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When Crow, Pig, and Beaver come across a red hat sitting in a puddle during a stroll in the woods, they come up their own unlikely... theories of how it got there before finding one that sounds reasonable. read more

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The best book for beautiful Rainbow Loom instructions!With millions of Rainbow Looms sold, the colorful toy is off to a sizzling s...tart and shows no signs of stopping. Skyhorse Publishing and Instructables join forces to bring you the best in Rainbow Loom projects. From toys to jewelry, The Ultimate Unofficial Rainbow Loom® Guide will show you just how much you can do with a few rubber bands, a hook, and a little imagination. Brought to you by the very best Rainbow Loom enthusiasts at Instructables, these projects will keep you looping and weaving for hours on end. There’s no need to fear confusing instructions: these projects are made by loomers just like you. Learn how to:• Loop your way to a cute ring• Weave a fishtail bracelet• Make your own Rainbow Loom poodle• Stitch together Rainbow Loom shoes• Create vegetable garden charms• Use a fork to make a necklaceFrom simple rings to funky goldfish charms, the looming-made-easy instructions allow anyone to master the Rainbow Loom. Create funky bracelets to stack on your arm, or surprise your best friend with a customized charm necklace. Spice up every day household objects with Rainbow Loom accessories. Because the simple steps are paired with clear photographs, when in doubt, just look! Multiple project options give you the opportunity to find the best way of creating your rainbow collection. After all, every craftsman has a unique way of doing things. So bust out your loom and gear up for a heavy dose of color—The Ultimate Unofficial Rainbow Loom® Guide will turn you into a loomer extraordinaire. read more

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Are your LEGO creations missing something? Do you wish there was some way to add a little personality to your LEGO bricks? Then th...is sticker collection is for you! Decorate and design your LEGO bricks with stickers of all shapes and sizes, including animals, signs, flags, and more! This sticker book has everything you need to turn your LEGO creations into masterpieces! Inside you’ll find everything you need to have hours of LEGO fun, including: Reusable stickers in a variety of shapes and styles20 original photos with examples of how to maximize sticker useWritten instructions on how to use the stickers to make LEGO works of artNo LEGO enthusiast should be without this collection of reusable stickers! Sticker Your Bricks is sure to bring your LEGO designs to the next level. read more

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In Crafting Fun for Kids of All Ages, blogger Kim Uliana offers 200 entertaining, versatile, and easy-to-assemble arts and crafts ...projects for any occasion. Make glittery snowflakes and thumbprint ornaments during the holidays, create straw hats and button sunflowers for summer vacation, or decorate personalized bookmarks for back-to-school. Kim guides readers through each project, giving step-by-step instructions even the youngest crafter will be able to follow. Projects are organized by materials to provide easy searching and shopping for children and adults. Learn how to turn everyday crafting materials into pieces of art with Crafting Fun for Kids of All Ages. Pipe cleaners will become dream catchers and tiaras; buttons will turn into necklaces and wind chimes; tissue paper will transform into princess hats and fire-breathing dragons. Activities include: Crafting with clayPainting processes and ideasFun with pipe cleanersCreative construction paperButtonsAnd a whole lot more! read more

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What would it feel like to never forget? Or to have a memory stolen?Seventeen-year-old Genesis Lee has never forgotten anything. A...s one of the Mementi--a small group of genetically enhanced humans--Gena remembers everything with the help of her Link bracelets, which preserve memories perfectly. But Links can be stolen, and six people have already lost their lives to a memory thief, including Gena's best friend.Anyone could be next. That's why Gena is less than pleased to meet a strange but charming boy named Kalan who claims not only that they have met before, but that Gena knows who the thief is.The problem is, Gena doesn't remember Kalan, she doesn't remember seeing the thief, and she doesn't know why she's forgetting things--or how much else she might forget. As growing tensions between Mementi and ordinary humans drive the city of Havendale into chaos, Gena and Kalan team up to search for the thief. And as Gena loses more memories, they realize they have to solve the mystery fast...because Gena's life is unhappening around her. read more

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From the authors of the instant bestseller Loom Magic! comes a second amazing project book with twenty-five totally new and extrem...e designs! Rainbow Looms are taking the world by storm, with devotees of all ages accessorizing their wrists, backpacks, and rooms with fun and creative projects.These super imaginative, out-of-this-world projects will take your rubber band loom projects to the next level. Here are kid-tested step-by-step instructions and bright color photographs to show you how to make the coolest rubber band projects out there, including:Twisty headbandBouquet of flowersOctopusDecorated ponytail holderFashion jewelry standGlow-in-the-dark starsZipper decorationHockey stickBloodshot eyeballsBlack batAnd many more! read more

