By Cassandra Carter
From ally to frenemy to flat-out enemy
For her candy sixteen, Jordan Wright eliminates the frizzy hair, the conservative outfits, and at last likes the hip new woman smiling within the replicate. So whilst she hears approximately an open casting demand the most well liked rapper's new video, she has the boldness to move for it. She and her ally, Adrienne, attempt with hundreds of thousands of hopefuls, yet simply Jordan makes it. Adrienne turns out wonderful with it. but if Jordan starts off getting a few severe recognition, Adrienne becomes a hater. And after Jordan has an blameless in-the-hall dialog with Adrienne's ex-boyfriend—they dated for one week, like 4 years ago!—Adrienne plots to wreck Jordan's lifestyles via spreading rumors, writing stuff at the toilet partitions and telling Jordan she'd be at an advantage lifeless. unexpectedly Jordan's attractiveness is fading. overlook candy 16. She quickly discovers that what she wishes such a lot is to discover the power to be herself.
Read or Download 16 Isn't Always Sweet (Kimani Tru) PDF
Best young adult fiction books
Research what a tender grownup novel is, find out how to write younger grownup fiction, tips to get it released, and the way to advertise it. This name covers writing for teens from begin to end: supplying guide on writing for this particular viewers together with discussions of plot, atmosphere, characters and revision.
Now not all goals are candy.
For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into different people's goals is getting older. particularly the falling goals, the naked-but-nobody- notices desires, and the sex-crazed desires. Janie's visible adequate fable booty to final her an entire life.
She can't inform anyone approximately what she does -- they'd by no means think her, or worse, they'd imagine she's a freak. So Janie lives at the fringe, cursed with a capability she doesn't wish and can't keep watch over.
Then she falls right into a grotesque nightmare, one who chills her to the bone. For the 1st time, Janie is greater than a witness to somebody else's twisted psyche. She is a player. .. .
My killer is out there.
And my sister will be next.
Two months prior to I died, my top friend’s brother disappeared. i've got no thought the place Thayer went or why he left, yet i do know it’s my fault. I did loads of terrible issues whereas i used to be alive, issues that made humans hate me, even perhaps sufficient to kill me.
Desperate to unravel my homicide, my long-lost dual, Emma, is pretending to be me and unraveling the numerous mysteries I left behind—my cryptic magazine, my tangled love existence, the damaging mendacity online game pranks I performed. She’s exposed my friends’ darkest secrets and techniques, yet she’s by no means had the opportunity to dig into Thayer’s past—until now.
Thayer’s again and Emma has to maneuver quick to determine if he’s after revenge . . . or if he’s already gotten it.
There's no therapy for being who you actually are. ..
In a cottage excessive atop Llanfair Mountain, sixteen-year-old Clara lives together with her sister, Maren, and parent Auntie. by means of day, they assemble herbs for Auntie’s therapeutic potions. via evening, Auntie spins stories of remote lands and depraved fairies. Clara’s favourite tale tells of 3 orphan infants—Clara, who used to be dropped at Auntie via a stork; Maren, who arrived in a seashell; and their ally, O’Neill, who was once discovered underneath an apple tree.
One day, Clara discovers shimmering scales simply underneath her sister’s pores and skin. She realizes that Maren is turning into a mermaid—and is aware that no mermaid can live on on land. wanting to shop her, Clara and O’Neill position the mermaid-girl of their gypsy wagon and set out for the ocean. yet no highway is directly, and the trio encounters hassle round each bend. Ensnared by means of an evil troupe of touring performers, Clara and O’Neill needs to have the ability to save lots of themselves and the ever-weakening mermaid.
And constantly, at the back of her brain, Clara wonders, if my sister is a mermaid, then what am I?
- End Times: The Prophet Emerges
- Gathering Blue (The Giver, Book 2)
- Arielle Immortal Resolve (The Immortal Rapture, Book 8)
- Born to Fly
- High Wizardry (Young Wizards, Book 3) (New Millennium Edition)
Additional resources for 16 Isn't Always Sweet (Kimani Tru)
Coraline’s mother looked in the fridge and found a sad little tomato and a piece of cheese 22 coraline_E 6/11/02 4:18 PM Page 23 with green stuff growing on it. There was only a crust in the bread bin. “I’d better dash down to the shops and get some fish fingers or something,” said her mother. ” “No,” said Coraline. Then she came back and got her purse and car keys and went out again. Coraline was bored. She flipped through a book her mother was reading about native people in a distant country; how every day they would take pieces of white silk and draw on them in wax, then dip the silks in dye, then draw on them more in wax and dye them some more, then boil the wax out in hot water, and then finally, throw the now-beautiful cloths on a fire and burn them to ashes.
Coraline got out of bed. ” The cat yawned, which made its eyes flash green. ” The cat blinked at her, slowly. ” The cat blinked again. Coraline decided that that was indeed a yes. ” The cat stared at her. Then it walked out into the hall. She followed it. It walked the length of the corridor and stopped down at the very end, where a full-length mirror 50 coraline_E 6/11/02 4:18 PM Page 51 hung. The mirror had been, a long time before, the inside of a wardrobe door. It had been hanging there on the wall when they moved in, and, although Coraline’s mother had spoken occasionally of replacing it with something newer, she never had.
In danger? thought Coraline to herself. It sounded exciting. It didn’t sound like a bad thing. Not really. Coraline went back upstairs, her fist closed tightly around her new stone. 19 coraline_E 6/11/02 4:18 PM Page 20 coraline_E 6/11/02 4:18 PM Page 21 III. T sun shone, and Coraline’s mother took her into the nearest large town to buy clothes for school. They dropped her father off at the railway station. He was going into London for the day to see some people. Coraline waved him good-bye. They went to the department store to buy the school clothes.
16 Isn't Always Sweet (Kimani Tru) by Cassandra Carter