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Book Waking Romeo

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  • Author : Kathryn Barker
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 2022-01-04
  • ISBN : 1250174112
  • Pages : 284 pages

Download or read book Waking Romeo written by Kathryn Barker and published by Flatiron Books. This book was released on 2022-01-04 with total page 284 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Kathryn Barker's Waking Romeo is a spectacularly genre-bending retelling of Romeo & Juliet asking the big questions about true love, fate, and time travel Year: 2083. Location: London. Mission: Wake Romeo. It’s the end of the world. Literally. Time travel is possible, but only forward. And only a handful of families choose to remain in the “now,” living off of the scraps left behind. Among them are eighteen-year-old Juliet and the love of her life, Romeo. But things are far from rosy for Jules. Romeo lies in a coma and Jules is estranged from her friends and family, dealing with the very real fallout of their wild romance. Then a mysterious time traveler, Ellis, impossibly arrives from the future with a mission that makes Juliet question everything she knows about life and love. Can Jules wake Romeo—and rewrite her future?

Book A Wolf Called Romeo

Download or read book A Wolf Called Romeo written by Nick Jans and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2014 with total page 291 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Wolf Called Romeo is the remarkable story of a wolf who returned again and again to interact with the people and dogs of Juneau, living on the edges of their community, engaging in an improbable, awe-inspiring interspecies dance and bringing the wild into sharp focus. At first the people of Juneau were guarded, torn between shoot first, ask questions later instincts and curiosity. But as Romeo began to tag along with cross-country skiers on their daily jaunts, play fetch with local dogs, or simply lie near Nick and nap under the sun, they came to accept Romeo, and he them. For Nick it was about trying to understand Romeo, then it was about winning his trust, and ultimately it was about watching over him, for as long as he or anyone could.

Book In the Skin of a Monster

Download or read book In the Skin of a Monster written by Kathryn Barker and published by Allen & Unwin. This book was released on 2015-07-29 with total page 212 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What if your identical twin sister was a murderer? Does that make you a monster too? A profound, intense, heartbreaking fantasy that tackles issues of fate versus free will, and whether you can ever truly know someone. WINNER: 2015 Aurealis Award, Best Young Adult Novel 'One of the most original novels I've read for a long while. Great voices. Complex relationships. Just what I love to read.' - Melina Marchetta Caught in a dreamscape, mistaken for a killer. Will Alice find a way home? Three years ago, Alice's identical twin sister took a gun to school and killed seven innocent kids; now Alice wears the same face as a monster. She's struggling with her identity, and with life in the small Australian town where everyone was touched by the tragedy. Just as Alice thinks things can't get much worse, she encounters her sister on a deserted highway. But all is not what it seems, and Alice soon discovers that she has stepped into a different reality, a dream world, where she's trapped with the nightmares of everyone in the community. Here Alice is forced to confront the true impact of everything that happened the day her twin sister took a gun to school . and to reveal her own secret to the boy who hates her most.

Book Waking Storms

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  • Author : Sarah Porter
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 2012
  • ISBN : 0547482515
  • Pages : 405 pages

Download or read book Waking Storms written by Sarah Porter and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2012 with total page 405 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As a mermaid versus human war looms on the horizon, Luce falls in love with her sworn enemy Dorian and assumes her rightful role as queen of the mermaids.

Book Waiting for First Light

Download or read book Waiting for First Light written by Romeo Dallaire and published by Vintage Canada. This book was released on 2019-01-08 with total page 210 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this piercing memoir, Roméo Dallaire, retired general and former senator, bestselling author and one of the world's leading humanitarians, delves deep into his life since the Rwandan genocide. At the heart of Waiting for First Light is a no-holds-barred self-portrait of a top political and military figure whose nights are invaded by despair, but who at first light faces the day with the renewed desire to make a difference in the world. Roméo Dallaire, traumatized by witnessing genocide on an imponderable scale in Rwanda, reflects in these pages on the nature of PTSD and the impact of that deep wound on his life since 1994, and on how he motivates himself and others to humanitarian work despite his constant struggle. Though he had been a leader in peace and in war at all levels up to deputy commander of the Canadian Army, his PTSD led to his medical dismissal from the Canadian Forces in April 2000, a blow that almost killed him. But he crawled out of the hole he fell into after he had to take off the uniform, and he has been inspiring people to give their all to multiple missions ever since, from ending genocide to eradicating the use of child soldiers to revolutionizing officer training so that our soldiers can better deal with the muddy reality of modern conflict zones and to revolutionizing our thinking about the changing nature of conflict itself. Compelling and original, Waiting for First Light is an emotional account of suffering, endurance, and the fight for a better world.

