A Little Something Different Chapter Sampler

A Little Something Different  Chapter Sampler

A Little Something Different Chapter Sampler

Download sample chapters of A Little Something Different, from the distinctive new crowdsourced publishing imprint Swoon Reads. The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel in the park all have one thing in common—they believe that Gabe and Lea should get together. Lea and Gabe are in the same creative writing class. They get the same pop culture references, order the same Chinese food, and hang out in the same places. Unfortunately, Lea is reserved, Gabe has issues, and despite their initial mutual crush, it looks like they are never going to work things out. But somehow even when nothing is going on, something is happening between them, and everyone can see it. You'll be rooting for Gabe and Lea too, in Sandy Hall's quirky, completely original novel A Little Something Different, chosen by readers, writes, and publishers, to be the debut titles for the new Swoon Reads imprint!

A Little Something Different

A Little Something Different

A Little Something Different

The distinctive new crowdsourced publishing imprint Swoon Reads proudly presents its first published novel—an irresistibly sweet romance between two college students told from 14 different viewpoints. The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel in the park all have one thing in common—they believe that Gabe and Lea should get together. Lea and Gabe are in the same creative writing class. They get the same pop culture references, order the same Chinese food, and hang out in the same places. Unfortunately, Lea is reserved, Gabe has issues, and despite their initial mutual crush, it looks like they are never going to work things out. But somehow even when nothing is going on, something is happening between them, and everyone can see it. You'll be rooting for Gabe and Lea too, in Sandy Hall's quirky, completely original novel A Little Something Different, chosen by readers, writes, and publishers, to be the debut titles for the new Swoon Reads imprint!

The Shortest Distance Between Love Hate

The Shortest Distance Between Love   Hate

The Shortest Distance Between Love Hate

A teen girl starting at a new school is torn between long-held loyalties and a bright new love in this irresistible new YA contemporary romance from the author of A Little Something Different. Paisley is really looking forward to college. She is ready to take charge of her destiny and embrace some new experiences! Finding a hot guy to make out with at her first ever college party seems like a great start...until her best friend informs her that mystery guy is actually Carter Schmitt, Paisley's sworn enemy who basically ruined their lives in middle school. So much for new people and exciting new experiences. Oh well. Paisley will just pretend he doesn't exist. Of course that would be easier if Carter, AKA her super-hot-sworn-enemy, hadn't ended up in three of her classes AND the same work study. Is it too late to rethink this college thing? Sandy Hall, author of A Little Something Different and A Prom to Remember, is heading back to college in this sweet and quirky contemporary romance. Praise for Sandy Hall: "If you need a cute romance to end your summer with, read this. It’s sweet. It’s adorable. It’s full of emotions. It’s one of the best romances I’ve ever read, and I’ll be reading this one again multiple times." —Here's to Happy Endings on Been Here All Along “Romance with a twist.” —Booklist on A Little Something Different

Something a Little Different

Something a Little Different

Something a Little Different

Something a Little Different is a story about differences, values and courage. Jonnie is a teenager who is offbeat and lives life on his own terms, but some don’t like that. At school he finds a young boy being bullied and must make a difficult choice. The story follows Jonnie at home and school where he deals with bullying, and helping someone who is being bullied. This book is suitable for primary and secondary school students. It contains a positive message of hope and acceptance, in a world of diversity.

A Little Bit Different

A Little Bit Different

A Little Bit Different

A Little Bit Different is a light and fun story depicting the journey from ignorance to acceptance and celebration. Meet the ploofers. The ploofers have been practicing something special that they all want to do at the exact same time--but wait! What's that? One of them does something different! When one little ploofer goes against the usual flow of things, the rest of them turn their backs on him. But all it takes is for one person to recognize the beauty in being different to spark a change in attitude of everyone. With simple, yet striking, illustrations and a cutaway cover design that adds tactile interest, A Little Bit Different is a joyful reading experience for both you and your child, providing the opportunity to spark more meaningful discussions about people's differences and how we accept and value them.

A Prom to Remember

A Prom to Remember

A Prom to Remember

Love it or hate it, you'll never forget it. In this heart-warming novel, Swoon Reads star, Sandy Hall, explores a classic high school celebration, capturing every relatable and hilarious teen milestone along the way. Cora: Dating Perfect Boyfriend Jamie. Has NO IDEA how to break up with him... Paisley: Anti-prom. Somehow nominated her anxiety-ridden best friend for prom king... Henry: Hates social situations. Invited to prom by the most popular girl in school. SEND HELP! Otis: Half of one of the cutest couples in his class. Not quite ready for a post-prom hotel room... Lizzie: Shy. Excited to go to prom. With a boy. Whose name she doesn't know. Cameron: Loner. Over high school. Just wants to meet the mysterious girl who's been leaving him notes... Jacinta: Unnamed Nerd Girl #3. Determined to become the star of her own life, starting with prom... A Prom to Remember, from Sandy Hall (author of A Little Something Different), is a funny and cinematic look at the biggest dance of every high schooler's life. Praise for Sandy Hall: “Romance with a twist.” —Booklist on A Little Something Different "It’s one of the best romances I’ve ever read." —Here's to Happy Endings on Been Here All Along “An authentic teen voice with plenty of charm.” —School Library Journal on Signs Point to Yes

Something Different

Something Different

Something Different


Been Here All Along

Been Here All Along

Been Here All Along

Gideon always has a plan. It includes running for class president, becoming head of the yearbook committee, and having his choice of colleges. It does NOT include falling head over heels for his best friend, Kyle. It’s a distraction, it’s pointless—Kyle is already dating the head cheerleader, Ruby—and Gideon doesn’t know what to do. Kyle finally feels like he has a handle on life. He has a wonderful girlfriend, a best friend willing to debate the finer points of Lord of the Rings, and social acceptance as captain of the basketball team. So when both Ruby and Gideon start acting really weird, just as his spot on the team is threatened, Kyle can’t quite figure out what he did wrong. Sandy Hall, the author of A Little Something Different, is back with her signature wit in this quirky and heartfelt LGBT YA novel.

Do Something Different

Do Something Different

Do Something Different

Frustrated that people seem unaware of your business? Maddened that your competitors are making more money for a worse product? Take charge of the situation and create your own alternatives. Examines 14 key marketing principles to enhance sales and looks at 100 instructive and revealing case studies.