Rebel Angels, by Libba Bray (Delacorte Press, 2005)

Gemma Doyle continues to explore the limits of her magical powers and the depths of the mysterious Realms, all the while dodging the manipulations of two separate secret societies out to either kill or co-opt her and the control over … Continue reading

Just Another Judgement Day, by Simon R. Green (Ace, 2009)

The Nightside — that secret dark part of London where it’s always 3 A.M. and anything goes — may have survived the Lilith War, but the slaughter of its Authorities has led to a new group of people taking up … Continue reading

Dead Reign, by T.A. Pratt (Bantam Spectra, 2008)

In her years as chief sorcerer of Felport, Marla Mason has dealt with any number of magical threats and occult menaces, slapping down unimaginable horrors and upstart magical practitioners on a weekly basis. Whether she’s playing cat herder with the … Continue reading

Small Favor, by Jim Butcher (Roc, 2008)

To say Harry Dresden leads a complicated life would be an understatement of the highest caliber. In fact, he’s at his least comfortable when no one’s trying to kill him, because it means he doesn’t know who his current enemy … Continue reading

Poison Sleep, by T.A. Pratt (Bantam Spectra, 2008)

Marla Mason is back from San Francisco, and it’s time for her to kick some ass and take care of business at home once again. Felport’s up to its sewers in magical trouble, and as always, it’s Marla’s job to … Continue reading

Hell to Pay, by Simon R. Green (Ace, 2006)

Lilith may be gone for good, but the Nightside, that sordid dark heart of London remains, a magical place where anything’s possible, everything’s for sale, and everyone has a hidden agenda. And as long as the Nightside endures, there’s work … Continue reading

Blood Engines, by T.A. Pratt (Bantam, 2007)

When Marla Mason, sorcerer overlord/guardian of the East Coast city of Felport, travels to San Francisco in search of a magical artifact, she expects it to be a quick trip. Get in, get what she needs, get out with a … Continue reading

Dead Witch Walking, by Kim Harrison (HarperCollins, 2004)

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A witch, a pixy, and a vampire walk into a pub…. No, this isn’t the beginning of a joke. It’s the beginning of Kim Harrison’s amazing new book, Dead Witch Walking. Rachel … Continue reading

Blood Rites, by Jim Butcher (Roc, 2004)

“The building was on fire and it wasn’t my fault.” Harry Dresden, the only openly-practicing wizard and private investigator in Chicago, is on the job once again. But for him, even the most routine of jobs are fraught with danger … Continue reading

Dead Beat, by Jim Butcher (Roc, 2005)

“On the whole, we’re a pretty murderous race. According to Genesis, it took as few as four people to make the planet too crowded to stand, and the first murder was a fratricide. Genesis says that in a fit of … Continue reading