SACCONEJOLYs and the Great Cat-Nap

Author: Sacconejoly,Jonathan Saccone Joly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405288651

Category:

Page: 32

View: 8098

Hello, Friends! Welcome to the world of the Friendliest Friends - six Maltese puppies on a mission to be the Best. Dogs. Ever! Inspired by the real-life SACCONEJOLY family, this children's picture book is packed full of fun, adventure and mischief. Emilia wants something that only a girl with six dogs would want - a cat! Her six dogs make it their mission to help, and they attempt to cat-nap a local moggy. But no matter how hard they try, they are foiled by cunning cats... How will the Friendliest Friends help Emilia get her wish?

Life with a Sprinkle of Glitter

Author: Louise Pentland

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501129007

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 9961

YouTube star Sprinkle of Glitter, also known as lifestyle and beauty vlogger Louise Pentland, offers a delightful guide to finding happiness and sprinkling positivity into every area of your life, from nights out with your friends to the trinkets you display on your vanity. Aloha Sprinklerinos! Louise Pentland leads a very happy life. That’s because she chooses to. Sure, she has dark and dreary days. But, as she has come to understand, the joy is all in your perspective. Happiness is not measured in size but in significance. On her wildly popular YouTube channel, Sprinkle of Glitter, Louise talks a lot about changing the way we think. Her motto? Happiness is there for everyone: you just have to choose to face everything with a smile and positivity. It’s not just about the big things either—it’s about the tiny, intangible moments that make up the course of a lifetime and how to live that lifetime to the absolute fullest. This book is like one of those glorious vintage shops where every surface is laden with treasure: cut glass, pill boxes, old cameras, pendants, and chests of drawers. Each chapter is a gem-encrusted tin that you can peep inside to discover fun topics such as glitz (beauty and pampering, traveling in style) and creativity (crafting, prettifying your room), to tougher topics such as bullying and body confidence, to the universal topic of love (dating, bonding with baby, being kind). Whether you take in tiny bits at a time or devour the book all in one go, Louise shares how she has learned to enrich her life, and you can too…with just a Sprinkle of Glitter. Toodlepip!

Wilde About The Girl

‘Hilariously funny with depth and emotion, delightful’ Heat

Author: Louise Pentland

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1785764659

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 5234

'Hilariously funny with depth and emotion, it's a delightful read' Heat Magazine Robin Wilde is acing life. After the year from hell, she's pulled herself up and out of The Emptiness, her love life is ticking along nicely, single motherhood is actually quite fun and she is ready for whatever life throws at her. When a thrilling opportunity at work arises, Robin is more than excited to step up and show everyone, including herself, what she's made of. But her best friend Lacey is increasingly broken-hearted about struggling to conceive, and her daughter Lyla is starting to come out with some horrible attitudes she's learning from someone at school. Is Auntie Kath hiding loneliness under her bubbly, loving veneer? And can Robin definitely trust the people she must depend on in her fab new role? But Robin has her girls. And her girls have got her. Together they can handle any crisis. Can't they? Life is about to throw quite the curve ball at Robin Wilde, and she'll need to make some pretty brave choices if she's going to stop everything she cares about falling apart . . . Get ready for the most hilarious, heart-breaking, uplifting and unforgettable novel of the year! * * Have you met Robin Wilde yet? Praise for WILDE LIKE ME: 'Warm and engaging' Sophie Kinsella 'I'm smitten' Lindsey Kelk 'Gorgeous, witty, reassuring' Daisy Buchanan 'Funny, heartfelt, tender and empowering!' Giovanna Fletcher 'Hilarious, moving and extremely well written' Style Magazine 'If it's great big belly laughs you're after, then meet Robin Wilde' Fabulous Magazine 'This book is a winner' OK Magazine This is what you've been saying about WILDE LIKE ME: 'LOVE this book. It made me laugh and cry' 'Adored this book. Couldn't put it down' 'Robin Wilde is an amazing character and everyone should read this book!' 'I'm dying to know what happens next with Robin' 'A great pick-me-up book' 'This book made me feel so, so good!' 'Relatable, sad, funny and sweet' 'I loved it so much I passed it on to my mum' 'Anyone can relate to Robin' 'If I could give it more than 5 stars I would!' To be the first to find out all the latest news - including first-look cover reveal and sneak peeks - join Louise at #WildeAboutTheGirl and sign up to her #WildeWednesdays newsletter

The Everything Machine

Author: Ally Kennen

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 140718086X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

View: 2184

Eleven year old Olly has a very special delivery - a 3D printing machine, stamped with PROPERTY OF M.O.D and BRITISH SPACE AGENCY. WARNING. DO NOT TAMPER, which has magical powers... It has a name, it speaks, and it can print ANYTHING Olly asks it to - the coolest new toy, a room full of chocolate cake - but what Olly really wants is... his dad.

