"Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts--he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow--a malevolent lost soul--Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit! The battle for Karakura Town rages on! Captain General Yamamoto has joined the fight, and with his formidable powers added to the fray, Ichigo might have a chance to beat Aizen. But in order to ready himself for the final confrontation, Ichigo decides to undergo intense training with his father. It will give him the edge to face-off against Aizen, but when the dust clears, what will be left of life as he knows it…?"--Page 4 of cover.
"The concluding volume of Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok's best-selling epic is here in JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 8: DARKSEID WAR PART 2! Darkseid is dead! In the midst of the Lord of Apokolips being slain at the hands of the Anti-Monitor, the Justice League has inherited the power of the Gods! Batman, Superman, The Flash, Shazam and Green Lantern have been transformed into omnipotent deities, but even when equipped with such power, still need help in defeating their most powerful foe to date. Their unlikely allies? The villainous Crime Syndicate! With spectacular art by Fabok and Francis Manapul (THE FLASH, DETECTIVE COMICS), JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 8: DARKSEID WAR is the epic conclusion to the biggest Justice League story to date!"--
Introduces the role of women in the Civil War and the effects it had on their lives, including women's organizations, female soldiers, nurses, women in the North and the South, African American women, and the survivers of those who died.
Introduces the events leading up to President Lincoln issuing the proclamation freeing slaves in Confederate territory as of January 1, 1863, including the growth of slavery, abolition, changing war aims, and the final end of slavery.
Introduces the role of espionage and intelligence work in the Civil War, including protecting the president, military intelligence, civilian spies, spy rings, the role of African Americans, double agents, and spy tools and techniques.
Introduces the fall of Atlanta, the end of the Civil War, Lincoln's plans for Reconstruction and what actually happened under Johnson, the effects of the war on African Americans and others, the end of Reconstruction, and its influence.
Introduces the role of African Americans in the Civil War and the effects it had on their lives, including slavery, free African Americans in the North and the South, runaways, contraband, emancipation, black soldiers, and Reconstruction.
Phinea Button was abandoned at a South Carolina orphanage by parents who had already produced twelve girls. Fin grows up to be quite a tomboy, more interested in playing with her only friend, Peter, and getting into fights than in becoming a proper lady. The sisters in charge of the orphanage, despairing of her behavior, place Fin in the kitchen to assist Bartimaeus, the aging cook. Bartimaeus takes Fin under his wing, but when his dark past catches up to him, Fin's life is thrown into turmoil once more. And it's not just Fin's life; the entire colony is in a state of unrest, chafing under British rule on the eve of the American Revolution. Fin has a series of encounters with British soldiers before she makes a rash decision that has her fleeing from the orphanage, and finding work on a sailing ship. But while Fin loves the ocean and its accompanying sense of freedom, she's still dogged by her past and her new-found reputation& and the accompanying danger that will come to threaten everything she holds dear.
From the backwaters of Georgia to the taverns of Philadelphia, Fin Button is the talk of the colonies. The British say she's a pirate. The Americans call her a mutineer. The crew of the Rattlesnake call her the most unlikely thing of all: captain.
Fifteen-year-old Halfdan's skills as an archer and a blacksmith win him a position on the crew of a Viking ship in 845 A.D., but as war breaks out in western Frankia he becomes a scout, searching for the Frankish army--and taking captive a young woman who is preparing to be a nun.
Jake, a high school senior, left mute after a car accident, regrets he never said to Samantha Shay that he's been in love with her for years. But the people on his small island home are watching out for him and when he gets a chance to spend more time with Samantha, maybe they will both find a way to overcome Jake's inability to speak.
When the Winship Academy mascot jumps off a bridge during a halftime show, she leaves behind a lot of questions, and two students who witnessed the scene firsthand are determined to find out what really happened.
