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By Willow Wilson. 2019
Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with the all-new Ms. Marvel and all her friends? Maybe Wolverine… can help! Kamala may be fangirling out when her favorite (okay maybe Top Five) Super Hero shows up, but that won't stop her from protecting her hometown. Then, Kamala crosses paths with Inhumanity for the first time-by meeting the royal dog, Lockjaw! Every girl wants a puppy, but this one may be too much of a handful, even for a Super Hero with embiggening powers. But why is Lockjaw really with Kamala? As Ms. Marvel discovers more about her past, the Inventor continues to threaten her future. GraphicAudio® Production
By Willow Wilson. 2019
Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City-until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the… new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she also unlocks a secret behind them. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her prove too much to bear? Kamala has no idea. But she's comin' for you, Jersey! It's history in the making. GraphicAudio® Production
By Dean Wesley Smith. 2019
Tony Stark-the invincible Iron Man-faces the challenge of his life when he and Earth's mightiest heroes, the Avengers, are faced… with the threat of Ultron, the villainous super robot that can never be destroyed! Ultron's hatred for humanity reaches its peak when he creates a doomsday weapon that will wipe out all living creatures across the Earth! When some of his teammates are injured by Ultron's robot warriors, it's up to Iron Man to save the planet before it's too late. Alone and outmatched, Iron Man must fight the robotic madman and his steel henchmen, as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance!
By Stuart Moore. 2019
Iron Man and Captain America are two core members of the Avengers, the world's greatest superhero team. But when a… tragic battle blows a hole in the city of Stamford, killing hundreds of people, the U.S. government demands that all superheroes unmask and register their powers. To Tony Stark-Iron Man-it's a regrettable but necessary step. To Captain America, it's an unbearable assault on civil liberties. This GraphicAudio® Production is adapted from the graphic novel by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven
By Barb Hendee. 2018
Kara, as a ward with no parentage and no future, has been raised knowing nothing outside her lady's chambers. Until… Royce Capello, a visiting nobleman, is struck by her ice-pale looks, and demands her as payment for the land the family needs. With barely time to protest, Kara is sold and packed off for a life as a concubine until a raiding party descends on Royce's company and shes kidnapped for the second time in as many days. Whatever happens, Kara will be alone in the world, inexperienced and fearing even the vast unfamiliar sky. But one raider gives her a choice and a magic mirror appears to show her where each path will lead She can leave with her protector Raven and journey with his performing troupe, competing for his mercurial affections. She can flee the raiders settlement, and return to Royce's manor, chattel among devious nobility. Or she can stay in the settlement, bound to firm, silent Caine, who is as gentle as he is staid and inscrutable. Her fates twist and turn to affect far more than she could have guessed, tangling the bitter with the sweet and Kara must choose which consequences she can live with. 2018.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl. 2016
You can't hide from fate... While looking through her grandmother Emmaline's keepsakes, Lena Duchannes comes across a little blue book… with a big history-a book that changed Macon Ravenwood's life and saved Lena's. When Lena was a baby, Seer and gifted card reader Amma Treaudeau saw a terrifying future in the cards that sent her to Emmaline's door. When a powerful Dark Caster sets fire to Lena's house with baby Lena and her father trapped inside, Amma, Emmaline, and Macon vow to protect the child. Lena's grandmother and her Uncle Macon whisk Lena away, protecting her and moving her to a new place at the first sign of trouble. But a Caster can only hide for so long, and Macon must rely on the teachings in an ancient book to control his Dark nature. Ultimately, it will be his job to protect Lena-and keep her from surrendering to a Dark fate. #1 New York Times bestselling authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl revisit the events that would define Lena's future in the third installment of Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories. 8,800 words
By Christine Feehan. 2018
Breezy Simmons was born into a ruthless motorcycle club—and now that she’s out, she’s never going to be that girl… again. But when her past catches up with her, Breezy must go to Sea Haven to seek out the man who almost destroyed her. The man who chose his club over her and left her feeling used and alone. As vice president of Torpedo Ink, Steele is ride or die for the brothers he lived through hell with. He never thought he’d find something as pure as his feelings for Breezy, or that keeping her safe would mean driving her away with cruel words that turned her love for him to ash. Now, Steele won’t let her walk away twice. He’ll do whatever it takes to make Breezy his woman again—especially when he learns the real reason she came to him for help, and that the stakes are higher than he ever could have imagined… 2018.
By S. A. Chakraborty. 2017
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Library Journal | Vulture | The Verge | SYFYWire Step… into The City of Brass, the spellbinding debut from S. A. Chakraborty perfect for fans of The Golem and the Jinni, The Grace of Kings, and Uprooted, in which the future of a magical Middle Eastern kingdom rests in the hands of a clever and defiant young con artist with miraculous healing gifts. Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of eighteenth-century Cairo, sheA??s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trades she uses to get byA??palm readings, zars, and a mysterious gift for healingA??are all tricks, both the means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles and a reliable way to survive. But when Nahri accidentally summons Dara, an equally sly, darkly mysterious djinn warrior, to her side during one of her cons, sheA??s forced to reconsider her beliefs. For Dara tells Nahri an extraordinary tale: across hot, windswept sands teeming with creatures of fire and rivers where the mythical marid sleep, past ruins of once-magnificent human metropolises and mountains where the circling birds of prey are more than what they seem, lies Daevabad, the legendary city of brassA??a city to which Nahri is irrevocably bound. In Daevabad, within gilded brass walls laced with enchantments and behind the six gates of the six djinn tribes, old resentments run deep. And when Nahri decides to enter this world, her arrival threatens to ignite a war that has been simmering for centuries. Spurning DaraA??s warning of the treachery surrounding her, she embarks on a hesitant friendship with Alizayd, an idealistic prince who dreams of revolutionizing his fatherA??s corrupt regime. All too soon, Nahri learns that true power is fierce and brutal. That magic cannot shield her from the dangerous web of court politics. That even the cleverest of schemes can have deadly consequences. After all, there is a reason they say to be careful what you wish for...
By Judith Berens. 2019
Just a quiet, peaceful summer cataloging magical creatures on New Firefly Island. Easy, right? Raine Campbell and her friends arrive… to team up with another school to tackle the Magical Multitudes Project, ready for a little fun during the school break. But the island is full of secrets and creatures not normally found on Earth. And the island doesn't stay quiet for long. Earthquakes plague the area, and Raine even thinks she sees other people on the island-people who aren't supposed to be there. When the students find a dead creature, they finally know for certain-there's trouble on the island. Can they find out who's responsible and stop them before more animals are harmed? Are they in danger?
It can be tough to get an education at the School of Necessary Magic. Good thing Raine Campbell is a… witch who longs to be an FBI agent. That's a girl with a dream-if she can live through her school days. When Raine finds hidden messages and symbols in old yearbooks, it can't be ignored. Not if she wants everyone at school to stay alive. Some investigations need the help of trusted friends. Time to ask for help-it's going to take everyone in her circle of magical friends to solve this mystery. Join Raine and her friends as they solve dangerous puzzles and go where the evidence leads them
Raine returns as a sophomore, one year closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming the first witch FBI agent. More… complex classes, special privileges, and deepening relationships keep her busy. There isn't time to investigate rumors of a large black dog roaming the campus. But when sightings turn into attacks, Raine can no longer deny something is wrong at the school. Time to be a hero. No one else is going to get hurt on her watch
By Judith Berens. 2019
Raine Campbell has survived her first semester at the School of Necessary Magic, but only just. Time to throw herself… into her studies and get a better grasp on magic. No more close calls with spells...especially if she wants to follow her late father's legacy and join the FBI as a witch and an agent. Is Adrien going to get in the way of her plans? The teen elf comes from a long line of respected guardians of humans and lesser magical beings, keeping them safe from dark magic. So why are magicals showing up to persuade him that his family tree harbors a dark secret and is rotten all the way down to the roots? He refuses to believe the whispering campaign. But when Adrien is kidnapped by this nefarious gang, Raine teams up with a party of unlikely allies determined to rescue her friend
Raine Campbell never knew she was special until her dormant magic unleashed to protect her friends. But it couldn't be… contained or controlled. Enter the School of Necessary Magic, where magical teens are taught to master their abilities and maybe learn some math. During a forbidden trip into the massive underground city beneath the school-off limits to freshman-Raine discovers druids are disappearing. And no one seems to care. Refusing to stand by and ignore it like everyone else, she dives into an increasingly dangerous plot to rescue them before the balance the druids maintain tips into chaos. But doing so requires breaking rules that could lead to her expulsion and threatens to end her dream of working as a witch for the FBI, following in the footsteps of her father and uncle
By Naomi Novik. 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "One of the year's strongest fantasy novels" (NPR), an imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale… from the bestselling author of Uprooted. NEBULA AWARD FINALIST NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review NPR Time Tordotcom Popsugar Vox Vulture Paste Bustle Library Journal With the Nebula Award-winning Uprooted, Naomi Novik opened a brilliant new chapter in an already acclaimed career, delving into the magic of fairy tales to craft a love story that was both timeless and utterly of the now. Spinning Silver draws readers deeper into this glittering realm of fantasy, where the boundary between wonder and terror is thinner than a breath, and safety can be stolen as quickly as a kiss. Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father's inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty-until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young woman sets out to claim what is owed and soon gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold. When an ill-advised boast draws the attention of the king of the Staryk-grim fey creatures who seem more ice than flesh-Miryem's fate, and that of two kingdoms, will be forever altered. Set an impossible challenge by the nameless king, Miryem unwittingly spins a web that draws in a peasant girl, Wanda, and the unhappy daughter of a local lord who plots to wed his child to the dashing young tsar. But Tsar Mirnatius is not what he seems. And the secret he hides threatens to consume the lands of humans and Staryk alike. Torn between deadly choices, Miryem and her two unlikely allies embark on a desperate quest that will take them to the limits of sacrifice, power, and love. Channeling the vibrant heart of myth and fairy tale, Spinning Silver weaves a multilayered, magical tapestry that readers will want to return to again and again. "A perfect tale...?ith the vastness of Tolkien and the empathy and joy in daily life of Le Guin."-The New York Times Book Review "Gorgeous, complex, and magical...?his is the kind of book that one might wish to inhabit forever."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
By Anne Robillard. 2014
Maintenant que Christian Pelletier est lui aussi devenu sorcier, ses visions et ses dons peuvent contribuer à combattre les sombres… desseins des forces de l'ombre. Parallèlement, d'étranges manifestations sous formes de symboles font leur apparition dans les grands champs céréaliers à travers le monde. Qui en est responsable? C'est sans relâche que les équipiers de la loge Adhara travaillent à démystifier ce qui semble être des messages adressés à l'humanité. Dans Spirales, le cinquième tome de la série Les ailes d'Alexanne, le pôle de l'action nous conduit jusqu'à la cité de cristal où se trouve peut-être la clé de la survie de la Terre.
