BVC Announces Maps to Nowhere by Marie Brennan

Two cities joined by their reflections. A realm of feathered serpents and jaguar-men. A desert where a former goddess seeks the ultimate truth. In this collection, award-winning author Marie Brennan takes you to ten different fantastical lands, including the world of her famed scholar-heroine Lady Trent. Journey with her to places rich and strange: here there be more than just dragons.

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: Making Love

by Brenda W. Clough  Have you noticed how very many stories, and how the sweeping majority of movies, star young people? The hero, the heroine — always under forty, often under thirty. Even Spider-Man’s Aunt May has lost sixty years! … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Witch’s Child by Hunter Morrison

Tyler’s command of the mystifying fighting art called Combat may not be enough to save the life of his dear friend, Molly. In the enchanted Southern California town of Escudillo, nothing is as it seems to be. Rogue clowns roam the streets, a mountain highway twists through the heart of town and no one driving it knows the town is even there, and when an old man, who owns a copper bowl everyone seems to want, dies in a fire, Tyler begins to learn a terrible truth about himself, the town’s past, and deadly peril.

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Alma’s Bookshelf: Midnight at Spanish Gardens

Follow me. Let me take you somewhere. Let me take you to a place which once was real and is now no more, a place that existed as the worst-kept secret of the University where I was young, handed down … Continue reading

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Alma’s Bookshelf: The Were Chronicles

The origins of this series lie in my quintessential problem: I don’t write short stories, at least not easily or often or even willingly. But when I got wind of an upcoming anthology about Were-kind, with the specific fiat that … Continue reading

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New BVC release: Rendezvous by Elinor Groves

Rendezvous Where Immortals Come to Play… Annie Bloom runs the newest branch of Rendezvous, an exclusive luxury resort for the immortal fey, and arranges a gala soiree to celebrate its anniversary. Just as a committee from the Board of Directors … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Taco Del and the Fabled Tree of Destiny by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Taco Del and the Fabled Tree of Destiny A Merlin’s Tale by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff I was ten when mi madre y padre were killed. We lived real close to the Border between Potrero and Embarcadero — just north of … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Joy of Witchcraft by Mindy Klasky

Joy of Witchcraft Jane Madison Series 5 by Mindy Klasky Sometimes a thunderstorm is just a thunderstorm. But not this time. Jane Madison’s school for witches is in session, and the first order of business is an intricate Samhain ritual. … Continue reading

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