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Where The Tide Took Me

Blurb: She shares her painful experiences with binge-drinking and the collapse of a marriage, as well as living with diagnoses of anxiety, depression and trauma. Through it all, words and music allow her to overcome her fears and chart a course through the darkness to her true vocation. A book that will resonate with anyone […]

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Because He Is…

Blurb: ‘Papi says it is wrong of parents to presume that they know better, or know more than their child does. They may be biologically older than their child, but in their experience as parents, they’re of the same age. So if I was his two-year-old daughter, he was my two-year-old father. And we were […]

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Foxman and the Cat Burglar

Blurb: A stagehand and an aspiring actor are drawn into a masked rivalry, never suspecting that hiding behind the mask is a familiar face. Cassandra’s life flashes before her eyes when she gets trapped in a subway door. It’s a disappointing life: she never landed the big role and she may be engaged to the […]

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Unbound

Blurb: Unbound is a collection of some of the most significant writing by Indian women over the past two thousand years. Divided into eleven sections, it encompasses writing on various aspects of life: spirituality, love, marriage, children, food, work, social and individual identity, battles, myths and fables, travel, and death. While many of the pieces […]

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Pashu

Blurb: A fish saves the world. A horse flies across the sky. A king discovers that his beloved wife is actually a frog. Hindu mythology is full of tales in which animals play important roles. Some animals are looked upon with fear and dread, while some are worshipped along with the gods. Some shape the […]

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The Yellow Dinghy Cafe

Blurb: When Cybelle, Jasmine and Michaela finish high school, they go their separate ways, but the distance between them is no match for the secrets, fears and hopes that bind them together. Cybelle has a stalker, an anxiety disorder and warring parents. Jasmine studies at a regional university and her social life explodes, but the […]

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The Extraordinary Side of Absence

Blurb: Jackie Foster understood at a very early age how her father’s drug addiction shaped her life: the limited space of a motorhome, the concealed violence, and—ultimately—the loss of the person she loved the most. Elena Whitehill knew she would never have a single concern in her life that had been planned out down to […]

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

Blurb: More of Mason Currey‘s irresistible Daily Rituals, this time exploring the daily obstacles and rituals of women who are artists–painters, composers, sculptors, scientists, filmmakers, and performers. We see how these brilliant minds get to work, the choices they have to make: rebuffing convention, stealing (or secreting away) time from the pull of husbands, wives, children, […]

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Tell Her She Can’t

Blurb: Who says you can’t? Tell Her She Can’t is the manifesto for every woman who has been told she isn’t strong enough, smart enough, or capable enough to excel—and the motivational anthem for those who have succeeded despite doubt. Your vision of change is possible, with the right guides to light your way. Entrepreneur Kelly […]

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How to Take Smart Notes

Blurb:The key to good and efficient writing lies in the intelligent organisation of ideas and notes. This book helps students, academics and nonfiction writers to get more done, write intelligent texts and learn for the long run. It teaches you how to take smart notes and ensure they bring you and your projects forward.The Take […]