What do you do when life goes awry? The Art of Not Falling Apart is a joyous and moving celebration of life as an adventure, one where you ditch your expectations, raise a glass and prepare for a rocky ride. She now writes for the Sunday Times and the Guardian. Katharine Smyth A wise, moving debut about the pain of losing a parent and the power of literature to light our way through it.
She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Tim explores his formative years in a small town in rural England at the end of the Second World War, and the troubled relationship he had with his father, before moving on to the epiphany he had while studying at Cambridge, which set him on the road to Waterstones and gave birth to the creative strategy that made him a high street name. Tim Waterstone read English at Cambridge University before moving to Calcutta to work for a broking firm.
On returning to England, he worked at WHSmith for eight years, and went on to establish the bookselling chain Waterstones in In he was knighted for services to bookselling and charity. Jo Swinson A practical call-to-arms that challenges the persistent inequality of power between men and women. Equal Power examines the stark extent of gender inequality while making the case that everyone has the power to create change.
In this inspiring and essential book Jo Swinson outlines steps we can all take to make our society truly gender equal. James Bloodworth A groundbreaking work of narrative journalism that uncovers the ruthlessness of the gig economy. His work has appeared in the Guardian, Independent and elsewhere.
Returning to the UK in September after serving in Iraq as the political adviser to the top American general, Emma Sky felt no sense of homecoming. She soon found herself back in the Middle East travelling through a region in revolt. In a Time of Monsters bears witness to the demands of young people for dignity and justice during the Arab Spring; the descent of Syria into civil war; the rise of Islamic State; and the flight of refugees to Europe. With deep empathy for its people and an extensive understanding of the Middle East, Sky makes a complex region more comprehensible and reveals how our interventions contributed to the vote for Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.
She lives in New Haven, Connecticut. But most crucially, Meltdown explores solutions to, and prevention strategies against, such failures. It is a timeless story about the desire to transgress boundaries and a classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land. He was educated in Holland and Japan and has spent many years in Asia. Matthew O. Jackson Discover the new big idea that is revolutionizing our understanding of human interaction. Or so the adage goes. Based on his own groundbreaking research and filled with entertaining stories, The Human Network reveals how our relationships everywhere from school to work have extraordinary effects throughout our lives.
He demonstrates how, by understanding these networks, we can boost our happiness, success and influence. Drawing on concepts from economics, mathematics, sociology and anthropology, Jackson also reveals how the science of networks gives us a bold new framework to understand modern society — from banking crashes and viral marketing to racism and the spread of disease. Jackson is a chaired economics professor at Stanford University, an external faculty member of the Santa Fe Institute, and a senior fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advance Research. The study of networks is one of the liveliest and most interesting topics in contemporary economic theory.
Maskin, Nobel Laureate in Economics. Such a good book. Charles Cockell A revolutionary account of why life is like it is. From the animal kingdom to the atomic realm, he shows how physics is the touchstone for understanding life in all its extraordinary forms. Cockell is not only a fine scientist but a fine writer too. Clarence Smoyer began the war as a gentle giant, reluctant to unleash the power of the Sherman tank he crewed. But as his tank platoon fought its way from Normandy to the Rhine and beyond, and he watched his friends cut down one by one, he learned to kill with deadly accuracy and efficiency.
Adam Makos takes the reader inside the tanks with Clarence and his fellow crew members as they advance towards the heart of the Third Reich. His fight would climax in Cologne, where he took a shot immortalized by a chance photograph — and where he would later forge a friendship with the German tanker he tragically duelled soon after. Adam Makos is a journalist, historian and editor of the military magazine, Valor. A Higher Call pounds along with the all-action rhythm its genre seems to demand. Deeply affecting. But would you take a ginger child?
This curious question comes to haunt the journey, which Flanery recounts with startling candour as he explores what it means to make a family as a queer couple, to be an outsider in a foreign country, and to discover that the emotions we feel are sometimes as mysterious to ourselves as to others. This uniquely powerful book moves deftly between heartbreaking memoir and illuminating meditation on parenting, adoption and queerness in contemporary culture.
Byatt, Guardian. Born and raised in the US, he has lived in Britain since Stelzer writes about Murdoch in this book from a unique perspective. He worked with Rupert Murdoch for 35 years. In the UK, politicians are consistently voted the least trusted professional group — and they often disappoint us.
But, with notable exceptions, they are decent, hardworking people with good intentions. Fiona Davison The untold story of the remarkable young men who played a central role in the history of British horticulture and shaped the way we garden today. The letters dated back to and included one from the young Joseph Paxton, who would go on to become one of our bestknown gardeners and architects.
But he was far from alone in shaping the way we garden today, and now, for the first time, the stories of the men who also played a central role in the history of British horticulture can be told. Using their letters, Fiona Davison traces a handful of these forgotten gardeners whose lives would take divergent paths to create a unique history of gardening.
The trail takes her from Chiswick to Bolivia as she discovers tales of fraud, scandal and madness — and, of course, a large number of fabulous plants and gardens. She appears frequently on television and radio to talk about garden history and has written numerous articles and features on the subject. This is her first book. Without it, there would be no computers, no microwave ovens, no GPS, and no space travel. But before it gave modern man almost infinite powers, calculus was behind centuries of controversy, competition, and even death.
Michael Blastland A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts — and question ourselves. Why does one smoker die of lung cancer but another live to ? And they are everywhere. In this entertaining and ingenious book, Blastland reveals how in our quest to make the world more understandable, we often lose sight of how unexplainable it often is. The result — from GDP figures to medicine — is that we know a lot less than we think.
Filled with compelling stories from economics, genetics, business and science, The Hidden Half is a warning that knowledge is often elusive. A compelling guide to dealing with complexity, it will captivate anyone interested in science, business and the world around us. Christopher Hope journeys through South Africa; a country still ruled by a party that cares only for itself; a country where racial divides are deeper than ever.
This is a darkly comic, powerful and moving elegy to a living nation. Coetzee Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg. Robin Ince blends memoir, wit and popular science to unravel the minds of comedians and other humans. Robin Ince tackles some of the biggest questions that intrigue us all — and along the way meets a bevy of A-list comedians, scientists and psychologists. Lisa Damour The go-to handbook to the alarming rate of psychological stress experienced by girls from age ten through to adulthood, from the bestselling author of Untangled.
Although anxiety has risen among young people overall, recent research studies confirm it has skyrocketed in girls since the turn of the century. And how can we help these girls? In first closely examining the root causes of anxiety and then assessing its manifestation in context — at home, amongst other girls, amongst boys, at school, in wider society — Lisa uses a mixture of clinical examples and research findings alongside her trademark warmth and humour to present a compelling new framework for understanding and helping our girls to feel happier, healthier and calmer on their journey to adulthood.
Lisa Damour is the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled and numerous academic papers related to education and child development. A clinical psychologist, she runs a private practice, is a director of the Centre for Research on Girls at Laurel School in Ohio and a clinical instructor at Case Western Reserve University. Lisa also consults and speaks internationally.
Robert Morrison The fascinating story of the Regency era in Britain — an immensely colourful and chaotic decade that marked the emergence of the modern world. The Regency — is one of the most extraordinary periods in all of British history, and was an era in which society was forced to confront a whole range of pressing new issues that signalled a decisive break from the past. Around the Prince Regent surged a society defined by brilliant characters, momentous events and stark contrasts, a society of evangelicals and hedonists, of style and brutality, of bigotry and innovation, of exuberance and widespread despair.
The Regency Revolution brilliantly brings this decade to life in all its diversity, upheaval and elegance, and reveals the remarkable ways in which the cultural, social, technological and political revolutions of this period continue both to inspire and haunt our world. Robert Morrison was educated at the universities of Oxford and Edinburgh.
Sylvan Cities Helen Babbs Inviting readers on an intricately illustrated journey into the urban forest, Sylvan Cities is both a practical guide to identifying 20 of the most common trees standing sentry on our street corners, and a lyrical, anecdotal treasure trove of facts and history, culture and leafy lore. Does that matter? Helen Babbs is a writer, editor and journalist, with a particular interest in urban wildlife. She is the writer of two books, My Garden, the City and Me, which was nominated for two garden writing awards, and Adrift. She lives in London.
Brian Christian How do we prevent AI working against us? Artificial intelligence is rapidly dominating every aspect of our modern lives, influencing the news we consume, whether we get a mortgage, and even which friends wish us happy birthday. But as algorithms make ever more decisions on our behalf, how do we ensure they do what we want?
And fairly? From the AI program which cheats at computer games to the sexist algorithm behind Google Translate, bestselling author Brian Christian explains how we rapidly approach a collision between artificial intelligence and ethics. If we stand by, we face a future with unregulated algorithms that propagate our biases — and worse — violate our most sacred values. Urgent and fascinating, this is an accessible primer to the most important issue facing machine intelligence today.
Praise for The Most Human Human:. He has lectured at Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and has won several awards for his work. Platt clearly adores his topic. Blending personal experience, interviews with farmers, butchers and cattle breeders, Philip Walling explores the fascinating history behind some of our most famous breeds, while revealing their crucial role in helping us to tame the wilderness and wrest a living from the land.
Paul Strathern The sensational story of the rise and fall of one of the most notorious families in history, by the author of The Medici. The Borgia family have become a byword for evil. Corruption, incest, ruthless megalomania, avarice and vicious cruelty — all have been associated with their name.
But the story of this remarkable family is far more than a tale of sensational depravities, it also marks a decisive stage in European history. During this crucial period when the Renaissance was coming into its own, it was the rise and fall of the Borgia dynasty which held centre stage. These were leading players at the very moment when our modern world was creating itself.
By relating this influential family to their time, together with the world which enabled them to flourish, Paul Strathern tells the story of this great dynasty as never before. Margaret Leslie Davis The never-before-told story of one extremely rare copy of the Gutenberg Bible, and its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it. For rare book collectors, an original copy of the Gutenberg Bible — there are only forty-six in existence — is the undisputed gem of any collection.
The Lost Gutenberg recounts five centuries in the life of one particular copy of the Bible from its very creation by Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz, Germany, to its ultimate resting place, in a steel vault under the protection of the Japanese government. Margaret Leslie Davis draws readers into this incredible saga, inviting them into the colourful lives of each of its fanatic collectors along the way.
Exploring books as objects of desire across centuries, Davis will leave readers not only with a broader understanding of the culture of rare book collectors, but with a deeper awareness of the importance of books in our world. Vespasian is tasked with the impossible. Should he quell the revolt in Judaea, as Nero the emperor has instructed, or resort to the unthinkable and sabotage his own campaign? If he fails, his punishment will be severe. But unknown to Vespasian, Nero has committed suicide, catapulting Rome into turmoil.
Seeing no aid on the horizon, Sabinus must rely on wit to ensure the safety of his family. His life-long passion for ancient history inspired him to write the Vespasian series. He lives in London and Berlin. The River Wye, according to local folklore, takes a life every year. But in the lower Wye Valley something truly evil is stirring and the locals can sense it. Enter diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins. He is the hugely popular author of the Merrily Watkins series and the John Dee papers. Alison Smith has spent the past decade abroad, putting her shattered life in Ireland behind her. When Wartooth, hungry for power, provokes violence in the borderlands, Erlan is duty bound to stand with King Sviggar.
Catherine Ryan Howard was born in Cork in Gallowstree Lane Kate London A deeply powerful crime novel about the cost of love, loyalty and vengeance on the streets of London. For two years DI Kieran Shaw has been painstakingly building evidence against an organized network, the Eardsley Bluds. Operation Perseus is about to make its arrests. But when a low-level Bluds member is stabbed to death on Gallowstree Lane, the whole investigation is thrown into jeopardy and it seems the master criminals might go free.
The only witness is fifteen-year-old Ryan Kennedy who has his own secrets to hide. Read everything she writes. Then Andy, who looks uncannily like Henry, walks into her life. Can Grace recreate her lost love with Andy or does that mean letting go of Henry? Love Will Tear Us Apart Holly Seddon In this utterly enthralling, deeply moving and completely gripping novel, Holly Seddon explores how sometimes a promise becomes a prison.
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When she gets there she finds her high school sweetheart living next door with his daughter and son.
