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Misfit
  • Author : Jon Skovron
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781613122075
  • Reader Reviews : 23
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Jael has always felt like a freak. She has never kissed a boy, she never knew her mom, and her dad has always been superstrict—but that’s probably because her mom was a demon, which makes Jael half demon and most definitely not a normal sophomore girl. On her 16th birthday, a mysterious present unlocks her family’s dangerous history and Jael’s untapped potential. What was merely an embarrassing secret before becomes a terrifying reality. Jael must learn to master her demon side in order to take on a vindictive Duke of Hell, while also dealing with a twisted priest, best-friend drama, and a spacey blond skater boy who may have hidden depths. Author Jon Skovron takes on the dark side of human nature with his signature funny, heartfelt prose.

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    The Misfit's Manifesto
  • Author : Lidia Yuknavitch
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781501120060
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • The author explores the status of being a misfit as something to be embraced, and social misfits as being individuals of value who have a place in society, in a work that encourages people who have had difficulty finding their way to pursue their goals.

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    Misfit
  • Author : Adam Braver
  • Publisher : Tin House Books
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9781935639404
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Retells the final weekend of Marilyn Monroe's life as she remembers her marriages, her time at the Actors Studio, and her role in Arthur Miller's "The Misfits."

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    Misfit in Love
  • Author : S. K. Ali
  • Publisher : Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781534442757
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In this fun and fresh sequel to Saints and Misfits, Janna hopes her brother’s wedding will be the perfect start to her own summer of love, but attractive new arrivals have her more confused than ever. Janna Yusuf is so excited for the weekend: her brother Muhammad’s getting married, and she’s reuniting with her mom, whom she’s missed the whole summer. And Nuah’s arriving for the weekend too. Sweet, constant Nuah. The last time she saw him, Janna wasn’t ready to reciprocate his feelings for her. But things are different now. She’s finished high school, ready for college…and ready for Nuah. It’s time for Janna’s (carefully planned) summer of love to begin—starting right at the wedding. But it wouldn’t be a wedding if everything went according to plan. Muhammad’s party choices aren’t in line with his fiancée’s taste at all, Janna’s dad is acting strange, and her mom is spending more time with an old friend (and maybe love interest?) than Janna. And Nuah’s treating her differently. Just when things couldn’t get more complicated, two newcomers—the dreamy Haytham and brooding Layth—have Janna more confused than ever about what her misfit heart really wants. Janna’s summer of love is turning out to be super crowded and painfully unpredictable.

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    Misfits
  • Author : Michaela Coel
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Pages : 74
  • ISBN : 9781250843456
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • From the brilliant mind of Michaela Coel, creator and star of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum and a Royal Society of Literature fellow, comes a passionate and inspired declaration against fitting in. When invited to deliver the MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Michaela Coel touched a lot of people with her striking revelations about race, class and gender, but the person most significantly impacted was Coel herself. Building on her celebrated speech, Misfits immerses readers in her vision through powerful allegory and deeply personal anecdotes—from her coming of age in London public housing to her discovery of theater and her love for storytelling. And she tells of her reckoning with trauma and metamorphosis into a champion for herself, inclusivity, and radical honesty. With inspiring insight and wit, Coel lays bare her journey so far and invites us to reflect on our own. By embracing our differences, she says, we can transform our lives. An artist to her core, Coel holds up the path of the creative as an emblem of our need to regard one another with care and respect—and transparency. Misfits is a triumphant call for honesty, empathy and inclusion. Championing “misfits” everywhere, this timely, necessary book is a rousing coming-to-power manifesto dedicated to anyone who has ever worried about fitting in.

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    Diary of a Misfit
  • Author : Casey Parks
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Pages : 369
  • ISBN : 9780525658535
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Part memoir, part sweeping journalistic saga: As Casey Parks follows the mystery of a stranger's past, she is forced to reckon with her own sexuality, her fraught Southern identity, her tortured yet loving relationship with her mother, and the complicated role of faith in her life. "Most moving is Parks’s depiction of a queer lineage, her assertion of an ancestry of outcasts, a tapestry of fellow misfits into which the marginalized will always, for better or worse, fit." —The New York Times Book Review When Casey Parks came out as a lesbian in college back in 2002, she assumed her life in the South was over. Her mother shunned her, and her pastor asked God to kill her. But then Parks's grandmother, a stern conservative who grew up picking cotton, pulled her aside and revealed a startling secret. "I grew up across the street from a woman who lived as a man," and then implored Casey to find out what happened to him. Diary of a Misfit is the story of Parks's life-changing journey to unravel the mystery of Roy Hudgins, the small-town country singer from grandmother’s youth, all the while confronting ghosts of her own. For ten years, Parks traveled back to rural Louisiana and knocked on strangers’ doors, dug through nursing home records, and doggedly searched for Roy’s own diaries, trying to uncover what Roy was like as a person—what he felt; what he thought; and how he grappled with his sense of otherness. With an enormous heart and an unstinting sense of vulnerability, Parks writes about finding oneself through someone else’s story, and about forging connections across the gulfs that divide us.

