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Above Ground by A. M. Harte

Mayhem, violence, and danger: a story about fighting the odds, and surviving.

Life above ground is something Lilith has never experienced. When she gets the chance to visit the outside world, to see, firsthand, the monsters that roam the surface, she’s understandably ecstatic. But the infected have a reputation for being dangerous for a reason, and Lilith is about to find out why . . . . This is the story of Lilith, and her . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Sora and 2 other members.
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Rema by Amy Kim Kibuishi

"The City of Water is an old place full of dark secrets. I brought you here to find that darkness, and illuminate it."

Rema: a distant world of magic and beauty where the gods are slowly dying. The City of Water is held hostage as greed becomes the standard and a race of elemental demigods are suppressed for their powers. It would seem all is lost if not for the chance estrangement of a singular Earthling girl. Her search for answers surrounding . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Morgan O'Friel.
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The Dragon Wars Saga by Becka Sutton

A group of British teens struggle to end a war which started ten thousand years ago

Weird events have beset the Stevens Quadruplets since infancy. But nothing can prepare them for the day they open their door and find another world outside. A world inhabited by intelligent mythical creatures, most of whom are hostile to humanity. And it seems they are expected to save it from disaster. Even with the help of their bonded ‘heart . . .

A series.  Recommended by Sora.
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Eikasia by Illise Montoya

An adventure of love and magic.

On a tower of metal and light, a girl faces an uncertain future. Awash with the tears of gods, a warrior stares down the universe. Together they journey across dangerous lands, to spare the world a demon’s madness. Romance and dark fantasy blend together in this interesting tale about the things we see and the things we don’t. Eikasia—Sometimes, . . .

A serialized novel, updating infrequently.  Recommended by apocalypsenovel.
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A ‘Verse Full of Scum by Alan Baxter

The story of galactic Bounty Hunter, Ghost, and his efforts to track down a rogue magic user who seems to be running as far away as he can, killing anyone that gets in his way. . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Kathleen Maher.
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Children of the Halo by E J Spurrell

It’s been a thousand years since the Pact was forged with the blood of heroes, uniting the five tribes and pushing the shadows back into the darkness. Since that time, peace has reigned in former Eventide. But now, dark shadows working behind the scene for centuries have corrupted the once-pure High Magus Council, the overseers of the Pact and enforcers . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by robgould.
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ELF LIFE

Fantasy Parody

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

Jun 10, 2013: I’ve been struggling with the idea of writing this review for a while, and putting it off as I read more and more chapters, hoping that I’d finally be able to connect with this story. I finally came to the conclusion that it’s just not my thing, but it may work for others.

The story follows three elves, the nominal main character Baughb, the nerdy and courage-impaired Airek, and Airek’s best friend, Filis, who is in most ways the opposite of [more . . .]

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TIN MAN

Weaving Death and Life

By Ysabetwordsmith, member

May 29, 2010: I enjoy "Tin Man: Diary of a Necromancer" for the complexity. First, the worldbuilding is beautifully done, with many distinctive guilds and families displaying their skills, quirks, and cultures. Multiple flavors of magic coexist and sometimes conflict. Both the mood and morality are shadowplays of light and dark, changing in an instant from dire to whimsical and back again.

The characters are as intricate as their surroundings. Robling Tremare is a necromancer. To be sure he has his dark side, as [more . . .]

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