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The Blood of a Dragon by Jack Adkins

Anuka Sandbar is the most interesting half-goblin alive. Just ask him. While searching for his famous father, a roguish young half-goblin swashbuckler and his unlikely companions are enslaved by pirates. An emissary of the Silver DragonLord Augmaximitis buys them and offers them freedom if they can find the source of illegal DragonsBlood flooding the country. They soon discover that success could trigger a war between Dragons that would destray the mortal races. How will they choose between gaining their freedom and dooming the world?

The Girl Who Steals Christmas by C.G. Drews

A prequel short story about the De Lainey family from The Boy Who Steals Houses. It's set a week before Moxie meets Sam. Available for free on author's blog. Last year Christmas didn’t happen because their mother had just died... It's a hot miserable December and the De Lainey family are actively ignoring the festive season, but when Moxie finds her little sister's screwed up letter to Santa in the bin, she decides to bully Christmas to life. Includes various sibling dramas, a too-small tent, and confusion between Santa and a potato.

The Girl Forged by Fate by Brittany Czarnecki

A betrayal nineteen years in the making. Seventeen-year-old Ivy Blackbourne wants nothing more than to become a knight and help defend her home from southern raiders, but her father's law forbids it. King Magnus has his reasons for this law and will do anything to protect his family, but it might be too late. The war has spread to the kingdom of Godstone and Magnus is forced to send Ivy away for her protection but also to begin her training. Ivy soon meets a boy named Finn, whose past will links their fates together, and as their relationship grows so too does the danger. King Magnus has been betrayed. His wife is being targeted and his son is being hunted. Ivy soon finds herself fighting for her life trying to get back home, but home is no longer safe. There is one man behind it all, and he'll stop at nothing to get his revenge on the king who took everything from him.

The Kings of Nowhere by C.G. Drews

Avery Lou has given up stealing houses — now he’s meant to build them. Forced to stay with the De Lainey family until Sam’s return from juvie, Avery feels like he’s drowning. He hates that Sam chose the De Laineys instead of running away with him. And he hates working in their construction company while Vin, the thief who hurt Sam, still walks free. Avery wants revenge. Swapping the sharp-edged world of burglary and car theft for the homey chaos of big family life is a wild adjustment, and Avery’s determined to sabotage his time with the De Laineys and get locked up with Sam instead. Avery just has to stay immune to Jeremy’s charming shenanigans. Easy…sort of. But Avery’s war against Vin has brought trouble to the De Lainey door and he can’t survive this fight alone.

Demon's Call by Julie Boglisch

Alex, Rita, and Milos journey north in search of a missing mother and the answers she can provide. With danger around every corner, it will take all their skills and comraderie just to survive … Before the waters of the north tear them apart.

Bake Happy by Cori Cooper

Cat has this baking thing down! Now that she's been to the family bakery and knows all about her baking abilities, Cat is baking the world a better place one class party and family dinner at a time. Her life is practically perfect until a surprise visit and an even bigger surprise announcement turns Cat's perfectly proofed world into an upside down cake. How is she supposed to bake happy now? Find out in Bake Happy, the third and final book in the Bake Believe Trilogy.

Bake Off by Cori Cooper

Now that Cat knows what her baking can do, it's time to discover why and how! Cat and her family roadtrip all the way to Arizona for Thanksgiving break to find the answers they need at the family bakery. Instead of resolving her bazillion questions, Cat finds herself in the middle of a bakery showdown with suspicion as the main ingredient. Emotions are all over the place as Cat and Robyn learn the hard way that reckless baking and magic is a recipe for disaster.

Bake Believe by Cori Cooper

Baking is messy enough without adding Magic to the mix. Cat Anderson has everything she could ever want. Her best friend is also her cousin, she's about to start eighth grade, and a cute new boy just moved into the neighborhood. Seriously, best life ever. So what if her mom refuses to touch the oven? So what if they always eat frozen food or take-out? So what if Cat doesn't know the difference between homemade and store bought? It's just food. Who even cares? But food, it turns out, is a very big deal. Cat's family has a secret too fantastic to stay hidden, too incredible to be real. Something happens when they bake, something that changes everything. Can it be true? Or is it Bake Believe?

Idriel's Children by Hayley Reese Chow

Reaping darkness, the Shadow slicked steel with judgment and danced with death… Sixteen-year-old Aza inherited the power of shadow to rid the land of evil as Odriel’s cold-blooded assassin. With her growing strength, Aza discovers the Shadow Plane—a realm of wraiths where screams haunt the winds, calling to her. Although her father forbids her from entering the dark realm, Aza can’t ignore the beckoning whispers. When a dangerous new breed of monster attacks, Aza believes the Shadow Plane holds the answers they need to defeat them. With the unwanted help of a snarky cat and a cursed beast, Aza seeks out the monastic Wraith-Called for answers. But the deeper Aza delves into the dark realm, the further she drifts from the world she knows. As Aza uncovers evils new and old, she must decide if the ends really do justify the means… and how many lives she’s willing to pay.

