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The Moth in the Mirror
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781613126585
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • An original ebook-only novella in theáSplinteredáseries from the point of view of fan-favorite character, Jeb.

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    Untamed (UK edition)
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1419719262
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Read and download full book Untamed (UK edition)

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    Untamed (Splintered Series Companion)
  • Author : Anita G. Howard
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1419722034
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Alyssa Gardner went down the rabbit hole and took control of her destiny. She survived the battle for Wonderland and the battle for her heart. In this collection of three novellas, join Alyssa and her family as they look back at their memories of Wonderland. In Six Impossible Things, Alyssa recalls the most precious moments of her life after Ensnared, and the role magic plays in preserving the happiness of those she loves. Alyssa's mother reminisces about her own time in Wonderland and giving up the crown to rescue the man who would become her husband in The Boy in the Web. And Morpheus delves into Jeb's memories of the events of Splintered in The Moth in the Mirror. Read all the books in the New York Times bestselling Splintered series: Splintered (Book 1), Unhinged (Book 2), Ensnared (Book 3), and Untamed (The Companion Novel). Praise for Splintered: STARRED REVIEW "Fans of dark fantasy, as well as of Carroll's Alice in all her revisionings (especially Tim Burton's), will find a lot to love in this compelling and imaginative novel." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Alyssa is one of the most unique protagonists I've come across in a while. Splintered is dark, twisted, entirely riveting, and a truly romantic tale." --USA Today "Brilliant, because it is ambitious, inventive, and often surprising -- a contemporary reworking of Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,'' with a deep bow toward Tim Burton's 2010 film version." --The Boston Globe "It's a deft, complex metamorphosis of this children's fantasy made more enticing by competing romantic interests, a psychedelic setting, and more mad violence than its original." --Booklist " Protagonist Alyssa...is an original. Howard's visual imagination is superior. The story's creepiness is intriguing as horror, and its hypnotic tone and setting, at the intersection of madness and creativity, should sweep readers down the rabbit hole." --Publishers Weekly "While readers will delight in such recognizable scenes as Alyssa drinking from a bottle to shrink, the richly detailed scenes that stray from the original will entice the imagination. These adventures are indeed wonderful." --BookPage "Attention to costume and setting render this a visually rich read..." --Kirkus Reviews "Wonderland is filled with much that is not as wonderful as might be expected, and yet, it is in Wonderland that Alyssa accepts her true nature. The cover with its swirling tendrils and insects surrounding Alyssa will surely attract teen readers who will not disappointed with this magical, edgy tale." --Reading Today Online "Creepy, descriptive read with a generous dollop of romance." --School Library Journal

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    Monsters in the Mirror
  • Author : A J Hartley
  • Publisher : UCLan Publishing
  • Pages : 247
  • ISBN : 9781912979066
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Eleven-year-old Darwen Arkwright's ordinary life changed forever when he was given a magical mirror, a portal to the wonderful world of Silbrica. Darwen defeated the terrible monsters released from the mirror once. Now, an even more terrifying beast has escaped through the mirror. Darwen and his friends, Rik and Alexandra, must journey to Costa Rica to save the world from a giant tentacled creature that leaves destruction in its wake. This time, old allies can't be trusted, and the danger runs deeper than Darwen could have ever imagined. The problem with doors is that they open both ways. There are monsters inside, and some of them are trying to get out ...

