A hilarious contemporary retelling of the classic society novel, VANITY FAIR, featuring the irrepressible Becky SharpBeautiful, brilliant, ruthless - nothing can stop Becky Sharp.Becky Sharp has big dreams and no connections. Determined to swap the gutters of Soho for the glamorous, exclusive world ..
Everybody is talking about Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda "A remarkable gift of a novel."--Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle"I am so in love with this book."--Nina LaCour, author of Hold Still"Feels timelessly, effortlessly now."--Tim Federle, author of Better Nate Than Ever"The best kin..
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'Even in book form, Evan Hansen's story sings. Required reading, especially for anyone who's ever needed to be found' - Becky Albertalli, author of Love SimonDear Evan Hansen,
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You will meet people in your lifetime who demand to have poems written about them. It's not something they say. It's something about their hands, the shape of their mouths, the way they look walking away from you."e;"e;A collection that will beg you to be dogeared, coffee-stained, & shar..
In his twisty, gritty, profoundly moving New York Times bestselling-debut—also called “mandatory reading” and selected as an Editors' Choice by the New York Times—Adam Silvera brings to life a charged, dangerous near-future summer in the Bronx._x000D_
In the months after his father's suicide..
In William Thackeray's "Vanity Fair," no one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies her impoverished background to clamber up the class ladder. Her sentimental companion Amelia, however, longs only for caddish soldier ..
No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies her impoverished background to clamber up the class ladder. Her sentimental companion Amelia, however, longs only for caddish soldier George. As the two heroines make their..
Casper, Wyoming:1973. Eleven-year-old Amy Burridge rides with her eighteen-year-old sister, Becky, to the grocery store. When they finish their shopping, Becky's car gets a flat tire. Two men politely offer them a ride home. But they were anything but Good Samaritans. The girls would suffer unspeaka..
Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to ..
AFTER WITNESSING A mysterious explosion, three young Londoners--Becky, Jim, and Adelaide--journey to a tiny country high in the mountains of Central Europe in 1882. They're an unlikely trio to lead a country, but when Adelaide's husband, the new king, is assassinated, she finds herself fighting for ..
Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London's trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season's must-haves. The only trouble is, she can't actually afford it--not any of it. Her job writing at "Successful Saving" magazine not only bores her to..
With her shopping excesses (somewhat) in check and her career as a TV financial guru thriving, Becky Bloomwood's biggest problem seems to be tearing her entrepreneur boyfriend, Luke, away from work for a romantic country weekend. That is, until Luke announces he's moving to New York for business--an..
One of Newbery Honor author Avi's most popular middle-grade mysteries is available in paper once again. The mystery revolves around a rare edition of "The Wizard of Oz" missing from the local library. When Becky is accused of stealing it, she and her twin brother Toby set out to catch the "real" thi..
The classic adventures of one of American literature's most beloved characters from Mark Twain, one of America's best-loved writers. Here is a lighthearted excursion into boyhood, a nostalgic return into the simple, rural Missouri world of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Becky Thatcher, and Aunt Po..
Specially abridged version of the beloved classic about a mischievous but well-meaning young lad who barely avoids calamity as he bounds along from one adventure to another. Memorable cast of characters includes Aunt Polly, Becky Thatcher, Huck Finn, Injun Joe, and others. 31 black-and-white illustr..
In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip c..
Here is the story of Tom, Huck, Becky, and Aunt Polly; a tale of adventures, pranks, playing hookey, and summertime fun. Written by the author sometimes called "the Lincoln of literature," "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" was surprisingly neither a critical nor a financial success when it was first pu..
Today is election day in Mrs. Connor's class. The students will listen to speeches and vote for a new class president. Today is also Becky's first day at Robin Hill School. She thinks she would make a great class president, but she's new and has no friends yet. When Becky takes a chance and makes a ..
Jennifer Weiner's richest, wittiest, most true-to-life novel yet tells the story of three very different women as they navigate one of life's most wonderful and perilous transitions: the journay of new motherhood. Becky is a plump, sexy chef who has a wonderfull husband and baby girl, a restaurant t..
NOW A "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER AND INCLUDED IN THE BOOKLIST TOP 10 ART BOOKS FOR YOUTH Our consensus is Hip Hop Speaks to Children is the most essential poetry purchase to make this year. The poetry is enough. The illustrations are enough. The CD is enough. Together, this book is a treasure of w..
Everyone has been in this predicament: you're at home, with no time (or desire) for a trip to the store-but the recipe you're using calls for an ingredient you don't happen to have on hand. With this book, you'll have a solution: substitute. In "Substituting Ingredients," author Becky Sue Epstein ha..
It all begins with Great Aunt Becky and her infamous prized possession: a legendary heirloom jug. After her death, everyone wants it. But the name of the new owner won't be revealed for one year. In the next 12 months, scandals, quarrels and love affairs abound - with the jug at the centre of it all..
Who could forget the pranks, the adventures, the sheer fun of Tom Sawyer? It's something every child should experience and every child will love. From Tom's sly trickery with the whitewashed fence--when he cleverly manipulates everyone so they happily do his work for him--to his and Becky Thatcher's..
"A family in mourning...an ancient bard...a harp key that brings them together..." When fifteen-year-old Jen Morgan flies to Wales to spend Christmas with her family, she's not expecting much from the holiday. A year after her mother's sudden death, her father seems preoccupied by the teaching job ..
Forget about chemical cleaners and pricey 'green' products - all you need are a few simple kitchen staples to make your whole house sparkle The book features 150 easy-to-make recipes for cleaning products filled with all-natural ingredients you can trust (and actually pronounce ). From dishwasher d..