Time's Orphan by Hayley Reese Chow

Speak of pain, and I’ll tell you of the Time who stole it away… Besieged by war, ravaged by monsters, and crawling with the undead, the land of Okarria is dying. Seventeen-year-old Emara survives by using her modest healing gift to save as many as she can while eluding the invaders who thirst for her enchanted blood. So when a cursed cat saves her life and reveals Emara is the legendary Time Heir the necromancer king’s been searching for, she agrees to act as bait in a plot to destroy him. But when the plan goes horrifically awry, Emara must discover how deep her powers go, what she can change… And what she cannot. Unfortunately, Time Heirs have a history of getting killed, and with Okarria’s future on the line, Emara may have no choice but to follow in her ancestors’ footsteps.

Jester by Brielle D. Porter

Lisette’s father killed the King. His execution leaves Lisette alone, disgraced, and without the magic he intended to pass on to her. In Oasis, that’s a problem. Glutted with enchanted performers, Oasis is a sin city where courtiers pay in gold to drink, gamble, and above all, be entertained. To survive on its competitive streets, Lisette peddles paltry illusions in place of magic. Desperate to prove herself, Lisette enters into a deadly competition to be chosen as the highest-ranked magician in the world, the Queen’s Jester. But her rival, the irritatingly handsome Luc, possesses the one thing Lisette does not—real magic. Lisette will do anything to win, but when evidence implicating the Queen in her husband’s murder surfaces, Lisette must choose between redeeming her family name, or seizing the fame she’s hungered for her entire life.

Demigod Magic Academy: Daughter of Zeus by J.A. Bennett

A new generation of Demigods has risen, and they hate each other. Rhea Olympios knows part of her is missing. Her looks, favorite foods, and even her last name are Greek, but the father who gave her those traits chooses to hide. It doesn’t help that Tarpon Springs boasts the largest Greek population outside of the country itself. Drew is the first person who doesn’t make Rhea feel like she’s other. A Korean immigrant, Drew stands out in her small town. He has everything Rhea could want in a boyfriend, a loving family, a job at a bookstore, and gorgeous brown eyes a girl could fall into forever. It’s Drew’s secret—however—that will prove to be Rhea’s entire undoing. The magic Rhea hides in her empty heritage becomes manifest with Drew’s nearness. One minute Rhea is struggling to survive high school. The next, she’s thrown into the world of the gods where power rules and the weak get trodden over. Rhea must struggle to put herself together or risk tearing everything and everyone apart.

The BFF Role by Jaysee Jewel

Not every girl wants to be the hero of her own story. Zilla is an average high school senior aspiring to become a nurse. The only unique thing about her is that she adamantly believes she is living inside a poorly written romance novel and her best friend Cindy is the main female lead. Taking her role as the best friend very seriously, Zilla dedicates her free time to protecting her best friend from the author’s drama-hungry fingers, preventing the writer from interfering with Cindy’s love life. However, just as things are starting to go well between Cindy and the sweet boy-next-door who just moved in, a rival appears who could screw up Zilla’s plans. The school’s notorious playboy, Axel Burns, decides to ask Cindy out for prom, singlehandedly turning what was going to be a sweet love story into a love triangle. Zilla won’t stand for it! But when Zilla tries to draw Axel’s attention away from Cindy, she accidentally turns it toward herself and ends up in a romantic side plot she doesn’t want any part of. Fans of Love, Rosie and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before will adore this trope-subverting, coming-of-age love story about friendship, relationships, and overcoming one’s flaws.

Chains of Stone by Jaysee Jewel

Two tales of forbidden love intertwine in this dark fantasy romance. An heiress set to inherit her mother's business finds herself falling for a slave who is forging a rebellion against her. Meanwhile, a mad queen decides to marry a slave-turned-prince even though he plans to kill her. Both unlikely pairs must choose between love and duty. Are they willing to give up everything they hold dear to protect each other, or will they end up slitting each other's throats? A hundred years ago, the gods granted Clostrum and its surrounding countries elemental stones of power, but only women could use them. This turned Clostrum into a matriarchal society reliant on slaves to mine these stones. Evelyn Payne is the heir to a family whose mines and weapons have protected the country for years. After her twentieth birthday, her mother sends her to one of these mines in disguise to learn responsibility and root out corruption among the employed guards within. Once her work there is done, she will inherit the mine. However, as she gets to know the male slaves who toil away underground and the women who oversee them, her beliefs and loyalties are swayed by a kind-hearted slave who makes her wish she could become more than a pampered noble or tyrannical leader. As Evelyn fights her feelings toward Francis and tries to maintain order in the mine, she realizes his wish to escape his chains may endanger both his life and her position. If she doesn’t prevent him from fueling the flames of rebellion, her mother will.

