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Rags & Bones

Rags & Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 031621292X
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Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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The best writers of our generation retell classic tales. From Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops," literature is filled with sexy, deadly, and downright twisted tales. In this collection, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favorite classic stories, the ones that have inspired, awed, and enraged them, the ones that have become ingrained in modern culture, and the ones that have been too long overlooked. They take these stories and boil them down to their bones, and reassemble them for a new generation of readers. Written from a twenty-first century perspective and set within the realms of science fiction, dystopian fiction, fantasy, and realistic fiction, these short stories are as moving and thought provoking as their originators. They pay homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the past while celebrating each author's unique perception and innovative style. Today's most acclaimed authors use their own unique styles to rebuild the twelve timeless stories: Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene - Saladin Ahmed W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw" - Kelley Armstrong Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's "Carmilla" - Holly Black "Sleeping Beauty" - Neil Gaiman The Brothers Grimm's "Rumpelstiltskin" - Kami Garcia Kate Chopin's The Awakening - Melissa Marr Rudyard Kipling's "The Man Who Would Be King" - Garth Nix Henry James's "The Jolly Corner" - Tim Pratt E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops" - Carrie Ryan Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto - Margaret Stohl William Seabrook's "The Caged White Werewolf of the Saraban" - Gene Wolfe Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birth-Mark" - Rick Yancey And six illustrations by Charles Vess

City of Bones

City of Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1416995757
Author: Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Book Resume:

Discover this first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly). When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder -- much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing -- not even a smear of blood -- to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy? This is Clary's first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It's also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace's world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know... Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare's ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.

The Bone Houses

The Bone Houses [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0316418404
Author: Emily Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones Book Resume:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Sky in the Deep in this bewitching historical horror novel, perfect for fans of Holly Black and V.E. Schwab. Seventeen-year-old Aderyn ("Ryn") only cares about two things: her family and her family's graveyard. And right now, both are in dire straits. Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence as gravediggers in the remote village of Colbren, which sits at the foot of a harsh and deadly mountain range that was once home to the fae. The problem with being a gravedigger in Colbren, though, is that the dead don't always stay dead. The risen corpses are known as "bone houses," and legend says that they're the result of a decades-old curse. When Ellis, an apprentice mapmaker with a mysterious past, arrives in town, the bone houses attack with new ferocity. What is it that draws them near? And more importantly, how can they be stopped for good? Together, Ellis and Ryn embark on a journey that will take them into the heart of the mountains, where they will have to face both the curse and the deeply-buried truths about themselves. Equal parts classic horror novel and original fairy tale, The Bone Houses will have you spellbound from the very first page. An instant IndieBound bestseller!

Doll Bones

Doll Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1442474874
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Doll Bones by Holly Black Book Resume:

Discover the Newbery Honor winner Doll Bones, from Holly Black, the cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book. A School Library Journal Best Book. A Booklist Editor’s Choice Books for Youth. A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book. A NYPL “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.” A 2013 Goodreads Choice award nominee. A People Magazine “Best New Kids Book.” Six starred reviews! Winner of a 2014 Newbery Honor Medal. Zach, Poppy, and Alice have been friends forever. And for almost as long, they’ve been playing one continuous, ever-changing game of pirates and thieves, mermaids and warriors. Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her. But they are in middle school now. Zach’s father pushes him to give up make-believe, and Zach quits the game. Their friendship might be over, until Poppy declares she’s been having dreams about the Queen—and the ghost of a girl who will not rest until the bone-china doll is buried in her empty grave. Zach and Alice and Poppy set off on one last adventure to lay the Queen’s ghost to rest. But nothing goes according to plan, and as their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen. Is the doll just a doll or something more sinister? And if there really is a ghost, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches? Doll Bones is a winner of the Newbery Honor, is the recipient of six starred reviews, was on four Best Book lists, and was called "perfect" by The New York Times.

Bloody Bones

Bloody Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101146532
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Publisher: Penguin
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Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton Book Resume:

For the first time in trade paperback: the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. When Branson, Missouri, is hit with a death wave 'four unsolved murders' it doesn't take an expert to realize that all is not well. But luckily for the locals, Anita Blake is an expert in the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she's got an 'in' with the creature that can make sense of the slayings-the sexy master vampire known as Jean-Claude.

An Enchantment of Ravens

An Enchantment of Ravens [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 148149760X
Author: Margaret Rogerson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson Book Resume:

An instant New York Times bestseller! An Indie Next Top 10 Pick A Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Winner “A funny, action-packed, and sweet romance.” —School Library Journal (starred review) “A phenomenal read.” —RT Book Reviews A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts—even as she falls in love with a faerie prince—in this gorgeous bestseller that’s “an ideal pick for fans of Holly Black, Maggie Stiefvater, and Laini Taylor” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Isobel is an artistic prodigy with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes—a weakness that could cost him his life. Furious, Rook spirits her away to his kingdom to stand trial for her crime. But something is seriously wrong in his world, and they are attacked from every side. With Isobel and Rook depending on each other for survival, their alliance blossoms into trust, then love—and that love violates the fair folks’ ruthless laws. Now both of their lives are forfeit, unless Isobel can use her skill as an artist to fight the fairy courts. Because secretly, her Craft represents a threat the fair folk have never faced in all the millennia of their unchanging lives: for the first time, her portraits have the power to make them feel.

