Secret Whispers

By V.C. Andrews

Samantha is in her final yr of highschool at a really unique all-girls tuition in upstate manhattan. it's been 4 years for the reason that she gave start to her daughter and because the dying of her sister, Cassie.

One day, Samantha’s roommate, Ellie, convinces her to wait a fraternity celebration. There Samantha meets a good-looking younger guy named Ethan. the 2 improve a romantic dating, yet Samantha’s stories of her rape hinder her from consummating their union, and she or he confesses to Ethan that she has a daughter.

He is shocked, yet can provide to wait her commencement and meet her father and uncle. but if Ethan brings her again, Samantha discovers a wild occasion occurring in her room, and her girlfriends, together with her roommate, Ellie, mock Samantha. pondering she’s additionally misplaced Ethan, Samantha walks out, unaware that conditions will quickly culminate in a stunning sequence of events—including insanity, betrayal, and homicide.

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By V.C. Andrews

Samantha is in her final yr of highschool at a really unique all-girls tuition in upstate manhattan. it's been 4 years for the reason that she gave start to her daughter and because the dying of her sister, Cassie.

One day, Samantha’s roommate, Ellie, convinces her to wait a fraternity celebration. There Samantha meets a good-looking younger guy named Ethan. the 2 improve a romantic dating, yet Samantha’s stories of her rape hinder her from consummating their union, and she or he confesses to Ethan that she has a daughter.

He is shocked, yet can provide to wait her commencement and meet her father and uncle. but if Ethan brings her again, Samantha discovers a wild occasion occurring in her room, and her girlfriends, together with her roommate, Ellie, mock Samantha. pondering she’s additionally misplaced Ethan, Samantha walks out, unaware that conditions will quickly culminate in a stunning sequence of events—including insanity, betrayal, and homicide.

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Bluefish

By Pat Schmatz

Thirteen-year-old Travis has a mystery: he cannot learn. yet a intelligent instructor and a sassy lady are approximately to alter every little thing during this witty and deeply relocating novel.

Travis is lacking his previous domestic within the state, and he is lacking his previous hound, Rosco. Now there is simply the cramped position he stocks along with his well-meaning yet alcoholic grandpa, a brand new institution, and the feared regimen of passing while he is known as directly to learn out loud. yet that is ahead of Travis meets Mr. McQueen, who does not take "pass" for an answer--a infrequent instructor whose savvy endurance has Travis slowly unlocking a ebook at the flora and fauna. And it truly is ahead of Travis is spotted through Velveeta, a lady whose wry banter and colourful scarves belie a few not easy secrets and techniques of her personal. With sympathy, humor, and disarming honesty, Pat Schmatz brings to lifestyles a forged of totally plausible characters--and captures the moments of belief and connection that make the entire distinction.

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By Pat Schmatz

Thirteen-year-old Travis has a mystery: he cannot learn. yet a intelligent instructor and a sassy lady are approximately to alter every little thing during this witty and deeply relocating novel.

Travis is lacking his previous domestic within the state, and he is lacking his previous hound, Rosco. Now there is simply the cramped position he stocks along with his well-meaning yet alcoholic grandpa, a brand new institution, and the feared regimen of passing while he is known as directly to learn out loud. yet that is ahead of Travis meets Mr. McQueen, who does not take "pass" for an answer--a infrequent instructor whose savvy endurance has Travis slowly unlocking a ebook at the flora and fauna. And it truly is ahead of Travis is spotted through Velveeta, a lady whose wry banter and colourful scarves belie a few not easy secrets and techniques of her personal. With sympathy, humor, and disarming honesty, Pat Schmatz brings to lifestyles a forged of totally plausible characters--and captures the moments of belief and connection that make the entire distinction.

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Das Photo: Roman

By Penelope Lively

»Was mich interessiert, ist das Gedächtnis, die artwork und Weise, wie Menschen und Landschaften aus Erinnerungen zusammengesetzt sind.« Penelope Lively

Nach dem Tod seiner bildschönen Frau findet Glyn ein altes picture von ihr, auf dem sie mit einem anderen Mann Händchen hält. Wann und wo wurde das picture gemacht? Dieser Nachweis der Untreue – für lange Jahre versteckt – lässt Glyn nicht ruhen. Ganze Lebensentwürfe gehen bei seinen Nachforschungen in die Brüche. Kann er die Wahrheit über Kath herausfinden?

Penelope vigorous entwickelt hier mit wunderbarer Leichtigkeit das Bild einer Frau, die ganz anders battle, als ihr Mann ein Leben lang dachte. Der neue Roman der »Booker«-Preisträgerin: klug und mit feinstem englischen Humor.

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By Penelope Lively

»Was mich interessiert, ist das Gedächtnis, die artwork und Weise, wie Menschen und Landschaften aus Erinnerungen zusammengesetzt sind.« Penelope Lively

Nach dem Tod seiner bildschönen Frau findet Glyn ein altes picture von ihr, auf dem sie mit einem anderen Mann Händchen hält. Wann und wo wurde das picture gemacht? Dieser Nachweis der Untreue – für lange Jahre versteckt – lässt Glyn nicht ruhen. Ganze Lebensentwürfe gehen bei seinen Nachforschungen in die Brüche. Kann er die Wahrheit über Kath herausfinden?

Penelope vigorous entwickelt hier mit wunderbarer Leichtigkeit das Bild einer Frau, die ganz anders battle, als ihr Mann ein Leben lang dachte. Der neue Roman der »Booker«-Preisträgerin: klug und mit feinstem englischen Humor.

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Carter's Big Break

By Brent Crawford

After surviving freshman yr (just barely), Carter is yearning his summer time holiday. regrettably, while he and his female friend, Abby, half methods, it appears as if summer season simply may holiday him. issues begin to lookup while he’s all at once solid in an self reliant movie contrary the world’s largest tween sensation, Hilary Idaho. With Hollywood knocking on his door, Carter will get a style of the nice existence. yet because the movie spirals uncontrolled, he starts off to worry that he’s now not the “somebody” he thinks he's and extra the “nobody” he’s certain he continually has been. discover if Carter is going Hollywood…or Hollywood is going Carter.

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By Brent Crawford

After surviving freshman yr (just barely), Carter is yearning his summer time holiday. regrettably, while he and his female friend, Abby, half methods, it appears as if summer season simply may holiday him. issues begin to lookup while he’s all at once solid in an self reliant movie contrary the world’s largest tween sensation, Hilary Idaho. With Hollywood knocking on his door, Carter will get a style of the nice existence. yet because the movie spirals uncontrolled, he starts off to worry that he’s now not the “somebody” he thinks he's and extra the “nobody” he’s certain he continually has been. discover if Carter is going Hollywood…or Hollywood is going Carter.

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Rainey Royal

By Dylan Landis

Set within the bohemian Greenwich Village of the Seventies, Dylan Landis, winner of a 2014 O. Henry Prize (for "Trust," a piece of this novel) weaves a strong tale of girlhood, friendship, and sexuality.

Fourteen-year-old Rainey Royal lives together with her father, a jazz musician with a cultish character, in a once-elegant, now-decaying brownstone. Her mom has deserted the kinfolk, and Rainey fends off advances from her father’s ally whereas attempting desperately to nurture her personal inventive drives and construct a replacement relatives. She’s a insurgent, even a legal, yet she’s additionally deeply weak, scuffling with to determine the best way to placed again in position the limits her lifestyles has knocked down, and greater than that, suffering to benefit how you can be an artist and an individual in a damaged world.

Rainey Royal is advised in 14 narratives of scarred and aching attractiveness that construct right into a fiercely strong novel: the harrowing and finally asserting tale of a tender artist.

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By Dylan Landis

Set within the bohemian Greenwich Village of the Seventies, Dylan Landis, winner of a 2014 O. Henry Prize (for "Trust," a piece of this novel) weaves a strong tale of girlhood, friendship, and sexuality.

Fourteen-year-old Rainey Royal lives together with her father, a jazz musician with a cultish character, in a once-elegant, now-decaying brownstone. Her mom has deserted the kinfolk, and Rainey fends off advances from her father’s ally whereas attempting desperately to nurture her personal inventive drives and construct a replacement relatives. She’s a insurgent, even a legal, yet she’s additionally deeply weak, scuffling with to determine the best way to placed again in position the limits her lifestyles has knocked down, and greater than that, suffering to benefit how you can be an artist and an individual in a damaged world.

Rainey Royal is advised in 14 narratives of scarred and aching attractiveness that construct right into a fiercely strong novel: the harrowing and finally asserting tale of a tender artist.

