By: Meredith Zietlin
A laugh-out-loud high school adventure set in Greece, perfect for fans of Meg Cabot
High school sophomore Zona Lowell has lived in New York City her whole life, and plans to follow in the footsteps of her renowned-journalist father. But when he announces they’re moving to Athens for six months so he can work on an important new story, she’s devastated— he must have an ulterior motive. See, when Zona’s mother married an American, her huge Greek family cut off contact. But Zona never knew her mom, and now she’s supposed to uproot her entire life and meet possibly hostile relatives on their turf? Thanks… but no thanks.
In the vein of Anna and the French Kiss, Zona navigates a series of hilarious escapades, eye-opening revelations, and unexpected reunions in a foreign country—all while documenting the trip through one-of-a-kind commentary.
Published on 5 April 2016.
Published by: Speak
Belle has dreamt of adventures like the ones she reads in her books, of travelling the world outside her small town. But when Belle's father is taken prisoner by a beast in an enchanted castle, her path is forever changed.
Enjoy this tale as old as time about adventure and love, about looking past first appearances, and about the inner Beauty and Beast in all of us in this beautiful novelization of the upcoming star-studded film.
Published on 31 January 2017.
Three of Shakespeare’s most popular plays . . . in texts?! The immortal William Shakespeare is given a fun, modern twist in this OMG Shakespeare boxed set!
This hilarious boxed set includes three adaptations of Shakespeare’s most beloved tragedies:
Macbeth #killing it
Imagine: What if Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Ophelia, and Macbeth and Lady Macbeth had smartphones? To bae or not to bae? The real question is: How can you read while ROTFL?! If you <3 Shakespeare, don’t miss Romeo’s flirty texts to Juliet, Hamlet’s passive-aggressive status updates, or Macbeth’s reaction when the Great Birnam Wood checks in to his location.
tl;dr William Shakespeare’s most famous plays told through the characters texting with emojis, posting photos, checking in at locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for any teen (or any reader with a sense of humor)!
Glossaries and casts of characters are included for those who need it. For example: tl;dr means too long; didn’t read.
When Sarah wakes up dead at the Mall of America, she learns that not only was she murdered, her killer is still on the loose.
I WOKE UP DEAD AT THE MALL is a terrifically fun & voicey YA novel that tackles some of life’s – and the afterlife’s – biggest questions.
When you’re sixteen, you have your whole life ahead of you. Unless you’re Sarah. Not to give anything away, but . . . she’s dead. Murdered, in fact. Sarah’s murder is shocking because she couldn’t be any more average. No enemies. No risky behavior. She’s just the girl on the sidelines.
It looks like her afterlife, on the other hand, will be pretty exciting. Sarah has woken up dead at the Mall of America—where the universe sends teens who are murdered—and with the help of her death coach, she must learn to move on or she could meet a fate totally worse than death: becoming a mall walker.
As she tries to finish her unfinished business alongside her fellow dead teens, Sarah falls hard for a cute boy named Nick. And she discovers an uncanny ability to haunt the living. While she has no idea who killed her, or why, someone she loves is in grave danger. Sarah can’t lose focus or she’ll be doomed to relive her final moments again and again forever. But can she live with herself if she doesn’t make her death matter?
Published on 22 March 2016.