When We Were on Fire

A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love, and Starting Over

Author: Addie Zierman

Publisher: Convergent Books

ISBN: 1601425465

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 7773


In the strange, us-versus-them Christian subculture of the 1990s, a person’s faith was measured by how many WWJD bracelets she wore and whether he had kissed dating goodbye. Evangelical poster child Addie Zierman wore three bracelets asking what Jesus would do. She also led two Bible studies and listened exclusively to Christian music. She was on fire for God and unaware that the flame was dwindling—until it burned out. Addie chronicles her journey through church culture and first love, and her entrance—unprepared and angry—into marriage. When she drops out of church and very nearly her marriage as well, it is on a sea of tequila and depression. She isn’t sure if she’ll ever go back. When We Were on Fire is a funny, heartbreaking story of untangling oneself from what is expected to arrive at faith that is not bound by tradition or current church fashion. Addie looks for what lasts when nothing else seems worth keeping. It’s a story for doubters, cynics, and anyone who has felt alone in church.

The Eleventh Son

A Novel of Martial Arts and Tangled Love

Author: Long Gu,Rebecca S. Tai

Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books

ISBN: 1931907161

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 366

View: 3421


Xiao, the Great Bandit, rescues the beautiful Shen several times, which plants the seed of love in both of them. But Shen is married to a rich man who is also an outstanding martial artist. Xiao has his own secret admirer, Feng, an attractive swordswoman with a quick temper. Xiao is drawn into a messy fight for the legendary Deer Carver. Before he can take any action, Shen's grandmother is murdered, and Xiao is named the killer. It appears that things are spinning out of control...One of the top three Chinese martial arts fiction writers, Gu Long wrote 69 novels, many of which have been adapted for TV or cinema.

Tangled Up In Love

A Funny Sexy Yarn

Author: Heidi Betts

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

ISBN: 9781429918749

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 9736


Ever since Dylan Stone beat Veronica Chasen out of a prime position at the Cleveland Courier, they've been bitter rivals, engaging in a very public war of words in their competing newspaper columns. They routinely challenge each other to go bungee jumping, white water rafting, or into tattoo parlors to see who will wimp out first. But Veronica's latest taunt may be Dylan's toughest assignment yet: She dares him to learn to knit. Dylan is not going to let something his grandmother can do scare him off. He's man enough to make a scarf—and attend Veronica's weekly knitting circle. But when the infuriatingly handsome Dylan shows up at the craft shop and charms all the ladies, Veronica starts to get all knotted up in something that feels a lot like love...

Tangled Thing Called Love

Life and Love on the Lam

Author: Juliet Rosetti

Publisher: Loveswept

ISBN: 0345549155

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

View: 7591


Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum has Ranger and Joe. Now Juliet Rosetti makes readers swoon with Mazie Maguire and her hot-to-trot boy toy, Ben Labeck. So get tangled up in a clever romance with enough mystery to keep you on your toes until the very end! Mazie’s boyfriend—photojournalist and sex god Ben Labeck—might be trouble on two very strong, very sexy legs, but he’s got no idea what he’s signing up for when he invites himself along to the family farm in Quail Hollow to meet the Maguires. Mazie knows that bringing a guy home is a recipe for disaster, especially when she’s not sure whether their relationship is serious or just seriously steamy. That goes double when she finds herself reluctantly squeezing back into a bikini and sash for the anniversary of a supposedly cursed local beauty pageant. All this is wreaking havoc on Mazie’s love life. Suddenly Ben’s too busy playing gentleman farmer on the Maguire estate to indulge in a more discreet kind of play in Mazie’s bed. And when he’s not tilling the soil, he’s digging up dirt on the Curse of Miss Quail Hollow. Maybe that swimsuit competition isn’t such a bad way to get Ben’s attention back where it belongs—and get him to admit that he’s head-over-heels in love with her. Praise for Tangled Thing Called Love “With humor to rival Sophie Kinsella and romance and mystery akin to Janet Evanovich, [Juliet] Rosetti’s title has something to appeal to most contemporary romance fans.”—Library Journal “I highly suggest that anyone who enjoys fun, funny, romantic mysteries, similar in heart to Janet Evanovich’s work, check out Juliet Rosetti’s Tangled Thing Called Love.”—Aya M. Productions “The banter between Mazie and Ben is still sharp and witty.”—Clue Review “It is not very often that a book makes me laugh out loud and this one did. I loved the characters and the author’s style of writing.”—Twin Spin “Funny, witty, sexy and suspenseful . . . The writing is flawless.”—Globug & Hootie Need a Book Praise for the Mazie Maguire series Crazy for You “Mazie is a klutz in the spirit of Stephanie Plum. . . . She’s a take-life-by-the-horns kind of person that I want to know. Quirky, delightful fun . . . More Mazie, please.”—Barbara Vey, Publishers Weekly “I can still remember how happy I felt while reading the book.”—Keeper’s Book Reviews “A light read, with laughter abound . . . truly hilarious.”—Literarily Illumined “[Juliet Rosetti is] a great story teller and I know I will read everything she writes.”—Book-Loving The Escape Diaries “I can’t say enough good things about this fun, delightful book. It’s a quick read that will have you calling your friends to have them read it so you can all talk about it.”—Barbara Vey, Publishers Weekly Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.

This Tangled Thing Called Love

Author: Marie Astor

Publisher: Novel Holdings, LLC


Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1007


From New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author! Claire Chatfield has everything a girl could possibly wish for: looks, a promising career, and an engagement ring from one of New York's most eligible heir-bachelors! Life should be a dream and yet, it does not feel like one... When an enigmatic new neighbor, Alec Brunell, moves into an apartment above from Claire's, Claire is surprised to find herself wondering whether the choices she has made in her life are worth following through. In order to secure his place as his father's successor, David Lawson must settle down with a wife befitting the future head of Lawson Enterprises - and who could fit the prerequisite better than lovely Claire Chatfield? There is just one glitch - David Lawson is in love with another woman. Alec Brunell has never lacked for women's attention, but he finds himself at a loss when faced with his downstairs neighbor, Claire Chatfield. Still, her iciness only adds fuel to his fire, as Alec is determined to change Claire's view of him. This Tangled Thing Called Love follows the story of four people searching for love - will they have the courage to find it?

A Tangled Web of Love & Lies

Author: John J. Archer

Publisher: Nazarite Limited Publishing


Category: Fiction

Page: 20

View: 2437


‘Tangled Web of Lies & Love’ is a short story. When Norman Bronn dies having achieved superhuman feats the media jump on the story that he may have discovered a pill ‘HBe’ which helped him maximise his potential. His Brother Richard is even summoned by the president of the United States of America, who seems to have an over the top interest in the matter. Maybe it’s the pressure of the job. Maybe it’s the fact the economy is failing. Whatever the reason Richard doesn’t like it. After all he is the only one aware that Norman’s life was a fraud. Even Sally, Normans surviving girlfriend is in the dark of what made Norman such an extraordinary man. Richard has refrained from letting her know, even if he does love her. Norman never did love her. As the secrets of Norman Bronn continue to get exposed, a web of lies and love is entangled.

Stolen Halo's

Author: Flame

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1504986695

Category: Poetry

Page: 118

View: 6751


Its called Stolen Halos cause we all have done our part because in Flames heart, we all have done our part, and he sees things through other peoples lives.

Love on the Racks

A History of American Romance Comics

Author: Michelle Nolan

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476604908

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 246

View: 2426


For the better part of three decades romance comics were an American institution. Nearly 6000 titles were published between 1947 and 1977, and for a time one in five comics sold in the U.S. was a romance comic. This first full-length study examines the several types of romance comics, their creators and publishing history. The author explores significant periods in the development of the genre, including the origins of Archie Comics and other teen publications, the romance comic “boom and bust” of the 1950s, and their sudden disappearance when fantasy and superhero comics began to dominate in the late 1970s.