When Kate's little brother Matt goes missing, she learns that he is trapped in the world of Abadazad and she decides to go there to find him, even if it means never returning home.
While looking for her missing brother Matt in the world of Abadazad, Kate needs all the help she can get, especially when she encounters the Lanky Man, a heartless individual who wants to steal children's dreams.
While preparing to steal a famous Impressionist painting from a German bank, Artemis Fowl has no idea that Opal Koboi has cloned herself and escaped from jail, leaving only Captain Holly Short of the LEPrechon fairy police to save Artemis before Opal seeks revenge on him. Reprint.
In their continuing adventures, magician's apprentice Nathaniel, now fourteen years old, and the djinni Bartimaeus travel to Prague to locate the source of a golem's power before it destroys London.
The first volume in the brilliant, best-selling Bartimaeus sequence; now with a brand new cover!
When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation or a few simple illusions. But Nathaniel is a precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind: revenge. Against his will, Bartimaeus is packed off to steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from Simon Lovelace, a master magician of unrivalled ruthlessness and ambition. Before long, both djinni and apprentice are caught up in a terrifying flood of magical intrigue, murder and rebellion. Set in a modern-day London controlled by magicians, this hilarious, electrifying thriller will enthral readers of all ages.
In short, rhyming sentences tells the story of firefighters responding to a fire in a building from the time the alarm rings and the firefighters leave the station until they declare "all clear" and return.
When five freshmen arrive at Dexter College, a small liberal arts school in the quiet town of Home, Maine, the drama unfolds as quickly as the first keg is tapped. There's Shipley-blonde and beautiful, the object of envy and more than a little lust. Her edgy roommate, Eliza, came to Dexter to get noticed, and she has the attitude and the mouth to prove it. Tom is a jock-turned-artist-handsome, privileged, used to getting his own way. Sensitive Nick is Tom's wake-and-bake, pot-smoking roommate. And then there's Adam Gatz, a freckle-faced local boy and his not-so-little sister, Tragedy.
As Shipley, Eliza, Tom, Nick, and Adam find out, the first year of college is more than credits and cramming. It's a time of lust, love, secrecy, and scandal.
Uniting with Jason, Piper and Leo after the dangerous quest in The Son of Neptune , Percy, Hazel and Frank wonder who will be chosen to fulfill the Prophecy of Seven, completing their group's number, and sail with them to an ancient land to find the mysterious Doors of Death.
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