Author: Chelsea Flagg
"Even though a butterfly could beat me up, I am strong and powerful in my own way. We are all capable of being strong. Sometimes, we're just conditioning for it in the wrong way." Chelsea grew up wanting to be "strong." She thought arguing her way through childhood and becoming a world-class attorney would get her there. But, through a series of humorous, and only slightly embarrassing, events Chelsea comes to realize that maybe her strength is meant to shine in different ways. Spoiler alert: This book is secretly going to brainwash you into home birthing your children. No, I'm not kidding.
Author: Juman Malouf
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A highly original and acclaimed fantasy novel with eccentric characters, striking illustrations and a propulsive plot "[A] spellbinder" The Daily Beast "A sweeping tale. . . gorgeous illustrations" PopSugar Identical twins Sonja and Charlotte, twelve-year-old musical prodigies, learned to play before they learned to talk. They were born on All-Hallows-Eve and found one night by Tatty, the Tattooed Lady, in a pail on her doorstep with only a short note and a heart-shaped locket. They have been with her ever since, roaming the Outskirts with the circus company in a convoy of caravans, moving from place to place. Lately, mysterious things have begun to happen when the girls pick up their instruments. Movements, vibrations, changes in the weather. They begin to discover that they possess extraordinary powers. During one of their performances, they unintentionally levitate the entire audience—and word gets out. Soon, a troop of Enforcers from the city comes after them, and Charlotte and Sonja must embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands in hopes of unlocking the secrets of their mysterious past. Juman Malouf, born in Lebanon, grew up in London. She has an MFA in set and costume design and has worked on a number of films including Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel. The Trilogy of Two is her first novel.
Author: Katheryn Bermann
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Its been four months since the weirdest girl in school, Carly Smithson, seemingly vanished into thin air. Jen Rivers has moved to Spiritwood, and despite her appearance, she doesnt claim to know anything about it. However, the spy group Silver League is determined to uncover the truth behind both girls actions. As the second and third terms of school progress, the case becomes even more intriguing. They discover a way to contact Carly but are met with more questions than answers. The Shadowed Wolves, a rival spy club, are found to not be just a gathering of cryptography enthusiasts, but rather a pawn in Carlys game. In addition, one of the members knows a lot more than she is letting on. Along the way, the secrets that surround the League itself are revealed, and not all of the members agree on how to deal with them. Their friendships are tested as time goes on and they are forced to either accept each others pasts or completely dissolve the club. Just as they reach the breaking point, they uncover evidence of a conspiracy that is so incriminating it sends the entire club reeling, and whether they want to or not, they are about to confront the very heart of the Gemini case.
How to Slow Down and Start Living Again
Author: Phil Callaway
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
For readers who wish their busy lives had a pause button, Phil Callaway offers real help along with healthy doses of his trademark humor. Drawing from lessons learned during his own struggles with burnout, the bestselling author focuses on five keys to bringing back missing peace. In Who Put My Life on Fast-Forward, millionaires, CEOs, and "regular folk so tired they can hardly lace up their Velcro tennis shoes" demonstrate how, with God's help, it's possible to start living deliberately in a high-speed culture. With wit and candor, Callaway offers creative ways to: live on less and love it find your perfect pace embrace a life of integrity climb off the stress merry-go-round rediscover the joy of friendships Men and women stuck in a loop of busyness and fatigue will find faith-based tools and inspiration for change in this funny, wise book.
Author: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
Category: Clothing trade
Category: Publishers' catalogs
Author: John Hornor Jacobs
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab ™
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Fifteen-year-old Shreve Cannon doesn't mind juvie. He's got a good business dealing contraband candy, and three meals a day are more than his drunk mother managed to provide. In juvie, the rules never change and everyone is the same. In juvie, Shreve has life figured out. Then the new fish shows up. Jack's a quiet kid. Small. Cries himself to sleep too. He's no standard-issue titty-baby, though. There's his hands—more specifically his fingers, all twelve of 'em. And when he gets angry, something weird happens. The air wavers. You feel a slight pressure in your chest. And then...well, best take cover. Jack isn't the only new face in juvie. There's Mr. Quincrux. Quincrux has an unusual interest in Jack and Shreve, and it quickly becomes clear that innocent bystanders aren't going to get in his way. So Jack and Shreve bust out. On the lam, they quickly discover that Jack has abilities—hell, superpowers—that might just give them a fighting chance against Quincrux, if they can stay alive long enough to figure them out.
