Year of publication: 2002
THE GUILTY RIVER by Wilkie Collins CHAPTER I ON THE WAY TO THE RIVER FOR reasons of my own, I excused myself from accompanying my stepmother to a dinner-party given in our neighborhood. In my present humor, I preferred being aloneand, as a means of getting through my idle time, I was quite content to be occupied in catching insects. Provided with a brush and a mixture of rum and treacle, I went into Fordwitch Wood to set the snare, familiar to hunters of moths, which we call sugaring the trees. ...
Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Families -- Fiction Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2007
AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...
Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
Year of publication: 2009
Also by Danielle SteelA GOOD WOMAN MALICE ROGUE FIVE DAYS IN PARIS HONOR THYSELF LIGHTNING AMAZING GRACE WINGS BUNGALOW 2 THE GIFT SISTERS ACCIDENT H.R.H. VANISHED COMING OUT MIXED BLESSINGS THE HOUSE JEWELS TOXIC BACHELORS NO GREATER LOVE MIRACLE HEARTBEAT IMPOSSIBLE MESSAGE FROM NAM ECHOES DADDY SECOND CHANCE STAR RANSOM ZOYA SAFE HARBOUR KALEIDOSCOPE JOHNNY ANGEL FINE THINGS DATING GAME WANDERLUST ANSWERED PRAYERS SECRETS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ FAMILY ALBUM THE COTTAGE FULL CIRCLE THE KISS ...
Keywords: American Light Romantic Fiction Calif.) Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Domestic fiction Families Family Family Life Fiction Fiction - Romance General Hollywood (Los Angeles Large type books Love stories Mothers and daughters Romance Romance - Contemporary Romance - General Romance: Modern Sisters Steel
Year of publication: 1989
CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BEST.Los Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE THRILL AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalA LITERARY PHENOMENON ambitious prolific and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The ...
Keywords: Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Romance Single mothers Stepfamilies Widowers Women
Year of publication: 2012
A Midsummers Nightmare by Kody Keplinger CHAPTER 1 Hangovers are a bitch. Ive known this for years, since I was, like, fourteen and went to my first kegger, but the headache I woke up with the morning after graduation was the worst Id ever experienced. And that says a lot. I mean, it was throbbing. I felt like someone had beaten me over the head with a freaking baseball bat. And God only knew, maybe someone had. Id been so wasted that night I probably wouldnt have cared. I may have even found it ...
Keywords: & & & Contemporary Divorce Family Girls Juvenile Fiction Love Marriage Romance Romance Stepfamilies Women Young Adult
Year of publication: 2014
Mrs. Yaga by Michal Wojcik Mrs. Yaga For all the Baba Yagas out there. Aurelia grew up in a cabin a little ways outside of town, the one with the red mailbox and the twisted iron fence surmounted by skulls. Sometimes the house would groan and shift and flex its long chicken feet every so often it would stretch out its legs, lifting Aurelias room up over the trees and making crockery slide and smash. Then Mrs. Yaga would speak to the walls and soothe their domicile into settling back down again, ...
Keywords: Baba Yaga Diversity Dragons Families Feminism Folk Tales Magic Polish Folk Tales Quest Fantasy Retelling SFF Slavic Myths Speculative Fiction Subversive Fairy Tales Witches Young Adult