The Opposite of Innocent

The Opposite of Innocent
  • Author : Sonya Sones
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 2018-09-04
  • ISBN : 9780062370334

The Opposite of Innocent Book Review:

Poignant and chilling by turns, The Opposite of Innocent is award-winning author Sonya Sones’s most gripping novel in verse yet. It’s the story of a girl named Lily, who’s been crushing on a man named Luke, a friend of her parents, ever since she can remember. Luke has been away for two endless years, but he’s finally returning today. Lily was only twelve when he left. But now, at fourteen, she feels transformed. She can’t wait to see how Luke will react when he sees the new her. And when her mother tells her that Luke will be staying with them for a while, in the bedroom right next to hers, her heart nearly stops. Having Luke back is better than Lily could have ever dreamed. His lingering looks set Lily on fire. Is she just imagining them? But then, when they’re alone, he kisses her. Then he kisses her again. Lily’s friends think anyone his age who wants to be with a fourteen-year-old must be really messed up. Maybe even dangerous. But Luke would never do anything to hurt her...would he? In this powerful tale of a terrifying leap into young adulthood, readers will accompany Lily on her harrowing journey from hopelessness to hope.

The Opposite of Innocent

The Opposite of Innocent
  • Author : Sonya Sones
  • Publisher : Quill Tree Books
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 2021-06-15
  • ISBN : 0062370324

The Opposite of Innocent Book Review:

Poignant and chilling by turns, The Opposite of Innocent is award-winning author Sonya Sones's most gripping novel in verse yet. It's the story of a girl named Lily, who's been crushing on a man named Luke, a friend of her parents, ever since she can remember. Luke has been away for two endless years, but he's finally returning today. Lily was only twelve when he left. But now, at fourteen, she feels transformed. She can't wait to see how Luke will react when he sees the new her. And when her mother tells her that Luke will be staying with them for a while, in the bedroom right next to hers, her heart nearly stops. Having Luke back is better than Lily could have ever dreamed. His lingering looks set Lily on fire. Is she just imagining them? But then, when they're alone, he kisses her. Then he kisses her again. Lily's friends think anyone his age who wants to be with a fourteen-year-old must be really messed up. Maybe even dangerous. But Luke would never do anything to hurt her...would he? In this powerful tale of a terrifying leap into young adulthood, readers will accompany Lily on her harrowing journey from hopelessness to hope.

The Opposite of Innocent

The Opposite of Innocent
  • Author : Sonya Sones
  • Publisher : HarperTeen
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2018-09-04
  • ISBN : 0062370316

The Opposite of Innocent Book Review:

Poignant and chilling by turns, The Opposite of Innocent is award-winning author Sonya Sones’s most gripping novel in verse yet. It’s the story of a girl named Lily, who’s been crushing on a man named Luke, a friend of her parents, ever since she can remember. Luke has been away for two endless years, but he’s finally returning today. Lily was only twelve when he left. But now, at fourteen, she feels transformed. She can’t wait to see how Luke will react when he sees the new her. And when her mother tells her that Luke will be staying with them for a while, in the bedroom right next to hers, her heart nearly stops. Having Luke back is better than Lily could have ever dreamed. His lingering looks set Lily on fire. Is she just imagining them? But then, when they’re alone, he kisses her. Then he kisses her again. Lily’s friends think anyone his age who wants to be with a fourteen-year-old must be really messed up. Maybe even dangerous. But Luke would never do anything to hurt her...would he? In this powerful tale of a terrifying leap into young adulthood, readers will accompany Lily on her harrowing journey from hopelessness to hope.

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence
  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : Tor Classics
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 1998-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781466804623

The Age of Innocence Book Review:

Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of The Age of Innocence includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Merry McInerney. Newland Archer is about to achieve every young man's dream. his engagement to the wealthy young heiress May Welland, has just been announced. But Newland has a secret: he is secretly in love with may's cousin, the scandalous divorcee, Countess Ellen Olenska, who has brought to New York all the glitter and glamour of Europe's aristocratic playground. May is lovely, but innocent. Ellen Olenska is worldly and passionate. Newland has a choice: does he make the honorable choice? Or follow his heart? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Innocent

The Innocent
  • Author : David Baldacci
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Pages : 432
  • Relase : 2012-04-17
  • ISBN : 9780446573009

The Innocent Book Review:

America has enemies--ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target. But Will Robie may have just made the first--and last--mistake of his career . . . THE INNOCENT It begins with a hit gone wrong. Robie is dispatched to eliminate a target unusually close to home in Washington, D.C. But something about this mission doesn't seem right to Robie, and he does the unthinkable. He refuses to kill. Now, Robie becomes a target himself and must escape from his own people. Fleeing the scene, Robie crosses paths with a wayward teenage girl, a fourteen-year-old runaway from a foster home. But she isn't an ordinary runaway-her parents were murdered, and her own life is in danger. Against all of his professional habits, Robie rescues her and finds he can't walk away. He needs to help her. Even worse, the more Robie learns about the girl, the more he's convinced she is at the center of a vast cover-up, one that may explain her parents' deaths and stretch to unimaginable levels of power. Now, Robie may have to step out of the shadows in order to save this girl's life . . . and perhaps his own.

The Good, the Bad and the Innocent

The Good, the Bad and the Innocent
  • Author : Albert Etzerza,Rose Tashoots
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 118
  • Relase : 2020-12-22
  • ISBN : 022884178X

The Good, the Bad and the Innocent Book Review:

This book is about the life and struggle of a residential school survivor. Residential schools were not an experience anyone would want to go through. In this book you will get to read the story of one Native out of thousands at residential schools who overcame a hard life and racist times, who always got things done his own way, and from day one had to work hard. A system that was made to help and show love was not only the opposite, but no human should have to go through what he did. He stood up and others followed. He was the first Native to take the Church and government to court for the schools.

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent
  • Author : James Duane
  • Publisher : Little a
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2016-09-20
  • ISBN : 1503933393

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent Book Review:

Law professor James J. Duane became a viral sensation thanks to a 2008 lecture outlining the reasons why you should never agree to answer questions from the police--especially if you are innocent and wish to stay out of trouble with the law. In this timely, relevant, and pragmatic new book, he expands on that presentation, offering a vigorous defense of every citizen's constitutionally protected right to avoid self-incrimination. Getting a lawyer is not only the best policy, Professor Duane argues, it's also the advice law-enforcement professionals give their own kids. Using actual case histories of innocent men and women exonerated after decades in prison because of information they voluntarily gave to police, Professor Duane demonstrates the critical importance of a constitutional right not well or widely understood by the average American. Reflecting the most recent attitudes of the Supreme Court, Professor Duane argues that it is now even easier for police to use your own words against you. This lively and informative guide explains what everyone needs to know to protect themselves and those they love.

Innocent In Death

Innocent In Death
  • Author : J. D. Robb
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2007-02-20
  • ISBN : 9781101206195

Innocent In Death Book Review:

Lieutenant Eve Dallas hunts for the killer of a seemingly ordinary history teacher—and uncovers some extraordinary surprises—in this thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series. Eve Dallas doesn’t like to see innocent people murdered. And the death of history teacher Craig Foster is clearly a murder case. The lunch that his wife lovingly packed was tainted with deadly ricin. And Mr. Foster’s colleagues, shocked as they may be, have some shocking secrets of their own. It’s Eve’s job to get a feel for all the potential suspects—and find out why someone would have done this to a man who seemed so inoffensive, so pleasant...so innocent. Someone Eve could easily picture dead is an old flame of her billionaire husband Roarke, who has turned up in New York and manipulated herself back into his life. Consumed by her jealousy—and Roarke’s indifference to it—Eve finds it hard to focus on the Foster case. But when another man turns up dead, she’ll have to keep in mind that both innocence and guilt can be facades...

Innocent

Innocent
  • Author : Posie Graeme-Evans
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • Relase : 2010-10-01
  • ISBN : 9780731814787

Innocent Book Review:

London, 1465. An alien, foreboding place for fifteen-year-old peasant girl Anne, arriving to work as a servant at the household of a wealthy merchant. Danger and menace lurk around every dark corner, for Anne's rare beauty provokes jealousy, lust and intrigue. As England awakes from the nightmare of the War of the Roses, a charismatic new king is on the throne. Yet peace is fragile - there are those close to the crown with traitorous minds and murderous intentions. Possessing an extraordinary knowledge of herbs and healing, Anne soon finds herself at the dangerous heart of court affairs. However, one man at the palace has less honourable plans for her. As forces stronger than any healing powers take hold, Anne is left trapped in an impossible position - to serve her queen, or fulfil her king's desires?

Almost Innocent

Almost Innocent
  • Author : Shanti Brien
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2021-02-02
  • ISBN : 1645432033

Almost Innocent Book Review:

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • Author : John Boyne
  • Publisher : David Fickling Books
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2008-12-18
  • ISBN : 9780307494238

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Review:

Two young boys encounter the best and worst of humanity during the Holocaust in this powerful read that USA Today called "as memorable an introduction to the subject as The Diary of Anne Frank.” Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people in the distance. But Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences.

The Innocent Wife

The Innocent Wife
  • Author : Amy Lloyd
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2018-03-06
  • ISBN : 9781488080500

The Innocent Wife Book Review:

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER You Love Him. You Trust Him. So Why Are You So Scared? Twenty years ago, Dennis Danson was arrested and imprisoned for the brutal murder of a young girl. Now he’s the subject of a true-crime documentary that’s whipping up a frenzy online to uncover the truth and free a man who has been wrongly convicted. A thousand miles away in England, Samantha is obsessed with Dennis’s case. She exchanges letters with him, and is quickly won over by his apparent charm and kindness to her. Soon she has left her old life behind to marry him and campaign for his release. When the campaign is successful and Dennis is freed, however, Sam begins to discover new details that suggest he may not be quite so innocent after all. But how do you confront your husband when you don’t want to know the truth? The winner of the Daily Mail First Novel Competition, Amy Lloyd’s The Innocent Wife is gripping psychological suspense from a brilliant new voice in crime fiction.

Saving Red

Saving Red
  • Author : Sonya Sones
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 448
  • Relase : 2016-10-18
  • ISBN : 9780062370303

Saving Red Book Review:

Sonya Sones, award-winning author of What My Mother Doesn’t Know, delivers a gripping, funny, and inspiring novel in verse about what happens when the person you set out to save ends up saving you. Right before winter break, fourteen-year-old Molly Rosenberg reluctantly volunteers to participate in Santa Monica’s annual homeless count, just to get her school’s community service requirement out of the way. But when she ends up meeting Red, a spirited homeless girl only a few years older than she is, Molly makes it her mission to reunite her with her family in time for Christmas. This turns out to be extremely difficult—because Red refuses to talk about her past. There are things Molly won’t talk about either. Like the awful thing that happened last winter. She may never be ready to talk about that. Not to Red, or to Cristo, the soulful boy she meets while riding the Ferris wheel one afternoon. When Molly realizes that the friends who Red keeps mentioning are nothing more than voices inside Red’s head, she becomes even more concerned about her well-being. How will Molly keep her safe until she can figure out a way to get Red home? In Sonya Sones’s inspiring novel, two girls, with much more in common than they realize, give each other a new perspective on the meaning of family, friendship, and forgiveness.

Innocent Victims

Innocent Victims
  • Author : Minette Walters
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Pages : 160
  • Relase : 2012-06-05
  • ISBN : 9780802194466

Innocent Victims Book Review:

Two suspenseful stories in one volume from the Edgar Award–winning author of The Dark Room. From an acclaimed, multimillion-selling author known for her tales about seemingly normal people driven to commit the most heinous crimes imaginable, Innocent Victims collects two novellas in one volume: Chickenfeed Following young Norman Thorne and his girlfriend, Elsie, from their first meeting in chapel until Thorne is about to go on trial for killing her four years later, this chilling, twisting tale is based on the true story of the ‘chicken run murder’ in East Sussex in 1924. The Tinder Box Patrick O’Riordan has been arrested for the brutal murder of an elderly woman and her live-in nurse. As shock turns to fury, the village residents unite against the O’Riordan family. But a neighbor remains convinced that Patrick is innocent—and jeopardizes her own position within the community to stand firmly in defense of the O’Riordan name. But soon she is forced to question her loyalties . . . “Fans of Edgar-winner Walters will welcome this collection . . . the poignant Chickenfeed, based on an infamous 1924 murder case in East Sussex. [And] The Tinder Box, a compelling tale of prejudice and gossip [where] everything falls into place to produce a shockingly different picture than expected.” —Publishers Weekly

Not Guilty

Not Guilty
  • Author : Daniel Givelber,Amy Farrell
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Pages : 211
  • Relase : 2012-06-11
  • ISBN : 9780814732175

Not Guilty Book Review:

“A brilliant book that masterfully debunks the conventional wisdom that those who are charged with crimes in our criminal justice system, even when they are acquitted at trial, are almost certainly guilty. It is a data-driven tour de force.” --Richard A. Leo, author of Police Interrogation and American Justice “Givelber and Farrell make a persuasive case that most jury acquittals are based on evidence not emotion, and that acquittals should be taken to mean what they say: that the defendant is Not Guilty.” --Samuel Gross, co-author of A Modern Approach to Evidence: Text, Problems, Transcripts, and Cases As scores of death row inmates are exonerated by DNA evidence and innocence commissions are set up across the country, conviction of the innocent has become a well-recognized problem. But our justice system makes both kinds of errors—we acquit the guilty and convict the innocent—and exploring the reasons why people are acquitted can help us to evaluate the efficiency and fairness of our criminal justice system. Not Guilty provides a sustained examination and analysis of the factors that lead juries to find defendants “not guilty,” as well as the connection between those factors and the possibility of factual innocence, examining why some criminal trials result in not guilty verdicts and what those verdicts suggest about the accuracy of our criminal process.

