By J. R. R. Tolkien
A nice glossy vintage and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS
“A wonderful account of an impressive experience, packed with suspense and pro with a quiet humor that's impossible to resist . . . All these, younger or previous, who love a good adventurous story, fantastically instructed, will take The Hobbit to their hearts.” – New York instances e-book Review
By Nnedi Okorafor
Her identify is Binti, and she or he is the 1st of the Himba humans ever to be provided a spot at Oomza collage, the best establishment of upper studying within the galaxy. yet to just accept the provide will suggest giving up her position in her kin to trip among the celebrities between strangers who do no longer percentage her methods or admire her customs.
Knowledge comes at a fee, one who Binti is keen to pay, yet her trip should not effortless. the realm she seeks to go into has lengthy warred with the Meduse, an alien race that has turn into the stuff of nightmares. Oomza collage has wronged the Meduse, and Binti's stellar go back and forth will deliver her inside their lethal reach.
If Binti hopes to outlive the legacy of a conflict no longer of her making, she is going to desire either the the presents of her humans and the knowledge enshrined in the collage, itself ― yet first she has to make it there, alive.
PRAISE FOR BINTI
"Binti is a splendid examine a gorgeous, edgy Afropolitan in house! it is a wondrous blend of extra-terrestrial event and age-old African international relations. Unforgettable!" ― Wanuri Kahiu, award-winning Kenyan movie director of Punzi and From a Whisper
By George R. R. Martin
Buz ve Ateşin Şarkısı I
Yazların on yıllar, kışların bir insan ömrü sürebildiği diyarda, dehşetli ve soğuk zamanlar yaklaşmaktadır. Kışyarı'nın kuzeyindeki buzul topraklarda, Yedi Krallık'ı koruyan Sur'un ötesinde tehditkâr doğaüstü güçler toplanmaktadır. Savaşın tam ortasında, doğdukları topraklar kadar sert, boyun eğmez Starklar vardır. Acımasız soğuğun hüküm sürdüğü kuzeyden, uzak güneydeki sıcak zevk yurduna uzanan, leydiler, lordlar, savaşçılar, büyücüler ve katillerle dolu öykü, korkunç kehanetlerin işaret ettiği bir devirde başlamaktadır. Komplo, trajedi, ihanet, zafer ve dehşet dolu olayların ortasında Starklar'ın, dostlarının ve düşmanlarının kaderi bıçak sırtındadır. Hedef, en ölümcül savaş olan taht oyununda muzaffer olmaktır.
George R. R. Martin türünün sınırlarını zorladığı Taht Oyunları ile bir şaheser ortaya koyuyor. Dünyanın dört bir yanındaki fantastik edebiyat okurlarını kesinlikle memnun edecek epik serinin ilk cildi gizem, entrika, aşk ve macera dolu sayfalarıyla büyülüyor.
Kendisinden her zaman en iyi işleri beklediğim George R. R. Martin beni asla şaşırtmıyor.Robert Jordan
Muhteşem bir öykü, muhteşem bir tarihi fantastik yapıt! Göz kamaştırıcı.
Muhtemelen gelmiş geçmiş en iyi epik fantastik eser.
Marion Zimmer Bradle
Döneminin başat fantastik kitabı Okumamak mümkün değil.
The Denver Post
George R. R. Martin en iyi bilim kurgu yazarlarımızdan. Taht Oyunları da onun en iyi kitaplarından biri.
Raymond E. Feist
Hem romantik hem gerçekçi.
Gentleman barbarian Fafhrd, son of a northern Snow Witch, flees his family’s place of origin to affix a overseas lover and break out his mother’s keep watch over. Cynical thief the grey Mouser has a mysterious previous, yet not anyone doubts his lethal ability at swordsmanship. while the 2 meet, every one acknowledges a kindred spirit within the different. No gem dealer’s inventory is secure and no gambler will cross unfleeced whereas Fafhrd and the grey Mouser live—but the lethal chain of occasions that forges their adventurous partnership capability they're actually ailing met in Lankhmar.
