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Katalepsis by HY

A web serial of cosmic horror, urban fantasy, and making friends with strange people

Nightmares and hallucinations have plagued Heather Morell all her life. Diagnosed with schizophrenia as a child after the loss of her twin—a sister who never really existed—now struggling with her mental health at university, Heather teeters on the verge of giving up on life. A chance meeting ends in a revelation: she is not crazy, her visions are all . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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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.
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Illusion/Core by R.E. Washington

Am I human or a monster?

Years ago magic entered our modern world and changed everything. Twenty years later, the world has Access Facilities to help budding magic users and the MDE to help manage, police, and control magic. Raven Delias is a normal teenage girl who is getting her Core magic awakened like everyone her age. She just wants to get into a good school . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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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.
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Balancing Act by mathtans

Restoring supernatural balance was never going to be easy

James graduates University, and must now decide whether to remain with his roommate, Melissa’s, magic agency, as it tries to restore supernatural balance on Earth, or find a new path. The fact that he’s sleeping with Melissa complicates matters, as does Melissa’s techno-witch cousin, even before the vampyres, zombies, and a number of old friends become involved. . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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A Fox at Heart by GeneralPhone

College, slice of life, Youkai, and a little bit of romance sprinkled in the middle. That is what is being offered here. Every day life is always so boring and sluggish that even Lawrence thought he was going to be alone forever. That is of course until he drank just the thing to get that pesky fox spirit out of . . .

A serialized novel.
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Secrets and Skin by Amy Notdorft

Since losing her ability to sing, Selene Kondo has existed in limbo: juggling part-time jobs, avoiding her family, and watching the last of her friends drift away. When her friend’s going away party turns bloody, she is thrown into a supernatural conflict she never dreamed existed. Her loyalties divided between a red-haired stranger and a charming cop, Selene must . . .

A complete novel.
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CITY OF ROSES

Beauty, grit, and song

By Sarah Suleski, editor, author of Sidonie

Sep 1, 2008: When I first I click on a link to web serial it’s without any intention of reading it right then and there. I just want to have a nose around the site, scan a few paragraphs, look at some pictures if there are any, and decide if it’s of interest to me and how soon I may return to read further.

I did that with City of Roses and after an hour found that I had read all of Act One [more . . .]

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ADDERGOOLE

Adergoole School

By Sarah Suleski, author of Sidonie

Feb 27, 2009: Update: Since I first reviewed the listing there have been hundreds more chapters added and it has undergone a site redesign. My original review is left intact below but note that the site is much nicer looking now.

Feb 27 2009

Currently Adergoole stands at 12 chapters. It is off to a solid start, introducing its cast of characters and world-building at a pace that is neither too-much-at-once confusing, nor too-little-too-late boring. [more . . .]

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