Posts in category: Supernatural
By Libba Bray
It’s 1895, and after the suicide of her mom, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is distributed off from the existence she is aware in India to Spence, a formal boarding college in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and liable to visions of the long run that experience an uncomfortable behavior of coming actual, Gemma’s reception there's a cold one. To make issues worse, she’s been by way of a mysterious younger Indian guy, a guy despatched to observe her. yet why? what's her future? And what's going to her entanglement with Spence’s strongest girls—and their foray into the religious world—lead to?
From the Hardcover edition.
By Ingrid Paulson
Nothing ever occurs in Norway. yet a minimum of Ellie is aware what to anticipate whilst she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and lengthy, sluggish summer season days. and perhaps she'll ultimately get out from below the shadow of her way-too-perfect vast brother, Graham, whereas she's there.
What Ellie does not expect is Graham's infuriating ally, Tuck, tagging alongside for the journey. Nor did she think boys going lacking amid rumors of most unlikely kidnappings. Least of all does she count on that anything strong and historic will wake up in her and that unusual whispers will urge Ellie to say her position between mythological warriors. rather than peace and quiet, without warning there is a lot for a woman from L.A. to deal with on a summer time sojourn in Norway! And while Graham vanishes, it is as much as Ellie—and the ever-sarcastic, if undeniably attractive, Tuck—to discover the reality approximately all of the disappearances and thwart the nefarious plan at the back of them.
Deadly legends, hidden identities, and tentative romance swirl jointly in a single girl's all at once epic coming-of-age.
By Octavia E. Butler
Octavia E. Butler is among the best voices in fiction--period. . . . A grasp storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and lack of expertise and shall we the reader see the fear and wonder of human nature.-"The Washington put up booklet international "Readers accustomed to . . . "Parable of the Sower and "Bloodchild will keep in mind that [Butler] by no means asks effortless questions or settles for simple answers."-Gerald Jonas in "The manhattan instances "Fledgling, Octavia Butler's first new novel in seven years, is the tale of an it appears younger, amnesiac lady whose alarmingly unhuman wishes and skills lead her to a startling end: She is in reality a genetically converted, 53-year-old vampire. pressured to find what she will be able to approximately her stolen former lifestyles, she needs to while research who wanted-and nonetheless wants-to wreck her and people she cares for and the way she will be able to store herself. "Fledgling is a charming novel that checks the bounds of "otherness" and questions what it potential to be really human. Octavia E. Butler is the writer of eleven novels, together with "Kindred, "Dawn, and "Parable of the Sower. Recipient of a MacArthur origin "genius" supply, the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award, and various different literary awards, she has been acclaimed for her lean prose, powerful protagonists, and social observations that variety from the far away prior to the a long way destiny.
By Kevin J. Todeschi
Is there rather this type of factor as soul buddies? in line with Edgar Cayce, certain. yet his definition of "soul mates," "twin souls," and "perfect companions" might fluctuate from what you are looking forward to. for many years, Cayce supplied hundreds of thousands of people with insights into the character in their own relationships, the dynamics of soul charm, and the common legislation at paintings that draw members together.
What is exclusive approximately Todeschi's booklet is that it explores the improvement of relationships over the years, performed out in the framework of reincarnation. as well as discussing soul mate relationships, their connection to the cyclic development of reincarnation, and the character of loneliness, this books appears on the basics of soul charm and gives modern examples of an analogous rules mentioned via Cayce.
By Josephine Angelini
"A needs to learn Romance. this can be the most effective books i have learn this 12 months. It has every thing a ebook must have: motion, event, violence, a butt-kicking heroine and one scorching hero." ―USA Today
This international is making an attempt to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening bronchial asthma make it more and more tricky to dwell a standard existence, and after a very humiliating incident ruins her first (and might be basically) actual occasion, she's able to disappear.
Suddenly, Lily unearths herself in a different Salem. One overrun with scary creatures and governed through strong women―including Lillian, this world's model of Lily.
What made Lily vulnerable at domestic, makes her striking right here. It additionally places her in poor possibility. confronted with new duties she will slightly comprehend and a love she by no means anticipated, Lily is left with one query: How can she be the savior of this global while she is literally her personal worst enemy?
Set in a global of witches, magic, and romance, Trial via Fire by way of the world over bestselling writer Josephine Angelini is the 1st publication of the younger grownup myth Worldwalker Trilogy.
