Cooking isn’t for everyone and it definitely isn’t for JoJo. It’s not that she can’t cook, it’s that she doesn’t KNOW how to cook. Chase enters JoJo into a YouTube contest hosted by hisfavorite celebrity chef, Chef Razia Sabour. Chef Razia is looking for “The Worst Cook in America” but it will not be easy to win. You must be the worst. Like…the worst. With Brian extinguishing fires, Chase helping JoJo with the contestextinguishing fires, Chase helping JoJo with the contestrules, and support and encouragement from them both…will it be enough to be crowned “The Worst Cook in America”? Only JoJo KNOWS. Join the Schlossenberg family and Chef Razia Sabour and her family (Mike, Layla and Rae) in JoJo KNOWS Cooking.JoJo KNOWS chronicles the fast paced and exhilarating life of Brian, Jovanna aka JoJo; and ChaseSchlossenberg as they navigate their way towards what will eventually become as they navigate their way towards what will eventually become their blended family. On what would later be realized as “La Bella Luna” Brian meets a fun, quirky, energetic, sweet-spirited,happy and full of spunk JoJo. Their energetic, adventurous and spontaneous natures combined with an awesome and amazing kid makes for who KNOWS? JoJo KNOWS!
9-year-old Joe lives a long way from his school, so far away that he cannot walk there on his own. Every morning, his Mum drops him off at school and every afternoon, she collects him to take him safely home.
But one afternoon, Joe’s Mum doesn’t arrive. Although he sits and waits patiently for her at school for a whole hour, still, she is nowhere to be seen. Joe is now the only child left at school and, besides being worried about his mother and why she hasn’t arrived, something else is of great concern to him. What if he doesn’t get home in time to watch his favourite TV show? After all, watching Star Fleet is without a doubt the favourite part of his day!
Joe thinks hard about what to do and eventually comes up with a perfect plan. But things don’t work out quite the way he expected them to. Feeling tired and hungry, but determined not to give up, Joe reminds himself to think hard again, and manages to come up with another great idea. His plans are altered again when he has a chance encounter with someone he knows.
Will Joe ever successfully find his way home? Will he be reunited with his precious Mum, and… will he make it home in time to watch Star Fleet again? Read on to find out!
This delightful story will appeal to any child who has ever been faced with a potentially scary situation. Young readers will find themselves inspired by Joe’s calmness and clear-headedness as they follow this resourceful young man on his quest to return home. At the same time, the story teaches valuable life lessons about what to do in the case of an emergency.
The overriding message behind this story is clear – keep calm and never give up!
Bella’s Choice by Lynelle Clark
Self-published in 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Kindle ISBN: 978-0-620-58843-0
Two roads. One choice.
Anabella Anthony found she was alone in the world at eighteen. Early on, she made a choice; to live an ordinary life away from the lifestyle her parents preferred. However, they had plans for her; they wanted her to become a part of their choices.
All she wanted was a regular household, with normal day to day issues like her peers, parents she could respect, and who above anything else would accept her for the person she is. Torn between dreams that filled her mind with alluring effects and uncomfortable events which tried to sway her, she had to come to a resolution: find peace and stay true to her convictions.
Through it all, she excelled in her sport; a dedicated student who falls in love with a much older man. Will she give in to her body's desires, or will she remain steadfast in her own choices? Can she find the courage to stand amidst the turmoil wanting to drag her down? And most importantly, will she ever forgive those who meant to harm her?
Aldrich Hagin, a lawyer, is ready to settle down. After a tragic loss he experienced right after university he is now, more than ever, ready to move on and start a family. And then he meets a young, energetic, lively woman who turns his life and heart around. Will he be willing to sacrifice his own desires and wait? Can he help her and be the anchor she so desperately needs? Confronted with his own decisions, the choice is his as to whether he’ll stay or leave. What will he decide?
A love story filled with decisions both have to make; to stand against all odds and remain true to oneself.
A 14-year-old girl suddenly finds herself hundreds of miles from home, living on the outskirts of the Potawatomi Indian reservation in Michigan's remote Upper Peninsula. In the ensuing seven years she will survive her mother's boyfriend's contempt, sexual advances by his son, and become pregnant at age 16 by a mentally ill and abusive man 20 years her senior. "Angel in the Upper Peninsula - A Memoir" is a powerful and moving story of loss, hope, and survival.
