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The Magnus Chase Coloring Book (A Magnus Chase Book) by Rick Riordan
Alica McKenna-Johnson - 2012
Fifteen-year-old Sara walks into the San Francisco Center for the Circus Arts determined to ignore the freaky things happening to her. As powers she doesn't want and can't control overwhelm her, Sara must decide if she can trust the strangers who say they are her family... descended from a common ancestor four thousand years ago.Sara clings to her contented and well-planned life as a foster kid, successfully working the system, as dreams, powers, and magical creatures drag her towards her destiny. When the ancient evil that killed her parents comes to San Francisco, Sara is forced to choose between her fears and her desire to protect those she loves. Sometimes great things are thrust upon us. Sara wishes this supposed 'greatness' didn't include a new name, unicorns, and catching on fire.Librarian Note: this is an alternate cover edition for ASIN B007AK6DRW.
Jennifer Willis - 2011
Playing sick from school in Portland, she’s casting rune spells during a rare astronomical convergence to bring about a better, happier planet — and hoping her parents don’t find out.What Sally doesn’t know is that the Norse gods are still around, albeit without their divine powers — Odin is a high school principal, and blustering Thor is about to lose yet another job as a photocopier repairman. But Heimdall has the perfect cover as a forest ranger while he and his kin hunt for the newly reincarnated World Tree and try to prevent Ragnarok, the literal end of the world that could be timed to the same alignment of stars.Instead, Sally stumbles across Managarm the Moon Dog, a lost god who seems desperate for her magickal help. But does he really share Sally’s vision of a more peaceful world, or are his intentions much, much darker? And what can she do about the ancient Berserker warriors she accidentally calls up, who pledge their allegiance and then demand junk food runs to Voodoo Doughnut and Burgerville?
From Geek to Goddess
Cathy Hopkins - 2007
As an outgoing Gemini, she finds friendship very important, but she's stuck with a shy, mousy roommate -- plus the school bully seems determined to make her life miserable. Life looks bleak, until she's chosen as a Zodiac Girl. Her life could be about to change for the better. But will Gemma make the right choices to find new friends and fit in?
Book of Souls
Nadine Nightingale - 2018
I am Shepherdstown’s living urban legend. My life, a tale of the macabre. People avoid me like the plague. Well, everyone but my friends. They don’t see the Angel of Death when they look at me. They see poor, broken Nisha—the bully victim, suffering from vicious night terrors and vivid hallucinations. Things take a turn for the worse when Blaze shows up. He’s a too hot, tattooed, bad-ass MMA fighter from London, hell-bent on getting to know me. Since he walked into my miserable life, my hallucinations graduated to a point where I can no longer differentiate between fiction and reality. I am insane. Broken beyond repair. Or so I think until—I uncover a secret from the past—a link between all the deaths, my hallucinations, and my night terrors. It’s then I understand I’m not the Angel of Death. I am something else. Someone else.
Steve Jobs: American Genius
Amanda Ziller - 2012
By pushing boundaries and always thinking one step ahead, Jobs became an icon, equally as famous for his advanced ideas and design aesthetic as his sleek black turtlenecks. What inspired him? How did he do his job? What made him the man he was?Here is Steve Jobs—the innovator, the rebel, the genius—in an incisive biography of a man who changed the world. Also includes quotes from and about Jobs, chronologies detailing Jobs’s achievements, and source notes.
Just Us Kids - Frozen
D. Stewart - 2017
Losing herself in the pages of books about far off places is the closest she’s ever gotten. That is until a birthday gift from her grandparents includes tickets to Alaska. She’s planned every detail and read every book she could to get ready for the journey. But would she be prepared for a real adventure? Lost in the wilderness with just other kids, her skills will be put to the test.
