The beings hate the males, they are not allowed to speak, and they are told what form to take. One female can escape and names the being so becoming queen of them. I'm looking for a book of short stories.
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His looks caused him to be followed by the Greek Nymph Echo. She would repeat the end of the last thing he said. Like if he said hello, people would hear hello-lo. He got her to finally go away by wearing a very scary mask and screaming"I'm going to eat you right up". Looking for a novel with the following plot: a librarian is cruel to his wife, he employs an underling, his behaviour to his wife improves.
She can only describe it as a triangle. Looking for a true story about a woman that was gang raped after her brother looked at a female the wrong way. Hippo Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead. She was rich and lived with her step mom I believe. Her mother was shot and killed and her father was murdered on a ship. She meets a guy and a twin brother of someone important.
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I remember opium being a part of this story and throughout the entire book, there was an old lady chasing after Lucy for some reason. Does anyone know of a book about a young boy who loves to watch David Letterman? I read this book in my 5th grade class which would have been around In the book he watches the show and writes to David Letterman and says that he is David Lettermans biggest fan.
In the end of the book the young boy ends up dying when he goes on a bicycle ride. He gets into muddy water and ends up dying. I'm sorry I can't think of more about the book since it was so long ago but I have been trying to locate this book for years but I can't even seem to find the title of the book or anything about it. It was a book about a young woman who , along with her sister are all alone in the world. The older sister has to prostitute herself in order to support them both. She comes to an arrangement with an older gentleman.
Later in the story, her sister has a son who gets kidnapped. He is found dead, frozen in a swing on a playground. I think it was called "The Proposal" or "The Arrangement". I thought the name of the book was called Summer Fun, but it was a collection of stories in one book with a lot of the same characters. It was set in the summertime and the last chapter was spent on the farm with the school year beginning. I remember there being a drawn picture before each chapter and the color of the paperback was pink.
Coming of age story of a young boy. I believe he is the narrator. Irish or English. Dad, Mom, and older sis.
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Mom wants a garden water feature? Boy is hidden in a tree and sees an older boy and girl making out having sex? I read a book, must've been around 6th grade, so this was about ; and therefore the book couldn't have been published after that. It's hard to describe as my memory is slightly foggy, but this young boy would dream about having different super powers. One night he is flying through the town, for example. And the image that I conjured as a twelve year old is still so vivid. I also think there was something special about his backyard?
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Again, my memory is foggy, but if this sounds at all familiar, I'd love to figure out what this book is. I think about it all the time, even all these years later. I remember a cook I read back in the 60's or 70's that was really funny and as I recall it involved something like a finger being cut off and stored in a tobacco can or coffee can? My memories are very vague but I loved it and think I would recognize the title. I read a book as a kid in the 's that I would love to find again.
It's a bout a girl who lives with her father and takes place around Thanksgiving. She has a special drawer in the family desk where she keeps gum wrappers. I think it takes place in the 's or 50's. There is a scene where she is wearing thick tights and woolen skirt in a frosty field and dirt road setting. I'd love to find he name of it! I read a book many years ago that is all about assassins.
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The main protagonist starts out in Kyoto, Japan. One of the other assassins mentioned in the book had prosthetic legs to disguise his height. I read a book years ago as a teen about an apprentice of a sorcerer who had to go underground to retrieve an item where there was monsters. This is a science fiction book that is almost a remake of My Fair Lady. A girl is saved from a mining planet and taken back to earth and is given an education so she can attend college.
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She goes to college and earns an a degree. She becomes some kind of social worker that studies other cultures and works with the professor and travels to other planets to study other cultures. She and the professor fall in love. This story came out in the 80's or 90's and there were two books I believe in the series. From what I remember there was some sort of end of the world, and the people build giant domed kingdoms. In one there is a young woman who is I think a princess or leader. She somehow escapes the dome and meets some people who survived the outside.
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They have some deformities. Like gills to breathe under water. Hi I'm looking for a teen christian book.
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It is about a boy whose cousin Jake the snake, as he calls him, comes to live with him. They don't get along.
The boy plays soccer and has a journal full of raps. His raps are shown in the book. I remember a car wash fundraiser the youth group had in the parking lot of the church. Many thanks. Hello, I remember this book from my childhood, I was about 18 when I read it,, about 20 years ago, but I don't thin it was a new release at the time, The story starts in the second world war and tells of a jewish boy who escapes to America thanks to another boy, I'm not too sure, I think he was italian,, one of the boy's names is Alesandro, I think.