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The Golem of Wacza

The Golem of Wazca Oliver D’Alton The Golem of Wazca is an interesting concept. I like the idea of golems, created by Jewish magic, though the magician here is Christian, or at nominally. Religion doesn’t play a big part, except … Continue reading

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Daygo’s Fury

Daygo’s Fury John O’Sullivan The blurb for Daygo’s Fury promises the beginning of an epic story, and certainly there is an epic story there. There at two stories, one set in a city in the poorest section, the other in … Continue reading

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Vision of The Griffin’s Heart

Vision of the Griffin’s Heart:   Andy Smithson Book 5 L.R.W. Lee Vision of the Griffin’s Heart is a middle grade/young adult book. It is the fifth in the series. I’d recommend reading the first four so you know the … Continue reading

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Paradise Lot

Paradise Lot Ramy Vance Paradise Lot is a collection of novellas detailing the adventures of Jean-Luc in a world in which all the magical, mythical beings have been dumped by the gods into the world when the Gods left. Jean-Luc … Continue reading

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Tears for a World

Tears for  a World Alexander Fernandez Tears for a World is a hard to categorize fantasy. The wicked Queen who wants to rule the world is frustrated by a vein filled with magic. Not a vein in a rock, but … Continue reading

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Thief’s Magic

Thief’s Magic Trudy Canavan Thief’s Magic is a blend between magic and steampunk. I love the concept of the world in which magic is used to run Victorian Age machinery. The problem is they are using so much magic that … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Zndaria: The Golden Wizard

J.S. Jaeger The Golden Wizard The Golden Wizard is a YA fantasy novel which follows Nate in his quest to become the first peasant wizard. I like Nate, and the direction the story goes, but I would really love to … Continue reading

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Reflection, the Stranger in the Mirror

Reflection, the Stranger in the Mirror Rachel Smith Nerissa is heir to the Kingdom of Chiyo. Chiyo is the more mystical of two divided kingdoms. The Kingdom of Marine followed a more technological path. They have been unquiet neighbours since … Continue reading

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King Callie

King Callie Brian Lynch The Kingdom of Barra chooses its Kings through the power of Peacebringer. The present King is on his deathbed and his son Valric is determined not to lose his status of prince. He asks Royce, the … Continue reading

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Irons in the Fire

Irons in the Fire Antonio Urias The story takes place in Talis, a city ruled by the Duke and Duchess, which is the focus of fairy unrest. It takes a while to learn all the characters and what they are … Continue reading

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