Author : Maria Alexandra Vettese
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher : Abrams
ISBN : 9781613129951
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File Download : 160 page

An exploration of 365 days of shared experiences between two friends on opposite sides of the country, inspired by their blog, 3191 Miles Apart. Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes share a love of art and design, handmade pleasures, and a well-lived domestic life. Almost a decade ago, they began their first year-long project together, posting a photo from each of their mornings on their blog, 3191 Miles Apart, named for the distance between their homes in Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon. 3191 Miles Apart quickly acquired a worldwide following of readers drawn in by the delicate intimacy of their shared experiences. A Year Between Friends celebrates their most recent project together—a visual representation of 2015, month-by-month, side-by-side, but miles apart. In addition to 400 photographs recording their daily inspirations and creative undertakings and a foreword from New York Times bestselling author Molly Wizenberg, this unique collaboration expands on their prior work with over 25 handmade crafts and seasonal recipes, notes on simple living, and personal stories that follow the tide of a year filled with new life, change, and loss. It is an intimate joint portrait revealed through photographic snippets—mending a sweater, making a mobile from a cherished collection, creating fabric dyes from natural materials, baking scones—that defies distance through the celebration of shared moments of calmness, warmth, and family. Both aspirational and down-to-earth, A Year Between Friends is an inspiring visual love letter to friendship and creativity, a timeless reminder to appreciate life one day at a time, to slow down, to cherish simplicity, and to make the extra effort to do things with care and with the people we love.

Author : Oonagh Berry
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122211878
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File Download : 278 page

Longtime friends Helen and Oonagh decided they missed the tradition of real letters. Their goal? To write each other a longhand letter every two weeks for a year. Week in and week out, Helen and Oonagh weave together tales of family, work, politics, motherhood, aging and creativity.

Author : Debbie Macomber
Genre : Fiction
Publisher : MIRA
ISBN : 9780369720887
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The story of a remarkable friendship—told in a remarkable way. A story in which every woman will recognize herself…and her best friend Jillian Lawton and Lesley Adamski. Two girls from very different backgrounds become best friends in the turbulent 1960s, but their circumstances and choices—and their mistakes—take them in opposite directions. Lesley stays in their hometown. She marries young, living a life defined by the demands of small children, never enough money, and an unfaithful husband. Jill lives those years on a college campus shaken by the Vietnam War, and then as an idealistic young lawyer in New York City. But they always remain friends. Through the years and across the miles, Jill and Lesley confide everything to each other—every grief and joy. Because the quality of a friendship is the quality of a life.

Author : Amos Oz
Genre : Fiction
Publisher : HMH
ISBN : 9780547985596
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File Download : 288 page

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award: A “gorgeous, rueful collection of eight linked stories” capturing the collective dreams of Israel in the 1950s (Chicago Tribune). These eight interconnected stories, set in the fictitious Kibbutz Yekhat, draw masterful profiles of idealistic men and women enduring personal hardships in the shadow of one of the greatest collective dreams of the twentieth century. A devoted father who fails to challenge his daughter’s lover, an old friend, a man his own age; an elderly gardener who carries on his shoulders the sorrows of the world; a woman writing perversely poignant letters to her husband’s mistress. Each of these stories is a luminous human and literary study; together they offer an eloquent portrait of an idea, and of a charged and fascinating epoch. Award-winning writer Amos Oz, who spent three decades living on a kibbutz, is at home and at his best in this “lucid and heartbreaking” award-winning collection (The Guardian). “Oz lifts the veil on kibbutz existence without palaver. His pinpoint descriptions are pared to perfection . . . His people twitch with life.” —The Scotsman “A collection of stories . . . that boasts the sense, scope and unity of a novel . . . Breathtaking.” —Irish Examiner “A complex and melancholic vision of people struggling to transcend their individuality for the sake of mundanely idealist goals.” —The Times Literary Supplement

Author : Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
ISBN : 9780593136546
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Best friends Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of Modern Family, and recipe developer Julie Tanous pay homage to their hometowns as they whip up modern California food with Southern and Southwestern spins in their debut cookbook. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME OUT Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and chef Julie Tanous love to cook together. They love it so much that they founded a blog, and now put all their favorite recipes into a cookbook for you to dig into with the people you love. In Food Between Friends, they cook up delightful food, spiced with fun stories pulled right from their platonic marriage. Drawing inspiration from the regional foods of the South and Southwest they grew up with, Jesse and Julie put smart twists on childhood favorites, such as Hatch Green Chile Mac and Cheese, Grilled Chicken with Alabama White BBQ Sauce, and Little Grits Soufflés. So come join Jesse and Julie in the kitchen. This book feels just like cooking with a friend—because that’s exactly what it is.

Author :
Genre : Photography
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN : 9781616891930
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A Year of Mornings collects 236 images--always taken before 10 am without discussion between the two women--from this uniquely 21st century artistic collaboration. The intimacy of these photographs--discarded clothing, a view of a snowy day from the window, a tablecloth--combined with their striking similarities in color and composition defies the reality of their long-distance collaboration. While clearly kindred spirits, the two women have met in person only once. Their friendship is maintained solely online, sustained by a shared love for moments of serenity, solitude, and peacefulness. The annotated photographs in A Year of Mornings radiate an aura of sweetness and light--the promise of a new day.

