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THE LIBRARIANS AND THE MOTHER GOOSE CHASE (THE LIBRARIANS, BOOK #2) BY GREG COX: BOOK REVIEW

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase The Librarians, Book #2 By Greg Cox ISBN: 9780765384140 Author’s Website: http://www.gregcox-author.com/   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar                    Summary: For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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ARCANUM UNBOUNDED: THE COSMERE COLLECTION (THE STORMLIGHT ARCHIVE, BOOK #2.5) BY BRANDON SANDERSON: BOOK REVIEW

Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection The Stormlight Archive, Book #2.5 By Brandon Sanderson ISBN: 9780765391162 Author’s Website: http://brandonsanderson.com/   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar    Summary Brandon Sanderson’s first story collection: novellas and short stories set in the Shardworlds, the worlds of Stormlight, Mistborn, Elantris, and more. An … Continue reading

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THE LIBRARIANS AND THE LOST LAMP (THE LIBRARIANS #1) BY GREG COX: BOOK REVIEW

The Librarians and the Lost Lamp The Librarians, Book #1 By Greg Cox ISBN: 978-0765384089 Author’s Website: http://www.gregcox-author.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar                    Summary:   The story toggles between the past, as Flynn Carsen tries to find Aladdin’s Lamp before an ancient criminal organization known as the … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY PLOT BY CHERIE PRIEST: BOOK REVIEW

The Family Plot By Cherie Priest ISBN: 9780765378248 Author website: http://www.cheriepriest.com/   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: The author of the enormously successful Boneshaker returns to Tor with her unique take on the classic haunted house book Chuck Dutton built Music City Salvage with patience and expertise, … Continue reading

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SOMETHING MORE THAN NIGHT BY IAN TREGILLIS: BOOK REVIEW

Something More Than Night By Ian Tregillis ISBN # 978-0-7653-7578-0 Author’s Website: http://iantregillis.com/ Brought to you by Guest Reviewer Erin Synopsis: Somebody has murdered the angel Gabriel. Worse, the Jericho Trumpet has gone missing, putting Heaven on the brink of a truly cosmic crisis. But the twisty plot that unfolds … Continue reading

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LORD OF RUNES (PATHFINDER TALES) BY DAVE GROSS: BOOK REVIEW

Lord of Runes Pathfinder Tales By Dave Gross ISBN: 978-0-7653-7451-6 Author’s website: http://paizo.com/pathfinder/tales Brought to you by OBS reviewer Scott Review Luckily, I have had the opportunity to play the Pathfinder role-playing game (RPG), and am intimately familiar with the background history of the world Paizo has released; unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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Author : Omar
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A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC BY V.E. SCHWAB: OBS PLAYLIST

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie I read A Darker Shade of Magic over break. This book is seedily spellbinding, burningly brilliant, and in desperate need of a playlist…   About A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC: Kell is one of the last Travelers—rare magicians who choose a parallel universe … Continue reading

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THE TIME ROADS BY BETH BERNOBICH: BOOK REVIEW

    The Time Roads By Beth Bernobich ISBN# 9780765331250 Author’s Website:  http://www.beth-bernobich.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Scott I have to admit that I’m a huge fan of time travel, and alternate Earth stories; and of Steampunk literature and temporal mathematics specifically. It was a delightful and pleasant … Continue reading

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WILLFUL CHILD BY STEVEN ERIKSON: BOOK REVIEW

  Willful Child By Steven Erikson ISBN# 978076537489-9 Author’s Website:  http://www.stevenerikson.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Scott Just imagine the over the top comic narration of Doulas Adams (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) applied to the original Star Trek series and you’ll get the right idea about this book. … Continue reading

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THE PILGRIMS (PENDULUM, BOOK #1) BY WILL ELLIOT: BOOK REVIEW

  The Pilgrims Pendulum, Book #1 By Will Elliott ISBN# 9780765331885) Review brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Synopsis: Eric Albright is leading a normal life until a small red door appears under a train bridge near his home. Then a ghostly being wakes him in the dead of night, with … Continue reading

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LOCKSTEP BY KARL SCHROEDER: BOOK REVIEW

Lockstep ByKarl Schroeder ISBN# 9780765337269 Author’s Website: http://www.kschroeder.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar As author Karl Schroeder, a pioneer himself in a new type of science fiction writing, his new character Toby McGonigal and his family are just the same, pioneers. In an Earth that is divided in two, there … Continue reading

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DARK SHADOWS: WOLF MOON RISING (DARK SHADOWS: THE SALEM BRANCH, BOOK #2) BY LARA PARKER: BOOK REVIEW

Dark Shadows: Wolf Moon Rising Dark Shadows: The Salem Branch, Book #2 By Lara Parker ISBN# 978-0-7653-3259-2 Author’s Website: http://laraparkersite.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Jacki Synopsis: The first all-new Dark Shadows novel in years, written by Lara Parker, one of the stars of the cult classic TV show! When a portrait is … Continue reading

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S.M. WHEELER AUTHOR OF SEA CHANGE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Be sure to read our review for Sea Change by S.M. Wheeler here at OBS Valerie: What prompted you to write Sea Change? S.M. Wheeler: This question has several answers depending on one’s interpretation of the term “prompt”. At the most general level … Continue reading

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SEA CHANGE BY S.M. WHEELER: BOOK REVIEW

Sea Change By S. M. Wheeler ISBN #: 9780765333148 Author’s Website:  http://smw.dreamwidth.org/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis: The unhappy child of two powerful parents who despise each other, young Lilly turns to the ocean to find solace, which she finds in the form of the eloquent and … Continue reading

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS: A MEMOIR BY LADY TRENT BY MARIE BRENNAN: BOOK REVIEW

A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent By Marie Brennan ISBN# 9780765331960 Author’s Website:  http://www.swantower.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Marie-Reine *Beware of possible Spoilers* This book is a memoir of the beginnings of a remarkable scientist and her first foreign expedition. Isabella, Lady Trent, the … Continue reading

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IMPULSE (JUMPER, BOOK #3) BY STEVEN GOULD: BOOK REVIEW

Impulse Jumper, Book #3 By Steven Gould ISBN# 9780765327574 Author’s Website:  http://eatourbrains.com/steve/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: Cent has a secret. She lives in isolation, with her parents, hiding from the people who took her father captive and tortured him to gain control over his ability to teleport, … Continue reading

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KING OF THE DEAD (JEREMIAH HUNT, BOOK #2) BY JOSEPH NASSISE: BOOK REVIEW

King of the Dead Jeremiah Hunt, Book #2 By Joseph Nassise ISBN# 9780765327192 Author’s Website:  http://josephnassise.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy *Beware of Spoilers* Synopsis: Joseph Nassise shook up the urban fantasy genre with Eyes to See, a novel New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry called “heartbreaking, deeply insightful, powerful and genuinely thrilling.” In a … Continue reading

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