Entries tagged: Magic

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Would You Like To Know More? It’s Where My Demons Hide

It’s Where My Demons Hide

The Dark Days Deceit is the long-awaited conclusion to Alison Goodman’s historical fantasy series about Lady Helen, who proves it's possible to be prim and proper while kicking demon butt.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Princess, The Cardinal, And The Dragon King
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Would You Like To Know More? To Whatever End
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Would You Like To Know More? O Death, Where Is Thy Victory?

O Death, Where Is Thy Victory?

Machiavellian, magical, gender-fluid characters in an old-world-Italian setting? In the words of poet/philosopher Al Green, HERE I AM, BABY. COME AND TAKE ME.

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Would You Like To Know More? If Nothing Else, Live A Meaningful Life
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Would You Like To Know More? They Could Be Heroes
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Would You Like To Know More? Libero Libro
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Would You Like To Know More? I Am The Cold, I Am The Snow
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Would You Like To Know More? I’m On The Hunt, I’m After You
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Would You Like To Know More? The Kings And Queens Of Promise
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Would You Like To Know More? I Carry Your Heart
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Would You Like To Know More? Dead Men Tell Tales
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Would You Like To Know More? Preserve Us

Preserve Us

Maisie is just one in a long line of Blakely women cursed by crappy men--uh, I mean, the woods--in Julia Fine’s debut novel, What Should Be Wild.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Scent Of A Criminal

The Scent Of A Criminal

Bloodhound has Beka acquiring a new, fuzzier partner in her efforts to keep the streets clean (or as clean as they can be when people throw their chamber pots onto them).

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Would You Like To Know More? I Keep The Things I Take
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Would You Like To Know More? Knowledge Is Power
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Would You Like To Know More? Look Up At The Stars And Wish
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Would You Like To Know More? Like A Dog With A Bone
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Would You Like To Know More? What We’re Meant To Become
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Would You Like To Know More? Place Your Bets
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Would You Like To Know More? She’ll Set The World On Fire

She’ll Set The World On Fire

It makes my heart happy when the middle book of a trilogy is just as awesome as its predecessor. You’ll be feeling the wait for the final installment of the Winternight Trilogy after reading Katherine Arden's latest, The Girl in the Tower.

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Would You Like To Know More? They Weren’t Kidding When They Called Me, Well, A Witch
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Would You Like To Know More? The Reader’s Guide To The (Tortall) Universe
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Would You Like To Know More? Writer Of Wrongs

Writer Of Wrongs

The main character of Gwendolyn Clare’s Ink, Iron, and Glass might be The Special, but her gift for writing worlds into existence is pretty darn enviable.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Song Nobody Knows
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Would You Like To Know More? Dogeared Adventures

Dogeared Adventures

Irene and Kai’s surprisingly dangerous bookish adventures continue in The Lost Plot, the fourth book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.

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Would You Like To Know More? So You Say You Want A Revolution
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Would You Like To Know More? I Spy With My Little Eye
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Would You Like To Know More? I Think The Lady Doth Kick Much Butt
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Would You Like To Know More? ‘Byss And Blood

‘Byss And Blood

The sequel to Nevernight, Jay Kristoff’s Godsgrave features cutthroat action, brutal fight scenes, and character growth.

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Would You Like To Know More? Black Magic Woman
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Would You Like To Know More? The Great Big Carousel Of Progress
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Would You Like To Know More? The Owls Are Not What They Seem
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Would You Like To Know More? Mother Bardugo’s Tales
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Would You Like To Know More? Love Blooms

Love Blooms

Anna-Marie McLemore’s latest novel, Wild Beauty, is another magical-realism-story-featuring-beautiful-diversity-and-LGBTQ+-characters home run.

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Would You Like To Know More? In Her Veins

In Her Veins

Elly Blake’s Frostblood Saga continues—both the storyline and the too-familiar fantasy feeling—with Fireblood.

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Would You Like To Know More? You Can Stand Under My Umbrellas
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Would You Like To Know More? Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend
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Would You Like To Know More? Oh Captains, My Captains

Oh Captains, My Captains

Sarah J. Maas’s Tower of Dawn, the sixth book in the Throne of Glass series, follows Chaol and Nesryn on an adventure across the ocean—and through the human heart.

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Would You Like To Know More? Do You Believe In Magic?
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Would You Like To Know More? Be A Stone
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Would You Like To Know More? She Is Power, She Is Grace, She Will Kick You In The Face
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Would You Like To Know More? I Stood For Nothing, So I Fell For Everything
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Would You Like To Know More? Chug-a-Lug, Chug-a-Lug, Makes You Wanna…Fight Demons?
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Would You Like To Know More? First Things First, I’ll Eat Your Brains
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Would You Like To Know More? All That Glitters
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Would You Like To Know More? Just Around The Riverbend
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Would You Like To Know More? The Bastards Club

The Bastards Club

Each one of the characters in Andrew Shvarts’ debut novel, Royal Bastards, is a bastard, a stable-hand, a princess, and an outcast.

