Book: Imperfect Women


At points I was folding pages repeatedly.” —Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal "Creeps on you slowly, like a fog, until you find yourself enveloped in this tangled skein of relationships, eager to see how all this is going to ...

  • Author : Araminta Hall
  • Publisher : MCD
  • Release : 16 June 2020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 0374272581

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From the author of Our Kind of Cruelty comes an enthralling, irresistible novel of psychological suspense about three women and the destructive power of buried secrets When Nancy Hennessy is murdered, she leaves behind two best friends, a loving husband and daughter, and a secret lover whose identity she took to the grave. Nancy was gorgeous and wealthy, with adoring friends and family—from the outside, her life was perfect. But as the investigation into her death flounders and her friends Eleanor and Mary wrestle with their grief, dark details surface that reveal how little they knew their friend, each other, maybe even themselves. A gripping, immersive novel about impossible expectations and secrets that fester and become lethal, Imperfect Women unfolds through the perspectives of three fascinating women. Their enduring, complex friendship is the knot the reader must untangle to answer the question: who killed Nancy? Imperfect Women explores guilt and retribution, love and betrayal, and the compromises we make that alter our lives irrevocably. With the wickedly sharp insights and finely tuned suspense that has drawn her comparisons to Patricia Highsmith and Paula Hawkins, Araminta Hall returns with another page-turning, thought-provoking tour de force.

Book: Imperfect Women


At points I was folding pages repeatedly.” —Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal "Creeps on you slowly, like a fog, until you find yourself enveloped in this tangled skein of relationships, eager to see how all this is going to ...

  • Author : Araminta Hall
  • Publisher : MCD
  • Release : 04 August 2020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9780374718008

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FROM THE AUTHOR OF OUR KIND OF CRUELTY "A stunning, dark novel about who women want to be and the reality of who they are.” —Samantha Downing, author of His Lovely Wife "Promises to please those who enjoy psychological thrillers and all those who love Elena Ferrante but wish her series was just a bit (okay, a lot) more twisted." —Molly Odintz, Lit Hub "A psychological thriller in the truest sense of the word . . . At points I was folding pages repeatedly.” —Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal "Creeps on you slowly, like a fog, until you find yourself enveloped in this tangled skein of relationships, eager to see how all this is going to play out, who is going to betray whom and in what way." —Sarah Lyall, The New York Times Book Review When Nancy Hennessy is murdered, she leaves behind two best friends, an adoring husband and daughter, and a secret lover whose identity she took to the grave. Nancy was gorgeous, wealthy, and cherished by those who knew her—from the outside, her life was perfect. But as the investigation into her death flounders and her friends Eleanor and Mary wrestle with their grief, dark details surface that reveal how little they knew their friend, each other, and maybe even themselves. A gripping, immersive novel about impossible expectations and secrets that fester and become lethal, Imperfect Women unfolds through the perspectives of three fascinating women. Their enduring, complex friendship is the knot the reader must untangle to answer the question Who killed Nancy? Imperfect Women explores guilt and retribution, love and betrayal, and the compromises we make that alter our lives irrevocably. With the wickedly sharp insights and finely tuned suspense that has drawn comparisons to Patricia Highsmith and Paula Hawkins, Araminta Hall returns with another page-turning, thought-provoking tour de force.

Book: An Imperfect Woman


"As someone who has struggled with perfectionism and anxiety for most of my life, Kim Hyland's words are life and breath and freedom to me. This is a message every woman needs to hear--not just once but many times.

  • Author : Kim Hyland
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release : 06 February 2018
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 9781493408399

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An Imperfect Woman Book Summary :

Women are bombarded with ideas of perfection--and tips for how to achieve it--every day. From her work to her looks to her parenting, today's modern woman is expected to strive to be picture perfect in every way. As a result, calls for authenticity and imperfection are on the rise. Yet, deep down, most of us still want to achieve perfection. Why? The desire to be perfect, says Kim Hyland, is actually a God-given urge. After all, we were made for Eden. But there is a difference between perfection and perfectionism, which is our attempt to achieve perfection on our own, by our own strength, and for our own purposes--the original temptation in the Garden. In this freeing book, Hyland offers women a stirring manifesto for acknowledging their limitations and embracing the perfection of God through his grace. This is a book for every woman who gives 110% and yet feels shame when one little thing goes wrong.

Book: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman


From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a novel of family, secrets, love and redemption … and broken hearts mended and made all the stronger for it ‘With mystery, romance and humour, every page of this enjoyable tale is ...

