Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’s mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go to war in distant Troy and fulfill his destiny. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus goes with him, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.
If You Want To Stand OutThen You Need To Do Something Outstanding A person with a positive attitude cannot be stopped and a person with a negativeattitude cannot be helped. Both success and failure have a limited lifespan. Successis neither a miracle nor a mystery.
Delightfully compact with lightweight pages for easy travel, this miniature volume of empire of storms is perfect for any book lover’s coat pocket or purse. Complete and unabridged, this character edition celebrates lady lysandra of caraverre by highlighting her name in caraverre ocher ink.
Emotional intelligence: why it can matter more than iq is a 1995 book by daniel goleman. In this book, goleman posits that emotional intelligence is as important as iq for success, including in academic, professional, social, and interpersonal aspects of one’s life.
When the knight bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in front of him, it’s the start of another far from ordinary year at hogwarts for harry potter. Sirius black, escaped mass-murderer and follower of lord voldemort, is on the run – and they say he is coming after harry. In his first ever divination class, professor trelawney sees an omen of death in harry’s tea leaves … But perhaps most terrifying of all are the dementors patrolling the school grounds, with their soul-sucking kiss.
When dumbledore arrives at privet drive one summer night to collect harry potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that malfoy bears the dark mark: there is a death eater amongst them.
The triwizard tournament is to be held at hogwarts. Only wizards who are over seventeen are allowed to enter – but that doesn’t stop harry dreaming that he will win the competition. Then at hallowe’en, when the goblet of fire makes its selection, harry is amazed to find his name is one of those that the magical cup picks out. He will face death-defying tasks, dragons, and dark wizards, but with the help of his best friends, ron and hermione, he might just make it through – alive!
In the house of helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the titans, a daughter is born. Circe is a strange child not powerful and terrible, like her neither father, nor do gorgeous and mercenary like her mother. Scorned and rejected, circe grows up in the shadows, at home in neither the world of gods or mortals. But circe has a dark power of her own: witchcraft. When her gift threatens the gods, she is banished to the island of aiaia where she hones her occult craft, casting spells, gathering strange herbs and taming wild beasts.
Harry potter’s summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called dobby, and rescue from the dursleys by his friend ron weasley in a magical flying car! Back at hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry for his second year, harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors – and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone … Dobby’s sinister predictions seem to be coming true.
Escape to hogwarts with the unmissable series that has sparked a lifelong reading journey for children and families all over the world. The magic starts here. Harry potter has never even heard of hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, privet drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle
Dark times have come to hogwarts. After the dementors’ attack on his cousin dudley, harry potter knows that voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the dark lord’s return, but harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at grimmauld place to fight against the dark forces.
Celaena sardothien is the king’s champion-yet she is far from loyal to the crown, for the man she serves is bent on evil. But working against her master in secret is no easy task. As celaena tries to untangle the mysteries buried within the glass castle, she can trust no one, not even her supposed allies crown prince dorian, captain of the guard chaol, and foreign princess nehemia.
Beloved author elizabeth gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the new york city theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), city of girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love.
A beautiful boxed set containing all seven harry potter novels in paperback. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by jonny duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring harry potter to the next generation of readers.