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Voted 'best work of original fiction' by the readers of Startling Science Stories, Scout tells the story of Miguel Santana, who, with his friends Zozobra (a modern soldier with many secrets) and Thin Lizzy (an albino woman with a fast motorcycle and a lethal rifle) must stop a new world war from taking place. Written in the grand tradition of...
Publisher : Renaissance E Books
published : 2002
Find out where the bestselling author of† Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG got all his wonderful story ideas in this autobiographical account of his childhood!¬† From his own life, of course! As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, best-selling books, Roald Dahl's tales of his own childhood are completely...
Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group
published : 2009
?My parents had to try for eighteen months to conceive me, but my father was adamant he wanted one last child. After eighteen months of trying, my mother eventually conceived and nine months later I was born. My birth was a difficult one. It was like I was never meant to be in this world.? Boy is Nigel Cooper?s memoir from the age of five to...
Publisher : Ebury Publishing
published : 2015
Based on seventeen years of research, this monumental volume offers the definitive biography of one of the most controversial figures of the nineteenth century. Rhodes was truly larger than life, and this book captures that life in fascinating detail. It offers an astute portrait of Rhodes' childhood and adolescence, informed by insights from modern...
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 1990
A cobblestone road. A sunny day. A soldier. A gun. A child, arms high in the air. A moment captured on film. But what is the history behind arguably the most recognizable photograph of the Holocaust? In The Boy: A Holocaust Story , the historian Dan Porat unpacks this split second that was immortalized on film and unravels the stories of the individuals?both...
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
published : 2010
This is the weight-loss story you don?t hear about. As LA?s most talked about radio personality, and a man that peaked the scale at 500-pounds, Big Boy shares his journey to the top, and for the first time gets real about his weight-loss to ensure people know the truth. This is the weight-loss story you haven?t heard. Despite growing up homeless,...
Publisher : Cash Money Content
published : 2011
An unfathomable loss or an unthinkable crime? #1¬† New York Times ¬†bestselling author Tami Hoag keeps you guessing in her most harrowing thriller yet. ¬† A panic-stricken woman runs in the dead of night, battered and bloodied, desperate to find help... ¬† When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 2017
Expecting The Unexpected Was An Army Scout's Job Still, Major John Montgomery never anticipated finding love along the Oregon Trail. But Constance Weldon, outspoken, courageous and possessed of a quiet beauty completely at home under the wide Western sky, was like a balm from heaven to his wounded soul! She'd promised her dying father she'd drive...
Publisher : Harlequin
published : 2012
"Gorgeous, fiercely intelligent, deeply honest, and incredibly entertaining." ---Anne Lamott Anna has always been a risk-taker and a free spirit, but now she is raising a young daughter on her own and she has to play it safe. Her twenty-something neighbor with the slow, easy smile is in no way part of Anna's plans. She resists temptation in every...
Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
published : 2013
Tag along with a group of intrepid Boy Scouts as they spend some quality time in the great outdoors. In addition to plenty of mountain vistas, fresh air, and wildlife sightings, the crew stumbles across a confounding mystery along the way. This enthralling tale will pull in even reluctant younger readers.
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2013