The Well

A Novel

Author: Catherine Chanter

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476772789

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 4375

Set in a modern-day Britain where water is running out everywhere except at the farm of one seemingly ordinary family whose mysterious good fortune leads to a shocking act of violence, The Well is “extraordinary...a mesmerizing read…combining a gripping mystery, nuanced psychological drama, and striking prose” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). When Ruth Ardingly and her family make that first long drive up from the city in their grime-encrusted car and view The Well, they are enchanted by a jewel of a farm that appears to offer everything they need: an opportunity for Ruth, an escape for her husband, and a home for their grandson. But when the drought begins, everything changes. Surrounded by thirty acres of lush greenery, the farm mysteriously thrives while the world outside crumbles under the longest dry spell in recorded history. No one, including the owners, understands why. But The Well’s unique glory comes at a terrible price. From the envy of their neighbors to the mandates of the government, from the fanaticism of a religious order called the Sisters of the Rose to the everyday difficulties of staying close as husband and wife, grandmother and child—all these forces lead to a shocking crime. Accusations of witchcraft, wrongdoing, and murder envelop the family until their paradise becomes a prison. A beautifully written debut novel that “channels Margaret Atwood and Gillian Flynn, creating a story that’s speculative and suspenseful” (Minneapolis Star Tribune), The Well is an utterly haunting meditation on the fragile nature of our relationships with each other and the places we call home.

The Start of Me and You

Author: Emery Lord

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1619633604

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 308

Brimming with heartfelt relationships and authentic high-school dynamics The Start of Me and You proves that it's never too late for second chances. It's been a year since it happened-when Paige Hancock's first boyfriend died in an accident. After shutting out the world for two years, Paige is finally ready for a second chance at high school. . .and she has a plan. First: Get her old crush, Ryan Chase, to date her-the perfect way to convince everyone she's back to normal. Next: Join a club-simple, it's high school after all. But when Ryan's sweet, nerdy cousin, Max, moves to town and recruits Paige for the Quiz Bowl team (of all things!) her perfect plan is thrown for a serious loop. Will Paige be able to face her fears and finally open herself up to the life she was meant to live?

Everything and Nothing

Author: Araminta Hall

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007413963

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 5473

A family near breaking point hire a nanny with secrets of her own in this gripping novel from an exciting new talent.

Tanya's Christmas

Make, Bake and Celebrate

Author: Tanya Burr

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 1911600486

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 8261

A beautiful celebration of Christmas from bestselling author Tanya Burr, crammed with festive recipes and craft projects. 'My wish for you all is to have the most wonderful Christmas imaginable and I hope this book becomes your go-to read for festive inspiration, not just for this Christmas but for all those magical ones to come. Love Tanya x' Tanya's Christmas is a pure celebration of the season. Within its pages, Tanya Burr shares everything you need to make the most of Christmas. From finding the perfect gift, decorating your home and hosting a party to remember, to cooking roast turkey with all the trimmings, baking indulgent festive treats and her own hair and make-up tips. Presented as a countdown to the main event and into the new year, this beautiful book has over 50 sumptuous recipes and thoughtful craft projects. At every step, bestselling author Tanya suggests easy ways for you, your family and friends to create special memories together that will last a lifetime.

A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

A Novel

Author: Jackie Copleton

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698407326

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 6106

In the tradition of Memoirs of a Geisha and The Piano Teacher, a heart-wrenching debut novel of family, forgiveness, and the exquisite pain of love When Amaterasu Takahashi opens the door of her Philadelphia home to a badly scarred man claiming to be her grandson, she doesn’t believe him. Her grandson and her daughter, Yuko, perished nearly forty years ago during the bombing of Nagasaki. But the man carries with him a collection of sealed private letters that open a Pandora’s Box of family secrets Ama had sworn to leave behind when she fled Japan. She is forced to confront her memories of the years before the war: of the daughter she tried too hard to protect and the love affair that would drive them apart, and even further back, to the long, sake-pouring nights at a hostess bar where Ama first learned that a soft heart was a dangerous thing. Will Ama allow herself to believe in a miracle?

Life After You

Author: Lucie Brownlee

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 075355190X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 1843

‘He crashed on to the pillow next to me, heavy as a felled oak. I slapped His face and told Him to wake up. Our daughter, B, appeared in the doorway, woken up by the screaming – I must have been screaming but I don’t remember – and she was crying and peering in. I told her the ultimate adult lie; that everything was all right.’ Sudden death is rude. It just wanders in and takes your husband without any warning; it doesn’t even have the decency to knock. At the impossibly young age of 37, as they were making love one night, Lucie Brownlee’s beloved husband Mark dropped dead. As Lucie tried to make sense of her new life – the one she never thought she would be living – she turned to writing to express her grief. Me After You is the stunning, irreverent and heartbreakingly honest result.

The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily

Author: Rachel Cohn,David Levithan

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0399553827

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2925

A 2016 Zoella Book Club Pick! New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan are back together with a life-affirming new holiday romance starring Dash and Lily of Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares! Dash and Lily have had a tough year since readers watched the couple fall in love in Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares. Lily’s beloved grandfather suffered a heart attack, and his difficult road to recovery has taken a major toll on her typically sunny disposition. Lily’s spark has dimmed so much that Langston, her brother, has put aside his grudge against Dash to team up and remind Lily what there is to love about life. With only twelve days left until Christmas—Lily’s favorite time of the year—Dash, Langston, and their friends take Manhattan by storm to help Lily recapture the holiday spirit of New York City in December, a time and place unlike anywhere else in the world. Told in alternating chapters, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily is bound to be a Christmas favorite for seasons to come. “Cohn and Levithan write with verve and plenty of wry comedy. . . . Intriguing characters and splendid writing.” —Kirkus Reviews “Peppered with sharp banter and up-to-the-minute New York City references. . . . A full-fledged rom-com.” —Publishers Weekly “Hilarious and heartfelt . . . [captures] the emotions of teen love, along with the hilarity of young adult life.” —School Library Journal

The Day We Met

Author: Rowan Coleman

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0553394126

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 7648

A middle-aged woman succumbing to a memory-robbing disease records in a scrapbook the highs and low of her life as a final gift to her husband and daughters. By the best-selling author of The Accidental Mother. Original.

147 Things

A hilariously brilliant guide to this thing called life

Author: Jim Chapman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509854185

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

View: 8267

'It's Sapiens for teenagers.' The Times LIFE IS WEIRD. Nothing gives you a sense of perspective like finding out just how weird. I'm an extremely curious chap and with this book I wanted to share the content of my noggin, because I think these are the 147 things that have helped me through this thing we call life. Sometimes because it shows how lucky we are to be here at all, but often because I’m a moron and learned whatever lesson it taught me the hard way, and I’d like to save you the pain of making the same mistakes (I refer here to the waxing of my pubic hair). Ever wondered if first times are over-rated (hint: they are), whether you’ll ever find the one (hint: there are 7 billion of us) or pondered the sheer unlikelihood of the you who is you being in the world right now? If so, then YouTube superstar and fact-obsessed, over-sharer Jim Chapman is here to explain it all – whether it’s why your heart actually aches after a break-up, what’s happening when you get hangry, or why people are just so plain RUDE online. Along the way, we’ll find out how much fun he has when Tanya’s sleep-talking and why he looked like a gangly T-rex with wonky teeth when he was a teenager. As with his videos, no subject is off-limits, as Jim lifts the lid on his life and his relationships, sharing embarrassing stories and things he’s learnt along the way (trust us, the thing about kangaroos will really freak you out).

A Lark in the Ark

Author: Peter Bently,Lynne Chapman

Publisher: Egmont Books

ISBN: 9781405275088

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 9430

A funny and silly lift-the-flap picture book about the animals on Noah’s ark from Peter Bently and Lynne Chapman. All aboard for a silly game of hide and seek! It’s raining – again! – and Noah and the animals are bored. So they play hide and seek! But who’s that wriggling under the duvet? Llamas in pyjamas and baboons in pink pantaloons! And who’s that squashed behind the chest of drawers? Bears in flares and wombats in combats! Combining rhyme and repetition, this humorous take on the tale of Noah’s Ark is ideal for reading aloud with children. While the bright and fresh animal illustrations are made even more interactive thanks to the flaps hidden throughout this gem. Lift-the-flap books don’t come much better than this.