King of Ash and Bone

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Author: Melissa Wright
Publisher: Melissa Wright
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When flying monsters break through the veil into her world, Mackenzie Scott has nothing left to lose. Her brother has been taken, her future has vanished, and all that remains is a desperate need for revenge. After discovering the breach the creatures used as a gateway, Mackenzie devises a plan to stop them, whatever the cost. When she finds an injured stranger in the street, he just might be the key she needs to succeed. What Mackenzie doesn't know is that this stranger isn't the helpless boy he appears to be. He's one of the monsters. And he's got plans of his own. Thrown into a dying city in another realm, Mackenzie is powerless to get back. With the gateway closing, time is not on her side. But the stranger is, and if they can escape execution, this girl and her monster might be able to save both their worlds.

Tithe

Tithe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1439106622
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Tithe by Holly Black Book Resume:

In the realm of very scary faeries, no one is safe. Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces the sixteen-year-old back to her childhood home. There, amid the industrial, blue-collar New Jersey backdrop, Kaye soon finds herself an unwilling pawn in an ancient power struggle between two rival faerie kingdoms—a struggle that could very well mean her death. Holly Black's enormously powerful voice weaves teen angst, riveting romance, and capriciously diabolical faerie folk into an enthralling, engaging, altogether original reading experience.

All the Murmuring Bones

All the Murmuring Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1789094356
Author: A.G. Slatter
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
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All the Murmuring Bones by A.G. Slatter Book Resume:

For fans of Naomi Novik and Katherine Arden, a dark gothic fairy tale from award-winning author Angela Slatter. 'Harrowing and beautiful, this is the grim, fairy-tale gothic you've been waiting for' CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN, New York Times bestselling author of Ararat Long ago Miren O'Malley's family prospered due to a deal struck with the mer: safety for their ships in return for a child of each generation. But for many years the family have been unable to keep their side of the bargain and have fallen into decline. Miren's grandmother is determined to restore their glory, even at the price of Miren's freedom. A spellbinding tale of dark family secrets, magic and witches, and creatures of myth and the sea; of strong women and the men who seek to control them.

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 160819535X
Author: Susanna Clarke
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke Book Resume:

In the Hugo-award winning, epic New York Times Bestseller and basis for the BBC miniseries, two men change England's history when they bring magic back into the world. In the midst of the Napoleonic Wars in 1806, most people believe magic to have long since disappeared from England - until the reclusive Mr. Norrell reveals his powers and becomes an overnight celebrity. Another practicing magician then emerges: the young and daring Jonathan Strange. He becomes Norrell's pupil, and the two join forces in the war against France. But Strange is increasingly drawn to the wild, most perilous forms of magic, and he soon risks sacrificing his partnership with Norrell and everything else he holds dear. Susanna Clarke's brilliant first novel is an utterly compelling epic tale of nineteenth-century England and the two magicians who, first as teacher and pupil and then as rivals, emerge to change its history.

Wicked Lovely

Wicked Lovely [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780061975097
Author: Melissa Marr
Publisher: Harper Collins
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Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr Book Resume:

Rule #3: Don't stare at invisible faeries. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty—especially if they learn of her Sight—and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens. Rule #2: Don't speak to invisible faeries. Now faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equal parts terrifying and alluring, is trying to talk to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer. Rule #1: Don't ever attract their attention. But it's too late. Keenan is the Summer King who has sought his queen for nine centuries. Without her, summer itself will perish. He is determined that Aislinn will become the Summer Queen at any cost—regardless of her plans or desires. Suddenly none of the rules that have kept Aislinn safe are working anymore, and everything is on the line: her freedom; her best friend, Seth; her life; everything. Faerie intrigue, mortal love, and the clash of ancient rules and modern expectations swirl together in Melissa Marr's stunning 21st century faery tale.

Grace Logan and the Goblin Bones

Grace Logan and the Goblin Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1509222677
Author: Pam Binder
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc
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Grace Logan and the Goblin Bones by Pam Binder Book Resume:

Sixteenth century Ireland is ruled by men and Faerie and to Grace Logan, a fifteen-year old forced into an arranged marriage, it seems like nothing will ever change. Grace doesn't want to marry. She wants to become a pirate like her father. Before Grace's marriage, her father is kidnapped by the Goblin Lord and a sleeping, death-spell is cast over her castle. To free her family, and despite knowing that a misstep would mean her death, Grace enters the underworld of the Goblins with outcasts: a changling abandoned by her Faerie mother at birth, and a mysterious young man who harbors a dark secret. As Grace becomes embroiled in the world of Faerie, she discovers her own strength, and ability to lead. But in a race against time, Grace will need to risk her life, and those of her companions, in a battle against the forces of Faerie itself.

