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See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey In Christian s own words and through his thoughts reflections and dreams E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world Christian Grey exercises control in all things his world is neat disciplined and utterly empty until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair He tries to forget her but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist Unlike any woman he has known before shy unworldly Ana seems to see right through him past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian s cold wounded heart Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night Or will his dark sexual desires his compulsion to control and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him This book is intended for mature audiences
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
A spare yet eloquent bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who in advanced age come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future In the familiar setting of Holt Colorado home to all of Kent Haruf s inimitable fiction Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor Louis Waters Her husband died years ago as did his wife and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades in fact Addie was quite fond of Louis s wife His daughter lives hours away in Colorado Springs her son even farther away in Grand Junction and Addie and Louis have long been living alone in houses now empty of family the nights so terribly lonely especially with no one to talk with Their brave adventures their pleasures and their difficulties are hugely involving and truly resonant making Our Souls at Night the perfect final installment to this beloved writer s enduring contribution to American literature
The award-winning genre-defining debut from 1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our StarsWinner of the Michael L Printz AwardLos Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistNew York Times bestsellerBefore Miles Pudge Halter is done with his safe life at home His whole life has been one big non-event and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the Great Perhaps even more Francois Rabelais poet He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School and his life becomes the opposite of safe Because down the hall is Alaska Young The gorgeous clever funny sexy self-destructive screwed up and utterly fascinating Alaska Young She is an event unto herself She pulls Pudge into her world launches him into the Great Perhaps and steals his heart Then After Nothing is ever the same
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn this rich involving novel from Danielle Steel a woman s life catapults from the old to the new as she learns to seize the moment COUNTRY Stephanie Adams is a devoted stay-at-home mother married to a successful lawyer in northern California in a dead marriage she s stayed in for years for the sake of her children Then on a ski trip in Squaw Valley her fifty-two-year-old husband dies suddenly and all bets are off Despite her children s grief and her own conflicting emotions and loneliness Stephanie tries to move on but struggles to find herself as an independent individual after years of giving up her life for everyone else A spur-of-the-moment road trip and fork in the road lead her to Las Vegas the Grand Canyon and a chance meeting and her whole life changes forever She meets country music megastar Chase Taylor who opens his whole world to her Stephanie is no longer the same woman and can t be anymore A new man A new life The excitement of Nashville She discovers not only Chase but herself The music is bittersweet and the lyrics true in his dazzling exotic and honest world As it deftly explores the complex ties between spouses children lovers and friends and dances between the past and the future... Danielle Steel s moving novel brilliantly captures the shock of sudden loss and the freedom it can bring Here America s most beloved novelist shares the enduring power of seizing the day Carpe diem more
Lizzy and Diesel are back in an all-new wicked adventure from 1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich and Emmy Award winning co-author Phoef Sutton Murdered and mummified nearly a century ago notorious bootlegger Collier Peg Leg Dazzle discovered and re-hid a famous pirate s treasure somewhere along the coast of New England A vast collection of gold and silver coins and precious gems the bounty also contains the Stone of Avarice the very item reluctant treasure seeker Lizzy Tucker and her partner Diesel have been enlisted to find While Lizzy would just like to live a quiet semi-normal life Diesel is all about the hunt And this hunt is going to require a genuine treasure map and a ship worthy of sailing the seven seas or at least getting them from Salem Harbor to Maine Greed is eternal and insatiable and Lizzy and Diesel aren t the only ones searching for the lost pirate s chest People who have dedicated their entire lives to finding it are willing to commit murder or make a deal with the devil just to hold the fortune in their hands One of those people may even be Wulf Diesel s deceptively charming and enigmatic cousin Wulf desires the Stone of Avarice He also desires Lizzy It s hard to say how far he s willing to go... to gain either one Wicked Charms is a swashbuckling adventure full of raiders monkeys minions and mayhem Lizzy and Diesel are going to have to do everything they can to keep their heads above water and hope they re living a charmed life more
Now in paperback the international bestselling romantic comedy bursting with warmth emotional depth and humor Entertainment Weekly featuring the oddly charming socially challenged genetics professor Don as he seeks true love The art of love is never a science Meet Don Tillman a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics who s decided it s time he found a wife In the orderly evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things he designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner a sixteen-page scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers the smokers the late arrivers Rosie Jarman possesses all these qualities Don easily disqualifies her as a candidate for The Wife Project even if she is quite intelligent for a barmaid But Don is intrigued by Rosie s own quest to identify her biological father When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on The Father Project Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie and the realization that despite your best scientific efforts you don t find love it finds you Arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional Graeme Simsion s distinctive debut navigates the choppy waters of adult relationships both romantic and platonic with a fresh... take USA TODAY Filled with humor and plenty of heart The Rosie Project is a delightful reminder that all of us no matter how we re wired just want to fit in Chicago Tribune more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn her now classic novel Outlander Diana Gabaldon told the story of Claire Randall an English ex-combat nurse who walks through a stone circle in the Scottish Highlands in 1946 and disappears into 1743 The story unfolded from there in seven bestselling novels and CNN has called it a grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across centuries Now the story continues in Written in My Own Heart s Blood 1778 France declares war on Great Britain the British army leaves Philadelphia and George Washington s troops leave Valley Forge in pursuit At this moment Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife his illegitimate son has discovered to his horror who his father really is and his beloved nephew Ian wants to marry a Quaker Meanwhile Jamie s wife Claire and his sister Jenny are busy picking up the pieces The Frasers can only be thankful that their daughter Brianna and her family are safe in twentieth-century Scotland Or not In fact Brianna is searching for her own son who was kidnapped by a man determined to learn her family s secrets Her husband Roger has ventured into the past in search... of the missing boy never suspecting that the object of his quest has not left the present Now with Roger out of the way the kidnapper can focus on his true target Brianna herself Written in My Own Heart s Blood is the brilliant next chapter in a masterpiece of the imagination unlike any other Praise for Written in My Own Heart s Blood Written in My Own Heart s Blood features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect People Another breakneck rip-roaring oh-so-addictive page-turner from Gabaldon Take a deep breath jump aboard and enjoy the ride Library Journal With her Outlander series Gabaldon successfully juggles a sizable and captivating cast of characters developing thrilling plotlines that borrow equally from adventure history and romance and meticulously integrating a wealth of fascinating period details into the story without slowing down the pace The result is a sprawling and enthralling saga that is guaranteed to keep readers up long past their bedtimes Booklist starred review From the Hardcover edition more
There s never been a better time to discover the novels behind the blockbuster Starz original series Outlander Blending rich historical fiction with riveting adventure and a truly epic love story here are the first four books of Diana Gabaldon s New York Times bestselling saga that introduced the world to the brilliant Claire Randall and valiant Highlander Jamie Fraser OUTLANDER DRAGONFLY IN AMBER VOYAGER DRUMS OF AUTUMN Scottish Highlands 1945 Claire Randall a former British combat nurse is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles Suddenly she is a Sassenach an outlander in a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord 1743 Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life and may shatter her heart Marooned amid danger passion and violence her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser a gallant young Scots warrior What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men in two irreconcilable lives Praise for Diana Gabaldon s Outlander novels Marvelous and fantastic adventures romance sex perfect escape... reading San Francisco Chronicle on Outlander History comes deliciously alive on the page New York Daily News on Outlander Gabaldon is a born storyteller The pages practically turn themselves The Arizona Republic on Dragonfly in Amber Triumphant Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer Publishers Weekly on Voyager Unforgettable characters richly embroidered with historical detail The Cincinnati Post on Drums of Autumnmore
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES Unrivaled storytelling Unforgettable characters Rich historical detail These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon s work Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans Here is the story that started it all introducing two remarkable characters Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages OUTLANDER The year is 1945 Claire Randall a former combat nurse is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles Suddenly she is a Sassenach an outlander in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of Our Lord 1743 Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life and shatter her heart For here James Fraser a gallant young Scots warrior shows her a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable... lives Praise for Diana Gabaldon s Outlander novels Marvelous and fantastic adventures romance sex perfect escape reading San Francisco Chronicle on Outlander History comes deliciously alive on the page New York Daily News on Outlander Gabaldon is a born storyteller The pages practically turn themselves The Arizona Republic on Dragonfly in Amber Triumphant Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer Publishers Weekly on Voyager Unforgettable characters richly embroidered with historical detail The Cincinnati Post on Drums of Autumn A grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across centuries CNN on The Fiery Cross The large scope of the novel allows Gabaldon to do what she does best paint in exquisite detail the lives of her characters Booklist on A Breath of Snow and Ashes Features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect People on Written in My Own Heart s Bloodmore
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