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Defy Me

By Tahereh Mafi
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9780062676412
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 674
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Juliette and Warner’s story continues in the thrilling fifth installment of Tahereh Mafi’s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series. Juliette Ferrars isn’t who she thinks she is. Nothing in her world is what it seemed. She thought she’d finally defeated the Reestablishment. She thought she’d finally taken control of her life, her power, and her pain. But Juliette has only just begun to unravel a lifetime of lies, and she finds herself faced with a familiar choice: Be a weapon. Or be a warrior. This time, she’s not alone. Stronger, braver, and more resilient than ever, Juliette will fight for life and love with her friends by her side—but first, she has to survive the war being waged against her mind: She has to remember who she was. Narrated by Juliette, Warner, and Kenji Kishimoto, this gripping novel perfectly sets the stage for the highly anticipated forthcoming conclusion to the Shatter Me series.

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  • File Pdf: taking-paris.pdf

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From Martin Dugard, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of the Killing series with Bill O’Reilly, comes the spellbinding story of the Allied liberation of Paris from the grip of the Nazis during World War II “Taking Paris does for Paris during World War II what The Splendid and the Vile did for London.”—James Patterson • “Heroes and villains abound. You’ll enjoy this fast-paced book immensely.”—Bill O’Reilly • “Succeeds triumphantly.”—The Washington Post May 1940: The world is stunned as Hitler's forces invade France with a devastating blitzkrieg aimed at Paris. Within weeks, the French government has collapsed, and the City of Lights, revered for its carefree lifestyle, intellectual freedom, and love of liberty, has fallen under Nazi control—perhaps forever. As the Germans ruthlessly crush all opposition, a patriotic band of Parisians known as the Resistance secretly rise up to fight back. But these young men and women cannot do it alone. Over 120,000 Parisians die under German occupation. Countless more are tortured in the city's Gestapo prisons and sent to death camps. The longer the Nazis hold the city, the greater the danger its citizens face. As the armies of America and Great Britain prepare to launch the greatest invasion in history, the spies of the Resistance risk all to ensure the Germans are defeated and Paris is once again free. The players holding the fate of Paris in their hands are some of the biggest historical figures of the era: Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, General George S. Patton, and the exiled French general Charles de Gaulle, headquartered in London's Connaught Hotel. From the fall of Paris in 1940 to the race for Paris in 1944, this riveting, page-turning drama unfolds through their decisions—for better and worse. Taking Paris is history told at a breathtaking pace, a sprawling yet intimate saga of heroism, desire, and personal sacrifice for all that is right.

Dark Embrace

By Brenda Joyce
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 9781460301869
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 400
  • File Pdf: dark-embrace.pdf

Book Summary:

Aidan, the Wolf of Awe, has abandoned the Brotherhood and forsaken his vows. Feared by all and trusted by none, he hunts alone, seeking vengeance against the evil that destroyed his son. He has not saved an Innocent in sixty-six years—until he hears Brianna Rose’s scream of terror across centuries, and leaps to modern-day Manhattan to rescue her…. Brie is a gifted empath who spends her time fighting evil from the safety of her laptop—and fantasizing about the medieval Highlander she met just once. Still, her life is pretty ordinary—until she awakens one night consumed with Aidan’s pain and rage. When Aidan suddenly appears and takes her hostage, Brie cannot believe how dark and dangerous he has become. She knows she should be afraid, but instead, she will fight across time for his redemption…and his love.

