Big inner emotional conflict. Goodbye friends. Drop him off. Uncle has left died? Horse dies. All alone. But wait And you can come back to the stars with us. The emotional intensity of this simplistic and manipulative space saga made me physically ill for days. They become friends despite their differences. The boy helps the angel get better. There is a war going on between earth and heaven. I think the boy or angels name was Ferron.
Does anyone know the Name of this book? Need to find the title of this book. Patron is looking for an old book about 2 children that witness a murder by a blue bearded man. The man says a prayer with the word Temple in it. There was this crazy book I read last year about a girl who had a perfect life.
She was in band, had great grades, and a perfect boyfriend. But her world was turned upside down when she found out she had absorbed her twin in the womb. She realized her twin was completely opposite of her, and would take over her consciousness at night to hook up with the bad boy. Eventually she started leaving notes for the perfect twin to find in the morning. After many other crazy things happen, we find out the character has a heart problem, which she blames on her sister's heart being weak, and she ends up going to the hospital to get a new heart.
Does this help anyone? I'm dying to find this book again. This book was along the lines of something by Judy Blume or Beverly Cleary. About a young boy who started out as a pain but who grew up. I specifically remember him coming home from school to an empty house, practicing his trombone, then having an afterschool snack which was portion controlled because he was pudgy and wanted to lose weight.
I think he had trouble making friends, and that his mom being at work rather than home with him was a new thing. One specific event is when the teen boy is dared to eat a scorpion, and he does, but the scorpion turns out to be an energy bar of sorts, as the scorpion was an illusion. Please help, the only search results are just dog books or Christian books. There is a book and unfortunately many have the same title The Night Before Christmas. Except this one had rich art color and beautiful art work like no other.
It is the one I had when in the late 50's to 60's. It had a hard cover. I've been searching for years for it. I also wanted to get my hands on the Dick and Jane primers but saw the price of those and gave up. The complete 7 or 8 book series with navy blue cloth under the book cover by Jacques Cousteau Sharks, Whales, etc. Awesome collection. A thriller novel about a lady named Marrie who kills two rich men she marries and then gets married to a third men. Meanwhile a cop gets suspicious about her and tries to find the secrets she has been been hiding all along.
He also fears that the woman will try to kill her third husband as well. But the cunning woman manages to kill the cop as well and before he dies, she tells him that her current husband is her childhood love and she would never even dream about doing him any harm let alone kill him. A Warlock's innocent wife and daughter were murdered as witches. He takes revenge by killing those responsible. Revenge killings continue for the next three generations. It was a soft back book.
I'm have been trying to remember a book for about 10 years now. When I was in the 6 grade their was a book I read about a young boy was playing outside then he is sucked up in a storm and is transferred to a different world where he lands in a red barren land and eventually finds trees and food. Basically he is surviving in this new world trying to go back. It's one of those books where your memory even remembers the smell of the library and the book.
Its almost like a kid version of John Carter. Nelsongllrd yahoo. Form their own housecleaning business. One has a child and wants to be an artist; she cleans for an artist. One is quite untidy and lives on a barge. I forget the third woman. Same author also wrote a novel about a woman who is a potter and makes tea sets until convinced to put her big pieces on the market. Looking for a book that is fairly new about 2 millionaire men who are into BDSM and run a company together save a female employee who is being abused by her boyfriend than the three of them have a relationship together and she gets kidnapped and tortured and they save her again than 1 of the men decides he needs to be punished for her getting kidnapped and hires a guy to whip him and rapes him without permission.
Anyone know the author or the name of the books? I think there are 2 or 3 books to this story. Looking for a children's book of a kind raven who finds magical dust and gives it all away to his animal friends. The book was written and beautifully illustrated by the same person, a lady writer I think. It would have come out about years ago.
Anyone out there who'd know it? Filmstar Nicky goes missing. Girlfriend tries to find him. He is writing a screen play. He dies at the end because he falls into an empty swimming pool. I read this book over 10 years ago. It is a historical romance about two sisters who through unfortunate circumstances are shipped to Australia. One sister was convicted of murdering her rapist and the other was considered mad. The story tells of each sister's journey back to each other. I've been searching for what feels like forever.
I thought it was called Under a Southern Sky. The title may be similar. Any input would be appreciated. It had like a blue person on the cover and was all blue hardcover. The story was based in a little bit older times like early England kings and Queens and the characters were likable and interesting as the story goes on the main guy is confronted with basically himself who is an evil version of himself and he chases him into alternate realities.
It was something like spiral or ugh on the tip of my brain but can't remember. This was a book I read as a child, and was a seed in me developing my faith. Talking late 70's, early 80's. It concerned a boy who goes to a Christian youth group. His parents are splitting up. I remember him staying off school, been able to have a bed on the sofa, watch tv and having ice cream because he had a sore throat. The youth leader spoke about our body been like glove, and when you take your hand out of the glove then it's empty, illustrating the soul.
He gave another talk about prayer, holding up a telephone which wasn't connected, this made the kids laugh. The boy went to a safari park with his dad, on one of the days when he was allowed to see him. He tried to run away from home, but then his Dad brought him back and later on he stops his sister from running into the road and getting hit by a car, and this was used as an example of why this was where he was meant to be.
If anyone could provide the name of this book I would be delighted, as it meant so much to me growing up. Boy runs away from home because he is about to turn 18 and his parents want to send him to the death camp where they derange his body. In this town your parents are authorized to let you live or send you away where they take off your body parts and give them to other people who need them.
This boy finds out his parents signed the papers for him to be deranged and he ran away. I remember he had a little sister also. He ran away and found a new born on a front door steps so he took the baby with him and went to a school and hid in the restroom. It was a book that depicted someone's life for real where he, her younger sister and mother had to hide lights n matches then one day police are at the house and discover what they call blue murder. I read the first few books in a series about 10 years ago. It was a bout a young teenager who lived with her grandmother and had visions and could see ghosts.
They had a property helper who was a young man that could talk to animals and see the world through their eyes. He had a companion that I think was a hawk and was a romantic interest of hers.
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One of the books also involved a medieval festival and fencing and another involved a crystal ball. I have 2. First is a detective novel that I remember nothing about except a part in the story where the detective and his partner enter an apartment that's been completely destroyed and a man bursts out of the bathroom i believe , high on something, wearing only his underwear and screaming about "krokodilos!
The second is a children's series I read in elementary probably first or second grade, so ish, the seres is about a dog and I really want to say that he's a basset hound or a beagle, and i have the image in my mind of him wearing a red cap on the front of the book but im trusting 23 year memory here lol, i know he waits for his humans to leave as theyre not part of the story, and he meets his other dog friends at the fence I know there's a poodle involved and I really don't remember what the story lines are, a friend of mine asked about them as she remembers her sand I loving them and she wanted them for her son.
If anyone knows either of these from their very very vague descriptions that would be awesome! I read a book in the 80s about a girl named Abigail who sees a? Of a girl who was hung during witch trials in s. I thought it was called The Presence but I cant find that title anywhere. It was a book about a cat called Daisy written in verse with illustrations. I am looking for a book for my mother. She described it to me as an antique collector receives a tapestry that has some kind of code stitched into the tapestry.
He and another woman, possibly a love interest or an assistant realize that it's some kind of map and that others are trying to track it down. She read this book in a time where she was super into Mary Higgins Clark, J. Robb, Nora Roberts, Iris Johannson, etc. I'm looking for a Golden Book A children's book about a guy who travels through the woods at night when a storm blows up. He seeks refuge in a house and there's a spirit or a monster in the chimney that will come out if he lights a fire there maybe?
The artwork is limited to blue, black, and white only. The title or name of the monster may have the word "bones" in it. A picture book i loved as a child where a dog i think a chocolate lab digs his way to the other side of the world. And the world had magic! I am trying to find a book with protagonist named 'Nat', I guess. Nathaniel or something like that. Maybe he was jew. He hooked up with the hippie wife of his professor. And then years later he comes back maybe he was in hiding, I do not remember to find that the professor and his wife were there no more. But, their daughter was there and she seems to have taken a liking to him.
He remembers having played with her when she was a toddler. I read this a long time ago, and then too, it was an old book. Hope somebody remembers it. I recall the title of the book as 'Sammy the Salmon', as yet I have not come up with an example from that period after searching the Internet. Most if not every page was illustrated along with a couple of lines of story text Sammy's underwater travel meeting various sea creatures etc. Trying to remember the book where i remember part of it, its about a gifted child and they find out by them solving a puzzle by pointing where the piece goes, i believe before they are even able to talk, the older sibling finds out by showing a puzzle piece thats all white and they she?
I'm looking for a children's book about a boy who found an airship when he was riding on his bicycle and explored it. The owner of the ship ended up taking him in an adventure to another world. Would have been published around Trying to find the title of a book I read just last year. I thought it was called Wonderland, by a woman, fiction. It's about a woman's return to tour as a punk singer, her father is an avant guard artist who one time cut a train in half, she has a sister, she has several sexual escapades while on tour.
There's a mesmerizing scene where she sings to an audience who is not paying attention but for one young woman, too young to remember this singer's first flirtation with fame. Trying to find a teen sci fi novel about kids that can control fire with the use of special tech, because of their unique brains. I think it was published in the 90's. It's the first book in a series. I think one of the other books in the series is called changelings. I remember the sound the pyrokinetic ability makes is 'kreee'. That's about it Trying to find a series of books - western fiction for young boys published in the 60s, perhaps into early 70s as well.
I remember that he had a palomino. Can't remember anything more. Ring any bells? Looking for a book, where a boy gets lost and a girl is trying to find him but is unable to. Later, he ends up in her room and asks her to keep him a secret. Soon they both fall in love and the girl's parents get to that there is a boy in their daughter's room. Please help me figure out the book's name.
My grandmother is looking for a book that she said was about a girl named pinky and her black cat. She said it was probably published in the 30s or 40s and that you were able to touch the cat's fur like today's tactile books. They were all centered around different girls and were all horror type stories for teenagers. One included a girl receiving a chain letter that if she didn't repost it, she would die.
She didn't repost it and ended up being killed. Another included a girl that moved from the city to a farmhouse that was haunted the radio would turn on and marbles would roll across the floor. Looking for a book, murder mystery type A girl is found murdered by a river so they are searching for the murderer. She was sexually involved with an older man, I believe he was married and possibly a doctor so he is a suspect There is also heavy drug usage, like party drugs and there was a rave and the drug dealer is also a possible suspect.
The book spills secrets that no one wanted to let to light before finding her body. One chapter involved a stolen picnic basket from the young man's crush at her birthday party, brushing teeth with a twig, living off the land Title may have been Dan's Boy. A series about a girl who lives in a society where once you turn a certain age you transform into a perfect version of you and move to another city, but she chooses not to make the switch.
Book about a war survivor who tells her story , unknowingly, to the daughter of the child she had to give away. Looking for a book written in the mid s about a girl whose mother marries and moves them to the midwest. The girl thinks her stepfather is involved in the murder of a person whose body was found in a grain elevator. Ok so there are three kids who solve clues for this club that their parents were in. One of these three kids is a boy and the others are girls. One of the girls is vegan and the other girl is the main character and is being taken cared by her grandpa who is also part of this club along with other adult club members cuz her parents died in a car accident but in reality this car accident wasnt an accident but done on purpouse?
Looking for a book about a girl who goes with her dad who is a scientist that performs human-animal transplants and she then later finds out she was the first of his experiments when she was a baby. I am looking for a book written in the late 80's early 90's about women playing soccer in New york I believe its called -Kicks, Still kicking or maybe kicking. She lives on the outskirts of town with her parents who are abusive and sometimes helps a man named I think Sand? Build a church in town. Looking for a book from the 50's or 60's.
A thick book about how children celebrate holidays possibly around the world but definitely in the US. I particularly remember a story about a little boy in New Orleans celebrating Mardi Gras. I remember him talking about eating dinner and his aunt putting butter across his whole piece of bread. In one of the books there's an epidemic, and then in another book there's a flooding Last time I saw it in the library it was around Girl was from the country, boy from the town.
I think the boy's name is Danny. This book was read in the s but we are uncertain of publication date. Any clues? Noah I'm looking for a book where there in a small town on a island and people who aren't good enough get sacrificed but really when they get sacrificed they go to a secret part of the island where they grow up learning magic.
I am looking for a book. Where kids learn magic from older wizards they start out and potentate O sex in this cave which has a bunch of left and right turns this kid uses Accra names to get around and there's a crystal in the lunchroom where they have to use magic to get food from it one kid gets a soap bar and progress is to the next level and gets a green tunic and eventually they learn how to fly please tell me I'm not the only 1 that's ever read this book.
She was not at all attracted to him, but felt sorry for him. She much preferred the company of guys her age, college men. Once she went off to college, she had occasion to meet the WWII vet a number of times. As she got to know him better, she realized what a good and decent, kind and thoughtful man he was.
Eventually, he returns to her and proposes. On the cover was a sketch of an old two-story house. The girls name MAY have been Rosemary. Looking for a book about a young american girl who learned french from her french cousin, became a nurse, and during the war ended up parachuting into enemy territory. She had to go through rigid language training, because although she spoke French, they would know she was American. She was given a code for the person at a hotel, but that person never responded with the code, causing great discomfort. I can't remember any names associated with the book.
Something happens to her while she is in the well and she gains supernatural powers. She grows up and uses the powers to get revenge on the people who have wronged her in life. Some scenes are very graphic. She describes some people want to stay in the area as the soil is rich and good for farming. They struggle and were hungry, pushing a cart, had to take stuff off the cart, she is leaving behind her only 2 things she had- a book and a doll or something like that.
It was about a dejected detective trying to solve a case about a Kurds. I think he thought it was the from out of town music teacher side story was a girl falling in love w same susp3ct and wanting to move away w him. Looking for a well illustrated novel about a couple who adopt a stray dog in Europe I think it may be France. Dog had been turned out by original owner and comes. To the couples house in a small village. The dog comments on the guests who came to a cocktail party at his adoptive parents, pointing out how certain guest smell.
The dog steals meat from the local butcher, etc. I think the book was written somewhere between and or so. Illustrations were good and comical. I let someone borrow it, and wish I could get it back. Looking for a book I read a long time ago. There was a group of siblings separated or sold off to different families. The oldest daughter chops off her hair to pass of as a boy so she could stay with the youngest. One brother goes to a very abusive household. I believe one of the siblings gets involved with the Underground Railroad, but not positive.
Looking for a book i read back in highschool its a fiction story.
It was about children who were sent to live with their grandmother somewhere in england or something like that. Guests check into a hotel and are assigned cats along with their rooms. I do not remember the name of the book and the story I remember is about a boy walking down a lane when he finds a bird with a broken leg or wing. He takes the bird home and takes care of it until it is well enough to release. My grandmother read to me from that book when I would stay with her and it was a number of years ago.
This was in the 50s and early 60s. Trying to remember the name of a book we read in elementary school. The plot is kind of like space jam for football except that there is no Jordan. A misfit high school football team is mistakenly taken to outer space by a group to compete against another team. The other team is coached by a professional coach from earth but the team is made up of robots. With no coach, the HS team is coached by the head cheerleader.
Any help is appreciated. I read a book in Brazil when I was maybe It was a story of young travelers, hitchhiking, most likely one was Jewish army age to enlist in the Israeli army. It was a story of a few young people the story was in America soil each had its own issues and things to come to terms with. I loved it. No idea of the name of the book or anything.
It left a huge impression with. I read a book in Brazil, most likely translated from English about young travelers, hitchhikers, one Jewish army age, I believe all happened in USA. A book about a Mexican girl who likes to collage and is forced to move. On the first day of school, she meets a fat blonde with one dimple that is trying to be nice to her but is mean to the blonde. That's as far as I read and can't find this book anywhere. Does anyone know what it's called? A 's book with the word "Mission" in the title about Jesus travelling forward in time and ending up in a hospital in New York in modern times.
The author's first name was Charles, I believe. A book about a man or maybe 2? That poses as a school bus driver to abduct a certain child along that route. They let off every child at their stops and eventually take the child they want to a isolated cabin. I believe there was speculation on the bus about something being wrong since their original bus driver was not there. A fantasy book set in a time where magic is outlawed. There's an orphan girl who lives in a church with a bunch of nuns and meets a witch secretly doing magic in the town square.
The girl, her guy friend, the witch, and the girls fox? Goes on a mission to find magical bones. Also they almost get eaten twords the start of the book. A fantasy novel about a young princess that is traveling with her guard, that was once a slave, to her arranged marriage and he sacrifices himself to save her when they get attacked by bandits.
They also take shelter in some random fort at some point with the rest of their caravan.
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She finds out that her family has served as protectors to witches for a long time. She has to solve a mystery of some kind. On some of the chapters there is old poems or pieces of literature. My friend was telling me about a book where a man kidnaps girls and houses them in the walls of a greenhouse. He gets his sons involved and his wife has no idea.
The greenhouse had a key code and The walls drop. How soon falls in love with one of the girls. The story centers around young boys and their small town. One of their neighbors, an elderly German man, turns out to be an ex Nazi and he ultimately commits suicide. Classical Historical novel about two sisters, one is beautiful Rose and uses her beauty to get her way with people, the other one is not beutiful but has a beautiful heart which led her to get married to the man she loved.
The sister with the beautiful face had always loved the same man that her sister got married to. I hope some one would help me with the title of this very known novel. Pretty please help? Looking for a book about two half brothers, one is black and one is white, one is an Olympic athlete while the other is involved the Nazi movement. The book is set in South Africa before WW2.
Neither brother knows the other, the brother who is black is the son of a chief who their mother had a relationship and when he was born black, the mother left him with his father. The son who is white and the mother are friendly with the South African leader of the time. The mother has something to do with a diamond mine and often have lunch on table top mountain. Looking for a book where the main female character loses her brother to suicide, then later goes home for the holidays and sees a classmate from college eating at her family's restaurant, she invites him to her house for the holidays because his family is at a charity event.
Read a young adult mystery novel in the s. Girl for whatever reason has to move to a mansion of some sort where an older man and a guy her age live there. I signed it out of the library like six times lol. Teen or young adult book that was originally posted on Wattpad to read. The main characters name is max and the book starts with max as a boy in school when the aliens invade.
Max then kills one of the aliens with the aliens own weapon as, come to find out, Max can attune with the aliens weapons. Years later max is in the military fighting against the aliens and he is their best soldier. He is given an assignment to protect a high ranking officials daughter who is named Laura.
Laura and max squabble some and Laura is eventually kidnapped by the aliens and max must rescue her. This is as much as I can remember about this book. I cannot remember the title or the authors name. I read this book around or on Wattpad but it was later taken off Wattpad as the author actually got the book published.
Teen or young adult adventure book about a boy and girl who travel with their archaeologist parents and discover lost temples, hidden ruins, etc. The book was orange and contained 4 books in the 1 book. I read this about 10 years ago in elementary school and would really like to read it again. Horror book set in a small quaint town.
People start acting strange and I remember one woman having sex with a demon that came through her bedroom wall. I think it might be Graham masterton or James Herbert but I can't remember. Maybe there was a investigator looking into the stuff that happening in the town. Set in America I think. I remember checking it out from my high school library. The book was about four maybe six warrior souls, who were re incarnated throughout time.
The souls were destined to fight a specific evil. I am looking for a romance book series of 3 about the same couple. I read it in I don't remember any character names or the author's name. Here is what I can remember about it: I think the girl's father owned an art gallery or something to do with art. I believe he was some sort of public figure like a judge or retired judge. I don't remember what he does for a living.
She ends up leaving him due to issues don't remember what. I think her father's house gets shot up by unknown assailants. Her father told the baby's father that she either aborted or lost the baby. But he later finds out that she didn't and they try to work out their issues. They end up married and after she has the baby she is kidnapped and almost dies. I don't remember what happens after that but I do know it has an HEA. I don't remember how the first or second books end but I think the third one starts either before or after they get married or before or after she has the baby. Please help.