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    Misfit
  • Author : Charli Howard
  • Publisher : Puffin
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0241328829
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  • Genre : Clothing trade
  • A beautiful and brave book - Emma Gannon Everyone should read this book - ModelTypeFace A thoughtful, honest and articulate voice - The Observer Witty - The Sun Packed full of honesty and insight - Dr Radha So, how did a slightly bonkers misfit with anorexia, bulimia and anxiety decide to solve their problems? I became a model. As you do. Charli Howard had always wanted to be normal - but for some reason, she couldn't quite find out how to do it. As a teenager, she felt like the only one who struggled with anxiety and self-esteem issues when everyone around her seemed to fit in. So she tried to embrace standing out: by becoming a model. Believing it would make her happy and envied, she set out single-mindedly to make it - and she achieved her dream. But the reality wasn't quite as glamorous as she'd hoped. The pressure on Charli to look a certain way took an extreme toll on her body and self-image, and no matter how thin she got, she was never thin enough. When Charli, though medically underweight, was fired by her modelling agency for being too big, she decided she'd had enough. She used her platform for good and spoke out about the insane standards of the modelling industry, whose images influence young women and girls all over the world. Now, Charli is comfortable in her skin for the first time ever, working happily as a plus sized model in New York. Here, she shares her journey, from anorexic and bulimic teenager to happy, healthy twenty-something.

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    The Misfit of Demon King Academy 01
  • Author : Shu,Kayaharuka
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781646090426
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • What if you were the strongest demon king in history...but nobody believed you? A light-hearted action rom-com series wherein the devil is definitely not getting his due. Anoth, the Demon King of Tyranny, has defeated humans, spirits, and gods alike. But even demon kings get tired of all the fighting sometimes! Hoping for a more peaceful life, Anoth decides to reincarnate himself. When he wakes two thousand years later, though, he finds the world has become too peaceful--his descendants have grown weak and magic is in serious decline. Intending to reclaim his rightful place, he enrolls in Demon King Academy, where he finds that his magical power is off the charts. Literally. And because they can't measure his power, the faculty and other students regard Anoth as a misfit. With the support of Misha, the one student he manages to befriend, the misfit (Demon King) begins his climb up the demon ranks!

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    Misfit
  • Author : Jon Skovron
  • Publisher : Amulet Books
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1419704109
  • Reader Reviews : 23
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Seattle sixteen-year-old Jael must negotiate normal life in Catholic school while learning to control the abilities she inherited from her mother, a demon, and protect those she loves from Belial, the Duke of Hell.

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    The Misfits
  • Author : James Howe
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781442449428
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Kids who get called the worst names oftentimes find each other. That's how it was with us. Skeezie Tookis and Addie Carle and Joe Bunch and me. We call ourselves the Gang of Five, but there are only four of us. We do it to keep people on their toes. Make 'em wonder. Or maybe we do it because we figure that there's one more kid out there who's going to need a gang to be a part of. A misfit, like us. Skeezie, Addie, Joe, and Bobby -- they've been friends forever. They laugh together, have lunch together, and get together once a week at the Candy Kitchen to eat ice cream and talk about important issues. Life isn't always fair, but at least they have each other -- and all they really want to do is survive the seventh grade. That turns out to be more of a challenge than any of them had anticipated. Starting with Addie's refusal to say the Pledge of Allegiance and her insistence on creating a new political party to run for student council, the Gang of Five is in for the ride of their lives. Along the way they will learn about politics and popularity, love and loss, and what it means to be a misfit. After years of getting by, they are given the chance to stand up and be seen -- not as the one-word jokes their classmates have tried to reduce them to, but as the full, complicated human beings they are just beginning to discover they truly are.

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    Misfit Modernism
  • Author : Octavio R. González
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Pages : 133
  • ISBN : 9780271087375
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • In this book, Octavio R. González revisits the theme of alienation in the twentieth-century novel, identifying an alternative aesthetic centered on the experience of double exile, or marginalization from both majority and home culture. This misfit modernist aesthetic decenters the mainstream narrative of modernism—which explores alienation from a universal and existential perspective—by showing how a group of authors leveraged modernist narrative to explore minoritarian experiences of cultural nonbelonging. Tying the biography of a particular author to a close reading of one of that author’s major works, González considers in turn Nella Larsen’s Quicksand, Wallace Thurman’s The Blacker the Berry, Jean Rhys’s Quartet, and Christopher Isherwood’s A Single Man. Each of these novels explores conditions of maladjustment within one of three burgeoning cultural movements that sought representation in the greater public sphere: the New Negro movement during the Harlem Renaissance, the 1920s Paris expatriate scene, and the queer expatriate scene in Los Angeles before Stonewall. Using a methodological approach that resists institutional taxonomies of knowledge, González shows that this double exile speaks profoundly through largely autobiographical narratives and that the novels’ protagonists challenge the compromises made by these minoritarian groups out of an urge to assimilate into dominant social norms and values. Original and innovative, Misfit Modernism is a vital contribution to conversations about modernism in the contexts of sexual identity, nationality, and race. Moving beyond the debates over the intellectual legacies of intersectionality and queer theory, González shows us new ways to think about exclusion.

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    Saints and Misfits
  • Author : S. K. Ali
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781481499248
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.

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    Alpha: Misfit's Rise
  • Author : Sara E. Tall
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Pages : 319
  • ISBN : 9780359258277
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A century after the Magi of Earth found sanctuary in an underground Realm, those whose magic is sub-par or whose half-breed heritage leaves them as outcasts and forced into exile back on Earth. As a powerless Fae/Human hybrid, Billie should fit right in. Except, she’s anything but powerless, making her a misfit among misfits. When her powers nearly destroy a human home, she's given a chance to return. Returning to the Realm has always been Billie’s dream, but the Realm is anything but a fairy tale. Despite its claims of acceptance and equality, ancient rivalries between the Realm’s magical species are threatening to rip it apart. Billie somehow manages to land herself in the middle, a dangerous place for an outcast to be. What’s more, the powerful magic that brought her here suddenly vanishes, leaving her vulnerable to the attacks of those who think a misfit doesn’t belong in the Realm. Staying in the Realm is her only chance to live life as a true Mage, but staying could cost her life entirely.

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    Misfit Marketing for Restaurants
  • Author : Jace Kovacevich,Brett Linkletter
  • Publisher : Misfit Media Incorporated
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0578751291
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  • Genre : Books
  • WHO ARE THE NEW "RAINMAKERS" IN THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY? They are the owners who are consistently increasing revenue every month, expanding their business, and opening additional locations in new cities regularly. They are the business leaders who challenge the status quo, who adopt and adapt to new and every-changing technology, and who refuse to be average. And what's amazing is... They are doing all of this without overworking, breaking the bank on marketing gimmicks, or taking out business loans There's so much out there on the topic of restaurant growth techniques that it can be quite overwhelming... Misfit Marketing For Restaurants is a book for those who want more out of their restaurant and are looking to make a dent in the food and beverage universe. After servicing over 250 restaurant concepts across the globe and helping these businesses to acquire guests through their digital marketing strategies, Brett Linkletter and Jace Kovacevich, founders of Misfit Media, have gained unparalleled insight in the restaurant marketing space. They have been named "Top Performing Local Business Agency" by Manychat, have received 2 published Facebook((TM)) Business case studies, and have become wildly famous for their unique approach to guest acquisition and retention through what they call "Omnichannel Chat Marketing". To be a true "Misfit" means to do things differently; Brett and Jace embrace this concept to their core. After reading this book, you will learn the framework of developing a digital marketing machine that will not only help your restaurant acquire guests but will also keep them coming back. You will also learn: How to generate consistent, trackable, predictable revenue every month from social media, regardless of your following. Key tools and metrics used to measure how much guests spend per visit down to the dollar. 8 real-life case studies of restaurants executing these strategies and seeing extraordinary success. Whether you are a restaurant owner who is struggling to see results from your marketing strategy or you are already seeing success but are looking to take your business further and expand, this book will provide you with the know-how knowledge and extensive toolset to elevate your growth!

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    Revenge of the Paste Eaters
  • Author : Cheryl Peck
  • Publisher : 5 Spot
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780446507097
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Humor
  • The author of "Fat Girls and Lawn Chairs" is back with a funny and poignant new collection of personal stories about growing up a misfit.

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    Petunia and Misfit
  • Author : JANELY LOPEZ
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN : 9780359662173
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  • Genre : Books
  • Petunia arrives at her new home not knowing that she will be meeting her new sister, Misfit. Misfit originally does not accept Petunia, she's been the only dog in the house for years. What will Petunia do to gain Misfits friendship? Follow these two furry sisters on their journey of love, friendship, and sisterhood.

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    The Misfit Economy
  • Author : Alexa Clay,Kyra Maya Phillips
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781451688825
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A book that argues that lessons in creativity, innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters, hustlers, and others living and working on the margins of business and society. Who are the greatest innovators in the world? You're probably thinking Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford. The usual suspects. This book isn't about them. It's about people you've never heard of. It's about people who are just as innovative, entrepreneurial, and visionary as the Jobses, Edisons, and Fords of the world. They’re in the crowded streets of Shenzhen, the prisons of Somalia, the flooded coastal towns of Thailand. They are pirates, computer hackers, pranksters, and former gang leaders. Across the globe, diverse innovators operating in the black, grey, and informal economies are developing solutions to a myriad of challenges. Far from being "deviant entrepreneurs" that pose threats to our social and economic stability, these innovators display remarkable ingenuity, pioneering original methods and practices that we can learn from and apply to move formal markets. This book investigates the stories of underground innovation that make up the Misfit Economy. It examines the teeming genius of the underground. It asks: Who are these unknown visionaries? How do they work? How do they organize themselves? How do they catalyze innovation? And ultimately, how can you take these lessons into your own world?

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    The Misfit Economy
  • Author : Alexa Clay,Kyra Maya Phillips
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781451688832
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A book that argues that lessons in creativity, innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters, hustlers, and others living and working on the margins of business and society.

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    Harold the Misfit
  • Author : Caitlin Finn
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Pages : 27
  • ISBN : 9781466951310
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  • Genre : Books
  • Harold the Misfit was once just a goofy drawing on a page of a sketchbook, but he had a story that was waiting to be told. Harold the Misfit is a story of a critter that is part dog, zebra, turtle, bird, and lobster. He doesn t fit in with the other kids at school due to his strange looks. One day, Harold s class goes on a field trip to outer space. While on the trip, the class s spaceship malfunctions; however, Harold is able to save the day thanks to the characteristics that make him unique. From that point on, the class learns that although Harold may not be like the rest of the students, his uniqueness is what makes him so wonderful.

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    Misfit
  • Author : Rodney S. Campbell
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 9781532027543
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Its been ten years since Michelle Timeworth, known by the nickname Misfit, traveled to Hans Island as a member of the Barracudas, a CIA assault team. Although shes now a deadly fighter, that wasnt always the case. As a small child growing up in Brooklyn, Michelle witnesses the murder of her parents and older brother. This event puts her on a troubled path and leads her into a criminal lifestyle as a young teen, landing her in juvenile detention in between being shuffled from family to family as she tries to build an existence for herself. Her life takes a different course when a navy recruiter takes her in and raises her, keeping her out of trouble and preparing her for a brighter future. Twenty years before her CIA career begins, she serves as a Navy SEAL and unknowingly works for a criminal organization known as the Alumnus. But she has no idea that as an adult, shell have the opportunity to have her vengeance on those who killed her beloved family. Full of action and adventure, this screenplay explores the past of a member of a CIA assault team, revealing the trauma that shaped her into the heroine she is.

