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The Black Elfstone: The Fall of Shannara

Terry Brooks · Del Rey
Pages: 387
Format: Mass Market Paperback

The first book of the triumphant and epic four-part conclusion to the Shannara series, from one of the all-time masters of fantasy. Across the Four Lands, peace has reigned for generations. But now, in the far north, an unknown enemy is massing. More troubling than the carnage is the strange...
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Kindling the Moon: An Arcadia Bell Novel

Jenn Bennett · Pocket Books; Original edition
Format: Paperback

Meet Arcadia Bell: bartender, renegade magician, fugitive from the law. . . . Being the spawn of two infamous occultists (and alleged murderers) isn’t easy, but freewheeling magician Arcadia “Cady” Bell knows how to make the best of a crummy situation. After hiding out for seven...
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Hounded

Kevin Hearne · Del Rey
Pages: 304
Format: Mass Market Paperback

The first novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles - introducing a cool, new, funny urban fantasy hero

Atticus O'Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers...
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The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent

Marie Brennan · Tor Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Three years after her fateful journeys through Vystrana, the widowed Mrs. Camherst defies convention to embark on an expedition to the savage, war-torn continent of Eriga, home of the legendary swamp-wyrms of the tropics. Accompanied by an old associate and a runaway heiress, Isabella must...
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The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel

Katherine Arden · Del Rey
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

A magical debut novel for readers of Naomi Novik's Uprooted, Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus, and Neil Gaiman's myth-rich fantasies, The Bear and the Nightingale spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous voice.

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The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock: A Novel

IMOGEN HERMES GOWAR · Harper
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

"Imogen Hermes Gowar is a soon-to-be literary star." - Sunday Times (UK)

"Historical fiction at its finest, combining myth and legend with the brutal realities of the past. . . . Comparisons will be drawn to the works of contemporary authors Sarah Waters and Michael...

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The Sea Thy Mistress

Elizabeth Bear · Tor Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

This direct sequel to Elizabeth Bear’s highly acclaimed All the Windwracked Stars picks up the story some fifty years after Muire went into the sea and became the new Bearer of Burdens.Beautiful Cathoair, now an immortal warrior angel, has been called back to the city of Eiledon to raise...
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Of Blood and Bone: Chronicles of the One, Book 2

NORA ROBERTS · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the epic Year One returns with a new tale of terror and magick in a brand new world.
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Beren and Lúthien

J R R TOLKIEN · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The tale of Beren and Lúthien was, or became, an essential element in the evolution of The Silmarillion, the myths and legends of the First Age of the World conceived by J.R.R. Tolkien. Returning from France and the battle of the Somme at the end of 1916, he wrote the tale in the following...
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The Lost Plot

GENEVIEVE COGMAN · Ace
Format: Paperback

After being commissioned to find a rare book, Librarian Irene and her assistant, Kai, head to Prohibition-era New York and are thrust into the middle of a political fight with dragons, mobsters, and Fae.

In a 1920s-esque New York, Prohibition is in force; fedoras, flapper dresses,...
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Behind the Throne

K B Wagers · Orbit
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

"Excellent SF adventure debut. " -- "Publishers Weekly, " starred review Hail Bristol has made a name for herself in the galaxy for everything except what she was born to do: rule the Indranan Empire. When she is dragged back to her home planet to take her rightful place...
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Downpour

Kat Richardson · Roc Hardcover; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Harper Blaine is on the mend, but evil never rests-in the latest novel from the national bestselling author of Labyrinth. After being shot in the back and dying-again- Greywalker Harper Blaines only respite from the chaos is her work. But while conducting a pre-trial investigation in the Olympic...
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After the End of the World

Jonathan L Howard · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

After the End of the World by Jonathan L. Howard brings the H.P. Lovecraft mythos into the twenty-first century.The Unfolded World is a bitter and unfriendly place for Daniel Carter and Emily Lovecraft. In this world, the Cold War never happened because the Soviet Union ceased to exist...
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Son of the Shadows

Juliet Marillier · Tor Books
Pages: 462
Format: Hardcover

Son of the Shadows is the sequel to Juliet Marillier's evocative first novel Daughter of the Forest. It continues the saga of beautiful Sorcha, the couragous yong woman who risked all to save her family from a wicked curse and whose love shattered generations of hate and bridged two cultures....
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Competence

Gail Carriger · Orbit
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger comes the delightful sequel to Imprudence.
Accidentally abandoned!
All alone in Singapore, proper Miss Primrose Tunstell must steal helium to save her airship, the Spotted Custard, in a scheme involving a lovesick...
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