Meredith Russo : If I was your girl

On the one hand side Amanda is a girl full of the joys of life on the other hand anxious for hiding here secret that she is a girl who was known to be Andrew in here earlier life. Especially at here new school in a provincial town when she falls in love with Grant...

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Justin Cronin: Der Übergang (The Passage)

„ Ein Kind ist ein Stück Zeit, es ist das Versprechen, das man gibt und von der Welt zurückbekommt. Ein Kind ist die älteste Abmachung zum Weiterleben, die es je gab. ” (ch. 34)

Cheryl Strayed: Wild- A Journey from Lost to Found (Der große Trip)

At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America - from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington state - and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on a map. But it held a promise - a promise of piecing together a life that lay in ruins at her feet. Strayed's account captures the agonies - both mental and physical - of her incredible journey; how it maddened and terrified her, and how, ultimately, it healed her.

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Gae Polisner: The Pull Of Gravity (Der Sog der Schwerkraft)

While Nick Gardner's family is falling apart, his best friend, Scooter, is dying from a freak disease. The Scoot's final wish is that Nick and their quirky classmate, Jaycee Amato, deliver a prized first-edition copy of Of Mice and Men to the Scoot's father. There's just one problem: the Scoot's father walked out years ago and hasn't been heard from since. So, guided by Steinbeck's life lessons, and with only the vaguest of plans, Nick and Jaycee set off to find him.

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