Notti In Bianco Baci A Colazione

Autore: Matteo Bussola
ISBN: 9788806230517
Grandezza: 44,46 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Lost Girls

Autore: Angela Marsons
Editore: Bookouture
ISBN: 1910751405
Grandezza: 40,29 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 394
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The Eyes Of Venice

Autore: Alessandro Barbero
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1609458516
Grandezza: 38,23 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6127
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Winner of the Alessandro Manzoni Prize for Fiction Venice at the end of the 1500s is an unforgiving city. The Doge rules with an iron fist and the Holy Office harbors suspicions about everything and everyone. Even the walls have eyes. The Republic of Venice watches and listens, then passes judgment swiftly and definitively. In a city where everyone is assumed guilty of something, a young stonemason by the name of Michele has been accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Afraid for his life, he flees the city aboard a galley carrying gold coin, leaving behind his young wife, Bianca. Banished from his home, Michele embarks on a series of extraordinary adventures as the ship he travels on stops in every port and on every island of the Mediterranean. In order to survive this once naïve and immature boy must fast become a man, one possessed of cunning, courage and fortitude. Bianca remains alone in the cruel and treacherous Venice. She faces challenges that are, if anything, even more difficult than those of Michele, and will encounter all the terrors and mysteries that the labyrinthine city holds in its blind alleys and narrow passageways. And she, like Michele, will discover in herself a tenacious and indestructible will to survive. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hotel Silence

Autore: Audur Ava Olafsdottir
Editore: Grove Press
ISBN: 0802165591
Grandezza: 80,44 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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Winner of the Icelandic Literary Prize, Hotel Silence is a delightful and heartwarming new novel from Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, a writer who “upends expectations” (New York Times). Told with grace, insight, and humor, this is the story of one man’s surprising mid-life adventure of self-discovery that leads him to find a new reason for being. Jónas Ebeneser is a handy DIY kind of man with a compulsion to fix things, but he can’t seem to fix his own life. On the cusp of turning fifty, divorced, adrift, he’s recently discovered he is not the biological father of his daughter, Gudrun Waterlily, and he has sunk into an existential crisis, losing all will to live. As he visits his senile mother in a nursing home, he secretly muses on how, when, and where to put himself out of his misery. To prevent his only daughter from discovering his body, Jónas decides it’s best to die abroad. Armed with little more than his toolbox and a change of clothes, he flies to an unnamed country where the fumes of war still hover in the air. He books a room at the sparsely occupied Hotel Silence, and there he comes to understands the depths of other people’s scars while beginning to see his wounds in a new light. A celebration of life’s infinite possibilities, of transformations and second chances, Hotel Silence is a rousing story of a man, a community, and a path toward regeneration from the depths of despair.

Surprise Me

Autore: Sophie Kinsella
Editore: Dial Press
ISBN: 039959289X
Grandezza: 73,51 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most “A delightful take on the mixed blessings of marital longevity.”—People After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other’s sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each other. Until it’s casually mentioned to them that they could be together for another sixty-eight years . . . and panic sets in. They decide to bring surprises into their marriage to keep it fresh and fun. But in their pursuit of Project Surprise Me—from unexpected gifts to restaurant dates to sexy photo shoots—mishaps arise, with disastrous and comical results. Gradually, surprises turn to shocking truths. And when a scandal from the past is uncovered, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other at all. With a colorful cast of eccentric characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella presents a humorous yet moving portrait of a marriage—its intricacies, comforts, and complications. Surprise Me reveals that hidden layers in a close relationship are often yet to be discovered. Praise for Surprise Me “Genuinely funny.”—The New York Times Book Review “Unexpected and wholly satisfying.”—USA Today “In her signature fashion, Sophie Kinsella brings a cast of quirky, funny characters to this new work. [She] keeps the laughs coming. . . . Readers will follow the story with bated breath as the couple struggle to make their marriage right after everything they thought they knew about each other proves wrong.”—Library Journal “Heartfelt . . . What at first seems like a light novel about familiar woes turns into a deeper story about trust, family, and perception.”—Publishers Weekly “Winsome and zesty, Kinsella’s latest delivers all the hallmarks her many fans have come to expect.”—Booklist “Pure fun . . . a hilariously moving look at marriage and the power of mixing things up.”—Kirkus Reviews

No Way

Autore: Natalia Ginzburg
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
ISBN: 9780151676743
Grandezza: 42,54 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7245
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The Sound Of The World By Heart

Autore: Giacomo Bevilacqua
Editore: Lion Forge
ISBN: 9781941302385
Grandezza: 66,88 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5734
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An experiment in social isolation turns into a journey of self-discovery as a photojournalist commits to chronicle 60 days in New York city without talking to a single person. More than just an exercise in observation and self-control, he's hoping to forget a troubled past and mend a broken heart. But the city has a sneaky way of throwing the best laid plans and noble efforts to waste revealing secrets that lie right in front of him. All he has to do is open his eyes ... A touching, vividly illustrated journey through contemporary modern New York, exploring what it takes to find yourself- and maybe your soulmate - in the middle of a crowded, bustling modern world.

