Halfway Book

[_PDF_] Halfway | Download Pdf - ePub - Kindle - eBook

You can Read or Download Pdf Halfway by Tom Macher in full 288 pages, and many more Biography & Autobiography books similar to Halfway


By Tom Macher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1501112643
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 841
  • File Pdf: halfway.pdf

Book Summary:

From a searing new literary voice, a raw, compulsively readable memoir about a young man seeking hope, community, and ultimately recovery from addiction in a series of halfway houses and boys’ homes—the first book to so vividly capture this world. In his late teens Tom Macher rebelled against a world that seemed stacked against him. Raised in a broken family and estranged from an absentee father suffering with AIDS, Macher turned to alcohol to escape the painful loneliness of his reality. In quick succession, he is kicked out of school, and then his mother’s house, sent to a boys’ home in Montana, and later, a halfway house in a truck-stop town of Louisiana. It was there that Macher encounters a community of young men struggling to survive—outcasts and thieves, liars and ex-cons, men seeking redemption, men running from the past. As he moves further away from boyhood and embraces a hard-won sobriety, these men—the broken, the hardscrabble, the near gone—become his salvation. Macher captures the trials of sobriety—suicide, death, recovery—and the unusual beauty that forms in the bonds of those who suffer. In visceral, striking prose, he introduces the unforgettable characters he meets along the way, from a former child actor, a young teen struggling with schizophrenia, a tough-love addiction counselor, a sex-addicted social worker, to Matt O, who became Macher’s loyal friend and wingman. Raw, disarming, frenetic, and subversive, Halfway is a brutally honest portrait of the world of down-and-out recovering alcoholics, and a story of how, in their darkest hour, these men create the bonds that form a family.

Similar Books For Reading

  • Halfway up Parnassus
    Halfway up Parnassus
    A Book written by Claude Bissell, published by University of Toronto Press 1974-12-15 - 208 pages - part of Education books. Read more >>
  • Halfway to the Grave
    Halfway to the Grave
    A Book written by Jeaniene Frost, published by Harper Collins 2009-10-13 - 384 pages - part of Fiction books. Read more >>
  • Bridge Built Halfway
    Bridge Built Halfway
    A Book written by Malcolm MacLeod, published by McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP 1990-10-01 - 400 pages - part of History books. Read more >>
  • Meet Me Halfway
    Meet Me Halfway
    A Book written by David Shelton, published by Cartoon Cactus 2019-05-09 - 198 pages - part of Fiction books. Read more >>
  • Halfway Up The Mountain
    Halfway Up The Mountain
    A Book written by Mariana Caplan, published by SCB Distributors 2014-03-04 - 259 pages - part of Religion books. Read more >>
  • The Girl at the Halfway House
    The Girl at the Halfway House
    A Book written by Emerson Hough, published by The Floating Press 2017-02-01 - 297 pages - part of Fiction books. Read more >>
  • Halfway to Paradise
    Halfway to Paradise
    A Book written by Tony Orlando,Patsi Bale Cox, published by St. Martin's Press 2003-11-08 - 320 pages - part of Biography & Autobiography books. Read more >>

Related Books

Halfway to Paradise: The Life of Billy Fury

By David Stafford,Caroline Stafford
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Music Sales Group
  • Isbn : 1787590747
  • Pages : 249
  • Category : Singers
  • Reads : 307
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-paradise.pdf

Book Summary:

Read and download full book Halfway to Paradise: The Life of Billy Fury

Half-way Done

By C.R.E. Gonzalez
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1449794971
  • Pages : 166
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 698
  • File Pdf: half-way-done.pdf

Book Summary:

“This book is a story of a mother and a child who were both abused and found love in the middle of a struggle to become whole.” When I decided to write this book, I promised myself that I would be honest, even if it would mean that others would view me differently or disagree with me. I am entitled to express the voice of circumstance and changes that have occurred in my life, and I have chosen to do so by writing.

Meeting the Universe Halfway

By Karen Barad
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Isbn : 082238812X
  • Pages : 541
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 956
  • File Pdf: meeting-the-universe-halfway.pdf

Book Summary:

Meeting the Universe Halfway is an ambitious book with far-reaching implications for numerous fields in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. In this volume, Karen Barad, theoretical physicist and feminist theorist, elaborates her theory of agential realism. Offering an account of the world as a whole rather than as composed of separate natural and social realms, agential realism is at once a new epistemology, ontology, and ethics. The starting point for Barad’s analysis is the philosophical framework of quantum physicist Niels Bohr. Barad extends and partially revises Bohr’s philosophical views in light of current scholarship in physics, science studies, and the philosophy of science as well as feminist, poststructuralist, and other critical social theories. In the process, she significantly reworks understandings of space, time, matter, causality, agency, subjectivity, and objectivity. In an agential realist account, the world is made of entanglements of “social” and “natural” agencies, where the distinction between the two emerges out of specific intra-actions. Intra-activity is an inexhaustible dynamism that configures and reconfigures relations of space-time-matter. In explaining intra-activity, Barad reveals questions about how nature and culture interact and change over time to be fundamentally misguided. And she reframes understanding of the nature of scientific and political practices and their “interrelationship.” Thus she pays particular attention to the responsible practice of science, and she emphasizes changes in the understanding of political practices, critically reworking Judith Butler’s influential theory of performativity. Finally, Barad uses agential realism to produce a new interpretation of quantum physics, demonstrating that agential realism is more than a means of reflecting on science; it can be used to actually do science.

Halfway to Perfect

By Nikki Grimes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101657278
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 913
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-perfect.pdf

Book Summary:

Dyamonde knows it's what's on the inside that counts! Dyamonde loves eating her mom's pancakes. Free loves eating . . . period. But lately Damaris just pushes her food around her plate, and Dyamonde suspects it has something to do with the mean things classmates have been saying about people's weight. Damaris wonders if they might be talking about her too. Dyamonde knows that Damaris doesn't have a weight problem and is perfect just the way she is--so now it's time for her to make sure Damaris knows that, too. In this fourth installment of the award-winning series, Coretta Scott King Award winner Nikki Grimes's lovable Dyamonde Daniel is back, with a timely message about self-acceptance and healthy eating habits--delivered with her trademark spunk.

Halfway There

By Elizabeth C. Haynes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : White Ocean Press
  • Isbn : 173617391X
  • Pages :
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 507
  • File Pdf: halfway-there.pdf

Book Summary:

“Halfway There: Lessons at Midlife is a collection of stories that are meant to help readers make sense of their own lives - whether they're at the midpoint or not.” From an early age, Elizabeth C. Haynes faced hardships: abuse and trauma, tumultuous relationships, frustrating career shifts, and—when she reached her mid-thirties—chronic illness. As she approached middle age and began to examine her life’s many ups and downs, she discovered that while the circumstances are individual, the emotions they carry are collective. In Halfway There: Lessons at Midlife, Elizabeth shares some of her most personal stories (and the lessons she’s learned) to help readers feel more empowered to embrace their own journeys. She writes with poignance, care, and a dash of humor about the many challenges humans face, such as: adversity and loss, frustrating career shifts, lack of purpose, childhood trauma, the pressure to fit in, conflicting beliefs, and chronic health issues. Her hope is for readers to come away with a better understanding of what it means to be human and how to grow older with grace. From Midwest Book Review: “Halfway There: Lessons at Midlife is more than one woman's struggle to reconcile her life. It's a blueprint for how to revamp and revise perspective and objective for maximum results, and should be on the reading list of any self-help reader facing middle age."

Halfway There

By Eve Langlais
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Eve Langlais
  • Isbn : 177384136X
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 692
  • File Pdf: halfway-there.pdf

Book Summary:

A Paranormal Women's Fiction novel for anyone who thought adventure and magic stopped at forty. Guess again, it’s just the beginning. My life needs a do-over option. I never expected I’d be one of those people who had a midlife crisis. Sure, I’m over forty, and married, but my kids are grown and moved out. Life is steady, if predictably boring. That all changes when my husband asks for a divorce and my whole world crashes. Everything I thought I knew, everything I am, gone in an instant. But I am not about to give up. After all, at my age, technically, I’m only halfway there. I am ready to tackle my do-over; my chance to become the me I’ve always dreamed of. Starting with moving into my late grandma’s cottage and adopting a new kitten. However, my new life is a little odder than expected. Old books suddenly appearing in my house. Neighbors going missing. A supposed lake monster, and a strange man who likes to skulk around with an axe. I’m going to need to lean on my friends, new and old, to help me navigate my midlife crisis. Together maybe we will find a way to beat the family curse ruining my second chance at life. Genre: older heroine, paranormal women's fiction, cozy mystery, small town, fab13, midlife crisis

Halfway to Harmony

By Barbara O'Connor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Isbn : 0374314462
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 410
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-harmony.pdf

Book Summary:

A heartfelt middle-grade novel from New York Times bestselling author Barbara O’Connor about a boy whose life is upended after the loss of his older brother—timeless, classic, and whimsical. Walter Tipple is looking for adventure. He keeps having a dream that his big brother, Tank, appears before him and says, “Let’s you and me go see my world, little man.” But Tank went to the army and never came home, and Walter doesn’t know how to see the world without him. Then he meets Posey, the brash new girl from next door, and an eccentric man named Banjo, who’s off on a bodacious adventure of his own. What follows is a summer of taking chances, becoming braver, and making friends—and maybe Walter can learn who he wants to be without the brother he always wanted to be like. Halfway to Harmony is an utterly charming story about change and growing up. Don't miss Barbara O'Connor's other middle-grade work—like Wish; Wonderland; How to Steal a Dog; Greetings from Nowhere; Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia; The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester; and more!

Halfway House

By Katharine Noel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Isbn : 1555847048
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 891
  • File Pdf: halfway-house.pdf

Book Summary:

“A teenager’s psychotic break unhinges her family in this sure-footed first novel.” —The New York Times Book Review A New York Times Editors’ Choice Winner of the Kate Chopin Writing Award Winner of the Ken/NAMI Award One day, Angie Voorster—diligent student, all-star swimmer, and ivy-league bound high school senior—dives to the bottom of a pool and stays there. In that moment, everything the Voorster family believes they know about each other changes. Katharine Noel’s extraordinary debut illuminates the fault lines in one family’s relationships, as well as the complex emotional ties that bind them together. With grace and precision rarely seen in a first novel, Noel guides her reader through a world where love is imperfect, and where longing for an imagined ideal can both destroy one family’s happiness and offer them redemption. Halfway House introduces a powerful, eloquent new literary voice. “An eloquent literary performance . . . [A] memorable first novel with a uniquely powerful grace.” —The Boston Globe

Halfway Normal

By Barbara Dee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1481478532
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 275
  • File Pdf: halfway-normal.pdf

Book Summary:

“A lovely, heartbreaking, warm, funny, and ultimately hopeful map of the way back home.” —Jordan Sonnenblick, author of Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie A cancer survivor must readjust to “normal” middle school life in this “powerful story about surviving and thriving” (School Library Journal, starred review) from the author of Star-Crossed and Truth or Dare. Norah Levy has just completed two years of treatment for leukemia and is ready to go back to the “real world” of middle school. She knows it’ll be tricky—but like the Greek mythological characters she read about while she was sick, Norah’s up for any challenge. But seventh grade turns out to be harder than she thought. Norah’s classmates don’t know what to make of her. Her best friend, Harper, tries to be there for her, but she doesn’t get it, really—and is hanging out with a new group of girls. Norah’s other good friend, Silas, is avoiding her. What’s that about, anyway? When Norah is placed with the eighth graders for math and science, she meets Griffin, a cute boy who encourages her love of Greek mythology and art. And Norah decides not to tell him her secret—that she was “that girl” who had cancer. But when something happens to make secret-keeping impossible, Norah must figure out a way to share her story. But how do you explain something to others that you can’t explain to yourself? Can Nora take her cue from her favorite Greek myth? And then, once she finds the words, can she move forward with a whole new “normal?”

Beyond the Half-Way Covenant

By David Paul McDowell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1610979761
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 164
  • File Pdf: beyond-the-half-way-covenant.pdf

Book Summary:

Almost everyone has heard of Jonathan Edwards, but very few are familiar with Solomon Stoddard, Edwards's grandfather. Stoddard was an influential force in New England Puritanism, often referred to as the "Pope" of the Connecticut Valley of western Massachusetts. He was a powerful preacher who saw five (possibly six) revivals during his fifty-eight-year pastorate in Northampton. Yet, he has often been marginalized because of his very unique view of the Lord's Supper as a "converting ordinance." This book explores Stoddard's view of Communion as compared to the changing face of Puritanism reflected in the Half-Way Covenant, and in the context of his passionate desire to convert the sinner by any means at his disposal. He believed that God was so gracious and sovereign that no one could judge whether a person was elect or not. Consequently, he crafted an evangelical theology based upon the preaching of the gospel and viewed the Lord's Supper as another form of preaching for the conversion of sinners.

Halfway Homemade: Meals in a Jiffy

By Parrish Ritchie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Countryman Press
  • Isbn : 168268069X
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 300
  • File Pdf: halfway-homemade.pdf

Book Summary:

From a busy mommy blogger, 100 easy recipes kick-started with ready-made ingredients Is it cheating to start a meal with store-bought biscuit dough, rotisserie chicken, and a bag of frozen veggies? Does it matter when the result is delicious mini chicken pot pies on the table in 30 minutes? In Halfway Homemade, discover flavorful, simple recipes for any meal, including: Cheesy Ranch Pull-Apart Bread Rodeo Chicken with Creamy Jalapeno Rice Slow Cooker Beef Tips Caramel Ice Cream Sandwich Cake From quick and delicious weeknight dinners to beautiful, party-pleasing desserts, every recipe includes tips and tricks that will make cooking dinner—plus snacks, sides, and desserts—a snap.

Movies (And Other Things)

By Shea Serrano
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Twelve
  • Isbn : 1538730200
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 796
  • File Pdf: movies.pdf

Book Summary:

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER BARNES & NOBLE BESTSELLER AMAZON BESTSELLER "Paging through Serrano's Movies (and Other Things) is like taking a long drive at night with a friend; there's that warmth and familiarity where the chat is more important than the fastest route from Point A to Point B...It's like a textbook gone right; your attention couldn't wander if it tried." -- Elisabeth Egan, New York Times Book Review Shea Serrano is back, and his new book, Movies (And Other Things), combines the fury of a John Wick shootout, the sly brilliance of Regina George holding court at a cafeteria table, and the sheer power of a Denzel monologue, all into one. Movies (And Other Things) is a book about, quite frankly, movies (and other things). One of the chapters, for example, answers which race Kevin Costner was able to white savior the best, because did you know that he white saviors Mexicans in McFarland, USA, and white saviors Native Americans in Dances with Wolves, and white saviors Black people in Black or White, and white saviors the Cleveland Browns in Draft Day? Another of the chapters, for a second example, answers what other high school movie characters would be in Regina George's circle of friends if we opened up the Mean Girls universe to include other movies (Johnny Lawrence is temporarily in, Claire from The Breakfast Club is in, Ferris Bueller is out, Isis from Bring It On is out...). Another of the chapters, for a third example, creates a special version of the Academy Awards specifically for rom-coms, the most underrated movie genre of all. And another of the chapters, for a final example, is actually a triple chapter that serves as an NBA-style draft of the very best and most memorable moments in gangster movies. Many, many things happen in Movies (And Other Things), some of which funny, others of which are sad, a few of which are insightful, and all of which are handled with the type of care and dedication to the smallest details and pockets of pop culture that only a book by Shea Serrano can provide.

Halfway to Heaven

By Mark Obmascik
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1416567267
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 354
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-heaven.pdf

Book Summary:

Fat, forty-four, father of three sons, and facing a vasectomy, Mark Obmascik would never have guessed that his next move would be up a 14,000-foot mountain. But when his twelve-year-old son gets bitten by the climbing bug at summer camp, Obmascik can't resist the opportunity for some high-altitude father-son bonding by hiking a peak together. After their first joint climb, addled by the thin air, Obmascik decides to keep his head in the clouds and try scaling all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot mountains, known as the Fourteeners -- and to do them in less than one year. The result is Halfway to Heaven, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Obmascik's rollicking, witty, sometimes harrowing, often poignant chronicle of an outrageous midlife adventure that is no walk in the park, although sometimes it's A Walk in the Woods -- but with more sweat and less oxygen. Half a million people try climbing a Colorado Fourteener every year, but only twelve hundred have reported summiting them all. Can an overweight, stay-at-home dad become No. 1,201? With his ebullient personality and sparkling prose, Obmascik brings us inside the quirky, colorful subculture of mountaineering obsessives who summit these mountains year after year. Honoring his concerned wife's orders not to climb alone, Obmascik drags old friends up the slopes, some of them lifelong flatlanders tasting thin air for the first time, and lures seasoned Rockies junkies into taking on a huffing, puffing newbie by bribing them with free beer, lunches, and car washes. Among the new friends he makes are an ex-drag racer trying to perform a headstand on every summit, the lead oboe player in a Hebrew salsa band, and a climber with the counterproductive pre-climb ritual of gulping down four beers and a burrito. Along the way, Obmascik experiences the raw, rowdy, and rarely seen intimacy of male friendship, braced by the double intoxicants of adrenaline and altitude. Though danger is always present -- the Colorado Fourteeners have killed more climbers than Mount Everest -- Mark knows his aging scalp can't afford the hair-raising adventures of Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air, and his quest becomes a story of family, friendship, and fraternity. In Obmascik's summer of climbing, he loses fifteen pounds, finds a few dozen man-dates, and gains respect for the history of these storied mountains (home to cannibalism, gold rushes, shoot-outs, and one of the nation's most famed religious shrines). As much about midlife and male bonding as it is about mountains, Halfway to Heaven tells how weekend warriors can survive them all as they reach for those most distant things -- the summits of mountains and a teenage son. And as one man exceeds the physical achievements of his youth, he discovers that age -- like summit height -- is just a number.

Half Way Home

By Howey, Hugh
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0358051819
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 373
  • File Pdf: half-way-home.pdf

Book Summary:

From the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Wool and the Molly Fyde saga comes a story of teenage colonists marooned on a distant planet. WE WOKE IN FIRE Five hundred colonists have been sent across the stars to settle an alien planet. Vat-grown in a dream-like state, they are educated through simulations by an artificial intelligence and should awaken at thirty years old, fully-trained, and ready to tame the new world. But fifteen years in, an explosion on their vessel kills most of the homesteaders and destroys the majority of their supplies. Worse yet, the sixty that awaken and escape the flames are only half-taught and possess the skills least useful for survival. Naked and terrified, the teens stumble from their fiery baptism ill-prepared for the unfamiliar and harsh alien world around them. Though they attempt to work with the colony A.I. to build a home, tension and misery are rampant, escalating into battles for dominance. Soon they find that their worst enemy isn’t the hostile environment, the A.I., or the blast that nearly killed them. Their greatest danger is each other.

The Halfway House

By Guillermo Rosales
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Isbn : 0811223264
  • Pages : 144
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 871
  • File Pdf: the-halfway-house.pdf

Book Summary:

“This posthumous translation of Rosales, a Cuban-American writer who committed suicide in 1993, delivers a raw, powerful story set in a Miami home for the mentally ill… It’s a frightening, nihilistic cousin of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.”—Publishers Weekly Never before available in English, The Halfway House is a trip to the darkest corners of the human condition. Humiliations, filth, stench, and physical abuse comprise the asphyxiating atmosphere of a halfway house for indigents in Miami where, in a shaken mental state, the writer William Figueras lives after his exile from Cuba. He claims to have gone crazy after the Cuban government judged his first novel “morose, pornographic, and also irreverent, because it dealt harshly with the Communist Party,” and prohibited its publication. By the time he arrives in Miami twenty years later, he is a “toothless, skinny, frightened guy who had to be admitted to a psychiatric ward that very day” instead of the ready-for-success exile his relatives expected to welcome and receive among them. Placed in a halfway house, with its trapped bestial inhabitants and abusive overseers, he enters a hell. Romance appears in the form of Frances, a mentally fragile woman and an angel, with whom he tries to escape in this apocalyptic classic of Cuban literature. “Behind the hardly one hundred pages,” Canarias Diario stated, “is the work of a tireless fabulist, a writer who delights in language, extracting verbs and adjectives which are powerful enough to stop the reader in his tracks.”

Halfway There

By Susan Mallery
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 146031199X
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 746
  • File Pdf: halfway-there.pdf

Book Summary:

Readers have fallen in love with the town and people of Fool's Gold in Susan Mallery's New York Times bestselling series. Meet her latest couple in this special Fool's Gold novella! Fayrene Hopkins may be only twenty-four years old, but she runs her own business and has big plans—plans that don't involve falling in love yet. She's determined to make her mark on the world before settling down. She thinks she's got life all figured out—until she meets Ryan Patterson on her latest job. Fayrene senses his interest in her, and she has to admit he gets her pulse racing. Luckily, starting a relationship with Ryan is safe—he's leaving Fool's Gold when his work contract is up. Ryan has goals of his own and a job waiting for him in Texas. He doesn't expect to get waylaid by a sassy blonde and cozy town. But what started out as temporary is starting to look like the real thing. If only he can convince Fayrene that some plans are made to be broken. Return to Fool's Gold in Just One Kiss, Two of a Kind and Three Little Words. Plus, look for the entire Fool's Gold series—and dozens of other memorable titles by Susan Mallery—available now from Harlequin HQN.

Halfway to Forever

By Karen Kingsbury
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Isbn : 0307769380
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 645
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-forever.pdf

Book Summary:

You wept with them as they were Waiting for Morning You shared their Moment of Weakness Now they face the greatest struggles of their lives. Matt and Hannah Bronzan have found a new life in the face of devastating loss. Together with Hannah’s daughter, Jenny, they are finally moving forward—toward the adoption of a little girl. A younger sister for Jenny, a daughter for them to love and raise together. But just when the dream seems to be coming true, disaster strikes. Can Hannah survive the loss of another daughter? Jade and Tanner Eastman love the Bronzans. Matt and Tanner are partners in a successful religious freedom law firm, and the two couples share a great deal. Not the least of which has been Jade and Tanner’s struggle to have children. When they discover Jade is pregnant, their joy is boundless. Until the joyous event becomes a threat to Jade’s very life. Will Tanner come through decades of loneliness only to face losing Jade one final time? Caught in a desperate battle against all that threatens to derail their faith and sideline their futures, these four struggle together to depend daily on God, regardless of what comes against them, as they journey halfway to forever.

Halfway to the Sky

By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Isbn : 0307529711
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 112
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-the-sky.pdf

Book Summary:

From the Newbery Honor and Schneider Award-winning author of The War that Saved My Life comes Halfway to the Sky, a compelling novel perfect for fans of Rain Reign. Twelve-year-old Dani is running away from home, or what’s left of home anyway. Her older brother, who had muscular dystrophy, died a few months ago. Then her father left and her parents got divorced. Now home is just Dani and her sad, silent mother, and Dani’s got to get away. She plans to do something amazing, and go where her parents will never find her: she’s going to hike the whole Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine. The trail is a legend in her family, the place where her parents met, fell in love, and got married 14 years before. Unfortunately for her master plan, her mother doesn’t have much trouble figuring out where Dani’s gone. Now it’s the two of them, hiking for as long as Dani can manage to persuade her mother to keep going. But Dani’s got an even longer emotional journey to make—and it’s one she and her mom need to make together. "A wise and thoughtful book."-The Bulletin "[Readers] will readily relate to the angst and anger and be intrigued by the details about the Trail itself."-Kirkus Reviews

Halfway Perfect

By Julie Cross,Mark Perini
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1402297203
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 836
  • File Pdf: halfway-perfect.pdf

Book Summary:

"Engagingly and intelligently written, this absorbing novel should work as catnip to fashion-obsessed readers."—Kirkus Reviews Eve's time as a fashion model nearly destroyed her — now she's determined to build a career behind the camera lense. But landing a coveted photography internship brings her face to face with her dark past — just as she's falling for hot male model Alex. Eve had it all—emphasis on had. She was a rising star with a modeling contract destined to catapult her to celebrity...until the devastating night when she walked away from everything, everyone in her life. Eve's worked hard to put her troubled past behind her, and photography's given her a fresh start. She just never thought her dream internship would force her back into the industry that broke her trust and her heart. Alex is a regular, good guy from Nebraska, but as an up-and-coming model, he's learning that appearances are everything. The fake relationship Alex's agent concocted for Alex and his underage costar? That'll land them both the hot jobs. But Alex hadn't counted on falling for Eve, the girl behind the camera. With careers and love on the line, Eve and Alex are about to prove you may want what you can't have—but sometimes it's worth the risk.

Corrections: A Text/Reader

By Mary K. Stohr,Anthony Walsh,Craig Hemmens
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Isbn : 1452289921
  • Pages : 728
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 199
  • File Pdf: corrections.pdf

Book Summary:

Corrections: A Text/Reader, Second Edition is designed for undergraduate and/or graduate corrections courses. Organized like a traditional corrections text, it offers brief authored introductions in a mini-chapter format for each key Section, followed by carefully selected and edited original articles by leading scholars. This hybrid format – ensuring coverage of important material while emphasizing the significance of contemporary research - offers an excellent alternative which recognizes the impact and importance of new directions and policy in this field, and how these advances are determined by research.


By Susan Wiggs
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Isbn : 1459294718
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 666
  • File Pdf: halfway-to-heaven.pdf

Book Summary:

Book 3 of the Calhoun Chronicles by #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs. Washington, D.C., 1870s At a glittering White House gala, Abigail Cabot discovers the man of her dreams. Only, he's not interested…yet. So the gifted lady astronomer, whose passion for measuring stars has left her woefully lacking in social graces, seeks someone to educate her…someone who is a master at the art of seduction. Jamie Calhoun's handsome looks and easy charm have made him as popular on the Senate floor as he is with the capital's most attractive women. But secretly he loathes the cynical, manipulative man he's become. Initially, he befriends Abigail as a means to a political end. But somewhere along the way the plan goes awry. First laughter and then love take them completely by surprise in this wildly romantic story. For a man convinced he's incapable of love and a woman who believes she can reach the stars, could this be a match made in heaven? A historical romance.

Davey's Half-Way Home Cafe

By Davey Doby
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1456726706
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 860
  • File Pdf: davey-s-half-way-home-cafe.pdf

Book Summary:

My name is Francis Earline Edison- Broomfi eld and I was born on December 4, 1929. I was the eighth child, third daughter, born to Edd and Lela Edison. I have been trying to cook as long as I can remember. My mama taught me to do my best. Even if it was only fi eld peas, corn bread, and kool aid. Now after 80 years, I want to leave my soul food recipes to my sons and all my customers at Davey’s HalfWay Home Cafe 5628 Hwy. 15 Louin, MS 39338 Community of Montrose, MS

Half Way Up the Pyramid

By Ernest Hausmann
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781450051460
  • Pages : 49
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 447
  • File Pdf: half-way-up-the-pyramid.pdf

Book Summary:

This book is an autobiography of a Professor Emeritus who came to the States at age 9 speaking two words of English, yes and no. It describes how a person from a nonacademic background gets into a career of biomedical science; the rewards and frustrations of such a career. Many of the rewards and frustrations were unanticipated. It tells us how his life was fulfilled also by things other than his work.

The Half-Way Covenant

By Robert G. Pope
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1579109551
  • Pages : 356
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 577
  • File Pdf: the-half-way-covenant.pdf

Book Summary:

Read and download full book The Half-Way Covenant

Not Half Way, Not Your Way, But God's Way

By John Beresky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1641916109
  • Pages : 238
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 831
  • File Pdf: not-half-way-not-your-way-but-god-s-way.pdf

Book Summary:

Regarding faith, a playwright once said, 'Men still have faith, but today men do not have faith in God. Men have faith in the doctor.' That playwright lived to be ninety-five years old. We need to learn from God's people who lived long. Ask yourself this question: what did Noah or Abraham or Moses or Joshua do to achieve health and longevity? I'm sure they did nothing halfway or their way, but they did things God's way.

