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Homecoming by J. Scott Coatsworth

This short novella has almost more story in the hints and surrounds than on the page, but what makes the cut was enough to keep me interested. It’s a culture clash, power struggle, gay love story, which might sound crowded, … Continue reading

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The Marked Prince by M.A. Grant

I read the first book in this series months ago, but the minute I saw the author in my NetGalley list, the strength of that story and characters came pouring back, making me eager to return to their world. The … Continue reading

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Fogbound: Empire in Flames by Gareth Clegg

The talents of this author shine in his debut novel through the tangible world building and bevy of fascinating characters. We are thrown into a post-apocalyptic alternate London whose Queen Victoria lost the battle against Martian invaders. It’s a post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Kitsune: A Little Mermaid Retelling by Nicolette Andrews

I purchased this book (the start of the Tales of Akatsuki) some time ago because the blurb and the use of the Japanese mythology caught my attention. I am not a Japanophile, but that very lack of absorption draws me … Continue reading

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The Clockwork Heart by Kim Fielding

This novelette is available as a free read from the author’s site (http://www.kfieldingwrites.com/free-reads/) and it’s well worth the time to check out. The story is beautiful and intense as it brings Dante Winter to life, a man discarded by his … Continue reading

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