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    Stain
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 532
  • ISBN : 9781683354079
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A princess must win back her kingdom, save a prince, and restore peace in this fantasy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of the Splintered series. After Lyra—a princess incapable of speech or sound—is cast out of her kingdom of daylight by her wicked aunt, a witch saves her life, steals her memories, and raises her in an enchanted forest...disguised as a boy known only as Stain. Meanwhile, in Lyra’s rival kingdom, the prince of thorns and night is dying, and the only way for him to break his curse is to wed the princess of daylight—for she is his true equal. As Lyra finds her way back to her identity, an imposter princess prepares to steal her betrothed prince and her crown. To win back her kingdom, save the prince, and make peace with the land of the night, Lyra must be loud enough to be heard without a voice, and strong enough to pass a series of tests—ultimately proving she’s everything a traditional princess is not. “A decadent fantasy anchored in childhood delights with vibrantly detailed writing and brilliantly theatrical subplots.” —Kirkus Reviews “[A] reimagining of “The Princess and the Pea” . . . An emotionally complex tale of fate, inner beauty, and found family that illustrates the strength of love born from friendship.” —Publishers Weekly

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    Oscar and the Moth
  • Author : Geoff Waring
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 060606740X
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • For use in schools and libraries only. When Oscar the kitten has questions about light and dark, Moth explains about different sources of light, how shadows are made, and why it gets dark at night.

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    The Moth
  • Author : Catherine Burns
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781401305963
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • For the first time in print, celebrated storytelling phenomenon The Moth presents fifty spellbinding, soul-bearing stories selected from their extensive archive (fifteen-plus years and 10,000-plus stories strong). Inspired by friends telling stories on a porch, The Moth was born in small-town Georgia, garnered a cult following in New York City, and then rose to national acclaim with the wildly popular podcast and Peabody Award-winning weekly public radio show The Moth Radio Hour. Stories include: writer Malcolm Gladwell's wedding toast gone horribly awry; legendary rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels' obsession with a Sarah McLachlan song; poker champion Annie Duke's two-million-dollar hand; and A. E. Hotchner's death-defying stint in a bullring . . . with his friend Ernest Hemingway. Read about the panic of former Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart when he misses Air Force One after a hard night of drinking in Moscow, and Dr. George Lombardi's fight to save Mother Teresa's life. This will be a beloved read for existing Moth enthusiasts, fans of the featured storytellers, and all who savor well-told, hilarious, and heartbreaking stories.

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    Mirror in the Sky
  • Author : Aditi Khorana
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 9781595148568
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  • Genre : Astronomy
  • Tara, an Indian-American junior at Brierly prep school, feels her world dramatically change when a mirror planet to Earth is discovered and she, in this new era of scientific history, reconsiders her self and possible selves.

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    Whose Face Is in the Mirror?
  • Author : Dianne Schwartz
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN : 9781401933319
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • The Story of One Woman’s Journey from the Nightmare of Domestic Abuse to True Healing. Throughout this book, Schwartz offers valuable self-help techniques to enable battered women to discover their self-worth and regain their lives. Her honesty in detailing her thought processes provides enormous insight into the psyche of a victim of abuse, while her ultimate recovery offers hope to others trapped within the cycle of domestic violence. All profits from this book will be donated to charity.

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    The Mirror & the Maze
  • Author : Renée Ahdieh
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 7
  • ISBN : 9780399547744
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The city of Rey is burning. With smoke billowing, fires blazing and his people fleeing, Khalid races back to defend his city, and protect his queen. But Khalid is too late to do either. He and his men arrive to find the city in ruins, nothing but a maze of destruction, and Shahrzad is gone. But who could have wrought such devastation? Khalid fears he may already know the answer, the price of choosing love over the people of Rey all too evident.

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    The Moth & the Flame
  • Author : Renée Ahdieh
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9780399547737
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • It started as playful, if barbed, banter before rising to a fateful wager with a most notorious rake—the Captain of the Guard, Jalal al-Khoury—who may have finally met his match in a lovely, if haughty, handmaiden, Despina. But she, too, seems to have met her match in the handsome Jalal. What begins as a tempestuous battle of will and wit in short order becomes a passionate affair spurred on by tragedy of the worst kind.

