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Cursed : [a wish is a terrible thing]

All the better to read you with... It's a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Curses come in all shapes and sizes, and they can happen to anyone, not just those of u...

Zeroes —Westerfeld, Scott.

Told from separate viewpoints, teens Scam, Crash, Flicker, Anonymous, Bellwether, and Kelsie, all born in the year 2000 and living in Cambria, California, have superhuman abilities that give them interesting but not hero...

Under my hat : tales from the cauldron

An anthology of short fiction about witches.

Witches : wicked, wild & wonderful

A collection of short stories features witches as main characters and contains works by such prominent authors as Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen, Madeleine L'Engle, and Ursula K. Le Guin.

Swarm —Westerfeld, Scott, author.

As they celebrate the opening of their underground nightclub, the Zeroes, six teenagers with unique abilities, learn about the sinister power of Swarm, who uses a crowd's rage to kill--and who loves killing Zeroes.

Nightmares : a new decade of modern horror

An acclaimed horror editor presents 24 terrifying tales from such authors as Garth Nix, Livia Llewellyn, Richard Kadrey, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Laird Barron, Margo Lanagan and Gene Wolfe that remind us that evil is all arou...

Nexus —Westerfeld, Scott, author.

"After the shocking conclusion to Swarm, the Zeroes are scattered, on the run, and desperate. They're up against challenges from within and from the world around them, and one thing is certain--an epic showdown is guaran...

The Best science fiction and fantasy of the year. Vol. 6

"An ancient society of cartographer wasps create delicately inscribed maps; a bodyjacking parasite is faced with imminent extinction; an Al makes a desperate gambit to protect its child from a ravenous dragon; a professo...

Eat the sky, drink the ocean

"Nineteen contributors from India and Australia - including Printz Award-winning author Margo Lanagan and New York Times bestsellers Justine Larbalestier and Samhita Arnir - team up to create a groundbreaking collection ...

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Stories within a story, written as separate chapters by ten juvenile authors including Linda Sue Park, Eoin Colfer, and Tim Wynne-Jones, reveal the adventurous life and legacy of George "Gee" Keane, a photojournalist and...

Tender morsels —Lanagan, Margo, 1960-

A young woman who has endured unspeakable cruelties is magically granted a safe haven apart from the real world and allowed to raise her two daughters in this alternate reality, until the barrier between her world and th...

Red spikes —Lanagan, Margo, 1960-

Ten stories that take place in worlds not quite our own and yet each one illuminates what it is to be human. They are stories of yearning for more, and learning to live with what you have.

The brides of Rollrock Island —Lanagan, Margo, 1960-

"On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings--and to catch their wives. The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of the beast. And for a...

Zombies vs. unicorns

Twelve short stories by a variety of authors seek to answer the question of whether zombies are better than unicorns.

How beautiful the ordinary : twelve stories of identity

Presents twelve stories by contemporary, award-winning young adult authors, some presented in graphic or letter format, which explore themes of gender identity, love, and sexuality.

Yellowcake : stories —Lanagan, Margo, 1960-

A collection of ten short stories of unusual people, places, and events, including reimagined classic tales and original works, most of which were previously published.

Beyond the woods : fairy tales retold

"Once upon a time, the stories that came to be known as "fairy tales" were cultivated to entertain adults more than children; it was only later that they were tamed and pruned into less thorny versions intended for young...

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