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The Depths of Atlantis by Hannah Carter

The Depths of Atlantis

When a runaway mermaid princess is kidnapped and taken back to Atlantis, she must overcome her own self-doubts, recover her magic, and work with new friends to stop a war.
Frost, Winter's Lonely Guardian, E. E. Rawls

Frost, Winter’s Lonely Guardian

Seventeen-year-old Norah meets a handsome guy with snowflakes in his hair who says he’ll train her to become the next Winter Guardian.
A Crown of Chains, Erin Phillips
Reviewed

A Crown of Chains

Roxana Willows is a wingless fairy with the rare ability to read minds, and becoming queen is the last thing Roxana wants.
“A Crown of Chains creatively retells a biblical tale to explore themes of providence, racism, faith, and fidelity.”
Infernal Fall, Bryan Mitchell
Reviewed

Infernal Fall

Daniel Strong’s hopes decay, but the Holy Spirit remains with him. Will he give in to the darkness? Will he find his way home?
“Bryan Timothy Mitchell’s Infernal Fall drops readers into this modern take on Dante’s Inferno and keeps spiritual tensions burning.”
Wishtress, Nadine Brandes
Reviewed

Wishtress

Myrthe was born with the ability to turn her tears into wishes. But when a granted wish goes wrong, she is cursed: the next tear she sheds will kill her.
“Plot twists keep the story flowing, and readers will enjoy the story’s many fractured and fallible characters.”
Rats of Dweltford, Matt Barron

Rats of Dweltford

A former convict must defend his duchess from a threat within her own walls.
Kurt Nickle-Dickle of Whiskers, N. J. McLagan

Kurt Nickle-Dickle Of Whiskers

Kurt never dreamed a trip to the lake would take him to the end of the rainbow.
Ex Magica, Gayle and Stephen Porter

Ex Magica

When a society that has never known a world without magic loses their abilities, will the heirs of the triad of leadership be able to save them, or will they destroy them all?
Son of the Shield, Mary Schlegel
Reviewed

Son of the Shield

A loyal diplomat and an embittered defector have one last chance to choose sides in a war that could cost them both everything.
“Lyrical prose and deeply affecting characters elevate Mary Schlegel’s epic fantasy Son of the Shield.”
The Culling Begins by Anthony DeGroot

The Culling Begins

Twelve Spirit Oaks keep the Great Deceiver in Tartarus, but what happens when those guardians begin to disappear?
Mordizan, Alyssa Roat
Reviewed

Mordizan

The bane of Mordred, the son of Mordizan, and a millennia-old prophecy may provide what Brinnie needs to defeat the world of magic’s greatest threat.
“Alyssa Roat creates a thrilling sequel to Wraithwood, introducing new characters and moral quandaries in this Arthurian-inspired tale.”
Prentice Ash, Matt Barron

Prentice Ash

Trained as a knight, condemned as a heretic, exiled as a convict, Prentice’s every moment is a struggle just to survive.
Etania's Calling, M. H. Elrich

Etania’s Calling

Can Etania trust this mysterious prince to keep her secret, or will lies lead to disaster?

Unbetrothed

Princess Beatriz is unbetrothed and giftless, so she makes a mortal oath that leads to a quest for magic.
Uprooted, Kandi J. Wyatt

Uprooted

Uprooted from home, Hest journeys to a new country where he discovers castle intrigue may doom his new-found friends.
Strayblood, E. E. Rawls

Strayblood

Becoming a Draev won’t be easy for Cyrus, a girl who can manipulate metal, and Aken the last Scourgeblood, in a world that will use them or destroy them.
Prophecy's Heirs by Emily G. Watson

Prophecy’s Heirs

Three children must go on a quest to save their father by traveling to the edge of the world and beyond.
Thrice by Andrew D. Meredith

Thrice

Forced out on the road with the boy left in his care, Jovan determines to journey into the cave of the bear—to seek out those that would do him and his boy harm.
Kingdom Lost, Dawn Shipman

Kingdom Lost

A young princess must unite with non-human beings in her world to wrest her kingdom back from an evil neighboring prince and the wizard who empowers him.
The Songkiller's Symphony, Daeus Lamb

The Songkiller’s Symphony

A young adventurer seeks to conquer the demons inside him through the rigors of a heroic quest.
Heartrender, V. Romas Burton

