By Stacy Gregg
The inspiring novel about real existence princess and equestrienne Haya of Jordan.
Princess Haya loves her relations greater than anything--especially her mom who brings gentle and happiness into King Hussein's house. So while Queen Alia is killed in a sad coincidence, Princess Haya is devastated. realizing how unsatisfied she is and what sort of she loves horses, Haya’s father, King Hussein, supplies her a different current: a foal of her personal. And this foal alterations Princess Haya’s global completely.
Set in an unique locale the place royalty is genuine, this tale of a decided modern day princess is either appealing and awe-inspiring. ideal for enthusiasts of Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague and a person who wonders what it really is wish to be a true princess.
Praise for THE PRINCESS AND THE FOAL:
"Empowering and full of life, this can be a tale absolute to please princess lovers, horse fanatics and, certain, even tomboys."--Kirkus Reviews
"This actual princess’s tale is excellent and this ebook presents a favorable and robust tale, specifically for adolescent woman readers who decide to saddle up for the ride."--VOYA Magazine
"Horse lovers will consume Gregg’s attractive novel approximately Jordanian Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, encouraged by means of the real-life princess who grew to become an Olympic equestrian....Gregg’s maximum power is in detailing the deep, sensual bond which can shape among a human and a horse, however the sympathetic protagonist and a atmosphere hardly noticeable in middle-grade fiction make this an inspiring learn for any reader."--Publishers Weekly
"In addition to being an exceptional healthy for lovers of princess or horse tales, this may be a good selection for readers who get pleasure from tales of courageous, scrappy women who defy convention."--Booklist
By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
From the bestselling writer of Sister of My middle comes a spellbinding story of moms and daughters, love and cultural id. Rakhi, a tender painter and unmarried mom, is suffering to return to phrases together with her dating with ex-husband Sonny, a hip Bay quarter DJ, and along with her dream-teller mom, who has infrequently spoken approximately her prior or her local India. Rakhi has her fingers complete, juggling an artistic dry spell, elevating her daughter, and attempting to store the Berkeley teahouse she and her ally Belle personal. yet larger demanding situations are to come back. while a countrywide tragedy turns her global the other way up and Rakhi wishes her mother’s power and knowledge greater than ever, she loses her in a freak vehicle twist of fate. yet uncovering her mother’s dream journals allows Rakhi to discover her mother’s long-kept secrets and techniques and sacrifices–and finally to confront her fears, forge a brand new courting along with her father, and revisit Sonny’s position in her middle.
By Diane Chamberlain
Eight-year-old Sophie Donohue simply desired to be like several different little woman. that's why her mom, Janine, reluctantly agreed to enable her cross at the weekend tenting journey together with her Brownie troop. but if Janine arrives to choose up Sophie after the journey, her daughter isn't really with the others. one way or the other, alongside the forested path from West Virginia, Sophie has disappeared.
But Sophie isn't any usual eight-year-old. She suffers from a unprecedented disorder, and Janine has lately enrolled her in an experimental remedy as a final attempt to avoid wasting her life—despite the vehement objections of her ex-husband, Joe. with out her drugs, Sophie can't live on lengthy. All her mother's instincts inform Janine that Sophie is alive, yet time is working out.
Deep within the Virginia woodland, one other drama unfolds. Sophie reveals safe haven in a distant cabin inhabited by means of Zoe, a lady who desires not anything to do with the kid. Zoe is suffering to save lots of her personal daughter from the legislation, and Sophie's presence jeopardizes any probability of that occuring. She is as made up our minds to avoid wasting her daughter as Janine is to avoid wasting Sophie…and just one of them can succeed.
By Karl Alexander
But that wasn’t the tip of the tale. In Jaclyn the Ripper, Amy returns to the current to inform her mom and dad what occurred to their lacking daughter, unintentionally releasing Jack from his legal within the some distance destiny whereas additionally remodeling Jack right into a lady. Jaclyn the Ripper units out on a brand new killing spree in 2010 l. a., vowing revenge on H.G. and Amy.
H.G. follows Amy to trendy L.A., yet neither he nor Amy is aware Jaclyn is on their path. within the courageous new global of the new millennium, H.G. needs to navigate an international of cellphones, the web, and identification robbery and locate his wayward spouse . . . sooner than the Ripper slays her. With the panache, pleasure, and thrills that made Time After Time so well known, Karl Alexander has penned one other successful story of Wells: writer, inventor, and not likely hero.
