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Torn By Robin Wasserman

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Torn By Robin Wasserman
Back when I was fearless, it went like this:Gaia meets boy. Gaia falls in lOve with boy.Boy gets hurt.now that I feel fear, it goes like this:Gaia meets boy. Gaia falls in love with boy.Boy gets hurt.Some things never change.

Jake Drake, Bully Buster By Andrew Clements

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Jake Drake, Bully Buster By Andrew Clements
Jake recounts his second grade introduction to Link Baxter, SuperBully, who becomes his class project partner, with surprising results.When Jake was three years old at Miss Lulu's Dainty Diaper Day Care Center, what did he know about bullies? Nothing. But he learned Fast! Why? Because Jake was kind of smart and not a tattletale, and he had no big brother to protect him. He was a perfect bully magnet.     But everything changed the year Jake was in second grade. That's when SuperBully Link Baxter moved to town. Jake had his hands full just trying to survive, until class project time. Who did the teacher assign to be Link's partner? You guessed it.     Jake has to use all his smarts -- and his heart as well -- to turn himself from Jake Drake, Bully Magnet, to Jake Drake, Bully Buster.

The Great Hamster Massacre By Katie Davies

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The Great Hamster Massacre By Katie Davies
Anna and her brother, Tom, have always wanted a pet. Finally, after their latest pestering campaign, their mother gives in and lets them choose a pair of hamsters from the local pet shop. But their happiness soon turns to horror when the hamsters are found mysteriously dead in their cage. Anna and Tom launch a full-scale investigation to determine who?or what?is behind the hamster homicides. Can they solve the case of the Great Hamster Massacre?Kaite Davies?s irresistibly funny mystery and Hannah Shaw?s spot-on illustrations combine for a quirky, delightful read that is part detective tale, part diary, and altogether hilarious.

Roseannearchy By Roseanne Barr

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Roseannearchy By Roseanne Barr
BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND TELEVISION STAR ROSEANNE BARR IS BACK?WITH A VENGEANCE?AND THE RESULT IS ROSEANNEARCHY. Roseanne Barr is a force of nature. Whether taking the sitcom world by storm, challenging accepted social norms, or battling the wild pigs inhabiting her nut farm in Hawaii, she is not to be trifled with. In this return to the printed page, Roseanne unleashes her razor-sharp observations on hypocrisy, hubris, And self-perpetuating institutions of questionable value?as well as menopause, pharmaceuticals, and her grandkids. And she?s as controversial, original, and funny as ever. Raised half-Jewish, half-Mormon, and 100 percent misfit, Roseanne made a deal with Satan early on as the price she paid for stardom. But now she?s looking to refinance the loan of her soul?this book represents her final exorcism of fame. Displaying her brilliance and sharp wit, Roseanne discusses the humor of everyday life with musings on more serious topics, such as class…

The Raven?s Knot (Tales from the Wyrd Museum, Book 2) By Robin Jarvis

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The Raven?s Knot (Tales from the Wyrd Museum, Book 2) By Robin Jarvis

All Out of Love By Lori Wilde

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All Out of Love By Lori Wilde
The newest Cupid, Texas romance,from the author of The First Love Cookie Club and the Jubilee, Texas novels . . .Football star Pierce Hollister has fame, fortune, and beautiful women who'll do anything for him . . . whether he asks them to or not. But when it all comes crashing down, Pierce finds himself back home, running the Ranch inCupid, Texas, wondering how it all went wrong.But one thing is right: Lace Bettingfield. The formerplain-Jane has turned into a luscious knockout?trouble is,she won't even give him the time of day no matterhow many passes he makes.Being in love with your older brother's best friend is awkward enough, and Pierce was the cause of Lace's most embarrassing high school moment ever when her secret letter to him declaring her love landed right on the front page of the school newspaper! Pierce is still as stubborn, sexy, and arrogant as ever . . . but Lace is about to see that things aren't always as they seem . .…

Trouble in My Way By Michelle Stimpson

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Trouble in My Way By Michelle Stimpson
IT'S ALL HER MOM'S FAULT. If she hadn't snooped into Karis's diary, she would never have found out that Karis went to a boy's house without permission. Now Karis is grounded, which means no modem, no iPod...and no cell phone. There's just no way a cute, popular, high-schooler can survive being cut off froM the world, so Karis is forced to sneak around behind her mother's back. But the way she's acting makes Karis feel guilty -- even if it is her mom's fault -- and she doesn't like the feeling. Her scheming is starting to cause other problems, too. Borrowing a friend's cell phone has turned into a catastrophe that may break up her oldest friendship, and the cutie she met after driver's ed is acting a little scary. Will the faith her mother has taught her be enough to help her find her way through this trouble...and show both the world and herself that she's a stronger, better person than even sh…

