With Morgarath, Lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, on the brink of attacking the kingdom, fifteen-year-old Will is chosen as the Ranger’s new apprentice and must learn all the skills necessary to take part in the fierce battle ahead with their unique form of magic in the hopes of saving the villagers from pending annihilation.
Rendered outcasts from other Skandians due to their lack of size and strength, Hal, Stig and their fellow misfit companions engage in a deadly sea battle against rival bands, the Wolves and the Sharks. By the author of the Ranger's Apprentice series.
When she begins to sprout invasive feathers beneath her skin at the same time Hermes manifests a flesh-eating fever, Athena embarks on a quest for a cure that leads her to new friends and old enemies, including a former prophetess and an evil queen of the gods who is waging a war against other immortals.
It's 1914 and Europe is on the precipice of war--the German Clankers and British Darwinists are armed with futuristic weaponry and biotechnology; in the midst of the chaos, Alek, a royal and potential threat to the throne, and Deryn, a common Darwinist, meet on the run and forge an uneasy alliance that will dramatically change the course of the Great War and their lives.
Intent on revenge, Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, summons Bartimaeus, a five-thousand-year-old djinni, to steal the Amulet of Samarkand, a mysterious and enigmatic artifact, from ruthless master magician Simon Lovelace, and, along with Nathaniel, becomes caught up in a dangerous world of espionage, blackmail, murder, and conspiracy. 200,000 first printing.
In an alternative world in which every human being is accompanied by an animal familiar, the disappearance of several children prompts Lyra and her bear protector to undertake a journey to the frozen Arctic in pursuit of kidnappers.
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