Reclaimed by Sarah Guillory

Jenna Oliver doesn’t have time to get involved with one boy, let alone two. All Jenna wants is to escape her evaporating small town and her alcoholic mother. She's determined she'll go to college and find a life that is wholly hers—one that isn't tainted by her family's past. But when the McAlister twins move to town and Jenna gets involved with both of them, she learns the life she planned may not be the one she gets. Ian McAlister doesn't want to start over; he wants to remember. Ian can’t recall a single thing from the last three months—and he seems to be losing more memories every day. His family knows the truth, but no one will tell him what really happened before he lost his memory. When he meets Jenna, Ian believes that he can be normal again because she makes not remembering something he can handle. The secret Ian can’t remember is the one Luke McAlister can’t forget. Luke has always lived in the shadow of his twin brother until Jenna stumbles into his life. She sees past who he’s supposed to be, and her kiss brings back the spark that life stole. Even though Luke feels like his brother deserves her more, Luke can’t resist Jenna—which is the trigger that makes Ian's memory return. Jenna, Ian, & Luke are about to learn there are only so many secrets you can keep before the truth comes to reclaim you.

Vikings Academy by S. T. Bende

When seventeen-year-old Saga SkĂĄnstad discovers an antique dagger, she's instantly sucked into a world where Vikings rule the seas and dragons roam the skies, and the only thing more dangerous than the chief who takes her captive is the rival who steals her away. The heir of Norway's most feared tribe is fierce, cold, and absolutely unyielding. With intruders encroaching upon his borders, Erik Halvarsson has little patience for the girl whose ignorance threatens his very existence. He enlists Saga in the magical Valkyris Academy, where she learns the skills she'll need to protect herself from foreign raiders and domestic terrors. But nothing can protect her from falling for the one guy in all the world she's absolutely forbidden to choose . . . or from risking everything to unlock the secrets that haunt him. When darkness threatens Saga's new home, she must decide whether to return to the life she's always known, or fight for a love she never could have imagined. Her decision will determine a legacy--not only for Saga, but for the world she never knew she was fated to lead.

The Invisible Circus by Lindsey Bakken

The world as you know it, but with a dash of the fantastical. When Michelle (Mikey) leaves home to work a circus job for the summer, she dreams only of shaking the depression that haunts her. But she gets more than she bargained for after a freak accident leaves her with the power to turn invisible. Desperate to carve a future for herself as a performer, eighteen-year-old Mikey must learn to control her dark emotions and mysterious gift. But not everyone is glad to have a new performer, and Mikey must balance being “other” in a world dominated by flashy promises and hidden secrets. Between a suspicious death no one talks about, guys vying for her attention, and her boss’s hidden agenda, Mikey has her work cut out for her. As her life and power spiral out of control, she’ll have to choose carefully who to give her loyalty—and love—to.

StarRacer by R. L. S. Hoff

Anya just got everything she thought she wanted. So why isn’t she happier? Anya’s made the colony team. She’s going to the planet—and even if it’s with a guy she barely knows, at least he respects her art skills and her ability to grow things. That’s way better than what she expected in her life partner. On the other hand, her schedule is intense, the living conditions are cramped, everybody seems to be in her business, and her dad is still trying to make life difficult for everyone. Plus, she has to start over making friends when that has never been her strong suit.

Leaving Hope (Golden Terrace Colony Book 1) by R.L.S. Hoff

If Anya doesn't marry the guy her parents choose, this generation will be the last with pure Euros. She can live with that. They might not let her. The trouble is, that guy (the one Anya’s parents like) wants to be ship captain. That means staying on Hope. When there’s a new world within reach, waiting to be explored… Anya doesn’t know if she’s smart enough or strong enough to be part of the colony team that will get the planet ready for humans to live there. But she's sure she'll like forming a new world as much as she enjoys molding light sculptures. Two activities her parents despise almost as much as they despise her talking with anyone other than “that guy.” Yeah, Anya’s life stinks. But her parents are powerful. And her father’s sometimes violent. Which is probably why Anya hates conflict. Maybe she should just go along with her parents’ plans… And be stuck, friendless, living other people’s dreams. But what’s the alternative?

The Seeds of Love: Sunflower Kisses Book One by Tyler Wittkofsky

The story readers are calling “hard-hitting and meaningful” and "touching and realistic", The Seeds of Love: Sunflower Kisses Book 1 is the story of two lost souls who find each other at the right time in life. Clay Dabrowski is a recent college graduate who has his life planned out. He knows what he wants to do in life and embarks on those goals with the support of his family and friends. But when he meets the fiery red-haired Bailey Childe, she suddenly shifts all of his priorities. She gives him the strength and courage to do and be more. While he battles his insecurities and mental illness, Clay and Bailey forge a path through life’s ebbs and flows as a new, young couple. Their journey seems to be all but perfect. But is everything as it seems?

