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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel
by Gail Honeyman

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

May 09, 2017

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER AND <b>THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT </b><br /><br />A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick<br /><br />“Beautifully written and incredibly funny, <i>Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine</i> is about the importance of friendship and human connection. 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!” <b>—Reese Witherspoon</b><br /></b><br /><b>No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. </b><br /><br />Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. 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. <br /><br /> But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. 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. And it is Raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one.<br /><br />Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon, <i>Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine</i> is the smart, warm, and uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes. . . <br />  <br /><b> The only way to survive is to open your heart. </b>
I Owe You One: A Novel
by Sophie Kinsella

Language

English

Pages

469

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<b><b><b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • “A smart lesson wrapped in a gem of a novel.”—Jodi Picoult, #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author of <i>A Spark of Light </i>and <i>Small Great Things</i></b><br /></b><br />From <b>the author of <i>Surprise Me</i></b> comes an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be “the one,” and an IOU that changes everything.</b><br /><br />Fixie Farr has always lived by her father’s motto: “Family first.” And since her dad passed away, leaving his charming housewares store in the hands of his wife and children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. The way Fixie sees it, if she doesn’t take care of her father’s legacy, who will?<br /><br /> It’s simply not in Fixie’s nature to say no to people. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, she not only agrees—she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank Fixie for her quick thinking, the computer’s owner, Sebastian, an investment manager, scribbles an IOU on a coffee sleeve and attaches his business card. Fixie laughs it off—she’d never actually claim an IOU from a stranger. Would she?<br /><br /> But then Fixie’s childhood crush, Ryan, comes back into her life, and his lack of a profession pushes all of Fixie’s buttons. As always, she wants nothing for herself—but she’d love Seb to give Ryan a job. No sooner has Seb agreed than the tables are turned once more and a new series of IOUs between Seb and Fixie—from small favors to life-changing moments—ensues. Soon Fixie, Ms. Fixit for everyone else, is torn between her family and the life she really wants. Does she have the courage to take a stand? Will she finally grab the life, and love, she really wants?<br /><b><br />Praise for <i>I Owe You One</i></b><br /><br />“This book is a shot of pure joy!”<b>—Jenny Colgan, author of <i>The Bookshop on the Corner</i></b><br /><br />“A delightful, irresistible romp.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /> “[A] fun story about family, loyalty, and taking charge of your own life . . . Kinsella creates a charming story full of quirky characters and laugh-out-loud dialogue. . . . [Her] many fans will devour this warm and hilarious read.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i></b><br /><br /> “<i>I Owe You One </i>is another impossibly delightful story by Sophie Kinsella, a must-read for her die-hard fans and new readers alike.”<b>—<i>PopSugar</i>, “24 of the Best New Books Coming Out This Winter”</b>
Beartown: A Novel
by Fredrik Backman

Language

English

Pages

433

Publication Date

April 25, 2017

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<b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: <i>LibraryReads </i></b><b>•</b><b><i> BookBrowse </i></b><b>• </b><b><i>Goodreads </i></b><BR> <BR><b>“You’ll love this engrossing novel.” —<i>People</i></b><BR> <BR><b>The bestselling author of<i> A Man Called Ove</i> returns with a dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the price required to make it come true.</b><BR><BR>People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever-encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded this town. And in that ice rink is the reason people in Beartown believe tomorrow will be better than today. Their junior ice hockey team is about to compete in the national semi-finals, and they actually have a shot at winning. All the hopes and dreams of this place now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys.<BR> <BR>Being responsible for the hopes of an entire town is a heavy burden, and the semi-final match is the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatized and a town in turmoil. Accusations are made and, like ripples on a pond, they travel through all of Beartown, leaving no resident unaffected.<BR> <BR><i>Beartown</i> explores the hopes that bring a small community together, the secrets that tear it apart, and the courage it takes for an individual to go against the grain. In this story of a small forest town, Fredrik Backman has found the entire world.
Look Alive Twenty-Five: A Stephanie Plum Novel
by Janet Evanovich

Language

English

Pages

317

Publication Date

November 13, 2018

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<b><b>Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 </b><b><i>New York Times</i></b><b>-bestselling series. </b></b><br /><br />There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, cole slaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they'd better figure out what's going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.
Charming as Puck
by Pippa Grant

