Odd and the Frost GiantsHarperCollins #ad - In his icy, ancient world there is no mercy for an unlucky soul with a crushed foot and no one to protect him. The eagle, and fox odd encounters are Norse gods, trapped in animal form by the evil frost giant who has conquered Asgard, bear, the city of the gods. Now our hero must reclaim thor's hammer, outwit the frost giants and release the gods…First published in 2009, Odd and the Frost Giants has been reimagined by acclaimed artist Chris Riddell in the style of his epic artwork from the New York Times bestselling The Sleeper and the Spindle.
Odd, a young viking boy, is left fatherless following a raid. Fleeing to the woods, odd stumbles upon and releases a trapped bear…and then Odd's destiny begins to change. A beautifully illustrated edition of the thrilling, wintry Nordic tale by Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell, who together weave a truly magical story of legend and adventure that will grip and enchant readers from beginning to end.
The Sleeper and the SpindleHarperCollins #ad - This is the first time it is being published as an illustrated, stand-alone edition, and the book is a beautiful work of art. In a beautiful collaboration, new york times bestselling and newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman and Kate Greenaway-winning illustrator Chris Riddell have created a thrillingly reimagined fairy tale, "told in a way only Gaiman can" and featuring "stunning metallic artwork" GeekInsider.
The Sleeper and the Spindle #ad - Com. The result is a beautiful and coveted edition of The Sleeper and the Spindle that the Guardian calls "a refreshing, much-needed twist on a classic story. In this captivating and darkly funny tale, neil gaiman and Chris Riddell have twisted together the familiar and the new as well as the beautiful and the wicked to tell a brilliant version of Snow White's sort of and Sleeping Beauty's almost stories.
This story was originally published without illustrations in Rags & Bones Little, Brown, 2013.
Neil Gaiman's A Study in EmeraldDark Horse Books #ad - Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald #ad - This supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos features a brilliant detective and his partner as they try to solve a horrific murder. The complex investigation takes the baker street investigators from the slums of whitechapel all the way to the Queen's Palace as they attempt to find the answers to this bizarre murder of cosmic horror!From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, Nebula award-winning, World Fantasy, and New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman comes this graphic novel adaptation with art by Eisner award winning artist Rafael Albuquerque!.
Monster PortraitsRose Metal Press #ad - World fantasy award-winning author Sofia Samatar responds with allusive, critical, and ecstatic meditations. Be ready to be beautifully ruined. Samiya bashir, author of field theories"monster Portraits is a visually and linguistically striking book—a moving and daring duet between an artist and a writer, between a sister and a brother.
The monstrous never looked so simultaneously haunting and familiar. Fall into the wormhole of an imagination lit like fireworks. An uncanny and imaginative autobiography of otherness, it offers the fictional record of a writer in the realms of the fantastic shot through with the memories of a pair of Somali-American children growing up in the 1980s.
Monster Portraits #ad - Together they have created a secret history of the mixed-race child, a guide to the beasts of an unknown mythos, and a dreamer’s iconography. Accumulating into a breathless journey and groundbreaking study, these brief fictions and sketches claim the monster as a fragmentary vastness: not the sum but the derangement of its parts.
Del samatar’s drawings conjure beings who drag worlds in their wake. Her language is riveting, visionary, and breathtakingly alive. Relentlessly original and brilliantly hybrid, Monster Portraits investigates the concept of the monstrous through a mesmerizing combination of words and images. Sofia samatar’s storytelling never fails to enchant and monster portraits lava-rocks Del Samatar’s stunningly detailed images with the breathless depth of her vision to peek between bushes, and across time through the everyday monstrous grandeur—coy and aggressive, beyond diasporas, into mirrors, best-kept secret and plain as the second nose on a rugged face—often missed by the naked eye.
Monster portraits is an immensely rewarding feast for the mind and for the eye.
A Map of Days Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Book 4Dutton Books for Young Readers #ad - But carefree days of beach visits and normalling lessons are soon interrupted by a discovery—a subterranean bunker that belonged to Jacob’s grandfather, Abe. New wonders, and dangers, await in this brilliant next chapter for Miss Peregrine’s peculiar children. Now, the stakes are higher than ever as jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom—a world with few ymbrynes, or rules—that none of them understand.
. Except now miss peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in. Clues to abe’s double-life as a peculiar operative start to emerge, secrets long hidden in plain sight. And jacob begins to learn about the dangerous legacy he has inherited—truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine’s time loop.
A Map of Days Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Book 4 #ad - The instant bestseller!• new york times bestseller• usa today bestseller• Wall Street Journal bestseller“A Map of Days reveals Ransom Riggs at the peak of his powers, leaving loyal fans ravenous for more. Ny journal of bookshaving defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida.
Their story is again illustrated by haunting vintage photographs, now with the striking addition of full-color images interspersed throughout for this all-new, multi-era American adventure.
