“Thrilling and dangerous, with an ending that will leave you gasping!” —SUZANNE YOUNG, New York Times bestselling author of the series THE PROGRAM In a world where everyone is the same, one girl is the unthinkable: unique. A high-stakes fast-paced series launch from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent. We have brown hair. Brown eyes. Fair skin. We are healthy and strong and smart. But only one of us has ever had a secret. Dahlia 16 sees her face in every crowd. She’s nothing special—just one of five thousand girls created from a single genome to work for the greater good of the city. Meeting Trigger 17 changes everything. He thinks she’s interesting. Beautiful. Unique. Which means he must be flawed. When Dahlia can’t stop thinking about him—when she can’t resist looking for him, even though that means breaking the rules—she realizes she’s flawed, too. But if she’s flawed, then so are all her identicals. And any genome found to be flawed will be recalled. Destroyed. Getting caught with Trigger would seal not only Dahlia’s fate, but that of all five thousand girls who share her face. But what if Trigger is right? What if Dahlia is different? Suddenly the girl who always follows the rules is breaking them, one by one by one. . . . ** Praise for Rachel Vincent’s The Stars Never Rise “This high-stakes, romantic thriller had me hooked from the very first page!” —Kimberly Derting, author of the Taking trilogy “Un-put-down-able.” —Kirkus Reviews “A hugely fun and entertaining read.” —SLJ “Vincent (the Soul Screamers series) carves out an intriguing niche in the post-apocalyptic landscape . . . plenty of reasons for readers to look forward to the next installment.” —PW “The gritty world is compellingly presented . . . much to consider.” —The Bulletin “A devil of a thriller.” —Booklist
*Pre-order the NEW book from the bestselling author of The Anxiety Solution* It's time to be the most confident version of yourself . . . Confidence is not something we either have or don't have - it can be built, and this straightforward guide will show you how. Renowned clinical hypnotherapist Chloe Brotheridge has helped hundreds of clients with anxiety and low self-confidence, and in this book will use her own stories, scientific research, and the experiences of other women to show you how to: · Feel more confident · Spend less time worrying and people-pleasing · Build self-belief · Reach your full potential · Assertively set boundaries for a happier, healthier you Brave New Girl reveals how everyone can follow their path to confidence. Praise for The Anxiety Solution: 'Remarkable, pioneering, could change your life' Daily Mail
A fourteen-year-old trying to find her way in the world, Doreen is as much an outcast at school as she is at home. Marginalized by her peers, misunderstood by her parents, and mourning the loss of her older brother who disappeared when she was just a child, Doreen finds solace in her fierce love of music and in her best friend, Ted. But when her older sister begins dating a bewildering twenty-one-year-old named Matthew, Doreen must confront feelings she never knew she possessed. Forced into adulthood kicking and screaming (not to mention swearing), Doreen ultimately impels her troubled family to forge a new understanding of the world -- and, maybe more surprisingly, of one another. High school is bad enough; it's worse when you have only one friend in the world and a family that just doesn't get it. This breathless coming-of-age novel explores the alienation of adolescence and introduces a bold and shimmering new voice in fiction.
Insightful and timeless, this inspiring little book offers a humorous and inspiring path to fearlessness. Inside us all is a Brave New Girl just waiting to get out and with every drawing and thoughtful saying, each page is an invitation to pause, reflect, smile and take actions. The naïve hand-drawn character of Brave New Girl shows us how to be tenacious; if she can't do something, she invents a way round it. If she is afraid, she challenges herself to move past fear and into courage. Through her we see that by using our imagination, our creativity and our purpose, we can create a meaningful and happy life. She is the antidote to a scary world. When you feel anxious, fearful, frustrated, angry, or down in the dumps, just open the book to a random page and see what message Brave New Girl has for you. Carry the book with you, share it with friends and loved ones; enjoy its simple truths and wisdom. Then go out and be that Brave New Girl.
DIV "I can make things happen - good things - I know it!" Seren is so full of brilliant ideas - it's just that she always seems to put her foot in it! First there was the dance routine where she fell off the stage. And now her plan to get her sister Sasha noticed by gorgeous Luke Beckford looks like it could backfire… Seren reckons she's just hopelessly accident-prone! But there's one person who believes in Seren. Her mate Keith is making a film for a national competition and he wants Seren to be in it. Could Seren turn out to be a star after all? This is a funny, big-hearted story with a lovable heroine who will make you laugh and cry. /div
Release on 2018-02-21 | by Gwenda Bond,Matthew Cody,Andrea Phillips,E. C. Myers,Amy Rose Capetta
Author: Gwenda Bond,Matthew Cody,Andrea Phillips,E. C. Myers,Amy Rose Capetta
Pubpsher: Serial Box
Category: Juvenile Fiction
You live. You love. You Die. Now RUN. ReMade is a thrilling sci-fi adventure that will take readers past the boundaries of time, space, and even death. This is second season of ReMade, a 14-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. In one moment the lives of twenty-three teenagers are forever changed, and it’s not just because they all happen to die. “ReMade” in a world they barely recognize--one with robots, space elevators, and unchecked jungle--they must work together to survive. They came from different places, backgrounds, and families, and now they might be the last people on earth. Lost meets The Maze Runner in exciting serial adventure.
Skipping school. Drinking. Partying with a fake ID. Taking the school's driver's education car for a joyride. Everything was fun and games until a car accident changed everything. Now Ashley Meyer was determined to forget her wild sophomore year and start anew in her junior year. New town. New friends. Yet, rumors and gossip have reached the small town of Emerald about Ashley's past and not everyone wants to welcome the new girl. Things continue to get worse and she begins to believe she had made a mistake in moving to Emerald and make plans to return to the city. The city that is full of temptations, familiar places and perhaps a lesson about herself that Ashley didn't realize she had to learn.
Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders
Author: Stacey Radin
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
“A solid resource for parents and educators” (Kirkus Reviews), Brave Girls is an empowering guide to cultivating confident, passionate, and powerful young leaders during the most formative stage of life: the middle school years. After years of research as a psychologist and consultant for women struggling in the professional world, Stacey Radin made a groundbreaking realization: women who become successful leaders learn how to do so in the middle grades—the most formative stage in a girl’s development and self-identification. Drawing on her own experience with Unleashed, an after-school program dedicated to empowering girls through puppy rescue, Radin has written Brave Girls—the ultimate guidebook for anyone who wants to help girls become confident, passionate, and powerful leaders. At a pivotal time in their lives, girls learn to advocate for others, think critically, and, most importantly, gain confidence in their ability to create change. Perfect for “anyone concerned with girls and women’s lives” (New York Times bestselling author Michael Gurian), Brave Girls shows how contributing to one cause can shape a leader for life while reducing the hazards of middle school—bullying, excessive competition, fear of speaking out—and identifying the patterns that truly make a difference. If we take initiative early enough, we can inspire today’s girls to become the next generation of strong, enthusiastic, and fulfilled leaders in all areas of society.
When society crumbles, can young love survive? When the young are deprived of their bright future and left to survive day to day, what bonds remain between individuals? Can young love survive a dystopian nightmare? This exciting collection of stories explores the struggles, both emotional and physical, of teenagers trying to survive as society falls apart or as they help build a new world. Compelling, emotionally charged stories of young lives lived in desperate circumstances by: John Shirley, Elizabeth Bear, Kiera Cass, Nisi Shawl, Maria V. Snyder, Carrie Vaughn, Steve Berman, Amanda Downum, Diana Peterfreund, Jeanne DuPrau, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Jesse Karp, William Sleator, Carrie Ryan and Seth Cadin.