Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato Originally posted Oct. 16, 2018 In an alternate 1906, the United States and Japan have forged a powerful confederation— the Unified Pacific—in an attempt to dominate the world. Their first target is a vulnerable China. In San Francisco, headstrong secretary Ingrid Carmichael is assisting a group of …

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Calculated Risks by Seanan McGuire: Brilliant and Emotional

The tenth book in the fast-paced InCryptid urban fantasy series returns to the mishaps of the Price family, eccentric cryptozoologists who safeguard the world of magical creatures living in secret among humans. Just when Sarah Zellaby, adopted Price cousin and telepathic ambush predator, thought that things couldn’t get worse, she’s had to go and prove …

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Book Review: The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato

 Originally posted October 9, 2018 Book Review: The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato. Narrowly surviving assassination and capture, Octavia Leander, a powerful magical healer, is on the run with handsome Alonzo Garrett, the Clockwork Dagger who forfeited his career with the Queen’s secret society of spies and killers—and possibly his life—to save her. Now, they …

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Book Review: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato

Book Review: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato Orphaned as a child, Octavia Leander was doomed to grow up on the streets until Miss Percival saved her and taught her to become a medician. Gifted with incredible powers, the young healer is about to embark on her first mission, visiting suffering cities in the far …

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Book Review: Hellworld by Tom Leveen

Originally posted August 29, 2018 Book Review: Hellworld by Tom Leveen     Five years ago, Abby Booth’s mom, cohost of a ghost-hunting reality show, went missing while filming in a “haunted” cave in Arizona. Since then, Abby’s life has all but fallen to pieces, most notably because of her dad’s deep depression and how …

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Book Review: Owl Dance by David Lee Summers

Book Review: Owl Dance by David Lee Summers Owl Dance is a Weird Western steampunk novel. The year is 1876. Sheriff Ramon Morales of Socorro, New Mexico, meets a beguiling woman named Fatemeh Karimi, who is looking to make a new start after escaping the oppression of her homeland. When an ancient life form called …

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Book Review: Road to Chaos by Stephanie L Weippert

Book Review: Road to Chaos by Stephanie L Weippert Robert Thompson is a vain, egotistical actor bent on making his mark on Hollywood. On his way to an important audition that may make his career. He never makes it as someone crashes into him. The other car is totaled but his land yacht is barely …

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