Fantasy

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Relics and Wonders: Lombard's Amulet

Rating: 3
When a thirteen year-old girl is kidnapped from an elf palace, a series of events is set in motion that threatens to forever alter the world around her.
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The Trinity Signs

Rating: 4
Mankind is in danger and there is no one better to help than Tobias Ramsey, the last remaining member of the Guardians, a special group of knights supported by the Vatican.
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Reternity

Rating: 4
Neal Wooten has woven together bible-based Christianity, cutting-edge science and a surprise element of fantasy. Wooten’s tale is a coming-of-age story concerning a young man conflicted between Christianity and a deep fascination with science.
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A Greater Monster

Rating: 3
Katzman bundles all we associate with genre-plot, character development, obstacle and resolution—and tosses them into a hamper. There is no adequate way to describe this book in traditional terms.
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Farsighted

Rating: 4
High school sophomore Alex Kosmitoras is blind. And just when he thinks his loser life isn’t hard enough, he can see - into the future.
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The Crimson Battle Axe

Rating: 2.5
Gnarl, who wields the eponymous axe, fights against his oppressors, the humans, who for over a hundred years have enslaved his people. Thelady, the daughter of a human warrior, is an unlikely symbol of kindheartedness in an otherwise malicious species. She should be Gnarl’s natural enemy, but when Gnarl meets Thelady, he vows to protect her if she should ever need it.
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Oracle: Sunken Earth

Rating: 4
Oracle: Sunken Earth, the first book in C. W. Trisef’s seven-title Ret Cooper series, begins with Ret washed ashore after a particularly severe hurricane, a storm which cost the life of his Coast Guard captain rescuer.
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Neiko's Five Land Adventure

Rating: 4
Amanda Hawk is an eighteen year old girl from Loganville, Georgia who becomes brave warrior Captain Neiko Kidd in the make-believe land of Quari, where she leads her action figures against the evil Crackedskulls.
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Darkmage

Rating: 4
Darien Lauchlin has just been made a Grand Master of Aerysius when his brother, Aiden—who has just made a pact with the Lord of the Netherworld, Xerys—uses his power to utterly destroy Aerysius, a city high on a mountain.
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The Toy Sorcerer

Rating: 3.5
Fourteen year-old Alice Towers has awful dreams…nightmares really, where she is unable to walk. We are tossed into this scenario, which quickly moves from to unstable to surreal. It seems that Alice is trapped in The Realm of Dreams, where human dreams become reality.
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Misfits & Heroes: West From Africa

Rating: 5
The act of a social outcast releasing a wanderer from her bonds begins a story that soon intertwines the lives of many with the history of Africa and Western exploration. The time is approximately 12,000 BC when Naaba and Asha meet and start their unconventional journey.
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The Darkening Dream

Rating: 4
It is 1913 and the residents of Salem, MA, have no idea that their bustling town has recently become home to feuding vampires on the trail of a long lost treasure.
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The Black Stone Prophecy

Rating: 3
Alex Baj’s Young Adult Fantasy novel The Black Stone Prophecy is the first in a series centered around 12 year old Tom O’Malley and the magical realm of Nyi.
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Spire

Rating: 4
The central conflict of the story—which include strong fantasy elements cooking side-by-side with the sci-fi--exists between The Collective’s police state, the 'samples' or persons exposed to their drug experiments, and those making and distributing illegal drugs for profit.
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Fezariu's Epiphany

Rating: 2.5
Bruised by a rough childhood, a young man joins up with a legendary band of mercenaries and begins an exciting new life.
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Blood for Love

Rating: 2.5
The imaginary planet called D’ot is not a happy place. It is “peopled” with creatures who have evolved into reptilian humanoids. They are violent and sadistic and lack the basic compassion that is crucial in any society.
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To Kill a Warlock

Rating: 4
Though there’s plenty of sex and violence in this murderous tale there’s also just the right amount of humor and fairy dust sprinkled throughout.
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The Vision: Green Stone of Healing Series, Book One

Rating: 4
The Vision centers around political struggles in a fictional country/region, centered largely around the main character, whose questionable parentage turns out to be extremely significant and dangerous for most of the characters concerned. It’s a fantasy setting with very little magic, although there is some indication that there will be more supernatural plot points later in the sequels.
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Kandide and the Secret of the Mists, The Calabiyau Chronicles, Book 1

Rating: 3
Perfect for the 8-12 year old set, the book tells the story of Kandide, a spoiled nineteen year old fairy.
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Twilight People

Rating: 4
Joe Del Priore’s Twilight People is a collection of forty flash fiction stories that suggest what you would have gotten if Michael Palin and Rod Serling had worked together. The spontaneity of Del Priore’s quick wit makes these pieces spark and crackle.
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Alexander and the Moon: A Storybook

Rating: 4
Alexander and the Moon is a storybook written in the throes of chemotherapy by pediatric cancer survivor Max Ritvo and is illustrated by undergraduates at Yale University, who received funding for the project from the prestigious Louis Sudler Art Grant.
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Kandide and the Secret of the Mists, The Calabiyau Chronicles, Book 1

Rating: 3.5
Perfect for the 8-12 year old set, the book tells the story of Kandide, whose perfect childhood is ruined when her wing is injured and she is segregated with the rest of the Imperfect fairies.
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Time Will Tell

Rating: 4
The year is 2133 and the Nazis control the world. Four scientists are pressured to complete a Time Travel project in time for the 200th anniversary of Hitler's coming to power.