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Fallin 4 The Bad Guy

Dominique Thomas - 2018
    She looked at him. The man that had taken her heart and her freedom and she smiled. “My World.” For Emory life was good. He’d been able to leave the drug game behind and make a name for himself. One that would make his parents proud. One phone call changed his life and in an instant he was back to his old ways. Only it was a different game. Neveah lived a good life. She had all of the things that a woman could want but something was missing. After being betrayed by someone near and dear to her heart she finds herself even more lost. When she's taken away from everything she's ever known she finds herself genuinely happy for the first time in her life. But that happiness doesn't come easy and Neveah questions if its even real because she's falling for the same person that abducted her. This is a two part series.

The Scarlet Ibis: Poems

Susan Hahn - 2007
    The resonance of this image grows through each section of the book as Hahn skillfully employs theme and variation, counterpoint and mirroring techniques. The ibis first appears as part of an illusion, the disappearing object in a magician’s trick, which then evokes the greatest disappearing act of all—death—where there are no tricks to bring about a reappearance. The rich complexity multiplies as the second section focuses on a disappearing lady and a dramatic final section brings together the bird and the lady in their common plight—both caged by their mortality, their assigned time and role.  All of the illusions fall away during this brilliant denouement as the two voices share a dialogue on the power of metaphor as the very essence of poetry. bird trick iv It’s all about disappearance. About a bird in a cagewith a mirror, a simple twiston the handle at the sidethat makes it come and go at the magician’s insistence. It’s all about innocence.It’s all about acceptance.It’s all about compliance.It’s all about deference.It’s all about silence. It’s all about disappearance.

Forever and Always His

RiceLover - 2014
    Riley has promised Everett that no matter what, she will be his forever. So after Everett's mother dies in a car accident, why does Everett shut Riley down? Because Everett believes that Riley is the reason why his mother is dead.

Articles on Enid Blyton Series, Including: The Famous Five (Series), the Secret Seven, Malory Towers, the Faraway Tree, St. Clare's (Series), the Five Find-Outers, the Adventure Series, the Wishing Chair (Series), the Circus Series

Hephaestus Books - 2011
    Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Hephaestus Books continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge. This particular book is a collaboration focused on Enid Blyton series.

4 Ever Down With Him

Tay Mo'Nae - 2017
    Noni's a good girl who wants more from Nike than he's willing to offer, so after graduation she runs to Atlanta to start college and get a fresh start from Nike after he's broken her heart not once, but twice. Nike loves her but he just can't seem to get things right so he pushes her out of mind and out of sight. But after 4 years of being gone Noni returns, not only running from an abusive ex but also because she has a secret and she needs Nike help. How will he deal with the bomb Noni drops on him? Will he man up? Or keep her buried in the past?

Ramona and Her Friends: Beezus and Ramona / Ramona and her Mother / Henry and Ribsy / Henry and Beezus

Beverly Cleary - 1980
    This four book set includes: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and her Mother, Henry and Ribsy, and Henry and Beezus.

Darkest Days

N.W. Harris - 2017
    Composed of pure energy, this superior race has attacked the Anunnaki home world and is now setting a course for Earth.The energy-based aliens believe in a system of trial by battle. They seek to push Shane and his friends into the arena with the ones who killed their parents. The results will determine if humans deserve to live, or if they should be made extinct as well. It's up to Shane to keep his friends--and an army of kids who look up to him--alive. They'll be fighting not just for their own lives, but for the fate of the entire human race. Can the enemy of Shane's enemy be his friend, or is this just another species determined to exploit and destroy them?

Keri Karin: Part 2: The Shocking true story continued further

Kat Ward - 2014
     However, as readers of the first two volumes of this series will know, her childhood was hardly the loving, supportive, preparatory period it should have been. Instead of family dinners and piano recitals, there were shattered dishes and abusive parents. Instead of trips to the museum, there were trips to TV studios - to be molested by celebrities. In short, her childhood was nothing short of a nightmare. Should it really be any surprise then, after such a traumatic baptism into life, that her first foray into the adult world was hardly an unmitigated success? From living in squalor to racking up debts, her new-found independence forced her face-to-face with many of life's grim realities. And despite waiting all her life for her freedom, she soon realised that a world without the institutional bars she was so accustomed to was just too much of a jungle. And every jungle has its predators... But what was a girl to do? Regress back to an abusive enslavement? Or continue moving forward in a world that seemed so backward? She needed a friend - and fast. Naturally, her understandable distrust of others didn't make things easy. Not to mention her warped idea of love. In the end though, her determination proved the deciding factor. As far as she was concerned, she'd performed her final "favour", and cried the last of her tears. But just when she thought she'd finally left her demons behind, she found herself at the mercy of unsavoury characters yet again - and this time, without anyone to turn to... DISCLAIMER: This is a true story of child abuse, and as such, reader discretion should be advised. Names have been changed to protect the innocent.

Among the Hidden, Among the Impostors, Among the Betrayed, Among the Barrons, Among the Brave (Shadow Children Series, 1-5)

Margaret Peterson Haddix
    Among the Hidden 2. Among the Impostors 3. Among the Betrayed 4. Among the Barrons 5. Among the Brave

Artemis Fowl (Series)

Frederic P. Miller - 2010
    Artemis Fowl, the main character, is a ruthless and extremely intelligent young (human) criminal whose main goal is the acquisition of money through a variety of often illegal schemes. There are many settings in the series, including Siberia, Chicago, Taiwan, Morocco, France and various places in Ireland. One main setting that has been in all the books is the Lower Elements. The author has described the series as "Die Hard with fairies." There are six novels in the series so far; the first was published in 2001 and the sixth released in the United States on 15 July 2008. A film based on the series is also in development, although most details are unclear. The series has sold over 18 million copies as of June 2008.

Hollywood Bliss - My Life So Far

Chloë Rayban - 2007
    Pitch-perfect and hilarious role-reversal featuring Hollywood Bliss Winterman, daughter of a pop idol - enormously rich, hugely famous and impressively high maintenance

Louise Rennison Collection 12 Books Set Georgia Nicolson (Withering Tights Luuurve And Other Ramblings, Luuurve Is A Many Trousered Thing... , Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers, Stop In The Name And More)

Louise Rennison

The Calf of the November Cloud

Hilary Ruben - 1977

The Bobbsey Twins Series

Laura Lee Hope - 2009

Wide Awake Series Boxset

Shelly Crane - 2014
    Strangers show up and claim to be her parents, but she can't remember them. She can't remember anyone. Not her friends, not even her boyfriend. Even though she can't remember, everyone wants her to just pick up where she left off, but what she learns about the 'old her' makes her start to wish she'd never woken up. Wide Spaces: When Emma and Mason found each other, they knew that life had given them a second chance. But can one night, one second, one misunderstanding change everything? Wide Open: (Can be read as a stand-alone) Milo is trouble. He lives it, breathes it. He embraces anything that numbs and takes his mind somewhere else, a world where his mother is herself and not just a shell, and his brother didn't almost kill her, severing any relationship they had. But more importantly, Milo drowns out the guilt for leaving his mother and not being able to forgive his brother. Maya is trouble. She's done the party scene and has had her fair share of close calls and handcuffs. Not the kinky kind. She has no one but her brother in the whole world left and he's sick with a disease that no medicine can cure. When they meet, a romance that scares them both emerges, but the love you fight for is the love that can mend bridges, heal scars, and open closed hearts. They'll need each other, they'll want each other, they'll have each other. But will it all come too late?