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Knot Gneiss (Xanth, No. 34)

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By Piers Anthony

Wenda Woodwife has a knotty problem--her temper swings have despatched her cherished husband, Prince captivating, off on event. She seeks the medication from the great Magician Humphrey, simply to find that he has a knotty challenge of his personal and that in basic terms Wenda Woodwife can assist him.

She'll desire partners. fortunately, in Xanth magical partners are by no means distant, and all roads bring about Adventure.

This thirty fourth installment within the saga of the paranormal land of Xanth proves the long-lasting attraction of Piers Anthony's peerless creation.

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Incarceron

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By Catherine Fisher

Incarceron is a jail so monstrous that it comprises not just cells and corridors, yet steel forests, dilapidated towns, and wasteland. it's been sealed for hundreds of years, and just one guy has ever escaped. Finn has constantly been a prisoner right here. even though he has no reminiscence of his adolescence, he's yes he got here from open air. His hyperlink to the surface, his likelihood to damage loose, is Claudia, the warden's daughter, herself decided to flee an prepared marriage. they're up opposed to most unlikely odds, yet something looms chiefly: Incarceron itself is alive . . .

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The Wizard and the Dragon

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By Joseph Anderson

A boy flees from his domestic after witnessing it being burned to the floor via a dragon. In attempting to get away along with his existence, he stumbles upon a paranormal tower and its proprietor: a robust yet mysterious wizard. The boy reveals a secure haven within the tower's partitions yet quickly unearths that no longer all is because it seems to be. there's threat lurking lower than the tower.

The Wizard and the Dragon follows the tale of Bryce as he grows from a boy to a guy, and from an apprentice to a grasp wizard. His lifestyles within the tower is full of magic and beauty, but in addition twists and turns. now not every thing is because it seems.

This is the 1st tale in what's presently a trilogy: The Wizard and the Dragon, The Monster Slayer sequence One, and The Monster Slayer sequence Two.

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The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, Book 4.5)

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By Stephen King

In The Wind throughout the Keyhole, Stephen King returns to the wealthy panorama of Mid-World, the miraculous territory of the darkish Tower fable saga that stands as his so much beguiling fulfillment.
Roland Deschain and his ka-tetJake, Susannah, Eddie, and Oy, the billy-bumbler—encounter a ferocious typhoon simply after crossing the River Whye on their technique to the Outer Baronies. As they defend from the howling gale, Roland tells his neighbors not only one unusual tale yet . . . and in so doing, casts new mild on his personal bothered earlier.
In his early days as a gunslinger, within the guilt-ridden 12 months following his mother’s loss of life, Roland is shipped by means of his father to enquire proof of a murderous shape-shifter, a “skin-man” preying upon the inhabitants round Debaria. Roland takes cost of invoice Streeter, the courageous yet terrified boy who's the only real surviving witness to the beast’s newest slaughter. just a youngster himself, Roland calms the boy and prepares him for the next day’s trials by way of reciting a narrative from the Magic stories of the Eld that his mom frequently learn to him at bedtime. “A person’s by no means too outdated for stories,” Roland says to invoice. “Man and boy, lady and girl, by no means too previous. we are living for them.” And certainly, the story that Roland unfolds, the legend of Tim Stoutheart, is a undying treasure for every age, a narrative that lives for us.
King started the darkish Tower sequence in 1974; it received momentum within the Eighties; and he introduced it to an exhilarating end while the final 3 novels have been released in 2003 and 2004. The Wind in the course of the Keyhole is bound to fascinate avid fanatics of the darkish Tower epic. yet this novel additionally stands by itself for all readers, a fascinating and haunting trip to Roland’s global and testimony to the ability of Stephen King’s storytelling magic.

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Orb Sceptre Throne: A Novel of the Malazan Empire (Novels of the Malazan Empire)

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By Ian C. Esslemont

The epic new bankruptcy within the background of Malaz―the new epic delusion from Steven Erikson's buddy and co-creator of this notable and intriguing imagined world.

Darujhistan, urban of goals, urban of blue flames, is peaceable finally; its voters unfastened to come back to politicking, bickering, buying and selling and, especially, having fun with the great things in existence. but there are those that won't permit the earlier to stay buried. A pupil digging within the plains stumbles throughout an old sealed vault. The service provider Humble degree schemes to force out the rest Malazan invaders. And the surviving brokers of a long-lost energy are stirring, for they experience switch and so, chance. whereas, as ever on the centre of every little thing, a thief in a purple waistcoat and of rotund proportions walks the streets, juggling in a single hand custard pastries, and within the different the destiny of the town itself.

Far to the south, fragments of the substantial Moon's Spawn have crashed into the Rivan Sea making a sequence of isles...and a fortune hunter's dream. A Malazan veteran calling himself 'Red' ventures out to aim his luck―and might be say so long to outdated neighbors. yet there he reveals way over he'd bargained for because the rush to say the Spawn's treasures descends right into a mad scramble of chaos and bloodshed. For powers from the world over have amassed right here, trying to find the mythical Throne of evening. The influence of those occasions are a ways attaining, it sort of feels. On an unremarkable island off the coast of Genabackis, a those who had grew to become their backs upon all such strivings now carry their masked faces in the direction of the mainland and keep in mind the traditional prophesy of a return.

