I Diari Della Mezzanotte

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
Editore: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854123250
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• L’ora segreta• Dentro le tenebre• I cacciatori della notteAllo scoccare della mezzanotte, dalle pieghe del tempo nasce un’altra ora, in cui il mondo si congela, le normali leggi fisiche vengono sospese, e creature letali tornano da un passato antichissimo, di nuovo in caccia, di nuovo affamate. Solo chi è nato a mezzanotte in punto, come Jessica e i suoi amici, può muoversi nell’ora segreta. Per quei sessanta minuti, ogni giorno, il mondo si colora di una spettrale luce blu e tutti gli esseri umani si paralizzano, tranne loro. E i difetti per cui a scuola gli altri studenti li prendono in giro si trasformano in incredibili doni: Rex acquista una vista speciale, Melissa legge nel pensiero, Dess forgia armi mortali, e Jonathan sa volare. Ma anche Jessica ha un dono. E proprio per questo le creature della mezzanotte cercano così disperatamente di ucciderla. I diari della mezzanotte è una saga da leggere tutta d’un fiato, quando calano le ombre della notte. Un mondo fantastico che colora di blu il grigio della vita quotidiana, un universo magico in cui gli incubi possono diventare realtà.Un successo da oltre 100.000 copie!L’ora segreta, Dentro le tenebre e I cacciatori della notte per la prima volta raccolti in un unico volume!«Una saga fantasy contemporanea, assolutamente innovativa.»Publishers Weekly«Emozionante. Una scrittura potente in grado di raccontare la complessità di un mondo originale e misterioso.»Kirkus ReviewsScott Westerfeld è autore di bestseller tradotti e amati in tutto il mondo. I suoi libri sono stati inseriti tra i prestigiosi New York Times Notable Books of the Year, vincendo premi come la Philip K. Dick Special Citation, l’Aurealis Award, il Victorian Premier Award. Attualmente vive tra New York e l’Australia. La trilogia I diari della mezzanotte è il suo più grande successo. Il suo sito internet è www.scottwesterfeld.com.

Dentro Le Tenebre I Diari Della Mezzanotte

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
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ISBN: 9788854115088
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L Ora Segreta I Diari Della Mezzanotte

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
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ISBN: 9788854114098
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I Cacciatori Della Notte I Diari Della Mezzanotte

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
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ISBN: 9788854115637
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Uglies

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847389090
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Tally lives in a world where your sixteenth birthday brings aesthetic perfection: an operation which erases all your flaws, transforming you from an 'Ugly' into a 'Pretty'. She is on the eve of this important event, and cannot wait for her life to change. As well as guaranteeing supermodel looks, life as a Pretty seems to revolve around having a good time. But then she meets Shay, who is also fifteen - but with a very different outlook on life. Shay isn't sure she wants to be Pretty and plans to escape to a community in the forest - the Rusty Ruins - where Uglies go to escape ' turning'. Tally won't be persuaded to join her, as this would involve sacrificing everything she's ever wanted for a lot of uncertainty. When she is taken in for questioning on her birthday, however, Tally gets sent to the Ruins anyway - against her will. The authorities offer Tally the worst choice she could ever imagine: find her friend Shay and turn her in, or never turn Pretty at all. What she discovers in the Ruins reveals that there is nothing 'pretty' about the transformations... And the choice Tally makes will change her world forever. ‘The longing for fairy-tale beauty has never looked so sinister’ - Amanda Craig, The Times ‘Fast paced, exciting and thought-provoking.’ The Bookseller's Choice ‘With a beginning and ending that pack hefty punches, this introduction to a dystopic future promises an exciting series.’ Kirkus *starred review* ‘Superb sci-fi.’ Amanda Craig, The Times Supplement ‘Westerfeld introduces thought-provoking issues’ Publishers Weekly ‘Naughty children, from Max in Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, to Tally in Scott Westerfeld's Uglies trilogy, have the imagination and energy to go beyond convention.’ The Times ‘This exciting story makes you realise how important it is not to judge people by appearances.’ Newcastle Upon Tyne Journal ‘This book is a real thrill-ride and the world utterly convincing.’ Trashionista.com ‘Vivid, relevant and exhilarating dystopia which somehow manages to be thought-provoking and wicked good fun at the same time. It’s official: I'm an Uglies fangirl.’ I was a teenage book geek (Blog), 'Fun, and the many by-the-skin-of-your-teeth escapes and hoverboard chases, plus the non-stop action plotting were enough to catch my attention and have me eagerly wanting more.’ The Book Smugglers

