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Wishlist Wednesday #14: Midnight’s Daughter by Karen Chance

Wishlist Wednesday #14: Midnight’s Daughter by Karen Chance

This meme was created by Pen to Paper. Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages. I LOVE Karen Chance’s Cassie Palmer series, so I’ll basically read anything by her. I’ve also heard awesome things about Midnight’s Daughter from a few friends, so this one is definitely on the wishlist. Title: Midnight’s Daughter Author: Karen Chance Series: Dorina Basarab, Book 1 Publisher: NAL Paperback: 373 pages Summary…

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Book Review: Stormwalker by Allyson James

Book Review: Stormwalker by Allyson James

Title: Stormwalker Author: Allyson James Series: Stormwalker, Book 1 Publisher: Berkley Paperback: 330 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Half-Navajo Janet Begay possesses extraordinary power which is tied to the storms that waft across the desert. The only person who can control her when she’s caught in the storm’s evocative power is Mick, a dark-haired, blue-eyed biker Janet can’t seem to touch with her powers. He can wield fire and not get burned, and Janet’s never sure where…

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Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Title: Guilty Pleasures Author: Laurell K. Hamilton Publisher: Jove Series: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter; Book 1 Paperback: 266 pages Source: Goodreads Giveaway Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Ever since the Supreme Court granted the undead equal rights, most people think vampires are just ordinary folks with fangs. I know better. I’ve seen their victims. I carry the scars… But now a serial killer is murdering vampires—and the most powerful bloodsucker in town wants me to find the killer… *I received a free copy of this book from…

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Book Review: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Book Review: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Title: The Last Magician Author: Lisa Maxwell Publisher: Simon Pulse Hardcover: 512 pages Source: ALA 2017 Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Stop the Magician. Steal the book. Save the future. In modern day New York, magic is all but extinct. The remaining few who have an affinity for magic—the Mageus—live in the shadows, hiding who they are. Any Mageus who enters Manhattan becomes trapped by the Brink, a dark energy barrier that confines them to the island. Crossing it means…

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Wishlist Wednesday #5: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Wishlist Wednesday #5: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

This meme was created by Pen to Paper. Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages. I’m taking this loosely and sharing books that I can’t wait to read. The Last Magician was a surprise find at ALA Annual; the cover grabbed my attention, but the description sealed the deal. It has everything I love: magic, thievery, TIME TRAVEL, and Old New York, complete with games…

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Book Review: Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong

Book Review: Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Industrial Magic Author: Kelley Armstrong Series: Women of the Otherworld, Book 4 Publisher: Spectra Books Paperback: 528 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Paige Winterbourne, a headstrong young woman haunted by a dark legacy, is now put to the ultimate test as she fights to save innocents from the most insidious evil of all… In the aftermath of her mother’s murder, Paige broke with the elite, ultraconservative American Coven of Witches. Now her goal is to start a new…

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Book Review: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Book Review: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Title: Kitty and the Midnight Hour Author: Carrie Vaughn Series: Kitty Norville, Book 1 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Paperback: 259 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Kitty Norville is a midnight-shift DJ for a Denver radio station – and a werewolf in the closet. Her new late-night advice show for the supernaturally disadvantaged is a raging success, but it’s Kitty who can use some help. With one sexy werewolf-hunter and a few homicidal undead on her tail,…

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Book Review: Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Book Review: Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Title: Storm Front Author: Jim Butcher Series: The Dresden Files, Book 1 Publisher: ROC Paperback: 322 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) The novels of the Dresden Files have become synonymous with action-packed urban fantasy and non-stop fun. Storm Front is Jim Butcher’s first novel and introduces his most famous and popular character-Harry Dresden, wizard for hire. For his first case, Harry is called in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with the blackest of magic. At first, the…

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Book Review: Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews

Book Review: Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews

*WARNING: Spoilers for those who haven’t read books 1-4* Author: Ilona Andrews Publisher: Ace Series: Kate Daniels, Book 5 Pages: 308 Summary: (taken from Goodreads) For Challenge: 100 Books in a Year Plagued by a war between magic and technology, Atlanta has never been so deadly. Good thing Kate Daniels is on the job. Kate Daniels may have quit the Order of Merciful Aid, but she’s still knee-deep in paranormal problems. Or she would be if she could get someone to hire her. Starting…

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