Soul Reader

Author: Dianne Bright
Publisher: Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc
ISBN: 1634490401
Size: 17.14 MB
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In Jennifer Mills's safe and sunny San Diego, life as a writer and mom of three is very predictable. She drops her kids off at school, writes from Starbucks, and catches a few waves before dinner. After one more freelance job for an outdoor magazine, Jennifer starts writing her first novel. When Jadan enters the picture as an attractive paraplegic day trader, Jennifer's life is never the same. She discovers oversized butterflies, angels whose names all start with Z, and supernatural gems that come from the beginning of time. As a soul reader, Jennifer must call up the King's golden medallion before the Dark Shadow sends his legions to find it. She's unsure of how and when to reveal her new life to her husband, Hunter, who might just think she's crazy. Along with magic realism and a plethora of literary references throughout, issues such as free will and identity flood the pages. What if your destiny was decided for you? What if you were meant for more?

Palace Of Desire

Author: Naguib Mahfouz
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9781101974728
Size: 19.78 MB
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The second volume of the highly acclaimed Cairo Trilogy from the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Filled with compelling drama, earthy humor, and remarkable insight, Palace Of Desire is the unforgettable story of the violent clash between ideals and realities, dreams and desires.

Daughter Of The Forest

Author: Juliet Marillier
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429913460
Size: 16.76 MB
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Juliet Marillier is a rare talent, a writer who can imbue her characters and her story with such warmth, such heart, that no reader can come away from her work untouched. Daughter of the Forest is a testimony to that talent, a first novel and the beginning of a trilogy like no other: a mixture of history and fantasy, myth and magic, legend and love. Lord Colum of Sevenwaters is blessed with six sons: Liam, a natural leader; Diarmid, with his passion for adventure; twins Cormack and Conor, each with a different calling; rebellious Finbar, grown old before his time by his gift of the Sight; and the young, compassionate Padriac. But it is Sorcha, the seventh child and only daughter, who alone is destined to defend her family and protect her land from the Britons and the clan known as Northwoods. For her father has been bewitched, and her brothers bound by a spell that only Sorcha can lift. To reclaim the lives of her brothers, Sorcha leaves the only safe place she has ever known, and embarks on a journey filled with pain, loss, and terror. When she is kidnapped by enemy forces and taken to a foreign land, it seems that there will be no way for her to break the spell that condemns all that she loves. But magic knows no boundaries, and Sorcha will have to choose between the life she has always known and a love that comes only once. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Wisdom Of The Native Americans

Author: Kent Nerburn
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 157731297X
Size: 12.40 MB
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The teachings of the Native Americans provide a connection with the land, the environment, and the simple beauties of life. This collection of writings from revered Native Americans offers timeless, meaningful lessons on living and learning. Taken from writings, orations, and recorded observations of life, this book selects the best of Native American wisdom and distills it to its essence in short, digestible quotes — perhaps even more timely now than when they were first written. In addition to the short passages, this edition includes the complete Soul of an Indian, as well as other writings by Ohiyesa (Charles Alexander Eastman), one of the great interpreters of American Indian thought, and three great speeches by Chiefs Joseph, Seattle, and Red Jacket.

My Soul To Keep

Author: Tananarive Due
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062120618
Size: 15.11 MB
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When Jessica marries David, he is everything she wants in a family man: brilliant, attentive, ever youthful. Yet she still feels something about him is just out of reach. Soon, as people close to Jessica begin to meet violent, mysterious deaths, David makes an unimaginable confession: More than 400 years ago, he and other members of an Ethiopian sect traded their humanity so they would never die, a secret he must protect at any cost. Now, his immortal brethren have decided David must return and leave his family in Miami. Instead, David vows to invoke a forbidden ritual to keep Jessica and his daughter with him forever. Harrowing, engrossing and skillfully rendered, My Soul to Keep traps Jessica between the desperation of immortals who want to rob her of her life and a husband who wants to rob her of her soul. With deft plotting and an unforgettable climax, this tour de force reminiscent of early Anne Rice will win Due a new legion of fans.

Every Day

Author: David Levithan
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH
ISBN: 9783125781986
Size: 11.90 MB
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Immediately I have to figure out who I am. It's not just the body-opening my eyes and discovering whether the skin on my arm is light or dark, whether my hair is long or short, whether I'm fat or thin, boy or girl, scarred or smooth. The body is the easiest thing to adjust to, if you're used to waking up in a new one each morning. It's the life, the context of the body, that can be hard to grasp... (Quelle: Verlagsangaben).