On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called <more...>the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America, and into another realm.
Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower #4)
Roland and his band have narrowly escaped the city of Lud and boarded Blaine, a train that will take them to, of all places, Kansas, where the ghost c <more...>ity of Topeka has been depopulated by a superflu and where, alongside Interstate 70, an emerald palace rises enchantingly. Before Roland and the companions of his ka-tet continue along the Path of the Bean, Roland must tell his companions the tale that defines him both as a man and hero, a long-ago romance of witchery and evil, of the beautiful, unforgettable Susan Delgado, of the Big Coffin Hunters and Reah of the Coos. And when his tale is finished, Roland confronts a man who goes by many names, a man who "darkles and tincts" and who holds perhaps the key to the Dark Tower.
Wolves of The Calla (The Dark Tower #5)
Roland of Gilead, the gunslinger, is enlisted to protect an innocent farming community. But it tears him away from his urgent quest, where Roland face <more...>s his most deadly perils as he journeys through the Mid-West towards the Dark Tower.
Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower #6)
Father Callahan, Jake, and Oy are searching for Susannah Dean, who is essential to their quest to find and preserve the Dark Tower. Susannah is trappe <more...>d in 1999 New York, possessed by the demon-mother Mia, who is using Susannah's body to bring forth her child. The baby is also the gunslinger Roland's child, and Roland's future nemesis.
Dog Day (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #4)
It's summer vacation, the weather's great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where's Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games wit <more...>h the shades drawn. Greg, a self-confessed "indoor person", is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. But Greg's mom has a different vision for an ideal summer... one packed with outdoor activities and "family togetherness".
Can You Keep A Secret
Emma is a nervous flyer and she can't help but tell the man next to her - quite a dishy American, but she's too frightened to notice - all her innermo <more...>st secrets. She survives the flight, but when the American boss of the whole corporation visits the company, he seems strangely familiar.
I've Got Your Number
I've lost it. :( The only thing in the world I wasn't supposed to lose. My engagement ring. It's been in Magnus's family for three generations. And no <more...>w, the very same day his parents are coming, I've lost it. The very same day. Do not hyperventilate, Poppy. Stay positive!! :) A couple of glasses of bubbly with the girls at a charity do and Poppy's life has gone into meltdown. Not only has she lost her engagement ring, but in the panic that followed, she's lost her phone too. As she paces shakily round the hotel foyer she spots an abandoned phone in a bin. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number with the hotel staff. It was meant to be! Except the phone's owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn't agree. He wants his phone back, and doesn't appreciate Poppy reading all his messages and wading into his personal life. As Poppy juggles wedding preparations, phone messages and hiding her left hand from Magnus and his parents, can things get any more tangled?
When 28-year-old Lexi Smart wakes up in a London hospital, she's in for a big surprise. Her teeth are perfect. Her body is toned. Her handbag is Vuitt <more...>on. Having survived a car accident, in a Mercedes no less, Lexi has lost a big chunk of her memory, three years to be exact, and she's about to find out just how much things have changed.
The Undomestic Goddess
Samantha Sweeting, the 29-year-old heroine, is on the verge of partnership at the prestigious London law firm Carter Spink, the Holy Grail of her enti <more...>re workaholic life. But when she finds she has made a terrible, costly mistake just before the partnership decision, she's terrified of being fired.