I've been looking for this book for 2 years. Older book about a woman finding list of names of missing women in her dads basement near furnace, that is all I remember, fiction. Hope someone can help Published before likely current setting is late 70's early 80's. Teenage girl with mom and brother, no dad, move to a 3 story house off the california coast line.
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The house has a curved driveway with a tree stump in the grass. The family does not have a car, but the girl keeps hearing a car idling in the driveway. Then starts to see an oil leakwhen everyone else sees dirt. Later she sees a 50's style car blue if I remember correctly and a man in his late teens early 20's in a bomber jacket.
Man died in a chicken race when his car went over the cliff. He is asking the girl to help him find his girlfriend from that time, who used to live in the house. Detail about the house is that the circular window on the 3rd floor always breaks out even after the tree was cut. Which used to be tall enough to reach the 3rd floor window. Below the House is a small cottage surrounded by lots of flowers and the person who lives there befriends the girl.
She is the new girl in school and everyone thinks she is crazy, especially when the ghost of the man in the bomber jacket starts to dance with her on the schools cruise along the coast. Of course, no one can see him and everyone thinks she is dancing by herself. The cover has the picture of the girl, brunette I think, standing in the driveway, with a see through inage of the man in the bomber jacket and his car behind her.
I'm looking for a book exactly like Selection. Instead of 35 girls vying for one Prince, it's a group of boys and a group of girls chosen to compete where they form couples who are voted to be the leaders. The heroine falls for two guys, one is the favorite and the other if his best friend who is a soldier. I just can't remember the title.
Can anyone help me? A book about a small town in the s. The town is new and seems perfect. Then the boys on the football team start acting aggressive, particularly around the full moon. Its suspected that the coaches may be involved somehow. I'm searching for the title of a book about a famous guy who was dying slow so he decided to write a book and his student was the writer who came to visit him. I can't remember the title of this book for the life of me. A girl and I think her sister as well? The girl's spirit follows the terrorist around and learns about his life.
I think her spirit gets trapped in his body with another spirit. In the end she comes back to life when she gets in the middle of a kiss on someone's cheek that passes the guys immortality to her. I know this makes no sense at all but those are the only details I remember. I'm looking for this book about a recluse and when she does leave the house with her friend, she wakes up with no memory of what happened.
I believe it was a British published novel. I think the title was maybe 'Johnny and the Flying Saucers'. Johnny was captured by a flying saucer although not by aliens I think. One of the bad guys was named 'Muller'. I seem to remember Johnny being captured by South American natives and was lucky to escape certain death by his captors. I've searched the net several times and not been able to find any reference to the book I am looking for a Book that one cousin was wild, had an affair with a guy, but he wanted a virgin wife.
He married the cousin of his affair.. Guy was miserable, found out virgin was a cold miserable person. Found out fling had a spontaneous abortion, that is what the doctors called the miscarriage. He thought she aborted his kid, and became cruel to her. It has been a few years ago, many 15, can anyone help me with the title?
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I think it was a Harliquin. I'm looking for a book that's a romantic fantasy. Where the female heroine kills and hunts evil. But she is considered evil by the huntecreditkarma. In a plot of the book the main character is fighting evil in an ally and is being overtaken by this evil thing when some male hunters show up and assist her. But after the defeat the evil she must come with them. Then in the end of the book the man she has an attraction for is stick becoming the new leader.
And there relationship ship is not allowed. I'm looking for a book about two brothers, one in high school and the other is in elementary?? The older boy is offered a free haircut at his local barber shop and after he gets cleaned up, the barber notices how good he looks and takes a picture or something??
And after that people at his highschool start noticing him too, but the book is romance so he and this girl have been dancing around each other for a while. I believe the girl's family finds out about his situation due to the brother's father getting angry and taking them to the mountains in their pickup truck to shoot them, but the older brother manages to fight him off but falls down and hurts himself.
Him and his brother are stranded for days out there on the mountain and the little brother ends up feeding him bugs to keep them alive. I think they manage to get back to civilization by using their raft from the pickup truck?? Something like that, and the girl's family adopts them I think. Oh, also, the girl's family has a golden retriever who when first is introduced to the little brother, he is afraid, but gradually they become inseparable.
I read this story 3 years ago, and it didn't seem too old, might have come out in ish, maybe even earlier. If someone knows what book I'm rambling about, please help me. I'm going crazy trying to find it. Looking for a book about a woman who supports her husband through medical school as a waitress. He leaves her eventually for another woman bc she is overweight and the only thing she has is the house.
She rents out rooms to two women to pay the bills and makes lifelong friends. She also hires a personal trainer who she falls in love with and learns so much about herself along the way. I want to say I read it in I'm looking for a book about a young girl named Eleanor After Eleanor Roosevelt whose mother is described as "beautiful," and "stunning.
F Kennedy was asasinated as there are mentions of it throughout the book and starts off with the two being in a supermarket, and the mother begins filling in multiple forms in order to win a "beauty Queen" sort of title when she's only meant to fill in one. As the story progresses, the mother becomes tired of her life in the small town, and goes to New York to pursues her dreams on Broadway, leaving her daughter, Ellie to take care of the family.
