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Silencing Sam: When a widely despised gossip columnist is found shot to death, Riley Spartz must secretly investigate a case in which she becomes the prime suspect. In the wake of the brutal murder, our heroine discovers that news and gossip have more in common than she ever imagined. Trouble begins when Riley publicly clashes with newspaper gossip writer Sam Pierce, throwing a drink in his face after he implies in his popular column that she cheated on her husband. When clues to the homicide lead to her, Riley is charged with the crime. The police seem unwilling to look any further for perpetrators, although numerous local news- makers have reason for revenge--even a motive for killing. Killing Kate: Channel 3's news director sends Riley on a dog rescue story sure to win over Minneapolis-St. Paul's viewers. But when the Twin City's latest murder victim is someone from Riley's past, she can't stay away. Kate Warner was her college roommate's sister, and the killer's signature--a chalk outline of a winged angel--links him to a string of homicides across the Midwest. Unearthing his agenda leads Riley to the legendary Black Angel statue in an Iowa cemetery--and may lead to a twisted trap designed just for her by the angel killer himself. Shunning Sarah: Minneapolis's star investigative reporter Riley Spartz is constantly in search of her next TV sweeps piece. When she hears that a young boy is trapped at the bottom of a sinkhole, she smells ratings. Little does she know just how big the story will be--not only does it involve a tragic murder, but the local Amish community as well. Once Riley is on the case, though, she sees that solving it will be anything but easy.
Julie and her family join a wagon train traveling from Indiana to Oregon during the 1800s, enduring many challenges while on the difficult five-month journey.
[From The Back Cover] Julie has the perfect dress, a great makeover, the best date and ... a broken leg! The big dance is coming up and Julie can't wait. She and Rosie are already planning stunning new outfits and complete makeovers. When it comes to the dance, Julie has a one-track mind. But Becky doesn't think it's such a big deal. She accepts a Party Line job for the very same day, and Julie is outraged! If she works at the party she'll never have time to get ready for the dance! That's just the beginning, though. The Party Line isn't the only thing getting in Julie's way Get on The Party Line Meet Julie, Becky, Rosie and Allie in this fun-filled series about friendship, growing up, and having a good time!
A shy twelve-year-old girl must solve a puzzle involving characters from Greek mythology to free herself from a spell which makes her irresistible to boys.
[From The Front Flap] "Juliet knew that Mrs. Lacey needed her help. She knew Mrs. Lacey wanted Lydia Jane to sit next to someone who could set a good example. And Juliet was the person who could do it." Or could she? No two students in Mrs. Lacey's third grade class could be more different than Juliet Fisher and Lydia Jane Bly. Juliet keeps her mind on her work, which is always excellent. Lydia Jane is interested in lots of different things, and she likes to talk about them. During spelling. During math. Despite Juliet's best efforts, Lydia Jane doesn't reform. In fact, she doesn't even realize she has a problem! Juliet's stumped until friends Granville Jones and Jonah Twist enter the picture. They have a plan, and according to Jonah, it's foolproof..."
"These violent delights have violent endsAnd in their triumph die, like fire and powder,Which as they kiss consume."--Romeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareThe most tragic love story in history . . .Juliet Capulet didn't take her own life. She was murdered by the person she trusted most, her new husband, Romeo Montague, a sacrifice made to ensure his own immortality. But what Romeo didn't anticipate was that Juliet would be granted eternity, as well, and would become an agent for the Ambassadors of Light. For 700 years, she's fought Romeo for the souls of true lovers, struggling to preserve romantic love and the lives of the innocent. Until the day she meets someone she's forbidden to love, and Romeo, oh Romeo, will do everything in his power to destroy that love.From the Hardcover edition.