Language

English

Pages

360

Publication Date

February 01, 2019

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<b>The man could charm the panties off a nun...</b><br /><br />Nick Murphy. Hockey god. My best friend’s big brother. My friend-with-mindblowing-benefits. The best thing to happen to my nether regions since my subscription to the toy of the month club. The man I’ve been secretly in love with for years.<br /><br />And total ass.<br /><br />I am so done with him.<br /><br />Except there’s one small problem.<br /><br />Now that I’ve cut him off, his hockey game is in the toilet. He’s convinced I’m his good luck charm, and he wants me back. But only for his game.<br /><br />I’ll be strong. I will. I’ll resist.<br /><br />Asses don’t change their stripes.<br /><br />Or do they?<br /><br />This plan would be so easy if the man wasn't Charming as Puck...<br /><br /><i>Charming as Puck is a romping fun romance between a hockey player and his sister's best friend, complete with farm animals, epic birthday presents, and Berger Twin sightings. This romantic comedy stands alone with no cheating or cliffhangers and ends with a pucking awesome happily ever after.</i>
Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel
by Andrew Sean Greer

Language

English

Pages

273

Publication Date

July 18, 2017

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<b><b>A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (<em>The </em><i>New York Times Book Review).</i></b></b><b><b><i></i></b></b></br></br><strong >WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<br /></strong><strong >National Bestseller<br /></strong><strong >A<i> New York Times</i> Notable Book of 2017<br /></strong><b >A <i>Washington Post </i>Top Ten Book of 2017<br /></b><b >A <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> Top Ten Book of 2017<br /></b><b ><b><b><b>Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, the Lambda Award, and the California Book Award</b></b></b></b></br></br><b><i></i></b><i></i></br></br>Who says you can't run away from your problems? You are a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: your boyfriend of the past nine years is engaged to someone else. You can't say yes--it would be too awkward--and you can't say no--it would look like defeat. On your desk are a series of invitations to half-baked literary events around the world.</br></br><b >QUESTION</b>: How do you arrange to skip town?</br></br><b>ANSWER</b>: You accept them all.</br></br><i >What would possibly go wrong? </i>Arthur Less will almost fall in love in Paris, almost fall to his death in Berlin, barely escape to a Moroccan ski chalet from a Saharan sandstorm, accidentally book himself as the (only) writer-in-residence at a Christian Retreat Center in Southern India, and encounter, on a desert island in the Arabian Sea, the last person on Earth he wants to face. Somewhere in there: he will turn fifty. Through it all, there is his first love. And there is his last.</br></br>Because, despite all these mishaps, missteps, misunderstandings and mistakes, <i>Less</i> is, above all, a love story.</br></br>A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, a bittersweet romance of chances lost, by an author <i>The New York Times</i> has hailed as "inspired, lyrical," "elegiac," "ingenious," as well as "too sappy by half," <i>Less </i>shows a writer at the peak of his talents raising the curtain on our shared human comedy.<i></i></br></br><b >"I could not love LESS more."--Ron Charles, <em>The </em></b><i ><b>Washington Post</b></i></br></br><b >"Andrew Sean Greer's<i> Less</i> is excellent company. It's no less than bedazzling, bewitching and be-wonderful."-<i>-</i>Christopher Buckley<i>, The New York Times Book Review</i></b></br></br>
China Rich Girlfriend: A Novel (Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy Book 2)
by Kevin Kwan

Language

English

Pages

394

Publication Date

June 16, 2015

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<b>From the bestselling author of <i>Crazy Rich Asian</i>s (Now a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE) comes a deliciously fun story of family, fortune, and fame in Mainland China. <br /><br /><b>Book Two of the Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy</b></b><br /><br />It’s the eve of Rachel Chu’s wedding, and she should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond, a wedding dress she loves, and a fiancé willing to thwart his meddling relatives and give up one of the biggest fortunes in Asia in order to marry her. Still, Rachel mourns the fact that her birthfather, a man she never knew, won’t be there to walk her down the aisle.  <br /><br />Then a chance accident reveals his identity. Suddenly, Rachel is drawn into a dizzying world of Shanghai splendor, a world where people attend church in a penthouse, where exotic cars race down the boulevard, and where people aren’t just crazy rich … they’re China rich.
Rich People Problems (Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy Book 3)
by Kevin Kwan

