Rising from the dead to join the ranks of "Walkin'" zombies, a war veteran from a post-apocalypse world of the distant future seeks to rejoin his faith-driven family while struggling with living people who refuse to accept the undead.
A thriller set against a backdrop of the height of Franco fascism in mid-19th-century Barcelona finds eager young journalist Ana Martí Noguer shadowing Inspector Isidro Castro throughout the investigation into the murder of a wealthy socialite.
Rhea, a miller's daughter, is forced to marry the mysterious nobleman Lord Craven. When she discovers that her betrothed has married six times before and has imprisoned his previous wives in his castle, Rhea is determined to break free. Lord Craven condemns Rhea to a series of magical tasks to complete before dawn, threatening to marry her if she fails.
When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn's alternating viewpoints.
When the unpublished papers from a late French philosopher mysteriously appear in his office, Simon Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a vast array of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers—including his own—causing him to embark on one final project. Reading-group guide available.
Taken in by a near-alcoholic artist and a jaded academic, a young Dominican girl in Brooklyn's Fresh Air Fund program explores the contrasts between her inner-city life and her hosts' privileged world and finds her realities powerfully shaped by her relationship with a horse.
Escaping New York City to search for an island off the west coast of Ireland that he bought nine years earlier, John Lennon of Beatles fame leaves behind domestic life and his floundering creativity to seek isolation, only to fall into the fantastical hands of a shape-shifting Irish guide.
Five different people disappear through a mysterious door in an unassuming alleyway to visit the Slade House and vanish completely from the outside world.