Piper Reed Forever Friend

Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466813857
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Piper is excited to move to a new state and catch up with old friends. But the move doesn't go as smoothly as she expected: Piper has trouble feeling accepted in her new surroundings. But then she meets Arizona Smiley. Arizona is an avid stamp collector and bowls in a league. Piper is intrigued by Arizona's originality and before long, she wins Arizona's affections, and the two become great friends. This move turns out to be the best one yet, and Piper is eager to spread her trademark "Get Off the Bus" catchphrase once again.

The Lost Boy S Gift

Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1627793275
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Kimberly Willis Holt explores themes of divorce, acceptance, intergenerational friendship, and the power that comes with noticing in The Lost Boy's Gift, an insightful middle-grade novel. There are places where you want to go and places where you want to leave. There are also places where you want to stay. Nine-year-old Daniel must move across the county with his mom after his parents’ divorce. He’s leaving behind his whole life—everything—and he’s taking a suitcase of anger with him. But Daniel is in for a surprise when he settles into While-a-Way Lane and meets his new neighbors—the Lemonade Girl, the hopscotching mailman, the tiny creatures, and especially Tilda Butter. Tilda knows how to look and listen closely, and it's that gift that helps Daniel find his way in that curious placed called While-a-Way Lane. This title has Common Core connections. Christy Ottaviano Books

Blooming At The Texas Sunrise Motel

Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1627793259
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Stevie's life seems safe and full of love until the day tragedy strikes. Stevie is sent to live with her estranged grandfather Winston at his rundown motel. Though the colorful tenants who inhabit the motel are quickly charmed by Stevie, she struggles to connect with her grandfather. What dark secret is he keeping from her? It will take another difficult departure before Winston realizes just how strongly Stevie has taken root at the motel--and in his heart. With unwavering emotion and masterful storytelling, National Book Award-winning author Kimberly Willis Holt explores themes of loss, family, love, and the importance of finding a place to call home. A Christy Ottaviano Book

Waiting For Gregory

Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805073881
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The first picture book from National Book Award winner Kimberly Willis Holt When exactly is cousin Gregory going to be born? asks little Iris. Each family member has a different answer to her question. While she's waiting for what seems like forever, Iris thinks about all the exciting things she and her new cousin will someday do together. And given Iris' vibrant imagination, there's no telling what to expect. National Book Award winner Kimberly Willis Holt offers a unique take on some of the traditional and not-so-traditional myths surrounding a baby's arrival, with an extra layer of imagination added by Gabi Swiatkowska's fresh and whimsical paintings.

When Zachary Beaver Came To Town

Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781429957854
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National Book Award Winner The red words painted on the trailer caused quite a buzz around town and before an hour was up, half of Antler was standing in line with two dollars clutched in hand to see the fattest boy in the world. Toby Wilson is having the toughest summer of his life. It's the summer his mother leaves for good; the summer his best friend's brother returns from Vietnam in a coffin. And the summer that Zachary Beaver, the fattest boy in the world, arrives in their sleepy Texas town. While it's a summer filled with heartache of every kind, it's also a summer of new friendships gained and old friendships renewed. And it's Zachary Beaver who turns the town of Antler upside down and leaves everyone, especially Toby, changed forever. With understated elegance, Kimberly Willis Holt tells a compelling coming-of-age story about a thirteen-year-old boy struggling to find himself in an imperfect world. At turns passionate and humorous, this extraordinary novel deals sensitively and candidly with obesity, war, and the true power of friendship. When Zachary Beaver Came to Town is the winner of the 1999 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. This title has Common Core connections.

Texas Heir

Author: Linda Warren
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426822197
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Cari Michaels has known for a long time that Reed Preston is the only man for her. Until her boss—the dynamic CEO of a family-owned department store chain—announces his engagement…to another woman. It's just the reality check Cari needs to get over Reed. But when a plane crash strands her in the west Texas desert with the man she loves, she can't hide her feelings. And now they have only each other to depend on for their survival.

Show No Mercy And Take No Prisoners

Author: Cindy Gerard
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167168
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SHOW NO MERCY Black Ops bad boy Gabe Jones will never forget journalist Jenna McMillan, the brash redhead he rescued in Buenos Aires just months ago...or the passionate kiss they shared before he sent her packing. Now, forced together by a bombing at the National Congress, Jenna and Gabe confront their urgent longings as a ruthless enemy stalks them with deadly precision. The question is, if they make it out alive, will Gabe turn his back on her...again? TAKE NO PRISONERS Blackjack dealer Abbie Hughes has no time for romantic adventures -- until the night a mysterious stranger places a wager at her table. Though former Black Ops agent Sam Hughes suspects Abbie helped her younger brother make a lucrative gem-smuggling deal with a ruthless multimillionaire, their attraction is undeniable. Then her brother disappears, and together they search the wild Honduras backcountry to find him. With danger on their trail, they must trust each other completely or face certain death alone.

Baiting The Maid Of Honor

Author: Tessa Bailey
Editor: Entangled: Brazen
ISBN: 1622667263
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Julie Piper and Reed Lawson have nothing in common. She's a people-pleasing sorority girl hiding behind her perfect mask. He's a take-no-prisoners SWAT commander who isolates himself from the world. But when they're forced together at their friends' posh destination wedding, one thing is clear—Reed wants Julie more than he wants his next breath. Which is why he's not about to stand by when she's dared to seduce another man. Julie wants neat, tidy sex, so she could get back to what she does best—making everybody else happy. She never expected to slip into a dark bedroom and have her mind blown by rough, demanding hands, and a sinfully filthy mouth—neither of which belong to the best man. One night should have been all Reed needed to get the blond temptress out of his system, but when one taste is nowhere near enough, he'll be forced confront the effects of his hellish past. One that may push Julie away forever...just when he realizes he can't live without her. Each book in the Wedding Dare series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order. Falling for the Groomsman by New York Times bestselling author Jen McLaughlin, w/a Diane Alberts Baiting the Maid of Honor by New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey Seducing the Bridesmaid by New York Times bestselling author Katee Robert Best Man with Benefits by USA TODAY bestselling author Samanthe Beck Dare to Resist by New York Times bestselling author Laura Kaye