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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling adventure Seven Wonders! The Tomb of Shadows is the third in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling Lost in Babylon and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends in a life-or-death race to the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. In the rubble of this Wonder of the Ancient World, they have to face down their own demons and engage in an epic battle with foes long gone. But when promises are broken, blood is spilled--and the Select are left with no choice but to destroy the one thing that might have saved them all.Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, praised Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series!"
From the lost Journals of the Seven Wonders saga comes the story of Burt Wenders--one of the first of the chosen kids to be marked as "The Select." In this thrilling prequel to Book 1, delve into the mystery and the magic of Seven Wonders, the brand-new adventure series from Peter Lerangis, the bestselling author of several books in the 39 Clues series. It's the year 1894, and thirteen-year-old Burt and his father are on an archaeological expedition gone wrong. After a tumultuous boat ride, Burt and the archaeologists find themselves stranded on what seems to be a deserted island. That is, seems to be deserted until Burt starts hearing music that no one else can hear . . . and blacking out with no explanation. Maybe there is something to Burt's father's expedition after all? All but tortured by his surroundings, Burt ventures to find out. He can only hope to survive.
The child she loves...Mallory Forrester's six-year-old daughter needs a transplant. But Liddy Bea has already rejected Mallory's kidney, and no one else in their immediate family is a viable donor.strong>The child he's never seen...There's only one person left to turn to-Liddy's father. Mallory hasn't seen him in seven years. The problem is, Connor O'Rourke doesn't know he's a father. Yet Mallory will beg him on bended knee if it means saving her child's life.And Connor? Despite the way things ended between him and Mallory, he'd like the chance to be a dad....
The true adventures of Herr Harrer who spent 7 years in the Himalayan country after escaping an internment camp in 1943.
"The book that inspired Bared to You."--Sylvia Day"Day plays on sensual themes with a lush grace."--RT Book ReviewsSeven years ago, on the eve of her wedding, Lady Jessica Sheffield witnessed a scene so scandalous she could not erase it from her memory. Shocked, yet strangely titillated, she nevertheless walked down the aisle into a life serene yet unremarkable. But what she kept hidden fueled wildly imaginative and very illicit dreams. . ."Her books are a luxury every woman deserves."--Teresa MedeirosAlistair Caulfield ran far from the temptation of the prim debutante--all the way to the West Indies. As a successful merchant, he has little in common with the rakehell youth Jessica once knew. But when newly widowed Jessica steps aboard his ship for a transatlantic passage, seven years' worth of denied pleasures are held in check by nothing more than a few layers of silk--and the certainty that surrender will consume them both. . .With a special letter from Sylvia Day
In the final book of the Tillerman saga, Dicey is robbed of her money and her trust by a drifter named "Cisco". In her time of need, Dicey turns to her family and to Jeff Green to find the strength to turn this failure into triumph.
"At seventeen, Elsie Edwards, once the fat girl of fifth grade, later slender but insecure in ninth grade, now has boyfriend problems that once would have seemed too good to be true."
When it comes to teen beauty advice, no brand is more trusted than Seventeen, the #1 best-selling monthly teen magazine. Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty is a girl's handbook to celebrating her natural beauty. It's packed with clear, customized service that helps make the most of her skin tone, her face shape, her hair texture, and her style! Each chapter is filled with detailed how-tos, amazing inspiration, and awesome advice from Seventeen's editors and the Beauty Smarties, our real-girl beauty experts, to help the reader have fun with her look!.Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty is broken down into three main sections: makeup, hair, and a resource guide. Makeup is organized by five beauty vibes--Girly, Boho, Classic, Glam, and Edgy--and shows you how to look great for any occasion (school, weekend, party, date). Each vibe offers exclusive makeup looks from Seventeen's Beauty Smarties, insider secrets from celeb experts, and an inspiration board filled with runway, red carpet, and real girl ideas. Hair is organized by styles: braids and twists, waves and curls, updos and buns, sleek and straight, and ponytails. Each chapter includes easy-to-do styles for every occasion, a Smarties spotlight, celeb tricks, and an inspiration board. The book ends with comprehensive resource guides to getting clear skin and great nails--and gives detailed info on getting ready for a big event, like prom or sweet sixteen.
In Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys, the magazine's trusted editors and its knowledgeable "Hot Guys Panel" give girl's a must-have manual that gives them guys' perspectives on flirting, hooking up, dating, relationships, and falling in love.The book gives answers to burning questions, like:What does his text really mean?Does he likes you...or not?What flirting moves do guys like and don't?Plus many more!The book also gives girls the scoop on hooking up, how to drop the "L-bomb," and the best ways to deal with a breakup. Featuring the magazine's Hot Guy Panel, Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys is illustrated by hundreds of photos, and includes interactive quizzes and lessons on love and dating from real guys.