  • Author : Milly Johnson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 22 February 2018
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9781471161780

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From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a novel of family, secrets, love and redemption … and broken hearts mended and made all the stronger for it ‘With mystery, romance and humour, every page of this enjoyable tale is glorious’ heat Marnie Salt has made so many mistakes in her life that she fears she will never get on the right track. But when she ‘meets’ an old lady on a baking chatroom and begins confiding in her, little does she know how her life will change. Arranging to see each other for lunch, Marnie finds discovers that Lilian is every bit as mad and delightful as she’d hoped – and that she owns a whole village in the Yorkshire Dales, which has been passed down through generations. And when Marnie needs a refuge after a crisis, she ups sticks and heads for Wychwell – a temporary measure, so she thinks. But soon Marnie finds that Wychwell has claimed her as its own and she is duty bound not to leave. Even if what she has to do makes her as unpopular as a force 12 gale in a confetti factory! But everyone has imperfections, as Marnie comes to realise, and that is not such a bad thing – after all, your flaws are perfect for the heart that is meant to love you. 'A lovely romantic comedy and, with its cast of colourful characters, is another masterpiece from queen of romance Milly Johnson’ My Weekly ‘Heartwarming’ Bella Praise for Milly Johnson: ‘The feeling you get when you read a Milly Johnson book should be bottled and made available on the NHS’ Debbie Johnson 'Every time you discover a new Milly book, it’s like finding a pot of gold' heat 'A glorious, heartfelt novel' Rowan Coleman ‘Absolutely loved it. Milly's writing is like getting a big hug with just the right amount of bite underneath. I was rooting for Bonnie from the start' Jane Fallon ‘Bursting with warmth and joie de vivre’ Jill Mansell ‘Warm, optimistic and romantic’ Katie Fforde

Book: I m Absolutely Fine


  • Author : Annabel Rivkin
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 06 September 2018
  • Category: Humor
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9781788401043

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Score: 4
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'I have been waiting for this book my entire life. It's brilliant.' - Claudia Winkleman 'A genius book. So funny, so wise, so cool and above all so USEFUL. I couldn't love it more. I am buying it for every one of my friends.' - India Knight 'I'm absolutely fine but I slightly need to pee, I followed the road less travelled and now I don't know where the hell I am, I may bleed to death shaving my legs, my soul aches, another week has ended without me becoming accidentally rich, I just put my keys in the fridge, unexpected object in the bagging area, I'll have a café mocha vodka Valium latte to go please, where's my phone? My anxieties have anxieties, no... not like that - here, I'll do it, do I have to do everything? WTF?' Is it just me? We gnaw on that, don't we? Is it just me? Well, look around. Look at the rage, the resolution, the 'hear me roar', the panic, the power, the chin hairs, the shame, the empathy, the conversation, the sheer potential. Welcome to Midulthood. A place where we recognise that we are all more alike than we are unalike. Of course it's not just you. If we're not in it together, we're not in it at all... From sex (What Could Possibly Go Wrong) to self-image (Does This Straightjacket Make Me Look Fat?), I'm Absolutely Fine is a wry look at real life, real wisdom and real information framed in fun.

Book: Our Kind of Cruelty


This is a love story. Mike’s love story. Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely, life before he met Verity Metcalf.

  • Author : Araminta Hall
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release : 07 May 2019
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781250214935

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“A searing, chilling sliver of perfection . . . May well turn out to be the year’s best thriller.” —Charles Finch, The New York Times Book Review “This is simply one of the nastiest and most disturbing thrillers I’ve read in years. I loved it, right down to the utterly chilling final line.” —Gillian Flynn A spellbinding, darkly twisted novel about desire and obsession, and the complicated lines between truth and perception, Our Kind of Cruelty introduces Araminta Hall, a chilling new voice in psychological suspense. This is a love story. Mike’s love story. Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely, life before he met Verity Metcalf. V taught him about love, and in return, Mike has dedicated his life to making her happy. He’s found the perfect home, the perfect job; he’s sculpted himself into the physical ideal V has always wanted. He knows they’ll be blissfully happy together. It doesn’t matter that she hasn’t been returning his e-mails or phone calls. It doesn’t matter that she says she’s marrying Angus. It’s all just part of the secret game they used to play. If Mike watches V closely, he’ll see the signs. If he keeps track of her every move, he’ll know just when to come to her rescue . . .

Book: Present Imperfect


First published in the aftermath of Mikhail Gorbachev's liberalizing reforms, these stories revel in the basic commonalities of human experience even as they reassert a peculiarly Russian belief in the spiritual, mystical, and supernatural.

