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The Knife of Never Letting Go
Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
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Prentisstown isn't like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee - whose thoughts Todd can hear, too, whether he wants to or not - stumble upon an area of complete silence. They find that in a town where privacy is impossible, something terrible has been hidden - a secret so awful that Todd and Manchee must run for their lives. But how do you escape when your pursuers can hear your every thought?
Snowscape: set shortly after the events of Monsters of Men, this gripping story tells of a scout ship that discovers a monstrous creature lurking in the arctic wastes of the New World’s final frontier. As the crew, including two much loved characters from the trilogy, face up to the monster, sensational new truths about Todd and Viola’s world are revealed.
Adam Thorn doesn't know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems as though Adam's life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend (he does love Linus, doesn't he?) and his best friend, Angela. But all day long, old memories and new heartaches come crashing together, throwing Adam's life into chaos.
War,’ says the Mayor, ‘at last.’ Three armies march on New Prentisstown, each one intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle, with no chance of escape. As the battles commence, how can they hope to stop the fighting? How can there ever be peace when they’re so hopelessly outnumbered? And if war makes monsters of men, what terrible choices await? But then a third voice breaks into the battle, one bent on revenge….
The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming.... This monster is something different, though. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It wants the truth.
On a cold Sunday evening in early 1957, Sarah Dewhurst waited with her father in the parking lot of the Chevron gas station for the dragon he’d hired to help on the farm. This dragon, Kazimir, has more to him than meets the eye. Sarah can’t help but be curious about him, an animal who supposedly doesn’t have a soul but is seemingly intent on keeping her safe from the brutal attentions of Deputy Sheriff Emmett Kelby.
'The Wide, Wide Sea' is a Chaos Walking short story. Set before the Spackle War in a small fishing village by the sea, this is a heartbreaking tale of love and loyalty in a divided world. Best listened to immediately after The Ask and the Answer, it features familiar characters such as Mistress Coyle but gives a new perspective on the shocking events in the award-winning trilogy.
In this explosive Chaos Walking short story, discover what happened during Viola’s terrifying voyage to the New World. Best listened to immediately after The Knife of Never Letting Go, find out exactly what happened before Viola and Todd’s first meeting and get exciting hints of things still to come in the award-winning and best-selling trilogy.
Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd has carried a desperately wounded Viola right into the hands of their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately separated from Viola and imprisoned, Todd is forced to learn the ways of the Mayor's new order. But what secrets are hiding just outside of town? And where is Viola? Is she even still alive? And who are the mysterious Answer? And then, one day, the bombs begin to explode....
The whales of Bathsheba's pod live for the hunt. Led by the formidable Captain Alexandra, they fight a never-ending war against men. Then the whales attack a man ship, and instead of easy prey they find the trail of a myth, a monster, perhaps the devil himself.... With their relentless Captain leading the chase, they embark on the final hunt, one that will forever change the worlds of whales and men.
Award-winning writer Patrick Ness’s bold and irreverent novel powerfully asks what if you weren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you were like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.
"Release" er den mest personlige roman, Patrick Ness har skrevet. Det er en rørende historie om 17-årige Adam, som prøver at acceptere sig selv som homoseksuel i en ekstremt religiøs familie. Adams far, den lokale præst, vil ikke have en søn, som er bøsse. Adams tidligere kæreste, Enzo, siger, at det de havde sammen ikke var rigtig kærlighed. Adams bedste ven, Angela, som er en af de få, der elsker og accepterer ham, er ved at flytte til Holland.
Naomi Alderman, Malorie Blackman, Holly Black, and others
Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
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A new version of this much-loved anthology, with a brand-new story featuring the brand-new Thirteenth Doctor from literary sensation Naomi Alderman! Twelve wonderful tales of adventure, science, magic, monsters and time travel - featuring all 12 Doctors - are waiting for you in this very special Doctor Who audiobook.
A boy named Seth drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying, his bones breaking, his skull dashed upon the rocks. So how is he here? And where is this place? It looks like the suburban English town where he lived as a child, before an unthinkable tragedy happened and his family moved to America.
One night, George Duncan - a decent man, a good man - is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has tumbled to earth, shot through its wing by an arrow. Unexpectedly moved, George helps the bird, and from the moment he watches it fly off, his life is transformed.The next day, a kind but enigmatic woman walks into George's shop.
In der Tiefe lauern Monster, doch die schlimmsten erschaffen wir selbst... Die stolzen Wale in Bathsebas Herde leben für die Jagd, riskieren alles in dem ewigen Krieg gegen die Welt der Menschen. Als sie ein treibendes Schiff attackieren, rechnen sie mit leichter Beute. Doch stattdessen stoßen sie auf die Spur einer Legende, eines Monsters, vielleicht des leibhaftigen Teufels selbst...
"Vi andre bor her bare". En ungdomsroman af Patrick Ness, forfatteren bag de anmelderroste bøger "Monster" og "Mere end det". HVAD NU HVIS DU IKKE ER DEN UDVALGTE?Altså den, som skal bekæmpe zombierne eller de sjælespisende spøgelser eller den nye ting med de blå lys - hvad pokker det så end er for noget? Hvad nu, hvis du er ligesom Mikey? Som bare gerne vil bestå sin eksamen, gå til gallafesten med sine venner og måske endelig tage sig sammen til at invitere Henna ud - altså hvis ikke nogen finder på at sprænge skolen i luften.
Il mostro si presenta a Conor sette minuti dopo la mezzanotte. Puntuale. Ma non è il mostro che Conor si aspettava, l'orribile incubo fatto di vortici e urla che lo tormenta ogni notte da quando sua madre ha iniziato le cure mediche. Questo mostro è diverso. È un albero. Antico come una storia perduta. Selvaggio come una storia indomabile. E vuole da Conor la cosa più pericolosa di tutte. La verità.
Batseba og de andre hvaler lever og ånder for at jage. De kæmper en endeløs kamp mod mennesket. Sådan har det altid været, sådan vil det altid være. Men en dag, da de angriber et af menneskenes skibe, finder de ikke blot det sædvanlige bytte. De finder et menneske, som bærer på den største hemmelighed af alle, og for første gang kommer hvalerne på sporet af ham - monstret, myten, djævlen selv ... Nu begynder den ultimative jagt på det onde, og når den er forbi, vil verden være forandret for altid.
Todd og Viola har været på flugt fra den ubarmhjertige hær af mænd fra Todds hjemby, Prentisstown, og er røget lige i armene på deres værste fjende, Borgmester Prentiss. Todd bliver fængslet og adskilt fra Viola, og nu er han tvunget til at underkaste sig Borgmesterens magt. Men hvad er det for hemmeligheder, der gemmer sig uden for byen? Og er Viola stadig i live? "Fjendens ansigt" er en intens, chokerende og meget bevægende roman om at yde modstand under et ekstremt pres.