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    The Moth in the Iron Lung
  • Author : Forrest Maready
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 1717583679
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  • Genre : Poliomyelitis
  • A fascinating account of the world's most famous disease-polio- told as you have never heard it before. Epidemics of paralysis began to rage in the early 1900s, seemingly out of nowhere. Doctors, parents, and health officials were at a loss to explain why this formerly unheard of disease began paralyzing so many children-usually starting in their legs, sometimes moving up through their abdomen and arms. For an unfortunate few, it could paralyze the muscles that allowed them to breathe. Why did this disease start to become such a horrible problem during the late 1800s? Why did it affect children more often than adults? Why was it originally called teething paralysis by mothers and their doctors? Why were animals so often paralyzed during the early epidemics when it was later discovered most animals could not become infected? The Moth in the Iron Lung is a fascinating biography of this horrible paralytic disease, where it came from, and why it disappeared in the 1950s. If you've never explored the polio story beyond the tales of crippled children and iron lungs, this book will be sure to surprise.

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    Unhinged
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1419713736
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Life gets complicated once again for teenaged Alyssa when her mother returns home from an asylum and the mysterious Morpheus tempts Alyssa with another dangerous quest in the dark, challenging Wonderland.

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    Me (Moth)
  • Author : Amber McBride
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781250780379
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A debut YA novel-in-verse by Amber McBride, Me (Moth) is about a teen girl who is grieving the deaths of her family, and a teen boy who crosses her path. Moth has lost her family in an accident. Though she lives with her aunt, she feels alone and uprooted. Until she meets Sani, a boy who is also searching for his roots. If he knows more about where he comes from, maybe he’ll be able to understand his ongoing depression. And if Moth can help him feel grounded, then perhaps she too will discover the history she carries in her bones. Moth and Sani take a road trip that has them chasing ghosts and searching for ancestors. The way each moves forward is surprising, powerful, and unforgettable. Here is an exquisite and uplifting novel about identity, first love, and the ways that our memories and our roots steer us through the universe.

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    RoseBlood
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN : 9781613121412
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • From the bestselling author of the Splintered series, a talented young opera singer enrolls in a French performing arts school shrouded in mystery. Rune has a mysterious affliction that’s linked to her musical talent. Her mother believes creative direction will help, so she sends Rune to a French arts conservatory rumored to have inspired The Phantom of the Opera. When Rune begins to develop a friendship with the elusive Thorn, she realizes that with him, she feels cured. But as their love grows, Thorn is faced with an impossible choice: save Rune or protect the phantom haunting RoseBlood, the only father he’s ever known. Fans of Daughter of Smoke & Bone and the Splintered series will adore this retelling of one of the most famous stories of all time. Praise for RoseBlood “The Phantom of the Opera is reborn in this supernatural tale of music, passions, and love. . . . A rich, atmospheric story that readers will be hard-pressed to put down.” —Kirkus Reviews “Rune is a multifaceted, artistic character whose actions and reactions feel believably young adult as she confronts questions about family secrets and heredity. This is an accomplished undertaking. . . . VERDICT A good purchase for paranormal romance collections, and the connections to a classic work of literature add appeal.” —School Library Journal

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    Ensnared
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN : 1484477022
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • After surviving a disastrous battle at prom, Alyssa has embraced her madness and gained perspective. She's determined to rescue her two worlds and the people and netherlings she loves. Even if it means challenging Queen Red to a final battle of wills and wiles . . . and even if the only way to Wonderland, now that the rabbit hole is closed, is through the looking-glass world; a parallel dimension filled with mutated and violent netherling outcasts.

