A Tale of Magic...

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A Tale of Magic...

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Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316523496

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 496

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Book Summary: This #1 New York Times bestseller is the first book in a new series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans! When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever? Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new. A #1 New York Times bestsellerAn IndieBound bestseller A USA Today bestseller A Wall Street Journal bestseller Don't miss: A TALE OF WITCHCRAFT...


Struck By Lightning

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Struck By Lightning

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316232920

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 256

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Book Summary: Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal follows the story of outcast high school senior Carson Phillips who blackmails the most popular students in his school into contributing to his literary journal to bolster his college application; his goal in life is to get into Northwestern and eventually become the editor of The New Yorker. At once laugh-out-loud funny, deliciously dark, and remarkably smart, Struck By Lightning unearths the dirt that lies just below the surface of high school. The film Stuck By Lightning features Colfer's own original screenplay. Colfer also stars in the film alongside Allison Janney, Christina Hendricks, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Hyland, and Polly Bergen.


The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316204919

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

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Book Summary: The first book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories about two siblings who fall into a fairy-tale world! Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with fairy tale characters they grew up reading about. But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.


The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns

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The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316252379

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 528

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Book Summary: After decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back with a vengeance. Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother! Against the will of their grandmother, the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.


The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide

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The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316355860

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

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Book Summary: The epic conclusion to Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! In the highly anticipated conclusion to the Land of Stories series, Conner and Alex must brave the impossible. All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters--heroes and villains--are no longer confined within their world! With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet. Can the twins restore order between the human and fairy tale world? Breathtaking action mixed with laugh out loud moments and lots of heart will make this a gripping conclusion for many fans!


The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning

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The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 031640683X

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

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Book Summary: In the third book in the New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer, the Brothers Grimm have a warning for the Land of Stories. Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him--until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm. With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother Goose, Conner sets off on a mission across Europe to crack a two-hundred-year-old code. Meanwhile, Alex Bailey is training to become the next Fairy Godmother...but her attempts at granting wishes never go as planned. Will she ever be truly ready to lead the Fairy Council? When all signs point to disaster for the Land of Stories, Conner and Alex must join forces with their friends and enemies to save the day. But nothing can prepare them for the coming battle...or for the secret that will change the twins' lives forever. The third book in the bestselling Land of Stories series puts the twins to the test as they must bring two worlds together!


Trollbella Throws a Party

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Trollbella Throws a Party

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316435430

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Book Summary: Celebrate Queen Trollbella's birthday in this companion picture book to Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling Land of Stories series. It's Queen Trollbella's birthday and she's throwing herself an epic celebration. She has everything a troll girl would want: musicians, magical creatures, carnival rides, a gigantic cake, and more. So why isn't she having any fun? Trollbella knows something is missing. When she meets a goblin boy sneaking into her party, Trollbella decides to share her party, and she discovers that a happy kingdom and learning to give back is the best gift she could've ever received. This enchanted tale about the importance and the joy of sharing will be a must-have for Land of Stories fans, younger siblings, and new readers alike.


The Land of Stories: The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide

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The Land of Stories: The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316523313

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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Book Summary: A behind-the-scenes, comprehensive look at the #1 New York Times bestselling series. A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information about the series, and more, including sketches from the author, "Secrets from the Land of Stories," and "Chris's Top Ten Tips for Writers." Perfect for new and mega-fans alike, this full-color guidebook illustrated by series artist Brandon Dorman captures the magical ins and outs of the Land of Stories we know and love and delivers new, never-before-seen art and information sure to thrill and satisfy readers.


The Fowl Twins

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The Fowl Twins

Author: Eoin Colfer

Publisher: Disney Electronic Content

ISBN: 1368049109

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 354

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Book Summary: One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl twins--scientist Myles, and Beckett, the force of nature--are left in the care of house security (NANNI) for a single night. In that time they befriend a troll who has clawed his way through the earth's crust to the surface. Unfortunately for the troll, he is being chased by a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun, who both need the magical creature for their own gain, as well as a fairy-in-training who has been assigned to protect him. The boys and their new troll best friend escape and go on the run. Along the way they get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened, killed (temporarily), and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms, but the one that exists between a pair of twins.


