Dreamland

Dreamland
Author: Sarah Dessen
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2004-05-11
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9781101042298

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Love can be a very dangerous thing. After her sister left, Caitlin felt lost. Then she met Rogerson. When she’s with him, nothing seems real. But what happens when being with Rogerson becomes a larger problem than being without him? “Another pitch-perfect offering from Dessen.” —Booklist, starred review Also by Sarah Dessen: Along for the Ride Just Listen Keeping the Moon Lock and Key The Moon and More Someone Like You That Summer This Lullaby The Truth About Forever What Happened to Goodbye

Dreamland YA edition

Dreamland  YA edition
Author: Sam Quinones
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-07-16
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781547601417

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As an adult book, Sam Quinones's Dreamland took the world by storm, winning the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction and hitting at least a dozen Best Book of the Year lists. Now, adapted for the first time for a young adult audience, this compelling reporting explains the roots of the current opiate crisis. In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America. How that happened is the riveting story of Dreamland. Quinones explains how the rise of the prescription drug OxyContin, a miraculous and extremely addictive painkiller pushed by pharmaceutical companies, paralleled the massive influx of black tar heroin--cheap, potent, and originating from one small county on Mexico's west coast, independent of any drug cartel. Introducing a memorable cast of characters--pharmaceutical pioneers, young Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics investigators, survivors, teens, and parents--Dreamland is a revelatory account of the massive threat facing America and its heartland.

The Book of the Most Precious Substance

The Book of the Most Precious Substance
Author: Sara Gran
Publsiher: Faber & Faber
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2022-08-30
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571375639

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A book with all of life's answers, if only you can find it... 'Palpably seductive.' New York Times 'Extravagant, sexy and compelling. I loved it.' LAUREN BEUKES Rare book dealer Lily Albrecht has just been given a tip-off about The Book of the Most Precious Substance, a 17th century manual rumoured to be the most powerful occult book ever written, if it really exists at all. With some of the wealthiest people in the world willing to pay Lily a fortune to track it down, she embarks on a journey from New York to New Orleans to Munich to Paris. If she finds it, Lily stands to gain more than just money. This could erase the greatest tragedy of her life. But will Lily's quest help her find some answers, or will she lose everything in search of a ghost? What readers are saying: ***** 'Erotic, thrilling, and tense all the way through. There is nothing like this on the shelves.' ***** 'Devilishly delightful. . . THE BEST TWIST ENDING of the year!!' ***** 'I'm a bit obsessed with this book. . . it's sexy and mysterious and cool, like nothing I've read before.' ***** 'My only complaint is that I wanted more!'

Dreamland

Dreamland
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 341
Release: 2022-09-20
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780385675260

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wish comes a poignant love story about risking everything for a dream--and whether it's possible to leave the past behind. Colby Mills once felt destined for a musical career, until tragedy grounded his aspirations. Now the head of a small family farm in North Carolina, he spontaneously takes a gig playing at a bar in St. Pete's Beach, Florida, seeking a rare break from his duties at home. But when he meets Morgan Lee, his world is turned upside-down, making him wonder if the responsibilities he has shouldered need dictate his life forever. The daughter of affluent Chicago doctors, Morgan has graduated from a prestigious college music program with the ambition to move to Nashville and become a star. Romantically and musically, she and Colby complete each other in a way that neither has ever known. While they are falling headlong in love, Beverly is on a heart-pounding journey of another kind. Fleeing an abusive husband with her six-year-old son, she is trying to piece together a life for them in a small town far off the beaten track. With money running out and danger seemingly around every corner, she makes a desperate decision that will rewrite everything she knows to be true. In the course of a single unforgettable week, two young people will navigate the exhilarating heights and heartbreak of first love. Hundreds of miles away, Beverly will put her love for her young son to the test. And fate will draw all three people together in a web of life-altering connections . . . forcing each to wonder whether the dream of a better life can ever survive the weight of the past.

