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  • The Dex-Files by Karina Halle

    The Dex-Files by Karina Halle

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    The truth is out there... The Dex-Files is a compilation novel that accompanies the Experiment in Terror Series and is not to be-read as a stand-alone. In the Dex-Files we find a variety of scenes and chapters from the enigmatic Dex Foray's POV from books #1-6 in the series. Some of these scenes have been previously published, albeit from Perry's POV, while other scenes are completely new...
  • Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

    Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 57 ratings
    Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.The Thunderhead cannot interfere in the affairs of the Scythedom. All it can do is observe—it does not like what it sees. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid...
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  • Marked / Betrayed / Chosen / Untamed by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

    Marked / Betrayed / Chosen / Untamed by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    The House of Night is a thrilling, New York Times bestselling book series that follows 16-year-old Zoey Redbird as she is “Marked” by a vampyre tracker and begins to undergo the “Change” into an actual vampyre. She has to leave her family in Broken Arrow, OK, and move into the House of Night, a boarding school for other fledgling vampyres like her...
  • Between Family by W.R. Gingell

    Between Family by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.55 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    When someone tries to threaten me by telling me they know my name, I take that personally.G’day. I’m not really a pet anymore, but you might as well keep calling me Pet. It’s not like I’m gunna tell you my name anyway. And if I sound stroppy, well, I am. First, I was threatened. Now, someone has cut off my house from the human world and left my emotional support vampire on the human side...
  • The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

    The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    The second novel in a new fantasy trilogy by Hugo, Nebula & World Fantasy Award nominated author N.K. Jemisin.THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night...
  • Demon Magic and a Martini by Annette Marie

    Demon Magic and a Martini by Annette Marie

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 48 ratings
    When I first landed a bartending job at the local guild, I didn't know a thing about magic. These days, I'm practically an expert on the different magical classes, but there's one nobody ever talks about: Demonica. Turns out they have a good reason for that...
  • Between Kings by W.R. Gingell

    Between Kings by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    G’day. I’m Pet. Heirling. Biter of fae lords. Trouble.I have a lot of names these days—including my own, real name. Unfortunately for me, someone else knows that name too; not to mention the names of my other heirling friends. Now those heirling friends have disappeared, stolen by the current King Behind for a fight to the death where only one contender to the throne remains...
  • The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik

    The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 60 ratings
    Saving the world is a test no school of magic can prepare you for in the triumphant conclusion to the New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Deadly Education and The Last Graduate.The one thing you never talk about while you’re in the Scholomance is what you’ll do when you get out. Not even the richest enclaver would tempt fate that way...
  • Firestorm by Shannon Mayer

    Firestorm by Shannon Mayer

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    My name is Larkspur, and I am an Elemental.My people use the power of the earth to sustain life and defy our enemies. I should be at my father's side as a royal princess. But as a half-breed, bastard child, that isn't going to happen. In a world of lava and fire, I am about to face my hardest trial yet. Not one of strength, or power, but intrigue and manipulation...
  • The Crawling Darkness by J.L. Bryan

    The Crawling Darkness by J.L. Bryan

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Ghost removal specialist Ellie Jordan must face a dangerous, shape-shifting entity that she and Calvin have encountered once before, with tragic results. The spirit has the power to reach into the minds of living and feed on their fears, taking the shape of their worst nightmares, and it has awoken in search of new victims...
  • Only Ashes Remain by Rebecca Schaeffer

    Only Ashes Remain by Rebecca Schaeffer

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    After escaping her kidnappers and destroying the black market where she was held captive, all Nita wants is to find a way to live her life without looking over her shoulder. But with a video of her ability to self-heal all over the dark web, Nita knows she’s still a prime target on the black market.There’s only one way to keep herself safe...
  • Between Frames by W.R. Gingell

    Between Frames by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Two fae is company, but a company of fae is trouble.Which is exactly what we’ve got. Trouble, I mean. Well, and fae. Lots of fae.Something or someone is stalking and killing high-level fae around Hobart—tearing out hearts and leaving a trail of bloody bodies behind. Fae don’t like it when they’re the ones getting killed, so of course they came to hire my owners.Owners, you ask?Hi. I’m Pet...
  • Scorched Heart by Helen Harper

    Scorched Heart by Helen Harper

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    My parents were brutally murdered when I was five years old. Their killer has spent the last twenty five years in prison for his terrible crimes - but I still have unanswered questions. After all, I am the phoenix. When I die, I am reborn in fire and brimstone. It happens again and again and again. I have no idea where my strange ability came from and nobody to ask...
  • Boundary Born by Melissa F. Olson

