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Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez

Eighteen-year-old Zarela Zalvidar is a talented flamenco dancer and daughter of the most famous Dragonador in Hispalia. People come for miles to see her father fight in their arena, which will one day be hers.But disaster strikes during their five hundredth anniversary show, and in the carnage, Zarela’s father is horribly injured. Facing punishment from… Continue reading Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez

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Casting A Spell (Zodiac Magic, #1) by P.E. Kavanagh

Everyone has gifts.Hers happen to be illegal.Getting outed as a witch is the worst thing that’s ever happened to Libra. Worse than the betrayal of her blabbermouth ex-husband. The last straw? The big, dumb bodyguard who thinks he can protect her from a witch-hating gang. As if.Ash has one foot out of the life he’s… Continue reading Casting A Spell (Zodiac Magic, #1) by P.E. Kavanagh

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Cursed (Morningstar Academy, #1)by L.R.W. Lee

Three things can be said of warrior angel Gladriel:1. She's loyal to a fault2. She'll protect humans at any cost3. She never blindly follows ordersWhen she defends the honor of her BFF, it costs her everything. Exiled from Heaven with a target on her back, she finds herself in the company of Fallen, her sworn… Continue reading Cursed (Morningstar Academy, #1)by L.R.W. Lee

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Death Shifts Gears (Outside the Circle Mystery #2) by Shereen Vedam

A guardian. A friend. A paranormal investigator.EMT Abbie Grimshaw must prove she can be a good guardian for two young orphans, but a shape-shifter friend needs her to find out what got his sister killed.The investigation drives Abbie straight into the cutthroat world of magically modified food.If she doesn’t get it in gear and solve… Continue reading Death Shifts Gears (Outside the Circle Mystery #2) by Shereen Vedam

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Black, White, and Gray All Over: A Black Man’s Odyssey in Life and Law Enforcementby Frederick Reynolds

From shootouts and robberies to riding in cars with pimps and prostitutes, Frederick Reynolds' early manhood experiences in Detroit, Michigan in the 1960s foretold a future on the wrong side of the prison bars. Frederick grew up a creative and sensitive child but found himself lured down the same path as many Black youth in… Continue reading Black, White, and Gray All Over: A Black Man’s Odyssey in Life and Law Enforcementby Frederick Reynolds

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Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

A rural island community steeped in the mystical superstitions of its founders and haunted by an unsolved murder is upended by the return of the suspected killer in this deeply atmospheric novel.Emery Blackwood’s life was forever changed on the eve of her high school graduation, when the love of her life, August Salt, was accused… Continue reading Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

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Rising Tomorrow (Roc de Chere, #1) by Mariana C. Morgan

A science-fiction thriller with a psychological and dark dystopian edge.The year is 2725 and the world you know has come to an end. The utopia that emerged didn’t last.The Freedom Wars have ended, but they didn’t bring freedom.Society is split and the power of birth means everything. It puts you above the law. Without it… Continue reading Rising Tomorrow (Roc de Chere, #1) by Mariana C. Morgan

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The Change by Kirsten Miller

In the Long Island oceanfront community of Mattauk, three different women discover that midlife changes bring a whole new type of empowerment…After Nessa James’s husband dies and her twin daughters leave for college, she’s left all alone in a trim white house not far from the ocean. In the quiet of her late forties, the… Continue reading The Change by Kirsten Miller

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Druid’s Moon by Deniz Bevan

Lyne Vanlith, an archaeologist who seeks a logical explanation to any mystery, discovers an ancient Druidic curse on her first dig. When the signs foretold by the curse descend on her, Lyne can’t find a reasonable interpretation.And that’s even before a Beast rescues her from a monstrous sea-creature. She drops a grateful kiss on the… Continue reading Druid’s Moon by Deniz Bevan

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The Wayfarer Redemption (The Wayfarer Redemption #1) by Sara Douglass

A millennia-old prophecy was given when the Forbidden Ones were driven from Achar. And now, the Acharites witness its manifestation: Achar is under attack by an evil lord from the North, Gorgreal-his ice demons strike from the sky and kill hundreds of brave warriors in the blink of an eye.All Acharites believe the end is… Continue reading The Wayfarer Redemption (The Wayfarer Redemption #1) by Sara Douglass