The Sound of Glass

Author: Karen White
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698165854
Release Date: 2015-05-12
Genre: Fiction

The New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels explores a Southern family’s buried history, which will change the life of the woman who unearths it, secret by shattering secret. Two years after the death of her husband, Merritt Heyward receives unexpected news—Cal’s family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by his reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. In Beaufort, the secrets of Cal’s unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff. This unknown legacy, now Merritt’s, will change and define her as she navigates her new life—a life complicated by the arrival of her too young stepmother and ten-year-old half brother. Soon, in this house of strangers, Merritt is forced into unraveling the Heyward family past as she faces her own fears and finds the healing she needs in the salt air of the Lowcountry.

Summary of The Sound of Glass by Karen White Conversation Starters

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Publisher: BookHabits
ISBN: 9781537838939
Release Date: 2017-09-23
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Wenn die Nacht am hellsten ist

Author: Nadia Hashimi
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783732539604
Release Date: 2017-03-16
Genre: Fiction

Fereiba führt in Kabul ein glückliches Leben - bis die Taliban ihr die Arbeit als Lehrerin verbieten und ihren Mann hinrichten. Fereiba sieht sich gezwungen, mit ihren drei Kindern zu fliehen. Mithilfe von Schleppern und gefälschten Pässen will sie sich zu ihrer Schwester in London durchschlagen. Doch in Athen wird ihr ältester Sohn Saleem von der Familie getrennt. Schweren Herzens setzt Fereiba die Reise ohne ihn fort. Werden Mutter und Sohn sich jemals wiedersehen? "Ein wunderschöner Roman mit tiefgründigen Charakteren vor dem dramatischen Hintergrund einer Welt, die verrückt geworden ist. Eine Geschichte unserer Zeit." Bookreporter "Eine Geschichte, die von Herzen kommt. Sie erzählt von Mut inmitten einer Welt, der es an Mitgefühl mangelt." Toronto Star "Nadia Hashimi hat sich auf ihre afghanischen Wurzeln besonnen und vor allem eine einfühlsame und wunderschöne Familiengeschichte geschrieben. Ein schillerndes Porträt Afghanistans in all seiner Pracht." Khaled Hosseini über "Hinter dem Regenbogen"

The Sound of Glass A Novel by Karen White Conversation Starters

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Release Date: 2016-09-07
Genre: Study Aids

The Sound of Glass: by Karen White | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: Merritt Heyward had become a widow after her husband Cal's passing two years earlier. Suddenly, she receives news that will change her life forever. Cal's grandmother has passed away, and Merritt is the rightful heir to her house. Merritt decides to pack up her life in Maine and move to Beaufort, South Carolina. As soon as she arrives, the secrets that Cal kept about his family begin to reveal themselves. She meets Cal's brother, whom she is not fond of immediately. Things only become more complicated when her stepmother shows up on her doorstep with her half-brother Owen in tow. Merritt goes on a journey into the Heyward family's past while confronting her fears and finding peace. The Sound of Glass was chosen as a Goodreads Choice Nominee in 2015. EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Sound of Glass. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

The Sound of Glass A Novel By Karen White Trivia On Books

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Release Date: 2016-02-05
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Trivia-on-Book: The Sound of Glass by Karen White Take the fan-challenge yourself and share it with family and friends! The New York Times bestselling author, Karen White’s latest novel is a multigenerational family saga titled The Sound of the Glass. This emotionally rich story is about loss and, more importantly, love. A mystery lies in the attic of the old Heyward House in Beaufort, which drove the family to separate decades ago. The same mystery brings the family back together when Merritt Heyward unearths it. A gripping plot and White’s ingenuity make The Sound of the Glass a must read. Features You'll Discover Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Why you'll love Trivia-On-Books Trivia-On-Booksis an independently quiz-formatted trivia to your favorite books readers, students, and fans alike can enjoy. Whether you're looking for new materials or simply can't get enough of your favorite book, Trivia-On-Booksis an unofficial solution to provide a unique approach that is both insightful and educational. Promising quality and value, don't hesitate to grab your copy of Trivia-on-Books!

