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Fantasy November 2014

The Stepsister's Tale by Tracy Barrett

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New in November 2014

Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers (His Fair Assassin, book 3)
Annith's worst fears are realized when she discovers that, despite her lifelong training to be an assassin, she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever shut up in the convent of Saint Mortain.

The Stepsister's Tale by Tracy Barrett
Jane cares for her mother and sister until her stepfather dies, leaving nothing but debts and Jane's spoiled stepsister behind, but a mysterious boy from the woods and an invitation to a royal ball are certain to change her fate.

Firebug  by Lish McBride
Ava, a contract killer who can start fires with her mind, hits the road with her friends, desperately trying to escape the Coterie, a magical mafia, while keeping the murder to a minimum after she's asked to kill a family friend by Venus, who killed Ava's mother.

New in October 2014

The Young Elites by Marie Lu
"Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret society of the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities"-- Provided by publisher.

Talon by Julie Kagawa
When Ember and Dante, shape-shifting dragon siblings, meet a young dragon hunter meet, their world views are shaken to the core.

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle, book 3)
Continues the adventures of Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam as the Raven Boys have accepted her as one of their own.

The Accidental Highwayman by Ben Tripp
In eighteenth-century England, young Christopher "Kit" Bristol unwittingly takes on the task of his dead master, notorious highwayman Whistling Jack, who pledged a fairy he would rescue feisty Princess Morgana from an arranged marriage with King George III.

Alpha Goddess by Amalie Howard
"Sera is a Hindu goddess incarnate and must battle between her good and evil sides in order to save the world from becoming hell on earth"--Provided by publisher.

Sisters' Fate by Jessica Spotswood (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, book 3)
"In the final book in the Cahill Witch Chronicles, the Sisters' and the Brotherhood near all-out war as an epidemic breaks out in New London, and the prophecy that one sister will murder another comes ever closer to fruition."--Provided by publisher.

Stray by Elissa Sussman
Princess Aislynn's magical ability is powerful and uncontrollable, so she is "redirected" into the order of Fairy Godmothers, where her heart is removed and stored in a hidden cabinet, and she must spend the rest of her life devoted to serving another royal family.
 

The Sorcerer Heir by Cinda Williams Chima (The Heir Chronicles, book 5)
While trying to clear their names as the prime suspects in a series of vicious murders, Emma and Jonah must take sides in an epic battle that will decide the fate of the magical world.

Trial by Fire by Josephine Angeline
In her hometown of Salem Lily Proctor endures not only life-threatening allergies but humiliation at her first high school party with her best friend and longtime crush, Tristan.  But in a different Salem -- one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles, she is Lillian, the strongest and cruelest Crucible ... Lily's other self in an alternate universe that Lily suddenly finds herself where she is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone and a love she never expected.

Clariel by Garth Nix
"The story of how Clariel became a Free Magic Sorcerer, set 600 years before the birth of Sabriel"--Provided by publisher.

Shattered by Mari Mancusi (Scorched, book 2)
Trinity, Connor, and Caleb are holed up in Texas when Emmy, the baby dragon, is caught on tape and the video goes viral, sending them on the road again, following an old map leading to a man who has come from the future to help.

New in September 2014

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, book 3)
Royal assassin Celaena must travel to a new land to confront a truth about her heritage, while brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world.

The Perilous Sea by Sherry Thomas (The Elemental Trilogy, book 2)
"After returning to Eton College, Titus makes a shocking discovery in his mother's diary that causes him to question everything he believed about his and Iolanthe's mission"--Provided by publisher.

The Caller: A Shadowfell Novel by Juliet Marillier (Shadowfell, book 3)
Neryn, the rebels, and the Good Folk must work together to survive their final confrontation with King Keldec.