Peterson, Tanya J., author
Are you exhausted and discouraged because anxiety has ambushed and confined you? Maybe your fight for freedom has only strengthened anxiety's hold on you. Whether you've felt imprisoned by your anxious thoughts and emotions for most of your life or have recently begun to experience them, you can wiggle your way out of anxiety's trap.
Speck, Daniel, 1969-, author
Milan, 2014. Julia, a young and brilliant German designer, is about to launch the fashion show that could bring the breakthrough success she has sacrificed so much to achieve. All her dreams for the future are on the brink of reality - until an unknown past comes to find her. A grandfather she never knew existed approaches her with an astonishing claim. Julia's father, believed dead for decades, is still alive. As a great lie is revealed, Julia embarks on a journey to uncover the lost pieces of her past. It takes her on a tour through Italy - from Milan to Naples to Sicily, back three generations to an immigrant heritage that struggled to build new roots in Germany after the war, and to secrets that have remained hidden for sixty years. Milan, 1954. Vincent, a handsome German engineer for BMW, arrives with the task of testing the Isetta, a revolutionary Italian car. His interpreter is the talented and enigmatic Giulietta, and the two soon fall passionately in love. Giulietta is full of life and dreams - she loves to design and sew clothes - but is held back by her family, who emigrated from Sicily, and by a promise that already binds her to another man. She will find herself forced to choose between love and duty, freedom and tradition - it is a choice that will mark the fate of generations to come.
Layne, Aliza, author
Twelve-year-old goblin and witch-in-training Beetle enlists her former best friend, Kat Hollowbones, to help stop Kat's sorceress aunt from demolishing the mall where Beetle's friend Blob Ghost is trapped.
Baxter, Sam, author
Easy ways for feel-good days Life sucks sometimes. It does. But it's possible to make it suck a lot less. If you find yourself weighed down by stress, anxiety or burnout, this guidebook is going to set you on the path to feeling calm and cool as can be. With these clear and simple tips on how to relax and reset your body and mind, you'll improve your mood at home and at work, and you'll be ready for any situation that might test your tranquillity.
Kinney, Jeff, author
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ready for the adventure of a lifetime. But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park that's not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation--or if they're already in too deep.
Charland, Jean-Pierre, 1954- auteur
1937-1938. Depuis sa rupture, Précile se fait harceler par son ex-fiancé. Jaloux et possessif, Edmond réussit même à écorcher la réputation de la vieille fille. Heureusement, certains de ses locataires se montrent de parfaits gentlemen. Jeune mère célibataire, Constance vit une situation délicate… Cette dernière la pousse à construire un mur autour d’elle. Louis parviendra-t-il à atteindre son cœur comme il l’espère malgré tout ?
Colfer, Eoin, author
One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl twins—scientist Myles, and Beckett, the force of nature—are left in the care of house security (NANNI) for a single night. In that time they befriend a troll who has clawed his way through the earth's crust to the surface. Unfortunately for the troll, he is being chased by a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun, who both need the magical creature for their own gain, as well as a fairy-in-training who has been assigned to protect him. The boys and their new troll best friend escape and go on the run. Along the way they get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened, killed (temporarily), and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms, but the one that exists between a pair of twins.
Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author
Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings, speaking through their mouths and seeing through their eyes, Cricket has to hide, terrified of being discovered.
Jones, Caroline, author
Liberate yourself from domestic chaos, toxic relationships and a desk piled high with incomplete tasks. How to Go Clutter Free will make you richer in space, time and money, and pave the way for a tidy, calm and happy life. Featuring 100 clear and simple decluttering tips, this hassle-free, easy guide will help you to: Identify and ditch excess. Create more space for the important things in life. Tidy your home, mind and life. Replace mess and confusion with calm and clarity.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author
Born in India and growing into early manhood, Kim is the son of an Irish soldier born under British Imperial rule in 19th century India. Left in the care of a half-caste woman, Kim is free to explore the back allies and bazaars of Lahore. But when he meets with his father's old regiment he trades his native clothes for European suits and abandons his free-wheeling life for the trappings of a secret agent. He wants to play the "great game' of imperialism. He is also spiritually bound to the lama, an old ascetic priest. As the two men become fired by a quest that takes them across the country, Kim tries to reconcile these opposing impulses.
Dupuy, Marie-Bernadette, 1952- auteur
Août 1905. Depuis quelque temps, Élisabeth et son fils Antonin ont trouvé le calme dans l’appartement de M. Woolworth, situé au centre de Manhattan. La jeune mère a enfin le sentiment de pouvoir passer un moment sans ennuis et le simple fait de retrouver la personne qu’elle considère comme sa vraie famille la réjouit profondément. Or, un malheur l’accable une fois de plus : son garçon disparaît après avoir échappé à la vigilance de ses proches. La belle orpheline sent sa gorge se serrer, sachant Antonin perdu dans le ventre de la ville qui, un jour, l’a presque avalée. Les souvenirs rejaillissent et se pressent en Élisabeth, lui rappelant les nombreux dangers pour un petit d’à peine cinq ans. Malgré ce chagrin étouffant, aura-t-elle la force d’affronter cette nouvelle épreuve de la vie et les écueils sur son chemin ?
Tremblay-D'Essiambre, Louise, 1953- auteur
En 1921, Évangéline, Alphonse et leur fils Adrien emménagent dans une maison que l’époux a construite de ses propres mains, la demeure idéale pour la grande famille dont rêve le couple. Mais le destin a d’autres plans… Marcel, le second fils, le seul autre enfant qu’il leur sera permis de concevoir, leur procurera autant de joie que de soucis. Car autant Adrien incarne le calme et la joie de vivre, autant Marcel se révèle un enfant colérique et exigeant que seule la passion pour le hockey semble apaiser. D’autres épreuves attendent par ailleurs Évangéline, qui se découvrira une force et des ressources insoupçonnées pour prendre soin des siens. Au fil du temps, les différences entre les deux frères continueront de s’accentuer et de les séparer, alors que plane jusqu’à Montréal la menace d’une guerre dans les vieux pays. Comment Évangéline parviendra-t-elle à vivre sereinement son quotidien au milieu d’autant de tourments? Avec des personnages colorés et plus vrais que nature, cet antépisode de la série best-seller Mémoires d’un quartier nous invite, à coup d’émotions et de revirements, à traverser deux nouvelles décennies au cœur d’une famille désormais légendaire.
Roberts, Nora, author
Playing the odds: Determined to see his daughter leave her job as a blackjack dealer on a cruise ship and settle down to have a family, Serena MacGregor's father arranges for gambler Justin Blade to make Serena rethink her priorities.
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. author
An all-new collection of winter-themed stories from the Queen of Mystery, just in time for the holidays--including the original version of "Christmas Adventure," never before released in the United States! There's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter . . . It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fire with these wintry whodunits from the legendary Agatha Christie. But beware of deadly snowdrifts and dangerous gifts, poisoned meals and mysterious guests. This chilling compendium of short stories--some featuring beloved detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple--is an essential omnibus for Christie fans and the perfect holiday gift for mystery lovers.
Hallinan, P. K.
A boy describe the wonderful times he has with his mother doing such things as playing in the park, reading books, and going to the shore.
McManus, Karen M., author
When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students, all four become suspects. It is up to them to solve the case.
Winfrey, Oprah, author, narrator
In her latest book, Oprah shares what she sees as a guide for listeners activating their deepest vision of themselves, offering the framework for creating not just a life of success, but one of significance. The ten chapters are organized to help listeners recognize the important milestones along the road to self-discovery, laying out what they really need in order to achieve personal contentment, and what life's detours are there to teach.
Penney, Shannon, author
There's a new puppy in town! The Cutiecorns are helping Batty make new friends. Suddenly, the sky goes dark. The pawfect storm is heading right for Puppypaw Island! It's raining pups and dogs and the worst part is, Batty has gone missing. Can Glitter use her caring magic to help find him before the storm gets too ruff?-- Publisher's description.
Lewis, Beverly, 1949- author
Eager to begin a new chapter as a Lancaster County tour guide, Anna searches for the answers of her grandmother's past and an old stone wall--both a mystery due to the elderly woman's Alzheimer's. And when Anna grows close with a Mennonite man and an Amish widower, she's faced with a difficult choice. Will she find love and the truth, or only heartbreak?
Patterson, James, 1947-, author
When a rich stockbroker is found dead, the police deem it a suicide. Until suspicious facts start to come up and point the finger at three women: his personal chef, his housekeeper, and his ex-wife. But all women have gone missing.