Little Fires Everywhere

Penguin Audio - The runaway new york times bestseller!named a best book of the year by: people, goodreads, amazon, gq, barnes & noble, NPR, Library Reads,  Paste, The Washington Post, Audible, Southern Living, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly,  Kirkus Reviews, iBooks, The Daily Beast,  Book of the Month, Bustle,  St.

Soon mia and pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs. Little fires everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

Little Fires Everywhere - Perfect for book clubs! Visit celesteng. Com for discussion guides and more. Maybe my favorite novel I've read this year. John green"Witty, wise, and tender. But mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town--and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides.

Suspicious of mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. It's a marvel.





Before We Were Yours: A Novel

Random House Audio - Born into wealth and privilege, a handsome fiancé, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force.

. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. Aiken, south Carolina, present day. Based on one of america’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which georgia tann, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, wrenching, the heart never forgets where we belong.

Before We Were Yours: A Novel - Library journalpublishers weekly’s #3 longest-running bestseller of 2017 • Winner of the Southern Book Prize • If All Arkansas Read the Same Book Selection “A story of a family lost and found. A poignant, engrossing tale about sibling love and the toll of secrets. People“sure to be one of the most compelling books you pick up this year.

. But when avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis,  a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption.





Where the Crawdads Sing

Penguin Audio - When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. Perfect for fans of barbara kingsolver and karen Russell, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.

But kya is not what they say. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. 1 new york times bestsellera reese witherspoon x hello sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful. The new york times book Review"Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver.

Where the Crawdads Sing - Bustlefor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the so-called Marsh Girl. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.

Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand.





The Great Alone: A Novel

Macmillan Audio - The #1 new york times bestseller*The newest audiobook sensation from Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of The Nightingale. This program is read by acclaimed narrator Julia Whelan, whose enchanting voice brought Gone Girl and Fates and Furies to life. Untamed. For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.

Ernt allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. Soon the perils outside pale in comparison to threats from within. She is desperate for a place to belong. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.

In their small cabin, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, covered in snow, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own. In this unforgettable portrait of human frailty and resilience, Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska―a place of incomparable beauty and danger.

The Great Alone: A Novel - But as winter approaches and darkness descends on Alaska, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates and the family begins to fracture. Her mother, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, Cora, even if means following him into the unknown. The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the Allbrights’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources.

In the wild, there is no one to save them but themselves.





The Woman in the Window Low Price CD: A Novel

HarperAudio - She spends her days drinking wine maybe too much, watching old movies, recalling happier times. The perfect family. The #1 bestseller that gripped the worldmillions of copies sold around the globesoon to be a major film from fox starring amy adams“astounding. But when anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble—and its shocking secrets are laid bare.

What is real? what is imagined? who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems. Twisty and powerful, ingenious and moving, the woman in the Window is a smart, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock—an unforgettable thriller that Gillian Flynn calls “amazing.

The Woman in the Window Low Price CD: A Novel - ”. And spying on her neighbors. Then the russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. Amazing. Gillian flynnit isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening. Anna fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside.





Educated: A Memoir

Random House Audio - 1 new york times, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a phd from cambridge universityborn to survivalists in the mountains of idaho, wall street journal, kept out of school,  and boston globe bestseller • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york times book review • one of president barack obama’s favorite books of the year • bill gates’s holiday reading list • finalist for the national book critics circle’s award in autobiography • finalist for the national book critics circle’s john leonard prize for best first book • finalist for the pen/jean stein book award named one of the best books of the year by the washington post • o: the oprah magazine • time • npr • good morning america • san francisco chronicle • The Guardian • The Economist • Financial Times • Newsday • New York Post • theSkimm • Refinery29 • Bloomberg • Self • Real Simple • Town & Country • Bustle • Paste • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • LibraryReads • BookRiot • Pamela Paul, KQED • New York Public LibraryAn unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.

When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. Despite the singularity of tara westover’s childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue“Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, and resonant for many others.

Educated: A Memoir - The new york Times Book Review.





Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel

Penguin Audio - The only way to survive is to open your heart.  . When she and raymond together save sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one.

Soon to be a major motion picture produced by reese witherspoon, warm,  Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the smart, and uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes. I fell in love with eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully unfolds after a chance encounter with a stranger; I think you will fall in love, too!” —Reese WitherspoonNo one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel - Meet eleanor oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, vodka, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

1 new york times bestsellera reese witherspoon book club pick“beautifully written and incredibly funny,  Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection.





Pachinko National Book Award Finalist

Grand Central Publishing - A new york times top ten book of the year and national book award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan San Francisco Chronicle. And yet we played on, because we had hope that we might be the lucky ones.

In the early 1900s, teenaged sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home in Korea. From bustling street markets to the halls of japan's finest universities to the pachinko parlors of the criminal underworld, Lee's complex and passionate characters--strong, stubborn women, devoted sisters and sons, fathers shaken by moral crisis--survive and thrive against the indifferent arc of history.

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The Silent Patient

Macmillan Audio - One evening her husband gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word. Alicia’s refusal to talk, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, or give any kind of explanation, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety.

His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations―a search for the truth that threatens to consume him. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas.

The Silent Patient - Alicia berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. More praise for the silent patient: “Absolutely brilliant… I read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement. Stephen fry “smart, sophisticated storytelling freighted with real suspense - a very fine novel by any standard. Lee child“the silent patient sneaks up on you like a slash of intimidating shadow on a badly lit street.

The price of her art skyrockets, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, the silent patient, and she, a secure forensic unit in North London. Theo faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia.





Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Brilliance Audio - He’s a normal italian teenager—obsessed with music, food, and girls—but his days of innocence are numbered. Pino lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. But after pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler’s left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich’s most mysterious and powerful commanders.

Now, with the opportunity to spy for the allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share. Fans of all the light we cannot see, suspense, The Nightingale, and Unbroken will enjoy this riveting saga of history, and love.

When his family home in milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier—a move they think will keep him out of combat.

Beneath a Scarlet Sky - Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland. Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the usa today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.





Manhattan Beach: A Novel

Simon & Schuster Audio - Named one of the best books of the year by npr, the washington post, usa today, she gleans, a man who, nearly twelve years old, Esquire, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, The Guardian, Time • A New York Times Notable Book Anna Kerrigan, Vogue, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family.

New york times bestseller • new york’s “one book, one new york” pick winner of the andrew carnegie medal for Excellence in Fiction The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. One evening at a nightclub, and begins to understand the complexity of her father’s life, she meets Dexter Styles again, the reasons he might have vanished.

Manhattan Beach: A Novel - . Manhattan beach takes us into a world populated by gangsters, divers, propulsive exploration of a transformative moment in the lives and identities of women and men, bankers, and union men in a dazzling, sailors, of America and the world. Anna works at the brooklyn Naval Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that once belonged to men, now soldiers abroad.

She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is mesmerized by the sea beyond the house and by some charged mystery between the two men. A magnificent achievement, at once a suspenseful noir intrigue and a transporting work of lyrical beauty and emotional heft” The Boston Globe, “Egan’s first foray into historical fiction makes you forget you’re reading historical fiction at all” Elle.