By J. P. Donleavy
Despite such precautions as a two-inch-thick surgical metal door and a bullet-proof limousine, Smith continues to be frightened. So he undertakes to construct a tremendous mausoleum, entire with plumbing, during which to dwell. Hunter S. Thompson known as studying this e-book “like sitting all the way down to a night of excellent whisky and mad laughter in an extraordinary dialog someplace at the fringe of reality.”
Told in interconnecting tales, Ballroom is a fantastically crafted debut novel—reminiscent of the works of Elizabeth Strout and Jennifer Haigh—about a bunch of strangers united by way of a wish to get away their complex lives, if just for a number of hours every one week, in a light big apple urban dance hall.
Time has eroded the glamour of the Ballroom, yet on the finish of the Nineties, a small crowd of dependable consumers nonetheless makes its well past the floor-to-ceiling columns which body the as soon as grand corridor every one Sunday night. Sweeping around the worn parquet ground below a peeling indigo ceiling, those women and men succumb to the magic of the track, trying to find love and connection, desirous to erase the drab fact in their complex lives.
Nearly 40 and nonetheless unmarried, Sarah Dreyfus is determined for romance and certain she’ll locate it with debonair Gabriel Katz, a stunning peacock who dances to distract himself from his crumbling marriage. bored with the bachelor existence, Joseph believes that his longing for a spouse and kin may be fulfilled—if simply he can get Sarah to note him. Besotted with attractive younger Maria Rodriguez, aged dance teacher Harry Korn is aware they could locate happiness jointly. Maria, one of many Ballroom’s stars, has a dream of her personal, a keenness her broken-hearted father refuses to just accept or understand.
As the rhythms of the Ballroom ebb and move via those characters’ hearts, their fates come jointly in touching, unforeseen ways.
By J. D. Robb
The number-one ny occasions bestselling In dying sequence explodes with intrigue, ardour, and suspense. Now, Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, propels you into the darkest evening of Lieutenant Eve Dallas's life—when a killer involves call...
Eve's identify has made a Christmas record, yet it isn't for being naughty or nice. it truly is for placing a serial killer in the back of bars. Now the escaped madman has her in his sights. together with her husband, Roarke, at her part, Eve needs to cease the guy from exacting his bloody vengeance—or die trying...
By Gordon Doherty
The hurricane is upon us, Haga. The solutions you search dance inside of its wrath . . .
1071 advert. Emperor Romanus Diogenes has rekindled the guttering flame of Byzantium. but within the jap borderlands, very important strongholds grasp within the stability. Manzikert and Chliat needs to be received to safe the empire’s fragile frontiers and vanquish the would-be usurpers who covet the imperial throne. yet Sultan Alp Arslan and his big Seljuk armies glance to these dual fortress-towns additionally, resolute on seizing them first.
Apion rides by way of the emperor’s aspect as they march east, marshalling Byzantium’s armies for the clash that's to return. He is familiar with in basic terms too good that the possibility posed through the Sultan’s hordes is well-matched by means of malevolent forces in the Byzantine ranks. hence, the line to conflict is a savage one, yet one he can't refuse. For at its finish, destiny beckons, taunting him with a call of 2 futures.
On the plains of Manzikert, one nice strength will upward thrust and one other will fall. at the plains of Manzikert, Apion will face the typhoon.
By Harry Turtledove
Because the Roman legion were mysteriously transported to this global of magic, tribune Marcus Scaurus had served the rulers of war-torn Videssos good. He were mostly chargeable for ousting the Pretender and placing Thorish Gavras at the throne. That, after all, made him a hero.
For Rome or Videssos, although, Fortune used to be a fickle goddess.
Now he and the legion have been returning in triumph to Videssos town after defeating a well-entrenched military of insurgent mercenaries. yet Marcus, betrayed by means of the single closest to him, was once returning to be seized, dragged earlier than the Emperor, and puzzled lower than truth-drug like a traitor.Of the courtroom, in basic terms Alypia Gavra caught by means of him -- yet consorting with the Emperor's niece was once risky. it could possibly result in exile -- or death!
Yet Alypia was once appealing. And Marcus was once lonely . . .
By Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero