Finding Me

Finding Me
Author: Viola Davis
Release: 2022-04-26
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 282
ISBN: 9780063037335
Language: en
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OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A HARPERS BAZAAR BEST BOOK OF 2022 • A PARADE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • A MARIE CLAIRE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK “It’s clear from the first page that Davis is going to serve a more intimate, unpolished account than is typical of the average (often ghost-written) celebrity memoir; Finding Me reads like Davis is sitting you down for a one-on-one conversation about her life, warts and all.”—USA Today “[A] fulfilling narrative of struggle and success….Her gorgeous storytelling will inspire anyone wishing to shed old labels.”—Los Angeles Times In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life-changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and beyond. This is the path I took to finding my purpose but also my voice in a world that didn’t always see me. As I wrote Finding Me, my eyes were open to the truth of how our stories are often not given close examination. We are forced to reinvent them to fit into a crazy, competitive, judgmental world. So I wrote this for anyone running through life untethered, desperate and clawing their way through murky memories, trying to get to some form of self-love. For anyone who needs reminding that a life worth living can only be born from radical honesty and the courage to shed facades and be . . . you. Finding Me is a deep reflection, a promise, and a love letter of sorts to self. My hope is that my story will inspire you to light up your own life with creative expression and rediscover who you were before the world put a label on you.

Finding Me

Finding Me
Author: Michelle Knight
Release: 2014-05-06
Editor: Hachette Books
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781602862678
Language: en
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller and inspirational memoir by Michelle Knight, whose survival story gripped the world and continues to inspire and offer hope. Michelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed by Gina DeJesus in 2004. Their escape on May 6, 2013, made headlines around the world. Barely out of her own tumultuous childhood, Michelle was estranged from her family and fighting for custody of her young son when she disappeared. Local police believed she had run away, so they removed her from the missing persons lists fifteen months after she vanished. Castro tormented her with these facts, reminding her that no one was looking for her, that the outside world had forgotten her. But Michelle would not be broken. In Finding Me, Michelle will reveal the heartbreaking details of her story, including the thoughts and prayers that helped her find courage to endure her unimaginable circumstances and now build a life worth living. By sharing both her past and her efforts to create a future, Michelle becomes a voice for the voiceless and a powerful symbol of hope for the thousands of children and young adults who go missing every year.

Find Me

Find Me
Author: André Aciman
Release: 2019-10-29
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780374722104
Language: en
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A New York Times Bestseller In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting. No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me by Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book Review). Nearly three quarters of a million copies have been sold, and the book became a much-loved, Academy Award–winning film starring Timothée Chalamet as the young Elio and Armie Hammer as Oliver, the graduate student with whom he falls in love. In Find Me, Aciman shows us Elio’s father, Samuel, on a trip from Florence to Rome to visit Elio, who has become a gifted classical pianist. A chance encounter on the train with a beautiful young woman upends Sami’s plans and changes his life forever. Elio soon moves to Paris, where he, too, has a consequential affair, while Oliver, now a New England college professor with a family, suddenly finds himself contemplating a return trip across the Atlantic. Aciman is a master of sensibility, of the intimate details and the emotional nuances that are the substance of passion. Find Me brings us back inside the magic circle of one of our greatest contemporary romances to ask if, in fact, true love ever dies.