When she goes to New York, she begins to disregard her children didn't send them letters, etc. The book talks about how frustrated Ellie is, trying to take care of her two siblings Albert, named after Einstein, and Marie, named after Marie Curie , and her father. She's also unimpressed with her own looks, as people are constantly comparing her to her mother, who's well-known for her looks. She also is good friends with a girl named Holly, who I think is the child of a single mother. At some point, Ellie makes a plan to go see her mom by taking a bus or a train not too sure to go to her mother's apartment in New York.
A few things to note: - They have two elderly neighbors who lived together and would give them lemonade. I've been searching for 2 years now, so it would really mean a lot to me if someone could please give me the name. Thank you so, so much. I read in the 70s what I think was a trilogy of books based in 18th or 19th c Russia.
Young boy and girl captured by maurading Moors and treated as slaves. I have a memory of maybe candle or sword in the title and Harem and Eunochs in the story. Trying to find a book I read back in maybe between The book is about a girl who was murdered by her friends but she doesn't remember. As my memory recalls I believe she wakes up on a "bus" with a bunch of other kids her age who are also dead. The book puts on details about how they died. Everyone looks exactly how they did when they died.
The people who commit suicide are silenced Angels. There is a mysterious boy in the back of the "bus"that ends up taking a liking to her and helping her figure out her murder. I don't remember if they were going to a highschool or to the great beyond. I do remember that she does travel back and visit where she died. And I believe she might of killed her killer at the end? I'm so desperate to get my hands on this book again because I was so young when I read it. There's this book I read 3 years ago. It was quite long. I remember it took place in the summer and it was from a teenage girls point of view.
Her father owned a restaurant. Her mother was shot and died in that same restaurant. One day the girl finds a shoe on the beach Oh yeah this is a maritime story with the foot still inside. Then she starts hearing a voice. The voice of a middle aged sounding woman. She tries to drown out the voice but no music helps, only radio static so she listens to it very loudly and her dad thinks she's crazy.
In their house they have a spare apartment thingy above it. Two boys slightly older than her rent it out for the summer. She falls in love with one of them but her dad doesn't like her interacting with them. She also likes to sketch things. She mentions at one point that she prefers to sketch unusual things, this is at a time that she is sketching a dead bird, I think. Anyways along the way she becomes close friends with a call girl who is extremely nice and a great person.
But she goes to do a job at some address only to find its an abandoned GRODY house and she gets abducted and goes missing for a long time. The friend she had in the car had fallen asleep and woke up when headlights shined in her eyes and she immediately thought of that song that goes "woop woop thats the sound of the police" because subconsciously she noticed the licence plate which was the same as the name of the artist of that song.
Then the original girl with the dead mom starts dedicating her time to finding her call girl friend. She is going crazy over this and at one point almost drowns. Throughout this whole tine that voice is still talking to her. That's all I really remember then at the end it's revealed that it was a letter or an email or something to the dude she fell in love with.
Trying to find a book written in the late 's-early 's that is about a male office worker, or businessman who lives in a city. In the book, this guy contracts an undiagnosable illness. He sort of just fades away throughout the story. In the beginning, there is a scene where where he becomes disoriented on a subway. He does not know who he is, or who he should call for help.
Written in the late 's or in the early 's. The story is about a guy who is some sort of office worker or businessman that lives in a city. He contracts some type of undiagnosable illness. He somewhat fades away throughout the story. In the beginning, there is a scene with him on the subway where he is disoriented and does not remember who he is, or who to call for help. Each book is the story of one of the girls or guys point of view. I think in one of the books one of the guys has a truck, possibly the older of the 3. The covers of the books were blue, green, last one possibly yellow with a picture of the guy on the cover just their head.
I read them when I was in elementary, year or Came out in the last few months. Woman author, woman protagonist that moves into town and enrolls her son into a school and notices he starts acting strangely and so do the other kids. When she confronts the principal he wont tell her anything and can tell they're hiding something. Gray cover with school in the background. My moms been trying to find it for a few weeks. I'm trying to find a book i've read a few years ago back in high school. I remember that a boy had to live with an old lady possibly his grandma in a house FULL of books.
Also in the house, was a strange man, and he was somehow connected with the boy. Been looking for this book for ages. Can't remember the title or author only that it's a YA book about a girl I think who's a siren who,when she sings a song, the lyrics come true. I think she was kind of like a mercenary and in the first few chapters she sings light em up by fall out boy. I'm looking for a children's book, possibly from the s. A group of school students travel home for term break, but decide to use a variety of transport train, boat etc.
One of the boys is kidnapped by gypsies. I would like to know the title of the book.
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Been looking for this book but all I have is what I remember of it. I believe the main characters are in college, the heroine is into music. I want to say the main guy has a tattoo of something to do with theatre. I'm looking for a book I think it's for young adults and fiction about a teenage boy who meets this girl with red hair and bright green eyes.
This girl has the ability to turn into a fox. I remember vaguely that this girl has a gang of other shapeshifting teenagers and they can all turn into different animals. I think at some point the main character The boy I mentioned finds out that he can turn into a black cat. I forgot the name of this book but I remember the cover. It's a picture of a girl with very fair skin and freckles I think with red hair and bright green eyes.
