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The Last Wish: Introducing the Witcher
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

December 02, 2008

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<b>Now a Netflix original series!</b><b><br /></b><b>Geralt the Witcher -- revered and hated -- holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this collection of adventures in the <i>NYT </i>bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. </b><br />Geralt is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. <br />But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good...and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth.<br /><b>Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series. <i>The Last Wish </i>short story collection is the perfect introduction to this one of a kind fantasy world. <br /></b><br /><b>Witcher collections</b><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><i><br /></i><b>Witcher novels</b><i>Blood of Elves <br />The Time of Contempt<br />Baptism of Fire </i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (</i>e-only)<br /><br />Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok
Sword of Destiny
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

375

Publication Date

May 19, 2015

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<b>Now a Netflix original series!</b><b><br /></b><b>Geralt the Witcher -- revered and hated -- holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this second collection of adventures in the <i>NYT</i> bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. </b><b><br /></b>Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. <br /><br />This is a collection of short stories, following the adventures of the <i>New York Time</i>s bestseller, <i>The Last Wish.</i> Join Geralt as he battles monsters, demons and prejudices alike...<br /><b>Witcher collections</b><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><i><br /></i><b>Witcher novels</b><i>Blood of Elves <br />The Time of Contempt<br />Baptism of Fire </i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler</i> (e-only)<br /><br />Translated from original Polish by David French
Blood of Elves (The Witcher Book 1)
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

April 22, 2009

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<b>Now a Netflix original series!</b><br /><b>The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world, in the first novel of the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling series that inspired the Netflix series and the blockbuster video games.</b><b><br /></b>For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf.<br />Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. This child has the power to change the world -- for good, or for evil.<br />As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all. And the Witcher never accepts defeat.<br /><u>Witcher novels</u><i>Blood of Elves</i><i>The Time of Contempt</i><i>Baptism of Fire</i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><br /><u>Witcher collections</u><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler</i> (e-only)<br />Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok.<br />
The Time of Contempt (The Witcher Book 2)
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

337

Publication Date

August 27, 2013

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<b>Now a Netflix original series!</b><b><br /></b><b>To protect his ward, Ciri, Geralt of Rivia sends her away from the home of the Witchers to train with the sorceress Yennefer. But all is not well within the Wizard's Guild in the second book of the <i>NYT</i> bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games.</b><br />Geralt is a witcher: guardian of the innocent; protector of those in need; a defender, in dark times, against some of the most frightening creatures of myth and legend. His task, now, is to protect Ciri. A child of prophecy, she will have the power to change the world for good or for ill -- but only if she lives to use it.<br /><b>Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series:</b><b><br /></b><b>Witcher novels</b><i>Blood of Elves <br />The Time of Contempt<br />Baptism of Fire </i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><i><br /></i><b>Witcher collections</b><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler</i> (e-only)<br />Translated from original Polish by David French
The Rise of Magicks: Chronicles of The One, Book 3
by Nora Roberts

Language

English

Pages

455

Publication Date

November 26, 2019

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<p><b>The #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Year One</i> and <i>Of Blood and Bone</i> concludes her stunning new trilogy praised as 鈥淎 match for end-of-the-world classics like Stephen King鈥檚 <i>The Stand</i>.鈥?lt;/b> </p><p>After the sickness known as the Doom destroyed civilization, magick has become commonplace, and Fallon Swift has spent her young years learning its ways. Fallon cannot live in peace until she frees those who have been preyed upon by the government or the fanatical Purity Warriors, endlessly hunted or locked up in laboratories, brutalized for years on end. She is determined to save even those who have been complicit with this evil out of fear or weakness鈥攊f, indeed, they can be saved.</p><p>Strengthened by the bond she shares with her fellow warrior, Duncan, Fallon has already succeeded in rescuing countless shifters and elves and ordinary humans. Now she must help them heal鈥攁nd rediscover the light and faith within themselves. For although from the time of her birth, she has been The One, she is still only one. And as she faces down an old nemesis, sets her sights on the enemy鈥檚 stronghold, and pursues her destiny鈥攖o finally restore the mystical shield that once protected them all鈥攕he will need an army behind her鈥?lt;/p>
The Killing Fog (The Grave Kingdom Book 1)
by Jeff Wheeler

Language

English

Pages

404

Publication Date

March 01, 2020

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<p><b>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> bestselling author of the Kingfountain series conjures an epic, adventurous world of ancient myth and magic as a young woman鈥檚 battle with infinite evil begins.</b></p><p>Survivor of a combat school, the orphaned Bingmei belongs to a band of mercenaries employed by a local ruler. Now the nobleman, and collector of rare artifacts, has entrusted Bingmei and the skilled team with a treacherous assignment: brave the wilderness鈥檚 dangers to retrieve the treasures of a lost palace buried in a glacier valley. But upsetting its tombs has a price.</p><p>Echion, emperor of the Grave Kingdom, ruler of darkness, Dragon of Night, has long been entombed. Now Bingmei has unwittingly awakened him and is answerable to a legendary prophecy. Destroying the dark lord before he reclaims the kingdoms of the living is her inherited mission. Killing Bingmei before she fulfills it is Echion鈥檚.</p><p> Thrust unprepared into the role of savior, urged on by a renegade prince, and possessing a magic that is her destiny, Bingmei knows what she must do. But what must she risk to honor her ancestors? Bingmei鈥檚 fateful choice is one that neither her friends nor her enemies can foretell, as Echion鈥檚 dark war for control unfolds.</p>
Baptism of Fire (The Witcher Book 3)
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

