Pearl is a brilliant sixteen year-old girl, traumatized by the sudden death of her adoring mother, who now must move in with Jack, the father she never knew. He's a misanthrope who has lost his will to live: not what the teenager wants or needs at this moment of crisis. Though both resist this new kinship, they find salvation in the improbable but beautiful odyssey of coming to love one another.
Emmet Ray is a jazz guitarist with talent. Despite his many faults, he ends up winning Hattie's heart. Hattie's patience with Emmet is tested with his incessant irresponsibility and infidelity, leading their relationship to the breaking point.
Shaz is a larger-than-life free spirit who is hired by a local politician to watch his five peculiar daughters. With her unconventional attitude, Shaz gleefully sets to work transforming the girls into proudly unique individuals. But when a mysterious shark hunter throws a twist in her plans, it's up to the girls to change their destiny and find their own happy ending.
In the 1930's, the fictional Emmet Ray ruled as the second greatest jazz guitarist in the world. But his reputation was eclipsed by his eccentric career moves, hilarious clashes with gangsters and stormy love affairs with two very different women.
The story of a group of school boys who were hacking into the US military at the dawn of the Internet. Set in suburban Melbourne in the late 1980s, it follows a teenage Julian Assange and his gang of friends, the International Subversives, as they try to break into the computer systems of the world's most powerful organizations. Hoping to uncover the inner workings of these groups, the boys wage battle from their bedrooms.
Andes, the dragon's back: With glaciers, volcanoes, snow-capped peaks, enormous deserts, tropical rainforests, caustic salt pans, and cloud forests, the Andes are an extraordinary world of diverse terrains, extreme temperatures, and a staggering array of wildlife. Five thousand miles long and extending over seven countries, this high mountain range boasts some of the highest, saltiest, wettest and driest terrains on the planet. Life in Death Valley:...
Annabelle: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia. He gives her a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. Annabelle creation: Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker...
The story takes place at the opening of a new century, one that held forth all kinds of promises, especially for women. In this post-Victorian Fifth Avenue milieu, Lily Bart, an unmarried woman of 29 with dwindling prospects, needs a husband badly. She lives beyond her means, relying on the grudging charity of her elderly aunt. She is the kind of girl who would make an admirable decoration on some fine gentleman's arm, but there is a liveliness--a...
After just a year of marriage, the immaculate life Georgina (Julia Stiles) has quickly become intoxicated by is blown apart when her art collector husband Constantine is killed in an explosion aboard the yacht of a Russian oligarch. Believing there to be more to the tragedy, she sets out to uncover what happened. Dark truths about Constantine's dealings emerge and, as she begins to realise who she was really married to, Georgina enters a spiral of...