By Lou Aronica
Chris Astor is a guy in his early forties who's going in the course of the hardest stretch of his lifestyles. Becky is Chris's fourteen-year-old daughter, a lady who overcame huge, immense demanding situations to turn into a colourful, important younger girl - and now faces her maximum difficulty but. Miea is the younger queen of a myth land that Becky and Chris created while Becky used to be little, a delusion land that has constructed a lifetime of its personal and now unearths itself in bad, probably deadly difficulty. jointly, Chris, Becky, and Miea have to discover a mystery. the key to why their worlds have joined at this second. the key to their function. the key to the longer term. it's a mystery that, while stumbled on, will redefine mind's eye for them all. Blue is a unique of trial and wish, invention and rediscovery. it could rather well take you somewhere you by no means knew existed.
By Paula Heelan
Like Beth McCrae’s bestselling Outback Midwife, those real-life tales come from Australian midwives operating within the outback, the place they proportion their reviews of that almost all usual yet marvelous occasion, the start of a child.
Sweet, humorous and infrequently unhappy, those tales proportion what it's to be an Australian midwife in distant components the place assets are constrained. A relocating and celebratory selection of stories that brings you close up to the drama and sweetness of birth.
Each of the 13 midwives during this publication paintings in severe destinations with few assets, yet armed with basically braveness and talent, they frequently store lives and start infants in tough situations —on an airstrip, a livestock station, a dinghy (knee-deep in water with a cautious eye out for the neighborhood croc), a troop-carrier or within the face of a cyclone. those tales are a tribute to either the ability of the midwives and the braveness of the moms. For those girls, midwifery isn't just a role - it’s a devoted and passionate lifestyle.
By Francine Pascal
Now with this amazing new grownup novel from writer and author Francine Pascal, thousands of dedicated enthusiasts can eventually go back to the idyllic candy Valley, domestic of the phenomenally profitable publication sequence and franchise. Iconic and loved exact twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are again and all grown up, facing the advanced grownup global of affection, careers, betrayal, and sisterhood. wish extra candy VALLEY correct NOW?? turn into partial to candy Valley private on fb or Twitter.
By Sherryl Woods
It has been years considering Abby O'Brien Winters set foot in Chesapeake seashores. The Maryland city her father outfitted has too many unhappy stories and Abby too few spare moments, due to her difficult Wall highway profession, the crumbling of her marriage and full of life dual daughters. Then one panicked cellphone name from her youngest sister brings her racing again domestic to guard Jess's dream of renovating the captivating hotel at Eagle Point.But saving the hotel from foreclosures capability dealing not just along with her personal fractured family members, but additionally with hint Riley, the guy Abby left ten years in the past. hint could be a roadblock to her plans…or evidence that moment possibilities take place within the such a lot unforeseen methods.
By Lauren Weisberger
Brooke enjoyed studying the dishy superstar gossip rag final evening. that's, till her marriage turned a weekly headline.Brooke was once interested in the soulful, enigmatic Julian adjust the first actual time she heard him practice “Hallelujah” at a dismal East Village dive bar.Now 5 years married, Brooke balances jobs—as a nutritionist at NYU health facility and as a expert to an higher East aspect ladies’ institution, the place privilege long gone flawed and disordered consuming run rampant—in order to assist help her husband’s dream of constructing it within the tune world.Things are taking a look up while after years of taking part in big apple golf equipment and toiling as an A&R intern, Julian ultimately will get signed via Sony. even if no one’s promising that the album will ever hit the airwaves, Julian continues to be devoted to logging in lengthy hours on the recording studio. All that adjustments after Julian is requested to accomplish at the this night exhibit with Jay Leno—and is catapulted to stardom, actually in a single day. striking possibilities start stoning up nearly daily—a new fashion designer cloth cabinet, a journey with Maroon five, even a Grammy performance.At first the newfound status is fun—who wouldn’t are looking to remain on the Chateau Marmont or stopover at the set of 1 of television’s preferred indicates? but it appears Brooke’s candy husband—the guy who can’t deal with sizzling showers and wears socks to bed—is more and more absent, even on these infrequent nights they’re domestic jointly. whilst rumors approximately Brooke and Julian swirl within the tabloid magazines, she starts to question the reality of her marriage and is compelled to eventually come to phrases with what she thinks she wants—and what she really wishes.
By Jo Dereske
Not anyone will be extra orderly or geared up than devoted librarian Helma Zukas. not anyone can be extra rash and raucous than avant-garde artist Ruth Winthrop. but the 2 girls are most sensible associates and a imaginative, inventive, crime-solving staff. So while of Ruth's most recent paintings—each depicting an ex-lover who met a really premature and mysterious end—are stolen, the superb beginner detectives get to paintings. yet digging via Ruth's romantic rendezvous turns up greater than damaged hearts. there is an offended ex-wife, a jealous fellow artist, and a rampaging staff of neighborhood tree-huggers. there is difficulty brewing in Bellehaven . . . and purely Helma and Ruth could make yes that mayhem does not result in homicide.
By Sally Robinson
A research of post-Vietnam American literature and tradition concentrating on narratives of physically trauma obvious in a variety of texts by way of and approximately different white males.
By Terri DuLong
During this superbly crafted and uplifting novel, the writer of the acclaimed Spinning ahead welcomes readers again to the luxurious Florida island of Cedar Key, the place the colourful colors of hibiscus and azaleas are the appropriate backdrop to a colourful, quirky group. . . within the 4 years due to the fact that Monica Brooks moved to Cedar Key, she's discovered a house, a husband, and now a company to like. taking on her mother's bustling knitting store is a welcome problem, yet Monica's fascinating plans are waylaid via unforeseen information. Her husband's ex-wife has been deemed an not worthy mom, and custody in their eight-year-old daughter, Clarissa, is to be transferred to Adam. Going immediately from honeymoon to motherhood--especially whilst she's uncertain she desires children--leaves the ordinarily even-keeled Monica doubting herself at each flip. but in a spot like Cedar Key, no one is going it by myself. With aid from associates and relations, Monica, Clarissa, and Adam start to forge a close-knit relations in their own--one that might have to be robust sufficient to resist the entire surprises set to resolve. . . compliment for Spinning ahead "Poignant, soaking up, humorous...a debut that tugs on the heart." --Sophia Nash, writer of a perilous good looks "Captures the essence of what frequently lies in each one of our hearts. do not omit it!" --J.L. Miles, writer of chilly Rock River "Like a lazy island summer season. . .a tale of secrets and techniques and loss, friendship and restoration, and rediscovered love." --Laura Castoro, writer of affection at the Line
By Anne George
Oversized, outrageous Mary Alice and her prim sister Patricia Anne were waiting for the gala profit being staged to elevate cash for the recovery of Vulcan, Birmingham's ever-tarnishing unnatural ask yourself. And what a express it really is, with a grand finale that has thirty sequined Elvis impersonators high-kicking in unison! From front row, "Mouse" and "Sister" have an ideal view of the motion whilst one of many dancing Kings keels over lifeless into the bandstand. This Elvis clone has not just left the construction ... he is left this existence, courtesy of a switchblade knife within the again. And while the homicide weapon turns up in Patricia Anne's very brilliant handbag, the perennially law-abiding "Mouse" is understandably all shook up. Suspicious minds have her pegged because the top suspect during this weird and wonderful case of Elvis removal. And if she does not perform a little critical sleuthing, she might turn out doing the Jailhouse Rock!