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The Girl Who Owned a City
O. T. (Terry) Nelson
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A deadly virus killed every adult on Earth, leaving only the kids behind. With her parents gone, Lisa is responsible for her little brother, Todd. She has to make sure they stay alive. Many kids are sick or starving, and fierce gangs are stealing and destroying everything they find. Lots of people have given up, but on Grand Avenue, some kids are surviving. Because of Lisa. Lisa figured out how to give the kids on Grand Avenue food, homes, and protection against the gangs.
The Fresh Start Lock-In was supposed to bring the students of Bridgewater closer together. Jackie didn't think it would work, but she didn't think she'd have to fight for her life, either. A group of outsider kids who like to play werewolf might not be playing anymore. Will Jackie and her brother escape Bridgewater High before morning? Or will a pack of crazed students take them down?
Tom Stone stepped into Seward High and into Maria McBride's life like a bolt of lightning. He's the perfect guy for Maria - nice, smart, and well-built. There's just one problem: his family. Tom's father is the town's new funeral director, and business is booming. The bodies are piling up thick and fast in Persephone Falls, Alaska, so Dr. Stone keeps Tom up late at night working in the funeral home. And it's clear that Dr. Stone and his creepy assistant, Graves, don't want Maria around.
Vanessa Shingle has a knack for choosing boyfriends who need fixing - the juvenile delinquent, the school cheat, the slacker.... Then she meets Jean-Paul McClellan - the perfect project! Vanessa is determined to find out Jean-Paul's story. Why would such a smart hunk waste his life as a janitor? She drags her best friend, Stork, on a nighttime mission to learn more. What she sees makes her blood run cold. Suddenly Vanessa's little New Mexico town is overrun by vampires, and Vanessa seems to be the target.
Serena Stevens is already popular in her new school - so popular she has two guys interested in her. Self-assured Lance is a football star, and introverted Cam is an intellectual who gets nervous just working with her on their English project about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Between the two of them, Serena has the perfect boyfriend, if she can figure out how to keep them apart. Soon there's much more to worry about when two cheerleaders go missing. Serena starts to wonder: Could one of the guys be responsible?
Bethany Farmer's life is a boring high school routine, and she likes it that way. Soccer, coffee, homework, more coffee, and no goofy romance. That is until foreign exchange student Allein Atwood shows up in her Midwestern town, and her life turns epically weird. To her horror, Bethany is swept off her feet by Allein's spellbinding ways - and then knocked flat by savage creatures set loose into suburbia to hunt Allein down. Suddenly, Bethany's normal town is twisted upside down, and nothing is what it seems.
Life isn't exactly paradise for aspiring artist Morning Glory Conroy. Anxious about an upcoming comics festival and worried about her best friend Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory has enough to juggle without also being swept off her feet by the guy Julia likes. Gabriel is the answer to every girl's prayers: sweet, full of wonder at the world, and divinely handsome. Glory is in for a startling revelation when she discovers Gabriel's true identity - and learns that their romance has distracted him from an important mission.
Can love survive the zombie apocalypse? Maybe Dicey's first chance at a real relationship was dead from the start. She's the star of her high school baseball team, and Jack's the star of the science program. Her idea of a study session includes sleeping in the sun, and his idea of a good game involves dungeons and dice. But opposites start attracting when they're assigned to be partners in a class project.
Jinx felt something rumble through the room. She began to shake and moved closer to Jackson. "Do you feel that?" she whispered. Jackson nodded. When Jinx glanced at him, his face had turned bright white. As if he'd seen a ghost. When a popular girl named Emily asks Jinx and Jackson to explore a haunting in her dad's apartment, Jackson insists they take the case. And the truth they find is even stranger than Emily's story.
Jinx looked at the bar, then back at Devon and Todd. "You may want to duck is all I'm saying." As the words left her mouth, three glasses came shooting from the bar, straight toward the brothers. Devon and Todd ducked, and the glasses shattered against a door behind them. A supernatural presence is causing chaos at the bar Todd's family owns. And the threat has a connection to Todd that's deeper than even he realizes....
Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of 30 men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of the Danes. Hrothgar's land is plagued by Grendel, a vicious monster who attacks the Danes by night. Beowulf sets sail to aid Hrothgar and the Danes. But is Beowulf strong enough to slay the monstrous Grendel? And even if he succeeds, what other dangers lie ahead for the warrior-hero?