books about: sheila
A Wish and a Prayer: A Blessings Novel
William Morrow Paperbacks
“Returning to Henry Adams, Kansas, is akin to attending a family reunion. The characters are rich, and the kids all have a story to be told.” — Romantic Times “This series is a winner.” — Minneapolis Examiner Bestselling author Beverly Jenkins takes readers back to Henry Adams—a small town originally founded by freed slaves—for a delightful fourth visit with A Wish and a Prayer . Time spent in this close-knit community of ...
That Faith, That Trust, That Love: A Novel
2002 Gold Pen award winner for Best Christian Fiction Marley Shepherd should be on top of the world—she’s a lawyer at a prestigious law firm and engaged to marry the crown prince of Atlanta black society. But soon she begins to see that her life—and her fiancé—are not as perfect as she thought. Marley seeks comfort in her mother and grandmother, but they are too consumed with anger at each other, and too blinded by their past, to save ...
Tasteful Nudes: ...and Other Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation
St. Martin's Press
“I run into Dave Hill all the time at the coffee shop in our neighborhood. He's always unshaven and badly hungover, with some 16-year-old groupie from Cleveland in tow—and he's just as funny then as he is in Tasteful Nudes . He is my idol.” — Malcolm Gladwell “Dave Hill speaks, rocks, and now writes with a voice so powerful and funny and compelling that I’m pretty sure he's channeling some weird god from another dimension. ...
Renee: All Hail The Queen (Volume 1)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Molested by her step-father and verbally abused by her mother, Renee channeled her pain into passion and became the most ruthless queen-pin New York has ever seen. Haunted by her past and unable to let go of what was, she struggles to achieve inner peace while wreaking mayhem on the streets of New York. Renee is queen of the city and runs it with an iron fist, but everything changes when people from her past resurface to seek revenge. They will ...
Torey L. Hayden
Finally, a beginning . . . The time had finally come. The time I had been waiting for through all these long months that I knew sooner or later had to occur. Now it was here. She had surprised me so much by actually crying that for a moment I did nothing but look at her. Then I gathered her into my arms, hugging her tightly. She clutched onto my shirt so that I could feel the dull pain of her fingers digging into my skin. She cried and cried ...
An Angry-Ass Black Woman
Karen E. Quinones Miller
Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing
The autobiographical novel from the author of Uptown Dreams and Satin Doll Karen E. Quinones Miller is AN ANGRY-ASS BLACK WOMAN You’d be angry, too . . . if you grew up poorer than poor in Harlem in the 1960s and ’70s, a place of unrelenting violence, racism, crime, rape, scamming, drinking, and drugging . . . with a dad permanently checked out in Bellevue and a mom at the end of her rope raising you, your twin sister, and your ...
M. J. McDermott
Wooded Isle Press, LLC
A novel based on a true story. For mature young adults. It is 1982 at a New England university, and drama major Margo Laughton is thrilled and terrified to be cast as “Sheila” in the rock musical Hair. The show’s director, Professor Harrison P. Adler, is known for his daring productions. Rumors have circulated for decades about how Harry gets actors to break through their inhibitions. He prefers working with boys, encouraging them to ...
Swim Speed Secrets for Swimmers and Triathletes: Master the Freestyle Technique Used by the World's Fastest ...
In Swim Speed Secrets , 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina reveals the swim technique used by the world’s fastest swimmers. Over the course of 4 Olympic Games and throughout her career as a world champion triathlete, Taormina refined her exceptional technique as a student of the sport, studying the world's best swimmers using underwater photographs and video analysis. From Johnny Weissmuller to ...
The Story of Holly and Ivy (Puffin Books)
Rumer Godden reawakens all the old magic of Christmas in this story about a lonely little orphan girl, a doll without an owner, and a kind lady with a christmas tree and no-one to enjoy it.
Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic
St. Martin's Press
A groundbreaking and controversial narrative investigation into the science, history, medical politics, and patient experience of Lyme disease told by a science journalist whose entire family contracted the disease. Pamela Weintraub paints a nuanced picture of the intense controversy and crippling uncertainty surrounding Lyme disease and sheds light on one of the angriest medical disputes raging today. She also reveals her personal odyssey ...
V D Style Publishing
Cry Baby Chris is a boy on a journey to become a man. His biggest problem is he doesn't handle his emotions well. As a kid he is bullied and teased. As a teen he has his heart broken by Charlotta the only girl that ever showed any real interest in him. Being exposed to the elements of the streets one day he decides to bottle up all his emotions as best he can and reinvent himself as a cold hearted gansta named Capone. As Capone he deals harshly ...
The Sweetest Story Bible: Sweet Thoughts and Sweet Words for Little Girls
The Sweetest Thing of All The sweetest things surround your little girl's life: hearts and flowers, kittens and puppies, umbrellas and tea parties, kisses and hugs. But the sweetest thing of all in her life is God's love. The Sweetest Story Bible includes forty carefully selected Bible stories that show how much God loves his people and your little girl. Sweet thoughts to think about and easy Scripture verses to remember are included with each ...
Drop Dead on Recall (An Animals in Focus Mystery)
MIDNIGHT INK, 2012
The passions aroused by canine competition can inspire violent fantasies. But when a talented handler falls flat on her face during the obedience trials, Australian Shepherd lover Janet MacPhail can hardly believe someone would actually resort to murder. As she takes care of her mother and falls for a hunky black Lab owner, the last thing Janet needs is to find out she’s become a “person of interest.” Nosing around for clues that might ...
Heirloom Baking with the Brass Sisters: More than 100 Years of Recipes Discovered from Family Cookbooks, ...
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
FINALIST FOR A JAMES BEARD AWARD IN THE BAKING/DESSERT CATEGORY We all have fond memories of a favorite dessert our grandmother or mother used to bake. It’s these dishes that give us comfort in times of stress, help us celebrate special occasions, and remind us of the person who used to bake for us those many years ago. In Heirloom Baking , Marilynn Brass and Sheila Brass preserve and update 150 of these beloved desserts. The recipes ...
Am I Blue?: Coming Out from the Silence
Original stories by C. S. Adler, Marion Dane Bauer, Francesca Lia Block, Bruce Coville, Nancy Garden, James Cross Giblin, Ellen Howard, M. E. Kerr, Jonathan London, Lois Lowry, Gregory Maguire, Lesléa Newman, Cristina Salat, William Sleator, Jacqueline Woodson, and Jane Yolen Each of these stories is original, each is by a noted author for young adults, and each honestly portrays its subject and theme--growing up gay or lesbian, or with gay ...
Stormie: A true story of triumph over guilt and fear
Miriam Haskell Jewelry
Miriam Haskell began selling especially beautiful costume jewelry in 1926, and her company continues to the present. Today, the jewelry that bears her name is highly sought after and the prices keep spiraling up. Claims abound that this is a Miriam Haskell, but is it a Miriam Haskell? This important new book gives collectors the key information to make intelligent buying decisions. It provides specific details on the art, design, style, ...
The Pink Motel
Carol Ryrie Brink
The Pink Motel, the charming children's classic.
Land of a Thousand Hills: My Life in Rwanda
Rosamond Halsey Carr
Ann Howard Halsey
In 1949, Rosamond Halsey Carr , a young fashion illustrator living in New York City, accompanied her dashing hunter-explorer husband to what was then the Belgian Congo. When the marriage fell apart, she decided to stay on in neighboring Rwanda, as the manager of a flower plantation. Land of a Thousand Hills is Carr's thrilling memoir of her life in Rwanda--a love affair with a country and a people that has spanned half a century. During ...
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