2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: Colm Herron, one of Irelandâ€™s most gifted storytellers, brings wry humour and acute insight to bear on his portrayal of Derry folk in The Wake (And What Jeremiah Did Next). The raucous human panorama unfolds through the eyes of Jeremiah. Earthy wake banter, competition for the love of a bisexual activist, and the civil rights march through Burntollet in early 1969, when violence shattered Northern Irelandâ€™s fragile peace, are vehicles for this shrewd, sympathetic and unique commentary on the human condition.
Brenda Kearns writes serious health articles for Woman's World -- and hilarious Young Adult Fiction: All 14-year-old Monica wants is to spend August at a science camp far away from her idiot sister and weird little brother. But that's not going to be easy.
Welcome, children of the night, to Bram Stoker's world of vampires, haunts, and shadows. Here you will find the immortal story of Dracula, Bram Stoker's best-known work, its companion work "Dracula's Guest" (featuring the original opening chapters of Dracula), as well as several of his other tales of supernatural horror, gothic romance, and mystery.
2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: A collection of 17 short stories ranging from the sublime to the unforgivably ridiculous, including: The Trial Of Santa Claus, where the jovial guy in red faces charges of cruelty to children...
Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words.
It was the spring of 1989. I was sixteen years old, a junior in high school and an honors student. I had what every teenager wants: a stable family, a nice home in the suburbs, a great group of friends, big plans for my future, and no reason to believe that any of that would ever change. Then came my mother’s psychosis. I experienced first-hand the terror of watching someone I loved transform into a monster, the terror of discovering that I was to be ...
R! R-r-r! With a wonderfully funny introduction by award-winning author Eoin Colfer, Treasure Island is one of the twenty brilliant classic stories being reissued in Puffin Classics in March 2015.
She's on a mission to destroy the evil undead creature who turned her into a vampire. But then she meets Nathaniel -- tall, dark, and blood-thirsty. Unfortunately for Ilia, Nathaniel has secrets.