Valiant

Valiant [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1416934510
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Valiant by Holly Black Book Resume:

A companion novel to Tithe, from bestselling author Holly Black! When seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system. But there's something eerily beguiling about Val's new friends. And when one talks Val into tracking down the lair of a mysterious creature with whom they are all involved, Val finds herself torn between her newfound affection for an honorable monster and her fear of what her new friends are becoming.

You Let Me In

You Let Me In [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250302056
Author: Camilla Bruce
Publisher: Tor Books
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You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce Book Resume:

You Let Me In delivers a stunning tale from debut author Camilla Bruce, combining the sinister domestic atmosphere of Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects with the otherworldly thrills of Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Cassandra Tipp is dead...or is she? After all, the notorious recluse and eccentric bestselling novelist has always been prone to flights of fancy—everyone in town remembers the shocking events leading up to Cassie's infamous trial (she may have been acquitted, but the insanity defense only stretches so far). Cassandra Tipp has left behind no body—just her massive fortune, and one final manuscript. Then again, there are enough bodies in her past—her husband Tommy Tipp, whose mysterious disembowelment has never been solved, and a few years later, the shocking murder-suicide of her father and brother. Cassandra Tipp will tell you a story—but it will come with a terrible price. What really happened, out there in the woods—and who has Cassie been protecting all along? Read on, if you dare... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Ironside

Ironside [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1416979441
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Ironside by Holly Black Book Resume:

In the realm of Faerie, the time has come for Roiben's coronation. Uneasy in the midst of the malevolent Unseelie Court, pixie Kaye is sure of only one thing -- her love for Roiben. But when Kaye, drunk on faerie wine, declares herself to Roiben, he sends her on a seemingly impossible quest. Now Kaye can't see or speak to Roiben unless she can find the one thing she knows doesn't exist: a faerie who can tell a lie. Miserable and convinced she belongs nowhere, Kaye decides to tell her mother the truth -- that she is a changeling left in place of the human daughter stolen long ago. Her mother's shock and horror sends Kaye back to the world of Faerie to find her human counterpart and return her to Ironside. But once back in the faerie courts, Kaye finds herself a pawn in the games of Silarial, queen of the Seelie Court. Silarial wants Roiben's throne, and she will use Kaye, and any means necessary, to get it. In this game of wits and weapons, can a pixie outplay a queen? Holly Black spins a seductive tale at once achingly real and chillingly enchanted, set in a dangerous world where pleasure mingles with pain and nothing is exactly as it appears.

Covenant

Covenant [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062069446
Author: Sabrina Benulis
Publisher: Harper Collins
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Covenant by Sabrina Benulis Book Resume:

The haunting gothic tale started in Archon continues-a mesmerizing work of the paranormal in which a young woman discovers that she is caught in a labyrinth of intrigue where angels, demons, and all the creatures between Heaven and Hell will stop at nothing to possess her. A year ago, Angela Mathers, a talented artist with a tortured soul, enrolled at the Westwood Academy and encountered the angels who haunted her dreams. Then she discovered the dark truth … she is the Archon, a being of supreme power who will determine the fate of the universe. But with such power comes great danger, and for every force seeking to aid Angela there is another burning to stop her. After a scheming demon kidnaps the Book of Raziel, Angela must find her way through a nightmarish game and enter the Door to Hell to rescue her only friend before it is too late. The perilous fate of both Heaven and Hell rests on her success.

The Bone Witch

The Bone Witch [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492635839
Author: Rin Chupeco
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
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The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco Book Resume:

A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Young Adult Book of Spring 2017! In the captivating start to a new, darkly lyrical fantasy series for readers of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir, Tea can raise the dead, but resurrection comes at a price... Let me be clear: I never intended to raise my brother from his grave, though he may claim otherwise. If there's anything I've learned from him in the years since, it's that the dead hide truths as well as the living. When Tea accidentally resurrects her brother from the dead, she learns she is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy means that she's a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community. But Tea finds solace and guidance with an older, wiser bone witch, who takes Tea and her brother to another land for training. In her new home, Tea puts all her energy into becoming an asha—one who can wield elemental magic. But dark forces are approaching quickly, and in the face of danger, Tea will have to overcome her obstacles...and make a powerful choice. Memoirs of a Geisha meets The Name of the Wind in this brilliant new fantasy series by Rin Chupeco!

