At 17, Layla Weston is already starting over. Having lost both her parents and grandparents, and with nowhere else to go, Layla is moving from Florida to a small town in North Carolina to live with the only family she has left: her estranged uncle and aunt.
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It is a universally acknowledged truth that high school sucks. But on the first day of his senior year, Greg Gaines thinks heâ€™s figured it out. The answer to the basic existential question: How is it possible to exist in a place that sucks so bad? His strategy: remain at the periphery at all times. Keep an insanely low profile. It works for 8 hours.
In the happy, clean community of Austin Valley, everything appears to be perfect. Seventeen-year-old Em Fuller, however, fears something is askew. Em is one of the new generation of Dream Travelers. For some reason, the gods have not seen fit to gift all of them with their expected special abilities.
When Cynthia Holt takes a job at a former sanitarium, now operating as an assisted living center, she instantly discovers something more is occurring than simply providing the elderly with housing and care. Something very strange is going on behind the locked door of Room 913!
Who knew Running Away Could Be So Hard? When a teenage boy, who thinks he knows it all, leaves home in search of a better life, he finds out the hard way what everyone must learn â€“ growing up isnâ€™t an easy thing to do.
Months after absorbing a nuclear explosion, Jason Champion is recuperating in a hospital when he is attacked by a shape-shifter with an agenda. She wants to harvest Jasonâ€™s radioactive blood to keep his enemy, David King, alive. King had almost died at Jasonâ€™s hands, but he now wants revenge.
Flavia de Luceâ€”â€śpart Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicketâ€™s A Series of Unfortunate Eventsâ€ť (The New York Times Book Review)â€”takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools in the captivating new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Alan Bradley.