Clarice Bean

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The Chestnut King: Book 3 of the 100 Cupboards by N. D. Wilson
5.0 out of 5 stars The Chestnut King, July 22 2010
Wonderful fantasy story that even surpasses its predecessors!

This is a series of rare quality and deserves a large readership. This the third book of the imaginative '100 Cupboards' series carries on with the adventures of Henry Maccabee who is fast approaching the onset of the teenage years. Henry is not just an ordinary boy from the Boston area but actually came to Earth via one of the 100 magic doors which are hidden in a wall. Of course you always need a foe for your hero to deal with and Henry's comes in the form of a witch as Henry's family face danger. Henry faces the task of tracking down and getting help from 'The Chestnut King' in order to save the day.

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Aedyn Chronicles: Chosen Ones by Alister Mcgrath
Aedyn Chronicles: Chosen Ones by Alister Mcgrath
5.0 out of 5 stars Chosen Ones, June 27 2010
Alister has made the move into the influential fantasy fiction market after concentrating on his main gifts in theology and apologetics. The result is a well crafted, enjoyable story that is fun and positive. We really need more books like this and I hope it does well. If you enjoy this you will most likely also love 'Godstone' by G.A Williams which is a brilliant and original new Christian Time Travel story aimed at teenagers and adults:

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The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Rick Riordan's run of fun fantasy continues. Using myth combined with fantasy this has the promise of a great new series.

This new series, unlike the Percy Jackson series, is told by a brother and sister -- Carter and Sadie -- who alternate chapters. The setting is an alternative earth where magic exists. In this case, the magic is based in Egyptian mythology rather than the Greek of "The Olympians" books. And Carter and Sadie have their heritage flow from the pharaohs rather than from be offspring of the so-called 'gods' themselves.

The Egyptian myths leave plenty of scope for future stories to come. Other great new fantasy books that have recently been released are… Read more