Bradley Chalkers IS the oldest kid in the fifth grade. He tells enormous lies. He picks fights with girls. No one likes him - except Carla, the new school counselor. She thinks Bradley is sensitive and generous, and knows that Bradley could change, if only he weren’t afraid to try. But when you feel like the most-hated kid in the whole school, believing in yourself can be the hardest thing in the world....
"I loved it"
What if your town was sliding underwater, and everyone was ordered to pack up and leave? How would you and your friends spend your last days together? While the adults plan for the future, box up their possessions, and find new places to live, Keeley Hewitt and her friends decide to go out with a bang.
A host of the smartest young adult authors come together in this collection of scary stories and psychological thrillers curated by Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea's April Genevieve Tucholke. Each story draws from a classic tale or two - sometimes of the horror genre, sometimes not - to inspire something new and fresh and terrifying. There are no superficial scares here; these are stories that will make you think even as they keep you on the edge of your seat.
Best-selling author Beverly Donofrio is building a growing following of fans with her honest, moving accounts of experiences from her own colorful life. Riding in Cars with Boys--the basis of the hit movie starring Drew Barrymore--is her funny and touching account of growing up too fast in the 1960s.
"Good storyline overall."
After changing countless wet and dirty diapers, parents of toddlers everywhere are more than ready to potty train their child and move past the diaper stage. Potty training comes with its own headaches and frustrations, however, and you may find yourself wishing for those peaceful days of diaper-dom. Stay patient and persevere, and you will get through this. Despite what you will hear from many sources through the potty training stage, there is no one perfect potty training method.
An essay from Things I've Learned From the Women Who've Dumped Me.
A bizarre series of events led me and my three girlfriends to end up naked in the living room, waiting for our clothes to dry. Wouldn't you know it, our husbands showed up at the exact wrong moment and thought we'd arranged an orgy! The really surprising thing was how we didn't protest but just went along with it. I never would have thought I'd be a swinger but that night was a wife swap party for the record books!
Louisa May Alcott's lively and heartwarming stories are favorites with young readers everywhere. A Garland for Girls will be especially welcomed by those who read and treasure all of the famous books by this great American author.
"For the Mind and Heart"
King Midas is obsessed with gold: counting it, touching it, imagining it. But when a strange young man grants his wish for a golden touch, things don't go quite as he planned -- particularly for his daughter Marigold. In these selections from classic American author Nathaniel Hawthorne's charming retellings of Greek myths, children meet Midas and another engaging troublemaker, Pandora, and learn lessons about love and forgiveness.
Thirteen authors (fifteen if you count pseudonyms) from the Book View Cafe got together one rainy Saturday afternoon with a big bowl of popcorn and reruns of Buck Rogers. They started comparing short stories and a new anthology took form. Rare reprints, hard-to-find favorites, and new tales all combine in this one-of-a-kind story collection, available exclusively from Book View Press.
You have gone through childbirth, numerous doctors visits for immunization shots and other issues, many feedings and diaper changes, first words and first steps and now the real battle is at hand, potty training. You wonder how your parent got you through it as you have a toddler who is just not interested in getting things done anywhere else but in the diaper. The solution to all these challenges are provided in Potty Training Guide for Your Toddlers: Moms and Dads Guide.
Life was tragic enough before this spring started. With a distinct lack of boobage and an arse so big that birds of prey could nest within its shadows, Jess Jordan is saddled with the Goddess Flora for a best friend, a Britney Spears look-alike so gorgeous that one grain of her divine dandruff could make the blind see again.
"bust a gut"
Todd Kent ist jung, ehrgeizig und auf dem Weg an die Spitze der Wall Street. Als er ausgewählt wird, das Unternehmen einer populären Dating-App namens Hook an die Börse zu bringen, wittert er den Deal seines Lebens. Bisher war Hook für ihn nur ein schneller Weg zu sexuellen Abenteuern, jetzt könnte es ihn reich machen. Sehr reich.
Abby Bartlett is the quintessential nice girl. Between teaching, volunteering, completing her PhD, and helping her best friend raise his daughter, Abby never gets the chance to be anything but nice. That is, until the all-wrong-for-her man she's only ever known from afar starts daring her to simply take that chance for herself. His sage advice? Try something wild - and fast. Preferably him.
Ever wondered why some people are just "Bad"? In this book - Bad Girls of the Bible - you will discover some well-known characters like Jezebel and other obscure ones like Athaliah that can teach you life lessons for the 21st Century. This book will educate and inspire at the same time! Plus Bad Boys of the Bible. This is the sequel to Bad Boys and Girls Of The Bible. I assure you that you are about to face some of the most horrific scenes in the Holy Book - The Bible.
Girl Talk: Boys, Bullies and Body Image is a book about teens designed specifically for a teen audience. It's a compilation of 10 teen girls' powerful and all-too-familiar stories. Dr. Carol also examines each girl's situation and provides practical advice on how all teens can take control of their life and RAISE (Resilience, Attitude, Independence, Self-Respect and Empowerment) their self-esteem.
A witch's curse ensures that a boy can never wake at night nor sleep when the sun beams. Conversely, a girl is doomed never to sleep at night nor be awake during the daylight hours. Finally, a twist of fate unites them. MacDonald's skill and imagery and grandfatherly style deliver a remarkable story that is accessible and light, yet acutely stirring and imbued with enduring value. Your capacity for imagination is sure to grow through this story that lifts our spirits and fills our minds with joy.
"This book is amazing!"
The JT LeRoy scandal is a story of our times. In January 2006, the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. A media frenzy ensued as JT's fans, mentors, and readers came to terms with the fact that the gay-male-ex-truck-stop-prostitute-turned literary-wunderkind was really a girl from San Francisco, whose sister-in-law wrote the books.
"Fascinating memoir, awful narration"
A bundle of two stories involving the most mischievous bitches around. Femdom at its finest. In "Hide from the Sex Cult!", Eric wakes up in a cabin, unsure how he got there or why. He slowly comes to learn that he is a pawn in an elaborate hierarchy; a sex cult run by women who keep men in a coop like chickens. These naughty women keep guys around for their seed, feeding them the best steak and eggs every day to maximize their fertility.
Date: July 4 Rental type: 2-person sailboat Rented by: Jen Taylor and Dylan Nelson Rental time: 8:15 p.m. Destination: Out to sea! Life jackets: 2 Time back: ??? Don't wait up!