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The Weird and Wonderful World of Felicity Beauchamp: 13 - 'All the World's a Conspiracy' (Lissy Beauchamp)
Another weird and macabre adventure from this series: Lissy revisits the conspiracy pertaining to the ruins of a local church, where Royal documents were thought to be stored in the early days of World War Two ... which was bombed some years later, by an English Plane, and the blame was put on the Luftwaffe! She visits the only living eye witness ... but her investigation takes on a more sinister turn than she had ever bargained for....She is ...
R. J. Palacio
Knopf Books for Young Readers
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 Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER , now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon ...
"Read this just for the pleasure," says Romantic Times of Jill Barnett's last luscious romance, Carried Away. Her marvelous talent for enchanting stories laced with sensuality is always a delight, and never more so than in this thirteenth-century tale of a brave knight who returns to the Welsh border to claim -- and tame -- his bride, or so he thinks.... After too many years on the battlefield, Merrick de Beaucourt is looking forward to ...
The Most Wonderful Bride of the Year: A Holiday Romance
Eli Farley wasn’t having a good year when it came to marriage. Twice, he was engaged, and neither time led to a marriage. He finally made a choice to send for a mail-order bride, but his letter was destroyed on the way to the post office. Enough is enough, he decided. Marriage wasn’t meant for him. Or was it? Cora Barnett’s life hadn’t been an easy one. Her only living parent was a drunken, good-for-nothing Pa, who ruined all ...
The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Praise for #1 New York Times best-selling author Matthew Inman, AKA The Oatmeal: "All runners wonder, at some point or another, why we do what we do. Mr. Inman's explanation is the best I've ever seen. And the funniest. Because he is clinically insane." -Mark Remy, editor at large, Runner's World , author of The Runner's Rule Book "He runs. He sweats. He heaves. He hates it. He loves it. He runs so hard his toenails fall off. He ...
It's a Wonderful Fireman: A Bachelor Firemen Novella (The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel)
Avon Impulse, 2014
Hard-edged fireman Dean Mulligan has never been a big fan of Christmas. Twinkly lights and sparkly tinsel can’t brighten the memories of too many years spent in ramshackle foster homes. Although he’s established himself as one of the top firefighters at San Gabriel Station 1, he doesn’t think he’s good enough for someone like gorgeous Lizzie. Lizzie Breen is used to fighting—from her alpha male brothers, who try to smother her in the ...
Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth (The AN-YA Project)
Diane René Christian
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth" is a powerful book filled with thoughtful and inspiring letters. This anthology was written by a global community of adult adoptees and adults who were fostered. Each letter was penned to the upcoming generation of adopted and fostered youth. The mission of "Dear Wonderful You" is for all adopted or fostered youth to feel embraced and guided by the incredible letters contained inside. ...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics)
L. Frank Baum
Dorothy, the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and a host of other curious creatures come to life as they set out on an exciting quest down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the elusive Wizard. Reset in large, clear type and accompanied by 20 beautiful black-and-white illustrations. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Wickedly Wonderful (A Baba Yaga Novel)
Known as the wicked witch of Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga is not one woman, but rather a title carried by a chosen few. They keep the balance of nature and guard the borders of our world, but don’t make the mistake of crossing one of them Though she looks like a typical California surfer girl, Beka Yancy is in fact a powerful yet inexperienced witch who’s struggling with her duties as a Baba Yaga. Luckily she has her faithful ...
Wonderful (Reluctant Brides Trilogy) (Volume 3)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
CHERYL HOLT will leave readers cheering with the dazzling, sexy conclusion to her ”Reluctant Brides” trilogy… Evangeline Etherton loved her years as a teacher at Miss Peabody’s School for Girls. But with Miss Peabody’s passing, the school is shut down, and Evangeline is on her way to marry a fiancé she’s never met. She never imagined herself as a bride and is reluctant to abandon the independent life she enjoyed as an unwed ...