The real-life experiences portrayed in 24/7: The First Person You Must Lead is YOU are told with a combination of introspective humor and heart-wrenching candor that will inspire you to consider your approach to leadership from a new perspective-you. The stories author Becky Halstead, retired Brigad..
Ghost World has become a cultural and generational touchstone, and continues to enthrall and inspire readers over a decade after its original release as a graphic novel. Originally serialized in the pages of the seminal comic book Eightball throughout the mid-1990s, this quasi-autobiographical story..
Women who have gone through hard times often carry years of emotional baggage that keeps them in bondage to a time, event, or person. Using the blessings in the Beatitudes, Becky Harling shows how to erase negative emotional messages of the past. Learn how to rewrite your emotional script by adoptin..
`Oh, those women! They nurse and cuddle their presentiments, and make darlings of their ugliest thoughts...'Self-serving social climber and anti-heroine Becky Sharp will do anything to raise her status and attain wealth and standing with smart Society. Clever, lively and resourceful, orphan Becky..
As broadcast on BBC radio 4: the fifteen 'prequel' stories to the Costa Award-WinningReservoir 13.'He leaves behind all other writers of his generation' Sarah HallMidwinter in the early years of this century. A teenage girl on holiday has gone missing in the hills at the heart of England. The villag..
If you grew up in the era of mood rings and lava lamps, you probably remember Free to Be . . . You and Me--the groundbreaking children's record, book, and television special that debuted in 1972. Conceived by actress and producer Marlo Thomas and promoted by Ms. magazine, it captured the spirit of t..
A delightfully wicked novel, The Adventuress follows the rise and rise of Cathy Fox, a modern-day Becky Sharp No one forgets Cath Fox. From her scorpion tattoo to her other worldly charms, she's a shrewd woman-on-the-make who will not be swayed in her quest for the top.From her humble beginnings as ..
Sometimes you need someone to teach you the things you already know. . . Becky Montgomery's husband was a real catch. And when he died two years ago, she buried her emotions-and her needs-with him, and buried herself in her job. Sailing aboard the cruise ship Alexandra's Dream for a weeklong vacatio..
It's taken law librarian Becky Schrader a long time to stop comparing herself to her family of overachievers and hone in on what she really wants-a normal life, white picket fence and all, Mr. Dream Guy included. But before she gets ahead of herself, her girlfriends convince her she needs to let dow..
Winter in Southern Maryland's Amish country brings brisk winds, crisp snow, and evenings spent nestled by a warm fireside. For one prodigal daughter, it may also bring a new beginning . . . On her baptismal day, Rebecca Zook ran from the church, leaving her stunned Amish community behind. She only ..
Bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines to assess the use and meaning of language in the South, a region rich in dialects and variants, this comprehensive edited collection reflects the cutting-edge research presented at the fourth decennial meeting of Language Variety in the South in..
What happens in Vegas... is even hotter in New York!After a fling in Vegas that was so wild even she can't believe it happened, copywriter Becky has finally got her mojo back. Time to get back to New York and win that promotion!But things veer catastrophically off course when her new co-worker Mark ..
HOW TO DESCRIBE BECKY ROTH: UNEMPLOYED, STRESSED, PREGNANTAfter losing her job at a greasy diner, Becky needed to support herself, but no one was looking for a pregnant vegetarian chef during a snowstorm in small-town Connecticut. Except Carter Prescott III, who'd been the best man at a wedding a fe..
A Lavish Seventeen-Course Meal that Launched a New Age of American DiningIn 1851, fifteen wealthy New Yorkers wanted to show a group of Philadelphia friends just how impressive a meal could be and took them to Delmonico's, New York's finest restaurant. They asked Lorenzo Delmonico to "e;astonish..
Made from distilled wine, brandy has a long, noble tradition of refined consumption, but it has also recently experienced a surge in popularity thanks to new cocktail trends. Brandy chronicles the history of this very popular spirit, traveling from medieval alchemists to present-day drink mixologist..
The best way to catch a killer? Offer yourself as bait. Becky Morgan's family were the victims of the 'crimes of the decade'. The lone survivor of a ritualistic killing, Becky's been forever haunted by the memories of that night. Twenty years later, with the killer never found, Becky is ready to hu..
From the smash of a bottle on the side of a new ship to the pop of the cork at a New Year's Eve party champagne signals celebration, fun, and camaraderie all over the world. Bubbly, as we affectionately call it, is a symbol of luxury and decadence and the go-to drink whenever there is an important t..
Review: Collins have been pioneers in publishing since 1819. About the Author: Award-winning parenting bloggers with large social media following. Becky Goddard-Hill worked in social work as a child development trainer and as a children's bereavement therapist before having her own children. She now..
Meet the boy who can find trouble without even looking. At school, at home, in church, and outdoors, if there's mischief about Tom Sawyer will be in the thick of it In addition to his everyday stunts and trying to impress the adored Becky Thatcher, Tom experiences a dramatic turn of events when he ..
No. 1 internationally bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns to her beloved Shopaholic series with Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join Becky’s husband, Luke, who is there to handl..
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with another laugh-out-loud Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) adventure: a hilarious road trip through the American West to Las Vegas. Becky is on a major rescue mission through the American West to Las Vegas! Her father has vanished fr..
An extraordinary tale about the search for love from the acclaimed Costa and Carnegie winning novelist Sally Gardner.Jazmin has been shunned ever since her best friend Becky disappeared. But Becky didn't just disappear - she jumped off a tall building and seemingly never reached the ground. It was a..
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