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The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

Categories: action, adventure, bildungsroman, did not finish, epic/high, fantasy, magic, netgalley, RBR, Rin Chupeco, The Bone Witch series, witches, ya, zombies
The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch #1) By Rin Chupeco Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: March 7th 2017 by Sourcebooks Fire Genre: Young Adult High Fantasy Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Not bad, but not my cuppa D N F The beast raged; it punctured the air with its spite. But the girl was fiercer. Tea is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch, who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom. For theirs is a powerful, elemental magic that can reach beyond Read more [...]

The Operative by Gerald Brandt

Categories: 3 butterflies, action, cyberpunk, fluttering thoughts, futuristic, Gerald Brandt, netgalley, RBR, San Angeles series, sci-fi, some romance, suspense, ya
The Operative (San Angeles #2) By Gerald Brandt Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover Published: November 1st 2016 by DAW Genre: Young Adult Cyberpunk Suspense Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Interesting Kris Ballard’s life changed irrevocably when, a year ago, she was targeted for termination by the Meridian corporation, one of the mega-conglomerates that controls the government in this dystopian future. She hid amongst the underground resistance—but now, right as her training with the anti-corporate movement is nearing its Read more [...]

The Courier by Gerald Brandt

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, cyberpunk, fluttering thoughts, Gerald Brandt, netgalley, RBR, San Angeles series, sci-fi, some romance, suspense, ya
The Courier (San Angeles #1) By Gerald Brandt Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: March 1st 2016 by DAW Genre: Young Adult Cyberpunk Suspense Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Fast-paced chase! Kris Ballard is a motorcycle courier. A nobody. Level 2 trash in a multi-level city that stretches from San Francisco to the Mexican border, where corporations make all the rules. A runaway since the age of 14, Kris struggled to set up her life, barely scraping by, working hard to make it without anyone’s help. Witnessing the Read more [...]

Steal the Sky by Megan E. O’Keefe

Categories: 3 butterflies, action, adult, adventure, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, Megan E. O'Keefe, netgalley, RBR, sci-fi, steampunk, The Scorched Continent series
Steal the Sky (The Scorched Continent #1) By Megan E. O'Keefe Editions: ebook, paperback Published: January 5th 2016 by Angry Robot Genre: Adult Steampunk Fantasy Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Fun! Detan Honding, a wanted conman of noble birth and ignoble tongue, has found himself in the oasis city of Aransa. He and his trusted companion Tibs may have pulled off one too many cons against the city’s elite and need to make a quick escape. They set their sights on their biggest heist yet—the gorgeous airship of the exiled commodore Read more [...]

The Diamond Conspiracy by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris

Categories: 1800's, 4 butterflies, action, adult, fluttering thoughts, historical, Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series, netgalley, Pip Ballantine, RBR, romance, steampunk, suspense, Tee Morris, time travel, Victorian
The Diamond Conspiracy (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #4) By Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris Editions: ebook, paperback Expected publication: March 31st 2015 by Ace Genre: Adult Historical Steampunk Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Delightful For years, the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has enjoyed the favor of Her Majesty the Queen. But even the oldest loyalties can turn in a moment… Having narrowly escaped the electrifying machinations of Thomas Edison, Books and Braun are looking forward to a relaxing and possibly romantic Read more [...]

Deadeye by William C. Dietz

Categories: 3 butterflies, action, adult, futuristic, Mutant Files series, mutants, mystery, netgalley, post-apocalyptic, procedural, RBR, review, sci-fi, suspense, William C. Dietz
Deadeye (Mutant Files #1) By William C. Dietz Editions: audiobook, ebook, paperback Published: January 27th 2015 by Ace Genre: Adult Futuristic Mystery/Suspense Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Fast paced action In the year 2038, an act of bioengineered terrorism decimated humanity. Those who survived were either completely unaffected or developed horrible mutations. Across the globe, nations are now divided between areas populated by “norms” and lands run by “mutants”… Detective Cassandra Lee of Los Angeles’s Special Read more [...]
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