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Book Review: Reunion

by H. L. Burke publisher's synopsis: Saving her past could cost him his future. Traumatic experiences have left telepath and former superhero Aiden Powell burned out. Now retired, he wants to focus on his new civilian career as an EMT and his budding romance with former colleague, Tanvi. He has no interest in resuming the… Continue reading Book Review: Reunion

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Book Review: Spellbreaker

by Charlie N. Holmberg publisher's synopsis The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to break them. But as an unlicensed magic user, her gift is a crime.… Continue reading Book Review: Spellbreaker

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Book Review: Bear Knight

by James R. Hannibal publisher's synopsis Darkness Looms in the Dragon Lands War is brewing. New threats have emerged in Keledev. The watchmen of Thousand Falls and the Windhold find goblin tunnels in the slopes of the mountain barrier that may hold many dangerous creatures. At the same time, scouting missions into the Dragon Lands… Continue reading Book Review: Bear Knight

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Writing Resource: Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

by Jessica Brody SAVE THE CAT!® by Blake Snyder is a popular screenwriting book series and storytelling methodology used by screenwriters, directors, and studio execs across Hollywood. Now, for the first time ever, bestselling author and writing teacher, Jessica Brody, takes the beloved Save the Cat! plotting principals and applies them to the craft of… Continue reading Writing Resource: Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

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Book Review: The Dragon’s Promise

by Elizabeth Lim publisher's synopsis Princess Shiori made a deathbed promise to return the dragon's pearl to its rightful owner, but keeping that promise is more dangerous than she ever imagined. She must journey to the kingdom of dragons, navigate political intrigue among humans and dragons alike, fend off thieves who covet the pearl for… Continue reading Book Review: The Dragon’s Promise

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Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes

by Elizabeth Lim publisher's synopsis Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses control. At first, her mistake seems like a stroke of luck, forestalling the wedding she never wanted, but it also… Continue reading Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes

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Book Review: Keeper of Enchanted Rooms

by Charlie N. Holmberg publisher's synopsis Rhode Island, 1846. Estranged from his family, writer Merritt Fernsby is surprised when he inherits a remote estate in the Narragansett Bay. Though the property has been uninhabited for more than a century, Merritt is ready to call it home—until he realizes he has no choice. With its doors… Continue reading Book Review: Keeper of Enchanted Rooms

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Book Review: I Must Betray You

by Ruta Sepetys publisher's synopsis Romania, 1989. Communist regimes are crumbling across Europe. Seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu dreams of becoming a writer, but Romanians aren’t free to dream; they are bound by rules and force. Amidst the tyrannical dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu in a country governed by isolation and fear, Cristian is blackmailed by the secret police… Continue reading Book Review: I Must Betray You

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Book Review: The Sound of Light

by Sarah Sudin publisher's synopsis When the Germans march into Denmark, Baron Henrik Ahlefeldt exchanges his nobility for anonymity, assuming a new identity so he can secretly row messages for the Danish Resistance across the waters to Sweden. American physicist Dr. Else Jensen refuses to leave Copenhagen and abandon her research--her life's dream. While printing… Continue reading Book Review: The Sound of Light

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Book Review: Yours, Constance

by Emily Hayse publisher's synopsis "The folk of Faerie are not all kind...." In the days of yore, it is said, Faerie-beasts walked in the world of men, waiting to carry away the innocent and unprotected. And no one is more innocent than Ella Whittington, sixteen years old and suddenly possessed of a dazzling fortune.… Continue reading Book Review: Yours, Constance