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Review: World Serpent Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #5) by Shami Stovall

Death. Destiny. The rise of god-arcanists. Volke Savan has reunited with the Frith Guild just in time to help fight the Second Ascension, a group of power-hungry dastards bent on controlling the newly created god creatures. The world serpent is the first on their list, and if the Second Ascension manages to harness its power, […]

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Discussion: Flintlock Fantasy, what is it?

So first things first: Flintlock Fantasy is a subgenre of Fantasy (actually it’s a subgenre of a subgenre) that is kind of unofficial. It’s not widely known, nor used as a common tag, but it’s acknowledged if small. The genre name comes from the use of flintlock weapons, a type of mechanism in guns. It’s […]

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Top Fantasy Post Series: Epic Fantasy

Welcome back to my series on top fantasy books/series I’ve enjoyed! I started this series before my recent hiatus, and now I’m continuing it with the Epic Fantasy subgenre. Epic Fantasy can also be equated to High Fantasy, as the two often overlap quite a lot. The idea behind Epic Fantasy is generally long, winding […]

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Top Fantasy Post Series: My Top Urban Fantasy Series

Hello book lovers and welcome to my first in a series on my favorite fantasy books! Today’s topic at hand will be my favorite fantasy series that are classified as urban fantasy; contemporary set fantasy books usually focused on vampires, werewolves, and some witches! The Innkeeper Chronicles by Ilona Andrews This series by Ilona Andrews […]

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Trope Discussion: “To turn or not to turn,” the vampire question

Introduction: What is the trope? This trope typically appears in vampire romances. The question is whether or not the vampire in the relationship should or shouldn’t turn the human. Often, the question comes up for a variety of reasons. The obvious and practical reasoning is that a vampire is immortal and typically never ages, whereas […]

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It’s release day for World Serpent Arcanist!

This is a pretty atypical post for me, but I’m excited, so who cares! Today is the release day for Shami Stovall’s fifth installment in the Frith Chronicles, called World Serpent Arcanist. You can find the Amazon listing here! For the record, I am not being paid to promote this book, author, or series, I’m […]

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Review: Ninth House (Alex Stern #1) by Leigh Bardugo

Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact, she is the sole survivor of a […]

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Review: This Coven Won’t Break by Isabel Sterling

In this gripping, romantic sequel to These Witches Don’t Burn, Hannah must work alongside her new girlfriend to take down the Hunters desperate to steal her magic. Hannah Walsh just wants a normal life. It’s her senior year, so she should be focusing on classes, hanging out with her best friend, and flirting with her new […]

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Review: Coliseum Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #3) by Shami Stovall

Adventure. Competition. A duel to the death. While on a journey to the famous city of Thronehold, Volke Savan learns of the Sovereign Dragon Tournament. The massive celebration involves hundreds of arcanists competing for fame and glory, and Volke is determined to win. Dark forces dwell in the city, however, and rumors of the legendary […]

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Review: These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling [Hocus Pocus Readathon #4]

Hannah’s a witch, but not the kind you’re thinking of. She’s the real deal, an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret she has to keep to herself. If she’s ever caught using it in front of a […]