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Big Little Lies

By Liane Moriarty
  • ISBN Code: : 0698138635
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
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DON’T MISS SEASON 2 OF THE GOLDEN GLOBE AND EMMY AWARD-WINNING HBO® SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON, NICOLE KIDMAN, SHAILENE WOODLEY, LAURA DERN, ZOË KRAVITZ, AND MERYL STREEP From the author of Nine Perfect Strangers, Apples Never Fall, and The Husband’s Secret comes the #1 New York Times bestselling novel about the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive. A murder...A tragic accident...Or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny, biting, and passionate; she remembers everything and forgives no one. Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare but she is paying a price for the illusion of perfection. New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for a nanny. She comes with a mysterious past and a sadness beyond her years. These three women are at different crossroads, but they will all wind up in the same shocking place. Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the little lies that can turn lethal.

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This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. A fateful accident, an intended murder, or parents simply caught red-handed in mischief? Someone is dead, and no one's pointing any fingers. Madeline is a true force of nature. She is compassionate and is a true friend beloved by the community. Madeline is troubled that her daughter seems to prefer her ex-husband and his yogi wife to her. Celeste is a beautiful woman who captivates others with her grace. Unbeknownst to outsiders, her seemingly perfect life with her husband and twin sons is only an illusion she is willing only so far to keep. Jane is a young woman untimely thrust into motherhood. She and her son has just moved into town, yet they are met with hostility when her son is accused of something he did not do. The novel follows the lives of these three women as they make their way around schoolyard gossip and tell their big little lies to be able to face the day. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!

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Madeline is funny, passionate and biting. She doesn’t forgive and doesn’t forget. Her ex-husband along with his new wife just moved into her favorite beachside society. Their offspring attends the same nursery with Madeline’s young. And above it all, Madeline’s older daughter, who is a teenager, looks like she prefers the ex-husband to Madeline. Celeste is an attractive female that makes the world stand still and gaze. Still, she seems a bit confused from time to time. And she has every right to be… having those noisy twins. After the tweens started school, Celeste along with her husband want to become the queen and king of the school parent association. However, credit frequently doesn’t come free of charge. Celeste has to deal with how much extra she is keen to pay. Fresh in the town, sole mom Jane is so youthful that someone believes she is a nanny. Jane is wretched. Celeste and Madeline will soon take her under their wings, without realizing how her arrival will affect each of them. Brilliant Humorous Lessons rearmed. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #181818; -webkit-text-stroke: #181818; background-color: #ffffff} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #181818; -webkit-text-stroke: #181818} li.li2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #181818; -webkit-text-stroke: #181818} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {font-kerning: none; background-color: #ffffff} span.s3 {font: 12.0px Symbol} ul.ul1 {list-style-type: disc}

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - A 30-minute Instaread Summary Inside this Instaread Summary:Overview of the entire bookIntroduction to the Important people in the bookSummary and analysis of all the chapters in the bookKey Takeaways of the bookA Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Chapters 1-4 Mrs. Patty Ponder, an elderly woman who lives next to the Pirriwee Public School in Pirriwee Beach, Australia, hears a commotion going on at the school’s trivia night. She looks out the window and sees fighting going on among the parents at the event. She hears a woman screaming. Madeline Mackenzie drives her daughter, Chloe, to her kindergarten orientation day at school. When she comes to a stop light, Madeline gets out of her car and goes to the car in front of her to yell at a woman who is using her phone while driving. On the way back to her car, Madeline turns her ankle and falls. Newcomers to the area, Jane Chapman and her son, Ziggy, are in the car behind Madeline. They are also on their way to kindergarten orientation. Jane sees Madeline fall and gets out of her car to help her. Jane gets Ziggy and Chloe to the school, then she and Madeline go to Blue Blues, a beachside café, to meet Madeline’s friend, Celeste. Madeline tells Jane about her ex-husband, Nathan, and his new family. Jane tells Madeline that she is a single mom. She says Ziggy is the result of a one-night stand...

