Title: Magic Mourns (3.5), Magic Dreams (4.5), Magic Tests (5.3), Magic Gifts (5.4), Gunmental Magic (5.4), Magic Steals (7.5), Magic Stars (8.5), Curran Volume Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Summary: A sum of all spinoffs, extras and scenes written from different POV Ilona Andrews shared with us.      I’ve thought about it and decided it may be best to put all Extra books (not the main story o...

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Title: Magic Breaks Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2014 Summary: No matter how much the paranormal politics of Atlanta change, one thing always remains the same: if there’s trouble, Kate Daniels will be in the middle of it… As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she still struggling to keep he...

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Title: Crooked House Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Mystery First Publication date: 1949 Summary: In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and rumored to be carrying on with a strapping young tu...

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Title: Infernal Devices Author: Philip Reeve Genre: Fantasy/ Steampunk/ Adventure Publication date: 2005 Summary: The mighty engines of Anchorage have been rusted and dead for years. The derelict city no longer roams the Ice Wastes, but has settled on the edge of the land that was once America. Tom Natsworthy and Hester Shaw are happy in the safety of a static settlement, but their daughter, Wren, is desperate for adventure. When a dangerously ch...

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Title: Predator’s Gold Author: Philip Reeve Genre: Fantasy/ Steampunk/ Adventure Publication date: 2003 Summary: Fleeing from an Anti-Tractionist sect, the Green Storm, Tom and Hester are left drifting in the frozen Ice Wastes, slowly dying of cold after the Jenny Haniver’s engines have failed. They are saved at the last minute, finding Anchorage, a once-beautiful ice city that has fallen on hard times. Crippled by plague, there are b...

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Title: Mortal Engines Author: Philip Reeve Genre: Fantasy/ Steampunk/ Adventure Publication date: 2001 Summary: The great traction city London has been skulking in the hills to avoid the bigger, faster, hungrier cities loose in the Great Hunting Ground. But now, the sinister plans of Lord Mayor Mangus Crome can finally unfold. Thaddeus Valentine, London’s Head Historian and adored famous archaeologist, and his lovely daughter, Katherine, ar...

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Title: A Discovery of Witches Author: Deborah Harkness Genre: Fantasy/ Romance/ Paranormal Publication date: 2011 Summary:   Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the...

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Title: The Alchemist Author: Paulo Coelho Genre: Fantasy/ Philosophy Publication date: 1993 Summary: Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of reco...

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Title: City of Bones Author: Cassandra Clare Genre: Fantasy/ Romance Publication date: 2007 Summary: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to e...

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Title: Speaker for the Dead Author: Orson Scott Card Genre: Fantasy/ Science Fiction Publication date: 1994 Summary: In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War. Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens’ ways are strange and frightening… again, humans die. And it is only the Sp...

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Review: Magic Rises [Kate Daniels #6]
All , Fantasy / May 11, 2018

Title: Magic Rises Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2013 Summary: Atlanta is a city plagued by magical problems. Kate Daniels will fight to solve them—no matter the cost. Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis. Unable to control their beasts, many of the Pack’s shapeshifting children fail to survive to adulthood. Whil...

Review: Ender’s Game [Ender Series #1]
All , Sci-Fi / May 10, 2018

Title: Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card Genre: Fantasy/ Science Fiction Publication date: 1994 Summary: In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone el...

Review: Claiming The Alpha [Wild Obsession #2]
All , Erotica , Romance / April 13, 2018

Title: Claiming the Alpha Author: Adriana Hunter Genre: Paranormal romance Publication date: 2013 Summary: Jax has fallen in love with Nikki, the complicated ex-stripper with a tragic past. But he hasn’t told her everything, and with the clock ticking he has only thirty days to convince her that he is everything she needs. Will Nikki accept Jax for who he really is, and leave everything behind in order to join his pack? There’s a si...

Review: Taming the Alpha [Wild Obsession #1]
All , Erotica , Romance / April 11, 2018

Title: Taming the Alpha Author: Adriana Hunter Genre: Paranormal romance Publication date: 2013 Summary: When you’re the Alpha Male there are certain things that are expected of you, and finding a suitable mate is at the top of the list. For Jax, a powerful and dangerous werewolf, that’s not so easy because the one woman he’s deeply attracted to is a girl that will never be accepted by the pack. A woman that he canR...

Review: Magic Slays [Kate Daniels #5]
All , Fantasy / April 4, 2018

Title: Magic Slays Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2011 Summary: Kate Daniels may have quit the Order of Merciful Aid, but she’s still knee-deep in paranormal problems. Or she would be if she could get someone to hire her. Starting her own business has been more challenging than she thought it would be—now that the Order is disparaging her good name. Plus, many potential clients are a...

Review: Magic Bleeds [Kate Daniels #4]
All , Fantasy / April 1, 2018

Title: Magic Bleeds Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2010 Summary: Kate Daniels works for the Order of Knights of Merciful Aid, officially, as a liaison with the mercenary guild. Unofficially, she cleans up the paranormal problems no one else wants to handle—especially if they involve Atlanta’s shapeshifting community. When she’s called in to investigate a fight at the Steel Horse, a...

Review: Wizard’s First Rule [The Sword of Truth #1]
All , Fantasy / March 30, 2018

Title: Wizard’s First Rule Author: Terry Goodkind Genre: Fantasy Publication date: 2003 Summary: In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher’s forest sanctuary seeking help . . . and more.  His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence. In a dark age it takes courage to live, and more than mere courage to ...

Review: Magic Strikes [Kate Daniels #3]
All , Fantasy / March 29, 2018

Title: Magic Strikes Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2009 Summary: When magic strikes and Atlanta goes to pieces, it’s a job for Kate Daniels… Drafted to work for the Order of Knights of Merciful Aid, mercenary Kate Daniels has more paranormal problems these days than she knows what to do with. And in Atlanta, where magic comes and goes like the tide, that’s saying a lot. But when K...

Review: Magic Burns [Kate Daniels #2]
All , Fantasy / March 27, 2018

Title: Magic Burns Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2008 Summary: Down in Atlanta, tempers – and temperatures – are about to flare… As a mercenary who cleans up after magic gone wrong, Kate Daniels has seen her share of occupational hazards. Normally, waves of paranormal energy ebb and flow across Atlanta like a tide. But once every seven years, a flare comes, a time when magic runs ...

Review: Magic Bites [Kate Daniels #1]
All , Fantasy / March 23, 2018

Title: Magic Bites Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2007 Summary: Atlanta would be a nice place to live, if it weren’t for the magic… When the magic is up, rogue mages cast their spells and monsters appear, while guns refuse to fire and cars fail to start. But then technology returns, and the magic recedes as unpredictably as it arose, leaving all kinds of paranormal problems in its wa...