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Take This Regret

By A. L. Jackson
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"Absolutely amazing! LOVE LOVE LOVE...In my opinion, I feel that A.L. Jackson is the female version of Nicholas Sparks." Taryn, My Secret Romance There are some mistakes we make that we will regret for the rest of our lives. For Christian, it was the day he betrayed Elizabeth. Christian Davison has a plan for his life. He is determined to become an attorney and to one day take his place as partner in his father’s law firm. Nothing will stand in his way, not even Elizabeth Ayers and their unborn child. After Christian cuts her from his life, Elizabeth spends the next five years struggling to provide for her daughter and willing to sacrifice anything to give her child a safe, comfortable life. For five years, Christian has regretted the day he walked away from his family and will do anything to win them back just as Elizabeth will do anything to protect her daughter from the certain heartache she believes Christian will bring upon them. When Christian wrestles his way into their lives, Elizabeth is faced with asking herself if it is possible to forgive someone when they’ve committed the unforgivable and if it is possible to find a love after it has been buried in years of hate. Or are there some wounds that go so deep they can never heal? They say everyone deserves a second chance. "I cried, I laughed, this book touched my heart and I will never forget this story <3 It was an absolutely beautiful read that is definitely going on my favorites shelf! 6 stars!!" ~ Aestas Book Blog Lost to You and Take This Regret can be read as Stand-Alone Novels. Recommended reading order: Lost to You Take This Regret If Forever Comes

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Women and Girls in the Hindi Public Sphere

By Shobna Nijhawan
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0199088543
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  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 741
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The emergence of periodicals in Hindi for women and girls in early-twentieth-century India helped shape the nationalist-feminist thought in the country. Analysing the format and structure of periodical literature, Shobna Nijhawan shows how it became a medium for elite and middle-class women to think in new idioms and express themselves collectively at a time of social transition and political emancipation. With case studies of Hindi women's periodicals including Stri Darpan, Grihalakshmi, and Arya Mahila, and explorations of Hindi girls' periodicals like Kumari Darpan and Kanya Manoranjan, the study brings to light the nationalist demand for home rule for women. Discussing domesticity, political emancipation, and language politics, Shobna argues that women's periodicals instigated change and were not mere witnesses. With a perceptive Introduction setting the context, the work showcases rare archival material: advice texts, advertisements and book reviews, and multiple narratives specifically meant for women and girls of early twentieth-century north India.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

By Taylor Jenkins Reid
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 150113924X
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 920
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “If you’re looking for a book to take on holiday this summer, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo has got all the glitz and glamour to make it a perfect beach read.” —Bustle From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six—an entrancing and “wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet” (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career. Summoned to Evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways. “Heartbreaking, yet beautiful” (Jamie Blynn, Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is “Tinseltown drama at its finest” (Redbook): a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day as two women struggle with what it means—and what it costs—to face the truth.

Husbands

By Nathan C Bierly
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1973636298
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 490
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This book is about husbands and how they should love their wives. It is written by one who has spent years learning how to better love and care for his wife, and now he wants to share, in some small way, what he has learned to help others along the same road. This book then is a road map for the journey ahead, the journey to loving better, living better, and leading better. May God be with you.

WIVES BE SUBJECT TO YOUR HUSBANDS

By Edward D. Andrews
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  • Publisher : Christian Publishing House
  • Book Code : 1945757574
  • Total of Pages : 140
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 185
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Read and download full book WIVES BE SUBJECT TO YOUR HUSBANDS

Entering the rest of God

By Dr. Brian J. Bailey
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  • Publisher : Zion Christian Publishers
  • Book Code : 1596656646
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  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 168
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In the world today where many are weighed down by cares, stress, and the turbulence of life, true rest is one of the most treasured blessings. In this little book, Dr. Brian Bailey explores some of the ways in which we can come into rest and learn to roll our cares upon the Lord in order to gain strength as we continue on life’s journey.

52 Things Wives Need from Their Husbands

By Jay Payleitner
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  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Book Code : 0736944729
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 739
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Many wives long to have their husbands choose them all over again. To be their knight in shining armor. Their leader. Their listener. Their lover. In 52 Things Wives Need from Their Husbands, Jay Payleitner, veteran radio producer and author of 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad, offers a bounty of welcome advice, such as "Stir her pots" "Buy sparkly gifts" "Be the handyman" "Stay married" "Kiss her in the kitchen" "Leave your mommy" "Put her second" A great gift or men's group resource, 52 Things Wives Need from Their Husbands provides a full year's worth of advice. And no chapter will make husbands feel guilty or criticize them for acting like men! For the husband who wants to live God's plan for his marriage, this book will put him on the right track.

