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In a post-apocalyptic world where no-one lives beyond their teenage years, the mysterious Roxanne arrives in Cyrus's village, fleeing the barbaric Zeds. She claims to be on a mission that can save them all, but can she be trusted? Cyrus joins her in her quest for the legendary Soterion, but the Zeds are determined to get there first.
Lois Lowry won her first Newbery Medal in 1994 for "The Giver. "Six years later, she ushered readers back into its mysterious but plausible future world in "Gathering Blue "to tell the story of Kira, orphaned, physically flawed, and left with an uncertain future. This second book in the Giver Quartet has been stunningly redesigned in paperback. As she did in "The Giver "and later" Messenger, " in "Gathering Blue "Lois Lowry challenges readers to imagine what our world could become, how people could evolve, and what could be considered valuable.
Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's supposed to take place at Hogwarts this year, an event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened for a hundred years. He wants to be a normal, fourteen-year-old wizard. But unfortunately for Harry Potter, he's not normal - even by wizarding standards. And in his case, different can be deadly.
The Far Lands is a hidden area located at the very edge of Minecraft's outer borders, unknown to normal users. There, the life of a young boy named Watcher is suddenly turned upside down when his village is destroyed by the vile zombie warlord Tu-Kar. Watcher and a handful of his friends vow to save those who were captured during the devastating battle and bring the zombie leader to justice. But along the way, they'll uncover a terrifying secret about the monsters in the Far Lands, one that could change Minecraft forever.The Rise of the Warlords series is an interactive Minecraft adventure like never before, giving fans the option to play along in Minecraft as they read on custom Far Lands worlds exclusively designed by bestselling author Mark Cheverton.
By die Nova-weermagbasis word geheime weggesteek. Gevaarlike geheime. Iets is nie pluis op die weermagdorp Nova nie. Nadat Lucas een aand vreemde ligte in die naghemel gewaar, begin hy allerlei geheime oopkrap. Geheime oor besoekers uit die buitenste ruimte. Geheime waarby nie net Lucas nie, maar ook sy beste vriende en selfs sy gesin betrokke is. Gevaarlike geheime ... Die eerste drie titels in Fanie Viljoen se naelkou-wetenskapsfiksiereeks is nou in ’n omnibus beskikbaar: Die begin Iets is nie pluis in die dorpie Nova nie. Wat is die vreemde ligte wat Lucas en die res van sy gesin een aand op pad terug van vakansie sien? Waarom jok sy pa vir hom? Waarom is die weermag so geheimsinnig oor die projekte waarmee hulle agter hoŽ heinings besig is? En wat is die glibberige swart ding wat Lucas in die rivier gesien het? Voor hy sy oŽ uitvee, word Lucas en sy vriende deel van ’n wilde avontuurrit vol tergende – en gevaarlike – raaisels. Vuurdoop Dit is vir Lucas en sy vriende steeds onwerklik om te dink hulle is vroeŽr ontvoer. Deur ruimtewesens. Maar gelukkig is al vier van hulle nou veilig, en dinge op die weermagdorp, Nova, kan terugkeer na normaal. Als is egter nie pluis nie. Watter geheime skuil nog agter die hoŽ heinings van die Nova-eenheid? Wat sal gebeur as Lucas se pa uitvind die ruimtewesens het hulle geopereer? Wat beteken die vreemde aanvalle wat Lucas kry en wie is die geheimsinnige Sterreloper wat vir hom boodskappe stuur? En hoe lank voor die geheimsinnige ruimteskepe weer hul verskyning maak? Bloedbroers Lucas wens hy kan alles vergeet wat gebeur het ... Hy wil vergeet van die aand toe hy die eerste keer die vreemde ruimtetuig gesien het. Vergeet van die ruimtewesens wat hom en sy vriende ontvoer het. Vergeet van die vreemde voorwerpe wat daar op die ruimtetuig in hul koppe ingeplant is – en die vreemde kragte wat hulle daarna gekry het. Bowenal wil hy vergeet van die grusame vliegtuigongeluk waarin een van sy vriende dood is. Maar die Nova-weermagbasis is ’n plek vol geheime. Is Lucas en sy vriende gereed om die grootste geheim van almal te ontdek?
Three Strikes is a collection of three dark novellas from three star YA authors: Undergrowth - Lucy Christopher: Kasha has answered the advert for The Tribe. Now she sits writing alone in the darkness of the jungle. Is she the only one left? Then she spots a red light blinking at her from the darkness. Cat s eyes? A camera? The Twins of Blackfin - Kat Ellis: Every evening Bo visits her best friend Sky s grave. One night she hears a girl s voice. Following it leads her to a journal and a crypt. Matchgirl - Rhian Ivory: A modern YA retelling of Hans Christian Andersen s The Little Match Girl. Busking, runaway Nia is mugged and left badly hurt in a tunnel. All she has is three matches, and she starts seeing pictures in the light... A story of grief, love and music.
15-year-old Mistletoe lives in the sub-canopy zone amid poverty and outdated technology, but when she meets Ambrose Truax, the privileged 16-year-old heir to the Unison empire and they discover they share a sinister link, they begin a frightening journey into the uncharted territory of the Unison 3.0 upgrade.
