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The Sun and Her Flowers

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Editor: Simon and Schuster
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From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms. this is the recipe of life said my mother as she held me in her arms as i wept think of those flowers you plant in the garden each year they will teach you that people too must wilt fall root rise in order to bloom

Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rupi Kaur
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449478654
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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur Summary

The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

The Sun and Her Flowers Parody

The Sun and Her Flowers Parody Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James King
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 0244622515
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The Sun and Her Flowers Parody by James King Summary

First of all Sun is not female! Female only takes and takes and leaves you when you have nothing to give. But Sun gives and gives without any expectation and accompanies you till your death. People plant trees, not flowers! Why should only ladies have all the fun by writing whining poetries showing males as mean creatures and women as fairies? Why should not male also have some poetry fun?

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Holden,Ben Holden
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501121871
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Poems That Make Grown Women Cry by Anthony Holden,Ben Holden Summary

The internationally bestselling collection of poetry so powerful that it has moved readers to tears. “Anthony and Ben Holden remind us that you don’t have to be an academic or a postgraduate in creative writing to be moved by verse” (The Wall Street Journal). One hundred women—distinguished in literature and film, science and law, theater and human rights—share poems that have stayed with them long after reading. The poems here range from the eighth century to today, from Rumi and Shakespeare to Sylvia Plath, W.H. Auden to Carol Ann Duffy, Pablo Neruda, and Derek Walcott to Imtiaz Dharker and Warsan Shire. Their themes range from love and loss, through mortality and mystery, war and peace, to the beauty and variety of nature. From Yoko Ono to Judi Dench, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Elena Ferrante, Tina Brown, Michelle Williams, and Sarah Waters to Kaui Hart Hemmings and Joan Baez to Nikki Giovanni, this unique collection delivers private insights into the minds of women whose writing, acting, and thinking are admired around the world. Their selections include classics by visionaries, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Pablo Neruda as well as contemporary works by masters, including Seamus Heaney, Adrienne Rich, and Warsan Shire, with introductions to their work as powerful as the poems themselves. Poems That Make Grown Women Cry is a collection which represents a variety of aesthetic sensibilities and the full spectrum of human emotion. It is also a reminder of how poetry can touch minds and hearts, and how easily it will do so for readers of all stripes if they turn the first page.

the princess saves herself in this one

the princess saves herself in this one Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Lovelace,ladybookmad
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the princess saves herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace,ladybookmad Summary

From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration. the princess saves herself in this one is the first book in the "women are some kind of magic" series.

Pillow Thoughts

Pillow Thoughts Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Courtney Peppernell
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 144949000X
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Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell Summary

Pillow Thoughts is a collection of poetry and prose about heartbreak, love, and raw emotions. It is divided into sections to read when you feel you need them most.

Brolliology

Brolliology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marion Rankine
Editor: Melville House
ISBN: 1612196713
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Brolliology by Marion Rankine Summary

A fun, illustrated history of the umbrella's surprising place in life and literature Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia--holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, and exploring their full imaginative potential in folk tales and novels. In the spirit of the best literary gift books, Brolliology is a beautifully designed and illustrated tour through literature and history. It surprises us with the crucial role that the oft-overlooked umbrella has played over centuries--and not just in keeping us dry. Marion Rankine elevates umbrellas to their rightful place as an object worthy of philosophical inquiry. As Rankine points out, many others have tried. Derrida sought to find the meaning (or lack thereof) behind an umbrella mentioned in Nietzsche's notes, Robert Louis Stevenson wrote essays on the handy object, and Dickens used umbrellas as a narrative device for just about everything. She tackles the gender, class, and social connotations of carrying an umbrella and helps us realize our deep connection to this most forgettable everyday object--which we only think of when we don't have one.

