Named a "Best Book of 2015" by Bustle, Book Riot, Chicago Public Library, Quill and Quire, and the B&N Teen Blog! The sheriff's son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town, the truth about him has cost her everything-friends, family, and her community. Branded a liar and bullied relentlessly by a group of kids she used to hang out with, Romy's only refuge is the diner where she works outside of town. No one knows her name or her past there; she can finally be anonymous. But when a girl with ties to both Romy and Kellan goes missing after a party, and news of him assaulting another girl in a town close by gets out, Romy must decide whether she wants to fight or carry the burden of knowing more girls could get hurt if she doesn't speak up. Nobody believed her the first time-and they certainly won't now-but the cost of her silence might be more than she can bear. With a shocking conclusion and writing that will absolutely knock you out, Courtney Summers' new novel All the Rage examines the shame and silence inflicted upon young women in a culture that refuses to protect them.
Much to the chagrin of his girlfriend, Gia, Repairman Jack doesn't deal with electronic appliances—he fixes situations for people, situations that usually involve putting himself in deadly danger. His latest project is recovering a stolen necklace, which carries with it an ancient curse that may unleash a horde of Bengali demons. Jack is used to danger, but this time Gia's daughter Vicky is threatened. Can Jack overcome the curse of the yellow necklace and bring Vicky safely back home? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
From the bestselling author of Sadie, Courtney Summers' All the Rage is a powerful novel about a teenage girl who stays strong and speaks up. 'The footsteps stop but the birds are still singing, singing about a girl who wakes up on a dirt road and doesn't know what happened to her the night before . . .' Romy Grey wears her lipstick like armour, ever since the night she was raped by Kellan Turner, the sheriff's son. Romy refuses to be a victim, but speaking up has cost her everything. No one wants to believe Kellan is not the golden boy they thought he was, and Romy has given up trying to make herself heard. But when another girl goes missing after a party, Romy must decide whether the cost of her silence might be more than she can bear.
THE FIRST GIRL CAME BACK. THE NEXT MIGHT NOT BE SO LUCKY. 'A real gripper of a read' Peter James 'Masterful, engrossing, twisty' Rosamund Lupton 'All the Rage cements Cara Hunter's place as one of our most exciting crime writers' John Marrs _________________________________ A girl is taken from the streets of Oxford. But it's unlike any abduction DI Fawley's seen before . . . Faith Appleford was attacked, a plastic bag tied over her head, taken to an isolated location . . . and then, by some miracle, she escaped. What's more, when DC Erica Somer interviews Faith, she quickly becomes convinced that Faith knows who her abductor is. Yet Faith refuses to press charges. Without more evidence, it's looking like the police may have to drop the case. But what happens if Faith's attacker strikes again? ___________________________________ WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT CARA HUNTER 'Twist follows twist at a breathtaking pace' Daily Mail 'Fantastic...my favourite series ever!' Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door 'This is the fourth book in the Adam Fawley series but it can be read as a stand-alone. However, I guarantee that once you've read this, if you haven't already read the previous ones, it'll be the first job on your to-do list! I loved this book, I couldn't guess the ending and the twist made me gasp' Joanne, Netgalley 'Fast paced and a fantastic cast of characters. Kept me guessing to the end - and I loved the final reveal' Fiona Barton, author of The Widow 'Cara writes with an intelligent vivacity. You can almost hear her characters breathing from the page' Jane Corry, author of I Looked Away 'Best book I've read all year. Clever plot, interesting characters and extremely well written. I read this in one go. I just did not want to put it down' Sharon, Netgalley 'Cancel everything. You're not going anywhere until you finish reading this' Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake 'Utterly compelling' Nicci French, author of The Lying Room 'A top-notch psychological thriller' JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before 'This case covers some current issues and they're handled very sensitively and with care. Cara Hunter is a talented writer and I highly recommend this series and this book' Ceecee, Netgalley 'I was totally gripped and terrified!' Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty 'This was my first ever read of a DI Adam Fawley novel and it most certainly won't be my last. Cleverly constructed and compelling to the very end. I loved it' Lesley Kara, author of The Rumour 'My first Cara Hunter book and wow what an experience it was! Completely sucked in from the start, would highly recommend and now off to download more of her books! Easy massive 5 stars!' Tracie-Louise, Netgalley 'The most gripping book I've read in ages' Karen Perry, author of Can You Keep A Secret? 'Yet another masterpiece of crime writing from Cara Hunter - all hail the new queen of all things crime' Penny, Netgalley 'Hunter has rejuvenated the form with a wealth of details while making some cogent points about societal problems' Financial Times
"A moving and surprisingly funny memoir about finding the right balance between anger and compassion "Why aren't you angry?" people often asked Martin Moran after he told his story of how he came to forgive the man who sexually abused him as a boy. At first, the question annoyed him. Then, it began to haunt him. Why didn't he have more anger? Why had he never sought redress for the crime committed against him? Was he just plain frightened of his own hidden fury? Was he not man enough? And what exactly is rage anyway? What purpose does it serve in our lives? Moran did the only thing he could do to try to reconcile these seemingly irreconcilable questions: he began to set it all down. With humility, humor, and masterful storytelling, he takes us on a journey from Colorado to New York to Johannesburg, jumping from dream to memory to fact. He finds himself in a wild confrontation with his fuming stepmother, in a room translating the details of an asylum seeker's torture, in an S&M dungeon with a group of sex therapists, and lost in Africa with a guide who can't read maps. Based on a one-man play that the New Yorker called "brilliant, funny, and touching," All the Rage is a quest to find where rage meets compassion, and where justice meets mercy"--
Who needs Hope when you can have Rage... I'm a girl. I'm nineteen. And I'm a killer. This life is all I know. It's all I want to know. Until him. It all changes when an ordinary boy becomes my next target. And my first love. I have to choose. The only life I've ever known has to die, or he does. Either way, I'll be the one pulling the trigger... All the Rage is a STANDALONE.
