On Mystic Lake: A Novel

By Kristin Hannah

Annie Colwater’s husband has simply confessed that he’s in love with a more youthful girl. Devastated, Annie retreats to the small city the place she grew up. There she is reunited along with her old flame, Nick Delacroix, a up to date widower who's not able to deal with his silent, emotionally scarred younger daughter. jointly the 3 of them start to heal. yet simply whilst Annie believes she’s been given a moment likelihood at happiness, her global is became the other way up back and she or he is pressured to select that no girl in love should still ever need to make.

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Un'estate fa (I grandi tascabili)

By Camilla Baresani

Il romanzo di una passione e di un’estate. Erica è una giornalista milanese che si occupa di serial televisivi, sposata con un veterinario. Gerardo, un suo amico d’infanzia, vive alla giornata e ha fondato un’associazione consistent with los angeles difesa dei diritti dei padri separati. Arnaldo è un produttore di documentari, che a Roma convive stancamente con Stella: un uomo solo, a dispetto dell’intensa vita sociale che conduce. Sono loro i personaggi principali di un vortice sentimentale che si sviluppa intorno alla improvvisa e prepotente storia d’amore tra Erica essere quel che sembra, e che si svolge nella cornice svagata e fatua di mostre d’arte, eventi mondani, competition, tra Roma, Milano, Capalbio, Cortina e Venezia. Camilla Baresani torna al romanzo, dopo L’Imperfezione dell’amore, con un altro, riuscito ritratto degli uomini e delle donne di oggi, dei loro amori tanto fuggevoli quanto capaci di lasciare segni indelebili nel cuore; e ritrae col suo consueto stile dissacrante una società vacua e ansiosa di apparire, disincantata ma che si lascia sorprendere dalla forza dei sentimenti.

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Sea Creatures: A Novel (P.S.)

By Susanna Daniel

In Sea Creatures, a riveting household drama via Susanna Daniel, a mom needs to make the unthinkable selection among her husband and her son.
When Georgia Qullian returns to her homeland of Miami, her baby and husband in tow, she is hoping for a clean begin. they've got left Illinois trailing scandal and unhappiness of their wake, fallout from her husband’s serious sleep problem. For months, their three-year-old son has refused to talk a word.
On a whim, Georgia takes a task as an errand runner for a reclusive artist and is stunned at how her lifestyles alterations dramatically. yet quickly the family’s demanding situations go back, extra complex than ahead of. past due that summer season, as a typhoon bears down on South Florida, Georgia needs to face the truth that her judgements have positioned her in simple terms baby in grave danger.

Sea Creatures is a captivating exploration of the excessive stakes of marriage and parenthood.

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Afterwards: A Novel

By Rachel Seiffert

Rachel Seiffert’s first publication, The darkish Room, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, introduced the coming of an immense author; Afterwards fulfills that promise with a gorgeous novel approximately conflict and its brutal after-effect.

Alice is the protagonist of Afterwards, yet this booklet is set the guilt harboured via humans round her. There are males in her lifestyles: her maternal grandfather, David, lately widowed, and her boyfriend, Joseph, every one of whom retains his prior from his family. David served in Kenya in the course of the Mau Mau uprising; Joseph, in the course of a stint within the British military, served in Northern eire. either, we examine, stay with the reminiscence of getting killed within the line of responsibility.

As Alice’s courting with Joseph develops, she senses there's something approximately his prior that he retains hidden. this can be really galling given the non-public and emotional info she has printed to him (namely, that Alice hasn't ever met her father, and her makes an attempt to set up an epistolary dating with him in maturity foundered). After her grandmother’s loss of life, Alice unearths the time spent along with her grandfather awkward. She doesn’t recognize him the way in which she did her grandmother, yet feels obliged to go to and provide help. progressively, it emerges that David’s chilly demeanour is traceable to occasions in Kenya, the place he and his spouse met. And as Alice attempts to unravel Joseph’s reticence, a sequence of heated kin discussions brushes ever toward David’s secrets and techniques.

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The Best of It: New and Selected Poems

By Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan’s fresh appointment because the Library of Congress’s 16th poet laureate is simply the most recent in an awesome array of accolades for this splendidly available, generally enjoyed poet.

Salon has in comparison her poems to “Fabergé eggs, tiny, inventive units that necessarily disguise a few hidden wonder.” the 2 hundred poems in Ryan’s The better of It provide a gorgeous retrospective of her paintings, in addition to a swath of never-before-published poems of that are guaranteed to attraction both to longtime enthusiasts and basic readers.

Literary Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2011)
Goodreads selection Nominee for Poetry (2010)

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Touch The Horizon (Sedikhan, Book 5)

By Iris Johansen

She used to be stranded in a perilous sandstorm whilst he rode to her rescue like a wilderness prince on his black stallion. On a lark Billie Callahan had come to the center East to play a minor movie function in a wilderness epic. by surprise she discovered herself starring in a real-life romantic event. Cowboy, hero, good friend of sheikhs and princes, David Bradford spoke like a poet within the drawl of his local Texas. What used to be this mysterious, eccentric, and irresistibly seductive guy doing in Sedikhan, and what did he wish with a normal lady like Billie? Her interest piqued, Billie David to the lavish excitement fort he known as domestic, with its armed guards and adoring employees. He warned her that the excitement he provided her may final eternally. What he didn't understand used to be that Billie basically believed in now.

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Im Schatten des Teebaums: Roman (German Edition)

By Elizabeth Haran

Australien, 1900: Die junge Eliza bricht auf zu dem abgelegenen Ort Tantanoola in Südaustralien. Sie will einen Artikel über einen mysteriösen Tiger schreiben, der in der reizvollen australischen Landschaft angeblich sein Unwesen treibt. Doch zwei schicksalhafte Begegnungen bringen ihr Leben und ihre Pläne durcheinander ...

Bestsellerautorin Elizabeth Haran bringt den Leserinnen ihre Heimat Australien nahe wie kaum eine andere Autorin.

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Long Time Coming

By Edie Claire

A ghostly modern romance from united states at the present time bestselling writer Edie Claire.

4.5-Star Romantic Times most sensible choose and winner of the Road to Romance Reviewer’s selection Award!

Years and distance stored the stories at bay. yet again at domestic, the previous is prepared and ready to hang-out her...

Eighteen years have handed given that Joy's youth ally, Jenny, met her loss of life in a sad vehicle coincidence quite a few days after their senior promenade. A damaged pleasure left their small Kentucky fatherland almost immediately after -- made up our minds by no means again. but if her father's affliction forces her to come, she realizes that neither time nor distance have really healed her afflicted soul.

Plagued with nightmares of the coincidence and crippled by means of a obscure worry whose resource she cannot establish, housecall veterinarian pleasure realizes that during order to maneuver on she needs to face the reality at the back of numerous annoying gaps in her reminiscence of that fateful spring. however the purely one that will help her is a guy she despises: Jenny's erstwhile boyfriend Jeff, now a revered health care provider, whose carelessness as used to be the reason for Jenny's horrendous demise -- and Joy's personal emotional destruction. Can she ever forgive? She could have no selection yet to aim. simply because either the chance she sensed -- and the adolescence friendship she precious -- now by surprise appear greatly alive...

“LONG TIME COMING is a remarkably good mixed romance and secret, with attention-grabbing colors of the magical. the best way every one layer of Joy's discovery of her forgotten previous is published is deftly performed and incredibly suspenseful. the connection among pleasure and her mom and dad is middle warming. This one can have you hooked from the 1st page.” December 2003 most sensible choose. Romantic instances Bookclub Magazine

“An abundance of allure… Joy’s perky first-person narration incorporates readers alongside to a hot, satisfying conclusion.” -- Publisher’s Weekly

