The Curse of Chalion (Chalion series)

By Lois McMaster Bujold

A guy damaged in physique and spirit, Cazaril returns to the noble loved ones he as soon as served as web page and is called secretary-tutor to the gorgeous, strong-willed sister of the impetuous boy who's subsequent in line to rule. it truly is an project Cazaril dreads, for it needs to finally lead him to where he such a lot fears: the royal court docket of Cardegoss, the place the strong enemies who as soon as positioned him in chains now occupy lofty positions.

But it really is greater than the traitorous intrigues of villains that threaten Cazaril and the Royesse Iselle the following, for a sinister curse hangs like a sword over the full blighted condo of Chalion. And simply via utilizing the darkest, so much forbidden of magics can Cazaril desire to guard his royal cost -- an act that might mark him as a device of the dazzling . . . and catch him in a deadly maze of demonic paradox.

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Rapture: A Novel of the Fallen Angels

By J.R. Ward

Out of the wickedly creative mind's eye of number one New York Times bestselling writer J.R. Ward comes an international the place sin and salvation collide in a conflict for the way forward for mankind—where a cynical fallen angel struggles opposed to the seven lethal sins and a demon’s trap over seven selected souls…

Mels Carmichael, reporter for the Caldwell Courier magazine, will get the surprise of her lifestyles whilst a guy stumbles in entrance of her motor vehicle open air the neighborhood cemetery. After the twist of fate, his amnesia is simply the type of secret she loves to remedy, yet she quickly discovers they’re in over their heads together with his earlier. Over their heads with ardour, too. As shadows stroll the road among fact and one other realm, and her lover’s reminiscence starts back, the 2 of them examine that not anything is really lifeless and buried. specially while you’re trapped in a no holds barred struggle among angels and demons. With a soul at the line, and Mels’s center in danger, what in Heaven—or in Hell—will it take to avoid wasting them either?

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The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials

By Philip Pullman

The spellbinding sequel to The Golden Compass, the trendy fable vintage that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time maximum Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "Top a hundred e-book of All Time," keeps the epic event, catapulting readers among worlds, and towards a devastating discovery.

Lost in a brand new global, Lyra reveals Will—a boy at the run, a murderer—a important and welcome best friend. For this can be a global the place soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches proportion the skies with troops of angels.

Each is searching—Lyra for the which means of darkish topic, Will for his lacking father—but what they locate as an alternative is a perilous mystery, a knife of untold strength. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, their destinies are sure together...until they're break up apart.

A number one New York Times Bestseller
Published in forty Countries

“Just as quick-moving and unputdownable as The Golden Compass. . . . The mysteries deepen and the wonders develop much more extravagant.” —The Washington Post

“Pullman’s mind's eye soars . . . A literary rollercoaster journey you won’t are looking to miss.”—The Boston Globe

“The tale gallops with ferocious momentum . . . Devilishly inventive.” —The long island instances ebook Review

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Lost: A Novel

By Gregory Maguire

“A magnificent, perceptive, and deeply relocating fable.”
Boston Sunday Globe

 

Publishers Weekly calls Gregory Maguire’s Lost “a deftly written, compulsively readable modern day ghost story.” Brilliantly weaving jointly the literary threads of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, and the Jack the Ripper stories, the bestselling writer of The depraved Years canon creates a charming fairy story for the fashionable global. With Lost, Maguire—who re-imagined a darker, extra harmful oz., and encouraged the production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway blockbuster Wicked—delivers a haunting story of shadows and phantoms and issues going bump within the evening, confirming his popularity as “one of latest fiction’s so much guaranteed myth-makers” (Kirkus Reviews).

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Unraveling

By Elizabeth Norris

Corresponding to Before I Fall, Elizabeth Norris's Unraveling blends reasonable coming-of-age concerns and heart-stopping romance with whatever slightly bit extra. as a result, a gripping technological know-how fiction world.

Unraveling's heroine, seventeen-year-old Janelle Tenner, is used to having loads of accountability. She balances operating as a lifeguard in San Diego with an extreme educational agenda. Janelle's mom is bipolar, and her dad is a workaholic FBI agent, this means that Janelle additionally has to seem out for her more youthful brother.

And that used to be before she died...and is introduced again to lifestyles by means of Ben Michaels, a mysterious, pleasing loner from her highschool. The extra Janelle attempts to determine him out, the extra she starts off to think he is hooked up to a case her father is operating on. the only the place individuals are demise of radiation poisoning and the physique count number is emerging. the person who includes a wierd clock that appears to be like counting right down to the earth's destruction. If Janelle desires to cease the clock and store the realm, she has twenty-four days to discover Ben's secrets--and maintain from falling in love with him.

