By Paulo Coelho
Maktub es una palabra que en arabe significa estaba escrito y quiere transmitirnos que es el destino el que fija y marca ciertas conexiones con nuestra vida nuestra alma y el Plan Divino. Para Paulo Coelho Maktub no es un libro de consejos sino un intercambio de experiencias . Son ensenanzas recogidas de su maestro durante as soon as anos de aprendizaje pero tambien relatos de amigos o personas que dejaron como huella un mensaje inolvidable. Son historias breves sencillas pero profundas y sumamente sabias que pertenecen a l. a. herencia espiritual de los angeles raza humana . Maktub es una excelente ocasion para reflexionar para reencontrarse con uno mismo y para valorar aquello que estaba escrito .
By Thom Jones
"The Pugilist at Rest," via Thom Jones, used to be first released within the New Yorker in 1992 after which reprinted because the name tale in Jones's first choice of brief tales in 1993. the gathering used to be largely praised by means of reviewers, who appeared Jones as an exhilarating new voice in American fiction.
The tale is advised by means of a first-person narrator who's a embellished Vietnam veteran and previous Marine boxing champion. He now suffers from debilitating melancholy, for which he's taking heavy doses of drugs, and from epilepsy. on the finish of the tale, he concurs to endure psychosurgery which may therapy his yet , he fears, make sure that he spends the remainder of his lifestyles in an institution.
"The Pugilist at Rest," which takes its identify from a well-known Roman sculpture of a boxer, attracts at the author's personal adventure. Jones informed as a strength Recon Marine, even if he didn't serve in Vietnam, and was once additionally a boxer. just like the narrator of the tale, he suffers from epilepsy. He advised an interviewer for the Austin Chronicle that his ally was once killed in Vietnam, and for your time he used to be reluctant to put in writing in regards to the conflict simply because he didn't believe he had the perfect to take action. yet then he learned he was once indignant that his good friend have been cheated of his existence, so he began writing approximately Vietnam for his pal.
By Jonathan Tropper
In his debut, acclaimed bestselling writer Jonathan Tropper captured the anxiousness and humor of a bunch of neighbors as they close to their 30th birthdays and feature to return to phrases with a milestone that they by no means inspiration will be like this. Ten years in the past, they went into the realm jam-packed with goals for the longer term. yet now Ben’s getting a divorce, Lindsey’s unemployed, Alison and Chuck are caught in ruts, and Jack is getting extra exposure for his cocaine habit than his Hollywood good fortune. all at once, turning thirty looks either extra significant and not more than they’d imagined it to be.
Tropper’s endearing novel is ready greater than love, big name, dependancy, kidnapping, or maybe turning thirty; it’s a heartfelt comedian riff on what it potential to be an grownup opposed to your will.
By Robyn Carr
With Thunder element, number one manhattan occasions bestselling writer Robyn Carr has created a city the place exertions and resolution are all it takes to make desires come real
Blake Smiley searched the rustic for simply the proper position to name domestic. the pro triathlete has traveled the area, yet Thunder element has what he must positioned down the roots he's by no means had. within the quiet coastal city, he can specialise in his education with no distractions. until eventually he meets his new acquaintances and every little thing adjustments.
Lin Su Simmons and her teenage son, Charlie, are furniture at Winnie Banks's residence as Lin Su nurses Winnie throughout the realities of ALS. A unmarried mom, Lin Su is pleased with taking cost and not displaying weak point. yet she has her fingers complete dealing with a role, debt and Charlie's future health concerns. And Charlie is looking questions about his relatives history—questions she doesn't are looking to resolution.
When Charlie enlists Blake's support to flee his overprotective mom, Lin Su resents the interference in her existence. yet Blake is sure he can holiday via her limitations and be the guy she and Charlie want. while confronted with a negative state of affairs, Blake involves the rescue, and Lin Su realizes he simply should be the guy of her desires. jointly, they realize that relatives is who you decide it to be.
"Carr's new novel demonstrates that vintage women's fiction, illuminating the ability of women's friendships, remains to be alive and well." -Booklist on 4 Friends
"A thought-provoking examine women...and the alternatives they make once they notice their lives aren't precisely what they expected-or suggestion they were." -Kirkus studies on 4 Friends
"Carr's present for writing lovably fallacious heroes and heroines is clear on each page."
-Publishers Weekly at the Homecoming
"An attractive romance that's horny, humorous and very touching."
-Library magazine at the Chance
"The beautiful 6th installment of Carr's Thunder aspect sequence (after The Promise) brings up substantial emotions."
-Publishers Weekly at the Homecoming
"In Carr's very able fingers, the Thunder aspect saga keeps to delight."
-RT publication stories at the Promise
"A contact of threat and suspense make the newest in Carr's Thunder element sequence a robust read."
-RT publication studies at the Hero
"With her trademark mix of humor, life like clash, and razor-sharp insights, Carr brings Thunder element to bright life."
-Library magazine at the Newcomer
"No you possibly can do small-town sensible Carr."
-RT ebook studies at the Wanderer
"Carr has hit her stride with this beautiful series."
-Library magazine at the Virgin River series
By Erica James
Der Lago di Como: wunderschön, bezaubernd, romantisch.
Für Floriana ist es der Ort, an dem die Liebe ihres Lebens seine Hochzeit feiert - zu der sie eingeladen ist.
Für Esme ist es der Ort, an dem sie sich vor über sechzig Jahren zum ersten Mal verliebte - in den Mann, mit dem sie nie zusammen sein und den sie trotzdem nie vergessen konnte.
Und für Adam ist es vielleicht der Ort, an dem er über die Trennung von seiner Ex-Freundin hinwegkommen kann.
Am Ufer des Sees suchen alle drei nun gemeinsam Antworten auf alte Fragen und Hoffnung auf ein neues Leben ...
By Joyce Carol Oates
Lydia is a graduate pupil in cultural anthropology—a fellow at a prestigious college, with a shiny destiny sooner than her. Harvey, her brother, is a seminary scholar pushed by way of his god-besotted reports. the 2 have by no means shared a lot of something other than a mutual wish to get away the stifling confines of the house they grew up in and the oldsters they left in the back of. but if Lydia's estranged mom and dad name her to assert Harvey has mysteriously dropped out of seminary, Lydia begrudgingly units out to "rescue" him—though the darkish direction into Harvey's new global leads Lydia herself via a threatening terrain of dependancy, sexuality, and violence. An astute, insightful, and mordant exam of religion, family members, and sibling ties, The Rescuer is Joyce Carol Oates at her most sensible.
By Jasinda Wilder
The 1st time it occurred, it looked like an most unlikely miracle. debts have been piling up, including as much as more cash than i may ever make. Mom's sanatorium money owed. My child brother's college. My institution. lease. electrical energy. it all on my shoulders. and that i had simply misplaced my task. there has been no desire, no cash in my account, no paintings to be came upon. after which, simply while i presumed all wish used to be misplaced, i discovered an envelope within the mail. No go back tackle. My identify at the entrance, my deal with. inside of was once a cost, made out to me, within the volume of 10000 money. adequate to pay the money owed and depart me a few left over to survive until eventually i discovered a task. sufficient to enable me specialise in periods. there has been no identify at the money, simply "VRI Inc.," and a put up place of work field deal with for someplace within the urban. No trace of id or cause of the money or whatever. No point out of reimbursement, curiosity, nothing...except a unmarried notice, at the notes line: "You." simply these 3 letters. if you happen to obtain a mysterious cost, for adequate cash to erase all of your concerns, may you money it? I did. the subsequent month, I got one other money, back from VRI integrated. It too contained a unmarried be aware: "belong." a 3rd cost, the subsequent month. This time, phrases. 4 letters. "To me." The assessments stored coming. The notes stopped. 10000 money, each month. a woman will get used to that, actual quickly. It allow me pay the money owed with no going into debt. allow me maintain my child brother at school and Mom's hospice care paid for. How do you switch down what sounds like loose funds, whilst you're determined? You don't. I didn't. after which, after a 12 months, there has been a knock on my door. a swish black limousine sat at the lower in entrance of my residence. A driving force stood in entrance of me, and he spoke six phrases: "It's time to pay your debt." may you've got gotten in? I did. It seems $120,000 doesn't come unfastened.
By Ned Beauman
South London, could 2010: foxes are behaving unusually, Burmese immigrants are going lacking, and everybody is attempting to pay money for a brand new occasion drug referred to as Glow. a tender guy being affected by an extraordinary sleep problem will discover the connections among a lot of these anomalies during this taut, riveting new novel by way of a tender author hailed via The mum or dad as "playful, arresting, unnerving, opulent, impolite and--above all--deliciously, startlingly, exuberantly fresh."
Twenty-two-year-old Raf spends his days jogging Rose, a bull terrier who guards the transmitters for a pirate radio station, and his nights at raves in warehouses and launderettes. while his good friend Theo vanishes and not using a hint, Raf's efforts to discover him will lead immediately into the center of an international company conspiracy. in the meantime, he's falling in love with a stunning younger lady he met at a type of raves, yet he'll quickly observe that there's way more to Cherish than meets the attention.
Combining the velocity, drama, and explosive plot twists of a mystery together with his trademark highbrow, linguistic, and comedic pyrotechnics, Glow is Ned Beauman's so much compelling, virtuosic, and compulsively readable novel yet.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Robert Rankin
This is often the tale of Billy, whose Grandmother left him the "voodoo handbag" in her will, after he had bought her soul to technological know-how. The stories it tells Billy will switch his lifestyles forever—and the lives of alternative humans in addition.
By Kristin Hannah
Can a lady ever fairly comprehend herself if she doesn’t comprehend her mom?
From the writer of the smash-hit bestseller Firefly Lane and True colours comes a robust, heartbreaking novel that illuminates the problematic mother-daughter bond and explores the long-lasting hyperlinks among the current and the earlier
Meredith and Nina Whitson are as diverse as sisters might be. One stayed at domestic to elevate her little ones and deal with the relations apple orchard; the opposite a dream and traveled the realm to develop into a well-known photojournalist. but if their liked father falls sick, Meredith and Nina locate themselves jointly back, status along their chilly, disapproving mom, Anya, who even now, bargains no convenience to her daughters. As little ones, the single connection among them was once the Russian fairy story Anya occasionally advised the women at evening.
On his deathbed, their father extracts a promise from the ladies in his lifestyles: the fairy story can be instructed one final time—and all of the technique to the tip.
Thus starts an unforeseen trip into the reality of Anya’s existence in war-torn Leningrad, greater than 5 a long time in the past. Alternating among the previous and current, Meredith and Nina will eventually listen the singular, harrowing tale in their mother’s existence, and what they examine is a mystery so poor and terrifying that it'll shake the very origin in their family members and alter who they think they're.