From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a novel of family, secrets, love and redemption … and broken hearts mended and made all the stronger for it ‘With mystery, romance and humour, every page of this enjoyable tale is ...
Author: Milly Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a novel of family, secrets, love and redemption … and broken hearts mended and made all the stronger for it ‘With mystery, romance and humour, every page of this enjoyable tale is glorious’ heat Marnie Salt has made so many mistakes in her life that she fears she will never get on the right track. But when she ‘meets’ an old lady on a baking chatroom and begins confiding in her, little does she know how her life will change. Arranging to see each other for lunch, Marnie finds discovers that Lilian is every bit as mad and delightful as she’d hoped – and that she owns a whole village in the Yorkshire Dales, which has been passed down through generations. And when Marnie needs a refuge after a crisis, she ups sticks and heads for Wychwell – a temporary measure, so she thinks. But soon Marnie finds that Wychwell has claimed her as its own and she is duty bound not to leave. Even if what she has to do makes her as unpopular as a force 12 gale in a confetti factory! But everyone has imperfections, as Marnie comes to realise, and that is not such a bad thing – after all, your flaws are perfect for the heart that is meant to love you. 'A lovely romantic comedy and, with its cast of colourful characters, is another masterpiece from queen of romance Milly Johnson’ My Weekly ‘Heartwarming’ Bella Praise for Milly Johnson: ‘The feeling you get when you read a Milly Johnson book should be bottled and made available on the NHS’ Debbie Johnson 'Every time you discover a new Milly book, it’s like finding a pot of gold' heat 'A glorious, heartfelt novel' Rowan Coleman ‘Absolutely loved it. Milly's writing is like getting a big hug with just the right amount of bite underneath. I was rooting for Bonnie from the start' Jane Fallon ‘Bursting with warmth and joie de vivre’ Jill Mansell ‘Warm, optimistic and romantic’ Katie Fforde
Me too girl, me too! Let's dive in and see how conforming to the world has distorted our reality. Time to press into God's truth and see for yourself. I wrote this book to share my imperfections with other women.
Author: Tara Beattie
Publisher: Trilogy Christian Publishing
Do you catch yourself falling victim to the perfection trap? Me too girl, me too! Let's dive in and see how conforming to the world has distorted our reality. Time to press into God's truth and see for yourself. I wrote this book to share my imperfections with other women. To remind them that Pinterest is not reality and that burning breakfast, forgetting practices, and pulling into school on two wheels are examples of everyday, real life. I want to share my reality with other women to give them hope and encouragement that even though we may not have it all together, we have a God that is faithful and so good. He knows of our faults and loves us right where we are. I know for a fact, that I am a mess most days, but every day, I am still the daughter of the one true King. I am simply an imperfect woman who needs less of me and more of Jesus every day. I am also okay with my imperfections because I know that through my God, I am perfectly and wonderfully made.
Chapter 30, is a collection of powerful life lessons designed to help you challenge negative belief systems, examine repetitive cycles and patterns and steer you onto a path of empowerment, happiness and success.
Author: Nofisa Caseman
Chapter 30, is a collection of powerful life lessons designed to help you challenge negative belief systems, examine repetitive cycles and patterns and steer you onto a path of empowerment, happiness and success.
Your Messy Brilliance offers an engaging, customizable roadmap to the authentic you. In this book, you will learn to reclaim your true brilliance by embracing your flaws as the key to unlocking your deepest truth.
