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Friday, 28 February 2014

Book Highlight : Fifty First Times

The First Birth

Aihik Saha
Our life is a humdrum affair where most things occur in repetition .Some of it in a cyclical manner and some just leave their impressions randomly in the timeline of our life, there is a "first" - the one that not just leave their impression but engrave it in the core of our memory and experience. I am one of those lucky few who got the chance to join the medical profession by choice. Each day had been exciting as the other with surprises (not all are pleasant!)Spring up Hitler & thither. Running into the 3rd month of the 2nd year I was posted in the obstetrics and 1 were directed to the delivery room. We were about to witness the birth of a baby for the 1st time in our lives. The Ist hour or so had been uneventful with the lady going into the 2nd stage of labor in the second hour. The team of doctors and nurses were on their toes prepared to bring forth another being on this earth. Needless to say the lady was in severe pain she went on bearing down. Within 45 min the head of the baby was visible. In a minutes time the head was delivered after which the rest followed. The baby's Nose and mouth were cleared off the fluid and the baby started crying and moving its limbs. The baby was caripeal dry, wrapped in a towel and placed just beside the mother under the warmer. After the remaining procedures the baby was given to the mother. It was a boy, pink in color. The baby cued feebly, with its eyes barely open, moved its arms as if to reach out for something. The mother held on to the baby fondly, the pain overshadowed by limitless joys evident by the calm smile and the teary eyes. The father was standing just behind. Although the delivery I was more a statue mode. I knew I had a strong heart which I felt could barely be swayed well I was proved wrong that day when I was moved beyond anything till date. This is still the most beautiful thing that I have witnessed till date and each time there after I witnessed the birth of a baby I am overwhelmed with joy. Thank You...

Fifty First Times


Published by: Avon Impulse Publication date: February 25th 2014 Genres: New Adult Twitter
You always remember your first time... Whether it's the couple who decides not to go through with it, the two boys who finally aren't ashamed, the newlyweds whose wedding night could very well be their last night together, the deaf pair who have no choice but to take body language to a new level--or, of course, the two young lovers fumbling and laughing, getting everything wrong. These are the memories that will never fade. Join nineteen fantastic authors as they pull back the curtain and give you a peek inside that one intense moment in their characters' lives when everything changes and nothing will ever be the same again. Featuring stories from some of the hottest names in New Adult, Young Adult, and Romance including New York Times Bestselling authors J.Lynn/Jennifer Armentrout, Molly McAdams, Sophie Jordan, and Carrie Ryan. NOTE: These stories are works of fiction. If you want to know about our first times, you'll have to buy us a pet monkey first.

Authors

Julie Cross (creator)
Molly McAdams
Sophie Jordan
Roni Loren
Tracy Wolff
Lauren Layne
Andrew Shaffer
Cole Gibson
Myra McEntire
Carrie Ryan
Mark Perini
Gennifer Albin
Lisa Desrochers
Hannah Moskowitz
Lyla Payne
Alessandra Thomas
Melissa Landers
Melissa West
J. Lynn
Prizes (US only) - all to 1 winner: $25 gift card for either Amazon, Apple, or B&N (winners choice) e-copy of Fifty First Times gifted through Amazon Kindle *below books will be paperback unless only hard cover is available, also note some books including the featured title are for readers 17-18+ Entire Tempest trilogy by Julie Cross Letters to Nowhere by Julie Cross Hourglass by Myra McEntire Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan Be with Me by J. Lynn Gone Gone Gone by Hannah Moskowitz Stealing Harper by Molly McAdams Catching Liam by Sophia Bleu/Genn Albin Need You Tonight by Roni Loren A Little Too Much by Lisa Desrochers Foreplay by Sophie Jordan a Rafflecopter giveaway

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