L'Opale: Tome 1 (French Edition) by Thomas Goudal,Angélique Blondeau,Maud Faucher,Audrey Levy

By Thomas Goudal,Angélique Blondeau,Maud Faucher,Audrey Levy

L'Opale est un roman delusion imaginé par des teenagers durant leur scolarité. Ils vous offrent aujourd'hui un voyage dans l'univers magique de Cosmira... Ils transposent dans ce monde les préoccupations des children: amitié, amour, quête d'identité... Sans oublier les combats, les rebondissement, les pouvoirs et créatures magiques. Vous vivrez avec leurs personnages une aventure épique!


Roxane, maladroite et peu sociable ; Audrey, pas très grande et toujours dans los angeles lune ; Maud, un peu folle et séductrice ; Thomas,
naïf et en manque de maturité ; et Tiffany, réservée et solitaire... Ces « élus » vont devoir sauver le monde ! Enfin... pas n’importe
quel monde : Celui de Cosmira...

Ils devront se laisser guider par une étrange « voix » qui résonne dans leurs têtes. Celle-ci va les mener à une fontaine magique qui
leur permettra de se lancer dans cette quête. Ils apprendront à vivre ensemble, à se battre à l'aide de leurs dons magiques, puis, à
former une grande armée en s'alliant aux différents peuples et créatures de ce monde...

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Mahihkan Lake by R.P. MacIntyre

By R.P. MacIntyre

instantly ahead of his tragic demise, stuttering mechanic Dave visits his more youthful brother Denny with a be aware for his or her sister Dianne. “D-don’t r-read it. D-don’t open it. D-don’t n-nothing it,” Dave instructions earlier than starting off one final time for the deserted relations cabin at Mahihkan Lake, a spot the place disputes are settled with shotguns and arson is written off as an act of God. After the funeral — and a quick stint in rehab for the gin-dependent Denny — he and Dianne head north to unfold their followed brother’s ashes and try to rebuild their fractured dating. Harold Huckaluk is on an identical trip in the direction of redemption after a street twist of fate results in the suspension of his trucking license and the lack of his resources. Divorced and estranged from his kinfolk, Harold makes a decision to take advantage of his new freedom to canoe the Mahihkan River to the lake the place he additionally owns a cabin. quickly the emotional toll of Harold’s prior and the actual beating sustained throughout the journey develop into an excessive amount of, and Harold’s sanity starts off to slide, top him to suspect that the 2 ravens and yellow-eyed wolf he retains seeing are following him.

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City of Memories by Richard Ali

By Richard Ali

urban of thoughts follows 4 characters negotiating the impact of assorted traumas. Towering above them is the tale of Ummi al-Qassim, a princess of Bolewa, and the feud that attended her love-first for a nobleman, then for a poet-a feud that bequeaths her with insanity and loss of life. All 4 are bracketed by way of the trendy urban of Jos in imperative Nigeria, the place political supremacy and perverse parental love turn into causes for an ethno-religious eruption calculated to smash the Nigeria State.

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Skinny Lenny's Front Step & Other Stories by Tony DeSabato

By Tony DeSabato

The first tale in writer Tony DeSabato’s new assortment introduces nine-year-old Nicholas Amadeo DiDominico—Nad for brief, similar to his dad. In “Friday evening Dinner,” Nad attempts to subtly care for his family’s ritualistic Friday dinner of beans and fish whilst he without notice chokes on a fishbone. ahead of Nad can blink, his father is dangling him the wrong way up over the kitchen ground and whacking his again. His father’s unconventional procedure will get the fish bone out, yet Nad by no means particularly recovers from the experience.

This whimsical tale is one of the in DeSabato’s assortment. every one tale has its personal type and subject, yet they're all attached via the nature of Nad, a child becoming up in South Philly. examine how he avoids extra fish bones, enjoys his youth, and reveals new adventures.

DeSabato’s assortment, even if, isn’t all in regards to the wonders of youngster. As Nad grows older, he and his family members suffer numerous traumas and trials. He loses household and realizes he needs to depart infantile issues at the back of.

Nad, his family members, and his pals shine as certain voices in DeSabato’s attractive assortment. there are various laughs in Skinny Lenny’s entrance Step & different Stories, yet there also are moments of loss—just like turning out to be up.

