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Beauty of the Broken

By Tawni Waters
  • ISBN Code: : 1481407104
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 543
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In this lyrical, heartwrenching story about a forbidden first love, a teen seeks the courage to care for another girl despite her small town’s bigotry and her father’s violent threats. Growing up in conservative small-town New Mexico, fifteen-year-old Mara was never given the choice to be different. Her parents—an abusive, close-minded father and a detached alcoholic mother—raised Mara to be like all the other girls in Barnaby: God-fearing, churchgoing, and straight. Mara wants nothing to do with any of it. She feels most at home with her best friend and older brother, Iggy, but Iggy hasn’t been the same since their father beat him and put him in the hospital with a concussion. As Mara’s mother feeds her denial with bourbon and Iggy struggles with his own demons, Mara finds an escape with her classmate Xylia. A San Francisco transplant, Xylia is everything Mara dreams of being: free-spirited, open, wild. The closer Mara and Xylia become, the more Mara feels for her—even though their growing relationship is very much forbidden in Barnaby. Just as Mara begins to live a life she’s only imagined, the girls’ secret is threatened with exposure and Mara’s world is thrown into chaos. Mara knows she can't live without Xylia, but can she live with an entire town who believes she is an abomination worse than the gravest sin?

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Readers, ready your nightlights.’ Booklist ‘The touch of magical realism—or is it psychic ability that Grace inherited from her mother?—is key to making the plot work...Give this to readers who enjoy a bit of supernatural ambiguity in their crime dramas.’ Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books ‘There’s a dark side to being the funny one in the group. This is a piercing, creepy tale about a wild girl who could lose herself to a ghost. Vikki Wakefield’s writing never fails to give me chills.’ Emily Gale ‘Vikki Wakefield writes stories that will break your heart.’ Readings ‘Ballad for a Mad Girl is brilliant, edgy and unsettling. Grace is a tough and sympathetic anti-heroine. I felt her grief and, even when I cursed her curiosity, was compelled to follow her to the story’s satisfying, cinematic end.’ Simmone Howell ‘Vikki Wakefield is one of Australia’s best YA writers. I couldn’t put down Ballad for a Mad Girl.’ Cath Crowley ‘Vikki Wakefield is one of the most creative and daring authors writing for young adults today. Ballad for a Mad Girl is an Aussie YA Gothic tale that smartly uses the supernatural to explore the depths of grief and growing up, and the pain to be found in both. This is a caring and keening novel, creepy but tender and wholly marvellous.’ Danielle Binks ‘Ballad for a Mad Girl is an intense, unsettling read...Every page is charged with emotion.’ Loony Literate ‘Ballad for a Mad Girl is about the living, the dead, the long journey of grief, and what happens when the lines between them blur. A spooky, gripping rollercoaster ride!’ Nadia L King ‘In Ballad for a Mad Girl, Vikki Wakefield does it again, this time raising the bar with a riveting, beautifully told ghost story that draws you in until the very last page.’ Kids’ Book Review ‘Vikki Wakefield is one of the most creative and daring authors writing for young adults today. Ballad for a Mad Girl is an Aussie YA Gothic tale that smartly uses the supernatural to explore the depths of grief and growing up, and the pain to be found in both. This is a caring and keening novel, creepy but tender and wholly marvellous.’ ALPHA Reader ‘Talented author Vikki Wakefield produced another gripping novel for YA readers...A clever mystery and insightful working out of newly adult relationships among characters as real and nuanced as ourselves.’ Adelaide Advertiser ‘A beautifully creepy book.’ Booktopia ‘With complex and genuine characters, a captivating narrative and the authenticity of a small-town setting, Ballad for a Mad Girl is the epitome of great Aussie YA.’ Written Word Worlds ‘Beautifully written, chilling and atmospheric, Ballad for a Mad Girl is a story with heart, horror, and hope.’ Bookish Manicurist ‘Ballad for a Mad Girl is a real page turner...Beautifully written. The gothic, literary tone adds to the creepy atmosphere.’ Reading Time ‘Ballad for a Mad Girl has all the features to appeal to its intended audience, with its tight plot, its claustrophobic country town atmosphere and a group of longtime friends growing up and sometimes growing apart. Many are sure to enjoy the tension and edginess of Vikki Wakefield’s novel.’ Magpies ‘A tightly drawn story of compulsion...I could picture the landscapes so carefully created by Wakefield. The striking cover will impel young adults to choose to read it and they will be stunned by the extraordinary thriller within.’ ReadPlus ‘This is another great young adult novel by Vikki Wakefield that looks at the real world of a teenager, and what might be happening on the other side.’ Big Book Club ‘Evocative descriptions will make readers feel Grace’s fear, frustration, and confusion, with sights, sounds, and scents that are as palpable as word on a page can be. Mesmerising, haunting, and hopeful.’ Kirkus Reviews

