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Brother's Ruin

London, 1850: Latent magic users must give themselves over for government training and service, or else they and their families could face a penalty. One woman is trying desperately to hide her abilities, but when the debts start piling up, she and her brother need to make a choice.

The Lies of Locke Lamora

Locke Lamora and his gang of Gentleman Bastards are some of the most successful thieves in all of Camorr. They're working on their biggest score yet, but things take a turn for the worst when they get involved in the largest turf war of their lives.

The Ballad of Black Tom

Victor LaValle's novella takes one of the most racist works by a famous horror writer, turns it on its head, and makes it something of his own. Horrors lurk on the margins of human perception, and some perceptions marginalize humans into horrors.

Uprooted

A beautifully told fairy tale about a young woman taken by a wizard and dropped into a world of magic and royal intrigue. And throughout it all, a timeless and malevolent force grows stronger in the forest near her home...

Three Parts Dead

"In the Craft Sequence novels, the gods are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: Justice, who investigates crimes; and the craftswomen and men who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories." Law and Order sound.

Spiderlight

We've seen it all before, yes? A generic fantasy party goes on a standard adventure to defeat the obligatory Dark Lord. But Spiderlight's got a a twist. A creepy, eight-legged twist.