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Before She Ignites (Fallen Isles Trilogy #1)

By Jodi Meadows Book #1 of the Fallen Isles Trilogy 4 out of 5 stars Summary Before Mira Minkoba is the Hopebearer. Since the day she was born, she’s been told she’s special. Important. Perfect. She’s known across the Fallen Isles not just for her beauty, but for the Mira Treaty named after her, a… Continue reading Before She Ignites (Fallen Isles Trilogy #1)

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Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1)

By Sebastien de Castell Book #1 of the Spellslinger duology 5 out of 5 stars Summary Magic is a con game. Kellen is moments away from facing his first mage's duel and the start of four trials that will make him a spellcaster. There's just one problem: his magic is gone. As his sixteenth birthday… Continue reading Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1)

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Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby #3)

By William Ritter Book #3 of the Jackaby quartet 5 out of 5 stars Summary Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly lady of 926 Augur Lane, has enlisted the investigative services of her fellow residents to solve a decade-old murder—her own. Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, Detective R. F. Jackaby, dive into the cold case, starting… Continue reading Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby #3)

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The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (Book #1)

By Mary Weber Book #1 of the Evaporation of Sofi Snow series 2.5 out of 5 stars Summary Ever since the Delonese ice-planet arrived eleven years ago, Sofi's dreams have been vivid. Alien. In a system where Earth's corporations rule in place of governments and the humanoid race orbiting the moon are allies, her only… Continue reading The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (Book #1)

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The Naming (Books of Pellinor #1)

By Alison Croggon Book #1 of the Books of Pellinor series 5 out of 5 stars Summary Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child after her family is destroyed in war. She is unaware that she possesses a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member… Continue reading The Naming (Books of Pellinor #1)

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Odd & True

By Cat Winters 4.75 out of 5 stars Summary Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that Tru’s older, she’s starting to wonder if her older sister’s tales were just comforting lies, especially because there’s nothing fantastic about her own life—permanently disabled and in constant pain… Continue reading Odd & True

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Wanted (The Storymakers #2)

By Betsy Schow 3.75 out of 5 stars Summary In the sequel to Spelled, can Robin Hood's daughter, Rexi, stop the Wicked Witch from finding Excalibur? Fairy-Tale Survival Rule No. 52: No matter how difficult the obstacles or all-powerful the evil villain, one can rest assured that the hero of the story never dies. The sidekicks… Continue reading Wanted (The Storymakers #2)