By Gerald Morris
With his consistent move of clever fools and silly clever males, holy hermits and others of a little less holiness, plotting magicians and conniving women, Gerald Morris infuses those medieval tales with a riotous humor all his own.
By Tom Holt
Monsters are roaming the streets of London. after all, a few monsters are scarier than others:
Unicorns? No bother.
Vampires? gigantic deal.
Werewolves? Ho hum.
Lawyers? ... Aaargh!
Duncan's boss does not imagine that he is lower out to be a attorney. he is not a pack animal. He lacks the killer intuition. but if his ally from institution barges his long ago into Duncan's lifestyles, with an entire aiding forged of legal professionals, ex-wives, zombies and snow-white unicorns, it is not lengthy earlier than issues turn into especially unsettling.
By Brandon Sanderson
Elantris used to be the capital of Arelon: monstrous, appealing, actually radiant, choked with benevolent beings who used their robust magical skills for the good thing about all. but every one of those demigods was a regular individual until eventually touched via the mysterious reworking strength of the Shaod. Ten years in the past, without notice, the magic failed. Elantrians turned wizened, leper-like, powerless creatures, and Elantris itself darkish, filthy, and crumbling.
Arelon's new capital, Kae, crouches within the shadow of Elantris. Princess Sarene of Teod arrives for a wedding of nation with Crown Prince Raoden, hoping -- in accordance with their correspondence -- to additionally locate love. She reveals as an alternative that Raoden has died and she or he is taken into account his widow. either Teod and Arelon are less than risk because the final closing holdouts opposed to the imperial goals of the ruthless spiritual enthusiasts of Fjordell. So Sarene comes to a decision to exploit her new prestige to counter the machinations of Hrathen, a Fjordell excessive priest who has come to Kae to transform Arelon and declare it for his emperor and his god.
But neither Sarene nor Hrathen suspect the reality approximately Prince Raoden. plagued by an identical curse that ruined Elantris, Raoden was once secretly exiled by means of his father to the darkish urban. His fight to assist the wretches trapped there starts a chain of occasions that may deliver wish to Arelon, and maybe show the key of Elantris itself.
A infrequent epic myth that does not recycle the classics and that's an entire and enjoyable tale in a single quantity, Elantris is fleet and enjoyable, choked with surprises and characters to care approximately. it is also the fantastic debut of a welcome new celebrity within the constellation of fantasy.
By Anthony Reynolds
Whilst the observe Bearers introduced their shock attack on Calth, it marked the start in their righteous crusade of vengeance opposed to the hated Ultramarines Legion. yet for one younger acolyte of Kor Phaeron, it's not the sons of Guilliman that he seeks to convey low - via infernal pacts and daemonic strength he strives to carve out a future for himself in the course of the best warfare that the galaxy has ever visible. The identify of Marduk might be spoken with awe for millennia nonetheless to come...
By Lemony Snicket
SOON TO BE A NETFLIX unique SERIES
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are clever little ones. they're captivating, and ingenious, and feature friendly facial expression. regrettably, they're highly unlucky.
In the 1st books by myself, the 3 young children come upon a grasping and repulsive villain, itchy garments, a disastrous hearth, a plot to scouse borrow their fortune, a lumpy mattress, a dangerous serpent, a wide brass analyzing lamp, an extended knife, and a negative odour.
In the culture of significant storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely darkish comedy that's either literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. by no means sooner than has a story of 3 likeable and unlucky youngsters been rather so enthralling, or particularly so uproariously unhappy.
By Guy Gavriel Kay
Tigana is the mystical tale of a beleaguered land suffering to be unfastened. it's the story of a humans so cursed by means of the black sorcery of a merciless despotic king that even the identify in their once-beautiful place of origin can't be spoken or remembered.
Anthology of brief tales revealing the untold stories of the Underworld War.
The Heresy got here to Calth suddenly. in precisely a couple of hours of betrayal and bloodshed, the proud warriors of the XIIIth Legion – Guilliman’s personal Ultramarines – have been laid low by means of the treachery in their erstwhile brothers of the XVIIth. Now, because the planet is scoured through sunlight flares from the wounded Veridian celebrity, the survivors needs to take the struggle to the rest note Bearers and their foul allies, or face damnation within the gloomy arcology shelters underneath the planet’s floor. a set of news via authors together with Dan Abnett, Aaron Demsbki-Bowden and Rob Sanders. The conflict for Calth is much from over...
By Orson Scott Card
A darkish and strong fable from the bestselling writer of Ender's Shadow.
Enter town of Hart's desire, governed through gods either robust and detached, riddled with sorcery and revenge. town used to be captured via a rebellious lord, Palicrovol, who overthrew the harsh king, Nasilee, hated by way of his humans.
Palicrovol, too, was once merciless, as befitted a king. He took the genuine mantle of kinghood by way of forcing Asineth, now Queen by way of her father's loss of life, to marry him, raping her to consummate the wedding. [But he used to be no longer merciless adequate to rule.] He allow her reside after her humiliation; reside to endure a daughter; dwell to come from exile and retake the throne of Hart's Hope.
But she, in flip, despatched Palicrovol into exile to reproduce a son who may, within the identify of the God, take again the dominion from its merciless Queen.
By James Maxwell
With the destiny in their fatherland nonetheless in jeopardy, siblings Ella and Miro needs to face the Primate’s evil as he discovers a brand new method: a style to extract essence from human blood.
The Primate has been briefly defeated, yet his domestic used to be inhabited via the Evermen, and their old secrets and techniques nonetheless stay. because the mysterious Evrin units out to damage every little thing he can, the Primate stumbles upon an historic publication that tells of a hidden relic with unfathomable power—and he'll cease at not anything to discover it.
Realizing the answer to defeating the Primate and saving the Empire is tied to the hidden relic, Ella, Miro, Killian, and the wilderness prince Ilathor needs to race to arrive the relic prior to the Primate…or undergo disastrous consequences.
Published in 2014, the hugely acclaimed Evermen Saga is a global bestseller.
Revised variation: This variation of The Hidden Relic comprises editorial revisions.
By John Crowley
John Crowley's masterful Little, Big is the epic tale of Smoky Barnable, an nameless younger guy who travels via foot from the town to a spot referred to as Edgewood—not stumbled on on any map—to marry day-by-day Alice Drinkawater, as used to be prophesied. it's the tale of 4 generations of a novel kin, dwelling in a home that's many homes at the magical border of an otherworld. it's a tale of wonderful love and heartrending loss; of very unlikely issues and unshakable destinies; and of the good story that envelops us all. it's a wonder.