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Bleak House By charles Dickens
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The term "Bleak House" refers to two different houses -- the one owned originally by John Jarndyce, to which Ada, Esther, and Richard come to live with him, and to the second Bleak... More > House, built for Esther and her husband at the end of the book. That said, the Bleak Houses in Bleak House are not bleak at all. They are happy houses. The title of the book is more indicative of the social ills and hypocrisy that Dickens addresses in it. Sir Leicester Dedlock is introduced as the height of British Aristocracy. He has a home in rural Lincolnshire called Chesney Wold. His beautiful wife lives with him, and is the apex of the fashionable world. She hides a terrible secret -- before she met Sir Leicester she bore an illegitimate child with her lover Captain Hawdon. She thinks that child has died. This child, Esther Summerson, has been raised by her godmother, who she finds out is really her aunt.< Less
When the Red Dolphin Sings By Robert Lanphar
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Mary Beth is a brilliant mathematical and simulation engineer and addresses Submarine applications. Mary Beth goes to sea to assist in sea trials and meets and falls in love with the Captain, John... More > Forester. Soon married they set up two residences, in New London, and Soquel, California. They eventually retire happily to the community of Soquel. They become actively involved with community activities including the revitalization of the Soquel Movie Theatre. Mary Beth’s husband dies and Mary Beth throws herself completely into the theatre project. A suitor enters the picture.She becomes suspicious when Stewart seems intently interested in her art and her husband’s ancient Grecian coinage. Mary Beth uses the planned reopening of the Soquel Movie Theatre to stage a play; a play which will slowly take apart Stewart as the seven jilted women strike terror in his heart, totally emasculating him, resulting in a strait jacket and short tour of the insane asylum before a long term stay in the Graybar hotel.< Less
Wallace In Blunderland By C.W. Halstead V et al.
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Sixteen-year-old Idward Wallace is a troubled boy. Always getting into fights at school, avoiding his over protective mother and trying to get a grasp on his problem with painkillers. With nothing... More > but a bag of clothes and an old worn guitar, Idward heads to a peculiar house in Millianowere, Alabama. Here his mother hopes he will straighten out his life. After an old woman opens the door to the Blunder Halfway House and Idward meets his housemates, he falls through a portal in his room into an odd world known as Blunderland. As he delves into his new existence, his path leads him to meet a strange red-haired girl, an evil king, a captain, a madman, an overgrown bird, and a large array of other unique characters. Now as Idward attempts to help overthrow the evil king, he has no idea that he is about to uncover a truth that will change everything. In this young adult novel, a troubled teenager embarks on an enlightening journey of self-discovery after he tumbles through a portal into an odd world.< Less
Wallace in Blunderland By C.W. Halstead V & W.E. Graves
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Sixteen-year-old Idward Wallace is a troubled boy. Always getting into fights at school, avoiding his over protective mother and trying to get a grasp on his problem with painkillers. With nothing... More > but a bag of clothes and an old worn guitar, Idward heads to a peculiar house in Millianowere, Alabama. Here his mother hopes he will straighten out his life. After an old woman opens the door to the Blunder Halfway House and Idward meets his housemates, he falls through a portal in his room into an odd world known as Blunderland. As he delves into his new existence, his path leads him to meet a strange red-haired girl, an evil king, a captain, a madman, an overgrown bird, and a large array of other unique characters. Now as Idward attempts to help overthrow the evil king, he has no idea that he is about to uncover a truth that will change everything. In this young adult novel, a troubled teenager embarks on an enlightening journey of self-discovery after he tumbles through a portal into an odd world.< Less
Living Forward - Summarized for Busy People: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want By Goldmine Reads
