An American Marriage (Tayari Jones)

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An American Marriage

“Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding. Continue reading…

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts (Gary Chapman)

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The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

“Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge. How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?

In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting today. Continue reading…

The Wife Between Us (Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen)

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The Wife Between Us

“When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.

You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.

You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement—a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.

You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.

Assume nothing.

Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen’s The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage—and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. Continue reading…

Back on Earth (Mark Andrew Heathcote)

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Back on Earth

“This is a collection of breath-taking poetry and prose, which is packed with a cacophony of emotions. The author is masterful in poetic metaphor, often using birds, flowers and nature as an effective method of telling a heart’s story. The deep emotions of the writer will not be missed, but rather felt in a profound way, with imagery so strong, that the reader easily identifies with what the poet is saying. Mark muses on subject matter which addresses ageing, fading love, love’s rebirth, peace, harmony, and the consuming emotions of rage and love, locked in a poet’s heart. Continue reading…

The Sun and Her Flowers (Rupi Kaur)

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The Sun and Her Flowers

“Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.

this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
fall
root
rise
in order to bloom”

New Books Playground says: The Sun and Her Flowers is a work of art. Continue reading…

Models: Attract Women Through Honesty (Mark Manson)

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Models: Attract Women Through Honesty

Models is the first men’s dating book ever written on seduction as a purely emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them, a process of self-expression rather than manipulation. It’s the most mature and honest guide on how a man can attract women without faking behavior, without lying and without emulating others. A game-changer.

Inside, you’ll learn:

  • The root behaviors that cause all female attraction.
  • Why typical dating advice and pick up theory is counter-productive in the long-run.
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For Single People Who Still Understand The Value of Relationships (Rob Hill Sr.)

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For Single People Who Still Understand The Value of Relationships

“‘For Single People Who Still Understand the Value of Relationships’ is everything that it appears to be. This book gives vital insight on the different dynamics of relationships and love in an uncanny fashion. Relationship expert, Rob Hill, is setting a new standard for singles, new couples, as well as seasoned lovers. Not only will they value relationships more, they’ll have a better understanding of what it takes to date, relate, and grow as individuals to better their chances of finding, enjoying, and sustaining a healthy relationship in today’s times. Continue reading…

How to Make Someone Fall in Love with You in 90 Minutes or Less (Nicholas Boothman)

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How to Make Someone Fall in Love with You in 90 Minutes or Less

“Building on the power of first impressions, Nicholas Boothman shows how to find and meet the love of your life—and have that person fall in love with you—in a mere 90 minutes, or approximately the time it takes to have a first dinner date. Now in paperback, this follow-up to his bestselling How to Make Someone Like You in 90 Seconds or Less is updated throughout with information on Internet dating, bringing together all of Mr. Continue reading…

Surrender (The Steel Brothers Saga Book 6) (Helen Hardt)

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Surrender (The Steel Brothers Saga Book 6)

“Jonah Steel has fallen in love with Melanie Carmichael but refuses to make a commitment until he has solved the mystery of his family’s past. A new threat has surfaced, and he needs to eliminate it.

Melanie loves Jonah but has yet to surrender completely to his needs. Still, she wants a promise that he can’t yet make. While the ghosts of her past still hover around her, she joins him on his quest for answers. Continue reading…