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That Curved Ball

Written By: Rita Penheiro
  • ID Book : 9781453583265
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 146
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 920
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : that-curved-ball.pdf

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The pages in this book have come about mostly because, I believe, of the ideas, thoughts and guidance of my spiritual guides, and until I finally put them down on paper, the flow kept on and on to turn it into this beautiful book, which I hope you enjoy reading. Yes, it is very fictional and relates to no one, but if it does, it is purely co-incidental. Many messages come through in this book, relating to today's society and times, which were never given a thought to before, and off course there are others also, relating to life, how we live it, and how we solve it, as if we were a puzzle.

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  • File Pdf: the-downstairs-girl.pdf

Book Summary:

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick and New York Times Bestseller From the critically acclaimed author of Luck of the Titanic, Under a Painted Sky, and Outrun the Moon comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie." When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills, but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender. While her opponents clamor to uncover the secret identity of Miss Sweetie, a mysterious letter sets Jo off on a search for her own past and the parents who abandoned her as a baby. But when her efforts put her in the crosshairs of Atlanta's most notorious criminal, Jo must decide whether she, a girl used to living in the shadows, is ready to step into the light. With prose that is witty, insightful, and at times heartbreaking, Stacey Lee masterfully crafts an extraordinary social drama set in the New South. "This vividly rendered historic novel will keep readers riveted as witty, observant Jo deals with the dangers of questioning power." --The Washington Post "Holds a mirror to our present issues while giving us a detailed and vibrant picture of life in the past." --The New York Times "A joyful read . . . The Downstairs Girl, for all its serious and timely content, is a jolly good time." --NPR

Kingdoms

By Nura Alnimer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1514433419
  • Pages : 122
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 154
  • File Pdf: kingdoms.pdf

Book Summary:

...Fantasy it is the way I live..Seeking for love or a way of truth.. I always want, that's why I give..Something so big, that makes you sooth... ...I travel the wild, careless of heat..I drown myself, soaking in your tears.. Singing my chores, following the beat..You are the melody that relieves my ears... ...A shortlived magic can turn one against you..But a further love will bring you back.. A precious jewel, that makes me new..Even when I think that love is what I lack...

Beyond the Amaranthine Veil

By J. A. Bullen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1543444938
  • Pages : 334
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 504
  • File Pdf: beyond-the-amaranthine-veil.pdf

Book Summary:

Tristan served nearly two decades as a Templarslayers of monsters, mages, and men. A man, whom sacrificed everything, for the sake of his loved ones and the innocent. Abruptly walking away meant leaving that life far behind him, along with many responsibilities and enemies. Now far removed from the life of a Templar, Tristan defends his home, by order of his king. His latest assignment is a politically contested marriage to one high-ranking noblewoman from a rivaling kingdom. The mission, Kirin Talmarian, is every man's dream, but can Tristan keep her safe? Demons from his past career soon find root in his present, dragging Tristan and Kirin into a political conflict, which breaks the borders of kingdoms and realms. Tristan must fight for their lives against the overwhelming threat of monsters, rogue sorcerers, and above all else, the corruption of men.

The Ki to Success: A Woman's Inspiring Guide to Having It All

By Kirin Singh
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gildan Media LLC aka G&D Media
  • Isbn : 1722520450
  • Pages : 61
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 560
  • File Pdf: the-ki-to-success.pdf

Book Summary:

This successful businesswoman's guide shows how to help women of all ages seize control of their destiny. Kirin doesn't only focus on business, she teaches balance by teaching how to make friends, how to find your passion and career path. This hard-driver author suggests that her readers ought to never get emotional when dealing in business, as it clouds the judgment and hampers the results. Find the right sales technique for you and mold it to suit you. Written by a woman, to women, she tackles the issues of culture and managing the expectations of others. She gives advice on how to overcome both personal and family issues. She presents techniques, such as surrounding yourself with only positive influences in order to enhance positive energy and attitude. She proves that every woman can accomplish their goals, attain worthy income, raise a family, and have it all.

Aging and the Indian Diaspora

By Sarah E. Lamb
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Isbn : 0253003601
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 145
  • File Pdf: aging-and-the-indian-diaspora.pdf

Book Summary:

The proliferation of old age homes and increasing numbers of elderly living alone are startling new phenomena in India. These trends are related to extensive overseas migration and the transnational dispersal of families. In this moving and insightful account, Sarah Lamb shows that older persons are innovative agents in the processes of social-cultural change. Lamb's study probes debates and cultural assumptions in both India and the United States regarding how best to age; the proper social-moral relationship among individuals, genders, families, the market, and the state; and ways of finding meaning in the human life course.

An English and Chinese dictionary

By William Lobscheid,Tetsujiro Inoue
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : William Lobscheid
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 1388
  • Category : Chinese language
  • Reads : 410
  • File Pdf: an-english-and-chinese-dictionary.pdf

Book Summary:

Read and download full book An English and Chinese dictionary

The Asterisk War, Vol. 4 (light novel)

By Yuu Miyazaki
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Yen Press LLC
  • Isbn : 0316398640
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 677
  • File Pdf: the-asterisk-war-vol-4.pdf

Book Summary:

Ayato and Julis have made it to the final rounds of the Phoenix, but now that Ayato's greatest weakness is public knowledge, they'll need some clever strategies to stay on top. Unfortunately, that's when Ayato makes contact with Le Wolfe's Tyrant, Dirk Eberwein, and learns more about his missing sister, Haruka. With newfound doubts and old insecurities clouding his mind and heart, will Ayato be ready for the next match? Or is his winning streak about to come to an end...?

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