From debut writer Elizabeth Norris, comes this shattering novel of 1 girl's struggle to avoid wasting herself, her global, and the boy she by no means observed coming.

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The Child Thief: A Novel

By Brom

Peter is quickly, bold, and entire of mischief—and like any boys, he likes to play, notwithstanding his video games frequently lead to blood. His eyes are gleaming gold, and while he graces you along with his smile you're his buddy for all times, yet his promised land is not Neverland.

Fourteen-year-old Nick could were murdered by means of the drug purchasers preying on his relatives had Peter no longer kept him. Now the irresistibly charismatic wild boy desires Nick to persist with him to a mystery position of serious experience, the place magic is alive and also you by no means become old. even if he's cautious of Peter's loopy speak of faeries and monsters, Nick has the same opinion. in spite of everything, big apple urban is not any longer secure for him, and what extra may well he very likely lose?

There is always extra to lose.

Accompanying Peter to a grey and ravished island that used to be a lush, enchanted paradise, Nick reveals himself unwittingly recruited for a conflict that has raged for centuries—one the place he needs to learn how to struggle or die one of the "Devils," Peter's savage tribe of misplaced and stolen children.

There, Peter's darkish prior is published: left to wolves as an child, despised and hunted, Peter strikes restlessly among the worlds of faerie and guy. the kid Thief is a pace-setter of bloodthirsty childrens, a courageous good friend, and a creature pushed to do no matter what he needs to to prevent the "Flesh-eaters" and shop the final, wild magic during this demise land.

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Apocalypse (Magic the Gathering: Invasion Cycle, Book 3)

By J. Robert King

The top is near!

Phyrexian plagues and surprise troops have taken their toll. the ultimate degree of the invasion has started, and the darkish lord Yawgmoth himself plans to go over into Dominaria to say his prize. With time operating out, the battered heroes’ final desire to avoid wasting their domestic lies in an old, untested weapon, a jumble of artifacts often called the Legacy.

Bear witness to the apocalypse.

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The Bard and the Beast (The Kingdom of Wrenly)

By Jordan Quinn, Robert McPhillips

Prince Lucas discovers that usually track is the single option to defeat a savage beast during this latest event from the fantastical state of Wrenly series.

Prince Lucas doesn't are looking to learn how to play the lute. He may a lot otherwise be open air exploring together with his ally Clara. whilst a touring bard can pay a trip to the fortress, he attempts to persuade the younger prince that there's magic in song, yet Lucas isn’t falling for it. And whilst the 2 opt for a stroll within the hills and bump into a ferocious monster, Lucas learns that the bard may perhaps simply be telling the reality after all.

With easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly each web page, the dominion of Wrenly bankruptcy books are ideal for starting readers.

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Burning Tower

By Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle

Go back to the "vivid and weird" (Kirkus Reviews) international of Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle's The Burning City, the place the hearth god has retreated into fable, leaving the citizens of Tep's city unprotected for the 1st time of their background.

regrettably, a fiery destiny is not the merely possibility the city is dealing with. From out of the wasteland come monsters -- nice birds with blades rather than wings, pushed through a few unknown strength. even if they are often killed, the chance those terror birds pose is worse than dying. probability at the roads capacity no alternate. No alternate implies that Tep's city might be not more.

despatched by means of the Lords of Lordshills to find the resource of the phobia birds, Lord Sandry and his liked, Burning Tower, needs to trip right into a international the place magic continues to be robust -- and the place a person or something waits to ruin them!

jam-packed with the sweeping event, memorable characters, and creative world-building that experience outlined the novels of Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, Burning Tower is one other triumph.

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Smoke and Ashes (The Smoke Trilogy, Book 3)

By Tanya Huff

Tanya Huff’s supernatural fable Smoke sequence, with a gothic twist • mixture of ghostly secret, paranormal horror, and darkish humor • Lamba Award nominated
 
Fans of the X-Files and Twin Peaks will love acclaimed grasp of latest fable Tanya Huff’s twisted model of vampires, wizards, and television terror. 
 
Tony Foster, fledgling wizard and now trainee assistant director on Darkest Night—the syndicated vampire detective show—is hoping that they just supernatural occasions he’ll be stuck up in are these within the script. 
 
But that isn’t intended to be, for a demonic convergence is set to start, growing susceptible spots during which lesser demons could input the realm. To complicate concerns, Leah, the particularly seductive stuntwoman who freelances for the exhibit, is an immortal Demongate. should still Leah die, the Demongate will open and her sensual demon grasp will wreak havoc upon the unsuspecting human race.
 
Can Tony—with the aid of Leah, Henry, a tabloid reporter, a Mountie, and the solid of Darkest Night—halt a demonic invasion and stave off the top of the realm?

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