Unique, gripping, and viscerally moving—this impressive debut novel heralds the arrival of an extremely talented writer. Jodi picoult, new york times–bestselling author of Leaving TimeDestined to be a book club favorite, a heart-wrenching debut about two people who must decide how much they’re willing to sacrifice for love.
Five Days Left #ad - Mara nichols is a successful lawyer, devoted wife, and adoptive mother who has received a life-shattering diagnosis. . Scott coffman, a middle school teacher, has been fostering an eight-year-old boy while the boy’s mother serves a jail sentence. A beautifully drawn study of what is at risk when you lose control of your own life.
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UntetheredG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - In the eyes of the law, allie’s self-absorbed biological mother, all rights to daughter Allie belong to Lindy, who wants to girl to move to her home in California. But then morgan, who was adopted out of foster care, and Char is left to wonder about a possible future without Allie and what to do about Morgan, suddenly disappears, a child caught up in a terrible crack in the system.
From the Hardcover edition. Untethered explores what bonds truly form a family and how, sometimes, love knows no bounds. Char hawthorn, college professor, wife and stepmother to a spirited fifteen-year-old daughter, loves her family and the joyful rhythms of work and parenting. While allie begins to struggle in school and tensions mount between her and Char, a ten-year-old-girl she tutors, Allie’s connection to young Morgan, seems to keep her grounded.
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Mrs. Saint and the Defectives: A NovelLake Union Publishing #ad - But markie and jesse are unable to escape the attention of their new neighbor Mrs. Saint has big plans for the divorcée’s broken spirit. But when Mrs. Saint’s own secrets threaten to unravel their fragile web of healing, it’s up to Markie to mend these wounds and usher in a new era for the “defectives”—one full of second chances and happiness.
Saint, along with her ragtag group of “defectives, an irascible, ” to identify and fix the flaws in those around her, elderly New European woman who takes it upon herself, whether they want her to or not. What markie doesn’t realize is that Mrs. Critically acclaimed author Julie Lawson Timmer returns with a tale of how community can heal the brokenness in all of us.
Mrs. Saint and the Defectives: A Novel #ad - Markie, a fortysomething divorcée who has suffered a humiliating and very public fall from marital, Jesse, to a new town, along with her teenage son, and professional grace, financial, moves, hoping to lick her wounds in private. Soon, the quirky yet endearing woman recruits Markie to join her eccentric community, a world where both hidden truths and hope unite them.
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So CloseSparkPress #ad - 2016 usa best book awards: chick lit/women's lit, finalistnamed "summer book pick" by us weekly * redbook magazine * brit + co * buzzfeed * SheKnows * Bustle * Parade magazineFrom international #1 best-selling authors Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus comes a story about a girl from the trailer parks of central Florida and the two powerful men who shape her life—one of whom will raise her up to places she never imagined, the other of whom will threaten to destroy her.
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Before We Were Yours: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. The blockbuster hit—a new york times, and publishers weekly bestsellerfor readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking and complex tale about two families, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, two generations apart .
. Based on a notorious true-life scandal. Memphis, 1939. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. Wingate is a master-storyteller, and you’ll find yourself pulled along as she reveals the wake of terror and heartache that is Georgia Tann’s legacy.
Parade“one of the year’s best books. Aiken, south Carolina, present day. But when avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption.
Before We Were Yours: A Novel #ad - . Based on one of america’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which georgia tann, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, wrenching, the heart never forgets where we belong.
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Absolute Zero: Misadventures From A Broad A Val Fremden NovelZazzy Ideas, Inc. #ad - Will val score a home run? or will she just want to run home? if you've ever dreamed of ditching your life and running off to Europe, now’s your chance! Join Val on a roller-coaster ride through Europe that will leave you gasping! From gut-busting hilarity to gut–wrenching gaffs, finding yourself again is always worth the price of admission.
Had me at the first paragraph. If you like marie Force, you'll like this author. ". Unless you count the mystery of why in the world we do the crazy things we do! This novel is a satirical look at starting over after forty. Someone sexy. Now, i can add Margaret Lashley to that very short list. Loved it. Couldn’t stop, had to see what happened next.
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The Friends We KeepBerkley #ad - The friends we keep is the heartwarming and unforgettable new novel from Jane Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Sunshine Sisters and The Beach House. Evvie, maggie, and Topher have known one another since college. Together again, they have a second chance at happiness. Until a dark secret is revealed that changes everything.
The friends we keep is about how despite disappointments we’ve had or mistakes we’ve made, it’s never too late to find a place to call home. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and they never found the lives they wanted—the lives they dreamed of when they were young and everything seemed possible.
The Friends We Keep #ad - Evvie starved herself to become a supermodel but derailed her career by sleeping with a married man. Maggie married ben, the boy she fell in love with in college, never imagining the heartbreak his drinking would cause. Topher became a successful actor, but the shame of a childhood secret shut him off from real intimacy.
By their thirtieth reunion, these old friends have lost touch with one another and with the people they dreamed of becoming.
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A Spark of Light: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - A young woman who has come to terminate her pregnancy. And, hopefully, understanding. Praise for a spark of light“this is Jodi Picoult at her best: tackling an emotional hot-button issue and putting a human face on it. People “told backward and hour by hour, Jodi Picoult’s compelling narrative deftly explores controversial social issues.
Us weekly. She will share the next and tensest few hours of her young life with a cast of unforgettable characters: A nurse who calms her own panic in order to save the life of a wounded woman. 1 new york times bestseller • the author of small great things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.
A Spark of Light: A Novel #ad - Picoult at her fearless best. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation. Timely, balanced and certain to inspire debate. The washington post the warm fall day starts like any other at the Center—a women’s reproductive health services clinic—its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors.
After rushing to the scene, a police hostage negotiator, Hugh McElroy, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. One of the most fearless writers of our time, Jodi Picoult tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel.
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The Great Alone: A NovelSt. Martin's Press #ad - The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the newcomers’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources. But as winter approaches and darkness descends, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates. Ernt allbright came home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. In kristin hannah’s the great alone, a desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature.
1 new york times instant bestseller february 2018a people “book of the week”buzzfeed’s “Most Anticipated Women’s Fiction Reads of 2018”Seattle Times’s “Books to Look Forward to in 2018”Alaska, 1974. When he loses yet another job, he makes the impulsive decision to move his wife and daughter north where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.
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In a wild, remote corner of Alaska, the Allbrights find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women.
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Little Fires EverywherePenguin Press #ad - And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Soon mia and pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. In shaker heights, progressive suburb of cleveland, to the colors of the houses, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, a placid, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead.
It's a marvel. Paula hawkinsfrom the bestselling author of everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. It moved me to tears. Reese witherspoon“I am loving Little Fires Everywhere.
Little Fires Everywhere #ad - It’s a deep psychological mystery about the power of motherhood, the intensity of teenage love, and the danger of perfection. Louis post-dispatch, and many more! "I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting. Jodi picoult“to say I love this book is an understatement. Little fires everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
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A Parchment of LeavesAlgonquin Books #ad - In the violent turn of events that ensues, most important, she learns what it means to forgive others and, how to forgive herself. Set in 1917, a beautiful cherokee woman who marries a white man, a parcHMENT OF LEAVES tells the story of Vine, forsaking her family and their homeland to settle in with his people and make a home in the heart of the mountains.
House knows what's important and reminds us of the value of family and home, love and loyalty, haunting, to the Mobile Register Poetic, and everywhere in between-established him as a writer to watch. Add to that her brother-in-law's fixation on her, and Vine's life becomes more complicated than she could have ever imagined.
A Parchment of Leaves #ad - When silas house made his debut with clay's Quilt last year, it touched a nerve not just in his home state where it quickly became a bestseller, but all across the country. As haunting as an old-time ballad, dialect, music, A PARCHMENT OF LEAVES is filled with the imagery, and thrumming life of the Kentucky mountains.
Vine is viewed as an outsider, treated with contempt by other townspeople. His second novel won't disappoint. For silas house, whose great-grandmother was Cherokee, this novel is also a tribute to the family whose spirit formed him. Glowing reviews-from usa today House is letter-perfect with his first novel, to the Philadelphia Inquirer Compelling.
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