The Healing Spring

Autor: Jeffrey Quyle
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781479248766
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Kestrel is a resident and guard in the Elven nation of the Eastern Forest, but his obvious human heritage makes him the victim of discrimination by those of pure Elven ancestry. And when the elves face war with the humans of the neighboring nations, Kestrel is distrusted and removed from combat duty. But the gods of both races see a roll for Kestrel to play in a greater, and more sinister battle that will consume humans and elves alike, and they shower him with favors that press him into a new service as an elven spy. Only his superiors never expected Kestrel to find the life of the humans to be so appealing...

The Deadly Magician

Autor: Jeffrey Quyle
ISBN: 9781521565131
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Theus fled from Great Forks - he fled from the guards chasing after him, and the job with the memory stones, as well as his friends. Most painfully, he fled from Coriae, the fascinating daughter of the ancient house of nobility that had befriended him. He thought that he had a straight-forward path to escape the city - take a ship, work on a barge, voyage away from Great Forks, and when the troubles had passed, he planned to return to all that he left behind.But evil powers brewing in far-off places are spreading chaos across the world, and Theus becomes snared in the troubles that seem to have nothing to do with him, until he finds that he has fallen into the center of the evil.Desperate to escape, Theus manages to win small battles, and seems to be back on track towards the success he has envisioned for himself. But evil is not ready to let him go so easily.

Twelve Kingdoms Paperback Edition Volume 1 Sea Of Shadow

Autor: Fuyumi Ono
Publisher: TokyoPop
ISBN: 9781427802576
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After normal high-schooler Yoko is whisked away to another world by Keiki, a holy man who claims she is the heir to the kingdom of Kei, she is left only with a magical sword, a gem, and questions about her destiny as she fights for her throne.

A Shadow Bright And Burning Kingdom On Fire Book One

Autor: Jessica Cluess
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553535927
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"Vivid characters, terrifying monsters, and world building as deep and dark as the ocean." --Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red Queen I am Henrietta Howel. The first female sorcerer in hundreds of years. The prophesied one. Or am I? Henrietta Howel can burst into flames. Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she's shocked when instead of being executed, she's invited to train as one of Her Majesty's royal sorcerers. Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl who will defeat the Ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She also meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, handsome young men eager to test her power and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fight for her. One will betray her. But Henrietta Howel is not the chosen one. As she plays a dangerous game of deception, she discovers that the sorcerers have their own secrets to protect. With battle looming, what does it mean to not be the one? And how much will she risk to save the city—and the one she loves? Exhilarating and gripping, Jessica Cluess's spellbinding fantasy introduces a powerful, unforgettably heroine, and a world filled with magic, romance, and betrayal. Hand to fans of Libba Bray, Sarah J. Maas, and Cassandra Clare. "The magic! The intrigue! The guys! We were sucked into this monster-ridden, alternative England from page one. Henrietta is literally a 'girl on fire' and this team of sorcerers training for battle had a pinch of Potter blended with a drop of [Cassandra Clare's] Infernal Devices." --Justine Magazine "Cluess gamely turns the chosen-one trope upside down in this smashing dark fantasy." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review "Unputdownable. I loved the monsters, the magic, and the teen warriors who are their world's best hope! Jessica Cluess is an awesome storyteller!" --Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author "A fun, inventive fantasy. I totally have a book crush on Rook." --Sarah Rees Brennan, New York Times bestselling author "Pure enchantment. I love how Cluess turned the 'chosen one' archetype on its head. With the emotional intensity of my favorite fantasy books, this is the kind of story that makes you forget yourself." --Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen "A glorious, fast-paced romp of an adventure. Jessica Cluess has built her story out of my favorite ingredients: sorcery, demons, romance, and danger." --Kelly Link, author of Pretty Monsters From the Hardcover edition.

