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Fire Touched - A Mercy Thompson Novel, #9

Mercy and Adam have always cracked me up. Their world is so fun but it has it’s danger too. When I have a bad day I can always curl up with them and just laugh. Their world is so different and interesting, I mean you have werewolves, a coyo...

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Bloodbound - Pathfinder Tales

Ah, treachery among vampires. How very quaint. Such is the case in Bloodbound, a Pathfinder Tales novel authored by F. Wesley Schneider. One of the main characters, Larsa, bears the burden of being the child of a vampire that betrayed his c...

5 Stars

Ex-Isle - Ex-Heroes, #5

In this world of ex-humans (zombies) and few survivors, there are stories of heroism and deception. This is the fifth book in this series and could probably be read and enjoyed without having read the previous four. However, much of the bac...

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Rebellion - Alien Attachments Book 2

Politics, kick-ass heroine, a rebel with a cause, telepathic fated mates -- usually a recipe for success, but this one fell a bit short for me. I felt like the author was trying to do way too much at the beginning of the book. This isn't th...

3 Stars

Gifted Thief - Highland Magic Book 1

GIFTED THIEF is the first book in a new series by Helen Harper called Highland Magic. Integrity Taylor is Sidhe, but she has denied her heritage because of the horrible treatment she received as a child. She ran away from the Clan that was...

4 Stars

Bitter Bite - Elemental Assassin, #14

I love this urban fantasy series because it combines such remarkably imaginative situations with action, angst, and romance, and the intense violence is over the top yet not nausea-inducing, a tricky line to navigate. One can’t help but get...

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City of Light - An Outcast Novel, #1

This was a great start to a new urban fiction series. The setting is a dystopian world that is the aftermath of a war between species. Bombs were dropped destroying much of the planet. Before that time super soldiers were built in labs and...

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Island of the Forbidden

This book came along at a perfect time. I was in the mood for a good, spooky book, and this one definitely fits the bill! I loved it. This book drew me in from the very beginning with a deeply intriguing storyline and more hidden gems than...

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Wedding Bells, Magic Spells - Raine Benares, #8

If you thought Raine Benares’s adventures would end after the destruction of the Saghred, you were wrong. This book picks up her story and shows that things are still not peaceful. However, Raine and Mychael are getting married between issu...

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The Night Voice - A Novel of the Noble Dead, #11

This long-running paranormal series has introduced some memorable characters and this story did a good job of resolving some of the ongoing issues while providing a quest that allows some of the characters to finally grow into their destini...

4 Stars

The Lazarus Gate - Lazarus Gate 1

The Lazarus Gate, which is the first book of the Lazarus Gate series, was an interesting read. I liked the mix of historical fiction and sci-fi. It had a great overlying mystery throughout most of the book and some intense scenes, which see...

4 Stars

Tarnished

Tarnished, the sequel to Perfected, is set in a world where the government passed legislation allowing humans to be genetically engineered and sold as pets. It continues Ella’s story and starts off right where Perfected left off, where Ella...

4 Stars

Kitty Saves the World - Kitty Norville, #14

Kitty and her adventures have always been amusing to me. I was introduce to her and her brood by a friend. Kitty is one of those people that you just like and I have enjoyed seeing her grow in this series. Carrie Vaughn has such a way with...

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The Dragon's Descent - An Ether Novel, #3

This is a wonderful middle grade book that is part of a series of books that tells the story of a young guardian angel named Vero. We first met Vero in Laurice E. Molinari’s first book in the series called The Ether: Vero’s Rising. It tells...

5 Stars

Revisionary - Magic Ex Libris: Book Four

Stellar action and mischief abound in this latest masterpiece by Jim C. Hines! Just when you're thinking it can't get better than this: it does! Timing is essential and Hines has it spades down! Government intrigue combined with magic book...

5 Stars

Air and Darkness - The Books of the Elements, #4

An excellent author’s talent lies in being able to create believable situations that engage the reader and invest him or her in the struggle being described. This can be even more challenging when the world being described is a fantasy cons...

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Jarek - Dragons of Preor, #1

This is a spinoff of the Ujal series. Jarek is a Preor, or dragon shifter to us humans. He has a past that haunts him and has made him feared and even hated by his own people. He’s on the mission to Earth to find brides as a commander only....

