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Genre: Paranormal, YA
Our Review Ranking: A Truly Exceptional Read
Critic Score: 99/100

Seventeen-year-old Marisol Holmes may be the great-great-great granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes, but it’s hard to live up to the family name when only one mistake can spell your downfall. After trusting the wrong guy in a case gone totally wrong, Marisol convinces the Conclave, an underground organization of detectives solving supernatural cases, to give her a last chance to prove her worth,...

Genre: Paranormal/Adult
Our Review Ranking: A Truly Exceptional Read
Critic Score: 93/100

Magnus Blackwell’s past is about to catch up with him.

An evil force has seized New Orleans. Pestilence, suffering, and darkness cloak the city. The citizens are scared and need their mambo to guide them, but Lexie Arden can’t help anyone. A diabolical presence has taken Lexie’s power and severed her ties with the other side.

Magnus Blackwell is fighting demons of his own. Torn...

Genre: Romance, paranormal, thriller
Our Review Ranking: A Great Read
Critic Score: 89/100

The only man who can save her, is the one she swore she’d never see again…

Rachel Sommers and her two best friends don’t believe anything will happen when they sneak onto a haunted shipwreck in the middle of the night. Why would they? Ghosts don’t actually exist… right?

But Rachel and her friends disturb something that night. Something demonic. Something that lured...

Genre: Non-Fiction
Our Review Ranking: A Great Read
Critic Score: 92/100

Dear You is a collection of letters written to the people and events that have made the most impactful influences in my life. This book started out as a personal series of letters to the people I love. Letters filled with memories and life lessons. I began writing these letters after finding out that I was very sick. As each letter was written, certain events and memories began popping into my...

Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, YA
Our Review Ranking: A Good Read
Critic Score: 77/100

An Angel. A Witch. A Demon. And A Choice.

Creatures from outer realms suck, as any gatekeeper worth their salt will tell you. Welcome to Rogan’s life, an orphaned seventeen-year-old who lives and trains with other misfits under her uncle’s roof, keeping Earth safe from non-human realm jumpers. Rogan’s biggest issue concerns her uncle’s short leash with her freedom—that is of course,...

Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Our Review Ranking: A Truly Exceptional Read
Critic Score: 96/100

When sixteen-year-old Ice is visited by an evil spirit, his medicine man training warns him that things aren't right in his quiet Northern Minnesota town. His suspicions prove true when he's attacked by a Windigo--a human turned monster by a compulsive hunger for human flesh--and he soon discovers that a bad medicine charm is being used to spread the Windigo curse. The hunt is on to find the...

Genre: Fantasy
Our Review Ranking: A Good Read
Critic Score: 71/100

A kingdom in danger. A prophecy that will change everything. But will they understand it in time? The old world is gone, and barely even histories remain. But something from that time is returning. The closing lines of a farewell poem, written centuries ago by the last great king of the age to his slain wife, might be more than just a poem:

The world and all its light shall fade,
...

Genre: Romance/Mystery
Our Review Ranking: A Good Read
Critic Score: 80/100

PEOPLE DIE, BUT LEGENDS LIVE ON.

Manhattan antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury dreams of a quiet life on the family farm among the sheep she loves, when her best friend is murdered. The police assume robbery is the motive because her friend’s expensive bracelet is missing. But the 500-year-old artifact is rumored to carry an ancient curse, one that unleashes evil upon any who dare...

Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Our Review Ranking: A Great Read
Critic Score: 85/100

Fifteen-year-old Nara Dall has never liked secrets. Yet it seems that her life has been filled with them, from the ugly scar on her back to the strange powers she possesses. Her adoptive father refuses to say anything about her origins, and soon, she and her best friend must attend the announcement ceremony, in which youths are tested for a magical gift.

     A gifted youth has not...

Genre: Young Adult
Our Review Ranking: A Great Read
Critic Score: 82/100

Christine would never have considered herself new recruit material for a secret U.S. agency. Until recently, she’s just been an ordinary girl graduating from high school and wondering if a friendship with Gabriel, a mysterious coworker, would grow into something romantic.

