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Sandy and the Weird Sisters — YA Novel

Posted on May 26, 2015 in New Releases, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

The Sandy Hunter Saga — Book One by J. D. Newman Growing up, making choices, being responsible for yourself and the choices we all make might seem everyday to some, but for 12-year-old Sandy, it is a new and liberating experience. Sandy has grown up under the influence of her widower, rugby-coach father and her athletic older sister Roxie. When her father and sister go to England for a rugby tournament, they leave Sandy in the care of her three great aunts, referred to in family lore as the “weird sisters.” The mysterious Weird Sisters have not been seen in years; or so Dad says. Each of the aunts espouses a different faith — Catholicism, Mormonism, and Unitarianism — and yet they respect and support each others’ practice, while Sandy views them as the outside seeker of truth she...

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Change Your Voice Change Your Image (Change Your Life!)

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Classics, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, Special Sales

by Shirlee H. Shields (B.S., M.F.A., Ph. D.) List Price: $19.95 Internet Special: $10.00 Are you a prince to look at… but a frog to listen to? A tiger to see… but a mouse to hear? An elegant princess to view… but a screeching witch to listen to? Is your voice whiny? Nasal? Are you a whisper-talker? A mumbler? Do you mispronounce words? Do you draw out words like taffy or speak with all the interest of a monotonous dripping faucet? Do your speech “tics” drive a listener away? The techniques and theories contained in this new approach to speech training will teach you to: Change the ten major speech faults Improve your self image Control Nervousness Listen and respond to others Be positive and assertive Use visual aids and a microphone Find your true vocal tone Liberate your...

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