A turbulent coming of age story about a young boy growing up in New Mexico during World War II. When a curandera named Ultima moves in with his family, Antonio experiences a series of unusual and terrifying events, which causes him to fight with questions about his own destiny and the powers of this mystical woman.
Inspired by actual events, The Bling Ring tells the story of a group of fame-obsessed teenagers living in the suburbs of Los Angeles who use the Internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their empty homes. Ringleader Rebecca leads the group of misfits on the ultimate heist for designer clothes and jewelry. What starts out as teenage fun quickly spins out of control.
Sarah Moss is an ambitious new recruit at an elite private intelligence firm. Her first undercover assignment is to infiltrate ‘The East,’ an elusive activist collective that terrorizes corporate leaders who commit crimes against humanity. The more involved she gets, the more Sarah’s life is in danger.
A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today’s wired world.
– posted by Ralph, Readers’ Services