The Magic Kingdom of Landover, Volume 1 by Terry Brooks

By Terry Brooks

Collects 3 books in "The Magic nation of Landover" series:

Magic state on the market -- Sold!: released 1986
The Black Unicorn: released 1987
Wizard at huge: released 1988
Also includes an excerpt of "Princess of Landover", released 2009.

Capture the myth, thrills, and far-flung event of the 1st 3 novels in Terry Brooks’s enthralling Magic nation of Landover series–now for the 1st time in a single gripping volume.

Chicago attorney Ben vacation can’t fathom what lies forward while he purchases Landover–a magical nation of chivalry and sorcery–from Meeks, the mysterious vendor who put the advert. Weary and jaded, Ben clings to the ad’s promise: “Escape into your dreams.” yet Landover isn't the enchanted idyll he expected.

The state is in spoil. The barons refuse to acknowledge Ben as King, a dragon is decimating the nation-state, and a demon lord has challenged any potential ruler to a deadly duel. To make issues worse, the Paladin, popular champion of the Kings of Landover, looks in basic terms a legend.

Ben’s purely allies are a bumbling courtroom magician, a conversing puppy grew to become court docket scribe, and the gorgeous Willow, who's half woman, half tree. along with his pals in tow, Ben units out to say the throne. but if Meeks makes a decision he desires Landover again, Ben will face supernatural foes of each stripe to turn out himself necessary of the kingship. The query is: Can he live to tell the tale?

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The Golden Age of Death (Calliope Reaper-Jones, Book 5) by Amber Benson

By Amber Benson

Meet Amber Benson's "authentically unique creation" (Locus)

My identify is Calliope Reaper-Jones (Callie to my friends). I’m Death’s Daughter and—as of very recently—the (reluctant) head of my father’s corporation, dying, Inc.

I used to be steadily studying tips to be a businesswoman. Had the facility matches and sneakers down, even though the each day was once sluggish going. Then i used to be blindsided by way of Enemies Unknown and despatched off to I-don’t-know-where. no longer a superb thing.

Now not just needs to my family and friends be frantic, yet with no CEO, dying, Inc., can’t functionality. With the newly deceased left loose to roam the Earth, it’s the zombie apocalypse come true.

I’ve obtained to get back—for my sake and the sake of, oh, all humanity…

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Fortress of Owls (Fortress, Book 3) by C. J. Cherryh

By C. J. Cherryh

"I Dreamed of Owl. that implies Wizardry is Near."

Tristen is a weapon in an historical struggle among wizardry and sorcery. he's a summoning and a shaping, delivered to lifestyles by means of a wizard. And his sword is a weapon to boot. Its prepared blade, marked Illusion on one part and Truth on the opposite, as soon as helped Tristen win the throne of Ylesuin for the younger king Cefwyn, gaining Tristen the stewardship of the courageous nation of Amefel.

Tristen's rule in Amefel is blessed with awesome neighbors: one a stalwart and straightforward warrior, the opposite a tender insurgent with royal blood. however the scarlet banners of conflict are unfolding back, and much greater than a country is at stake. Now Tristen needs to take in the sword--as good because the Sihhë magic he has forsworn. he's destiny's personal, created a combatant in a miles older and extra fearsome clash than any ever imagined by means of mere mortal guy. And he's approximately to do conflict once again. . . .

Rich with magic, intrigue, and experience, this excessive delusion sequence from the acclaimed C. J. Cherryh brings to existence a fascinating international as genuine as, but way more wondrous, than our own.

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Lilith by George Macdonald

By George Macdonald

"Lilith is equivalent if no longer greater to the easiest of Poe," the good 20th-century poet W.H. Auden stated of this novel, however the comparability purely starts to the touch at the richness, density, and sweetness of this overdue 19th-century grownup delusion novel. First released in 1895 (inhabiting a universe with the early Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, and Oscar Wilde--not to say Thomas Hardy), this can be the tale of the aptly named Mr. Vane, his magical condominium, and the trips into one other international into which it leads him.

Meeting up with one secret after one other, together with Adam and Eve themselves, he slowly yet definitely explores the secret of the human fall from grace, and of our redemption. prompt into the methods of seeing the deeper realities of this world--seeing, in a feeling, by means of the sunshine of the spirit--the reader and Mr. Vane either feel that MacDonald writes from his personal deep event of radiance, from a bliss so profound that death's darkness itself is completely eclipsed in its gentle. --Doug Thorpe

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Revelation (The Revelation Series, Book 1) by Randi Cooley Wilson

By Randi Cooley Wilson

A unswerving PROTECTOR,

Eve Collins begins her freshman yr in school blissfully unaware that one revelation will problem every little thing she’s believed to be precise approximately her kinfolk, lifestyles, and destiny, and correct in the middle of all of it is Asher St. Michael.

