It's Alex's 1st day of junior high and everything goes wrong! She can't decide what to wear. Her mother packs her lunch in a Troll lunchbox.
HELP! Now that Alex Mack has her superpowers under control, she can stop a thief in her tracks. But when she does, her sister Annie is furious! Alex risked exposing her secret powers in public--which is dangerous. So Annie offers Alex a dare she can't refuse: just try getting through one day without using her powers.... It's not easy when you're a hopeless klutz. Alex can't even handle her mom's lawn sale without a humongis fall. How easy it would be to just zap things out of her way! To make matters worse, the shoplifter she caught is Rhonda Clarke, one of the most popular girls in school! Now Rhonda is determined to get even. Will Alex be able to stop her and win the bet? Can she go back to being plain, old Alex Mack?
Sabrina's Aunt Vesta drops by the Spellman household with a shocking announcement: After a whirlwind romance, Vesta has decided to try a life of marital bliss-with a mortal. But Vesta hasn't told her fiance that his future wife is a licensed witch. If he finds out her supernatural secret, he might get a major case of the pre-wedding jitters. So Sabrina gives her aunt a crash course on doing chores the mortal way, using both hands instead of the point of a finger. Meanwhile, Aunt Zelda and Aunt Hilda are planning the most abnormal nuptials ever-they have to fool the groom and his mortal friends, even though they doubt their impulsive sister will actually make it to the altar. But pretending to be mortal isn't Vesta's only problem. She's afraid that an old curse on the Spellman family will doom her to be unlucky in love. Now, Sabrina's on a quest to save true love-but will a magic-less Aunt Vesta make it to her own honeymoon?
"Off the rack gives me hives. "-- Cordelia, "Out of Mind, Out of Sight"The Scoobies are used to being personally affected when demonic nasties come to Sunnydale. And they're used to strange things happening at Sunnydale High -- after all, the place is built over the Hellmouth. But they've sealed the Hellmouth, so they don't think anything's out of the ordinary when items to be sold at the first annual band fund-raising rummage sale are stored in the school basement. . . which, one might recall, is directly above that Hellmouth. Once the rummage sale begins, it's clear the stuff for sale is far from ordinary. People seem to be strangely affected by the items they're buying -- things from undemonic homes, donated by undemonic people. So the reactions these items are producing are, to say the least, unexpected. Willow's acting weird. So's Xander. And even Buffy's mom bought something. . . . The situation quickly spins out of control, and the school has to be quarantined. . . leaving Buffy and Giles to sort things out before whatever demon this is sells them down the river.
This second volume of our Buffy omnibus series collects many of the best Buffy comics to see print. As we follow the newly-chosen slayer from Los Angeles to Sunnydale and through her parents' divorce - with Dawn in tow - the souled vampire Angel makes his first appearance and the not-so-souled Spike and Drusilla cleave a bloody path towards the West Coast. This collection includes the critically acclaimed graphic novel Ring of Fire and the miniseries A Stake to the Heart, and reflects the Season One to Season Three timeline of the cult-hit TV series. A fitting companion to Joss Whedon's comics-based relaunch of the show.
Alex had a dog-waking business. the business had become so successful, taking notes to keep track of everything was an absolute necessity. Suddenly, the business starts losing its clients. Will the mystery be solved?
"No one could find this probe unless they knew where to look.--" Kathryn frowned. The probe was wedged into a cleft where the rock ledge curved under. "But how do we get it out?" She did not add what else she was thinking. Without falling.
Dangerous Desires "Fires and floods, muggings and lost kids." Phoebe shuddered. She had awakened in a great mood, but the news reports in the paper and on TV had demolished it. Natural disaster and human malevolence waged a relentless war against the helpless. At least the Charmed Ones could fight the demonic evil they encountered. "Are you okay?" Concerned, Piper rested a hand on Phoebe's knee. "Yeah, it's just that-I wish my visions weren't so selective because then we could keep more of this awful stuff from happening." Phoebe's stomach suddenly heaved with nausea, and a rush of dizziness made her head spin. Her coffee mug slipped from her hand as she gasped and doubled over. "Phoebe!" Piper threw her arms around her stricken sister and let the mug land on the carpet. "What is it?" Prue jumped from her chair and knelt down by the sofa. "A vision?"
Three sister witches. Two magical sons. One evil ex-husband. Countless demons, baddies, and all-around evildoers vanquished. It all adds up to eight seasons of Charmed, the witchy, wonderful hit television show from Aaron Spelling. This, the second volume of the only authorized companion guide to Charmed, contains everything you need to know about the sexiest supernatural show of all time. Covering seasons six, seven, and eight, the final season, VOLUME 2 lets you inside the enchanted world of Phoebe, Paige, and Piper! Exclusive in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, a prologue by Aaron Spelling, an introduction by executive producer Brad Kern, episode guides, character profiles, and notable quotes.
