Barely escaping with his life when he receives a warning note telling him to flee an Internet café that subsequently explodes, San Francisco writer Nat Idle recognizes the note's handwriting as belonging to his believed-dead girlfriend, a realization that enmeshes him in a web of manipulation and conspiracy.
Struggling to get back on her feet in the wake of her husband's premature death and stunned by a paternity suit against her husband's estate, food writer Maggie McElroy plans a trip to China to investigate the claim and to profile rising chef Sam Liang.
After the cataclysmic decimation of the Chrysler Building, a band of survivors sets out to establish an outpost in Virginia with the intention of finding oil and exploiting the region's Native American controllers.
Lucy and Edmund, accompanied by their peevish cousin Eustace, sail to the land of Narnia where Eustace is temporarily transformed into a green dragon because of his selfish behavior and skepticism. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Comfort Snowberger is well acquainted with death since her family runs the funeral parlor in their small southern town, but even so the ten-year-old is unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved great-uncle Edisto.Ten-year-old Comfort Snowberger finds herself unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved Great-uncle Edisto.
In the future, most people will have a Feed chip implanted in their heads that connects everyone to an evolved version of the Internet — at the cost of even basic privacy. During spring break on the moon, Titus and Violet meet and build a relationship when their Feeds are hacked.
In a series of journal entries, eleven-year-old child prodigy Millicent Min records her struggles to learn to play volleyball, tutor her enemy, deal with her grandmother's departure, and make friends over the course of a tumultuous summer.
Set in a rural farm town in 1904, Russell is hopeful that they will close the school down now that their teacher has died, but when a replacement is named and it is Russell's sister, the two know that they are going to have quite an eventful year together as Russell tries to sabotage her plans at every turn. An ALA Notable Book & Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.
Finding herself in the midst of a series of strange time warps at her home, Tanglewreck, eleven-year-old Silver comes to discover that the Timekeeper, an ancient tool for controlling time, is hidden somewhere within the house and so now she must locate it in order to keep it safe and out of the hands of those that would wish to do the world great harm. Reprint.
A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school. By the creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. 250,000 first printing. BOMC Main.
Because her obsession with Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy, as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, is ruining her love life, Jane Hayes is delighted when she gets the chance to take a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, where she hopes to meet a perfect Regency-era gentleman of her own. By the author of Princess Academy.