Meeting God Half Way

By Dr. Ronald B. Parton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1475978618
  • Pages : 132
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 640
  • File Pdf: meeting-god-half-way.pdf

Book Summary:

It is said if you answer one question ten others pop up in its place! Not only in philosophical mapping is it true, the questions multiply even more for all who look in the God domain. Questions may seem similar, but the diversity of human experience ands the cultural milieu tend to make one think things are actually different language systems. Meeting and knowing God varies for societies; diversity varies within societies, religious intuitions, family traditions’ and an untold more make God communication very difficult. Underneath hem all, they are basically the same. This book on meeting God is not intended to answer questions; it is for the thinking person who has spent a lifetime of examination of oneself and the larger world. We ask with you the reader; and do not tell because we are like you, studying the issues. We offer an open question format. We are not silly enough to think there are absolute answers. We suggest information until something better comes along on the journey. The task is to search and to research some more, until we feel comfortable with a place where we have sought. This may be at the same place where we have started or arrive at a strange place which we never thought existed before our exploration began.

Half Way Here

By Danielle Hubert
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Isbn : 1645305252
  • Pages : 90
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 672
  • File Pdf: half-way-here.pdf

Book Summary:

Half Way Here By: Danielle Hubert Half Way Here is a compilation of moments and experiences, both good and bad, that most people will have in their lifetime; however, these moments are rarely able to be expressed through thoughts and feelings. These moments leave imprints on our hearts, minds, and souls, but we cannot express how they impact us as people. This impactful book will provide you with the tools you need to place these experiences into words and give your soul a voice.

Dick Kent at Half Way House

By Milo Milton Oblinger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : EAN:4066338048134
  • Pages : 124
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 746
  • File Pdf: dick-kent-at-half-way-house.pdf

Book Summary:

"Dick Kent at Half Way House" by Milo Milton Oblinger. 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.

Half Way To Dawn

By Prescott Green
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Arena books
  • Isbn : 1906791821
  • Pages : 305
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 556
  • File Pdf: half-way-to-dawn.pdf

Book Summary:

It's every parent's nightmare. A young girl comes home late after a night out and tells her parents she's been raped. A young vulnerable man is accused, but was it really rape? The job of defending him falls to a young barrister Alex Heston. The only problem is that it's his first big case and his own nightmare is about to begin as he discovers that his own future may depend on the jury reaching what might be the wrong decision for his client. Alex faces a trial of his own as he struggles to cope with the unpredictable future of his career due to personal intrigues amongst barrister colleagues. Will the jury return the right verdict? Alex has one distraction - his developing relationship with the seductive Lucy Hamilton, his solicitor instructing him in the case. She's beautiful, elegant and clever, but can he trust her? Alex has a burning ambition to get close, very close to her.Will Alex have the courage to fight for his client against the odds? Half Way to Dawn is a gripping courtroom drama, with a surprising twist at the end. All the facts and procedures are presented as true to life, the author himself being a barrister with many years of courtroom experience.

Meeting China Halfway

By Lyle J. Goldstein
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Isbn : 1626161623
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 622
  • File Pdf: meeting-china-halfway.pdf

Book Summary:

Though a US China conflict is far from inevitable, major tensions are building in the Asia-Pacific region. These strains are the result of historical enmity, cultural divergence, and deep ideological estrangement, not to mention apprehensions fueled by geopolitical competition and the closely related “security dilemma.” Despite worrying signs of intensifying rivalry, few observers have provided concrete paradigms to lead this troubled relationship away from disaster. This book is dramatically different in that Lyle J. Goldstein’s focus is on laying bare both US and Chinese perceptions of where their interests clash and proposing new paths to ease bilateral tensions through compromise. Each chapter contains a “cooperation spiral” —the opposite of an escalation spiral—to illustrate these policy proposals. Goldstein makes one hundred policy proposals over the course of this book to inaugurate a genuine debate regarding cooperative policy solutions to the most vexing problems in US-China relations. Goldstein not only parses findings from American scholarship but also breaks new ground by analyzing hundreds of Chinese-language sources, including military publications, never before evaluated by Western experts. Meeting China Halfway, new in paperback, remains a refreshing and unique contribution to the study of the world’s most important bilateral relationship.

Nonsense Novels

By Stephen Leacock
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Isbn : 1447494245
  • Pages : 228
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 465
  • File Pdf: nonsense-novels.pdf

Book Summary:

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.