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What Is It Like To Be Me

Author : Alenka Klemenc
ISBN : 9781849053754
Genre : Psychology
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Looks at what it is like to be a child with Asperger's syndrome through the eyes of a boy with the condition named Greg, with information for parents and professionals on how to deal with the syndrome and the effects it has on families.
Category: Psychology

What It Feels Like To Be Me

Author : Jenny Salaman Manson
ISBN : 9781846946950
Genre : Psychology
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This book is about being alone in our heads. It gives a rare glimpse of what other people feel like: to read it is to reflect on our own experience of being. People hide behind their appearance in order to get by in the world. In this book men and women alike of all ages reach beneath their skin to reveal their inner self. Am I the same person day to day, year to year? Is there an essential core as the layers of life are peeled away? And to what extent do the different stages of life beg different kinds of answers to the question what it feels like to be me? Readers will see how similarly Julie aged 85 and Nina aged 14 address the questions and how the themes thread through all the contributions. Brilliant poems by Dannie Abse and Peter Phillips look back and forwards in their lives. An Israeli artist looks at himself in two photographs. Three commentators give their views: a professional counsellor, a distinguished scientist and Dr Jonathan Miller.
Category: Psychology

What S It Like To Be Married To Me

Author : Linda Dillow
ISBN : 0781406099
Genre : Religion
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What's It Like to Be Married to Me? is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of a better marriage—as readers look in the mirror to see how they can change. Bestselling author Linda Dillow understands that most women want more from their marriage but don't know how to get it. In What's It Like to Be Married to Me?, Dillow challenges readers to ask the riskiest questions: What is is like to be married to me? What is it like to make love with me? Why do I want to stay mad at you? Extremely intimate and honest, What's It Like to Be Married to Me? is not a book about marriage at all. It is a book about how to live out marriage, day-by-day and year-by-year, and watch who you become as a wife impact the intimacy in your marriage!
Category: Religion

How Ya Like Me Now

Author : Brendan Halpin
ISBN : 9781466874381
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Since his dad died, Eddie's mom has spent all her time getting high on OxyContin, leaving Eddie to take care of himself. When Eddie's mom goes into rehab and his aunt and uncle take him away to Boston, everything changes. His new school, which he attends with his cousin Alex, is experimental: there's a CEO instead of a principal, classes are held in an office building, and the students, all sporting business-casual looks, are the only urban kids Eddie has ever seen outside of a rap video. As for Alex, it's bad enough that he has to share his bedroom with Eddie, but his parents are on his case about including his quiet cousin in his social life as well. Alex wants to do the right thing, but between talking to girls, playing video games, thinking about girls, laughing with his friends, and looking at girls, when is he supposed to find time to help Eddie and "work up to his potential" in school? Two boys find that they have a lot to learn from each other in this touching, funny novel about finding your place and looking out for your friends.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

White Like Me

Author : Tim Wise
ISBN : 9781593764708
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Using stories from his own life, Tim Wise demonstrates the ways in which racism not only burdens people of color, but also benefits, in relative terms, those who are “white like him.” He discusses how racial privilege can harm whites in the long run and make progressive social change less likely. He explores the ways in which whites can challenge their unjust privileges, and explains in clear and convincing language why it is in the best interest of whites themselves to do so. Using anecdotes instead of stale statistics, Wise weaves a narrative that is at once readable and yet scholarly, analytical and yet accessible.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Where I D Like To Be

Author : Frances O'Roark Dowell
ISBN : 9781439132272
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A ghost saved twelve-year-old Maddie’s life when she was an infant, her Granny Lane claims, so Maddie must always remember that she is special. But it’s hard to feel special when you’ve spent your life shuffled from one foster home to another. And now that she’s at the East Tennessee Children’s Home, Maddie feels even less special. She longs for a place to call home. She even has a “book of houses” in which she glues pictures of places she’d like to live. Then one day, a new girl, Murphy, shows up at the Home armed with tales about exotic travels, being able to fly, and boys who recite poetry to wild horses. When Murphy offers Maddie something she has never had before, Maddie begins to wonder if she has finally found someone who feels like home.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Love Don T Love Me

Author : Synnamyn
ISBN : 9781304858696
Genre : Fiction
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Can these lifelong friends ever find true love happiness amongst all the drama that ties them together? A tight nit group of friends all after the same thing: true love and ultimate happiness, but for them it seems like life won't let that happen! When the dream couple Kyla and Darious are pulled apart by Darious's cheating ways, Kyla goes on to find true love in a man named Amir. Darious isn't through loving Kyla yet and sets out to destroy her happiness by doing whatever it takes. Then there's Greg who loses his faith when his soul mate is killed by a case of mistaken identity. He's spiraling down a long road of despair and depression. Will he ever be able to find his way back? Priscilla and Felicia are both strong, smart and attractive women with one down fall: falling for bad boys when the answer to true love is much closer than they expected. Last there's, Sophie who is suffering from a broken spirit and wondering if she can ever love again.
Category: Fiction

Bleed Like Me

Author : C. Desir
ISBN : 9781442498945
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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From the author of Fault Line comes an edgy and heartbreaking novel about two self-destructive teens in a Sid and Nancy–like romance full of passion, chaos, and dyed hair. Seventeen-year-old Amelia Gannon (just “Gannon” to her friends) is invisible to almost everyone in her life. To her parents, to her teachers—even her best friend, who is more interested in bumming cigarettes than bonding. Some days the only way Gannon knows she is real is by carving bloody lines into the flesh of her stomach. Then she meets Michael Brooks, and for the first time, she feels like she is being seen to the core of her being. Obnoxious, controlling, damaged, and addictive, he inserts himself into her life until all her scars are exposed. Each moment together is a passionate, painful relief. But as the relationship deepens, Gannon starts to feel as if she’s standing at the foot of a dam about to burst. She’s given up everything and everyone in her life for him, but somehow nothing is enough for Brooks—until he poses the ultimate test. Bleed Like Me is a piercing, intimate portrayal of the danger of a love so obsessive it becomes its own biggest threat.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

What Else Is There For A Boy Like Me

Author : Patrick Moon
ISBN : 9781783067886
Genre : Travel
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A successful City solicitor, in his mid-forties, Patrick Moon finds himself disenchanted with the law but enchanted with India. A decision to abandon the one gives him the freedom to return to the other, as he tries to come to terms with the opportunity he has created for himself, the chance to reinvent his life.
Category: Travel

What Do You Want From Me Learning To Get Along With In Laws

Author : Terri Apter
ISBN : 0393072886
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Breaking new ground in family psychology, an exploration of the intricacy, friction, and love in the bonds between in-laws. When we marry, we believe the bond is between only two individuals. Few of us realize the power that inlaws will exert over our lives. But the in-laws we acquire when we marry affect our quality of life—our marriage, family, personal comfort, and long-term well-being—for better or worse. What Do You Want From Me? takes a fresh look at the age-old problem of managing conflict with in-laws, offering practical help for dealing with problems that are both immediate (“How do I deal with my in-laws now?”) and strategic (“How can I change the nature of my in-laws’ demands?”). Terri Apter, a psychologist whose books on family dynamics have received international acclaim, draws on nearly two decades of psychological research to pinpoint the sources of tension between in-laws and explore the ways in which we can build healthy relationships with the in-laws in our lives.
Category: Family & Relationships