    Boundary Born by Melissa F. Olson

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Something wicked is at work in Colorado’s supernatural community. Vampires are being paralyzed or killed with poison…a weapon favored by witches. This offense threatens to break apart the already-fractured alliance between witches and the undead.The state’s cardinal vampire, Maven, summons boundary witch Allison “Lex” Luther to stop the killing before it ignites a war...
  • Breakwater by Shannon Mayer

    Breakwater by Shannon Mayer

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    My name is Larkspur, and I am an Elemental.My people use the power of the earth to sustain life and defy our enemies. I should be at my father's side as a royal princess. But as a half-breed, bastard child, that isn't going to happen. As an Ender, one of my father’s Elite guards, it’s my job to do as I’m told...
  • Between Floors by W.R. Gingell

    Between Floors by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    I’m not supposed to push through the boundaries of reality without supervision. I’m definitely not meant to drag a cop Between with me. But stuff happens, you know? Hi. I’m Pet. Well, not Pet, exactly. I am a pet. Nothing too hard; I just cook and clean for the Behindkind who took over my house. Easy. But now one of my owners has gone missing...
  • Watercolour Smile by Jane Washington

    Watercolour Smile by Jane Washington

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    “Maybe I was stupid to have agreed to this, but when all of the options that you have in life are dangerous ones, you can only choose to do something reckless, or turn a blind eye and allow the cards to fall as they may… and I was sick of being blind...
  • Into This River I Drown by T.J. Klune

    Into This River I Drown by T.J. Klune

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 19 ratings
    At once an exploration of grief and faith, Into This River I Drown is one man's journey into the secrets of his father and discovering the strength to believe in the impossible. Five years ago, Benji Green lost his beloved father, Big Eddie, who drowned when his truck crashed into a river. All called it an accident, but Benji thought it more...
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    magic  suspense  mystery  urban fantasy  m-m  demons  angels  fantasy
  • Trailer Park Trickster by David R. Slayton

    Trailer Park Trickster by David R. Slayton

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 21 ratings
    They are my harvest, and I will reap them all. Returning to Guthrie, Oklahoma, for the funeral of his mysterious and beloved aunt Sue, Adam Binder once again finds himself in the path of deadly magic when a dark druid begins to prey on members of Adam’s family. It all seems linked to the death of Adam’s father many years ago—a man who may have somehow survived as a warlock...
    Categorized as:
    magic  mystery  suspense  fantasy  urban fantasy  paranormal  m-m  fae
  • A Cruel and Fated Light by Ashley Shuttleworth

    A Cruel and Fated Light by Ashley Shuttleworth

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 13 ratings
    Half-fae Arlo becomes entangled in the courtly intrigue at the Seelie Summer palace as danger for ironborns mounts in this “beautifully written and deliciously complex” (Nicki Pau Preto, author of the Crown of Feathers trilogy) sequel to A Dark and Hollow Star that’s The Cruel Prince meets City of Bones...
  • Rapture by Lauren Kate

    Rapture by Lauren Kate

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 45 ratings
    The sky is dark with wings . . . And time is running out for Luce and Daniel. In order to stop Lucifer from erasing the past, they must find the place where the Fall began. Only Luce can break the curse, and it is her choice alone that will decide all of their fates. But as Dark Forces gather, great sacrifices will have to be made in this final, epic struggle . .
  • Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick

    Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 58 ratings
    Will love conquer all? Nora and Patch thought their troubles were behind them. Hank is gone and they should be able to put his ugly vendetta to rest. But in Hank's absence, Nora has become the unwitting head of the Nephilim and must finish what Hank began. Which ultimately means destroying the fallen angels - destroying Patch...
  • Wolf Mate by M. Guida

    Wolf Mate by M. Guida

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The final battle is here. I have to prove that I'm worthy of the crown.Everything rests on me.But I'm willing to accept the challenge.I want justice for my parents' murder and my demon wolves' enslavement.My enemy doesn't play fair, and I know it's an ambush.Bring it on, dude. Win or lose, I'm ready...
  • Between Shifts by W.R. Gingell

    Between Shifts by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    There’s a body beneath the skip bins. Fae on the forklift. A vampire in the manager’s office. And there’s definitely something skeevy going on in the locker rooms. Hi. I’m Pet. Well, not exactly Pet. I am a pet. I was meant to stay out of it, but somebody’s gotta do something when humans are being killed by Behindkind creatures...
  • The Dust Feast by Gregory Ashe

    The Dust Feast by Gregory Ashe

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Only days have passed since Vie Eliot’s murderous half-brother—a dangerous, out-of-control psychic—was stopped from killing the people Vie loves most, but Vie is ready for his life to return to normal. He has plans. Big plans. Make the cross country team, pick up his grades, and spend a lot of time with his boyfriend...
  • Night World, No. 3 by L.J. Smith

