High school junior Kayla and her two best friends have always been close. Even after Kayla becomes a cheerleader with a basketball star boyfriend, Riley falls in with the skaters, and Evan loses himself in school, the three remain dedicated to their promise to each other: to remain friends no matter what. But when a disastrous prom ends with Kayla single and her best friends dating, the strength of their bond will be tested. Because, as Kayla soon realizes, her feelings for Riley are more than just friendly. Dating a girl is something that’s never crossed her mind before, but more than that, she can’t bring herself to hurt Evan. As tension between the two girls grows, Kayla is forced to grapple with the fact that she might be bisexual, in love with Riley, and about to break their friendship apart.
In Don’t Shoot, a thrilling novel about the meaning of race in society, police shootings claim the lives of two victims, one white and one black, in the city of Chicago. Swift justice is handed down, but the American judicial system isn’t always fair, and only the white victim can truly rest in peace.
Soon, the media begins to assassinate the character of the black man, and it isn’t long before the public is readily believing and defending the officer’s story. In response to the lack of justice, protests and riots erupt across the city.
Will justice be served, or will yet another citizen die in vain?
Don’t Shoot details these incidents and their aftermath, spotlighting the corrupt political machine, injustice, and segregation that persist in the city today.
Ana and Karla are the closest best friends can be without actually being sisters. But there IS one thing that can come between them—Karla’s new boyfriend, Mat. Despite never having had a real relationship, the moment Ana looks at Mat, she knows this is what love feels like. Soon, Mat realizes that it’s quiet, sweet Ana he really likes, not her outgoing best friend, and the two must struggle to stay apart and keep their friendship, and relationships, intact.
In TITLE, Ana, Karla, and Mat come to realize that no matter how you think your life will go, sometimes fate has other plans—and people—in mind.
Brothers Fred and Matt Rooney are two of the most talented boys in the world - not to mention their enormous fortune. Fred is a star athlete, already signed to the biggest football club in the world at age 11, and Matt is a boy genius and Australia’s youngest ever university graduate. Together, they are a force to be reckoned with.
But none of that matters when their private jet crashes on a dark and mysterious island.
Armed with a workbench that creates anything they can dream of and an ancient diary with instructions to find the magic gems that will get them home, Matt and Fred run headlong into their biggest and most dangerous adventure yet.
Cassie has always lived a unnatural life, jumping from place to place with her father and never staying anywhere long. But that isn't the only thing that makes Cassie not normal. After a near accident involving a cliff, a drop, and a rocky ocean, Cassie discovers that even if she can't control her life, she does have power over some things. Things that no one else can control. Just as she's starting to get a grasp on these new powers, Cassie's father disappears and she is sent away to a boarding school for troubled teens. There, her every movement, every thought, is watched and regulated by the strict rulers of the school. Cassie is sure things couldn't possibly get worse.
What starts out as harmless flirting with another girl, a kleptomaniac who is both cute and mysterious, quickly evolves into a fight for their lives as Cassie and her new friend Mira are flung out of this world and into another. But unlike school this new world is a place where Cassie and Mira's special gifts may be the only thing that can save them.
High school teenager Claire Miller unexpectedly stumbles on a secret, one that leads her to discover a fantasy world and her very own prince charming, who is now living in disguise as a high school student in the Northeast. However, things get complicated when her prince’s estranged brother returns from exile and begins to pursue her. Embroiled in both a love triangle and a world at war, no decision comes lightly for Claire, or the royal family she is involved with.
This romantic fantasy has many twists and turns, as well as unshakeable loyalty, love, and loss between family, siblings, and lovers.
The 21st century world is full of promise for twenty-six-year-old Cheyenne, but when she stumbles into wrong place at the wrong time, she is thrust straight into the past and a world of violence and war…1868 Kansas
But being trapped in history is not her biggest problem: staying alive is, and that task becomes immensely harder when her ticket home disappears without a trace. With the help of William Cody, a young civilian scout in the frontier army, Cheyenne travels to Fort Larned, learning the ways of William’s 19th century life along the way.
Soon, tensions between the US government and native tribes reach a breaking point, and Cheyenne finds herself in the middle of two wars—one over land, and the other for control of the future. Her future. But there’s only one man who can explain why visitors from the future keeping coming back to this particular point in history, and he’s nowhere to be seen.
Caught between two opposing sides, each seeking to use her for their own purposes, Cheyenne quickly discovers that nothing is what it seems and sometimes, the only right choices are the ones that cost you everything…including not only the man she loves but also her only chance of ever getting home.
Set against the backdrop of the early Indian Wars, TITLE weaves meticulously researched history with science-based fiction to create a story of passion, morality, and intrigue.
Accept that even your dream job may turn out to be your worst nightmare.
It happens. We get an image in our heads of how our life and career will turn out, and when things go awry, we can’t cope. You know how this story ends. Out of work, out of money, out of hope.
Rachel Verone knows that this exactly what she has to look forward to if she quits the job that is making her miserable each and every day. The economy may not be good, but Rachel’s outlook on life is much worse. She wakes up early, goes through the day exhausted, then comes back from work only to be assaulted by all the chores she must do at home. By the time she finishes, she has just enough time to collapse into bed and start the cycle all over again.
Luckily, Rachel has Julia, a coworker who is more than happy to lend a hand and make her life, home and work, productive and positive. With her help, perhaps Rachel can get her outlook, her relationships and her career back on track.
Told in alternating chapters of indispensible advice and a compelling narrative, TITLE is a book for anyone who has ever held a job, quit a job, wanted a job, loved a job… or hated a job.