Highland Scandal By Julia London

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Highland Scandal By Julia London
On the run from the wrathful Prince of Wales, Jack Haines, Earl of Lambourne, is taken prisoner by a Highland laird who makes him an unusual offer: if Jack handfasts his niece, then his life will be spared. The old Highland custom -- a marriage lasting only a year and a day, unless both partners agree To make it a lifelong vow -- sounds preferable to Jack to being dragged to London in chains, and when he meets lovely Lizzie Beal, his dilemma starts to seem positively enjoyable. Until the hellion vents her fury...on him! Detesting the scandalous match that will end all her chances of making a respectable marriage, Lizzie can't abide living intimately with a fugitive nobleman bent on seducing her and then running off. But in teaching her the pleasures of a wife's duties, Jack sparks within them both a passion that will make him wish he could stay with Lizzie for much longer than a year and a day. .

Back to the Future: The Game -- Episode 1: It's About Time - Review By Pauline Clay

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Back to the Future: The Game -- Episode 1: It's About Time - Review By Pauline Clay
Back to the Future The Game -- Episode 1 Its About Time ReviewYou earn a check that only gets you by enough to pay your bills. Maybe you struggle to make a car payment. You really want to play Back to the Future The Game -- Episode 1 Its About Time, but your budget does not allow you to buy both. What should you get? Will thIs be my next big purchase?Picking good games can be hard. Avoiding duds can be even more difficult. That's why smart consumers turn to experts on the subject. Writing about Back to the Future The Game -- Episode 1 Its About Time is our passion. Extensive game review and analysis for Back to the Future The Game -- Episode 1 Its About Time. Back to the Future The Game -- Episode 1 Its About Time - Review helps you decide to buy or download Back to the Future The Game -- Episode 1 Its About Time. Get all the reviews for all the latest consoles here. Now you can easily discover …

Alternatives to Sex By Stephen McCauley

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Alternatives to Sex By Stephen McCauley
The bestselling author of The Object of My Affection and True Enough delivers his most compelling and richly observed novel to date with this portrait of one man's search for the holy trinity of modern life -- true love, good sex, and great real estate. Stephen McCauley's new novel is a moving and hilarious chronicle of life in post-traumatic, morally ambiguous America where the desire to do good is constantly being tripped up by the need to feel good. Right now. William Collins is a real estate agent working near Boston. Despite a boom market, his sales figures aren't what they should be, due mostly to the distractions of Compulsive ironing and housecleaning binges and his penchant for nightly online cruising for hookups -- "less impersonal than old-fashioned anonymous sex because you exchanged fake names with the person." There's also his struggle to collect the rent from Kumiko Rothberg, his passive-aggressive tena…

CSI: Miami: Harm for the Holidays: Heart Attack By Donn Cortez

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CSI: Miami: Harm for the Holidays: Heart Attack By Donn Cortez
As winter's hold deepens in the dark days of February, Miami's hotels fill to the bursting point. Cruise ships flock to the busiest port in the world as people desperate for warmer climates board these behemoths of the seas. People with too much time and money fill the clubs. In every other jurisdiction, as its citizens are driven indoors, there is a downturn iN crime but not in Miami, as the members of the Miami-Dade Crime Lab can attest. Stretched to the breaking point, Lieutenant Caine is called to what appears to be a failed international terrorist incident: a botched arms-for-Afghani-heroin exchange. The scene is littered with bodies and blood droplets identified as being from one Abdus Sattar Pathan. Once before, Pathan managed to escape being charged in the murder of a Federal agent. This time Caine has him. Except Pathan has an iron-clad alibi: he was miles away, on stage doing his magic act. Horatio is con…

The Tender Heart By Joseph Nowinski

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The Tender Heart By Joseph Nowinski
Insight, explanations, and practical solutions for overcoming insecurity and sensitivity -- from a top psychologist In simple language, Joseph Nowinski explains that insecurity is not a flaw or shortcoming, but rather a personality trait that reflects both temperament and life experiences. And, most important, he shows how insecurity can be conquered so that one can thrive -- especially in work and lovE. The first book to investigate insecurity, The Tender Heart sheds light on its common causes and provides guidelines for overcoming the self-doubt, debilitating self-consciousness, and chronic lack of confidence that prevent many people from enjoying life to its fullest. Combining personality quizzes and case histories of people who have conquered their insecurities, The Tender Heart offers expert advice on: Healing insecurity Avoiding emotional predators who seek out sensitive people Coping with a tough-hearted partner or colleague Finding your emo…

