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The Second Diary
Ciara Threadgoode

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Some people keep diaries that merely record the forgettable tidbits of their daily life. Dorothy Rose Nolte Hughes had one of those. But after her passing, her cherished granddaughter Cherry found another one that proved to be the tell-it-like-it-really-is version. It revealed family secrets that may have otherwise been buried forever; the romantic conspiracies of two generations. Granny's spunk shined radiantly through each page. She'd turned ...


Song of the Wanderer (The Unicorn Chronicles, Book 2)
Bruce Coville

Scholastic Press, 1999

Here is the mesmerizing sequel to INTO THE LAND OF THE UNICORNS, Book I of Bruce Coville's popular Unicorn Chronicles series. "The Wanderer is weary," was the message that Cara brought to Luster, and what quickly became her mission. But it is more complicated than simply bringing her grandmother, the Wanderer, back to Luster: the "gates" between Earth and Luster are only open at certain times and only found in particular locations. And ...


Stand tall, Molly Lou Melon
Patty Lovell

Scholastic, 2002

"Leave it to Molly to transform all her 'faults' into marvelous talents.. . . #Catrow's# pictures fill the pages with wild perspectives, goofy-looking kids, and hilarious details. . . . Leaves readers with the feeling that anything can be accomplished if you are the best person you can be and make the most of your gifts." ( Kirkus Reviews ) "What keeps the storytelling fresh is the crisp prose and the heroine's full-spead-ahead determination. ...


Into The Land of the Unicorns (The Unicorn Chronicles: Book 1)
Bruce Coville

Scholastic Paperbacks, 1999

This is the magical story of Cara, a girl sent on a mission by her grandmother to the land of the unicorns. Only Cara can protect the unicorns and their world from invasion.


The Initiation (The Secret Circle, Vol. 1) (No. 1)
L. J. Smith

Harpercollins, 1992

The Circle's Power has Lured Her Home... Cassie must confront a shattering challenge: an ordeal that could cost her life or gain her more than she's ever imagined... Charmed by the Secret Circle, she's initiated into the mysterious "in crowd," a coven of young witches whose power has controlled New Salem for three hundred years. Hopelessly in love with the coven leader's boyfriend, Cassie risks falling prey to dark powers in order to ...


Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression
Clara Cannucciari, Christopher Cannucciari

St. Martin's Press, 2009

YouTube® sensation Clara Cannucciari shares her treasured recipes and commonsense wisdom in a heartwarming remembrance of the Great Depression Clara Cannucciari is a 94 year-old internet sensation. Her YouTube® Great Depression Cooking videos have an army of devoted followers. In Clara’s Kitchen , she gives readers words of wisdom to buck up America’s spirits, recipes to keep the wolf from the door, and tells her story of growing up ...


Deadly Decisions II
Mimi Renee

Ink Game Publication, 2012

After a three year prison sentence Keisha Cones is back with a vengeance and is as determined as ever to recover all of her loses; including the love of her life Cameron. The city that once loved Keisha and screamed her name is no longer the same and they want her out! Thick headed Keisha refuses to be pushed out of the city and moves through the streets as if she were made of teflon. Bossing up like never before Keisha assures that her ...


Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence
Tim Sanders

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2011

Are you confident in yourself or is negativity holding you back? Do you have the faith and endurance to weather any obstacle life throws at you? Are you inspiring loved ones as much as they inspire you? Today We Are Rich has the answers and will show you how to be rich in positivity and gratitude. You'll learn what Tim learned from his grandmother: confidence comes from within you, from your loved ones, and from your spirituality, ...


The Sisters Grimm (Book Two): The Unusual Suspects: Bk. 2

Amulet Books, 2011

In book two of the series, the Sisters Grimm start school at Ferryport Landing Elementary. Daphne's lucky enough to get Snow White for a teacher--she loves little people--but poor Sabrina's stuck with Mr. Grumpner and a class of mildly psychotic sixth graders. When Mr. Grumpner is found hanging in a spider's web, it is up to the Grimms to find the Everafter who did it. If only Sabrina can get over her distrust of all fairy-tale folk. But how can ...


Love, Aubrey
Suzanne LaFleur

Wendy Lamb Books, 2009

"I had everything I needed to run a household: a house, food, and a new family. From now on it would just be me and Sammy–the two of us, and no one else." A tragic accident has turned eleven-year-old Aubrey’s world upside down. Starting a new life all alone, Aubrey has everything she thinks she needs: SpaghettiOs and Sammy, her new pet fish. She cannot talk about what happened to her. Writing letters is the only thing that feels right ...


