The Doubtful Guest, Amy and Basil Gashlycrumb, Dracula and Lucy, Jumblies, the Great Veiled Bear-this curious cast of characters joins a slew of other peculiar people and beasts in this big beauty of a book. Thirty large-format reproductions display Edward Gorey's signature crosshatched drawings, elegant watercolors, and endless wit-all perfect for framing, or to treasure as a collection. This is a brand-new publication, not a remake of Gorey Posters (Abrams, 1979), now long out of print. With eighteen images in full color, Edward Gorey: The New Poster Book presents a refreshing and engaging survey of the genius of this beloved artist. Creator of more than one hundred works, Edward Gorey (1925-2000) was also a playwright, an award-winning set and costume designer, and the creator of the animated introduction to the PBS series Mystery!
Escape to the summer and feel the warmth of Paige Toon's storytelling ...From the bestselling author of Lucy in the Sky and Chasing Daisy, there are two soulmates, but three broken hearts in this "refreshing take on the happy-ever-after tale" (Marie Claire)."Do you still love him?" Every second of every minute of every hour of every day...Alice is eighteen and about to start university while Joe's life is seemingly going nowhere. A Dorset summer, a chance meeting, and the two of them fall into step as if they have known each other forever.But their idyll is shattered, suddenly, unexpectedly. Alice heads off to Cambridge and slowly picks up the pieces of her broken heart. Joe is gone, she cannot find him. When she catches the attention of Lukas-gorgeous, gifted, rich boy Lukas-she is carried along by his charm, swept up in his ambitious plans for a future together.Then Joe is there, once more, but out of reach in a way that Alice could never have imagined. Life has moved on, the divide between them is now so great. Surely it is far too late to relive those perfect summer days of long ago? If you fall too fast you might just crash...'For smart romantic fiction look no further than the new book from bestselling Paige Toon... Prepare yourself for a massive twist' RED on The One We Fell in Love WithToon, PaigePaige Toon was born in 1975. A philosophy graduate, she worked at teen, film and women's magazines, before ending up at Heat magazine as Reviews Editor. She is very experienced at events and interviews and has a significant social media following. The One We Fell in Love With was picked for the Zoella Book Club. Her novels are bestsellers throughout Europe.
Erscheinungsdatum: 28.01.2013, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: A Guide-Book to the Lake Louise Region, Including Paradise Valley, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and Neighborhood of Lake O'Hara. With Eighteen Full-Page, Autor: Wilcox, Walter Dwight, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 112, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 175 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 28.01.2013, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: A Guide-Book to the Lake Louise Region, Including Paradise Valley, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and Neighborhood of Lake O'Hara. With Eighteen Full-Page, Autor: Wilcox, Walter Dwight, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 112, Informationen: 423:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam, Gewicht: 162 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
BOOK THREE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES"Thrilling and hard to put down, readers will absolutely devour Tahir's latest." --BuzzFeedAn Entertainment Weekly Summer Reads pick!"The perfect summer read." --The Washington PostThe highly anticipated third book in #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir's EMBER QUARTET.Beyond the Martial Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger.Helene Aquilla, the Blood Shrike, is desperate to protect her sister's life and the lives of everyone in the Empire. But she knows that danger lurks on all sides: Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable and violent, while Keris Veturia, the ruthless Commandant, capitalizes on the Emperor's volatility to grow her own power--regardless of the carnage she leaves in her path.Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. But in the hunt to bring him down, Laia faces unexpected threats from those she hoped would help her, and is drawn into a battle she never thought she'd have to fight.And in the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher. But in doing so, he has vowed himself to an ancient power that demands his complete surrender--even if that means abandoning the woman he loves."The book deftly handles serious issues like the costs of genocide and war. Both action-packed and emotionally engaging, A Reaper at the Gates is the perfect summer read." -The Washington Post"Tahir has created another compelling story that defies readers to stop turning the pages." -Booklist, starred review"Fans of the series will not want to miss this action-packed installment." -BookishPraise for An Ember in the Ashes"An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smolders-as beautiful and radiant as it is searing." -Huffington Post"A harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human-and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear." -The Washington Post"Sabaa Tahir spins a captivating, heart-pounding fantasy." -Us Weekly"A worthy novel-and one as brave as its characters." -The New York Times Book Review"In a tale brimming with political intrigue and haunted by supernatural forces, the true tension comes from watching Elias and Laia struggle to decide where their loyalties lie." -Publishers Weekly, starred reviewPraise for A Torch Against the Night"A Torch Against the Night is an unabashed page-turner that scarcely ever pauses for breath." -The Christian Science Monitor"An adrenaline rush till the very last page." -BuzzFeed"[A] spectacular sequel." -Entertainment Weekly"Tahir proves to be a master of suspense and a canny practitioner of the cliffhanger, riveting readers' attention throughout....[An] action-packed, breathlessly paced story." -Booklist, starred review"This sequel has a darker tone and even higher stakes than its predecessor, setting the stage for a thrilling conclusion." -Publishers Weekly, starred reviewSabaa Tahir is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes and its sequel, A Torch Against the Night. She grew up in California's Mojave Desert at her family's eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother's comic book stash, and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.
