For over 20 years, Hill House has been uninhabited---by humans, that is. The house is widely known as being uninviting, and Dr. Montague, being the scholar that he is, is determined to find evidence of a haunting. Along with Luke, the future heir of Hill House, Dr. Montague invites two women to stay in the house and . . .
Everyone knows about Pine Cottage and the horrors that occurred there over ten years ago. But Quincy Carpenter is the only person alive who was actually there. She is the sole survivor of the Pine Cottage Murders---a final girl, as the media calls her, along with Lisa and Sam, two other sole survivors of their own tragedies. Quincy has tried to . . .
Each year, a mysterious game called Caraval appears in a new location. After writing to Caraval Master Legend for years, Scarlett and her sister Donatella and finally invited to this year's game. Only this is the year Scarlett is to be married off to a stranger, courtesy of her abusive and powerful father. Though Scarlett wants to enjoy the magic of . . .
That morning, Theo Decker thought his biggest worry was being suspended from school. Another big worry---that his teacher had somehow discovered what Theo and his friend sometimes got into after school. What Theo did not worry about was the impromptu visit to the art museum, where an explosion killer Theo's mother and many . . .
The Blackwoods have lived in the house upon the hill for generations. There used to be more Blackwoods, but now there's only three: Mary Katherine (who goes by Merricat), her sister Constance, and their Uncle Julian. The other Blackwoods were killed years ago by poison, a crime Constance was accused of and then acquitted. But the people in the . . .
This short picture book follows a hardworking cicada who is underappreciated at work, though he knows he works harder than any of his human co-workers. Mistreated, sad, and alone, the little cicada is ready to give up...when something . . .
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 . . .
Jess Wong is in love with her best friend Angie, even if she can’t quite admit so to herself, let alone anyone else. But she doesn’t hide it so well, especially when Angie starts dating Margot, who attends the nearby boarding school. Jess immediately dislikes Margot, which causes a serious rift in her friendship with Angie. Jess would do anything for ...
Gemina, though it focuses on new characters, begins just minutes after Illuminae concludes. If you recall, the characters from the first book are aboard science vessel Hypatia and are headed towards Jump Station Heimdall after narrowly escaping total destruction for about the fifth time. Unfortunately, Heimdall is in just as much trouble: BeiTech---the organization ...