Now a major motion picture.
The New York Times Bestseller. ... The human race faces annihilation. An alien threat is on the horizon, ready to strike. And if humanity is to be defended, the government must create the greatest military commander in history. The brilliant young Ender Wiggin is their last hope. But first he must survive the rigours of a brutal military training programme - to prove that he can be the leader of all leaders. A saviour for mankind must be produced, through whatever means possible. But are they creating a hero or a monster? This is the multiple award-winning classic Ender's Game - a ...|
#1 New York Times bestseller "Milk and Honey" is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.
The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look. ...|
300 years before "A Game of Thrones" dragons ruled Westeros.
A history of the Targaryen Kings from Aegon the Conqueror to Aegon III. ... Set 300 years before the events in "A Song of Ice and Fire", Fire and Blood is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to the Dance of the Dragons: the Targaryen civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever. The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the ...|
Every family has a secret... and every secret tells a story. ... In a remote village surrounded by forests on the border of Moldova and Ukraine, sisters Liba and Laya have been raised on the honeyed scent of their Mami's babka and the low rumble of their Tati's prayers. But when a troupe of mysterious men arrives, Laya falls under their spell - despite their mother's warning to be wary of strangers. And this is not the only danger lurking in the woods.
As dark forces close in on their small village, Liba and Laya discover a family secret passed down through generations. Faced with a magical heritage they ...|
The ones you love can set you free. ... Our life - no matter what happens in between - starts and ends with a heartbeat: our own personal rhythm, our own song.
If Melody hadn't run out of de-icer that day, she would never have slipped and banged her head. She wouldn't be left with a condition that makes her sing when she's nervous. And she definitely wouldn't have belted out the Arctic Monkeys' "I bet you look good on the dance floor" in assembly at her son's school.
If Dev hadn't taken the kids to the zoo that day, then the accident wouldn't have happened. He wouldn't ...|
The end of love. The beginning of you. ... Reiko loves the endless sky and electric colours of the Californian desert. It is a refuge from an increasingly claustrophobic life of family pressures and her own secrets. Then she meets Seth, a boy who shares a love of the desert and her yearning for a different kind of life. But Reiko and Seth both want something the other can't give them.
As summer ends, things begin to fall apart. But sometimes a broken heart is all you need to set you free... ...|
Feminist fairytales for young and old. Await no princes to save you through their lips touching yours whilst you are in unwilling slumber. Wake each other up instead. Step into this world of empowering re-imagined fairytales where the stereotypes of obliging lovers, violent men and girls that need rescuing are transformed into brave princesses, blurred lines between heroes and villains, and a courageous Gretel who can bring down monsters on her own. ...|
Epic heroes, legendary adventures from the creator of Percy Jackson. ... An all-new collection of short stories from the world of Magnus Chase!
How well do you know the nine Norse realms? Do you get all those heims mixed up?
Well, this collection of rollicking short stories - each set in a different world and told by a different character from the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series - will help straighten you out.
And even if it doesn't, you'll enjoy reading about how Alex saves Amir's pants, Samirah plucks a giant's harp, Mallory teaches a dragon how to throw down insults, and much more.
Travels through a lost empire. ... Alev Scott's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800-year rule ended a century ago - and yet, travelling through twelve countries from Kosovo to Greece to Palestine, she uncovers a legacy that's vital and relevant; where medieval ethnic diversity meets 21st century nationalism, and displaced people seek new identities.
It's a story of surprises. An acolyte of Erdogan in Christian-majority Serbia confirms the wide-reaching appeal of his authoritarian leadership. A Druze warlord explains the secretive ...|
Sunday Times #1 bestselling author of the "All Souls" trilogy. ... Marcus Whitmore was made a vampire in the eighteenth century. Over two hundred years later, he finds himself in love with Phoebe Taylor, a human who decides to become a vampire herself. But her transformation will prove as challenging now as it was for Marcus when he first encountered Matthew de Clermont, his sire.
While Phoebe is secreted away, Marcus relives his own journey from the battlefields of the American Revolutionary War, through the treachery of the French Revolution to a bloody finale in New Orleans. His belief in liberty, equality ...|
Twelve stories of the Villains from "Doctor Who". ... On every planet there is a winter...
The winter festivals of Old Earth were a time to huddle together against the cold; a time to celebrate being halfway out of the darkness. But there are some corners of the universe that the light never touches. Who knows what lurks in the dark and the cold between the stars? Here are twelve stories - one for each of the Twelve Days of Christmas - to remind you that we are not alone. That we are not safe.
And whatever you do, don't blink. ...|
The sequel to "Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard - book 2: Hammer of Thor".
Epic heroes, legendary adventures from the creator of Percy Jackson. ... My name is Magnus Chase. These days, I'm one of Odin's immortal warriors, but that doesn't stop people trying to kill me all the time.
Loki the trickster god is free from his chains. He's put together a crew of giants and zombies to sail Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, in a battle against the Norse gods. If he succeeds, the final battle of Ragnarok will extinguish all the worlds.
With help from Percey Jackson and my cousin Annabeth, I have ...|