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Series: Frontier Magic


ACROSS THE GREAT BARRIER by Patricia C. Wrede
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

Eff, now a young woman, has overcome her fear that she is fatally unlucky; now it's time for her to figure out who she's going to be (Thirteenth Child, 2009).

Her staggeringly talented twin brother is off to college back east, but Eff, despite her newly discovered magical potential, is disinclined to follow. Read full book review >

THIRTEENTH CHILD by Patricia C. Wrede
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2009

Wrede is back, with a magical alternative history set in the Columbian West, some years after the Secession War. Read full book review >