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Looking for a s circa book, about a boy and a deer. I am looking for a book I read as a child in the s about children that lost both parents and an older child in the family raised them. I think it was called something and then Palace bubblegum29 comcast. I think it is a YA book but it could be an adult fiction. They have to sleep in the same bed for some reason, and because the friend likes the singer, he starts thinking about her sexually while sleeping next to her.
As if reading his mind, the girl turns to him in bed, takes his penis and starts to jerk him off. Im looking for a book I read about a girl reluctantly goes with her friends to a cabin in the poconos for the weekend for her friends birthday. The story starts to unfold with something about a mental hospital near the cabin and an escaped patient from that night. I'm looking for a book that is about a girl who was in an accident. I think her parents are scientists. She is saved and made of blue or green goo now. Her memory is saved on a computer that she ends up finding. There is something about butterflies I think.
Orange Coast College or Goldenwest College courses. I'm looking for a thriller about a woman who slowly transforms herself into a man by buiking up her body mass and changing her appearance and her sex. I read this book when I was in high school and I cannot remember the name of it. It was a fantasy book.
The main characters brother is sick and I think died in the hospital. I work in a public library and a patron just requested a copy of a book about a young boy who journeys to Alaska in search of a male relative dad? She thinks the boy's name was "Lincoln" and he ends up living with the local native people, hunting with them and learning their ways. She thinks the title had the words "water" and "sky" in them maybe?
Any help would be appreciated, because her grandson is going to Alaska soon and she thought he might enjoy reading it on the trip. I'm looking for a book I read when I was in elementary school in the 's. I used to check this book out a lot. All I can remember is the book had a dark blue fabric cover over hardback. It was about a young girl, possibly 12 or 13, who went to stay with an elderly, sick relative in California on the coast. The household was made up of the elderly relative, housekeeper, maids, cook and the child.
It is not the Secret Garden, nor is it Heidi. I want to say the title had something about Candle in it Not sure when it was written. I loved this book and have been wracking my brain for years to try and remember it. He gathers his friends and they all go search for it. Looing for a book that has orange cover and about teens in high school the main character has an enemy and a best friend the book is small in size and is a series. I'm looking for a s book with a cabin that basically when you stayed in time stood still and the outside world kept going at an accelerated speed.
It was two brothers. One stayed and the other went outside. Searching for a book that I read in the early 's about 12 children known as the Big Six older kids and the Little Six at summer camp. There was a ' Fairy Ring' in a clearing in the woods. The children cooked and took care of themselves. Assassin type series Author "Eisen??? I read that around and remember some similarities to what you describe.
But it was not precisely what you described. Looking for a romance book about a girl who meets a guy that was kicked out of his old school. He saves her from getting hit by a car. He rides a motorcycle. They fall in love. He is protecting her from something. She gets weird things sent to her. Looking for a book about a kid in London who is maybe part of a detective agency with his older brother not sure about this?
I know he deals with gangs or something and is almost thrown into the thames with cement shoes. There's a scene in the book where he's in a train yard or something and he's tied up, but when he's tied up he remembers to tense his muscles beforehand so he can escape the ropes later. This is very vague, but I just remember it being a good, kinda funny book. Looking for a book I read years ago. I can't really remember what it was about but it was something like a son or grandson retelling the story of his dad or grandpa who designed the nuke or something?
Since every time she wears it good things happen. The strike up a Summer romance. And since I never finished the book, due to my sister snagging it, I have no idea how it ends. Looking for short story, supposedly an English class book about a young boy who travels on a bus then meets a punk looking girl in a bar waiting for the bus to be fixed so he can travel home.
I'm looking for a sci fi series I read as a kid. The main character is an enhanced super soldier who's turned against his compatriots, but his enhanced abilities are only activated by proximity to his former comrades. Looking for a book about 2 boys who travel through history as famous historical figures. Lincoln and Grant, Marc Antony and Cesar. I remember the book being sort of old looking with a green hard cover. I want to say it was written in the 50s or 60s but can't be sure. The title had something to do with Lost, Forgotten, or Time but not sure about that either.
I've come across the typical Land that Time Forgot but that is not it. It was children stuck in this other world and I think they arrived by some sort of door through the brush. Thank you!! Looking for a book where a young boy climbs a waterfall and then he makes friends with a young girl. After many years he climbs the waterfall to win her hands.
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I read a story once, the catlike woman whose tribe fed on dreams was kept by a worker on a mine planet. Her kind was forbidden, the dream feed caused eventual death but was pleasant to both in the dreary world. Have been trying to find that short story for almost 40 years now. Sound familiar to anyone? I want to read it again. Looking for an old Penguin book about some half-dozen historical social reforms in Britain. Each chapter was about some social ill that was finally ended or mitigated. Three I dimly recall are the abolition of man-traps to catch poachers, some safety improvements in large sailing ships, The title was something along the lines of "They'll never fix this one".
I think it's A Spring to Remember. Childrens book with many stories that were illustrated one was about poor man who meets a witch and she gives him a horse who she says he can't feed he gets rich off the horse and one day feeds him the horse turns into a man and spares him for the crumb he gave him but burns his house down and takes his riches the witch comes back and turns the man into a horse.
Looking for a book my mom 88 read as a child. True storyThe story was about a young boy who was lost in the woods of Maine. He fell a lot as he was trying to find his way out. He was cold at night. His shoes wore out and so he was barefoot. He walked through creeks and froze his toes. He ate berries to survive He prayed a lot. He finally came to a lake, he had fallen and could not get up.
He felt someone pick him up He saw a light across the lake and wanted to swim towards it. He was so exhausted he could not and again he felt someone helping him Anyone have any clue as to what the title of this book is??? He even gets someone to deliver his newspaper to his bedroom lol. He is in the music industry, possibly a jingle writer and he plays the piano and taught his daughter.
The author may have an Irish sounding name? Please help me find it again! I am looking for a book my boyfriend read 4 years ago.
The book is written in the first person, published before The protagonist is an American professor visiting England and begins on his journey back to the airport in a taxi. All the other tenants in the guesthouse are strange with their own stories to tell. You, as the reader, are lead to believe the other guests are either entirely mad or dead. The protagonist spends a good portion of the middle of the book trying to distance himself from other guests to find signal on his phone but can't to call his girlfriend. At the end of the book it's heavily hinted that the protagonist actually died in a plane crash and has been dead the whole time.
The book was billed as a thriller but had rather humourous moments if you like dark humour. The author of the book seemed to be English and possibly had a double barrelled surname. The cover may have been yellow on the hardback edition. I am looking for a children't book I used to read as a child. It was a short read about a young girl who wanted to purchase a black stallion but couldn't afford it.
So she ended up purchasing a beat up old black horse instead. Essentially, this book is the ugly duckling book about a horse. It would have been published prior to the early 's. That is when I remember reading it. Hi everyone, I'm looking for a book that is about a Havard student. When he passed away, his friends came to his funeral and they decided to have a speical sign for their children. His son grew up and he got the help from his father's friends to take revenge for him.
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Please let me know if you know any information about this book. Thank you so much. I appreciate it. He then set out to find his family along the way he comes across a man and a women in a house and he uses the words full of spunk to describe her. He also uses a bike mask to be protected from the air. And he has a picture of his daughter in his pocket. Along the way they come accross a hospital where a nurse and a child have been hiding in an X-ray room where they were protected from radiation. The kid was wheeled around in a wheel barrow I do believe.
Looking for a book about a girl who lives in california who is goth but carries around a doll and falls in love with a surfer who works at a juice bar and her mom and boyfriend send her to her father on NY an she meets her half siblings. The cover is pink and yellow-orange stripes with a combat boot and a doll. One is about a man who proposes to his girlfriend with a green ring, next to a dock or some water, and a sea monster like pops out and steals the ring. The man jumps in after it. He eventually gets it back and returns.
He gives the ring to his girlfriend and she says she'd like it better if it was blue or some other color. Might be called Suburbia? Looking for a book from the s I think, about a girl whose teacher stays with her while her parents are away. I don't remember much except she had a party and the teacher made a "cake" with tuna in the middle of a loaf of bread and frosted it with cream cheese. I know it's odd but that's the main thing I remember to this day lol. Underground cult uses magic to overthrow system and a leader eventually achieves lifetime ambition of disappearing into a diamond.
Published prior to One leader eventually disappears when not a diamond using magic. In looking for a book i read to teens. It's about a young girl camp counselor that took misfit teens camping. They had a volunteer grandma with them. Along the bike they encountered a group of motorcycle guys that followed them and caused trouble. If I remember right, it's categorized as a Young Adult book.
