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[ Sep 2014 ]
Book Review: THE HOUSE OF THE FOUR WINDS by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory

BOOKS – FANTASY
BY COLLEEN REED
In Short: An incredibly talented princess disguises herself as a gentleman of fortune to seek her future.
Recommended: Yes – but only as brain candy.
“We must go forth and seek our fortunes!” little Damaris cried, bouncing …

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[ Sep 2014 ]
The Ocean at the End of the Lane

BOOKS – FANTASY – NEIL GAIMAN
BY RACHEL HYLAND
In Short: Neil Gaiman at his enigmatic, shiver-inducing and thought-provoking best.
Recommended: Hell, yes!
I am staring at the pond remembering things that are hard to believe. Why do I find the hardest thing for me …

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[ Aug 2014 ]
When Did You See Her Last

BOOKS – CHILDREN – HUMOR
BY RACHEL HYLAND
In Short: A study in contrasts: light and dark, funny and sad, obvious and obscure. Absolutely worth your time.
Recommended: YES!
“Nobody wants to hear that you will try your best. It is the wrong thing to …

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[ Aug 2014 ]
Goblin Emperor

BOOKS – FANTASY – FAE
BY COLLEEN REED
In Short: Sympathy for the main character saves a very long book.
Recommended: Yes.
After a time, he felt a deeper rhythm, the rhythm of the stone and water, not the rhythm of his words …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Ice Red

BOOKS – SCIENCE FICTION – ADAPTATION
BY COLLEEN REED
Published by Carina Press
Release Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Available in Kindle Edition
In Short: Bianca Ross is being cheated out of her corporate heritage on Mars by her stepmother. She has the business …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
The Incrementalists

BOOKS
KATE NAGY
Published by Tor
Release Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Available in Hardcover and Kindle
In Short: Members of a powerful, benevolent secret society unite when one of their own goes rogue.
Recommended: Oh, sort of. Look, this book is …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Soul of Fire

BOOKS
KATE NAGY
The Portals, Book 2
Release Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Available in Paperback and Kindle
In Short: A re-telling of the Tam Lin legend, updated for the electronic age.
Recommended: Sort of. Not un-recommended, anyway.
Twelve weeks ago, Jan …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
End Dayz

BOOKS – YA
On the front lines of the digital publishing revolution, two authors go it alone… together.
BY KELLIE SHERIDAN and ERICA CROUCH
The publishing world is changing. Bookstores are closing, authors are expected to do more and more of …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Charming

BOOKS — URBAN FANTASY
BY SARA PAIGE
Pax Arcana, Book 1
Published by Orbit
Release Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Available in Paperback
In Short: A wayward knight and a blonde fight for humanity – and themselves.
Recommended: Yes!
“So, why are we …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl

BOOKS — STEAMPUNK – VAMPIRES
BY GEONN CANNON
Published by Tor Books
Release Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Available in Hardcover and Kindle editions
In Short: A young man from a fishing village joins forces with an eclectic group of adventurers …