Upside Down Inside Out

Author: Monica McInerney

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330529986

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 386

Eva Kennedy is in a rut. After seven years of working at her uncle's Dublin delicatessen, her artistic aspirations have slipped by the wayside and her latest relationship has fizzled. Whatever happened to the Eva who was going to be someone? Hoping to shake things up and find inspiration, Eva takes a break and ventures to Melbourne, Australia, to visit an old friend who, for fun, gives Eva an exciting new identity. Eva is now exotic and adventurous and ... not herself. Joseph Wheeler is a successful London designer. Unfortunately his firm is thriving at such a high level that he doesn't have time to actually design anymore. And his love life is nonexistent. In Australia on business, Joseph meets Eva, and the sparks fly - even as Eva is stuck pretending to be someone she's not. Little does she know that Joseph has some secrets of his own... When what starts as a holiday fling quickly blossoms into something more, Joseph and Eva discover that romance can turn life upside down and inside out at the bottom of the world.

Turn My World Upside Down: Jo's Story

Author: Maureen Child

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429902830

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 3966

Josefina 'Jo' Marconi's world just shifted out of orbit. Both of her sisters are pregnant, she's facing finals in her quest to at last get her college degree, the man who traumatized her in college is running for a Senate seat, and she has to move back into the family home and watch over the boy whose very existence shattered her nice little world. Ten-year-old Jack is the product of an affair her father had while her mother was dying of cancer. Ever since Jo found out about this, she and her father have been walking a wide berth around each other. As if that wasn't enough complication, Cash Hunter--the man known as "The Woman Whisperer"--has moved back to town. He has a reputation: once a woman sleeps with him, she's completely satisfied, and she immediately heads off to save the world. As Jo becomes more and more interested in Cash, she learns that he's determined not to sleep with any woman he wants to stick around--especially not Jo. And Jo becomes just as determined to seduce him and prove that she's the one woman who will stay by his side. Together, Jo and Cash have to teach Jack and each other the true meaning of family and trust.

When God Writes Your Love Story (Expanded Edition)

The Ultimate Guide to Guy/Girl Relationships

Author: Eric Ludy,Leslie Ludy

Publisher: Multnomah

ISBN: 9781601422422

Category: Religion

Page: 304

View: 2932

In their most popular book, bestselling authors Eric and Leslie Ludy challenge singles to take a fresh approach to relationships in a culture where love has been replaced by cheap sensual passion. When God Writes Your Love Story shows that God's way to true love brings fulfillment and romance in its purest, richest, and most satisfying form. This new edition includes an extra chapter from Leslie Ludy about the surprises of life after marriage! “I had dreamed of a perfect love story for my entire life. But somewhere in the midst of the endless cycle of temporary romances, my dreams had shattered.” How can I find a love worth waiting for? Lay the foundation now—whether you’ve met your future spouse or not—for a lifelong romance. Bestselling authors Eric and Leslie Ludy invite you to discover how beautiful your love story can be when the Author of romance scripts every detail. Story Behind the Book Eric and Leslie Ludy want to offer an exciting vision of hope, proving that the Author of romance is alive and well and that true and lasting love can become a reality. Using the “four secrets to an amazing love story,” Eric and Leslie present a Christ-centered approach to building a relationship that will stand the test of time. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Just a Spark

Author: Megan Lane Feringa

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483512770

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

View: 2445

A young adult novel filled with humor and drama. For anyone who has ever been in love or believed to have been in love, experienced a family tragedy or hardship, or who wishes to be brought back to the dynamic perspective of the teenage mind should read this novel. The engrossing and unpredictable plot as well as the dynamic and layered characters will keep you reading from start to finish.

