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Un-cook Yourself

‘Normal is a cycle on a washing machine’ is something my dad always told me.

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Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 4: The Missing Prince

The sickle moon had just slipped below the western horizon when the file of mounted men emerged from the trees.

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Born to Run

My first ever race could have been a complete disaster.

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Chemical Hearts

I always thought the moment you met the great love of your life would be like the movies.

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Burnt Sugar

I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.

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Help Yourself

Kiwi the Shih Tzu gets loose on the Thursday before the schools in the district let out for winter break.

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The Coast-to-Coast Murders

Where will you be when your life ends?

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A Deadly Education

I decided that Orion needed to die after the second time he saved my life.

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Pure Narco

Adjectives such as ‘singular’ and ‘extraordinary’ tend to be overused by biographers to describe the lives of the people they’re writing about, not to mention the publicists who are paid to promote their books.

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Moonlite

Come now. On this mild summer’s night let us gaze upon two men who have known what it is to love and be loved, to hold and be held, and who now have only death for companionship.

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The Godmothers

By the time Eliza Maxine Olivia Miller was eleven, she had lived in eight different country towns.

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The Fire Star

Of all the things I’d imagined might stop us from reaching Rennart Castle by nightfall, goats had not even made the top fifty.

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The Gift

In the spring of 1944, I was sixteen, living with my parents and two older sisters in Kassa, Hungary.

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Vida

Melbourne, 1912: on the busy corner of Collins and Swanston streets stood an attractive woman of middle age.

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More Than a Woman

I am in the spare room, which doubles as my office, and I have just finished my day’s work.

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Daddy

LINDA WAS INSIDE, ON HER PHONE—TO WHO, THIS EARLY?

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The Kingdom

I heard him before I saw him.

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The Gifts of Imperfection

Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.

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