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Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: "In the Tale of The Fall of Gondolin are two of the greatest powers in the world. There is Morgoth of the uttermost evil, unseen in this story but ruling over a vast military power from his fortress of Angband. Deeply opposed to Morgoth is Ulmo, second in might only to Manwë, chief of the Valar: he is called the Lord of Waters, of all seas, lakes, and rivers under the sky. But he works in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION TOL

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Hawke, Ethan

Summary: "It is 1483, and Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, a Cornish knight, is about to ride into battle. On the eve of his departure, he composes a letter to his four young children, consisting of twenty virtues that provide instruction on how to live a noble life, and on all the lessons, large and small, that he might have imparted to them himself were he not expecting to die on the battlefield. "Why am I...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAW

Abercrombie, Joe

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie's thrilling new series continues in the follow-up to Half a King, which George R. R. Martin hailed as "a fast-paced tale of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from page 1 and refused to let go." Sometimes a girl is touched by Mother War. Thorn is such a girl. Desperate to avenge her dead father, she lives to fight. But she has been named a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABE

Brett, Peter V.

Summary: "In the grand tradition of George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, David Eddings, and Robert Jordan, New York Times bestselling author Peter V. Brett continues his critically acclaimed Demon Cycle, which last left off in The Daylight War"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Liu, Ken

Summary: "Kuni Garu, now known as Emperor Ragin, runs the archipelago kingdom of Dara, but struggles to maintain progress while serving the demands of the people and his vision. Then an unexpected invading force from the Lyucu empire in the far distant west comes to the shores of Dara--and chaos results. But Emperor Kuni cannot go and lead his kingdom against the threat himself with his recently healed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIU

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION LIU

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fantasy Liu 2016

Hobb, Robin

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "After nearly killing his oldest friend, the Fool, and finding his daughter stolen away by those who were once targeting the Fool, FitzChivarly Farseer is out for blood. And who better to wreak havoc than a highly trained and deadly former royal assassin? Fitz might have let his skills go fallow over his years of peace, but such things, once learned, are not so easily forgotten. And nothing is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOB

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: Fantasy Hobb 2015

Hobb, Robin

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Summary: "Nearly twenty years ago, Robin Hobb burst upon the fantasy scene with the first of her acclaimed Farseer novels, Assassin's Apprentice, which introduced the characters of FitzChivalry Farseer and his uncanny friend the Fool. A watershed moment in modern fantasy, this novel--and those that followed--broke exciting new ground in a beloved genre. Together with George R. R. Martin, Robin Hobb...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2014

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fantasy Hobb 2014

Hawke, Ethan

Summary: It is 1483, and Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, a Cornish knight, is about to ride into battle. On the eve of his departure, he composes a letter to his four young children, consisting of twenty virtues that provide instruction on how to live a noble life, and on all the lessons, large and small, that he might have imparted to them himself were he not expecting to die on the battlefield. "Why am I...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAW

Pratchett, Terry

Summary: "Change is afoot in Ankh-Morpork--Discworld's first steam engine has arrived, and once again Moist von Lipwig finds himself with a new and challenging job"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRA

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: S.F. Pratchett 2014

Grossman, Lev.

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Summary: "Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But he can't hide from his past, and it's not long before it comes looking for him. Along with Plum, a brilliant young undergraduate with a dark secret of her own, Quentin sets out on a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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Samatar, Sofia

Summary: Four women-- a soldier, a scholar, a poet, and a socialite-- are caught up on opposing sides of a violent revolution. Using the sword, pen, body, and voice, the four struggle not just to survive, but to make history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAM

McClellan, Brian

Summary: "Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas's supposed allies: the Church, workers unions, and mercenary forces. Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavily on his few...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2013

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Miéville, China

Summary: In the chaos of wartime Marseille, 1941, American engineer--and occult disciple--Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti-Nazi group, including Surrealist theorist Andre Breton. In the strange games of the dissident diplomats, exiled revolutionaries, and avant-garde artists, Parsons finds and channels hope. But what he unwittingly unleashes is the power of dreams and nightmares, changing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIE

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Brooks, Terry

Summary: "In this, the third stand-alone Shannara novel in the Defenders of Shannara series (following The High Druid's Blade and The Darkling Child), the daughter of a reviled sorcerer, Leofur is nothing like her dreaded father. When her life-partner, Paxon Leah, leaves on a dangerous mission, Leofur protects Paxon's sister. When she is abducted Leofur is forced to choose between saving Paxon from a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF BRO

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Brooks 2016

Abercrombie, Joe

Summary: Words are weapons. Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. If she is to reclaim her birthright, she must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge. Only half a war is fought with swords. The deeply cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king's minister....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ABE

Liu, Ken

Summary: "The Grace of Kings, the first book in this epic series, tells the story of two men who become friends through rebelling against tyranny and then turn against each other in defense of irreconcilable ideals. Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet, in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LIU

Liu, Ken

Summary: "The Grace of Kings, the first book in this epic series, tells the story of two men who become friends through rebelling against tyranny and then turn against each other in defense of irreconcilable ideals. Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet, in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Martin, George R. R.

Summary: "This is the comprehensive guide to all things Game of Thrones and beyond. From the prehistory to the coming of the First Men, through the reign of the Targaryen kings and Robert's Rebellion, this guide--co-written by George R.R. Martin and the immenselyknowledgeable founders and keepers of the www.westeros.org site--will tell series readers old and new all they might want to know about the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Correia, Larry

Summary: After the War of the Gods, the demons were cast out and fell to the world. Mankind was nearly eradicated by the seemingly unstoppable beasts, until the gods sent the great hero, Ramrowan, to save them. He united the tribes, gave them magic, and drove the demons into the sea. Yet as centuries passed, Gods and demons became myth and legend, and the people no longer believed. The Age of Law began....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Publishing Enterprises 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fantasy Correia 2015

Leonard, Anne

Summary: "Prince Corin has been chosen to free the dragons from their bondage to the Empire, but dragons aren't big on directions. They have given him some of their power, but none of their knowledge. No one, not the dragons nor their riders, is even sure what keeps the dragons in the Empire's control. Tam, sensible daughter of a well-respected doctor, had no idea before she arrived in the capital that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LEO

Karpyshyn, Drew.

Summary: "Drew Karpyshyn has made his mark with imaginative, action-packed work on several acclaimed videogames, including Mass Effect and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, as well as in a succession of New York Times bestselling tie-in novels. Now Karpyshyn introduces a brilliantly innovative epic fantasy of perilous quests, tormented heroes, and darkest sorcery--a thrilling adventure that vaults...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAR

Dalglish, David.

Summary: "Man or God; what happens when the lines are blurred? Haern is the King's Watcher, protector against thieves and nobles who might fill the night with blood. Yet hundreds of miles away, an assassin known as the Wraith has begun slaughtering those in power, and leaving the symbol of the Watcher in mockery. When Haern travels south to confront his copycat killer, he finds a city ruled by the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DAL

Bates, Callie

Summary: The land has awoken, and news of magic's rebirth has traveled across the sea. Jahan, a daring noble who has been concealing his powers, is finally ready to stop hiding. Now he returns to the imperial capital, where the use of magic carries a death sentence. There, he must face his dark past, learn to embrace his gifts, and prevent an all-out war across the kingdoms.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2018

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Islington, James

Summary: "It has been twenty 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. He and his friends are despised beyond their school walls for the magical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISL