Why Mummy Drinks

  • Filename: why-mummy-drinks.
  • ISBN: 9780008237509
  • Release Date: 2017-10-19
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Gill Sims
  • Publisher: HarperCollins



Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane.

Why Mummy Drinks

  • Filename: why-mummy-drinks.
  • ISBN: 0008237492
  • Release Date: 2017-11-01
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Gill Sims
  • Publisher:



Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane.

Reasons Mommy Drinks

  • Filename: reasons-mommy-drinks.
  • ISBN: 9780385349291
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 223
  • Author: Lyranda Martin-Evans
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press



Based on the popular blog, an uproarious collection of essays on the struggles of new motherhood is complemented by cocktail recipes and shares the stories of two award-winning businesswomen who bonded over their love for their babies and mutual bewilderment at the myriad ways their lives were upended. Original.

Mommy Doesn t Drink Here Anymore

  • Filename: mommy-doesn-t-drink-here-anymore.
  • ISBN: 1609250206
  • Release Date: 2009-08-01
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Rachael Brownell
  • Publisher: Conari Press



Part recovery, part self-help, and all real, raw stories of waking up for the sake of your self and your children, Mommy Doesn’t Drink Here Anymore follows one mother’s journey from cocktail mama to sober mama. The loving mother of twins and a newborn, Brownell used alcohol to maintain a sense of her adult self and be more than “just mommy.” It didn’t take long before her drinking spiraled out of control, consuming her life and marriage, and she realized that she needed serious help. Both heart-wrenching and inspiring, this is Brownell’s true-life story, from the first thirty days to the year mark. Mommy Doesn’t Drink Here Anymore is not a book that preaches or simply takes the reader through the Twelve Steps. It provides hope and motivation to get into a program and balance your life as a mother and a recovering alcoholic. Atem is a living Magus, an icon for the twenty-first century. Part transpersonal shaman, part inner guide, part inner healer, part role model, Atem becomes a personal therapist, a guide to self-discovery and self-initiation. Atem, as healing fiction, helps readers to create their own breakthroughs, their own catharsis - emotional clearing that frees energy from internal conflict to flow creatively into new expressions.

Hurrah for Gin

  • Filename: hurrah-for-gin.
  • ISBN: 9781473639591
  • Release Date: 2016-10-06
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Katie Kirby
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



This book is not a how-to-guide. It won't tell you how to get your baby to sleep, how to deal with toddler tantrums, how to be a good parent, a cool parent or even a renegade parent. It is a book about parenting that contains absolutely no useful advice whatsoever. Instead it shares beautifully honest anecdotes and illustrations from the parenting frontline that demonstrate it is perfectly possible to love your children with the whole of your heart whilst finding them incredibly irritating at the same time. From pregnancy to starting school, Hurrah For Gin takes you through the exciting, frustrating, infuriating and wonderful whirlwind of parenthood, offering solidarity and a friendly hug after a tough day. Best served with gin.

Wine Makes Mummy Clever

  • Filename: wine-makes-mummy-clever.
  • ISBN: 9781444713237
  • Release Date: 2011-03-31
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Andy Riley
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



The perfect gift for Mother's Day - 60 brilliant ALL NEW cartoons from Andy Riley celebrating the special one. Affectionate, witty and endearing - just like Mum, and it's the gift that keeps on giving - just like Mum. Every day should be Mother's Day.

Poinciana Road

  • Filename: poinciana-road.
  • ISBN: 9781420141719
  • Release Date: 2016-10-25
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Margaret Way
  • Publisher: Zebra



It’s been six years since Mallory James left Moonglade, a former sugar plantation in the shadow of Australia’s magnificent rain forest. Now love and loyalty have called her home—but unspeakable secrets may compel her to flee once more… A successful child psychologist, Mallory has no wish to return to the tropical hideaway where she experienced so much pain. But her Uncle Robert is ailing and it’s only right that she be there for the man who came to her rescue when she was a lost, lonely child. At least he is not alone—his protégé, and Mallory’s rival for his affections, is also at his side. Blaine Forrester hasn’t lost his knack for getting under Mallory’s skin, taking her breath away and leaving her unsettled at the same time. While Robert recuperates, Mallory is shocked to learn that Jason Cartwright is on the payroll of his estate—the very man whose humiliating betrayal led her to leave North Queensland on the eve of her wedding. Confronting him—along with his wife and his manipulative twin sister—is a trial, though she can’t help forming a bond with little Ivy, Jason’s sickly daughter. But as tragedy strikes Moonglade, Mallory and Blaine will discover a darkness hidden within this deceptively beautiful world and their enigmatic circle—one that will either unite them at last, or tear apart the promise of paradise… “If you’ve never read Margaret Way before, you’re in for a treat!” --New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer

Definition Of A Miracle

  • Filename: definition-of-a-miracle.
  • ISBN: 9781450210768
  • Release Date: 2010-03-29
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Farida N. Bedwei
  • Publisher: iUniverse



Eight –year-old Zaara and her family move to Ghana when her parents get tired of life in the U.K. A precocious child with Cerebral Palsy, she finds herself thrust into a society where her disability is not understood and is attributed to a spiritual cause. As a result, she’s taken to various charismatic crusades and other spiritual prayer houses in search of a seemingly elusive healing. Her Christian mother and Muslim father who’d lived harmoniously in the past, start squabbling incessantly, to the extent that Zaara and her siblings fear their family is disintegrating. Going through culture shock, she searches for her place in a society where she’s often stared at and talked about, as she discovers her inner strength and comes to terms with her disabilities.

Moms Who Drink and Swear

  • Filename: moms-who-drink-and-swear.
  • ISBN: 9781101650943
  • Release Date: 2013-04-02
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Nicole Knepper
  • Publisher: Penguin



If you feel like your kids are killing you, you’ve come to the right place. Attention all potty-mouthed, cheap-wine-drinking mothers: Prepare to meet your match. Any bad thought you’ve had about your kids, Nicole Knepper has had worse. Much worse. It’s not that she doesn’t love her kids. It’s that she understands what a mind-f*?% it can be to try to civilize those wild little beasts. Based on her hugely popular Facebook page, “Moms Who Drink and Swear,” this book reveals why family dinners are like herpes, how to avoid smashing toys that are being fought over, and the joy of hearing that your son has murdered his imaginary friend. As Nicole rants and raves about caring for children (without crushing their souls), family togetherness (without too many tears), the saving grace of girlfriends (and vodka), and love and marriage (and all the baggage that goes with them), she gets to the heart of what every exasperated mom is thinking, just much funnier.

The American Lover

  • Filename: the-american-lover.
  • ISBN: 9780393246728
  • Release Date: 2015-02-23
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Rose Tremain
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company



“A collection of stylish daring, tonal mastery and smart, tough love.”—New York Times Book Review Trapped in a London apartment, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s Paris. The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster’s cottage, miles from Moscow. A young woman who is about to marry a rich aristocrat instead begins a torrid relationship with a construction worker. A father, finally free of his daughter’s demands, embarks on a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat. A middle-aged woman cares for her injured mother at Christmas. And in the grandest house of all, Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor, Daphne du Maurier. Rose Tremain awakens the senses in this magnificent and diverse collection of short stories. In her precise yet sensuous style, she lays bare the soul of her characters—the admirable, the embarrassing, the unfulfilled, the sexy, and the adorable—to uncover a dazzling range of human emotions and desires.

A Room Without Toys

  • Filename: a-room-without-toys.
  • ISBN: 1425909752
  • Release Date: 2008-12-29
  • Number of pages: 724
  • Author: Suzanne Person
  • Publisher: Author House



A Room Without Toys is essentially the story of Victoria Windsor, beautiful and brilliantly gifted star of the London stage and apparently a woman to be envied. Yet when we go behind the velvet curtain which would ordinarily separate the actress from her audience, we find the reality of her life to be quite different. From a childhood which with one touching exception is a lonely one, we follow her through the frustration of endless auditions to the years of growing theatrical renown-years which at the same time are ironically the emptiest of her life-and finally to her meeting with the one man able to awaken her to her full potential, both as a human being and as a woman. The theme of all this is stated in the title for through much of Victoria’s life, she is indeed like a child in a room without toys. Many different elements combine to make this a compelling and yet highly readable novel. 1) A strong central character equally as fascinating as any of the real life actresses who has recently felt the urge to “tell all” in an autobiography. 2) The elegance and charm of its London setting-London with its theatres, its parks, its pubs, its centuries old association with the majesty of the British crown. 3) The glimpse it provides of the backstage world of the theatre-a world most people would otherwise never see. A Room Without Toys is more, however, than merely the whole constituted of these parts which are, after all, only things of the surface and the novel goes much deeper than that. Will a child starved for love and caring grow into an emotionally crippled adult for whom normal, interpersonal relationships are all but impossible? It is this vital psychological issue which the work attempts to explore as slowly Victoria Windsor learns to believe in herself, learns to trust and most important of all, learns to love.

Mummy s Little Angels

  • Filename: mummy-s-little-angels.
  • ISBN: 9781473502338
  • Release Date: 2015-03-12
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Denise Williams
  • Publisher: Random House



Losing a child is a mother’s worst nightmare, but when you lose two children – your innocent sons – at the hands of the man they should have trusted the most, it’s almost unimaginable. For Denise Williams this was her reality – her very real nightmare. In her harrowing yet inspiring memoir, she tells her personal story of falling under the spell of her control-freak husband, suffering a decade of domestic violence, finding the strength to leave and then his despicable act of revenge. Denise endured agonising grief and heavy guilt, but she has slowly rebuilt her life without her beautiful boys – learning to live, love and trust again. This is her heartbreaking memoir.

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