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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</b></i><b> IS NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!</b><i><br /><br /><b>The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife,</b></i><b> and <i>The Amber Spyglass</i> are available together in one volume perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series that has graced the <i>New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Book Sense,</i> and <i>Publishers Weekly</i> 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 /> "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 /><b>Don't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials!</b><br /><b>** THE BOOK OF DUST **</b><br /><b><i>La Belle Sauvage</i></b><br /><b><i>The Secret Commonwealth</i></b></p>
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<br /></i><br /><b>Don't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials!</b><br /><b>** THE BOOK OF DUST **</b><br /><b><i>La Belle Sauvage</i></b><br /><b><i>The Secret Commonwealth<br /></i></b>
The Toll (Arc of a Scythe Book 3)
by Neal Shusterman

Language

English

Pages

637

Publication Date

November 05, 2019

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<b>In the highly anticipated finale to the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created?</b><br /><br />Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him?<br /> <br />The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.
The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2...
by Philip Pullman

Language

English

Pages

641

Publication Date

October 03, 2019

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<b>The #1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller!<br /><br />Return to the world of His Dark Materials—now an HBO original series starring Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda—in the second volume of Philip Pullman’s new bestselling masterwork The Book of Dust.</b><br />  <br /> The windows between the many worlds have been sealed and the momentous adventures of Lyra Silvertongue’s youth are long behind her—or so she thought. Lyra is now a twenty-year-old undergraduate at St. Sophia’s College and intrigue is swirling around her once more. Her daemon Pantalaimon is witness to a brutal murder, and the dying man entrusts them with secrets that carry echoes from their past. <br />  <br /> The more Lyra is drawn into these mysteries, the less she is sure of. Even the events of her own past come into question when she learns of Malcolm Polstead’s role in bringing her to Jordan College. <br />  <br /> Now Lyra and Malcolm will travel far beyond the confines of Oxford, across Europe and into the Levant, searching for a city haunted by daemons, and a desert said to hold the truth of Dust. The dangers they face will challenge everything they thought they knew about the world, and about themselves.<br />  <br /><b>Praise for The Book of Dust<br /><br />“It’s a stunning achievement, this universe Pullman has created and continues to build on.” <b>—</b><i>The New York Times</i></b><br />  <br /><b>“Pullman’s writing is simple, unpretentious, beautiful, true. The conclusion to The Book of Dust can’t come soon enough.”—<i>The Washington Post</i></b>
His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife (Book 2)
by Philip Pullman

Language

English

Pages

304

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></b><br /><br />The spellbinding sequel to <i>The Golden Compass</i>, 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," continues the epic adventure, catapulting readers between worlds, and toward a devastating discovery.</b><br /><br />Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will—a boy on the run, a murderer—a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.<br /><br />Each is searching—Lyra for the meaning of Dark Matter, Will for his missing father—but what they find instead is a deadly secret, a knife of untold power. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, their destinies are bound together...until they are split apart.<br /><b><br /><b>A #1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br />Published in 40 Countries</b><br /><br />“Just as quick-moving and unputdownable as <i>The Golden Compass</i>. . . . The mysteries deepen and the wonders grow even more extravagant.” —<i>The Washington Post<br /><br /></i>“Pullman’s imagination soars . . . A literary rollercoaster ride you won’t want to miss.”—<i>The Boston Globe</i><br /><br /> “The story gallops with ferocious momentum . . . Devilishly inventive.” —<i>The New York Times Book Review<br /></i><br /><b>Don't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials!</b><br /><b>** THE BOOK OF DUST **</b><br /><b><i>La Belle Sauvage</i></b><br /><b><i>The Secret Commonwealth</i></b>
American Royals
by Katharine McGee

Language

English

Pages

443

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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<b><b><i>New York Times</i></b><b> Bestseller</b><br /><br />What if America had a royal family? If you can't get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> meets <i>The Crown</i>. Perfect for fans of <i>Red, White, and Royal Blue</i> and <i>The Royal We</i>!</b><br /><br />Two princesses vying for the ultimate crown. <br />Two girls vying for the prince's heart. <br />This is the story of the American royals.<br /><br />When America won the Revolutionary War, its people offered General George Washington a crown. Two and a half centuries later, the House of Washington still sits on the throne. Like most royal families, the Washingtons have an heir and a spare. A future monarch and a backup battery. Each child knows exactly what is expected of them. But these aren't just any royals. They're American.<br /><br />As Princess Beatrice gets closer to becoming America's first queen regnant, the duty she has embraced her entire life suddenly feels stifling. Nobody cares about the spare except when she's breaking the rules, so Princess Samantha doesn't care much about anything, either . . . except the one boy who is distinctly off-limits to her. And then there's Samantha's twin, Prince Jefferson. If he'd been born a generation earlier, he would have stood first in line for the throne, but the new laws of succession make him third. Most of America adores their devastatingly handsome prince . . . but two very different girls are vying to capture <i>his</i> heart.<br /><br />The duty. The intrigue. The Crown. <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Katharine McGee imagines an alternate version of the modern world, one where the glittering age of monarchies has not yet faded--and where love is still powerful enough to change the course of history.<br /><br />"The lives of the American royal family will hook you in the very first pages and never let go. Relatable, believable, fantastical, aspirational, and completely addictive." --Sara Shepard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars and Perfectionists series
The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air Book 3)
by Holly Black

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

November 19, 2019

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<b>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Holly Black, comes the highly anticipated and jaw-dropping finale to The Folk of the Air trilogy. </b><br /> <i>He will be the destruction of the crown and the ruination of the throne</i><br /><br /> Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold onto. Jude learned this lesson when she released her control over the wicked king, Cardan, in exchange for immeasurable power. <br /><br /> Now as the exiled mortal Queen of Faerie, Jude is powerless and left reeling from Cardan's betrayal. She bides her time determined to reclaim everything he took from her. Opportunity arrives in the form of her deceptive twin sister, Taryn, whose mortal life is in peril.<br /><br /> Jude must risk venturing back into the treacherous Faerie Court, and confront her lingering feelings for Cardan, if she wishes to save her sister. But Elfhame is not as she left it. War is brewing. As Jude slips deep within enemy lines she becomes ensnared in the conflict's bloody politics. <br /><br /> And, when a dormant yet powerful curse is unleashed, panic spreads throughout the land, forcing her to choose between her ambition and her humanity... <br />
Harley Merlin and the Secret Coven
by Bella Forrest

Language

English

Pages

402

Publication Date

August 27, 2018

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<strong>When a rogue 19-year-old witch is recruited to help guard an ancient magical Bestiary, mystery and danger ensue...</strong><br />_____________________________________________<br /><br /><strong><em>Being an empath has its advantages.</em></strong><br /><br />Harley Merlin can sense people’s emotions, among other things. It’s how she snagged her first job pinpointing cheaters at a casino.<br /><br />But she has no clue where she got these freakish powers because she spent her childhood jumping from home to home in the foster system, and her father left her with nothing more than a cryptic note.<br /><br />Then she crosses paths with a terrifyingly real monster. Which is when a mysterious and annoyingly arrogant young warlock named Wade Crowley steps in, introducing her to a hidden world of beasts, magicals, and covens riddled with secrets—as well as clues about her murky past.<br /><br />Whether she likes it or not, this new world is where she belongs. But after a disturbing twist of events, Harley quickly realizes that her past is darker than she could ever have imagined.<br /><br />And that someone in the coven is out for her blood.<br /><br />With the help of Wade and her new friends, she must figure out who the traitor is and why they’re targeting her... Before the human and magical worlds dangerously collide.<br /><br /><strong>Potter fans, welcome to an exciting new world.</strong><br /><br />_____________________________________________<br /><br /><strong>*What Early Readers Are Saying:*</strong><br /><br /><em>"I love the Harry Potter series. This first book here made me realize I could <strong>love another series.</strong> It's great!!" ★★★★★</em><br /><br /><em>“Harley grabs you by the hand and <strong>drags you right into</strong> her world.” ★★★★★</em><br /><br /><em>“Enchanting! A <strong>fantastic new take</strong> on magic and monsters.” ★★★★★</em><br /><br /><em><strong>"Heart warming</strong> story line with intrigue and suspense.” ★★★★★</em><br /><br /><em>“Well written, funny, and <strong>refreshingly different.</strong>”</em> ★★★★★<br /><br /><em>“Would recommend it for teens and adults alike.” ★★★★★</em><br /><br /><strong>Over 6,100 worldwide 5 star reviews of the series.</strong><br /><br />_____________________________________________<br /><br /><strong>If you're a fan of J.K. Rowling or Cassandra Clare, this will be a ride you won't want to miss. <br /><br />Buy now and start turning the pages...</strong><br /><br /><em>*Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts.*</em>
Supernova
by Marissa Meyer

Language

English

Pages

557

Publication Date

November 05, 2019

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<p>All's fair in love and anarchy... </p><p><i>Supernova</i>, the epic conclusion to <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Marissa Meyer's thrilling Renegades Trilogy finds Nova and Adrian struggling to keep their secret identities concealed while the battle rages on between their alter egos, their allies, and their greatest fears come to life. Secrets, lies, and betrayals are revealed as anarchy once again threatens to reclaim Gatlon City.</p>
His Dark Materials: The Amber Spyglass (Book 3)
by Philip Pullman

Language

English

Pages

480

Publication Date

November 13, 2001

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<b><b><b><b><b><i><b><b><i><b><b><b><i><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 /></i></b></b></b></i></b></b></i></b></b></b></b><br />The unforgettable His Dark Materials trilogy that began with <i>The Golden Compass</i>—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"—and continued with <i>The Subtle Knife</i>, reaches its astonishing conclusion in <i>The Amber Spyglass.</i></b><br /><br />Throughout the worlds, the forces of both heaven and hell are mustering to take part in Lord Asriel's audacious rebellion. Each player in this epic drama has a role to play—and a sacrifice to make. Witches, angels, spies, assassins, tempters, and pretenders, no one will remain unscathed.<br /><br />Lyra and Will have the most dangerous task of all. They must journey to a gray-lit world where no living soul has ever gone and from which there is no escape.<br /><br />As war rages and Dust drains from the sky, the fate of the living—and the dead—comes to depend on Lyra and Will. On the choices they make in love, and for love, forevermore.<br /><br /><b>A #1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br /><b>Winner of the Whitbread Award</b><br /><b>Winner of the British Book Award (Children's)</b><br /><b>Published in 40 Countries</b><br /><b> </b><br />"Masterful.... This title confirms Pullman's inclusion in the company of C.S. Lewis and Tolkien." —<i>Smithsonian Magazine</i><br /><br />"Pullman has created the last great fantasy masterpiece of the twentieth century. An astounding achievement." <i>—The Cincinnati Enquirer<br /></i><br />"War, politics, magic, science, individual lives and cosmic destinies are all here . . . shaped and assembled into a narrative of tremendous pace by a man with a generous, precise intelligence. I am completely enchanted." —<i>The New York Times Book Review<br /></i><br />"Breathtaking adventure . . . a terrific story, eloquently told." <i>—<i>The Boston Globe<br /></i></i><br /><b>Don't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials!</b><br /><b>** THE BOOK OF DUST **</b><br /><b><i>La Belle Sauvage</i></b><br /><b><i>The Secret Commonwealth</i></b>

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