Please please please let me know if you remember this book or its name or author. It's a book I read back when I was little, in the mids early 20s.
I remember it was a child's series that involved a pixie from another realm with rainbow wings that met a girl and her brother, and they all worked together to return various creatures back to where they belong. I remember there being a mermaid in a fish tank or a pet store and an aggressive gnome in someone's garden. Anyone who knows, please email me at aarin. I am looking for a children's book which may have been written in French.
All I remember is the cover which had a boy fishing in a boat. What was unique about this book is that it came with a round frame that had the same image as the cover I believe and it could be hung separately. I am going on very little here, but perhaps that special additional gift of frame triggers memories. Nathalie -I can be reached at nas71 aol. Im looking for this childrens book seris I read when I was about years old.
The main one I can remember was about these two characaters who go to an apple orcharchd that gives streanthaning abilities. The main character eats a rotten apple because he cant reach the ripe ones and becomes weak whild his friend eats a ripe one and becomes stronger.qufiryke.ml
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The first one is about someone who ends up in this land that split between numbers and letters? The second one is about these two rings. Any thoughts? I'm looking for a suspense novel, probably quite recent which I think takes place in England. I read the first couple of chapters on Amazon and now would like to buy it for my kindle. We see a mother out walking in the street with her baby in a pram and her young son. They see a car accident where a silver car crashes into a shop front.
She goes to help and there are some casualties. I think she was already under some pressure and this accident will have consequences for her. Thanks for any help you can give. I'm trying to find a book that I read when I was way younger I"m now 45 eek!!! So what I remember was the setting was in New York they had 4th or 5th grade students take a test and one of the girls scored high and she got a scholarship to one of the private schools in New York. Of course she has a difficult time transitioning going to the all girls school. Thats all a remember.
I'm looking for a cassette tape from roughly the late 80's or early 90's that was likely under the category of "bedtime stories. I distinctly remember her describing a dark room where she finds a machine or robot covered in colorful lights and buttons. Rugby union. Motor racing. US sports. Rugby League. Movers List. Geoffrey Macnab. Tech news. Tech culture. News videos. Explainer videos. Sport videos. Black Friday. Money transfers. Health insurance. Money Deals. The Independent Books.
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Shape Created with Sketch. The best albums of so far Show all Yet few are likely to have as much inspiration to draw on as India-born, Zimbabwe-raised and now Peckham-based artist Rina Mushonga. Since that first record, Mushonga has begun to incorporate themes of empowerment into her work. Roisin O'Connor. Already Disappeared is not an easy album. This is a new side of Deerhunter that gives the listener much to contemplate.
But beneath its hazy synths and electronics are songs of endurance and inner peace, of settling after a flurry of activity. Addressing a younger version of herself, the year-old sings of the carefree young and their mistrust of those defeated by time. Jazz Monroe. Amo is a way of exploring that, even down to the title itself. This self-titled record, a loose but beautifully crafted collection of folk-rock songs, explores the kinds of anxieties intrinsic to the modern age — the longing to be at once noticed and invisible; the paralysing effects of limitless information, and the desire to do good versus the desire to be seen doing good.
Alexandra Pollard. Helen Brown. The perma-brilliant James Blake has flooded his fourth album — Assume Form — with euphoric sepia soul and loved-up doo-wop. His trademark intelligence, honesty and pin-drop production remain intact. The variety and scale of ambition on this album is breathtaking. Fans will be surprised to discover Tracey sings almost as much as he raps, in pleasingly gruff tones.
The album title of the year gives us an image of Brexit Britain trashed by Old Etonians David Cameron, Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg, but the fifth studio work from the punk duo has more than social commentary to offer. Chris Harvey. The tension is stormy: imagine a mid-period Fleetwood Mac song, covered by Cat Power. The album takes in everything from jazz, funk and soul to punk and heavy rock, plus three carefully chosen features.
Solange Knowles has never been coy about the intent behind her music. Beautiful arrangements and seamless production notwithstanding, you get the sense, each time she drop a project, that it serves a distinct, zeitgeist-shifting purpose. And where better to dream than from the comfort of your own digs? Kuba Shand-Baptiste. Mark Beaumont. Tracks are at once astute and deeply personal in how they capture vignettes of everyday life and spin them into important lessons.
Dave spends Psychodrama addressing issues caused by the generations who came before him. By the end of the album, he sounds like a figurehead for the hopeful future. At her best, Sigrid throws out precision-tooled high notes like icicle javelins into vast, blue Scandi-produced skies. Then she growls like an Icelandic volcano preparing to disrupt western civilisation until we sort ourselves out.
Lux Prima was born just over a decade ago from a drunken phone call from Karen O to Danger Mouse — real name Brian Joseph Burton — during which the pair vowed they would work on something together. Danger Mouse is known for genre-hopping collaborations with artists such as Beck, the Black Keys and CeeLo Green, and he applies that approach here, too: the album is an impressive mix of blissed-out synths, psych-rock guitars and trippy hip-hop beats. Lux Prima is an accomplished record — proof that two wildly different minds can work seamlessly together. This is an ambitious creation, meticulously crafted and assembled.
