Ginny Moon

Ginny Moon
  • Author : Benjamin Ludwig
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2017-06
  • ISBN : 1848456611

Ginny Moon Book Review:

Ginny Moon

Ginny Moon
  • Author : Benjamin Ludwig
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2017-05-01
  • ISBN : 9781489220561

Ginny Moon Book Review:

Told in an extraordinary and wholly unique voice that will candidly take you into the mind of a curious and deeply human character. THE ORIGINAL GINNY MOON is a compulsively readable and touching novel about being an outsider trying to find a place to belong and making sense of a world that just doesn't seem to add up. Told in an extraordinary and wholly unique voice that will candidly take you into the mind of a curious and deeply human character. For the first time in her life, Ginny Moon has found her “forever home” – a place where she'll be safe and protected, with a family that will love and nurture her. It's exactly the kind of home that all foster kids are hoping for. So why is this 14–year–old so desperate to get kidnapped by her abusive, drug–addict birth mother, Gloria, and return to a grim existence of hiding under the kitchen sink to avoid the authorities and her mother's violent boyfriends? While Ginny is pretty much your average teenager – she plays the flute in the school band, has weekly basketball practice and studies Robert Frost poems for English class – she is autistic. And so what's important to Ginny includes starting every day with exactly nine grapes for breakfast, Michael Jackson, bacon–pineapple pizza and, most of all, getting back to Gloria so she can take care of her baby doll. GINNY MOON is a compulsively readable and touching novel about being an outsider trying to find a place to belong and making sense of a world that just doesn't seem to add up. “Ginny Moon is a brilliant debut. In asking us to identify with a developmentally delayed, autistic teenage girl and her peculiar obsession, Ben Ludwig set himself an Olympic degree of difficulty, but he succeeds with the extraordinary Ginny Moon. I was unable to put the book down as I willed her to overcome the obstacles within and around her. Ben Ludwig is a fine observer of human dynamics, and his sometimes dark sense of humor means that the emotional journey, challenging as it is, never becomes wearing. I was mightily impressed–this novel has all the elements for critical and popular success!” –Graeme Simsion, New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project

Horn of the Moon Cookbook

Horn of the Moon Cookbook
  • Author : Ginny Callan
  • Publisher : Harper
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 1987-06-03
  • ISBN : PSU:000062418072

Horn of the Moon Cookbook Book Review:

The Horn of the Moon CafÉ's vegetarian cookbook is one we've an been waiting for. It offers a splendid array of recipes perfected during many years of serving customers at the popular restaurant in Montpelier, Vermont. The cafÉ specializes in dishes that feature healthful, meatless meals with a gourmet, international flair. Ginny Callan's Horn of the Moon Cookbook contains irresistible ideas for every meal of the day, from Blackberry Buttermilk Coffeecake and a Brie with Fresh Herb Omelette for breakfast to Chilled Melon Soup and Asparagus Fettuccine for lunch to Mexican Vegetable Pie or Stuffed Shells Florentine for dinner. Desserts include Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies, Mandarin Orange Cake, and Raspberry Pie. Using whole-grain flours and natural sweeteners, Ginny's dishes combine principles of good nutrition with loving attention to the taste, color, and texture of fresh, natural foods-and the results are delightful. Whether you're cooking a simple meal or preparing a banquet for a festive occasion, you'll find a wealth of pleasure in the Horn of the Moon Cookbook.

The Truth According to Ginny Moon

The Truth According to Ginny Moon
  • Author : Benjamin Ludwig
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 323
  • Relase : 2021-04-12
  • ISBN : 9780369705303

The Truth According to Ginny Moon Book Review:

“A brilliant debut.” —Graeme Simsion, New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project Full of great big heart and unexpected humor, Ludwig’s debut introduces the lovable, wholly original Ginny Moon who discovers a new meaning of family on her unconventional journey home. Ginny Moon is exceptional. Everyone knows it—her friends at school, teammates on the basketball team, and especially her new adoptive parents. They all love her, even if they don’t quite understand her. They want her to feel like she belongs. What they don’t know is that Ginny has no intention of belonging. She’s found her birth-mother on Facebook, and is determined to get back to her—even if it means going back to a place that was extremely dangerous. Because Ginny left something behind and she’s desperate to get it back, to make things right. But no one listens. No one understands. So Ginny takes matters into her own hands… Benjamin Ludwig’s whip-smart, unforgettable novel is an illuminating look at one girl’s journey to find her way home and one of the freshest debuts in years.

