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  • Leonard Cohen

    Published to immediate acclaim in 1956 when he was twenty-two years old, Let Us Compare Mythologies is Leonard Cohen's first book and contains poems written between the ages of fifteen and...read more

  • M.T. Anderson

    National Book Award winner M.T. Anderson takes the wheel of this thrilling chapter in the race for survival. The journey through the rift becomes even rockier as the survivors are forced to take to the water, crossing a vast deepwater basin on improvised boats. To make it, Molly and the others must work together, but a rift of a different kind is forming among the survivors. If they aren't careful, it could eat them alive. New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award winner M.T. Anderson (Feed) helms this heart-pounding voyage in the epic survival series begun by Scott Westerfeld (Uglies). Bonus: Play the action-packed HORIZON game for free on your browser, tablet, or...read more

  • Lou Berney

    WINNER OF THE 2020 CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER AWARD WINNER OF THE 2018 HAMMETT PRIZE ‘A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too’ Ian Rankin ‘Exceptional’ Stephen King A poignant and evocative crime novel – a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second chances. Frank Guidry’s luck has finally run out… A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans’ mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry knows too much about the crime of the century: the assassination of President John F....read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    The New York Times bestselling author of A Noise Downstairs and No Time for Goodbye returns with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart-pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyzes New York City with fear. It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top. Once there, it stops for a few seconds, and then plummets. Right to the bottom of the shaft. It appears to be a horrific, random tragedy. But then, on Tuesday, it happens again, in a different Manhattan skyscraper....read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    A SUNDAY TIMES BEST PAPERBACK OF 2020! 'You should read ELEVATOR PITCH by Linwood Barclay as soon as possible. It's one hell of a suspense novel' STEPHEN KING ‘Moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone cold pro. ELEVATOR PITCH is a shameless good time’ JOE HILL WHEN THE DOORS CLOSE, HE’S GOT YOU… It begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in Manhattan. Each presses the button for their floor, but the elevator climbs, non-stop, to the top where it pauses for a few seconds, before dropping. ...read more

  • Amie Kaufman

    The struggle for power heats up in book two of this heart-stopping adventure series about siblings with magical shapeshifter powers, from New York Times bestselling author Amie Kaufman. After the fateful battle between the ice wolves and the scorch dragons, Anders and his twin sister, Rayna, have been reunited. But there’s no time to celebrate. The temperature all over Vallen is starting to drop. And Anders quickly learns that the wolves have stolen a weather-altering artifact called the Snowstone, and every dragon, including Rayna, is now in danger. Desperate to broker peace, Anders enlists the help of a few new flame-breathing friends to stop the wolves’ next plan of attack....read more

  • Amie Kaufman

    Tensions are at an all-time high in the final book of this rip-roaring adventure series about siblings with magical shapeshifter powers, from New York Times bestselling author Amie Kaufman. Though Anders and his friends have delayed a war between ice wolves and scorch dragons, their mission is far from over. With adults on both sides looking for them, they’ve sought refuge in Cloudhaven, a forbidden stronghold that could hold the key to saving their home. Meanwhile, Holbard has been ravaged, and its citizens are reeling. Many have been forced into bleak camps outside the city, and food is running short. To rebuild Vallen and unite scorch dragons, ice wolves, and humans,...read more

  • Meagan Spooner

    'Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner prove they are two living goddesses of writing, creating two compelling worlds with high stakes and gripping emotions.' —Sarah Rees Brennan, New York Times bestselling author of the Demon's Lexicon trilogy and the Lynburn Legacy series New York Times bestselling author duo Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner have crafted a gripping tale of magic and logic, fate and choice, and a deadly love. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Brandon Sanderson. Prince North’s home is in the sky, in a gleaming city held aloft by intricate engines, powered by technology. Nimh is the living goddess of her people on the Surface, responsible for providing answers,...read more

