Someone Knows

Someone Knows
Author: Lisa Scottoline
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2019-04-09
ISBN 10: 0525539654
ISBN 13: 9780525539650
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Someone Knows Book Review:

Bestselling and award-winning author Lisa Scottoline reaches new heights with this riveting novel about how a single decision can undo a family, how our past can derail our present, and how not guilty doesn't always mean innocent. Allie Garvey is heading home to the funeral of a childhood friend. Allie is not only grief-stricken, she's full of dread. Because going home means seeing the other two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret. Twenty years earlier, a horrific incident shattered the lives of five teenagers, including Allie. Drinking and partying in the woods, they played a dangerous prank that went tragically wrong, turning deadly. The teenagers kept what happened a secret, believing that getting caught would be the worst thing that could happen. But time has taught Allie otherwise. Not getting caught was far worse. Allie has been haunted for two decades by what she and the others did, and by the fact that she never told a soul. The dark secret has eaten away at her, distancing her from everyone she loves, including her husband. Because she wasn't punished by the law, Allie has punished herself, and it's a life sentence. Now, Allie stands on the precipice of losing everything. She's ready for a reckoning, determined to learn how the prank went so horribly wrong. She digs to unearth the truth, but reaches a shocking conclusion that she never saw coming--and neither will the reader. A deeply emotional examination of family, marriage, and the true nature of justice, Someone Knows is Lisa Scottoline's most powerful novel to date. Startling, page-turning, and with an ending that's impossible to forget, this is a tour de force by a beloved author at the top of her game.

Someone Knows

Someone Knows
Author: Lisa Scottoline
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-04-09
ISBN 10: 1472243137
ISBN 13: 9781472243133
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Someone Knows Book Review:

'Lisa Scottoline is one of the very best writers at work today' Michael Connelly 'Heart-pounding' Lisa Gardner Twenty years ago four teenagers spent a blissful summer as the closest of friends. But when a new boy looked to join them, they convinced him to play a dangerous initiation game with deadly stakes. What happened next would change each of them forever. Now, after leading separate lives, three of the four friends reunite for the first time since that summer and unbearable memories come flooding back. Someone knows what happened - but who? And just how far will they go to keep their shocking secrets buried?

Someone Knows Something

Someone Knows Something
Author: christa weisman
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2019-04-19
ISBN 10: 9781733840309
ISBN 13: 1733840303
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Someone Knows Something Book Review:

Someone knows Something is a mystery novel about three teen boys who go missing from a small Washington State town and the secrets that surrounding their disappearance.

Someone Knows My Name: A Novel

Someone Knows My Name: A Novel
Author: Lawrence Hill
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2008-11-17
ISBN 10: 9780393067149
ISBN 13: 0393067149
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Someone Knows My Name: A Novel Book Review:

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. "Wonderfully written...populated by vivid characters and rendered in fascinating detail." —Nancy Kline, New York Times Book Review Kidnapped from Africa as a child, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan she becomes a scribe for the British, recording the names of blacks who have served the King and earned their freedom in Nova Scotia. But the hardship and prejudice of the new colony prompt her to follow her heart back to Africa, then on to London, where she bears witness to the injustices of slavery and its toll on her life and a whole people. It is a story that no listener, and no reader, will ever forget. Published in Canada as The Book of Negroes and the basis for the award-winning BET miniseries of the same name.

Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Someone Knows My Name / the Book of Negroes, the Novel by Lawrence Hill

Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Someone Knows My Name / the Book of Negroes, the Novel by Lawrence Hill
Author: Herbert Marilyn,Erin Balser
Publsiher: Bookclub-in-a-Box
Total Pages: 85
Release: 2010-05
ISBN 10: 1897082592
ISBN 13: 9781897082591
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Someone Knows My Name / the Book of Negroes, the Novel by Lawrence Hill Book Review:

The history and terror of black slavery has been well documented in literature and film. Lawrence Hill’s new book doesn’t lessen the awfulness of the times, but adds a unique human dimension. Hill has created an uplifting and highly educational story about a shameful part of history. The Book of Negroes is sold in the United States under the title, Someone Knows My Name. Aminata Diallo was born free in Africa in the eighteenth century. She had a rich and lovely childhood until the day she was captured by slave traders and marched off to the coast in chains. Along with thousands of others, Aminata was destined for North America as a slave to white owners. She was eleven years old. Hill tracks Aminata’s story through the circle of her life. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style, and interesting background information on the novel and the author.

Lipstick on a Pig

Lipstick on a Pig
Author: Torie Clarke
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2006-02-06
ISBN 10: 0743282477
ISBN 13: 9780743282475
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Lipstick on a Pig Book Review:

Torie Clarke, renowned and respected in political and business circles as one of the nation's most gifted communicators, offers a complete guide to the new age of transparency. Clarke's message is refreshing and straightforward: No more spin. Always a dubious proposition, spin has become increasingly vulnerable as information sources have proliferated; spin is simply no longer viable. Or put another way, "You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig." Distilling her twenty-five years of experience and wisdom into eight concise rules, Clarke counsels that politicians and executives need to tell the truth early, often, and in plain language. Clarke's experience is incomparable: She was the Pentagon's communications chief during the early years of George W. Bush's presidency and, prior to that, a high-ranking adviser to the first President Bush and to Senator John McCain. She illustrates her lessons with riveting behind-the-scenes accounts of some of our country's crucial moments over the last two decades -- for instance, as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs under Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, she was at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, and she recounts her experience that day as Rumsfeld's office strove to inform, instruct, and reassure the public. Clarke shows that a policy of transparency not only protects you, but that you even stand to gain from it -- because once you figure out that you can't put lipstick on a pig, you've actually learned something far more powerful: not to create a pig in the first place. Her lessons for getting your message out include: Tell your own story -- especially if it's bad news -- on your own terms, before someone else tells it on theirs. It will allow you to survive controversy and will also enhance your reputation. It's about one thing. Be ready and able to explain yourself to the proverbial man on the street in a clear, simple sentence or two. Admit your mistakes, because the truth will out. Entertaining, approachable, and full of crucial insight and practical guidance, Lipstick on a Pig will be indispensable for business leaders, public figures, and anyone working in media relations. With humor and savvy, Clarke's vision offers truly new opportunities for communications in the Information Age.

Words of Wisdom, Inspiration, Humor, and Compassion from Someone Who Knows the Difference

Words of Wisdom, Inspiration, Humor, and Compassion from Someone Who Knows the Difference
Author: Delores Anderson Brown
Publsiher: Author House
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2014-12-11
ISBN 10: 1496956605
ISBN 13: 9781496956606
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Words of Wisdom, Inspiration, Humor, and Compassion from Someone Who Knows the Difference Book Review:

This little book of poems and short stories is dedicated to my children, who gave me the will to fight for my life. Also, I want to thank my doctors, nurses, family, friends, and those who have fought breast cancer and lived to tell their story. I had to keep a positive attitude in order to beat cancer. I lost my mother and several close friends to this disease. When I heard the word cancer, the first thing that came to my mind was that I was going to die with cancer like my mother. This little book will make you laugh or cry. Writing this little book took me nine years. I am doing God's will by helping, talking, and sharing my story with you. God spared my life for a reason. It was not for me to dwell on what has befallen me but to encourage and be encouraged. I am reaching out to help others. Read this Christ-inspired book. Let the love, healing, and helping others flow in. Again, I thank my doctors, my nurses, and everyone for your support. God is the head of my life, and I pray that he is also the head of yours. Blessings and happy reading.

I Have a Friend who Knows Someone who Bought a Video, Once

I Have a Friend who Knows Someone who Bought a Video, Once
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 9788867492190
ISBN 13: 8867492195
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


I Have a Friend who Knows Someone who Bought a Video, Once Book Review:

The Book Of Negroes

The Book Of Negroes
Author: Lawrence Hill
Publsiher: HarperCollins Canada
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2010-07-13
ISBN 10: 1554686555
ISBN 13: 9781554686551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Book Of Negroes Book Review:

Lawrence Hill’s nationally bestselling novel has garnered praise and awards around the world. The Book of Negroes has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and CBC Canada Reads, among many others. Lawrence Hill—and his remarkable character Aminata Diallo—have become household names throughout Canada. Readers will follow the story of Aminata, an unforgettable heroine who cut a swath through an 18th-century world hostile to her colour and her sex. Abducted as an eleven-year-old child from her village in West Africa and put to work on an indigo plantation on the sea islands of South Carolina, Aminata survives by using midwifery skills learned at her mother’s side, and by drawing on a strength of character inherited from both parents. Eventually, she has the chance to register her name in the “Book of Negroes,” a historic British military ledger allowing 3,000 Black Loyalists passage on ships sailing from Manhattan to Nova Scotia. This remarkable novel transports the reader from an African village to a plantation in the southern United States, from a soured refuge in Nova Scotia to the coast of Sierra Leone, in a back-to-Africa odyssey of 1,200 former slaves. Bringing vividly to life one of the strongest female characters in recent fiction, Lawrence Hill’s remarkable novel has become a Canadian classic.

Someone We Know

Someone We Know
Author: Shari Lapena
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-07-30
ISBN 10: 0385690835
ISBN 13: 9780385690836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Someone We Know Book Review:

The new domestic suspense novel from NYT bestselling author Shari Lapena. Maybe you don't know your neighbours as well as you thought you did. . . . "I'm so sorry. My son has been getting into people's houses. He's broken into yours." In a quiet, leafy suburb in upstate New York, a teenager has been sneaking into houses--and into the owners' computers as well. Learning their secrets, and maybe sharing some of them, too. Who is he, and what might he have uncovered? As whispers start to circulate, suspicion mounts. And when a woman down the street is found murdered, the tension reaches its breaking point. Who killed her? Who knows more than they're telling? And how far will all these very nice people go to protect their little secrets? In this neighbourhood, it's not just the husbands and wives who play games. Here, everyone in the family has something to hide. . . .

Faith Is What Someone Knows to Be True, Whether They Believe It Or Not. -Flannery O'Connor

Faith Is What Someone Knows to Be True, Whether They Believe It Or Not. -Flannery O'Connor
Author: Quotes FLOWER
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2020-02-12
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 9798612509660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Faith Is What Someone Knows to Be True, Whether They Believe It Or Not. -Flannery O'Connor Book Review:

JUST FOR YOU CLEAN SPIRIT! A Premium 120 pages Lined Notebook With Beautiful Marble Cover ! A Beautiful gift for Christmas, Mother's Day, Birthdays or anytime! Or why not ? a special notebook just for you, because ... You Deserve it, take our experience and knock knock knock, open your Door its Us :)

Everything You Need to Know When Someone You Know Has Leukemia

Everything You Need to Know When Someone You Know Has Leukemia
Author: Heather Moehn
Publsiher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Total Pages: 64
Release: 1999-12-15
ISBN 10: 9780823931217
ISBN 13: 0823931218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Everything You Need to Know When Someone You Know Has Leukemia Book Review:

Discusses the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of leukemia and explains how to provide physical and emotional support for its victims.

Dead Midnight

Dead Midnight
Author: Marcia Muller
Publsiher: Grand Central Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2008-11-15
ISBN 10: 9780446549882
ISBN 13: 0446549886
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Dead Midnight Book Review:

Sharon McCone has decided to throw herself into work so she can get past her brother's suicide, but the wrongful-death suit she is working on hits too close to home. It's a civil case in which the family of a young 'zine employee claims his suicide was the result of his company's treatment of him. In his final journal entry, Roger Nagasawa describes his fatal plunge from the San Francisco Bridge as being "swept away from sadness." With the help of her friend, J.D. Smith, McCone investigates the InSite offices and soon learns of its publisher's less-than-professional activities. She also learns that Roger had been afraid for his life since he was a witness to computer espionage. Faced with the death of her friend, Smith, and the sudden disappearance of Roger's associate, McCone must keep one step ahead of the game and solve this mystery -- or else become the next victim.

Any Known Blood

Any Known Blood
Author: Lawrence Hill
Publsiher: HarperCollins Canada
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2011-02-08
ISBN 10: 1554686571
ISBN 13: 9781554686575
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Any Known Blood Book Review:

Contains extra content -- insights, interviews and more! Langston Cane V is thirty-eight, divorced and childless, and has just been fired for sabotaging a government official’s speech. The eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, Langston feels more acutely than ever the burden of his illustrious family name. After a run-in with his father in Oakville, Langston takes off for Baltimore, where he embarks on a remarkable quest to uncover his family’s past—and his own sense of self. At once elegant and sensuous, wry and witty, Any Known Blood slips effortlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakville, Ontario—once a final stop on the Underground Railroad. Rich in historical detail, Any Known Blood is an engrossing tale about one man’s attempt to find himself through unearthing and giving voice to those who came before him.

The Mechanics of Divine Foreknowledge and Providence

The Mechanics of Divine Foreknowledge and Providence
Author: T. Ryan Byerly
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2014-08-28
ISBN 10: 1623567882
ISBN 13: 9781623567880
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Mechanics of Divine Foreknowledge and Providence Book Review:

How exactly could God achieve infallible foreknowledge of every future event, including the free actions of human persons? How could God exercise careful providence over these same events? Byerly offers a novel response to these important questions by contending that God exercises providence and achieves foreknowledge by ordering the times. The first part of the book defends the importance of the above questions. After characterizing the contemporary freedom-foreknowledge debate, Byerly argues that it has focused too narrowly on a certain argument for theological fatalism, which attempts to show that the existence of infallible divine foreknowledge poses a unique threat to the existence of creaturely libertarian freedom. Byerly contends, however, that bare existence of infallible divine foreknowledge cannot threaten freedom in this way; at most, the mechanics whereby this foreknowledge is achieved might so threaten human freedom. In the second part of the book, Byerly develops a model for understanding the mechanics whereby infallible foreknowledge is achieved that would not threaten creaturely libertarian freedom. According to the model, God infallibly foreknows every future event because God has placed the times that constitute the history of the world in primitive earlier-than relations to one another. After defending the consistency of this model of the mechanics of divine foreknowledge with creaturely libertarian freedom, the author applies it to divine providence more generally. A novel defense of concurrentism is the result.

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Author: Lori Gottlieb
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2019-04-02
ISBN 10: 1328663043
ISBN 13: 9781328663047
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Book Review:

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC! “Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing.”—Katie Couric “This is a daring, delightful, and transformative book.”—Arianna Huffington, Founder, Huffington Post and Founder & CEO, Thrive Global “Wise, warm, smart, and funny. You must read this book.”—Susan Cain, New York Times best-selling author of Quiet From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist’s world—where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she). One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of­fice she suddenly lands. With his balding head, cardigan, and khakis, he seems to have come straight from Therapist Central Casting. Yet he will turn out to be anything but. As Gottlieb explores the inner chambers of her patients’ lives — a self-absorbed Hollywood producer, a young newlywed diagnosed with a terminal illness, a senior citizen threatening to end her life on her birthday if nothing gets better, and a twenty-something who can’t stop hooking up with the wrong guys — she finds that the questions they are struggling with are the very ones she is now bringing to Wendell. With startling wisdom and humor, Gottlieb invites us into her world as both clinician and patient, examining the truths and fictions we tell ourselves and others as we teeter on the tightrope between love and desire, meaning and mortality, guilt and redemption, terror and courage, hope and change. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is rev­olutionary in its candor, offering a deeply per­sonal yet universal tour of our hearts and minds and providing the rarest of gifts: a boldly reveal­ing portrait of what it means to be human, and a disarmingly funny and illuminating account of our own mysterious lives and our power to transform them.

You're Not Listening

You're Not Listening
Author: Kate Murphy
Publsiher: Celadon Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-01-07
ISBN 10: 1250297206
ISBN 13: 9781250297204
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


You're Not Listening Book Review:

When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you? "If you’re like most people, you don’t listen as often or as well as you’d like. There’s no one better qualified than a talented journalist to introduce you to the right mindset and skillset—and this book does it with science and humor." -Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take "An essential book for our times." -Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone At work, we’re taught to lead the conversation. On social media, we shape our personal narratives. At parties, we talk over one another. So do our politicians. We’re not listening. And no one is listening to us. Despite living in a world where technology allows constant digital communication and opportunities to connect, it seems no one is really listening or even knows how. And it’s making us lonelier, more isolated, and less tolerant than ever before. A listener by trade, New York Times contributor Kate Murphy wanted to know how we got here. In this always illuminating and often humorous deep dive, Murphy explains why we’re not listening, what it’s doing to us, and how we can reverse the trend. She makes accessible the psychology, neuroscience, and sociology of listening while also introducing us to some of the best listeners out there (including a CIA agent, focus group moderator, bartender, radio producer, and top furniture salesman). Equal parts cultural observation, scientific exploration, and rousing call to action that's full of practical advice, You're Not Listening is to listening what Susan Cain's Quiet was to introversion. It’s time to stop talking and start listening.

All Different Kinds Of Free

All Different Kinds Of Free
Author: Jessica McCann
Publsiher: BelleBooks
Total Pages: 275
Release: 2011-03-23
ISBN 10: 1611940265
ISBN 13: 9781611940268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


All Different Kinds Of Free Book Review:

A free woman of color in the 1830s, Margaret Morgan lived a life full of promise. One frigid night in Pennsylvania, that changed forever. They tore her family apart. They put her in chains. They never expected her to fight back. In 1837, Margaret Morgan was kidnapped from her home in Pennsylvania and sold into slavery. The state of Pennsylvania charged her kidnapper with the crime, but the conviction was later overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. It was the first time a major branch of the federal government had made a pro-slavery stand, and the ruling in Prigg v. Pennsylvania sewed the bitter seeds of the states' rights battle that eventually would lead to the Civil War. Yet, the heart of this story is not a historic Supreme Court ruling. It is the remarkable, unforgettable Margaret Morgan. Her life would never be the same. Her family had been torn apart. Uncaring forces abused her body and her heart. But she refused to give up, refused to stop fighting, refused to allow her soul to be enslaved. Jessica McCann's work as an award-winning journalist has been published in Business Week, The Writer, and many other publications. ALL DIFFERENT KINDS OF FREE is her first novel. Learn more about McCann online at www.jessicamccann.com.

Find Someone who

Find Someone who
Author: Nancy Polette
Publsiher: Libraries Unlimited
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781591584650
ISBN 13: 1591584655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Find Someone who Book Review:

"Polette shows a new way to present well-known picture books to preschoolers and primary-grade students. A one-paragraph booktalk introduces the story and is followed by 10 questions based upon the characters or situations. Children are instructed to find someone in their group who can relate to a portion of the story. ... The book will be useful for quick, spur-of-the-monent planning as well as for quality lesson plans in working with ESL groups."--SLJ.

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead
Author: M. C. Beaton
Publsiher: Minotaur Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2013-09-17
ISBN 10: 1466834692
ISBN 13: 9781466834699
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Something Borrowed, Someone Dead Book Review:

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television. Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous laugh and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to the charming Cotswolds hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she had a nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, just small things, a teapot here, a set of silverware there. So it's quite the shock when she is found dead, murdered by a poisoned bottle of elderberry wine. Afraid the murder will be a blight on the small town, Parish councillor, Jerry Tarrant, hires private detective Agatha Raisin to track down the murderer. But the village is secretive and the residents resent Agatha's investigation. Of course that doesn't stop the ever-persistent Agatha from investigating and sticking her nose where no one wants it—especially as the suspect list grows. And, as if it isn't enough that Agatha's ex has reentered the picture, the murderer is now targeting Agatha! With M.C. Beaton's Something Borrowed, Someone Dead the bossy, vain, and absolutely irresistible, Agatha Raisin continues to be a fan favorite.