Looing for a book that has orange cover and about teens in high school the main character has an enemy and a best friend the book is small in size and is a series. I'm looking for a s book with a cabin that basically when you stayed in time stood still and the outside world kept going at an accelerated speed.
It was two brothers. One stayed and the other went outside. Searching for a book that I read in the early 's about 12 children known as the Big Six older kids and the Little Six at summer camp. There was a ' Fairy Ring' in a clearing in the woods. The children cooked and took care of themselves. Assassin type series Author "Eisen??? I read that around and remember some similarities to what you describe. But it was not precisely what you described. Looking for a romance book about a girl who meets a guy that was kicked out of his old school. He saves her from getting hit by a car.
He rides a motorcycle. They fall in love. He is protecting her from something. She gets weird things sent to her. Looking for a book about a kid in London who is maybe part of a detective agency with his older brother not sure about this? I know he deals with gangs or something and is almost thrown into the thames with cement shoes. There's a scene in the book where he's in a train yard or something and he's tied up, but when he's tied up he remembers to tense his muscles beforehand so he can escape the ropes later. This is very vague, but I just remember it being a good, kinda funny book.
Looking for a book I read years ago. I can't really remember what it was about but it was something like a son or grandson retelling the story of his dad or grandpa who designed the nuke or something? Since every time she wears it good things happen. The strike up a Summer romance. And since I never finished the book, due to my sister snagging it, I have no idea how it ends. Looking for short story, supposedly an English class book about a young boy who travels on a bus then meets a punk looking girl in a bar waiting for the bus to be fixed so he can travel home.
I'm looking for a sci fi series I read as a kid. The main character is an enhanced super soldier who's turned against his compatriots, but his enhanced abilities are only activated by proximity to his former comrades. Looking for a book about 2 boys who travel through history as famous historical figures. Lincoln and Grant, Marc Antony and Cesar. I remember the book being sort of old looking with a green hard cover.
I want to say it was written in the 50s or 60s but can't be sure. The title had something to do with Lost, Forgotten, or Time but not sure about that either. I've come across the typical Land that Time Forgot but that is not it. It was children stuck in this other world and I think they arrived by some sort of door through the brush.
Thank you!! Looking for a book where a young boy climbs a waterfall and then he makes friends with a young girl. After many years he climbs the waterfall to win her hands. I read a story once, the catlike woman whose tribe fed on dreams was kept by a worker on a mine planet. Her kind was forbidden, the dream feed caused eventual death but was pleasant to both in the dreary world.
Have been trying to find that short story for almost 40 years now. Sound familiar to anyone? I want to read it again. Looking for an old Penguin book about some half-dozen historical social reforms in Britain. Each chapter was about some social ill that was finally ended or mitigated. Three I dimly recall are the abolition of man-traps to catch poachers, some safety improvements in large sailing ships, The title was something along the lines of "They'll never fix this one".
I think it's A Spring to Remember. Childrens book with many stories that were illustrated one was about poor man who meets a witch and she gives him a horse who she says he can't feed he gets rich off the horse and one day feeds him the horse turns into a man and spares him for the crumb he gave him but burns his house down and takes his riches the witch comes back and turns the man into a horse.
Looking for a book my mom 88 read as a child. True storyThe story was about a young boy who was lost in the woods of Maine. He fell a lot as he was trying to find his way out. He was cold at night. His shoes wore out and so he was barefoot. He walked through creeks and froze his toes. He ate berries to survive He prayed a lot. He finally came to a lake, he had fallen and could not get up.
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He felt someone pick him up He saw a light across the lake and wanted to swim towards it. He was so exhausted he could not and again he felt someone helping him Anyone have any clue as to what the title of this book is??? He even gets someone to deliver his newspaper to his bedroom lol. He is in the music industry, possibly a jingle writer and he plays the piano and taught his daughter.
The author may have an Irish sounding name? Please help me find it again! I am looking for a book my boyfriend read 4 years ago. The book is written in the first person, published before The protagonist is an American professor visiting England and begins on his journey back to the airport in a taxi. All the other tenants in the guesthouse are strange with their own stories to tell. You, as the reader, are lead to believe the other guests are either entirely mad or dead.
The protagonist spends a good portion of the middle of the book trying to distance himself from other guests to find signal on his phone but can't to call his girlfriend. At the end of the book it's heavily hinted that the protagonist actually died in a plane crash and has been dead the whole time.
The book was billed as a thriller but had rather humourous moments if you like dark humour. The author of the book seemed to be English and possibly had a double barrelled surname. The cover may have been yellow on the hardback edition. I am looking for a children't book I used to read as a child.
