Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well. No author is better poised to explore this territory than Emily Bazelon, who has established herself as a leading voice on the social and legal aspects of teenage drama.
"A 360 review on bullying"
Six months after nearly losing their lives to a serial killer in New York City, FBI Special Agents Ty Grady and Zane Garrett are suffering through something almost as frightening: the monotony of desk duty. When they're ordered to take a vacation for the good of everyone's sanity, Ty bites the bullet and takes Zane home with him to West Virginia, hoping the peace and quiet of the mountains will give them the chance to explore the explosive attraction they’ve so far been unable to reconcile with their professional partnership.
"A Great Sequel..."
Lawyer Rachael Flynn receives an unsigned, heart-stopping letter: They're going to find a body at the Prairie Bluff construction site. He deserved what he got, but it wasn't supposed to happen. It was an accident. When the body is uncovered, Rachael and Detective Will Pendleton discover that the 15-year-old victim, Randall Buckett, had been buried 25 years before. Is the letter writer and the killer the same person? Why would someone speak up now? And why are they telling Rachael?
"Good murder mystery but develops too slowly"
What does a woman do when she discovers her husband is an incurable cheater? If she’s Cat DeLuca, she launches the Pants on Fire Detective Agency. Now Cat does what two years of unholy matrimony taught her to do: she catches cheaters. When a client, Cleo Jones, shoots her cheating husband’s bum full of buckshot, he disappears, taking her money, dog, and sister with him. Private Investigator Cat DeLuca promises to retrieve the dog and money if her client stops shooting at Walter.
"Quit after 2.5 hours, wasn't going anywhere"
Are those who are bullied, victims? You bet! Cyberbullying, harassment, embarrassing others, tormenting, threatening or humiliating, and spousal abuse are all considered 'bullying.' It happens to children, teens, and adults. It occurs in pre-school, elementary school, college, home, and in the workplace. It is apparent in all walks of life. Bullying occurs in every town, city, state, province and country, and it has many ugly faces.
This book is a roadmap for making sure the 30,000 words you use each day count and the impact they make is positive instead of negative, inspiring rather than hurting, and bringing light rather than darkness.
The first camera that David Janesko and Adam Donnelly built washed out to sea with the tide before they could take a single picture. A camera they constructed in the desert of Coachella Valley, California, dried so quickly that it cracked, crumbled and required hasty repairs. This is what happens when you forgo the marvels of modern manufacturing and decide to build your own cameras of materials found in nature: earth, stones, leaves, sticks, mud and sand.
In a world of elite magic academies, weird and wonderful things happen when you're sent off to public school...and put in the Upside-Down Magic class. Nory, Elliott, Andres, and Bax are back to prove that life on the other side of ordinary has its charms.
Sticks and Stones is a book written to awaken the innate ability within you to speak your future into fruition. Look around...everything you see exists because someone had the tenacity to announce their goal in the face of fear, lack and adversity. Stop focusing on lack...and start focusing on what you are saying. Your words are directly affecting your relationships, resources, and ultimately your results. Sticks and Stones will teach you how to intentionally target your words.
Once upon a galaxy, a spaced-out writer launched a novel exploring a starry saga set in a universe much like a certain trek we know and love. Here, for the first time, you can experience this voyage into trekkerness. The names are new, but you might recognize the drama and excitement of an epic encounter aboard the star cruiser Exogenesis as it pioneers humanity's journey to greatness among the stars.
"Meh It's Star Trek "