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Have you ever seen a frog that, at first glance, looks like a bump on a log? Or have you spotted a stick insect sitting on a tree ...branch, all but blending in with the bark? In Perfectly Hidden, children will learn about the Earth’s thirty-five best natural masters of disguise! You’ll discover surprising images and fascinating facts about many types of animals and insects who have incredible camouflage. Be sure to try to find:• An arctic hare in the white of winter• A pygmy seahorse waiting in a bed of coral• A stick insect camouflaged as a twig on a branch• A crab spider awaiting its prey in a field of flowers• An orchid mantis who looks like a flower petal• And many more!As you encounter each hard-to-find animal, you’ll be able to put your camouflage-spotting skills to the test and try to pick out the disguised creature in each picture. Complete with sidebars full of surprising and interesting facts about each animal—including insight into their clever survival skills—this is a must-read for every child who loves science and unusual animals. The perfect addition to any elementary classroom! read more

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Learning letters may have been boring when you were a kid, but with Doodles ABC, it can be fun! A's make great crocodile eyes! Lea...rn F's by finishing fences. N's make for good camel humps! Doodling is lots of fun, and now it's a great way to learn the alphabet--at home, at school, on vacation, even in a car. Hidden here is a real education. This brightly illustrated handbook explains the proper way to hold and use a pencil and then tackles the magic of the alphabet by using letters to doodle on frogs, poodles, jellyfish, ducks, sheep, and much more. There are hours of fun here for kids, and by the time they're done playing, they'll know their alphabet from A to Z! read more

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From the authors of bestselling titles Loom Magic! and Loom Magic Xtreme! comes Loom Magic Creatures!: 25 Awesome Animals and Myth...ical Beings for a Rainbow of Critters. According to the New York Times, Rainbow Looms are the hottest trend on the market, and it is continuously growing in popularity. New and crazy designs are being created every day, and now you can astound all of your friends with these fun and wacky critters, including:MedusaButterflyPenguinCrabDogBunnySpiderPigGingerbread manParrotDragonPrincessSantaRobotCatAnd many more!This collection of never-before-seen projects will have all of your friends begging for your Rainbow Loom secrets! read more

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A hat that can tip itself. A suitcase that opens and turns into a bathtub. A pair of protective eyeglasses for chickens. These are... just three of the hundreds of unusual inventions that people have dreamed up over the last two centuries. Some, such as the mustache guard, made perfect sense when they first appeared. Others were considered just plain silly. Jim Murphy has compiled a collection of the weirdest and wackiest inventions and presented them in a quiz that is challenging and fun.Simple, clear explanations are provided on how the inventions worked or failed to work. Now for the first time in paperback, and chock-full of nearly one hundred color illustrations of these crazy creations, this is the perfect gift for any child interested in science and invention. read more

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Twelve-year-old Tara Duncan has been developing strange telekinetic powers that allow her to bend space and levitate others high a...bove the ground. Her two best friends, Betty and Fabrice—often the victims of Tara’s uncontrollable abilities—are the only ones who know about Tara’s secret: Tara is a spellbinder. Descended from a long line of powerful magic-wielders born on the planet OtherWorld, Tara is different from her friends. When a man with a mask, Magister, attacks her home, Tara escapes to OtherWorld, where she finds loyal friends and learns about her mysterious powers. But when Tara discovers that her mother is alive and held captive by Magister, will she have mastered her powers enough to be able to rescue her from his evil clutches? This is the first book in the Tara Duncan series—a fantasy series full of action, adventure, and romance, focused on a heroine who will face danger and betrayal with resilience, courage, and magic. read more

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The world has many facets. Some are easily seen at first glance; others lie hidden, awaiting discovery. Journey into the Invisible... gives children a brand-new way of looking at the world we live in, while making the information inside approachable and interesting for young readers. Discover how microscopes are made and what they are actually used for—then begin the exploration! You’ll discover fascinating facts and incredible (and sometimes gross!) images of plants, insects, rocks, water, and even the human body! Included are factoids and microscopic images of:• Human hair• Teeth• Mosquitoes• Tap water• Snow• Sand• Pollen• Leaves• Butterflies• And much more!Learn how the hairs of a nettle behave like tiny hypodermic syringes and that plain old house dust is actually teeming with fascinating microorganisms. With stunning photos and sidebars full of mind-boggling tidbits, this book is sure to appeal to children fascinated by science and the world around them. The perfect addition to any elementary school classroom! read more