Conversations on the Sound of Glass a Novel by Karen White

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The Sound of Glass: by Karen White | Conversation Starters Limited Time Offer: $3.99 ($4.99) Merritt Heyward had become a widow after her husband Cal's passing two years earlier. Suddenly, she receives news that will change her life forever. Cal's grandmother has passed away, and Merritt is the rightful heir to her house. Merritt decides to pack up her life in Maine and move to Beaufort, South Carolina. As soon as she arrives, the secrets that Cal kept about his family begin to reveal themselves. She meets Cal's brother, whom she is not fond of immediately. Things only become more complicated when her stepmother shows up on her doorstep with her half-brother Owen in tow. Merritt goes on a journey into the Heyward family's past while confronting her fears and finding peace.The Sound of Glass was chosen as a Goodreads Choice Nominee in 2015. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: * Foster a deeper understanding of the book* Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups* Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately* Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen beforeDisclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Sound of Glass. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.Download your copy today for a Limited Time Discount: $3.99 ($4.99) Read it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet and Kindle devices.

Die Farben des Blutes 2 Gl sernes Schwert

Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: Carlsen
ISBN: 9783646927252
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

*** Die spannende Fortsetzung des New-York-Times- und Spiegel-Bestsellers DIE ROTE KÖNIGIN *** In letzter Sekunde wurden Mare und Prinz Cal von der Scharlachroten Garde aus der Todesarena gerettet. Die Rebellen hoffen, mit Hilfe der beiden den Kampf gegen die Silber-Herrschaft zu gewinnen. Doch Mare hat eigene Pläne. Gemeinsam mit Cal will sie diejenigen aufspüren, die sind wie sie: Rote mit besonderen Silber-Fähigkeiten. Denn auch der neue König der Silbernen, ihr einstiger Verlobter, hat es auf diese Menschen abgesehen. Aber schnell wird klar, dass er eigentlich nur eins will – und zwar um jeden Preis: Mare. --- Teil 2 der Serie "Die Farben des Blutes" - glasklar, facettenreich, aufregend und schnell

Throne of Glass 4 K nigin der Finsternis

Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 9783423430258
Release Date: 2016-11-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Der langersehnte vierte Band Celaena hat tödliche Wettkämpfe überlebt, ihr wurde das Herz gebrochen, sie hat sich den Schatten ihrer Vergangenheit gestellt und es überstanden. Jetzt kehrt sie zurück nach Adarlan. Aber nicht mehr als Celaena Sardothien, sondern als Aelin Galathynius, Königin von Terrasen. Doch bevor sie ihren Thron besteigen kann, muss sie noch offene Rechnungen begleichen. Da ist zum einen ihr alter Meister, der sie verraten hat. Und der König von Adarlan, der in seinem grenzenlosen Machthunger die Magie verbannt und den ganzen Kontinent unterworfen hat.

Trivia the Sound of Glass a Novel by Karen White Trivia On Books

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ISBN: 153779650X
Release Date: 2016-12-21
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Trivia-on-Book: The Sound of Glass by Karen White Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! The New York Times bestselling author, Karen White's latest novel is a multigenerational family saga titled The Sound of the Glass. This emotionally rich story is about loss and, more importantly, love. A mystery lies in the attic of the old Heyward House in Beaufort, which drove the family to separate decades ago. The same mystery brings the family back together when Merritt Heyward unearths it. A gripping plot and White's ingenuity make The Sound of the Glass a must read. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to The Sound of Glass by Karen White that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: * 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author * Insightful commentary to answer every question * Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group * Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!!

Throne of Glass 3 Erbin des Feuers

Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 9783423428552
Release Date: 2015-10-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Das Abenteuer geht weiter Celaena hat tödliche Wettkämpfe überlebt, ihr wurde das Herz gebrochen und sie hat es überstanden. Nun macht sie sich auf in ein neues, unbekanntes Land. Von den Salzminen Endoviers über das gläserne Schloss in Rifthold bis nach Wendlyn - ganz gleich, wohin Celaenas Weg führt, sie muss sich ihrer Vergangenheit stellen und dem Geheimnis ihrer Herkunft.

