By Lisa Beth Kovetz
"Who knew writing approximately and examining approximately soiled sexual peccadilloes might be so cathartic and life-affirming?" --Kirkus ReviewsFour ladies meet in an empty convention room. every one is a little bit fearful, just a little intrigued and all are armed with steamy fantasies in their personal construction. What used to be a monotonous lunchtime literary membership is remodeled into whatever else, whatever forbidden, whatever that may cause them to eternally acquaintances. "A shrewdpermanent and bawdy debut with characters that instantly delivery the reader onto a lovely rollercoaster trip of enjoyable. A bold novel of shared woman fantasies that the majority girls might by no means demonstrate in well mannered, or for that subject, rude, corporation. --Suzy Parker, writer of intercourse within the South"A horny, raucous event approximately 4 ladies studying 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 type) positioned Lisa Beth Kovetz's identify on my checklist of authors to seem ahead to reading." --Laura Van Wormer, bestselling writer of Riiverside Drive"An continuously pleasing account of 4 robust characters who develop into pals and, finally, a lot more." --Booklist"When Lisa Beth Kovetz wrote The Tuesday Erotica membership she was once in an erotic temper. sign up for the membership and feature a few fun!" --Sidney Sheldon
By Jayne Ann Krentz
A different message from Jayne Ann Krentz
Summer has arrived in Eclipse Bay and issues are certainly heating up among the Hartes and the Madisons. apparently the mysterious new gallery proprietor, Octavia Brightwell, is considering having a scandalous fling with that rogue Nick Harte prior to she leaves city. so far as Nick is anxious, a non permanent affair sounds excellent. however it isn’t going to be easy.
One gigantic problem is Mitchell Madison. For purposes of his personal, Mitchell has taken it upon himself to play parent to Octavia. He’s made it transparent that if Nick fools round along with her, there'll be a value to pay. after which there’s Nick’s younger son, Carson, who has his personal time table the place Octavia is worried. He doesn’t wish his father messing up his plans.
Summer in Eclipse Bay goes to be eventful this yr. a few long-buried secrets and techniques from the notorious Harte-Madison feud are approximately to floor. The prior and the current are on a collision path. i am hoping you’ll subscribe to me to observe the fireworks.
Happy studying . . .
Jayne Ann Krentz
By Frances Whiting
Praised as “a soft exploration of friendship, households, and primary love” (Liane Moriarty, ny instances bestselling writer of The Husband’s Secret), this coming-of-age novel from bestselling writer Frances Whiting is equivalent components heartwarming, available, and idea provoking.
“Tallulah de Longland,” she acknowledged slowly, letting all of the Ls in my identify loll approximately lazily in her mouth sooner than passing judgment. “That,” she introduced, “is a significant glamorgeous name.”
From the day Annabelle Andrews sashays into her lecture room, Tallulah ‘Lulu’ de Longland is bewitched: through Annabelle, through her family members, and via their sprawling, crumbling apartment tumbling all the way down to the river.
Their not going friendship intensifies via a mystery language the place they proportion confidences approximately their strange moms, first loves, and becoming up within the small coastal city of Juniper Bay. however the euphoria of teen not often lasts, and the implosion that destroys their friendship leaves lasting scars and a legacy of self-doubt that haunts Lulu into adulthood.
Years later, Lulu is gifted with a decision: stay the perpetual strong lady who misses out, or eventually step out from the shadows and do whatever remarkable. and doubtless unforgivable…
It’s now not how a long way you fall, yet how excessive you leap.
By Angela Ndalianis
By Natasha Synessios
By Barbara Delinsky, Johanna Parker, Simon & Schuster Audio
A robust tale of a woman's look for her prior.
After the dying of her adoptive mom, Chelsea Kane is a girl fed on through a necessity to find her typical historical past. She arrives within the New Hampshire city the place she was once born, aching for solutions. it really is whereas she is seeking them that she reveals whatever fairly unforeseen: a love she suggestion she could by no means understand.
As Chelsea will get towards the reality, she realizes that somebody is set to prevent her, first by means of scaring her, then via attempting to damage her. the risk escalates until eventually one terrifying evening while all secrets and techniques are laid naked and Chelsea ultimately confronts her mysterious past.
By Anna Quindlen
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
A terrific love tale from Anna Quindlen, the #1 long island Times bestselling writer of upward push and Shine, advantages, and a brief consultant to a cheerful Life
Still existence with Bread Crumbs starts off with an imagined gunshot and ends with a brand new tin roof. among the 2 is a wry and understanding portrait of Rebecca wintry weather, a photographer whose paintings made her an not likely heroine for plenty of girls. Her profession is now descendent, her financial institution stability shaky, and he or she has fled the town for the center of nowhere. There she discovers, in a tree stand with a roof repairer named Jim Bates, that what she sees via a digicam lens isn't really all there's to life.
Brilliantly written, powerfully saw, Still existence with Bread Crumbs is a deeply relocating and infrequently very shaggy dog story of unforeseen love, and a stunningly crafted trip into the lifetime of a girl, her middle, her brain, her days, as she discovers that existence is a narrative with many degrees, a narrative that's longer and extra intriguing than she ever imagined.
