Apr 04

The Last Days of Jack Sparks – Jason Arnopp

About the Book Prepare for the cleverest, most addictive thriller you will read this year. This is the story of the ill-fated Jack Sparks – a man who plays with fire, and pays the price . . . Jack Sparks died while writing this book. This is the account of his final days. In 2014, …

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Mar 30

Audiobook Review | Spellwright & Spellbound – Blake Charlton

About the Book(s) Spellwright Nicodemus is a young, gifted wizard with a problem. Magic in his world requires the caster to create spells by writing out the text… but he has always been dyslexic, and thus has trouble casting even the simplest of spells. And his misspells could prove dangerous, even deadly, should he make …

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Mar 28

Thorn Jack – Katherine Harbour

About the Book They call us things with teeth. These words from Lily Rose Sullivan the night of her death haunts her seventeen-year-old sister, Finn, who has moved with her widowed father to his hometown of Fair Hollow, New York. After befriending a boy named Christie Hart and his best friend, Sylvie Whitethorn, Finn is invited …

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Mar 22

Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard – Lawrence M. Schoen

About the Book An historian who speaks with the dead is ensnared by the past. A child who feels no pain and who should not exist sees the future. Between them are truths that will shake worlds. In a distant future, no remnants of human beings remain, but their successors thrive throughout the galaxy. These …

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Mar 17

Borderline – Mishell Baker

About the Book A year ago, Millie lost her legs and her filmmaking career in a failed suicide attempt. Just when she’s sure the credits have rolled on her life story, she gets a second chance with the Arcadia Project: a secret organization that polices the traffic to and from a parallel reality filled with …

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Mar 14

Audiobook Review | Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro

About the Book An alternate cover edition of this ISBN can be found here. As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were. Now, …

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Mar 10

An Update on Our Words

Remember this? Well, there’s an update. We have our domain name purchased. Shana and I have the basic website set up and housed happily on a glorious server. We have email accounts. Now I’m tinkering with things and making them pretty and ready for us to launch. I’ve also been contacting people who may be …

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Mar 10

The Devil You Know – K.J. Parker

About the Book The greatest philosopher of all time is offering to sell his soul to the Devil. All he wants is twenty more years to complete his life’s work. After that, he really doesn’t care. But the assistant demon assigned to the case has his suspicions, because the philosopher is Saloninus–the greatest philosopher, yes, …

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Mar 09

The Last Days of Magic – Mark Tompkins

About the Book What became of magic in the world? Who needed to do away with it, and for what reasons? Drawing on myth, legend, fairy tales, and Biblical mysteries, The Last Days of Magic brilliantly imagines answers to these questions, sweeping us back to a world where humans and magical beings co-exist as they had for …

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Mar 08

Glitch Rain – Alex Livingston

About the Book Akuba is a low-level hacker for the city’s wealthy, making just enough to keep her bills paid and her booze flowing. Her job is to scrub the social feeds for faces who don’t want to be seen, hanging out at parties to guard the elite from errant social media statuses and incriminating …

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