The never-ending wars, pollution, and overpopulation of the near future have caused the outdoors to become uninhabitable, and the government is forced to create a new world, a virtual existence that allows civilization to continue. Shopping malls, schools, concert venues, and religious gathering places all exist in the infinite confines of this new reality, yet the most popular domain for most teenagers is the one that houses the endless array of digital games.
"LitRPG with a Brain - Nice Twist on the Genre"
Welcome to Astoria's library, a mysterious place offering its visitors a unique chance to visit their favorite storybook lands. Neverland? Wonderland? Oz? They're all a reality in this magical building, each of dreamlike world waiting to be explored. But what happens when one false move in these mythic lands is enough to change the stories you love? What happens when one wrong step can turn your favorite fairy tale into a nightmare?
Could you sacrifice the lives of millions to save your daughter? When an archaeologist's daughter is abducted, he must find a powerful ancient relic to save her life but at the cost of millions of lives. Or is there another option?
Welcome to Astoria's library, a mysterious place offering its visitors a unique chance to visit their favorite storybook lands. Neverland? Wonderland? Oz? They're all reality in this magical building, each a dreamlike world waiting to be explored. But what happens when one false move in these mythic lands is enough to change the stories you love? What happens when one wrong step can turn your favorite fairy tale into a nightmare?
Derric Harver never expected to amount to anything more than the palace stable boy, but when Princess Maria's curse keeps her from accepting a prince's proposal, she turns to him for help, and he doesn't dare refuse. With the help of a lady's maid and a prince, Derric and Maria embark on a dangerous adventure to find the sorceress who cast the curse. Along the way they battle deadly creatures and make new friends - all the while struggling with the undeniable chemistry between them.
"Great Book, Great Narration!"
Threads of the War collects and shares personal narratives during real events across the span of the 20th century's war. From the seats of a German cinema in 1915 and high over Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, to under the water of the port of Alexandria, Egypt, and on a rail line in East Prussia in 1945, the listener is carried from one front of war to another in short, easily listenable yet emotionally compelling bursts.
"Interesting Historical Fiction"
Will was once a truck driver. When he was on Earth, his days were spent alone, traveling the highways for months until he went home to see his wife and family. Then space trucking became the new thing, and they didn't want pilots. They wanted men like him, the ones who were used to the isolation.
"Great Concept for Space Travel"
The Chrysallaman Empire made contact in 1947. Their mission was simple: find a suitable planet for colonization. Rich with land, minerals and water, Earth - HG-281- could boast only of a primitive race of defenders known as Humans, bugs who could be easily squashed by the might of a single Chrysallaman's mind. When a Chrysallaman ship is unexpectedly brought down in Roswell, New Mexico, the aliens return to their home planet to regroup, leaving behind a broken ship and a young alien boy.
"From Roswell to the Present...ReImagined"
Everything you know about your favorite books is about to change! Welcome to Astoria's library, a mysterious place offering its visitors a unique chance to visit their favorite storybook lands. Neverland? Wonderland? Oz? They're all a reality in this magical building, each dreamlike world waiting to be explored. But what happens when one false move in these mythic lands is enough to change the stories you love? What happens when one wrong step can turn your favorite fairy tale into a nightmare?
Darius San Williams, son of one of King Edward's councilors, cares little for his father's politics and vows to leave the city of Anikari. But when a new-found and ancient power emerges from within him, he and his friends Christine and Kelln are faced with decisions that could shatter or fulfill the prophecy and the lives of all those they know. Wizards and magic have long been looked down upon in the Realm, but Darius learns that no matter where he goes, prophecy and destiny are waiting to find him.
"Just loved it, can't wait for the next book!"
It's 2105 and Cray has a killer life - literally. He spends every night hunting zombies to keep everyone else in New York safe. Of course he's alone, had a dysfunctional childhood, and could die at any moment, but that's not so bad. Right? After all, thanks to his tireless efforts and the efforts of the other Night Sweepers, society has a fighting chance of recovering from the zombie apocalypse and being normal again. Enter Jonathan Harbin, the son of the psychopath that made the virus that created the zombie horde.
"Zombies And So Much More!"
Inspired by real-life events, author K. Hamilton artfully combines the elements of a Western with the 21st century. Paths intersect and twist from Silicon Valley, to Colorado, to the wide-open spaces of the high desert of the Three Corner country of Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada.
"Exciting to the end with more surprising twists"
Twenty-six short stories that will amaze you. Among others: Curiosity Rover discovers a locked door in the side of Mount Sharp, on Mars, and three scientists are sent on a mission to discover what lies within the ancient structure. Will they locate the mysterious libraries of a civilization lost, and survive to tell about their discoveries in "The Mars Tetrahedron"? Plus, you'll hear "The Day Satan Quit" and much much more.
"Is it possible, that by telling these tales, one might indeed save one's self?" The character, Scheherezade thought so. In fact, she tells each of the Arabian Nights tales in order to survive a little longer at the mercy of her listener, the Sultan. The Arabian Nights stories are some of the world's great treasures. They have existed for thousands of years, consisting of tales told in Persia, Arabia, India and Asia. The Arabian Nights have inspired writers the world over with the ancient power of story.
The first book of the YA fantasy trilogy of the Goodman children's otherworldly search for their kidnapped parents. It seems that nothing could be worse than waking up one morning to find their parents have disappeared and their young brother Bo bawling his eyes out, but for Jack and Brianna, the squabbling teenage sibling rivals, the worst is yet to come.