Melowy Vol. 2 - Cortney Faye Powell Summary
Destino’s esteemed Fashion Club is holding open auditions. Electra and Selene, the most fashionable of the Melowys, simply must try out. But when the spoiled Eris also has her eyes on the club, she can’t help but meddle and get her hooves dirty! Will Electra and Selene make it to the Forest of Colors for their auditions without being fashionably late?
The Ice Enchantment (Melowy #4) - Danielle Star Summary
The Melowies finally start the Art of Powers class which teaches them to strengthen the power they were born with. Clio, having been left at Destino when she was born, does not know the realm she is from and does not know what her power is. She must take lessons in all of the realms in order to find out which she belongs to. Clio learns she is not the first Melowy to be unsure of her Realm. Hidden in away in a book she finds a page that makes her jump: "Such a power will not appear for many years; not until the arrival of a Melowy whose realm will not be known, who will be found..." The rest of the book is destroyed. Clio sees Eris casts a spell that weakens Kora's powers so that she can surpass her in class. Kora and Clio work together to stop Eris and ruin her plan. Kora receives the highest marks, using her Winter Realm power to create a beautiful ice sculpture of Clio for class.
The Secret Book - Danielle Star,Baily Crawford Summary
It is the day of the Harmony Festival, and everyone is ready to party! Everyone except for Cleo. She would rather spend her time reading a good book. Except the book she is reading is making everyone feel weird. Can the Melowies figure out why and how to lift the book's special power?
The Hunger Pains - The Harvard Lampoon Summary
The hilarious instant New York Times bestseller, The Hunger Pains is a loving parody of the dystopian YA novel and film, The Hunger Games. Winning means wealth, fame, and a life of therapy losing means death, but also fame! This is The Hunger Pains. When Kantkiss Neverclean replaces her sister as a contestant on the Hunger Games—the second-highest-rated reality TV show in Peaceland, behind Extreme Home Makeover—she has no idea what to expect. Having lived her entire life in the telemarketing district’s worst neighborhood, the Crack, Kantkiss feels unprepared to fight to the death while simultaneously winking and looking adorable for the cameras. But when her survival rests on choosing between the dreamy hunk from home, Carol Handsomestein, or the doughy klutz, Pita Malarkey, Kantkiss discovers that the toughest conflicts may not be found on the battlefield but in her own heart . . . which is unfortunately on a battlefield.
The Night of Courage (Melowy #3) - Danielle Star Summary
The Defense Techniques teacher tests the girls on their survival skills, leaving them in the Forest of Colors overnight. They use a manual she has left them to build shelter and cook dinner. Electra wanders from the group in the night and gets lost, sending the rest of the Melowies on a mission to find her. They split up and use different skills to pass the test. Upon returning to Destino they learn that the missing Melowy was all part of the test of frienship. They all passed with flying colors, even with their rival Melowy Eris trying to foil their plans.
Wink - Rob Harrell Summary
Ross Molloy just wants to be normal. He doesn't want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the disappearing friends who don't know what to say to 'the cancer kid'. But with his recent diagnosis of a rare eye cancer, simply blending in is no longer an option. Ross - and his friends and his family - all need to work out how to deal with this devastating challenge that Life has thrown down. Maybe Batpig can come to the rescue? Based on Rob Harrell's own real life experience of eye cancer, and including amazing comic-strip artwork, this poignant and authentic novel is unforgettable, hilarious and uplifting.
Melowy #1: Dreams Come True - Danielle Star Summary
Hidden somewhere beyond the highest clouds is the castle of Destino, a school for very special students. They're the Melowies, little unicorns born with a symbol on their wings and a hidden magical power. But Destino is also a place where friendships are born, where the Melowies find their courage, and where they learn their path to growing up. Five of the students are Clio, Kora, Maia, Selene, and Electra. And the time destined for them to meet has now arrived.
Power Rangers Megaforce #3: Panic in the Parade - Stefan Petrucha,Paulo Henrique Summary
Power Rangers Megaforce #3: Panic in the Parade The Pink Ranger goes toe to toe with Vrak, while her friends engage in an epic showdown with the toxic Wastaro— a 15-foot tall villain made of trash! Is Vrak using the most innocent Ranger as part of an even deadlier plan? Also, see Vrak vs. the Black Ranger in "Game On!" Two stories in one epic graphic novel!
Geeky Fab 5 Vol. 1 - Liz Lareau,Lucy Lareau Summary
Lucy Monroe’s first day at Earhart Elementary is one for the yearbook: By recess she has launched herself off the rusty monkey bars and ended up face down onto the blacktop. The principal closes the rickety playground, and now the whole school is mad! What’s a new girl to do? Create a band of geeky friends to build a cool new playground together! Easy, right? Join Lucy, the gang, Hubble the snarky kitty, and their TV reporter buddy, Suzy Pundergast, to find out if they can prove the meanies wrong because when girls stick together, anything is possible!