It was a short read about a young girl who wanted to purchase a black stallion but couldn't afford it. So she ended up purchasing a beat up old black horse instead. Essentially, this book is the ugly duckling book about a horse. It would have been published prior to the early 's. That is when I remember reading it. Hi everyone, I'm looking for a book that is about a Havard student.
When he passed away, his friends came to his funeral and they decided to have a speical sign for their children. His son grew up and he got the help from his father's friends to take revenge for him. Please let me know if you know any information about this book. Thank you so much. I appreciate it. He then set out to find his family along the way he comes across a man and a women in a house and he uses the words full of spunk to describe her. He also uses a bike mask to be protected from the air. And he has a picture of his daughter in his pocket.
Along the way they come accross a hospital where a nurse and a child have been hiding in an X-ray room where they were protected from radiation. The kid was wheeled around in a wheel barrow I do believe. Looking for a book about a girl who lives in california who is goth but carries around a doll and falls in love with a surfer who works at a juice bar and her mom and boyfriend send her to her father on NY an she meets her half siblings.
The cover is pink and yellow-orange stripes with a combat boot and a doll. One is about a man who proposes to his girlfriend with a green ring, next to a dock or some water, and a sea monster like pops out and steals the ring. The man jumps in after it. He eventually gets it back and returns. He gives the ring to his girlfriend and she says she'd like it better if it was blue or some other color. Might be called Suburbia? Looking for a book from the s I think, about a girl whose teacher stays with her while her parents are away.
I don't remember much except she had a party and the teacher made a "cake" with tuna in the middle of a loaf of bread and frosted it with cream cheese. I know it's odd but that's the main thing I remember to this day lol.
Underground cult uses magic to overthrow system and a leader eventually achieves lifetime ambition of disappearing into a diamond. Published prior to One leader eventually disappears when not a diamond using magic. In looking for a book i read to teens. It's about a young girl camp counselor that took misfit teens camping. They had a volunteer grandma with them. Along the bike they encountered a group of motorcycle guys that followed them and caused trouble. If I remember right, it's categorized as a Young Adult book. It's about this girl and boy who I think they used to date, but for some reason they split and part their own ways, but they keep writing letters to each other that's how the book is narrated; with the letters i can't remember but i think the girl stops writing and the guy is struggling to keep up with growing up and becoming a responsible adult.
I think the girl goes of to college and finds someone else. I am looking for a play theather play that I watched many years ago. It is about two boys raised by their parents in very different ways. Like a psychological experiment. The parents or one of them is a psychologist. One is raised in the attic, locked and isolated. And the other is raised freely, regularly registered at the school. I am looking for an illustrated children's book I read 30 years back. The publisher was "Treasure Press". The title had the words "The Golden Monkey" I forget whether it was Legend of the Golden Monkey or Tales of the golden monkey or legend of the golden monkey.
Any clues? I am looking for a book that i used to read when i was very young. A male assasin partners up with a female assasin and they start to save people instead. One novel involved an Eastern European police officer who the mob killed and sold the young ballet dancing daughter into sex slavery for revenge and fear to the village. The daughter ends up being trafficked to Las Vegas and main characters save her. I am looking for a book from the 90's. It was a young adult book.
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There's a girl who loses her virginity to the town bad boy then runs away. She hitchhikes to California and works as a waitress or maybe in a resort. She meets a guy and they fall in love. She finds out she can't have kids because of some STD the bad boy gave her. In the end she uses a payphone to call her mother. The cover had a backpack, postcards, and a red bra in sand on it. I am looking for an anthology of sci-fi short stories. One story I remember is about a girl who rides her bike beyond her block and discovers a gas station. Later she can't find it. It turns out the town is just an elaborate facade.
Her parents aren't her parents. Something dealing with a pumpkin shows a glitch in the false reality. Looking for a girl born given to her sister. Has two ballerina outfits on it and a person hugging the girl. Am looking for a children's book I read in the s. Great aunt Jane was going to the airport and had a flat tyre. I remember the phrase "as flat as a pancake". Hi im looking for a book who had the drawing of a crocodile on front on the french version anyway I think it was an american teen novel but with mystery and murder. Two bad? A tree house where a kid witnessed a murder, a cleaning lady.
Its all a big blur i tking i read it in bit it might be older. Hello, I am looking for a children's picture book about a boy who was trying to find a friend. He tried to make a friend out of a tumbleweed, and out of a cactus. Finally he rode across a rainbow, and at the end found a friend. This was from the late 70's, early 80's. Thanks for the help! Christine Amaryllis. The main character gains abilities from small figures that he found, all i can remember is that one of the figures was a necromancer. It was only one novel not part of a series of novels. Looking for a children's book about two sisters who are at the beach when the beach is evacuated but they are left stranded.
An old woman who lives at the beach beckons them to come out of the oncoming storm. Hi, my son is trying to find a book he read about 5 years ago but cannot remember the name or the author. It's about game hunters in Africa that get stopped by 2 children. Not much to go on I appreciate this but it is worth a shot. Thanks Gaz. Cutbytheshell22 If you're still looking for the crow book it might be Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce. Gypsiegately The book you're looking for is Haunted by Meg Cabot.
It's the 5th book in the mediator series. I used to love it and really want to find it so my kids can read it. I'm looking for book that is a series. It was about a girl who is human AMD half sky spirit. She meets a boy who turns in a loupe which is the french word for wolf. I cant remember the name of the 1st book but I remember that if the wolf gets touched by sun or transforms during the day he stays that way forever. Help I loved the series. I was reading it when I was in middle school. I cant remember the name of a childhood book I've read!
It has a girl character that never wanted to bathe and she was so dirty, flowers began growing out of her skin. I'm looking for a book I read from the older young adult section when I was in elementary school. For some reason, white tennis shoes seem really relevant to this book. Trying to find a book about a boy set in a medieval time period who finds out he has illegal powers where he can control an invisible force.
He leaves his home on a journey to find his traitorous brother who is like the advisor to the king. The brother is also an illegal mage who tries to kill the king but the boy saves the king. I'm trying to remember a romance book I read about 7 years ago or so. It takes place in the modern day, and went back and forth for main characters by a vampire and a human woman who was a vet.
She had a birthmark that when the vampire saw it know she was his soul mate but only saw it after he attacked her when he needed blood. She also had a power to heal at will but tried to keep it hidden except for one time she healed a dog who was going to die. Later in the story she met other vampires with their mates who also had the same birthmark as her and they each had different powers too.
He ended up at a small cottage on the ocean. Swam a lot, layed in the sun a lot, and began to heal. At some point he began to keep some special kind of bees. Any thought on the name? I read a book in that was about an elderly man who took his money out of the bank - bought a car perhaps a Cadillac and drive off. It was quite amusing. I would love to know the name of the book. Thank you. One day the boy was driving the car down a country road and he either hit a little girl on her bicycle or swerved to miss her. The boy ended up on crutches and the grandpa was not seriously injured, but I think the little girl was.
The grandfather claimed it had been him who was driving the truck, and he was arrested for reckless driving or something like that. The rest of the book revolves around the main character, the grandson, struggling to decide whether to tell the truth that he was the one driving or let his grandfather take the fall for him. I remember some minor details such as the main character begins dating a popular girl named Maxine, Justine, or Georgina, something like that. I also know there was a certain country song that was playing when the car accident happened and the main character hears it on the radio several times throughout the book.
I remember that his dad has been a firefighter and was killed trying to save a little boy who had fallen from the ice. I have spent years trying to Google the name of the book based off details I remember, but have come up with nothing. If anyone recognizes the book, please let me know.
There's a book I remeber reading in the beginning of highschool. It was about a vampire that had bitten this boy? Anyways the plot I remember is that he resists biting someone and its a really big struggle. There's a specific scene I really remember it's when the family is cooking a steak dinner. He asks for his steak rare and his older brother is grossed out.
I remember it ending on an ambiguous ending, where he shuts himself in his room. He struggling a lot and I'm pretty sure he was getting weaker and weaker as he wouldn't drink human blood. The cover was black and had a yellow smile face, I think there was fangs and it had blood on the fangs. Please help? I read a book a long time ago in middle school and a very important theme was the main girl wears purple lipstick and always blotches them on a napkin.
She and this girl have been competing for ever and I think at some point the main girl figures out her boyfriend was cheating with the other girl. So the boyfriend ends up dead with a purple lipstick mark on his cheek and everyone thinks it's the main girl. She fights to prove she's innocent and shows the other girl was keeping her purple lipstick blotches napkins in a drawer and convinced people she used the napkin to frame her. The other girl ends up in a psych ward, main girl ends up with her male best friend and confesses she truly did murder her boyfriend and framed the other girl.
In the 's or early 's I read a book about a teenage girl who lives with her single mother and younger sister. Both the mother and sister seems to look to the teenage girl to take care of them emotionally. The teenage girl meets a boy and develops a relationship while the younger sister is promiscuous and ends up pregnant. The younger sister lies about how far along she is so a nice boy thinks it's his and married her. The younger sister husband leaves after discovering baby isnt his, younger sister baby is removed and they expect teenage girl to fix it for them.
