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Mating for Life

By Marissa Stapley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 147679748X
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 681
  • File Pdf: mating-for-life.pdf

Book Summary:

Maine meets Girls in White Dresses in this Globe and Mail bestseller about three very different sisters, their feminist mother, and what it takes to love someone—whether it be family, friends, or spouses—for life. Former folk singer Helen Sear was a feminist wild child, raising three daughters, Liane, Ilsa and Fiona (each by different fathers) largely on her own. Now in her sixties, Helen has fallen in love with a traditional man who desperately wants to marry her—and while she’s fearful of losing him, she’s equally afraid she’ll betray everything she’s ever stood for if she goes through with it. Her youngest daughter, Liane, is in the heady early days of a relationship with the love of her life. But he has an ex-wife and two daughters—and her new role as “step-something” doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Ilsa, an artist, is fervently hoping her second marriage will stick. Yet her world feels like it is slowly shrinking, and she realizes she may need to break free again, even if it means disrupting the lives of her two young children. And then there’s Fiona, the eldest sister, who discovers her husband has been harboring a huge secret, which makes her own past harder to ignore. To regain stability, she must face some hard truths, and alter her impossibly high expectations. Through these alternating perspectives, and with pitch-perfect honesty and heartwarming humor, Stapley explores sex, marriage, and how the many roles that women play are often at odds with each other. Ultimately a celebration of the redemptive power of love in all its forms, Mating for Life is a stunning, memorable debut.

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  • File Pdf: swipe-right.pdf

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This bundle features Swipe Right to Mate, Swipe Right for Love, and Swipe Right for Passion! Swipe Right to Mate Victoria is floundering. She's lost her home, her boyfriend, everything... rather than go back to her parents with her tail tucked between her legs, or inconvenience her best friend, she decides to take matters into her own hands. When she comes across a mating app, Tori thinks she may have just found a way to solve all of her problems, and maybe, just maybe, find love along the way. A trial period with Mal, the sexy bear shifter who contacted her seems like the answer. But, when she gets there and realizes it's not only Mal she's there to meet, but also his best friend Kai, will this opportunity be more than this human bargained for? Swipe Right to Mate is the first in a new trilogy by DJ Bryce. This is a menage standalone about a desperate woman finding exactly what she needs, where she least expects it. Swipe Right for Love Katja is lost. After finally dumping her douche of an ex, she thought she had things figured out. A job as a nanny, which offered room, board and stability. But, when she loses that, Katja realizes she's left with nothing. When she comes across a mating app, Katja hopes she's found a way to dust herself off and start anew. She's not looking for love, just companionship and a place to call home. Bane lost his mate five years ago and has since lived his life for his daughter, Sloane. Now that she'd getting older, he's realized that Sloane needs more than he can offer, so he allows his friends to talk him into joining the mating app that changed their lives. The only stipulation, is that the women he meets have to pass his tests before they can meet his daughter, and need to know they have no hope of winning his heart. Swipe Right to Love is the second in a new trilogy by DJ Bryce. It follows two people eager for companionship, who are determined not to let love in their lives. The thing is... love doesn't always follow the rules. Swipe Right for Passion Shonda is lonely. Over a decade ago, she'd fallen for the man she knew was her mate, only to have him flee the pack and never return. She's lived her life on automatic. No boyfriends, no excitement, only work and friends. When she learns that the man she loves has joined a mating service and has an active profile on the app, Shonda knows this may be her last chance to be with the man who's always owned her heart, even if she has to lie to make it happen. Grayson likes being alone. He has his farm, his solitude, and the occasional visit from his brother, Bane, and Bane's family. For years that has been enough, but now... Gray wants more. Not ready to leave his land, he decides to follow in his brother's footsteps and try to find a mate. He just needs someone who'll be okay living on the outskirts of society. Swipe Right for Passion is the third in a new trilogy by DJ Bryce. Can two people who missed their opportunity at fate get a second chance at their happily ever after?

Hazel Wolf

By Susan Starbuck
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Isbn : 0295803479
  • Pages : 408
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 636
  • File Pdf: hazel-wolf.pdf

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When Hazel Wolf died, at the age of 101, more than nine hundred of her friends -- from the governor of Washington to union organizers, from birdwatchers to hunters -- crowded Town Hall in Seattle to honor the feisty activist and tell the often outrageous "Hazel stories" that were their common currency. In this book, Hazel herself tells the stories. From twenty years of taped conversations, Susan Starbuck has fashioned both a biography and a historical document, the tale of a century�s forces and events as played out in one woman's extraordinary life. Hazel Wolf earned a national reputation as an environmentalist and was awarded the National Audubon Society's Medal of Excellence, an honor she shared with Rachel Carson and Jimmy Carter. She laid the groundwork for a unique coalition of Native Americans and environmentalists who are now working together on issues related to nuclear energy, fisheries, and oil pipelines. She lectured and taught at schools and universities all over the United States. She lobbied Congress on irrigration, labor rights, nuclear energy, and peace, and she corresponded with a global network of environmental leaders. But for all her influence, she never held a political post higher than precinct committee officer in Seattle�s 43rd legislative district, and her highest office in the environmental movement was that of secretary in the Seattle Audubon Society, where she served for thirty-five years. This book follows Hazel Wolf from childhood to old age, a lifetime of burning with a fierce desire for justice. She saw the quest for justice as a collective responsibility. Time and again, she met that challenge head on. Whether organizing for labor rights or founding chapters of the Audubon Society, battling to save old-growth forests or fighting deportation to her native Canada as a communist, over and over she put herself in the line of fire. "I was just there," she said, "powerless and strong, someone who wouldn�t chicken out."

Bald Eagles

By Stan Tekiela
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Adventure Publications
  • Isbn : 1647551463
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 239
  • File Pdf: bald-eagles.pdf

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Enter the World of the Eagle with Stan’s Amazing Photography If you’ve ever seen an eagle fly gracefully over an unbroken forest or watched it snatch a fish from the surface of a crystal-clear lake, you probably experienced a feeling of inspiration. Award-winning author, naturalist, and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela believes that eagles are the most majestic of birds. He spent years studying bald eagles, noting their behaviors and capturing them in photographs. Stan’s research spanned major events such as migration and courtship, as well as everyday activities including feeding and sleeping. The result is a striking portrayal of these amazing raptors in Bald Eagles. Stan’s extraordinary photographs depict the birds of prey in a new, unique fashion. His fascinating text, drawn from detailed research and personal observations, provides information about every aspect of the eagles’ lives. Presented with headings and short paragraphs, the coffee-table book is pleasurable to browse and easy to read. “My sentiment for this bird of prey runs deep,” says Stan. “I’m sure you feel the same. Because of this widespread affection toward our national symbol, I am confident the future of the eagle will stay as bright as our nation and as wonderful as the people who care for this bird.” Unmatched by any other book on the market, Bald Eagles is a must-have for bird watchers, raptor enthusiasts, and nature lovers.

Looking with Forever Eyes

By Mary Whelchel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Isbn : 1441226109
  • Pages : 144
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 472
  • File Pdf: looking-with-forever-eyes.pdf

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As Christians, we possess an ability we use too rarely--the ability to see things with the fresh insight and perspective of the kingdom of God. Mary Whelchel says that anyone who has been reborn as a child of God has the gift of "Forever Eyes." When we look through our "Forever Eyes," we see things that are invisible and eternal, and our new perspective changes us to be more like Jesus. With your "Forever Eyes," you have a fresh take on everything around you--your friends, family, and other people; your successes and failures; your money and possessions; the way you spend your time; your marriage or singleness; and more. God has gifted you to see everything in your life in a fresh way. Let this practical book be the eye-opener you've been looking for!

The Mating Chase

By Bonnie Vanak
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bonnie Vanak Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 54
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 546
  • File Pdf: the-mating-chase.pdf

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Welcome to the sensual world of the Lupine, where the burning drive to mate claims all... Home from college, where men teased her for being overweight, Beth doesn't fit into pack life at the Mitchell ranch. Because she’s forgotten how to shift into a wolf, the pack alpha has ordered her to choose a mate or leave. The only male Beth desires is Dale, a fiercely protective Lupine who loathes the human lifestyle she embraces. She hungers for the handsome shifter’s touch, but fears their differences are too vast to overcome. Dale has waited for four long years for Beth’s return. Her scent ignites his desire and her voluptuous body fires his blood. He is determined to awaken her to the sensual world of the Lupine. Although she acts more “Skin” than wolf, he can’t deny his overwhelming drive to claim her. As the heat of passion threatens to consume them both, a new peril arises. Someone is killing a local rancher’s livestock and blaming it on wolves, endangering the pack’s ability to shapeshift. It will take all Beth’s courage and Dale’s skill to find the enemy threatening to destroy their world...

The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost It

By Lisa Shanahan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Isbn : 0375891153
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 616
  • File Pdf: the-sweet-terrible-glorious-year-i-truly-completely-lost-it.pdf

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IN MY FAMILY, when anyone rides the wave of their emotions, we say they're chucking a birkett. When the emotion drives out all common sense, we say they're chucking a big one. The telltale signs are: flaming cheeks, shortness of breath, bulging eyes, and a prolonged illogical outburst.Gemma Stone is convinced that it's always unseemly to chuck a birkett and that it's actually insane to chuck one in front of a complete stranger. But that was before she fell for a boy who barely knows she exists, before she auditioned for the school play, before she met the family of freaks her sister Debbie is marrying into, before the unpredictable Raven De Head took an interest in her, and before she realized that at the right time and for the right reason, a birkett could be a beautiful thing.

Marriage Claws

By Paige Cuccaro
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Swerve
  • Isbn : 1250129230
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 109
  • File Pdf: marriage-claws.pdf

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A sassy, sexy debut about a young woman who agrees to marry her billionaire playboy nemesis to save her business, only to find out he's also a werewolf and that her problems are just getting started. There are two things Kate Affetto will do anything to protect: the younger brother she's raised ever since their father walked out, and the small diner she's managed to start from nothing in New York City. Things might not always be easy, but at least she gets to call all the shots and follow her own heart. That is until Jack Pensione, irritatingly gorgeous billionaire playboy and CEO/heir to the family empire shows up at her diner with an ultimatum: find $3 million to purchase the space, or vacate so it can be turned into condos. But Kate isn't going down without a fight. So when Jack offers a third option—marry him, and he'll gift her the space—she agrees, knowing it'll save the life she's built for herself and her brother, and that the marriage will be over practically before it's begun. After all, it's not as if she actually likes Jack, or as if he's actually attracted her at all... Little does she know he's also a werewolf, that he's vying to be the alpha of his pack, and that her problems are just getting started.

Maximus J.O.E

By Harley Brattain
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Isbn : 1662423853
  • Pages : 342
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 273
  • File Pdf: maximus-j-o-e.pdf

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Justice in 2035 is theater, and the Justices tasked with meting out the sentences are the biggest stars the world has ever seen. The leader in this exotic group of show people called JOEYs, for Justices of Execution, Maximus Subban is concerned at the rise of a new and powerful member to their organization, SAID-GOD (Secondary Appeals Input Data Generating Optimum Decision), an artificially intelligent being that appears to play by a different set of rules. While working on a mysterious case of a boy who by most accounts has been wrongfully sentenced to death, Max senses the computer program has cheated the system, colluding with the powers that be to bring forth an execution guaranteed to generate television ratings never before achieved. The boy, Christopher Dawson, is just fourteen years of age, and no one this young has ever been executed before. Along with his fellow JOEYs, Max decides to take on the machine and the governmental forces that back it. The unfolding of the story is filled with constant twists and unusual characters that carry Max and his crew to places they could never have expected.

Cabin Fever

By Tom Montgomery Fate
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Isbn : 0807000973
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 188
  • File Pdf: cabin-fever.pdf

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Cabin Fever might be described as a modern Walden, if you can imagine Thoreau married, with a job, three kids, and a minivan. A seasonal memoir written alternately from a little cabin in the Michigan woods and a house in suburban Chicago, the book engages readers in a serious yet irreverent conversation about Thoreau's relevance in the modern age. The author turns Thoreau's immortal statement "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately" on its head with the phrase "I got married and had children because I wished to live deliberately." Though Fate spends half his time at the cabin, this is no world-renouncing, back-to-nature paean. Unlike Thoreau during his Walden years, he balances his solitude with full engagement in family and civic life. Fate's writing reflects this balancing of nature and family in stories such as "The Confused Cardinal," in which a male cardinal feeds chicks of another species and leads to a reflection on parenting; "In the Time of Cicadas," which juxtaposes his wife's hysterectomy with the burgeoning fecundity of the seventeen-year cicadas coming out to mate; and in a beautiful essay reminiscent of E. B. White's "Once More to the Lake," in which Fate takes his son to the same cabin his father took him as a child. In his exploration of how we are to live "a more deliberate life" amid a high-tech, materialist culture, Fate invites readers into an interrogation of their own lives, and into a new kind of vision: the possibility of enough in a culture of more.