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Everyone on earth is given only a single shot at life— one lifetime, and we are all free to spend it as we wish. We may choose to drift, to live as spectators whose actions—or lack... More > thereof—can lead to wherever, whenever. On the other hand, we may choose to live as captains of our own ship, to grab the helm and steer towards whatever destination we choose. Nowadays, people live adrift—mere spectators of a life they do not know they have the power to control. Imagine a world where each of us lives with direction, as if every single day is a step towards happiness and fulfillment. This world is what Daniel Harkavy, executive coach, and Michael Hyatt, best-selling author, have in mind. In Living Forward, Hyatt and Harkavy explain how we can realize and build the legacy we want to leave behind. They show us how to identify what matters most, determine where we want to go, and devise an effective plan to get there.< Less
The Pirate's Seduction By Bethany Sefchick
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After the passing of her beloved grandfather and infant son, Lady Lucy Woodfield is being sent to Montserrat to become an elderly plantation owner’s mistress. Before she can reach her... More > destination, however, her ship is attacked by pirates, and she is taken captive. “Bloody” Harry Blackburn is a pirate captain in desperate need of a woman – a very specific type of woman. Harry needs a lady of Quality who can give him a son so that he may claim a portion of an aristocratic English title for his own. Fortunately for him, Lucy just happens to be the sort of lady he’s seeking. Unfortunately, there’s a price on Harry’s head, and he’s being hunted by one of the most fearsome pirates in the West Indies – all over a simple misunderstanding about some gold. Can Lucy be what Harry desires, or will her past prevent her from understanding that Harry needs more than just a warm body in his bed? Will Harry ever realize that Lucy is far more than just a delicate English lady?< Less
Duke of her Dreams By Olivia Ritch
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Kathryn Ragland never dreamed that one tiny portrait could dramatically alter her life until she woke after a vivid dream in which she changed time and place. Determined to find her way home, Kathryn... More > befriends a mesmerizing stranger. While she has no choice but to accept aid from the brooding war hero, Kathryn learns that thawing the crusty exterior of England’s newest and most eligible Duke may just have rewards beyond her wildest dreams. Captain Michael Stafford is reluctantly returning home to step into his role as the Duke of Asterleigh, an unexpected title. After meeting the completely improper American on the last leg of his journey home, Michael quickly determines that Kathryn is destined to be his. Fate, in the form of mortal threats on Kathryn’s life, forces him to fight unseen enemies while he must face his own fears of sharing his life with someone, again. Determined, Michael sets out on his most difficult campaign… to show Kathryn he can be the man of her dreams.< Less
Hearts in Exile By Mysti Parker
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In Tallenmere, fate has a way of catching up with you...in the waters of the Southern Sea lies an island. Within its pyrogem-laden cliffs, legend says the heart of the dragon god Drae keeps the... More > island, and its occupants, alive. Loralee, daughter of Leogard's High Priestess Arianne, had no idea what she would face when she arrived by boat ten years ago and was left in exile. All she knew about Draekoria's inhabitants was written in a notebook. Never in her life did she imagine being a Dragon Keeper. Captain Igrorio Everlyn, known as Sir Robert, has faced battling the evils of Emperor Sarvonn's tyranny and the dark god Tyr's abominations. But none of that compares to the ten years of hell he's been without Loralee, presumed dead. One freak storm changes everything. Now the two of them must fight to reestablish the delicate balance of the island before the dragons take things into their own hands. Through it all, they discover the secrets that kept them, and their hearts, exiled for a decade.< Less
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Tanjung Jara (Sucimurni, Snorkelling and Sleeping On The Beach) By Pearl Howie
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The most cutting edge spa in the world. Too expensive. Until I hit a wall in my life and knew that I needed the best the world had to offer to help me heal. I let go of money and booked it, and an... More > Uber to get me there. Sometimes you need a five star spa, with an ancient principle of wellbeing (in this case Sucimurni, the traditional Malaysian philosophy of healing,) sometimes you need a flower bath to wash away your pain, sometimes you need chefs who don’t just talk but listen, sometimes you need the best hotel room you can find, sometimes you even need a great fitness instructor, like Captain Mokh, to take you through animal exercises… …and sometimes you just need a hammock on the beach. Although I started writing these mini-guides to share the hotel, spa and the rest, the retreat in a box I dreamt of when I first began Pearl Escapes, they are also just stories, for the unadventurous adventurer, as well as the keen explorer, we each have our own way of experiencing life.< Less

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