You can't hide from fate... While looking through her grandmother Emmaline's keepsakes, Lena Duchannes comes across a little blue book with a big history--a book that changed Macon Ravenwood's life and saved Lena's. When Lena was a baby, Seer and gifted card reader Amma Treaudeau saw a terrifying future in the cards that sent her to Emmaline's door. When a powerful Dark Caster sets fire to Lena's house with baby Lena and her father trapped inside, Amma, Emmaline, and Macon vow to protect the child. Lena's grandmother and her Uncle Macon whisk Lena away, protecting her and moving her to a new place at the first sign of trouble. But a Caster can only hide for so long, and Macon must rely on the teachings in an ancient book to control his Dark nature. Ultimately, it will be his job to protect Lena--and keep her from surrendering to a Dark fate. #1 New York Times bestselling authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl revisit the events that would define Lena's future in the third installment of Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories. 8,800 words
- Author:Garcia, KamiSummary:
- Author:Stiefvater, MaggieSummary:
FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL SHIVER Remember us, so sing the dead, lest we remember you James Morgan has an almost unearthly gift for music. And it has attracted Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and then feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die. James has plenty of reasons to fear the faeries, but as he and Nuala collaborate on an achingly beautiful musical composition, James finds his feelings towards Nuala deepening. But the rest of the fairies are not as harmless. As Halloween-the day of the dead-draws near, James will have to battle the Faerie Queen and the horned king of the dead to save Nuala's life and his soul.
- Author:Lomax, DavidSummary:
"Help me make it not happen, Kenny. Help me stop him." When Kenny Maxwell moves into his family's new yet falling apart Victorian home in 1977, he makes a shocking discovery in the carriage house. Buried inside the wall is a baby's mummified body wrapped in old newspaper, along with a handwritten plea for help. Soon after his gruesome finding, a beautiful girl named Luka introduces Kenny to the backward glass, a mirror that allows him to travel in time. Through it, he meets other "mirror kids" from past and future decades. But the more Kenny learns about the mirror, the more he realizes that Prince Harming-a dangerous urban legend who kidnaps and kills children-is hunting him. Somehow he must use the backward glass to confront his destiny, save the baby, and stop Prince Harming before time runs out.
- Author:Bernardo, Charlotte, Zaman, NatalieSummary:
It’s Hell on heels—again! When Shar tries on a Tiffany’s diamond ring from Hades, the annoyingly hot Lord of the Underworld, it activates an obscure contractual clause that puts Shar and former-frenemy-turned-friend Meg in Hades’ service once more. Shar is whisked away to prepare a ball, while Meg is sent to help a spoiled rich girl. Just when it appears the girls will be doomed to serve Hades for eternity, two gorgeous demigods show up. But can the girls finally ditch Hades forever?
- Author:Stanton, MarySummary:
Brianna "Bree" Winston-Beaufort takes the late banker O'Rourke--who was rumored to have committed suicide--as a client. But as Bree and her team of angels investigate, evidence mounts that O'Rourke was actually murdered. And soon, Bree realizes someone wants her to join her client on the other side.
- Author:Rose, KathrynSummary:
In the aftermath of Morgan le Fay's war on Camelot, the once great kingdom struggles to rebuild. Knights scour the world, attempting to restore the Round Table's glory by locating Avalon and the Holy Grail before the dreaded Black Knight can do so first. Vivienne, Merlin's former apprentice, toils in secret day and night on orders from the Lady of the Lake to build an aeroship. The Lady has seen the future and promised that the ship will ensure Camelot's knights succeed in their quest. But when a company of knights goes missing—including Owen, Vivienne's brother, and Marcus, her beloved—Vivienne changes the plan and commandeers the aeroship for a rescue mission, altering the fates of all involved. Now, the Lady sees danger in Vivienne's future. And for Marcus, either betrayal or death. Praise: "Rose's story line integrates the tales of Camelot and the Holy Grail, which could intrigue fans of myth and legend." —VOYA "Spunky heroine, complicated back-story, noble quest... Fans of either steampunk or Arthurian stories will enjoy the blend." —School Library Connection
- Author:Lee, Lori M.Summary:
Dans une ville de murs et de secrets, où un seul homme est censé posséder la magie, Kai, une jeune flle de dix-sept ans, s’efforce de cacher son propre secret elle peut manipuler les fls du temps. Lorsque Kai avait huit ans, Reev l’avait trouvée sur les berges de la rivière, et son «frère» s’en est occupé depuis. Kai ne sait pas d’où lui viennent ses habiletés ou d’où elle provient. Tout ce qui compte, c’est qu’elle et Reev restent ensemble, et déménagent peut-être un jour du conteneur qu’ils appellent maison, loin des murs métalliques du Labyrinthe. Le seul ami de Kai est le fls du propriétaire d’une boutique, Avan, dont la scandaleuse réputation l’effraie et l’intrigue à la fois. Mais Reev disparaît. Alors que demeurer silencieuse et en sécurité signife qu’elle le perdra pour toujours, Kai fait le vœu de faire tout ce qu’il faut pour le retrouver. Elle quittera la seule maison qu’elle a connue et risquera de s’insérer dans une révolution vieille de plusieurs siècles. Mais pour sauver Reev, Kai doit démêler les fls de son passé et faire face à des vérités choquantes sur son frère, son amitié avec Avan, et son pouvoir unique.