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    The Mirrorwood
  • Author : Deva Fagan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781534497160
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Perfect for fans of the Twisted Tales series and Doll Bones, this thrilling middle grade fantasy follows a girl without a face as she battles a deadly enchanted forest and learns the truth behind her world’s fairy tales. Appearances are always deceiving… ​​Fable has been cursed by what the people in her village call the Blight, a twisted enchantment that leaves her without a face of her own. To stay alive, Fable has to steal the faces of others, making her an outcast that no one trusts. When the fierce Blighthunter Vycorax comes to kill Fable to stop her curse from spreading, Fable narrowly escapes by fleeing into the thorny woods surrounding her small village. The treacherous forest has been ruled by a demon-prince for centuries, a deadly place trapped in time. Fable—and her opinionated feline companion, Moth—is the first to dare enter in a very long time. There, she encounters a tediously chatty skull, dangerously meddlesome deities, and a beast so powerful it tears at the fabric of reality, leaving nothingness in its horrible wake. Fable will soon discover that, in the Mirrorwood, nothing is quite like the stories say, and the perilous realm may be the only chance she has to break her curse and find her true self.

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    Once, in a Town Called Moth
  • Author : Trilby Kent
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9781101918135
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Ana is not your typical teenager. She grew up in a tiny Mennonite colony in Bolivia, and her mother fled the colony when Ana was a young girl. Now Ana and her father have also fled, and Ana doesn't know why. She only knows that something was amiss in their tight-knit community. Arriving in Toronto, Ana has to fend for herself in this alien environment, completely isolated in a big city with no help and no idea where to even begin. But begin she does: she makes a friend, then two. She goes to school and tries to understand the myriad unspoken codes and rules. She is befriended by a teacher. She goes to the library, the mall, parties. And all the while, she searches for the mother who left so long ago, and tries to understand her father -- also a stranger in a strange land, with secrets of his own. This is a beautifully told story that will resonate with readers who have struggled with being new and unsure in a strange place, even if that place is in a classroom full of people they know. Ana's story is unique but universal; strange but familiar; extraordinary but ordinary: a fish out of water tale that speaks to us all.

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    In the Slipstream
  • Author : Fiction Collective Two (U.S.)
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : 1573660809
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Along the way, FC2 has introduced readers to the works of Mark Layner, Russell Banks, Raymond Federman, Ronald Sukenick, Eurudice, Gerald Vizenor and many more."--BOOK JACKET.

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    The Ghost in the Mirror
  • Author : John Bellairs,Brad Strickland
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781101659700
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • It was a warm summer day in 1951 when Rose Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann entered the tunnel. When they had emerged, it was snowing...and the year was 1828. Mrs. Zimmermann had felt that the ghost of Granny Wetherbee, who had taught Mrs. Zimmermann witchery, was in trouble and needed help. So she and Rose Rita had traveled to Pennsylvania where Granny had lived. They never dreamed that they would also journey back to a time long ago where they would encounter a sorcerer more terrifying than either could have imagined. Books by John Bellairs: The Doom of the Haunted Opera The Figure In the Shadows The Ghost in the Mirror The House With a Clock In Its Walls The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring The Mansion in the Mist The Specter From the Magician's Museum The Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder

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    Morgan in the Mirror
  • Author : A.L. Tyler
  • Publisher : Addisyn L Tyler
  • Pages : 114
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Sixteen-year-old Penny Sparks needed a job and a knight in shining armor. She didn't expect to get both of them quite so literally. Now working the summer at Dragon's Brackens renaissance festival and enjoying a flirtation with one of the dazzlingly handsome show jousters, she thought her life had become exciting enough. She's about to walk in on her boss, a humble mirror artist, doing something not quite normal. Not quite human, even. Because as it turns out, the owner of Morgan's Mirrors is a Fay... Morgan le Fay. And with her cover blown, she's now demanding Penny's help hiding from an evil wizard and a secret order of knights that have hunted her through the ages. She's willing to compensate Penny for her time with magic. Even so, what she's asking is way above Penny's pay grade. Keywords: teen teenage ya young adult paranormal mystery family secrets coming of age fantasy supernatural adventure strong female lead girl power book novel story urban contemporary colorado metaphysical visionary rivalry arthurian legend morgan le fay merlin rennaissance festival renaissance summer job magic sorcery witch wizard enchantment curse fae fairy fairies romance love camelot excalibur lancelot

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    Splintered (Splintered Series #1)
  • Author : A. G. Howard
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1419704281
  • Reader Reviews : 87
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • An original ebook-only novella in the Splintered series from the point of view of fan-favorite character, Jeb.

