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Abducted - Alien Mate Index, #1

Unassuming plus size gal Zoe beats out supermodels to be the first woman kidnapped from earth to be sold to the highest bidder. What an honor! Yeah, not so much. Zoe is to be sold to an alien who wants to make her an exhibit in his zoo, and...

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Independent Study - The Testing, #2

Independent Study is the second book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s my pleasure to report that this is no sophomore slump story. In fact, I enjoyed this storyline better than the first book because there was no time wasted...

4 Stars

The Hidden Oracle - The Trials of Apollo, #1

Alright, so I should have known that this was another spin off. Ya - shoot me. This is the first book in The Trials of Apollo series, but it doesn’t stand alone. So luckily my 11 year old had already read the other books by Rick Riordan and...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult, Kids: Middle Grade, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Hyperion

The Pages of the Mind - The Uncharted Realms, #1

I thought “The Pages of the Mind” was just a new book to a new series. After the horrible time I had with the 12 kingdoms I wanted to give this author another chance. But I found out that although this is a new series it’s a spin-off of you...

4 Stars

Valdemar: The Last Herald-Mage Trilogy

I fell in love with this author’s Valdemar series several decades ago. This was fantasy that intrigued me, combining a well-built world with magic and the fascination of horse-type beings who were wise and able to communicate with their spe...

5 Stars
  • Author: Mercedes Lackey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: DAW

The Complete Double Dead

It's zombies vs. vampires vs. bad guys vs. food in this tale of horror from start to finish! Mr. Wendig does an excellent job capturing and sustaining the reader's attention. When it comes to irony Wendig piles it on from scene to scene whe...

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Spear of Light - The Glittering Edge, #2

While The Glittering Edge, #1 was all about travel and integrating with the machines, The Glittering Edge #2 is more about relationships. Chrystal was a favorite character of mine in the first book, but she didn't appear much in this second...

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Chaos Choreography - An Incryptid Novel, #5

This is such a fun series, not just because of the breadth of imagination that blends real-life situations with remarkably outlandish creatures in a unique urban fantasy. Those who follow these stories are already familiar with beloved char...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

The Drafter - The Peri Reed Chronicles, #1

I am a huge fan of Kim Harrison. While, I have not finished the Hollows series (yet!), that series got me into Urban Fantasy. I will be forever grateful for that. This book has gotten A LOT of mixed reviews, and I think the problem is that...

5 Stars

Daughter of Albion - A Novel of Ancient Britain

This book kept looking at me on the list so I decided to get it so it would leave me alone. And what I found was a take it or leave it book. The pacing of this story was pretty fast and it didn't take long to get to the end. There are no st...

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Duskfall - Chaos Queen, #1

Duskfall is the Borne Identity for the fantasy crowd! In this breathtaking fantasy three lives intertwine in an adventure for the ages. This story is full of wonderful characters that leap off the page and a story that is weaved with everyt...

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Marked - Sequel to Tracked

OMG OMG OMG!! How I haven't read this series before now is beyond me!! Book one is Tracked and Marked is the sequel. The covers are not the greatest, if you ask me, but I'm a diehard fan of this series now!!! Marked has got to be one of the...

5 Stars

Wishing Day - Book 1

I wanted to love this book so much! But the story was just all over the place. Nothing really seemed to have an order and the story was just so confusing because of it. “Wishing Day” started out so charming with a premise that sounded so cu...

3 Stars

Contact

“Contact” is about a girl named Mira who has tried to commit suicide twice because of the grief that comes along with her gift of being able to read other people’s psyches upon skin contact. While dealing with that her father and his compan...

4 Stars

From a Drood to a Kill - A Secret Histories Novel, #9

From a Drood to a Kill is another novel in the secret histories series by Simon R Green. The series is a continuation of the amazing adventures of Eddie Drood, part of a lineage of family that keeps humanity safe from the "dark, demonic, an...

4 Stars
  • Author: Simon R. Green
  • Review by: Gabrielle
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Dance of the Bones - Beaumont and Walker, #22

What a great read! Ms. Jance's talents for research and storytelling coalesce into a timely tale of murder, greed, and history. She utilizes her suspense storytelling skills to deliver a stellar murder mystery by uniting the talents of two...

