IT’S THE BIGGEST DANCE OF THE YEAR AND IT’S UP TO THE GIRLS TO ASK THE BOYS. NIKKI REALLY WANTS TO ASK HER CRUSH, BRANDON, BUT WHAT IF HE SAYS NO? MAJOR CRINGE! WILL NIKKI PLUCK UP THE COURAGE TO ASK BRANDON, OR WILL SHE BE LEFT AT HOME LIKE A TOTAL DORK-ARELLA?!
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE FAULT IN OUR STARS AND LOOKING FOR ALASKA, SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES QUENTIN JACOBSEN HAS ALWAYS LOVED MARGO ROTH SPIEGELMAN, FOR MARGO (AND HER ADVENTURES) ARE THE STUFF OF LEGEND AT THEIR HIGH SCHOOL. SO WHEN SHE ONE DAY CLIMBS THROUGH HIS WINDOW AND SUMMONS HIM ON AN ALL-NIGHT ROAD TRIP OF REVENGE HE CANNOT HELP BUT FOLLOW. BUT THE NEXT DAY MARGO DOESN’T COME TO SCHOOL AND A WEEK LATER SHE IS STILL MISSING. Q SOON LEARNS THAT THERE ARE CLUES IN HER DISAPPEARANCE . . . AND THEY ARE FOR HIM. BUT AS HE GETS DEEPER INTO THE MYSTERY – CULMINATING IN ANOTHER AWESOME ROAD TRIP ACROSS AMERICA – HE BECOMES LESS SURE OF WHO AND WHAT HE IS LOOKING FOR. MASTERFULLY WRITTEN BY JOHN GREEN, THIS IS A THOUGHTFUL, INSIGHTFUL AND HILARIOUS COMING-OF-AGE STORY.
FOR YEARS, IT HAS BEEN WHAT IS CALLED A ‘DETERIORATING SITUATION’. NOW ALL OVER SOUTH AFRICA THE CITIES ARE BATTLEGROUNDS. THE MEMBERS OF THE SMALLEST FAMILY – LIBERAL WHITES – ARE RESCUED FROM THE TERROR BY THEIR SERVANT, JULY, WHO LEADS THEM TO REFUGE IN HIS NATIVE VILLAGE. WHAT HAPPENS TO THE SMALLEST AND TO JULY – THE SHIFTS IN CHARACTER AND RELATIONSHIPS – GIVES US AN UNFORGETTABLE LOOK INTO THE TERRIFYING, TACIT UNDERSTANDINGS AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS BETWEEN BLACKS AND WHITES.
NIKKI MAXWELL HAS BEEN WRITING IN A DIARY SINCE THE START OF THE SCHOOL YEAR, AND SHE USUALLY TAKES IT EVERYWHERE SHE GOES, SO SHE CAN’T BELIEVE IT WHEN ONE MORNING SHE CAN’T FIND HER DIARY! THE HUNT IS ON, AND WHILE SHE LOOKS, PURSUING VARIOUS THEORIES ABOUT WHERE IT COULD BE, NIKKI CAN’T HELP PUTTING TOGETHER A LIST OF IMPORTANT DIARY-KEEPING LESSONS TO REMEMBER IN CASE OF MISSING DIARY EMERGENCIES LIKE THIS ONE. OVERFLOWING WITH NIKKI’S TRADEMARK HUMOUR AND ART THIS SPECIAL DIY EDITION OF DORK DIARIES NOT ONLY FEATURES A BRAND NEW STORY FEATURING ALL OF YOUR FAVOURITE CHARACTERS FROM THE SERIES,
ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING NOVELS IN THE MARKETMESMERISE YOUR SENSES WITH THIS RIVETING STORYLINE! PRESENTING THE GREAT BESTSELLER BY KHALED HOSSENI, ‘AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED’ IS A GREAT NOVEL WHICH IS A MUST HAVE FOR READING ENTHUSIASTS. THE NOVEL IS ABOUT A BOY ABDULLAH AND HIS SISTER PARI WHO LIVE WITH THEIR FATHER ALONG WITH THEIR STEPMOTHER. THE NOVEL IS SET IN THE LANDS OF SHADBAGH, AFGHANISTAN WHERE THEIR FATHER, SABOOR, IS IN A CONSTANT SEARCH FOR A PLACE TO WORK SO HE CAN FEED HIS FAMILY. THE STORY HIGHLIGHTS THEIR STRUGGLE THROUGH THE EVIL EYES OF POVERTY AND THE BRUTAL WINTERS.