There You ll Find Me

There You ll Find Me
Author: Jenny B. Jones
Release: 2011-10-03
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781401686598
Language: en
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Grief brought Finley Sinclair to Ireland. Love will lead her home. Eighteen-year-old Finley Sinclair is witty, tough, talented, and driven. With an upcoming interview at the Manhattan music conservatory, she just needs to finish composing her audition piece. But her creativity disappeared with the death of her older brother, Will. She decides to take a break and study abroad, following Will’s travel journal to Ireland. Her brother felt closest to God there, and she hopes to find peace about his death. Meanwhile, Beckett Rush—teen heartthrob and Hollywood bad boy—is flying to Ireland to finish filming his latest vampire movie. On the flight, he bumps into Finley—the one girl who seems immune to his charm. Undeterred, Beckett convinces Finley to strike an unconventional bargain. As Finley deals with the loss of her brother, the pressures of school, and her impending audition, she wonders if an unlikely romance is blossoming between her and Beckett. Then she experiences something that radically changes her perspective on life. Has everything she’s been looking for been with her all along? Praise for There You’ll Find Me: “And that’s why I think it works so well . . . It manages to be relatable despite the unique circumstances, despite the characters being people in the public eye, despite it being set somewhere I’ve never been. What so many YAs can’t achieve in the most everyday settings with the most everyday characters, There You’ll Find Me does.” —School Library Journal Finding You—the movie based on There You’ll Find Me—is in theaters May 14 starring Rose Reid, Jedidiah Goodacre, Katherine McNamara, and Saoirse-Monica Jackson Contemporary YA Stand-alone novel Book length: 78,000 words Includes discussion questions for book clubs

Me to We

Me to We
Author: Craig Kielburger,Marc Kielburger
Release: 2006
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 308
ISBN: 9780743298315
Language: en
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Imagine waking up every morning believing that your actions can make a significant change in the world. For everyone who has ever yearned for a better life and a better world, the authors share a blueprint for personal and social change that has the power to transform lives, one act at a time. Through inspirational stories from all walks of life, the Kielburgers reveal that a more fulfilling path is ours for the taking when we find the courage to reach out. This book describes an approach to life that leads us to recognize what is truly valuable, make new decisions about the way we want to live, and redefine the goals we set for ourselves and the legacy we want to leave. Above all, it creates new ways of measuring meaning, happiness, and success in our lives, and makes these elusive goals attainable.--From publisher description.

If You Find Me

If You Find Me
Author: Emily Murdoch
Release: 2013-03-26
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781250021533
Language: en
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NOW INCLUDING A BRAND-NEW EPILOGUE! There are some things you can't leave behind... In If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch, a broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence; the one bright spot is Carey's younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for her very survival. All they have is each other, as their mentally ill mother comes and goes with greater frequency. Until that one fateful day their mother disappears for good, and two strangers arrive. Suddenly, the girls are taken from the woods and thrust into a bright and perplexing new world of high school, clothes and boys. Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her ten years ago, while haunted by a past that won't let her go... a dark past that hides many a secret, including the reason Jenessa hasn't spoken a word in over a year. Carey knows she must keep her sister close, and her secrets even closer, or risk watching her new life come crashing down.

Find Me

Find Me
Author: André Aciman
Release: 2020-05-07
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0571356508
Language: en
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Elio believes he has left behind his first love - but as an affair with an older man intensifies, his thoughts turn to the past and to Oliver. Oliver, a college professor, husband and father, is preparing to leave New York. The imminent trip stirs up longing and regret, awakening an old desire and propelling him towards a decision that could change everything. In Call Me By Your Name, we fell in love with Oliver and Elio. Find Me returns to these unforgettable characters, exploring how love can ripple out from the past and into the future.

Finding Me

Finding  Me
Author: Inocencia Tupas Malunes
Release: 2020-04-27
Editor: FriesenPress
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781525568916
Language: en
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WE ARE EACH PRESENTED WITH OPPORTUNITIES IN LIFE, how we respond to them can make a world of difference in both our material circumstances and our overall well-being. Finding “Me” proves just that. This autobiography traces the life of Inocencia Tupas Malunes from her birthplace in the rural Philippines to landed immigrant in Vancouver, Canada. While this is not a particularly unusual journey these days, Ms. Malunes’ story explores and demonstrates her willingness to seize opportunity wherever it might appear and to extract value where many would fail to see it. Ms. Malunes saw opportunity in a canning factory, in sewing curtains and cushion covers, in working as a domestic and as a nanny, in apprenticeships, and in hotel housekeeping. Along the way, prosperity grew, and Ms. Malunes flourished. In the process, a glorious variety of people passed through her life. Inocencia found friends and companions in each development. Despite some daunting challenges, she seems always to have fun—even when the fun is something as ordinary as cooking a meal or caring for a loved one. Undergirding all of her abilities and attitudes are her fundamental beliefs in hard work, treating people fairly, and a universal oneness that can help each of us find our way. Finding “Me” is the captivating tale of an anything-but-ordinary woman.

Finding Me

Finding Me
Author: Stephanie Rose
Release: 2016-05-23
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1532922280
Language: en
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Abandoned by a father who didn't want me. Cherished by a stepfather, though I wasn't his. Shattered by a boy who swore he loved me. But I belonged nowhere, to no one. Then I met Owen, the sweet-talking hockey player who made me love him. He gave me the courage to trust in someone besides myself. He showed me a love I longed for. When an unwanted ghost comes knocking on my door, my heartbreaking history threatens to repeat itself. But where do I turn if I lose everyone? And how do I find where I belong, when I'm still Finding Me?

Finding Me

Finding Me
Author: Faith Gibson
Release: 2017-02-10
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1542830737
Language: en
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Andy Holcomb, heir apparent to the Holcomb Oil Empire, is keeping a secret from his family. When his "good old boy" grandfather uncovers it, Andy is tossed out and disinherited. With nothing but forty bucks and some clothes, Andy leaves Texas and joins the Marines. Bryan Moore grew up in the projects of Chicago, the oldest son of a mixed-race father and white mother. When tragedy strikes his family, Bryan does his best to help his hard-working mom raise his three siblings. After high school, Bryan joins the Marines so he can send money home to continue helping his family. After proudly serving their country for eight years then spending six months unable to find employment, a chance meeting at the VA brings Bryan and Andy together when a stranger offers them a job on a cattle farm. Both Andy and Bryan eagerly jump at the opportunity. A bond of friendship is immediately formed, and though Andy is gay and Bryan considers himself straight, it holds no judgment. Spending all of their time living and working together tests their relationship on many levels. Andy knows what he wants even though he's not Bryan's type. Bryan is confused by his changing feelings for Andy though he can't deny the attraction. Neither one is willing to wreck the best friendship they've ever had. Finding Me follows Bryan and Andy's story after the Marines. While books 1 and 2 can be read as standalones, Finding Me runs concurrently with Release Me, therefore it is best if you've read Book 2 before diving into Finding Me.

Find Me

Find Me
Author: Alafair Burke
Release: 2022-01-11
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 267
ISBN: 9780062853387
Language: en
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“Alafair Burke's latest propulsive thrill-ride is a suspenseful, twisty mystery about memory, friendship and secrets. A page-turner of the highest order.” -Laura Dave, author of The Last Thing He Told Me The disappearance of a young woman leaves her best friend reeling and an NYPD homicide detective digging into her own past in this twisty mystery about the power of female friendships. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Better Sister and The Wife. Some pasts won’t stay forgotten . . . She calls herself Hope Miller, but she has no idea who she actually is. Fifteen years ago, she was found in a small New Jersey town thrown from an overturned vehicle, with no clue to her identity. Doctors assumed her amnesia was a temporary side effect of her injuries, but she never regained her memory. Hope eventually started a new life with a new name in a new town that welcomed her, yet always wondered what she may have left behind—or been running from. Now, she’s leaving New Jersey to start over once again. Manhattan defense lawyer Lindsay Kelly, Hope’s best friend and the one who found her after the accident, understands why Hope wants a new beginning. But she worries how her friend will fare in her new East Hampton home, far away from everything familiar. Lindsay’s worst fears are confirmed when she discovers Hope has vanished without a trace—the only lead a drop of blood found where she was last seen. Even more ominously, the blood matches a DNA sample with a connection to a notorious Kansas murderer. With nowhere else to turn, Lindsay calls NYPD homicide detective Ellie Hatcher, the daughter of the cop who dedicated his life to hunting the Kansas killer. Ellie has always believed there was more to the story of her father’s death twenty years earlier—and she now fears that Hope’s recent disappearance could be related. In pursuit of answers, the women search for the truth beneath long-buried secrets. And when their searches converge, what they find will upend everything they’ve ever known.

