New Release Books by Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer is the author of The Land of Stories: the Wishing Spell (2022), A Tale of Sorcery... (2022), A Tale of Magic: A Tale of Sorcery (2021), Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries (2017) and other 83 books.

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The Land of Stories: the Wishing Spell

release date: Oct 11, 2022
The Land of Stories: the Wishing Spell
Celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Chris Colfer''s #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this gorgeous illustrated anniversary edition! Alex and Conner Bailey''s world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with fairy tale characters they grew up reading about. But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought. This special ten-year anniversary edition of the book that launched the beloved worldwide phenomenon includes a personal note from the author and over 20 new full-color, full-page illustrations from series illustrator Brandon Dorman, making this the perfect gift for both new and returning fans!

A Tale of Sorcery...

release date: Aug 02, 2022
A Tale of Sorcery...
The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer''s #1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series As the doors were pushed, flames and magma spewed out from between the cracks, offering glimpses into the world of fire and chaos beyond them. Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It has been almost one year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life. But she still hasn''t found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters worse, something dark and malignant has risen from deep within the earth, threatening life as we know it. To stop this new evil, the fairies and witches must work with all the kingdoms and territories, including the Righteous Brotherhood and their Army of the Dead. But is the threat more familiar than they expected? And why is a secretive group of Sorcerers convinced that Xanthous Hayfield is connected to it? Sorcery, magic, and science collide in this thrilling third book in the Tale of Magic... series that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

A Tale of Magic: A Tale of Sorcery

release date: Sep 30, 2021
A Tale of Magic: A Tale of Sorcery
The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer''s No.1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It''s almost been a year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life and she still hasn''t found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters worse, something dark and malignant has risen from deep within the earth, threatening life as we know it. To stop this new evil, the fairies and witches must work with all the kingdoms and territories, including the Righteous Brotherhood and their Army of the Dead. But is the threat more familiar than they expected? And why are a secretive group of Sorcerers convinced Xanthous Hayfield is connected to it? Have you discovered the rest of the series: A Tale of Magic and A Tale of Witchcraft? Chris Colfer is also the author of the million-copy bestselling series The Land of Stories.

Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries

release date: Jul 11, 2017
Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries
Get a front row seat to the adventures of the mischievous Mother Goose, a fan favorite character in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories. Mother Goose has had centuries of adventure and finally she''s allowing her favorite readers to take a peek at all her secrets. Who else gossiped with Queen Elizabeth I, taught geography to Napoleon, marched for equal rights with Martin Luther King Jr., and served as Andy Warhol''s muse? With Chris Colfer''s trademark wit and humor, fans will love getting the inside scoop on Mother Goose.

A Tale of Witchcraft...

release date: Aug 03, 2021
A Tale of Witchcraft...
The enchanting sequel to the New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic..., filled with brand-new adventures and a cast of memorable characters, both familiar and new -- now in paperback! Brystal Evergreen changed the world, but the journey is just beginning... Brystal and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow Queen and secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community. However, when a mysterious new witch arrives at the academy, the celebrations are cut short. As the witch begins recruiting faeries into her rival school of witchcraft, it becomes clear she has dark intentions. And soon Brystal''s friend Lucy becomes embroiled in an ominous plot against mankind. Elsewhere, the fragile peace is on the brink of shattering. Outrage has spread throughout the kingdoms in opposition to the legalization of magic. And, a dangerous and centuries-old clan known as the Righteous Brotherhood has resurfaced, with one goal in mind: to exterminate all magical life forever...starting with Brystal....

Worlds Collide

release date: Jul 11, 2017
Worlds Collide
Alex and Conner''s biggest fear has come true. The Land of Stories fairy-tale characters - both heroes and villains - are no longer confined to their world! With sinister plans being put into motion by Morina, the Wicked Witch of the West, the Queen of Hearts, Captain Hook, and the rest of their evil literary army, Conner doesn''t think the situation can get any worse. That is, until Alex goes missing! While mayhem brews in the Big Apple, Conner and his friends will have to fight their biggest battle yet. But without Alex by his side, Conner doesn''t know how he will win the war and keep everyone he loves safe. Can Conner find Alex before it''s too late? And can the twins restore order between the human and fairy-tale worlds?

