Taste of Darkness (Healer)

By Maria V. Snyder

She's fought demise and received. yet how can she struggle her fears? 

 

Avry is aware complication and bother. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and defeated him. yet now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is lacking, and Avry fears he is long gone forever. 

But there is a extra speedy theat. The Skeleton King plots to say the Fifteen geographical regions for his personal. With armies in disarray and the useless no longer staying down, Avry's therapeutic powers are wanted now greater than ever. 

Torn among love and loyalty, Avry needs to decide on her direction rigorously. For the way forward for her international relies on her decision….

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The Elves of Cintra (Genesis of Shannara)

By Terry Brooks

Along with his groundbreaking big apple instances bestseller The Sword of Shannara and its acclaimed sequels, Terry Brooks introduced a brand new viewers to epic delusion. Then he gave the style a darkly compelling modern twist in his trilogy of the notice and the Void. final yr, in Armageddon’s childrens, Brooks undertook the lovely chronicle that united distinctive worlds. Now that tale of clashing forces of darkness and lightweight, of Shannara’s beginnings and the human race’s attainable finish, marches ahead into an unforgettable moment quantity jam-packed with secret, magic, and momentous events.

Across the ruined panorama that's America–hopelessly poisoned, plague-ridden, burned, and besieged via demon armies bent on exterminating all mortal life–two pilgrims were summoned to serve the embattled reason for reliable. Logan Tom has journeyed to desolate Seattle to guard a ragged band of road urchins and the being often called “the gypsy morph,” who's either mortal and magical, and destined to avoid wasting mankind until he's destroyed. Likewise, Angel Perez has her personal quest, person who will take her from the wreckage of l. a. to a far off, mystery position untouched by means of the horrors of the national blight–a position the place the race of Elves has dwelled due to the fact prior to guy existed. yet shut in the back of those lone Knights of the note swarm the ravening forces of the Void.

As the menacing thunder of battle drums heralds the coming of the demons and their brutal minions in Seattle, the younger survivors who name themselves the Ghosts are compelled to courageous the harmful international of gangs, mutants, and worse to flee the invasion. And Logan Tom needs to infiltrate a refugee compound to rescue Hawk, the chief of the road urchins, who has but to profit the reality approximately who and what he's. in the meantime, Angel Perez has joined an both pressing venture: to discover the Ellcrys, a fabled talisman an important to conserving the Elven realm opposed to an inflow of unspeakable evil from the dread size often called the Forbidding. yet Angel and her Elf allies needs to beware–for a demon undercover agent, with a great creature at its command, walks between them.

As the legions of darkness draw the noose tighter, and the time of war of words attracts close to, these selected to protect the soul of the area needs to draw their conflict strains and get ready to struggle with, and for, their lives. in the event that they fail, humanity falls.

From the Hardcover edition.

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First Lord's Fury (Codex Alera, Book 6)

By Jim Butcher

For Gaius Octavian, existence has been one lengthy conflict. Now, the tip of all he fought for is shut to hand. The brutal, dreaded Vord are at the march opposed to Alera. and maybe for the ultimate time, Gaius Octavian and his legions needs to stand opposed to the enemies of his humans. and it'll take all his intelligence, ingenuity, and furycraft to avoid wasting their international from everlasting darkness.

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Sword Mountain (Swordbird)

By Nancy Yi Fan

Can dandelion and her raptor acquaintances keep Sword mountain?

Nancy Yi Fan, the New York Times bestselling writer of Swordbird, is again along with her richly imagined myth fowl world.

On her sky-born day, Dandelion is injured and separated from her mom and dad. The exiled musician prince, Fleydur, involves her rescue and brings her to the citadel of Sky. however the court docket lifetime of the golden eagles remains to be ruled by means of inflexible traditions and intrigue, and now a brand new chance is looming. As flying, swordplay, and song input her existence, Dandelion can have the opportunity to teach valley eaglet could be a real princess and a heroine, too. Bravery, equality, and the present of track conquer all.

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The Proof House (The Fencer Trilogy, Volume Three)

By K. J. Parker

After years spent within the saps below the defenses of the it seems that impregnable urban of Ap’Iscatoy, Bardas Loredan, occasionally fencer-at-law and betrayed defender of the famed Triple urban, is all of sudden hero of the Empire. His gift is an uneventful administrative activity in a backwater, staring at armor demonstrated to destruction within the facts residence. however the fall of Ap’Iscatoy has unfolded unforeseen probabilities for the growth of the Empire into the land of the Plains humans, and Bardas Loredan is the only guy Temrai the good, King of the Plains tribes, fears the main. The evidence condo is the gripping, highly interesting end of K.J. Parker’s Fencer Trilogy.

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Lady of Devices: A steampunk adventure novel (Magnificent Devices) (Volume 1)

By Shelley Adina

E-book one of many significant units sequence. London, 1889. Victoria is Queen. Charles Darwin’s son is fundamental Minister. And steam is the facility that runs the realm. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, daughter of Viscount St. Ives, was once anticipated to do not anything greater than pour a chic cup of tea, stitch an excellent seam, and capture a wealthy husband. regrettably, Claire’s skills lie now not within the ballroom, yet within the chemistry lab, the place issues have a regrettable behavior of blowing up. whilst her father gambles the property at the combustion engine and loses, Claire unearths herself down and out at the suggest streets of London. yet being a tender girl of assets and mind, she turns fortune on its head. It’s no longer lengthy earlier than a brand new chief rises within the underworld, recognized in simple terms because the girl of units. whilst she meets Andrew Malvern, a member of the Royal Society of Engineers, she realizes her skills might surround greater than the discovery of explosive units. they could aid her observe her desires and his . . . yet occasionally the nearest friendships can set off the best betrayals . . . “Adina is a literary grasp in her field.” —BookLoons.com “An immensely enjoyable sequence with a few very good anti-sexist messages, an excellent major personality (one of my favourites within the style) and an exceptional experience of Victorian kind and language that’s either enjoyable and gorgeous to read.” —Fangs for the fable: the most recent in city delusion from a social justice point of view

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Olympos

By Dan Simmons

Beneath the gaze of the gods, the powerful armies of Greece and Troy met in fierce and excellent strive against, scrupulously following the textual content set forth in Homer's undying narrative. yet that was once earlier than twenty-first-century pupil Thomas Hockenberry stirred the bloody brew, inflicting an enraged Achilles to affix forces together with his archenemy Hector and switch his murderous wrath on Zeus and the total pantheon of divine manipulators; earlier than the quick and poor mechanical creatures that catered for hundreds of years to the pitiful idle remnants of Earth's human race started massing within the hundreds of thousands, to exterminate instead of serve.

And now all bets are off.

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Waterfire Saga: Deep Blue

By Jennifer Donnelly

Deep within the ocean, in an international now not so varied from our personal, stay the merpeople. Their groups are unfold through the oceans, seas, and freshwaters everywhere in the globe.

When Serafina, a mermaid of the Mediterranean Sea, awakens at the morning of her betrothal, her greatest fear can be successful the affection of good-looking Prince Mahdi. And but Sera unearths herself haunted by means of unusual goals that foretell the go back of an old evil. Her darkish premonitions are proven whilst an assassin's arrow poisons Sera's mom. Now, Serafina needs to embark on a quest to discover the assassin's grasp and stop a warfare among the Mer countries. Led in simple terms by way of her shadowy desires, Sera searches for 5 different mermaid heroines who're scattered around the six seas. jointly, they're going to shape an unbreakable bond of sisterhood and discover a conspiracy that threatens their world's very life.

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