With breathtaking suspense, this book follows three teens who all become runaway Unwinds: Connor, a rebel whose parents have ordered his unwinding; Risa, a ward of the state who is to be unwound due to cost-cutting; and Lev, his parents' tenth child whose unwinding has been planned since birth as a religious tithing. As their paths intersect and lives hang in the balance, Shusterman examines serious moral issues in a way that will keep readers turning the pages to see if Connor, Risa, and Lev avoid meeting their untimely ends.
The Uglies series has more than 3 million books in print, has been translated into twenty-seven languages, and spent more than fifty weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Now all four books feature fresh new covers and will reach an even wider audience. Tallyâ€™s adventures begin in Uglies, where she learns the truth about what life as a Pretty really means.
With nothing but the clothes on his backâ€”and something horrific snapping at his heelsâ€”Jack Winter fled his rural Georgia home when he was still just a boy. Watching the world he knew vanish in a truckerâ€™s rearview mirror, he thought he was leaving an unspeakable nightmare behind forever. But years later, the bright new future heâ€™s built suddenly turns pitch black, as something fiendishly familiar looms dead ahead.
When Jack, his wife Aimee, and their two small children survive a violent car crash, it seems like a miracle. But Jack knows what he saw on the road that night, and it wasnâ€™t divine intervention. The profound evil from his past wonâ€™t let them dieâ€¦at least not quickly. Itâ€™s back, and itâ€™s hungry; ready to make Jack pay for running, to work its malignant magic on his angelic youngest daughter, and to whisper a chilling promise: Iâ€™ve always been here, and Iâ€™ll never leave.
Country comfort is no match for spine-tingling Southern gothic suspense in Ania Ahlbornâ€™s tale of an ordinary man with a demon on his back. Seed plants its page-turning terror deep in your soul, and lets it grow wild.