Twenty curses, old and new, from bestselling fantasy authors such as Neil Gaiman, Christina Henry, M.R. Carey and Charlie Jane Anders.
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It's a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Curses come in all shapes and sizes, and they can happen to anyone, not just those of us with unpopular stepparents...
Here you'll find unique twists on curses, from fairy tale classics to brand-new hexes of the modern world - expec..
Whosoever wields the Sword of Power shall be the one true King.
But what if the Sword has chosen a Queen?
Nimue grew up an outcast. Her connection to dark magic made her something to be feared in her Druid village, and that made her desperate to leave...
That is, until her entire village is slaughtered by Red Paladins, and Nimue's fate is forever altered. Charged by her dying mother to reunite an ancient sword with a legendary sorcerer, Nimue is now her people's only hope. Her mission leaves ..
Researcher, author and artist Paul Huson's deck is an important step forward in the evolution of Tarot. For centuries, the elegance of the Marseille Tarots and the insight of Etteilla remained virtually unchanged. Combining these forces, Huson creates a remarkable deck that provides accurate, scenic images for the traditional pip cards. Sure to become a classic...
Through the images of these 78 beautiful cards it is possible for us to join with the Dark Angels, to let ourselves be wrapped in the dark embrace of their wings and to hear the deepest secrets of our hearts...
This oracle is a tribute to artist Laura Sava, well known to fantasy lovers all over the world for her illustrations for Final Fantasy and Legend of the Cryptics. The DARK MIRROR ORACLE leaves behind the traditional fantasy images in order to portray a dystopian vision of the subconscious. It is a deck created for Shadow Work and for exploring the disquiet of modern life: a reconnection of the spiritual through the darkness within, not denied anymore, but accepted and healed...
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Gothic, intoxicating, feminist, darkly provoking and deeply romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut.
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They say the thirst of blood is like a madness - they must sate it. Even with the..
'One of our finest storytellers,' Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent
From Frances Hardinge, the Costa Award-winning author of The Lie Tree comes Deeplight.
The gods of the Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Now the gods are dead, but their remains are stirring beneath the waves . . .
On the streets of the Island of Lady's Crave live 14-year-old urchins Hark and his best friend Jelt. They are scavengers: diving for relics of ..
‘The Road meets Waiting for Godot: powerful, unforgettable, unique’ Melissa Harrison, author of At Hawthorn Time.
Doggerland is a superbly gripping debut novel about loneliness and hope, nature and survival – set on an off-shore windfarm in the not-so-distant future.
‘His father’s breath had been loud in the small room. It had smelled smoky, or maybe more like dust. He had knotted and unknotted a strap on the bag he was holding – he must have been leaving to go out to the farm that day. ‘I’ll ..
39 Cards that reach into the deep and huge sea of the subconscious, following the thread of dreams and visions. As we dream, we weave inside our mind a symbolic echo of our awake life, reaching our most powerful fears and hopes. Dreams, however, can be interpreted and they provide wisdom, self-awareness and understanding of our past, our present and the direction in which we are walking...
The art of Edmund Dulac, a naturalised British French Master illustrator is channelled into an enchanting and mysterious tarot deck. Dulac became famous during the golden age of illustration (between the 19th and 20th centuries) for his magic-filled artwork, capable of moving the heart and charming the eyes...
A powerhouse grimdark fantasy of bloodshed, ambition, and fate, The House of Sacrifice is the thunderous conclusion to Anna Smith Spark's Empires of Dust trilogy, which began with The Court of Broken Knives.
Hail Him. Behold Him.
Man-killer, life-stealer, death-bringer, life’s thief.
All are bound to Him,
His word is law.
The night coming, the sudden light that makes the eyes blind,
Golden one, shining, glorious.
Life’s judgement, life’s pleasure, hope’s grave.
Marith Altrersyr has won. He cut..
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A family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead
Set in Iran in the decade following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, this moving, richly imagined novel is narrated by the ghost of Bahar,..
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'The prose is colou..
After the Universal Fantasy Tarot, Paolo Martinello gives life to a new Fantasy universe of epic proportions. The spiritual and meditative power of Tarot is woven in four fantasy settings, related to the elements and seasons, to create a single deck of impressive divination power...
A 'brilliant and sobering' (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks.
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This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today, and in a new preface addresses the global threat of COVID-19. In a clear and accessible style, Frank M. Snowden reveals the ways that diseas..
In perfect harmony with traditional Tarot’s symbols these fantasy cards
designed by Eon (Joseph Viglioglia) open a window to eroticism, to the
beauty of the female body and to the couple. Fantasy imagery has often
been associated with sexuality, as it describes a world without inhibitions,
a world able to express magic, dreams and even passionate, empowering
and playful energies...