Dreamland

Dreamland
Author: Bob Lazar
Publsiher: Interstellar
Total Pages: 291
Release: 2019-10-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780578437057

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Bob Lazar is the reason Area 51 became infamous in the 1980s and his recent appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast with 7 million listeners is credited with inspiring the Storm Area 51 phenomenon. In his DREAMLAND autobiography, Lazar reveals every detail of his highly controversial story about being an insider within the world's most legendary military research base. Bob Lazar was a brilliant young physicist that found himself employed at a top secret facility in the middle of the desert outside Las Vegas. Under the watchful eye of the government elite, he is tasked with understanding an exotic propulsion system being used by an advanced aerospace vehicle he is told came from outer space. The stressful work and long, odd hours start to wear on Bob and he becomes concerned for his safety. He tells his wife and a couple close friends about what he's doing in the desert, and his employers find out and are furious. When they station goons outside his house, Bob seeks help from wealthy UFOlogist, John Lear, who encourages Bob to take his story to award-winning investigative journalist George Knapp at KLAS-TV, a CBS affiliate. To prove he's telling the truth, Bob takes a group of people out into the desert to watch a test flight of the "flying saucer." On the way home, they are stopped by the police, who notify the base, and Bob loses his job. In a series of interviews with CBS TV, Bob Lazar then blows the lid off "Area 51," blows the whistle on the effort to conceal this craft from the American people, and blows up his career as a top physicist. Bob Lazar's reports have been the subject of intense controversy for decades. He has been interviewed numerous times and his story has been corroborated by other individuals he worked with and who were present when these events happened. But until now, Bob Lazar has never told his own story, in every detail in his own words, about those exciting days in the desert outside of Las Vegas and how the world came to learn about the experiments being conducted at Area 51.

Dreamland

Dreamland
Author: Robert L. Anderson
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2015-09-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781473621022

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Dea Donahue has been able to travel through people's dreams since she was six years old. Her mother taught her the three rules of walking: Never interfere. Never be seen. Never walk the same person's dream more than once. Dea has never questioned her mother, not about the rules, not about the clocks or the mirrors, not about moving from place to place to be one step ahead of the unseen monsters that Dea's mother is certain are right behind them. Then a mysterious new boy, Connor, comes to town and Dea finally starts to feel normal. As Connor breaks down the walls that she's had up for so long, he gets closer to learning her secret. For the first time she wonders if that's so bad. But when Dea breaks the rules, the boundary between worlds begins to deteriorate. How can she know what's real and what's not?

Come Closer

Come Closer
Author: Sara Gran
Publsiher: Soho Press
Total Pages: 107
Release: 2003
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781569473283

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Her marriage to Ed is challenged by odd noises, petty squabbles, and the onset of blackouts with no medical source, Amanda accidentally recieves a book on possession, the arrival of which coincides with increasingly bizarre events.

Dreamland

Dreamland
Author: Noah Klocek
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2019
Genre: Bedtime
ISBN: 1406382566

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Bedtime surroundings mingle with stunning dream imagery as a little girl drifts into peaceful slumber... From illustrator and Pixar designer Noah Klocek comes a breathtaking depiction of a half-asleep landscape sure to lure readers into a dreamland of their own. Amelie loves everything about bedtime: wrapping up in her favourite blanket, listening to bedtime stories and, most of all, dreaming. But finding her dreams is not always easy, and she often has to set out in search for them... As Amelie ventures into the fantastic world that lingers behind her closed eyes, she overcomes cold toes, bright moonshine, tangled blankets, hidden shadows and ticking clocks - and finally uncovers her favourite dreams. Noah Klocek is a Pixar Art Director by day and an illustrator by night. This is his debut as an author-illustrator With its lulling language, this is the ideal bedtime book. It is inspired by the author's own experiences with his daughter having trouble falling asleep For fans of Aaron Becker's Journey trilogy