This short picture book follows a hardworking cicada who is underappreciated at work, though he knows he works harder than any of his human co-workers. Mistreated, sad, and alone, the little cicada is ready to give up...when something . . .
Tom is the kind of guy who lives in a happy little bubble---he never expects anything to go wrong. He has a great job, the perfect wife, and a nice home in a good neighborhood. But one night, Tom comes home to an empty house, the lights on and door unlocked. His wife is gone. She left her phone, her purse... Then a policeman shows up . . .
Jason Dessen may not have won the Pavia prize for achievements in physical science like his buddy Ryan did, but he's got a good life---a happy marriage, a teenage son, a teaching job at a local university. Sure, he wonders what his life would have been like if, instead of settling down, he'd continued his . . .
Anne and Marco Conti's life looks shiny from the outside---nice house, new baby, happy marriage. One night, Anne and Marco are invited next door for dinner, and when the babysitter cancels, Marco convinces Anne to leave baby Cora at home anyway. It's no big deal---the Contis' home share a wall with their neighbor's home, and they agree to . . .
Title: Five Feet ApartMotion Picture Rating: PG-13Release Date: 2019Director: Justin BaldoniRuntime: 116 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Five Feet Apart. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** Stella is [...]
What happens when you aren't the chosen ones? When you're not Harry Potter, or Katniss Everdeen, or Tris Prior? What happens when you're just one of the normal people, living your life while all the danger and excitement happens around you? This is a story about those kids. While the indie kids are busy defending the world from . . .
Tori Spring is a cynic---she hates school, people, and cliches. The only things she likes to do is blog, sleep, and watch films. She thinks there's nobody like her, and that nobody likes her in general. So when a boy named Michael Holden shows up at school and wants nothing more than to be her friend, Tori just can't comprehend why. At the same time . . .
Auburn doesn't expect a one-night gig working a stranger's art gallery to change her life forever---she just needs the money. She recently moved to Dallas---which she hates---and hardly knows anyone there apart from her dead boyfriend's family and her new roommate. She's surprised to find herself immediately drawn to this mysterious artist, like . . .