The Lobster Kings: A Novel

The Lobster Kings: A Novel
  • Author : Alexi Zentner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2014-05-27
  • ISBN : 9780393089578

The Lobster Kings: A Novel Book Review:

Inspired by the plot of King Lear, describes the story of a family who has reaped the sea's bounty on Loosewood Island for 300 years, but pays for it with the loss of every firstborn son. 15,000 first printing.

The Borrower

The Borrower
  • Author : Rebecca Makkai
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 2011-06-09
  • ISBN : 9781101516089

The Borrower Book Review:

In this delightful, funny, and moving first novel, a librarian and a young boy obsessed with reading take to the road. Lucy Hull, a young children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both a kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten- year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home. The precocious Ian is addicted to reading, but needs Lucy's help to smuggle books past his overbearing mother, who has enrolled Ian in weekly antigay classes with celebrity Pastor Bob. Lucy stumbles into a moral dilemma when she finds Ian camped out in the library after hours with a knapsack of provisions and an escape plan. Desperate to save him from Pastor Bob and the Drakes, Lucy allows herself to be hijacked by Ian. The odd pair embarks on a crazy road trip from Missouri to Vermont, with ferrets, an inconvenient boyfriend, and upsetting family history thrown in their path. But is it just Ian who is running away? Who is the man who seems to be on their tail? And should Lucy be trying to save a boy from his own parents?

Operation Luna

Operation Luna
  • Author : Poul Anderson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2010-04-01
  • ISBN : 9781429970389

Operation Luna Book Review:

Poul Anderson, recently the winner of the Nebula's Grandmaster Award for lifetime achievement, returns to the world of his acclaimed novel Operation Chaos with the tale of one family's mission to the moon. Ginny Greylock and Steven Matuchek are partners an Earth quite unlike our own. For starters, Ginny is a licensed witch and Steve is an engineer and werewolf. Steve moonlights by working on a spacecraft in the Arizona desert, a project which soon discovers that there is life on the moon. Neither Steve nor the US government has any inkling as to the nature of the moonsprites, and everyone is anxious to make contact. But when the time comes to test the spacecraft, a host of bugs, snafus, and angry spirits conspire to prevent the launch. It's a recipe for perfect lunacy as Ginny and her clan struggle to figure out who, or what, is sabotaging the greatest magical and scientific achievement of the century.

Witch Trial

Witch Trial
  • Author : Cate Conte
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2021-12-28
  • ISBN : 9781496732705

Witch Trial Book Review:

Double, double toil and trouble, A witch’s life is quite a muddle. The Full Moon crystal shop in North Harbor, Connecticut, offers healing stones for all sorts of ailments. Unfortunately, there’s nothing among the gems that can help owner Violet Mooney learn how to wield the magick she inherited from both sides of her family—the legendary Ravenstar and Moonstone clans. As if being an apprentice witch weren’t difficult enough, Violet’s tutors are her estranged mother Fiona, a sister she never knew she had named Zoe, and a familiar in the form of a black cat, Xander. Between learning spells, Violet is being investigated by the Magickal Council. A reporter out to debunk spiritualists was “genied”—her soul imprisoned inside a bottle—in Violet’s shop, and she can’t prove she didn’t do it. Meanwhile, her non-magickal life has become complicated when one of her crystal shop customers, Nicole St. James, goes missing and turns up dead, a victim of murder. Determined to solve both crimes, Violet taps into powers she doesn’t understand, much less control—and finds herself conjuring up both supernatural and mortal enemies. . . Praise for Witch Hunt “Zippy and fun, with an otherworldly hook that’s further enhanced by characters with a little magic of their own.” —Kirkus Reviews

Moon Called

Moon Called
  • Author : Patricia Briggs
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2006-01-31
  • ISBN : 9781101208434

Moon Called Book Review:

THE FIRST MERCY THOMPSON NOVEL! Moon Called is the novel that introduced Patricia Briggs’s Mercy Thompson to the world and launched a #1 bestselling phenomenon... Mercy Thompson is a shapeshifter, and while she was raised by werewolves, she can never be one of them, especially after the pack ran her off for having a forbidden love affair. So she’s turned her talent for fixing cars into a business and now runs a one-woman mechanic shop in the Tri-Cities area of Washington State. But Mercy’s two worlds are colliding. A half-starved teenage boy arrives at her shop looking for work, only to reveal that he’s a newly changed werewolf—on the run and desperately trying to control his animal instincts. Mercy asks her neighbor Adam Hauptman, the Alpha of the local werewolf pack, for assistance. But Mercy’s act of kindness has unexpected consequences that leave her no choice but to seek help from those she once considered family—the werewolves who abandoned her... “In the increasingly crowded field of kick-ass supernatural heroines, Mercy stands out as one of the best.”—Locus

