The Saturday Evening Girls Club: A Novel
The Saturday Evening Girls Club: A
In Boston’s North End, four immigrant women leave childhood behind—but never one another. For four young immigrant women living in Boston’s North End in the early 1900s, escaping tradition doesn’t come easy. But at least they have one another and the Saturday Evening Girls Club, a social pottery-making group offering respite from their hectic home lives—and hope for a better future.Ambitious Caprice dreams of opening her own hat shop, which clashes with the expectations of her Sicilian-born parents. Brilliant Ada secretly takes college classes despite the disapproval of her Russian Jewish father. Stunning Maria could marry anyone yet guards her heart to avoid the fate of her Italian Catholic mother, broken down by an alcoholic husband. And shy Thea is torn between asserting herself and embracing an antiquated Jewish tradition.The friends face family clashes and romantic entanglements, career struggles and cultural prejudice. But through their unfailing bond, forged through their weekly gathering, they’ll draw strength—and the courage to transform their immigrant stories into the American lives of their dreams.
- Brand: LAKE UNION
- ASIN: 1503943275
Girls' Club: Cultivating Lasting Friendship in a Lonely World
Girls' Club: Cultivating Lasting Friendship in a Lonely
Discover the gift of friendship!In a time when many women feel lonely and isolated, Girls’ Club calls us to embrace the delight and comfort that can be found in life-giving friendships with women― and to cultivate relationships that not only offer emotional affirmation and acceptance, but also inspire, educate, and stretch us to live out our God-given potential.Told through stories and encouragement based on the authors’ experiences―Sally, a seasoned mother and well beloved author; her daughter Sarah, an Oxford scholar and new mother; and her youngest daughter Joy, a professional young woman pursuing her doctorate―Girls’ Club will speak to the importance of cultivating deep and lasting friendship at every stage in life. Join Sally, Sarah, and Joy as they explore the power, difficulties, potential, beauty, and satisfaction of friendships that help us live purposeful, Godly lives and that satisfy our longing for meaningful and intimate companionship.Also available: The Girls’ Club Experience (9781496436115), a companion guide to help women plant and deepen the roots of friendship.
- Brand: Tyndale House Publishers
- ASIN: 1496432150
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color
Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, and Dawn are The Baby-sitters Club! Whatever comes up -- cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls -- you can count on them to save the day.Raina Telgemeier, using the signature style featured in her acclaimed graphic novels Smile and Sisters, perfectly captures all the drama and humor of the original novels by Ann M. Martin!
- Brand: Scholastic Inc
- ASIN: 1338118986
Boy-Crazy Stacey (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #7): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix)
Boy-Crazy Stacey (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #7):
A brand-new graphic novel adapted by USA Today bestselling author Gale Galligan!Stacey and Mary Anne are baby-sitting for the Pike family for two weeks at the New Jersey shore. Things are great in Sea City: There's a gorgeous house right on the beach, a boardwalk, plenty of sun and sand... and the cutest boy Stacey has ever seen!Mary Anne thinks that Stacey should leave Scott alone and focus on the Pike kids, but Stacey's in love. Looking for reasons to hang around his lifeguard stand takes up all of her time, which means Mary Anne has to do the job of two baby-sitters. Mary Anne doesn't like it one bit! How can she tell Stacey that Scott just isn't interested without ruining their friendship and breaking Stacey's heart?
- ASIN: 1338304518
The Mother-Daughter Book Club
The Mother-Daughter Book
Acclaimed author Heather Vogel Frederick will delight daughters of all ages in a novel about the fabulousness of fiction, family, and friendship.The book club is about to get a makeover.... Even if Megan would rather be at the mall, Cassidy is late for hockey practice, Emma's already read every book in existence, and Jess is missing her mother too much to care, the new book club is scheduled to meet every month. But what begins as a mom-imposed ritual of reading Little Women soon helps four unlikely friends navigate the drama of middle school. From stolen journals, to secret crushes, to a fashion-fiasco first dance, the girls are up to their Wellie boots in drama. They can't help but wonder: What would Jo March do?
- Brand: Frederick, Heather Vogel
- ASIN: 1416970797
The Book Club: A Women's Fiction Novel about the Power of Friendship
Kristy's Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1)
Kristy's Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club
This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, is now available in full color! Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey are best friends and founding members of The Baby-sitters Club. Whatever comes up -- cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls -- you can count on them to save the day. Baby-sitting isn't always easy, and neither is dealing with strict parents, new families, fashion emergencies, and mysterious secrets. But no matter what, the BSC have what they need most: friendship. Raina Telgemeier, using the signature style featured in her acclaimed graphic novels Smile and Sisters, perfectly captures all the drama and humor of the original novel!
