Prince of Fools (The Red Queen's War)

By Mark Lawrence

First in a new sequence from the writer of The damaged Empire Trilogy.

The pink Queen is previous however the kings of the damaged Empire dread her like no different. For all her reign she has fought the lengthy battle, contested in mystery, opposed to the powers that stand at the back of international locations, for greater stakes than land or gold. Her maximum weapon is The Silent Sister—unseen by means of so much and unstated of through all.

The purple Queen’s grandson, Prince Jalan Kendeth—drinker, gambler, seducer of women—is one that can see The Silent Sister. 10th in line for the throne and content material together with his position as a minor royal, he pretends that the hideous crone isn't really there. yet struggle is coming. Witnesses declare an undead military is at the march, and the pink Queen has referred to as on her family members to safeguard the area. Jal thinks it’s all a rumor—nothing that would have an effect on him.

But he's fallacious…

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Stone of Farewell (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Book 2)

By Tad Williams

New York Times-bestselling Tad Williams’ landmark epic myth saga of Osten Ard starts off an exhilarating new cycle! 
 
“One of my favourite fable series.” —George R. R. Martin • “Groundbreaking.” —Patrick Rothfuss • “One of the nice fable epics of all time.” —Christopher Paolini
 
Tad Williams brought readers to the impressive fable international of Osten Ard in his the world over bestselling sequence reminiscence, Sorrow, and Thorn. The trilogy encouraged a new release of contemporary myth writers, together with George R.R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Christopher Paolini, and outlined Tad Williams as probably the most very important myth writers of our time.
 
BOOK : STONE OF FAREWELL
 
It is a time of darkness, dread, and supreme checking out for the area of Osten Ard, for the wild magic and terrifying minions of the undead Sithi ruler, Ineluki the typhoon King, are spreading their doubtless undefeatable evil around the kingdom.
 
With the very land blighted by way of the facility of Ineluki’s wrath, the tattered remnants of a once-proud human military flee looking for a final sanctuary and rallying point—the Stone of Farewell, a spot shrouded in secret and old sorrow.
 
An at the same time Prince Josua seeks to rally his scattered forces, Simon and the surviving individuals of the League of the Scroll are desperately suffering to find the reality at the back of an almost-forgotten legend, so that it will take them from the fallen citadels of people to the key heartland of the Sithi—where near-immortals needs to finally make a decision no matter if to best friend with the race of fellows in a last battle opposed to these in their personal blood.
 
After the landmark reminiscence, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy, the epic saga of Osten Ard keeps with the brand-new novel, The middle of What was once Lost. Then don’t omit the approaching trilogy, The final King of Osten Ard, starting with The Witchwood Crown!
 
Praise for Osten Ard:
 
“Inspired me to jot down my very own seven-book trilogy.... It’s one in all my favourite fable series.”
—George R. R. Martin, New York Times-bestselling writer of The online game of Thrones
 
“Groundbreaking...changed how humans considered the style, and cleared the path for thus a lot sleek delusion. together with mine.”
—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times-bestselling writer of The identify of the Wind
 
“Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn is likely one of the nice myth epics of all time.”
—Christopher Paolini, New York Times-bestselling writer of Eragon

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The Devil's Apprentice

By Jan Siegel

The satan is retiring… yet who’s taking on? in the home with out entrance door, a bunch of youngsters are trapped in varied dimensions of fantasy and background, present process the pains that might form them to step into his cloven shoes – or wreck them...

The satan is retiring… yet who’s taking on?

while teenage Pen inherits the task of caretaker for a London development with out doorways and just a mystery front from the caretaker’s inn – which she must not ever use – little does she are aware of it will lead her into incredible chance.
For Azmordis, sometimes called devil, a spirit as outdated as Time and as strong because the darkish, Immortality is operating out. in the home without entrance door, a bunch of childrens are trapped in diversified dimensions of fantasy and background, present process the pains that might form them to step into his cloven sneakers – or break them.
Assisted by means of merely by means of an aspiring teenage chef referred to as Gavin and Jinx, a tender witch with extra face-piercing than fae-power, Pen needs to try and cease the Devil’s lethal video game plan – ahead of it’s too past due.

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Peter & Max: A Fables Novel

By Bill Willingham

The seriously acclaimed first-ever prose novel released via DC/Vertigo — now in alternate paperback.

Set within the inventive realm of the award-winning comedian booklet sequence FABLES, the publication occurs in the past, within the private darkish of The Black woodland. brothers — Peter Piper and his older brother Max — come across ominous forces that fluctuate them either irreparably. therefore starts off an epic story of sibling contention, magic, song and revenge that spans medieval instances to the current day, whilst their lethal clash surfaces within the placid calm of recent day Fabletown.

PETER & MAX: A FABLES NOVEL beneficial properties the prose of award-winning comedian booklet author invoice Willingham and the luxurious ink drawings of FABLES artist Steve Leialoha. the unconventional additionally finds secrets and techniques of a few of the ordinary FABLES sequence forged individuals together with Bigby Wolf, Frau Totenkinder and Bo Peep. additionally incorporated is an 8-page sequential tale through Willingham and Leialoha that serves as a bridge to the FABLES titles.

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Wings of Wrath: Book Two of the Magister Trilogy

By C.S. Friedman

A masterwork of myth from the writer of Feast of Souls...

