5/27/2014 by Amy Conner THE RIGHT THING--On a scorching August day in 1963, seven-year-old Annie Banks meets the girl who will become her best friend. Skinny, outspoken Starr Dukes and her wandering preacher father may not be accepted by polite society in Jackson, Mississippi, but Annie and Starr are too busy sharing secrets and playing elaborate games of Queen for a Day to care. Then, as suddenly as she .
The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf - seven year old Calli hasn't spoken since the night 3 years earlier that she witnessed an untold tragedy. Now, one August morning, she and her best friend, Petra, have both disappeared. As their frantic families search for the girls, old secrets are revealed. Told in short chapters alternately narrated by various characters, this riveting novel will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Summer, 1972: In the claustrophobic heat, eleven-year-old Byron and his friend begin 'Operation Perfect', a hapless mission to rescue Byron's mother from impending crisis. Winter, present day: As frost creeps across the moor, Jim cleans tables in the local caf, a solitary figure struggling with OCD. His job is a relief from the rituals that govern his nights. Little would seem to connect them except that two seconds can change everything.
Molly Ringwald's House from "Sixteen Candles" For Sale
Arthur Golden: Memoirs of a Geisha. "Adversity is like a strong wind. I don't mean just that it holds us back from places we might otherwise go. It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are, and not merely as we might like to be."