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Star Born (Pax / Astra #2)

by Andre Norton

Astra already harbored an earth colony, descended from refugees from the Terra of a previous century. These men and women and, their allies, the native merpeople faced destruction at the hands of the former master race of their planet, Astra. Two youths on their voyage of adulthood discover the former rulers of Astra gathering ancient weaponry and encounter a newly planeted Terran explorer ship seemingly allied with these deadly enemies. Together, the two voyagers and one Terran explorer change the course of their world's future.

Star Bus (Sound Out Chapter Books - Set B-1)

by Matt Sims

Getting to school is a problem when the star bus takes a wrong turn and lands on the wrong planet.

Star Child

by Cathy Hopkins

In this newest addition to the astrology-inspired Zodiac Girls series, 13-year-old Thebe Battye is struggling against powers beyond her control. As a Virgo, she is all about order and neatness, but this is a problem.

Star Child

by James P. Hogan

The girl had always been called Taya.Her companion Kort had always been with her. She accepted these things, and why not- they were her world. But Taya wondered why everything she could see beyond the Window was so different from all the things inside. She also wondered why the stars never changed if her world was really moving the way her metal friend Kort said it was...Could Kort be wrong? That would be very strange, because Kort knew everyrhing, and he was sure they were moving-just as she was sure the stars were not.

The Star-Child

by Oscar Wilde

Playwright, poet, essayist, flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde pack an astonishing amount of work, genius, and controversy into two short decades, producing masterworks in every literary genre. This selection includes almost all of his short stories, including "The Canterville Ghost," "The Fisherman and his Soul," and "The Remarkable Rocket." Alongside THE MODEL MILLIONAIRE, Harper Perennial will publish the short fiction of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, and Stephen Crane to be packaged in a beautifully designed, boldly colorful boxset in the aim to attract contemporary fans of short fiction to these revered masters of the form. Also, in each of these selections will appear a story from one of the new collections being published in the "Summer of the Short Story." A story from Simon Van Booy's forthcoming collection, LOVE BEGINS IN WINTER, will be printed at the back of this volume.

The Star Cloak (Fairy Realm #7)

by Emily Rodda

When Giff the elf comes asking for Jessie's help, she returns to the Realm on a quest to have the fairies mend the Star Cloak in time for Wish Night.

Star Corps

by Ian Douglas

In the future, earth's warriors have conquered the heavens. But on a distant world, Humanity is in chains ... Many millennia ago, the human race was enslaved by the An -- a fearsome alien people whose cruel empire once spanned the galaxies, until they were defeated and consigned to oblivion. But a research mission to the planet Ishtar has made a terrifying -- and fatal -- discovery: the Ahanu, ancestors of the former masters, live on, far from the reach of Earth -- born weapons and technology ... and tens of thousands of captive human souls still bow to their iron will. Now Earth's Interstellar Marine Expeditionary Unit must undertake a rescue operation as improbable as it is essential to humankind's future, embarking on a ten-year voyage to a hostile world to face an entrenched enemy driven by dreams of past glory and intent once more on domination. For those who, for countless generations, have known nothing but toil and subjugation must be granted, at all costs, the precious gift entitled to all of their star-traveling kind: freedom!

Star-Crossed

by Linda Collison

Patricia Kelley has been raised a proper British lady--but she's become a stowaway. Her father is dead, and her future in peril. To claim the estate that is rightfully hers, she must travel across the seas to Barbados, hidden in the belly of merchant ship. It is a daring escapade, and the plan works--for a time. But before she knows it, Patricia's secret is revealed, and she is torn between two worlds. During the day, she wears petticoats, inhabits the dignified realm of ship's officers, and trains as a surgeon's mate with the gentle Aeneas MacPherson; at night she dons pants and climbs the rigging in the rough company of sailors. And it is there, alongside boson's mate John Dalton, that she feels stunningly alive. In this mesmerizing novel of daring, adventure, tragedy, and romance, Patricia must cross the threshold between night and day, lady and surgeon, and even woman and man. She must be bold in ways beyond her wildest dreams and take risks she never imagined possible. And she must fight for her life--and her love.