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The New York Times Best Thrillers of 2021 "Steamily atmospheric . . . A twisted Gothic tale, emotional in its language and febrile in its atmosphere, and it will appeal to readers who love to hear about obsession, repression . . . and poetic justice.” —The New York Times Book Review Louisa is the new scholarship student at Temple House, a drafty, imposing cliffside boarding school full of girls as chilly as the mansion itself. There is one other outsider, an intense and compelling student provocateur named Victoria, and the two girls form a fierce bond. But their friendship is soon unsettled by a young art teacher, Mr. Lavelle, whose charismatic presence ignites tension and obsession in the cloistered world of the school. Then one day, Louisa and Mr. Lavelle vanish without a trace, never to be found. Now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the disappearance, one journalist—a woman who grew up on the same street as Louisa—delves into the past, determined to uncover the truth. She finds stories of jealousy and revenge, power and class. But might she find Louisa and Mr. Lavelle, too? Told in alternating points of view, The Temple House Vanishing is tense, atmospheric, and page-turning . . . with a shocking, ingenious conclusion. An Irish Bestseller and finalist for the Irish Book Awards Newcomer of the Year

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A portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with love, feminism, and her astonishing talent In 1975 Meryl Streep, a promising young graduate of the Yale School of Drama, was finding her place in the New York theater scene. Burning with talent and ambition, she was like dozens of aspiring actors of the time—a twenty-something beauty who rode her bike everywhere, kept a diary, napped before performances, and stayed out late “talking about acting with actors in actors’ bars.” Yet Meryl stood apart from her peers. In her first season in New York, she won attention-getting parts in back-to-back Broadway plays, a Tony Award nomination, and two roles in Shakespeare in the Park productions. Even then, people said, “Her. Again.” Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming-of-age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school, through her early days on the stage at Vassar College and the Yale School of Drama during its golden years, to her star-making roles in The Deer Hunter, Manhattan, and Kramer vs. Kramer. New Yorker contributor Michael Schulman brings into focus Meryl’s heady rise to stardom on the New York stage; her passionate, tragically short-lived love affair with fellow actor John Cazale; her marriage to sculptor Don Gummer; and her evolution as a young woman of the 1970s wrestling with changing ideas of feminism, marriage, love, and sacrifice. Featuring eight pages of black-and-white photos, this captivating story of the making of one of the most revered artistic careers of our time reveals a gifted young woman coming into her extraordinary talents at a time of immense transformation, offering a rare glimpse into the life of the actress long before she became an icon.

Nicola Berry and the Wicked War on the Planet of Whimsy #3

By Liane Moriarty
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1524790079
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 156
  • Pdf File: nicola-berry-and-the-wicked-war-on-the-planet-of-whimsy-3.pdf

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The third in a three-book outer space adventure series for young readers from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies! Nicola and her friends' whirlwind tour of the galaxy isn't about to stop! The Space Brigade's third adventure takes them to a strange pair of planets that couldn't be more different. On one side is a planet covered in volcanoes. On the other side, a beautiful place full of daydreamy poets. Nicola and the Space Brigade find themselves caught in the middle of a war between the two, and must find a way to make peace before it's too late!

A Lie For A Lie

By Julie Corbin
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Book Code : 1473663237
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 679
  • Pdf File: a-lie-for-a-lie.pdf

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*The next gripping suspense thriller from Julie Corbin, Whispers of a Scandal, is available to pre-order now!* Teacher versus pupil. It's your word against hers . . . As a school nurse, Anna Pierce is a well-respected and trusted member of the community. So when she is accused of hitting a pupil, the reaction is one of shock and disbelief. The pupil is Tori Carmichael - Anna's mentee and a troubled child known for bending the truth. With her career and reputation on the line, Anna is determined to clear her name. But before she can, the worst happens: Tori is found dead. Suspicion mounts against Anna, who says she didn't do it. But if she isn't the killer, there is someone out there who is . . . Delivering a dark and twisting plot and asking the reader 'What would you do?', this is gripping suspense for fans of Big Little Lies and The Rumour. Readers are gripped by A Lie For A Lie 'Full of secrets, twists, and unexpected answers. I was hooked.' 'Absolutely amazing book! It was the perfect thriller!' 'I cannot recommend it highly enough - a fabulous read.' 'An extremely well written, utterly riveting thriller that had me totally captivated from the very first page. 'A gripping tale of deception, manipulation and judgements that keeps the reader guessing and frantically turning the pages.' 'Julie Corbin works her magic . . . I was gripped by every single page.' 'I'll definitely be recommending it to my other book lover friends. Can't wait to read more by Julie Corbin!' 'A gripping story from the very beginning. Julie Corbin is a new author to add to my "favourite authors" list.'

