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Books Read in 2018
List created by Michelle G. (mikeylou) - , on Jan 26, 2018
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The Sacred Blacksmith Vol. 8 by Isao Miura
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The Sacred Blacksmith Vol. 9 by Isao Miura
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Oathbringer (Stormlight Archive, The) by Brandon Sanderson
The eagerly awaited sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Words of Radiance, from an epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson at the top of his game.In Oathbringer, the third volume of the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive, humanity faces a new Desolation with the return of the...  more


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Emissary (Kris Longknife, Bk 15) by Mike Shepherd
Kris Longknife has discovered that this desk job is not at all what she expected. Being desk bound hasn't even decreased the number of assassination attempts! Then Kris gets home to find her two kids playing with an Iteeche. Ron has come back to human space with a request. Should Kris take...  more


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Neogenesis (Liaden Universe, Bk 21) by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
Menace from Back Space Looming out of the Dust of Time The Complex Logic Laws were the result of a war waged hundreds of years in the past, when two human powers threw massive AI navies at each other and nearly annihilated themselves. Being human, they blamed their tools for this near...  more


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Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children, Bk 3) by Seanan McGuire
Beneath the Sugar Sky, the third book in McGuire's Wayward Children series, returns to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children in a standalone contemporary fantasy for fans of all ages. At this magical boarding school, children who have experienced fantasy adventures are reintroduced to...  more


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The Gifted Dead (Gifted, Bk 1) by Jenna Black
Politics and magic make dangerous bedfellows. Deep within the Order, the seeds of corruption have taken root. While younger generations of the Gifted have embraced modern democratic values, a secret society of old-guard zealots seek a return to the past, when only European men of...  more


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The Bronze Skies (Skolian Empire) by Catherine Asaro
TOUGH FEMALE P.I. EXPLORING THE UNDERWORLD OF A VAST STAR EMPIRE. Book two in a new series set in the world of Catherine Asaro's Skolian Empire series. Major Bhaajan achieved the impossible. Born to the Undercity, the slums below the City of Cries on the planet Raylicon, she broke free from...  more


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Shroud of Eternity (The Nicci Chronicles) by Terry Goodkind
Shroud of Eternity picks up where Terry Goodkind?s New York Times bestseller Death?s Mistress left off, promising a thrilling brew of bloodshed, sex, deception, and sorcery. The formidable sorceress Nicci and her companions?the newly powerless Nathan and the youthful Bannon?set out on another...  more


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Into the Fire (Vatta's Peace) by Elizabeth Moon
In this new military sci-fi thriller from the author of Cold Welcome, space fleet commander Kylara Vatta uncovers deadly secrets on her latest mission--shedding light on her own family's past. As Admiral Kylara Vatta learned after she and a shipfull of strangers were marooned on an inhospitable...  more


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Lake Silence (Others, Bk 6) by Anne Bishop
In this thrilling and suspenseful fantasy, set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Others series, Vicki DeVine and her lodger, the shapeshifter Aggie Crowe, stumble onto a dead body... and find themselves enmeshed in danger and dark secrets. Human laws do not apply in the...  more


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Lady Henterman's Wardrobe (Streets of Maradaine) by Marshall Ryan Maresca
Mixing high fantasy and urban fantasy, the second novel of the Streets of Maradaine series follows the Rynax brothers' crew of outlaws as they attempt their biggest heist yet and restore justice to the common people. The neighborhood of North Seleth has suffered--and not just the Holver Alley...  more


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The Forever Ship (The Fire Sermon) by Francesca Haig
Book Three in the critically acclaimed The Fire Sermon trilogy?The Hunger Games meets Cormac McCarthy?s The Road in this richly imagined post-apocalyptic series by award-winning poet Francesca Haig. "Haig's prose is gorgeous and engaging, particularly when she describes the desolate landscape,...  more


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Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 2 by Brandon Sanderson & Rik Hoskin
Following the loss of most of his colleagues in a violent ambush, Kenton has become Lord Mastrell of the few remaining Sand Masters, magicians who can manipulate sand to do their bidding. With the ruling council poised against him, the hot-headed Kenton must become a diplomat to have any hope of...  more


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The Lost Plot (The Invisible Library Novel) by Genevieve Cogman
After being commissioned to find a rare book, Librarian Irene and her assistant, Kai, head to Prohibition-era New York and are thrust into the middle of a political fight with dragons, mobsters, and Fae. In a 1920s-esque New York, Prohibition is in force; fedoras, flapper dresses, and tommy...  more


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Flame in the Dark (Soulwood, Bk 3) by Faith Hunter
Set in the same world as Faith Hunter’s New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock novels, the third, thrilling Soulwood novel stars Nell Ingram, who draws her powers from deep within the earth. Nell Ingram has always known she was different. Since she was a child, she’s been able...  more


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Cast in Deception (Chronicles of Elantra, Bk 13) by Michelle Sagara
WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES? Private Kaylin Neya thought her home couldn’t possibly get more crowded. But when one of her housemates, Annarion, decides to undertake the Barrani Test of Name, his friends refuse to let him face his task alone -- and Kaylin’s sentient...  more


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Into the Bright Unknown (Gold Seer, Bk 3) by Rae Carson
The stunning conclusion to Rae Carson’s New York Times–bestselling Gold Seer trilogy. Leah Westfall’s journey has been one of ever-present peril, hidden magic, harsh realities, loss, life, determination, and love. She has searched for a place to belong and a place --...  more


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Artificial Condition (Murderbot Diaries, Bk 2) by Martha Wells
The follow-up to the hugely popular science fiction action and adventure All Systems Red It has a dark past -- one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself "Murderbot". But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title,...  more


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All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries, Bk 1) by Martha Wells
A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that blends HBO's Westworld with Iain M. Banks' Culture books In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company....  more


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Scourged (Iron Druid Chronicles, Bk 9) by Kevin Hearne
Unchained from fate, the Norse gods Loki and Hel are ready to unleash Ragnarok, a.k.a. the Apocalypse, upon the earth. They’ve made allies on the darker side of many pantheons, and there’s a globe-spanning battle brewing that ancient Druid Atticus O’Sullivan will be...  more


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Firestorm (Elemental, Bk 3) by Shannon Mayer
My name is Larkspur, and I am an Elemental. My people use the power of the earth to sustain life and defy our enemies. I should be at my father's side as a royal princess. But as a half-breed, bastard child, that isn't going to happen.  In a world of lava and fire, I am...  more


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Rootbound (Elemental, Bk 5) by Shannon Mayer
My name is Larkspur, and I am an Elemental. My people use the power of the earth to sustain life and defy our enemies. I am the half-breed bastard child of a king. I was not meant to survive the trials cast my way. Yet, here I stand.  The world has deteriorated in the years I was...  more


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Windburn (Elemental, Bk 4) by Shannon Mayer
My name is Larkspur, and I am an Elemental. My people use the power of the earth to sustain life and defy our enemies. I should be at my father's side as a royal princess. But as a half-breed, bastard child, that isn't going to happen.  The King is missing and his mind is...  more


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Burn Bright (Alpha and Omega, Bk 5) by Patricia Briggs
Now mated werewolves Charles Cornick and Anna Latham face a threat like no other -- one that lurks too close to home... They are the wild and the broken. The werewolves too damaged to live safely among their own kind. For their own good, they have been exiled to the outskirts of Aspen Creek,...  more


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Camp Alien (Katherine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 13) by Gini Koch
The Mastermind may be outed, but Kitty & Company don’t get any downtime. In addition to having to recover from Operation Epidemic quickly, the sudden reappearance of a minor adversary long-forgotten turns out to only be the tip of a deadly iceberg that could end up causing World...  more


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Ash and Quill (The Great Library) by Rachel Caine
The unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone and Paper and Fire unite to save the Great Library of Alexandria from itself in this electrifying adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.   Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealousy guards its secrets. But now...  more


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One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, Bk 3) by Ilona Andrews
Dina DeMille may run the nicest Bed and Breakfast in Red Deer, Texas, but she caters to a very particular kind of guest-- the kind that no one on Earth is supposed to know about. Guests like a former intergalactic tyrant with an impressive bounty on her head, the Lord Marshal of a powerful...  more


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Brief Cases (Dresden Files, Bk 15.1) by Jim Butcher
A new collection of previously published Dresden Files stories, including an ORIGINAL Dresden Files novella from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Contents: "Curses", from THE NAKED CITY, edited by Ellen Datlow "AAAA Wizardry", from the Dresden Files...  more


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The Hills Have Spies (Valdemar Family Spies, Bk 1) by Mercedes Lackey
In this new series, set in the bestselling world of Valdemar, Heralds Mags and Amily must continue to protect the realm of Valdemar while raising their children and preparing them to follow in their footsteps. Mags, Herald Spy of Valdemar, and his wife, Amily, the King’s Own Herald, are...  more


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Kris Longknife: Admiral (Volume 18) by Mike Shepherd
Admiral Kris Longknife should have known the job offer was too good. Really, she knew by now that what was too good to be true really isn't. Still, she jumped at the chance to be the first human emissary to the Iteeche Empire. Only when she got there, and met the Emperor, a teenage kid swamped...  more


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Sparrow Hill Road (Ghost Stories, Bk 1) by Seanan McGuire
Rose Marshall died in 1952 in Buckley Township, Michigan, run off the road by a man named Bobby Cross—a man who had sold his soul to live forever, and intended to use her death to pay the price of his immortality. Trouble was, he didn’t ask Rose what she thought of the...  more


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Starless by Jacqueline Carey
Jacqueline Carey is back with an amazing adventure not seen since her New York Times bestselling Kushiel's Legacy series. Lush and sensual, Starless introduces us to an epic world where exiled gods live among us, and a hero whose journey will resonate long after the last page is turned. Let...  more


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Wrath of Empire (Gods of Blood and Powder) by Brian McClellan
The country is in turmoil. With the capital city occupied, half a million refugees are on the march, looking for safety on the frontier, accompanied by Lady Flint's soldiers. But escaping war is never easy, and soon the battle may find them, whether they are prepared or not. Back in the...  more


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Outcasts of Order (Saga of Recluce) by L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Modesitt continues his bestselling Saga of Recluce with his 20th book in the long-running series. Beltur began his journey in The Mongrel Mage and continues with Outcasts of Order, the next book of his story arc in the Saga of Recluce.Beltur, an Order mage, discovers he possesses frightening...  more


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The Skaar Invasion (The Fall of Shannara) by Terry Brooks
Following The Black Elfstone, the second book of the epic four-part conclusion to the Shannara series from one of the acknowledged masters of the fantasy genre. Tensions in the Four Lands are high. The mysterious force that laid waste to Paranor has revealed a more human face. While some gain a...  more


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The Girl in the Steel Corset: The Girl in the Steel Corset / The Strange Case of Finl...
In 1897 England, 16-year-old Finley Jayne is convinced she's a freak. No normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch. Only Griffin King sees the magical darkness inside her that says she's special . . . that she's one...  more


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The Disappeared (Retrieval Artist, Bk 1) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
In a world where humans and aliens co-exist, where murder is sanctioned, and where no one can find safe haven, one group of private detectives is willing to help the "Disappeared" find their way home. Meet the Retrieval Artists. "One of the most sure-footed authors in science fiction." (Science...  more


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King of Ashes (Firemane Saga, Bk 1) by Raymond E. Feist
The first volume in legendary master and New York Times bestselling author Raymond E. Feist's epic heroic fantasy series, The Firemane Saga -- an electrifying tale of two young men whose choices will determine a world's destiny. For centuries, the five greatest kingdoms of...  more


