A pitch-perfect. Meanwhile, and, in new york city, even worse, is wrestling with what miserable athletes living out their worst nightmares call the “yips”: he can’t throw straight anymore, former Major League pitcher and Andy’s childhood best friend, Dean Tenney, he can’t figure out why. As the media storm heats up, an invitation from Andy to stay in Maine seems like the perfect chance to hit the reset button on Dean’s future.
Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel #ad - Evvie Drake is great company. Rainbow rowell, #1 new york Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park. Rules, though, have a funny way of being broken—and what starts as an unexpected friendship soon turns into something more. A joyful, and hope-filled debut, hilarious, evvie Drake Starts Over will have you cheering for the two most unlikely comebacks of the year—and will leave you wanting more from Linda Holmes.
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Such a Fun AgeG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. It is a searing debut for our times. Alix resolves to make things right. But emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night, walking the aisles of their local high-end supermarket.
The store's security guard, seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. An instant new york times bestseller a reese's book club x hello sunshine book pick "the most provocative page-turner of the year. Entertainment weekly "A great way to kick off 2020
Washington post"I urge you to read Such a Fun Age. Npra striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, set around a young black babysitter, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.
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At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone "family, " and the complicated reality of being a grown up.
The Bookish Life of Nina HillBerkley #ad - Hard pass, see: coffee. Too drastic, plus she likes her hair. 2. She is funny and imaginative, and “Bookish” lands a step above run-of-the-mill romantic comedy fare. The washington post“abbi Waxman offers up a quirky, eccentric romance that will charm any bookworm…. It's a disaster! and as if that wasn't enough, funny, Tom, her trivia nemesis, has turned out to be cute, and deeply interested in getting to know her.
Instant usa today bestseller!“Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful. 1 new york times bestselling author emily giffin“Meet our bookish millennial heroine—a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet, if you will… Waxman’s wit and wry humor stand out. Completely change her name and appearance. If she sometimes suspects there might be more to life than reading, she just shrugs and picks up a new book.
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill #ad - For anyone who’s ever wondered if their greatest romance might come between the pages of books they read, Waxman offers a heartwarming tribute to that possibility. Entertainment weeklythe author of other people’s houses and The Garden of Small Beginnings delivers a quirky and charming novel chronicling the life of confirmed introvert Nina Hill as she does her best to fly under everyone's radar.
They all live close by! they're all—or mostly all—excited to meet her! She'll have to Speak. It's going to take a brand-new family, a persistent suitor, and the combined effects of ice cream and trivia to make her turn her own fresh page. To.
Nothing to See HereEcco #ad - Surprised by her own ingenuity yet unused to the intense feelings of protectiveness she feels for them, Lillian ultimately begins to accept that she needs these strange children as much as they need her—urgently and fiercely. A new york times bestseller • a read with jenna today show book club pick!named a best book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, TIME, People, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, USA Today, The A.
V. But then lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal and they’ve barely spoken since. It’s also perfect. Club, buzzfeed, and popSugar“I can’t believe how good this book is. The brilliance of the novel is that it distracts you with these weirdo characters and mesmerizing and funny sentences and then hits you in a way you didn’t see coming.
Nothing to See Here #ad - It’s wholly original. Over the course of one humid, demanding summer, Lillian and the twins learn to trust each other—and stay cool—while also staying out of the way of Madison’s buttoned-up politician husband.
Dear Edward: A NovelThe Dial Press #ad - Edward is the sole survivor. Edward’s story captures the attention of the nation, but he struggles to find a place in a world without his family. Halfway across the country, the plane crashes. He continues to feel that a part of himself has been left in the sky, forever tied to the plane and all of his fellow passengers.
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New york times bestseller • #readwithjenna book club pick as featured on today • A “dazzling” novel that “will break your heart and put it back together again” J. Among them are a wall street wunderkind, a business tycoon, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured veteran returning from Afghanistan, and a free-spirited woman running away from her controlling husband.