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A talking watch. An overcoat for two people. A pair of training pants for poodles. In his companion to Weird & Wacky Inventions, J...im Murphy shows kids some additional baffling and utterly silly inventions in the form of a guessing game that is both challenging and fun. What is a finger-supporting device used for? Did the talking watch ever become available for sale in stores? What on earth is a beard grinder?Now for the first time in paperback, with full-color illustrations throughout, Baffling & Bizarre Inventions offers a glimpse into the life of inventors—both good and bad! Whether it’s a device for shaping the upper lip or a life preserver for horses, this parade of unusual inventions is a real treat for trivia lovers, budding artists, and any kid who has an interest in science and inventions. read more

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Little Dragon is about to be a big brother... A new baby dragon is on the way, and Little Dragon is not happy about it. There's no... way this can be good! Little Dragon doesn't even want to look at the egg. He ignores it, then tries hiding it. He even "decorates" it, which just makes a big mess. But soon enough... Rattle, rattle, CRACK! When the big moment finally arrives, the whole family receives a surprise! Maybe things aren't so bad after all. Little Dragon and the New Baby addresses the universal difficulty of adjusting to the idea of a new sibling. read more

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Five busy beavers building up a dam, closing up the river where the salmon swam. Gnawing down trees and ferrying the logs. Slappin...g on the mud that they gathered from the bog. Along came a muskrat who wanted to play, and one little beaver swam away. Five little beavers are hard at work on their dam until, one by one, their forest friends pull them away to play. After visits from a muskrat, a heron, a frog, and a turtle, there’s just one hardworking beaver left at the end of the day. But when the fifth tired beaver leaves her sticks and mud behind and heads back to the lodge, a big surprise awaits! With catchy, playful rhyme, irresistibly cute illustrations, and a supplementary page of facts about all the species featured, Five Busy Beavers makes counting and learning fun! read more

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The hiccups are annoying. They come on quickly and refuse to go away. Just ask Elliot. There he was, having a nice picnic with his... cousin Lutz, when he accidentally ate too fast. Now, he's stuck hiccupping around the forest, and Elliot's unbearable situation couldn't be any funnier to Lutz. As Elliot wanders around the forest, all the animals try giving him advice on how to get rid of his hiccups. Maybe holding his breath will do the trick? Or drinking lots of water? Or maybe doing a headstand? No luck. Just when Elliot has all but given up, Lutz unexpectedly stumbles upon the cure. But will Lutz learn his lesson about not making fun of his friend's hiccups?Ingrid Sissung's humorous story and vibrant illustrations in The Hiccup remind readers of all ages to show sympathy to others in a tough situation, because what goes around comes around. read more

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Little Bear and his mother had spent a long, sunny day exploring in the snow.“It’s getting late,” said Mother Bear. “Let’s go home..., Little Bear.”“But I’m not sleepy,” said Little Bear.Mother Bear smiled. “Shall we have one last explore,” she said, “and see who else is going to bed?”Mother Bear and Little Bear go for a walk to see how their friends are getting ready for bed. There’s Little Owl stretching her wings before bedtime, and there’s Baby Hare having a bath in the snow! As they walk, Little Bear grows sleepier and sleepier, until he’s ready to snuggle down for the night. This story by bestselling author David Bedford is simple yet magical, and the text is perfectly matched by Caroline Pedler’s peaceful illustrations. This sturdy board book edition is perfectly sized for small hands. Bedtime for Little Bears is a special and loving book―the perfect bedtime story. read more

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The bear went over the mountain, to see what he could see, hear what he could hear, smell what he could smell, touch what he could... touch, and taste what he could taste; what a busy bear! In this beautiful retelling of a classic children’s song, bestselling author and illustrator Iza Trapani brings to life the seasonal activities of one cuddly bear. The bear sets out at the beginning of spring and finds fun around every corner, such as watching bunnies hop and smelling flowers. When the bear finds something unpleasant, like a smelly skunk or a prickly porcupine, he learns that the five senses have both good and bad traits. But that is all right, because there is always something just as exciting to try next! The Bear Went Over the Mountain teaches children about the five senses and the four seasons, all through a timeless song. It is so much fun, kids will want to go exploring too, just like the bear! read more

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A little girl enters the snowy forest wearing a vibrant red scarf and holding a basket in hand. But don't be fooled—this is not a ...story about Little Red Riding Hood! The little girl soon meets, not an incredulous wolf, but rather a courteous, white bear. When asked what is in the basket she replies, "Nothing. I'm collecting snow, soft snow." The bear then leads her to the very best snow, which can only be found where the moon sleeps.Once they arrive, the little girl and bear dance among the snowflakes. He informs her that she can't keep the snow; it will inevitably melt. Regardless, the girl fills her basket with snow and the bear brings her home. After parting ways, she realizes the bear was right—the snow has disappeared, just as the bear has. With endearing characters and a simple, poetic style, Alessandro Lecis and Linda Wolfsgruber have successfully created a mystical tale about enjoying the here and now and the magic of the winter season. read more

