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Charlie Holmberg’s “The Paper Magician”

This is barely classified as romance, but it’s a love story I really enjoyed. You meet Ceony, a young magician-in-training who is about to begin her apprenticeship. In this world, magicians bond with a particular element and work only with that element the rest of their lives. Ceony has her heart set on being a smelter but lands in the home of a paper magician instead because there is apparently a shortage of paper magicians. So now we meet Emery Thane, her mentor. He’s a quiet, work-obsessed Read more […]

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Sarah Fine’s “Marked”

Marked “Marked” was a good read. Sarah Fine does a superb job at creating a supernatural story line that is unique and gripping while blending in a love story that only gets more complicated as you go. The time period isn’t incredibly well-defined but it definitely has a post-apocalyptic vibe to it. Large cities now lack running water and most people are far worse off than they are today. Crime is rampant and unless you land a once-in-a-lifetime position, you’re going to struggle for all Read more […]