Mysterious and aloof, Asher is appointed to guard Eve in any respect expenses. certain by means of his oath of loyalty to mankind, loving her is forbidden.

Dark and enigmatic, Gage Gallagher can be much more harmful to Eve than the demonic military that hunts her.

Caught in the course of a centuries previous battle, Eve needs to select aspects figuring out that the incorrect selection will rate greater than simply her existence.

Can Asher and Eve fulfil their destinies or will their love spoil everything?

Revelation is a trip of self-discovery, love, and sacrifice.

This is quantity one in every of a series.

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The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition) by J. R. R. Tolkien

By J. R. R. Tolkien

This new version contains the fiftieth-anniversary totally corrected textual content surroundings and, for the 1st time, an intensive new index.

One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to deliver all of them and within the darkness bind them

In precedent days the jewelry of energy have been crafted through the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the darkish Lord, cast the single Ring, filling it together with his personal strength in order that he might rule all others. however the One Ring was once taken from him, and notwithstanding he sought it all through Middle-earth, it remained misplaced to him. After many a while it fell by accident into the fingers of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins.

From Sauron's fastness in the dead of night Tower of Mordor, his strength unfold all over the place. Sauron accumulated all of the nice jewelry to him, yet continually he hunted for the only Ring that will entire his dominion.

When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his younger cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a dangerous quest: to trip throughout Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the darkish Lord, and spoil the hoop by means of casting it into the Cracks of Doom.

The Lord of the earrings tells of the nice quest undertaken through Frodo and the Fellowship of the hoop: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger referred to as Strider.

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), loved during the global because the author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the earrings, and The Silmarillion, used to be a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke collage, and a fellow of Merton collage till his retirement in 1959. His leader curiosity was once the linguistic points of the early English written culture, yet whereas he studied vintage works of the prior, he used to be making a set of his personal.

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Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time: Eye of the World #14 by Robert Jordan, Chuck Dixon

By Robert Jordan, Chuck Dixon

The Wheel of Time maintains to show! considering they're secure from threat, Rand, Mat, and Perrin choose to discover the lifeless urban of Aridhol and look for treasure. What they notice as an alternative is an old evil that even the trollocs pursuing them are fearful of. sign up for us for the following exciting bankruptcy during this version of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time: the attention of the realm!

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The Hand of Chaos (The Death Gate Cycle, Book 5) by Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

By Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

Chaos is in every single place because the Lord of the Nexus orders his servant Haplo and the human baby referred to as Bane to additional their master's paintings on Arianus, the world of air. yet their one time significant other Alfred has been solid into the lethal Labyrinth. And by some means the murderer Hugh the Hand has been resurrected to accomplish his darkish venture. extra vital, the evil strength that Haplo and Alfred stumbled on on Arianus has escaped. As Haplo's doubts approximately his grasp develop deeper, he needs to come to a decision no matter if to obey the Lord of the Nexus or betray the robust Patryn...and activity to carry peace to the universe.

From the Paperback edition.

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The Colour of Magic (Discworld, Book 1) by Terry Pratchett

By Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a respected place within the halls of parody subsequent to the likes of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.

The colour of MagicM is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage throughout the now-legendary land of Discworld. this is often the place all of it starts off -- with the vacationer Twoflower and his wizard consultant, Rincewind.

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Breath Of Air by Katie Jennings

By Katie Jennings

Her identify was once Capri, and he or she used to be Air. She was once born with a present she didn’t comprehend. a present so unusual, so extraordinary that she had stored it mystery for so long as she might keep in mind, despising that it made her diverse while all she sought after used to be to be common, to belong. As an orphan, belonging to somebody, somebody, could were a major blessing, one she may have given up all that she had simply to get a style of. however the fact used to be that she didn’t belong within the orphanage in Virginia, or perhaps within the usa. in reality, she didn’t belong with humans in any respect. simply because she wasn’t considered one of them, not likely. She used to be whatever even more amazing. She may possibly shift the course of the wind, create billowing clouds out of not anything, and style birds into dancing on her open palm. She belonged to an elite team of beings, liable for holding the stability of nature and the security of Earth from an underworld that deserved to be feared, and had to be managed. And after years of being misplaced, she had eventually been chanced on, and now the reality of ways she had ended up to this point from domestic used to be turning into horribly transparent to her. yet there’s somebody who doesn’t wish her to come; a person who is aware Capri was once the one witness to an act of heinous treason and violent homicide. And while she starts off to go looking her stories for info of the evening she was once taken from her domestic, information that may implicate a killer, she unearths herself the unwary goal of an otherworldly darkish strength reason on silencing her whatsoever attainable.

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