“Angelini's most modern sequence opener combines the simplest parts of a mystical myth with tricks of sci-fi, heritage, and romance.” -School Library Journal
“A compelling, difficult international, a swoony romance, and a memorable solid make this one a blazing success.” -The Bulletin
By Ben Aaronovitch
Whilst younger women pass lacking in rural Herefordshire, police constable and wizard-in-training Peter supply is distributed out of London to examine that not anything supernatural is involved.
It’s basically routine—Nightingale, Peter’s enhanced, thinks he’ll be performed in lower than an afternoon. yet Peter’s by no means been one to stroll clear of anyone in difficulty, so while not anything openly magical turns up he volunteers his providers to the neighborhood police, who desire all of the aid they could get. yet as the universe likes a funny story up to the subsequent sadistic megalomaniac, Peter quickly involves discover that darkish secrets and techniques underlie the picturesque fields and villages of the nation-state and there may well simply be paintings for Britain’s such a lot junior wizard after all.
Soon Peter’s in a vicious race opposed to time, in an international the place the limits among fact and fairy have by no means been much less clear....
By Amber Benson
Calliope Reaper-Jones is Death's Daughter. She owes a debt to Cerberus, the 3 headed puppy that guards the gate's of hell-a debt that comprises a visit to Purgatory, Las Vegas, historic Egypt, and a coupon division shop that is extra scary than any supernatural creature she'll ever stumble upon.
By Blake Crouch
The overseas runaway bestsellers that encouraged the main watched summer season convey of 2015. From govt manufacturer M. evening Shyamalan, Wayward Pines returns could twenty fifth, 2016 and airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on FOX.
Secret carrier agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a transparent challenge: find and get well federal brokers who went lacking within the bucolic city one month previous. yet inside of mins of his arrival, Ethan is keen on a violent coincidence. He involves in a health facility, with out identity, no cellular phone, and no briefcase. The clinical employees turns out pleasant adequate, yet whatever feels…off. because the days cross, Ethan’s research into the disappearance of his colleagues turns up extra questions than solutions. Why can’t he get any telephone calls via to his spouse and son within the outdoor international? Why doesn’t an individual think he's who he says he's? and what's the aim of the electrified fences surrounding the city? Are they intended to maintain the citizens in? Or anything else out? every one step toward the reality takes Ethan farther from the area he inspiration he knew, from the fellow he notion he used to be, till he needs to face a scary fact—he could by no means get out of Wayward Pines alive.
2013 foreign mystery Award Nominee
By Anne Rice
"ANNE RICE WILL continue to exist in the course of the a while OF LITERATURE."
--San Francisco Chronicle
"TALTOS IS THE 3rd booklet IN a chain referred to as THE LIVES OF THE MAYFAIR WITCHES . . . Their haunted historical past has introduced the kin nice wealth, that's exercised from a brand new Orleans manse with Southern gentility; yet in fact such strength can't get away observe . . . or problem. . . Rice is an impressive expertise. . .
[Taltos] is a curious amalgam of gothic, glamour fiction, trade background, and excessive cleaning soap opera."
--The Washington publish ebook World
"AN complicated, wonderful IMAGINATION."
--Los Angeles occasions e-book Review
"SPELLBINDING . . . legendary . . . Anne Rice is a natural storyteller."
--Kirkus reports (starred)
"Her energy of invention turns out boundless. . . . She has made a masterpiece of the morbid, precious of Poe's daughter. . . . it truly is demanding to compliment sufficiently the originality of omit Rice."
--The Wall road magazine
By Rita Leganski
A magical debut novel from Rita Leganski, The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow is the story of a mute boy whose reward of wondrous listening to finds kinfolk secrets and techniques and forgotten voodoo lore, and exposes a homicide that threatens the souls of these who love him.
Bonaventure Arrow didn’t make a peep while he was once born, and the health care provider approximately took him for useless. yet he was once listening, putting sound within quiet and gaining his bearings. by the point he turns 5, he can listen flora develop, 1000 colors of blue, and the miniature tempests that rage inside of raindrops. He additionally hears the voice of his useless father, William Arrow, mysteriously murdered via a guy recognized purely because the Wanderer.
Exploring relatives relics, he opens doorways to the prior and unearths the foremost to an online of secrets and techniques that either carry his family members jointly, and threaten to rip them apart.
Set opposed to the backdrop of Nineteen Fifties New Orleans, The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow is a mystical tale concerning the misplaced paintings of listening and a wondrous little boy who brings therapeutic to the souls of all who love him.