Desperate Girls
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Desperate Girls


  • Author : Laura Griffin
  • Publisher : Pocket Books
  • Release Date : 2019-12-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982121822


Desperate Girls Book Description :

New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin’s Desperate Girls is a tightly wound, fast-paced romantic thriller that follows a desperate woman on the run as she hides from a killer’s symbolic revenge spree. Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is right at home among cops, criminals, and tough-as-nails prosecutors. With her sharp wit and pointed words, she has a tendency to intimidate, and she likes it that way. She’s a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom, but in her personal life, she’s a mess. When a vicious murderer she once helped prosecute resurfaces and starts a killing spree to wipe out those who put him behind bars, one thing becomes clear: Brynn needs to run for her life. When the police come up empty-handed, Brynn turns to a private security firm for protection. But when she defies advice and gets involved in the investigation, even the former Secret Service agent assigned to protect her may not be able to keep her safe. With every new clue she discovers, Brynn is pulled back into the vortex of a disturbing case from her past. As the clock ticks down on a manhunt, Brynn’s desperate search for the truth unearths long-buried secrets and reignites a killer’s fury.

The Lives of Desperate Girls
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

The Lives of Desperate Girls


  • Author : MacKenzie Common
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143198727


The Lives of Desperate Girls Book Description :

One small, northern community. Two girls gone -- one missing, the other dead. A riveting coming-of-age debut young adult novel for fans of We Were Liars and All the Bright Places. Sixteen-year-old Helen Commanda is found dead just outside Thunder Creek, Ontario. Her murder goes unremarked, except for the fact that it may shed light on the earlier disappearance of Chloe Shaughnessy. Chloe is beautiful, rich and white. Helen is plain, and from the reservation. They had nothing in common except that they were teenage girls from an unforgiving small town. Only Chloe's best friend Jenny Parker knows exactly how unforgiving, but she's keeping some dangerous secrets of her own. Jenny begins looking for answers about Helen's life and death, trying to understand larger questions about her town and her best friend. But what can a teenage girl really accomplish where adults have failed? And how much is Jenny actually complicit in a conspiracy of silence?

MEAN GIRLS  DESPERATE WOMEN  THE MODERN EPIDEMIC OF UNHAPPINESS

MEAN GIRLS DESPERATE WOMEN THE MODERN EPIDEMIC OF UNHAPPINESS


  • Author : Melissa Daggett
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2012-06-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9781105620133


MEAN GIRLS DESPERATE WOMEN THE MODERN EPIDEMIC OF UNHAPPINESS Book Description :

Bullying has become a social epidemic that is killing our youth, and scarring some of its victims for life. Girls who have grown up to be mean women are guilty of adult bullying, in the form of gossip exclusion games, and other subtle maneuvers. This is a social evil and it will only be eradicated when people stand up and fight for social transformation. If freedom from slavery, racism and women's lack of equality were fought for and won, this is a battle worth fighting as well. Discrimination in any form is wrong. When thousands of children no longer want to go to school because of social bullying, the game has gone too far. Fight for the next generation and those to come. Begin the discussion with this book.

Don t Be That Girl
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Don t Be That Girl


  • Author : Travis L. Stork
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-10-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416589402


Don t Be That Girl Book Description :

Shares insights into the psychological and physiological factors involved in helping women build the confidence and self-esteem that are essential in developing and sustaining successful, fulfilling, and long-lasting relationships.

Desperate in Dubai
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Desperate in Dubai


  • Author : Ameera Al Hakawati
  • Publisher : Random House India
  • Release Date : 2011-11-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9788184002317


Desperate in Dubai Book Description :

Oozing with men, money, and Maseratis, Dubai is the ultimate playground for the woman who knows her Louboutins from her Louis Vuittons. But for some, there’s a lot more at stake than a Hermes Birkin. Leila has been in search of a wealthy husband for over a decade. Nadia moves to Dubai to support her husband’s career, only to have her sacrifices thrown in her face. Sugar escapes the UK in an attempt to escape her past. Lady Luxe, the rebellious Emirati heiress, scoffs at everything her culture holds sacred. Until the day her double life starts unravelling at the seams. Set against a backdrop of luxury hotels and manmade islands, Desperate in Dubai tells the tale of four desperate women as they struggle to find truth, love, and themselves.