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    Moth Smoke
  • Author : Mohsin Hamid
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781101617694
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The debut novel from the internationally bestselling author of Exit West and The Reluctant Fundamentalist, both shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Moth Smoke, Mohsin Hamid’s deftly conceived first novel, immediately marked him as an uncommonly gifted and ambitious young literary talent to watch when it was published in 2000. It tells the story of Daru Shezad, who, fired from his banking job in Lahore, begins a decline that plummets the length of Hamid’s sharply drawn, subversive tale. Fast-paced and unexpected, Moth Smoke was ahead of its time in portraying a contemporary Pakistan far more vivid and complex than the exoticized images of South Asia then familiar to the West. It established Mohsin Hamid as an internationally important writer of substance and imagination and the premier Pakistani author of our time, a promise he has amply fulfilled with each successive book. This debut novel, meanwhile, remains as compelling and deeply relevant to the moment as when it appeared more than a decade ago.

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    The Mirror Season
  • Author : Anna-Marie McLemore
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781250624130
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "An unforgettable story of trauma and healing, told in achingly beautiful prose with great tenderness and care." —#1 New York Times-bestselling author Karen M. McManus When two teens discover that they were both sexually assaulted at the same party, they develop a cautious friendship through her family’s possibly-magical pastelería, his secret forest of otherworldly trees, and the swallows returning to their hometown, in Anna-Marie McLemore's The Mirror Season. Graciela Cristales’ whole world changes after she and a boy she barely knows are assaulted at the same party. She loses her gift for making enchanted pan dulce. Neighborhood trees vanish overnight, while mirrored glass appears, bringing reckless magic with it. And Ciela is haunted by what happened to her, and what happened to the boy whose name she never learned. But when the boy, Lock, shows up at Ciela’s school, he has no memory of that night, and no clue that a single piece of mirrored glass is taking his life apart. Ciela decides to help him, which means hiding the truth about that night. Because Ciela knows who assaulted her, and him. And she knows that her survival, and his, depend on no one finding out what really happened.

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    Untamed
  • Author : Anita G. Howard
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0606390200
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Books
  • Alyssa Gardner went down the rabbit hole and took control of her destiny. She survived the battle for Wonderland and the battle for her heart. In this collection of three novellas, join Alyssa and her family as they look back at their memories of Wonderland. In "Six Impossible Things," Alyssa recalls the most precious moments of her life after "Ensnared," and the role magic plays in preserving the happiness of those she loves. Alyssa s mother reminisces about her own time in Wonderland and giving up the crown to rescue the man who would become her husband in "The Boy in the Web." And Morpheus delves into Jeb s memories of the events of Splintered in "The Moth in the Mirror." Read all the books in the" New York Times "bestselling Splintered series: "Splintered ("Book 1"), Unhinged "(Book 2"), Ensnared ("Book 3"), "and" Untamed ("The Companion Novel")." Praise for "Splintered: " STARRED REVIEW "Fans of dark fantasy, as well as of Carroll s Alice in all her revisionings (especially Tim Burton s), will find a lot to love in this compelling and imaginative novel." "Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" """Alyssa is one of the most unique protagonists I've come across in a while. Splintered is dark, twisted, entirely riveting, and a truly romantic tale." "USA Today" "Brilliant, because it is ambitious, inventive, and often surprising a contemporary reworking of Lewis Carroll s Alice s Adventures in Wonderland, with a deep bow toward Tim Burton s 2010 film version." "The Boston Globe" "It s a deft, complex metamorphosis of this children s fantasy made more enticing by competing romantic interests, a psychedelic setting, and more mad violence than its original." "Booklist" " Protagonist Alyssa...is an original. Howard's visual imagination is superior. The story's creepiness is intriguing as horror, and its hypnotic tone and setting, at the intersection of madness and creativity, should sweep readers down the rabbit hole." "Publishers Weekly" "While readers will delight in such recognizable scenes as Alyssa drinking from a bottle to shrink, the richly detailed scenes that stray from the original will entice the imagination. These adventures are indeed wonderful." "BookPage" "Attention to costume and setting render this a visually rich read..." "Kirkus Reviews" "Wonderland is filled with much that is not as wonderful as might be expected, and yet, it is in Wonderland that Alyssa accepts her true nature. The cover with its swirling tendrils and insects surrounding Alyssa will surely attract teen readers who will not disappointed with this magical, edgy tale." "Reading Today Online" "Creepy, descriptive read with a generous dollop of romance." "School Library Journal" "

