In Real Life

Real Life

Real Life

A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE AND THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE JOHN LEONARD PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE “A blistering coming of age story” —O: The Oprah Magazine Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Public Library, Vanity Fair, Elle, NPR, The Guardian, The Paris Review, Harper's Bazaar, Financial Times, Huffington Post, BBC, Shondaland, Barnes & Noble, Vulture, Thrillist, VICE, SELF, Electric Literature, and Shelf Awareness A novel of startling intimacy, violence, and mercy among friends in a Midwestern university town, from an electric new voice. Almost everything about Wallace is at odds with the Midwestern university town where he is working uneasily toward a biochem degree. An introverted young man from Alabama, black and queer, he has left behind his family without escaping the long shadows of his childhood. For reasons of self-preservation, Wallace has enforced a wary distance even within his own circle of friends—some dating each other, some dating women, some feigning straightness. But over the course of a late-summer weekend, a series of confrontations with colleagues, and an unexpected encounter with an ostensibly straight, white classmate, conspire to fracture his defenses while exposing long-hidden currents of hostility and desire within their community. Real Life is a novel of profound and lacerating power, a story that asks if it’s ever really possible to overcome our private wounds, and at what cost.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Brandon Taylor
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-02-18
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780525538905


In Real Life

In Real Life

Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends. Gaming is, for Anda, entirely a good thing. But things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer -- a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn. This behavior is strictly against the rules in Coarsegold, but Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's real livelihood is at stake. From acclaimed teen author Cory Doctorow and rising star cartoonist Jen Wang, In Real Life is a sensitive, thoughtful look at adolescence, gaming, poverty, and culture-clash. This title has common Core connections. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Cory Doctorow
Publisher : First Second
Release : 2014-10-14
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781466858619


In Real Life

In Real Life

A confessional, uplifting memoir from the beloved YouTube personality. It’s not where you begin that matters. It's where you end up. Twenty-three year old Joey Graceffa has captured the hearts of millions of teens and young adults through his playful, sweet, and inspirational YouTube presence (not to mention his sparkling eyes and perfect hair). Yet, Joey wasn’t always comfortable in his skin, and in this candid memoir, he thoughtfully looks back on his journey from pain to pride, self-doubt to self-acceptance. To his fans, Joey is that best friend who always captures the brighter side of life but also isn’t afraid to get real. In the pages of his first book, he opens up about his years of struggling with family hardships and troubles at school, with cruel bullying and the sting of rejection. He tells of first loves and losses, embarrassing moments and surprising discoveries, loneliness, laughter, and life-changing forks in the road, showing us the incalculable value of finally finding and following your true passion in this world. Funny, warm-hearted, and inspiring, Joey Graceffa’s story is a welcome reminder that it’s not where you begin that matters, but where you end up.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Joey Graceffa
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-05-19
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781476794310


In Real Life

In Real Life

From the host of MTV's #1 show Catfish comes the definitive guide about how to connect with people authentically in today's increasingly digital world. IN REAL LIFE: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age As the host of the wildly popular TV series Catfish which investigates online relationships to determine whether they are based on truth or fiction (spoiler: it's almost always fiction). Nev has become the Dr. Drew of online relationships. His clout in this area springs from his own experience with a deceptive online romance, about which he made a critically acclaimed 2010 documentary (also called Catfish). In that film Nev coined the term "catfish" to refer to someone who creates a false online persona to reel someone into a romantic relationship. The meme spread rapidly. Now Nev brings his expertise to the page, sharing insider secrets about: -what motivates catfish -why people fall for catfish -how you can avoid being deceived -rules for dating -- both online and off -how to connect authentically with others over the internet -how to turn an online relationship into a real-life relationship ...and much, much more. Peppered throughout with Nev's personal stories, this book delves deeply into the complexities of online identity. Nev shows us how our digital lives are affecting our real lives, and provides essential advice about how we should all be living and loving in the era of social media.

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Genre : Family & Relationships
Author : Nev Schulman
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release : 2014-09-02
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781455584284


Girls In Real Life Situations

Girls In Real Life Situations

"In this unique group counseling curriculum for working with girls in grades K-5, authors Shannon Trice-Black and Julia V. Taylor provide 80 activities divided into ten session themes: Who am I?, My sassy self: positive body image, This or that? Making ch

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Genre : Education
Author : Shannon Trice-Black
Publisher : Research Press
Release : 2007
Total Pages : 193 Pages
ISBN : 0878225439


