Dec 01

Daughter of the Sword – Steve Bein

About the Book Mariko Oshiro is not your average Tokyo cop. As the only female detective in the city’s most elite police unit, she has to fight for every ounce of respect, especially from her new boss. While she wants to track down a rumored cocaine shipment, he gives her the least promising case possible. …

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Nov 30

The Beautiful Dark

Note: I’ve been struggling with some depression and worry recently. I’ve been dealing with this a lot of ways, but reading is one of the most noteable. I’ve also been thinking about just why I’ve been dealing with so much of this through reading, and this essay/mental vomit is what I came up with. There …

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Nov 25

Burn for Me – Ilona Andrews

About the Book #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews launches a brand new Hidden Legacy series, in which one woman must place her trust in a seductive, dangerous man who sets off an even more dangerous desire… Nevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career—a suicide mission to …

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Nov 24

The Three-Body Problem – Liu Cixin (Translated by Ken Liu)

About the Book With the scope of Dune and the commercial action of Independence Day,Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple-award-winning phenomenon from China’s most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin. Set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish …

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Nov 20

The Heart Does Not Grow Back – Fred Venturini

About the Book EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS TO START SOMEWHERE… Dale Sampson is used to being a nonperson at his small-town Midwestern high school, picking up the scraps of his charismatic lothario of a best friend, Mack. He comforts himself with the certainty that his stellar academic record and brains will bring him the adulation that …

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Nov 19

The Time Roads – Beth Bernobich

m4s0n501 About the Book A fantastical nineteenth century alternate historical steampunk romp from Beth Bernobich, the critically acclaimed author of the River of Souls trilogy. Éire is one of the most powerful empires in the world. The Anglian Dependencies are a dusty backwater filled with resentful colonial subjects, Europe is a disjointed mess, and many …

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Nov 18

The Abyss Beyond Dreams – Peter F. Hamilton

About the Book The year is 3326. Nigel Sheldon, one of the founders of the Commonwealth, receives a visit from the Raiel—self-appointed guardians of the Void, the enigmatic construct at the core of the galaxy that threatens the existence of all that lives. The Raiel convince Nigel to participate in a desperate scheme to infiltrate …

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Nov 17

Empire of Dust – Jacey Bedford

About the Book Mega corporations, more powerful than any one planetary government, use their agents to race each other for resources across the galaxy. The agents, or psi-techs, are implanted with telepath technology. The psi-techs are bound to the mega-corps — that is, if they want to retain their sanity. Cara Carlinni is an impossible …

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Nov 12

Silverblind – Tina Connolly

About the Book The final book in this series will jump forward 18 years and feature Dorie, Jane’s young charge from Ironskin. 18 years later . . . Dorie Rochart has been hiding her fey side for a long time. Now, finished with University, she plans to study magical creatures and plants in the wild, …

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Nov 11

Age of Iron – Angus Watson

About the Book Bloodthirsty druids and battle-hardened Iron Age warriors collide in the biggest epic fantasy debut release of 2014. LEGENDS AREN’T BORN. THEY’RE FORGED. Dug Sealskinner is a down-on-his-luck mercenary travelling south to join up with King Zadar’s army. But he keeps rescuing the wrong people. First, Spring, a child he finds scavenging on …

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