Magic and Goldfire (The Middenvale Saga Book 1) by Clare Rushing

When the world shatters, new heroes rise. Vesunna Padsva is a legendary knight with her own ballad sung by tone-deaf bards across the land. She tolerates the fame, but craves an escape away from guard duty and starry eyed townsfolk. When the high king announces a diplomatic mission to an isolated kingdom in the north, she eagerly volunteers. Unfortunately, the trip quickly turns into a nightmare. Hagol's cold climate is miserable compared to Sul Galen's year-round warmth. The people are simple, the king is incompetent, and diplomacy is not her strong suit. She's ready to accept failure when a familiar adversary arrives and things take a deadly turn. Sunny must team up with some unexpected allies on a quest to stop corrupt leaders from destroying her home--and save a forgotten magical land. Silver Muir has endured a lifetime of cruelty from the superstitious people of Hagol. She's worked hard to gain their trust by serving as apprentice to the royal physician, and has built a pleasant life for herself at Castle DĂşnbright. But the rumors about her mythical, frost-bitten appearance may not be entirely off the mark. When a knight from Sul Galen arrives with an interesting offer, Silver begins a journey that will call into question everything she once believed about her heritage and her place in the world. She will have to decide whether to honor her healer's oath...or embrace her newfound power.

The Polar Bear and the Dragon: Dream Jumper (A Middle Grade Coming of Age Fantasy Adventure) by Debbie Watson

A malevolent force threatens a small world. Teenagers with magical skills and extraordinary friends must devise a plan clever enough to outwit a cunning enemy. In Book Two of The Polar Bear and the Dragon series, Whitney and Edward, two teenagers with extraordinary talents, must protect Aiden, a young dragon destined to become the ruler of Yagdi. Aiden will mature into a majestic dragon with vast and formidable skills but remains helpless until that transformation takes place. A dangerous enemy is determined to rule Yagdi, but the young dragon stands in his way. Whitney and Edward must put their lives in grave danger to keep Aiden safe. Their strong alliance is weakened when circumstances on Yagdi force the members to split up, leaving Whitney and Edward to prepare for an almost certain confrontation with Aiden’s adversary. The teenagers must learn to use their skills effectively without the help of their powerful allies. Whitney has been given a wizard staff, which could be crucial to their survival, but she must bring forth its powers without the wizard’s skillful guidance. Yagdi teeters on the brink of war and the alliance has critical decisions to make. But in a disastrous turn of events, they’ve lost their ability to communicate. To keep Yagdi from falling into enemy hands, they must find a powerful and elusive wizard known as a Dream Jumper. In their continuing adventure, Whitney, Edward, and friends hone their powers while the threat, both through the portal and in quiet northern Michigan, grows. As our young heroes hold to their promise to stand strong no matter what, it’s apparent that in any world, perseverance, loyalty, and true friendship are the hallmarks of success. Author Debbie Watson paints an amazingly vivid world of good versus evil in a tale that draws you in and holds you until the end. Highly recommended for middle-grade readers, teens, and adults too—fantasy and coming of age in equal measure! —Vicki Shurly, Director, Peninsula Community Library

Talisman of El by Al Stone

WHAT IF YOUR WHOLE LIFE WAS A LIE? One Planet. Two Worlds. Population: Human … 7 billion. Others … unknown. When 14-year-old Charlie Blake wakes up sweating and gasping for air in the middle of the night, he knows it is happening again. This time he witnesses a brutal murder. He’s afraid to tell anyone. No one would believe him … because it was a dream. Just like the one he had four years ago – the day before his dad died. Charlie doesn’t know why this is happening. He would give anything to have an ordinary life. The problem: he doesn’t belong in the world he knows as home. He belongs with the others.

Mech Heart & Soul by Ken Deeprose

The people of Cambria are under threat of attack from evil aliens called the Marans. Orin, the genius son of a geeky professor, and his best friend Gigahertz, the most powerful of the planet’s Mechs, will be among those tasked with defending them. Juna, the youngest daughter of the Emperor (but don’t dare call her princess!), worries the Marans are not the only thing the people of Cambria need to fear. Life here simply isn’t fair and she wants to help make things right. Juna hasn’t seen Orin since they were very young, but fate has brought them back together. Now, joined by a diverse group of friends, they must find a way to defeat the Marans, sort the truth from the lies and win back the very heart and soul of the planet.

Black Licorice by Elaina Battista-Parsons

Freddi’s life is over. Her best—and only—friend needed her and she failed. After a series of bad decisions, Freddi is pulled out of music school and forced to prove herself, but a new school and volunteer work only add to her overwhelming anxiety. Freddi finds a potential new friend in Lorna, who forces her to face her insecurities head on, but Freddi isn’t ready to let go. When Freddi learns Lorna is keeping something from her, their friendship starts to crumble. Now Freddi must choose between chasing her past or rebuilding her future.