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Now any kid can turn a stack of paper into his or her own private air force. Packed with diagrams, instructions, and graphics, her...e are amazing paper aircraft that really fly. From origami fighter jets to tin foil helicopters and paper Spitfires, there are hundreds of different ways of building successful flying devices from paper. Now you and your child can make these and more:• Stealth Bomber• Kestrel Fighter• Dragon Desk Kite• Firefly Space Shuttle• Swallow Glider• Flashdance Stunt Flyer• Golden Flame Racing Plane• Supersonic Transport• and more!Customized graphics for each model ensure that your aircraft will look great and fly better than any paper plane you have ever folded. All of the fantastic flying machines featured have been built and tested by the author to ensure that, with little more than a few folds and a couple of snips, your new creation can be airborne. This is a great activity book for family and friends of all ages. read more

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Sixteen-year-old Delaney Delgado knows miracles aren’t real—if they were, her kid sister wouldn’t be dead. So when the image of ba...by Jesus appears on a Babybel cheese wheel, she’s not buying the idea that God’s got a dairy obsession. Soon, religious signs begin turning up all over Del’s hometown, tiny Clemency, Texas. Overnight, news vans fill the streets and religious pilgrims start searching for God in the discount aisle of the grocery store. Hell-bent on proving the so-called miracles are fake, Del convinces her best friend, Gabe, to help her find the truth. While Gabe’s willing to play detective, as a preacher’s son he’s more interested in finding evidence that supports the miracles. But when the whole town becomes caught up in religious fervor and even the late-night talk show hosts have stopped laughing and started to believe, finding the truth might cause more trouble than Del can handle. This novel is neither pro nor anti-religion, and will appeal to fans of contemporary YA novels that explore deep themes with an element of humor. The voice and characters are funny, strong, and full of heart. This is a book for anyone who loved Saved! read more

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Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people’s lives. While her fr...iends and sister have plunged headfirst into the world of dating and romances, Abby’s been happy to focus on her plus-size style blog and her dreams of taking the fashion industry by storm. When she lands a great internship at her favorite boutique, she’s thrilled to take the first step toward her dream career. Then she falls for her fellow intern, Jordi Perez. Hard. And now she’s competing against the girl she’s kissing to win the coveted paid job at the end of the internship. But really, nothing this summer is going as planned. She also unwittingly becomes friends with Jax, a lacrosseplaying bro-type who wants her help finding the best burger in Los Angeles, and she’s struggling to prove to her mother―the city’s celebrity health nut―that she’s perfectly content with who she is. Just as Abby starts to feel like she’s no longer the sidekick in her own life, Jordi’s photography surprisingly puts her in the spotlight. Instead of feeling like she’s landed a starring role, Abby feels betrayed. Can Abby find a way to reconcile her positive yet private sense of self with the image others have of her? read more

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Have you ever wished you could receive a little guidance from your favorite book boyfriend? Ever dreamed of being the Chosen One i...n a YA novel? Want to know all the secrets of surviving the dreaded plot twist? Or maybe you're just really confused about what "opal-tinted, luminous cerulean orbs" actually are?Well, popular Twitter personality @broodingYAhero is here to help as he tackles the final frontier in his media dominance: writing a book. Join Broody McHottiepants as he attempts to pen Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me, a "self-help" guide (with activities--you always need activities) that lovingly pokes fun at the YA tropes that we roll our eyes at, but secretly love. As his nefarious ex, Blondie DeMeani, attempts to thwart him at every turn, Broody overcomes to detail, among other topics, how to choose your genre, how to keep your love interest engaged (while maintaining lead character status), his secret formula for guaranteed love triangle success, and how to make sure you secure that sequel, all while keeping his hair perfectly coiffed and never breaking a sweat. read more

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Seventeen-year-old Rachel Ferguson is trying to get struck by lightning. Hopefully it will lead to finding her soul mate, like it ...did for her mother. And then maybe her mom will be as devoted to her as she is to her lightning strike survivors group. When Rachel discovers letters written by her mother's soul mate—the man she thought was her father—she begins to question everything she's always believed, including soul mates, fate, and even her mother. No longer sure of its power, she decides to quit chasing lightning. Rachel feels abandoned and alone—her best friend has ditched her, her boyfriend has dumped her, and a confrontation with her mom only made things worse. At least she still has her friend Jay—in fact, their growing attraction to each other seems to be the only good thing happening. But when her relationship with Jay starts to unravel, too, the impulse to get struck by lightning resurfaces. And there's a thunderstorm coming. Set in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, in the off-season, Soulstruck is about the search for love and the risk of losing it while waiting for destiny to happen. read more

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In the near post-apocalyptic future, the skies are always gray and people are constantly searching for the sun. For teenage outlaw... Seph, it’s the only world he’s ever known. With his horse, his favorite pistol, and his knowledge for survival passed down from his dead father, Seph knows it’s safer to be alone. But after a run-in with a local gang that call themselves the Lawmen, and having been wrongly accused of murder, Seph teams up with Avery—a determined girl whose twin brother has been taken by the same gang. After living in a small, rundown town her whole life, Avery knows nothing of the Wild—the lands controlled by nobody where travel is risky. With Seph’s help, they track down her brother but quickly find the tables have turned and they are now the ones being hunted. With rumors of mysterious dangers to the south and a safe sanctuary to the west, they’ve only got one option, but getting there won’t be easy with the Lawmen on their trail. The only thing that matters in the Wild is how fast your trigger hand is, but Seph doesn’t know if his will be fast enough to save them all. read more

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"Off to the hills of Espana we go.Grab a tomato . . . get ready . . . now THROW!"Every year, the town of Bu?ol in Spain holds La T...omatina, a grand fiesta featuring the world?s BIGGEST food fight! Join in the fun!Afer putting on goggles and grabbing some squishy tomates, it's time to toss fruit like there's no tomorrow."WHOOSH! Tomatoes are filling the air!""SPLAT! Tomatoes are stuck in my hair!"Soon, the entire town is flowing in crimson. Juice flows down ears, drips off noses, runs down ankles, and spreads through toes. And the tomatoes are still flying until . . .BOOM! The cannon is fired, and it's time to stop for the day, clean up, and go to bed, to dream of all of the fun next year.A silly, sensory celebration of tradition and gold old-fashioned food fight fun, Take Me to La Tomatina! is sure to delight. read more

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The second book in the newest full-color series of unofficial graphic novels for Minecrafters!Enrollment at Redstone Junior High i...s at an all-time low since word got around that hostile mobs were spotted on campus. Principal Redstone will do just about anything to keep students from leaving to attend the rival school, Combat Junior High, but a growing unease is making this difficult. To make matters worse, frightened creepers alert Pixel that the S.A.M.D. is still alive and well and trying to harvest innocent mobs for their drops.When Tina suggests hosting a school party to boost morale, Pixel and her friends play along and devise their own secret plan to trap the S.A.M.D. and its evil leader, Smite. Will Pixel and her friends succeed in luring their enemies to the party so they can battle to the finish, or will Tina's plan for revenge and Smite's dark powers stop them dead in their tracks? With creepers on the scene, one thing is sure: This party will end with a bang. read more

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Felicity Cole sells flowers in the streets of Victorian London to feed herself and her young brother. But she has a close-guarded ...secret―her brother is a Tainted, born with special abilities that society fears and a shadowy organization called the Hunstsman scours the country to eliminate. When Felicity becomes the target of one of these individuals, she discovers something horrible: she’s Tainted, too. Rescued by a mysterious gentleman on the eve of execution, she's whisked away to a school funded by Queen Victoria, established to train selected Tainted into assassins in service of the crown. Struggling to harness her incredible strength, speed, and agility, and despised by her classmates, all she wants is to use her new position to find a cure so she can be normal and reunited with her brother. But with the Golden Jubilee fast approaching and the discovery that there’s a traitor in their midst, she has no choice but to embrace the one thing she’s been fighting all along. read more

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Chester has taken to the road, traveling from village to village desperately searching for his father, who has disappeared. One ni...ght while fiddling to earn a few coins, he accidentally connects to the Song—the music that fuels every aspect of the world, and that it’s illegal for him to interact with. He’s caught and sentenced to death for his crime. Only a licensed Songshaper can bend music to his will. But someone in the crowd—a member of the infamous Nightfall Gang—stages a daring rescue and whisks Chester into the Hush, a shadowy nightmare mirror-world where Music can be deadly and Echoes can kill. Susanna, the Captain of the Nightfall Gang has been watching Chester. She needs him to pull off an elaborate plan that will take down the governing body that keeps her an outlaw and made her the fragment she is. Susanna needs him to exact her revenge, even if he dies doing it. Combining complex stakes, shifting loyalties, nods to fairy tales, and a Western feel, The Hush is a lush and exhilarating fantasy perfect for fans of Catherine Fisher’s Incarceron and Paolo Bacigalupi’s Ship Breaker. read more