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December 17, 2012 by teenservices  
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by Bakker, Scott

Description: In a world scarred by an apocalyptic past, four people are swept up in the launch of an imminent crusade, during which they are ensnared by mysterious traveler Anasurimbor Kellhus, whose magical, philosophical, and military talents have origins in a distant time.

by Brooks, Terry

Description: As the last heir of Shannara, Shea must save the humans, gnomes, trolls, dwarfs, and elves of the world from the Warlock Lord by reclaiming the wondrous sword.

by Cherryh, CJ

Description: Chronicles the story of an ambitious wizard who, in his fortress in the ancient forest, creates a young warrior and sends him to the new kingdom to renew a long-forgotten war.

by Duncan, Dave

Description: Taken to a hospital Wallie Smith regains consciousness only to learn he has been mysteriously transported to a magical world and the body of a barbarian swordsman.

by Duncan, Dave

Description: Working non-stop to make astrology calculations and master arcane magic, young swordsman Alfeo Zeno, an apprentice to legendary clairvoyant Nostradamus, seeks to clear his master’s name when the seer is falsely accused of murdering a high-ranking noble in order to fulfill one of his prophecies.

by Eddings, David

Description: The Belgariad is an epic fantasy of immense scope, telling the tale of struggles between ancient Gods and mighty Kings, and of men in strange lands facing fated events, all bound by a prophecy that must be fulfilled. Long ago, so the Storyteller claimed, the evil God Torak sought dominion and drove men and Gods to war. But Belgrath the Sorcerer led men to reclaim the Orb that protected the West. So long as it lay at Riva, the prophecy went, men would be safe.

by Farmer, Nancy

Description: After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.

by Goodkind, Terry

Description: An unearthly adversary descends on an idyllic fantasy world, corrupting magic against good and slaughtering innocents, and only a single man can stop him.

by Jordan, Robert

Description: Relates a tale of the bestial Trollocs, the witch Moiraine, and three boys, one of whom is fated to become the Dragon–the World’s only hope and the sure means of its destruction.

by Paolini, Christopher

Description: In Alagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

by Salvatore, RA

Description: Bruenor, a dwarf, Drizzt, a dark elf, and Wulfgar, a barbarian warrior, try to unite the people of Ten-Towns to face the dangerous magic of the crystal shard.

by Stephenson, Donald R

Description: Deprived of all human contact and in a state of moral isolation, Thomas Covenant is transported to the mysterious, magical world known as the Land, where he becomes the tool of the Land’s immortal enemy, Lord Foul the Despiser.

by Turtledove, Harry

Description: In a world dominated by magic, the sudden death of the Duke of Bari leads to international conflict as the nation of Algarve seeks to annex his country, while the nations surrounding Algarve strive to prevent it.

by Weis, Margaret

Description: Dragons from the distant past gather to engulf the world of Krynn in war.

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