Tournament of Ruses – Kate Stradling Flora Dalton wants nothing more than a quiet life in the countryside of Lenore, but her father’s promotion to the Parliament of Lords has uprooted her and planted her smack in the middle of a mess. Not only must she adjust to a new […]

Tournament of Ruses – Kate Stradling


Starlight’s Children – Darian Smith Children are being hunted in the streets and their parents’ hearts frozen into glass.  Brannon and his team of “unusual crimes” investigators are still reeling from the aftermath of Risen in Kalanon, but now they must face a new monster on the loose. Tensions between […]

Starlight’s Children – Darian Smith


Keeper of Shadows – Bridgett Powers A light-bearer with limited vision. A prisoner with wings. Can two cursed souls defeat the forces of darkness? Noire hates the magic that cursed his family and trapped him in the form of a raven. But to break the spell, he’s willing to do […]

Keeper of Shadows – Bridgett Powers



Kingdom of Ruses – Kate Stradling Viola Moreland’s life is a well-orchestrated lie. For generations her family has fabricated the existence of the Eternal Prince, a mysterious and powerful protector who watches over the small kingdom of Lenore. This practiced deception cracks, however, when a nameless stranger stumbles across the […]

Kingdom of Ruses – Kate Stradling


Kalanon’s Rising – Darian Smith Solve the murder. Stop the war. Save the world. Sir Brannon Kesh spent years building a new life as a physician, leaving the name Bloodhawk and the war that spawned it behind. But when the King’s cousin is murdered, duty calls him back. The crime […]

Kalanon’s Rising – Darian Smith


The Place of Voices (TimeDrifter Series, Book 1) – Lauren Lynch “Uplifting and entertaining.” – C. Dorsett, Amazon reviewer “Deep meaningful work … Lauren Lynch is a gifted storyteller.” – Shai, Amazon reviewer “Lyric fantasy done well.” – David Bergsland, Christian reviewer, radiqx.com Deep in a remote jungle, amid long-forgotten […]

The Place of Voices – Lauren Lynch



The Magician’s Elephant – Kate DiCamillo In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected — and making the extraordinary come true. What if? Why not? Could it be? When a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan […]

The Magician’s Elephant – Kate DiCamillo


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Welcome! I’m W.R. Gingell, and I’ll be your host today! With me are nine other authors (it’s okay, I didn’t kidnap them; they’re with me in spirit—no, wait, now it sounds like they’re dead). Let me start again. With me are nine other authors; together, we’re the collective behind the […]

Luminous Kickoff and Giveaway


Luminous: A Noblebright Fantasy Boxed Set This is a fantastic boxed set (ebook only) of ten noblebright fantasy novels. They’re clean and noblebright, appropriate for YA and adult readers. I’ve raved about several of these books before, but others are new to me and I’m so glad to have discovered […]

Luminous: A Noblebright Fantasy Boxed Set



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Gregor the Overlander – Suzanne Collins In the irresistible first novel by the author of The Hunger Games, a boy embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny — and find his father. New cover art coming July 1st! In the first novel of the New York […]

Gregor the Overlander – Suzanne Collins


The Beautiful Ones – Silvia Moreno-Garcia “Truly one of the most beautiful books I’ve read in a long time. This sweeping tale of love lost and found is told with old-world elegance and grace with just the right touch of magic.” —M.J. Rose, New York Times bestselling author Antonina Beaulieu is in […]

The Beautiful Ones – Silvia Moreno-Garcia


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This blog post originally appeared on Nicholas Kotar’s site and is reprinted with permission. Ask pretty much anyone what is the one pop-cultural event that they’re waiting for more than any other this year. What do you think they’ll answer? The new “American Gods” show? Marvel Hero-du-jour: Episode 4,302? The […]

Fantasy for our time: my writer’s manifesto



Jaunten – Honor Raconteur Twenty of them finally poured out into the open street. They quickly split up, coming in at a full run that slowed about ten feet away from us. I watched with a cynical eye, as they spread out in a semi-circle, blocking our path. One of […]

Jaunten – Honor Raconteur


The Dragon Slayer’s Son – Robinne Weiss Nathan is shocked to learn that his father is dead, and even more shocked to learn that he died in the line of duty as a dragon slayer. Everything he thought he knew about his father was a lie. But he has no […]

The Dragon Slayer’s Son – Robinne Weiss


Dare – Tricia Mingerink Courage could cost him everything. Third Blade Leith Torren never questions his orders or his loyalty to King Respen until an arrow wound and a prairie blizzard drive him to the doorstep of the girls whose family he once destroyed. Their forbidden faith and ties to […]

Dare – Tricia Mingerink



Heirs of Grace – Tim Pratt Recent art school graduate Bekah thought she’d hit the jackpot: an unknown relative died, and she inherited a small fortune and a huge house in the mountains of North Carolina. Trey Howard, the lawyer who handled the estate, is a handsome man in his […]

Heirs of Grace – Tim Pratt


The Facefaker’s Game – Chandler J. Birch For fans of Brandon Sanderson and Scott Lynch, a fantasy about a clever young beggar who bargains his way into an apprenticeship with a company of thieving magicians and uses his newfound skills in a vendetta against a ruthless crime lord. Ashes lives […]

The Facefaker’s Game – Chandler J. Birch


Seeds of Discovery by Breeana Puttroff  Quinn Robbins wasn’t the kind of girl who had adventures. She wasn’t even the kind of girl who got invited to parties at Bristlecone High School. And she definitely wasn’t the kind of girl who would follow a boy she knew nothing about over […]

Seeds of Discovery – Breeana Puttroff



Elantris by Brandon Sanderson – This gets a wholehearted five stars out of five! Reader thoughts: Wow just doesn’t cover it. After reading this book (and the Alcatraz series), I became a Brandon Sanderson fan. All of his books feature characters who are clever and always try their best to […]

Elantris – Brandon Sanderson


Memories of Ash by Intisar Khanani In the year since she cast her sunbolt, Hitomi has recovered only a handful of memories. But the truths of the past have a tendency to come calling, and an isolated mountain fastness can offer only so much shelter. When the High Council of […]

Memories of Ash – Intisar Khanani