And what in regards to the ex-Claw of the Malazan Empire who now walks the uttermost fringe of production? His mission―the good fortune or failure of which the Queen of desires observed lengthy ago―is destined to form excess of a person may have ever imagined.

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Hawkwood and the Kings: Hawkwood's Voyage & The Heretic Kings (Monarchies of God, Books 1-2)

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By Paul Kearney

This omnibus e-book includes the 1st novels within the Monarchies of God series—Hawkwood's Voyage and The Heretic Kings.

THE WESTERN international IS BURNING...

For Richard Hawkwood and his team, a determined enterprise to hold refugees to the uncharted land around the nice Western Ocean deals the one probability of get away from the Inceptines' pyres. within the East, Lofantyr, Abeleyn and Mark—three of the 5 Ramusian Kings—have defied the harsh pontiff's purge and needs to struggle to carry their thrones via excommunication, intrigue and civil conflict. within the quiet monastery urban of Charibon, humble clergymen make a discovery that would switch the full international. Aekir, the Holy urban, has fallen and all now turns out misplaced, yet even at the eve of destruction the devoted nonetheless warfare among themselves...

Hawkwood and the Kings collects Hawkwood's Voyage and The Heretic Kings, the 1st books in Paul Kearney's staggering The Monarchies of God cycle.

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Les secret de Castelcerf (L'Assassin Royal, Tome 9)

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By Robin Hobb

Après avoir tiré le prince Devoir des griffes des fidèles du prince Pie et l’avoir ramené sain et sauf auprès de sa mère, au château de Castelcerf, Fitz, toujours dissimulé sous le nom de Tom Blaireau, croit avoir terminé sa venture. Il songe à regagner sa chaumière isolée pour y reprendre l’existence tranquille de ses quinze dernières années. C’est sans compter avec los angeles reine Kettricken et son conseiller, Umbre, qui lui demandent instamment de rester pour enseigner l’Art au prince. Il accepte finalement cette nouvelle venture. S’y ajoute bientôt los angeles cost de surveiller l. a. délégation d’Outre-mer qui escorte l. a. fiancée du prince et semble poursuivre des visées secrètes.

Tandis que l. a. guerre civile threat le royaume des Six-Duchés à reason des fidèles du prince Pie qui demeurent dangereusement insoumis, Fitz, toujours prêt à défendre los angeles reason du royaume, doit se démultiplier.

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Talulla Rising

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By Glen Duncan

With a similar vicious mind's eye, blood-dark humor, and ferocious narrative strength of his bestselling novel The final Werewolf, Glen Duncan now promises a heroine like no other.
 
Grieving for her werewolf lover, Jake, whose violent demise has left her on my own along with her personal chic monstrousness, Talulla Demetriou is pregnant and at the run, fleeing to a distant Alaskan hotel to have her baby in mystery. There, together with her youngster son in her palms, it seems like the worst is over. till the door bursts open and she or he discovers that the nightmare is simply simply starting. stricken by guilt and fuelled via rage, Talulla is abruptly plunged right into a race opposed to time to save lots of her son.  Pursued via lethal forces, together with (rumor has it) the oldest residing vampire in the world, the chances look hopeless. except, in fact, a mother's love for her baby seems to be the deadliest strength of all. . .

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The Legend of Zelda: The Stargate Chronicles

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By Allen Martin Bair

The Stargate Atlantis crew is drawn into Hyrule's everlasting clash while Princess Zelda is mysteriously introduced during the Stargate to Atlantis in the world. includes crossover parts from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword; Stargate: SG-1 and Atlantis; Myst; country Hearts; and The Lord of the earrings. this can be a banquet for Sci-Fi and delusion RPG fanfiction lovers.

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The Knight: Book One of The Wizard Knight

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By Gene Wolfe

A younger guy in his children is transported from our international to a paranormal realm that includes seven degrees of truth. in a short time remodeled by means of magic right into a grown guy of heroic proportions, he is taking the identify capable and units out on a quest to discover the sword that has been promised to him, a sword he'll get from a dragon, the single very designated blade that might support him satisfy his lifestyles ambition to turn into a knight and a real hero.
Inside, notwithstanding, capable is still a boy, and he needs to develop in each feel to outlive the hazards and delights that lie forward in encounters with giants, elves, wizards, and dragons. His event will finish subsequent yr within the moment quantity of The Wizard Knight, The Wizard.
Gene Wolfe is likely one of the most generally praised masters of SF and fable. he's the winner of the area fable Award for all times fulfillment, the Nebula Award, two times, the area fable Award, two times, the toilet W. Campbell Memorial Award, the British delusion Award, and France's Prix Apollo. His well known successes contain the four-volume vintage The e-book of the hot Sun.
With this new sequence, Wolfe not just surpasses all of the preferred style writers of the final 3 a long time, he is taking at the legends of the prior century, in a piece that might be favorably in comparison with the easiest of J. R. R. Tolkien, E. R. Eddison, Mervyn Peake, and
T. H. White. this can be a book---and a series---for the a while, from probably the best dwelling author in (or open air) the myth genre.

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