Find Me

Find Me
Author: Laura van den Berg
Release: 2015-02-17
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780374710606
Language: en
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After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel—a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. Joy has no one. She spends her days working the graveyard shift at a grocery store outside Boston and nursing an addiction to cough syrup, an attempt to suppress her troubled past. But when a sickness that begins with memory loss and ends with death sweeps the country, Joy, for the first time in her life, seems to have an advantage: she is immune. When Joy's immunity gains her admittance to a hospital in rural Kansas, she sees a chance to escape her bleak existence. There she submits to peculiar treatments and follows seemingly arbitrary rules, forming cautious bonds with other patients—including her roommate, whom she turns to in the night for comfort, and twin boys who are digging a secret tunnel. As winter descends, the hospital's fragile order breaks down and Joy breaks free, embarking on a journey from Kansas to Florida, where she believes she can find her birth mother, the woman who abandoned her as a child. On the road in a devastated America, she encounters mysterious companions, cities turned strange, and one very eerie house. As Joy closes in on Florida, she must confront her own damaged memory and the secrets she has been keeping from herself.

Come Find Me

Come Find Me
Author: Megan Miranda
Release: 2019
Editor: Crown Books For Young Readers
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780525578291
Language: en
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Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Kennedy Jones and seventeen-year-old Nolan Chandler are drawn together by strange signals related to family tragedies, and find they are more connected than they could have imagined.

Finding Me

Finding Me
Author: Darnella Ford
Release: 2011-05-26
Editor: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780758273765
Language: en
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A Southern coming-of-age. . ..Ford's Shreveport is an unforgiving place—swampy, seductive and judgmental—that's reflected in her blunt but intoxicating prose. —Publishers Weekly Eleven-year-old Blaze James and her twin sister, Aerial, know two things beyond a doubt. They're two of the prettiest girls in Shreveport, Louisiana, and they'll always be there for each other. Then one night, a gas explosion leaves their father dead and Aerial severely burned, changing their lives forever. While Aerial goes with their mother to Baton Rouge for treatment, Blaze stays behind with a neighbor. Free-spirited and unconventional, Felicity Hardaway opens Blaze's eyes to a whole new world, inspiring her to explore her own budding desires. . .and the answers she finds will bring passion, betrayal, and a love beyond expectations. "A southern-set, fast-moving coming-of-age tale with the immediacy of informal storytelling and intimate conversation somewhat like Alice Walker's The Color Purple. . ..A riveting tale of aching love, deceit, and shifting points on the continuum of human sexuality." —Booklist "A startling, provocative novel. . ..A story that is as unexpected as it is entertaining." —APOOO BookClub "A witty and talented author with a knack for creating unforgettable characters." —Zane "Ford creates unpretentious, gritty masterpieces." —Upscale

When You Find Me

When You Find Me
Author: P. J. Vernon
Release: 2018-10-09
Editor: Crooked Lane Books
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781683317500
Language: en
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For fans of S. J. Watson and Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects, comes a chilling look at marriage and madness from a talented new voice in psychological suspense. Her husband is missing. Visiting her family’s South Carolina estate, socialite Gray Godfrey wakes from a night out to an empty bed. Her husband Paul is gone and a thrashing hangover has wiped her memory clean. At first, she’s relieved for the break from her tumultuous marriage; perhaps Paul just needed some space. But when his car is found abandoned on the highway, Gray must face the truth: Paul is gone. And Gray may not want him found. Her life is unraveling. When a stranger named Annie calls claiming to know Paul’s whereabouts, Gray reluctantly accepts her help. But this ally is not what she seems: soon Annie is sending frightening messages and revealing disturbing secrets only Gray could know. As Annie’s threats escalate and Gray’s grip on reality begins to slip, the life she thought she had and the dark truth she’s been living begin to merge, leaving an unsettling question: What does Annie want? And what will she do to get it? A chilling look at marriage, madness, and the lives we think we lead, When You Find Me is a daring debut from a talented new voice in psychological suspense.

