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 ...|
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 ...|
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 #1 Bestselling Author of "The fault in Our Stars". ... Sixteen-year-old Aza is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend and a good student. She's also trying to track down fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, who has vanished without a trace. Alongside her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, Aza sets off in pursuit of the truth - and a $100,000 reward.
The trail leads them to Pickett's son, Davis, a sometime friend of Aza's who might have the clues they need. But as her compulsive thought spirals take an ever-tighter grip on her mind, Aza finds herself struggling to keep her ...|
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 ...|
New York Times Bestselling Author. ... Everyone's going to remember where they were when the taps ran dry. The drought - or the tap-out, as everyone calls it - has been going on for a while. Life has become and endless list of don'ts: don't water the lawn, don't take long showers, don't panic. but now there is no water left at all.
Suddenly, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation and violence. When her parents go missing, she and her younger brother must team up with an unlikely group in search of water. Each of them will need to make impossible choices to survive. ...|
School's out and glamping is go! ... Summer's here...
The school holidays are finally here, but Lucy's dreams are shattered when her trip to America is cancelled. That is until her parents surprise her with a week-long camping trip and a ticket to the legendary Chesterbury Music Festival! What's more, the whole "Girls Can Vlog" squad is invited too!
The trip is full of fun new experiences to vlog, but soon tensions are running high between some of the girls - and when Sassy makes a bad decision, Chesterbury looks like it might be off the cards.
Will the girls ever resolve their issues ...|
Big dreams and tough competition! ... Jessie's got a lot going on...
As well as having to give up her bedroom to the new lodger, she's busy filming her popular pranking videos for the Girls Can Vlog channel, there's an important gymnastics competition to prepare for, and the SummerTube convention is just around the corner!
But there are only so many hours in a day, and the girls are getting fed up with Jessie constantly running late. When a huge row breaks out, she is faced with an impossible choice...
Includes tips for making your own vlogs! ...|
What if she did it? ... The air is hazy and grey with gunpowder smoke. Everyone has been shot but me. I haven't got so much as a bruise.
There are two sides to Maja Norberg that shift silently like quicksand. The question is: Which one do you believe? Is she a cold-blooded murder - or simply a young woman who has lost her way?
"This is the evolution of Scandinavian crime, in more ways than one."
"Compelling and brutally candid, especially about modern adolescence, this is not a comfortable book, but the story is so superbly told that it lingers in the mind long after the jury' ...|
It all begins with that pesky lever in the hot air baloon. Allan is sitting quietly with his friend Julius, waiting for his 101st birthday party to begin, when someone manages to break the lever, and before they know it, up they go, far above the Indian Ocean...
But what goes up must come down, and after they are rescued from the water by a North Korean ship, it's only a matter of time before the pair are entangled in a global diplomatic crisis involving a briefcase full of contraband uranium. Everyone seems quite interested in this briefcase - from President Trump to Angela Merkel - and from then on it's just ...|
The deeper she dives, the darker it gets. ... When Aster wakes alone on a tropical island, she has no idea what has happened, why she is there, or where to find her younger sister, Poppy. Meanwhile Sam, who once met the sisters on a plane, makes links between the mystery of their disappearance and suspicious happenings in his own life. In a stunning dual narrative, the truth unravels with devastating effect - and the answer lies in the secret underwater world surrounding the desert island, populated by the beautiful and the impossible. ...|