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    The Last Dragonslayer

    The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde In the good old days, magic was powerful, unregulated by government, and even the largest spell could be woven without filling in the magic release form B1-7g. But somewhere, somehow, the magic started draining away. Jennifer Strange runs Kazam!, an employment agency for state-registered magicians, soothsayers and sorceresses. But work is drying up. Drain cleaner is cheaper and quicker than a spell. Why trust a cold and drafty magic carpet when jetliners offer a comfy seat and an in-flight movie? And now potions are eligible for VAT… But then the visions start. The Last Dragon is going to be killed by a Dragonslayer at…

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    The Girl of Fire and Thorns

    The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1) by Rae Carson Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. Elisa is the chosen one. But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can’t see how she ever will. Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs the chosen one, not a failure of a princess. And he’s not the only one who needs her. Savage enemies seething with dark magic are hunting her. A daring, determined revolutionary thinks…

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    In My Mailbox #47 – The Montreal Book Blogger Meet Up Edition!

    In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren. All my IMM posts can be found here! People! Did you know that there are more than just a handful of book blogger in the Montreal area? Well! What started out as an innocent request to meet up with the 3 book bloggers I knew other than myself, escalated into a facebook group with 15 people! We decided to get together and discuss what we’d like to see in the Book community in Montreal and we had a great time! Almost all of us were in attendance, sadly two people couldn’t make it, but still, a group of 13 people, all with…

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    Something Deadly This Way Comes

    Something Deadly This Way Comes (Madison Avery, #3) by Kim Harrison I’m Madison Avery, in charge of heaven’s hit squad . . . and fighting it all the way. When Madison died the night of her prom, she knew her life would never be the same. Now she has a powerful amulet, a team of rogue angels by her side, and the ability to flash forward into the future to see the shape of destiny. And of course, now she’s finally with Josh—a perfect boyfriend who doesn’t even mind that she’s dead. But being dead has its disadvantages, too. Madison feels caught between the light and the dark, and between…

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    Through Her Eyes

    Through Her Eyes by Jennifer Archer The last place Tansy Piper wants to be is stuck in Cedar Canyon, Texas, in the middle of nowhere, with a bunch of small-town kids. But when her mother decides to move to the desolate West Texas town, Tansy has no choice but to go along. Once there, Tansy is immediately drawn to the turret of their rickety old house, a place she soon learns has a disturbing history. But it’s the strange artifacts she finds in the cellar—a pocket watch, a journal of poetry, and a tiny crystal—that have the most chilling impact on her. Tansy soon finds that through the lens of…