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  • 10/25 Event: Ringer

    By Lauren Oliver

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112062618
    • Publisher: Strand Book Store
    • Published: 2017
    Admission & Signed Copy grants you admission for one, plus one signed copy of the book. Signed Copy, no admission does not grant admission to the event, but reserves a signed copy of the book for you, pending availability of signed copies after the event has concluded. The event is in the Strand’s Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of our store, at 828 Broadway and 12th Street, unless otherwise specified. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Admission and the signed copy will only be available for pick-up at the event, so please select “in store pick-up” as your shipping method. Payment is required at the time the order is placed. You may also purchase admission in the store at the registers, or at the time of the event in the Rare Book Room. Please note that if you order a book but do not attend the event, your book will be held at the Strand’s basement holds desk for one week after the event. Orders for just a signed copy and no admission will be processed 1-2 days after the event, pending availability of signed copies. Signed Copy, no admission does not grant admission to the event, but reserves a signed copy of the book for you, pending availability of signed copies after the event has concluded. We cannot guarantee that signed copies will be available after completing all orders for event books. In the event that signed copies are not available after the event has concluded, you will not be charged. In the event that signed copies are available, orders will be processed 1-2 days after the event.
  • The 100 (Book 1)

    By Kass Morgan

    Our Price: $10.79
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780316234498
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Published: March 2014
    No one has set foot on Earth in centuries -- until now.Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth's radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents -- considered expendable by society -- are being sent on a dangerous mission: to recolonize the planet. It could be their second chance at life...or it could be a suicide mission.CLARKE was arrested for treason, though she's haunted by the memory of what she really did. WELLS, the chancellor's son, came to Earth for the girl he loves -- but will she ever forgive him? Reckless BELLAMY fought his way onto the transport pod to protect his sister, the other half of the only pair of siblings in the universe. And GLASS managed to escape back onto the ship, only to find that life there is just as dangerous as she feared it would be on Earth.Confronted with a savage land and haunted by secrets from their pasts, the hundred must fight to survive. They were never meant to be heroes, but they may be mankind's last hope.
  • 13 to Life

    By Shannon Delany

    Our Price: $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312609146
    • Publisher: ST. MARTIN'S GRIFFIN
    • Published: June 2010
    Gr 8 Up–Jessica knows what it is like to lead a false life. Wrestling with the emotions surrounding the death of her mother, she is also keeping her best friend, Sarah, from learning the truth about her role in this tragic accident. Complicating matters, Jessica is drawn to the mysterious and good-looking new boy at school. Pietr Rusakova is unlike anyone she has ever met and seems to possess the ability to see right through her. But he is also troubled by a family secret that has major ramifications for his life. As the teens' relationship intensifies, they are forced to face certain truths and come to grips with events that will change their futures. Delany spins an original story with great characters and a powerful plot that is full of twists and turns. It ends with a bang but there are times that the story seems to drag. Still, it's an enjoyable read that will leave fans waiting for the next installment.
  • 13th Floor: A Ghost Story

    By Sid Fleischman

    Our Price: $6.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061345036
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: April 2007
    When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative.
  • The 13th Sign

    By Kristin O'Donnell Tubb

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780312583521
    • Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
    • Published: January 2013
    Discovering a mysterious ornate book in a fortune teller's shop, 13-year-old Jalen and her best friend, Ellie, inadvertently unleash a mystical maelstrom when they open the book, which releases a dark 13th zodiac sign that they must recapture in order to save Jalen and her ailing grandmother from vengeful zodiac attacks.
  • The 13th Sign

    By Kristin O' Donnell Tubb

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781250050595
    • Publisher: Square Fish
    • Published: October 2014
    Discovering a mysterious ornate book in a fortune teller's shop, 13-year-old Jalen and her best friend, Ellie, inadvertently unleash a mystical maelstrom when they open the book, which releases a dark 13th zodiac sign that they must recapture in order to save Jalen and her ailing grandmother from vengeful zodiac attacks.
  • 172 Hours on the Moon

    By Johan Harstad

    Our Price: $5.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780316182898
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Published: May 2013
    In 2019, Mia, Antoine, and Midori are selected by lottery to join astronauts on a NASA mission to the moon base, DARLAH 2, while in a Florida nursing home, a former astronaut struggles to warn someone of the danger there.
  • 172 Hours on the Moon

    By Johan Harstad

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316182881
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Published: April 2012
    In 2019, Mia, Antoine, and Midori are selected by lottery to join astronauts on a NASA mission to the moon base, DARLAH 2, while in a Florida nursing home, a former astronaut struggles to warn someone of the danger there.
  • 23 Years on Fire (Cassandra Kresnov: Book 2l

    By Joel Shepherd

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781616148096
    • Publisher: Pyr
    • Published: September 2013
  • 3:59

