Domenica Ruta grew up in a working-class, unforgiving Italian town north of Boston where in the seventeenth century women were hanged as witches. Her mother, Kathi, a notorious figure in this hardscrabble place, was a drug addict and sometime dealer whose life swung between welfare and riches, whose highbrow taste was at odds with her base appetites.
"A real and riveting story-beautifully written"
Want to lose weight without counting calories, starving yourself, giving up your favorite foods, or eating bland packaged foods? Would you like to look and feel younger and healthier than you have in years without diets and exercise? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, this book is for you! JJ Smith’s DEM SystemTM teaches proven methods for permanent weight loss that anyone can follow, no matter their size, income level, or educational level.
"Bad boys" believe that if they hide their playful sides, act elusive, and like they don't care, women will be attracted to them. Yet it is just this nonacceptance of parts of themselves that make women not accept them either.
"PUA meets Yogi"
Summer 1987. Lillian Ginger Speck, high-school graduate, sits in her jail cell contemplating the steps and missteps that led her to murder soap opera star Brooke Harrison in cold blood one bright and muggy New York afternoon.
"Narrator Put Me to Sleep"
When Jake tells Lyssa it's not working, she knows he's not talking about the toaster. Her immediate reaction is to sob into her pillow and wait for Jake to come to his senses. But slowly Lyssa begins to understand that's not an option. In a bid to escape, she embarks on a trekking holiday in Nepal. Lyssa needs to get away - it never occurred to her that she might fall in love.... When it's time to go home - back to reality and a very sheepish Jake - Lyssa is faced with the hardest choice of her life.
Jeffrey Reiner is stalling. After being laid off from a mundane job he held for eighteen years, he is in no hurry to get back to work, so he quickly dispenses with the nonsense of job counseling and resume building. Still, he knows that in order to make it through these economic times, he has no choice but to throw himself at any opportunities that come his way, no matter how humbling or embarrassing. In Nothing Happens Until It Happens to You, the listener is witness to a man doing just that....
In this invaluable audiobook, Amy McCready, founder of the popular online parenting course Positive Parenting Solutions, presents a nag-and-scream-free program for compassionately yet effectively, correcting your children's bad behavior. McCready draws on Adlerian psychology and Positive Discipline, which focuses on the central idea that every human being has a basic need to feel connected and empowered - children being no exception to the rule.
"Great book, will test"
Wouldn't it be great if we lived in a Norman Rockwell world of smiling families with happy children and beaming parents? Dina Washington paints another picture of reality. Hers was populated by a loving mother and a father who wanted almost nothing to do with her. With or Without You is a gripping, real, living journal of the evolution from child to adult and from sadness to wholeness. Her story and her letters show how hopes can be dashed and still the human spirit triumphs.
"sad but so true"
Whatever you have (or haven't) put away, if you are getting serious about retirement, this audiobook can show you the right moves to make and the pitfalls to avoid. You may not be sure where to allocate your investments or how to structure a comfortable income that won't run out. By understanding what you have to decide and when, you can move into retirement on solid financial ground.
"Good book, so-so audio"
If you believe you lack the money, people, time, or ideas to create a thriving brand, think again. In fact, you already have five powerful marketing resources you can use right now to get big-brand results at low cost or no cost at all. Step One: Shift your mindset. International branding expert Brenda Bence has created the ultimate guide to branding on a tight budget. From scratch - and with almost empty pockets - Brenda used inventive, low-cost methods to build her own international brand.
"This is a great book!"