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One Of Those Girls

Author : Hannah Roslan
ISBN : 9781466932098
Genre : Fiction
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"I could not deny she looked very happy with the invitation to dinner with the Whitelights. I answered her question with a nod and smile on my face though I was confused with everything. It felt like they arranged something without my knowing and I desperately wanted to know" Poppy, an average 18 year old college girl, discovers that she is a witch by a mysterious new classmate, Kyle. It is said that an evil wizard is trying to fill the magical world of Lavenderia with dark sorcery. Poppy finds it hard to believe while Kyle tries to make her come to his world. Dark magic happens and love blooms in the hearts of Poppy and Kyle. Could Poppy defeat Hollow, the evil wizard? Is the love between her and Kyle lasts forever? Or would it just be another fantasy tale?

The Extraordinary Secrets Of April May June

Author : Robin Benway
ISBN : 9781101458945
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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I hugged my sisters and they fit against my sides like two jigsaw pieces that would never fit anywhere else. I couldn?t imagine ever letting them go again, like releasing them would be to surrender the best parts of myself. Three sisters share a magical, unshakeable bond in this witty high-concept novel from the critically acclaimed author of Audrey, Wait! Around the time of their parents? divorce, sisters April, May, and June recover special powers from childhood?powers that come in handy navigating the hell that is high school. Powers that help them cope with the hardest year of their lives. But could they have a greater purpose? April, the oldest and a bit of a worrier, can see the future. Middle-child May can literally disappear. And baby June reads minds?everyone?s but her own. When April gets a vision of disaster, the girls come together to save the day and reconcile their strained family. They realize that no matter what happens, powers or no powers, they?ll always have each other. Because there?s one thing stronger than magic: sisterhood.

Girls On The Edge

Author : Leonard Sax
ISBN : 9781541647091
Genre : Psychology
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A parenting expert reveals the four biggest threats to girls' psychological growth and explains how parents can help their daughters develop a healthy sense of self. In Girls on the Edge, psychologist and physician Leonard Sax argues that many girls today have a brittle sense of self-they may look confident and strong on the outside, but they're fragile within. Sax offers the tools we need to help them become independent and confident women, and provides parents with practical tips on everything from helping their daughter limit her time on social media, to choosing a sport, to nurturing her spirit through female-centered activities. Compelling and inspiring, Girls on the Edge points the way to a new future for today's girls and young women.

The Tapestry Room Murder

Author : Carolyn Wells
ISBN : EAN:4066338095503
Genre : Fiction
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"The Tapestry Room Murder" by Carolyn Wells. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Oh Didn T He Ramble

Author : Lee Collins
ISBN : 0252060814
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Surveys the jazz trumpeter's career from the formative years of jazz in New Orleans, through his club successes in Chicago after 1930, to his last European tour in 1954.

Don T Look For Me

Author : Wendy Walker
ISBN : 9781250198723
Genre : Fiction
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A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year “A twisty, hair-raising tale.”– Newsweek "A fast-paced psychological drama." – “Compulsively readable.” – PopSugar "Reinforces Walker’s place at the top of the genre." – Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Addictive." – A.J. Finn, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window "Gripping." – Adrian McGinty, New York Times bestselling author of The Chain They said she walked away. But what really happened to Molly Clarke? From the bestselling author of All Is Not Forgotten comes a compelling and emotionally powerful story of a daughter's desperate search to find her mother before it's too late. They called it a “walk away.” The car abandoned miles from home. The note found at a nearby hotel. The shattered family. It happens all the time. Women disappear, desperate to start over. But what really happened to Molly Clarke? The night Molly disappeared began with a storm, running out of gas, and a man offering her a ride to safety. But when the doors lock shut, Molly begins to suspect she has made a terrible mistake. A new lead brings Molly’s daughter, Nicole, back to the small, desolate town where her mother was last seen to renew the desperate search. The locals are sympathetic and eager to help. The innkeeper. The bartender. Even the police. Until secrets begin to reveal themselves and Nicole comes closer to the truth about that night—and the danger surrounding her.

Invaders Of The Rokujouma? Volume 14

Author : Takehaya
ISBN : 9781718312302
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In this special collection of stories, new and old friends alike appear. Shizuka tells the story of how she lost her parents. She also comes to learn of the very special power that's been sleeping within her, and just what consequences that has for her... waistline? Yurika goes on a little quest to try and find herself, or rather, herselves. And finally, the story of how Koutarou knows Theia's mother.

The Buffalo Soldier

Author : Chris Bohjalian
ISBN : 9781400032860
Genre : Fiction
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With his trademark emotional heft and storytelling skill, bestselling author Chris Bohjalian presents a resonant novel about the unconventional family that forms after Terry and Laura Sheldon, a Vermont storm trooper and his wife grieving the loss of their twin daughters, take in a foster child. His name is Alfred; he is ten years old and African American. And he has passed through so many indifferent families that he can’t believe that his new one will last. In the ensuing months Terry and Laura will struggle to emerge from their shell of grief only to face an unexpected threat to their marriage; Terry’s involvement with another woman. Meanwhile, Alfred cautiously enters the family circle, and befriends an elderly neighbor who inspires him with the story of the buffalo soldiers, the black cavalrymen of the old West. Out of the entwining and unfolding of their lives, The Buffalo Soldier creates a suspenseful, moving portrait of a family, infused by Bohjalian’s moral complexity and narrative assurance.

Wish Girl

Author : Nikki Loftin
ISBN : 9781101612972
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A dying girl gives a boy the strength to live in this lyrical novel that will break your heart and lift your spirit Peter Stone’s parents and siblings are extroverts, musicians, and yellers—and the louder they get, the less Peter talks, or even moves, until he practically fits his last name. When his family moves to the Texas Hill Country, though, Peter finds a tranquil, natural valley where he can, at last, hear himself think. There, he meets a girl his age: Annie Blythe. Annie tells Peter she’s a “wish girl.” But Annie isn’t just any wish girl; she’s a “Make-A-Wish Girl.” And in two weeks she will begin a dangerous treatment to try and stop her cancer from spreading. Left alone, the disease will kill her. But the treatment may cause serious, lasting damage to her brain. Annie and Peter hatch a plan to escape into the valley, which they begin to think is magical. But the pair soon discovers that the valley—and life—may have other plans for them. And sometimes wishes come true in ways they would never expect.

Found Life

Author : Linor Goralik
ISBN : 9780231544979
Genre : Literary Collections
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One of the first Russian writers to make a name for herself on the Internet, Linor Goralik writes conversational short works that conjure the absurd in all its forms, reflecting post-Soviet life and daily universals. Her mastery of the minimal, including a wide range of experiments in different forms of micro-prose, is on full display in this collection of poems, stories, comics, a play, and an interview, here translated for the first time. In Found Life, speech, condensed to the extreme, captures a vivid picture of fleeting interactions in a quickly moving world. Goralik's works evoke an unconventional palette of moods and atmospheres—slight doubt, subtle sadness, vague unease—through accumulation of unexpected details and command over colloquial language. While calling up a range of voices, her works are marked by a distinct voice, simultaneously slightly naïve and deeply ironic. She is a keen observer of the female condition, recounting gendered tribulations with awareness and amusement. From spiritual rabbits and biblical zoos to poems about loss and comics about poetry, Goralik's colorful language and pervasive dark comedy capture the heights of ridiculousness and the depths of grief.