It's about this girl and boy who I think they used to date, but for some reason they split and part their own ways, but they keep writing letters to each other that's how the book is narrated; with the letters i can't remember but i think the girl stops writing and the guy is struggling to keep up with growing up and becoming a responsible adult. I think the girl goes of to college and finds someone else. I am looking for a play theather play that I watched many years ago.
It is about two boys raised by their parents in very different ways. Like a psychological experiment. The parents or one of them is a psychologist. One is raised in the attic, locked and isolated. And the other is raised freely, regularly registered at the school. I am looking for an illustrated children's book I read 30 years back. The publisher was "Treasure Press". The title had the words "The Golden Monkey" I forget whether it was Legend of the Golden Monkey or Tales of the golden monkey or legend of the golden monkey. Any clues?
I am looking for a book that i used to read when i was very young. A male assasin partners up with a female assasin and they start to save people instead. One novel involved an Eastern European police officer who the mob killed and sold the young ballet dancing daughter into sex slavery for revenge and fear to the village.
The daughter ends up being trafficked to Las Vegas and main characters save her. I am looking for a book from the 90's. It was a young adult book. There's a girl who loses her virginity to the town bad boy then runs away. She hitchhikes to California and works as a waitress or maybe in a resort. She meets a guy and they fall in love.
She finds out she can't have kids because of some STD the bad boy gave her. In the end she uses a payphone to call her mother. The cover had a backpack, postcards, and a red bra in sand on it. I am looking for an anthology of sci-fi short stories. One story I remember is about a girl who rides her bike beyond her block and discovers a gas station. Later she can't find it. It turns out the town is just an elaborate facade. Her parents aren't her parents. Something dealing with a pumpkin shows a glitch in the false reality. Looking for a girl born given to her sister.
Has two ballerina outfits on it and a person hugging the girl. Am looking for a children's book I read in the s. Great aunt Jane was going to the airport and had a flat tyre. I remember the phrase "as flat as a pancake". Hi im looking for a book who had the drawing of a crocodile on front on the french version anyway I think it was an american teen novel but with mystery and murder. Two bad? A tree house where a kid witnessed a murder, a cleaning lady. Its all a big blur i tking i read it in bit it might be older. Hello, I am looking for a children's picture book about a boy who was trying to find a friend.
He tried to make a friend out of a tumbleweed, and out of a cactus. Finally he rode across a rainbow, and at the end found a friend. This was from the late 70's, early 80's. Thanks for the help! Christine Amaryllis. The main character gains abilities from small figures that he found, all i can remember is that one of the figures was a necromancer. It was only one novel not part of a series of novels.
Looking for a children's book about two sisters who are at the beach when the beach is evacuated but they are left stranded. An old woman who lives at the beach beckons them to come out of the oncoming storm. Hi, my son is trying to find a book he read about 5 years ago but cannot remember the name or the author. It's about game hunters in Africa that get stopped by 2 children. Not much to go on I appreciate this but it is worth a shot. Thanks Gaz. Cutbytheshell22 If you're still looking for the crow book it might be Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce.
Gypsiegately The book you're looking for is Haunted by Meg Cabot. It's the 5th book in the mediator series. I used to love it and really want to find it so my kids can read it. I'm looking for book that is a series. It was about a girl who is human AMD half sky spirit. She meets a boy who turns in a loupe which is the french word for wolf. I cant remember the name of the 1st book but I remember that if the wolf gets touched by sun or transforms during the day he stays that way forever.
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Help I loved the series. I was reading it when I was in middle school. I cant remember the name of a childhood book I've read! It has a girl character that never wanted to bathe and she was so dirty, flowers began growing out of her skin. I'm looking for a book I read from the older young adult section when I was in elementary school. For some reason, white tennis shoes seem really relevant to this book. Trying to find a book about a boy set in a medieval time period who finds out he has illegal powers where he can control an invisible force. He leaves his home on a journey to find his traitorous brother who is like the advisor to the king.
The brother is also an illegal mage who tries to kill the king but the boy saves the king. I'm trying to remember a romance book I read about 7 years ago or so. It takes place in the modern day, and went back and forth for main characters by a vampire and a human woman who was a vet.
She had a birthmark that when the vampire saw it know she was his soul mate but only saw it after he attacked her when he needed blood. She also had a power to heal at will but tried to keep it hidden except for one time she healed a dog who was going to die. Later in the story she met other vampires with their mates who also had the same birthmark as her and they each had different powers too. He ended up at a small cottage on the ocean. Swam a lot, layed in the sun a lot, and began to heal. At some point he began to keep some special kind of bees.
Any thought on the name? I read a book in that was about an elderly man who took his money out of the bank - bought a car perhaps a Cadillac and drive off. It was quite amusing. I would love to know the name of the book. Thank you. One day the boy was driving the car down a country road and he either hit a little girl on her bicycle or swerved to miss her. The boy ended up on crutches and the grandpa was not seriously injured, but I think the little girl was. The grandfather claimed it had been him who was driving the truck, and he was arrested for reckless driving or something like that.
The rest of the book revolves around the main character, the grandson, struggling to decide whether to tell the truth that he was the one driving or let his grandfather take the fall for him. I remember some minor details such as the main character begins dating a popular girl named Maxine, Justine, or Georgina, something like that. I also know there was a certain country song that was playing when the car accident happened and the main character hears it on the radio several times throughout the book.
I remember that his dad has been a firefighter and was killed trying to save a little boy who had fallen from the ice. I have spent years trying to Google the name of the book based off details I remember, but have come up with nothing. If anyone recognizes the book, please let me know. There's a book I remeber reading in the beginning of highschool. It was about a vampire that had bitten this boy? Anyways the plot I remember is that he resists biting someone and its a really big struggle.
There's a specific scene I really remember it's when the family is cooking a steak dinner. He asks for his steak rare and his older brother is grossed out. I remember it ending on an ambiguous ending, where he shuts himself in his room. He struggling a lot and I'm pretty sure he was getting weaker and weaker as he wouldn't drink human blood.
The cover was black and had a yellow smile face, I think there was fangs and it had blood on the fangs. Please help? I read a book a long time ago in middle school and a very important theme was the main girl wears purple lipstick and always blotches them on a napkin. She and this girl have been competing for ever and I think at some point the main girl figures out her boyfriend was cheating with the other girl. So the boyfriend ends up dead with a purple lipstick mark on his cheek and everyone thinks it's the main girl.
She fights to prove she's innocent and shows the other girl was keeping her purple lipstick blotches napkins in a drawer and convinced people she used the napkin to frame her. The other girl ends up in a psych ward, main girl ends up with her male best friend and confesses she truly did murder her boyfriend and framed the other girl.
In the 's or early 's I read a book about a teenage girl who lives with her single mother and younger sister. Both the mother and sister seems to look to the teenage girl to take care of them emotionally. The teenage girl meets a boy and develops a relationship while the younger sister is promiscuous and ends up pregnant. The younger sister lies about how far along she is so a nice boy thinks it's his and married her. The younger sister husband leaves after discovering baby isnt his, younger sister baby is removed and they expect teenage girl to fix it for them.
Girl decides to leave for art school and let her family and her clingy boyfriend to care for themselves. Anyone remember this book? Its driving me crazy trying to remember the name of the book and the character names. They try to go into the city by jumping onto a train and they end up finding they need to get her on a boat to get home, so they have to either swim across a ocean or pay to cross the bridge. There is also this beast who I believe left his master, he ends up fighting an alligator and winning, but just barely, after he accepts death.
I can't remember the name of the book I read about a girl in a dystopian world may have had a mother and Brother die in very beginning, don't remember but she comes across a group of men and to protect her from a severe rape and possible death, one of the men "gently" rapes her and she either escapes or the men just leave since they successfully got her; and she ends up pregnant and has a baby girl. Years later she is living in a cave society and ends up meeting the father of her daughter and learns h e had done what he did to try and save her from worse, and they end up falling in love, though there is more to the actual book story.
