One Less Problem Without You

Author: Beth Harbison
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466842202
Format: PDF
Download Now
Meet Prinny, Chelsea and Diana. Prinny is the owner of Cosmos, a shop that sells crystals, potions, candles, and hope. It’s also a place where no one turns down a little extra-special cocktail that can work as a romance potion or heal a broken heart. But Prinny is in love with her married lawyer and she’ll need nothing short of magic to forget about him. Chelsea works as a living statue at tourist sites around Washington, DC. It's a thankless job, but it helps pay the rent. That, and her part-time job at Cosmos. As her dream of becoming a successful actress starts to seem more remote and the possibility of being a permanently struggling one seems more realistic, Chelsea begins to wonder: at one point do you give up on your dreams? And will love ever be in the cards for her? Diana Tiesman is married to Leif, a charismatic man who isn’t faithful. But no matter how many times he lets her down, Diana just can't let him go. She knows the only way she can truly breakaway is if she leaves and goes where he will never think to follow. So she ends up at Cosmos with Leif’s stepsister, where she makes her homemade teas and tinctures as she figures out whether she'd rather be lonely alone than lonely in love. In Beth Harbinson's One Less Problem Without You, three women suddenly find themselves together at their own very different crossroads. It will take hope, love, strength and a little bit of magic for them to find their way together.

Schuhtick

Author: Beth Harbison
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104009120
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Nur noch dieses eine Paar! Lorna kann nicht anders: sie ist wehrlos bei Stilettos und kauft Pumps auf Pump. Aber was tun, wenn die Schulden höher sind als die Manolos? Lorna sucht per Anzeige andere Schuhsüchtige und lernt Helen, Sandra und Jocelyn kennen. Sie alle laufen mit Größe 38 durchs Leben, aber was sie außer Schuhen ins Träumen und ins Stolpern bringt, ist höchst unterschiedlich. Eigentlich suchen sie ja nur nach dem perfekten Schuh, aber auf einmal entdecken sie, dass das Glück nicht immer in einem Karton stecken muss. »Schuhtick ist witzig und baut richtig auf. Ein echter Lesespaß.« Susan E. Phillips

Every Time You Go Away

Author: Beth Harbison
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466842210
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
In New York Times bestselling author Beth Harbison's most emotional novel ever, a fractured family must come together at a beach house haunted by the past. Willa has never fully recovered from the sudden death of her husband, Ben. She became an absent mother to her young son, Jamie, unable to comfort him while reeling from her own grief. Now, years after Ben’s death, Willa finally decides to return to the beach house where he passed. It’s time to move on and put the Ocean City, Maryland house on the market. When Willa arrives, the house is in worse shape than she could have imagined, and the memories of her time with Ben are overwhelming. They met at this house and she sees him around every corner. Literally. Ben’s ghost keeps reappearing, trying to start conversations with Willa. And she can’t help talking back. To protect her sanity, Willa enlists Jamie, her best friend Kristin, and Kristin’s daughter Kelsey to join her for one last summer at the beach. As they explore their old haunts, buried feelings come to the surface, Jamie and Kelsey rekindle their childhood friendship, and Willa searches for the chance to finally say goodbye to her husband and to reconnect with her son. Every Time You Go Away is a heartfelt, emotional story about healing a tragic loss, letting go, and coming together as a family.

Problem Novels

Author: Anna Maria Jones
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
ISBN: 0814210538
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
"In Problem Novels, Anna Maria Jones argues that, far from participating "invisibly" in disciplinary regimes, many Victorian novels articulate sophisticated theories about the role of the novel in the formation of the self. In fact, it is rare to find a Victorian novel in which questions about the danger or utility of novel reading are not embedded within the narrative. In other words, one of the stories that the Victorian novel tells, over and over again, is the story of what novels do to readers. This story occurs in moments that call attention to the reader's engagement with the text." "In chapters on Wilkie Collins, Anthony Trollope, and George Meredith, Jones examines "problem novels" - that is, novels that both narrate and invite problematic reading as part of their theorizing of cultural production. Problem Novels demonstrates that these works posit a culturally embedded, sensationally susceptible reader and, at the same time, present a methodology for critical engagement with cultural texts. Thus, the novels theorize, paradoxically, a reader who is both unconsciously interpellated and critically empowered. And, Jones argues, it is this paradoxical construction of the unconscious/critical subject that re-emerges in the theoretical paradigms of Victorian cultural studies scholarship. Indeed, as Problem Novels shows, Victorianists' attachments to critical "detective work" closely resemble the sensational attachments that we assume shaped Victorian novel readers."--BOOK JACKET.

Das Spinoza Problem

Author: Irvin D. Yalom
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641075483
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
Das Opus Magnum des großen amerikanischen Psychoanalytikers und Bestsellerautors Irvin D. Yalom Der jüdische Philosoph Spinoza und der nationalsozialistische Politiker Alfred Rosenberg – nicht nur Jahrhunderte liegen zwischen ihnen, auch ihre Weltanschauungen könnten unterschiedlicher nicht sein. Der eine ein unbeugsamer Freigeist, der wegen seiner religionskritischen Ansichten aus der jüdischen Gemeinde verbannt wurde und heute als Begründer der modernen Bibelkritik gilt. Der andere ein verbohrter, von Hass zerfressener Antisemit, dessen Schriften ihn zum führenden Ideologen des nationalsozialistischen Regimes machten und der dafür bei den Nürnberger Prozessen zur Rechenschaft gezogen wurde. Und trotzdem gibt es eine Verbindung zwischen ihnen, von der kaum jemand weiß, denn bis zu seinem Tod war Rosenberg wie besessen vom Werk des jüdischen Rationalisten, als dessen »entschiedenster Verehrer« sich kein geringerer als Johann Wolfgang von Goethe bezeichnet. Fesselnd erzählt der große Psychoanalytiker Irvin D. Yalom die Geschichte dieser beiden unterschiedlichen Männer und entführt seine Leser dabei in die Welt der Philosophie und gleichzeitig auch in die Tiefen der menschlichen Psyche.

