Street Pharm

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439120323

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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Ty Johnson knows survival. Since inheriting his pop’s business at sixteen, Ty’s developed smarts, skills, and mad discipline. The supply game’s in his blood. And life is pretty sweet when you’re on top. But one slip—or one serious competitor—and life turns ugly fast. Suddenly, Ty’s got to rethink his whole strategy. And for the #1 dealer on the streets, strategy is not just about staying ahead. It’s about survival.

Street Pharm

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442481668

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 290

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Inheriting the family business when his father is thrown in jail, seventeen-year-old Ty Johnson becomes one of the most successful drug dealers on the streets of Brooklyn until a competitor enters the neighborhood and a nasty turf war begins. Original.

Street Pharm

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416911545

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 297

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Since inheriting his father's business at age sixteen, Ty has developed the skills and discipline needed to succeed as Brooklyn, New York's, top drug dealer but when things go bad he must fight to survive.

Snitch

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 144248165X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 285

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Julia DiVino tries hard not to get mixed-up with the gangs at South Bay High School, but when Eric Valientâe enters into her life, everything changes.

Takedown

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442463139

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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A teen infiltrates a drug ring to settle a vendetta in this fast-paced novel from the author of Street Pharm and Snitch. Darren took the fall for Diamond Tony, the notorious head of the city’s drug cartel. Two years later, Darren’s finally out of juvie—and determined to get even. Working as an informant for the police, Darren infiltrates Diamond Tony’s operation. But falling for sweet, innocent Jessica was not part of that plan. She’s a distraction—and a liability. She’s also everything Darren dreamed about while he was locked up, and with her, he has the promise of a fresh start. When a deadly turf war breaks out between Diamond Tony and the Bloods, Darren gets caught in the crossfire. The cops think he’s playing both sides, and any mistake could be his last. Darren has to stay on his game if he’s going to protect Jessica—and if he’s going to stay alive.

Raven

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439156573

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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From the author of Street Pharm and Snitch comes an acclaimed urban fantasy that tests the limits of love and immortality. Zin dances with fire in every step, speaks with a honey-sweet voice, and sees with eyes that can peer into your soul. Nicole’s friendship with him is the only thing that saves her from the boredom of school and the turmoil of her family life. It’s no wonder why Nicole is madly in love with him. But she can’t understand why he keeps her at a distance, even though she can feel his soul reaching out for hers. Zin is like no man Nicole has ever met, and he carries with him a very old secret. When Nicole uncovers the truth, her love may be the only thing that can save him from it…

On the Edge

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062303465

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

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From Allison van Diepen, author of Light of Day, Snitch, and Street Pharm, comes a sexy, dangerous novel—perfect for fans of Simone Elkeles and Paul Griffin—about a teen who witnesses a murder and gets caught up in the seedy world of Miami's gangs. Maddie Diaz never should have taken that shortcut through the park. If she hadn't, she wouldn't have seen two members of the Reyes gang attacking a homeless man. Now, as the only witness, she knows there's a target on her back. But when the Reyes jump her on the street, Maddie is protected by a second gang and their secretive leader, Lobo, who is determined to take down the Reyes himself. Lobo is mysterious and passionate, and Maddie begins to fall for him. But when they live this close to the edge, can their love survive?

The Vampire Stalker

Author: Allison Van Diepen

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407130676

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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What if the characters in a vampire novel left their world - and came into yours? Amy is in love with someone who doesn't exist: Alexander Banks, the dashing hero in a popular series of vampire novels. Then one night, Amy meets a boy who bears an eerie resemblance to Alexander. In fact, he is Alexander, who has escaped from the pages of the book and is in hot pursuit of a wicked vampire named Vigo. Together, Amy and Alexander set out to track Vigo and learn how and why Alexander crossed over. But when she and Alexander begin to fall for each other, Amy wonders if she even wants him to ever return to the realm of fiction.

Run the Risk

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062433377

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 288

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From the author of On the Edge and Light of Day, Run the Risk is a romantic and gritty story, perfect for fans of Simone Elkeles. Grace has done her best to move on since her ex-boyfriend Mateo chose gang life over her. But even though years have passed, she hasn’t forgotten him—especially since she’s seen her younger brother Alex drawn to a life on the streets. She can’t bear to think of Alex making the same mistakes as Mateo, but she feels him slipping away. So when Mateo suddenly resurfaces, insisting he’s left gang life behind him, Grace sees an opportunity. Maybe he could be the one to reach Alex and pull him away from the edge. She tells herself she’s only talking to Mateo again because of Alex, but her feelings quickly return. Can she ever trust Mateo again? And is saving her brother worth risking a broken heart? With everyone she loves in danger, Grace must decide how much to sacrifice before it’s too late. Run the Risk is set in the same world as Allison van Diepen’s previous novels Light of Day and On the Edge (readers will recognize some of their favorite characters in this book) and features a diverse cast. With romance, action, and realistic friendships, this is a gripping story about the dangers one girl faces to save the people she loves.

