While freelance journalist Naomi places her safety in the hands of a suspicious graduate student to investigate a philosopher's murder, her rival and lover, Nathan, contracts a rare STD while documenting a surgeon's controversial work in organ trafficking.
When her carefully tailored world of Ivy League privilege is shattered by the outbreak of a deadly flu virus that is causing quarantines, curfews and martial law, Emily is pursued by a homeland security agent who thinks she holds information about her parents' secret scientific work that may be the cause. By the author of The Summer Prince. Simultaneous eBook.
Stranded in the 14th century — a time of superstition and fear — time traveler Kivrin becomes an unlikely angel of hope during history's darkest hour and awaits rescue by her comrades.
Inspired by Pogo and the Disney comics of Carl Barks, the Bone graphic novels tell the epic tale of cousins Phoney, Smiley and Fone Bone, who are exiled from their hometown of Boneville after Phoney's mayoral campaign goes wrong. After wandering across a desert, the cousins eventually end up in a mysterious valley where they are drawn into a battle to defeat the dark Lord of the Locusts.
Together for the first time, a new translation of the revered, contemporary Italian author's short stories describing the beginning of the universe and other natural phenomena builds creative tales around well-known scientific facts.
To save Ivy's soul and the rest of the living vampires and to keep the demons of Hell from destroying humankind, bounty hunter Rachel Morgan will risk everything, in the conclusion to the New York Times best-selling series. 250,000 first printing.
Sent to a backwater colony that was once a god-supported conquering power, spymaster Shara Divani investigates the brutal murder of a historian and uncovers evidence that the city's divine protectors may still be alive. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Visiting his magical college after being cast out of the secret land of Fillory, Quentin Coldwater, accompanied by brilliant undergraduate Plum, encounters desperate practitioners of gray magic before discovering a sorcery masterwork that could dissolve the boundaries between Fillory and Earth.
In the cold winter of Area X, a new team embarks across the border on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition; and as they press deeper into the unknown, navigating new terrain and terrifying new challenges, the threat to the outside world becomes even more daunting. Original.
Six interweaved narratives spanning the period between 1984 and the 2030s chronicle a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes who would take them down.
When a new virus causes one percent of the population to become completely paralyzed in body but not in mind, the United States pursues a scientific initiative to develop a virtual-reality world for victims, with unexpected consequences.
Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world: Everyone has an assigned role, there are no choices, and no one experiences pain. But at 12, Jonas is given his lifetime assignment and he becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community — and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
In this book for young readers, noted physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy, provide a grand adventure that explains information about our universe, including Dr. Hawking's latest ideas about black holes. It's the story of George, who's taken through the vastness of space by a scientist, his daughter, and their super-computer named Cosmos.