After she shames herself on local TV, 14-year-old Johanna Morgan reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde — a fast-talking, hard-drinking Gothic hero and full-time Lady Sex Adventurer — until two years later, while eviscerating bands as a music critic, she realizes she's built Dolly with a fatal flaw.
While freelance journalist Naomi places her safety in the hands of a suspicious graduate student to investigate a philosopher's murder, her rival and lover, Nathan, contracts a rare STD while documenting a surgeon's controversial work in organ trafficking.
When her carefully tailored world of Ivy League privilege is shattered by the outbreak of a deadly flu virus that is causing quarantines, curfews and martial law, Emily is pursued by a homeland security agent who thinks she holds information about her parents' secret scientific work that may be the cause. By the author of The Summer Prince. Simultaneous eBook.
Stranded in the 14th century — a time of superstition and fear — time traveler Kivrin becomes an unlikely angel of hope during history's darkest hour and awaits rescue by her comrades.
The award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale presents a collection of short stories that features such protagonists as a widowed writer who is guided by her late husband's voice and a woman whose genetic abnormality causes her to be mistaken for a vampire. 60,000 first printing.
Postponing college to visit New York in the hope of publishing her novel, Darcy Patel meets seasoned and fledgling writers who help her navigate the city and publishing industry throughout a year marked by writing and romance, while woven through her personal story is her suspenseful thriller novel about a teen who slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack.
What could go wrong as the Bone cousins try to return to Boneville after visiting the village of Barrenville? Plenty. Phoney risks everything on one last get-rich-quick scheme for the annual Great Cow Race, but when his plans go disastrously awry, Boneville seems farther away than ever. Ominous signs indicate that a war is brewing, and Fone finds himself helping his friends defend their valley from a formidable enemy.
The surprise return of the Turbo Toilet 2000 prompts Captain Underpants and his trusty sidekick to prepare for an epic showdown to prevent the carnivorous commode from devouring everything in its path. 350,000 first printing.
Inspired by Pogo and the Disney comics of Carl Barks, the Bone graphic novels tell the epic tale of cousins Phoney, Smiley and Fone Bone, who are exiled from their hometown of Boneville after Phoney's mayoral campaign goes wrong. After wandering across a desert, the cousins eventually end up in a mysterious valley where they are drawn into a battle to defeat the dark Lord of the Locusts.
It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, a large silent house now bereft of brothers, husband and even servants, life is about to be transformed as impoverished widow Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers.
An elderly woman, content to sit down and write her memoir, is besieged by her family members, who involve her in a variety of dramas and follies.