Download E-books Youth: Scenes from Provincial Life II PDF

By J. M. Coetzee

The second one installment of J. M. Coetzee's fictionalized "memoir" explores a tender man's fight to event lifestyles to its complete depth and remodel it into artwork. The narrator of Youth has lengthy been plotting an escape-from the stifling love of his overbearing mom, a father whose mess ups hang-out him, and what he's convinced is approaching revolution in his local state of South Africa. Arriving finally in London within the Nineteen Sixties, even though, he reveals neither poetry nor romance and as an alternative starts off a depressing pilgrimage into maturity. Youth is a notable portrait of a attention, remoted and adrift, handing over on itself, of a tender guy suffering to discover his approach on this planet, written with tenderness and a fierce readability.

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Download E-books Ferris Beach PDF

By Jill McCorkle

Ferris seashore is a spot the place pleasure and magic coexist. Or so Mary Katherine "Katie" Burns, the single baby of middle-aged Fred and Cleva Burns, believes. Shy and self-conscious, she daydreams approximately Ferris seashore, the place her attractive cousin, Angela, leads a romantic, mysterious lifestyles.

It is the early Seventies, and whilst the land around the highway from the Burns's old home is offered to builders, Misty Rhodes―also from Ferris Beach―and her flamboyant mom and dad stream into the closest newly outfitted split-level. not like Katie’s composed, reserved, sensible mom, Misty and her mom are every little thing Katie desires to be: bold, outrageous, enjoyable. the 2 women develop into inseparable, sharing each mystery, each dream―until one fateful Fourth of July, while their lives switch in a fashion they can by no means have imagined.

In this vintage McCorkle novel, the author's smart take hold of of human nature creates characters that resonate with fact and emotion, and a narrative ideal for moms and daughters to proportion and cherish.

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Download E-books With Lots of Love PDF

By Hans Wilhelm

Toby endure likes to stopover at his pleasant aunt, Nana endure, yet on one iciness day he reveals her at domestic and feeling very unsatisfied. Nana Bear's cherished parrot, Lottie-Dot has flown out the window and disappeared right into a storm from snow. Toby, Nana, and all their acquaintances exit searching for the parrot, yet it is nowhere to be discovered. the times go, and Nana continues to be unhappy. As Valentine's Day techniques Toby makes a decision to cheer Nana up a bit through making an problematic Valentine. He makes it from bits and items of each form of paper that he can find—and on Valentine's Day, he consists of it off to Nana's residence. Wiping away her tears, she provides Toby a hug and smiles as she examines the intense, appealing Valentine. it extra heavily, she makes an awesome discovery. Has she came upon a clue that may support her locate her parrot, Lottie-Dot? here is a superbly illustrated and mild little story that youngsters will go back to time and again. it's written and illustrated via the author of Anook, the Snow Princess, one other favourite storybook on hand from Barron's. (Ages 4-7)

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Download E-books The Sins of the Mother: A Novel PDF

By Danielle Steel

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER

Every girl makes offerings. And not anyone has made tougher offerings than Olivia Grayson. The greatly profitable businesswoman ignored out on a lot of her children’s lives whereas she outfitted her mythical home-furnishings empire. In Danielle Steel’s character-rich new novel, Olivia faces the earlier, attempts to stability the current, and makes amends the place due, whereas nonetheless working her enormously profitable business.
 
THE SINS OF THE MOTHER
 
As a manner of constructing as much as them for time misplaced, Olivia spends months each year making plans a lavish vacation that everybody in her relations will take pleasure in. This summer season she has prepared a dream journey within the Mediterranean on a sumptuous yacht, which she hopes often is the so much memorable holiday of all. Her lavish gesture each year expresses her love for them, and remorse in any respect the real occasions she neglected in the course of her children’s more youthful years. Her more youthful daughter, Cassie, a hip London song manufacturer, refuses the invitation altogether, as she does each year. Her older daughter, Liz, lives in her mother’s shadow, with a fear of failure as she attempts to recapture her dream of being a author. And her sons, John and Phillip, paintings for Olivia, for higher or worse, with better halves who want they didn’t. within the elegance of the Riviera, this could be a summer season to recollect, with Olivia’s kids, grandchildren, and daughters-in-law on board. yet as with every kinfolk collecting, there are continuously surprises, and irrespective of how glamorous the surroundings issues don’t constantly prove as ones hopes.
 
relatives dynamics are advanced, previous disappointments die difficult, and as forgiveness and staggering revelations input into it, new bonds are shaped, and the long run takes on a brighter hue. And one after the other, with life’s irony, Olivia’s kids locate themselves committing a similar “sins” for which they blamed their mom for therefore a long time. it's a summer time of compassion, very important classes, and truth.
 
The Sins of the Mother captures the various aspects of kin love: advanced, tough, humorous, passionate, and optimistically enduring. alongside the way in which, we're enthralled via an unforgettable heroine, a mom powerful sufficient to take greater than her fair proportion of the blame, clever adequate to appreciate her teenagers for who they are surely, and forgiving adequate to like them unconditionally.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books The Girl Behind the Glass PDF

By Jane Kelley

Eleven-year-old twins Hannah and Anna agree approximately everything—especially that they do not are looking to circulate to the creepy previous condominium on Hemlock street. yet once they circulation into the home, the twins commence disagreeing for the 1st time of their lives. in truth, it really is nearly as if anything or anyone is making an attempt to force them aside. whereas Anna settles in, Hannah cannot forget about the unusual issues that preserve taking place on Hemlock highway. Why does she feel issues that nobody else within the relatives does?  it truly is nearly as if somebody is making an attempt to speak to her. somebody nobody else can pay attention. a person offended sufficient to need revenge. Hannah, are you listening? Is the home haunted? Is Hannah loopy? Or does anything in the home wish her as a most sensible friend—forever?

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Download E-books Danger Lies Ahead: Lights Out at Camp What-a-Nut/The King's Quest/Danger Lies Ahead/A Carnival of Secrets (Adventures in Odyssey Fiction Series 5-7 & 12) PDF

By Paul McCusker

Odyssey is a city jam-packed with ask yourself, surprises, or even a touch of danger―as Mark Prescott, Jack Davis, and their buddies study in those 4 tales:

  • Mark learns a brand new point of view concerning the humans round him in Lights out at Camp What-a-Nut.
  • The King’s Quest is an mind's eye Station event the place Mark studies how God is at paintings in our global.
  • Jack Davis will get twisted up in a perilous internet of intrigue in Danger Lies Ahead.
  • Patti’s destiny turns into a tricky lesson truthfully and results in A Carnival of Secrets.

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Download E-books The Devil Crept In PDF

An unforgettable horror novel from bestselling sensation Ania Ahlborn—hailed as a author of “some of the main promising horror I’ve encountered in years” (New York Times bestselling writer Seanan McGuire)—in which a small-town boy investigates the mysterious disappearance of his cousin and uncovers a terrifying mystery saved hidden for years.

Young Jude Brighton has been lacking for 3 days, and whereas the quest for him is in complete swing within the small city of Deer Valley, Oregon, the locals are commencing to lose desire. They’re good acutely aware that the 1st forty-eight hours are serious and after that, the chances frequently element to a worst-case state of affairs. And regardless of Stevie Clark’s early life, he is familiar with that, too; he’s noticeable the cop exhibits. He understands what each one ticking second may possibly suggest for Jude, his cousin and top friend.

That, and there has been that boy, Max Larsen...the one from years in the past, came across lifeless after additionally disappearing below mysterious conditions. after which there have been the animals: pets long gone lacking out of yards. For years, the citizens of Deer Valley have murmured approximately those unsolved crimes…and killer should be lurking round their quiet city. Now, worry is reborn—and for Stevie, who's made up our minds to determine what relatively occurred to Jude, the grim fact will be too frightening to visualize.

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Download E-books Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #6: The African Safari Discovery PDF

There's no position on the earth a flat child cannot go!

Stanley's now not the single flat one!

When a flat cranium is found in Africa, Stanley Lambchop makes a decision to go back and forth there together with his brother, Arthur, and their father, George. perhaps learning the cranium will supply them clues to Stanley's flatness. yet as soon as in Africa, the Lambchops are in for extra experience than they bargained for. From lions to zebras to elephants, it is the safari of a lifetime!

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Download E-books Anything is Possible PDF

By Elizabeth Strout

An unforgettable forged of small-town characters copes with love and loss from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and guy Booker long-listed writer of My identify is Lucy Barton

Anything is Possible tells the tale of the population of rural, dusty Amgash, Illinois, the native land of Lucy Barton, a winning manhattan author who ultimately returns, after seventeen years of absence, to go to the siblings she left in the back of.

Reverberating with the deep bonds of kin, and the wish that incorporates reconciliation, Anything Is Possible back underscores Elizabeth Strout's position as one in all America's most useful and loved authors.

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