Renee Evans has a knack for trouble. After walking in on her best friend and boyfriend in bed together, twenty-five year-old Renee flees her dream job as a music journalist in sunny Los Angeles and returns to her hometown of Boston – only to meet Dylan Cavallari, the mysterious, aspiring musician who lives in her apartment building.
Dylan’s piercing gaze and womanizing demeanor make him exactly the type of guy that Renee should steer clear of – which is most likely the reason she falls for him. But when Renee’s troublesome ex comes back and threatens to drive her and Dylan apart, Renee is forced to face her past and save her relationship with Dylan before it's too late.
Sound Bites is a novel about love, friendship, betrayal, forgiveness, and the power of music to help you find your way.
What do you do when you fall in love with your best friend's boyfriend?
That is the question that twenty-six year-old Justine Sterling has been asking herself ever since the day she met David Whitman, her best friend Renee's boyfriend. Justine is determined to ignore her growing feelings for the irresistibly charming David, until one night, when she finds herself in the bed of the one person she should stay away from.
When Justine and David's affair ends in heartbreak, Justine is forced to repair the damaged friendship with her best friend. In doing so, she learns that right and wrong decisions aren't always black and white, and sometimes you have to follow your heart to see where it leads.
Intelligent and fiercely independent, sixteen-year-old Mia Marchette has never had a childhood. After her father’s disappearance when she was six, she has alone borne the burden of her mother’s bipolar disorder.
When her mother is institutionalized after a failed suicide attempt, Mia is abruptly forced to live with the estranged father she has not known for ten years. She is shocked to discover that he has created a new, picture-perfect life for himself, and is now living with a stepmother and a half-sister Mia never knew she had. Together, Mia and her new family must face the bitterness, mistakes, and long-hidden secrets that threaten to destroy their precarious happiness.
Finding Mia follows Mia's journey as she searches to find the unanswered questions from her past, leading to her own self-discovery.
Ultimately, this is a story of confronting pain and finding freedom, of letting go and learning to search for love in unexpected places.
A self-proclaimed health food enthusiast, Rachel Burke has spent years compiling recipes for her food blog, The Skinny Chick’s Cookbook, her collection of easy, all-natural recipes that contain 10 ingredients or less. Rachel’s goal is to inspire others to maintain a healthy lifestyle by featuring recipes that are not only healthy and tasty, but also easy to cook!
The Skinny Chick’s Cookbook contains 75 recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers, desserts and snacks, drinks and smoothies, and even low-calorie cocktails! This book includes healthier versions of your daily meals and everyday junk food that are quick and easy to prepare, and that you don’t have to feel guilty eating!
All recipes are free of refined sugars and flours and contain no artificial dyes or chemicals – just 100% all-natural, whole foods. Most of the recipes are dairy-free and gluten-free, or contain dairy-free and gluten-free alternatives for those on a restricted diet.
Rachel believes that the trick to maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not to deprive yourself of the foods you’re craving, but instead, to create lighter, all-natural versions of those foods.
For anyone who wants to eat healthy food that is also delicious and easy to make, The Skinny Chick’s Cookbook is a must-have!