Inspire Me Well Finding Motivation to Take Control of Your Health

Inspire Me Well  Finding Motivation to Take Control of Your Health
Author: Lisa Bélanger
Release: 2014
Editor: Insomniac Press
Pages: 213
ISBN: 9781554830978
Language: en
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Don t Try To Find Me

Don t Try To Find Me
Author: Holly Brown
Release: 2014-07-08
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780062305862
Language: en
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When a fourteen-year-old runs away, her parents turn to social media to find her—launching a public campaign that will expose their darkest secrets and change their family forever, in this suspenseful and gripping debut for fans of Reconstructing Amelia and Gone Girl. Don’t try to find me. Though the message on the kitchen white board is written in Marley’s hand, her mother Rachel knows there has to be some other explanation. Marley would never run away. As the days pass and it sinks in that the impossible has occurred, Rachel and her husband Paul are informed that the police have “limited resources.” If they want their fourteen-year-old daughter back, they will have to find her themselves. Desperation becomes determination when Paul turns to Facebook and Twitter, and launches FindMarley.com. But Marley isn’t the only one with secrets. With public exposure comes scrutiny, and when Rachel blows a television interview, the dirty speculation begins. Now, the blogosphere is convinced Rachel is hiding something. It’s not what they think; Rachel would never hurt Marley. Not intentionally, anyway. But when it’s discovered that she’s lied, even to the police, the devoted mother becomes a suspect in Marley’s disappearance. Is Marley out there somewhere, watching it all happen, or is the truth something far worse?

Finding Me Again

Finding Me Again
Author: Nancy S. Kay
Release: 2012-02
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1613467583
Language: en
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Are you living the life you were meant to live? In Finding Me Again: A Journey to an Authentic Life, licensed professional counselor and life coach Nancy S. Kay explores how to be true to yourself, and become the person you were meant to be. In this inspiring manual, you'll discover: —How to develop your true core values —How to uncover the deep inner needs that could guide you to true fulfillment —Why hope, forgiveness, gratitude and humility are the cornerstones to finding your authentic way of being —How to align your life with your authentic self We all long for authentic living, but often find it elusive and challenged in daily living. Yet authentic living actually leads to optimal living. In this inspirational book, Nancy Kay offers personal stories, useful tips and recipes for living more fully in a way that is practical and doable. AND the book remains a valuable resource of Nancy's coaching as you keep this book handy as a guidebook to authentic living. Dr. Patrick Williams EdD Master Certified Coach CEO, Institute for Life Coach Training

Lost In Between

Lost In Between
Author: K. L. Kreig
Release: 2017-02-13
Editor: Kl Kreig
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1943443238
Language: en
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We all have one. A price. That magic number that will get us to agree to do anything, be anything. Don't sit on your gold-plated high horse and say you don't because you do. Everyone does. Each of us has something we covet enough that we'd sell ourselves to have it. What's my tipping point, you ask? Apparently a cool quarter mil will do the trick. What does one do for 250 large, you wonder? Anything the infamous, gorgeous playboy of Seattle wants. For the next four months I'll be Shaw Mercer's arm candy, his beck and call girl, his faux girlfriend. I'll be his to command, mold, push and pull in any direction he sees fit. I'll fight falling into bed with him. I'll fight falling in love with him even harder. I'll fail at both. And when my past and present collide in the most unexpected of ways, I'll learn that while one man's love for me has never died, the only man's love I really want will never be mine. *Due to mature content, 18+ years only.

Find Me A Hide and Seek Book

Find Me  A Hide and Seek Book
Author: Anders Arhoj
Release: 2017-09-05
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
ISBN: 1452162549
Language: en
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This book has eyes—and an irresistible cover! Kids will delight in this innovative seek-and-find picture book that may be read from front to back and from back to front! Two adorable characters embark on an over-the-top game of hide-and-seek through eleven richly detailed scenes, including a lively neighborhood, a bustling shop, an offbeat office space, a festive concert, and more. Open the book from the front to search for one of the characters. Then, open the book from the back to search for the other. It's two hide-and-seek experiences in one book. As the characters move through each illustrated spread, their colors change, too, adding to the abundant fun.