The Family Next Door

By Sally Hepworth
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 1250120918
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 377
  • Pdf File: the-family-next-door.pdf

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America's next favorite Australian author! "With jaw-dropping discoveries and realistic consequences, this novel is not to be missed. Perfect for lovers of Big Little Lies." —Library Journal, starred review Small, perfect towns often hold the deepest secrets. From the outside, Essie’s life looks idyllic: a loving husband, a beautiful house in a good neighborhood, and a nearby mother who dotes on her grandchildren. But few of Essie’s friends know her secret shame: that in a moment of maternal despair, she once walked away from her newborn, asleep in her carriage in a park. Disaster was avoided and Essie got better, but she still fears what lurks inside her, even as her daughter gets older and she has a second baby. When a new woman named Isabelle moves in next door to Essie, she is an immediate object of curiosity in the neighborhood. Why single, when everyone else is married with children? Why renting, when everyone else owns? What mysterious job does she have? And why is she so fascinated with Essie? As the two women grow closer and Essie’s friends voice their disapproval, it starts to become clear that Isabelle’s choice of neighborhood was no accident. And that her presence threatens to bring shocking secrets to light. The Family Next Door is Sally Hepworth at her very best: at once a deeply moving portrait of family drama and a compelling suburban mystery that will keep you hooked until the very last page.

Our Secrets and Lies

By Sinéad Moriarty
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 1844884066
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 836
  • Pdf File: our-secrets-and-lies.pdf

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'Moriarty [tackles] uncomfortable and painful subjects, weaving them into compelling thought-provoking stories ... heartfelt and deeply moving' Irish Independent The new novel from the Richard and Judy Book Club author and Number One Bestseller! When her children are offered a scholarship to a prestigious school Lucy Murphy is ecstatic. Her plan for a glittering future ended when she became pregnant. But there will be no limit to what her twins can achieve. Stuck in her dreams for their imaginary lives, Lucy doesn't see what is right in front of her - that she is thinking of her own ambitions, not her children's. And that life can be challenging for seventeen-year-olds, especially in the era of social media. Until catastrophe strikes, Lucy remains blind to the cost of forcing her wishes on the twins, particularly her sensitive daughter. To have any hope of surviving as a family, all three will have to face up to some surprising and difficult truths . . . 'Both heart-breaking and heart-warming ... a joy to read' Woman's Way Praise for Sinéad Moriarty's novels 'A fascinating exploration of difficult subjects ... Moriarty writes with compelling authority' Irish Times 'There is warmth and heart aplenty in this delicately told story' Daily Mail 'OMG! I'm an emotional wreck after reading this novel, probably not helped by the fact that I pulled an all-nighter to finish it ... I just could not put it down' Eileen Dunne, RTÉ 'Heartfelt and deeply moving ... I couldn't put it down.' Susan Lewis 'We ate this fabulous story up - 4 stars' Heat magazine 'Beautifully written and sensitive' Woman's Way 'Intriguing and thought provoking ... a great read.' Katie Fforde 'Gripping and thought-provoking - I was desperate to discover how it would pan out!' Paige Toon

Pretty Little Liars

By Sara Shepard
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061975567
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 283
  • Pdf File: pretty-little-liars.pdf

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The #1 New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit ABC Family TV show Pretty Little Liars and the upcoming HBO spin-off series Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin! Never trust a pretty girl with an ugly secret. Set in ultra-trendy Rosewood, Pennsylvania, Pretty Little Liars centers around four beautiful girls who are hiding some very ugly secrets, and the one person who knows them all…and is not afraid to spill. Perfect for fans of One of Us is Lying, The Cousins, and A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, this first book in Sara Shepard’s #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series will introduce new readers to the thrilling and magnetically compelling world of Pretty Little Liars, where everyone’s got something to hide, and no secret stays buried for long.

The Rumor

By Lesley Kara
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Book Code : 1984819356
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 241
  • Pdf File: the-rumor.pdf

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“Keeps you guessing until the final page.”—Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train “A rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence.”—Fiona Barton, author of The Widow “Everyone will be talking about The Rumor.”—Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door When a single mother hears a shocking rumor outside her son’s school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another . . . and now there’s no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, who committed a brutal crime as a child, has been living a new life under an assumed identity in Joanna’s seaside town. So who is the criminal hidden in their midst? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and his father to the supposedly reformed murderer—who may be ready to kill again. She will learn how dangerous one rumor can become . . . and just how far she must go to protect those she loves. She is going to regret the day she ever said a word. Praise for The Rumor “A brilliant premise with a killer twist. The Rumor depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect.”—Colette McBeth, author of An Act of Silence “This mystery has an unusual and resonant theme—how a single rumor can morph into a completely unmanageable, deadly force. . . . [There’s] psychological acuity throughout and [an] astonishing ending.”—Booklist

Out of the Ice

By Ann Turner
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1925030903
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 701
  • Pdf File: out-of-the-ice.pdf

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'A cinematic page-turner' Weekend Australian By the bestselling author of The Lost Swimmer, a tense, eerie thriller set in the icy reaches of Antarctica When environmental scientist Laura Alvarado is sent to a remote Antarctic island to report on an abandoned whaling station, she begins to uncover more than she could ever imagine. Reminders of the bloody, violent past are everywhere, and Laura is disturbed by evidence of recent human interference. Rules have been broken, and the protected wildlife is behaving strangely. On a diving expedition, Laura emerges into an ice cave where she is shocked to see an anguished figure, crying for help. But in this freezing, lonely landscape there are ghosts everywhere, and Laura wonders if her own eyes can be trusted. Has she been in the ice too long? Back at base, Laura’s questions about the whaling station go unanswered, blocked by scientists unused to outsiders. And Laura just can’t shake what happened in the cave. Piecing together a past and present of cruelty and vulnerability that can be traced around the world, from Norway, to Nantucket, Europe and Antarctica, Laura will stop at nothing to unearth the truth. As she comes face to face with the dark side of human progress, she also discovers a legacy of love, hope and the meaning of family. If only Laura can find her way . . . Out of the ice. Praise for Out of the Ice ‘Turner is a steely and confident writer, concerned in the main part with reeling her reader in and out of suspense with a sense of concentrated exhilaration … A cinematic page-turner that’s well worth the price of admission to the movie house of fiction.’ Weekend Australian ‘a taut and tightly wound page-turner’ Marie Claire ‘Turner is in fine form, exploring silence and secrets, male and female ways of relating and exploitation and grief.’ West Australian ‘This gripping thriller exposes a dark side of human nature but reveals a newfound hope in love and family.’ Mindfood 'Turner delivers another brilliant suspense novel … solidifying her position as one of Australia’s best thriller writers… A compelling and enormously satisfying thrill ride.’ Better Reading ‘Ann Turner dazzled us with her first novel, The Lost Swimmer. Her new book is another clever, cinematic thriller involving a body of water and an impending sense of dread … Out of the Ice is a fantastically eerie and suspenseful read.’ iBooks

The Fifth Letter

By Nicola Moriarty
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062413589
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 754
  • Pdf File: the-fifth-letter.pdf

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Nicola Moriarty makes her US debut with this stunning page-turner for fans of Jojo Moyes, Emily Griffin, Kate Morton, and Jessica Knoll, about four best friends on a relaxing vacation that turns devastating when old secrets are revealed, long-held grudges surface, and a shattering betrayal is discovered that shakes the foundation of their lives. Best friends from high school, Joni, Deb, Eden, and Trina had always looked forward to the vacations they spent together. But the demands of careers, husbands, and babies gradually pulled them apart, and now their annual getaways may be a thing of the past. Joni doesn’t want to lose her friends, and this year she’s coaxed them all back together for some fun at a beach house. Late on a laughter and wine-filled night, the women dare one another to write anonymous letters, spilling her most intimate thoughts like they did as teenagers. But the fun game meant to bring them closer together turns painfully serious, exposing cracks in their lives and their relationships. Each letter is a confession revealing disturbing information. A rocky marriage. A harrowing addiction. A hidden pregnancy. A heartbreaking diagnosis. Days later, Joni notices something in the fireplace—a crumpled and partially burned fifth letter that holds the most shattering admission of all. Best friends are supposed to keep your darkest secrets. But the revelations Joni, Deb, Eden and Trina have shared will have unforeseen consequences . . . and none of them will ever be the same.