Blue Shadow Falls by Lenore Sutznegger

Shadow and Bone meets A Quiet Place in this atmospheric and chilling dark fantasy debut. "They wear the faces of your loved ones, but are more beautiful than you could ever imagine. Lovely things shouldn't draw you in and kill you. You almost want them to." Seventeen-year-old Blue Haven, gifted with superhuman sight since birth, dreams of becoming a warrior—not that anything's happened near the wall since Old Man Amos was attacked by that beaver. The Shadow Elves—humans infected by a zombie apocalypse-like plague—have died out over the past 150 years, leaving life altogether boring. In her quiet farming village nestled in the shadows of the Smoky Mountains, warriors are no more than a formality. But Blue's unique sight is beginning to show her some troubling things. A suspicious green-eyed outsider. A strikingly beautiful Shadow Elf. These visions can't be real—because if they are, that means everyone's been wrong. Dead wrong. They are not the last survivors in the world. And they aren't prepared for the reality Blue's eyes are showing her. Set in a small, idyllic post-apocalyptic town, this slow-burn romance features first love, super senses, and monsters that lurk in the dark shadows of the blue mountains. "Blue Shadows Fall is fast-paced, intriguing, and the perfect escape for fantasy fans with beautifully woven plot threads." -Indies Today Editorial, 5 Star Review "A completely original mashup: dystopian, dark fantasy, fairy tale, and folklore" -Sarah Goethem, author of Wind Song "Small town secrets, Southern gothic atmosphere, and a certain pair of eyes that see disturbing things create a spellbinding read." -Autumn Krause, author of A Dress For The Wicked "Stutznegger creates an idyllic spot amid a frightening unknown outside world in Haven, one of those rare post-apocalypse communities you'd really want to live in." -J. Trevor Robinson, author of The Mummy of Monte Cristo

Love of the Beast Extended Edition (Heart of the Moon Series Book 1) by Tashina Tradell

Can Love overpower the savage instincts of the beast? How can falling in love be dangerous when it's only our human nature to do so? Brittney Moss is about to find out exactly how dangerous it can be when her fall becomes more of a fast downward spiral into a world that she never thought possible. Alex Carter has been the object of her affection for far too long. Not only is he the most desirable guy in existence, but Britt has an unexplainable craving to be connected to him. When life throws a wrench in the summer preceding her senior year of high school, in the form of the gorgeous Zane, Britt can't decide what is right or wrong anymore. She had barely scratched the surface of the dark secrets Alex held, but can love overpower the savage instincts of the beast? Where forgiveness seems impossible, and loyalty crosses boundaries, this journey will keep you on the edge of your seat, pressing your fingertip to the edge of the page, ready to turn it and dive deeper into the world of the Heart of the Moon Series. This is an extended edition of the previously published Love of the Beast. We get to see more into the lives of our favorite characters with in depth descriptions of main character situations, and different POV’s. If you loved the first edition, you will be pleased to get your hands on the extended edition and lose yourself again to the epic fated love story of Britt and Alex’s relationship as they tread the dark waters of their crossed destinies.

Lost Rings and Other Things by Raccio

Travel to the underbelly of a magical school with the daughter of a murderer. Sixteen-year-old Emily can make anything she touches disappear-not a bad skill for a thief. In a realm ruled by magic, her ability should grant her an easy life. However, stuck in the Commons along with those unlucky enough to be born without magic, stealing to survive is anything but easy. But when one of the realm's Masters catches her robbing a supply caravan, Emily is given the rare chance to escape-if she agrees to put her magic to more law-abiding use. Desperate and friendless, she moves to Selwyn castle, where dragons, and the best talents of the realm, are trained to rule. Yet Selwyn's holds secrets of its own. Strange attacks and break-ins turn unwanted suspicion onto Emily, throwing her into a race to find the real criminal before she's sent back to the Commons for good. But the closer she gets to the truth, the quicker her past-and the festering hatred for the non-magical community-catches up to her. And with time running out, she'll have to return to some old tricks to make it out of Selwyn's alive.

March & Feather by Emma Saska

At Stony Point Homeschool Academy, high school senior Audra Dunne spends her time hanging out with friends, cooking and baking, and dreaming of her not-so-distant future at the Culinary Institute of America. Sure, she wishes she were comfortable enough to talk to her much-older sister Madeline about something other than AP Calculus. And sure, she wishes new kid Matthew Harwell would stop invading her friend group. But Audra finds comfort in her digital persona Feather, exchanging texts with her best friend March, the pen pal she met on a homeschool forum four years ago. When March lets slip that he’s recently moved to her city, Audra’s curiosity begins to grow. What if she and March end their pact to stay anonymous? What if March goes to Stony Point? What if... March is someone she already knows? As unexpected family developments and a personal crisis (or two) threaten to upend Audra’s life, she’ll have to decide whether turning away from all she’s used to is worth it for the chance at finding more.

T'cola (The After Book 2) by C. Sunrise

Hope watched the sister she idolizes lose her mate and herself in the process. Now, she'll travel to the ends of the world to help her get him back. She's also on a mission to prove she's not a little girl anymore, especially once she meets him. They crossed into his land without permission and fought to stay. His mind told him to get rid of them and whatever trouble they were bringing his way, but his heart wouldn't let him. Maybe a little Hope is just what he needs. ◆ Book 2 of The After series follows Breana and her little pack of Wulvs and fairies as they travel through The Cold Lands on their quest to find their alpha male. You'll get to know some old characters better and meet some new characters, including a brooding male bear shifter who my beta reader staked her claim on... so, you'll have to fight her to get your paws on him. ◆ *This is not a series for children. For content notes, please visit the author's website © C. Sunrise, 2021, All Rights Reserved Read less

Neli (The After Book 1) by C. Sunrise

Breana has everything you could hope for in Neli — the only community that survived the apocalypse. So, why does her heart keep telling her she needs to leave? Simple, it’s not the life she wants. Unable to resist the call, she packs her bags, grabs her dogs, and heads off on an adventure to a secret land written in her grandpa’s journals. But The Wild Lands give her more than she’d expected. Her journey takes her straight to temptation in the form of a man who’s as much beast as human — a man who’s equally enticed and frustrated by her special abilities gifted by The After. With this man comes a community, a pack, where Breana feels a sense of belonging she never experienced with her own kind. But he also comes with secrets and threats that may destroy them and everyone they love. Breana’s never been one to run away from a challenge, and she definitely won’t run away from the man who’s burrowed his way into her heart. Even if it means she needs to toss him in the mud a few times along the way; it’s a sacrifice she’s willing to make.

The World Below: The World Below Book One by Vivienne Lee Fraser

Have you ever caught yourself wondering if perhaps things around you are not quite what they seem? Practical and pragmatic Pris has never even considered the possibility. That is until someone breaks into her home claiming her parents have been abducted and taken to a magical world. Snake has always known he is a gnome, and that there are all manner of magical creatures living, not only in his home town of London, but in the wider world as well. Now he must convince a very human girl she is actually an elf, and that she must join with him and enter the World Below to save both their parents. Entering The World Below isn't simple as it seems—scattered around England are the magical creatures and riddles that will grant them passage. They only have days to reach them all, and someone is working against them to ensure they never make to the magical realm. Unsure who to trust, can Pris embrace her magical heritage before she loses her parents forever? Snake faces his own dark secrets as he fights his growing attraction for Pris, knowing they can never be together. When everything seems against them, will Pris and Snake make it to The World Below in Time?

Paper Ghosts by Tegan Anderson

A story from the Paper Forest... Once upon a time, the Forest burned to the ground, embers and ashes coating the world in an ocean of black. Rowan walks through the remains of a kingdom that used to belong to her.

My Fair Traitor (Paranormal Misfits) (Volume 2) by C.J Anaya

It's not everyday a girl gets married to a faerie prince of the Seelie Court. After swearing their love and loyalty to one another, Jareth is bound and determined to teach Crysta all she must learn to become queen of the Unseelie Court. But when Crysta and Jareth are attacked in the human realm, a journey to the Fae realm is put into play earlier than planned. Their hopes for marriage and a happily ever after are thwarted when their bonding fails and attempts on Crysta's life continue. That's not all they have to worry about. A magical plague has permeated the land, causing Fae everywhere to weaken and die, solidifying King Moridan's objections to their union. Jareth and Crysta must fight for their right to love each other in a world full of beings who believe their fated mate bond is a threat to the Fae realm and every faerie who inhabits it. Is their love preordained or poisonous? There's only one way to find out.

The Rise of Runes and Shields, Book I The Seidr Sagas by JM Stephen

Witchcraft need not be evil. Twins Freyja and Bjorn live in a time when Viking magic, called the Seidr, is deemed witchcraft and forbidden. When their home is attacked by men sent from the tyrannical local earl, who accuses their mother of a murder she did not commit, the twins are forced to flee into the night and onto an adventure to not only prove their mother’s innocence but also set to rights the ills created by the misuse of the Seidr. Along the way, they both make new friends, reunite with lost allies, visit hidden worlds, and learn the true ways of the Seidr, until they find themselves caught in the middle of the never ending war of the Fire and Frost Giants. Bjorn must learn the ways of magic and Freyja the life of the shield maidens if they are to survive.

The Tricksters: There is Gold in the Jungle by Kobyna T

NO ONE WAS MAD ENOUGH TO COME UP WITH SOMETHING SO OUTRAGEOUS "But that man, he went there and did it. Not once, not twice, but many times over... Just think about it. Who is looney enough to get himself captured on purpose and cause a riot to free those enslaved alongside him, just to tell some stupid stories about it afterward? Who does that? Who else but him? That silly old geezer...the Spider.” In the first volume of The Tricksters, Ticco meets the Spider, who helps him to escape from bondage. Ticco gets tutored in the Forbidden Arts of Trickery by the old man and with the help of other tricksters, they hunt for the raiders of Anansekrom, Ticco's village. Vengeance is a forbidden fruit to bite, but no other fruit should taste sweeter on the day Ticco gets his paws on a certain man. The one who goes by the codename 'the Vulture'. But on his quest through the hazard, Ticco also realizes that there's gold in the jungle, so will the juice ever be worth the squeeze?

Bridge Daughter (The Bridge Daughter Cycle) by Jim Nelson

A world where daughters bear their parents' children! Hanna thinks her thirteenth birthday will be no different than the one before—until her mother explains the facts of life. Hanna is a “bridge daughter” born pregnant with her parents’ child. In a few months she will give birth and die, leaving her parents with their true child to raise. A mature bookworm who dreams of college and career, Hanna is determined to overcome her biological fate. Then Hanna learns of an illegal procedure that will allow her to live to adulthood…at the cost of the child’s life.

Falling Princess (Fallen Realm) by Joline Pearce

An epic enemies to lovers college romance with a rebellious princess, her possessive knight, and the fate of their country in the balance. Forced to carry the weight of the crown from childhood, all Princess Zosia wants is a chance to experience normal life and find love away from the pressure of court. Getting an education abroad is the perfect opportunity - unless death catches up with her first. As the last of the Auralian royal line, Zosia is assigned a watchful knight to accompany her everywhere she goes. While her best friend adores him, Zosia can't wait to escape his constant scrutiny...until an assassination attempt sparks their forbidden romance. A secret they can never tell, even when war tears them apart. Dive into this slow-burn, enemies-to-lovers, forced proximity contemporary fantasy romance that will grab you from the first page and stay with you long after the last. Start reading now! This the first book in a trilogy and it ends on a cliffhanger - the third book ends with a Happy Ever After. Contains violence and mature themes. Content advisories available at:

The Wicked Souls Duology by Candace Robinson

The complete Wicked Souls Duology in one collection full of magic, danger, and romance. This NA *omnibus edition* includes Vault of Glass and Bride of Glass. Perfect for fans of Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Penny Dreadful, A.G. Howard, and Kerri Maniscalco. "This is no ordinary, modern-day fairy tale. It's much, much darker." A determined girl without answers. A hot guy who would do anything for her. A mysterious museum that some see and some don't... Perrie Madeline lives a simple life. Her only concern is deciding whether or not to let herself fall for her sexy friend, August Hartley. That is, until a strange museum known as Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault appears overnight and people around her begin to go missing. Determined to uncover the Glass Vault's hidden secrets, Perrie and August conspire to break inside. But soon, Perrie realizes she has more to worry about than her feelings for August—something sinister is on their heels. Together they must find their way out of the museum before they discover something truly not for the faint of heart.

The Jester Prince (The King Jester Trilogy Book 2) by V.M Forrester

With Zirkua Fantastic destroyed, King Jester, the embodiment of discord, is loose once more upon the world. And he's not happy to have been kept in captivity all these years. Only Toby, a fresh, untrained immortal, and the other former members of the traveling circus now stand against him. Now, with Toby's boyfriend, Markley, kidnapped by King Jester, they have no choice but to leave the safety of their camp and venture into the world at large. King Jester grows more powerful with each passing day, and each moment Marley stays in his clutches is another moment closer to absolute destruction. Toby will get Marley back. Even if it means facing King Jester alone.

The Harlequin Circus (The King Jester Trilogy Book 1) by V.M. Forrester

Tobias has never known anything but the silver and crimson silks of Zirkua Fantastic. Raised from birth alongside firebreathers and hawkers and tightrope walkers, now he performs at the myriad stops of the traveling circus. Setting up every evening, and never staying past the sunrise. That is the way of Zirkua Fantastic. When a newcomer arrives to join the circus, the first domino falls. There's always been a subtle undercurrent of magic in the circus, inexplicable coincidences and rituals of protection. But now, the full force of the magic has burst to the surface, and a mysterious, powerful entity has broken free from her prison, intent on burning the circus to the ground. Now the circus hangs in the balance, and if the magical bonds break, the consequences will be devastating.

Prey of the Huntress by E. M. Kkoulla

Scarred and traumatised, Maia returns to finish her training. She hopes for a quiet life aboard HMS Blossom but, to her dismay, her fame has grown and she is hailed as a heroine for saving the Ship and her crew from the rage of the Livia. Invitations flood in from the rich and powerful, who are eager to meet her before she is sent for initiation into the Sacred Mysteries. Maia has already been warned that the Goddess Diana is her implacable enemy, and this time the Huntress intends that there can be no escape. An ancient horror has woken. The board is set. The Gods are making their moves. Only Maia’s courage can save her now.

The Royal Matchmaking Competition: Princess Qloey by Zoiy G. Galloay

One princess searching for her prince charming. Twelve princes, dukes, elves, and a commoner, competing for the princess’s heart. One assassin among the bachelors, plotting to kill the princess and bring the empire to its knees. Warning: this fantasy romance contains dangerously hot princes, sexy elves, and a heart-throbbing peasant. Read at your own risk!

The Isle of Falidor by Skyler E. Peterson

It all started with disbelief. When Earth stopped believing in magic, and began to believe in science, another world was created. A realm where magic ran wild. On this world is an island named Falidor where war has raged for five hundred years. For months General Kalibrach has had recurring dreams that he would find an answer to the bloodshed, an answer in the form of a hero from Earth. Yet will this hero be what they expect, or will she be something more?