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Would You Like To Know More? Light It Up

Light It Up

The first in Renée Ahdieh’s new series, Flame in the Mist, is a lush, powerful, swoony tale that incorporates aspects of both Mulan and Robin Hood while standing on its own two feet.

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Would You Like To Know More? There’s Something There That Wasn’t There Before
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Would You Like To Know More? I Have Loved The Stars Too Fondly To Be Fearful Of The Night
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Would You Like To Know More? This Witch Lacks Magic
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Would You Like To Know More? Locked Into Heaven
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Would You Like To Know More? Did You Check The Lost And Found?
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Would You Like To Know More? A Tale As Old As Time
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Would You Like To Know More? The Emperor Has No Morals
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Would You Like To Know More? No One Remembers Your Name, When You’re Strange
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Would You Like To Know More? Where The Half-Wild Things Are
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Would You Like To Know More? Oh My Goddess
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Would You Like To Know More? Blow The Man Down

Blow The Man Down

In which Stephanie refrains from making nary a “walk the plank” or Jack Sparrow joke while reviewing Tricia Levenseller’s Daughter of the Pirate King.

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Would You Like To Know More? Leader Of The Pack
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Would You Like To Know More? I Fell On Black Days

I Fell On Black Days

In The Dark Days Pact, Lady Helen returns to find that even when one is spending their summer at the beach, dastardly and devious plots lurk just beneath the waves.

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Would You Like To Know More? You’re (Not) Cold As Ice
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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Look Down
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Would You Like To Know More? What Does The Fox Say?
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Would You Like To Know More? I Have Reordered Time, I Have Turned The World Upside Down
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Would You Like To Know More? Time After Time
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Would You Like To Know More? There’s A Chill In The Air
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Would You Like To Know More? Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

Things get heated in The Burning Page, the third book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.

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Would You Like To Know More? All’s Fair In Arranged Marriage and War
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Would You Like To Know More? Turn A Blind Eye
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Would You Like To Know More? Uncommon Scents

Uncommon Scents

Stacey Lee switches over to contemporary magical realism for this sweet tale of romance and relationships.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Boy Who Lived (In A Cage)
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Would You Like To Know More? Mighty She Roars

Mighty She Roars

We’ve reached the grand conclusion of Tamora Pierce’s first series with Lioness Rampant, in which Alanna returns home and proves firsthand why she’s earned that Knight’s shield.

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Would You Like To Know More? Uneasy Lies The Head
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Would You Like To Know More? The Woman Who Rides Like a Boss
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Would You Like To Know More? The Midas Touch
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Would You Like To Know More? Netflix Fix: PRACTICAL MAGIC
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Would You Like To Know More? There Can Be Only One…

There Can Be Only One…

Three sisters, one throne. There's no sharing of power in Three Dark Crowns, the first book in a new trilogy by Kendare Blake that's sure to captivate even the most seasoned of fantasy readers!

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Would You Like To Know More? Call of the Forest
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Would You Like To Know More? Lightning Crashes, An Old Evil Rises
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Would You Like To Know More? Turn Around And Stand Like Momma Placed You!
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Would You Like To Know More? Off To Rescue The Prince
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Would You Like To Know More? Vision Quest

Vision Quest

Before reading the latest installment of Garth Nix’s Abhorsen series in October, re-introduce yourself to Lirael, a book about a young girl with mysterious connections to magic and the Dead.

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Would You Like To Know More? Risin’ Up To The Challenge Of Her Rivals
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Would You Like To Know More? Turn The Page

Turn The Page

Traci Chee’s The Reader introduces readers to a rich world filled with magic, storied heroes … and illiteracy.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Boy Who Lives In The Shadow Of The Boy Who Lived
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Would You Like To Know More? Going To The Red Church And We’re Gonna Get Sta-a-abby
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Would You Like To Know More? Goddess-Touched

Goddess-Touched

In the second installment of Tamora Pierce’s Song of the Lioness quartet, In the Hand of the Goddess, Alanna learns to let go of her many, many fears.

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Would You Like To Know More? We’re Gonna Start The Fire
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Would You Like To Know More? She’s a Man, Baby!
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Would You Like To Know More? A Magician Never Reveals Her Secrets
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Would You Like To Know More? Words Are Power

Words Are Power

Go on an adventure through alternate universes to procure obscure books in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library.

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Would You Like To Know More? It’s (Not So) Good To Be Queen
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Would You Like To Know More? Drive Back The Darkness

Drive Back The Darkness

The rebel forces in Queen of Shadows, the fourth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, make some serious progress—and some unfortunate discoveries.

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Would You Like To Know More? Mind The Magic
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Would You Like To Know More? Fireheart

Fireheart

Celaena Sardothian returns to her ancestral roots in Heir of Fire, the third book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series.

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Would You Like To Know More? War, Magic, and Peace
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Would You Like To Know More? Across The Miles, Across The Years
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Would You Like To Know More? It Is Only With The Eye That One Can See Rightly