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The Assassin's Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke

The Assassin's Curse

Cassandra Rose Clarke
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Josh N.
Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

Ananna is the only daughter of the leaders of the Tanarau pirate clan. When her parents try to marry her off to the son of the Hariri clan, Ananna chooses to flee both families and the arranged marriage. The Hariri are so angered, they send a magic-using assassin after her. But when the assassin, Naji, confronts Ananna and she accidentally saves his life, he becomes bound to her through a powerful, magical curse. They set out on a quest to break this "impossible curse," all the while fleeing the angry Hariri clan and strange, otherwordly beings with a mysterious agenda.

Wild Magic by Tamara Pierce

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Nancy B.
Monday, Apr 29, 2013

In Wild Magic, Tamara Pierce returns to Tortall, the home of Alana the Lioness. Tamora Pierce has once again given us a strong, female protagonist whom we can root for as she overcomes magical mayhem, a mysterious past and a stubborn talking pony in her quest to save her new home.

Friday, Jan 11, 2013

In The Night Circus Morgenstern has crafted a wondrous tale of dysfunctional families, manipulative caretakers, impossible love, and the many facets of friendships.

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

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Josh N.
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012

I don't generally like reading negative reviews and I like writing them even less. But sometimes a book affects you so powerfully in all of the worst ways, you have to say something. This is how I feel about Lev Grossman's The Magicians.

Beastly by Alex Flinn

Beastly by Alex Flinn

Alex Flinn
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Wednesday, Jun 23, 2010

Kyle Kingsley is the most perfect guy in school, just ask anyone. He has everything he wants, money, the right friends, the hottest girl in school. But no matter now beautiful Kyle is on the outside he is ugly on the inside, where it counts. Kyle decides to make fun of a new girl in his English class by pretending to ask her to the spring dance and then standing her up. But little does Kyle know that the new girl is actually a witch and she gets back at Kyle but cursing him and turning him into a beast.

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