Availability: The year of the witching / Alexis Henderson.
A young woman living in a rigid, repressive society discovers dark powers within herself, with terrifying and far-reaching consequences. In Bethel, where the Prophet's word is law, Immanuelle Moore's very existence is blasphemy. The daughter of an union with an outsider that cast her once-proud family into disgrace, Immanuelle does her best to worship the Father. But when she begins to learn grim truths about the Church and its history, she realizes the true threat to Bethel is its own…
Availability: There will come a darkness : an age of darkness novel / Katy Rose Pool.
For generations the Seven Prophets guided humanity with their visions, ending wars and uniting nations--until the day they vanished, leaving behind the promise of a looming Age of Darkness and the birth of a Prophet who could be the world's salvation . . . or the cause of its destruction.
Availability: A declaration of the rights of magicians / H.G. Parry.
It is the Age of Enlightenment, of new and magical political movements, from the necromancer Robespierre calling for revolution in France to the mage Toussaint L'Ouverture leading the slaves of Haiti in their fight for freedom, to the bold new Prime Minister William Pitt weighing the legalization of magic amongst commoners in Britain and its colonies overseas. But amidst all of the upheaval of the early modern world, there is an unknown force inciting all of civilization into violent…
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Daevabad Trilogy 1. Step into The City of Brass, the spellbinding debut from S. A. Chakraborty--an imaginative alchemy of The Golem and the Jinni, The Grace of Kings, and Uprooted, in which the future of a magical Middle Eastern kingdom rests in the hands of a clever and defiant young con artist with miraculous healing gifts.
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Kingston Cycle, 1. In an Edwardian England-like world in the shadow of a World War, cabals of noble families use their unique magical gifts to control the fates of nations, while one young man seeks only to live a life of his own. Magic marked Miles Singer for suffering the day he was born, doomed either to be enslaved to his family's interest or to be committed to a witches' asylum. He went to war to escape his destiny and came home a different man, but he couldn't leave his past behind.
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Winternight Trilogy, 1. In a village at the edge of the wilderness of northern Russia, a stranger presents a new father with a gift - a precious jewel on a delicate chain, intended forhis young daughter. Uncertain of its meaning, Pytor hides the gift away and Vasya grows up a wild, willful girl. But when mysterious forces threaten their village, Vasya discovers that, armed with the necklace, she may be the only one who can keep the darkness at bay.
Availability: Sword of fire / Katharine Kerr.
Justice War , 1. The bards are the people's voice--and their sword. All over the kingdom of Deverry, the common people are demanding reform of the corrupt law courts. In Aberwyn, the situation catches fire when Gwerbret Ladoic allows a bard to starve to death rather than hear their grievances. Guildwoman Alyssa, a student at the scholars' collegium, and Lady Dovina, the gwerbret's daughter, know that evidence exists to overthrow the so-called traditional legal system, if they can only get to…
Availability: Dreaming again : thirty-five new stories celebrating the wild side of Australian fiction / edited by Jack Dann.
Jack Dann gathers thirty-five of the best and brightest in a golden age of Australian fiction to pen fantastic new tales to shock, astound, and delight. The outstanding bestselling authors include Garth Nix, Terry Dowling, Sean McMullen, Kim Wilkins, Sara Douglass, A. Bertram Chandler, Cecilia Dart-Thornton, Stephen Dedman, Trudi Canavan, John Birmingham, Margo Lanagan, Janeen Webb, Isobelle Carmody, and many others.
Licanius Trilogy 1. It has been 20 years since the god-like Augurs were overthrown and killed. Now, those who once served them, the Gifted, are spared only because they have accepted the rebellion's Four Tenets, vastly limiting their own powers. As a young Gifted, Davian suffers the consequences of a war lost before he was even born. But when Davian discovers he wields the forbidden power of the Augurs, he unwittingly sets in motion events that will change his life and shake the world.
Availability: Warrior of the Altaii / Robert Jordan.
The waterholes of the Plain are drying up, and Wulfgar, leader of the Altaii people faces many other challenges. Elspeth, a visitor from another world, holds the answers, but first Wulfgar must learn to ask the right questions. This is Robert Jordan's never-before-published first novel, which he wrote before his well-known Wheel of Time series.
Poppy War, 1. When Rin aced the Keju--the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies--it was a shock to everyone. Targeted from the outset by rival classmates for her color, poverty, and gender, Rin discovers she possesses a lethal, unearthly power--an aptitude for the nearly-mythical art of shamanism. But war is coming, and now, Rin's shamanic powers may be the only way to save her people.
Availability: The rage of dragons / Evan Winter.
Game of Thrones' meets 'Black Panther' in this debut epic fantasy about a world caught in an eternal war, and the young man who will become his people's only hope for survival. The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for almost two hundred years. The lucky ones are born gifted. Everyone else is fodder, destined to fight and die in the endless war. Young, gift-less Tau knows all this, but when those closest to him are brutally murdered, Tau dedicates himself to an unthinkable…
Search Results - "Gwynne, John, 1968- Of blood and bone ;"
(Of Blood and Bone, 1) The Banished Lands are experiencing a new era of peace, imposed often forcibly by the angelic Ben-Elim. But this peace is fragile, and something rotten lurks at its heart. Young soldier Rae will do anything to join the White Wings, the Ben-Elim's peace keeping force. But a shocking betrayal shakes her view of the world and she must decide where her true allegiances lie.
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Green Bone Saga, 1. Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for -- and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family have used it to enhance their magical abilities and defend the island from foreign invasion. When a powerful new drug emerges that lets anyone -- even foreigners -- wield jade, the simmering tension between the Kauls and the rival Ayt family erupts into open violence.
Search Results - "De Castell, Sebastien. Spellslinger ;"
(Spellslinger, 1). Kellen is moments away from facing his first duel and proving his worth as a spellcaster. There's just one problem: his magic is fading. Facing exile unless he can pass the mage trials, Kellen is willing to risk everything - even his own life - in search of a way to restore his magic. But when the enigmatic Ferius Parfax arrives in town, she challenges him to take a different path.
Search Results - "Williams, Tad. Last king of Osten Ard
Last King of Osten Ard, 1. More than thirty years have passed since the events of the Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy, and the world has reached a critical turning point once again. The realm is threatened by divisive forces, even as old allies are lost, and others are lured down darker paths. Perhaps most terrifying of all, the Norns--the long-vanquished elvish foe--are stirring once again, preparing to reclaim the mortal-ruled lands that once were theirs....