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The Dark Ability by DK Holmberg

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The Dark Ability was one of interest around the FBC circle for SPFBO5, as it already has over 2,000 varied ratings on GR, so I was pretty excited to give it a try. The notion of magical abilities determining a person’s standing in society is an intriguing approach to viewing…

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Starheart by Hailey Griffiths

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This was the first book out of my assigned SPFBO mini-batch I chose to pick up, because I was in dire need of some YA escapism. Starheart is a remarkably whimsical story defined by a uniquely enchanting world; one that is far too easy to lose yourself in…

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A Keeper’s Destiny is a coming-of-age story that follows a group of teenagers as they discover their own abilities and attempt to save the world from an impending invasion and complete destruction, as foretold in a prophecy. This story also focuses on the corruption of man…

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Realm of Knights is the first entry in the Knights of the Realm series, and my first foray into the works of Jennifer Anne Davis. The cover and blurb are what originally caught my attention, and I went into this book with high expectations for a solid YA tale of female empowerment…

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Shields in Shadow by Andy Peloquin

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Aravon, the once-proud and renowned Captain of the Legion’s Sixth Company, is now sole survivor of the bloodshed and carnage allotted by the imposing Eirdkilr barbarians. The savages have one goal: to rid Fehl of the half-men – those who traveled across the Frozen Sea…

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Copper Pennies by Carrie D. Miller

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Across decades and generations, a single man craving power threatens to rend the barrier between worlds, bringing about horrors humankind has never before encountered. A young woman, wife to an abusive husband, blinded by lust and love and acceptance…

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It is time! Knights of the realm, you must answer the call! Join me and the amazing G.M. Nair for this round of Call to Arms! The coveted prize of this Tourney: his refreshingly creative and hilariously snarky Duckett & Dyer: Dicks for Hire*, a brilliant blend of science fiction and comedy.

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Today we’re joined by Krystle Matar, and we discuss her upcoming novelette Taint featured in the Dark Ends anthology, her writing habits, why she’s the authorly equivalent of a magpie, and advice for reading Gemmell.

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Today we’re joined by Clayton Snyder, and we discuss his upcoming novelette Savages featured in the Dark Ends anthology, what he does when facing down the dreaded middle, the effects of BPD, and the perfect cup of coffee.

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Knights of the realm, the time has come again to answer the call! Join me and the amazing T L Greylock for this round of Call to Arms! The coveted prize of this Tourney: her beautifully crafted, Norse-inspired debut The Blood-Tainted Winter*, the first installment in The Song of the Ash Tree series.