Star Crossed

by Jennifer Echols

He said . . . She said. Publicist Wendy Mann has always competed hotly with her rival Daniel Blackstone, but this time they're headed for a collision. Wendy's job is on the line if she doesn't save the image of a spoiled young starlet who's posting provocative pictures of herself all over the Internet in a snarky attempt at revenge on her former boyfriend. Daniel is representing the ex, a onetime teen heartthrob who never grew up. With the feuding Hollywood pair scheduled to appear on the same Las Vegas awards show, Daniel and Wendy are determined to do whatever it takes to defend their own clients. Unfortunately, the chemistry between Wendy and Daniel is even more explosive than that of their Hollywood stars. L-O-V-E was always a four-letter word for these two ultra-competitors; they never counted on the scorching heat that erupts between them. But Wendy's high-gloss exterior hides a dark past--one that's lurking behind the bright Vegas lights. Their careers are on the line, and so is Wendy's life. . . .dy Mann from his firm's most hated competitor has been brought in to revive the career of his client's ex-girlfriend. Daniel must win at any cost. And if he has to seduce Wendy to smooth the way to their partnership, he's willing to sacrifice himself for the cause. But Daniel doesn't count on the scorching heat between them--and when they get to Vegas, all bets are off.

Star Dust Time

by Marti Jones

Jince the Fable Comet streaked across the night skies only once every hundred years, Adrian Sheppard hoped taking pictures of it would start Her on a new career. How could she have guessed that the celestial body would transport her back to the time of its last appearance--and the one man on earth who needed her most? With three small children and a farm to work, Rome Walker advertised for a wife to help him through spring planting. What he got was a flighty female who couldn't cook, sew, or clean, and to make matters worse, he was falling for her head over heels. As long as Adrian was with Rome, she was in danger of burning down the house or poisoning his kin. But if he sent her away, she would take with her the greatest love of his life.

Star Flight

by Phyllis A. Whitney

The lush, secluded mountains of North Carolina's Lake Lure had drawn Lauren Castle into their spell. It was here, in 1938, that Hollywood's most beloved glamour girl, Victoria Frazer, drowned during a scandalous affair with,actor Roger Brandt. Few knew about the baby spirited away into the night. That baby was Lauren's mother. It has been two years since Lauren's filmmaker husband died mysteriously at Lake Lure while making a documentary on Roger Brandt. Now Lauren has received a warning that her husband was murdered. What deadly secret had he uncovered in this scenic idyll? To find her answers, Lauren must face her own past, as well as her grandmother's, and delve into the dark truths of a place shrouded in terrifying secret.

The Star Fox

by Poul Anderson

The Cynbe sang: "Back to your planet must you be cast! Back to your caves and your dust! STARWARD FROM EARTH The Aliens were as powerful as they were beautiful, and Earth had faltered before them. Now the Time-deep Aleriona were tightening their silvery grip on the universe, and all that stood between humankind and extinction was a band of guerrillas on a fire-stormed planet--and a legend called Star Fox. . . .

Star Gate

by Andre Norton

A fascinating look at alternate destinies and changes in time...

Star Griffin

by Michael Kurland

[From the inside book flap:] Enter an incredible realm of fantasy and fear--a world of the imagination that takes your dreams of tomorrow and turns them into nightmares. It's the twenty-second century and the Earth's future looks almost as bleak as Peter Lyon's. A low-level functionary for the omnipotent Griffin Universal Corporation, Lyon delivers top-secret messages in booby-trapped packages--and he doesn't ask questions. In the Big Brotherland of overpopulation, tyranny, and terrorist organizations, questions can prove hazardous to your health. But when his latest assignment leads Lyon to a couple of corpses, he decides he'd better get some answers before he winds up in the same condition. Lyon's investigation plunges him into a spinning kaleidoscope of strange sexual practices, bizarre religious cults, and a deadly power play for a mysterious and coveted discovery known only to a small elite. In a terrifying turn of events, Lyon becomes trapped in a battle of wits and futuristic wizardry. A living victim of fear and horror, he is sent on an incredible trip to the edge of the mind and maybe the Universe--a trip from which he may never return... alive.

