Fall under the intoxicating spell of their hex appeal…In the magical world that lies hidden beneath our own, witches and conjurers play deadly games. They know just the right spell to kill a man with one kiss—or raise him back again. And they’re not afraid to exact sweet revenge on those who dare to cross them. But what if you’re the unlucky soul who falls victim to a conjurer’s curse? And if you had the power to cast a magic spell of your own, would you use it?
"Good Format, Good Stories"
For the 10th anniversary of this beloved, heartwarming true story, Hachette Audio is releasing an audiobook edition, read by the author. Beth is a spirited woman with an intellectual disability who spends nearly every day riding the buses in her Pennsylvania city. The drivers, a lively group, are her mentors; her fellow passengers are her community. Beth, who lives independently and has a boyfriend, is a joyful, endearing, and feisty individual.
"True story unlike most others! Fascinating!"
It is 1968. Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability, and Homan, an African American deaf man, are locked away in an institution: the School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, and have been left to languish, forgotten. Deeply in love, they escape, and find refuge in the farmhouse of Martha, a retired schoolteacher and widow. But the couple is not alone - Lynnie has just given birth to a baby girl. When the authorities catch up to them that same night, Homan escapes into the darkness, and Lynnie is caught.
First feelings of lust for another boy, all-night study sessions, the excitement of a student hot for a teacher...is it any wonder that college boys are the objects of fantasy the world over? Whether toweling off after a swm, lurking in the library stacks, or engaging in some male bonding at the frat house, these gorgeous undergrads are good for page-turning, arousing action.
"Something for Everyone"
Rachel Simon's historic home on a charming tree-lined street was hardly ideal. It was too small, too dark, and there was a gaping hole in the dining room ceiling. So when the house is burglarized, Rachel and her husband, Hal, agree it's time to sell. But in a difficult housing market, and with Hal being an architect, they soon realize: Why leave when they can renovate?
"Got Me Excited About Renovating!"
On a stormy night in small-town America, a couple, desperate and soaked to the skin, knock on a stranger's door. When Martha, a retired schoolteacher living a safe and conventional life, answers their knock, her world changes forever. For they are fugitives. Lynnie, a young woman with an intellectual disability, and Homan, a deaf man with only sign language to guide him, have escaped together from The School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, a brutal institution where people with disabilities are left to languish, shuttered away from the world.
Det er 1968. En stormfuld aften tæt ved landsbyen Well's Bottom i Pennsylvania, banker det på døren hos den pensionerede enke Martha Zimmer. Da hun åbner døren og ser to gennemblødte mennesker, ændres hendes liv for altid. Lynnie, en ung, hvid, udviklingshæmmet kvinde, og Homan, en sort døv mand, er flygtet fra "Statsskolen for uhelbredeligt syge og evnesvage" - en brutal institution hvor mennesker med handicap bliver gemt væk fra omverdenen. Men parret er ikke alene.
"Some Employers Stick With Raises Despite Uncertainty on Overtime Rule" is from the December 20, 2016 Economy section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Ruth Simon and Rachel Emma Silverman and narrated by Alexander Quincy.