Revisionary by Jim C. Hines ( Magic Ex Libris #4) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 877 KB Overview: When Isaac Vainio helped to reveal magic to the world, he dreamed of a new millennium of magical prosperity. One year later, things aren’t going quite as he’d hoped. A newly-formed magical organization wants open war with the mundane world. Isaac’s own government is incarcerating “potential supernatural enemies” in prisons and internment camps.
Surrounded by betrayal and political intrigue, Isaac and a ragtag group of allies must evade pursuit both magical and mundane, expose a conspiracy by some of the most powerful people in the world, and find a path to a better future. But the key to victory may lie with Isaac himself, as he struggles to incorporate everything he’s learned into a new, more powerful form of libriomancy. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Changeling (Fey Touched Book 1) by Arista Holmes Requirements: .ePUB reader, 4.3MB | Retail Overview: Fey go missing in the mortal realm. Everyone knows that.
When Lizzy’s mother is the next to vanish she’s expected to grieve and move on. Instead, Lizzy wants to find out what happened, but the answers she seeks can’t be found in the fey realm of Arbaon.
With the help of her best friend, Booker Reed, Lizzy’s determined to retrace her mother’s final steps… straight through an illegal portal and into the mortal realm.
Whatever leads she expected to find, it wasn’t an academy of vampires, and a world stalked by their rabid cousins—the kavians.
Forced to rely on the vampires for protection, and secluded away behind the high walls of Speculo School, it quickly becomes clear not everyone is pleased with Lizzy and Booker’s investigation. With danger building the further they dig, the two fey need to decide if the closure they seek is worth risking their lives for.
But the longer they remain amongst the vampires, the more Lizzy suspects that her answers lie with the deadly kavians instead. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Between Life and Death by Jaclyn Kot (Between Life and Death Series Book 1) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.9 mb Overview: “His eyes returned to mine, that invisible tether between us strung too tight.
That magnetic pull, it was unbreakable, unyielding. Eternal.
And it demanded that we collide.”
On the secluded continent of Edenvale, possessing magic is a death sentence. Those who have it are labelled Cursed, and by order of the king, they are Cleansed—a horrific event utilizing a hot, hungry pyre and an iron collar. Enemy to the king, a group known as the Cursed rebels defend their lands from his reach, creating an ongoing, bloodthirsty war.
When Sage’s brother is conscripted for the war, she is forced to trade in her cozy, peaceful cottage life and join the Cursed rebels to get him back. Her mission seems straightforward, but Von, the leader of the Cursed rebels, comes riddled with dark secrets. With his otherworldly eyes, black as a starless night, and a taste for juicy thigh—ahem—red apples, Sage knows better than to get involved with a guy like him. But knowing and doing are two very different things.
Together with the Cursed rebels and Von, the king of inky deals and sexy, stolen moments, Sage embarks on the quest of a lifetime.
Little does she know that fate is at work and the gods are watching her every move. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Wellspring by Laura Hall (The White Order Book 1) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 438 kb Overview: She has a past she’d like to forget, but destiny has other plans.
Raised within an ancient sect that safeguards the world against demons, I grew up blissfully ignorant of my importance to the Heavenly war machine. At nineteen, I uncovered the horrifying truth.
I barely escaped with my life.
A decade later, I’ve perfected existing beneath the White Order’s radar, teaching preschool and living a quiet life. Until the day an elite demon-slayer tracks me down and invokes an oath I conveniently forgot I made, imploding my carefully cultivated reality.
Now I’m on the hook to find three missing women before they’re sacrificed to bring an ancient demon to our world.
The list of people I trust is short. My patience for the Order’s politics is shorter. And the only thing killer about our main suspect is his charisma and the way I feel when I’m around him.
With time running out and innocent lives at stake, I have to decide if I’m ready to become the very thing I swore I’d never be.
Rainwalkers by Matt Ritter Requirements: .ePUB reader, 535 KB Overview: In the not-so-distant future in a crumbling version of John Steinbeck’s Salinas Valley, after the breakup of the United States. A once rich and prosperous agricultural land is now a war-torn nation-state known only as The Valley. To combat chronic droughts, scientists seeded clouds with genetically engineered bacteria that created regular rains but unintentionally made the rains lethal to humans. Anyone caught in the rain dies within seconds, yet there are rumors of people who survive… known as rainwalkers.