The sparkling debut children’s novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.Dennis was different.Why was he different, you ask?Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book…Charming, surprising and hilarious – The Boy in the Dress is everything you would expect from the co-creator of Little Britain. David Walliams’s beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike.”
“A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and one of the fastest growing children’s author across the globe.Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact.You see, Joe’s rich. Really, really rich. Joe’s got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He’s the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land.Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there’s just one thing he really needs: a friend…”
The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables – but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts’ affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter, and soon it’s impossible to imagine life without her. A favourite classic with cover and introduction by the inimitable Lauren Child, award-winning creator of Clarice Bean and the hugely popular Charlie and Lola series.
Krishna, is an English teacher at the same college he had attended as a student. Although Krishna has recently married, his wife Susila and their daughter live with his parents-in-law some miles away. The story opens with his immediate family deciding to join him in Malgudi. Krishna is initially frightened by his new state of affairs, but he soon finds that his love for both his wife and child grows deeper than he could have imagined.
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY IS CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE BEST CLASSIC NOVELS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE. IT IS ONE OF JANE AUSTEN’S BEST WORKS. IT IS A MOVING TALE OF TWO SISTERS WHO EXPERIENCE EVERYTHING THAT WHIRL AROUND EMOTIONS LIKE LOVE, SORROW, BETRAYAL, AND ROMANCE.
AFTER LOSING HER PARENTS, YOUNG MARY LENNOX IS SENT FROM INDIA TO LIVE IN HER UNCLE’S GLOOMY MANSION ON THE WILD ENGLISH MOORS. SHE IS LONELY AND HAS NO ONE TO PLAY WITH BUT ONE DAY SHE LEARNS OF A SECRET GARDEN SOMEWHERE IN THE GROUNDS THAT NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO ENTER. THEN MARY UNCOVERS AN OLD KEY IN A FLOWERBED – AND A GUST OF MAGIC LEADS HER TO THE HIDDEN DOOR. SLOWLY SHE TURNS THE KEY AND ENTERS A WORLD SHE COULD NEVER HAVE IMAGINED.
JONATHAN HARKER IS TRAVELLING TO CASTLE DRACULA TO SEE THE TRANSYLVANIAN NOBLE, COUNT DRACULA. HE IS BEGGED BY LOCALS NOT TO GO THERE, BECAUSE ON THE EVE OF ST GEORGE’S DAY, WHEN THE CLOCK STRIKES MIDNIGHT, ALL THE EVIL THINGS IN THE WORLD WILL COME FULL SWAY. BUT BUSINESS MUST BE DONE, SO JONATHAN MAKES HIS WAY TO THE CASTLE – AND THEN HIS NIGHTMARE BEGINS. HIS BELOVED WIFE MEENA AND OTHER LOST SOULS HAVE FALLEN UNDER THE COUNT’S HORRIFYING SPELL. DRACULA MUST BE DESTROYED . . . WITH AN EXCITING INTRODUCTION BY HOLLY BLACK, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES.
N AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS BY JULES VERNE, PHILEAS FOGG BETS HIS COMPANIONS THAT HE CAN TRAVEL ACROSS THE WORLD IN JUST EIGHTY DAYS AND THE VERY NEXT DAY SETS OUT FROM THE PORT OF DOVER WITH HIS SERVANT PASSEPORTOUT TO ACHIEVE HIS AIM. PASSING THROUGH EXOTIC LANDS AND DANGEROUS PLACES, THEY SEIZE WHATEVER TRANSPORTATION IS AT HAND – WHETHER TRAIN OR ELEPHANT – ALWAYS RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK.THERE ARE MANY ALARMS AND SURPRISES ALONG THE WAY – AND A LAST MINUTE SETBACK THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WINNING AND LOSING. JULES VERNE’S EXCITING ADVENTURE HAS BEEN DELIGHTING GENERATIONS OF READERS OF ALL AGES.
Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet.Down in their garden, the ghastly, evil Twits keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family locked in a cage.But not for much longer! Because the monkeys are planning to trick the terrible Twits and make their escape, once and for all . .
Tom Canty and Edward Tudor could have been identical twins. Their birthdays and their faces match, but there the likeness stops. For Edward is prince, heir to King Henry VIII of England, whilst Tom is a miserable pauper. But fate intervenes, and their identities become confused. Soon the prince is thrown out of the palace in rags, leaving ignorant Tom to play the part of a royal prince.
COLIN BRIDGERTON IS TIRED OF BEING THOUGHT OF AS NOTHING BUT AN EMPTY-HEADED CHARMER, TIRED OF THE NOTORIOUS GOSSIP COLUMNIST LADY WHISTLEDOWN, WHO CAN’T SEEM TO PUBLISH AN EDITION WITHOUT MENTIONING HIM. BUT WHEN COLIN RETURNS TO LONDON FROM A TRIP ABROAD, HE DISCOVERS NOTHING IN HIS LIFE IS QUITE THE SAME—ESPECIALLY PENELOPE FEATHERINGTON! THE GIRL WHO WAS ALWAYS SIMPLY THERE IS SUDDENLY THE GIRL HAUNTING HIS DREAMS. WHEN HE DISCOVERS THAT PENELOPE HAS SECRETS OF HER OWN, THIS ELUSIVE BACHELOR MUST DECIDE . . . IS SHE HIS BIGGEST THREAT— OR HIS PROMISE OF A HAPPY ENDING?
Full of drama and adventure, rage and lust, mystery and romance, George R.R. Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones: Song of Fire and Ice’ (Book I) is regarded as one of the most intriguing and greatest epic of the modern era. Set in 12, 000BC, the seasons in this epic change after decades and bring with them mystery and death.
Another hilarious and moving novel from bestselling, critically acclaimed author David Walliams, the natural successor to Roald Dahl.A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly words, this new book has all the hallmarks of David’s previous bestsellers.Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house.She’s the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn’t know about his grandma.”
A NOVEL OF HIGH ADVENTURE, GREAT STORYTELLING AND MORAL PURPOSE, BASED ON AN EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF EIGHT YEARS IN THE BOMBAY UNDERWORLD. ‘IN THE EARLY 80S, GREGORY DAVID ROBERTS, AN ARMED ROBBER AND HEROIN ADDICT, ESCAPED FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PRISON TO INDIA, WHERE HE LIVED IN A BOMBAY SLUM. THERE, HE ESTABLISHED A FREE HEALTH CLINIC AND ALSO JOINED THE MAFIA, WORKING AS A MONEY LAUNDERER, FORGER AND STREET SOLDIER. HE FOUND TIME TO LEARN HINDI AND MARATHI, FALL IN LOVE, AND SPEND TIME BEING WORKED OVER IN AN INDIAN JAIL
A SELECTION OF MOST EXCITING ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DR. WATSON. INDEED, THE STORIES OF HOLMES ADVENTURES ARE A PERENNIAL SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO LOVERS OF DETECTIVE FICTION. SHERLOCK HOLMES ELEVATED CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION TO A FINE ART. THIS BOOK CONTAINS FIFTY-SIX SHORT STORIES, DEPICTING THE MASTER SLEUTH’S DETECTIVE SKILLS. WRITTEN IN AN INIMITABLE STYLE BY THAT MULTI-FACETED PERSONALITY AND RACONTEUR PAR EXCELLENCE, SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, THIS CONCISE VOLUME WILL DELIGHT ALL HOLMES LOVERS.
SIR PHILLIP KNEW THAT ELOISE BRIDGERTON WAS A SPINSTER, AND SO HE’D PROPOSED, FIGURING THAT SHE’D BE HOMELY AND UNASSUMING, AND MORE THAN A LITTLE DESPERATE FOR AN OFFER OF MARRIAGE. EXCEPT . . . SHE WASN’T. THE BEAUTIFUL WOMAN ON HIS DOORSTEP WAS ANYTHING BUT QUIET, AND WHEN SHE STOPPED TALKING LONG ENOUGH TO CLOSE HER MOUTH, ALL HE WANTED TO DO WAS KISS HER . . . AND MORE.
