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Book Review: Empire’s Heir (Empire’s Legacy) by Marian L Thorpe

Empire's Heir Series: Empire's Legacy, #6 Author: Marian L Thorpe Genre: Historical Fantasy Book Description: Gwenna, heir to Ésparias, is summoned by the Empress of Casil to compete for the hand of her son. Offered power and influence far beyond what her own small land can give her, Gwenna's strategy seems clear – except she …

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Book Review: Windward by S. Kaeth

Windward Series: Standalone Author: S. Kaeth Genre: Fantasy Book Description: When dragons fight, mountains weep. In nests high in the mountains, dragons and dragonbonded share their lives, thoughts, feelings, and ambitions. Palon and her partner, the dragon Windward, are renowned among their nest for their flying skill. Their days are filled with everything she loves, …

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Raina’s Fantastic Ramblings: Have You Ever Heard of – Wait for it! – Mood Writing?

Everyone has heard of mood readers. Well, maybe not everyone. But a lot of people. Basically, some (many?) readers like different kinds of books when they are in different moods. Those of us who read like this often start many books, and take a very long time to finish many of them, if we ever …

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Book Tour Review and Giveaway: Wistful Ascending (The Hybrid Helix) by JCM Berne

Wistful Ascending Series: The Hybrid Helix, Turn One Author: JCM Berne Genre: Space Fantasy Book Description: Retired from a career as a weapon of mass destruction for the Imperial Fleet, Rohan wants little more than decent coffee, a chance for romance, and a career that doesn’t result in half a galaxy shuddering at the mention …

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Book Review: Things Unseen (A Long-Forgotten Song) by C.J. Brightley

Things Unseen Series: A Long Forgotten Song, #1 Author: C.J. Brightley Genre: Fantasy (Dystopian, Christian) Book Description: History student Aria Forsyth's studies lead her to dangerous questions about the Empire's origins. A mysterious man named Owen, impervious to the winter cold, further unravels the safety of the world she thought she knew. At first, Aria …

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Book Review: The Sword in the Street by C.M. Caplan

The Sword in the Street Series: Standalone Author: C.M. Caplan Genre: Fantasy Book Description: Trial by battle is a holy rite on Hillside. Hired blades bleed their foes in savage duels, settling everything from petty grievances to the corporate laws that keep their citizens in line. Embroiled in these cutthroat political games is John Chronicle, …

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