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    • The Paper Magician

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,866
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,512
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,500

    Ceony Twill arrives at the cottage of Magician Emery Thane with a broken heart. Having graduated at the top of her class from the Tagis Praff School for the Magically Inclined, Ceony is assigned an apprenticeship in paper magic despite her dreams of bespelling metal. And once she's bonded to paper, that will be her only magic... forever. Yet the spells Ceony learns under the strange yet kind Thane turn out to be more marvelous than she could have ever imagined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Valley girl reads book on faux British accent

    • By James and co. on 06-23-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Plastic Magician

    • A Paper Magician Novel
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 739
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 671

    Alvie Brechenmacher has arrived in London to begin her training in Polymaking - the magical discipline of bespelling plastic. Polymaking is the newest form of magic, and in a field where there is so much left to learn, every Polymaker dreams of making the next big discovery. Even though she is only an apprentice, Alvie is an inventor at heart, and she is determined to make as many discoveries - in as short a time frame - as she can. Luckily for her, she’s studying under the world-renowned magician Marion Praff, who is just as dedicated as Alvie is.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By lowell on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Glass Magician

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,055
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,062

    Now well into her apprenticeship with magician Emery Thane, 20-year-old Ceony Twill is continuing to discover the joy of paper magic. She adores bringing her spells to life in surprising ways, from learning the power of distortion to creating a beloved paper dog. And she secretly hopes that the romance she foresaw blossoming between her and the peculiar yet strikingly handsome Emery finally becomes real.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun historical fantasy

    • By Kira on 10-30-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Master Magician

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,961
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,971

    Throughout her studies, Ceony Twill has harbored a secret, one she's kept from even her mentor, Emery Thane. She's discovered how to practice forms of magic other than her own - an ability long thought impossible. While all seems set for Ceony to complete her apprenticeship and pass her upcoming final magician's exam, life quickly becomes complicated. To avoid favoritism, Emery sends her to another paper magician for testing, a Folder who despises Emery and cares even less for his apprentice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An endearing, enchanting culmination to the series

    • By JTF on 06-08-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 629
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 553

    Maire is a baker with an extraordinary gift: she can infuse her treats with emotions and abilities, which are then passed on to those who eat them. She doesn't know why she can do this and remembers nothing of who she is or where she came from. When marauders raid her town, Maire is captured and sold to the eccentric Allemas, who enslaves her and demands that she produce sinister confections, including a witch's gingerbread cottage, a living cookie boy, and size-altering cakes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet

    • By Jonas Lee on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Fifth Doll

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,108

    Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She's diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing. But a visit to Slava, the local tradesman, threatens to upend her entire life. Entering his empty house, Matrona discovers a strange collection of painted nesting dolls - one for every villager.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unique and Unexpected

    • By B.A. Wilson on 12-30-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Followed by Frost

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,021
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 936
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 935

    Seventeen-year-old Smitha has the wealth, status, and beauty that make her the envy of her town - until she rejects a strange man's marriage proposal, and disastrous consequences follow. Smitha becomes cursed, and frost begins to encompass everything she touches. Banished to the hills, hunted by villagers, and chilled to the very core of her soul, she finds companionship with Death, who longs to coax her into his isolated world. But Smitha's desire for life proves stronger than despair.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Romance Alert

    • By bg on 07-30-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Veins of Gold

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Piper Goodeve
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Abandoned by their father for the gold rush, Gentry and her siblings labor to survive alone in the inhospitable West. When bizarre natural disasters begin wreaking havoc on the land, Gentry discovers a world of magic. Desperate for help, she accepts aid from a mysterious stranger. Winn not only sees the magic, but controls its hunger by feeding it gold - the very thing Gentry's father left to acquire. But the earth's unrest only grows worse, and Gentry's fear leads her to a terrible choice: marry a wealthy man she does not love or trust in Winn's unpredictable power to save her family.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor world building and character development

    • By Emily on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Smoke and Summons

    • (Numina, Book 1)
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Scott Merriman, Lauren Ezzo
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon - a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other vessels, Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal. To stay alive, she must run. And in a city fueled by smoke and corruption, she finds a surprising ally. A cunning thief for hire, Rone owns a rare device that grants him immortality for one minute every day - an advantage that will come in handy in Sandis’s fight for freedom.

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Paper Magician

    • Paper magician 1
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Francesca Agostini
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Ceony Twill, giovane e talentuosa allieva dell'accademia di magia Tagis Praff, sta finalmente per cominciare l'apprendistato che la legherà per tutta la vita all'elemento magico che ha sempre desiderato. Eppure, contrariamente a quanto sognava, il suo destino non sarà scritto nel metallo ma sulla carta.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narrator and interesting book

    • By la chilenita on 05-06-18

    Regular price: $8.41

    • Master Magician

    • Paper magician 3
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Francesca Agostini
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Durante il suo lungo apprendistato, Ceony Twill ha tenuto nascosto un segreto al suo stesso mentore, Emery Thane: ha scoperto di poter praticare forme di magia diverse dalla propria, un'abilità da sempre ritenuta impossibile da acquisire. Ormai è giunta al termine del suo percorso e sta per affrontare l'esame finale, ma proprio quando tutto sembra andare per il verso giusto ecco che gli imprevisti si mettono sulla sua strada, complicandole un bel po' la vita.

    Regular price: $8.98

    • Paper Magician: Saga The Paper Magician 1 [French Version]

    • Saga The Paper Magician 1
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Lila Tamazit
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    C'est le cœur brisé que Ceony Twill, 19 ans, débarque chez le magicien Emery Thane. Sortie major de sa promotion à l'école Tagis Praff, elle se voit contrainte d'embrasser la magie du papier, elle qui rêvait de travailler le métal. Or une fois qu'elle sera liée au papier, matériau qu'elle dédaigne, elle sait que c'est pour le restant de sa vie. Dès le début de son apprentissage chez l'excentrique mais si charmant Emery, Ceony découvre un monde merveilleux qu'elle ne soupçonnait pas : animer des créatures de papier, donner vie à des récits grâce aux images qui les illustrent, prédire l'avenir.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Très bon moment

    • By Nyxx on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Glass Magician

    • Paper magician 2
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Francesca Agostini
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tre mesi dopo aver restituito il cuore di Emery Thane, maestro di arti magiche, al suo legittimo proprietario, Ceony Twill è sulla buona strada per diventare una Piegatrice. Adora dare vita alle forme che disegna e creare esseri inanimati da semplici pezzi di carta.

    Regular price: $8.41