Phoenix Rising (Balanced Sword)

By Ryk E. Spoor

Unique exchange Paperback. Breakout delusion epic with robust magic world-building, attractive characters and wondrous adventure.  a tender lady forges herself right into a warrior to avenge her murdered relations and confront a corrupt, evil knighthood that has taken over her local land.

A breakout new fable epic choked with powerful world-building, enticing characters, and wondrous experience.

Kyri: a highborn younger lady whose existence is shattered by way of the homicide of her kin.  yet whilst Kyri flees her loved land Evanwyl, she understands that she is her family’s basically wish for justice, and Evanwyl's merely likelihood to flee a becoming shadow of corruption and destruction. 

Now Kyri needs to enterprise throughout Zarathan, an international close to a protracted foretold Chaos War.  it's a fight that would rend the rules of lifestyles and should bring in a protracted age of darkness –that is, if Kyri and her partners don't achieve maintaining again the tide of evil that's emerging. these partners contain valiant swordsman Tobimar Silverun, Prince of Skysand, exiled at the flip of a card and a prophecy, who's now looking his people’s misplaced native land; and Poplock Duckweed, an not likely hero whose diminutive measurement is as a lot weapon because it is a weak point.

Kyri’s quest is so simple as it truly is profound: discover a mythical, old weapon smith, take in the sword and armor of a brand new order of warrior-defenders, and produce the facility of justice and vengeance to the evil and corruption that has darkened her local land. 

About Phoenix Rising:
“A winner! Phoenix Rising gripped me and drew me in. Kyri, Tobimar, and Poplock grew to become associates, humans I deal with and wish to understand extra approximately and spend extra time with. nice characters, and exciting experience. i would like more!”—Ed Greenwood, best-selling writer of the Forgotten nation-states series

“[E]xciting experience, frightening monsters, unusual gods, and wondrous magic.”—Lawrence Watt-Evans

"I turned very concerned with Kyri's quest for vengeance and justice." -P.C. Hodgell, writer of the best-selling Kencyrath sequence.

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The Oath and the Measure: The Meetings Sextet, Volume Four

By Michael Williams

Secrets of the past.

Although Raistlin and Caramon urge him to not pass, Sturm Brightblade attends an annual Solamnic rite that's interrupted by means of . . .

A stranger, taunting problem. Clues from the earlier. Death.

Once he accepts a mysterious gauntlet, younger Sturm needs to make a perilous trip with a few curious acquaintances, rescue a good if querulous maid, defeat a traitor knight, and examine the key destiny of his long-lost father. He should also research the which means of honor.

The fourth installment within the renowned conferences Sextet tells the tale of Sturm Brightblade, the noble Solamnic Knight, within the years sooner than Sturm joined up with the opposite partners of the best-selling Dragonlance series.

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The Wretched of Muirwood (Legends of Muirwood)

By Jeff Wheeler

within the historic and mystical land of Muirwood, Lia has identified just a lifetime of servitude. classified a “wretched,” an outcast undesirable and unworthy of appreciate, Lia is forbidden to gain her dream to learn or write. All yet doomed, her days are spent toiling away as a kitchen slave below the cost of the Aldermaston, the Abbey’s watchful overseer. but if an injured squire named Colvin is deserted on the kitchen’s doorstep, a chance arises. The nefarious Sheriff Almaguer quickly starts off a manhunt for Colvin, and Lia conspires to conceal Colvin and alter her destiny. in the course of a land torn through a treacherous conflict among a ruthless king and a insurgent military, Lia unearths herself on an ominous trip that would push her to wonder whether her personal hidden magic is sufficient to set issues correct. without delay desirable, mysterious, and magic-infused, The Wretched of Muirwood takes the vintage delusion experience and paints it with a narrative immediately epic, and but, all its own.