The Cruelty Is the Point

The Cruelty Is the Point Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adam Serwer
Editor: One World
ISBN: 0593230817
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The Cruelty Is the Point by Adam Serwer Summary

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From an award-winning journalist at The Atlantic, these searing essays make a damning case that cruelty is not merely an unfortunate byproduct of the Trump administration but its main objective and the central theme of the American project. “No writer better demonstrates how American dreams are so often sabotaged by American history. Adam Serwer is essential.”—Ta-Nehisi Coates “Trump summoned the most treacherous forces in American history and conducted them with the ease of a grand maestro.” Like many of us, Adam Serwer didn’t know that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election. But over the four years that followed, the Atlantic staff writer became one of our most astute analysts of the Trump presidency and the volatile powers it harnessed. The shock that greeted Trump’s victory, and the subsequent cruelty of his presidency, represented a failure to confront elements of the American past long thought vanquished. In this searing collection, Serwer chronicles the Trump administration not as an aberration but as an outgrowth of the inequalities the United States was founded on. Serwer is less interested in the presidential spectacle than in the ideological and structural currents behind Trump’s rise—including a media that was often blindsided by the ugly realities of what the administration represented and how it came to be. While deeply engaged with the moment, Serwer’s writing is also haunted by ghosts of an unresolved American past, a past that torments the present. In bracing new essays and previously published works, he explores white nationalism, myths about migration, the political power of police unions, and the many faces of anti-Semitism. For all the dynamics he examines, cruelty is the glue, the binding agent of a movement fueled by fear and exclusion. Serwer argues that rather than pretending these four years didn’t happen or dismissing them as a brief moment of madness, we must face what made them possible and continues to endure. Unless we confront these toxic legacies, the fragile dream of American multiracial democracy will remain vulnerable to the forces that have nearly destroyed it time and again.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504063031
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare Summary

Shakespeare takes us into the realm of fairies in this classic comedy of marriage and unrequited love. As festivities unfold to celebrate the marriage of the Duke of Athens to the Queen of the Amazons, a large cast of characters, both human and fairy, become entangled in one another’s affairs, in this comical tale that features a love potion, a mischievous sprite, duels, romantic rivalries, the bickering fairy couple Oberon and Titania, and a play within a play.

The Wrong Cat

The Wrong Cat Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lorna Crozier
Editor: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 0771023928
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The Wrong Cat by Lorna Crozier Summary

Like the people and animals in her new collection, Lorna Crozier “defies / the anecdotal, / goes for the lyric, / music made from / bone and muscle and the grace notes” of life. The poems in The Wrong Cat are vintage Crozier: sly, sexy, irreverent, and sad, and populated by fully realized characters whose stories take place in a small lyrical space. We learn about a mother’s last breath, the first dog in heaven, a man’s fear that his wife no longer loves him, and the ways in which animals size up the humans around them and find them wanting. With Crozier’s celebrated mix of vibrant imagery, piercing observations, and deeply felt human emotions, these poems provide an affirmation in the midst of the fluid, often challenging nature of experience.

yesterday i was the moon

yesterday i was the moon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noor Unnahar
Editor: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0525576029
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yesterday i was the moon by Noor Unnahar Summary

Noor Unnahar is a young female voice with power and depth. The Pakistani poet's moving, personal work collects and makes sense of the phases of collapsing and rebuilding one's self on the treacherous modern path from teenager to adult. Tinged with the heartbreak of a broken home and the complexity of a rich cultural background, yesterday i was the moon stands out from the Insta-poetry crowd as a collection worth keeping. yesterday i was the moon centers around themes of love and emotional loss, the catharsis of creating art, and the struggle to find one's voice. Noor's poetry ranges from succinct universal truths to flowery prose exploring her heritage, what it means to find a physical and emotional home, and the intimate and painful dance of self-discovery. Her poetry and art has already inspired thousands of fans on Instagram to engage with her words through visual journal entries and posts of their own, and her fan base only continues to grow.

