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Texts, Trolls, Tweets and Teens takes a look at the whirlwind world of teen technology and gives advice on how teens can stay safe and manage their digital life. It's a speedy world with texts and tweets and a click of a button is hard to undo. This books tackles issues such as cyberbullying, online privacy and what to do if things go wrong.
Dancing on Knives is a gripping story about family and growing up from award-winning author Jenny Pausacker.When Rochelle Parfitt?s parents split up her mother coped brilliantly, topping a perfect marriage with the perfect divorce. But now Mrs Parfitt has whisked Rochelle off to Melbourne, where neither of them knows anybody. Isolated and miserable, Rochelle starts to skip school and ends up secretly taking a job at the World Tree, an inner city bookshop that specialises in fairytales. When things get tough she finds herself using the fairytale collections as a guide to the adult world around her ? and, in the process, she discovers she has learnt how to tell her own stories.
Crime Seen is a chilling mystery from award-winning author Jenny Pausacker.Every boy ought to have a hobby. Harris Johnston?s hobby is murder ? just reading about it, okay? Most of his friends are into sport or computer games, but Harris Johnston is fascinated by death, especially violent death. So Harris is rapt when he gets to do work experience at a forensics unit, until a certain murder case starts to get way too personal?
Sykie Martin sets off on an adventure to the Isle of Gloomb. Her mission ? rescue The Princess. She travels on the New Leaf, a beautiful white sailing boat, crewed by a bunch of strange characters: an Onion Lord, Mercurio the Cat, Keith the Scotch Terrier and Forgetful Bill the Porcupine, to name but a few.They are a brave band, ready to fight. But nothing can prepare them for their reception by the evil, foul-mouthed Ratbreath!
We all love fantastic food, but the fact is that we don't always have the time to cook it. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Make Ahead Dishes shows you how to create beautiful dishes at your own pace, so that whenever you fancy a delicious dish, all you need to do is reheat and eat! From a simple Picnic Pie to an impressive Garlicky Chicken & Chorizo Pappadelle, this handy book contains over 100 tasty recipes to entertain effortlessly or simply give you the night off, plus more than 100 clever variations and new ideas. Every recipe is illustrated and includes clear step-by-step instructions, making them suitable for cooks of all abilities.
An ambitious SF novel that is at once post-cyberpunk and post-modern. Complex, multi-layered, it combines hard science, tarot and images of late 20th-century Europe to make something utterly original. And introduces a memorable new heroine to the genre...Malise has a problem. She's come downwell to Earth, but years of space combat have ruined her: her muscles have wasted away, her past is a confused torture of events and her brain is wired to addictive military hardware that's illegal on Earth.But with an AI mining probe returning to Earth, having bred and grown until it is hundreds of miles across, Malise is in the firing line again. The probe is indestructible and it is insatiable for more metals. No one knows how to stop it. Malise doesn't know she has a blueprint for humanity's survival wired into her head.
Confluence - a long, narrow, artificial world, half fertile river valley, half crater-strewn desert. A world beyond the end of human history, served by countless machines, inhabited by ten thousand bloodlines who worship their absent creators, rivem by a vast war against heretics. This is the home of Yama, found as an infant in a white boat on the world's Great River, raised by an obscure bureaucrat in an obscure town in the middle of a ruined necropolis, destined to become a clerk - until the discovery of his singular ancestry. For Yama appears to be the last remaining scion of the Builders, closest of all races to the revered architects of Confluence, able to awaken and control the secret machineries of the world.Pursued by enemies who want to make use of his powers, Yama voyages down the length of the world to search for answers to the mysteries of his origin, and to discover if he is to be the saviour of his world, or its nemesis.
A collection of amazing and touching stories that celebrates women and shows that miracles are still possible.
A Christian guide to living and coping with frustration in day to day life.
Through personal accounts and revelations, this book explores bullying at work and offers solutions to help overcome this stressful, often isolating experience facing many women and men. Based on three years of research, Andrea Adams plots the destructive forces currently eroding the professional lives of many people. By tracing the psychological origins of bullying at work this book investigates the effect of past relationships on the present, providing both individuals and organizations with a deeper understanding of why things can go so badly wrong. Through advice and guidance, it offers a way forward for all those who value the need for psychological well-being at the workplace.
When Karl Norwood's mail-order bride meets an untimely demise on the way to the Montana Territory, Hetty Wentworth steps in to take her place. Hetty has no idea how she's going to pretend to be all the things she isn't--including the mother of two kids. She only knows her deception is necessary if she's going to save two orphans from the awful fate she suffered as a child. Karl smells a rat when a much younger woman than he was expecting arrives with two children who look nothing like her. But his mail-order bride is so beautiful, he doesn't object--until he realizes that his charming new wife has been lying . . . about everything. Can a woman forced to keep secrets and a man hindered by distrust ever hope to find happily ever after in each other's arms?
Thirteen precious and magical silver charms have been lost in the kingdom of Karisma, and Sesame Brown has to track them down.This eBook collection brings all of the stories about Sesame together for the first time. Meet all of the inhabitants of Karisma, good and bad, from Queen Charm to Zorgen and scheming Morbrecia, and follow Sesame's exploits in the kingdom of Karisma, from her first adventure to her last.YOU can be a Charmseeker too!
Teenage eventing star Casey Blue has it all - fame, her champion horse Storm and a boyfriend who loves her.Then Kyle West walks into her life. The country's hottest equestrian coach is also drop dead gorgeous and Casey knows right away that she's in trouble. But who is Kyle and why are there so many unanswered questions about his past? And what is his connection to Anna Sparks, Casey's old rival?As the Burghley Horse Trials approaches, it becomes clear that what is at stake is not just the Grand Slam but Casey's life.The concluding novel of the One Dollar Horse trilogy by prize winning author, Lauren St John.
New adventures are in store for Joe and everyone else at the Hidden Horseshoe sanctuary in the third book in Victoria Eveleigh's new horse and pony series.Joe is fascinated by every horse he meets. Lightning is a pony club champion, but new challenges await Joe with his second pony, Fortune. Then he meets Velvet and Sherman, two majestic Shires, who open his eyes to the world of heavy horses. And Joe is about to discover just how awesome Shires can be when they help him in a dangerous and dramatic rescue at the Hidden Horseshoe sanctuary.The third in a pony trilogy for boys and girls from the author of the Katy's Ponies trilogy.
Trix is desperate to attend the exciting and glamorous Sisterhood of Magic Ball, but first she must pass a series of magical tests. Can Trix draw on all her witchy know-how - and the power of friendship - to become the belle of the ball?
Annabel Christopher is every inch the star: a glamorous actress with a devoted, handsome husband. To keep the paparazzi and her adoring public under her spell, her perfect image must be carefully cultivated, whatever the cost. Beneath the facade, though, her husband cannot bear her or their vapid existence. Envious of her success, and with a sense of drama far greater than her own, he stages a scandal that even Annabel will find it a challenge to recover from. 'There is no question about the quality and distinctiveness of her writing, with its quirky concern with human nature, and its comedy' William Boyd
Sissinghurt, when I first saw it on a spring day... caught instantly at my heart and imagination' - Vita Sackville-West
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