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    Misfit
  • Author : Andreas Souvaliotis
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9780385692694
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Updated and expanded: A new edition of the inspiring memoir by one of Canada's most unusual, successful and socially conscious businesspeople. "I am different. I have always been different. I grew up scared of being found out, scared of my natural inability to fit in, to conform, to look and sound and dress and behave 'normal.' I was always drawn to the different ones and I observed them with fascination--but the thought of being even a little bit like them mortified me. I was desperate to fit in. . . ." --From Misfit Andreas Souvaliotis was raised at a time when being on the autism spectrum wasn't easily diagnosed or even discussed. Minds like his were simply considered odd. He also knew from an early age he was gay, and it terrified him as he was growing up with openly homophobic parents in one of Europe's least tolerant societies. Andreas's differences made him an outsider, right through to his mid-forties. And then suddenly, everything changed. Misfit is the extraordinary memoir of a man who realized there was strength in his strangeness, that it could be used as a force for good. "It all happened in a flash. On a beautiful spring morning in 2007, sitting in my backyard and licking my wounds from a spectacular career derailment, I came up with a big idea--and I found myself contemplating the most daring and unconventional pursuit of my life." The weird kid from Greece was on his way to making his world, and everyone's world, a better place. Andreas Souvaliotis's inspiring story shows us that everyone has what it takes to trigger positive change, and that none of us should see our differences and quirks as handicaps. • The author is donating all of his proceeds from this book to 6 Degrees, a global charitable initiative that promotes inclusion, diversity, belonging and citizenhip. 6degreesto.com

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    The Misfit of Demon King Academy 04
  • Author : Shu,Kayaharuka
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781646091331
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • What if you were the strongest demon king in history...but nobody believed you? Anoth has freed Ivis from possession by the false Demon King, and peace has been restored for the time being... But it doesn’t last for long! New transfer student Rei joins the class at Demon King Academy Delsgade and immediately makes a splash with his superior fighting skills. Rei's swordsmanship may be exceptional, but will it be enough for him to win when he challenges Anoth to a duel? Or is it time for the Demon King of Tyranny to school his fellow student?

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    Misfit Toymakers
  • Author : Keith T Jenkins
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : 9781496921543
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Misfit Toymakers is a Historical Fiction set in the future, back dropped by the secession of Texas from the Union and the states that follow with it, the politics of the fifty years between now and then. It is an intrigue of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of his Loves, as Joshua Danz discovers, then navigates the waters of international commerce to make a place in the world, looking for a life where terrorists, politicians, millionaires, and thugs arent trying to kill him. Through it all there is the story of love, leadership, personal responsibility and redemption. Joshua Danz, a man conflicted by who he was, is, and is not. He discovers that his is a life of wealth and power that must be learned, not earned. He is the master of a massive, global Enterprise, and yet somehow he is its subject. Also, he is a man of strong desires and dedications; his love, though quiet and covert, is powerful as it drives him to find all truth about himself. As a man with no memories, he discovers that he has been told the story of his life, but then his memories begin to reappear, like a favorite movie, with an additional lifetime attached. All is a jumble as he learns, for certain, who he is and what has happened. He discovers his past, the parts played by others and their intentions. He begins to plot a way out, but not without those he holds dear. He is among the most wealthy, nearly unknown men in the world, torn between women, kingdoms, and lives. Ethyl, the woman he first comes to love, after his recovery is a real piece of work. She is smart, capable, beautiful, sexy, deadly, and wise. She works for him, as his administrative assistant and much more. She makes certain that his every command is carried out, and she protects him with her life a life that is not nearly as long as it looks. Joshua will avenge somehow, if he can only overcome the truth he discovers about her. Doctor Ilyssa Marquez Doc was born in Mexico and is a genuine genius and medical doctor who had her Bachelors at sixteen, Masters at eighteen and before she was thirty had perfected the hardware and surgeries that would rebuild Joshua, almost from scratch. Ilyssa is beautiful, brilliant, and engaging in every way! She is burdened with intrigues as the sponsors of her work on Danz, simply take away her promising future, and she wants it back.

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    Misfit
  • Author : Charli Howard
  • Publisher : Puffin
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0241329302
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • 'Hilarious and a timely look at women and our bodies' Juno Dawson 'Honest, rebellious and completely refreshing' Fearne Cotton Charli Howard grew up thinking that she wasn't good enough. She wasn't pretty enough. She wasn't rich enough. She wasn't thin enough. Fitting in wasn't exactly easy. Looking at the smiling girls in magazines, she came to the obvious conclusion: to be accepted, she has to be 'perfect'. She had to be a model. But what magazines don't tell you is that you can't Photoshop your problems away, and they can Photoshop a lot. So, when you're the thinnest you've ever been, your agency fires you, and you're battling anxiety and an eating disorder to boot, how do you get through it? You get angry, go viral and discover that, after all that, you're not alone. At least that's what Charli did.

