Once Upon a Chocolate Kiss

Titre : Once Upon a Chocolate Kiss
Auteur : Cheryl Wolverton
Éditeur : Steeple Hill
ISBN-13 : 9781459210578
Libération : 2011-05-23

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When candy shop owner Samantha Hampton nursed an injured stranger and invited him into her home, she thought she was being a Good Samaritan-after all, it was the least she could do after breaking his foot. Richard Moore's charm put her at ease and made her heart pound. But Samantha didn't know that she was aiding the enemy! Richard Moore had no more control over his attraction to Samantha than he did the fact that his family's confectionary chain would put Samantha's small shop out of business. Despite being her competition, Richard had no intention of breaking her heart. Would Samantha forgive him when she learned the truth of his identity...?

The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam Al Halal Wal Haram Fil Islam

Titre : The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam Al Halal Wal Haram Fil Islam
Auteur : Yusuf Al-Qaradawi
Éditeur : American Trust Publications
ISBN-13 : 9780892590162
Libération : 1999-01-30

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The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam is a long-awaited translation of Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi's well-known Arabic work, Al-Halal Al-Haram Fil-Islam. Over the years since ite first publication in 1960, this volume has enjoyed a huge readership in the Arabic speaking world and is now in its 20th edition. It came to dispel the ambiguities surrounding the honorable Shari'ah, and to fulfill the essential needs of the Muslims in this age. It clarifies the Halal (Lawful) and why it is Halal, and the Haram (Prohibited) and why it is Haram, referring to the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of His Messenger (peace be on him). It answers all the questions which may face the Muslims today, and refutes the ambiguities and lies about Islam. In a very simple way, Al-Halal Al-Haram Fil-Islam delves into the authentic references in Islamic jurisprudence and fiqh. It therefrom extracts judgments of interest to contemporary Muslims in the areas of worship, business dealings, marriage and divorce, food and drink, dress and ornaments, patterns of behavior, individual and group relations, family and social ethics, habits and social customs. Referring to authentic texts, it clarifies that "Permission is the rule in everything, unless it is otherwise specified in matters that adversely affect individuals or groups." It also clarifies that "Allah is the only authority who has the right to legislate for the lawful and the prohibited."

Chloe plus Olivia

Titre : Chloe plus Olivia
Auteur : Lillian Faderman
Éditeur : Viking Pr
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015032562343
Libération : 1994-07-01

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Combining the works of four centuries of lesbian and bisexual writers, by Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, Carson McCullers, and others, a collection reviews the shifting concept of "lesbian literature" by exploring six different genres. 15,000 first printing.


Titre : Batwoman
Auteur : Greg Rucka
Éditeur : Titan Publishing Company
ISBN-13 : 0857684299
Libération : 2011-08-01

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Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable extras

The Autobiography Of A Flea

Titre : The Autobiography Of A Flea
Auteur : Stanislas de Rhodes
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9781443426855
Libération : 2013-05-21

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The Autobiography of a Flea is an erotic novel originally published in 1887. Set in France, the story is told entirely from the perspective of a flea who witnesses a priest, Father Ambrose, blackmailing a young girl, Bella, after he catches her with her lover. In order to keep the couple’s secret, Father Ambrose convinces Bella to commit various sexual acts with different partners. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

A Maggot

Titre : A Maggot
Auteur : John Fowles
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781409059431
Libération : 2010-10-31

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In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside. This image gives way to another - a hanging corpse with violets stuffed in its mouth - which leads us into a maze of beguiling paths and wrong turnings, disappearances and revelations, unaccountable motives and cryptic deeds, as this compelling mystery swerves towards a starling vision at its centre.

Next Wave Cultures

Titre : Next Wave Cultures
Auteur : Anita Harris
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9780415957090
Libération : 2008

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Whereas once young women's feminist activism could be easily identified, today this resistance seems obscure, transitory, and disorganized. In Next Wave Cultures, established and emerging scholars provide an interdisciplinary examination of young women's multilayered lives. This collection demonstrates that young women have new ways of taking on politics and culture that may not be recognizable under more traditional paradigms, but deserve to be identified as socially engaged and potentially transformative nonetheless. Exploring the ways in which girls' various cultural pursuits are tied to identity formation and relate to issues of class, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, ability, and, gender, Next Wave Cultures highlights both the limitations and opportunities afforded by globalization of youth consumer culture. This valuable collection is a necessary read across disciplines—especially to those in the fields of education, gender and cultural studies, sociology, and psychology.

The Girl Who Invented Romance

Titre : The Girl Who Invented Romance
Auteur : Caroline B. Cooney
Éditeur : Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN-13 : 9780307818850
Libération : 2012-08-29

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From the author of The Face on the Milk Carton comes a novel about romance and love. Sometimes there is heartbreak, but there can also be happily ever after. Teen girls will follow the complexities of dating, and the difference between falling in love, being in love, and really loving someone, portrayed in this inventive novel. When 16-year-old Kelly Williams’s best friend, Faith, declares that she will stop playing games and find a real romance, Kelly watches from the sidelines and takes note. She sees Faith, as well as other friends, her brother, and even her parents attempt to play the game of love in their own unique ways. Kelly decides to create an actual game—one that captures the way people behave—and in the process it teaches them a thing or two about what can be considered winning when it comes to matters of the heart.

The Hidden Face of Eve

Titre : The Hidden Face of Eve
Auteur : Nawal El Saadawi
Éditeur : Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN-13 : 9781783607501
Libération : 2015-10-15

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This powerful non-fiction account of the oppression of women in the Muslim world remains as shocking today as when it was first published, more than a quarter of a century ago. Nawal El Saadawi writes out of a powerful sense of the violence and injustice which permeated her society. Her experiences working as a doctor in villages around Egypt, witnessing prostitution, honour killings and sexual abuse, including female circumcision, drove her to give voice to this suffering. She goes on to explore the causes of the situation through a discussion of the historical role of Arab women in religion and literature. Saadawi argues that the veil, polygamy and legal inequality are incompatible with the essence of Islam or any human faith. The Hidden Face of Eve remains a classic of modern Arab writing.

From Intellect to Intuition

Titre : From Intellect to Intuition
Auteur : Alice A. Bailey
Éditeur : Lucis Publishing Companies
ISBN-13 : 9780853301080
Libération : 1972

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The development of the intellect, while necessary, is a means to an end. The intellect should become a means of penetrating into new dimensions of thought and consciousness, and of awakening the intuitive faculty of “pure reason”. Through occult meditation the gap is bridged between the threefold mind and the intuition.