In Every Heartbeat

Kim Vogel Sawyer

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Author and title for about 60 titles/series set in nice places. (Mostly gentle reads.) Gentle Reads (Sharon Weinberg, Skokie Public Library, IL): Author, title, publication year, webcat link for about 35 books without 'scenes of graphic violence, explicit sex, and dysfunctional families' and with 'wholesome characters, some humor, a little romance.' From EF Benson's Gentle Fiction (Reader's Advice): 'Good stories with no sex and no violence.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 90 books (many in series), from Bess Streeter Adrich's to Effie Wilder's Fairacres series.
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Brought Together by Baby (Tiny Blessings Series #2) (Love

Carolyne Aarsen

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Books-On-Line: This large collection includes movie scripts, newer works, cookbooks and more. Lists title, author, publisher, and disability(ies). From Mississippi to Michigan, journey along the great migration that is Pat Greene. Margaret Frazer’s The Novice’s Tale (1992), first in an ongoing mystery series, introduces Dame Frevisse, a sharp-witted Benedictine nun. I struggled with its weight; I placed it partially in its destined position.
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Laughing Boy

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These were distinguished from earlier epics by heavy use of marvelous events, the elements of love, and the frequent use of a web of interwoven stories, rather than a simple plot unfolding about a main character. [3] The earliest forms were invariably in verse, but the 15th century saw many in prose, often retelling the old, rhymed versions. [4] Overwhelmingly, these were linked in some way, perhaps only in an opening frame story, with three thematic cycles of tales: these were assembled in imagination at a late date as the " Matter of Rome " (actually centered on the life and deeds of Alexander the Great conflated with the Trojan War ), the " Matter of France " ( Charlemagne and Roland, his principal paladin ) and the " Matter of Britain " (the lives and deeds of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, within which was incorporated the quest for the Holy Grail ); medieval authors explicitly described these as comprising all romances. [5] The medieval romance developed out of the medieval epic, in particular the Matter of France developing out of such tales as the Chanson de Geste, with intermediate forms where the feudal bonds of loyalty had giants, or a magical horn, added to the plot. [15] The epics of Charlemagne, unlike such ones as Beowulf, already had feudalism rather than the tribal loyalties; this was to continue in romances. [16] The romance form is distinguished from the earlier epics of the Middle Ages by the changes of the 12th century, which introduced courtly and chivalrous themes into the works. [17] This occurred regardless of congruity to the source material; Alexander the Great featured as a fully feudal king. [18] Chivalry was treated as continuous from Roman times. [19] This extended even to such details as clothing; when in the Seven Sages of Rome, the son of an (unnamed) emperor of Rome wears the clothing of a sober Italian citizen, and when his stepmother attempts to seduce him, her clothing is described in medieval terminology. [20] When Priam sends Paris to Greece in a 14th-century work, Priam is dressed in the mold of Charlemagne, and Paris is dressed demurely, but in Greece, he adopts the flashier style, with multicolored clothing and fashionable shoes, cut in lattice-work—signs of a seducer in the era. [21] Historical figures reappeared, reworked, in romance.
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The Witness

Dee Henderson

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It’s nice when grown people whisper to each other under the covers. Can Gothic literature still appeal to us today. Hallmarks of YA fiction: Discovering abilities – Everything is perfectly normal until you wake up feeling different one morning or suddenly stumble on a hidden ability. This description of her is at once very regal and fitting to her status as a confined woman, but because of the magical influence of Morgan la Faye, she is bordering on the “wild woman” image with her parted lips and sexualized appearance.
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Love Finds a Home (Mirror Lake Book 2)

Kathryn Springer

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Proponents of the standards, like the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers, say too many students are not college or career-ready because they have suffered from years of easy reading and poor training in synthesizing more complex reading materials. True to form, white women’s writing in the plantation South created stories of women that centered on "the marriage plot," turning belles into mistresses of the house who know and do their duty.
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After the Rains (Beneath a Southern Sky Series #2)

Deborah Raney

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But I must first render you all the little attentions in my power." "The Amontillado!" ejaculated my friend, not yet recovered from his astonishment. Nearly every romance reader says, at one time or another, “I could write one of these.” Almost every romance author has been asked to provide the simple magic formula for writing a successful book. Scientific works of Euclid, Aristotle, Copernicus, and Newton still possess great value; but since the science in them has largely become outdated, they no longer serve for scientific instruction, yet they remain too technical to sit well in most programmes of literary study.
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Sunrise (Sunrise Series-Baxter 3, Book 1) 1st (first)

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English, Attorney & Literary Agent — Elaine English, formerly of Graybill and English, has branched out on her own. And in 1857 Frederick Ayrton wrote, in Railways in Egypt, wrote: We may live to realise in a few years the extraordinary fact of the leading events of one day in India, and perhaps in our Eastern colonies also, being recorded in the London newspapers of the following morning! As this age went on, however, women gradually began to express more opinions and have a greater and more equal role in society.
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Heaven's Touch (The McKaslin Clan)

Jillian Hart

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Kendall Walton, “Categories of Art,” The Philosophical Review 79 (1970): 334-67. ↑ 9. Though Atticus has the support of a few like-minded people, most of the town express their disapproval of his defense of a black man. Get reviews of children and young adult literature and poetry as well as books for parents here. Read full book review > Our marketing campaigns include promotion in Kirkus Reviews magazine, on Kirkus.com and in our high-circulation email newsletter.
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Redeeming Grace (Love Inspired)

Emma Miller

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A man accused of a crime would publicly swear to his innocence. If the market hasn’t moved on to new ground already, Halflings should find its mark. I’ll be the first to cheer as you and your customers ride off into the sunset, happily ever after. In a Glass Darkly (1872) includes the superlative vampire tale Carmilla which provided fresh blood for that particular strand of the Gothic, providing inspiration for Bram Stoker 's Dracula. Often, those events aren’t circumstances which bring us warm-fuzzy feelings.
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A Husband To Hold

Cheryl Wolverton

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Flash play is the shortest 10-minute play. According to Aristotle, there are six elements of drama plot, diction, character, thought, spectacle, and song. Martin's Press coining the phrase in 2009), featuring characters in their late teens and early 20s going through the college experience and a second adolescence. But before we go further, what exactly is an archetype? AT LENGTH I would be avenged; this was a point definitively settled -- but the very definitiveness with which it was resolved precluded the idea of risk.
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