It becomes more dangerous, the more she tries to hide it (much like another Queen we know, right Elsa?) and begins to threaten her relationship with Thyra, daughter of the late chieftain.When Ava ropes her in for a top-secret collaboration, both girls develop feelings for each other but fear that a relationship could distract them from their professional goals or even kill the creative muse.
When Jimmy and rival gangsters begin to attack Eldon’s businesses, it looks like neither lady will survive long enough to pursue their relationship. Spark By Catherine Friend Jamie Maddox is faced with two explanations for her current situation; either she is having a psychotic break and is trapped in an Elizabethan fantasy while an alternate personality has taken control of her life or she really has been transported back to 1560, into the body of Blanche Nottingham, a scheming lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth I.
The novel flits between present day and 1560 (or reality and fantasy) as Jamie battles to maintain control of her mind and body, but just as Jamie is running out of time, salvation (and love) arrive from the most unexpected space. The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins This YA novel follows two teenage girls- Ariel, who’s just discovered that she might have been kidnapped as a baby, and Maya, who’s pregnant and fleeing an abusive home- as they fight to find out their pasts and figure out what the future may bring, while exploring their sexualities and maybe falling in love. Riptide Summer by Lisa Freeman Set in the 1970s Californian Surfer scene, Riptide Summer follows sixteen-year-old Haunani “Nani” Nuuhiwa, who recently moved from Hawaii, as she fights to prove that girls are just as capable on the waves as boys.
Amid the spotlight now being trained on gender inequity in Hollywood, the fact that Mark Wahlberg received an additional $1.5 million for reshoots, a sum not offered to his co-star Michelle Williams, has provoked outrage.
Summer was my favorite season as a kid (which is a big deal, seeing as Winter had both Christmas and my birthday) because the six-week holiday afforded me plenty of time to read without a teacher telling me to stop reading The Babysitters Club or Goosebumps during my Math(s) class.
In Pagadian, in particular, there are beaches and islands that will make one believe that there is such a thing as a secluded paradise on Earth.
A nice place to start would be the Dao-Dao Islands some seven to ten minutes away from the seaport, when riding a motorboat.
When Sergeant Kat Vander and her partner are ambushed and shot, Brynn saves their lives but goes on the run.
Kat now needs to find the Williams’ while fighting her feelings for Brynn. A Secret to Tell by Ann Roberts Amateur sleuth Ari Adams and her cop-turned-private-investigator girlfriend Molly Nelson are working hard to prove themselves in the male-centric world of private eyes, whilst rebuilding their relationship. Clark Set in the prohibition era, this novel charts the growing romance between the working-class Fiona “Finn” Cavanaugh and the well-to-do Margaret Graham, after Fiona saves Margaret from a local thug.
While Molly is investigating the murder of attorney Victor Guzman, Ari is focused on a murder which correlates with her childhood, but danger surrounds them as they come closer to solving their cases. This is the sixth instalment in the Ari Adams mystery series. Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody Sorina, a 16-year-old festival illusion-worker, is on the hunt for the murderer of one of her life-like illusions. On her quest, bisexual Sorina meets gossip-worker Luca who helps investigate the case and romance blossoms. Margaret’s gangster brother, Eldon, offers Fiona, whom he mistakes for a boy, some work which will make enough money to leave behind her abusive father and move west.
As Margaret and Fiona grow closer, this upsets Eldon’s plans to marry Margaret off to his partner in crime, Jimmy.
Nani was splitting her time between her surfer boyfriend Nigel and her ‘good friend’, and fellow surfer, Rox, but it all ends in tears after Nigel breaks up with her and Rox reveals a secret that rips their friendship and their surfing squad apart. The Third Law by Jordan Falconer Rowan May and Kelly Carne are technical support workers for Octahedron Software who are sent to Settler’s Creek to finish a job that was abandoned under mysterious circumstances.