Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life-which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job. But once Craig aces his way into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School, the pressure becomes unbearable. He stops eating and sleeping until, one night, he nearly kills himself.
"It's Kind of an Acceptable Middle School Book"
James Lowder, veteran editor and author in the horror genre and comics field, collects some of the biggest names in the zombie genre, along with other top horror and comics writers, to discuss the series on both page and screen.
Jeremy Heere is your average high school dork. Day after day he stares at beautiful Christine, the girl he can never have, and dryly notes the small humiliations that come his way, until the day he is told about the "squip". A pill-sized supercomputer that you swallow, the squip is guaranteed to bring you whatever you most desire in life. By instructing him on everything from what to wear to how to talk and walk, the squip transforms Jeremy from a supergeek to one of the most popular guys in class.
"What a blank-blank book!"
Given the chance, 15-year-old Peregrine "Perry" Eckert would dedicate every waking moment to Creatures & Caverns, an epic role-playing game rich with magical creatures, spell casting, and deadly weapons. The world of C&C is where he feels most comfortable in his own skin. But that isn't happening - not if his parents have anything to do with it. Concerned their son lacks social skills, they ship him off to summer camp to become a man. Perry knows he's in for the worst summer of his life. Everything changes, however, when Perry gets to camp and stumbles into the World of the Other Normals.
"The lost of books"
The third and final book in the epic House of Secrets series. Get ready for another roller-coaster ride of an adventure! The Walker kids - Cordelia, Brendan and Nell - may have saved the world, but they can't save their home and must leave Kristoff House. Things can't get any worse, but then...turns out the Wind Witch is still alive and planning an invasion. To defeat her the Walkers must return to the book world, split up and embark on a dangerous quest - facing aliens, dinosaurs and monstrous creatures from the deep.
The House of Secrets follows three siblings and their family as they are forced to move to a mysterious new house in San Francisco and end up embarking on a journey to retrieve a dark book of untold power.The Walker kids had it all: loving parents, a big house in San Francisco, all the latest video games...
Cordelia, Brendan og Eleanor Walker havde engang det hele: to kærlige forældre, et smuk hus i San Francisco, og alt det elektroniske isenkram man kan ønske sig. Men det ændrer sig, da deres far Dr. Walker bliver fyret fra sit arbejde. Familien må finde et andet sted at bo, og de falder for Kristoff House, som en kendt forfatter engang har ejet. De når dog knap nok at flytte ind før alt bliver uhyggeligt og en mystisk, gammel dame dukker op.
Book two in the best-selling House of Secrets series. Get ready for another action-packed adventure! The Walker family's adventures continue as they battle to save their family - and the world - from a dark power. Hang on tight for another roller-coaster ride! The second book in the major new House of Secrets series. It's going to be epic.