The Cowboy And The Cossack

Author: Clair Huffaker
Publisher: Amazonencore
ISBN: 9781612183695
Size: 68.83 MB
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Fifteen cowboys embark on a trek across a thousand miles of Siberian wilderness with a herd of five thousand longhorns and experience a clash of cultures that begins when a group of Cossacks arrives to escort them to their destination.

The Last Night At The Ritz

Author: Elizabeth Savage
Publisher: Amazonencore
ISBN: 9781612183190
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A woman celebrates her birthday over lunch with three friends--a long-married couple and a former lover--at the Ritz-Carlton, but as the drinks flow and day turns to night, secrets emerge that change their relationships forever.

The Man In The Window

Author: Jon Cohen
Publisher: Amazon Pub
ISBN: 9781477848937
Size: 33.42 MB
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Since he was disfigured in a fire sixteen years ago, recluse Louis Malone has remained hidden from the prying eyes of his neighbors in the small town of Waverly. Across town, Iris Shula, a lonely and unlovely nurse, knows at thirty-seven it is unlikely that her Prince Charming will ever appear. But Iris is about to learn how wrong she is. When Louis accidentally falls out of his second-story window, these two kindred souls are brought together. What unfolds is a most unlikely love story. One that will make you laugh and that will break--and remake--your heart.

The Lion In The Lei Shop

Author: Kaye Starbird
Publisher: Amazonencore
ISBN: 9781611098044
Size: 69.52 MB
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Marty Langsmith is only five years old when a strange thunder rolls across the Hawaiian sky and life as she knows it explodes into flames. With her mother, April, and hundreds of other women and children, Marty is evacuated from the ruins of Pearl Harbor and sent into a brave new world overshadowed by uncertainty and grief. Feeling abandoned by her deployed Army officer father in the wake of the attack, Marty is haunted by nightmares of the lion in the lei shop, a creature that's said to devour happy children. But as the years pass, mother and daughter slowly begin to embrace their new life and make peace with the pain of the past.

A Gay And Melancholy Sound

Author: Merle Miller
Publisher: Amazonencore
ISBN: 9781612182971
Size: 66.44 MB
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On the verge of committing suicide, Joshua reveals his life story on a tape recorder, including how he was exploited as a child prodigy, his successes during and after World War II, and his tendency toward self-destructive behaviors.

Book Lust

Author: Nancy Pearl
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 9781570613814
Size: 54.32 MB
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Presents 170 themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.

Fool

Author: Frederick G. Dillen
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN:
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Sudden financial and personal collapse lands a Wall Street player back home in Oklahoma City where he cares for his mother, a stroke victim, and plots his triumphant return to the East Coast.

One Minus One

Author: Ruth Doan MacDougall
Publisher: Amazonencore
ISBN: 9781612183220
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Capturing in rich detail the freewheeling sixties, One Minus One explores a young woman s journey toward self-realization following a painful divorce. In 1969, thirty-year-old Emily Bean moves to a town in New Hampshire s coastal region to take a job as a high-school teacher. Struggling with the challenges of single life and still in love with her ex-husband, David, Emily attracts the attention of local radio personality Warren, and also Cliff, the head of the high-school English department, who might perhaps take David s place in her life. Just as the town must inevitably change with the times, Emily must try to make a new future even as she longs to recapture the past. Book Lust Rediscoveries is a series devoted to reprinting some of the best (and now out of print) novels originally published from 1960 to 2000. Each book is personally selected by NPR commentator and Book Lust author Nancy Pearl and includes an introduction by her, as well as discussion questions for book groups and a list of recommended further reading."

One Sweet Quarrel

Author: Deirdre McNamer
Publisher: Perennial
ISBN: 9780060926052
Size: 11.19 MB
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A fresh and original novel by award-winning author Deirdre McNamer about three siblings who venture out of their staid turn-of-the-century Midwestern childhood into the reckless, go-for-broke twenties.

Ladybird

Author: Karen Hartley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780431018331
Size: 38.43 MB
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This updated edition asks some great questions. How many kinds of ladybugs are there? Do animals like eating ladybugs? How do ladybugs help gardeners? This book is a simple introduction to the physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and habitat of the ladybug.