Indie kidd's mum and dad no longer live with each other - but surely they like each other? When the friends-or-not test confirms Indie's worst fears, she needs a genius plan to make her parents pals again. But the text-message tricks and hospital hoaxes soon result in family chaos, and it's time for Mum and Dad to team up and sort of Indie's strange behaviour.
Anna has waited a long time to fall in love and now that she has, she's not going to let her boyfriend Charlie's mother stand in her way. Meredith Granger is frighteningly well-cultured and impossible to impress. So far, Anna hasn't even been allowed to meet her. But when Charlie leaves the country on business for the summer, Anna decides to take matters into her own hands. Reinventing herself from top to toe, Anna embraces a whole new life.
If Your Body Could Talk is a unique fitness and well-being book designed to help you end the struggle with your body, your weight and your unproductive self-talk. It's written for busy professional women whose jobs and lifestyles are in conflict with having lean, fit and healthy bodies. The audiobook aims to get you and your body working together to achieve the things that matter most in your life. If your body could talk, what would it say? What would it ask for more of? What would it ask for less of?
The most embarrassing dad in the world is back in this hilarious series for girls from TV and radio-comedy writing talent Nigel Smith. When Dad posts an embarrassing video of Nat online as a joke, she's furious. Things are set to get much worse, however, when the video goes viral and she finds herself centre of the nation's attention for all the wrong reasons - even the prime minister is imitating her!
Anna is a married teacher in her 40s. Her one regret in life is that she doesn't have any children. When 15-year-old Kali arrives in her form, Anna feels a connection with her at once. But it soon becomes clear that Kali doesn't feel the same way.
The laugh-out-loud funny girl series returns - and Nat is more embarrassed than ever! From TV and radio comedy writing talent Nigel Smith. For some girls the chance to be a bridesmaid is a dream come true. But for Nathalia it's a total nightmare. From the hideous fairy princess bridesmaid dresses to the disastrous bridal shower, everything about the wedding of her cousin, Tiffannee, leaves Nat feeling completely ridiculous!
Carol married young - to philandering Phil - and became a mother young to highly-strung Jaz. Carol put up with Phil's infidelities: suffer in silence and keep the family together was her mantra.Not so Jaz. The moment she discovers her own husband's errant ways - with a woman he barely knew - she throws him out of the house, changes the locks and bans him from seeing their toddler son Matty...
"Good stories but it is stop start and not edited very well if at all! "
Tom Ward is the Spook, the one person who can defend the county from bloodthirsty creatures of the dark. But he's only 17, and his apprenticeship was cut short when his master died in battle. No one trusts Tom's skill, not till he's proven himself. And a 15-year-old girl named Jenny knows more about the three mysterious deaths in the county than Tom does. She is a seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, and she wants to be Tom's first apprentice - even though a female Spook is unheard of.
This BBC Radio full-cast drama tells a story of love and deception set during the Cold War. Throughout the period of the Cold War in the late 1960s and early 1970s, 'romeo spies' were operating, targeting bright and susceptible young women. Alice Reeves, a young secretary from London, unwittingly becomes romantically involved with Otto Hanhart - an East German spy. The encounter leads to unexpected consequences for all parties, changing their lives forever.
What should animal mad Indie Kidd do when her best(est) friend's cat is run over? Poor Fee is lost without her beloved Garfield, and Indie will try anything to make her super-sad friend feel glad again. It's time for Indie's Cheer-Up Fee Plan. But is Fee ready to have fun yet? Hmm...
Indie Kidd is fed up with being treated like a brainless little baby. Why are her friends so childish? And what is with her mum, acting like a total control freak? Not even her dad will listen to her. If only Indie was grown-up, like Caitlin, their lodger, that would be totally cool! Wouldn't it?
In a Golden Age where spark reactors power the airways, and creatures of Light and Shadow walk openly among us, a deadly game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun. When an unusual cargo drags airship-pilot Elle Chance into the affairs of the mysterious Mr Marsh, she must confront her destiny and do everything in her power to stop the Alchemists from unleashing a magical apocalypse.
Aunt Susan - an unstoppable force, and possibly the bossiest woman alive - is on the phone, and that's never good. She's insisting that Harry and his family help her at a local event she's promised to organise: the Great Toadpool Show. It means swinging from a trapeze. Walking on stilts. Riding a unicycle.... And that's not counting the fortune-telling tent, the tombola, or the choir sing-along. Unfortunately, Harry and his family can't really do any of those things. Aunt Susan has no idea of the mayhem she's about to unleash.
It's 1960 in Birmingham and Lella Florence is looking for women to help with trials of the contraceptive pill. Married women in a certain age and weight bracket are required.Three very different women decide to take part. Ditsy June's fed up with being under the influence of her overbearing in-laws and would rather save up for a new bathroom than for another baby. Glamorous Jeanette wants to avoid another agonising labour and to keep her wealthy husband happy. And Isobel has her own secret reasons for signing up. All three women couldn't guess the ways their lives will be changed....
"Bit of retro fun"
When Charlie falls off a stepping stone in the woods, her whole world suddenly changes. She stumbles in the 21st century, and picks herself up in the middle of the 20th. She's a pupil at a weird outdoor school. Can she get back to her own time?
"What a lovely book"
Sometimes something happens in your life that changes everything. When Sasha was six, her dad died suddenly, and the world changed forever. Now she's 12, it feels like things are changing all the time: her twin brother hardly talks to her any more, her mum's dating a teacher from school, her best friend Lily keeps going on about boys...and Sasha doesn't feel ready for any of it. The one place she can escape to is Blossom House, her secret place - an old, echoey, overgrown, beautiful, empty mansion.
Meet Indie Kidd, ten years old today - and stressed! Indie's teacher has asked the class to name their three top talents. Three! Indie can barely think of one! With the help of her best friends Soph and Fee, she's prepared to try anything. But it might take a shy, black, blob-like dog to reveal what Indie Kidd is really good(ish) at!
Indie Kidd wouldn't be without her bestest friends, Soph and Fee, but her step-brother Dylan has no close mates. It's time for Indie to help him become more friend-friendly... But what if Dylan drives Indie mad in the process? And what if - oops - Soph and Fee begin to feel left out?...
Elise loves the farm that is her home; she loves playing with beetles and chameleons in the garden, buying sweets from the village shop and listening to the stories of spirits and charms told by her nanny, Beauty. As a young white girl in 1990s Zimbabwe, her life is idyllic. Her clothes are always clean and ironed, there is always tea in the silver teapot, gin and tonics are served on the veranda, and, in theory at least, black and white live in harmony.
"What is my dad thinking? He's planning to sing AT MY SCHOOL in a fund-raising concert! It's even worse for Eddie. His dad is an Elvis impersonator. Eddie's life might just as well be over. And when Eddie's dad gets together with my dad, my life will be over too!"