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Past Midnight by Mara Purnhagen

Past Midnight by Mara Punrhagen Past Midnightby Mara PurnhagenPublishing on September 1st 2010 by HarlequinPaperback, 208 pages With parents who have their own popular ghost-debunking TV show, it’s hard for new girl Charlotte Silver to keep a low profile, especially when her parents’ work follows her to high school in the form of two angry ghosts. Charlotte Silver wants to live like a normal person, spend her senior year in one school and go around with normal people – well is this too much to ask for? Not for a

Hugh and Bess by Susan Higginbotham

Hugh and Bess by Susan HigginbothamPublished August 1st 2009 by Sourcebooks Landmark (first published October 29th 2007)Paperback, 320 pages Forced to marry Hugh le Despenser, the son and grandson of disgraced traitors, Bess de Montacute, just 13 years old, is appalled at his less-than-desirable past. Meanwhile, Hugh must give up the woman he really loves in order to marry the reluctant Bess. Far apart in age and haunted by the past, can Hugh and Bess somehow make their marriage work?  Just as walls break down and love begins to grow, the

Hakim & Terrance Shadow Mystery by Bernadine Feagins

Hakim & Terrance Shadow Mystery by Bernadine Feagins Paperback, 68 Pages Published August 7, 2009 Synopsis: Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery is a wonderful story about a lost dog. Two best friends go on an adventure to bring Shadow home. Along the way you will meet nice neighbors, some kind business owners and many others. The mystery begins when someone finally provides a clue. What do you think that clue is? Find out today with your purchase of Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery First of all thanks to Pump up

Along Came a Spider by James Patterson

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson Published in 1992 Paperback, 502 Pages From GoodReads.com, A missing little girl named Maggie Rose. A family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. The thrill-killing of a beautiful elementary school teacher. A psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who calls himself the Son of Lindbergh. He is so terrifying that the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police cannot outsmart him-even after he’s been captured.Gary Soneji is a mild-mannered mathematics teacher at a Washington, D.C., private school for the children of the

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Heidi by Johanna Spyri Published in 1880 Hardcover, 288 pages 5 on 5! From GoodReads.com, What happens when a little orphan girl is forced to live with her cold and frightening grandfather? The heartwarming answer has engaged children for more than a century, both on the page and on the screen. Johanna Spyri’s beloved story offers youngsters an endearing and intelligent heroine, a cast of unique and memorable characters, and a fascinating portrait of a small Alpine village. I cannot believe that I never knew about this book when I

True Believer By Nicholas Sparks

True Believer By Nicholas Sparks Published by May 31st 2005 by Time Warner Book Group Paperback, 434 pages 3.5 on 5! From GoodReads.com, As a science journalist with a regular column in Scientific American, Jeremy Marsh specializes in debunking the supernatural. A born skeptic, he travels to the small town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, determined to find the real cause behind the ghostly apparitions that appear in the towns cemetery. What he doesn’t plan on, however, is falling hopelessly in love with Lexie Darnell, granddaughter of the town psychic.

Family Plots: Love, Death & Tax Evasion by Mary Patrick Kavanaugh

Family Plots: Love, Death & Tax Evasion by Mary Patrick Kavanaugh Published October 27th 2008 by iUniverse.com  Paperback, 300 pages From GoodReads.com, Family Plots is a fresh and funny autobiographical novel about a young mother trying against all odds to create a normal family life with her new husband, a criminal attorney, who—it turns out—is committing a few crimes of his own. The novel offers readers a wry, unsentimental account of a marriage barreling toward calamity. In an attempt to find romance, family, and financial stability, its struggling heroine stumbles

Soul Catcher by Leigh Bridger

Soul Catcher (The Outsider Series #1) by Leigh Bridger Published October 1st 2009 by BelleBooks, Inc. Paperback, 320 pages 4 of 5! Description From the Gothic eccentricity of Asheville, North Carolina to the terrifying recesses of the Appalachian wilderness, from modern demonology to ancient Cherokee mythology, SOUL CATCHER follows the tormented journey of folk artist Livia Belane, who has been stalked through many lives by a sadistic and vengeful demon. Livia and her loved ones, including her frontier-era soul mate and husband, Ian, a Soul Hunter, have never beaten the

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apartby Chinua AchebeFirst published in 1958Paperback, 224 Pages Lliterary awards Margaret Wong Memorial Prize From GoodReads.com, THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first of these stories traces Okonkwo’s fall from grace with the tribal world in which he lives, and in its classical purity of line and economical beauty it provides us with a powerful fable about the immemorial conflict between the individual and society. The second story, which is

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