Category: Contemporary Women

  • Download The Language of Sand by Ellen Block PDF

    By Ellen Block

    A paranormal novel that unravels one in every of life’s maximum mysteries—how to move on after a devastating loss—through the ability of phrases and their skill to heal, to rework, and to the touch the heart. Luck: an occasion that may be for reliable or unwell, looking on your interpretation. As a lexicographer, Abigail Harker has continually taken safe haven within the that means of phrases. but if destiny erases in a single tragic second what she loves the main, the very foundations of her lifestyles vanish.     Abigail retreats to Chapel Isle, a secluded island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. As caretaker of a run-down lighthouse, she hopes to redefine herself. yet as a resident quickly feedback, “If you got here to Chapel Isle for regular, you got here to the incorrect place.”     For on Chapel Isle, nobody might be smartly outlined. From a systematic genius to the feuding fishermen’s better halves, from a good-looking hothead to the ghost acknowledged to be haunting the lighthouse, everyone seems to be suffering to discover that means the place that means turns out misplaced. And whilst a chain of mysterious crimes moves the island, Abigail unearths that she needs to face down her private fears if she is to avoid wasting herself, her acquaintances, and the hot lifestyles she’s suddenly come to cherish.
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  • Download Let the shadows fall behind you : a novel by Kathy-Diane Leveille PDF

    By Kathy-Diane Leveille

    "A girl whose lifestyles has been laid low with the disappearances of family reluctantly confronts her family's bothered earlier during this enigmatic tale of loss, forgiveness and the ability of friendship"--Provided by way of publisher.


    summary: "A lady whose existence has been stricken by the disappearances of family reluctantly confronts her family's bothered prior during this enigmatic tale of loss, forgiveness and the ability of friendship"--Provided by way of writer
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  • Download When Strange Gods Call by Pam Chun PDF

    By Pam Chun

    Whilst popular artwork heritage professor Miki Ai’Lee returns domestic to Hawaii after 12 years, she runs into her past love, Alex, who bears scars he's unwilling to give an explanation for. He tracks artwork and temple thieves within the steamy jungles of Southeast Asia. She prospers within the high-society glamour of artwork creditors. Now her grandmother is able to percentage their family’s darkest mystery, if in basic terms Miki will hear. while the previous international of culture and the recent international of chance collide—forcing Miki to select from the fellow she loves and the historical past that holds her—she reveals that the whispers of culture are once more at odds along with her personal wishes. Even worse, Miki and Alex’s households have identified one another for 4 generations. 4 generations of animosity and loss of life, corrupt politics, and overseas homicide.
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  • Download Goodnight Tweetheart by Teresa Medeiros PDF

    By Teresa Medeiros

    Ny occasions bestselling writer Teresa Medeiros completely dazzles during this quick-witted, laugh-out-loud humorous, and hugely relocating love tale that may set readers’ hearts atwitter.  Abigail Donovan has loads of stuff she might be doing. specifically writing her subsequent novel. A bestselling writer who's nonetheless getting better from a close to Pulitzer Prize win and the heady good fortune that follows Oprah’s stamp of approval, she is caught at bankruptcy 5 and wasting self belief day-by-day. but if her publicist symptoms her up for a Twitter account, she’s intrigued. What’s all of the fuss? Taken lower than the wing of 1 of her Twitter fans, “MarkBaynard"—a fast witted, quick-typing professor on sabbatical—Abby reveals it effortless to place phrases out into the realm one hundred forty characters at a time. And as soon as she will get a deal with on tweets, retweets, direct messages, hashtags, and tendencies, she starts off to suppose unblocked in writing and in lifestyles. in any case, why should still she be spending hours in her condominium observing her TweetDeck and fretting approximately her stalled profession while Mark is available touring the area and living?Or is he? Told virtually completely in tweets and DMs, Goodnight Tweetheart is a really sleek tackle a vintage story of affection and loss—a Griffin and Sabine for the Twitter new release.
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  • Download Pieces of Resistance by Eugene Goodheart PDF

    By Eugene Goodheart

    "Criticism, as I comprehend and perform it, is evaluative in addition to interpretive," writes Eugene Goodheart. items of Resistance is a set of Goodheart's essays and experiences written among 1960 and 1985. The ebook responds to the political, cultural, and literary alterations expressed in this interval by means of novelists, critics, and newshounds. Goodheart's exemplary figures comprise Lionel Trilling, Philip Rahv, and V.S. Naipaul: writers he believes proportion a selected sensitivity to literary and cultural ideologies that distort and lower our figuring out of the area. Goodheart's publication is split into 3 components. the 1st part discusses critics Trilling, Rahv, Leslie Fiedler, Geoffrey Hartman, David Bleich, and Susan Sontag--to identify a number of. the second one half devotes itself to modern tradition and contains essays on journals resembling the recent York evaluation of Books, statement, and The Evergreen overview, which within the Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies supplied a well-lit playground for varied political, cultural, and literary subject matters. ultimately, Goodheart examines the paintings of many smooth writers with essays on Isaac Bashevis Singer, Daniel Fuchs, Ralph Ellison, Nadine Gordimer, V.S. Naipaul, Bernard Malamud, William Styron, Donald Barthelme, Raymond Carver, and Saul Bellow. Goodheart doesn't faux to impersonal objectivity; his dedication to evaluative criticism--seeing a textual content in its courting to political and cultural movements--is a planned reaction to present, more and more really good kinds of feedback.
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  • Download Thirty Girls by Susan Minot PDF

    By Susan Minot

    The long-awaited novel from the best-selling, award-winning writer of night is a literary journey de strength set in war-torn Africa.

    Esther is a Ugandan teen kidnapped by means of the Lord's Resistance military and compelled to witness and dedicate unspeakable atrocities, who's suffering to outlive, to flee, and to discover the way to dwell with what she has visible and performed. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to offer a voice to kids like Esther and to discover her middle after a chain of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their tales, giving us razor-sharp pictures of 2 outstanding younger ladies confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the fight to wrest which means from occasions that try out them either in unbelievable methods.

    With enthralling emotional depth and wonderful evocations of Africa's good looks and its horror, Minot offers us her so much really good and impressive novel but.
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  • Download September Mourn by Mary Daheim PDF

    By Mary Daheim

    Fall has fallen upon Judith McMonigle Flynn, leaving her Hillside Manor approximately without visitors. And what larger treatment for the low season blahs than a quick bout of B&B sifting for a chum amid the quiet rustic elegance of secluded Chavez Island? Judith and cousin Renie either are greater than prepared for a few leisure. yet their peace is going to items whilst Renie conks an odious interloping blowhard at the noggin with a heavy china dish-and, moments later, the woozy lout takes a deadly tumble down an inconvenient staircase. Judith suspects that demise by way of dinnerware was once now not the true explanation for this fellow's loss of life. yet to end up her cantankerous cuz blameless, she'll need to discover the genuine killer from one of the motley island group. And which could pile much more nastiness on Judith's plate than the harried bed-and-breakfast hostess can devour in a single sitting!
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