- Brand: Martin, Ann M./ Telgemeier, Raina (ILT)
- ASIN: 0545813875
- UPC: 000545813875
The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel
The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense
Ten years ago, four people were brutally murdered—one girl lived.No one believes her story. The police think she's crazy. Her therapist thinks she's suicidal. Everyone else thinks she's a dangerous drunk. They're all right—but did she see the killer?Best Mystery-Thriller eBook of the Year — Independent Publisher Book Awards 2018Winner Best Thriller — National Indie Excellence Awards 2018Winner Best Thriller — Silver Falchion Award 2018Finalist eBook Fiction — Indie Book Awards 2018Silver Medal Suspense — Reader’s Favorite Book Awards 2018Voted Most Loved Cover — NetGalley ReadersGrab your copy of this award-winning psychological thriller today!As the anniversary of the murders approaches, Faith Winters is released from the psychiatric hospital and yanked back to the last spot on earth she wants to be—her hometown where the slayings took place. Wracked by the lingering echoes of survivor's guilt, Faith spirals into a black hole of alcoholism and wanton self-destruction. Finding no solace at the bottom of a bottle, Faith decides to track down her sister's killer—only to discover that she's the one being hunted.How can one woman uncover the truth when everyone's a suspect—including herself?From the mind of Wall Street Journal bestselling author Christop...
- ASIN: B076FNQWTF
The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel
The Lost Girls of Paris: A
A New York Times Bestseller“Fraught with danger, filled with mystery, and meticulously researched, The Lost Girls of Paris is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war.” —Lisa Wingate, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were YoursFrom the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.1946, ManhattanOne morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station.Grace soon learns that the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home, their fates a mystery. Setting out to learn the truth behind the women in the photographs, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent named Mar...
- ASIN: 0778330273
Lilac Girls: A Novel
Lilac Girls: A
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For readers of The Nightingale and Sarah’s Key, inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939—and then sets its sights on France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspecting neighbors, one false move can have dire consequences. For the ambitious young German doctor, Herta Oberheuser, an ad for a government medical position seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, she finds herself trapped in a male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power. The lives of these three women are set on a collision course when the unthinkable happens and Kasia is sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents—from New York to Paris, German...
- Brand: Ballantine Books
- ASIN: 1101883081
Jenny and the Cat Club: A Collection of Favorite Stories about Jenny Linsky (Jenny's Cat Club)
Jenny and the Cat Club: A Collection of
In Greenwich Village an orphaned black cat lives happily with her master, a sea captain. Still, the gentle Jenny Linsky would like nothing more than to join the local Cat Club, whose members include Madame Butterfly, an elegant Persian, the high-stepping Macaroni, and stately, plump Mr. President. But can she overcome her fears and prove that she, too, has a special gift? Join Jenny and her friends, including fearless Pickles the Fire Cat, on their spirited downtown adventures and discover why The Atlantic Monthly called Jenny "a personality ranking not far below such giants as Peter Rabbit." AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES, THIS COLLECTION INCLUDES ESTHER AVERILL'S FIVE FAVORITE CAT CLUB STORIES
- Brand: NYR Children's Collection
- ASIN: 1590170474
The Beantown Girls
An Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestseller.A novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II’s brightest heroines—the best of friends—take on the front lines.1944: Fiona Denning has her entire future planned out. She’ll work in city hall, marry her fiancé when he returns from the war, and settle down in the Boston suburbs. But when her fiancé is reported missing after being shot down in Germany, Fiona’s long-held plans are shattered.Determined to learn her fiancé’s fate, Fiona leaves Boston to volunteer overseas as a Red Cross Clubmobile girl, recruiting her two best friends to come along. There’s the outspoken Viviana, who is more than happy to quit her secretarial job for a taste of adventure. Then there’s Dottie, a shy music teacher whose melodious talents are sure to bring heart and hope to the boys on the front lines.Chosen for their inner strength and outer charm, the trio isn’t prepared for the daunting challenges of war. But through it all come new friendships and romances, unforeseen dangers, and unexpected dreams. As the three friends begin to understand the real reasons they all came to the front, their courage and camaraderie will see them through some of the best and worst times of their lives.
- ASIN: B07FTBNVGK
Women's Crazy Funny Teacher Crew Socks Novelty Literary and Book-Themed School Cotton Socks for Book Lovers Readers and Bibliophiles
Women's Crazy Funny Teacher Crew Socks Novelty Literary
MATERIALThese unisex socks are made from soft, long-lasting combed cotton;They are elastic and comfortable make it suitable for your feet,no slip down crew dress socks.PATTERNThe patterns on the socks were being knitted by machine directly during the manufacturing process, so it won't peel off or fade.CARE INSTRUCTIONSZmart products are best preserved when machine washed and dried on low heat under 40℃.Do not use bleach. Launder inside out to prevent pilling and fuzzing.Hang to dry.
