Download E-books Home to Holly Springs (Father Tim) PDF

By Jan Karon

The first of the daddy Tim novels via the bestselling writer of At domestic in Mitford, Somebody secure with anyone Good, and different books within the Mitford Series

Readers of the 9 bestselling Mitford novels were captivated by means of Jan Karon’s present for illuminating the struggles that creep into daily lives “along with a vividly imagined international” (People). thousands have relished the tale of the bookish and big-hearted Episcopal priest and the fullness of his likely traditional lifestyles. Now, within the first novels of a brand new sequence, Jan Karon enchants us with the tale of the newly retired priest’s spur-of-the-moment event. For the 1st time in a long time, Father Tim returns to his birthplace, Holly Springs, Mississippi, in keeping with a mysterious, unsigned notice asserting easily: “Come home.” a narrative of long-buried secrets and techniques, forgiveness, and the sweetness of researching new humans, areas, and intensity of feeling, Home to Holly Springs will enthrall new readers and longtime enthusiasts alike.

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Download E-books The Golden Bowl (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) PDF

By Henry James

The rich American widower Adam Verver and his shy daughter, Maggie, stay in Europe, heavily tied via their love of artwork and their mutual admiration.  Maggie's destiny turns out guaranteed whilst she turns into the spouse of an enthralling, although impoverished, Italian prince. but if Adam marries his daughter's buddy Charlotte Stant, unaware that she is the prince's mistress, the degree is decided for a posh and oblique conflict among the 2 wives. The extraordinary Charlotte is set to maintain her lover, whereas Maggie is decided to guard her liked father from any knoweldge in their shared betrayal. 

The acuity with which Henry James calibrates the 4 characters' delicately transferring alliances and records the maturation of a naïve younger lady marks this as a powerful fulfillment. The Golden Bowl was not just James's final significant paintings but in addition the radical within which his unheard of present for mental drama reached its height.

Introduction through Denis Donoghue

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Download E-books Saving CeeCee Honeycutt: A Novel PDF

By Beth Hoffman

Steel Magnolias meets The Help in Beth Hoffman’s New York instances bestselling Southern debut novel, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

Twelve-year-old CeeCee Honeycutt is in hassle. For years, she has been the caretaker of her mom, Camille, the town’s tiara-wearing, lipstick-smeared laughingstock, a girl who's trapped in her long-ago second of glory because the 1951 Vidalia Onion Queen of Georgia. whilst tragedy moves, Tootie Caldwell, CeeCee’s long-lost great-aunt, involves the rescue and whisks her away to Savannah. There, CeeCee is catapulted right into a perfumed international of prosperity and Southern eccentricity—one that looks to be run fullyyt by means of powerful, wacky ladies. From the unique Miz Thelma Rae Goodpepper, who bathes in her yard bath and makes use of backyard slugs as her mystery guns; to Tootie's all-knowing housekeeper, Oletta Jones; to Violene Hobbs, who entertains a neighborhood police officer in her canary-yellow peignoir, the ladies of Gaston road preserve CeeCee entertained and enthralled for a whole summer.

A undying coming of age novel set within the Sixties, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt explores the indomitable strengths of girl friendship, and charts the adventure of an unforgettable lady who loses one mom, yet unearths many others within the storybook urban of Savannah. As Kristin Hannah, writer of Fly Away, says, Beth Hoffman's gleaming debut is “packed packed with Southern allure, robust girls, wacky humor, and stable outdated heart."

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Download E-books The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance! (Unfortunate Events) PDF

By Lemony Snicket


Dear Reader,

If you haven't learn whatever in regards to the Baudelaire orphans, then earlier than you learn even another sentence, you might want to understand this: Violet, Klaus, and Sunny are kindhearted and quick-witted, yet their lives, i'm sorry to claim, are full of undesirable good fortune and distress. all the tales approximately those 3 kids are unsatisfied and wretched, and this one could be the worst of all of them. if you happen to don't have the tummy for a narrative that features a typhoon, a signalling equipment, hungry leeches, chilly cucumber soup, a terrible villain, and a doll named lovely Penny, then this ebook will most likely fill you with melancholy. i'm going to proceed to list those tragic stories, for that's what I do. You, even though, may still make a decision for your self even if you could potentially suffer this depressing story.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket

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Download E-books Mom-in-Chief: How Wisdom from the Workplace Can Save Your Family from Chaos PDF

By Jamie Woolf

We paintings so demanding to construct our administration and management talents in our careers, yet we frequently suppose like blithering idiots whilst confronted with a baby who will not cooperate, a husband who does not beware and a loved ones that turns out able to cave in from the load of our anxiousness approximately chores. “Why cannot I be as shrewdpermanent at domestic as i'm at work?” i've got usually came upon myself thinking about.

These words—written via Carol Evans and excerpted from the Foreword of Mom-in-Chief—sum up why management professional Jamie Woolf wrote this publication. They replicate the emotions of numerous expert ladies who suppose nice approximately our accomplishments within the place of work yet no longer so nice approximately how we run our homes.

In this special e-book, Woolf units out to aid readers bridge the distance among nook place of work and kitchen counter. alongside the way in which she stocks inspiring tales, sensible recommendations and interactive overview instruments to demonstrate how the simplest office practices can deliver extra pleasure and luck to relations life.

Drawing from twenty years of expertise, she lays out her "best practices" to enhance your verbal exchange, create a fit kinfolk tradition, become aware of your mum or dad management kind, deal with crises, thrive in the course of early life, and juggle paintings and family members priorities. Readers will discover universal management dilemmas, including:

  • When to step in and while to step back
  • How to maximise the training possibilities that come from mistakes
  • How to stick attached with a pesky little one or testy teenager
  • How to create rituals that increase the family's esprit de corps
  • When to push teenagers and while to allow them to quit
  • How to think much less like a maid or short-order cook dinner and extra like a talented chief able to unleashing the opportunity of others.

Mom-in-Chief addresses genuine quandaries and covers every little thing that clever career-oriented ladies want to know to be able to satisfy their parenting capability and navigate demanding situations with ability and grace.

This e-book is a welcome reminder that top a kin does not imply churning out residing masterpieces, or indulging teenagers with the suitable every little thing. It does suggest inspiring with no pushing your individual schedule, nurturing with no micromanaging, encouraging with out aiming to win a best-of-show festival, and anticipating the easiest with out ignoring the cheerful ordinariness of childhood.

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Download E-books Bunny Roo, I Love You PDF

A hot and smooth welcome to the world!
In a beautiful photo e-book that’s playfully candy and visually pleasing, New York occasions bestselling writer Melissa Marr and gifted new illustrator Teagan White rejoice the various methods mom and dad make their new infants suppose at home.
the area can look like a major, bewildering position for brand spanking new babies—fortunately, their mamas recognize simply the right way to soothe and luxury them. via enthralling scenes portraying every kind of mama animals searching for his or her children, the mum during this tale reassures her child, and teenagers in every single place, that their caretakers will consistently love them and maintain them secure. this pretty photo publication has the texture of a vintage and its heartwarming premise may still make it a kin favorite.

“A stunning package.”Kirkus Reviews
“Vintage-looking, pastoral prettiness.”
Publishers Weekly

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Ferris Beach PDF

By Jill McCorkle

Ferris seashore is a spot the place pleasure and magic coexist. Or so Mary Katherine "Katie" Burns, the single baby of middle-aged Fred and Cleva Burns, believes. Shy and self-conscious, she daydreams approximately Ferris seashore, the place her appealing cousin, Angela, leads a romantic, mysterious lifestyles.

It is the early Nineteen Seventies, and whilst the land around the highway from the Burns's ancient home is offered to builders, Misty Rhodes―also from Ferris Beach―and her flamboyant mom and dad flow into the closest newly outfitted split-level. not like Katie’s composed, reserved, sensible mom, Misty and her mom are every little thing Katie desires to be: bold, outrageous, enjoyable. the 2 ladies develop into inseparable, sharing each mystery, each dream―until one fateful Fourth of July, while their lives swap in a manner they can by no means have imagined.

In this vintage McCorkle novel, the author's wise seize of human nature creates characters that resonate with fact and emotion, and a narrative ideal for moms and daughters to percentage and cherish.

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Download E-books The Unexpected Son PDF

By Shobhan Bantwal

"What occurs while a lady who is discovered her goals wakes as much as a surprising fact? Shobhan Bantwal's poignant new novel weaves a charming story of 1 woman's go back to India: where the place she misplaced everything--and now has every thing to achieve. . .

It is a morning like every different in suburban New Jersey while Vinita Patil opens the battered envelope postmarked "Mumbai." however the letter inside of turns her cozy international the other way up. It tells Vinita an very unlikely tale: she has a grown son in India whose lifestyles may perhaps depend upon her. . .

Once upon a time, a naïve younger university woman fell for a prosperous boy whose basic pursuits have been cricket and womanizing. Vinita knew, even then, mystery affair with a guy whose language and values have been diversified from her personal was once a mistake. He accomplished along with her quickly enough--leaving her to beginning a child that used to be stillborn. Or so Vinita was once informed. . .

Now, that kid is a grown guy in determined want. to assist her son, to grasp him, Vinita needs to revisit her darkest hours by means of returning to her battle-scarred homeland--and pray for the religion of the relatives she leaves in the back of. . .

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