Defending Jacob: A Novel #ad - . He is respected. All bets are off. The new york times “Stunning. The shocking ending will have readers pulling up their bedcovers to ward off the haunting chill. People “The hype is justified. Tragic and shocking, Defending Jacob is sure to generate buzz. Associated press new york times bestselleRAndy Barber has been an assistant district attorney for two decades.
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The dead man was an elite D. A. Landay writes with eloquent intensity. The new york times book review By a shimmering lake in western Maine, a body lies sprawled in a deserted cabin. For local police chief ben truman, investigating the murder will mean leaving his quiet home and joining a vengeful manhunt in a world of hard streets and harder bargains.
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Reconstructing Amelia: A NovelHarper Perennial #ad - Until she gets an anonymous text: She didn’t jump. Harper Perennial. But kate’s stress over leaving work quickly turns to panic when she arrives at the school and finds it surrounded by police officers, fire trucks, and an ambulance. In reconstructing amelia, kate's in the middle of the biggest meeting of her career when she gets the telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, the stunning debut novel from Kimberly McCreight, Brooklyn.
By then it’s already too late for Amelia. And for Kate. An academic overachiever despondent over getting caught cheating has jumped to her death. But, most of all, it’s the story of how far a mother will go to vindicate the memory of a daughter whose life she couldn’t save. Fans of gillian flynn's Gone Girl will find Reconstructing Amelia just as gripping and surprising.
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The Strangler: A NovelBantam #ad - Louis post-dispatch • the kansas city star“reminiscent of Dennis Lehane’s Mystic River, the novel takes us into a dark world where goodness is smothered and villainy thrives. Then a killer, a man who hunts women with brutal efficiency and no sign of stopping, strikes too close to the Daley home. The brothers unite to find the strangler, a journey that leads to the darkest corners of Boston—and exposes an even deeper mystery that threatens to tear the family apart.
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Mrs. Everything: A NovelAtria Books #ad - An instant new york times bestseller “A multigenerational narrative that’s nothing short of brilliant. People “Simply unputdownable. Good housekeeping “The perfect book club pick. Shereads named a best book of summer by entertainment weekly, thoughtful, popsugar, hellogiggles, woman’s day, the #1 new york Times bestselling author of Who Do You Love and In Her Shoes comes a smart, Cosmopolitan, and Refinery29 From Jennifer Weiner, and timely exploration of two sisters’ lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places—and be true to themselves—in a rapidly evolving world.
Jo is the tomboy, feminine good girl, the bookish rebel with a passion to make the world more fair; Bethie is the pretty, a would-be star who enjoys the power her beauty confers and dreams of a traditional life. Jo and bethie survive traumas and tragedies. Growing up in 1950s detroit, they live in a perfect “Dick and Jane” house, where their roles in the family are clearly defined.
Is it too late for the women to finally stake a claim on happily ever after? In her most ambitious novel yet, with their different dreams and different paths, Jennifer Weiner tells a story of two sisters who, offer answers to the question: How should a woman be in the world? Harper Perennial. Do we change or does the world change us? Jo and Bethie Kaufman were born into a world full of promise.
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A NovelPenguin Books #ad - . Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. Used book in Good Condition.
Pegasus. When she and raymond together save sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. 1 new york times bestsellera reese witherspoon book club pick“beautifully written and incredibly funny, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection.
1 new york times bestseller a reese witherspoon Book Club Pick. The only way to survive is to open your heart. Harper Perennial. I fell in love with eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully unfolds after a chance encounter with a stranger; I think you will fall in love, too!” —Reese WitherspoonNo one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.
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The Ragged Edge of NightLake Union Publishing #ad - Franciscan friar anton Starzmann is stripped of his place in the world when his school is seized by the Nazis. 1 new york times bestseller a reese witherspoon Book Club Pick. But neither he nor elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken once again by the inescapable rumble of war. As anton struggles to adapt to the roles of husband and father, he learns of the Red Orchestra, an underground network of resisters plotting to assassinate Hitler.
Pegasus. But when the ss discovers his schemes, anton will embark on a final act of defiance that may cost him his life—even if it means saying goodbye to the family he has come to love more than he ever believed possible. Despite elisabeth’s reservations, Anton joins this army of shadows. Harper Perennial.
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Ordinary GraceAtria Books SG-USB-333 #ad - The twins were playing their debut season, ice-cold root beers were selling out at the soda counter of Halderson’s Drugstore, and Hot Stuff comic books were a mainstay on every barbershop magazine rack. That was all of it. Harper Perennial. It was a time of innocence and hope for a country with a new, young president.
Yet i have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word. New bremen, Minnesota, 1961. It is an unforgettable novel about discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring grace of God. But for thirteen-year-old Frank Drum it was a grim summer in which death visited frequently and assumed many forms.
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Frank begins the season preoccupied with the concerns of any teenage boy, but when tragedy unexpectedly strikes his family—which includes his Methodist minister father; his passionate, and betrayal, adultery, artistic mother; Juilliard-bound older sister; and wise-beyond-his-years kid brother—he finds himself thrust into an adult world full of secrets, lies, suddenly called upon to demonstrate a maturity and gumption beyond his years.
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Tell the Wolves I'm HomeDial Press #ad - Named one of the best books of the year by the wall street journal • o: the oprah magazine • bookpage • kirkus reviews • booklist • school library Journal In this striking literary debut, grief, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.
Tell the Wolves I'm Home #ad - An emotionally charged coming-of-age novel, Tell the Wolves I’m Home is a tender story of love lost and found, an unforgettable portrait of the way compassion can make us whole again. Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. But finn’s death brings a surprise acquaintance into June’s life—someone who will help her to heal, her family, and to question what she thinks she knows about Finn, and even her own heart.
Dial Press. A few days later, she receives a package in the mail. The narrative is as tender and raw as an exposed nerve, pulsing with the sharpest agonies and ecstasies of the human condition. Bookpage “Tremendously moving. The wall street Journal “Transcendent.
Playing for Pizza: A NovelDell #ad - Against enormous odds, Rick finally gets a job—as the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers. In the afc championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game. Pegasus. Ordinary Grace. Harper Perennial. The parma panthers desperately want a former NFL player—any former NFL player—at their helm.
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Playing for Pizza: A Novel #ad - Of parma, Italy. 1 new york times bestseller a reese witherspoon Book Club Pick. Overnight, he becomes a national laughingstock—and is immediately cut by the Browns and shunned by all other teams. But all rick knows is football, and he insists that his agent find a team that needs him. With a seventeen-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provides what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL.