Pearson, continuing the adventures of Kazi and Jase in the Dance of Thieves fantasy series; There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Pool, launching a fantasy series set in a world where chaos reigns as an Age of Darkness and the birth of a new prophet have been foretold; and Light It Up by Kekla Magoon, the story of an unarmed year-old girl who is shot and killed by a police officer, and the resulting unrest in her community, told from multiple viewpoints. Wednesday Books marks off the days with The Grace Year by Kim Liggett, serving up a speculative YA thriller set in an isolated village where girls are banished at age 16 to the wilds of the forest in order to rid themselves of feminine magic and return purified and ready to marry.
Flux steps on the scale for The Weight of a Soul by Elizabeth Tammi, a Viking fantasy about a teen girl making a gruesome deal with the Norse gods in order to bring her warrior sister back from the dead; Seeker by Kim Chance, about a year-old witch who must learn to control her magic as she faces off against an evil warlock; Ricochet by Kathryn Berla, featuring an LGBT teen who is living four different-but-parallel lives in the multiverse and must stop her megalomaniac scientist father in each one; and Across a Broken Shore by Amy Trueblood, in which an year-old bound for the convent in San Francisco discovers a love of medicine.
Jolly Fish ushers in the season with Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl, sequel to Cogheart , which follows Lily, Robert, and mechanical fox Malkin around steampunk Victorian London as they try to outwit a criminal mastermind and find a family heirloom. Owlkids picks up a pen for Dear Mr. President by Sophie Siers, illus. Peachtree buckles up with Save the Crash Test Dummies by Jennifer Swanson, navigating readers through the history of car production and the science behind auto safety; Aalfred and Aalbert by Morag Hood, starring two solitary aardvarks who finally meet and become friends; Lana Lynn Howls at the Moon by Rebecca Van Slyke, illus.
Penguin Teen Canada offers The Grey Sisters by Jo Treggiari, in which two girls head to the scene of the plane crash that killed their siblings to uncover the truth about what happened. Random House takes a sad song and makes it better with Hey Grandude! Holm, illus. Knopf puts its cards on the table with Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett, chronicling an HIV-positive teen navigating fear, disclosure, and self-acceptance when she falls in love for the first time; Everyone Counts by Judy Sierra, illus.
Happy Birthday! Acorn ties on a cape for the following illustrated early readers: I Am a Super Girl! Princess Truly 1 by Kelly Greenwalt, illus. Hello, Hedgehog! Chicken House is somewhere over the rainbow with All the Colors of Magic by Valija Zinck, in which Penelope wakes up with sparkling red hair and learns that her father is a wizard; and Frostfire by Jamie Smith, featuring a girl who has been chosen as one of hundreds with the strength to journey to the top of the glacier in her mountain village.
David Fickling Books steers the conversation with Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay, about a boy and a girl coming of age against the backdrop of the Philippine-American war of the late 19th century; and Legends of the Sky by Liz Flanagan, in which servant girl Milla witnesses a murder and finds herself caring for four dragon eggs. Sutherland, illus. Arthur A. Gomez, illus. Point hacks the season with Fake by Donna Cooner, in which Maisie decides to get revenge on her classmates by creating a fake social media profile using stolen photos; and Truly Madly Royally by Debbie Rigaud, a YA novel inspired by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, featuring a year-old girl who discovers the cute boy she met is a prince of a European country.
Choi, featuring a teen romance; and Cursed by Thomas Wheeler, illus. Beach Lane leaves the nest with Fly! Margaret K. Salaam Reads heads to its stations for Battle by Karuna Riazi, follow-up to the The Gauntlet , continuing the adventures of kids trapped in a mechanical board game with a futuristic Middle Eastern backdrop; Truly Jameela by Hena Khan, a spin on Little Women focused on four sisters in a modern Pakistani family living in Georgia; and Muslim Girls Rise by Saira Mirl, illus.
Cigar by Butthole Surfers front-man Gibby Haynes, a mystery involving a teenage crook, his supernatural dog, and their possible redemption. After work and on the weekends, he scoped out the clearance aisles at Walmart, scanned a few items using Amazon's app and bought up toys, games, and home improvement items he realized he could re-sell for a profit. A receipt from his early days shows a variety of purchases, everything from vacuums to Barbies, LEGO sets to stainless steel flatware.
Once he was able to make the same kind of money reselling on Amazon as he had made at his accounting job, in September , he quit. Boxes upon boxes destined for Amazon warehouses started stacking up in Grant's duplex so, in the spring of , he rented out a foot warehouse.
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He packed his Mazda full of products on runs back and forth from other brand-name retailers like Target and Toys R Us. When the 30 hours of shopping and the 15 hours of preparing shipments each week became too much to handle alone, Grant hired his first employee, a friend who could help scour local stores. Eventually it got easier to target the items that had the biggest opportunity for arbitrage. Seasonality, they realized, was a key factor.
They could, for example, buy up discounted candy after Halloween and half-priced Christmas decorations around the New Year. Still, even he was surprised at how quickly the business took off from there. In July , Grant had to move the business to a warehouse that's over five times as large as the first storage area he used for inventory in the business' early days.
Over the past couple of years, Grant says, the fastest-growing aspect of his business has been the part focusing on wholesale arbitrage , which involves Grant buying products in bulk directly from brands or manufacturers before selling them online. By partnering with brands and manufacturers to sell their items in bulk online, Grant has been able to grow his business faster — and, the bigger his business gets, the more brands are eager to work with Grant's company.
Grant's total compensation also includes regular distributions of the company's profits, though. While he declined to reveal his total compensation, he tells CNBC Make It he personally takes home six figures each year. Part of the reason for his reduced base salary is because Grant has become more reliant on his employees while seeking a more flexible working schedule for himself.
