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Charity Bradford’s The Magic Wakes

An Interesting Mix of Genres In “The Magic Wakes,” Charity Bradford takes the reader on a ride using various elements of science fiction and fantasy, which turns out to be a very interesting and rare combination. When you mix dragons and magic with spaceships and futuristic technology — old world versus new world — it’s a leap of imagination. Talia Zaryn, a scientist on her home world, Sendek, has had troubling nightmares for years: an alien invasion that culminates with her death during Read more […]

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J.T. Geissinger’s “Into Darkness.”

Lumina Bohn has a secret. And it is one that will get her killed. “I’m different. I’m dangerous. I’m almost certainly not human. And if I want to stay alive, no one can know.” She is not human. Of that she is sure, for how else can she explain starting fires with a thought and stripping abilities from others she touches? Life after The Flash is controlled by the Imperial Federation, the power that imposed order on the few remaining outposts of humans. Toxic clouds poison the air and Read more […]


Caitlin Kittredge’s “Street Magic”

“Magic kills, Pete. Get used to it.” Pete Caldecott, a Detective Inspector with the London Metropolitan Police at twenty-six, has an idiot ex-fianceé and a job following in her father’s footsteps. When a case for a missing child leads her to a dump of a hotel with a lead, the last thing she expects to find is Jack Winter: former frontman for The Poor Dead Bastards, her idol at sixteen, and a magic user. “He’d been bloody and still the last time Pete saw him. Eyes Read more […]

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Madeline L’Engle’s (BANNED!) “A Wrinkle in Time”

Meg Murry can’t do anything right. She’s always getting in fights at school—people keep making snide remarks about her father’s disappearance—and no matter what she says or does, things are always her fault. Add to that glasses, braces, and frizzy hair, and you have what she considers a walking disaster cocktail. Her one solace in life is her baby brother, Charles Wallace, who always seems to Know just what to do or say to make her feel better—that is, until the violently stormy night Read more […]


Candace Knoebel’s “Everlasting”

Faye Middleton is sure she is a Defect. In her Primeval society, that means she has no powers, and when she goes to her Culling ceremony, she will be cast out of the way of life she has known since birth. In her world, she is part of a dual society, the Coven, populated by Hunters( usually male) and Witches (usually female), two parts of a whole who form a life-long bond together. Hunters and Witches need each other to work their magic, their affinity bond usually leading to a closeness that results Read more […]

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