Title: The King of Fu
Author: Benjamin Davis
Genre: Memoir / Magical realism / Coming of age
The kingdom of Fu is the unique backdrop Benjamin Davis uses to share the beginning of his life story. Divided into three parts–umbilical cords, childhood, and adolescence–The King of Fu is a reflection of his feelings about everything from his relationships with his family members to death, sex, and pornography and focuses on the question of what it means to be an adult.
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Title: Valley Fever
Author: C. J. Bahr
Genre: Fantasy / Supernatural Suspense
This quick-paced novel recounts the adventures of Jill Cassidy—a geology student and assistant to Professor Mitchell—as she uncovers the existence of the Fae, immortal creatures entrusted with the care of the earth.
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Title of the Book: The Metanoia Phases: The Change of Heart
Author name: Maria E. L. Thomassen
Genre: YA Fantasy
Magic, romance, and family secrets collide in this young adult fantasy novel by Maria Thomassen. As the crowned princess of Serendia, Maria has always known love and security. Beloved by friends and family and admired by many, she has always been certain about her place in the world.
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Harry Potter meets A Knight’s Tale meets Pirates of the Caribbean in this swashbuckling second installment of the Shades of Magic trilogy.
In fact, its quite unfair to describe this book in terms of pop culture references because it is so much more than the sum of all its parts, but I do it only to emphasise how truly magnificent this book is.
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Author: M. Ainihi
Genre: Dark Fantasy
An ordinary Saturday morning hike sends Amanda to a magical world of genies and evil sorcerers after she and her father stumble across ancient ruins in the forest. When Amanda tries to unearth a strange relic buried in the ground, she falls into an underground cellar. She has no idea how she escapes from what should have been her coffin, but she’s pretty certain it has something to do with the mysterious guy who materializes out of thin air in the middle of her kitchen.
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Title: The Brotherhood of Merlin Book Two: Lycenea
Author: Rory D. Nelson
Genre: Dark Fantasy / Action Adventure
In the second installment of The Brotherhood of Merlin series, all seems to be well when Merlin returns victorious from his and the Brotherhood’s defeat of the sadistic King of the Visi-Gauls. But an enemy close to home lingers, and it’s up to Merlin and the Brethren to figure out and stop whoever is trying to usurp the throne.
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Book: The Girl in The Tower (Winternight Trilogy)
Author: Katherine Arden
Publishing Date: 25th Jan 2018
No. of Pages: 363
Goodreads Summary: Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make her a match with a Moscovite prince. Both doom her to live in a tower, cut off from the vast world she longs to explore. So instead she chooses adventure, disguising herself as a boy and riding her horse into the woods.
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Book Title: The Secret Keeper
Author: Jane Alvey Harris
Genre: Young Adult / Contemporary Realism / Fantasy
The Secret Keeper is the second book in the My Myth trilogy. It tells the story of seventeen-year-old Emily Alvey, who was sexually abused by her own father when she was only seven years old.
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Title: Breaking Into the Light
Author: Cynthia A. Morgan
Genre: YA Fantasy
The third book in the Dark Fey series brings the band of characters to their darkest battles. The Fey of the Light have managed to save some abducted younglings who were taken to become Dark Fey, but when Legionnaires follow them back across, complications ensue.
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Title: The Last One: JFK Returns
Author: Mary Carruthers
Genre: Urban Fantasy
November 22, 1963: a date that has left an indelible imprint on the minds and hearts of Americans because of the tragic assassination of one of the most beloved presidents in history: John F. Kennedy (JFK).
We’ve read the books and we think we know everything there is to know about the series of events that led to an American hero’s untimely death, including who was to blame.
But what if everything we thought we knew was a lie?
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