The acknowledged master of erotic drawing, Manara transports us into a dreamlike yet carnal dimension that sings praises to life itself. In the reconstruction of dreams, stories, desires, nightmares and daily life events, Manara takes us into his well-known sensual universe, above all through his homage to the female body, symbol of the universe. The cards also contain planetary and zodiac symbols as well as those of the four elements, useful for discovering astrological answers. For adults only..
Created by the Chilean artist, Pablo Montt, this deck has reduced the symbology of the Tarot to its essentials. The deck provides an amazingly clear experience when reading it: the minimalistic approach allows more and more of the reader's intuition and experience to fill the cards, creating a uniquely rich reading...
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From the acclaimed author of Stories of Your Life and Others – the basis for the Academy Award nominated film Arrival – comes a groundbreaking second collection of short fiction: nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories.
In ‘The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate’, a portal through time forces a fabric-seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and the temptation of second chances. In the epistolary ‘Exhalation’, an alien scientist ..
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Fat is a vital yet hugely under-rated organ.
Fat has become a dirty word, but we know so little about how it really works. In Fat, expert doctors and obesity researchers Dr Mariëtte Boon and Professor Liesbeth van Rossum present the ground-breaking research which explodes many of the myths and prejudices surrounding body fat and will make us completely rethink our relationship with it.
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For readers who enjoyed Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, this empowering collection of stories, poems and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations gives Once Upon a Time a much-needed modern makeover.
Gone are the gender stereotypes of obliging lovers, violent men and girls that need rescuing. Instead, lines blur between heroes and villains and you'll meet brave princesses, a new kind of wolf lurking in the concrete jungle and a courageous Gretel who can bring down monsters on her own...
The Fifth Column is a thrilling novel about the only man who can thwart a Nazi sympathizer uprising in New York during the Second World War, from bestselling author Andrew Gross.
A Man in TroubleFebruary 1939 and Europe is on the brink of war. Charles Mossman is in a bar in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, reeling from the loss of his job and his failing marriage, whilst outside thousands of Nazi sympathizers are attending a hate-spewing rally. As he confronts one, Charles makes a horrendous mistake w..
Elio believes he has left behind his first love - but as an affair with an older man intensifies, his thoughts turn to the past and to Oliver.
Oliver, a college professor, husband and father, is preparing to leave New York. The imminent trip stirs up longing and regret, awakening an old desire and propelling him towards a decision that could change everything.
In Call Me By Your Name, we fell in love with Oliver and Elio. Find Me returns to these unforgettable characters, exploring how love ca..
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From multi-award-winning Neil Gaiman comes a spectacularly silly, mind-bendingly clever, brilliantly bonkers adventure - with lip-smackingly gorgeous illustrations by Chris Riddell.
Mum's away. Dad's in charge. There's no milk. So Dad saves the day by going to buy some.
Really, that's all that happens. Very boring. YAAAAAAAAAWN.
There are absolutely none of the following inside: GLOBBY GREEN ALIENS! INTERGALACTIC POLICE! PIRATES! And most definitely NOT a time-travelling hot-air balloon pilot..
A compelling argument about the importance of using more than one language in today's world.
In a world that has English as its global language and rapidly advancing translation technology, it's easy to assume that the need to use more than one language will diminish - but Marek Kohn argues that plural language use is more important than ever. In a divided world, it helps us to understand ourselves and others better, to live together better, and to make the most of our various cultures. Kohn, w..
Introducing the first collection of art books with detachable prints to decorate your walls. Everything you need to create your own private gallery at home!
Each book contains a curated selection of twenty-one high-quality reproductions that can be easily removed from the book, framed in a standard-size frame, and displayed in the home. Step-by-step tips for grouping the works to create a harmonious gallery add an interior designer’s touch to the ensemble. Graphic, colorful, or abstract; painti..
Tarot deck tribute to Frida Kahlo on its 110th anniversary
Tarot deck of 22 major arcana and 56 minor arcana
Cartas de tarot de 60 x 110 mm
Printed on exclusive coated 330 gram laminated paper and coated in our high durability aqueous varnish
Includes multilingual Tarot booklet for beginners...
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From the critically-acclaimed author of PRINCE OF THORNS and RED SISTER comes a chilling new epic fantasy series.
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Only when it's darkest can you see the stars.
East of the Black Rock, out on the ice, lies a hole down which broken children are thrown
On the vastness of the ice there is no room for individuals. No one survives alone.
To resist the cold, ..
ONLY ONE CAN BE QUEEN
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Sixteen-year-old Mina is motherless, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone. In fact, it has never beat at all, for her father cut it out and replaced it with one of glass. When she moves to Whitespring Castle, Mina forms a plan: win the king's heart with her beauty, become queen, and finally know love. The only catch is that she'll have to become a stepmother.
