A Life Without You: an addictive and emotional read about love and family secrets

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Author: Katie Marsh

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473613647

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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'A heart-clangingly powerful stunner of a novel' - Heat. Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult. Can you ever outrun the past? It's Zoe's wedding day. She's about to marry Jamie, the love of her life. Then a phone call comes out of the blue, with the news that her mum Gina has been arrested. Zoe must make an impossible decision: should she leave her own wedding to help? Zoe hasn't seen Gina for years, blaming her for the secret that she's been running from ever since she was sixteen. Now, Gina is back in her life, but she's very different to the mum Zoe remembers. Slowly but surely, Gina is losing her memory. As she struggles to cope with Gina's illness, can Zoe face up to the terrible events of years ago and find her way back to the people she loves? A Life Without You is a stirring and poignant novel about the power of the past - and the possibilities of the future. **What readers are saying about A Life Without You:** 'A story that will evoke every emotion that lurks within your heart and pull each string firmly. Devastating is the perfect word, yet it is also beautiful and passionate and exquisitely written.' 'Superbly written. Tender & poignant. Five star read.' 'I loved A Life Without You! Snotty tears, but a smile on my face and also in my heart. Just perfect.' 'Katie Marsh has touched my heart. She is a hidden gem within the world of fiction and I cannot recommend her books enough. I will be shouting about this book to everyone who will listen. A Life Without You is not to missed.' 'It made me sob, and it made me smile. Gorgeous, just gorgeous, beautiful and evocative novel about love, hope and forgiveness.' 'Makes you feel warm inside, but also absolutely breaks your heart... totally beautiful and uplifting.' 'A stunning and compassionate story of family, forgiveness and unconditional love... will remain forever in my heart'

I'll Be Back Right After This

My Memoir

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Author: Pat O'Brien

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250021235

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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A New York Times Best seller! Pat O'Brien was a skinny South Dakota kid with long hair, a rock and roll band, divorced parents and an alcoholic father. In all the familiar ways, he was on the road to nowhere until a professor, who envisioned his future as the household name he would soon become, dramatically changed his life. From that day forward Pat's life took turns that were both spectacular and destructive: from the Huntley-Brinkley Report and afternoons at Bobby Kennedy's living room with Muhammad Ali to conversations with six Presidents. He did acid with Timothy Leary, drank with Mickey Mantle, and over the course of a remarkable career up close and personal with the Beatles, The Stones, The Kennedy's, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and virtually every star in Hollywood. In I'LL BE BACK RIGHT AFTER THIS, Pat reveals the highs and lows of the life of a radio and TV broadcaster, spent sharing the mic with the world's rich and famous while battling an infamous public scandal and demons that nearly killed him. With laughter, tears and miracles he reveals how he learned to accept his mistakes, find redemption and become the father he never had, proving there really are second and even third acts in life.

The Power of Love

A Novel of Greed, Desperation, and the Devil

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Author: Niurka Grullon

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595431593

Category: Drama

Page: 120

View: 9750

In the Dominican Republic, thirteen-year-old Annabel and fourteen-year-old Cristian know they love one another. The best friends, who come from very different households, deny their love out of fear that their parents will keep them apart. But it's not their families they need to worry about. Evil forces are at work in the village of Enrriquillo, searching for souls to claim for the devil. Cristian's father continually lusts for money, going so far as to make a pact with the devil to get it. He soon wins the lottery and becomes very wealthy, but the price becomes painfully apparent when, one by one, his children start dying strange deaths. Annabel's mother, perceiving something is wrong with Cristian's family, takes her daughter and flees, moving to the city for her daughter's safety. Twelve years later, Annabel finally discovers the truth about Cristian's tragic past. Relying on her unshakable faith in God and the power of love, Annabel returns to Enrriquillo against her mother's wishes to confront Cristian's unloving father-and challenge the devil to save her beloved's soul.

Warum der Wahnsinn einer Niederlage vorzuziehen ist

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Author: Ned Beauman

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455004172

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 931

1938 im Dschungel von Honduras: Zwei Expeditionen geraten bei einem neu entdeckten Maya-Tempel in eine bizarre Sackgasse. Die einen wollen den Tempel abbauen und nach New York bringen, die anderen wollen vor Ort einen Hollywood-Film drehen. Beide weigern sich aufzugeben.

Superhero

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Author: Keith Brooks

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1602667004

Category: Religion

Page: 196

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The Monster Named Fear

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Author: Kamilah Dozier

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477291482

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 68

View: 666

Ever feel afraid? Feel like you don't belong? Think you don't have what it takes? Those thoughts and feelings are not your own. They are not coming from inside of you, but from a monster who wants to keep you from living the life you were born to live! The monster named Fear is tricky! He pretends to be your friend but actually, he's up to no good. In this lighthearted and whimsical tale, you'll meet that monster face to face, hear him whisper in your ear, and watch his true motives be revealed as he infiltrates the life of the little girl or boy inside so many of us. Discover what that monster named Fear's really up to and, with the help of a true friend, how to get rid of him for GOOD!!!

My Dearest Rose

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Author: Jessie McClain

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 145675629X

Category: Drama

Page: 400

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Primani (Primani Series Book One)

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Author: Laurie Olerich

Publisher: Laurie Olerich

ISBN: 1492124842

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 9799

Budding psychic Mica is a walking miracle. After surviving a brutal attack, she vows to live each day to the fullest. Little does she know her life is no longer hers to control. When Tall, Dark, and Annoying shows up to shadow her, she’s intrigued. Powerful and ruthless, Sean’s assigned to guard more than Mica’s body. Her future is at stake, and it’s his job to keep her on the right path. There are plans for her. Plans that’ll change everything she believes if she lives long enough to learn the truth. Guarding one human shouldn’t be this complicated, but Mica makes it anything but easy. As the clock ticks, Sean pulls Mica deeper into the Primani world until there’s no way out, and she doesn’t want to leave.

Let Go and Let God

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Author: Steven Grant

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781441521637

Category: Poetry

Page: 58

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Let Go and Let God is not just a collection of poems. It's the result of dedication, perseverance, and faith. This book causes you to look at life from within your heart, mind, and soul. It challenges you to accept life on God's terms. The truth can be expressed many different ways and from many different points of views. However, it's up to you as an individual to realize you're called to do something greater than go through the everyday motions. Inspiration comes from the heart and that's what the book supplies. It's unique in its own right. It gives you a chance to accept and become the person you have been created to be. This book brings poetry and the human soul back to its rightful place in the hands of God. It puts poetry back in the forefront of literary art. Hope direction purpose peace joy a new life and love can be found within the pages of this book. It gives vibrancy to the soul and spirit. It gives you the chance to see and understand God in a creative way. It encourages the inner man. What would we be without the breath of life? What would be the purpose of setting goals and visions? This book supplies the answer you need to be free of your situation whatever that may be. There's always a key to be found and a door waiting to be unlock. You may say what makes this book different from any other collection of poems. It talks to your purpose not your situations and who you think you are. This book introduces you to a realm of spiritual understanding the soul longs for in a poetic form. Let Go and Let God allows the spirit of man to seek a greater love and destiny man can't provide. It has nothing to do with religion, tradition, or race. It's about in whom you put your trust and faith. It compels you to look inside your heart and find the real truth. This book provides answers to every problem and obstacle you will ever face in life. It gives you an opportunity to be more than you can ever imagine or think. It gives you a push in the right direction spiritually. This book appreciates the past but grabs hold of the present and future. It will change the way you look at your life and life in general. It will help you conform to the creator and not the creation. Life must be drawn out as God sees it and not man. This book shows a profound image of whom you are and who you can become. Without obstacles how would you know the level of your endurance and strength? Let Go and Let God opens the door to a path less traveled. It brings to life everything you thought was dead. The cause in which we live must be evaluated daily. It encourages the soul to learn more towards the spiritual side of man instead of the fleshy part of man. It extends the hand of God to a society in dire need of help whether society wants to admit it or not. It presents the answer to that heavy burden you're tired of carrying. It will evolve poetry and everything it stands for. Who's to say you can't be more than a conquer. Chances may look slim but the opportunities are great. It brings and adds value to the life of those who choose to accept it. The foundation has already been laid all you have to do is start building. It takes a spiritual perspective and puts it into a human reality. It may look like another collection of poems but as you read it begins to unlock the true purpose ad nature of your being. It will help you make the right decision at the right time. This book holds the key to your heart's every desire. Let Go and Let God is a book that can touch all walks of life. It opens the mind to a constant process of growth. It gives enjoyment to the reader who loves the rhythm and flow of poetry. At the end of this book Let Go and Let God will have given you a better understanding and a new outlook on life.

A Guide Through Breaking Up Without Heartbreak

Using the Laws of Nature to Learn How to Let Go with Love

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Author: Christopher Walker

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595525806

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 92

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Christopher Walker has employed Eastern arts tools for years, embracing the impermanence of life and helping people learn to naturally heal themselves from the stress and emotional turmoil experienced at the end of an intimate, personal relationship. Founder of Innerwealth Consulting, Walker has coached thousands of individuals to evolve and grow, using the universal laws of nature. The ancient laws of nature tap the deepest core of an individual's humanity dealing with emotional attachments, heartbreak and complex human dynamics. The laws recognize three levels of human mind: the lower mind, which is guided by material attachments; the middle mind, which is guided by emotions; and the higher mind, which is guided by the experience of the journey and cares nothing of the outcome. The ancient laws provide guidance regarding how to work with all three levels of mind to achieve harmony. Breaking Up: Using the Laws of Nature to Learn How to Let Go applies ancient wisdom to modern times to help one manage the end of a relationship: to let go through the challenge of emotional and physical separation, to move forward in life with love and passion and to maintain respect for everyone involved.

Harvesting the Heart

A Novel

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Author: Jodi Picoult

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101042441

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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From the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Small Great Things and My Sister's Keeper, a novel exploring the story of a young woman overcome by the demands of having a family. Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who abandoned her at five years old. Now, having left her father behind in Chicago for dreams of art school and marriage to an ambitious young doctor, she finds herself with a child of her own. But her mother's absence and shameful memories of her past force her to doubt whether she could ever be capable of bringing joy and meaning into the life of her child, gifts her own mother never gave. Harvesting the Heart is written with astonishing clarity and evocative detail, convincing in its depiction of emotional pain, love, and vulnerability, and recalls the writing of Alice Hoffman and Kristin Hannah. Out of Paige's struggle to find wholeness, Jodi Picoult crafts an absorbing novel peopled by richly drawn characters, and explores motherhood with a power and depth only she is capable of. “A brilliant, moving examination of motherhood, brimming with detail and emotion.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch “Jodi Picoult explores the fragile ground of ambivalent motherhood in her lush second novel. This story belongs to… the lucky reader.” —The New York Times Book Review

The Vine of Desire

A Novel

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Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9781400075812

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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The beloved characters of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s bestselling novel Sister of My Heart are reunited in this powerful narrative that challenges the emotional bond between two lifelong friends, as the husband of one becomes dangerously attracted to the other. Anju and Sudha formed an astounding, almost psychic connection during their childhood in India. When Anju invites Sudha, a single mother in Calcutta, to come live with her and her husband, Sunil, in California, Sudha foolishly accepts, knowing full well that Sunil has long desired her. As Sunil’s attraction rises to the surface, the trio must struggle to make sense of the freedoms of America–and of the ties that bind them to India and to one another. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Beholden (Book Two in the Belonging Duet)

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Author: Corinne Michaels

Publisher: BAAE Publishing

ISBN: 1942834039

Category: Fiction

Page: 369

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I tried resisting him. I fought to ensure history wouldn’t repeat itself. In the end, Jackson and I knew he would win. He broke down my walls, obliterated every excuse, and made me love him against all odds. Then he shattered my heart into thousands of pieces. I can’t let him back in. It was hard enough surrendering my heart the first time. If he hurts me again, I’ll never survive. No matter what he thinks, we’re beholden to our past.

