The Sky Is Everywhere meets This Lullaby in a sexy and poignant debut novel about family, friendships, and first romance.
Amber Vaughn is a good girl. She sings solos at church, babysits her nephew after school, and spends Friday nights hanging out at the house of her best friend, Devon. But when she learns about an audition at a prestigious arts school, Amber decides that her dream—to sing on bigger stages—could also be her ticket to a new life. Devon’s older brother, Will, helps Amber prepare for her one chance to try out. The more time Will and Amber spend together, the more complicated their relationship becomes . . . and Amber starts to wonder if she’s such a good girl, after all.
Then, in an afternoon, the bottom drops out of her family’s world—and Amber is faced with an impossible choice between her promise as an artist and the people she loves. Amber always thought she knew what a good girl would do. But between right and wrong, there’s a whole world of possibilities.
“One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”
The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase's family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself?
A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.
With details that are as fascinating as they are disturbing, C. J. Omololu weaves an hour-by-hour account of Lucy's desperate attempt at normalcy. Her fear and isolation are palpable as readers are pulled down a path from which there is no return, and the impact of hoarding on one teen's life will have readers completely hooked.
Alice řeší další zásadní problém - první lásku nejstarší sestry Linn. Jak má Linn vysvětlit, že se zamilovala do namyšleného superpodrazáka? A jak se dostat na koncert skupiny, kde ten vejtaha dělá zpěváka? Alice s Jablou se ze všech sil snaží, aby jejich sestra prohlédla. Samotná Alice je přitom tajně zamilovaná do super kluka, jenže ten je o dost starší... No, jak tohle dopadne?
Vaše oblíbená kamarádka Alice vás všechny zve na dóóóst dobrý mejdlo!
Blíží se konec školního roku a vypadá to, že poslední týden školy přinese víc zábavy, než obvykle...
Omyl - grilování u sousedů skončilo bitkou o párky, školní večírek průšvihem a to si pište, že na ten trapas, když hráli u Kyry na mejdanu flašku, asi nikdo nezapomene.
P. S. Je normální, aby se člověku před odchodem na (skoro)rande chtělo blinkat?
When Alex arranges for Carlos to live with his former professor and his family to keep him from being sent to jail, Carlos feels completely out of place. He's even more thrown by his strong feelings for the professor's daughter, Kiara, who is nothing like the girls he's usually drawn to. But Carlos and Kiara soon discover that in matters of the heart, the rules of attraction overpower the social differences that conspire to keep them apart.
As the danger grows for Carlos, he's shocked to discover that it's this seemingly All-American family who can save him. But is he willing to endanger their safety for a chance at the kind of life he's never even dreamed possible?
Fourteen-year-old Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their controlling, super-strict father all their lives. Forced to wear Mum's odd hand-made garments and forbidden from reading teenage magazines, they know they're very different to 'normal' girls - but when Dad has a stroke and ends up in hospital, unable to move or speak, Prue suddenly discovers what it's like to have a little freedom.
Sent to a real school for the first time, Prue struggles to fit in. The only person she can talk to is her kindly, young - and handsome - art teacher, Rax. They quickly bond, and Prue feels more and more drawn to him. As her feelings grow stronger, she begins to realise that he might feel the same way about her. But nothing could ever happen between them - could it?
Told in alternating chapters that together form one cohesive story, Split follows both Wades as they pursue what they think is the correct path. One Wade continues working hard in school, pulling all-nighters to write a computer code he believes will save the world. The other Wade pursues the dream of being a dive-bar singer, pulling all-nighters to party, gamble, and live on the edge. But when these two worlds begin to collide, each Wade will need to find a balance between control and abandon, order and chaos, life missed and life lost, in order to save himself.
Jonahs neues Leben im piekfeinen Cross Pointe nervt: all die oberflächlichen, öden Leute um ihn herum ... allen voran Brighton, Inbegriff der Highschool-Barbie, die ihn einfach nicht in Ruhe lassen will. Doch was Jonah nicht weiß: Unter Brightons strahlender Fassade sieht es anders aus. Als Jonahs Mom sie eines Abends als Babysitterin anheuert, sind die beiden sich plötzlich näher, als ihnen lieb ist. Ein riesiger Hund, ein Glitzernagellack und eine Pizza sind erst der Anfang einer verrückten Nacht, die reicht, um zwei Leben auf den Kopf zu stellen!