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Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass series Book 1)
by Sarah J. Maas

Language

English

Pages

433

Publication Date

August 07, 2012

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After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.<br /><br />Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the king's council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she'll serve the kingdom for three years and then be granted her freedom. <br /><br />Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. But she's bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her... but it's the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best.<br /><br />Then one of the other contestants turns up dead... quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.
Six of Crows
by Leigh Bardugo

Language

English

Pages

479

Publication Date

September 29, 2015

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<p><b>Enter the Grishaverse with the #1 <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling <i>Six of Crows</i>.</b></p><p>Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone. . . .</p><p><i>A convict with a thirst for revenge.</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager.</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>A runaway with a privileged past.</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>A spy known as the Wraith.</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. </i><br /><i></i><br /><i>A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes. </i></p><p>Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don't kill each other first.</p><p><i>Six of Crows</i> by Leigh Bardugo returns to the breathtaking world of the Grishaverse in this unforgettable tale about the opportunity—and the adventure—of a lifetime.</p><p>“<i>Six of Crows</i> is <b>a twisty and elegantly crafted masterpiece </b>that thrilled me from the beginning to end.” –<i>New York Times</i>-bestselling author Holly Black</p><p>“<i>Six of Crows</i> [is] one of those <b>all-too-rare, unputdownable </b>books that keeps your eyes glued to the page and your brain scrambling to figure out what’s going to happen next.” –Michael Dante DiMartino, co-creator of <i>Avatar: The Last Airbender</i> and <i>The Legend of Korra</i></p><p>“There's conflict between morality and amorality and an appetite for sometimes grimace-inducing violence that recalls the Game of Thrones series. But for every bloody exchange there are pages of <b>crackling dialogue and sumptuous description</b>. Bardugo dives deep into this world, with full color and sound. If you're not careful, <b>it'll steal all your time</b>.” —<i>The New York Times Book Review</i><br /><i></i><br /><i></i><b>Praise for the Grishaverse</b></p><p>“A master of fantasy.” —<i>The </i><i>Huffington Post</i></p><p>“Utterly, extremely bewitching.” —<i>The Guardian</i></p><p>“The best magic universe since Harry Potter.” —<i>Bustle</i></p><p>“This is what fantasy is for.” —<i>The </i><i>New York Times Book Review</i></p><p>“[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp.” —NPR</p><p>“The darker it gets for the good guys, the better.” —<i>Entertainment Weekly</i></p><p>“Sultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down.” —<i>USA Today</i></p><p>“There’s a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugo’s original epic fantasy that sets it apart.” —<i>Vanity Fair</i></p><p>“Unlike anything I’ve ever read.” —Veronica Roth, bestselling author of <i>Divergent</i></p><p>“Bardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery!” —Rick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series</p><p>“This is a great choice for teenage fans of George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien.” —<i>RT Book Reviews</i></p><p><b>Read all the books in the Grishaverse!</b><br /><b></b><br /><b><u>The Shadow and Bone Trilogy </u></b><br />(previously published as The Grisha Trilogy)<br /><i>Shadow and Bone</i><br /><i>Siege and Storm</i><br /><i>Ruin and Rising</i></p><p><b><u>The Six of Crows Duology</u></b><br /><i>Six of Crows</i><br /><i>Crooked Kingdom</i></p><p><i>The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic</i></p>
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

357

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><em>"'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.'" </em><br /><br />Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true.</p>
Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7)
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

0

Publication Date

January 25, 2016

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All seven eBooks in the multi-award winning, internationally bestselling Harry Potter series, available as one download with stunning cover art by Olly Moss. Enjoy the stories that have captured the imagination of millions worldwide.
His Dark Materials Omnibus
by Philip Pullman

Language

English

Pages

946

Publication Date

January 25, 2012

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<p><i><b>HIS DARK MATERIALS IS SOON TO BE AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!</b><br /><br /> <br /><b> The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife,</b></i><b> and </b><i>The Amber Spyglass</i><b> are available together in one volume perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series that has graced the </b><i>New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Book Sense,</i><b> and </b><i>Publishers Weekly</i><b> bestseller lists.</b><br /><br /> These thrilling adventures tell the story of Lyra and Will—two ordinary children on a perilous journey through shimmering haunted otherworlds. They will meet witches and armored bears, fallen angels and soul-eating specters. And in the end, the fate of both the living—and the dead—will rely on them.<br /><br /> Phillip Pullman’s spellbinding His Dark Materials trilogy has captivated readers for over twenty years and won acclaim at every turn. It will have you questioning everything you know about your world and wondering what really lies just out of reach.<br /><br /> <b>Honors and Praise for His Dark Materials:<br /> An <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> All-Time Greatest Novel<br /> A <i>Newsweek</i> Top 100 Book of All Time</b><br /><br /> <br /> "Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." —<i>The Washington Post </i><br />  <br /> "Very grand indeed." —<i>The New York Times</i><br /><br /> “Pullman is quite possibly a genius.” —<i>Newsweek </i><br /><br /></p>
Two and Twenty Dark Tales: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes
by Month9Books, LLC

Language

English

Pages

382

Publication Date

October 16, 2012

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<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>In this anthology, 20 authors explore the dark and hidden meanings behind some of the most beloved Mother Goose nursery rhymes through short story retellings. The dark twists on classic tales range from exploring whether Jack truly fell or if Jill pushed him instead to why Humpty Dumpty, fragile and alone, sat atop so high of a wall. The authors include Nina Berry, Sarwat Chadda, Leigh Fallon, Gretchen McNeil, and Suzanne Young.
His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Book 1)
by Philip Pullman

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

November 13, 2001

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<b><b><b><i>HIS DARK MATERIALS</i> IS SOON TO BE AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!</b><br /></b><br />The modern fantasy classic that <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and <i>Newsweek </i>hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach.</b><br /><br />Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal—including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world.<br /><br />Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is <i>Lyra</i>: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and true a champion as Roger or Asriel could want.<br /><br />But what Lyra doesn't know is that to help one of them will be to betray the other...<br /><br />A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning <i>The Golden Compass</i> is the first in the His Dark Materials series, which continues with <i>The Subtle Knife</i> and <i>The Amber Spyglass.</i><br /><br /><b>A #1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br /><b>Winner of the <i>Guardian</i> Prize for Children's Fiction</b><br /><b>Published in 40 Countries</b><br /><br />"Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." <i>—The Washington Post </i><br /><br />"Very grand indeed." <i>—The New York Times<br /><br /></i>"Pullman is quite possibly a genius." <i>—Newsweek</i>
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

815

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><em>"'You are sharing the Dark Lord's thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord.'"</em><br /><br />Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time...</p>
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

617

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><em>"'There will be three tasks, spaced throughout the school year, and they will test the champions in many different ways … their magical prowess - their daring - their powers of deduction - and, of course, their ability to cope with danger.'"</em><br /><br />The Triwizard Tournament is to be held at Hogwarts. Only wizards who are over seventeen are allowed to enter - but that doesn't stop Harry dreaming that he will win the competition. Then at Hallowe'en, when the Goblet of Fire makes its selection, Harry is amazed to find his name is one of those that the magical cup picks out. He will face death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizards, but with the help of his best friends, Ron and Hermione, he might just make it through - alive!</p>
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><em>"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'."</em><br /><br />Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!</p><p><em>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is also available as an Illustrated Kindle-in-Motion edition.</em><p>

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