Download E-books The Psychology of Friendship PDF

Within the past due twentieth and twenty first centuries, the meteoric upward push of numerous social media structures and cellular functions have illuminated the profound want friendship and connection have in all of our lives; and but, only a few scholarly volumes have interested by this specific and critical bond in this new period of when it comes to one another.

Exploring such issues as friendship and social media, friendship with present and previous romantic companions, co-workers, mentors, or even pets, editors Mahzad Hojjat and Anne Moyer lead a professional staff of worldwide participants as they each one discover how friendship elements inside of our lives today.

What does it suggest to be a pal? What roles do friendships play in our personal improvement? How will we befriend these around the race, ethnicity, gender, and orientation spectrums? What occurs whilst a friendship turns bitter? what's the impression of friendship - stable and undesirable - on our psychological well-being? delivering a miles wanted replace to the sector of interpersonal kin, The Psychology of Friendship serves as a box advisor for readers as they shed conventional definitions of friendship in want of up to date contexts and connections.

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Download E-books Promise Bridge PDF

By Eileen Clymer Schwab

A robust debut novel of friendship, love, and family members set within the segregated pre-Civil battle South.

"This is a promise bridge, and it bridges a promise flowing out of your center to mine. It cannot by no means be broken...the promise is a part of you presently, understand."

therefore starts an not going friendship among Hannelore Blessing, a plantation mistress, and a slave woman named Livie. because the younger women are introduced on a harrowing trip of awakening packed with shared dangers and nurtured grants amid whispers of the Underground Railroad and the emerging rigidity previous the Civil warfare, they observe their skill to belief, love, and eventually take motion.

Aided via Colt, a faithful suitor hoping to win her middle, Hannah involves take into account that precise friendship potential letting move, in order that Livie may be unfastened to discover a lifestyles and future all her personal. even if, a vicious slave catcher stalks the 2 women-and his unseemly explanations and constant pursuit threaten all that Hannah holds expensive, in addition to positioned her household in unbelievable probability.

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Download E-books Taste Berries for Teens: Inspirational Short Stories and Encouragement on Life, Love, Friendship and Tough Issues by Bettie B. Youngs (1999-03-01) PDF

By Bettie B. Youngs;Jennifer Youngs

The Richardella-dulcisica, larger often called the style berry, is a different fruit. whilst eaten, it explanations the style buds to adventure all meals eaten afterwards-even distasteful food-as candy and scrumptious. Likewise, there are those who, via their love and compassion, make the lives of others larger. just like the flavor berry, those humans can flip bitter days into pleasant, even cheerful, ones. With all of the confusion, turmoil and heartache that youngsters event, they want "taste berries" greater than the other crew. The authors - a mother/daughter staff delicate to the targeted wishes of youth- have gathered a big selection of inspirational fabric, which they interweave with youngsters' reviews and evaluations. The ebook is split into devices on self esteem, self-respect and conceit; friendship; love and significant relationships; discovering which means, objective and course in existence; giving, sharing and creating a distinction; encouragement and luck; and dealing with strain, tension and hard matters. genuine youngsters reviewed this publication and the authors accomplished it with the collaborative suggestions of these adolescents. This leading edge method permits style Berries for youths to teach adolescents - by way of the responses and reactions in their friends, instead of the rhetoric of adults - what it capability to be a "taste berry" and to understand the "taste berries" of their lives. moreover, the authors provide their very own feedback and information to supply constitution for the teenager responses. style Berries for Teens--a particular mixture of undying and heartwarming narratives, youngster responses and reactions, and the authors' personal loving and clever observation and advice--is absolute to develop into each teenager reader's consistent consultant and relied on better half.

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Download E-books Stepping Out: Using Games and Activities to Help Your Child with Special Needs PDF

By Sarah Newman

Mom and dad and carers of youngsters with stipulations equivalent to autism, Down's Syndrome or different kinds of developmental hold up can do a lot to assist inspire their kid's improvement. Stepping Out offers mom and dad and carers with sensible suggestion, and enjoyable video games and actions to enhance a kid's abilities within the six parts of improvement: cognitive; actual; sensory; language; social and emotional. The ebook additionally outlines the phases of kid improvement so mom and dad can position their kid's growth in context. This booklet is very appropriate for fundamental college little ones, exploring the traditional phases of improvement in little ones elderly three to eleven. Sarah Newman tackles many basic difficulties, reminiscent of sleep, behaviour and bathroom education, that may be encountered by way of mom and dad of youngsters with any kind of incapacity - actual, studying or sensory. Drawing on her personal adventure, the writer deals recommendation for fogeys on dealing with the strain of taking care of a toddler with targeted wishes and discusses concerns linked to schooling. This illustrated e-book deals a wealth of knowledge and imaginitive principles, with a entire assets part.

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Download E-books The Golden Notebook: A Novel PDF

By Doris Lessing

Anna is a author, writer of 1 very winning novel, who now retains 4 notebooks. in a single, with a black hide, she stories the African event of her previous years. In a pink one she documents her political existence, her disillusionment with communism. In a yellow one she writes a singular during which the heroine relives a part of her personal adventure. And in a blue one she retains a private diary. eventually, in love with an American author and threatened with madness, Anna resolves to carry the threads of all 4 books jointly in a golden notebook.

Doris Lessing's best-known and so much influential novel, The Golden Notebook keeps its awesome energy and relevance a long time after its preliminary publication.

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Download E-books Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish PDF

By Joe Mackall

Joe Mackall has lived surrounded via the Swartzentruber Amish neighborhood of Ashland County, Ohio, for over 16 years. they're the main conventional and insular of the entire Amish sects: the Swartzentrubers reside with no gasoline, electrical energy, or indoor plumbing; with out lighting on their buggies or cushioned chairs of their houses; and with no rumspringa, the lately popularized "running-around time" that a few Amish sects permit their sixteen-year-olds.

Over the years, Mackall has constructed a gentle dating with the Shetler relatives (Samuel and Mary, their 9 little ones, and their prolonged family). Plain Secrets tells the Shetlers' tale over those years, utilizing their lives to color a portrait of Swartzentruber Amish existence and mores. in this time, Samuel's nephew Jonas ultimately rejects the strictures of the Amish lifestyle for strong, after failed makes an attempt to depart, and his vivid younger daughter reaches the top of college for Amish little ones: the 8th grade. yet Plain Secrets can also be the tale of the weird friendship among Samuel and Joe. Samuel is quietly bemused—and, one suspects, secretly delighted—at Joe's lack of expertise of plants and planting, carpentry and livestock. He is aware Joe is making plans to write down a booklet concerning the kin, and but he permits him a glimpse of the tensions inside of this intensely inner most group.

These and different tales from the lifetime of the family members demonstrate the bigger questions posed via the Amish lifestyle. If the ongoing life of the Amish in the middle of glossy society asks us to think about the attraction of conventional, hugely restrictive, and gendered spiritual groups, it additionally asks how we romanticize or condemn those communities—and why. Mackall's try to parse those questions—to write as truthfully as attainable approximately what he has visible of Amish life—tests his courting with Samuel and divulges the bounds of a friendship among "English" and Amish.

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Download E-books The India Fan: A suspenseful, thrilling Gothic romance (Casablanca Classics) PDF

By Victoria Holt

"A captivating tale of blackmail, romance, and deception."-Associated Press

A parson's daughter, Druscilla Delaney is enthralled via her filthy rich, glamorous neighbors-the Framlings-and their good-looking son, Fabian. They reward her with a beneficial heirloom, a stunning fan that brings with it a bad curse.

appealing as its peacock feathers should be, the valuable fan hidden deep within the Framling mansion has a legacy of dying and destruction. And Druscilla has no notion she's been marked by way of its curse.

But the fan's darkish prior may end up much less of a chance than Fabian Framling himself. darkish, brooding, and dominating, will he be the single to avoid wasting her from the fan's merciless fate...or reason her demise?

Including parts of historic romance and romantic suspense, The India Fan is a spellbinding story from the Queen of Gothic Romance. fast moving and gripping, lovers of Georgette Heyer, Mary Stewart, and Daphne Du Maurier should be awestruck by means of this Victorian gothic mystery whole with romance, homicide, and mayhem.

Other Titles from Victoria Holt
Pride and the Peacock: To safe her inheritance, Jessica Clavering is of the same opinion to a wedding of comfort, yet will her good-looking new husband's hope for her ever surpass his obsession with a famously cursed opal?
The Shivering Sands: Caroline Verlaine's sister has long past lacking and not anyone can inform her why. your best option is to head the place Roma was once final seen-an property with a dangerous history.
The Time of the Hunter's Moon: According to legend, a woman will see her destiny husband on the time of the hunter's moon. but if the good-looking stranger printed to Cordelia furnish disappears after an all-too-brief come upon, she has to ask yourself: used to be he simply an apparition...or whatever more?

What readers are announcing concerning the India Fan

"The India Fan was once beautiful. It used to be lengthy and complicated and draining. It used to be gripping."

"Once you begin, you cannot positioned it down."

"A knock-out novel of mysticism and murder..."

"This e-book brings memories!!! I learn it whilst i used to be in highschool and it remains considered one of my favorite books to read."

What reviewers are asserting in regards to the India Fan

"...romance, curses, darkish secrets and techniques, and a Gothic story of epic proportions"-My publication dependancy and More

" totally engrossing read. The story-telling is superb and that i chanced on the old heritage fascinating."-Romantic historic Lovers

"Enthralling."-The long island occasions booklet Review

"Fresh and gradually compelling."-Kirkus

"Readers will savour this sweeping coming-of-age tale"-Publishers Weekly

"The India Fan is a type of epic tales that you should thoroughly immerse your self in and it'll remain on your reminiscence for years."-Great Historicals

What everyone seems to be announcing concerning the Queen of Gothic Romance Victoria Holt

"Victoria Holt's writing is captivating"-Bookfoolery

"She spins historical past with romance and intrigue and always leaves me in need of more."

"Holt's tales are spell turners."

"I love her books! i've got learn them all time and again. She is a awesome storyteller."

"One of the preferrred writers of gothic romance, a compelling storyteller whose gripping novels have overjoyed millions."-RT ebook reports

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Download E-books The Best of Friends (Pocket Readers Guide) PDF

By Susan Mallery

New York instances
bestselling writer Susan Mallery is at her heart-stirring most sensible during this witty, richly layered tale approximately friendship, love, and breaking free.

In highschool, studious Jayne Scott and wild baby Rebecca Worden turned not likely top friends—a

tie that persisted even after Rebecca fled her kinfolk to stay in a foreign country. After Jayne’s mom gave up the ghost, she grew to become half unpaid assistant, half surrogate daughter to the rich Wordens. yet now, ten years later, Rebecca is coming domestic to L.A. to reason havoc for Elizabeth, the mum who all yet rejected her. And Jayne unearths herself pulled deeper into the Wordens’ complex relatives dynamics—especially while Rebecca’s brother, David, returns as well.

David is the guy Jayne continuously sought after and knew she may perhaps by no means have. but if he gravitates towards her regardless of Elizabeth’s protests, her vow to flee the family’s shadow is placed to the final word try. And as lies are shattered and actual emotions uncovered, Jayne needs to come to a decision the place loyalty ends, and love starts off. . . .

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Download E-books I Think I Love You: A Novel PDF

By Allison Pearson

Petra and Sharon, thirteen-year-old ladies, are either desperately in love with a world-famous pop megastar. jointly they pore over his pictures, learn his fan membership letters, or even input a competition whose winners will meet him in individual.
Twenty years later, Petra is pushing 40, close to divorce, and battling together with her personal thirteen-year-old daughter whilst she is given the possibility of a life-time: the opportunity to satisfy the teenager idol she enjoyed goodbye in the past. A relocating story of friendship and celebrity, i feel i admire You perfectly captures the depth of first love—a love that by no means completely is going away.

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Download E-books A Yellow Raft in Blue Water: A Novel PDF

By Michael Dorris

Michael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of 3 generations of Indian girls, beset by means of hardships and torn by way of offended secrets and techniques, but inextricably joined via the bonds of kinship. beginning right now and relocating backward, the unconventional is advised within the voices of the 3 ladies: fifteen-year-old part-black Rayona; her American Indian mom, Christine, fed on through tenderness and resentment towards these she loves; and the fierce and mysterious Ida, mom and grandmother whose haunting secrets and techniques, betrayals, and desires echo over the years, braiding jointly the strands of the shared past.

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