Book The Buried Giant

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  • Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2015-03-03
  • ISBN : 0385353227
  • Pages : 283 pages

Download or read book The Buried Giant written by Kazuo Ishiguro and published by Vintage. This book was released on 2015-03-03 with total page 283 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a luminous meditation on the act of forgetting and the power of memory. In post-Arthurian Britain, the wars that once raged between the Saxons and the Britons have finally ceased. Axl and Beatrice, an elderly British couple, set off to visit their son, whom they haven't seen in years. And, because a strange mist has caused mass amnesia throughout the land, they can scarcely remember anything about him. As they are joined on their journey by a Saxon warrior, his orphan charge, and an illustrious knight, Axl and Beatrice slowly begin to remember the dark and troubled past they all share. By turns savage, suspenseful, and intensely moving, The Buried Giant is a luminous meditation on the act of forgetting and the power of memory.

Book Red Hot Romeo

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  • Author : Jenny Gardiner
  • Publisher : Jenny Gardiner Books
  • Release : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 0983741972
  • Pages : 128 pages

Download or read book Red Hot Romeo written by Jenny Gardiner and published by Jenny Gardiner Books. This book was released on 2016-10-04 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Love the wine you’re with… Alessandro Romeo is burned out after finally extricating himself from a nearly year-long relationship with a hot-tempered Italian model who set fire to his Lamborghini when she suspected him of cheating. He’s sworn off the fairer sex and instead spends his waking hours overseeing the expansion of his family’s hugely successful winery in the magnificent hills of Chianti, where he is happy to never see a model again, let alone date one. American supermodel Taylor McFarland might be blond, but she sure isn’t dumb. And she’s smart enough to know to avoid the shallow men who seem to migrate toward her type, the ones who presume that models are the wild women of the fashion industry who happily discard men like used tissues. Only Taylor’s not that type at all; instead, she’s intent on using the influence her position affords her to help those less fortunate than she. But when her good deeds means clashing with the quintessential heartless Italian player who she’d heard left model Gia Sandretti at the altar, well, she will happily give him a piece of her mind, and certainly not a piece of her heart.

Book Juliet the Maniac

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  • Author : Juliet Escoria
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release : 2019-05-07
  • ISBN : 1612197590
  • Pages : 337 pages

Download or read book Juliet the Maniac written by Juliet Escoria and published by Melville House. This book was released on 2019-05-07 with total page 337 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "For fans of Ottessa Moshfegh, Juliet the Maniac is a worthy new entry in that pantheon of deconstruction... Dazzling."—NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW This portrait of a young teenager's fight toward understanding and recovering from mental illness is shockingly honest, funny, and heartfelt. Ambitious, talented fourteen-year-old honors student Juliet is poised for success at her Southern California high school. However, she soon finds herself in an increasingly frightening spiral of drug use, self-harm, and mental illness that lands her in a remote therapeutic boarding school, where she must ultimately find the inner strength to survive. A highly anticipated debut—from a writer hailed as "a combination of Denis Johnson and Joan Didion" (Dazed)—that brilliantly captures the intimate triumph of a girl's struggle to become the woman she knows she can be.

Book You Were Made for Me

Download or read book You Were Made for Me written by Jenna Guillaume and published by Holiday House. This book was released on 2021-04-06 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: All fifteen-year-old Katie Camilleri wants is the perfect first kiss from the perfect guy—and now he's just magically appeared in her bedroom, completely naked! When Katie and her best friend accidentally cook up a gorgeous teenage boy in the kitchen (seriously—he's like a long-lost Hemsworth brother), things are looking up for Katie and her plan to lock lips. But it turns out spontaneously creating a human being named Guy is slightly more complicated than Katie could have anticipated. Guy is wholly devoted to Katie but can't pin down why. Her high school classmates can't figure out what a hot guy like him is with her. And to make matters worse, her BFF isn't on board with this new romance. Plus, the longtime boy from next door is suddenly all kinds of moody. So is the "perfect" boy the right boy for Katie, after all? From the author of What I Like About Me comes a hilarious twist on the 1985 pop culture classic "Weird Science." Jenna Guillaume uses her signature humor and relatable voice to delight and also explore themes of body image, friendship, and supporting character asexuality.