A Home for Rose

How My Life Turned Upside Down for the Love of a Dog

Author: Jon Katz

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407026860

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 4389

'I believed Rose had a secret plan for the farm, a detailed map in her head that showed exactly where all her ewes and lambs and humans ought to be. Though I was nominally the herder, I wasn't privy to the map. My job was mostly to latch and unlatch the gates, the rest was up to her' Jon Katz leaves the suburbs for a remote farm in order to give Border Collie puppy Rose - along with our friend Devon from A Dog Year - a true taste of herding life. Rose's adventures start early, going head to head with a head-butting ram the day the sheep arrive. She soon establishes a routine for the sheep, chickens and donkeys - and Jon - that makes everything run like clockwork. However, any notion Jon has of the romance of a rural idyll is shattered when the snow comes and temperatures of minus twenty set in. With two fingers damaged to frostbite and a sheep lost, the prospect of all-night lambing seems terrifying. But with Rose by his side Jon finds there is little that together they can't do, and as spring comes and the frost thaws he finds himself battered, drained yet exhilarated. This is his delightfully funny, touching and insightful depiction of the realities of country life, and of how one man turned his life upside down for the love of a dog. Please note, A Home for Rose is the UK title for the book published in the US as The Dogs of Bedlam Farm.

Einfach Freunde

Die wahre Geschichte des Pflegers Driss aus »Ziemlich beste Freunde«

Author: Abdel Sellou

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843703043

Category: True Crime

Page: 256

View: 4445

In Ziemlich beste Freunde hat er die Zuschauer verzaubert – jetzt erzählt Abdel Sellou, das reale Vorbild für den Pfleger Driss, zum ersten Mal seine eigene Geschichte. „Letztes Jahr sind Philippe und ich die Helden eines fabelhaften Films geworden: Ziemlich beste Freunde. Plötzlich will jeder mit uns befreundet sein! Alles, was die beiden im Film machen – Verfolgungsjagden im Luxusschlitten, Gleitschirmfliegen, Nachtspaziergänge durch Paris –, haben wir wirklich erlebt. Aber da ist noch viel mehr ...“ Mit einem Nachwort von Philippe Pozzo di Borgo.

Conflicting Paths

Growing Up in America

Author: Harvey J. Graff

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674160668

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 426

View: 1473

We grow up--so simple, it just seems to happen--and yet there are endless variations in the way we do it. What part does culture play in the process? How much do politics and economics have to do with it? As the nation has matured, have the ways people grow up changed too? This book traces the many paths to adulthood that Americans have pursued over time. Spanning more than two centuries of intense transformation in the lives of individuals and the life of a nation, Conflicting Paths is an innovative history of growing up in America. Harvey J. Graff, a distinguished social historian, mines more than five hundred personal narratives for what they can tell us about the passage from childhood to maturity. Drawing on diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and letters, he builds a penetrating, complex, firsthand account of how childhood, adolescence, and youth have been experienced and understood--as functions of familial and social relations, as products of biology and physiology, and as cultural and political constructs. These first-person testimonies cross the lines of time and space, gender and class, ethnicity, age, and race. In these individual stories and the larger story they constitute, Graff exposes the way social change--including institutional developments and shifting attitudes, expectations, and policy--and personal experience intertwine in the process of growing up. Together, these narratives form a challenging, subtle guide to historical experiences and to the epochal remaking of growing up. The most socially inclusive and historically extensive of any such research, Graff's work constitutes an important chapter in the story of the family, the formation of modern society, and the complex interweaving of young people, tradition, and change.

Harlem Love Story

Author: C. Passion Bates

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781720003434

Category: Fiction

Page: 236

View: 8548

Cadence Camille Diaz could never imagine colliding with the love of her life again after 2 years would turn her world upside down and inside out. This is not your typical love story and there

Die vierzig Geheimnisse der Liebe

Author: Elif Shafak

Publisher: Kein & Aber AG

ISBN: 3036992235

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 9311

Ella ist vierzig Jahre alt, hat einen Ehemann, drei Kinder im Teenageralter und ein schönes Zuhause in einer amerikanischen Kleinstadt. Eigentlich sollte sie glücklich sein, in ihrem Herzen breitet sich aber eine Leere aus, die früher von Liebe gefüllt war. Als Gutachterin für eine Literaturagentur taucht sie tief in einen Roman über den Sufi-Dichter und Mystiker Rumi und die vierzig ewigen, geheimnisvollen Regeln der Liebe ein. Trotz der Ansiedlung im 13. Jahrhundert scheint ihr der Roman immer mehr eine Spiegelung ihrer eigenen Geschichte zu sein. Zusehends distanziert von ihrem Ehemann, beginnt Ella, ihr bisheriges Leben zu hinterfragen. Sie besucht den Verfasser des Buches, Aziz Zahara, mit dem sie sich schriftlich schon rege und sehr persönlich ausgetauscht hat - und erfährt eine derart grundlegende persönliche Veränderung, wie sie es sich nie hätte ausmalen können.