The Rage of Innocence

The Rage of Innocence
  • Author : Kristin Henning
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Pages : 512
  • Relase : 2021-09-28
  • ISBN : 9781524748913

The Rage of Innocence Book Review:

A brilliant analysis of the foundations of racist policing in America: the day-to-day brutalities, largely hidden from public view, endured by Black youth growing up under constant police surveillance and the persistent threat of physical and psychological abuse Drawing upon twenty-five years of experience rep­resenting Black youth in Washington, D.C.’s juve­nile courts, Kristin Henning confronts America’s irrational, manufactured fears of these young peo­ple and makes a powerfully compelling case that the crisis in racist American policing begins with its relationship to Black children. Henning explains how discriminatory and aggressive policing has socialized a generation of Black teenagers to fear, resent, and resist the police, and she details the long-term consequences of rac­ism that they experience at the hands of the police and their vigilante surrogates. She makes clear that unlike White youth, who are afforded the freedom to test boundaries, experiment with sex and drugs, and figure out who they are and who they want to be, Black youth are seen as a threat to White Amer­ica and are denied healthy adolescent development. She examines the criminalization of Black adoles­cent play and sexuality, and of Black fashion, hair, and music. She limns the effects of police presence in schools and the depth of police-induced trauma in Black adolescents. Especially in the wake of the recent unprece­dented, worldwide outrage at racial injustice and inequality, The Rage of Innocence is an essential book for our moment.

INNOCENT ABROAD

INNOCENT ABROAD
  • Author : Jessica Steele,Kasumi Kuroda
  • Publisher : Harlequin / SB Creative
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2015-03-04
  • ISBN : 9784596683380

INNOCENT ABROAD Book Review:

One stormy night Regina “Reggie” Barrington received a call from a mysterious stranger named Severo Cardenosa, who demanded she reappear in South America to keep up her end of a bargain. Having no idea what he’s talking about, Reggie confronts her sister, Bella, who had been in South America the previous month. It turns out that Bella promised Severo she’d play the part of his fianc?e to ease his ill grandfather's mind about his future. Bella ran away from her responsibility, and now Reggie feels compelled to take her place. Reggie is in love with someone else, so when she meets Severo she is not impressed. Will love blossom between the two? Can Reggie look past her misconceptions to see Severo for who he is?

Stop Pretending

Stop Pretending
  • Author : Sonya Sones
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 176
  • Relase : 2011-02-22
  • ISBN : 9780062044730

Stop Pretending Book Review:

It happens just like that, in the blink of an eye. An older sister has a mental breakdown and has to be hospitalized. A younger sister is left behind to cope with a family torn apart by grief and friends who turn their backs on her. But worst of all is the loss of her big sister, her confidante, her best friend, who has gone someplace no one can reach. In the tradition of The Bell Jar, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, and Lisa, Bright and Dark comes this haunting first book told in poems, and based on the true story of the author's life. 2000 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA) and 2000 Quick Picks for Young Adults (Recomm. Books for Reluctant Young Readers)

Diary of an Innocent

Diary of an Innocent
  • Author : Tony Duvert
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2010-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781584350774

Diary of an Innocent Book Review:

Now in English, Duvert's shocking novel about a sexual adventurer among a tribe of adolescent boys in Northern Africa. "I'd find it amusing if, in a few centuries, the only thing that our descendents condescend to retain of our artistic production, the only thing in which they'll see worlds to admire, to penetrate, the only thing that they'll show off as precious in immense museums after having flushed down the toilet all our acknowledged masterpieces, the only thing that will give them nostalgia and love for us will be our porn."—from Diary of an Innocent Exiled from the prestigious French literary circles that had adored him in the 1970s, novelist Tony Duvert's life ended in anonymity. In 2008, nineteen years after his last book was published, Duvert's lifeless body was discovered in the small village of Thoré-la-Rochette, where he had been living a life of total seclusion. Now for the first time, Duvert's most highly crafted novel is available in English. Poetic, brutally frank, and outright shocking, Diary of an Innocent recounts the risky experiences of a sexual adventurer among a tribe of adolescent boys in an imaginary setting that suggests North Africa. More reverie than narrative, Duvert's Diary presents a cascading series of portraits of the narrator's adolescent sexual partners and their culture, and ends with a fanciful yet rigorous construction of a reverse world in which marginal sexualities have become the norm. Written with gusto and infused with a luminous bitterness, this novel is more unsettling to readers today than it was to its first audience when published in French in 1976. In his openly declared war on society, Duvert presents a worldview that offers no easy moral code and no false narrative solution of redemption. And yet no reader will remain untouched by the book's dazzling language, stinging wit, devotion to matters of the heart, and terse condemnation of today's society.

Songs of Innocence

Songs of Innocence
  • Author : William Blake
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 31
  • Relase : 1789
  • ISBN : BSB:BSB00076234

Songs of Innocence Book Review:

This book evokes a childlike view of the world that is simple, pastoral and protected.