Girl decides to leave for art school and let her family and her clingy boyfriend to care for themselves. Anyone remember this book? Its driving me crazy trying to remember the name of the book and the character names. They try to go into the city by jumping onto a train and they end up finding they need to get her on a boat to get home, so they have to either swim across a ocean or pay to cross the bridge. There is also this beast who I believe left his master, he ends up fighting an alligator and winning, but just barely, after he accepts death.
I can't remember the name of the book I read about a girl in a dystopian world may have had a mother and Brother die in very beginning, don't remember but she comes across a group of men and to protect her from a severe rape and possible death, one of the men "gently" rapes her and she either escapes or the men just leave since they successfully got her; and she ends up pregnant and has a baby girl. Years later she is living in a cave society and ends up meeting the father of her daughter and learns h e had done what he did to try and save her from worse, and they end up falling in love, though there is more to the actual book story.
The book was the first in a series. I cant remember the name of this book I read. Its about a girl who is in art school, her dean tells her shes failing. She goes to look for this like retired artist who could mentor her. Hes an alcoholic. He lives with this younger guy whos like a bad boy. And the mentor had been in a relationship with her mom before her mom died and she found letters in the mentors house.
I think the girl had a really unique name and went by a shorter version. I think she had drawn the bad boy the first time she met him and he kept that drawing. They I think started like dating and she got jealous of some girl who I think was his step mom or sister or something. Looking for a young adult book I read around It had 2 plots, one that took place during the present day and another during an s type time period.
It was a conservative rural family and the baby conceived out of wedlock - so consequences from the abusive father were dire and the stakes were high. In the end the older sister ended up having the baby but it died and she put it in the river. Im searching for a book about this little boy who gets abducted while waiting for his mom. This female detective moves into town and tries to find him. She finds a dairy of maybe the abductor and in it the person describes how they watched a grown police man throw up at the sight of the dead body.
So its also about a group of people who have been killing since they were kids. Looking for a book about a women whom travels into a new neighborhood that is run by a mafia. She has caught the eye of the mafia boss and he protects her sometimes when he see her. IN this book, I believe they have powers in the mafia that allows the mafia gang to shadow creep into places that normal people can not.
I'm searching for two books. The first is a book about a group of college women and their lives after graduation. Not a movie. May have Club in the title. May be by Jeanne Dixon. Looking for a book that the cover is a theme of purple and butterflies. The boy spends his whole life trying to get her out and succeeds in the end. Looking for the title of a novel about a black funeral home director who must find a wife. The wife he is advised to choose should be submissive, dark-skinned, the perfect color, in order to carry on the tradition as his father did.
I believe that the story is set in the late 19th or early 20th C. Would love to find this book--thanks! Plot was angel torn between Heaven and Hell, not feeling worthy Monks take bad men to a monastery and basically torture them? In it, an angel fell to earth from his cloud and landed on earth, in a big city. He explored a department store, and was taken home by an old woman who gave him a bath.
It was regularly read aloud by Captain Kangaroo, on his TV show. I am looking for a book that I believe is only a picture book or at least very few sentences, about two gorilla families.
The illustrations are marvelous but also contain some weird elements like trees turning into light poles, bowler hat clouds etc. From what I remember the main characters are two child gorillas from very different households one being rich and distant parents, the other being poor but very loving parents. They meet at a park and play together. Looking for adult book about characters Blue and Pink in kids book. Spider weaving web on porch. Old woman fies. Settling estate. I'm looking for a book that was about this boy with his father not having a good relationship his father is a doctor I believe and is rich.
The father has a bodyguard and the son I believe has is taking summer classes due to his father. They own a house near the beach and the boy plans a party with his group of friends not knowing that the word of having a party started to go around like wildfire. Then later on in the book he and his girlfriend and guy friend go on an airplane trip to France to find more about his father or the bodyguard secret. When they arrive there the main character the guy goes into a car dealership he tries to get a car but fails after being a minor in France.
Even though in America he isn't a minor. They then bribe the worker to file fake documents in order to get a car. They go to this hotel near a beach that you can go to fully nude at the beach But it appears that they are being followed by somebody. The main character tries to get more information about the one specific man. Says who are you looking for and the main character lies that he was eager to find his dad after years of trying to find him. Looking for a second chance mc romance about a female realtor who gets beaten up by a potential client.
