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The Year My Life Broke

Author : John Marsden
ISBN : 9781743514443
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the mutli-award winning and bestselling author of the Tomorrow series. "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian You move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia. Tarrawagga is a hole. Its only ambition is to be a crater, and it has every chance of getting there. The last thing you expect is to have action all around you, dangerous strangers in the backyard and bullets flying past your ears. At your new school, everyone thinks you're the biggest loser in Grade 6. Little do they know. When they realise the truth, teachers and students alike are in for the shock of their lives. Funny, gripping and full of surprises, The Year My Life Broke could be the most real book you read this year. Warning: This book is not a fantasy. It contains no superheroes, wizards, dragons, time travel, aliens or magic. Notable Book for the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards's Young Readers 2014
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Reclaiming My Life From Broken Promises

Author : Corinne Hostenne
ISBN : 9781770976238
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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These poems are about my life experience. They are a glimpse into my journey of reclaiming my life. I began writing poetry as a way of releasing stress, loneliness, and sadness. When I moved to Calgary I had no one to talked to. I felt very alone and out of place, and I had no idea what I was going to do with myself. All of my friends were in Montreal, along with everything I had ever owned. I only had five hundred dollars in my wallet, and two suitcases full of toys, clothes, and important documents."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

With Broken Wings

Author : Jerie Catillo With Susan L. McElaney
ISBN : 9781481760973
Genre : Family & Relationships
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WITH BROKEN WINGS is a riveting and engrossing memoir about one woman’s courage and perseverance in battling through, first, childhood sexual abuse and, later on, horrific physical and sexual abuse as an adult. It is a true story told in raw and honest details; a story of heart-wrenching losses, discovery, unwavering resilience and faith. Jerie Catillo’s story is a beautiful gift because of her rare ability and willingness to bare her soul to the universe; and because of her passion to reveal the healing she received after she poured out her broken self to others. WITH BROKEN WINGS speaks of Jerie Catillo’s fight to move forward in her life—despite all she had to leave behind. It speaks of her transformation from a broken and torn woman to a woman who has been set free and who has jubilantly reclaimed her magnificent self and voice.
Category: Family & Relationships

My Bright Abyss

Author : Christian Wiman
ISBN : 9781466836747
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Seven years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone marrow transplant, is a moving meditation on what a viable contemporary faith—responsive not only to modern thought and science but also to religious tradition—might look like. Joyful, sorrowful, and beautifully written, My Bright Abyss is destined to become a spiritual classic, useful not only to believers but to anyone whose experience of life and art seems at times to overbrim its boundaries. How do we answer this "burn of being"? Wiman asks. What might it mean for our lives—and for our deaths—if we acknowledge the "insistent, persistent ghost" that some of us call God? One of Publishers Weekly's Best Religion Books of 2013
Category: Biography & Autobiography

You Wrote My Life

Author : Melton Alonza McLaurin
ISBN : 288124548X
Genre : Music
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First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Music

Wanderlust For The Young Broke Professional

Author : Deidre N. Mathis
ISBN : 9781496962515
Genre : Travel
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Have you been yearning to travel and see the world but are limited on funds and resources? Have you ever considered taking time away from your day to-day life to obtain real life experiences through travel that will help you grow both personally and professionally? Have you always dreamed of sipping hot chocolate under the Eiffel Tower in Paris or posing for a great photo in front of the Taj Mahal in India? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the book for you! “Wanderlust: For The Young, Broke Professional” was written by a young woman who has dedicated her life to seeing as much as the world as possible and in this book she lets you in on some of her secrets on how she has been able to do so. Fed up with the daunting task of working a 9-to-5 in a career that didn’t fulfill her personal or professional growth, Deidre decided to take a break from it all to travel and explore the world. That’s how Wanderlust was born. Whether you are a college student, recent graduate, or working on a full-time job, this book offers resources to help you save money, manage your time to prioritize travel, and plan the trip of your dreams. If you are tired of just dreaming about or talking about traveling more- hurry and get to reading! “Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional,” will inspire you to go beyond your comfort zone to learn a new language, mix and mingle with locals from different countries and explore the beauty of different cities. You can choose to volunteer your time abroad, go work internationally, or simply vacation somewhere new and exotic- whatever the case, this book will help you get there.
Category: Travel

Broken Wings

Author : Glory Keveme
ISBN : 9781477118887
Genre : Fiction
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Broken Wings is mainstream fiction. It is the extraordinary story of Daniel Surefire Lasky an Apache-raised tracker and lion-killing Big Game Hunter who is commissioned to find the grave of a missionary last seen in Northern Rhodesia, 30 years before. What starts out as a search for a missing priest, grows into a dangerous mission, evolving into a quest for existential meaning. What Surefire finds in Africas cursed Shinshika Mountains will change forever his cynical world view and cavalier lifestyle. This powerful and inspiring story, filled with drama, adventure, passion and love, is set to become another international bestseller for Keverne a natural story-teller whose talent is richly expressed in this unique book. ACCLAIM FOR GLORY KEVERNES A MAN CANNOT CRY. A PEOPLE magazines Top Ten Book of the Year in America. A BOOKSELLERS Most Promising Title in Britain. A MAN CANNOT CRY is the finest first novel I have ever handled (including THE COLLECTOR by John Fowles, and THE WATER IS WIDE by Pat Conroy). Close to 50 years in publishing as a writer, editor and agent and I have never heard such a story of how a relatively uneducated girl of eighteen in a little copper mining town in Northern Rhodesia, married to a miner, began a powerful first novel of 500,000 words (before cutting), and spent years writing it under the most amazing circum- stances. I have never been as overwhelmed by a first novel. She is simply a born story teller. Julian Bach, New York Agent and a former editor of LIFE magazine. Gloria, you have a wonderful novel here. It moved me to tears and its editing has been a labor of love for me. A Man Cannot Cry has given me great pleasure and I thank you for it. Eventually the world will too. Hillel Black, William Morrow, USA. This excellent novel is an African answer to THE THORN BIRDS. With first rate characterization and an unusual and ingenious plot, the combination of Africa, the Quaker settlement and medicine, is exceptionally good. P Parkin, HarperCollins, UK. A MAN CANNOT CRY pulses with the life of Northern Rhodesia and all Africa besides. The story begins in 1958 with the arrival of Dr Than Profane at a Quaker mission to see his dying father. He does not intend to stay but before long he is taking Africa like a drug and thriving like cut grass growing wild He quickly earns the affectionate name Bwana Cowboy. His methods and sometimes his morals are characteristically American, rough-hewn, deaf to both danger and defeat Inevitably he clashes with his conservative hosts. But he does much better with the local tribes there is a wonderful passage where he is trained as a witchdoctor and some of the books finest characters, lovingly portrayed, are African The book is alive with people, places, and their interactions: births and deaths in squalid hut and shiny hospital, cruel savages and a tame leopard; the glory of a canoe trip on the Zambezi and a white man dressing as a witchdoctor to fight a smallpox epidemic; and in the background the murmuring voices of a changing Africa, Lumumba, Tshombe, Kasavubu, Kaunda. A MAN CANNOT CRY dramatizes all the conflicts and parallels between the white world and the black, the old Africa and the new, the familiar and the alien, the uncertain fears of the mind and the sure knowledge of the heart. Long, rich and detailed, it is a wonderful book. Alan Ryan, THE WASHINGTON POST. An enormous array of human emotion is
Category: Fiction

My Life As A Broken Bungee Cord

Author : Bill Myers
ISBN : 9781418535124
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A hot-air balloon race! What could be more fun? Then again, we're talking about Wally McDoogle, the world-renowned "Human Catastrophe." My Life as a Broken Bungee Cord keeps readers on the edge of their seats as one calamity builds upon another until, with his life on the line, Wally learns what it means to FULLY put his trust in God.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Lord I M Broke Again

Author : Tracy Gittens
ISBN : 1452089000
Genre : Reference
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Have you ever gotten to the check-out line of the grocery store only to find out you do not have enough money to pay for your purchases? How about having to "steal from Peter to pay Paul?" Lord, I'm Broke Again is an insightful and practical book that encourages you to get yourself right side-up while giving you a glimpse of the broken-ness and humility that comes as a result of spiraling out of control financially. This book also examines the emotional soul-tie connection we often have with money and how to break free as we move toward Kingdom Financial Principles.
Category: Reference

Broken But Fixable In The Potter S Hands

Author : Juanita Funkhouser
ISBN : 9781483639017
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book, Broken but Fixable in the Potters Hands, have a double purpose. It was written as a tool to help me heal over horrible things that I had to work though and be healed over. Plus this book was written as a testimony of how God help me through these horrible things that I had to deal with day by day. My psychiatric suggested that I would start a journal of my hard times and how I overcome them. My problems that I had to face started back when I was just a little baby on to adult problems.
Category: Biography & Autobiography