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    Refiguring Modernism: Postmodern feminist readings of Woolf, West, and Barnes
  • Author : Bonnie Kime Scott
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 025321002X
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • "... an invaluable aid to the reconfiguration of literary modernism and of the history of the fiction of the first three decades of the twentieth century." —Novel "... her readings of texts are quite smart and eminently readable." —Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature "... a challenging and discerning study of the modernist period." —James Joyce Broadsheet (note: review of volume 1 only) "... highly important and beautifully written, constructing a contextually rich cultural history of Anglo-American modernism. It wears its meticulous erudition lightly, synthesizing an enormous amount of research, much of it original archival work." —Signs "Through her thoughtful exploration of the lives and work of these three female modernists, Scott shapes a new feminist literary history that successfully reconfigures modernism." —Woolf Studies Annual In this revisionary study of modernism, Bonnie Kime Scott focuses on the literary and cultural contexts that shaped Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West, and Djuna Barnes. Her reading is based upon fresh archival explorations, combining postmodern with feminist theory.

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    The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
  • Author : Chris Colfer
  • Publisher : Little Brown Bks Young Readers
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9781405517911
  • Reader Reviews : 45
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change. When the twins' grandmother gives them a treasured fairy-tale book, they have no idea they're about to enter a land beyond all imagining: the Land of Stories, where fairy tales are real. But as Alex and Conner soon discover, the stories they know so well haven't ended in this magical land - Goldilocks is now a wanted fugitive, Red Riding Hood has her own kingdom, and Queen Cinderella is about to become a mother! The twins know they must get back home somehow. But with the legendary Evil Queen hot on their trail, will they ever find the way? The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell brings readers on a thrilling quest filled with magic spells, laugh-out-loud humour and page-turning adventure.

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    Fundamentals of Physics
  • Author : David Halliday,Robert Resnick,Jearl Walker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 1314
  • ISBN : 9781119801146
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Science
  • Renowned for its interactive focus on conceptual understanding, its superlative problem-solving instruction, and emphasis on reasoning skills, the Fundamentals of Physics, 12th Edition, is an industry-leading resource in physics teaching. With expansive, insightful, and accessible treatments of a wide variety of subjects, including straight line motion, measurement, vectors, and kinetic energy, the book is an invaluable reference for physics educators and students.

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    The Moth Presents Occasional Magic
  • Author : Catherine Burns
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 9781101904428
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From storytelling phenomenon and hit podcast The Moth—and featuring contributions from Meg Wolitzer, Adam Gopnik, Krista Tippett, Andrew Solomon, Rosanne Cash, Ophira Eisenberg, Wang Ping, and more—a new collection of unforgettable true stories about finding the strength to face the impossible, drawn from the very best ever told on its stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at storytelling phenomenon The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of stories told live, onstage and without notes, Occasional Magic features voices familiar and new. Inside, storytellers from around the world share times when, in the face of seemingly impossible situations, they found moments of beauty, wonder, and clarity that shed light on their lives and helped them find a path forward. From a fifteen-year-old saving a life in Chicago to a mother of triplets trekking to the North Pole to a ninety-year-old Russian man recalling his standoff with the KGB, these storytellers attest to the variety and richness of the human experience, and the shared threads that connect us all. With honesty and humor, they stare down their fear, embrace uncertainty, and encourage us all to be more authentic, vulnerable, and alive.

