This Girl Book
Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

This Girl


  • Author : Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476746548

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This Girl Excerpt :

From the New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us, Colleen Hoover’s bestselling Slammed series comes to its gripping conclusion. There are two sides to every love story. Now hear Will’s. Layken and Will’s love has managed to withstand the toughest of circumstances, and the young lovers, now married, are beginning to feel safe and secure in their union. As much as Layken relishes their new life together, she finds herself wanting to know everything there is to know about her husband, even though Will makes it clear he prefers to keep the painful memories of the past where they belong. Still, he can’t resist his wife’s pleas, and so he begins to untangle his side of the story, revealing for the first time his most intimate feelings and thoughts, retelling both the good and bad moments, and sharing a few shocking confessions of his own from the time when they first met. In This Girl, Will tells the story of their complicated relationship from his point of view. Their future rests on how well they deal with the past in this final installment of the beloved Slammed series.

This Girl Can  Book

This Girl Can


  • Author : Cori Brooke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-09
  • Genre: Australian fiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 1922385255

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This Girl Can Excerpt :

This girl can be anything.A pilot. A firefighter. A film director.Showing girls all the very many things they can be when they grow up, this book is a playful, inclusive romp through the world of jobs and vocations.

Point of Retreat Book

Point of Retreat


  • Author : Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-08-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476715933

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Point of Retreat Excerpt :

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All Your Perfects and It Ends With Us. Sometimes two people have to fall apart to realize just how much they belong together. As Layken and Will’s emotion-packed story continues, a stunning and unforeseen revelation about Will’s past leaves them questioning everything that they thought they knew about each other. With the foundation of their relationship at risk, they must decide whether they are willing to fight for a future together, or to retreat back into solitude and heartache. How far does Will have to go to prove to Layken his love for her will last forever? It will require something truly extraordinary to keep this couple together, and the decisions they make and the answers they find will change not only their lives, but the lives of everyone around them.

International Cinema and the Girl Book

International Cinema and the Girl


  • Author : Fiona Handyside
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 219
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137388926

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International Cinema and the Girl Excerpt :

From the precocious charms of Shirley Temple to the box-office behemoth Frozen and its two young female leads, Anna and Elsa, the girl has long been a figure of fascination for cinema. The symbol of (imagined) childhood innocence, the site of intrigue and nostalgia for adults, a metaphor for the precarious nature of subjectivity itself, the girl is caught between infancy and adulthood, between objectification and power. She speaks to many strands of interest for film studies: feminist questions of cinematic representation of female subjects; historical accounts of shifting images of girls and childhood in the cinema; and philosophical engagements with the possibilities for the subject in film. This collection considers the specificity of girls' experiences and their cinematic articulation through a multicultural feminist lens which cuts across the divides of popular/art-house, Western/non Western, and north/south. Drawing on examples from North and South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe, the contributors bring a new understanding of the global/local nature of girlhood and its relation to contemporary phenomena such as post-feminism, neoliberalism and queer subcultures. Containing work by established and emerging scholars, this volume explodes the narrow post-feminist canon and expands existing geographical, ethnic, and historical accounts of cinematic cultures and girlhood.

The Girl Chaser Book

The Girl Chaser


  • Author : Nitya Pillai
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release Date : 2020-11-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9781644629178

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The Girl Chaser Excerpt :

Jeffrey Sean Angel has fled to the backwoods of Upstate New York from Northern Ireland in search of personal autonomy and freedom from religion. He moves to a remote neighborhood consisting of Jan Bratt, a wise and godly old man; Larry, a teenage boy driven by romantic fantasies but coming to embrace the responsibilities of a man; Chad Hoover, a gangsta rapper wannabe with an extreme entitlement mentality; and a handful of others. It isn't long before Jeffrey turns into a full-time sex addict.

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl Book
Score: 4
From 26 Ratings

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl


  • Author : Paige McKenzie
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602862739

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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl Excerpt :

A New York Times bestseller The Haunting of Sunshine Girl,in active development for television by The Weinstein Company, a hit paranomal YA series based on the wildly popular YouTube channel about an "adorkable" teenager living in a haunted house. Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. Though Sunshine is adopted, she and her mother have always been close, sharing a special bond filled with laughter and inside jokes. But from the moment they arrive, Sunshine feels her world darken with an eeriness she cannot place. And even if Kat doesn't recognize it, Sunshine knows that something about their new house is just ... creepy. In the days that follow, things only get stranger. Sunshine is followed around the house by an icy breeze, phantom wind slams her bedroom door shut, and eventually, the laughter Sunshine hears on her first night evolves into sobs. She can hardly believe it, but as the spirits haunting her house become more frightening-and it becomes clear that Kat is in danger-Sunshine must accept what she is, pass the test before her, and save her mother from a fate worse than death.

The Girl On The Boat By P G  Wodehouse Book

The Girl On The Boat By P G Wodehouse


  • Author : P.G. Wodehouse
  • Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
  • Release Date : 2021-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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The Girl On The Boat By P G Wodehouse Excerpt :

This book features red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet, and the three men, a long-time friend and admirer of Billie, a lily-livered poet who is engaged to Billie at the opening of the tale, and his dashing cousin, who falls for Billie at first sight. All four find themselves on an ocean liner headed for England together, and typically Wodehousian romantic shenanigans ensue.

