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The Secret Life of a Teenage Siren

Written By: Wendy Toliver
  • ID Book : 9781442407480
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 239
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : the-secret-life-of-a-teenage-siren.pdf

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Geeky to gorgeous in sixty seconds... Roxy's about to turn sixteen, but life isn't so sweet. As a band geek, Roxy can barely get the cute guys to notice her, much less go out with her. Then, on her birthday, Roxy is transformed into a siren: seductively beautiful with the power to control all men. She thought sirens were an ancient myth, but suddenly Roxy can get any guy she wants with just a few notes on her flute. There are only two rules: don't tell anyone about being a siren, and don't fall in love. When she starts dating Zach, the guy everybody's crushing on, Roxy realizes she could get used to this siren thing...but how can she keep herself from falling in love?

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A Study Guide for Margaret Atwood's "Siren Song," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.

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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
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Book Summary:

What is an event? From a philosophical perspective, events are irregular occurrences--moments of change and interruption--categorized by human perception, language, and thought. While philosophers have pored over the subject of events extensively in recent years, The Event: Literature and Theory seeks to ground it: What is literature's approach to the event? How does literature produce and give testimony to events? Ilai Rowner's study not only revisits some of the most important thinkers of our time, including Maurice Blanchot, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, and Martin Heidegger, it also develops a critical approach to literature that questions the meaning of the literary event through examinations of literary works by Marcel Proust, Louis-Ferdinand C�line, and T. S. Eliot. Rowner offers a new method of thinking about the particular characteristics of the event within literary works and defines the creative value of literature as the aspiration toward the un-happening within the happening. In this study the experience of literature--as an act of both writing and reading--becomes the struggle to capture the excessive movement of the event while also revealing the creative energy within that work of literature.

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  • Publisher : Celestial Hedgehog
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  • Pages : 991
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  • File Pdf: the-secrets-of-selkie-moon.pdf

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“These books are fascinating, mysterious, imaginative, creative and intricate … Amazing writing. Loved them. The way everything comes together is breathtaking.” Goodreads reviewer. Secrets. Lies. Visions? If you think you know your history … think again. When Selkie Moon escapes her abusive marriage and reclaims the name her dead mother gave her, she lands in Hawaii with a little red suitcase and not much else. As she rebuilds her life, her new friends amuse her with stories from the local folklore. But when a vision appears to Selkie in a kahuna's mirror and threatens her life, it unleashes a series of events so strange and frightening they begin to lift the lid on long-buried secrets. What really happened on the beach thirty three years ago? Why did her step-mother rename her Elkie? And why won't her father talk about it? As her reality crumbles around her, Selkie must learn to trust her psychic twinges and investigate every belief her life is built upon. And time is running out. What she discovers begins a journey that will take her around the globe to uncover one secret after another … and summon the courage and resourcefulness to survive each one. The First Lie: Hawaii The Second Path: France The Third Note: Ireland If you love complex mysteries with lightning pace, twists and turns you never see coming, quirky clues and a sprinkling of the supernatural – then you'll love The Secrets of Selkie Moon. Get it now.

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  • Publisher : Gatekeeper Press
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  • Pages : 250
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  • File Pdf: rings-of-atlantis.pdf

Book Summary:

Hidden deep within Earth... Beyond the sight of Mortal Man exists the breathtaking views and twinkling lights of Faerie Lands. Thought to no longer exist, they quietly move creating a Powerful Inner Kingdom meant to Rise beyond Earths heights. But... Something sinister moves in the Mortal World beyond the Borders of the Fae and its plan is to destroy all in existence as it heralds itself the biggest power. Who will stand? The question of what will Rise and who will Fall hangs in the balance as the Royal Faeries themselves are faced with the sudden emergence of Mermaid Prophesies and the Mer People make an appearance awakening a deep secret hidden in the bloodline of the Royal Fae. What is this secret? Is it a threat at all or do wonderful surprises await the Faeries as mysteries and secrets become clear. Sea God Neptune himself Speaks as the Realm of the Faeries prepares itself to Ascend.

The Mystery of Right and Wrong

By Wayne Johnston
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Isbn : 0735281645
  • Pages : 560
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 182
  • File Pdf: the-mystery-of-right-and-wrong.pdf

