The first in a series on Shakespeare's original texts, including facsimile pages, this version of "Hamlet" is claimed to be, in some ways, the most authentic version of the play that we have. Included are an introduction, notes, and a theoretical, historical and contextual critique. This text has been rejected by scholars as a "bad Quarto" - corrupt and pirated text printed without the permission of the playwright or his company. Nonetheless, it was the first version of the play to be published...
by Janeczko Paul B.
“Moving and brutal, a poetic remembrance of a tragedy too vast to forget.” — Kirkus Reviews Acclaimed poet Paul B. Janeczko gives voice to the indomitable creative community of the Czech concentration camp of Terezín (Theresienstadt), emphasizing its dignity, resilience, and commitment to art and music in the face of great brutality. Accented with dramatic illustrations by prisoners, found after World War II, Janeczko’s spare and powerful poems convey Terezín’s tragic legacy on an intimate, pro...
The Misadventures of an Amateur Naturalist
by Ceinwen Langley
The Book of Blood and Shadow
by Robin Wasserman
It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up. When the night began, Nora had two best friends and a boyfriend she adored. When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands. Chris was dead. Adriane couldn't speak. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was also-according to the police, according to her parents, according to everyone-a murderer.Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora's determined to follow the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. B...
The Silver Blonde
by Elizabeth Ross
For fans of Ruta Septys and Monica Hesse comes a lush historical mystery set in post-World War II America against the flashy backdrop of Hollywood's film studios about a shocking murder that threatens to unearth the ghosts of a young German immigrant's past. Hollywood, 1946. The war is over, and eighteen-year-old Clara Berg spends her days shelving reels as a vault girl at Silver Pacific Studios, with all her dreams pinned on getting a break in film editing. That and a real date with handsome y...
The Prince and the Pauper (Bring the Classics to Life: Level 2 (Audio)) (Musicals S.)
by Mark Twain
A peasant changes places with a prince and both youths learn something about "pleasures and palaces."
A School for Unusual Girls (Stranje House, #1)
by Kathleen Baldwin
These Vicious Masks (These Vicious Masks, #1)
by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas
Jane Austen meets X-Men in this thrilling Victorian adventure full of magic and mysticism, perfect for anyone who loves a confident, rebellious heroine, snappy dialogue, and a hint of romance.England, 1882. Evelyn is bored with society and its expectations. So when her beloved sister, Rose, mysteriously vanishes, she ignores her parents and travels to London to find her, accompanied by the dashing Mr. Kent. But they're not the only ones looking for Rose. The reclusive, young gentleman Sebastian...
Da Vinci's Tiger
by L. M. Elliott
For fans of rich and complex historical novels like Girl with a Pearl Earring or Code Name Verity, New York Times bestselling author Laura Malone Elliott delivers the stunning tale of real-life Renaissance woman Ginevra de' Benci, captured forever in Leonardo's first portrait-a painting that broke convention and established the master as a force of artistic honesty. Though rich in beauty, wit, and talent, Ginevra is trapped in an arranged marriage, expected to limit her creativity to household d...
Murder, Magic, and What We Wore
by Kelly Jones
Fans of Patrice Kindl’s Keeping the Castle or Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer’s Sorcery and Cecelia will adore this funny Regency-era mystery about a determined young woman with a magical trick up her sleeve . . . The year is 1818, the city is London, and 16-year-old Annis Whitworth has just learned that her father is dead and all his money is missing. And so, of course, she decides to become a spy. Annis always suspected that her father was himself a spy, and following in his f...
The Diamond Thief (The Diamond Thief, Books 1-2)
by Sharon Gosling
No one performs on the circus trapeze like 16-year-old Remy Brunel. But Remy also leads another life, prowling through the backstreets of Victorian London as a jewel thief. When she is forced to steal one of the world's most valuable diamonds, she uncovers a world of treachery and fiendish plots.
Empty Chair, An - Story of Welsh First World War Poet Hedd Wyn, The
by Haf Llewelyn
by Dandi Daley Mackall
The year 1978 has been a pretty good one for Eva Lott.She has a terrific best friend, she's dating the best-looking guy in school, and she just made the varsity swim team.So when her widowed dad says it's time for them to move, she's not exactly thrilled.And when he tells her that he intends to move to Communist Poland to help with a radical underground movement ...Well, it's all downhill from there. Soon Eva has been transplanted from her comfortable Chicago suburb to a land that doesn't even...
Heart of the Impaler
by Alexander Delacroix
Alexander Delacroix's darkly romantic debut Heart of the Impaler is perfect for fans of Kiersten White's And I Darken and Emily A. Duncan's Wicked Saints.Ilona Csáki has no desire to marry the voivode’s eldest son, but love and marriage are the least of her worries. The royal family’s enemies have already tried to put an arrow through her back―and if anyone discovers her blossoming feelings for her betrothed’s cousin Andrei and younger brother, Vlad, she may just wish they’d succeeded.Beneath th...
Tin Princess (Sally Lockhart, #4)
by Philip Pullman
Sally Lockhart's friend and partner-in-adventure Jim Taylor has just solved a mystery. For years he's been searching for Adelaide, the little girl enslaved by toothless crone Mrs Holland in The Ruby in the Smoke. And now he's found her - just as she's about to become a princess. Crown Princess of Razkavia, to be exact, and a princess in danger. Her future husband is desperate to protect his bride, and employs Jim as their bodyguard - Razkavia's quaint little streets are full of danger.
The Sapphire Cutlass (The Diamond Thief, #3)
by Sharon Gosling
Remy and the Ruby Airship’s crew have travelled deep into the Indian jungle to learn the truth behind the mysterious Sapphire Cutlass. Remy is torn between helping her friends and finding her twin brother. Will her choice put everyone in danger?
The Diamond Keeper
by Jeannie Mobley
A thrilling tale of the elusive Hope Diamond's journey across Europe during the French Revolution, with gorgeous, absorbing writing from Jeannie Mobley! Eighteen-year-old Claudie Durand's future is planned. She'll take over the family inn, watch her much prettier younger sister, Mathilde, married off to the butcher's son, and live out her days alone, without the hope of finding a love of her own. Her mother ran off to the cloister when she was young, and her gruff, abusive father has deemed her...
Flames of the Tiger
by John Wilson
As a boy growing up in Germany during Hitler's rise to power, Deiter is seduced by the pomp and circumstance of war. But as global hostilities intensify, Dieter is called upon to fight for his country in a conflict that he doesn't fully understand. With most of his family dead, Berlin in ruins, and the Russian army closing in, Dieter can no longer naively cling to his childhood beliefs. The world he is facing is brutal, dirty, and unforgiving, and the most he can hope for is the chance to surviv...