Download E-books Homer & Langley: A Novel PDF

By E.L. Doctorow

NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months by means of THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, THE KANSAS urban celebrity, AND BOOKLIST

Homer and Langley Collyer are brothers—the one blind and deeply intuitive, the opposite broken into insanity, or maybe greatness, by way of mustard fuel within the nice warfare. They dwell as recluses of their as soon as grand 5th street mansion, scavenging the town streets for issues they suspect they could use, hoarding the day-by-day newspapers as examine for Langley’s proposed dateless newspaper whose reportage can be as prophecy. but the epic occasions of the century play out within the lives of the 2 brothers—wars, political activities, technological advances—and although they need not anything greater than to close out the area, historical past turns out to go through their cluttered residence within the people of immigrants, prostitutes, society ladies, govt brokers, gangsters, jazz musicians . . . and their housebound lives are fraught with odyssean peril as they fight to outlive and create which means for themselves.

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Download E-books Tapestry PDF

By Belva Plain

Starting in 1920, paralleling Hitler's upward push to continual, and encompassing international warfare II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of background right into a tremendous tapestry. As brilliant occasions plunge the area right into a dizzying vortex of switch, an unforgettable American kin needs to summon up amazing braveness to stand start, demise, homicide, illicit ardour, and a good tragedy... and one passionate guy needs to struggle his personal warfare opposed to evil—a conflict which could be received purely with honor, integrity, and love.

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Download E-books Like Dandelion Dust PDF

By Karen Kingsbury

Jack and Molly Campbell are correct the place they need to be, having fun with an idyllic lifestyles with their four-year-old son Joey, and the shut friends and family who dwell of their small place of origin simply open air Atlanta. Then the telephone name comes from the social employee the Campbells by no means anticipated to listen to from back. 3 states away in Ohio, Joey's organic father has simply been published from legal. he's able to commence existence over, yet now not with out his son.
A judge's speedy determination bargains a devastating blow to the Campbell kin: Joey has to be again to his organic mom and dad. The day after the ruling, within the silent haze of grief and utter disbelief, they watch their son choose a dandelion and blow the feathery seeds into the wind.
within the days that persist with the ruling, Jack Campbell has a determined and unsafe idea. What in the event that they can devise a manner out? Then they can take Joey and easily disappear . . . LIKE DANDELION dirt.

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Download E-books The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Vacation PDF

By Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

The relatives getaway is a catastrophe: the cabin's roof leaks, the lake is muddy, and the mosquitoes are starving. but if the bears go back domestic and increase their snapshots, they chuckle and giggle, absolutely having fun with the worst holiday they have ever had!

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Download E-books Everything You Need to Know When a Brother or Sister Is Autistic (Need to Know Library) PDF

By Marsha Sarah Rosenberg

Our new Coping titles will preserve you abreast of adverse occasions and the way to accommodate them.Having a sibling who has autism should be tough for an adolescent. Accepting an autistic sibling for who she or he is is probably not effortless, but when young people research the reasons, indicators, and coverings for autism, they are going to be capable of comprehend their brother's or sister's existence and character. via describing the emotions and reports of people that have autism, this booklet illustrates how young people can create a powerful and particular courting with their family.

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Download E-books In the Company of Others (The Mitford Years) PDF

By Jan Karon

Another stirring page-turner approximately Father Tim—this time set in County Sligo—from the bestselling writer of At domestic in Mitford, Somebody secure with someone Good, and different books within the Mitford Series

Jan Karon's new Father Tim sequence, introduced along with her New York Times bestselling Home to Holly Springs, overjoyed legions of Mitford devotees, and in addition attracted an entire new set of readers. "Lovely," stated USA Today. "Rejoice!" stated The Washington Post.

In this moment installment within the sequence, Father Tim and Cynthia arrive within the west of eire, cause on gaining knowledge of his Kavanagh ancestry from the relaxation of an enthralling fishing resort. The attraction, in spite of the fact that, is damaged totally while Cynthia startles a burglar and sprains her already-injured ankle. Then a loved and worthwhile portray is stolen from the resort proprietors, and Cynthia's soreness pales compared to the wound on the heart of this bitterly estranged Irish family.

In the corporate of Others is a relocating testomony to the determined fight to conceal the reality at any fee and the robust have to confess. Of all her successful novels, Jan Karon says this "dark-haired baby" is her favourite.

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Download E-books The Queen of Sleepy Eye PDF

By Patti Hill

En path to university in the summertime of 1975, brilliant seventeen-year-old Amy will get caught in smalltown Colorado while the 1958 Pontiac Bonneville activities Coupe pushed through her unbearable tiara-toting mother, Francie—former Queen of the Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, Corn Festival—surrenders to a mortally wounded transmission.

It doesn’t take lengthy to achieve that thirty-three-year-old Francie is out of cash and in no hurry to enable cross of her daughter, so the 2 unpack indefinitely. Amy unearths paintings at a funeral domestic, a spot the place her not going Christian religion can paintings itself out one of the town’s old and young, geeks and jocks, hippies and clergy alike.

Trying to not pass judgement on her mom’s serial boyfriend escapades, Amy leads to a sad love triangle herself which provides either mom and daughter the opportunity to do a little genuine becoming up. yet in a shock twist, their street to therapeutic nonetheless has many miles to head in 2008 as they shuttle again to Sleepy Eye in that previous ’58 coupe.

Endorsements:

The Queen of Sleepy Eye is written with beautiful intensity of personality . . . a phenomenal story.”

—Hannah Alexander, writer of the Hideaway sequence

“Few tales may be able to stability either the crushing expense of sin and the remodeling energy of grace. The Queen of Sleepy Eye succeeds brilliantly. the writer invitations us on a trip with advanced characters so genuine that we cry once they fail and celebrate once they demonstrate wonderful glimpses of God at paintings of their hearts. Patti Hill crafts each one observe with attractiveness and artistry, bettering this poignant story of remorse and redemption.”

—Sharon Hinck, writer of Symphony of Secrets and Renovating Becky Miller

“This ebook captured me from the 1st web page! In each means, it’s a keeper—from the eloquent writing to the wealthy forged of characters that breathe lifestyles into this coming-of-age story. yet it’s greater than only a tale approximately growing to be up; it’s approximately lifestyles and loss, love and forgiveness, and researching that there's extra to the area than what we see. You’ll love The Queen of Sleepy Eye!”

—Susan may possibly Warren, writer of Taming Rafe

“Quirky but powerfully emotional. Amy’s mom is outrageous, however it can also be poignant how her daughter strives to appreciate her. This novel is a gem for all women's fiction lovers!”

—Camy Tang, writer of Only Uni and Single Sashimi

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Download E-books The Wedding Wager (Colorado Billionaires Book 1) PDF

By Regina Duke

A candy fresh romance.. Fill your middle with candy romance.

Includes a short excerpt on the finish from Sandra Edwards' romance, loopy FOR YOU!

Kevin Wake hates being wealthy. He despises every thing his father stands for, yet he can’t abandon his child sister and child brother. Their destiny is tied to his personal. while his father threatens to rob all of them in their mother’s legacy, Kevin takes daring motion to guard what will be theirs.

Megan Mully is out of the medical institution finally. yet she’s homeless, jobless, broke and on my own. Love is the very last thing on her brain. Kevin is simply a method to an finish. She by no means anticipated him to scouse borrow her middle!

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Download E-books A Perfectly Good Family: A Novel (P.S.) PDF

By Lionel Shriver

Following the demise of her invaluable liberal mom and dad, Corlis McCrea strikes again into her family's grand Reconstruction mansion in North Carolina, willed to all 3 siblings. Her timid more youthful brother hasn't ever left domestic. while her bullying black-sheep older brother strikes into "his" condo in addition, it truly is battle.

every one inheritor desires the home. but to shop for the opposite out, siblings needs to staff opposed to one. simply as in girlhood, Corlis is torn among allying with the good yet apprehensive youngest and the iconoclastic eldest, who covets his legacy to smash it. A completely solid Family is a beautiful exam of inheritance, literal and mental: what we take from our mom and dad, what we discard, and what we're caught with, love it or no longer.

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Download E-books Dream When You're Feeling Blue: A Novel PDF

By Elizabeth Berg

New York Times bestselling writer Elizabeth Berg takes us to Chicago on the time of worldwide battle II during this brilliant tale approximately 3 sisters, their vigorous Irish relatives, and the lads they love.
As the radical opens, Kitty and Louise Heaney say goodbye to their boyfriends Julian and Michael, who're going to struggle abroad. at the family entrance, meat is rationed, childrens perform steel drives, and Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller play songs that supply wish and raise spirits. And now the Heaney sisters take a seat at their kitchen desk each night to put in writing letters–Louise to her fiancé, Kitty to the fellow she needs fervently may suggest, and Tish to an ever-changing staff of fellows she meets at USO dances. within the letters the sisters ship and obtain are intimate glimpses of lifestyles either at the battlefront and at domestic. For Kitty, a convinced, headstrong younger lady, the departure of her boyfriend and the teachings she learns approximately love, resilience, and struggle will carry a shock and a mystery, and may lead her to an intensive motion for these she loves. The lifelong effects of the alternatives the Heaney sisters make are on the middle of this really good novel in regards to the strength of affection and the long-lasting energy of relatives.

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