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Walking on Knives by Maya Chhabra

Walking on Knives by Maya Chhabra The little mermaid has no idea that as she makes her way on land, she’s being watched over by the sister of the very witch with whom she made her bargain. She has no idea that the witch’s sister is falling in love with her. When the prince decides to marry another woman, the little mermaid’s secret helper offers her a chance to live. But the price may be …

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Freyja’s Daughter by Rachel Pudelek (Wild Women #1)

Freyja’s Daughter by Rachel Pudelek (Wild Women #1) Meet Faline. Bounty-Hunter. Huldra. Wild Woman. Well behaved women seldom make history, but they still end up as the monsters of folklore.  Faline Frey is a bounty-hunter, more comfortable relying on perp files and handcuffs than using her huldra powers to take down a suspect. No sense in catching the unwanted attention of her local Hunter authority, a group of holy soldiers born to police the supernatural …

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Favor of the Gods by Ali Winters

Favor of the Gods by Ali Winters “Like Icarus, you flew too close to the sun. Someone had to bring you back down to reality. You don’t belong with princesses, heroes, or demigods.” Ever since Medusa unwittingly crossed her school’s resident mean girl, her life has been hell. If only she could keep her distance from Perseus who has a knack for always being in the wrong place at the right time. But rivalry goes …

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Olympian Challenger by Astrid Arditi (Olympian Challenger #1)

Olympian Challenger by Astrid Arditi (Olympian Challenger #1) A hero’s tournament. A defiant contender. Does one girl have the courage to take on Mount Olympus? Hope’s world doesn’t have room for heroes. She barely has time for schoolwork, swim team, and taking care of her ailing mother. But when she’s invited to a mysterious tournament, the all-powerful hosts won’t take no for an answer. Transported to Mount Olympus, Hope comes face to face with her …

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Aurabel by Laura Dockrill (Lorali #2)

Aurabel by Laura Dockrill (Lorali #2) Forget what you know about mermaids with Laura Dockrill’s hilarious, riotous adventure not to be missed. It has been two years since Rory drowned, and Lorali is in Hastings, living the quiet life of a normal teenage girl. But her safe life on land won’t last for long. Life in The Whirl has become a hotbed of underwater politics and as the council jostles to oust the king, one …

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Lorali by Laura Dockrill (Lorali #1)

Lorali by Laura Dockrill (Lorali #1) Colourful, raw, brave, rich and fantastical – this mermaid tale is not for the faint-hearted. Looking after a naked girl he found washed up under Hastings pier isn’t exactly how Rory had imagined spending his sixteenth birthday. But more surprising than finding her in the first place is discovering where she has come from. Lorali is running not just from the sea, not just from her position as princess, …

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Fate of Elements by M. Stratton (Skeleton Key)

Fate of Elements by M. Stratton Raina Owens, who’d been taught from a young age that she could never be too careful, lived vicariously through the characters in her books. She never expected the letter informing her of a mysterious uncle she never knew, whose untimely death left her the only remaining heir to his estate. What she thought was a leap of faith into her first, real life adventure was only the beginning. Her …

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Conri Clan Series by Emilie J. Howard

Conri Clan Series by Emilie J. Howard   Faolan: The Younger Years (Conri Clan Series Book 1) Born of bone and flesh against Odin’s law, she was stolen as a toddler. She was manipulated, trained, and molded into one of Valhalla’s fiercest warriors. Cast into battle alongside the Norse gods, would she become the last surviving Shield Maiden following Ragnarok, the seemingly endless battle? This is a tale of her younger years. The Shield Maiden …

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Arrowheart by Rebecca Sky (The Love Curse #1)

Arrowheart by Rebecca Sky (The Love Curse #1) Kiss the boys and make them cry… The gods are gone. The people have forgotten them. But sixteen-year-old Rachel Patel can’t forget – the gods control her life, or more specifically, her love life. Being a Hedoness, one of a strong group of women descended from Greek God Eros, makes true love impossible for Rachel. She wields the power of that magical golden arrow, and with it, …

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The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke (The World of Lore #1)

