In Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik proves that she is no one-hit fantasy wonder by giving us a complex faux-historical world tinged with magic and menace.
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The main character of Jennifer Honeybourn’s When Life Gives You Demons is on her way to becoming a badass exorcist—if only she can get the incantation right.
This is the feminist supernatural gunslinger the world needs right now.
Cocktails are magical. No, really. Cocktails are MAGICAL.
In The Dark Days Pact, Lady Helen returns to find that even when one is spending their summer at the beach, dastardly and devious plots lurk just beneath the waves.
J.P. Romney’s The Monster on the Road is Me mixes ancient Japanese magic with modern life.
Debutantes, dances, and demons, oh my! In The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman, Lady Helen will never forget her first Season.
Taran Matharu’s debut novel, The Novice, is an entertaining fantasy, but its too-familiar themes keep it from feeling fresh.
Jodi Meadows’ The Orphan Queen hits all the right high fantasy marks.
Courtney Alameda’s debut novel Shutter is a delightful read featuring a badass lady, unsanctioned romance … and vicious and disgusting paranormal creatures.
Although hot paranormal creatures are still totally her bag, Mandy C.’s worried mind wasn’t eased by the too-familiar plot of Nikki Kelly’s Lailah.
The second book in the Dispossessed series—The Lovely and the Lost—falls prey to a bit of Bridge Book Blues, but is entertaining nonetheless.
Teenage pregnancy, crazy religious cults, and fighting—lots of fighting—can all be found in Gary Meehan’s True Fire.
Kami Garcia’s Unbreakable reads much like Supernatural fanfic … but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Plus: Win a copy of the book!
A review of Shadow of Night, the second in Deborah Harkness's All Souls' Trilogy (not-actually-spoilery spoiler alert: there is hardly a library to be seen, but you'll get to meet Shakespeare).