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Download E-books 150 Pounds: A Novel of Waists and Measures PDF

By Kate Rockland

Full time bloggers Alexis Allbright, of Skinny Chick fame, and Shoshana Weiner, of Fat and Fabulous stand out within the blogosphere like diamonds. either have over 5 million unswerving readers. either are hungry for achievement. yet their similarities finish there as they ship out at once opposing messages approximately girls, weight and what's healthy.

After being invited as site visitors on Oprah Winfrey, Shoshana and Alexis are pressured into every one other's lives yet wish by no means to work out one another back. but the results of intriguing existence occasions capacity a drastic weight swap for either one of them, and they're compelled to confront the true factor handy:  What is the easiest message to provide girls approximately their weight? should still they fight and shed it, or learn how to love their very own skin?

These writers residing around the Hudson River from each other in long island, NYC and Hoboken, New Jersey needs to placed their alterations apart as they become aware of there isn't any excellent quantity at the scale.

Shoshana and Alexis, as soon as enemies, will notice they've got even more in universal than they ever suggestion attainable: through the tip of the radical they're going to either weigh one hundred fifty kilos.

An pleasing but poignant examine a tough and urgent factor that may have an effect on all ladies sooner or later of their lifestyles or different. The booklet ends with a good message and a lesson that we will be able to all research from.

"Ms. Rockland handles an emotional subject sensitively but head-on. the end result is that the reader is left with an internal self assurance and someway extra certain of residing of their personal dermis. each girl who has hangups approximately her weight should still learn this."

Laura Pepper, writer of Wow! sparkling Bride in 30 Days

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Download E-books The Homecoming (The Texas Brand, Book 9) PDF

By Maggie Shayne

After witnessing a brutal crime, Jasmine Jones left city with not anything yet her seven-year-old son and the construction blocks of an entire new id. And even supposing she hadn't intended to mislead the close-knit Texas manufacturers, claiming to be their new neighbor, Jenny Lee, used to be her purely likelihood at survival. Jasmine inspiration her mystery was once secure - till one model all started asking questions...

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Download E-books Energy Victory: Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil PDF

By Robert Zubrin

During this compelling argument for a brand new path in US power coverage, the writer lays out a daring plan for breaking the industrial stranglehold that the OPEC oil cartel has at the nation and the realm. it is strongly recommended that the USA dating with OPEC has led to the looting of the yank economic climate, corruption of the political procedure and has helped fund terrorist devices devoted to the destruction of the U.S.. The ebook deals an exhilarating imaginative and prescient for a dynamic new strength coverage with a purpose to not just aid shield US protection sooner or later yet also will offer recommendations for international warming and 3rd global improvement.

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Download E-books The Longest Night: A Novel PDF

By Andria Williams

A scintillating debut novel a couple of younger couple whose marriage is demonstrated once they circulation to a military base rife with love triangles, life-or-death conflicts, and a dramatic cover-up

In 1959, Nat Collier strikes along with her husband, Paul, and their younger daughters to Idaho Falls, a distant army city. a military expert, Paul is stationed there to aid oversee one of many country’s first nuclear reactors—an task that turns out packed with opportunity.

Then, on his rounds, Paul discovers that the reactor is compromised, putting his relations and the complete neighborhood at risk. Worse, his superiors got down to conceal up the matter instead of repair it. Paul can’t carry himself to inform Nat the reality, yet his lies basically widen a becoming gulf among them.

Lonely and stressed, Nat is having hassle adjusting to their new lifestyles. She struggles to slot into her function as a housewife and longs for a true buddy. while she meets a rancher, Esrom, she unearths herself interested in him, comforted by way of his kindness and corporate. yet as rumors unfold, the secrets and techniques among Nat and Paul construct and threaten to arrive a verge of collapse.

in keeping with a real tale of the one deadly nuclear twist of fate to ensue in the US, The Longest Night is a deeply relocating novel that explores the difficult make-up of a wedding, the moving nature of belief, and the methods we attempt to guard those we love.

Praise for The Longest Night

“[A] attractive debut.”Entertainment Weekly
 
“[A] shrewdpermanent and unique portrait of a dissolving postwar marriage . . . will remind many readers of Richard Yates’s Revolutionary Road.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“[Andria] Williams’s quietly convinced type is with no swagger or gimmick. . . . What emerges so much powerfully from The Longest Night is one of those quiet ask yourself on the beautiful intricacy, yet magnificent toughness, of familial love.”—Los Angeles assessment of Books

“Think Army Wives meets Serial meets your excellent lengthy weekend learn. approximately a military base with loads of love triangles, and a cover-up.”theSkimm

“The stress builds seriously with every one page.”InStyle

“Scintillating . . . A smoldering, altogether outstanding debut that probes the social and emotional traces on army households in a clean and insightful way.”Kirkus stories (starred review)

“[A] luminous debut . . . Williams expertly builds rigidity among Paul and Nat because the tale progresses in the direction of the inevitable nuclear tragedy during this completely soaking up and richly lucrative novel.”Booklist (starred review)

“Andria Williams’s debut is an in detail special portrait of affection, belief, and guilt in a town—and an era—clouded with secrets.”—Celeste Ng, writer of Everything I by no means instructed You

“A clever and compassionate novel that gives as many clean insights into marriage and intimacy because it does approximately American nuclear background. Andria Williams is an amazing writer—clear-eyed and empathetic—and this can be a exceptional debut.”—Molly Antopol, writer of The UnAmericans

“It’s difficult to think The Longest Night is Andria Williams’s debut novel. Her command of language, personality and plot—the 3 crucial components for a riveting read—is extraordinary.”—David Abrams, writer of Fobbit

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Doctor Sleep: A Novel PDF

By Stephen King

Grasp storyteller Stephen King’s terrifying sequel to The Shining—an fast number one New York Times bestseller that's "[a] bright frightscape" (The New York Times).

