Faith Morrissey is overdue for an adventure. After 20 years in the same small town, she sets out on a yearlong study abroad trip, fully expecting to fall in love with the wonders of Budapest. She certainly doesn't expect to fall for Wes, the mysterious stranger who sweeps her off her feet mere days after her arrival. It seems almost too good to be true.
"WITH EVERY WORD IT DREW ME IN MORE & MORE"
Inspired by classic fairy tales, but with a dark and sinister twist, Grim contains short stories from some of the best voices in young adult literature today: Ellen Hopkins, Amanda Hocking, Julie Kagawa, Claudia Gray, Rachel Hawkins, Kimberly Derting, Myra McEntire, Malinda Lo, Sarah Rees-Brennan, Jackson Pearce, Christine Johnson, Jeri Smith Ready, Shaun David Hutchinson, Saundra Mitchell, Sonia Gensler, Tessa Gratton, Jon Skrovron.
Phoebe West has been head-over-heels in love with her brother's best friend for as long as she can remember. Not that he's bothered to notice. Despite several mortifying attempts at seduction and a decade's worth of unrequited pining, nothing Phoebe does seems to make any impact on the man she's obsessed over since her bra-stuffing days. She knows that it's time to let him go, though just the thought is nearly enough to shatter her.
"Not my favorite..."
Zoe Bloom has her life figured out. After a childhood spent begging for scraps on Boston street corners, she's clawed her way to a successful career and a safe place to call home. She knows exactly what she needs to survive - a bit of money in the bank, a roof over her head, food on the table. Friends and family are a luxury she can't afford. And forget about frivolous romantic entanglements. She can barely juggle her own problems; she certainly doesn't have time to handle anyone else's crap.
Gemma Summers is unlucky in love. She's known it since third grade, when her first crush blew a spitball into her hair, and a decade-long string of bad dates, boring sex, and abysmal morning afters has done nothing to improve her prospects. But when a random radio call-in contest lands her courtside tickets to the hottest playoff game of the season, Gemma's luck may finally be on the upswing, even if it doesn't exactly seem like it when the dreaded Jumbotron kiss cam lands on her and her date.
"couldn't stand the characters in the story"
At 18, Lux is forced to make a choice that nearly destroys her. She breaks a boy's heart. She breaks her own, too. Seven years later, Lux never expects to see Sebastian again, especially not when her career as a journalist is hanging by a thread and she's stumbled onto the story of a lifetime. As she chases down leads and explores the dark underbelly of Manhattan, Lux will put her life on the line.
"Best book ever"
Twenty-year-old Brooklyn "Bee" Turner is no stranger to grief. After witnessing her mother's brutal murder at age six, Brooklyn is guarded, damaged, and - by all accounts - a bitch. And that's just the way she likes it, if it means keeping everyone at arm's length. When she stumbles, quite literally, into Finn Chambers - campus ladies' man and the lead singer of a local band - she's unprepared for his persistence in befriending her and for the dangerous attraction she begins to feel for him.
"Blah, blah, blah"
Based on extensive research and workplace experience, The Female Vision demonstrates that what women perceive in organizations and beyond that goes unnoticed and unrewarded is exactly what so many companies need to succeed. Helgeson and Johnson delve deeply into the stories of a number of women whose vision improved their companies - although often they had to struggle not only against unresponsive organizations, peers, or others, but also against their own personal fears.
"Answers to Challenges for Women in the Workplace"
Three men are trapped in time. One woman could save them all. Historian Lia Carrer has finally returned to southern France, determined to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. But instead of finding solace in the region's quiet hills and medieval ruins, she falls in love with Raoul, a man whose very existence challenges everything she knows about life - and about her husband's death.
This book highlights one small business owner's journey to achieve success on her own terms. And spotlights key learning you can take from this experience in the form of 10 top business lessons you can apply to your own entrepreneurial journey. Listen to this book if you like to learn from other people's mistakes, if you love to hear business autobiographies, or simply if you're curious. This book is intentionally short so that you can learn and apply the lessons quickly and easily.
This book outlines specific strategies to market a home care business.
This guide, How to Teach Drama to Kids, will take someone unsure of the main principles of teaching theatre arts to various ages, through the basic categories and components principally considered to be the heart of the study of drama.
Meredith and David Fiddler looked at Joshua as he slept peacefully in his hospital bed. His four-year-old body was sprawled at an odd angle to accommodate the apparatus that elevated his broken right leg.
This volume features 20 self-identified female authors writing about intersectionality, including women of color, disabled, transgender, and GLB/GSD (Gender and Sexual Diversities). We have curated amazing short fiction, flash fiction, poetry, essays, and art. It's personal, political, and a great listen.
"Oregon Protesters Urged to Leave after Ammon Bundy Arrest" is from the U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Julie Turkewitz, Kirk Johnson and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.