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The Skeleton Paints a Picture
Author: Leigh Perry
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1635760453
Pages: 257
Year: 2017-10-10
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“Dr. Georgia Thackery is smart, resourceful, and determined to be a great single mom to her teenager. Georgia is normal in every respect—except that her best friend happens to be a skeleton named Sid. You’ll love the adventures of this unexpected mystery-solving duo.” —Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author Georgia Thackery, adjunct English professor, has a new job teaching at Falstone College of Art and Design, known as FAD to its students and faculty. Living in a borrowed bungalow during winter in the snowiest part of Massachusetts, Georgia feels her isolation weighing as heavily as the weather. Then she receives a package containing her best friend, Sid, a walking, talking skeleton who has lived with the Thackery family since Georgia was six. With Georgia working out of town, Sid was lonely too. The two of them make plans for a cozy semester together, and it might have worked out that way if Sid hadn’t snuck out in the middle of the night to play in the snow and spotted a crashed car. When he drags Georgia out to investigate, they find the driver behind the wheel, apparently dead from the collision. Initially, police think it’s an accident, so Georgia and Sid think that’s the end of it—until Georgia finds out the body hits closer to home than she’d realized... “A very touching and entertaining whodunit. The mystery is intelligent and nicely done with fun insights into academia and anthropology.” —RT Book Reviews on A Skeleton in the Family
A Skeleton in the Family
Author: Leigh Perry
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101625074
Pages: 304
Year: 2013-09-03
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Most families have skeletons in their closets… Moving back into her parents’ house with her teenage daughter had not been Georgia Thackery’s “Plan A.” But when she got a job at the local college, it seemed the sensible thing to do. So she settled in and began reconnecting with old friends. Including Sid. Sid is the Thackery family’s skeleton. He’s lived in the house as long as Georgia can remember, although no one, including Sid, knows exactly where he came from and how he came to be a skeleton. Sid walks, he talks, he makes bad jokes, he tries to keep Georgia’s dog from considering him a snack. And he manages to persuade Georgia to let him leave the house. But when she takes him to an anime convention—disguised as a skeleton, of course—he sees a woman who triggers memories of his past. Now he is determined to find out how he died—with Georgia’s help. But their investigation may uncover a killer who’s still alive and well and bad to the bone… FIRST IN A NEW MYSTERY SERIES!
The Skeleton Makes a Friend
Author: Leigh Perry
Publisher: Family Skeleton Mystery
ISBN: 1635764440
Pages: 264
Year: 2018-11-06
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Just in time for Bouchercon 2018 and Halloween 2018, Diversion returns to Leigh Perry's wonderful Family Skeleton Series of delightful cozy mysteries with a new story!
Art & Max
Author: David Wiesner
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547505906
Pages: 40
Year: 2010-10-04
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Max and Arthur are friends who share an interest in painting. Arthur is an accomplished painter; Max is a beginner. Max’s first attempt at using a paintbrush sends the two friends on a whirlwind trip through various artistic media, which turn out to have unexpected pitfalls. Although Max is inexperienced, he’s courageous—and a quick learner. His energy and enthusiasm bring the adventure to its triumphant conclusion. Beginners everywhere will take heart.
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!
Author: Karen Beaumont
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152024883
Pages: 32
Year: 2005
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In the rhythm of a familiar folk song, a child cannot resist adding one more dab of paint in surprising places.
The Skeleton Haunts a House
Author: Leigh Perry
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698143221
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-10-06
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Sid the Skeleton bones up on clues to solve a Haunted House homicide in this mystery from the author of The Skeleton Takes a Bow… What holiday could bring more warmth to a skeleton’s chest cavity than Halloween? And when you’re a living skeleton who’s not supposed to be seen outside the house, it’s a welcome chance to get some fresh air and rub bony elbows with people. That’s why Sid doesn’t mind wearing a full-body dog suit and going as Scooby-Doo along with Georgia Thackery’s Velma to the Halloween Howl. Sid can’t wait to go through the Haunted House—but he gets rattled for real when a genuine dead body is discovered. Trapped inside as the police quickly seal off the crime scene, Sid makes no bones about dropping the dog suit and posing as an actual skeleton. This murder is a skull-scratcher, but as long as Sid is on the inside, he might as well case the joint to figure out who used the cover of darkness to commit the perfect crime…
The Skeleton Takes a Bow
Author: Leigh Perry
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698143205
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-09-02
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And the best performance as a skull goes to… After years of hiding in the Thackery family house, Sid the skeleton is delighted to finally have his moment in the spotlight. He’s starring in a high school production of Hamlet. Well, not so much starring in as being a prop. At least part of him has a part—he’s using his head to play Yorick of “Alas, poor Yorick” fame. Every day, Georgia Thackery’s daughter, Madison, who’s also in the play, brings in his skull, and every night, she takes him home... Until one night when he’s accidentally left at school—and hears the sounds of someone being murdered. But the next day, there’s no body and no one seems to be missing. Sid is not a numbskull—he knows what he heard. Georgia thinks he imagined it—until a week later when a body is found. Now Georgia and Sid will both need to keep their heads as they stick their necks out and play sleuth to catch the conscience of a killer…
Picture a Tree
Author: Barbara Reid
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 0807565261
Pages: 32
Year: 2013-03-01
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"Picture a tree—what do YOU see? Picture a tree, from every season, and from every angle. These wondrous beings give shade and shelter. Now look again. Look closer. The possibilities are endless." In this gorgeous new picture book, Barbara Reid brings her vision, her craft, and her signature Plasticine artwork to the subject of trees. Each page is a celebration, and you will never look at trees in quite the same way again.