Anger. For all of us, it’s a familiar feeling—jaw clenching, face flushing, hands shaking. We feel it for rational and irrational reasons, on a personal and on a global level. If we know how to handle our anger skillfully, it is an effective tool for helping us recognize that a situation needs to change and for providing the energy to create that change. Yet more often anger is destructive—and in its grip we hurt ourselves and those around us. In recent years scientists have discovered that mindfulness practice can reduce stress, improve mood, and enhance our sense of well-being. It also offers us a way of dealing with strong emotions, like anger. This anthology offers a Buddhist perspective on how we can better work with anger and ultimately transform it into compassion, with insight and practices from a variety of contributors, including Thich Nhat Hanh, Sharon Salzberg, Sylvia Boorstein, Carolyn Gimian, Tara Bennett-Goleman, Pat Enkyo O’Hara, Jules Shuzen Harris, Christina Feldman, Mark Epstein, Ezra Bayda, Judith Toy, Noah Levine, Judy Lief, Norman Fischer, Jack Kornfield, Stan Goldberg, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Dzigar Kongtrül, and many others.
It's 1981, and the nation is going Eurovision-crazy. A young band, Things Fall Apart, are the British hopefuls with their catchy hit, Let's Be Famous. Despite an energetic performance involving spangly silver jumpsuits and monstrous slingbacks, Europe is unimpressed. Null points to the UK. But the band don't let go of their dream, and they persevere to become one of the most famous boy-girl pop acts of the eighties. And during their glory days they sample the cultural highlights of the decade: gunk-tanks, puffer skirts, shoulder pads, slightly sinister furry hand-puppets... Living and working together 24-7, it's little wonder that love soom blossoms in the band; and little wonder that the cracks eventually begin to show. From their innocent early days to the their ugly last fight in the Blue Peter Garden, this is the story of a pop group - warts and all. From love and loss to bangles and boob-tubes, All the Rage is required reading for anyone who still remembers the decade that taste forgot.
Journalist turned psychologist Darcy Lockman offers a bracing look at the most pernicious problem facing modern parents—how egalitarian relationships become traditional ones when children are introduced into the household. In an era of seemingly unprecedented feminist activism, enlightenment, and change, data shows that one area of gender inequality stubbornly persists: the disproportionate amount of parental work that falls on women, no matter their background, class, or professional status. All the Rage investigates the cause of this pervasive inequity to answer why, in households where both parents work fulltime and agree that tasks should be equally shared, mothers’ household management, mental labor, and childcare contributions still outweigh fathers’. How, in a culture that pays lip service to women’s equality and lauds the benefits of father involvement—benefits that extend far beyond the well-being of the kids themselves—can a commitment to fairness in marriage melt away upon the arrival of children? Counting on male partners who will share the burden, women today have been left with what political scientists call unfulfilled, rising expectations. Historically these disappointed expectations lie at the heart of revolutions, insurgencies, and civil unrest. If so many couples are living this way, and so many women are angered or just exhausted by it, why do we remain so stuck? Where is our revolution, our insurgency, our civil unrest? Darcy Lockman drills deep to find answers, exploring how the feminist promise of true domestic partnership almost never, in fact, comes to pass. Starting with her own marriage as a ground zero case study, she moves outward, chronicling the experiences of a diverse cross-section of women raising children with men; visiting new mothers’ groups and pioneering co-parenting specialists; and interviewing experts across academic fields, from gender studies professors and anthropologists to neuroscientists and primatologists. Lockman identifies three tenets that have upheld the cultural gender division of labor and peels back the ways in which both men and women unintentionally perpetuate old norms. If we can all agree that equal pay for equal work should be a given, can the same apply to unpaid work? Can justice finally come home?
