I started winning a lot; my dad was so happy, and since my parents supported me so much with all their time and money, I surely did not want to disappoint them.
As much as I was in love with Wendy, the attraction toward certain guys though ...
Author: Roland Alric
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This book displays my severe confusion on my own sexual orientation starting at the young age of twelve years old not totally understanding myself or my place in life until the age of fifty years old. I also write about my personal struggles with homophobia from others, verbal abuse (both mentally and physically), society labeling, and raising my two loving daughters through some very turbulent, trying years. In addition, I tackle my suicidal thoughts, the death of both my parents, and the family values learned. I also explain what it is like living with AIDS daily, dealing with the stigma from AIDS, my strength, my sheer determination of never giving up and taking full responsibility for my own life without blaming anyone.
Then, when Jennifer crashed during gymnastics on an easy stunt that she had
done many times, Gina saw the look of putty-like fatigue on their daughter's face.
Their first thought was that they had involved her in too many activities.
Author: Edward Pavlik
Category: Sports & Recreation
Evan Pannick resumes his life after he and his soccer team have been in a hostage situation on Labor Day. It is back to normal after escaping and being on national TV or is it? Does that one huge day in his life where everything changed, alter him, his life and his future? Is it possible that his own perceptions and those around him have been changed? Evan Pannick returns to his pleasant reality in the place he loves and faces the familiar with a new perspective. A perspective that has sharp edges and dark implications.
Because it would besoeasy to do,as thatlittle face looked up at her, drinking her
bottle,her tiny hands curledintofistsat her chin. She was just five and a halfpounds
. The baby stared her with at innocence, and abitof suspicion inthat little frown, ...
Author: Maryann McFadden
Publisher: Hachette UK
Everyone needs a dream . . . Claire Noble gave up on her dreams a long time ago. A single mother and respected history teacher, she has also been caring for her aging parents. But now it's finally Claire's turn. She has fallen in love with Rick Saunders, who is offering her both security and the opportunity to travel. Before their fall wedding, she will be leaving for a summer on Cape Cod, where the fabled light has been luring artists for a century; and the chance of a lifetime to study with one of the most noted photographers in the country. But just as Claire is about to step into her new life, her estranged daughter suddenly shows up with a backpack full of problems. Claire's father reveals a fifty-year-old secret that threatens to unravel their family. Her mother confides that at seventy-eight years old, she's still waiting for the love of her life. And a chance encounter with an environmental writer results in an intriguing new relationship, undermining Claire's certainty that she's found the man with whom she hopes to spend the rest of her life. In the midst of all this turbulence, Claire begins to question everything she thought she wanted. And surprisingly, so do her mother and her daughter. Set in the lush, rolling hills of northern New Jersey and the romantic, windswept dunes of Cape Cod, So Happy Together is the story of three generations of women who find their lives, and dreams, suddenly transformed in ways they never could have imagined. But ultimately, it is the heartbreaking and joyful journey of one woman who comes to realize that when you're a mother, or a daughter, you are never truly free.
We have chains, though no eye beholds them; and are slaves, though men call
us free.” “ Is it so with all?” he asked. “ It is so with all,” answered the weaver, “
with the ... Thy face is too happy.” And he turned away scowling, and threw the ...
They believe that achieving will make them happy again or that they are in the
right, which is something that everyone will ... For example, in Asia, children are
still cautioned against being too happy or showing too much sparkling peach luck
Author: Lillian Bridges
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
An exciting new, full-colour edition of Face Reading in Chinese Medicine featuring over 200 colour photographs and practical instructions on how to conduct a face reading! Face reading has been part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for many centuries, and Professor Lillian Bridges is a popular academic and international lecturer on the subject who gained her fascinating knowledge through her family line of Master Face Readers in China. Based on an understanding of the shapes, markings and features of a face, practitioners can learn about the health and life of a patient relating to the principles of Chinese medicine. In addition to understanding how the body's internal functions - physical, psychological and emotional - can be seen on a face, practitioners can also learn how to evaluate Shen to understand non-verbal expressions. Technical and detailed information is presented in an upbeat, insightful and highly readable manner. This was the first book to focus on the deeper aspects of face reading and diagnosis, this edition includes ancient Taoist knowledge regarding the Original Face and Facial Jing and Qi markers which have previously only been taught through the oral tradition. Clear discussions demonstrate how this technique can be used as a supplement to other diagnostic tools in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Engaging, insightful, highly readable text is written by a well-known and experienced lecturer in the field. Extensive illustrations give you a clear understanding of theories and techniques. A focus on the deeper aspects of face reading and diagnosis helps readers become more conscious of their actions, reactions, and the health consequences of behavior.
The girl's face glowed at the news. ... “You do not look too happy at the idea of
seein him, Lady Mary. ... It was hard to hide her emotions from the girl, but she
was not at all certain she could face Staff after that interview with Will's sour sister.
Author: Karen Harper
Publisher: Broadway Books
She survived her own innocence, and the treachery of Europe’s royal courts; The Last Boleyn is the story of the rise and fall of the Boleyns, one of England’s most powerful families, through the eyes of the eldest daughter, Mary. Although her sister, Anne, the queen; her brother, George, executed alongside Anne; and her father, Thomas, are most remembered by history, Mary was the Boleyn who set into motion the chain of events that brought about the family’s meteoric rise to power, as well as the one who managed to escape their equally remarkable fall. Sent away to France at an extraordinarily young age, Mary is quickly plunged into the dangerous world of court politics, where everything is beautiful but deceptive, and everyone she meets is watching and quietly manipulating the events and people around them. As she grows into a woman, Mary must navigate both the dangerous waters ruled by two kings and the powerful will of her own family in order to find a place for herself and the love she so deeply desires.
I got it, I'm not brainless, but here, in my and Sunshine's room, I started feeling the
good, the happy, the love of my sister and grandparents. I didn't feel ... “I am so
sorry, but I'm so happy to see you, my love, and I see your mother's face in you.
Author: Cathy Lamb
Publisher: Kensington Books
In this warm, funny, thoroughly candid novel, acclaimed author Cathy Lamb introduces an unforgettable heroine who’s half the woman she used to be, and about to find herself for the first time... Two years and 170 pounds ago, Stevie Barrett was wheeled into an operating room for surgery that most likely saved her life. Since that day, a new Stevie has emerged, one who walks without wheezing, plants a garden for self-therapy, and builds and paints fantastical wooden chairs. At thirty-five, Stevie is the one thing she never thought she’d be: thin. But for everything that’s changed, some things remain the same. Stevie’s shyness refuses to melt away. She still can’t look her gorgeous neighbor in the eye. The Portland law office where she works remains utterly dysfunctional, as does her family—the aunt, uncle, and cousins who took her in when she was a child. To top it off, her once supportive best friend clearly resents her weight loss. By far the biggest challenge in Stevie’s new life lies in figuring out how to define her new self. Collaborating with her cousins to plan her aunt and uncle’s problematic fortieth anniversary party, Stevie starts to find some surprising answers—about who she is, who she wants to be, and how the old Stevie evolved in the first place. And with each revelation, she realizes the most important part of her transformation may not be what she’s lost, but the courage and confidence she’s gathering, day by day. As achingly honest as it is witty, Such A Pretty Face is a richly insightful novel of one woman’s search for love, family, and acceptance, of the pain we all carry—and the wonders that can happen when we let it go at last.
He doesn't look very happy to me,” said Wilma Willow. “He might be dancing but
he really looks sad!” She was referring to his pouting face and droopy purple
leaves. “You sure do look strange,” She commented. Wilma Willow had decided
Author: Joyce Timberlake
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The Happy Tree is a mischievous, lovable little creature who is an outcast from his forest home because he accidentally started a fire with a “magic glass on a stick” (magnifying glass). In the process of trying to save the youngest Joy Baby, Angie, the Happy Tree uses the leaves on his top knot to smother the fire. But something terrible happens! His leaves change from green to purple! When this happens, he becomes a social outcast with the tree town elders. The Happy Tree is the Joy Babies’ constant companion.
My mother had become all the more happy when I told her that I had been to the
pilgrimage of 'Martand' also and that I had seen the signature of my father on the
long book of Pt. Mohan Lal. She had further felt too satisfied that I had performed
"You asked me about your faces, and what I could read in them; I will tell you with
the greatest pleasure. You, Adelaida Ivanovna, have a very happy face; it is the
most sympathetic of the three. Not to speak of your natural beauty, one can look ...
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication. Poor Folk The Double Notes From The Underground Crime and Punishment The Gambler The Idiot The Possessed (The Devils) A Raw Youth The Dream of a Ridiculous Man The Brothers Karamazov
His plan was to sort the pictures out and have them framed so that their impact
would be greater and, also, to make them ... it occurs to him Martin might just as
easily share Daniela's enthusiasm and be only too happy to become involved;
Author: Charles Lambert
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
When Andrew – a second-hand-book dealer – comes across a pile of photographs from police archives, he decides to exhibit them. But then the gallery is raided the day before the opening, and the photos seized with surprising violence. It soon becomes clear that someone, somewhere, wants to keep the images hidden. Who? Why? And who can Andrew turn to for help - in a world where kidnap, subterfuge and even murder are the norm, and where no one is safe or above suspicion? 'A sophisticated literary thriller set on the seamier fringe of Rome's gay scene, a magnet for the lonely and displaced located a long way off the tourist trail' Guardian ‘Charles Lambert writes as if his life depends on it. He takes risks at every turn’ Hannah Tinti ‘Charles Lambert is a seriously good writer’ Beryl Bainbridge ‘A slow-burning, beautifully written crime story that brings to life the Rome that tourists don’t see’ Daily Telegraph
Even so, she walked to the church with a light step, humming a lively tune she'd
heard her father sing many times. ... “What's the matter with you? Your face is too
... happy. Like a dog with a fresh bone.” “I am happy.” Maud narrowed her eyes ...
Author: Melanie Dickerson
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Romance, intrigue, and danger abound in this five-book bind-up of Melanie Dickerson’s bestselling fairy-tale retellings. The Healer’s Apprentice: Rose has been appointed as a healer’s apprentice at Hagenheim Castle, and when Lord Hamlin—the future duke—is injured, it is Rose who tends to him. As she works to heal his wound, she begins to fall in love, and wonders if he feels the same. But Lord Hamlin is betrothed to a mysterious young woman in hiding. As Rose’s life spins toward confusion, she must take the first steps on a journey to discover her own destiny. The Merchant’s Daughter: Annabel is trapped in indentured servitude to Lord Ranulf, a recluse who is rumored to be both terrifying and beastly. She soon finds he is actually very kind and caring, and the two strike up a friendship that could soon become more. Then Annabel becomes involved in a situation that could possibly lead to Ranulf’s demise. The Fairest Beauty: Sophie desperately wants to get away from her stepmother’s jealousy, and receives her chance when Gabe arrives from Hagenheim Castle to rescue her, claiming she is betrothed to his older brother. Though romance is impossible--she is his brother’s future wife, and Gabe himself is betrothed to someone else--the pair flee to the Cottage of the Seven to find help. Before long both must not only protect each other from the dangers around them, they must also protect their hearts. The Captive Maiden: When Gisela learns the duke’s son, Valten--the boy she has daydreamed about for years--is throwing a ball in hopes of finding a wife, she vows to find a way to attend, even if it’s only for a taste of a life she’ll never have. To her surprise, she catches Valten’s eye. Though he is rough around the edges, Gisela finds Valten is everything she hoped he would be. But other forces are bent on keeping the two from falling further in love, putting Gisela in more danger than she ever imagined. The Princess Spy: Margaretha has always been a romantic, and hopes her newest suitor, Lord Claybrook, is destined to be her one true love. But then an injured man is brought to Hagenheim Castle, claiming to be an English lord who was attacked by Claybrook and left for dead. And only Margaretha--one of the few who speaks his language--understands the wild story. It is up to her to save her father, Colin, and Hagenheim itself from Claybrook’s wicked plot.
The cover was all black with a yellow and black smiley face in its center. When
Magdelene ... But that's not unusual; they enjoy those who act in a manner that
they are too afraid, too moral, and too rational to do their selves. Who do you
The group pledged half of all their proceeds to charity and decided to divide the
other half among themselves. I was only too happy to reward their wish to be
enterprising and philanthropic, especially since it got them outside on a beautiful
Author: Shmuley Boteach
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
A world famous thinker, author, lecturer, and activist, whose diverse, acclaimed and immensely popular body of work covers such subjects as religion, relationships, and bravery, Boteach now turns his attention to America's present state of mind and comes to the conclusion that fear is crippling society with unprecedented force. The only way to escape this climate is to learn what fear is and how to overcome it. He tackles fear headlong and answers the following questions: What is fear? What is it doing to us? Why is it affecting us now more than ever before? How can we be so powerful a society yet so succeptible to fear? How can we conquer it? Why do we need to conquer it? Face Your Fear is a book so relevant that it has a chance to be absorbed by society's consciousness and to change the way we think.
But I did and now you're here and it's too late because I don't know where he is
and I'm sorry. ... I feel like they're tears of relief rather than tears of worry. “I'm so happy it's you,” she says, keeping her hands locked on my face. “I'm so happy it ...
Author: Colleen Hoover
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Daniel does not believe in love at first sight until he lays eyes on Six, a girl with a quirky personality, but a secret from the past could jeopardize their chance at happily ever after.
Diana Strelow. I play the piano a lot; I 'm almost happy when I do. I 've gotten so
that I 'm good at it, too. ... “The vision was so amazing and so beautiful—a man's face, sort of, blinked at me for a powerful instant, over the heads of the children.
Author: Diana Strelow
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
You cant get there from here. Not any more. No road exists today to take you to take anyone anywhere near the place where the awful things happened. The reason no one can go there, though, is that its no longer there -- the ostensibly happy and naive; the joyfully prosperous world that was America in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Id made a life in that world; living in it was for me, for a long time, incredibly good; But one day everything I loved and believed in and counted on became something more horrible, even, than I remembered happening years before; what happened to my life now would take years to overcome. When I was thirteen, my father--- in almost every way an intelligent, kind, sensitive man, found himself gratifying my mothers rage: I had talked back angrily to one or both of them. I was not a beautiful child; I knew that and hated it. And later Id know that Mama wanted no ugly duckling in her life-- I loved Mama, but what she couldnt feel for me was clear. Too often a terrible scene would begin to play itself out; insane, angry violence would again overwhelm me, demolishing everything I was; Id feel it for the rest of the day and the night as well. And as Daddy imparted his rage to me -- to my life itself -- my own anger would rise to meet it; the scenes that took place at our house were terrible. And later, the halting, painful, always slow climb up the stairs to bed was always more of an ordeal than I could bear to face. And I was sure that with every blow my father administered, as he swung again and again at my head,, that my life had already been ruined, that I could never overcome what had been happening. Although for years I hoped I was wrong about that, and I did my best.... and continued to hope.....
Crow's face didn't look too happy. He stepped back, stood on Kyle's foot and Kyle
yelped. Inside the den there was a louder squeal. I planted my hands on my hips,
like I was some cowboy in a film, “That ghost hates the kind of person who'd ...
Author: Janis Mackay
Publisher: Floris Books
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Award 2013 Younger Readers (8-11 years) category. I'm not mad, ok? I know this sounds off the wall, but I was just walking to the corner shop and this girl almost got hit by a car. She grabbed hold of me and told me her name's Agatha Black and she's here from the past. At first I thought she was nuts but maybe it's true. She doesn't get traffic, she's freaked out by photos and she's terrified of TV. And she knows about the past -- body snatchers, making fires, and pet monkeys. Her dad does a bit of time travel. But obviously, he's not very good at it. I mean, he got her lost. Now it's me that has to get her back ? to 1812!
Darleen looked at her with a worried expression on her face. Even she could ... In
the circumstances, she'd been very understanding about hardly having seen her.
She knew Lise would have to take priority for now. “Oh, yes, I'm so, so happy.
Author: Kathleen Baird-Murray
Small-town reporter Kate Miller has never been a fashion do—until now. Kate Miller is no beauty expert. The rookie reporter from small-town England can?t walk properly in a pair of heels and doesn?t know the first thing about waxing. But then she receives an incredible phone call. Darling magazine in New York wantsher to be their new beauty editor! So what if she has no idea whether gray eyeshadow is the new black kohl? Suddenly Kate?along with her deep-discount clothes and hopelessly dated hair?is in the Big Apple, being swept away by the world of fashion. But she better find a way to put a positive spin on plastic surgery for the big yearly supplement or she?ll lose everything??including the hotshot plastic surgeon-to-the-stars who thinks Kate?s beauty is way more than skin deep.
Qassem would tell him to do so, just so he could see the look on his face. Ahmed
had been too happy about what he did, too proud about his place in life, and
Qassem wanted to see that crushed. Why? Qassem wasn't sure. "Have you
Author: Nelson Lowhim
Publisher: Eiso Publishing
This is the entire set of The Struggle Trilogy. It includes The Struggle, The Struggle Knows Not, and The Logic of Morals. "The struggle knows not the logic of morals" is an Arabic saying. A man, Walid, lives in Baghdad, where bombs tear apart markets and flesh, Americans shoot at anyone who crosses them and the police are too scared to stop murderers as the streets run red with blood. Walid must protect his family, his neighborhood, from this onslaught of violence. But how? He decides to use his brains and gun. As a consequence, he dives into the underbelly of a city in the throes of civil war. Fighting other Iraqis and the Americans, Walid must figure out how to live just one more day. Mohammad, Walid's childhood companion, decides to sell out his friend to get personal justice. Qassem, an Iranian, trained to work in the shadows for Tehran, plays with men's lives to achieve his goals. Douglass, an American soldier, dutifully carries out his mission. Everyone fights to come out on top, but not all of them can survive. Who will make it to see another day?
“I can't understand! They always told me this would never happen, that it couldn't
happen! Oh,just imagine the look on his face when he hears! He'll be so happy,”
Corina whispered. The look upon Corina's face couldn't have been the sweeter.
Author: JA Sauber
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Growing up as a gifted child, Kaleb has always been able to do things no one has seen. Eventually his ultimate dream of inventing a new math comes to reality. However, as an adult he falls for a pretty girl in college named Corina. Her greatest wish in life is one they tell her she cant have. Kalebs secrets get out to the public and, seeing as how hes the only one who can read them, after the world realizes what theyre capable of, those who have him fight to keep him and those who dont fight to get him.