All Saints

By Liam Callanan

The acclaimed writer of The Cloud Atlas returns with a wondrous moment novel. Set in a small beachfront Catholic highschool, narrated by way of a fantastically complicated heroine–theology instructor Emily Hamilton–All Saints is right now a secret, a love tale, and a strong rumination on secrets and techniques, temptation, and religion.

By life’s midpoint Emily has visible 3 husbands, dozens of acquaintances, and hundreds and hundreds of scholars come and move. And now her lecture room, lengthy her shelter, is proving to be
anything yet.

Though her well known, sometimes irreverent church historical past direction is wealthy with tales of long-dead saints, Emily uneasily discovers that it’s her personal tumultuous existence that fascinates yes scholars so much. She in flip reveals herself drawn into their global, their secrets and techniques, and the fateful offerings they make.

A novel of puzzle and illumination, calling and selection, All Saints explores lives lived in a delicate sanctuary–from Emily and her many saints to a clergyman dealing with his personal mortality and stricken by wish. informed with grace and compassion, it is a spellbinding novel of provocative storytelling.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Woman: An Intimate Geography

By Natalie Angier

National booklet Award finalist
A New York Times extraordinary book

"A journey de strength, a womderful, pleasing and informative book." —Abraham Verghese, New York instances e-book Review

After fifteen years in print, Woman remains a necessary consultant to every thing from organs to orgasms and hormones to hysterectomies. along with her attribute readability, perception, and sheer exuberance of language, bestselling writer Natalie Angier cuts during the nonetheless commonplace myths and incorrect information surrounding the feminine physique, that the majority enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces. Woman is a witty and guaranteed narrative travel de strength with a competent grab of science.

up to date all through and with a brand new advent bringing readers brand new at the most modern technology in evolutionary psychology and hormone alternative remedy, this re-creation of Woman reinvigorates Angier’s pleased imaginative and prescient of womanhood.

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Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence (Tribal Legal Studies)

By Sarah Deer

A normal creation to the social and felony concerns concerned with acts of violence opposed to local ladies, this book's individuals are legal professionals, social staff, social scientists, writers, poets, and sufferers. within the U.S. local girls are much more likely than ladies from the other crew to undergo violence, from rape and battery to extra refined different types of abuse, and Sharing Our tales of Survival explores the reasons and results of such habit. The tales and case-studies provided listed here are frequently painful and uncooked, and the facts are overwhelmingly grim; yet a countervailing subject additionally runs via this super informative quantity: some of the ladies who seem in those pages are survivors, frequently bolstered by way of their travails, and the violence tested here's human violence, that means that it may be replaced, if in basic terms with a lot attempt and schooling. step one is to put out the reality for all to work out, and that's the function entire by way of this booklet.

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Cosmopolitan [UK] (May 2012)

Cosmopolitan journal The journal is perhaps probably the most good recognize magazines now we have the following at Newsstand. it truly is choked with the whole lot that you’d anticipate from a sleek women’s per thirty days journal. corresponding to the most recent model, superstar gossip, makeup assistance and extra. Cosmopolitan is a heavy weight journal that's crammed with every thing the fashionable lady must comprehend.

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Women, Disability and Mental Distress

By Julia L.T. Smith

Over fresh many years an expanding volume of awareness has been paid to settling on and assembly the person help wishes of psychological wellbeing and fitness carrier clients and folks with actual impairments within the united kingdom. proof of this is often noticeable in the literature that considers psychological healthiness and actual impairment from quite a lot of views, in addition to the elevated diversity of carrier provision for people inside either different types. notwithstanding, the help wishes of people who fall into either different types have principally been neglected by means of social care and future health carrier companies, practitioners, and businesses for whom the main target is both psychological overall healthiness or actual impairment. the inability of realization that has been given in concept and in perform to the psychological future health help wishes of disabled ladies who event psychological misery has ended in an inadequate wisdom base of ways to help disabled ladies who might require a few type of psychological health and wellbeing aid. For this workforce of girls this has intended that their wishes have arguably persisted to be ignored and for that reason left unmet. Writing from her place as either a social employee and a provider consumer, Julia Smith has written an cutting edge and critical textual content which either discusses a ignored zone of private event and makes an unique contribution to wisdom with reference to either coverage and perform.

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Dear Zari: The Secret Lives of the Women of Afghanistan

By Zarghuna Kargar

"A strong selection of stories that depict the struggles and hopes of Afghan ladies. a regularly emotional and now and then painful learn, this e-book is finally a poignant get together of human resilience below unbelievable duress. " —KHALED HOSSEINI, New York Times bestselling writer of The Kite Runner

 

"I am deeply touched through those stories...Dear Zari will be learn via someone who cares and needs to grasp approximately Asia and Asian women." —XINRAN

 

"All the tales in Dear Zari illustrate the soreness as a result of deeply ingrained Afghan traditions. yet [the women's} bravery and resilience shines via and Kargar touchingly finds how listening to others' existence tales ultimately gave her the braveness to proportion her personal. " —The Independent

 

Moving, enlightening, and heartbreaking, Dear Zari provides voice to the key lives of Afghan ladies. For the 1st time, Dear Zari permits those ladies to inform their tales of their personal phrases: from the kid bride given as money to finish of a family members feud, to a lifestyles spent in a dismal, dusty room weaving carpets, from a tender lady being mentioned as a boy, to a lady dwelling as a widow avoided by way of society.

 

Intimate, emotional, painful and uplifting, those tales discover the ache and energy of girls during this deeply non secular and very conventional society, and express how their braveness is an proposal to ladies everywhere.