By Rick Riordan. 2012
In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and… traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land to find the Doors of Death. What exactly are the Doors of Death? Much of the prophecy remains a mystery. . . . With old friends and new friends joining forces, a marvelous ship, fearsome foes, and an exotic setting, The Mark of Athena promises to be another unforgettable adventure by master storyteller Rick Riordan.
By Meg Wolitzer. 2011
At first glance, Duncan Dorfman, April Blunt, and Nate Saviano don't seem to have much in common. Duncan is trying… to look after his single mom and adjust to life in a new town while managing his newfound Scrabble superpower - he can feel words and pictures beneath his fingers and tell what they are without looking. April is pining for a mystery boy she met years ago and striving to be seen as more than a nerd in her family of jocks. And homeschooled Nate is struggling to meet his father's high expectations for success.When these three unique kids are brought together at the national Youth Scrabble Tournament, each with a very different drive to win, their paths cross and stories intertwine . . . and the journey is made extraordinary with a perfect touch of magic. Readers will fly through the pages, anxious to discover who will take home the grand prize, but there's much more at stake than winning and losing.With shrewd observations, wry humor, and a touch of whimsy, bestselling author Meg Wolitzer's classic storytelling will delight readers of all ages.
By Andrew Jacobson, Adam Jay Epstein. 2011
For fans of Warriors and The Magic Thief comes a magical adventure story about a street cat who's mistaken for… a wizard’s familiar.When Aldwyn, a young alley cat on the run, ducks into a mysterious pet shop, he doesn’t expect his life to change. But that’s exactly what happens when Jack, a young wizard in training, picks Aldwyn to be his magical familiar.Finally off the tough streets, Aldwyn thinks he’s got it made. He just has to convince the other familiars—the know-it-all blue jay Skylar and the friendly tree frog Gilbert—that he’s the telekinetic cat he claims to be. But when Jack and two other wizards in training are captured by the evil queen, Aldwyn will have to use all of his street smarts, a few good friends, and a nose for adventure to save the day!And don’t miss the exciting sequel to this Indie Next List pick, The Familiars: Secrets of the Crown.
By Eoin Colfer. 2010
Artemis Fowl seems to have turned good, but Captain Holly Short discovers that Artemis is actually suffering from Atlantis Complex,… a psychosis likely triggered by Artemis’s dabbling with fairy magic. With a deadly foe from Holly’s past intent on destroying the city of Atlantis, Artemis needs to escape the confines of his mind – and the grips of a giant squid – in time to save the underwater metropolis and its fairy inhabitants. Sequel to “The time paradox”, followed by “The last guardian”. For junior and senior high readers. 2010. (Artemis Fowl ; 7)
By Richard Kadrey. 2014
“An addictively satisfying, deeply amusing, dirty-ass masterpiece.”—William Gibson“A sharp-edged urban fantasy, drenched in blood and cynicism, tipping its hat to… Sam Peckinpah, Raymond Chandler, and the anti-heroes of Hong Kong cinema….A bravura performance.”—San Francisco Chronicle“I couldn’t put it down.”—Charlaine HarrisSandman Slim has arrived—a wild and weird, edge-of-your-seat supernatural roller-coaster rider that propels author Richard Kadrey to the forefront of the fantasy, thriller, and a host of other literary genres. This spellbinding, utterly remarkable tale of a vengeful magician/hitman’s return from hell is part H.P. Lovecraft, part Christopher Moore, part Jim Butcher, and totally, unabashedly dark, twisted, and hilarious.