By Sara Gruen
As a world-class equestrian and Olympic contender, Annemarie Zimmer lived for the joys of flight atop a powerful, sleek animal. Then, at eighteen, a sad twist of fate destroyed her driving profession and Harry, the gorgeous horse she adored. Now, two decades later, Annemarie is coming domestic to her loss of life father's New Hampshire horse farm. Jobless and deserted, she is bringing her bothered teenage daughter to this position of soreness and reminiscence, the place ghosts of an unresolved formative years nonetheless hang-out the fields and stables—and the place desire lives within the eyes of the good-looking, mild veterinarian Annemarie enjoyed as a woman . . . and within the seductive attract of a coach with a magic contact. yet every thing will switch once more with one glimpse of a white striped gelding startlingly just like the single Annemarie misplaced in one other lifetime. And an obsession is born that can shatter her fragile international.
By Karin Fossum
Within the wake of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novels, readers are studying the wealthy trove of recent Scandinavian crime fiction. If you’ve wolfed the Millennium trilogy and are searhing for your subsequent learn, Karin Fossum and her bone-chillingly bleak mental thrillers have received the admiration of the likes of Ruth Rendell and Colin Dexter (of Inspector Morse fame). In undesirable Intentions, the latest installment within the Inspector Sejer sequence because the Water’s aspect in 2009, Konrad Sejer needs to face down his thoughts and fears as he struggles to figure out why the corpses of stricken younger males hold surfacing in neighborhood lakes. the 1st sufferer, Jon Moreno, was once recovering. His psychiatrist acknowledged so, and so did his new pal on the medical institution, Molly Gram, along with her little-girl-lost seems to be. He used to be racked by way of a mysterious guilt that had pushed him to a frightened breakdown three hundred and sixty five days prior. but if he drowns in lifeless Water Lake, Sejer hesitates to name it a suicide. Then one other corpse is located in a lake, a Vietnamese immigrant. And Sejer starts off to consider his age weigh on him. Does he nonetheless have the power to pursue the elusive factors for human evil?
By Eva Sallis
Problems with self-discovery, Muslim tradition, and the mother–daughter courting are explored during this superbly crafted novel. Lian's father is Australian, her mom a Vietnamese refugee; starting to be up on a tiny island in Australia, she resents her mother's Vietnamese background and her personal combined race. whilst Lian flees her local nation to review in Yemen she studies a welcome lack of id, immersing herself within the richness of the Arabic tradition and language. yet, finally the overpowering demanding situations of residing in a overseas tradition aid her to discover compassion for her mother's tricky lifestyles. Breathtaking ocean and mother-goddess imagery abound during this well timed and compassionate paintings.
By Susan Gregg Gilmore
Occasionally you might want to go back to where the place you begun, to reach on the position the place you belong.
It’s the early Seventies. the city of Ringgold, Georgia, has a inhabitants of 1,923, one site visitors mild, one Dairy Queen, and one Catherine Grace Cline. The daughter of Ringgold’s third-generation Baptist preacher, Catherine Grace is quick-witted, greater than a bit obdurate, and death to flee her small-town life.
Every Saturday afternoon, she sits on the Dairy Queen, consuming Dilly Bars and plotting her getaway to the large urban of Atlanta. And while, with the aid of a kin buddy, the dream turns into a truth, Catherine Grace instantly packs her baggage, leaving her family members and the boy she likes to declare the existence she’s consistently imagined. yet earlier than issues have even started to get off the floor in Atlanta, tragedy brings her again domestic. As a chain of amazing occasions alters her perspective–and sweeping adjustments come to Ringgold itself–Catherine Grace starts to wonder whether her position on this planet may very well be, opposed to all odds, correct the place she all started.
By Laura Harrington
A Boston Globe bestseller
"Nothing lower than an absolutely learned imaginative and prescient of a tender complex girl." —Entertainment Weekly
Tomboy Alice Bliss is heartbroken whilst she learns that her father, Matt, is being deployed to Iraq. Matt will omit seeing Alice blossom right into a full-blown teen: she'll discover ways to force, subscribe to the song staff, visit her first dance, and fall in love—all whereas attempting to be robust for her mom, Angie, and her precocious little sister. however the telephone calls from her father are by no means lengthy adequate. immediately common and extremely own, Alice Bliss is a profoundly relocating tale approximately people who find themselves left at domestic in the course of wartime and a small-town teenage lady bravely dealing with the future.
By Elizabeth Newark
With Jane Austen sequels proliferating, it truly is approximately time somebody created a sequel to Austen's rival Charlotte Bront?!In this sequel to Jane Eyre, younger Janet Rochester is consigned to Highcrest Manor and the guardianship of the stern Colonel Dent whereas her mom and dad trip to the West Indies. As she struggles to make a existence for herself guided by way of their beliefs, she is stuck up within the mysteries of Highcrest. Why is the East Wing forbidden to her? What lies in the back of locked gates? and what's the resource of the voices she hears within the evening? Can she belief the enigmatic Roderick Landless or should still she move her allegiance to the clever and captivating Sir Hugo Calendar?Riding her mare at the Yorkshire moors, retaining her personal with Colonel Dent, or waltzing at her first ball, Janet is a robust and sympathetic personality, and prefer her mom, she's going to want all her braveness ...
By Frank Mille
Peut-on rencontrer Dieu sur Meetic ? remark s'y retrouver aujourd'hui ?
Pourquoi avons-nous l'impression que le monde s'effondre, que l'Apocalypse est pour demain, et en même temps avoir cette sensation de liberté, de choix big et infini ?
Pourquoi nous sentons-nous si seuls, alors qu'il n'a jamais été aussi facile de communiquer sur les réseaux ?
Le héros de L'amour sèche plus vite se pose toutes ses questions, et fait comme il peut.
Dans une langue rapide et drôle, suivez-le dans Paris, rencontrez avec lui ces nanas parfois sublimes, souvent pathétiques, toujours drôles qui restent à leurs fenêtres en espérant le prince charmant…
Ni enquête sociologique misérabiliste, ni cours de morale pénible, ce roman vous emmène dans un monde où le politiquement right ne serait qu'un memento, et les bonnes manières une alternative !
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By Holly Chamberlin
Over the process one eventful summer season, 9-year-old local Mainer Delphine Crandall and Maggie Weldon, a privileged lady 'from away, ' develop into top buddies. After commencement, Maggie acquires a profitable occupation, and at last marries. Delphine is drawn again domestic, her lifestyles steeped in family members and the Maine neighborhood she loves