"Addison Sullivan has been in an accident. In its aftermath, she has memory lapses and starts talking to a boy who keeps disappearing. She's afraid she's going crazy, and the worried looks on her family's and friends' faces aren't helping. Addie takes drastic measures to fill in the blanks and visits the Overton Clinic. But there she unwittingly discovers it is not her first visit. And when she presses, she finds out that she had certain memories erased. Flooded with questions about the past, Addison confronts the choices she can't even remember and wonders if you can possibly know the person you're becoming if you don't know the person you've been."--Jacket flap.
Claire's life is a joke . . . but she's not laughing. While her friends seem to be leaping forward, she's dancing in the same place. The mean girls at school are living up to their mean name, and there's a boy, Ryder, who's just as bad, if not worse. And at home, nobody's really listening to her -- if anything, they seem to be more in on the joke than she is. Then into all of this (not-very-funny-to-Claire) comedy comes something intense and tragic -- while her dad is talking to her at the kitchen table, he falls over with a medical emergency. Suddenly the joke has become very serious -- and the only way Claire, her family, and her friends are going to get through it is if they can find a way to make it funny again.
When seventeen-year-old Lila Beckwith's parents go on vacation, her plans to throw a huge Christmas party are thwarted by her younger brother and his best friend, who leave on a mission to save the North Pole from global warming, and she must join forces with her ex-boyfriend to get the youngsters safely home.
Neighbors and figure skating partners since preschool, Gabe and Maddy tell, in their separate voices, of changes on and off the ice when they are assigned a new, romantic program, raising Maddy's hopes of her love being returned and Gabe's fears that romance will break up their partnership.
With his beloved MgRonald closed for renovations, the Devil King's out of work! Worse, the apartment he shares at Villa Rosa Sasazuka has gotten damaged thanks to his fight with Gabriel, which mean the household has to temporarily vacate the premises.
Bound by her family's magical heritage to punish their enemies, Juliet nearly loses her life trying to execute her beloved Romeo for killing her cousin, a situation that compels her guardian, Paris, to uncover dark secrets about their walled city.
Along with his pals Lane and Rigo, Cael journeys to the Empyrean to rescue his sister and Gwennie, risking everything while outmaneuvering Boyland, while Gwennie makes a bold move that changes the course of an Empyrean man's life.
After her harrowing journey west to California, Lee Westfall has finally found a new home, one rich in gold, thanks to her magical power, a power that seems to be changing every day. But this home is rich in other ways, too: with friends who are searching for a place to be themselves, just as she is, and with love. Jefferson, her longtime best friend, hasn't stopped trying to win her heart. And Lee is more and more tempted to say yes. But her uncle Hiram hasn't given up his quest to get Lee and her power under his control. When she's kidnapped and taken to him, Lee sees firsthand the depths of her uncle's villainy. Yet Lee's magic is growing. Gold no longer simply sings to her, it listens. It obeys her call. Is it enough to destroy her uncle once and for all?
Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events in the American colonies in the second half of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on the years of the Revolutionary War.
"Salome Montgomery fears winter--the cold, the snow, the ice, but most of all, the frozen pond she fell through as a child. Haunted by the voices and images of the strange beings that pulled her to safety, she hasn't forgotten their warning to 'stay away.' For eleven years, she has avoided the winter woods, the pond, and the darkness that lurks nearby. But when failing health takes her grandparents to Arizona, she is left in charge of maintaining their estate. This includes the 'special gifts' that must be left at the back of the property. Salome discovers she's a key player in a world she's tried for years to avoid. At the center of this world is the strange and beautiful Nevin, who she finds trespassing on her family's property. Cursed with dark secrets and knowledge of the creatures in the woods, he takes Salome's life in a new direction. A direction where she'll have to decide between her longtime crush, Colton, who could cure her fear of winter. Or Nevin, who, along with an appointed bodyguard, Gareth, protects her from the darkness that swirls in the snowy backdrop."--Amazon.com.
