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Ranger’s Apprentice series–all here now!

We have had some guys asking for fantasy fiction with male protagonists/heroes. You want to read something great beyond The Lord of the Rings. Come checkout The Ranger’s Apprentice. We’ve filled out the series, and finally have them all. I … Continue reading

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“Shadow and Bone”

  Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Alina is an unlikely heroine. A lonely orphan whose only friend is fellow orphan Mal, she is raised without love or concern for her welfare. Both are recruited into the Ravka army as … Continue reading

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Adult Books for Teens: “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman “‘Oh monsters are scared,’ said Letty. ‘That’s why they’re monsters. . . .  As for grownups. . . .  I’m going to tell you something important. Grownups don’t look … Continue reading

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“Cloaked”

  What makes Flinn’s fractured fairy tales so enjoyable is that they really incorporate magic. Elves, witches, magical articles like cloaks and rings—they are all at work in Cloaked. Johnny Marco works at his family’s shoe repair shop in the … Continue reading

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Adult books for teens: “The Night Circus”

   The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern When the child Celia Bowen is delivered to her father, the famous magician Prospero (Hector Bowen), a challenge is taken up. Prospero believes that magical talent is inborn. Celia is an example with … Continue reading

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