The story also explains how Jacqueline’s life was changed forever. The story is extremely effective because it gets its point across by appealing to the compassionate side of the audience.
In the story, All the Missing Girls, written by Megan Miranda, the main character is Nicolette Farrell. The main setting is Nicolette’s hometown Cooley Ridge, North Carolina. In the beginning of the story, Nicolette’s gets a very vague letter from her father, saying he saw “that girl”, this letter alone is enough to make her drive from Philadelphia all the way to her father in North Carolina, but she also has to get him to sign legal paperwork and sell his house. The main problem in the book is when a girl goes missing, Annaleise Carter, 10 years after Nicolette’s best friend, Corinne Prescott, had the same thing happen to her, Nicolette has to figure out what d the night Corinne went missing. The solution is as everyone is searching for Annaleise, Nicolette's father and brother try to keep their secrets safe, Nicolette finds out what really happened the night Corinne went missing. Corinne walked out in the street, Nicolette ran her over, and her father, Patrick, covered her dead body with cement in the unfinished garage. At the end of the story after Annaleise Carter’s body is found and the investigation is over, Nicolette, her high school boyfriend, and her father all live together and the real story of what happened to Corinne, well that’s their secret.
Deej Logan was just like any normal high school girl. She woke up on her first day of school and combed her hair, picked out the “perfect” outfit and headed out the door. What she didn’t know is that after that day nothing would be the same. Nothing that day seemed to be going right. At school drama was swarming all around her, not exactly what she hoped the first day would be like. By the time the last bell of the day rang she was more than happy to get out of that school. She drove home as quickly as she could but as soon as she got home she realized that she had forgotten to pick up her sisters. “Great.” She thought sarcastically as she sat back down in her car and drove off. Just then she pulled out her phone to message one of her friends about her awful day. That one decision changed everything. Before she had a chance to send the message Deej veered off into oncoming traffic and was killed on impact.
Brief Plot Summary: Lily Melissa Owens, a fourteen-year-old white girl, lives on a peach farm with her father, T. Ray, who is both neglectful and abusive. Lily has a guilty secret, She believes she shot and killed her mother, Deborah, when she was younger, because of a pesky memory of what she thinks was the day she killed her mother. Lily has a housekeeper named Rosaleen, who has cared for Lily for years. When Rosaleen watches President Johnson sign the Civil Rights Act on television, she decides she will register to vote. On the way to register they run into some trouble that winds Rosaleen in jail. When T. Ray comes to pick Lily up from the police station, he is angry, and yells at her for such stupid behavior. Once home, Lily stands up to her father during an argument, and T. Ray hurts her by saying that ten years ago her mother was only coming back to get her clothes, and that she had planned to abandon Lily. But Lily isn 't sure if she believes her father, and she plans to escape, leaving behind her abusive father and finding a way to free Rosaleen.
Wildwood is a story written by a writer named Junot Diaz. This story mainly focuses about a young girl called Lola. Lola lives in New Jersey with her single mother, and her brother called Oscar until she moves to her grandmother’s place. This little girl has a miserable relationship with her mother. Three things are important to Lola’s life: being responsible, being independent, and showing love to her grandmother.
Drew Jaymes is Peach Valley, Georgia’s bad boy. Orphaned at a young age and raised by his aunt. His dream of racing his passion, until he met a young woman with bright aqua eyes. One summer with her, his whole life changed. Nicole Bennett was part of a founding family of Peach Valley. A grandmother that was cold in life, yet was the only family she had once her parents had died in a car accident when she was a child of five. Her young life was spent in an all-girls school in Great Britain. Returning to Peach Valley before heading off to university, she met and fell in love with Drew and lost her innocence and her heart. Believing Drew’s love wasn’t real, she ran off to university and left Peach Valley, never wanting to return. Eleven years
Summary: Janie Crawford is a southern African-American woman who grows up under the care of her grandmother. Janie’s mother has her at seventeen and soon after Janie’s birth she becomes a drinker and stays out late until she leaves for good. Janie’s Nanny’s background of slavery makes her push Janie to be someone she could not be during her days. Nanny urges Janie to marry Logan Killicks. Janie is not in love with Logan, but Nanny and others push Janie to marry him. Janie thinks if she marries him, then she will start loving him. However, a marriage not built on the foundation of love will not last. While Janie struggles with her relationship with her husband, “she knew now that marriage did not make love. Janie’s first dream was dead, so she became a woman (24). Janie’s marriage with Logan diminishes her idea of a loving and romantic relationship. Janie spends a little over a year with Logan under miserable conditions, until she marries Joe Starks not long after. Mr. and Mrs. Starks move to a new town where they meet friendly townspeople. Not long after, Joe
Ever since the age of three, Claireece Precious Jones suffered from sexual abuse from her father. Her mother knew about her husband raping her daughter be did nothing to stop and save her daughter from this man. Rather than taking out her anger on her husband she beats Precious until she is black and blue and accuses her for stealing her man. After the only man in their life leaves, the abuse does not stop it gets worse. Her mother begins to sexually abuse Precious as well and forces her to perform sexual acts on her.