Poems That Make Grown Men Cry

Poems That Make Grown Men Cry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Holden,Ben Holden
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Poems That Make Grown Men Cry by Anthony Holden,Ben Holden Summary

A life-enhancing tour through classic and contemporary poems that have made men cry: “The Holdens remind us that you don’t have to be an academic or a postgraduate in creative writing to be moved by verse….It’s plain fun” (The Wall Street Journal). Grown men aren’t supposed to cry…Yet in this fascinating anthology, one hundred men—distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theater and human rights—confess to being moved to tears by poems that continue to haunt them. Although the majority are public figures not prone to crying, here they admit to breaking down, often in words as powerful as the poems themselves. Their selections include classics by visionaries, such as Walt Whitman, W.H. Auden, and Philip Larkin, as well as modern works by masters, including Billy Collins, Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott, and poets who span the globe from Pablo Neruda to Rabindranath Tagore. The poems chosen range from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first, with more than a dozen by women, including Mary Oliver, Elizabeth Bishop, and Gwendolyn Brooks. Their themes range from love in its many guises, through mortality and loss, to the beauty and variety of nature. All are moved to tears by the exquisite way a poet captures, in Alexander Pope’s famous phrase, “what oft was thought, but ne’er so well express’d.” From J.J. Abrams to John le Carré, Salman Rushdie to Jonathan Franzen, Daniel Radcliffe to Nick Cave to Stephen Fry, Stanley Tucci to Colin Firth to the late Christopher Hitchens, this collection delivers private insight into the souls of men whose writing, acting, and thinking are admired around the world. “Everyone who reads this collection will be roused: disturbed by the pain, exalted in the zest for joy given by poets” (Nadine Gordimer, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature).

She Felt Like Feeling Nothing

She Felt Like Feeling Nothing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: r.h. Sin
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449494749
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She Felt Like Feeling Nothing by r.h. Sin Summary

There are moments when the heart no longer wishes to feel because everything it's felt up until then has brought it nothing but anguish. In She Felt Like Feeling Nothing, r.h. Sin pursues themes of self-discovery and retrospection. With this book, the poet intends to create a safe space where women can rest their weary hearts and focus on themselves.

King Lear

King Lear Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1786825996
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King Lear by William Shakespeare Summary

Jonathan Munby's explosive revival of Shakespeare's epic tragedy transferred to the West End following its sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre. Performed by a celebrated cast led by Ian McKellen as the embittered monarch in a fractured kingdom. In this version the play has been cut back to its essentials to create a shorter play for a modern audience. Munby has also created a version to suit the intimacy and immediacy of the Minerva Theatre (Chichester), whilst harnessing what he describes as the "catapulting ferocity" of the play. Two ageing fathers - one a King, one his courtier - reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with shocking ends. Tender, brutal, moving and epic, King Lear is considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written.

The Poetry of Rilke

The Poetry of Rilke Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
Editor: North Point Press
ISBN: 1466872667
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The Poetry of Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke Summary

For the past twenty-five years, North Point Press has been working with Edward Snow, "Rilke's best contemporary translator" (Brian Phillips, The New Republic), to bring into English Rilke's major poetic works. The Poetry of Rilke—the single most comprehensive volume of Rilke's German poetry ever to be published in English—is the culmination of this effort. With more than two hundred and fifty selected poems by Rilke, including complete translations of the Sonnets to Orpheus and the Duino Elegies, The Poetry of Rilke spans the arc of Rilke's work, from the breakthrough poems of The Book of Hours to the visionary masterpieces written only weeks before his death. This landmark bilingual edition also contains all of Snow's commentaries on Rilke, as well as an important new introduction by the award-winning poet Adam Zagajewski. The Poetry of Rilke will stand as the authoritative single-volume translation of Rilke into English for years to come.

A Beginner’s Guide to Murder

A Beginner’s Guide to Murder Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rosalind Stopps
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008302634
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A Beginner’s Guide to Murder by Rosalind Stopps Summary

The brand new book from a powerful literary voice, author of The Stranger She Knew, shortlisted for the Paul Torday Prize.