Le Mamme Ribelli Non Hanno Paura

Autore: Giada Sundas
Editore: Garzanti
ISBN: 8811147719
Grandezza: 76,48 MB
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«Giada Sundas è una narratrice naturale, ha la rara capacità di farti passare dal riso al pianto in poche righe. Un libro che parla di quanto diventare responsabili per un’altra vita significhi diventare responsabili anche della nostra.» Matteo Bussola, autore di «Notti in bianco, baci a colazione» «Un libro spriz. Di quelli che ti tirano su il morale. Non un romanzo ma un diario di una mamma sgangherata. Fragile e amorevole, che si incazza e ride, che urla e accarezza in un'alternanza di amore ed odio tipico delle madri. Un bell'esordio. Brava!» Luciana Littizzetto Ci sono stati giorni in cui ho organizzato complicate attività ludico-pedagogiche, altri in cui ti ho convinta che passare l'aspirapolvere fosse il massimo dello spasso; ci sono stati giorni in cui ho organizzato una linea d'azione la sera prima, altri in cui ti ho tirato giù dal letto urlando, fatto fare colazione con gli avanzi di cibo trovati in macchina e ti ho lavato la faccia nella fontanella della scuola; ci sono stati giorni in cui ho preparato una complessa ricetta, ripagata con la totale indifferenza, altri in cui ho ricevuto i complimenti per i fusilli olio e parmigiano. Appena ha sentito un piccolo cuore battere dentro di sé, Giada ha cominciato a essere madre. Ma solo quando l’ha stretta tra le braccia quella vita è esistita davvero. Un attimo prima Giada era una persona, un attimo dopo un’altra, e per sempre. Perché quando nasce un figlio si rinasce di nuovo. Si rinasce madri. Da quel giorno ha studiato tutti i manuali esistenti in commercio e ha ascoltato ogni consiglio. Affinché Mya, il suo dono più prezioso, fosse al sicuro, protetta, amata. Eppure non sempre tutto le veniva come era scritto in quei libri o come le avevano detto di fare. Ed è stato allora che ha capito una grande verità: che non esistono regole, leggi, dogmi imprescindibili. Il mestiere di madre si fa ogni giorno, si impara sul campo tra una ninnananna ricca di parole dolci e un rigurgito che rimane su una maglia per giorni. Tra un abbraccio che arriva inaspettato e cambia la giornata e un cartone animato che si odia perché lo si conosce ormai a memoria. Non c’è una ricetta, nessuno la conosce. Le risposte sono dentro ogni madre, sono lì, nel profondo dove risiede l’istinto. Dove vive e cresce l’amore più incondizionato che si possa provare. Dove non c’è bisogno di consultare nessuna enciclopedia per sapere cosa è giusto fare. È l’imperfezione l’unica verità. La morbidezza di un bacio sbavato, la bellezza di un codino che non riesce a star dritto. La ribellione di scegliere un calzino di un colore diverso dall’altro. Sono queste le magie che scaldano il cuore e fanno un figlio felice. Perché solo non seguendo le regole si trova il coraggio di essere madri a proprio modo. Giada Sundas è la mamma più famosa del web. I suoi post sulla sua esperienza di madre hanno avuto migliaia di condivisioni. Le mamme ribelli non hanno paura è il suo primo romanzo. Un debutto che partendo dalla vita parla al cuore di tutti. Un piccolo regalo a una bimba di due anni perché possa scoprire un giorno come è venuta al mondo, da quale amore, da quali errori, da quali scelte. Una storia sulla maternità, quella vera che si fa passo dopo passo, fatica dopo fatica, felicità dopo felicità.


Autore: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429995696
Grandezza: 56,31 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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John Ajvide Lindqvist has taken the horror world by storm. His first novel, Let the Right One In, has been made into critically acclaimed films in both Sweden and in the U.S (as Let Me In). His second novel, Handling the Undead, is beloved by horror lovers everywhere. Now, with Harbor, a stunning and chilling masterpiece, Lindqvist firmly cements his place as the heir apparent to Stephen King. One ordinary winter afternoon on a snowy island, Anders and Cecilia take their six-year-old daughter Maja across the ice to visit the lighthouse in the middle of the frozen channel. While they are exploring the lighthouse, Maja disappears – either into thin air or under thin ice -- leaving not even a footprint in the snow. Two years later, Anders, a broken man, moves back to his family's abandoned home on the island. He soon realizes that Maja's disappearance is only one of many strange occurrences, and that his fellow islanders, including his own grandmother, know a lot more than they're telling. As he digs deeper, Anders begins to unearth a dark and deadly secret at the heart of this small, seemingly placid town. As he did with Let the Right One In and Handling the Undead, John Ajvide Lindqvist serves up a blockbuster cocktail of high-tension suspense in a narrative that barely pauses for breath.

Butterflies In November

Autore: Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
Editore: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802192300
Grandezza: 35,95 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 960
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* Long-listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014 * "I can’t remember the last time I was so enchanted by a novel like I am by Butterflies in November. Zany, surprising, full of twists and turns, it left me breathless. I just love this book." —Ann Hood, author of The Knitting Circle and The Obituary Writer After a day of being dumped—twice—and accidentally killing a goose, a young woman yearns for a tropical vacation far from the chaos of her life. Instead, her plans are wrecked by her best friend’s four-year-old deaf-mute son, thrust into her reluctant care. But when the boy chooses the winning numbers for a lottery ticket, the two of them set off on a road trip across Iceland with a glove compartment stuffed full of their jackpot earnings. Along the way, they encounter black sand beaches, cucumber farms, lava fields, flocks of sheep, an Estonian choir, a falconer, a hitchhiker, and both of her exes desperate for another chance. What begins as a spontaneous adventure will unexpectedly and profoundly change the way she views her past and charts her future. Butterflies in November is a blackly comic, charming, and uplifting tale of friends and lovers, motherhood, and self-discovery.