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What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect.
Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side. Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo. Someone's put a bounty on Emika's head, and her sole chance for survival lies with Zero and the Blackcoats, his ruthless crew.
June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic - and each other - and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government's elite circles as Princeps Elect while Day has been assigned a high level military position. But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them once again. Just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic's border cities.
June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: The Elector Primo dies, and his son Anden takes his place. With the Republic edging closer to chaos, the two join a group of Patriot rebels eager to help Day rescue his brother and offer passage to the Colonies. They have only one request: June and Day must assassinate the new Elector. It’s their chance to change the nation, to give voice to a people silenced for too long. But as June realizes this Elector is nothing like his father, she’s haunted by the choice ahead. What if Anden is a new beginning?
For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. When Emika hacks into Warcross, she is shocked when she gets a call from the game's creator with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year's tournament in order to uncover a security problem...and he wants Emika for the job.
Returning home from his lavish 18th birthday party, Bruce Wayne stops a criminal's getaway - disobeying the police and crashing his car during the chase. Sentenced to community service in Gotham City's Arkham Asylum, he encounters some of the the city's most dangerous and mentally disturbed criminals. Among these, Bruce meets the intriguing Madeleine who has ties to the Nightwalker gang that is terrorising Gotham City. She's a mystery Bruce has to unravel - but can he trust her?
Injured and on the run, it has been seven days since June and Day barely escaped Los Angeles and the Republic with their lives. Day is believed dead, having lost his own brother to an execution squad who thought they were assassinating him. June is now the Republic's most wanted traitor. Desperate for help, they turn to the Patriots - a vigilante rebel group sworn to bring down the Republic. But can they trust them or have they unwittingly become pawns in the most terrifying of political games? Dystopian fiction at its very best in this thrilling instalment in the Legend trilogy.
Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish - to be remembered forever. But even as she delights audiences with her masterful playing, she has little hope she'll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age - her tyrannical father has made that much clear. And as Nannerl's hope grows dimmer with each passing year, the talents of her beloved younger brother, Wolfgang, only seem to shine brighter.
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Midnight Star by Marie Lu, read by Lannon Killea and Carla Corvo. There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen. Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She's turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but the darkness within her has begun to spiral out of control, threatening to destroy everything. When a new danger appears, Adelina must join the Daggers on a perilous quest in order to save herself and preserve her empire. But this uneasy alliance may prove to be the real danger.
June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic - and each other - and now their country is on the brink of a new peaceful existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government's elite circles while Day has been assigned a high level military position. But when a plague outbreak, deadlier than any other, causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic's border cities, the two are thrown back together. June is the only one who knows the key to her country's defence.
Eden Wing may be a top student at his academy in Ross City, Antarctica, but most people still know him only as Daniel Wing's little brother. A decade ago, Daniel was known as Day, the boy from the streets who led a revolution that saved the Republic of America. But these days, he's ready to leave his past behind. As the two brothers struggle to accept who they've each become, a new danger creeps into the distance that's grown between them, and Eden soon finds himself drawn so far into Ross City's dark side, even his legendary brother can't save him. At least, not on his own....
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Young Elites by Marie Lu, read by Carla Corvo and Lannon Killea. Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings.
The world of Erdas will be changed forever. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan were once ordinary kids. Then they discovered that they had spirit animals - wise and powerful partners who granted them with amazing gifts...and a legendary responsibility. Together the team has journeyed across Erdas, racing to stop a merciless foe. They have laughed and fought together. They've won challenges and lost friends. Some have even lost themselves.
Los Angeles, California, Republic of America. He is Day. The boy who walks in the light. She is June. The girl who seeks her brother's killer. On the run and undercover, they meet by chance. Irresistably drawn together, neither knows the other's past. But Day murdered June's brother. And she has sworn to avenge his death.
Adelina Amouteru's heart is set on revenge. Now known and feared as the White Wolf, she and her sister flee Kenettra to find other Young Elites in the hopes of building her own army. Her goal: to strike down the Inquisition Axis, the white-cloaked soldiers who nearly killed her. But Adelina is no heroine. Teren Santoro, leader of the Inquisition, wants her dead. And her former friends at the Dagger Society want to stop her thirst for vengeance. Adelina struggles to cling to the good within her.
Han er en legende. Hun er den udvalgte. Hvem bliver vinderen? I det dramatiske sidste bind i Legend-trilogien er Day, folkets helt, og June, nu den unge Electors naermeste medarbejder og fortrolige, endnu en gang forelskede og i store problemer. Republikken bliver angreget af Kolonierne, der er overbeviste om, at deres fjende har sluppet en dødelig virus løs blandt dem. De vil kun ophøre med bombardementerne, hvis Republikken giver dem en kur mod virusset.
I det der engang var den vestlige del af USA ligger nu Republikken, en stat i konstant krig med de omkringliggende nationer. I samfundets øverste og rigeste cirkler bliver den femtenårige June forberedt på og traenet til en strålende militaer karriere. Ikke så langt vaek, er den jaevnaldrende Day vokset op i slummen, men lever nu som flygtning, jaget og eftersøgt som en af Republikkens farligeste kriminelle.
Ein schmerzhafter Verrat. Ein zerbrechliches Bündnis.Ein riskantes Finale. Emikas Herz ist gebrochen. Hideo Tanaka, der geniale Erfinder von Warcross und ihre große Liebe, hat sie benutzt, um seinen Plan zu verwirklichen: Den Willen aller Warcross-User mit dem Neurolink zu kontrollieren. Waren seine Gefühle für Emika überhaupt echt? Um gegen Hideo vorzugehen, muss Emika sich Zero anschließen, dem skrupellosen Hacker, der die Meisterschaft sabotiert hat. Doch Zero und seine Verbündeten verfolgen ihre eigenen Pläne.
Mit Warcross liefert Bestsellerautorin Marie Lu den Auftakt zu einer temporeichen Cyberpunk-Jugendbuchreihe, die durch viel Action, Spannung und eine starke, coole Protagonistin überzeugt. Ein Muss für alle, die Videospiele und eSports lieben, aber nicht auf Romantik verzichten möchten! Die Welt ist verrückt nach Warcross, dem gigantischsten Videospiel aller Zeiten! Erfinder Hideo Tanaka wird wie ein Gott verehrt, eSport-Turniere füllen ganze Stadien und die Meisterschaft ist das größte Event der Welt.
Adelina ist endlich an ihrem Ziel angelangt: Sie sitzt auf dem Thron von Kenettra. Ihre Herrschaft als Weiße Wölfin ist grausam. Erbarmungslos rächt sie sich an ihren Widersachern. Als jedoch eine Gefahr auftaucht, die das Leben aller Begabten bedroht, ist Adelina gezwungen, mit ihren Feinden zusammenzuarbeiten. Mit der verhassten Gemeinschaft der Dolche macht sie sich auf eine riskante Reise, um sich selbst, ihre Schwester und ihr Königreich zu retten. Doch die widerwillig geschlossene Allianz und Adelinas stetig zunehmende innere Dunkelheit scheinen die Mission zum Scheitern zu bringen.