By Heather Self
The Portal Trilogy #1
Stranded in the world thousand years they’ve waited for the coming of the single: a few to save lots of her, others to kill her. together with her beginning, the traditional prophecy might eventually be fulfilled and the entrance among the worlds might open. those that be aware of the prophecy think this occasion happened nearly eighteen years in the past, and now, they’ll cease at not anything to discover her.
Seventeen-year-old Eveline has lived her complete existence at the flow and she or he hates it. She understands her mom and dad think she’s the single, and they’ve performed no matter what it takes to stick one step sooner than those that wish her lifeless. yet Eveline isn’t absolutely confident that her parents’ ideals fit her personal. What she does think is that Leadville, Colorado could be the probability she’s been looking ahead to.
The probability to be someplace secure.
The likelihood for her to make buddies and feature enjoyable.
The likelihood to eventually date a man.
The likelihood to be a standard lady, at the very least as common as attainable for somebody no longer human
By Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie concocts an uproarious cocktail of comedian zingers and over-the-top motion during this "ripping spoof of the secret agent style" (Vanity Fair) -- the impossible to resist story of a former Scots Guard-turned-hired gun, a contract soldier of fortune who additionally occurs to be one heck of a pleasant man.
Cold-blooded homicide isn't Thomas Lang's cup of tea. provided a package to assassinate an American industrialist, he opts to warn the meant sufferer as an alternative -- an excellent deed that quickly takes a nasty flip. faster than he can down a shot of his favourite whiskey, Lang is bashing heads with a Buddha statue, matching wits with evil billionaires, and placing his lifestyles (among different issues) within the palms of a bevy of femmes fatales. Up opposed to rogue CIA brokers, wannabe terrorists, and an hands broker trying to make a high-tech killing, Lang's out to avoid wasting the leggy girl he has come to love...and hinder a global massacre as well.
By Pascal Garnier
"Combines a feeling of the surreal with a ruthless wit."—The Observer
Given the alternative, Martial do not need moved to Les Conviviales. yet Odette enjoyed the assumption of a brand new retirement village within the south of France. in order that used to be that.
At first it seems like a poor mistake: they're the one citizens and it truly is raining nonstop. Then 3 pals arrive, the sunlight comes out, and lifestyles turns into way more attention-grabbing and agreeable.
Until, that's, a few gypsies arrange camp simply open air their gated group . . .
Pascal Garnier is a number one determine in modern French literature. He died in 2010.
By James Cubby
South seashore famous person is a contemporary day Valley of the Dolls set in South seashore. existence is good for Jamie Kidd, a thirty-something author, until eventually he wakes up one morning to find that his lover has left city after cleansing out the checking account and leaving Jamie heartbroken, penniless, and a bit suicidal. Jamie makes the totally good, or so he believes, choice to flee to South seashore the place he reveals luck and quasi-celebrity as a nightlife columnist for the SOUTH seashore big name, a weekly tabloid that covers the modern South seashore scene and the celebs that populate it. South seashore opens its fingers to Jamie, who, like an actor taking up a brand new function, throws himself into his remarkable new way of life masking the infamous celebrity-studded get together scene the place nightly he mingles with attractive shallow fashionistas, well-known versions, and prosperous jet-setters. His coveted way of life mask an out-of-control roller-coaster journey of late-night events and photo-ops, fueled by means of a steady habit to crystal meth. Like many prior to him, Jamie loses keep an eye on and falls sufferer to his quick way of life.
By Franklin W. Dixon
With merely the slim clue of an arrow-shaped tie clasp, Frank and Joe Hardy decide up the path of a crafty gang of thieves accountable for a wave of jewelry-store holdups. yet their investigations are interrupted while a determined plea for aid comes from their widowed cousin who lives on a farm animals ranch in New Mexico. Frank, Joe, and their good friend Chet fly there instantly, and be able to placed an finish to the difficulty on the ranch and remedy the jewelry-store robberies.
