Cities of Men: A Novel by William Jensen

By William Jensen

In 1987, twelve-year-old Cooper Balsam's mom, Arden, disappears with no hint. Cooper's father, Percy, a Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD, does not appear too involved. "This is not the first time. She's performed it before." As days go, Cooper starts off to behave out and withdraw from the area, and his turning out to be animosity towards his father's ambivalence starts off to amplify while Percy and Cooper start to actively look for the lady of their lives. From the hills of Southern California, to the deserts of Arizona, and all the way down to the shorelines of Mexico, the daddy and son will search for anyone who would possibly not are looking to be came upon for purposes they do not but understand.

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All the Same Songs by Alex McGrath,Alex McGrath

By Alex McGrath,Alex McGrath

After he and his neighbors’ botched theft of an area bingo online game leaves one consumer lifeless, eighteen-year-old James Reed leaves his homeland and the lady he loves as he desperately attempts to flee the police. whereas in hiding James displays at the previous 12 months and on his existence as a complete as he attempts to determine how he acquired so far, and the way he can have replaced issues. “ALL a similar SONGS” records the downfall of a tender guy who has slowly misplaced his desire for the longer term over the last six years.

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The Everything Girl: A Novel by L. E. Maleki

By L. E. Maleki

There's not anything like a dishonest boyfriend to make you re-evaluate your lifestyles.

And for Paris Tehrani, an impromptu circulation to big apple is definitely the right reset button. decided to prevent crawling again to her dead-end existence in California, Paris applies for an assistant place to a hedge fund CEO. convinced, she's no longer totally certified for the placement, yet who's nowadays? pretend it until you're making it, right?

Wrong. All too quick, Paris realizes her "job" is to cater to the whims of a maniacal dictator motive on ruining her day and doubtless even her existence. among ducking her new employer's random tantrums, arranging his unique leisure, balancing workplace politics, and nurturing a brand new dating, Paris cannot very likely continue her head above water. but if she discovers incriminating proof opposed to the CEO, details that may take her down within the procedure, she unearths herself confronted with a call: sacrifice her lifestyles and dignity for the job$#151;or her probability at a true destiny.

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Much Needed Sunshine by Fred Gagne

By Fred Gagne

Sixteen-year-old Danya Leigh Golde has a lifestyles most women could lengthy for. Her father is a profitable stockbroker who lavishes her with something she wishes. She attends a prestigious inner most tuition and has a close-knit circle of in charge buddies. whilst her father is arrested and despatched to criminal her stable existence comes crashing down. It doesn't take lengthy for Danya to think the single one she will be able to rely on is herself. whilst she units out to continue to exist her personal at the streets of Boston an not likely friendship develops that, really actually, saves her lifestyles. An aged homeless lady who has survived for years at the streets takes her lower than her wing and teaches "Sunshine" (her road identify) the right way to live on. This publication chronicles the lives of numerous ladies who've taken each blow lifestyles may well provide them and survived with grace, selection, and most significantly, independence.

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Find me Alone by Lisa Graff

By Lisa Graff

Cee and her kinfolk reside below a bad curse. it could possibly now not be a spell out of the fairy stories, however it nonetheless dooms Cee and her sisters, Deana and Rose. Her father?s alcoholism hangs over their apartment like a black cloud. it's getting worse, and younger Cee doesn?t comprehend what to do.

Cee attempts to dam it out and spend extra time along with her most sensible associates, Mo and Jimmy, yet Mo is drifting away for a few unknown cause. while, Cee makes acquaintances with a person who knows precisely what she?s facing. Will or not it's sufficient aid for the demanding highway ahead?

This poignant tale examines one family?s struggle opposed to a poor ailment. Cee and her sisters every one cope of their personal means. Cee struggles at school. Rose turns into progressively more withdrawn from the surface international. Deana turns into infatuated along with her boyfriend. every one is trapped in her personal options and fears. whilst Cee?s father spirals down a direction of rage and bitterness, his activities positioned the total family members in danger. Cee and her sisters must come to a decision in the event that they can forgive him for the soreness he has prompted these he loves.

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Finding Georgina by Colleen Faulkner

By Colleen Faulkner

What occurs after you get what you’ve continuously sought after? In Colleen Faulkner’s thought-provoking and emotionally compelling novel, a mom is reunited with the daughter who was once kidnapped as a toddler—only to stand unforeseen and painful demanding situations . . .
 
It’s the instant Harper Broussard continuously dreamed of. Her daughter Georgina, snatched fourteen years in the past in the course of a Mardi Gras parade, is status ahead of her, making cappuccinos in the back of the counter of Harper’s favourite New Orleans espresso store. Harper’s ex-husband, Remy, has patiently continued many “sightings” through the years, and assumes this is often one more fake alarm.
 
but this time, Harper is right.
 
the girl who abducted Georgina admits to her crime. Georgina, referred to now as Lilla, returns to her beginning mom and dad. yet in all of Harper’s homecoming fantasies, her daughter was once nonetheless a bit lady, simply pacified with a visit to the park or a cherry snowball. actually, she’s a cautious, careworn youngster who hasn't ever recognized any mom other than the loving girl who’s now serving time. Harper’s more youthful daughter, Josephine, has spent her existence competing with the ghost of an ideal, lacking sister. attempting to bond with the true, imperfect model isn’t any more straightforward. And even though Remy has agreed to provide their strained marriage one other likelihood, he and Harper fight to connect.
 
Clinging to desires of reuniting has been Harper’s approach of surviving. Now she needs to forge new ones on a frequently heartbreaking but finally hopeful journey—one that may redefine her proposal of motherhood and family.

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A Season in the Sun by Daniel Sanchez-Leonetti

By Daniel Sanchez-Leonetti

Vincent Martini hates lifestyles in a small city yet he hates his father much more. it is a relocating tale a couple of father and son, a championship season the place soccer is much more very important than King Coal and the girl who attempts to heal their sour wounds. A Season within the sunlight is a poignant novel concerning the want for forgiveness and the ability of redemption.

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Observations from a Third-Story Window: and Other Stories by Zachary Calais

By Zachary Calais

whereas all of the tales during this assortment stands by itself, the reader will quickly determine a gradual, underlying rhythm, similar to a heartbeat, which ties the stories including a fragile thread of continuity. From the poignant tale Observations from a Th¬ird-Story Window, the humor of Th¬e Ballad of huge purple, the hyperbolically nuanced darkness of Th¬e Sanctuary of the brain, to the brutally sincere sequence of vignettes accumulated into My existence as a Fairy story, the reader aren't left¬ untouched via both the robust narrative, topics, or imagery that Calais weaves into the tapestry of this collection.

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Water and Dirt by Gene R. Stark

By Gene R. Stark

profitable ny businessman Rutherford “Runt” Hobbes ponders his previous lifestyles; orphaned and crippled at start he slogged in the course of the essence of survival in rural Minnesota. Surrounded by means of a colloquial bunch of characters, embodied in dollar the curmudgeon bar-fly, happy-go-lucky Uncle Mike, and a job version for all times in Aunt Dorothy, Runt learns to grapple with the mysteries and realities of lifestyles. With the drums of the Vietnam struggle sounding consistently within the heritage, the realities of lifestyles in rural Minnesota can switch fast from frozen lakes to rice paddies, and the push of water down a pristine movement can meld into the push of site visitors on a hectic big apple road. Water and grime are the elemental parts of existence, but both their absence or over-abundance adjustments lives.

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