The Pitfalls of Protection

By Torunn Wimpelmann
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Book Code : 0520966392
  • Total of Pages : 230
  • Category : History
  • Members : 567
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At free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Pitfalls of Protection, based on research conducted in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, locates the struggles over gender violence in local and global power configurations. The author finds that aid flows and geopolitics have served as both opportunities and obstacles to feminist politics in Afghanistan. Showing why Afghan activists often chose to use the leverage of Western powers instead of entering into either protracted negotiations with powerful national actors or broad political mobilization, the book examines both the achievements and the limits of this strategy.

Ex-husbands, Don't Play Tricks

By Yu Sanpaopao
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 1648973094
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 661
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That man was deep, steady, and had the most perfect appearance in the world. But, that was only on the surface. Tang Wan thought that calling him uncle full of respect should earn her the same amount of respect.

Bisexual and Gay Husbands

By Fritz Klein,Thomas R Schwartz
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317766377
  • Total of Pages : 514
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 326
  • Pdf File: bisexual-and-gay-husbands.pdf

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What happens when married men face their gay/bisexual needs? This astonishing volume offers an intimate look into the lives and thoughts of bisexual men. Already married to women, these men are undeniably attracted to other men. Their struggle with conflicting needs, desires, and loyalties is not filtered through theories or evoked in brief interviews. It comes straight from their own keyboards. The stories told in Bisexual and Gay Husbands are taken from an Internet mailing list, which allows people to speak freely and in anonymity, yet also encourages the development of a tightly knit community. Men at all stages of the coming-out process share their experiences, their secrets, their pain, shame, anger, and hope. One man writes, “I have found the answer to my bisexual needs and am afraid to embrace it. I need help and advice to know what to do. What you people have done in your lives may hold the key to helping me decide on a course of action. I am either going to create a dream come true or hell on earth as I destroy my marriage. I can’t tell which, and of course you can’t either. But you CAN tell me how you are handling the problems I am facing.” Bisexual and Gay Husbands includes advice and information on the issues that touch these men most deeply, including: how do I tell my wife and kids? what does it mean to self-identify as bisexual or gay? what kinds of relationships do I want with men? can triads work? how do I deal with my children’s reaction? do I have to leave my wife? The insight, intelligence, and honesty revealed in Bisexual and Gay Husbands make it a riveting read, but it also has great clinical and historic value for therapists, sex theorists, and bisexual men and their families.

The Husbands

By Chandler Baker
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  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Book Code : 1250319528
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 537
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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “Chandler Baker, queen of the feminist thriller, has delivered once again! The Husbands is a poignant exploration of what it would take for women to have it all." —Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of The Good Sister To what lengths will a woman go for a little more help from her husband? Nora Spangler is a successful attorney but when it comes to domestic life, she packs the lunches, schedules the doctor appointments, knows where the extra paper towel rolls are, and designs and orders the holiday cards. Her husband works hard, too... but why does it seem like she is always working so much harder? When the Spanglers go house hunting in Dynasty Ranch, an exclusive suburban neighborhood, Nora meets a group of high-powered women—a tech CEO, a neurosurgeon, an award-winning therapist, a bestselling author—with enviably supportive husbands. When she agrees to help with a resident’s wrongful death case, she is pulled into the lives of the women there. She finds the air is different in Dynasty Ranch. The women aren’t hanging on by a thread. But as the case unravels, Nora uncovers a plot that may explain the secret to having-it-all. One that’s worth killing for. Calling to mind a Stepford Wives gender-swap, New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Network Chandler Baker's The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the “second shift” is equally shared—and what it may take to get there. “Utterly engrossing and thoroughly timely, The Husbands is both a gripping, well-crafted mystery and an insightful critique of motherhood and marriage in the modern age--working mothers everywhere will feel seen in the best possible way.” —Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of A Good Marriage

52 Things Husbands Need from Their Wives

By Jay Payleitner
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  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Book Code : 0736954864
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 422
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“I don’t always understand what he needs or wants from me.” Most wives want a heart-to-heart connection with their husbands. But men often communicate their needs in ways that seem strange to women. How to bridge the gap? Straight from a veteran dad and husband come these insightful, unexpected, and occasionally offbeat ideas. Bestselling author Jay Payleitner digs deep to give practical insight into how a woman can see the ways her husband does want to connect...which may be different than what she expects encourage him—not overwhelm him—with her words understand why sex is such a big deal make space for him to step up and participate in family life be alert to his “hero moments” and respect and appreciate him A husband does want to be close to his wife. Here are great steps to strengthening a marriage by making room for that closeness to happen.

The Husbands of Edith

By George Barr McCutcheon
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 333
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 153
  • Pdf File: the-husbands-of-edith.pdf

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"The Husbands of Edith" by George Barr McCutcheon. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.