Book List:28 titles

  • What if all the princesses out of all the fairy tales of your childhood... were refugees? What if they didn't live lives of happily ever after but their true stories involve far greater strength, far greater loss, far greater courage than you ever kn...


  • A master storyteller provides us with a collection of breathless and enchanting tales of magic, cruelty, and sacrifice. These stories by Alma Alexander are like a connoisseur's box of chocolates - dark and bittersweet. They should be nibbled at and s...


  • From the dusty roads of Asia to the forgotten people of the American west... from wild fantasy worlds where merfolk and witches walk, to moments stolen from worlds almost but not quite completely unlike our own... these are stories of loss and love, ...



  • A whispered prayer on a holy mountain: "Give me the life I was meant to live." She understood the passions and the cruelty of men; she knew the despair and the strength of women. She was born in the gutter, raised on the sands of the Hippodrome arena...


  • My name is Saladin van Schalkwyk.And yes, there is a story behind that name.I was not an accident; I was a chimera, both in name and deep into my DNA.I was created.I did not know for what purpose, and the secrets that surrounded my past were too well...


  • My name is Mal Marsh. I was the oldest unTurned Were of my generation, waiting Turn after Turn for my own time... which never came. Until the day, driven by desperation and by the guilt I still carried concerning my sister Celia's tragic death, I dec...


  • It's the Friday before a science fiction convention weekend. Hundreds of fans are lined up at the registration desk. The posters for the Media Guests of Honor aren't done, there's a problem with the Program Booklet, the Author Guest of Honor has gone...






  • Dawn of Lackmagic Thea is now at the Ivy League school, Amford, but she senses something isn’t quite right. It has put her in a bad mood – and soon she learns what it is. Something has gone terribly wrong. Thea and other mages sense it – magic ...


  • "You will never read another shapeshifter book like this. Every surprise will catch you unwary. And, like me, you will find that others will have to pry it out of your fingers." -Tamora Pierce, bestselling author "Alma Alexander has created a grippin...


  • Choices at the End of the World On the eve of the end of the world, 20 December 2012, five friends meet in Spanish Gardens, the cafe where they had celebrated their college graduation 20 years before. Over Iri...


  • The book is so real that I felt at times as if I was eavesdropping on their conversations and unfolding relationship. It is intensely powerful, emotional and challenging. ~ Jan Baughman, Swans -----They were casual Internet friends before it all ...



  • Although the stars have always had a powerful hold on her imagination, Alma Alexander is not often found in the cold reaches of interstellar space so this collection of stories is something of a rarity.One of these stories is new to this collection.O...


  • The International Bestselling Sequel to The Secrets of Jin-shei Four hundred years after The Secrets of Jin-shei, the Syai Empire is on the brink of civil war. A new voice preaching equality promises hope for the downtrodden, but the ensuing people...


  • The adage 'It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all' was probably coined by somebody who hadn't had their heart broken. yet. But most of us who do our growing up and living and loving in the real wo...


  • Choices at the End of the World On the eve of the end of the world, 20 December 2012, five friends meet in Spanish Gardens, the cafe where they had celebrated their college graduation 20 years before. Over Irish coffees, they reminisce - and reveal l...


  • Ghosts have been turning up in our stories since humans began keeping records. There are the loving ghosts who cling to us because neither the living nor the dead can bear to let go; there are the vengeful ghosts, or those with unfinished business he...


  • Humans domesticated a lot of animals from the wild, bringing the beasts into the house and the barn to serve us. We chose them. But cats ... were different. They chose us. They came to live at our side, by our hearth, of their own free will, in excha...


  • The original incarnation of this collection of stories was first released into the classrooms of schools in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. but these stories were not originally written for children. They were grown-up fairy tales...


  • Human lives are full of moments, bright or dark – moments when you feel your breath being taken away by the beauty of a starlit sky, or feel your heart being broken by the passing of a beloved pet, or being surprised by joy, or falling into a memor...


  • This year at the Wandless Academy feels all wrong to Thea. Her best friend, Magpie, will barely give her the time of day. Ben's been moody and dismissive. Since when did Tess have a boyfriend? And why is Humphrey May, agent for the Federal Bureau of ...


  • What do you get when ordinary e-mail spam becomes infused with magic? Spellspam--and it's not supposed to exist. As far as Thea and her friends know, computers are meant to be inert vehicles for storing magic spells, not magical processors themselves...


  • Thus says Cheveyo: mage, teacher, the first person in Thea's life to remain unimpressed by her lineage as Double Seventh, the seventh child of two seventh children. From birth, great things were expected of Thea, gradually replaced by puzzled disappo...


  • The child Anghara Kir Hama was forced to flee the kingdom she rightfully ruled, escaping the murderous wrath of her brother, the usurper, who would see her dead to secure the throne. But her years spent in a strange desert land -- honing the miraculo...


  • A sweeping epic set in medieval China; it is the story of a group of women, the Jin-Shei sisterhood, who form a uniquely powerful circle that transcends class and social custom. They are bound together by a declaration of loyalty that transcends all ...


  • The great king Red Dynan has been slain in battle, leaving two of his blood to dispute the future of his leaderless realm: a ruthless illegitimate son determined to wear the crown--and Anghara Kir Hama, the rightful queen . . . a nine-year-old-girl. ...