This is the Amazing but true story of Lori Dawn Cartagena, a glamorous young Australian Entertainer who traveled to America after spending over twelve months from 1968 to 1969, entertaining American and Australian troops in Vietnam during the war. After surviving numerous ambushes and mortar attacks, Lori eventually flees war torn Asia and arrives in Canada. After a brief affair with a handsome, charming Toronto businessman, she moves to Florida to join a stage show where she finds herself in another desperate situation. Lori discovers she is pregnant and eventually has to make the most heartbreaking decision of her young life. as soon as her newborn son was taken away from her, Lori vowed she would one day find him again. She tried several times, but to no avail. However, 34 years later-he found her. The reunion was the most wonderful event both mother and son could only have dreamed of over those long, agonising years.
From years of pastoral experience and the heartbreak of losing his own son, the author knows that grief is anything but a tidy, predictable progression. Written in short, easy chapters, this book can help readers free themselves from the painful grief that grips their hearts.
"Doogie Howser, M.D. meets The Fault in Our Stars in this tender romcom." —Teen Vogue The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds—and falls head over heels—in Sona Charaipotra's contemporary romantic comedy Symptoms of a Heartbreak. Sixteen-year-old Saira has always juggled family, friendships, and her Girl Genius celebrity. Now, as the youngest med school graduate ever, she can finally achieve her mission to treat young people dealing with cancer. But proving herself in life-or-death situations is tough when everyone from her boss to her patients can't see past her age to trust her skills. And working in the same hospital as her mom isn't making things any easier! Life gets even more complicated when Saira falls for a teenage patient. To improve his chances, she risks her lifelong dream—and it could cost her everything. In her solo debut, Sona Charaipotra brings us a compelling #ownvoices protagonist who’s not afraid to chase what she wants. Symptoms of a Heartbreak goes from romantic comedy highs to tearjerker lows and is the ultimate cure-all for every reader needing an infusion of something heartfelt. An Imprint Book "Fans of YA contemporary don't want to miss this one." —Buzzfeed
"What do you mean, I'm under arrest?" Single mom Sarah Connelly can't believe the man she used to be in love with is throwing her in the clink. Sheriff Patrick "Finn" Finnegan keeps assuring Sarah he'll get her out of this mess, but her trust in him was annihilated long ago. Still, just being in his larger-than-life presence sets Sarah's pulse racing…. Finn knows in his heart Sarah is innocent of murdering town bad-girl Teresa Donovan. But he can't ignore the overwhelming evidence against Sarah—nor the desire he still feels for her. Somehow he's got to find the real killer and convince the only woman he'll ever love to give him a second chance.
Full of practical insight, Am I a Priority in Your Life or an Option? is an in-depth guide that helps readers understand how men really think and act when it comes to their relationships with women. The author shares his personal experiences on what it was like to be used by the women he dated and discusses the heartbreak and pain he endured through the years with them. It also deals with all the lies that men tell when it comes to dating, romance and sex. Most importantly, this book sheds light on whether women are priorities or are mere tokens for men. The message behind this book is clear: To hurt someone because you are hurting is absolutely wrong and immoral.
"Real World Adobe GoLive 6" is the definitive, in-depth guide for Web pros and beginners alike who want to create professional Web sites with Adobe GoLive 6. Users will learn to use GoLive for page creation, editing, and site management, and will learn to work with images, tables, and color.
If you’re like the majority of the estimated 12 million employees in the U.S. who have stock options as a key component to their compensation packages, you have a vague notion, at best, of how options work and what they can mean to your financial well being. What’s the vesting schedule for your shares and how will their strike price be set? What type of stock option grant will you receive, an ISO (incentive stock option) or an NQSO (non-qualified stock option)? What tax rules apply to your option program? Your financial future could depend on your knowing the answers to these and other questions regarding your company’s stock option plan. Confused by all the brouhaha surrounding stock options? Let expert Alan Simon demystify this often-confusing investment vehicle for you. Featuring clear explanations of how your stock options might make you money—or not—this friendly guide fills you in on what you need to know to: Understand different types of stock options Read and find traps in your stock option agreement Evaluate the pros and cons of company investment vehicles Assess vesting schedules and tax laws Tap Web resources Simon demystifies the jargon, rules, and tax consequences of stock options. He provides a realistic picture of what to expect from your options, and he helps you see past the hype to understand what your employer is really offering. Important topics covered include: What you need to know before accepting a compensation package that includes options Developing a stock option philosophy and clear-cut goals Knowing whether you’re being treated fairly by your company Making sense of the language of stock options agreements Getting a handle on key restrictions on how you exercise your options Stock option valuation Tax rules and how they apply to different types of options How stock options can be affected by changes at your company Stock Options For Dummies is the only guide you’ll need to get the most out of this important investment vehicle.
This is an explicit and detailed guide, an intelligent "how-to" book for professionals. It lays the groundwork and creates context by exploring essential concepts, defines terms that may be new or unfamiliar, and then moves forward with practical software techniques. All the while it is building on the existing knowledge and experience of its professional design audience. Taking Your Talent to the Web is based on the Populi Curriculum in Web Communications Design, developed by Jeffrey Zeldman in cooperation with Populi, Inc., (www.populi.com) and the Pratt Institute. The book's purpose is to guide traditional art directors and print designers as they expand their existing careers to include the new field of professional Web Design.