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Strayborn, E. E. Rawls
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Strayborn

Being a Draev is tricky, as Cyrus, a girl who can manipulate metal, and Aken the last Scourgeblood, are about to find out.
“E. E. Rawls’s fantasy Strayborn offers an energetic, colorful story, with nature-bending child students and familiar school archetypes.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2020
Fate of the Redeemed, Chad Pettit

Fate of the Redeemed

When his supernatural guide is captured, one man’s decision to serve God will be tested like never before.
Iggy & Oz: The Plastic Dinos of Doom, J. J. Johnson

Iggy & Oz: The Plastic Dinos of Doom

Iggy, Oz, and their friends must catch the plastic dinos of doom before the damage escalates.
Valor's Worth, Rebecca P. Minor

Valor’s Worth

The notorious dragon-kin may still pose a threat to elves and men, driving Lieutenant Commander Vinyanel Ecleriast on a mission to investigate.
Heartmender, V. Romas Burton
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Heartmender

In a realm where hearts are used as currency, Adelaide Tye uses her powerful heart to save her brother from the monster who lured him away years ago.
“V. Romas Burton’s Heartmender pumps new blood into the classic good-versus-evil paradigm by way of the classic Seven Deadly Sins.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2020
Sorrowfish, Anne C. Miles
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Sorrowfish

A bard. A wizard. And a college student from Kentucky.
“A twist to the familiar notion of secret passages between our humdrum world and a magical world . . . Sorrowfish is a creative, empathetic fantasy.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2020
Seventh City, Emily Hayse
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Seventh City

Armed with a wolf-dog and a heart of courage, Maki sets out on a journey that will demand all her strength and cunning.
“Good heroes live in Emily Hayse’s Arctic-flavored fantasy.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2020
A Hope for Joy, Kathleen Bird

A Hope for Joy

Two girls go on a journey that leads them to new discoveries about themselves, their families, and their faith.
The Story Raider, Lindsay A. Franklin
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The Story Raider

Tanwen and the Corsyth weavers race to collect the strands of an ancient cure. But Gryfelle isn’t the only one afflicted by the weaver’s curse.
“More adventure, higher stakes, and betrayal at every turn make Lindsay A. Franklin’s fantasy The Story Raider a sequel that exceeds expectations.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2019
Beatitudes and Woes, editor: Travis Perry
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Beatitudes & Woes

Explore the beatitudes and woes of the Bible through the stories of thirteen Christian authors in this uniquely powerful anthology
“Beatitudes & Woes is a bold experiment . . . the showstopper entries by themselves are enough to justify the price of admission.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2019
Shard & Shield, Laura VanArendonk Baugh
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Shard & Shield

An outcast officer in a magical war can save the life of his only friend, but only by betraying the innocents he swore to protect.
“Laura VanArendonk Baugh’s Shard & Shield will intrigue readers with its world-building and complex relationships.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2019
Jordan's World, Allen Steadham
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Jordan’s World

If you were at death’s door and God gave you a chance to live, would you promise to go against your own hopes and dreams?
“Jordan’s World provides engaging escapism with a cast of likable characters.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2019
Heart of the Curiosity, H. L. Burke
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Heart of the Curiosity

The Curiosity’s sole hope lies in a mythical power source hidden beneath the maze-like passages and trapdoors of the theater—the Heart.
“Biblical themes dazzle and heroines must heal from harm throughout the wonders of H. L. Burke’s The Heart of the Curiosity.”
Vincent in Wonderland, C. E. White
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Vincent in Wonderland

A mysterious white rabbit introduces 11-year-old Vincent van Gogh to Alice, and their quest begins—defeat the dreaded Jabberwock before it consumes all of Wonderland.
“C. E. White’s whimsical retelling pairs 11-year-old Vincent van Gogh with Alice Liddell when both youngsters are called to a magical realm.”
King of Aethon, Lavay Byrd

King of Aethon

With Aethon at war with the savage lupines, an unlikely hero flees for his life while wrestling with a daunting choice to become the next king of the horses.
Aloft, J. S. Rogers

Aloft

One girl will face the ultimate evil in her final battle in God’s quest … in her mind.
Wilding, L. A. Smith
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Wilding

A young man’s shadowed destiny leads him to the past, and could change our world forever.
“L. A. Smith’s historical fantasy Wilding offers a lively journey through the foreign world of ancient Europe and the wild world of the Fey.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2019
The Treasure of Capric, Brandon M. Wilborn
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The Treasure of Capric

In a nation under clouds of darkness, three young monks race to find their sacred treasure before their world collapses.
“With The Treasure of Capric, Brandon M. Wilborn blends Brother Cadfael with Prince Caspian to conjure a complex, lived-in world.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2019
The Crimson Inkwell, Kenneth A. Baldwin

