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House of Earth and Blood

Narrated by Elizabeth Evans Anyone who listens to or reads Fantasy novels on a regular basis is probably familiar with the work of Sarah J. Maas, but if you're not, I've got the perfect introduction to her writing for you. With House of Earth and Blood, the first book in a brand-new series intend ...

B
The Iron Crown

M.A. Grant’s The Iron Crown is The Sixth Sense meets Vikings plus magic. Grant takes an outlandish mash-up and handles it with intelligent writing, but doesn’t treat the central love story as central, which means the book – though marketed as one - ultimately doesn’t feel like a romance. ...

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Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver is a lush, richly imagined, gloriously magical fantasy novel that takes its inspiration from Russian and Jewish folklore. A story full of adventure, wit, dangerous fey and clever queens, it is everything, EVERYTHING that a fairy tale for adults should be. Irina is the plain daught ...

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Spellbinder

Thea Harrison’s Moonshadow series weaves old English tales of magic and myth into her established world of shifters and Fae. In her new story, Spellbinder ,she blends legend and the paranormal together to tell the tragic story of Morgan le Fae, a sorcerer and kingmaker sentenced into a life of ser ...

B
One Blood Ruby

One Blood Ruby is the follow-up to Melissa Marr's Seven Black Diamonds, published in early 2016. This second installment picks up shortly after book one ended, and I definitely recommend starting at the beginning of the series in order to have a full understanding of the characters, the world they i ...

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Forevermore

I’m not a great reader of paranormals, but all the buzz and good reviews I’d seen for Firelight the first book in Kristen Callihan’s Darkest London series tempted me to read it; and once I did, I was totally hooked and have eagerly devoured all the subsequent instalments. Forevermore is the se ...

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Tower of Thorns

It’s safe to say that science fiction and fantasy novels have been staples of my reading diet since I first began to read, which means that I can be a harsh critic when it comes to this genre. I’ve read so many of these books I know what terrific, great, good, acceptable and sub-par look like in ...

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The Wolf Prince

I love shape shifters, especially wolves. I also love the fey, most especially the Sidhe courts. So when I found a book that combined both Sidhe and shape shifters, I was delighted. Unfortunately, by the end of this book I was far less pleased. Prince Ruben of Teslinko must choose a br ...

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Magick by Moonrise

What do you get when you mix the magic and mystery of the Fey version of Camelot with Queen Mary of England and the Spanish Inquisition? Well, I had hoped a great story, but I felt that the contradictions of the enchantment of Camelot and the word at the cusp of Enlightenment became just too deep a ...

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The Iron King

I don’t read a lot of young adult fiction, but when I discovered this received a nomination for best first book of 2010 in the Rita nominations, I decided to take a chance on it. I’m glad I did because I loved this first entry in the author’s Iron Fae series, and am eager to read the rest. ...