From the Costa Award-Winning author Frances Hardinge. ... We see ghosts and they are drawn to us.
Sometimes, when a person dies, their spirit goes looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space within them, perfect for hiding. Makepeace has learned to defend herself from the ghosts that try to possess her in the night, desperate for refuge - but one day a dreadful event causes her to drop her guard.
Now she has a spirit inside her. The spirit is wild, angry and strong, and it may be her only defense when she is sent to live with her father's cruel and powerful ancestors. But as she plans her escape to a ...|
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas. ... To the stars who listen - and the dreams that are answered.
On the darkest night, the stars still shine. Feyre's first Winter Solstice as High Lady is drawing near. With it will come a hard-earned rest from the work she, Rhys and their friends have done to rebuild the Night Court and the vastly changed world beyond. Yet the festive atmosphere can't keep shadows from looming. Even as her own heart heals, she finds that those dearest to her have wounds that go deeper than she knew. And the scars of the past will touch her court in times to come.
From the bestselling author of "The Girl on The Train".
Secrets can pull you under. ... "I need you to call me back. It's important."
Just days before her sister plunged to her death, Jules ignored her call. Now Nel is dead. They say she jumped. And Jules must return to her sister's house to care for her daughter, and to face the mystery of Nel's death.
But Jules is afraid. Of her long-buried memories, of the old Mill House, of this small town that is drowning in secrecy... And of knowing that Nel would never have jumped.
"Wondering if "Into the water" would be as ...|
A cosmetic surgeon is faced with love, and its imperfections, for the first time. A veteran actor finds himself beholden to his female chauffeur. A recently-divorced salesman opens a jazz bar as memories of an ex-lover riff and swell.
Across these seven tales Haruki Murakami brings his wry humour and quiet sense of the surreal to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone in the world.
"Marukami at his whimsical, romantic best."
"Supremely enjoyable, philosophical and pitch-perfect."
An official Kane Chronicles companion book. ... Greetings, initiate!
Carter Kane, here. Congratulations on reaching Brooklyn House in one piece. You are quite clearly descended from Egyptian royalty, with magical powers gifted from the Gods. But what good is power without knowing how to use it?
That's where this training manual comes in. It's packed with quizzes, stories and inside info on the Ancient Egyptian deities.
For those with the blood of the pharaohs, this is your first step down the path of the gods.
But beware, anything can happen in the world of Egyptian magic. ...|
Epic heroes - legendary adventures. Return to Percy Jackson's world. ... A perilous quest to complete I must become a God again.
I, the god Apollo - cast down to earth in the body of a gawky mortal teen - bravely endured a series of dangerous trials at Camp Half-Blood. Now, accompanied by Leo Valdez and the sorceress Calypso (Also mortal, ha!), I must find the most dangerous Oracle from ancient times, who may hold the answers I need to return to Mount Olympus.
To make things worse, the second member of the evil Triumvirate - a Roman emperor with a disturbing love of bloodshed - stands in our way. Without my ...|
The Final Book in the #1 New York Times bestselling "Red Queen" series. ... Victory comes at a prince. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal's betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart-and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her-Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all starting with the crown on Maven's head. But no battle is won alone, and before the Reds may rise as one, Mare must side with the boy who broke her heart in order to defeat the boy who almost broke her.
Cal's powerful Silver allies, alongside Mare and the Scarlet Guard, ...|
The dark and thrilling sequel to "Scythe", the New York Times sci-fi bestseller. ... It's been a year since Rowan went off-grid. Hunted by the Scythedom, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. Citra, meanwhile, is forging her path as Scythe Anastasia, gleaning with compassion. However, conflict within the Scythedom is growing by the day, and when Citra's life is threatened, it becomes clear that there is a truly terrifying plot afoot. The Thunderhead observes everything, and it does not like what it sees. Will it intervene? Or will it simply watch as ...|
The Sequel to the book "Love, Simon." ... "The love child of John Green and Rainbow Rowell."
When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat - but real life isn't always so rhythmic. The only child of a single mum, and her life is less privileged than her friends. Her mum knows she's bisexual, but Leah hasn't mustered the courage to tell her friends.
Not even her openly gay BFF, Simon. Prom and college are on the horizon, and tensions are running high. Can Leah still strike the right note, when the people she loves are fighting? And how can she cope knowing that she ...|
Bestselling author of "Divergent".
Sequel to "Carve the Mark". ... He'd die for him. She'd kill for him.
The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable.
Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever.
As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any ...|
The International Bestseller. ... The world of Garn once boasted five great kingdoms, until the King of Ithrace was defeated and every member of his family executed by Lodavico, the ruthless King of Sandura, a man with ambitions to rule the world.
Ithrace's ruling family were the legendary Firemanes, and represented a great danger to the other kings. Now four great kingdoms remain, on the brink of war. But rumour has it that the newborn son of the last king of Ithrace survived, carried off during battle and sequestered by the Quelli Nacosti, a secret society whose members are trained to infiltrate and spy upon the ...|
New York Times bestselling author Gayle Forman.
Inclusive bonus content inside. ... What would you do if you had to choose? The choice between what was and what could be.
For Mia, the day started like any other, surrounded by loving family, an adoring boyfriend, and a bright future full of music and an infinite possibility of choices. But what she never anticipated was the choice before her now, leaving her caught between life and death, between a happy past and an uncertain future. Mia has to contemplate everything that she holds dear and make the only decision she has left - the most important decision she'll ...|