Jamie Cash, survivor of a horrible kidnapping and torture, is just getting into the hang of a normal life (even though she's constantly remembering details of her time in captivity). FBI agent Dakota Richards is the first man Jamie allows her heart to open up to. Their relationship is slowly starting to progress past the point where Jamie is still cautious around him, until something horrible happens. Jamie's kidnapper is back, determined to kidnap her once again and this time complete what he set out to do many years ago- kill her. Will the police be able to catch the attacker? Also, will Jamie ever have a chance at true love with Dakota? To find out you'll have to read this amazing book, Don't Look Back.
Imagine... a surfing camp! Shark attack survivior, Bethany Hamilton (along with her family), head to Samoa for a week of surfing! Bethany has now been surfing since she was five, now fourteen, her passion for this sport has flourished! Going to the camp can bring about only good... right? No, as soon as she arrives, Bethany stuggles with getting along with a boy who, against all warnings, drops in on other's waves (which in surfing manners, is considered a serious offense), has a horrible attitude that makes everybody feel depressed, and worst of all, he causes a serious injury to one of Bethany's greatest friends! Will God grant her the patience and peace to forgive this boy that cost Bethany's friend painful injuries that keep her out of the water and waves? And one of the greatest questions Bethany asks herself is, why has this boy been acting the way he has? All together, this book kept me reading and wanting more! I recomend this book to anyone who enjoy books that end on good notes and that don't dissapoint you!
Neglected. Hostile. Lonely. Roo Fanshaw is all of these things in the beginning of "The Humming Room". Her father and his girlfriend are newly dead, and she is sent to an uncle she never knew existed. Inspired by "The Secret Garden", this novel is fresh and a great read. Following Roo through caves, canoes, and chutes, you grow to be sympathetic for her, the underdog. Only with the help of a sea-boy and a humming cousin can Roo heal herself and her family.
This book is set in modern times and to the question of, "what if wizards were real?" Well, this book answers that questions, only they are greedy power hungry people that are tryin to force the main charactor, Jack Swift, into a fight to the death in front of all wizards in the world.
Dragonswood is a captivating story, one that I couldn't put down. The heroine, Tess, lives a hard life under her father's heavy hand. But she has a secret: fire sight. Tess has kept her ability to see things in fire hidden from all, but still she and her two friends are accused of witchery for crossing the boundary into Dragonswood. The fierce young woman begins an adventure that will fulfill a prophecy, and change her life forever. The characters are vivid, the plot excellent, and the book one of my new favorites. It could be yours, too.
In this book the main charactors Toby, Strobe, and Annabell are all employed at a pizza chain called Killer Pizza, which is actually a front for humanitarian purposes, namely killing monsters! But when one of their teamates are captured, it is up to the team to save each other from their monstrous opponents.
This is the first book in the seires where the main charactor, Bobby Pendragon, must travel to alternate worlds where he has to keep them from falling into chaos. In this specific book Bobby learns about the alternate worlds and he has to stop an explosive war in the dark ages.
Tough guy Rusty James can almost always be found shooting pool at Benny's or bumming around with some of his friends. He wants to maintain his reputation of being the most feared guy in the neighborhood, but what he wants more than anything is to be just like the Motorcycle Boy (his older brother). He wants to always be able to intimidate anyone, stay calm and collected even during the worst situations, and to have an incredibly respected reputation among the people in his neighborhood. Unfortunately, Rusty-James doesn't realize that the Motorcycle Boy's life isn't as great as it may seem. His drive to be just like his brother controls his actions until one day, a horrible event happens that will forever change Rusty-James's opinion of his brother and the life he leads. I would greatly reccomend reading this book- it is a great lesson on choosing good role models and controling what decisions you make in life.
The book Wherever Nina Lies is about a girl looking for her sister, Nina. Ellie, Nina's sister, is looking for Nina. She goes around the whole U.S. to find her sister. Ellie goes through tough situations like finding a guy that is lying to her. She becomes tougher from all these situations. Does Ellie find her sister? Read Wherever Nina Lies to find out!
Queen Jenna of the Danes is raising a one-armed girl she found on a battlefield, and the girl is named Scillia. The king and queen proclaim she will rule next, but the queen's eldest, blood son Jemson has a childish hunger for the crown himself. Who will sit upon the hard throne? This book by Jane Yolen interweaves story, myth, and fact to reveal this dark and light period of history for the Danes.