The Necessary Angel

By C.K. Stead
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Book Code : 1760639494
  • Total of Pages : 232
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 965
  • Pdf File: the-necessary-angel.pdf

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Award-winning author C.K. Stead takes us to the heart of contemporary Paris and into a world of books and witty conversation. The Necessary Angel is a story of people grappling with love and fidelity; a story about the importance of books; a commentary on living in complex modern-day Europe; and a page-turning mystery. With a surprising twist at the end, this is a sophisticated novel that shows Stead writing at the height of his powers. 'Stead is a fine writer, intelligent and assured, and The Necessary Angel's stealthy crescendo will leave the reader gasping.' Philip Womack, The Spectator 'A fictional gem.' David Grylls, The Sunday Times, UK 'Masterfully structured' Zoe Apostolides, Financial Times 'Stead captures the essence of Paris, its certainties and its contradictions, while simultaneously invoking the power of literature to alter and direct lives.' Richard Hopton, Country & Town House '... his prose is good, beguilingly good ... It's an entertainment, but in the best sense of the word - clever, rich and playful.' Jane Westaway, The Spinoff 'For anyone who enjoys literature, it's a delight to find a book that does the same.' Paul Little, North & South 'Paris suits Stead. There is a joie de vivre to the writing: the zest and juice of the short stories are sustained at novel length, making this his best novel since All Visitors Ashore.' Stephen Stratford, New Zealand Listener

Race/Gender/Class/Media

By Rebecca Ann Lind
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351630261
  • Total of Pages : 298
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 245
  • Pdf File: race-gender-class-media.pdf

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Race/Gender/Class/Media considers diversity in the mass media in three main settings: Audiences, Content, and Production. It brings together 53 readings—most are newly commissioned for this edition—by scholars representing a variety of social science and humanities disciplines. Together, these readings provide a multifaceted and often intersectional look at how race, gender, and class relate to the creation and use of media texts as well as the media texts themselves. Designed to be flexible in the classroom, the book begins with a detailed introduction to key concepts and presents a contextualizing introduction to each of the three main sections. Each reading contains multiple It’s Your Turn activities to foster student engagement and which can serve as the basis for assignments. The book offers a list of resources—books, articles, films, and websites—that are of value to students and instructors. Several alternate Tables of Contents are provided as options for reorganizing the material and maximizing the flexibility of the readings: by site of struggle (gender, race, class), by medium (television, print, digital, etc.), and by arena (journalism, entertainment). This volume is an essential introduction to interdisciplinary studies of gender, race, and class across mass media.

Mothers

By Cath Weeks
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Piatkus
  • Book Code : 0349410658
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 719
  • Pdf File: mothers.pdf

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For fans of Liane Moriarty and the award-winning TV series Big Little Lies, this is an emotional, gripping and suspenseful family drama of secrets, betrayal and intrigue... Would you let your daughter go? Steffie has always been proud of the decisions she's made as a mother - even when she battled with her husband's infidelity and resolved to raise their ten-year-old daughter, Jemima, alone. But when Jemima has the chance to leave home and train as a professional ballerina, Steffie finds herself faced with that most unbearable of parental decisions: should she keep her child safe, or give them the wings to fly? She knows what's right. And so does her husband. But when tragedy strikes, can Steffie ever forgive herself? Especially given the devastating secret she's kept hidden for so many years... Praise for Cath Weeks: 'It'll make you weep' Elle '[The writing] gnaws away at you, forcing you to question your own morals' Evening Standard 'Beautifully written and refreshingly unique' Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Dusta-Dusta Kecil (Big Little Lies)

By Liane Moriarty
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • Book Code : 6020334066
  • Total of Pages : 511
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 152
  • Pdf File: dusta-dusta-kecil.pdf

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Pembunuhan? Kecelakaan tragis? Yang pasti seseorang tewas. Tapi, siapa yang melakukan apa? Semuanya bermula pada hari orientasi TK di Pirriwee Public School: ketika Jane—seorang ibu tunggal yang penuh rahasia—mengantar putranya ke sekolah dan bertemu dengan Madeline yang sinis dan penuh seManga, Manhua & Manhwat, serta Celeste yang cantik tapi selalu gelisah. Saat insiden kecil yang melibatkan anak-anak ketiga wanita itu dengan cepat berubah serius, dan bisik-bisik antaribu menjadi gosip-gosip jahat… tak ada lagi yang tahu siapa yang benar dan siapa yang berbohong. Hingga seseorang harus membayar dengan nyawa…

Gendered Domestic Violence and Abuse in Popular Culture

By Shulamit Ramon,Michele Lloyd,Bridget Penhale
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Book Code : 183867781X
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 800
  • Pdf File: gendered-domestic-violence-and-abuse-in-popular-culture.pdf

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As binge-watching and streaming lead to increasing amounts of content and screen time, understanding how domestic violence and abuse is portrayed in popular culture and its impact on DVA in our society is more important than ever. This collection demonstrates how networked communication is influencing activism, both online and in the real-world.