What's a girl to do when her imprisoned brother begs her to delve into their father's 16-year-old murder conviction? How about peel back the lies, upend the fairy tales, and roil the populace of Lavitte - a sweet apple of a town with a wormy, festering core? That's what Allison Fennimore chooses. Despite her infamous surname and people's wilted memories, this jaded cynic of a daughter sinks her teeth in and refuses to let go.
"Not what I expected at all!"
When you have difficulties managing your emotions, it can feel like you're losing control of your whole life. Anger, hurt, grief, worry, and other intense feelings can be overwhelming, and how you react to these emotions can impact your ability to maintain relationships, succeed at work, or even think straight! If you find it difficult to understand, express, and process intense emotions - and most of us do - this book is for you.
"Extreme helpful with many good examples"
Shadow Cove, Washington, is the kind of town everyone dreams about - quaint streets, lush forests, good neighbors. That's what Sarah thinks as she settles into life with her new husband, Dr. Johnny McDonald. But all too soon she discovers an undercurrent of deception. And one October evening when Johnny is away, sudden tragedy destroys Sarah's happiness.
"fun but silly"
Isn't it time you took a stand? Many women struggle with assertiveness, but if you're prone to anxiety and avoidance, it is especially difficult. Grounded in attachment theory, this essential guide will help you identify your thoughts and feelings, balance your emotions, communicate your needs, and set healthy boundaries to improve your life.
"Simple, precise, specific for contemporary women"
What if we told you that there was a diet out there that wouldn't leave you feeling hungry, where you could eat most of your favorite foods, and you would still lose a considerable amount of weight? Does this sound like a mirage or a far-fetched dream? You're not in the midst of a slumber, it's a reality! The New Atkins Diet Quick Start Guide will show you how you can eat until you are totally satisfied, whilst also seeing the numbers on the scales rapidly decline.
"Excellent....I couldn't be more Excited"
Divorcing a narcissist? You are probably left feeling baffled and shaken by the communication that you receive from the narcissist. In my mid-20s, I contemplated learning multiple foreign languages. I envisioned dabbling in French to successfully make my way around Paris or Irish Gaelic to explore the rich history of Ireland along with my deep ancestral roots in that country. My day dreams about learning new languages always went hand in hand with the imagery of world travel.
"Find validation after suffering invalidation"
Tina Swithin's life was hit by a devastating storm in 2009. Tina had recently heard the words narcissistic personality disorder used to describe her then-husband by a therapist, yet she had no real understanding of how this disorder would turn her life upside down during a custody battle that spanned six years. In less than a year, Tina lost her home, businesses, cars, worldly possessions, and marriage.
"2nd book to read by this author"
Living on her own for her first time, Bible school student Jane cleans houses to make ends meet. But being independent brings big trials, like falling for a handsome professor, dealing with an obnoxious roommate, and then there's the dead bodies..
"Beefy Burgers, Bible College & Being Independent"
With no police to investigate and no escape, could it be the perfect setting for a crime? Martin Schwartz (Beesley) is an undercover detective who is recovering from his wife and sons' bizarre disappearance from a cruise ship 5 years ago. He is a desperate man willing to take big risks. Martin never wanted to step onto a cruise ship again until he receives a call which can't be ignored. On average, 23 people per year disappear without a trace from cruise ships. Never before has someone come back... until now.
"a solid thriller if you don't think too hard"
If a breakup or divorce has drained your confidence and shattered your self-esteem, this book is for you. Written by a clinical psychologist and expert in women's health, Who Am I Without You? will help you work through your heartache, rediscover your self-worth, and learn to live and love again.
Mari Beadie needed a boyfriend, and former NHL hockey star Chase Miller happened to be in the right place at the right time. The kiss that followed wasn't necessary, strictly speaking, but it sure was hot. Hot enough that when the tables are turned, Chase knows just the pretty bartender to ask to be his pretend girlfriend. Only this time, it's not a one-time deal.
A sinister magic is sweeping across Nash City.... To Fiona Moon, it's just another day at work. And some days, well, they're a helluva lot worse than others. As a member of the elite Black Blade Guard, Fiona is tasked with hunting down the most dangerous paranorm criminals. To find out who is kidnapping mages and sucking the life energy from their bodies, she has to work with the one man that embodies everything she despises.
"ENJOYED IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH!"
Catherine “Cat” James’ life is simple and orderly, and she likes it that way. She loves her job as an accountant. Working with numbers is safe and routine, no surprises. Her childhood had been very abusive and unstable. She vowed not to live that way as an adult. She also made a promise to herself to become a foster parent. She wished someone had been there for her as a teenager, to let her know she wasn’t alone.
"Great second book in the series"
Lucy was born with the ability to create and control fire. She longs to leave the human world for one filled with Earthshakers, Transporters, and Chameleons, to name a few. When she rejoins the circus, it's everything she hoped it could be - new friends, a potential love interest or two, and a place where she can be herself.
"Beginning to end could not stop"
After shedding 30 pounds of baby fat, Sophie Sinora has grown into a pretty, but insecure, teen in bloom. To make her life more complicated, Sophie can sometimes read minds. Sophie's BFFs, AJ and Krysta, are also 'gifted' with paranormal abilities. Keeping these gifts a secret proves difficult, as their powers are strengthening, making them feel more and more like freaks. Sophie's got issues. Hopefully, she can fix them in time to save her teacher's life and her social life.
"Sophie's secret feels like a Judy Blume book!"
College student and housekeeper Jane Adler dreams of being a missionary but the road there is littered with corpses. Jane found the most recent body floating in the hot tub at her newest client's house. The dead guy was a notorious flirt and carouser. Had his romantic shenanigans gotten him killed?
At 19, Devin Sutton lost his first love, his freedom, and his hope. Years later, the only thing he has on his mind this holiday season is finally settling the score back in Clover, North Carolina. That is, until the girl he thought he'd lost forever crosses his path. Rebecca Farrus is supposed to be off living the life of her dreams, not tending bar in some dive. When faced with the choice, will Devin decide to celebrate what he's finally found or keep seeking retribution for everything he lost?
"She keeps getting better and better!"
I asked my skinny friends how they viewed food and exercise. Their tips helped me lose 75 pounds. I now want to share those tips with everyone.
"A short but interesting book of weight loss tips"
When Laney skipped town to follow her dreams, Kyle didn't go with her. Twelve years later, she runs into him at Christmastime - and a flame that was extinguished long ago suddenly reignites.
"Kyle and Lanie"
Claire Montgomery is a survivor. During the War Between, her family's plantation was burned to the ground, killing her parents and leaving her scarred, both physically and emotionally. Despite facing extreme hardship, she's grown into a compassionate woman with a heart for helping people. She lives in a small cabin with an old ex-slave and a young boy, who was the lone survivor of a wagon train attack. The three of them have formed a make-shift family that includes a one-eyed cat and a baby fox.
"Very Sweet story"