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Require: Cookie by Grace McDermott

Suits. Guns. Magic.

A magical thing happened to Stef Mimosa when she was only two: she died and an angel confronted Death to bring her back–or at least that’s how she remembers it. Years later, Stef has traded magic for science, working as a freelance hacker. When a simple coding job turns out to be more than she expected, Stef gets in . . .

A series.  Recommended by Kyt Dotson.
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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 Sarah Suleski.
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PETER AND THE VAMPIRES

Children and Monsters

By Jim Zoetewey, editor, author of The Legion of Nothing

Jan 13, 2009: My original review of Peter and the Vampires appeared when the story was only two weeks old. It has since grown to include several different stories, one of which actually includes vampires.

The basic idea is this: Peter, his mother, and his sister move into his grandfather’s house in the town of Duskerville. There Peter and his friend Dill encounter various flavors of the supernatural ranging from vampires to the fae.

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KINGS & QUEENS

Highly Original Modern Fantasy

By JPV1000, author of Warbler

Nov 6, 2015: Kings and Queens is really freaking great 80% of the time. It’s got a couple of elements that are potentially problematic, however. I really love how the author handles the Secondary World Urban Fantasy elements-it’s clearly not our world, but also easily avoids being derivative. It’s highly original, and Bennett is an amazingly compelling character. (Actually, almost all of them are, with on exception that I’ll get to later.) The magic system slots perfectly into ‘Sanderson’s Law’, ie the concept that to solve problems with magic in a story, the [more . . .]

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