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1 Bradley, Marion Zimmer Gratitude of Kings
New York, NY, U.S.A. N A L 1997 0-451-45641-6 / 9780451456410 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover New New 
As new in as new DJ covered with Brodart. From the Publisher In a year very long ago, a mysterious, lute-playing magician named Lythande is summoned to the wedding of an old friend, Prince Tashgan, at the castle of Tschardain. To the world, Lythande appears to be a powerful young wizard. In truth, she is a centuries-old magician masquerading as a man in order to hold on to her special powers. If anyone were to discover her true identity, all would be lost. Yet from the moment she sees the handsome prince again - and meets Princess Velvet of Valantia, his promised bride - Lythande knows something is terribly wrong. And when Tashgan asks Lythande to be his champion at the marriage games, a warning of danger sounds deep in her soul. Soon Lythande is entangled in the intrigues of court, where shape-shifting creatures and black treachery challenge her own special powers. Within the wedding party itself is a cunning enemy dueling for the throne. And the lovely Princess Velvet conceals a secret that could shatter a delicate trust. Now, as the marriage games begin, a stunning revelation threatens Lythande's greatest secret and could expose love as the most clever of illusions. With the future of the kingdom at stake, Lythande must rely on a very different kind of magic ... a magic born of a friendship and faith stronger than any sorcery.... From The Critics VOYA - Susan Dunn Lythande, "mercenary magician and sometime minstrel," receives the summons to the kingdom of Tschardain with curiosity. It has been years since she has seen Lord Tashgan. The news that his father has died and he is to be ordained High King just three days before his wedding is entertaining. Lythande looks forward to seeing the king again, and to meeting the woman he is about to marry. However, immediately upon being introduced to Tashgan's bride-to-be, the beautiful Princess Velvet, Lythande senses that magic is afoot. Tashgan has sent for Lythande for more than just her lute playing. He wants Lythande to be his champion in the Marriage Games, which are a contest of skill. Lythande and her opponent, Princess Velvet's lady-in-waiting Lady Mirwen, will compete to see who can create the most fantastic and beautiful illusions while the wedding guests act as judges. Then Lythande discovers that Princess Velvet is not what she seems, although through no deception of her own. She has been enchanted by the devious Lady Mirwen so as to appear to have a perfect image. Tashgan has been completely fooled by the guise, as has the rest of the kingdom. Obviously Mirwen is up to no good, but what is she plotting? And how can Lythande stop her without revealing her treachery and possibly ruining the upcoming marriage ceremony? This is a simple little book (both in size and length) that packs a big punch. It can be easily read in one sitting, but the plot is complex enough to keep readers of more sophisticated fantasy interested. Lythande and some of the other characters have a history before this story takes place, which makes one feel they are reading a sequel, but there is no mention of such in the book nor on any of the Web sources about the author. Fantasy readers will enjoy this book, but those who do not generally like the genre will appreciate it, too. VOYA Codes: 5Q 4P M J S (Hard to imagine it being any better written, Broad general YA appeal, Middle School-defined as grades 6 to 8, Junior High-defined as grades 7 to 9 and Senior High-defined as grades 10 to 12). 
