Meg Murry can't help but be worried when her six-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden. He's so bright, and so different from other kids, he's getting bullied at school, and he is also strangely, seriously ill. But Charles Wallace is right about the dragons - actually a friendly entity who has come to help Charles Wallace fight his sickness, and to take Meg and her friend Calvin O'Keefe on a terrifying, wonderful journey into galactic space - where they must battle the force of evil to save Charles Wallace, and themselves.
"Good reading performance .. if you're a 7-year-old"
Frannie O'Neill, a young and talented veterinarian whose husband was recently murdered, comes across an amazing discovery near her animal hospital in the woods. Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, soon arrives on her doorstep with an agenda of his own.
"Beginning of a new series?"
A year has passed since the Chaos War threatened Krynn. In the east, on the Dairly Plains, the hard-won peace is shattered by a new threat: the red dragon Malystryx. The kender Kronn-alin Thistleknot travels to Abasasinia with his older sister, Catt. Together they seek heroes to stop the dragon from destroying Kendermore. Riverwind, aging chieftain of the Que-Shu, answers the call. Accompanied by his beloved daughter Brightdawn, Riverwind sets out in his final quest to save the kender from Malys's wrath...and to find sense in a world abandoned by the gods.
"Fun Story and Exciting Listen!"
This epic adventure will take you back to the Old West - 1830 in the Rocky Mountains. Packed with Northwest-wilderness period detail, it's the story of Josiah Paddock and Titus "Scratch" Bass. Paddock is a young man coming of age while running from the law, and Bass is a grizzled old mountain man who befriends Paddock and teaches him how to survive in this rugged country. Read by actor Ken Howard, star of TV's The White Shadow, this historical novel is rich and unforgettable.
Known to the Indians as the Lone Wanderer, Jim Parker roams the western plains, living among different tribes, trying to forget the loss of his family. But he cannot forget where he came from: the 21st century.
"Wides of Texas"
Six children have escaped government experiments, and a frightening brush with death. Living out in the world for the first time, they yearn to be reunited with Kit and Frannie, the couple who saved their lives, and to return to the cabin known as the Lake House. But before they can get there, they will face a horrifying evil, for one man has survived the laboratory that bred the flying children, and he is obsessed with reclaiming them for a new round of experiments - with an even more deadly outcome.
"The Lake House, by James Patterson"
They had a doorway into the past. But it didn't just open on a specific place on a certain day. There was a sort of flutter, and it caused spatial drift and temporal spread. Two probes might go through together on the 21st-century side but come out miles and years apart on the Silurian side. So, when the second of two people going through a portal into the past is lost, the first feels an abstract guilt that eats into her pleasure at having traveled through time.
"A very amateurish production"