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A moving novel about grief, guilt, and the unpredictability of love, for fans of Everything, Everything and All the Bright Places. Jonny knows better than anyone that life is full of cruel ironies. He's spent every day in a hospital hooked up to machines to keep his heart ticking. Then when an organ donor is found for Jonny's heart, that turns out to be the cruelest irony of all. Because for Jonny's life to finally start, someone else's had to end. That someone turns out to be Neve's twin brother, Leo. When Leo was alive, all Neve wanted was for him (and all his glorious, overshadowing perfection) to leave. Now that Leo's actually gone forever, Neve has no idea how to move forward. Then Jonny walks into her life looking for answers, her brother's heart beating in his chest, and everything starts to change. Together, Neve and Jonny will have to face the future, no matter how frightening it is, while learning to heal their hearts, no matter how much it hurts. (Features select graphic novel illustrations from Jonny's sketchbook.)

Secondhand Heart

Secondhand Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amity Lassiter
Editor: Amity Lassiter
ISBN: 0993924042
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Widower Finn Baylor’s specialty is troubled horses, not troubled people. So when Lily Jacobs shows up with her damaged horse in tow, his first instinct is to tell her to get gone. Still trying to piece himself together, the last thing he needs in his life is a woman who won’t take no for an answer, especially when all he wants to do is say yes. Reeling from the accident that nearly claimed her life and made her horse unpredictable and dangerous, Lily is desperate to find some kind of normalcy. Out of options, Lily’s last hope for her horse is the brooding Finn, and despite his gruff demeanor, she’s not giving up. Though he’s done his best to close himself off, Finn finds Lily getting under his skin, and her determined spirit might be the last hope for his heart. This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity’s stories can best be described as ‘sweet western heat’, and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language. Hearts of Three Rivers The Baylors Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock) Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce) Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs) The Montgomerys Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan) Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) Guarded Heart COMING SOON Hearts of Heroes (Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world) A Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport) A Cowboy SEAL's Redemption (Travis Nelson & AJ Fletcher) COMING EARLY 2020

Saving Women's Hearts

Saving Women's Hearts Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martha Gulati,Sherry Torkos
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443430153
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Mention the term "heart disease" and most people picture an overweight, middle-aged man. Yet the reality is that heart disease is the number one killer of women in North America, accounting for a third of all deaths in women and far surpassing the prevalence of breast cancer. Cardiologist Dr. Martha Gulati and holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos separate the facts from the many myths surrounding heart disease and offer the latest information on both the conventional medical approach and the role of natural medicine in understanding this illness. Saving Women's Hearts examines the unique gender differences for women and provides valuable insight into the screening procedures, diagnosis, treatment options, and most importantly, prevention of heart disease.

The First Year: Heart Disease

The First Year: Heart Disease Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lawrence D. Chilnick
Editor: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0786732415
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Heart disease is the nation's leading health crisis, affecting more than 25.6 million Americans and causing 650,000 deaths each year. A longtime health editor, Lawrence Chilnick was stunned when he suffered a heart attack at age 48-but assumed his medications would take care of the condition. They didn't. Five years later, Chilnick needed a quadruple bypass. At that point, he set out to turn his life around by educating himself on all aspects of this life-threatening disease. Now, in this major addition to the bestselling The First Year® series (over 250,000 copies sold), Chilnick shares his story and expert, step-by-step advice for coping with heart conditions. With information on lowering cholesterol, losing weight, reducing stress, and related concerns from high blood pressure to diabetes, this guide is a must-have resource.

A Secondhand Life

A Secondhand Life Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pamela Crane
Editor: Tabella House
ISBN: 1940662052
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From USA TODAY bestselling author Pamela Crane comes a dark thriller about the monsters that hide in plain sight. “Fans of Karin Slaughter and Lisa Gardner will relish the knife-sharp prose, empowering characters, and mind-blowing twist ending of A Secondhand Life. Crane’s writing is chilling in that can’t-get-enough way.” – Goodreads reader review A string of murdered girls. An innocent man behind bars. A serial killer still on the hunt. In a freak collision when she was twelve, Mia Germaine faced death along with the loss of her father. A heart transplant from a young murder victim saved Mia's life, but not without a price. Twenty years later, the scar on her chest still bothers her, while haunting nightmares about an unresolved homicide begin to plague her. Compelled by these lost memories, she forms a complicated connection to the victim—a girl killed the same night as Mia’s car accident—due to a scientific phenomenon called “organ memory.” Now suffocating beneath the weight of avenging a mysterious dead girl and catching a serial killer on the loose dubbed the “Triangle Terror,” Mia must dodge her own demons while unimaginable truths torment her—along with a killer set on making her his next victim. As Mia tries to determine if her dreams are clues or disturbing phantasms, she's led further into danger’s path, costing her the one person who can save her from herself.