Power Rangers Megaforce #4: Broken World - Stefan Petrucha Summary
The Power Rangers must battle one of their most powerful foes yet: Fokion, a monstrous soldier under the direct command of Creepox, with the ability to absorb, concentrate, and spread radiation. When a nuclear-powered particle accelerator becomes active, the Rangers must contain the dreaded Fokion before the situation blows up in their faces!
In My Backyard - Margriet Ruurs Summary
From the singing of little wrens in spring to paper wasps building their nests in summer; from baby bats drinking mother’s milk in fall to baby possums climbing into mother’s pouch in winter, In My Backyard celebrates nature and backyard animals through the seasons. Wildlife artist Ron Broda’s detailed paper-sculpture art beautifully complements Margriet Ruurs’ lyrical text, and young readers will discover a captivating variety of animals and insects. Find the ladybug in each illustration, along with a hidden animal, which becomes featured on the next page. A detailed legend and helpful hints on how to turn your own backyard into an inviting place for animals to live make this book a must-have for wildlife and nature lovers alike.
Mega Man: Worlds Unite Battles #1 - Ian Flynn Summary
There are so many epic battles in the SONIC/MEGA MAN crossover event that the biggest brawls of the bunch have exploded into their very own book! This extra-special bonus issue features exciting duels spilling over from the pages of the much-talked about “Worlds Unite” event, and feature an all-star cast of creators! Watch Mega Man bring the ruckus to the Deadly Six, the Maverick Hunters ultimate showdown with Vile and Dr. Light’s Robot Masters tussle with the unstoppable power of hero-turned-uber-villain Sonic Man! LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!
Dance Class #10 - Crip,Beka Summary
The dress sewn by seamstress Nathalia for the titular "The Snow Queen" is stunning. She really outdid herself for the performance. But the signature dress disappears overnight! The whole Dance Class is on edge and blames Carla for the mysterious disappearance. She will do anything to find that dress and prove her innocence. With many false leads, and without the help of her friends Julie, Alia, and Lucie who are busy rehearsing for the upcoming ballet recital, Carla must be the Snow Queen AND the Detective Queen to save the show.
Ella and Owen 1: The Cave of Aaaaah! Doom! - Jaden Kent Summary
The Ella and Owen series debuts with a fun romp through the world of dragons! Readers can follow twin sibling dragons as they head deep into the forest in search of a wizard who may be able to cure Owen of his fiery cold. Dragon twins Ella and Owen are always at odds. Owen wants to stay in bed and read, but adventurous Ella convinces him to go with her to search for a cure for his fiery cold. Then the journey quickly becomes scarier than either twin could have imagined! Can Ella and Owen escape an ogre, outsmart the evil vegetable wizard, and cure Owen's cold?
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Canterlot High: March Radness - Danny Djeljosevic,Toni Kuusisto,Christina Rice Summary
Spring has sprung, and your favorite Equestria girls are back with three brand-new adventures! Celebrate March Radness with the Spring Athletic event, a visit by the famous A.K. Yearling herself, and... detention?! Return to Canterlot High, where mischief, fun, and friendship collide!
Speeches that Changed the World - Simon Sebag Montefiore Summary
Comprehensively updated with many new speeches including Earl Spencer's lament to "The extraordinary and irreplaceable Diana", Nikita Khrushchev's secret speech of 1956 signalling the beginning of the end of Stalinist Russia, Patrick Pearse's rousing funeral oration that fanned the flames of the Easter Rising, Kevin Rudd's historic apology to Australia's mistreated Aborigines and Barack Obama's momentous US election night victory speech. Alongside these are the finest war cries of Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King's prophetic "I have a dream" and "I've seen the promised land" speeches, the inspiring words of JFK and impassioned pleas from Nelson Mandela-the first at his trial in 1964 and the second on his election as president of South Africa in 1994. In addition are historic speeches from Elizabeth I, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, George Washington, Napoleon Bonaparte, Abraham Lincoln, Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Vladimir Lenin, Neville Chamberlain, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, General George S. Patton, J Robert Oppenheimer, Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Richard M. Nixon, Pope John Paul II, Vaclav Havel, Elie Wiesel, Mikhail Gorbachev and many other great historical figures. Speeches that Changed the World presents over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history. Complete with a potted biography of each speaker, and telling the story of why each oration was significant and what happened as a result, this is a gripping history of the world told through its greatest and most impassioned speeches.
Geronimo Stilton 3-in-1 #2 - Geronimo Stilton Summary
Geronimo Stilton lives in New Mouse City on Mouse Island with his friends and relatives. He works at The Rodent's Gazette, the most famous newspaper in New Mouse City. In these comics, Geronimo Stilton travels back in time to save the future, by protecting the past from his arch nemeses, the Pirate Cats. These devious felines plan to change history to make them supreme rulers of Mouse Island! Geronimo and Friends chase the dastardly Pirate Cats to the Ice Age and then hobnob with the likes of Marco Polo and Leonardo Da Vinci, while working on his famous Mona Lisa!
The Song of the Moon (Melowy #2) - Danielle Star Summary
The Melowies are required to perform a musical in front of all of Destino. Selene does not want to participate because she made a fool of herself the last time she performed publicly. With a little encouragement from her friends she auditions and wins the role of the moon! A rival Melowy sabotages her performance, throwing green pain all over Selene's costume before the performance. Nevertheless, she closes her eyes and sings. The school is amazed by her voice and both teacher and peers praise her performance.