Five Point Someone: What Not To Do at IIT’ is the debut narrative by renowned author Chetan Bhagat. The plot rotates around 3 friends Hari, Ryan and Alok at IIT. Their companionship is strengthened into close bond during their years at IIT, experiencing extreme hardship to endure through the tough competitions. Three of them have high self-expectations of being at the top in their classes and graduate out of the Institution with flying colours.
The 3 Mistakes of My Life is the third novel written by Chetan Bhagat. The book was published in May 2008 and had an initial print-run of 420,000. The novel follows the story of three friends and is based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India
These tales are the perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Charles and Mary Lamb vividly bring to life the power of Hamlet and Othello, the fun of As You Like It and the drama of Pericles. They never lose the feel of his beautiful language and humanity and convey all of his wit and wisdom. These tales are classic literature in their own right.
EDWARD’S SOFT VOICE CAME FROM BEHIND ME. I TURNED TO SEE HIM SPRING LIGHTLY UP THE PORCH STEPS, HIS HAIR WINDBLOWN FROM RUNNING. HE PULLED ME INTO HIS ARMS AT ONCE, AND KISSED ME AGAIN. HIS KISS FRIGHTENED ME. THERE WAS TOO MUCH TENSION, TOO STRONG AN EDGE TO THE WAY HIS LIPS CRUSHED MINE – LIKE HE WAS AFRAID WE HAD ONLY SO MUCH TIME LEFT TO US.
THE ENGLISH PATIENT: BOOKER PRIZE WINNER 1992 WAS WRITTEN BY POPULAR CANADIAN WRITER, MICHAEL ONDAATJE. THE STORY OF THIS POETIC NOVEL IS SET IN AN ITALIAN VILLA WHERE FOUR DIVERSE AND EMOTIONALLY SCARRED PEOPLE ARE BROUGHT TOGETHER AT THE END OF WORLD WAR II. THESE CHARACTERS INCLUDE A CANADIAN THIEF CALLED CARAVAGGIO WHOSE HANDS ARE DAMAGED, A SIKH BRITISH-ARMY SAPPER, A BADLY BURNT ENGLISHMAN, AND HIS CANADIAN NURSE, HANNAH.
Following a wild and raging storm, the Swiss family Robinson are stranded at sea. But the thundering waves have swept them off to a tropical island, where a new life awaits them. Their ship is laden with supplies and the island is packed with treasures, so they soon adapt and discover new dangers and delights every day . . .
This classic has been simplified, the vocabulary controlled to a level of approximately 1300 words, and the sentence structures chosen with care for this pre-intermediate stage. The introduction gives information on the author and story, and exercises for comprehension and discussion are included.
A Fairy Tale was once “a story about fairies and other small magical people”, as perhaps your dictionary still tells you. Today we often mean a story for children with some magic in it when we call something a fairy tale. There is certainly magic in each of the stories in this book.
The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet and Julius Caesar are the two comedies and two tragedies in this collection. Set in Venice, Athens, Denmark and Rome they tell the stories of Antonio, a merchant and his friends; a night of magic and enchantments in the forest; of ghosts, madness and murder; and finally of power and betrayal.
HIS NOVEL was first published in 1847. The author’s name was given as ‘Currer Bell’, and it was only later known to have been written by Miss Charlotte Brontë, one of the five daughters of a clergyman in Yorkshire. Charlotte Brontë had an intense and lively imagination, and in Jane Eyre she has projected much of her own character and experience. Like Jane she was little and plain, and like Jane she went to a charity school and later became a private governess
Great Expectations is the story of an orphan Pip, the conflicts in his life, his fortunes and misfortunes, and his journey to adulthood and wisdom. It is believed that the story draws heavily from Dickens own life, especially his childhood. Charles Dickens (18121870) is one of the greatest novelists in English literature. He wrote prolifically and became very famous during his lifetime. Few others can match Dickens intensity in portraying the society and characters he presents in his novels
BRIDGE OF CLAY IS ABOUT A BOY CAUGHT IN A CURRENT, A BOY INTENT ON DESTROYING EVERYTHING HE HAS IN ORDER TO BECOME EVERYTHING HE NEEDS TO BE. AHEAD OF HIM LIES THE BRIDGE, THE VISION THAT WILL SAVE BOTH HIS FAMILY AND HIMSELF.