An essential guide to the multifarious and increasingly connected world of global art from 1900 to today.
Jessica Lack introduces fifty pioneering modern and contemporary art movements born out of political engagement, decolonization, marginalization or conflict. These movements have aimed to revitalize society by challenging the status quo. While not as well known as Pop Art, Dada and Futurism, these associations of artists – such as the Saqqakhaneh artists of Iran, the Stridentists of Mexico,..
Ravaged by environmental disaster, greed and oppression, our planet is in crisis. The future of humanity hangs in the balance - and one woman can tip it over.
Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, where conditions are just right for human habitation.
It's humanity's last hope for survival, and Naomi, Valerie's surrogate daughter and the ship's botanist, has been waiting h..
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The New York Times Bestselling account of the new frontier of sports recovery science, which shows what we should and shouldn't be doing between exercising to achieve maximum performance.
All athletes, from Olympians to weekend warriors, must find the balance between training and recovery to maximize the benefits of workouts and reach optimal performance. For the longest time, coaches and traini..
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We think we know ancient Greece, the civilisation that shares the same name and gave us just about everything that defines 'western' culture today, in the arts, sciences, social sciences and politics. Yet, as Greece has been brought under repeated scrutiny during the financial crises that have convulsed the..
An introductory guide to the art of ancient Greece and Rome, capturing the passion and inspiration that fired the artists of these civilizations.
For more than 2,000 years the art of Greece and Rome has lain at the heart of western civilization. This book recaptures the excitement of the artists who first created it. It traces the daring innovations of those who, defying traditional wisdom, explored new ideas; it describes the valiant struggles of sculptors and painters to portray – for the fir..
This inspiring picture book retells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg – the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world’s climate crisis – using allegory to make this important topic accessible to young children.
Greta is a little girl who lives in a beautiful forest threatened by Giants. When the Giants first came to the forest, they chopped down trees to make houses. Then they chopped down more trees and made even bigger homes. The hou..
A reproduction of a deck from the 1800's that retains all of the characteristics of the ancient oracle, thus acquiring a nostalgic connotation but strongly evocative of places, situations and feelings that we hold near and dear. Legend tells that a gypsy gave each card a special meaning one that can be understood by all. 52 full colur cards and instructions..
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TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART.
On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home?
Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden ..
The equilibrium of destiny always assumes changing forms that, to a distracted eye, involved in daily life, can seem to be without sense or meaning. To search for harmony, the right sense of proportion and balance in events, menas entering into syntony with our past, present and future. 78 full col cards..
Healing Light Tarot artist, Christopher Butler, turns his talent to Lenormand. Lenormand cards are a great way to find quick, concise answers to everyday concerns. The HEALING LIGHT LENORMAND can expand your Lenormand collection or introduce you to this useful divination system...
This is the story of how a Baggins had an adventure, and found himself doing and saying things altogether unexpected…
Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day, to whisk him away on a journey ‘there and back again’. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the M..
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Miren and Bittori have been best friends all their lives, growing up in the same small town in the north of Spain. With limited interest in politics, the terrorist threat posed by ETA seems to affect them little. When Bittori’s husband starts receiving threatening letters from the violent group, however – demanding money, accusing him of being a police informant – s..
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Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction
Winner of The Green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literature
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT non-fiction
Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2017
How to Survive a Plague by David France is the riveting, powerful and profoundly moving story of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots movement of activists, many of them facing their own life-or-death struggles, who grabbed the reins of scientific research to help develop the drugs tha..
The compulsive new novel from the author of the Sunday Times Number One bestseller The Caller and Gallery of the Dead.
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'Every story one day comes to an end.'
As roommates, they met for the first time in college. Two of the brightest minds ever to graduate from Stamford Psychology University.
As adversaries, they met again in Quantico, Virginia. Robert Hunter had become the head of the LAPD’s Ultra Violent Crimes Unit. Lucien Folter had become the most prolific ..
SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2020
The Witch is dead. After a group of children playing near the irrigation canals discover her decomposing corpse, the village of La Matosa is rife with rumours about how and why this murder occurred. As the novel unfolds in a dazzling linguistic torrent, Fernanda Melchor paints a moving portrait of lives governed by poverty and violence, machismo and misogyny, superstition and prejudice. Written with an infernal lyricism that is as affecting as..
The quiet and self-reflecting wisdom of the ancient I-Ching is applied to matters of love, romance and relationship. Focused on understanding yourself, your partner, and the desires that bond one to the other, the I-Ching of Love promotes change, in the understanding that nothing is ever static, but always flows and mutates in a dance we call life...