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Instant 1 New York Times Bestseller The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl It is liable to draw a large bedazzled readership The New York Times Like its train the story blasts through the stagnation of these lives in suburban London and the reader cannot help but turn pages The Boston Globe Gone Girl fans will devour this psychological thriller People A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people s lives Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning Every day she rattles down the track flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck She s even started to feel like she knows them Jess and Jason she calls them Their life as she sees it is perfect Not unlike the life she recently lost And then she sees something shocking It s only a minute until the train moves on but it s enough Now everything s changed Unable to keep it to herself Rachel offers what she knows to the police and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next as well as in the lives of everyone involved Has she done more harm than good Compulsively readable The Girl... on the Train is an emotionally immersive Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut more
An historic literary event the publication of a newly discovered novel the earliest known work from Harper Lee the beloved bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic To Kill a Mockingbird Originally written in the mid-1950s Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird Assumed to have been lost the manuscript was discovered in late 2014 Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father Jean Louise Finch Scout struggles with issues both personal and political involving Atticus society and the small Alabama town that shaped her Exploring how the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird are adjusting to the turbulent events transforming mid-1950s America Go Set a Watchman casts a fascinating new light on Harper Lee s enduring classic Moving funny and compelling it stands as a magnificent novel in its own right
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURENow available as a three-volume paperback boxed set E L James s New York Times 1 bestselling trilogy has been hailed by Entertainment Weekly as being in a class by itself Beginning with the GoodReads Choice Award Romance Finalist Fifty Shades of Grey the Fifty Shades Trilogy will obsess you possess you and stay with you forever This boxed set includes the following novels FIFTY SHADES OF GREY When college student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey she encounters a man who is beautiful brilliant and intimidating The unworldly Ana realizes she wants this man and Grey admits he wants her too but on his own terms When the couple embarks on a daring passionately physical affair Ana discovers Christian s secrets and explores her own desires FIFTY SHADES DARKER Daunted by Christian s dark secrets and singular tastes Ana has broken off their relationship to start a new career But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought They rekindle their searing sensual affair and while Christian wrestles with his inner demons Ana is forced to make the most important decision of her life FIFTY SHADES FREED Now Ana and Christian have it all love... passion intimacy wealth and a world of possibilities for their future But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle misfortune malice and fate conspire to turn Ana s deepest fears into reality This book is intended for mature audiences more
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTFrom the highly acclaimed multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr the beautiful stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of its thousands of locks When she is six Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home When she is twelve the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo where Marie-Laure s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea With them they carry what might be the museum s most valuable and dangerous jewel In a mining town in Germany the orphan Werner grows up with his younger sister enchanted by a crude radio they find Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments a talent that wins him a place at a brutal academy for Hitler Youth then a special assignment to track the resistance More and more aware of the human cost of his intelligence Werner travels through... the heart of the war and finally into Saint-Malo where his story and Marie-Laure s converge Doerr s stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors San Francisco Chronicle are dazzling Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner he illuminates the ways against all odds people try to be good to one another Ten years in the writing All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent deeply moving novel from a writer whose sentences never fail to thrill Los Angeles Times more
MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORDWIDENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey she encounters a man who is beautiful brilliant and intimidating The unworldly innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and despite his enigmatic reserve finds she is desperate to get close to him Unable to resist Ana s quiet beauty wit and independent spirit Grey admits he wants her too but on his own terms Shocked yet thrilled by Grey s singular erotic tastes Ana hesitates For all the trappings of success his multinational businesses his vast wealth his loving family Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control When the couple embarks on a daring passionately physical affair Ana discovers Christian Grey s secrets and explores her own dark desires This book is intended for mature audiences
It was a beautiful breezy yellow-and-green afternoon This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959 The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness an indefinable enviable kind of specialness But they are also like all families in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture Abby and Red and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments laughter and celebrations but also jealousies disappointments and carefully guarded secrets From Red s father and mother newly arrived in Baltimore in the 1920s to Abby and Red s grandchildren carrying the family legacy boisterously into the twenty-first century here are four generations of Whitshanks their lives unfolding in and around the sprawling lovingly worn Baltimore house that has always been their anchor Brimming with all the insight humor and generosity of spirit that are the hallmarks of Anne Tyler s work A Spool of Blue Thread tells a poignant yet unsentimental story in praise of family in all its emotional complexity It is a novel to cherish
In love we find out who we want to be In war we find out who we are FRANCE 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband Antoine as he heads for the Front She doesn t believe that the Nazis will invade France but invade they do in droves of marching soldiers in caravans of trucks and tanks in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent When a German captain requisitions Vianne s home she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything Without food or money or hope as danger escalates all around them she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive Vianne s sister Isabelle is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war she meets G etan a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France and she falls in love as only the young can completely But when he betrays her Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back risking her life time and again to save others With courage grace and powerful insight bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate... part of history seldom seen the women s war The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters separated by years and experience by ideals passion and circumstance each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival love and freedom in German-occupied war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women It is a novel for everyone a novel for a lifetime more
MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought and when he proposes a new arrangement Anastasia cannot resist They rekindle their searing sensual affair and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged driven and demanding Fifty Shades While Christian wrestles with his inner demons Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her and make the most important decision of her life This book is intended for mature audiences
MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably Shocked intrigued and ultimately repelled by Christian s singular erotic tastes Ana demands a deeper commitment Determined to keep her Christian agrees Now Ana and Christian have it all love passion intimacy wealth and a world of possibilities for their future But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate Ana must somehow learn to share Christian s opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own identity And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle misfortune malice and fate conspire to make Ana s deepest fears turn to reality This book is intended for mature audiences
From the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased Axl and Beatrice a couple of elderly Britons decide that now is the time finally for them to set off across this troubled land of mist and rain to find the son they have not seen for years the son they can scarcely remember They know they will face many hazards some strange and otherworldly but they cannot foresee how their journey will reveal to them the dark and forgotten corners of their love for each other Nor can they foresee that they will be joined on their journey by a Saxon warrior his orphan charge and a knight each of them like Axl and Beatrice lost in some way to his own past but drawn inexorably toward the comfort and the burden of the fullness of a life s memories Sometimes savage sometimes mysterious always intensely moving Kazuo Ishiguro s first novel in a decade tells a luminous story about the act of forgetting and the power of memory a resonant tale of love vengeance and war
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