- Color: Book
- Brand: HAPPYPOP
- ASIN: B07FM6PD9V
The Flight Girls: A Novel
The Flight Girls: A
A stunning story about the Women Airforce Service Pilots whose courage during World War II turned ordinary women into extraordinary heroes 1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It’s why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas. It’s why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. And it’s why she insists she is not interested in any dream-derailing romantic involvements, even with the disarming Lieutenant James Hart, who fast becomes a friend as treasured as the women she flies with. Then one fateful day, she gets caught in the air over Pearl Harbor just as the bombs begin to fall, and suddenly, nowhere feels safe. To make everything she’s lost count for something, Audrey joins the Women Airforce Service Pilots program. The bonds she forms with her fellow pilots reignite a spark of hope in the face war, and—when James goes missing in action—give Audrey the strength to cross the front lines and fight not only for her country, but for the love she holds so dear. Shining a light on a little-known piece of history, The Flight Girls is a sweeping portrayal of women’s fearlessness, love, and the power of friendship to make us soar.
- ASIN: B07HD8RRFD
The Sisters Club
From the author of the Judy Moody books, this exciting novel captures the warmth, humor, and squabbles of three spunky sisters.Meet the Sisters Club: twelve-year-old Alex, aspiring actress and born drama queen; eight-year-old Joey, homework lover and pioneer wannabe; and smack in the middle, ten-year-old Stevie, the glue that holds them together — through dinner disasters, disputes over stolen lucky sweaters, and Alex’s going gaga over her leading man. Playfully weaving Stevie’s narration with Alex’s scripts, Joey’s notebook entries, and hilarious elements such as "How to Swear in Shakespeare" and "Dear Sock Monkey" letters, this hugely engaging novel showcases Megan McDonald’s ear for dialogue, comic timing, and insight into the ever-changing dynamics of sisterhood.
- Brand: Candlewick Press
- ASIN: 0763632511
Ellie the Flower Girl (14) (The Critter Club)
Ellie the Flower Girl (14) (The Critter
Ellie’s dream of being a flower girl comes true in the fourteenth book of The Critter Club series!When Ellie learns that her cousin is getting married, she’s really excited! She has always wanted to go to a wedding. But then she gets even better news when her cousin asks her to be a flower girl! Then the Critter Club gets the cutest guest Ellie has ever seen: a little French bulldog. Ellie works hard to find a home for the puppy, but she’s worried she won’t be able to. Suddenly she has an idea that will guarantee that the puppy lives happily ever after! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!
- Brand: Little Simon
- ASIN: 1481467182
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6):
Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy is going to be a bridesmaid! The only problem? Fourteen kids are coming to town for the wedding. Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, Stacey, Dawn, and Mallory think they can handle it, but that's before they spend a week changing diapers, stopping arguments, solving mix-ups, and planning activities. It's the biggest job the BSC has ever had, but they'll work together to make sure Kristy's big day is a success!
- ASIN: 1338067613
Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book
Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic
Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her artwork and The Baby-sitters Club than her homework, feels like she can't compete with her perfect sister. Janine studies nonstop, gets straight As, and even takes college-level courses! But when something unexpected happens to the most beloved person in their family, will the sisters be able to put aside their differences?Raina Telgemeier, using the signature style featured in her acclaimed graphic novels Smile and Sisters, perfectly captures all the drama and charm of the original novel!
- Brand: GRAPHIX
- ASIN: 0545886228
The Dancing Girls: An absolutely gripping crime thriller with nail-biting suspense (Detective Jo Fournier Book 1)
The Dancing Girls: An absolutely gripping crime thriller
‘Wow, what a book!! I don't think I drew a full breath for the entire time I was reading… I took it everywhere I went… I needed to read it at every opportunity!… Unbelievably twisty… I loved every word of it!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsJo pulled together the victims’ pictures. In all cases their arms were askew, in a way that looked like—what? It was like they were freeze-framed in the middle of some action. It was like they were dancing.When loving wife Jeanine Hammond is found dead in a small leafy town in Massachusetts, newly promoted Detective Jo Fournier is shocked to her core. Why leave her body posed like a ballerina? Why steal her wedding band and nothing else? Hungry for answers, Jo questions Jeanine’s husband, but the heart-breaking pain written on his face threatens to tear open Jo’s old wounds. It’s the same pain she felt when her boyfriend was cruelly shot dead by a gang in their hometown of New Orleans. She couldn’t get justice for him, but she’s determined to get justice for Jeanine’s devastated family.But before Jo can get answers, another woman is found, wedding ring stolen, body posed in the same ritualistic way.Digging through old files, Jo makes a terrifying link to a series of cold cases. She knows a serial killer is on the loose,...
- ASIN: B07NRG8PFH