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Malibu Summer by Jane Claypool Miner
Francine Pascal - 1985
Caitlin. Beautiful. Dazzling. Charming. Rich. And very, very clever. To everyone at her exclusive Virginia boarding school, she seems to have it all. But there is a secret need that haunts her life. A need for love. And only one boy can make her forget her unhappy home life, can fulfill her need for love: handsome, sensitive Jed Michaels. Jed, who has already given his heart to another girl. But Caitlin is determined to win him for herself, one way or another. Then a tragedy occurs that has consequences that not even Caitlin can deal with. . . Loving is the first in a series about the unforgettable, raven-haired beauty Caitlin. There's never been a heroine like her.
Lila Rose - 2014
Two points of views.Never one to care what others think, seventeen-year-old, Mt. Henry High School student, Skylar James, is content with it that way. That is until she's assigned her history partner, rich-boy Kane.Being invisible at Rushton High School, is just how seventeen-year old Alexandra Harmony likes it. That is until she's asked to tutor bad-boy Tristan.What does it take to make opposite yet parallel lives collideSenseless Attraction.
Fate and Fortune
Robin Daniels - 2018
Paige is devastated over being dumped by her long-time boyfriend and can’t seem to move on. They’re stuck in a rut, until fate decides to pull them out. Both Paige and Bryce are talked into seeing a fortune teller at the annual Summer’s End Carnival. Neither of them buys into the mysticism, until the psychic’s predictions start coming true. Now, the most bizarre things are happening and there isn’t a clear explanation. Each of them must figure out if they’re the subject of an elaborate hoax or a bigger plan forged by destiny. ***This YA contemporary romance is a complete story. It's book one of two, but it reads like a standalone.*** "Fate & Fortune is such a cute, fun, lighthearted story. With charismatic characters and just a hint of intrigue it will keep you turning the pages." - Kelly Oram, best selling author of Cinder & Ella
Diane Schwemm - 2005
Ethan Wells sets his sights on the one thing he’s wanted all his life: Charlotte Ransom.Charlotte Ransom is jealous of everything Elli has. And the thing she craves most can never be hers: Sam DeWitt.Sam DeWitt could have anyone at Silver Beach . . . except the one girl who holds his heart: Elli Wells.
Norman Everhart - 2013
Then the science teacher partners him for a project with Messy Jessie, an outcast and object of ridicule by the students because of the frumpy clothing she wears and her timid nature. He soon learns that people are not always what they appear to be on the surface and his world goes out of control. Will he discover what matters most in life in time to make the difficult decisions he will face?
How to Hook a Hottie
Tina Ferraro - 2008
And as far as she’s concerned, college will only slow her down. Unfortunately for Kate, the one thing her parents do agree on is that they totally disagree with her strategy. And so the deal is born. If Kate can raise five thousand big ones by graduation day, her parents will hand over the balance of her college account to invest as she pleases. No college, no degree, and no way she’ll ever be able to pull it off. But when Kate accidentally agrees to go to the sports banquet with the hottest guy at school, she stumbles upon a possible cash cow. The rest of the junior class is amazed that no-nonsense Kate could hook such a hottie, and one by one they approach her for help hooking their own. She doesn’t know anything about getting guys, but for $100 a pop, she’s more than willing to invent a six-step plan for How to Hook a Hottie. And how could that possibly backfire?
