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1 New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival About the experience of violence abuse love loss and femininity The book is divided into four chapters and each chapter serves a different purpose Deals with a different pain Heals a different heartache Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look
The 1 New York Times bestseller that Entertainment Weekly called a surefire hit NOW AN HBO LIMITED SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON NICOLE KIDMAN SHAILENE WOODLEY ALEXANDER SKARSG RD LAURA DERN ADAM SCOTT AND ZO KRAVITZ FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WILD AND DALLAS BUYERS CLUB JEAN-MARC VALL E AND WRITER DAVID E KELLEY Sometimes it s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal A murder a tragic accident or just parents behaving badly What s indisputable is that someone is dead But who did what Big Little Lies follows three women each at a crossroads Madeline is a force to be reckoned with She s funny and biting passionate she remembers everything and forgives no one Her ex-husband and his yogi new wife have moved into her beloved beachside community and their daughter is in the same kindergarten class as Madeline s youngest how is this possible And to top it all off Madeline s teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madeline s ex-husband over her How Is This Possible Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare While she may seem a bit flustered at times who wouldn t be with those rambunctious twin boys Now that the boys are starting school Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen... of the school parent body But royalty often comes at a price and Celeste is grappling with how much more she is willing to pay New to town single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son But why While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives mothers and daughters schoolyard scandal and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive more
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm Meet Ove He s a curmudgeon the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window He has staunch principles strict routines and a short fuse People call him the bitter neighbor from hell But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove s mailbox it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats unexpected friendship and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents association to their very foundations A feel-good story in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Major Pettigrew s Last Stand Fredrik Backman s novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others If there was an award for Most Charming Book of the Year this first novel by a Swedish blogger-turned-overnight-sensation would win hands down... Booklist starred review more
Mackenzie Allen Philips youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness Mack receives a suspicious note apparently from God inviting him back to that shack for a weekend Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change Mack s world forever In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant The Shack wrestles with the timeless question Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him You ll want everyone you know to read this book
A New York Times bestseller Chosen as a best book of the year by NPR The Washington Post The Chicago Tribune The San Francisco Chronicle and The Philadelphia Inquirer The same gorgeous layered richness that marked Towles debut Rules of Civility shapes A Gentleman in Moscow Entertainment Weekly The Grand Budapest Hotel and Eloise meets all the Bond villains TheSkimm Irresistible an elegant period piece as lavishly filigreed as a Faberge egg O the Oprah Magazine He can t leave his hotel You won t want to From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel In 1922 Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin Rostov an indomitable man of erudition and wit has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel s doors Unexpectedly his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery Brimming with humor a glittering cast of characters and one... beautifully rendered scene after another this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count s endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose And the intrigue A Gentleman in Moscow is laced with sparkling threads they will tie up and tokens they will matter special keys secret compartments gold coins vials of coveted liquid old-fashioned pistols duels and scars hidden assignations discreet and smoky stolen passports a ruby necklace mysterious letters on elegant hotel stationery a luscious stage set backdrop for a downright Casablanca-like drama The San Francisco Chroniclemore
The seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author soon to be a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss Samira Wiley and Joseph Fiennes Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant because in an age of declining births Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable Offred can remember the days before when she lived and made love with her husband Luke when she played with and protected her daughter when she had a job money of her own and access to knowledge But all of that is gone now Funny unexpected horrifying and altogether convincing The Handmaid s Tale is at once scathing satire dire warning and literary tour de force
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this definitive novel readers will follow Thrawn s rise to power uncovering the events that created one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire Grand Admiral Thrawn is also one of the most captivating characters in the Star Wars universe from his introduction in bestselling author Timothy Zahn s classic Heir to the Empire through his continuing adventures in Dark Force Rising The Last Command and beyond But Thrawn s origins and the story of his rise in the Imperial ranks have remained mysterious Now in Star Wars Thrawn Timothy Zahn chronicles the fateful events that launched the blue-skinned red-eyed master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power and infamy
THE NEW MEMORY MAN NOVEL Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk then turns the gun on himself Even with Decker s extraordinary powers of observation and deduction the killing is baffling Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter--a family man with a successful consulting business--and his victim a schoolteacher Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the attack Enter Harper Brown An agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency she orders Decker to back off the case The murder is part of an open DIA investigation one so classified that Decker and his team aren t cleared for it But they learn that the DIA believes solving the murder is now a matter of urgent national security Critical information may have been leaked to a hostile government--or worse an international terrorist group--and an attack may be imminent Decker s never been one to follow the rules especially with the stakes so high Forced into an uneasy alliance with Agent Brown Decker remains laser focused on only one goal solving the case before it s too late
Soon to be a major motion picture Stephen King s terrifying classic 1 New York Times bestseller a landmark in American literature Chicago Sun-Times about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers an evil without a name It Welcome to Derry Maine It s a small city a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown Only in Derry the haunting is real They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness But the promise they made twenty-eight years ago calls them reunite in the same place where as teenagers they battled an evil creature that preyed on the city s children Now children are being murdered again and their repressed memories of that terrifying summer return as they prepare to once again battle the monster lurking in Derry s sewers Readers of Stephen King know that Derry Maine is a place with a deep dark hold on the author It reappears in many of his books including Bag of Bones Hearts in Atlantis and 11 22 63 But it all starts with It Stephen King s most mature work St Petersburg Times It will overwhelm you to be read in a well-lit room only Los... Angeles Times more
The Instant 1 New York Times and USA Today BestsellerThree bodies in a beautiful and luxurious bedroom Billy Harney was born to be a cop The son of Chicago s chief of detectives whose twin sister is also on the force Billy plays it by the book Alongside Detective Kate Fenton Billy s tempestuous adrenaline-junkie partner there s nothing he wouldn t sacrifice for his job Enter Amy Lentini a hard-charging assistant state s attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself-who suspects Billy isn t the cop he claims to be They re about to be linked by more than their careers One missing black book A horrifying murder leads investigators to an unexpected address-an exclusive brothel that caters to Chicago s most powerful citizens There s plenty of incriminating evidence on the scene-but what matters most is what s missing the madam s black book Now shock waves are rippling through the city s elite and everyone s desperate to find it Chicago has never been more dangerous As everyone who s anyone in Chicago scrambles to get their hands on the elusive black book no one s motives can be trusted An ingenious inventive thriller about power corruption and the power of secrets to scandalize a city-and possibly destroy a family-The Black Book is... James Patterson at his page-turning best more
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