Night of the Purple Moon (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 1)

Night of the Purple Moon (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 1)
  • Author : Scott Cramer
  • Publisher : Scott Cramer
  • Pages : 212
  • Relase : 2021-11-22
  • ISBN :

Night of the Purple Moon (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 1) Book Review:

The moon turned purple when the earth passed through the comet's tail, but nobody predicted the germs that would attack human sex hormones. Older teens and adults died within hours. On a small Maine island, Abby Leigh helps her brother and sister survive in this new world, but all the while she has a ticking time bomb inside her - adolescence. 1000+ 5-star reviews for The Toucan Trilogy (Night of the Purple Moon, Colony East & Generation M)

The Boy Who Loved Too Much

The Boy Who Loved Too Much
  • Author : Jennifer Latson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2017-06-20
  • ISBN : 9781476774060

The Boy Who Loved Too Much Book Review:

The acclaimed, poignant story of a boy with Williams syndrome, a condition that makes people biologically incapable of distrust, a “well-researched, perceptive exploration of a rare genetic disorder seen through the eyes of a mother and son” (Kirkus Reviews). What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D’Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions, making him irrepressibly friendly, indiscriminately trusting, and unconditionally loving toward everyone he meets. It also makes him enormously vulnerable. On the cusp of adolescence, Eli lacks the innate skepticism that will help him navigate coming-of-age more safely—and vastly more successfully. In “a thorough overview of Williams syndrome and its thought-provoking paradox” (The New York Times), journalist Jennifer Latson follows Eli over three critical years of his life, as his mother, Gayle, must decide whether to shield Eli from the world or give him the freedom to find his own way and become his own person. Watching Eli’s artless attempts to forge connections, Gayle worries that he might never make a real friend—the one thing he wants most in life. “As the book’s perspective deliberately pans out to include teachers, counselors, family, friends, and, finally, Eli’s entire eighth-grade class, Latson delivers some unforgettable lessons about inclusion and parenthood,” (Publishers Weekly). The Boy Who Loved Too Much explores the way a tiny twist in a DNA strand can strip away the skepticism most of us wear as armor, and how this condition magnifies some of the risks we all face in opening our hearts to others. More than a case study of a rare disorder, The Boy Who Loved Too Much “is fresh and engaging…leavened with humor” (Houston Chronicle) and a universal tale about the joys and struggles of raising a child, of growing up, and of being different.

On Christmas Avenue

On Christmas Avenue
  • Author : Ginny Baird
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2021-09-21
  • ISBN : 9781952210334

On Christmas Avenue Book Review:

Everybody loves a parade! Well, everybody except Evan… Evan, the county sheriff, knows that businesses are struggling in the small town of Clark Creek. But unlike the mayor—who happens to be his mother—he doesn’t think that hiring a “Christmas Consultant,” whatever that is, will help. Especially when this Christmas Consultant proposes a holiday parade that seems likely to overwhelm his staff and leave the town in even more debt. Mary is sure the parade is going to be a superb fundraiser. She’s going to make sure of it, overcoming every obstacle…including those put in place by the stubborn sheriff. But in the middle of her planning, the unexpected happens: she and Evan begin to see one another in a different light. Could the parade bring about more than one Christmas miracle? This funny, feel-good holiday romance is perfect for fans of Sheila Roberts, Susan Mallery, and Jenny Hale.

Gateway to the Moon

Gateway to the Moon
  • Author : Mary Morris
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2019-03-12
  • ISBN : 9780525434993

Gateway to the Moon Book Review:

In 1492, Luis de Torres, a Spanish Jew, accompanies Columbus as his interpreter. Over the centuries, de Torres' descendants travel from Spain and Portugal to Mexico, finally settling in the hills of New Mexico. Five hundred years later, it is in these same hills that Miguel Torres finds himself trying to understand the mystery that surrounds him and the town he grew up in.

Ginny Good

Ginny Good
  • Author : Gerard Jones
  • Publisher : james butler
  • Pages : 357
  • Relase : 2004
  • ISBN :

Ginny Good Book Review:

A novel set in the 60's by a writer who lived through them.

