Score: 3.5
From 267 Ratings

Sweet Valley Confidential


  • Author: Francine Pascal
  • Release Date : 2011-03-29
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 731109 Bytes


A New York Times Best Seller!Now with this striking new adult novel from author and creator Francine Pascal, millions of devoted fans can finally return to the idyllic Sweet Valley, home of the phenomenally successful book series and franchise. Iconic and beloved identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are back and all grown up, dealing with the complicated adult world of love, careers, betrayal, and sisterhood. WANT MORE SWEET VALLEY RIGHT NOW?? Become a fan of Sweet Valley Confidential on Facebook or Twitter....

Score: 4
From 121 Ratings

The Fact of a Body


  • Author: Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Genre: True Crime
  • File Size: 2953744 Bytes


"Complex and challenging... push[es] the boundaries of writing about trauma." —The New York Times“A True Crime Masterpiece” – Vogue Entertainment Weekly "Must" List and Best Books of the Year So FarReal Simple's Best New Books Guardian Best Book of the YearLambda Literary Award WinnerChautauqua Prize Winner "The Fact of a Body is one of the best books I've read this year. It's just astounding." — Paula Hawkins, author of Into the Water and The Girl on the Train"This book is a marvel. The Fact of a Body is equal parts gripping and haunting and will leave you questioning whether any one story can hold the full truth." — Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires EverywhereBefore Alex ...

Forgiveness and Revenge

Forgiveness and Revenge


  • Author : Trudy Govier
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2011-02-25
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135199104


Forgiveness and Revenge Book Description :

Forgiveness and Revenge is a powerful exploration of our attitudes to serious wrongdoings and a careful examination of the values that underlie our thinking about revenge and forgiveness. From adulterous spouses to terrorist factions, we are surrounded by wrongdoing, yet we rarely agree which response is appropriate. The problem of how to respond realistically and sensitively to the wrongs of the past remains a perplexing one. Trudy Govier clarifies our thinking on this subject by examining the moral and practical impact of revenge and forgiveness, both personal and political. Forgiveness and Revenge offers much-needed clarity and reason where emotions often prevail. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the ethics of attitudes to wrongdoi...

Beyond Revenge

Beyond Revenge


  • Author : Michael McCullough
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-03-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 047026215X


Beyond Revenge Book Description :

Why is revenge such a pervasive and destructive problem? How can we create a future in which revenge is less common and forgiveness is more common? Psychologist Michael McCullough argues that the key to a more forgiving, less vengeful world is to understand the evolutionary forces that gave rise to these intimately human instincts and the social forces that activate them in human minds today. Drawing on exciting breakthroughs from the social and biological sciences, McCullough dispenses surprising and practical advice for making the world a more forgiving place. Michael E. McCullough (Miami, Florida), an internationally recognized expert on forgiveness and revenge, is a professor of psychology at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, wher...

Emotional Freedom
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

Emotional Freedom


  • Author : Judith Orloff
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2009-03-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307451658


Emotional Freedom Book Description :

A New York Times bestseller, Emotional Freedom is a road map for those who are stressed out, discouraged, or overwhelmed as well as for those who are in a good emotional place but want to feel even better. Picture yourself trapped in a traffic jam feeling utterly calm. Imagine being unflappable and relaxed when your supervisor loses her temper. What if you were peaceful instead of anxious? What if your life were filled with nurturing relationships and a warm sense of belonging? This is what it feels like when you’ve achieved emotional freedom. Bestselling author Dr. Judith Orloff invites you to take a remarkable journey, one that leads to happiness and serenity, and a place where you can gain mastery over the negativity that pervades daily life. No...

The Prayer of Revenge

The Prayer of Revenge


  • Author : Doug Schmidt
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0781439426


The Prayer of Revenge Book Description :

Backstabbers. Slanderers. Unfaithful Spouses. Thieves. Molesters. Terrorists.How do some people manage to truly forgive their arrogant and remorseless offenders? Are we to sit by while our loved ones suffer and expect the violator to go unpunished? Do we struggle to forgive-or vow to bring the offender to justice? Do we see life as unfair and wonder, "Where is God in all of this?" When wronged the saints in Bible days poured out their hearts to God, pleading to Him for retribution and vindication. But how can we pray in the same way, and still forgive as Christ taught? Theologian and author Doug Schmidt brings you into the vortex of this astounding paradox. Be prepared to learn the life-changing keys to forgiving the unrepentant through a new-found c...

Perspectives on Forgiveness

Perspectives on Forgiveness


  • Author : Susie DiVietro
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2018-02-05
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004360143


Perspectives on Forgiveness Book Description :

This interdisciplinary, empirical and theoretical approach to forgiveness and revenge considers the roles of truth, restitution and ritual in the promotion of forgiveness and deterrence of revenge in multiple contexts....

Between Vengeance and Forgiveness

Between Vengeance and Forgiveness


  • Author : Martha Minow
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-17
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807045084


Between Vengeance and Forgiveness Book Description :

The rise of collective violence and genocide is the twentieth century's most terrible legacy. Martha Minow, a Harvard law professor and one of our most brilliant and humane legal minds, offers a landmark book on our attempts to heal after such large-scale tragedy. Writing with informed, searching prose of the extraordinary drama of the truth commissions in Argentina, East Germany, and most notably South Africa; war-crime prosecutions in Nuremberg and Bosnia; and reparations in America, Minow looks at the strategies and results of these riveting national experiments in justice and healing. From the Trade Paperback edition....

Bone to Pick

Bone to Pick


  • Author : Ellis Cose
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-02
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0743470672


Bone to Pick Book Description :

Draws on the insights of relationship experts in the fields of psychiatry and law as well as the experiences of individuals who have had to overcome or accept emotional pain, offering perspectives on the power of moving past pain and reconciling as part of ending destructive retribution cycles. Reprint. 40,000 first printing....

The Empath s Survival Guide
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

The Empath s Survival Guide


  • Author : Judith Orloff
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Release Date : 2017-04-04
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622038312


The Empath s Survival Guide Book Description :

What is the difference between having empathy and being an empath? “Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain,” says Dr. Judith Orloff “But for empaths it goes much farther We actually feel others’ emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own bodies, without the usual defenses that most people have.” With The Empath’s Survival Guide, Dr. Orloff offers an invaluable resource to help sensitive people develop healthy coping mechanisms in our high-stimulus world—while fully embracing the empath’s gifts of intuition, creativity, and spiritual connection. In this practical and empowering book for empaths and their loved ones, Dr. Orloff begins with self-assessment exercises to help you understand your em...

On Forgiveness and Revenge

On Forgiveness and Revenge


  • Author : Ramin Jahanbegloo
  • Publisher : Regina Collection
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0889775001


On Forgiveness and Revenge Book Description :

A powerful and moving philosophical reflection on revenge and forgiveness in our contemporary, conflict-fuelled world....

Revenge and Forgiveness

Revenge and Forgiveness


  • Author : Patrice Vecchione
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2004-04-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0805073760


Revenge and Forgiveness Book Description :

A collection of nearly sixty poems which address the human desires of revenge and forgiveness includes suggested readings about each contributing poet. 10,000 first printing....