Maya has a school assignment and needs to write about a person she would love to know better, she thinks about her biological parents but realizes that knows nothing about them. A.J and Amelia helped Maya figuring out a topic. Maya writes a figurative story about her mom, and her paper got elected for a story contest which she did not win. A.J feels disappointed, and wonders how she did not win. Lambianse dates with A.J's sister in law Ismay, and discovers that she had stolen Tamerlane. At the same time, A.J got to know that had developed a brain cancer that compromises his speaking ability. A.J got struck by the news and knew that had no money for the surgery, but Lambianse managed to convince Ismay returning Tamerlane anonymously. A.J
It was an average day for the Jones family of Rockroad Drive. Laura and Billy Mr. and Mrs. Jones’s two youngest children were playing Soccer outside while their older sister Anna was in her room practicing her gymnastics and writing a new song for her band, The Galactic Wonders, to play at the upcoming school dance. Mr. Jones was downstairs watching the Dallas Cowboys on their flat screen television while Mrs. Jones was outside watching Laura and Billy play Soccer helping keep score when all of a sudden they heard a humongous squeal from Anna’s room. Mr. Jones ran up the steps as fast as he could to only find out that she had fallen off her bed while practicing her back tuck for gymnastics class and had probably broken her arm in
“Who killed your parents Jackie? What is going on!”, I yelled as I realized I was so out of the loop. This was all too much for one moment. First the gash on her neck and now I find out her parents are dead. I started to wonder if she was crazy, how could they be dead and she just wanted to run away? Something had to be wrong, this could not be happening.
When I opened this novel, I didn’t expect to get so sucked into the story that I stayed up way past what was appropriate considering my approaching early morning road trip - but that is the power that Barnes holds over me, and she has since Raised By Wolves. Tess and her sister have had a complicated relationship since her sister stopped contacting her years ago. But now, she’s back, and dragging Tess along to live with her in her DC house. Soon, Tess learns from her classmates that her sister is considered a “fixer”- she fixes things like permanent records, arrests, and other bad situations using her pleathera of contacts and secrets to get things going. Tess doesn’t admire her sister’s career, but she feels herself falling into the role of the high school fixer, until the secrets get deeper and more dangerous than she bargained for.
Malloy is so excited to be fully part of the Beta Gamma Pi she believed that her life couldn’t get worse because she has a happy and proud mom and a lot of girl that are part the sorority and they treat her like a sister. A loving father and a loving boyfriend that is in the NFL. Malloy woke up on a bright monday morning by a phone call. The person on the phone was her boyfriend ex-girlfriend, and ex-baby mommy Sharon calling to hang out because they didn't have school in the morning. Malloy said okay because Sharon and her made up and Sharon finally understand that Kade don’t want her and started getting ready while getting ready there is a knock at the door and it’s her boyfriend Kade she so excited and hug him. During their hug she she smell a flower perfume on him but he decide not to jump to conclusion. She told Kade she was hanging out with Sharon and he said okay and kis her and she taste and smell strawberry on his lip. After he was gone she went back to getting ready but she couldn’t stop think about how Kade smell like he been with another girl. Arriving at the store that Sharon text her to meet her there she step out the car and saw Sharon in her car texting some that started with a ‘K’ but she didn’t see anything after that so she knocked on the window and Sharon jump like she was hiding something. Stepping out the car Sharon put her phone in her bag and brought it with her then she gave me a hug and i could smell
Quiet and emotionally exhausted, Naomi and Obasan retreat to bed. Naomi wakes and comes across a package from Aunt Emily, her mother’s sister. She reflects on Aunt Emily’s energetic crusades against racism, and for the remembrance and documentation of what happened to Japanese-Canadians during World War II. Naomi begins reflecting upon her childhood, beginning with her family’s beloved house in Vancouver. Significantly, she recalls her young self releasing chicks into a cage with a hen, not realizing the hen would peck the chick to death. Moreover, her neighbor Old Man Gower repeatedly molested Naomi when she was only four years old.
Cammie Miller has lost everyone close to her. Her dad was shot when she was 12 and her mom died when she was 17 from breast cancer. After her mom dies, Cammie refuses to go into an orphanage and runs away. Then she gets an old apartment and lies about her age to rent it out.