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Shadowseeker, Victor Kloss

The second instalment in the Royal Institute of Magic series follows Ben on his first official day at the Institute. But it doesn’t go as he expects. A Shadowseeker, Dark Elf assassin, attacks the Dragon Way. Chaos erupts, with the fear of a killer that can literally pop out of thin air anywhere in the… Continue reading Shadowseeker, Victor Kloss

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The Copper Gauntlet, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Call’s home for the summer after his first at The Magisterium. But Call won’t be having a relaxing, fun-filled summer like his friends. Hints lead him to believe his father suspects his secret and plans to do something about it. After a fight with his dad, Call runs away with Havoc. Arriving at Tamara’s house… Continue reading The Copper Gauntlet, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

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Hex Hall, Rachel Hawkins

Another school for young people to study magic may have some people sigh with exasperation from the start, but not me. I tend to find at least one thing to enjoy amongst the genre that is now drowning in clichés and attempts to be the next Harry Potter. After numerous odd events caused by her… Continue reading Hex Hall, Rachel Hawkins

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The Golden Tower, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

It’s finally here, the climax to the Magisterium series. The waiting for this book was one of the most frustrating times. After the traumatic events of the last book, the characters start in a dark place. Aaron is dead, again, but no one knows that Call drew Aaron’s soul into his own body. After everything… Continue reading The Golden Tower, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

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The Silver Mask, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

The fourth book in the Magisterium series begins in a dark place for Call and his friends. After the traumatic events of The Bronze Key the entire mage world is forever changed. For six months Call has been imprisoned in the Panopticon with everyone treating him like The Enemy of Death. With no visitors, not… Continue reading The Silver Mask, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

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The Iron King, Julie Kagawa

I absolutely LOVED this book!! The scene with Meghan's little brother was so creepy I had to check under my bed! The thing with the dog completely broke my heart. The beginning of the adventure felt well motivated with good twists and turns. The author's writing style was super enjoyable to read, a real page-turner.… Continue reading The Iron King, Julie Kagawa

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Lady Midnight, Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare's newest series is off with a bang! It's definitely competing with the Infernal Devices to be my favourite Shadowhunter series. Five years after the end of The Mortal Instruments the series follows the Blackthorn family living in the Los Angeles Institute. There are several children in the family; Julian, Livvy, Ty, Tavvy, Mark, Helen and… Continue reading Lady Midnight, Cassandra Clare