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Will Christina finally escape the evil clutches of the Schooner Inne--or will she succumb to its fiery pull?The final book in the Fog, Snow, and Fire trilogy finds Christina at the end of her seventh-grade school year--in just eighteen days the semester will end, freeing her from the terrible Schooner Inne and the Shevvingtons, her creepy hosts. In just eighteen days she'll be back home on her beloved Burning Fog Island for the summer. And since the Shevvingtons may be moving out of town next year, Christina may finally be safe and free of them forever. But then Christina begins sleepwalking, and doing odd things like leaving lit candles around the house, carrying around pockets full of matches, and doodling flames into her textbooks--or so claim the Shevvingtons. Can Christina survive the Shevvington's insane tricks until the school year ends? Or will the Shevvingtons use all eighteen days to make Christina's life a living--and fiery--hell? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Christina knows the Shevvingtons have left a trail of hollowed-out, lost girls in mental hospitals across the country, and she has seen the secret files that prove it. But the Shevvingtons are determined to destroy the evidence -- and Christina. This time, they'll use fire. They stuff her pocketbook full of matchbooks, scribble flames over her class notes -- anything they can do to make it look like Christina is obsessed with fire and a danger to herself and others. With summer vacation and safety just weeks away, Christina must make one last desperate attempt to keep her sanity -- and her life.
On a Wednesday afternoon, 15-year-old Danna Press's life turns into a nightmare as a huge orange fireball emerges from the top of the canyon. So begins her long, terrifying, and life-altering road to safety.
Will the California wildfires bring Danna the summer excitement she craves?In the Southern California suburb of Pinch Canyon, among the swimming pools and tennis courts, fifteen-year-old Danna Press finds her summer life so dull she longs for some cinematic excitement. A kidnapping? An earthquake? A presidential assassination attempt? Even the scary wildfires she watches on TV, raging in nearby Los Angeles, seem like they would liven things up. Though the wildfires are miles away with little to no chance of coming near her home, Danna has a contingency evacuation plan in place--her kittens and the neighbor's horses first, her brother Hall, second. Her parents are safely at work. But in an instant the fire expands and threatens everything Danna and the other Pinch Canyon residents hold dear. In an action-packed hour and a half, minute by minute, the wildfires will alter the lives of everyone who lives and works in Pinch Canyon--including seventeen-year-old Elony, a recent immigrant, and her young charge, Geoffrey; handsome teenager Beau Severyn and his awkward little sister, Elisabeth; and the firefighters themselves. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Saturday, 5:10 P.M. Sixteen-year-old Heidi Landseth is alone in her isolated home near New York City. 5:15 P.M. Across town, seventeen-year-old Patrick Farquhar, a volunteer rescue worker, longs to prove himself in a real emergency. 5:41 P.M. A deafening roar fills the air and the sky glows red. Flight #116, a jumbo jet en route to New York, has crashed in the woods behind Heidi's house. Mustering strength and courage she never knew she had, Heidi-alone at first, and then with Patrick and hundreds of others-works to help the suffering and dying victims. It is a night that will change her life.
