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Addergoole by Lyn Thorne-Alder

Love, lust, ownership, exploration, and coming-of-age in a strange and novel world hidden beneath the known.

Addergoole is a contemporary fantasy story with erotic and dark-fantasy elements. Set in a world which is, on the surface, much like our own, Addergoole follows three students as they enter a strange, new school and discover just how much they don’t know about themselves, their parents, or their world. . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Sora and 2 other members.
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City of Roses by Kip Manley

A Serialized Phantastick on The Ten Thousand Things & The One True Only

City of Roses is about what happens when Jo Maguire, a highly strung underemployed telemarketer, meets Ysabel Perry, a princess of unspecifiable pedigree. It’s also about hearts broken cleanly and otherwise, the City of Portland, Spenser, those moments in pop songs when the bass and all of the drums except maybe a handclap suddenly drop out of the bridge leaving . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.  Recommended by MeiLin Miranda and 2 other members.
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Nomesque Fiction by Naomi Kramer

Because life wasn't odd enough

A collection of (mostly) serial short stories, in several genres. Mostly light-hearted, primarily humorous, with a touch of the paranormal and fantastical. . . .

A collection of stories.  Recommended by NiSp and 1 other member.
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Chatoyant College by Clare K. R. Miller

Corrie, Edie, and Dawn are excited, nervous, curious, and, well, lots of other emotions about their first semester at Chatoyant College. They know it’s going to be a weird few months: they’ve left their familiar high school existences for something completely new, their college is the only one in the United States with a magic program, and it comes complete . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.  Recommended by Sora and 1 other member.
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Malleus Maleficarum by Li Robb

Lives are turned upside down, as the Inquisition of 1486 spreads through the city of Paris. The witch Selene du Miette battles, and dies at the hands of, the evil men who claim to lead the Church, only to open her eyes once again, in a world that has forgotten her. On her first night in Paris, Selene is targeted . . .

A pdf scripted series.  Recommended by Sarah Suleski.
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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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53 GANYMEDE

Charming Urban Fantasy

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

May 5, 2018: 53 Ganymede is an unwinding tale told in vivid snippets of a young woman’s life as she starts over after a devastating personal loss. We follow Claire as she moves to a new city, and I was struck first by the way the author establishes a strong sense of place and feeling for her readers. She not only does so thorough a job of describing the city that I feel like I’m there with Claire, she is able to convey a lot of the feeling of being there through her [more . . .]

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FIRESTARTER

It’s off to a decent start

By Oniwasabi, author of The Monster They Deserve

Sep 21, 2014: Only a few chapters exist at the time of this review, but what’s there so far is promising. The story is told in first person perspective by a young magic user who specializes in (hopefully you guessed it) firestarting! Also who seems to have a knack for getting into situations that end up more than a bit out of control (both the current story and some fragmented anecdotes that are referenced), usually as a result of said young magic user’s willingness to ignore the law in search of employment.

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