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In 1982 in a southern city, David and Sarah, two freshmen at a highly competitive performing arts high school, thrive alongside their school peers in a rarified bubble, ambitiously devoting themselves to their studies--;to music, to movement, to Shakespeare and, particularly, to classes taught by the magnetic acting teacher Mr. Kingsley. It is here in these halls that David and Sarah fall innocently and powerfully into first love. And also where,...
Tired of playing it safe, nurse Mallory Quinn sets her sights on Ty Garrison, the mysterious new guy in town who has made it quite clear that he's just passing through, but when their explosive affair turns into something more, these unlikely lovers must make a difficult decision.
Janine Brown of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is this year's lucky winner of a brand-new, fully loaded dream home! Problem is, which Janine Brown? Janine "Janey" Brown is at first reluctant to give up the safety and sanctity she finds in her tiny kitchen. Across town, Janine "Nean" Brown knows that this house promises an escape from the latest in her revolving door of crappy jobs and drunk boyfriends. Both Janine Browns head for Christmas Cove, Maine, to claim...
Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy and noisy. Downstairs lives Mr. Hagerty, who is quiet. Khalil and Mr. Hagerty don't appear to have a lot in common, but hot summer days have a way of bringing people together. As Khalil looks for buried treasure in the yard, Mr. Hagerty tends to his garden. Both help each other navigate language - whether it be learning new words or remembering those seemingly forgotten....