Tag Archives: Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic

Behemoth (Leviathan)

Author: Scott Westerfeld Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers. Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and […]

Ghost Town: The Morganville Vampires

Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: NAL Product Description Get ready for “non-stop vampire action” (Darque Reviews) in the latest Morganville Vampire novel from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine. While developing a new system to maintain Morganville’s defenses, student Claire Danvers discovers a way to amplify vampire mental powers. Through this, she’s able to re-establish […]

City of Ashes

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of the […]

Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon

Author: Jonathan Stroud Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Bartimaeus, everyone’s favorite (wise-cracking) djinni, is back in book four of this best-selling series. As alluded to in the footnotes throughout the series, Bartimaeus has served hundreds of magicians during his 5,010 year career. Now, for the first time, fans will go back in time with […]

Harry Potter Et La Coupe De Feu / Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (French Edition)

Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Gallimard

Pendragon (Boxed Set): The Merchant of Death, The Lost City of Faar, The Never War, The Reality Bug, Black Water

Author: D.J. MacHale Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Bobby Pendragon was a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He had a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. Then one day his uncle Press showed up telling Bobby that some people needed his help, and nothing has been the same since. Now Bobby knows that he […]

The Islands of the Blessed (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))

Author: Nancy Farmer Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books Product Description In this much-anticipated conclusion to the Sea of Trolls trilogy, Notland is no place to seek one’s true calling. Or is it?

The Lost Years of Merlin

Author: T. A. Barron Publisher: Philomel Product Description There has never been a magic like Merlin’s, and T. A. Barron reveals how the legend was born in his adventure-loving five-book epic featuring the heroic young wizard and his unforgettable band. To celebrate the epic, which has sold over a million copies, Philomel has created a […]

I Shall Wear Midnight

Author: Terry Pratchett Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and now she is on her own. As the witch of the Chalk, she […]

Daniel X: Demons and Druids – Free Preview

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Product Description Daniel X’s hunt to eliminate each and every intergalactic criminal on Earth is always relentless, but this time, it’s getting personal. Number Three on the List of Alien Outlaws takes the form of raging, soul-possessing fire. And fire transports Daniel back to the most traumatic event of […]

Torment (Fallen)

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description Hell on earth. That’s what it’s like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel. It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the […]

Yu-Gi-Oh!: Millennium World, Vol. 5 (Yu-Gi-Oh! (Graphic Novels)) (v. 5)

Author: Kazuki Takahashi Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description The final saga of the Yu-Gi-Oh! epic! After many deadly duels, Yugi has collected the three Egyptian God Cards, the key to remembering his own past life as an Egyptian pharaoh. When the cards take Yugi’s soul back in time, can he defeat the villains of […]

The Littles and the Lost Children (The Littles #12)

Author: John Peterson Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description In this rousing new adventure about tiny people, Winkie and Tip Small-Fry are lost in Trash City, the secret community under the town dump. Black-and-white illustrations.

A Dragon in the Family

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jackie French Koller Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Rescuing Zantor the dragonling and bringing him home from the Valley of the Dragons, Darek and his brother Clep are branded traitors by their friends and must prove to everyone that dragons can be good neighbors. Reprint. SLJ.

The Little Soul And The Earth I’m Somebody!: A Children’s Parable Adapted From Conversations With God (Young Spirit Books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Neale Donald Walsch Publisher: Hampton Roads Pub Co Product Description The collaborative team that brought you The Little Soul and the Sun (Hampton Roads, ISBN 1-57174-087-2, 1998) returns with an uplifting follow-up. The first book in a new series of Little Soul adventures, The Little Soul and the Earth finds our […]

Tuesday

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book. Amazon.com Review “Tuesday evening, around eight”–a deceptively mundane beginning for what proves to be a thrilling, miraculous, and surreal amphibian journey. […]

Christmas Magic

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Michael Garland Publisher: Puffin Product Description Emily knows there’s Christmas magic in the air when she slips out of bed and is greeted by a wild and enchanting scene: her pets are singing “Jingle Bells;” presents are flying around a spinning Christmas tree; mice are baking Christmas pies! And out the […]