Author: Frederick Hugh Herbert
A Dad's Perspective on Parenthood
Author: Craig Roberts
Publisher: Craig Roberts
Category: Family & Relationships
There are numerous, if not thousands, of books that cover virtually every single aspect of pregnancy, birth and parenthood. This is not another one of them. The aim of this publication is to answer some of the anomalies that arise day-to-day. You will not discover advice on breast-feeding, weaning or sleeping here. So, if this is your aim please stop reading right now. For some light-hearted fact-finding, you are in the right place. The observations of one dad, who carefully watched and partook in all aspects of pregnancy, birth and subsequent nurturing, aims to answer some of your quandaries surrounding babies and toddlers. If you have ever considered, or even not, why in deed Dads wear pyjamas then the answer is contained herein along with many other conundrums such as an alternative strategy for dealing with parent competition, why you really move to the suburbs when you have children and what toilet training really means.
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Category: American drama
Author: John Boyne
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
Die Geschichte von »Der Junge im gestreiften Pyjama« ist schwer zu beschreiben. Normalerweise geben wir an dieser Stelle ein paar Hinweise auf den Inhalt, aber bei diesem Buch - so glauben wir - ist es besser, wenn man vorher nicht weiß, worum es geht. Wer zu lesen beginnt, begibt sich auf eine Reise mit einem neunjährigen Jungen namens Bruno. (Und doch ist es kein Buch für Neunjährige.) Früher oder später kommt er mit Bruno an einen Zaun. Zäune wie dieser existieren auf der ganzen Welt.
Author: Sarah Mlynowski
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Category: Young Adult Fiction
The hilariously entertaining third book in the Magic in Manhattan series, following Bras & Broomsticks and Frogs & French Kisses, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Whatever After series! At long last, Rachel's powers have arrived and she's a bona fide get-your-broom-ready witch! And it's happened just in time. No Manhattan for her this summer—she's spending her vacation at Camp Wood Lake. But she's having some serious issues: Mosquitoes in the Adirondacks are incredibly thirsty. Her stepmom keeps sending embarrassing feminine hygiene care packages. She accidentally zapped away all her clothes. And there's a backstabber in her cabin intent on making life miserable. Good thing Rachel's a witch. "Sure to delight" —School Library Journal "Will be eagerly grabbed by fans of Bras & Broomsticks and Frogs & French Kisses . . . plenty of entertaining mishaps." —Booklist
The Story of Nirvana
Author: Michael Azerrad
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell nearly five million copies of their landmark album Nevermind, whose thunderous sound and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion, frustration, and passion of the emerging Generation X. Come As You Are is the close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the only book with exclusive in-depth interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain, Krist Noveselic, and Dave Grohl, as well as friends, relatives, former bandmembers, and associates -- now updated to include a new final chapter detailing the last year of Kurt Cobain's life, before his tragic suicide in April 1994.
A Play in Two Acts
Author: Tom Griffin
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
THE STORY: The scene is a cluttered farmhouse in rural New England, where Bill Allenson, a highly regarded but no longer active novelist, has withdrawn from the world, supporting himself and his ailing father by selling rare books through the mail.