Słońce i jej kwiaty. The Sun and Her Flowers

Słońce i jej kwiaty. The Sun and Her Flowers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rupi Kaur
Editor: Otwarte
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Słońce i jej kwiaty. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur Summary

oto przepis na życie powiedziała moja matka trzymając mnie w ramionach gdy płakałam pomyśl o kwiatach które co roku sadzisz w ogrodzie nauczą cię że ludzie też muszą zwiędnąć opaść zapuścić korzenie wzejść by rozkwitnąć „Słońce i jej kwiaty” to tętniące kobiecością utwory o dojrzewaniu i samoświadomości. Rupi Kaur ponownie – lecz z jeszcze większą mocą – w krótkich poetyckich formach wyraża troski, pragnienia i radości wielu kobiet. Daje im siłę, by czerpały ze swoich korzeni i doświadczeń pełnymi garściami. Poprzednia książka autorki, „Mleko i miód”, została przetłumaczona na 30 języków. Od polskiej premiery w marcu 2017 roku nie opuściła listy bestsellerów Empiku.

The Book of Healing

The Book of Healing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Najwa Zebian
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1524875333
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The Book of Healing by Najwa Zebian Summary

From bestselling author, speaker, and educator Najwa Zebian comes a collectible treasury of her most beloved poetry and prose. Selected by the author and organized by topic, the pieces in this collection address themes such as letting go, understanding self-worth, and stepping into your own power. Perfect for readers looking to overcome pain, heal from trauma, and rebuild a strong sense of self, The Book of Healing contains Najwa’s favorite pieces from her three bestselling books—Mind Platter, The Nectar of Pain, and Sparks of Phoenix. Beautifully packaged with foil-stamping and a ribbon marker, this gift-worthy selection of poems gets straight to the heart of Najwa’s message. A keepsake or a broad introduction, The Book of Healing is a worthy companion for anyone looking to cultivate emotional resilience.

About That Kiss

About That Kiss Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jill Shalvis
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062741810
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About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis Summary

When love drives you crazy . . . When sexy Joe Malone never calls after their explosive kiss, Kylie shoves him out of her mind. Until she needs a favor, and it’s a doozy. Something precious to her has been stolen and there’s only one person with unique finder-and-fixer skills that can help—Joe. It means swallowing her pride and somehow trying to avoid the temptation to throttle him—or seduce him. the best thing to do . . . No, Joe didn’t call after the kiss. He’s the fun time guy, not the forever guy. And Kylie, after all she’s been through, deserves a good man who will stay. But everything about Kylie makes it damned hard to focus, and though his brain knows what he has to do, his heart isn’t getting the memo. … is enjoy the ride. As Kylie and Joe go on the scavenger hunt of their lives, they discover surprising things about each other. Now, the best way for them to get over “that kiss” might just be to replace it with a hundred more.

New Names for Lost Things

New Names for Lost Things Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noor Unnahar
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1524875686
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New Names for Lost Things by Noor Unnahar Summary

A poetic meditation on identity, loss, and loneliness from the bestselling poet and visual artist An all-new illustrated poetry collection from the bestselling author of yesterday i was the moon, New Names for Lost Things combines Noor Unnahar’s powerful poetic voice and her signature collage-style visual art for a book of highly personal reflections on loss, inheritance, and what is left behind on the nonlinear path to becoming who you are meant to be.

