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A work of fiction in which a girl who suffers from anorexia struggles to deal with the problem.
The New York Times bestselling author of Bared to You, Sylvia Day, draws us into the shadows of a seductive underworld where lycans, vampires and angels vie for supremacy... Elijah Reynolds is the most dominant of lycans, a rare Alpha whose skill on the hunt is surpassed only by his primal sexuality. When the lycans revolt due to the iron fist of angelic rule, he steps into command, becoming both enemy and coveted ally in the conflict between vampires and angels. Vashti is the second most powerful vampire in the world, a lethal beauty with a path of devastation in her wake. Tasked with proposing an alliance between vampires and the lycans who killed her mate, Vash approaches Elijah, whose need to avenge a friend demands Vash's death even as his passion demands her surrender. Soon, their enmity erodes beneath an all-consuming desire. Elijah has never encountered a woman whose warrior spirit and fierce sexual appetite rivals his own, while Vash is faced with the one man strong enough to be her equal. But as war looms, each must decide where their loyalty lies--with their own kind or with the enemy lover they can no longer live without. .
The Age of Personalized Dieting is Here! New York--Nourish Books announces the publication of a new type of diet book--one that works with your personal metabolism and hormonal makeup. With so many diet books on the shelf, it can be daunting to pick one. Most of these books promote one type of diet for all, but what about the diet that is designed specifically for YOU? With her newest book, The Hunger Type Diet, journalist and trained nutritionist Lowri Turner has the answer to this question! Rather than just throwing facts and diet tips at you like most of her contemporaries, Turner gets down to the nitty gritty of why you eat the way you do and how to fix it. Combining science, compassion, and humor, Turner presents a no-guilt, no-blame way of understanding the deeply rooted connection between your mood and food. We are all different - physically, mentally, and hormonally - and all of these factors contribute to how and what we eat. Do find yourself reaching for the potato chips when you're feeling upset? Or maybe you find other diets difficult because no matter how hard you try, you cannot stop craving chocolate, cake, and other sweet treats. While other diets may blame you for not putting down the snacks and going for a jog instead, The Hunger Type Diet teaches you how your moods create your hunger patterns--and better yet--what you can do to break those habits quickly with a diet plan designed just for you. Complete the simple 33 question quiz to determine which of the 11 Hunger Types you are. It's simple, fast, and effective! Dive into Turner's thorough analysis of your specific Hunger Type and why your hormones might be the culprit of your unhealthy eating patterns. Find out if you are a Cravings Hunger Type, a Winter Depression Hunger Type, or one of 9 other types! Finally, either begin your 14-Day Hunger Type Weight Loss Food Plan, designed specifically for you to help you lose weight quickly and healthily--or do the optional 48 Hour Rehab juice cleanse before starting your Hunger Type diet. By opting for the 48 Hour Rehab juice cleanse, you embark on a two day detox to realign your natural hunger signals and supercharge your body. While this cleanse is not required to complete your Hunger Type Diet, it will jumpstart your weight loss and educate you on your own food patterns with the Mood and Food Diary. Whether you complete the 48 Hour Rehab or not, you are more than ready to start your 14-Day Hunger Type Weight Loss Food Plan. Combined with healthy living tips ranging from meditation to taking a multivitamin depending on your Hunger Type, each diet plan is designed to help you lose weight, keep it off, and completely revamp the way you eat. Stop blaming yourself for every time you've ever gone for the unhealthy option. The Hunger Type Diet is the simple, effective solution that not only helps you lose weight, but shows you the path to understanding the all-important relationship between your head and your gut!
A subject as big as history and as everyday as skipping lunch -- how does hunger work? -- is explored in this thought-provoking, kaleidoscopic blend of science, anthropology, and personal reflection.
They are called Feral Warriors-an elite band of immortals who can change shape at will. Sworn to rid the world of evil, consumed by sorcery and seduction, their wild natures are primed for release . . . For a thousand years she has haunted him-Ariana, Queen of the linas, a beauty of mist and light. His love, his life mate . . . Kougar believed her lost to him forever, until the truth of her stunning betrayal left him bitter and hungry for revenge. Now she alone holds the power to save two trapped and desperate Feral Warriors. Ariana, caught in a deadly battle of her own, is neither the soulless creature Kougar believes her to be nor the savior he seeks. And when darkness threatens to annihilate both races, the greatest danger of all becomes the glorious love Kougar and Ariana once shared. A love that must never rise again. A love that has never died.
