The award-winning author of Anything But Typical 'delivers an honest message about surviving bad situations and remaining true to oneself and one's friends&#8221; (Publishers Weekly) in this insightful exploration of middle school bullying from multiple perspectives. Elizabeth Moon grew up around dogs. Her mom runs a boarding kennel out of their home, so she's seen how dogs behave to determine pack order. Her experience in middle school is uncomfortably similar. Maggie hates how Elizabeth acts so much better than everyone else. Besides, she's always covered in dog hair. And she smells. So Maggie creates a fake profile on a popular social networking site to teach Elizabeth a lesson. What makes a bully, and what makes a victim? It's all in the perspective, and the dynamics shift. From sibling rivalries to mean girl antics, the varying points of view show the many shades of gray in this illuminating novel from the award-winning author of Anything But Typical&#8212;because middle school is anything but black and white.
Daria slips into homes to teach men a lesson when they beat their wives. She steals or destroys their most prized possessions because she wants to cause pain, not just end their lives. Joshua Metile keeps nothing that he appears to love. His life is beige. Except, no one lives a life that passionless. When Daria discovers his secret, she could be the next to die. Will she find a way to save herself? The Man in Shades of Beige is a short crime story by Bonnie Elizabeth