On highways throughout the US, a tribe of individuals referred to as the genuine Knot shuttle looking for sustenance. they appear harmless—mostly outdated, plenty of polyester, and married to their RVs. yet as Dan Torrance is aware, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the genuine Knot are quasi-immortal, residing off the steam that youngsters with the shining produce once they are slowly tortured to death.

Haunted through the population of the put out of your mind lodge, the place he spent one terrible youth 12 months, Dan has been drifting for many years, desirous to shed his father’s legacy of depression, alcoholism, and violence. eventually, he settles in a brand new Hampshire city, an AA group that sustains him, and a role at a nursing domestic the place his remnant shining energy presents the an important ultimate convenience to the loss of life. Aided by way of a prescient cat, he turns into “Doctor Sleep.”

Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it truly is her mind-blowing present, the brightest shining ever visible, that reignites Dan’s personal demons and summons him to a conflict for Abra’s soul and survival. this is often an epic struggle among solid and evil, excellent tale that might thrill the hundreds of thousands of dedicated readers of The Shining and fulfill someone new to this icon within the Stephen King canon.

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Download E-books Welcome to the Underworld: "Our world is different from the rest." (The Underworld Series) (Volume 1) PDF

By Con Template

There is a mystery society that presides over each global. This society is so robust that it might probably keep watch over a country, strike worry into the bravest of fellows and produce turmoil onto the main unsuspecting of victims.

. . .There is a deadly society in Seoul that's plaguing Choi Yoori.

Her global is became the other way up while she is informed that she bears a powerful resemblance to the "Queen of the Underworld," a infamous Underworld crime lord who died three years past - the very same time Yoori awakened with amnesia. the hazards of this new global is crashing in on her and Yoori's purely grip on balance lies with the counsel from her crime lord boss and the secrets and techniques the Queen of the Underworld concealed from her strong society.

Welcome to an international the place "Gods" stroll among people. the place the heartless and vengeful are respected like Kings and Queens - and the vulnerable, the distracted are punished with out mercy.

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Download E-books Keeping Her: A LOSING IT Novella PDF

By Cora Carmack

Garrick Taylor and Bliss Edwards controlled to discover their happily-ever-after regardless of a slightly . . . ahem . . . complex begin. via comparability, assembly the fogeys will be an absolute breeze, right?

But from the instant the pair lands in London, new snags simply continue cropping up: a disapproving mother-in-law-to-be, multiple (mostly) minor mishap, and the conclusion that maybe they are not rather as prepared for his or her destiny as they thought.

As it seems, the single factor more durable than discovering love is maintaining it.

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Download E-books Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine PDF

One of Elle's "Must-Read Titles in your e-book Club." selected by means of The Millions and Flavorwire as one of many most-anticipated books of 2016.

The very brief tales of Diane Williams were aptly referred to as “folk stories that hammer like a nail gun,” and those forty new ones are sharper than ever. they're unsettling, convinced, often revelatory, and commonly downright funny.

Not a unmarried second here's what you may anticipate. whereas there's giant excitement to be present in Williams’s spot-on observations approximately how we behave in our maximum and lowest moments, the center of the drama beats within the language of yankee brief fiction’s grand grasp, whose originality, precision, and gear deliver the standard into startling and enchanted relief.

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Download E-books The Tragedy Paper PDF

Excellent for fanatics of Thirteen purposes Why and Looking for Alaska, Jennifer Weiner, number 1 New York instances bestselling writer, calls Elizabeth LaBan’s The Tragedy Paper “a beguiling and fantastically written story of past love and heartbreak.” 

It follows the tale of Tim Macbeth, a seventeen-year-old albino and a up to date move to the celebrated Irving college, the place the motto is “Enter the following to be and discover a friend.” a chum is the very last thing Tim expects or wants—he simply hopes to get via his senior 12 months overlooked. but, regardless of his efforts to mixture into the historical past, he unearths himself falling for the vital “It” woman, Vanessa Sheller, female friend of Irving’s preferred boy. To Tim's shock, Vanessa is into him, too, yet she will be able to kiss her social prestige so long if a person ever unearths out. Tim and Vanessa commence a clandestine romance, yet looming over them is the Tragedy Paper, Irving’s model of a senior 12 months thesis, assigned through the school’s least forgiving teacher.
 
leaping among viewpoints of the love-struck Tim and Duncan, a present senior approximately to discover the reality of Tim and Vanessa, The Tragedy Paper is a compelling story of forbidden love and the lengths humans will visit maintain their secrets and techniques.

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