The tragedy of Flight #116 will be life-altering--for those who surviveSeventeen-year-old Patrick is a junior EMT, fully qualified to deliver babies and give CPR. But in high school, he still needs a hall pass to leave class, which, in his estimation, is ridiculous. Also ridiculous is the fact that he can't be a full-time EMT yet. He needs a way to show everyone he's an adult, like the cops and paramedics he admires.Heidi's family owns the Dove House estate, with its beautiful grounds, at the edge of town. She has all the advantages money can buy, but can't seem to make good grades or fit in with her private school classmates. Should happiness be so hard to achieve?Daniel and Tucker are flying to their father's wedding. He's remarrying, to a woman who is not their mother. Daniel is angry. Angry at his parents for splitting up, angry at his younger brother, Tucker, for turning into such a little creep after the divorce, angry at his counselors for being idiots.Each of these teenagers has something to prove. To their parents, to their town, to themselves. And they all get the chance when Flight #116 crashes in the woods on the Dove House estate. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Will Maine's historic Schooner Inne Bed and Breakfast be a safe haven for the island kids boarding during the school year--or the end of them all?Christina Romney is thirteen, with a personality that matches her unruly but charming tri-colored hair. She is about to start seventh grade, and for kids from Maine's Burning Fog Island, that means leaving their little white schoolhouse for regular classrooms and life on the mainland. Everyone assures Christina it will be a fantastic year. Mainland school offers great advantages, after all: extracurricular activities other than boating and fishing, a gym, a cafeteria, and more kids her age. Best of all, this year the boarding students will live at the historic Schooner Inne, a former sea captain's house (and now a bed and breakfast) recently bought by the school's charismatic new principal and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Shevvington.But Christina is apprehensive. She adores the wildness and excitement of her island life. Boarding with her island friends will surely help: Anya, a beautiful senior, fifteen-year-old Benji, the aspiring lobsterman, and his crush-worthy younger brother Michael. But Christina's apprehension sharpens when Benji and Michael aren't as friendly as they used to be on the island, and Anya starts acting so strangely it seems she is slowly losing her mind. Christina is increasingly certain the Shevvingtons are behind all of these changes. But no one else can see the Shevvingtons' eerie behavior--not other teachers, not her parents, not even her fellow island kids. Is Anya the one going crazy in the Schooner Inne--or is it Christina? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
You can get lost in the fog. In the fog things can happen that no one sees. Mr. Shevvington, the handsome principal. Mrs. Shevvington, the dedicated teacher. Who better for Christina and Anya to board with while attending school on the mainland? But something evil is happening at the Shevvington's house. Anya is slowly losing her mind, and Christina knows that the Shevvingtons are behind it. Now they are turning their attention to her. "You don't know yourself, Christina", they tell her. "You cannot admit that you are a very disturbed child".
Annie Lockwood is testing Time. She's traveled through it before, but always at Time's bidding. Now she is asking Time to take her to the year 1899, when Strat is in Cairo. But Time doesn't like to be tested. In what feels like a cruel joke, Annie is transported to ancient Egypt, thousands of years before Strat was born -- to a world far removed from the one she knows. Meanwhile, in 1899, Strat is photographing the same pyramids that Annie walks among. But while Strat eagerly awaits Annie's arrival, another visitor arrives: his father, Hiram Stratton, Sr. , has come to Egypt to collect his son. Powerless, Annie and Strat both look to Time. Can its force, which brought them together once, help them find each other again? From the Hardcover edition.
A secret that could destroy two legendary families threatens to change the course of true love in Caroline B. Cooney's mesmerizing novelAnnabel Jayquith and Daniel Ransom meet at a party. They fall instantly in love, unaware that their lives are inextricably bound together by the crime that shocked a nation.Daniel is the high-profile son of a slain US senator who had presidential ambitions. Annabel is the daughter of a billionaire businessman. Like Daniel, Annabel is haunted by the discovery of her family history--a past she never knew existed.Annabel is rich and beautiful, but eighteen-year-old Jade O'Keeffe is poor and alone. She hates her mother, the fabulously successful TV talk-show host Theodora Jayquith, for giving her up for adoption. But most of all, she hates Annabel, Theodora's spoiled, much-loved niece. And Jade is going to make them all pay.As Daniel's search for the truth about his father's unsolved murder puts him in the crosshairs of Jade's revenge, a killer slips from the shadows. Now a secret that could bury two powerful families could also destroy Annabel and Daniel's growing love.
When Meghan and West first played Freeze Tag with Lannie, it was no ordinary game. Because when Lannie tagged someone, they really froze. Now Meghan, West, and Lannie are in high school, and Meghan and West are in love, the perfect couple. But Lannie is determined to have West for her very own... And if she doesn't get her way, she'll freeze Meghan... to death.
"Suppose that you really could freeze somebody"There always was something a little off about Lannie, but when she poses the question during a game of freeze tag--"Suppose that you really could freeze somebody"--Meghan and Tuesday think she's joking and just being her usual weird self. But Lannie's freezing power horrifyingly turns out to be anything but a game. To save Meghan and Tuesday from Lannie, popular neighborhood boy West Trevor must make a desperate deal--a deal that will affect the course of their lives in ways none of them could ever have predicted. Years later, the memory of Lannie's power has been dismissed as a childhood fantasy. Meghan and West have become the kind of desperately-in-love high school couple that fuels teenage fantasies. When a jealous Lannie reminds them of her terrifying secret power, West is forced to hold up his end of the bargain made all those years ago--and Meghan will pay the price. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
After rescuing her younger brother abandoned at a busy airport by their divorced father, fifteen-year-old Lily finds her faith in God sorely tested as she struggles to rescue herself from the bitterness and anger she feels.
From the author of The Face on the Milk Carton comes a novel about romance and love. Sometimes there is heartbreak, but there can also be happily ever after. Teen girls will follow the complexities of dating, and the difference between falling in love, being in love, and really loving someone, portrayed in this inventive novel.When 16-year-old Kelly Williams's best friend, Faith, declares that she will stop playing games and find a real romance, Kelly watches from the sidelines and takes note. She sees Faith, as well as other friends, her brother, and even her parents attempt to play the game of love in their own unique ways. Kelly decides to create an actual game--one that captures the way people behave--and in the process it teaches them a thing or two about what can be considered winning when it comes to matters of the heart.
Anaxandra is taken from her birth island at age 6 by King Nicander to be a companion to his crippled daughter, Princess Callisto. Six years later, her new island is sacked by pirates and she is the sole survivor. Alone with only her Medusa figurine, she reinvents herself as Princess Callisto when Menelaus, great king of Sparta, lands with his men. He takes her back to Sparta with him where Helen, his beautiful wife, does not believe that the red-headed child is Princess Callisto. Although fearful of the half-mortal, half-goddess Helen, Anaxandra is able to stay out of harm's way--until the Trojan princes Paris and Aeneas arrive. Paris and Helen's fascination with each other soon turns to passion and plunges Sparta and Troy into war. Can Anaxandra find the courage to reinvent herself once again, appease the gods, and save herself? In Caroline B. Cooney's epic tale of one girl's courage and will to survive, Anaxandra learns that home is where you make it and identity goes deeper than just your name. From the Hardcover edition.
Alison has never had a boyfriend-- or even a date! She plays piano with a band and spends her weekends performing at parties and dances. She works hard, and she has no time for anything except school and work. When she meets Ted it looks like an impossible relationship. Ted is just as busy as she is. And they don't even go to the same school. Still, he asks for Alison's phone number, and Alison begins to hope that maybe--just maybe--her life is going to change. ...
A young high school student is so dedicated to her music that she has no time for the romance she secretly craves--until she meets someone who seems to like her just the way she isHe loves me . . .Fifteen-year-old Alison Holland dreams of becoming a professional musician. No sacrifice is too great when it comes to her music--even if it means giving up extracurricular activities like dating and hanging out with friends.Alison is overjoyed when she gets her first professional gig. Soon, she's playing at events all over town. But lately, she's starting to wonder how it would feel to go to a party as someone's girlfriend instead of the keyboard player. She's feeling lonely and left out, especially when the night of the big dance arrives--and she doesn't have a date.Then, at a wedding, Alison meets Ted Mollison, a photographer. He seems to really get her--to understand her dreams and ambitions. But is he more interested in his camera than in romance?A book for anyone who has ever felt like they're different, He Loves Me Not is about fitting in and branching out . . . and being loved for who you are.
