The Flower Power Collection
In Shrinking Violet,Violet feels like her identical twin Lily is ruining her life.If she's a shrinking violet,then her sister is a tiger lily.But Violet does have one thing Lily hasn't-a pen pal!
In Passion Flower,Stephanie is living in a Family Disaster Area.After the Frying Pan Incident ,it looks like her and her sister could be part of a single-parent family...
And in Pumpkin Pie,Jemmy never wanted food to turn into her enemy,but when Dad starts calling her Plumpkin,she doesn't feel she has any choice.
Emma is like every girl in the world.She has a few little secrets.
Secrets from her mother :
1.I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom to Danny Nussbaum while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben Hur.
Secrets from her boyfriend :
2.I'm a size twelve.Not a size eight,like Connor thinks.
3.I've always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken.As in Barbie and Ken.
Secrets from colleagues :
4.When Artemis really annoys me,I feed her plant orange juice.(Which is pretty much every day)
5.It was me who jammed the copier that time.In fact,all the times. Secrets she wouldn't share with anyone in the world :
6.My G string is hurting me.
7.I fake my Maths GCSE grade on my CV.
8.I have no idea what NATO stands for.Or even what is it...
...until she spills them all to a stranger on a plane.At least,she taught she was stranger.
For One More Day
A daring kidnapping turns a children’s birthday party at Camp David, the presidential retreat, into a national security nightmare.
Former Secret Service agents turned private investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell don’t want to get involved. But years ago Sean saved the First Lady’s husband, then a senator, from political disaster. Now the president’s wife presses Sean and Michelle into a desperate search to rescue a kidnapped child. With Michelle still battling her own demons, the two are pushed to the limit, with forces aligned on all sides against them – and the line between friend and foe impossible to define…or defend.
The Undomestic Goddes
Samantha is a high-powered lawyer in London.She works all hours,has no home life,and cares only about getting partnership.She thrives on the pressure and adrenalin.Until one day...she makes a mistake.A mistake so huge,it'll wreck her career.
She walks right out of the office,gets on the first train she sees,and find herself in the middle of nowhere.Asking for directions at a big ,beautiful house,she is mistaken for the interviewee housekeeper and finds herself being offered the job.They have no idea they've hired a Cambridge-educated lawyer with an IQ of 158 - Samantha has no idea how to work the oven.
Disaster ensues.It's chaos as Samantha battles with the washing machine..the ironing board...and attempts to cook a corden bleu dinner.But gradually,she falls in love with new life in a wholly unexpected way.
Will her employers ever discover the truth?
Will Samantha's old life ever catch up with her?
And if it does..will she want it back?
The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.
The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, above all, following our dreams.
Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's charming fable, now available in English for the first time, will enchant and inspire an even wider audience of readers for generations to come.
The White Tiger
The white tiger of this novel is Balram Halwai, a poor Indian villager whose great ambition leads him to the zenith of Indian business culture, the world of the Bangalore entrepreneur. On the occasion of the president of China’s impending trip to Bangalore, Balram writes a letter to him describing his transformation and his experience as driver and servant to a wealthy Indian family, which he thinks exemplifies the contradictions and complications of Indian society.
The White Tiger recalls The Death of Vishnu and Bangkok 8 in ambition, scope, and narrative genius, with a mischief and personality all its own. Amoral, irreverent, deeply endearing, and utterly contemporary, this novel is an international publishing sensation—and a startling, provocative debut.
Shopaholic Ties the Knot
Then Luke proposes!Bridal registries dance in Becky's head.Problem is,two other people are planningher wedding : Becky's overjoyed mother has been waiting forever to host a backyard wedding,with the bride resplendent in Mum's frilly old grown.While Luke's high-society mother is insisting on a glamorous,all-expenses-paid affair at the Plaza.Both weddings for the same day.And Becky can't seem to turn down either one.Can everyone's favourite shopaholic tie the knot before everything unravels?