No brand is more trusted among teens and young women than Seventeen. The monthly magazine's more than 13 million devoted readers know it is the place to learn about what matters most to a girl--and fashion is at the top of the list! Packed with amazing clothes and indispensable style advice, Seventeen's Ultimate Guide to Style is the book readers will turn to again and again for fashion inspiration. Seventeen's Ultimate Guide to Style is all about teaching young women to cultivate their own unique style. The book draws advice from the magazine's editors, real-girl style experts, Hollywood stylists, and celebrity fashion icons. Its chapters explore seven timeless fashion vibes: Classic, Edgy, Girly, Glam, Sporty, Artsy, and Boho. Each section breaks down all a girl needs to know about mastering the look and giving it her personal twist. Throughout its beautifully illustrated pages, the book also provides young women with endless ideas to maximize their wardrobe, stretch their dollar, and make everyday basics work in hundreds of ways. Seventeen's Ultimate Guide to Style is an indispensable resource for young fashionistas everywhere.
Want some major motivation to dream big and take on your next challenge? Inspiring True Teen Stories brings together some of the most moving reader stories ever printed in the pages of Seventeen magazine. These eleven girls reveal how they faced life's most difficult obstacles--and came out stronger. One girl shares how she overcame a terrifying injury, while another explains how she confronted head-on the racism in her town. One reader describes what it's like to go to rehab even before you're out of high school, while another tells the story of rescuing a drowning victim. Each of these compelling accounts will inspire you to face life in a whole new way.
Until the summer before college, Angie Morrow didn't really date. Her mother didn't like her to go out much. But no one -- not even Angie's mother -- can resist the charm of strikingly handsome Jack Duluth. His good looks grab Angies's attention from the moment in June when Jack throws Angie a smile at McKight's drugstore. And on their first date sailing under the stars -- when Jack leans in and whispers to Angie, "You look nice with the wind in your hair," the strange new feeling s begin. Tingles, prickles, warmth: the tell-tale signs of romance. It's the beginning of an unforgettable summer for Angie, full of wonder, warmth, tears, challenge, and love. Maureen Daly had created a love story so honest that it has withstood the test of time, winning new fans for more than six decades. Today, this classic is enjoyed by many who think of it as the quintessential love story, and as a glimpse of love in the 1940's; a refreshing alternative to modern love stories, reflecting the beauty and innocence of new love.
Parker, the ruthless antihero of Richard Stark's eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in hardboiled noir. Lauded by critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razor-sharp prose style--and adored by fans who turn each intoxicating page with increasing urgency--Stark is a master of crime writing, his books as influential as any in the genre. The University of Chicago Press has embarked on a project to return the early volumes of this series to print for a new generation of readers to discover--and become addicted to. This season's offerings include volumes 7-9 in the series: The Seventh, The Handle, and The Rare Coin Score. In The Seventh, the heist of a college football game goes bad, and the take is stolen by a crazed, violent amateur. Parker must outrun the cops--and the killer--to retrieve his cash. In The Handle, Parker is enlisted by the mob to knock off an island casino guarded by speedboats and heavies, forty miles from the Texas coast. The Rare Coin Score features the first appearance of Claire, who will steal Parker's heister's heart--while together they steal two million dollars of rare coins. "Parker ... lumbers through the pages of Richard Stark's noir novels scattering dead bodies like peanut shells. ... In a complex world [he] makes things simple."--William Grimes,New York Times. "Whatever Stark writes, I read. He's a stylist, a pro, and I thoroughly enjoy his attitude." --Elmore Leonard. "Westlake knows precisely how to grab a reader, draw him or her into the story, and then slowly tighten his grip until escape is impossible."--Washington Post Book World. "Donald Westlake's Parker novels are among the small number of books I read over and over. Forget all that crap you've been telling yourself about War and Peace and Proust--these are the books you'll want on that desert island."--Lawrence Block. Also available from the University of Chicago Press: The Hunter, The Man with the Getaway Face, The Outfit, The Mourner, The Jugger, The Score.
From the Jacket: Ray Bradbury: COME INTO MY CELLAR. Boys! You can raise Giant Mushrooms in your cellar . . . and that's by no means all! Lester Del Rey: RETURN ENGAGEMENT. Something had been lost . . . He couldn't find it anywhere on Earth-for it was elsewhere! Fritz Leiber: THE BEAT CLUSTER. They lived in spaceborne bubbles and feared the Earth-but not as much as old Earth feared them! THE SEVENTH READER EDITED BY FREDERIK POHL Blasting off from a wide variety of plots and themes, these fifteen superb short stories-gleaned from the pages of Galaxy, the world's most widely read science fiction magazine-offer in turn witty and robust humor, pungent satire on modern civilization, tales of the future in which occurrences are less far-fetched than they might at first seem . . . and the view that people were, are, and always will be-people.