Jabberwocky Trilogy Book One Sing Me A Little Girls Goodbye

Author : Lotus Rose
Genre : Fiction
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The decapitated Jabberwock’s head is still functional—he just needs a new body. 15-year-old Queen Malice wants to help her buddy, Jabby, as she likes to call him. And so she plans a quest to Jabberwock Valley, where most of the other jabberwocks live. But Jabby isn’t the only one they must help. Wonderland itself is in danger, because a creature known as the Snark threatens to reunite the monster tribes and revive a realm known as Woeland. So Malice works on assembling a team. Of course, the Mad Hatter, Humpty, and the Cheshire Cat will tag along. But the Knight still has a crippling fear of little girls. There are other complications. 11-year-old Sleeping Beauty wants to go on the quest as well. But most jabberwocks hate little girls. Jabberwock mothers even sing their babies “little-girls-goodbyes,” which are like lullabies, except gorier. Malice also struggles with the intoxicating effects of the black rose. She finds herself taking more of the flower each day, and it’s becoming harder to stop. Will they be able to thwart the Snark? And who is the mysterious “secret admirer” who sends Malice creepy notes via pigeon? And can she prove to the Knight that she no longer has any “little girlness” inside of her, by going through a series of the Knight’s anti-little-girl challenges? Because it’s the only way he’ll join the team. And they’ll need a lot of help if they ever hope to stop the Snark and survive their journey to Jabberwock Valley. Keywords: free Jabberwocky, jabberwock, Hunting of the Snark, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, free Alice in Wonderland free, Through the Looking Glass, book, ebook

Performance Of A Lifetime

Author : Cerise Merola
ISBN : 9781483698083
Genre : Fiction
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Cerise Merola or CC as affectionately addressed by her friends was a cross between Antie Mame, Gypsie Rose Lee, and a jigger of Tulalla Bankhead.

Autobiography Of David Russell

Author : David Russell
ISBN : NYPL:33433115447298
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Boys Girls And Achievement

Author : Becky Francis
ISBN : 9781134579211
Genre : Education
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Girls are now out-performing boys at GCSE level, giving rise to a debate in the media on boys' underachievement. However, often such work has been a 'knee-jerk' response, led by media, not based on solid research. Boys, Girls and Achievement - Addressing the Classroom Issues fills that gap and: *provides a critical overview of the current debate on achievement; *Focuses on interviews with young people and classroom observations to examine how boys and girls see themselves as learners; *analyses the strategies teachers can use to improve the educational achievements of both boys and girls. Becky Francis provides teachers with a thorough analysis of the various ways in which secondary school pupils construct their gender identities in the classroom. The book also discusses methods teachers might use challenge these gender constructions in the classroom and thereby address the 'gender-gap' in achievement.

City Of Light

Author : Dave Warner
ISBN : 9781925162332
Genre : Fiction
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Snowy Lane, preoccupied with a ham sandwich and the odds of making the football team on Saturday, takes the terrible phone call that signals the beginning of a series of events which are to reverberate in his life and shake the city to its foundations ... &‘Gruesome' has taken another victim and the whole population is riveted by the emergence of the dark side of the City of Light.

Basketball Junkie

Author : Chris Herren
ISBN : 9781429924146
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I was dead for thirty seconds. That's what the cop in Fall River told me. When the EMTs found me, there was a needle in my arm and a packet of heroin in the front seat. At basketball-crazy Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts, junior guard Chris Herren carried his family's and the city's dreams on his skinny frame. His grandfather, father, and older brother had created their own sports legends in a declining city; he was the last, best hope for a career beyond the shuttered mills and factories. Herren was heavily recruited by major universities, chosen as a McDonald's All-American, featured in a Sports Illustrated cover story, and at just seventeen years old became the central figure in Fall River Dreams, an acclaimed book about the 1994 Durfee team's quest for the state championship. Leaving Fall River for college, Herren starred on Jerry Tarkanian's Fresno State Bulldogs team of talented misfits, which included future NBA players as well as future convicted felons. His gritty, tattooed, hip-hop persona drew the ire of rival fans and more national attention: Rolling Stone profiled him, 60 Minutes interviewed him, and the Denver Nuggets drafted him. When the Boston Celtics acquired his contract, he lived the dream of every Massachusetts kid—but off the court Herren was secretly crumbling, as his alcohol and drug use escalated and his life spiraled out of control. Twenty years later, Chris Herren was married to his high-school sweetheart, the father of three young children, and a heroin junkie. His basketball career was over, consumed by addictions; he had no job, no skills, and was a sadly familiar figure to those in Fall River who remembered him as a boy, now prowling the streets he once ruled, looking for a fix. One day, for a time he cannot remember, he would die. In his own words, Chris Herren tells how he nearly lost everything and everyone he loved, and how he found a way back to life. Powerful, honest, and dramatic, Basketball Junkie is a remarkable memoir, harrowing in its descent, and heartening in its return.

