A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good by Emma Gray

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A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good by Emma Gray

PREORDER • This title will be released on February 27, 2018

 

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An illustrated big-sister’s guide to activism—the perfect gift for young feminists and long-time observers looking to enter the fray.

Have recent events given you pause? Does Trump’s America make you fearful for the future of women? Do you want to become more involved in helping to preserve women’s rights but aren’t sure how? In A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance, Emma Rose Gray, Executive Editor at The Huffington Post, outlines all that young women need to know on pivotal women’s rights issues and offers a blueprint for those who want to take a stand and participate in the cause.

This groundbreaking book includes:

• Background information on key issues so you can choose where you most want to take a stand.

• A guide for learning about the first Amendment and how to choose good news sources and make sure you’re getting quality information.

• Practical instructions on how to get involved and stay involved, with examples from the author’s own experience organizing the successful “Watch Us Run” conference.

• Instructions for how to talk to your friend who says she’s “just not that political” and your relatives whose beliefs conflict with your own.

• Advice for self-care and how to stay involved without exhausting yourself.

• Extensive back-matter including numbers to call, organizations to email and donate to, and scripts for reaching out to representatives and organizations.

• Interviews with experienced activists including senator Elizabeth Warren, actress Amber Tamblyn, actress Marlo Thomas, Women’s March Co-Chair Carmen Perez, Mother of the Movement Lucy McBath, Black Lives Matter creator Alicia Garza, People for Bernie Founder Winnie Wong, and former assistant to President Obama Tina Tchen.

Featuring original 2-color illustrations throughout by New York Magazine’s Eva Hill, A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance illuminates why the time has never been more important than now to get involved in helping to ensure women’s rights are protected for the current and future generations of women.

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Every Little Kiss (Sequoia Lake #2) by Marina Adair

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I had won this ebook (kindle) through Goodreads, and it’s actually a good book 📖 📱 I am almost finished, and hoping for a happy ending! I’m here like Ford, you better get ur woman boy. 👌🏽💁🏽‍♀️🤷‍♀️👏🏽🤩🤪

 

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Every little kiss is worth the risk if you find love in the end 

This book was good. Has he ending “Paxton said that’s Mens bullseye get to sleep with me. I believe if it wasn’t for Ford Paxton wouldn’t have talked much, because Pax spoke a lot more with the help of Ford and bullseye. I knew that well was hoping Liv forgave Ford for his white lie… I need a guy like Ford ❤ Jesus where he’s at (looking) anyways.

I won this book through good reads I usually don’t get right to the books I won because I am reading other books. But I’m glad I have gotten around to reading this book and happy I won this book. I will also read other books by this author whenever I get a chance.

Hopefully, it’s ones about Liv friends (I see book 1 is about Avery I plan to read that real soon. Hopefully, one about Grace comes soon.)

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There’s nothing that single mom Liv Preston won’t do if it means making her six-year-old son smile again. After a heartbreaking two years, her little family is due for some fun in the sun. She just didn’t expect to find it in the big, rugged, Search and Rescue hero next door—who shows her just how exciting, and sexy, life’s adventures can be.

As head of Reno’s K-9 search division, Ford Jamison knows what it takes to make life-and-death decisions on the fly. He doesn’t hesitate, doesn’t do regrets, and has never doubted his instincts—until he makes a promise that turns his world upside down. Desperate for redemption, he returns to Sequoia Lake, only to find himself face-to-face with his past…and the one woman he can’t have. Not when his secret would destroy her—and everything she holds dear.

For Liv, finding love once was a gift. Finding it twice seems impossible, until the moment Ford’s lips meet hers. Love doesn’t always come easy, but when it’s right, it’s worth fighting for…

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Paxton suffered from select mutism, a form of social anxiety that affected a child’s ability to communicate when expectations become overwhelming.
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We vowed we were going to stop letting fear and outside limitations decide our future. To go after life at full speed and find some happiness.”
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She was also the loneliest. Looking at Liv was like looking at his mother. Too proud to take help, too tired to enjoy her life. She’d always said she’d get to the fun part later, but Ford had been a wild kid, and for his mom, later never came.
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“I don’t see why you can’t wear it,” Liv said encouragingly, but Paxton was sipping his juice. Well, the glass was to his lips, but he was just breathing into the cup and watching the glass fog up.
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“Tell me what you need, because I’m listening.” “A partner,” she whispered, her heart pounding against her ribcage until she was sure it would burst free. “Someone who wants to find the same pace with me. Someone to hold my hand and who isn’t afraid to let me hold his. Someone I can count on and who respects the relationship enough to count on me. Someone who knows life is too short not to eat the cupcake first.”
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Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published July 18th, 2017 by Montlake Romance

“Blood Sisters by Jane Corey”

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Advanced Uncorrected Bound Copy of “Blood Sisters by Jane Corey” I won a copy of this book on Goodreads. This title will be released on January 30, 2018. PREORDER now if you like.

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From the bestselling author of My Husband’s Wife, a new thriller featuring three girls, one accident, and a lifetime of lies.

Three little girls set off to school one sunny morning. Within an hour, one of them is dead.

Fifteen years later, Kitty lives in an institution. She can’t speak, and has no memory of the accident that put her there, or her life before it.

Nearby, Alison, a local artisan, struggles to make ends meet and to forget her past. When a job opens up in a prison as an art teacher, she takes it. Soon, though, she starts to receive alarming notes–followed by a frightening prisoner-on-prisoner assault while her back is turned. When an impressive new student arrives in Alison’s class, things seem to settle down. But not for long.

For someone is watching both Kitty and Alison. Someone who wants revenge for what happened that day. And only another life will do. . .

“Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper

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It’s an advanced copy, This book will be released on February 6, 2018! PREORDER NOW ✔️

Force of Nature (#AaronFalk #2) by Jane Harper 📘📗

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Five women go on a hike. Only four return. Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dry, asks: How well do you really know the people you work with?

When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path.

But one of the women doesn’t come out of the woods. And each of her companions tells a slightly different story about what happened.

Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk has a keen interest in the whereabouts of the missing hiker. In an investigation that takes him deep into isolated forest, Falk discovers secrets lurking in the mountains, and a tangled web of personal and professional friendship, suspicion, and betrayal among the hikers. But did that lead to murder?

The Body in the Casket: A Faith Fairchild Mystery (Faith Fairchild Mysteries) by Katherine Hall Page

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Won this book, never posted it until today! Release Date: December 5, 2017

‘You can PREORDER this book if you want’

The Body in the Casket: A Faith Fairchild Mystery (Faith Fairchild Mysteries) by Katherine Hall Page

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The inimitable Faith Fairchild returns in a chilling New England whodunit, inspired by the best Agatha Christie mysteries and with hints of the timeless board game Clue.

For most of her adult life, resourceful caterer Faith Fairchild has called the sleepy Massachusetts village of Aleford home. While the native New Yorker has come to know the region well, she isn’t familiar with Havencrest, a privileged enclave, until the owner of Rowan House, a secluded sprawling Arts and Crafts mansion, calls her about catering a weekend house party.

Producer/director of a string of hit musicals, Max Dane—a Broadway legend—is throwing a lavish party to celebrate his seventieth birthday. At the house, as they discuss the event, Faith’s client makes a startling confession. “I didn’t hire you for your cooking skills, fine as they may be, but for your sleuthing ability. You see, one of the guests wants to kill me.”

Faith’s only clue is an ominous birthday gift the man received the week before—an empty casket sent anonymously containing a twenty-year-old Playbill from Max’s last, and only failed, production—Heaven or Hell. Consequently, Max has drawn his guest list for the party from the cast and crew. As the guests begin to arrive one by one, and an ice storm brews overhead, Faith must keep one eye on the menu and the other on her host to prevent his birthday bash from becoming his final curtain call.

Full of delectable recipes, brooding atmosphere, and Faith’s signature biting wit, The Body in the Casket is a delightful thriller that echoes the beloved mysteries of Agatha Christie and classic films such as Murder by Death and Deathtrap.

Fever by Deon Meyer

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Fever by Deon Meyer. 📕📙📖

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Nico Storm and his father, Willem, drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land. They are among the few in the world, as far as they know, to have survived a devastating virus that has swept over the planet. Their lives turned upside down, Nico realizes that his superb marksmanship and cool head mean he is destined to be his father’s protector, even though he is still only a boy.

Willem Storm, though not a fighter, is both a thinker and a leader, a wise and compassionate man with a vision for a new community that survivors will rebuild from the ruins. And so Amanzi is founded, drawing Storm’s “homeless and tempest-tost”—starting with Melinda Swanevelder, whom they rescue from brutal thugs; Hennie Fly, with his vital Cessna plane; Beryl Fortuin and her ragtag group of orphans; and Domingo, the man with the tattooed hand, whom Nico immediately recognizes as someone you want on your side. And then Sofia Bergman arrives, the most beautiful girl Nico has ever seen, who changes everything.

So the community grows, and with each step forward, as resources increase, so do the challenges they must face—not just from the attacks of biker brigands, but also from within. Nico undergoes an extraordinary rite of passage in this brand new world, testing his loyalty to the limits. Looking back later in life, he recounts the traumatic events that led to the greatest rupture of all—the murder of the person he loves most.

By Blood Sworn (The Dagger Chronicles) By Janice Jones

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By Blood Sworn (The Dagger Chronicles) By Janice Jones

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As the Dagger, Alex Stone hunted down supernatural threats on covert ops team, Night Command. After the capture of a particularly bad-ass vampire, Tristan Ambrose, Alex gets out of the game. In the years following her departure, Alex started a hot new clothing line and moved on with her life. She was happy pretending the supernatural didn’t exist, but, with Tristan’s escape, she’s pulled back into the game.  Alex is hired to continue guarding the very tempting body of Jason Stavros―up-and-coming vampire politico―alongside her new team, The Trackers. Stavros is scheduled to head to an international conference of the supernatural community in Bucharest, and Alex and her new team must keep him safe while investigating new threats, and ghosts from the past. When the conference is interrupted by betrayal and sabotage, Alex must pull her weakened team together to bring the saboteurs to justice―and get some well-deserved revenge. Suddenly, she’s not just back in the game, she’s all in.  By Blood, Sworn is the thrilling, psychological, and sexy sequel to In Her Blood, the first book in The Dagger Chronicles series by Janice Jones.

“Catalyst (Jo Benally Series) (Volume 2)” by November Ellison

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“Catalyst (Jo Benally Series) (Volume 2)” by November Ellison

 

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In Catalyst, the follow-up to November Ellison’s breakout novel, Beacon, Pastor Jo Benally struggles to cope with the realization that the innocent are not immune to the evils of the world. Chloe, a child in her congregation, can see vampires, and Jo decides to take on the role of protector for the girl, moving with Chloe’s family to Virginia.

But Jo’s presence may be more of a liability than an asset. Contrary to their solitary nature, vampires begin to congregate around Jo, whose powers as a Beacon are growing by the day. Realizing she facilitates love and lustful inclinations in those around her, Jo finds herself at the crux of an undead love triangle.

Making matters much more complicated, the murderous, immoral agency Jo worked for before turning to God reinserts itself into her life. RAND seeks to understand—and wield—the power of vampirism as a weapon. RAND must be stopped.

As matters come to a head, Jo suddenly understands her purpose in this bloody, dark, and violent world. Assuming the role of protector once again, Jo defends the vampires from RAND and teaches them to use their powers for good.

But will it be enough to save them?

Reawakened by Colleen Houck

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I’m late on publishing a lot of things.
But…… A book I had won back in June. I believe.
Reawakened by Colleen Houck

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A New York Times Bestseller!
From Colleen Houck, New York Timesbestselling author of The Tiger’s Curse, comes an epic Egyptian-inspired adventure about two star-crossed teens who must battle mythical forces and ancient curses on a journey with more twists and turns than the Nile itself! When seventeen-year-old Lilliana Young enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art one morning during spring break, the last thing she expects to find is a live Egyptian prince with godlike powers, who has been reawakened after a thousand years of mummification. �And she really can’t imagine being chosen to aid him in an epic quest that will lead them across the globe. But fate has taken hold of Lily, and she, along with her sun prince, Amon, must travel to the Valley of the Kings, raise his brothers, and stop an evil, shape-shifting god named Seth from taking over the world.

Child of Paradise (Listen to your Dreams) by Pratibha R Dh

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Child of Paradise (Listen to your Dreams) by Pratibha R Dh

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Life takes an unexpected turn when Tia meets the boy whom she secretly had a crush on all through her school years. Not only does Ron steal her heart but he seems equally besotted in a true blue sense of the word. Tia’s friends who had always known about her infatuation are more than thrilled as Ron is absolutely a girl’s dream come true – a stunner with a heart of gold. Everything seemed just so perfect and it looked like the universe finally heard her wishes…if not for one person who didn’t want her to be with Ron. And it was none other than the person Tia loved most in the world – Rianna, her sister. The bizzare part of it all was that Rianna was no longer alive! Tia was continuously haunted by dreams of her sister who kept warning her off Ron. Her sister’s case being closed off by the police as suicide was something that had left Tia deeply perturbed even years after her passing away. As Tia follows her instincts and tries to solve the mystery surrounding her sister’s death she comes up with evidence that might just open up a can of worms and shatter her whole family. Will she be able to fulfil her sister’s last wish? Will she make the right choice between love and justice? This story is a journey of corporate ambition, greed, lust and betrayal. A paranormal crime novel that will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions and family drama while at the same time leave you twitching to unearth the mystery of a death, unresolved.