God Thinks You're Wonderful
Everybody needs to know that God thinks they're special. A warm-hearted gift appropriate for almost anyone at any occasion, God Thinks You're Wonderful is the perfect way to say, "You Are Special." Who wouldn't enjoy 96 pages of smile-producing affirmations such as: "If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it" "He can live anywhere in the universe, and he chose your heart?" "Our hearts are not large enough to contain the ...
Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me
Three Rivers Press
Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller For the first time, rock music’s most famous muse tells her incredible story Pattie Boyd, former wife of both George Harrison and Eric Clapton, finally breaks a forty-year silence and tells the story of how she found herself bound to two of the most addictive, promiscuous musical geniuses of the twentieth century and became the most legendary muse in the history of rock and roll. The woman who inspired ...
The Wonderful Spirit Filled Life
Dr. Charles F. Stanley
Life abundant―Jesus promised it and we long for it, yet few Christians seem to have it. Blending lively anecdotes, commentary, and teachings from the Bible, Dr. Charles Stanley introduces you to the Holy Spirit. "A big part of the Spirit-filled life is learning to recognize the fingerprint of the Holy Spirit. Once you know what to look for and once you begin looking for it, you will be amazed at how real the Holy Spirit will become to you. ...
My Wonderful World of Fashion: A Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming
Laurence King Publishing
An interactive coloring book for fashionistas of all ages, My Wonderful World of Fashion is packed withbeautiful and sophisticated illustrations specially created by the leading fashion-illustrator Nina Chakrabarti. The book encourages creativity, with illustrations to color in and designs to finish off, as well as simple ideas for making and doing (how to make a sari, turn a napkin into a headscarf, dye a T-shirt, and so on). Covering ...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up
L. Frank Baum
Robert Sabuda has created a resplendent pop-up version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the original publication. This glorious edition is told in a shorter version of L. Frank Baum's original text, with artwork in the style of W. W. Denslow. With sparkling touches of colored foil and Emerald City eyeglasses, this classic tale is certain to find an honored place on the family bookshelf.
52 Little Lessons from It's a Wonderful Life
Do you pay a visit to Bedford Falls every Christmas? Does December feel incomplete without a reminder that “no man is a failure who has friends”? If George and Mary Bailey are annual guests at your home during the holidays, you already know that It’s A Wonderful Life is far more than just a festive seasonal film. It’s a reflection of what we can be when we’re at our best and a reminder that our lives can change everyone around ...
All Things Wise and Wonderful (All Creatures Great and Small)
St. Martin's Griffin
The third volume in the multimillion copy bestselling series Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful . Now here's a third delightful volume of memoirs rich with Herriot's own brand of humor, insight, and wisdom. In the midst of World War II, James is training for the Royal Air Force, while going home to Yorkshire whenever possible to ...
It's a Wonderful Christmas: The Best of the Holidays 1940-1965
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Even now that we're all grown up, we can't help but look back on our childhood holidays and hope to recapture that elusive spirit of joyful anticipation. Celebrating Christmas is so often about nostalgia. With a nod and a wink to the days of Christmas past, It's a Wonderful Christmas presents classic images of the Yuletide icons of mid-20th-century America. Bubbler lights and glow-in-the-dark icicles. Catalogues crammed with toys. Norad ...
Your Four-Year-Old: Wild and Wonderful
Louise Bates Ames
What is it about four-year-olds that makes them so lovable? What problems do four-year-olds have? What can they do now that they couldn't do at three? Drs. Ames and Ilg, recognized authorities on child behavior and development, discuss these and scores of other questions unique to four-year-old girls and boys, and they offer parents practical advice and enlightening psychological insights.
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Stephen Jay Gould
W. W. Norton & Company
"[An] extraordinary book. . . . Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer. . . . He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and he tells them with fervor and intelligence."—James Gleick, New York Times Book Review High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange ...
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