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A Fairy Tale of New York

By J. P. Donleavy

A Fairy story of latest York is a humorous, lusty, and unhappy novel of comedian genius. getting back from research overseas, Cornelius Christian enters customs along with his baggage and his useless spouse. His first stumble upon in ny is with a funeral director, with whom he reluctantly takes employment to pay for the burial expenditures. during his tasks he meets the attractive Fanny Sourpuss over her millionaire husband's useless physique. besides the fact that, his over-enthusiastic dealing with of his first corpse lands him in court docket. Cornelius Christian wanders throughout the nice unhappy cathedral that's manhattan, interpreting the human situation in all its comedian pathos and lonely absurdity. even if lingering within the Automat ingesting from part empty espresso cups and stealing baked beans from the plates of shoppers who go searching for ketchup, or discovering love on a road nook simply to finish up struggling with his means out of a hooker's fists, Cornelius Christian, heroic anti-hero, sings of life's goodness within the wake of disaster.

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By J. P. Donleavy

A Fairy story of latest York is a humorous, lusty, and unhappy novel of comedian genius. getting back from research overseas, Cornelius Christian enters customs along with his baggage and his useless spouse. His first stumble upon in ny is with a funeral director, with whom he reluctantly takes employment to pay for the burial expenditures. during his tasks he meets the attractive Fanny Sourpuss over her millionaire husband's useless physique. besides the fact that, his over-enthusiastic dealing with of his first corpse lands him in court docket. Cornelius Christian wanders throughout the nice unhappy cathedral that's manhattan, interpreting the human situation in all its comedian pathos and lonely absurdity. even if lingering within the Automat ingesting from part empty espresso cups and stealing baked beans from the plates of shoppers who go searching for ketchup, or discovering love on a road nook simply to finish up struggling with his means out of a hooker's fists, Cornelius Christian, heroic anti-hero, sings of life's goodness within the wake of disaster.

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La strada dei fiori di Miral (BUR Rizzoli)

By Rula Jebreal

In un intenso racconto, che è documento storico e allo stesso pace una storia di formazione, l'autrice affida alla protagonista Miral pensieri, ricordi, azioni di un'intera generazione palestinese, divisa tra lotta e aspirazione alla speed. Storie di donne in fuga da una terra dilaniata dai contrasti, da un destino di violenze familiari, da un futuro presago di terrore. Sullo sfondo, Gerusalemme "con le sue pietre bianchissime imbrattate di sangue", e l. a. scuola di Hind Husseini, fondata nel 1948 in keeping with dare istruzione alle bambine vittime dell'occupazione. Una biografia collettiva, coraggiosa e poetica come un fiore del deserto.

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By Rula Jebreal

In un intenso racconto, che è documento storico e allo stesso pace una storia di formazione, l'autrice affida alla protagonista Miral pensieri, ricordi, azioni di un'intera generazione palestinese, divisa tra lotta e aspirazione alla speed. Storie di donne in fuga da una terra dilaniata dai contrasti, da un destino di violenze familiari, da un futuro presago di terrore. Sullo sfondo, Gerusalemme "con le sue pietre bianchissime imbrattate di sangue", e l. a. scuola di Hind Husseini, fondata nel 1948 in keeping with dare istruzione alle bambine vittime dell'occupazione. Una biografia collettiva, coraggiosa e poetica come un fiore del deserto.

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On Mystic Lake: A Novel

By Kristin Hannah

Annie Colwater’s husband has simply confessed that he’s in love with a more youthful girl. Devastated, Annie retreats to the small city the place she grew up. There she is reunited together with her old flame, Nick Delacroix, a contemporary widower who's not able to deal with his silent, emotionally scarred younger daughter. jointly the 3 of them start to heal. yet simply while Annie believes she’s been given a moment likelihood at happiness, her global is became the other way up back and she or he is compelled to select that no girl in love should still ever need to make.

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By Kristin Hannah

Annie Colwater’s husband has simply confessed that he’s in love with a more youthful girl. Devastated, Annie retreats to the small city the place she grew up. There she is reunited together with her old flame, Nick Delacroix, a contemporary widower who's not able to deal with his silent, emotionally scarred younger daughter. jointly the 3 of them start to heal. yet simply while Annie believes she’s been given a moment likelihood at happiness, her global is became the other way up back and she or he is compelled to select that no girl in love should still ever need to make.

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The Makioka Sisters

By Junichiro Tanizaki

Junichirō Tanizaki’s magisterial evocation of a proud Osaka relatives in decline in the course of the years instantly prior to global conflict II is arguably the best jap novel of the 20 th century and a vintage of overseas literature.

