A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le GuinGed was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.
Lavinia by Ursula K. Le GuinFrom a masterful writer of myth and fantasy, a beautiful reimagining of one of the most pivotal characters in Virgil's Aeneid As the story goes, Virgil's hero fights to claim the king's daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to build an empire. Lavinia herself never speaks a word. Now, Le Guin gives Lavinia a voice in a novel that takes us to the half-wild world of...
Powers by Ursula K. Le GuinYoung Gav can remember the page of a book after seeing it once, and, inexplicably, he sometimes "remembers" things that are going to happen in the future. As a loyal slave, he must keep these powers secret, but when a terrible tragedy occurs, Gav, blinded by grief, flees the only world he has ever known. And in what becomes a treacherous journey for freedom, Gav's greatest...
Tehanu by Ursula K. Le GuinYears before, they had escaped together from the sinister Tombs of Atuan - she, an isolated young priestess, he, a powerful wizard. Now she is a farmer's widow, having chosen for herself the simple pleasures of an ordinary life. And he is a broken old man, mourning the powers lost to him not by choice. A lifetime ago, they helped each other at a time of darkness and danger...
The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le GuinIn a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George Orr wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to alter reality. He seeks help from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately grasps the power George wields. Soon George must preserve reality itself as Dr. Haber becomes adept at manipulating George's dreams for his own...
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le GuinGenly Ai, a native of the planet Terra (Earth), is an envoy from the Ekumen, an organization of more than eighty worlds, representing 3,000 countries, spanning one hundred light years from border to border, whose purpose is to develop commerce, communications, and, possibly, mystical unity. Ai's mission is to convince the country of Karhide on the distant planet called...
The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le GuinThe sorcerer Alder fears sleep. The dead are pulling him to them at night. Through him they may free themselves and invade Earthsea. Alder seeks advice from Ged, once Archmage. Ged tells him to go to Tenar, Tehanu, and the young king at Havnor. They are joined by amber-eyed Irian, a fierce dragon able to assume the shape of a woman. The threat can be confronted only in...
The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le GuinThe tombs of Atuan had stood there since the time of the first men - since Earthsea was first created. When Tenar was 14 she came into her full powers as High Priestess of the Nameless Ones and had to go alone through the tombs under the kingdom of Earthsea.
1970s Science Fiction
Douglas Adams, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. Le Guin, Philip José FarmerBook to Author, played 43 times.
Children's Adventure Stories
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Children's Book Quiz
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Know your fantasy worlds? Pick the right book...Multiple Choice, played 346 times.
Nebula Award Winners 1
Frank Herbert, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arthur C. Clarke, Larry NivenBook to Author, played 42 times.
Nebula Award Winners 2
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Nebula Award Winners 3
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Scary Children's Books
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The Elemental Quiz
Fire. Water. Air. Earth. Match the descriptions to the titles which all have one of the four elements in them.Multiple Choice, played 29 times.
What Book Should I Read?
10 easy questions in this quiz: the correct answers are 10 books you definitely should have already read. If you get any wrong, go read them now!Multiple Choice, played 196 times.
When in Rome
All these books are set in Rome during the Roman Empire.Book to Author, played 51 times.
Witches & Wizards
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World Fantasy Award Winners 1989-2002
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