Nightbooks

Nightbooks [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062560107
Author: J. A. White
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Nightbooks by J. A. White Book Resume:

A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling. Alex’s original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he’ll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He’s loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don’t have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he’s desperate for a different ending—and a way out of this twisted place. This modern spin on the Scheherazade story is perfect for fans of Coraline and A Tale Dark and Grimm. With interwoven tips on writing with suspense, adding in plot twists, hooks, interior logic, and dealing with writer’s block, this is the ideal book for budding writers and all readers of delightfully just-dark-enough tales. * Summer 2018 Kids' Indie Next List * YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Nomination * 2019-2020 Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award * 2020 Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominee * Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year 2019 (9-12) * 2020-2021 Missouri Association of School Librarians Truman Readers Award Preliminary Nominee * Texas Bluebonnet Award List 2020-2021 *

Lament

Lament [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0738722294
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.
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Lament by Maggie Stiefvater Book Resume:

Sixteen-year-old Deirdre Monaghan is a music prodigy, who’s about to find out she can see faeries. Two mysterious (and cute) guys enter her life. Trouble is, Luke is a soulless faerie assassin and Aodhan is a dark faerie soldier. Their orders from the Faerie Queen? Kill Deirdre.

Pinocchio

Pinocchio [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0593204328
Author: Carlo Collodi
Publisher: Penguin
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Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi Book Resume:

The old wood-carver Geppetto decides to make a wonderful puppet which can dance and turn somersaults, but by chance he chooses an unusual piece of wood - and the finished puppet can talk and misbehave like the liveliest child. But Pinocchio is brave and inquisitive as well as naughty, and after some hair-raising adventures, he earns his heart's desire.

Book of Night

Book of Night [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250812208
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Tor Books
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Book of Night by Holly Black Book Resume:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black makes her stunning adult debut with Book of Night, a modern dark fantasy of shadowy thieves and secret societies in the vein of Ninth House and The Night Circus. One of Publishers Weekly's top ten most anticipated books of 2022! Charlie Hall has never found a lock she couldn’t pick, a book she couldn’t steal, or a bad decision she wouldn’t make. She's spent half her life working for gloamists, magicians who manipulate shadows to peer into locked rooms, strangle people in their beds, or worse. Gloamists guard their secrets greedily, creating an underground economy of grimoires. And to rob their fellow magicians, they need Charlie. Now, she’s trying to distance herself from past mistakes, but going straight isn’t easy. Bartending at a dive, she’s still entirely too close to the corrupt underbelly of the Berkshires. Not to mention that her sister Posey is desperate for magic, and that her shadowless and possibly soulless boyfriend has been keeping secrets from her. When a terrible figure from her past returns, Charlie descends back into a maelstrom of murder and lies. Determined to survive, she’s up against a cast of doppelgängers, mercurial billionaires, gloamists, and the people she loves best in the world — all trying to steal a secret that will allow them control of the shadow world and more. "Dark, strange, thick with mystery and twists—Book of Night is everything delicious and frightening I've come to expect from Holly Black. It's a story so believable in its magic, you'll be keeping one eye on your shadow as you turn the pages." —Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Ninth House “Black is a master at world-building.”—The New York Times Book Review “No one writes like Holly Black.”—John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens, 2nd Edition

Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens, 2nd Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440834512
Author: Susan Fichtelberg
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens, 2nd Edition by Susan Fichtelberg Book Resume:

The most current and complete guide to a favorite teen genre, this book maps current releases along with perennial favorites, describing and categorizing fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction titles published since 2006. • Encompasses a wide selection of speculative fiction genres to suit a broad spectrum of readers in grades 6–12 • Identifies award-winning titles, grade levels, book club potential, and alternative media formats and provides complete bibliographic information for each title • Includes interviews with prominent authors that convey the perspectives of the creators of the worlds into which readers are drawn • Covers some children's literature and some adult novels that are popular with young adults • Offers a detailed subject index with an extensive number of access points

Shadow's Bane

Shadow's Bane [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 110161692X
Author: Karen Chance
Publisher: Penguin
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Shadow's Bane by Karen Chance Book Resume:

Half-human, half-vampire Dorina Basarab is back--and facing her biggest challenge yet in the next urban fantasy in the New York Times bestselling series. Dorina Basarab is a dhampir--half-human, half-vampire. As one of the Vampire Senate's newest members, Dory already has a lot on her plate. But then a relative of one of Dory's fey friends goes missing. They fear he's been sold to a slaver who arranges fights--sometimes to the death--between different types of fey. As Dory investigates, she and her friends learn the slavers are into something much bigger than a fight club. With the Vampire Senate gearing up for war with Faerie, it'll take everything she has to defeat the slavers--and deal with the entirely too attractive master vampire Louis-Cesare....

