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Dancing at the Pity Party

By Tyler Feder
  • ISBN Code: : 0525556354
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Part poignant cancer memoir and part humorous reflection on a motherless life, this debut graphic novel is extraordinarily comforting and engaging. From before her mother's first oncology appointment through the stages of her cancer to the funeral, sitting shiva, and afterward, when she must try to make sense of her life as a motherless daughter, Tyler Feder tells her story in this graphic novel that is full of piercing--but also often funny--details. She shares the important post-death firsts, such as celebrating holidays without her mom, the utter despair of cleaning out her mom's closet, ending old traditions and starting new ones, and the sting of having the "I've got to tell Mom about this" instinct and not being able to act on it. This memoir, bracingly candid and sweetly humorous, is for anyone struggling with loss who just wants someone to get it.

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  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: together-box-set.pdf

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Five of Drew Hunt's best-selling gay romance stories are together in one box set for the first time! Contains the stories: Colin and Martin's First Christmas: Blind since birth, Martin orders groceries online. It doesn’t hurt that the delivery driver is hot. Colin usually leaves Martin’s deliveries until last so he can spend extra time with the man he has a secret longing to protect. Martin is making soup, and asks Colin to join him. As they eat, Martin offers to cook Christmas dinner for Colin. Will turkey and stuffing be all they’ll share? Rough Road to Happiness: David Grover meets sexy Marine Bud Williams when the two are forced to share a hotel room. What starts as a one-night stand turns into regular weekend trysts, but Bud harbors a secret that threatens to tear them apart. When Bud's injured in Iraq, David struggles to forgive him for his past. It's a rough road to happiness as the two men move towards a life together. Saving Ernest: Ernest Porter is drawn to PC Liam McAvoy after the man saves him from falling in the street. But it can’t go anywhere. Liam isn’t gay, there’s a big age difference, and Ernest is still hurting from a previous betrayal. When Ernest finally confesses all, Liam’s reaction is not what he expects. Something About Trevor: Paul is straight, Trevor is a flamer. But the two soon discover they have many things in common. However, long-held prejudices, fear of history repeating itself as well as an ex lover showing up all threaten to stop what has only just begun. Can Trevor learn to trust again, and will Paul listen to his heart and discover that despite first impressions, there’s just something about Trevor? Trapped Nerves: Two men trapped in an elevator discover they have more in common than the inconvenience of lost time. Mason Grant recognizes Parker Collins, whom he had loved in high school, but Parker does not immediately recognize Mason. Maybe it’s the passage of time ... or maybe it’s the wheelchair in which Mason is confined. What happens when Parker realizes who’s trapped in the elevator with him?

Butterflies and Demons

By Eva Maria Chapman
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  • Publisher : DoctorZed Publishing
  • Book Code : 0648710769
  • Total of Pages : 373
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 712
  • Pdf File: butterflies-and-demons.pdf

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In the 1830s Mulrawirrapurka, the heroic Kaurna warrior and leader, strives to protect his people and his land after British settlers invade, claiming the Tandanya Plain as their own. He spends the early years of settlement trying to keep the peace, working with the new colony to understand and respect each other’s’ values, but soon realises just how much authority the British hold over their new society. For Murlawirrapurka, though, the British settlers aren’t the only enemy, with increasing provisions attracting Indigenous people from all over the country, including the Kaurna’s long time worst enemy, the Moorundie. Frustrated with the British and determined to keep the Moorundie far from his home, Murlawirrapurka decides to take a stand. But for how long will defending his land and his people work out in his favour? Told from multiple points of view in the 1830s and 1950s, Butterflies and Demons is a compelling story of heartache and hope. Interweaved with the Kaurna story is an account of the author’s family in 1950s Adelaide, refugees from Eastern Europe. Adelaide was a bastion of Britishness and these ‘New Australians’ were not regarded favourably. The author and her family endured acute prejudice from people who prided themselves in their Britishness, and who felt overwhelmed by this influx of foreign people speaking strange languages and with seemingly uncouth habits. Like the Kaurna, the author also suffered at the hands of the British Empire.

Class of '88

By Wayne Anthony
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 0753552132
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 571
  • Pdf File: class-of-88.pdf

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Organised crime puts on a smiley face. When the Summer of Love hit Britain in ’88, Wayne embraced the bright new world of dance music, MDMA and all-night celebrations. But alongside the ecstasy, his natural East End entrepreneurial instincts kicked in, and he began to organise the infamous Genesis dance parties for thousands of kids. Wayne soon became a key figure in the high octane, technicolour rave scene. But beneath the shiny, smiley surfaces, he quickly found himself in a vicious world of violence, police harassment and organised crime, for which he was totally unsuited and unprepared. He was beaten by ex-paratroopers, menaced by gangsters, kidnapped, confronted with sawn off shotguns and threatened with murder, all so Britain could party like never before. When Class of ’88 was first published, it was so popular that Foyles dedicated an entire window to the book for a month. Now, re-issued for the 30th anniversary, this is Wayne’s very lively, highly individual account of the two years he spent as an illegal party promoter, leading the rave revolution which was sweeping the UK, changing lives, music and popular culture forever.

Verlie

By Virginia Gayl Salazar
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1669813320
  • Total of Pages : 276
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 318
  • Pdf File: verlie.pdf

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No information available at this time. Author will provide once available.

After You

By Jojo Moyes
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698152042
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 357
  • Pdf File: after-you.pdf

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, discover the love story that captured over 20 million hearts in Me Before You, After You, and Still Me. “You’re going to feel uncomfortable in your new world for a bit. But I hope you feel a bit exhilarated too. Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle. Just live well. Just live. Love, Will.” How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can’t help but feel she’s right back where she started. Her body heals, but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life. Which is how she ends up in a church basement with the members of the Moving On support group, who share insights, laughter, frustrations, and terrible cookies. They will also lead her to the strong, capable Sam Fielding—the paramedic, whose business is life and death, and the one man who might be able to understand her. Then a figure from Will’s past appears and hijacks all her plans, propelling her into a very different future. . . . For Lou Clark, life after Will Traynor means learning to fall in love again, with all the risks that brings. But here Jojo Moyes gives us two families, as real as our own, whose joys and sorrows will touch you deeply, and where both changes and surprises await.

The Visoko Chronicle

By Ivan Tavčar
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  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Book Code : 9633864348
  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 945
  • Pdf File: the-visoko-chronicle.pdf

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This historical novel—Visoška kronika in the Slovene original—is about two generations of the owners of the Visoko estate in the Duchy of Carniola, a predominantly Slovene province of the Habsburg Empire, in the seventeenth century. The events of the estate and the fate of its owners are affected by witchcraft persecutions, the mistreatment of Protestants, and the Thirty Years’ War. These themes are key to the construction of a Slovene national identity, which was going through a decisive phase as Tavčar was writing. By the time the novel was released in 1919, his nation had left the Habsburg Crown for the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. The work is both romantic and realistic. The deeply romantic motive of crime, repentance, and punishment intertwines the lives of father and son. The very acquisition of the estate is connected to a murder, which casts a long shadow over the next generation. Tavčar insists on the principle of man’s full responsibility for his acts, which can be repaired with action and determination. The author’s bleak realistic description of the farm life at Visoko reflects his polemical view of the Slovene farmer of his time.

Shades of Valhalla - Inner Origins Book One

By Ellis Logan
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  • Publisher : Earth Lodge
  • Book Code : 194439611X
  • Total of Pages : 357
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 964
  • Pdf File: shades-of-valhalla-inner-origins-book-one.pdf

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Magic. Mayhem. One girl to save the world, or end it... Siri Alvarsson is thrust into an unseen war between the Light and the Dark and a world she never even knew existed. She's having strange visions and the Dark wants to use her as an instrument to win the war. The futures of both humanity and fae depend on Siri. Will she choose the Light or the Dark? Experience Siri's struggle and triumph while she learns to follow her heart and discovers her true, inner origins. Ellis Logan’s bestselling paranormal fantasy series, Inner Origins, is action-packed with magic and romance. The books combine Celtic and Norse myth with ancient Faerie legend to create an adventure you’ll never forget. If you liked Mortal Instruments, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Relentless, or A Court of Thorns and Roses, you'll love Shades of Valhalla. Suitable for ages 13 to 105.

Daddy Would Not Let Me Say Can't

By Clifford Hawk
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  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Book Code : 1644240424
  • Total of Pages : 238
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 207
  • Pdf File: daddy-would-not-let-me-say-can-t.pdf

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Yes! You can do anything you put your mind to as long as it is not immoral or illegal. Try to make a new friend every day!

A Group of Noble Dames

By Thomas Hardy
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1473376440
  • Total of Pages : 302
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 958
  • Pdf File: a-group-of-noble-dames.pdf

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Crongton Knights

By Alex Wheatle
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  • Publisher : Atom
  • Book Code : 0349002339
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 384
  • Pdf File: crongton-knights.pdf

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Winner of the Guardian Children Fiction's Prize 2016 Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2017 Living on the South Crongton council estate has its worries - and life for McKay has been even tougher since his mum died. His dad has been working all hours to keep the bailiffs from their door. His brother is always out riding the streets at night, tempting trouble. And now, having strayed off his turf on a 'heroic' (if misguided) mission to help out a girl, McKay finds himself facing a friend's crazy ex-boyfriend, some power-tripping hood-rats and a notoriously violent gangster with a vendetta which hits too close to home. Poor McKay. He never asked for trouble . . . But during one madcap night of adventure and danger, he will find out who his true friends are and what it means to stick with your family. Crongton Knights is a very funny, very moving story that shows that although life is testing, the lessons learned the hard way are the ones you'll never forget.

Vox Lycei 1933-1934

By Lisgar Collegiate Institute
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  • Publisher : Lisgar Alumni Association
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
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  • Members : 835
  • Pdf File: vox-lycei-1933-1934.pdf

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Read and download full book Vox Lycei 1933-1934