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Hurricane Summer

By Asha Bromfield
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  • Publisher : Wednesday Books
  • Isbn : 1250622301
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 887
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"This is an excellent examination of the ways wealth, gender, and color can shape and at times create mental and emotional fractures. Verdict: A great title for public and high school libraries looking for books that offer a nuanced look at patriarchy, wealth, and gender dynamics." —School Library Journal (starred review) "Bromfield may have made a name for herself for her role on Riverdale, but with this debut, about a volatile father-daughter relationship and discovering the ugly truths hidden beneath even the most beautiful facades, she is establishing herself as a promising writer...this is a must." —Booklist (starred review) In this sweeping debut, Asha Bromfield takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and into the soul of a girl coming to terms with her family, and herself, set against the backdrop of a hurricane. Tilla has spent her entire life trying to make her father love her. But every six months, he leaves their family and returns to his true home: the island of Jamaica. When Tilla’s mother tells her she’ll be spending the summer on the island, Tilla dreads the idea of seeing him again, but longs to discover what life in Jamaica has always held for him. In an unexpected turn of events, Tilla is forced to face the storm that unravels in her own life as she learns about the dark secrets that lie beyond the veil of paradise—all in the midst of an impending hurricane. Hurricane Summer is a powerful coming of age story that deals with colorism, classism, young love, the father-daughter dynamic—and what it means to discover your own voice in the center of complete destruction.

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  • Pages : 368
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 1426841140
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
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Australian tycoon Mark Hannaford closed himself off from the world after losing his wife…until Sylvie Browning waltzed into his home. He hired the gutsy gal to bring order to his life. Instead she brought chaos and laughter.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0593225406
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 785
  • File Pdf: i-am-the-storm.pdf

Book Summary:

A tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane are met, in turn, with resilience and awe in this depiction of nature's power and our own. In the face of our shifting climate, young children everywhere are finding themselves subject to unfamiliar and often frightening extreme weather. Beloved author Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Stemple address four distinct weather emergencies (a tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane) with warm family stories of finding the joy in preparedness and resilience. Their honest reassurance leaves readers with the message: nature is powerful, but you are powerful, too. Illustrated in rich environmental tones and featuring additional information about storms in the back, this book educates, comforts, and empowers young readers in stormy or sunny weather, and all the weather in between.

The Summer Series Boxed Set 1-3

By CJ Duggan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CJ Duggan
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 913
  • File Pdf: the-summer-series-boxed-set-1-3.pdf

Book Summary:

Contains THREE full length Summer Series Novels. (New Adult) THE BOYS OF SUMMER After first shift disasters, rude wealthy tourists, and a taunting ex boyfriend, Tess is convinced nothing good can come from working her summer away. However, Tess finds unlikely allies in a group of locals dubbed ‘The Onslow Boys’, who are old enough to drive cars, drink beer, and not worry about curfews. Tess’s summer of working expands her world with a series of first times with new friends, forbidden love, and heartbreaking chaos. All with the one boy she has never been able to forget. It will be a summer she will always remember. AN ENDLESS SUMMER With the new threat of putting the Onslow up for sale, Amy reluctantly turns to a local tradesman for help: Sean Murphy, the very same Onslow boy who saved her life all those years ago. With his help and that of some old friends, the task is clear: spend the summer building the hotel back up to its former glory or lose it for good. In an endless summer, Amy soon realises that sometimes in order to save your future, you have to face your past, even if it’s in the form of a smug, gorgeous Onslow boy. THAT ONE SUMMER Now the countdown begins to reach the others at Point Shank before the party is over and the new year has begun. Alone in a car with only the infuriating Chris Henderson, Tammy can’t help but feel this is a disastrous start to what could have been a great adventure. But when the awkward road trip takes an unexpected turn, Tammy soon discovers that the way her traitorous heart feels about Chris is the biggest disaster of all. Fogged up windows, moonlight swimming, bad karaoke and unearthed secrets; after this one summer nothing will ever be the same again. Warning: sexual references, and occasional coarse language.