Kaianan: Anarch (The Kaianan Trilogy Book 3) by Cara Violet

Chaos. Confusion. Barely escaping with her life. The end, near. Kaianan: Anarch is the grinding pinnacle of unexpected endings. Our heroine has ended up on Felrin with the unknown Dersji Brikin. While her nightmares are taking a hold, and the Defeated King continues to plot against the Siliou universe, the Felrin thrust her into their world of shimmering streams and purple sun rays distracting her from the very thing she must do—save the Conductors and kill the Defeated King. Unable to trust those around her and no longer able to play the game, Kaianan must face Verticals, withstand heartbreak and loss, triumph over Pernicious and set herself up for the biggest sacrifice of all.

Queen Kaianan (The Kaianan Trilogy Book 2) by Cara Violet

A target on her back. The second installment of the Kaianan Trilogy is non-stop adventure, action and heroics for our newly favourite characters. Queen Kaianan keeps you hungry for more of the Siliou universe. The universe is hunting her. Kaianan is en route to save Chituma, only to be delayed by the Giliou foreseer, Boku Jove. Sending her spiralling to an unknown world, claiming she has more than one option, the ancient foreseer spurs Kaianan’s expedition back in time. With her Giliou Guardian, Xandou, working tirelessly to right wrongs in Forsda and return Layos to its protected status, and Dersji Brikin of the Felrin gone, Kaianan must travel in a parallel time stamp to make decisions on who she will be—the young Menial of Dersji Brikin? Or Queen of the Gorgon, ruler to the throne of Layos? Awaiting her will be the very man-beast who slaughtered her ancestor. Can she handle an aura versus aura battle—or will her indecision cost her and the people she loves, their lives?

Kaianan (The Kaianan Trilogy Book 1) by Cara Violet

The Siliou universe ignites. The epic Kaianan adventure projects us into the frantic Felrin Galaxy where our strong-headed heroine will either sink or swim saving her people and family. In a time of Euclidean Vectors and Conductors, an epic adventure is born. Following the young Princess, Kaianan of Layos, embark on a journey that begins and ends in sparkling aura and blade-spinning action. Set during the Felrin After Aura year of 100-7, Dersji Brikin attempts to train the Rivalex Mark for her upcoming Verticals. However, with the arrival of Liege on Rivalex, he is apprehended by his people and returned to his exiled homeland. On her own, Kaianan must navigate her new-found Gorgon transformation as she is sent to hide in the volatile Milky Way Galaxy …

House of Lies and Sorrow: Fae of Rewyth Book 1 by Emily Blackwood

House of Lies and Sorrow: Fae of Rewyth Book 1 Dance with the Fae Prince meets Cruel Beauty in this Young Adult Arranged Marriage Fae Fantasy. Jade Farrow will die tomorrow. Her fate was decided years ago, when her useless father made a deal with the greedy fae king to save his own life. Now, she is being sent to marry one of the five ruthless fae princes. The only problem is that she is not the first human to marry a fae prince. And like every human wife before her, Jade is going to be killed before she can find a way out. Malachi Weyland is the heir to the fae throne. It’s the reason his brothers have despised him all these years, and it’s the reason his father is adamant on finding him a human wife. Malachi has one job, and that is to unite the fae and human lands. But Malachi has a secret, and it’s one that gives him his rightful name amongst both the human and fae lands: The Prince of Shadows. Jade and Malachi are faced with life-or-death challenges as Jade is thrown into Malachi’s magical world. Will she die just like every wife before her? Or will Malachi, the same fae who is feared across all of Rewyth, be the one to save her life? Show no weakness. Yield no mercy. House of Lies and Sorrow is a fast-paced, arranged-marriage story between born enemies who are forced to work together. Readers who love slow-burn, angsty enemies-to-lovers stories between a broody fae prince and a stubborn human bride will love this magical first installment of the Fae of Rewyth series!

Oblivion Abduction by Grant Hamlin

Khelbar and his father, Landis, believe Adrennis to be a simple forest town. That simplicity is uprooted when a mysterious fire breaks out at the inn, and Landis' brother goes missing. Desperate and angry, Landis sets out to track down his brother, and Khelbar follows for a journey to the unknown he has hoped to undertake for years. With the help of a worn yet knowledgeable hermit, who claims to have answers to their many questions, Landis finds that his past is not exactly what he remembers, and a terrifying new war is brewing between Adrennis and its rival nation, Baladar.

Bad End by A M Blaushild

Archangel Michael's death at the hands of Iofiel may have prevented him from forcing the apocalypse, but it's hardly brought peace. The new Archangel Michael is relentless in his quest for revenge, believing Iofiel is still out there- and shirking his duties to prove it. Afraid of his connection to the traitor, Maalik has fled to Hell, also looking for Iofiel- but what he finds instead is an oddly amicable Morningstar with shocking plans that Maalik may be unable to stop. Archie and Salem, abducted and now working as assistants for the devil, struggle to define their place in what is about to unfold. And on Earth, Santiago and Damien have found refuge in a small American town, comfortably leading a coven of witches. But when magic begins to crop up among ordinary humans, their disguises can only last so long. And what ever happened to Iofiel, The Saintkiller, the Second Traitor? The apocalypse may have been averted, but something is clearly going wrong.

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