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Frostborn (Thrones and Bones)

By Lou Anders

Myth enthusiasts of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and John Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice sequence will embody this primary novel in an adventure-filled, Viking-inspired sequence via a debut writer.
Meet Karn. he's destined to take over the family members farm in Norrøngard. His basically challenge? He’d otherwise be taking part in the board online game Thrones and Bones.
Enter Thianna. part human, part frost giantess. She’s too tall to combination in with different people yet too brief to be taken heavily as an incredible.
When relatives intrigues strength Karn and Thianna to escape into the desert, they must preserve their humorousness and their wits approximately them. yet survival might be demanding whilst you’re being chased through a 1,500-year-old dragon, Helltoppr the undead warrior and his undead minions, an evil uncle, wyverns, and an collection of trolls and giants.
Readers will embark on a sweeping epic delusion as they sign up for Karn and Thianna on a voyage of discovery. Antics and hair-raising escapades abound during this fable experience because the forge a friendship and trip to unknown territory. Their plan: to save lots of their households from harm.
Debut novelist Lou Anders has created a wealthy global of over twenty-five nations inhabited by means of Karn, Thianna, and an array of fantastical creatures, in addition to the Thrones and Bones board video game.

Praise for Frostborn:
"Future enthusiasts of Tolkien and George R.R. Martin can fortunately reduce their serial-fantasy enamel in this first e-book of an eventual series." -Kirkus Reviews

"A enjoyable, fast paced, and hugely relaxing tale." -Garth Nix, bestselling writer of the Abhorsen trilogy

*"...a strong, fast paced tale... The surroundings is wealthy, the characters well-defined, and the chance ever-paramount." -Publishers Weekly, starred

" first-class selection for readers new to the style. the subjects of staying actual to oneself, teamwork, and individuality will resonate with readers." -School Library Journal

"...this available myth brings jointly very diversified young ones sure via universal goals." -Booklist

"The most enjoyable fable i've got learn in a while. . . . positioned me at the ready checklist for booklet 2!" -Amy Plum, overseas bestselling writer of the Die For Me series

From the Hardcover edition.

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Trek to Kraggen-Cor (Mithgar, Book 12; The Silver Call, Book 1)

By Dennis L. McKiernan

Dennis L. McKiernan's world-that-never-was has taken its position beside J R R Tolkien's Middle-Earth and Ursula ok Le Guin's Earthsea as a unique realm of experience and magic with the best-selling Iron Tower Trilogy. Now the 1st e-book of The Silver name Duology keeps the story with a decision to battle! greater than 2 hundred years after the darkish Lord's defeat by means of the courageous alliance of Warrow, human, Dwarf and Elf, evil is back stirring, and guy and Dwarf needs to flip to the small yet stalwart Warrows for reduction. And therefore it's the Peregrin Fairhill and Cotton Buckleburr, keepers of the Silver Horn, locate themselves marching with the Dwarf King on the head of a potent military. they're pledged to steer the best way alongside the just about forgotten route to Kraggen-Cor, mythical realm less than the Mountain. yet Kraggen-Cor is now domestic to all creatures of evil that but stay in Mithgar. or even if Perry and Cotton can reopen the traditional manner, will they be major their allies to wonderful victory-or sure doom?

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White Apples

By Jonathan Carroll

Vincent Ettrich, a genial philanderer, discovers he has died and are available again to existence, yet he has no proposal why, or what the adventure used to be like. steadily, he discovers he used to be introduced again by means of his real love, Isabelle, simply because she is pregnant with their child―a baby who, if raised competently, will play a very important function in saving the universe.

But to be mentioned correct, the kid needs to study what Vincent realized at the different side―if in basic terms Vincent can commit it to memory. On a father's love and fight may possibly count the way forward for every little thing that is.

By turns quirky, romantic, extraordinary, and impossible to resist, White Apples is a story of affection, fatherhood, dying, and existence that may depart you seeing the realm with new eyes.

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The Thousand Names: Book One of the Shadow Campaigns

By Django Wexler

Captain Marcus d’Ivoire, commander of 1 of the Vordanai empire’s colonial garrisons, used to be serving out his days in a sleepy, distant outpost—until a uprising left him answerable for a demoralized strength clinging to a small castle on the fringe of the desert.