- Author:Garrison, TerieSummary:
It is unlawful for anyone but cruel King Erno to have dragons. So when Donavah finds one, newly hatched, in her brother Breyard’s room, she begs him to let it go. The Royal Guard discovers the crime and takes Breyard away to be executed. Heartbroken and guilt ridden, Donavah runs away from school to save him. Pursued by the king’s savage soldiers, her treacherous journey turns into one of self-discovery as Donavah learns to use her “maejic” gift for animal communication. She forms a special bond with Xyla, who turns out to be no ordinary dragon. When Xyla is captured, everyone is depending on Donavah—whose destiny is somehow linked with this mystical beast—to rescue her. As her brother’s execution looms near, Donavah wonders how she can possibly save both of them...
- Author:Grisé, Martial, Pepin, MaryseSummary:
Sur l’île d’Arisan, les Gardiens de Lönnar protègent La Source et leur colonie contre des voisins envahisseurs. La druidesse Miriel, ses amis Arafinway l’éclaireur elfique et Marack fils de Marack le guerrier viking, poursuivent leur entrainement pour devenir de fiers protecteurs du territoire. Les 6 villes de la colonie accueillent tour à tour les jeunes pour y faire leurs 6 derniers apprentaissages avant la graduation dans trois ans (elle a lieu au début du Tome 1 de la collection Seyrawyn Aventures - Le conflit des druides). Voici donc une préquelle : 6 aventures où nos héros devront démontrer leurs compétences et prouver leur courage. TOME 2 - Les futurs Gardiens sont actuellement en séjour à la ville de Yngvar pour apprendre la vie côtière viking. Lors d’une sortie en mer, le drakkar des jeunes est mystérieusement attaqué. Que se cache-t-il dans les profondeurs de la mer? D’où vient le mystérieux Dragon d’or? Qui est donc Noïsehoc et que veut-il?
- Author:Galford, ChrisSummary:
Conflicting dedications to duty and revenge have gutted the Idasian Empire, leaving its royal family in tatters and a host of opportunists snapping at the scraps. In desperation, they turn their hopes to a foreign face, praying for reprieve against the dark plots determined to see them dead.Meanwhile in the east, hiding among the starving remnants of the imperial army, Rurik Matair has survived attempts on his own life, and war besides, only to become isolated from those he cares most about. But even as the madness of a nation infects the heart of the army, a new commander offers the hope of stability—and the possibility that new changes will right old wrongs.Yet one cannot hide from truth. As Rurik and his friends face the reality of those around them, young and old alike are forced to realize a terrible fact: even faith can crumble, and what stalks its ashes might be something far worse.
- Author:LaHaye, Tim F., Jenkins, Jerry B.Summary:
In the sixth book in the saga of those left behind, it is now thirty-eight months into the Tribulation. Giant horsemen ride the earth, scorching thousands with their fiery wrath. The believers in Christ continue to receive strength from their leader, but on of the faithful seeks to hasten events and is secretly planning the assassination of the Antichrist.
- Author:Hobb, RobinSummary:
When narrator, spy, and assassin FitzChivalry attempts to magically contact the missing King Verity, he receives an imperious summons, abandons his plans to assassinate the king's wicked brother, and rushes to the ruler's aid.
