In her newest YA novel, VASSA IN THE NIGHT, Sarah Porter has merged the dark, forested world of Russian folklore with the gritty, urban streets of Brooklyn to vibrant and dramatic effect.
In the enchanted kingdom of Brooklyn, the fashionable people put on cute shoes, go to parties in warehouses, drink on rooftops at sunset, and tell themselves they’ve arrived. Babs Yaga, the owner of the local convenience store, has a policy of beheading shoplifters—and sometimes innocent shoppers as well. So when Vassa’s stepsister sends her out for light bulbs in the middle of night, she knows it could easily become a suicide mission.
But Vassa has a bit of luck hidden in her pocket, a gift from her dead mother. Erg is a tough-talking wooden doll with sticky fingers, a bottomless stomach, and a ferocious cunning. With Erg’s help, Vassa just might be able to break the witch’s curse and free her Brooklyn neighborhood. But Babs won’t be playing fair….
Find out more at http://www.sarahporterbooks.com/ YA/Fantasy
Super savvy Psychic to the Stars un Duffs
Hilary Duff, saying one Duff is enough. Duff turns her hockey puck buck
in for better love luck. Sources say Psychic Christopher Golden is to
blame for throwing the game.
The Klong Guru Tour takes approximately four hours and commences along the Chao Phraya River, before branching off into the heart of the city's fascinating klong labyrinth. Designed to Showcase the city's hidden cultural gems, the excursion reveals unique glimpses of timeless local life and traditional wooden canal homes that just out over the water. the journey includes encounters with the floating plants farm, exploration of glittering temples that were created in the Ayutthaya era ,and the opportunity to participate in the Thai custom of feeding fish for luck.
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What does Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, and Billie Holiday have in common? Well Jazz of course, and if you are a jazz music lover then you are in luck, because Bangkok’s jazz scene has one of the world’s best jazz scene, and it is also home to the best jazz bars in Asia. From gorgeous hotel lounges , elegant jazz clubs, to hip cozy bars – Bangkok is all that jazz