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Dragon Keeper - Robin Hobb
Call Number: F HOB
ISBN: 9780007273751
Publication Date: 2010
Guided by the great blue dragon Tintaglia, a tangle of serpents fights its way up the Rain Wild River to the cocooning grounds. But the creatures which emerge from the cocoons are a travesty of the powerful, shining dragons of old; some cannot fly, others are stunted or deformed. To save the dragons, a band of dragon keepers, hunters and chroniclers must attend them if they are to find their true home - the legendary Elderling city of Kelsingra.

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The ill made mute - Cecilia Dart-Thornton
Call Number: F DAR
ISBN: 0732910978
Publication Date: 2001
Debut fantasy novel. First in the Bitterbynde trilogy. A mute, scarred foundling scales the Stormriders' tower, sneaks aboard a Windship and dives from the sky, to be rescued by an adventurer who gives it the name Imrhien and the gift of communicating by handspeak. Imrhien journeys to seek a wise woman whose skills may further change its life, but must survive various dangers along the way. The other volumes in the trilogy will be 'The Lady of the Sorrows' and 'The Battle of Evernight' (both 2002).

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Book of Days - K.A. Barker
Call Number: F BAR
ISBN: 9781742614175
Publication Date: 2014
John Marsden suggests:
"All hail K.A Barker, for giving us something so dazzlingly differnet! And funny too!
When Tuesday wakes from sleep for the first time when she is sixteen, she opens her eyes to a world filled with wonder - and peril. Left with only a letter from the person she once was, Tuesday sets out to discover her past with the help of her charming and self-serving guide, Quintalion. Along the way she runs into a one-legged mercenary, flying cities, airships, and a blind librarian. But danger shadows her every move. The leader of the merciless daybreakers is hunting her, convinced that she killed the only woman he ever loved. Tuesday will need all her wits to survive long enough to find out who she is and her connection with the mysterious Book of Days: a book that holds untold power.



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Sabriel - Garth Nix  Icon
Call Number: F NIX
ISBN: 9781741769586
Publication Date: 2006
For many years Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who won't stay dead. But now her father, the Mage Abhorsen, is missing, and to find him Sabriel must cross back into that treacherous world - and face the power of her own extraordinary destiny.

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Foundling - D.M.Cornish
Call Number: F COR - Spinner
ISBN: 1862916055
Publication Date: 2006
Set in the world of the Half-Continent - a land of tri-corner hats
and flintlock pistols - the Monster Blood Tattoo trilogy is a world of predatory monsters, chemical potions and surgically altered people. Foundling begins the journey of Rossamund, a boy with a girl's name, who is just about to begin a dangerous life in the service of the Emperor. What starts as a simple journey is threatened by encounters with monsters - and people, who may be worse. Learning who to trust and who to fear is neither easy nor without its perils, and Rossamund must choose his path carefully.

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Deep Blue - Jennifer Donnelly
Call Number: STR F DON
ISBN: 9781444921182
Publication Date: 2014
Daughter of Merrow, leave your sleep, The ways of childhood no more to keep. The dream will die, a nightmare rise, Sleep no more, child, open your eyes... On the morning of her betrothal, Serafina's biggest worry should be about her reunion with Prince Mahdi, her childhood crush. Instead, she is haunted by strange dreams foretelling the return of an ancient evil. Then the city is stormed by assassins. Led only by her shadowy dreams and pursued by the invading army, Serafina and her best friend, Neela, embark upon a quest to find the army's leader and prevent a war between the mer nations. They must search for four other mermaid heroines who are scattered across the six seas. Together, they will form an unbreakable bond of sisterhood and uncover a conspiracy that will threaten their world's very existence. Deep Blue is the stunning first book in Jennifer Donnelly's new Waterfire saga.



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Assassin's apprentice - Robin Hobb
Call Number: F HOB
ISBN: 0006480098
Publication Date: 1996
The novel covers the early life of Fitz, a royal bastard, (hence his name, FitzChivalry, Fitz meaning Bastard and Chivalry after his father Chivalry, literally "Bastard [of] Chivalry") living in Buckkeep Castle as he begins his training as an assassin and successfully safeguards the throne from his over-ambitious uncle Regal, almost at the cost of his life.

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Fire and thorns - Rae Carson
Call Number: F CAR
ISBN: 9780575099159
Publication Date: 2013
Princess Elisa is a disappointment to her people. Although she bears the Godstone in her navel, a sign that she has been chosen for an act of heroism, they see her as lazy and useless and fat. On her sixteenth birthday, she is bartered off in royal marriage and shipped away to a kingdom in turmoil, where her much-older-and extremely beautiful-husband refuses to acknowledge her as his wife.

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The Finisher - David Baldacci
Call Number: F BAL
ISBN: 9781447263005
Publication Date: 2014
Welcome to Wormwood: a place where curiosity is discouraged and no one has ever left. Until one girl, Vega Jane, discovers a map that suggests a mysterious world beyond the walls. A world with possibilities and creatures beyond her imagining. But she will be forced to fight for her freedom. And unravelling the truth may cost Vega her life.

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Sea Heart - Margo Lanagan
Call Number: F LAN
ISBN: 9781742375052
Publication Date: 2012
On remote Rollrock Island the sea-witch Misskaella discovers she can draw a girl from the heart of a seal, so that for a price a man might buy himself a bride, an enchanting sea-wife. But what cost will be borne by the people of Rollrock for this enchantment? A tale of desire and revenge, loyalty, heartache and human weakness, and of the unforeseen consequence of all-consuming love.

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Fated - Soul Seeker series - Alyson Noel
Call Number: F NOE
ISBN: 9781447206804
Publication Date: 2012
Strange things have been happening to Daire Santos. Animals follow her, crows mock her, glowing people appear from nowhere. Worried that Daire's having a breakdown, her mother sends her to stay with the grandmother she's never met, who lives on the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico.There Daire crosses paths with Dace, a gorgeous guy with unearthly blue eyes. Her grandmother recognizes Daire's episodes for what they are - a call to her true destiny as a Soul Seeker, a person who can navigate between the living and the dead. Guided by her grandmother, Daire must be quick to learn how to harness her powers, because Dace's brother is an evil shape-shifter, out to steal them. Daire must embrace her fate as a Soul Seeker and discover whether Dace is the guy she's meant to be with . . . or if he's allied with the enemy she's destined to destroy.


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