You Never Know

Tales of Tobias, an Accidental Lottery Winner

Author: Lilian Duval

Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.

ISBN: 1604945206

Category: Fiction

Page: 354

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Tobias Hillyer had a promising future until a car accident claimed the lives of his parents. Abandoning his dreams, he dropped out of college to take care of his orphaned, brain-damaged younger brother. Now in his late thirties, Tobias must struggle to provide for his family, working dead-end jobs that fall far short of the academic career he had imagined. Then he wins the lottery. His financial worries eliminated, Tobias anticipates nothing but smooth sailing ahead for himself and the people he loves. But he soon finds that his amazing stroke of luck may threaten everything he holds dear. Over peaks and valleys, this uplifting journey will challenge everything we think we know about luck, life, and what we value most. About the Author Lilian Duval is the author of the forthcoming story collection "Random Acts of Kindness." She is an amateur classical guitarist and a survivor of the 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Lilian and her husband live in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Praise for "You Never Know" Does chance rule our lives? Or do we overcome chance and rule ourselves? Those are the questions that underlie "You Never Know" ... Duval's book reminds us all that even in the face of good luck we must continue to take both hardiness and happiness seriously; they come as much from inside as out. -- "Jay Thomas, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, School of Professional Psychology, Pacific University"

You Never Know Until You Ask: Eighteen Women Divulge the Secrets of Successful Living to the Millennial Generation.

Author: Caroline Nixon

Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group

ISBN: 1936780240

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 60

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There is no time like your twenties. The freedom -- and the anxiety. The adventures and the disappointments. The world is at your fingertips... and now what do you do? One twentysomething had a feeling that other successful women could hold some answers. So she set to work, interviewing women from all walks of life, gleaning wisdom from their generation for ours. What she found in her mission were some great perspectives and answers the questions burning in so many young women -- what does it mean to really love yourself? How do I become a success? What does it mean to truly "get it?" With advice like setting goals, taking action, embracing conflict, and loving yourself and those around you, these women blaze a bold trail for future generations of our gender. They have truly discovered who they are, not who they hope to be. Sometimes surprising, sometimes funny, and always empowering, women share their stories with us, answering the questions that we would never know unless we ask.

You Never Know

Author: Don LoCicero

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1469744988

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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You Never Know depicts a world in which every question is an answer and every answer a new question, a world where nothing is certain except uncertainty. The reader will marvel at the incredible tale of the sweating corpse, suffer along with a young man who refuses to accept the fact that it is raining bananas, admire the perseverance of the shoemaker who invents a substance that makes heels invisible, shudder as voracious rats devour an unfortunate victim alive, and marvel as a nude defendant presents his case to a jury. LoCicero's satirical, philosophical, metaphysical romp spares no segment of society: the legal, medical, and theological experts are fair game, as are the reader and author themselves. LoCicero challenges us to do the most difficult thing of all: to think the unthinkable.

You Never Know

Author: Michael Jayne

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 146916969X

Category: Drama

Page: 164

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You Never Know contains two original Christian drama plays by teenager Michael Jayne, a student at Pike Christian Academy in Waverly, Ohio. The title play, You Never Know, is about events that may have taken place inside the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The play focuses on a group of office workers from the 98th floor and how the disaster effects their Christian beliefs. The second play in the book, listen., co-authored by another student at PCA, Alana Perry, centers around a teenage girl who moves to a new town after her parents separate. She struggles with the move and makes several wrong decisions until the friendship of a special Christian girl shows her the right direction.

You Never Know

Author: Isabel Huggan

Publisher: Vintage Canada

ISBN: 0307363929

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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You Never Know is the new collection of stories from Isabel Huggan, author of The Elizabeth Stories. Set in Canada, Kenya and France, the tales deal with the friendship of young girls, mother-daughter relationships and unresolved feelings between men and women. From the Trade Paperback edition.

You Never Know With Women

Author: James Hadley Chase

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426842430

Category: Fiction

Page: 249

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Veda Rux, a beautiful blonde, known professionally as a stripper, steals a priceless Cellini dagger from the safe in millionaire Lindsay Brett's home. Her agent, Cornelius Gorman, approaches Floyd Jackson, a private investigator and first-rate blackmailer, and asks him to return the dagger before the theft is discovered. Jackson should have known there was something wrong with the whole situation, but, blinded by the beauty of Veda and more money than he had ever seen, he agreed to the proposition. From the moment he fell in love with Veda, his doom was sealed—he was caught up in a relentless intrigue that made him a cat's-paw for murder.

