Download E-books The Royal Road to Card Magic PDF

By Jean Hugard

Do you want to confound your folks, amaze your pals, amuse and dazzle crowds at events and gatherings? studying a number of card methods will let you do all that and extra. With assistance from this booklet, an individual can boost a flexible repertoire of excellent card methods. in truth, mastery of simply the 1st bankruptcy will show you how to practice a half-dozen unbelievable and exciting sleights of hand.
The authors, either famous professionals on magic, current whole, easy-to-understand causes of shuffles, prospers, the waft, the glimpse, fake shuffles and cuts, the cross, the vintage strength, and plenty of different concepts. those will permit card handlers to accomplish over a hundred mind-boggling feats of card magic, together with inspiration Stealer, Gray's Spelling Trick, Do as I Do, Now you spot It, Obliging Aces, quick Transit, Kangaroo Card, A Tipsy Trick, and dozens of others. Illustrated with greater than one hundred twenty transparent line cuts that make the reasons effortless to persist with, this fascinating creation to card conjuring will allow even novices to advance professional-level ability and the facility to accomplish methods certain to astound kinfolk and friends.

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Download E-books Once Upon a Time in the North: His Dark Materials PDF

By Philip Pullman

During this new prequel episode from Philip Pullman's His darkish fabrics universe, Lee Scoresby--Texan aeronaut and destiny pal to Lyra Belacqua--is simply 24 years previous, and he is lately received his hot-air balloon in a poker video game. He reveals himself floating North to the windswept Arctic island of Novy Odense, the place he and his hare daemon Hester are quick tangled in a perilous plot related to oil mogul Larsen Manganese, corrupt mayoral candidate Ivan Poliakov, and Lee's longtime nemesis from the Dakota nation: Pierre McConville, a employed killer with not less than twenty murders to his name.

It's basically after Lee types an alliance with one of many island's reviled armored bears that he can struggle to damage up the conspiracy in a gun-twirling vintage western shoot out--and conflict of wits. This beautiful clothbound quantity positive aspects the illustrations of John Lawrence, a detachable board game—Peril of the Pole—on the interior again disguise, and a glimpse for Pullman fanatics into the 1st friendship of 2 of the main cherished characters within the His darkish fabrics trilogy: Lee Scoresby and armored undergo Iorek Byrnison.

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Download E-books Darkened Blade: A Fallen Blade Novel PDF

By Kelly McCullough

Kelly McCullough, author of Drawn Blades, provides one other Fallen Blade event with Aral Kingslayer...

Aral Kingslayer has not anything to lose—and basically justice to achieve. Torn aside by means of the dying of his goddess, he needs to avenge her as a way to shop himself from being misplaced forever....

It’s been 9 lengthy years because the demise of his client, Namara, and exalted murderer Aral Kingslayer desperately misses the joys and glory of being a better energy of justice. Now he's haunted via the ghosts of the past—and via the ghost of the misplaced goddess herself.

When Namara calls upon Aral in a dream to hunt justice for her loss of life and the ruination of her temple, Aral needs to receive the aid of his fellow former Blades and his coloration ordinary, Triss, to pursue the vengeance he is aware Namara merits. whether it capacity attacking Heaven’s Son—and going opposed to one in every of their own—in a bloody conflict of epic proportions...

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Download E-books A Shadow in Summer (Long Price Quartet) PDF

By Daniel Abraham

The strong city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and tradition, an enormous middle of trade and exchange. Its financial system is dependent upon the ability of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat absolute to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for all times. input the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire devoted to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious military. Saraykeht, notwithstanding, has constantly been too powerful for the Galts to assault, yet now they see a chance. in the event that they can get rid of Heshai, Seedless's bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the full urban will fall. With mystery forces contained in the urban, the Galts arrange to enact their bad plan.

In the center is Otah, an easy laborer with a fancy earlier. Recruited to behave as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a mystery assembly, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah unearths himself because the sole desire of Saraykeht, both he stops the Galts, or the total urban and everybody in it perishes forever.

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Download E-books The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter) PDF

By J. K. Rowling

The stories of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding vintage, first got here to Muggle readers' cognizance within the e-book often called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, because of Hermione Granger's new translation from the traditional runes, we current this attractive variation with an advent, notes, and illustrations via J. okay. Rowling, and broad statement through Albus Dumbledore.

by no means prior to have Muggles been aware of those richly creative stories: "The Wizard and the Hopping Pot," "The Fountain of reasonable Fortune," "The Warlock’s bushy Heart," "Babbitty Rabbitty and Her Cackling Stump," and naturally "The story of the 3 Brothers." yet not just are they the equivalent of fairy stories we now recognize and love, examining them provides new perception into the area of Harry Potter.

This buy additionally represents one other extremely important type of giving: From each sale of this e-book, Scholastic will provide its web proceeds to Lumos, a world children’s charity based in 2005 via J. okay. Rowling. Lumos is devoted to finishing the institutionalization of kids, a dangerous perform that is affecting the lives of as much as 8 million deprived teenagers around the globe who dwell in associations and orphanages, many put there due to poverty, incapacity, affliction, discrimination and clash; only a few are orphans. Lumos works to reunite young children with their households, advertise family-based care choices, and aid experts to reform their platforms and shut down associations and orphanages. www.wearelumos.org
 

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Download E-books The Lost Gate (Mither Mages) PDF

By Orson Scott Card

Danny North knew from early youth that his relatives was once various, and that he used to be varied from them. whereas his cousins have been studying tips to create the issues that commoners known as fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and different such miracles that have been the history of the North kinfolk, Danny frightened that he may by no means convey a expertise, by no means shape an outself.

He grew up within the rambling outdated apartment, choked with dozens of cousins, and aunts and uncles, all governed by means of his father. Their domestic was once remoted within the mountains of western Virginia, faraway from city, faraway from colleges, faraway from different people.

There are many secrets and techniques in the home, and lots of ideas that Danny needs to stick with. there's a mystery library with just a couple of dozen books, and none of them in English ― yet Danny and his cousins are anticipated to turn into fluent within the language of the books. whereas Danny's cousins are unfastened to create magic at any time when they prefer, they need to by no means do it the place outsiders may see.

Unfortunately, there are a few secrets and techniques stored from Danny to boot. And that would result in catastrophe for the North family.

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