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The Book Thief (Definitions Young Adult)

b SPECIAL TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION with exclusive extra behind the scenes material from the author b br i i br i It is In Nazi Germany the country is holding its breath Death has never been busier and will become busier still i br i i br By her brother s graveside Liesel s life is changed forever when she picks up a single object abandoned in the snow It is i The Gravedigger s Handbook i and this is her first act of book thievery So begins Liesel s love affair with books and words and soon she is stealing from Nazi book burnings the mayor s wife s library wherever there are books to be found br br But these are dangerous times and when Liesel s foster family hides a Jew in their basement nothing will ever be the same again br br In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity award winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time br br Now a major film from Twentieth Century Fox starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter Adult)

Harry Potter is lucky to reach the age of thirteen since he has already survived the murderous attacks of the feared Dark Lord on more than one occasion But his hopes for a quiet term concentrating on Quidditch are dashed when a maniacal mass murderer escapes from Azkaban pursued by the soul sucking Dementors who guard the prison It s assumed that Hogwarts is the safest place for Harry to be But is it a coincidence that he can feel eyes watching him in the dark and should he be taking Professor Trelawney s ghoulish predictions seriously


The Adults

In her ruefully funny and wickedly perceptive debut novel Alison Espach deftly dissects matters of the heart and captures the lives of children and adults as they come to terms with life death and love p At the center of this affluent suburban universe is Emily Vidal a smart and snarky teenager who gets involved in a suspect relationship with one of the adults after witnessing a suicide in her neighborhood Among the cast of unforgettable characters is Emily s father whose fiftieth birthday party has the adults descending upon the Vidal s patio her mother who has orchestrated the elaborate party even though she and her husband are getting a divorce and an assortment of eccentric neighbors high school teachers and teenagers who teem with anxiety and sexuality and an unbridled desire to be noticed and ultimately loved p p p p An irresistible chronicle of a modern young woman s struggle to grow up i The Adults i lays bare in perfect pitch a world where an adult and a child can so dangerously be mistaken for the same exact thing p


Tom Sawyer (Classics for Young Adults & Adults)

One of the best loved and most famous characters in southern literature springs to larger than life size thanks to Thomas Becker s inspired delivery School Library Journal


The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set 1-7 (adult)

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


Adult Onset

From the acclaimed bestselling author of beloved classics i Adult Onset i is a powerful drama about motherhood the dark undercurrents that break and hold families together and the power and pressures of love br br Mary Rose MacKinnon nicknamed MR or Mister is a successful YA author who has made enough from her writing to semi retire in her early s She lives in a comfortable Toronto neighbourhood with her partner Hilary a busy theatre director and their young children Matthew and Maggie trying valiantly and often hilariously to balance her creative pursuits with domestic demands and the various challenges that mostly solo parenting presents As a child Mary Rose suffered from an illness long since cured and filed separately in her mind But as her frustrations mount she experiences a flare up of forgotten symptoms which compel her to rethink her memories of her own childhood and her relationship with her parents With her world threatening to unravel the spectre of domestic violence raises its head with dangerous implications for her life and that of her own children


Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps

If you graduated from college but still feel like a student if you wear a business suit to job interviews but pajamas to the grocery store if you have your own apartment but no idea how to cook or clean it s OK But it doesn t have to be this way br Just because you don t feel like an adult doesn t mean you can t act like one And it all begins with this funny wise and useful book Based on Kelly Williams Brown s popular blog ADULTING makes the scary confusing real world approachable manageable and even conquerable This guide will help you to navigate the stormy Sea of Adulthood so that you may find safe harbor in Not Running Out of Toilet Paper Bay and along the way you will learn br br What to check for when renting a new apartment Not just the nearby bars but the faucets and stove among other things br When a busy person can find time to learn more about the world It involves the intersection of NPR and hair straightening br How to avoid hooking up with anyone in your office Imagine your coworkers having plastic featureless doll crotches It helps br The secret to finding a mechanic you love Or more realistically one that will not rob you blind br From breaking up with frenemies to fixing your toilet this way fun comprehensive handbook is the answer for aspiring grown ups of all ages br br New York Times Bestseller


Treasure Island (Classics for Young Adults)

A mysterious seaman hides at a country inn cut throats raid a sleepy English village suddenly young Jim Hawkins becomes the owner of a map leading to a lost tropical island and a fortune in stolen gold Three adventures Jim Squire Trelawney and Dr Livesey set out to find the treasure But they trust the one they should most fear Long John Silver Charming brave ruthless murderous Silver fills the squire s ship with pirates And on the desolate fever infested island the quest for gold becomes a deadly war of hide and seek Desperate defenders against merciless killers battling over a cursed treasure won with blood buried with blood sought with blood Incredible wealth that Jim and his friends can only claim


Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Playaway Young Adult)

