The Mystery of Silas Finklebean

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: MacMillan UK


Category: Children's stories

Page: 163

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Adam Spanker, determined to get even after his previous defeat, has challenged Freddy to bet on the winner of the annual science competition. Freddy was convinced he'd win - being a scientific genius who brought five french fries to life . . . until he discovered that Adam had joined forces with science wiz Harold. Can Freddy and his french fry friends come up with another spectacular experiment to save the day?

Freddy and the French Fries #2:

The Mystery of Silas Finklebean

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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In this sequel to "Fries Alive!," Freddy Funkhauser discovers the lab of long-lost scientist Silas Finklebean, along with instructions on how to build a time machine. With Finklebean's help, Freddie is determined to prove himself to bully Adam Spanker.

The Last Mile: A Novel by David Baldacci (Trivia-On-Books)

Author: Trivion Books



Category: Study Aids


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Trivia-on-Book: The Last Mile by David Baldacci Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! The latest novel in the Amos Decker series, The Last Mile, is as good as any other Baldacci novel. Decker gets involved in a special operations team of the FBI. He investigates the case of Melvin Mars whose execution was stayed hours before it was supposed to take place because another man, in another jail, had confessed to the crime of which Mars was convicted. The book has lived up to the expectation created by the earlier novel of the series. RT Book Reviews rated it four and a half stars and called it an “explosive new novel.” You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to The Last Mile by David Baldacci that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

Why We Write

20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do

Author: Meredith Maran

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 782

Twenty of America's bestselling authors share tricks, tips, and secrets of the successful writing life. Anyone who's ever sat down to write a novel or even a story knows how exhilarating and heartbreaking writing can be. So what makes writers stick with it? In Why We Write, twenty well-known authors candidly share what keeps them going and what they love most—and least—about their vocation. Contributing authors include: Isabel Allende David Baldacci Jennifer Egan James Frey Sue Grafton Sara Gruen Kathryn Harrison Gish Jen Sebastian Junger Mary Karr Michael Lewis Armistead Maupin Terry McMillan Rick Moody Walter Mosley Susan Orlean Ann Patchett Jodi Picoult Jane Smiley Meg Wolitzer