“Emotionally gripping, suspenseful and fantastic… i used to be held in wonderment over a lot of this tale and discovered early directly to count on the unforeseen. it is a tale of belief, love, friendship and therapeutic. Ms. Claire is an writer i am hoping to work out extra of sooner or later. If very long time Coming is any indication of her writing expertise, i'll be first in line on the bookstores to get extra of her paintings. it is a absolutely wonderful story from begin to end and is very recommended.” Reviewer’s selection Award -- street to Romance

“Two phrases. totally extraordinary! Edie Claire has written a superb novel approximately friendship, love, guilt and loss of life… completely riveting.” score: 10/10 -- modern Romance Writers

“Claire's fascinating romance disproves the adage that you just cannot move domestic again.” -- Booklist

“A ebook of therapeutic, figuring out, rebirth, and eventually growing to be up. a narrative that you just will not disregard easily... i'll purely sigh in appreciation as I became the ultimate page.” -- Romance stories Today

“Intense, well-written and thought-provoking.” -- previous booklet Barn Gazette

“A most fabulous novel… whilst the tale involves an finish and the lighting were diminished… and the reader is left with a longing to grasp more... there is not any higher praise to the author.” -- Romance Junkies

Originally released in 2003 via Warner Books (Warner Forever).

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Animal's People: A Novel

By Indra Sinha

During this Booker-shortlisted novel, Indra Sinha’s profane, livid, and scathingly humorous narrator supplies an unflinching examine what it capability to be human.

I was human as soon as. So I’m advised. I don’t commit it to memory myself, yet those who knew me while i used to be small say I walked on ft, similar to a human being...

Ever when you consider that he can consider, Animal has long gone on all fours, his again twisted past fix via the catastrophic occasions of “that evening” whilst a burning fog of poison smoke from the neighborhood manufacturing unit blazed out over the city of Khaufpur, and the Apocalypse visited his slums. Now simply grew to become seventeen and good schooled in road paintings, he lives via his wits, spending his days jamisponding (spying) on city officers and looking out after the aged nun who raised him, Ma Franci. His nights are spent fantasizing approximately Nisha, the female friend of the neighborhood resistance chief, and pondering what it needs to be prefer to get laid.

When Elli Barber, a tender American physician, arrives in Khaufpur to open a unfastened medical institution for the nonetheless discomfort townsfolk—only to discover herself suffering to persuade them that she isn’t there to do the soiled paintings of the Kampani—Animal will get stuck up in an online of intrigues, scams, and plots with the unabashed objective of turning occasions to his personal advantage.

Profane, piercingly sincere, and scathingly humorous, Animal’s People illuminates a gloomy global shot via with flashes of pleasure and lunacy. a gorgeous story of an unforgettable personality, it's an unflinching examine what it skill to be human: the injuries that by no means heal and a spirit that won't be quenched.

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Straßen von gestern (German Edition)

By Silvia Tennenbaum

Dort, wo heute in Frankfurt die Doppeltürme der Deutschen financial institution aufragen, kommt 1903 Lene Wertheim zur Welt. Die Wertheims sind eine alteingesessene jüdische Familie mit festen Grundsätzen: guy feiert Weihnachten als prunkvolles Familienfest - zum Entsetzen der orthodoxen Verwandtschaft. "Die Juden sind wie alle anderen, und wenn sie es nicht sind, sollten sie es sein", erklärt Eduard Wertheim, Bankier, Kunstsammler und Mäzen, seinen Nichten und Neffen. Lene erhält 1938 in Paris für sich, ihren zweiten Mann und ihre Tochter Ausreisevisa für die united states. Aber nicht alle Wertheims haben das Glück, sich rechtzeitig vor den Nazis in Sicherheit bringen zu können.

Silvia Tennenbaum berichtet in kraftvollen Bildern vom Aufstieg einer jüdischen Familie im Kaiserreich, begleitet ihre verschlungenen Wege durch die Weimarer Republik und lässt uns Leser Flucht und Tod im "Dritten Reich", Vertreibung und Rettung eindringlich miterleben. Ein großer, epischer Roman unserer Zeit.

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