Stranger Than Fanfiction

release date: Mar 07, 2017
Stranger Than Fanfiction
From number one New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a funny, heartbreaking, unforgettable novel about friendship and fame. Cash Carter is the young, world famous lead actor of the hit television show Wiz Kids. When four fans jokingly invite him on a cross-country road trip, they are shocked that he actually takes them up on it. Chased by paparazzi and hounded by reporters, this unlikely crew takes off on a journey of a lifetime - but along the way they discover that the star they love has deep secrets he''s been keeping. What they come to learn about the life of the mysterious person they thought they knew will teach them about the power of empathy and the unbreakable bond of true friendship. In this touching novel, number one New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer takes us on a journey full of laughter, tears, and life-changing memories.

Goldilocks: Wanted Dead Or Alive

release date: Jul 02, 2021
Goldilocks: Wanted Dead Or Alive
"When King Charming and his brothers set out to purge the Dwarf Forests of outlaws and rule it themselves, they must face the most feared outlaw, Goldilocks--and then, their wives."--Provided by publisher.

The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales

release date: Oct 18, 2016
The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a gorgeous, full-color fairy-tale treasury. Dear Reader, you hold in your hands a very special book that contains more than thirty-five classic fairy tales and nursery rhymes, plus your very own survival guide to the Land of Stories. If you notice the pages glowing, followed by an inviting humming noise, don''t be afraid! That is just the book''s magic. But whatever you do, don''t lean too far into the book. You never know where you might end up. Enter the world of fairy tales in this stunning illustrated gift book that includes more than thirty-five beloved stories and rhymes retold by #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer. This gorgeous, full-color companion book to the Land of Stories series will appeal to new and old fans alike, who will delight in favorite classics such as "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and more. Here is the beloved fairy-tale treasury that Alex and Conner fall into in The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell--a beautifully designed addition to the series, and the magical book that started it all!

A Tale of Magic: A Tale of Witchcraft

release date: Oct 08, 2020
A Tale of Magic: A Tale of Witchcraft
The enchanting sequel to the No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Tale of Magic, from the author of The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer. Perfect for readers of The School for Good and Evil and Pages & Co. Brystal Evergreen changed the world, but the journey is just beginning ... Brystal Evergreen and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow Queen and secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community. However, when a mysterious new witch named Mistress Mara arrives at the Academy, the celebrations are cut short. As Mistress Mara begins recruiting faeries into her rival school of Witchcraft, it becomes clear she has dark intentions. And soon Brystal''s friend Lucy becomes embroiled in an ominous plot against mankind. Elsewhere, the fragile peace is on the brink of shattering. Outrage has spread throughout the kingdoms in opposition to the legalisation of magic. And a dangerous and centuries old clan known as the Righteous Brotherhood has resurfaced, with one goal in mind: to exterminate all magical life for ever ... starting with Brystal ... Filled with brand-new adventures and a cast of memorable characters, both familiar and new, Chris Colfer''s writing will sweep you away into a world of magic and wonder.

A Tale of Magic 2

release date: Sep 29, 2020
A Tale of Magic 2
The enchanting sequel to the No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Tale of Magic, from the author of The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer. Perfect for readers of The School for Good and Evil and Pages & Co. Brystal Evergreen changed the world, but the journey is just beginning ... Brystal Evergreen and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow Queen and secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community. However, when a mysterious new witch named Mistress Mara arrives at the Academy, the celebrations are cut short. As Mistress Mara begins recruiting faeries into her rival school of Witchcraft, it becomes clear she has dark intentions. And soon Brystal''s friend Lucy becomes embroiled in an ominous plot against mankind. Elsewhere, the fragile peace is on the brink of shattering. Outrage has spread throughout the kingdoms in opposition to the legalisation of magic. And a dangerous and centuries old clan known as the Righteous Brotherhood has resurfaced, with one goal in mind: to exterminate all magical life for ever ... starting with Brystal ... Filled with brand-new adventures and a cast of memorable characters, both familiar and new, Chris Colfer''s writing will sweep you away into a world of magic and wonder.

A Tale of Magic...

release date: Oct 01, 2019
A Tale of Magic...
A new adventure series set in the Land of Stories universe from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, Chris Colfer, perfect for new and old fans! For fans of The School for Good and Evil and Pages & Co. When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: she is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem, she doesn''t return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever? Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the no.1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories series, filled with adventure, imagination, and magic.

The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide

release date: Nov 15, 2018
The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide
A behind-the-scenes look at the world of the Land of Stories - the No.1 New York Times bestselling series, from Golden Globe-winning actor, Chris Colfer. A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who''s Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. Perfect for new and mega-fans alike, this full-colour guidebook illustrated by series artist Brandon Dorman captures the magical ins and outs of the Land of Stories we know and love and delivers new, never-before-seen art and information sure to thrill and satisfy readers.

