Angelica Benton was always told by her beloved aunt that she could be anything she wanted to be. Barely an adult when her aunt dies, Angelica is left alone in the world. But in the blink of an eye, an unearthly experience propels her into a life-altering adventure. After Angelica finds a mysterious book in her mailbox, she reads it over and over again. Intrigued by the tale about a council of six spirits that once lived as humans on Earth, Angelica is soon visited by the same spirits who force her to make a decisionjoin them or die. Through their guidance, Angelica discovers she has unused abilities that allow her to cast spells and protect her own life. As she embarks on a journey to a new beginning, she befriends a coven of witches and falls in love with a demon. Only time will tell what she must sacrifice for her love. In this fantasy tale, unexpected phenomena soon lead Angelica to a startling discovery. Now, the only question that remains is whether she will live long enough to learn the truth.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-25 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
From the author of The Seven Deadly Sins series and Hacking Harvard comes a riveting reality-based science fiction novel that Scott Westerfeld called “spellbinding.” Lia Kahn was perfect: rich, beautiful, popular—until the accident that nearly killed her. Now she has been downloaded into a new body that only looks human.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-18 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Contributions by Megan Brown, Jill Coste, Sara K. Day, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Amber Gray, Roxanne Harde, Tom Jesse, Heidi Jones, Kaylee Jangula Mootz, Leah Phillips, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, S. R. Toliver, Jason Vanfosson, Sarah E. Whitney, and Casey Alane Wilson While critical and popular attention afforded to twenty-first-century
Living with other "mechs" since her wealthy parents transplanted her brain into a mechanical body to prevent her from dying in a horrible accident, Lia becomes a pawn in a religious leader's movement to outlaw "mech" technology and eradicate machines such as Lia.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-03 - Publisher: Stanford University Press
This book offers a new reading of early modern romance in the light of historically contemporary accounts of mind, and specifically the medical tradition of love-melancholy. The book argues that the medical profile of the melancholic lover provides an essential context for understanding the characteristic patterns of romance: narrative deferral,