Creating Market Socialism

Author : Carolyn L. Hsu
ISBN : 9780822390428
Genre : Social Science
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In the midst of China’s post-Mao market reforms, the old status hierarchy is collapsing. Who will determine what will take its place? In Creating Market Socialism, the sociologist Carolyn L. Hsu demonstrates the central role of ordinary people—rather than state or market elites—in creating new institutions for determining status in China. Hsu explores the emerging hierarchy, which is based on the concept of suzhi, or quality. In suzhi ideology, human capital and educational credentials are the most important measures of status and class position. Hsu reveals how, through their words and actions, ordinary citizens decide what jobs or roles within society mark individuals with suzhi, designating them “quality people.” Hsu’s ethnographic research, conducted in the city of Harbin in northwestern China, included participant observation at twenty workplaces and interviews with working adults from a range of professions. By analyzing the shared stories about status and class, jobs and careers, and aspirations and hopes that circulate among Harbiners from all walks of life, Hsu reveals the logic underlying the emerging stratification system. In the post-socialist era, Harbiners must confront a fast-changing and bewildering institutional landscape. Their collective narratives serve to create meaning and order in the midst of this confusion. Harbiners collectively agree that “intellectuals” (scientists, educators, and professionals) are the most respected within the new social order, because they contribute the most to Chinese society, whether that contribution is understood in terms of traditional morality, socialist service, or technological and economic progress. Harbiners understand human capital as an accurate measure of a person’s status. Their collective narratives about suzhi shape their career choices, judgments, and child-rearing practices, and therefore the new practices and institutions developing in post-socialist China.

The Crash Trilogy

Author : Nicole Williams
ISBN : 9781471122392
Genre : Fiction
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Lucy Larson lives for wearing the satin down on her ballet shoes, and has her sights firmly set on a place at Juilliard. She's on her way to the top and has so far been careful to keep trouble out of her life. Well, up until now… Jude Ryder is the quintessential bad boy and everything a girl like Lucy needs to stay away from, especially if she wants to hold onto her dream future. But Lucy's about to find out that staying away is the only thing she's incapable of. Full of passion, steamy scenes and hot romance this ebook collection of Nicole Williams' CrashTrilogy is perfect fans of New Adult!

Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls

Author : Jes Baker
ISBN : 9781580055833
Genre : Social Science
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Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls is a manifesto and call to arms for women of all sizes and ages. With smart and spirited eloquence, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview to change public perceptions and help women maintain mental health. With the same straightforward tone that catapulted her to national attention when she wrote a public letter addressing the sexist comments of Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO, Jes shares personal experiences along with in-depth research in a way that is approachable, digestible, and empowering. Featuring notable guest authors, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls is an invitation for all women to reject fat prejudice, learn to love their bodies, and join the most progressive, and life-changing revolution there is: the movement to change the world by loving their bodies.

A Wonderful Country

Author : David Olesen
ISBN : 0967705789
Genre : Travel
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Read the book thatís like sitting at the campfire with loggers and bush pilots of the early 1900s. Historic photos and stories paint pictures of life in the Quetico-Superior area. The stories are a wonderful way to learn about the regionís history.

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