The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke (The World of Lore #1) A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the hit podcast Lore, soon to be an online streaming series. They live in shadows–deep in the forest, late in the night, in the dark recesses of our minds. They’re spoken of in stories and superstitions, relics of an unenlightened age, old …

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Immortal Bride: A Paranormal Dragon Fantasy by Emmi Rue

Immortal Bride: A Paranormal Dragon Fantasy by Emmi Rue I’m Terah Lee, vlogger, professional gamer, and apparently, a dragon shifter promised to the crown prince of a secret society. This was supposed to be the story that would catapult my vlog to superstardom. I’d been investigating the strange events surrounding my father’s death for a year when I came face-to-face with dragons, shifters, and four smoking hot princes. What’s a girl to do when assassins …

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Norse Mythology by Charles River Editors & Andrew Scott

Norse Mythology by Charles River Editors & Andrew Scott The History of the Norse Pantheon and the Most Famous Myths Much of what is known of the Norse myths comes from the 10th century onwards. Until this time and, indeed, for centuries afterwards, Norse culture (particularly that of Iceland, where the myths were eventually transcribed) was an oral culture. In fact, in all Scandinavian countries well into the 13th century laws were memorized by officials …

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Talon Series by Julie Kagawa

Talon Series by Julie Kagawa

Talon Series by Julie Kagawa The series revolves around dragons with the ability to disguise themselves as humans and an order of warriors sworn to eradicate them. The dragons of TALON and the Order of St. George have been at war with each other for centuries. The fabled creatures, whose existence is unknown by the general public, are determined to rule the world. Their foes, a legendary society of dragon slayers, are equally bent on …

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Greek God Series by Rosanna Leo

For the Love of a God (Greek God, #1) Conservator Maia Douglas is an expert on ancient Greece and its mythology. She would never tell anyone at the museum where she works, but she’s always had a secret crush on the mythical Eryx, Greek god of love. There is nothing she loves more than to tend to her favorite statue of him, and her nighttime dreams are filled with luscious images of Eryx making love …

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Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (Pandava Quartet #1)

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (Pandava Quartet #1) Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she’ll be spending her autumn break at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, waiting for her mom to return from her latest archeological trip. Is it any wonder that …

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Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power–the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves. Threatened, Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, …

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Merman’s Kiss Series by Dee J. Stone

Merman’s Kiss (Merman’s Kiss, #1) He saved her. Now it’s her turn to save him.  When Cassie Price wipes out surfing, she’s rescued by a mysterious stranger with ocean blue eyes and golden hair. Before she can thank him, he disappears with a splash. The next morning she finds him unconscious on the beach. After bringing him to her house, she manages to wake him up. But the last thing she expects is for him …

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For The Winner by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #2)

For The Winner by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #2) Some three thousand years ago, in a time before history, the warriors of Greece journeyed to the ends of the earth in the greatest expedition the world had ever seen. One woman fought alongside them. Abandoned at birth on the slopes of Mount Pelion, Atalanta is determined to prove her worth to the father who cast her aside. Having taught herself to hunt and fight, …

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For The Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #1)

For The Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #1) Three thousand years ago a war took place that gave birth to legends – to Achilles, the greatest of the Greeks, and Hector, prince of Troy. It was a war that made – and destroyed – both men, a war that shook the very foundations of the world. But what if there was more to this epic conflict? What if there was another, hidden …

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The Hunt of the Unicorn by C.C. Humphreys

The Hunt of the Unicorn by C.C. Humphreys Elayne thinks the old family story that one of her ancestors stepped through a tapestry into a world of mythical beasts makes a great fireside tale. But she lives in the real world. In New York City. And she’s outgrown that kind of fantasy. Until she finds herself in front of a unicorn tapestry at the Cloisters museum and sees her initials woven into the fabric. And hears a …

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Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., Jungian analyst and cantadora storyteller shows how women’s vitality can be restored through what she calls “psychic archeological digs” into the ruins of the female unconscious. Using multicultural …

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Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry

Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. In Stephen Fry’s hands the stories of the titans and gods become a brilliantly entertaining account of ribaldry and revelry, warfare …