The Crimson Inkwell

When an aspiring journalist discovers a magic pen that turns fact to fiction, her career, family, and engagement face enchanted consequences.
Mouse, Kaylena Radcliff
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Mouse

A teenaged girl must escape the horrifying prison camp holding her captive to reclaim her stolen memory and find her lost people.
“Mouse is an intriguing adventure whose characters draw in readers, with a complex world that promises to become even more rich and vibrant as the series continues.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2019
Quest of Fire: The Gathering Dark, Brett Armstrong

The Gathering Dark

A teen risks everything to save a cruel kingdom from cannons and the claws of mythic monsters.
Akiniwazisaga: The Inheritance Thieves, M. D. Boncher

Akiniwazisaga: The Inheritance Thieves

Leif, heir to the crown of the Akiniwazi Union, fights to protect his birthright from those plotting to steal it.
Claimed, Nicole Adamz

Claimed

In a city full of winged people, Ari and Maewyn have chosen different gods, but only one can reign.
The Darkened Land, Larry Paris
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The Darkened Land

In a land of darkness, seven people defend one of the seven cities of light against the forces of darkness.
“Larry Paris’s novel is an ambitious work, filled with heroes battling various grotesque monsters.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2019
Tranquility, Christa Conklin
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Tranquility

She must prove there’s more to life than peace and more to death than dying.
“In the human world of Christa Conklin’s Tranquility, conflict and tension defer to the pleasantries of picnics with fairies and merfolk.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
The Knight in Battered Armor, Brianna Tibbetts

The Knight in Battered Armor

A captive princess and the son of a knight prove that shining armor is the sign of a coward, but battered armor reveals the hero within.
Diondray's Roundabout, Marion Hill

Diondray’s Roundabout

A young man purses his destiny but will become sidetracked by a culture that doesn’t believe in things outside of humanity.
To Ashes We Run, Just B. Jordan
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To Ashes We Run

Dieon used to lead his people. Now he must protect them from himself, and from the Twisted One who possessed him.
“With To Ashes We Run, Just B. Jordan spins a rich and heartfelt fantasy, crafted with imagination and care.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2019
Black Blood, S. D. Grimm

Black Blood

She never wanted to be the deliverer for the very people who killed her family, but destiny didn’t seem to care.
Living in Times of Dragons, John A. Pretorius
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Living in Times of Dragons

Roger Rommel must play cat and mouse with a faction of militant dragons who want to bring the world of man to an end.
“John A. Pretorius’s Living in Times of Dragons crashes out of a wild imagination. It’s a shot across the bow of Christian fiction.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
Song of Leira, Gillian Bronte Adams

Song of Leira

With the fate of the world at stake, the Song bids her rise to battle and the Songkeeper must answer.
Songkeeper by Gillian Bronte Adams

Songkeeper

War ravages Leira and the Song has fallen silent. Freed from the hold of a slave ship, Birdie, the young Songkeeper, and Ky, a street-wise thief, emerge to a world at war.
Orphan's Song, Gillian Bronte Adams
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Orphan’s Song

Every generation has a Songkeeper – one chosen to keep the memory of the Song alive. And in every generation, there are those who seek to destroy the chosen one.
“Gillian Bronte Adams draws us into a classic medieval fantasy setting populated with archetypes that somehow feel fresh and vigorous.”
Lorehaven review, spring 2018
The Savage War, Esther Wallace
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The Savage War

While civil war rages within the kingdom of Mira, the Lord Carpason believes Arnacin to be their only hope.
“With The Savage War, Esther Wallace spins a tale that balances moral conviction with moral complexity.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
Decree, Tricia Mingerink

Decree

From the story of how Leith and Martyn met to Ranson’s search for a life outside of the Blades, these stories will answer plaguing questions and expand the world of Acktar.
Adrift, J. S. Rogers

Adrift

Fallon returns to Ariboslia, but the creatures she’s there to save want her dead.
Oath Sworn, Meg MacDonald
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Oath Sworn

One man’s sacred oath, one boy’s sacred duty; their choices will shape their world in ways neither ever anticipated.
“Strange concepts and tumultuous dialogue can soar over the reader’s head, but this narrative moves at a riveting clip.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
Etania's Worth, M. H. Elrich

Etania’s Worth

Etania sets out on a journey to save Tamnarae and learn to master her new powers with the help of Melchizedek, her father, and her handsome bodyguard.
The Light Unbound, C. S. Wachter
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The Light Unbound

Alone and weak, Rayne lashes out at the One and turns his back on his quest; can he learn to trust again before it’s too late?
“Ambitious in scope and relentless in speed, this novel concludes C. S. Wachter’s saga on a high note.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2020
F'lorna of Rodesh, Alisa Hope Wagner

F’lorna of Rodesh

As F’lorna prepares for the Double Moon Ceremony, storms begin to build across the lands of Rodesh.