James Starke

James Starke
James is 21 years old and has been described as many things in life – pop music lover, book nerd, movie geek, cookie nommer, bookshelf filler, tortured writer, tech dork, television watcher, webcomic addict, fierce supermodel, crazy cat lady, musical fanatic, a loyal Hufflepuff, GLEEk to the Nth degree, pizza eater, future librarian, a horrible procrastinator, Poké-freak, eyeglass wearer, a lover of the arts, and a zombie unicorn that sparkles in the night (well, actually that might’ve just been once). He prefers to describe himself as “a man of odd enthusiasms.”

The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

The Gods of Myth have been reduced from their power and turned into a shadow of their former selves. Living in exile among modern-day humans and being forced to rely on their technology, they live a stagnant life. Many have …

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Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn

Troubled Waters is set in a world where people believe that their lives are ruled by one of the five elements – Air (Elay), Wood (Hunti), Fire (Sweela), Water (Coru) and Earth (Torz). The elements also coincide with physical traits …

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Spellwright by Blake Charlton

Blake Charlton’s Spellwright is set in a world where the ability to understand the written word is the key to being a Spellwright – a person who can wield magic. Nicodemus Weal was once perceived to be the Halycon, a …

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Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud

Bartimaeus of Uruk, millenia old djinni of mid-rank (fourth level, if it pleases you to know), is a master of all things wit. He has faced spirits far above him and triumphed (though most of the time it's just from sheer luck and maybe a couple well placed detonations in the nether-regions); he's served countless masters of great...

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