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Tapestry by Lucy Weaver

a tale of empire

The intense, complicated, intriguing, journal of a noble lady. . . .

An ongoing blogfic, with new posts sporadically.  Recommended by Palladian and 3 other members.
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An Intimate History of the Greater Kingdom by MeiLin Miranda

Magic, Intrigue, Sex

For a thousand years, the trapped, immortal Teacher has carefully planned escape. Everything now depends on one naive young man . . .  Book one: Prince Temmin Antremont has been sheltered from assassins and women for eighteen years. Now at his father’s court, forces he can neither control nor understand pull at him from all sides. But none pull harder than the . . .

A series.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory and 5 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 Chris Poirier and 3 other members.
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The Surprising Life and Death of Diggory Franklin by G.S. Williams

I met a beautiful woman today. Twice. I'm still trying to figure that out. Before it kills me.

Diggory Franklin met a beautiful woman today.  Twice. The first time, she warned him of impending doom and then bestowed the most passionate kiss of his life.  The second time, she had no memory of the first. And that’s really just the start of his problems . . .  . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.  Recommended by Jim Zoetewey and 2 other members.
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The Legion of Nothing by Jim Zoetewey

Not all superheroes are bigger than life

The Legion of Nothing is the story of Nick Klein and what happens when he takes on the identity (and powered armor) of “The Rocket.” Originally his grandfather’s superhero identity, the powered armor comes with a lot of baggage. Ranging from his grandfather’s service in World War II to connections with other heroes (and villains), the past has a . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.  Recommended by Eli James and 1 other member.
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Curveball by Christopher Wright

America’s greatest hero is murdered in his home. A man who was once his enemy, then his friend, then his sidekick receives the hero’s final email, containing a mysterious encrypted file. One organization wants it back before it’s unlocked . . . before anyone else learns the truth. Old alliances are strained as a century-old conspiracy is discovered, compromising the very men and . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes monthly.  Recommended by Jim Zoetewey and 2 other members.
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Wonder City Stories by Jude McLaughlin

Superpowers are the least of their problems...

Wonder City Stories is an ongoing serial that explores gender, race, and sexuality in a richly-populated superhero comic book universe, actively deconstructing the persistent themes of the genre through the eyes of a group of compelling characters who are unusual in that context: women, elderly people, POCs, LGBTQI people, and more. It’s a universe where the equivalent of Superman . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.  Recommended by Jim Zoetewey and 1 other member.
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Children of the Apocalypse by Skyla Dawn Cameron

Passion. Vengeance. Redemption. Sacrifice. Destiny.

From the author of the award winning novel “River” and internet cult hit “Catharsis” comes a serialized novel about the end of the world and the lives of those destined to stop it. Three girls are thrust together by their shared abilities and the roles they are to play in the nearing apocalypse. They are guided only by the mysterious . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.  Recommended by A. M. Harte and 1 other member.
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Tattoo by Candace McBride

Magic, murder, and monsters

Though pompous with its modern advancements, Sybar City has always fostered a seedy underbelly stretching back millennia. Glory, a humble scholar with a talent for occult research, is unwillingly thrust into this world of ancient malevolent races and scientific exploitation. A girl with issues, she would just as soon crawl into a bookshelf and never come back out, leaving a . . .

A series.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory and 1 other member.
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Shimmer by Miranda Sparks

Not your average hero...

To friends and family there is nothing remarkable about Justin Cade. Seeing only an awkward, sometimes isolated high school sophomore they would never suspect that he lives a double life as Milestone City’s protector: the holographic heroine known as Glimmer Girl. Juggling school, superherodom and his own skewed sense of self Justin starts down the road of transition into . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.  Recommended by Stormy and 2 other members.
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Tales of MU by Alexandra Erin

High Fantasy, Higher Education

Tales of MU is an open-ended serial detailing the college life of one Mackenzie Blaise, a university student in a world where our fantasy is reality and our science is fantasy. Moving from her sheltered existence as an outcast and self-professed geek into the wild, wide world of Magisterius University, Mackenzie narrates her own story for us in a style . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes infrequently.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory and 4 other members.
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Sideways in Hyperspace by Sagebrysh

The Universe is Bigger Than you Think

It’s 2219. Just 20 years ago, humanity unlocked the secrets to faster than light travel, and a new rush to the stars began. As the human race takes its first tentative steps in interstellar exploration, an ancient galaxy-spanning conflict threatens to swallow up the young species. Mission Commander Ivy Czininski has stumbled into first contact with intelligent alien life . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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THE SELECT'S BODYGUARD

Children of the Wells Debut Offering

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Aug 25, 2013: A man awakes to an apocalyptic scenario, and his first thought is to find and protect the proud, prickly, damaged young magician he has spent years serving without appreciation or gratitude. He’s going to save her whether she likes it or not, and of course, she won’t like it.

This well-written novella-length story is carried along both by the characters’ quests to reach their goals in the midst of a world falling apart, and the unfolding of the motivations behind two [more . . .]

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THE ZOMBIE KNIGHT SAGA

Ho-ly. Crap.

By Whyknotzoidberg, author of Hotfoot

Oct 14, 2015: This book blew me away. I honestly have no idea what to start talking about, since it was all so good.

Let’s start with the characters. The two main heroes, Hector and Garovel, complement each other perfectly. In fact, almost all of the "pairs" in this story work amazingly well together. The dialogue feels natural, the characters themselves are flawed yet lovable, and the villains are top notch. They range from darkly hilarious to downright disturbing. (In a good way)

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