Michael McLendon is an actor living in NYC.

His favorite authors are Brandon Sanderson and Mark Lawrence. 

If he's not reading, he's making faces in front of a mirror or watching something with swords and/or explosions.

Behind the Vale(The Vale #1) 29, Sep

Brian D Anderson's Behind the Vale is a JRPG inspired urban fantasy. 

The Court of Broken Knives (Empires of Dust) 22, Sep

*Editor's Choice* The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark is a sharply written tour de force. 

Little Brother (Little Brother #1) 15, Sep

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow is a seminal near future work that makes the challenges of privacy and security in the internet age a tantalizing YA thriller.