Author : John M. Najemy
Genre : History
Publisher : Princeton University Press
ISBN : 9780691194615
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Between Friends offers the first extended close reading of the most famous epistolary dialogue of the Renaissance, the letters exchanged from 1513 to 1515 by Niccolo Machiavelli and Francesco Vettori. John Najemy reveals the literary richness and theoretical tensions of the correspondence, the crucial importance of the dialogue with Vettori in Machiavelli's emergence as a writer and political theorist, and the close but complex relationship between the letters and Machiavelli's major works on politics. Unlike previous and mostly fragmentary treatments of the correspondence, this book reads the letters as a continuously developing, collaborative text in which problems of language and interpretation gradually emerge as the critical issues. Najemy argues that Vettori's skeptical reaction to Machiavelli's first letters on politics and provoked Machiavelli into a defense of language's power to represent the world, a notion that soon become the underlying assumption of The Prince. Later, and largely through an apparently whimsical exchange of letters on love and the foibles of eros, Vettori led Machiavelli to confront the power of desire in language, which opened the way for a different, essentially poetic, approach to writing about politics that surfaces for the first time in the pages of the Discourses on Livy. John M. Najemy is Professor of History at Cornell University. He is the author of Corporatism and Consensus in Florentine Electoral Politics, 1280-1400 (North Carolina). Originally published in 1993. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Author : Steve Kucinski
Genre : Fiction
Publisher : iUniverse
ISBN : 9780595097906
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Jennie McClain is trying to fit in with the rest of the kids. With the exception of her friends Karyn and Brian, she is something of an outcast. Even though she plays basketball for Kennedy Jr. High, her serious approach towards school has kept her apart from other kids. Her eighth grade year starts off with some tense moments in English class with the meanest teacher she has ever met. Mr. K seems to enjoy scaring the kids. Eventually, Jennie becomes friends with him, but then when a teacher disappears, rumors of an affair surface and he is accused of murder. Jennie looks to her friends to help her save Mr. K but finds things between them have changed. Pretty soon, she starts to believe Mr. K might have done it. In the end, it’s a race to save Mr. K and her friendships.

Author : Charlotte Lyons
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9780743214094
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File Download : 160 page

The craft designer and photo stylist shares a host of ideas for everything from friendship quilts to placecard holders, employing an easy-to-follow format and detailed step-by-step instructions to demonstrate various techniques and projects. 25,000 first printing.

Author : Fiona Palmer
Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 9780733637001
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File Download : 368 page

Friendship is a million little moments, but can it survive this one? Three friends embark on a luxury cruise to celebrate their ten-year reunion in this heartfelt story of how long-held secrets can catch up with even the best of friends Life was about living, experiencing and emotions. The good and the bad. You had to laugh to cry. You had to love to hurt. You had to jump to fall or fly. Best friends Abbie, Jess and Ricki are set to recreate a school trip they took ten years earlier to the historic port town of Albany, the oldest city on the stunning turquoise coastline of Western Australia. Ricki, a dedicated nurse, harbours a dream she hasn't chased. Is she actually happy or stuck in a rut? Jess, a school teacher and single mother to little Ollie, had a tough upbringing but found her way through with the help of her closest male friend, Peter. But Peter has bought an engagement ring and is ready to propose to Ricki . . . Abbie had it all: a career, a loving boyfriend and a future, but a visit to the doctor bears scary news. Her world is tumbling down and she feels adrift at sea. SECRETS BETWEEN FRIENDS is a poignant novel of romance, family dynamics and friendship. Through her highly relatable, sympathetic characters, beloved Australian storyteller Fiona Palmer writes about issues, experiences and emotions we have all faced while posing the ultimate question: What is really important in this life? 'Palmer is at the top of her game here' - iBOOKS EDITOR 'a heartfelt tale of how long-held secrets can catch up with even the closest of mates' YOURS 'Tender and emotive when necessary, yet not short on fun and witty banter. Fiona's ability to create an emotional connection with the reader was a beautiful thing to experience' GEMSBOOKNOOK 'a beautiful, moving, touching story... do make sure you have the tissues handy' FAMILY SAGA REVIEWS **CONTAINS BONUS EXTRACT from Fiona's latest novel, TINY WHITE LIES** PRAISE FOR FIONA PALMER 'Her books are tear-jerkers and page-turners' - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 'Fiona Palmer just keeps getting better' - Rachael Johns 'makes for compelling reading, and issues and emotions the characters face have the power to make us think about our own friendships, families and romantic lives' BETTER READING 'Her scenes are vivid and genuine, just as her characters are' - BOOK'D OUT 'A good old-fashioned love story' - SUNDAY MAIL 'A heartwarming romance about finding true love and following your dreams' - femail.com.au