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Elite by Mercedes Lackey

Elite by Mercedes Lackey

Elite by Mercedes LackeyHunter #2Disney Hyperion Joy knows she’ll be facing more dangerous Othersiders than ever before as a new member of the Elite Hunter unit, but if anyone is up to the challenge it’s her. She’s been Hunting these monsters since she was a child, and has a pack of eleven fiercely protective magical…

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Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik

Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik

There should have been a bit of excitement when the ship Lawrence and Temeraire and some others are on goes down. Lawrence looses a friend on the ship when it goes down. Many lives are lost as the dragons take on as many as they can but can only safely hold so many, and they are forced to leave many men still struggling in the water. However, when you suspect the ship may go down the way it did, it’s just another “yep, it happened” moment.

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott LynchGentlemen Bastards #1Random House LLC An orphan’s life is harsh—and often short—in the mysterious island city of Camorr. But young Locke Lamora dodges death and slavery, becoming a thief under the tutelage of a gifted con artist. As leader of the band of light-fingered brothers known as the Gentleman…

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Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Stardust by Neil Gaiman

It’s always nice listening to stories being told by the author. Stardust is narrated by Neil Gaiman. It was more like being told a bedtime story by my parents when I was younger than the usual reading of a book we’ve come to expect.

The Reach Between Worlds by Cameron M. Hayden

The Reach Between Worlds by Cameron M. Hayden

The story was somewhat interesting. There are a few times Taro almost gets caught, and he gets lucky just squeaking by. There is also a test the students must pass. This test could mean their lives though. They all must work as a team, or they all fail. On this test, things get dicey, as they fight for their lives with something making them go mad.