Arcana means secrets.... These vignettes provide the beginning of the end, and the apocalypse, through the eyes of characters in the Arcana Chronicles. All over the world, those connected in some way to the lethal Arcana game-- like Death, Jack, and Fortune-- must first survive a horrifying night of blood and screams. Some will have to grapple with new powers; all will be damned to a hellish new existence of plague, brutality, desolation, and cannibalism. Find out who they lost, why they endure, and what they sacrificed in order to live past Day Zero....
"The trauma and the terror of the Master's Society has only escalated for the dashing Lord Denbury and brave, feisty Miss Natalie Stewart, and a new terror has been unleashed in Manhattan. Together with their stalwart friends and unlikely heroes, they take the fight directly to the Denbury estate, where new evils have awakened. But are they prepared for all the sacrifices that shall be asked of them? With their very lives and the sanctity of their mortal souls at stake, Natalie and Jonathon are past the point of no return"--Page 4 of cover.
The Emperor unleashes hell and annihilates an army, jeopardizing the future of mankind--but Circe strikes back. The epic clash between them devastates the Arcana world and nearly kills Evie, separating her from her allies. With Aric missing and no sign that Jack and Selena escaped Richter's reach, Evie turns more and more to the darkness lurking inside her. Two Arcana emerge as game changers: one who could be her salvation, the other her worst nightmare. To take on Richter, Evie must reunite with Death and mend their broken bond. But as she learns more about her role in the future--and her chilling past--will she become a monster like the Emperor? Or can Evie and her allies rise up from Richter's ashes, stronger than ever before?
Feisty teenage thief Maeko and her maybe-more-than-friend Chaff have scraped out an existence in Victorian London's gritty streets, but after a near-disastrous heist leads her to a mysterious clockwork cat and two dead bodies, she's thrust into a murder mystery that may cost her everything she holds dear. Her only allies are Chaff, the cat, and Ash, the son of the only murder suspect, who offers her enough money to finally get off the streets if she'll help him find the real killer. What starts as a simple search ultimately reveals a conspiracy stretching across the entire city. And as Maeko and Chaff discover feelings for each other neither was prepared to admit, she's forced to choose whether she'll stay with him or finally escape the life of a street rat. But with danger closing in around them, the only way any of them will get out of this alive is if all of them work together.
"Willow Lamott's best friend is a murderer, and no one in the small town of Gilt Hollow will let her forget it. For four long years, she's tried to fade into the background -- but none of that matters when Ashton Keller comes striding into school, fresh out of juvie and fueled by revenge. The moment their eyes meet, Willow no longer feels invisible. Drawn to the vulnerability behind Ashton's mask of rage, she sinks deeper into his sinister world and begins to question whether he's a villain, a savior, or both. Ashton thought he wanted vengeance, until Willow reminded him what he'd been missing. Now he longs to clear his name and become the person she sees in him. But the closer they get to uncovering the truth, the darker the secrets become, and Ashton fears his return to Gilt Hollow will destroy everyone he loves, especially the girl he left behind."--Publisher description.
In Orpheus Chanson's world, the human brain has been mapped and patented, and geniuses like him are no longer born or honed through hard work. Instead, only the most privileged sect of society can purchase and use ASAs, or Acquired Savant Abilities. However, Zimri Robinson, a natural musical prodigy, is a lowly worker at a warehouse. For her, making music is illegal, although she finds time to, even with her grueling schedule and grandmother's illness. Orpheus is destined for greatness; Zimri is not, and their paths were never supposed to cross. But sometimes, rules are meant to be broken. --
Neil and his friend Larry travel in their new food truck to the Salsa Verde ranch in Arizona to participate in the legendary food-truck gathering, but when Neil discovers that the Verde ranch is in danger of foreclosure, the only hope for the ranch is a treasure map left behind by the very first Verde, a chef who discovered a mine while escaping from a murderous army colonel.
Nanami Momozono is alone and homeless after her dad skips town to evade his gambling debts and the debt collectors kick her out of her apartment. So when a man she's just saved from a dog offers her his home, she jumps at the opportunity. But it turns out that his place is a shrine, and Nanami has unwittingly taken over his job as a local deity! Kirihito has finally found a way to enter the Land of the Dead in order to retrieve his true form, the body of the dread yokai Akura-oh! Nanami, her shinshi, and all the Izumo war kami are hot on his tail, but the ruler of the realm is furious that no one asked her permission before barging in. She slams the gates and shrouds the land in darkness. How will they be able to find Kirihito now, much less the way out?!--Back cover.
"To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel's wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in the trees and for how little anyone knows about his life before he and his mother moved to town. But as odd as everyone considers Miel and Sam, even they stay away from the Bonner girls, four beautiful sisters rumored to be witches. Now they want the roses that grow from Miel's skin, convinced that their scent can make anyone fall in love. And they're willing to use every secret Miel has fought to protect to make sure she gives them up"--From dust jacket.
"As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state"--
"Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon--the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki--and the price he wants is very high. Magnus Chase, a homeless boy living in Boston, finds out he is the son of a Norse god."--
A mysterious asteroid hosts a collection of strange creatures - man-animal hybrids, mythological creatures made flesh, guardian spirits, cursed shadows - and the humans who brought them to life. But this strange society exists in an uneasy truce, in the aftermath of uprisings seeking freedom and acceptance, that have only ended in tragedy. As the ambitious, the desperate and the hopeful inhabitants of the asteroid struggle to decide their shared fate, a force greater than either animal or human seems to be silently watching the conflict, waiting for either side to finally answer the question: what is worthy of being human? EMMA RÃOS (PRETTY DEADLY, ISLAND) and HWEI LIM (LALAGE, HERO) present MIRROR: THE MOUNTAIN, the first arc of a story about the mage-scientists of The Synchronia and the sentient animals of Irzah colony. -- ONIX annotation.
"Celebrate over seven decades of the awe-inspiring Wonder Woman, from early years as one of the first female superheroes in the comics industry, to today. This character has seen countless waves of feminism in her time as one of DC's favorite heroes, what better way to honor her than by collecting the biggest, best, and brightest of the Wonder Woman stories"--
"A convenient dictionary for high school and college students, featuring clear definitions and abundant example sentences. New for 2016, The American Heritage(r) High School Dictionary offers all the distinctive qualities that readers have come to expect from the American Heritage line without the inclusion of obscene words or offensive slurs. It has a contemporary, readable defining style, clear guidance on English usage, an easy-to-use pronunciation key, and an abundance of example sentences that enhance the definitions by showing how words are used in context. This reference work provides up-to-date information about words that students are likely to encounter in their studies, including current information on terms in astronomy, chemistry, physics, and medicine. In-depth usage notes enhance writing skills and help the reader discern the difference between the conventional and the quirky in language use. Special features on synonyms and word histories enrich vocabulary and show how language changes over time. The most comprehensive reference in its category, The American Heritage(r) High School Dictionary is the ideal choice for any student, family, home, or school."--
Not all fae'ri tales come with a happy ending. Ella thought taking care of the ego-bloated Mamood god would be a sure way to bring peace to the galaxy and satisfy her taste for revenge. But she was wrong. Despite the fact their god is gone, the Mamood refuse to abandon their attack on the planet Soltak and Ella's own so-called friends start to turn against her. And with Soltak dying--its oceans drying up and its plants withering in the ground--Ella and Cailen suspect there's a new enemy at work. As more people die and more water is leached from the planet, they both prepare for something straight from a nightmare. The fae are coming.
Sixteen-year-old Bristal discovers she is a shapeshifter, one of three remaining elicromancers tasked with guarding the realm of Nissera against dark magic while manipulating three royal families to promote peace.
A moving story of one child's life in a conflict zone. Shahana is a young girl living in war-torn Kashmir who lives alone with her young brother in the shadow of the Line of Control, the border patrolled by Pakistani and Indian soldiers that divides Kashmir in two. Life is hard, but Shahana ekes out a living with her beautiful embroidery. Then she finds a boy lying unconscious near the border. Zahid is from across the Line of Control, and Shahana takes a terrible risk by sheltering him. But how can she give Zahid up to the authorities when she knows he'll be imprisoned, or worse?
Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."
With Mahiru and Kuro still recovering, Misono sets a plan into motion to rescue Licht and his Servamp Lawless from the clutches of Tsubaki. But it turns out the biggest threats to the mission's success are the prisoners themselves, as Licht and Lawless begin fighting each other! Just what is Lawless' history with Eves and what does it mean for the future of his most recent acquisition?
"As summer vacation inches closer, Tohru spends her days in anxious anticipation. Yuki meets two mysterious new student council members... and Uo-chan is in love?! Who is the object of her affection?! Once summer break is in full swing, Tohru and the others take a trip to the Sohma family cottage at Momiji's invitation. Even though they're enjoying summer activities like swimming in the ocean and catching stage beetles. Yuki and Tohru have an ominous premonition! Meanwhile, Shigure pays a visit to the main house, where he makes a proposal to Akito?!"--Cover flap.
"Despite the Spriggan 12 being reduced to eight, both sides remain uncertain of victory. In Halgeon, the Warrior Queen Di Maria has trapped the Sky Sisters in a tricky situation. Meanwhile, back at Fairy Tail, members start disappearing at the hands of Jacob the Assassin, but Natsu is still fast asleep! The decisive battle for Magnolia remains perilous... the waves of formidable enemies keep coming, but the wizards of Fiore are ready to fight!"--Page 4 of cover.
"Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early years in Japan and relocated to the United States in 2003. The summer before she turned sixteen, she returned to Tokyo, making a solo journey to get reacquainted with her birthplace. Through illustrations, photos, and musings, Inzer documented her journey. In Diary of a Tokyo Teen, Inzer explores the cutting-edge fashions of Tokyo's trendy Harajuku district, eats the best sushi of her life at the renowned Tsukiji fish market, and hunts down geisha in the ancient city of Kyoto. As she shares the trials and pleasures of travel from one end of a trip to the other, Inzer introduces the host of interesting characters she meets and offers a unique -- and often hilarious -- look at a fascinating country and an engaging tale of one girl rediscovering her roots."--provided by Amazon.com.
"From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world. In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. Featuring an array of diverse figures from Hatshepsut (the great female king who ruled Egypt peacefully for two decades) and Malala Yousafzi (the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize) to Poly Styrene (legendary teenage punk and lead singer of X-Ray Spex) and Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft (polar explorers and the first women to cross Antarctica), this progressive and visually arresting book is a compelling addition to women's history"--
As they celebrate the opening of their underground nightclub, the Zeroes, six teenagers with unique abilities, learn about the sinister power of Swarm, who uses a crowd's rage to kill--and who loves killing Zeroes.
Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz's cunning and test the team's fragile loyalties. A war will be waged on the city's dark and twisting streets--a battle for revenge and redemption that will decide the fate of the Grisha world. --
Kate Hamilton is a congressman's daughter, used to the world of Washington politics, but after some pictures of her cause a mild scandal, she finds herself exiled to her aunt's West Texas farm and animal shelter, in the district where her father is planning to run for office--and then she discovers that politics in a small town can be even nastier than Washington, especially when it involves the local high school football team.
"Lia Nautilus may be a Mermaid, but she's never lived in the ocean. Ever since the infamous Little Mermaid unleashed a curse that stripped Mer of their immortality, war has ravaged the Seven Seas. Now Lia lives in a secret community of land-dwelling Mer hidden among Malibu's seaside mansions and attends high school with humans. To protect everyone around her, she must limit contact with non-Mer. No exceptions. But when the new girl sets her sights on Lia's crush, she will risk exposing her deadly secret to stop him from falling for the wrong girl."--Page  of cover.
