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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
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
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
Lieutenant Eve Dallas walks the thin line between love and hate in this fabulous 40th thriller from 1 New York Times bestseller J D Robb Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media She and her billionaire husband are getting accustomed to being objects of attention of gossip of speculation But now Eve has become the object of one person s obsession Someone who finds her extraordinary and thinks about her every hour of every day Who believes the two of them have a special relationship Who would kill for her again and again With a murderer reading meanings into her every move handling this case will be a delicate and dangerous psychological dance And Eve knows that underneath the worship and admiration a terrible threat lies in wait Because the beautiful lieutenant is not at all grateful for these bloody offerings from her true and loyal friend And in time idols always fall
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
New York Times bestselling author Allison Pataki follows up on her critically acclaimed debut novel The Traitor s Wife with the little-known and tumultuous love story of Sisi the Austro-Hungarian Empress and captivating wife of Emperor Franz Joseph The year is 1853 and the Habsburgs are Europe s most powerful ruling family With his empire stretching from Austria to Russia from Germany to Italy Emperor Franz Joseph is young rich and ready to marry Fifteen-year-old Elisabeth Sisi Duchess of Bavaria travels to the Habsburg Court with her older sister who is betrothed to the young emperor But shortly after her arrival at court Sisi finds herself in an unexpected dilemma she has inadvertently fallen for and won the heart of her sister s groom Franz Joseph reneges on his earlier proposal and declares his intention to marry Sisi instead Thrust onto the throne of Europe s most treacherous imperial court Sisi upsets political and familial loyalties in her quest to win and keep the love of her emperor her people and of the world With Pataki s rich period detail and cast of complex bewitching characters The Accidental Empress offers a captivating glimpse into one of history s most intriguing royal families shedding new light on the... glittering Hapsburg Empire and its most mesmerizing most beloved Fairy Queen more
One book Two readers A world of mystery menace and desire A young woman picks up a book left behind by a stranger Inside it are his margin notes which reveal a reader entranced by the story and by its mysterious author She responds with notes of her own leaving the book for the stranger and so begins an unlikely conversation that plunges them both into the unknown The book Ship of Theseus the final novel by a prolific but enigmatic writer named V M Straka in which a man with no past is shanghaied onto a strange ship with a monstrous crew and launched onto a disorienting and perilous journey The writer Straka the incendiary and secretive subject of one of the world s greatest mysteries a revolutionary about whom the world knows nothing apart from the words he wrote and the rumors that swirl around him The readers Jennifer and Eric a college senior and a disgraced grad student both facing crucial decisions about who they are who they might become and how much they re willing to trust another person with their passions hurts and fears S conceived by filmmaker J J Abrams and written by award-winning novelist Doug Dorst is the chronicle of two readers finding each other in the margins of a book and enmeshing themselves in a deadly... struggle between forces they don t understand and it is also Abrams and Dorst s love letter to the written word more
Funny tender and moving The Storied Life of A J Fikry reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love A J Fikry s life is not at all what he expected it to be He lives alone his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history and now his prized possession a rare collection of Poe poems has been stolen But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over--and see everything anew This novel has humor romance a touch of suspense but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and really all of humanity in its imperfect glory -- Eowyn Ivey author of The Snow Child Marvelously optimistic about the future of books and bookstores and the people who love both -- The Washington Post You won t want it to end -- Family Circle A natural for book groups -- Richmond Times-Dispatch A reader s paradise of the first order -- The Buffalo News A fun page-turning delight -- Minneapolis Star Tribune Captures the joy of connecting people and books Irresistible -- Booklist A wonderful moving endearing story of redemption and transformation that will sing in your heart for a very very long time -- Garth Stein author of The Art of Racing in the Rain Readers who... delighted in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Letters from Skye will be equally captivated by this novel Library Journal starred reviewmore
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom one of the master storytellers of this or any age The Tampa Tribune comes the stunning final adventure of one of the most remarkable and appealing characters in current fiction The Virginian-Pilot as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of Odd Thomas to its dazzling conclusion Odd Thomas is back where it all started because the time has come to finish it Since he left his simple life in the small town of Pico Mundo California his journey has taken him to places strange and wonderful mysterious and terrifying Across the land in the company of mortals and spirits alike he has known kindness and cruelty felt love and loss saved lives and taken them as he s borne witness to humanity s greatest good and darkest evil Again and again he has gone where he must and done what he had to do for better or worse with his courage and devotion sorely tested and his soul forever changed Every triumph has been hard won Each sacrifice has taken its toll Now whatever destiny drives him has finally steered his steps home where those he cares for most surround him the memory of his tragically lost true love haunts him and one last challenge vast and dreadful awaits him For Odd Thomas born to serve a purpose far... greater than himself the wandering is done Only the reckoning remains Praise for Saint Odd Equal parts supernatural thriller cultural satire character study bildungsroman offbeat love story road trip spiritual meditation and apocalyptic adventure the Odd Thomas books are more than irresistible page-turners They are intimate haunting often heartrending exhilarating and beautifully composed Biography com Odd Thomas is such an endearing and likable character and more than anything else has been the reason for the success of the series For readers who have been with Odd all along Saint Odd will satisfy Bookreporter Acclaim for Dean Koontz and his Odd Thomas novels Odd s strange gifts coupled with his intelligence and self-effacing humor make him one of the most quietly authoritative characters in recent popular fiction Publishers Weekly Koontz gives his character wit good humor a familiarity with the dark side of humanity and moral outrage USA Today The ultimate Everyman an avatar of hope and honor and courage for all of us the linchpin of a rollicking good tale Odd evokes the homespun wisdom of Forrest Gump amid the mind-spinning adventures of a Jack Bauer BookPage There s never anything predictable about an Odd Thomas adventure Booklist The nice young fry cook with the occult powers is Koontz s most likable creation candid upright amusing and sometimes withering The New York Times An inventive mix of suspense whimsy and uplift The Washington Post Heartfelt and provocative a wonderfully rich and entertaining story Chicago Sun-Timesmore
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