Amelia and Me

Amelia and Me
  • Author : Heather Stemp
  • Publisher : Nimbus Publishing (CN)
  • Pages : 280
  • Relase : 2020-04-30
  • ISBN : 1771088249

Amelia and Me Book Review:

After reading about Amelia Earhart in her friend's scrapbook, twelve-year-old Ginny Ross decides to become a pilot. But how will Ginny's dream take flight when her mother--not to mention society in general--so fiercely believes a woman's place is in the home?

You Should, You Should!

You Should, You Should!
  • Author : Ginny Tilby
  • Publisher : Familius
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2017-09
  • ISBN : 1945547545

You Should, You Should! Book Review:

Hippo isn't sure how to be himself when friends say, "You should walk like me! Sing like me! Dance like me! You should! You should!"

Among the Lesser Gods

Among the Lesser Gods
  • Author : Margo Catts
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 2017-05-09
  • ISBN : 9781628727401

Among the Lesser Gods Book Review:

For fans of authors like Barbara Kingsolver and Leif Enger, a stunning new voice in contemporary literary fiction. "Tragedy and blessing. Leave them alone long enough, and it gets real hard to tell them apart." Elena Alvarez is living a cursed life. From the deadly fire she accidentally set as a child, to her mother's abandonment, and now to an unwanted pregnancy, she knows better than most that small actions can have terrible consequences. Driven to the high mountains surrounding Leadville, Colorado by her latest bad decision, she's intent on putting off the future. Perhaps there she can just hide in her grandmother's isolated cabin and wait for something–anything–to make her next choice for her. But instead of escape, she finds reminders of her own troubles reflected from every side–the recent widower and his two children adrift in a changed world, Elena's own mysterious family history, and the interwoven lives within the town itself. Bit by bit, Elena begins to reconsider her role in the tragedies she's held on to and the wounds she's refused to let heal. But then, in a single afternoon, when threads of cause and effect tangle, Elena's fragile new peace is torn apart. It's only at the prospect of fresh loss and blame that she will discover the truth of the terrible burdens we take upon ourselves, the way tragedy and redemption are inevitably bound together–and how curses can sometimes lead to blessings, however disguised.

The Reluctant Fortune-Teller

The Reluctant Fortune-Teller
  • Author : Keziah Frost
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2018-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781488080463

The Reluctant Fortune-Teller Book Review:

A retired accountant becomes the town’s fortune-teller in this witty and charming debut Norbert Zelenka has always lived life on the sidelines. It’s why at seventy-three years old he’s broke and alone except for the company of a Chihuahua. But when “Carlotta’s Club”—three strong-willed seniors with plenty of time on their hands—decide to make Norbert their latest project, he reluctantly agrees to their scheme: establishing himself as the town’s fortune-teller. Soon his life begins changing in unexpected ways. It turns out that years of observing other people make Norbert an excellent card reader. As Norbert’s lonesome world expands with new friendships and a newfound self-confidence, he finally finds himself in a place where he belongs. But disaster looms on the horizon. When a troubled young woman goes missing after a bad reading, Norbert must find a strength beyond the cards to bring her home safely. A heartfelt story of coming-of-age late in life, The Reluctant Fortune-Teller is a poignant reminder that we’re never too old to learn new tricks.

The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder

The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder
  • Author : Sarah J. Harris
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • Relase : 2018-06-12
  • ISBN : 9781501187919

The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder Book Review:

A boy with synesthesia—a condition that causes him to see colors when he hears sounds—tries to uncover what happened to his beautiful new neighbor—and if he was ultimately responsible in this “compelling and emotionally charged mystery that warrants comparisons to Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” (Library Journal). In this highly original “fantastic debut” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart lives in a world of dazzling color that no one else can see, least of all his dad. Words, numbers, days of the week, people’s voices—everything has its own unique shade. But recently Jasper has been haunted by a color he doesn’t like or understand: the color of murder. Convinced he’s done something terrible to his neighbor, Bee Larkham, Jasper revisits the events of the last few months to paint the story of their relationship from the very beginning. As he struggles to untangle the knot of untrustworthy memories and colors that will lead him to the truth, it seems that there’s someone else out there determined to stop him—at any cost. Full of page-turning suspense and heart-wrenching poignancy—as well as plenty of humor—The Color of Bee Larkham’s Murder is “completely original and impossible to predict” (Benjamin Ludwig, author of Ginny Moon) with a unique hero who will stay with you long after you turn the last page.

Clover Moon

Clover Moon
  • Author : Jacqueline Wilson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2016-10-06
  • ISBN : 9781448171804

Clover Moon Book Review:

Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage – and the chance – to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home? Introducing a brilliant and brave heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.