A Perfectly Good Family: A Novel

By Lionel Shriver

Following the loss of life of her useful liberal mom and dad, Corlis McCrea strikes again into her family's grand Reconstruction mansion in North Carolina, willed to all 3 siblings. Her timid more youthful brother hasn't ever left domestic. while her bullying black-sheep older brother strikes into "his" apartment besides, it really is war.

Each inheritor desires the home. but to shop for the opposite out, siblings needs to crew opposed to one. simply as in girlhood, Corlis is torn among allying with the first rate yet frightened youngest and the iconoclastic eldest, who covets his legacy to wreck it. A completely strong Family is a gorgeous exam of inheritance, literal and mental: what we take from our mom and dad, what we discard, and what we're caught with, love it or not.

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Beautiful Americans

By Lucy Silag

What occurs in Paris...

PJ's deep blue eyes and angelic lengthy blond hair cover a fact that is whatever yet. Will her darkish prior remain the place it belongs within the backwoods of Vermont, or hang-out her within the urban of sunshine?

continually the nice woman, Olivia plans to twirl her strategy to the head of the Parisian ballet scene. yet that isn't purported to contain dancing on a desk all night...or stumbling into the hands of the inaccurate boy.

along with his emo-trendy bedhead, hilarious comebacks and Southern drawl, Zack may well win over somebody. Too undesirable he is after the one one who is forbidden...

All Alex wishes from Paris is to nab that berry-red Dior coat and seduce the proper penny-loafer-wearing boy - and Alex constantly will get what she desires. yet will her scheming repay? Or is she risking greater than she knows...?

Alex, Olivia, Zack and PJ are spending a 12 months on the prestigious Lycée de Monceau within the gleaming urban of Paris. this is often their probability to sip cafe au lait in Le Marais, throw mystery events of their host households' Versailles-size flats, and feature the time in their lives. but if the secrets and techniques they notion they left in the back of pop out, every thing should be ruined...

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Ten Days

Improve compliment for Janet Gilsdorf and TEN DAYS

"A heart-twisting spiral via one family's nightmare and their trip domestic. real and insightful, Ten Days is a enchanting gem that reminds you to chortle, to weep, and to savour all that binds us jointly in love."

--Carol Cassella, nationwide bestselling writer of Oxygen and Healer

"One does not must be a dad or mum to be deeply plagued by the tale of the Campbells. From the hole scene stress rides excessive and there have been moments whilst my hand trembled turning the web page. Janet Gilsdorf writes with a surety that enables her to deliver this hard, dramatic story to its life-affirming end and go away the reader in need of more."

--Holly Chamberlin, writer of Last Summer

"An soaking up can't-put-down novel. A page-turner to the top, Ten Days is a needs to learn. . .a publication that you'll lengthy remember."--Roberta Gately, writer of Lipstick in Afghanistan

"I used to be riveted by way of this family's trip to the sting and again. there's simply enough clinical element to make the occasions crisp and real. someone who has ever cared for a kid will suppose for Anna and Jake as they struggle to save lots of their child. it is a novel you will not are looking to miss."

--Rosalind Noonan, writer of The Daughter She Used to Be

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By Glen David Gold

A quintessentially American epic, Sunnyside stars the only and in basic terms Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin.  It’s 1916 and, after a unprecedented mass fable the place Chaplin is noticed in additional than 8 hundred locations concurrently, his repute is at its top yet his suggestion is at a low.  As he struggles to discover a movie venture as useful as himself, we're brought to a stunning forged of characters that take us from the battlefields of France to the Russian Revolution and from the budding glamour of Hollywood to madcap Wild West shows.  the result's a spellbinding novel approximately goals, ambition, and the start of recent the United States.

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Who You Know

By Theresa Alan

Rette. i would consistently imagined being this kind of adventurous woman who'd have an affair with a dark-eyed stranger at the Eurail. in its place, i am getting married, making plans the marriage of my mom's goals, and looking for a costume which can conceal my dimension 14 physique with no making me appear like a loo paper cover...Jen. Waking up with a searing hangover on a workday? now not sturdy. Waking as much as detect you are not by myself in mattress is ohmygod now not sturdy. i'm going to admit that in recent years i have been a section uncontrolled. yet i'll get it jointly, I promise. correct after I make that lovable man from IT into my love slave...Avery. Asleep at the sofa at ten o'clock - simply one other Saturday evening for me. probably there is not any such factor as romance. possibly it really is only a suggestion created by way of advertising executives to promote fragrance, candles, and weekend getaways. nonetheless, wish springs everlasting. And it has got to be larger than operating for a living...right? opposed to the backdrop of Colorado's majestic mountains, 3 acquaintances are approximately to find that courting should be extra enjoyable than a root canal, each activity has its silver lining, and who you recognize won't simply take you areas - it could provide the top instances of your life...

