His wife, tries to keep things afloat at home, Georgia, but she’s been feeding the bill drawer with unopened envelopes for months and never manages to confront its swelling contents. A “sharply funny and sobering . . . Roger, has impulsively gone back to school, the patriarch, only to find his future ambitions at odds with the temptations of the present.
The Hole We're In: A Novel #ad - Zevin establishes herself as an astute chronicler of the way we spend now. Publishers Weekly, starred review. Portrait of a family in financial free fall” from the New York Times–bestselling author of Young Jane Young People. A corrections for our recessionary times . .
Margarettown: A Novel#ad - The debut of Gabrielle Zevin. From the new york times Bestselling author of The Storied Life of A. J. From the moment they first sleep together-piled atop seven mattresses in her dorm room-N. Fikry comes an enchanting story about love in its many forms, and a man's timeless journey into the unknowable territory of the woman he loves.
Is drawn into a rich and enchanted relationship with Margaret Towne, a woman who will introduce him to worlds he never knew existed.
Young Jane Young: A NovelAlgonquin Books #ad - Fikry. She sees no way out but to change her name and move to a remote town in Maine. But when, at the urging of others, aviva decides to run for public office herself, that long-ago mistake trails her via the Internet and catches up--an inescapable scarlet A. In the digital age, the past is never, ever, truly past.
And a spine. When the affair comes to light, the beloved congressman doesn’t take the fall. It’s exactly what we need more of right now. Chicago tribune from the author of the international bestseller The Storied Life of A. And it’s only a matter of time until Ruby finds out who her mother was and is forced to reconcile that person with the one she knows.
Young Jane Young: A Novel #ad - Young jane young is a smart, and captures not just the mood of our recent highly charged political season, and moving novel about what it means to be a woman of any age, funny, but also the double standards alive and well in every aspect of life for women. And manages to be hilarious in the process. People “it’s brilliant and hilarious.
. But aviva does, and her life is over before it hardly begins: slut-shamed, she becomes a late-night talk show punch line, anathema to politics.
Elsewhere: A NovelFarrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - She wants to get her driver's license. Is it possible to grow up while getting younger?Welcome to Elsewhere. But liz wants to turn sixteen, not fourteen again. Need to talk to someone about your problems? Stop by Marilyn Monroe's psychiatric practice. You can't get sick or any older. It is a place so like Earth, yet completely different.
It's quiet and peaceful. And it is not going well. Elsewhere is where fifteen-year-old Liz Hall ends up, after she has died. Here liz will age backward from the day of her death until she becomes a baby again and returns to Earth. And now that she's dead, liz is being forced to live a life she doesn't want with a grandmother she has only just met.
Elsewhere: A Novel #ad - Curious to see new paintings by Picasso? Swing by one of Elsewhere's museums. It is warm, with a breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. How can liz let go of the only life she has ever known and embrace a new one? Is it possible that a life lived in reverse is no different from a life lived forward? This moving, often funny book about grief, death, and loss will stay with the reader long after the last page is turned.
Elsewhere by gabrielle zevin is a 2006 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. She wants to graduate from high school and go to college.
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A NovelAlgonquin Books #ad - But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over--and see everything anew. This novel has humor, a touch of suspense, really, romance, but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and, all of humanity in its imperfect glory.
Eowyn ivey, author of the Snow Child “You won’t want it to end. Family circle “A natural for book groups. Richmond times-dispatch “A reader’s paradise of the first order. The buffalo news “A fun, page-turning delight. Minneapolis star tribune “Captures the joy of connecting people and books. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be.
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel #ad - J. He lives alone, and now his prized possession, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Marvelously optimistic about the future of books and bookstores and the people who love both. The washington Post A. Irresistible. Booklist “a wonderful, moving, endearing story of redemption and transformation that will sing in your heart for a very, very long time.
All These Things I've Done: A Novel Birthright Book 1Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - In 2083, water is carefully rationed, paper is hard to find, chocolate and coffee are illegal, and New York City is rife with crime and poverty. From gabrielle zevin--the author of the critically acclaimed Elsewhere--comes All These Things I've Done, a mafiya family, a masterful novel about an impossible romance, and the ties that forever bind us.
It consists of going to school, taking care of her siblings and her dying grandmother, trying to avoid falling in love with the new assistant D. A. S son, and avoiding her loser ex-boyfriend. Suddenly, and most importantly, Anya finds herself thrust unwillingly into the spotlight--at school, in the news, within her mafia family.
All These Things I've Done: A Novel Birthright Book 1 #ad - . And yet, the sixteen-year-old daughter of the city's most notorious and dead crime boss, for Anya Balanchine, life is fairly routine. That is until her ex is accidently poisoned by the chocolate her family manufactures and the police think she's to blame.
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac: A NovelFarrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - She wouldn't have woken up in an ambulance with amnesia. She would understand why her best friend, Will, keeps calling her "Chief. She'd know about her mom's new family. She might even have remembered why she fell in love with him in the first place. She never would have met james, the boy with the questionable past and the even fuzzier future, who tells her he once wanted to kiss her.
