Hung Like a Seahorse Book

Hung Like a Seahorse


  • Author : Quinn Alexander Fontaine
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-04-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 1945446102

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Hung Like a Seahorse Excerpt :

We each have a story, and we are not our story. So many of us get trapped by thinking we are less than others or unlovable or that we should not be taking up space altogether. This book will remind you that you are here for a reason. Quinn tells about the nitty-gritty of his journey of healing work to recover from childhood trauma and multiple addictions, and his full acceptance of being transgender. In this book you will: - Read How Quinn Gets Through the Tough Times - Gain a Sense of Freedom to Be Who You Truly Are - Feel Inspired and Encouraged to Shine Your Light More Brightly - Learn How to Set Yourself Free and Give Others Permission to Do the Same - Discover Ways to Share Your Beautiful, Ever-Evolving Authentic Self With the World "Quinn's journey is the epitome of authenticity. May all who read this book be encouraged, emboldened, and emancipated from bondage into the freedom of their Essential Self." - Michael Bernard Beckwith, Author of Spiritual Liberation and Life Visioning "This book is funny, heartbreaking, inspiring, and transformational." - Eliot Laurence, Producer, Screenwriter of Claws and Welcome to Me "Hung Like a Seahorse is not just about the transgender experience, it is about the human experience and how we can move beyond our limitations to understand each other better." - Jillian Brasch, Occupational Therapist, Author of The Last Gifts "Not since reading Conundrum has there been such a courageous, powerful, and insightful telling of a trans child coming of age with the multitude of challenges one must face! - G. Sterling Zinsmeyer, Executive Producer of the Opera, Fellow Travelers, and the Award-Winning Film, Latter Days

Street Freak Book

Street Freak


  • Author : Jared Dillian
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-09-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439181270

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Street Freak Excerpt :

Erroneously states "1st Touchstone hardcover edition" in paperback copy.

Vacation Hell  Princess of Hell 4  Book

Vacation Hell Princess of Hell 4


  • Author : Eve Langlais
  • Publisher : Eve Langlais
  • Release Date : 2016-02-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781927459874

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Vacation Hell Princess of Hell 4 Excerpt :

When Muriel goes to the beach, instead of collecting seashells like a normal person, she picks up a new man. A merman… Juggling a happily ever after is harder than it looks especially when it involves a fallen angel who is my soul mate, a hunky cat shifter, who stole my heart and a darkly delicious vampire who is like that piece of forbidden chocolate you just can’t resist. Add in a precocious little girl, who is totally spoiled rotten—not surprising given nana and poppa were Mother Earth and the Devil—and my life was a never ending series of dramas, foot stomping, yelling and tears. By me. I never knew being a grown up could be so much damned work which is why I decided we needed a vacation. But of course, being Lucifer’s daughter, that didn’t turn out as expected. Now I’ve go to figure out if my bathtub is big enough for a hunky merman—and is there room in my heart for one more? Genre: paranormal romance, fantasy romance, gothic, romantic comedy, alpha male, romantic adventure, urban fantasy, hero knight, demons, angels, strong heroine, vampire, mermaid

Seahorse Book

Seahorse


  • Author : Janice Pariat
  • Publisher : Random House India
  • Release Date : 2014-11-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9788184006681

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Seahorse Excerpt :

Nem is a student of English literature at Delhi University. He drifts between classes, weed-hazy parties, and the amorous complexities of campus life, until a chance encounter with an art historian steers him into a world of pleasure and artistic discovery. Nem’s life is irrevocably transformed. One day, without warning, his mentor disappears. In the years that follow, Nem cocoons himself in South Delhi, writing for a chic cultural journal. When he is awarded a fellowship to London, a cryptic note plunges him into a search for the art historian—a search which turns into a reckoning with his past. Retelling the myth of Poseidon and his youthful male devotee Pelops, Seahorse transforms a simple coming-of-age story into an epic drama of loss, love, and healing.

The Seahorse Book

The Seahorse


  • Author : Anthony Masters
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-07-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448211647

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The Seahorse Excerpt :

When Jamie nearly drowns in a rough sea, his life is saved by a magnificent white Sea Horse with green eyes. One stormy night the Sea Horse comes ashore and is imprisoned in a lonely stable. First published in 1966 this fantasy fixture tells, through the mind of a small boy, the story of Jamie's quest to save the Sea Horse.

The Intrepid Parent s Field Guide to the Baby Kingdom Book

The Intrepid Parent s Field Guide to the Baby Kingdom


  • Author : Jennifer Byrne
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-12-18
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440554490

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The Intrepid Parent s Field Guide to the Baby Kingdom Excerpt :

Welcome to the jungle! Caring for your baby can be scary. He smells weird, he squirms, he burps, he cries... and cries... and cries. She runs amok through your lovely family nest and shows you who the leader of the pack really is. The Intrepid Parent's Field Guide to the Baby Kingdom understands the tumultuous terrain you're currently facing. Sometimes handling your infant feels like you're encountering a new species--an adorable little creature that should be approached with caution. Inside this book, you'll find all the valuable information you need to get out of this brave new world in one piece, including the meaning behind each yelp, growl, and step, and how to handle close encounters. With these critical observations and instructions, you'll be able to nurture the mysterious little being that has taken up residence in your home--and allow peace to once again reign throughout the kingdom.

