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The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss - Apr 07, 2009 (first published in 2007)
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This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name o...
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Wheel of Time
Books 1-3 (The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn)
Robert Jordan - Oct 29, 2019 (first published in 1990)
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This box set of paperbacks includes the first three books in Robert Jordan's bestselling epic fantasy series, the Wheel of Time. No saga since Tolkien's Lord of the Rings has evoked such fervor among readers. In the first Wheel of Time book, The Eye of the World, Jordan introduces a world broken by phenomenal power and threatened by engulfing shado...
The Warded Man
Book One of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett - Mar 23, 2010 (first published in 2008)
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As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise—demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity. For hundreds of years the demons have terrorized the night, slowly culling the human herd that shelters behind magical wards—symbols of power whose origins are lost in myth and whose protection is terrifyingly frag...
The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan - Sep 18, 2014 (first published in 1990)
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The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. But one truth remains, and what mortal men forget, the Aes Sedai do not ...What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the shadow....
Stormlight Archive MM Boxed Set I, Books 1-3
The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance, Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive)
Brandon Sanderson - Aug 25, 2020
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Archive Boxed Set I includes books 1-3 in the epic fantasy series.Welcome to the remarkable world of Roshar, a world both alien and magical, where gigantic hurricane-like storms scour the surface every few days and life has adapted accordingly. Roshar is shared by humans and the en...
Furies of Calderon
Jim Butcher - Jun 28, 2005 (first published in 2004)
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For a thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the furies - elementals of earth, air, fire, water, and metal. But now, Gaius Sextus, First Lord of Alera, grows old and lacks an heir. Ambitious High Lords plot and maneuver to place their Houses i...
The Codex Alera
Jim Butcher - Jan 01, 2011
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Title In This Collection:- Princeps'' Fury: A compulsively fast-paced fantasy adventure, set in a world where courage and ingenuity vie with magic and power. Captain''s Fury A compulsively fast-paced fantasy adventure, set in a world where courage and ingenuity vie with magic and power. Cursor''s Fury: A compulsively fast-paced fantasy adventur...
Kushiel's Dart
Jacqueline Carey - Jun 23, 2001
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The land of Terre d'Ange is a place of unsurpassing beauty and grace. It is said that angels found the land and saw it was good... and the ensuing race that rose from the seed of angels and men live by one simple rule: Love as thou wilt. Phèdre nó Delaunay is a young woman who was born with a scarlet mote in her left eye. Sold into indentured servi...
The King Must Die
A Novel
Mary Renault - Feb 12, 1988 (first published in 1958)
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In myth, Theseus was the slayer of the child-devouring Minotaur in Crete. What the founder-hero might have been in real life is another question, brilliantly explored in The King Must Die. Drawing on modern scholarship and archaeological findings at Knossos, Mary Renault’s Theseus is an utterly lifelike figure—a king of immense charisma, whose boun...
Lens of the World
R. A. MacAvoy - Apr 01, 2014 (first published in 1990)
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A New York Times Notable Book: The incredible tale of a tenacious orphan and his journey to discover his identity. This is the story of Nazhuret, an outcast, the dwarfish offspring of unknown parents. Yet his story is a great one, filled with surprising rewards and amazing adventures. By the hands of Powl, mentor, madman, and lens grinder, Nazhuret...
The Spirit Thief
Rachel Aaron - Oct 01, 2010
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Eli Monpress is talented. He's charming. And he's a thief.But not just any thief. He's the greatest thief of the age - and he's also a wizard. And with the help of his partners - a swordsman with the most powerful magic sword in the world but no magical ability of his own, and a demonseed who can step through shadows and punch through walls - he's ...