She then runs into her biker ex and his club , she knows his club, at a wings restaurant on bike night. This is a very remote chance and I dont have a lot of info but Im looking for the names of a trilogy written about a girl growing up in a religious school and coming to grips with her catholism??? Have a feeling the names of the books were something to do with the seasons but could be wrong. Looking for a book about a teenage girl who if I remember correctly was called either Deliah or Delilah. She had an older brother who ran away from home due to her finding out he had a drug addiction.
Her best friend was this Indian girl who ended up sleeping with her boyfriend Adam, the son of a police officer. Her mother was a clown and the book was within a series all focusing on Delilah and her brother. The first book ended with her brother calling her to tell her that he was alive. Please help, have been searching for literally years x. I'm looking for a book about a motorcycle president and a woman hiding her past. She was raised in a group home that her father sold her to when she was a very young child after her moms death.
The group home is abusive and the heroine protects the younger children. The lady running the home beats the heroine or locks her in the dark basement for says. A young girl shows up with no memory and the heroine protects her. The woman that runs the home son attacked the young girl and the heroine attached him and together they ran. Now the heroines friend was on the way to work and was kidnapped. The heroine is looking for her at a strip club where she heard she might be.
Bikers show up at the motel room of heroine saying the president of the club wants to talk to her. She says fine she will dress and follow them. They grab her and she tells them she doesn't like to be touched. They don't listen and she kicks their booty.
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She paints rufus on Mc clubhouse wall. Her list uncle comes back and sees it. He knows his sister always had rufus. Heroine is also interloped with the homeless vets. It had copies published in Cortez Colorado by Beaver publishing in I have befriended the author, and would like to read futher adventures of his horse trading days.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am searching for a book that I think was called "The Promise". It is about reincarnation with an actress and writer discovering they had lived and loved in another lifetime. Others from this past life have also been reincarnated and are now closely involved in their current lives as well. I don't recall all details, but seem to remember the actress's mother in the past interfering in her life and manipulates people and events until she ultimately and accidentally kills her daughter I read this book back in the 70's, so it is rather old.
I can't remember the title or author. I read this book back in the 90s. The book is about an English woman who inherits a mansion but only if she goes on a quest to return a dragon egg within 1 years time. The woman was a teacher in London. When she leaves on the quest, she takes a street-wise London boy with her. The egg is from the union of a dragon and human woman and is watched over and accompanied by an oriental unicorn creature.
I think it was called a Ki-lin or Ky-rin maybe Qylin, not sure. The creature starts off as a small statue and he can shrink to tiny size or grow to the size of a horse. And he never harms anything, not even a blade of grass. At the end of the book, the woman returns home to open an orphanage.
When the egg hatches, there are twins inside. A perfect little dragon and a human baby. My friend thinks there might be a fox in the story also. I'm searching for a book that I was assigned to read for a college class in or It probably fits under the category of Intermediate Reader or possibly YA.
Definitely historical fiction. It's the best book I've ever read, so I can't believe I don't remember the author or even the title. The story is set during the time when white people are leary of their Japanese neighbors. The story centers around a girl and her family who have a farm I think on one of the San Juan Islands. Relatives come to stay with the girl's family and she is not happy about it because the female cousin is spoiled and tries to get her in trouble.
The girl likes to go out sailing in her sailboat. One night she is out in her sailboat with her friend and it is foggy and they hear another boat nearby and they hear voices and the sound of a body being thrown overboard. When the boat leaves, the girl and her friend retrieve the body from the water and bring it back to shore. The body turns out to be a Japanese man and they hide him and nurse him back to health. The would-be murderers of the Japanese man discover that he is still alive and chase the girl and her friend and cousin and the Japanese man across Puget Sound in their sailboats to Friday Harbor.
It is an intense chase. Wish I could remember more of the book. Does anyone know the title of the book I'm thinking of? They get him on board and the chief engineer poisons him and takes money. The characters are, Lt. Commander Cordeau, Lt. Beech, Zola the stoker can't remember any more!! The rogue engineer shoots Cordeau and takes Beech prisoner and then lets him go as he has run out of bullets.
I think the book was called "Dead Mans Chest". Thanks in advance John. I can't for the life of me remember the rest of the book or what it is called! Can anyone see if they know! I am looking for a novel about a girl whose tree in her back yard has a world within where her parent go and get balloons of life that keep them young. Cover I believe depicted a tree and red ballon of some sort.
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It was about a female inmate who was in a horse training program. I think a guy adopted the horse she was working with, but I remember she ended up going to his house to help train the horse. His child had special needs. And of course like all good books they fell in love in end. Horses name was something like Wildfire Its about some boys and a girl all working as detectives with sherlock holmes. There at a circus and some people perform tricks in code. I want to learn the tricks but i dont know the book. Any ideas? I am looking for a book that I read in 5th grade. I am pretty sure the title was something like The Family.
It was essentially about a family with 5 or 6 children, mostly boys, and their antics. This book was stuck in my mind because one of the sons dies after riding his bike down a hill and then crashing into the side of a car at the bottom. There was also another kid that really like to eat butter and was caught eating a whole stick of it and later got sent to the hospital with a really high fever, like The family's first Easter after the son's death was really hard. The end of the book had the family go to Thanksgiving with their famous pudding and as they are about to leave the car one of the younger boys accidentally stepped in it and the mom was devastated that the pudding was ruined but the dad was like no it's fine the shoe was clean we don't need to tell anyone.
When dessert came around the parents were told that the pudding tasted better than ever so the mom and dad went to the kitchen to laugh really hard, the first time that they had laughed so hard since their son had died. This book is about a girl who met a guy while on vacation and decided to go back with him to his country and meet his family They first met with his brother who didn't seem to fond of her. A novel about a confused woman she sees shadows in a mirror, and she loses time. They are chased and watched and end up in an alternate universe where there is a backwards ticking clock.
A countdown of some sort that she has on her to accomplish a task. The driver can help, but it diminishes his life immensely to do this and she feels as though she has done this before. Can anyone help? Book is about a boy whose father was murdered in his childhood by a thief, he waits all his life with a knife to avenge his father's death. The boy later grows up to be teacher in his own village and finds out that his favourite students father was the murderer of his father.
At first he plans to seek revenge but after seeing his health condition he leaves him to his fate. Book about a boy whose family moves into a new house; he rides a bike to school I remember reading that he had to remember to go in a different direction than usual to get to his new house, otherwise he would've been at his old one. I thought it could've been Time For Andrew, but it wasn't; there was no aunt in this book.
YA paperback, read before Book about a guy, bitten by a snake, wakes to find humanity gone. All the people in town think they are crazy too. The mother has a miscarriage and stays locked up in her room, and the brother is a drunk who Runs over his younger brothers cat, clementine. The older brother then crashes the car and lights it on fire with himself in it. At the end of the book the little brother decided to kill the rest of his family. The book was about a young black man. His parents are killed in a car accident or a train hit them unsure.
He is found in a pig pen at some point, is taken in to foster care, and endures racism throughout his time as a foster child. He is locked in a shed for sometime and manages to escape. He sleeps outside a few times and carries a picture of his mother in his bag. It may have taken place in or near Mississippi because it had a jazz influence. Looking for the name of a romance book where the heroine is daughter of a demon lord and she kills him at end of first book for her love and is taken to hell to rule to save her unborn child.
This book starts out with a woman, her husband, and twins moving into a new neighborhood I believe around the late s earlys. They also learn that they all like to read. This begins a lifelong friendship and monthly book club. They are there for each other over the years as they face the challenges of raising their children, keeping their marriages together, supporting friends through divorce and ultimately through cancer. I believe the cover had a picture of a woman floating in a pool in an inertude with a big floppy hat and a drink.
I'm looking for a book by the name of yellow shoes. It's about a person that work in one of London airport. It was large and thin. The one I had was hardcover with a removable paper cover. It was a collection of short scary stories that had unique artwork. It was painting and ink that used mostly blacks, grey, blues and red and white, maybe some skin tones.
There was a lot of splatters for either blood or stars. She starts to fall fo her boy best friend and she invites him to a gala or a dance and she has a terrible time while he has a good one? After that they sit on her roof top and talk and he leaves her up there hanging. I think they even dated for a while then broke up and stayed as friends. She wrote him letters I think? The cover had a light blue background with a bright yellow candy heart broken with the title. I really liked the book! A group of girls i think 4 plan to murder a boy that they hate for personal reasons.
They plan the murder with great precision so that they murder is not traced back to them and no one except the 4 of them knew about this plan. But before they can commit the murder themselves, the boy is killed in the exact same method that they planned, by someone else. I'm looking for a children's book 4th, 5th grade where the main character is a boy who lives in a room in a hotel that his father manages. The curse went along the lines of "when this lump of peat burns away, the child will die and go to clay". There were other stories as well like the one about an australian aboriginal medicine man warning a construction crew against building a road through a cursed thicket of trees, of course tragedy strikes and the road is built around the trees in the end, also one about a tree in africa that was known to the locals to strangle anyone who wandered to close at night.
Another with a mummified cat being taken from a tomb only for its spirit to escape its binds through a hole in its throat shocking the collector that brought it along. Another with a boy somewhere in england disappearing seemingly into thin air atop a hill when he was going to milk the cows or something, but his parents and the locals could hear his disembodied voice crying out for help over the following weeks until finally it fades away entirely.
