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Heretical Edge by Cerulean

When Felicity ‘Flick’ Chambers boards the bus for the first day of her junior year in high school, the most important thing on her mind is how to make everyone else take the school newspaper as seriously as she does. As a self-styled investigative reporter, she’s spent years picking through the monotony of her small town to find those few . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Illusion/Core by R.E. Washington

Am I human or a monster?

Years ago magic entered our modern world and changed everything. Twenty years later, the world has Access Facilities to help budding magic users and the MDE to help manage, police, and control magic. Raven Delias is a normal teenage girl who is getting her Core magic awakened like everyone her age. She just wants to get into a good school . . .

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Your Typical Isekai LitRPG by TheEpicLotfi

One moment, Joichiro Nagase was minding his own business, eating his lunch in peace. The other, he and his entire class gets summoned to another world to act as a vanguard against forces of evil. That goes as well as you’d expect, considering that the summoners rallied/kidnapped a bunch of students, putting their lives at risk, expecting them to . . .

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Danny’s Story: Chronicles of a Bookwalker by lamba

Danny was a typical teenager—until the ghost of her dead grandfather crashed her thirteenth birthday party to give her one very special gift: his legacy, the ability to travel into books. Now, Danny leads a triple life. An 18-year-old high school dropout who works at the local bookstore . . .  A young wood elf attending university in a living . . .

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Epilogue by Etzoli

A post-fantasy psychodrama

In the war-torn land of Cyraveil, four heroes strove to overthrow an empire. By cold steel and elemental sorcery, they brought peace to a warring land on the brink of destruction. As the flames died, the realm needed strong leadership, and who better than the champions who had saved the kingdom? But when the people sought out their saviors . . . they vanished. . . .

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Paradise by a.c.d

a half-monster navigating the magical post-apocalypse

Once upon a time, there was a desert. It was filled with things in the way that deserts usually aren’t, including the mythical city of Paradise. Humans and soul-sucking monsters called mythos supposedly lived in harmony in Paradise, an enticing offer for our protagonist, a half mythos/half human girl who would like to live in harmony with herself. Follow her . . .

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DANNY'S STORY: CHRONICLES OF A BOOKWALKER

Nice Possibilities

By S.A. Hunter, editor, author of Stalking Shadows

Feb 22, 2009: Danny’s Story is rife with possibilities. The idea of a person being able to venture into books is a fun idea. I’m a huge fan of Jasper Fforde’s Thursday Next series, but that doesn’t mean he has the market cornered on the idea. But because Fforde has plumbed this idea, there were certain things that I was looking for in Iamba’s work. First and foremost being how Danny would interact with the plots of the stories. She is jumping into books, but no preexisting plot is ever hinted at or [more . . .]

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HERETICAL EDGE

"Magical School" genre done right.

By Whyknotzoidberg, author of Hotfoot

Feb 17, 2016: Ever since Harry Potter and The Tapestry series, I’ve loved me some magic academy fiction. I’ve devoured novel after novel of this type, and one thing I can say, is that it can be hard to pull it off. Characters can become boring and flat, teachers flip flop between literal godhood and laughable incompetence, and there are so many cliches that one can fall into.

Thankfully Heretical Edge does a great job delivering everything great about the genre.

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