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Review: “Bloodlines,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 After reading Skyla Dawn Cameron’s urban fantasy Blood Ties [review], I had to go back and start on one of her other series. I started in with Bloodlines (Demons of Oblivion Book 1). Zara Lain

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Review: “Hidden City,” Alan Baxter

Rating: 5 out of 5 Alan Baxter’s paranormal/urban fantasy novel Hidden City absolutely intrigued me with its worldbuilding. Steven is a citymage, a man with some small “talent” who’s able to commune with Cleveport City, his jealous mistress. His best

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Review: “Wayward Magic,” Various Authors

Rating: 3 out of 5 This is an unusual trilogy of anthologies. The idea is, each author involved wrote a trilogy of interconnected or continuing stories, with the first found in Hidden Magic [review], the second found in Wayward Magic

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Review: “Blood Ties,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 Skyla Dawn Cameron’s Blood Ties (Elis O’Connor Book 1) is an intriguing start to a new series. 22-year-old witch Elis O’Connor is a serial killer. She kills “garbage men”–men who molest, abuse, and terrorize their

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Review: “Hidden Magic,” Various Authors

Pros: Some intense, delightful stories in here! Cons: Not all of them stand up Rating: 4 out of 5 Hidden Magic (Magic Underground Anthologies Book 1) is the first in a “trilogy” of anthologies, with each author writing three linked

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Review: “Laughter at the Academy,” Seanan McGuire

Pros: These stories made me feel things Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Laughter at the Academy is a book of stand-alone short stories by Seanan McGuire (you don’t need to have read any of her series in order

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Review: “Archangel’s War,” Nalini Singh

Pros: Stunning, apocalyptic climax to the Cascade Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s War (A Guild Hunter Novel) is book twelve in the epic and stunning Guild Hunter saga! In a modern-day world where nine archangels

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Review: “All Hallows,” W. Sheridan Bradford

Pros: Truly fascinating characters; very original Cons: So confusing and sometimes boring Rating: 3 out of 5 W. Sheridan Bradford brings us the horror/urban fantasy novel All Hallows. Maren Glover is what you might call a witch, and she’s much

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Review: “Bloodliner,” Robert Jeschonek

Pros: Very out-of-the-box thinking; fascinating take on vampire physiology Cons: Needs a continuity edit; a couple of iffy “messages” Rating: 2 out of 5 Robert Jeschonek’s Bloodliner: A Young Adult Horror Novel is, like the other books I’ve read of

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Review: “Underdogs,” Geonn Cannon

Pros: Plenty of great plot twists and turns; intriguing world-building Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Geonn Cannon’s Underdogs is part of a series about a werewolf private investigator (Ariadne Willow) and her human assistant, Dale Frye. I’m not

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