Running Upon the Wires

Running Upon the Wires Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kate Tempest
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1635570182
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Running Upon the Wires by Kate Tempest Summary

“Running Upon the Wires is full body art, smack against love in all its stages, a battle to the finish-or the beginning-the epic struggle (and ecstasy) as only Kate Tempest could record.” -Bob Holman From award-winning poet, novelist, playwright, rapper, and recording artist Kate Tempest, an unabashedly intimate poetry collection that confirms her as one of our most important poetic truth tellers. My body was like a harp and her words and gestures were like fingers running upon the wires (James Joyce, Dubliners). Award-winning writer, spoken-word star, and spellbinding performer Kate Tempest is as bold an observer of the human heart as she is of social and political change. Her raw and exhilarating new collection of poems throbs with love's extremes: the end of one relationship, the budding of another, and what happens when the heart is pulled both ways at once. Calling in its title upon the classical poet's harp, the technological wires of communication, and the neural wires of feeling, Tempest's electrifying new verse weaves interpersonal struggle into a cathartic and memorable work of art about joy and despair, confusion and clarity, self-destruction and revival. Explosively lyrical and pulsing with feeling, Running Upon the Wires is frayed yet powerful in its pain, determined to speak and find love in a human community of “terrifying beauty.”

The Nicotine Chronicles

The Nicotine Chronicles Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lee Child
Editor: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617758671
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Lee Child recruits Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Ames, Cara Black, and others to reveal nicotine's scintillating alter egos. "Typically for Akashic--publisher of the terrific Noir series--the stories approach the subject matter from an impressive number of angles...Akashic has yet to produce a dull anthology, and this one is especially good." --Booklist "Sixteen tributes to America's guiltiest pleasure...Even confirmed anti-smokers will find something to savor." --Kirkus Reviews "The most successful entries delve bone-deep into addiction, as characters smoke to smother physical pain, loneliness, and their days...These writers capture the mental gymnastics behind the characters' bad decisions, and the joy such bad decisions can bring." --Publishers Weekly In recent years, nicotine has become as verboten as many hard drugs. The literary styles in this volume are as varied as the moral quandaries herein, and the authors have successfully unleashed their incandescent imaginations on the subject matter, fashioning an immensely addictive collection. Featuring brand-new stories by: Lee Child, Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Ames, Eric Bogosian, Achy Obejas, Michael Imperioli, Hannah Tinti, Ariel Gore, Bernice L. McFadden, Cara Black, Christopher Sorrentino, David L. Ulin, Jerry Stahl, Lauren Sanders, Peter Kimani, and Robert Arellano. From the introduction by Lee Child: Food scientists have discovered a complex compound naturally present in, among other things, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. The compound offers us a number of benefits: it improves our fine motor skills; it increases our attention spans; it improves our cognitive abilities; it improves our long- and short-term memories; it lessens depression...In and of itself, it has no real downside. It's called nicotine. We should all get some. The problem is the delivery system...The most efficient way is to burn dried tobacco leaves and inhale the smoke. Ten seconds later, the compound is in your brain, doing good in all its various ways. Unfortunately, the rest of the smoke doesn't do good. And therein lies a great mystery of human behavior. To get the good, we risk the bad. Or we prohibit ourselves the good, for fear of the bad. Which approach makes more sense?

Keep This To Yourself

Keep This To Yourself Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kerrin McCadden
Editor: SCB Distributors
ISBN: 1943735778
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Keep This To Yourself by Kerrin McCadden Summary

In Keep This To Yourself, grief is a violent machine, with each new poem Kerrin McCadden unscrews every bolt of this grief until it falls apart. McCadden cuts through the many layers of loss as she writes about how it moves through her family like a sickness. What good is silence in the face of trauma? McCadden plunges into the truth, and shows us the world on the other side.

Starry Night, Blurry Dreams

Starry Night, Blurry Dreams Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Henn Kim
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1526645343
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who are you when you're alone Starry Night, Blurry Dreams is a collection of graphic poetry about loneliness, love and existing in our world. a heavy heart is hard to carry hold on When words aren't enough to describe our emotions, this book will offer comfort, joy and a friend in the dark. we all have our own beautiful universe

A Quiet Kind of Thunder

A Quiet Kind of Thunder Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sara Barnard
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509810994
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From the bestselling author of Beautiful Broken Things, Sara Barnard's A Quiet Kind of Thunder is stunning love story about the times when a whisper means more than a shout. Now with a bold cover look. She doesn't talk. He can't hear. They understand each other perfectly. Steffi has been a selective mute for most of her life – she's been silent for so long that she feels completely invisible. But Rhys, the new boy at school, sees her. He's deaf, and her knowledge of basic sign language means that she's assigned to look after him. To Rhys it doesn't matter that Steffi doesn't talk and, as they find ways to communicate, Steffi finds that she does have a voice, and that she's falling in love with the one person who makes her feel brave enough to use it. Love isn't always a lightning strike. Sometimes it's the rumbling roll of thunder . . .