A Place of Secrets

A Novel

Author: Rachel Hore

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 1429950129

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 3947

A runaway bestseller in Britain with over 100,000 copies sold, a riveting historical mystery in the tradition of Kate Morton Auction house appraiser Jude leaves London for her dream job at Starbrough Hall, an estate in the countryside, examining and pricing the manuscripts and instruments of an eighteenth-century astronomer. She is welcomed by Chantal Wickham and Jude feels close to the old woman at once: they have both lost their husbands. Hard times have forced the Wickham family to sell the astronomer's work, their land and with it, the timeworn tower that lies nearby. The tower was built as an observatory for astronomer Anthony Wickham and his daughter Esther, and it served as the setting for their most incredible discoveries. Though Jude is far away from her life in London, her arrival at Starbrough Hall brings a host of childhood memories. She meets Euan, a famed writer and naturalist who lives in the gamekeeper's cottage at the foot of the tower, where Jude's grandfather once lived. And a nightmare begins to haunt her six-year-old niece, the same nightmare Jude herself had years ago. Is it possible that the dreams are passed down from one generation to the next? What secrets does the tower hold? And will Jude unearth them before it's too late?

The (Im)Perfect Girlfriend

Author: Lucy-Anne Holmes

Publisher: Pan Publishing

ISBN: 9780330458405

Category: Actresses

Page: 451

View: 5995

Actress SArah Sergeant has finally landed the perfect boyfriend. But as she leaves London for LA, Sarah finds herself morphing from the perfect girlfriend, baby-voicing 'I love you's' , into a nutty one who throws phones and screams a lot.

There's a Monster in Your Book

Author: Tom Fletcher

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524764566

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 4617

Encourages the reader to shake, tilt, and wiggle the book to remove the little monster inside, but once it is out, another problem arises.

Bloom

Navigating Life and Style

Author: Estee Lalonde

Publisher: Appetite by Random House

ISBN: 0147530741

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 3642

From rising YouTube star Estée Lalonde comes a book that's about more than just living the perfect lifestyle; it's about giving readers the confidence to live the lifestyle that's perfect for you. What makes you happy? What makes you you? What defines your style? In Bloom, YouTube personality Estée Lalonde shares the moments, people and things that have made her who she is today. She reveals her life lessons, and offers her tips for surviving life and finding yourself. With the same charming and friendly voice and advice that has made her a global star, Estee guides readers in discovering their own bloom story and celebrating what makes them unique. Life * People * Work * Beauty * Fashion * Home * Travel * Food

How I Said Bah! to Cancer

A Guide to Thinking, Laughing, Living and Dancing Your Way Through

Author: Stephanie Butland

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 9781848505919

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 788

This book tells how one woman said 'Bah!' to cancer through thinking strategies, a proactive approach to treatment, and a determination to keep the rest of her life going and retain a sense of humour (most of the time!). It shares everything she learnt along the way, from the nature of cancer cells and chemotherapy drugs, to how she was able to help her friends and family to help her. 'I was never going to die from cancer. That hard lump peeping out of the top of my bra was aggressive but it was small enough to be contained, and I was young and strong and otherwise well. All the signs were good. Words like "lucky" and "caught in time" were thrown around like rice at a wedding. No, I was never going to die from cancer. But from the beginning, I never planned simply to survive it. Oh no. I was going to say a great big Bah! to it. Please, join in. Cancer? Bah!'

The Ladykiller

A deadly thriller filled with shocking twists

Author: Martina Cole

Publisher: Headline

ISBN: 0755350715

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 6477

He's every woman's worst nightmare... THE LADYKILLER is the first book in the DI Kate Burrows series: the only time the 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian) and Sunday Times bestseller Martina Cole has written from the perspective of the Old Bill. A killer is on the loose. It's up to DI Kate Burrows to stop him. But Kate has a problem. The Grantley Ripper has attacked the daughter of one of London's most infamous gangsters, Patrick Kelly, and now Kate's investigation, along with her heart, are dangerously entwined with him. As the worlds of crime and law collide, will Kate take down the Ladykiller, or will he be her undoing? Her unique take on London's criminal underworld will have you hooked, so don't miss the rest of the DI Kate Burrows series, BROKEN, HARDGIRLS and DAMAGED