Best Book Day Ever So Far

  • Filename: best-book-day-ever-so-far.
  • ISBN: 140713681X
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 83
  • Author: Liz Pichon
  • Publisher:

This is crammed with Tom's stories and doodles. "It's BOOK WEEK in Oakfield school and EVERYONE is very excited. Including all the teachers, who are making costumes of their own. Mr Keen says there's an EXCELLENT prize on offer for BEST costumes worn on BOOK DAY. So suddenly making a good costume is VITALLY important, but tricky and Delia's not much help (as usual). Then Marcus decides that HE is a super hero and can't understand why 'Super Marcus' isn't the best name."

Best Book Day Ever so Far

  • Filename: best-book-day-ever-so-far.
  • ISBN: 1743620144
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 83
  • Author: Liz Pichon
  • Publisher:

Tom's looking forward to the Book Parade ... though he's not sure about wearing a biscuit tin costume, Delia keeps laughing at him and Marcus Meldrew keeps going on and on about how good his costume is and how he's going to win a price.

Tom Gates Best Book Day Ever so far World Book Day 2013

  • Filename: tom-gates-best-book-day-ever-so-far-world-book-day-2013.
  • ISBN: 9781407138800
  • Release Date: 2013-03-04
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Liz Pichon
  • Publisher: Scholastic UK

A BRILLIANT new TOM GATES book for World Book Day 2013 crammed with Tom's stories and doodles. It's BOOK WEEK in Oakfield school and EVERYONE is very excited. Including all the teachers, who are making costumes of their own. Mr Keen says there's an EXCELLENT prize on offer for BEST costumes worn on BOOK DAY. So suddenly making a good costume is VITALLY important, but tricky and Delia's not much help (as usual). Then Marcus decides that HE is a super hero and can't understand why 'Super Marcus' isn't the best name.

The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far

  • Filename: the-greatest-story-ever-told-so-far.
  • ISBN: 9781476777610
  • Release Date: 2017-03-21
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing, and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world of reality—a grand poetic vision of nature—and how we find our place within it. In the beginning there was light. But more than this, there was gravity. After that, all hell broke loose… In A Universe from Nothing, Krauss revealed how our entire universe could arise from nothing. Now, he reveals what that something—reality—is. And, reality is not what we think or sense—it’s weird, wild, and counterintuitive; it’s hidden beneath everyday experience; and its inner workings seem even stranger than the idea that something can come from nothing. In a landmark, unprecedented work of scientific history, Krauss leads us to the furthest reaches of space and time, to scales so small they are invisible to microscopes, to the birth and rebirth of light, and into the natural forces that govern our existence. His unique blend of rigorous research and engaging storytelling invites us into the lives and minds of the remarkable, creative scientists who have helped to unravel the unexpected fabric of reality—with reason rather than superstition and dogma. Krauss has himself been an active participant in this effort, and he knows many of them well. The Greatest Story challenges us to re-envision ourselves and our place within the universe, as it appears that “God” does play dice with the universe. In the incisive style of his scintillating essays for The New Yorker, Krauss celebrates the greatest intellectual adventure ever undertaken—to understand why we are here in a universe where fact is stranger than fiction.

Never Have I Ever

  • Filename: never-have-i-ever.
  • ISBN: 9781455544660
  • Release Date: 2014-01-14
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Katie Heaney
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

"I've been single for my entire life. Not one boyfriend. Not one short-term dating situation. Not one person with whom I regularly hung out and kissed on the face." So begins Katie Heaney's memoir of her years spent looking for love, but never quite finding it. By age 25, equipped with a college degree, a load of friends, and a happy family life, she still has never had a boyfriend...and she's barely even been on a second date. Throughout this laugh-out-loud funny book, you will meet Katie's loyal group of girlfriends, including flirtatious and outgoing Rylee, the wild child to Katie's shrinking violet, as well as a whole roster of Katie's ill-fated crushes. And you will get to know Katie herself -- a smart, modern heroine relaying truths about everything from the subtleties of a Facebook message exchange to the fact that "Everybody who works in a coffee shop is at least a little bit hot." Funny, relatable, and inspiring, this is a memoir for anyone who has ever struggled to find love, but has also had a lot of fun in the process.

So Far from God A Novel

  • Filename: so-far-from-god-a-novel.
  • ISBN: 9780393347937
  • Release Date: 2005-06-17
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Ana Castillo
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"A delightful novel...impossible to resist." —Barbara Kingsolver, Los Angeles Times Book Review Sofia and her fated daughters, Fe, Esperanza, Caridad, and la Loca, endure hardship and enjoy love in the sleepy New Mexico hamlet of Tome, a town teeming with marvels where the comic and the horrific, the real and the supernatural, reside.

Friday the Scaredy Cat

  • Filename: friday-the-scaredy-cat.
  • ISBN: 9781442435162
  • Release Date: 2011-06-28
  • Number of pages: 24
  • Author: Kara McMahon
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Black cats are supposed to be scary, but no one has told that to this little black cat named Friday. So, instead of being scary, Friday the Scaredy Cat is scared! When the doorbell rings, he jumps, runs, and hides. When a car horn beeps, he jumps, runs, and hides! But when something appears that should make him jump out of his skin, what does Friday do? Find out in this fun, sweetly spooky easy-to-ready level 1 story!


  • Filename: unstoppable.
  • ISBN: 9780374715311
  • Release Date: 2017-09-12
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Maria Sharapova
  • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books

From Maria Sharapova, one of our fiercest female athletes, the captivating—and candid—story of her rise from nowhere to tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top. In 2004, in a stunning upset against the two-time defending champion Serena Williams, seventeen-year-old Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon, becoming an overnight sensation. Out of virtual anonymity, she launched herself onto the international stage. “Maria Mania” was born. Sharapova became a name and face recognizable worldwide. Her success would last: she went on to hold the number-one WTA ranking multiple times, to win four more Grand Slam tournaments, and to become one of the highest-grossing female athletes in the world. And then—at perhaps the peak of her career—Sharapova came up against the toughest challenge yet: during the 2016 Australian Open, she was charged by the ITF with taking the banned substance meldonium, only recently added to the ITF’s list. The resulting suspension would keep her off the professional courts for fifteen months—a frighteningly long time for any athlete. The media suggested it might be fateful. But Sharapova’s career has always been driven by her determination and by her dedication to hard work. Her story doesn’t begin with the 2004 Wimbledon championship, but years before, in a small Russian town, where as a five-year-old she played on drab neighborhood courts with precocious concentration. It begins when her father, convinced his daughter could be a star, risked everything to get them to Florida, that sacred land of tennis academies. It begins when the two arrived with only seven hundred dollars and knowing only a few words of English. From that, Sharapova scraped together one of the most influential sports careers in history. Here, for the first time, is the whole story, and in her own words. Sharapova’s is an unforgettable saga of dedication and fortune. She brings us inside her pivotal matches and illuminates the relationships that have shaped her—with coaches, best friends, boyfriends, and Yuri, her coach, manager, father, and most dedicated fan, describing with honesty and affection their oft-scrutinized relationship. She writes frankly about the suspension. As Sharapova returns to the professional circuit, one thing is clear: the ambition to win that drove her from the public courts of Russia to the manicured lawns of Wimbledon has not diminished. Sharapova’s Unstoppable is a powerful memoir, resonant in its depiction of the will to win—whatever the odds.

Tom Gates 8 Tom Gates Yes No Maybe

  • Filename: tom-gates-8-tom-gates-yes-no-maybe.
  • ISBN: 9781407155586
  • Release Date: 2015-05-07
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Liz Pichon
  • Publisher: Scholastic Fiction

From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Best Book for Younger Readers - Red House Children's Book Award, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 5 - 12 year-olds and the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award 2013, comes the eighth amazing instalment of this brilliant illustrated series in diary format!

Best Day Ever

  • Filename: best-day-ever.
  • ISBN: 1489242104
  • Release Date: 2017-08-21
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Kaira Rouda
  • Publisher:

"As I opened the door and stepped into the humid night, her scream followed me out. But I knew there was still love for me in her heart... I'm unforgettable." Paul Strom has the perfect life: a glittering career as an advertising executive, a beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a big house in a wealthy suburb. And he's the perfect husband: breadwinner, protector, provider. That's why he's planned a romantic weekend for his wife, Mia, at their lake house, just the two of them. And he's promised today will be the best day ever. But as Paul and Mia drive out of the city and toward the countryside, a spike of tension begins to wedge itself between them and doubts start to arise. How perfect is their marriage, or any marriage, really? How much do they trust each other? Is Paul the person he seems to be? And what are his secret plans for their weekend at the cottage? Forcing us to ask ourselves just how well we know those who are closest to us, Best Day Ever crackles with dark energy, spinning ever tighter toward its shocking conclusion. In the bestselling, page-turning vein of The Couple Next Door and The Dinner, Kaira Rouda weaves a gripping, tautly suspenseful tale of deception and betrayal dark enough to destroy a marriage...or a life.

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

  • Filename: alexander-and-the-terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad-day.
  • ISBN: 9781442463165
  • Release Date: 2012-04-24
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Judith Viorst
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, he tripped over his skateboard and by mistake dropped his sweater in the sink while the water was running. He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Nothing at all was right. Everything went wrong, right down to lima beans for supper and kissing on TV. What do you do on a day like that? Well, you may think about going to Australia. You may also be glad to find that some days are like that for other people too.