The Star Harbor Series 4-Book Bundle

by Elisabeth Barrett

The wickedly handsome Grayson brothers are all grown up--but will they ever give up their bad-boy ways? Set in the picturesque Cape Cod town of Star Harbor, Elisabeth Barrett's contemporary romance novels weave sensual stories of desire and redemption. Now, with the entire series collected in one sizzling eBook bundle, there's a Grayson--or four--for all seasons. DEEP AUTUMN HEAT Worldly, famous, and notorious with the ladies, celebrity chef Sebastian Grayson had planned a weekend of fishing and relaxation with his brothers. But Lexie Meyers, a local café owner with kissable lips and a "get lost" attitude, makes him want to forget his culinary empire and create some magic with her. Sebastian fires up his charm and even dares her to join him in a televised cook-off. Lexie's been burned in the past and flings just aren't her thing. Too bad Sebastian can't resist a challenge. BLAZE OF WINTER Frustrated with her life in Boston, social worker Avery Newbridge welcomes the opportunity to help manage the Star Harbor Inn--but she doesn't count on distraction in the form of Theo Grayson. Not only does the gorgeous, green-eyed author have a talent for writing swashbuckling adventures, Theo also has a soft spot for bighearted damsels in distress. With every kiss and heated whisper Theo promises her his heart . . . if only Avery is willing to open up and accept it. LONG SIMMERING SPRING Dr. Julie Kensington remembers when the Grayson brothers were nothing but trouble. Back in high school, Cole's rugged sex appeal set her heart ablaze. Now Julie's finally ready to embrace her wild side, and Sheriff Cole Grayson--ex-military, tormented, and sexier than ever--is just the man to show her the way, unleashing years of pent-up cravings. Neither of them counted on falling in love, but together, they can overcome the past . . . and build a future. SLOW SUMMER BURN Cameron Stahl is the last sort of woman DEA agent Val Grayson ever dreamed he'd fall for. A beautiful socialite and successful entrepreneur, she's just opened her second boutique in Star Harbor. But one searing look from Val shows her exactly what's missing from her life. When Cam realizes she has the insider connections to help Val take down a major drug player, he can't stop her from putting herself in danger. But all Val cares about is saving the woman he loves before it's too late. Praise for Elisabeth Barrett's Star Harbor series "A delicious debut that leaves the reader hungry for more."--Emily March, New York Times bestselling author of the Eternity Springs series, on Deep Autumn Heat "Absolutely adorable . . . a terrific contemporary tale complete with two complex characters who have full lives separately and even fuller lives once they start their relationship."--RT Book Reviews, on Blaze of Winter "The Star Harbor series just keeps getting better and better! Long Simmering Spring delivers on all counts for heat, heart, and humor!"--New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst "If only Star Harbor were a real place; the town is charming and Barrett perfectly captures that New England beach town feel."--Heroes and Heartbreakers, on Slow Summer Burn

Star in the Middle

by Carol Larese Millward

At sixteen, Star's life has changed drastically now that she's become the mother of a baby boy. To learn what's best for him, Star is taking parenting classes at a center for teen moms. But she's having trouble keeping up with the baby's demands, and her grandmother is threatening to force her to put the baby up for adoption. To top it off, Wilson, a popular star athlete, is in denial about being the father. He doesn't know about Star's terrible, painful secrets. But as Wilson's friends and family push him to accept his responsibility, he learns the truth about Star's disturbing past-- facts that change his life forever.

Star Jumper: Journal #1 of a Cardboard Genius

by Frank Asch

Self-proclaimed genius inventor Alex is convinced that his little brother Jonathan is evil. The kid never shuts up. He's a klutz, and he drools on his pillow when he sleeps. Jonathan's specialty, though, is sticking to Alex like glue -- and sticking his nose into his big brother's business. That's why Alex has to leave Earth and fly so far away that no one will ever be able to find him. Using cardboard, duct tape, old odds and ends and his amazing scientific imagination, Alex builds Star Jumper, a spaceship that will deliver him from his rotten little brother forever! It's a plan only a cardboard genius could ever hope to pull off. But Jonathan has other ideas -- and a secret that ultimately brings forth Alex's most brilliant creation ever!

Star Keeper

by Patricia Potter

Set during the American Revolution, this enthralling historical romance featuring the third generation of the Sutherland family tells the story of a rebel willing to die for his nation's freedom . . . and a woman ready to cross battle lines for the man she loves His enemies call him Star Rider. The son of a Scottish rebel and an American woman, John Patrick Sutherland raids British ships and seizes their cargo for the patriot cause--until his own ship goes down in the Delaware River. Badly wounded and determined not to die at the end of an English rope, he finds refuge at the home of a compassionate beauty whose loyalties are with the Tories. Annette Carey aids the crown by tending British soldiers. When she takes in an injured man who is introduced to her as a high-ranking officer named John Gunn, she is powerfully drawn to him, unaware that he is the legendary privateer who has eluded capture for so long. As she gives in to traitorous desire, Annette is tested in ways she couldn't have foreseen, and finds herself risking her future for her enemy--a man she must now trust with her life.

