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Ryan Higa’s How to Write Good

Ryan Higa
Authors:
Ryan Higa

An unconventional, irreverent, yet heartfelt memoir by Ryan Higa, one of the top creators on YouTube. With pictures! And illustrations! And, y'know, words.I know you're used to seeing me on the Internet, but here I am, coming at you in book form. You might be asking yourself, A book? You? Why? Listen, I'm as surprised about it as you are. But I have a story to tell that I believe will help inspire people who are going through tough times. And I couldn't be the only YouTuber without a book, could I?This is the story of how I went from being a relatively happy kids to being depressed and angry and filled with dark thoughts. This is also the story of how I found my way to a happier life. But wait, there's more! You're not only getting my story but you'll also learn to write well, from a college dropout who struggled in basic-level English classes and still became a legit, Best Sailing Author. (That wasn't a typo. I plan to buy a boat one day...but probably not anytime soon. This book might not cell good.)

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Ginger McFlea Will Not Clean Her Teeth

Lee Fox, Mitch Vane
Contributors:
Lee Fox, Mitch Vane

Ginger McFlea, twin sister of Jasper (of JASPER McFLEA WILL NOT EAT HIS TEA! fame) makes her debut in this witty, accessibly written picture book, with vibrant, friendly illustrations that make cleaning your teeth seem more appealing to the most reluctant of toddlers.While her brother Jasper loves using his toothbrush, Ginger gives hers to her pet turtle. But when the dentist warns her the Tooth Fairy doesn't accept rotten teeth, Ginger changes her habits quick-smart!More information and teachers' guide available at www.jaspermcflea.com.au/

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Fairy Tail Ending: A School Story

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

The sixth fableous book in Suzanne Selfors' Ever After High: A School Story series. Meeshell is not an ordinary mermaid princess; she knows that someday, when she is older, she will leave her sea kingdom and live happily ever after on land with her prince. The thought of living on land is thrilling but also nerve-racking. Meeshell is glad she has years to prepare! But there is a change in the tides, and now Meeshell will start attending Ever After High. She has almost no time to do all of her preparing and planning. Can Meeshell fit in at Ever After High, or will she stand out like a fish out of water?© 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.

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Truth or Hair

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

The fifth hexciting book in Suzanne Selfors' Ever After High: A School Story series. Holly and Poppy O'Hair are twins, but it's always been easy to tell these sisters apart. Because she is destined to be the next Rapunzel, Holly has always had the longest locks at Ever After High, while Poppy, whose fairytale destiny is up in the air, wears her hair short to express her individuality. But when Poppy's hair begins growing longer and longer, while Holly's hair gets shorter and shorter, it seems as if the sisters might have to reveal the secret they've been keeping about their destinies. Can they turn this bad hair day around, or will their fairytale ending be a fairy-fail?

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Medusa's Curse

A J Hunter, James de la Rue
Contributors:
A J Hunter, James de la Rue

Do you DARE gaze upon Medusa?When geology-mad Sam goes to stay with her American cousin, Trey, neither of them have any idea what adventures they're about to unleash. They bring together two pieces of The Heart of Light and -whoosh! - they're thrown back into Ancient Greece, where angry harpies and satyrs live. That's not all - they've been set the challenge of saving the world from destruction. But first, they need to rescue an enchanted fragment of The Warrior's Shield, protected by a deadly mythical creature. How will they survive a venomous encounter with Medusa...?

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Once Upon a Pet

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

More fun from the world of Ever After High! This story collection features tales about the lovable and one-of-a-kind pets of your favourite characters.The collection includes: Duchess Swan and the Next Top Bird: A Little Pirouette StoryLizzie Hearts and the Hedgehog's Hexcellent Adventure: A Little Shuffle StoryGinger Breadhouse and the Candy Fish Wish: A Little Jelly StoryHopper Croakington II and the Princely Present: A Little Drake StoryDexter Charming and the Trouble with Jackalopes: A Little Mr. Cottonhorn StoryDarling Charming and the Horse of a Different Color: A Little Sir Gallopad StoryPLUS, two brand-new short stories! These stories by Suzanne Selfors have previously been published as digital shorts - this collection brings them together in print for the first time.

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Monster High: Boo York, Boo York

Perdita Finn
Authors:
Perdita Finn

It's fright lights, big city when the Monster High ghouls head to Boo York. Cleo de Nile is invited to attend a fancy gala celebrating the return of a magical comet and, of course, she brings along her beast friends. But their trip isn't all fun and frightseeing because Nefera, Cleo's sister, uses the comet's powers for her own spooktacularly sneaky plans. Can the monsters unwrap the mystery of the comet in time to stop Nefera? Find out in Monster High: Boo York, Boo York! This fangtsastic book is based on the first-ever Monster High movie musical, featuring eight original songs. Contains eight pages of full-colour images in addition to the story. Don't miss the other books based on Monster High movies: Haunted, Freaky Fusion and Frights, Camera, Action!

