Volume Two of this series finds Peony in the Cannibal Coliseum where the rules are simple, "cook or be cooked!"
This is a cute second volume in the series. A must read if you read the first!
Peony suddenly finds herself in outer space selected to compete in Space Battle Lunchtime to see who the best chef in the galaxy is. Mayhem ensues as sabotage is not discouraged.
This was a cute beginning to this series, highly imaginative and creative.
Jeremy Heere was your typical nerd. Bullied and unable to get the girls of his dreams, he is convinced taking a pill would help. This was no ordinary pill, however, it was a squib, designed to implant a tiny computer in your brain to give you instruction on how to be “cool”.
I was desperate to read something. Its about a women shapeshifter part Hyena who cannot shift, and the group of Bear shifters who hunted down all the Hyena shifters and killed them all. A romance between a the two groups is fraught. There was a mystery, that was never resolved to my satisfaction. I wouldn't recommend this title. Its not bad, but neither is it good.
A mysterious lab. A sinister scientist. A secret history. If you think you know the truth behind Eleven’s mother, prepare to have your mind turned Upside Down in this thrilling prequel to the hit show Stranger Things.
It’s the summer of 1969, and the shock of conflict reverberates through the youth of America, both at home and abroad. As a student at a quiet college campus in the heartland of Indiana, Terry Ives couldn’t be further from the front lines of Vietnam or the incendiary protests in Washington.
We all know about the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, the movement it sparked, and the teens who continue to speak truth to power. But do we really know the young people behind the tweets and interviews? Journalist Cullen (Columbine) tries to answer that question, documenting the impact of the tragedy and pain that swept through the community, as well as the movement that served as a lifeline for all involved.
Inspired by actual historical events, internationally best-selling Jenoff (The Orphan's Tale , 2017) reaches back in time to craft another gripping WWII-era tale. In 1946, still grieving from the tragic loss of her husband, Grace Healey stumbles across an abandoned suitcase in Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal. Overwhelmed by curiosity, she opens the suitcase, discovering a cache of photographic portraits of 12 women.
After being discredited on the Mike Douglas Show, The Amazing Telemachus Family no longer had dreams of touring fame, though their abilities were genuine -- well, almost. Frankie can move objects, Irene is a human lie detector, Buddy can sense the future and their mother Maureen can astral project. And then there is the patriarch Teddy, whose abilities are more along the lines of con man. After a tragic event, the family has not fared too well, unemployed, in debt, having trouble with relationships and engaged in odd home construction projects.
When Olivia Randall receives a phone call from an upset teenager about her father's arrest for murder, the criminal defense lawyer is put face-to-face with novelist Jack Harris and a story so preposterous it seems difficult to believe -- let alone defend. Olivia must confront the guilt of breaking her ex-fiance Jack's heart many years ago. She owes it to him to clear his name. But when she discovers inconsistencies and coincidences, she is forced to face some nagging doubts.
The bestselling author of American Housewife is back with a fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank-you notes and three-ways, ghosts, gunshots, gynecology, and the Calgon-scented, onion-dipped, monogrammed art of living as a Southern Lady.
Survival. A Hebrew girl first tasted it when she escaped death nearly seventy years ago as the Babylonians ransacked Jerusalem and took their finest as captives. She thought she'd perfected in the many years amongst the Magoi and the idol worshippers, pretending with all the others in King Nebuchadnezzar's court. Now, as Daniel's wife and a septuagenarian matriarch, Belili thinks she's safe and she can live out her days in Babylon without fear--until the night Daniel is escorted to Belshazzar's palace to interpret mysterious handwriting on a wall.
King Solomon has many wives that he has married to bring peace to his land thru agreements with neighboring countries, but he longs for true love and a stable inner peace. Arielah is a shepherdess that is promised as a treaty bride to Solomon to bring unity to the tribes of Israel. Arielah threatens to upend Solomon's entire life with her unconditional love and willingness to forgive.
Although it is autumn in the small English town of Bishop’s Lacey, the chapel is decked with exotic flowers. Yes, Flavia de Luce’s sister Ophelia is at last getting hitched, like a mule to a wagon. “A church is a wonderful place for a wedding,” muses Flavia, “surrounded as it is by the legions of the dead, whose listening bones bear silent witness to every promise made at the altar.”
In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe’s life is in ruins.
Bloodthirsty, treacherous and cunning, the Lannisters are in power on the Iron Throne in the name of the boy-king Tommen. The war in the Seven Kingdoms has burned itself out, but in its bitter aftermath new conflicts spark to life.
The Martells of Dorne and the Starks of Winterfell seek vengeance for their dead. Euron Crow's Eye, as black a pirate as ever raised a sail, returns from the smoking ruins of Valyria to claim the Iron Isles. From the icy north, where Others threaten the Wall, apprentice Maester Samwell Tarly brings a mysterious babe in arms to the Citadel.