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Bliss

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ISBN10 : 1466887125

Publisher : St. Martin\'s Press

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Shay Mitchell, star of ABC Family's #1 rated show Pretty Little Liars, and best friend Michaela Blaney team up to write this sharp, sexy, and entertaining romp through the imperfect world of 21-year-old BFFs Sophia, Demi, and Leandra. Sophia Marcus, 21, has already mapped out every aspect of her glamorous life as a Hollywood actor on her vision board. But her life right now in Toronto is anything but exciting. Attending fruitless auditions during the day and working at a douche-y club at night, Sophia is starting to feel like she's going nowhere...slowly. Demi Michaels, Sophia's best friend, didn't go to college after high school. Short of ideas for her own future, she puts her energy into building the perfect relationship with an older man. And when that relationship crashes and burns, Demi is left to pick up the pieces. Sophia's friend (and Demi's frenemy) Leandra Hunting doesn't give a crap about hard work or a loving relationship. She has other plans for her future. After college graduation, Leandra sets out to travel the world in the yachts, planes and limos of ridiculously wealthy men. Will any of them be able to show her what love really means-if she can take off her Chanel sunglasses long enough to see it? Set in the exotic, intoxicating worlds of Hollywood, Thailand, and London, Shay Mitchell and Michaela Blaney's Bliss paints a relatable portrait of life in your early twenties with equal parts optimism and fear, hope and disappointment, expectation and reality. It's the Age of Uncertainty when you can count on nothing, but, if you're lucky enough to have one truly great friend, you can survive just about anything.

Bliss

Author : Kathryn Littlewood

ISBN10 : 0062084259

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1948

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Book Summary: The perfect novel for young readers who love baking and magic! Rosemary Bliss's family has a secret. It's the Bliss Cookery Booke—an ancient, leather-bound volume of enchanted recipes like Singing Gingersnaps. Rose and her siblings are supposed to keep the Cookery Booke locked away while their parents are out of town, but then a mysterious stranger shows up. "Aunt" Lily rides a motorcycle and also whips up exotic (but delicious) dishes for dinner. Soon boring, non-magical recipes feel like life before Aunt Lily—a lot less fun. So Rose and her siblings experiment with just a couple of recipes from the forbidden Cookery Booke. A few Love Muffins and Cookies of Truth couldn't cause too much trouble . . . could they? Kathryn Littlewood's culinary caper blends rich emotional flavor with truly enchanting wit, yielding one heaping portion of hilarious family adventure.

Bliss #8 (of 8)

Author : Sean Lewis

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Image Comics

Number of Pages : 24

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: THE FINAL ISSUE. The acclaimed maxi-series comes to its conclusion as Benton and Perry return to Feral City to face the families of those Benton murdered. Will forgiveness be gained? Will Benton's death finally come to him?

The Geography of Bliss

Author : Eric Weiner

ISBN10 : 0446511072

Publisher : Twelve

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Travel

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Book Summary: Part travel memoir, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the reader across the globe to investigate not what happiness is, but WHERE it is. Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic country in the world? Do citizens of Qatar, awash in petrodollars, find joy in all that cash? Is the King of Bhutan a visionary for his initiative to calculate Gross National Happiness? Why is Asheville, North Carolina so damn happy? In a unique mix of travel, psychology, science and humor, Eric Weiner answers those questions and many others, offering travelers of all moods some interesting new ideas for sunnier destinations and dispositions.

Bliss Carman

Author : Gerald Lynch

ISBN10 : 0776602861

Publisher : University of Ottawa Press

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: The tarnished reputation of this turn-of-the-century poet is persuasively burnished anew by fifteen scholars, editors, and poets.

This Is Bliss

Author : Bliss St. Quinton

ISBN10 : 1647020654

Publisher : Dorrance Publishing

Number of Pages : 78

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: This Is Bliss By: Bliss St. Quinton “What in the ghetto, whack, alternate version of my life is this? This Is Bliss? Nah, can't be. ’Cause I for damn sure would've done a better job. Right?” Smart, attractive in her own right, and cool, Bliss finds herself asking this as she grapples with one hot mess after another, sending her back to the beginning for answers. Can she find them in time before coming face to face with her old nemesis? And will it be enough? Told in a fresh, unique voice, This Is Bliss is far from your average coming-of-age, coming-out adventure with its funny, raw grit and realness sure to appeal to adult, romance, poetry, erotica, and LGBTQIA genres alike.

Bliss

Author : Fraser Grace

ISBN10 : 1350257109

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

Number of Pages : 88

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: The water's here, just like us, but soon it'll be flowing past fresh flowers and new grass, and all the way out to the sea. Based on a short story by the brilliant but often overlooked Russian writer Andrey Platonov (1899-1951), Bliss is the tragi-comic tale of a young couple trying to build a life against the odds in the aftermath of the Russian civil war. As ex-soldier Nikita struggles to overcome what we now might recognise as PTSD, the play opens up into a colourful and strangely heart-warming kaleidoscope of stories, song, laughter and magic, as the survivors of years of devastating war and political revolution all strive to comprehend how society can recover from catastrophe, how real love has both passionate and practical faces, and how the future is only built by those who manage to survive their past. This boisterous play is published in Methuen Drama's Lost Plays series, celebrating new plays that had productions postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak and the global shutdown of theatre spaces.

Bliss, and Other Stories

Author : Katherine Mansfield

ISBN10 : 1513276190

Publisher : Graphic Arts Books

Number of Pages : 164

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1946

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Book Summary: When the day of Lord Saito Gonji’s birthday arrives, Gonji celebrates with dread, knowing that in a week, he will be married. Sent away in his youth for samurai training, and then to higher education, Gonji is very connected to his studies. After his intelligence is proven, his professors even tell Gonji that he would do great things for Japan one day. However, since he is the youngest son in his family, Gonji is expected to marry—a social expectation that he cannot get around. Now, on his birthday, he is expected to marry a childhood friend, Ohano in one week, which will greatly interfere with his studies. When his family notice how upset Gonji is over the arranged marriage, they grant him one week of pure freedom, allowing him to do whatever he chooses. Soon into the week, Gonji meets a famous dancer. Known by the stage name of Spider, the dancer was at the height of her career after being trained by the most celebrated geisha in Japan. When Spider and Gonji become intimate during the week, their fleeting encounter soon proves to complicate the plans Gonji’s parents made for him. Featuring complex and memorable characters as well as detailed descriptions of Japanese customs and landscapes, The Honorable Miss Moonlight depicts a vivid portrait of 20th century Japan. With themes of gender, sexuality, identity, and a close perspective of the honor/shame culture of Japan in the 1900s, The Honorable Miss Moonlight is as enlightening as it is entertaining. First published in 1912, The Honorable Miss Moonlight is one of Onoto Watanna’s most famous works, yet is rarely found in print. This special edition features a stunning cover design and is printed in an easy-to-read font. With these accommodations, this edition caters to contemporary readers by restoring the novel to modern standards while preserving the original intricacy of Onoto Watanna’s work.

BLISS

Author : Bliss Editorial Board

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Anurag Nath

Number of Pages : 46

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

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Book Summary: Bliss is a multilingual monthly magazine published in 4 different languages together in a single issue viz. English, Bengali, Hindi and Odia. This magazine is a beautiful amalgamation of Spirituality and Science as perceived and advocated by a Seer from the East, Sri Sri Thakur Anukulchandra.

Ember

Author : Chelle Bliss

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Bliss Ink

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: INKED PROTECTOR REUNITES WITH HOT SINGLE MOTHER. Rocco Caldo is tall, dark, and handsome, but not interested in love. Loyal to a fault, he can’t turn away an old friend in need or a beautiful woman on the run…especially when they have unfinished business. Rebel Bishop is a single mom, looking for shelter, not a handout. But when her path crosses with an old flame, they uncover an ember of passion that’s been smoldering inside them both for over a decade. Can they move beyond their tragic pasts, allowing the flame to burn bright into their future? Ember is the seventh full-length standalone novel in the Men of Inked Heatwave series by USA Today bestselling author Chelle Bliss. Men of Inked: Heatwave Series: Book 1 - Flame Book 2 - Burn Book 3 - Wildfire Book 4 - Blaze Book 5 - Ignite Book 6 - Spark Book 7 - Ember Book 8 - Singe Perfect for the fans of Lauren Blakely, Nana Malone, Meghan March, Penny Reid, Skye Warren, Kendall Ryan, Kennedy Fox, Lexi Blake, Carrie Ann Ryan, Katie McCoy, Corinne Michaels, Devney Perry, K. Bromberg, Marie Forece, Vi Keeland, Joanna Wylde, Jasinda Wilder, Meredith Wild, and Penelope Ward Topics: adult romance, family saga, men of inked series, siblings, alpha male, romantic suspense, happily ever after, usa bestselling romance, chelle bliss, long romance series, happily ever after, bad boy romance, tattooed bad boy romance, emotional read, men of inked, contemporary romance, dirty talking alpha, family saga, inspirational romance, single father, single father romance, inspirational romance, Harlequin Romance, single mom romance, single parent romance, reunited lovers, inspirational romance, protective alpha romance.

Impossible Bliss

Author : Lee Sheldon

ISBN10 : 0595780873

Publisher : iUniverse

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A golfer disappearing into thin air from a sand trap is more than new police chief Dan Shepard bargained for when he left the big city for the supposedly quiet resort town of Carmel, California. "Let me get this straight," Shepard said. "Not only does the victim vanish from the scene of the crime, and wind up someplace he really can't be, but somewhere along the way he changed his socks?" As if that problem wasn't enough, Shepard also has to contend with the constant interference of an irascible amateur sleuth, Herman de Portola Bliss. Bliss is an artist with no talent for painting, but an unerring eye for clues, and an even greater talent for getting into trouble. As the case twists and turns its way along the shores of scenic Monterey Bay, the mismatched pair finds themselves drawn into an edgy partnership confronted with more than one dead body. Even Bliss may not be good enough for this one.

Imperfect Bliss

Author : Susan Fales-Hill

ISBN10 : 1451623844

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Reality TV—Jane Austen Style Meet the Harcourts of Chevy Chase, Maryland. A respectable middle-class, middle-age, mixed-race couple, Harold and Forsythia have four eminently marriageable daughters—or so their mother believes. Forsythia named her girls after Windsor royals in the hopes that one day each would find her true prince. But princes are far from the mind of their second-born daughter, Elizabeth (AKA Bliss), who, in the aftermath of a messy divorce, has moved back home and thrown herself into earning her PhD. All that changes when a Bachelorette-style reality television show called The Virgin takes Bliss’s younger sister Diana as its star. Though she fights it at first, Bliss can’t help but be drawn into the romantic drama that ensues, forcing her to reconsider everything she thought she knew about love, her family, and herself. Fresh and engaging, Imperfect Bliss is a wickedly funny take on the ways that courtship and love have changed—even as they’ve stayed the same.

Mother of Bliss

Author : Lisa Lassell Hallstrom

ISBN10 : 9780195344318

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 328

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: This book examines the life of =Anandamay=i M=a, one of the most renowned Hindu holy women of modern times. Lisa Hallstrom paints a vivid portrait of this extraordinary woman, her ideas, and her continuing influence. In the process, the author sheds new light on important themes of Hindu religious life, including the centrality of the guru, the influence of living saints, and the apparent paradox of the worship of the divine feminine and the status of Hindu women.

The Bliss Experiment (with embedded videos)

Author : Sean Meshorer

ISBN10 : 1451684274

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Self-Help

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Book Summary: HAPPINESS IS GOOD. BLISS IS BETTER. We have a higher standard of living and more ways to instantaneously fulfill every desire than ever before. Then why are we unhappy? Because happiness isn’t what we really want. Happiness alone is fleeting and not deeply transformative. Bliss is a spiritual state where happiness, profound meaning, and enduring truth converge. With bliss comes an unshakable joy, a practical wisdom, and a lasting solution to our personal and planetary sufferings. Based on a successful seminar taught by Sean Meshorer, a leading spiritual teacher and New Thought minister, The Bliss Experiment contains dozens of stories of real people learning from everyday situations, backed by more than five hundred scientific studies. This is the one essential book that distills and unifies seemingly competing practices, philosophies, religions, and psychologies. Meshorer includes exercises that have worked time and again for people from all walks of life—including him. Meshorer suffers with severe chronic pain and is able to live his life to the fullest through the practices he shares here. Bliss helps with stress, anxiety, and depression. It makes people more successful, better able to see and seize opportunities, and build or improve relationships. Give these ideas and practices twenty-eight days of dedicated attention and you will see results. You only need a moment of bliss to benefit the rest of your life. The text includes links to bonus videos of Sean Meshorer expanding on the book’s themes and demonstrating the exercises.

Bliss Brain

Author : Dawson Church

ISBN10 : 1401957765

Publisher : Hay House, Inc

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

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Book Summary: Award Winner in the Science category of the 2020 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest Award-winning author and thought leader Dawson Church, Ph.D., blends cutting-edge neuroscience with intense firsthand experience to show you how you can rewire your brain for happiness-starting right now. Neural plasticity-the discovery that the brain is capable of rewiring itself-is now widely understood. But what few people have grasped yet is how quickly this is happening, how extensive brain changes can be, and how much control each of us has over the process. In Bliss Brain, famed researcher Dawson Church digs deep into leading-edge science, and finds stunning evidence of rapid and radical brain change. In just eight weeks of practice, 12 minutes a day, using the right techniques, we can produce measurable changes in our brains. These make us calmer, happier, and more resilient. When we cultivate these pleasurable states over time, they become traits. We don't just feel more blissful as a temporary state; the changes are literally hard-wired into our brains, becoming stable and enduring personality traits. The startling conclusions of Church's research show that neural remodeling goes much farther than scientists have previously understood, with stress circuits shriveling over time. Simultaneously, "The Enlightenment Circuit"-associated with happiness, compassion, productivity, creativity, and resilience-expands. During deep meditation, Church shows how "the 7 neurochemicals of ecstasy" are released in our brains. These include anandamide, a neurotransmitter that's been named "the bliss molecule" because it mimics the effects of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. It boosts serotonin and dopamine; the first is an analog of psilocybin, the second of cocaine. He shows how cultivating these elevated emotional states literally produces a self-induced high. While writing Bliss Brain, Church went through a series of disasters, including escaping seconds ahead of a California wildfire that consumed his home and office and claimed 22 lives. The fire triggered a painful medical condition and a financial disaster. Through it all, Church steadily practiced the techniques of Bliss Brain while teaching them to thousands of other people. This book weaves his story of resilience into the fabric of neuroscience, producing a fascinating picture of just how happy we can make our brains, no matter what the odds.

Living Bliss

Author : C. Norman Shealy, M.D./Ph.D.

ISBN10 : 1401942652

Publisher : Hay House, Inc

Number of Pages : 192

Category : Health & Fitness

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Book Summary: Almost a century of research has shown that the most conscientious individuals enjoy longer and healthier lives. The crucial feature of conscientiousness is the ability to be organized and responsible, which are the traits that contribute most positively to society in general. In this book, you will find the tools to accomplish this, which as a result will optimize your self-esteem, health, and longevity. During the 1960s, the use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) took acupuncture to a new level, revolutionizing pain management. Now the most important acupuncture advancement in 4,000 years is the activation of the hormone oxytocin, without needles or electrical stimulation. By using essential oils on acupuncture points, C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D., shows you how to create the bliss that enables you to fulfill your potential for conscientious living. Based on research of the past two decades, it is now possible for you to activate five specific acupuncture circuits. Using different blends of natural, essential oils, you can do your own transcutaneous acupuncture—with no needles and in only 30 seconds! In this wonderfully informative book, Dr. Shealy shares many intimate details about his fascinating and inspiring life, as well as explains the science and research behind his many cutting-edge advancements in holistic medicine.

Christmas Bliss

Author : Mary Kay Andrews

ISBN10 : 1250019737

Publisher : St. Martin\'s Press

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and Savannah was breezy But there's trouble afoot - and it's heading toward Weezie. Seems BeBe's been holding a big secret back that would make Santa's reindeer stop dead in their tracks. Can these two best friends wriggle out of these twists? Will they do it in time to ensure CHRISTMAS BLISS? Return to the wonderful world of Mary Kay Andrews' Savannah with Christmas Bliss.

Mrs. Ted Bliss

Author : Stanley Elkin

ISBN10 : 1453204229

Publisher : Open Road Media

Number of Pages : 294

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: National Book Critics Circle Award Winner: This funny, poignant novel about the misadventures of a Miami Beach widow is “brilliant” (Los Angeles Times). After her beloved husband dies of cancer, Dorothy Bliss is consigned to a life of tedium, waiting out her remaining years in a Miami beachside community shared precariously by its Jewish and Latino residents. When Dorothy attends a series of parties intended to lighten the community’s racial tensions, she is unwittingly pulled into a world of drug smuggling, con artistry, and underground gambling—and a series of adventures that will renew her passion for life. At once heartfelt and hilarious, Mrs. Ted Bliss is a captivating novel of an ordinary woman in extraordinary circumstances, reconciling the regrets of her past and rediscovering adventure in the twilight of her life. This ebook features rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate and from the Stanley Elkin archives at Washington University in St. Louis.

Essays in Honour of Michael Bliss

Author : E.A. Heaman,Alison Li,Shelley McKellar

ISBN10 : 1442691166

Publisher : University of Toronto Press

Number of Pages : 464

Category : History

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Book Summary: A leading public intellectual, Michael Bliss has written prolifically for academic and popular audiences and taught at the University of Toronto from 1968 to 2006. Among his publications are a comprehensive history of the discovery of insulin, and major biographies of Frederick Banting, William Osler, and Harvey Cushing. The essays in this volume, each written by former doctoral students of Bliss, with a foreword by John Fraser and Elizabeth McCallum, do honour to his influence, and, at the same time, reflect upon the writing of history in Canada at the end of the twentieth century. The opening essays discuss Bliss's career, his impact on the study of history, and his academic record. Bliss himself contributes an autobiographical essay that strengthens our understanding of the business of scholarship, teaching, and writing. In the second section, the contributors interrogate public mythmaking in the relationship between politics and business in eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century Canada. Further sections investigate the relationship between fatherhood, religion, and historiography, as well as topics in health and public policy. A final section on 'Medical Science and Practice' deals with subjects ranging from early endocrinology, lobotomy, the mechanical heart, and medical biography as a genre. Going beyond a collection of dedicatory essays, this volume explores the wider subject of writing social and medical history in Canada in the late twentieth century.