Counting Raindrops Through a Stained Glass Window

Author: Cherlyn Michaels

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9781401308131

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 1737

"The surest way to ruin a relationship is to marry the man you love." At least that's what Vanella Morris believes; she's seen the crazy things that marriage makes people do. So when Alton, her longtime boyfriend and love of her life, proposes, Vanella is faced with a dilemma: Unable to convince Alton to skip the vows, does she walk away from happiness because of her fears?

Literary Divas

The Top 100+ Most Admired African American Women in Literature

Author: Heather Covington,Yvonne Rose

Publisher: Amber Books Publishing

ISBN: 9780976773535

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 231

View: 5379

These divas represent the voices of past and future generations, such as Tyra Banks, Terry McMillan, Harriette Cole, Maya Angelou, Iyanla Vanzant, Nikki Giovanni, Dawn Davis, Adrienne Ingrum, Carol Mackey, Oprah Winfrey, Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm, Coretta Scott King, Zora Neal Hurston, and Octavia Butler.

First Fridays

Author: Cherlyn Michaels

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9781401308148

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 8730

A bright new talent in African-American fi ction returns with her second novel, filled with smarts, sass, and sex . . . Naja's on a nine-month countdown -- for her baby, but not the kind youd expect. Naja's baby is an Internet caf, the entrepreneurial dream she's been pursuing secretly while working in a St. Louis office. When she's laid off, Naja finds herself looking for new ways to network; at her best friend's suggestion, she attends a First Fridays gettogether. To her surprise, she meets Russ, a handsome, charismatic man who offers to back her venture. Soon enough, he wants more, but Naja is reluctant to mix business with pleasure. However, resisting Russ's charms is trickier than she imagined . . . Watch Cherlyn Michaels's fan base grow as fast as the sexual tension in the pages of this fun, intelligent novel.


Author: Surazeus Astarius


ISBN: 1387250671

Category: Poetry

Page: 536

View: 9820

Takomiad of Surazeus - Goddess of Takoma presents 125,667 lines of verse in 2,590 poems, lyrics, ballads, sonnets, dramatic monologues, eulogies, hymns, and epigrams written by Surazeus 1984 to 1992.

The Glass Castle

A Memoir

Author: Jeannette Walls

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439156964

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 3754

The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

The Witch of Cologne

Author: Tobsha Learner

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780765350466

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 4891

In a seventeenth-century tale in the tradition of The Red Tent, a sensuous Jewish midwife is persecuted by the Spanish Inquisition, a chief rabbi is forced to choose between his daughter and his people, and an inquisitor harbors a deeply personal reason for seeking the midwife's condemnation. By the author of Quiver. Reprint.

The Big Sleep

Author: Raymond Chandler

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141911115

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 1489

The Big Sleep is Raymond Chandler's most famous and popular novel of all Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is working for the Sternwood family. Old man Sternwood, crippled and wheelchair-bound, is being given the squeeze by a blackmailer and he wants Marlowe to make the problem go away. But with Sternwood's two wild, devil-may-care daughters prowling LA's seedy backstreets, Marlowe's got his work cut out - and that's before he stumbles over the first corpse . . . 'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence' Daily Telegraph 'One of the greatest crime writers, who set standards others still try to attain' Sunday Times 'Chandler is an original stylist, creator of a character as immortal as Sherlock Holmes' Anthony Burgess Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction. His books include The Big Sleep, The Little Sister, Farewell, My Lovely, The Long Good-bye, The Lady in the Lake, Playback, Killer in the Rain, The High Window and Trouble is My Business.

What If Your Blessings Come Through Raindrops

A 30 Day Devotional

Author: Laura Story

Publisher: Worthy Publishing

ISBN: 1605873985

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

View: 5586

30 Daily Devotions that will guide the reader into a deeper understanding of God’s mysterious use of Blessings. Chapter Titles include, What If Your Blessings Come Through Raindrops? (a signature line in the song), and He Loves Us Too Much To Give Us Lesser Things. Each chapter contains thoughts, prayers and quotes along with a journaling page for the reader to recall blessings they have seen in their own lives.