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|Author||: Colleen Hoover|
|Editor||: Montlake Romance|
"When Leeds meets Layla, he's convinced he'll spend the rest of his life with her--until an unexpected attack leaves Layla fighting for her life. After weeks in the hospital, Layla recovers physically, but the emotional and mental scarring has altered the woman Leeds fell in love with. In order to put their relationship back on track, Leeds whisks Layla away to the bed-and-breakfast where they first met. Once they arrive, Layla's behavior takes a bizarre turn. And that's just one of many inexplicable occurrences."--
|Author||: Sabrina Mahfouz|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
Respect women, respect girls. Respect yourselves. Remember you are everyone who's gone before you and you are nobody that has ever been, so make it count, make it special, make a difference, make people listen, love the women who have loved you and watch us make the world move to a better place. For Layla, every day is a battleground. The pay gap, the thigh gap, over-sexed pop and selfies that are photoshopped – they're just part of the world she lives in. But that world is about to change. While breaking out of her bedroom – and with drama, comedy, poetry and music as her weapons – Layla breaks down and makes sense of the realities, difficulties and absurdities of teenage life in the UK today. Collected from a bespoke national survey, the voices of a thousand UK teens are brought to life in Layla. Their ambitions, concerns, role-models and regrets are woven together by award-winning Sabrina Mahfouz and theatre company Theatre Centre, offering a hard-hitting, yet hopeful, story. Layla's Room received its world premiere at Redbridge Drama Centre on 15 September 2016 in a production by Theatre Centre. It is ideal for students and young performers between 16 and 18 years old.
|Author||: Laura Panks|
|Editor||: Trafford Publishing|
Love is a lot of different things. A lover is not the same as a brother and an angels not the same as a vampire, is it? When her familys murderers ransack her home, Layla Rensetti, teenage vampire and donec , flees with her scientific genius of a brother, Ragner. Heartbroken from the loss of her lover, she is dragged into a marriage with the dangerous vampire prince Vladimir Dragonsweed. But the disturbed royal is Ragners worst nightmare, tearing at his dreams of finding his lost brother Nicolai. Forbidden to leave their new home, the twins and distraught young prince run into secrets, lies, and missing answers at every turn. Why did their father never complete his lifelong project, what really happened to Nicolai that fateful night, and who exactly is Nick Renz?
|Author||: Charlaine Harris|
|Editor||: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.|
Author of the books that inspired True Blood on HBO and Midnight, Texas on NBC Two to Tango. Featuring characters who also appeared in All Together Dead, this exclusive double issue includes two novellas by #1 bestselling author, Charlaine Harris: Dancers in the Dark, and her brand new novella, Layla Steps Up. In Dancers in the Dark, a young woman on the run from a violent stalker finds protection--and temptation--in the arms of a brooding centuries-old vampire. In Layla Steps Up, a fragile new vampire must finally face and embrace her immortal powers in order to save her maker from an ex-lover with a taste for torture. Blending supernatural suspense and sizzling seduction, the two intertwined stories in this collection will be sure to please fans of Charlaine Harris’s #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse vampire series and its HBO television adaptation, True Blood.
|Author||: J.C Servant|
Once upon a time, twins Lottie and Layla lived on an island called Puah. Lottie was an active and strong boy who loved to play football and go swimming with his friends. Layla was the opposite. She was a quiet girl, with a pretty voice, and she loved singing. The twins enjoyed exploring the world around them. The Adventures of Lottie and Layla, a series of stories by author J.C. Servant, follows the curious twins as they interact with adults, children, and the world in a kind and considerate way, offering examples of good role models. This picture book for children helps parents turn everyday conversations with kids into an opportunity to teach basic social skills.
|Author||: Fawzia Assaad|
|Editor||: Red Sea Press(NJ)|
This is a fascinating story of the Egyptian revolution and the rise of Nassar, the formation of the state of Israel and the Israeli-Palistenian conflict, seen through the life and mind of a young Egyptian Coptic woman, starting with the riveting narrative of her childhood in the world of the Coptic community of Cairo. We are witness to its customs, stories, food, music, religious rites, its mysteries; the desire of its women, and indeed, of the Egyptian woman, for emancipation, and their form of feminism. Assaad's novel is neither didactic nor tendentious; rather, in reading it, we may develop some understanding of daily life, and the politics of the Middle East as seen through Arab eyes, both Moslem and Coptic. Although originally published twenty-eight years ago, it remains a novel with distinct current relevance, and it has had success through both its Hebrew and Arab translations.