She'd know about her dad's fiancée. She certainly would have remembered her boyfriend, Ace. If naomi had picked tails, she would have won the coin toss. She wouldn't have had to go back for the yearbook camera, and she wouldn't have hit her head on the steps. After her remarkable debut, Gabrielle Zevin has crafted an imaginative second novel all about love and second chances.
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac: A Novel #ad - Memoirs of a teenage amnesiac is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. She wouldn't have wanted to kiss him back. But naomi picked heads.
Because It Is My Blood: A Novel Birthright Book 2Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - Unfortunately, her criminal record is making it hard for her to do that. No high school wants her with a gun possession charge on her rap sheet. Every time i think I'm out, they pull me back in. Michael corleone, the godfathersince her release from Liberty Children's Facility, Anya Balanchine is determined to follow the straight and narrow.
Plus, all the people in her life have moved on: Natty has skipped two grades at Holy Trinity, Scarlet and Gable seem closer than ever, and even Win is in a new relationship. But when old friends return demanding that certain debts be paid, Anya is thrown right back into the criminal world that she had been determined to escape.
Because It Is My Blood: A Novel Birthright Book 2 #ad - It's a journey that will take her across the ocean and straight into the heart of the birthplace of chocolate where her resolve--and her heart--will be tested as never before. Because it is my blood is the second novel in Gabrielle Zevin's Birthright series.
In the Age of Love and Chocolate: A Novel Birthright Book 3Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - She has lost her parents and her grandmother, and has spent the better part of her high school years in trouble with the law. Against the odds, the nightclub becomes an enormous success, and Anya feels like she is on her way and that nothing will ever go wrong for her again. Perhaps hardest of all, her decision to open a nightclub with her old nemesis Charles Delacroix has cost Anya her relationship with Win.
Still, it is Anya's nature to soldier on. All these things i've done, introduced us to timeless heroine Anya Balanchine, the first novel in the Birthright series, a plucky sixteen year old with the heart of a girl and the responsibilities of a grown woman. It will make you remember why you loved her writing in the first place.
In the Age of Love and Chocolate: A Novel Birthright Book 3 #ad - . Now eighteen, life has been more bitter than sweet for Anya. But after a terrible misjudgment leaves Anya fighting for her life, she is forced to reckon with her choices and to let people help her for the first time in her life. In the age of love and Chocolate is the story of growing up and learning what love really is.
It showcases the best of gabrielle Zevin's writing for young adults: the intricate characterization of Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac and the big-heartedness of Elsewhere. She puts the loss of Win behind her and focuses on her work.
Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone: A NovelPark Row #ad - Gemma is benedict’s audacious teenage niece—the daughter of his estranged brother, Charlie. Azurite for memories. Moonstone for empathy. But she might just be exactly what he needs to get his life back on track… Filled with colorful characters and irresistible charm, Benedict Stone is a luminous reminder of the unbreakable bonds of family, Rise and Shine, and shows that having someone to embrace life with is always better than standing on your own.
Business at his jewelry shop has dried up; his marriage is on the rocks. Reckless and stubborn, Gemma invites herself into Benedict’s world and turns his orderly life upside down. His life is in desperate need of a jump start… And then a surprise arrives at his door. The two stone brothers had a falling out and haven’t spoken in almost two decades, since Charlie left for America.
Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone: A Novel #ad - . Lapis lazuli for truth… in the quiet village of Noon Sun, Benedict Stone has settled into a complacent and predictable routine. Phaedra patrick’s debut novel, the Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, was hailed as “poignant” and “utterly endearing. Now she returns with rise and shine, a gem of a novel about family, Benedict Stone, forgiveness and one man’s second chance at happiness.
The Road HomeAtlantic Monthly Press #ad - It is a family history drenched in suffering and joy, rooted in the Nebraska soil, imbued with fierce independence and love, and intertwined with the destiny of whites and native Americans in the American West. In one of jim harrison’s greatest works, five members of the Northridge family narrate the tangled epic of their history on the Nebraska plains.
Epic in scope, the road home is a stunning and trenchant novel, humanity, written with the humor, stretching from the close of the nineteenth century to the present day, and inimitable evocation of the American spirit that have delighted Jim Harrison’s legion of fans. The road home continues the story of the captivating heroine Dalva and her peculiar and remarkable family.
It encompasses the voices of dalva’s grandfather john northridge, the austere, the son taken from Dalva at birth, the widow of his favorite son and namesake; Paul, hard-living half-Sioux patriarch; Naomi, the first Northridge son, who lived in the shadow of his brother; and Nelse, who now has returned to find her.
The Road Home #ad - To read this book is to feel the luminosity of nature in one’s own being. The new york times book review “the road Home confirms what his longtime fans already know: Harrison is on the short list of American literary masters. The denver post “demonstrates why Harrison is considered one of the best storytellers around.
The washington post “the road home is Harrison at the peak of his powers, a splendid combined prequel and sequel . .