Shadowborne

Two brothers spend their youth preparing to enter another land where magic exists. Their goal, the purpose of all the warrior training their grandfather gives them, is to defeat a villain. But their plans are screwed before they even get to the portal magic world. And once they do get there, it’s only to find out that they’re woefully unprepared and not needed.

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A Drop of Magic

Alex is a typical woman, going about her life & work, and hoping she’ll never meet any fae. When the sudden murder of her best friend brings two threatening fae to her door, Alex is thrust into a world of secrets and danger. While the fae & humans currently have an uneasy truce, neither side is happy with the compromise, and Alex will need to uncover secrets about her friend, his mission, and about her own self, in order to survive.

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Havenfall

Working at a magical inn makes for a great escape from a messed up life, where Maddie’s mother is in jail for killing Maddie’s brother.

Maddie’s uncle has no kids, so she needs to prove to her uncle that she’s no longer the immature kid who’s always spent her summers there. She needs to prove that she’s responsible enough to inherit a magical inn. Only, when everything in the safe haven goes wrong, and Maddie is put in charge, can she keep four alien civilizations from going to war?

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The Glass Magician

The Glass Magician by Caroline Stevermer My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thalia is a young woman working as a stage magician towards the end of the 19th century. She performs her magic tricks, keeps her audience engaged, and looks forward to her next gig. With her parents dead, the stage and her manager, Mr. […]

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De-Stressing

Whoever thought that we’d live through a real life apocalypse? When I read, books come to life in my head. The characters really do exist. The countries & cultures are somewhere out there, just beyond my reach. But on another level, I could also appreciate that even if I’ll never get to fly across the […]

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The Midnight Hour

The Midnight Hour by Benjamin Read My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wacky, fun, and imaginative. Emily lives a normal boring life, which includes getting into major arguments with her embarrassing mother. When her mother leaves on an errand and doesn’t come back, and then her father doesn’t return from trying to find her mom, […]

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Unwritten

When her parents kidnapped their daughter & escaped from their book into real life, they did not expect their daughter to find her way back into that book as a teenager. Now Gracie must evade a villain and learn how much of her life is dictated by her pre-written destiny, and if she has any control over how her own story will end.

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Fireborne

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda My rating: 5 of 5 stars A book of character, of tough life changing choices between family, loyalty, logic, and beliefs. It was just so amazingly complex and wonderful. There are two characters whose lives intertwine in many ways, yet come from extremely opposing backgrounds. Annie has every reason to hate […]

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City of Broken Magic

A young woman takes a job as a Sweeper, an elite force that combats monsters that feed off of old magic. With an underemployed staff, a crass boss, and a government that refuses to acknowledge the importance of the Sweepers, Laura has her job cut out for her.

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Dog Driven

A girl who’s keeping her vision issues a secret from her parents is pressured into running a dog sledding race. Will she complete the race, or will she own up about her problems before she places herself and her dogs at risk?

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