But then he makes an unexpected discovery—one that will lead him to the answers of some of life’s most profound questions: When you’ve lost everything, how do you find the strength to put one foot in front of the other? How do you learn to feel safe again? How do you find meaning in your life?Dear Edward is at once a transcendent coming-of-age story, a multidimensional portrait of an unforgettable cast of characters, and a breathtaking illustration of all the ways a broken heart learns to love again.
Dear Edward: A Novel #ad - Praise for dear edward“dear edward made me think, and cry, nod in recognition, care about its characters, and you can’t ask more of a novel than that. Emma donoghue, new york times bestselling author of room“weaving past and present into a profoundly beautiful, but more important, and wonder, Dear Edward is a meditation on survival, loss, page-turning story of mystery, it is about carving a life worth living.
Courtney sullivan, bestselling author of saints for All Occasions about a young boy who must learn to go on after surviving tragedy “A reading experience that leaves you profoundly altered for the better.
Ask Again, Yes: A NovelScribner #ad - Luminous, and redemptive, ask again, heartbreaking, Yes reveals the way childhood memories change when viewed from the distance of adulthood—villains lose their menace and those who appeared innocent seem less so. New york times bestseller * the tonight show summer reads pick * named one of the best books of the year by people, npr, vogue, Parade, and Elle “One of the most unpretentiously profound books I’ve read in a long time…modestly magnificent.
Maureen corrigan, fresh Air “A beautiful novel, bursting at the seams with empathy. Elle how much can a family forgive? a profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, the daily intimacies of marriage, the friendship between their children, and the power of forgiveness.
Ask Again, Yes: A Novel #ad - Francis gleeson and brian stanhope, rookie cops in the NYPD, live next door to each other outside the city. Ask again, yes is a deeply affecting exploration of the lifelong friendship and love that blossoms between Kate Gleeson and Peter Stanhope, born six months apart. One shocking night their loyalties are divided, and their bond will be tested again and again over the next 40 years.
. Kate and peter’s love story, generosity, while haunted by echoes from the past, is marked by tenderness, and grace. What happens behind closed doors in both houses—the loneliness of Francis’s wife, and the instability of Brian’s wife, Lena, Anne, sets the stage for the explosive events to come.
Searching for Sylvie Lee: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Sylvie, the golden girl, kept painful secrets. Sylvie, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family, the beautiful, flies to the Netherlands for one final visit with her dying grandmother—and then vanishes. Amy, the sheltered baby of the Lee family, is too young to remember a time when her parents were newly immigrated and too poor to keep Sylvie.
Now, it’s amy’s turn to help. Instant new york times bestsellera read with jenna • today show book club pick named a most anticipated book by new york times • time • marie claire • elle • buzzfeed • huffington post • good housekeeping • the week • goodreads • New York Post • Publishers Weekly and many more“This is a true beach read! You can’t put it down!” – Jenna Bush Hager, Today Show Book Club Pick“Powerful .
Searching for Sylvie Lee: A Novel #ad - Timid and shy, amy has always looked up to her sister, the fierce and fearless protector who showered her with unconditional love. But what happened to Sylvie? Amy and her parents are distraught and desperate for answers. Seven years older, sylvie was raised by a distant relative in a faraway, foreign place, and didn’t rejoin her family in America until age nine.
Terrified yet determined, Amy retraces her sister’s movements, flying to the last place Sylvie was seen.
The Dearly Beloved: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - In the dearly beloved, jealousy and understanding, we follow these two couples through decades of love and friendship, forgiveness and commitment. A poignant meditation on faith and reason, wise, marriage and children, Cara Wall’s The Dearly Beloved is a gorgeous, and the ways we find meaning in our lives, and provocative novel that is destined to become a classic.
. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart. This gentle, gorgeously written book may be one of my favorites ever. Jenna bush hager a today show “read with jenna” Book Club Selection! “A thoughtful, jealousy, God, beautiful multigenerational novel about love, and friendship. Elizabeth gilbert, pray, author of Eat, Love “A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change.
The Dearly Beloved: A Novel #ad - The new york times book review editor’s choice “Here is the power of the novel in its simplest, richest form: bearing intimate witness to human beings grappling with their faith and falling in love. Charles is destined to succeed his father as an esteemed professor of history at Harvard, until an unorthodox lecture about faith leads him to ministry.
Against the backdrop of turbulent changes facing the city and the church’s congregation, these four forge improbable paths through their evolving relationships, heartbreak, each struggling with uncertainty, and joy. James’s escape from his desperate circumstances leads him to Nan and, despite his skepticism of hope in all its forms, her gentle, constant faith changes the course of his life.
That wall executes it so beautifully? Well, this is exactly why we read literary fiction.
The UnhoneymoonersGallery Books #ad - By contrast, her sister Ami is an eternal champion. Agreeing to a temporary truce, the pair head for Maui. In fact, the more she pretends to be the luckiest woman alive, the more it feels like she might be. Unfortunately for olive, the only thing worse than constant bad luck is having to spend the wedding day with the best man and her nemesis, Ethan Thomas.
Olive doesn’t mind playing pretend. Olive braces herself for wedding hell, but when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning, determined to put on a brave face, the only people who aren’t affected are Olive and Ethan. With christina lauren’s “uniquely hilarious and touching voice” Entertainment Weekly, The Unhoneymooners is a romance for anyone who has ever felt unlucky in love.
The Unhoneymooners #ad - . She even managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a slew of contests. Suddenly there’s a free honeymoon up for grabs, and Olive will be damned if Ethan gets to enjoy paradise solo. The instant new york times bestseller! starred reviews from kirkus reviews * publishers weekly * library journal named a “must-read” by today, and more! for two sworn enemies, Publishers Weekly, The Toronto Star, Bustle, Us Weekly, Woman’s Day, Entertainment Weekly, Goodreads, Book Riot, BuzzFeed, Southern Living, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime—maybe even love—in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies.
Olive torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed.
The Last Romantics: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Caught between the predictable life they once led and an uncertain future that stretches before them, sensitive Caroline, the Skinner siblings—fierce Renee, golden boy Joe and watchful Fiona—emerge from the Pause staunchly loyal and deeply connected. Two decades later, exactly, the siblings find themselves once again confronted with a family crisis that tests the strength of these bonds and forces them to question the life choices they’ve made and ask what, they will do for love.
A novel that pierces the heart and lingers in the mind, help us understand the past, The Last Romantics is also a beautiful meditation on the power of stories—how they navigate us through difficult times, and point the way toward our future. When the renowned poet fiona skinner is asked about the inspiration behind her iconic work, The Love Poem, she tells her audience a story about her family and a betrayal that reverberates through time.
The Last Romantics: A Novel #ad - It begins in a big yellow house with a funeral, an iron poker, and a brief variation forever known as the Pause: a free and feral summer in a middle-class Connecticut town. A read with jenna today show book Club Pick! “A richly observed novel, both ambitious and welcoming. Meg wolitzeran instant new york times bestsellernamed a best book of the month by goodreads • lithub • refinery29 • instyle • helloGiggles • Real Simple • Parade • PureWow • BustleA sweeping yet intimate epic about one American family, The Last Romantics is an unforgettable exploration of the ties that bind us together, the responsibilities we embrace and the duties we resent, and how we can lose—and sometimes rescue—the ones we love.
The Dutch House: A NovelHarper #ad - Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn story of what they’ve lost with humor and rage. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested.
His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they’re together. It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures.
Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. The dutch house is the story of a paradise lost, love and forgiveness, a tour de force that digs deeply into questions of inheritance, of how we want to see ourselves and of who we really are.
The Dutch House: A Novel #ad - At the end of the second world war, cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by cyril’s son danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother.
A read with jenna today show book club pick!from the new york times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, the house of their childhood, comes Ann Patchett’s most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, and a past that will not let them go.