Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down
Title Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down PDF eBook
Author Anne Valente
Publisher HarperCollins
Pages 384
Release 2016-10-04
Genre Fiction
ISBN 0062429132

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One of Refinery29's Best Reads for October One of Plougshares "Most Necessary Books for the End of 2016" The lives of four teenagers are capsized by a shocking school shooting and its aftermath in this powerful debut novel, a coming-of-age story with the haunting power of Station Eleven and the bittersweet poignancy of Everything I Never Told You. As members of the yearbook committee, Nick, Zola, Matt, and Christina are eager to capture all the memorable moments of their junior year at Lewis and Clark High School—the plays and football games, dances and fund-drives, teachers and classes that are the epicenter of their teenage lives. But how do you document a horrific tragedy—a deadly school shooting by a classmate? Struggling to comprehend this cataclysmic event—and propelled by a sense of responsibility to the town, their parents, and their school—these four "lucky" survivors vow to honor the memories of those lost, and also, the memories forgotten in the shadow of violence. But the shooting is only the first inexplicable trauma to rock their small suburban St. Louis town. A series of mysterious house fires have hit the families of the victims one by one, pushing the grieving town to the edge. Nick, the son of the lead detective investigating the events, plunges into the case on his own, scouring the Internet to uncover what could cause a fire with no evident starting point. As their friend pulls farther away, Matt and Christina battle to save damaged relationships, while Zola fights to keep herself together. A story of grief, community, and family, of the search for understanding and normalcy in the wake of devastating loss, Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down explores profound questions about resiliency, memory, and recovery that brilliantly illuminate the deepest recesses of the human heart.

An Elegy for Mathematics
Title An Elegy for Mathematics PDF eBook
Author Anne Valente
Pages 0
Release 2017
Genre Fiction
ISBN 9780988704404

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This updated 2017 edition includes a new story. A man in search of a golden bead that is rumored to grant immortality. A would-be astronaut's manifesto. An Archivist who can't help but record all of life's statistics. In these thirteen small stories, Anne Valente takes us to worlds both fantastic and familiar, forgotten and foretold, and in tight, layered prose, she strives to unravel all the tangled questions we have about ourselves. From the field guides of anatomy to permutations on desire, these small stories are expansive and encyclopedic, a cataloging of love and loss, an attempt to find a formula for everything that courses through us. Fiction.

Great Thoughts from Master Minds
Title Great Thoughts from Master Minds PDF eBook
Pages 368
Release 1886

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The Soul is Form and Doth the Body Make
Title The Soul is Form and Doth the Body Make PDF eBook
Author James John Garth Wilkinson
Publisher Рипол Классик
Pages 344
Release 1890
Genre History

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Morning Bible Readings
Title Morning Bible Readings PDF eBook
Author E. Edwards (Author of Morning Bible Readings.)
Pages 440
Release 1878

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The Principle of Substitution, Its Universality, Necessity and Glory
Title The Principle of Substitution, Its Universality, Necessity and Glory PDF eBook
Author Thomas D. Marshall
Pages 28
Release 1874
Genre Salvation

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Christ's Object Lessons—Illustrated
Title Christ's Object Lessons—Illustrated PDF eBook
Author Ellen G. White
Publisher Digital Inspiration
Pages 293
Release 2013-02-05
Genre Religion

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Heritage Edition—Over 100 illustrations of a century ago. Unabridged, original text consisting of inspiring and profound lessons from the stories and parables which Jesus told. Christ the Great Teacher gave much of His instruction as He walked with His disciples through the hills and valleys of Palestine or rested by the lake or river. In His parable teaching He linked divine truth with common things and incidents, as may be found in the experiences of the shepherd, the builder, the tiller of the soil, the traveler, and the homemaker. Familiar objects were associated with thoughts true and beautiful—thoughts of God’s loving interest in us, of the grateful homage that is His due, and of the care we should have one for another. Thus lessons of divine wisdom and practical truth were made forcible and impressive. The Scripture says, “All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; . . . that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open My mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.” Matt. 13:34, 35. Natural things were the medium for the spiritual; the things of nature and the life-experience of His hearers were connected with the truths of the written word. Leading thus from the natural to the spiritual kingdom, Christ’s parables are links in the chain of truth that unites man with God, and earth with heaven. In this volume the parables are grouped according to their subjects, and their lessons are developed and illustrated. The book is full of gems of truth, and to many readers it will give a richer meaning to the common surroundings of everyday life.