In an alternate reality a lot like our world, every person’s physical size is directly proportional to their wealth, or how much munmun they have. The poorest of the poor are the size of rats, and billionaires are the size of skyscrapers.
Warner and his sister, Prayer, are destitute-and tiny. Their size is not just demeaning, but dangerous: day and night, they face mortal dangers that bigger, richer people don’t ever have to think about, from being mauled by cats to their house getting stepped on. They know their only hope is to scale up, but how can two littlepoors survive in a world built against them?
Sally Jones is an extraordinary ape and a loyal friend. In overalls or in a maharaja’s turban, this unique gorilla moves among humans without speaking but understanding everything. She and the Chief are devoted comrades who operate a cargo boat. A job they are offered pays big bucks, but the deal ends badly, and the Chief is falsely convicted of murder. For Sally Jones this is the start of a quest for survival and to clear the Chief’s name.
Powerful forces are working against her, and they will do anything to protect their own secrets.
What happens after ever after…?
Together, they walked across the property; the girl, the boy, and the dancing skeleton wrapped in rainbows. Neither of those who still possessed tissue and tongue spoke. This was the closest thing Loriel would have to a funeral; it would have been inappropriate to make light of it. They walked until they came to the place where the landscaping dropped away, replaced by tangle and weed, and the hard stretch of stony earth that had never been farmed or claimed as anything other than wilderness. Eleanor West owned it all, of course: her family had owned the countryside for miles all around, and now that she was the last, every inch of it belonged to her. She had simply refused to sell or allow development on any of the lots surrounding her school. The local conservationists considered her a hero. The local capitalists considered her an enemy. Some of her greatest detractors said she acted like a woman with something to hide, and they were right, in their own way; she was a woman with something to protect. That made her more dangerous that they could ever have suspected.
It’s Saturday, it’s summer and, although he doesn’t know it yet, everything in Adam Thorn’s life is going to fall apart. Relationships will change, he’ll change, but maybe, just maybe, he’ll find freedom in the release.
Time is running out though, because way across town a ghost has risen from the lake. Searching yearning, she leaves a trail of destruction in her wake…
Sam is a tortured soul, but his darkest hour is yet to come, when he’s invited to take part in ‘Project Hyde’. A new social networking site where users can enjoy total anonymity – it’s exhilarating at first, until Sam notices that the other users are becoming obsessed with the program – addicted to the cruelty they are inflicting online. Sam watches with a growing sense of horror as his classmates turn into something unrecognizable…
For the truth behind project Hyde is this: it doesn’t simply change who you are, it changes what you are, it changes who you are.
One click away from Evil’s new domain.
Are you ready to face the truth?
When geek girl Elle Winter sees a cosplay contest sponsored by the producers of Starfield, she has to enter. First prize is an invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. Elle’s been scraping together tips from her gig at the Magic Pumpkin food truck behind her step-mother’s back, and winning this contest could be her ticket out once and for all not to mention a fangirl’s dream come true.
Teen actor Darien Freeman is less than thrilled about this years ExcelsCon. He used to live for conventions, but now they’re nothing but jaw-aching photo sessions and awkward meet-and-greets. Playing Federation Prince Carmindor is all he’s ever wanted, but the diehard Starfield fandom has already dismissed him as just another heartthrob. as ExcelsiCon draws near, closet nerd Darien feels more and more like a fake – until he meets a girl who shows him otherwise…
Olivia and her twin brother, Aidan, are heading alone back to Earth following the virus that completely wiped out the rest of their crew, and their family.
Nathan is part of a community heading in the opposite direction. But on their journey Nathan’s ship is attacked and most of the community killed. Only a few survive.
Their lives unexpectedly collide. Nathan and Vee are instantly attracted to each other, deeply, head over heels – like nothing they have ever experienced.
But not everyone is pleased. And surrounded by rumours, deception – even murder – is it possible to live out a happy ever after…?