Die subtile Kunst des darauf Schei ens

Author: Mark Manson
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 3961210594
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Scheiß auf positives Denken sagt Mark Manson. Die ungeschönte Perspektive ist ihm lieber. Wenn etwas scheiße ist, dann ist es das eben. Und wenn man etwas nicht kann, dann sollte man dazu stehen. Nicht jeder kann in allem außergewöhnlich sein und das ist gut so. Wenn man seine Grenzen akzeptiert, findet man die Stärke, die man braucht. Denn es gibt so viele Dinge, auf die man im Gegenzug scheißen kann. Man muss nur herausfinden, welche das sind und wie man sie sich richtig am Arsch vorbeigehen lässt. So kann man sich dann auf die eigenen Stärken und die wichtigen Dinge besinnen und hat mehr Zeit, sein Potential gänzlich auszuschöpfen. Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens verbindet unterhaltsame Geschichten und schonungslosen Humor mit hilfreichen Tipps für ein entspannteres und besseres Leben. Damit man seine Energie für sinnvolleres verwendet als für Dinge, die einem egal sein können.

The Omen Machine

Author: Terry Goodkind
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1429965010
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
Hannis Arc, working on the tapestry of lines linking constellations of elements that constituted the language of Creation recorded on the ancient Cerulean scroll spread out among the clutter on his desk, was not surprised to see the seven etherial forms billow into the room like acrid smoke driven on a breath of bitter breeze. Like an otherworldly collection of spectral shapes seemingly carried on random eddies of air, they wandered in a loose clutch among the still and silent mounted bears and beasts rising up on their stands, the small forest of stone pedestals holding massive books of recorded prophecy, and the evenly spaced display cases of oddities, their glass reflecting the firelight from the massive hearth at the side of the room. Since the seven rarely used doors, the shutters on the windows down on the ground level several stories below stood open as a fearless show of invitation. Though they frequently chose to use windows, they didn't actually need the windows any more than they needed the doors. They could seep through any opening, any crack, like vapor rising in the early morning from the stretches of stagnant water that lay in dark swaths through the peat barrens. The open shutters were meant to be a declaration for all to see, including the seven, that Hannis Arc feared nothing. In The Omen Machine, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Terry Goodkind returns to the lives of Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell—in a compelling tale of a new and sinister threat to their world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Astronomer A Novel

Author: Lawrence Goldstone
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: 1681776030
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
A vividly imagined novel set in sixteenth century France where a young astronomer endeavors to uncover the secret that threatens to overturn Catholicism and the reign of François I. Paris, 1534. A student at the Catholic College de Montaigu, serving as a courier for the Inquisition, is murdered by members of an extreme Lutheran sect for the packet of letters he is carrying. His friend and fellow classmate Amaury de Faverges—the illegitimate son of the Duke of Savoy and an expert in astronomy and natural science—is recruited as his replacement and promised a decree of legitimacy if he can uncover the secret that threatens to overturn Catholicism and the reign of François I. Working undercover, Amaury journeys south to the liberal court of the king's sister, Marguerite of Navarre, the alleged heart of the conspiracy. The deeper he probes, the more Amaury is forced to confront his own religious doubts; and when he discovers a copy of Copernicus's shocking manuscript showing the sun at the center of the universe, he knows the path he must follow. Replete with characters and events from history—from the iconoclastic Rabelais to the burning of heretics in Paris to preacher John Calvin and Copernicus himself—The Astronomer is a powerful novel of love and betrayal, and a thrilling portrait of what might well have happened at a hinge point in history when science and ancient religious belief collided.

Vor mir die Sterne

Author: Beth Harbison
Publisher: Aufbau Digital
ISBN: 3841210872
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Was wäre, wenn ...? Wenn ich ihm damals verziehen hätte? Wenn ich ihm gesagt hätte, wie sehr ich ihn liebe? Wäre ich heute glücklich? Kurz vor ihrem 38. Geburtstag gerät Ramie Phillips in die Krise: Zwar hat sie alles, was sie immer wollte – eine Karriere, tolle Freunde, ein Leben im Wohlstand –, aber wann hat sie eigentlich aufgehört, an die Liebe zu glauben? Und welche Rolle spielte dabei der Tod ihres Vaters? Als sie nach einem Unfall wieder zu sich kommt, ist Ramie plötzlich wieder 18 Jahre alt – und kann alle Entscheidungen von damals mit dem Wissen von heute erneut treffen. Doch die Frage, welcher Weg sie zu ihrem Glück führen wird, ist immer noch nicht viel leichter zu beantworten. Ein bezaubernder Roman über zweite Chancen und unsere Umwege zum Glück.

A Shoe Addict s Christmas

Author: Beth Harbison
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250087236
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
From the author of the beloved bestseller Shoe Addicts Anonymous comes a heartwarming twist on a classic tale filled with holiday cheer. Noelle is not a fan of the holidays and to make matters worse, she is at a crossroads in her life when it seems that love and adventure are no longer possible. When she stays late at her job in a department store on a snowy Christmas Eve she accidentally gets locked in after closing. She isn’t too concerned about the prospect of spending the night in the store...until a woman appears out of nowhere and tells Noelle that she’s her guardian angel. Soon Noelle finds herself camped out in the shoe department facing several “ghosts” of Christmases past, present, and future...Will visiting the holidays of yesterday and tomorrow help Noelle see the true spirit of Christmas? And will the love she has longed for all her life be the best surprise gift of all?