There were also 2 stories about ufo's that i can remember involving one plane being slammed into the ground by what seemed like an invisible hand, and another where some airmen keeping watch over a plane graveyard when the ufo appears and one of them decides to hop into a still functional ww2 plane to chase it only to nearly "ram himself up its tailpipe" when it suddenly stops. It even had a variation of the girl with the ribbon around her neck that involved an artist who couldn't get enough of painting her portrait.
The cover of the book was a mix of red and purple color with illustrations of at least 3 of these stories, ribbon girl, medicine, and mummy cat in a sort of collage. I forgot if it involved the term "ghost stories" or "spine chilling" or anything of the sort, there were at least 10 stories that i can remember but i'm pretty sure there were 13 altogether. It was a really fun read and my copy was so old it ended up deteriorating almost completely and my mother apparently threw it out.
I'm looking for the title of a Teen Romance Nook book. It's about a girl that was abused by her birth mother, but was adopted by a doctor and his wife when she was in the hospital due to abuse. She goes to college and meets a boy. The guy comes back to his dorm room and his roommate also has a sock on his door so he goes up to the roof as well. That's how they meet and then they fall in love. I am looking for a romance book that potrays a couple that have a doughter 14 or 15 years old and i think the husband was a lawyer and the wife a teacher.
The husband lost by his choice a case and the wife was upset for that, so he ecided to leave the wife an child and goes to visit his ex girlfriend, wich is an artist. I read this book at but i can't remember the title or the author. Pleas can anyone help me because this is driving me insane and i have spent more than a month trying to find it. I am looking for a childrens book that was read to me in the 80s.
It contained a bunch of stories, but my favorite was called something like 'the naughty moon'. It was about a moon that would sneak into the sky during the day. I'm looking for a book that has a girl floating upside down on the cover. Looking for a Halloween children's book with a witch in a green mask and maybe a skeleton on the front cover. This is so far fetched, but hopefully someone knows what I'm talking about. There is a group of kids in the middle of nowhere and they have to fend for themselves.
The main character is a boy and he has two friends: a girl and a boy. I'm pretty sure him and the girl had something going on Anyways, I remember there was a part where they went underground and there was this giant worm or snake or something that was living underground. That's all I remember.
That's it. Searching for a chapter book I used to read as a young girl in elementary school. I would say anywhere between the years of I vaguely remember the cover of the book picturing a young blonde girl in the foreground, holding a book or notebook of some sort. If I recall correctly she had about shoulder length hair with bangs and a headband on. On the cover it looks as though she is in the woods and she is begrudgingly looking back at what looks like a wooden clubhouse. In this clubhouse I believe can't remember if this is what was actually on the cover or just my imagination there are two girls looking out the window at her.
One I think is African-American and the other is a red head. I think the story revolves around the blonde girl and her connection to the clubhouse. I believe her grandfather built it and she used to have tea parties in there and basically go there as her escape from the rest of the world. I also vaguely remember something about a key?
Thanks in advanced if you have any info pertaining to this long, lost book! A book about a teenage boy who doesn't want to go away for Summer camp so hides out in his basement instead. His long lost sister drug addicted runaway suddenly turns up in his basement, which is where she has been seeking refuge. YA novel, possibly Italian author. The plot is that a retired Librarian, still owning books, saves the world when the computer networks go down for good. A book for teenagers called Jamie.
Jamie met a mixed race girl called Sharon, there was romantic interest, Jamie cut his hand on glass and it never worked as well afterwards. Jamie got jumped by two lads, one called Al, the two boys set fire to Jamie's hair. Young children's book about a girl who goes to visit someone and there's a tapestry on the wall with a girl.
She goes into the tapestry and has an adventure. I'm really sorry but this is literally all I can remember about it! It's not the boy and the lion on the wall but kind of similar. More juvenile though. I think probably from the early s. Part of a series I think, no author that I can remember and unsure of the publishing house. So very helpful of me! There was some dangerous older characters they would come across that were up to no good, one was a thief and a murderer.
So when the kids discover his crime, he chases them through the tunnels, as they try to get away and find help. One girl was weaker, had some sort of health issues, and there was a boy who was her protector. I took this hardcover book out of my school library in , but it seemed like an older book that had been around for awhile. There were a few small black illustrations mixed in with the text.
A 2nd book was about a little witch who was best friends with a mermaid, she lived in a world that was separate from "the real world" of a little human girl. I believe the witch lived in a cave that had a water pool, so the mermaid could pop up to visit. The little girl considered the witch her friend, but there was some sort of separation between them, such as the girl could read about what was happening daily in the witch's life, but could not travel to that world.
There were a few small black illustrations mixed in with the text, the drawings of the witch and mermaid was very simple round faces, dot eyes. This was a hardcover book that I read in , but I'm guessing it was published in the 60's or early 70's. When I was a kid, I had a book of funny poems that I absolutely loved.
I have no info on the book but remember that my favorite poem started: "When mom and dad had company, and left me all alone, I spoke to people everywhere, on the telephone. I spoke to guys in Tennessee and some in Newfoundland, and some who spoke in languages, I didn't understand Does aaaaanyone happen to recognize it and know the details of book name and author?? Google has not helped at all. I think my kiddo would get a kick out of the poems. At the end of the first book he took her back to her home to live a normal life.
Letter to 5 wives. I'm looking for a fiction football book about a young gypsy lad who the coach of a local team wants in his side. I remember the boy had no boots and I think his name was Georgie. Her Dad went out on a hunt and ended up being killed by a beast. She went to avenge her father and successfully did so by slaying the beast.
But to her surprise there was beast cub and she decided to care for it for it was now too an orphan. Any idea what this book is called? During the second World War women were allowed to take on the role of tellers in various banks and some were so good at it that they remained in place after the men returned from the services. The fictional Great Southern Bank has branches not only in South Australia but in most of the eastern states. It's Managers and tellers have been moved around from city to country and vice versa and many are fiercely loyal to the bank.
Like many of its competitors the GSB has been looking for that investment that will give it "the edge" and, as a result, now has a problem that, so far, only its Board is aware of. A beautifully written, quite complex, story which starts with a murder when the General Manager, Staff, is literally booted down the grand marble staircase and dies as a consequence. And within days there is a second murder. A highly recommended read.
My rating : 4.
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Can anyone stop the serial killer before more women are murdered? London, Whitechapel is full of the noise of August Bank Holiday celebrations. Everyone is in high spirits until a woman — Martha Turner — is discovered brutally murdered. Her friend, Esther, a lowly seamstress turned female sleuth, is determined to find the killer.
A young police officer, Jack Enright, takes the lead on the case, and he and Esther soon embark on a professional — and personal — relationship. When another murder is committed and whispers of a slasher calling himself Jack the Ripper start flowing through the London streets, the search becomes even more desperate. Can they find the murderer before he kills again? Will anyone listen to their suspicions? Or will this dark presence continue to haunt Whitechapel…? My Take This story offers an alternative solution to the question of the identity of Jack the Ripper. Prostitutes are being murdered and their ravaged bodies left on the streets of London.
The timeline of the events in the novel follows the records we have , although the solution takes place in the months after the last death. It is set against the background of a budding romance between a young police detective and a seamstress. According to Amazon, this is the first of a series of 8 novels, a new detective partnership. My rating: 4. After obtaining a Law degree he became a career-long criminal law practitioner and academic, emigrating in to Australia, where he still lives.
Combining his two great loves of History and the English language he began writing historical novels as an escape from the realities of life in the criminal law, but did not begin to publish them until close to fulltime retirement, when digital publishing offered a viable alternative to literary agencies, print publishers and rejection slips. Now blessed with all the time in the world, his former hobby has become a fulltime occupation as he enjoys life in rural New South Wales with his wife, sons and grandchildren to keep him firmly grounded in the reality of the contemporary world.
Labels: Aussie author challenge , British Reading Challenge , Historical Reading Challenge , book review , David Field , e-book challenge , kindle , new to me authors , new to me authors Labels: British Reading Challenge , book review , library book , Martin Edwards , short stories. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still coming to terms with the loss of so many of its sons when the brutal murder of a young girl shatters its hard-won tranquility.
Myrtle Bligh is found stabbed, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove. During the war Myrtle volunteered as a nurse, working at the nearby big house, Tarnhey Court. When two more women are found murdered, Inspector Albert Lincoln is sent up from London. Albert begins to investigate, and the Cartwright family of Tarnhey Court and their staff fall under suspicion. With rumours of a ghostly soldier, the village is thrown into a state of panic - and with the killer still on the loose, who will be next?
My Take A murder mystery set in the aftermath of World War One, in a village very much mourning it's dead. Among the victims is a nurse volunteer and a local gossip who runs a tea shop. They are lured to their deaths by malicious notes and are murdered in a local wood. The story is told from the point of view mainly of Flora Winsome, also a nurse volunteer and the daughter of one of the local doctors.
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