Archive For The “Fantasy” Category
The overseas bestselling sequence with over five million copies bought within the U.S. alone!
For years, the dominion of Araluen has prospered, with the evil lord Morgarath thoroughly in the back of the impassable mountains. For years, its humans have felt safe. however the scheming hand of the darkish lord has no longer been idle. . . . on a unique challenge for the rangers, will and his good friend Horace, an apprentice knight, shuttle to a neighboring village and detect the unsettling fact: the entire villagers have both been slain or captured. yet why? may perhaps or not it's that Morgarath has eventually devised a plan to convey his legions over the supposedly insurmountable move? if that is so, the king?s military is in forthcoming risk of being overwhelmed in a fierce ambush. and should and Horace are the one ones who can store them.
Perfect for enthusiasts of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the jewelry, T.H. White’s The Sword within the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon sequence, and George R. R. Martin’s online game of Thrones/A tune of Ice and hearth series.
By Paul Kane
While nine-tenths of the realm died horrifically, Robert Stokes misplaced every little thing, together with his spouse and his son. the area approximately him progressively descended right into a moment darkish Age, and the previous policeman retreated into the woods close to Nottingham, turning into a hunter, dwelling off the land and averting any kind of human contact... until eventually now.
When nine-tenths of the realm died horrifically, Robert Stokes misplaced every little thing, together with his spouse and his son. the realm approximately him progressively descended right into a moment darkish Age, and the previous policeman retreated into the woods close to Nottingham, changing into a hunter, dwelling off the land and warding off any type of human contact... before. a brand new international despot, De Falaise, has seemed on England and located it ripe for conquest. He leads a military of mercenaries in the course of the Channel Tunnel and works his approach up the rustic, pillaging as he is going. whilst De Falaise arrives at Nottingham and units up his new dominion, Robert reveals himself drawn reluctantly into the resistance, and assumes the mantle of the well-known legend of Robin Hood, in a guerrilla conflict that would take him and his fans to the boundaries of persistence and past. This omnibus collects the novels Arrowhead, damaged Arrow and Arrowland. This standalone omnibus is taken from The Afterblight Chronicles sequence. different volumes comprise School's Out without end by means of Scott okay. Andrews and The Afterblight Chronciles: the United States via Simon Spurrier, Rebecca Levene and Al Ewing.
By Todd J. McCaffrey
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Even although Lorana cured the plague that used to be killing the dragons of Pern, sacrificing her queen dragon within the procedure, the devastating disorder has left too few dragons alive to struggle the autumn of lethal Thread. As morale at Telgar Weyr plunges within the wake of the frequent loss, and Weyrwoman Fiona and the harper Kindan fight to maintain wish from vanishing, a pregnant Lorana makes a decision she needs to take drastic steps. not anything in need of manipulating time itself will undo the wear and tear performed through the plague. yet making an attempt time go back and forth can have devastating consequences—altering historical past, and future, eternally. Now, someway, Lorana needs to have the option to complete what turns out most unlikely: bending the usual legislation of the universe with out wreaking havoc on lifestyles itself. to make sure the way forward for Pern, she’s keen to take the fateful chance—even if it calls for one more, a long way larger, sacrifice.
By Jack Lasenby
In a land referred to as the Whykatto, south of town of Orklun, the sunlight rises offended within the sky, eats the wintry weather grass and flames in the direction of the western horizon. because the sky turns fiery, figures look within the panorama: a boy, limping, followed by means of an outdated lady. solid out from their tribe they make the adventure by myself, clear of the sun' rage, clear of the deserts of the north, towards the southern lands.
This is Ishs story, a story of rejection, of survival opposed to the percentages, of becoming up in an age while a lot is feared, and few may be depended on.
By Katherine Paterson
This Newbery Medal-winning novel via bestselling writer Katherine Paterson is a contemporary vintage of friendship and loss.
Jess Aarons has been training all summer season so he should be the quickest runner within the 5th grade. And he nearly is, until eventually the recent lady at school, Leslie Burke, outpaces him. the 2 turn into quickly buddies and spend such a lot days within the woods at the back of Leslie's condominium, the place they create an enchanted land known as Terabithia. One morning, Leslie is going to Terabithia with out Jess and a tragedy happens. it's going to take the affection of his kinfolk and the power that Leslie has given him for Jess with the intention to take care of his grief.
In addition to being a Newbery Medal winner, Bridge to Terabithia was once additionally named an ALA impressive kid's publication and has turn into a touchstone of kid's literature, as have a lot of Katherine Paterson's different novels, together with The nice Gilly Hopkins and Jacob Have I Loved.
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By Aidan Harte
Within the 1347th yr of Our woman the engineers of harmony defeated the fractious city-state of Rasenna utilizing the paranormal technology of Wave expertise. town of Towers fought again, and for your time Concord's plans for domination have been halted.
But First Apprentice Torbidda regrouped, and reformed harmony to his personal layout. Now he's in absolute keep an eye on, and plotting the ultimate conflict that would pacify Etruria . . . completely. Contessa Sofia Scaligeri may possibly rally her humans once more, yet she is much away within the Crusader state of Akka, trapped together with her son, in thrall to the tyrant Queen Catrina.
By Christopher Stasheff
At the magical planet Gramarye, 500 years from their very own time, Rod and Gwen Gallowglass are held captive in another universe--a international the place purple-skinned, fur-kilted males problem them in primitive conflict. misplaced inside time and area, and not able to speak with the combative natives, Rod and Gwen needs to struggle for his or her freedom and survival.
By C. L. Werner
Gray Seer Thanquol makes use of his deadliest invention to conflict the dwarfs of their mountain holds.
By Jim C. Hines
Jig is a scrawny little nearsighted goblin-a runt even between his puny species. Captured through a celebration of adventurers trying to find a paranormal artifact, and compelled to steer them, Jig encounters each peril ever confronted on a myth quest.
By Jo Walton
Here is a story of a kinfolk facing the dying in their father, a son who is going to court docket for his inheritance, a son who agonizes over his father's deathbed confession, a daughter who falls in love, a daughter who turns into curious about the abolition flow, and a daughter sacrificing herself for her husband.
Here is what sounds for all of the international like an stress-free Victorian novel, probably through Anthony Trollope…except that everybody within the tale is a dragon, purple in teeth and claw.
Here are politics and educate stations, churchmen and relations retainers, courtship, and state houses…in which, at the loss of life of an elder, kin assemble to consume the physique of the deceased. within which society's excessive and effective participants avail themselves of the privilege of killing and consuming the weaker little ones, which they do with rite and savour, turning out to be greater thereby.
You have by no means learn a singular like Tooth and Claw.