The Distance Between Us

By Reyna Grande
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1481463721
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 954
  • Pdf File: the-distance-between-us.pdf

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Award-winning author Reyna Grande shares her compelling experience of crossing borders and cultures in this middle grade adaptation of her “compelling…unvarnished, resonant” (BookPage) memoir, The Distance Between Us. When her parents make the dangerous and illegal trek across the Mexican border in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings are forced to live with their stern grandmother, as they wait for their parents to build the foundation of a new life. But when things don’t go quite as planned, Reyna finds herself preparing for her own journey to “El Otro Lado” to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years: her long-absent father. Both funny and heartbreaking, The Distance Between Us beautifully captures the struggle that Reyna and her siblings endured while trying to assimilate to a different culture, language, and family life in El Otro Lado (The Other Side).

Broken Horses

By Brandi Carlile
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  • Publisher : Crown
  • Book Code : 0593237250
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 685
  • Pdf File: broken-horses.pdf

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about faith, sexuality, parenthood, and a life shaped by music in “one of the great memoirs of our time” (Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed). NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND AUTOSTRADDLE • “The best-written, most engaging rock autobiography since her childhood hero, Elton John, published Me.”—Variety Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen times in as many years. Though imperfect in every way, her dysfunctional childhood was as beautiful as it was strange, and as nurturing as it was difficult. At the age of five, Brandi contracted bacterial meningitis, which almost took her life, leaving an indelible mark on her formative years and altering her journey into young adulthood. As an openly gay teenager, Brandi grappled with the tension between her sexuality and her faith when her pastor publicly refused to baptize her on the day of the ceremony. Shockingly, her small town rallied around Brandi in support and set her on a path to salvation where the rest of the misfits and rejects find it: through twisted, joyful, weird, and wonderful music. In Broken Horses, Brandi Carlile takes readers through the events of her life that shaped her very raw art—from her start at a local singing competition where she performed Elton John’s “Honky Cat” in a bedazzled white polyester suit, to her first break opening for Dave Matthews Band, to many sleepless tours over fifteen years and six studio albums, all while raising two children with her wife, Catherine Shepherd. This hard-won success led her to collaborations with personal heroes like Elton John, Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Pearl Jam, Tanya Tucker, and Joni Mitchell, as well as her peers in the supergroup The Highwomen, and ultimately to the Grammy stage, where she converted millions of viewers into instant fans. Evocative and piercingly honest, Broken Horses is at once an examination of faith through the eyes of a person rejected by the church’s basic tenets and a meditation on the moments and lyrics that have shaped the life of a creative mind, a brilliant artist, and a genuine empath on a mission to give back.

Once Upon a Broken Heart

By Stephanie Garber
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  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Book Code : 1250268389
  • Total of Pages : 347
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 888
  • Pdf File: once-upon-a-broken-heart.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller! Once Upon a Broken Heart marks the launch of a new series from beloved author Stephanie Garber about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in true love and happy endings...until she learns that the love of her life will marry another. Desperate to stop the wedding and to heal her wounded heart, Evangeline strikes a deal with the charismatic, but wicked, Prince of Hearts. In exchange for his help, he asks for three kisses, to be given at the time and place of his choosing. But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that bargaining with an immortal is a dangerous game — and that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she’d pledged. He has plans for Evangeline, plans that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy...

The Brokenhearted

By Amelia Kahaney
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062230948
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 881
  • Pdf File: the-brokenhearted.pdf

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Perfect for fans of Marissa Meyer's The Lunar Chronicles and Marie Lu's Legend series, Amelia Kahaney's The Brokenhearted is a gorgeous, gritty, and imaginative take on the superhero story. Anthem Fleet, talented ballerina and heir to the Fleet fortune, has always been closely guarded by her parents in their penthouse apartment. Lured by the handsome and dangerous Gavin, Anthem is drawn into the dark and exhilarating world on the wrong side of town. But when the couple runs into trouble, Gavin goes missing and Anthem winds up dead . . . only to awaken in an underground lab with a bionic heart ticking in her chest. Now she can run faster, jump higher, fight better. But the only thing that matters to her is getting Gavin back. And when she uncovers the sinister truth behind those she trusted the most, she is determined to use her newfound powers for the ultimate revenge. Set in the ruined fictional landscape of Bedlam, a Gotham-like city, this tale of heartbreak and revenge is both gripping and cinematic.

The Sparkle of His Eye the

By Stefani Weatherford
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  • Publisher : Elm Hill
  • Book Code : 1400325676
  • Total of Pages : 100
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 670
  • Pdf File: the-sparkle-of-his-eye-the.pdf

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I couldn’t wait until I had a sparkly diamond on my hand one day, signifying that I was loved and chosen. But once I no longer had the sparkle on my finger, I had to find it within. This book is about my seven-year journey with the Lord to discover the seven key elements that helped me to shine again. Strength--When I had nothing left, I met the ultimate source of strength that created a stability deep within. Provision--The Lord provides for us not just financially but in more ways than we could ask or imagine. Acceptance--The process of accepting the things I could not change so I could move on wasn’t easy, but it was worth it. Release--Releasing forgiveness & faith so God could redeem my situation was critical in the healing process. Keep--Keeping my eyes focused on the Lord and staying under His covering propelled me into a future of joy and hope. Loved--Allowing God’s love to penetrate my broken places and believe what He says about me restored my soul. Enough--Believing that Jesus says I am enough ever when dating makes me feel otherwise is often a daily surrender.

Skin

By Dale Mayer
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  • Publisher : Valley Publishing Ltd.
  • Book Code : 1928122159
  • Total of Pages : 199
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 510
  • Pdf File: skin.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Exploration, healing, and forgiveness. A journey of love. Kane is still reeling with anger of betrayal at the deepest level. Hoping to find his way back to forgiveness, therapy is his only option. But he discovers so much more... Tania is struggling with her fear of intimacy after past demons still haunt her. Uncertain of how to let anyone get close to her again, she immerses herself into her photography. Finding comfort in her camera, she discovers the human body, Kane's body. Looking through the lens of a camera, Tania finds her strength and the beauty of love--with him. But can two broken souls find the courage to confront their pasts for a future together? Healing, love, romance, series, USA Today bestselling author, contemporary, coming of age, college, new adult, contemporary romance, Broken but... Mending series, book 1 Healing; love; relationships; contemporary; romance; second chances; small town; Broken but Mending

Beauty in the Broken – Die Schönheit im Zerbrochenen

By Charmaine Pauls
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  • Publisher : Grey Eagle Publications
  • Book Code : 1643660845
  • Total of Pages : 350
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 887
  • Pdf File: beauty-in-the-broken-die-schönheit-im-zerbrochenen.pdf

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ÜBER 700 SEITEN „ABSOLUT FESSELNDE“ UND „UNGLAUBLICH BERÜHRENDE“ DARK ROMANCE – ABGESCHLOSSENER ROMAN »Eine epische Dark Romance mit herzzerreißender Tiefe und knisternder Sinnlichkeit!« – Anna Zaires, Bestsellerautorin der New York Times Vor sechs Jahren hat Harold Dalton mich mit einem fingierten Diebstahl reingelegt und mich ins Gefängnis gebracht, um meinen Diamantenfund zu stehlen. Im Austausch für die Grabungsrechte gab er seine Tochter Jack Clarke. Heute bin ich ein freier Mann, und will meine Rache. Sechs Jahre voller Grausamkeiten machen aus Menschen Bestien. Ich werde mir das zurückholen, was er mir gestohlen hat, und noch mehr. Ich bin nicht an seinen Immobilien oder Aktien interessiert. Ich will sein Kleingeld nicht. Ich will seinen größten Schatz, die schöne, mental instabile Angelina Dalton-Clarke. Mit ihren Milliarden ist sie die reichste Witwe des Landes, und auch die verrückteste. Ihre selbstverletzenden Tendenzen hatten Jack dazu veranlasst, sie für unzurechnungsfähig erklären zu lassen, bevor er sich eine Waffe an den Kopf hielt und sich das Gehirn rausblies. Lina darf keinen Cent ihres Reichtums anfassen. Ihr Vater verwaltet ihre Finanzen und hat alle Unterschriftsvollmachten. Als ihr Mann werden mir diese Aufgaben zufallen, aber wenn sie denkt, dass ich sie nur wegen ihres Geldes will, irrt sie sich gewaltig.

Broken Beauty (#1, Broken Beauty Novellas)

By Lizzy Ford
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  • Publisher : Captured Press
  • Book Code : 1623783100
  • Total of Pages : 125
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 769
  • Pdf File: broken-beauty.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Broken Beauty (#1, Broken Beauty Novellas)

The Broken Leaf

By Roger W. Lowther
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725251132
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 319
  • Pdf File: the-broken-leaf.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Broken Leaf invites you to explore the beauty and gospel images found in Japanese art and culture. Through ten short meditations, discover for yourself just how God might be revealing his story in the everyday objects of your life whenever and wherever you may be.

The Broken Book

By Susan Johnson
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  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Book Code : 1741159105
  • Total of Pages : 324
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 970
  • Pdf File: the-broken-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Both very Australian and resoundingly international, The Broken Book confirms Johnson's status as one of the finest Australian writers . fiercely beautiful.' - The Australian Katherine Elgin grew up in a small coastal town in Australia, desperate to transcend her beginnings and make her mark. From her rebellious and contemplative childhood Katherine emerges as a stunningly beautiful young woman, with a voracious appetite for life's most interesting experiences and an overwhelming desire to write the best book she possibly can. But beauty is a double-edged sword and throughout her life - from Sydney, to London, to the islands of Greece - Katherine carries the burden of being both siren and artist. Mirroring truths of art and life, creativity and reality, The Broken Book is wonderfully rich, complex and compelling. Susan Johnson has created an audacious and original novel with an awe-inspiring ability to explore emotional truths.

Beauty in It

By Chelsea Camaron
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  • Publisher : Carolina Dreams Publishing, LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 110
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 297
  • Pdf File: beauty-in-it.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Two broken people, one second chance together, this is a passion fueled ride … are you ready? Hawk Life didn’t mean a thing for me before I patched into the Hellions Motorcycle Club. The man I am today is a far cry from the troubled days of my youth. I’m nobody who found out he is somebody when I earned my rocker. I am Channing “Hawk” Stevens. My life is the club, and nothing, absolutely nothing, else matters. Laura I don’t remember how to breathe. I’ve lost all the beauty in life. I am Laura Marie Shell. I was completely lost until I found a brand new me… and it’s all because he saved me from myself. Their love was born in the nightmares. The friends become lovers when they learn to find beauty in the broken inside them both.

The Broken Bridge

By Suzanne Kamata
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  • Publisher : Stone Bridge Press, Inc.
  • Book Code : 089346998X
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 851
  • Pdf File: the-broken-bridge.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Absorbing fiction from Outsiders in a land that does not absorb foreigners easily.