In a land of forced labor camps and waning oil fields, poverty-stricken agricultural communities support the metropolis of Salinas City and the authoritarian Valley Administration in their unending war against neighboring nations. In desperation, the Valley Administration intensifies their search for rainwalkers, who are believed to be powerful weapons in the border wars, by forcing children housed at Valley schools into the rain to be screened for resistance.
War hero Willie Taft lives a quiet agrarian life until the Administration abducts him and his wife, separating them from their daughter. Although his wife is killed during their escape, Willie continues his journey to rescue their daughter. He faces mortal challenges from the Administration military force, the sociopath bounty hunter on his trail, and the ever-present toxic rain. Time is running out as he fights his way through the Valley back to his daughter’s school before she is forcefully screened with other children in the deadly rain. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Nuclear Survival: Northern Exposure series by Harley Tate (#1-3) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.11 MB Overview: When the world as we know it falls apart, how far will you go to survive? Harley Tate writes edge-of-your-seat post-apocalyptic fiction exploring what happens when ordinary people are faced with impossible choices. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
1. Take the Hit An imminent threat. A city in the dark.
When a fellow hacker clues Midge Sinclair into an impending terror attack, every second matters. She must alert her sister, find her mother, and make it out of Chicago before a nuclear bomb tears the city apart. The only problem? She’s 30,000 feet in the air careening toward O’Hare in a powerless plane.
Could you drop everything to save yourself?
Danny Olsen spends his days learning to be a doctor and ignoring his father’s disapproval. When he flies back to college via a layover in Chicago, he never expects to meet a girl like Midge. She’s smart, quick on her feet, and the only person who can get him out of the airport alive.
Strangers on the run against impossible odds.
With an EMP destroying the grid in Chicago, Midge and Danny race the clock to escape the city before a nuclear bomb turns downtown to ash. They’ll have to learn to trust each other if they want to make it out alive. The attack is only the beginning.
2. Duck for Cover A nuclear bomb rips the city apart.
A hacker and a pre-med college student make the unlikeliest pair, but beggars can’t be choosers in a nuclear apocalypse. Midge and Danny might have escaped the blast of a nuclear bomb, but they’re anything but safe.
It’s a life and death race against the clock.
With radiation rushing their way in the form of nuclear fallout, two horses and an antiquated carriage are their only means of escape. If they don’t find cover soon, they’ll suffer a slow and agonizing death no medicine can cure. Could you drop everything to save yourself?
Miles from home and without any friends or family nearby, Midge and Danny will have to rely on the kindness of strangers to survive. If they don’t choose their friends carefully, they might not live long enough to find Midge’s mother or determine if her sister survived. The attack is only the beginning.
3. Ride it Out After the unthinkable, how far would you go to find your family?
Midge and Danny survived a plane crash and a nuclear explosion, but they can’t rest until Midge finds her mother. With nothing to go on except a description of her car and the route she traveled, it’s a dangerous mission that might be their last.
As panic sets in, every decision is life or death.
Heading closer and closer to the blast site, Midge and Danny’s deadliest obstacles become other survivors. When a chance reunion with old friends turns into a dangerous ambush, Midge draws on her new-found survival skills to escape. Not everyone is so lucky.
Hard choices will be made and lives lost.
With the Canadian border growing more and more crowded, their chances of crossing are slim. If they don’t head that way soon, the promised safe haven will be off-limits. Can Midge and Danny survive long enough to make it? Or will Midge’s quest to find her mother be their undoing? The attack is only the beginning.
Lost In Time by W.M. Wiltshire (Next Time #1) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 511 KB Overview: It’s no longer a question of whether we can travel into the future or the past. It’s now a question of should we?
Professor Quinn Delaney is in the final stage of his lifelong quest to unlock the mystery of time travel. But before he can complete his work disaster strikes. The professor’s twins, Dani and Daric, are abruptly ripped from the present and flung into the past.
Desperate to bring his children back home, Quinn turns to a dear friend and colleague, Richard Barak Case, for help. They must retrieve a rare mineral from an underwater cave halfway around the world; without it, Quinn’s children could be lost in time forever. But Richard has his own agenda and he’ll stop at nothing to get his hands on everything Quinn holds dear.
