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Fantasy fiction

  • Author:
    Sanderson, Brandon
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    Once the godlike rulers of the capital of Arelon, the inhabitans of Elantris have been imprisoned within themselves, unable to die after the city's magic failed years ago. But when a new prince falls victim to the curse, he refuses to accept his fate.

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    "An anthology featuring creatures of the element Earth."--

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    Husberg, Christopher
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    Stuck with arrows and close to death, a man is pulled from the icy waters of the Gulf of Nahl. Winter, a seemingly quiet young fisherman's daughter, harbours a secret addiction that threatens to destroy her. A young priestess, Cinzia, must face a long journey home to protect her church from rebellion. A rebellion sparked by her sister. Three characters on different paths will be brought together by fate on one thrilling and perilous adventure.

  • Author:
    Frank, Jacquelyn
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    When Reule, the telepathically gifted Prime of the Sánge, who are scorned by every other race, rescues a beautiful amnesiac outlander he names Mystique, he is unable to control his need for this mysterious woman.

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    Peck, Dale
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    Sent to stay with their uncle in a ship-like home called Drift House, twelve-year-old Susan and her two younger stepbrothers embark on an unexpected adventure involving duplicitous mermaids, pirates, and an attempt to stop time forever.

  • Author:
    De Lint, Charles
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    Welcome to Newford, where ancient myths and magic spill into the modern world. Meet Jilly, painting wonders in the city streets; Geordie, playing fiddle while he dreams of a ghost; and the Angel of Grasso Street, gathering the fey and the lost.

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    Taylor, Laini
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    Karou is still not ready to forgive Akiva for killing the only family she's ever known. But when a brutal angel army trespasses into the human world, Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat--and against larger dangers that loom on the horizon.

  • Author:
    Jones, Tanya
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    Dreams of Beautiful Whisper, Book One in the Elves of Eytherfel Series Not only is this a Y.A. Fantasy novel with elves, magic and romance (as if that wasn’t enough), but it is also a subtle Realty Fiction Fantasy Crossover. With characters facing similar issues as a wide majority of teens face, it deals with problem-solving, questions of identity and so much more! When Amanda learns that the gorgeous beauty-boy of her disturbingly life-like dreams is in fact an elven warrior from her past, things get complicated. But shortly after being urgently moved back to the village where she was born, well, things just got weird. As the haze of her blocked past lifts, the truth of who she is, what she must endure and how it will change her peaceful human life forever threaten to be more than she can handle. Even with her practical approach to challenges, the reassurance of her boyfriend Jordan and the encouraging support of an entire elven kingdom, will Amanda have the strength and skill to fulfill her destiny?

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    Dobkin, Bonnie
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    Selected for the Book Sense Autumn 2006 Children's Pick List! Disfigured by a car accident that also killed her dad, Jori has been transformed from a popular high school student into a bitter loner. Fatherless, isolated and betrayed by her best friend, Jori is angry at the world. And now her sister Lisa has disappeared, unable to cope with the changes in her family. Walking home from school one day, Jori stumbles upon a strange house and meets Professor DePris, who shows her a living tapestry woven from dreams. Distrustful of the eccentric old man and the telepathic spider who weaves for him, she resists entering the dream tapestry until she realizes her sister is trapped inside. It’s up to Jori to enter the tapestry and rescue Lisa from the monstrous old man who is feasting on her fantasies. But how can Jori convince Lisa to leave this fantastic, yet dangerous, world where anything—even reuniting with their father—is possible?

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    Ricci-Thode, Vanessa
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    Dionelle was born unique: she is immune to fire. Shortly after marrying Reiser, Dionelle's unique talents catch the attention of a wicked noblewoman, Lady Karth, who is in need of a new dragon whisperer. Dionelle is crudely thrust into the position, but shows a natural talent for dealing with dragons. Reiser is against the idea, but Dionelle loves what she does and grows fond of the dragons, breeding tension between her and Reiser. When Dionelle mysteriously disappears, Reiser becomes an unwilling dragon whisperer in her stead as he struggles to maintain peace with the dragons and convince them to help him find his wife, all the while dodging the treachery of the meddlesome Lady Karth.

  • Author:
    Funke, Cornelia Caroline
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    After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven, encountering friendly and unfriendly creatures along the way, and struggling to evade the relentless pursuit of an old enemy.

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    Rawn, Melanie
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    In this unsettled world, the death of the ruler of the desert princedom becomes the catalyst for power games of magical treachery as rival factions-from the evil High Prince to the leader of the Sunrunners to the newly crowned Prince of the Desert-seek to alter the course of their world.

  • Author:
    Green, Simon R.
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    From the New York Times bestselling author of From a Drood to a Kill comes the next Secret Histories adventure. There is a man who gets away with murder. A man who specializes in removing the problems from other people's lives, by killing the people who cause those problems. He operates from the darkest shadows of the hidden world, coming and going unseen. No one knows who he is, just his nomme du muerte: Dr. DOA. This demented doc has poisoned Eddie Drood. Whatever is coursing through his veins seems to be immune to magic cures and treatments. But that's not going to stop Eddie from finding the killer and whoever hired him and give them both a taste of their own medicine.