For a start, the range of guest performers is a cornucopia of contemporary soul and hip-hop collaborators: vocalists Moses Sumney, Roots Manuva, Heidi Vogel, Grey Reverend and Tawiah; strings player Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, and keyboardist Dennis Hamm — both of whom have worked with Flying Lotus and Thundercat. To Believe, however, feels more expansive in reach. Elisa Bray. There are moments that recall her Communion labelmate Ben Howard, on his latest album, Noonday Dream, and others that nod to the quiet stoicism of Joni Mitchell and Neil Young.
Patrick Smith. Here, Lewis does what she does best: adds the glossy sparkle of Hollywood and a sunny Californian sheen to melancholy and nostalgia, with her most luxuriantly orchestrated album yet. Slide guitars give way to violas, which usher in eerie synths. Organs crop up throughout, evoking both Renaissance music and a fairground attraction. The title track is pure euphoria, as restless synths of a Utah Saints or Orbital rave break into swelling bass and melody. Six months after the release of Oxnard, Anderson.
Paak returns with another Dr Dre-produced record, Ventura. Where the former was overflowing with choppy, experimental sounds, guest appearances and clumsy attempts at Gil Scott Heron-esque revolutionary lyrics, the sequel — recorded around the same time — streamlines. Rather than being an album of Oxnard offshoots, Ventura instead borrows heavily from. Considering how few artists have such command of their craft as. Jack Shepherd. Familiar faces and themes serve as his trademarks. Over all of it, he raps with an easy flow in gruff yet honeyed tones. Above all, he is conscious of what family means to him, and so bookends the album with a poem from him to his mother Jean, and one from his mother to him.
No one could accuse Lizzo of holding back. Not when it comes to her voice — which is raw and rowdy, so laden with personality even the vulnerable moments are a joy to listen to — and certainly not when it comes to her message of unabashed self-love. When Lizzo played Coachella earlier this week, her set was plagued by technical problems. It seems as likely as Old Man Steptoe dining with the Rees-Mogg, but this new tactic of burying their confrontational gruesomeness beneath a veneer of alt-rock respectability for album three works well for Fat White Family.
Tarantino bossa novas and Velvets drones are all imbued with a luminous, cultured seediness, like the entire Cannes Film Festival owning up to its social diseases. Wonderfully unsettling. Assisted by producer John Hill, whose previous credits include co-writing Portugal. Social Cues is an album where Shultz bares his soul, and apparently shakes off a few demons in the process.
SOAK reaches to outsiders once again on her new album. In a way, Grim Town portrays the journey from adolescence into young adulthood — with all the introspection, resignation and wide-eyed forays into love that entails. She was deeply affected by the deaths, and would no doubt have been devastated by recent events in Northern Ireland as well.
It sounds like The Cranberries found some kind of closure in this last record. Hopefully fans will, too. On her third record, Aldous Harding combines the gothic folk of her self-titled debut with the dramatically intimate tones of her follow-up album Party. The New Zealand artist seems to derive a particular glee from unsettling her audience. At an age where the pressure is on to have everything worked out, Harding sounds delightfully free. Her whispering, spectral delivery and deeply personal lyrics are the key to this. Throughout, Collard exhibits his extraordinary voice, which swoops to a devilishly low murmur or soars to an ecstatic falsetto.
Dedicated covers the full, but generic, spectrum of relationships: dizzying love, lust, and break-ups. It is the perfect upbeat end to an album of polished pop. Perhaps this will put her at the top where she belongs. The production here is superb. But it was worth the wait.
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A track masterpiece, the album features the likes of Anderson. Paak, Little Dragon, David Lynch, and Solange, and serves up a hot, textural mix of hip-hop, psychedelia, funk, soul, jazz and electro. Ellie Harrison. Instead, his cold grime sonics are rendered down to their no-frills essentials — brutalist blocks of sad angular melodies and hard, spacious drums. The result is a quintessentially London record, as dark and moody as it is brash and innovative. Bruce Springsteen seems to have told almost every tale in the grand old storybook of American mythologies, except perhaps one: a wide-eyed Californian dreamer finds the Golden State turns sour and flees back east, to some romantic speck of a town, to pine and rehabilitate.
Where most rock superstars sink into trad tedium by 69, Springsteen is still crafting sophisticated paeans of depth and illumination, a rock grandmaster worthy of the accolade. A must-have for anyone who has a heart. A revolving door of female vocalists A-listers, indie darlings like Angel Olsen and unsung songwriters deliver heartbroken lines over big, shiny beats and synths. It's a style that makes fans of vintage engineering wince, but snags the ear like a fishhook. And those quicksilver hooks just keep coming.
A cornucopia of instrumentation is woven into its brisk minute yarn. Help Us Stranger has been a long time coming, but it was worth the wait. Philippe Zdar — one half of the French duo Cassius and producer for the likes of MC Solaar and Phoenix — helps the band reconcile their house and hip-hop influences. The record frequently switches in tone: Banks can be both formidable and vulnerable, accusatory or filled with regret. The way she has structured this record takes the listener through the complicated yet nuanced emotions of a woman who has recently learnt to accept everything she feels.
She embraces her pain, and as a consequence is able to let it go. Roisin O"Connor.