After the Kiss By Suzanne Enoch

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After the Kiss By Suzanne Enoch
A Notorious Gentleman . . .Sullivan Waring wants only two things: his rightful inheritance, and revenge against the man who stole it from him. By day, Sullivan is the most respected horse breeder in England; by night, he plunders the ton's most opulent homes to reclaim his late mother's beautiful paintings. His Quest is going swimmingly . . . until the night he's discovered by Lady Isabel Chalsey. Clad only in a revealing nightdress, she's an entrancingly different kind of plunder, and how can a thief resist stealing a kiss? A Curious Lady . . . Surprised by a masked man in her own home, Isabel should be quaking with fear. Instead the sight of the sinfully handsome Sullivan makes her tremble with excitement. Who is this man, and why is he so set on this reckless pursuit? Lady Isabel loves a challenge, and she'll dare anything to uncover Sullivan's secret?but she may instead convince him that she is the greatest prize of all.

Don't Be That Girl By Travis Stork M.D.

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Don't Be That Girl By Travis Stork M.D.
Young goodlooking ER medic Travis Stork MD was a hit on the US reality TV dating show, 'The Bachelor'. As a doctor he has found himself listening to countless stories about relationships, hearing tales of low self-esteem and desperate behaviour. He has now combined his personal and professional expertise to provide a fresh new take on male/female dynamics. In Don't Be That Girl, Travis identifies 8 types of women who tend to make the same mistakes again and again, and he offers constructive, upbeat advice on how to avoid being 'That Girl'. He cleverly and wittily takes us through all the archetypes: Agenda Girl, Drama Queen Girl, Bitter Girl, Desperate Girl, Yes Girl, Insecure Girl, Lost Girl and Working Girl, while encouraging women to defeat their insecurities and learn to feel confident just being themselves. Travis Stork exudes down-to-earth charm and has an irresistible style of writing that entertains as well as enli…

Bending Spoons with Britney Spears By Chuck Klosterman

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Bending Spoons with Britney Spears By Chuck Klosterman
Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now availablE both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Pop, this essay is about Britney Spears. .

Raven Strike: A Dreamland Thriller By Dale Brown

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Raven Strike: A Dreamland Thriller By Dale Brown
The mission is classified . . . and illegalIn the blistering heat of the Sudan, the CIA has gone rogue.On the trail of a notorious terrorist, Agency operatives have overstepped their sanctioned boundaries. And now theultimate weapon has fallen into the wrong hands. As Danny Freah and his spec-ops team scramble to recover a topsecret aircraft that has crashed in Africa, Whiplash DirectorJonathon Reid finds himself mysteriously shut off from information about the robot drone and its mission. Maneuvering through the twisted back corridors of the CIA and Washington?s power elite, Reid discovers secrets both illegal and highly dangerous?a virtually unstoppable assassin and an out-of-control clique within the Agency.Torn between loyalty and conscience, Reid must find a way to alert the President and avert a national disaster. But with the Whiplash team caught in the chaos of a brutal African civil war and CIA officials desperate to keep Reid f…

Love by the Book By Cara Lynn James

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Love by the Book By Cara Lynn James
A sweeping love story set in a lavish seaside mansion in 1901 Rhode Island.Melinda Hollister is a society lady, intent on finding a rich husband before her peers discover her quickly diminishing wealth. Nick Bryson is all business, focused on making a name for himself in his father's teamship line. Despite the marriage of their siblings, they rarely gave each Other a second glance?until a tragic accident results in Melinda and Nick being appointed as co-guardians of their three-year-old niece Nell.In order to get better acquainted with Nell and one another, Melinda and Nick agree to spend the summer in their own private quarters of the Bryson family vacation home, Summerhill. As their love for Nell grows, so does their attraction to each other. And for the first time in their lives, they sense that God has a bigger plan in motion.Yet old habits die hard and Melinda and Nick each find it difficult to resist the pull of their former worlds.When the…