It is an island frozen in time and space. For more than 3,000 years, the island of Avalon remained hidden from the outside world; a place of eternal magic, where the descendants of King Arthur ruled over a land filled with magical creatures, Elves, Dwarves and dragons. The island was only accessible through a rift in the Bermuda Triangle, where mariners and aviators disappeared throughout history. No one believed Avalon was anything but a myth.
In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, in the heart of a naval exercise, Avalon suddenly reappeared, causing disruptions on both fronts. The US Navy, now circling the mysterious island, wants answers. On Avalon, they fear Outlanders would intrude on their home; and caught in the middle of it all is Lord Bryan MoonDrake, the Gil-Gamesh of Avalon, Knight Eternal and champion of the magical realm.
The Gil-Gamesh was once a US Navy sailor, lost at sea in a freak storm, who found his way to Avalon. After his family followed him to the island, they decided to stay and make this their home. Now they are torn between loyalty to their new home and compassion for their old one.
Thread, a story like no other, weaves through the lives of those who want to do harm to Kyle Stone. Betrayal, greed, corruption, and much more as they try and destroy a young man just back from war, wanting only to build a business and raise a family. Thread weaves around the crystal ball of a witch and over paranormal events, scaring the hell out of everyone. Kyle Stone, an orphan at 8, fought the enemy in Vietnam and now faces a stronger enemy in the Boardroom. Take and destroy what he has built, all for their own greed, and they will stop at nothing. Read Thread and see how special it is as being it is my life experiences and you won't believe all that happened in this thriller crime mystery, and who said romance is dead?
This story about two little mice named Jake and Buddy is sure to delight little ones. One day the mice are feeling particularly lonely and the old routine is just not enough. Jake comes up with a brilliant idea about how they could escape to the cottage with their human family. The story unfolds with how they go about this and have adventure, fun, and find new friends along the way. The themes of loneliness, friendship, and acceptance of those who are different are captured in the story in a fun way. By the end of the story, children are sure to fall In love with Jake and Buddy and their new mouse friends, Chalkie and Ginger. Children will come to understand what it means to be a friend. The illustrations are heart-warming and will appeal to children. The language is simple and after a few readings children are sure to recognize many words. Parents, grandparents, teachers and librarians, are sure to delight in reading this book to and with the little ones in their lives. Don't miss out on the fun!
A medieval story about kings and queens and the harsh laws that governed their village of Borick.
A queen is faced with a life or death decision when she gives birth to triplets.
her midwife and personal guard help her to find a solution avoiding the rules about how many children a family can have.
a great adventure and intriguing story of the journeys trials and tribulations.
this story will keep you on your seat all the way to the end.
In "Short Stories and Assorted Nightmares," you'll be lead on a journey from the everyday to the extraordinary. This collection of nine deliciously wicked tales and curiosities piques the imagination, conjures stirrings in the darkest corners of the mind and will appeal to fans of horror and science fiction alike. https://www.facebook.com/markasnyderstories
A Compton Crook Award Finalist and Maryland Writers Association Book Award Winner, The Enchanted Dagger is a YA-friendly, fantasy novel filled with adventure and magic. Fourteen-year-old Beck is living a quiet life in the seaside town of Queen's Weather when his grandmother sends him on a journey to retrieve his father's bones and a family dagger. After reaching his destination, Beck discovers the knife is magical, and that it answers only to him. Soon the enchanted dagger and its owner attract the attention of dark mages, goblins, and worse. Helped on his journey home by wisewomen, warriors, shape-changers, and other good folk of Lifthrasir, Beck faces death, danger, and the theft of his knife. Accompanied by his best friend, Beck stows away on a ship, takes back his knife, befriends a dragon, and escapes with a troop of thieves. After reaching a dock in West Armora, the company heads for the fortress of Ravens Haunt. As Beck and his companions face a hideous Skullsoul and an army of ogerhunches, he realizes there is a developing confrontation between good and evil, and he and his enchanted dagger have a role to play. If you like The Hobbit, you'll enjoy The Enchanted Dagger.