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The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White

The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White

The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of Paranormalcy, is back with The Chaos of Stars—an enchanting novel set in Egypt and San Diego that captures the magic of first love and the eternally complicated truth about family. Isadora’s family is seriously screwed up—which comes with the territory when you’re the human daughter of the ancient Egyptian gods Isis and Osiris. Isadora is tired of living with crazy …

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For Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla, Guide to the Norse Worlds by Rick Riordan

For Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla, Guide to the Norse Worlds by Rick Riordan

For Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla, Guide to the Norse Worlds by Rick Riordan So you’ve made it to Valhalla. Now what? This “who’s who” guide to the gods, goddesses, and other important figures of Norse mythology was commissioned by Helgi, who, after more than a millennium as manager of Hotel Valhalla, became fed up with answering the same questions from newly deceased heroes at check-in. The profiles provide essential stats, interviews, and personal reflections so …

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The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #2) by Rick Riordan Thor’s hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon–the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn’t just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can’t retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will …

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The Descended Series by John Patrick Kennedy

The Descended Series by John Patrick Kennedy

Plague of Angels (The Descended #1) Nyx is Queen of Hell and ruler of the Angels who were banished there – the Descended. And when the rest of the Angels are called home, Nyx finds herself stuck on the Earth with the Son of God. To her surprise, she learns that he is no happier than she. God’s son thought he was sent down to judge humanity. Instead, he becomes a sacrifice for a cause …

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Protector by Leia Stone & S. T. Bende

Protector by Leia Stone & S. T. Bende

Protector (Night War Saga #1) by Leia Stone & S. T. Bende Love. Honor. Protect. As an Environmental Studies major, Allie knows the planet is in trouble – a series of natural disasters recently rocked the northern hemisphere, and species across the globe are going extinct. What Allie doesn’t know is that her world’s decline is a casualty of an ancient battle called the Night War – the Norse goddess Nott’s crusade to control the weakest …

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The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton

The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a thousand-and-one consecutive nights, to pique his interest for the next evening’s entertainment and thereby save her life. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including …

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The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: …

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Teardrop Series by Lauren Kate

Teardrop Series by Lauren Kate

Teardrop Series by Lauren Kate The Teardrop trilogy tells the saga of Eureka Boudreaux, a 17-year old Louisiana girl whose tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis. Last Day of Love (Teardrop, #0.5) On Ander’s eighteenth birthday, he must give up all that he loves in order to complete the Passage and become a Seedbearer. But can he ever relinquish his love for Eureka? Download eBook: FREE Download Last Day of …

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Once Upon a Happy Ending: An Anthology of Reimagined Fairy Tales by Casey Lane

Once Upon a Happy Ending: An Anthology of Reimagined Fairy Tales by Casey Lane

Once Upon a Happy Ending: An Anthology of Reimagined Fairy Tales by Casey Lane (and Others) 15 fairy tale classics reborn. 15 endings you’ll have to read to believe! What if Beauty was the beast? What if Little Red Riding Hood was a sacrifice? The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Sleeping Beauty have been told countless times over, but never quite like this… Once Upon a Happy Ending features your favorite tales retold by 16 …

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The Airel Saga by Aaron M. Patterson & Chris White

The Airel Saga by Aaron M. Patterson & Chris White All Airel wanted was to be normal… She seems like an average 17-year-old in the anonymous little city of Boise, Idaho: Airel. But those untroubled days are soon to end, and the change she undergoes will be so radical she will wonder if it wasn’t all an illusion to begin with. It all begins when she meets gorgeous, unearthly Michael. But with the passion of …

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The Bird and the Sword by Amy Harmon

The Bird and the Sword by Amy Harmon Swallow, Daughter, pull them in, those words that sit upon your lips. Lock them deep inside your soul, hide them ‘til they’ve time to grow. Close your mouth upon the power, curse not, cure not, ‘til the hour. You won’t speak and you won’t tell, you won’t call on heav’n or hell. You will learn and you will thrive. Silence, Daughter. Stay alive. The day my mother …

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