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There’s really not much more to say about Markswoman beyond the fact it was a thoroughly engaging and straight-up good read. I blew through this book in a little over a day, and I loved how what started off as a typical YA-ish premise eventually developed and grew into a more enigmatic, mature and interesting story.

Source: Book Review: Markswoman by Rati Mehrotra | The BiblioSanctum

Fan favorite character Kenji Kishimoto narrates this gripping companion novella to Tahereh Mafi’s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, set during the explosive events in Restore Me!

Juliette is still reeling from Warner’s betrayal, and Kenji is trying to balance his friendship with her with his responsibilities as a leader of the resistance against the Reestablishm …more

Source: Shadow Me (Shatter Me, #4.5) by Tahereh Mafi | Goodreads

In this gritty and gripping new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent—and serve justice to the guilty—on the streets of New York.

Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They know that the hard life can lead kids toward dangerous crossroads—and with th …more

Source: Connections in Death (In Death, #48) by J.D. Robb | Goodreads

In this powerful and exciting fantasy set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Others series, humans and the shape-shifting Others will see whether they can live side by side…without destroying one another.

There are ghost towns in the world—places where the humans were annihilated in retaliation for the slaughter of the shape-shifting Others.One of those places …more

Source: Wild Country by Anne Bishop | Goodreads

Set in the same world as Faith Hunter’s New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock novels, the fourth Soulwood novel stars Nell Ingram, who channels her power from the earth.

Nell can draw magic from the land around her, and lately she’s been using it to help the Psy-Law Enforcement Division, which solves paranormal crimes. Joining the team at PsyLED has allowed her to lear …more

Source: Circle of the Moon (Soulwood, #4) by Faith Hunter | Goodreads

Cassie Palmer has been chief seer of the supernatural world for a little over four months. In that time, she’s battled two gods, fallen in love with two men, and confronted the two sides of her own nature, both god and human. So it’s not surprising that she currently finds herself facing two adversaries, although they have a single purpose: to wipe out the supernatural com …more

Source: Brave the Tempest (Cassandra Palmer, #9) by Karen Chance | Goodreads

The thrilling sixth book in the USA Today bestselling Alex Craft series.

Grave witch Alex Craft can speak to the dead, and that makes her a dangerous enemy for anyone with something to hide. . . .

Alex is still trying to come to terms with her changing powers and her growing ties to Faerie when a case she’d rather avoid falls right into her lap. A fae prince desperately nee …more

Source: Grave Destiny (Alex Craft, #6) by Kalayna Price | Goodreads

Antimony Price has never done well without a support system. As the youngest of her generation, she has always been able to depend on her parents, siblings, and cousins to help her out when she’s in a pinch—until now. After fleeing from the Covenant of St. …more

Source: That Ain’t Witchcraft (InCryptid, #8) by Seanan McGuire | Goodreads

 

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Inspired by the character’s ties to Greek mythology, the Wonder Woman: Princess of Themyscira Statue reimagines her as a classical Greek sculpture.

Paying homage to the famous Venus de Milo, the marble-colored polyresin statue measures 12-inches from the base of the plinth to the top of the spear, and features gold-accented versions of the Super Hero’s iconic bracelets, lasso, and other accessories. Source: Wonder Woman: Princess of Themyscira Greek Statue at TFAW.com

John F Leonard’s latest offering once again showcases this man’s talent at constructing a terrifying, yet realistic story. His novel, Bad Pennies was one of my favourite reads last year, and I’m pleased to say, he’s done it again.

There’s a common theme in Leonard’s work; everyday items that possess strange, other-worldly powers. In Bad Pennies we had a wallet that automatically filled with money, a sentient stuffed toy stared in Doggem, Call Drops featured a phone that held secret information, and now we have A Plague of Pages where the supernatural force resides in…………… drum roll please…………. a pen!

Source: Book Review – A Plague of Pages by John F Leonard – MORGAN K TANNER, Writer of Horror

Should I elaborate on what I’ve said? Should I explain what I meant? Was I too ambiguous? Probably no to the elaboration. Probably yes to too ambiguous. Sometimes I write to communicate with …

Source: Elaboratum Obscurus – Owning It Outright

It’s been a while since I read something like The Devil Aspect, a historical suspense-thriller displaying many characteristics of Gothic horror. In some ways it felt like indulging in a treat that I haven’t had in a long time, because I ate this one right up.

