It’s been a little over a year since Sunny Nwazue found out that she’s one of the Leopard People – people who can work jujus, or magic. Her world is as magical as that of “Harry Potter”, but instead of mining British tradition for material, author Nnedi Okorafor wields Nigerian and West African culture and lore to create a totally captivating read.
“Jane, Unlimited” is a kaleidoscopic labyrinth of a novel, incorporating just about every genre you can think of: mystery, science fiction, fantasy, contemporary, heist, romance – whatever you want, you’re likely to find it in this book.
Our Author Takeover for July comes from Aisha Bushby, a debut author and Potterhead whose short story “Marionette Girl” is published next month in “A Change Is Gonna Come” from Stripes. #ChangeBook is an anthology of stories and poetry from BAME writers on the theme of change.
We here at MuggleNet are big fans of Robert Beatty’s “Serafina” series, which follows the escapades of a young girl who lives on the grounds of Biltmore Estate. Mystery, magic, adventure – what more could a reader want?!
With the recent announcement of Philip Pullman’s “The Book of Dust” – a return to the world of “His Dark Materials” – there’s no better time to revisit the classic that started it all: “The Golden Compass”.
“The Sand Warrior” is the first installment of the graphic novel series “5 Worlds”, and if you haven’t already heard how awesome it is, I’m thrilled to be the first to tell you! Plus, enter to WIN your very own copy!
I’m so excited that MuggleNet is part of the official “Strange the Dreamer” blog tour! We’re big fans around here of Laini Taylor’s “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” trilogy, so it is especially exciting to get to share her latest masterpiece with you – and give you the chance to win your very own copy!
In Lawrence’s new book, “Indigo Donut”, two very different young people are on a path to discover who loves them and who they can love back. It’s a life-affirming story about falling in love and everyone’s need to belong from a leading voice in fresh, contemporary fiction. MuggleNet is honored to reveal the beautiful cover.
When Mary Adams sees Millais’ depiction of the tragic Ophelia, a whole new world opens up for her. Determined to find out more about the beautiful girl in the painting, she hears the story of Lizzie Siddal – a girl from a modest background, not unlike her own, who has found fame and fortune against the odds. Mary sets out to become a Pre-Raphaelite muse, too, and reinvents herself as Persephone Lavelle.
Calling all Grishaverse fans! It’s nearly time for the nail-bitingly anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling heist story “Six of Crows”. Join us on the “Crooked Kingdom” blog tour as author Leigh Bardugo shares what she loves about our tour stop character, Nina Zenik. See which moments from “Six of Crows” MuggleNet has picked as our top six things about Nina, and enter the “Crooked Kingdom” blog tour prize giveaway.