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Sep 21

Terry Brooks

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Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on. It lets me capture the magic I felt reading my favorite books, and imagining my own worlds. A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore. I think that it gives both the reader and writer more room to play. Terry Brooks in an interview by Random House.

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Sep 14
Tankborn by Karen Sandler

Tankborn by Karen Sandler

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Karen Sandler is an American author who has previously published many romance books. After earning a BA in math and an MS in computer science, she worked as a software engineer for fifteen years. She sold her first romance novel in 1997, and is now writing young adult novels. Her first…

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Sep 12
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

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Reading Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy spurred me to read his earlier works. Elantris is his debut novel (released in 2005), and I found it to be every bit as engaging and wonderful as I expected. High Priest Hrathen of Shu Derethi, the militaristic religion underlying the power of Fjorden, is…

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Sep 10
The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater

The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater

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Maggie Steifvater is a New York Times bestselling author living in Virginia. Her works include the Books of Faerie novels, the Wolves of Mercy Falls series and the upcoming novel The Scorpio Races. Maggie is an award winning artist, plays several instruments, and has sold the rights to her novel,…

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Sep 05

Jennifer Fallon

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I love the genre. I love playing with societies and religions and philosophies, shaking them up and seeing how they settle. Jennifer Fallon, ARWZ Literary Magazine interview

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Aug 30
The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

Reviews 1 ★★★★½

Sam Bowring is a writer and comedian living in Sydney, Australia. He published his first book, Sir Joshua and the Unprofessional Dragon, at 19, and since then he has written several other books and stage plays. He has also written for television shows such as Rove (Ten Network) and The…

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Aug 27

J. K. Rowling

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Harry goes off into this magical world, and is it any better than the world he’s left? Only because he meets nicer people. Magic does not make his world better significantly. The relationships make his world better. Magic in many ways complicates his life. J. K. Rowling – Time Magazine US…

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Aug 25
The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

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  In this series Lian Hearn follows the life of Takeo – the young man adopted by a Lord of the Otori clan to be his heir. The books are set in a fictional feudal Japan and depict an enormous power struggle between the many clan lords who rule the…

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