A call informs Sarah Nealle her six-year-old daughter was in a school bus accident.
Her journey includes: Doctors. An epidural hematoma. Respirators. Apnea tests. Nationwide publicity. Political, moral, ethical, legal, social battles regarding organ transplantation. A family with disagreements.
The lonely decision: how to let her daughter die with dignity. Find out more at http://garybshelly.com/ Literary
In her newest YA novel, VASSA IN THE NIGHT, Sarah Porter has merged the dark, forested world of Russian folklore with the gritty, urban streets of Brooklyn to vibrant and dramatic effect.
In the enchanted kingdom of Brooklyn, the fashionable people put on cute shoes, go to parties in warehouses, drink on rooftops at sunset, and tell themselves they’ve arrived. Babs Yaga, the owner of the local convenience store, has a policy of beheading shoplifters—and sometimes innocent shoppers as well. So when Vassa’s stepsister sends her out for light bulbs in the middle of night, she knows it could easily become a suicide mission.
But Vassa has a bit of luck hidden in her pocket, a gift from her dead mother. Erg is a tough-talking wooden doll with sticky fingers, a bottomless stomach, and a ferocious cunning. With Erg’s help, Vassa just might be able to break the witch’s curse and free her Brooklyn neighborhood. But Babs won’t be playing fair….
Find out more at http://www.sarahporterbooks.com/ YA/Fantasy
WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced the winners of its 2016 Health Hero Awards (http://www.webmd.com/healthheroes/what-is-hero), recognizing individuals who are changing the healthcare landscape by meeting a health challenge and giving back to others. This year’s winners are Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, Ed Damiano, PhD, Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD and Trisha Prabhu.
On November 3, 2016, an accomplished and inspiring lineup of presenters and performers will gather to honor the winners at the 3rd Annual WebMD Health Hero Awards gala, hosted by Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts. This year’s presenters include David Krumholtz, Adam Savage, and Sarah Wynter, with musical performances by A Great Big World and Naturally 7.
To watch the red carpet arrivals as they happen live from the TimesCenter in New York City, follow WebMD on www.facebook.com/webmd beginning at 6:30 PM ET on November 3, and be sure to follow @WebMD on Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter for updates throughout the night with #HealthHeroes.
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Barcelona is hosting the third edition of the Wine & Culinary International Forum today, a biennial international conference dedicated to food and wine pairing promoted by Bodegas Torres. Over 250 professionals, including sommeliers, restaurant owners, distributors and journalists from almost 20 different countries, participated in the event. Celebrated in the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, it provided a forum in which to reflect and discuss the complementary relationship between wine and food under the heading “Wine and World Cuisines.”
The president of Bodegas Torres, Miguel A. Torres, opened the event, which featured talks, tastings and culinary demonstrations by a total of 20 national and international experts who are highly regarded in their fields. Among them, Josep Roca, sommelier at El Celler de Can Roca; the award winning wine-writer and journalist Sarah Jane Evans MW, an expert in Spanish wines as well as the former Chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine; the prestigious French enologist Pascal Chatonnet, one of the leading researchers into the microbiological factors involved in the interaction between wine and oak; Canadian researcher François Chartier, a pioneer in the aromatic science of molecular food matching since 2004 and author of Taste Buds and Molecules, world’s best innovative food 2010; the renowned French wine critic Michel Bettane; and the endocrinologist Dr. Francisco Tinahones, a researcher at the University of Malaga.
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Hallmark Cards, Inc. introduces the Sarah Jessica Parker Collection, a new offering of greeting cards, stationery and gift wrap, sold exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown® stores, to help women celebrate life’s joyous moments and find beauty, meaning and happiness in the little moments in between.
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Women in combat fight for more than just their lives. Being good isn’t always good enough, but these women battle for country, team and heart with guts and passion. Legendary Army medevac pilot Sarah Benson and U.S. Navy Seal Ethan Quinn team up in Risk Taker. Sarah and Ethan’s story continues in the heart pounding sequel Degree of Risk. Don’t miss the excitement of New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna’s Shadow Warrior series. http://www.LindsayMcKenna.com Romantic suspense, military suspense
There was something about Ellie. Something dangerous. Charismatic. Broken. Now Ellie’s dead and Jake, Sarah and Jess are left to pick up the pieces. All they have left are thirty-four clues she left behind. Thirty-four strips of paper hidden in a box beneath her bed. Thirty-four secrets of a brief and painful life. Learn more http://pages.simonandschuster.com/carmenrodrigues YA
Visit http://www.kimmcdougall.com/ today! This is not a romance. This is not the story of boy meets girl, boy wins girl. The Golden Hour goes beyond erotica and romance. Instead, it is an exploration of how sex defines us, particularly in those first years of sexual burgeoning when it is intoxicating and empowering. Sarah's life has been defined by the men in it. Now she must learn to define herself or forever live in the past. The Golden Hour is a story of the greatest love of all.
Actress and mother of two Sarah Michelle Gellar is joining March of Dimes and Sanofi Pasteur on the Sounds of Pertussis® Campaign to help raise awareness about pertussis, also known as whooping cough, and the importance of adult vaccination. Pertussis is on the rise across the U.S., and infants and young children may be most vulnerable.
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Celaena Sardothien, the land’s most feared assassin and enemy to the king, is summoned to the castle to compete for her freedom. But when her competitors start dying, Celaena’s fight turns into a battle for survival, and a desperate quest to root out the evil that could destroy her world. Learn more about this book http://www.facebook.com/THRONEOFGLASS and author http://sarahjmaas.com/ Fantasy