The Girls  Guide to Growing Up Great Book

The Girls Guide to Growing Up Great


  • Author : Sophie Elkan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-19
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472943750

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The Girls Guide to Growing Up Great Excerpt :

'Wise and kind' - Sali Hughes 'Every young teen needs this book' - Nadia Sawalha 'Brilliant, accessible, sensitive and funny' - Emily Maitlis 'Funny, kind and wise' - Daisy Buchanan Going through puberty? Thinking about puberty? Worried about growing up? This book is for you! Puberty isn't just about what's going on in your body, but also your brain, your emotions and the world around you. Knowledge is power! All the information you need is here, plus advice, wisdom and lots of questions from girls like you: - Body-basics (like breasts, spots and periods) - Life's big mysteries. Is how you look important? Is a crush ever wrong? Is it bad to be jealous of your friends? - Clear, empowering info on emotions, sex, sexuality and gender - Staying safe and having fun online - Plenty of space for your own notes and doodles

The Little Match Girl Book
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

The Little Match Girl


  • Author : Hans Christian Andersen
  • Publisher : Scandinavia Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2015-01-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 10 : 9788771326819

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The Little Match Girl Excerpt :

Thirty of Hans Christian Andersen's most cherished stories in single volumes Illustrator various artists. Known all over the world, these fairytales hold stories of great value and are a source of inspiration for both young and old.

The Roaring Girl Book

The Roaring Girl


  • Author : Thomas Middleton
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-15
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781460405017

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The Roaring Girl Excerpt :

The titular “Roaring Girl” of Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker’s comedy is Moll Cutpurse, a fictionalized version of Mary Frith, who attained legendary status in London by flouting gendered dress conventions, illegally performing onstage, and engaging in all manner of transgressive behavior from smoking and swearing to stealing. In the course of The Roaring Girl’s lively and complex plot of seduction and clever ruses, Moll shares her views on gender and sexuality, defends her honor in a duel, and demonstrates her knowledge of London’s criminal underworld. This edition of the play offers an informative introduction, thorough annotation, and a substantial selection of contextual materials from the period.

Girl on the Run Book

Girl on the Run


  • Author : Rhoda Baxter
  • Publisher : Choc Lit Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-05-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781891971

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Girl on the Run Excerpt :

A woman hides from the spotlight—and her own broken heart—in a smart, sassy novel that’s a "heady mix of love, loss, law and celebs” (Allie Spencer). For Jane Porter, being a pop star’s girlfriend was a dream come true—until her big-time boyfriend started playing around and the paparazzi turned on her like a pack of hyenas. Now in a new city with a new look, Jane has retreated to work a quietly anonymous job in a patent law firm—at least until the furor dies down. Besides, some good old-fashioned hard work will help repair her shattered confidence. Then she meets patent lawyer Marshall Winfield—sweet, clever and dealing with the aftermath of his own romantic disaster—who might just be the cure for Jane’s broken heart. But with the press still hot on Jane’s heels and an office troublemaker hell-bent on making things difficult, do Jane and Marsh stand any chance of finding happiness together? "Fresh and fun, Rhoda Baxter's debut novel is an entertaining read about learning to trust—and love—again.”—Talli Roland, author of The Hating Game

THE GIRL THAT RAN Book

THE GIRL THAT RAN


  • Author : Ruth Anthony-Obi
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2014-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496922670

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THE GIRL THAT RAN Excerpt :

When Dalu the village recluse saves Simdi, a girl with a shadowed past; he never expected that his life was going to take an unexpected turn. As he gradually begins to break out of his carefully constructed shell due to her influence; he cannot help but question if she is a blessing or if he is cursed to be doomed forever in the prison of his memories.

The Smart Girl s Guide to Friendship Book

The Smart Girl s Guide to Friendship


  • Author : Fiona Foden
  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Release Date : 2015-12-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407167855

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The Smart Girl s Guide to Friendship Excerpt :

THE SMART GIRL'S GUIDE TO FRIENDSHIP is the essential guide to making, keeping and being a brilliant friend. Every smart girl knows the importance of friendship as she grows up - best friends share support, love and laughter, but what happens when things go wrong?

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Book
Score: 4
From 34 Ratings

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl


  • Author : Harriet Ann Jacobs
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198709879

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Excerpt :

Harriet Jacobs's slave narrative is remarkable for its candid exposure of the sexual abuse suffered by slaves at the hands of their owners. Her sufferings, and eventual escape to the North, are described in vivid detail. This edition also includes her brother's short memoir, 'A True Tale of Slavery'.

Irresistible in a Kilt Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Irresistible in a Kilt


  • Author : Anna Durand
  • Publisher : Jacobsville Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781949406245

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Irresistible in a Kilt Excerpt :

The sweetest lies are the most seductive… Eleven years ago, I fell in love with Alex Thorne. He was beautiful, charming, sexy, and the best lover I'd ever had. He's also a bloody liar. Every word that comes out of his mouth is a half-truth, a con, or an evasion. Now I find out my dream job at a university in America is his way of pulling me back into his world. I will never, never fall under the spell of the British Bastard again. Catriona MacTaggart is the one that got away. The Scottish lass has fire in her soul and in her eyes, especially when she punches me. I can handle that. Maybe the truth and I do have a different sort of relationship, but I've never lied about my feelings for Cat. I'll do whatever it takes to get her back, even if it means deceiving her. Alex still knows exactly how to get under my skin, and despite all my intentions, I still can't resist that body and that smile. Maybe it's time I turn the tables and seduce the seducer, to finally solve the mystery he doesn't want me to unravel. Who is Alex Thorne?