This achingly beautiful novel considers how to measure love when it has the power to both save and destroy. Levon Grady and Samantha Vash are both students at an alternative high school for high-achieving but troubled teens. They have been chosen for a year-long project where they write their life stories and collect interviews from people who know them. The only rule is 100% confidentiality—they will share their work only with each other. What happens will transform their lives. Told from the perspectives of Levon, Sam, and all the people who know them best, this is a love story infused with science and the exploration of identity. In Love Is Both Wave and Particle, Paul Cody looks at how love behaves in different situations, and how it can shed light on even the darkest heart. Praise for Love is Both Wave and Particle: "[A] series of first-person narratives from the teens’ parents, classmates, and counselor . . . offer varied perspectives on Sam and quiet, handsome Levon Grady, who is “maybe somewhere on the broad spectrum of Asperger’s,” as he puts it. . . . Part romance, part psychological study, adult author Cody’s first book for teens thoughtfully conveys Sam and Levon’s complex mental states, the evolution of their relationship, and their journeys of self-discovery." —Publishers Weekly
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
This achingly beautiful novel considers how to measure love when it has the power to both save and destroy. Levon Grady and Samantha Vash are both students at an alternative high school for high-achieving but troubled teens. They have been chosen for a year-long project where they write their life
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-22 - Publisher: Ignatius Press
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy."— Hamlet After William Shakespeare's Horatio sees the ghost of Hamlet's father, and scarcely believes his own eyes, Hamlet tells him that there is more to reality than he can know or imagine, including ghosts.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-22 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Walking the Way affirms that, like yin and yang, the flowing spontaneity of Tao and the precise simplicity of Zen find perfect balance with one another. Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum brings the two traditions together in a unique presentation that elicits Zen insights from his fresh interpretation of verses from the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Stating that the purpose of life is to love and be loved, the author of The Five Things We Cannot Change counsels readers on how to overcome obstacles to healthy relationships, sharing exercises and guided meditations for promoting connection and commitment while overcoming fear.