Juliet, Naked is bestselling author Nick Hornby's moving, funny account of life's second chances. Annie's put fifteen years into safe, slightly obsessive Duncan, and now she'd like her money back, please. It's time to move on. But she lives in Gooleness, the north's answer to a question nobody asked. Is she really going to find real, proper, feel-it-deep-down-in-your-boots love on a damp and windy seafront? Or perhaps she should follow her heart and pursue Tucker, the reclusive American rock star, who keeps emailing her his smart advice. But between Annie and her second chance lie a few obstacles. There's Malcolm, the world's most judgemental therapist, and Barnesy, the north's most extrovert dancer. There's what men and women will do and won't do for love. And, of course, there's Tucker. . . Hilarious and tender, this bestselling novel will move you in ways both profound and surprising. It's Nick Hornby at his brilliant best. If you like David Nicholls, David Sedaris and Jonathan Coe you will love this book.
An enthralling new telling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet--told from the perspective of Juliet's nurse.In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day-old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet-nurse to their newborn baby. As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen years, the nurse learns the Cappellettis' darkest secrets. Those secrets--and the nurse's deep personal grief--erupt across five momentous days of love and loss that destroy a daughter, and a family. By turns sensual, tragic, and comic, Juliet's Nurse gives voice to one of literature's most memorable and distinctive characters, a woman who was both insider and outsider among Verona's wealthy ruling class. Exploring the romance and intrigue of interwoven loyalties, rivalries, jealousies, and losses only hinted at in Shakespeare's play, this is a never-before-heard tale of the deepest love in Verona--the love between a grieving woman and the precious child of her heart. In the tradition of Sarah Dunant, Philippa Gregory, and Geraldine Brooks, Juliet's Nurse is a rich prequel that reimagines the world's most cherished tale of love and loss, suffering and survival.
Presents a biography of the founder of the Girl Scout movement.
Before we go any further, let's get this out of the way. I want you to do three things for me. One. Do not be offended by anything you read beyond this point.Two. Leave your inhibitions at the door.Three, and most important. Everything you see and hear from now on must remain between us. Now, let me take you to a place you've never been before...Film student Catherine has a secret: a long-held dream, the source of all her sexual imaginings. A dream full of desires of which she is ashamed and embarrassed. And these vivid dreams eventually find their way into her everyday life. One night, at a club, she meets at a man who leads her into a strange world. And soon she is drawn toward the Juliette Society, an exclusive secret society in which all the deepest, darkest fantasies are explored. But for those who join this world, there is no turning back.
A new animal is needed for the circus. Will it be an elephant? A lion? NO, it's a talking gorilla. For young readers, especially good for blind parents with sighted children who may enjoy the pictures in the printed book.
A chilling story of ambition, Daphne du Maurier's third novel has lost none of its ability to unsettle and disturb. Julius Levy has grown up in a peasant family in a village on the banks of the Seine.
The riotously funny Lilly thinks her new baby brother, Julius, is disgusting -- if he was a number, he would be zero. But when Cousin Garland dares to criticize Julius, Lilly bullies her into loudly admiring Julius as the baby of the world.
Tragedy about the death of the Emperor Julius Caesar and its aftermath.
Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of conspiracy and betrayal tells the story of the murder of Julius Caesar and the gruesome aftermath as Rome descends into a violent mob. This edition includes: An overview of Shakespeare's life, canon, and dramaturgy An introduction to the play by Barbara Rosen and William Rosen of the University of Connecticut Selections from Plutarch's Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans, the source from which Shakespeare derived the play Also included are the following commentaries: Maynard Mack: The Modernity of Julius Caesar Coppelia Kahn: A Voluntary Wound Roy Walker: From Unto Caesar: A Review of Recent Productions Richard David: A Review of Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare, 1972) Ralph Berry: On Directing Shakespeare: An Interview with Trevor Nunn, Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peggy Goodman Endel: Julio Cesar: The 1986 Florida Shakespeare Festival Sylvan Barnet: Julius Caesar on the Stage and Screen
Love at first sight turns into newlywed bliss for former librarian Aurora Teagarden-until violence cuts the honeymoon short. Wealthy businessman Martin Bartell gives Roe exactly what she wants for their wedding: Julius House. But both the house and Martin come with murky pasts. And when Roe is attacked by an ax-wielding maniac, she realizes that the secrets inside her four walls--and her brand-new marriage--could destroy her.
The game under the tree looked like a hundred others Peter and Judy had at home. But they were bored and restless and, looking for something interesting to do, thought they'd give Jumanji a try. Little did they know when they unfolded its ordinary-looking playing board that they were about to be plunged into the most exciting and bizarre adventure of their lives. In his second book for children, Chris Van Allsburg again explores the ever-shifting line between fantasy and reality with this story about a game that comes startlingly to life. His marvelous drawings beautifully convey a mix of the everyday and the extraordinary, as a quiet house is taken over by an exotic jungle.
If you want to have all your friends laughing hysterically at your jokes, the Jumbo Jokes and Riddles Book is for you! Featuring hilarious knock-knock jokes and brain-scratching riddles, this book is guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Not just any joke book, the Jumbo Jokes and Riddles Book will provide you with hours of jumbo fun.
Killing her grandmother was a choice Helena Hunter made all by herself, but she wasn't thinking about the consequences of her actions when she pulled the trigger. Back home after eight years in prison, she finds that the little girl she left behind is now a teenage stranger who thinks her mother might be a monster. The family members who labeled her the black sheep want her to forget the fact that they all played a part in her downfall. And the wonder of being free again is overshadowed by the fear of a future filled with uncertainty.
Jump Attack: The Formula for Explosive Athletic Performance, Jumping Higher, and Training Like the Prosby Tim Grover
Legendary trainer Tim Grover's internationally acclaimed training program used by the pros, including Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant--now completely revised, updated, and expanded, with 100 new photos.<P> Since 1989 when Tim Grover began training Michael Jordan, hundreds of elite competitors have turned to Grover to become stronger, faster, and more powerful, both physically and mentally. From Jordan to Kobe Bryant to Dwyane Wade and countless other superstars, Grover's revolutionary methods have made the best even better, year after year. <P> In Jump Attack, Grover shares the revolutionary program he uses to train the pros. A fitness bible for athletes around the world, this three-phase, twelve-week program has been completely updated with new exercises and workouts as well as cutting-edge information on training, nutrition, longevity, injury prevention, and more. Devised for explosive power, quickness, endurance, and agility, this intensely challenging workout pushes athletes out of their comfort zones, tests their capacity to go harder, and turns "I can't" into "Just try and stop me." <P> You don't have to be an elite athlete to benefit from Grover's program--but you can attain the mindset of a champion through the physical program outlined in this complete plan. Says Grover: "This is how my pros do it. If you want to become more explosive, stronger, and faster, if you want to jump higher and improve your overall athletic performance in any sport, this is exactly how we do it today: This program is the difference between jumping and taking flight."
Ella and Laura can't believe it when two of the meanest girls from a rival volleyball team switch to their team. They decide to give the girls a chance, but before long it's clear that Beth and Gretchen have no plans to be good teammates. Since Laura has been benched with a knee injury, Ella feels very alone on the court. How can she manage to get Gretchen and Beth to play with her, not against her? Is there any hope for a championship, or is the season ruined before it begins?
Young Daniel Arabus and his mother are slaves in the house of Captain Ivers of Stratford, Connecticut. By law they should be free, since Daniel's father fought in the Revolutionary army and earned enough in soldiers' notes to buy his family's freedom. But now Daniel's father is dead, and Mrs. Ivers has taken the notes from his mother. When Daniel bravely steals the notes back, a furious Captain Ivers forces him aboard a ship bound for the West Indies--and certain slavery. Even if Daniel can manage to jump ship in New York, will he be able to travel the long and dangerous road to freedom?
A battlefield moment of clarity leads Sergeant Bobby Evans back to the Texas town he fled long ago. His new mission-winning back the woman he wants, by any naughty means necessary. Jennifer Jones spent seven years aching with the memory of Bobby's blistering kisses-and his sudden, silent departure. Now he's back, looking to pick up where they left off-naked and voracious. But Jen won't get burned again, no matter howhotBobby turned out. Two torrid weeks, then she'll give him his marching orders. . . ;or not!
Doug Hall shares data-proven methods that can make sales, marketing, and business development measurably more effective.