Dinosaur Explorers Vol. 1 - REDCODE,Albbie Summary
Trapped in the Precambrian Era 570 million years ago by an earthquake, the X-Venture Xplorers find themselves in a fix- by needing a bigger fix for their time machine! Rain, Sean and Stone are now faced with the challenge of finding electricity in an era where human haven"t even evolved! And to make matters worse, the locals don"t take kindly to them either! Witness all the wonders of our world"s past with these PREHISTORIC PIONEERS!
Geeky Fab 5 Vol. 2 - Liz Lareau,Lucy Lareau Summary
In their next adventure, the Geeky Fab Five discover a hidden garden filled with Monarch butterflies and honeybees. While the girls are learning in science class that Monarchs and bees are becoming endangered, something threatens their secret butterfly garden behind Earhart. To solve the mystery, Hubble the GFF mascot (and ever-so-curious cat) discovers a secret that gets him catnapped! In a race against time, the girls must rescue Hubble, save the garden, and solve the mystery of the missing Monarchs.
Katana at Super Hero High - Lisa Yee Summary
In addition to training to be a super hero, sword-wielding Katana also follows the noble warrior traditions of the Samurai. Now an unknown source has given her the responsibility of guarding a hundred ancient Samurai swords. But why her? And for what purpose?
Ana and the Cosmic Race #2 - Amy Chu Summary
Welcome to the Cosmic Race, where winner takes all - all of Dr. Laslo’s immense galactic empire! Eight students compete to find three gems hidden across time and space. The first challenge took place on Earth, from the time of the dinosaurs to Victorian England! Now Ana, a hardworking and dedicated student, must race to Mars with her BFF Zyx, a shapeshifter from the very same planet! While popular (and cute!) Keene is still the favored to win, Ana won the first gem with the help of the mysterious Keio, for reasons Ana still doesn’t understand. With such conflicting feelings, will Ana be able to score the next gem or will Mars be more of a challenge than she thinks?
Tales from the Crypt #1: The Stalking Dead - William Gaines Summary
Zombies on Wall Street! A vampire elected president! What can possibly be more frightening than real life? These all-new tales are done in the grand tradition of the original EC classic horror comics. The Crypt-Keeper is back, along with the Old Witch and the Vault-Keeper, to scare the $#!+ out of you! In the true TALES FROM THE CRYPT tradition, you’ll witness the most loathsome people doing the most vile, evil, and gruesome things to their victims, only to eventually have the tables turned on them in shock endings that’s will actually surprise you and mortify you! It’s old-school poetic justice with the darkest of twists! Plus truly horrible puns, of course!
Monica Adventures #4 - Mauricio de Sousa Summary
Monica’s classmate Nick is a downright contrarian. He does the exact opposite of what the rest of the crowd does. But, is something the wrong thing, the right thing? Could Nick help Monica get over her recent heart break with J-Five? Or is his contrary antics just the opposite of what she needs? Find out in part one of this hit series for tweens!
Papercutz Slices #3: Percy Jerkson and the Ovolactovegetarians - Stefan Petrucha,Margo Kinney-Petrucha Summary
“Percy Jackson & the Olympians” gets carved up by Rick Parker and Stefan Petrucha in the third installment from PAPERCUTZ SLICES. The epic fantasy series is extremely popular with readers of all ages and backgrounds, making it a prime target for the parody duo of Parker and Petrucha, from whom no Young Adult Bestseller is safe!
Conan: the Songs of the Dead and Other Stories - Marvel Comics Summary
Conan aids an old ally in the wretched wastes of Stygia - a harsh desert that harbors undreamed-of wealth! But Conan's pursuit of ancient treasure soon unearths a conniving spirit - and as blood spills on the desolate dust, a dark-hearted sorcerer brings forth unholy abominations! Only Conan's cold steel can save all creation from the horror that awaits! Then, Conan teams with two sister thieves to rob a haunted cliff-top castle. But evil spirits are the least of Conan's problems when both sisters set their sights on him! Plus: Conan must prevent the revival of a sleeping god - and walk the road of kings! COLLECTING: CONAN AND THE SONGS OF THE DEAD (2006) 1-5, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2006: CONAN, CONAN: TROPHY (2008) 1, CONAN: KISS OF THE UNDEAD (2010) 1, CONAN: ISLAND OF NO RETURN (2011) 1-2, MATERIAL FROM AGE OF CONAN: HYBORIAN ADVENTURES (2006) 1
Geronimo Stilton Reporter #2 - Geronimo Stilton Summary
Geronimo Stilton, top reporter for The Rodent’s Gazette, keeps has a reputation of breaking the top news stories first to the citizens of New Mouse City. But lately, Sally Ratmousen of rival Paper “The Daily Rat,” has been leaking Geronimo’s secret scoop! Can Geronimo keep the lid on a surprise celebrity guest to the city’s 100 year celebration or will Sally rat him out?