    Night World, No. 3 by L.J. Smith

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 44 ratings
    Includes:Book 7 - HuntressBook 8 - Black DawnBook 9 - Witchlight Vampires, werewolves, witches, shapeshifters - they live among us without our knowledge. Night World is their secret society, a secret society with very strict rules. And fallin in love breaks all the laws of the Night World. The apocalypse is drawing near. But four Wild Powers can save the world from the impending doom...
  • The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories by Maggie Stiefvater, Brenna Yovanoff

    The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories by Maggie Stiefvater, Brenna Yovanoff

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    From acclaimed YA authors Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff comes The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories. - A vampire locked in a cage in the basement, for good luck. - Bad guys, clever girls, and the various reasons why the guys have to stop breathing. - A world where fires never go out (with references to vanilla ice cream)...
  • Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near

    Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    A deliciously dark bubblegum-gothic fairytale from a stunning new Australian talent. ‘He's gone the same way as those little birds that bothered me with their awful songs! And you will too, you and your horrible heart-music, because you won't stay out of my woods!' There's a dead girl in a birdcage in the woods. That's not unusual. Isola Wilde sees a lot of things other people don't...
  • Oblivion by Kelly Creagh

    Oblivion by Kelly Creagh

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    This electrifying conclusion to the Nevermore trilogy takes one last trip to the dream world of Edgar Allan Poe to reveal the intertwined fates of Isobel and Varen.The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins? —Edgar Allan PoeThe fine line between life and death blurred long ago for Isobel Lanley...
  • The Gifts That Bind Us by Caroline O'Donoghue

    The Gifts That Bind Us by Caroline O'Donoghue

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    A spellbinding supernatural teen drama - and sequel to All Our Hidden Gifts.Maeve and her friends have revealed their powers and banded together as a coven: Roe can pick locks, Lily sends sparks flying, Maeve can read minds and Fiona can heal any injury. And even better than their newfound talents? Roe and Maeve are officially an item...
  • Recombinant by Shannon Mayer, Denise Grover Swank

    Recombinant by Shannon Mayer, Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    From NYT and USAT bestselling authors Denise Grover Swank and Shannon Mayer comes a new twist on the world of vampires . . .In the city that never sleeps, nightmares live in the darkness . . .A series of grisly murders begin to pile up in New York City, murders that have no rhyme or reason and no leads. Unless one chooses to believe that the supernatural is possible...
  • Hollow Heathens Young Adult: Book of Blackwell by Nicole Fiorina

    Hollow Heathens Young Adult: Book of Blackwell by Nicole Fiorina

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    A forbidden, timeless, and haunting love story.Once upon a time, there lived a girl named Fallon who was taken far away from home shortly after she was born. A home that held more than strange traditions and bizarre superstitions...
    Categorized as:
    magic  mystery  suspense  fantasy  paranormal  dark  witches  new adult
  • The Mirror Season by Anna-Marie McLemore

    The Mirror Season by Anna-Marie McLemore

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    An unforgettable story of trauma and healing, told in achingly beautiful prose with great tenderness and care. --#1 New York Times-bestselling author Karen M...
  • Soulstice by Simon Holt

    Soulstice by Simon Holt

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    The Vours: Evil, demonic beings that inhabit human bodies on Sorry Night, the darkest hours of the winter solstice. Six month... Since Reggie first discovered the existence of the Vours in a tattered journal. Since she learned to overcome her fear and destroyed a Vour to save Henry...
  • Deceptions by Kelley Armstrong

    Deceptions by Kelley Armstrong

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Otherworld series delivers her most suspenseful novel yet, where the discovery of Cainsville’s dark past and the true nature of its inhabitants leads to murder, redemption, love, and unspeakable loss.Olivia Taylor Jones’s life has exploded. She’s discovered she is not only adopted, but her real parents are convicted serial killers...
  • Dream On by Kerstin Gier

    Dream On by Kerstin Gier

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    Things seem to be going well for Liv Silver: she's adjusting to her new home (and her new family) in London; she has a burgeoning romance with Henry Harper, one of the cutest boys in school; and the girl who's been turning her dreams into nightmares, Anabel, is now locked up. But serenity doesn't last for long.It seems that Liv's troubles are far from over--in fact, suddenly they're piling up...
  • The Hunting Moon by Susan Dennard

    The Hunting Moon by Susan Dennard

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    The highly anticipated sequel to The Luminaries by New York Times bestselling author Susan Dennard.Winnie Wednesday has gotten everything she thought she wanted. She passed the deadly hunter trials, her family has been welcomed back into the Luminaries, and overnight, she has become a local celebrity.The Girl Who Jumped. The Girl Who Got Bitten.Unfortunately, it all feels wrong...
  • Brimstone Bound by Helen Harper

