Mar 20

The Dragon’s Legacy – Deborah A. Wolf

About the Book The last Aturan King is dying, and as his strength fades so does his hold on sa and ka. Control of this power is a deadly lure; the Emperor stirs in his Forbidden City to the East, while deep in the Seared Lands, the whispering voices of Eth bring secret death. Eight men and women take their first …

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Mar 14

The Shadow Soul – Kaitlyn Davis

About the Book When Jinji’s home is destroyed, she is left with nowhere to run and no one to run to–until she meets Rhen, a prince chasing rumors that foreign enemies have landed on his shores. Masquerading as a boy, Jinji joins Rhen with vengeance in her heart. But traveling together doesn’t mean trusting one …

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Mar 09

Red Equinox – Douglas Wynne

About the Book The Red Equinox has dawned, and the old gods who have slept for aeons are stirring. Urban explorer and photographer Becca Philips was raised in the shadow of Miskatonic University, steeped in the mysteries of her late grandmother’s work in occult studies. But what she thought was myth becomes all too real …

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Mar 07

Guest Post | Alvaro Zinos-Amaro on Call and Response

About the Author Alvaro is co-author, with Robert Silverberg, of When The Blue Shift Comes and Traveler of Worlds: Conversations with Robert Silverberg, which is currently eligible for Hugo nomination in the Best Related category and the Locus Award for best non-fiction. Alvaro’s more than thirty stories have appeared in magazines like Analog, Nature, Lightspeed, …

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Mar 02

SPFBO2 | Assassin’s Charge – Claire Frank

About the Book  A cold-hearted assassin. A boy with a price on his head. Rhisia Sen is one of the Empire’s highest paid assassins. Living a life of luxury, she chooses her contracts carefully, working to amass enough wealth so she can leave her bloody trade. She is offered a new contract on the outskirts …

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Feb 27

Kings of the Wyld – Nicholas Eames

About the Book GLORY NEVER GETS OLD. Clay Cooper and his band were once the best of the best — the meanest, dirtiest, most feared crew of mercenaries this side of the Heartwyld. Their glory days long past, the mercs have grown apart and grown old, fat, drunk – or a combination of the three. …

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Feb 21

SPFBO2 | The Music Box Girl – K.A. Stewart

About the Book FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC, FOR THE MUSIC OF LOVE Steam and steel are king, nowhere more so than Detroit, the gleaming gem of the world’s industrial crown. A beacon of innovation and culture, it is the birthplace of the mechanical automatons, and the home of the famed Detroit Opera House. It …

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Feb 20

Miranda and Caliban – Jacqueline Carey

About the Book Miranda is a lonely child. For as long as she can remember, she and her father have lived in isolation in the abandoned Moorish palace. There are chickens and goats, and a terrible wailing spirit trapped in a pine tree, but the elusive wild boy who spies on her from the crumbling …

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Feb 07

Magic of Blood and Sea – Cassandra Rose Clarke

About the Book A pirate princess and a cursed assassin find their fates intertwined in this gorgeous and thrilling adventure. Ananna of the Tanarau abandons ship when her parents try to marry her off to an ally pirate clan. She wants to captain her own boat, not serve as second-in-command to a handsome and clueless …

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Feb 06

SPFBO 2 | Larcout – K.A. Krantz

About the Book Blood-beings can be chattel or char. Fire seethes through the veins of every Morsam, demanding domination and destruction. Combat is a hobby. Slaughtering the inferior blood-beings is entertainment. Life is a repetitious cycle in the prison fashioned by the gods. But mix-race abomination Vadrigyn os Harlo suspects the key to freedom lies …

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