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Gesell, Ryan 1978-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 3,007 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Suspense fiction  Fantasy fiction  Anecdotes  Bildungsromans  Spy stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3606.O737, FIC
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Publications about Ryan Gesell
Publications by Ryan Gesell
Most widely held works by Ryan Gesell
Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese American boy, has lived at Seattle's Sacred Heart Orphanage ever since his mother's listless body was carried away from their small apartment five years ago. On his birthday, William and the other orphans are taken to the historical Moore Theatre, where William glimpses an actress on the silver screen who goes by the name of Willow Frost. Struck by her features, William is convinced that the movie star is his mother, Liu Song
The good father : [a novel] by Noah Hawley( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
An intense psychological novel about one doctor's suspense-filled quest to unlock the mind of a suspected political assassin: his twenty-year-old son
Heads you lose by Lisa Lutz( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Pot-growing siblings Paul and Lacey Hansen must investigate why the headless corpse of Lacey's ex-fiancé turned up on their property, in a metafictional mystery where the authors disagree as to how the story should progress
The last summer of the Death Warriors by Francisco X Stork( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Pancho is bent on avenging the senseless death of his sister, but after he meets D.Q, who is dying of cancer, and Marisol, one of D.Q.'s caregivers, both boys find their lives changed by their interactions
Dash & Lily's book of dares by Rachel Cohn( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
"I've left some clues for you. If you want them, turn the page. If you don't, put the book back on the shelf, please." So begins the latest whirlwind romance from the New York Times bestselling authors of Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist. Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on a favorite bookstore shelf, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept its dares
Please ignore Vera Dietz by A. S King( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
When her best friend, whom she secretly loves, betrays her and then dies under mysterious circumstances, high school senior Vera Dietz struggles with secrets that could help clear his name
Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
"Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey town he's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change"--
Edges by Léna Roy( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
New Yorkers Luke, sixteen, and Ava, nineteen, both wind up in Moab, Utah, trying to put their lives back together after suffering from the death of loved ones, alcoholism, and other traumas
Radical together : [unleashing the people of God for the purpose of God] by David Platt( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Challenges Christians to unite into communities of faith living in accord with the gospels in order to achieve God's purpose in the world for his greater glory
Time after time by Tamara Ireland Stone( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Told from his point of view, continues the love story of Bennett, a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco, and Anna, sixteen, of 1995 Evanston, Illinois, as they try to make their relationship work despite his fear that it is not meant to be
Last man out by Mike Lupica( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Tommy Gallagher, the bravest and toughest football player on the field, faces his biggest battle ever when his father, a Boston firefighter, is fatally injured while rescuing a child
The smaller evil by Stephanie Kuehn( file )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Sometimes the greater good requires the smaller evil. 17-year-old Arman Dukoff can't remember life without anxiety and chronic illness when he arrives at an expensive self-help retreat in the remote hills of Big Sur. He's taken a huge risk-and two-thousand dollars from his meth-head stepfather-for a chance to "evolve," as Beau, the retreat leader, says. Beau is complicated. A father figure' A cult leader' A con man' Arman's not sure, but more than anyone he's ever met, Beau makes Arman feel something other than what he usually feels-worthless. The retreat compound is secluded in coastal California mountains among towering redwoods, and when the iron gates close behind him, Arman believes for a moment that he can get better. But the program is a blur of jargon, bizarre rituals, and incomprehensible encounters with a beautiful girl. Arman is certain he's failing everything. But Beau disagrees; he thinks Arman has a bright future-though he never says at what. And then, in an instant Arman can't believe or totally recall, Beau is gone. Suicide' Or murder' Arman was the only witness and now the compound is getting tense. And maybe dangerous. As the mysteries and paradoxes multiply and the hints become accusations, Arman must rely on the person he's always trusted the least: himself. From the Hardcover edition
How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming by Mike Brown( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of its resulting in one more planet being added to our solar system, Brown's find ignited a firestorm of controversy that riled the usually sedate world of astronomy and launched him into the public eye
Decoded by Jia Mai( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A top secret counterespionage and code breaking unit recruits an autistic math genius who discovers his former teacher and best friend is working for the enemy
The twelve days of Dash & Lily by Rachel Cohn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Dash and Lily have had a tough year since readers first watched the couple fall in love. Lily's beloved grandfather suffered a heart attack, and his difficult road to recovery has taken a major toll on her typically sunny disposition. With only twelve days left until Christmas--Lily’s favorite time of the year--Dash, Lily's brother Langston, and their closest friends take Manhattan by storm to help Lily recapture the holiday magic of New York City in December
Ninth City burning by J. Patrick Black( file )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
For fans of Red Rising, Starship Troopers, and Ender's Game comes an explosive, epic science fiction debut...We never saw them coming. Entire cities disappeared in the blink of an eye, leaving nothing but dust and rubble. When an alien race came to make Earth theirs, they brought with them a weapon we had no way to fight, a universe-altering force known as thelemity. It seemed nothing could stop it--until we discovered we could wield the power too. Five hundred years later, the Earth is locked in a grinding war of attrition. The talented few capable of bending thelemity to their will are trained in elite military academies, destined for the front lines. Those who refused to support the war have been exiled to the wilds of a ruined Earth. But the enemy's tactics are changing, and Earth's defenders are about to discover this centuries-old war has only just begun. As a terrible new onslaught looms, heroes will rise from unlikely quarters, and fight back. Cast of Narrators: Lincoln Hoppe as "Jax", Ryan Gesell as "Imway", Susan Hanfield as "Kizabel", Mike Chamberlain as "Vinneas", Ariadne Meyers as "Naomi", Suzanne Elise Freeman as "Rae", Johnathan McClain as "Torro"
The heart of betrayal by Mary Pearson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Princess Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape--and even less of being together--as the foundations of Lia's deeply-held beliefs crumble beneath her while she wrestles with her upbringing, her gift, and her very sense of self to make powerful choices that affect her country, her people, and her own destiny
Edges by Léna Roy( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
New Yorkers Luke, sixteen, and Ava, nineteen, both wind up in Moab, Utah, trying to put their lives back together after suffering from the death of loved ones, alcoholism, and other traumas
The kiss of deception by Mary Pearson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
On the morning of her wedding, Princess Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, intrigued when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive--and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets--even as she finds herself falling in love
 
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