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The Riddle-Master of Hed by Patricia A. McKillip
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Morgon has a crown gathering dust under his bed. And his sister is none too happy that he risked his life riddling with a ghost to get it. When the High One’s harpist turns up and tells them what else the crown
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The Gossamer Mage
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The world’s only remaining magic is in Tananen, where only women can speak the Deathless Godess’ language, and only men can write her spells – both at a terrible cost. But now something dangerous and dark has come
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Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
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David’s got a problem. His self-chosen mission is to kill Epics (people with superpowers). But his own friend and mentor turns out to be an Epic himself, and now a tyrant, his mind twisted by the effects of his p
Calamity by Brandon Sanderson

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What happened Mr Sanderson? Where did your story go? Where did the intensity wonder off to? Where did the snappy writing go, and the energetic action? What happened to everything..." Read more of this review »
Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card
" I have to say that while I'm a big fan of Card's writing (though not of his personal views), this whole series just didn't work for me. Maybe too cont ...more "
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The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin
"This is the final Hainish Universe novel. It was on par as far as being a story of a team investigating, discovering and studying a cultural norm of another world, but this one, in particular, was heavy on description over plot and action,which ma..." Read more of this review »
Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien
"In truth, for me the star-rating system doesn't apply well to this book – or the other similar books Christopher Tolkien has put together based on his father's writings. It is, on the one hand, an academic work that compares texts and discusses th..." Read more of this review »
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Empire in Black and Gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky
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Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky
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Walking to Aldebaran by Adrian Tchaikovsky
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