Meanwhile, Dani and her brother, Daric must use every ounce of resourcefulness they possess to survive in their unfamiliar world. Without knowing how to control the time travel bands that jerked them into the past, the siblings are forced to helplessly watch history unfold, while fighting the overwhelming urge to intervene and risk altering history forever. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Dreaming Orora by AH Alshehabi (Orora Game #1) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 524 KB Overview: In the world of Orora, a dark army ravaging the land would count for a perfect pass time and a once in a life time event for all players. But when the game starts to cast its shadow on the real world, everyone takes a step back and evaluates their options.
Jack finds himself back in the skin of his banned infamous character, Hok, to save the wife of a long time friend. He’ll have to face his old demons and deal with people he was glad to part with long ago.
Meanwhile, the life of the Warden of the East is turned upside down when the dark army arrives at his outpost with little warning. What awaits him is a journey that’ll question his beliefs, loyalty and resolve.
New players and old alike get sucked in the unfolding catastrophe and all deal with it in their own way. Where it’s a game for some, it’s the livelihood for others and a life for others still. One thing is for sure, the world of Orora is changing. Some think for the better, others see it for the worst. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
The Worldship Humility by RR Haywood (The Code #1) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 570 KB Overview: Sam, an airlock operative, is bored. Living in space should be full of adventure, except it isn’t, and he fills his time hacking 3-D movie posters.
Petty thief Yasmine Dufont grew up in the lawless lower levels of the ship, surrounded by violence and squalor, and now she wants out. She wants to escape to the luxury of the Ab-Spa, where they eat real food instead of rats and synth cubes.
Meanwhile, the sleek-hulled, unmanned Gagarin has come back from the ever-continuing search for a new home. Nearly all hope is lost that a new planet will ever be found, until the Gagarin returns with a code of information that suggests a habitable planet has been found. This news should be shared with the whole fleet, but a few rogue captains want to colonise it for themselves.
When Yasmine inadvertently steals the code, she and Sam become caught up in a dangerous game of murder, corruption, political wrangling and…porridge, with sex-addicted Detective Zhang Woo hot on their heels, his own life at risk if he fails to get the code back. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Black Sheep of Faery series Box Set by Harley Gordon (#1-4) Requirements: .ePUB reader, 635 KB Overview: For fans of Once Upon a Time and The Librarians. All four books of Black Sheep of Faery now in one volume. Follow Little Red Riding Hood, Belle, and Bo Peep as they battle villains in modern day Paris. Genre: Fiction > Sci-Fi/Fantasy
1. Dare: Bo Peep spent years as a Librarian for the Faery Tale Administration, but after her human family died, she blamed Faery for her loss and disappeared.
Until the Mad Hatter shows up with news of her most hated enemy. Bo must strap her sword back on and reenter the world she swore she was through with, alongside the only man who makes her blood boil.
One last job before she gets sucked back into their stories and forgets that happily ever after is usually a lie.
Dwell A Hatter and Bo Short Story.
2. Wild: On the coldest week of the year, the Wild Hunt rides — kidnapping people, terrifying villages, worsening the tension between Fae and humans.
Bo and her friends from the Library have to keep it contained, away from civilization. But there’s something different about the Hunt this year. Yet again, Bo’s past catches up to her. It almost ruined her last time. It’ll take everything she has to keep hold of her happily ever after.
3. Charm: She’s not the princess from the stories you know. Belle is the Head Librarian for the Faery Tale Administration. Her usual job is tracking down powerful relics from fiction to keep them from dangerous hands and guarding the knowledge hidden between the Library’s walls. But ever since Pan returned to bring chaos to Faery, her focus has been on ending his reign of terror.
When a local Fae turns up murdered, and a dragon and three Prince Charmings escape from the Paris Fae prison, including the Beast, Belle and her Librarians have to find them and put them back where they belong.
Or in the ground for a hundred years. She has to find them before the Beast finds her. And before the humans discover exactly who is loose in their city. Belle will need more than her usual help for this mission, even the help of a dashing mercenary Fae who has a bone to pick with one of the Charmings. She will need to face the one monster she thought she was free from forever.
4. Shift: Red has come a long way from the scared girl running from the Big Bad Wolf. Even though he still stalks her memories, she has a good life leading her pack of shifters and working as the Chief Librarian and occasionally exchanging barbs with the pesky fairy who loves to get under her skin. Red and that infuriating fairy are sent undercover as a married couple to infiltrate Pan’s ranks, leading them to a final confrontation with the boy who refuses to grow up.