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2 Bradley, Marion Zimmer Gratitude of Kings
New York, NY, U.S.A. N A L 1997 0-451-45641-6 / 9780451456410 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover New New 
As new in as new DJ covered with Brodart. From the Publisher In a year very long ago, a mysterious, lute-playing magician named Lythande is summoned to the wedding of an old friend, Prince Tashgan, at the castle of Tschardain. To the world, Lythande appears to be a powerful young wizard. In truth, she is a centuries-old magician masquerading as a man in order to hold on to her special powers. If anyone were to discover her true identity, all would be lost. Yet from the moment she sees the handsome prince again - and meets Princess Velvet of Valantia, his promised bride - Lythande knows something is terribly wrong. And when Tashgan asks Lythande to be his champion at the marriage games, a warning of danger sounds deep in her soul. Soon Lythande is entangled in the intrigues of court, where shape-shifting creatures and black treachery challenge her own special powers. Within the wedding party itself is a cunning enemy dueling for the throne. And the lovely Princess Velvet conceals a secret that could shatter a delicate trust. Now, as the marriage games begin, a stunning revelation threatens Lythande's greatest secret and could expose love as the most clever of illusions. With the future of the kingdom at stake, Lythande must rely on a very different kind of magic ... a magic born of a friendship and faith stronger than any sorcery.... From The Critics VOYA - Susan Dunn Lythande, "mercenary magician and sometime minstrel," receives the summons to the kingdom of Tschardain with curiosity. It has been years since she has seen Lord Tashgan. The news that his father has died and he is to be ordained High King just three days before his wedding is entertaining. Lythande looks forward to seeing the king again, and to meeting the woman he is about to marry. However, immediately upon being introduced to Tashgan's bride-to-be, the beautiful Princess Velvet, Lythande senses that magic is afoot. Tashgan has sent for Lythande for more than just her lute playing. He wants Lythande to be his champion in the Marriage Games, which are a contest of skill. Lythande and her opponent, Princess Velvet's lady-in-waiting Lady Mirwen, will compete to see who can create the most fantastic and beautiful illusions while the wedding guests act as judges. Then Lythande discovers that Princess Velvet is not what she seems, although through no deception of her own. She has been enchanted by the devious Lady Mirwen so as to appear to have a perfect image. Tashgan has been completely fooled by the guise, as has the rest of the kingdom. Obviously Mirwen is up to no good, but what is she plotting? And how can Lythande stop her without revealing her treachery and possibly ruining the upcoming marriage ceremony? This is a simple little book (both in size and length) that packs a big punch. It can be easily read in one sitting, but the plot is complex enough to keep readers of more sophisticated fantasy interested. Lythande and some of the other characters have a history before this story takes place, which makes one feel they are reading a sequel, but there is no mention of such in the book nor on any of the Web sources about the author. Fantasy readers will enjoy this book, but those who do not generally like the genre will appreciate it, too. VOYA Codes: 5Q 4P M J S (Hard to imagine it being any better written, Broad general YA appeal, Middle School-defined as grades 6 to 8, Junior High-defined as grades 7 to 9 and Senior High-defined as grades 10 to 12). 
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Eternity Code (Artemis Fowl Ser., Bk. 3), Colfer, Eoin
3 Colfer, Eoin Eternity Code (Artemis Fowl Ser., Bk. 3)
New York, NY, U.S.A. Hyperion 2003 0786819146 / 9780786819140 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover New New Signed by Author
New in new DJ covered with Brodart. Flat-signed by author on full title page. From The Critics Publisher's Weekly Even better than The Arctic Incident, this third fantasy thriller starring Artemis Fowl pits the 13-year-old criminal mastermind against his most cunning adversary yet-American billionaire Jon Spiro, owner of the high-tech firm Fission Chips. Artemis Fowl's father, while recuperating from the brush with death he suffered in the last installment, makes a stunning announcement: he wants the family to turn over a new leaf and hew to the straight and narrow. Fortunately for readers, Artemis has other plans. "One last adventure, then the Fowls could be a proper family," he decides. After all, what could go wrong? Everything, as it turns out. Artemis's scheme to extract one metric ton of gold from Spiro, in exchange for keeping the C Cube-a beyond-state-of-the-art computer he's built using pirated fairy technology-off the market, backfires spectacularly. In order to save Butler, his bodyguard, and set things back to rights in the fairy world, Artemis joins forces with Butler's sister Juliet and drafts the help of the usual suspects (elf captain Holly Short, computer-geek centaur Foaly, flatulent dwarf Mulch Diggums). Once again, Colfer serves up a high-intensity plot involving cryogenics and a mobster mentality as the action hurtles toward the climactic break-in at Chicago's Spiro Needle. Agile prose (Jon Spiro is "thin as a javelin" ), rapid-fire dialogue and wise-acre humor ("Goblins. Evolution's little joke. Pick the dumbest creatures on the planet and give them the ability to conjure fire") ensure that readers will burn the midnight oil to the finish. (The ending leaves the door wide open for yet another sequel.) Ages 12-up. (May) FYI: A one-day laydown on May 6 and a 10-city author tour are planned. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information. Sample picture available at abnormalbooks dot com. 