You Never Know

Author: Claire Lorrimer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444752758

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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The incredible autobiography from Claire Lorrimer, bestselling romance novelist and daughter of 'Queen of Romance' Denise Robins. You Never Know is former WAAF officer and bestselling novelist Claire Lorrimer's autobiography, containing a graphic description of the six years she spent doing vitally secret work as a WAAF in the Fighter Command Filter Rooms in World War Two. It is the fascinating story of a life overflowing with adventure, humour, tragedy, love, joy and disasters. Claire paints vivid images of her childhood when her mother, the famous author Denise Robins, entertained pre-and post-war literati at her weekend country house parties. Armed with an old typewriter, a vivid imagination and a passion for life, Claire started writing books during the war. She has had a remarkable career and You Never Know is the intriguing story of a long and extraordinary life.

YOU NEVER KNOW WITH A GNOME

Author: Dick Anstis

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 149188410X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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"Here I stand by the garden path Covered in mud on my lower half But Chloe if you can make me laugh I'll make sure you will get a bath!"

You Never Know What You Don't Know

The Unwritten Rule of Business from A to Z

Author: Patricia Pitsel

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460254244

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

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It's as Easy as A-B-C... Common sense isn't automatic-it has to be learned. You Never Know What You Don't Know is a rare primer, designed to provide proven techniques that help young professionals discover and refine the art of getting along with their bosses, co-workers, and business colleagues. Each of the 26 chapters corresponds to a letter of the alphabet and each imparts time-tested wisdom that makes navigating office politics and skilful handling of work relationships accessible to all involved. Both managers and front-line workers will appreciate the easy-to-read format. Following narrative examples of problematic scenarios To Think About sections provide insight to enlighten readers on the core issues inherent in common problem areas. Each chapter concludes with a To Do segment that outlines appropriate strategies to nip problems in the bud. Rather than reading the book sequentially, it's easy for readers to pick and choose topics relevant to them at any given time. You Never Know What You Don't Know is sure to smooth operations in any office and improve success at all levels. It's just common sense....

You Never Know

Author: Krupa Kuruvilla

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1984561219

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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Young love can be so capricious. In one moment, you may have it all, and in the next, you may be left with nothing. Love takes Alankrita across two major cities as she deals with surprises and the chagrin life throws at her. Human emotions are so fragile, and so are relationships, which proves one thing: love cannot be forced.

If You Never Try, You Will Never Know

Ambition - Love - Destiny

Author: SAHIL MEHTA

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 1947137085

Category: Self-Help

Page: 226

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Robin, who gets inspired by his mother to become a musician, is forced by his father to pursue the education needed to join their family business. This compels him to leave home at the age of eighteen to follow his dreams. In few months of independent living, his over-ambitious dreams turn into an obsession, which gets even more intense when he falls into a drug addiction, and mysteriously unleashes a new side to his life. During this journey, he meets Aisha. They talk, play and fall in love. Her exquisite beauty defines the melody of his musical journey as they both fall deep in love with each other. But Robin’s obsession with his dream and a struggling career become an obstacle in their relationship. Is their love strong enough to overcome complexities? During these tumultuous times, Robin’s flat mate Jordan begins to motivate him to follow his heart. Jordan becomes his philosopher and guru but not for very long—what makes Robin lose trust in him? Discover how he finds a spiritual path after being disheartened during his struggle to achieve success. Amidst the ups and downs in his career, love and life, find out what destiny holds for Robin. Will he find success in music industry or will he end up joining his father’s business? Experience a thrilling story that will inspire you to believe in your love and dreams.