Did You Ever Have a Family

  • Filename: did-you-ever-have-a-family.
  • ISBN: 9781476798196
  • Release Date: 2015-09-01
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Bill Clegg
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

USA TODAY BESTSELLER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD, MAN BOOKER PRIZE, PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM PRIZE, AND ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE • AN ALA NOTABLE BOOK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Amazon • Library Journal • Booklist • NPR • Kirkus Reviews • Guardian • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Google Play • Kobo • Literary Hub • Powell’s • Indie Next List Hailed as “masterly” by The New York Times Book Review, “a brilliantly constructed debut set in the aftermath of catastrophic loss” (2015 Man Booker Prize Judges). The stunning debut novel from bestselling author Bill Clegg is a magnificently powerful story about a circle of people who find solace in the least likely of places as they cope with a horrific tragedy. On the eve of her daughter’s wedding, June Reid’s life is upended when a shocking disaster takes the lives of her daughter, her daughter’s fiancé, her ex-husband, and her boyfriend, Luke—her entire family, all gone in a moment. June is the only survivor. Alone and directionless, June drives across the country, away from her small Connecticut town. In her wake, a community emerges, weaving a beautiful and surprising web of connections through shared heartbreak. From the couple running a motel on the Pacific Ocean where June eventually settles into a quiet half-life, to the wedding’s caterer whose bill has been forgotten, to Luke’s mother, the shattered outcast of the town—everyone touched by the tragedy is changed as truths about their near and far histories finally come to light. Elegant and heartrending, and one of the most accomplished fiction debuts of the year, Did You Ever Have a Family is an absorbing, unforgettable tale that reveals humanity at its best through forgiveness and hope. At its core is a celebration of family—the ones we are born with and the ones we create.

Moon People

  • Filename: moon-people.
  • ISBN: 9781450002974
  • Release Date: 2008-12-05
  • Number of pages: 79
  • Author: Dale M. Courtney
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Moon People This story focuses on one man by the name of David Braymer and his adventures from High School teacher to 1st Science Officer on The Lunar Base 1 base station. One of three. This book is based on the turning point for Earth into a new era of space travel and the beginning of the Age of Aquarius. David also has a romance with one of the locals in New Smyrna Beach,Fla. and her name is Cheral Baskel a local restaurant owner. Now during Davids experiences he encounters some alien life forms some friendly, some not so friendly through out the universe. David also experiences the space battle of all battles and saves Earth and their new friends and lives to tell about it. We start our story in the year 2048 when Earth has an aggressive space program. They have just completed two large mobile base stations called Lunar Base 1,2, and are almost finished with the third base station called Lunar Base 3. These are three huge Base stations. They are 2/3 of a mile long and one quarter mile in diameter. They also have one very big surprise to them. All three split into three independent working sections and all three sections have lasers and rockets and their own engine. They also have shields that are a liquid that turns into a solid mass as hard as 4 inches of steel when exposed to the cold of space. They also have a very elaborate and high tech interior. They have a swimming pool, which is also their water reservoir. They also have a couple of lounges were everyone goes for fun. Now on their missions they encounter some new friends, called the Powleens. They are way advanced than us and they are also very friendly and eventually they join Earth and save Earth together. The Powleens are very tall about seven feet to eight feet on average their legs and arms and torso also their neck are elongated. But they are humanoid and angels from heaven to Earth. When the Powleens arch enemy the Arcons find them it ́s not to good for Earth because Earth gets caught in the middle. Well one thing leads to another and before you know it, it’s an all out space battle for the existence of Earth. Earth teams up with the powleens and the rest is history of coarse you have to read the book to find out the rest and I know you will enjoy it because its action pact from the beginning to the end. Also keep an eye out for its sequel called Moon People 2, "Mars Reborn". I hope you enjoy my book because I really enjoyed writing it for you. Thank you for your time and God Bless. Author Dale M.Courtney

Tom Gates Genius Ideas Mostly

  • Filename: tom-gates-genius-ideas-mostly.
  • ISBN: 9781443133036
  • Release Date: 2014-02-01
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Liz Pichon
  • Publisher: Scholastic Canada

The highs and lows of Tom's life are funnier than ever in this fourth wicked diary in the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning series! Seeing Delia without her sunglasses on is a big shock for Tom, but that's nothing compared to the surprise that Dad has in store with his new-found fitness regime! He says he's going to compete at the school Sports Day . . . can you even imagine the horrendous shame that will bring? Meanwhile, Tom, Derek, and Norman are preparing for the school talent show. Tom is desperate to become a rock star . . . but will his band Dog Zombies actually get a chance to play, or will Tom's plans be thwarted by the Measly Marcus Meldrew? This fourth book in the award-winning Tom Gates series is packed with cheeky antics and hilarious doodles. Plus: a doodle-filled glossary will help Canadian kids make sense of British terms (what IS a caramel wafer, anyway?).

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