Price: 41.00 USD
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4 Cosby, Bill Best Way to Play
New York, New York, U.S.A. Cartwheel Books 1997 0590137565 / 9780590137560 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover As New As New Signed by Author
As new in as new DJ covered with Brodart. Signed by author on full title page. Children's title. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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5 Cosby, Bill Friends of a Feather: One of Life's Little Fables
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper Entertainment 2003 0060091479 / 9780060091477 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover Fine Signed by Author
As new. Unread, tight, clean copy. Full color boards; no DJ as issued. Signed by author on FULL TITLE page. Autograph guaranteed authentic. Purchased from bookstore/book dealer that I have bought from for many years and is noted for getting author autographs either from signing at the store or drop-shipped to the author for autograph. Ask for pictures if interested. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Cussler, Clive , Inca Gold
New York, New York, U.S.A. Simon Pulse 1998 0-671-02056-0 / 9780671020569 1st Edition, 1st Impression Mass Market Paperback As New Signed by Author
New. Flat-signed by author on full title page. Tight, clean, unread copy, purchased signed from book dealer (VJ Books) I have been buying from for years. Signature guaranteed. 'Adapted for Young Fans' version. Please ask for pictures. 
Price: 12.99 USD
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7 Emshwiller, Carol Mount: A Novel
Northampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Small Beer Pr 2002 1-931520-03-8 / 9781931520034 1st Edition. 2nd Impression. Trade Paperback As New 
As new. Purchased direct from publisher. Unread. Trade Paper. Stated First Edition with Impression nymbers starting with '2'. 2002 Locus Recommended Science Fiction Novel. 
Price: 11.70 USD
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Well of Lost Plots : A Thursday Next Novel, Fforde, Jasper
8 Fforde, Jasper Well of Lost Plots : A Thursday Next Novel
New York, NY, U.S.A. Viking Penguin 2004 0-670-03289-1 / 9780670032891 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
Fine in fine DJ protected by Brodart mylar dj cover. Signed simply 'Jasper' on full title page. Purchased as signed directly from the publishers. From the Publisher Jasper Fforde has done it again in this absolutely brilliant feat of literary showmanship. Join Thursday Next as she encounters some of the greatest characters in literature and battles deadly villians who literally leap off the page. When it comes to sheer wit, literate fantasy, and effervescent originality, nobody can touch this new Ffordian tour de force. -Lost in a Good Book appeared on The New York Times extended bestseller list and was a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller -The Eyre Affair was a New York Times bestseller and a Book Sense 76 Pick -Penguin will publish Lost in a Good Book simultaneously -The fourth book in the series is forthcoming from Viking From The Critics Publisher's Weekly In this delicious sequel to The Eyre Affair and Lost in a Good Book, Fforde's redoubtable (and now throwing-up-pregnant) heroine Thursday Next once again does battle with philistine bibliophobes, taking a furlough from her duties as a SpecOps Literary Detective to vacation in the Well of Lost Plots, the 26 noisome sub-basements of the Great Library. Pursued by her memory-modifying nemesis Aornis Hades, Thursday joins Jurisfiction's Character Exchange Program, filling in for "Mary," sidekick to the world-weary detective hero of Caversham Heights, a hilariously awful police procedural. At the imminent launch of UltraWord, the vaunted "Last Word" in Story Operating Systems, Thursday's friend and mentor Miss Havisham is gruesomely killed, and Thursday gamely sets out to restore order to her underground world, where technophiles ruthlessly recycle unpublished books and sell plot devices and stock characters on the black market. Meanwhile, Aornis is doing her fiendish worst to make Thursday forget Landen, her missing husband and father of her child. If this all sounds a bit confusing, it is-until the reader gets the hang of Fforde's intricate mix of parody, social satire and sheer gut-busting fantasy. Marvelous creations like syntax-slaughtering grammasites and the murderous Minotaur roam this unusual novel's pages, and Fforde's fictional epigraphs, like his minihistory of "book operating systems," are worth the cover price in themselves. Fforde's sidesplitting sendup of an increasingly antibookish society is a sheer joy. (Feb.) Forecast: Despite the rarefied nature of his spoofing, Fforde has attracted a substantial and loyal readership. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information. Library Journal Thursday Next (The Eyre Affair; Lost in a Good Book) needs a vacation. After saving Jane Eyre, stopping two criminal masterminds, and being hounded by the Goliath Corporation, she just wants to lie low until she can rescue her missing husband. Taking refuge in an unpublished police procedural, she continues working for Jurisfiction, investigating a murder that involves the highest levels of literary police. While Thursday learns the ropes of BookWorld, including managing nursery-rhyme characters on strike and conducting anger-management sessions for the protagonists of Wuthering Heights, she tries to keep her memories of Landen alive and her pulp novel from being stripped and thrown into the Text Sea. Fforde has settled comfortably into series mode, producing another fun romp in an alternate universe where books are more real than reality; there's a pun on every other page and a galaxy of literary and pop references to keep the reader's head spinning. Escaped minotaurs, spelling viruses, problems with software upgrades, and Spam for footnotes all contribute to the fun. This U.S. version includes a bonus chapter detailing yet another of Thursday's adventures. [Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 10/15/03.]-Devon Thomas, Hass MS&L, Ann Arbor, MI Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information. Kirkus Reviews Third course in a feast of hyperliterary alternate-reality thrillers (The Eyre Affair, 2002, etc.) may prove too rich for some stomachs. Fforde's story takes place in several parallel universes that manage, against all laws of logic and geometry, to intersect at many, many points. Our heroine, literary detective Thursday Next, is the nexus of this strangely wired cosmos. Thursday has just returned from the pages of Jane Eyre, in which she foiled archvillain Acheron Hades' attempt to steal the ending. Now pregnant (by a dead veteran of the Crimean War) and badly in need of rest, she requests an assignment in the Character Exchange Program and is sent to fill in for Mary Jones, detective in a dreadful unpublished thriller. Like all unpublished books, Caversham Heights exists in a kind of limbo in the Well of Lost Plots, a warren of sub-basements in the Great Library where all books are born, but few see the light of day. Thursday works her way through Mary's role in the hopeless plot, glad of a safe job for change, but she soon finds plenty of extratextual distractions that hint at trouble ahead. Within the ranks of Jurisfiction (a kind of FBI of the text world), a string of murders begins to claim the lives of various authorities connected with a new process of plot development. Thursday learns that her late husband is not dead at all but was in fact "eradicated" at the behest of rogue elements within Jurisfiction. Between teaching her "generic" houseboys Ibb and Obb how to cook, fending off hostile grammasites (literary parasites that infest a plot with gerunds), and facing Jurisfiction charges that she changed the ending of Jane Eyre, Thursday still has to find the time to solve thevarious crimes now springing up within and without the text. For instance, who stole the commas from Joyce's Ulysses? Like anchovies, Wagner, and Helmut Newton: will greatly appeal to people with unusual tastes-and befuddle everyone else. Agents: Eric Simonoff & Tif Loehnis/Janklow & Nesbit. 
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9 Fforde, Jasper Well of Lost Plots : A Thursday Next Novel
DelRey/Ballantine 2004 0-670-03289-1 / 9780670032891 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover As New New Signed by Author
New. Bought signed direct from publisher. Signed 'Jasper' on publisher's tipped in signature page. One of 1500 such. Dust jacket protected by Brodart mylar DJ cover. No bumps, marks, or blems to either the book or DJ. Autograph guaranteed authentic. 
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10 Friesner, Esther M. Wishing Season
New York, NY, U.S.A. Dragon Flight/Byron Preiss/Antheneum 1993 0-689-31574-0 / 9780689315749 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover Fine Fine Freas, Frank Kelly (illustrator) 
DJ covered with Brodart 'just-a-fol' dj cover. 8 vo. 138 pgs. A young genie named Khalid discovers wher the rules for magic are made. With illustrations by Frank Kelly Freas. Tight, clean unread copy. No bumps, marks or blems. 
Price: 1.99 USD
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11 Froud, Wendy and Windling, Terry Winter Child, The
New York, NY, U.S.A. Simon a& Schuster 2001 0-7432-0234-1 / 9780743202343 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Froud, Wendy (illustrator); Froud, Brian (illustrator) 
As new in as new dj covered with Brodart except for bumping on lower outside corners. Using Wendy's fanciful dolls, another fairy tale is told. By authors of 'A Midsummer Night's Faery Tale'. 59pp. Strunning full color illustrations throughout the text. Tight, clean, unread copy with minimal DJ wear prior to covering. No bumps, marks, or blems. 