By Connie Willis
Oxford in 2060 is a chaotic position, with rankings of time-traveling historians being despatched into the earlier. Michael Davies is prepping to visit Pearl Harbor. Merope Ward is dealing with a number of bratty 1940 evacuees and attempting to speak her thesis adviser into letting her visit VE-Day. Polly Churchill’s subsequent task might be as a shopgirl in the course of London’s Blitz. yet now the time-travel lab is without warning canceling assignments and switching round everyone’s schedules. And whilst Michael, Merope, and Polly eventually get to global warfare II, issues simply worsen. For there they face air raids, blackouts, and dive-bombing Stukas—to say not anything of a growing to be feeling that not just their assignments however the struggle and heritage itself are spiraling uncontrolled. simply because without warning the once-reliable mechanisms of time shuttle are exhibiting major system faults, and our heroes are commencing to query their such a lot firmly held trust: that no historian can in all probability switch the prior.
By Isabel Adrian
BELLAS LIV går från noll until hundra i en rasande fart. Från att vara en ensam och mobbad småstadstjej upptäcks hon som tonåring av en modellagentur. Några år senare blir hon castad until eventually Sveriges största dokusåpa. Framgångarna är många: Bella startar en modeblogg som snart blir en av Sveriges mest populära, och när hon flyttar until eventually Stockholm landar hon ett jobb som nattklubbschef på Stureplan. males vägen upp är tuff, och tempot stegras alldeles för castle. Bella är inte beredd på kändisskapets baksidor, med stalkers, droger och näthat. Det frestar på att sticka ut, även för en glamourös it-girl.
En dag gör den stora kärleken entré - i shape av roliga och omtänksamma child, uppvuxen i förorten och nu en stigande stjärna på DJ-himlen. Omgivningen vägrar acceptera deras relation och är inte sena med att visa vad de tycker. males tillsammans står Bella och child enade mot världen.
I varje fall så länge de lyckas hålla ihop.
SEX, DROGER & EN DJ är Isabel Adrians debutroman, inspirerad av hennes eget händelserika liv.
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By Ana Ripoll
Perséfone, una joven diseñadora gráfica que vive en Madrid con dos amigas, recibe una sorprendente propuesta para viajar a Nueva York. Allí se enamora de Gabriel, un atractivo y enigmático joven al que parecen envolver extrañas circunstancias. Junto a él descubre no sólo los rincones más insospechados de los angeles ciudad, sino también el amor y un mundo estremecedor que le hará vivir experiencias terroríficas e inexplicables. Cuando Perséfone, tras l. a. misteriosa desaparición de Gabriel, regresa a Madrid, deberá armarse de valor para tomar decisiones difíciles y dolorosas que los angeles ayuden a descubrir quién o qué está detrás de todo lo que le ocurre y quién es en realidad el hombre del que se ha enamorado...
By Adam Levin
Now, within the tales of Hot Pink, Levin provides ten smaller worlds, shaken snow-globes of obese romantics, legless prodigies, quixotic dollmakers, Chicagoland thugs, soiled outdated males, protecting fathers, balloon-laden dumptrucks, and partitions that ooze gels. advised with lust and affection, karate and tenderness, slapstickery, ferocity, and middle, Hot Pink is the paintings of an immense expertise in his sharpest form.
*Hot Pink is available in 3 resplendent shades (pink, grey and blue).
By Sarah Skilton
Praise for High and Dry
"A darkish, well-constructed secret with a robust voice."
"Skilton’s newest covers a stressful and intricate week in which Charlie needs to get to the bottom of relationships, wants, lies, and truths so as to transparent his identify, regain his experience of self, and set his global correct again."
"School drama, romance, and secret make a heady mash-up and an regarding fast pick."
--The Bulletin of the heart for Children’s Books
"With a powerful subtext in regards to the hazards of test-driven curriculua, this novel will locate an viewers in so much excessive schools."
--School Library Journal