Spar has no reminiscence of his formative years, no desire for a greater destiny, no matters except tips to receive his subsequent drink. an excellent day is one while he can stay away from the abuse of his barkeep boss aboard the Windrush. but if a mysterious conversing cat begins placing rules into Spar’s head, issues start to switch. There’s a bigger universe available in the market than Spar has ever dreamed of. His future beckons—if in simple terms he can break out the send of shadows.
By Megan Whalen Turner
Sophos, inheritor to the throne of Sounis, has disappeared with no atrace. Eugenides, the hot and not likely king of Attolia, has neverstopped brooding about what occurred to his pal. Nor has theQueen of Eddis, who as soon as provided Sophos her hand. They sendspies. They pay informants. They entice the gods. yet as timegoes by means of, it turns into much less and no more definite that they are going to ever seetheir pal alive again.
Battles are fought, bribes are provided, and conspiracies are setin movement. around the sea, a ruthless empire watches for even theslightest weak spot. And Sophos, nameless and by myself, bides histime. until eventually, drawing on his thoughts of Gen, Pol, the magus—and Eddis—Sophos units out on an experience that would swap allof their lives forever.
By Marion Zimmer Bradley
DAW Books, paperback. Later printing of this 1976 booklet. a unique within the "Darkover" sequence, and one of many 3 "Renunciates" sub-series novels.
By Ursula Vernon
By Barbara Erskine
Barbara Erskine's vintage bestseller, the successor to girl of Hay, eventually on hand as a HarperCollins paperback. In a childless and unsatisfied marriage, Clare Royland is wealthy and gorgeous -- yet lonely. And fueling her emotions of isolation is an odd, growing to be fascination with an ancestress from the far-off earlier. stricken via haunting inexplicable goals that terrify -- but in addition powerfully compel -- her, Clare is compelled to appear again throughout the centuries for solutions. In 1306, Scotland is at conflict. Isobel, Countess of Buchan, faces worry and the chance of premature loss of life because the battling surrounds her. yet passionate and headstrong, her trials increase while she is persecuted for her half in crowning Robert the Bruce, her lover. Duncairn, Isobel's domestic and Clare's loved historical past, turns into a battleground for passions that span the centuries. As husband Paul's recklessness threatens their protection, Clare needs to struggle to save lots of Duncairn, and to save lots of herself from the powers of Isobel...
By Mark Teppo
Through the 5th campaign, the bloody siege of Damietta grinds to a stalemate and a tender Christian soldier starts off having visions… Raphael of Acre, a tender start up of the Shield-Brethren, turns into a struggle hero in the course of a vicious conflict for keep an eye on of a Muslim stronghold. one in every of his partners, Eptor, is wounded within the conflict and falls below the effect of wierd hallucinations. while a superb plots to govern Eptor’s visions into conflict propaganda, Raphael struggles among accountability to the reason and accountability to his religion. not able to reconcile his roles as Christian and soldier, Raphael seeks out an not going resource of guidance ― the good pacifist Francis of Assisi. a part of the Foreworld Saga, Dreamer confronts the ambiguity of utilizing sword and fist on the way to unfold a message of humility and compassion.
By Markus Heitz
For numerous millennia, the dwarves of the
Abandoned as a baby, Tungdil the blacksmith labors contentedly within the
Sent out into the area to carry a message and reacquaint himself along with his humans, the younger foundling unearths himself thrust right into a conflict for which he has now not been educated. not just his personal security, however the lifetime of each guy, girl and baby in Girdlegard is dependent upon his skill to include his historical past. even supposing he has many unanswered questions, Tungdil is sure of 1 factor: irrespective of the place he was once raised, he's a real dwarf.
And nobody has ever wondered the braveness of the Dwarves.