1000 Lashes

Because I Say What I Think

Author: Raif Badawi

Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd

ISBN: 1771642092

Category: Political Science

Page: 80

View: 300

DOWNLOAD NOW »

"Raif Badawi's is an important voice for all of us to hear"-- Salman Rushdie Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, shared his thoughts on politics, religion, and liberalism online. He was sentenced to 1,000 lashes, ten years in prison, and a fine of 1 million Saudi Riyal, over a quarter of a million U.S. dollars. This politically topical polemic gathers together Badawi’s pivotal texts. He expresses his opinions on life in an autocratic-Islamic state under the Sharia and his perception of freedom of expression, human and civil rights, tolerance and the necessary separation of state and religion.
Release

All About Us #3: Be Strong & Curvaceous

An All About Us Novel

Author: Shelley Adina

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0446543748

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 300

View: 9877

DOWNLOAD NOW »

After spending spring break in Mexico with her grandparents, Carly Aragon can't wait to get back to school at Spencer Academy in San Francisco. With Lissa Mansfield and Gillian Chang by her side, she's ready for anything . . . except a new roommate. Lady Lindsay MacPhail, flamboyant daughter of the Earl of Strathcairn, quickly becomes Carly's worst nightmare. "Mac" not only swoops in and steals Carly's privacy, she's also dating Brett Loyola--Carly's biggest crush! But when Mac starts receiving strange, threatening e-mails, she and Carly must come together to figure out who's behind them and why. In the end, the fate of one girl will lie in the other's hands. Will the two learn to trust one another and trust God?
Release

Please Don't Go

Big John's Journey Back to Life

Author: John Hartson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1845969197

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 2505

DOWNLOAD NOW »

In July 2009, former Celtic and Wales soccer star John Hartson was diagnosed with testicular cancer, which had also spread to his lungs and brain. But before his treatment even began, John came to the brink of death after contracting pneumonia, ceasing to breathe and undergoing emergency brain surgery. Against all the odds, he pulled through, and in Please Don't Go he documents his incredible fight for life. Profoundly moving, John's own story is interwoven with the poignant recollections of his pregnant wife, Sarah, as well as with extracts from his sister Victoria's personal diary. This remarkable book covers the five-week period during which John's survival was most in jeopardy. John's truly inspirational account of how he has managed to overcome a very aggressive form of cancer will offer hope and courage to others affected by the disease. It is a touching and ultimately uplifting insight into the bravery of the popular football hero, who has fought back to full health in the face of adversity.
Release

Kill with Kindness

Author: Dell Shannon

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471913880

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 6390

DOWNLOAD NOW »

'A Luis Mendoza story means superlative suspense' Los Angeles Times Lieutenant Luis Mendoza is laid low with measles and the Homicide Squad of Los Angeles Police Department has to manage without its Chief of Detectives. There are several off-beat cases to occupy them, like the man tied to a railway and decapitated by a passing train. But, Mendoza does not take his convalescence lying down and he is soon unofficially investigating a case that his colleagues are already pursuing...
Release

Personal Injuries

Author: Scott Turow

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447244990

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 9658

DOWNLOAD NOW »

A portrayal of imperfect justice, Personal Injuries is Scott Turow's fifth Kindle County legal thriller. Robbie Feaver is a successful personal injury lawyer, with a burgeoning practice, a way with the ladies and a beautiful wife he loves – who is dying of an incurable illness. He also has a secret bank account where he occasionally deposits funds which make their way into the pockets of judges who decide Robbie’s cases. Robbie is apprehended and, in exchange for leniency, agrees to ‘wear a wire’ as he continues to try to fix decisions. The FBI agent assigned to supervise him goes by the alias of Evon Miller. She is stocky, lonely, uncomfortable in her skin, and impervious to Robbie’s charms. And she carries secrets of her own . . . As the law tightens its net, Robbie’s and Evon’s stories will converge thrillingly and ultimately tragically . . .
Release

Could It Be I'm Falling In Love?

Author: Eleanor Prescott

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0857387189

Category: Fiction

Page: 500

View: 1589

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This Valentine's Day, Roxy Squires is waiting for the phone to ring... Roxy is famous. At least, she used to be. She's a good-time TV presenter and, OK, so things haven't been going so well recently, but she knows her big break is just around the corner. What she's really looking for is someone to propel her back to the big time. Enter Woody, one-time pop star and Roxy's ultimate dream date, now working as her window cleaner. He's the answer to her prayers - but for some reason, he doesn't want to be famous any more. And it turns out that they're not the only celebs in the village. Roxy's living amongst a motley crew of former stars and fame survivors, who meet weekly to discuss their new lives. Is this the reality check Roxy needs? Or maybe it's a chance to do the unthinkable and fall in love...?
Release

End of Eternity

Author: Loretta Lost

Publisher: ThunderWords Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 1048

DOWNLOAD NOW »

You never really know the person you've married... until it's too late. Pregnant heiress Carmen Winters goes into shock when she comes home to find her husband hanging from a chandelier. Her immediate thoughts concern whether she should snap a photo for social media. As she gathers her wits, she begins to question the events surrounding her husband's death. Carmen's quest to understand the suicide is complicated by her difficult pregnancy and aggressive advances from her late husband's best friend. When Carmen discovers information about her husband that makes her realize her entire life was a lie, she finds herself drowning and needing desperately to lean on someone for support. Feeling vulnerable and lost, she gets entangled in a dangerous relationship and is unprepared for the consequences... One man may hold the key to her salvation, while another seems bent on her destruction. **********This is the first book of a series.**********
Release

Ideas and Lashes

The Prison Diary of Akbar Mohammadi

Author: Akbar Mohammadi,Nasrin Mohammadi

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477143238

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 238

View: 1067

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This book is about a young man (Akbar Mohammadi), a student at Tehran University get arrested during the student uprise in July 1999. His only crime was defending the basic human rights in Iran. He was encarserated, tortured and eventually killed in prison after seven years He talks in his memoire about the barbaric torture and treatment imposed upon political prisoners in Iran by the Islamic regime in Iran. After his death, his sister (Nasrin Mohammadi) picks up where he left off and Tells the world about her brother. She talks about how the family could Cope with this extremely difficult situation Akbar was a follower of Gondhi and Martin Luther King and belived in Non-Violant movement.
Release