Fantasy

A Darker Shade of Magic

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ISBN: 9780765376459
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Published: Tor Books - February 24th, 2015

There are three Londons: Grey London, bereft of magic and ruled by a mad king; Red London, where life and magic are revered; and White London, cutthroat and ruled by murderers. Once there was Black London--but no one speaks of that city now. Officially, Kell is an interworld ambassador. Unofficially, he's a smuggler, carrying trinkets between worlds, until he's tricked into carrying something he shouldn't. Now on the run, Kell must stay alive long enough to discover the truth of the object he carries...and whether Black London may still exist.

Rebecca


The Darkest Part of the Forest

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ISBN: 9780316213073
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

Holly Black's rich and imaginative storytelling weaves a dark, modern fairytale in which those who live in an uneasy peace with the faery folk must be careful of the bargains they strike, and a horned boy asleep in a glass casket in the woods is the keeper of secrets that will change everything for Hazel and Ben--siblings who have been given a faery blessing, or is it curse?

Tildy


The Boundless

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By Kenneth Oppel, Jim Tierney (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781442472884
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 22nd, 2014

Jump aboard the Boundless, a city on a train barreling across the Canadian wilderness, complete with a circus, a Sasquatch, a fiercely-guarded funeral car, and a conniving brakeman intent on getting into it. The only thing standing in his way--Will Everett, a young boy desperate for adventure. As he did in his masterful Airborn series, Kenneth Oppel yet again blends fantasy, history, and folklore to create this masterful, old-school adventure novel.

Mackenzie


When the Sea is Rising Red

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ISBN: 9781250050687
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Published: Square Fish - September 16th, 2014

When seventeen-year-old Felicita's dearest friend kills herself to escape an arranged marriage, Felicita vows that her fate will be different. After faking her own death, she runs from her sheltered life as one of the city's magical elite into the slums, where she brushes elbows with serf and vampire alike. But all is not right in Pelimburg, and soon Felicita must decide whether her loyalties lie with the family she abandoned...or with those who would destroy Pelimburg's caste system, and the whole city along with it. A weird, beautiful book for fans of Doctor Who's "The Vampires of Venice."

Rebecca


The Last Dragonslayer

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ISBN: 9780544104716
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2013

Jennifer Strange, the no nonsense manager of Kazam employment agency for magicians, her burnt orange VW bug, and her pet quarkbeast (equal parts knife drawer, kitchen blender, and Labrador) have to find a way to save the last dragon of the Ununited Kingdoms from the prophesied last dragonslayer...which might just be Jennifer herself. Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams for a younger set.

 

Mackenzie


The Thickety: A Path Begins

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By J. A. White, Andrea Offermann (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062257246
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 6th, 2014

After her mother is accused of witchcraft Kara tries to hold her family together. But when Kara is lured into the cursed forest of the Thickety, she finds an object of immense power and is forced to face the truth about herself and her mother's past. Dark, creepy, and action-packed, with an ending that will leave readers anxious for the next installment.

Katie


The Lost Sun

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ISBN: 9780307977465
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2013

In the United States of Asgard, Norse gods walk among presidents, and Soren Bearskin is trying to escape the long shadow of his warrior father's battle-frenzied death. But when the popular god Baldur (son of Odin) disappears, Soren is thrust into a quest that may prove his berserker inheritance inescapable. Perfect for fans of Norse mythology, The Lost Sun is Percy Jackson for the teenage reader.

Rebecca


The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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ISBN: 9780316043915
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Published: Orbit - February 25th, 2010

Yeine Darr wants only to mourn her mother's death, but her estranged grandfather Dekarta, ruler of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, has other plans. Summoned to the city of Sky and named one of Dekarta's heirs, Yeine must master the politics of the cruel Arameri society if she is to have any chance of winning the throne...and staying alive. Read if you like your fantasy non-Euro-centric, dark, and sexy.

Rebecca


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