Category Archives: highly recommend

Sky in the Deep – Adrienne Young

Every five years, the lowland dwelling Aska and the mountain dwelling Riki must meet in battle because their respective gods had a feud.  They fight and die because their gods had a spat generations ago.  During the last fighting season, … Continue reading

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An Argumentation of Historians – Jodi Taylor

It was a good plan, of course it was. The historians would be in Persepolis trying to see if Alexander deliberately set fire to the place. All the while Clive Ronan (the evil villain) would be back at St. Mary’s … Continue reading

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To Kill A Kingdom – Alexandra Christo

From the publisher, “Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one … Continue reading

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The Oceans Between Stars – Kevin Emerson

From the publisher, “It is Earth year 2223, but the Earth, along with the entire solar system, is gone. Liam and Phoebe, having barely escaped our exploding sun with their lives, are in stasis for the decade-long journey to the … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Crossing – Rachel Rhys

The government assisted-passage scheme designed to meet the needs of Australians for domestic help seemed heaven sent to Lily, an excellent way to leave her past behind. And Lily wasn’t the only one trying to escape the past. Her shipboard … Continue reading

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The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

From the publisher:  Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to … Continue reading

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Future Home of the Living God – Louise Erdrich

The world is coming to an end, or maybe not. It is certainly changing. Evolution seems to have reversed itself. Plants and animals seem to be reverting to earlier incarnations, maybe not reverting, maybe going sideways. Who knows? Cedar Hawk … Continue reading

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