When Christine’s fascination with Gabriel leads to her discovery of dreamworlds, she learns that she’s anything but...

Genre: Dystopian, New Adult, Science Fiction
Our Review Ranking: A Decent Read
Critic Score: 71/100

New San Francisco is the last city standing on a world ravaged by storms of ash and debris. The city survived by putting the ideals of the American dream on steroids and inspiring its people to persevere, though they have become ruthless in the process. Its citizens are ruled by the General, who has made sure that his people understand that gentleness and pity have become weaknesses that...

Genre: Post-Apocalyptic, Young Adult
Our Review Ranking: A Truly Exceptional Read
Critic Score: 100/100

Under the watchful eye of the Mother Shrine, twelve-year-old Wisp ekes out a simple, but challenging life with Dad, foraging for food and losing herself in old books from the world that came before. She loves the Endless Forest ― except when the Tree Walkers come for her.

In ages past, the great rain of fire and ash destroyed the Earth, wiping out the ancients and everything they had...

Genre: Memoir
Our Review Ranking: A Good Read
Critic Score: 79/100

Zara is eight years old, her father, in a drunken rampage, accidentally shoots himself dead.

Her childhood memories leave her struggling with romantic attachments and hinder her from developing healthy relationships.

Seeking answers, She meets a monk for wisdom, and a gypsy for insight.

The journeys Adalina Mae takes us on are interspersed with heartbreaking moments as...

Genre: Romance
Our Review Ranking: Revisions Required
Critic Score: 58/100

Chase has it all. Owner of a successful business, social standing and respect, killer looks and not the fiancé of any man's fantasy. His life is in control, just the way he planned; but everything is not as it appears. His brother, also his business partner and closest friend, is angrily rejected when he attempts to tell Chase the Truth. As Chase blindly races toward an empty future based on...

Genre: Science Fiction
Our Review Ranking: A Decent Read
Critic Score: 63/100

The year is 2038. Earth’s biosphere is on the brink of destruction from the effects of global warming and pollution. The World Energy Council has awarded a lucrative contract to a major US corporation to mine a precious ore discovered by the first manned mission to land on Mars. One kilo of Micromium can power a large city for a year without environmental side effects. A few grains of the ore...

Genre: Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
Our Review Ranking: A Truly Exceptional Read
Critic Score: 99/100

A fey, a world that’s against her, a mission to save her people, and a lost love.

Serafina Valeon fights to save her people by working in the resistance as a spy, in a world where she could be killed for being a fey. Only a scared artifact, the keystone, can help bring freedom to the fey. Sera must risk her life to recover the stone and venture into the mage city of Elmira.

Once...

Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Our Review Ranking: A Good Read
Critic Score: 77/100

It has been thousands of years since the fall of the great nations, and the tribes that remain in the ashes of the fallen must fight to survive in the shadows. In this desperate landscape, Ailive has spent her entire life fighting for the honor of her tribe and she has grown weary of war. When Ailive sees a chance to escape her fate, she flees into a chaotic landscape where death and darkness...

Genre: Urban/Blue Collar Fantasy
Our Review Ranking: A Good Read
Critic Score: 79/100

When Walter Bailey arrived in Mississippi, he discovered the murder of his estranged grandmother was not the random and senseless crime it was reported to be. Accompanied by an unlikely group of heroes, guided by the words of a mad little hermit, opposed by evil beyond his wildest imagination, Walter embarks on an epic quest through an unfamiliar and often hilarious world of magic. As the...

Genre: Horror
Our Review Ranking: A Great Read
Critic Score: 89/100

From Bram Stoker Award-nominated publisher, Crystal Lake Publishing, and the editing duo who brought you the best-selling and critically acclaimed small-town Lovecraftian horror anthology Shadows Over Main Street, comes Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories—a disturbing journey into the beauty that rests inside the very heart of darkness.

Awe meets ache. Terror becomes transcendence. Regret...