An epic novel of genius and obsession -- apocalyptic, lyrical and erotically charged. Spanning three centuries and two cultures, Hunger's Brides brings to vivid life the greatest Spanish poet of her time, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and plumbs a mystery that has intrigued writers as diverse as Robert Graves, Diane Ackerman, Eduardo Galeano and Nobel laureate Octavio Paz. Why did a writer of such gifts silence herself? At the time of her death in 1695, Juana Inés de la Cruz was arguably the greatest writer working in any European tongue, yet she had never set foot in Europe. Instead she was born among the descendants of the Aztec empire, in the shadow of the mountain pass Cortés and his troops descended on their advance to Montezuma's capital. A child prodigy from a barbarous wilderness, her beauty and wit provoked a sensation at the viceregal court in Mexico City. But at the age of nineteen, still a favourite of the court, Juana entered a convent, and from that point her life unfolded between the mystery of her sudden flight from palace to cloister, and the enigma of her final vow of silence, signed in blood. After a quarter-century of graceful, often sensuous poetry, plays and theological argument, Sor Juana chose silence, which she maintained until she died of plague at the age of forty-five. Drawing on chronicles of the conquest and histories of the Inquisition, myth cycles and archeological studies, ancient poetry and early Spanish accounts of blood sacrifice,Hunger's Bridesis a mammoth work of inspired historical fiction framed in a contemporary mystery. In the dead of a Calgary winter night, a man escapes from an apartment in which a young woman lies bleeding -- in his arms he clutches a box he has found on her table addressed to him. He is Donald Gregory, a once-respected, now-disgraced, academic. She is Beulah Limosneros, one of his students, and for a brief time his lover. Brilliant, erratic, voracious, she had disappeared two years earlier in Mexico, following the thread of her growing obsession with Sor Juana. Over the ensuing days and weeks, as a police investigation closes in around him, Gregory pieces together the contents of the box she has left him: a poetic journal of her travel in Mexico, diaries, research notes, unposted letters, and a strange manuscript -- part biography, part novel -- on Sor Juana. Hunger's Bridesis a dramatic unveiling of three intimate journeys: a man's forced march to self-knowledge, a great poet's withdrawal from the world, and a profane mystic's pilgrimage into modern Mexico, in which the bones of the past constantly poke through a present built on the ruins of the vanquished. Excerpt fromHunger's Brides "From the moment I was first illuminated by the light of reason, my inclination toward letters has been so vehement that not even the admonitions of others . . . nor my own meditations have been sufficient to cause me to forswear this natural impulse that God placed in me . . . that inclination exploded in me like gunpowder. . . . " --Sor Juana, in a letter of self-defence written to a bishop in 1691, just before she took a vow of silence
Drake is a Killer vampire who feeds on human blood, choosing victims who deserve to die. But still he works to protect those good humans. When Gabriel mysteriously disappears, Drake is in charge of a small band of inexperienced fledgling vampires. A delegation of European Killers arrives in Baltimore looking for Gabriel, Drake keep the Guardians in line--and to protect them from the ruthless Killers. Will Drake be saved by love, or will he become a Killer without a conscience?
Deborah is starting to notice things about her best friend, Willy-like how cute he looks in his Halloween costume and the adorable way his red hair curls just above his collar. He's the coolest boy in sixth grade, and the closest friend she's got . . . that is, until her alien parents tell her she has to eat him for dinner. After all, she's an alien, too-even if she and her family do live in disguise. Should she keep Willy alive and survive on forbidden hamburgers and chocolate . . . or point her tentacles at her best friend and gain approval from alien kind? There are times when everyone feels like they're from outer space. A zany adventure and a close and sympathetic look at middle-school friendships and rivalries, Alethea Eason's wonderfully unique first novel satisfies that craving to fit in.
A unique eating-disorder memoir written by a mother and daughter. Unbeknownst to food critic Sheila Himmel-as she reviewed exotic cuisines from bistro to brasserie- her daughter, Lisa, was at home starving herself. Before Sheila fully grasped what was happening, her fourteen-year-old with a thirst for life and a palate for the flavors of Vietnam and Afghanistan was replaced by a weight-obsessed, antisocial, hundredpound nineteen-year-old. From anorexia to bulimia and back again-many times-the Himmels feared for Lisa's life as her disorder took its toll on her physical and emotional well-being. Hungry is the first memoir to connect eating disorders with a food-obsessed culture in a very personal way, following the stumbles, the heartbreaks, and even the funny moments as a mother-daughter relationship-and an entire family-struggles toward healing.
