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  • The Old Man and the Sea

    The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953, and the year after, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Ernest Hemingway in 1954. It was the last major work of fiction written by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime. One of his most famous works, this short novel is already a modern classic. It is the superbly told, tragic story of Santiago, an ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

    series Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy
    The New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories chronicling the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter is now available in print with ten brand-new comic illustrations!Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. The events of City of Heavenly Fire left him stripped of his memories, and Simon isn’t sure who he ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Hemmed in Silver

    by Forthright ...
    series Songs of the Amaranthine #5
    Fairies in the garden. Frost on the pumpkins. Farmhands at the dance.Wyn Outler doesn't talk about where he came from (or how long ago). All part of the vows he took when he and his best friend turned their backs on the In-between. Decades later, when a letter arrives from an orphan boy who thinks he's found his uncle, Wyn faces the monumental task of welcoming two children into a household rife ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Dragged through Hedgerows

    by Forthright ...
    series Songs of the Amaranthine #3
    He had one job. Becoming a family pet wasn’t it.For the sake of his people, Daroo-fen has lived among humans, working as a lawyer in a little mountain town. He’s vowed to protect the surrounding woodlands, no matter the cost. But in the course of duty, he meets a man who needs help … and a friend. Too long a loner, Daroo cannot keep away, but there’s a fine line between getting close and getting ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Governed by Whimsy

    by Forthright ...
    series Songs of the Amaranthine #4
    His whims drove off her predecessors. Her whimsy drives him to distraction.To Ambrose P. Merriman, a stage actor who’s gained acclaim on three continents, reaver escorts are more trouble than they’re worth. Easy-come, easy-go, he hardly bothers to learn their names anymore. But the director and producer of their theater troupe, who are already dancing on the fringes of acceptability, won’t risk ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Followed by Thunder

    by FORTHRIGHT ...
    series Songs of the Amaranthine #2
    One sister, a pure light that beckons, the other, a fierce light that burns.Fira and her sister are chased out of another village. Fleeing on foot across the empty moors, they’re caught by a storm that roars like the monsters ever in pursuit. But the wind changes and the thundering brings a stampede of defenders who carry them off to a secret place. Where mares dance and rabbits mine. Where the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Marked by Stars

    by FORTHRIGHT ...
    series Songs of the Amaranthine #1
    A wolf without a pack and a boy in need of roots become founders.After a heavenly visitation, one young wolf turns his back on his pack and on the moon in order to tread a lonesome path. A blaze of stars. A brand of copper. A burden of trust. First of Dogs, he takes a new name, makes peace with group of weary humans, and helps to found the In-between. This is a tale of the Kindred. This is the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Unexpected Magic

    Collected Stories

    Master storyteller Diana Wynne Jones presents ariveting collection of unpredictable tales, including:A cat tells how the kindhearted wizard she owns is suddenly called upon to defeat a horrific Beast.When Anne has mumps, her drawings come to life, and she must protect her home from them.Four children become involved in the intrigue surrounding an innocent prince, an evil count, and a brave outlaw ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • His Hideous Heart

    13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined

    Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation.Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in both ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Cumpleaños

    El Barco de Vapor

    series El Barco de Vapor
    ¡En SM México estamos de fiesta! Cumplimos nuestra segunda década y por supuesto que lo vamos a celebrar. Para ello, decidimos lanzar esta edición especial que reúne a todos los autores que han obtenido el premio El Barco de Vapor. A lo largo de estos veinte años, SM ha visto pasar cientos de escritores e ilustradores que nos encantan con sus historias. Ellos han hecho posible que El Barco de ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt

    series Encyclopedia Brown #18
    Suspects who are identical twins...A leaking tent...Magical worm pills...A zebra's portrait...And a sheet of toilet paper from Spain that's been swiped!These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computer-like brain. Try and crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back! ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Iggy and Me on Holiday (Iggy and Me, Book 3)

    series Iggy and Me #3
    More adventures of the irrepressible Iggy as told by her sister Flo, by Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Finding Violet Park.This is the third outing for Jenny Valentine’s endearing siblings, and this time they’re full of plans for the school holidays.Will they go camping, or to the seaside? Or have Mum and Dad got something entirely different ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Throwing Shadows

    "Five short stories are told in the first person, all crisp and compactly tailored in setting forth their common theme of self-awareness".--Booklist (starred review) ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Hogwarts Library Collection