Star Maker

by Olaf Stapledon

"This bold exploration of the cosmos ventures into intelligent star clusters and mingles among alien races for a memorable vision of infinity. Cited as a key influence by science-fiction masters such as Doris Lessing, this classic has left its mark not only in modern literature but also in the fields of social anthropology and philosophy. Olaf Stapledon's 1937 successor to Last and First Men offers another entrancing speculative history of the future. Its narrator, a contemporary Earthman, joins a community of explorers who travel to the farthest reaches of the universe, seeking traces of intelligence. Along the way, they encounter nautiloid water beings, races of hyperspiders and hyperfish, composite group intelligences, plantlike creatures, and other strange life forms. Their dramatic voyage unfolds against a backdrop of life-and-death struggles on a cosmic scale." Includes detailed descriptions of the three time scale diagrams at the end of the book.

Star Marines

by Ian Douglas

With the planet's fighting men and women deployed across the galaxy--battling in the noble cause of enslaved humanity--the insidious Xul have reached across space to devastate the unsuspecting Earth with asteroid fire. Without warning, a once majestic world is reduced to near-rubble--and the very future of humankind is in dire jeopardy. Interplanetary leaders are on the brink of abandoning Earth and its colonies to an overwhelming enemy. But Brigadier General Garroway of the Marine Interstellar Expeditionary Unit is unwilling to concede defeat--not as long as there's a single marine willing to give his or her life in defense of their embattled homeworld. The ultimate battle is about to be waged--with breathtaking new attack technology, an ancient code of courage, and the help of an ally race that once inhabited the Earth--in a war that will alter the universe forever . . .

Star Marines

by Ian Douglas

With the planet's fighting men and women deployed across the galaxy--battling in the noble cause of enslaved humanity--the insidious Xul have reached across space to devastate the unsuspecting Earth with asteroid fire. Without warning, a once majestic world is reduced to near-rubble--and the very future of humankind is in dire jeopardy. Interplanetary leaders are on the brink of abandoning Earth and its colonies to an overwhelming enemy. But Brigadier General Garroway of the Marine Interstellar Expeditionary Unit is unwilling to concede defeat--not as long as there's a single marine willing to give his or her life in defense of their embattled homeworld. The ultimate battle is about to be waged--with breathtaking new attack technology, an ancient code of courage, and the help of an ally race that once inhabited the Earth--in a war that will alter the universe forever . . .

Star of Cursrah (Forgotten Realms: Lost Empires #3)

by Clayton Emery

Lurking in the ruins is a horrific tale of greed, power, and revenge. The Protector crawls forth, the shade of a dead city whose rulers refuse to die, and young companions in two distant epochs learn of a dreadful destiny they cannot escape . . . and a deadly threat to all they hold dear.The Lost Empires series uncovers the secrets of the ancient civilizations of the Forgotten Realms world. Why did Cursrah fall? Who was the Star of Cursrah? And how can a long-dead city threaten the modern realm of Calimshan? Uncover the secrets for yourself - if you dare.

Star of His Heart

by Brenda Jackson

Logan Chambers loves being Hollywood's most elusive bachelor. Plus, the talented actor's just gotten a starring role on a hit TV show. But it's the show's sultry makeup and wardrobe artist, Rachel Wellesley, who's got him thinking twice about staying single.

Star of the Parade (Sweet Valley Kids 54)

by Molly Mia Stewart

STARSTRUCK Jessica Wakefield has thought of the perfect way to make Sweet Valley Elementary School's float the best in the Thanksgiving Day parade! Daisy Benton, Jessica's favorite child star, is coming to Sweet Valley. Jessica knows that if Daisy rides on the float, they'll be the center of attention! But Daisy is always mobbed by her fans. If Jessica can't even get to talk to her face-to-face, how will she ever convince Daisy to be on the float?

Star of the Sea

by Joseph O'Connor

In the bitter winter of 1847, from an Ireland torn by famine and injustice, the Star of the Sea sets sail for NewYork. On board are hundreds of refugees, some optimistic, many more desperate. Among them are a maid with a devastating secret, the bankrupt Lord Merridith, his wife and children, and a killer stalking the decks, hungry for the vengeance that will bring absolution. This journey will see many lives end, others begin anew. Passionate loves are tenderly recalled, shirked responsibilities regretted too late, and profound relationships shockingly revealed. In this spellbinding tale of tragedy and mercy, love and healing, the farther the ship sails toward the Promised Land, the more her passengers seem moored to a past that will never let them go. As urgently contemporary as it is historical, this exciting and compassionate novel builds with the pace of a thriller to a stunning conclusion.

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