A brittle tension gripped the room as Paige sat up and flexed her fingers. She hesitated, and then boldly thrust out her hand. Remote!" Leo frowned when nothing happened. A moment later the remote control slowly dissolved into orb particles, which drifted into Paige's hand and slowly re-formed. At first glance the device seemed fine. On closer inspection, she noticed that the lettering formed nonsense words and the buttons were out of line. "Oh, boy," she winced. "That's definitely worse than yesterday." "Which is what I wanted to find out." Leo kept his tone matter-of-fact when the three sisters looked to him for clarification. "Something happened to start the power drain in the first place, and whatever it was, it happened to each of you again since yesterday." The girls looked baffled. "Nothing happened," Paige insisted. "Yes, it did," Leo said firmly. "Nothing else can account for the diminished powers and the excessive physical and emotional side effects you're all experiencing. You've all encountered something in the past few days that you've never run into before. "And whatever it was, you came into contact with it twice."
Shadows of tomorrow from the past are sown. On shifting sands and sorrows, veiled in mist or set in stone... Paige Matthews is accustomed to the requirements of her job as a social worker, and she's willing to endure substandard pay, long hours, and emotional drain. After all, she wants to make a difference -- sometimes in a non-Charmed capacity. But she is unprepared for the anger and rage she encounters in Todd Corman, a young boy who has been bounced from caregiver to caregiver for so long that he doesn't trust authority. Still, Paige is sympathetic and determined to break through. But when Phoebe stops by the agency for a quick hello, she is rocked by a vision that involves Todd. Strangely, the vision is shrouded in fog. After some investigation, Leo explains that this particular mist has nothing to do with the weather, but rather suggests that Todd's fate may not be set in stone. Todd has been targeted, and if the Charmed Ones are going to reverse destiny, they're going to have to race against the clock!
00* SNAkES. "Ahh! Ahh!" Doreen shifted from one foot to another to avoid a mass of wiggling green, yellow, and black snakes. She was terrified and fell into Larry's arms. "Okay, dear. Time to go." Larry slung Doreen's arm over his shoulder and helped her stumble forward. He started into the next tunnel and stopped dead. "I hope there's another way back." "Me too." Paige shone her flashlight inside the narrow stone corridor. The passage floor was covered with snakes. Several began shedding their skins. "Cross-country," Tammy said, taking charge. Ignoring the snakes sliding out of the rock pile, she climbed it. "This way." Paige let Joyce and Daniel go first, then steadied Larry as he carried Doreen up the rock pile. When Paige reached the top, she realized that cutting through the woods was only a slightly better alternative than taking the tunnels. The ground was alive with thousands of writhing snakes.
SPIRIT OF THE WOLF. In the untouched forests, A magic beast appears. A savior of the land -- Or symbol of deepest fears! At a remote resort in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a tree bursts into flames, an animal skull oozes blood, and a wolf threatens to attack, then vanishes like a ghost. The police suspect a nearly extinct Native American group that was forced off the resort's land long ago. Others blame the owners of the resort for defiling sacred tribal lands. Phoebe and Paige arrive for a pre-opening weekend and some sisterly bonding, but are soon drawn into danger by incidents both natural and unnatural. A powerful shaman holds the key to the mystery with his secret knowledge -- knowledge that is shared by the wolf haunting the land. The sisters call upon Piper, Leo, and Cole for guidance -- and summon all their powers to confront a demon as cunning as any they have ever encountered!
A portal opened -- as a means for amends -- leaves a vengeful spirit to roam. Helping him cross over is the only way, To restore peace within the home. It's Halloween, and Piper is busy decorating the Manor, which has become the neighborhood hot spot on the most bewitching night of the year. Meanwhile, Paige decides to use the party as a chance to honor the dead. She casts a spell that creates a portal for a clan of leprechauns...and other wandering spirits. The guests are thrilled and impressed with the realistic effects, but Phoebe, Piper, and Paige soon realize that they have a big trick to deal with: one not-so-friendly ghost going out of his way to turn the Manor into a haunted house. The Charmed Ones must stop this evil soul with a vengeance before he takes the life of one experienced ghost hunter who knows his story and has met him before....
8 short stories based on the hit TV series Charmed.
