Discovering a magical manuscript in Oxford's library, scholar Diana Bishop — a descendant of witches who has rejected her heritage — inadvertently unleashes a fantastical underworld of demons, witches and vampires whose activities center on an enchanted treasure.
Newly independent widow Emily Maxwell dreams of visits by grandchildren and mourns changes in her quiet Pittsburgh neighborhood before realizing an inner strength to pursue developing opportunities.
Unable to trust his parents and pretentious sister, eighteen-year-old James Sveck finds the summer after his graduation from high school overshadowed by the daunting challenges of college, career prospects, and romantic possibilities. By the author of Andorra. Reprint.
The editor of Dracula's Guest presents a treasury of top-selected Victorian detective stories as written by such luminaries as Mark Twain and Charles Dickens and includes the first two chapters of Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet, in which Sherlock Holmes first meets Watson. Original.
Presents key moments in the life of Bras de Oliva Domingos, a Brazilian writer and sometime journalist, and the son of a prominent author, as if each episode would turn out to be the day in which he was about to die.
Ten-year-old Kenny and his family, "the Weird Watsons" of Flint, Mich., go to visit their grandmother in Alabama as racial tensions are peaking. They arrive in Birmingham in time to see the deadly bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in this elegant blending of fact and fiction.
Hazel and Jack are best friends until an accident with a magical mirror and a run-in with a villainous queen find Hazel on her own, entering an enchanted wood in the hopes of saving Jack's life. Illustrated by Erin Mcguire.
Following the death of New York City painter Oscar Feldman, an artist known for his paintings of the female nude, two rival biographers set out to tell his life story, with the help of his wife Abigail, sister Maxine, and Teddy, his longtime mistress.
A baseball star at a small college near Lake Michigan launches a routine throw that goes disastrously off course and inadvertently changes the lives of five people, including the college president, a gay teammate and the president's daughter.