Nina’s perfect-to-her-life takes a turn when the father that she never knew suddenly dies. What’s worse, she is suddenly being swarmed by sibling-strangers, all wanting to meet her! Things are not okay!
Truly a classic story: a thirty-something year old woman is certain that she could have all the answers if she could lose seven pounds, stop smoking, and develop Inner Poise. She goes on a journey of self-improvement. By journey, we’re talking a whole year. What happens? You’ll have to check out this book (and read it) to find out!
An adventurous young woman becomes a secret advice columnist in London during World War II to her disappointment as she was looking forward to becoming a Lady War Correspondent. Going behind her superior’s back, she begins to respond to letters from women who are lonely, may have gone too far with the wrong men, or can’t bear to let their children be evacuated. We simply can’t let these letters be thrown away, can we? Pick up this book to find out what she wrote back.
A chronically ill computer geek comes up with a goal, a plan, and a list, for obvious reasons. Among those things is “do something bad.” And recruiting a particular handyman with tattoos, a motorcycle just might do the trick.
Twenty-nine-year-old Evie Summers has spent the last seven years as an assistant and she is finally ready for a promotion. However, she’s about to lose her job unless she can convince her company’s most arrogant agent to finish writing the script for a Hollywood romantic comedy. The catch is that Ezra has writer’s block and the only way that he will continue the script is if Evie can convince him that people can fall in love like they do in the movies.
Rachel and Ben were once a couple. After a decade of not having anything to do with one another, they bump into each other on a rainy day. For a second, Rachel feels their old friendship return, along with the broken heart that she never came to terms with.
A girl with deadpan weirdness and a timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact meets Raymond, a bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy, while trying to save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen. Two unlikely heroes meet only to find themselves further helping each other find friendship and love.
The original Tao Te Ching, or loosely translated, “The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue” was written more than two thousand years ago to teach that the quality of the enlightened sage or ideal ruler are identical with those of the perfected individual. Lao Tzu’s words are used today to master the art of leadership in business and politics, as well as to develop a sense of balance and harmony in everyday life.
Harit is a lonely Indian immigrant who lives with his mother, who can no longer function since the death of Swati, his sister. He has taken upon himself to dress in a sari every night to pass as his sister. Ranjana, also an Indian immigrant, has just seen her only child, Prashant, off to college. She’s also worried that her husband has begun to have an affair and she seeks solace by writing paranormal romances in secret. Hari and Ranjana meet one day, and a strange, necessary friendship emerges.