Baci D Estate

Author: Angelica B.
Publisher: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854168459
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5 storie d'amore per un'estate romantica, sexy e divertente Estate: tempo di partenze, vacanze e amori inattesi... come per Titti, che, rimasta sulle spiagge triestine, si abbandonerà a un momento di trasgressione in assenza del marito; o per Lexie, che, partita con gli amici per il Messico, vivrà un’estate romantica e indimenticabile. A chi invece ha scelto il campeggio ed è alla ricerca di avventure, come Sveva, Silvia e Chiara, i giorni in tenda potranno riservare qualche gradita sorpresa... Ma c’è anche chi resta in città e, complice il clima rovente, si lascia andare a una passione che scotta, che seduce, che diverte. Come Stella che, trovandosi a trascorrere l’estate a Roma d’agosto, insegna danze latino-americane in uno stabilimento di Ostia. Ma un misterioso nipote di una delle sue allieve arriverà a turbare le sue tranquille e afose giornate. È un corteggiamento peccaminoso tra fondant al cacao nero e torte prelibate, quello di Roberta, giornalista free lance intrappolata in un matrimonio noioso... Che siate sotto l’ombrellone, un sole infuocato o al fresco della montagna, lasciatevi tentare da questi racconti piccanti e irresistibili, perché anche la vostra possa essere un’estate di baci! Perché un'estate senza baci non vale la pena di essere ricordata! Dall’autrice di TI PREGO LASCIATI ODIARE il racconto FROM BAŠKA WITH LOVE di Anna Premoli Dall’autrice di UNA NOTTE D’AMORE A NY il racconto L’ALBA NEI TUOI OCCHI di Cassandra Rocca Dall’autrice di A QUALCUNO PIACE DOLCE il racconto QUANDO IL MARITO È IN VACANZA di Laura Schiavini Dall’autrice di VOLEVO ESSERE AUDREY HEPBURN il racconto UN’ESTATE IN CITTÀ di Vanessa Valentinuzzi Dall’autrice di L’EDUCAZIONE DI ANGELICA il racconto HOT CHOCOLATE di Angelica B

The Home For Broken Hearts

Author: Rowan Coleman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439182505
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THE DOOR IS OPEN . . . For young widow Ellen Wood, her Victorian home is a refuge—a place to feel safe with her eleven-year-old son, Charlie. But when money grows so tight that Ellen could lose the house, her sister, Hannah, makes a radical suggestion . . . rent out some of the rooms. Soon Ellen has three lodgers: Sabine, a German coworker of Hannah’s, recently separated from her husband; Allegra, an eccentric but wise novelist; and Matt, an up-and-coming young journalist in search of his voice, who has just landed a plum job in London. Ellen thinks three strangers are the last complication she needs, but they make her realize just how isolated she has become. Their presence exposes a secret she’s been keeping hidden, as well as a conflict with her sister that is both shocking and revealing. And while a love affair with a younger man seems like a fantasy powered by her imagination, Ellen can’t deny her deep connection to Matt, or the changes he inspires in her and her relationship with Charlie. Outside her home’s sheltering walls lies a world of opportunity as well as danger. Now that she’s had the courage to open the door, does Ellen dare step through? Witty, moving, and deeply insightful, The Home for Broken Hearts celebrates everything that makes life worth living, from an author who knows just how to speak to the heart.

Zeno S Conscience

Author: Italo Svevo
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101970227
Size: 46.80 MB
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Long hailed as a seminal work of modernism in the tradition of Joyce and Kafka, and now available in a supple new English translation, Italo Svevo’s charming and splendidly idiosyncratic novel conducts readers deep into one hilariously hyperactive and endlessly self-deluding mind. The mind in question belongs to Zeno Cosini, a neurotic Italian businessman who is writing his confessions at the behest of his psychiatrist. Here are Zeno’s interminable attempts to quit smoking, his courtship of the beautiful yet unresponsive Ada, his unexpected–and unexpectedly happy–marriage to Ada’s homely sister Augusta, and his affair with a shrill-voiced aspiring singer. Relating these misadventures with wry wit and a perspicacity at once unblinking and compassionate, Zeno’s Conscience is a miracle of psychological realism.

Anne Frank

Author: Anne Frank
Publisher: Pocket
ISBN: 9780671707613
Size: 72.58 MB
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A young girl's journal records her family's struggles during two years of hiding from the Nazis in war-torn Holland.

Kiss Of Midnight

Author: Lara Adrian
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780440336679
Size: 35.74 MB
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He watches her from across the crowded dance club, a sensual black-haired stranger who stirs Gabrielle Maxwell’s deepest fantasies. But nothing about this night—or this man—is what it seems. For when Gabrielle witnesses a murder outside the club, reality shifts into something dark and deadly. In that shattering instant she is thrust into a realm she never knew existed—a realm where vampires stalk the shadows and a blood war is set to ignite. Lucan Thorne despises the violence carried out by his lawless brethren. A vampire himself, Lucan is a Breed warrior, sworn to protect his kind—and the unwitting humans existing alongside them—from the mounting threat of the Rogues. Lucan cannot risk binding himself to a mortal woman, but when Gabrielle is targeted by his enemies, he has no choice but to bring her into the dark underworld he commands. Here, in the arms of the Breed’s formidable leader, Gabrielle will confront an extraordinary destiny of danger, seduction, and the darkest pleasures of all. . . . From the Paperback edition.

Breathless

Author: Anne Stuart
Publisher: Camden
ISBN: 9781445836317
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Ruined beyond repair and shunned by London society, lovely Miranda Rohan rebelliously embraces the freedom that comes from having nothing left to lose. However, this dangerous course throws her under the power of the darkly enigmatic Lucien de Malheur - known to many as the Scorpion. Seeking to destroy the Rohans, Lucien traps Miranda in a marriage she thinks is based on friendship but instead is rooted in vengeance. Yet even when she realizes the truth, their enmity fuels a shocking passion - and perhaps even more.

The Silver Spoon

Author: Editors of Phaidon Press
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714845319
Size: 50.63 MB
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Presents more than two thousand recipes for traditional Italian dishes.

The Falconer

Author: Elizabeth May
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452130078
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Edinburgh, 1844. Beautiful Aileana Kameron only looks the part of an aristocratic young lady. In fact, she's spent the year since her mother died developing her ability to sense the presence of Sithichean, a faery race bent on slaughtering humans. She has a secret mission: to destroy the faery who murdered her mother. But when she learns she's a Falconer, the last in a line of female warriors and the sole hope of preventing a powerful faery population from massacring all of humanity, her quest for revenge gets a whole lot more complicated. The first volume of a trilogy from an exciting new voice in young adult fantasy, this electrifying thriller blends romance and action with steampunk technology and Scottish lore in a deliciously addictive read.

Cosima

Author: Grazia Deledda
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780704301498
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"Cosima" tells the story of an aspiring writer growing up in Nuoro, Sardinia during the last decades of the nineteenth century when formal education for women was rare and literary careers unheard-of. Based on Deledda's own life, the work describes a young woman's struggle against the dismay and disapproval of her family and friends at her creative ambitions. Yet it also reads like a charming fable with details of family life, rural traditions and wild bandits, and it is as much a novel of memory as of character or action. Deledda's characters are poor country folk driven by some predetermined force. Their loves are tragic, their lives as hard and as rigidly controlled as nature itself in the hills of Sardinia. Deledda creates memorable figures who play out their lives against this backdrop of mountains and bare plains, sheepfolds and vineyards. Shimmering in the distance is the sea and escape - for a few - to the Continent or America. In 1926 Grazia Deledda became the second woman and the second Italian to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. She wrote thirty-three novels, including "Reeds in the Wind," and many books of short stories, almost all set on Sardinia. Her work has become well known to English-speaking readers through Martha King's translations for Italica Press.