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The Poet and the Prophecy by Cecilia Tan

With The Poet and the Prophecy, Cecilia Tan brings the Magic University series to a satisfying conclusion. Relationships and friends are strengthened and the ultimate interpretation of the prophecy from book one is answered. If the ending was a bit … Continue reading

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The Autumnlands, Volume 1: Tooth and Claw by Kurt Busiek, Benjamin Dewey

My very first thought upon completing this graphic novel, collecting comics 1-6, was a simple exclamation: “wow!” It’s been awhile since a graphic novel’s art was so compelling and intricate that I was looking at the pictures before I went … Continue reading

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The Incubus and the Angel by Cecilia Tan

The Magic University series is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me: an entertaining and easy read with very likeable characters. Part urban fantasy, part erotica, it’s a plot driven story where romance and magic don’t overwhelm or become … Continue reading

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Defiant by Karina Sumner-Smith

The first book in the Towers Trilogy, Radiant, topped my best of 2014 list. Intricate storytelling, nuanced characters, distinct magic system, and an exquisitely written story of an unusual friendship made for a very satisfying read. With this second book, … Continue reading

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Ferals by Jacob Grey

Ferals is a very atmospheric and engrossing middle grade read full of mystery and intriguing world building. Yes, a story of a boy with special ability and no parents, link to a big bad guy who wants back into the … Continue reading

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