Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who refuse to stay dead. But now her father, the Charter-Mage Abhorsen, is missing, and to find him Sabriel must cross back into that world. With Mogget, whose feline form hides a powerful, perhaps malevolent spirit, and Touchstone, a young Charter Mage, Sabriel travels deep into the Old Kingdom. There she confronts an evil that threatens much more than her life --- and comes face-to-face with her own hidden destiny.
Scarlett Wenderoth has led a fairly isolated life. After her brother dies, her isolation deepens as she withdraws into herself, shutting out her friends and boyfriend. Her parents fail to notice Scarlett's pain and sudden alarming thinness. Scarlett finds pleasure only on her horse. One day, as she races around a bend, Scarlett is startled by a boy who raises his hand in warning and says one word: "Stop."
This nonfiction book documents journalist Joe Sacco's four trips in late 1995 and early 1996 to Goražde, a United Nations–designated safe area in eastern Bosnia. Its Muslim population suffered many losses during the Bosnian War --- both in lives and an incredible amount of property destroyed --- but the town was the only one in eastern Bosnia to hold out while the Bosnian Serb forces carried out an "ethnic cleansing" of the region.
This gripping tale of love and survival begins with Katie, a young woman working as a waitress in the North Carolina town of Southport.
Radley comes back from volunteering abroad amid the crisis following the president’s assassination. Travel restrictions and delays are worse than ever, and when she finally lands in New Hampshire, she heads outside to discover her parents aren’t there to take her home to Vermont. Out of money and options, Radley starts walking…
When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From New York Times bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina) and critically acclaimed artist Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds.
A hurricane is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned. A hard drinker, largely absent, he doesn't show concern for much else. But Esch has her own problems.
Gwen’s life has been a rollercoaster since she discovered she was the Ruby, the final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve. With the help of her best friend Lesley, an 18th-century ghost named James, Xemerius the demon gargoyle, as well as her hot-and-cold love interest Gideon, Gwen searches through history for the other time-travelers and tries to figure out what all the mysteries and prophecies surrounding the Circle really mean.
Sarah Tracy has spent her entire life under constant supervision; now, at eighteen it's time for her to get married. Then she sees an advertisement looking for a young woman to oversee Mount Vernon, the beloved family home of George Washington. With consummate skills, feminine wiles, and a true sense of diplomacy, Sarah single-handedly manages to keep Mount Vernon out of the Civil War. But while she is able to influence generals, soldiers, and even the president, she learns she doesn't hold such sway over her own heart -- as she also discovers true love.
Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours... Tatiana de Rosnay offers us a brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surround this painful episode.
Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. It’s only her fierce loyalty to Robin that keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for.
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