When his father's loyal housekeeper goes missing thirteen-year-old Darkus, an extraordinary crimesolver, his father, Alan, and stepsister, Tilly, go to Las Vegas where they again face the Combination criminal organization.
At Cate's isolated boarding school, Killer Game is a tradition. Only a select few are invited to play. They must avoid being killed by a series of thrilling pranks, and identify the murderer. But this time, it's different: the game stops feeling fake and starts getting dangerous and Cate's the next target. Can they find the culprit ... before it's too late?--
It is 1932, in Harlan County, Kentucky. Times are tough in the mining community, especially for thirteen-year-old Adabel Cutlers family. As they fight to survive, Adabel has to figure out her own identity while dealing with her volatile father, her dutiful sister, her defiant brother, and her mothers disappearance, which she cant seem to remember.--Amazon.
Inheriting a love of photography, an old camera and countless questions years after the disappearance of her mother, 16-year-old Gretchen returns to a decaying family mansion, where ancestral photos and letters dating back centuries reveal her family's haunted past.
After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother's best friend--a boy she has despised all her life--
When Mom sends her to Buckeye Lake to help with Aunt Jo's School of Music and Dance in the restored Pier Ballroom, Christy's problems only increase. First, the ballroom sits on Buckeye Lake, making her face her greatest fear-water. Second, she must help lead a handful of semi-talented volunteers, who harbor racial tensions and mysterious underlying antagonisms, in a professional quality performance for the Grand Reopening of the ballroom. The stakes are high-Aunt Jo will lose the place if they fail. Third, Christy discovers a diary written by Lillian, who lived near Buckeye Lake in the 1920s, and becomes intrigued by the stories of thousands coming to play at the amusement parks and dance in the ballrooms. But her interest soon turns to concern as tragic events from the diary happen in Christy's world, ninety years to the date of their first occurrence.--Goodreads
When mysterious holograms suddenly appear, heralding the end of the world, seventeen-year-old Alexandra Lucas must brave her anxiety disorder and make the ultimate decision for her friends, family, and the human race: to stay, or to go--Provided by publisher--~As if 17-year-old Alexandra Lucas' anxiety disorder isn't enough, mysterious holograms suddenly appear, heralding the end of the world. They bring an ultimatum: heed the warning and step through a portal-like vertex to safety, or stay and be destroyed by a comet that is on a collision course with Earth. The holograms, claiming to be humans from the future, bring the promise of safety. But without the ability to verify their story, Alex is forced to consider what is best for her friends, her family, and herself. To stay or to go. A decision must be made. With the deadline of the holograms' prophecy fast approaching, Alex feels as though she is living on a ticking time bomb, until she discovers it is much, much worse--
Follows fifteen-year-old Samantha Mather, who has moved to Salem with her stepmother 300 years after her family hanged witches there, to find she is ostracized by the witch descendants at school, as she unravels the lost secrets of the hangings and her family.
In a small town, as high school graduation approaches, two conjoined sisters must weigh the importance of their dreams as individuals against the risk inherent in the surgery that has the potential to separate them forever.
When 15-year-old Wulliam's father is possessed by a dark spirit, Wull must care for him and take on his family's mantle of Riverkeep, tending the Danek. Wull finds out there is a cure for his father's illness, and embarks on an epic journey to kill the great sea-dwelling beast known as the mormorach.--
Every day in chemistry class, high school student and aspiring songwriter Lily Abbott is finding notes left to her by a mystery boy, love letters really, and she hopes they are from Lucas, a boy she is attracted to--so when she finds out they are really from, she is shocked and unsure about how to respond.
