A colorful, unpredictable postapocalyptic world comes alive in Skip, when two unlikely friends, Bloom and Gloopy, find themselves tossed from dimension to dimension. Gloopy is running toward adventure, and away from their home and friends who don't understand their creative talent. Bloom is desperately trying to return home to their lake, and avoid the terrible violence of the city. Instead, both Bloom and Gloopy find what they need in each other, and bravely return home to challenge their fears and create beauty in their own worlds.
A divorced reporter in racially torn 1966 Baltimore triggers unanticipated consequences for vulnerable community members while investigating the murder of an African-American party girl.
Consumed by the longing for a different life, a teenager flees her family and carefully slips into another — replacing a girl whose own sudden disappearance still haunts the town.
On the island of Kekon, the Kaul family is locked in a violent feud for control of the capital city and the supply of magical jade that endows trained Green Bone warriors with supernatural powers they alone have possessed for hundreds of years. Beyond Kekon's borders, war is brewing. Faced with threats on all sides, the Kaul family is forced to form new and dangerous alliances, confront enemies in the darkest streets and the tallest office towers, and put honor aside in order to do whatever it takes to ensure their own survival — and that of all the Green Bones of Kekon.
For most of his life, William Chance has been the living proof that his grandmother and her fellow researchers into missing people were right all along about the terror from the stars. Now, he's avoiding the limelight and hiding out from everyone, including his family. When he's suddenly exposed, he finds that the media, government operatives and renegade true believers are desperate to find him, but he has another mission: Joined by a girl with terrifying abilities, he begins a desperate journey across the United States to find the others who share his dreams, and stop what could be the final days of the world.
George Orr discovers that his dreams possess the remarkable ability to change the world, and when he falls into the hands of a power-mad psychiatrist, he counters by dreaming up a perfect world that can overcome his nightmares.
The sun is about to go nova. Earth and the moon have ceased their axial rotation and present one face continuously to the sun. The bright side of Earth is covered with carnivorous forest: This is the Age of Vegetables, and Gren and his lady — not to mention the tummybelly men — must journey to the even more terrifying dark side.
The award-winning creator of the Dear Dumb Diary books presents a debut entry in a new series featuring a grouchy kitty, who in a collection of short, laugh-out-loud comics shares offbeat observations on everything from pizza and computers to toothbrushing and his dim-witted best friend.
A collection of humorous and charming short stories highlights characters who are outsiders and features tales of a boy who outs himself at his bar mitzvah and a painter who inks tattoos that turn into living flesh.
A dark fairy tale inspired by folklore is set against the Jazz age in Mexico's underworld, where a young dreamer is sent by the Mayan God of Death on a life-changing journey. By the award-winning author of Signal to Noise.
Sent to the doctor after a bad asthma attack, a plus-sized girl who has always lived life unapologetically is ordered to lose weight — and them a family tragedy compels her to document more than her diet in her food journal.