Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the resistance against the merciless totalitarian regime that governs their world. Its supreme leader, The One Who Is The One, has banned everything they hold dear: books, music, art, and imagination. But the growing strength of the siblings' magic hasn't been enough to stop the One's evil rampage, and now he's executed the only family they had left. Wisty knows that the time has finally come for her to face The One. But her fight and her fire only channel more power to this already invincible being.
Whit and Wisty Allgood have finally triumphed over the evil that has long overshadowed their world with their defeat of The One Who Is The One. Now they move on to their next mission: becoming members of a governing council that will return the Overworld to a place of creativity, magic, and freedom from persecution. But it isn't long before the city is threatened from inside and out. The adults on the Council want to control the use of magic in the city, and a fearsome Wizard King threatens war.
Influenza swept the planet. In months, two billion were dead. In the decimated United States, President Andrew Thomas signed an Executive Order to spray the national food and water supply with a flu vaccine. It spread and mutated up the food chain. The infected craved the flesh of the living and the undead walked the earth. Overnight, Emily Gray's privileged world was ripped away.
"Good book but..."
Is marriage an antiquated relic in the zombie apocalypse? Michelle Greggs had the perfect life; a loving husband, a nice home in San Francisco, and a belief in safety and security. That all ended the day the zombies rose. Against her wishes, her husband Mitch goes to one last day at his job as a police officer in the chaos of the Z virus epidemic. When he returns home as the undead, she is forced to kill her one and only love.
"Two Speeches", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Why Not?", by Lauren Collins; "Art Attack", by Adam Gopnik; "Board Stiff", by James Surowiecki; "The Cost Conundrum", by Atul Gawande; "It's Spreading", by Jill Lepore; and "Fighting to Survive", by Anthony Lane.
Newly-divorced Todd and Lisa Miller are stranded at their mountain cabin. There to divide a lifetime of memories, they soon are in danger from more than the anger between them. A vicious storm forces them to rely on each other to survive. Can they trust the one person they lost belief in? Or are their hearts in danger from more than floods and frigid weather?
"Lisa & Todd"
Megan Kirby thought all she wanted was her freedom. Freedom to leave prison behind. Freedom to be the wife and mother she had been denied up to now. She was wrong. She wanted someone to pay for her four lost years of being wrongly accused of embezzlement. Daniel Kirby wanted his sweet, naive wife back. Four years of prison took all that away. The woman in his home and his bed is not the teenage bride he expected. Instead he is living with a woman with one thing on her mind: payback.
Former abused wife falls for the local carpenter/former Marine she's not sure she can dare to trust another man...When Evie Grimes' stalker ex-husband shows up dead at her back door she isn't sure what to trust; her old memories or her new love. Brady Jackson is a former Marine. Now a carpenter, he is as honest as the day is long. What you see is what you get and what you get is a man willing to do anything to protect the woman he's grown to love. When everyone else turns against him, will Evie be willing to dare to trust?
"Evie & Brady"
Claire Woods and Jimmy Tyler were high-school sweethearts with a marriage proposal on prom night. Ten years later and they are no closer to the altar than that far away romantic night, thanks to Claire's family. Traits run in families, divorce runs in Claire's own. Her parents have eight marriages and numerous divorces between them. And her siblings aren't much better, with twin Corrine ready to walk the aisle for marriage number five. Or is she?
"Claire & Jimmy"
The Lake Willowbee Series contains three contemporary romance novellas combined into one book.Divorce, Interrupted.Trapped in a mountain cabin, newly-divorced Todd and Lisa Miller are forced to confront a flood, her infidelity, and a lifetime of memories that still ignites a spark between them. Dare To Trust. Stalked by her ex-husband, trust does not come easy to Evie Grimes.
Commander Jack Canida takes to the open road with his former lover to find their kidnapped daughter in the wildlands of the zombie apocalypse. Forced to tell lies to protect him, Lila Sterling denied Jack the daughter they share. Now they will confront their distrust, their old romantic feelings, and the undead to bring Selena safely home.
PASSION HAS NEVER BEEN MORE DANGEROUS. Whit and Wisty Allgood, a witch and wizard with extraordinary abilities, have defeated the ruthless dictator who long overshadowed their world. But for the first time in their lives, the powerful brother and sister find themselves at odds as Wisty is drawn to a mysterious and magical stranger named Heath.
"International Inaction" by George Packer; "Zip It" by James Surowiecki; "Tall for Its Age" by Richard Preston; "Thin Enough" by Ian Frazier; "Landfill" by Joyce Carol Oates; "Westward Ho!" by Jill Lepore; and "Battle Royal" by Anthony Lane.
"Sorry!", by Jill Lepore; "Bankers Gone Wild", by James Surowiecki; "We Are Alive", by David Remnick; and "Batman’s Bane ", by Anthony Lane.
"Condiment", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "What Microloans Miss", by James Surowiecki; "The Iron Lady", by Ryan Lizza; "Picturing Auschwitz", by Alec Wilkinson; "Surreal Life", by John Lahr; "Gale Force", by Alex Ross; and "The Divider", by Jill Lepore.