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The New York Times bestseller soon to be a major motion picture US release on June 3 2016 They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life steady boyfriend close family who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village She takes a badly needed job working for ex Master of the Universe Will Traynor who is wheelchair bound after an accident Will has always lived a huge life big deals extreme sports worldwide travel and now he s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is Will is acerbic moody bossy but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own she sets out to show him that life is still worth living A Love Story for this generation and perfect for fans of John Green s The Fault in Our Stars Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn t have less in common a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart From the Trade Paperback edition
NATIONAL BEST SELLER Brilliantly written Sweetbitter is the Kitchen Confidential of our time Gabrielle Hamilton author of Blood Bones Butter New York Times Book ReviewA lush raw thrilling novel of the senses about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman set in the wild seductive world of a famous New York City restaurant Let s say I was born when I came over the George Washington Bridge This is how we meet unforgettable Tess the twenty-two-year-old at the heart of this stunning debut Shot from a mundane provincial past Tess comes to New York in the stifling summer of 2006 Alone knowing no one living in a rented room in Williamsburg she manages to land a job as a backwaiter at a celebrated downtown Manhattan restaurant This begins the year we spend with Tess as she starts to navigate the chaotic enchanting punishing and privileged life she has chosen as well as the remorseless and luminous city around her What follows is her education in oysters Champagne the appellations of Burgundy friendship cocaine lust love and dive bars As her appetites awaken for food and wine but also for knowledge experience and belonging we see her helplessly drawn into a darkly alluring love triangle With an orphan s ardor she latches... onto Simone a senior server at the restaurant who has lived in ways Tess only dreams of and against the warnings of coworkers she falls under the spell of Jake the elusive tatted up achingly beautiful bartender These two and their enigmatic connection to each other will prove to be Tess s most exhilarating and painful lesson of all Stephanie Danler intimately defines the crucial transition from girl to woman from living in a place that feels like nowhere to living in a place that feels like the center of the universe She deftly conjures the nonstop and purely adrenalized world of the restaurant conversations interrupted phrases overheard relationships only partially revealed And she evokes the infinite possibilities the unbearable beauty the fragility and brutality of being young in New York with heart-stopping accuracy A lush novel of the senses of taste and hunger seeing and understanding love and desire Sweetbitter is ultimately about the power of what remains after disillusionment and the transformation and wisdom that come from our experiences sweet and bitter more
The sequel to Me Before You which is now a major motion picture We all lose what we love at some point but in her poignant funny way Moyes reminds us that even if it s not always happy there is an ever after Miami Herald You re going to feel uncomfortable in your new world for a bit But I hope you feel a bit exhilarated too Live boldly Push yourself Don t settle Just live well Just live Love Will How do you move on after losing the person you loved How do you build a life worth living Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor she is struggling without him When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family she can t help but feel she s right back where she started Her body heals but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life Which is how she ends up in a church basement with the members of the Moving On support group who share insights laughter frustrations and terrible cookies They will also lead her to the strong capable Sam Fielding the paramedic whose business is life and death and the one man who might be able to understand her Then a figure from Will s past appears and hijacks all her plans... propelling her into a very different future For Lou Clark life after Will Traynor means learning to fall in love again with all the risks that brings But here Jojo Moyes gives us two families as real as our own whose joys and sorrows will touch you deeply and where both changes and surprises await more
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 new Guardians Trilogy novel from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Stars of Fortune To celebrate the rise of their new queen three goddesses of the moon created three stars one of fire one of ice one of water But then they fell from the sky putting the fate of all worlds in danger And now three women and three men join forces to pick up the pieces Mermaid Annika is from the sea and it is there she must return after her quest to find the stars New to this world her purity and beauty are nothing less than breathtaking along with her graceful athleticism as her five new friends discovered when they retrieved the fire star Now through space and time traveler Sawyer King has brought the guardians to the island of Capri where the water star is hidden And as he watches Annika in her element he finds himself drawn to her joyful spirit But Sawyer knows that if he allows her into his heart no compass could ever guide him back to solid ground And in the darkness their enemy broods She lost one star to the guardians but there is still time for blood to be spilled the mermaid s in the water and the traveler s on the land For she has forged a dangerous new weapon Something deadly and unpredictable Something human
Hurt people hurt people Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer s assistant and somehow they met in Bright Lights Big City He s blinded by love She by ambition Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest hilarious and heartrending novel but above all a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us
The final Guardians Trilogy novel from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Bay of Sighs and Stars of Fortune As the hunt for the Star of Ice leads the six guardians to Ireland Doyle the immortal must face his tragic past Three centuries ago he closed off his heart yet his warrior spirit is still drawn to the wild And there s no one more familiar with the wild than Riley and the wolf within her An archaeologist Riley is no stranger to the coast of Clare but now she finds herself on unsure footing targeted by the dark goddess who wants more than the stars more than the blood of the guardians While searching through Irish history for clues that will lead them to the final star and the mysterious Island of Glass Riley must fight her practical nature and admit her sudden attraction to Doyle is more than just a fling For it is his strength that will sustain her and give her the power to run towards love and save them all
A pair of sisters find themselves at a crossroads in this dazzling new novel from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed Where We Belong and The One Only First Comes Love is a story about family friendship and the courage to follow your own heart wherever that may lead Growing up Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving if sometimes contentious relationship Josie was impulsive spirited and outgoing Meredith hardworking thoughtful and reserved When tragedy strikes their delicate bond splinters Fifteen years later Josie and Meredith are in their late thirties following very different paths Josie a first grade teacher is single and this close to swearing off dating for good What she wants more than the right guy however is to become a mother a feeling that is heightened when her ex-boyfriend s daughter is assigned to her class Determined to have the future she s always wanted Josie decides to take matters into her own hands On the outside Meredith is the model daughter with the perfect life A successful attorney she s married to a wonderful man and together they re raising a beautiful four-year-old daughter Yet lately Meredith feels dissatisfied and restless secretly wondering if she chose the life that was... expected of her rather than the one she truly desired As the anniversary of their tragedy looms and painful secrets from the past begin to surface Josie and Meredith must not only confront the issues that divide them but also come to terms with their own choices In their journey toward understanding and forgiveness both sisters discover that they need each other more than they knew and that in the search for true happiness love always comes first Advance praise for First Comes Love Moving and complex First Comes Love proves that Emily Giffin is still at the top of her game Booklist Giffin juggles Josie s quest for motherhood and Meredith s internal conflicts deftly Giffin paints a realistic portrait of the troubled and complex relationship between a pair of sisters Beyond the sisters the novel is rich with well-drawn characters from Gabe Josie s best friend and platonic roommate to Sophie Daniel s girlfriend at the time of his death Giffin s fans will be pleased with this fast-paced witty and thoughtful new offering Kirkus Reviews Giffin s talent is pretty much unparalleled when it comes to the modern woman s story about life love and family Redbook Praise for Emily Giffin Emily Giffin ranks as a grand master She has traversed the slippery slopes of true love lost love marriage motherhood betrayal forgiveness and redemption that have led her to be called a modern-day Jane Austen Chicago Sun-Times A dependably down-to-earth girlfriendly storyteller The New York Times Giffin s talent lies in taking relatable situations and injecting enough wit and suspense to make them feel fresh People Emily Giffin is the creator of characters so real and so enthrallingly flawed that people sometimes forget they are fictional Atlanta Journal-Constitution When it comes to writing stories that resonate with real women bestselling author Emily Giffin has hit her stride San Francisco Chronicle Giffin knows a thing or two about writing a page turner Southern Livingmore
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 Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages OUTLANDER 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 Claire learns 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 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 BloodFrom the Hardcover edition more
Chamberlain s powerful story is a page-turner to the very end -Library JournalRiley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager It was a belief that helped shape her own childhood and that of her brother It shaped her view of her family and their dynamics It influenced her entire life Now more than twenty years later her father has passed away and she s in New Bern North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence that what she has always believed is not the truth Lisa is alive Alive and living under a new identity But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago What secrets are being kept now and what will happen if those secrets are revealed As Riley works to uncover the truth her discoveries will put into question everything she thought she knew about her family Riley must decide what the past means for her present and what she will do with her newfound reality Told with Diane Chamberlain s powerful prose and illumination into the human heart and soul The Silent Sister is an evocative novel of love loss and the bonds among siblings Enthralling and gripping Chamberlain has a gift for telling stories about families whose good intentions go awry in... difficult circumstances Her characters are always portrayed with an understanding that sometimes life s most tragic mistakes require heroic strength to survive -Book Reportermore