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Orconomics: SPFBO Finalist

Title: Orconomics Author: J. Zachary Pike Rating: 8 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: Brimming with swords, sorcery, and wit, Orconomics: A Satire introduces Arth, a world much like our own but with more magic and fewer vowels. For the licensed wizards and warriors of Arth, slaying and looting the forces… Continue reading Orconomics: SPFBO Finalist

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The Gods of Men: SPFBO Finalist

Title: The Gods of Men Author: Barbara Kloss Published: June, 2018  Rating: 9.5 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: Sable hated the gods. She hated what men did in their name. Magic is forbidden throughout the Five Provinces; those born with it are hunted and killed. Sable doesn’t know her music… Continue reading The Gods of Men: SPFBO Finalist

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SPFBO 4: The Finals

Hello, everyone! This is a little late in posting (my apologies!), but now that the finals are upon us, I wanted to write a quick post on how The Alliterates and I are handling our reading and scoring of it. Since we are two separate blogs working together, we're each going to read all ten… Continue reading SPFBO 4: The Finals

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Pledges of Honor: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

Title: Pledges of Honor Author: Joyce Reynolds-Ward Amount Read: 124 out of 594 (21%) Rating: 3 out of 5 Blurb: The suicide of a village healer sweeps Katerin, a wandering healer with a mysterious past, into the intrigues of Gods and humans. Can Katerin forge an alliance with the dangerously attractive Metkyi, avoid the curses… Continue reading Pledges of Honor: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

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Darkmage: SPBFO Semi-Finalist

Title: Darkmage Author: M.L. Spencer Publisher: January 2017, Stoneguard Publications Rating: 4 out of 5 Blurb: The hope of the world rests in the hands of a Darkmage. The Well of Tears is open and the terror of the night has been unleashed. Now, the last Sentinel left alive with the power to defend his… Continue reading Darkmage: SPBFO Semi-Finalist

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Out of Nowhere: SPFBO Finalist

Title: Out of Nowhere Author: Patrick LeClerc Publisher: July 2016, Ink and Bourbon Publishing Rating: 4 out of 5 Blurb: Healer Sean Danet is immortal—a fact he has cloaked for centuries, behind enemy lines and now a paramedic’s uniform. Having forgotten most of his distant past, he has finally found peace—and love. But there are… Continue reading Out of Nowhere: SPFBO Finalist

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A Keeper’s Tale: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

Title: A Keeper's Tale: The Story of Tomkin and the Dragon Author: J.A. Andrews Publisher: January 2017 Rating: 4 out of 5 Blurb: Tomkin Thornhewn, youngest son of the Duke of Marshwell, has a problem: he’s not heroic. Regardless of his aspirations, the bookish, untrained young man is better suited to recording the deeds of… Continue reading A Keeper’s Tale: SPFBO Semi-Finalist