    Brimstone Bound by Helen Harper

    Rated: 4.04 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 27 ratings
    A werewolf killer. A paranormal murder. How many times can Emma Bellamy cheat death?I’m one placement away from becoming a fully fledged London detective. It’s bad enough that my last assignment before I qualify is with Supernatural Squad. But that’s nothing compared to what happens next...
  • Finding Sky by Joss Stirling

    Finding Sky by Joss Stirling

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · 33 ratings
    You have half our gifts, I have the other . . . When English girl Sky, catches a glimpse of bad boy Zed in her new American high school, she can't get him out of her head. He talks to her with his thoughts. He reads her mind. He is the boy she will love for ever. Dark shadows stalk her past but a new evil threatens her future. Sky must face the dark even if it means losing her heart...
  • Rogue by Gina Damico

    Rogue by Gina Damico

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Lex is a teenage Grim Reaper with the power to Damn souls, and it’s getting out of control. She’s a fugitive, on the run from the maniacal new mayor of Croak and the townspeople who want to see her pay the price for her misdeeds. Uncle Mort rounds up the Junior Grims to flee Croak once again, but this time they’re joined by Grotton, the most powerful Grim of all time...
  • The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould

    The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Courtney Gould’s thrilling debut The Dead and the Dark is about the things that lurk in dark corners, the parts of you that can’t remain hidden, and about finding home in places―and people―you didn’t expect.The Dark has been waiting for far too long, and it won't stay hidden any longer. Something is wrong in Snakebite, Oregon...
  • The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

    The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

    Rated: 4.03 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    There are many things that Annah would like to forget: the look on her sister's face before Annah left her behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, her first glimpse of the Horde as they swarmed the Dark City, the sear of the barbed wire that would scar her for life. But most of all, Annah would like to forget the morning Elias left her for the Recruiters...
  • Heir of the Dog by Hailey Edwards

    Heir of the Dog by Hailey Edwards

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Black Dog, Book 2 Faerie teeters on the brink of war, and the mortal realm swells with fae refugees desperate to escape the bloodshed. As a half-blooded fae, Marshal Thierry Thackeray has a stake in the outcome of both realms and isn’t afraid to knock a few heads together if it keeps the peace...
  • Night World, No. 2 by L.J. Smith

    Night World, No. 2 by L.J. Smith

    Rated: 4.04 of 5 stars
    · 45 ratings
    Includes:Book 4 - Dark AngelBook 5 - The ChosenBook 6 - Soulmate Vampires, werewolves, witches, shapeshifters -- they live among us without our knowledge. Night World is their secret society, a secret society with very strict rules. And falling in love breaks all the laws of the Night World. In Dark Angel, Gillian is saved from drowning by her guardian angel...
  • Jinxed by Donna Augustine

    Jinxed by Donna Augustine

    Rated: 4.04 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Karma, it’s what they call me and the very essence of who I am. When I died young, I was recruited by the agency that keeps the Universe running smoothly. As someone with a human past, most of my coworkers consider me inferior.But not everyone. Something evil has been stalking me for centuries. It’s been biding its time, waiting for the moment when it will strike and it needs me to to do it...
  • The Blood of the Hydra by Michelle Madow

    The Blood of the Hydra by Michelle Madow

    Rated: 4.03 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    A demigod who can kill with a touch. It's an ability that must be kept secret, even from those trusted most.Finding out that she was a witch was strange enough, but now Nicole must face the realization that she has the rare power to kill with just a touch. No one can know her secret -- not even Blake, who she's had undeniable chemistry with since first moving to town...
  • House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland

    House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    A dark, twisty modern fairytale where three sisters discover they are not exactly all that they seem and evil things really do go bump in the night.Iris Hollow and her two older sisters are unquestionably strange...
  • The Hunter by L.J. Smith

    The Hunter by L.J. Smith

    Rated: 4.01 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    He sold her the game, and Jenny Thornton walked out mesmerized by Julian, the gorgeous cyber-punk with electric blue eyes and frost-white hair. When she and her friends open the plain white box at her boyfriend Tom’s birthday party, she chills to the warning: “Entering the Shadow World can be deadly. Do so at your own risk.” Spellbound, they piece together the rooms with their darkest nightmares...
  • Dark Heirloom by J.D. Brown

    Dark Heirloom by J.D. Brown

    Rated: 4.03 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    "You're a vampire" is so not what Ema Marx wants to hear when she wakes from a two-day coma in a cryptic yet exquisite castle in northern Finland. Unfortunately, it explains a lot. Like why she's able to see in the dark and walk through solid objects. What she doesn't understand is why the other vampires expect her to have all the answers. It's their fault she turned into one of them..
  • This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

    This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring them back as a monstrous version of their former self. To Sloane Price, that doesn’t sound so bad...
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