The Nature of Beauty

The Nature of Beauty Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Imelda Burke
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1473529484
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The Nature of Beauty by Imelda Burke Summary

The definitive guide to a new generation of natural beauty, skincare and makeup. 'Emma Watson's Natural Beauty Guru' Racked.com This honest, expert book will teach you how to recognise what your skin needs and how to buy the best products for you. It offers both time-honoured and modern techniques, tips and guidance for all ages, and showcases the powerful natural ingredients and brands that all beauty lovers should know about. '[Imelda's book] is amazing' Emma Watson, IntoTheGloss.com 'Imelda and her team have been teaching their customers, including me, about the best botanical brands out there for years. Now all their experience is bound together in this wonderful beauty guide.' Melissa Hemsley 'Imelda is the go-to person for natural beauty in London, I’ve learnt so much from her and her team' Ella Mills, Delicious Ella 'I can't put this book down #bestbeautytips' Tata Harper

The Terrible

The Terrible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yrsa Daley-Ward
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0525504532
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The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward Summary

Winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize • Longlisted for the 2019 PEN Open Book Award “Devastating and lyrical.” —The New York Times “Suspenseful and affecting.” —The New Yorker From the celebrated poet behind bone, a collection of poems that tells a story of coming-of-age, uncovering the cruelty and beauty of the world, going under, and finding redemption Through her signature sharp, searing poems, this is the story of Yrsa Daley-Ward and all the things that happened. “Even the terrible things. And God, there were terrible things.” It’s about her childhood in the northwest of England with her beautiful, careworn mother Marcia; the man formerly known as Dad (half fun, half frightening); and her little brother Roo, who sees things written in the stars. It’s also about the surreal magic of adolescence, about growing up and discovering the power and fear of sexuality, about pitch-gray days of pills and powder and connection. It’s about damage and pain, but also joy. With raw intensity and shocking honesty, The Terrible is a collection of poems that tells the story of what it means to lose yourself and find your voice. “You may not run away from the thing that you are because it comes and comes and comes as sure as you breathe.”

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mahogany L. Browne
Editor: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 1250300711
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Black Girl Magic by Mahogany L. Browne Summary

Black Girl, they say you ain't 'posed to be here Much of what twenty-first century culture tells black girls is not pretty: Don't wear this; don't smile at that. Don't have an opinion; don't dream big. And most of all, don't love yourself. In response to such destructive ideas, internationally recognized poet Mahogany Browne challenges the conditioning of society by crafting an anthem of strength and magic undeniable in its bloom for all beautiful Black girls. She has travelled the world sharing her vision of Black Girl Magic, and now in collaboration with artist Jess X. Snow, presents her acclaimed tribute in a visual form. Black Girl Magic is a journey from girlhood to womanhood and an invitation to readers to find magic in themselves.

A Mind Full of Flowers

A Mind Full of Flowers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: marissa mae
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1728360218
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A Mind Full of Flowers by marissa mae Summary

A collection of poetry and prose that dives into the heart of a growing teenage girl. It talks of how she hurt, how she learned, and how she grew from her many life experiences. This young girl had to hurt and learn in order to really truly know that she had a mind full of flowers and that she should never sacrifice that for anyone.

Flowers on the Moon

Flowers on the Moon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Billy Chapata
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1524866741
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Flowers on the Moon by Billy Chapata Summary

Social media sensation Billy Chapata shares insight and advice into the powerful world of love, heartbreak, and what comes next. This collection of poetry and prose will justify heartache and inspire the fortitude to survive and prosper. From Chameleon Aura author Billy Chapata comes his second major poetry collection, Flowers on the Moon. Chapata presents his signature blend of experience and advice through a chaptered series of prose and poetry. Filled with the familiar themes of love, loss, resilience, and growth From Chameleon Aura but with fresh poems and new advice, his touching narrative celebrates humanity for its undeniable worth, and this collection will leave readers warm with hope for growth, rebirth, and, most prominently, self-acceptance.

When the World Didn't End: Poems

When the World Didn't End: Poems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Caroline Kaufman
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062910396
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Teen Instagram sensation and author of Light Filters In @poeticpoison returns with a second collection of short, powerful poems about love, forgiveness, self-discovery, and what it’s like living after a hard-fought battle with depression, in the vein of poetry collections like Milk and Honey and the princess saves herself in this one. In her second book of poetry, Instagram sensation Caroline Kaufman—known as @poeticpoison—explores the shock, wonder, and beauty of an uncertain future. When the World Didn’t End is a vivid account of trying to find a path forward while reckoning with the pain of the past, embracing imperfection, and unlearning the language of self-criticism. It’s an ode to the awkward silence between goodbye and hanging up, to hearts that continue to beat after they’re broken, to the empty spaces that depression leaves behind. With vulnerability and insight, this powerful collection of short poems holds up a mirror to the doubt and longing inside us all. This collection features completely new material plus some fan favorites from Caroline’s account. Filled with haunting, spare pieces of original art, When the World Didn’t End will thrill existing fans and newcomers alike. so, what now? how will you make the most of it? how will you live the life you never thought you’d get the chance to see?

Sea of Strangers

Sea of Strangers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lang Leav
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449494943
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Sea of Strangers by Lang Leav Summary

This completely original collection of poetry and prose will not only delight her avid fans but is sure to capture the imagination of a whole new audience. With the turn of every page, Sea of Strangers invites you to go beyond love and loss to explore themes of self-discovery and empowerment as you navigate your way around the human heart.

This Is the Journey

This Is the Journey Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alison Malee
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1524852864
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This Is the Journey by Alison Malee Summary

The counterpart to The Day Is Ready For You, This Is The Journey is a collection of poetry and prose to help bridge the space between wanting, waiting, and possibility.

Le soleil et ses fleurs

Le soleil et ses fleurs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rupi Kaur
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Après avoir trôné presque une année entière au sommet du palmarès du New York Times avec Lait et miel, Rupi Kaur présente son second (et très attendu) recueil de poèmes, Le soleil et ses fleurs (The Sun and Her Flowers). Un voyage vibrant, transcendant et percutant sous les thèmes de la croissance et de la guérison, l’ascendance et le respect de nos racines, l’expatriation et la recherche d’un havre intérieur. Regroupés en cinq chapitres et encore une fois illustrés par l’auteur avec des dessins aussi évocateurs que frappants, le recueil explore de grandes émotions humaines à travers différentes étapes de la vie et de l’amour : faner, choir, s’enraciner, croître et s’épanouir. Une célébration de toutes les formes d’émotions

Flowers in the Sun

Flowers in the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Margo Gates
Editor: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1728408954
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As the sun moves across the sky, a little boy joyfully watches the sunflowers follow the sun in this sweet illustrated story. Pairs with the nonfiction title Let's Look at Sunflowers.

The Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Christian Andersen

The Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Christian Andersen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hans Christian Andersen
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Let your imagination soar with this edition of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tales! The Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Christian Andersen is the next edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, featuring works from the famous Danish poet. His classic works include fairy-tale favorites such as, "The Little Mermaid," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Princess and the Pea," "Thumbelina," and "The Emperor's New Clothes." It's perfect for adults and children alike.

Blooming Flowers

Blooming Flowers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kasia Boddy
Editor: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300252072
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An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasureThe bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance of a lotus or a saffron-infused paella—there is no end of reasons to love flowers. Ranging through the centuries and across the globe, Kasia Boddy looks at the wealth of floral associations that has been passed down in perfumes, poems, and paintings; in the design of buildings, clothes, and jewelry; in songs, TV shows, and children’s names; and in nearly every religious, social, and political ritual.Exploring the first daffodils of spring and the last chrysanthemums of autumn, this is also a book about seasons. In vibrant detail and drawing on a rich array of illustrations, Boddy considers how the sunflower, poppy, rose, lily—and many others—have given rise to meaning, value, and inspiration throughout history, and why they are integral to so many different cultures.

The Sun and Her Stars

The Sun and Her Stars Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donna Rifkind
Editor: Other Press, LLC
ISBN: 1590517229
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The little-known story of screenwriter Salka Viertel, whose salons in 1930s and 40s Hollywood created a refuge for a multitude of famous figures who had escaped the horrors of World War ll. Hollywood was created by its “others”; that is, by women, Jews, and immigrants. Salka Viertel was all three and so much more. She was the screenwriter for five of Greta Garbo's movies and also her most intimate friend. At one point during the Irving Thalberg years, Viertel was the highest-paid writer on the MGM lot. Meanwhile, at her house in Santa Monica she opened her door on Sunday afternoons to scores of European émigrés who had fled from Hitler—such as Thomas Mann, Bertolt Brecht, and Arnold Schoenberg—along with every kind of Hollywood star, from Charlie Chaplin to Shelley Winters. In Viertel's living room (the only one in town with comfortable armchairs, said one Hollywood insider), countless cinematic, theatrical, and musical partnerships were born. Viertel combined a modern-before-her-time sensibility with the Old-World advantages of a classical European education and fluency in eight languages. She combined great worldliness with great warmth. She was a true bohemian with a complicated erotic life, and at the same time a universal mother figure. A vital presence in the golden age of Hollywood, Salka Viertel is long overdue for her own moment in the spotlight.

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen - Illustrated in black and white by Honor C. Appleton

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen - Illustrated in black and white by Honor C. Appleton Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Editor: Read Books Ltd
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Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen - Illustrated in black and white by Honor C. Appleton by Hans Christian Andersen Summary

A wonderful collection of Hans Christian Andersens Fairy Tales illustrated in black and white by Honor Appleton. Contents include, The Little Mermaid, The Little Match Girl, The Snow Queen, The Red Shoes, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and many others. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales - Illustrated by A. Duncan Carse

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales - Illustrated by A. Duncan Carse Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hans Christian Andersen
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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales - Illustrated by A. Duncan Carse by Hans Christian Andersen Summary

A collection of nineteen of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous short stories, first published in 1912. Stories include: 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Emperor's New Clothes', 'Little Thumb', and 'The Snow Queen', 'The Galoshes of Fortune', 'The Red Shoes', 'The Wild Swans' and others. Hans Christian Andersen (1805 – 1875) was a Danish poet and author celebrated for his children’s stories but perhaps best known for his fables and fairy tales – meant for both adults and children. They were frequently written in a colloquial style, using idioms and spoke language in a manner previously unseen in Danish literature. Though simple at first glance, Hans Andersen Fairy Tales often convey sophisticated moral teachings, in equal measure heart-breaking and heart-warming. These tales are further enhanced by the wonderful watercolour illustrations of A. Duncan Carse - a lesser known though immensely accomplished artist and Golden Age illustrator. Andreas Duncan Carse (1876 - 1938) provided the illustrations for Lucy M. Scott’s Dewdrops from Fairyland in 1912 but it was Carse’s contributions to Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales that arguably solidified his reputation as an accomplished illustrator of children’s books. Pook Press celebrates the great ‘Golden Age of Illustration‘ in children’s classics and fairy tales – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage Golden Age illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.