Recommendations based on Calling on Dragonsby Patricia C. Wrede

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  1. Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot

    by Patricia C. Wrede
    Two cousins in Regency England exchange letters detailing their adventures with magic, romance, and a mysterious chocolate pot.

    A great deal is happening in London and the country this season. For starters, there's the witch who tried to poison Kate at the Royal College of Wizards. There's also the man who seems to be spying ... (Goodreads)

  2. Talking to Dragons

    by Patricia C. Wrede
    A young girl discovers her destiny to become a powerful wizard and save the kingdom from an evil sorcerer.

    Cimorene raises Daystar and tells him legends about the Enchanted Forest, swordsmanship, spells, and magical protocols. One day, Antorell, a member of the Society of Wizards who has a grudge against ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Howl’s Moving Castle

    by Diana Wynne Jones
    A young woman embarks on an adventure to break a curse and reclaim her identity in a magical world.

    18-year-old Sophie Hatter is the eldest of three sisters living in Market Chipping, a town in the magical kingdom of Ingary, where fairytale tropes are accepted ways of life, including that the ... (Wikipedia)

  4. Searching for Dragons

    by Patricia C. Wrede
    Princess Cimorene and her friends embark on a quest to rescue King Mendanbar's stolen sword and find the missing King of the Dragons.

    Mendanbar, the young King of the Enchanted Forest, is puzzled about several burned spots where he found dragon scales, but, more significantly, he finds that the magical network that keeps the forest ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Fairest

    by Gail Carson Levine
    A tale of self-discovery, as a young girl learns to embrace her true beauty.

    In the kingdom of Ayortha, who is the fairest of them all? Certainly not Aza. She is thoroughly convinced that she is ugly. What she may lack in looks, though, she makes up for with a kind heart, and ... (Goodreads)

  6. Taran Wanderer

    by Lloyd Alexander
    Taran sets out on a journey of self-discovery, seeking to learn his true identity and purpose in life.

    Taran and Gurgi have returned to Caer Dallben after leaving Princess Eilonwy at the royal court of Dinas Rhydnant for education in the ways of a princess . Taran has come to realize that he loves ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Deep Wizardry

    by Diane Duane
    Two young wizards must save the world's oceans from destruction by negotiating with the mystical beings who inhabit them.

    Nita's family goes on vacation with Kit and his dog, Ponch, to the South Shore of Long Island. While swimming in the ocean at night, Nita encounters a dolphin (nicknamed 'Hotshot'), and Kit reports ... (Wikipedia)

  8. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

    by Patricia A. McKillip
    An enchanting tale of a young woman's journey to save an ancient kingdom from an evil sorcerer.

    World Fantasy Award-Winner,Newly available in print and e-book editions,"Rich and regal.",—, The New York Times,, Young Sybel, the heiress of powerful wizards, needs the company of no-one outside her ... (Barnes & Noble)

  9. Over Sea, Under Stone

    by Susan Cooper
    A brother and sister uncover the secrets of an ancient magical kingdom.

    Over Sea, Under Stone features the Drew children, Simon, Jane and Barney, on holiday with their parents and Merriman Lyon, an old family friend, usually referred to by the children as their ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Fire Rose

    by Mercedes Lackey
    A woman's quest to fulfill her destiny, aided by magical powers and a daring prince.

    Beauty Meets Beast in San Francisco Accepting employment as a governess after hard times hit her family, medieval scholar Rosalind Hawkins is surprised when she learns that her mysterious employer ... (Goodreads)

  11. The Fairy Godmother

    by Mercedes Lackey
    A young girl's journey to uncover her mysterious past and the magical power that lies within.

    It is about a young woman named Elena, the daughter of a wealthy gentleman. After the death of her mother, her father married a devious social climber with two daughters of her own. Not long after ... (Wikipedia)

  12. Arrow's Flight

    by Mercedes Lackey
    An epic fantasy tale of a young archer and a magical kingdom in danger.

    Set in the medieval fantasy kingdom of Valdemar, this unique and exciting novel continues the story of Talia. Having mastered the powers necessary to a guardian of the kingdom, she faces the final ... (Goodreads)

  13. The Warrior's Apprentice

    by Lois McMaster Bujold
    A young man's journey to becoming a leader, navigating the treacherous waters of space warfare.

    When Miles Vorkosigan is disqualified from joining the Barrayaran Imperial Service Academy because he broke both his legs during the initial physical entrance exams, he sets about trying to prove ... (Wikipedia)

  14. These Happy Golden Years

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    A young girl's journey of self-discovery as she moves through adulthood.

    As the novel begins, Pa is taking Laura 12 miles from home in the dead of winter to her first teaching assignment at Brewster settlement. Laura being only 15 and a schoolgirl herself, is apprehensive ... (Wikipedia)

  15. Neverwhere

    by Neil Gaiman
    A mysterious journey through a hidden realm of London, filled with danger and unexpected allies.