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The Daylight Gate

By Jeanette Winterson

“Mixing ancient element and darkish horror, [Winterson] brilliantly brews a spellbinding tackle the 1612 English witch trials.”—People

An immediate bestseller within the united kingdom, The sunlight Gate is Jeanette Winterson’s singular imaginative and prescient of a depressing interval of advanced morality, intercourse, and tragic performs for energy in a time while politics and faith have been heavily intertwined. On strong Friday, 1612, deep within the woods of Pendle Hill, a meeting of 13 is interrupted via the neighborhood Justice of the Peace. in their coven have already been imprisoned for witchcraft and are expecting trial, yet those that stay are vouched for by means of the rich and revered Alice Nutter. Shrouded in secret and talented with perpetually younger attractiveness, Alice is validated in Lancashire society and insulated by means of her fortune. As these accused of witchcraft retreat into darkness, Alice stands on my own as a realm-crosser, a conjurer of powers that might both smash her or set her free.

“Winterson’s haunting imagery and narrative immediacy captivate. An engrossing tale that’s guaranteed to depart you shivering.”—Elle

“This booklet is addictive, a page-turner…Winterson lays at the horror and the supernatural with gleeful abandon.”—LA evaluate of Books

“A bold historic novel…a portal in prose….Any reader who crosses over into this novel will consider vividly the place she or he has traveled.”—NPR.com

“Delightfully gruesome.”—New York Times

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Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath

By Mimi Alford

#1 NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
 
in the summertime of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to start an internship within the White residence press workplace. After simply 3 days at the activity, the privileged yet sheltered younger girl was once provided to the President himself. presently, the 2 all started an affair that might proceed for the subsequent eighteen months. Emotionally unprepared to counter the President’s air of mystery and tool, Mimi used to be additionally ill-equipped to address the emotions of isolation that may keep on with as she fell into the double lifetime of a faculty scholar who used to be additionally the key lover of the main strong guy on the planet. After the President’s assassination in Dallas, she grieved on my own, locked her mystery away, and attempted to begin a brand new lifestyles, basically to be blindsided through her past.
 
Now, now not outlined by means of silence or disgrace, Mimi Alford ultimately unburdens herself with this unflinchingly sincere account of her lifestyles and her tremendous inner most moments with a really public guy. This paperback variation contains a unique Q&A, within which the writer displays at the excessive media cognizance surrounding the book’s preliminary free up. Once Upon a Secret is a relocating tale of a girl rising from the shadows to reclaim the truth.
 
“With the good thing about hindsight and strong outdated adulthood, [Mimi Alford] writes not only in regards to the mystery, however the corrosive influence of maintaining that mystery. . . . You can’t support liking her, or her dependent and punctiliously good-natured book.”—The Spectator

“What [Alford] sacrificed in lucre she has greater than recovered in credibility and dignity.”—The Washington Times
 
“Compelling . . . a cultured voice telling a reputable tale you could take to the bank.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
 
“Explosive . . . searingly candid.”—New York Post

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Maxim [AU] (March 2016)

Maxim – the world’s best men’s journal offers males what they wish – attractive ladies and extreme intercourse. Maxim beneficial properties attractive girls, cool devices, quickly vehicles, activities, leisure, and different male obsessions.

Release identify: Maxim Australia – March 2016-P2P
Size: 11MB
Format: PDF
Pages: a hundred pages

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Why She Buys: The New Strategy for Reaching the World's Most Powerful Consumers

By Bridget Brennan

If the shopper financial system had a intercourse, it might be female.
If the enterprise international had a intercourse, it might be male.

And therein lies the pickle.

Women are the engine of the worldwide economic system, riding eighty percentage of shopper spending within the usa by myself. They carry the handbag strings, and while they’ve bought a decent grip on them as they do now, businesses needs to be shrewder than ever to win them over. simply whilst executives have mastered changing into expertise literate, they locate there’s one other ability they wish: turning into woman literate.

This isn’t regularly effortless. Gender is the main strong determinant of the way an individual perspectives the area and every little thing in it. It’s more desirable than age, source of revenue, or race. whereas there are mountains of study performed each year segmenting shoppers and examining why they purchase, regularly it doesn’t consider the only piece of data that trumps all of them: the intercourse of the client. It’s lovely what number businesses fail to remember the psychology of gender once we all comprehend that women and men examine the realm so differently.

Bridget Brennan’s Why She Buys indicates selection makers the way to bridge this divide and seize the company of the world’s strongest shoppers simply once they want it most.

• irrespective of the place you reside, ladies Are a international nation: You’ll realize the price in learning ladies with an identical depth that you'd a international industry. girls develop up inside of a tradition in their personal gender, that's frequently invisible to males. Brennan dissects this feminine tradition and explains the real mind differences
between women and men which can reason your girl consumers to note issues approximately your items, advertising campaigns, or revenues surroundings that you simply may have overlooked.

• The excessive Fives: There are 5 significant tendencies riding the worldwide girl inhabitants which are key to making a choice on their want and desires. those international shifts are only starting to be tapped by means of companies, and studying approximately them gives you you with a useful blueprint for long-range making plans.

• the great, the undesirable, and the gruesome: learn how the easiest and brightest businesses have cracked the feminine code, and listen to horror tales approximately those who haven’t. via instructive case reviews and interviews, Why She Buys offers functional, field-proven concepts that you should follow on your enterprise instantly, from giants like Procter & Gamble and Toyota to upstarts like technique home-care items and lululemon athletica clothing.

At a time whilst each corporation is seeking a aggressive virtue, Bridget Brennan deals a brand new and potent lens for shooting industry share.

From the Hardcover edition.

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