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The Supermodel's Best Friend
Gretchen Galway, 2011
Lucy Hathcoat's best friend the supermodel is getting married to a billionaire—what better place than their week-long wedding in a luxury eco-resort to find a new man? Lucy isn’t picky; she just wants a decent guy who’s eager to start a family. Someone as logical, responsible, and practical as she is. Definitely not the six-foot-five, fun-loving Miles Girard. Being totally hot and charming is not important. She doesn’t need a college ...
Debt Freedom: A Realistic Guide On How To Eliminate Debt, Including Credit Card Debt Forever (Eliminate Debt, ...
Debt Freedom;A Realistic Guide On How To Eliminate Debt, Including Credit Card Debt Forever Today only, get this Kindle Ebook for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover how to... Eliminate debt and live debt free as long as you wish. This eBook will guide you on a very realistic path to debt freedom. If you have unsecured debt such as credit cards, ...
The Monsterjunkies, An American family Odyssey, "Sanctuary", Book two (Volume 2)
Arkwatch Holdings LLC, 2014
A year has passed since the Monsterjunkie family has opened up their mysterious, macabre estate to a few trusted souls. But Crow and his sister Indigo face new challenges, including random acts of cruelty and harassment, a secret trauma that haunts Crow, and a shocking crisis with a close friend as they seek sanctuary in the most unexpected and unusual places. The Monsterjunkies continue their ancestral legacy in the world of cryptozoology, and ...
Masters at Arms & Nobody's Angel (Rescue Me Saga #1)
Kallypso Masters LLC, 2013
Families aren't always blood related. If you are looking for a series with gritty, realistic characters who will get under your skin and never let go and you have an open mind about alternate lifestyles, then look no further than the eye-opening Rescue Me Saga by USA Today Bestselling Author Kallypso Masters. PRAISE BY READERS: Ms. Masters shows in detail the stress and fears these men and women experience throughout their lives. As a ...
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow. This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent ...
Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that has captivated over 1 million readers. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past ...
The House on Mango Street
Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. ...
Behind His Lens
Twenty-three year old model Charley Whitlock built a quiet life for herself after disaster struck four years ago. She hides beneath her beautiful mask, never revealing her true self to the world... until she comes face-to-face with her new photographer -- sexy, possessive Jude Anderson. It's clear from the first time she meets him that she's playing by his rules. He says jump, she asks how high. He tells her to unzip her cream Dior gown; she ...
Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo’s beloved, best-selling debut novel is now available in a paperback digest edition. Kate DiCamillo’s first published novel, like Winn-Dixie himself, immediately proved to be a keeper — a New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor winner, the inspiration for a popular film, and most especially, a cherished classic that touches the hearts of readers of all ages. It’s now available in a paperback digest format certain to ...
Peter H. Reynolds
With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark - and follow where it takes us. Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you." Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can’t draw - she’s no ...
Finding Autumn: A Falling for Autumn Novella
***Not a standalone. Falling for Autumn from Blake's point of view. Includes bonus chapters set after the events of Falling for Autumn.*** Two years earlier, Blake Preston received a phone call that would change everything. His stepfather—a man he trusted and admired—had been accused of sexually assaulting one of his students. His stepfather declared his innocence and Blake chose to stay loyal to the man who had raised him as his own. ...
Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals
Saul D. Alinsky
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to ...
30 Pieces of Silver: An Extremely Controversial Historical Thriller (The Betrayed Series Book 1)
Off Our Meds Multimedia, 2010
30 Pieces of Silver... Did you know James Rollins recommends, 30 Pieces of Silver , the #1 Kindle Bestseller in Men's Adventure, Techno-thriller & War genres? ***Warning*** Before you purchase this book please be aware that 30 Pieces of Silver is an extremely controversial religious/historical thriller. Too controversial to be published in hardback. Please do NOT purchase this book if you were at all disturbed by the DaVinci Code ...
Falling for Autumn
Autumn Dorey had no problem leaving her hometown of Newpine and the friends there who'd betrayed her. Everyone thought they knew what happened the spring night Autumn's world fell apart. Vicious rumors about the incident circulated, and she had to be homeschooled the last year of high school to escape her tormentors. All she wants now is to get away from it all and start over at Cook University. She leaves everything but the memory ...
The Hundred Dresses
HMH Books for Young Readers
Eleanor Estes’s The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn’t and bullies her mercilessly. The class feels terrible when Wanda is pulled out of the ...
Somebody's Angel (Rescue Me Saga #4)
Kallypso Masters LLC, 2013
Have you ever loved someone who was emotionally unavailable? What lengths would you expect him to go to in order to change? PRAISE FOR SOMEBODY’S ANGEL: Kallypso Masters has a way at breaking down her characters, splitting them open for all of us to see their deepest issues. We’ve known Marc had some things he hadn’t worked through in his past that were interfering with his relationship with Angelina. We started to see that in the ...
Peter H. Reynolds
A creative spirit learns that thinking "ish-ly" is far more wonderful than "getting it right" in this gentle new fable from the creator of the award-winning picture book THE DOT. Ramon loved to draw. Anytime. Anything. Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does. It¹s what makes him happy. But in one split second, all that changes. A single reckless remark by Ramon's older brother, Leon, turns Ramon's carefree sketches into joyless struggles. ...
Because of Mr. Terupt
Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special. It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who ...
This 2007 Newbery Honor Book is a humorous and heartwarming debut about feeling different and finding acceptance. Now in After Words paperback! Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public"---in order to ...
In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan, co-author of bestsellers Will Grayson, Will Grayson and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist , introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a "wise, wildly unique" love story about A, a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life. This new paperback edition features six additional chapters about A's earlier life. Every day a different ...
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