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Mercy Thompson: Hopcross Jilly by Patricia Briggs & Rik Hoskin
Mercy is a shapeshifting coyote and honorary member of the Tri-Cities werewolf pack. When the pack stumbles upon the buried bones of numerous dead children, she shapeshifts into a mystery of the legendary fae - a mystery that draws Mercy's stepdaughter Jesse into the fray! The supernatural...  more


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Dark Queen (Jane Yellowrock) by Faith Hunter
Jane Yellowrock is in the fight of her life in the latest novel in the New York Times bestselling series that captures "the essence of urban fantasy" (SF Site). Jane Yellowrock is a shapeshifting skinwalker, and as the chief enforcer for the Master of the city of New Orleans, she's the woman...  more


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Successor's Promise (Millennium's Rule) by Trudi Canavan
International No.1 bestselling author Trudi Canavan returns with the final novel in the Millennium's Rule series - her most powerful and thrilling adventure yet. Five years have passed since the Rebels confronted the Raen. Five years, in which the boy Rielle rescued, Qall, has grown up among...  more


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Venom in the Veins (Elemental Assassin, Bk 17) by Jennifer Estep
Blood might be thicker than water, but venom is stronger than just about anything ... It was supposed to be a nice, quiet, simple dinner with friends -- but nothing is ever nice, quiet, or simple when you're Gin Blanco, the Spider, notorious assassin and current queen of the Ashland...  more


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Case Closed, Vol. 67 by Gosho Aoyama
Can Detective Conan crack the case?while trapped in a kid?s body? Jimmy Kudo, the son of a world-renowned mystery writer, is a high school detective who has cracked the most baffling of cases. One day while on a date with his childhood friend Rachel Moore, Jimmy observes a pair of men in black...  more


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Case Closed, Vol. 65 by Gosho Aoyama
Can Detective Conan crack the case?while trapped in a kid?s body? Jimmy Kudo, the son of a world-renowned mystery writer, is a high school detective who has cracked the most baffling of cases. One day while on a date with his childhood friend Rachel Moore, Jimmy observes a pair of men in black...  more


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Ruins and Revenge: A Raine Benares World Novel by Lisa Shearin
An ancient power. Beneath a mountain on an uninhabited continent is said to be a fabled city, a city occupied by an ancient goblin civilization founded for only one reason?to protect and defend the Heart of Nidaar, an artifact that can harness the forces of nature as a weapon. An elite team...  more


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Rogue Protocol (Murderbot Diaries, Bk 3) by Martha Wells
SciFi's favorite crabby A.I. is again on a mission. The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask more questions about where Dr. Mensah's SecUnit is.And Murderbot would rather those questions went away....  more


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The Falls: A Diving Universe Novel (Diving Series) (Volume 5) by Kristine Kathryn Rus...
Fleet sector bases close as the Fleet moves on. Everyone knows and expects it. But still, the announcement that Sector Base E-2 will close?although still thirty years in the future?breeds a mood of tension and anxiety. So, when Rajivk Agwu finds two pairs of shoes on a trail near Fiskett Falls,...  more


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The Girl in the Green Silk Gown (Ghost Roads, Bk 2) by Seanan McGuire
The second book in the Ghost Roads series returns to the highways of America, where hitchhiking ghost Rose Marshall continues her battle with her killer -- the immortal Bobby Cross. For Rose Marshall, life began when it ended. She has friends, a home, and a purpose in the strange twilight...  more


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Night and Silence (October Daye, Bk 12) by Seanan McGuire
Things are not okay. In the aftermath of Amandine's latest betrayal, October "Toby" Daye's fragile self-made family is on the verge of coming apart at the seams. Jazz can't sleep, Sylvester doesn't want to see her, and worst of all, Tybalt has withdrawn from her...  more

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