Schloss aus Glas

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 9783455810516
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Fiction

Jeannette Walls ist ein glückliches Kind: Sie hat einen Vater, der mit ihr auf Dämonenjagd geht, ihr die Physik erklärt und die Sterne vom Himmel holt. Da nimmt sie gerne in Kauf, immer mal wieder mit leerem Bauch ins Bett zu gehen, ihre egomanische Künstlermutter zu ertragen oder in Nacht-und-Nebel-Aktionen den Wohnort zu wechseln. Mit den Jahren allerdings werden die sozialen Verhältnisse schlimmer, die Sprüche des Vaters schaler und das Lügengebäude der Eltern so zerbrechlich wie das Schloss aus Glas, das der Vater jahrelang zu bauen versprochen hatte.

Greenglass House

Author: Kate Milford
Publisher: Verlag Freies Geistesleben
ISBN: 9783772541131
Release Date: 2016-10-07
Genre: Fiction

Greenglass House ist nicht irgendein Gasthaus. Es hat im Laufe der Jahre viele Schmuggler beherbergt und ist nur per Standseilbahn zu erreichen. Warum kommen dort mitten im tiefsten Winter lauter seltsame Gäste an? Milo, der chinesische Adoptivsohn der Pines, die das Gasthaus führen, glaubt nicht an einen Zufall – wer könnte das auch bei so vielen rätselhaften Diebstählen? So beginnt er seine Detektivarbeit ... Zusammen mit Meddy, der Tochter der Köchin, entschlüsselt Milo die Hinweise und löst beharrlich die Fäden des sich verdichtenden Gewebes von Geheimnissen. Wenn es ihnen gelingt, die Wahrheit über Greenglass House aufzudecken, erfahren sie vielleicht auch etwas über sich selbst. – So vielen originellen, mysteriösen Personen wie hier begegnet man selten in einem Buch.

Dornenm dchen

Author: Karen Rose
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 9783426428269
Release Date: 2015-09-25
Genre: Fiction

Ein Thriller mit Gänsehaut-Garantie rund um eine junge Frau, die von einem Alptraum in den nächsten gerät! Der SPIEGEL-Bestseller „Dornenmädchen“ ist der Auftakt einer neuen Serie aus der Feder der amerikanischen Autorin Karen Rose, die seit Jahren mit ihren Thrillern (wie „Todesstoߓ, „Todeskleid“ und „Todesherz“) große Erfolge feiert. Gnadenlos gejagt von einem Stalker, flieht die junge Psychotherapeutin Faith in das leerstehende Haus ihrer Familie in Cincinnati. Hier will sie einen Neuanfang wagen – doch ihre vermeintliche Zufluchtsstätte entpuppt sich als Ort des Schreckens. Im Keller der Villa werden Leichen gefunden, und Faith gerät ins Visier der Ermittler. Auch FBI-Agent Deacon Novak kann sie als Täterin nicht ausschließen, doch gleichzeitig fasziniert ihn die hübsche Zeugin. Gemeinsam betreten sie einen düsteren Pfad, der weit in Faith‘ Vergangenheit und auf die Spuren eines eiskalten Psychopathen und Killers führt.

Writings on Glass

Author: Richard Kostelanetz
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520214919
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Music

Philip Glass, composer of symphonies, operas (Einstein on the Beach, Akhnaten, Orphe), film scores (Kundun, Mishima, Koyaanisqatsi), songs, and music for dance is a musician who determined early on that he wanted to compose independently, apart from institutions. That decision has made him a controversial figure among academic musicians, in spite of his rigorous training at Juilliard, and with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Richard Kostelanetz has gathered a lively and varied collection of writings about Philip Glass's work, along with several interviews and a conversation between Glass and sculptor Richard Serra. The chronology of the works and discography have been updated for the paperback edition. Philip Glass, composer of symphonies, operas (Einstein on the Beach, Akhnaten, Orphe), film scores (Kundun, Mishima, Koyaanisqatsi), songs, and music for dance is a musician who determined early on that he wanted to compose independently, apart from institutions. That decision has made him a controversial figure among academic musicians, in spite of his rigorous training at Juilliard, and with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Richard Kostelanetz has gathered a lively and varied collection of writings about Philip Glass's work, along with several interviews and a conversation between Glass and sculptor Richard Serra. The chronology of the works and discography have been updated for the paperback edition.