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The How and Why of Magic By Gail Z. Martin Magic without rules is a mess. Without rules, costs, and constraints, magic becomes a giant cheat, a way to get a character out of any and all trouble, the ultimate deus ex machina. But within a framework of laws, physical and psychic (and sometimes spiritual) …

I don’t know why my brain decided 3 minutes after my putting my head down on the pillow, the other night, to suddenly start thinking about dragons, but it sis. Specifically, the implausibility of them, as in, just how do dragons breathe fire? That question, among many that popped like little soda bubbles, drove me …

Title: THE CANDLE AND THE FLAME Author: Nafiza Azad Publisher: Scholastic Press ISBN: 9781338306040 Genre: YA Fantasy BACK COVER BLURB Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There, the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city …

About the Author NICOLE GLOVER works as a UX Researcher. A bike commuter and running enthusiast, she enjoys baking and figuring out what book to read next. The Conductors is her debut novel. About the Book A compelling debut by a new voice in fantasy fiction, The Conductors features the magic and mystery of Jim …

THE EMPIRE OF GOLD (Daevabad #3) by S.A. Chakraborty Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander, Dara, must try to repair their fraying alliance and stabilize a fractious, warring people. But the bloodletting and loss of his beloved Nahri have unleashed …

Title: THE POPPY WAR Author: R. F. Kuang Publisher: Harper Voyager ISBN: 9780062662583 Genre: Fantasy BACK COVER BLURB When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could …