"After leaving Seattle following an epic confrontation with his nemesis Eddie Fyers, Ollie wanders to Canada in search of finding himself again as a stunt coordinator on a Hollywood film being shot on location. However, he soon finds that his new friends aren't everything, and everyone, they seem. Mike Grell's classic run on GREEN ARROW is finally collected in its entirety, continued in GREEN ARROW VOL. 6. Collects issues #39-50"--
Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn't feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best. The language of violence.
In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born--three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to control storms or flames with the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, able to ingest the deadliest poisons without harm. And Arsinoe, a naturalist, can control nature. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn't solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it's not just a game of win or lose ... it's life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown. --
Hacker Ani Lee is researching a strange .wav file, while Joe Dyson, an operative working for a secret teen division of British Intelligence, is looking into the disappearance of a friend caught up in the underground music scene. Their investigations intertwine.
Coy is a quirky teenage boy and his best friend Monroe is a girl who is just as odd and funny and obsessed with 80's culture as he is. So when Monroe comes down with a mysterious illness, his inner turmoil only grows.
The three fates--Riata, Cait, and Smertae--have always been guiding and protecting Scotland unseen, indirectly controlling the line of kings according to the old religion. When there is a disagreement between the weird sisters, Riata and Smertae will use men as pawns, and Smertae will direct Macbeth to a crown he was never meant to have.
"Journey with us into the time after the end of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi! Writer Greg Rucka (Punisher, Wolverine, Gotham Central) and artist Marco Checchetto (Avengers World, Punisher) take us past the destruction of the second Death Star -- and into the chaos of a shattered Empire. Everything you need to know is right here!"--Cover, page 4.
Black Widow's strength and cunning will be tested to their limits as she takes on a mission too dangerous for S.H.I.E.L.D.! Let battle commence as Captain Marvel wades into an interplanetary turf war! Ms. Marvel checks off another super hero rite of passage - a team-up with Wolverine! As the mysterious blue file turns friend into foe, who can She-Hulk trust? The Odinson continues to narrow down the possible answers to the question on everyone's lips - just who is the new Thor? And Squirrel Girl meets Girl Squirrel - and also a Hippo! Grade A excitement, guaranteed!
"As the demons unleashed by the reawakened Ten Commandments continue to wreak havoc, both the Seven Deadly Sins and Holy Knights realize they're facing a terrible enemy from their past - the demon Fraudrin, who has taken something precious from Meliodas, Griamore, and Hendrickson. After her memories are tampered with by Gowther, Diane must also come face to face with her past before joining the Seven Deadly Sins. How will the appearance of someone she thought she'd lost forever affect the Sins' showdown with the Ten Commandments?"--Amazon.com.
"The three Babcock sisters must travel to a Mexican clinic across the border so their mother, ill with leukemia, can receive alternative treatments. The sisters' world is about to shatter under the weight of an incomprehensible betrayal. . . an illness far more insidious than cancer that poisons their home"--
"Anneli has lived in a small Mennonite community in Bolivia her whole life - until now. She and her father have packed their bags, changed their names and fled, and she doesn't know why. She only knows that her father is trying to locate her mother, who disappeared when Anneli was five. Arriving in Toronto, Anneli has to fend for herself in an alien environment, isolated in a big city with no idea how to navigate the unspoken codes that come with being fourteen and in high school. Torn between two worlds, she is troubled by the things she and her father have left behind - a vanished town, a long-ago crime - but determined to find her mother: the one person who might be able to tell her just what it is they're running from."--Dust jacket flap.
"Brutally murdered in the early 1970s, Molly can fade back to earth for a few fleeting moments as teenage hitchiker who can see the future. When Tatum, bullied at school and dumped by her best friend, picks up Molly and hears 'You're going to die. It willhurt and you'll be alone. And no one will help you,' Tatum and Molly must figure out how to help the other in order to save themselves"--
"Straight-laced Hannah chooses to participate in a hypnotism show at the local fair, but when the hypnotist leaves her mind open to suggestion, Hannah must learn to block out the demons that toy with her sense of right and wrong before she ends up killingher boyfriend to appease the demons"--