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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

412

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<i>'You are sharing the Dark Lord's thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord.'</i><br /><br />Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time ...
Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7)
by J.K. Rowling

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English

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0

Publication Date

December 14, 2015

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All seven eBooks in the multi-award winning, internationally bestselling Harry Potter series, available as one download with stunning cover art by Olly Moss. Enjoy the stories that have captured the imagination of millions worldwide.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

652

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>There it was, hanging in the sky above the school: the blazing green skull with a serpent tongue, the mark Death Eaters left behind whenever they had entered a building... wherever they had murdered...</i><br /><br />When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny...</p>
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

345

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'.</i><br /><br />Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!</p>
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

141

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.'</i><br /><br />Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true.</p>
The Science of Star Wars: The Scientific Facts Behind the Force, ...
by , Jon Chase

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English

Pages

271

Publication Date

November 15, 2016

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<b>Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time!</b><br /><br />Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, <i>Star Wars</i> is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. <b><i>The Science of Star Wars</i></b> addresses 50 topics that span the movies鈥?universe such as battle technology, alien life, space travel, etc. You鈥檒l find fascinating explorations of the physics of <i>Star Wars</i>, its plausibility, and more. The perfect <i>Star Wars</i> gift for fans of the saga, this book addresses many unanswered, burning questions, including:<br /><br /><li> How long before we get a <i>Star Wars</i> speeder off the ground?<br /></li><li> What exactly <i>is</i> the Force?<br /></li><li> How could Kylo Ren stop a blaster shot in mid-air?<br /></li><li> How could we live on a gas giant like Bespin, or a desert planet like Tatooine?<br /></li><li> Nature versus nurture: How does it play out in the making of Jedi?<br /></li><li> How much would it cost to build the Death Star?<br /></li><li> And much more!<br /><br />We marvel at the variety of creatures and technology and the mystery behind the force. But how much of the <i>Star Wars</i> world is rooted in reality? Could we see some of the extraordinary inventions materialize in our world? This uncomplicated, entertaining read makes it easy to understand how advanced physics concepts, such as wormholes and Einstein鈥檚 theory of relativity, apply to the <i>Star Wars</i> universe.<br /><br /><b><i>The Science of Star Wars</i></b> explains to non-technical readers how physics and fantasy might merge to allow for the possibility of interstellar travel; communication with foreign but intelligent lifeforms; human-like robots; alien planets fit for human life; weapons and spacecraft such as laser guns, light sabers, and the Millennium Falcon; and Force-like psychokinetic powers.<br /><br />In the 21st Century, we鈥檙e on the edge of developing much of the technology from 鈥渁 long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away鈥濃€?These fantasies aren鈥檛 as impossible as you might think! Written for every fan of George Lucas鈥檚 films, you don鈥檛 need to be a Jedi or an astrophysicist at NASA to appreciate all of Mark Brake and Jon Chase鈥檚 fun and informative analysis of this classic series in <b><i>The Science of Star Wars</i></b>. Prepare your mind to make the jump to light speed and find out about the facts behind one of our favorite modern epics!</li>
Nimona
by Noelle Stevenson

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 12, 2015

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<p><strong>Indies Choice Book of the Year * National Book Award Finalist * </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>Bestseller * </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>Notable Book * </strong><em><strong>Kirkus </strong></em><strong>Best Book * </strong><em><strong>School Library Journal </strong></em><strong>Best Book * </strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly </strong></em><strong>Best Book * NPR Best Book * New York Public Library Best Book * Chicago Public Library Best Book</strong></p><p>The <em>New York Times</em> bestselling graphic novel sensation from Noelle Stevenson, based on her beloved and critically acclaimed web comic. <em>Kirkus</em> says, 鈥淚f you鈥檙e going to read one graphic novel this year, make it this one.鈥?lt;/p><p>Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these and more await in this brilliantly subversive, sharply irreverent epic from Noelle Stevenson. Featuring an exclusive epilogue not seen in the web comic, along with bonus conceptual sketches and revised pages throughout, this gorgeous full-color graphic novel has been hailed by critics and fans alike as the arrival of a 鈥渟uperstar鈥?talent (NPR.org).</p><p>Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.</p><p>But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona's powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit.</p>
Totally Cinderella: A 1980's Fairy Tale
by Charlie Wood

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English

Pages

124

Publication Date

February 12, 2020

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<strong>What if "Cinderella" took place in 1986?</strong><br /><br />For Cinderella, every day is the same: clean the house, cook the meals for her stepmother, and try to survive high school with her stepsisters: bubblegum-pop-princess Tiffany and moody, hard-partying Danielle.<br /><br />However, when Cinderella meets a mysterious stranger from another land, she learns that maybe all her life needs is a little bit of magic...<br /><br /><br />
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie

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English

Pages

251

Publication Date

January 10, 2012

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<b> Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation.</b><br />Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.<br /><br />Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.<br /><br />With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.<br />
HIT GIRLZ: A Funny Mystery Crime Thriller Graphic Novel for Teens...
by Darryl Hughes

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English

Pages

133

Publication Date

February 11, 2020

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BFF's Bella and MaryBeth are just typical teenagers dealing with typical teenage stuff: the cut throat popularity contest of high school, the social minefield of social media--Boys! Their one saving grace is their unusual after school job--Being hired assassins for the mob.<br /><br />Popularized on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and other social media, Bella and MaryBeth's exploits as the "Hit Girlz" becomes headline news. Making the deadly duo pop culture sensations admired and imitated from high school, to hollywood, to the world of high fashion, while causing an outcry from parents and politicians.<br /><br />As Bella and MaryBeth bask in the glow of their new found celebrity with shopping sprees for high fashion clothes and designer shoes, the police detectives investigating their case tighten the noose around them, and their high profile success as the gangland assassins the "Hit Girlz" may be their undoing with the very underworld that employs them. And the price they pay...Could be their lives.<br /><br />"HIT GIRLZ: A funny mystery crime thriller graphic novel for teens(Humorous mystery books for teens)" by writer/creator Darryl Hughes and artist Monique MacNaughton. A funny action packed crime thriller for teens with killer fashion sense. It's like "Mean Girls" meets "Pulp Fiction"!<br /><br />REVIEWS:<br /><br />"This is a fun, murderous, action comedy..." Drunk Duck Feature review.<br /><br />"I am most drawn to the comic's social critique. Even though it's a crime/noir drama on the surface, I feel that it is fundamentally a damning critique of the cruel narcissism and the blind worship of empty celebrity that pervade modern society." "Hit Girlz" - WINNER of the 2017 Drunk Duck Award for "Best mystery/crime noir" for 2017.<br /><br />IMPORTANT! IF YOU READ AND ENJOY THIS BOOK PLEASE-PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW. THANK YOU.

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