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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 MJones 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 amber simmons and 2 other members.
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CITY OF ROSES

Breathless Anticipation

By Morgan O'Friel, editor

Dec 20, 2008: The first thing I noticed upon viewing the site was that the author utilizes a heavily stylized form of sentence prose. The rhythm of the sentences can get choppy in some areas and overly-long in others. This style’s employed, as far as I can tell, to attempt to mirror the way that people experience the world around them.

Sometimes, particularly in fight scenes or at dances, this works wonderfully; it picks me up and scurries me along with a flurry of [more . . .]

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HERETICAL EDGE

Quickly Becoming One Of My Favorite Stories.

By Hendy853, member

Feb 19, 2016: Heretical Edge is an engaging, enjoyable read set in a well thought out and developed world populated largely by excellent characters.

Note: This review was written when the story was up to Chapter 6-03.

Characterization in this story is (largely) one of its strong points. All the main players (and most of the side players) have consistent, clear cut, and realistically flawed personalities that are interesting and play off each other well. [more . . .]

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