Source: Audiobook Review: The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell | The BiblioSanctum

It isn’t all that often that I watch a Netflix anime (or I should more accurately say it isn’t often that I finish one) and there’s a lot of reasons for that, however having read some mixed reviews about Serius but seeing it was a bit of an action story featuring vampires, I decided to take the plunge. I watched a handful of episodes one afternoon and was hooked. Clearing my schedule the following afternoon, I binged the rest of the series.

Source: Sirius The Jaeger Series Review – 100 Word Anime

“G. Willow Wilson has a deft hand with myth and with magic, and the kind of smart, honest writing mind that knits together and bridges cultures and people. You should read what she writes.”—Neil Gaiman, author of Stardust and American Gods “Driven by a hot ionic charge between higher math and Arabian myth, G. Willow Wilson conjures up a tale of literary enchantment, political

Source: Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

Literature can be a moving, beautiful artistic experience. Skilled writers can bring us face to face with scenarios and emotions we might never encounter in real life, expanding our understanding of both the universe and our fellow man.It can also scare the living daylights out of us. Horror novels don’t always get the respect they deserve; just because something is scary doesn’t mean it’s not “literary” or well-crafted art, but if the core purpose of a story is perceived to be “making you soil yourself in fear” for some reason that story won’t get much respect. Of course, a story can be terrifying without necessarily being great art. If your goal is to be so terrified of a book that you put it in the freezer and book a hotel room for a few days, here are twenty-five books that might not necessarily be the best horror novels, but are certainly the scariest.

Source: 25 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever – Barnes & Noble Reads — Barnes & Noble Reads

At the end of each month, we share lists of B&N’s current bestsellers in the genre, from new hardbacks, to trade paperbacks, to mass markets and media tie-ins, to graphic novels and manga. These are the books everyone is talking about—and buying.

Source: B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: May 2018 – The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog

I came across an intriguing rumor that Sansa Stark will win the Iron Throne in the end of Game of Thrones. At first, I was against this, but now I know it makes sense. It is all but confirmed that …

Source: QUEEN SANSA STARK | Grady P Brown – Author

As long as you don’t mind Poes writing style and language of an older time that most people would not be used to now it is a very interesting and entertaining read. A great way to pass the time during a cold winter night. Edgar Allen Poe in my opinion was one of the greatest writers of weird tales in our history, comparable to H.P. Lovecraft that came after him. I would recommend this book to anyone that loves weird,interesting, and sometimes terrifying tales.

Source: The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions) by Edgar Allan Poe, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble®

Bad Luck Charlie - The Dragon Mage, Book 1 by Scott Baron

It was looking like Lady Luck had quite a grudge against him. In fact, at this point merely crashing the multi-billion-dollar ship he had helped design would have felt like winning the lottery compared to his current dilemma. If only he were so lucky.

Things had started off all right––that is, until a freak wormhole unexpectedly swallowed his ship, leaving him stranded on an unknown planet far, far from home. With the crew’s lives at stake, Charlie had no choice but to stop his whining, put on his big boy pants, and step up to save them all, and much to his surprise, it actually looked like he might succeed. Of course, that was when things really went sideways in ways that made merely crashing on an uncharted planet seem like a walk in the park more…

Source: What is Bad Luck Charlie by Scott Baron (GIVEAWAY and Excerpt) | Dilyana’s World

City of Roses is a serialized epic very firmly set in Portland, Oregon—an urban fantasy mixing magical realism with gonzo noirish prose, where duels are fought in Pioneer Square and union meetings are beseiged by ghost bicycles. —It’s the story of Jo Maguire, a highly strung, underemployed telemarketer, and what happens when she meets Ysabel, a princess of unspecified pedi …more

Source: The Dazzle of Day (City of Roses #2) by Kip Manley | Goodreads

At the height of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, steam power and magic join forces to create wonders the world has never seen. But those wonders have a dark side–one that will soon force a reckoning few could have anticipated.Half-demon Briar is content with her structured life as an archivist, a far cry from the chaos of her background and upbringing. Briar’s simple and …more

Source: Demon in the Machine by Lise MacTague | Goodreads

A world divided.A queendom without an heir.An ancient enemy awakens.

The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting closer to her door.Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loy …more

Source: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | Goodreads

In this omnibus edition of N.K. Jemisin’s brilliantly original award-winning fantasy series, a young woman becomes entangled in a power struggle of mythic proportions.

A REALM OF GODS AND MORTALS.Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine …more

Source: The Inheritance Trilogy (Inheritance, #1-3.5) by N.K. Jemisin | Goodreads