Tess Of The Road

Autor: Rachel Hartman
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1101931302
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Meet Tess, a brave new heroine from beloved epic fantasy author Rachel Hartman. "Surprising, rewarding, and enlightening, both a fantasy adventure and a meta discourse on consent, shame, and female empowerment."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Not to be ignored. Absolutely essential."--Booklist, starred review In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons can be whomever they choose. Tess is none of these things. Tess is. . . different. She speaks out of turn, has wild ideas, and can't seem to keep out of trouble. Then Tess goes too far. What she's done is so disgraceful, she can't even allow herself to think of it. Unfortunately, the past cannot be ignored. So Tess's family decide the only path for her is a nunnery. But on the day she is to join the nuns, Tess chooses a different path for herself. She cuts her hair, pulls on her boots, and sets out on a journey. She's not running away, she's running towards something. What that something is, she doesn't know. Tess just knows that the open road is a map to somewhere else--a life where she might belong. Returning to the spellbinding world of the Southlands she created in the award-winning, New York Times bestselling novel Seraphina, Rachel Hartman explores self-reliance and redemption in this wholly original fantasy.

Unpredictable Fortunes

Autor: Jeffrey Quyle
ISBN: 9781521592137
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Theus has experienced freedom and slavery, affection and spite, wealth and poverty - all within the past year of his life as he has become a wide-eyed traveler exposed to every corner of the known world. But his adventures are about to grow more consequential and intense as the gods of the land begin to rely on him personally and exclusively to travel from conflict to conflict, as they try to use him to tamp down the outbreak of evil and violence that is threatening every human in the lands ruled by Stoke. Theus finds that he must hurry to and from the cities he has already discovered, Stoke and Southsands and Greenfalls - even the Jewel Hills. And he will renew acquaintances with people he had met in each of those areas as he tries to keep up with the increasing outbreaks of corruption and intrigue that threaten the world he knows.This is the third book in the four book Memory Stone series.

My Brilliant Friend

Autor: Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 160945863X
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Book One in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship. The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the embodiments of a nation undergoing momentous change. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her protagonists, the unforgettable Elena and Lila. Ferrante is the author of three previous works of critically acclaimed fiction: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, and The Lost Daughter. With this novel, the first in a tetralogy, she proves herself to be one of Italy’s great storytellers. She has given her readers a masterfully plotted page-turner, abundant and generous in its narrative details and characterizations, that is also a stylish work of literary fiction destined to delight her many fans and win new readers to her fiction.

Journey Through The River Cities

Autor: Jeffrey Quyle
ISBN: 9781520682303
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Theus is sold into servanthood by his poverty-stricken family, and taken by his kindly master on a journey across a continent, following the course of the Landwide River. He learns a great many things that he has never known or dreamed about the world beyond his family's small farm. He begins to learn the secrets of the memory stones, the extraordinary objects that can store information for people. He learns to handle weapons, and puts his knowledge to use in the turbulent world he experiences. And he learns that even though a beautiful young daughter of a high noble family is beyond a commoner's reach, he can dream about breaking through that social barrier!This is the first book in the four volume Memory Stones series

The Book Of God

Autor: Walter Wangerin
Publisher: Lion Books
ISBN: 0745959822
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'My purpose and effort in writing this 'holy history' was always to persuade the reader to feel - to experience, in fact and in spirit - this, the greatest of stories.' This innovative, dramatic and highly readable retelling of the Bible - from the Creation to the Acts of the Apostles - in the style of an epic novel has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. This blockbuster is now being reissued with a striking new cover for the 21st century.

A Marriage Of Friends

Autor: Jeffrey Quyle
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781515229148
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Kestrel found the way home, a way that was more convoluted than he expected, and one that split him apart from Lark and Wren and the rest of his companions in the latest battle against the Viathins. But they were all going home victorious, and would be reunited in Uniontown, he suspected, as he planned to pursue the young human duchess. But his trip home turned out to be interrupted by the one thing he never anticipated - a civil war among the elves, a battle against tyranny. Kestrel finds that in the Eastern Forest he has to put aside his plans to go to Uniontown so that he can pursue the larger quest for freedom and liberty among the elves, though the Rishiare Estelle, and the companionship of an exotic deity, make the battle complicated. Only when the civil war ends will he be able to make the journey to help Lark and her father, if it isn't too late. Follow Kestrel as he finds conflict where he hoped to never see it, and then has to face unexpected challenges and failures before he may find the happiness he seeks.