"Nick went head down, finning desperately to catch the swirling body which tumbled like a leaf in high wind, He had a fleeting glimpse of Baker's face, contorted with terror and lack of breath, the glass visor of his helmet already swamping with icy water as the pressure spurted through the non-return valve. The Chief's headset microphone squealed once and then went dead as the water shorted it out."
The Hungry Emperor is a story of a rather fussy emperor. Read it to find out how he is taught never to be fussy again! The Clever Barber is a story about how a courtier's wife solves the problem of a painful lump on the emperor's head.
Nutritional consultants and documentary filmmakers James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch have teamed up with the world's leading experts in nutrition and natural medicine to create Hungry for Change--a groundbreaking documentary film and a practical, prescriptive companion volume to help you transform your eating habits and change your life. A "How-to Guide for Breaking Free from the Diet Trap," Hungry for Change is based on the indisputable premise that "Food Matters," as it exposes the truth about the diet industries and the dangers of food addictions, and enables you to take charge of your health and strengthen your mind and body.
In his beguiling and powerful new novel, the award-winning author of Dancing in the Lowcountry serves up a story of friendship, Southern food, dreams, and determination. Loretta Crawford grew up in a family where lives are small and appetites are big, and where the cure for what ails you can usually be found in a plate of hot biscuits or a slice of rich pound cake. The results show all too clearly on her 5'4", 280-pound frame. Until one day, Loretta realizes she's had enough--enough of her mama's sugarcoated putdowns and of feeling unattractive, and enough of being called "Bubbles" when she blows her saxophone at Ziggy's club. The final indignity comes when her loser husband, Lyman, leaves her for another woman. Down but determined, Loretta opts for weight loss surgery. As her size plummets, her horizons expand. Men look at her with desire instead of derision, and the catering business that was once a hobby begins to take off in earnest. . . The fact is, no one in Houston can cook as well as Loretta, whether it's spicy shrimp Creole or delectable pecan wafers. Soon, the food that was her downfall promises to be her key to success. But the closer she gets to attaining the life she's always dreamed of--complete with a new love interest--the messier things become. Once, Loretta was sure that happiness, or something close to it, would be found in her first pair of skinny jeans. The reality isn't just complicated--it's surprising, heartbreaking, and ultimately liberating. Moving, witty, and resolutely uplifting, here is a heroine as real as she is unforgettable, and a story that will resonate with every woman. . . fat, thin, and every size in between.
In his beguiling and powerful new novel, the award-winning author of Dancing in the Lowcountry serves up a story of friendship, Southern food, dreams, and determination. Loretta Crawford grew up in a family where lives are small and appetites are big, and where the cure for what ails you can usually be found in a plate of hot biscuits or a slice of rich pound cake. The results show all too clearly on her 5'4", 280-pound frame. Until one day, Loretta realizes she's had enough--enough of her mama's sugarcoated putdowns and of feeling unattractive, and enough of being called "Bubbles" when she blows her saxophone at Ziggy's club. The final indignity comes when her loser husband, Lyman, leaves her for another woman. Down but determined, Loretta opts for weight loss surgery. As her size plummets, her horizons expand. Men look at her with desire instead of derision, and the catering business that was once a hobby begins to take off in earnest. . . The fact is, no one in Houston can cook as well as Loretta, whether it's spicy shrimp Creole or delectable pecan wafers. Soon, the food that was her downfall promises to be her key to success. But the closer she gets to attaining the life she's always dreamed of--complete with a new love interest--the messier things become. Once, Loretta was sure that happiness, or something close to it, would be found in her first pair of skinny jeans. The reality isn't just complicated--it's surprising, heartbreaking, and ultimately liberating. Moving, witty, and resolutely uplifting, here is a heroine as real as she is unforgettable, and a story that will resonate with every woman. . .fat, thin, and every size in between.
