The students say her spirit haunts it. Willie doesn't believe in ghosts, but when strange things start happening at the school, she isn't sure anymore. A student drowned in the river last year, and the girls whisper that she was killed by a jealous lover. Willie's room is the very room the dead girl slept in.
. Her pupils are the daughters of the Cherokee elite—educated and more wealthy than she, and the school is cloaked in mystery. She's also not sure what to make of a boy from the nearby boys' school who has taken an interest in her—his past is cloaked in secrets. To escape a home she doesn't belong in anymore, she assumes the name of a former classmate and accepts a teaching job at the Cherokee Female Seminary.
Nothing prepares her for what she finds there. Soon, even she has to admit that the revenant may be trying to tell her something. When willie arrives in indian Territory, she knows only one thing: no one can find out who she really is.
The Eye of Minds The Mortality Doctrine, Book One
If he accepts their challenge, michael will need to go off the VirtNet grid, to the back alleys and corners of the system human eyes have never seen—and it’s possible that the line between game and reality will be blurred forever. The author who brought you the #1 new york times bestselling maze runner series and two #1 movies—The Maze Runner and The Scorch Trials—now brings you an electrifying adventure trilogy an edge-of-your-seat adventure that takes you into a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyber terrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams.
Praise for the bestselling mortality doctrine series:“Dashner takes full advantage of the Matrix-esque potential for asking ‘what is real. Io9. Com “set in a world taken over by virtual reality gaming, the series perfectly captures Dashner’s hallmarks for inventiveness, teen dialogue and an ability to add twists and turns like no other author.
Mtv. Com “a brilliant, gamified mash-up of The Matrix and Inception, visceral, guaranteed to thrill even the non-gaming crowd. Christian Science Monitor. The world is virtual, but the danger is real in book one of the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series, the next phenomenon from the author of the Maze Runner series, James Dashner.
Includes a sneak peek of the fever code, the highly-anticipated conclusion to the Maze Runner series—the novel that finally reveals how the maze was built! The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and the more hacking skills you have, the more fun it is. And one gamer has been doing exactly that, with murderous results.
Cinder The Lunar Chronicles Book 1
Where do you write?i have a home office that i've decorated with vintage fairy tale treasures that I've collected my favorite is a Cinderella cookie jar from the forties and NaNoWriMo posters, but sometimes writing there starts to feel too much like work. Marissa meyer on cinder, writing, and leading menwhich of your characters is most like you?I wish I could say that I'm clever and mechanically-minded like Cinder, but no—I can't fix anything.
But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. We'd just have enough time to enjoy some fresh coconut before we were rescued. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness.
From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. She's a romantic and a daydreamer and maybe a little on the naïve side—things that could be said about me too—although she does find courage when it's needed most. I think we'd all like to believe we'd have that same inner strength if we ever needed it.
A deadly plague ravages the population. I guess that's a lot of things that appeal to me about her, but she's been a really fun character to write! The two leading men in Scarlet, Wolf and Captain Thorne, aren't half bad either.
Priscilla cummings deftly weaves a suspenseful tale of three teenagers caught in a wicked web of deception. Soon, brady discovers the terrible truth behind the kayak’s sinking, and it will change the lives of those he loves forever. Brady loves life on the Chesapeake Bay with his friends J. T. Tragedy strikes when the diAngelos’ kayak overturns in the bay, and Brady wonders if it was more than an accident.
. But developers and rich families are moving into the area, and while Brady befriends some of them, like the DiAngelos, his parents and friends are bitter about the changes. And Digger.
Freak the Mighty Scholastic Gold
This simple yet timeless story explores many themes, including bullying -- an important topic in today's schools. Freak the mighty joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!it has been over twenty years -- and more than two million copies, and a popular Miramax feature film -- since the world was introduced to this powerful story of a unique friendship between a troubled, eight foreign editions, oversized boy and the tiny, physically challenged genius who proves that courage comes in all sizes.
Freak the mighty is sure to remain fresh, dramatic, and memorable for the next twenty years and beyond! .
All of the Above
Weaving together the different personal stories of the kids, and the community that surrounds them, award-winning author Shelley Pearsall has written a vividly engaging story about the math, their teacher, life and good-tasting barbecue. Filled with unexpected humor, poignant characters and quiet brilliance, All of the Above is a surprising gem.
Based on a true story, all of the Above is the delightful and suspenseful story of four inner city students and their quest to build the world's largest tetrahedron.
But can he make the one that really counts? . From the #1 new york times bestselling author of HEAT and TRAVEL TEAM. Everyone calls nate brodie "brady" because he's a New England quarterback, just like his idol, Tom Brady. More than anything, his mom's working two jobs, Nate's family needs the money—his dad's been downsized, and they're on the verge of losing their house.
Suddenly the boy with the golden arm is having trouble completing a pass. The worry is more weight than a 13-year-old can bear, and it's affecting his playing for his own football team. And now he's got a chance to win a million dollars by throwing one pass through a target at halftime in the Patriots; Thanksgiving night game.
The Dark Between
Is this the work of a flesh-and-blood villain, or is something otherworldly at play? This unlikely trio must illuminate what the scientists have not, and open a window to secrets taken to the grave—or risk joining the spirit world themselves. A supernatural romance about the powers that lie in the shadows of the mind, perfect for fans of Sarah Rees Brennan, Alyxandra Harvey, and Libba Bray.
Each running from a shadowed past, Asher, Kate, and Elsie take refuge within the walls of Summerfield College. At the turn of the twentieth century, Spiritualism and séances are all the rage—even in the scholarly town of Cambridge, England. But their peace is soon shattered by the discovery of a dead body nearby.
While mediums dupe the grief-stricken, a group of local fringe scientists seeks to bridge the gap to the spirit world by investigating the dark corners of the human mind.