Then, to her delight, Jacqueline Hendersen offered Mara a position as her assistant at Greystone Realty. Although Jacqueline was one of Chicago’s top realtors, she was not satisfied. Her ambition to become the Top Producer of the entire city of Chicago resulted in an excessive workload on Mara. Even though the hard work swamped Mara, it was nothing compared to the confusion that Jacqueline’s sketchy work ethics caused. Soon, she realized that Jacqueline was doing more than just bending the rules to get to the top. Shortly afterward, Mara learned that being a realtor was more than buying, selling, and earning a commission.
Samantha Sharp seemed to be an average 16-year-old girl living with her family in the suburbs of Cincinnati. She never cared about politics, foreign policy, or anything other than herself until a deadly virus was unleashed on the nation.
Suddenly, her world is changing. Her family retreats into seclusion only to discover there is no escaping the aftermath of this war.
James B. Hansom: As a Sailor for many years, one absorbs the rules of the oceans into one’s own life; as such every wave has a peak and a trough. Accepting bi-polar is no different, like a heart-beat you have the highs and the lows, just a little more intense! The mania phases can be really useful as one can get so much done in such a short amount of time, but afterward comes the crash which can halt you from achieving anything; so I guess things take about the same time overall.
Body Language – Short Stories by Marylee MacDonald is a collection of twelve fascinating tales. All I Have is one of the stories that made a deep impression in my heart. When a woman felt that a homeless man was following her, she clutched her purse close to her heart. Her suspicions peaked when he began making small talk with her. Initially, she assumed that he would ask her for money. However, he made no such suggestion.
In Un-Adoptable – Faith Beyond Foster Care, Janelle Molony shares an unfiltered part of her life that started after she and her husband, Ryan, decided to adopt a child. While some of her issues with the adoption process appeared completely normal, a lot of protocols did not sound acceptable. The adoption agency investigated the past and the present of Ryan and Janelle with a fine-tooth-comb. Yet, they failed miserably in sharing even the right age of Steven.
Years of medical wisdom of Michael Richards could not make sense of what his eight-year-old daughter, Sarah, was saying. At the same time, the father in him wanted to believe her. Especially, when her claim to see darkness and light inside certain people matched with their actions, he could not discard the possibility of truth in her sightings.
Shadow of Athena by Elena Douglas is an engaging historic fiction that revolves around a baffling custom. To appease the goddess, two girls were sent to Athena’s temple at Troy every year. For this duration, these maidens lived in servitude in the temple. Ultimately, they returned to Lokris with the vow of sanctity for the rest of their lives.
The mind is the most important and, at the same time, the most dangerous muscle in our body. The two novellas, Every Last Thought, and Psycho Girl, in Every Last Psycho by Zarina Macha prove just that. In Every Last Thought, sixteen-years-old Tess struggles with schizophrenia. With the voices in her head destroying her self-worth every day, she found solace in Ed’s company.
There are certain books that help a person to come out of trauma. Thus, they help in making a person strong by giving ways and methods to do that. There are some self-help books that give wise maxims regarding how to live life. Altogether, all these books are written to help an individual morally and materially. So you can read them to improve yourself!
Although Kate was the daughter of a US senator, she had no interest in politics. She left her old job and her boyfriend to be a national news correspondent in New York. So, imagine her disappointment when she had to cover politics in her new job in Manhattan. To add to her misery, her boyfriend broke up with her soon after her move. Just when she was on the verge of embracing regret as her primary emotion, destiny intervened. Someone started leaving thoughtful gifts for strangers throughout the city.