A dozen stories: a dozen ways of looking at love, or the lack of love. Over five previous collections, A. L. Kennedy has shown herself to be a master of the short form, with a perfect way with sentences and a voice so distinct as to be instantly recognizable. Here, as before, lies the battlefield of the heart, where characters who have suffered disaffection, alienation, or emotional damage somehow emerge -- haltingly, awkwardly -- into the astonishment of intimacy. And here, too, are the ones who will not shake off the hurt and the loss, who will not come through. The extraordinary title story takes place on a railway platform, with a couple waiting for a train that never comes, and opens out into the husband's shocking admission of years of deceit, and a devastating portrait of a failed marriage, a failed man. Another story shows a woman who is, in every sense, lost and who finds herself -- to her bewilderment and alarm -- walking the aisles of a sex emporium holding an electric penis. There is great compassion in Kennedy's stories, and deep, dark humour, but also a stronger sense than ever before that emotional paralysis can be loosened -- that an impossibly uncomfortable lunch, say, between two apparent strangers, can culminate in a passionate kiss. "You do not know this man. He is practically a stranger. Only he's not."
Ian McLagan was the keyboard player with the Small Faces and Faces, then went on as a backing player with the Rolling Stones. This book looks at his 30 years in the rock'n'roll business, telling of his times with rock icons such as Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger and Keith Richard.
Repairman Jack is back and finds himself fighting against the makers and sellers of a dangerous new street drug called Beserk. The drug brings out the user's most aggressive behavior, and is capable of sending the user into a mindless, destructive rage. Jack discovers the drug comes from a surprising source--one that may have deadly effects on Jack's life and the lives of those he cares about.
A Canadian playwright's rise to fame amid the terrors of the AIDS era. Brad Fraser suffered an impoverished and abusive childhood, living with his teenage parents in motel rooms and shacks on the side of the highway in Alberta and Northern British Columbia. He grew to be one of the most celebrated, and controversial, Canadian playwrights, his work produced to acclaim all over the world. All the Rage chronicles Brad Fraser's rise as he breaks with his past and enrolls as a performing arts student. He is pulled into the newly developing Canadian theatre scene, where he shows great promise. But his early career is one of challenge after challenge, some of which result from his upbringing and prejudice against his queerness. But just as many challenges arise from his combative personality and willingness to challenge the establishment. Few Canadian artists have been as abrasive, notorious and polarizing as Fraser was in his youth. Woven through this tale of artistic development is his journey as a queer man coming into himself during the most exhilarating period in the Gay Liberation Movement, and the dawn of a global health crisis. What should have been a triumphant time in a young, successful playwright's life was blighted with the terrifying emergence of AIDS, and the sickness and death of comrades and lovers. This is both the story of an artist's evolution and an important work of gay history that has rarely been recounted from a Canadian perspective. Written with Fraser's trademark wit and candour, All the Rage is unsparing, sometimes shocking and always enthralling.
THE STORY: A blood-splattered body lies on the living room carpet at the start of ALL THE RAGE. By the end of this examination of our culture of violence, eleven characters have been killed, sent to prison or gone mad. Yes, ALL THE RAGE is a comedy
A teenage girl is found wandering the outskirts of Oxford, dazed and distressed. The story she tells is terrifying. Yet she refuses to press charges. DI Fawley investigates, but there's little he can do without the girl's co-operation. Is she hiding something, and if so, what?
In All the Rage, sam sax turns the poetry of observation into weapon of prayer and resurrection. Here is the eroticism and anger of bearing witness. Here the dead walk again, sometimes right over us, sometimes right through us. Here are open wounds wet with the spit of old lovers and old versions of ourselves, raw, hungry, and unwilling to let us forget what we've seen.
A new collection of poems by award-winning poet and performer Rosamond S. King that conceptualizes multiple realities of state violence and racism, the speculative landscape of the slaughterhouse, and the persistence of black desire, resistance, and joy--even in the midst of harm, fear, and death.
From the public outing of Ellen DeGeneres and the success of Will and Grace to the vicious murder of Matthew Shepard, recent years have seen gay lives and images move onto the center stage of American public life. In this incisive and authoritative guide to the new gay visibility, Suzanna Danuta Walters argues that we now live in a time when gays are seen, but not necessarily known. Taking on the common wisdom that equates visibility with full integration, All the Rage maps the terrain on which gays are accepted as witty film accessories and sassy sitcom stars yet denied full citizenship.
Here are the latest, greatest, and last of the daily and Sunday strips; banned comics that have never been seen before, with Aaron McGruder's commentary on them; and interviews and profiles of the man behind the rage. All the Rage is a must for any true Boondocks fan.