By Anne B. Ragde
Über Liebe, intercourse und alles, used to be dazugehört
Ingunn, 39, äußerst attraktiv und erfolgreich, ist eigentlich ganz zufrieden mit ihrem Leben. Sie kann jeden Mann haben, den sie will, und sie nimmt sich auch jeden, der ihr gefällt. Hauptsache, es sind keine Gefühle im Spiel! Denn Ingunns größte Angst ist es, verlassen zu werden; sie will diejenige sein, die verlässt. Doch dann lernt sie durch Zufall Tom kennen und verliebt sich auf der Stelle in ihn – für Ingunn ein drawback, beherrschte doch bisher der Kopf und nicht der Bauch ihre Gefühle und ihr Handeln. Auch wenn sie sich noch so sehr dagegen sträubt, Toms ernst gemeinten Avancen nachzugeben, kann sie die Veränderung in ihrem Leben nicht aufhalten. Als sie auch noch erfährt, dass sie schwanger ist, bekommt ihre sonst so professionelle Hülle endgültig Risse …
By Thrity Umrigar
From the seriously loved, bestselling writer of the area We came upon and the distance among Us, whom the recent York instances e-book evaluation calls a "perceptive and . . . piercing writer," comes a profound, heartbreakingly sincere novel approximately friendship, kinfolk, secrets and techniques, forgiveness, and moment chances
An skilled psychologist, Maggie conscientiously continues emotional distance from her sufferers. but if she meets a tender Indian girl who attempted to kill herself, her expert detachment disintegrates. bring to a halt from her kinfolk in India, Lakshmi is desperately lonely and trapped in a loveless marriage to a domineering guy who limits her global to their small eating place and grocery store.
Moved via her plight, Maggie treats Lakshmi in her domestic workplace at no cost, speedy understanding that the despondent lady does not want a curb; she wishes a pal. made up our minds to empower Lakshmi as a girl who feels valued in her personal correct, Maggie abandons protocol, and shortly healthcare professional and sufferer became shut friends.
But whereas their dating is deeply affectionate, it's also warped via conflicting expectancies. while Maggie and Lakshmi open up and percentage long-buried secrets and techniques, the revelations will jeopardize their shut bond, shake their religion in one another, and strength them to confront painful offerings
By Deborah Smith
A Hollywood actress recognized for her attractiveness flees to a secluded mountain cabin in North Carolina after being seriously scarred in a motor vehicle coincidence. There she reveals unforeseen love and a brand new existence with a guy who misplaced his kinfolk in Sept. 11.
By Lisa Beth Kovetz
"Who knew writing approximately and studying approximately soiled sexual peccadilloes should be so cathartic and life-affirming?" --Kirkus ReviewsFour girls meet in an empty convention room. every one is a bit anxious, a bit intrigued and all are armed with steamy fantasies in their personal construction. What used to be an uneventful lunchtime literary membership is remodeled into whatever else, whatever forbidden, whatever that might lead them to eternally buddies. "A smart and bawdy debut with characters that instantly delivery the reader onto a horny rollercoaster journey of enjoyable. A bold novel of shared girl fantasies that almost all ladies could by no means exhibit in well mannered, or for that subject, rude, corporation. --Suzy Parker, writer of intercourse within the South"A attractive, raucous event approximately 4 ladies researching the easiest secrets and techniques of friendship, paintings and love." --Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, writer of Random Family"This is the debut of an evidently proficient author whose ear for discussion and eye for aspect (to say not anything of the sensual and sexual variety) placed Lisa Beth Kovetz's identify on my record of authors to seem ahead to reading." --Laura Van Wormer, bestselling writer of Riiverside Drive"An regularly unique account of 4 robust characters who develop into neighbors and, after all, a lot more." --Booklist"When Lisa Beth Kovetz wrote The Tuesday Erotica membership she used to be in an erotic temper. subscribe to the membership and feature a few fun!" --Sidney Sheldon
By Paul Connolly
Whilst cops arrived suddenly at Paul Connelly's door, he discovered the stunning information that, out of the ten little ones with whom he had shared a dormitory in care, in simple terms have been nonetheless alive. The revelation unearthed painful thoughts of a adolescence that, until eventually this element, Paul had attempted desperately to place in the back of him. deserted there at weeks outdated, Paul got here of age within the notorious St. Leonard's kid's domestic in East London. the kids there have been usually abused, frequently over the process decades. All have been underfed, unloved, and informed that they would volume to not anything. indignant and annoyed, Paul channeled his rage into boxing—but while an twist of fate shattered his ambition to show specialist, he came upon his real calling and have become a winning coach, even operating as a expert on Elle Macpherson's The physique video. Paul has ultimately chanced on peace and success past whatever he can have imagined all these years in the past. He now is helping to heal damaged our bodies, construct self assurance, and remodel lives—but he'll always remember his earlier and the pointless sufferers of a damaged society.
By Rachel Cusk
First released in 1995 via Picador
Faber paperback variation first released in 2013 via Faber and Faber Ltd
By the writer of Saving Agnes, which received the Whitbread First Novel Award in 1993. Francine is a brief, who strikes via company London, males, apartments and neighbors, constantly confident there's something larger forward. but if Ralph proves capable of withstand her, Francine feels her powers failing.
By Meg Waite Clayton
Meg Waite Clayton’s nationwide bestseller The Wednesday Sisters used to be a word-of-mouth sensation and booklet membership favourite. Now the cherished writer is again with a page-turning novel that explores the secrets and techniques we continue, even from these closest to us, and celebrates the iconic strength of friendship.Mia, Laney, Betts, and Ginger, most sensible pals considering the fact that legislation tuition, have reunited for a protracted weekend as Betts awaits Senate affirmation of her appointment to the excellent court docket. Nicknamed “the Ms. Bradwells” in the course of their top quality on the collage of Michigan legislation tuition in 1979—when simply 3 girls had ever served complete Senate phrases and none have been appointed to the Court—the 4 have supported each other via life’s demanding situations: marriages and divorces, births and deaths, profession setbacks and triumphs huge and small. Betts was once, and nonetheless is, the humorous One. Ginger, the insurgent. Laney, the great woman. And Mia, the Savant. but if the Senate hearings discover a deeply buried skeleton within the pals’ collective closet, the Ms. Bradwells retreat to a summer season condominium at the Chesapeake Bay, the place they locate themselves reliving a far darker interval of their past—one that stirs up secrets and techniques they’ve stored for, and from, each other, and will switch their lives without end. once more, Meg Waite Clayton writes inspiringly concerning the advanced conditions dealing with girls and the heartfelt friendships that carry them jointly. Insightful and affecting, The 4 Ms. Bradwells is usually a charming story of the way some distance humans will visit shield those they love.
By Carolyn G. Hart
Whilst prosperous, widowed paintings shopper Virginia Neville formally publicizes her engagement to Jake O'Neill -- her good-looking, captivating, and masses more youthful fianc? -- at a gala gallery establishing, no longer all of the amassed acquaintances and stepfamily are happy. And sooner than the final champagne bubble pops, homicide disrupts the grand get together. bookstall proprietor Annie Darling has a vested curiosity within the research, and she's made up our minds to untangle an unholy marriage of jealousy, blackmail, and malicious mischief, whether it capability having to move swords with hubby Max and pass paths with a cruelly smart stalker.
By Kim Wong Keltner
Have you questioned: Why Asians love "Hello Kitty"? What the tattooed chinese language characters fairly say? find out how to in achieving feng shui for maximum make-out periods? the place Asian cuties meet the white men who love them? Then you will chuckle, you will cry, you will detect this booklet is healthier than a Broadway creation of Cats if you learn scenes that come with: twenty-something Lindsey Owyang learning the intricacies of workplace voicemail and fax dialing an actual chinese language dinner party the place no 1 Son exhibits off his language talents via conversing "Chinglish" relationship mess ups with grandsons of Grandma's mahjong companions the invention that the true China appears not anything just like the pavilion at Disney global karaoke And all of the whereas Lindsey is falling in lust with the "white satan" in her politically right workplace. yet will Grandma's pungent chinese language ointments ship him working? Or will Lindsey observe that the trail to real love lies someplace among the dim sum and the pepperoni pizza?