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Christine N.
02-12-2006, 02:55 AM
Let's see if I can do this right and not get yelled at :)

Title: Talisman of Zandria
Author: Christine Norris (hey, it's my thread, right?)
Publisher: LBF Books
ISBN: 1885093446
Format: Trade paperback
Price: $14.95

Available through publisher, LBF Books (http://www.lbfbooks.com/), Amazon, (http://www.amazon.com) (and all the little Amazon's, like .co.uk and .ca) Barnes & Noble (http://www.barnesandnoble.com), Chapters-Indigo (http://www.chapters.ca), Target.com (http://www.target.com), Wal-Mart.com (http://www.walmart.com)and for order at any Borders (http://www.bordersstores.com)store (if you want to order the book, I would prefer you order through a brick and mortar Borders - it'll help me get the book on their shelves. Thanks )

Author's Website: www.christine-norris.com (http://www.christine-norris.com/)

I don't have a cover image small enough for this forum guidelines, but you'll see the cover if you go to my website or the pub's site, or Amazon and all.

When Ivy sees the most extraordinary thing in her own backyard- a fairy, she dismisses it as another daydream, but quickly realizes that what she saw was, in fact, the real thing. She goes in search of the mythical creature, and accidentally falls into a Zandria, a magical world that exists just outside her own. Unfortunately, she is also trapped there. Someone has stolen the Talisman, a magical amulet that controls the five gates between Zandria and her own world. Ivy and her new friends, the wizard Arden, his young apprentice Connor, and a pair of fairies, set off on a quest to reclaim the Talisman of Zandria.

Ivy must dig deep and discover the strength and courage within herself to not only help her friends, but to find a way home.

Christine N.
05-09-2006, 03:43 AM
Title: Wizard Academies I: The Heart of Darkness
Author: Various - Anthology
Publisher: Wizard Academies Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 976-1-4116-7787-6
Format: Trade Paperback
Price: $15.95 (364 pages)

Available from the publisher's website... Here (http://www.interdrama.com/wiz) or visit them at their MySpace (http://www.myspace.com/wizardlings) page

BE TRUE to your Academy -- Your Wizard’s Academy !! There are great universities of magick with hundreds of student wizards, small private schools with just a few juvenile mages, haunted academies, and even special institutions for young wizards in trouble. WIZARD ACADEMIES I: The Heart of Darkness is a collection of stories about magickally-gifted youngsters training to be the Wizards of Tomorrow. Their problems are the same as those facing other young adults: * Who will win the big game? * Does that handsome older boy like me? * Will anyone be eaten by the hideous beast in the cafeteria? * How many years can you spend in detention and still graduate? THE ANSWERS to these questions are found in this delightful assortment of wizardling adventures. See what happens when kids, schools, monsters, and The Heart of Darkness are brought together in this first of a new anthology series of magickal fiction featuring Wizard Academies

Christine N.
06-30-2007, 11:35 PM
Title: Wizard Academies III: Crossroads of Magick
Author: Various - Anthology
Publisher: Wizard Academies Publishing, LLC.
ISBN:
Format: Trade paperback
Price: $15.95

* Who (or what) is Olof Narr?
* Why did my cat suddenly start talking?
* What is a Spagpie?
* How do I cast a spell when the Wild Hunt is after me?

THE ANSWERS to these and other questions are found in this delightful assortment of wizardling adventures.
Award-winning authors from around the world have contributed their best tales of magickal fiction.

* The dangers are unworldly.
* The young heroes are plucky.
* The professors are sorcerous.
* The villains are the least of our worries ...

YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE WORLD OF MAGICK.

See what happens when the world wide ley network runs amok in this third enchanting book of the Wizard Academies series.

Christine N.
06-30-2007, 11:43 PM
Title: Return to Zandria
Author: Christine Norris
Publisher: Hadrosaurus Books (an imprint of LBF Books)
ISBN: 978-1-885093-51-6
Format: Trade Paperback and e-book
Price: $14.95 (240 pages)
Available from LBF Books (http://www.lbfbooks.com), Amazon, B&N and Borders

Ivy Peterson was not ordinary. Ivy was More-Than-Ordinary because once she found herself in a very special place and had a very special adventure.

But Ivy was far too old for fairy tales...wasn’t she?

It has been three years since Ivy recovered the Talisman of Zandria, and her life is very different. She is no longer the shy young girl who chased a fairy through a magic gate, but a teenager, concerned with clothes, friends and school. She has nearly forgotten about the special world that exists on the other side of a thin magical veil.

But they have not forgotten her.

Now a crisis is brewing in Zandria, and only Ivy can help. They implore her to come to their aid, and Ivy’s memories of adventure pull her once again into the enchanted world of mermaids, dragons and wizards. Reunited with old friends, and bringing a new one along for the ride, Ivy must now lead them into the wilds of her own world, and not only keep them safe but stop an empire from falling into the clutches of evil.

Christine N.
03-18-2008, 04:01 AM
I can't believe I almost forgot to add my new 'baby'!

Title:The Crown of Zeus
Publisher: Samhain Books
ISBN (e-book): 1-59998-556-X
Format: e-book (Feb. 2008) Trade paperback (Dec. 2008)
Price: (e-book) $5.50 (paperback) $13.00

Available from
Samhain Publishing (http://www.samhainpublishing.com/books/the-crown-of-zeus), Mobipocket, Sony, and for Amazon Kindle (almost anywhere ebooks are sold, actually)
Trade paperback at Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Crown-Zeus-Library-Athena/dp/1605040231/ref=pd_bbs_sr_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1220268184&sr=8-3) and Borders (http://www.borders.com/online/store/TitleDetail?sku=1605040231), as well as B&N, BAMM, and Powell's.

Which is worse: Having to start life over, or being eaten by a Minotaur?

The Library of Athena, Book One

Thirteen-year-old Megan Montgomery’s world is falling apart. Her father’s promotion means leaving her whole life in New York behind. She finds herself transplanted to a huge, lonely manor house in the English countryside, with no one for company but the distant staff. Her new school only adds to her misery—neither the girls nor the teachers seem to like her.

Then Megan meets three girls who actually talk to her instead of about her, and at first she thinks things are getting better. But the girls seem more interested in the strange rumors that the house is haunted. Desperate to make friends, Megan invites them to sleep over for the weekend.

A discovery of a cryptic poem, a key and a diary written by the builder of the manor—an eccentric archaeologist—turns the sleepover into a treasure hunt. Clues lead the girls to believe the Parthenon holds a great secret—and suddenly they find themselves sucked into one man’s version of Ancient Greece. The only way home is to find an object thought to be mere legend.

If they survive that long.

Christine N.
09-01-2008, 03:30 PM
Another one!
Title:The Ankh of Isis
Author: Christine Norris
ISBN: 978-1-60504-065-3
Format: ebook (July 2008), Paperback (May 2009)
Price: (ebook) $5.50 (trade paperback) 13.00)

Available from Samhain Publishing (www.samhainpublishing.com/books/the-ankh-of-isis), My Bookstore and More, Amazon, B&N, BAMM, Powell's, Mobipocket, Sony, and Amazon Kindle


Megan gets lost in books. Literally.

The Library of Athena, Book 2

Megan Montgomery is looking forward to a nice, quiet Easter holiday. No school, no homework, time with her friends. Then her father informs her Mr. Hemmlich, a potential client and archaeologist, is coming to stay with them for the entire week. Her dreams of goofing off go up in smoke—until Hemmlich arrives with his handsome teenage son in tow. Things are definitely looking up.

Megan’s excitement quickly turns to suspicion when Hemmlich starts asking questions about the manor and its builder, Sir Gregory. Is it just admiration for Sir Gregory’s work? Or could Hemmlich know about the Library of Athena, the secret room full of magic books hidden deep beneath the manor? It shouldn’t be possible.

But then again, if she can get sucked inside a book…