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Sisters of the Quilt: The Complete Trilogy (Sisters of the Quilt Series)

By Cindy Woodsmall

Can Hannah locate safe haven, redemption, and a clean starting after her global is shattered?
When the center Cries
Her existence between her Amish group brutally interrupted, seventeen-year-old Hannah Lapp faces questions neither relatives, nor fiancé, nor even religion can simply solution. the 1st ebook within the Sisters of the duvet sequence, When the guts Cries will ignite a broader knowing of others’ ideals and a God-given power to house ache all of us experience.
When the Morning Comes
Rejected via these she loves, Hannah Lapp leaves her Amish group and seeks safe haven on the planet outdoor, leaving her friends and family to strive against with the painful truths that emerge within the wake of her disappearance. As she struggles to discover her position within the complicated Englischer world, her group bargains with the turbulent aftermath of her departure.
When the Soul Mends
Hoping to assist her sister, Hannah Lapp reluctantly returns to the previous Order Amish group she fled in shame greater than years prior. whilst hidden truths are published approximately her former fiancé, she needs to decide upon even if to come to the apparent existence or to the Englischer guy who adores her during this desirable end to the Sisters of the duvet series.
This three-in-one assortment comprises everything of the best-selling Sisters of the cover trilogy now at a brand new low cost!

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Kowloon Tong: A Novel of Hong Kong

By Paul Theroux

Ninety-nine years of colonial rule are finishing because the British arrange at hand over Hong Kong to China. For Betty Mullard and her son, Bunt, it does not quandary them - till the mysterious Mr. Hung from the mainland deals them a wide sum for his or her relatives company. they do not want, but fail to achieve Mr. Hung is in contrast to the chinese language they have identified: he'll settle for no refusals. while a tender woman worker whom Bunt has been courting vanishes, he's compelled to make vital judgements for the 1st time in his existence - yet his sturdy intentions are pitted opposed to the need of Mr. Hung and the specter of the last word betrayal.

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Kalmars jägarinnor

By Tove Folkesson

Jenna, Linden, Jossan, unexpected - och Eva Zackrisson. De är Kalmars jägarinnor. De leave out anpassade, som söker sin identitet i utanförskapet och varandra. De är beredda att göra allt för varandra och för att inte bli som handbollstjejerna. Kalmar (med omnejd) är den värld de är dömda until eventually, males ingen kan hindra dem från att försöka spränga murarna, trampa ner rosorna, lura vakterna - och Eva från att hålla förtvivlan borta. males de får betala ett högt pris. Lika högt som Ölandsbron.
Hos mormor Stickan på Öland slickar Eva såren, många år senare. Stickan erbjuder det föräldrarna aldrig förmådde ge: ett köksbord med sliten vaxduk, kaffe och kaka, lugn. males sen måste Eva tillbaka in until Kalmar, igen.

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My Life and My Life in the Nineties (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

By Lyn Hejinian

Lyn Hejinian is without doubt one of the such a lot well-liked of latest American poets. Her poem My existence has garnered accolades and fanatics inside and out academia. First released in 1980, and revised in 1987 and 2002, My existence is now firmly confirmed within the postmodern canon. This Wesleyan version comprises the 45-part prose poem series besides a heavily similar ten-part paintings titled My existence within the Nineties. An experimental intervention into the autobiographical style, My lifestyles explores the numerous ways that language—the issues humans say and the methods they are saying them—shapes not just their id, but in addition the very global round them.

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Finally Us (True Love) (Volume 3)

By Harper Bentley

They sought after forever... yet is endlessly particularly their destiny? 

When misunderstandings and unsavory characters get of their approach, Ellen and Jag name it quits after 9 years of being jointly. Now they locate themselves in locations with which they are unaccustomed: Ellen is making an attempt to get used to the belief of relationship one other guy, having by no means long past out with an individual except Jag, whereas Jag is dealing with an damage and the lack of baseball, a online game he is performed for many of his existence. nor is yes the right way to deal with their new scenario, yet they're dealing.

whilst a shock alternate lands Jag correct again in the midst of issues and correct again into Ellen's existence, new boyfriend and all, can he retain his cool and end up to her that what they as soon as had is what is correct? Does Ellen nonetheless hold a torch for her past love or has she already fallen for her new baseball participant, making it too overdue for them to begin back?

The struggle is on as Jag is going head-to-head with Ellen's new love curiosity as he attempts proving to her that their love merits one other shot. Can he win her again or is their dream of an ideal endlessly long gone for good?

this is often the 3rd booklet of the real Love Trilogy.

as a result of language and sexual content material, this ebook isn't really prompt for readers below age 17

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