The Summer Queen

By Elizabeth Chadwick
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Isbn : 0748133836
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 268
  • File Pdf: the-summer-queen.pdf

Book Summary:

'An author who makes history come gloriously alive' The Times 'Meticulous research and strong storytelling' Woman & Home 'A sumptuous ride' Toby Clements, Daily Telegraph ********************** Eleanor of Aquitaine A loving mother. A betrayed wife. A queen beyond compare. Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over eight hundred years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, bestselling novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before. Young, vibrant, privileged, Eleanor's future is golden as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine. But when her beloved father dies suddenly in the summer of 1137, her childhood ends abruptly. Forced to marry the young prince Louis of France, Eleanor is still struggling to adjust to her new role when Louis' father dies and they become King and Queen of France. Leaving everything behind, the vivacious Eleanor must face the complex and faction-riddled French court. She is only 13. Overflowing with scandal, politics, sex, triumphs and tragedies, The Summer Queen is the first novel in a stunning trilogy from award-winning and much-loved author Elizabeth Chadwick The next two books - The Winter Crown and The Autumn Throne - are available to buy NOW in paperback and ebook. Praise for Elizabeth Chadwick 'Enjoyable and sensuous' Daily Mail 'Stunning grasp of historical details... Her characters are beguiling and the story is intriguing and very enjoyable' Barbara Erskine 'Renowned historical novelist Chadwick tells this battle-of-the-sexes story from a woman's point of view' New York Post

The Year Without Summer

By William K. Klingaman,Nicholas P. Klingaman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Isbn : 1250012066
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 818
  • File Pdf: the-year-without-summer.pdf

Book Summary:

Like Winchester's Krakatoa, The Year Without Summer reveals a year of dramatic global change long forgotten by history In the tradition of Krakatoa, The World Without Us, and Guns, Germs and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year that became known as 18-hundred-and-froze-to-death. 1816 was a remarkable year—mostly for the fact that there was no summer. As a result of a volcanic eruption in Indonesia, weather patterns were disrupted worldwide for months, allowing for excessive rain, frost, and snowfall through much of the Northeastern U.S. and Europe in the summer of 1816. In the U.S., the extraordinary weather produced food shortages, religious revivals, and extensive migration from New England to the Midwest. In Europe, the cold and wet summer led to famine, food riots, the transformation of stable communities into wandering beggars, and one of the worst typhus epidemics in history. 1816 was the year Frankenstein was written. It was also the year Turner painted his fiery sunsets. All of these things are linked to global climate change—something we are quite aware of now, but that was utterly mysterious to people in the nineteenth century, who concocted all sorts of reasons for such an ungenial season. Making use of a wealth of source material and employing a compelling narrative approach featuring peasants and royalty, politicians, writers, and scientists, The Year Without Summer by William K. Klingaman and Nicholas P. Klingaman examines not only the climate change engendered by this event, but also its effects on politics, the economy, the arts, and social structures.

The Storm and the Darkness

By Sarah M. Cradit
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sarah M. Cradit
  • Isbn : 1490589481
  • Pages : 426
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 311
  • File Pdf: the-storm-and-the-darkness.pdf

Book Summary:

Two brothers. One light, one dark. Ana is drawn to, and afraid of, them both. “With impeccable pacing, Cradit shifts effortlessly between these various points of view, demonstrating superb psychological insight and a compassion for even her most damaged (and frightening) characters. Her talent for creating atmosphere rivals Daphne du Maurier.”- Christopher Rice, New York TimesBestselling Author of The Heavens Rise “This story will make you fall in love, shock you, keep you in suspense and make you stay up all night (warning) just so you can find out what happens next… tight and masterful.”- Ionia Froment, Amazon Top 100 reviewer “Cradit's writing is poetic prose.”- Becket, Bestselling Author of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles: An Alphabettery Ana Deschanel made a terrible mistake, one that not even her magic can fix. The only chance of protecting all involved is to flee New Orleans for the solitude of the remote North Atlantic. Summer Island, Maine (population 202) is not the tranquil escape Ana envisioned. The locals are distant and cold, especially her neighbor, the reclusive veterinarian Jonathan St. Andrews. Her only lifeline is the eccentric caretaker, Alex, who conveniently shows up at all the right moments, warning her she’s completely unprepared for a Summer Island winter. As the storm approaches, Ana may soon be cut off from the rest of the world. After a surprising encounter with Jonathan’s diametrically different brother, Finn, Ana braves the storm to return something he lost, only to slip and fall on the jagged shoreline. The St. Andrews brothers find her in the nick of time, bringing her to their home to ride out the blizzard. Ana comes from a family of powerful witches, but her own gift—healing—has never worked when she needed it. As both the storm and Ana’s condition worsen, the St. Andrews brothers learn there are more sinister forces at work, closer than they ever imagined. With no help from the outside world, they must find a way to protect themselves from both the storm and the growing darkness that looms across the island. From USA Today bestselling paranormal author Sarah M. Cradit comes The Storm and the Darkness.This novel is the first installment in the bestselling witches family saga, The House of Crimson & Clover Amazon Reviewers: "Tight and masterful." "Darkness is sexy." "I absolutely love this world." "Superb psychological insight." "I can't get enough of this series." "It only takes a moment to become entangled in the lives of these characters - but it will take a lifetime to get over the effects!" "If you haven't started this series, go, right now, start reading. They are that good." "Get ready for an awesome ride." Dive into the secret, ancient, powerful world of two New Orleans families, the Deschanels and the Sullivans... The House of Crimson and Clover Series: This is the recommended reading order for the series. The Storm and the Darkness Shattered The Illusions of Eventide Bound Midnight Dynasty Asunder Empire of Shadows Myths of Midwinter The Hinterland Veil The Secrets Amongst the Cypress Within the Garden of Twilight House of Dusk, House of Dawn The Saga of Crimson & Clover: A sprawling dynasty. An ancient bloodline. A world of magic and mayhem. Welcome to the Saga of Crimson & Clover, where all series within are linked but can be equally enjoyed on their own. Series List: The House of Crimson & Clover Series The Seven Series The Midnight Dynasty Series Vampires of the Merovingi Series Visit www.sarahmcradit.com for the latest information, news, and updates. Search terms: Louisiana, bayou, Maine, island, isolation, witches, wizards, New Orleans, family of witches, Southern, wealthy families, sorcery, magic, coming of age, bestseller, bestselling, USA Today bestseller, love triangle, bad boy, shaman, healer, storm, dark fantasy, fantasy

The Summer List

By Amy Mason Doan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 1488032866
  • Pages : 376
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 167
  • File Pdf: the-summer-list.pdf

Book Summary:

In the tradition of Judy Blume’s Summer Sisters, The Summer List is a tender yet tantalizing novel about two friends, the summer night they fell apart, and the scavenger hunt that reunites them decades later—until the clues expose a breathtaking secret... Named a Best Book of Summer 2018 by PopSugar, Coastal Living, Family Circle, and The Globe & Mail Laura and Casey were once inseparable: as they floated on their backs in the sunlit lake, as they dreamed about the future under starry skies, and as they teamed up for the wild scavenger hunts in their small California lakeside town. Until one summer night, when a shocking betrayal sent Laura running through the pines, down the dock, and into a new life, leaving Casey and a first love in her wake. But the past is impossible to escape, and now, after seventeen years away, Laura is pulled home and into a reunion with Casey she can’t resist—one last scavenger hunt. With a twist: this time, the list of clues leads to the settings of their most cherished summer memories. From glistening Jade Cove to the vintage skating rink, each step they take becomes a bittersweet reminder of the friendship they once shared. But just as the game brings Laura and Casey back together, the clues unravel a stunning secret that threatens to tear them apart… Mesmerizing and unforgettable, Amy Mason Doan’s The Summer List is about losing and recapturing the person who understands you best—and the unbreakable bonds of girlhood. “With a vivid sense of place and characters as real as your high school besties, this debut novel is sure to please fans of Kristin Hannah and Elin Hilderbrand.” —Library Journal “The Summer List is a sparkling debut novel filled with nostalgia that will make you long for your childhood friends and carefree summer days.” —PopSugar

In A Summer Season

By Elizabeth Taylor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Virago
  • Isbn : 0748131019
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 438
  • File Pdf: in-a-summer-season.pdf

Book Summary:

In a Summer Season is one of Elizabeth Taylor's finest novels in which, in a moving and powerful climax, she reveals love to be the thing it is: beautiful, often funny, and sometimes tragic. 'You taste of rain', he said, kissing her. 'People say I married her for her money', he thought contentedly, and for the moment was full of the self-respect that loving her had given him. Kate Heron is a wealthy, charming widow who marries, much to the disapproval of friends and neighbours, a man ten years her junior: the attractive, feckless Dermot. Then comes the return of Kate's old friend Charles - intelligent, kind and now widowed, with his beautiful young daughter. Kate watches happily as their two families are drawn together, finding his presence reassuringly familiar, but slowly she becomes aware of subtle undercurrents that begin to disturb the calm surface of their friendship. Before long, even she cannot ignore the gathering storm . . .