Price: 19.90 USD
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12 Gaiman, Neil Odd and the Frost Giants
Harpe 2016 0062567950 / 9780062567956 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover As New Riddell, Chris 
Heavily illustrated novel hardcover in black and white. No DJ as issued. Illustrated by Chriss Riddell. Unsigned copy. Ask for pictures if interested. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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13 Gaiman, Neil Sleeper and the Spindle, The
Harper Collins 2015 0062435035 / 9780062435033 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover As New Riddell, Chris Signed
Heavily illustrated novel hardcover in black and white. BLack and white printed boards with translucent coloe DJ which in turn is covered with a Brodart protective cover.. Illustrated by Chriss Riddell. Signed by Gaiman on front end paper. Ask for pictures if interested. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14 Gurney, James;Turner Pub Dinotopia: The World Beneath
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Turner Publishing 1995 1570361649 / 9781570361647 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
As new in as new DJ covered with protective clear 'brodart' DJ cover. Unread, tight, clean copy. Signed by author on half-title page with dinosaur sketch. Autograph guaranteed authentic. Purchased from a collector that I have bought from for some time now. Ask for pictures if interested. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 Helprin, Mark City In Winter, A
Viking Ariel 1996 0-670-86843-4 / 9780670868438 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover Fine Fine Van Allsburg, Chris 
World Fantasy Award for Best Novella (1997) (The World Fantasy Awards are annual, international awards given to authors and artists who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy. Since 1975, when they were first awarded, they have been handed out at the World Fantasy Convention.) Minimal shelf wear prior to covering with Brodart. No marks, bumps or blems. Cloth boards a little loose. Beautifully illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. 4to. Dust jacket covered with Brodart 'just-a-fold' dj cover. 
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16 Helprin, Mark City In Winter, A
Viking Ariel 1996 0-670-86843-4 / 9780670868438 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover Very Fine Very Fine Van Allsburg, Chris 
World Fantasy Award for Best Novella (1997) (The World Fantasy Awards are annual, international awards given to authors and artists who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy. Since 1975, when they were first awarded, they have been handed out at the World Fantasy Convention.) Cloth boards a little loose. Minimal shelf wear prior to covering with Brodart. No marks, bumps or blems. Beautifully illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. 4to. Dust jacket covered with Brodart 'just-a-fold' dj cover. 
Price: 12.99 USD
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17 Helprin, Mark City In Winter, A
Viking Ariel 1996 0-670-86843-4 / 9780670868438 1st Edition. 1st Impression. Hard Cover Fine Fine Van Allsburg, Chris 
World Fantasy Award for Best Novella (1997) (The World Fantasy Awards are annual, international awards given to authors and artists who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy. Since 1975, when they were first awarded, they have been handed out at the World Fantasy Convention.) No marks, bumps or blems. Cloth boards a little loose. Minimal shelf wear prior to covering with Brodart. Beautifully illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. 4to. Dust jacket covered with Brodart 'just-a-fold' dj cover. 
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18 King, Stephen Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, The
New York Simon & Schuster 2004 0689862725 / 9780689862724 First Thus Hard Cover As New As New Pop-Up Book Dingman, Alan 
Pop-up book version of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. Text adaptation by Peter Abrahams, Illustrations by Alan Dingman, and Paper Engineering by Kees Moerbeck, New condition in new condition DJ and still wrapped in sealed plastic bag. Shelved since purchased and never opened. An intereting presentation of a King classic. Ask for pictures if interested. 
Price: 99.00 USD
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19 Pearson, Ridley Peter And The Starcatchers
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Disney Editions 2004 0786854456 / 9780786854455 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover New New Signed by Author
As new in as new DJ covered with protective clear 'brodart' DJ cover. Unread, tight, clean copy. Signed by BOTH authors on FULL TITLE page. Autographs guaranteed authentic. Purchased from a collector that I have bought from for some time now. Ask for pictures if interested. 
Price: 79.00 USD
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20 Reeve, Philip Predator's Gold
Scholastic Press 2005 0-439-97889-0 / 9780439978897 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hard Cover As New As New Signed by Author
New in new DJ. Flat-signed by author on full title page. Dust jacket covered with mylar jacket cover. Tight, clean, unread copy, purchased signed from book dealer in UK I have been buying from for years. Signed at an author event at the bookstore. Signature guaranteed. Please ask for pictures. 
Price: 99.00 USD
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