The Painted Table
Author: Suzanne Field
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 140168971X
Pages: 320
Year: 2013-12-10
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The Norwegian table, a century-old heirloom ingrained with family memory, has become a totem of a life Saffee would rather forget—a childhood disrupted by her mother’s mental illness. Saffee does not want the table. By the time she inherits the object of her mother’s obsession, the surface is thick with haphazard layers of paint and heavy with unsettling memories. After a childhood spent watching her mother slide steadily into insanity, painting and re-painting the ancient table, Saffee has come to fear that seeds of psychosis may lie dormant within her. She must confront her mother’s torment if she wants to defend herself against it. Traversing four generations over the course of a century, The Painted Table is a beautiful portrait of inherited memory. It is a sprawling narrative affirmation that a family artifact—like a family member—can bear the marks of one’s past . . . as well as intimations of one’s redemption. “This difficult but beautiful story of hurt and healing, desperation and hope, offers an intriguing view inside the world of the mentally ill and their loved ones.” —Publishers Weekly “Describes a descent into darkness [and a] redemptive ascent into light . . . [The Painted Table is a] deeply moving experience.” —Melvin W. Hanna, PhD, author of Mood Food: Nourishing Your God Given Emotions "[C]ompelling . . . [The Painted Table] point[s] readers toward redemption, the kind that removes all the layers of anesthetic we use to try—and fail—to numb our pain, and replaces them with beauty that can come only through grief and surrender." —
The Skeleton Crew
Author: Deborah Halber
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451657595
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-07-28
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Citing tens of thousands of missing persons, unidentified remains, and unsolved crimes in America, an introduction to amateur crime solving reveals how everyday concerned citizens can access online resources to help solve cold cases.
Anywhere Artist
Author: Nikki Slade Robinson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 1328466779
Pages: 40
Year: 2018-02-20
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"I don't need paint or paper. I can make art anywhere. My imagination is all I need." In spare, delightful text and illustrations, an exuberant artist makes art from found objects and the world around her. This sprightly picture book celebrates creativity and will inspire readers to find art all around them, unleash their imaginations, and make their own artistic creations.
Skeleton Dolls
Author: Kenny Lee Lewis
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523858796
Pages: 484
Year: 2016-02-07
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Based on a true story, identical twins Jennifer and Camille Johnson have spoken their own language-twin speak, some call it-since they were toddlers. But the secret of their mysterious incantations predates The Flood back to the Tower of Babel. After raising a childhood friend from death on national television, they face ridicule from their critics and fame from their fans from both sides. Reviled by the Church as fallen angels, they pay the price when they resurrect the wrong man, an assassinated terrorist who is bent on revenge. The devastation and destruction that follows is almost more than they can bear. Pursued by Ray Watts, an investigator who is interested in them for more than their special powers, these lovely young ladies must go to the ends of the Earth to escape his obsession. Only by seeking the help of a most unlikely group of people can they find peace, and perhaps discover their purpose among the people of Earth. If you like Stephen King, James Rollins and Dan Brown you'll love this book. Spread over the the last 40 years and bringing the reader up to present time, this first book in The Skeleton Dolls Trilogy will allow the reader to grow up along with the twins and experience their journey as normal American women who just happen to speak the original language of God. The same language that Adam, Noah, Abraham and Moses used to speak to their Creator with, which was banished after the Tower of Babel was destroyed. This language, well documented as "twin speak" on the internet has no dictionary or historical reference. Similar to what many experience as "tongues" spoken in charismatic Christian churches, no one knows the alphabet or origin. Thought to be Druidic in nature, we find out that the language is much older that that. Only the original outback Aborigines of Australia have been around long enough to know the true origin and location of this celestial tongue.
The Everything Store
Author: Brad Stone
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316219258
Pages: 384
Year: 2013-10-15
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"An immersive play-by-play of the company's ascent.... It's hard to imagine a better retelling of the Amazon origin story." -- Laura Bennett, New Republic's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Brad Stone enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezos family members, and his book is the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. The Everything Store is the book that the business world can't stop talking about, the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.
The Skeleton Train
Author: Craig J. Hansen
Publisher: Booklocker.Com Incorporated
ISBN: 1609104757
Pages: 282
Year: 2010-10
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The Skeleton Train tells the story of Jason Audley, a modern Huck Finn. Jason is a character that readers know (or may have been). Alienated and lonely, capable but doubting, he's a young man on the margins, a ghost to the mainstream. Yet inside he's wry, reflective, inquisitive, sometimes daring. The novel combines Jason's wild quest for a missing girl with his internal quest for understanding. Along the way, Jason encounters other sojourners--some helpful, some dangerous--and he has to choose his own way among them. Ultimately, Jason's decisions have life and death cnsequences.
Carolina Skeletons
Author: David Stout
ISBN: 1468308548
Pages: 284
Year: 2014
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As a fourteen-year-old black boy living in 1940s South Carolina, Linus Bragg should know better than to follow the two bicycling white girls. But something about Sue Ellen and Cindy Lou compels him. Maybe it’s the way Cindy Lou speaks to him, or how Sue Ellen sits on her bike. Whatever the reason, he follows the girls into the woods. It’s the worst mistake he ever makes. When he comes into the clearing, both girls are dead and young Linus is the natural suspect. Forty years later, a nephew of Linus’s returns to South Carolina, curious about this dark moment in his family’s past. To find the fourth person who visited the clearing that day means reopening a sinister chapter of the small town’s history, which certain evil men had thought closed forever.