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Girl at Heart
Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 15 Min.
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As the daughter of a successful Major League pitcher, Charlie Hastings has baseball in her blood. Unfortunately, being the only girl on her high school baseball team, Charlie has always been just one of the guys. When her best friend, and secret love of her life, asks another girl to the prom, Charlie is devastated. She’s tired of being overlooked by boys because she’s not like other girls. Suffering a massive identity crisis, she decides to hang up her cleats. But with only two weeks until the state championships, the Roosevelt High Ravens can’t afford to lose their star catcher.
Lily Antony is a young witch playing in a very dangerous treasure hunt. She’s got to follow the clues her mom left behind after her disappearance trekking the world. Maybe even put the pieces of her life back together with each one. First stop - get that cute guy Romeo to help her out. It never hurts to have a werewolf along for the ride. Especially since Lily thinks her mom is still alive - and no one else does. Doubters are going to hate...and chase Lily and Romeo all over the world. Sounds like these doubters have something to hide?
The completed By Design Trilogy is here! Anne is a young, Southern professional with just the right connections and a privileged point of view. Confident in her innate value, she has complete faith in her power to control her own future. After all, even with the challenges that come with working at a high-profile interior-design firm located in the heart of Atlanta, she knows exactly where she’s headed. What she doesn’t expect is Dr. Brad Young, Jr.
In a land torn between magic and alchemy, Sepha is an exceptional alchemist, able to bend the rules in ways no one else can. But when a slip of the tongue lands her in prison with a mountain of straw, even she has to admit that she can't transmute straw into gold. With the threat of a death sentence hanging over her, she's forced to make a deal with a conniving magician. Sepha escapes with her life - but at a cost: she has one year to alchemically create a body for the magician, or else her firstborn child will be his.
The third and last novel of the By Design Trilogy continues the journey of Anne and Brad as they make their way through the many complications, heartaches, and joys of life. Inevitably, they begin to think of their own mortality as the years move forward. Anne thinks of her mother a lot these days. Even though her mother's life had ended way too soon, Gretchen had managed to prepare her daughter well - she left a legacy to be envied. Now, after so many years, that legacy has the daunting task of seeing Anne through. Will life be gentle with Anne? Or will it present a costly bill?
Anne and Brad’s love for one another continues to blossom in By Design 2. The young Southern designer inspires a depth of new emotions in the handsome doctor as he finds her love for everyone in her path a magnetic force he cannot resist. But...can he overcome his frustrations with her independent ways? Anne, on the other hand, finds Brad’s loving attentions and boyish Southern charm irresistible as she takes on the challenge of his somewhat spoiled nature.
Anne is a young Southern professional with just the right connections and a privileged point of view. Confident in her innate value, she has complete faith in her power to control her own future. After all, even with the challenges that come with working at a high-profile interior design firm located in the heart of Atlanta, she knows exactly where she’s headed. What she doesn’t expect is Dr. Brad Young, Jr. Sparks immediately fly between the handsome young doctor and Anne when she’s assigned to troubleshoot for his surgical practice.
Sixteen-year-old science-geek Eve gets pregnant on a service trip over her winter break, and pro-life Mom and pro-choice Dad want her to study both sides of the abortion debate to figure out what to do. The unaware father Adam is still serving as a volunteer at the Dominican Republic orphanage where they met. Since there's no WiFi at the orphanage, he looks forward to being able to text and Face Time with Eve once he gets back to Germany in mid-August. By then, she'll be eight months pregnant - or not.
From 1942-1960: Emily lives the first 18 years of her life on her grandfather’s farm with a burden of misfortune and hardship. When the school board forces Grandfather’s hand, Emily is allowed to attend school. She experiences her first real friendship, the thrill and pain of an innocent young love, and a secret she bears alone. Just days after her 18th birthday, her bag is packed, and she’s ready to start a new life. When someone tries to stop her - and ends up dead - Emily escapes the horror and hops a train out west.
Competitive climber Cara Jenkins feels most at home high off the ground, clinging to a rock wall by her fingertips. She's enjoyed a roaming life with her mountaineering parents, making the natural world her jungle gym, the writings of Annie Dillard and Henry David Thoreau her textbooks. But when tragedy strikes on an Ecuadorian mountaintop, Cara's nomadic lifestyle comes to an abrupt halt.
Althea's mother's absence has been palpable her entire life - always felt but rarely mentioned by Althea or her father. Althea was only told that her mother fell ill shortly after Althea was born. But when a mysterious woman turns up wounded on Althea's doorstep, the truth about her mother reveals itself in a way that promises to uproot Althea's entire life.
Two months after a family tragedy, Christina finds herself contemplating the lives of birds as she prepares for the funeral. As restrained as it is devastating, The Loneliness of Flying is a heart-wrenching reflection on the aftershocks of loss.
Samantha and her mother spend day and night caring for Samantha's ailing grandma. But tonight may be the last night Samantha will be able to sleep on the sofa next to her Grandma's hospice-provided bed. Moving and insightful, Grandma's Leather Sofa shows what it truly means to care for a loved one who is terminally ill.
Every day Zoe struggles to keep going. The cruel winter took her father's life and left her angry and broken-hearted. As she carries her little brother through a snowstorm that could kill him in minutes, her only thought is finding shelter. The cabin beyond the woods is far from the place of safety she hoped it would be, but it is there that she meets a man whose muscular body marked with strange and primitive tattoos hints at an extraordinary story. He has the power to light up the lake, and with it Zoe's world.
How far would you go to save the only family you have left? Victoria "Vic" Asher is finally finding some balance in her life. Though she's still reeling from her parents' death in a plane crash, she's content with waiting tables at the Clock; window shopping with her best friend, Tiffany; and hanging out with her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Chad. But when she receives a mysterious package in the mail from her brother, Gil - a law student doing research in Italy - she knows immediately that he's in danger.
Life is about finding things - finding yourself, finding love, finding good friends, finding your happiness after losing someone you loved, and finding peace in the midst of chaos. This book takes you through the stages of falling in love, getting heartbroken, getting over your heartbreak, appreciating friends & family, and the journey to becoming who you really are.
Kendra Syrdal is probably in a bad mood. Unless she's writing, making fun of something, or eating tater tots. In this collection of humorous essays, Kendra takes you along for the ride in the completely weird and sometimes messy (but always hilarious) life of another girl with a terrible case of resting bitch face. She writes for the inner Cathy comic in all of us - who just needs to say ACK!, be cranky, and hate on stuff sometimes.Except on tater tots, obvi. #yesalltots
Ann Marie Gideon,
Spieldauer: 17 Std. und 19 Min.
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With two biological sons and a promising career, Coleman Carter seems set to fulfill his promise as a resourceful trial lawyer, devoted husband, and dutiful father until his wife, Elizabeth, champions their adoption of a Korean orphan. This seemingly altruistic mission estranges Coleman's conservative parents and demands that he now embrace the unknown as fully as he has always entrenched himself in the familiar.
The daughter of a murdered businessman joins forces with a New York City cop in a perilous hunt for history's most coveted treasure. Claire Andrews loved her father dearly, but now he's dead, brutally slain after attempting to sell an irreplaceable, possibly priceless saltcellar encrusted with rare gems. Leaving the Midwest for New York City, she seeks the help of Detective Artie Modelstein of the NYPD's Frauds/Jewels Squad, hoping to recover the lost treasure and clear her father's sullied name.