American Gods

American Gods Description:

Now a TV Series produced by FremantleMedia North America available internationally on Amazon exclusively through Prime Video and starring Ricky Whittle Ian McShane Emily Browning and Pablo Schreiber br br Locked behind bars for three years Shadow did his time quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point Indiana A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring all he wanted was to be with Laura the wife he deeply loved and start a new life br br But just days before his release Laura and Shadow s best friend are killed in an accident With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr Wednesday A trickster and a rogue Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself br br Life as Wednesday s bodyguard driver and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined Soon Shadow learns that the past never dies and that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing an epic war for the very soul of America and that he is standing squarely in its path br br American Gods FremantleMedia North America All rights reserved Artwork under license to FremantleMedia br br Neil Gaiman P Recorded Books

Rating: 3.46 out of 5

Coraline

Coraline Description:

An electrifyingly creepy tale likely to haunt young readers for many moons a real bedtime buster Read an exclusive excerpt at BookBrowse today Reading age approx yrs br br The day after they moved in Coraline went exploring br br In Coraline s family s new flat are twenty one windows and fourteen doors Thirteen of the doors open and close br br The fourteenth is locked and on the other side is only a brick wall until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own br br Only it s different br br At first things seem marvelous in the other flat The food is better The toy box is filled with wind up angels that flutter around the bedroom books whose pictures writhe and crawl and shimmer little dinosaur skulls that chatter their teeth But there s another mother and another father and they want Coraline to stay with them and be their little girl They want to change her and never let her go br br Other children are trapped there as well lost souls behind the mirrors Coraline is their only hope of rescue She will have to fight with all her wits and all the tools she can find if she is to save the lost children her ordinary life and herself br br Critically acclaimed and award winning author Neil Gaiman will delight readers with his first novel for all ages

Rating: 3.66 out of 5

The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book Description:

After the grisly murder of his entire family a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own br br Nobody Owens known to his friends as Bod is a normal boy He would be completely normal if he didn t live in a sprawling graveyard being raised and educated by ghosts with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy But if Bod leaves the graveyard then he will come under attack from the man Jack who has already killed Bod s family br br b Beloved master storyteller Neil Gaiman returns with a luminous new novel for the audience that embraced his New York Times bestselling modern classic i Coraline i Magical terrifying and filled with breathtaking adventures i The Graveyard Book i is sure to enthrall readers of all ages b

Rating: 3.75 out of 5

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Description:

Sussex England A middle aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral Although the house he lived in is long gone he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road where when he was seven he encountered a most remarkable girl Lettie Hempstock and her mother and grandmother He hasn t thought of Lettie in decades and yet as he sits by the pond a pond that she d claimed was an ocean behind the ramshackle old farmhouse the unremembered past comes flooding back And it is a past too strange too frightening too dangerous to have happened to anyone let alone a small boy br br Forty years earlier a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road Like a fuse on a firework his death lit a touchpaper and resonated in unimaginable ways The darkness was unleashed something scary and thoroughly incomprehensible to a little boy And Lettie magical comforting wise beyond her years promised to protect him no matter what br br A groundbreaking work from a master i The Ocean at the End of the Lane i is told with a rare understanding of all that makes us human and shows the power of stories to reveal and shelter us from the darkness inside and out It is a stirring terrifying and elegiac fable as delicate as a butterfly s wing and as menacing as a knife in the dark

Rating: 3.71 out of 5

Neverwhere

Neverwhere Description:

Under the streets of London there s a place most people could never even dream of A city of monsters and saints murderers and angels knights in armour and pale girls in black velvet This is the city of the people who have fallen between the cracks br br Richard Mayhew a young businessman is going to find out more than enough about this other London A single act of kindness catapults him out of his workday existence and into a world that is at once eerily familiar and utterly bizarre And a strange destiny awaits him down here beneath his native city Neverwhere

Rating: 3.73 out of 5

Stardust

Stardust Description:

Life moves at a leisurely pace in the tiny town of Wall named after the imposing stone barrier which separates the town from a grassy meadow Here young Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester and for the coveted prize of her hand Tristran vows to retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to his beloved It is an oath that sends him over the ancient wall and into a world that is dangerous and strange beyond imagining

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Anansi Boys

Anansi Boys Description:

strong God is dead Meet the kids strong br br Fat Charlie Nancy s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage Charlie didn t know his dad was a god And he never knew he had a brother br br Now brother Spider s on his doorstep about to make Fat Charlie s life more interesting and a lot more dangerous

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Preludes & Nocturnes (The Sandman #1)

Preludes & Nocturnes (The Sandman #1) Description:

New York Times best selling author Neil Gaiman s transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision br br In PRELUDES amp NOCTURNES an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead After his year imprisonment and eventual escape Dream also known as Morpheus goes on a quest for his lost objects of power On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer John Constantine and an all powerful madman br br This book also includes the story The Sound of Her Wings which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death br br Includes issues of the original series

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Dream Country (The Sandman #3)

Dream Country (The Sandman #3) Description:

The third volume of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories In each of these otherwise unrelated stories Morpheus serves only as a minor character Here we meet the mother of Morpheus s son find out what cats dream about and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare s A Midsummer s Night Dream The latter won a World Fantasy Award for best short story the first time a comic book was given that honor collecting The Sandman

Rating: 3.52 out of 5

The Doll's House (The Sandman #2)

The Doll's House (The Sandman #2) Description:

A being who has existed since the beginning of the universe Dream of the Endless rules over the realm of dreams In THE DOLL S HOUSE after a decades long imprisonment the Sandman has returned to find that a few dreams and nightmares have escaped to reality Looking to recapture his lost possessions Morpheus ventures to the human plane only to learn that a woman named Rose Walker has inadvertently become a dream vortex and threatens to rip apart his world Now as Morpheus takes on the last escaped nightmare at a serial killers convention the Lord of Dreams must mercilessly murder Rose or risk the destruction of his entire kingdom br br Collecting issues this new edition of THE DOLL S HOUSE features the improved production values and coloring from the Absolute Edition

Rating: 3.44 out of 5