4 Stars

Otherworld Secrets: An Anthology - An Otherworld Novel

One of my favorite collections of paranormal stories is the ‘Otherworld’ series by this author. I am fascinated by the interactions of the various characters, including the thought-provoking idea of a female alpha who became a werewolf beca...

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  • Author: Kelley Armstrong
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Plume

Forbidden

I have read every one of the original Sazi series by C.T. Adams (Cat Adams & Cathy Clamp). While Forbidden is a continuation of the series, its focus is of a how the Sazi works. Forbidden's focus is Luna Lake and how all the different Sazi...

4 Stars

King's Folly - The Kinsman Chronicles

I am torn with King's Folly. Although the book was good I had some issues with it. First off I felt confused through the first part, but I ended up loving it once I read it a few times (lol). That being said this author is amazing! Jill Wil...

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Switched - Brides of the Kindred, #17

How could there NOT be some laugh out loud moments in this book? An interesting spin for the series and as always the author’s creativity and world building blow me away. Frankie is a strong woman who takes care of herself, and doesn’t let...

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The Prison in Antares - Dead Enders, #2

Mike Resnick provides an excellent read along with good and (at times) unexpected plot twists. His characterizations makes a reader empathetic to some of the characters' trials and tribulations. This is an excellent serial book in that the...

4 Stars

Anthology I: A Collection of 8 Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Stories

A buffet of science fiction tales in this Anthology 1 offers readers the opportunity to check out new authors without harming their pocketbook! There are several robot-type tales along with a mix of fantasy stories. Some tug the heartstring...

4 Stars

Broken Hero

Jonathan Woods provides another hilarious tale of woe in the life of MI37 secret agent Arthur Wallace. A truly delightful story Broken Hero will have you rooting for the robots, some or all, at times. Nowhere near serious is how the newest...

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Reader Abduction - An Alien Abduction Romance

Well who knew??!! This was a delightful read with a whimsical twist by the author that had me hopeful and planning to attend the next romance conference in my area that Eve Langlais was going to be present at. Brigitte is like all other wom...

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Camp Alien - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #13

One disaster after another – of course they are always someone else’s doing, because let’s face it, there is a lot of evil in our world (not to mention other worlds) and they almost always have some nefarious purpose or goal that only makes...

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Hazel and the Alien Biker - Intergalactic Brides 5

Quick Synopsis: When Reyvor lost his mate, he was kicked off of his home world. Now he spends his time on Earth riding around on his motorcycle, lost. But when he sees Hazel and her three daughters trying to find food in the dumpster behind...

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Jacie and The Alien Bodyguard - Intergalactic Brides 6

Quick Synopsis: When Jacki ends up pregnant from a quick romance with Myro, she immediately gets on the ship to be taken to his home world. What she doesn’t know is that Myro is not going to be there when she lands. He’s already taken anoth...

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Ink and Bone - The Great Library, #1

The best kinds of fantasy stories are those that stretch the imagination while telling a compelling tale, and this one definitely entertained me with its ‘what if’s’. Having been conditioned to celebrating the Gutenberg press and its far-re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: NAL

Alien in Chief - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #12

The wonderful blend of reality and fantastical science fiction adventures provide hours of entertainment in this series that continues to ramp up the excitement while exploring how aliens can get well-assimilated into Earth politics. The hi...

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I, Robot - To Preserve - To Preserve

Isaac Asimov’s remarkable contribution to science as well as science fiction provides the backbone for thought-provoking stories such as this one. Dr. Reichert continues to expertly immerse the reader in a society that is entirely plausible...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mickey Zucker Reichert
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

The Untimely Deaths of Alex Wayfare

The Untimely Deaths of Alex Wayfare will not disappoint you! I didn’t know this was a book two at the time I started so I went out and found a copy of book one and devoured it. This one picks up where book one leaves off and well it was a d...

5 Stars

Midnight Taxi Tango - A Bone Street Rumba Novel, #2

Carlos is still coming to grips with his new half-life, working for the Council of the Dead to solve ghost problems. That’s fine except his focus is divided knowing that Sacha, his love is out there and he wants her back. His friend Kia, Ba...

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  • Author: Daniel José Older
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: ROC

Darker Space

So this was one of my most anticipated books of the year. I downloaded it the second it became available and stayed up way too late reading that first night. I was a little worried because sometimes when I hype the stuff up in my head it do...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lisa Henry
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

Masks and Shadows

Masks and Shadows is a wonderful historical story with a hint of magic. It is definitely one for the lover of historical / classics. If you love dramatic love affairs, mystery secret societies, and amazing lavish descriptions then this book...