To flee from her previous, wintry weather Ihernglass masqueraded as a guy and enlisted as a ranker within the Vordanai Colonials, hoping purely to prevent detect. but if likelihood sees her promoted to command, she needs to lead her males into conflict opposed to very unlikely odds.

Their destiny depends upon Colonel Janus wager Vhalnich. below his command, Marcus and wintry weather consider the tide turning and their allegiance being demonstrated. For Janus’s targets expand past the battlefield and into the area of the supernatural—a realm with the facility to reshape the identified international and alter the lives of every person in its direction.

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Mystic (Soul Seekers)

Since arriving within the dusty wasteland city of appeal, every thing in Daire Santos lifestyles has changed...and now not consistently for the higher. whereas she's come to just accept and embody her new powers as a Soul Seeker, Daire struggles with the accountability she holds navigating among the worlds of the residing and the dead--and her project to defeat the evil Cade Richter. yet Cade's soul is inextricably entwined with that of her boyfriend Dace, placing their like to the final word try out. How can she cannot defeat Cade if it capability destroying Dace too? And is their love robust sufficient to outlive death―and what lies past?
MYSTIC is the 3rd publication within the Soul Seekers, an impressive new sequence a few woman who can navigate among the worlds of the residing and the useless, via number one New York Times bestselling writer Alyson Noël.

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Among Others (Hugo Award Winner - Best Novel)

By Jo Walton

Winner of the 2011 Nebula Award for top Novel

Winner of the 2012 Hugo Award for most sensible Novel

Startling, strange, and but irresistably readable, Among Others is immediately the compelling tale of a tender girl suffering to flee a afflicted adolescence, a super diary of first encounters with the nice novels of recent myth and SF, and a spellbinding story of get away from historic enchantment.

Raised via a half-mad mom who dabbled in magic, Morwenna Phelps came upon safe haven in worlds. As a baby starting to be up in Wales, she performed one of the spirits who made their houses in business ruins. yet her brain chanced on freedom and promise within the technology fiction novels that have been her closest partners. Then her mom attempted to bend the spirits to darkish ends, and Mori used to be pressured to confront her in a paranormal conflict that left her crippled--and her dual sister useless.
Fleeing to her father whom she slightly knew, Mori was once despatched to boarding institution in England-a position all yet without real magic. There, outcast and by myself, she tempted destiny by way of doing magic herself, in an try and discover a circle of like-minded associates. yet her magic additionally drew the eye of her mom, bringing a couple of reckoning that may not be placed off...
Combining parts of autobiography with flights of mind's eye within the demeanour of novels like Jonathan Lethem's The citadel of Solitude, this can be very likely a breakout booklet for an writer whose genius has already been hailed by means of friends like Kelly hyperlink, Sarah Weinman, and Ursula ok. Le Guin.
One of School Library Journal's top grownup Books four teenagers titles of 2011
One of io9's most sensible technology Fiction & delusion books of the 12 months 2011

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Dragon's Time: Dragonriders of Pern

By Todd J. McCaffrey

Even although Lorana cured the plague that used to be killing the dragons of Pern, sacrificing her queen dragon within the procedure, the devastating sickness has left too few dragons alive to struggle the autumn of lethal Thread. As morale at Telgar Weyr plunges within the wake of the common loss, and Weyrwoman Fiona and the harper Kindan fight to maintain desire from vanishing, a pregnant Lorana makes a decision she needs to take drastic steps. not anything wanting manipulating time itself will undo the wear and tear performed via the plague. yet making an attempt time go back and forth may have devastating consequences—altering historical past, and future, ceaselessly. Now, someway, Lorana needs to have the ability to complete what turns out very unlikely: bending the usual legislation of the universe with out wreaking havoc on life itself. to make sure the way forward for Pern, she’s prepared to take the fateful chance—even if it calls for yet one more, some distance larger, sacrifice.

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