Hairy science, hybrid secretsGorilla Mountain has more secrets than anybody can fathom. A big, dark, hairy mystery that involves Tim’s ancestors, and unravels a toxic scientific anomaly involving hibrids that will change our evolution of the world forever.Why should Tim believe his father now? After all, his dad has been lying to him, his mother, to science … and to the whole world … all his life!
Short story inspired by the real Anna Baker and her haunted wedding dress currently on display at the Baker Museum, Central PA, USA.Would you wear a wedding dress tainted with sadness, bitterness and marred with a dark past? Ever since Belle brought her second-hand heirloom dream dress home strange things had been happening.Haunted by Anna Baker, the disgruntled bride-to-be who was to wear it to her own wedding over one hundred and fifty years ago—if she couldn't wear it, the loathsome spirit even in death would do anything to ensure nobody else would wear her gown… Which bride is it that is horror-ably late for her wedding
Angela lives with her grandparents who run a restaurant, Fioruccis, rechristened Hoochies by the mega cool Rachael Blake and her wannabe groupies. How can Angela discover herself when she feels as if she's smothered in spaghetti sauce and drowning in olive oil? Add two scheming Italians with a grand matchmaking plan, Simon who wants to be more than friends, a controlling Nonna who won't let her wear jeans and Angela's sheer Italianicity- all getting in the way of her search for independence.
This book is an A-Z of sexual related topics highly relevant to teenagers. The topics are introduced with an acrostic poem followed by a simple yet frank and honest explanation offered in accessible terms. For ages 16+.
Everything from acne, after-parties and alcohol to wannabes, waxing and zits - this is a thorough A to Z dictionary handbook for teens full of the stuff that really counts but doesn't get a mention at school.
Living in the dark, knowing the sunlight is above. Out of reach. Paulini could feel its warmth beam down on her face, like a lighthouse giving hope to a vessel.She was that vessel. An empty vessel. She is imprisoned in a hellhole, an abode of the damned. She is serving a sentence, her world not her own - no control over her life, no authority over her day, she must abide by the rules – but whose rules are they? And is she really?
Two teens from different sides of the country collide on the other side of the world in a little Italian village.Cynical and mistrusting of their heritage, Nick and Lia are thrust into a foreign world of their ancestors by a chance decision. Unknown to each other they set out on a long journey back to the 'old country' to appease their respective grandparents, only to find themselves involved in a mystery that could tear their individual families apart.Somewhere in the not too recent past, a misguided moment of youthful naivety threatened to crumble the hopes and aspirations of more than just the people involved. Now, with hindsight, and in an effort to know the truth before it's too late, Nick and Lia have to put aside their differences and put right the many past wrongs as they uncover a family secret that bonds them for life. In the process do they reveal their own hidden secrets?Little did they know they have more in common than they realised.