378

Publication Date

June 24, 2014

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<b>Now a Netflix original series!</b><b><br /></b><b>A deadly coup within the Wizard's Guild leaves the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, gravely injured, and his ward Ciri missing in the third book of the <i>NYT</i> bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. </b><b><br /></b> The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times. <br />But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries. <br />While war rages across all of the lands, the future of magic is under threat and those sorcerers who survive are determined to protect it. It's an impossible situation in which to find one girl -- Ciri, the heiress to the throne of Cintra -- until a rumor places her in the Niflgaard court, preparing to marry the Emperor. <br />Injured or not, Geralt has a rescue mission on his hands. <br /><b>Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series:</b><b><br /></b><b>Witcher novels</b><i>Blood of Elves <br />The Time of Contempt<br />Baptism of Fire </i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><i><br /></i><b>Witcher collections</b><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler</i> (e-only)<br />Translated from original Polish by David French
The Tower of Swallows (The Witcher Book 4)
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

439

Publication Date

May 17, 2016

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<b>Now a Netflix original series!</b><b><br /></b><b>The world is at war and the prophesied savior is nowhere to be found. The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, races to find her -- but time is short, and an army is on his heels in the fourth book of the NYT bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. </b><b><br /></b>The world has fallen into war. Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished. Hunted by friends and foes alike, she has taken on the guise of a petty bandit and lives free for the first time in her life.<br /><br /> But the net around her is closing. Geralt, the Witcher, has assembled a group of allies including Dandelion, Milva, Regis, and Cahir, to rescue her. Both sides of the war have sent brutal mercenaries to hunt her down. Her crimes have made her famous.<br /><br /> There is only one place left to run. The tower of the swallow is waiting...<br /><br /><b>Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series: </b><br /><b>Witcher novels</b><i>Blood of Elves <br />The Time of Contempt<br />Baptism of Fire </i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><i><br /></i><b>Witcher collections</b><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler</i> (e-only)<br />Translated from original Polish by David French
The Water Dancer: A Novel
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 24, 2019

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<b><b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER 鈥?OPRAH鈥橲 BOOK CLUB PICK 鈥⒙?lt;/b>From the National Book Award鈥搘inning author of <i>Between the World and Me, </i>a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.<br /><br />鈥淭his potent book about America鈥檚 most disgraceful sin establishes [Ta-Nehisi Coates] as a first-rate novelist.鈥濃€?lt;i>San Francisco Chronicle</i><br /><br />NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD 鈥?NAMED ONE OF <i>PASTE</i>鈥橲 BEST NOVELS OF THE DECADE 鈥?NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <i>Time </i>鈥?NPR 鈥⒙?lt;i>The Washington Post</i> 鈥?<i>Chicago Tribune</i> 鈥?<i>Vanity Fair</i> 鈥⒙?lt;i>Esquire </i>鈥?<i>Good Housekeeping </i>鈥?<i>Paste聽</i>鈥⒙?lt;i>Town & Country聽</i>鈥?The New York Public Library 鈥⒙?lt;i>Kirkus Reviews </i>鈥?<i>Library Journal</i><br /><br />鈥淣early every paragraph is laced through with dense, gorgeously evocative descriptions of a vanished world and steeped in its own vivid vocabulary.鈥濃€?lt;i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b><br /> <br />Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her鈥攂ut was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he鈥檚 ever known.<br /><br /> So begins an unexpected journey that takes Hiram from the corrupt grandeur of Virginia鈥檚 proud plantations to desperate guerrilla cells in the wilderness, from the coffin of the Deep South to dangerously idealistic movements in the North. Even as he鈥檚 enlisted in the underground war between slavers and the enslaved, Hiram鈥檚 resolve to rescue the family he left behind endures.<br /><br /> This is the dramatic story of an atrocity inflicted on generations of women, men, and children鈥攖he violent and capricious separation of families鈥攁nd the war they waged to simply make lives with the people they loved. Written by one of today鈥檚 most exciting thinkers and writers, <i>The Water Dancer </i>is<i> </i>a propulsive, transcendent work that restores the humanity of those from whom everything was stolen.<br /><br /><b>Praise for聽<i>The Water Dancer</i></b><br /><br />鈥淭a-Nehisi Coates is the most important essayist in a generation and a writer who changed the national political conversation about race with his 2015 memoir,聽<i>Between the World and Me</i>. So naturally his debut novel comes with slightly unrealistic expectations鈥攁nd then proceeds to exceed them.聽<i>The Water Dancer</i>聽. . . is a work of both staggering imagination and rich historical significance. . . . What鈥檚 most powerful is the way Coates enlists his notions of the fantastic, as well as his fluid prose, to probe a wound that never seems to heal. . . . Timeless聽and聽instantly canon-worthy.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>Rolling Stone</i></b>
The Lady of the Lake (The Witcher Book 5)
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Language

English

Pages

540

Publication Date

March 14, 2017

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<b>Now a Netflix original series! </b><b><br /></b><b>Trapped in a world ruled by the Elves, separated from Geralt and her destiny, Ciri will need all her training as a fighter and sorceress to return to her own time in the fifth book of the <i>NYT</i> bestselling series.</b><b><br /></b>After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world... an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world.<br /><br /> But this is Ciri, the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated. She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher and his companions - and also to try to conquer her worst nightmare. Leo Bonhart, the man who chased, wounded and tortured Ciri, is still on her trail. And the world is still at war.<br /><b>Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series: </b><br /><b>Witcher novels</b><i>Blood of Elves</i><i>The Time of Contempt</i><i>Baptism of Fire</i><i>The Tower of Swallows</i><i>Lady of the Lake</i><i>Season of Storms</i><b><br /></b><b>Witcher collections</b><i>The Last Wish</i><i>Sword of Destiny</i><br /><i>The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler </i>(e-only)<b><br /></b>Translated from original Polish by David French<br />

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