Good Girls Lie
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

Good Girls Lie


  • Author : J.T. Ellison
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2019-12-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488023569


Good Girls Lie Book Description :

J.T. Ellison’s pulse-pounding new psychological thriller examines the tenuous bonds of friendship, the power of lies and the desperate lengths people will go to in order to protect their secrets. Goode girls don’t lie… Perched atop a hill in the tiny town of Marchburg, Virginia, The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as a Silent Ivy. The boarding school of choice for daughters of the rich and influential, it accepts only the best and the brightest. Its elite status, long-held traditions and honor code are ideal for preparing exceptional young women for brilliant futures at Ivy League universities and beyond. But a stranger has come to Goode, and this ivy has turned poisonous. In a world where appearances are everything, as long as students pretend to follow the rules, no one questions the cruelties of the secret societies or the dubious behavior of the privileged young women who expect to get away with murder. When a popular student is found dead, the truth cannot be ignored. Rumors suggest she was struggling with a secret that drove her to suicide. But look closely…because there are truths and there are lies, and then there is everything that really happened. Don’t miss this fast-paced suspense story from New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison!

The Girls from Ames
Score: 3.5
From 49 Ratings

The Girls from Ames


  • Author : Jeffrey Zaslow
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-04-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101222980


The Girls from Ames Book Description :

The instant New York Times bestseller, now in paperback: a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring story of eleven girls and the ten women they became, from the coauthor of the million-copy bestseller The Last Lecture As children, they formed a special bond, growing up in the small town of Ames, Iowa. As young women, they moved to eighth different states, yet they managed to maintain an extraordinary friendship that would carry them through college and careers, marriage and motherhood, dating and divorce, the death of a child, and the mysterious death of the eleventh member of their group. Capturing their remarkable story, The Girls from Ames is a testament to the enduring, deep bonds of women as they experience life's challenges, and the power of friendship to overcome even the most daunting odds. The girls, now in their forties, have a lifetime of memories in common, some evocative of their generation and some that will resonate with any woman who has ever had a friend. The Girls from Ames demonstrates how close female relationships can shape every aspect of women's lives-their sense of themselves, their choice of men, their need for validation, their relationships with their mothers, their dreams for their daughters-and reveals how such friendships thrive, rewarding those who have committed to them. With both universal events and deeply personal moments, it's a book that every woman will relate to and be inspired by.

The Girls
Score: 3.5
From 3,460 Ratings

The Girls


  • Author : Emma Cline
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812998610


The Girls Book Description :

THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • The Guardian • Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Financial Times • Esquire • Newsweek • Vogue • Glamour • People • The Huffington Post • Elle • Harper’s Bazaar • Time Out • BookPage • Publishers Weekly • Slate Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, but to Evie, it is exotic, thrilling, charged—a place where she feels desperate to be accepted. As she spends more time away from her mother and the rhythms of her daily life, and as her obsession with Suzanne intensifies, Evie does not realize she is coming closer and closer to unthinkable violence. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award • Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize • The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • Emma Cline—One of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists Praise for The Girls “Spellbinding . . . a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story.”—The New York Times Book Review “Extraordinary . . . Debut novels like this are rare, indeed.”—The Washington Post “Hypnotic.”—The Wall Street Journal “Gorgeous.”—Los Angeles Times “Savage.”—The Guardian “Astonishing.”—The Boston Globe “Superbly written.”—James Wood, The New Yorker “Intensely consum

The Outsiders
Score: 4.5
From 484 Ratings

The Outsiders


  • Author : S. E. Hinton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101642610


The Outsiders Book Description :

50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News A New York Herald Tribune Best Teenage Book A Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award