Claire and Mia, a mother-daughter duo each face a defining moment in their lives, and are determined to transform themselves and their relationship. Claire wants to shed her identity as her daughter’s savior and Mia needs to get over her role as recovery’s poster child and learn how to navigate the world. To accomplish these goals, the two embark on a sixteen-city twelve country tour that will include mishaps, mayhem, laughter, and unexpected joys.
A broken-down camper hidden deep in a forest is the only home 15-year-old Carey can remember. All she and her younger sister, Jenessa, have is each other, as their mentally ill mother comes and goes with greater frequency. Until that one fateful day their mother disappears for good. Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her 10 years ago, while haunted by a past that won’t let her go…
Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage to his late brother, Jack, whom he credited for his passion for writing and drawing.
For thousands of women, Becker's Bridal in Fowler, Michigan is the site of some of the most important moments of their lives. Illuminating the poignant aspects of a woman's journey to the altar, THE MAGIC ROOM tells the stories of a diverse group of memorable women on the brink of commitment.
America's high divorce rate is well known. But little attention has been paid to the flip side: couples who creatively manage to build marriages that are lasting longer than we ever thought possible. What's the secret? To find out, bestselling journalist Iris Krasnow interviewed more than 200 wives whose marriages have survived for 15 to 70 years.
There’s the traditional couple, struggling for a child. The teacher and his partner who wish for a “normal” family but have the biological hurdles to overcome. The adoptive parents. The single mother. The couple who never wanted a child at all. The stories of five friends, five families and the very different ways they came together.
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