Book Summary:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER The Mystery of Right and Wrong is a masterwork from one of the country’s most critically acclaimed and beloved writers that is both compulsively readable and heartstopping in the vital truth it unfolds. In a novel that grapples with sexual abuse, male violence and madness, Wayne Johnston reveals haunting family secrets he’s kept for more than thirty years. Wade Jackson, a young man from a Newfoundland outport, wants to be a writer. In the university library in St. John’s, where he goes every day to absorb the great books of the world, he encounters the fascinating, South African-born Rachel van Hout, and soon they are lovers. Rachel is the youngest of four van Hout daughters. Her father, Hans, lived in Amsterdam during the Second World War, and says he was in the Dutch resistance. When the war ended, he emigrated to South Africa, where he met his wife, Myra, had his daughters and worked as an accounting professor at the University of Cape Town. Something happened, though, that caused him to uproot his family and move them all, unhappily, to Newfoundland. Wade soon discovers that Rachel and her sisters are each in their own way a wounded soul. The oldest, Gloria, has a string of broken marriages behind her. Carmen is addicted to every drug her Afrikaner dealer husband, Fritz, can lay his hands on. Bethany, the most sardonic of the sisters, is fighting a losing battle with anorexia. And then there is Rachel, who reads The Diary of Anne Frank obsessively, and diarizes her days in a secret language of her own invention, writing to the point of breakdown and beyond—an obsession that has deeper and more disturbing roots than Wade could ever have imagined. Confronting the central mystery of his character Rachel’s life—and his own—Wayne Johnston has created a tour-de-force that pulls the reader toward a conclusion both inevitable and impossible to foresee. As he writes, “The Mystery of Right and Wrong is a memorialization of the lost, the missing women of the world, and of my world. I see it not as a dark book, but as one that sheds light—a lot of light—on things that, once illuminated, lose their power to distort the truth.”

The Mystery of the Ruby Glasses

By Lindsay Cripps
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hachette Australia
  • Isbn : 0734414455
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 477
  • File Pdf: the-mystery-of-the-ru.pdf

Book Summary:

The Mystery of the Ruby Glasses is a clever, original page turner with a series of enthralling, exotic adventures. Shey is staying at her Uncle Ruben?s dusty house full of paintings when she discovers a beautiful old pair of opera glasses, studded with rubies. When Shey looks through the glasses she?s transported into the paintings. Suddenly she?s confronting a dragon and facing a sandstorm in Egypt. But what is Uncle Ruben doing in the paintings? Even more peculiar are the clues left behind by Ruben?s missing wife, Maria. Where will her clues lead Shey and Ruben?

Prince of Darkness

By Taylor Dahlke
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Isbn : 1662422288
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 164
  • File Pdf: prince-of-darkness.pdf

Book Summary:

When fallen angels roamed the earth, they went unto earthly beings, begetting children of their own, and shared with them secrets of heaven. Such creatures and treasures were forbidden on earth, thus bringing forth the forbidden fruits.Nathan, a troubled boy, has taken to live in the forest nearest his village in exile with his sick and elderly father. His nightly terrors terrorize not only himself, but also the surrounding world, engulfing it with flames. He seeks the angel's children for answers to his morbid encounters with the girl called Ariah from his nightmares.The fey are loyally bound secret keepers. Sirens despise man and get off on inflicting pain upon them. In a world where fallen angels have given life to vampires, werewolves, giants, behemoths, sirens, and fey, from whom will Nathan obtain answers as a war between his conscious and subconscious minds rages on?

Siren's Lure

By Frost Kay
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Renegade Publishing
  • Isbn : 1732442002
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 102
  • File Pdf: siren-s-lure.pdf

Book Summary:

Life and Death are at war in the newest dark fantasy novel by USA Today Bestselling Author Frost Kay. Pirates. Sirens. Revenge. Vengeance is Lilja's middle name. That wasn't always the case, but battling evil has a funny way of changing people. Her instructions were clear: protect her people's secret at all costs and destroy anyone in her path. It was simple, really. You cross her, you die. div Life was black and white for the pirate captain until an innocent ruins everything by blundering into her life. She should've let the handsome stranger drown, he'd seen too much. But something stays her hand and she reluctantly saves the human, risking the one thing she's protected all her life. A secret that could destroy an entire race.div MERMAID lovers are ADDICTED to this pulse-pounding tale that fans of Sarah J. Maas are losing sleep over. One click now to dive into your next book obsession!

Happy Are the Happy

By Yasmina Reza
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Other Press, LLC
  • Isbn : 1590516931
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 554
  • File Pdf: happy-are-the-happy.pdf

Book Summary:

The internationally acclaimed playwright and novelist Yasmina Reza stages a band of eighteen characters at war with their lives, with only humor to sustain them Happy are the loved ones and the lovers and those who can do without love. Happy are the happy. —Jorge Luis Borges Schnitzler’s La Ronde gives these twenty short chapters their shape while Borges’s poem gives them their content. As we move from story to story, thrilled to reconnect with an old acquaintance from an earlier scene, we can’t help but admit that we are very much at home in this human comedy that understands all too well the passing thoughts, desires, actions, fears, and mistakes that we have and make day after day, but that we would be incapable of rendering with such acuity and compassion.

The Siren's Call

By Matthew S. Urdan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Isbn : 1468506862
  • Pages : 329
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 214
  • File Pdf: the-siren-s-call.pdf

Book Summary:

Throughout our lives, we all come into contact with some amazing people. Some of them come, some of them go, and some of them even stay for a while. At its heart, The Sirens Call is the story of the love between friendswhat we do to sustain our friendships, and, sadly, what we do to destroy them. Hopefully in that process somewhere lies a bit of redemption. Steven Perry and Kenneth Pierson are best friends and trusted partners in the successful Detroit law firm they co-founded. They are handsome, young, bright, and at the top of their game with the world at their feetthat is until Steves fiance is killed by a drunk driver. Consumed by grief, Steve cant sleep. So in the middle of the night Steve impulsively drives to Kips northern Lake Michigan retreat in an attempt to escape and begins to hear voices in his head. Concerned for his friends sanity, Kip convinces Steve to join him in Hawaii for a much needed extended vacationspring break style. Fun in the sun, hilarious hijinks, surfing lessons, remembered dreams and unexpected meetings with friends from home all ensue. But while Steve struggles to deal with his own grief and potentially gestating madness, he begins to suspect that Kip is wrestling with his own demons that Kip refuses to revealstressing their relationship to the breaking point. But as Kips best friend, Steve cannot imagine neither the depth of Kips deception nor the terrible secret he is hiding. Filled with raw emotional power and vivid images of the surrounding landscapes, The Sirens Call is an unforgettable story of two friends trying to cope with profound grief the best way they know how and make sense out of a senseless personal tragedy. The sirens are calling. Read this book.

Broadway Musicals, 1943äóñ2004

By John Stewart
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Isbn : 1476603294
  • Pages : 1050
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 113
  • File Pdf: broadway-musicals-1943äóñ2004.pdf

Book Summary:

On March 31, 1943, the musical Oklahoma! premiered and the modern era of the Broadway musical was born. Since that time, the theatres of Broadway have staged hundreds of musicals—some more noteworthy than others, but all in their own way a part of American theatre history. With more than 750 entries, this comprehensive reference work provides information on every musical produced on Broadway since Oklahoma’s 1943 debut. Each entry begins with a brief synopsis of the show, followed by a three-part history: first, the pre–Broadway story of the show, including out-of-town try-outs and Broadway previews; next, the Broadway run itself, with dates, theatres, and cast and crew, including replacements, chorus and understudies, songs, gossip, and notes on reviews and awards; and finally, post–Broadway information with a detailed list of later notable productions, along with important reviews and awards.

The Secret of the Blue Trunk

By Lise Dion
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Isbn : 1459704533
  • Pages : 168
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 526
  • File Pdf: the-secret-of-the-blue-trunk.pdf

Book Summary:

2014 Forest of Reading, White Pine Award — Winner, Nonfiction The true story of how a young Québécois nun ended up a prisoner of war in Buchenwald and how her daughter discovered her secrets. In this true story, Armande Martel, a young nun from Quebec, is arrested by the Germans in 1940 during a stay at her religious order’s mother house in Brittany. She spends the war years in a German concentration camp. After her return to Canada, she leaves the Church, finds the love of her life in Montreal, and adopts Lise Dion. Growing up, Lise is familiar with only a few facts of her mother’s past. It’s when she clears her mother’s small apartment after her death that Lise Dion discovers the key to the blue trunk, which was always locked. This key unlocks the mystery of Armande’s early life, and Lise decides to write The Secret of the Blue Trunk.

Secret of the Dragon's Breath

By Derek Hart
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 0595601944
  • Pages : 262
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 929
  • File Pdf: secret-of-the-dragon-s-breath.pdf

Book Summary:

Secret of the Dragon's Breath continues the adventures of Gavin Kane, Emily Scott, and Bunty Digby, thirteen-year-olds who continue to struggle with their daily lives, during the spring of 1941. While relatively safe on the north Cornish coast, the teens are well aware that England is under constant threat, as the Germans continue to bomb London and the surrounding industrial cities. While these friends have learned to cope with air raid sirens and strict rationing, they're soon faced with another sinister attempt to bring Britain to her knees. Yet with the addition of several new characters, the teenagers discover the true meaning of friendship from these unusual allies. Secret of the Dragon's Breath also marks the return of that high-spirited dragon, Sir Thaddeus Osbert, who not only breathes fire, but also craves sugar. Faced with danger and intrigue, the teens call upon their dragon friend to help them battle the Nazis, who are determined to win the war, no matter what the cost. With a terrible new force threatening their beloved England, it's up to Gavin, Bunty, and Emily to seek out a magical solution. When their favorite dragon unleashes yet another secret power, you can be assured the outcome will not only be exciting, but full of long-lasting implications as well.

Singing with the Sirens

By Ellyn Bell,Stacey Bell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : She Writes Press
  • Isbn : 1631529374
  • Pages : 298
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 566
  • File Pdf: singing-with-the-sirens.pdf

Book Summary:

Numerous women in our culture have experienced shame, degradation, and despair as a result of having been sexually traumatized early in life. Some of these women end up in unhappy marriages or abusive relationships; some fall prey to a variety of addictions, silently or publicly; and some find themselves working in the sex industry. And for many survivors, their situations—and the situations that have brought them there—are secrets that have no voice. In Singing with the Sirens, experts Ellyn Bell and Stacey Bell address the long term complex trauma that results from the sexual abuse and exploitation of girls and young women, drawing on their personal and professional experiences to explore the link between the sexual abuse of children, issues of attachment and safety, and the commercial exploitation of young people. But this is not strictly a scholarly book or a memoir of personal experience; rather, the authors address this problem from a perspective of self-realization and transformation, taking the reader on a journey through mythological tales toward finding healing from within. Poetic, hopeful, and powerful, Singing with the Sirens is a call for wounded women everywhere to reclaim their own truth, spirit, and to sing with their authentic voice.

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