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Slammed

By Colleen Hoover
  • ISBN Code: : 1476715912
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 339
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 523
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : slammed.pdf

Book Excerpt :

From #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us, Colleen Hoover’s romantic, emotion-packed debut novel unforgettably captures all the magic and confusion of first love, as two young people forge an unlikely bond before discovering that fate has other plans for them. Following the unexpected death of her father, eighteen-year-old Layken becomes the rock for both her mother and younger brother. She appears resilient and tenacious, but inside, she's losing hope. Then she meets her new neighbor Will, a handsome twenty-one-year-old whose mere presence leaves her flustered and whose passion for poetry slams thrills her. Not long after a heart-stopping first date during which each recognizes something profound and familiar in the other, they are slammed to the core when a shocking discovery brings their new relationship to a sudden halt. Daily interactions become impossibly painful as they struggle to find a balance between the feelings that pull them together and the forces that tear them apart. Only through the poetry they share are they able to speak the truth that is in their hearts and imagine a future where love is cause for celebration, not regret.

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It’s amateur hour at the White House. So says New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein in his new political exposé The Amateur. Tapping into the public’s growing sentiment that President Obama is in over his head, The Amateur argues that Obama’s toxic combination of incompetence and arrogance have run our nation and his presidency off the rails. “Obama was both completely inexperienced and ideologically far to the left of Americans when he entered the White House,” says Klein. “And he was so arrogant that he didn’t even know what he didn’t know.” Klein, who is known for getting the inside scoop on everyone from the Kennedys to the Clintons, reveals never-before-published details about the Obama administration’s political inner workings and about Barack and Michelle’s personal lives, including: The inordinate influence Michelle wields over Barack and her feud with a high-profile celebrity The real reason Rahm Emmanuel left the White House (it wasn’t for family reasons) Why Valerie Jarrett’s role is closer to that of Rasputin than impartial senior advisor Obama’s problems with American Jews How Obama has purposefully forgotten and ignored those that put him in power, including the Kennedys, and the Jewish and African American communities in Chicago From Obama’s conceited and detached demeanor, to his detrimental reliance on Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett’s advice, to the Obamas' extravagant and out-of-touch lifestyle, The Amateur reveals a president whose blatant ignorance and incompetence is sabotaging himself, his presidency, and America.

Ugly Love

By Colleen Hoover
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476753199
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 917
  • Pdf File: ugly-love.pdf

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From Colleen Hoover, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us, a heart-wrenching love story that proves attraction at first sight can be messy. When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she doesn't think it's love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires are out in the open, they realize they have the perfect set-up. He doesn’t want love, she doesn’t have time for love, so that just leaves the sex. Their arrangement could be surprisingly seamless, as long as Tate can stick to the only two rules Miles has for her. Never ask about the past. Don’t expect a future. They think they can handle it, but realize almost immediately they can’t handle it at all. Hearts get infiltrated. Promises get broken. Rules get shattered. Love gets ugly.

Going There

By Katie Couric
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Book Code : 0316535877
  • Total of Pages : 695
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 878
  • Pdf File: going-there.pdf

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This heartbreaking, hilarious, and brutally honest memoir shares the deeply personal life story of a girl next door and her transformation into a household name. ​For more than forty years, Katie Couric has been an iconic presence in the media world. In her brutally honest, hilarious, heartbreaking memoir, she reveals what was going on behind the scenes of her sometimes tumultuous personal and professional life - a story she’s never shared, until now. Of the medium she loves, the one that made her a household name, she says, “Television can put you in a box; the flat-screen can flatten. On TV, you are larger than life but smaller, too. It is not the whole story, and it is not the whole me. This book is.” Beginning in early childhood, Couric was inspired by her journalist father to pursue the career he loved but couldn’t afford to stay in. Balancing her vivacious, outgoing personality with her desire to be taken seriously, she overcame every obstacle in her way: insecurity, an eating disorder, being typecast, sexism . . . challenges, and how she dealt with them, setting the tone for the rest of her career. Couric talks candidly about adjusting to sudden fame after her astonishing rise to co-anchor of the TODAY show, and guides us through the most momentous events and news stories of the era, to which she had a front-row seat: Rodney King, Anita Hill, Columbine, the death of Princess Diana, 9/11, the Iraq War . . . In every instance, she relentlessly pursued the facts, ruffling more than a few feathers along the way. She also recalls in vivid and sometimes lurid detail the intense pressure on female anchors to snag the latest “get”—often sensational tabloid stories like Jon Benet Ramsey, Tonya Harding, and OJ Simpson. Couric’s position as one of the leading lights of her profession was shadowed by the shock and trauma of losing her husband to stage 4 colon cancer when he was just 42, leaving her a widow and single mom to two daughters, 6 and 2. The death of her sister Emily, just three years later, brought yet more trauma—and an unwavering commitment to cancer awareness and research, one of her proudest accomplishments. Couric is unsparing in the details of her historic move to the anchor chair at the CBS Evening News—a world rife with sexism and misogyny. Her “welcome” was even more hostile at 60 Minutes, an unrepentant boys club that engaged in outright hazing of even the most established women. In the wake of the MeToo movement, Couric shares her clear-eyed reckoning with gender inequality and predatory behavior in the workplace, and downfall of Matt Lauer—a colleague she had trusted and respected for more than a decade. Couric also talks about the challenge of finding love again, with all the hilarity, false-starts, and drama that search entailed, before finding her midlife Mr. Right. Something she has never discussed publicly—why her second marriage almost didn’t happen. If you thought you knew Katie Couric, think again. Going There is the fast-paced, emotional, riveting story of a thoroughly modern woman, whose journey took her from humble origins to superstardom. In these pages, you will find a friend, a confidante, a role model, a survivor whose lessons about life will enrich your own.

The Slamming Door: Bone Cancer, Asperger's, and Loss

By Clarisse N. Rénard
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  • Publisher : QueenBeeEdit
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 682
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 99
  • Pdf File: the-slamming-door.pdf

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The Slamming Door is a true story. Find out how an Aspie who has learned social skills by rote, one who has earned respectable academic credentials but does not function well in many work environments, navigates a labyrinth of death, dying and loss, and how she copes with anxiety induced by travel and changes in her environment, and how she slowly, painstakingly comes to recognize the signs of hostility around her while making no apology for who she is. In September of 2008, Clarisse N. Renard was asked to move in with a man who had just been diagnosed with bone cancer…by his daughter, Berta, who knew that she was a writer and available. Berta had to work in an office, so she couldn’t be her father’s caregiver. The man was her husband’s older cousin, Bryn, a Harvard-educated, retired New York City social worker, and Clarisse and her husband Damon had stayed with him many times. He was also one of her best friends after eight years of visits, a confidante, and like another dad to her. The request, which was also an invitation of sorts, felt like a chance to pay her cousin-in-law back for all of the emotional and other support he had given to Clarisse and Damon. She didn’t know Berta very well, but had been excited to find that her marriage came with a female cousin her own age. Clarisse looked forward to getting to know her better. When he realized that he couldn’t stay home alone while terminally ill, Bryn wanted Clarisse with him and told her so the evening that she arrived. However, he warned her that Berta and her older half-sister were very jealous of the fact that she was there with him. Berta resented Clarisse in many ways, and gradually revealed her true self: a bully. Read on to find out how an articulate and meticulous Aspie dealt with all of these problems and situations, and how she viewed it all. People with Asperger’s are not broken; their brain patterns merely differ from those of the majority of the population. Aspies have produced great novels, scientific discoveries, and the foundations of the best legal system on the planet, namely The Declaration of Independence. Asserting oneself, knowing that no good deed will be judged with appreciation by a bully, is an act of courage and defiance, but also a necessary one. There is nothing wrong with those who are different. The problem is those who won’t accept or respect them. The memoir includes photographs of points of interest in Manhattan, and of other items of interest.

The Night She Disappeared

By Kevin O'Brien
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  • Publisher : Pinnacle Books
  • Book Code : 0786045124
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 110
  • Pdf File: the-night-she-disappeared.pdf

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For fans of Gone Girl and of Harlan Coben and Linwood Barclay’s domestic suspense—a gripping novel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kevin O'Brien, in which “the other woman” becomes the prime suspect when the wife goes missing. Some nightmares you can’t forget From the depths of sleep, Seattle TV reporter Anna Malone awakens to her phone ringing. She rarely drinks, and this hangover is brutal. Why can’t she shake the feeling that something terrible happened last night? And why can’t she recall any of it? But even worse What Anna does remember: an awkward restaurant meal with her married lover, Russ Knoll, and his unsuspecting wife, Courtney. Russ’s phone call reveals that Courtney is missing, and as days go by with no trace, he comes under police scrutiny. Anna’s in the spotlight too, thanks to a TV rival with a grudge. Anna’s not proud of her affair, but she and Russ aren’t bad people. They’re certainly not the killing kind. Is the one you can’t remember . . . Anna already suspected that Courtney—a successful, charming author—might have a darker side. Is she truly missing? Perhaps the sudden disturbances in Anna’s life aren’t accidental after all. But no scenario that Anna imagines can compare to the twisted game unfolding around her, one chilling piece at a time . . .

Hearts in Darkness

By Laura Kaye
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  • Publisher : Laura Kaye
  • Book Code : 0999850458
  • Total of Pages : 116
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 241
  • Pdf File: hearts-in-darkness.pdf

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"Laura Kaye has a gift for writing beautifully damaged men and Caden Grayson leads the pack with enough vulnerability to twist your heart in knots." ~ NYT Bestseller Tessa Bailey Two strangers... When accountant Makenna James finds herself stranded in a pitch-black elevator, she can’t help but wonder about the stranger stuck with her. All she noticed about him before the lights went out was a dragon tattoo; all she knows now is his sexy, gruff voice in the darkness. Four hours... Caden Grayson is inked, pierced, scarred on the inside and out—and terrified of the dark for reasons he’d rather not remember. Trapped in his worst nightmare, only the sweet voice of the red-headed beauty distracts him from his fear. And, oh, man, as the hours pass and the darkness heats up, that’s nothing compared to her touch. One pitch-black elevator... He’s all rough edges and she’s pin-striped skirts, but in the darkness they open up and reach out without any preconceptions to hold them back. But as attraction grows and sparks fly, will they feel the same when the lights come back on "A beautiful read with Kaye's trademark sexiness and smart storytelling! Makenna and Caden are magic together--I loved this book!" ~ NYT Bestseller Jennifer Probst

Surrender

By Helen Hardt
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  • Publisher : Waterhouse Press
  • Book Code : 1943893713
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 135
  • Pdf File: surrender.pdf

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27000 English-Japanese Words Dictionary With Definitions

By Nam H Nguyen
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  • Publisher : Nam H Nguyen
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2272
  • Category :
  • Members : 971
  • Pdf File: 27000-english-japanese-words-dictionary-with-definitions.pdf

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is a great resource anywhere you go; it is an easy tool that has just the words completed description you want and need! The entire dictionary is an alphabetical list of English words with their full description plus special Alphabet, Irregular Verbs and Parts of speech. It will be perfect and very useful for everyone who needs a handy, reliable resource for home, school, office, organization, students, college, government officials, diplomats, academics, professionals, business people, company, travel, interpreting, reference and learning English. The meaning of words you will learn will help you in any situations in the palm of your hand. あなたが行くどこにでも素晴らしいリソースです。 それはあなたが必要としている必要な記述を完了した単語だけを持つ簡単なツールです! 辞書全体はアルファベット順の英単語のリストで、完全な説明と特別なアルファベット、不規則な動詞、および品詞が含まれています。 家庭、学校、オフィス、組織、学生、大学、政府関係者、外交官、学者、専門家、ビジネスマン、会社、旅行、通訳、リファレンス、学習のための便利で信頼できるリソースが必要な人にとって、 英語。 あなたが学ぶ言葉の意味は、あなたの手のひらのどのような状況においてもあなたを助けます

The Second Longest Night

By Stephen Marlowe
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Book Code : 1453290206
  • Total of Pages : 156
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 807
  • Pdf File: the-second-longest-night.pdf

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To find his ex-wife’s killer, Drum takes on the Communist Party Deirdre Hartsell loved life too much to shoot herself in her pretty head. She’d been a high-society party girl since her days at college, and her two greatest passions were keeping up appearances and having a roaring good time. Women like that don’t kill themselves, and Deirdre’s father wants to prove that his girl didn’t die by her own hand. To get the truth, he hires Washington DC’s sharpest private detective, Chester Drum. After all, Drum knew Deirdre better than anyone—he was married to her. But in a town built on lies, Deirdre lived with more than her fair share of secrets, and the first thing Drum learns is that his late ex-wife was a prominent member of the Communist Party, supporting the local cell with endless donations from her fat checkbook. Did leftist sympathies get Deirdre killed? The truth lies in Venezuela—and Chester Drum has gone farther than that for answers before.

Kings and Sorcerers Bundle (Books 1 and 2)

By Morgan Rice
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  • Publisher : Morgan Rice
  • Book Code : 1632917181
  • Total of Pages : 500
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 958
  • Pdf File: kings-and-sorcerers-bundle.pdf

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“An action packed fantasy sure to please fans of Morgan Rice’s previous novels, along with fans of works such as The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini…. Fans of Young Adult Fiction will devour this latest work by Rice and beg for more.” --The Wanderer, A Literary Journal (regarding Rise of the Dragons) The #1 Bestselling series! A bundle of the first two books in Morgan Rice’s #1 Bestselling fantasy series KINGS AND SORCERERS (RISE OF THE DRAGONS and RISE OF THE VALIANT). Here are two bestselling novels, all in one convenient file, which offer a great introduction to the KINGS AND SORCERERS series. Over 150,000 words of reading, all for an incredible price—it also makes the perfect gift! KINGS AND SORCERERS tells the epic coming of age story of Kyra, 15, who dreams of becoming a famed warrior, like her father, though she is the only girl in a fort of boys. She struggles to understand her special skills and mysterious inner power, and comes to realize she is different than the others. But a secret is being kept from her about her birth and the prophecy surrounding her, leaving her only to wonder. When Kyra comes of age and her father tries to wed her off, she refuses and journeys out on her own, into a dangerous wood, where she encounters a wounded dragon—and ignites a series of events that will change the kingdom forever. With its strong atmosphere and complex characters, KINGS AND SORCERERS is a sweeping saga of knights and warriors, of kings and lords, of honor and valor, of magic, destiny, monsters and dragons. It is a story of love and broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is fantasy at its finest, inviting us into a world that will live with us forever, one that will appeal to all ages and genders. “If you thought that there was no reason left for living after the end of the Sorcerer’s Ring series, you were wrong. Morgan Rice has come up with what promises to be another brilliant series, immersing us in a fantasy of trolls and dragons, of valor, honor, courage, magic and faith in your destiny. Morgan has managed again to produce a strong set of characters that make us cheer for them on every page.…Recommended for the permanent library of all readers that love a well-written fantasy.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (regarding Rise of the Dragons) “[The novel] succeeds—right from the start…. A superior fantasy…It begins, as it should, with one protagonist's struggles and moves neatly into a wider circle of knights, dragons, magic and monsters, and destiny.…All the trappings of high fantasy are here, from soldiers and battles to confrontations with self….A recommended winner for any who enjoy epic fantasy writing fueled by powerful, believable young adult protagonists.” --Midwest Book Review, D. Donovan, eBook Reviewer (regarding Rise of the Dragons)

The Winter Man

By Perry Bhandal
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  • Publisher : Kirlian Pictures
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 723
  • Pdf File: the-winter-man.pdf

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What happens when a man whose buried demons are unleashed by an act of unimaginable horror? The Winter Man is the story of Blake, a father and cutting edge programmer whose search for his missing past has driven him to build software that now threatens the elites. When his adopted daughter, Sara, is kidnapped and killed by traffickers, he is left with a choice; freedom from the unbearable pain by taking his own life or catharsis in revenge. He chooses the latter and driven by the nihilistic beliefs of a man who has suffered similarly and accompanied by a demon whose purpose remains unknown, he descends into a criminal underworld and risks becoming the very thing he seeks to destroy.

Ayala's Angel

By Anthony Trollope
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 492
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 174
  • Pdf File: ayala-s-angel.pdf

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"Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.