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  • The Empty Grave by Jonathan Stroud

    The Empty Grave by Jonathan Stroud

    Rated: 4.62 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    After the dramatic events of The Creeping Shadow, the Lockwood team (plus Quill Kipps) deserve some well-earned rest.So naturally they break into the Fittes Mausoleum, on a perilous mission to discover the truth about London's top ghost-hunting agency, and its sinister leader.What they discover will change everything.But there's little time to ponder...
  • 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...
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  • The Frozen Witch by Chandelle LaVaun

    The Frozen Witch by Chandelle LaVaun

    Rated: 4.62 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    My magic runs ice cold.I am Judgement.I’ve gone from human to witch…to now Coven member. It’s amazing, awesome, and entirely overwhelming. I’m scared out of my mind right now. I shouldn’t be, I know that. I finally have real magic. I have elemental magic. I have ice at my fingertips and its the deadliest weapon I’ve ever seen.But now I can’t run from Joseph...
  • Shadow Princess by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

    Shadow Princess by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 81 ratings
    After the events of the Lunar Eclipse, Tory and Darcy must learn to deal with the darkness which shadows their lives. With a secret binding them to Darius and Orion, they must find a way to all work together for the greater good. But some things are easier said than done..
  • Between Family by W.R. Gingell

    Between Family by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.58 of 5 stars
    · 15 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 Wicked King by Holly Black

    The Wicked King by Holly Black

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 311 ratings
    You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne...
  • Between Decisions by W.R. Gingell

    Between Decisions by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.55 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Life is complicated.I mean, life has always been complicated, but there’s a difference between monsters-are-trying-to-kill-you complications and monsters-are-in-love-with-you complications. I’m still not sure which is more dangerous.G’day. I’m Pet. Two-thirds of a pet, anyway: the vampire isn’t claiming ownership these days, but he’s definitely encroaching...
  • Between Kings by W.R. Gingell

    Between Kings by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 14 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...
  • Between Cases by W.R. Gingell

    Between Cases by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    G’day. I’m still here. Still Pet.Well, I’m only two thirds of a Pet these days, but you might as well call me Pet anyway. Everyone does: everyone but the vampire, that is.Life is more unbalanced these days—cases are cutting closer to home than usual. I thought I was the only one, but there are others like me: kids whose parents were murdered just like mine...
  • Scorched Heart by Helen Harper

    Scorched Heart by Helen Harper

    Rated: 4.41 of 5 stars
    · 23 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...
  • Demon Magic and a Martini by Annette Marie

    Demon Magic and a Martini by Annette Marie

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 53 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...
  • Hall of Blood and Mercy: The Complete Trilogy by K.M. Shea

    Hall of Blood and Mercy: The Complete Trilogy by K.M. Shea

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 12 ratings
    I'm one scrappy wizard.As someone with barely a flicker of magic, I've spent my life being mocked and surviving fights with bullies. But when my parents die in an accident, and I find myself responsible for our whole wizard house and family, I know my usual tactics aren't going to cut it...
  • Frostbite by Richelle Mead

    Frostbite by Richelle Mead

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 144 ratings
    Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose... It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with Guardians—including Rose’s hard-hitting mother, Janine Hathaway...
  • Between Frames by W.R. Gingell

    Between Frames by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 16 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...
  • 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...
  • Watercolour Smile by Jane Washington

    Watercolour Smile by Jane Washington

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 28 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...
  • The One and Only Crystal Druid by Annette Marie

    The One and Only Crystal Druid by Annette Marie

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 38 ratings
    Ten years ago, I risked everything on a nameless boy. I came out the other side with a murder conviction, a prison sentence, and a minor case of amnesia.I forgot everything about that boy, and now I'm out on parole, just a nobody witch volunteering at an animal rescue and keeping a low profile...
  • The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

    The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 94 ratings
    The second installment in the all-new series from the masterful, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater! Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his dreams, and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life...
  • 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...
  • The Brave Witch by Chandelle LaVaun

