Dark Descendant (Nikki Glass Series)

By Jenna Black

From the acclaimed writer of the Morgan Kingsley, Exorcist books comes the gripping first novel in a brand new sequence a couple of inner most eye who discovers, to her shock, that she’s an immortal huntress.

Nikki Glass can song down any guy. but if her most up-to-date purchaser seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . . loopy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting talents are actually god-given. She’s a residing, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a seize set by way of the kids of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” comprise a descendant of Eros, who makes use of intercourse as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose methods are not any giggling subject; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a undercover agent. yet strongest of all are the Olympians, a rival extended family of immortals trying to damage all Descendants who refuse to bow all the way down to them. within the everlasting conflict of fine god/bad god, Nikki might make a divine weapon. but when they suspect she’ll quit with out a struggle, the gods has to be loopy. . . .
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Bulfinch's Mythology (Leather-bound Classics)

Can’t hold all of your gods and goddesses instantly? considering approximately mythological references in vintage literature? Bulfinch’s Mythology bargains approachable debts of historical legends in a compilation of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, banker and Latinist. This quantity contains all 3 of Bulfinch’s unique titles: The Age of myth, The Age of Chivalry, and The Legends of Charlemagne. Bulfinch states his objective for the booklet truly: “Our paintings isn't really for the realized, nor for the theologian, nor for the thinker, yet for the reader of English literature . . . who needs to understand the allusions so usually made through public audio system, academics, essayists, and poets, and people which happen in well mannered conversation.” This compilation was once ordinary because the authoritative textual content on mythology in colleges for over a century.

Lexile rating: 1190L
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The Poison Eaters: And Other Stories

By Holly Black

Toxic women whose kisses will kill. A fateful consuming contest with the satan. Faeries who go back to Ironside, trying to find love. A junior promenade became bacchanalia. In twelve brief tales, eerie and brimming with suspense and unforeseen humor, Holly Black twists the fantastical creatures you notion you knew in methods you’ll by no means count on.
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