Praise for Still lifestyles with Bread Crumbs
“There comes a second in each novelist’s profession whilst she . . . ventures into new territory, breaking unfastened right into a marriage of tone and magnificence, of plot and characterization, that’s completely her personal. Anna Quindlen’s very good romantic comedy of manners is simply the sort of ebook. . . . Taken as a complete, Quindlen’s writings characterize a beneficiant and relocating interrogation of women’s adventure around the strains of sophistication and race. . . . [Still lifestyles with Bread Crumbs] proves the entire extra relocating as a result of its gentle, refined humor. Quindlen’s least openly political novel, it packs maybe the main severe punch. . . . Quindlen has introduced a unique that might have a endurance all its own.”—The ny occasions publication Review
“Charming . . . a scorching cup of tea of a narrative, soft and comforting concerning the vulnerabilities of growing old . . . a pleasure.”—USA Today
“[The protagonist’s] images are celebrated for turning the ‘minutiae of women’s lives into unforgettable images,’ and Quindlen does an analogous the following along with her enveloping, sure-handed storytelling.”—People
“Quindlen has made a house on the most sensible of the bestsellers lists with novels that trap the grace and frailty of way of life, and her newest paintings is bound to take her there back. With spare, based prose, she crafts a poignant glimpse into the internal lifetime of an getting older girl who discovers that truth includes even more colour than her personal celebrated black-and-white images.”—Library Journal
“Quindlen has consistently excelled at shooting telling info in a narrative, and he or she does so back during this quiet, robust novel, displaying the charged feelings that teem underneath the skin of day-by-day life.”—Publishers Weekly
“A Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and superstar within the pantheon of household fiction (Every final One, 2010), Quindlen offers immediately recognizable characters who should be appealingly hot and nonthreatening, yet that simply serves to force domestic her powerful message that it’s by no means too overdue to include life’s moment chances.”—Booklist
“Profound . . . engaging.”—Kirkus Reviews
By Richard A. Knaak
Because the starting of time, the angelic forces of the excessive Heavens and the demonic hordes of the Burning Hells were locked in an everlasting clash for the destiny of all production. That fight has now spilled over into Sanctuary -- the realm of fellows. decided to win mankind over to their respective reasons, the forces of fine and evil salary a mystery conflict for mortal souls. this can be the story of the Sin struggle -- the clash that might ceaselessly switch the future of guy. 3 thousand years earlier than the darkening of Tristram, Uldyssian, son of Diomedes, was once an easy farmer from the village of Seram. content material along with his quiet, idyllic lifestyles, Uldyssian is stunned as darkish occasions quickly spread round him. Mistakenly blamed for the grisly murders of 2 touring missionaries, Uldyssian is pressured to escape his place of birth and set out on a dangerous quest to redeem his solid identify. To his horror, he has started to show up unusual new powers -- powers no mortal guy has ever dreamed of. Now, Uldyssian needs to grapple with the energies construction inside of him -- lest they devour the final vestiges of his humanity.
By Elin Hilderbrand
Adrienne Dealey has spent the previous six years operating for inns in unique lodge cities. This summer time she has determined to make Nantucket domestic. Left flat broke via her ex-boyfriend, she is eager to earn a few speedy cash. whilst the fascinating Thatcher Smith, proprietor of Nantucket's preferred eating place, is the single one to supply her a role, she wonders if she will be able to get by means of with out eating place event. Thatcher supplies Adrienne a crash path within the business...and they proportion an rapid allure. yet there's a secret approximately their state of affairs: what's it approximately Fiona, the Blue Bistro's chef, who captures Thatcher's consciousness many times? And why does this sort of winning eating place appear to be in its ultimate season ahead of final its doorways for solid? regardless of her uncertainty, Adrienne needs to come to a decision no matter if she'll stream on, as she constantly does--or eventually open her center…
By Alison Pace
From Booklist wish McNeil is an paintings restorer on the Metropolitan Museum of artwork in manhattan urban. At 31, she thinks she can be getting married and having children, yet she does not just like the man she met through on-line courting, she has a overwhelm on a coworker, and her mom and dad have requested her to make a speech at their 40th marriage ceremony anniversary get together regardless of her terror of public talking. Her favourite position is Pug Hill in vital Park, the place pug fanciers convey their canine to frolic. desire does not have her personal pug yet constantly feels revitalized simply by staring at the canine at play. Signing up for a category on overcoming presentation anxiousness, desire meets quirky individuals with strange difficulties who she shouldn't have encountered in other places and is encouraged to attempt to determine what she wishes in existence. Pace's very leisurely chick-lit novel is at its top whilst desire is surrounded by way of canines, and its smartly wrapped-up end does promise love. *Diana Tixier usher in* *Copyright © American Library organization. All rights reserved* evaluate there is a brilliant comedic eye at paintings right here, and a young middle --a so much pleasant mixture. -- *Elinor Lipman, writer of **The resort at Lake Devine* and *My most modern complaint*