The Cellar


Author: Natasha Preston
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492600989
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 368
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Now a New York Times bestseller! A gripping, ripped-the-headlines thriller from writing sensation Natasha Preston. "Lily?" My stomach dropped as a tall, dark-haired man stepped into view. Had he been hiding between the trees? "No. Sorry." Gulping, I took a step back. "I'm not Lily." He shook his head, a satisfied grin on his face. "No. You are Lily." "I'm Summer. You have the wrong person." You utter freak! I could hear my pulse crashing in my ears. How stupid to give him my real name. He continued to stare at me, smiling. It made me feel sick. "You are Lily," he repeated. Before I could blink, he threw his arms forward and grabbed me. I tried to shout, but he clasped his hand over my mouth, muffling my screams. My heart raced. I'm going to die. For months Summer is trapped in a cellar with the man who took her—and three other girls: Rose, Poppy, and Violet. His perfect, pure flowers. His family. But flowers can't survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out...

The Cellar


Author: A. J. Whitten
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547532356
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 288
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Meredith Willis is suspicious of Adrien, the new guy next door. When she dares to sneak a look into the windows of his house, she sees something in the cellar that makes her believe that Adrien might be more than just a creep—he may be an actual monster. But her sister, Heather, doesn’t share Meredith’s repulsion. Heather believes Adrien is the only guy who really understands her. In fact, she may be falling in love with him. When Adrien and Heather are cast as the leads in the school production of Romeo and Juliet, to Heather, it feels like fate. To Meredith, it feels like a bad omen. But if she tries to tear the couple apart, she could end up in the last place she’d ever want to be: the cellar. Can Meredith convince her sister that she’s dating the living dead before it’s too late for both of them?

Secrets in the Cellar

A True Story of the Austrian Incest Case that Shocked the World
Author: John Glatt
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429967563
Category: True Crime
Page: 256
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Josef Fritzl was a 73-year-old retired engineer in Austria. He seemed to be living a normal life with his wife, Rosemarie, and their family—though one daughter, Elisabeth, had decades earlier been "lost" to a religious cult. Throughout the years, three of Elisabeth's children mysteriously appeared on the Fritzls' doorstep; Josef and Rosemarie raised them as their own. But only Josef knew the truth about Elisabeth's disappearance... For twenty-seven years, Josef had imprisoned and molested Elisabeth in his man-made basement dungeon, complete with sound-proof paneling and code-protected electric locks. There, she would eventually give birth to a total of seven of Josef's children. One died in infancy—and the other three were raised alongside Elisabeth, never to see the light of day. Then, in 2008, one of Elisabeth's children became seriously ill, and was taken to the hospital. It was the first time the nineteen-year-old girl had ever gone outside—and soon, the truth about her background, her family's captivity, and Josef's unspeakable crimes would come to light. John Glatt's Secrets in the Cellar is the true story of a crime that shocked the world.

Girl in the Cellar

The Natascha Kampusch Story
Author: Allan Hall,Michael Leidig
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061989878
Category: True Crime
Page: 288
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Eight years of darkness On March 2, 1998, while on her way to school, ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was abducted. More than eight years later, on August 23, 2006, she escaped with a story that shocked and horrified the entire world. She spent the most delicate years of her life hidden in a cellar underneath an ordinary Austrian suburban home. How was she able to survive? What sort of woman had emerged? What kind of man was Wolfgang Priklopil, her abductor—and what demands had he made of her? Journalists Allan Hall and Michael Leidig covered Natascha's story from the beginning. The result of extraordinary investigative reporting, Girl in the Cellar gets to the heart of this very tragic case to reveal a truth no one would have imagined.

The Cellar

A Novel
Author: Minette Walters
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
ISBN: 0802190251
Category: Fiction
Page: 192
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Chilling psychological suspense with “exceptional punch” from the Edgar Award–winning author of The Dark Room (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). It seems like a respectable British home, occupied by the Songolis, an upstanding family of African immigrants. But hidden within the cellar is Muna—a teenage girl who cooks for them, cleans for them, endures brutal abuse from them . . . and is powerless to escape. Then one day, the Songolis’ ten-year-old son fails to come home from school, and Scotland Yard arrives at the house to investigate. While they look into the boy’s disappearance, Muna must play the role of beloved daughter. She suddenly has a real bedroom, with sunlight, and real clothing to wear. But she must continue to keep quiet—and hide the fact that she has learned how to speak English. Even as the police are watching, her secret life of enslavement goes on. But Muna is hatching a plan—and her acts of rebellion and revenge will be more terrifying than this family could have imagined—in this dark, twisting tale that represents “contemporary crime writing at its absolute peak” (Val McDermid).

A Hedonist in the Cellar

Adventures in Wine
Author: Jay McInerney
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408834774
Category: Art
Page: 272
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Jay McInerney, internationally celebrated author of Bright Lights, Big City, turns his hand to his lifelong love affair with wine. Pearls of wisdom are offered on the subjects of the best wine for romantics, the parallels between Californian wines and floundering Hollywood stars, the choice of wine for the author's own debauched forty-eighth birthday party, the 'high-testosterone grape' that is Colin Farrell, absinthe, 'the wild green fairy', and what wine is best drunk with chocolate. At the same time McInerney is a genuine connoisseur, taking the reader on a tour through the wine regions of the world and imparting tried and tested advice on grapes and vintages, bouquets, noses and finishes.

The Cellar


Author: Katherine Lo
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0990480607
Category: Fiction
Page: 311
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Her mother drowning in grief and depression. Her father, brother, and friends hundreds of miles away. Starting her senior year at a brand new school. Nothing is turning out the way 17-year-old Julia McKinley thought it would when she left New York with her mother to move into an old house in Virginia. Her one refuge is the cellar. But her safe haven isn’t entirely her own. Sounds that don’t make sense in a bare room, a glimpse of something in her peripheral vision—something or someone is down there with her. What Julia encounters will not only test the boundaries of time, but also challenge her understanding of what it means to love someone and go on living after great loss.

The Cabin


Author: Natasha Preston
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 149261856X
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 336
View: 2148

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A New York Times Bestseller! There may only be one killer, but no one is innocent in this new young adult thriller from Natasha Preston, author of The Cellar, a New York Times Bestseller, and Awake They think they're invincible. They think they can do and say whatever they want. They think there are no consequences. They've left me no choice. It's time for them to pay for their sins. A weekend partying at a remote cabin is just what Mackenzie needs. She can't wait to let loose with her friends. But a crazy night of fun leaves two of them dead-murdered. With no signs of a forced entry or struggle, suspicion turns to the five survivors. Someone isn't telling the truth. And Mackenzie's first mistake? Assuming the killing is over...

The Cellar


Author: Richard Laymon
Publisher: 47North
ISBN: 9781477806258
Category: Fiction
Page: 309
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Visitors flock to see the Beast House with its blood-soaked corridors and creaky doors. Armed with video camcorders, these poor souls enter the forbidden house, never to return. The deeper they go into the house, the darker their nightmares become. Don't even think about going into the cellar.

Praying in the Cellar

A Guide to Facing Your Fears and Finding God
Author: Anthony Delisi
Publisher: Paraclete Press
ISBN: 9781557254238
Category: Religion
Page: 151
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Discover how contemplative prayer can heal inner wounds.

Cellar of Horror

The Story of Gary Heidnik
Author: Ken Englade
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 1466853271
Category: True Crime
Page: 288
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Serial killer Gary Heidnik's name will live on in infamy, and his home, 3520 North Marshall Street in Philadelphia, is a house tainted with the memory of unbelievable horrors. What police found there was an incredible nightmare made real. Four young women had been held captive--some for four months--half-naked and chained. They had been tortured, starved, and repeatedly raped. But more grotesque discoveries lay in the kitchen: human limbs frozen, a torso burned to cinders, an empty pot suspiciously scorched... This is not a story for the faint-hearted. Cellar of Horror is a shocking true account of the self-proclaimed minister with a long history of mental illness, who preyed upon the susceptible in a bizarre plan to create his own "baby factory." It is a macabre web spun around money, power, and religion, tangled with courtroom drama and lawyers' tactics, sure to send a chill into your very soul.

Treasure in the Cellar

A Tale of Gold in Depression-Era Baltimore
Author: Leonard Augsburger
Publisher: Maryland Historical Society
ISBN: 9780938420972
Category: History
Page: 208
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What happened to the kids? The gold? Who buried it in the first place? Meticulously researched, Treasure in the Cellar delves into the lives of the boys and their families, recreates the hours at the police station after the boys reported what they found, and describes months of courtroom drama as descendents of several former property owners came

The Root Cellar


Author: Janet Lunn
Publisher: Penguin Group
ISBN: 0307367479
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 352
View: 8634

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It looked like an ordinary root cellar--And if twelve-year-old Rose hadn't been so unhappy in her new home, where she'd been sent to live with unknown relatives, she probably would never have fled down the stairs to the root cellar in the first place. And if she hadn't, she never would have climbed up into another century, the world of the 1860s, and the chaos of Civil War-- Scott Cameron's remarkable illustrations bring the past and a whole cast of delightful characters to life in this magnificent book. From the Hardcover edition.