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    The Book of Magic
  • Author : Alice Hoffman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781982189464
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Master storyteller Alice Hoffman brings us the conclusion of the Practical Magic series in a spellbinding and enchanting final Owens novel brimming with lyric beauty and vivid characters. The Owens family has been cursed in matters of love for over three-hundred years but all of that is about to change. The novel begins in a library, the best place for a story to be conjured, when beloved aunt Jet Owens hears the deathwatch beetle and knows she has only seven days to live. Jet is not the only one in danger—the curse is already at work. A frantic attempt to save a young man’s life spurs three generations of the Owens women, and one long-lost brother, to use their unusual gifts to break the curse as they travel from Paris to London to the English countryside where their ancestor Maria Owens first practiced the Unnamed Art. The younger generation discovers secrets that have been hidden from them in matters of both magic and love by Sally, their fiercely protective mother. As Kylie Owens uncovers the truth about who she is and what her own dark powers are, her aunt Franny comes to understand that she is ready to sacrifice everything for her family, and Sally Owens realizes that she is willing to give up everything for love. The Book of Magic is a breathtaking conclusion that celebrates mothers and daughters, sisters and brothers, and anyone who has ever been in love.

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    The Behaviour Of Moths
  • Author : Poppy Adams
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781405520065
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • From her lookout on the first floor, Ginny watches and waits for her younger sister to return to the crumbling mansion that was once their idyllic childhood home. Vivien has not set foot in the house since she left, forty-seven years ago; Ginny, the reclusive moth expert, has rarely ventured outside it. But with Vivien's arrival, dark, unspoken secrets surface. Told in Ginny's unforgettable voice, this debut novel tells a disquieting story of two sisters and the ties that bind - sometimes a little too tightly.

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    Life: Outlines of General Biology
  • Author : John Arthur Thomson,Sir Patrick Geddes
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : OXFORD:N11053592
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  • Genre : Books
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    The Moth and the Mountain
  • Author : Ed Caesar
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781501143380
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • "In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Mount Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceives his own crazy, beautiful plan: he will fly a plane from England to Everest, crash-land on its lower slopes, then become the first person to reach its summit--all utterly alone. Wilson doesn't know how to climb. He barely knows how to fly. But he has the right plane, the right equipment, and a deep yearning to achieve his goal. In 1933, he takes off from London in a Gipsy Moth biplane with his course set for the highest mountain on earth. Wilson's eleven-month journey to Everest is wild: full of twists, turns, and daring. Eventually, in disguise, he sneaks into Tibet. His icy ordeal is just beginning."--Provided by publisher.

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    Fundamentals of Physics, Chapters 33-37
  • Author : David Halliday,Robert Resnick,Jearl Walker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 444
  • ISBN : 9780470547946
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Science
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    The World Atlas of Street Photography
  • Author : Jackie Higgins
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN : 9780300207163
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  • Collects street photographs from noted photographers of cities around the world, from New York and Sao Paolo to Paris and Sydney.

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    Ombria in Shadow
  • Author : Patricia A. McKillip
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781101208106
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Ombria’s prince, Royce Greve, breathes his last—in palace rooms high above the city—he leaves his young son and mistress at the mercy of his ancient and powerful great-aunt, Domina Pearl. Meanwhile, in a dreamlike underworld peopled by Ombria’s ghosts, a sorceress weaves her spells and brews her potions, never revealing her real face—or true heart. And somewhere in between, the struggle to rule the whole of Ombria—both its light and shadows—will rest in the hands of those whose fractured lives align like the lost pieces of a magical puzzle….

