Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his Mami. Like her stories for adults, Julia Alvarez’s first middle-grade book sparkles with magic as it illuminates a child’s experiences living in two cultures.
I crave him. I need him. I love him. And that is the reason, we will all die...
"I enjoyed the overall story, but . . . . ."
Tras la desaparición de un joven colombiano acusado de dar una paliza a un líder de un grupo de "cabezas rapadas", Lola se sumerge en el peligroso mundo de los skinheads. La responsable de una agencia de detectives privados tendrá que hacer frente no solo a los casos que se le presentan, sino también a las dificultades de ser mujer en un mundo reservado tradicionalmente a los hombres.
For budding costume designer Lola Nolan, the more outrageous, the outfit - more sparkly, more fun, more wild - the better. But even though Lola's style is outrageous, she's a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins move back into the house next door.
"I love Lola and Cricket!"
Alberto Sanjuán, antiguo novio de Lola Lago, es acusado del asesinato de su jefe Ignacio Zabaleta, director de la más importante empresa de publicidad del país. Todas las pruebas le acusan directamente, pero Alberto insiste en su inocencia. Lola le ayudará a demostrarlo.
"Perfect for an intermediate student of Spanish"
Es verano y en Madrid hace mucho calor. Lola sale al balcón de su casa para regar las plantas y, desde allí, observa a una pareja de novios que se pelean. Ella sale corriendo y él entra en el portal del número 10. Al día siguiente, Lola se entera de que Doña Lupe, vecina de ese mismo portal, fue atacada y robada la noche anterior.
Tia Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew's elementary school, but Miguel wants nothing to do with it. He hasn't had an easy time adjusting to his new school in Vermont and doesn't like living so far away from Papi, who has a new girlfriend and an announcement to make. Miguel's little sister Juanita, on the other hand, can't wait to introduce her colorfully dressed aunt to all of her friends at school - that is, if she can stop getting distracted long enough to remember to do so.
After the Council hands down a severe punishment, a Guardian declares war on the Angel world.Before the end, lives will be lost, love will be tested and blood will flow.
"WOW and OMG!"
Carmela, una vecina, le cuenta a Lola que tiene una cita con un antiguo novio, ahora viudo y multimillonario. El día después de la cita, le notifican que se ha suicidado.La responsable de una agencia de detectives privados tendrá que hacer frente no solo a los casos que se le presentan, sino también a las dificultades de ser mujer en un mundo reservado tradicionalmente a los hombres.
Tía Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew’s elementary school. But Miguel wants nothing to do with the arrangement. On the other hand, Miguel’s little sister, Juanita, can’t wait to introduce her colorfully dressed aunt to all her friends at school—that is, if she can stop getting distracted long enough. Before long, Tía Lola is organizing a Spanish treasure hunt and a Carnaval fiesta at school. Will Miguel be willing to join the fun?
Cayetano Gaos, un atractivo propietario de una galería de arte en Madrid, contrata a Lola Lago para que demuestre que el famoso pintor surrealista Urpiano en realidad nunca ha existido. Lola y su socio Miguel viajarán a Figueres (Cataluña) para intentar resolver este difícil caso. La responsable de una agencia de detectives privados tendrá que hacer frente no solo a los casos que se le presentan, sino también a las dificultades de ser mujer en un mundo reservado tradicionalmente a los hombres.
"Fun Not So Beginner's Spanish Novel"
Emily St. John Mandel established herself as a talent to watch with the release of Last Night in Montreal, a finalist for ForeWord magazine’s Book of the Year Award. Here Mandel crafts an intricate tale about love, loss, and the consequences of seemingly mundane actions. After being fired from his job, New York journalist Gavin Sasaki reluctantly returns to his hometown of Sebastian, Florida. There Gavin’s world is turned upside down when he learns that his high school girlfriend - who went missing 10 years earlier - had a daughter.
Julia Alvarez's heartwarming novel now in Spanish. Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Ta Lola, his quirky, carismtica, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his Mami. Like her stories for adults, Julia Alvarez's first middle-grade book sparkles with magic as it illuminates a child's experiences living in two cultures.
When life with Jayni's violent-tempered father becomes too frightening to cope with, Jayni, her mum, and her little brother, Kenny, are forced to escape in the middle of the night. Slipping out of the house unseen, travelling up to London by train, and checking into a hotel--it's almost like playing an elaborate game. They even make up false identities to protect their secret, and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose.
The Guardians discover where the Triplex is located. Unfortunately, In order to retrieve it, a terrible sacrifice has to be made. Can Marcus summon up the courage required to save humanity? Will Marcus and Emmy's love survive the brutal reality of the Angel world?
Just because she has wings, doesn't mean she's an Angel... It's front page news on every Angel gossip rag: "Marcus & Ameana: Gone the Way of Brad & Jennifer". So, Who Is the "Angelina"? Emmy Baxter - a mere mortal! Ameana tries to avoid her ex and his new love by focusing on the other evil out to destroy the team. But soon her pain turns to fury. And before the end... a girl plots revenge, a leader is on the edge, and an Angel falls.
Foreign correspondent Lola Wicks is livid. She's been downsized from her Kabul posting. Her editor reassigns her to a stateside suburban beat formerly the province of interns. When she arrives in Montana for some R&R at a friend's cabin, her friend is nowhere in sight. Anger turns to terror when Lola discovers her friend shot dead. She can't get out of Montana fast enough, until she finds that she can't get out at all.
"Great reporting, flat characters"
At the Valley View Motel in South Australia's picturesque Clare Valley, 84-year-old Lola Quinlan is up to her usual mischief. She's sent her family away for Christmas and invited a number of mystery guests to come and stay. But who are all these people, and why aren't they spending the festive season with their own loved ones? As the big day draws closer and Lola's personal family dramas threaten to unravel her plans, she discovers that at a special time of year, magic can happen in every family.
Lola Lago va a pasar unos días en Tossa de Mar, en la Costa Brava. Durante el viaje conoce a Magnus Nilsson, un sueco que ha sido víctima de una estafa immobiliaria internacional. Lola le ofrece su ayuda para encontrar a los estafadores.La responsable de una agencia de detectives privados tendrá que hacer frente no solo a los casos que se le presentan, sino también a las dificultades de ser mujer en un mundo reservado tradicionalmente a los hombres.
"Great way to learn Spanish"
Former foreign correspondent Lola Wicks is getting a little bored in Magpie, Montana, where she landed at a small local newspaper after being downsized from her job in Kabul. Then Judith Calf Looking, a local Blackfeet Indian girl missing for several months, turns up dead in a snowbank with a mysterious brand on her forearm. The sheriff - whose romantic relationship with Lola provides Magpie with its most delicious gossip in years - thinks Judith probably froze to death while hitchhiking back to the reservation from wherever she'd been.