  • Author : Ayesha Kagal
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 June 2019
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 13 : 9781000308020

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Present Imperfect Book Summary :

The selections in this Anthology overturn Soviet-era taboos with a vengeance. First published in the aftermath of Mikhail Gorbachev's liberalizing reforms, these stories revel in the basic commonalities of human experience even as they reassert a peculiarly Russian belief in the spiritual, mystical, and supernatural. They satirize Soviet literary canons while exploring a full gamut of styles, from neorealism to magico-folkloric fantasy. Included in the volume are works by well-known pioneers of the "new women's prose" as well as by less familiar talents. Bold in thematic conception and stylistic experimentation, their stories are socially engaged–in the classic Russian literary tradition–and yet at the same time intensely personal. While many of these writers share a feminist outlook, their perspectives are vastly disparate and often steeped in a peculiarly post-Soviet irony: In one story, for example, a girl with no money and no prospects of earning any turns to prostitution–and fails because of her lack of entrepreneurial talent. Yet common to all are recurrent and interwoven motifs of self-discovery, sexual power, emotional attachment, social alienation, and vulnerability to uncontrollable forces. The ambiguous ways in which these themes are played out reveal much about what has changed and what remains at the core of a complex culture in transition.

Book: Imperfect Tense


Imperfect Tense is a meditation on language, and the poems in this collection are grounded in teaching, learning, and living between languages and cultures.

  • Author : Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor
  • Publisher : Whitepoint Press
  • Release : 16 July 2016
  • Category: Poetry
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 13 :

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Imperfect Tense is a meditation on language, and the poems in this collection are grounded in teaching, learning, and living between languages and cultures. Much like the imported "dragon fruit," these poems grasp displacement as opportunity; they relish in perpetual outsider-ness as a way inside a fundamentally shared human condition. The first section of three, "Imperfect Tense" is a specific meditation on Americans' pursuits of Spanish as a second language. "Past Tense" revolves around experiences as an English language and poetry teacher working with immigrant communities. Finally, "Ever Present Tense" is a meditation on the language of family.

Book: Imperfect Union


The author tells the riveting story of John and Jessie FrZmont, the husband-and-wife team who were instrumental in the westward expansion of the U.S. and were America's first great political couple.uple.

  • Author : Steve Inskeep
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release : 05 January 2021
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 13 : 9780735224377

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The author tells the riveting story of John and Jessie FrZmont, the husband-and-wife team who were instrumental in the westward expansion of the U.S. and were America's first great political couple.uple.

Book: Your Messy Brilliance


Your Messy Brilliance offers an engaging, customizable roadmap to the authentic you. In this book, you will learn to reclaim your true brilliance by embracing your flaws as the key to unlocking your deepest truth.

  • Author : Kelly McNelis
  • Publisher : Enrealment Press
  • Release : 01 October 2017
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN 13 : 1988648017

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Your Messy Brilliance Book Summary :

There is no magic pill. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to your problems. There is no guru coming to save you. And there is no personal-development program that will get you to "perfect." The truth is, you don't need any of those things. You are brilliant and breathtakingly powerful, exactly as you are. The remarkable truth you are about to discover-one that you already know deep down in your bones-is that the idea of perfection can't bring you the joy, passion, and purpose you are craving. What you are looking for, as author and Women For One founder Kelly McNelis will show you, is your messy brilliance. It's the part of you that's perfectly imperfect and that contains your wholeness: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Your Messy Brilliance offers an engaging, customizable roadmap to the authentic you. In this book, you will learn to reclaim your true brilliance by embracing your flaws as the key to unlocking your deepest truth. You will also learn how your stories shape your life-and harness your power to transform the stories you tell yourself and others. This will help you move past shame and self-judgment, and develop a stronger relationship to your body, mind, and spirit. Finally, by stepping into conscious, effective choices, you will commit to a life of radical openness, authenticity, and courage-so that you transform yourself and your world. With a combination of personal experience, relatable stories from everyday women, and practical wisdom, Kelly will guide you into the most important journey you will ever take as a woman: the journey back home to your messy brilliance...and your ultimate truth! Book jacket.

Book: Good Enough Mother


An Early Show anchorwoman recounts her experiences as a "proudly imperfect" mother of two, offering a reassuring portrayal of modern motherhood that suggests that children can emerge healthy and well-adjusted in spite of the concessions ...

  • Author : René Syler
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 22 April 2008
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781416955290

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An Early Show anchorwoman recounts her experiences as a "proudly imperfect" mother of two, offering a reassuring portrayal of modern motherhood that suggests that children can emerge healthy and well-adjusted in spite of the concessions inherent to today's challenging work-life balance. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.