Katie Ellison is not a liar. It's just that telling the truth is so ... tricky. She knows she shouldn't be making out with a drama club hottie behind her football-player boyfriend's back. She should probably admit that she can't stand eating quahogs (clams), especially since she's running for Quahog Princess in her hometown's annual Quahog Festival.
Richard is bored with the quiet life in his village. He would like to have a motor-car and drive it … very fast. But Richard lives in a future world where there are no cars, only bicycles and small villages and green forests.
And now he is 12 years old, and like the other children, he must do his Year of Sharing. He must live alone in the forest with the wild animals. He must learn to share his world; he must learn how animals live and eat and fight… and die.
One winter's day in 1673 young John Ridd is riding home from school, across the wild lonely hills of Exmoor. He has to pass Doone valley - a dangerous place, as the Doones are famous robbers and murderers. All Exmoor lives in fear of the Doones. At home there is sad news waiting for young John, and he learns that he has good reason to hate the Doones. But in the years to come he meets Lorna Doone, with her lovely smile and big dark eyes. And soon he is deeply, hopelessly, in love . . .
Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp - Bookworms - Stage 1
In a city in Arabia there lives a boy called Aladdin. He is poor and often hungry, but one day he finds an old lamp. When he rubs the lamp, smoke comes out of it, and then out of the smoke comes a magical jinnee. With the jinnee's help, Aladdin is soon rich, with gold and jewels and many fine things. But can he win the love of the Sultan's daughter, the beautiful Princess Badr-al-Budur?
Added by: KundAlini | Karma: 1310.73 | Fiction literature | 19 December 2014
In a first-time collaboration, “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark partners with bestselling author Alafair Burke to deliver a brand new suspense series about a television program featuring cold case murders.
Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Even more, the program—a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected—is off to a fantastic start when it helps solve an infamous murder in the very first episode.
Added by: KundAlini | Karma: 1310.73 | Fiction literature | 18 December 2014
Batman: Gotham After Midnight
October 31st in Gotham City - the scariest day of the year. It's the night when trick-or-treating can be terrifying and tragic. It's the night when people fear the darkness and beware the moonlight. It's the night they say he came home. For tonight, two very different people receive invitations to a very special party. They will be charged with surviving the night in the most horrifying haunted house imaginable. The guests: the Monstrous Midnight and The Dark Knight Detective. The host: The Joker. Welcome to Halloween in Gotham City.