Neverwinter Nights (Diamond Edition) - Review By Julio Estrada

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Neverwinter Nights (Diamond Edition) - Review By Julio Estrada
Neverwinter NightsDiamond EditionReviewYou earn a check that only gets you by enough to pay your bills. Maybe you struggle to make a car payment. You really want to play Neverwinter NightsDiamond Edition , but your budget does not allow you to buy both. What should you get? Will thIs be my next big purchase?Picking good games can be hard. Avoiding duds can be even more difficult. That's why smart consumers turn to experts on the subject. Writing about Neverwinter NightsDiamond Editionis our passion. Extensive game review and analysis for Neverwinter NightsDiamond Edition . Neverwinter NightsDiamond Edition- Review helps you decide to buy or download Neverwinter NightsDiamond Edition . Get all the reviews for all the latest consoles here. Now you can easily discover if your new upcoming game will be exactly what you were looking for. .

Only a Mother Knows By Annie Groves

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Only a Mother Knows By Annie Groves

Pinch Hit By Tim Green

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Pinch Hit By Tim Green
Trevor and Sam look alike. But their lives couldn't be more different.Trevor is a movie star, living the Hollywood life in a huge mansion with his own limo, pool, and bowling alley. There's nothing he doesn't have except the one thing he wants most: to play baseball for real.SAm is a regular kid who seems to have what it takes to make it to baseball's Major Leagues. He's determined to get the scouts at the big USC tournament to recognize his talent. And he really wants to see his dad, a struggling screenwriter, realize his own dream.When Sam signs up at Casting Central to make some extra money, he and Trevor come together on a movie set and see the chance to trade places?to pinch hit for each other and make everyone's dreams come true.At first, it's all good. . . . But what happens when the boys take their game too far?

Fearless By Max Lucado

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Fearless By Max Lucado
Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear.They're talking layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in the housing market, upswings in global warming. The plague of our day, terrorism, begins with the Word terror. Fear, it seems, has taken up a hundred-year lease on the building next door and set up shop. Oversized and rude, fear herds us into a prison of unlocked doors. Wouldn't it be great to walk out?Imagine your life, wholly untouched by angst. What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats? If you could hover a fear magnet over your heart and extract every last shaving of dread, insecurity, or doubt, what would remain? Envision a day, just one day, where you could trust more and fear less.Can you imagine your life without fear?

Make Me By Charlotte Stein

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Make Me By Charlotte Stein

Mutant - Review By Karen Bowes

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Mutant - Review By Karen Bowes
Mutant ReviewYou earn a check that only gets you by enough to pay your bills. Maybe you struggle to make a car payment. You really want to play Mutant, but your budget does not allow you to buy both. What should you get? Will thIs be my next big purchase?Picking good games can be hard. Avoiding duds can be even more difficult. That's why smart consumers turn to experts on the subject. Writing about Mutant is our passion. Extensive game review and analysis for Mutant. Mutant - Review helps you decide to buy or download Mutant. Get all the reviews for all the latest consoles here. Now you can easily discover if your new upcoming game will be exactly what you were looking for. .

Holloway Falls By Neil Cross

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Holloway Falls By Neil Cross
Meet William Holloway: Family man. Gentle man. Wanted man. Holloway has secrets. Years ago, he witnessed his wife's betrayal and his life fell apart. Now someone's toying with his mInd and the life of a missing woman, the prostitute Holloway pays to imitate his ex-wife. When she is murdered, his ex-wife's name scrawled on her abdomen, Holloway is trapped by the consequence of love and sex, of infidelity and violence in a world of his own terrible making. Hunted as a rogue policeman and a killer, he's on the run. And planning retribution.

United States of Pie By Adrienne Kane

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United States of Pie By Adrienne Kane
An utterly charming collection of regional heirloom American pies, from long-lost recipes to classic favorites, sweetly illustrated and chock-full of time-tested baking tips and secrets for perfect piesBefore cooking shows and celebrity chefs there were church dinners, community bake sales, and county fairs?events for which regular women made and served their prized family recipes, especially for that homiest and most American of desserts, pie. In the United States of Pie, Adrienne Kane invites readers on a journey back in time as she scours the country for?and shares?those recipes: the pies that have come to define culinarY traditions from the West Coast to the East Coast, from the Midwest to the South. Sourced from old newspaper clippings, out-of-print cookbooks, housekeeping guides, and the spiral-bound, mimeographed booklets of church groups and community associations, the recipes in the United States of Pie showcase the innovative spirit of Am…