Brit has had her driver's license only 11 days when her parents drop her off to stay at her grandmother's house for two weeks while they go on vacation. Little do they know Brit is headed for a three-state road trip with Nannie to pick up her college roommates, Florence, Aurelia, and Daisy, and bring them to their alma mater for their 65th--and most likely final--reunion. A reluctant recruit at first, Brit is anxious as well as annoyed when she finds herself responsible for her fragile passengers. But things change as she sits behind the wheel up front and listens to "the girls" in the backseat laugh and reminisce about their 65 years of friendship. Inspired by their lifelong loyalty, Brit is willing to do whatever it takes to get the former college roommates to their reunion safely. From bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, a heartwarming look at friendship, both young and old. "From the Hardcover edition. "
A high school senior develops a major crush on a younger guy in Caroline B. Cooney's tender, funny story about falling in loveSeventeen-year-old Holly Carroll hates the cold weather--sometimes she thinks she's going to die of winter. She lives in New Hampshire, where snow's a staple and everyone's gearing up for the annual Ice Sculpture Festival. What Holly wants for Christmas this year is a boyfriend. In Bermuda. Then one day, she notices Jamie Winter. He's nice, cool, and really good looking. He's also sixteen--her younger brother's age.Her friends want to know how Holly can even think about dating a junior. All Holly knows is that she and Jamie have a great time together. He's not only fun, he's sensitive. And whip smart. But that doesn't stop her friends from trying to set her up. Suddenly, dateless Holly has prospects, like the twenty-one-year-old college man who drives a silver Corvette. And there's handsome, popular Pete Stein, who suddenly seems interested. But no one can compare to Jamie. Is Holly willing to risk the scorn of her classmates--and her whole school--to be with the boy she loves?
When Kit's ex-stepmother shoves the little one into her arms and takes off, Kit's world is reversed. She must save herself and the baby from the people who want it.
My ex-stepmother just handed me a baby, and she's driving away.When Kit Innes's estranged ex-stepmother, Dusty, unexpectedly drives up and pushes a large cloth-covered parcel into Kit's arms, Kit doesn't know what to expect. Especially when the bundle turns out to be a tiny, adorable baby. A tiny, adorable, mysterious baby boy. Whose baby is it? Where did Dusty go and when will she be back? Is the baby Kit's half-sibling? Before these questions can be answered, a strange man comes after the infant, revealing a bigger mystery than just the baby's identity. Along with her best friend Shea, her maybe-boyfriend Rowen, and his little sister, Muffin, Kit will be forced to risk everything to keep the anonymous boy safe. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Choicesdomatter and forgivenessispossible. Jack Fountain knows that what's happened to his family sounds like the most horrible soap opera anyone could ever write. But it happened--to Jack; his parents; his sisters, Smithy and Madison. And to his baby brother, Tris. What made it worse was that the media wanted to know every detail. Now it's almost Tris's third birthday, and everything's starting again. Aunt Cheryl, who's living with the Fountain children now that their parents are gone, has decided that they will heal only if they work through their pain--on camera. The very identities they've created for themselves are called into question. In less than twenty-four hours their fate will change yet again, but this time they vow to not be exploited and to discover the truth. In this gripping thriller, Caroline B. Cooney details how love, devotion, and forgiveness make resilience--and recovery--possible. From the Hardcover edition.
A high school junior finds her ideal boyfriend, only to feel stifled by their constant togetherness.
A high school junior finds the perfect boyfriend . . . but is he too good to be true?Chapman High juniors Fraser and Annie have been best friends forever. They're each missing only one critical thing: the right boyfriend. Then Annie meets Price. And Fraser meets the guy of her dreams.Gorgeous, sensitive, and considerate, Michael is the perfect boyfriend. Before long, he and Fraser are spending every free minute together. But that's the trouble--Fraser has no time for herself. She's starting to give things up for him, like the Madrigal choir she loves. Worst of all, she's drifting away from her friends. She feels smothered, as if she can't make a move without Michael--as if she's losing her life. And the same thing is happening to Annie . . .I'm Not Your Other Half tells a story of friendship and romance, first dates and first love. It's also a novel about the choices and compromises we make, asking the question, Can anyone ever really be perfect?
In this riveting and emotional conclusion to the thriller-romance Janie series, that started with The Face on the Milk Carton, all will be revealed as readers find out if Janie and Reeve's love has endured, and whether or not the person who brought Janie and her family so much emotional pain and suffering is brought to justice.
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