Category: Contemporary Literature

Download My Clingy Girlfriend by Madhuri Banerjee PDF

By Madhuri Banerjee

What's a clingy girlfriend?
A clingy female friend will struggle through your phone.
She will spoil the touch numbers of each different girl
on your phone.
She will delete your fb profile.
And offers you forty-five overlooked calls within the sixty minutes
you placed your mobilephone on silent for an office presentation.
A clingy female friend will say:
‘Carry units of absolutely charged cellular batteries so you
can be involved with me. Always.’
‘In my dream, you have been flirting with another lady and
then ended up in mattress. desires are a manifestation of some
act that's performed in lifestyle. Are you dishonest on
me?’
‘You have concerns. you want to get remedy. Are you cheating
on me?’
And the worst one:
‘Why aren’t we married yet?’
Obrokranti Banerjee’s female friend ticks all of those, and
more. stuck among eager to get a divorce, and the
fear that he’ll by no means find one other female friend if he does,
Obrokranti finds himself doing issues he by no means imagined:
watching Shah Rukh Khan video clips, having to quickly with
her on karva chauth, and maybe worst of all, having his
girlfriend sign up for him on a boys’ evening out!
Bestselling writer Madhuri Banerjee brings to you an
uproariously howl-arious account of an easy Bengali boy
in Mumbai who copes, mopes and hopes to find good judgment and
reasoning along with his clingy female friend. It’s writing Madhuri’s
never performed earlier than and grants to alter her identify if you
don’t chortle no less than five occasions whereas interpreting this book!
You be aware of you've got one too. this can be your tale. My Clingy
Girlfriend.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download Relato de um Certo Oriente by Milton Hatoum PDF

By Milton Hatoum

Emilie, the matriarch, is on her deathbed. Returning to her youth domestic to claim so long, her granddaughter turns into enveloped in stories, as friends and family assemble around to inform their very own stories, one after the other. We listen of ways Uncle Hanna first left Lebanon for Brazil early within the 20th century; of Soraya Angela, the illegitimate deaf-mute baby whose brief lifestyles used to be blighted by way of worry and prejudice; of Uncle Emir and his solitary stroll that ended on the backside of a river; of Hakim's wranglings with the Arabic language; of the 2 unnameable, fiery-tongued brothers; of the German photographer and relentless pal Dorner, roaming Manaus together with his Hasselblad; and on the heart of all of it lies Emilie: loving, interfering, luminous. Flowing just like the Amazon via East and West, urban and jungle, existence and demise, story of a undeniable Orient has the entire magnetism and plush great thing about its Brazilian environment.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download Radial Symmetry by Katherine Larson PDF

By Katherine Larson

Katherine Larson is the winner of the 2010 Yale sequence of more youthful Poets festival. With Radial Symmetry, she has created a transcendent physique of poems that flourish within the liminal areas that separate medical inquiry from empathic wisdom, astute commentary from chic witness. Larson's artistic lyrics lead the reader via vertiginous landscapes—geographical, phenomenological, psychological—while continuously last attendant to the speaker's personal fragile, creaturely self. An skilled study scientist and box ecologist, Larson dazzles with those sensuous and complicated poems, grappling with the powers of poetic mind's eye in addition to the frightful cognizance of the human ability for ecological destruction. the result's a profoundly relocating assortment: eloquent in its lament and occasion.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download The Blue-Ribbon Jalapeño Society Jubilee (Cadillac, Texas, by Carolyn Brown PDF

By Carolyn Brown

You're Cordially Invited...Come early, consume till your buttons pop, and dance until eventually you drop!

Miss Clawdy's Café has gained the Jubilee blue ribbon each year because the sunrise of time. This 12 months, city matron Violet Prescott goes after that ribbon with an iron-clad decision in simple terms thinly disguised through her ideal hairstyle and wonderful manners, bless her heart.

It's time for café proprietors Cathy and Marty and their ally Trixie to drag out their mystery weapon. And this can be the place a life of friendship, mixed with simply the proper recipe at simply the best time, could hold the day—or blow every thing to smithereens.

Welcome to Cadillac, Texas, the place the jalapeños are scorching, the gossip is warmer, and on the finish of the day, it's the worthwhile friendships which are left standing...

"Funny, frank, and whole of heart...one extra welcome instance of Brown's Texas-size expertise for storytelling."—USA at the present time chuffed Ever After on One sizzling Cowboy Wedding

"Brown revitalizes the Western romance with this clean, humorous, and attractive story packed with likable, down-to-earth characters."—Booklist on Love inebriated Cowboy

"Brown's novel will hot your middle and convey you characters so genuine, you'll swear they're flesh and bone...A five celebrity convenience Read!"—Love Romance ardour on Getting fortunate

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download Recovery by L. B. Simmons PDF

By L. B. Simmons

I've got the best existence. I’ve eventually stumbled on my chuffed finishing. I fought during the lack of one husband, fortunate adequate to receive a moment probability at a life of happiness. Settling into our new lives, even though, will not be as effortless because it turns out. What particularly occurs after the fairytale finishing? What occurs after the prince rescues the princess? After he sweeps her off her toes and incorporates her off into the sundown? Do they honestly dwell fortunately ever after? Well… this can be our tale.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download The River Beyond the World: A Novel by Janet Peery PDF

By Janet Peery

Publish yr note: First released in 1996
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Luisa Cantu is a woman from a Sierra Madre mountain village. After being impregnated in a fertility ritual of old ofigin, she leaves Mexico to paintings within the Rio Grande Valley of Texas as a housemaid for Mrs. Eddie Hatch, a lady with a powerful will and a slim worldview. Their complicated relationship-by turns mystical and pragmnatic, severe and comic-reveals the various methods people can wound each other, the nautre of affection and sacrifice, and the opportunity of forgiveness.

Literary Awards
National booklet Award Finalist for Fiction (1996)

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download All the Lasting Things by David Hopson PDF

By David Hopson

The Fisher kin of Alluvia, ny, is coming undone. Evelyn spends her days tending to her husband, Henry—an acclaimed and reclusive novelist slowly wasting his conflict with Alzheimer’s. Their son, Benji, onetime famous person of an ’80s sitcom known as Prodigy, sinks deeper into drunken obscurity, railing opposed to the bit roles he’s pressured to absorb uncelebrated local theater. His sister, Claudia, attempts her most sensible to shore up her relatives whilst she offers with the results of a impressive, decades-old mystery that’s come to gentle. while the Fishers mistake considered one of Benji’s drug-induced injuries for a suicidal cry for aid, Benji commits to enjoying a job he hopes will opposite his fortune and stall his family’s decline. Into this mixture comes Max Davis, a twentysomething cello virtuoso and real-life prodigy, whose visual appeal spurs the total kin to ascertain even if the secrets and techniques they concept have been preserving all of them jointly may very well be what’s tearing them apart.

David Hopson’s the entire Lasting issues is a gorgeous, relocating relations portrait that explores the legacy all of us stand to leave—in our lives, in our work—and asks what these legacies suggest in a global the place all of the lasting issues don't final.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download Envy by Alain Elkann PDF

By Alain Elkann

Because the results of a chain of fortuitous encounters and conditions, the Italian author Giacomo Longhi falls sufferer to an obsessive interest in regards to the well-known English artist Julian Sax. He want to meet Sax, however the nice painter is surrounded through a nearly impenetrable protecting monitor. The writer’s spouse, the captivating and sensuous Rossa, finally takes him to a tea room in London, the place Sax spends a number of hours of every day followed via his kids, types and neighbors. The narrator starts to worry that his spouse Rossa may possibly succumb to the charms of this seductive guy, who draws girls, paints them after which discards them. In an unpredictable series of occasions, Elkann weaves a desirable internet that blends truth and fiction, and attracts the reader into the lives of characters who will turn out not easy to put out of your mind.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban PDF

By Elizabeth Laban

Tim Macbeth, a seventeen-year-old albino and a contemporary move to the distinguished Irving institution, the place the motto is “Enter right here to be and discover a friend.” a chum is the very last thing Tim expects or wants—he simply hopes to get via his senior 12 months disregarded. but, regardless of his efforts to combination into the historical past, he reveals himself falling for the critical “It” lady, Vanessa Sheller, female friend of Irving’s preferred boy. To Tim's shock, Vanessa is into him, too, yet she will kiss her social prestige see you later if an individual ever unearths out. Tim and Vanessa commence a clandestine romance, yet looming over them is the Tragedy Paper, Irving’s model of a senior 12 months thesis, assigned through the school’s least forgiving teacher.

Jumping among viewpoints of the love-struck Tim and Duncan, a present senior approximately to discover the reality of Tim and Vanessa, The Tragedy Paper is a compelling story of forbidden love and the lengths humans will visit retain their love.

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Category: Contemporary Literature

Download The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty PDF

By Liane Moriarty

At the guts of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s now not intended to be read
My darling Cecilia, if you’re analyzing this, then I’ve died. . .

Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his dying. think, too, that the letter comprises his private, darkest secret—something with the aptitude to ruin not only the existence you equipped jointly, however the lives of others besides. think, then, that you just stumble throughout that letter whereas your husband remains to be greatly alive…

Cecilia Fitzpatrick has accomplished it all—she’s an exceptionally winning businesswoman, a pillar of her small group, and a faithful spouse and mom. Her existence is as orderly and spotless as her domestic. yet that letter is set to alter every little thing, and never only for her: Rachel and Tess slightly understand Cecilia—or every one other—but they too are approximately to consider the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.

Acclaimed writer Liane Moriarty has written a gripping, thought-provoking novel approximately how good it truly is attainable to understand our spouses—and, finally, ourselves.

About the author

Liane Moriarty is the writer of 4 novels, Three needs, The final Anniversary, What Alice Forgot and The Hypnotist’s Love Story, all of which have been released effectively around the globe and translated into seven languages.

Writing as L.M. Moriarty, she is additionally the writer of the “Space Brigade” sequence for kids. Liane lives in Sydney together with her husband, son and daughter.

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