Aug 31, 2016
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Fantasy

philomena
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Fifteen-year-old fights predators in the fantastical world of: PHILOMENA

By Mark Guiney

Rating:  star star star star star 

Part swashbuckling adventure, part richly detailed fantasy universe, part coming of age tale, this rich foray into the Cor Novan Sky Alamanac spans multiple genres.

DEMONBLADE
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Fantastical battles against a Demon King in: THE DEMON’S BLADE

By Steven Drake

Rating:  star star star star star 

An unusually powerful mage armed with an ancient sword flees a vicious king, gathers unlikely allies, and discovers an eons-old prophecy that binds them all.

WARRIORWAY
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A saga featuring characters of mythological proportion in: WARRIOR OF THE WAY

By Nathan Chandler

Rating:  star star star star star 

Nathan Chandler’s WARRIOR OF THE WAY is an ambitious undertaking that is reminiscent of another monumental tale with a deep backstory – Game of Thrones.

DEWDROP
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Good versus evil in a land of squirrels in: A DEWDROP AWAY

By C.A. Allen

Rating:  star star star star star 

A charming adventure, A DEWDROP AWAY translates the struggle of good versus evil into the squirrel land of Arborland and follows three key protagonists as they discover the truth about their land.

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Real World and Spiritual World Conflict Come Together in: GANESHA’S TEMPLE

By Rohit Gaur

Rating:  star star star star star 

While Kashmir is threatened by political discord between its residents, the teenage son of a government official must aid the gods in their own battle to regain power and harmony in the Veiled Lands.

MYSTERIUM
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A fantastical showdown between the heavenly host and the sinister demons: MASTERS’ MYSTERIUM: LAS VEGAS

By R.R. Reynolds

Rating:  star star star star star 

In the aftermath of Wisconsin Dells, humanity learns to live alongside angels and demons.

DARKNESS
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A demonic battle reaches its apex in: SERVANT OF DARKNESS

By Simon J Cambridge

Rating:  star star star star star 

The ancient race of Ell stand at a precipice as Korfax unlocks earth-shattering power and takes the fight to the force behind the never-ending demonic forces.

LIES
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The fantastical battle against demons continues in: SERVANT OF LIES

By Simon J. Cambridge

Rating:  star star star star star 

With immense power to rival the Creator, Korfax enters a world of political backstabbing while racing to defeat the dark forces intent on wiping out the Ell in a unique fantasy epic.

FIRE
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Angelic forces versus the demonic attacks of a fantastical world in: SERVANT OF FIRE

By Simon J. Cambridge

Rating:  star star star star star 

Intense world building results in a unique high fantasy epic following Korfax as he studies, masters, and becomes a major player in SERVANT OF FIRE.

BLADE
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Magic adventure and battle in: THE MARTYR’S BLADE

By Joel Manners

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE MARTYR’S BLADE is a cohesive and exciting debut novel in the classic sword and sorcery style that starts this promising series.

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A young boy takes a spiritual journey in: VERSUS THE MULTIVERSE

By Kyle Darnell

Rating:  star star star star star 

Kyle Darnell is a young boy whose life changes forever after he gets into an argument with his older brother Chris and gets slammed to the ground.

JESTIVIAN
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Young adults from a magical kingdom against a force from the Dark Realm in: ERAFEEN. BOOK ONE: THE JESTIVAN

By David F. Ferris

Rating:  star star star star star 

A team of young adults from the Five Kingdoms of the Light Realm must unite and train to face a great danger.

FOREIGNSHORE
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A girl pushes the social boundaries for her gender in: A FOREIGN SHORE

By Forrest Johnson

Rating:  star star star star star 

A teenage girl runs away from her family and ends up taking part in world-changing events, dressed as a man and marching with an army of foreign invaders.

COFFIN
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The battle of good and evil in society: SIR COFFIN GRAVES

By Leinad Platz

Rating:  star star star star star 

This exploration of the forces of good and evil, and how they fight for power in a society is alternately hopeful and dark.

DOGEGGS
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Strange things are happening in Bufkin County, where monsters are real in: THE DOG THAT LAID EGGS

By Jonathan Maas

Rating:  star star star star star 

This absurd tale set in the mythical 19th century Bufkin County all starts when one pup, Salem, starts mysteriously laying eggs, one of which hatches into something most extraordinary, a cyclops resembling a pug with wings

OCEANIDES
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A mysterious song taunts outcast Venusian sirens in: SONG OF THE OCEANIDES

By J.G. Zymbalist

Rating:  star star star star star 

SONG OF THE OCEANIDES is a peculiar but mesmerizing tale that follows three outcasts as they struggle to find meaning in the random events of their lives.

SKYRIZER
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Adventures of a new superhero in: SKYRIZER

By Cody Goodfellow and Phillip Buchanon

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young man named Mason McCoy is forced to become a superhero after gaining unearthly abilities.

SECRETS
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Title: A Southern Californian man takes a Faustian journey in: SECRETS OF MEN IN A LIFEBOAT

By Todd R. Baker

Rating:  star star star star star 

A man loses his job and broods over how to continue making ends meet for himself and his beloved young son as his fortieth birthday approaches.

DREGS
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A countdown to a new war begins in a post-apocalyptic world in: DREGS OF THE CULVER WASTE: SAND AND SCRAP

By Chris Sendrowski

Rating:  star star star star star 

Outcasts eke out a living in the deadly Culver Waste digging for lost treasure until an earth-shattering chamber is found, setting in motion a post-apocalyptic epic reaching to the stars.

DRAGONSLAYER
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A Floridian finds himself in a fantastical world of the past in: PRINCE DRAGONSLAYER

By CG Cactus

Rating:  star star star star star 

A clever premise that is debilitated by an unlikable protagonist, PRINCE DRAGONSLAYER.

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Surprising and fun, but also heartbreaking and mournful stories in: LOVE HURTS

By Tricia Reeks, ed. Jeff VanDer Meer, et. al.

Rating:  star star star star star 

A collection of dark love stories in science fiction and fantasy, from authors both renowned and obscure.

KILLKING
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A sorcerer and king battle in the dark world of: TO KILL A KING

By Theodore Singer

Rating:  star star star star star 

Kalath is a sorcerer among a barbarian tribe, minding his own barbarian business, when his wife gets kidnapped.

CROSSBACK
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Angels, demons and supernatural warriors battle in: CROSSBACK

By Paul Proffet

Rating:  star star star star star 

Recovering from defeating an ancient demon, Doyle and Briar gather warriors to hunt down and stop a sinister entity targeting children.

FRACTURES
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An assassin continues her work in the afterlife in: FRACTURES

By Will James

Rating:  star star star star star 

A professional assassin commits her last murder, dies, and finds herself recruited to reprise her role in the afterlife.