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    In the Shadow of the Mountain
  • Author : Silvia Vasquez-Lavado
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781250776754
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • “In climbing the Seven Summits, Silvia Vasquez-Lavado did nothing less than take back her own life—one brave step at a time. She will inspire untold numbers of souls with this story, for her victory is a win on behalf of all of us.” —Elizabeth Gilbert Endless ice. Thin air. The threat of dropping into nothingness thousands of feet below. This is the climb Silvia Vasquez-Lavado braves in her page-turning, pulse-raising memoir following her journey to Mount Everest. A Latina hero in the elite macho tech world of Silicon Valley, privately, she was hanging by a thread. Deep in the throes of alcoholism, hiding her sexuality from her family, and repressing the abuse she’d suffered as a child, she started climbing. Something about the brute force required for the ascent— the risk and spirit and sheer size of the mountains and death’s close proximity—woke her up. She then took her biggest pain as a survivor to the biggest mountain: Everest. “The Mother of the World,” as it’s known in Nepal, allows few to reach her summit, but Silvia didn’t go alone. She gathered a group of young female survivors and led them to base camp alongside her. It was never easy. At times hair-raising, nerve-racking, and always challenging, Silvia remembers the acute anxiety of leading a group of novice climbers to Everest’s base, all the while coping with her own nerves of summiting. But, there were also moments of peace, joy, and healing with the strength of her fellow survivors and community propelling her forward. In the Shadow of the Mountain is a remarkable story of heroism, one which awakens in all of us a lust for adventure, an appetite for risk, and faith in our own resilience.

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    On the Scent
  • Author : Paolo Pelosi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780191029141
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  • Genre : Science
  • In humans, the perception of odours adds a fourth dimension to life, from the scent of flowers, the aroma of foods, and all the subtle smells in the environment. But how many types of odours can we distinguish? Why do we like the food we like? Which are the most powerful odorants, and how well does the human sense of smell perform compared with that of a dog or a butterfly? The sense of smell is highly complex, and such complexity discouraged scientists for a long time, leaving the world of smell in an atmosphere of mystery. Only recently, thanks to the new tools furnished by molecular biology and neuroscience, are we beginning to answer these questions, uncovering the hidden secrets of our sense of smell, and decoding the language used by most animals to communicate. In this book, Paolo Pelosi, one of the leading figures in the development of the science of olfaction, recounts how the chemical alphabet behind smell has been pieced together over the past three decades. Drawing on anecdotes from his own scientific career, and celebrating the rich variety of smells from herbs to flowers to roast coffee and freshly baked bread, he weaves together an engaging and remarkable account of the science behind the most elusive of our senses.

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    Moth To A Flame
  • Author : Cambria Hebert
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN : 194683629X
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Danger isn't Zoey's middle name. But it is something she can't forget, something she's reminded of every time she looks in the mirror. For those reasons, Zoey has become an expert at creating the perfect illusion. Her ability to fool the eye, to create truth where there was previously none makes her the best in the business. Working as a makeup and special effects artist for Hollywood combines her two life must-haves: her passion for makeup and hiding in plain sight. It also doesn't hurt that she's safe within the heavily secured and secret studio sets, away from the public eye. Then her perfect job becomes her perfect nightmare. Not only does her illusion slip with the blast of icy water, but it does so in front of the country's biggest action hero and the gossipiest of celebrity TV shows. At first, Zoey thinks danger hasn't caught up to her and the worst thing about her mishap is the world's most perfect man sees her in all her not-so-perfect glory. Until a series of unexplained "accidents" begins on set. That's when Zoey knows. Danger has caught up to her... and this time she fears death has, too.

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    The Moth's Flame
  • Author : Diane Simmons
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9781468505207
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Moths Flame is about a woman who fell madly in love with the perfect guy; until he no longer became what the doctor ordered. As time went on her better half began to use drugs and become abusive in ways unspeakable. Could the emotional, physical and mental damage that eroded after years of good times cause one to murder her husband? It's a mystery one would have to read from beginning to end!