But, he also wants to keep putting as much money as possible back into the business. Of course, the team also made mistakes made along the way. Ryan later tells Kelly that she overreacts sometimes when Kelly begs Kevin not to accept Todd's apology saying that Ryan makes fake apologies to her all the time. Ryan shows more immoral traits in " Garage Sale ", when he sells jars of his mother's homemade Pesto sauce, and tells the camera that his mother has never wanted to sell her sauce, as she intended it to just be for family.
Ryan, however, tricked her into making about a hundred bottles worth by lying about needing them for a "pesto-party" he was throwing for all his friends , and is now selling the jars for his own profits, as well as plastering pictures of Phyllis and Oscar on the jars without their permission since Phyllis had that "mom look" he wanted, and he used Oscar's picture on his Mother's homemade jars of Salsa.
Dwight then cons Ryan into giving him a box worth of the Pesto by trading him Stanley's old photo album by commenting that only people like James Franco would want something like that sitting on their bookshelf. However, Ryan is also in the group that helps Michael think of a good way to propose to Holly. When Michael does propose to Holly, he has some employees jokingly ask Holly to marry them.
He states that Ryan was the only one he was concerned about.
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In " Training Day ", Ryan thinks that new manager Deangelo Vickers having a barber come to the office to shave him is "badass" and "hardcore". In " Michael's Last Dundies ", he is shown to be hurt that Danny Cordray broke his streak of winning the "Hottest in the Office" award, although he tries to hide it. Ryan's contribution to the office workers' version of "Season of Love" is that Michael helped him get off drugs. Pauli Girl beer sign, but only after making sure he isn't prone to seizures.
Ryan seems to genuinely appreciate the gift, and he thanks Michael, only for the regional manager to tell him to thank the St.
Pauli Girl. In producer's cut of the episode, Ryan has a talking head interview where he claims that Michael has an interesting way of saying words. While Kelly is angry, she goes along with it in exchange for Ryan being a dutiful boyfriend around the clock.
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However, Kelly soon exposes Ryan as a fraud after reprimanding her severely about her paycheck and making her out as a money grubber in front of Deangelo. However, because Deangelo prefers Ryan over Kelly, he appoints him as her official supervisor until his accident hours later. In " Dwight K. Schrute, Acting Manager ", after Dwight accidentally misfires a gun in the office and Toby is filling out the gun violence accident form, the HR rep asks the staff if they felt like this was a terrorist incident.
Ryan, who is clearly enjoying Dwight's situation, openly says that he felt terrorized. Later, when Stanley harshly berates Jim for not taking the search for a new manager seriously and informs him that the new boss will probably be his last, Ryan comments in mock seriousness that he believes Stanley will live forever.
After Stanley leaves the kitchen, Ryan gives Jim the advice to take a day off from the whole "Jim shtick" and to try caring about something for once. During a staff debate over who should be hired for the manager position, Ryan states he wants an outsider. While Jim thinks he is referring to the applicants outside of the office, Ryan says he meant an "outsider" as someone who is on the margins of society, and suggests a homeless person. When Pam challenges him to say he truly wants a homeless person as his boss, he asks who her ideal candidate would be, snidely suggesting Rachel Ray or "the ladies of The View".
In a talking-head interview, Ryan laments that he got away with everything while Michael was his boss and it was not good for him. He says he wants guidance and leadership, but does not want the new manager to boss him around. He states he wants the new hire to lead him, but only when he's in the mood "to be led". Ryan also tells Gabe to "take care" when Gabe announces to the office that he's been reassigned to Sabre headquarters in Florida.
While the "Winners" are dining with Robert California, he says that everyone should be happy since he's in their group. In " Lotto ", he approaches Pam, who is temporarily back at the receptionist's desk since Erin is working in the warehouse. He comments that he likes seeing her back at her old position before he asks her to make 10 copies, which she refuses to do.
He asks what she is doing and leans over the counter to see that she is buying lottery tickets. He adds that everyone wants to be rich, and yet nobody wants to work for it. Pam then says that he came in to work at , and Ryan ignores her comment while walking away. In " Garden Party ", Ryan makes a toast to "the troops When Kelly tries to get him to lend her his coat, he reminds that he told her she would need to bring one herself. He is briefly seen telling Kelly about the show. In " Gettysburg ", he decides to stay at the office while Andy and some of the other employees are at Gettysburg.
He tries to impress Robert California with some ideas for the company, but is outshined by Kevin. In " Mrs. An annoyed Ryan tells him that its not a code name but an insult.
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Ryan then tries to get her back through a number of immature and ridiculous means. However, he is later seen taking a picture with a sign that asks a girl he saw in a coffee shop to call him. Ryan moves there shortly after however claims that his reason for going there is unrelated to going to watch over Kelly. The cameras show him at a bus stop with his luggage however he tells them he is moving there as its a "great college town". In " Promos ", Ryan is mentioned by Pam after Jim talks about Jim's company having a meeting with him, however has been confused with the American baseball star Ryan Howard.
In " Finale " Ryan attends Dwight and Angela's wedding with his baby which he claims is the son of his ex-girlfriend who abandoned him. Ryan meets Kelly and Ravi and when Kelly believes that the baby, named Drake, is named after the hip hop artist, Ryan tells her that his name is a mix between Drew and Blake. Ryan and Kelly can be seen looking at each other during the ceremony. Ryan later gives Drake to Ravi and tells him that he has a rash. When Ravi goes to treat him he seems suspicious of Ryan not wanting to come and to stay with Kelly however Kelly convinces him to leave.