The first book in the heart-stopping The Darkest Minds trilogy, for fans of Divergent and The Hunger Games. The movie adaptation from Twentieth Century Fox will be in cinemas in August 2018.
Ruby is sixteen. She is dangerous. And she is alive. For now.
A mysterious disease has killed most of America's children. Ruby might have survived, but she and the others have emerged with something far worse than a virus: frightening abilities they cannot control. Pressured by the government, Ruby's parents sent her to Thurmond, a brutal state 'rehabilitation camp', where she has learned to fear and suppress her new power. But what if mastering it is a whole generation's only chance for survival?
'A riveting emotional read that kept me on the edge.' - Melissa Marr, author of Wicked Lovely
Alexandra Bracken is the New York Times bestselling author of Passenger, Wayfarer and The Darkest Minds series. Visit her online at www.alexandrabracken.com and on Twitter @alexbracken.
Many hundreds of years ago, the city of Ember was created by the Builders to contain everything needed for human survival. It worked - but now the storerooms are almost out of food, crops are blighted, corruption is spreading through the city and worst of all - the lights are failing. Soon Ember could be engulfed by darkness-But when two children, Lina and Doon, discover fragments of an ancient parchment, they begin to wonder if there could be a way out of Ember. Can they decipher the words from long ago and find a new future for everyone? Will the people of Ember listen to them?
A thrill-powered collection for Earthlets of all ages! Join Cadet Dredd in four astonishing capers! Discover how Johnny Alpha became a teenage bounty-hunter Strontium Dog! Alien delinquents DR and Quinch hijack Free Comic Book Day! All this and more new takes on old favourites!
The thrilling sequel to Monstrous Devices–Alex and his grandfather hold
the fate of history itself in their hands in a Rick Riordan meets
Raiders of the Lost Ark adventure of epic proportions!
With so many Jedi Generals occupied with the Clone Wars, routine assignments are falling to Jedi in training like masterless Padawan Nuru Kungurama. Accompanied by a hulking swoop biker named Gizz, Nuru's job begins as a protection detail but soon evolves to include a mystery massacre, the hijacking of a space freighter, and the kidnapping of a group of orphaned younglings.
The Separatists unleash a terrifying new weapon on Republic-held systems: an enormous starship, the Starcrusher, destroying every ship sent against it. Yoda agrees to a risky plan to stop it, and assembles a Jedi strike force that includes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Mace Windu, and Ki-Adi-Mundi. Too late, the Jedi realise that the Starcrusher is a trap specifically designed to kill Jedi!
Discover the beginnings of the Rebel Alliance! Little fans of the Star Wars Rebels TV series will love this fantastic illustrated reader that retells scenes from the show. Zeb wants to bring down the Empire, so when he sees some Imperial stormtroopers messing with an innocent bystander, he's happy to stand up and fight for what's right. Little rebels everywhere will love these galactic adventures as they set out on their own quest to become independent readers. Perfect for ages five and upwards.
Read the first book in the "New York Times" bestselling Maze Runner
series, perfect for fans of "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent."
"The Maze Runner" motion picture featuring the star of MTV's "Teen
Wolf," Dylan O'Brien; Kaya Scodelario; Thomas Brodie-Sangster; Will
Poulter; and Aml Ameen, and hits theaters September 19, 2014 Also
look for James Dashner's newest book "The Eye of Minds," book one
in the Mortality Doctrine series.
"From the Hardcover edition."
In the future-fantasy world of RWBY, Rooster Teeth's hit animated webseries, teens train to become warriors. Join the fight in this epic official, original novel from E.C. Myers and RWBY's head writers! A storm is coming... After their strange mission in the desert, Coco, Fox, Velvet and Yatsuhashi are back at Shade Academy, doing some "extracurricular" work to track down The Crown, a mysterious force that's snatching up people with powerful semblances. The job should be easier with Team SSSN by their side, but The Crown continues to evade them. Out of options and worried that a bigger plot is in motion, CFVY and SSSN notify Theodore, the Headmaster of Shade Academy, but Theodore has problems of his own. Troubled by the disasters at Beacon and Haven Academies and struggling to support the flood of refugee students, Theodore declares a new initiation - including the formation of new teams to better unite the student body. Amid mounting tension at the school, CFVY and SSSN must contend with unfamiliar teammates and uneasy rivalries, all while The Crown plots their next move. Don't miss this exclusive, original story straight from award-winning author E.C. Myers and RWBY's head writers, Kerry Shawcross and Miles Luna!
Soon to be major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Alexander Skarsgard, and Brenton Thwaites This boxed set includes the complete Newbery Medal-winning Giver Quartet series: "The Giver," "Gathering Blue, Messenger," and "Son. "In addition, it includes a new and exclusive map of the Giver world." "Enter this dystopian, futuristic world through all four of these refreshed hardcovers on a page-turning dystopian journey that concludes the masterpiece "The Giver" started twenty years ago. A great deal and the perfect gift for a fan's library For more information about Lois Lowry's Giver Quartet, visit www.hmhbooks.com/thegiverquartet.
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