Percy Jackson heads to Africa – in the New Orleans lagoon. Magic camp, meet the nearly magicless TJ.
TJ’s sister, Dayo, was special. The promised child. A talented strong magic user respected by the entire magical world. But to TJ, she was a friend and sometimes confidante. It’s not just TJ who’s devastated at her death. But when magicless TJ thinks his sister’s spirit might be trying to communicate with him, and when a group known as the Keepers attack at her funeral, TJ desperately tries to find out more about his sister’s life and death, even if it means attending a remedial magic camp, where his lack of magic will embarrassingly become obvious to all.
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A Little Princess with magic.
Emma is the daughter of a rich and famous magitect. (That’s an architect who uses magic.) Until now, she was able to live a quiet life with her father, but with her magical ceremony coming up, she needs some serious magical training to avoid snuffing her magic. The boarding school she’s left at has a great reputation and is attended by the daughters of other wealthy and notable parents. Both the teachers and students are delighted to instantly befriend Emma, who loves sharing with her friends. But when the tables turn, Emma will learn that the world isn’t always her friend, and that smiles and kind words are fake and worthless when aimed only at her riches and not towards Emma herself.
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Riley knows her family’s healing spells by heart, knows them better than her sister does. The only problem: Riley is adopted and can’t do any magic. When Hattie, her sister, finds a spell that should enable them to share Hattie’s magic and finally give Riley a place among their magical community, their plans go drastically awry. With Hattie’s life in danger, Riley must hurry to complete several tasks to save her. On the way, Riley will need to make some tough decisions, uncover secrets, find help from her friends and family, and hardest of all, choose between her heart’s desire and the people dearest to her.
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In an alternative slightly dystopian future, Ropa is a poor girl living in the slums of Scotland. Ropa works as a ghosttalker, passing on messages from the deceased to the living, helping the dead move on. and occasionally stopping violent hauntings, when paid to. After being asked by a spirit to find her missing son pro bono, Ropa runs into magic, a secret library, and a nefarious scheme involving dark magic and kidnappings.
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Growing up can be tough, but life is a lot worse when teens growing in their magical abilities become tasty munchies to dangerous monsters. Centuries ago, the great magical minds built a school intended to keep their kids somewhat safer, or at least give them more of a chance. For better or worse, the teens are effectively locked in the school for several years until they Graduate or meet with a monstrous misfortune. They even let in some poor minorities. (Think chess pawns next to more important pieces on the board. Monster fodder.) El is one such grateful but negative, dark, powerful, sarcastic minority student. She’s powerful enough to protect herself from the worst monsters, but to graduate, she’ll need allies, something her sarcasm and negative attitude constantly manages to push away.
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Nova, a sixteen year old in the foster system, is out late one night with her best friend Zephyr, when a dragon pops up and chases after them. The dragon claims to know Nova’s mother, whom Nova has no memories of, and requests Nova’s help finding her. What the girls didn’t expect, was to land up in a different world, full of magic, dragons, and a culture alien to them. In order to learn more about her mother and to try to find her, Nova will have to agree to signup for dragon riding military training, and Zephyr will learn to become a witch. Is it worth it to put themselves in danger fighting a war not their own, for people who want to send them back to Earth, for the slim hopes of finding her mother?
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A girl who’s keeping her vision issues a secret from her parents is pressured into running a dog sledding race. Will she complete the race, or will she own up about her problems before she places herself and her dogs at risk?
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