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    The Misfit
  • Author : Aury Wallington,Josh Schwartz
  • Publisher : Scholastic Paperbacks
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN : 0439677009
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Seth Cohen has always felt like a misfit, but things change when he becomes friends with Ryan Atwood and two girls in his high school become rivals for his attention.

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    The Guardian
  • Author : Karris Callahan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1635247837
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  • Genre : Books
  • "Ms. Callahan offers a delightful and surprising story blend of history and fantasy set both long, long ago and also not quite so far away. Be sure to find a comfy chair before settling in with Cassie and Micah. Once you open the book, you won't want to leave till it's finished." - Sandra Byrd, author of the best-selling Secret Sisters series. A misfit. An unlikely friend. A journey through a reality shattered by the tragedies of WWII. A discovery of a world beyond the pain of her own with the power to come out of the shadows and into a role that is hers alone. A battle between two worlds - will it always be one or the other_ Poverty or royalty; weakness or bravery; who she is or who she wants to be? Can this Misfit, united with another, find a way for their dreams to become reality? Or will their dreams remain just that...a figment of their imagination?

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    Anatomy of a Misfit
  • Author : Andrea Portes
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780062313669
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • “It’s rare that a book can be as funny and absolutely delightful as it is moving and thought provoking, and Anatomy of a Misfit is both.” —Lauren Oliver, author of Before I Fall Anika Dragomir is the third-most-popular girl at Pound High School. But inside, she knows she’s a freak; she can’t stop thinking about former loner Logan McDonough, who showed up on the first day of tenth grade hotter, bolder, and more mysterious than ever. Logan is fascinating, troubled, and off limits. The Pound High queen bee will make Anika’s life hell if she’s seen with him. So Anika must choose—ignore her feelings and keep her social status? Or follow her heart and risk becoming a pariah. Which will she pick? And what will she think of her choice when an unimaginable tragedy strikes, changing her forever? Part Morgan Matson, part Nicola Yoon, this incredible YA voice narrates a story Teen Vogue calls “perfection in book form.”

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    The Island of Misfit Toys
  • Author : Brendan Deneen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 73
  • ISBN : 9781949514209
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Charlie-in-the-Box gets swept out to sea two days before Christmas, King Moonracer puts together a band of misfit toys to rescue him.

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    Misfit's Manifesto
  • Author : Lidia Yuknavitch
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Limited
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 147116232X
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  • Genre : Books
  • A self-defined misfit makes a powerful case for not fitting in - for recognizing the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path. A misfit is a person who missed fitting in, a person who fits in badly, or this: a person who is poorly adapted to new situations and environments. It's a shameful word, a word no one typically tries to own. Until now. Lidia Yuknavitch is a proud misfit. That wasn't always the case. It took Lidia a long time to not simply accept, but appreciate, her misfit status. Having flunked out of college twice (and maybe even a third time that she's not going to tell you about), with two epic divorces under her belt, an episode of rehab for drug use, and two stints in jail, she felt like she would never fit in. She was a hopeless misfit. She'd failed as daughter, wife, mother, scholar - and yet the dream of being a writer was stuck like 'a small sad stone' in her throat. The feeling of not fitting in is universal. The Misfit's Manifesto is for misfits around the world - the rebels, the eccentrics, the oddballs, and anyone who has ever felt like she was messing up. It's Lidia's love letter to all those who can't ever seem to find the 'right' path. She won't tell you how to stop being a misfit - quite the opposite. In her charming, poetic, funny, and frank style, Lidia will reveal why being a misfit is not something to overcome, but something to embrace. Lidia also encourages her fellow misfits not to be afraid of pursuing goals, how to stand up, how to ask for the things they want most. Misfits belong in the room, too, she reminds us, even if their path to that room is bumpy and winding. An important idea that transcends all cultures and countries, this book has created a brave and compassionate community for misfits, a place where everyone can belong.

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    Model Misfit (Geek Girl, Book 2)
  • Author : Holly Smale
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780007489473
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • “My name is Harriet Manners, and I am still a geek.” MODEL MISFIT is the sequel to award-winning No. 1 UK debut GEEK GIRL.

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    The Misfit of Demon King Academy 02
  • Author : Shu,Kayaharuka
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781646090433
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • What if you were the strongest demon king in history...but nobody believed you? Demon King Academy is an elite school with a unique mission: to gather the most powerful students in the land in order to find the one who might be the reincarnated Demon King of Tyranny. Anoth, who actually is the reincarnated Demon King but can't get anyone to believe him, partners with fellow student Misha for an upcoming battle exam. Opposing them is a team led by Misha's elder sister, Sasha, a member of the fearsome "Chaotic Cohort" and a powerful witch who regards them both with nothing but disdain. Though Anoth's own descendants may have branded him a "misfit," now he has the perfect opportunity to show them all just how powerful he truly is!

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    The Magic Misfits
  • Author : Neil Patrick Harris
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780316355582
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A New York Times bestseller and USA Today bestselling book! From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve. When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carnies arrive to steal anything and everything they can get their sticky fingers on. After a fateful encounter with the local purveyor of illusion, Dante Vernon, Carter teams up with five other like-minded illusionists. Together, using both teamwork and magic, they'll set out to save the town of Mineral Wells from Bosso's villainous clutches. These six Magic Misfits will soon discover adventure, friendship, and their own self-worth in this delightful new series. (Psst. Hey, you! Yes, you! Congratulations on reading this far. As a reward, I'll let you in on a little secret... This book isn't just a book. It's a treasure trove of secrets and ciphers and codes and even tricks. Keep your eyes peeled and you'll discover more than just a story--you'll learn how to make your own magic!)

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    The Daring Escape of the Misfit Menagerie
  • Author : Jacqueline Resnick
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781101590751
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Four animals must find their ticket out of the circus. Smalls the sun bear, Tilda the Angora rabbit, Rigby the Komondor dog, and Wombat the wombat are the four animals that make up "the misfit menagerie." Together they’ve always lived a happy life on Mr. Mumford’s farm. That is, until one fateful evening when Mumford, loopy from elderberry wine, accidentally loses them to the dastardly circus owner Grande Master Claude. Suddenly, these animals are forced to perform death-defying tricks and live in filthy, cramped cages as members of Claude’s traveling circus. But all hope is not lost! Claude’s nephew Bertie and his friend Susan, a circus acrobat, are equally fed up with Claude’s evil ways, and together they might just have what it takes to find their ticket out of the circus.

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    The Misfit Soldier
  • Author : Michael Mammay
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780062981011
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Ocean’s Eleven meets John Scalzi in this funny, action-filled, stand-alone sci-fi adventure from the author of Planetside, in which a small team of misfit soldiers takes on a mission that could change the entire galaxy. Sergeant Gastovsky—Gas to everyone but his superior officers—never wanted to be a soldier. Far from it. But when a con goes wrong and he needs a place to lay low for a while, he finds himself wearing the power armor of the augmented infantry. After three years on a six-year contract, Gas has found his groove running low-level cons and various illegal activities that make him good money on the side. He’s the guy who can get you what you need. But he’s always had his eye out for a big score—the one that might set him up for life after the military. When one of his soldiers is left behind after a seemingly pointless battle, Gas sees his chance. He assembles a team of misfit soldiers that would push the term “ragtag” to its limits for a big con that leads them on a daring behind-the-lines mission, pitting him not only against enemy soldiers but against the top brass of his own organization. If he pulls this off, not only will he save his squadmate, he might just become the legend he’s always considered himself. He might also change the way the entire galaxy looks at this war. But for any of that to happen, he has to live through this insane plan. And charm rarely stops bullets.

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    Bunny Misfit
  • Author : Eve Langlais
  • Publisher : Eve Langlais
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781773840604
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Being a bunny in a family of wolves leads to Claire running away from home. But when her BFF needs someone to investigate a possible lead on her missing parents, Claire hops to the rescue. My name is Claire, and I am a bunny shifter who happened to be born in a pack of wolf shifters. Which, needless to say, didn't go over well. Before the people I thought of as family made me their next dinner, I ran away, and I might have stayed away forever if my best friend hadn't needed my help. A secret organization has been kidnapping shapeshifters, experimenting on them, too, and someone has to stop them. Not me, I should add, because I'm a rabbit, not a soldier, but I am good at poking my cute little nose into places I shouldn't and getting information. My mission is to locate the bad guys' HQ so the cavalry can ride in and put a stop to it. What I didn't expect was to run into an old crush of mine. A werewolf by the name of Derek who isn't bothered at all by my large floppy ears. Lucky me, the only kind of nibbling he wants to do is the delicious kind. Before we can find out if a bunny can have a happily ever after with the big bad wolf, we've got to stay out of the clutches of some mad human scientists. Genre: paranormal romance, shapeshifter romance, bunny shifter, werewolf romance, romantic comedy, supernatural thriller

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    Dragon Misfit
  • Author : Eve Langlais
  • Publisher : Eve Langlais
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9781773841885
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Someone pulled a Jurassic with my genes. I am the result of an experiment—human spliced with dinosaur—or so I assumed growing up. According to my parents, they rescued me from a lab when I was just a roly-poly egg. All my life I’ve hidden what I am because my parents told me I had to, but when they die, my world is blown apart. Which is when I meet Urion. Tall, dark, and arrogant, he invades my dreams and then ignites my world. I’m trying to protect my heart, but he makes me want something a misfit can’t have. A happily ever after. But what if there were a place where we could be together? Like a kingdom ruled by an ex-stripper… genre: paranormal romantic comedy, dragon romance, shapeshifter romance, interracial romance, alpha male

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    The Cancer Misfit
  • Author : Saskia Lightstar
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN : 9781401960414
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • You've survived cancer treatment - now what? The Cancer Misfit is here to support you when doctors, friends and family have gone 'back to normal' and assumed you can do the same. It's a life raft to help you navigate life after cancer treatment; to help you live better, think better and feel better and show you how to embrace your new future. After the treatment stops it can be difficult to know how to move on, and many survivors feel stuck in limbo between who they used to be before the diagnosis and who they are today. This is how Saskia felt when she was told the treatment was over: she felt like a Cancer Misfit, recovered physically, but mentally and emotionally still healing. Now, Saskia shares the tools that enabled her to become the happiest version of herself she has ever known. In these pages, you'll find the truth - that your best life and most beautiful self was not the person you were before your cancer diagnosis, but the person you are today; that you've become even more powerful because of the hell you went through, and that the greatest chapter of your life is here and now. The Cancer Misfit will introduce you to the person you've become as a consequence of the trauma you endured and help you to embrace your new life after treatment; a life full of confidence, happiness and peace.

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    Misfit Mayhem
  • Author : Becky Smeltzer-Lowe
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9798365087958
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  • Marigold Stroop joins the other Misfits in this second book of the Misfit series. Together, the group of kids travel in a huge basket held in Sinbad's mouth over the Caribbean to Jamaica. There, they engage in a search and rescue to try and locate a missing Misfit leader. Mrs. Hernandez, school principal and Misfit leader journeys with them aboard Sinbad's back. After one accomplishment, they are faced with another dilemma when a re-abduction occurs! Excitement ensues as a bullying bus driver seeks revenge in the school office! With one major happening after the other, the Misfits unite with their many talents to support the victims of relentless bullying.

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    Misfit Table
  • Author : Tiffini Kilgore
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780310352341
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Too often the world speaks words of harm, and too often we believe them--and so we live stories God never intended for us. Yet God longs to rewrite and redeem your story. Tiffini Kilgore, founder of the lifestyle and design boutique House of Belonging, grew up in a broken home before marrying at the tender age of sixteen. Years later, divorced and with three small children, she remarried. The seasons that followed brought two more children, another broken marriage, chronic disease, major surgeries, and cycles of abuse--leaving Tiffini feeling alone and unloved. Hungry for healing and a safe space, Tiffini began seeking Jesus through journaling and soon found bread crumbs of grace leading her down a new path. There, she found a rich table set for misfits just like her--a place of nourishment and restoration. Where she was fed lies of worthlessness, God fed her truth that she was his treasured daughter. Where she was told she was a helpless victim, God offered her the cup of his strength. Where she once held an empty future, God gave her hope and a fresh start. In cultivating an ongoing dialogue with her Abba Father, God transformed Tiffini's pain into passion, and ultimately, fierce belonging. Tiffini writes as a modern-day mystic, with lyrical force and deep tending of the soul, in this book for anyone who has ever felt out of place or at odds in the world. Each chapter features compelling narrative as well as a poignant response from "Papa" God as Tiffini calls him, and the result is a stirring invitation to come home to where you belong. Come and sit, take and eat, and join the battle cry to take God at his word.