Secondhand

Secondhand Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adam Minter
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1635570123
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"Revelatory, terrifying, but, ultimately, hopeful." -Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE SIXTH EXTINCTION From the author of Junkyard Planet, a journey into the surprising afterlives of our former possessions. Downsizing. Decluttering. Discarding. Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want. But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go? Sometimes across the country-or even halfway across the world-to people and places who find value in what we leave behind. In Secondhand, journalist Adam Minter takes us on an unexpected adventure into the often-hidden, multibillion-dollar industry of reuse: thrift stores in the American Southwest to vintage shops in Tokyo, flea markets in Southeast Asia to used-goods enterprises in Ghana, and more. Along the way, Minter meets the fascinating people who handle-and profit from-our rising tide of discarded stuff, and asks a pressing question: In a world that craves shiny and new, is there room for it all? Secondhand offers hopeful answers and hard truths. A history of the stuff we've used and a contemplation of why we keep buying more, it also reveals the marketing practices, design failures, and racial prejudices that push used items into landfills instead of new homes. Secondhand shows us that it doesn't have to be this way, and what really needs to change to build a sustainable future free of excess stuff.

Secret Heart

Secret Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amity Lassiter
Editor: Amity Lassiter
ISBN: 0993924069
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It only took eight seconds for Nate Montgomery’s bull riding career to go from brilliant to burned out. Back in Three Rivers with no money and no prospects, he needs to regroup and build an identity for himself that doesn’t involve being thrown around by 1500lbs of fury. He finds reprieve in a familiar package of curves on the other side of the bar at the local watering hole. She’s tall, full-bodied, and sweet, and Nate will gladly come back for a second taste. Single mother and perpetual girl-from-the-wrong-side-of-the-tracks Layla Sullivan is barely holding together the life she’s building for herself and her son. She’s got shift work, squeaky cupboards, a big fat secret, and no time for Nate Montgomery to come waltzing into her life, making her wish for things she can’t have. But this cowboy is as bull-headed as he is sexy, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that having an extra warm, handy body in her house isn’t a bad thing—especially when it belongs to her baby’s father. When Layla’s family drama comes back to bite her, exposing her secret and threatening the happy little bubble they’ve created, Nate feels bound to repeat the sins of his father. But he’s never been one to give up, and this little family might be just the new life he’s looking for. This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity’s stories can best be described as ‘sweet western heat’, and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language. Hearts of Three Rivers The Baylors Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock) Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce) Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs) The Montgomerys Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan) Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) Guarded Heart COMING SOON Hearts of Heroes (Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world) A Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport) A Cowboy SEAL's Redemption (Travis Nelson & AJ Fletcher) COMING EARLY 2020

Lawful Heart

Lawful Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amity Lassiter
Editor: Amity Lassiter
ISBN: 0993924093
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Banks Montgomery takes his job as youngest sheriff ever elected in Three Rivers very seriously; the residents of the small town are his family and he takes care of them accordingly. Along with his small horse breeding operation, he’s a man with a plan—one that doesn’t include the distraction of a woman, least of all one that turns up out of nowhere and isn’t what she seems. Pregnant and abandoned in Three Rivers, Norah Clarke needs to come up with a plan, and fast. Fortunately, she’s always been quick on her feet, and she and the town go way, way back. That doesn’t, however, prepare her for the town’s nosy (and devastatingly handsome) sheriff and all the surprising ways he makes her feel. When the distraction Norah brings proves to have painful consequences, Banks will have to decide if his comfortable, predictable life is worth putting on the line for the sake of his heart. This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Montgomerys series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity’s stories can best be described as ‘sweet western heat’, and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language. Hearts of Three Rivers The Baylors Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock) Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce) Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs) The Montgomerys Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan) Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) Guarded Heart COMING SOON Hearts of Heroes (Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world) A Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport) A Cowboy SEAL's Redemption (Travis Nelson & AJ Fletcher)

Secondhand

Secondhand Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adam Minter
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1635570123
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"Revelatory, terrifying, but, ultimately, hopeful." -Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE SIXTH EXTINCTION From the author of Junkyard Planet, a journey into the surprising afterlives of our former possessions. Downsizing. Decluttering. Discarding. Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want. But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go? Sometimes across the country-or even halfway across the world-to people and places who find value in what we leave behind. In Secondhand, journalist Adam Minter takes us on an unexpected adventure into the often-hidden, multibillion-dollar industry of reuse: thrift stores in the American Southwest to vintage shops in Tokyo, flea markets in Southeast Asia to used-goods enterprises in Ghana, and more. Along the way, Minter meets the fascinating people who handle-and profit from-our rising tide of discarded stuff, and asks a pressing question: In a world that craves shiny and new, is there room for it all? Secondhand offers hopeful answers and hard truths. A history of the stuff we've used and a contemplation of why we keep buying more, it also reveals the marketing practices, design failures, and racial prejudices that push used items into landfills instead of new homes. Secondhand shows us that it doesn't have to be this way, and what really needs to change to build a sustainable future free of excess stuff.