4 Stars

Blood In Her Veins - Nineteen Stories From the World of Jane Yellowrock

In today’s world of e-books and anthologies, it is hard to keep up and keep track of a favorite author or character. Faith Hunter and her publisher have done something I wish more would do; collect the stories in chronological order and pub...

5 Stars
  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: ROC

The Alchemy of Chaos - Maradaine Novels, #2

This story is an exciting fantasy that combines elements of magic with a complex war on drugs that has an insidious effect on the society of Maradaine. The fragile balance between those who have divided up the town is in flux due to the eve...

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  • Author: Marshall Ryan Maresca
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Dreaming Death - A Palace of Dreams Novel, #1

Some stories grab you from the first page and never let you out from under the spell, starting with a single thread and adding others until there is a complex tapestry of characters and events. The deft unfolding of this story and the bread...

5 Stars

Grave Visions - An Alex Craft Novel, #4

I absolutely love Kalayna Price and her Alex Craft series. Ms. Price has a way of weaving a world so vivid and addicting that once you pick up the book, you are unable to put it down until the end. The Alex Craft series has everything that...

5 Stars

Winterwood - Rowankind, #1

On the British throne sits Mad King George. Hammering at the door is Bonaparte. In spite of repercussions, magic users have not all registered with the Mysterium. Bondservants, which no one knows where they originally came from are part of...

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In Constant Fear

In Constant Fear, by Peter Liney, pulls your attention from the very first page. I didn't realize that this was book three in a series until almost the end of the book when a few references to the past were made. In Constant Fear is definit...

5 Stars

Shallow Graves

What would you do if you woke up one night to a man digging you out of a grave? What if the evil inside him compelled you to drain him of his life force before you could comprehend what you were doing? If you are Breezy, a teenager whose li...

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Graveyard - The Mutant Files, #3

Detective Lee is focused on one thing, catching the Bonebreaker and bringing him in to be punished for his crimes. Unfortunately, political forces have culminated in an attack on LA by the Aztec Empire. In the confusion of the assault, Lee...

3 Stars

The Brimstone Deception - A SPI Files Novel, #3

I love Lisa Shearin’s books and couldn’t wait to read more about the adventures of Makenna, her partner, Ian and the rest of the SPI agents. An added plus are sexy goblins and elves. Mythical and magical creatures abound in this story which...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lisa Shearin
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Necessary Evil and the Greater Good

Wow. There are no other words that suffice. Necessary Evil and the Greater Good is novel of good and evil, truth and lies, and ultimate hilarity. Author Adam Ingle has created a novel that encompasses the entirety of Heaven and Hell, while...

5 Stars

The Geomancer - A Gareth and Adele Novel, #1 / Vampire Empire, #4

This is a great standalone novel with a good arcing storyline. Not only that, but the cast of characters are well-established making this rollicking tale an easy read. If you're looking for a good plot, diverse characters with their subplot...

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Virtues of War - The Astral Saga, #1

Virtues of War is a refreshing military science fiction read. It focuses on three key crew members of the Rapier—Lt. Katha Emmes, Sublt. Jack Mallory, and Lt. Commander Thomas Kane. The book transports us into the 26th century where there a...

4 Stars

Michael Midas Champion #1

“Michael Midas, Champion: Book One”, written by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and illustrated by Scott Beefiel, details the origin of Champion, told through a collaborative effort between a young boy and his grandmother. The drawings are vivid and th...

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The Rebirth - Soldiers of the Craft Series, #1

This awesome debut novel is the perfect introduction to a series, or at least I hope it becomes a series. While some of the characters and situations may feel over the top, over all this story is truly well written. The introduction almost...

4 Stars

The Society of Blood - Obsidian Heart, #2

Alex is a likable guy who is just trying to save his little girl. Along the way, he is trying to take care of another post-abused girl with the help of Clover who is sassy but has to pretend to be a good subservient Victorian wife. The dial...

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The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School

This story was alright. When I began reading it I looked forward to reading a Gothic mystery/horror. It had some elements but was lacking something. I do like YA and hoped this would be a new favorite. On the positive, the characters were a...