Visceral and devastating, Rory Power's debut its an extraordinary tale of survival and female friendship.Everyone loses something to the Tox, Hetty lost her eye, Reese's hand has changed, and Byatt just disappeared completely.It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put in quarantine. The Tox turned the students strange and savage, the teachers died off one by one. Cut off from the mainland, the girls don't dare wander past the school's fence where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure as the Tox takes, their bodies becoming sick and foreign, things bursting out of them, bits missing.But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her best friend, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie in the wilderness past the fence. As she digs deeper, she learns disturbing truths about her school and what else is living on Raxter Island. And that the cure might not be a cure at all . . .The Power meets We Were Liars in Rory Power's compelling, visceral and completely unputdownable YA debut about survival and the power of female friendships.Part survival thriller, part post-apocalyptic romance, and part ecocritical feminist manifesto, a staggering gut punch of a book. Kirkus, Starred ReviewPower, RoryRory Power grew up in New England, where she lives and works as a crime fiction editor and story consultant for TV adaptation. She received a Masters in Prose Fiction from the University of East Anglia and thinks fondly of her time there, partially because she learned a lot but mostly because there were a ton of bunnies on campus. Wilder Girls is her debut novel.
"Celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. An eerie, unforgettable triumph." --Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn"Wilder Girls is so sharp and packs so much emotion in such wise ways. I'm convinced we're about to witness the emergence of a major new literary star." --Jeff VanderMeer, New York Times bestselling author of AnnihilationA feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears. This fresh, new debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you've read before.It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her.It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don't dare wander outside the school's fence, where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into everything.But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence. And when she does, Hetty learns that there's more to their story, to their life at Raxter, than she could have ever thought true.2 STARRED REVIEWS!"This thrilling saga...is sure to be one of the season's most talked-about books, in any genre."--EW"The perfect kind of story for our current era." --Hypable★, "Power's evocative, haunting, and occasionally gruesome debut will challenge readers to ignore its bewitching presence."-Booklist, Starred Review★, "This gritty, lush debut chronicling psychological and environmental tipping points...weaves a chilling narrative that disrupts readers' expectations through an expertly crafted, slow-burn reveal of the deadly consequences of climate change....Part survival thriller, part post-apocalyptic romance, and part ecocritical feminist manifesto, a staggering gut punch of a book."-Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review"An ode to empowering women and a testament to the strength of female bonds....Far more than just an unsettling horror story, this powerful debut novel about a strange disease at an all-girls boarding school explores female empowerment, friendship and survival with tenacity and brilliance."-Shelf Awareness"This thrilling saga...is sure to be one of the season's most talked-about books, in any genre."-EW"The perfect kind of story for our current era." -Hypable"Wilder Girls is so sharp and packs so much emotion in such wise ways. I'm convinced we're about to witness the emergence of a major new literary star." -Jeff VanderMeer, author of the New York Times bestseller Annihilation"Wilder Girls is the bold, imaginative, emotionally wrenching horror novel of my dreams-one that celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. An eerie, unforgettable triumph."-Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn"A nightmarish survival story that's as much literary fiction as it is young adult...I couldn't look away."-Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White, and Royal Blue"The eeriness of Raxter Island permeates every scene, and Rory Power's characters are fierce and honest, blazing from the pages. This is a groundbreaking speculative story-brutal and beautiful, raw and unflinching. I adored this book."-Emily Suvada, author of This Mortal Coil"A feminist, LGBT, sci-fi-horror story with all the tantalizing elements of gore, mystery, war, and love you can ask for. Real, flawed, brave girls against a world gone mad. A shudderingly good read!" -Dawn Kurtagich, author of Teeth in the Mist