ReCreate Your World

Find Your Voice, Shape the Culture, Change the World

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Author: Ron Luce

Publisher: Gospel Light Publications

ISBN: 9780830746392

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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From MySpace to YouTube, HBO to MTV, 50 Cent to Fergie... the media and celebrities are tirelessly and wirelessly trying to shape who are and who you will become. But God created you to create, to shape the culture around you instead of being shaped by it. He has given you a dream and the ability to make that dream a reality.Either you dream or you are controlled by others’ dreams, the choice is yours. Are you ready to ReCreate your world?

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection

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Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1429903848

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters of the form and the bright new talents of tomorrow. This book is a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.

How to Survive Life (and Death)

A Guide for Happiness in This World and Beyond

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Author: Robert Kopecky

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 1609259505

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

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When you nearly die three times, you learn a thing or two about how to live... An Emmy-nominated art director for television, Robert Kopecky never dreamed he'd end up writing a book about how to survive life and death. But what else could he do? Over the years, Kopecky had not one but three near-death experiences. He discovered exactly what lives on the other side of our fears about dying–and living. And he had some stories he knew we'd want to hear. Even some very funny ones. Read this book and you'll find yourself uncoiling, relaxing your shoulders, taking deeper breaths. You may even feel like you're floating as you begin to shed the weight of a lifetime of social and existential anxiety. You'll discover what Kopecky believes are the three keys to living more life: Radical Kindness Radical Forgiveness Radical Surrender. And you'll find the calm determination to live your life accordingly.. “When you travel simply and lightly, with humility and curiosity and open-heartedness, you're bound to discover the most beautiful things—about yourself, everyone else, and Life. You learn the rewards of simply showing up and being the best person you know how to be—without expecting anything in return, except maybe the chance to learn something new, and to share Love. Why not make your ‘travel’ plans through Life like that?” —from the book

The Loved Dog

The Gentle Way to Teach Your Dog Good Manners

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Author: Tamar Geller

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448118867

Category: Science

Page: 208

View: 1182

The Loved Dog is Tamar Geller's revolutionary guide to effective dog-training using the gentlest of methods. Tamar, whose clients include Oprah Winfrey, Ben Affleck and Goldie Hawn, teaches a groundbreaking socialisation technique for training dogs. By strengthening the bond between dog and owner, dogs begin to enjoy listening to commands with no need for aggressive training aids such as verbal or physical reprimands. Using this technique, The Loved Dog shows you how to child-proof your dog and teach him good behaviour. Tamar's amazing methods have swept across America, changing the way owners train and relate to their canine friends. Tamar believes that loving your dog is the key to its training. In The Loved Dog she shows you how to build this relationship.

Sea of Love

A Bayberry Island Novel

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Author: Susan Donovan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101618426

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 2737

New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone who asks with an open heart… For years Rowan Flynn distanced herself from Bayberry Island and its infamous mermaid legend. But after her investor fiancé lost what was left of her family’s fortune, Rowan reluctantly agreed to run the Safe Haven Bed-and-Breakfast, determined never again to fall for the ridiculous fantasy of the mermaid matchmaker. Now Rowan is just biding her time until she can return to her “real” life in New York, fixing up the B and B and avoiding neighbors who are angry that the Flynns won’t sell their land to a developer set on turning the island into a glitzy vacation destination. But when a handsome stranger arrives at the B and B the night before the annual Mermaid Festival, Rowan’s life takes a turn for the interesting. Could it be the divine hand of the town’s patroness? Or is Rowan being set up for another disappointment?