When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster – a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole – she’s determined to discover more… A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature, and sparks the adventure of a lifetime – from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams’ biggest and most epic adventure yet!
The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heart-warming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward – and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic – and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone’s Christmas.
The much anticipated next book from bestselling phenomenon David Walliams; packed with excitement, adventure, hilarity and heart! His previous novel, DEMON DENTIST, sold more than half a million copies in less than a year, and the paperbacks of his other titles continue to dominate the UK charts. David’s books have been translated into 40+ languages and have sold over 6 million copies in the UK alone
THE NEW JAW-ACHINGLY FUNNY NOVEL FROM DAVID WALLIAMS, THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR! MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT IF YOU DARE… DARKNESS HAD COME TO THE TOWN. STRANGE THINGS WERE HAPPENING IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT.CHILDREN WOULD PUT A TOOTH UNDER THEIR PILLOW FOR THE TOOTH FAIRY, BUT IN THE MORNING THEY WOULD WAKE UP TO FIND… A DEAD SLUG; A LIVE SPIDER; HUNDREDS OF EARWIGS CREEPING AND CRAWLING BENEATH THEIR PILLOW. EVIL WAS AT WORK. BUT WHO OR WHAT WAS BEHIND IT
ON THE BANKS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, TOM SAWYER AND HIS FRIENDS SEEK OUT ADVENTURE AT EVERY TURN. THEN ONE FATEFUL NIGHT IN THE GRAVEYARD THEY WITNESS A MURDER. THE BOYS MAKE A BLOOD OATH NEVER TO REVEAL THE SECRET, AND THEY RUN AWAY TO BE PIRATES IN SEARCH OF HIDDEN TREASURE. BUT WHEN TOM GETS TRAPPED IN A CAVE WITH SCARY INJUN JOE, CAN HE ESCAPE UNHARMED?
Concluding the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the final part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings. The armies of the Dark Lord Sauron are massing as his evil shadow spreads ever wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to do battle agains the Dark. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring. The devastating conclusion of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic tale of magic and adventure, begun in The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers.
Continuing the story of The Hobbit, this is the second part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings. Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the ruling ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the cracks of doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in the battle with an evil spirit in the Mines of Moria and at the Falls of Rauros, Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape the rest of the company were attacked by Orcs
THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE BREATHTAKING FINAL INSTALMENT IN LAINI TAYLOR’S UNMISSABLE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES. BY WAY OF A STAGGERING DECEPTION, KAROU HAS TAKEN CONTROL OF THE CHIMAERA REBELLION AND IS INTENT ON STEERING ITS COURSE AWAY FROM DEAD-END VENGEANCE. THE FUTURE RESTS ON HER, IF THERE CAN EVEN BE A FUTURE FOR THE CHIMAERA IN WAR-RAVAGED ERETZ.
IT IS BRIGHTON, 1959, AND THE THEATRE AT THE END OF THE PIER IS HAVING ITS BEST SUMMER SEASON IN YEARS. RONNIE, A BRILLIANT YOUNG MAGICIAN, AND EVIE, HIS DAZZLING ASSISTANT, ARE TOP OF THE BILL, DRAWING AUDIENCES EACH NIGHT. MEANWHILE, JACK – JACK ROBINSON, AS IN ‘BEFORE YOU CAN SAY’ – IS EVERYONE’S FAVOURITE COMPERE, A BORN ENTERTAINER, HOLDING THE WHOLE SHOW TOGETHER.
IT IS 1981. GLASGOW IS DYING AND GOOD FAMILIES MUST GRIFT TO SURVIVE. AGNES BAIN HAS ALWAYS EXPECTED MORE FROM LIFE. SHE DREAMS OF GREATER THINGS: A HOUSE WITH ITS OWN FRONT DOOR AND A LIFE BOUGHT AND PAID FOR OUTRIGHT (LIKE HER PERFECT, BUT FALSE, TEETH). BUT AGNES IS ABANDONED BY HER PHILANDERING HUSBAND, AND SOON SHE AND HER THREE CHILDREN FIND THEMSELVES TRAPPED IN A DECIMATED MINING TOWN. AS SHE DESCENDS DEEPER INTO DRINK, THE CHILDREN TRY THEIR BEST TO SAVE HER, YET ONE BY ONE THEY MUST ABANDON HER TO SAVE THEMSELVES. IT IS HER SON SHUGGIE WHO HOLDS OUT HOPE THE LONGEST.
