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Once Upon a Time in the North
by Philip Pullman $12.99

In this new prequel volume from Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials universe, Lee Scoresby--Texan aeronaut and future friend to Lyra Belacqua--is just 24 years old, and he's recently won his hot-air balloon in a poker game. He finds himself floating North to the windswept Arctic island of Novy Odense, where he and his hare daemon Hester are quickly tangled in a deadly plot involving oil...
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edge chronicles

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The Edge Chronicles 1: Beyond the Deepwoods
by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell $6.99

The Edge Chronicles 2: Stormchaser
by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell $6.99

Finally, the bestselling Edge Chronicles series is now in paperback!

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Nobody's Prize
by Esther Friesner $16.99

In this rousing sequel to Nobody’s Princess, young Helen of Sparta refuses to be left behind when her older brothers join the quest for the Golden Fleece. With her friend Milo, and disguised as a boy herself, Helen joins the crew of heroes aboard the massive ship known as The Argo. Not only does she have to avoid her brothers’ detection, but also a devastatingly handsome boy, Hercules...
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The Eyes of a King
by Catherine Banner $16.99

Fifteen-year-old Leo North's prospects in life are limited. He attends military school, lives with his fearful grandmother, and looks after his brother Stirling. He resists his innate powers, because those who demonstrate any sort of magical ability are considered enemies of the state. But when he finds a blank book in the snow, his typical indifference melts away.
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