The Seventh Gate is the thrilling conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Death Gate Cycle by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman. In this tale of treachery, power, and heroism, Alfred, Haplo, and Marit embark on a journey of death and discovery as they seek to enter the dreaded Seventh Gate. Encountering enemies both old and new, they unleash a magic no power can control, damning themselves to an apocalypse of unimagined proportion in a final struggle between good and evil.From the Paperback edition.
THE FABULOUS FIVE HAS FANTASTIC COMPETITION! Jana Morgan, Melanie Edwards, Beth Barry, Christie Winchell, Katie Shannon ... they're The Fabulous Five. They started out as a club whose secret purpose was to keep up with snobby Taffy Sinclair. Now these five best friends are in the seventh grade, are they ready for the ups and downs of junior high? SEVENTH-GRADE RUMORS When Jana Morgan and the rest of the gang arrive at Wakeman Junior High for the first day of school, they discover that another group of girls has taken over their private hangout. Jana has heard rumors about these girls who call themselves The Fantastic Foursome, and she doesn't expect to become friendly with any of them. But soon she finds herself really liking one of the members of the rival group, and the rest of The Fabulous Five think she's a traitor. Can Jana prove to her old friends that rumors aren't always based on the truth?
Catch up on more than 150 years of baseball's battiest history! This book will take you from the first organized baseball game, in 1846, to the 1990's, from the All-Star Game to the World Series, and from the time of Babe Ruth to the days of Ken Griffey, Junior. Each of the three sections covers a part of baseball's past.
It was a tropical paradise...that hid a relentless evil.Accountant Christine Greggory spends her days in the cool, logical realm of numbers. In her dreams, though, she's tormented by blood-soaked visions of frenzied rituals and haunted by the undead. The terrors from her nightmares seep into her waking life when a mysterious message from her estranged father lures her to his Caribbean home.Christine's father is missing, and Reid St. Pierre, her stepbrother, is the only person who can help her. But can she trust him? If his stepfather dies, Reid gains a fortune. And can she trust herself with him? The passion Reid stirs in Christine is as powerful as the Vodun drums that beat through the sweltering nights.Determined to track her father on her own, Christine finds herself in terrible danger. The closer she gets to the truth, the more convinced she becomes that Reid is behind her father's disappearance-and that the man she's fallen in love with is trying to kill her.Previously published.
With the words of a retired, disgraced police officer ringing in their ears, Nic Costa and his colleagues embark upon the fifth book in the series, The Seventh Sacrament . The book sees Costa and his colleagues facing the revival of a cold case which Leo Falcone first tackled as a mid-ranking officer years before. A former archaeology professor has been released from jail after serving a long sentence for the murder of a student he believed responsible for the disappearance of his son. But the events ...
A fading papyrus, nearly four thousand years old. Within it lie the clues to a fabulous treasure from an almost forgotten time. ... a riddle that becomes a savage battle across the unforgiving terain of North Africa. When her husband is brutally murdered , Beautiful half-English, half-Egyptian Royan Al Simmu is forced to seek refuge in England. With eminent archaeologist Nicholas Quenton-Harper she can pick up the pieces of her shattered life and find the courage to return to Ethiopia. For Duraid. For the long dead slave Taita. And for the dreams of an ancient Pharaoh ... Because others will stop at nothing to claim the prize as their own.
Not every sin can be forgiven... Divorcee Meagan Heller thought she was taking the first step toward a new life. Instead, she's stepping into a nightmare... A man has been found brutally murdered in one of San Francisco's most elegant hotels. His face and fingers have been carved away. There is no motive for the crime-only an intimate connection to Meagan that plunges her into a strange night world of suspicion, secrets, and the twisted passions that kill.
The first in the Alvinmaker trilogy based in a nineteenth century America where magic actually works.
Lex Pellier is passionate about only two things in life: her Cluny Museum in Paris. She relishes the idea of discovering a medieval treasure. Unfortunately, her trip to a convent near Lyon, to examine a storehouse of items dating back to the thirteenth century, seems to be turning up little. But then, tucked inside a book, Alex discovers a centuries-old poem. In another book, a series of sketches. To Alex, these items suggest that there may be a seventh, as yet undiscovered tapestry in the world-renowned The Lady and the Unicorn series.
If At First You Don't Succeed It's been seven years since the Seattle Strangler terrorized the city. His victims were all young, pretty, their lifeless bodies found wrapped in a home-sewn white dress. But there was one who miraculously escaped death, just before the Strangler disappeared. . . KillLara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack. What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last. Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her doorstep with shattering news: The Strangler is back. And this time, he's in Austin. . . And Kill Again. . . He's always craved her, even as he killed the others. For so long he's been waiting to unleash the beast within. And this time, he'll prove he holds her life in his hands--right before he ends it forever. . . Praise for the novels of Mary Burton"Will have readers sleeping with the lights on. " --"Publishers Weekly" on "Before She Dies " (starred review) "Terrifying. . . this chilling thriller is an engrossing story. " --"Library Journal " on "Merciless"
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