Brandon Rohrbaugh - 2019
When the new girl at Rockport High is found murdered beneath the iconic, Mermaid Cliff, a group of teenagers must hunt for the killer or become the next victims. The town of Rockport is thrown into the national spotlight when the towns first ever murder occurs. With his parents telling him to leave it alone, and the law enforcement looking into him as a possible suspect, Mark recruits the help of some friends to uncover the secrets and hunt for the killer. The discoveries they make will put Mark on a journey that will change his life and the world - forever. Be sure to check out the second book in the series which is available now! Book 3 to be released soon!
Katrina Cope - 2019
Determined to break the mold and help reap warriors for Valhalla, Kara breaks the rules and finds herself in the most dangerous position yet–facing the wrath of Mistress Sigrun and Odin. Or that is what she thinks until she realizes a dragon is stalking her.
Allie Strom and the Ring of Solomon
Justin Sloan - 2015
She hopes for a fresh start despite her mom being overseas with the Army, again. But none of that matters when she discovers that her mom has gone missing. On the same day of her mom’s disappearance, Allie finds the necklace her mom was never without. When the necklace magically teleports her new friend Daniel and her to Central Asia, she learns her necklace contains an ancient magic; the power of the ring of Solomon, which she must use to fight off an army of darkness and a giant with eyes of fire. Most important of all, the necklace appears to be the key to finding her mom.
Robert Pattinson: True Love Never Dies
Josie Rusher - 2009
Follow Pattinson’s meteoric rise to fame, from his early days as a model and his role as Cedric Diggory in the Harry Potter series to his new success as the brooding Edward Cullen. Read all about Robert's interests, his passion for music, and how he feels about becoming a teen heartthrob. Get the inside gossip on the filming of Twilight and his co-stars…as well as plans for the sequel. With all that—and a free pull-out bedroom poster, too—this book has everything!
A Spellbinding Guide to the Films (Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts)
Michael Kogge - 2018
Rowling's wizarding world! This handy handbook has everything fans need to sort hippogriffs from horcruxes, trace the lineage of the most noble wizarding families, explore the different wizarding governments, and study Hogwarts from the early 1900s on. This beautiful guide is the perfect deep dive into Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and how the two worlds are connected, complete with family trees, infographics, and more.
From the Darkness
She was born into a vampire hunting family but when her parents were killed, she was sent to live with a foster family. After ten years of a “normal” life, the monsters from her past have returned. When Grace is attacked the night of the Homecoming Dance, she is taken to the Darkness- a sanctuary for Dark Souls, also known as vampires, that have given up killing humans. But not everyone believes that monsters are capable of good, and a group of Hunters is closing in on the Darkness with only one goal- eliminating it. Grace has been brought to the Darkness at the command of its Premier, William Blackwood. He believes that Grace is the only one that can help save them. William is a centuries-old vampire and therefore Grace’s sworn enemy, but that is not the greatest challenge Grace faces in the Darkness. In a world where nothing is at it seems, Grace must quickly learn who she can trust. She was brought to the Darkness to save it, but it isn’t long before she realizes that the Darkness may destroy her.
Walking the Choctaw Road: Stories from the Heart and Memory of the People
Tim Tingle - 2003
For years, Tim has collected stories of the old folks, weaving traditional lore with stories from everyday life. Walking the Choctaw Road is a mixture of myth stories, historical accounts passed from generation to generation, and stories of Choctaw people living their lives in the here and now.
Omega Beginnings Miniseries
Lizzy Ford - 2015
A five-year-old child with an unusual gift starts a chain reaction when she reanimates a gargoyle, setting the stage for her rise to power a dozen years later as the Oracle of Delphi.Alessandra awakens the grotesque prince from slumber …Mismatch warns the child who will be queen of a family curse …Phoibe turns to her shadow friend for protection …Lantos delivers a message and mission to a priestess …Theodocia chooses serving her goddess over her gladiator boyfriend …Niko wins an audience with a member of the elite …Cleon grants a final favor to his betrayer …Herakles takes an oath to protect a special child with an unusual gift …The fate of the world rests in the hands of a child and the seven strangers who will become her allies and enemies. It’s the beginning of the end – and not even the gods can stop what comes.