Author: Jeff Somers

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Early 5bat! Review: Trickster (Ustari Cycle #1) by Jeff Somers

Early 5bat! Review: Trickster (Ustari Cycle #1) by Jeff Somers

February 19, 2013 Review 12

TRICKSTER is a book that has restored my faith in the urban fantasy genre as a whole. Jeff Somers has created a wholly original world that, even with magic, feels incredibly real. The book centers around Lem – one of the world’s blood mages. And, yep, blood mages are exactly what they sound like. In this world there are two types of mages – those who use bleeders and those who supply their own blood for their magics. Lem is one of the latter.

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Review: Beautifully Broken by Sherry Soule

Review: Beautifully Broken by Sherry Soule

July 16, 2011 Review 4

With a mix of pop culture references and old school witch craft, BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN develops an above average number of metaphysical and social details for a YA novel. While this isn’t bad thing (especially at the start of a series), there were a few key failures that, for my part, will keep me from finding out where all of these different avenues are leading.

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