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What I learned from Nicetown by James McGowan

By James McGowan

What i realized in Nicetown follows Sean Summers, the son of 2 profitable medical professionals. Sean has felt ignored his whole lifestyles through his mom and dad, who constantly positioned paintings in entrance their son. the one individual Sean feels really cares approximately him is his grandmother. Who has virtually raised considering a tender age. yet after her dying and intensely little help Sean appears to be like hopelessly misplaced. till he comes to a decision to solid his damaged domestic apart and head out into the area.
An inspiring tale of a boy searching for his method on the earth. he'll have to conquer much to outlive the place he's going. yet with the aid of neighbors, and their shared reports. it may possibly simply be adequate to carry Sean again from the brink.

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Up Campus, Down Campus: The Adventures of Anirban Roy In JNU by Avijit Ghosh

By Avijit Ghosh

It’s the past due Nineteen Eighties and Anirban Roy, clean from the dustbowls of internal India, arrives on another planet known as JNU. right here Marx ideas the graffiti, the pamphlets and the prompt interpreting record. yet Freud, no less than his intercourse factor, principles such a lot minds.

Anirban has a set objective: get during the ‘civil services’. each day he hurries via his ablutions, eats a slippery fried egg with a half-burnt toast, quick scans The Hindu (the most well liked newspaper of long term civil prone aspirants), stuffs a pc into his jhola and units out to wait his periods. He definitely harbours no lofty Leftist beliefs nor any grand political targets. yet JNU has different plans for him—the pupil elections and heartbreak.

Up Campus, Down Campus is an exuberant party of JNU’s distinctiveness. With fresh honesty and humour, Avijit Ghosh maps the aspirations, raging hormones and ethical conflicts of small-town boys like Anirban, who arrive in urban campuses each year wanting to construct a existence and, maybe, additionally locate love.

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Emerson's Home by Wendy Fiore

By Wendy Fiore

humans say that wasting a baby is the worst tragedy an individual can undergo. Emerson LaMonica wouldn't agree. After her father’s dying, 8-year-old Emerson can't think whatever hurting extra. She starts off to isolate herself from every person in her existence, no longer letting someone get too shut, shutting humans out to prevent getting so damage back; the single coping ability her younger psyche can do to heal. even if, it is going to now not mend her. The isolation basically factors her extra harm.
Throughout all of this, her cherished grandfather, her Empa, refuses to enable her close him out, drawing her in together with his love and religion, and he or she can't support yet to permit him to stay pricey to her middle. Her most sensible neighbors, Melanie and Robert, remain in her existence as they develop up, yet Emerson retains them at a distance, drawing her energy from her love of teachers, her grandfather, and his farm in Vermont.
While residing in long island urban after collage, the villain of the ebook rapes Emerson, ripping her virginity away and propelling her off her shaky starting place. Ashamed at what has occurred and on my own at the back of the fake defense of her emotional partitions, she suffers in silence and solitude for 3 years. in the middle of all of it, she loses her loved Empa, inflicting her to hit rock bottom.
Working as an archivist, she needs to study the beginning of an previous portray. An insurmountable activity at this aspect in her existence, Emerson flees the town and returns to her small city in Vermont. The rape forces her to gain that her coping suggestions are dead. Such responses will kill her if she maintains so they can close all people out of her lifestyles. The portray turns into the motor vehicle that contains her again to Vermont. Her soul mate Robert, the city, and the farm all play a job in bringing Emerson domestic. The partitions start to fall apart to bare the true Emerson and the chuffed existence intended for her as she learns the significance of letting humans into her lifestyles and heart.

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Trey's Company by Frank Murtaugh

By Frank Murtaugh


Love a bit, die a bit, and holiday the legislation. Trey Milligan did all of them in a single summer season, and prior to his 14th birthday.

Trey lives in Southern California together with his mom and dad and more youthful sister, yet is spending the summer season after seventh grade along with his widowed grandmother in a small Tennessee city. The South turns into domestic to Trey, but additionally represents the liberty each baby affiliates with the summer time months.

Three of Trey’s associates — Wendy, Devon, and Larry — come to personify love, demise, and the felony aspect, demanding situations each baby needs to, at some point soon, confront. jointly, the trio builds an unasked-for bridge to maturity for Trey. the heat and comforts of a “summer at Grandma’s” turns into a life-changing season of inner growth.

None of the transformative occasions of this fateful summer season, notwithstanding, arrange Trey for the horror nearly actually round the corner . . . the monster in hiding, and much too as regards to the lady he involves love.