  • Author:
    Reamer, Sharon Kae
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    Book 3 of the SchattenreichDouble Couple begins in Burg Lahn, the ancestral home of the von der Lahn family deep in the hear of the Rhineland, Germany.Finally reunited, Caitlin Schwarzbach and Hagen von der Lahn, newly returned from his journey deep into the Celtic Otherworld known as Ande-dubnos, seek to pick up the threads of their relationship.But treachery again thwarts their attempts to return to a semblance of normalcy when someone sets fire to the Burg Lahn woods.Science takes on the Otherworld when geophysicist Caitlin Schwarzbach strives to unravel the mysteries of the Schattenreich.But the Schattenreich refuses to cooperate.Double Couple: a fast-paced supernatural suspense that narrates the story of one woman's journey to overcome her fear, mend a broken heart, and solve the riddle of a 2,000-year old family curse.

  • Author:
    Kaufman, Amie, Kristoff, Jay
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    Ce matin de 2575, lorsque Kady quitte Ezra, elle croit avoir vécu le pire moment de sa vie. L’après-midi, sa planète est attaquée par une entreprise interstellaire sans foi ni loi — BeiTech. Obligée de fuir, Kady embarque sur le vaisseau Hypatia, Ezra sur l’Alexander. ∙ ∙ ∙ Très vite, Kady soupçonne les autorités de leur cacher la vérité. Avec l’aide d’Ezra, elle pirate le réseau informatique de leur flotte, accédant ainsi à des données confidentielles qui mettent en cause leur propre état-major. ∙ ∙ ∙ Alors qu’ils sont toujours traqués par BeiTech, l’Intelligence Artificielle censée les protéger se met à agir d’une façon étrange...

  • Author:
    Baum, Frank
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    An earthquake sends Dorothy and her California friends, Zeb, Jim, and Eureka, tumbling down a crack and deep beneath the earth. There she runs into her old friend, the Wizard of Oz. Together with the Wizard and his troupe of piglets, Dorothy and friends travel through many fantastical lands, such as the Valley of Voe, where fruit has turned the entire population invisible. After a run-in with flying Gargoyles, Dorothy and friends finally reach the Land of Oz, where she reunites with Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, Princess Ozma, and the wooden Sawhorse.

  • Author:
    Langdon, Lorie, Corp, Carey
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    When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps at the opportunity to leave her complicated life behind for a few months. But the Scottish countryside holds other plans. Not only has the imaginary kilted boy followed her to Alloway, but she and Mackenna also uncover a strange set of rings and a very unnerving letter from Mackenna's great aunt-and when the girls test the instructions Aunt Gracie left behind, they find themselves transported to a land that defies explanation. Doon seems like a real-life fairy tale, complete with one prince who has eyes for Mackenna and another who looks suspiciously like the boy from Veronica's daydreams. But Doon has a dark underbelly as well. The two girls could have everything they've longed for...or they could end up breaking an enchantment and find themselves trapped in a world that has become a nightmare.

  • Author:
    Jacques, Brian
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    The Redwallers face some of their most dangerous villains yet in a treacherous hunt for long-lost treasure.

  • Author:
    Roth, Veronica
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    Dans un monde post-apocalyptique, la société est divisée en cinq factions, chacune consacrée au culte d’une vertu dans l’espoir de former un civilisation parfaite: les Altruistes, les Sincères, les Audacieux, les Fraternels, les Erudits. A 16 ans, chaque adolescent doit choisir sa faction, pour la vie. Le jour du choix, Béatrice comprend qu’elle est différente: elle est divergente. Elle hésite entre rester avec sa famille et être elle-même, mais elle ne peut choisir les deux. Alors, elle prend une décision qui surprend tout le monde, même elle-même… Alors qu’elle tente de survivre aux violents combats de l’initiation, Béatrice, qui a changé de nom pour Tris, fait la connaissance du mystérieux Tobias, un jeune homme parfois fascinant, parfois frustrant, qui semble lui aussi cacher un secret… Elle développe une forte attirance pour lui et découvre aussi que, sous sa façade de perfection, leur monde couve une guerre civile. Son secret pourrait bien être la seule chose qui puisse sauver ceux qu’elle aime… ou la détruire. Veronica Roth étonne la critique littéraire en débutant sa carrière avec ce premier tome de la série Divergence, un roman à suspense post-apocalyptique rempli de décisions exaltantes, de traîtrise bouleversante, de conséquences stu-péfiantes et de romance inattendue.

  • Author:
    ADAMS, Douglas
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    A mixture of science fiction, fantasy, horror and whacky romance, this novel follows the hilarious adventures of Dirk Gently, "holistic detective", as he searches through space and time for a missing cat.

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