Here are classic thrillers by a master of suspense The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde explores the split nature of man Dr Jekyll a respectable man transforms into an alter ego named Mr Hyde who carries out all the wickedness Dr Jekyll represses In the body of Mr Hyde Jekyll finds freedom from the bonds of social convention but soon finds himself lured deeper into violence and ultimately murder The second tale Markheim tells of a robber named Markheim who murders a shopkeeper on Christmas day Award winning British narrator Ralph Cosham does justice to these bone chilling tales


Wacht op mij (Young adult)

Wacht op mij begint drie jaar na Mia s ongeluk Adam en zijn band zijn inmiddels doorgebroken Aan de vooravond van hun wereldtournee is Adam in New York eenzaam en ongelukkig Sommige mensen denken dat roem alles oplost maar Adam kan zijn succes niet aan Om door te kunnen gaan met zijn leven zal hij eerst zijn verleden moeten accepteren


The Magician's Nephew (Thorndike Young Adult)

In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia C S Lewis shows us how it all began the glorious birth of the land of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory s peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment they set off on the adventure of a lifetime When they touch Uncle Andrew s magic rings the children are hurtled into the Wood Between the Worlds and soon find they can enter many worlds through the mysterious pools there


Can Adults Become Human?

Read the hilarious candid and sometimes not so nice diaries of Jamie Kelly who promises that everything in her diary is true or at least as true as it needs to be br Dear Dumb Diary br My social studies teacher Mr VanDoy never smiles I know that s hard to believe because everybody smiles about something right br Isabella smiles when her brothers get in trouble Angeline smiles when she thinks about how much prettier she is than like a waterfall or a unicorn I smile when I think about a unicorn kicking Angeline over a waterfall But Mr VanDoy doesn t smile at all I wonder if when you become an adult you can lose your sense of humor the way you lose your teeth or hair or fashion sense br


Harry Potter Adult Boxed Set (Harry Potter, #1-7)

A boxed set including the titles Harry Potter and the Philosopher s Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


Adulting 101

i The struggle is real i br br Nick Stahlnecker is eighteen and not ready to grow up yet He has a summer job a case of existential panic and a hopeless crush on the unattainable Jai Hazenbrook Except how do you know that your coworker s unattainable unless you ask to blow him in the porta potty br br That s probably not what Dad meant when he said Nick should act more like an adult br br Twenty five year old Jai is back in his hometown of Franklin Ohio just long enough to earn the money to get the hell out again His long term goal of seeing more of the world is worth the short term pain of living in his mother s basement but only barely br br Meeting Nick doesn t fit in with Jai s plans at all but as Jai soon learns you don t have to travel halfway around the world to have the adventure of a lifetime br br This is not a summer romance This is a summer friendship with benefits It s got pizza with disgusting toppings Netflix and chill and accidental exhibitionism That s all There are no feelings here None Shut up


Silver Chair (Adult)

There are a thousand stories in the land of Narnia and the first is about to be told in an extraordinary motion picture The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe from Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media In the never ending war between good and evil The Chronicles of Narnia set the stage for battles of epic proportions Some take place in vast fields where the forces of light and darkness clash But other battles occur within the small chambers of the heart and are equally decisive br br Journeys to the ends of the world fantastic creatures betrayals heroic deeds and friendships won and lost all come together in an unforgettable world of magic So step into Underland in search of a lost prince br br The sixth volume in The Chronicles of Narnia R The Silver Chair br br Narnia where giants wreak havoc where evil weaves a spell where enchantment rules br br Through dangers untold and caverns deep and dark a noble band of friends are sent to rescue a prince held captive But their mission to Underland brings them face to face with an evil more beautiful and more deadly than they ever expected


Young Adult Eli Readers: Vingt Mille Lieues Sous Les Mers + CD (Lectures Eli Seniors Niveau 3 B1)

A huge deep sea monster is attacking ships To hunt it down Professor Arronax bravely joins a mission aboard the Nautilus a secret submarine helmed by the mysterious Captain Nemo At first the mission is exciting but Arronax soon finds there s no escape He is now Captain Nemo s captive leagues under the sea


Adult Children of Alcoholics

In the s Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic In this updated edition of her bestseller she re examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics After decades of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work Read Adult Children of Alcoholics to see where the journey began and for ideas on where to go from here


Behaving Like Adults

Meet Holly the sunny twenty nine year old owner of Girl Meets Boy a dating service for those who are beautiful inside and out Though she s a successful matchmaker she hasn t quite fulfilled her own relationship dreams her ex fianc Nick seems unlikely to progress from his job as Mr Elephant children s party entertainer So when her friends dare her to pick a man off the top of the pile she s game br br But in one awful evening the seemingly perfect Stuart turns out to be a complete cad and Holly s belief in the goodness of humanity takes a hit What does it mean for her business and her romantic future if she can no longer trust her ability to read people Holly s friends and colleagues are drawn into the complicated drama of her life while Holly learns her most important lesson to trust herself br br Rueful and hilarious em Behaving Like Adults em is a must read novel of men and women growing up in spite of themselves


