Contemporary Literature

Doctor Sleep: A Novel

By Stephen King

Grasp storyteller Stephen King’s terrifying sequel to The Shining—an quick no 1 New York Times bestseller that's "[a] vibrant frightscape" (The New York Times).

On highways throughout the US, a tribe of individuals referred to as the genuine Knot trip looking for sustenance. they give the impression of being harmless—mostly outdated, plenty of polyester, and married to their RVs. yet as Dan Torrance is familiar with, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the real Knot are quasi-immortal, dwelling off the steam that kids with the shining produce after they are slowly tortured to death.

Haunted by means of the population of the forget resort, the place he spent one terrible adolescence 12 months, Dan has been drifting for many years, desirous to shed his father’s legacy of depression, alcoholism, and violence. ultimately, he settles in a brand new Hampshire city, an AA group that sustains him, and a role at a nursing domestic the place his remnant shining energy presents the the most important ultimate convenience to the demise. Aided by means of a prescient cat, he turns into “Doctor Sleep.”

Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it really is her outstanding present, the brightest shining ever obvious, that reignites Dan’s personal demons and summons him to a conflict for Abra’s soul and survival. this is often an epic struggle among strong and evil, excellent tale that would thrill the thousands of committed readers of The Shining and fulfill a person new to this icon within the Stephen King canon.

Show description

Two Sides to Every Story (Love Spectrum Romance)

By Dyanne Davis

Raphael Remeris is a Chicago policeman with a depressing mystery of early life abuse. The abuse lead him to his vocation to guard the innocent.

Angela Reed is a loose lance author from a close-by Chicago Suburb. whilst her brother is arrested and located responsible of gang job and locked away in Statesville penal complex Angela is going on a campaign to turn out him blameless and to discover the soiled police officers her brother swears framed him. With time working out her brother is urgent her to extend her efforts and persuade her to maneuver into a coarse Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Angela runs into officer Remeris time and again, her hatred of him fueling a conflict for dominance. yet she quickly reveals that Raphael fuels greater than her anger. he is begun a hearth in her heart.

As Angela and Raphael interact to discover facts that might loose Angela's brother Raphael desires to turn out to Angela that there is constantly aspects to each tale. . .

Show description

American Wife: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)

By Curtis Sittenfeld

A sort, bookish in basic terms baby born within the Nineteen Forties, Alice Lindgren has no concept that she's going to sooner or later turn out within the White condominium, married to the president. In her small Wisconsin native land, she learns the virtues of politeness, yet a sad coincidence while she is seventeen shatters her id and alterations the trajectory of her existence. greater than a decade later, whilst the charismatic son of a strong Republican relations sweeps her off her toes, she is stunned to discover herself admitted right into a global of privilege. And while her husband abruptly turns into governor after which president, she discovers that she is married to a guy she either loves and essentially disagrees with–and that her inner most ideals more and more run opposed to her public personality. As her husband’s presidency enters its moment time period, Alice needs to confront contradictions years within the making and face questions approximately very unlikely to reply to.

Show description

Love Letters to the Dead: A Novel

By Ava Dellaira

It starts off as an task for English type: Write a letter to a useless individual. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain simply because her sister, might, enjoyed him. And he died younger, similar to may possibly did. quickly, Laurel has a laptop filled with letters to humans like Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Amelia Earhart, Heath Ledger, and extra -- although she by no means supplies a unmarried one among them to her instructor. She writes approximately beginning highschool, navigating new friendships, falling in love for the 1st time, studying to reside along with her splintering relatives. And, eventually, concerning the abuse she suffered whereas might was once presupposed to be searching for her. basically then, as soon as Laurel has written down the reality approximately what occurred to herself, can she really start to settle for what occurred to could. And basically while Laurel has all started to work out her sister because the individual she was once -- gorgeous and remarkable and deeply improper -- can she start to detect her personal course during this attractive debut from Ava Dellaira, Love Letters to the Dead.

Show description

On Mystic Lake: A Novel

By Kristin Hannah

Annie Colwater’s husband has simply confessed that he’s in love with a more youthful girl. Devastated, Annie retreats to the small city the place she grew up. There she is reunited together with her old flame, Nick Delacroix, a contemporary widower who's not able to deal with his silent, emotionally scarred younger daughter. jointly the 3 of them start to heal. yet simply whilst Annie believes she’s been given a moment probability at happiness, her global is grew to become the wrong way up back and she or he is compelled to choose that no girl in love should still ever need to make.

Show description

The Lake

By Banana Yoshimoto

Now in paperback: a quietly beautiful travel de strength concerning the redemptive energy of love.