SAINT AMBROSE, AN ELITE BOARDING SCHOOL IN MASSACHUSETTS, HAS BEEN THE SCHOOL OF CHOICE FOR THE SONS OF THE GREAT AND GOOD FOR OVER A HUNDRED YEARS. BUT IN CHANGING TIMES, THE SCHOOL MUST LEARN TO ADAPT, ADMITTING GIRLS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY. WHEN A TERRIBLE INCIDENT OCCURS, IT CAUSES A FRACTURE IN THE SCHOOL’S COMMUNITY. STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND PARENTS MUST DECIDE WHO THEY BELIEVE . . . MORAL COMPASS IS A TOPICAL, HIGHLY-CHARGED STORY FROM THE WORLD’S FAVOURITE STORYTELLER, DANIELLE STEEL.
HOPE ANDERSON IS AT A CROSSROADS. AFTER SIX YEARS WITH HER BOYFRIEND, SHE IS NO LONGER SURE WHAT SHE WANTS, AND WHEN HER FATHER BECOMES ILL SHE HEADS TO HER FAMILY’S COTTAGE AT SUNSET BEACH IN NORTH CAROLINA TO MAKE SOME DIFFICULT DECISIONS. TRU WALLS HAS BEEN SUMMONED ACROSS AN OCEAN FROM WHERE HE WAS BORN AND RAISED IN ZIMBABWE BY A LETTER FROM A MAN CLAIMING TO BE HIS FATHER. IN JOURNEYING TO SUNSET BEACH, TRU HOPES TO UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY SURROUNDING HIS MOTHER’S LIFE, BUT THE LETTER WILL LEAD HIM IN AN UNEXPECTED DIRECTION.
DELILAH IS INTERNET-FAMOUS, IN LA AND AT THE START OF SOMETHING INCREDIBLE. EVERYTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE . . . BUT NOT NECESSARILY IN THE WAY SHE IMAGINES. JASMINE IS A CHILD STAR TURNED MEDIA DARLING. HER SELFIES PRACTICALLY BREAK INSTAGRAM. BUT IF THE WORLD KNEW WHO JASMINE REALLY WAS? CANCELLED. FIONA IS EVERYONE’S BEST FRIEND, ALWAYS SMILING. BUT ON THE INSIDE? THE GIRL’S A HOT MESS. IF THEY DISCOVERED HER SECRET, IT WOULDN’T JUST EMBARRASS HER: IT WOULD RUIN HER.
INTRODUCING GERALT THE WITCHER – REVERED AND HATED – WHO HOLDS THE LINE AGAINST THE MONSTERS PLAGUING HUMANITY IN THE BESTSELLING SERIES THAT INSPIRED THE WITCHER VIDEO GAMES AND A MAJOR NETFLIX SHOW. GERALT OF RIVIA IS A WITCHER, A MAN WHOSE MAGIC POWERS AND LIFELONG TRAINING HAVE MADE HIM A BRILLIANT FIGHTER AND A MERCILESS ASSASSIN
NIKKI AND HER FRIENDS BRANDON, CHLOE AND ZOEY ARE UP FOR ANOTHER ADVENTURE IN THE ELEVENTH BOOK IN THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING DORK DIARIES SERIES. NIKKI MAXWELL IS SPENDING A WEEK AT NORTH HAMPTON HILLS AS PART OF THE SCHOOL TRANSFER PROGRAMME. THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT NHH IS SUPER-COOL AND PREPPY. THE BAD NEWS IS THAT NIKKI’S NEMESIS MACKENZIE STARTED THERE TWO WEEKS AGO! BUT FACED WITH NHH QUEEN BEE TIFFANY, WHO TAKES MEANNESS TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL. NIKKI MIGHT NEED TO WORK WITH MACKENZIE IF SHE’S GOING TO SURVIVE THE WEEK! CAN NIKKI AND MACKENZIE OVERCOME THEIR DIFFERENCES AND BECOME BFFS… BEST FRENEMIES FOREVER?!