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Children of the Shadows

by Delia Stanley

"Children of the Shadows" is a unique, emotionally stirring fantasy novel focused on faith and family. C. C. Uzoh’s "Children of the Shadows" is a suspenseful and dramatic fantasy novel that questions what people will sacrifice for... Read More

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The Alchemist's Illusion

by Claire Foster

In The Alchemist’s Illusion, Zoe Faust continues her search for a missing mentor. The mystery involves an evil painting, a phoenix pendant of dark provenance, and an art crime that spans centuries. On one of Zoe’s walks through a... Read More

Book Review

More Than Bones

by John M. Murray

Craig David Singer’s cheeky "More Than Bones" is tale of self-discovery filled with quirky comedy and surprising depth. Dr. Emily Norton begins a residency program at a prestigious Catholic hospital in Baltimore. She moves into a... Read More

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Thorn

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

It is said that “the Huntress rides out when the sun is at its farthest and Winter has her jaws buried deep in the heart of the warm, green world,” but Rowan is skeptical about this—and everything else about village life. Her... Read More

Book Review

Skull and Pestle

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

"Skull and Pestle", edited by Kate Wolford, gathers seven short stories that revive Baba Yaga’s legend, alternately retelling her original tale or transporting her through time and space to unexpected places. Women find Baba Yaga in... Read More

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The Sword of Kaigen

by John M. Murray

Complex societies and an unique magic system make "The Sword of Kaigen" an engaging work of high fantasy. M. L. Wang’s fantastical story "The Sword of Kaigen" is compelling and rife with magic and heartbreak. The Matsuda clan have... Read More

Book Review

Exile of the Sky God

by Ho Lin

An odyssey towards atonement is the backbone of P. Anastasia’s fresh, lively take on Egyptian mythology, "Exile of the Sky God". Horus may be a few hundred years old, ruler of the skies, and gifted with formidable powers, but in the... Read More

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