Finding You

By Lydia Albano
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Swoon Reads
  • Isbn : 1250098599
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 769
  • File Pdf: finding-you.pdf

Book Summary:

Taken from home and family, all they have is each other: a young woman learns to rely on her inner strength in this suspenseful debut that celebrates the power of true love and never giving up. Isla is kidnapped from a train platform in broad daylight and thrust into a nightmare when she is sold to a sadistic aristocrat. Locked in a dungeon with a dozen other girls, Isla's only comfort is a locket and the memory of the boy she loves. But as the days pass and more girls disappear, she realizes that help is not coming... If they're going to survive, they'll have to escape on their own. Chosen by readers like you for Macmillan's young adult imprint Swoon Reads, Lydia Albano's debut novel Finding You is a powerful story of a teen girl finding strength and hope even in the worst circumstances. Praise for Finding You, from the Swoon Reads community: “A timely reminder that female subjugation must always be fought." —VOYA "Isla’s determination to reunite with her beloved Tam will captivate romance fans, and all will cheer her newfound self-reliance." —Booklist "Beautifully and thoughtfully written, suspenseful, engaging, and wonderfully substantive." —Suellen Foreman, reader on SwoonReads.com

The Last Rose of Summer

By Di Morrissey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pan Australia
  • Isbn : 9781742622019
  • Pages : 688
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 105
  • File Pdf: the-last-rose-of-summer.pdf

Book Summary:

From Australia's favourite storyteller with new novel Before the Storm out now. A compelling story of two remarkable women connected across the decades by the men who love them. . . and the magic of a place called Zanana. KATE, a strong-willed heiress determined to defy Edwardian convention, but she must pay the ultimate price to keep the home she loves so much... ODETTE, an independent and idealistic young journalist caught in a fierce battle to save Zanana from ruthless developers... Years apart yet inextricably linked by Zanana, the magnificent mansion they both love, these two striking women prove they are not afraid to fight for what they believe in. From turn-of-the-century India to contemporary Sydney, The Last Rose of Summer is an epic story of love, possession and intrigue.

The Summer I Turned Pretty

By Jenny Han
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1416999175
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 695
  • File Pdf: the-summer-i-turned-pretty.pdf

Book Summary:

Soon to be a streaming series in Summer 2021! Belly has an unforgettable summer in this stunning start to the Summer I Turned Pretty series from the New York Times bestselling author of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (now a major motion picture!), Jenny Han. Some summers are just destined to be pretty. Belly measures her life in summers. Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. Winters are simply a time to count the weeks until the next summer, a place away from the beach house, away from Susannah, and most importantly, away from Jeremiah and Conrad. They are the boys that Belly has known since her very first summer—they have been her brother figures, her crushes, and everything in between. But one summer, one wonderful and terrible summer, the more everything changes, the more it all ends up just the way it should have been all along.

Witch Happens (The Summer Sisters Witch Cozy Mystery, #1)

By A. M. King
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : A.M. King
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 126
  • File Pdf: witch-happens.pdf

Book Summary:

Some people come from a long family line of lawyers, doctors, teachers and even cops. Febe just found out she comes from a long line of…witches! Febe Summer is not having a good day. Or a good year, for that matter. She lost her fiancé, her job, and her apartment all in one day—on her 25th birthday! Talk about the worst. Birthday. Ever! She’s jobless, penniless and soon to be…homeless. Will she be able to rebound and pick herself up again? Oh, and she just found out, thanks to a dark family secret, that she’s not who she thought she was. She’s a witch! And she’s not allowed to practice magic—yet. When she moves back to her small hometown of Blackshore Bay, there’s more family drama than she can handle. Her aunties are out of control, her sister is being secretive and someone has murdered the malicious town gossip. Will she be able to find out whom, before it’s too late? The Summer Sisters Witch Cozy Mystery series: Witch Happens (Book 1) Life’s a Witch (Book 2) Witch You Were Here (Book 3) Witchful Thinking (Book 4) coming soon

Across The Continent - A Summer's Journey To The Rocky Mountains, The Mormons And The Pacific States

By Samuel Bowles
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Isbn : 1447496353
  • Pages : 474
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 442
  • File Pdf: across-the-continent-a-summer-s-journey-to-the-rocky-mountains-the-mormons-and-the-pacific-states.pdf

Book Summary:

Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper, accompanied Speaker of the House of Representatives Schuyler Colfax on this trans-continental trip in 1865. The pair travelled by rail from Springfield to Atchison, then by stagecoach through Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost reach of the new Pacific railroad, and then again by rail on to San Francisco. They returned via ship to Panama, across the Isthmus by rail, and home by sea. This early travelogue is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains details of Samuel Bowles’s travels through North America and his experiences along the way. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone with an interest in the history of America.