The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Tin House Books

ISBN:1951142349

Total Pages:144

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An "LGBTQ Book That Will Change The Literary Landscape in 2021" —O, The Oprah Magazine "Piercing. It shook me, and it made me see.” —Victor LaValle Summer 1999. Long Island, New York. Bored, restless, and lonely, Ali never expected her life would change as dramatically as it did the day she walked into the local Stop & Shop. But she’s never met anyone like Justine, the store’s cashier. Justine is so tall and thin she looks almost two-dimensional, and there’s a dazzling mischief in her wide smile. “Her smile lit me up and exposed me all at once,” Ali admits. “Justine was the light shining on me and the dark shadow it cast, and I wanted to stand there forever in the relief of that contrast.” Ali applies for a job on the spot, securing a place for herself in Justine’s glittering vicinity. As Justine takes Ali under her wing, Ali learns how best to bag groceries, what foods to eat (and not to eat), how to shoplift, who to admire, and who she can become outside of her cold home, where her inattentive grandmother hardly notices the changes in her. Ali becomes more and more fixated on Justine, reshaping herself in her new idol’s image, leading to a series of events that spiral from superficial to seismic. Justine, Forsyth Harmon’s illustrated debut, is an intimate and unflinching portrait of American girlhood at the edge of adulthood—one in which obsession hastens heartbreak.

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I, Justine

Author:Justine Ezarik

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:147679152X

Total Pages:240

Viewed:442

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A one-woman media phenomenon and a leading YouTube influencer takes readers behind the camera, and deep inside her world. Justine Ezarik has been tech-obsessed since unboxing her family’s first Apple computer. By sixth grade she had built her first website. A decade later, she became one of the Internet’s first—and most popular—“lifecasters,” inviting people around the world to watch her every move, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. But it was a one-minute video about an itemized AT&T bill that gave Justine her first taste of viral success: Within ten days of release, her “300-page iPhone bill” had garnered more than 3 million views and international media attention. These days, iJustine is a one-woman new media phenomenon: The popular techie, gamer, vlogger, and digital influencer has an army of nearly 3.5 million subscribers across multiple YouTube channels, with total views approaching half a billion. Now, Justine is giving friends and fans a look behind the scenes, sharing never-before-told stories about the hilarious (and sometimes heartbreaking) reality of sharing your life online. With her trademark wit and delightfully weird sense of humor, Justine delivers an inspirational message in support of creativity, entrepreneurship, and the power of staying true to yourself, while reminding readers that the Internet is a very small world—you just never know who you’re going to meet.

Justine

Author:Frank J. Morlock,The Marquis de Sade

Publisher:Wildside Press LLC

ISBN:143444869X

Total Pages:128

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Based on the Marquis de Sade's infamous novel of the same name, this new dramatic version of JUSTINE closely follows the original story, both in spirit and in action. De Sade, with his relentless logic, attempts to prove that "virtue" as practiced by most people actually contradicts nature. The innocent maiden Justine suffers one humiliation and setback after another in her futile quest to preserve her virtue and her virginity. No one--not the nobility, not the Church, not even her sister--will step forward to help her unceasing cries for help. Finally, even the Almighty Himself turns against her, fed up with her incessant whining.

Justine

Author:Lawrence Durrell

Publisher:Faber & Faber

ISBN:0571267300

Total Pages:N.A

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Rediscover one of the twentieth century's greatest romances: a seductive tale of four tangled lovers in wartime Egypt, introduced by André Aciman (Call Me By Your Name and Find Me) Walking slowly home through the dark avenue of trees, tasting the brackish harbour wind, I remembered Justine saying harshly as she lay in bed: 'We use each other like axes to cut down the ones we really love'. Alexandria: the great winepress of love. Trams, palm trees, and watermelon stalls lie honey-bathed in sunlight; in darkened bedrooms, sweaty lovers unfurl. But in a world trembling on the brink of war, passion and death are inextricable. When a penniless Anglo-Irish schoolteacher begins an affair with Justine - a married Egyptian lady of unparalleled glamour - their partners, Melissa and Nessim, are sucked into a whirlpool of jealousy and violence. One of the twentieth century's greatest romances, rich in political and sexual intrigue, Lawrence Durrell's scandalous 'investigation of modern love' set the world alight in 1957 and - as André Aciman reveals - it burns just as brightly today. 'A masterpiece.' Guardian 'One of the great works of English fiction.' Times 'Dazzlingly exuberant ... Reckless ... Superb.' Observer 'Brave and brazen ... Lush and grandiose.' Independent 'Legendary ... Casts a spell ... Reader, watch out!' Guardian 'Lushly beautiful ... One of the most important works of our time.' NYTBR 'Triumphant [in its] beauty, cruelty, menace, mystery, decadence . . . ' Spectator

Justine

Author:Marquis De Sade

Publisher:Phoemixx Classics Ebooks

ISBN:3986772030

Total Pages:411

Viewed:540

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Justine Marquis De Sade - Justine (or The Misfortunes of Virtue) is set just before the French Revolution in France and tells the story of a young woman who goes under the name of Therese. Her story is recounted to Madame de Lorsagne while defending herself for her crimes, en route to punishment and death. She explains the series of misfortunes which have led her to be in her present situation.

The Lives of Justine Johnstone

Author:Kathleen Vestuto

Publisher:McFarland

ISBN:147663131X

Total Pages:224

Viewed:1679

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 As a Ziegfeld Follies girl and film actress, Justine Johnstone (1895–1982) was celebrated as “the most beautiful woman in the world.” Her career took an unexpected turn when she abruptly retired from acting at 31. For the remainder of her life, she dedicated herself to medical research and social activism. As a cutting-edge pathologist, she contributed to the pre-penicillin treatment of syphilis at Columbia University, participated in the development of early cancer treatments at Caltech, and assisted Los Angeles physicians in oncology research. As a divorced woman in the 1940s, she adopted and raised two children on her own. She later helped find work for blacklisted Hollywood screenwriters and became a prominent participant in social and political causes. The first full-length biography of Johnstone chronicles her extraordinary success in two male-dominated fields—show business and medical science—and follows her remarkable journey into a fascinating and fulfilling life.

Justine Mckeen, Bottle Throttle

Author:Sigmund Brouwer

Publisher:Orca Book Publishers

ISBN:1459810422

Total Pages:80

Viewed:577

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Justine is back! She’s worried about what plastic is doing to the environment and to her classmates, so she sets out to ban bottled water school-wide. The only problem is, the new principal, Dr. Proctor, isn’t on board. Justine will have to convince him and persuade her classmates if Project Bottle Throttle is going to succeed! Justine McKeen, Bottle Throttle is the seventh book in the popular Justine McKeen series.

Justine McKeen, Thermostat Chat

Author:Sigmund Brouwer

Publisher:Orca Book Publishers

ISBN:1459812034

Total Pages:80

Viewed:1983

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Justine McKeen is on another mission, this time to rid homes and schools of energy vampires. Justine and her friends, with the help of Principal Proctor, are working to reduce the energy consumption of electronics that suck power from the school when they aren't being used. By cutting down on the miscellaneous electrical load of these electronics, the team is also saving money, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fighting global warming. Too bad they didn't warn Grandpa Blatzo before they started slaying the vampires! Justine McKeen, Thermostat Chat is part of the Justine McKeen series featuring the Queen of Green.

The Real Justine: A Novel

Author:Stephen Amidon

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1605988669

Total Pages:336

Viewed:1191

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A brief love affair turns into an overwhelming obsession in a new novel that brings the talents of a superb literary stylist to a work of suspense, with thrilling results. The beautiful younger woman who appeared so unexpectedly, so gloriously, in Michael Coolidge’s life one night—a seemingly chance pick-up at a quiet neighborhood bar—vanished just as suddenly a few days later, leaving him dazed and bewildered. Months later he chances upon Justine on a village street, locked in a violent quarrel with a menacing stranger—a day later, that man is found dead in a seedy motel and Justine has disappeared again, leaving behind only a hasty plea for help. Michael’s efforts to locate her, or to find out something more about her elusive past, yield only further mystery, a confusing web of lies, manipulations and false leads. Who is the real Justine? Downtown art world sophisticate, or small town innocent? Victim or predator? Someone he can trust, or someone he should actually fear? This spellbinding psychological thriller confounds the reader at every turn, constantly causing us to revise our assumptions. It’s a fascinating study in character and a relentless, ingeniously head-spinning story—all deliciously unresolved until the very last page.

Justine's tree

Author:Alexandra Huard,Bertrand Fichou

Publisher:Bayard Presse

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Total Pages:31

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Justine lives in a big city with tall buildings and lots of people rushing everywhere. When her teacher suggests looking after some special baby trees, Justine is thrilled...

Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk

Author:Sigmund Brouwer

Publisher:Orca Book Publishers

ISBN:145980242X

Total Pages:64

Viewed:1683

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Meet Justine McKeen. She's the Queen of Green! She talks a little too much, bosses a little too much and tells the truth, just not all at once. She's trying to save the planet, one person at a time, and when she decides to get something done, it's a lot of fun. In Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk, the second book in the Queen of Green series, Justine decides there are too many cars idling in front of her school. So she comes up with a solution that should help keep the air cleaner. But she soon discovers not many adults trust her crazy ideas.

Justine Mckeen vs. the Queen of Mean

Author:Sigmund Brouwer

Publisher:Orca Book Publishers

ISBN:145980399X

Total Pages:64

Viewed:1778

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Justine McKeen is back, and she’s on a deadline. With only days left before Earth Day, Justine enlists the help of her classmates to count flower buds, frogs, spiders and ants in their natural habitat as part of an environmental science project. But there’s a species right in her own classroom that she’ll have to tackle first: a class bully. Savannah Blue, aka the Queen of Mean, criticizes Justine’s secondhand clothes and calls being green a waste of time. Their teacher, Mrs. Howie, gives the girls a new assignment for Earth Day. They must present together to the class on why it’s important to care for the environment. In the sixth book in this bestselling series, Justine is up against her biggest challenge yet. Can she convince the Queen of Mean to go green?

Justine McKeen, Queen of Green

Author:Sigmund Brouwer

Publisher:Orca Book Publishers

ISBN:1459800869

Total Pages:64

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Justine McKeen talks too much, bosses people around too much, and as everyone soon finds out, she tells the truth, but just not all at once. Justine's trying to save the planet, one person and one cause at a time. Best of all, when she decides to get something done, it involves a whole lot of laughter and fun for everyone.

Justine and the Ugly Truth

Author:Nancy Franklin Gates

Publisher:WestBow Press

ISBN:1973649594

Total Pages:226

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JUSTINE AND THE UGLY TRUTH carries the reader through six months of the life of Antiguan-born, North Carolina journalist, Justine Ambrose. As she nears her fiftieth birthday, she realizes the need for greater spiritual growth and emotional stability. Written in first person, using wit, intellect, and a sprinkle of patois, Justine shares the story of her struggle with the seven deadly sins; lust, pride and jealousy taking center stage. Single life, weight issues, fear, and low self-esteem all feed into her daily battle, as she also tries to make sense of racism, homosexuality, gender inequality, and other social concerns. Justine stumbles her way toward personal maturity, rationalizing her weaknesses, and explaining away her faults with sugarcoated confession, finally coming to grips with the hard facts about her sins and her stubborn ways. Although painfully difficult, she reaches a place of full disclosure, understanding that in order to be hopeful about her future, she must be truthful about her past.

Angel for Hire

Author:Justine Davis

Publisher:Speaking Volumes

ISBN:1628156481

Total Pages:195

Viewed:1320

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HEAVEN SENT Alexandra Logan was at her wits' end! She was nearly broke, her farm was failing, and the local townspeople were angry at her boarders. So she looked to the skies for help...and it miraculously arrived in the very pleasing form of Michael Justice. But Michael was like no man Alexandra had ever met. Michael had been sent to earth to help those in need, and Alexandra certainly fit that category. But in no time he was having feelings for her that had much more to do with body than soul! Yet how could he ever tell her the truth—that he was no mere mortal, but an angel in disguise?

Engaging Students with Archival and Digital Resources

Author:Justine Cotton,David Sharron

Publisher:Elsevier

ISBN:1780632576

Total Pages:146

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Aimed at professional librarians and archivists, this book explores connecting students and faculty with the archival and digital collections of the university’s library and archives. Academic research has been forever changed by the digitization of books, journals, and archival collections. As university libraries and archives move forward in the digital era, it is essential to assess the research needs of users and develop innovative methods to demonstrate the value of collections and services. This book provides librarians and archivists with the tools to develop a robust workshop program aimed at connecting students with archival and digital collections. Provides practical guidelines and detailed lesson plans Based on the collaboration between an experienced archivist and liaison librarian Offers innovative ideas for connecting with faculty members

Found Father 

Author:Justine Davis

Publisher:Speaking Volumes

ISBN:1628156708

Total Pages:195

Viewed:1835

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PLAYING FOR KEEPS... Five years ago, sweet Meggie Spencer had saved Devlin Cross from a personal torment too large to bear alone. She'd been his only beacon of hope—until the truth about him had destroyed their fragile love, and she'd disappeared. But now he'd found her, and things had changed. This time he wasn't letting her get away! An innocent nineteen, Megan had found enigmatic Devlin Cross everything she'd ever wanted in a friend ... and a lover. But when cruel reality tore them apart, she vowed he'd never know the child he'd fathered. Now he was back, and she trembled. Denying the passion between them was difficult—denying the love still burning in her heart impossible. But her secret threatened to tear them apart....

The Story of Jazz

Author:Justine Tally

Publisher:LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN:9783825853648

Total Pages:150

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Since its publication in 1992, Jazz, probably Toni Morrison's most difficult novel to date, has illicited a wide array of critical response. Many of these analyses, while both thoughtful and thought-provoking, have provided only partial or inherently inconclusive interpretations. The title, and certain of the author's own pronouncements, have led other critics to focus on the music itself, both as medium and aesthetic support for the narration. Choosing an entirely different approach for The Story of Jazz, Justine Tally further develops her hypothesis, first elaborated in her study of Paradise, that the Morrison trilogy is undergirded by the relationship of history, memory and story, and discusses "jazz" not as the music, but as a metaphor for language and storytelling. Taking her cue from the author's epigraph for the novel, she discusses the relevance of storytelling to contemporary critics in many different fields, explains Morrison's choice of the hard-boiled detective genre as a ghost-text for her novel, and guides the reader through the intricacies of Bakhtinian theory in order to elucidate and ground her interpretation of this important text, finally entering into a chapter-by-chapter analysis of the novel which leads to a surprising conclusion.

The Gobbledygook and the Scribbledynoodle

Author:Justine Clarke,Arthur Baysting

Publisher:Penguin Group Australia

ISBN:1760146536

Total Pages:32

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Look! Look! It's the Gobbledygook! He's reading his favourite mon-story book. He's taking a look at his mon-story friends. And this is where the story really begins... When a monster jumps right out of the Gobbledygook's library book, it takes a bit of clever handling to stop the Scribbledynoodle from scribbling on things it shouldn't! A delightful and fun book for preschoolers from the ever-popular singer, actress and children's TV presenter, Justine Clarke, teamed with Arthur Baysting.