Category Archives: Contemporary Womens Fiction

Download PDF by Phyllis M Skoy: What Survives?: A Novel

By Phyllis M Skoy

Adalet Ulusoy is improving from serious burns to her legs, the demise of her mom and dad and the lack of her unborn baby caused by an important earthquake at the Black coastline of The Republic of Turkey. while her husband deserts her, his prosperous relatives sends her to stay in a vacant domestic they personal within the pottery village of Avanos the place she meets the ambitious blind grandmother of a teenage budding artist, Meryem. opposed to the backdrop of a consistently altering and constructing Turkey, Adalet and Meryem flow to Istanbul in order that Meryem can learn artwork. There they meet an American paintings professor from ny urban. via love, mentorship and the frightening occasions of September eleven, their lives are endlessly changed.

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New PDF release: Strength and Grace

By Deamer Dunn

this is often the tale of a tender Mexican lady who stumbles into turning into a bullfighter. She so excels that she turns into a superb Matador. The capture is all yet a number of imagine she is a guy. it's a tale of girl empowerment in the Mexican male tradition of the bullfight. There also are coming of age features to the tale because the reader follows her progress from being a fifteen-year outdated tomboy to a twenty-five 12 months outdated girl who spends nearly all of her time being a guy. This duality creates gender id concerns that she needs to face besides all of the hazards of her career and the stress of her masquerade.

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Get Helen Keller Really Lived: A Novel (Fiction Collective Two) PDF

By Elisabeth Sheffield

What does it suggest to truly stay? Or not?

 

Set in japanese, upstate manhattan, Helen Keller quite Lived includes a fortyish former barfly and grifter who needs to make a residing within the wake of her prosperous husband’s demise, and who unearths paintings in a sanatorium supporting ladies looking reproductive counsel. the opposite major personality is the grifter’s useless ex-husband, a Ukrainian hooker-to-healer good fortune tale, who ahead of his death was once a gynecologist and after, an beginner folklorist, or ghostlorist, who accumulated and supplied scholarly remark at the tales of his fellow “revenants.”

 

Their intertwined tales discover the blunders, miscarriages, inadequacies, and defeats which could have ended in their divorce, together with his failure (according to her) to “fully live.”

 

As it investigates the subject of what it ability to “really dwell” or no longer, Elisabeth Sheffield’s very good new novel can be an exploration of digital truth within the feel of the event supplied by means of literature. it's a novel awash in a mess of voices, from the obscenity-laced, Nabokovian soliloquys of the useless Ukrainian physician, to the trade-school / midcentury-romance-novel-constrained sort of his lifeless mother-in-law.

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Get Proud Flesh: Sex, God, and the Redemptive Power of Flat Foot PDF

By Ginger T. Manley

Proud Flesh is the tale of 4 generations of girls whose existence messes outline their relationships. while tightly-wound secular-progressive intercourse therapist Carroll Murphy forums a aircraft from D.C. for California in 1988 she has no concept how her lifestyles is ready to alter via her reluctant friendship together with her seatmates, Tennessee cousins Trixie and Peggy. Inwardly defensive her own back-story, Carroll outwardly avoids acknowledgment of her circle of relatives luggage, permitting her to be blind-sided by way of the fewer subtle cousins. A story of revelation, redemption, and reconciliation, Proud Flesh resonates with nearly all people who has confronted an analogous matters as those ladies. Readers will snicker, groan, cry, and cheer because the hard-to-love Carroll discovers an not going community of aid and unconditional love that buffers her transformational trip right into a late-life courting with a most-unpredictable guy an into life-affirming connections with humans she has now not noticeable for greater than 40 years.

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New PDF release: The Catalyst: A Novel

By Marion Voytinsky,Jen Harris

hear because the Storyteller weaves the story of Norah Geddes, the Catalyst. Watch as Norah’s very presence alterations the lives of family, colleagues and strangers. Can Norah and the opposite imagine team individuals interact to create a deadly disease of peace?

The story starts off with Norah having a dreadful morning, which incorporates a clinical emergency, a hair break-down, no espresso, a flying child, being attacked through a cloth wardrobe, being held up at plastic knife aspect, and skipping paintings to get breakfast. Her depressing morning has unforeseen ripple results on many others, together with her boss, a safety safeguard, a tender unmarried mom and an aged melanoma patient.

The Storyteller’s story attracts in all listeners. She responds to requests from her viewers for experience, kidnapping, theft, extra romance, much less romance, and twins, adapting her story but consistently returning to Norah’s adventures.

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Read e-book online I Love You More...Than Shoes! PDF

By Wandachristine,Michael J. Hudson,Kay Humphries,Dino Malcolm

In an that’s outfitted on seems, glamour, intercourse attraction and the right physique, not anything is extra merciless than to get up one morning and locate that every one these attributes that after have been marketable have without warning left you prepared to retire to the “Actor’s Retirement domestic” in wooded area Hills, California; which in the meanwhile has a truly lengthy ready record because of the entire incoming child boomers.

Welcome to the realm of 4 Hollywood actresses over 50 who're now not but able to retire. There’s Deborah Elizabeth, the “Choppomatic Queen” of past due evening tv; sweet Thomas, an Ex-Broadway Diva referred to now as Tina the “talking turkey” on a PBS kiddie convey; Peggy Diamond, a fearless stuntwoman, and Nila Garrett, an unemployed actress that nobody desires to lease.

The glamour of Hollywood has replaced for all 4 of them. but if a stunt is going mistaken, an premature demise of a robust Hollywood agent, and a lifestyles threatening affliction results in marriage; they unexpectedly locate themselves constantly asserting to 1 another…“I Love You More...Than Shoes”…NOW THAT’S LOVE!

"When I learn, "I Love You More...Than Shoes!" Deborah Elizabeth and her pals made me snigger and made my middle discomfort now and then. check out the area of "women of a definite age" who're facing the actor/entertainment tradition. simply don't think every thing they are saying approximately agents."
Linda Jack
Agent/Owner
Grossman & Jack expertise Agency

"I Love You More...Than footwear! - A lighthearted word spoken, that provides size to an unmeasurable devotion."
Al Hawkins
TV & movie Director

"I Love You More...Than footwear! is a pleasant read-so a lot in order that I quote its identify every day to all my BFFs. you will completely get pleasure from all of the exact characters in the tightly woven, small team of lovely girls residing their artistic desires in Hollywood, as they love, aid and continuously end up their committed friendship to every other-regardless of what ever life's demanding situations and benefits evolve. I let you know this simply because i admire you more...than shoes!"
Marie P. Anderson
Fashion version Agent
Agency Galatea

"I Love You More...Than sneakers! is written like a clean new pair of Jimmy Choo Stiletto footwear. This publication is delicate with convenience like a good glued and adapted insole. it's good written, cohesive or tight just like the most interesting cow leather-based to make a couple of trainers. final yet now not least, this e-book is delicate, unpredictable and powerful like 4-5 inch stiletto heels that hold you as you attempt via existence. "I Love You More...Than footwear" is striking, fantabulous, hot, loving, exciting with nice suspense and a superb personality builder with a superb religious base. This e-book will make you ask yourself and think about approximately who your genuine pals are, it is going to push you to a cliff with questions and judgements approximately what you will want on your personal existence, and most significantly it stirs your unsleeping to paintings at the spirituality you must tackle this journey."
Jacquelyn Conard
Casting Director

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Read e-book online Naomi (Libros del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Junichiro Tanizaki,María Luisa Balseiro

Naomi es una «chica moderna» que desafía l. a. tradición japonesa con sus modales y su forma de vestir. Su historia, un satírico relato ambientado en el Tokio de los años 1920, es narrada por Jòji, un ingeniero de veintiocho años que conoce a Naomi cuando ésta tiene quince y trabaja como camarera. A Jôji le sorprende su atractiva pasividad y enseguida ve en ella a l. a. mujer de sus sueños. Naomi acepta irse a vivir con él, lo que supone el comienzo de su transformación... y de los problemas de Jôji. l. a. credulidad de éste y su encaprichamiento con l. a. vanidosa y autocomplaciente Naomi lo convertirán en un tragicómico símbolo de Japón en un momento de profunda confusión cultural.
Con su despiadado sentido del humor, Naomi expresa espléndidamente el entusiasmo con el que los angeles mayoría de los japoneses de las ciudades se enfrentaron a las «maravillas» de l. a. cultura occidental.

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Download e-book for kindle: Finn Again by Lynda Meyers

By Lynda Meyers

Finn McCarthy is part Irish, part English, and completely great.
Raised within the pubs and informed at Oxford, he by no means did understand which part to desire. His Irish part loves ladies and booze, whereas his English part is depraved shrewdpermanent and damned well mannered. after which there is Regan, the single lady who by no means did succumb to his charms.
When a global at conflict beckons, Finn solutions the decision, yet there are a few casualties even a soldier cannot arrange for. To heal his wounds he needs to banish his demons, a trip that leads him to a sleepy fishing village the place the mysteries of his celtic roots take carry. He starts to simply accept his prior, purely to find that his maximum conflict could take every thing he is bought left.
War...Does issues to a guy. yet Finn is not just any man.

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