The Curvy Tree

release date: Oct 27, 2015
The Curvy Tree
The debut picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer Once upon a time, there was a little girl who didn''t quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different! This picture book stands alone, but also plays an important role in the Land of Stories series--making this a must-have book for fans and new readers alike!

Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

release date: Nov 26, 2015
Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty
From bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a new book about a beloved character: Queen Red Riding Hood. The young queen gives us her take on politics, government, health, love, and of course, what it means to be royalty. A must-have for new and old fans alike.

The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set

release date: Oct 16, 2018
The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set
Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful paperback gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy-tale characters they grew up reading about. #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner from the beginning on their fairy-tale adventures in this gorgeous paperback boxed set, which includes all six books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning, Beyond the Kingdoms, An Author''s Odyssey, and Worlds Collide.

Land of Stories 06 Worlds Collide

release date: Jul 01, 2018
Land of Stories 06 Worlds Collide
The epic conclusion to Chris Colfer''s No.1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories!In the highly anticipated finale, Conner and Alex must brave the impossible. All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters - heroes and villains - are no longer confined within their world!With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet. Can the twins restore order between the human and fairy-tale world? Breathtaking action mixed with laugh-out-loud moments and lots of heart will make this a gripping conclusion for fans old and new.

The Land of Stories Paperback Gift Set

release date: Oct 31, 2017
The Land of Stories Paperback Gift Set
Dive into the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about. #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner on their fairy tale adventures from the beginning in this gorgeous paperback gift set, which includes the first three books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, and A Grimm Warning.

The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey

release date: Jul 12, 2016
The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey
The fifth book in Chris Colfer''s #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! The Masked Man has captured all the royal families from the Land of Stories with the help of his army of literature''s greatest villains, including the Wicked Witch of the West, the Queen of Hearts, and Captain Hook. With his sinister plan finally in motion, he is eager to destroy the families and take his place as emperor. Alex and Conner know they are no match against the Masked Man''s legion of villains, but they realize that they may be in possession of the greatest weapon of all: their own imaginations! So begins the twins'' journey into Conner''s very own stories to gather an army of pirates, cyborgs, superheroes, and mummies as they band together for the ultimate fight against the Masked Man. Meanwhile, an even more dangerous plan is brewing--one that could change the fates of both the fairy-tale world and the Otherworld forever. Conner''s tales come alive in the thrilling fifth adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling Land of Stories series.

Adventures from the Land of Stories: Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

release date: Jul 11, 2017
Adventures from the Land of Stories: Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty
Learn about all things royal from fan favorite character Queen Red Riding Hood in this fun addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories. From beloved author Chris Colfer comes a magnificent guide for anyone who is either royal, or might one day become royal after narrowly escaping Death by Wolf. Read the pages within for boundless wisdom regarding royal style and advice on how to handle one''s subjects. We wish you a long and successful reign (provided you are not an enemy of our kingdom). Full of fun and helpful tips, fans will love getting a mandatory education from her majesty, Queen Red Riding Hood.

The Land of Stories 03: A Grimm Warning

release date: Jun 30, 2015
The Land of Stories 03: A Grimm Warning
Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him - until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm. With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother Goose, Conner sets off on a mission across Europe to crack a 200-year-old code. Meanwhile, Alex Bailey is training to become the next Fairy Godmother - but her attempts at granting wishes never go as planned. Will she ever be truly ready to lead the Fairy Council?

The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms

release date: Jun 07, 2016
The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms
Fairy tales are just the beginning. The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it''s up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him... except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they''re in danger. With only the help of the ragtag group of Goldilocks, Jack, Red Riding Hood, and Mother Goose and her gander, Lester, the Bailey twins discover the Masked Man''s secret scheme: He possesses a powerful magic potion that turns every book it touches into a portal, and he is recruiting an army of literature''s greatest villains! So begins a race through the magical Land of Oz, the fantastical world of Neverland, the madness of Wonderland, and beyond. Can Alex and Conner catch up to the Masked Man, or will they be one step behind until it''s too late? Fairy tales and classic stories collide in the fourth adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling Land of Stories series as the twins travel beyond the kingdoms--now in paperback!

Beyond the Kingdoms

release date: Jun 07, 2016
Beyond the Kingdoms
The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it''s up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him...except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they''re in danger.
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