Kill Baxter (EBK)

Kill Baxter (EBK) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1783294787
Author: Charlie Human
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
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Kill Baxter (EBK) by Charlie Human Book Resume:

The world has been massively unappreciative of sixteen-year-old Baxter Zevcenko. His bloodline may be a combination of ancient Boer mystic and giant shape-shifting crow, and he may have won an inter-dimensional battle and saved the world, but does anyone care? No. Instead he’s packed off to Hexpoort, part reformatory, part military school, and just like Hogwarts (except with sex, drugs, and better internet access). The problem is that Baxter sucks at magic. He’s also desperately attempting to control his new ability to dreamwalk, all the while being singled out by the school’s resident bully, who just so happens to be the Chosen One. But when the school comes under attack, Baxter needs to forget all that and step into action. The only way is joining forces with his favourite recovering alcoholic of a supernatural bounty hunter, Ronin, to try and save the world from the apocalypse. Again.

The Faerie's Guide to Green Magick from the Garden

The Faerie's Guide to Green Magick from the Garden [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781587613852
Author: Jamie Wood
Publisher: Celestial Arts
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The Faerie's Guide to Green Magick from the Garden by Jamie Wood Book Resume:

Green magick, or stewardship of the earth, begins right in our own backyards. When we cultivate an herb garden—even if it’s just a few potted plants on a sunny windowsill—we are tending living, sentient beings who respond to our intention, our energy, and our tender loving care. The “fae” (faerie) essence residing at the heart of each nurtured plant manifests in its foliage, flowers, fragrance, and flavor, and its unique healing, nourishing, and restorative properties. In The Faeries’ Guide to Green Magick from the Garden author and free-fae-spirit Jamie Wood offers fresh, faerie-centric profiles of thirty-three familiar medicinal and culinary herbs accompanied by recipes for natural healing remedies, earth-friendly beauty products, and tasty treats. Fantasy artist Lisa Steinke pairs each herb with a vibrant portrait of its personality—its unique faerie signature—in her lyrical poetry and luminous paintings. With blissful blessings, magickal meditations, and zesty spells sprinkled throughout, The Faeries Guide to Green Magick from the Garden will help you get in touch with your own fae spirit and explore the earthly—and earthy—delights of your own garden.

Sounds of Infinity

Sounds of Infinity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1881098567
Author: Lee Morgan
Publisher: The Witches’ Almanac
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This story about faerie began as a vision. In his newest work, Lee Morgan follows a cacophony of visions with sharp, bright edges to them that have lain claim to his heart and hands. In what is clearly a work of the heart, Lee bypasses rational intellect guiding the reader to experience the touch, scent and feel of the Faerie Faith through symbol and suggestion. Sounds of Infinity is divided into three parts, the work of the Head, the work of the Heart and the work of the Hands. The second is a work of occult fiction that meditates upon the themes discussed in Part One in the form of a woven narrative. The final part is a practical grimoire that leads the reader through the door to physically manifests the vision they have shared in parts one and two. This is not just a book, but an experience, one which culminates not at the end of reading the volume but in the consummation known in the art of ritual.

The Bones of Avalon

The Bones of Avalon [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1848877897
Author: Phil Rickman
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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The Bones of Avalon by Phil Rickman Book Resume:

The first book in the Dr. Dee series of Tudor thrillers, about the astrologer royal to Queen Elizabeth I—a brew of compelling storytelling, devious politics, witchcraft, and necromantic artsIt is 1560, and Elizabeth Tudor has been on the throne for a year. Dr John Dee, at 32 already acclaimed throughout Europe, is her astrologer and consultant in the hidden arts—a controversial appointment in these days of superstition and religious strife. Now the mild, bookish Dee has been sent to Glastonbury to find the missing bones of King Arthur, whose legacy was always so important to the Tudor line. With him is hardly the safest companion—his friend and former student, Robert Dudley, a risk-taker, a wild card, and possibly the Queen's secret lover. The famously mystical town is still mourning the gruesome execution of its Abbot, Richard Whiting. But why was the Abbot really killed? What is the secret held by the monks since the Abbey was founded by Joseph of Arimathea, uncle of Christ and guardian of the Holy Grail? The mission takes Dee to the tangled roots of English magic, into unexpected violence, necromantic darkness, the breathless stirring of first love, and the cold heart of a complex plot against Elizabeth.

Faerie Stones

Faerie Stones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1785357204
Author: Ceri Norman
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
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Faerie Stones by Ceri Norman Book Resume:

Faerie Stones explores the Faerielore and Folklore associated with different stones and various crystal formations, from the ancient Neolithic arrows known as Elfshot to magical Faerie dusted geodes known as Fairy Cavern Quartz. It deals with the metaphysical aspects of the stones, their traditional uses and healing qualities, and discusses which types of Faerie and which Deities/Faerie Monarchs are associated with each stone. It also offers practical tips and two meditations for working with Faeries and stones for spiritual development. Aimed at all those who love Faeries and Crystals, it is ideal for the beginner or the more experienced practitioner.