Heartrender

Ophidian will be almost impossible to defeat. Will Addie be able to complete her promise to Eman before darkness rules?
Sovereign Servants: The Sending, W. C. Jasper

Sovereign Servants: The Sending

Even in a Virgin Earth which is yet undefiled by the baneful touch of man, what can protect this world from inevitable corruption of the human heart?
Legend of the Rainbow Eater, Kristiana Sfirlea

Legend of the Rainbow Eater

Rose Skylar and Marek Knoxwind grapple with right and wrong as they face down an enemy that is responsible for their friendship.
Wraithwood, Alyssa Roat
Reviewed

Wraithwood

An estranged uncle, a mysterious mansion, and Arthurian legend–together they lead to a world of magic and bloodthirsty wizards who want teenage Brinnie dead.
“This tale of wizards battling between our world and a parallel one conjures an enjoyable reading experience.”
The Beauty of Magic, Rachel Ann Michael Harris

The Beauty of Magic

Svana will have to survive her step-mother’s deadly magic to save those she loves or become the next victim.
Silverblood, Jamie Foley

Silverblood

Brooke accepts a marriage alliance she knows she’ll soon regret. Meanwhile, an Emberhawk prince is seeding a rebellion.
Truesilver, DJ Edwardson
Reviewed

Truesilver

Kion Bray’s quest for redemption may be ended by a sword-fighting tournament and a dark army mobilizing to the north.
“Monstrous enemies, magic swords, and weighty discussions of honor and courage balance out teenage angst, village life, and small-minded characters.”
Amok, Anna Tan

Amok

When his city falls to the enemy, Mikal must find a way to regain Kudus’ favour—and His supernatural Amok Strength—to liberate his people.
The Hâgthorn Wound, John Paul Tucker

The Hâgthorn Wound

Will’s longing for his missing father ignites a dramatic and fateful quest into the mythical country of Fairus.
Hamelin Stoop: The Ring of Truth, Robert B. Sloan

Hamelin Stoop: The Ring of Truth

Hamelin must return a missing princess to the Land of Gloaming, but what if she is an ordinary young woman who does not know who she really is?
The Governess of Greenmere, Paul Leone
Reviewed

The Governess of Greenmere

In Victorian Britain, a young woman is suddenly thrust into a strange Otherworld of magic, peril and great responsibility.
“Obscure Arthurian and Celtic references blend with biblical imagery and high heroism in this brief yet old-souled story.”
Power Unimaginable, Michael J. Harvey

Power Unimaginable

Enter a world of magic and wonder to uncover the secret purposes of a mysterious Mage-Lord in this thrilling finale to a high fantasy epic.
The Third Golem, Mike Duran

The Third Golem

Will paranormal reporter Reagan Moon manage to master the staff in time to thwart the Third Golem, or will his “survivor streak” finally hit the wall?
Heartbreaker, V. Romas Burton

Heartbreaker

After discovering she is the Bellata, the warrior meant to save Decim, Addie must learn to balance her new power and unite the Twelve Magisters before it’s too late.
Paper and Thorns, Elijah David

Paper and Thorns

Lost in a labyrinth and faced with impossible tasks, one Beast will stop at nothing to save the woman who cursed him.
An Echo of the Fae, Jenelle Leanne Schmidt

An Echo of the Fae

One young girl must outwit all the tricksters of faerie to save the sister she has never met.
Beast of the Night, E. E. Rawls

Beast of the Night

A one-armed, practical girl. A rude lord hiding a curse. A dark secret with the town’s fate hanging in the balance.
Skate the Thief, Jeff Ayers
Reviewed

Skate the Thief

A young, orphaned thief must choose whom to betray: her new mentor, a powerful undead wizard; or the crime lords who raised her and who covet the wizard’s power.
“Although Skate the Thief makes a few leaps in story logic, its sympathetic characters will steal readers’ hearts.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2020
Tales of Elhaanai, Nicole Patrice Thomas

Tales of Elhaanai

In a land divided by greed and the desire for power, what was once remained in the shadows is grasping for a foothold over the light.
Emberhawk, Jamie Foley
Reviewed

Emberhawk

The elementals have decided they’re gods, and humans are nothing but fuel for their fire.
“Jamie Foley’s worldbuilding is astounding . . . layers of plot and various twists make this a book readers won’t want to put down.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2020