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Harry Potter Read-Alikes

Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere.      Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.               

When Dustfinger, the fire-eater who was brought into being from words, finds a shady storyteller to read him back into the medieval world, Farid, Dustfinger's apprentice, searches for Meggie and ends up stuck inside the book with her.

  In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents. 

After learning about his magical ancestry and his own warrior powers, sixteen-year-old Jack embarks on a training program to fight enemy wizards.

 

In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.

       

In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

 

A fearful sixteen-year-old princess discovers her heroic destiny after being married off to the king of a neighboring country in turmoil and pursued by enemies seething with dark magic.

Finn is a seventeen-year-old prisoner of Incarceron, a prison of metal forests, rundown cities, and endless wilderness. Finn is determined to escape to the outside with the help of Claudia, daughter of the warden, who wants Finn's help to avoid an arranged marriage.

    While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.         

Eon has disguised herself as a boy in order to study Dragon Magic and become a Dragoneye, one of a select group that forms a conduit to the power of energy dragons, but if the secret of her sex comes out, she will be killed.

  Orphan Nicolò Zen is all alone in 1700s Venice, except for his clarinet, enchanted by a mysterious magician to allow its first player to perform expertly. Soon Nicolò is a famous virtuoso, wealthy beyond his dreams, but he can't stop wondering if he earned the success, and what became of the beautiful girl he met at the orphanage in Venice.