3 Stars

Meeting Infinity

What does the future hold? If you could imagine what the future would be like, what kind of story would you tell to describe it? For many sci-fi writers, they often write about what the future might be like. But what if the future is now? F...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Gregory Benford, James S.A. Corey, Madeline Ashby, Aliette de Bodard, Kameron Hurley, John Barnes, Simon Ings, Gwyneth Jones, Nancy Kress, Yoon Ha Lee, Ian McDonald, Ramez Naam, An Owomoyela, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Bruce Sterling, Sean Williams
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Solaris

Mercury Striking - The Scorpius Syndrome, #1

I am so excited that New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Zanetti has started a new series. Unlike her wildly popular romantic suspense Sin Brothers’ series, this time Rebecca has entered the world of Urban Fantasy to cre...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Forgotten - Brides of the Kindred, #16

Two has gone too far this time! This series just keeps amazing me and I don't see an ending in sight. I remember meeting Rone and Kate and being intrigued by the Wulven Kindred and this book satisfied my curiosity in that regard. As per the...

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The Night Clock

The Night Clock is a disjointed horror/fantasy novel chock so full of characters, rich imagery and dream details it was hard to keep track of everything and tie it all together, though in the end everything comes full circle...even if it to...

3 Stars

Thunderbird

If anyone has ever wondered what might happen if we ever made first contact with extraterrestrials, it might be a good idea to read the new sci-fi novel, Thunderbird, by Jack McDevitt. This novel was so good! Once I started reading it, it w...

5 Stars

Conspiracy of Angels - Shadowside, #1

When I realized Michelle Belanger was trying her hand at writing fiction, I knew I had to check it out. The books she wrote before were all non-fiction topics on the paranormal and so it just seems right that she would follow along that pat...

4 Stars

Adira's Mate - Space Wars, #1

Adira’s Mate starts off with a bang as Adira meets Fin when he points a gun at her head. They are from different planets--Adira is Imarian and Fin Craegin with no love lost between the two races. Fin is escaping a medical facility as Adira...

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The New Order - Elementia Chronicles #2: An Unofficial Minecraft-Fan Adventure

Well I knew that my eleven year old was going to grab this one as soon as she came home. Well it came on a Saturday and yup she was home I didn’t even get it out of the package before she screamed, ripped it out of my hand, and ran off to r...

5 Stars

Unforgiven - Fallen, #5

I haven’t been that much of a fan of this series and with the ending of book 4 I wasn't too sure about this one. But with the movie coming out shortly I knew that I would need to revisit this world of fallen angels. This new story finds us...

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Nexis

This book reminded me of another book called Elusion, where people go to a virtual world to escape. This book was pretty inventive and really felt like a wonderful blend of cyborg tech and a girl who is all natural. In the world, everyone d...

4 Stars

Imperfect

Let me just say that I am sure this is a good story. I liked what of this book I read and the only major flaw I had with it is NOT something that is “wrong” with the book. I am not saying that at all. I mean, I was annoyed by the gigantic i...

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Minotaur

This was an interesting young adult adventure story. Thera is a rebellious teen who is dropped at the home for wayward girls when her grandmother decides she can't handle her anymore. Thera is difficult even by her own admission and is more...

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Alien

I have a serious love/hate relationship with series. I love all the different stories with a familiar background, but hate waiting. The story from Laurann Dohner was a long time coming. Zorn warriors are hot, hot, hot! Coto’s story wasn’t a...

4 Stars

Born of Betrayal - The League: Nemesis Rising, #8

Sherrilyn Kenyon has done it again. I think she sits around wondering how she can make her fans want to kidnap her so we don't have to wait for the next book. Each one of these ends but in such a way to rip your heart out so you are a walki...

5 Stars

Robot Universe

I saw this book come in and was really excited to give it a review. As I am working on a Virtual Reality project involving our robot friends (or foes), the timing was perfect! Ana Matronic's Robot Universe is a beautifully made, full color...

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Doctor Who: City of Death

Whovians are in for a real treat when they read the latest Doctor Who novel, City of Death, by Douglas Adams and James Goss. Once I started reading this book, it was hard to put down. I LOVED it! The beginning of the story was filled with m...

5 Stars

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 edited by Joe Hill is a fantastic anthology of short stories. For someone new to the genres it provides snippets and pieces of the different types of stories involved in both genres. The st...

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  • Authors: Kelly Link, Neil Gaiman, Karen Russell, T. C. Boyle, Sofia Samatar, Jo Walton, Cat Rambo, Daniel H. Wilson, Seanan McGuire, Jess Row
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Mariner Books

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