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Book with leads being boy and girl, girl has magic but boy doesn't, later revealed that boy's ancestors killed magic people

The answer is The Secret of Spellshadow Manor (2017) by Bella Forrest, the first book in the The Secret of Spellshadow Manor series. The plot of the boy following girl to magic school and that the boy ...
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Manga/Manhwa about a female magician who gives up her magic to birth a child with the emperor

This is In This Life, I Will Raise You Well, Your Majesty!. From Baka-Updates: When Ellisa opens her eyes and sees her young son, Leon, staring at her with eyes full of love and concern, she realizes ...
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Fantasy novella about a protagonist who's transported to Nazi Germany; involves magic tied to the Equinox

Barbara Hambly's The Magicians of Night, which is the second book in the Sun-Cross Series. The two wizards, Jaldis and Rhion, had dared the dread Dark Well to answer the desperate call of a world ...
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Magic manga with two brothers, one of them wears glasses

You are looking for the "Blue Exorcist". The description of two brothers (one looking like a bookworm and the other being a complete opposite) matches.
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Fantasy book about a ring that makes thorns when the holder touches it. The main woman is transported from our world to another

The Barbed Coil (1997) by J.V. Jones...? From a review: Doorstopper new fantasy from the author of the Book of Words trilogy (Master and Fool, 1996, etc.). Tinnitus sufferer Tessa McCamfrey finds a ...
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A book where the nobles all have black hair. There is magic, horses, swords, an invading army, rebellion

I believe this is Hilari Bell’s Fall of a Kingdom, originally published as Flame (2003). If I remember right all nobles have black hair, and a daughter to a noble or a king was to be sacrificed. The ...
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Manhwa where the female lead is killed by her sister (or cousin) but is reincarnated after the male lead uses a giant magic stone to turn back time

I believe this is Revolutionary Princess Eve. From Baka-Updates: Princess Evienrose, despite advocating fiercely for the rights of the homunculi rebels, now awaits death at their hands… that is until ...
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Was it Gollum who untied Sam's Elf-rope?

Elves—or at least, those of Lothlórien—have some funny ideas about what is and isn’t magic. ‘Are these magic cloaks?’ asked Pippin, looking at them with wonder. ‘I do not know what you mean by that,’ ...
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Was it Gollum who untied Sam's Elf-rope?

In the novel the rope is noted to have been secured tightly He took up the rope and made it fast over the stump nearest to the brink. LOTR: The Two Towers and it does indeed fall down when tugged, ...
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Science fantasy series from the '80s involving magical areas and a forest with plants that are like items

This is Piers Anthony's Xanth series. There are a ton of books in the series. Lightweight reading with lots of puns and wordplay.
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