Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus is the answer of the editor Church Francis Pharcellus to the legendary letter of the young girl Virginia O'Hanlon sent to The New York Sun in 1897. The girl had doubts whether Santa really exists. Church very thoroughly convinces her that there are innumerable "wonders unseen and unseeable in the world" and that Santa Claus is real. The author makes the reader of any age believe in miracles of Cristmas by creating the atmosphere of a fairy-tale.
A series of sketches by an American sports columnist, topical satirist and short story writer, Ringgold Wilmer Lardner.
While working for the Chicago Tribune in 1914, Lardner began writing a series of illiterate letters between a baseball pitcher and his wife. The book, they compiled, “You Know Me, Al” was enormously popular after the publication in 1916, being a landmark in American sports fiction. Instead of adoration of sports heroes, which commonly took place in literature, Lardner introduced them with a note of skepticism.
We're the D'Artigo sisters: half-human, half-Fae, we're sexy, we're savvy and we just turned in our badges to the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. My sister Camille is a wicked good witch. Delilah's a werecat and blossoming Death Maiden. And as for me? I'm Menolly, acrobat extraordinaire turned vampire. But being a vamp isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when the Godfather of all vampires decides to play Prince Charming...
This gutsy collection of 15 original short stories compiled by bestselling author Tamora Pierce and anthologist-author Josepha Sherman answers this question with thought, heart, a lot of variety, and an occasional wink. Contributors include some of today’s most-beloved fantasy and sciencefiction authors: Tamora Pierce, Holly Black, Pamela Service, Margaret Mahy, Bruce Holland Rogers, Mike Resnick, Brent Hartinger, and more.
"Your Forces And How to Use Them volume 1" is written by legendary author Christian D. Larson. This book is considered to be one of the bestselling in the world. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. The author describes various approaches to getting what you want, using metaphysical forces to your advantage. "Your Forces And How to Use Them volume 1" is recommended for everyone who enjoy reading gems of a classic literature. "Your Forces And How to Use Them volume 1" would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
This book shows intelligent ways of using our energies and forces. Already evidence is coming in from all sources, revealing results that frequently border upon the extraordinary. People can do much more with their life than they used to think; they can call into action, and successfully apply, far more ability, energy, and worth than his forefathers ever imagined. The aim of this book is not only to discuss human’s greater powers and possibilities, but also to present practical methods through which they may be applied, and to support as many as possible to study and apply these greater powers within them so that they may not only become greater and richer and more worthy as individuals, but may also become the forerunners of that higher and more wonderful race of which we all have so fondly dreamed.
Ava Markham is beautiful, savvy, chic, and more at home with Kate Spade than with the idea of fangs and fur. She can't get quite used to the fact that some of closest friends have crossed over to the Other side. Then one night she is attacked by a rogue vampire, and her deepest fears are realized when her body begins a dangerous transformation from human to immortal - a change she cannot survive without the help of an alluring stranger who comes to her rescue.
Feud leads us to act recklessly. If somebody will upset of hurt some of your loved one, you become an animal and have only one goal: punish the guilty. If someone hurts your sister and you’re any kind of man, you seek revenge, right? If your brother’s accused of a terrible crime but says he didn’t do it, you defend him, don’t you? When Mikey’s sister claims a boy assaulted her, his world begins to fall apart. When Ellie’s brother is charged with the offence, her world begins to unravel. When Mikey and Ellie meet, two worlds collide. This is a brave and unflinching novel from the bestselling author of Before I Die. It’s a book about loyalty and the choices that come with it. But above all it’s a book about love.