Author: Kelly McNelis
Publisher: Enrealment Press
There is no magic pill. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to your problems. There is no guru coming to save you. And there is no personal-development program that will get you to "perfect." The truth is, you don't need any of those things. You are brilliant and breathtakingly powerful, exactly as you are. The remarkable truth you are about to discover-one that you already know deep down in your bones-is that the idea of perfection can't bring you the joy, passion, and purpose you are craving. What you are looking for, as author and Women For One founder Kelly McNelis will show you, is your messy brilliance. It's the part of you that's perfectly imperfect and that contains your wholeness: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Your Messy Brilliance offers an engaging, customizable roadmap to the authentic you. In this book, you will learn to reclaim your true brilliance by embracing your flaws as the key to unlocking your deepest truth. You will also learn how your stories shape your life-and harness your power to transform the stories you tell yourself and others. This will help you move past shame and self-judgment, and develop a stronger relationship to your body, mind, and spirit. Finally, by stepping into conscious, effective choices, you will commit to a life of radical openness, authenticity, and courage-so that you transform yourself and your world. With a combination of personal experience, relatable stories from everyday women, and practical wisdom, Kelly will guide you into the most important journey you will ever take as a woman: the journey back home to your messy brilliance...and your ultimate truth! Book jacket.
“So this guy made a web page or something, and then he made a list of all the women he's ever been with, but he only uses first names so he doesn't embarrass them, ... “It means the perfectly imperfect woman,” I quietly respond.
Author: Nikki Vale
Publisher: Nikki Vale
As sweet as the cupcakes she bakes, Regina Santos finds herself attracted to trouble, and he goes by the name of Brayden Caffee. Regina is a delicate flower that bloomed with little sunlight. She has a heart of pure gold that is twice as soft. Her attraction to Brayden is instant heat. But Regina is hesitant to get too close, fearing she just might get burned. Brayden is a rough-around-the-edges firefighter with a notorious reputation with the ladies. He isn't against being in a relationship, Brayden just hasn't found a woman that makes him want to commit. Can the gentle Regina tame bad-boy Brayden's wild ways or will they both go up in flames?
From raising teenagers (“Now with a boy and girl on the precipice of serious adolescence, the bathroom door is sealed tighter than a government nuclear testing ground”) to how she copes with tragedy (“Swimming surrounds me in the ...
Author: Lee Woodruff
Publisher: Random House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
On the heels of her acclaimed book In an Instant, the #1 New York Times bestseller she wrote with her husband, ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, and with the same candor and charm, Lee Woodruff now chronicles her life as wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. Woodruff’s deeply personal and, at times, uproariously funny stories highlight such universal topics as family, marriage, friends, and how life never seems to go as planned. From raising teenagers (“Now with a boy and girl on the precipice of serious adolescence, the bathroom door is sealed tighter than a government nuclear testing ground”) to how she copes with tragedy (“Swimming surrounds me in the velvet wet of a bluish green world where I can dive deep down and sob with no trace”), Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress is the testimonial of a woman who embraces the chaos of her surroundings, discovers the splendor of life’s flaws, and accepts that perfection is as impossible to achieve as a spotless kitchen floor.
Are you a woman? This book is about how you, as a woman in this society and a perfectionist, can get to a new level without adding more to your plate. Here is what to expect from this book: GROWTH.
Author: Stephanie Mearse
Women of Perfection- Perfectly Imperfect A Journaling ExperienceAre you a perfectionist? Are you a woman? This book is about how you, as a woman in this society and a perfectionist, can get to a new level without adding more to your plate. Here is what to expect from this book: GROWTH. If you do the exercises with honesty in your heart, you will achieve more then you anticipated. The goal of this journey is to end the internal struggle developed from unrealistic standards, create an obtainable vision grounded in your best self, and instill peace and acceptance in your perfectionism. This will requires you to redefine what it means to be a perfectionist and challenge the motives of why are you one in the first place. Don't give up. I am confident that you are capable, loved, strong, intelligent, and you can do anything that you set your mind to!
Being Perfectly Imperfect is an exceptional life guide that takes you through the step-by-step process to find you again.I promise you'll definitely love who you find.