North of Happy

North of Happy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adi Alsaid
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 148801535X
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From Adi Alsaid, the acclaimed author of Let’s Get Lost, Never Always Sometimes, and We Didn’t Ask for This What do you do when you want to run away — but you end up finding yourself? A dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, Carlos Portillo is happy to follow the well-worn path to a future of comfort and ease in Mexico City that’s been planned for him since birth. But when his older brother Felix—who defied their parents to live a life of adventure—is tragically killed, Carlos is determined to live out his own dreams for the both of them. He escapes to San Juan Island off the coast of Washington state and gets a job with a celebrity chef he’s admired from afar for years. But while things are coming together for him in the kitchen, a forbidden romance with his boss’s daughter could end his career before it even begins. Finally living for himself, Carlos learns that reality doesn’t come with a road map to an easy life — but does finding your true path mean following your head? Or your heart? “An exceptional tale of grief, ambition, love, and maturity.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adult nominee A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year A TAYSHAS Reading List Book

Homecoming Heart

Homecoming Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amity Lassiter
Editor: Amity Lassiter
ISBN: 0993924026
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Two years and a few dirty secrets stand between them. For as long as she can remember, Emma Pierce has wanted to leave her sleepy hometown behind. She finally succeeds…and two years later, finds herself back in Three Rivers and face to face with the reason she left—a cowboy she can’t resist. Noah Baylor has made his fair share of mistakes, and letting the girl next door leave him in a cloud of dust ranks near the top of that list. When Emma rolls back into town, he vows not to let this second chance go to waste. He’s a different man now, who knows what he wants…and what he wants is his best friend, Emma Pierce. He’s hurt her enough, but the only future Noah wants is one with Emma in it, and time is running out for him to prove it before she walks away for good. This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity’s stories can best be described as ‘sweet western heat’, and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language. Hearts of Three Rivers The Baylors Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock) Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce) Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs) The Montgomerys Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan) Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) Guarded Heart (Coming 2019) Hearts of Heroes (Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world) A Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport) A Cowboy SEAL's Redemption (Travis Nelson & AJ Fletcher) COMING EARLY 2020

Secondhand Dogs

Secondhand Dogs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carolyn Crimi
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062989200
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A heartwarming—and heart-tugging—middle grade novel about love, loyalty, and what it means to be part of a family—from author Carolyn Crimi, with adorable illustrations by Melissa Manwill. Perfect for fans of A Dog’s Life and Because of Winn-Dixie. Miss Lottie’s home was for second chances. When she adopted Gus, Roo, Tank, and Moon Pie, Miss Lottie rescued each member of the pack—including herself, her helper, Quinn, and her reclusive cat, Ghost—and turned them into a family. But when a new dog, Decker, arrives and tries to hoard Miss Lottie’s heart and home for himself, the pack’s future is threatened. At first, Gus, the insecure pack leader, only notices little things, like tiny Moon Pie being kicked out of the bed and Ghost acting spooked (then again…Ghost is a cat). But things soon go from bad to worse as Decker’s presence causes disharmony in the group. When Decker convinces Moon Pie to embark on an impossible journey, it’s up to Gus to gather his courage, rally his splintered pack, and bring the little dog home. And with coyotes and cars on the loose, the pack must push through obstacles and dangers to reunite with Moon Pie before he can get hurt—or, nearly as bad, get his heart broken.

London's Heart: A Novel

London's Heart: A Novel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Benjamin Farjeon
Editor: Litres
ISBN: 5040478070
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Let's Get Lost

Let's Get Lost Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adi Alsaid
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460326717
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Five strangers. Countless adventures.One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car at the moment they need someone the most. There's HUDSON, a small-town mechanic who is willing to throw away his dreams for true love. And BREE, a runaway who seizes every Tuesday—and a few stolen goods along the way. ELLIOT believes in happy endings…until his own life goes off-script. And SONIA worries that when she lost her boyfriend, she also lost the ability to love. Hudson, Bree, Elliot and Sonia find a friend in Leila. And when Leila leaves them, their lives are forever changed. But it is during Leila's own 4,268-mile journey that she discovers the most important truth— sometimes, what you need most is right where you started. And maybe the only way to find what you're looking for is to get lost along the way.