The Annotated Wind in the Willows For Adults & Sensible Children (Or, Possibly, For Children & Sensible Adults)

em Believe me my young friend there is nothing absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats em the Water Rat to the Mole br br br An instant bestseller upon its initial publication in em The Wind in the Willows em has become one of the beloved stories of all time How could Ratty and Mole have known when they took to the river over one hundred years ago that they would begin a phenomenon that would produce one of the most oft quoted lines in British literature and inspire everyone from the creator of Winnie the Pooh to Pink Floyd Drawing from more than a decade of research Annie Gauger one of the world s leading experts on Kenneth Grahame and em The Wind in the Willows em now presents a fascinating new annotated edition that reintroduces readers to Otter curmudgeonly Badger and rollicking boastful Toad while revealing the secrets behind this treasured classic br br br In em The Annotated Wind in the Willows em readers will discover the sheer joy of the original text restored to the original version illustrated with hundreds of full color images including the beloved drawings by E H Shepard and Arthur Rackham This edition also includes Shepard s famous map of the Wild Wood and rarely seen images by illustrators Graham Robertson Paul Bransom Nancy Barnhart and Wyndham Payne br br br In an illuminating preface Gauger explains how Grahame came to write the novel which began as a bedtime story and then became a series of letters he wrote to his son Alastair This edition reproduces the original letters in their entirety and includes nearly a thousand delightful annotations on everything from automobiles Toad drove an Armstrong Hardcastle Special Eight and early motorcar etiquette to modern manifestations Disneyland s Mr Toad s Wild Ride She reveals how William John Cavendish Bentinck Scott the peculiar Fifth Duke of Portland built an extensive network of underground tunnels thus inspiring the character of Badger and she puts Grahame s work in literary context comparing him to Dickens Rudyard Kipling A A Milne and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Finally new to this edition long buried in the Kenneth Grahame papers are the notes letters and writings by Alastair Grahame and his governess including several pieces by Kenneth Grahame himself that have never been published before br br br With a stunning lyrical tribute to Grahame by Brian Jacques the internationally best selling author of the em Redwall em series em The Annotated Wind in the Willows em should prove a most beautiful and enduring tribute to Grahame s masterpiece


The Best Of Me (Playaway Adult Fiction)

THE BEST OF ME is the heart rending story of two small town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks Now middle aged they ve taken wildly divergent paths but neither has lived the life they imagined and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world When they are both called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter they will be forced to confront the choices each has made and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past


Dubliners (Adult Classics)

b Dubliners b was completed in but British amp Irish publishers amp printers found it so offensive amp immoral it was suppressed It finally came out in London in just as b Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man b began to appear in the journal b Egoist b under Ezra Pound s auspices The st three stories might be incidents from a draft of b Portrait of the Artist b amp many of the characters who figure in b Ulysses b st appear here but this isn t a book of interest only because of its relationship to Joyce s life amp mature work It s one of the great story collections in the English language a brilliant unflinching often tragic portrait of early th century Dublin The book which begins amp ends with a death moves from stories of my childhood thru tales of public life Its larger purpose Joyce said was as a moral history of Ireland br Sisters br Encounter br Araby br Eveline br After the race br Two Gallants br Boarding house br Little cloud br Counterparts br Clay br Painful case br Ivy day in the committee room br Mother br Grace br Dead


Forbidden (New Adult)

p b Le livre ph nom ne qui bouleverse tous les tabous b b Pourquoi faire quelque chose de si mal peut il tre si bon b p p p p Tu crois que personne ne peut te comprendre mais tu te trompes Tu n es pas seul br Ils disaient qu on refusait de se m ler aux autres qu on n avait pas d amis Mais ils se trompaient On tait l l un pour l autre Il tait ce que j avais de plus pr cieux au monde br Qu est ce qui leur permet de dire que notre amour est monstrueux On n a fait de mal personne br Il est mon me s ur ma raison d tre Il est aussi indispensable ma vie que l air que je respire J ai toujours su que je l aimais plus que tout au monde et que l amour que je lui portais n tait pas simplement fraternel p p Maya et Lochan ne sont pas des adolescents comme les autres lev s par une m re alcoolique et instable ils sont livr s eux m mes et n ont d autre choix que d lever seuls le reste de la fratrie Forc s de devenir adultes plus t t que pr vu ils se soutiennent dans l adversit et finissent par tomber amoureux Lochan se sent seul au monde et Maya est la seule pouvoir le comprendre Conscient de la monstruosit de cet amour Lochan est pr t tout pour b illonner le d sir et les sentiments que sa s ur lui inspire Mais comment r sister alors que Maya a besoin de lui autant qu il a besoin d elle Est ce un crime de s aimer si fort p p Ce roman aussi d licat que d chirant vous surprendra jusqu la derni re page et r sonnera longtemps en vous Booklist p p Tabitha Suzuma n a pas son pareil pour explorer les tr fonds de l me Une lecture poignante qui vous fera r fl chir bien au del de la derni re page New York Journal of Books p p b Tabitha Suzuma b est n e Londres en d une m re anglaise et d un p re japonais Elle est l a n e de cinq enfants Elle fr quente le lyc e fran ais de Kensington mais abandonne ses tudes l ge de quatorze ans en situation d chec scolaire Dix ans plus tard apr s avoir suivi des cours par correspondance elle devient enseignante et se met crire i Forbidden i a rencontr un succ s imm diat obtenu de nombreuses r compenses litt raires et t traduit dans le monde entier p


Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults

b Two best friends document their post college lives in a hilarious relatable and powerfully honest epistolary memoir b br br Fast friends since they met at Brown University during their freshman year Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke Dale vowed to keep in touch after their senior year through in depth and brutally honest weekly e mails After graduation Jess packs up everything she owns and moves to Beijing on a whim while Rachel heads to New York to work for an art gallery and to figure out her love life Each spends the next few years tumbling through adulthood and reinventing themselves in various countries including France China and Australia Through their messages from around the world they swap tales of teaching classes of military men running a magazine and flirting in foreign languages along with the hard stuff from harrowing accidents to breakups and breakdowns br br Reminiscent of Sloan Crosley s essays and Lena Dunham s i Girls i i Graduates in Wonderland i is an intimate no holds barred portrait of two young women as they embark upon adulthood br br Named one of Jennifer Weiner s Top Ten Beach Reads


Switched: Trylle Trilogy 1 (Trylle Trilogy 1 Adult Cover)

p When Wendy Everly was six years old her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her It isn t until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right p p With the help of Finn Holmes Wendy finds herself in a world she never knew existed a world both beautiful and frightening and Wendy s not sure she wants to be a part of it p p This is the first in Amanda Hocking s stunning first series the b Trylle b Trilogy p


Lady Chatterley's Lover

Connie una giovane donna anticonformista e romantica Il suo matrimonio con Clifford un aristocratico gelido e insensibile si rivela ben presto una gabbia dorata e quando il marito torna infermo dalla guerra la distanza fra loro diventa incolmabile Oppressa dall aridit che la circonda Connie non pu che essere attratta dalla sensualit magnetica di Mellors il guardiacaccia della tenuta Tra i due nasce una passione ardente che cambier per sempre il loro destino Messo all indice per oscenit appena usc questo romanzo rimane ancora oggi un autentico grido di libert ed emancipazione


Les Adultes n'existent pas (Sarah's Scribbles, #1)

A travers son personnage caustique mignon et dr le Sarah croque avec beaucoup de mordant les petits et grands tracas de sa vie Ses flemmes ses envies son travail sa touchante misanthropie ou encore ses truculentes pens es existentielles Autrement dit les difficult s de beaucoup de jeunes adultes d aujourd hui Une apparente l g ret pour des r flexions toujours en plein dans le mille


When You Reach Me (Thorndike Literacy Bridge Young Adult)

i Four mysterious letters change Miranda s world forever br i br By sixth grade Miranda and her best friend Sal know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood They know where it s safe to go like the local grocery store and they know whom to avoid like the crazy guy on the corner br br But things start to unravel Sal gets punched by a new kid for what seems like no reason and he shuts Miranda out of his life The apartment key that Miranda s mom keeps hidden for emergencies is stolen And then Miranda finds a mysterious note scrawled on a tiny slip of paper i br br I am coming to save your friend s life and my own br I must ask two favors First you must write me a letter br br i The notes keep coming and Miranda slowly realizes that whoever is leaving them knows all about her including things that have not even happened yet Each message brings her closer to believing that only she can prevent a tragic death Until the final note makes her think she s too late


In the Heart of the Sea Publisher: Viking Adult

i In the Heart of the Sea i brings to new life the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship i Essex i an event as mythic in its own century as the i Titanic i disaster in ours and the inspiration for the climax of i Moby Dick i In a harrowing page turner Nathaniel Philbrick restores this epic story to its rightful place in American history br br In the ton Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routine voyage for whales Fifteen months later in the farthest reaches of the South Pacific it was repeatedly rammed and sunk by an eighty ton bull sperm whale Its twenty man crew fearing cannibals on the islands to the west made for the mile distant coast of South America in three tiny boats During ninety days at sea under horrendous conditions the survivors clung to life as one by one they succumbed to hunger thirst disease and fear br br i In the Heart of the Sea i tells perhaps the greatest sea story ever Philbrick interweaves his account of this extraordinary ordeal of ordinary men with a wealth of whale lore and with a brilliantly detailed portrait of the lost unique community of Nantucket whalers Impeccably researched and beautifully told the book delivers the ultimate portrait of man against nature drawing on a remarkable range of archival and modern sources including a long lost account by the ship s cabin boy At once a literary companion and a page turner that speaks to the same issues of class race and man s relationship to nature that permeate the works of Melville i In the Heart of the Sea i will endure as a vital work of American history


The Arabian Nights: An Adult Selection

Full of mischief valor ribaldry and romance b The Arabian Nights b has enthralled readers for centuries These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad whose husband the king executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage Beginning an enchanting story each evening Shahrazad always withheld the ending A thousand and one nights later her life was spared forever


The Turn of the Screw - Young Adult Readers - Stage 4 B2 - With Audio CD And Booklet

A very young woman s first job governess for two weirdly beautiful strangely distant oddly silent children Miles and Flora at a forlorn estate An estate haunted by a beckoning evil br br Half seen figures who glare from dark towers and dusty windows silent foul phantoms who day by day night by night come closer ever closer With growing horror the helpless governess realizes the fiendish creatures want the children seeking to corrupt their bodies possess their minds own their souls br br But worse much worse the governess discovers that Miles and Flora have no terror of the lurking evil br br For they want the walking dead as badly as the dead want them


The Book Thief (Definitions Young Adult)

b SPECIAL TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION with exclusive extra behind the scenes material from the author b br i i br i It is In Nazi Germany the country is holding its breath Death has never been busier and will become busier still i br i i br By her brother s graveside Liesel s life is changed forever when she picks up a single object abandoned in the snow It is i The Gravedigger s Handbook i and this is her first act of book thievery So begins Liesel s love affair with books and words and soon she is stealing from Nazi book burnings the mayor s wife s library wherever there are books to be found br br But these are dangerous times and when Liesel s foster family hides a Jew in their basement nothing will ever be the same again br br In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity award winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time br br Now a major film from Twentieth Century Fox starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter Adult)

Harry Potter is lucky to reach the age of thirteen since he has already survived the murderous attacks of the feared Dark Lord on more than one occasion But his hopes for a quiet term concentrating on Quidditch are dashed when a maniacal mass murderer escapes from Azkaban pursued by the soul sucking Dementors who guard the prison It s assumed that Hogwarts is the safest place for Harry to be But is it a coincidence that he can feel eyes watching him in the dark and should he be taking Professor Trelawney s ghoulish predictions seriously


The Adults

In her ruefully funny and wickedly perceptive debut novel Alison Espach deftly dissects matters of the heart and captures the lives of children and adults as they come to terms with life death and love p At the center of this affluent suburban universe is Emily Vidal a smart and snarky teenager who gets involved in a suspect relationship with one of the adults after witnessing a suicide in her neighborhood Among the cast of unforgettable characters is Emily s father whose fiftieth birthday party has the adults descending upon the Vidal s patio her mother who has orchestrated the elaborate party even though she and her husband are getting a divorce and an assortment of eccentric neighbors high school teachers and teenagers who teem with anxiety and sexuality and an unbridled desire to be noticed and ultimately loved p p p p An irresistible chronicle of a modern young woman s struggle to grow up i The Adults i lays bare in perfect pitch a world where an adult and a child can so dangerously be mistaken for the same exact thing p


Tom Sawyer (Classics for Young Adults & Adults)

One of the best loved and most famous characters in southern literature springs to larger than life size thanks to Thomas Becker s inspired delivery School Library Journal


The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set 1-7 (adult)

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


Adult Onset

From the acclaimed bestselling author of beloved classics i Adult Onset i is a powerful drama about motherhood the dark undercurrents that break and hold families together and the power and pressures of love br br Mary Rose MacKinnon nicknamed MR or Mister is a successful YA author who has made enough from her writing to semi retire in her early s She lives in a comfortable Toronto neighbourhood with her partner Hilary a busy theatre director and their young children Matthew and Maggie trying valiantly and often hilariously to balance her creative pursuits with domestic demands and the various challenges that mostly solo parenting presents As a child Mary Rose suffered from an illness long since cured and filed separately in her mind But as her frustrations mount she experiences a flare up of forgotten symptoms which compel her to rethink her memories of her own childhood and her relationship with her parents With her world threatening to unravel the spectre of domestic violence raises its head with dangerous implications for her life and that of her own children


Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps

If you graduated from college but still feel like a student if you wear a business suit to job interviews but pajamas to the grocery store if you have your own apartment but no idea how to cook or clean it s OK But it doesn t have to be this way br Just because you don t feel like an adult doesn t mean you can t act like one And it all begins with this funny wise and useful book Based on Kelly Williams Brown s popular blog ADULTING makes the scary confusing real world approachable manageable and even conquerable This guide will help you to navigate the stormy Sea of Adulthood so that you may find safe harbor in Not Running Out of Toilet Paper Bay and along the way you will learn br br What to check for when renting a new apartment Not just the nearby bars but the faucets and stove among other things br When a busy person can find time to learn more about the world It involves the intersection of NPR and hair straightening br How to avoid hooking up with anyone in your office Imagine your coworkers having plastic featureless doll crotches It helps br The secret to finding a mechanic you love Or more realistically one that will not rob you blind br From breaking up with frenemies to fixing your toilet this way fun comprehensive handbook is the answer for aspiring grown ups of all ages br br New York Times Bestseller