Author: Tracey Ward
All women out there - stop what you're doing and make a cup of tea! Seriously. It's time for a life reset. As a working woman, mother of teenagers, owner of two dogs, and a veteran coacher of women, I'm amazed at our resilience, resourcefulness, and the rods we make for our own backs by taking on too much!We women are our own worst enemy. We drive our businesses, encourage our staff, support our partner, care for our children, help our parents, and still have time to bake that *@#$*% cake for the fundraiser! Being Perfectly Imperfect helps you do all of that. It's about looking after yourself in such a way you can still care for those who matter in your life-and still perform at work with more oomph in your tank! Being Perfectly Imperfect will help you carve out more time for you without compromise, show you how to silence that annoying inner chatter, give you permission to spend time with people who make you feel good, and show you how to invite more money and fun into your life. Being Perfectly Imperfect is an exceptional life guide that takes you through the step-by-step process to find you again.I promise you'll definitely love who you find.
The woman couldn't have been more than twenty-three, dressed in a pencil skirt and black heels. “Girls, do you have a permit? If you don't, you'll need to move on.” Lucy sat up straighter. “You're about ten minutes older than I am.
Author: Kendra C. Highley
Publisher: Entangled: Crush
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Pitcher Dylan Dennings has his future all mapped out: make the minors straight out of high school, work his way up the farm system, and get called up to the majors by the time he’s twenty-three. The Plan has been his sole focus for years, and if making his dreams come true means instituting a strict “ no girls” policy, so be it. Lucy Foster, needlepoint ninja, big sister to an aspiring pitcher, and chicken advocate, likes a little mayhem. So what if she gets lost taking her brother to baseball camp...at her own high school? The pitching coach, some hotshot high school player, obviously thinks she’s a hot mess. Too bad he’s cute, because he’s so not her type. Problem is, they keep running into each other, and every interaction sparks hotter than the last. But with Dylan’s future on the line, he has to decide whether some rules are made to be broken... Disclaimer: This book contains a crazy night of moonlit skinny-dipping, a combustible crush, and kisses swoony enough to unwind even the most Type A athlete. Each book in the Suttonville Sentinels series is STANDALONE: * The Bad Boy Bargain * Swinging at Love * The Perfectly Imperfect Match
'Every time you discover a new Milly book, it's like finding a pot of gold' Heat The brand new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Perfectly Imperfect Woman - a gorgeous read full of love, life and laughter.
Author: Milly Johnson
THE QUEEN OF FEEL-GOOD FICTION! 'Every time you discover a new Milly book, it's like finding a pot of gold' Heat 'With mystery, romance and humour, every page of this enjoyable tale is glorious' heat 'A lovely romantic comedy and, with its cast of colourful characters, is another masterpiece from queen of romance Milly Johnson' My Weekly 'Heartwarming' Bella The brand new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Perfectly Imperfect Woman - a gorgeous read full of love, life and laughter. Praise for Milly Johnson: 'A glorious, heartfelt novel' ROWAN COLEMAN 'Absolutely loved it. Milly's writing is like getting a big hug with just the right amount of bite underneath. I was rooting for Bonnie from the start' JANE FALLON 'Bursting with warmth and joie de vivre' JILL MANSELL 'Warm, optimistic and romantic' KATIE FFORDE
Remember, if you believe in the beauty of your dreams, you will fight for them. Getting hurt over and over has made you much stronger than you were before. And losing someone you once loved always brings you closer to the perfect one.
Author: The Archiartist
Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
No matter how many times you fall, you have get back and keep moving on. Remember, if you believe in the beauty of your dreams, you will fight for them. Getting hurt over and over has made you much stronger than you were before. And losing someone you once loved always brings you closer to the perfect one. There will always be a time to heal, a time to mend a broken heart. You have to love and trust again. Do not ever let anyone knock you down and turn you into a stranger. You are unique in your own way. God has given you a big part in this world to carry on and move forward.
patriarchy hurts men as much as it hurts women and for now, I'm going to focus on its impact on women and people who identify as women. It wasn't all that long ago in our history that women were still considered to be owned by men, ...
Author: Lunaria Gaia
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Sick of the negative self talk, the relentless self doubt & feeling self conscious? It's time to love yourself & love your body. Copy You’ve been told your whole life that you’re not skinny enough, rich enough, young enough, not special enough. Too fat, too old, too loud, too needy, too much and you’ve convinced yourself it’s true. Being at war with our bodies is much more than fat rolls & wrinkles; it has a profound impact on our self esteem that permeates everything that we do. It forces us to hide & stops us from living our lives to the fullest. Perfectly Imperfect will take you on a deep journey of self discovery, healing & self love awakening. If you’ve been waiting for a sign that it’s time, here it is. In this life changing book you will: Master your negative self talk & stop the self doubt Discover the real reason you hate your body (it’s not what you might think) Find out how to heal your relationship with your body & stop feeling self conscious Learn how to reconnect with your truth and trust yourself again Receive powerful transmissions to drop the self doubt & truly love yourself inside and out Find out how Luna went from self loathing & eating disorders to finding true self love.You don’t have to keep living in self shame and pain- All of you is welcome here.
I had never even set foot in a place like this before; I always cut my own hair. I did a decent job at it too. I wondered if I could get a job there. “Ma'am?” I turned to see a woman with dark, inquisitive perfectly imperfect 141.
Author: Allison Betancourt
Publisher: Tate Publishing
High school changes everything. Molly and Aaron had been best friends since childhood. As neighbors, they were always together. Just before graduation, they begin to realize there may be more between them than friendship. But the transition isn't easy. When Molly's mother finds them asleep on her couch, she assumes the worst and kicks Molly out, setting in motion life-changing events. Soon Molly is brought completely into Aaron's world, and she believes for a moment she may have found perfection. When tragedy strikes, Molly and Aaron are put to the test, forcing them to figure out what it means to grow up. And when a friend becomes a backstabber, their relationship crashes to a halt. Filled with the real issues teens face in today's society, Allison Betancourt's debut novel explores the ups and downs faced by two teens on the edge of adulthood. In the midst of the pain and chaos, these teens will find that life is simply Perfectly Imperfect.
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Author: Milly Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
The emotional, uplifting and completely relatable new novel from Sunday Times bestseller Milly Johnson. Shay Bastable is the woman in the middle. She is part of the sandwich generation – caring for her parents and her children, supporting her husband Bruce, holding them all together and caring for them as best she can. Then the arrival of a large orange skip on her mother’s estate sets in motion a cataclysmic series of events which leads to the collapse of Shay’s world. She is forced to put herself first for a change. But in order to move forward with her present, Shay needs to make sense of her past. And so she returns to the little village she grew up in, to uncover the truth about what happened to her when she was younger. And in doing so, she discovers that sometimes you have to hit rock bottom to find the only way is up. Praise for The Woman in the Middle: 'An unputdownable tale of redemption and hard-won wisdom, this is a book that speaks for us all wherever we are in our lives. Milly Johnson always delivers an absolutely cracking read' Katie Fforde ‘The main characters are wise, loveable and so relatable. The humour is down to earth, the emotions are real and the storyline compelling. No one else writes quite like Milly and, with The Woman in the Middle, she has produced yet another winner’’ Jill Mansell 'Written from the heart ... honest, inspirational and great fun ... I loved it' Janie Millman 'This book is delicious. As moreish as a freshly made sandwich, full of your favourite filling. It's well worth the wait and joyous to bite into' Jo Thomas ‘Immensely relatable, tender and wise; Milly’s magic sparkles from every page’ Cathy Bramley ‘A complex family drama with a big heart, a light touch and lots of surprises’ Veronica Henry 'The perfect pick-me-up that you won't be able to put down. I loved it' Matt Dunn Praise for Milly Johnson: ‘The feeling you get when you read a Milly Johnson book should be bottled and made available on the NHS’ Debbie Johnson 'Every time you discover a new Milly book, it’s like finding a pot of gold' heat 'A glorious, heartfelt novel' Rowan Coleman ‘Absolutely loved it. Milly's writing is like getting a big hug with just the right amount of bite underneath. I was rooting for Bonnie from the start' Jane Fallon ‘Bursting with warmth and joie de vivre’ Jill Mansell
But now, just when CLO's reins are within reach, he's run into the one woman who could change everything.A delightful mixture of women's fiction, chick-lit, romantic comedy, and New adult, Perfectly Imperfect has something for every reader.