Shadowland: The Immortals

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: Alyson Noël Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Enter the realm of the Immortals—the #1 New York Times bestselling series that’s been acclaimed as breathtaking, mesmerizing, flawless and extraordinary.   Ever and Damen have traveled through countless past lives—and fought off the world’s darkest enemies—so they could be together forever.  But […]

Maximum Ride: Saving the World (Maximum Ride Book #3)

Rating: (137 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description In MAXIMUM RIDE: SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS, the time has arrived for Max and her winged “Flock” to face their ultimate enemy and discover their original purpose: to defeat the takeover of “Re-evolution”, a sinister experiment to […]

The Hunchback Assignments

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Arthur Slade Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Product Description A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London. The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to transform his appearance, and Mr. Socrates raises him in […]

Transformers Mix & Match

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: David Roe Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Inspired by the Transformers movie, Prime Directive, this colorful book lets kids create countless character combinations by simply flipping the die-cut panels on each page. Imagine a Transformer that has Optimus Prime’s head, Bumblebee’s body, and Jazz’s legs. That’s just one of more than […]

The Sable Quean (Redwall)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description He appears out of thin air and vanishes just as quickly. He is Zwilt the Shade, and he is evil. Yet he is no match for his ruler, Vilaya the Sable Quean. Along with their hordes of vermin, these two have devised a plan to […]

Classic Starts: The Time Machine (Classic Starts Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: H. G. Wells Publisher: Sterling Product Description H. G. Wells’s sobering, thought-provoking novel is one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created—and as powerful today as when it was written. After inventing a machine that moves through time, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far, far into the […]

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Rating: (652 reviews) Author: C.S. Lewis Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Now considered a classic, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is C.S. Lewis’s second book of The Chronicles of Narnia, which has captured the imaginations of children for several generations.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)

Rating: (5191 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that’s supposed to […]

The Magician’s Nephew

Rating: (270 reviews) Author: C.S. Lewis Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis shows us how it all began — the glorious birth of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King. It is followed by six more books that collectively tell the history of a […]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3)

Rating: (2636 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents’ deaths. Amazon.com Review For most children, summer vacation is something to look forward to. But not for our 13-year-old hero, […]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

Rating: (3670 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Product Description We could tell you, but then we’d have to Obliviate your memory. Amazon.com Review The long-awaited, eagerly anticipated, arguably over-hyped Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has arrived, and the question on the minds of kids, adults, fans, and skeptics alike is, “Is […]

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Rating: (151 reviews) Author: C.S. Lewis Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Book five of The Chronicles of Narnia continues the saga of C.S. Lewis’s beloved land of fantastic creatures and unlikely heroes. Readers of any age will be entranced as the crew of the Dawn Treader approaches the “Worlds End.” Amazon.com Review The BBC Radio […]

Littles Have A Merry Christmas (Littles First Readers)

Author: John Peterson Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval Product Description It’s almost Christmas, and all the Littles are full of good cheer…all except Uncle Nick. Uncle Nick just moved in. It was time for him to rest after thirty years of fighting mice in Trash City. Uncle Nick likes his new home, but […]

Magic Tree House #29: Christmas in Camelot (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The Magic Tree House series has become a staple for inspiring kids to read. Christmas in Camelot is a very special Magic Tree House book. Here, author Mary Pope Osborne uses the literary skills for which she’s known to […]

Eragon

Rating: (2897 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy—until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a […]

Evermore: The Immortals

Rating: (299 reviews) Author: Alyson Noël Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Since a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras, hear people’s thoughts, and know a person’s life story by touch.   Going out of her way to shield herself from human contact to suppress her abilities has branded […]

The Sorcerer of the North: Book Five

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy-boring, even-until Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is […]

City of Glass

Rating: (174 reviews) Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description To save her mother’s life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters — never mind that enter-ing the city without permission is against the Law, and breaking the Law could mean death. To make things worse, […]

Carpe Corpus

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: Signet Product Description In the small college town of Morganville, vampires and humans lived in (relative) peace-until all the rules got rewritten when the evil vampire Bishop arrived, looking for the lost book of vampire secrets. He-s kept a death grip on the town ever since. Now an […]

The Graveyard Book

Rating: (386 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living […]

Fate (My Blood Approves series)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Product Description Fate – the second installment in the My Blood Approves series… Alice Bonham thinks she’s finally found a balance in her life between the supernatural and real life with her brother Milo. Jack – her sorta vampire boyfriend – keeps her at arm’s length to keep […]

Blood Promise: A Vampire Academy Novel

Rating: (192 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description The recent Strigoi attack at St. Vladimir’s Academy was the deadliest ever in the school’s history, claiming the lives of Moroi students, teachers, and guardians alike. Even worse, the Strigoi took some of their victims with them . . . including Dimitri. He’d rather die […]

Brisingr Deluxe Edition

Rating: (677 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Experience the bestselling phenomenon of Brisingr, now in a deluxe edition! This deluxe edition includes deleted scenes, never-before-seen art by the author, and a guide to dwarf runes.   Following the colossal battle against the Empire’s warriors on the Burning Plains, […]

The Lord of the Rings

Rating: (1504 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description For over fifty years, J.R.R. Tolkien’s peerless fantasy has accumulated worldwide acclaim as the greatest adventure tale ever written. No other writer has created a world as distinct as Middle-earth, complete with its own geography, history, languages, and legends. And no one has created […]

Raising Dragons (Dragons in Our Midst, Book 1)

Rating: (92 reviews) Author: Bryan Davis Publisher: Living Ink Books Product Description Modern fantasy novel that inspires young people to pursue faith, courage, and love, to dig deep within to find their God-given strengths no matter how difficult the circumstances.

Harry Potter y la cámara secreta

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Lectorum Publications Product Description Harry está en su segundo año en la escuela de magia y hechicería. En este episodio Harry tiene que defender la escuela de los malvados que pretenden destruirla. Se tiene que enfrentar con arañas gigantes, serpientes encantadas y fantasmas enfurecidos.

Fablehaven

Rating: (182 reviews) Author: Brandon Mull Publisher: Deseret Book Company Product Description “The dialogue snaps and sizzles. . . like Harry Potter, Fablehaven can be read aloud in a family with as much pleasure for grownups as for children. . . Do yourself a favor, and don’t miss the first novel by a writer who […]

Ink Exchange

Rating: (119 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the Faery Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark Court, is battling to hold his rebellious and newly vulnerable fey […]

Flutter (My Blood Approves series)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Product Description Flutter – the third book in the My Blood Approves series… Being undead doesn’t make life any easier for Alice Bonham. Her younger brother’s love life is heating up, while hers is… more complicated. Mae is falling apart, her best friend Jane is addicted to vampire […]

Spells (Aprilynne Pike)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Aprilynne Pike Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description “I can’t just storm in and proclaim my intentions. I can’t ‘steal’ you away. I just have to wait and hope that, someday, you’ll ask,” Tamani said. “And if I don’t?” Laurel said, her voice barely above a whisper. “Then I guess I’ll be waiting […]

The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1)

Rating: (359 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it’s like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the “flock”–Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel–are just like ordinary kids–only they have wings and can fly. It […]

The Magician

Rating: (93 reviews) Author: Michael Scott Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description After fleeing Ojai, Nicholas, Sophie, Josh, and Scatty emerge in Paris, the City of Lights. Home for Nicholas Flamel. Only this homecoming is anything but sweet. Perenell is still locked up back in Alcatraz and Paris is teeming with enemies. Nicollo […]

The City of Ember (Books of Ember)

Rating: (498 reviews) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Publisher: Yearling Product Description NOW A MAJOR motion picture starring Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Saoirse Ronan, and Harry Treadaway! This tie-in edition of The City of Ember features a movie-art cover and an 8-page photo insert. Jeanne DuPrau’s instant classic tells the story of the great, underground […]