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New Release Klaxon: Nine Dragons Gold by Katy Haye

Congratulations to Piranha Katy Haye, whose new book is out today. Nine Dragons Gold takes the reader on another excursion into the Firethorn Kingdoms. A courtly game. An impossible prize. Lady Hanna is used to being the neglected, unwanted daughter, … Continue reading

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Review: Thorn by Intisar Khanani

About the book: Princess Alyrra has never enjoyed the security or power of her rank. Between her family’s cruelty and the court’s contempt, she has spent her life in the shadows. Forced to marry a powerful foreign prince, Alyrra embarks … Continue reading

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Review: Ember and Stone by Megan O’Russell

About the book: Ena never hoped for a peaceful life. She never dreamt she’d become a killer either. After her home is reduced to ash, Ena is swallowed by a world of secrets and magic. Legends warned of dark shadows … Continue reading

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Review: Apprentice of Magic by K M Shea

About the book: Angelique hates her magic. Her time in the magical academy has been a long chain of criticisms, reprimands, and punishments. Her war-like ability to control any weapon has earned her nothing but the fear and scorn of … Continue reading

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Series Review: Spoken Mage by Melissa Cellier

I reviewed Voice of Power a few weeks back. This series was so good I moved straight onto the next, and the next, and the next, and I wanted to share my thoughts (and enthusiasm). So, here you go… Book … Continue reading

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Review: Voice of Power by Melanie Cellier

About the book: In Elena’s world words have power over life and death—but none more so than hers. As the daughter of shopkeepers, Elena has always known that the mysteries of reading and writing are closed to her. Only the … Continue reading

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Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

  About the book: They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled – Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning … Continue reading

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Review: Freshman Witch by Ingrid Seymour and Katie French

About the book: Of course magic is real. Everybody knows that. Since it came out on the news that Supernaturals exist, I’ve heard they can do spells, shapeshift, live forever, you name it. Wonderful, right? Whatever. In my world—where I’m … Continue reading

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Review: The Palace of Lost Memories by C J Archer

  About the book: The king’s magnificent palace was built in a matter of weeks. No one saw the builders, no villagers are allowed beyond the gilded gate, and only one servant has ever left. The haunted look in her … Continue reading

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Review: The Nutcracker Curse by Margo Ryerkerk

About the book: 12 days. 4 realms. Break the curse. Or turn into a nutcracker. I thought I knew the main threat to my freedom. I was wrong. At seventeen years old, I’m not ready to marry, and yet that’s what I must … Continue reading

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