    Neverwhere is the story of Richard Mayhew and his trials and tribulations in London. At the start of the story, he is a young businessman, recently moved from Scotland and with a normal life ahead. ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    Epic science-fiction story of a fatal plague and a brave heroine's quest to save her world.

    The story begins with Moreta, the senior Weyrworman of Fort Weyr, traveling with her queen dragon Orlith (who is near the end of her pregnancy) to the Gather at Ruatha Hold. At the Gather there is ... (Wikipedia)

  17. The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1

    by Diana Wynne Jones
    A collection of four magical stories, featuring the enigmatic Chrestomanci, a powerful enchanter tasked with maintaining balance in the multiverse.

    There is an alternate cover here . In this multiple parallel universes of the Twelve Related Worlds, only an enchanter with nine lives is powerful enough to control the rampant misuse of magic–and to ... (Goodreads)

  18. The Great Book of Amber

    by Roger Zelazny
    A magical and thrilling journey through magical planes of existence.

    Alternate cover edition can be found , here , Roger Zelazny's chronicles of Amber have earned their place as all-time classics of imaginative literature. Now, here are all ten novels, together in one ... (Goodreads)

  19. Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Vol. 1

    by CLAMP
    A group of travelers journey through alternate dimensions, searching for a missing princess.

    SAKURA AND SYAORAN RETURN! But they're not the people you know. Sakura is the princess of Clow - and possessor of a mysterious, misunderstood power that promises to change the world. Syaoran is her ... (Goodreads)

  20. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    by Judi Barrett
    A whimsical story of a town where food literally falls from the sky.

    A grandfather reads a bedtime story, chronicling the lives of the citizens of an imaginary town called Chewandswallow, which is characterized by food raining from the sky. The sky provided the ... (Wikipedia)

  21. The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Vol. 2

    by Diana Wynne Jones
    A magical world of witches and warlocks is explored, as a powerful enchanter discovers the secrets of his origins.

    In this multiple parallel universes of the Twelve Related Worlds, only an enchanter with nine lives is powerful enough to control the rampant misuse of magic – and to hold the title Chrestomanci... ... (Goodreads)

  22. Mara, Daughter of the Nile

    by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
    An adventure story set in Ancient Egypt, featuring a brave and courageous girl who rises to a heroic challenge.

    The story opens introducing the reader to Nekonkh, an Egyptian river boat captain on the Nile during the rule of Queen Hatshepsut . Nekonkh is on his way to Thebes, carrying his usual cargo and an ... (Wikipedia)

  23. Pearls of Lutra

    by Brian Jacques
    A young otter's coming of age adventure, uncovering secrets of the past and finding courage.

    When gathering herbs near the quarry in Mossflower Woods, the young Redwallers Tansy and Arven come across a mysterious skeleton among the rocks. They are disoriented in a rainstorm and after failing ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Cetaganda

    by Lois McMaster Bujold
    Miles Vorkosigan and his cousin investigate a conspiracy on the planet Cetaganda, uncovering secrets about the ruling class.

    Previous novels referred to the Cetagandan Empire because of its occupation of Barrayar decades before the events of the first novel,, Shards of Honor, . Cetagandan soldiers of the ghem military ... (Wikipedia)

  25. The View from Saturday

    by E.L. Konigsburg
    Four sixth graders and their teacher compete in a trivia contest, revealing their unique stories and bond.

    How has Mrs. Olinski chosen her sixth-grade Academic Bowl team? She had a number of answers. But were any of them true? How had she really chosen Noah and Nadia and Ethan and Julian? And why did they ... (Goodreads)

  26. Death Masks

    by Jim Butcher
    A magical detective's mission to protect an ancient artifact from a powerful necromancer.

    Harry shares a TV panel with a Vatican priest, Father Vincent, and São Paulo University Professor Don Paolo Ortega , a disguised Red Court Vampire noble. Father Vincent hires Dresden to recover the ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Sabriel

    by Garth Nix
    A young woman embarks on a quest to save her kingdom from an ancient evil, confronting her own mortality.

    The book opens with Sabriel raising a freshly killed rabbit from death. She is a young girl attending Wyverly College, an all-female boarding school in Ancelstierre. An undead creature enters the ... (Wikipedia)

  28. The Blue Sword

    by Robin McKinley
    A young girl embarks on an epic adventure, discovering courage, strength, and her true identity.

    This is the story of Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl who becomes Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and heir to the Blue Sword, Gonturan, which no woman had wielded since the legendary Lady Aerin ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Catherine, Called Birdy

    by Karen Cushman
    An adolescent girl's story of rebellion, seeking freedom in a restrictive society.

    The following is a description of the novel as it appears on the cover: "[T]he fourteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, ... (Wikipedia)

  30. Cast in Shadow

    by Michelle Sagara
    Kaylin Neya, a human with a troubled past, must solve a murder mystery in a world of magic and politics.

    Something is stirring again…,Seven years ago Kaylin fled the crime-riddled streets of Nightshade,, knowing, that something was after her. Children were being murdered—and they all had the same odd ... (Barnes & Noble)