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Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours and via Netgalley Black Bird of the Gallows, by Megan Kassel, is a haunting modern-day fable. Millennia ago, magic existed, a force to be reckoned with. It was purged from the land, though, and man’s memory of what was faded. Humans have such short memories.… Read More Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

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Book Review: The Missing by Jerico Lenk

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours Will Winchester has a gift, or curse depending on how you look at it. He can see the dead, whom he calls the Missing. A chance encounter with a group of ghost hunters opens his eyes to a whole new way of working. The Black… Read More Book Review: The Missing by Jerico Lenk

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Book Review: The Brightest Fell by Seanan McGuire

***This book was reviewed for Berkley via Netgalley The Brightest Fell is number eleven (!) in the October Daye urban-fantasy/paranormal series. Eleven! How is this the first time I’m reading this series? It has all the things I love. It’s got many types of Fae folk, including cait sidhe. I love cait sidhe! It has… Read More Book Review: The Brightest Fell by Seanan McGuire

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Book Review: Northwoods Magic by Desiree LaFawn

***This book was reviewed for XPresso Book Tours. It has been ten years since Quinn Reynolds was attacked in the Northwoods, or Lake Superior National Forest, by a dark being intent on draining her magic. Even as the forest’s Green Man guardian was rushing to drive out the malignance, Quinn’s magic had woken, and sought… Read More Book Review: Northwoods Magic by Desiree LaFawn

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Book Review: The List by Patricia Forde

***This book was reviewed for Sourcebooks- Jabberwocky via Netgalley *Words are… tears of the sun, given shape.    Words are… Awen manifest; fruit of the soul.        Words are… arbitrary symbols of communication. Patricia Forde’s The List is a clarion call for the future, echoing the lessons of Fahrenheit 451 and Equilibrium. Set in a post-apocalyptic future… Read More Book Review: The List by Patricia Forde

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Book Blitz: Crescent Calling by Axelle Chandler

Crescent Calling  by Axelle Chandler (The Crescent Witch Chronicles #1) Publication date: August 9th 2017 Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy Enter to win a 20$ Amazon gift card   Synopsis ‘Skye Williams is an ordinary woman, living an ordinary life. Or so she thought. When she receives news of her estranged mother’s death, she must go… Read More Book Blitz: Crescent Calling by Axelle Chandler

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Book Review: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

***This book was reviewed for Random House/Doubleday via Edelweiss Cantero’s Meddling Kids was such a fun book! It’s a cheeky parody drawing on reminiscences of childhood classics like Scooby-Doo and The Three Investigators, with helpings of Lovecraft, King, and others added to taste. I could see echoes of 80s action shows peeking through as well.… Read More Book Review: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

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Book Review: Ghostly Tales by Various, Illus. by Bill Bragg

***This book was reviewed for Chronicle Books via Netgalley This delightful collection of Victorian ghost tales features offerings by such notables as Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Robert Louis Stevenson, among others. I was a bit disappointed to find no tale from Edgar Allan Poe though. Ghost stories of this era are a… Read More Book Review: Ghostly Tales by Various, Illus. by Bill Bragg

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Book Review: Life Bank by Magus Tor

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite   Life Bank, by Magus Tor, is a novella following the life of Daniel Chia, and chronicling the consequences he faces after making a deal with an otherworldly being. After a fruitless interview, merely one in a string of them, Daniel is approached by a man named Raphael… Read More Book Review: Life Bank by Magus Tor

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Book Review: Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith

***This book was reviewed by independent request.   Meredith’s Reflections of Queen Snow White is an alchemical expansion of the beloved children’s fairytale ‘Snow White’. Decades have passed since Prince Charming woke Snow White, and her wicked stepmother was overthrown. The wedding of Snow White’s daughter Raven is approaching, but all Snow White can think… Read More Book Review: Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith