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Abhorsen
Lirael, now the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, must use her newfound powers both as an Abhorsen and a Remembrancer, to fight off a great evil that threatens all life. Aided only by the Disreputable Dog, Sam, and Mogget, and with the full Abhorsen missing and presumed dead in Ancelstierre, Lirael must stop the Destroyer being unbound... or failing that, must bind him again....
Drowned Wednesday
Arthur is a regular kid until he finds out he has inherited the keys to the secondary realm (a realm that lies parallel to the real world) and must now deal with all the political power plays between the beings that live there who don't want to let Arthur take control. Arthur is just your ordinary kid except one day he is visited by an other-worldly being that claims he is the Rightful Heir of the Keys to the Kingdom of the Secondary Realm from the Archi...
Grim Tuesday - Keys to the Kingdom 2
Arthur, a regular schoolboy, has been chosen as the heir to a mysterious realm that lies parallel to his own but the beings of that realm will not concede their power to him without a fight. Arthur is just a regular kid living in the suburbs and going to school. One day, however, he meets a being from the Secondary Realm, a realm that runs parallel to the real world. Arthur learns that he has been chosen as the Rightful Heir to the Keys of the Kingdoms o...
Lady Friday - Keys to the Kingdom 5
Arthur is just an regular kid however, like in the previous four books of the series, he is thrown into another adventure in a place called the Secondary realm (a realm that runs parallel to the real world) where he must claim the fifth magical key from another powerful being of that realm. Arthur is just an ordinary schoolboy that, more than ever, just wants to return to his normal life. Unfortunately, in this fifth book in the Keys to the Kingdom serie...

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Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr
Lirael's mother left her at a very young age and she didn't know who her father was, but what affected Lirael's life and happiness the most, was that she, unlike any other of the Clayr, did not have the Sight. The Sight, the birth right of all Clayr, is the most important thing to them. Without the Sight, you were considered strange. As Lirael often told herself (quote) "No mother, no father, no Sight." Her greatest fear was that she would never have...
Mister Monday
Arthur Penhaligon dreaded his first day at his new school. His family had just moved to the area and he was starting two weeks later than everyone else because he was in the hospital with a severe asthma attack. His PE teacher thought he was just slacking off when Arthur told him that he couldn't run so Arthur thought it was best to just go with the flow and joined the other kids. Arthur knew it was a mistake when he felt his lungs start to shut down in ...
Sabriel
This follows the book 'Lireal' in which Lireal, a daughter of the future seeing clayr has been sent on a mission the the Red Lake to rescue one Nicholas Sayer who, unbeknownst to them, is under the dominnion of the Necromancer Hedge who seeks, in turn, to unearth Orannis, a powerfull ancient tyrant imprisioned underground in two metal hemespheres that, when brought togeather, will unleash Orannis in all his ancient might. Togeather with her newfound comp...
Shade's Children
Adults and teenagers disappeared from cars, buses, homes and anywhere else they were at the time. Children's lives were changed forever, their parents and older siblings simply disappearing out of thin air. Ensuing the change came a horrible change in humanity. Anyone younger than 14 were sent to dormitories where they awaited their impending death, and anyone fourteen or over were sent to the "Meat Factory" where they were dismembered so that their e...
Sir Thursday
In this segment of the Keys to the Kingdom series, Arthur confronts the fourth being of the Secondary Realm, a realm that borders the real world, and must claim the fourth magical key as well as the fourth piece of the Architect's Will. Arthur is just a regular kid trying to live a regular life but when the living form of the Will of an Architect (a being of the Secondary realm) decides to make him an heir of their realm, Arthur gets irrevocably embroil...
Superior Saturday - Keys to the Kingdom 6
In this sixth book of Garth Nix's Keys to the Kingdom series, our main character Arthur must face a formidable being that rules the Secondary Realm (an other-worldly realm that runs parallel to the real world) and claim a magical key that brings him one step closer towards claiming his full right as the true heir and ruler of the Secondary Realm. Arthur is a normal kid who is forced to collect seven magical keys from the Secondary Realm as well as the se...

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The Fall - The Seventh Tower 1
Tal needs a sunstone or he will become a "slave " and so will his family. When he goes to get one by climbing a tower he falls and meets a whole new set of people. He also gets a girl named Milla...


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