Science Fiction & Fantasy

July 12, 2018

AIcalypto

"AIcalypto: Seven days of Artificial Intelligence" by Roopendra Bhargaw, Rachel Neubauer 

An AI so powerful that it derived thousands of years of human knowledge of the game before inventing better moves of its own, all in the space of 7 days and destroys the planet. Since the eighties, we have been told that the professional field to be in is technology because it is growing so quickly that there will always be an opportunity to exploit it in some way and make a good living from it. But what if technology grew so quickly and so powerfully that it could no longer be controlled and, in fact, began to control the human race?

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July 11, 2018

The Kingdom to Come

"The Kingdom to Come: Book One ~ A Great Light" by Jennifer Ball

| Website | War isn’t coming. It’s already here. Prepare for the final battle. In a kingdom ruled by a powerful monarchy focused on dominion, an opposition develops from the king’s own son, Prince Karhiad. While the ruthless King Vilsig envisions conquest of all kingdoms, his son’s own heart has a different direction. Prince Karhiad is more focused on the humanity of the citizens than he is his father’s instructions on how to one day lead the Kingdom of Merrhius with power.  All the while, the threat of wickedness from a dark sinister force from the past erupts and bleeds over into the present and future times. This ancient sinister beast is orchestrating the moral decay, corruption and down fall of every kingdom. It commands an army of supernatural menacing soldiers bent on serving this evil until each living being is destroyed or absorbed in their own vile image. On the night of Prince Karhiad’s 17th birthday, he is mesmerized by a radiant light and makes a decision to learn of its origin. That choice will bring him answers to questions he didn't know he had, and will separate him further from being in allegiance with his father. The future king of Merrhius will learn things about the past and future that will force him head on in battling the most evil entity of all time. 

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July 10, 2018

Dragon Envy

"Dragon Envy, Dragonfire Series Book 3" by Kelly Armenta

| Website | Facebook | Twitter |  I am Lexi Helyanwe and soon I must decide if I will take up the mantle of Princess to the Seelie, or become the Queen of Dragons. My Grandmother has called me home to court. A place I’ve never been and a welcome that isn’t guaranteed. Should I wish to keep my beloved guard at my side, I must go and plead my case before the Queen of Air and Light. I pray to the Goddess that Sidhee politics are not the end of me. There are many who want what I have, and they will stop at nothing to take it.  With several new potential mates joining her band of men, Lexi must navigate dangerous territory while being forced ever closer to fulfilling her destiny. Yet duty and its pursuit are not often good bedfellows. And Lexi soon finds herself caught up in adventure much larger than merely saving the Dragon race. 

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June 25, 2018

Aurella the Witch

"Aurella the Witch" by Anni Sezate

| Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Aurella found out she’s a witch…just in time to start a witch hunt.  Twelve years ago, the kingdom of Dovice was purged of magic. All the witches were killed in a massive witch hunt, and evidence of their existence was erased from history. So when Aurella discovers she’s a witch, she’s both confused and frightened. Despite the risk of revealing herself, Aurella uses her powers to protect her only friend from a dangerous situation and accidentally sets in motion another witch hunt, making her the key target.  With few allies and an entire country against her, Aurella flees north in hopes of finding Rashtica, the alleged kingdom where her kind live in peace. But Aurella can’t run forever, and if she doesn’t learn to embrace her power, the witch hunt she brought about could be her bitter end.

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