Faerie

Faerie [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1551526190
Author: Eisha Marjara
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
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Just days before her eighteenth birthday, Lila has resolved to end her life. The horror of becoming an adult, and leaving her childhood behind, has broken her heart. Faerie, a novel for young people, is the fierce yet gently unfolding story of a hyper- imaginative girl who is on a collision course to womanhood. She likens herself to a half-human fairy creature who does not belong in the earthly world; but in the cold light of day she is a psychiatric patient at a hospital, where she is being treated for anorexia - her sickness driven by the irrational need to undo nature and thwart the passage of time. Lila tells the story of how she ended up on the Four East wing: we flash back to her childhood in the eighties, growing up in a small town as the overweight brown kid of Punjabi immigrant parents: her father, a literary scholar whom she idolizes, and her mother, a housewife - "the most female of all females who found comfort in cooking." Faerie weaves these passages with Lila's downward spiral into life-threatening illness, her budding sexuality, and her complicated recovery in hospital that comes with a price. Written with candor and heartbreaking lyricism, Faerie is a plaintive yet ultimately life-affirming love letter to the bold, flawed splendor that is childhood. Eisha Marjara has written and directed several award-winning films, including the critically acclaimed NFB docudrama Desperately Seeking Helen. Her latest, House for Sale, has won numerous film festival awards. Faerie is her first novel. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Gift of Story

Gift of Story [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1491818697
Author: Carmen M Clark
Publisher: Author House
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Charlotte's tidy and simple life gets turned on it's side when she loses a poker game to Juniper, a faerie. The anti? Juniper gets to move in with Charlotte while Charlotte writes out a story Juniper tells her: A story of the faerie Queen Arum, of the Dark King, of a magic crystal and of the O'Malley family, who find themselves in the middle of a battle between good and evil. Charlotte's now chaotic life forces her to stretch her limits both socially and emotionally and she finds that maybe she needs a little excitement after all.

Behold the Bones

Behold the Bones [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062241575
Author: Natalie C. Parker
Publisher: HarperCollins
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A haunting, chilling, and atmospheric southern swamp tale—perfect for fans of Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver. In this companion to Beware the Wild, the book New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White called “American myth at its very best,” Natalie C. Parker takes readers on a journey back to an eerie Louisiana swamp town. Candace “Candy” Pickens has been obsessed with the swamp lore of her tiny Louisiana town for . . . forever. Name any ghostly swamp figure and Candy will recite the entire tale in a way that will curl your toes and send chills up your spine. That doesn’t mean Candy’s a believer, however. But with swamp haunts appearing in town every day, a suspicious new family in town, and her own mind starting to betray her, Candy must come to terms with the one piece of swamp lore she’s never heard before. It’s a tale that’s more truth than myth, and may hold all the answers . . . and its roots are in Candy’s own family tree.

Faerie Sworn

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Author: Ron C. Nieto
Publisher: Ron C. Nieto
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This bundle includes the complete Faerie Sworn series: 3 novels plus 1 novella THE WILD HUNT People believe faeries aren’t real. They’re wrong. Lily Boyd always thought her grandmother was a little eccentric. She never suspected the old rhymes and children’s games the old woman taught her when she was a kid were anything but colorful tradition, and when her mother moved the family to Manchester and forbade her from returning to the Scottish Highlands, she just forgot the ancient tales. However, when she returns years later to help her grandmother after she’s been injured in an accident, the memories start to trickle back… along with the unexplainable. Lily’s grandmother is gone. Strange creatures, dark and terrible, have invaded her home. Her savior is darker, more terrible than those who would have killed her, and he has his own agenda, his own goals. Troy’s her only lead, but can she trust him? Can she learn the rules of his game before losing everything she cares about? Don’t give a faerie your name. Don’t give them your thanks. And never, ever give them your trust… THE WILD CURSE Faeries play a game mortals cannot win... or can they? Lily Boyd has made many mistakes: she has trusted blindly, she has freely given her name and she has indebted herself to faeries both dark and light. It seems she's already lost the game, but she still has one winning card up her sleeve: the Wild Horn, the one item of power that can summon the unstoppable Wild Hunt. With the balance between Seelie and Unseelie Courts in her hands, Lily must wisely choose her allies: should she side with Cadowain, the light Knight who swore to help her find her missing grandmother? Or should she keep trusting Troy, the dark Trickster who has the power to command her at will through her True Name? Either way, Lily needs to keep her head and formulate a plan to find her grandmother before it's too late. She needs to remind the immortal faeries that she, too, is willing to play... and they're not unbeatable. When playing for the win, do not lose sight of what you're willing to sacrifice FAERIE HEARTS How far would you go for vengeance? After losing his one true friend to treachery and deceit, Troy is willing to go to great lengths to ensure the only other person that ever held an interest for him has a chance of survival. Even if doing so means risking the wrath of the Unseelie Queen, entering into impossible bargains and stirring secrets buried long before Time was born. How much would you risk for curiosity? Troy might be a solitary fae who despises the games of court, but he is also the Unseelie Trickster. When he chooses to play, he always wins. No odds are truly insurmountable. THE WILD HERALD Beware the broken ones. They have nothing to lose. Lily’s gambit failed and the fallout is devastating. She misplaced her trust, betrayed the one who least deserved it and gave up the Wild Horn. She has lost. Unfortunately, Lily doesn’t have time to mourn for her mistakes. The most powerful weapon known to Fay and men alike is on its way to the Seelie Queen’s hands, and if it reaches its destination, war will ravage both Courts. The only one who can stop the unraveling of the eternal balance between Summer and Winter is the Wild Herald. Lily Boyd adopted that name once. Now she must embrace it. With Troy by her side and under Marast’s protection, she needs to outplay everyone and master the secrets of the Wild Hunt before it’s too late. But are the Unseelie Trickster and the Hunter enough to stand against two Queens, and to unmake a legend? Beware those who broke and learned to stand up again. They will not lose

