By Phyllis Magold
By Alexandra Teague
A.Z. McKinney is at the seashores of greatness. Now all she wishes is a boat.
When the ocean of Santiago seemed in a single day in a cow pasture in Arkansas, it appeared, to a few, a non secular miracle. yet to school sophomore A.Z. McKinney, it truly is marked her probability to make history--as its first oceanographer. All she wishes is to get out at the water.
Her plan is simpler acknowledged than performed, contemplating the Sea's eccentric proprietor is barely attracted to its use as a vacationer vacation spot for beachgoers and religious pilgrims. nonetheless, A.Z. is decided to discover the secrets and techniques of the Sea--even if it capability smuggling saline samples in her bathing suit.
Yet whilst a adorable, conceptual artist named Kristoff strikes to city, A.Z. realizes she could have came across a primary mate. jointly, they make a plan to construct a ship and research the ocean in mystery. yet from battling along with her ally to looking for a tourist-terrorizing alligator (that might or is probably not a crocodile), distractions are in all places. quickly, A.Z.'s desires are at risk of being dashed upon the shore of dust Beach.
With her self-determined oceanic future at the line, A.Z. unearths herself at odds with every thing she concept she knew approximately existence, love, and the ocean. To get what she wishes, she'll need to make a decision even if to sink or flow . . . yet which one comes first?
By Virginia Macgregor
Una storia piena di emozione e sentimento, con protagonisti indimenticabili. Il piccolo Milo conquisterà il cuore di migliaia di lettori.
By Jeff Turner
Over a century in the past, the civilian-backed Junior Naval Reserve validated its first summer time station in Uncasville, Connecticut. The river camp sought to organize our nation's early life for carrier within the army or service provider marine. kids have been taught the lore and entice of the ocean in addition to a heavy dose of army education: rifle perform, artillery drills, saber strategies, marches and bivouacs, and conflict formations.
The middle of this story lies with Henry Cameron, a fifteen-year-old suffering to discover a spot for himself in a global torn aside via battle. Emboldened by means of a thrist for experience, Henry enrolls and embarks on an eventful summer season trip, one formed by way of these he meets alongside the best way: a war-weary yet clever cavaly lieutenant, a complicated Uncle, a summer time sweetheart, and an untamed bully set upon terrorizing the total camp.
This is an creative tale shooting a forgotten pieve of Connecticut army background. As a old novel, it bargains a continuing combination of truth and fiction and a thought-provoking portrait of junior midshipman education in the course of WWI.
By Elizabeth Searle
Johanna Stoberock of the Seattle occasions wrote: “Searle's prose is lyrical; even the rhythm of her sentences captures the hesitation and setting apart loneliness of her characters. She infuses the radical with a tangible disappointment and longing, a longing inside of each one of her characters for a fuller existence, a existence that comes with out the need of reinvention…the e-book presents a relocating meditation on love and loyalty…”
And, Kirkus reports known as it, “A robust unsettling first novel…what makes Searle’s paintings stand out is her relentless scrutiny of even the smallest occasions and gestures, the way she believably locates…the specifics of character…A vibrant, designated, haunting debut…”
By Bernadette Hutchinson
By David M. Barnett
Twenty-year-old Jenny is suffering to make acquaintances at college, and strikes in to sundown prom to flee her difficulties. Her roommates are a bit older than she used to be waiting for - sundown prom is a personal nursing domestic, taking in scholars to economize. in the beginning the hot citizens conflict, but if Jenny introduces a film evening the crowd realize they've got extra in universal than they believe.
In the spirit of his booklet bestseller Calling significant Tom, David M Barnett's moment novel introduces a solid of quirky but loveable characters, who discover the aches of being younger and the trials of being previous. The Lonely Hearts Cinema Club is an uplifting tale approximately neighborhood and belonging that would depart you with a spring on your step irrespective of how previous you are.
By Edmundo Paz Soldán,Juan Gabriel Vásquez
En los angeles ciudad boliviana de Cochabamba una clase de muchachos inicia su último curso en el Don Bosco, un colegio privado y católico al que asisten sobre todo hijos de familias acomodadas. Las borracheras, los primeros escarceos con las drogas y el sexo, las fanfarronadas, y las continuas faltas de disciplina son algunos de los ritos de paso con que los alumnos intentan, sin saberlo, afirmar su individualidad y liquidar su adolescencia. Al fondo, ligeramente atenuada por los muros del colegio, aparece l. a. realidad boliviana de los ochenta: huelgas, inestabilidad política, racismo, desigualdades sociales, etcétera. De todo ello va dando cuenta Roby, el narrador de l. a. novela: aprendiz de escritor y cronista oficial del curso, autor de novelitas policíacas y fanzines subversivos que circulan de mano en mano. Cuando l. a. muerte de una personality cercana le sorprende, las certidumbres en las que hasta entonces se apoyaba —familia, colegio, amigos— se tornan irreales; en su intento por resolver el enigma de l. a. muerte, Roby buscará su camino hacia los angeles madurez.
Novela finalista del premio Rómulo Gallegos, hasta ahora inédita en España, y crónica sentimental de toda una generación, Río Fugitivo es el libro que make certainó a Edmundo Paz Soldán como uno de los valores más sólidos de los angeles reciente literatura latinoamericana.
By Jason Scarabin
By Des Kennedy
Climbing Patrick’s Mountain is bestselling writer Des Kennedy’s haunting and stylish story approximately coming to phrases with one’s past.
Expatriate Irishman Patrick Gallagher, an finished yet eccentric breeder of prized roses, returns to eire as a star host to steer a travel of Irish gardens, and hopes to draw the attention of a filthy rich purchaser to donate money to his backyard again domestic. what's deliberate to be a delightful and profitable journey quickly turns into a voyage of overcoming a painful background because the protagonist encounters the very purposes he left eire within the first position. simply as Patrick starts off to reconcile together with his demons, time runs out in a poignant conclusion.
A shiny coming-of-middle-age tale set in today’s eire, Climbing Patrick’s Mountain embraces the contradiction of the Irish sensibility: grand humour within the face of final tragedy.