- Author:Martin, Gail Z.Summary:
First in the new Assassins of Landria series from the award-winning, bestselling author of Scourge: A Novel of Darkhurst, and the Chronicles Of The Necromancer books! Friends since their orphanage childhood, Joel "Ridge" Breckinridge and Garrett "Rett" Kennard rose through the ranks of the Landrian army together, from teenaged conscripts to seasoned fighters. Together, they became the most feared team of assassins in Landria, surviving longer that most in their profession by virtue of excellent fighting skills, legendary bravado, peerless strategy, and an uncanny synchronicity. Henri, their long-suffering squire, tends to the thankless jobs of provisioning and logistics, while Ridge and Rett fight and recover. When wandering mystic Yefim Makary becomes the darling of disenchanted aristocrats, Rett and Ridge fear Makary-or the Witch Lord, as his followers call him-is a threat to the crown. As treasonous whispers spread, Ridge and Rett go rogue to stop the threat, save the kingdom and protect the king-while landing on the "Most Wanted" list themselves!
- Author:Hobb, RobinSummary:
A bastard prince relegated to cleaning stables is chosen by a king to become an assassin. The novel follows the training and missions of this man who has inherited magical skills, among them mind-control and the ability to communicate with animals.
- Author:Galford, ChrisSummary:
As fall the feathers of their signet bird, so too fall the great and mighty of Idasia. One after another, members of the Imperial family have been slain, through convictions forged in steel and vengeance fueled by dark sorceries.The Cullick family stands in the ascendant, poised to snatch a crown long denied them, but they are beset on all sides by the chaos they themselves have sown. Winter saw the horrors of war, spring the sparks of rebellion, but as friend and foe alike surrender to unspeakable crimes, summer may yet bring the soul of a nation to boil.And if Rurik Matair and his broken band of sellswords can cling to life a little longer, salvation may not be the prize, but they might find a way to balance the scales of their mad quest and put to rest the loss and bitter memories which have consumed all that they have known.
- Author:Colfer, EoinSummary:
Suite des aventures d'Artemis Fowl, un jeune collégien irlandais, introverti et surdoué. À la fin de l'épisode précédent, lui et Butler, son garde du corps, avaient subi un enchantement destiné à effacer de leur mémoire tout ce qui avait trait au pays des fées. Or, la jeune Holly Short, le centaure Foaly et le nain péteur Mulch Diggums font, contre toute attente, de nouveau irruption dans son univers pour lui annoncer que son peuple est en danger de mort et réveiller sa mémoire, dans la plus parfaite illégalité. Car, cette fois-ci, l'heure est grave: la fée lutine Opale Koboï s'est réveillée de son long coma et est prête à tout pour obtenir vengeance et régner à la fois sur le monde des hommes et des elfes
- Author:Brooks, TerrySummary:
- Author:LaHaye, Tim F., Jenkins, Jerry B.Summary:
It is the final year of the Great Tribulation -- and no one is safe. The scattered Tribulation Force is drawn toward the Middle East, where all the world's armies are gathered for the battle of the ages. Earth is a ticking time bomb poised to explode as Armageddon approaches, with the promise of the Glorious Appearing for those who survive.
- Author:Bronny, SeverSummary:
This novel follows three friends as they navigate an ancient, abandoned castle, endure grueling training, challenge old mysteries, and learn that a bond forged in tragedy might just be the only thing to save them from a ruthless enemy.
- Author:Fox, BrandonSummary:
As a musician in Pella’s finest brothel, Ander thought he knew all about sex between men. He was wrong. One night, two handsome lovers draw him irresistibly to a revelation: intense pleasure can be a gateway to magical realms. As his mind and body reel from passionate new experiences, Ander discovers a destiny far greater than making music for companions and their customers. Ander’s mentor in this new art — the leader of a small group of insurrectionists against the tyranny of pain — is a mage named Thane, who has paid a terrible price for his knowledge. Ander’s strength and ingenuity are quickly tested against great odds, and although his burgeoning abilities can help his new companions, he’s fully aware that the greatest challenge of all may be winning his mentor’s love. Second Edition First Edition published by Leyland Publications (June 1997)