Alexander stood his ground as the boys slowed and stopped ... "You don't expect us to believe you're going to take the blame for smashing that bookcase without trying to get back at us, do you?" Kim's eyes narrowed in a dark scowl. "Believe what you want," Alexander countered. "Don't play dumb with us, Alexander," Bernard snapped. "No self-respecting Klingon would let us off the hook." "That's right. Don't you Klingons have this thing about defending your honor." Bernard put a ridiculing emphasis on the word that made Alexander bristle. Still, he held his temper even as the impatient fury sparked. "You don't know anything about honor, Bernard." "Maybe you don't, either." Jeremy took a daring step forward. "Maybe you didn't snitch because you knew we'd do something about it." Gritting his teeth, Alexander fought the terrible, burning desire to rip the smug, challenging sneer off Jeremy's face.
Poor Sabrina! She breaks a mirror and prepares herself for seven years of bad luck...until the Quizmaster tells her otherwise. Witches get seven days of bad luck-right now! "Well, how bad could that be?" Sabrina wonders. But soon Sabrina realizes this week, of all weeks, is not going to be what she expected. Something else is at work here...something bigger than herself, her family...and her magic! Eight short stories-a different disaster each day! -by bestselling Sabrina, the Teenage Witch authors.
A horse is a horse.... Staying on a horse is hard, and learning to ride is even harder. Especially when, for her Phys Ed beginner equitation class, Sabrina is assigned to ride a cranky and lame critter. His name? Mission Impossible. Uh-oh. If Sabrina can't learn basic horsemanship in the next two weeks, snobby classmate Debra will snicker, and worse, Sabrina's horse might be sold to a run-down rental stable. There's no time for horsing around. Looks like this might be an impossible mission for Sabrina, until Mission Impossible starts talking!
When Alex took a job at the local grocery store to earn a little extra money, she thought it would be a piece of cake! But it turns out to be a cake (the one that Alex's mom has ordered as a surprise for George) that gets her into trouble. Now she's stuck-frozen like a popsicle-after morphing in the store's freezer to retrieve it. Worse, she's right next to the blocks of ice being stored there for a Paradise Valley Chemical Plant experiment. And the ice is about to be picked up by the plant! Alex needs help-and fast. Can Annie and Ray find her in time and thaw her out? Or will Alex end up on ice for good?
Winner Lose All! Alex can't wait to try out for the Junior High Olympic Team. She's all hyped up and going for the gold. But the trouble begins when she makes the team with a record-breaking jump--with a little help from her secret powers. Now, all eyes are on Alex-including Danielle Atron's. Everyone expects Alex to carry the team to victory. Even worse, she's so supercharged that everyone near her is zapped with static electricity. Alex is trapped! She's glowing like a lamp, and her secret powers are berserk. She can't compete--and she can't back out. Her secret powers won't be secret for long--unless she takes one desperate gamble....
When Louis Driscoll's grandfather retires, he gives his gold-mining claim to Louis' father. The Driscolls invite Alex and her friends on a camping trip in the desert to help pan for the gold. Soon everyone's got the fever, eagerly looking for the sparkling flakes and nuggets. But someone doesn't want them to stay. Their tent collapses, the campsite is trashed, and the gold they found is missing. To top it all off, there's a mysterious message scrawled in the dirt: GET OUT! Has a gold-protecting ghost really come back to haunt the Driscolls? Or is someone just trying to get to the gold first by playing games?
Sabrina's throwing a Halloween party with a B movie monster theme. But only Harvey and Jenny show up. Everyone else is at Libby's super-secret "surprise" Halloween affair. Libby's winning the popularity game-until Sabrina's mischievous Aunt Vesta, a real witch, invites some of her friends over for a genuine monster bash! Soon everyone is partying at Sabrina's, where the zombies, mummy, Wolfman and Frankenstein's monster are stealing the show. Sabrina's busy trying to keep her friends from learning the truth. That's when Libby discovers the magic pantry and meets the young warlock who can help her create some havoc of her own. Suddenly the party's out of control, and Sabrina's cover as a normal teenager is about to be blown!
Sabrina throws a Halloween party with a B-movie monster theme--but her Aunt Vesta invites a mischievous warlock, and the party gets out of control.
It's the White Oak Holiday Food Festival, and Mary-Kate and Ashley are creating their own restaurant called Sugar and Spice as part of a school competition.
Sabrina's down on her luck, just when she needs it most--until she finds a magic spell that promises to change her old rabbit's foot into a real lucky charm. Suddenly everything's going her way! But Sabrina forgot to read the fine print in the spell book--and now she'll have to pay the price before her luck runs out.
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