Analee In Real Life

Analee In Real Life

“Milanes has created authentic characters with family issues that reflect the world we live in...Refreshing.” —The New York Times Book Review “Heartfelt and smart.” —Lilliam Rivera, author of The Education of Margot Sanchez “Funny and affecting, well-balanced, and simply fun.” —Kirkus Reviews “An entertaining novel for all teen collections.” —School Library Journal A Cuban-American teen navigates social anxiety, her father’s remarriage, and being torn between two very cute boys in this “genuine and humorous” (Booklist) contemporary novel—perfect for fans of Morgan Matson and Kasie West. Ever since her mom died three years ago, Analee Echevarria has had trouble saying out loud the weird thoughts that sit in her head. With a best friend who hates her and a dad who’s marrying a yogi she can’t stand, Analee spends most of her time avoiding reality and role-playing as Kiri, the night elf hunter at the center of her favorite online game. Through Kiri, Analee is able to express everything real-life Analee cannot: her bravery, her strength, her inner warrior. The one thing both Kiri and Analee can’t do, though, is work up the nerve to confess her romantic feelings for Kiri’s partner-in-crime, Xolkar—a.k.a. a teen boy named Harris whom Analee has never actually met in person. So when high school heartthrob Seb Matias asks Analee to pose as his girlfriend in an attempt to make his ex jealous, Analee agrees. Sure, Seb seems kind of obnoxious, but Analee could use some practice connecting with people in real life. In fact, it’d maybe even help her with Harris. But the more Seb tries to coax Analee out of her comfort zone, the more she starts to wonder if her anxious, invisible self is even ready for the real world. Can Analee figure it all out without losing herself in the process?

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Janelle Milanes
Publisher : Simon Pulse
Release : 2019-09-17
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 9781534410305


Guy In Real Life

Guy In Real Life

From the acclaimed author of Brooklyn, Burning comes Guy in Real Life, an achingly real and profoundly moving love story about two teens that National Book Award–finalist Sara Zarr has called "wholly original and instantly classic." It is Labor Day weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and boy and girl collide on a dark street at two thirty in the morning: Lesh, who wears black, listens to metal, and plays MMOs; Svetlana, who embroiders her skirts, listens to Björk and Berlioz, and dungeon masters her own RPG. They should pick themselves up, continue on their way, and never talk to each other again. But they don't. This is a story of the roles we all play—at school, at home, online, and with our friends—and the one person who might be able to show us who we are underneath it all.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Steve Brezenoff
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2014-05-27
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9780062266859


In Real Life

In Real Life

Hannah Cho and Nick Cooper have been best friends since 8th grade. They talk for hours on the phone, regularly shower each other with presents, and know everything there is to know about one another. There's just one problem: Hannah and Nick have never actually met. Hannah has spent her entire life doing what she's supposed to, but when her senior year spring break plans get ruined by a rule-breaker, she decides to break a rule or two herself. She impulsively decides to road trip to Vegas, her older sister and BFF in tow, to surprise Nick and finally declare her more-than-friend feelings for him. Hannah's romantic gesture backfires when she gets to Vegas and meets Nick's girlfriend, whom he failed to mention. And it turns out his relationship status isn't the only thing he's been lying to her about. Hannah knows the real Nick can't be that different from the online Nick she knows and loves, but now she only has one night in Sin City to figure out what her feelings for Nick really are, all while discovering how life can change when you break the rules every now and then.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Jessica Love
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2016-03-01
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781466870994


Real Life

Real Life

Presents advice and coping strategies for dealing with crises in daily life, examining problems which can arise from such events as loss of a loved one, a physical or mental breakdown, or loss of a sense of purpose in life.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Phil McGraw
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2009-09-15
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781439131565


Real Life Organizing

Real Life Organizing

The HGTV host’s bestselling guide to creating a Pinterest-worthy home in just 15 minutes a day—and on a budget. Organizational expert Cassandra ‘Cas’ Aarssen, the guru from YouTube’s ClutterBug channel, reveals her tips, tricks and secrets to a clean and clutter-free home in just fifteen minutes a day. Cas spends her time organizing other people’s homes, teaching college workshops on organization, and creating weekly videos and blog posts. In this book, she walks you through the steps to creating a beautiful, storage-smart, clutter free, and (almost!) self-cleaning home. You don’t have to get rid of all of your things, be a yoga loving minimalist, or radically change your lifestyle or personality. The truth is you don’t need to actually be an organized person to live like an organized person—former slob Cas is proof of that. After you’ve read Real Life Organizing, you too will be able to live a more organized life without having to give up your sanity. Learn how to: · Create a Household Management Binder · Make a “Kids Cupboard” in your kitchen · Create an IN/OUT system · Organize paperwork based on your unique style · Carry out a painless purge · Create a Kitchen Command Center · Organize your holidays with a gift closet · Build a great toy organizing system · Stop wasting time hunting for lost items, and more

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Genre : House & Home
Author : Cassandra Aarssen
Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
Release : 2017-04-18
Total Pages : 218 Pages
ISBN : 9781633535459