The Dog in the Dark, Dreams and Shadows, and The Witches

NEW: THE DOG IN THE DARK, Book Two in the Noble Dead Saga, Series 3 by Barb & J. C. Hendee (Roc, 2012) This series has been called The-Lord-of-the-Rings-meets-Buffy-the-Vampire-Slayer and we agree that’s a pretty good ...
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The Unreal and the Real, Ever After, and The Last Unicorn

NEW: THE UNREAL AND THE REAL, Volume One: Where on Earth by Ursula K. Le Guin (Small Beer Press, 2012) Winner of the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award, and World Fantasy Award several times each, Ursula Le Guin is ...
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The Siren Depths, Splintered, and Assassin’s Apprentice

NEW: THE SIREN DEPTHS by Martha Wells (Night Shade Books, 2012) In The Siren Depths, Martha Wells brings her readers back to the Raksura, a race of shape-shifters able to transform into winged creatures. With this, ...
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The Woodcutter, Scent of Magic, & Something Wicked This Way Comes

NEW: THE WOODCUTTER by Kate Danley (47North, 2012) New, yes, but The Woodcutter, Kate Danley’s fractured fairy tale, is “new” only in traditional publishing terms. Danley self-published The Woodcutter in 2010, and riding on that success, it ...
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Krampus: the Yule Lord, City of Dark Magic, & Half Magic

NEW: KRAMPUS: THE YULE LORD by Brom (Harper Voyager, 2012) The author and artist of The Child Thief returns with a modern fabulist tale of Krampus, the Lord of Yule and the dark enemy ...
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The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, Falling Kingdoms & The Neverending Story

NEW: THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH FAIRYLAND AND LED THE REVELS THERE, Book Two in the Fairyland series, by Catherynne M. Valente and illustrated by Ana Juan In Valente’s 2009 book Palimpsest, the narrator briefly mentions ...
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Dodger, Flame of Sevenwaters, Windhaven

NEW: DODGER by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins, 2012) The first thing you should know about Pratchett’s latest book is that it’s one of his rare stories not set in Discworld. That might make Dodger a good book ...
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Into the Woods, Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, The Silmarillion

Usually, the New, Soon, and Classic features on FairyRoom are true to highlighting three books with strong fairy themes, worlds, and/or characters—any touch of fairy qualifies! Today's NS&C post has a definite theme. In ...
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Stormdancer, Dark Currents, and The Book of Three

NEW: STORMDANCER, Book One in the Lotus War series by Jay Kristoff (Tor, 2012) Japanese Steampunk. Right?!? Let that glorious juxtaposition sink in, then read this synopsis — you will realize that you have to read this ...
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Whispers Under Ground, The Diviners, A Spell for Chameleon

NEW: WHISPERS UNDER GROUND, Book Three in the Peter Grant series by Ben Aaronovitch (Del Ray, 2012) This series follows Peter Grant, a young officer in London’s Metropolitan Police who, after encountering a ghost, is recruited into ...
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