While The Lake shows off a few of the positive factors that experience made Banana Yoshimoto famous—a forged of shiny and quirky characters, uncomplicated but nuanced prose, a decent plot with an upbeat pace—it’s additionally the most darkly mysterious books she’s ever written.

It tells the story of a tender lady who strikes to Tokyo after the dying of her mom, hoping to recover from her grief and begin a profession as a photograph artist. She reveals herself spending an excessive amount of time staring out her window, notwithstanding ... till she realizes she’s gotten used to seeing a tender guy around the highway staring out his window, too.

They ultimately embark on a hesitant romance, till she learns that he has been the sufferer of a few kind of early life trauma. traveling of his buddies who reside a monastic existence beside a gorgeous lake, she starts to piece jointly a chain of clues that lead her to suspect his adventure can have had whatever to do with a strange spiritual cult. . . .

With its echoes of the notorious, real-life Aum Shinrikyo cult (the crew that published poison fuel within the Tokyo subway system), The Lake unfolds because the strongest novel Banana Yoshimoto has written. and because the younger fanatics conquer their bothered prior to find desire within the attractive solitude of the lake within the nation-state, it’s additionally one in all her such a lot relocating.

Show description

Few Are Angels(Volume 1)

By Inger Iversen

Warfare is raging among the Immortals and the darkish Prince’s military of half-breed vampires — and talented Ella unearths herself on the heart. Can renegade half-breed vampire Kale hold her secure as their forbidden love awakens?

After a deadly hit and run twist of fate, Ella Monroe fears that she’s misplaced greater than her loved mom and dad. scary visions of a earlier existence and a demanding voice in her head have psychiatric execs confident that she’s misplaced her sanity in addition. but if Kale--a darkish and good-looking stranger with a mysterious past--reveals the real which means of her visions and the large energy she wields via them, Ella needs to come to phrases with the devastating truths of her personal earlier, whereas eluding an historic darkish Prince who seeks to regulate not just her destiny, yet all of mankind’s, via skills that Ella is barely starting to understand.

This paranormal romance advised from the heroine’s point of view builds in depth and intrigue to a finale you won’t see coming. middle pounding motion combined with heartwarming friendships and heartbreaking romance will go away you breathless and begging for more.

Show description

That Wintry Feeling (Debbie Macomber Classics)

By Debbie Macomber

Debbie Macomber’s distinctive heat and center shine during this gentle tale of letting love locate its method domestic, now to be had for the 1st time as an eBook.
 
After gazing the guy she loves stroll down the aisle along with her sister, Cathy Thompson must break out. Alaska—beautiful, distant, and much from sour memories—sounds just like the ideal position to begin over. yet a brand-new existence comes with brand-new demanding situations . . . particularly Grady Jones, a pilot and unmarried dad who has an answer to either their difficulties: a wedding of convenience. 
 
Grady isn’t trying to find love. He attempted that after and failed. He simply wishes a spouse, and Cathy makes sense, effortless at the eyes, and cherished via his daughter. yet Grady doesn’t anticipate the way in which Cathy will get lower than his pores and skin, the best way she makes him are looking to be a greater husband and father. Grady didn’t imagine he had from now on love within to offer, yet Cathy proves him unsuitable. along with his spouse through his part, this pilot learns to leap at the wings of a destiny neither of them dreamed possible.

BONUS: This version contains excerpts from Debbie Macomber's Last One Home and The hotel at Rose Harbor.
 
Praise for Debbie Macomber
 
“No one tugs at readers’ heartstrings particularly as successfully as Macomber.”Chicago Tribune
 
“The reigning queen of women’s fiction.”The Sacramento Bee
 
“It’s most unlikely to not cheer for Macomber’s characters. . . . in terms of making a certain position and noteworthy, honorable characters, no one does it higher than Macomber.”BookPage
 
Published via Debbie Macomber Books

Show description

Im Schatten des Teebaums: Roman (German Edition)

By Elizabeth Haran

Australien, 1900: Die junge Eliza bricht auf zu dem abgelegenen Ort Tantanoola in Südaustralien. Sie will einen Artikel über einen mysteriösen Tiger schreiben, der in der reizvollen australischen Landschaft angeblich sein Unwesen treibt. Doch zwei schicksalhafte Begegnungen bringen ihr Leben und ihre Pläne durcheinander ...

Bestsellerautorin Elizabeth Haran bringt den Leserinnen ihre Heimat Australien nahe wie kaum eine andere Autorin.

Show description

The Story of Us

By Susan Wiggs

As an outstanding lady watching for her probability to be undesirable, Grace McAllen felt misplaced and discontented. yet all that modified sooner or later whilst a beautiful stranger with ocean blue eyes rode into tiny Edenville, Texas, on a Harley. Grace knew in her center that the opportunity assembly used to be just the start of a grand new adventure....

Show description