Gabrielle de Cuir
The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos, a large colony of humans, and the Hive Queen, who was brought there by Ender Wiggin. But now, once again, the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania. Ender's oldest friend, Jane, an evolved computer intelligence, can save the three sentient species of Lusitania. She has learned how to move ships outside the universe, and...
"The best possible combination of Hemingway and Agatha Christie — a gorgeously written story about the landscape and risks of Africa,...
4) Peter Pan
The War is over, won by Ender Wiggin and his team of brilliant child-warriors. The enemy is destroyed, the human race is saved. Ender himself refuses to return to the planet, but his crew has gone home to their families, scattered across the globe. The battle school is no more.
But with the external threat gone, the Earth has become a battlefield once more. The children of the Battle School are more than heroes; they are potential weapons that
The moment ten-year-old Ivan stumbled upon the clearing in the Carpathian forest, his life was forever changed. Atop a pedestal encircled by fallen leaves, a beautiful princess lay still as death, but a malevolent presence nearby sent Ivan scrambling for safety.
Years later, Ivan is an American graduate student, engaged to be married. Yet he cannot forget that long-ago day in the forest nor convince himself it was merely a frightened boy's...
Even on their wedding day, John and Irene sensed that they were about to make a mistake. Years later, divorced, dating other people, and living in different parts of the country, they seem to have nothing in common—nothing except the most important person in each of their lives: Sadie, their spirited eighteen-year-old daughter. Feeling smothered by Irene...
11) Seventh son
In Loving, the fourth and final book in the Bailey Flanigan Series by bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, Bailey is planning her wedding . . . but did she choose her new flame or her first love?
Bailey has learned much and grown over the years, but the greatest challenges, the richest joys, and the deepest heartaches are still to come. As she enjoys the beginning of her new career and time spent with Brandon, Cody faithfully...
15) Take one
Orson Scott Card's The Last Shadow is the long-awaited conclusion to both the original Ender series and the Ender's Shadow series, as the children of Ender and Bean solve the great problem of the Ender Universe—the deadly virus they call the descolada, which is incurable and will kill all of humanity if it is allowed to escape from Lusitania.
Three sapient species living peacefully together.
And one deadly
A small-town girl finally has her chance at becoming an actress on Broadway—but can she really give up everything she's ever known?
Bailey Flanigan is finally leaving her small-town home of Bloomington, Indiana, for the adventure of a lifetime: she has gotten a part in a Broadway musical in New York City. She's determined to take advantage of this unbelievable opportunity, but is she really ready to leave family and...
New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling suspense author Blackstock asks, When truth doesn't make sense, will lies prevail?
"Crisp prose, an engaging story, and brisk pacing make this thriller another home run for Blackstock." —Library Journal, starred review
Cathy Cramer is a former lawyer and investigative blogger who writes commentary on high-profile...
As the heat rises on a New York summer, a suicide bomb set off in a Times Square subway station nearly claims the life of 68-year-old ex-madam Kathleen. Then a woman is brutally murdered, her body dumped on a marshy beach in Queens. The woman, Sharon,...