Leviathan

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
Editore: Simon Pulse
ISBN: 9781442483774
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Destiny meets history in the complete boxed set of the riveting, New York Times bestselling Leviathan trilogy. It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet. In this striking futuristic rendition of an alternate past where machines are pitted against genetically modified beasts, Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, and Deryn Sharp, a Darwinist, are on opposite sides in the First World War. But their paths cross in the most unexpected way, and together they embark on an around-the-world adventure….One that will change both their lives forever. This collectible boxed set contains the complete Leviathan trilogy: Leviathan, Behemoth, and Goliath.

Dark Visions Bind Up

Autore: L.J. Smith
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857070398
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The strange power: Kaitlyn is an artist, but not an ordinary one; everything she draws comes true. When she is invited by Dr Xetes, a scientist who is studying psychic abilities, to join his school of "talented individuals" in California, Kaitlyn is only too happy to go. There she meets Rob, a healer, and Gabriel, a dark lone wolf, who apparently wants nothing to do with her. But with so much supernatural energy going around, it's hardly surprising that the psychics soon develop a telepathic link that can't be broken. The Possessed:Having learned the dark secrets of the psychic institute, Kaitlyn and her new friends are on the run, not even daring to contact their parents or old friends. As the group hide-out together they grow closer and Kaitlyn finally discovers Gabriel's dark secret: he's a psychic vampire. In order to survive he needs to drain other people's life-force, but he's been holding back to keep others safe. Kaitlyn offers herself as a source - and finds the experience not entirely un-enjoyable. The Passion: Back at the lab, captured like animals, Kaitlyn and her friends are still in danger from the evil Dr Xetes. To escape they will need to face the true meaning of what their psychic link really means. But Kaitlyn is battling with an internal conflict too: Rob or Gabriel? Sunlight or darkness? She'll need to search her heart for the answer.

The Risen Empire

Autore: Scott Westerfeld
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405516445
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The undead Emperor has ruled the Eighty Worlds for sixteen hundred years. His is the power to grant immortality to those he deems worthy, creating an elite class known as the Risen. Along with his sister, the eternally young Child Empress, his power within the empire has been absolute. Until now. The empire's great enemies, the Rix, hold the Child Empress hostage. Charged with her rescue is Captain Laurent Zai. But when Imperial politics are involved the stakes are unimaginably high, and Zai may yet find the Rix the least of his problems. On the homeworld, Zai's lover, Senator Nara Oxham, newly appointed to the Emperor's War Council, must prosecute the war with the Rix while holding the inhuman impulses of the Risen councillors in check. If she fails at either task, millions will die. And at the centre of everything is the Emperor's great lie: a revelation so shattering that he is willing to sanction the death of entire worlds to keep it secret ...

Evermore

Autore: Alyson Noël
Editore: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429918688
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Don't miss Evermore, the first book in Alyson Noël's #1 New York Times bestselling The Immortals series. Enter an enchanting new world where true love never dies. . . After a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever Bloom can see people's auras, hear their thoughts, and know someone's entire life story by touching them. Going out of her way to avoid human contact and suppress her abilities, she has been branded a freak at her new high school—but everything changes when she meets Damen Auguste. Damen is gorgeous, exotic and wealthy. He's the only one who can silence the noise and random energy in her head—wielding a magic so intense, it's as though he can peer straight into her soul. As Ever is drawn deeper into his enticing world of secrets and mystery, she's left with more questions than answers. And she has no idea just who he really is—or what he is. The only thing she knows to be true is that she's falling deeply and helplessly in love with him.