Deleuzian Fabulation and the Scars of History Book

Deleuzian Fabulation and the Scars of History


  • Author : Ronald Bogue
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-05
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748641758

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Deleuzian Fabulation and the Scars of History Excerpt :

The concept of fabulation makes a late appearance in Deleuze's career and in only limited detail, but by tracing its connections to other concepts and situating them within Deleuze's general aesthetics, Ronald Bogue develops a theory of fabulation which he proposes as the guiding principle of a Deleuzian approach to literary narrative.Fabulation, he argues, entails becoming-other, experimenting on the real, legending, and inventing a people to come, as well as an understanding of time informed by Deleuze's Chronos/Aion distinction and his theory of the three passive syntheses of time. In close readings of contemporary novels by Zakes Mda, Arundhati Roy, Roberto Bolano, Assia Djebar and Richard Flanagan, he demonstrates the usefulness of fabulation as a critical tool, while exploring the problematic relationship between history and story-telling which all five novelists adopt as a central thematic concern.This is an original and exciting project by a highly respected specialist in the field.

Gould s Book of Fish Book
Score: 3.5
From 24 Ratings

Gould s Book of Fish


  • Author : Richard Flanagan
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2014-09-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802191991

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Gould s Book of Fish Excerpt :

Winner of the Commonwealth Prize New York Times Book Review—Notable Fiction 2002 Entertainment Weekly—Best Fiction of 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Review—Best of the Best 2002 Washington Post Book World—Raves 2002 Chicago Tribune—Favorite Books of 2002 Christian Science Monitor—Best Books 2002 Publishers Weekly—Best Books of 2002 The Cleveland Plain Dealer—Year’s Best Books Minneapolis Star Tribune—Standout Books of 2002 Once upon a time, when the earth was still young, before the fish in the sea and all the living things on land began to be destroyed, a man named William Buelow Gould was sentenced to life imprisonment at the most feared penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish. He fell in love with the black mistress of the warder and discovered too late that to love is not safe; he attempted to keep a record of the strange reality he saw in prison, only to realize that history is not written by those who are ruled. Acclaimed as a masterpiece around the world, Gould’s Book of Fish is at once a marvelously imagined epic of nineteenth-century Australia and a contemporary fable, a tale of horror, and a celebration of love, all transformed by a convict painter into pictures of fish.

The Poisoned Emerald Book

The Poisoned Emerald


  • Author : Sarena and Sasha Nanua
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2014-10-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 10 : 9781491746639

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The Poisoned Emerald Excerpt :

I wrapped myself in the portal's embrace and felt my feet land on a new surface. I stood on a sandy beach that was wet and damp, causing the ground to stick to my shoes. The portal snapped shut, and I felt misty rain dance on my shoulders. Thunder sounded from overhead, and before I could comprehend the impending storm, a gash of lightning hit the hill just to the right of the river. The ground quaked below me before an explosion of sand burst from the ground. AS WINTER ARRIVES Arica Miller is back to regular school life at Hill Valley. After resolving the disappearance of the King's Jewel and returning it safely, Arica doesn't expect anything else to go wrong. Too soon does Arica learn that a great evil?a poison?has spread through the Sorcerers Underworld, threatening to take away all magic. And worse, the only person who can save the magical world has been kidnapped: the king. In order to find the king, Arica and her friends must follow an ancient prophecy in which they must defeat vicious creatures, travel through mysterious forests, and restore peace to the poisoned land?no matter how dangerous it could be ? In this final installment of The Pendant Trilogy, Arica learns of dark pasts, unknowable futures, and the truth of the pendant's origin. Arica doesn't have much time left?and if she fails, the mortal and the magical worlds are both at stake.

The White Seahorse Book

The White Seahorse


  • Author : Eleanor M. Fairburn
  • Publisher : Irish Amer Book Company
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105017409637

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The White Seahorse Excerpt :

Based on the 16th-century figure of Granuaile, the pirate queen, this is a tale of beauty, high drama and historical conflict. From the west coast of Ireland to the court of Elizabeth I, Graunya O'Malley sails her fleet and commands her men.

