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Author : Maria Alexandra Vettese
Stephanie Congdon Barnes
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2016-11-08
Page : 160
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN 13 : 1613129955
Description :


An exploration of 365 days of shared experiences between two friends on opposite sides of the country, inspired by their blog, 3191 Miles Apart. Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes share a love of art and design, handmade pleasures, and a well-lived domestic life. Almost a decade ago, they began their first year-long project together, posting a photo from each of their mornings on their blog, 3191 Miles Apart, named for the distance between their homes in Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon. 3191 Miles Apart quickly acquired a worldwide following of readers drawn in by the delicate intimacy of their shared experiences. A Year Between Friends celebrates their most recent project together—a visual representation of 2015, month-by-month, side-by-side, but miles apart. In addition to 400 photographs recording their daily inspirations and creative undertakings and a foreword from New York Times bestselling author Molly Wizenberg, this unique collaboration expands on their prior work with over 25 handmade crafts and seasonal recipes, notes on simple living, and personal stories that follow the tide of a year filled with new life, change, and loss. It is an intimate joint portrait revealed through photographic snippets—mending a sweater, making a mobile from a cherished collection, creating fabric dyes from natural materials, baking scones—that defies distance through the celebration of shared moments of calmness, warmth, and family. Both aspirational and down-to-earth, A Year Between Friends is an inspiring visual love letter to friendship and creativity, a timeless reminder to appreciate life one day at a time, to slow down, to cherish simplicity, and to make the extra effort to do things with care and with the people we love.


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Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Release : 2013-07-02
Page : 208
Category : Photography
ISBN 13 : 1616891939
Description :


A Year of Mornings collects 236 images--always taken before 10 am without discussion between the two women--from this uniquely 21st century artistic collaboration. The intimacy of these photographs--discarded clothing, a view of a snowy day from the window, a tablecloth--combined with their striking similarities in color and composition defies the reality of their long-distance collaboration. While clearly kindred spirits, the two women have met in person only once. Their friendship is maintained solely online, sustained by a shared love for moments of serenity, solitude, and peacefulness. The annotated photographs in A Year of Mornings radiate an aura of sweetness and light--the promise of a new day.


Author : Helen Levine
Oonagh Berry
Publisher : Second Story Press
Release : 2005-01-01
Page : 280
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN 13 : 1926739078
Description :


Longtime friends Helen Levine and Oonagh Berry decided they missed the tradition of "real" letters. The obvious solution for them was to initiate a correspondence project. Their goal? To write each other a longhand letter every two weeks for a year, and see what, if anything, they were missing in their usual friendship rituals of lunches, visits and telephone chats. The result is a wealth of insights yielded from over 150 years of combined life experience. Week in and week out, Helen and Oonagh weave together tales of family, work, politics, motherhood, aging and creativity. Reading Between Friends is like sharing a warm pot of tea with two frank, articulate and experienced companions.


Author : Amos Oz
Publisher : HMH
Release : 2013-09-24
Page : 288
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0547985592
Description :


Winner of the National Jewish Book Award: A “gorgeous, rueful collection of eight linked stories” capturing the collective dreams of Israel in the 1950s (Chicago Tribune). These eight interconnected stories, set in the fictitious Kibbutz Yekhat, draw masterful profiles of idealistic men and women enduring personal hardships in the shadow of one of the greatest collective dreams of the twentieth century. A devoted father who fails to challenge his daughter’s lover, an old friend, a man his own age; an elderly gardener who carries on his shoulders the sorrows of the world; a woman writing perversely poignant letters to her husband’s mistress. Each of these stories is a luminous human and literary study; together they offer an eloquent portrait of an idea, and of a charged and fascinating epoch. Award-winning writer Amos Oz, who spent three decades living on a kibbutz, is at home and at his best in this “lucid and heartbreaking” award-winning collection (The Guardian). “Oz lifts the veil on kibbutz existence without palaver. His pinpoint descriptions are pared to perfection . . . His people twitch with life.” —The Scotsman “A collection of stories . . . that boasts the sense, scope and unity of a novel . . . Breathtaking.” —Irish Examiner “A complex and melancholic vision of people struggling to transcend their individuality for the sake of mundanely idealist goals.” —The Times Literary Supplement


Author : Trish Morey
Publisher : Trish Morey
Release : 2021-02-28
Page : 332
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0648835960
Description :


Coming home was never going to be easy - for anyone With her marriage over, her career in tatters, and her mother incapacitated, Sarah has no choice but to return to Lord Howe Island to run the family store. Paradise to most, to Sarah the tiny island might as well be a prison, where she is trapped with her two ex-best friends, Floss and Jules. Floss should be happy. She married her childhood sweetheart and has five gorgeous kids, but now everything feels wrong. When a chance encounter makes her realise how close she is to losing everything, the only person she can talk to is the woman who pushed her away. Jules doesn't need to see Sarah to be reminded of the friendships she has lost - her four-year-old daughter reminds her every day. But now she has a reason to want to talk to her once best friend, and maybe try to set things right. This summer, on the most beautiful island on the planet, can these three women find their way along the rocky road of forgiveness, and back to the friendship they once shared?


