Fire is like a rumour. You might think you've extinguished it but one creeping, red tendril, one single wisp of smoke is enough to let it leap back into life again. Especially if someone is watching, waiting to fan the flames ...
New school. Tick. New town. Tick. New surname. Tick. Social media profiles? Erased.
There's nothing to trace Anna back to her old life. Nothing to link her to the "incident".
At least that's what she thinks ... until the whispers start up again. As time begins to run out on her secrets, Anna finds herself irresistibly drawn to the tale of Maggie, a local girl ...|
Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger.
The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching darkness, her sister’s life and the lives of all those in the Empire hang in the balance.
Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. But while hunting for a way to bring him down, Laia faces ...|
Escape. Delete. Disappear. ... Everyone tells Kat that her online personality - confident, funny, opinionated - isn't her true self. Kat knows otherwise. The internet is her only way to cope with a bad day, chat with friends who get all her references, make someone laugh. But when she becomes the target of an alt-right trolling campaign, she feels she has no option but to Escape, Delete, Disappear.
With her social media shut down, her website erased, her entire online identity void, Kat feels she has cut away her very core: without her virtual self, who is she?
She brought it on herself. Or so Wesley keeps ...|
How do you know there's an outside, if you've never seen it? ... Here's the thing about being Inside. Ain't no one believes that they are.
Ele has never been Outside. She has never seen a tree or felt the rain. Her whole world is Inside with her books and the Others and Him. But here's the secret... Ele's getting out. For good.
"Impossible to put down - this is a writer to watch."
C. J. Skuse ...|
In Blightsend everyone knows their place. Music belongs to the Masters - and girls with singing throats are swallowed by the sea.
Delphernia Undersea is a turnaway girl. She has spent her whole life in the cloister, hidden from sea and sky, expected to silently turn music into gold. Making shimmer, Mother Nine calls it. But Delphernia can't make shimmer and she would rather sing than stay silent. So when she has the chance to leave the cloister, she takes it. But the outside world is not how Delphernia imagined - and she soon discovers it will take courage to truly change her fate.
"A starlingly ambitious and ...|
A Shadowhunters Novel.
From the #1 New Yourk Times Bestselling Author. ... What if damnation is the price of true love?
Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake of the tragic death of Livia Blackthorn, the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war. One fragment of the Blackthorn family flees to Los Angeles, seeking to discover the source of the disease that is destroying the race of warlocks.
Meanwhile, Julian and Emma take desperate measures to put their forbidden love aside and undertake a perilous mission to Faerie to retrieve the ...|
A glorious Collector's Edition of New York Times bestselling, epic fantasy novel, "Six of Crows". Beautifully designed, with an exclusive letter from the author and six stunning full-colour character portraits. This covetable hardback with red sprayed edges is a perfect gift for fans, and a perfect way to discover the unforgettable writing of Leigh Bardugo.
Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker is offered a chance at a deadly heist: break into the Ice Court - a military stronghold that has never been breached - and retrieve a hostage whose knowledge could change Grisha magic forever. To succeed would mean riches ...|
Bestselling author of "The Bear and the Nightingale". ... For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic.
The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roam the countryside, burning the villages and kidnapping its daughters. Setting out to defeat the raiders, the Prince and his trusted companion come across a young man riding a magnificent horse.
Only Sasha, a priest with a warrior's training, recognises this 'boy' as his younger sister, thought to ...|
A matter of life, death ... and fish. ... "What's it like, Dad - being a fish?" Grief takes many forms, and manifests itself in strange ways. Sometimes very strange indeed. When, on an ordinary morning, Dak's father suddenly dies of a heart attack, Dak's mother falls apart. Desperate to escape the atmosphere at home, Dak finds himself going to his dad's favourite place - the local aquarium. And there, to his amazement, is Dad, who it seems is alive and well as a clownfish!
With his mum so ill, Dak decides that, for now, this will have to be his secret, and his alone. But he visits the ...|
New York Times bestselling author Tahereh Mafi. ... When you're hiding from a world that hates you, who would make you risk everything to be seen again?
It's the year after 9/11, and Shirin has just started at yet another new high school. It's a difficult time, but especially so for a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who wears hijab. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be.
She hides away, drowning her frustrations in music and spending her afternoons break-dancing with her brother. But then Shirin meets Ocean James. He's the first person in forever who really seems to want to get to know ...|
#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. ...|
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. ...|