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A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin
Here is the first volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best ...[more]
Stone of Tears - Terry Goodkind
Kahlan has at last gained the one goal she had always thought was beyond her grasp ... love. Against all odds, the ancient bonds of secret oaths, and the dark talents of men long dead, Richard has won her heart.

Amid sudden and disastrous even...[more]
Wizard's First Rule - Terry Goodkind
Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of the Sword of Truth. In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help ... and more. His world, his very...[more]
Wizard's First Rule - Terry Goodkind
Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of the Sword of Truth. In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help ... and more. His world, his very...[more]
Blood of the Fold - Terry Goodkind
An Epic of Two Worlds

In a world as rich and real as our own, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell stand against the ancient forces which besiege the New World-- forces so terrible that when last they threatened, they could only be withstood b...[more]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
The Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring near-scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom-designed slipcase is foil-st...[more]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
The Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring near-scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom-designed slipcase is foil-st...[more]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
The Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring near-scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom-designed slipcase is foil-st...[more]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
The Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring near-scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom-designed slipcase is foil-st...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J.K. Rowling
This must-read fantasy takes you inside Hogwarts again for Harry's 6th year. What's in store for the wizard and his friends? What danger does his greatest enemy have planned? And who is the half-blood prince? Find out in this long-awaited adventure!\...[more]
The Last Dragonlord (Earthlight) - Joanne Bertin
Sweeping readers along at a breakneck speed with breathtaking imagery and effortlessly readable prose, Ms. Bertin has created a thrilling new mythos, fresh in conception and filled with the joy of discovery, scope and enchanting to read, with charact...[more]
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
Book 2 of the Harry Potter Series.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
Book 2 of the Harry Potter Series.
Temple of the Winds - Terry Goodkind
On the red moon will come the firestorm...

Wielding the Sword of Truth, Richard Rahl has battled death itself and come to the defense of the D'Haran people. But now the power-mad Emperor Jagang confronts Richard with a swift and inexorabl...[more]
Temple of the Winds - Terry Goodkind
On the red moon will come the firestorm...

Wielding the Sword of Truth, Richard Rahl has battled death itself and come to the defense of the D'Haran people. But now the power-mad Emperor Jagang confronts Richard with a swift and inexorabl...[more]
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bil...[more]
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bil...[more]
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bil...[more]
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bil...[more]
The Fellowship of the Ring - J.R.R. Tolkien
Part one of The Lord of the Rings,Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings.

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power -- the means by which he intends to rule Mi...[more]
The Fellowship of the Ring - J.R.R. Tolkien
Part one of The Lord of the Rings,Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings.

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power -- the means by which he intends to rule Mi...[more]
Harry Potter and the Sorceror - J.K. Rowling
An eleven-year-old orphan named Harry Potter lives in Great Britain with his aunt, uncle, and cousin, who all treat him terribly. He learns that he is actually a wizard, and famous in the wizarding world that coexists with what we think of as the Re...[more]
Night World - L.J. Smith

Vampires, werewolves, witches, shapeshifters -- they live among us without our knowledge. Night World is their secret society, a secret society with very strict rules. And falling in love breaks all the laws of the Night World.[more]

Anathem - Neal Stephenson

Anathem, the latest invention by the New York Times bestselling author of Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle, is a magnificent creation: a work of great scope, intelligence, and imagination that ushers readers into a ...[more]

The Return of the King - J.R.R. Tolkien
The third volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure The Lord of the Rings

"An extraordinary work -- pure excitement." -- New York Times Book Review

"A triumphant close...a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An ...[more]
The Return of the King - J.R.R. Tolkien
The third volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure The Lord of the Rings

"An extraordinary work -- pure excitement." -- New York Times Book Review

"A triumphant close...a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An ...[more]
The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time, Book 2) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. For centuries, gleemen have told of The Great Hunt of the Horn. Now the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only leg...[more]
The Golden Spiral - Lisa Mangum
His eyes. His touch. His kiss. Dante was unlike anyone Abby had ever met. Now he s gone, and Abby will do anything to get him back . . . The hourglass door has closed behind Dante, sending him back in time to hunt down Zo, Tony, and V. Abby knows tha...[more]
Sabriel - Garth Nix

Sent to a boarding school in Ancelstierre as a young child, Sabriel has had little experience with the random power of Free Magic or the Dead who refuse to stay dead in the Old Kingdom. But during her final semester, her father, the Abhorsen, goe...[more]

