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Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeless

Perfect Chemistry It’s senior year for Brittany Ellis, Fairfield High School’s Head Cheerleader and she wants her last year to finish perfect.  But when she finds out her chemistry partner is Alex Fuentes, the bad boy gang member from the wrong side of the tracks, she knows the year is bound to be a deadly chemical reaction – of love.  Can Brittany survive the year and keep her squeaky clean reputation or will her Alex bring her down with his handsome good looks?  Read Simone Elkeless’s Perfect Chemistry, part 1 of the Perfect Chemistry series.

By jperez on March 19, 2012 Categories: Books, Young Adult

Dibujo 1

Dibujo 1

Dibujo 1

¿Quieres aprender a dibujar? Aprenda las bases del dibujo con “Dibujo 1“.  Con este libro, usted puede aprender los principios para dibujar cualquier tema y practicar las técnicas especiales para dar vida a sus dibujos.  Quieres mas………. toma nuestro libro de Caricaturas 1.

By jperez on January 20, 2012 Categories: Books

SpongeBob Laugh ‘n’ Ride

Laugh 'n' ride : a SpongeBob joke book

Laugh 'n' ride : a SpongeBob joke book

 Do you know what a tortoise with a camera is called? Well to find out, you need to read SpongeBob Squarepants Laugh ‘n’ Ride: A SongeBob Joke Book.  Join the entire town of Bikini Bottom as SpongeBob and Patrick take their quest to the Annual Jellyfishing Convention telling their collection of travel-themed jokes.

By jperez on December 20, 2011 Categories: Books

Afrodita : cuentos, recetas y otros afrodisíacos


Como su  título nos dice: cuentos, recetas y otros afrodisíacos son lo que encontraras en este libro de Isabel  Allende. Isabel Allende con ayuda de Carmen Balcells, su madre y Robert Shekter;  aportando “afrodisiacas” recetas y sensuales ilustraciones respectivamente. Nos traen este libro que hombres como mujeres disfrutaran.

By hmarroquin on December 14, 2011 Categories: Adult, Books, Food and Drink, Nonfiction

Feed by M. T. Anderson

Book cover for Feed by M.T. AndersonThe time is the near future and mostly everyone is connected to a constant live Internet feed; from watching online television to video chatting and texting, the Feed is the way to live. Life on the Feed is all fun and games until a computer hacker shuts down the Feed, causing the world of many to be turned upside down. But when Violet’s feed is brutally interrupted, her friend Titus tries to do everything in his power to help get her feed back up and running.  Read or listen to Feed by M.T. Anderson and ask yourself: Is this the future you want?

By jperez on December 2, 2011 Categories: Books, Young Adult

I Spy with My Little Eye by Edward Gibbs

I spy w my little eye What do you spy with you little eye? Do you see a blue whale swimming in the ocean or is it a red fox hiding in the grass? Read I Spy with My Little Eye and discover what animals are peeking through the pages.  This is a great book for children to learn animal names and colors.

By jperez on September 26, 2011 Categories: Books

Sally Goes to the Vet

Sally Sally Goes to the Vet. Sally is playing in her yard when she falls and bumps her head. She is rushed to the vet, where she is examined and treated by the doctor. Children and adults will both appreciate this book’s detailed illustrations, and children may even be inspired to be brave when they go to the doctor.

By jchristen on September 10, 2011 Categories: Books

Mi pequeña enciclopedia Larousse hadas y princesas

¿Qué diferencia hay entre una hada y una princesa?

61tQgs5feiL__SL500_AA300_Hadas y Princesas Mi pequeña enciclopedia Larousse, te ayudara a conocer las diferencias entre ellas, el cómo visten, donde viven, los tipos de hadas y princesas que hay. Disfruta esta encantadora enciclopedia aprendiendo sobre algunos de tus personajes favoritos.

By hmarroquin on August 31, 2011 Categories: Books, Nonfiction, Youth

The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd

The Vast Fields of Ordinary It’s the summer after graduation and Dade Hamilton is dreading his uninteresting life before he is college bound – from a tedious job to a relationship he must keep secret from his friends, Dade immediately finds  himself struggling with life.  To help him with his struggles, Dade meets Alex, a fry cook who hangs with the wrong crowd but becomes the distraction Dade needs.  But with all good things must come to an end.  To find out what happens to Dade in his emotional love triangle, read The Vast Fields of Ordinary.  Grade 9 and up.

By jperez on August 21, 2011 Categories: Books, Fiction, Young Adult

Silver Sparrow

Silver Sparrow

Silver-sparrow Dana is just six years old when her father tells her that she is a secret. Specifically, she and her mother are a secret from her father’s other wife and daughter who live a few miles away. Even as she has to keep a distance from her sister she grows up in her shadow, always having to enroll at a different school and try to avoid her at social events. As the years go on, curiosity gets the better of her and she meets and befriends her sister, in spite of the potentially devastating effects on both families.

By jchristen on July 20, 2011 Categories: Adult, Books, Fiction