|Author||: Layla F. Saad|
|Editor||: Sourcebooks, Inc.|
The New York Times and USA Today bestseller! This eye-opening book challenges you to do the essential work of unpacking your biases, and helps white people take action and dismantle the privilege within themselves so that you can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too. "Layla Saad is one of the most important and valuable teachers we have right now on the subject of white supremacy and racial injustice."—New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert Based on the viral Instagram challenge that captivated participants worldwide, Me and White Supremacy takes readers on a 28-day journey, complete with journal prompts, to do the necessary and vital work that can ultimately lead to improving race relations. Updated and expanded from the original workbook (downloaded by nearly 100,000 people), this critical text helps you take the work deeper by adding more historical and cultural contexts, sharing moving stories and anecdotes, and including expanded definitions, examples, and further resources, giving you the language to understand racism, and to dismantle your own biases, whether you are using the book on your own, with a book club, or looking to start family activism in your own home. This book will walk you step-by-step through the work of examining: Examining your own white privilege What allyship really means Anti-blackness, racial stereotypes, and cultural appropriation Changing the way that you view and respond to race How to continue the work to create social change Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change. For readers of White Fragility, White Rage, So You Want To Talk About Race, The New Jim Crow, How to Be an Anti-Racist and more who are ready to closely examine their own beliefs and biases and do the work it will take to create social change. "Layla Saad moves her readers from their heads into their hearts, and ultimately, into their practice. We won't end white supremacy through an intellectual understanding alone; we must put that understanding into action."—Robin DiAngelo, author of New York Times bestseller White Fragility
|Author||: Julie Sykes|
|Editor||: Random House Books for Young Readers|
Layla must overcome her cautious nature and take her unicorn Dancer on a dangerous ride to find a cure for the trees dying around Sparkle Lake.
|Author||: Niẓāmī Ganjavī,Nizami|
|Editor||: Omega Publications (NY)|
The story of Layla and Majnun is the classic Islamic story of doomed love. The young Bedouin poet Qays fell in love with Layla, a woman of his own tribe, and wrote her many celebrated love poems. When his father forbade the marriage, Qays went mad and began to wander the desert (Majnun is Arabic for 'madman'). Five centuries later, the Persian author Nezami wrote what is generally regarded as the finest version of their story, presented here in a new English translation.
|Author||: Yassmin Abdel-Magied|
|Editor||: Penguin UK|
Layla's mind goes a million miles a minute, so does her mouth - unfortunately her better judgement can take a while to catch up! Even though she believes she was justified for standing up for herself, a suspension certainly isn't the way she would have wished to begin her time at her fancy new secondary school. Despite the setback, Layla's determined to prove that she does deserve her scholarship by setting her sights on winning the big robotics competition. But where to begin? You Must Be Layla is jam-packed with heart and humour, touching on the migrant experience whilst exploring thought-provoking themes relevant to all teens, and introducing Yassmin Abdel-Magied as a brilliant new voice in children's writing.
|Author||: Vicky Fang|
|Editor||: Scholastic Inc.|
Layla and the Bots are building a SWEET new invention! Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Blossom Valley is opening a new community center! But they need to generate buzz for the grand opening. Layla and the Bots know how to help: they will build a cupcake machine for the party! But will their invention be a piece of cake... or a recipe for disaster? With full-color artwork on every page, speech bubbles throughout, and a fun DIY activity that readers can try at home, this early chapter book series brings kid-friendly STEAM topics to young readers!
|Author||: Yassmin Abdel-Magied|
|Editor||: Random House Australia|
Exploring the diaspora experience, race, politics and identity, Listen, Layla by Yassmin Abdel-Magied is an own voices novel for young readers, which bursts with passion, humour and truth. Layla has ended the school year on a high and can't wait to spend the holidays hanging out with her friends and designing a prize-winning Grand Designs Tourismo invention. But Layla's plans are interrupted when her grandmother in Sudan falls ill and the family rush to be with her. The last time Layla went to Sudan she was only a young child. Now she feels torn between her Sudanese and Australian identities. As political tensions in Sudan erupt, so too do tensions between Layla and her family. Layla is determined not to lose her place in the invention team, but will she go against her parents' wishes? What would a Kandaka do?