  • Amie Kaufman

    '[A] CLIFFHANGER ENDING LEAVE[S] READERS WANTING MORE' -- Kirkus on Ice Wolves After the fateful battle between the ice wolves and scorch dragons, Anders and his twin sister, Rayna, have been reunited. But there's no time for celebrating. Anders and his wolf friend Lisabet are hiding away in the mountains of Drekhelm under the watchful eye of the dragon high council. They are perceived as threats, and only the leader of the dragons can keep them safe.Then the temperature in Drekhelm starts to drop throughout Vallen, threatening the lives of the Scorch Dragons. Suddenly, the dragons suspect that the two young wolves are spies for their old pack-that they helped them steal a...read more

  • Amie Kaufman

    The much-anticipated finale to Amie Kaufman's epic middle-grade trilogy Though Anders and his friends have delayed a war between the ice wolves and scorch dragons, their mission isn't over. With adults on both sides looking for them, they've sought refuge in Cloudhaven, a forbidden stronghold created by the first dragonsmiths. The ancient text covering Cloudhaven's walls could be the key to saving their home -- if only the young elementals could decipher it. To make matters worse, Holbard is in ruins and its citizens are reeling. Many have been forced into bleak camps outside the city, and food is running short. To rebuild Vallen, Anders, Rayna, and their allies must find a way to...read more

  • Mark Wandrey

    Bjorn’s Berserkers was a respected and flourishing mercenary company. Founded by Bjorn Tovesson I, it was now commanded by his son, Bjorn Tovesson II. Commander Tovesson wanted nothing more than to eventually pass on the Berserkers to his son, Bjorn Tovesson III. But young Bjorn had a different destiny in mind. He didn’t want a future of fighting aliens and risking death on some distant planet. As a high school student, Bjorn had everything he could hope for — he was the star quarterback, he had a beautiful cheerleader girlfriend, he was surrounded by loyal friends, and top colleges were courting him. Despite his father’s protests and refusal to help Bjorn reach his dream,...read more

  • Meagan Spooner

    Perfect for fans of Brandon Sanderson and Laini Taylor, this much-anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s The Other Side of the Sky is a thrilling race against time—with a tantalizing star-crossed love and an electric conclusion. Time to find a way between worlds. Time to find each other again. Time to do the impossible. Above, in the cloudlands, Nimh has no memory of her past, only an aching, undying certainty that she has left something—someone—behind. But while she struggles to recall her identity, an imposter wields her name with deadly purpose. Below, on the surface, North looks to the sky, desperate to join the person...read more

  • T.C. Boyle

    An electric collection of new short stories from the inimitable, bestselling writer of Talk to Me and Outside Looking In In the title story of Walk Between the Raindrops, a woman sits down next to a man at a bar and claims she has ESP. In “Thirteen Days,” passengers on a cruise line are quarantined, to horrifying and hilarious effect. And “Hyena” begins simply: “That was the day the hyena came for him, and never mind that there were no hyenas in the South of France, and especially not in Pont-Saint-Esprit—it was there and it came for him.” A virtuoso of the short form, T.C. Boyle returns with an inventive, uproarious, and masterfully told collection of short...read more

  • Alexander Afanasiev

    This is a selection of fairy tales for kid's. Classic fairy tales and story from the world. This is where frogs chat to princesses, wolves huff and puff, and gingerbread men run away. A selection of stories that are short and sweet and should appeal to children. You’ll find some of the classic fairy tales and fables here. Most Fairy Tales occur in the past, usually close to home. Some begin with 'Once upon a time' and end with 'and they lived happily ever after, THE END' but not always. Welcome to the world of fairy tales. These fables and fairy tale characters have been collected from different cultures, and you will always find something new for the kids,including the ubiquitous...read more

  • Alexander Afanasiev

    This is a selection of fairy tales for kid's. Classic fairy tales and story from the world. This is where frogs chat to princesses, wolves huff and puff, and gingerbread men run away. A selection of stories that are short and sweet and should appeal to children. You’ll find some of the classic fairy tales and fables here. Most Fairy Tales occur in the past, usually close to home. Some begin with 'Once upon a time' and end with 'and they lived happily ever after, THE END' but not always. Welcome to the world of fairy tales. These fables and fairy tale characters have been collected from different cultures, and you will always find something new for the kids,including the ubiquitous...read more