    The Brave Witch by Chandelle LaVaun

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Be careful what you wish for…because magic comes with a price.I’m a witch. All of my dreams finally came true. But now, so are my nightmares.There’s a new monster in town and no one knows how to kill it or where it came from. It lurks in the shadows, preying on our every move. For some reason, it seems to be targeting me.I desperately need Tennessee’s help. Only he is strong enough to train me...
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    magic  fae  new adult  m-f  fantasy  paranormal  witches  urban fantasy
  • The Twice-Scorned Lady of Shadow by Annette Marie

    The Twice-Scorned Lady of Shadow by Annette Marie

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 27 ratings
    I'm learning to embrace who and what I am, but there's one thing I can't face: the night Zak betrayed me. But even with the mysteries of our shared past hanging between us, I can't turn Zak away when he asks for my help.Powerful fae are going missing, and when he tried to investigate, Lallakai vanished too...
  • 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...
  • Crush by Tracy Wolff

    Crush by Tracy Wolff

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 55 ratings
    Everything feels off—especially me. I’ve returned to Katmere Academy, but I’m haunted by fragments of days I have no recollection of living and struggling to understand who, or what, I really am.Just when I start to feel safe again, Hudson is back with a vengeance. He insists there are secrets I don’t know about, threatening to drive a wedge between Jaxon and me forever...
  • Between Floors by W.R. Gingell

    Between Floors by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 17 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...
  • Anastasia by Sophie Lark

    Anastasia by Sophie Lark

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 27 ratings
    Anastasia is the princess no one needs: the fourth daughter born to an emperor without a son, and the only royal lacking a magical gift.Until she collides with a young Cossack rebel, changing both their lives forever.Damien is taken from everything he knows and raised as a ward of the Romanovs.Anastasia develops a strange kind of magic shared only by the Black Monk Rasputin...
  • The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong

    The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 59 ratings
    Chloe Saunders is fifteen and would love to be normal. Unfortunately, Chloe happens to be a genetically engineered necromancer who can raise the dead without even trying. She and her equally gifted (or should that be 'cursed'?) friends are now running for their lives from the evil corporation that created them...
  • The Last Sun by K.D. Edwards

    The Last Sun by K.D. Edwards

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 34 ratings
    Rune Saint John, last child of the fallen Sun Court, is hired to search for Lady Judgment's missing son, Addam, on New Atlantis, the island city where the Atlanteans moved after ordinary humans destroyed their original home.With his companion and bodyguard, Brand, he questions Addam's relatives and business contacts through the highest ranks of the nobles of New Atlantis...
  • Night Stalker by B.R. Kingsolver

    Night Stalker by B.R. Kingsolver

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    All I want is to pay the rent and find a boyfriend. But an insane vampire thinks I hold the key to his takeover of the city, and I have a new stalker. At least for now, I’ve dodged the Illuminati’s Hunters, but life is still a little too challenging...
  • Well of Magic by B.R. Kingsolver

    Well of Magic by B.R. Kingsolver

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    I never expected to see a mage battle on national TV. When the ley lines—the orderly rivers of magical energy that circle the globe—went wild, chaos ensued. Magic hid in the shadows for hundreds of years, but then a secret order took control of one of the world's largest religions. Their goal is to rule the world, and the first step is to control the ley lines and magic users...
  • Blood Beyond Darkness- 10 year Anniversary by Stacey Marie Brown

    Blood Beyond Darkness- 10 year Anniversary by Stacey Marie Brown

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    The Sword of Light, the only weapon capable of killing Queen Aneira, has been found. Ember’s destiny is to end her reign and become the new Queen.Or so she thought.When Eli and Ember are taken by Aneira, she is forced to make a deal to save the man she loves. A curse is placed on Ember that if she uses the sword against the Seelie Queen, Eli Dies.A price she might not be willing to make...
  • Vampish: Kiss of Death by G.K. DeRosa

    Vampish: Kiss of Death by G.K. DeRosa

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    never should’ve trusted him.My entire life I was certain of one thing: vampires were the enemy. Then I met him and let my guard down. That witty banter, those mischievous eyes and gorgeous smile lulled me into complacency. Now I was a prisoner, captured by the very vampire who was responsible for my parents’ death...
  • Trailer Park Trickster by David R. Slayton

