In "I’m Glad My Mom Died", Jeanette McCurdy describes her life starting from her early childhood the to late Twenties, how she got into acting and how she had to deal with an eating disorder, alcoholism, and her mom.
Immanuelle lives in Bethel with her grandparents, her aunt Anna and her nieces Hope and Grace. One day she is supposed to sell the family‘s ram, which escapes from Immanuelle‘s grip and flees into the supposedly cursed Darkwoods. The girl follows the ram and experiences something that brings Bethel the plagues. To stop them from happening, Immanuelle has to figure out who she really is.
Nora believes she is living a miserable life where nothing goes right. She almost got married, almost was in a successful band, almost studied glaciers and almost went on a trip to Australia with her best friend. Now, sitting lonely and depressed in a flat in a small English town, full with regrets, Nora decides she can‘t live like this anymore and decides to die. After taking an overdose of sleeping pills, she wakes up in the middle of the Midnight library where her former school librarian Mrs. Elm greets her and tells her that each book in the library is a life that she could have lived. Now she gets the chance to live them and see what her so called root life could be.
At age thirteen, Theo Decker is involved in a life-changing catastrophe that draws him and The Goldfinch, an oil on canvas painting by Carel Fabritius, together. Through the years of Theo growing up, he finds solace in this picture, even so much, that he goes through lengths to ensure the safety of the painting, for whatever cost.
Es ist das Jahr 1916 und die Blütezeit des Stummfilmes in den USA. Mary Pickford ist die bekannteste und beliebteste Stummfilmschauspielerin der Nation. Gefangen in einer unglücklichen Ehe, verliebt sie sich in Schauspieler Douglas Fairbanks, welcher jedoch ebenfalls unglücklich verheiratet ist. Die Öffentlichkeit darf jedoch nichts von der Affäre erfahren, da es Marys' Karriere zerstören könnte, welche sie sich mühsam aufgebaut hatte.
Working as a person who tidies up people‘s messes, Liv is forced due to lack of money to stay with their parents in Berlin. Due to not having enough job opportunities in that field, Liv takes a job at an ad agency where she needs to work with her former childhood crush Flo, who seems to be more accomplished than her. Little does she know that his marriage is falling apart and all he cares is about his little daughter.
Michael Buchinger behandelt in seinem neuen Buch „Hasst du noch alle?!“ 333 Dinge, die er hasst. Hass ist zwar ein starkes Wort, aber es verbindet genauso wie positive Gemeinsamkeiten, denn wenn man sich nicht gemeinsam über X beliebige Dinge beklagen kann, wo bleibt dann noch der Spaß?
Six criminals plan to break into an unbreakable prison to break out a scientist to stop spreading a drug that might be the end of all.
Hanna Schuster is found dead, apparently having slipped, hit her head and frozen to death. But on the same day, she had arranged something with her granddaughter and also had arranged a coffee meeting. Theres Hack and her father Josef Hack, who were friends with Hanna, find the matter strange, and they begin to get to the bottom of Hanna's death.
When Simon Basset comes to town as the new Duke of Hastings, all the mothers try to marry off their daughters to him. Not one girl seems to hold Simon's interest long enough until he stumbles across Daphne Bridgerton, whome he meets when she punched overly affectionate Nigel Berbrooke a little bit too hard.