The Blue Sword - Robin McKinley
Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl, is pleased with her new home. Life in Istan is certainly easy, but a voice in her ear whispers that the home of her heart is among the Hillfolk, among the descendants of Lady Aerin, who once wielded Gonturan, ...[more]
The Blue Sword - Robin McKinley
Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl, is pleased with her new home. Life in Istan is certainly easy, but a voice in her ear whispers that the home of her heart is among the Hillfolk, among the descendants of Lady Aerin, who once wielded Gonturan, ...[more]
The Wise Man's Fear (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 2) - Patrick Rothfuss
My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than mos...[more]
The Fires of Heaven: Book Five of 'The Wheel of Time' - Robert Jordan
In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world:

...Into the forbidden city of Rhuidean, where Rand al'T...[more]
Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 10) - Laurell K. Hamilton
In her tenth adventure, nothing can save vampire hunter Anita Blake from a twist of fate that draws her ever closer to the brink of humanity.
Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 10) - Laurell K. Hamilton
In her tenth adventure, nothing can save vampire hunter Anita Blake from a twist of fate that draws her ever closer to the brink of humanity.
Gateway - Sharon Shinn
As a Chinese adoptee in St. Louis, teenage Daiyu often feels out of place. When an elderly Asian jewelry seller at a street fair shows her a black jade ring—and tells her that “black jade” translates to “Daiyu”—she buys it as a talisman o...[more]
The Forgotten Locket - Lisa Mangum
The future is uncertain. The battle to control the past has begun. The final book in the riveting Hourglass Door trilogy begins when Abby steps through the black door, and she doesn't dare look back. Though it means leaving Dante wounded, bleeding, a...[more]
The Warlords of Nin (The Dragon King Trilogy) - Stephen R. Lawhead

Darkness and destruction have come to the land.

It has been ten years since Quentin helped Eskevar, the Dragon King, battle the monstrous sorcerer Nimrood. Since that time, there has been peace in the land of Mensandor. But everyt...[more]

Princess of the Midnight Ball - Jessica Day George

Rose is one of twelve princesses forced to dance through the night in an underground palace. The key to breaking the spell lies in magic knitting needles, an invisibility cloak, and—of course—true love. Inspired by "The Twelve Dancing Pri...[more]

The Hourglass Door - Lisa Mangum
Abbys senior year of high school is textbook perfect: She has a handsome and attentive boyfriend, good friends, good grades, and plans to attend college next year. But when she meets Dante Alexander, a foreign-exchange student from Italy, her life...[more]
The Redemption of Althalus - David Eddings
It would be sheer folly to try to conceal the true nature of Althalus, for his flaws are the stuff of legend. He is, as all men know, a thief, a liar, an occasional murderer, an outrageous braggart, and a man devoid of even the slightest hint of hono...[more]
Dragons of Autumn Twilight - Margaret Weis
Lifelong friends, they went their separate ways. Now they are together again, though each holds secrets from the others in his heart. They speak of a world shadowed with rumors of war. They speak of tales of strange monsters, creatures of myth, ...[more]
Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms - Mark Whiteway
On the planet Kelanni, life is cheap.

With the aid of the fearsome "Keltar" enforcers,
in their flying cloaks, a ruthless invader is forcing the native people to mine
the colloquially named "lodestone" - a substance from anot...[more]
The Magic Thief - Sarah Prineas

In a city that runs on a dwindling supply of magic, a young boy is drawn into a life of wizardry and adventure. Conn should have dropped dead the day he picked Nevery's pocket and touched the wizard's locus magicalicus, a stone used to focus magic...[more]

The Miniaturist: A Novel - Jessie Burton

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam�a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion�a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.

...[more]

The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel - Michael Scott

Read the first book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

He holds the secret that can end the world.

<...[more]
The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel - Michael Scott

Read the first book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

He holds the secret that can end the world.

<...[more]
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone) - Laini Taylor
Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low.

And in the tangl...[more]
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone) - Laini Taylor
Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low.

And in the tangl...[more]
The Shard of Fire (The Chronicles of Gilgamesh Row) - K.J. Parker
This is a story of myth and magic. A story set in wild mountains, high and steep, where snowfall hides secrets best forgotten, and a boy, who didn't know any better discoveries a destiny he never wanted. But fate is a fickle thing, and for Gilgamesh ...[more]
 
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debutpart quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slingin...[more]


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