Download e-book for iPad: Crossing the Dream Line by Michele Beaudin

By Michele Beaudin

ISBN-10: 0982687702

ISBN-13: 9780982687703

Winner of 2011 dwelling Now e-book Award for Women's Fiction.

Ten years have handed considering that Barbara, Betsy, Clara, Jackie, Julie, Lucy and Patricia celebrated their fiftieth birthdays. because the girls method a brand new decade, they arrive head to head with goals that can by no means come precise and ones but to be unleashed of their imagination. a few are torn among their very own longing for validation and their kid's want for consciousness whereas others nonetheless search to discover a extra significant objective to their life. With a different twist, the writer chronicles the women's trip down life's occasionally tortuous pathways during this sequel to 'Crossing the 50 backyard Line'. ISBN 978-0-9826877-0-3

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Get The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold PDF

By Kate Bernheimer

ISBN-10: 1573661597

ISBN-13: 9781573661591

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As a baby, Lucy goals of speaking fairies and lives contentedly within the wooded suburbs of Boston; she grows as much as be a winning animator of fairy-tale motion pictures. Or does she? She claims at moments to be a witch within the woods.

 

Like her sisters, who seemed in Bernheimer’s first novels (The whole stories of Ketzia Gold and The whole stories of Merry Gold), Lucy has a mystery, yet she is not able to lock onto something yet brightness. Novelist Donna Tartt writes, “Lucy’s specific model of optimism, unaware of its personal shadow, is especially American—she is innocence maintaining itself aside so carefully that it turns into its opposite.”

 

This novel is an ideal finish to the Gold family members sequence, and the precise advent, for brand new readers, to Bernheimer’s spell binding physique of work.

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Het jaar na jou (Dutch Edition) by Mike Gayle,Carolien Metaal PDF

By Mike Gayle,Carolien Metaal

ISBN-10: 9022579808

ISBN-13: 9789022579800

Een ontroerende en humoristische feelgoodroman over een familie die leert wat belangrijk is in het leven

Toms leven is een puinhoop. Sinds de plotselinge dood van zijn vrouw Laura heeft hij moeite zich staande te houden. Hij verschuilt zich achter zijn baan bij een grote commerciële tv-zender en heeft daardoor steeds minder tijd voor zijn twee dochtertjes. Gelukkig neemt Linda, zijn schoonmoeder, de meeste zorg op zich. Ooit konden ze het goed met elkaar vinden, maar Toms gedrag stoort Linda behoorlijk. Ze probeert hem op alle mogelijke manieren te helpen de dood van zijn vrouw te verwerken, maar hij weigert categorisch alle hulp.

Dan neemt Linda een drastische beslissing: ze trekt zich terug uit het leven van haar schoonzoon en kleindochters en vertrekt naar Australië. Tom moet zich maar zien te redden. Geconfronteerd met de harde realiteit moet Tom alles op alles zetten om zijn gezin bij elkaar te houden. Zal Linda’s list om Tom wakker te schudden slagen?

De pers over de boeken van Mike Gayle:

‘Gayles gevoelige, maar scherpe roman, geschreven vanuit een mannelijk perspectief, raakt je diep en geeft vrouwen een kijkje in de mannelijke psyche.’ Publishers Weekly

‘Hier is eindelijk een guy aan het woord zonder bindingsangst, die vrouwen begrijpt en zo heel fijn over zijn gevoel kan praten.’ Nu.nl

‘Mike Gayles schrijfstijl is scherpzinnig, lyrisch en prachtig en doet denken aan David Nicholls.’ Irish Independent

‘Een emotioneel en verrassend grappig verhaal dat je in één ruk wilt uitlezen.’ Fabulous

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New PDF release: Let Me Alone

By Anna Kavan

the mum of 'Anna' during this novel dies in childbirth and she or he cited by means of her father and a governess, in a distant Pyrenean village. whilst she is 13, her father shoots himself and he or she Is followed by way of a wealthy, appealing and ruthless aunt who stows her in a boarding institution. She varieties friendships on the college yet her freedom is without warning curtailed whilst the aunt forces her right into a loveless marriage: she involves loathe her husband and bourgeois kin yet can't become independent from and unearths herself marooned with him in Burma, the place the tale climaxes.

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Download e-book for iPad: Schön – Schlank – Schwanger (German Edition) by Evelyne Augustin

By Evelyne Augustin

ISBN-10: 3845903376

ISBN-13: 9783845903378

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Anna, Mitte vierzig und stolze 113 Kilo schwer, führte ein Leben, das geprägt warfare von Diäten. Nach zwei gescheiterten Ehen struggle Anna klar, dass sie etwas verändern musste. Aber used to be? Da kam ihr der Anruf ihrer Freundin Lilly gerade recht. Sie überredete Anna zu einem Urlaub. Dies battle der Wendepunkt, denn Anna entschloss sich, in dem kleinen Ostsee-Bad eine neue Existenz aufzubauen. Sie führte keine Diäten mehr durch und verlor dennoch an Gewicht. Wie konnte das sein? Eines Tages lernte sie den geheimnisvollen Restaurantbesitzer Matthias kennen und lieben. Doch ihre alten Verhaltensmuster ließen Anna nicht los. Ein Eifersuchtsdrama, welches nur in Annas Kopf entstand, führte beinahe zu einer Katastrophe.

Die Autorin:

Evelyne Augustin wurde 1960 in Idar-Oberstein geboren. Die Autorin lebt heute in ihrer Heimatstadt mit Ehemann und Hund. In ihrem Roman greift sie das Thema Diäten auf. Sie arbeitet in ihrer Praxis als Heilpraktikerin für Psychotherapie und Ernährungsberaterin und sieht tagtäglich die Fehler und alten Dogmen, die es im Bereich Ernährung noch immer gibt. In diesem Roman möchte sie zeigen, dass guy mit Hungerkuren auf Dauer nichts erreicht. Er soll den Leserinnen und Lesern Mut machen, sich von den zumeist sinnlosen Diäten zu verabschieden. Sich nicht von falschen Versprechungen und gestellten Fotos beeinflussen zu lassen. Sondern mehr instinct walten zu lassen und auf die innere Stimme zu hören.

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Susan Sellers's Vanessa e Virginia (Italian Edition) PDF

By Susan Sellers

ISBN-10: 8865591684

ISBN-13: 9788865591680

Vanessa e Virginia è los angeles storia di due donne: l. a. celebre scrittrice Virginia Woolf, autrice di capolavori come Gita al faro e l. a. signora Dalloway, e sua sorella Vanessa Bell, pittrice. Cresciute nel perbenismo vittoriano di una famiglia borghese di Londra, le due sorelle lottarono fin dalla gioventù in step with liberarsene, seguendo ciascuna los angeles propria vocazione artistica; all’inizio del Novecento, intorno a loro si raccolse il famoso «Circolo di Bloomsbury», un gruppo di intellettuali e artisti che avrebbe influenzato radicalmente l. a. cultura inglese ed europea. Il romanzo, narrato dalla voce di Vanessa e strutturato in step with capitoli che fotografano diversi momenti nella vita delle due sorelle, ripercorre il loro rapporto, segnato da complicità, gelosia, competizione, reciproci tradimenti e inestirpabile affetto. Dai giochi dell’infanzia ai primi esperimenti creativi, a un’età adulta segnata da matrimoni, amanti e figli, lutti dolorosi, successi e fallimenti – fino, nel caso di Virginia, alla depressione e al suicidio – veniamo trasportati in un mondo complesso e affascinante che Vanessa, in quanto pittrice, racconta con un occhio particolare in keeping with le luci, i colori, le immagini, mettendoci a volte davanti a quelli che sembrano veri e propri quadri di vibrante intensità. Susan , che studia e cura da anni l’opera della Woolf, ha saputo creare un ritratto accuratissimo della grande scrittrice e del suo ambiente, ma al pace stesso los angeles storia commovente e universale di due donne separate e unite dalla forza straordinaria della loro personalità.

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Download e-book for kindle: Conceived at Woodstock by Sara Weinstock

By Sara Weinstock

ISBN-10: 145377677X

ISBN-13: 9781453776773

at the eve of finishing a merger that can cement either her clients at paintings and her courting along with her paramour, formidable new york legal professional Susie Sherman discovers that she is suddenly pregnant. Susie has little time outdoor of labor for someone, least of all her mom Pamela. Susie, or Siouxette as her mom insists on calling her, is mortified via the truth that she was once CONCEIVED AT WOODSTOCK. while Susie makes a decision to maintain the newborn, she reassesses her lifestyles and her priorities, befriending one other pregnant girl who is helping acclimate Susie to her new id as an expectant mom. while Susie's grandfather, a guy who kicked out Susie's pregnant mom 40 years ahead of, passes away, Susie attends the funeral with Pamela and watches her mom fight to reconcile together with her personal mom. In doing so, Susie comes away with a brand new appreciation for her mother's sacrifices in addition to the advanced nature of relationships among moms and daughters.

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Download e-book for kindle: Die Einbrecherin, die nichts stehlen wollte (German Edition) by Alexander Wittendorf

By Alexander Wittendorf

ISBN-10: 1542725127

ISBN-13: 9781542725125

Sie ist eine Einbrecherin, die nichts stiehlt: Anna.

Sie öffnet Türschlösser, steigt in fremde Wohnungen ein, stöbert in Sachen. Anna geht es nicht um wertvolle Dinge, Anna geht es um die Menschen. Sie will wissen, begreifen, durchschauen. Sie hinterlässt keine Spuren, aber sie will einwirken und etwas mitteilen, used to be sich Menschen nie zu sagen trauen.

Anna hat nichts mehr zu verlieren. Sie meint, jemand auf dem Gewissen zu haben und hat ihr altes Leben hinter sich gelassen. Niemand weiß, dass sie eigentlich Ärztin ist.

Und niemand ahnt, dass Anna heimlich zu Besuch struggle: Nicht die alte Witwe, nicht die junge Berufsanfängerin, nicht die beiden Geschäftsmänner.

Sie alle haben nicht die geringste Ahnung, weshalb ihr vertracktes Leben sich ganz plötzlich ändert. Nur Anna weiß, warum.

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Read e-book online Something in Stone PDF

By Linda Reid

ISBN-10: 1515358917

ISBN-13: 9781515358916

Does a life of friendship organize one for the reality, irrespective of how startling? 5 dynamic girls wrangle over their foibles approximately intercourse, jobs, politics, and love whereas being faced with loss of life and one overriding secret. Thirty-five years in the past one in every of their buddies walked into the sea. Now those girls will assemble at Dillon seashore in a seashore condominium they've got mysteriously inherited from the mum in their lifeless friend.

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Download e-book for iPad: Sandcastles by H. H. Campbell

By H. H. Campbell

ISBN-10: 1453737286

ISBN-13: 9781453737286

H.H. Campbell describes the relentless self-condemnation many girls toil over in terms of making peace with life’s such a lot tough judgements. Taara Bradshaw had every thing for which a tender girl in the USA may perhaps try. together with her parent’s blessing she has departed from a well-to-do early life domestic to marry the ardent and impressive Cameron Bourne. in a single speedy and life-changing summer time Taara’s naiveté and emotional weigh down and ill-fated activities lay waste to her formerly blameless and charmed existence whilst she succumbs to the seductive wiles of a cosmopolitan, older guy whose self-serving activities result in the dissolution of her marriage. Unwilling to make a mature admission of her betrayal, Taara sacrifices her lifestyles with Cameron and starts anew because the chronically depressed trophy spouse of Dexter, a diplomat within the nation division. Thirty-five years later, Taara is still within the thrall of the occasions of that summer time. someday she makes a fateful mobilephone name to possess her mistaken earlier, unwittingly growing a chance for forgiveness, admire and deeper self-knowledge, whereas reigniting optimism, ardour and a moment probability at maintaining love. As Taara confronts her cold and belittling domestic lifestyles with Dexter, she works via her personal challenged self worth and paralyzing regret. “Sandcastles,” Campbell’s bittersweet, fantastically wrought novel of affection and loss is the tale of Taara’s trip for redemption, self-forgiveness, own empowerment and transformative love. Her internal trip garners insights that heal earlier regrets and provides beginning to the emotionally mature girl. “Sandcastles” is certain to trap the hearts and imaginations of ladies looking a kinder standpoint on their earlier miscalculations. Inspiring and hopeful, Sandcastles paints a compelling portrait of 1 girl at the route to locate redemptive love whereas researching herself.

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