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Josephine (Kimani Tru)
Beverly Jenkins

Harlequin Kimani, 2009

Josephine Best has it all figured out. Just seventeen, she's been to college, she has her own hairdressing shop and she refuses to be distracted from her goals. At least until handsome George Brooks begins to pursue her. Jojo isn't looking for romance, but she permits George to call on her. Adam Morgan has always been a Casanova, and no girl is immune to his charm. But when he comes home wounded from the War Between the States, it's a girl he ...


Empress Josephine An historical sketch of the days of Napoleon, 2011

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Josephine Wants to Dance
Jackie French

Harry N. Abrams, 2007

The popular wombat’s friend From the award-winning duo behind the bestselling Diary of a Wombat (the famous wombat even makes an appearance at the ballet complete with a tutu!), Josephine Wants to Dance encourages all readers to never give up and to always dance to their own music. Josephine loves to dance. She dreams of wearing a pink tutu and silk ballet shoes. But everyone reminds her that kangaroos don’t dance—they hop! ...


Daisy and Josephine
Melissa Gilbert

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, 2014

New York Times bestselling author Melissa Gilbert makes her picture book debut with this fetching story about a shy little girl and her spunky dog, Josephine! Everyone has a favorite person, and Daddy is Daisy’s. But when the two of them are on the road for Daddy’s work, Daisy sometimes feels lonely. She is very shy and wishes she had a friend. So Daddy gets Daisy a surprise: a funny-looking puppy named Josephine. They make quite a ...


Becoming Josephine: A Novel
Heather Webb

Plume, 2013

A sweeping historical debut about the Creole socialite who transformed herself into an empress   Readers are fascinated with the wives of famous men. In Becoming Josephine, debut novelist Heather Webb follows Rose Tascher as she sails from her Martinique plantation to Paris, eager to enjoy an elegant life at the royal court. Once there, however, Rose’s aristocratic soldier-husband dashes her dreams by abandoning her amid the tumult of ...


Josephine: Napoleon's Incomparable Empress
Eleanor P. Delorme

Harry N. Abrams, 2002

The romance between Joséphine de Beauharnais and Napoléon Bonaparte is one of the most dramatic in history, but the crucial role this beautiful, intelligent woman played in their partnership has never before been completely acknowledged. In this spirited biography, rich in detail and anecdote, Eleanor DeLorme brings the exotic empress to life, revealing how greatly Napoléon confided in "his incomparable Joséphine" and depended on her sense ...


Josephine: A Life of the Empress
Carolly Erickson

St Martins Pr, 1999

From the critically acclaimed biographer of the Tudor monarchs, as well as of Marie Antoinette and Queen Victoria, comes this biography of the legendary French Empress. of photos.


Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Nonfiction)
Patricia Hruby Powell

Chronicle Books, 2014

This new collection of vintage-with-a-twist work by Anne Taintor offers up a fresh serving of Anne's signature hilarious commentary on the joys, challenges, and cocktail hours of motherhood. From the fundamentals ( WOW! I get to give birth AND change diapers! ) to putting food on the table ( you see them as pies . . . I see them as cries for help ) to dealing with childhood questions ( because I'm the mother . . . that's why ) and strategies for ...


The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.
Sandra Gulland

Scribner, 1999

In this first of three books inspired by the life of Josephine Bonaparte, Sandra Gulland has created a novel of immense and magical proportions. We meet Josephine in the exotic and lush Martinico, where an old island woman predicts that one day she will be queen. The journey from the remote village of her birth to the height of European elegance is long, but Josephine's fortune proves to be true. By way of fictionalized diary entries, we ...


Jennifer and Josephine
Bill Peet

HMH Books for Young Readers, 1980

A rickety old car and a scrawny stray cat teach a lesson in the meaning of friendship.


When Henry Came Home, 2014

When Henry Peterson returns from the war between the states, he carries nothing but a heavy wooden cane. The people he once knew as friends are strange to him now, and his brother John is dead, buried far away in Virginia. His own body is frail and weak, wasted by months in a field hospital. Everything is different now-- everything, that is, except Mary. Mary, whom he always secretly loved...


The Last Great Dance on Earth
Sandra Gulland

Scribner Paperback Fiction, 2000

The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate union is troubled from within, as Josephine is unable to produce an heir, and from without, as England makes war against France and Napoleon's ...


How to Train Your Dom in Five Easy Steps

Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2014

Sometimes the little head really does know best. Jeff White’s needs are simple. All he wants is a submissive to help him explore the dominant side that his ex-girlfriend couldn’t handle. Problem is, inexperience in both dating and domming has resulted in a string of rejections. What he needs is an experienced sub willing to show him the ins and outs of controlling a scene. Unfortunately, the only one willing to take him on is male, and ...


The Spider

Purley Press, 2014

An expedition to investigate mysterious lines in the deserts of South America leads to terror on a cosmic proportion. An English Professor finds love, friendship, deceit, and unspeakable horror as he discovers that the Earth itself is in league with ancient forces that he cannot understand. The latest novella from Josephine Pearce is written with her trademark wit and her complete control of her supernatural subject matter; packed with ...


Secret Agent Josephine's Numbers

Xist Publishing, 2013

Secret Agent Josephine is willing to reveal the contents of her stealthy, super expanding spy bag--but are you ready? In this fresh and funny numbers book, Brenda Ponnay, aka blogger Secret Agent Josephine, gets kids counting spy glasses, micro-cameras and more super-secret spy gear. Little ones will love the bright colors and big numbers, older children (and their parents) will delight in the detailed descriptions of the spy paraphernalia. ...


The Runaway Woman

HarperCollins, 2014

No-one thought she had the courage… Those looking in from the outside think Lucy Lovejoy’s life is like any other, but at the centre of her family there is a big empty hole where all the love and warmth should be. Over the years, her children have watched while their father chipped away at Lucy’s self-confidence. Now the children are following their own paths, and Lucy has never felt more alone. When tragedy strikes at the heart of the ...


Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy)
Josephine Angelini

Feiwel & Friends, 2014

This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying experiences that others in her hometown of Salem take for granted, which is why she is determined to enjoy her first high school party with her best friend and longtime crush, Tristan. But after a humiliating incident in front of half her graduating class, Lily wishes she could just disappear.   Suddenly, Lily is in a different Salem—one ...


Blood Ties, 2013

On a chilly Sunday night, Samantha Pearson receives a phone call that will change her life. Her best friend is found murdered and she must go to Tillman Station to recognize the body. Not a few days later, an attack is made on her life. Detective Jared Davies goes undercover as more acquaitances of Samantha's show up dead and her life proves to be in danger. Staying alive is not the only thing Samantha has to do; as she is still mourning her ...


The Rose of Martinique: A Life of Napoleon's Josephine
Andrea Stuart

Grove Press, 2005

One of the most remarkable women of the modern era, Josephine Bonaparte was born Rose de Tasher on her family's sugar plantation in Martinique. She embodied all the characteristics of a true Creole-sensuality, vivacity, and willfulness. Using diaries and letters, Andrea Stuart expertly re-creates Josephine's whirlwind of a life, which began with an isolated Caribbean childhood and led to a marriage that would usher her onto the world stage and ...


The Daughter of Time
Josephine Tey

Scribner, 1995

Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990, Josephine Tey recreates one of history’s most famous—and vicious—crimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction, now with a new introduction by Robert Barnard. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken leg, becomes fascinated with a contemporary portrait of Richard III that bears no resemblance to ...



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