The Curvy Tree

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The Curvy Tree

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316299421

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Book Summary: The debut picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer Once upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different! This picture book stands alone, but also plays an important role in the Land of Stories series--making this a must-have book for fans and new readers alike!


Adventures from the Land of Stories: Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

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Adventures from the Land of Stories: Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316383384

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Book Summary: Learn about all things royal from fan favorite character Queen Red Riding Hood in this fun addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories. From beloved author Chris Colfer comes a magnificent guide for anyone who is either royal, or might one day become royal after narrowly escaping Death by Wolf. Read the pages within for boundless wisdom regarding royal style and advice on how to handle one's subjects. We wish you a long and successful reign (provided you are not an enemy of our kingdom). Full of fun and helpful tips, fans will love getting a mandatory education from her majesty, Queen Red Riding Hood.


Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries

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Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316383333

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Book Summary: Get a front row seat to the adventures of the mischievous Mother Goose, a fan favorite character in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories. Mother Goose has had centuries of adventure and finally she's allowing her favorite readers to take a peek at all her secrets. Who else gossiped with Queen Elizabeth I, taught geography to Napoleon, marched for equal rights with Martin Luther King Jr., and served as Andy Warhol's muse? With Chris Colfer's trademark wit and humor, fans will love getting the inside scoop on Mother Goose.


A Tale of Time City

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A Tale of Time City

Author: Diana Wynne Jones

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101567007

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 384

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Book Summary: A thrilling story by the legendary Diana Wynne Jones—with an introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin. London, 1939. Vivian Smith thinks she is being evacuated to the countryside, because of the war. But she is being kidnapped - out of her own time. Her kidnappers are Jonathan and Sam, two boys her own age, from a place called Time City, designed especially to oversee history. But now history is going critical, and Jonathan and Sam are convinced that Time City's impending doom can only be averted by a twentieth-century girl named Vivian Smith. Too bad they have the wrong girl. . . .


A Secret History of Witches

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A Secret History of Witches

Author: Louisa Morgan

Publisher: Redhook

ISBN: 031650856X

Genre: Fiction

Page: 496

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Book Summary: A sweeping historical saga that traces five generations of fiercely powerful mothers and daughters -- witches whose magical inheritance is both a dangerous threat and an extraordinary gift. Brittany, 1821. After Grand-Mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep it hidden. But when World War II looms on the horizon, magic is needed more urgently than ever -- not for simple potions or visions, but to change the entire course of history. Praise for A Secret History of Witches: "I loved it. A beautiful generational tale, reminiscent of Practical Magic. . .. Grounded and real, painful and hopeful at the same time." —Laure Eve, author of The Graces "Historical fiction at its absolute finest....Deliciously absorbing." —Boston Globe "At once sprawling and intimate, A Secret History of Witches deftly captures the greatest magic of all: the love between mothers and daughters." —Jordanna Max Brodsky, author of The Wolf in the Whale For more from Louisa Morgan, check out: The Witch's Kind The Age of Witches


The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey

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The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316383201

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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Book Summary: The fifth book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! The Masked Man has captured all the royal families from the Land of Stories with the help of his army of literature's greatest villains, including the Wicked Witch of the West, the Queen of Hearts, and Captain Hook. With his sinister plan finally in motion, he is eager to destroy the families and take his place as emperor. Alex and Conner know they are no match against the Masked Man's legion of villains, but they realize that they may be in possession of the greatest weapon of all: their own imaginations! So begins the twins' journey into Conner's very own stories to gather an army of pirates, cyborgs, superheroes, and mummies as they band together for the ultimate fight against the Masked Man. Meanwhile, an even more dangerous plan is brewing--one that could change the fates of both the fairy-tale world and the Otherworld forever. Conner's tales come alive in the thrilling fifth adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling Land of Stories series.