The Jesus You Never Knew

The Christ of Miracles

Author: Dr. Henry DePetro

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479722715

Category: Religion

Page: 492

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In the hearts of all mankind, of whatever race or station in life, there -. are inexpressible longings for something they do not now possess. This longing is implanted in the very constitution of man by a merciful God, that man may not be satisfied with his present conditions or attainments, whether bad, or good, or better. God desires that the human shallseek the best, and find it to the eternal blessing of his soul. Satan, by wily scheme and craft, has perverted these longings of the human heart. He makes men believe that this desire may be satisfied by pleasure, by wealth, by-ease, by fame, by power; but those who have been thus deceived by him (and they number myriads) find all these things pall upon the sense, leaving the soul as barren and unsatisfied as before. It is God's design that this longing of the human heart should lead to the One, who alone is able to satisfy it. The desire is of Him that it may lead to Him, the fullness and fulfillment of that desire. That fullness is found in Jesus the Christ, the Son of the Eternal God. "Forit was the good pleasure of the Father that in Him should all the fullness dwell;" "for in Him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily." And it is also true that "in Him ye are made full" with respect to every desire divinely implanted and normally followed. Haggai calls Him "the Desire of all nations," and we may well call Him "the Desire of all ages," even as He is "the King of ages." It is the purpose of this book to set forth Jesus Christ as the One in whom every longing may be satisfied. There is many a "Life of Christ" written, excellent, books, large funds of information, elaborate 'essays on chronology and contemporaneous history, customs, and events, with much of the teaching and many glimpses of the many-sided life of Jesus of Nazareth. Yet it may be truly.said, "The half has never been told." It is not, however, the purpose of this work to set forth a harmony of the Gospels, or even to give in stricdy chronological order the important events and wonderful Iessons of the life of Christ; its purpose is to present the love of God as revealed in His Son, the divine beauty of life of Christ, of which a1l may partake,and not to satisfy the desires of the .merely curious nor the questionings of critics. But even as . the attraetl.on of His own goodness of character Jesus drew His disciples unto himself, and his personal presence by His sympathetic touch and feeling in all their infirmities and needs, and by his constantassocaition, transformed their characters from the erathly to the heavenly, from the selfish to the sacrificing, from the small hearted ignorance and prejudice to largehearted knowledge and profound love for soulsof all nations and races, even so it is the purpose of this book so to presentthe blessed Redeemer as to helpthe readerto come to Him face to face, herat to heart, and find in Him even as did the diciples of old, Jesus the Mighty One, who saves "ot the uttermost," and transforms to HIs own divine image all of those who come unto God by Him. Yet how impossibleit is to revealHis life! It is like attemptingto putupos canvas the livingrainbow; into charaters of black and white the sweetest music.

Things You Never Knew or Were Told Not to Believe

Unknown Facts about Lincoln, the War, Black Bondage, and Rising Imperialism

Author: Robert L. Price

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469763507

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 204

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Things You Never Knew or Were Told Not to Believe reveals facts about Abraham Lincoln that most Americans do not know and will find hard to believe. It also documents untold facts about our Civil War, American Imperialism, and the biggest con perpetrated on African Americans. It describes a second Civil War that began in 1865 and explains the genesis of public welfare and modern slavery with consequences that have made the black race a perpetual underclass. Author Robert Price documents the current war on black men and its devastating effects on black families. He believes few people know that Lincoln fought to prevent a second Civil War and its tragic lasting sectional and racial hostilities. He traces a clear history of the castration of Congress and the trashing of our Constitution by our Supreme Courts and presidents, who have assumed imperialistic powers. Price cites past and present examples of misused power and force, including the war against marriage by radical feminists and foolish restrictions on personal freedoms by religions and our government. He suggests commonsense measures to reverse the nation’s course, regain lost freedoms, reduce class warfare, stop the war on the black race, and remove barriers to good racial relationships and the upward mobility of African Americans.

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Witnessing

And Were Even Afraid to Ask

Author: Ken Speer

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449744249

Category: Religion

Page: 196

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Many Christians feel overwhelmed at the thought of witnessing and frustrated when trying to lead others to Christ. This book, in every mans language: Helps readers overcome fear and become effective witnesses for Christ. Helps Christians understand non-Christians, which is the key to being effective and successful. Lays out practical witnessing dos and donts. Explains the usefulness of apologetics in helping readers reach their friends and loved ones. Unveils important principles of witnessing. Discusses common objections to the Christian faith and how to address them, organizing them into categories that are easy to find and reference. Explains how to recognize and find ones calling in the body of Christ, making readers more joyful and fulfilled in their own Christian walks.

You Never Know

Sometimes Love Can Drag You Through Hell...

Author: Akash Verma

Publisher: Penguin Random House India Private Limited

ISBN: 9386815729

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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There will be times when you feel you have the best relationship, ever . . . There will be times when it will be the worst that has happened to you There will be times when you know you are getting into something horrible, something that will not stop till it destroys you, And yet . . . You are pulled so inextricably, unstoppably . . . She was my true love, I knew that. So despite being married and having children, I still went ahead with our affair. I hid it from my wife and colleagues. I told lies so I could be with her-it was that amazing! But I couldn't hide from the dark truth she was keeping. It pulled me into a vortex of danger so deep that I lost all I had. It happened to me and if you think it won't happen to you-think again.