Staff Pick of the Week: The Fairy Godmother by Mercedes Lackey

  This week’s staff pick kicks off a loose series (meaning that they all occupy the same world but aren’t about the same characters), so you don’t have to read them in order.  The Fairy Godmother looks into what happens when fairy tales go wrong, and how you can change your […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Shattered Gates by Ginn Hale

The Shattered Gates by Ginn Hale is this week’s Staff Pick. It’s the beginning of a fantasy series, and the great news is that the entire series is published! So if you like it you can read them all. “When John opens a letter addressed to his missing roommate, Kyle, […]

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Staff Pick of the Week: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches is the first in a trilogy by Deborah Harkness.  The trilogy is now complete with July’s publishing of The Book of Life, and the series is so consistently great that really, we think you should read all three. These books are a fantastic combination of fantasy, historical fiction, […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

  This week’s staff pick of the week is The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen.  A mildly futuristic fantasy that our staff member wasn’t sure they’d like, but they were “ensnared” after the first few pages.  An excellent novel about a strong young woman trying to figure out who she […]


SFF Corner: Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan

They’re not thieves. They’re independent contractors. Sure their methods might not always be legal but given the proper notice the brawny fighter Hadrian and the dexterous thief Royce can get any job done…for a price. Collecting the first two novels by author Michael J. Sullivan, The Crown Conspiracy and Avempartha, […]