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar


  • Author : Chris Packham
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-05-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473529427

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Fingers in the Sparkle Jar Excerpt :

Voted the UK’s Favourite Nature Book The memoir that inspired Chris Packham's BBC documentary, Asperger’s and Me Every minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn't do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real live Kestrel on my wrist! I felt like I'd climbed through a hole in heaven's fence. An introverted, unusual young boy, isolated by his obsessions and a loner at school, Chris Packham only felt at ease in the fields and woods around his suburban home. But when he stole a young Kestrel from its nest, he was about to embark on a friendship that would teach him what it meant to love, and that would change him forever. In his rich, lyrical and emotionally exposing memoir, Chris brings to life his childhood in the 70s, from his bedroom bursting with fox skulls, birds' eggs and sweaty jam jars, to his feral adventures. But pervading his story is the search for freedom, meaning and acceptance in a world that didn’t understand him. Beautifully wrought, this coming-of-age memoir will be unlike any you've ever read.

Lords of the Sky Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Lords of the Sky


  • Author : Angus Wells
  • Publisher : Spectra
  • Release Date : 2010-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 682
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307574862

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Lords of the Sky Excerpt :

Angus Wells carved a place for himself on the shelves of hundreds of thousands of fantasy readers. Now, with Lords Of The Sky, it is clear that he has saved his most sweeping and imaginative tale for an epic more powerful than anything he has written before. For centuries, the Dhar have had to face the Ahn, fierce warriors who would lay claim to Dharbek, the land they call their ancestral home. Now, in fantastic airships powered by magic, the Ahn have begun their greatest campaign yet. In preparation for the coming onslaught, Storymen like Daviot travel the land collecting tales and sharing the history it's their responsibility to safeguard. But Daviot's travels show him the dark side of Dharbek, and inspire him to be a catalyst for change, to overcome doubt and fear, and pursue the one dream that has eluded Dharbek. Using his special gifts for storytelling and world-building, Angus Wells reaches new heights with a story as ambitious as it is broad in scope. Lords Of The Sky has all the action, adventure and magic a fantasy-lover could desire, and tackles social change, prejudice, the value of genuine friendship and the power of enduring love.

Seahorses Book

Seahorses


  • Author : Ian Wood
  • Publisher : Ian Wood
  • Release Date : 2019-05-29
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Seahorses Excerpt :

In the female empowering world of Terrene, a world very much like our own, but where young girls can have real power, a new story has arisen. Set on the beautiful Queensland coast in northeast Australia, four thirteen-year-old girls - and a boy this time - are all riders of the waves: they each have the power to call up a seahorse drawn from the crystal blue waters of the Coral Sea. But a life on the ocean waves leaves them all at sea when Petra Kerr, the Oil Baroness, starts pumping illegal oil in the area, threatening the precious ecosystem. It’s up to twins Melbourne and Sydney Fisher, Indonesian cousin Memberi Bambang, and friends Adelaide Brewer and native Australian Darwin Tonkin, to find a way to stop her. Their safe plan seems to be working - until Petra Kerr learns who they are, and decides to stop them before they can stop her. Like its predecessor Cloud Fighters, this is a top-of-the-line story aimed at middle-graders and young teens.

World of Water Book

World of Water


  • Author : James Lovegrove
  • Publisher : Solaris
  • Release Date : 2016-03-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849979139

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World of Water Excerpt :

WORLD OF WATER! Dev Harmer, reluctant agent of Interstellar Security Solutions, has travelled to ocean-world Robinson D, nicknamed Triton. Here, settlements of the Terran Diaspora have been coming under attack by members of the planet’s native sub-aquatic race. ISS suspects the involvement of an agent provocateur working for humankind's galactic rivals, the artificial intelligence civilisation known as Polis+. As the violence escalates, Dev finds himself battling to restore order - but he has only seventy-two hours before his genetically engineered host form breaks down irreversibly. And all as an ancient god-beast rises from the depths to usher in a long foretold apocalypse... “The story zooms along at a rip-roaring pace, told in an irreverent tone that perfectly matches the character of our hero. Planet Alighieri is rendered in such believable detail that I almost got a sweat on when Harmer got into trouble on the surface. Lovegrove has got things off to a brilliant start here.”– SF Crow’s Nest “I read this on holiday and it was perfect for kicking back, a throwback to the likes of Dumarest and James Bond. ****”– Theaker’s Quarterly

In with the Tide Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

In with the Tide


  • Author : Charlee James
  • Publisher : Tule Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781948342254

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In with the Tide Excerpt :

Lindsey Hunter never imagined she’d be returning to her Cape Cod home pregnant and divorced, but she’s determined to build a new life for her and her unborn baby. When car trouble leaves her stranded on the side of the road, ex-Marine Damien Trent rides to the rescue on his motorbike. Once upon a time, they’d been friends and briefly, they'd been something more...until he enlisted and left her behind. As Lindsey and Damien reconnect, the attraction is still as strong as ever. But Lindsey’s knows Damien's not the staying kind. Damien would rather do anything than come home to deal with his father’s estate. After years of abuse, he was more than ready to leave town the moment he graduated. With Lindsey back in his life, everything is complicated. He’s used to being a lone wolf - until Lindsey and her newborn baby give him a glimpse of the kind of family and future he’s always dreamed of. Can he be brave enough to reach out and grab it?