Download E-books Victorian Needlework (Victorian Life and Times) PDF

By Kathryn Ledbetter

Marrying quite well known topics―needlework and women's history―this publication presents an authoritative but pleasing dialogue of the range and significance of needlework in Victorian women's lives.

• styles and illustrations from women's periodicals and trend books of the time offer a window into Victorian existence that might be in particular interesting to the legions who perform those crafts today

• Quotations from memoirs, works of fiction, and poetry let readers to proportion the reviews of girls of the period

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Download E-books Enduring Grace: Living Portraits of Seven Women Mystics PDF

Astonishingly appropriate pictures of the lives of 7 ladies mystics

Known to greater than one million readers because the coauthor of the vintage vegetarian cookbook Laurel's Kitchen, Carol Lee Flinders appears to be like to the starvation of the spirit in Enduring Grace. In those extraordinary and maintaining depictions of 7 outstanding ladies, Flinders brings to existence a refrain of knowledge from the earlier that speaks with extraordinary relevance to our modern religious quests.

From Clare of Assisi within the center East to Thérèse of Lisieux within the past due 19th century, Flinders's compelling and refreshingly casual photographs show a typical origin of conviction, braveness, and serenity within the lives of those nice ecu Catholic mystics. Their tremendously woman voices enhance their writings at the event of the interior international, the nourishing position of friendship and neighborhood in our lives, and on discovering our precise paintings.

At its middle, Enduring Grace is a residing testomony to how we will make peace with sorrow and unhappiness and convey pleasure and transcendence into our lives.

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Download E-books A House in the Sky: A Memoir PDF

By Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett

BREAKING information: Amanda Lindhout’s lead kidnapper, Ali Omar Ader, has been caught.

Amanda Lindhout wrote approximately her fifteen month abduction in Somalia in A residence within the Sky. it's the New York Times bestselling memoir of a girl whose interest led her to the world’s such a lot distant places after which into captivity: “Exquisitely told…A younger woman’s harrowing coming-of-age tale and a unprecedented narrative of forgiveness and religious triumph” (The manhattan instances e-book Review).

As a toddler, Amanda Lindhout escaped a violent loved ones by way of paging via problems with National Geographic and imagining herself vacationing its unique locales. on the age of 19, operating as a cocktail waitress, she started saving her suggestions so she may well trip the globe. meaning to comprehend the area and stay an important existence, she backpacked via Latin the US, Laos, Bangladesh, and India, and emboldened via every one event, went directly to Sudan, Syria, and Pakistan. In war-ridden Afghanistan and Iraq she carved out a fledgling profession as a tv reporter. after which, in August 2008, she traveled to Somalia—“the most threatening position on earth.” On her fourth day, she used to be kidnapped by means of a gaggle of masked males alongside a dusty road.

Held hostage for 460 days, Amanda survives on memory—every lush element of the area she skilled in her existence sooner than captivity—and on approach, fortitude, and wish. whilst she is so much determined, she visits a home within the sky, excessive above the lady saved in chains, within the dark.

Vivid and suspenseful, as artfully written because the most interesting novel, A residence within the Sky is “a searingly unsentimental account. eventually it really is compassion—for her naïve more youthful self, for her kidnappers—that turns into the main to Lindhout’s survival” (O, The Oprah Magazine).

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Download E-books Emotional Currency: A Woman's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money PDF

Each day, girls face new demanding situations that include having regulate over, and accountability for, their monetary lives. occasionally intriguing, occasionally scary, those matters continually have an emotional part. writer and psychotherapist Dr. Kate Levinson deals clean methods to navigating the incredible diversity of ideals in regards to the position of cash in our lives, coming to phrases with our emotions approximately being “rich” or “poor,” and exploring our internal cash lifestyles in order that we will positioned our emotions to paintings for us in a good method. by means of realizing our intimate historical past and dating with funds we're higher capable of deal with our funds anxieties, clear up our funds difficulties, benefit from the cash we now have, and make room for different, extra significant values.

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Download E-books Running From Beige (The Ties That Bind, Book 1) PDF

By Terri Marie

May you flee from the existence you reside in should you might? Connie, Suzy, and Karen did. via their determined makes an attempt to reclaim themselves, the trails of those 3 ladies develop into intertwined. They advance a friendship and sisterhood more suitable than any of them imagined. Refusing to permit each other face any in their hardships by myself, they set out jointly on a trip towards discovery, desire, and freedom. yet what they don't count on are the heartaches, betrayals, and shattered lives that lie waiting.

*Author's Note*:
During my trip I've met a few extraordinary ladies who have been sufferers of family abuse. i used to be surprised at what percentage myths relating this subject proceed to span throughout a long time. The humiliation, worry, lack of information, and the preferred "I don't are looking to get involved" from others, retains the abuse going. operating from Beige took me 3 years to jot down. i discovered myself stepping clear of the ebook as my very own painful thoughts flooded in, in addition to the grief for my pals who didn't make it out alive. This e-book is my means of providing braveness, power, and desire to ladies. Many different types of abuse are delivered to the outside in working from Beige. If you're in an abusive scenario, name the police and inform at the least another individual. You don't need to be by myself. this can be a paintings of fiction.

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Download E-books Degrees of Separation: A Jessie Arnold Mystery PDF

By Sue Henry

After therapeutic from knee surgical procedure, Jessie Arnold can?t wait to coach for the Iditarod, yet she and her canine needs to work flat out to qualify. Jessie's perform run is going easily until eventually her sled hits a bump alongside the trail?a useless physique. What the child used to be doing on a musher's path without sled or canines is anyone's bet. And in a chilling second, Jessie realizes that the case hits with reference to domestic?

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Download E-books Finishing Touches PDF

By Patricia Scanlan

Offering tales that span generations, and supplying heat, knowledge and love on each web page - in the event you precious Maeve Binchy, learn Patricia Scanlan.

Three tuition neighbors, Cassie, Laura and Aileen, shared their secrets and techniques and goals as younger women. Now they're jointly back, sharing their aspirations, as Cassie launches her inside layout company, with a legacy that's to convey out the worst and the simplest in her friends and family.

Finishing Touchesis an engrossing tale of schoolmates and soulmates, of shared secrets and techniques and wishes - and the way one younger girl dared to make her most unlikely dream come actual.

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