Painter Basil Hallward sits down newly discovered inspiration Dorian Gray, a young wealthy man, to paint him. The painting turns out to be so magnificent that Dorian secretly wishes that the picture might alter and leaves his body young and beautiful, as captured in Basil's painting.
For the people who don't know what The Reading Rush is: The Reading Rush, former Book-Tube-A-Thon, is an annul event that is taking place for a week. In this week people try to read as much as possible, and this week is accompanied by challenges. There are challenges for YouTube, for Instagram and simple challenges you don't need Social Media for. Trying to complete these "simple" challenges is stressful as it is for me 😀
Gavin, who plays baseball professionally, ran out of his wife Thea after revealing something she did to him over the course of their marriage. He couldn't overcome it at first, but learns to adapt and adjust to a new way of living with her by the help of his baseball team friends, who are in a secret book club.
When apprentice librarian Elisabeth Scrivener is implicated in sabotage that release the library's most dangerous grimoire, she becomes entangled in a centuries-old conspiracy that could mean the end of everything.
After Glendower's daughter Gwenllian has been found, the group of Gansey, Ronan, Adam and Blue discover that a dark presence is killing Cabeswater, the mystical forest. Now it is more important than ever to find the Welsh king, to stop the demon and to grant Gansey his wish.
In search for the Welsh king Owen Glendower, the group of Gansey, Ronan, Adam and Blue takes it a step further and start searching various caves around Cabeswater. Learning more about each individual powers makes the game not only way more dangerous, it also pulls in opponents they'd rather not have.
Audrey Rose Wadsworth and Thomas Cresswell travel to Romania to attend the forensic medicine academy, after needing some time off from the events that happened back in London. But there's no rest for the wicked when the first murder happens on the way to the academy and the second one a short while after, right at the academy. Audrey Rose and Thomas see no other way than to find out who poses as Dracula to stop the murders.
Audrey Rose Wadsworth is a society girl who apprentices at her Uncle's forensic laboratory when gruesome murders start to happen in London. With her Uncle's other apprentice, Thomas Cresswell, she investigates these murders to find out who, under the alias of Jack The Ripper, killed these women and harvested their organs.
Since the lay lines have been woken, everything and everyone seems changed. The search for Glendower continues as well as new questions and new people arise that endanger the search of Gansey, Blue, Ronan, Adam and Noah.
Blue Sargent has always been told that when she kisses her soulmate, he would die. Her family, a bunch for psychics are very eager to keep that from happening. Little does Blue know that she gets thrown into the world of Richard Gansey and his Aligonby friends Ronan Lynch, Adam Parrish and Noah when being approached by Gansey at her day job, being a hostess and the pizza joint Ninos.