|Author||: Céline Keating|
"Layla is the story of a young woman whose journey forward is through the past. In the 1960s, Laylas parents were protesting the Vietnam War. Students were burning draft cards. Thousands were marching on Washington. The Weather Underground was taking things furthermaking statements, making bombs. Now its 2005, her mother has died, and her legacy to Layla is an envelope of enigmatic letters and instructions for a cross-country journey that will be as disorienting as a '60s acid trip."--From the author's website.
|Editor||: Kings Road Publishing|
Writing nearly 1000 years ago, Nizami captures the lightness of heart that falling in love can bring, the thrill of shared affection, the sorrows of separation, the pains of jealousy and the grief that comes with loss. Nizami inspired rock star, Eric Clapton, to write his song "Layla".
|Author||: Meg Elison|
A neglected girl's chaotic coming-of-age becomes a trending new hashtag in a novel about growing up and getting away by an award-winning author. Underprivileged and keenly self-aware, SoCal fourteen-year-old Layla Bailey isn't used to being noticed. Except by mean girls who tweet about her ragged appearance. All she wants to do is indulge in her love of science, protect her vulnerable younger brother, and steer clear of her unstable mother. Then a school competition calls for a biome. Layla chooses her own home, a hostile ecosystem of indoor fungi and secret shame. With a borrowed video camera, she captures it all. The mushrooms growing in her brother's dresser. The black mold blooming up the apartment walls. The unmentionable things living in the dead fridge. All the inevitable exotic toxins that are Layla's life. Then the video goes viral. When Child Protective Services comes to call, Layla loses her family and her home. Defiant, she must face her bullies and friends alike, on her own. Unafraid at last of being seen, Layla accepts the mortifying reality of visibility. Now she has to figure out how to stay whole and stand behind the truth she has shown the world.
|Author||: Derek and the Dominos (Musical group)|
|Editor||: Hal Leonard Corporation|
(Guitar Recorded Versions). Includes all of the songs from the original recording as remastered on the Special 20th Anniversary Edition. All of Eric Clapton and Duane Allman's guitar parts included! Songs: Anyday * Bell Bottom Blues * Have You Ever Loved a Woman * I Am Yours * I Looked Away * It's Too Late * Keep on Growing * Key to the Highway * Layla * Little Wing * Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out * Tell the Truth * Thorn Tree in the Garden * Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?
|Author||: Dottie Blair|
|Editor||: Lulu Press, Inc|
Layla and Mystic the Magical Unicorn is a cheerful, mystical, magical children's story about a unicorn that helps a young... More > handicapped child learn to play and expeirience all the fun in life like all others.
|Author||: Lisa Zarkin McHugh|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
Layla Bali is an eleven year-old girl who sees things that others don’t. She knows that there are unexplained dangers in this world. When Layla’s dog, Molly, goes missing, Layla’s search for her leads her into strange new lands. Layla awakens to a noise in the middle of the night and meets Jasmine, a black cat from the land of Baismal. Layla can speak to Jasmine, and the two are transported to Baismal through a staircase of fire. Malkolm, the evil ruler of Baismal, kidnapped Molly. He wants revenge for the death of his family, but he does not know his family’s true fate. Layla and Jasmine must save Molly and end Malkolm’s reign of terror. When Layla accidentally transforms Jasmine from a housecat into a great black panther, she discovers that her words have magical power. Jasmine and Layla meet friends and enemies in their search for Molly, but many of the people Layla meets look like people she knew at home in the Middle Land. Even Kaleb, an attractive boy her age, looks very much like the boy she likes back home. Kaleb accompanies Layla and Jasmine as they continue their journey. In the dungeon of Malkolm’s castle, Layla, Jasmine, and Kaleb confront Malkolm and rescue many kidnapped animals—including Molly. They escape into the land of Atticalli, ruled by the good and powerful Lord Gani. Layla learns that the three lands are connected, and there may be a link between the people she met in Baismal and her friends back home. She herself is the reincarnation of Princess Lelanie—Lord Gani’s best friend. Malkolm tracks Layla to Atticalli where he attacks her and her friends. Lord Gani saves them, and Malkolm is defeated, but Malkolm still has a doppelgänger somewhere in the Middle Land. Until his doppelgänger is found, Malkolm may return to power. Lord Gani returns Layla and Molly to the Middle Land to search for Malkolm’s doppelgänger. Layla awakens in her bed with Molly safely home. Visiting her friends, she realizes that something isn’t right, and she needs to figure out the truth about the people around her and the dream she has just had.