A Tale of Two Houses

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A Tale of Two Houses

Author: Susan Harris

Publisher: CTP Pulse

ISBN: 1634223551

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 300

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Book Summary: If you think you know how this story ends—think again! Centuries ago, the royal house of witches in Vernanthia split into two factions: House Cambridge and House Montgomery. These two houses warred with each other for an age, causing widespread bloodshed and death. Those without magic—the Nulls—suffered the most. One day, a favored daughter of the Nulls was slain. With her dying breath, she cursed the covens to know no peace until love was possible between the houses. That curse had long since been forgotten—until now. Julian Montgomery is the reluctant Prince of House Montgomery and Rowan Cambridge is in no rush to become the Queen of House Cambridge. Both heirs long for freedom from their birthright obligations. When fate throws these two star-crossed lovers together, it sends them on a collision course with destiny that neither could have predicted. “The magical Romeo and Juliet reimagining you didn’t know you needed”- Melanie (Melanie’s Muses) Shakespeare’s classic Romeo & Juliet is reimagined in this compelling drama about two young people drawn by fate into an unwinnable situation. If you think you know how this story ends—think again! A Tale of Two Houses is the first novel in a new and exciting trilogy from best-selling author Susan Harris Novels in The Defy the Stars Trilogy by Susan Harris: A Tale of Two Houses (March 2019- Now available!) Until Death Do Us Part (April 2019- Now available!) In Defiance of the Stars (May 2019- Final novel will release to complete the trilogy.)


A Tale of 3 Witches

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A Tale of 3 Witches

Author: Christiana Miller,Barbra Annino

Publisher: HekaRose Publishing

ISBN:

Genre: Fiction

Page: 93

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Book Summary: When a mysterious stranger invades Amethyst, IL, stealing souls to feed a demon and generally ruining Halloween for the local kids, three witches join forces to take him on. This short novelette reunites Mara, Gus, Aunt Tillie and Grundleshanks the Toad (from the Toadwitch paranormal series) with Stacy Justice, the Geraghty Girls and Thor, the Great Dane, (from the Stacy Justice paranormal mystery series). As Gus, Mara and Stacy band together, they're bossed around by the cantankerous ghost of Mara's Aunt Tillie, tripped up by the spirit of Lord Grundleshanks the Poisonous Toad, backed up by Stacy's grandmother's coven, and given assistance by a local hoodoo master -- in-between episodes of Antiques Road Show, that is -- but they're still in for the Samhain of their lives. If they don't stop the stranger's nefarious plan, the only thing they can count on is that all three of their souls will be at risk! This is a quirky, paranormal adventure that combines thrills and chills with all-out spooky fun. It's a fun, fast-paced read, meant to tide readers over until Miller's and Annino's next full-length novels are released. However, it also works as a stand-alone to introduce new readers to the quirky paranormal world of the main characters. It includes short excerpts from the paranormal novels "Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead" and "Opal Fire."


Unlocking the Spell

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Unlocking the Spell

Author: E.D. Baker

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1599909332

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Book Summary: The second book in the Wide-Awake Princess series, a magical retelling of Sleeping Beauty, by the author of The Frog Princess. Now that Annie has helped her sister Gwendolyn (a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty) wake up from the 100-year curse by finding her beloved prince, you would think that things would get back to normal. Think again! That beloved prince, Beldegard, is stuck in the body of a bear and the only way that Annie can be free of the two irritating lovebirds is to help-by finding the evil dwarf who cast the spell. Luckily, Annie has assistance from handsome prince Liam, and she has many tricks up her non-magical sleeve . . . Don't miss the rest of the Wide-Awake Princess series by E. D. Baker: The Wide-Awake Princess Unlocking the Spell The Bravest Princess Princess in Disguise Princess between Worlds The Princess and the Pearl Princess before Dawn And these other magical series: Tales of the Frog Princess The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker More Than a Princess Magic Animal Rescue and more


Strega Nona

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Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442449446

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Book Summary: In this e-book edition, Tomie dePaola retells his classic story against a charming musical score. Strega Nona—"Grandma Witch"—is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical ever-full pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. Big Anthony is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden, but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, he recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.


The Dunwich Horror

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The Dunwich Horror

Author: H. P. Lovecraft

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 1776597192

Genre: Fiction

Page: 65

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Book Summary: In this supremely creepy story from horror master H.P. Lovecraft, an unspeakable horror is unleashed upon the quaint burg of Dunwich, Massachusetts in the form of a young boy named Wilbur Whateley, the son of a disfigured albino woman and a mysterious -- and possibly demonic -- father. Wilbur's birth ushers in a series of strange events in the town that only intensify as he grows older. Will the townspeople be able to contain this curse before it's too late?