Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Publisher: Scholastic UK
Gritty and hard hitting, this is thoughtful teen fiction at its finest. Seventeen-year-old Tyler is the popular boy in high school after years of being "the geek". But then Bethany - rich, blonde, beautiful - is the victim in a teenage sex scandal, and somehow Tyler is the prime suspect. Can Tyler find a way out of the mess he's in?
Author: Miranda Leek
What happens to amusement park rides once they are put into storage or destroyed? They are magically transported to a place known as Amusement Park Between, a park that coexists within any other and is only accessible by those who are of its blood. There are no limits and no humans. The only residents are the rides. However, they are much different from our kind. Amusement Park Between’s rides are alive, having both the characteristics of man and beast. Amusement Park Between was once merry and joyous, but for the past several years, it has spiraled into turmoil. An evil tyrant known as Ironwheel has taken control, casting a dark shadow over Amusement Park Between, his evil intentions endangering both their world and our own. The rides’ only hope is the key to their prophecy: the red will defeat the black. That particular key is the only ride that was created differently: Railrunner, the red roller coaster. This is his story.
Twisted: The Cookbook
Author: , Team Twisted
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
With over 1 billion video views and counting, the smash-hit online food channel TWISTED has rescued countless viewers from the dreaded mealtime apocalypse. Now you too can step into the light. TWISTED: THE COOKBOOK features a collection of TWISTED’s most foodgasmic, mind-bending and downright hilarious creations, as well as some never before seen, grade-A bangers. Whether it’s game day with your pals, a night in with a special someone, an epic party or a sluggish Saturday morning, these 30 tried-and-tested recipes have got you covered. Whatever you decide to cook—whether it's the Fajita Cake, Camembert Hedgehog Bread, Breakfast Nachos, Pizza Donuts or Snickers Salami—this is food porn at its most gratuitous.
Author: Gena Showalter
Before the White Rabbit Chronicles, before Firstlife, New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter wrote the Intertwined series, featuring a sixteen-year-old boy with four other souls trapped in his head. Get ready! In book 3, Twisted, Aden Stone’s adventures take a shocking turn… Aden Stone has had a hell of a week. He’s been: Tortured by angry witches—check. Hypnotized by a vengeful fairy—check. Spied on by the most powerful vampire in existence—check. Killed twice—check and mate. His vampire girlfriend might have brought him back to life, but he's never felt more out of control. Now darkness is growing within him, taking over…changing him. Worse, death stalks him at every turn, proving any day could be his last. Life can’t get any worse. Can it? Originally published in 2011.
Author: Emma Chase
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Falling in love is easy. Staying in love is hard. In this heart-pounding follow-up to Tangled by New York Times bestseller Emma Chase, Kate reveals that there is trouble in paradise, when unexpected circumstances force her and Drew to "renegotiate" their relationship. There are two kinds of people in the world. The ones who look first, and the ones who leap. I’ve always been more of a looker. Cautious. A planner. That changed after I met Drew Evans. He was so persistent. So sure of himself—and of me. But not all love stories end happily ever after. Did you think Drew and I were going to ride off into the sunset? Join the club. Now I have to make a choice; the most important of my life. Drew already made his—in fact, he tried to decide for the both of us. But you know that’s just not my style. So I came back to Greenville, Ohio, alone. Well, sort of alone... What I've come to realize is that old habits die hard, and sometimes you have to go back to where you began before you can move ahead.
It’s been a year since the torturous notes from A stopped and the mystery of Alison DiLaurentis’s disappearance was finally put to rest. Now seniors in high school, Aria, Spencer, Hanna, and Emily are older, but they’re not any wiser. The pretty little liars have more secrets than ever—twisted secrets that could destroy the perfect lives they’ve worked so hard to rebuild. Aria’s jealous of her boyfriend’s new exchange student. Spencer’s getting a little too cozy with her soon-to-be-stepbrother. Hanna’s one scandalous photo away from ruining her dad’s Senate campaign. And Emily will do anything to get a swim scholarship. Worst of all: Last spring break in Jamaica, they did something unforgivable. The girls are desperate to forget that fateful night, but they should know better than anyone that all secrets wash ashore . . . eventually.
Author: Jonathan Kellerman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With her energies focused on a baffling, vicious gang slaying and her personal life in shambles, Hollywood homicide detective Petra Connor has a full plate. The last thing she needs is a whiz-kid grad student claiming to have stumbled upon a bizarre connection between several unsolved murders. “An elaborate, tangled web . . . With unsuspected turns at every chapter break . . . this addictive tale . . . is as intricately detailed as it is tantalizingly page-turning.”—Entertainment Weekly The victims had nothing in common, yet each died by the same method, on the same date—a date that’s rapidly approaching again. And that leaves Petra with little time to unravel the twisted logic of a cunning predator who’s evaded detection for years—and whose terrible hour is once more at hand. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's Guilt.
Get started with Twisted, the event-driven networking framework written in Python. With this introductory guide, you’ll learn the key concepts and design patterns to build event-driven client and server applications for many popular networking protocols. You’ll also learn the tools to build new protocols using Twisted’s primitives. Start by building basic TCP clients and servers, and then focus on deploying production-grade applications with the Twisted Application infrastructure. Along the way, you can play with and extend examples of common tasks you’ll face when building network applications. If you’re familiar with Python, you’re ready for Twisted. Learn the core components of Twisted servers and clients Write asynchronous code with the Deferred API Construct HTTP servers with Twisted’s high-level web APIs Use the Agent API to develop flexible web clients Configure and deploy Twisted services in a robust and standardized fashion Access databases using Twisted’s nonblocking interface Add common server components: logging, authentication, threads and processes, and testing Explore ways to build clients and servers for IRC, popular mail protocols, and SSH
Author: Hannah Jayne
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Guilty until proven innocent... Bex has always been her daddy's little girl. After her mother left, it was just the two of them. Sure he spoiled her with clothes and jewelry, but what father doesn't dote on his daughter? Except Bex's dad is alleged to be a notorious serial killer. Dubbed "The Wife Collector" by the press, her father disappeared before he could stand trial. And Bex was left to deal with the taunts and rumors. Foster care is her one chance at starting over, starting fresh. But Bex's old life isn't ready to let her go. When bodies start turning up in her new hometown, the police want to use her as bait to bring her father in for questioning. Is Bex trapping a serial killer or endangering an innocent man? "What a ride!"-April Henry, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die on Truly, Madly, Deadly "Well-rounded characters spark with life in this chiller."-Booklist on The Dare
Author: Andrew Fusek Peters, Polly Peters
Publisher: Evans Brothers
Gretel is a fairly average teenager who fights with her father and has boyfriend issues, but her life begins to change when an accident puts her in a coma.
Author: John Glatt
He Had A Successful Career, A Selfless Wife, And Three Loving Children. When high school sweethearts Karen and Richard Sharpe married, they shared an interest in medicine, a desire for family, and a dream for the future. For Karen, that dream became a nightmare. After years of abuse at the hands of her physician husband, she put an end to their 26-year marriage. Fearing a crushing divorce settlement, Richard ended the marriage first by unloading a .22-caliber rifle into Karen's chest. The murder revealed more about the millionaire doctor-and his double life-than polite Boston society was prepared for. He Also Had A Secret That Shot His Picture-Perfect World To Hell. Behind the doors of their upscale Massachusetts home, Dr. Sharpe was a compulsive cross-dresser with a penchant for his own daughter's underwear-a respected family man who had not only been taking hormones to grow breasts, but who stole his wife's birth control pills to supplement them. But not even his own family could have imagined that it would take cold-blooded murder to finally reveal the good doctor's disturbing secrets, and shatter forever the prosaic façade of an all-American family.
Author: Michaelbrent Collings
Publisher: Michaelbrent Collings
The Douglas family just wants to live their lives, and maybe find a bit of happiness. But when the ghost in their home breaks out of a centuries-long sleep, all hope for happiness will die. Because the thing that haunts them is not just evil... It is something much, much worse. Watching them from the shadows. Hungry to start killing once more. And thirsty for the blood of the children, the blood he has so long been denied. The thing that haunts them is not just evil. It is twisted.
Author: Marie Porter
After a morning spent running errands for their new home, Marie and Michael Porter's lives were turned upside down -along with the lives of thousands of others. On the afternoon of May 22, 2011, North Minneapolis was devastated by a tornado Twisted recounts the Porters' first 11 months, post tornado. Rebuilding their house, working around the challenges presented by inadequate insurance coverage. Frustration at repeated bouts of incompetence and greed from their city officials. Dealing with issues such as loss of control, logistics, change, and over-stimulation, as two adults with Aspergers. With the help of social media - and the incredibly generous support of the geek community - the Porters were able to emerge from the recovery marathon without too much of a hit to their sanity levels. New friends were made, new skills learned, and a "new" house emerged from the destruction. Twisted is a roller coaster of emotion, personal observations, rants, humor, social commentary, set backs and triumphs. Subjects covered include: Opportunistic "Vultures," gawkers, new friendships, a bizarre gingerbread house, unique decisions made with the rebuild - including an internet-famous kitchen backsplash, "Tornado Claus," contractor drama, water balloons, DIY design and work, music, sensory overload, and details on how to cook jambalaya for almost 300 people, in the parking lot of a funeral home... should you ever find yourself in the position to do so! "Twisted" also includes many Twitter "tweets" from along the way - real time thoughts and feelings on the whole ordeal.
A special edition cookbook for #CookforSyria to raise additional awareness and funds for the world's largest humanitarian crisis, with all profits going to Unicef's Syria Relief Fund. The ongoing conflict in Syria has caused the largest humanitarian crisis since WW II, with the lives of more than 8 million children in danger. Many have lost family and friends and have been forced to flee their homes. 50% of all Syrian refugees are children and boys as young as seven are being recruited to fight. The risk of losing a generation grows every day. The #CookForSyria Recipe Book is the product of a hugely successful fundraising initiative organised by Clerkenwell Boy (@clerkenwellboyEC1, 151,000 followers on Instagram) and SUITCASE Magazine. The month-long campaign focusing around Syrian cuisine involved some of the world's greatest chefs, including Yottam Otolenghi, Jamie Oliver and Angela Hartnett, and their recipes are included here.
Author: Jessica Zafra
Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.