Redemption in Indigo: a novelSmall Beer Press #ad - Lord's world of spider tricksters and indigo immortals, surprising, inspired in part by a Senegalese folk tale, will feel instantly familiar--but Paama's adventures are fresh, and utterly original. Bad enough that he followed her to her parents' home in the village of Makendha, now he's disgraced himself by murdering livestock and stealing corn.
The impish love child of Tutuola and Marquez. When paama leaves him for good, she attracts the attention of the undying ones--the djombi--who present her with a gift: the Chaos Stick, which allows her to manipulate the subtle forces of the world. Unfortunately, a wrathful djombi with indigo skin believes this power should be his and his alone.
Redemption in Indigo: a novel #ad - Bursting with humor and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairy tale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature. Utterly delightful. Nalo hopkinsonkaren lord's debut novel, magic, is an intricately woven tale of adventure, which won the prestigious Frank Collymore Literary Prize in Barbados, and the power of the human spirit.
Paama's husband is a fool and a glutton.
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Rise of the Empress Book 1Philomel Books #ad - The wrath and the dawn meets snow white and the Huntsman in this dark and mystical East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress. A richly developed fantasy world. Tantalizing reading. Publishers weekly, starred review"Rich in detail and full of gore and blood, this dark novel will satisfy ‘Game of Thrones’ fans.
School library journal“A stunning reimagining of the Evil Queen. Julie C. But only if she embraces the darkness within her. Growing up as a peasant in a forgotten village on the edge of the map, Xifeng longs to fulfill the destiny promised to her by her cruel aunt, the witch Guma, who has read the cards and seen glimmers of Xifeng's majestic future.
Dao is a talent to watch. Marie lu, #1 new york times bestselling author of The Young Elites★ "A masterful reimagining of the early life of Snow White’s Evil Queen. Booklist, starred review★ "Lushly written. Julie C. For the god who has sent her on this journey will not be satisfied until his power is absolute.
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Rise of the Empress Book 1 #ad - Set in an east asian-inspired fantasy world filled with both breathtaking pain and beauty, Forest of a Thousand Lanterns possesses all the hallmarks of masterful fantasy: dazzling magic, heartbreaking romance, and a world that hangs in the balance. Fans of heartless, stealing Snow, and Red Queen will devour this stunning debut.
Neverwhere: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Neil gaiman is undoubtedly one of the modern masters of fantasy writing. For those who have not read neverwhere, the new edition is the one to read, and is a fitting introduction to Gaiman’s adult fiction. American readers can experience this spellbinding, magical world the way that Neil Gaiman wanted us to all along.
Huffington postthe #1 new york times bestselling author’s ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel featuring his “preferred text”—and including his special Neverwhere tale, “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back”. Here in neverwhere, door is a powerful noblewoman who has vowed to find the evil agent of her family’s slaughter and thwart the destruction of this strange underworld kingdom.
Neverwhere: A Novel #ad - He stops to help her—an act of kindness that plunges him into a world he never dreamed existed. If richard is ever to return to his former life and home, he must join Lady Door’s quest to save her world—and may well die trying. Neverwhere is home to Door, the mysterious girl Richard helped in the London Above.
Published in 1997, neverwhere, neil gaiman’s darkly hypnotic first novel, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy. Slipping through the cracks of reality, monsters and saints, Richard lands in Neverwhere—a London of shadows and darkness, murderers and angels that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth.
It is the story of richard mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he discovers a girl bleeding on the sidewalk.
NationHarperCollins #ad - Nation #ad - Daphne—a traveler from the other side of the globe—is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. And as they struggle to protect the small band, Mau and Daphne defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees.
When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe.
NocturnaBalzer + Bray #ad - Riddled with grief, alfie is obsessed with finding a way to bring his brother back, even if it means dabbling in forbidden magic. But when finn and alfie’s fates collide, if not contained, they accidentally unlock a terrible, ancient power—which, will devour the world. But alfie can’t help but feel that he will never live up to his brother’s legacy.
But when finn gets caught by a powerful mobster, she’s forced into an impossible mission: steal a legendary treasure from Castallan’s royal palace or be stripped of her magic forever. After the murder of his older brother, Prince Alfehr is first in line for the Castallan throne. Schwab. To finn voy, magic is two things: a knife to hold under the chin of anyone who crosses her…and a disguise she shrugs on as easily as others pull on cloaks.
Nocturna #ad - As a talented faceshifter, it’s been years since Finn has seen her own face, and that’s exactly how she likes it. And with castallan’s fate in their hands, Alfie and Finn must race to vanquish what they have unleashed, even if it means facing the deepest darkness in their pasts. E. Perfect for fans of Tomi Adeyemi, Leigh Bardugo, and V.
The first in a sweeping and epic own voices debut fantasy trilogy—set in a stunning Latinx-inspired world—about a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince who must team up to defeat a powerful evil they accidentally unleashed.