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Review: “A Country of Ghosts,” Margaret Killjoy

Pros: Excellent work on characters and setting Cons: Pacing; unrealistically idealistic for me Rating: 3 out of 5 Margaret Killjoy’s A Country of Ghosts follows a journalist named Dimos Horacki as he’s embedded at the front of a war. The

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Review: “Ironhand,” Rabia Gale

Pros: Fascinating army; interesting plot; good characters Cons: Ends a little quickly Rating: 4 out of 5 Ironhand (Taurin’s Chosen Book 2) is the sequel to Mourning Cloak, which I very much enjoyed due to its highly imaginative and vivid

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Review: “Mourning Cloak,” Rabia Gale

Pros: Beautiful descriptions; fascinating characters; intense imagery Cons: The cities/peoples got a little confusing Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Rabia Gale’s Mourning Cloak (Taurin’s Chosen Book 1) is a short but intense read. Kato Vorsok, who works simply mixing drinks,

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Review: “Toad Words and Other Stories,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Delightful fairy tale variations with a folk tale feel Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s collection Toad Words And Other Stories very much tickled my fancy. I love the folk tale feel her stories give off.

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Review: “Bryony and Roses,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Fantastic version of Beauty and the Beast Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s Bryony And Roses beautifully captures the folk tale feel that she writes so well in other volumes. In this tale, Bryony is a

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Review: “The Raven and the Reindeer,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Wonderful fairy tale-esque story Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s The Raven and the Reindeer is a glorious version of a Snow Queen fairy tale. Young Gerta and Kay are neighbors who’ve grown up together. Plump

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Review: “Nine Goblins,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: An all-around wonderful story Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s Nine Goblins gives us a world in which goblins–who aren’t so bad, really–are at war with humans and elves. It’s what happens when you keep getting

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Review: “Acca,” Christina Bauer

Pros: Sassy Cons: Sass at the expense of other elements Rating: 3 out of 5 Christina Bauer’s Acca (Angelbound Origins Book 3) is sassy and snarky, all right–sometimes at the expense of character smarts, worldbuilding, and more. Main character Myla

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Review: “Ninth City Burning,” J. Patrick Black

Pros: Wonderful characters Cons: Want to know more about what they’re fighting; time differences should produce more change? Rating: 3.5 out of 5 J. Patrick Black’s Ninth City Burning is a fascinating look at a war between forces from two

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Review: “Age of Myth,” Michael J. Sullivan

Pros: Fascinating world-building; good characters Cons: Some blatant unanswered questions Rating: 3.5 out of 5 In Michael J. Sullivan’s Age of Myth: Book One of The Legends of the First Empire, Raithe’s father Herkimer is slain by one of the

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