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Hero Training

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

An exciting new activity format lets readers rewrite the story.Enrol in Hero Training class with Dexter and Daring Charming, and write your own destiny! If you were preparing to be a professional rescuer, what skills would you need to learn? What if princesses were allowed to joust? Flip the script in this hexcellent activity book!Companion to the novel A Semi-Charming Kind of Life!

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Science and Sorcery

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

Enroll in Professor Rumpelstiltskin's Science and Sorcery class at Ever After High! Join Ginger Breadhouse and create your own destiny. Think up your own MirrorCast show, invent some new recipes, and rewrite Hopper Croakington II's story in this fun activity hextbook! A companion to Suzanne Selfors' novel Ever After High: Kiss and Spell

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Ever After High: Hopper Croakington II and the Princely Present (A Little Drake Story)

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Kiss and Spell. At Ever After High, Hopper Croakington II has a hopeless crush on Briar Beauty, but whenever he tries to talk to her he turns into a frog! When it's Briar's birthday, Hopper wants to give her a completely unique present -- he doesn't know what to do until he meets a little dragonfly with a fiery talent. Read this original short story about how Hopper got his pet dragonfly, Drake.

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Kiss and Spell

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors
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Next Top Villain

Suzanne Selfors
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors

A brand-new series of school stories from the world of Ever After High.Duchess Swan and Lizzie Hearts are roommates at Ever After High. While their personalities are very different, they bond over not quite fitting in with the other Royals. Lizzie, however, has one thing that Duchess doesn't: a happily-ever-after at the end of her story. While Lizzie and the other princesses train for the day when they will rule their kingdoms, Duchess is torn between her role as the perfect, dutiful princess and her rebellious ambition to be a queen. When both girls are selected to attend General Villainy class, Duchess sees an opportunity to be a rebel while following the rules. But can she play a prank on her roomie to ace the class? Find out if Duchess' desire to change her destiny will make her Ever After High's Next Top Villain!Don't miss the companion Destiny Do-Over Diary, General Villainy, for interactive fun!

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A Wonderlandiful World

Shannon Hale
Authors:
Shannon Hale
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The Unfairest of Them All

Shannon Hale
Authors:
Shannon Hale
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Where There's A Wolf, There's A Way

Lisi Harrison
Authors:
Lisi Harrison
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Tonya Hurley

Tonya Hurley is an American writer and director in film, television, live performance, interactive media and the New York Times bestselling author of the book series ghostgirl (2008). The Blesssed, Hurley's upcoming trilogy, will be released by Simon and Schuster in Fall 2012. Her work includes Kiss My Brain (1997); The Biblical Real World (1998); Solo-Me-O (1999), first broadcast on PBS in their documentary series Reel New York; Baptism Of Solitude: A Tribute To Paul Bowles (2000), Tribeca Film Festival selection which aired on the Independent Film Channel, nominated for a Rockefeller Foundation Award[1] in film and is being distributed on a DVD through The United Nations; and Best Friend (2001), which premiered at the 2002 Tribeca Film Festival and Edinburgh Film Festival and was broadcast on Trio, and a feature length script, "Good Mourning" which made the semi-finals of the Sundance Institute's Writer's Lab. Hurley was co-creator and co-producer of the sitcom So Little Time (ABC Family) and the animated series Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (ABC) both starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. She was the primary provider of original content for the mary-kateandashley website and creator and co-executive producer of mary-kateandashley brand video games for PlayStation 2 and Game Boy. She wrote, produced and directed commercials for Warner Home video, PlayStation and Game Boy and developed mary-kateandashley dolls and boardgames for Mattel. Hurley's most recent creation (as of 2008) is ghostgirl, launched in 2002 on ghostgirl.com and published as a Young Adult series from Little, Brown published on August 1, 2008. [2] The first novel of the series has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly,[3]Kirkus,[4] VOYA and School Library Journal.[5] It hit the New York Times best-seller list[6] the week of September 14, 2008. She's married to the publicist and artist manager Michael Pagnotta and her sister, Tracy Hurley Martin, is the wife of Vince Clarke, the composer and musician of the British band Erasure and founding member of the bands Depeche Mode and Yazoo. Tracy Hurley Martin and Tonya Hurley own and operate the TV and film production company Kill Your Darlings, Inc.

Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Emmy Laybourne

Emmy Laybourne is, in her own words, ‘a writer, teacher and a recovering character actress’ who lives in upstate New York with her husband ‘and two surprisingly well-mannered children’. Here she talks to Graham Marks, on Skype, about how she became a writer, the highs and lows of starting out on a writing career, and her novel, Monument 14.