Night Child, by Jes Battis (Ace, 2008)

When the body of a dead (for real) vampire is discovered in an alley, Tess Corday, Occult Special Investigator for the Vancouver office of CORE – Central Occult Regulation Enterprise – is called into action, to determine just who this … Continue reading

Lace and Blade, by Deborah J. Ross (Norilana Books, 2008)

In Lace and Blade, editor Deborah J. Ross has brought together a number of stories which look to convey a sense of romantic fantasy, as inspired by authors like Oscar Wilde or Tanith Lee, or classic characters like Zorro, the … Continue reading

Dragon's Teeth, by James A. Hetley (Ace, 2006)

The backwoods of Maine are a breeding ground for the strange and the unusual. Case in point: the town of Stonefort, home to two uniquely powerful clans. The Haskells are witches, dedicated to protecting women and children from the dangers … Continue reading

Dragon's Eye, by James A. Hetley (Ace, 2005)

The tiny Maine town of Stonefort hides many secrets. A haven for the unusual and the strange, it has long been home for two very special families. On the one hand, there’s the Morgans, a clan of smugglers, rogues, thieves … Continue reading

Long Hot Summoning, by Tanya Huff (DAW, 2003)

The world is once again in peril in Long Hot Summoning, the third installment in Tanya Huff’s The Keeper’s Chronicles. But this time, the danger doesn’t come from a portal to Hell. Oh no, this time it’s worse. Much worse. … Continue reading

Libyrinth, by Pearl North, (Tor Teen, 2009)

Millennia from now, the legacy of Earth lives on, in the form of two warring factions on a distant planet. In the Libyrinth, books are hoarded and protected by those who treasure literacy and knowledge. The Eradicants, who pass their … Continue reading

Ash, by Malinda Lo, (Little, Brown and Company, 2009)

After the death of her parents, Ash is left in the care of her cruel stepmother, with only the fairy tales of her youth to comfort her. Yearning for the fairies to take her away to their world, she seeks … Continue reading

Cycler, by Lauren McLaughlin (Random House, 2008)

Jill McTeague suffers from a unique condition, in which she transforms into a teenage boy for four days of every month. As Jill, she enjoys a fairly ordinary life, yearning for a prom date and freedom from her bizarre circumstance. … Continue reading

Vintage, by Steve Berman (Haworth Press, 2007)

When a young man meets the ghost of a long-dead teen along an empty stretch of road, it pulls him into a decades-old mystery. What seems at first to be a gay love story stretched across the years soon turns … Continue reading