Fantasy, Series, YA Fiction

The Black Witch by Laurie Forest

Grades 9-12

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Carnissa Gardner is the last prophesied black witch, and there is evil on the horizon. Her granddaughter Elloren hopes to fight this evil, but there’s just one problem: she has no power in the magical society whatsoever. Elloren puts the evil out of her mind when she is given an opportunity to study to be an apothecary. She is excited to pursue her lifelong dream, but she soon realizes that evil has followed her to the university and life as a student there won’t be as easy as she thought.

Thanks to School Library Journal for a review copy of this book.

Fantasy, Middle Grade Fiction, Series

Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure by Brandon Mull

Grades 3-6

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In this first installment of the sequel series to Fablehaven, the dragons no longer feel safe as they once did. Their king, Celebrant the Just is plotting revenge to bring the dragons back to safety. This book is filled with familiar characters, adventure and a journey that Fablehaven fans won’t soon forget.

Thanks to School Library Journal for  a review copy of this book.

 

Fantasy, Mystery, Science Fiction, Series

The Librarians and the Lost Lamp by Greg Cox

Ages 18+

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Fans of TNT’s The Librarians will love this new trilogy based on the TV show. This first book takes place in the past and the future. In the past, Flynn Carsen is on a mission to find Aladdin’s lamp before a criminal organization gets a hold of it. In the future, the guardian Eve Baird and a new group of librarians take on Las Vegas and dive into a mystery involving the Lamp and the djinn it can summon.