Month: March 2017

Une autre histoire de famille 01 : Enfance, quand tu nous by Claudie Durand

By Claudie Durand

Mère de famille, Justine Renaud connaît son lot d'ennuis : après un divorce difficile au terme d'une longue
union, l. a. voilà aux prises avec un problème d'alcool qui s'aggrave, puis en deuil à los angeles suite du décès de ses mom and dad. D'une séance à l'autre avec sa psychologue Pauline, l. a. pauvre femme concilie son travail d'infirmière avec celui de pourvoyeuse modèle pour ses trois adolescents.

Par un heureux coup du destin, celle qui espère renaître de ses cendres fait l. a. connaissance de Pierre, qui lui aussi est fraîchement divorcé et compte quelques enfants à sa cost. Tous deux se lancent dans une idylle précoce, naïve, quoique enivrante. Mais Justine, éternelle anxieuse, ne peut s'empêcher de remettre en query cette relation. Au dire de sa thérapeute, son enfance y serait peut-être pour quelque chose…

Inquiète pour son ex-mari qui s'invite dans ses pensées et envers qui elle entretient des sentiments ambivalents, elle redoutera surtout l'engagement, même si le nouvel homme dans sa vie a tout pour lui plaire. Dans cette « autre » histoire de famille où rien n'est jamais easy, Justine saura-t-elle reconstituer un noyau harmonieux ?

Mère et grand-mère, Claudie Durand partage son temps entre sa famille, l. a. nature et l'écriture, ce qui lui permet de donner vie aux personnages qui l'habitent depuis de nombreuses années. Elle signe ici un best roman émouvant centré sur les tribulations d'une famille moderne.

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La Dernière (ESSAI ET DOC) (French Edition) by Marie-France Mangin

By Marie-France Mangin

1940. Une petite Française naît à Yaoundé en plein armistice franco-allemand. Elle est los angeles Dernière d’une famille de trois enfants, un surnom qui lui collera longtemps à los angeles peau ! Alors que son père, capitaine de réserve, va rejoindre les troupes alliées, sa mère tombe passionnément amoureuse d’un jeune sous-officier qui lui fait oublier ses bons principes et lui donne los angeles strength de le suivre jusqu’à Paris et de divorcer. Yaoundé, Khartoum, Beyrouth, Damas, Tunis, Paris, Strasbourg, c’est à travers les yeux innocents d’une jeune enfant bouleversée que nous découvrons les péripéties qui jalonnent cette séparation et cette quête du bonheur.

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Carrots and Jaffas by Howard Goldenberg

By Howard Goldenberg

Carrots and Jaffas tells the tale of 2 red-headed exact twins whose oneness is ruptured whilst considered one of them is abducted. Their startling intimacy is either a power and a fault line of their being, and as soon as separated, their individuality emerges. during this exhilarating household story set in Melbourne and the Flinders levels, the reader encounters the twins' mom and dad - emotional, scripture-quoting Luisa and calm Bernard - in addition to amazing storytellers, document, an eccentric outback physician and Greta, an Aboriginal elder. Trauma is by way of restoration in the course of the unforeseen corporation of tale and 'country' (in the Australian Aboriginal that means of that term).

Howard Goldenberg is a physician, author, marathon runner and Olympic torch bearer. He has written non-fiction books, My Father's Compass (2007) and Raft (2009). this is often his first novel.

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Lord Have Mercy by Johnnell Reed

By Johnnell Reed

Lord, Have Mercy is set a lady named Grace, who's a really loving and committed mom and spouse to her relatives. She is definitely revered all through her group. simply her kinfolk understands that she’s talented (physic). Her likely ideal existence started to quick resolve whilst her eight-year-old female child Sarah Jane turns into the obsession of a serial killer. He may cease at not anything until eventually he acquired Sarah to be his spouse! The killer is anyone that nobody might ever have suspected. It makes you ask yourself what varieties of monsters are lurking within the neighborhood.
Grace handled a lot over that yr. Sarah was once not just stalked through a serial killer; she had a mind tumor that used to be cancerous, and she or he had a huge stroke, and he or she needed to study every little thing everywhere again.
Grace used to be attacked, raped, and overwhelmed by way of her husband. She misplaced young children and virtually a 3rd. Her marriage crumbled to the purpose of no fix. Her condominium used to be burned to ashes. every little thing undesirable which may take place to someone occurred to her that 12 months like a domino impact one after the next.
Grace weathered each hurricane and braced herself for the subsequent. She survived with a brand new outlook on existence. She discovered that lifestyles is brief and each second she had left together with her final six teenagers used to be necessary. To everyone’s shock, she wasn’t this terrible, suffering, divorced, pitiful, scorned girl with six childrens that didn’t be aware of the place her subsequent meal was once coming from. all of them have been flawed! Grace used to be a millionaire, yet nobody ever knew it.

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Jasper Spring by James T. Hughes

By James T. Hughes

Spur Award Finalist for top Western modern Novel
2016 Nautilus Award Gold Winner for younger grownup Fiction

this primary novel tells the tale of Alice and Tucker, the younger stewards of Jasper Spring. Tucker's relatives has lived at the ranch for generations, and the 2 look ahead to filling the abode with youngsters in their personal. After miscarriages, their wish of a kinfolk is fading fast they usually believe farther aside than ever ahead of. the single dwelling factor that both of them feels really attached with is their border collie, Tommie, a puppy with an uncanny experience in their needs.

Enter Ray -- an unwell dressed 11-year-old boy sorely ignored via his unmarried mom. Ray stumbles around the wonderful and remoted valley whereas out on an aimless spin along with his dilapidated bicycle. whilst Tommie reveals Ray, the boy is transfixed via the gorgeous puppy, and the collie's usual intuition to herd spurs him to force the boy into Tucker and Alice's empty hands. The couple develops affection for the forsaken boy, and he feels actually at domestic for the 1st time in his younger lifestyles. As their dating deepens, surprising twists and turns are provided by way of the boy's peripheral mother--with person who results in disaster. The the shut trio is drawn into conflict to maintain the land they love. extra open air forces loom (drought and development). notwithstanding they've got assistance from horses and a heroic puppy, the fight is excessive and never with no loss.

Jasper Spring is a heartwarming story of a pair that reviews trials that may attempt any marriage, and the boy and puppy that convey them again jointly back. a sequence of dramatic occasions renders Alice and Tucker's characters in a nuanced and sympathetic demeanour, with their plight relocating the main challenging hearted reader.

The author's adventure in education border collies encouraged his description of Tommie, Tucker and Alice's unswerving and liked companion.

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Pour le meilleur et pour l'Empire tome 1 (FICTION) (French by Claude j. Bobin

By Claude j. Bobin

Raphaël est en France au chevet de son moveé lorsque tombe une surprenante nouvelle : John, que tout le monde croyait mort depuis five ans, est de retour. Toute l. a. famille se réunis à Paradis : Vincent, le fils de John, Sophie, sa fille et son fiancé Lance, Alyssa los angeles mère de Sophie et son ami Boris, et Raphaël accompagné de son petit ami Manuel. Mais le surprenant retour de John cache une autre nouvelle plus incroyable encore... Retrouvez les héros de Jusqu'à ce que l'amour nous sépare dans de nouvelles aventures et de nouvelles intrigues, confrontés cette fois au mystère d'un véritable miracle amoureux. Mais les apparences sont souvent trompeuses...

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Il figlio maschio (VINTAGE) (Italian Edition) by Giuseppina Torregrossa

By Giuseppina Torregrossa

“Che può fare un uomo in keeping with garantirsi l’eternità, se non passare il testimone al figlio maschio?” si domanda il vecchio don Turiddu Ciuni, mentre sente che los angeles vita gli scappa through. Non si dà speed che l. a. moglie si sia ostinata a much studiare tutti e dodici i loro figli, femmine comprese, e che nessuno di loro voglia occuparsi del feudo di Testasecca, nell’entroterra siciliano. los angeles delusione più grande gliel’ha information ovviamente il primogenito, Filippo, che alla terra ha preferito l. a. letteratura, aprendo una libreria e natural una casa editrice. “Grandissime minchiate”, secondo l’anziano padre. Non los angeles pensa così Concettina, che adora quel suo fratello sognatore e – siamo nel 1934 – vede in lui los angeles possibilità di un futuro migliore in line with l’intera famiglia. Ma il destino si divertirà a sovvertire ogni aspettativa e, negli ottant’anni di storia raccontati in questo romanzo, chiamerà proprio lei, le sue figlie e le nipoti, a dimostrare quella straordinaria capacità di resistere che è propria di ogni donna. Con una scrittura che ha tutto il sapore e il calore della Sicilia, Giuseppina Torregrossa costruisce una potente saga familiare in cui l’amore in line with los angeles vita e l. a. passione in keeping with i libri si uniscono come due strumenti diversi che suonano los angeles medesima armonia.

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The Bad Mother by Marguerite Andersen,Donald Winkler

By Marguerite Andersen,Donald Winkler

The Trillium Award-winning autobiographical novel "La mauvaise mere" via Marguerite Andersen is now in English.
Prolific writer Marguerite Andersen strains the real moments of her existence during this sincere and harrowing exam of motherhood. She provides an unflinching account of her dating along with her 3 teenagers and her years spent following her caprices and fanatics, attempting to regain the service provider she misplaced while she grew to become a mother.
Born in Germany, Andersen used to be fifteen years outdated whilst global struggle II begun. simply into her twenties, she turned pregnant along with her first son and moved to Tunisia along with her French lover prior to the beginning. They quickly have been married and it used to be no longer lengthy prior to the connection grew to become abusive. Andersen fled, leaving her youngsters at the back of. She confesses the massive and small offerings that she made – the days she stayed and the days she didn’t – the entire whereas asking herself, “What form of mom am I?” the tale is fuelled through emotion as Andersen revisits a interval of her lifestyles that tortures her nonetheless today.

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