Author : Carol Rivers
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-07-28
Page : 368
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1471153185
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1953: Pretty, ambitious, 19-year-old Ruby Payne and her lifelong friend Kath Rigler are eager to enjoy their post-war independence. Moving away from home to a flat the East End of London is a chance to break free for them both: Kath from her abusive family and Ruby to escape the unhappy memories of her brother's suicide two years before. Ruby finds work immediately at a fashionable new dog grooming parlour close to the city. Even though animals aren't really Ruby's thing, she has high hopes of changing her fortunes. Kath isn't quite so lucky and has to make do with her tough factory job, leaning more and more on Ruby for emotional support. But then Ruby meets handsome, charming Nick Brandon - and ignores the warnings from those around her that he is trouble. Ruby wants a glamorous life - but it will come at a high cost for her and Kath. 'Brings the East End to life - family loyalties, warring characters and broken dreams. Superb' Elizabeth Gill 'Surely one of the best saga writers of her time' Rosie Clarke 'A gripping page turner' Leah Fleming


Author : Debbie Macomber
Publisher : MIRA
Release : 2011-02-01
Page : 400
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9781426884320
Description :


Jillian Lawton and Lesley Adamski. Two girls from very different backgrounds. Jillian is the only child of wealthy parents, while Lesley's from a working-class family. They become best friends in the turbulent '60s, but their circumstances, their choices—and their mistakes—take them in virtually opposite directions. Lesley stays in their Washington State hometown. She gets pregnant and marries young, living a life defined by the demands of small children, not enough money—never enough money—and an unfaithful husband. Jill lives those years in a completely different way: on a college campus shaken by the Vietnam War, and then as an idealistic young lawyer in New York City. But they always remain friends. Through the years and across the miles, through marriage, children, divorce and widowhood, Jill and Lesley confide everything to each other—every grief and every joy. Because the quality of a friendship is the quality of a life.


Author : Steve Kucinski
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2000-01-01
Page : 148
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0595097901
Description :


Jennie McClain is trying to fit in with the rest of the kids. With the exception of her friends Karyn and Brian, she is something of an outcast. Even though she plays basketball for Kennedy Jr. High, her serious approach towards school has kept her apart from other kids. Her eighth grade year starts off with some tense moments in English class with the meanest teacher she has ever met. Mr. K seems to enjoy scaring the kids. Eventually, Jennie becomes friends with him, but then when a teacher disappears, rumors of an affair surface and he is accused of murder. Jennie looks to her friends to help her save Mr. K but finds things between them have changed. Pretty soon, she starts to believe Mr. K might have done it. In the end, it’s a race to save Mr. K and her friendships.


Author : Dale Carnegie
Publisher : Sristhi Publishers & Distributors
Release : 2020-10-12
Page : 272
Category : Self-Help
ISBN 13 : 8194790891
Description :


Do you feel stuck in life, not knowing how to make it more successful? Do you wish to become more popular? Are you craving to earn more? Do you wish to expand your horizon, earn new clients and win people over with your ideas? How to Win Friends and Influence People is a well-researched and comprehensive guide that will help you through these everyday problems and make success look easier. You can learn to expand your social circle, polish your skill set, find ways to put forward your thoughts more clearly, and build mental strength to counter all hurdles that you may come across on the path to success. Having helped millions of readers from the world over achieve their goals, the clearly listed techniques and principles will be the answers to all your questions.


Author : Sally Rooney
Publisher : Penguin Random House
Release : 2017
Page : 309
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0451499050
Description :


Originally published: London: Faber & Faber Limited, 2017.


Author : Rosie Nixon
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2020-11-12
Page : 384
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0008273421
Description :


A page-turning story about new friendships, motherhood and heart-breaking secrets.... ‘I couldn’t put it down’ Lorraine Kelly ‘A relatable, wryly funny tale’ Red ‘Every new mum will want to read this’ Adele Parks ‘Gripping...A great read’ Heat


Author : Between Friends Book Club
Publisher :
Release : 2021-02-14
Page : 266
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN 13 : 9781732266650
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Energized by changes in careers and romances, the ladies of Novel Women book club transition from a tumultuous summer into autumn. But they soon discover that this new stage of life doesn't come with instructions. Sandwiched between their parents and children, they rely on each other to navigate this confusing period. As they face these new challenges, the six women buoy one other up with an abundance of wisdom, resilience, strength, and ---yes, ---love. After all, book club is so much more than just reading. Bri - book club founder, finds returning to work after a twenty-year hiatus proves to be even more difficult than she feared. Madeline - senses something isn't quite right with her husband's business associate and friend. Ava- visits her mother in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and is attracted to a neighbor's son. Hanna -her controlling mother moves in with her when her sister is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Charlotte-grapples with her boyfriend's ex-wife's looming presence and hostile children. Staci -longs for her elusive Vermont farmer despite brutal attacks by his jealous longtime friend.


Author : Nancy Thayer
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2014-04-29
Page : 304
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0553391100
Description :


Now available for the first time as an eBook, this poignant novel by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer tells the engrossing story of two women, two families, and a shocking revelation that changes everything. When Lucy West and Kate Cunningham meet, the two spirited young women recognize kindred spirits in each other. Both Lucy and Kate married early and lack complete confidence in the brave new world of mothering. As their friendship deepens, their lives become fully intertwined. With husbands and children in tow, they spend glorious summers together in a large house on Nantucket island, sailing and feasting on lobster—and when their husbands are back on the mainland, the two women even get a chance to kick up their heels. The closest of allies, Lucy and Kate share their highs and lows, their joys and darkest secrets. Or so Kate thought. One summer, in the midst of a devastating family crisis, Lucy reveals a truth she has long kept hidden from her best friend. And in the aftermath of this astonishing revelation, the lives of the Wests and the Cunninghams will never be the same. Includes a captivating preview of Nancy Thayer’s upcoming novel Nantucket Sisters! Praise for the novels of Nancy Thayer “The queen of beach books.”—The Star-Ledger “Thayer has a deep and masterly understanding of love and friendship, of where the two complement and where they collide.”—Elin Hilderbrand “Thayer’s gift for reaching the emotional core of her characters [is] captivating.”—Houston Chronicle “One of my favorite writers.”—Susan Wiggs “Thayer portrays beautifully the small moments, inside stories and shared histories that build families.”—The Miami Herald “Thayer’s sense of place is powerful, and her words are hung together the way my grandmother used to tat lace.”—Dorothea Benton Frank


Author : Celeste Ng
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2017-09-12
Page : 368
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0735224307
Description :


The #1 New York Times bestseller! Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. “I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult “To say I love this book is an understatement. It’s a deep psychological mystery about the power of motherhood, the intensity of teenage love, and the danger of perfection. It moved me to tears.” —Reese Witherspoon “Extraordinary . . . books like Little Fires Everywhere don't come along often.” —John Green From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned—from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren—an enigmatic artist and single mother—who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenaged daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town—and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia’s past. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood—and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Named a Best Book of the Year by: People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads, Book of the Month, Paste, Kirkus Reviews, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many more... Perfect for book clubs! Visit celesteng.com for discussion guides and more.


Author : Robert William Chambers
Publisher :
Release : 2021-01-21
Page : 62
Category :
ISBN 13 :
Description :


Between Friends is a novel by Robert William Chambers and published in 1914.


Author : Madeleine L'Engle
General Press
Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
Release : 2019-07-18
Page : 256
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9389157722
Description :


A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It was a dark and stormy night—Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract." A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.


Author : Chris Hedges
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2007-11-01
Page : 192
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 9781416583141
Description :


Acclaimed New York Times journalist and author Chris Hedges offers a critical -- and fascinating -- lesson in the dangerous realities of our age: a stark look at the effects of war on combatants. Utterly lacking in rhetoric or dogma, this manual relies instead on bare fact, frank description, and a spare question-and-answer format. Hedges allows U.S. military documentation of the brutalizing physical and psychological consequences of combat to speak for itself. Hedges poses dozens of questions that young soldiers might ask about combat, and then answers them by quoting from medical and psychological studies. • What are my chances of being wounded or killed if we go to war? • What does it feel like to get shot? • What do artillery shells do to you? • What is the most painful way to get wounded? • Will I be afraid? • What could happen to me in a nuclear attack? • What does it feel like to kill someone? • Can I withstand torture? • What are the long-term consequences of combat stress? • What will happen to my body after I die? This profound and devastating portrayal of the horrors to which we subject our armed forces stands as a ringing indictment of the glorification of war and the concealment of its barbarity.


Author : Angela Garry
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2016-04-28
Page : 24
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781532935558
Description :


Ella is a naughty, fun-loving little girl - a little misunderstood by all, apart from her best friend. "My friend Ella," about loving and accepting ourselves for who we really are, is Angela Garry's first storybook for small children.


Author : National Academy of Engineering
National Academy of Sciences
Publisher : National Academies Press
Release : 1997-08-30
Page : 96
Category : Education
ISBN 13 : 0309063639
Description :


This guide offers helpful advice on how teachers, administrators, and career advisers in science and engineering can become better mentors to their students. It starts with the premise that a successful mentor guides students in a variety of ways: by helping them get the most from their educational experience, by introducing them to and making them comfortable with a specific disciplinary culture, and by offering assistance with the search for suitable employment. Other topics covered in the guide include career planning, time management, writing development, and responsible scientific conduct. Also included is a valuable list of bibliographical and Internet resources on mentoring and related topics.


Author : Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher : Anchor
Release : 2015-03-10
Page : 736
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0385539266
Description :


ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Vanity Fair • Vogue • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • O, The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Newsday • Buzzfeed • The Economist • Newsweek • People • Kansas City Star • Shelf Awareness • Time Out New York • Huffington Post • Book Riot • Refinery29 • Bookpage • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE • A MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A Little Life follows four college classmates—broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition—as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, which are tinged by addiction, success, and pride, deepen over the decades, the men are held together by their devotion to the brilliant, enigmatic Jude, a man scarred by an unspeakable childhood trauma. A hymn to brotherly bonds and a masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century, Hanya Yanagihara’s stunning novel is about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves.