Anne and Marco Conti's life looks shiny from the outside---nice house, new baby, happy marriage. One night, Anne and Marco are invited next door for dinner, and when the babysitter cancels, Marco convinces Anne to leave baby Cora at home anyway. It's no big deal---the Contis' home share a wall with their neighbor's home, and they agree to . . .
What happens when you aren't the chosen ones? When you're not Harry Potter, or Katniss Everdeen, or Tris Prior? What happens when you're just one of the normal people, living your life while all the danger and excitement happens around you? This is a story about those kids. While the indie kids are busy defending the world from . . .
Tori Spring is a cynic---she hates school, people, and cliches. The only things she likes to do is blog, sleep, and watch films. She thinks there's nobody like her, and that nobody likes her in general. So when a boy named Michael Holden shows up at school and wants nothing more than to be her friend, Tori just can't comprehend why. At the same time . . .
Auburn doesn't expect a one-night gig working a stranger's art gallery to change her life forever---she just needs the money. She recently moved to Dallas---which she hates---and hardly knows anyone there apart from her dead boyfriend's family and her new roommate. She's surprised to find herself immediately drawn to this mysterious artist, like . . .
Ari dreams of leaving his small town and quitting his job at the family bakery. He wants to move to the big city with his friends and bandmates. But in order to do that, he needs to find a replacement for the bakery. So when he meets Hector, a guy who actually went to school for baking and loves it more than anything else, Ari believes Hector is . . .
Mr. Jones runs---in the loosest sense---Manor Farm. Too bad he's a drunk who mistreats his animals. One night, Jones gets so drunk he forgets to feed the animals that day, and is so hungover the next he neglects them again. This is the final straw. The animals start an uprising and overthrow Jones, running him off his . . .
November 9 is a day Fallon has dreaded for 2 years. It marks the anniversary of the terrible fire that scarred over 30% of her body, a day that took away her looks, her confidence, and her career. But this year, she meets someone that changes November 9 forever. She and Ben have an instant connection. And even though Fallon . . .
70% of the time, Stella is your typical teenager—going to school, hanging out with friends, and making YouTube videos. The other 30%, though, is spent in hospitals, due to her lungs. Stella has Cystic Fibrosis, and her main goal in life is to get a new pair of lungs. And, of course, make her parents happy. Will has seen . . .
Prince Sebastian is not as concerned as his parent's are with finding him a suitable lady to marry. He's more worried his parents (and all of Paris) will discover his secret: he likes to wear dresses. During a ball thrown by the King and Queen, Sebastian notices a remarkable dress that stands out from all the rest and demands to know who's created . . .