Time travel, adventure, and romance come together in the dramatic sequel to The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare. Alex Wayfare is back in Base Life. Her 57th life. She’s in Chicago searching for Blue, who travels with her whenever she goes back in time. She’s never met him in Base Life, but she’s hoping he’ll remember her in the present, and that he’ll want to be with her like he does in the past. Their romance is put on hold when she’s attacked by henchmen working for Durham Gesh, who wants to harness her abilities for his own ugly purposes. But that threat seems insignificant when she returns home to face her younger sister’s deteriorating health. Researching every possible remedy, from ancient herbs to forgotten medical advancements, Alex seeks a cure for her sister’s cancer in the past. The journeys are never simple. From the countryside of eighteenth-century China to a top-secret research lab in 1970s Michigan, Alex is plagued by enemy Descenders who seem to anticipate her every move, and realizes she may have a traitor in her small band of allies. A traitor who might bring Gesh straight to Alex’s front door. The only person Alex feels she can trust is Blue. But there are secrets Alex doesn’t know—secrets about Blue, about her team, and about herself. And the biggest secret of all will change her life, or her lives, forever.“Recommend to teens who enjoy time travel and stories of possible reincarnation.”—School Library Journal A traitor who might bring Gesh straight to Alex's front door. The only person Alex feels she can trust is Blue. But there are secrets Alex doesn't know—secrets about Blue, about her team, and about herself. And the biggest secret of all will change her life, or her lives, forever.
A fun, fresh and fast-paced series based on African mythology, YOMI is an adventure full of heart and humour.
Yomi and her younger brother Kayode are supposed to be on the trip of a lifetime visiting The Gambia with their Uncle Olu. Instead, their uncle's work has made this the most boring holiday ever! But when Yomi witnesses the Dragon King, Ninki Nanka, being kidnapped from the sky, things get a lot more exciting. Determined to save him, Yomi and Kayode uncover secrets and meet many magnificent beasts – but will it be enough to save Ninki Nanka?
BEAST QUEST meets Pokémon, the series is perfect for fans of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, FUTURE HERO and DRAGON MOUNTAIN.
The Friendly Animals: A Christmas Story is taken from a centuries-old folk song now brightly and gently illustrated. This traditional Christmas story is perfect to read to small children during the holidays to teach about the nativity and the heart-felt gifts the animals at the manger gave to baby Jesus, sharing their kindness and love.
After yet another fever, Rozemyne awakes to some shocking news: the Sovereign knights captured for interrupting her ditter match might have been under the influence of trug. The suspicion brings to mind a recent incident with Lady Georgine... but Rozemyne decides to leave the matter to the adults. The Interduchy Tournament is just around the corner, and the students of Ehrenfest need to prepare to socialize with other duchies and the royal family.As the end of the school term draws near, so too does a long-awaited reunion. Ferdinand is due to spend the night of the Interduchy Tournament in Ehrenfest’s tea party room, and as Rozemyne struggles to keep her emotions under control, she makes an unwavering declaration: “I will do everything in my power to welcome him!”Rozemyne’s book-driven rampage continues and events happen back-to-back in the newest volume of this biblio-fantasy. Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
As snow falls around Ahrensbach’s castle, Ferdinand, soon to be married to the duchy’s next archduchess, receives a concerning letter. Not only has Rozemyne been summoned by the royal family once again, but she is also being taken to the underground archive hidden beneath the Royal Academy’s library. Even as a third-year, she proves to be a source of constant headaches—and the chaos only continues when she manages to pull an unexpected figure into her joint research! The stakes are raised higher still when Lestilaut makes an astonishing suggestion, forcing her to participate in a game of bride-taking ditter with Leidenschaft’s spear in hand.Rozemyne’s hand in marriage hangs in the balance in the newest volume of this biblio-fantasy. Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
Spring is in full bloom, and Rozemyne is summoned to the Archduke Conference. She performs the Starbind Ceremony as High Bishop, then rests and recuperates by transcribing documents in the library’s underground archive. The ceremony has some unforeseen consequences, however. As tensions rise over the increasingly important “Zent candidates,” Rozemyne finds herself entangled in the web of royal politics. Thankfully, this also secures her the chance to bargain with one of the princes...
“When you get an opportunity, take it and profit as much as you possibly can, right? Well, here I go!”
Negotiations are underway in the newest volume of this biblio-fantasy! What techniques will the commoner-born merchant saint unleash?! Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
Ehrenfest’s first winter without Ferdinand is colder and more oppressive than usual. A surprise betrayal within the former Veronica faction makes the purge even more urgent, and the few who know about Georgine’s destructive goals compare her to the Goddess of Chaos.Meanwhile, Rozemyne throws herself into her third year at the Royal Academy, trying to stave off the loneliness eating away at her. She pushes to win over the students of the former Veronica faction, hoping to save their lives, and meets a new archnoble librarian sent from the Sovereignty.Rozemyne also attends her first class of the archduke candidate course—though her personal ambitions mean she is taking the scholar course as well. In the midst of this balancing act, she finds that her environment has changed drastically once again!Here begins Part 5, the final chapter of this biblio-fantasy—and the legend of the saint grips Yurgenschmidt to the core! Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
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