Kamala, a peasant lady, has claimed the strong sorcery of the Magisters as her own-the skill to attract at the energy of the human soul with no demise for it. yet in her upward push to strength she unearths herself hunted through the brotherhood, and flees to a land the place spells are warped by way of a deadly curse. A land that even Magisters fear...

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The Bull and the Spear (Eternal Champion Sequence: Corum, Book 4)

By Michael Moorcock

Unique book: 1973

In the traditional fortress Erorn, Corum of the Scarlet gown dwells in isolation and sorrow. He has out-lived his nice love, Rhalina, and is suffering from voices in his dreams—a crowd of shadowy figures chanting his identify. not able to disregard their demands aid to any extent further, he'll shuttle via eons of time to an age of tragedy, the place the folks of Tuha-na-Cremm Croich, descendants of Rhalina, are persecuted by means of the enormous gods of the chilly Folk.
A nice black bull has the facility had to defeat the monsters of a brand new age. yet to tame the bull, the everlasting Champion needs to shuttle to the fatally appealing island of Hy-Breasail to discover the invincible and magical Spear Bryionak...

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Naamah's Kiss (Kushiel Legacy)

By Jacqueline Carey

As soon as there have been nice magicians born to the Maghuin Dhonn; the people of the Brown undergo, the oldest tribe in Alba. yet generations in the past, the best of all of them broke a sacred oath sworn within the identify of all his humans. Now, purely small presents stay to them. via her lineage, Moirin possesses such presents - the power to summon the twilight and hide herself, and the ability to coax crops to develop.

Moirin has a mystery, too. From youth onward, she senses the presence of unexpected gods in her existence; the intense girl, and the guy with a seedling cupped in his palm. Raised within the desolate tract through her reclusive mom, it is not till she comes of age that Moirin learns how illustrious, if combined, her historical past is. the good granddaughter of Alais the clever, baby of the Maghuin Donn, and a cousin of the Cruarch of Alba, Moirin learns her father was once a D'Angeline priest devoted to serving Naamah, goddess of wish.

After Moirin undergoes the rites of maturity, she unearths divine acceptance...on the situation that she satisfy an unknown future that lies someplace past the sea. or even oceans. past Terre d'Ange the place she reveals her father, within the a long way reaches of far-off Ch'in, Moirin's talents are a real present whilst dealing with the vengeful plans of an bold mage, a noble warrior princess eager to retailer her father's throne, and the spirit of a celestial dragon.

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Storm Glass

By Maria V. Snyder

Award-winning writer Maria V. Snyder brings readers right into a global of molten magic, the place storms should be captured inside a pitcher orb and a magician's powers can stay hidden…until challenged through enemy forces. 

As a glassmaker and a magician-in-training, Opal Cowan knows trial via fireplace. anyone has sabotaged the Stormdancer clan's glass orbs, killing their strongest magicians. The Stormdancers—particularly the mysterious and mercurial Kade—require Opal's exact abilities to avoid it from occurring back. but if the project is going awry, Opal needs to faucet right into a new form of magic. but the extra she delves into the intrigue at the back of the glass and magic, the extra distorted issues look. With lives striking within the balance—including her own—Opal needs to keep watch over her powers…powers which could result in catastrophe past something she's ever known.

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From The Two Rivers: The Eye of the World, Book 1 (Wheel of Time (Starscape))

By Robert Jordan

An American Library organization “Best Books for younger Adults”

A VOYA “Best Books for younger Adults”

For Rand al’Thor and his buddies, lifestyles within the sleepy village of Emond’s box has been beautiful uninteresting. until eventually the looks on competition evening of Moiraine, a mysterious girl who claims to be an Aes Sdeai—a magician who can wield the single energy. quickly after, the village is attacked by means of Trollocs—a savage tribe of half-men half-beasts. Rand’s father is almost killed. yet for Rand, the scoop will get worse. It was once no longer the village the Trollocs have been after, Moiraine tells him. It was once you, Rand.

Rand and his associates are compelled to escape. yet his break out will carry him nose to nose with the darkish One...the strongest strength of evil within the universe.

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Fireblood (Whispers from Mirrowen)

By Jeff Wheeler

Tyrus of Kenatos has made it his life’s paintings to banish the plagues that ravage the kingdoms. He believes the reply to finishing the devastation lies within the Scourgelands. but, Tyrus’s first excursion into the cursed woods failed after being defeated by means of mysterious minions who stalked and killed so much of his band.

Now a prisoner in his personal tower, Tyrus has summoned his nephew Annon—a Druidecht owning innate magic known as the fireblood—on the guise of discovering a hidden treasure with which to buy his dual sister Hettie’s freedom. yet actually, Tyrus is utilizing his niece and nephew, and their magic, as a chance to flee and resume his determined undertaking. And to help them, he has enlisted the warrior-monk Paedrin—who is sort of as eco-friendly because the siblings by way of touring those bothered lands. The trio is set, and alongside the best way they develop to belief every one other—and new additions to the group—in order to complete their missions…whether or now not these missions are one and a similar.

But the Arch-Rike—ruthless ruler of Kenatos—has realized of those plans, and has despatched the fearsome Kishion to smash all those who oppose him. Now Tyrus and his unwitting allies needs to face down not just the plague, yet this new enemy—and satisfy their quest sooner than a clean horror is unleashed at the world…

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