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Christopher James Paolini is an American author. He is best known for The Inheritance Cycle, which consists of the books Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, Inheritance, and the follow up short story collection The Fork, the Witch and the Worm.
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Cinders and Sparrows
Stefan Bachmann - Oct 13, 2020
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A suspenseful tale of witches, family, and magic from internationally bestselling author Stefan Bachmann. Readers of Kate Milford's Greenglass House, Victoria Schwab's City of Ghosts, and Diana Wynne Jones will be riveted.When a scarecrow climbs over the garden wall, delivering twelve-year-old orphan Zita Brydgeborn a letter saying she has inherite...
Christopher Paolini
Jan 08, 2021
Recently read: #cindersabdsparrows by @Stefan_Bachmann Lovely prose and cool world! Thanks for the book!      source
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A Novel
Naomi Novik - Mar 01, 2016
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“Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he’s still a man, and our fathers would band together a...
Christopher Paolini
Sep 04, 2019
This book. This book is EXCELLENT. Really enjoyed it. Can't wait to read Spinning Silver. @naominovik #Uprooted      source
A Universe from Nothing
Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing
Lawrence M. Krauss - Jan 01, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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Bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place.“Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And finally, why is there something rather than nothing?”One of the few prominent scientists today to have cro...
Christopher Paolini
Mar 21, 2019
Recently read. Good book. Some interesting ideas. Would like to see an updated version now that CERN has basically disproven supersymmetry. #auniversefromnothing #lawrencekrauss      source
The Martian
Andy Weir - Oct 28, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he's alive. And even if he could get word out, h...
Christopher Paolini
Nov 03, 2015
[email protected] Yup. Enjoyed the book. Have to imagine the author is pretty happy with this adaptation. #TheMartian      source
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
A Magic Shop Book (2)
Bruce Coville - Nov 01, 2007 (first published in 1991)
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Beloved author Bruce Coville's classic tale about a boy who accidentally hatches a dragon. Sixth-grader Jeremy Thatcher discovers a strange magic shop he has never seen before. He enters, and his life is changed forever. Buying what he thinks is a marble, he discovers he has really purchased a dragon’s egg. ...
Christopher Paolini
Mar 24, 2015
@wolfgrl15 Boredom. And I loved the book "Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher" by Bruce Coville. #AskCP      source