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A Passion Denied (The Daughters of Boston Book #3)

By Julie Lessman
  • ISBN Code: : 9781441204097
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
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Young Elizabeth O'Connor is the little sister John Brady always longed for. But she wants much more than that from her spiritual mentor. As she blossoms into a beautiful young woman intent on loving John, he must push back the very real attraction he feels for her. His past just won't let him go there. Unfortunately, Lizzie won't let him go anywhere else--until she discovers he is not all that he seems. Can true love survive such revelations? Full of the romance and relationships Lessman readers have come to love, A Passion Denied is the final book in the popular Daughters of Boston series.

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Dritan, a talented young Albanian artist, was continuously denied the right to study at the Fine Arts University of Albania, by the very strict Albanian Communist officials. This unfair treatment that came at a surprise to him in his early youth during the late 1970’s, happened because he was labeled as a bourgeoisie family with “western anti-communist values,” or as it was called, “a family with a dark biography” and thus an enemy of the fatherland. As he grew up, Dritan came to learn that his maternal aunt was executed by a firing squad, his maternal uncle was in jail for life, and his father, who had tried to escape the well-guarded country, left no trace behind and no one knew if he was dead or alive. Such unfair labeling and chained tragic events continued to bring all the misfortunes to the rest of Dritan’s remaining family for many decades of the Albanian harsh communist dictatorship and kept them in constant fear and humiliation. This is a teen story for ages 13-18, where among the suffering there is perseverance, love, inspiration and determination to follow a passion. The story has a lot of dramatic moments, surprises, and an interesting ending...

The Secret

By Rhonda Byrne
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1416554998
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 766
  • Pdf File: the-secret.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The worldwide bestselling phenomenon that has helped millions tap the power of the law that governs all our lives to create—intentionally and effortlessly—a joyful life. In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a book that became a worldwide bestseller. Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions, and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life—money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life. The Secret contains wisdom from modern-day teachers—men and women who have used it to achieve health, wealth, and happiness. By applying the knowledge of The Secret, they bring to light compelling stories of eradicating disease, acquiring massive wealth, overcoming obstacles, and achieving what many would regard as impossible.

Fifty Shades as Told by Christian Trilogy

By E L James
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  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1728259444
  • Total of Pages : 1597
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 538
  • Pdf File: fifty-shades-as-told.pdf

Book Short Summary:

All three novels from Christian's point of view in EL James's #1 New York Times bestselling Fifty Shades of Grey series—now available in one e-book bundle. Discover the world of Fifty Shades: An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller More than 165 Million Copies Sold Worldwide One of 100 Great Reads in the Great American Read 133 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead, is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him—past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian's cold, wounded heart. But Christian knows a relationship with Ana will not be easy, and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to turn Ana and Christian's deepest fears into reality. This e-book bundle includes Grey, Darker, and Freed, the Fifty Shades stories in Christian's point of view, which have sold millions of copies and enchanted readers around the world. And don't miss The Mister, a modern-day Cinderella love story that will captivate E L James fans and lovers of danger, romance, and intrigue alike!

Surprised by Love (The Heart of San Francisco Book #3)

By Julie Lessman
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  • Publisher : Revell
  • Book Code : 1441219536
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 624
  • Pdf File: surprised.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Shy and unattractive as a child, Megan McClare has always been teased by her classmates. But when she returns home from her senior year in Paris, the wallflower has suddenly blossomed into a beauty. With ambitions to become a lawyer or doctor, Megan accepts an internship at the district attorney's office only to discover that she will be working with Devin Caldwell, a boy who mercilessly mocked her at school--and with whom she was hopelessly enamored. She turns to her dear friend Bram Hughes for support and advice. But Bram's vision is clouded by his sudden unwelcome attraction to a girl he had always thought of as a kid sister. He advises forgiveness, but can he forgive himself for pushing the woman he loves into the arms of another man? Fan favorite Julie Lessman draws a romantic triangle that will have readers in a tizzy in this glittering Gilded Age tale of transforming love.

Dare to Love Again (The Heart of San Francisco Book #2)

By Julie Lessman
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  • Publisher : Revell
  • Book Code : 1441236740
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 569
  • Pdf File: dare-to-love-again.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Spunky Allison McClare is determined to be a fearless, independent woman, resorting to a mammoth hat pin for protection on her way to and from the school where she teaches. But when she takes a notion to explore the wild Barbary Coast she quickly discovers she is no match for rum-soaked brute strength. Detective Nick Barone would rather do almost anything than teach this petite socialite jiu-jitsu, but it seems he has little choice in the matter. Sparks fly every time the two meet until a grudging friendship develops into something deeper. But when Nick suddenly leaves town, Allison realizes he's a fraud just like all the rest of the men she's cared for. Does she dare love again? The lushness of the glorious Gilded Age beautifully showcases Lessman's passion as a writer in this engaging love story written with humor and heart. From the glamour of San Francisco's Nob Hill to the seedy gambling dens of the Barbary Coast, Dare to Love Again is a journey to find a love that never fails. Fans will love revisiting the world of the cousins McClare, and new readers will seek more of Julie's passion-filled novels.

Mother of Pearl

By Margaret McSweeney
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Inspiring Voices
  • Book Code : 9781462401598
  • Total of Pages : 166
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 345
  • Pdf File: mother-of-pearl.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Like oysters, women often encounter unexpected grit during their everyday lives. In response, God’s love and grace covers this grit and transforms the pain into a precious pearl that leaves a layered, luminous lining within a shell: Mother of Pearl. This brilliant luster is strong, lasting, and purposeful—just like the love, lessons, and legacies left by the special women in our lives. Mother of Pearl celebrates the collective iridescence of motherhood. Margaret McSweeney presents a collection of heartfelt vignettes from authors who communicate the importance of the unique relationships between mothers and their children, between granddaughters and grandmothers and between children and the mother-figures in their lives. These stories tell of the power of faith, prayer, and values, exploring coming of age, the joy of becoming a mother, the importance of motherhood, the ways to heal from a bad relationship with a mother and weathering the death of a special loved one. Poignant and thought-provoking, the stories serve to inspire, encourage, instill hope, and strengthen faith. The proceeds from the sale of Mother of Pearl will be donated to organizations helping struggling women and children. The charities include Wings (Women in Need Growing Stronger) to help fund the Safe House in the Chicago suburbs and to Hands of Hope to help build wells for schoolchildren in Zambia. Mother of Pearl celebrates the collective iridescence of motherhood. Margaret McSweeney presents a collection of heartfelt vignettes from authors who communicate the importance of the unique relationships between mothers and their children, between granddaughters and grandmothers and between children and the mother-figures in their lives. These stories tell of the power of faith, prayer, and values, exploring coming of age, the joy of becoming a mother, the importance of motherhood, the ways to heal from a bad relationship with a mother and weathering the death of a special loved one. Poignant and thought-provoking, the stories serve to inspire, encourage, instill hope, and strengthen faith. The proceeds from the sale of Mother of Pearl will be donated to organizations helping struggling women and children. The charities include Wings (Women in Need Growing Stronger) to help fund the Safe House in the Chicago suburbs and to Hands of Hope to help build wells for schoolchildren in Zambia.

All Passion Denied

By William Mitchell Ross
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 147970296X
  • Total of Pages : 185
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 362
  • Pdf File: all-passion-denied.pdf

Book Short Summary:

During a violent and powerful mid-summer thunderstorm that shook the city of Monroe, Wisconsin, Dr. George Andrew Buckle was waiting for his wife, Dr. Ingrid Lindquist, at the country club. He was highly agitated because the storm caused his wife to cancel their dinner date. After several drinks, he made his way unsteadily to his car in the parking lot. As he approached his car, an unknown person emerged from the hedge row and fired three shots killing him. The murder rocked the city. The violent death of a world renown heart surgeon put everyone on edge. Police and Fire Commissioner, Roger Nussbaum, instructed Police Chief Brandon Johns to solve the murder quickly and restore calm to the city. The police think they have a prime suspect identified, but Detective Samantha Gates has her doubts. In the meantime, a priest at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Father Bernard, is intrigued by the case and pursues his own line of inquiry. His curiosity and interest could lead to tragic consequences.

I Am--

By Athalya Brenner
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  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Book Code : 9781451403961
  • Total of Pages : 228
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 192
  • Pdf File: i-am.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Athalya Brenner presents fictionalized "autobiographies" of a dozen women and women groups in the Hebrew Bible, and also lets them share a conversation session. This allows her to include how these women have been interpreted - not only in the Bible itself, but also in Jewish and Christian traditions and by modern commentators. The result is a thoroughly engaging and insightful look at women, from a leading biblical interpreter who has a very creative edge to all her work.

Character Is Fate

By Khalid A. Mustafa
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1469100797
  • Total of Pages : 119
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 106
  • Pdf File: character-is-fate.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The best way for me articulate an insightful glimpse of self is through the words of a friend. Michelle states: "You are a very generous man. You understand what it means to be a man, what differentiates the man from the boy, and what males and females alike need and want from you as a man. You give great attention and focus to your ability to handle responsibilities, understand the needs of others (often more than they understand their needs themselves), and deliver on those needs in a very special and unique way. You are clear about the importance of righteous good deeds and this central principle in your life generates much of the giving you do to the deserving and the not-so deserving. Your heart is in all that you do and you are so forgiving of others, yet you never seem to fully forgive yourself, finding more appropriate respite in The Cherisher and Sustainer of the Universe and keeping faith in His message that His mercy outreaches His wrath. You are extremely self-motivated and driven. When you have set your mind to something, there is little that can deter you from the path unless it is well substantiated. Others who stand close to you can sense this as you pull them closer or as you push them away. What you know, you know and you are also wise enough to know that there is much that you still have to comprehend."

Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture

By Marilyn B. Skinner
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 111861108X
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 223
  • Pdf File: sexuality-in-greek-and-roman-culture.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This agenda-setting text has been fully revised in its second edition, with coverage extended into the Christian era. It remains the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sexual cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. Covers a wide range of subjects, including Greek pederasty and the symposium, ancient prostitution, representations of women in Greece and Rome, and the public regulation of sexual behavior Expanded coverage extends to the advent of Christianity, includes added illustrations, and offers student-friendly pedagogical features Text boxes supply intriguing information about tangential topics Gives a thorough overview of current literature while encouraging further reading and discussion Conveys the complexity of ancient attitudes towards sexuality and gender and the modern debates they have engendered

To Kill a Tiger

By Jid Lee
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  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Book Code : 1468302841
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 908
  • Pdf File: to-kill-a-tiger.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Against the backdrop of modern Korea's violent and tumultuous history, To Kill A Tiger is a searing portrait of a woman and a society in the midst of violent change. Drawing on Korean legend and myth, as well as an Asian woman's unique perspective on the United States, Lee weaves her compelling personal narrative with a collective and accessible history of modern Korea, from Japanese colonialism to war-era comfort women, from the genocide of the Korean War to the government persecution and silence of Cold War-era pogroms. The ritual of storytelling, which she shares with the women of her family, serves as a window into a five-generation family saga, and it is through storytelling that Lee comes to appreciate the sacrifices of her ancestors and her own now American place in her family and society. In To Kill A Tiger Lee provides a revelatory look at war and modernization in her native country, a story of personal growth, and a tribute to the culture that formed her.