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Awakenings by Erin M. Klitzke

a post apocalyptic serial

Marin Astoris had a vision a few years ago, of a mushroom cloud rising beyond the university’s iconic clocktower. A voice whispered in her ear, take a breath and wait to die. That vision never came to pass. Something else happened instead: an asteroid, a botched attempt to stop it from hitting earth, and a resulting cataclysm that left only . . .

A serialized novel, updating Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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The Nick of Time (and other abrasions) by Al Bruno III

Tales of Paranormal Romance for people that couldn't get dates in high school.

Everything you know is wrong- there are plenty of gods but no afterlife, wizards plot rebellion against eldritch horrors with marketing departments, the Chinese Mafia runs the phone company, every tarot card is a prophesy waiting to happen and most vampires live in trailer parks. Read on to visit a world where every cliche is a parable, every fairy . . .

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The Last Science by Etzoli

No one ever knows the whole story

“How did you do that?” “Short answer? Magic is real.” Nestled deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, something is emerging. Kept in absolute secrecy, it seeps into a fading town, quietly shared from person to person. For Alden Bensen, a directionless high school graduate, this discovery could mean an escape from his empty existence. To Rachel . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Phantonics by Kyologist

Phantonics is set on the fictional island of Requiem, where these tiny particles known as phantons are floating around which makeup the soul of each and every person. Sometimes these phantons can react to varying events and grant a person unique powers, referred to as Abilities. Adam Grayson, the protagonist, awakens one of these Abilities one night after meeting . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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InnerWorld by Jennifer Beasmoney

After recovering from a motorcycle accident that nearly kills him, 18-year-old Gavyn Fraser is eager to gather the pieces of his broken life and resume some level normalcy. Now living alone with his mother in New York City, Gavyn longs to establish some control, but his grip on reality seems to be slipping away from him as he finds himself . . .

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Words of Power by Justin

In a world where Super Heroes are real, tensions are brewing between Heroes who want to remain independent and the government who believe that they should be kept in check. Follow the four inheritors of the powers of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth as they learn to use their abilities and take up the mantle of their predecessors. . . .

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Song of the Phoenix by Queendrops

She was the eldest daughter of the Huang’s general household, Huang Baihe. Known for being the infamous good-for-nothing useless trash. She was looked down upon by everyone and ultimately died pitifully by the hands of her fiancé. She was the 25th century most deadliest assassin – quick, precise and efficient. After coming in contact with a mysterious artifact during . . .

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Karasu by Jisuk Cho

Karasu is an illustrated web novel taking place in feudal Japan. The plot is heavily focused on yokai (Japanese monsters), centering on a tengu monk/healer named Shichi. . . .

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New Winslow by Amanda McColgan

The town of New Winslow is a small community in the grip of a strange curse. While life mostly goes on like normal, residents or visitors will occasionally find themselves unable to move past the town limits. You never know for how long and you never know when it’ll hit you. But the rent is wicked cheap and the people . . .

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The Oscillation by SME

It was an average day in Miami—then fractures in the sky appeared. A pulse from the crack that appeared in the sky changed the population; some people’s biology changed while others received magical and physical strength. After the chaos, the political drama ensued, followed by the discovery of portals that brought deadly creatures. They called this event “The Oscillation” and . . .

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Magik Online by Void Herald

A story of network-powered magic

A thousand spells in your pocket, for a price. So the email told Mathias, a creative teenager dreaming of freedom on a conquered Earth where magic is a resource to fight over, and a dragon despot rules the stars. The mysterious Magik website offers him the chance to purchase magical powers online, so long as he fulfills the requests . . .

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Revolutionary Ghosts by Edward Trimnell

It's 1976, and the Headless Horseman rides again!

In 1976, some of the nastiest spirits from the American Revolution return. One Ohio teenager must match his wits against the Headless Horseman, a merciless band of undead Hessians, and the vengeful ghosts of condemned British spies. Supernatural horror with a 1970s vibe. . . .

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LEGENDS

Florid infodump

By Chris Poirier, editor

Mar 6, 2009: Legends is a verbose, ’80s-style, Romeo-and-Juliet-esque, gay-themed fantasy, set in what may be the final days of Atlantis. There are a lot of high fantasy themes—sorcery, chosen ones, priest kings—as well as a mix of Greek, Egyptian, and (I suspect) Aztec mythology. Unfortunately, after 9 long chapters, very little has actually happened, and the backstory—while detailed—offers little compensation.

The story follows two main characters: Soran, the crown prince of the current empire; and Faunos, the "witchboy" heir to the magic-legacy of [more . . .]

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ABOVE GROUND

A rich world which draws you in & holds your attention

By Lyn Thorne-Alder, author of Side Quest

Jul 30, 2009: I am finding Above Ground to be a real page-turner, the sort of story you can’t step away from until you reach the end.

The story follows its main protagonist, Lilith, as she steps out of her subterranean world for the first time in her life. Visiting the surface world for a show, she soon finds herself running for her life.

The initial chapters of heart-pounding terror segue nicely into an adventure [more . . .]

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