The Restless Door, a powerful artifact with the ability to create portals to any dimension, has fallen into the hands of the Mistress, the Sculptor, and the Soul Glutton. While the trio of Big Bads is opening portals around the globe, bringing dangerous demons to Earth, Buffy and the Scoobies are struggling to fight the demon world war. They are also struggling to get along and disagreeing about how to solve the problem. Their paths are diverging, which, for Buffy, feels a lot like betrayal. Are they growing apart...or simply growing up?--
A new epic begins! The deck is stacked against Superman when Smallville is poisoned by the appearance of dark magic and ancient horrors! Can Superman figure out what's going on and save his hometown before this evil epidemic spreads across the entire world? this damnation contamination spread to the rest of the world? Superman must stop the evil undead threat of the Ultrahumanite from crushing humanity! Collects ACTION COMICS #36-40, ACTION COMICS: FUTURES END #1--
Fifty years from now, Logan - the man who no longer calls himself Wolverine - will have endured many atrocities: The Marvel Universe's villains will have banded together and rid the world of its heroes. Logan's closest friend, Hawkeye, will have been murdered in cold blood right before his eyes. And driven mad by the same radiation that gave him his superhuman strength, Bruce Banner will have fathered a family of hillbilly Hulks...that eventually went on to slaughter Logan's wife and two children. But now, in the present, Old Man Logan wakes up to discover himself in a world before these atrocities, before the Wasteland. And he's going to seize this opportunity and change history to ensure that his future never comes to pass...--pg.4 of cover.
After winning his first battle, Prince Alexander fights to become the ruler his kingdom demands--but the line between leader and tyrant blurs with each new threat. Meanwhile, Hephaestion, cast aside by Alexander for killing the wrong man, must conceal the devastating secret of a divine prophecy from Katerina even as the two of them are thrust together on a dangerous mission to Egypt. The warrior, Jacob, determined to forget his first love, vows to eradicate the ancient Blood Magics and believes that royal prisoner Cynane holds the key to Macedon's undoing. And in chains, the Persian princess Zofia still longs to find the Spirit Eaters, but first must grapple with the secrets of her handsome--and deadly--captor.
Harper lands a dream summer internship at a trendy teen magazine in New York City, working as their resident dating blogger, but there is only one problem--she has absolutely zero dating experience.
From cosmic forces lurking on earth to whatever waits beyond the omniverse-- they start with the impossible and take it from there! And what's more impossible than ending the threat of Galactus... forever? The devourer of worlds is beyond good and evil. He's a necessary part of the universe. The Ultimates have heard it all before-- and respectfully, they disagree. The bigger they are, the harder they fall-- but if they succeed in taking him down, what will take his place? Another problem: Space-time is broken. And to solve that, the Ultimates can't just think within the box. They need to go... outside!--Page  of cover.
Mana has always lived a normal life, albeit with an overprotective mother, until the day she comes home to find the house trashed and an alien in the garage. It turns out her mother is an alien hunter who has absconded with a piece of technology that everyone--human and alien--wants to get their hands on. When her mother's partner shows up and orders Mana to come with him, it may be up to Mana to save her mother--and the world.
Peter Parker has gone international, and he's making his next stop in China -- where he discovers the malevolent Mister Negative has two of Spidey's former friends in his thrall: the fan-favorite duo Cloak and Dagger! Can our ever-amazing wall-crawler handle two inverted heroes without falling prey to Negative's influence himself? And Peter's globetrotting doesn't end in the Far East -- a final showdown with the Zodiac will lead him all across Europe! When Scorpio puts his master plan into motion, there may be no way Spider-Man -- or anyone -- can stop him from seizing control of the future! Spidey's neighborhood is bigger than ever, but it's far from friendly!
Sixteen-year-old Riley copes with the loss of her mother two years earlier with the help of a support group, which gets involved in a mystery surrounding a relic of St. Ignatius.
Fizzy struggles to find her place in her blended family after her parents' divorce, hoping her entry in the Southern Living Cook-Off will show them she is more than just a leftover kid--
Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through time. So when his worried parents send him to a school for troubled youth, Bo assumes that he's actually attending Berkshire Academy, a school for kids who, like Bo, have 'superpowers'. At the Academy, Bo falls in love with Sofia, who helps Bo open up in a way he never has before. In turn, Bo provides comfort to Sofia, who lost her mother and two sisters at a very young age. But Sofia, unable to overcome her depression, commits suicide, leaving Bo convinced that she's not dead but is stuck somewhere in the past. Determined to save her, Bo comes to realize that his choice lies between facing his demons head-on or succumbing to a psychosis that will let him be with the girl he loves. --