Language

English

Pages

418

Publication Date

May 23, 2017

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<b>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> <b>(now a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE) </b>and <i>China Rich Girlfriend</i>, here is the uproarious conclusion to the Crazy Rich Asians Series.<br /><b><b><b><br /></b></b><i>Esquire </i>Best Books of 2017<br /><i>Kirkus </i>Best Fictional Families of 2017<br /><br /></b>Book Three of the Crazy Rich Asians Series</b><br /><br />When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedside—but he's not alone. The entire Shang-Young clan has convened from all corners of the globe to stake claim on their matriarch’s massive fortune. With each family member vying to inherit Tyersall Park—a trophy estate on 64 prime acres in the heart of Singapore—Nicholas’s childhood home turns into a hotbed of speculation and sabotage. As her relatives fight over heirlooms, Astrid Leong is at the center of her own storm, desperately in love with her old sweetheart Charlie Wu, but tormented by her ex-husband—a man hell bent on destroying Astrid’s reputation and relationship. Meanwhile Kitty Pong, married to China’s second richest man, billionaire Jack Bing, still feels second best next to her new step-daughter, famous fashionista Colette Bing. A sweeping novel that takes us from the elegantly appointed mansions of Manila to the secluded private islands in the Sulu Sea, from a kidnapping at Hong Kong’s most elite private school to a surprise marriage proposal at an Indian palace, caught on camera by the telephoto lenses of paparazzi, Kevin Kwan's hilarious, gloriously wicked new novel reveals the long-buried secrets of Asia's most privileged families and their rich people problems.
The Promise (Neighbor from Hell Book 10)
by R.L. Mathewson

Language

English

Pages

270

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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How far would you go to keep a promise?<br /><br />Reed Bradford never should have made that promise.<br /><br />He’d barely survived the first time around, but now she was back, his best friend’s little sister, his one-time neighbor, and the woman that he never should have promised to protect. He never should have done a lot of things, like cross that line, but once he did…<br /><br />There was no turning back.<br /><br />Joey Lawson always had a plan, but unfortunately, mostly for her, sometimes those plans backfired. On her. This time would be no different. After the unfortunate incident that she felt was better not to think about, she found herself doing the one thing that she’d never survive.<br /><br />Falling in love with a Bradford.<br /><br /><br />Excerpt from The Promise: <br /><br />“Reed?” she said, licking her lips nervously as the man that was making it difficult to think glared at her.<br /><br />“Do you know what I did for the past twelve years, Joey?” he asked, which she normally would have taken as a good sign, but since he’d asked that question through clenched teeth and followed that up by placing his hands on the counter on either side of her hips so that he could lean down until they were eye-to-eye and she was left regretting so many things.<br /><br />She opened her mouth to venture a guess only to quickly rethink that decision and settle for a simple shake of her head, which seemed to appease the large angry man. Nodding in approval, he reached up and gently pushed a strand of her hair back as he leaned in closer so that his mouth was next to her ear. <br /><br />“For the past twelve years, Joey, I haven’t thought about you,” he whispered seductively, making her swallow nervously. <br />“I haven’t wondered about you, asked about you, or thought about you, and do you know why?” he asked as she felt his hand close over her hip.<br /><br />She shook her head only to close her eyes on a shaky breath when she felt his lips brush against her ear. “Because for the first twelve years you made my life a living hell. I worried about you every single day and it only got worse when you left. But when you decided to let me know just how much you hated me, I stopped worrying. I stopped caring. But now…” he said softly, letting his words trail off so that he could brush his lips down the side of her neck, leaving a trail of goosebumps in their wake and making her breath catch. <br /><br />“Do you know what I think about now?” he asked in a seductive whisper that made it difficult to think as he kissed her chin.<br /><br />“N-no.” <br /><br />“You,” he said, brushing his lips softly against hers. “I think about you, Joey.”<br />
Three Wishes: A Novel
by Liane Moriarty

Language

English

Pages

378

Publication Date

October 13, 2009

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<p>A <em>New York Times </em>bestseller, <em>Three Wishes </em>is the funny, heartwarming and completely charming first novel from Liane Moriarty, also the author of #1 <em>New York Times </em>bestsellers <em>The Husband’s Secret, Big Little Lies, </em>and <em>Truly Madly Guilty</em>.</p><p>Lyn, Cat, and Gemma Kettle, beautiful thirty-three-year-old triplets, seem to attract attention everywhere they go. Together, laughter, drama, and mayhem seem to follow them. But apart, each is dealing with her own share of ups and downs. Lyn has organized her life into one big checklist, Cat has just learned a startling secret about her marriage, and Gemma, who bolts every time a relationship hits the six-month mark, holds out hope for lasting love. In this wise, witty, and hilarious novel, we follow the Kettle sisters through their tumultuous thirty-third year as they deal with sibling rivalry and secrets, revelations and relationships, unfaithful husbands and unthinkable decisions, and the fabulous, frustrating life of forever being part of a trio.</p>

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