Heart Health For Canadians

Heart Health For Canadians Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Beth Abramson
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443405043
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To be published in co-operation with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Every seven minutes in Canada, someone dies from heart disease or stroke. When we think of the typical heart patient, we imagine an older, grey-haired, overstressed man, but the face of heart disease has changed. Heart disease and stroke are now equal-opportunity killers. Despite the fact that heart disease kills more Canadian women each year than all forms of cancer combined, it’s not a problem that’s widely talked about. Dr. Beth Abramson is passionate about changing this by providing Canadian families with the knowledge to prevent, recognize and recover from heart disease. As a respected cardiologist and a national spokesperson for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Dr. Abramson has spoken to doctors, patients and people across the country about the realities of heart health. Some of what she has to say is quite surprising, like the fact that there’s no real physical difference between a woman’s heart attack and a man’s, just a psychological difference in how we view them. Heart Health for Canadians is the definitive book on heart disease for the thousands of Canadian women and men who are diagnosed each year. It takes a full-spectrum approach to heart disease, covering prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, recovery, new research and alternative therapies. It educates Canadians on how to be better advocates for themselves and for their loved ones by offering support and guidance through our complicated healthcare system. And it offers more complete information on women’s heart health. You never want a family member to be diagnosed with heart disease; but if it happens, you want Heart Health for Canadians by your side.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444639527
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Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition presents the newest release in this fundamental reference that updates and broadens the umbrella of environmental health— especially social and environmental health—for its readers. There is ongoing revolution in governance, policies and intervention strategies aimed at evolving changes in health disparities, disease burden, trans-boundary transport and health hazards. This new edition reflects these realities, mapping new directions in the field that include how to minimize threats and develop new scientific paradigms that address emerging local, national and global environmental concerns. Represents a one-stop resource for scientifically reliable information on environmental health Fills a critical gap, with information on one of the most rapidly growing scientific fields of our time Provides comparative approaches to environmental health practice and research in different countries and regions of the world Covers issues behind specific questions and describes the best available scientific methods for environmental risk assessment

Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand Smoke Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Karen E. Olson
Editor: Hachette+ORM
ISBN: 075956857X
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“Authentic urban atmosphere, generous wit and winning characters lift Olson’s second outing for Annie Seymour (after 2005’s Sacred Cows).” —Publishers Weekly Awakened by a loud commotion, New Haven reporter Annie Seymour wanders outside to discover a favorite Italian eatery engulfed in fire. Even more shocking is the bullet-ridden body found in the debris. Then things get personal. Annie’s father, a Vegas casino boss, suddenly arrives in town and the restaurant hires hunky private eye Vinny DeLucia, with whom she has some unfinished business. Now trying to cut through the smoke to uncover the real story, Annie questions her father’s connection to the crime. Between the FBI, her would-be hero Vinny, and some raucous animal rights protestors, Annie must peer through the familiar town houses, worn-out sidewalks, and back alleys of her youth to determine a killer’s motives—and avoid being burned next . . . Praise for Sacred Cows, winner of the first Sara Ann Freed Memorial Award “Sharply written and beautifully plotted.” —Chicago Tribune “The surprising Annie is an original . . . one of the best debut novels of the year.” —The Cleveland Plain Dealer “Entertaining . . . The engaging Seymour takes no lip from anyone.” —Chicago Sun-Times

My Seditious Heart

My Seditious Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arundhati Roy
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0735238308
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Collected essays and speeches from the bestselling, Booker-winning author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness My Seditious Heart collects the work of a two-decade period when Arundhati Roy devoted herself to the political essay as a way of opening up space for justice, rights, and freedoms in an increasingly hostile environment. Taken together, these essays trace her twenty year journey from the Booker Prize-winning The God of Small Things to the extraordinary The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: a journey marked by compassion, clarity, and courage. Radical and readable, they speak always in defence of the collective, of the individual, and of the land, in the face of the destructive logic of financial, social, religious, military, and governmental elites. In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati Roy's journey as both a writer and a citizen, of both India and the world, from "The End of Imagination," which begins this book, to "Azadi," with which it ends.

The Spinning Heart

The Spinning Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donal Ryan
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448154030
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Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2013 Shortlisted for the Dublin IMPAC Literary Award 2014 Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013 Winner of Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2012 “My father still lives back the road past the weir in the cottage I was reared in. I go there every day to see is he dead and every day he lets me down. He hasn’t yet missed a day of letting me down.” In the aftermath of Ireland’s financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town. As violence flares, the characters face a battle between public persona and inner desires. Through a chorus of unique voices, each struggling to tell their own kind of truth, a single authentic tale unfolds. The Spinning Heart speaks for contemporary Ireland like no other novel. Wry, vulnerable, all-too human, it captures the language and spirit of rural Ireland and with uncanny perception articulates the words and thoughts of a generation. Technically daring and evocative of Patrick McCabe and J.M. Synge, this novel of small-town life is witty, dark and sweetly poignant. Donal Ryan’s brilliantly realized debut announces a stunning new voice in literary fiction.