A coming of age story set in the summertime of 1982, the tale displays the transition of a tender guy compelled — over 3 months — to develop up in ways in which ordinarily require numerous years. Trey’s grandmother, sister, and an older second-cousin support form him in the course of the so much memorable summer time of his existence. yet it’s 3 pals — Trey’s corporation — who endlessly switch his life.

About the Author
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Frank Murtaugh grew up in a number of locations — Atlanta, Italy, Southern California — ahead of his kinfolk settled in Northfield, Vermont. Spending his winters on a basketball courtroom, Frank by no means realized to ski, and didn’t totally savour maple syrup until eventually marrying his spouse, Sharon, whose kinfolk runs a small sugaring enterprise. at the present time Murtaugh lives in Memphis, Tennessee, the place he has labored as a journalist for greater than twenty years. A graduate of Tufts college and an established coping with editor at Memphis journal, Frank and his spouse, Sharon, are the proud mom and dad of 2 daughters, Sofia and Elena.

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Dear Walt by R. D. Frazier

By R. D. Frazier

It was once sour chilly at the streets of Denver while 14-year-old Andy stepped off the bus. harassed and scared, he had no approach of figuring out the haphazard, occasionally chaotic, paths his existence could take over the subsequent 3 many years. He easily knew leaving Texas
was his purely choice.

The subsequent 4 years with Aunt Margaret and Johnny have been a mélange of affection, wish, loneliness … mingled with melancholy whilst Aunt Margaret’s melanoma lower back. Fitful desires of his mother’s loss of life crushed him and, along with his complete lifestyles rate reductions of $112
in his pocket, Andy set out back leaving Bronson in the back of, hoping his previous Falcon could delay to the subsequent bankruptcy of his existence. He by no means imagined the particular humans he could stumble upon within the striking lifestyles that lay ahead.

Here's one short quote from the book:

“They’re long gone now, Bronson and Aunt Margaret ... I couldn’t think the place I might
be now if Aunt Margaret ... hadn’t taken me in that wintry weather. And Bronson, that impressive outdated puppy made lifestyles bearable via hearing each observe I acknowledged to him approximately Mama and Daddy ... He understood. He listened. He didn’t pass judgement on me. He knew what it intended to be on my own at the street, no longer figuring out what the long run holds.”

As David Kline, Director of understanding Him Bible Institute placed it, "Dear Walt is a needs to learn! The publication brings one to the conclusion that all of us are on a trip and that we had 'places within which lets no longer remain' as we have been impelled out of the darkness and into the sunshine. you won't be capable of positioned this publication down as Ron Frazier — owning a rare reward — weaves the complexities and conditions of a few 15+ relationships all through their criss-crossing paths, with the services of a juggler preserving all of them within the air on the related time.

At an analogous time one is touched through the sensitivity and pathos of the writer, expressed via his major personality, as Andy traverses his personal route to the sunshine. it really is gentle hearted and every now and then passionately severe, wringing feelings from me, the reader, as he pulled me into the “living” and the remembering of my very own trip. Frazier brings us to his end in such an unforeseen approach that it introduced me to tears, as I sat in enlightened silence. I hugely suggest this booklet as a desirable trip into the which means of existence, lived out in usual areas with usual humans, yet in striking ways."

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Von Männern und Menschen (German Edition) by Olli Jalonen,Stefan Moster

By Olli Jalonen,Stefan Moster

Der Sommer, in dem alles zum ersten Mal geschah

Sommer 1972 in der finnischen Provinz: Als sein Vater erkrankt, wird der 17­-jährige Erzähler von einem Tag auf den anderen in die Pflicht genommen – vorbei sind die unbeschwerten Tage seiner Kindheit. Anstatt Krebse zu fangen, verbringt er die Ferienmonate mit dem Bau von Regenrinnen und taucht ein in die bislang fremde und oft raue Welt der Erwachsenen. Doch der Arbeit am Tag folgen lange, warme Abende und Nächte, in denen heimliche Unternehmungen zu Abenteuern ganz anderer paintings führen . . .
Mit großer menschlicher Wärme, Weisheit und subtilem Witz erzählt der preisgekrönte Autor Olli Jalonen in seinem neuen Roman von einem finnischen Sommer in den Siebzigern, in dem Piratensender ihre Hochphase erleben, die ganze Welt von den Olympischen Spielen in München redet – und der un­vergessliche Held der Erzählung zum Mann wird.

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