Draekora is the third book in the Medoran Chronicles and it continues the adventures of Alexandra Jennings, a gifted human now mixed up in events that threaten not just humans but the inhabitants of other worlds as well. (Please note that this review might contain spoilers for the first two books)
Rachel’s life isn’t what it used to: she’s a divorced alcoholic who’s living in her friend’s house. The highlight of her day is watching out of the train and following the life of a happily married couple — a couple she’s never even met but feels as if she knows them. One day she sees something shocking in the perfect couple’s house and even though she shouldn’t interfere, she can’t let it go. This could finally be her chance to prove she’s still more than just a girl on the train.
Alice is spending a rather boring afternoon with her older sister on a riverbank when she notices something curious: a white rabbit with a waistcoat and a pocket watch. She follows it into a rabbit hole but instead of finding the animal, she falls a long way into a strange hallway. Without a way back up, her only lead is the bottle labelled “drink me” — and drinking it is just the beginning of her adventure.
Dorothy, a young girl, lives a quiet life in Kansas with her uncle, aunt and dog Toto. One day a terrible cyclone grabs hold of the house and whisks it far away into the Land of Oz, where magic is real. All Dorothy wants is to return home safely but the only person who could help her is the Wizard of Oz. It’s a long way to him but without another choice Dorothy sets off along the yellow brick road, unaware of the perils and joys of the journey ahead.
Shonda Rhimes is a TV writer, mother and a titan whose shows dominate Thursdays. It took six unexpected words for her to realize that despite having (almost) it all, she wasn’t happy: You never say yes to anything. But then she did.
Gabriel is one of the Chosen Ones, a group of children saved when the world faced apocalypse. They now live in a bunker and he’s responsible for venturing out to find supplies but something’s lurking in the still, snow-covered ruins of the world. Everything changes when he discovers a body, but it’s only the very beginning of his problems…