Tsuruko, the eldest sister of the once-wealthy Makioka family members, clings obstinately to the status of her relatives identify at the same time her husband prepares to maneuver their family to Tokyo, the place that identify capability not anything. Sachiko compromises valiantly to safe the way forward for her more youthful sisters. The shy, single Yukiko is a hostage to her family’s exacting criteria, whereas the lively Taeko rebels by means of flinging herself into scandalous romantic alliances and dreaming of learning model layout in France. jam-packed with vignettes of a vanishing lifestyle, The Makioka Sisters is a poignant but unsparing portrait of a family—and a whole society—sliding into the abyss of modernity. It possesses in abundance the prepared social perception and unabashed sensuality that distinguish Tanizaki as a grasp novelist.

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By Junichiro Tanizaki

Junichirō Tanizaki’s magisterial evocation of a proud Osaka relatives in decline in the course of the years instantly prior to global conflict II is arguably the best jap novel of the 20 th century and a vintage of overseas literature.

Tsuruko, the eldest sister of the once-wealthy Makioka family members, clings obstinately to the status of her relatives identify at the same time her husband prepares to maneuver their family to Tokyo, the place that identify capability not anything. Sachiko compromises valiantly to safe the way forward for her more youthful sisters. The shy, single Yukiko is a hostage to her family’s exacting criteria, whereas the lively Taeko rebels by means of flinging herself into scandalous romantic alliances and dreaming of learning model layout in France. jam-packed with vignettes of a vanishing lifestyle, The Makioka Sisters is a poignant but unsparing portrait of a family—and a whole society—sliding into the abyss of modernity. It possesses in abundance the prepared social perception and unabashed sensuality that distinguish Tanizaki as a grasp novelist.

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La librería de las nuevas oportunidades

Érase una vez una vieja librería en los angeles pequeña y lluviosa isla de guard Island...

A ese lugar tan especial, donde los libros parecen tener vida propia, llega un día Jasmine, dispuesta a hacerse shipment del negocio mientras los angeles propietaria, su tía Ruma, viaja a los angeles India para curar su corazón cansado.
Sola en medio del polvo y el desorden, los angeles joven intenta dar un toque de modernidad al neighborhood, colocando títulos nuevos y llamativos en el escaparate, pero muy pronto los clásicos de siempre imponen su presencia, y los autores vivos y muertos revolotean por las estanterías dejando oír su voz.
Así Jasmine vuelve a descubrir a Shakespeare y a Edgar Allan Poe, y no solo eso: los angeles chica aprende a escuchar a sus clientes, a comprender lo que de verdad buscan en una novela o en un guide de cocina, y acabará encontrando al hombre con quien compartir todos los libros de su vida.

La librería de las nuevas oportunidades es a los angeles vez una fábula romántica y un homenaje a l. a. buena literatura porque a menudo es ahí, en las páginas amarillentas de un libro olvidado, donde están las palabras que pueden cambiar nuestra vida.

"Dedico esta novela a todos los libreros, estén donde estén. Ellos son los que nunca se cansan de vender sueños."
Anjali Banerjee

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Érase una vez una vieja librería en los angeles pequeña y lluviosa isla de guard Island...

A ese lugar tan especial, donde los libros parecen tener vida propia, llega un día Jasmine, dispuesta a hacerse shipment del negocio mientras los angeles propietaria, su tía Ruma, viaja a los angeles India para curar su corazón cansado.
Sola en medio del polvo y el desorden, los angeles joven intenta dar un toque de modernidad al neighborhood, colocando títulos nuevos y llamativos en el escaparate, pero muy pronto los clásicos de siempre imponen su presencia, y los autores vivos y muertos revolotean por las estanterías dejando oír su voz.
Así Jasmine vuelve a descubrir a Shakespeare y a Edgar Allan Poe, y no solo eso: los angeles chica aprende a escuchar a sus clientes, a comprender lo que de verdad buscan en una novela o en un guide de cocina, y acabará encontrando al hombre con quien compartir todos los libros de su vida.

La librería de las nuevas oportunidades es a los angeles vez una fábula romántica y un homenaje a l. a. buena literatura porque a menudo es ahí, en las páginas amarillentas de un libro olvidado, donde están las palabras que pueden cambiar nuestra vida.

"Dedico esta novela a todos los libreros, estén donde estén. Ellos son los que nunca se cansan de vender sueños."
Anjali Banerjee

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