Genre: Speculative

The Last Shadow by Orson Scott Card

The Last Shadow by Orson Scott Card

As the children of Ender and Bean solve the great problem of the Ender Universe—the deadly virus they call the descolada, which is incurable and will kill all of humanity if it is allowed to escape from Lusitania. One planet. Three sapient species living peacefully together. And one deadly virus that could wipe out every world in the Starways Congress, killing billions. Is the only […]

November 16, 2021 / 1 Comment
Star Mother by Charlie N. Holmberg

Star Mother by Charlie N. Holmberg

When a star dies, a new one must be born. The Sun God chooses the village of Endwever to provide a mortal womb. The birthing of a star is always fatal for the mother, and Ceris Wenden, who considers herself an outsider, sacrifices herself to secure her family’s honor and take control of her legacy. But after her star child is born, Ceris does what […]

November 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Executioner of God by C. David Belt

The Executioner of God by C. David Belt

Through the mists of time, the last Templar and a fugitive nun hunt an ancient, immortal evil. Tormond MacDonald, the last of the Templar Knights, was commissioned as Carnifex Dei, the Executioner of God, at Acre in the 13th century. His sacred mission—to hunt down and slay a trio of immortal witches who leave death and corruption in their wake. He has forsaken all—family, love, […]

October 28, 2021 / 2 Comments
Dragons of Mother Stone: Ember in Shadow by Melissa McShane

Dragons of Mother Stone: Ember in Shadow by Melissa McShane

As a royal wedding draws near, relations between humans and dragons are better than ever. Even the discovery that an ancient, evil entity was behind human animosity toward dragons cannot stop the dragon Lamprophyre and her human friend Prince Rokshan from feeling victorious. But the entity still exists, and its next attack targets Lamprophyre directly, using magic that no one alive has ever seen before. […]

October 28, 2021 / 0 Comments
Chaos Rises by Christine Kersey

Chaos Rises by Christine Kersey

Back in their neighborhood, Alex and Melissa settle in, meeting with neighbors and setting up security while trying to procure the items needed to round out their supplies. But all is not well. Though their street has banded together, disagreements in the wider neighborhood keep harmony at bay. And when threats from outside the neighborhood start pressing in, the fracturing inside the neighborhood may be […]

October 19, 2021 / 0 Comments
Dark Trails: Helldorado by David J. West

Dark Trails: Helldorado by David J. West

A bitter winter, a bitter war, and a hungry ghost are waiting for Porter Rockwell in Helldorado. Maybe Porter Rockwell can’t be harmed by bullet or a blade, but his friends have no such luck as they are thrown into a duel between mining companies fighting for the right to dig up a rich gold vein on the edge of Indian land. Diabolical twists are […]

October 5, 2021 / 0 Comments
Crown of Cinders by Emily R. King

Crown of Cinders by Emily R. King

May Gaea be with you… Althea Lambros is growing into her power, wrestling with a burdensome heritage, and unwilling to concede to Cronus, the redoubtable God of Gods. For that, Cronus is making good on his promise. Calling upon the elder Titans, he’s bringing down his wrath on the world. Suffering quakes, tempests, fire, and hail, mortals are paying in blood for the war of […]

October 5, 2021 / 0 Comments
Oak and Ivy by Rebekah Isert

Oak and Ivy by Rebekah Isert

Power. Magic. Sacrifice. All Margot wanted was a break. Moving three hundred miles north from deep Michigan to really deep Michigan, she’s looking for a normal job and a normal life. She thinks she’s found it at Our Lady of the Wood Psychiatric Hospital. She really should have looked somewhere else. Oak and Ivy: A modern retelling of Tam Lin

October 2, 2021 / 0 Comments
Lost Emrys: Scourged by E.E. Everly

Lost Emrys: Scourged by E.E. Everly

It’s hard being a light when my soul wants revenge. In a world racked with civil conflict, a war long fought between the Emrys of Light and the Dark Emrys, Anerah knows only her part. She trains for the day when she’ll face the man she once loved—the man who shattered her life by killing her father and becoming the Dark Master’s vessel. She doesn’t […]

September 29, 2021 / 0 Comments
Dragons of Mother Stone: Faith in Flames by Melissa McShane

Dragons of Mother Stone: Faith in Flames by Melissa McShane

Thanks to the dragon Lamprophyre and her friend, the human Prince Rokshan, dragons and humans live in harmony for the first time in centuries. But as humans come to accept dragons in their cities, a new challenge arises. The ecclesiasts, the religious leaders of Gonjiri, see the dragons as a threat to their authority, declaring that dragons must either worship the human way or be […]

September 10, 2021 / 0 Comments