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Get a Free Witchy Halloween Background for your Desktop or Phone

October is here! I am so ready for spooky season. My Halloween decorations are out, I’ve stocked up on pumpkin spice, and my Scaredy Cat Bingo Board is ready. If you like Halloween as much as I do, then you may want to celebrate with a festive urban fantasy background for your computer or phone. Good news: I’ve got some you can use. Left click … Continue reading Get a Free Witchy Halloween Background for your Desktop or Phone

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Who’s Doing Scaredy Cat Bingo This Year?

Scaredy Cat Bingo is my favorite reading challenge. It just has so many great categories for urban fantasy books. Created by Cats Luv Coffee Book Reviews, it runs all year, but I like to do it in October because it has such cute Halloween vibes. Since it does run all year, I don’t feel bad pre-adding a few books that I finished earlier this year … Continue reading Who’s Doing Scaredy Cat Bingo This Year?

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By Earth by T. Thorn Coyle is a Down-to-Earth Urban Fantasy

*This post contains affiliate links. Book Description The new witch in town. A man with ghostly baggage. To protect her new home, she’ll need to battle corruption with magic. Cassiel moved to Portland to escape the literal ghosts of her past. But when the nervous witch meets a handsome construction worker named Joe, the last thing she wants is to get an earful from the … Continue reading By Earth by T. Thorn Coyle is a Down-to-Earth Urban Fantasy

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6 Purrfect Black Cats in Fantasy Fiction

Few animals give off witchy, supernatural vibes more than a black cat. That’s probably why they appear so often in fantasy fiction. Sidekicks, mentors, minions—black cats can be a lot of things, looking beautiful and mysterious all the while. Here a few of my favorite black cats from books, comics, and TV. Thackery Binx Maybe not the best start, since he’s not truly a cat—rather … Continue reading 6 Purrfect Black Cats in Fantasy Fiction

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The 5 Scariest Parts of Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

I finished Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt this week, and it was terrifyingly awesome. As a total wimp, I usually don’t go for scary books, but this mix of horror and urban fantasy has such a good premise that I had to try it. Here’s the blurb: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina meets Stranger Things in award-winning author S. A. Hunt’s Burn the Dark, first … Continue reading The 5 Scariest Parts of Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

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4 Reasons You Should Read Dish Duty Right Now

Dish Duty is an urban fantasy story about a witch and a werewolf trying to clean their apartment. It’s one of my favorite webcomics, and you should definitely read it. Here’s why. It’s Super Short The comic is seven pages total, so you can finish it in a minute or two. Even if you end up not liking it (because you’re heartless and hate joy … Continue reading 4 Reasons You Should Read Dish Duty Right Now

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Free Urban Fantasy Ebooks: Schools of Magic

Looking for a new urban fantasy series to start? If you like stories about magical academies, you’re in luck. Here are three first-in-series ebooks set at schools of magic that you can download for free. A few things to keep in mind: Not all of these deals are permanent, so make sure to double-check the price before downloading to make sure the sale hasn’t expired. … Continue reading Free Urban Fantasy Ebooks: Schools of Magic

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3 Extremely Different but Equally Excellent Books About Vampires

Vampires have bitten such a huge chunk out of pop culture that you can put them in almost any type of story, and they fit. Supernatural horror? Classic. Sweet romance? Awesome. Superhero Fantasy? Yes, please. I’ve been reading a lot of vampire books lately. Here are three that I strongly recommend but that almost don’t seem like they belong on a list together because they’re … Continue reading 3 Extremely Different but Equally Excellent Books About Vampires