Moi Top 10 Fantasy Candy Reads

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Voila! Check out this list of fantasy lit AKA my own personal sugar-dusted mind candy. Most are available as Kindle books (Hooray digital format). These books are childish girly YA sci-fi fantasy cross-over reads that sparkle, glitter and are just a bit sugar-coated and sweet (love candy lit). Happy reading ~*
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"biting The Sun" By Tanith Lee

by Tanith Lee

Tanith Lee is an alchemical author. Her books are an experience, not merely a mental exercise, and “Biting the Sun” is an absolute favorite book. Her book "The Silver Metal Lover" is also brilliant.

“the Giver” (quartet) By Lois Lowry

by Lois Lowry

This series is stunning fantasy meets alternate reality with a hint of dystopian sci-fi and two male characters, one very young and one old, dealing with issues that make for an emotional read.

“the Hobbit” By J. R.r. Tolkien

by Gary Muschla

Middle Earth and the fey, ‘nough said.

“the Witches” By Roald Dahl

by Roald Dahl

No one writes acerbic funny fantastic books for children better than Mr. Dahl.

“ender’s Game” By Orson Scott Card

by Hutch Morzaria

This is a book about heroism, nobility and strength and going to war, against one's own nature, for a greater good. The protagonist is a young child. It is a book about intelligence and strategy and has a great surprise ending. It's being made into a feature film with a 2013 release.

“a Wrinkle In Time” By Madeleine L’engle

by Maura Heaphy

For students, scholars, readers' advisors, and curious SF readers and fans, this guide provides an easy-to-use launch pad for researching and learning more about science fiction writers and their work.

Emphasizing the best popular and contemporary authors, this book covers 100 SF writers, providing for each:

. a brief biographical sketch, including a quote from theauthor, awards, etc.

. a list of the author's major works (including editions and other writings)

. research sources-biographies, criticism, research guides, and web sites

. In addition, you'll find read-alike lists for selected authors.

For anyone wanting to find information on popular SF authors, this should be the first stop.


"skellig" By David Almond

by David Almond

David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel is a captivating modern classic.

Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiderwebs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael’s world changes forever. . . .

“uglies,” “pretties,” "specials” And “extras” By Scott Westerfeld

by Scott Westerfeld

Exciting and edgy YA post-apocalyptic fantasy fiction with elements of survivalism, exploration of identity and beauty/cosmetic surgery, issues of government vs. personal control and impact on the environment. The story additionally explores concepts of betrayal in its friendship and romantic subplots. All four book in the series, the trilogy the add-on are well-written and interesting (unlike some series).
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Anonymous | 2013-05-02 12:40:41
Where's the Name of the Wind !!!

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