You Will Be Mine


Author: Natasha Preston
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492652245
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 304
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Love turns deadly in a new heart-pounding thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Cellar and The Cabin! ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE WATCH YOUR BACK I'M COMING FOR YOU Lylah and her friends can't wait to spend a night out together. Partying is the perfect way to let loose from the stress of life and school, and Lylah hopes that hitting the dance floor with Chace, her best friend, will bring them closer together. She's been crushing on him since they met. If only he thought of her the same way... The girls are touching up their makeup and the guys are sliding on their coats when the doorbell rings. No one is there. An envelope sits on the doormat. It's an anonymous note addressed to their friend Sonny. A secret admirer? Maybe. They all laugh it off. Except Sonny never comes home. And a new note arrives: YOUR TURN Also by Natasha Preston: The Cellar The Cabin Awake

Hugh Johnson's Cellar Book


Author: Hugh Johnson
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781840000931
Category: Cooking
Page: 208
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Wine lovers can keep their cellar records in order with this smart, indispensable guide designed by award-winning author Hugh Johnson and laid out in the way he finds most useful. It begins with an illustrated essay on storing, opening, and enjoying wine, and then offers tips on how to plan a cellar and set up a system for intelligent wine storing and record keeping.

The Mortification of Fovea Munson


Author: Mary Winn Heider
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1484781074
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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Fovea Munson is nobody's Igor. True, her parents own a cadaver lab where they perform surgeries on dead bodies. And yes, that makes her gross by association, at least according to everyone in seventh grade. And sure, Fovea's stuck working at the lab now that her summer camp plans have fallen through. But she is by no means Dr. Frankenstein's snuffling assistant! That is, until three disembodied heads, left to thaw in the wet lab, start talking. To her. Out loud. What seems like a nightmare, or bizarre hallucination, is not. Fovea is somebody's Igor, all right. Three somebodies, actually. And they need a favor. With a madcap sense of humor and a lot of heart (not to mention other body parts), this is a story about finding oneself, finding one's friends, and embracing the moment.

Sourdough

A Novel
Author: Robin Sloan
Publisher: MCD
ISBN: 0374716439
Category: Fiction
Page: 272
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*One of Amazon's 20 Best Books of 2017* Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Barnes & Noble, and Southern Living In his much-anticipated new novel, Robin Sloan does for the world of food what he did for the world of books in Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore Lois Clary is a software engineer at General Dexterity, a San Francisco robotics company with world-changing ambitions. She codes all day and collapses at night, her human contact limited to the two brothers who run the neighborhood hole-in-the-wall from which she orders dinner every evening. Then, disaster! Visa issues. The brothers close up shop, and fast. But they have one last delivery for Lois: their culture, the sourdough starter used to bake their bread. She must keep it alive, they tell her—feed it daily, play it music, and learn to bake with it. Lois is no baker, but she could use a roommate, even if it is a needy colony of microorganisms. Soon, not only is she eating her own homemade bread, she’s providing loaves daily to the General Dexterity cafeteria. The company chef urges her to take her product to the farmer’s market, and a whole new world opens up. When Lois comes before the jury that decides who sells what at Bay Area markets, she encounters a close-knit club with no appetite for new members. But then, an alternative emerges: a secret market that aims to fuse food and technology. But who are these people, exactly? Leavened by the same infectious intelligence that made Robin Sloan’s Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore such a sensation, while taking on even more satisfying challenges, Sourdough marks the triumphant return of a unique and beloved young writer.

Choose Your Own Disaster


Author: Dana Schwartz
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1478970383
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 272
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A hilarious, quirky, and unflinchingly honest memoir about one young woman's terrible and life-changing decisions while hoping (and sometimes failing) to find herself, in the style of Never Have I Ever and Adulting. Join Dana Schwartz on a journey revisiting all of the terrible decisions she made in her early twenties through the internet's favorite method of self-knowledge: the quiz. Part-memoir, part-VERY long personality test, CHOOSE YOUR OWN DISASTER is a manifesto about the millennial experience and modern feminism and how the easy advice of "you can be anything you want!" is actually pretty fucking difficult when there are so many possible versions of yourself it seems like you could be. Dana has no idea who she is, but at least she knows she's a Carrie, a Ravenclaw, a Raphael, a Belle, a former emo kid, a Twitter addict, and a millennial just trying her best.

Something in the Cellar


Author: Ronald Searle
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 9780285643499
Category:
Page: 80
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Illustrated in Searle's inimitable style are the ancient noble ceremony of slashing the trockenbeerenauslese, the inauguration of the first authentic denominazione di origine controllata e garantita, and the vinolympics. For wine lovers who have never tasted ptolemy nouveau or watched the uncorking of the kangarouge, these experiences are related with warmth and humor. The many ways to open a bottle of wine are illustrated, and the rituals and delights of wine around the world are described.