The Bone Flute

By Patricia Bow

Camrose, a wonderfully common 12-year-old, has inherited accountability for an old bone flute, an item of quest for 2 time-wandering opponents, one in all them lord of the Otherworld. With assistance from her pal Mark and the not-quite-human Miranda, Camrose braves hearth and lots more and plenty worse to assert the flute and fix it to its rightful--and unexpected--owner.

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Aunt Maria

By Diana Wynne Jones

In Cranbury-on-Sea Aunt Maria principles with a rod of sweetness some distance harder than iron and deadlier than poison. unusual and lousy issues preserve taking place in Cranbury. Why are the entire males it sounds as if gray-suited zombies? Why do the entire children—if you ever see them—behave like clones? And what has occurred to Mig's brother, Chris? may well light, civilized Aunt Maria, together with her speak and day-by-day tea events, probably have something to do with it?

Diana Wynne Jones once more has created an attractive, magical international. Her impressive storytelling and beautiful humorousness completely contain the reader within the lives of a adorable younger heroine and a villainess readers will like to hate.

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The Redemption of Althalus

By David Eddings, Leigh Eddings

Mythmakers and global developers of the 1st order, the Eddingses spin stories that make imaginations leap. Readers have overjoyed to The Belgariad and The Malloreon, magic-filled masterworks chronicling the undying clash among sturdy and evil. yet with these sagas dropped at their positive conclusions, lovers have been left hungry for extra. Now eventually the wait is over. With The Redemption of Althalus, the Eddingses have created their first-ever stand-alone epic delusion . . .

It will be sheer folly to attempt to hide the genuine nature of Althalus, for his flaws are the stuff of legend. he's, as all males understand, a thief, a liar, an occasional assassin, an outrageous braggart, and a guy with out even the slightest trace of honor.

Yet of the entire males on this planet, it really is Althalus, unrepentant rogue and scoundrel, who turns into the champion of humanity in its determined fight opposed to the forces of an old god decided to come back the universe to nothingness. On his strategy to scouse borrow The booklet from the home on the finish of the realm, Althalus is faced by means of a cat--a cat with eyes like emeralds, the voice of a girl, and the powers of a goddess.

She is Dweia, sister to The Gods and a better thief even than Althalus. She needs to be: for very quickly in any respect, she has stolen his center. And extra. She has stolen time itself. For while Althalus leaves the home on the finish of the realm, a lot wiser yet no longer an afternoon older than while he'd first entered it, hundreds of thousands of years have long gone by.

But Dweia isn't the just one in a position to manage time. Her evil brother stocks the ability, and whereas Dweia has been instructing Althalus the secrets and techniques of The booklet, the traditional God has been utilizing the darkish magic of his personal e-book to rewrite historical past. but all isn't really misplaced. yet provided that Althalus, nonetheless a thief at middle, can assemble a ragtag crew of guys, girls, and kids with out cause to belief him or one another.

Boldly written and brilliantly imagined, The Redemption of Althalus is an epic myth to be savored within the examining and back to repeatedly for the knowledge, pleasure, and humor that purely the Eddingses promises.

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Ensam på Mars

By Andy Weir

Efter en misslyckad rymdexpedition lämnas Mark Watney ensam kvar på Mars. Hans besättning är övertygad om att han är död, males Mark Watney lever i alla fall för tillfället. Utan möjlighet att kunna kommunicera sin belägenhet med jorden inser han snart att han måste utnyttja alla sina kunskaper för att överleva. Utrustad med en stor element skarpsinne, och en ännu större dos humor, ger sig Mark Watney i kast med att utmana den röda planetens ogästvänliga miljö med målet att en dag kunna återvända hem.

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The Hollow Queen (The Symphony of Ages)

Acclaimed writer Elizabeth Haydon returns with a heartbreaking story of affection and valor in The hole Queen, the 8th installment of her USA Today bestselling Symphony of a while sequence that all started with Rhapsody.

Beset on each side through the forces of the service provider emperor Talquist, the Cymrian Alliance reveals itself in determined straits. Rhapsody herself has joined the conflict, wielding the Daystar Clarion, leaving her actual identify in hiding along with her little one son. Ashe attempts to enlist assistance from the ocean Mages. inside of their castle of Scholarship lies the White Ivory tower, a spire that may carry the main to unraveling the total quantity of Talquist's machinations. Achmed trips to the reportedly unassailable palace of Jierna Tal, to kill emperor Talquist―all the whereas realizing that whether he succeeds, it could now not be sufficient to prevent the momentum of the battle.

As they try to untangle the internet of Talquist's treachery, the leaders of the Cymrian alliance are met with hindrances at each flip. Rhapsody quickly realizes that the top of this struggle will come at an unbelievable fee: the lives of these she holds dearest.

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A Conspiracy of Alchemists: Book One in The Chronicles of Light and Shadow

By Liesel Schwarz

LEAVE IT TO CHANCE. Eleanor “Elle” likelihood, that is—the intrepid heroine of this edgy new sequence that transforms parts of city delusion, historic event, and paranormal romance into natural storytelling gold.
 
In a Golden Age the place spark reactors energy the airlines, and creatures of sunshine and Shadow stroll overtly between us, a dangerous online game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun.
 
while an strange shipment drags airship-pilot Elle probability into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she needs to confront her future and do every little thing in her strength to forestall the Alchemists from unleashing a paranormal apocalypse.

Praise for A Conspiracy of Alchemists
 
“Oh my Steampunk God! . . . should you like steampunk you certainly need to supply this jewel a try out. it'd be a sin to not, really.”—Butterfly-o-Meter Books
 
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“I really loved this novel and strongly recommend it to Steampunk lovers. I’m confident A Conspiracy of Alchemists will rock your world!”—Tynga’s Reviews
 
“Pure enjoyable to read.”—Karissa’s interpreting evaluation

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