Moreton delivers this beautiful, haunting, previously untold story of a vanished people from the edge of Ireland and the events that led to the abandonment of their way of life. This book is about home and what that means and a gripping account of the quest for a vanished people. [From the back cover:] "On Christmas Eve, 1946, a young man collapsed on a remote island off the coast of Ireland. There was no priest, no doctor, and no policeman on the Great Blasket, and no contact with the outside world. Helpless, his family watched him die. Cole Moreton's Hungry for Home tells the story of an Irish island, whose inhabitants lived a medieval way of life and spoke a pure form of Irish, until the dramatic events that led to its being abandoned. Searching for the islanders who had left half a century earlier, Moreton seeks out the dead man's brothers and finds them in America. This is a book about home and what that means, but most of all it is a story of a family and their breathtaking journey from one way of life to another." The author tells the story he learned from articles and books, but most importantly from the last islanders themselves. Cole Moreton spent years exploring the remains of the village on the Blasket Island, making land and sea journeys as it's people did, tracing their path to reside on Mainland Ireland and across the Atlantic to the United States. As he visits former islanders, whose children have become quite Americanized, he discovers that the Blasket community reassembled itself in Connecticut in an area they named Hungry Hill. Excerpts of books written by islanders, and accounts of their work, stories, loves and losses are revealing and moving, and as the author admits, often edited by the tellers to cast their former Blasket home and way of life in the best possible light. Here is the story of the crumbling of a centuries old culture. A list of family names, list of illustrations, and a useful bibliography are included.
Romance is all about fantasies of love that ignite your imagination and light a fire inside. Love and sexual fantasy have always been intimately intertwined and Hungry for More shows just how well the two can merge in this collection of steamy stories. Combining rich and explicit imagery with classic love stories, the best writers of erotic romance bring to life tales that can be read aloud in bed. From long lost lovers reunited to love at first sight to romance rekindled, Award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel offers succulent stories that will quicken heartbeats and appeal to the most romantic of souls
If you're passionate about eating well, you couldn't ask for a better travel companion than Alexander Lobrano's charming, friendly, and authoritative Hungry for Paris, the fully revised and updated guide to this renowned culinary scene. Having written about Paris for almost every major food and travel magazine since moving there in 1986, Lobrano shares his personal selection of the city's best restaurants, from bistros featuring the hottest young chefs to the secret spots Parisians love. In lively prose that is not only informative but a pleasure to read, Lobrano reveals the ambience, clientele, history, and most delicious dishes of each establishment--alongside helpful maps and beautiful photographs that will surely whet your appetite for Paris. Praise for Hungry for Paris "A wonderful guide to eating in Paris."--Alice Waters "Nobody else has such an intimate knowledge of what is going on in the Paris food world right this minute. Happily, Alexander Lobrano has written it all down in this wonderful book."--Ruth Reichl "Delightful . . . the sort of guide you read before you go to Paris--to get in the mood and pick up a few tips, a little style."--Los Angeles Times "When I got the book, I started flipping through it, jumping in and out of various chapters listlessly. But the writing was so good, I wanted to do it justice and read it front-to-back, and found it to be not just a list of restaurants but a truly superb read."--David Lebovitz, author of The Sweet Life in Paris"Hungry for Paris is like a cozy bistro on a chilly day: It makes you feel welcome."--The Washington Post "This book will make readers more than merely hungry for the culinary riches of Paris; it will make them ravenous for a dining companion with Monsieur Lobrano's particular warmth, wry charm, and refreshingly pure joie de vivre."--Julia GlassFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
If you're passionate about eating well during your next trip to Paris, you couldn't ask for a better travel companion than Alexander Lobrano's charming, friendly, and authoritative Hungry for Paris, the first new comprehensive guide in many years to the city's restaurant scene. Lobrano, Gourmet magazine's European correspondent, has written for almost every major food and travel magazine since he became an American in Paris in 1986. Here he shares his personal selection of the city's 101 best restaurants, each of which is portrayed in savvy, fun, lively descriptions that are not only indispensable for finding a superb meal but a pleasure to read. Lobrano reveals the hottest young chefs, the coziest bistros, the best buys-including those haute cuisine restaurants that are really worth the money-and the secret places Parisians love most, together with information on the most delicious dishes, ambiance, clientele, and history of each restaurant. A series of delightful essays cover various aspects of dining in Paris, including "Table for One" (how to eat alone), "The Four Seasons" (the best of seasonal eating in Paris), and "Eating the Unspeakable" (learning to eat what you don't think you like). All restaurants are keyed to helpful maps, and the book is seasoned with beautiful photographs by Life magazine photographer Bob Peterson that will only help whet your appetite for tasting Paris.
From the author of the critically acclaimed In the Wilderness, comes a riveting new narrative of self-discovery and personal triumph. Hungry for the World is the story of how an intelligent and passionate young woman, yearning for an understanding of the world beyond her insular family life, found her way.On the day of her 1976 high school graduation in Lewiston, Idaho, Kim Barnes decided she could no longer abide the patriarchal domination of family and church. After a disagreement with her father-a logger and fervent adherent to the Pentecostal Christian faith-she gathered her few belongings and struck out on her own. She had no skills and no funds, but she had the courage and psychological sturdiness to make her way, and to eventually survive the influence of a man whose dominance was of a different and more menacing sort. Hungry for the World is a classic story of the search for knowledge and its consequences, both dire and beautiful.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Who's afraid of Fred the ghost? Unfortunately, no one!Fred the ghost is perfectly happy haunting his lonely old New Orleans house until Pierre and his daughter Marie move in and turn the house into . . . (horrors!) . . . a restaurant. They clean up his beloved dust. They fix the house's squeaks and leaks. And as much as Fred clanks and groans and haunts and moans, not one single diner is scared away. In fact, no one even notices him. Is it time for Fred to find a new home?A hungry ghost in more ways than one, Fred satisfies develops a taste for friendship--and beignets--in this deliciously satisfying New Orleans tale.From the Hardcover edition.
In Buddhist lore, hungry ghosts have huge bellies and needle-thin necks and-because they cannot swallow the food they crave-their hunger is insatiable. The Barbary Coast, San Francisco's infamous red-light district in the days when sailors could sit down for a drink and wake up on a ship bound around the Horn, has plenty of hungry ghosts. But it is the living ghosts who threaten stunt double Darcy Lott when she returns to San Francisco to serve as assistant to her Zen teacher, Leo Garson, in his new zendo.Darcy brings her own ghosts along as well. She is haunted by the disappearance of her beloved brother Mike and her estrangement from her family. From a turret atop a San Francisco Victorian, as she prepares for a thirty-five-foot dive to the sidewalk, she spots Mike on the roof of the zendo. By the time she reaches the roof, he is gone. When someone else she cares about disappears the next day, she fears the past is about to repeat itself. But Lott is unable to convince anyone of the danger, even her oldest brother, a police detective. Until a brutal murder shocks them all.
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Chinese people suffered the worst famine in history. This is the first full account of this dark chapter in Chinese history, which reveals state-sponsored terror, cannibalism, torture, and murder.
A greedy fox watches a hungry hen growing every day, knowing that the longer he waits to eat her, the bigger she will be.
The term fisherwoman does not exactly roll trippingly off the tongue, and Linda Greenlaw, the world's only female swordfish boat captain, isn't flattered when people insist on calling her one. "I am a woman. I am a fisherman. . . . I am not a fisherwoman, fisherlady, or fishergirl. If anything else, I am a thirty-seven-year-old tomboy. It's a word I have never outgrown."Greenlaw also happens to be one of the most successful fishermen in the Grand Banks commercial fleet, though until the publication of Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm, "nobody cared." Greenlaw's boat, the Hannah Boden, was the sister ship to the doomed Andrea Gail, which disappeared in the mother of all storms in 1991 and became the focus of Junger's book.The Hungry Ocean, Greenlaw's account of a monthlong swordfishing trip over 1,000 nautical miles out to sea, tells the story of what happens when things go right--proving, in the process, that every successful voyage is a study in narrowly averted disaster. There is the weather, the constant danger of mechanical failure, the perils of controlling five sleep-, women-, and booze-deprived young fishermen in close quarters, not to mention the threat of a bad fishing run: "If we don't catch fish, we don't get paid, period. In short, there is no labor union."Greenlaw's straightforward, uncluttered prose underscores the qualities that make her a good captain, regardless of gender: fairness, physical and mental endurance, obsessive attention to detail. But, ultimately, Greenlaw proves that the love of fishing--in all of its grueling, isolating, suspenseful glory--is a matter of the heart and blood, not the mind. "I knew that the ocean had stories to tell me, all I needed to do was listen." --Svenja Soldovieri
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