Sarah Wilkes is desperate enough to do anything, even make a deal with the devil - or in her case, a familiar spirit. After her twin Lea is murdered, Sarah finds college life impossible and longs to escape. Everything changes when Sarah realizes a familiar spirit is stalking her and offers to transport her to the terrifying and fantastical realm of Unreal City.
Agatha isn't looking forward to Christmas. While other eight-year-olds are hoping for a pile of presents, she just wants her evil stepsisters to leave her alone. Summer and Rain have a cruel idea of what passes for fun, and it always involves tormenting Agatha.
"Hide and Seek review"
After three months in the suicide prevention wing of St. George's, Audrey Bales is finally coming home. Enrolled at a new school, she plans to reinvent herself with a new look, new friends, and a second chance to be just like everyone else. But the kids who drove her over the edge aren't through with her yet. And one of her new friends has an agenda all his own.
In Mayfield, Delaware, the carnival is in town. Seventeen-year-old Lexi Cartwright, daughter of the local deputy sheriff and leading lady of her high school drama club, expects nothing more from her weekend than a few hours of fun, and perhaps a kiss from Eddie Ross. But for Lexi - and for the rest of the 11th Hour Players - the real monsters aren't in the Pavilion of the Unusuals, and the real terror isn't on the Ferris wheel. It's lurking in the Funhouse.
"Always keeping the pace up"
To most of the Facebook 15, bullying Audrey Bales was just a game - until two deep cuts with a Swiss army knife changed everything forever. Audrey didn't want attention anymore. After five weeks at Fairview High School, Audrey wanted to die.
"You won't want to put this book down."
Her sisters think Lily has the easy gift. Who wouldn't love to heal people with a simple touch? But that pain and anger has to go somewhere, and Lily's the one taking it all in. When someone close to her dies, Lily's life spins out of control. She clings to her best friend Micah, desperate to feel something. Then she begins to fall for him and she realizes that while healing others is easy, healing herself is much harder.
"on chapter 13 and i cant stop crying!"
Now, too late for it to matter, Audrey understands at last. The devil of Fairview has been courting her for days, and watching her for much longer than that. The murderer is her boyfriend - and he's been killing on her behalf. His name is Jack Maddox, but everyone calls him Mad Jack. He's planning a party, where everyone is invited, especially Audrey's tormentors - especially the Facebook 15.
What if you could dramatically improve your chances of survival after a big disaster? Imagine ensuring your children and other family members are safe, even after the "big earthquake" or hurricane? Imagine how you'll feel being the only one in the neighborhood with sufficient food and water? CERT (Civilian Emergency Response Team) trained and disaster recovery specialist Richard Lowe lays out how to make you, your family, and your friends for any disaster, large or small.
Holly is just your typical college student. She goes to classes during the day and spends her nights either hanging out with friends or wasting an embarrassing amount of time on social networking. Her life is ordinary, nothing interesting or extravagant. That is - until she meets Luke. This enigmatic and on-the-verge-of-stalker guy brings excitement into her dull, routine life, introducing her to a world outside of her own... A world of magic... A world called Terre.
This is a short story about a 79-year-old angry, bitter old woman that liked to murder in a local park at night. Her weapon of choice is the ball peen hammer.
Keeping her brother, Benji, warm, fed, and away from their father is Louisa's only goal in life. When the state steps in and places them in separate foster homes, her world falls apart. Louisa, in crisis, discovers slam poetry. The spoken word performances reveal people sharing pieces of themselves on stage for the world to hear. The transparency she sees frightens her but also holds the key to her future...if she's brave enough to give her story a voice.
"Heartbreaking Yet Hopeful, Brilliantly Read"
Jo'Baer has his team and his weapon. He had the maps and instructions for the target until he lost them. And everything was going so well. So much for keeping a low profile in this little Montana hick-town. Now he must kill to get the documents back. And he's running out of time. For some strange reason Maureen entrusts an envelope to her best friend, Natasha.
She's a non-conformist with an insatiable appetite for adventure. And trouble. It is no surprise when she finds herself eavesdropping on a Constable meeting. One word that makes no sense, "Earth", sends Orion on a quest for answers. What is Earth? And why has it never been mentioned before? Her search is soon over, but not without a heavy price to pay. Forced to leave behind the only home she has ever known, Orion fights for the chance to return. Every corner holds a new danger, and every shadow hides a secret.