The book was the first in a series. I cant remember the name of this book I read. Its about a girl who is in art school, her dean tells her shes failing. She goes to look for this like retired artist who could mentor her. Hes an alcoholic. He lives with this younger guy whos like a bad boy. And the mentor had been in a relationship with her mom before her mom died and she found letters in the mentors house. I think the girl had a really unique name and went by a shorter version. I think she had drawn the bad boy the first time she met him and he kept that drawing.
They I think started like dating and she got jealous of some girl who I think was his step mom or sister or something. Looking for a young adult book I read around It had 2 plots, one that took place during the present day and another during an s type time period. It was a conservative rural family and the baby conceived out of wedlock - so consequences from the abusive father were dire and the stakes were high.
In the end the older sister ended up having the baby but it died and she put it in the river. Im searching for a book about this little boy who gets abducted while waiting for his mom. This female detective moves into town and tries to find him. She finds a dairy of maybe the abductor and in it the person describes how they watched a grown police man throw up at the sight of the dead body. So its also about a group of people who have been killing since they were kids.
Looking for a book about a women whom travels into a new neighborhood that is run by a mafia. She has caught the eye of the mafia boss and he protects her sometimes when he see her. IN this book, I believe they have powers in the mafia that allows the mafia gang to shadow creep into places that normal people can not. I'm searching for two books. The first is a book about a group of college women and their lives after graduation. Not a movie. May have Club in the title.
May be by Jeanne Dixon. Looking for a book that the cover is a theme of purple and butterflies. The boy spends his whole life trying to get her out and succeeds in the end. Looking for the title of a novel about a black funeral home director who must find a wife. The wife he is advised to choose should be submissive, dark-skinned, the perfect color, in order to carry on the tradition as his father did.
I believe that the story is set in the late 19th or early 20th C. Would love to find this book--thanks! Plot was angel torn between Heaven and Hell, not feeling worthy Monks take bad men to a monastery and basically torture them? In it, an angel fell to earth from his cloud and landed on earth, in a big city. He explored a department store, and was taken home by an old woman who gave him a bath. It was regularly read aloud by Captain Kangaroo, on his TV show.
I am looking for a book that I believe is only a picture book or at least very few sentences, about two gorilla families. The illustrations are marvelous but also contain some weird elements like trees turning into light poles, bowler hat clouds etc. From what I remember the main characters are two child gorillas from very different households one being rich and distant parents, the other being poor but very loving parents. They meet at a park and play together. Looking for adult book about characters Blue and Pink in kids book. Spider weaving web on porch.
Old woman fies. Settling estate. I'm looking for a book that was about this boy with his father not having a good relationship his father is a doctor I believe and is rich. The father has a bodyguard and the son I believe has is taking summer classes due to his father. They own a house near the beach and the boy plans a party with his group of friends not knowing that the word of having a party started to go around like wildfire. Then later on in the book he and his girlfriend and guy friend go on an airplane trip to France to find more about his father or the bodyguard secret.
When they arrive there the main character the guy goes into a car dealership he tries to get a car but fails after being a minor in France. Even though in America he isn't a minor. They then bribe the worker to file fake documents in order to get a car. They go to this hotel near a beach that you can go to fully nude at the beach But it appears that they are being followed by somebody.
The main character tries to get more information about the one specific man. Says who are you looking for and the main character lies that he was eager to find his dad after years of trying to find him. Looking for a second chance mc romance about a female realtor who gets beaten up by a potential client. She then runs into her biker ex and his club , she knows his club, at a wings restaurant on bike night. This is a very remote chance and I dont have a lot of info but Im looking for the names of a trilogy written about a girl growing up in a religious school and coming to grips with her catholism???
Have a feeling the names of the books were something to do with the seasons but could be wrong. Looking for a book about a teenage girl who if I remember correctly was called either Deliah or Delilah. She had an older brother who ran away from home due to her finding out he had a drug addiction. Her best friend was this Indian girl who ended up sleeping with her boyfriend Adam, the son of a police officer. Her mother was a clown and the book was within a series all focusing on Delilah and her brother.
The first book ended with her brother calling her to tell her that he was alive. Please help, have been searching for literally years x. I'm looking for a book about a motorcycle president and a woman hiding her past. She was raised in a group home that her father sold her to when she was a very young child after her moms death. The group home is abusive and the heroine protects the younger children.
The lady running the home beats the heroine or locks her in the dark basement for says.