The Masters of Time books 1-3

By Brenda Joyce
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Isbn : 9781426832086
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 805
  • File Pdf: the-masters-of-time-books-1-3.pdf

Book Summary:

Go back in time to 15th century Scotland in New York Times bestselling author Brenda Joyce's Masters of Time paranormal romance series. Dark Seduction: Book 1 Malcolm of Dunroch is a newly chosen Master, a novice to his extraordinary and dangerous powers—and a young woman's death is already on his hands. Malcolm is determined to fight his darkest desires, denying himself all pleasure…until fate sends him another Innocent, the beautiful Claire Camden. Since her mother's murder, Claire has done everything possible to make a safe, secure life. But nothing can prepare her for the powerful medieval warrior who sweeps her back into his time—a treacherous, frightening world. Claire needs Malcolm to survive, yet she must keep him arm's length. For Malcolm's soul is at stake—and fulfilling his desires could prove fatal…. Dark Rival: Book 2 Black Royce is a battle-hardened soldier of the gods. His vows are his life—until he is sent to New York City. The moment Royce sees beautiful, feisty Allie Monroe, he knows she will be his only weakness—and he is right. Allie Monroe is more than an heiress. She is a Healer, willing to do anything to save victims from the evil that lurks at night. But alone, she can do only so much—until destiny sends her the darkest Highlander of them all. Then evil strikes and Royce is destroyed before Allie's eyes. Now Allie will do anything to save Royce—even if it means going back in time. Confronting their enemies could cost not only their lives, but their love—for all eternity. Dark Embrace: Book 3 Aidan, the Wolf of Awe, has abandoned the Brotherhood and forsaken his vows, seeking vengeance against the evil that destroyed his son. He has not saved an Innocent in years—until he hears Brianna Rose's scream across centuries, and leaps to modern-day Manhattan to rescue her. Brie is a gifted empath who spends her time fighting evil—and fantasizing about the medieval Highlander she met just once. When Aidan suddenly appears and takes her hostage, Brie cannot believe how dark and dangerous he has become. She knows she should be afraid, but instead, she will fight across time for his redemption…and his love.

Questions for Couples

By Marcus Kusi,Ashley Kusi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Our Peaceful Family
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 252
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 570
  • File Pdf: questions-for-couples.pdf

Book Summary:

Do you find it difficult coming up with thought-provoking conversation starters or topics to discuss with your partner? Do you want to discover insightful questions that can lead to having deeper, exciting, and more meaningful conversations as a couple? Don't have much to talk about except the day-to-day life activities? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone. We all want to have better, more substantial, and engaging conversations everyday with our significant other. However, knowing where to start or the right questions to ask can be a challenge when things become routine. That's why we wrote Questions for Couples. We have used these open-ended questions to get to know each other more deeply, have better conversations, and improve our relationship. We believe these questions will do the same for your relationship too. In Questions for Couples, you will discover: 1. 469 Thought-provoking conversation starters for connecting, building trust, and rekindling intimacy in your relationship. 2. Fun, engaging, and open-ended questions that will lead to some of the best conversations you have had in a while with your partner, bring you closer, and really get you learning about each other. 3. Creative conversation starters for communicating and expressing your feelings, needs, and desires. 4. Refreshing questions you can discuss with each other on a daily or weekly basis to help you grow your relationship, as well as personal development. Simply select 365 questions that you love, and use them for a 365 Days of Questions Challenge with your partner. 5. Thought-provoking questions that will help you talk about things you might never think of on your own, which is especially helpful if you are looking for something new to talk about. 6. Inspiring conversation starters for setting yearly goals as a couple, so you can grow together while achieving them. 7. Exciting sex questions that will get you talking and sharing your sexual desires, so you can have better and more satisfying sex. And much more. You can have great conversations when you know what questions to ask. You just need the right questions. Open-ended questions that will spark deeper conversations, so you can discover and learn more about yourself, and your partner. Whether you are dating, in a committed relationship, engaged, married, or in a long-distance relationship, this book is for you. Questions for Couples will get you talking for hours, even if you have very little to talk about. Plus because it’s pocket-sized, it's easy to take everywhere; for road trips, coffee dates, to date nights dinner or events, the beach, vacation trips, etc. Now, get your copy of this questions book for couples today. ----- Related keywords to this Questions for Couples book: Questions for couples, marriage questions, relationship questions, questions for dating couples, dating questions, questions for couples book, relationship questions, relationship questions book, questions couples, questions for couples game, questions for couples therapy, questions for married couples, questions for married couples fun, questions for couples to ask each other, book of questions for couples, what if questions for couples, 365 questions for couples, questions for engaged couples, relationship questions to ask, relationship questions game, relationship questions for couples, fun relationship questions, dating icebreaker questions, marriage counseling questions, conversation starters for couples, conversation starters,

Find Your Artistic Voice

By Lisa Congdon
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Isbn : 9781452169057
  • Pages : 132
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 159
  • File Pdf: find-your-artistic-voice.pdf

Book Summary:

An artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and particular. But developing such singular artistry requires effort and persistence. Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery. Featuring advice from Congdon herself and interviews with a roster of established artists, illustrators, and creatives, this one-of-a-kind book will show readers how to identify and nurture their own visual identity, navigate the influence of artists they admire, push through fear and insecurity, and appreciate the value of their personal journey.

A Million Junes

By Emily Henry
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 9780448493985
  • Pages : 350
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 445
  • File Pdf: a-million-junes.pdf

Book Summary:

"A beautiful, lyrical, and achingly brilliant story about love, grief, and family. Henry's writing will leave you breathless." —BuzzFeed Romeo and Juliet meets One Hundred Years of Solitude in Emily Henry's brilliant follow-up to The Love That Split the World, about the daughter and son of two long-feuding families who fall in love while trying to uncover the truth about the strange magic and harrowing curse that has plagued their bloodlines for generations. In their hometown of Five Fingers, Michigan, the O'Donnells and the Angerts have mythic legacies. But for all the tall tales they weave, both founding families are tight-lipped about what caused the century-old rift between them, except to say it began with a cherry tree. Eighteen-year-old Jack “June” O’Donnell doesn't need a better reason than that. She's an O'Donnell to her core, just like her late father was, and O'Donnells stay away from Angerts. Period. But when Saul Angert, the son of June's father's mortal enemy, returns to town after three mysterious years away, June can't seem to avoid him. Soon the unthinkable happens: She finds she doesn't exactly hate the gruff, sarcastic boy she was born to loathe. Saul’s arrival sparks a chain reaction, and as the magic, ghosts, and coywolves of Five Fingers conspire to reveal the truth about the dark moment that started the feud, June must question everything she knows about her family and the father she adored. And she must decide whether it's finally time for her—and all of the O'Donnells before her—to let go.

The Seven Longest Yards

By Chris Norton,Emily Norton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Isbn : 9780310356936
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 659
  • File Pdf: the-seven-longest-yards.pdf

Book Summary:

He was told he'd never walk again. She was losing hope that she'd ever feel whole again. This is their miraculous true story of defying the impossible. "In my very first impression of Chris, I was blown away by his determination to stay positive, do the work, and trust that God had a bigger story in mind . . . this book is a master class in the power of perseverance." -Tim Tebow Quadriplegics simply do not walk again - yet millions watched as Chris Norton defied incredible odds and took step by impossible step across his graduation stage. With his fiancée Emily by his side, those unbelievable steps became the start of an extraordinary journey for them both. Told from both of their unique perspectives, this moving story invites you to find, as Chris and Emily have, that God can transform our lowest points into life's greatest gifts. In a moment, Chris went from a talented college football player with a promising future to a quadriplegic with a 3 percent chance of ever moving or feeling anything below his neck, much less walking again. Determined to prove the doctors wrong, he pushed himself through grueling, daily workouts to achieve his goal four years later: walking the stage to receive his college diploma with Emily's help, and to the world's astonished applause. Meanwhile, Emily faced her own challenges as she sunk into a deep battle against anxiety and depression, despite her life's outward blessings. Day by day, decision by decision, Chris and Emily committed themselves to taking the extra step, trusting God, and leaning on the help of others. In a story of courageous faith and grit, this extraordinary couple's journey ultimately led them to tackle the seven longest yards - down the wedding aisle and into a new life together. And what a new life it is: Chris and Emily have adopted five beautiful girls and welcomed foster children - seventeen and counting! - into their home and hearts. Let this book be your inspiration for defying your own impossible, and finding joy on the other side.

A Very Large Expanse of Sea

By Tahereh Mafi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9780062866585
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 270
  • File Pdf: a-very-large-expanse-of-sea.pdf

Book Summary:

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature! From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Shatter Me series comes a powerful, heartrending contemporary novel about fear, first love, and the devastating impact of prejudice. It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day. So she’s built up protective walls and refuses to let anyone close enough to hurt her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing with her brother. But then she meets Ocean James. He’s the first person in forever who really seems to want to get to know Shirin. It terrifies her—they seem to come from two irreconcilable worlds—and Shirin has had her guard up for so long that she’s not sure she’ll ever be able to let it down.

The Whiskey Rebels

By David Liss
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : 9781588367303
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 505
  • File Pdf: the-whiskey-rebels.pdf

Book Summary:

David Liss’s bestselling historical thrillers, including A Conspiracy of Paper and The Coffee Trader, have been called remarkable and rousing: the perfect combination of scrupulous research and breathless excitement. Now Liss delivers his best novel yet in an entirely new setting–America in the years after the Revolution, an unstable nation where desperate schemers vie for wealth, power, and a chance to shape a country’s destiny. Ethan Saunders, once among General Washington’s most valued spies, now lives in disgrace, haunting the taverns of Philadelphia. An accusation of treason has long since cost him his reputation and his beloved fiancée, Cynthia Pearson, but at his most desperate moment he is recruited for an unlikely task–finding Cynthia’s missing husband. To help her, Saunders must serve his old enemy, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, who is engaged in a bitter power struggle with political rival Thomas Jefferson over the fragile young nation’s first real financial institution: the Bank of the United States. Meanwhile, Joan Maycott is a young woman married to another Revolutionary War veteran. With the new states unable to support their ex-soldiers, the Maycotts make a desperate gamble: trade the chance of future payment for the hope of a better life on the western Pennsylvania frontier. There, amid hardship and deprivation, they find unlikely friendship and a chance for prosperity with a new method of distilling whiskey. But on an isolated frontier, whiskey is more than a drink; it is currency and power, and the Maycotts’ success attracts the brutal attention of men in Hamilton’s orbit, men who threaten to destroy all Joan holds dear. As their causes intertwine, Joan and Saunders–both patriots in their own way–find themselves on opposing sides of a daring scheme that will forever change their lives and their new country. The Whiskey Rebels is a superb rendering of a perilous age and a nation nearly torn apart–and David Liss’s most powerful novel yet.

City of Palms

By Pamela Kent
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • Isbn : 9788726564983
  • Pages : 187
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 661
  • File Pdf: city-of-palms.pdf

Book Summary:

Susan noticed him first on the plane from Paris to Baghdad – an aloof yet extremely handsome man who intrigued her greatly. However, when an emergency hit them, this man called Raoul Mehmet Bey, is the one to take care of her. They were tied in more ways than one, as she discovered that she was traveling to his place for employment. Although far from a polite gentleman, Susan is endlessly drawn to Raoul and finds herself at his mercy during dangerous adventures in the desert. Set in the beautiful landscapes of Iraq, the love story from the 20th century was written under Pamela Kent, a pseudonym of the prolific romance writer Ida Pollock. A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate. Pamela Kent is a pseudonym of Ida Pollock (1908 – 2013), a highly successful British writer of over 125 romance novels translated into numerous languages and published across the world. Ida Pollock has sold millions of copies over her 90-year career. Pollock began writing when she was 10 years old. Ida has travelled widely, living in several different countries. She continues to be popular amongst both her devoted fan base and new readers alike. Pollock has been referred to as the "world's oldest novelist" who was still active at 105 and continued writing until her death. On the occasion of her 105th birthday, Pollock was appointed honorary vice-president of the Romantic Novelists' Association, having been one of its founding members. Ida Pollock wrote in a wide variety of pseudonyms: Joan M. Allen, Susan Barrie, Pamela Kent, Averil Ives, Anita Charles, Barbara Rowan, Jane Beaufort, Rose Burghley, Mary Whistler and Marguerite Bell.