    The Complete Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Books

    series Hogwarts Library book
    A collection of three books treasured by users of the great library at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's masterful work on magical creatures; Quidditch Through the Ages, a comprehensive history of the game and its rules; and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, with an introduction and illustrations by J.K. Rowling and extensive ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Lost Stories

    Book 11

    by John Flanagan ...
    series Ranger's Apprentice #11
    Inspired by his millions of fans worldwide, many of whom wrote him emails and letters questioning the fate or the origin of some of the most popular characters and storylines from Ranger’s Apprentice, John Flanagan decided to reward his loyal readers with a collection of stories answering these questions. In Book 11 of the Ranger's Apprentice epic, fans will see never-before-published stories ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Mixed Magics

    series Chronicles of Chrestomanci
    Dapper, debonair, and wise, the great enchanter Chrestomanci has nine lives and a strong personality as well as strong magic. That personality reverberates in each of these four dazzling stories.A warlock tries to escape Chrestomanci's justice by fleeing to another world-with hilarious results. Cat Chant and Tonino Montana reluctantly join forces when Chrestomanci sends them on a visit that turns ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Faery Tales & Nightmares

    by Melissa Marr ...
    Faery Tales & Nightmares is an anthology of short stories by Melissa Marr, many set in the world of her Wicked Lovely series.Marr revisits favorite fan characters such as faeries Niall and Irial, and introduces fascinating new beings, including a vampire, a pair of selchie brothers, and a goblin. The strange creatures can appear anywhere, coming from the sea, from the woods, from inside storms; ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Secrets of Galathea Volume 1

    by Elle Beaumont ...
    For fans of Jennifer Donnelly, Catherine Jones Payne, Rivers Solomon, and Saran Henning comes an adventurous and magical collection of mermaid shorts.Journey to the depths in this fast paced collection of four short stories, based in the same kingdom, spanning from centuries to weeks apart.A merman and his brother are tasked with protecting what belongs to their people and failure is not an option ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Stories From the World of Mundial

    by Marc Van Pelt ...
    series World of Mundial
    Four short stories that take place in the World of Mundial. Stories include dragons, elves, magic, ship battles, and a little time distortion. Also meet again some of my beloved characters from both of my book series.Contains the Short Stories: Forest Spirit, Time Mage, The Merchant Ship Cree, and Frost Wyrm ... Read more

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  • Iggy and Me and the New Baby (Iggy and Me, Book 4)

    series Iggy and Me #4
    More adventures of the irrepressible Iggy as told by her sister Flo, by Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Finding Violet Park.At home, all Iggy could think and talk about was babies.“Pleeease have one more, “ she said. “Just one.”Iggy is OBSESSED with babies and wants more than anything in the world to have a new baby brother or baby sister to ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Welcome to Bordertown

    Bordertown: a city on the border between our human world and the elfin realm. Runaway teens come from both sides of the border to find adventure, to find themselves. Elves play in rock bands and race down the street on spell-powered motorbikes. Human kids recreate themselves in the squats and clubs and artists' studios of Soho. Terri Windling's original Bordertown series was the forerunner of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Stopping for a Spell

    In three wild and wacky tales, find out what can happen when......An old armchair that you've finally decided to get rid of comes to life -- and has a definite attitude. It thinks it can rule the entire household!...Not one, but four grannies come to take care of you and your stepsister. You manage to work some magic, and are granted three wishes -- but soon fear you may get what you wished for!.. ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The War of the Worlds (AD Classic Illustrated)

    by H. G. Wells ...
    Illustrated by Frank R. Paul ...
    Shortly after astronomers observe explosions on the surface of Mars, meteor-like objects begin crashing into Earth. Martians emerge from their craters in large tripods, wiping out army units with heat-rays as they roam the English countryside. When the order is given to evacuate London, all seems lost. But there is one minor detail that the Martians did not plan for. H. G. Wells is credited with ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies

    And Other Warped and Creepy Tales

    by David Lubar ...
    series Weenies Stories
    A girl doesn't have a date for the school dance—until her dad makes one for her in his lab. "Lily—meet Stitchy." A family enjoys a nice Thanksgiving dinner—until they are interrupted by a torrent of turkeys out for revenge. A princess meets a pea-brained suitor. And the battle of two red hot pepper weenies ends in flames.Critically-acclaimed author and master of the macabre David Lubar returns ... Read more

    $11.99 USD