The Story of Holly and Ivy
Rumer Godden

Scholastic Inc., 1972

Ivy, Holly, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones all have one Christmas wish. Ivy, an orphan, wishes for a real home and sets out in search of the grandmother she's sure she can find. Holly, a doll, wishes for a child to bring her to life. And the Joneses wish more than anything for a son or daughter to share their holiday. Can all three wishes come true? This festive tale is perfectly complemented by beloved Barbara Cooney's luminous illustrations, filled ...


Beyond Bridalveil Fall (Dwellers of Ahwahnee, Book 1)
Sheryl Seal

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Alarmed, I put both my hands on his chest and down into the wounds. I immediately got this feeling in my inner being that the blood flow that was gushing had diminished. I lifted my hands to the top of the laceration and watched as a glowing light spread throughout. It slowly sealed itself together until all that remained was a few pink lines where the claws had gouged him.


The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living (Compass)
Joseph M. Marshall III

Penguin Books, 2002

Joseph M. Marshall’s thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives. Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned ...


Magic and Other Misdemeanors (The Sisters Grimm, Book 5) (Bk.5)
Michael Buckley

Amulet Paperbacks, 2008

The latest exciting installment in the New York Times bestselling series   When the past and future start mixing with the present, Sabrina and Daphne have their first case to tackle solo—with a little help from the troublemaker Puck. The girls suspect that a rash of magical thefts may be at the root of the problem, but with Mayor Heart’s outrageous taxes to pay and Mr. Canis’s continuing transformation into the Big Bad Wolf, the ...


A Season of Angels (Cape Light Novels)
Thomas Kinkade, Katherine Spencer

Center Point, 2012

Christmas evokes heartfelt songs of joy and devotion. Yet so often we hold back and fail to express our feelings of love and joy to the ones we hold dear. This year, the residents of Cape Light and Angel Island will learn to speak what’s in their hearts… Adele Morgan has made a few mistakes in her life. After a serious medical scare, she realizes that her greatest regret is that she sat idly by while a petty dispute tore her family ...


Tales from the Hood (Sisters Grimm, Book 6)
Michael Buckley

Amulet Books, 2008

More in the New York Times bestselling series! More than 500,000 copies of the series in print! The Grimms defend Mr. Canis in Ferryport Landing’s trial of the century! This book sees Mr. Canis, dear friend and protector of the Grimm family, put on trial for past crimes. Considering that he’s really the Big Bad Wolf, he has a lot to answer for. Is there any truth to the story told by Little Red Riding Hood? What’s the deal with all ...


Heirloom Baking with the Brass Sisters: More than 100 Years of Recipes Discovered from Family Cookbooks, ...
Marilynn Brass, Sheila Brass

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2006

*JAMES BEARD AWARD FINALIST IN THE BAKING/DESSERT CATEGORY* We all have fond memories of a favorite dessert our grandmother or mother used to bake. It’s these dishes that give us comfort in times of stress, help us celebrate special occasions, and remind us of the person who used to bake for us those many years ago. In Heirloom Baking , Marilynn Brass and Sheila Brass preserve and update 150 of these beloved desserts. The recipes are ...


All the Lovely Bad Ones
Mary Downing Hahn

Clarion Books, 2008

Travis and his sister, Corey, can’t resist a good trick—so when they learn that their grandmother’s sleepy Vermont inn has a history of ghost sightings, they decide to do a little “haunting” of their own. Scaring the guests proves to be great fun, and before long, the inn is filled with tourists and ghost hunters eager for a glimpse of the supernatural. But Travis and Corey soon find out that they aren’t the only ghosts at Fox Hill ...


Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother's Secret Ingredient
Editors of Grit Magazine

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2012

Better than butter! Here are 150 sweet and savory recipes for cooking with lard from the editors of Grit magazine. Using lard in cooking dates at least as far back as the 1300s. It is prized by pastry chefs today, and it is an excellent cooking fat because it burns at a very high temperature and tends not to smoke as heavily as many other fats and oils do. Rediscovered along with other healthful animal fats in the 1990s, lard is once again ...


Ties That Bind: A Novel
Brenda Jackson

St. Martin's Griffin, 2002

It all started in college, in the turbulent sixties, when Randolph and Jenna became lovers. Randolph knew the moment he saw Jenna Haywood that he had to make her his. But the path to love is not an easy one. His wealthy Grandmother Julia disapproves of the match and unbeknowst to him, his brother's seemingly docile fiancee has a few plans of her own that she would like to set in motion. Betrayal and devastation lurks in unexpected places and ...



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