Treasure Island (Classics for Young Adults)

A mysterious seaman hides at a country inn cut throats raid a sleepy English village suddenly young Jim Hawkins becomes the owner of a map leading to a lost tropical island and a fortune in stolen gold Three adventures Jim Squire Trelawney and Dr Livesey set out to find the treasure But they trust the one they should most fear Long John Silver Charming brave ruthless murderous Silver fills the squire s ship with pirates And on the desolate fever infested island the quest for gold becomes a deadly war of hide and seek Desperate defenders against merciless killers battling over a cursed treasure won with blood buried with blood sought with blood Incredible wealth that Jim and his friends can only claim


Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Playaway Young Adult)

Here are classic thrillers by a master of suspense The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde explores the split nature of man Dr Jekyll a respectable man transforms into an alter ego named Mr Hyde who carries out all the wickedness Dr Jekyll represses In the body of Mr Hyde Jekyll finds freedom from the bonds of social convention but soon finds himself lured deeper into violence and ultimately murder The second tale Markheim tells of a robber named Markheim who murders a shopkeeper on Christmas day Award winning British narrator Ralph Cosham does justice to these bone chilling tales


Wacht op mij (Young adult)

Wacht op mij begint drie jaar na Mia s ongeluk Adam en zijn band zijn inmiddels doorgebroken Aan de vooravond van hun wereldtournee is Adam in New York eenzaam en ongelukkig Sommige mensen denken dat roem alles oplost maar Adam kan zijn succes niet aan Om door te kunnen gaan met zijn leven zal hij eerst zijn verleden moeten accepteren


The Magician's Nephew (Thorndike Young Adult)

In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia C S Lewis shows us how it all began the glorious birth of the land of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory s peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment they set off on the adventure of a lifetime When they touch Uncle Andrew s magic rings the children are hurtled into the Wood Between the Worlds and soon find they can enter many worlds through the mysterious pools there


Can Adults Become Human?

Read the hilarious candid and sometimes not so nice diaries of Jamie Kelly who promises that everything in her diary is true or at least as true as it needs to be br Dear Dumb Diary br My social studies teacher Mr VanDoy never smiles I know that s hard to believe because everybody smiles about something right br Isabella smiles when her brothers get in trouble Angeline smiles when she thinks about how much prettier she is than like a waterfall or a unicorn I smile when I think about a unicorn kicking Angeline over a waterfall But Mr VanDoy doesn t smile at all I wonder if when you become an adult you can lose your sense of humor the way you lose your teeth or hair or fashion sense br


Harry Potter Adult Boxed Set (Harry Potter, #1-7)

A boxed set including the titles Harry Potter and the Philosopher s Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


Adulting 101

i The struggle is real i br br Nick Stahlnecker is eighteen and not ready to grow up yet He has a summer job a case of existential panic and a hopeless crush on the unattainable Jai Hazenbrook Except how do you know that your coworker s unattainable unless you ask to blow him in the porta potty br br That s probably not what Dad meant when he said Nick should act more like an adult br br Twenty five year old Jai is back in his hometown of Franklin Ohio just long enough to earn the money to get the hell out again His long term goal of seeing more of the world is worth the short term pain of living in his mother s basement but only barely br br Meeting Nick doesn t fit in with Jai s plans at all but as Jai soon learns you don t have to travel halfway around the world to have the adventure of a lifetime br br This is not a summer romance This is a summer friendship with benefits It s got pizza with disgusting toppings Netflix and chill and accidental exhibitionism That s all There are no feelings here None Shut up


Silver Chair (Adult)

There are a thousand stories in the land of Narnia and the first is about to be told in an extraordinary motion picture The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe from Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media In the never ending war between good and evil The Chronicles of Narnia set the stage for battles of epic proportions Some take place in vast fields where the forces of light and darkness clash But other battles occur within the small chambers of the heart and are equally decisive br br Journeys to the ends of the world fantastic creatures betrayals heroic deeds and friendships won and lost all come together in an unforgettable world of magic So step into Underland in search of a lost prince br br The sixth volume in The Chronicles of Narnia R The Silver Chair br br Narnia where giants wreak havoc where evil weaves a spell where enchantment rules br br Through dangers untold and caverns deep and dark a noble band of friends are sent to rescue a prince held captive But their mission to Underland brings them face to face with an evil more beautiful and more deadly than they ever expected


Young Adult Eli Readers: Vingt Mille Lieues Sous Les Mers + CD (Lectures Eli Seniors Niveau 3 B1)