Author: Jacquie Biggar
What happens when Miss Perfection clashes with Mr. Casual? Chaos!Georgina's in trouble. The startup money she borrowed from her parents' retirement fund is long gone and her dream of owning the next big thing in market-to-table cuisine disappeared with it.Her only choice? Merge her company into the corporate giant, CLO, and hope she isn't making a huge mistake.Rhys Turner is his father's progeny, born and raised to take over the empire when his dad deems him ready. Rhys doesn't mind the fast-paced lifestyle, though he detests the coldblooded mantra of the corporation- Buy from the weak and sell at a profit.It's made his family millions. But now, just when CLO's reins are within reach, he's run into the one woman who could change everything.A delightful mixture of women's fiction, chick-lit, romantic comedy, and New adult, Perfectly Imperfect has something for every reader.
Based on his highly praised adult memoir, Yes, Chef, this young adult edition includes an 8-page black-and-white family photo insert. Marcus Samuelsson’s life and his journey to the top of the food world have been anything but typical.
Author: Marcus Samuelsson
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
In this inspirational autobiography, world-famous chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem, Marcus Samuelsson tells his extraordinary story and encourages young people to embrace their mistakes and follow their dreams. Based on his highly praised adult memoir, Yes, Chef, this young adult edition includes an 8-page black-and-white family photo insert. Marcus Samuelsson’s life and his journey to the top of the food world have been anything but typical. Orphaned in Ethiopia, he was adopted by a loving couple in Sweden, where his new grandmother taught him to cook and inspired in him a lifelong passion for food. In time, that passion would lead him to train and cook in some of the finest, most demanding kitchens in Europe. Samuelsson’s talent and ambition eventually led him to fulfill his dream of opening his own restaurant in New York City: Red Rooster Harlem, a highly acclaimed, multicultural dining room, where presidents rub elbows with jazz musicians, aspiring artists, and bus drivers. A place where anyone can feel at home. "'Step up to the challenge; don't avoid it. Win or lose, take the shot.' Samuelsson neatly serves up inspiration and food for thought."--Kirkus Reviews "The perfect book for teen foodies and a great choice for others, thanks to its . . . compelling story . . . and sound advice."--VOYA "A delightful read. . . .Samuelsson effectively connects his love of food to his personal journey."--School Library Journal
a woman snapped. Luther looked around until he saw her. She was standing on the porch of a house in front of Josiah's. Josiah groaned. “She's one of the ladies who saw me barechested the other day,” he murmured.
Author: Catherine Lievens
Publisher: eXtasy Books
When Josiah agreed to become the coyote alpha, he knew it was a bad idea, and he was right. No matter how hard he tries, the band doesn’t respect him, and he doesn’t know how to change that. With humans sticking their noses all over the forest, he has to solve that problem, but how? Luther might be in the forest to keep an eye on the shifters who live here, but that doesn’t mean he’s enjoying it. He has to follow orders, even when he disagrees with them, which in this case, he does. Shifters shouldn’t be locked up, and they should have the same rights as humans. Josiah doesn’t know why Luther seems so interested in him, but he can’t chalk it up to Luther doing his job for long. When it becomes obvious there’s more between them, Josiah tries to keep his distance, because Luther is human, and eventually, he’ll leave. But Luther doesn’t want to leave. He’s in love with Josiah and will do pretty much anything for him, including trying to find a way to be allowed to stay. Luther’s superior has plans, though, and there’s still a shooter on the loose in the forest. Then there’s Josiah’s problem with the band, which he knows will become worse once they find out he’s pregnant. Can Josiah and Luther find a way to make things work, even an imperfect one, or are they doomed to be wrenched apart by circumstances?
... child is created to be perfectly imperfect according to the design of our Father in heaven—for the purpose He has in mind. Like the fable of the woman who used her cracked water pot to nurture flowers as she walked with it each day, ...
Author: Boris Vujicic
Category: Family & Relationships
“You may lack limbs, but don't let that define what you can or can't do.” That’s the life-changing advice Boris Vujicic spoke to his son, Nick, who was born without arms or legs. With the help of his parents, Nick has become an internationally-known inspirational speaker, a best-selling author, the founder of the non-profit organization Life Without Limbs and, most importantly, a loving and responsible husband and father himself. But Nick’s journey didn’t start there. Raising the Perfectly Imperfect Child is the inspiring, powerfully transparent story of how two unprepared and overwhelmed parents–Boris and Dushka Vujicic–overcame their grief, fears, and badly shaken faith to raise such an accomplished, faith-filled, and perfectly imperfect son. Through their stories, Boris offers practical advice and encouragement for all parents facing a “new normal” when raising a special needs or unique child. With tenderness, he addresses the spiritual, emotional, and financial challenges, and offers insights on how to equip a child for happiness and success in life. Your Guide to Giving Your Child with Special Needs LOVE, ROOTS, & WINGS A Special…Rewarding Journey Told from the perspective of a humble father, who at times questioned God and his own worthiness, this book addresses the unique challenges of raising a special needs child. Facing a mountain of doubts and debt, the Vujicics feared their son would never be able to get out of bed, let alone receive an education, support himself, or have a family of his own. And they questioned how a loving Father in heaven could have allowed this to happen. Yet once they gave up their narrow expectations for the perfect child, their imperfect son taught them that there are no limits to what a determined, faith-filled, and unstoppable individual can accomplish with the help of supportive parents and a caring God. Boris candidly addresses this family’s journey as Nick becomes aware of–and overcomes–the extent of his disabilities, as well as bullying, despair, and suicidal impulses. Other challenges included the stress a child with a disability put on their marriage and not neglecting the needs of their other children. Overflowing with inspiration and practical advice, Raising the Perfectly Imperfect Child helps every parent understand that they can find the strength to give a child what is needed, despite the challenges faced. And the results include the rewards of a satisfying and joyful spiritual life.
In one corner we have Jared Winterset, who’s not in the market for a wife.
Author: Marie Ferrarella
In one corner we have Jared Winterset, who's not in the market for a wife. He knows too well how few marriages succeed—and Jared hates failure. So he'll keep it light. In the other corner there's Elizabeth Stephens, a self-sufficient violinist. She's lonely sometimes, but playing her music is more rewarding—and safer—than playing the field. Then a certain someone calls in the Mamas, and—ding!— Jared and Elizabeth are thrown together, planning a thirty-fifth wedding anniversary party. Soon the two are enjoying themselves way too much. It won't last, thinks Elizabeth. It's fun, that's all, thinks Jared. But they're about to learnthat in a real love match, both players can win….
Now, its task was to elevate perfectly imperfect white women leaders to validate the brutally exploitative economic system that underpinned their success. This was less the future that Stanton had in mind than the result of the specific ...
Author: Kyla Schuller
Publisher: Hachette UK
An incisive history of self-serving white feminists and the inspiring women who’ve continually defied them Women including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Sanger, and Sheryl Sandberg are commonly celebrated as leaders of feminism. Yet they have fought for the few, not the many. As award-winning scholar Kyla Schuller argues, their white feminist politics dispossess the most marginalized to liberate themselves. In The Trouble with White Women, Schuller brings to life the two-hundred-year counter history of Black, Indigenous, Latina, poor, queer, and trans women pushing back against white feminists and uniting to dismantle systemic injustice. These feminist heroes such as Frances Harper, Harriet Jacobs, and Pauli Murray have created an anti-racist feminism for all. But we don’t speak their names and we don’t know their legacies. Unaware of these intersectional leaders, feminists have been led down the same dead-end alleys generation after generation, often working within the structures of racism, capitalism, homophobia, and transphobia rather than against them. Building a more just feminist politics for today requires a reawakening, a return to the movement’s genuine vanguards and visionaries. Their compelling stories, campaigns, and conflicts reveal the true potential of feminist liberation. The Trouble with White Women gives feminists today the tools to fight for the flourishing of all.