A summer of firsts; A summer of good-byes; A summer of impossible choice. Sixteen-year-old Eliza miller has never made a phone call, or tried on a pair of jeans. She's never even talked to someone her age who isn't Amish, like her. When she leaves her close-knit family to spend the summer as a nanny, she finds surprises and temptations of a way of life so different from her own. And at the end of the summer, she must choose where she belongs.
Have you ever been tempted to look into the future? To challenge predictions? To question fate? It's human nature to wonder about life's twists and turns. But is the future already written — or do you have the power to alter it? From fantastical prophecies to predictions of how the future will transpire, FORETOLD is a collection of stories about our universal fascination with life's unknowns and of what is yet to come.
From the moment Amelia sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. But Chris is 21, while she is 15. She knows it's not going to happen. Working at checkout together, they become friends and her crush doesn't seem so one-sided anymore. But if Chris likes her back, what then? Can two people in such different places in life really be together?
Straight-A junior Julia may be accident prone, but she's queen of following rules and being prepared. Julia's rules are about to change when she's partnered up with class-clown Jason on a school trip to London. When she starts receiving romantic texts from an unknown number, Jason promises to help discover the mystery-texter's identity. They embark on a wild good chase through London, leading Julia closer to the biggest surprise of all: true love.
Cursed to live out eternity in his rotted corpse, Romeo, known for his ruthless, cutthroat ways, is given the chance to redeem himself by traveling back in time to save the life of Ariel Dragland. Romeo vows to protect Ariel from harm, and do whatever it takes to win her heart and soul. But when Ariel is led to believe his love is a deception, she becomes vulnerable to Mercenary manipulation, and her own inner darkness may ultimately rip them apart.
Hannah is about to start her senior year, and she has never been so scared. That’s because she’s going to have to face Sebastian, the guy who dumped her on the last day of junior year; Noah, the guy she’s totally fallen for; and Ava, Noah’s girlfriend...and Hannah’s best friend.
Mason Starling is a champion fencer on the Gosforth Academy team, but she's never had to fight for her life. Not until the night a ferocious, otherworldly storm rips through Manhattan, trapping Mason and her teammates inside the school. Suddenly, Mason is faced with a terrifying future.
Tough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs. The students carry on with their lives in blissful ignorance, while Sydney, Jill, Eddie and Adrian must do everything in their power to keep their secret safe. But hiding the truth is harder than anyone thought.
An outsider in her town, Kami Glass is in love with someone she's never met --- a boy she's talked to in her head since she was born. As disturbing events occur around town, the Lynburn family return unexpectedly, after leaving town over a generation ago. Kami realizes it could all be connected and might just have the key to solving it all --- the boy in her head who she thought was imaginary.
At 16, Velveteen Monroe was kidnapped and murdered by a madman named Bonesaw, landing her in the City of the Dead. Velveteen aches to deliver the bloody punishment he deserves, and she's figured just how to do it. It's a risk she's willing to take --- except fate has just given her reason to stick around: an unreasonably hot and completely off-limits coworker. Which one will she choose? Revenge or love?
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