Comic Lorna Landvik gives Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon a feminine perspective with her story about Patty Jane and Harriet Dobbin, two wacky Minnesota sisters. Before she can say "annulment," Patty Jane's husband has gone and a baby is on the way, leaving Patty to rely on sister Harriet and the House of Curl, a beauty shop which evolves into a support group and community workshop over three tumultuous decades.
"Makes me want to get a permanent wave!"
Finding grace in the everyday…Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow . . . and the devastating reality of stage IV cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn’t offer answers for when living is hard, but rather she asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our unmet expectations and pain into beauty.
"Inspiring and heart wrenching"
A.J. and the other students at Ella Mentry School brave trick-or-treating at the school secretary's house, even though it is supposedly haunted. Mrs. Patty, the secretary, gives out the best Halloween candy in the history of the world! But her house is haunted! People say she's a witch and her husband is a ghost. Is it worth A.J.'s risking his life for the best candy ever?
Patty can't help but fantasize about the pool boy. After all, it's been a long summer, and now that the kids are back in school she's ready to spend hours relaxing at the pool and enjoying herself. Of course she wouldn't ever act on the fantasies, but she's in for a big surprise. Her husband knows all about her fantasies, and he's going to give this MILF slut wife just what she wants, a red-hot mmf threesome, and he even throws in her first anal sex!
Patty is one dedicated call girl, and when a commanding officer who likes to take care of his troops arranges for her to welcome four soldiers home, she's excited to do a great job. She expected a nice, rough gangbang; but she wasn't expecting to have her first anal sex experience! It happens though, and more than one of the soldiers gets her tiniest hole. In fact, all of her holes get stuffed in this explosive erotic short with more fireworks than the Fourth of July!
From the moment she stepped foot in the ominous and towering Gerard House, Constance Beechum sensed an evil chill that was far more deadly than the frigid blasts which had buffeted her on the way to Castine, Maine. She couldn't turn back. She had left nothing behind, not even a life-line. Her uncle had found her a job caring for the old and dying Lady Elizabeth Gerard. Although she hadn't an ounce of experience in nursing or caring for the ill, Constance had no choice but to accept the offer. She was penniless.
In Captive in Iran, Maryam and Marziyeh recount their 259 days in Evin. It’s an amazing story of unyielding faith - when denying God would have meant freedom. Of incredible support from strangers around the world who fought for the women’s release. And of bringing God’s light into one of the world’s darkest places - giving hope to those who had lost everything, and showing love to those in despair.
"Inspirational and Uplifting"
The Pie and the Patty-Pan is a children's book written by Beatrix Potter. The story is about a cat named Ribby and a tea party she holds for a dog named Duchess. Complications arise when Duchess attempts to replace Ribby's mouse pie with her own ham and veal pie. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audio Book format and includes original illustrations synchronized with the narration.
These stories will deepen your Christian faith by helping you practice Christian values in your daily life: at home, at work, and in the community. This collection will open your heart to the experience and expression of more love in your life and will remind you that you are never alone or without hope, no matter how challenging and painful your circumstances may be.
"A blessing in troubled times"
An iconic figure of the 1960s and '70s, Pattie Boyd breaks a 40-year silence in Wonderful Tonight, and tells the story of how she found herself bound to two of the most addictive, promiscuous musical geniuses of the 20th century and became the most famous muse in the history of rock and roll.
"Interesting, but too short"
Patty is one dedicated call girl, and when a commanding officer who likes to take care of his troops arranges for her to welcome four soldiers home, she's excited to do a great job. She expected a nice, rough gangbang; but she wasn't expecting to have her first anal sex experience!
Our preteen years, ages nine to 13, can present some of the most difficult times in our young lives, a period of tremendous physical and emotional change. We're eager to leave the "kid" stage, yet we're uncertain about what adolescence will bring; we start hearing the familiar refrain "wait until you're older" far too often. Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul is a companion guide for these transitional years.
"Great for children!"
Patty Gayle and the Legend of Kingsley is a fantasy set in Kingsley Lake, Florida, in 1960. It's the journey of Patty Gayle, a twelve-year-old awkward girl, who doesn't think she has much purpose in life until she is given a key that unlocks possibilities of which she could only dream. The key leads her on an adventure to a magical land that she thought only existed in her grandmother's stories.
"My kids haven't ever enjoyed an audiobook so much"
Charlie Rose interviews well-known thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businessmen, leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers.
One woman's quest to conquer her fears and embrace life - and to inspire others to do the same. Patty Chang Anker grew up eager to please and afraid to fail. But after thirty-nine years, she decided it was time to stop being a chicken. Motivated initially to become a better role model for her two young daughters, she vowed to face the fears that had taken root like weeds, choking the fun and spontaneity out of her life. She learned to dive into a swimming pool, ride a bike, do a handstand, and surf.
"A lesson in bravery for everyone"
Costillitas que era una gatita muy educada y había invitado a tomar el té a su amiga Duquesa una perrita muy elegante. Pero Duquesa no estaba muy segura de aceptar la invitación porque creía que su amiga le iba hacer una tarta de ratones, ¡ y no le gustaban nada !Al final Duquesa aceptó la invitación. Pero para asegurarse que podían comer algo que le gustara empezó a preparar una tarta de jamón, con la intención de cambiarla por la tarta de ratones. ¿Y qué creéis que pasó?
A cat named Ribsy invites her dog friend, Duchess, to dinner. Duchess is afraid that the menu will include mouse pie, which she dislikes intensely, so she goes to great lengths to sneak in a meal that is much more to her liking.
Bob talks to novelist Chang-Rae Lee about his newest book, On Such a Full Sea. Lee teaches writing at Princeton University. His earlier novel, The Surrendered was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Writer Kim Ablon Whitney based her young adult novel, The Other Half of Life, on the true-life story of the 1939 voyage of hundreds of Germans escaping the Nazi regime for Cuba on the MS St. Louis. The Other Half of Life is the recipient of the 2009 National Jewish Book Award for Children and Young Adult Literature.
Our guest is Patty Stonesifer, the President and CEO of Martha’s Table. She discusses her role as the leader of the Washington, DC based nonprofit organization. She came to the job in April, 2013 and describes Martha’s Table as a community based charity which provides food, clothing and early childhood education support throughout the greater District of Columbia area. She points out that over 30,000 children in Washington, DC live with the constant possibility of hunger in their lives on any given day.