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The Signature of All Things: A Novel
Viking Adult, 2013
A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary ...
Committed (The MMA Romance Series - Book #5)
Braxton and I were enjoying ourselves. Everything felt better than it had in years. That all changed when I saw the MMA contract. It was a life I didn't want to be a part of. Would I be able to deal with it?
Thirteen Reasons Why
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker - his classmate and crush - who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why. Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his ...
Writer's Edge Publishing, 2013
Abused by her husband. Dealing with the loss of her only sister. A suicide attempt that doesn't end in death and a husband who wants her inheritance. Elle's life is a catastrophe. But she has a list and thirty things she's determined to accomplish. Love isn't on that list but it comes crashing unexpectedly into her life. Ryan's current lifestyle requires a lot of funds, he likes his toys. He married his wife knowing she had a hefty ...
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
Are you a follower of Jesus? Don’t answer too quickly. In fact, you may want to read this book before you answer at all. Consider it a “Define the Relationship” conversation to determine exactly where you stand. You may indeed be a passionate, fully devoted follower of Jesus. Or, you may be just a fan who admires Jesus but isn’t ready to let him cramp your style. Then again, maybe you’re not into Jesus, period. In any case, don’t ...
Committed: An Erotic Valentine's Tale
Lissa Matthews, 2012
Matt and Grace have been in an open, live-in relationship for four years. Both were raised in unconventional homes, Matt's parents having an open marriage, and Grace's parents being swingers. They didn't know they'd want their own relationship to be any different when they began seeing one another. Especially, Matt. However, he's been feeling restless and discontent of late, and what he thought he wanted, was no longer satisfying or bringing him ...
Committed (30 Days Book 2)
Writer's Edge Publishing, 2013
As Elle tries to pursue love and life to it's fullest one person from her past threatens to steal everything she's worked for. Forever. In the stunning conclusion to '30 Days' Elle and Colin find themselves ripped apart without warning. As Colin desperately tries to find Elle she's desperately trying not to lose her mind. Joe, Colin, Jenna and Ben work hard to find and rescue Elle but even if they get her to safety will she ever really be ...
A Confederacy of Dunces
John Kennedy Toole
A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures" (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times).
Tug of War (Bloodlines Book One)
Writer's Edge Publishing, 2013
Impulsive, YES. Irresponsible, SURE. Necessary, PROBABLY. Going to end badly, most likely. Does any of that matter to me, no. I decided that I can't please everyone so this week my only goal is to please me. I’m a selfish cow but I can’t seem to help it. I’m Clara Lord. I own Bloodline’s Tattoo Parlor, have a filthy mouth, no filter and a really strong objection to bossy idiots, pet names and wealthy men. You will hate me, love me or ...
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Penguin Books, 2007
A transformational journey through Italy, India, and Bali searching for pleasure and devotion—the massive bestseller from the author of The Signature of All Things This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, ...
Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships
W. W. Norton & Company
“A classic.” —William H. Masters, M.D. Passionate Marriage has long been recognized as the pioneering book on intimate human relationships. Now with a new preface by the author, this updated edition explores the ways we can keep passion alive and even reach the height of sexual and emotional fulfillment later in life. Acclaimed psychologist David Schnarch guides couples toward greater intimacy with proven techniques developed in his ...
Policing in America, Seventh Edition
Larry K. Gaines
Victor E. Kappeler
This comprehensive text provides an overview of law enforcement topics, integrating major empirical findings and theory-based research findings in the field with a thorough analysis of contemporary policing problems. The issues-oriented discussion focuses on critical concerns facing American police, including personnel systems, organization and management, operations, discretion, use of force, culture and behavior, ethics and deviance, civil ...
Committed: A Love Story
Penguin Books, 2009
The #1 New York Times bestselling follow-up to Eat, Pray, Love --an intimate and erudite celebration of love. At the end of her memoir Eat, Pray, Love , Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian living in Indonesia. The couple swore eternal love, but also swore (as skittish divorce survivors) never to marry. However, providence intervened in the form of a U.S. government ultimatum: get married, or Felipe could never enter ...
Twelve Extraordinary Women: How God Shaped Women of the Bible, and What He Wants to Do with You
They were ordinary, common, and in some cases shockingly low-caste, yet each was made extraordinary by her life-changing encounter with God. Readers will be challenged and motivated by Twelve Extraordinary Women, a poignant and personal look into the lives of some of the Bible's most faithful women. Their struggles and temptations are the same trials faced by all believers at all ages. Inside this book, best-selling author and Bible ...
Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing
James E. Waller
Oxford University Press
The first edition of Becoming Evil spoke unforgettably to a world shell-shocked by 9/11 that faced a new war on terror against members of an Axis of Evil. With this second edition, James Waller brings us up to date on some of the horrific events he used in the first edition to illustrate his theory of extraordinary human evil, particularly those from the perennially troubled Balkans and Africa, pointing out steps taken both forward and back. ...
The Top Serial Killers Of Our Time (Volume 3) (True Crime Committed By The World's Most Notorious Serial ...
For some reason I’ve always been fascinated by crime, particularly serial killers and what makes them “tick”. Some if not all of the acts performed by human beings in this publication are so despicable that they seem impossible to believe. Unfortunately the contents contained within are not part of some fictional script for a future Hollywood movie, they are factual! This volume features the following murderers: William Bonin Ronald ...
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf
From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shange's words reveal what it is to be of color and female in the twentieth century. First published in 1975 when it was ...
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
From the author of the bestselling Anam Cara comes a beautiful collection of blessings to help readers through both the everyday and the extraordinary events of their lives. John O’Donohue, Irish teacher and poet, has been widely praised for his gift of drawing on Celtic spiritual traditions to create words of inspiration and wisdom for today. In To Bless the Space Between Us, his compelling blend of elegant, poetic language and spiritual ...
Conscious Loving: The Journey to Co-Commitment
Here is a powerful new program that can clear away the unconscious agreements patterns that undermine even your best intentions. Through their own marriage and through twenty years' experience counseling more than one thousand couples, therapists Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks have developed precise strategies to help you create a vital partnership and enhance the energy, creativity, and happiness of each individual. You will ...
Stern Men: A Novel
Penguin Books, 2009
The "wonderful first novel about life, love, and lobster fishing" ( USA Today ) from the #1 bestselling writer In 2000, Elizabeth Gilbert's Stern Men debuted to phenomenal critical attention. Now, Penguin is publishing a new edition of Gilbert's wise and charming novel for the millions of readers who devoured Eat, Pray, Love and remain hungry for more. Off the coast of Maine, Ruth Thomas is born into a feud fought for generations by two ...
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