Demon, Bound, and Determined

Author: Lexi Jacklove



Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 9831

A SMORGASBORD OF WRONG THAT’S OH-SO-RIGHT Incubus Dickson Alles is bored. People are so hard to shock and awe these days. Between Internet Porn and the mainstream fascination with BDSM, kink has become way too trendy. Where can he find a completely sheltered, unsuspecting novice—the kind of person who child safety locks themself out of the darkest and most depraved corners of the Internet? Andy Carlisle is perfectly ordinary, perfectly bland, and has such low self-esteem that he becomes whoever the people in his life need him to be—the flunkey intern, the obedient mama’s boy, and the on-call wingman for his tail-chasing best friend. If only he could find a woman, any woman, who can help him escape the dark fantasies that interrupt Hallmark Channel movie nights with Mother. Sometimes the perfect partner is who you least expect. Ultimate doormat hero Andy can find his happily ever after, but only if Dickson can help him get over his hang-ups to become the sub he was born to be. Wait, there’s more Para-Abnormal Tropemance! All the crazy, romp-tastic sex of a semi-erotic novel without taking itself too seriously. Do you need a good laugh? Do you love a crazy story? Is your life upside down and you need to read something even more upside down? Each Para-Abnormal Tropemance can be read as a stand-alone. Grab Fine, Fae, and Forbidden and continue your sexy adventure now.

The Second Life

Author: Mariam Manoukian

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469104016

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 2922

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The Art of Daniel Clowes

Modern Cartoonist

Author: Alvin Buenaventura

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613123639

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 224

View: 3756

Throughout his 25-year career, alternative cartoonist/screenwriter Daniel Clowes has always been ahead of artistic and cultural movements. In the late 1980s his groundbreaking comic book series Eightball defined indie culture with wit, venom, and even a little sympathy. With each successive graphic novel (Ghost World, David Boring, Ice Haven, Wilson, Mister Wonderful ), Clowes has been praised for his emotionally compelling narratives that reimagine the ways that stories can be told in comics. The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist is the first monograph on this award-winning, New York Times–bestselling creator, compiled with his complete cooperation. It includes all of Clowes’s best-known illustrations as well as rare and previously unpublished work, all reproduced from the original art, and also includes essays by noted contributors such as designer Chip Kidd and cartoonist Chris Ware. Praise for The Art of Daniel Clowes: "Even if you're not an avid reader of [Clowes’s] books and strips (your loss), this volume will entice and entertain." —The Atlantic "The real selling point of Modern Cartoonist is the art . . . some of which [has] been little-seen even by die-hard Clowes fans." —A.V. Club “This excellent retrospective of his work from the late 1980s onward, edited by Alvin Buenaventura, showcases his visual gifts and always evolving style; his beautiful early stuff looks nothing like his beautiful later stuff.” —Newsday “A perfect introduction.” — “One of the greatest cartoonists of the past several decades finally gets his due.” —The Washington Post

Celebrity Biographies - The Amazing Life of Pablo Picasso - Famous People

Author: Matt Green

Publisher: Matt Green


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

View: 2925

He transformed the whole face of art. His appetite for invention was insatiable. Even though he spent most of his life in France, in many ways Pablo Picasso never left Spain. His art and his soul remained deeply rooted in the 19th century culture of his homeland. For more interesting facts you must read his biography. Grab your biography book now!

Wife, Interrupted

Author: Amy Molloy

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755361059

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

View: 8468

My story begins where most women hope theirs will end – with a big, white wedding. After all, isn’t that how every good fairy tale finishes? I thought so. And at 23 it seemed my ‘happy ever after’ was secure. I’d met the man of my dreams whilst on a gap year in Australia. Less than a month later he proposed and I accepted. But within twelve months he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and though we were able to marry he died just three weeks later. You’d never guess I was a widow at 23. I’ve learnt to hide it well. Because what choice do you have when you’ve lost the love of your life almost as soon as you found him? The way I saw it, there were only two options... A) Dress in black, become a recluse and watch your wedding video on a loop OR B) Decide falling in love again is out of the question and choose an easy, uncomplicated alternative – sex... Funny, powerful, and painfully honest, WIFE, INTERRUPTED examines the complicated process of grieving - and proves that sometimes the most unthinkable things can be the most comforting

Life's Turned Upside Down

Author: Anne Stone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997069174


Page: N.A

View: 8635

Gabriella Alvarez is the youngest of the Alvarez family. She's watched her best friend marry her brother and another brother find love. Deep down, she's looking for love, but she can't quite shake the college sweetheart that broke her heart. Dr. Ashton Holder works for the famous Alvarez practice. He and Gabriella have always clashed-she continues to see him only has the rough-edged doctor with no bedside manner, but he's really made strides to put this image behind him. When Gabriella discovers a secret from Ashton's past, though, she does her best to help him uncover something that will change his life forever, but a misunderstanding between them rocks him to the core. When he finally uncovers the secret, he must learn to put his past aside and try and move on with a future willed with hope and dreams. Life's Turned Upside Down is the third book in Anne Stone's Show Me series.

A Case for Forgiveness

Author: Carol Ross

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460380134

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 4381

The past has its place…in the past! Innkeeper Shay James has been telling herself for a decade that she's over her ex-fiancé, Jonah Cedar. But now the Chicago attorney's come home to care for his ailing grandfather, reawakening powerful feelings—along with painful memories. Shay can't afford to repeat history. At twenty-two, Jonah couldn't wait to trade his secluded Alaska hometown for big-city success. Shay was supposed to share that dream. Yet even with unresolved issues between them, their connection is stronger than ever. Jonah's visit was only going to be temporary…until a threat to Shay's beloved Faraway Inn gives him a reason to stay and fight for that second chance.



Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1490737138

Category: Fiction

Page: 162

View: 929

Lady Dana was known as the daughter of Duke Raul of Mansfield and the Duchess Virginia of Mansfield. However, her wonderful life was crushed by a few words said by a Gipsy. Shocked by the news from Mona, the Gipsy, Dana began to investigate by running away from home in search of the truth. Dana suffered while in search of the Gipsy's caravan. A couple of days further into the journey, a young man found her lost in the middle of a field, alone and collapsed on the ground. Michael gave her food, clothes, and tenderness. He decided to go along with her on her search because he was well aware of the danger that might occur if she were alone. The journey was long, and all that time Dana never mentioned a word to Michael about her origins. The Gipsy, Mona, revealed a mysterious tale to Dana, which sounds totally unbelievable. Bewildered, they left the camp to discover the truth and prove that some prophecies don't always come to pass. What Dana really hoped was that she would wake up from the horrible nightmare that was turning her life upside down. The only good thing that came out of this journey was the love that kept Dana and Michael together. However, a secret still came between their love for each other that caused them to separate.

Mein Herz in zwei Welten

Author: Jojo Moyes

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644223912

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 3113

«Trag deine Ringelstrumpfhosen mit Stolz. Führe ein unerschrockenes Leben. Fordere dich heraus. Lebe einfach.» Diese Sätze hat Will Louisa mit auf den Weg gegeben. Doch nach seinem Tod brach eine Welt für sie zusammen. Es hat lange gedauert, aber endlich ist sie bereit, seinen Worten zu folgen, und wagt in New York den Neuanfang. Die glamouröse Welt ihrer Arbeitgeber könnte von Lous altem Leben in der englischen Kleinstadt nicht weiter entfernt sein. Dort ist ein Teil ihres Herzens zurückgeblieben: bei ihrer liebenswert chaotischen Familie und vor allem bei Sam, dem Mann, der sie auffing, als sie fiel. Während Lou versucht, New York zu erobern und herauszufinden, wer Louisa Clark wirklich ist, muss sie feststellen, wie groß die Gefahr ist, sich selbst und andere auf dem Weg zu verlieren. Und am Ende muss sie sich die Frage stellen: Ist es möglich, ein Herz zu heilen, das in zwei Welten zu Hause ist?