Tag: Girls & Women

Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous

Sixteen-year-old Sophie Nicolaides was practically raised in the kitchen of her family’s Italian-Greek restaurant, Taverna Ristorante. When her best friend, Alex, tries to persuade her to audition for a new reality show, Teen Test Kitchen, Sophie is reluctant. But the prize includes a full scholarship to one of America’s finest culinary schools and a summer in Napa, California, not to ... »

The Shepherd’s Crown

Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld novel, and the fifth to feature the witch Tiffany Aching.A SHIVERING OF WORLDSDeep in the Chalk, something is stirring. ┬ČThe owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength.This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stand... »

A Hat Full Of Sky

SUMMARY: Something is coming after Tiffany … Tiffany Aching is ready to begin her apprenticeship in magic. She expects spells and magic — not chores and ill-tempered nanny goats! Surely there must be more to witchcraft than this! What Tiffany doesn’t know is that an insidious, disembodied creature is pursuing her. This time, neither Mistress Weatherwax (the greatest witch in the ... »

The Wee Free Men

SUMMARY: A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland. Armed only with a frying pan and her common sense, Tiffany Aching, a young witch-to-be, is all that stands between the monsters of Fairyland and the warm, green Chalk country that is her home. Forced into Fairyland ... »

How She Died, How I Lived

Girl in Pieces meets The Way I Used to Be in this poignant and thought-provoking novel about a girl who must overcome her survivor’s guilt after a fellow classmate is brutally murdered. *I was one of five. The five girls Kyle texted that day. The girls it could have been. Only Jamie–beautiful, saintly Jamie–was kind enough to respond. And it got her killed. * On the eve of Kyle&#... »

A Clasp for Heirs (A Throne for Sisters #8)

In A CLASP FOR HEIRS (A Throne for Sisters-Book Eight), Sophia, Kate and Lucas finally meet their parents. Who are they? Why were they in exile? And what secret message might they hold for them about their identities? Meanwhile, the Master of Crows ravages Ashton, Stonehome lies in danger, and Sebastian must find a way to whisk Violet to safety. Will Sophie, Kate and Lucas return in time to save t... »

30 Days of No Gossip

Can a middle school gossip queen change her ways, or will she lose her BFF for good? Find out in this M!X original novel.Maddie Evans prides herself on being the gossip queen of Troy Middle School. She is the first person her classmates go to when they need the latest news on the ins-and-outs of TMS-and Maddie never disappoints. Her best friend since birth, Vi, isn’t crazy about Maddie’... »

The Milk of Birds

This timely, heartrending novel tells the moving story of a friendship between two girls: one an American teen, one a victim of the crisis in Darfur. Know that there are many words behind the few on this paper… Fifteen-year-old Nawra lives in Darfur, Sudan, in a camp for refugees displaced by the Janjaweed’s trail of murder and destruction. Nawra cannot read or write, but when a nonpro... »

The Book of the Maidservant

Johanna is a serving girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman. Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son, but cares little for the misery she sees every day. When she announces that Johanna will accompany her on a pilgrimage to Rome, the suffering truly begins. After walking all day, Johanna must fetch water, wash clothes, and cook for the entire party of ... »

Sadie

4 Starred Reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly! “Sadie: a novel for readers of any age, and a character as indelible as a scar. Flat-out dazzling.”–A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of *The Woman in the Window* “Sadie is an electrifying, high-stakes road trip. Clear your schedule. You’re not going anywhere until... »

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