The Other Sister - download pdf or read online

By Dianne Dixon

A 2017 Mary Higgins Clark Award Nominee

One sister has every thing. Her dual hates her for it.

might lifestyles be larger with out Ali? most likely. a minimum of then humans may perhaps imagine approximately Morgan. Ali's constantly gotten every little thing — she does not even detect how a lot Morgan resents her.

Ali additionally does not discover that once she shuts Morgan out solely, she is going to unharness a series of occasions that convey simply how risky the bottom of affection quite is. As their lives spin towards whatever neither certainly one of them can regulate, a terrifying crime unearths how those that recognize us most sensible can break us...or shop us.

Praise for The different Sister:
"Through acute imagery and with fantastically deep perception, Dixon unveils the complicated rawness of human beings and demonstrates how even the ugliest incidents and secrets and techniques can nonetheless result in joy."—Booklist

"...a thought-provoking novel....Dianne Dixon is familiar with the best way to continue readers coming back."—RT booklet Review

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Download e-book for iPad: Medio sol amarillo (edición especial limitada) (Spanish by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Medio sol amarillo es una novela épica y magistral, que cuestiona el colonialismo, las alianzas étnicas y l. a. responsabilidad ethical de un conflicto, el de Nigeria, apoyado por las potencias mundiales.

-Edición especial limitada con prólogo de Lina Meruane-

Medio sol amarillo recrea un período de l. a. historia contemporánea de África: los angeles lucha de Biafra por conseguir una república independiente de Nigeria, y l. a. consecuente guerra civil que segó l. a. vida de miles de personas.

Con gran empatía y l. a. naturalidad de una narradora comprometida, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recrea los angeles vida de tres personajes atrapados en las turbulencias de l. a. década: el joven Ugwu, empleado de l. a. casa de un profesor universitario de rules revolucionarias; Olanna, l. a. hermosa mujer del profesor, que por amor ha abandonado su privilegiada vida en Lagos para residir en una polvorienta ciudad, y Richard, un joven y tímido inglés que está enamorado de los angeles hermana de Olanna, una mujer misteriosa que renuncia a comprometerse con nadie. A medida que las tropas nigerianas avanzan, los protagonistas de esta historia deben defender sus creencias y reafirmar sus lealtades.

Reseñas:
«Una novela extraordinaria.»
J.M. Coetzee

«Una novela importante, con muchos logros a nivel estilístico y una maestría indiscutible a l. a. hora de recrear una guerra. Es una lección de historia en forma de novela, evocativa y absorbente.»
Publishers Weekly

«Adichie dota a sus personajes de vida y de profundidad en el marco de una guerra merciless. En manos de una escritora de esta talla, se convierte en una lección de historia inolvidable.»
The Arizona Republic

« Medio sol amarillo es l. a. segunda novela de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, escritora que todavía no tiene treinta años y promete ser una de las grandes. Es difícil resumir todos sus logros enpocas palabras; l. a. prosa es admirable, con una capacidad decimonónica de recrear una historia en todo su esplendor, con inteligencia para manejar el tema de los angeles guerra y el amor sin que l. a. novela se descomponga ni en una sola página. Lo que hace esta escritora es literatura clásica, en el mejor de los sentidos.»
Will Blythe, Elle

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Get Cottonmouths: A Novel PDF

By Kelly J. Ford

From a compelling new voice in LGBTQ and Southern fiction, a gripping story of crime and wish amid small-town America’s meth epidemic.

This used to be Drear’s Bluff. not anything undesirable occurred the following. humans didn’t disappear.

College was once imagined to be an get away for Emily Skinner. yet after failing out of college, she's left with out selection yet to come back to her small Arkansas homeland, a spot run on gossip and sturdy Christian values.

She's now not on my own. Emily's former most sensible friend—and early life crush—Jody Monroe is again with a toddler. Emily cannot withstand the chance to reconnect, regardless of the uncomfortable manner issues ended among them and her mom's disapproval in their friendship. whilst Emily stumbles upon a meth lab on Jody's estate, she realizes simply how a ways they’ve either fallen.

Emily intends to maintain her distance from Jody, but if she's kicked out of her condo with out funds and nowhere to move, a paying task as Jody's live-in babysitter is difficult to cross up. As they develop nearer, Emily glimpses a destiny for the 1st time in view that coming domestic. She dismisses her concerns; in the end, Jody is a unmarried mother. The meth lab is a method to an finish. And along with, for Emily, Jody is the true drug.

But while Jody's enterprise accomplice is going lacking, and the lies start to pile up, Emily will study simply how some distance Jody is prepared to visit retailer her personal skin—and how a lot Emily herself has risked for the affection of somebody who may perhaps by no means really love her back.


Echoing the paintings of authors like Daniel Woodrell and Sarah Waters, Cottonmouths is an unflinching tale concerning the ways that the previous pulls us again . . . regardless of our greatest efforts to depart it behind.

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Sunshine Beach (Ten Beach Road Novel) by Wendy Wax PDF

By Wendy Wax

In this brand-new summer time learn by means of the USA Today bestselling writer of The apartment on Mermaid Point, 3 ladies sign up for forces to carry a old seashore inn again to life…
 
There’s not anything clean coat of paint and some glasses of wine can’t fix…
 
After wasting their lifestyles reductions in a Ponzi scheme, Maddie, Avery, and Nikki have banded jointly to utilize what they've got left, utilizing their selection, ingenuity, guts, and a wide dose of elbow grease. It’s Maddie’s daughter Kyra who stumbles throughout a as soon as wonderful beachfront inn that has fallen into disrepair. The chance to renovate this beach jewel is simply too sturdy to go up—especially after they get a hold of the belief of taking pictures their very own self reliant tv exhibit concerning the recovery. What may be able to pass wrong?
 
every little thing. With the cameras rolling, Maddie’s second-chance romance together with her all-too-famous new boyfriend will get complex, Avery struggles with grief over the lack of her mom, and Nikki’s reluctance to decide to the guy who loves her might depart her to stand the largest problem of her existence. Even the lodge appears to be like opposed to them, while their maintenance uncovers a decades-old unsolved homicide which simply may perhaps carry their lives tumbling down all over the place again…

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Get Het familiehuis (Dutch Edition) PDF

By Courtney Miller Santo,Titia Ram

Lizzie, Elyse en Isobel zijn niet alleen nichtjes, maar ook al sinds hun jeugd onafscheidelijke vriendinnen. Als Lizzie hoort dat het huis van haar grootmoeder gesloopt dreigt te worden, trommelt ze de anderen op en met zijn drieën vertrekken ze naar Memphis om dat te voorkomen.

Daar worden de drie jonge vrouwen geconfronteerd met geheimen uit het verleden die hun toekomst ­bedreigen. Lizzie gaat tussen de bezittingen van haar oma op zoek naar informatie over haar onbekende vader, over wie de familie al jarenlang in alle toonaarden zwijgt. Elyses obsessie voor een oude vlam brengt het huwelijk van haar zusje in gevaar. En Isobels allesverterende verlangen naar roem brengt haar in de verleiding het vertrouwen van haar twee nichtjes te beschamen… waarmee ze hun vriendschap op het spel zet.

 

Terwijl de restauratie van het huis vordert, komen er langzaam scheuren in het fundament van hun vriendschap. Zal de jarenlange band tussen de drie jonge vrouwen sterk genoeg blijken te zijn?

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Download e-book for iPad: Sophrosyne (Department of Narrative Studies) by Marianne Apostolides

By Marianne Apostolides

Because worry can rework into self assurance, recklessness, the type of strength you cannot think till you are within it. after which, as soon as you have felt it, you cannot think alive while it really is long past. Sophrosyne. You understood this sense. i do know you probably did, notwithstanding you by no means stated it. I observed it, as a substitute, in your face in the event you danced.

Sophrosyne is considered one of merely 4 virtues pointed out by means of Socrates – 4 features which, if lived deeply, outline who we're as people. yet sophrosyne is an idea our tradition has lengthy forgotten. 'Self-restraint,' 'self-control,' 'modesty,' 'temperance' – none of those phrases expresses the essence of the word.

In this provocative new novel approximately hope and discretion in a electronic age by way of acclaimed writer Marianne Apostolides, 21-year-old Alex is fed on through the elusive challenge of sophrosyne for purposes he can't proportion with others. whereas Alex's philosophy professor believes learning it's going to support make clear the malaise of our period, Alex hopes it is going to unlock him from his darkly tense courting along with his mom. As he makes an attempt to discover his mother's fact, Alex is drawn inside of an amorphous, indefinable undercurrent of affection and violation. basically via his lover, Meiko, does Alex open right into a new figuring out of sophrosyne, with all its implications.

Reminiscent of Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red, Sophrosyne asks readers to give up themselves to the book's good judgment and language. Infused with a sensuality balanced through its mind, Sophrosyne reads like "the music's rhythm... gentle like wax and supple, warm," pulsing via your veins.

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The Other (Anthem Cosmopolis Writings) - download pdf or read online

By Ece Vahapoglu,Victoria Holbrook

Esin is an enticing, fortunately married Turkish girl with a contemporary, Western-oriented outlook and a winning profession web hosting enterprise conferences in Istanbul. She would routinely don't have anything in universal with Kubra, a conservative non secular woman she met at school within the States. Kubra wears the Islamist scarf and lives together with her mom and dad.

As Esin and Kübra shape an intimate friendship, the chapters of the radical open out onto every one woman’s emotional and sexual event in flip. The cultural divisions of latest Turkey are dramatized via their own lives and the dynamics inside their households.

Each woman’s interest concerning the other’s mysterious international progressively takes on a boldly erotic personality. in the beginning attracted to the exterior trappings of every other’s lives, they embark on a trip of religious and sensual discovery wherein every one girl involves recognize 'The Other.'

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Download e-book for kindle: Anchor Out: A Novel by Barbara Sapienza

By Barbara Sapienza

Sixty-year-old Frances Pia lives on my own on a thirty-foot sailboat anchored close to Sausalito, the place she communes with the fog, sea lions, cormorants, and sailor buddies, Otto and Russell. She plays random acts of public defacement—painting drainpipes, public restrooms, and work of art at the aspects of houses—which she believes are beautification tasks, and struggles with bouts of melancholy and mania. Frankly, she’s somewhat a nutcase.

But Frances wasn’t continuously this manner. She was a Catholic nun with a sister, Anne, who enjoyed her dearly. yet then she slept along with her brother-in-law, Greg—and ashamed and pregnant, she fled, leaving Anne, her paintings, and her vocation in the back of. while she additionally misplaced her child, Nicola, in a freak twist of fate, she misplaced religion in God and have become a keeper of sorrows.

Through a sequence of wacky adventures, together with bouts with the police officers and the ocean, Frances opens her middle to like for the 1st time in years—and starts to truly paint town, redeeming herself with Anne and liberating herself from her guilt over Nicola’s demise alongside the way.

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Sybille de Bollardière,La Passagère's Les mauvais sentiments: roman (French Edition) PDF

By Sybille de Bollardière,La Passagère

Trieste, printemps 2010.
Vingt ans plus tôt, Irène s’est installée dans cette ville italienne au bord de l’Adriatique. Elle a quitté Paris, sa famille, ses amis, pour se construire une autre vie. Un départ comme une fuite pour oublier los angeles femme qu'elle a été et faire peau neuve. Mais un événement imprévu l’amène à renouer avec son passé. « Ma vie avec Alice est une scène de crime comme une autre. Pour comprendre ce qui nous liait, il ne faut négliger aucune pièce, relever tous les indices et le moindre détail des lieux, du décor, passer au peigne fin les saisons, les étés, cette maison en meulière et cette autre de campagne. Il faut remonter tous les silences, tous les secrets and techniques jusqu’à l’enfance, cette desk desservie où tout a dû commencer. »
Dans ce roman à los angeles belle écriture brilliant, Sybille de Bollardière donne voix à une femme qui tâche d'avancer malgré ses blessures. Elle décrit l. a. complexité des sentiments et des kinfolk d’Irène et de sa mère l. a. mystérieuse Alice, mais aussi los angeles quête de liberté d'une femme indépendante à los angeles personnalité attachante. Pour Irène ce qui compte « c’est de pouvoir déplacer sa vie et de se laisser emporter par elle… »
Des années 60 aux années ninety, LES MAUVAIS SENTIMENTS discover l. a. vie de ces deux femmes et de ceux qu’elles croisent ou qui les accompagnent. Claire, Sandro, Miguel, Christian, Samuel… Mère et fille entre passions et ressentiments jusqu’à los angeles rupture.
Dans ce roman au rythme haletant, Sybille de Bollardière nous emmène entre l’aventure d’Irène et le mystery d’Alice, à los angeles manière d’un mystery jusqu’à l. a. dernière page.

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Holly Hodder Eger's Split Rock PDF

By Holly Hodder Eger

After inheriting a home on Martha's winery and discovering herself by myself there with 3 childrens, Annie Tucker needs to confront her previous whilst an unresolved love assessments even if she has the braveness to withstand the pull of seduction and reclaim her precise self. either poignant and humorous, this tale is ready forgiveness, attractiveness, and the ability of affection and family.

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