Graffiti Girl

Author: Kelly Parra

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416556567

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Graffiti art. It's bold. It's thrilling. And it can get a girl into serious trouble.... Raised by her single mom (who's always dating the wrong kind of man) in a struggling California neighborhood, Angel Rodriguez is a headstrong, independent young woman who channels her hopes and dreams for the future into her painting. But when her entry for a community mural doesn't rate, she's heartbroken. Even with winning artist Nathan Ramos -- a senior track star and Angel's secret crush -- taking a sudden interest in Angel and her art, she's angry and hurt. She's determined to find her own place in the art world, her own way. That's when Miguel Badalin -- from the notorious graffiti crew Reyes Del Norte -- opens her eyes to an underground world of graf tags and turf wars. She's blown away by this bad boy's fantastic work and finds herself drawn to his dangerous charm. Soon she's running with Miguel's crew, pushing her skills to the limit and beginning to emerge as the artist she always dreamed she could be. But Nathan and Miguel are bitter enemies with a shared past, and choosing between them and their wildly different approaches to life and art means that Angel must decide what matters most before the artist inside of her can truly break free.

Dope Sick

Author: Walter Dean Myers

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061214779

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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The itch starts when things get too heavy for Lil J. Skin popping or stealing pain pills from his mom help him relax. But Lil J's focus is wandering because money is short, and his man Rico knows a way to make some quick cash. It's supposed to be an easy deal, but it isn't so simple when the buyer is an undercover cop. With a gunshot wound to the arm, Rico in jail, and a police officer clinging to life, Lil J is starting to get dope sick. He'd do anything to change the last twenty-four hours, and when he stumbles into an abandoned crack house, it actually might be possible. . . . Walter Dean Myers weaves elements of magical realism into a harrowing story about drug use, violence, alternate perceptions of reality, and second chances.

Special-Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free

Nutrition-Focused Tools to Help Minimize Meds and Maximize Health and Well-Being

Author: Judy Converse

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101445793

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

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Advice for parents interested in nutrition strategies for enhanced health and less dependence on medications for special-needs children. This expert and practical guide advises parents of special-needs children on how to maximize the impact of nutrition in order to lessen the need for pharmaceuticals. Informed by the latest research and the author's thriving nutrition-for-kids practice, it presents condition- specific information on how to harness the power of specific foods, ingredients, and nutritional supplements to help special needs kids enjoy improved health, growth, functional ability, and well being. Suitable for children with ADHD, asthma, allergies, chronic inflammatory conditions, autism, learning disabilities, mood concerns, sensory processing disorder, and other neurodevelopmental problems. A non-invasive and holistic approach that complements existing therapies, this book aims to help each child reach his or her full potential.

Light of Day

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 006230349X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

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From the author of On the Edge and Snitch comes a dangerous, sexy novel perfect for fans of Simone Elkeles. When Gabby Perez is almost drugged at a nightclub, she decides to take action. Teaming up with a mysterious stranger known as X, the two go after a gang who is drugging and kidnapping innocent girls off the Miami streets and forcing them into prostitution. As their search deepens, Gabby and X can't ignore their undeniable attraction to each other. Then Gabby discovers the truth about who X really is and the danger that surrounds him. Can their love survive the light of day? Light of Day is set in the same world as On the Edge (readers will recognize some of their favorite characters in this book) and features a diverse cast. With romance, action, and realistic friendships, this is a gripping story about finding out where you belong, discovering the power to make a difference, and finding true love along the way.

The Oracle of Dating

Author: Allison van Diepen

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426854862

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

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For five bucks, the Oracle of Dating will tell you: * How to flirt * If that cute guy you're crushing on likes you, too * Whether your new romance will last through lunch period * And much more What she won't tell you? Who she is. No one at Kayla's school knows she's the famous Oracle of Dating— the anonymous queen of dating advice. She doesn't even have a boyfriend. Two relationship disasters were enough to make Kayla focus on everyone else's love life. But then her advice backfires on her own best friend. And Kayla starts to seriously obsess about Jared Stewart—the very cute, very mysterious new guy in school. Suddenly, the teen queen of advice needs her own oracle of dating—and she knows just where to find one….

Lifted

Author: Wendy Toliver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439157473

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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It's not what you steal. It's getting away with it that's so much fun. Lifted, a novel by Wendy Toliver.

