"I'm Zoe Boutin Perry: A colonist stranded on a deadly pioneer world. Holy icon to a race of aliens. A player in a interstellar chess match to save humanity. Seventeen years old. Everyone on Earth knows the tale I am part of. But you don't know my tale: I'm going to tell it to you now, the only way I know how: not straight but true, the whole thing, to try make you feel what I felt: the joy and terror and uncertainty, panic and wonder, despair and hope."
"A fun listen, and some new information, but..."
From YouTube sensation Zoella comes a debut coming-of-age novel that perfectly captures what it means to grow up and fall in love in today's digital world. Girl Online is the first book to be published by Keywords Press, an imprint under Simon & Schuster dedicated to today's digital stars.
For years Maggie Sheets has been an invisible hand in the glittering homes of wealthy New York City clients, scrubbing, dusting, mopping, and doing all she can to keep her head above water as a single mother. Everything changes when a former employer dies, leaving Maggie a staggering inheritance - a house in Sag Harbor. The catch? It comes with an inhabitant: the deceased's 82-year old mother, Edith.
When werecat Greta learns her tribe plans to sacrifice her on the next full moon, unleashing the potent magic of her blood, a dark sorcerer is the only one strong enough to protect her. Will Dayne kill her as he has so many others of her kind? Or is his grudge against her family strong enough to save her?
"Vamps, werewolves, sorcerers and humans.."
Zoe Reindeer has a very big imagination, but in real life she considers herself "just Zoe" - not measuring up to her too-perfect older sister and her smarty-pants little brother. Truthfully, though, she'd rather just blend in with the plants at the family business, Doc Reindeer's Exotic Plant Wonderland. That is until a tall astronomer from Madagascar comes into the nursery looking for a Baobab tree and starts a ball rolling that makes Zoe long for real adventures, not just imaginary ones.
When Noah invites Penny on his first-ever European tour, she can’t wait to spend the summer with her rock-god-tastic boyfriend. But between Noah’s jam-packed schedule, less-than-welcoming bandmates, and threatening messages from jealous fans, Penny wonders whether she’s really cut out for life on tour. She can’t help but miss her family; her best friend, Elliot; and her blog, Girl Online.
"Perfect YA beachread"
When the body of a brutally beaten woman is found on the beach in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Detective Osama Ibrahim dreads investigating another unsolvable murder - chillingly common in a city where the veils of conservative Islam keep women as anonymous in life as the victim is in death. But Katya, one of the few females in the coroner's office, is determined to identify the woman and find her killer. Aided by her friend Nayir, she soon discovers that the victim was a young, controversial filmmaker named Leila.
"Fascinating glimpse into another culture"
Six years. Two break-ups. One divorce. They should be over each other. Rafe Minelli knows better than to tell his wife no, particularly since they aren't married anymore. She can't hightail it out of town, though, not when they've finally broken through the post-divorce cold war status quo. Olivia Minelli needs to leave Pine Harbour. It's just too hard to see Rafe moving on without her - even if he says he doesn't want to. But when a new and exciting job falls into her lap, she needs to choose: protect her heart, or take the new job....
When a body is hauled from the River Tyne, Sarah Tucker heads North for a closer look. She identifies the dead woman as private detective Zöe Boehm, but putting a name to the corpse only raises further questions. Did Zöe kill herself, or did one of her old cases come looking for her? And what's brought Sarah's former sparring partner Gerard Inchon to the same broken-down hotel?
It's been a year since Liam and Evie welcomed their daughter Ava to the world. A year of sleepless nights and laughter-filled days. Some fights. A lot of love. And non-stop parenting. Plus they had a wedding to plan. But now it's their time, and Liam wants to make the most of it. Liam has never had any problem showing Evie how much he loves her, and now that they're making the ultimate commitment to each other, he wants to find exactly the right words as well. Then he'll go back to showing her, over and over again.
No good deed goes unpunished. That's what Charlie Fox discovers when she agrees to dog-sit for a friend, only to find that the friend's housing complex is being terrorized by violent gangs. Desperate and frightened, the residents have hired a freelance "security" firm, whose bully-boy tactics aren't a whole lot more appealing. With her bike on hand and a big dog by her side, Charlie is more than able to take care of herself, until a ghost comes calling - a ghost from some of Charlie's very bad old days.
That house. You know the one. It's the one that seems alive from the road, the one that watches you, the one that seems to always be for sale, the one Anna Worthington has wanted to live in since childhood. Ghost stories be damned. But the dark being that haunts this house is something far more sinister than a ghost. Luc is an ancient incubus, trapped by a 50-year-old curse, and Anna is a temptation too sweet for any demon, let alone a practically starved and crazy one.
A girl can have just one night of fun, right? After years in a spirit-breaking former marriage, Evie needed to get her groove back. Cutting loose in the big city with no strings attached - no matter how cute her one night stand guy might be. Besides, she'll never see him again once she goes home to Wardham.
Killer Instinct: Charlie Fox, Book 1 is the first in Zoe Sharp's highly acclaimed crime thriller series, now available with previously deleted scenes and a foreword by Lee Child. Charlotte "Charlie" Fox makes a living teaching self-defense to women in a quiet Northern English city. It makes the best use of the deadly skills she picked up after being kicked out of army Special Forces training for reasons she prefers not to go into.
"Enjoyable but needs a reality check."
'I have this dream that, secretly, all teenage girls feel exactly like me. And maybe one day, when we realize that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we're something we're not... But until that day, I'm going to keep it real on this blog and keep it unreal in real life.' Penny has a secret. Under the alias Girl Online, Penny blogs her hidden feelings about friendship, boys, high school drama, her crazy family, and the panic attacks that have begun to take over her life.
Murder was never something Zoe Delante enjoyed, but solving the cases - she does that rather well, and has the track record to prove it. Yet when she's called in on a new case with the Baltimore PD as their go-to clairvoyant, she's unprepared for the heinous nature of the crimes.
"GREAT NEW AUTHOR, GREAT NEW STORY"
When Audrey makes a devastating discovery about her husband, she is forced to re-examine everything she thought she knew about their forty-year marriage. Their children will soon have to come to terms with this unsettling secret, but for the meantime, they are trying to cope with their own dilemmas.
In a galaxy torn apart by war, Mara Skiren is a scavenger, a black-market dealer. Blackmailed into helping Commander Kell Frayne infiltrate a treacherous corner of the galaxy, Mara learns that her biggest danger is from her sexy, by-the-book partner. She's a loner with more than a few battle scars on her heart, but something about Commander Frayne stirs up her long-buried need for an intimate connection.
"Good Sci-fi Romance Book"
On a sultry summer afternoon, paramedic Zoe Chambers responds to a call and finds a farmer's body hanging from the rafters of his hay barn. What first appears to be a suicide quickly becomes something sinister when Zoe links the victim to a pair of deaths 45 years earlier. Her attempts to wheedle information from her mother and stepfather hit a brick wall of deception, one that brings into question everything Zoe knows about her late father, who died in a car crash when she was eight. Or did he?
"Keeps getting better"
Nessa Morrison is a city girl born and bred, traveling the world as a wildlife photographer. Always looking at life through a lens, she never has time to stop and appreciate the world. And the last thing on her mind has been finding romance. James Masters lives the quiet life on his own, and that's the way that he and his bear like it. He has pushed aside any thoughts of a mate or companionship...until Nessa walks into his life.
"Good book, horrible narration"