Happy Girl Lucky
Holly Smale - 2019
Fame – It Runs in the Family!Sisters Hope, Faith and Mercy have everything: fame, success, money and beauty. But what Hope wants most of all is love, and it doesn’t matter how far she has to go to find it.Except real-life isn't like the movies. Even if you're a Valentine . . .=
Sue Mayfield - 2003
One day, Isabel spots an empty bottle on the shore. She puts her name and address on a note in the bottle and hurls it far out to sea. Back home, Isabel throws herself into rehearsals for the school play—Shakespeare's The Tempest. As the lead, Isabel is horrified to discover that Jamie has been cast as the male lead and that he wants to get back with her. Against her better judgment, Isabel relents . . . but then she receives a letter from a stranger. Enter Duncan, a 17-year-old from a Scottish Island, who found Isabel's message in a bottle. Duncan is funny, friendly, and intelligent—and interested in Shakespeare! Isabel and Duncan start writing, then emailing. Bit by bit their lives start to intertwine. When Jamie dumps Isabel again, Duncan is the first person she wants to call. But Duncan’s mother answers the phone and explains that Duncan and his dad went fishing, got caught in a violent storm at sea, and haven't come back. Isabel is devastated and keeps an all-night vigil by the phone. When news comes that Duncan is still alive, she throws caution to the wind and jumps on a train to Scotland. But when the two finally meet is it love at first sight?
Girl in Development: Splashproof Beach Read! 100% Waterproof Cover
Jordan Roter - 2006
Sam's a vintage-chic, East Coast transplant who would so rather be reading Virginia Woolf than Variety-not the Tinseltown type. From her spoiled roommate to the backstabbing staffers and D-girls working in the development department at "Authentic Pictures," everything about L.A. feels fake. And, although smart, self-protective Sam is loathe to admit it, it's all a little intimidating. Can this girl in development survive being thrust into the spotlight and realize her very own Hollywood ending, or will the summer be a tragedy of epic proportions, packed with poseurs, party girls, D-girls, and betrayal?
Maine Squeeze: Maine Squeeze / Banana Splitsville
Catherine Clark - 2010
She's going to share a house with her best friends, earn money for college, and spend every free moment with her boyfriend, Ben. It's the perfect plan. At least until she discovers that she's going to be working side by side with Evan, the guy she dated last summer—the best summer of her life . . . until he broke her heart. Will Colleen be able to keep her cool when this summer starts heating up?Courtney Von Dragen Smith didn't plan on being single her senior year. But in Banana Splitsville, thanks to her now-ex-boyfriend Dave, single is exactly what she is. And miserable. That's okay, though, because she has a plan: steer clear of boys for the rest of high school. Oh, and stick to a new vegan diet. But it turns out that ignoring all guys (well, really one guy in particular) is about as hard as keeping away from sundaes when you work at Truth or Dairy. Is Courtney falling in love again? (With more than that dish of scrumptious ice cream?)
The Highs and Lows of Being Mia
Meg Cabot - 2004
Also: anonymous poems, a planned walkout, a scandalous fashion spread, and, possibly, true love? In Volume IV, Mia must convince her future subjects that she is in fact capable of running an entire country someday, while also attempting to schedule her first real date. Also: a Speedo-donning prince, an otherworldly (stolen) birthday gift, and a hidden talent.The life of Princess Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo is about to get a whole lot crazier. Keep up with New York' s most reluctant royal in these, her (fictional) diaries. And hang on to your tiaras
Lisa Drakeford - 2015
She’s not ready to be a mum, and she needs Olivia’s help. But Olivia has her own problems – specifically her bullying boyfriend, Jonty, and keeping an eye on younger sister Alice. And then there’s Nicola’s friend Ben, who’s struggling with secrets of his own …
Sinclair Smith - 1992
It's the place to eat and meet your friends. But beware...even though the food is great, the service is deadly.One visit to the Dog House and you could end up with more than an upset stomach - it might just kill you.The waitress is in trouble, big trouble. Will Paula's first job be her last?
Work For Me
For a split second his grip loosened, giving me the opportunity to slap him again - yet as soon as I tried to hit him, he swiftly pushed me backwards, causing my back to collide with the wall. Still struggling, I looked up to see his obsidian eyes piercing into my own before he quickly cupped my face and roughly pressed his lips against mine.'Sixteen year old Louise 'Lou" Whitlock was minding her own business when a sudden turn of events hurls her in debt with hot headed Zachary Caldwell, the twenty four year old owner of the well-known Ebony Records company. However, after their initial hatred for one another, it becomes clear there's something more than what meets the eye between them, smouldering beneath the surface.With a large age gap, various love interests and many other obstacles to overcome, will they manage to stay together?