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Something Like Rain
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Pages: 480
Year: 2016-07-27
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Nice guys finish last, but that doesn’t mean they give up the fight. Sometimes it’s necessary to keep trudging through the rain in the hopes of finding a break in the clouds. William Townson is a good person. He’s kind, considerate, and the last thing he ever wanted was to hurt anyone. Accidents happen though, and when they do, all that can be done is to pick up the pieces. For William, this means trying to hold together a stagnant relationship while resisting the temptation of Jason Grant, a young man with eyes just as intense as his love. Only the future can promise redemption for mistakes of the past, forcing William to choose between the Coast Guard and the needs of his heart. Can he find his way through the downpour to somewhere warm and dry? Something like Rain is the latest installment of the Something Like… series, bringing shape to another character’s life while checking in with those from previous books. The Something Like... series: Book 1: Something Like Summer Book 2: Something Like Winter Book 3: Something Like Autumn Book 4: Something Like Spring Book 5: Something Like Lightning Book 6: Something Like Thunder Book 7: Something Like Stories – Volume One Book 8: Something Like Rain
Something Like Summer
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Pages: 290
Year: 2017-08-30
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Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple.
Something Like Forever
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
ISBN:
Pages: 350
Year: 2017-12-13
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The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before he met Tim Wyman, the man he would one day marry. Now, twenty years later, everything is perfect. Isn’t it? Something Like Forever, the final book in the series, is a love story spanning a lifetime and beyond as two men discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and so much more.
Something Like Hail
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
ISBN:
Pages: 380
Year: 2017-09-20
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Noah Westwood is tired of life on the streets, so he turns to life as an escort, but he’s playing a dangerous game. A secret from his past could turn his new friends into enemies, and he isn’t sure he can perform his duties, especially when he’s more interested in falling in love. Noah is off the streets, but he’ll have to travel down many roads on his quest to find his happily-ever-after.
Something Like Stories - Volume Two
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
ISBN:
Pages: 460
Year: 2017-04-09
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The Something Like… series is drawing to a close! Before it ends, reunite with favorite characters and meet others for the first time in this special collection of fourteen stories. Highlights include Something Like Champagne, in which Marcello searches for the truth behind a drunken vision. In Something Like Bunnies, a young Jace Holden struggles with his first crush. Ben and Tim return in Something Like Memories as they debate when exactly they should celebrate their anniversary, and Jason finally makes an important decision about his future with William in Something Like Sun. Joyful reunions and tearful goodbyes await you, as do many affirmations of love, in this second volume of short stories. The Something Like... series: #1: Something Like Summer #2: Something Like Autumn #3: Something Like Winter #4: Something Like Spring #5: Something Like Lightning #6: Something Like Thunder #7: Something Like Stories – Volume One #8: Something Like Hail #9: Something Like Rain #10: Something Like Stories – Volume Two #11 Something Like Forever
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Author: Garth Stein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061738093
Pages: 336
Year: 2009-03-17
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The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Stein–a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of a dog’s efforts to hold together his family in the face of a divisive custody battle. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver. Through Denny, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition, and he sees that life, like racing, isn't simply about going fast. Using the techniques needed on the race track, one can successfully navigate all of life's ordeals. On the eve of his death, Enzo takes stock of his life, recalling all that he and his family have been through: the sacrifices Denny has made to succeed professionally; the unexpected loss of Eve, Denny's wife; the three-year battle over their daughter, Zoë, whose maternal grandparents pulled every string to gain custody. In the end, despite what he sees as his own limitations, Enzo comes through heroically to preserve the Swift family, holding in his heart the dream that Denny will become a racing champion with Zoë at his side. Having learned what it takes to be a compassionate and successful person, the wise canine can barely wait until his next lifetime, when he is sure he will return as a man.
Something Like Winter (m/m romance)
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Pages: 376
Year: 2012-10-23
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There are two sides to every story. When you're Tim Wyman, sometimes there are three. Tim hoped moving to Texas would mean a new beginning, but he soon finds himself falling into the same tired patterns. Until he meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, who introduces Tim to a world of love, sex, and warmth. Certain that society won't understand what he and Ben have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship, even if it means twisting the truth. Buried beneath his own deceptions, Tim must claw his way to the surface in the hopes of learning to fly. Something Like Winter, the companion novel to Something Like Summer, tells the story from Tim Wyman's perspective, revealing new private moments and personal journeys. The Something Like... series: #1: Something Like Summer #2: Something Like Autumn #3: Something Like Winter #4: Something Like Spring #5: Something Like Lightning #6: Something Like Thunder #7: Something Like Stories – Volume One #8: Something Like Hail #9: Something Like Rain #10: Something Like Stories – Volume Two #11 Something Like Forever Keywords: gay love, gay sex, gay relationships, LGBT, m/m romance, gay series, epic romance, queer fiction
Something Like Autumn (gay fiction)
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Pages: 418
Year: 2013-05-27
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Love can appear unexpectedly: a chance meeting at a friend's wedding, the arrival of a handsome new co-worker... or while being robbed at a convenience store. For some, love seems an impossible dream. Growing up gay in small-town Missouri, Jace Holden thought his chance would never come. When he meets Victor--a wild soul and fellow outsider--his chances of finding love go from bleak to a very uncertain maybe. Bracing his heart, Jace chases after his desire, hoping for a warm hand to hold his tight. Something Like Autumn tells the story of Jace's life before the events of Something Like Summer, while also revisiting his time with Benjamin Bentley. The Something Like... series: Book 1: Something Like Summer Book 2: Something Like Winter Book 3: Something Like Autumn Book 4: Something Like Spring Book 5: Something Like Lightning Book 6: Something Like Thunder
Soft Rain
Author: Cornelia Cornelissen
Publisher: Yearling
ISBN: 0307568253
Pages: 128
Year: 2009-09-02
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It all begins when Soft Rain's teacher reads a letter stating that as of May 23, 1838, all Cherokee people are to leave their land and move to what many Cherokees called "the land of darkness". . .the west. Soft Rain is confident that her family will not have to move, because they have just planted corn for the next harvest but soon thereafter, soldiers arrive to take nine-year-old, Soft Rain, and her mother to walk the Trail of Tears, leaving the rest of her family behind. Because Soft Rain knows some of the white man's language, she soon learns that they must travel across rivers, valleys, and mountains. On the journey, she is forced to eat the white man's food and sees many of her people die. Her courage and hope are restored when she is reunited with her father, a leader on the Trail, chosen to bring her people safely to their new land. Praise for Soft Rain: "An eye-opening introduction to this painful period of American history."--Publisher's Weekly "The characters themselves transform a sorrowful story of adversity into a tale of human resilience."--Kirkus Reviews "This gentle child's-eye view will move readers enormously."--Jane Yolen From the Trade Paperback edition.
I Love You, It Looks Like Rain
Author: June Gehringer
Publisher:
ISBN: 0998601225
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Year: 2017-08-23
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"In a world where cruelty seems to be the choice cowardly mode of survival, to believe in the power of beauty, compassion, and love is a radical act, and with her first book, I LOVE YOU IT LOOKS LIKE RAIN, June shows us just how radical and necessary that act can be. June's words will make you feel more, laugh more, cry more, and, in the end, love more." - peyton burgess, author of the fry pans aren't sufficing
Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451673310
Pages: 159
Year: 2012-01-10
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A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.
The Things They Carried
Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547420293
Pages: 256
Year: 2009-10-13
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A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O’Brien, who has survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three. Taught everywhere—from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing—it has become required reading for any American and continues to challenge readers in their perceptions of fact and fiction, war and peace, courage and fear and longing. The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Sunbathing in the Rain
Author: Gwyneth Lewis
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1846426499
Pages: 224
Year: 2006-11-15
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'Sunbathing in the Rain is undoubtedly the best book I have ever read about one person's experience of depression.' - Dorothy Rowe, author of Breaking the Bonds 'This upbeat, very readable and engaging view of depression as a temporary retrenchment, a breathing space in which to adjust better to life, makes encouraging reading.' - Spectator 'Gwyneth Lewis writes with clarity, beauty and metaphorical precision. She conveys the darkness, the silence, the selfishness, the mental clutter of depression brilliantly.' - Simon Hattenstone, Guardian 'Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis shares her personal story of wrestling with clinical depression and describes what she learned along the way about coping with the disease. The text is aimed primarily at those who are currently depressed and are struggling to recover. The emphasis throughout is on the healing power of self-acceptance and truth-telling. This is a reprint of a book first published in London by Flamingo in 2002.' - www.booknews.com This might well be the Age of Depression. More people than ever now experience the disease directly or see a friend or relative succumb to it. Among their number is Gwyneth Lewis. And she set about writing this book simply because she wished something like it had existed for her when she was in the middle of her depression. Depression is assassination. The depressive is both victim and detective - charged with tracking down the perpetrator of his or her own murder. By drawing on her own experience of struggling with the affliction, by highlighting ways of coping, ways of truth-telling, and ways of thriving, in a straightforward, robust fashion full of casual wisdom and easy wit, Gwyneth re-embarks on a journey that nearly killed her first time round and returns with this, perhaps the first truly undogmatic, undemanding, downright useful book about depression.
Something Is Going to Fall Like Rain
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Publisher: Acorn Digital Press
ISBN: 190912205X
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The Gift of Rain
Author: Tan Twan Eng
Publisher: Weinstein Books
ISBN: 1602860599
Pages: 336
Year: 2009-05-05
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The recipient of extraordinary acclaim from critics and the bookselling community, Tan Twan Eng's debut novel casts a powerful spell and has garnered comparisons to celebrated wartime storytellers Somerset Maugham and Graham Greene. Set during the tumult of World War II, on the lush Malayan island of Penang, The Gift of Rain tells a riveting and poignant tale about a young man caught in the tangle of wartime loyalties and deceits. In 1939, sixteen-year-old Philip Hutton-the half-Chinese, half-English youngest child of the head of one of Penang's great trading families-feels alienated from both the Chinese and British communities. He at last discovers a sense of belonging in his unexpected friendship with Hayato Endo, a Japanese diplomat. Philip proudly shows his new friend around his adored island, and in return Endo teaches him about Japanese language and culture and trains him in the art and discipline of aikido. But such knowledge comes at a terrible price. When the Japanese savagely invade Malaya, Philip realizes that his mentor and sensei-to whom he owes absolute loyalty-is a Japanese spy. Young Philip has been an unwitting traitor, and must now work in secret to save as many lives as possible, even as his own family is brought to its knees.