Book Ram  n and Julieta

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  • Author : Alana Quintana Albertson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2022-02-01
  • ISBN : 0593336224
  • Pages : 305 pages

Download or read book Ram n and Julieta written by Alana Quintana Albertson and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2022-02-01 with total page 305 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As seen in People en Español! An NPR Best Book of 2022 and “Books We Love” Pick A PopSugar and BookBub Most Anticipated Romance of 2022! When fate and tacos bring Ramón and Julieta together on the Day of the Dead, the star-crossed pair must make a choice: accept the bitter food rivalry that drives them apart or surrender to a love that consumes them—perfect for fans of Jane the Virgin! Ramón Montez always achieves his goals. Whether that means collecting Ivy League degrees or growing his father’s fast-food empire, nothing sets Ramón off course. So when the sexy señorita who kissed him on the Day of the Dead runs off into the night with his heart, he determines to do whatever it takes to find her again. Celebrity chef Julieta Campos has sacrificed everything to save her sea-to-table taqueria from closing. To her horror, she discovers that her new landlord is none other than the magnetic mariachi she hooked up with on Dia de los Muertos. Even worse, it was his father who stole her mother’s taco recipe decades ago. Julieta has no choice but to work with Ramón, the man who destroyed her life’s work—and the one man who tempts and inspires her. As San Diego’s outraged community protests against the Taco King takeover and the divide between their families grows, Ramón and Julieta struggle to balance the rising tensions. But Ramón knows that true love is priceless and despite all of his successes, this is the one battle he refuses to lose.

Book I m Straight  Right

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  • Author : John Harris
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2019-12-22
  • ISBN : 9781679297106
  • Pages : 178 pages

Download or read book I m Straight Right written by John Harris and published by . This book was released on 2019-12-22 with total page 178 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Can a best friend become a lover without throwing away years of friendship? Sometimes, all love needs is a little courage. Sloane: I know I can be a grumpy bastard, and I'm not the easiest man to deal with, but you'd think my best friend would trust me. We don't keep secrets, even about our love lives. That's what I thought until I found out Dean was seeing someone. I don't like it...don't ask me why. But there's more to the story than I thought, and now I have to deal with feelings I didn't even know were possible for me. Dean: I would not recommend being in love with your straight best friend. I met Sloane in Basic Training and fell head over heels. Years later and a deployment under each of our belts, it's still not easy. All I've wanted for six years, six fucking years, was Sloane. Maybe it's time I moved on. I'll never have the same feelings for anyone else, but I'll never get what I want from Sloane, right? After one slightly drunken night, will Dean and Sloane ever be able to get back to what they'd been, or has everything between them changed forever?

Book False Memory  False  1

Download or read book False Memory False 1 written by Meli Raine and published by Meli Raine. This book was released on 2019-08-15 with total page 217 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It all started with the bereavement flowers with my name on them. Not the best way to wake up, right? I work in a flower shop. I know a funeral arrangement when I see one. I know a killer when I see one, too. And one is standing in my hospital room right now, straight behind the man who saved my life. I can’t tell anyone the truth, because that’s the fastest way to really die. So I do the next best thing. I “lose” my memory. I fake my amnesia. Pretending not to remember a brutal attempted murder has its perks. The killer is backing down, spending less time around me, loosening the noose. The less I claim to recall, the more my rescuer, Duff, works to help me “remember.” I hate lying to him. But he doesn’t understand that my memory is dangerous. To me. And to him. Fooling everyone isn’t easy. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Except it’s starting to look like I’ve been fooling myself. In more ways than one. Read Book 1 in the newest series from USA Today bestselling author Meli Raine. “The first book in the False trilogy is a psychological thriller worthy of Hitchcock, keeping you guessing until the very end. Lily Thornton is the ultimate unreliable narrator — after waking from a 14-month coma, she struggles to remember the day she was shot. As Lily slowly recovers, she’s terrified when she recognizes the face of her would-be killer among her inner circle — but can she trust her own memory? With potential enemies at every turn, a twisty political conspiracy, and just a hint of romance, False Memory offers thrills that will delight both romance and mystery readers.” — Apple Books Editors “…intrigue and dark humor on display in this thriller…” While the immediate—and more compelling—tension in Raine’s (A Shameless Little Bet, 2018, etc.) heart-pumping series opener comes from Lily’s constant proximity to her would-be killer, the action takes place against a backdrop of secret government scandals. Fortunately, Lily’s voice is captivating, wry, and tough enough to sell this thriller. The novel ends with a cliffhanger that startles, if only because readers will have become so attached to Lily. — Kirkus Reviews Praise for Meli Raine’s books: “Fresh, riveting, and thrumming with emotion and romantic suspense, False Memory is absolutely unputdownable. You need this book!” - New York Times bestselling author Meghan March “I accidentally lost a day to this trilogy! It is unputdownable. Apparently I'm on a dark-and-twisty binge, and this book is addictive.” - USA Today bestselling author Sarina Bowen (Harmless series)

Book Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

Download or read book Two or Three Things I Know for Sure written by Dorothy Allison and published by Penguin. This book was released on 1996-08-01 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bastard Out of Carolina, nominated for the 1992 National Book Award for fiction, introduced Dorothy Allison as one of the most passionate and gifted writers of her generation. Now, in Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, she takes a probing look at her family's history to give us a lyrical, complex memoir that explores how the gossip of one generation can become legends for the next. Illustrated with photographs from the author's personal collection, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure tells the story of the Gibson women -- sisters, cousins, daughters, and aunts -- and the men who loved them, often abused them, and, nonetheless, shared their destinies. With luminous clarity, Allison explores how desire surprises and what power feels like to a young girl as she confronts abuse. As always, Dorothy Allison is provocative, confrontational, and brutally honest. Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, steeped in the hard-won wisdom of experience, expresses the strength of her unique vision with beauty and eloquence.

Book A Complicated Love Story Set in Space

Download or read book A Complicated Love Story Set in Space written by Shaun David Hutchinson and published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. This book was released on 2021-01-19 with total page 464 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Black Mirror meets What If It’s Us in this gripping, romantic, and wildly surprising novel about two boys lost in space trying to find their way home—while falling in love—from the critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants. When Noa closes his eyes on Earth and wakes up on a spaceship called Qriosity just as it’s about to explode, he’s pretty sure things can’t get much weirder. Boy is he wrong. Trapped aboard Qriosity are also DJ and Jenny, neither of whom remember how they got onboard the ship. Together, the three face all the dangers of space, along with murder, aliens, a school dance, and one really, really bad day. But none of this can prepare Noa for the biggest challenge—falling in love. And as Noa’s feelings for DJ deepen, he has to contend not just with the challenges of the present, but also with his memories of the past. However, nothing is what it seems on Qriosity, and the truth will upend all of their lives forever. Love is complicated enough without also trying to stay alive.

Book Romeo and Juliet

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  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1886
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 106 pages

Download or read book Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare and published by . This book was released on 1886 with total page 106 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book A Midsummer night s Dream

Download or read book A Midsummer night s Dream written by William Shakespeare and published by . This book was released on 1874 with total page 114 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Awakening

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  • Author : Kate Chopin
  • Publisher : Modernista
  • Release : 2024-01-16
  • ISBN : 9180945252
  • Pages : 177 pages

Download or read book The Awakening written by Kate Chopin and published by Modernista. This book was released on 2024-01-16 with total page 177 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In late 19th-century New Orleans, social constraints are strict, especially for a married woman. Edna Pontellier leads a secure life with her husband and two children, but her restlessness grows within the confined societal norms, and the expectations placed upon her – from her husband and the world around her – create increasing pressure. During a trip to Grand Isle, an island off the coast of Louisiana, her life is turned upside down by an intense love affair, and passion forces her to question the foundations of her – and every woman’s – existence. Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening caused a scandal with its outspokenness when it was published in 1899. The novel’s openly sexual themes and disregard for marital and societal conventions led to it not being reprinted for fifty years. It wasn't until the 1950s that Chopin’s work was rediscovered, and The Awakening received significant acclaim. Today, it is not only seen as an early feminist milestone but also as a classic. KATE CHOPIN [1851–1904] was born in St Louis. She had six children during her marriage, and it wasn't until after her husband's death in 1882 that she emerged as a writer. She published short stories in magazines such as Vogue and The Atlantic, gaining appreciation and recognition for her depictions of the American South. However, she was also criticized for her disregard for social traditions and racial barriers.