    By Gretchen McNeil

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062118813
    • Publisher: Balzer + Bray
    • Published: September 2013
    Josie Byrne's life is spiraling out of control. Her parents are divorcing, her boyfriend, Nick, has grown distant, and her physics teacher has it in for her. When she's betrayed by the two people she trusts most, Josie thinks things can't get worse. Until she starts having dreams about a girl named Jo. Every night at the same time--3:59 a.m.Jo's life is everything Josie wants: she's popular, her parents are happily married, and Nick adores her. It all seems real, but they're just dreams, right? Josie thinks so, until she wakes one night to a shadowy image of herself in the bedroom mirror--Jo.Josie and Jo are doppelgangers living in parallel universes that briefly overlap every twelve hours at exactly 3:59. Fascinated by Jo's fabulous life, Josie jumps at the chance to cross through the portal and switch places for a day. But Jo's world is far from perfect. Not only is Nick not Jo's boyfriend, he hates her. Jo's mom is missing, possibly insane. And at night, shadowy creatures feed on human flesh.Josie is desperate to return to her own life. But there's a problem: Jo has sealed the portal, trapping Josie in this dangerous world. Can she figure out a way home before it's too late?From master of suspense Gretchen McNeil comes a riveting and deliciously eerie story about the lives we wish we had--and how they just might kill you.
  • 50 Classic Poems Every Boy Should Know

    By Thor Ewing

    Our Price: $9.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781910075036
    • Publisher: Welkin Books Ltd
  • The 5th Wave

    By Rick Yancey

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780399162411
    • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
    • Published: May 2013
    A first entry in a new series by the award-winning author of The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp follows the experiences of two survivors of apocalyptic disasters that have decimated life on Earth and transformed nearly everyone into crazed killers.
  • The 5th Wave (Book 1)

    By Rick Yancey

    Our Price: $5.50 - $10.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142425831
    • Publisher: Speak
    • Published: February 2015
    A New York Times bestsellerA USA Today bestsellerWinner of the 2014 Red House Children's Book Award 2014 Children’s Choice Book Awards Finalist for Teen Book of the YearA YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young AdultsA YALSA 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young ReadersA Booklist 2014 Best Fiction for Young AdultsA VOYA 2013 Perfect TenAn Amazon Best Book of the Year"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."Entertainment WeeklyThe Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic New York Times bestselling series debut from award-winning author Rick Yancey.After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only theunlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one.Now, it's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie's only hope for rescuing her brother--or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up."Wildly entertaining . . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."Justin Cronin,The New York Times Book Review"A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what Twilightdid for vampires."USAToday.comBooks in the series:The 5th Wave (The First Book of The 5th Wave)The Infinite Sea (The Second Book of The 5th Wave)Title still to come! (The Third Book of the The 5th Wave)
  • The 5th Wave (Movie Tie-In)

    By Rick Yancey

    Our Price: $5.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780147519085
    • Publisher: Speak
    • Published: November 2015
    The New York Times bestseller comes to the big screen!A USA Today bestsellerWinner of the 2014 Red House Children's Book Award 2014 Children’s Choice Book Awards Finalist for Teen Book of the YearA YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young AdultsA YALSA 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young ReadersA Booklist 2014 Best Fiction for Young AdultsA VOYA 2013 Perfect TenAn Amazon Best Book of the Year"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment WeeklyThe Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic New York Times bestselling series debut from award-winning author Rick Yancey.After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only theunlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one.Now, it's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie's only hope for rescuing her brother--or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up."Wildly entertaining . . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."—Justin Cronin,The New York Times Book Review"A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what Twilightdid for vampires."—USAToday.comBooks in the series:The 5th Wave (The First Book of The 5th Wave)The Infinite Sea (The Second Book of The 5th Wave)The Last Star (The Third Book of the The 5th Wave)
  • The 5th Wave (Movie Tie-In)

    By Rick Yancey

    Our Price: $18.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781101996515
    • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
    • Published: November 2015
    The New York Times bestseller comes to the big screen!A USA Today bestsellerWinner of the 2014 Red House Children's Book Award 2014 Children’s Choice Book Awards Finalist for Teen Book of the YearA YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young AdultsA YALSA 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young ReadersA Booklist 2014 Best Fiction for Young AdultsA VOYA 2013 Perfect TenAn Amazon Best Book of the Year"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment WeeklyThe Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic New York Times bestselling series debut from award-winning author Rick Yancey.After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only theunlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one.Now, it's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie's only hope for rescuing her brother--or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up."Wildly entertaining . . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."—Justin Cronin,The New York Times Book Review"A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what Twilightdid for vampires."—USAToday.comBooks in the series:The 5th Wave (The First Book of The 5th Wave)The Infinite Sea (The Second Book of The 5th Wave)The Last Star (The Third Book of the The 5th Wave)From the Trade Paperback edition.

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