Box Set 1-3
Author: Lisa Mondello
Publisher: Lisa Mondello
From New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling Author Lisa Mondello Anthology of 3 full length Contemporary Romance novels in one romance super bundle box set! "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU is a warm and wonderful romance just right for the season." Susan Mobley Romantic Times Magazine "A grandmother who goes skinny-dipping in public, a mother who plans a wedding when there isn't one, and Caras reluctant boyfriend, the hapless Roger, bring life to this romance...THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT is a very entertaining read." Sunnye Tiedemann Romantic Times Magazine From readers: "Hilariously Funny!" "Delightful!" "Warm and witty!" "Couldn't put it down!" "Warm and wonderful characters." "The best book I've read in years!" Book 1 ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU Sometimes fate needs a little hand… Santa Claus is going to have a rough season... Lauren Alexander is raising her daughter alone. Abandoned by her family for her decision to keep her daughter Kristen, she has done a pretty good job for the last six years. Or she thought she had. That's why she is crushed when little Kristen gives up her wish for a toy or goodie and instead asks Santa for a present for her mother. She wants Santa to bring a Daddy. Delivering Daddies isn't Santa's bag. But this Santa has a plan... Kyle Preston knows what it is like to be abandoned too. Luckily he found the support of loving adoptive parents and has turned himself into one of the most successful Real Estate developers in town. Building a house is easy. Building someone's trust is a whole other story. But with a little helping hand, a little Christmas magic can make all the difference in the world. Book 2 THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT "Hilariously funny!" "Delightful!" 4 STARS Romantic Times Magazine What would you do to get a second chance at love? Sometimes fate needs a little helping hand... When Ruthie Carvalho finds an old birthday card with a marriage proposal scribbled on the back, she figures she's hit pay dirt and is destined to get her 35 year old daughter married. The trouble is, Ruthie can't stand Cara's boyfriend and Cara is just stubborn enough to push in the opposite direction of what her mother wants. When Devin Michaels gets a phone call from his old friend's mom, he knows Ruthie is up to something. But he's at a crossroad. It's been 17 years since he's seen Cara and memories of their soulful talks and walks on the beach make him long to reconnect. Going back to the seaside town of Westport Massachusetts to reconnect with Cara seems like just the thing to do. One look at Cara and the years seem to melt away. With a little help and “creative” planning from Ruthie, can these old friends become lovers and have a second chance at happiness? Book 3 THE KNIGHT AND MAGGIE'S BABY Jonah Wallace knows what it’s like to grow up without love. Despite having more money than the Queen of England, his childhood was cold and stale as he grew up in boarding schools. He’s dedicated his life to helping homeless and displaced children find the love and support they need by creating the Haven House Foundation, work that resulted in him being Knighted by the Queen. Now that he’s living in America, his work is going along just fine…until his grandfather gives fate a little nudge by insisting he take a wife before he can inherit. Coffee shop owner, Maggie Bonelli, is pregnant and the baby’s dad has gone AWOL. She knows too well the pain of growing up without a daddy. So when Jonah Wallace comes into her shop proposing marriage for a year, she takes him up on his offer, even if it’s only for a year. Live in a mansion and give her baby a name and a daddy to call his/her own. But can they keep their perfect arraignment strictly business…or will fate’s helping hand bring them love at last? Contemporary romance, family sagas and romantic comedy all rolled into one anthology.
Author: Claude Wilson Grant
Category: Personality tests
Author: S. E. Becker
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Melissa McClone
Dutiful Princess Julianna has a secret—she's actually happiest makeup free, sailing with the sea breeze in her hair. Her attraction to rebel prince Alejandro is instant— but her intended is his brother, the proper but dull Enrique! For the first time, Julianna's irresistibly tempted. Before long, she's spending her nights sailing with gorgeous Alejandro while the rest of the palace believes she's sleeping. Soon she'll have to choose—remain the perfect princess, or follow her heart and stop sleepwalking her way through life.…
Author: Pat Bruch
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
Category: Biography & Autobiography
An unknown illness that took over her body when she was younger rendered Nettie's arms and hands useless. Paralysis, however, was not able to rob her of her will to live, love, and laugh which were among the reasons she was cherished by her friends, her family, her husband of more than fifty years, and most especially, by her niece. In her book, Pat Bruch shares the inspiring story of her beloved Aunt Nettie and how the woman who lived with multiple handicaps became a strong driving force that helped steer the author to the right direction as she encountered challenges, dealt with heartaches and disappointments, faced responsibilities, and learned important lessons in life. The story of Nettie is not just about one woman; it also revolves around a family's bond, a husband's unconditional love, and a girl's journey from childhood through adulthood under the guidance of an aunt who became the greatest influence in the her life. About the Author Pat Bruch was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, where her Aunt Nettie also lived. She graduated from a Catholic high school and later on pursued a nursing career. She served as a nurse for eight years, caring for dementia patients. She still lives in New York with, Doug, her husband for nearly fifty years.