4 Stars

Call Forth the Waves - The Celestine Series, #2

OMG, what to say first off, don't read this “Call Forth the Waves” if you haven’t read book one! You will be hopefully lost. Second this book was so much better than book one and I don't say that very often. I devoured this book in a few ho...

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The Mage Sister

When I first began the book, Jahx wasn't a character I cared for. Once we got to 352 years after the prologue and we see a different Jahx I couldn't help but love him. He was no longer insufferable but kind, gentle, patient and sexy. To his...

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Captured by the Cyborg - Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance Book 3

Illumina Smith is on the run. Danger has followed her every step. She's not able to dodge it for long. If she's caught the consequences could prove to be fatal. Could Dale Homme, an ex-Cyber Operations field agent, be what she needs? Dale H...

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  • Author: Cara Bristol
  • Review by: DebA
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Series: Stands Alone, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Cara Bristol

Golden - Heart of Dread, #3

I dived into this book right after it came. To tell you too much would give away spoilers, and I don’t want to do that. So, I’ll keep this short. The characters come alive off the page in this amazing breathtaking conclusion to the Heart of...

5 Stars

Sing Down the Stars - The Celestine Series, #1

Sing Down the Stars starts out pretty well but then the MC skips back to the past. I really wished it would have started in the past telling us what had happened. The current way makes it feel choppy. The story is slower than most and kind...

3 Stars

The Promise - Seven Wonders Journals

My daughter who is eleven is a diehard fan of this series. She devoured this as soon as she got home. She said that she loves how these journals are released right before the next book comes out. It helps to refresh her mind on what happene...

5 Stars

The Legend of the Rift - Seven Wonders, #5

This review is from my eleven year old as she loves this series. ----- ADDICTED!! I’M ADDICTED, I NEED MORE!! The ending to this one was so amazing and surprising. I so didn’t see it coming. I really was hoping that someone messed up since...

5 Stars

The Shock of Night - The Darkwater Saga, #1

One thing that got my interest in "The Shock of Night", a novel by Patrick W. Carr, is the title. In a way, the title makes sense. The story is good fantasy and the characters are memorable. I liked the way the mysterious gift in this story...

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The Testing - The Testing, #1

The Testing is the first of three books in a YA Dystopian series by Joelle Charbonneau where a cast of young characters are challenged to stay alive to earn a better position in their society. Just when the survivors think that they are saf...

4 Stars

Flamecaster - Shattered Realms, #1

If you are a fan of the prequel series you might dive right into Flamecaster and love this new spin off series from Chima. But for me this one lost a lot of luster once the climax of the beginning was over. The story fell flat and the chara...

3 Stars

The Demonists - Book 1

This was a really good start to a new urban fantasy series. John Fogg and his wife Theodora Knight are paranormal investigators with their own television show. Theodora is a psychic and John is an exorcist. One night a case goes horribly wr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Pirate Bound - Telepathic Space Pirates - A Prequel

This first book by writing duo Carysa Locke is intriguing. A Talented, mostly telepathic race. Pirates in space. Two women on the run from a dastardly evil brother. What's not to like? Well. There's the slightly unsettling mental comparison...

4 Stars

The Traitor Baru Cormorant

“The Traitor Baru Cormorant” is a complex and dense fantasy tale exploring the nuances of power and oppression. It starts off with a glimpse of a society that seems comfortable and self-sustaining but insidiously deepens into a frightening...

4 Stars

Nightwish - An Echoes of Eternity Novel, #1

Serena Sykes has just discovered that not only does she have supernatural abilities but the family she didn’t know existed does as well and to prevent them from triggering a supernatural wasteland she must learn to control hers in this urba...

3 Stars

The Wilds - The Wilds, #1

I was caught up by the story's ability to unfold in such a way that what you thought might happen didn't always happen the way you envisioned. The story's premise is unique and offered a well-constructed world in which the characters could...

4 Stars

Ash and Silver - A Sanctuary Novel, #2

Carol Berg excels at creating vivid fantasy worlds with tortured and fascinating characters and that is exquisitely demonstrated in her story “Ash and Silver”. The combination of the mystery behind Greenshank’s past that is gradually reveal...

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