Waywalkers

By Catherine Webb
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Atom
  • Isbn : 9780349002019
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 124
  • File Pdf: waywalkers.pdf

Book Summary:

Sam Linnfer works part-time at a London university as a translator of obscure ancient texts. He's a quiet chap with a few friends here and there, and an affection for cats. He's also immortal and the Son of Time. In fact, you might know him better as Lucifer, the Devourer of Souls or the Devil. And with all the gods in Heaven about to go to war over ownership of Earth, you're going to be extremely glad he's not exactly the person legend makes him out to be - but that he does know how to handle a flaming sword ... The elder gods have risen. The Firedancers have been called forth. The armies of Heaven and Hell are stirring. The ultimate battle has begun. To survive, Earth will need more than just sympathy for the devil... Waywalkers is the first volume in a stunning new series from teenaged sensation Catherine Webb.

Blade Breaker

By Victoria Aveyard
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9780062872685
  • Pages : 539
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 230
  • File Pdf: blade-breaker.pdf

Book Summary:

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! “A true fantasy masterpiece." —Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author In the sequel to Victoria Aveyard’s New York Times bestselling Realm Breaker, a divided world must rally, an unstoppable enemy must be defeated, and the fate of the world rests on a blade’s edge. Andry, a former squire, continues to fight for hope amid blood and chaos. Dom, a grieving immortal, strives to fulfill a broken oath. Sorasa, an outcast assassin, faces her past when it returns with sharpened teeth. Valtik, an old sorceress, summons a mighty power. And Corayne, a pirate’s daughter with an ancient magic in her blood, steps closer to becoming the hero she’s destined to be. Together they must assemble an army to face Queen Erida and Taristan’s wicked forces. But something deadly waits in the shadows, something that might consume the world before there’s any hope for victory. The next installment in Victoria Aveyard’s New York Times bestselling Realm Breaker series features more breathless action, deadly twists, and gripping magic that makes this series perfect for fans of Garth Nix and JRR Tolkien. Praise for Realm Breaker: "A fantasy fan's dream." —Roseanne A. Brown, New York Times bestselling author of A Song of Wraiths and Ruin "A new classic." —Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Skyhunter “A true fantasy masterpiece." —Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes series

The Company We Keep

By Frances Itani
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9781443457545
  • Pages : 284
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 557
  • File Pdf: the-company-we-keep.pdf

Book Summary:

On Tuesday nights in the backroom of Cassie’s café, six strangers seek solace and find themselves part of a “Company of Good Cheer” Hazzley is at loose ends, even three years after the death of her husband. When her longtime friend Cassandra, café owner and occasional dance-class partner, suggests that she start up a conversation group, Hazzley posts a notice on the community board at the local grocery store. Four people turn up for the first meeting: Gwen, a recently widowed retiree in her early sixties, who finds herself pet-sitting a cantankerous parrot; Chiyo, a forty-year-old fitness instructor who cared for her unyielding but gossip-loving mother through the final days of her life; Addie, a woman pre-emptively grieving a close friend who is seriously ill; and Tom, an antiques dealer and amateur poet who, deprived of home baking since becoming a widower, comes to the first meeting hoping cake will be served. Before long, they are joined by Allam, a Syrian refugee with his own story to tell. These six strangers are learning that beginnings can be possible at any stage of life. But as they tell their stories, they must navigate what is shared and what is withheld. Which version of the truth will be revealed? Who is prepared to step up when help is needed? This moving, funny and deeply empathic new novel from acclaimed author Frances Itani reminds us that life, with all its twists and turns, never loses its capacity to surprise.