    Trailer Park Trickster by David R. Slayton

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 23 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...
  • Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor

    Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 71 ratings
    Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war.This is not that world. Art student and monster's apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is...
  • Between Shifts by W.R. Gingell

    Between Shifts by W.R. Gingell

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 17 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...
  • Fire In The Darkness- 10 year Anniversary by Stacey Marie Brown

    Fire In The Darkness- 10 year Anniversary by Stacey Marie Brown

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Ember discovers she is not only fae, but is one of the most feared type in existence—a Dae—considered an abomination among their kind. Her race is hunted down and killed because of their power.After her magic causes an electrical storm which destroys Seattle, Ember is on the run, pursued by the both the light and dark fae...
  • How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black

    How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 78 ratings
    Return to the captivating world of Elfhame with this illustrated addition to the New York Times bestselling Folk of Air trilogy that began with The Cruel Prince, from award-winning author Holly Black.Once upon a time, there was a boy with a wicked tongue.Before he was a cruel prince or a wicked king, he was a faerie child with a heart of stone...
  • A Step into the Dark by Donna Augustine

    A Step into the Dark by Donna Augustine

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Ollie Wit is the strongest Shadow Walker born in decades but it’s a gift with a steep price. Walking in the Shadowlands can bring untold powers and spells, and even greater risks. Every step into that other world brings her closer to the monsters that have haunted her since a child, destroyed her family and wreaked havoc all around her...
  • Dwellers Of Darkness- 10 year Anniversary by Stacey Marie Brown

    Dwellers Of Darkness- 10 year Anniversary by Stacey Marie Brown

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Three years have passed in Earth’s realm when Ember and her friends finally return from the Otherworld.Eli feels her the moment she steps back, and the beast is far from delighted. Believing for the last three years she was dead, he has become violent and cruel in her absence.Eli’s anger isn’t the only thing she should fear...
  • Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick

    Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 63 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...
    Categorized as:
    war  suspense  bad boys  mystery  magic  m-f  contemporary  fantasy
  • Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

    Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 83 ratings
    There is danger in dreaming. But there is even more danger in waking up. Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost...
  • 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
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 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...
  • Vampire Debt: Supernatural Battle by Kelly St. Clare

    Vampire Debt: Supernatural Battle by Kelly St. Clare

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 37 ratings
    Vampire royals strategise at 2 am.Last week, I inherited every cent of the multi-billion-dollar Le Spyre estate. But tequila is far easier to swallow than the coincidence of my beloved grandmother’s death.I’m over this supernatural game, yet walking away from Kyros isn't simple with the damn mate thing on the cards.The Indebted need my help. My grandmother deserves justice...
  • Brimstone Bound by Helen Harper

    Brimstone Bound by Helen Harper

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 30 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...
  • Magic Games by Ella Summers

    Magic Games by Ella Summers

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Dragon Born mage Sera Dering was sentenced to death before she was even born. Condemned as an abomination by the world’s supernatural council, she has escaped her fate for twenty-four years by pretending to be human. Until now. When the council finds out Sera has been hiding her magic, they’re determined to find out why...
  • The Long-Forgotten Winter King by Annette Marie

    The Long-Forgotten Winter King by Annette Marie

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 32 ratings
    Everyone is keeping secrets.Zak won't reveal what really happened between us ten years ago. Ríkr's been hiding so much I scarcely recognize him anymore. But the biggest secret belongs to my parents, and it's the one I'm most desperate to unravel. Finding out who they really were, and who I am, means solving their eighteen-year-old murders...
  • Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

    Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 60 ratings
    By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there can even be a future for the chimaera in war-ravaged Eretz. Common enemy, common cause...
  • Oblivion by Kelly Creagh

    Oblivion by Kelly Creagh

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 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...
  • Jade City by Fonda Lee

    Jade City by Fonda Lee

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 36 ratings
    Librarian note: an older cover for this edition can be found here.Jade City is a gripping Godfather-esque saga of intergenerational blood feuds, vicious politics, magic, and kungfu.The Kaul family is one of two crime syndicates that control the island of Kekon...
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