The Last Faerie Queen

The Last Faerie Queen [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0738745456
Author: Chelsea Pitcher
Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.
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Allied with the Bright Queen, the faerie princess Elora rallies the Seelie Court for a battle aimed at overthrowing the Dark Queen and uniting the Faerie realm. While some of her allies question their ability to win, Elora senses victory, knowing she has a secret weapon: Taylor, the boy she loves, and a motley crew of his human friends.

Faerie's Killer

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Author: Kater Cheek
Publisher: Kater Cheek
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He’s looking for redemption. She’s living her nightmares. Can they trust each other long enough to stay alive? Morales is desperate to earn his way back into the Vampire Guild. After blowing a mission, he’s forced to work alongside a dewy-eyed sorcerer he’s convinced is incompetent. And when the assignment involves solving a double homicide of a fellow vamp and their human host, he can’t afford to let the inept witch bungle the job. Kit Melbourne spends restless nights haunted by her upcoming wedding and the disturbing goddess in her dreams. Determined to pull her weight on this murder case, she discovers that faeries may be hiding in the mortal realm. But she’s left with little proof when her memory is mysteriously wiped. With the clock ticking on the killer’s next victim, Morales struggles to convince his sire the investigation is under control. And as Kit begins to reconstruct the clues, she puts herself squarely in the murderer’s sights. Can the mismatched duo catch a paranormal predator before someone else loses their head? Faerie’s Killer is the fourth book in the enthralling Kit Melbourne urban fantasy series. If you like broody vampires, strong heroines, and whodunit stories with a mystical twist, then you’ll love Kater Cheek’s suspenseful tale. Buy Faerie’s Killer to bring a supernatural slayer to justice today!

Under Cover of Darkness

Under Cover of Darkness [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101042060
Author: Julie E. Czerneda,Jana Paniccia
Publisher: Penguin
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Under Cover of Darkness by Julie E. Czerneda,Jana Paniccia Book Resume:

FOURTEEN ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES OF SECRET AGENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE LEFT THEIR MARK ON TIME AND SPACE... From the true role of the Freemasons to Chronographers who steal pieces of time to an assassin hired by a group that reweaves the threads of history, here are fourteen imaginative tales of time and space and realms beyond our own-all watched over, preserved, or changed by those who work covertly under cover of darkness.

The Faerie Queene, Book Five

The Faerie Queene, Book Five [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1603840427
Author: Edmund Spenser
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
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The Faerie Queene, Book Five by Edmund Spenser Book Resume:

Book Five of The Faerie Queene is Spenser's Legend of Justice. It tells of the knight Artegall's efforts to rid Faerie Land of tyranny and injustice, aided by his sidekick Talus and the timely intervention of his betrothed, the woman warrior Britomart. As allegory, Book Five figures forth ideal concepts of justice and explores how justice may be applied in a real world complicated by social inequality, female rule, political guile, and excessive violence. At the same time, as historical allegory, it retells a number of the most important events of early modern England, in particular the controversies surrounding the colonization of Ireland. An integral part of the larger poem, Book Five also stands on its own as one of the most challenging meditations on justice in English literature.

Tales of Feyland and Faerie

Tales of Feyland and Faerie [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1680130439
Author: Anthea Sharp
Publisher: Fiddlehead Press
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Tales of Feyland and Faerie by Anthea Sharp Book Resume:

Eight tales of Faerie magic and adventure, spanning the centuries from Ancient Ireland to a near-distant future. Includes new, exclusive content! BENEATH THE KNOWE Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to save the child. Her only weapon is a simple pennywhistle, and the music running in her bard-gifted blood. FAE HORSE Accused as witch, Eileen must flee for her life, leaving her village and true love behind. With her pursuers closing in, she chances across a strange black horse - but does she dare to pay the price of escape? BREAKING THE BROWNIE CODE *New, exclusive content* Feeyah MacGuire is not very good at being a Brownie—but when she breaks the sacred code of their kind she faces banishment… or worse. MUSIC’S PRICE Jeremy Cahill’s gifted cello playing calls the creatures of Faerie to him. As a boy, his Irish grandmother crafts him a charm to keep the fair folk at bay—but when it finally fails, Jeremy must face the terrifying power of Faerie…alone. FEYLAND: THE FIRST ADVENTURE Jennet Carter never thought hacking into her dad's new epic-fantasy sim-game would be so exciting... or dangerous. Behind the interface, dark forces lie in wait, leading her toward a battle that will test her to her limits and cost her more than she ever imagined. HOW TO BABYSIT A CHANGELING When a mortal boy is exchanged for a hideous faerie creature, Marny Fanalua steps up to help her friends in their battle against the Dark Court. *NOTE * The events in this novella occur simultaneously with Feyland: The Twilight Kingdom. Reading the complete Feyland Trilogy first is recommended if you would like to avoid spoilers. TRINKET Violet Yamaguchi can't wait to play the immersive new computer game, Feyland--but she doesn't suspect the game wants something in return... BREA’S TALE: ARRIVAL When a faerie girl is sent on a mission to the mortal world, she must learn to navigate the intricacies of life among humans - but will she survive undetected? *NOTE* This story falls in between Spark and Royal in the Feyguard books, but it can be read as a stand-alone without spoiling anything. Keywords: litRPG, cyberpunk, YA fantasy, teen adventure, Celtic mythology, historical fantasy, Fantasy Short Story Collection

The Faerie Locket

The Faerie Locket [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0786958839
Author: Susan Morris
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
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The locket holds the key to a miniature world of magic and mystery! When Jadenia finds a locket hidden in a tree, she slips into a world of faeries—and the adventure of a lifetime. The locket opens a door to a magical forest rimed in frost. Jade soon learns that the Winter Queen has escaped her prison and waits at the edge of the feywild, plotting to turn the faeries’ world and everyone in it to ice. The faeries are counting on Jade to help them for it is prophesied that the locket will push back the tide of winter. There’s just one catch. Whoever wears the locket becomes a faerie—forever. Can Jade find a way to stop the Winter Queen and go home again? Written by an expert on faerie lore, this book is the perfect gift for every girl who longs to know the secrets of the faeries. From the Hardcover edition.

Half Faerie

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Author: Heidi Garrett
Publisher: Half-Faerie Publishing
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“... a mythical tale as appealing as it is impressive.”—Kirkus Reviews A half-faerie without wings, Melia lives as an outcast in the enchanted world. After her mortal father breaks his faerie troth, Melia's faerie mother returns to the Realm of Faerie with her three daughters. Her father is forbidden to join them. Determined to reunite with his beloved wife, he becomes obsessed with harnessing a sinister consciousness dwelling in the Void. Fearful she’s been tainted by his contact with darkness, Melia seeks aid from the Illustrator. The mysterious woman marks the half-faerie's forehead with an unusual emblem meant to draw aid from a distant land. Before help arrives, Melia travels to the mortal world to confront her father. A tragedy ensues and Melia's mother is strangely unforgiving. The punishment she metes out will leave her daughter torn between guilt and ecstasy, challenge the bonds between three sisters, and complicate Melia's relationship with a young green-eyed priest who unexpectedly arrives Faerie. Whimsical and edgy, Daughter of Light is an epic fantasy with an intriguing cosmology and well-developed characters. Readers who have enjoyed Lord of the Rings, Throne of Glass, and the Rain Wilds Chronicles will likely enjoy this series. Praise for the Daughter of Light fantasy trilogy: Isolt’s Enchantment, the beginnings (Free Prequel) I loved the beauty of the world when Vulcan first meets Una, and I especially enjoyed the explanation of Umbra. Isolt’s vengeance was absolutely delicious, and I could recommend this book based solely on that scene.—Erica at Fantasy Book Lane Half Faerie, Book 1 I found myself sharing emotions with several characters and my husband would walk by just shaking his head, he doesn’t understand books and what they can do. I highly recommend this book. I want to thank Heidi Garrett for making my otherwise boring life so exciting with her books, I am loving it, every single minute! Five stars for Half Faerie. —KJ at Kj Reads A Lot Half Mortal, Book 2 The pace picks up quite a bit as the stakes are raised in Half Mortal, the second book in this epic coming of age fantasy trilogy. I can totally understand why the comparison to LoTR has been drawn, as Melia and her cohorts battle numerous foes as they attempt to make things right- in both realms.—Mama Reads, Hazel Reads War & Grace, Book 3 Coming in November 2017!

Crossing the Divide

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Author: Linda Jordan
Publisher: Metamorphosis Press
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It turns out one man really can save the world. Sholto’s dead brother left him a job to do. Save the world with an ancient ritual. Problem is—Sholto’s a computer geek. Rituals don’t fit into his world. Readers who love transformative stories need to read this one now.