Bullying among teens is epidemic. Many teens are harassed on a daily basis by mean text messages (cyberbullying), sexual harassment, verbal teasing, hitting or punching. Some are guilty of harassment without knowing that they are the perpetrators of illegal acts. The statistics are startling: *One-third of teens are harassed at least once a month. *Forty-four percent of middle schoolers report bullying problems. *Six out of ten teens witness bullying every day. This informative book … [Read more...] about Hey, Back Off! Tips for Stopping Teen Harassment by Jennie Withers and Phyllis Hendrickson, M.Ed.
Britain 2099. All human diseases have been eradicated by genetic cleansing, but there are still people who are 'unclean' and locked away in institutions. Travis is one of them, until one day Dr Alexander helps him to escape to a world where nothing makes sense. Travis has powerful seizures which take him and his new friend Demi on a quest through time to seek and destroy Chase, the man he hates. Along the way he has to deal with shocks, surprises, traumas, and death, until at last he ends up on … [Read more...] about Epiworld by Tracey Morait @tmoraitauthor
Sixteen-year-old Sophie Bloom wishes she’d been taught the following: a) Bad boy’s presence (TrOuBlE) + teen girl’s brain (DraMa) = TrAuMa (Highly unstable and very volatile.) b) The Genus Greekulum Godissimus is notable for three traits: 1) awesome abilities, 2) grudges, and 3) hook-ups, break-ups, and in-fighting that puts cable to shame. Prior to the Halloween dance, Sophie figures her worst problems involve adolescent theatrics, bitchy yoga girls, and being on probation at her … [Read more...] about My Ex From Hell (The Blooming Goddess Trilogy Book One) by Tellulah Darling @tellulahdarling
When his dad leaves for a job in New York Ash is left to cope with his drug-addicted, alcoholic mother Rhonda, who decides to move away from the life she hates in Bristol to her home town of Liverpool, taking Ash away from his school, his mates and his gran. Not only does Ash have problems at home with a harassing, demanding mother, he becomes the easy target of a gang of bullies at his new school, the Jessop crew, because he talks with a different accent and wears a hearing aid. Then one day … [Read more...] about Big Brother by Tracey Morait @tmoraitauthor
Entering high school at Foxworth Academy - a school for the ultra smart, athletic, and wealthy - Brett Logan is your typical shy freshman. But that is about to change. For years rumors have circled about what goes on in Mr. Martin's ultra secretive history class, and past students have all kept quiet, leaving Brett to wonder what really goes on. Until now. When class begins, Brett is joined by Ally, who is prettier than his envious girlfriend, in a race against time. What happens next and … [Read more...] about Foxworth Academy by Chris Blewitt
A wallet, a thief, and a brilliant plan--what can possibly go wrong? At least that’s what Stella thinks when she urges Pin Pin to return the stolen wallet—until she gets caught with the goods, that is, and all heaven, hell and whatever’s-in-between breaks loose, forcing the BFFs to hit the road. Tag along with Stella and Pin Pin as they ditch Little Italy for midtown Manhattan, all the while battling archrival Angie Como for the title to SOHO’s Annual Food Drive, their ticket to Regis … [Read more...] about Stella Bellarosa by Julie Krantz @jujube123