A huge deep sea monster is attacking ships To hunt it down Professor Arronax bravely joins a mission aboard the Nautilus a secret submarine helmed by the mysterious Captain Nemo At first the mission is exciting but Arronax soon finds there s no escape He is now Captain Nemo s captive leagues under the sea


Adult Children of Alcoholics

In the s Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic In this updated edition of her bestseller she re examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics After decades of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work Read Adult Children of Alcoholics to see where the journey began and for ideas on where to go from here


Behaving Like Adults

Meet Holly the sunny twenty nine year old owner of Girl Meets Boy a dating service for those who are beautiful inside and out Though she s a successful matchmaker she hasn t quite fulfilled her own relationship dreams her ex fianc Nick seems unlikely to progress from his job as Mr Elephant children s party entertainer So when her friends dare her to pick a man off the top of the pile she s game br br But in one awful evening the seemingly perfect Stuart turns out to be a complete cad and Holly s belief in the goodness of humanity takes a hit What does it mean for her business and her romantic future if she can no longer trust her ability to read people Holly s friends and colleagues are drawn into the complicated drama of her life while Holly learns her most important lesson to trust herself br br Rueful and hilarious em Behaving Like Adults em is a must read novel of men and women growing up in spite of themselves


The Annotated Wind in the Willows For Adults & Sensible Children (Or, Possibly, For Children & Sensible Adults)

em Believe me my young friend there is nothing absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats em the Water Rat to the Mole br br br An instant bestseller upon its initial publication in em The Wind in the Willows em has become one of the beloved stories of all time How could Ratty and Mole have known when they took to the river over one hundred years ago that they would begin a phenomenon that would produce one of the most oft quoted lines in British literature and inspire everyone from the creator of Winnie the Pooh to Pink Floyd Drawing from more than a decade of research Annie Gauger one of the world s leading experts on Kenneth Grahame and em The Wind in the Willows em now presents a fascinating new annotated edition that reintroduces readers to Otter curmudgeonly Badger and rollicking boastful Toad while revealing the secrets behind this treasured classic br br br In em The Annotated Wind in the Willows em readers will discover the sheer joy of the original text restored to the original version illustrated with hundreds of full color images including the beloved drawings by E H Shepard and Arthur Rackham This edition also includes Shepard s famous map of the Wild Wood and rarely seen images by illustrators Graham Robertson Paul Bransom Nancy Barnhart and Wyndham Payne br br br In an illuminating preface Gauger explains how Grahame came to write the novel which began as a bedtime story and then became a series of letters he wrote to his son Alastair This edition reproduces the original letters in their entirety and includes nearly a thousand delightful annotations on everything from automobiles Toad drove an Armstrong Hardcastle Special Eight and early motorcar etiquette to modern manifestations Disneyland s Mr Toad s Wild Ride She reveals how William John Cavendish Bentinck Scott the peculiar Fifth Duke of Portland built an extensive network of underground tunnels thus inspiring the character of Badger and she puts Grahame s work in literary context comparing him to Dickens Rudyard Kipling A A Milne and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Finally new to this edition long buried in the Kenneth Grahame papers are the notes letters and writings by Alastair Grahame and his governess including several pieces by Kenneth Grahame himself that have never been published before br br br With a stunning lyrical tribute to Grahame by Brian Jacques the internationally best selling author of the em Redwall em series em The Annotated Wind in the Willows em should prove a most beautiful and enduring tribute to Grahame s masterpiece


The Best Of Me (Playaway Adult Fiction)

THE BEST OF ME is the heart rending story of two small town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks Now middle aged they ve taken wildly divergent paths but neither has lived the life they imagined and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world When they are both called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter they will be forced to confront the choices each has made and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past


Dubliners (Adult Classics)

b Dubliners b was completed in but British amp Irish publishers amp printers found it so offensive amp immoral it was suppressed It finally came out in London in just as b Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man b began to appear in the journal b Egoist b under Ezra Pound s auspices The st three stories might be incidents from a draft of b Portrait of the Artist b amp many of the characters who figure in b Ulysses b st appear here but this isn t a book of interest only because of its relationship to Joyce s life amp mature work It s one of the great story collections in the English language a brilliant unflinching often tragic portrait of early th century Dublin The book which begins amp ends with a death moves from stories of my childhood thru tales of public life Its larger purpose Joyce said was as a moral history of Ireland br Sisters br Encounter br Araby br Eveline br After the race br Two Gallants br Boarding house br Little cloud br Counterparts br Clay br Painful case br Ivy day in the committee room br Mother br Grace br Dead


Forbidden (New Adult)

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Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults

b Two best friends document their post college lives in a hilarious relatable and powerfully honest epistolary memoir b br br Fast friends since they met at Brown University during their freshman year Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke Dale vowed to keep in touch after their senior year through in depth and brutally honest weekly e mails After graduation Jess packs up everything she owns and moves to Beijing on a whim while Rachel heads to New York to work for an art gallery and to figure out her love life Each spends the next few years tumbling through adulthood and reinventing themselves in various countries including France China and Australia Through their messages from around the world they swap tales of teaching classes of military men running a magazine and flirting in foreign languages along with the hard stuff from harrowing accidents to breakups and breakdowns br br Reminiscent of Sloan Crosley s essays and Lena Dunham s i Girls i i Graduates in Wonderland i is an intimate no holds barred portrait of two young women as they embark upon adulthood br br Named one of Jennifer Weiner s Top Ten Beach Reads


Switched: Trylle Trilogy 1 (Trylle Trilogy 1 Adult Cover)

p When Wendy Everly was six years old her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her It isn t until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right p p With the help of Finn Holmes Wendy finds herself in a world she never knew existed a world both beautiful and frightening and Wendy s not sure she wants to be a part of it p p This is the first in Amanda Hocking s stunning first series the b Trylle b Trilogy p


Lady Chatterley's Lover

Connie una giovane donna anticonformista e romantica Il suo matrimonio con Clifford un aristocratico gelido e insensibile si rivela ben presto una gabbia dorata e quando il marito torna infermo dalla guerra la distanza fra loro diventa incolmabile Oppressa dall aridit che la circonda Connie non pu che essere attratta dalla sensualit magnetica di Mellors il guardiacaccia della tenuta Tra i due nasce una passione ardente che cambier per sempre il loro destino Messo all indice per oscenit appena usc questo romanzo rimane ancora oggi un autentico grido di libert ed emancipazione


Les Adultes n'existent pas (Sarah's Scribbles, #1)

A travers son personnage caustique mignon et dr le Sarah croque avec beaucoup de mordant les petits et grands tracas de sa vie Ses flemmes ses envies son travail sa touchante misanthropie ou encore ses truculentes pens es existentielles Autrement dit les difficult s de beaucoup de jeunes adultes d aujourd hui Une apparente l g ret pour des r flexions toujours en plein dans le mille


When You Reach Me (Thorndike Literacy Bridge Young Adult)

i Four mysterious letters change Miranda s world forever br i br By sixth grade Miranda and her best friend Sal know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood They know where it s safe to go like the local grocery store and they know whom to avoid like the crazy guy on the corner br br But things start to unravel Sal gets punched by a new kid for what seems like no reason and he shuts Miranda out of his life The apartment key that Miranda s mom keeps hidden for emergencies is stolen And then Miranda finds a mysterious note scrawled on a tiny slip of paper i br br I am coming to save your friend s life and my own br I must ask two favors First you must write me a letter br br i The notes keep coming and Miranda slowly realizes that whoever is leaving them knows all about her including things that have not even happened yet Each message brings her closer to believing that only she can prevent a tragic death Until the final note makes her think she s too late


In the Heart of the Sea Publisher: Viking Adult

i In the Heart of the Sea i brings to new life the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship i Essex i an event as mythic in its own century as the i Titanic i disaster in ours and the inspiration for the climax of i Moby Dick i In a harrowing page turner Nathaniel Philbrick restores this epic story to its rightful place in American history br br In the ton Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routine voyage for whales Fifteen months later in the farthest reaches of the South Pacific it was repeatedly rammed and sunk by an eighty ton bull sperm whale Its twenty man crew fearing cannibals on the islands to the west made for the mile distant coast of South America in three tiny boats During ninety days at sea under horrendous conditions the survivors clung to life as one by one they succumbed to hunger thirst disease and fear br br i In the Heart of the Sea i tells perhaps the greatest sea story ever Philbrick interweaves his account of this extraordinary ordeal of ordinary men with a wealth of whale lore and with a brilliantly detailed portrait of the lost unique community of Nantucket whalers Impeccably researched and beautifully told the book delivers the ultimate portrait of man against nature drawing on a remarkable range of archival and modern sources including a long lost account by the ship s cabin boy At once a literary companion and a page turner that speaks to the same issues of class race and man s relationship to nature that permeate the works of Melville i In the Heart of the Sea i will endure as a vital work of American history


The Arabian Nights: An Adult Selection

Full of mischief valor ribaldry and romance b The Arabian Nights b has enthralled readers for centuries These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad whose husband the king executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage Beginning an enchanting story each evening Shahrazad always withheld the ending A thousand and one nights later her life was spared forever


The Turn of the Screw - Young Adult Readers - Stage 4 B2 - With Audio CD And Booklet

A very young woman s first job governess for two weirdly beautiful strangely distant oddly silent children Miles and Flora at a forlorn estate An estate haunted by a beckoning evil br br Half seen figures who glare from dark towers and dusty windows silent foul phantoms who day by day night by night come closer ever closer With growing horror the helpless governess realizes the fiendish creatures want the children seeking to corrupt their bodies possess their minds own their souls br br But worse much worse the governess discovers that Miles and Flora have no terror of the lurking evil br br For they want the walking dead as badly as the dead want them