Tyrell

Author: Coe Booth

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545232155

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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An astonishing new voice in teen literature, writing what is sure to be one of the most talked-about debuts of the year. Tyrell is a young African-American teen who can't get a break. He's living (for now) with his spaced-out mother and little brother in a homeless shelter. His father's in jail. His girlfriend supports him, but he doesn't feel good enough for her -- and seems to be always on the verge of doing the wrong thing around her. There's another girl at the homeless shelter who is also after him, although the desires there are complicated. Tyrell feels he needs to score some money to make things better. Will he end up following in his father's footsteps?

Bronxwood

Author: Coe Booth

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054533246X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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The acclaimed author of TYRELL and KENDRA returns to PUSH to continue Tyrell's astonishing story. Tyrell's father is just out of jail, and Tyrell doesn't know how to deal with that. It's bad enough that his brother Troy is in foster care and that his mother is no help whatsoever. Now there's another thing up in his face, just when he's trying to settle down. Tyrell's father has plans of his own, and doesn't seem to care whether or not Tyrell wants to go along with them. Tyrell can see the crash that's coming -- with his dad, with the rest of his family, with the girls he's seeing -- but he's not sure he can stop it. Or if he even wants to.

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice

A Practical Approach

Author: Virginia Poole Arcangelo,Andrew M. Peterson,Veronica Wilbur,Jennifer A. Reinhold

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496351843

Category: Medical

Page: 884

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Be ready to prescribe and administer drugs safely and effectively—and grasp all the vitals of pharmacology—with the fully updated Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, 4th edition. Written by pharmacology nursing experts, this easy-to-read text offers proven frameworks for treating more than 50 common diseases and disorders. Learn how to identify disorders, review possible therapies, then prescribe and monitor drug treatment, accurately. Based on current evidence and real-life patient scenarios, this is the perfect pharmacology learning guide and on-the-spot clinical resource. Absorb the key principles and practical methods for accurate prescribing and monitoring, with . . . NEW chapter on Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis NEW and updated therapies, and updated and additional case studies, with sample questions NEW content on the impacts of the Affordable Care Act Updated chapters on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and pharmacogenomics Updated evidence-based algorithms and drug tables – Listing uses, mechanisms, adverse effects, drug interactions, contraindications, and monitoring parameters, organized by drug class; quick access to generic and trade names and dosages Quick-scan format organizes information by body system Chapter features include: Brief overview – Pathophysiology of each disorder, and relevant classes of drugs Monitoring Patient Response section – What to monitor, and when Patient Education section – Includes information on CAM for each disorder Drug Overview tables – Usual dose, contraindications and side effects, and special considerations Algorithms – Visual cues on how to approach treatment Updated Recommended Order of Treatment tables – First-, second- and third-line drug therapies for each disorder Answers to Case Study Questions for each disorder – Strengthens critical thinking skills Selecting the Most Appropriate Agent section – The thought process for choosing an initial drug therapy Principles of Therapeutics unit – Avoiding medication errors; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; impact of drug interactions and adverse events; principles of pharmacotherapy for pediatrics, pregnancy/lactation, and geriatrics Disorders units – Pharmacotherapy for disorders in various body systems Pharmacotherapy in Health Promotion unit – Smoking cessation, immunizations, weight management Women’s Health unit – Including contraception, menopause, and osteoporosis Integrative Approach to Patient Care unit – Issues to consider when presented with more than one diagnosis Standard pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners, students, and physician assistants Ancillaries – Case Study answers, multiple choice questions and answers for every chapter, PowerPoints, Acronyms List

The Dangerous Gentleman

The Rogues of Regent Street

Author: Julia London

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780307483539

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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With her trademark sensuality and dazzling storytelling, Julia London brings us the Rogues of Regent Street, three dashing, aristocratic gentlemen whose scandalous exploits are the talk of the ton. Adrian Spence, Earl of Albright, has earned his notoriety on the dueling field, and in the finest drawing rooms—and boudoirs—of England. This is his story.... It was strictly business as Adrian Spence claimed the woman his brother desired. A hasty wedding, and Lilliana Dashell was his—sweet revenge on the father who disinherited him and the brother who let it happen. Their wedding night is a revelation as passionate, innocent Lilliana ignites fires Adrian tries desperately to deny. By day he is a stranger. By night he is the lover of her dreams, and she a shameless wanton in his arms. But Adrian is determined that no woman will ever possess him. And Lilliana knows that her only hope of taming this very dangerous gentleman is to unlock his deepest mysteries and open his shuttered heart to love.... From the Paperback edition.

The Pharm House

A Harding Family Story

Author: Bill Powers

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 168222063X

Category: Fiction

Page: 424

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Bill is wrapping up work on a sequel to The Pharm House - "The Torch is Passed", that he expects to be available Fall 2015. The Torch is Passed is a mystery/thriller about the Harding family with some new and exciting characters introduced.