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Alex and Rosie, best friends since childhood, brave life’s ups and downs an ocean apart until they finally get a chance at their own happy ending.
Austin Gray devises a plan to become the sweetheart of her town’s Christmas parade involving a bully, a rooster, and a host of new friends — and she just might learn something new in the process.
Maybe Princess Diana didn’t die in a fiery wreck in Paris — and this novel supposes where she might have gone, what she might have done, had she lived.
Sisters Claire and Sydney Waverly reconnect in this magical look at love, friendship and the things from which we hide.
Emily arrives in a small North Carolina town and shakes up all sorts of secrets, including those surrounding a mother she has recently lost.
In Walls of Water, North Carolina, secrets run fast and deep — between family; between friends; between lovers. When an unlikely duo of women convenes for an anniversary celebration, many are revealed.
Josey finds friendship and love after the town ne’er-do-well drops into her life and encourages her to step out of her shell.
Alter goes on a year-long quest to transform her life by following the edicts of several women’s glossies — and discovers her own secrets to happiness, and moving on, in the process.
Thirteen-year-old Mary Harold moves to her grandmother’s home to escape the bullying of her classmates, only to find that personal strength will be needed to tackle obstacles that follow her anywhere she goes.
After the death of her mother, high school senior and brilliant science student Kate channels all of her energy into running as fast as her legs will carry her. But a friendship with a troubled neighbor shakes up her well-ordered world.
After a lifetime of invisibility and bullying, all Tyler Miller wants is to be noticed — but once set in motion, the results prove disastrous.
The four Haas siblings must come to terms with their damaged, neglected childhoods in this family drama spanning decades.
Practical, easy-to-follow tips for office workers who want to increase energy levels during the day and help with physical fitness.
In the dawn of the cyber age, two teens stumble across something called “Facebook” in 1996. They soon realize their actions in the present have consequences in the future, and this knowledge changes everything.
An ambitious PR exec has to convince a British rescue squad that the answer to their financial woes is a calendar featuring the men themselves — in the buff.
After his mother dies in a car accident caused by a snake phobia, 12-year-old Josh goes on a journey of unanswered questions, faith and grieving in the hope that he’ll come out the other side.
Three twenty-something friends embark on a year-long journey that will teach them about countless cultures — and each other — in this travel memoir.
Four friends, all with a stepmother link, form a club to make it through the victories and trials of their different relationships.
After the death of their oldest son and brother, members of one New England family must confront their own demons and discuss the past before it tears them apart forever.
Novelist Rebekah Kettle’s obsession with a New York City filmmaker spans decades of her life and remains the only constant in her existence. After she begins a relationship with him through letters, all perceptions of her idol change.
After unintentionally inspiring her ex-boyfriend’s hit song, Audrey must deal with life as a heartthrob’s muse — and find a way to save her friendships and new relationship under the harsh eye of the paparazzi.
A quiet coming-of-age story of Katie, battling the difficulties of growing up and falling into unrequited love — all under the eye of a dictatorial father.
After Lila meets a sexy exotic plants dealer, her interest in horticulture is piqued — especially after she discovers an eccentric laundromat owner who claims to own the Nine Plants of Desire. Adventure and trippy sex ensues.
After their mother’s heart attack, three adult siblings return home to confront each other — and the past.
Lillian Leyb leaves Russia and the ghosts of her dead family for a new life in America, but a visit from an old relative re-opens old wounds and sends her on a cross-country quest to find her daughter.
A relationship gone awry leads Kit Corrigan to abandon her hometown for the glittering lights of New York City — but she may not be able to get away scotch-free.
The tempestuous, lovely and alluring Pauline Bonaparte Borghese, wife of an Italian prince and sister of the infamous Napoleon, battles illness, grief and slander in this debut novel about Borghese’s own ancestor.
When Frankie returns to her New York roots, she’s surprised to find her sister has converted their parents’ bed and breakfast into a holistic retreat — and equally shocked to find her first love and longtime crush single. And interested.
Cat begins a bold science experiment in the hopes of beating rival and former best friend Matt — or maybe just to win his affections?
Ellie Barnett comes to rely on the advice of Jane Austen to navigate the turbulent waters of love and family in this coming-of-age novel.
Three friends meet weekly to discuss family, husbands and dreams deferred — and look to one another for support when faced with challenging decisions.
Four friends reconvene in the final novel of Brashares’ best-selling series about friendship, loss and love.
In this sequel to Brashares’ bestselling series, readers are reunited with four friends a decade later — and though we had hoped they could change and grow, they all seem stagnant. Heartbreaking and tragic.
After a plane crash sends the contestants of the Miss American Dream contest onto a desert island, they must find a way to survive the harsh environment — and each other.
After Darcy fails to offer for his cousin Anne’s hand in marriage, Lady Catherine de Bourgh demands he find a suitor for her in this sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice.
This parallel story to Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women follows Mr. March, the classic novel’s mysterious father, as he journeys through the American South and sees firsthand the horrors and complexities of the Civil War.
In 1665, Anna Frith struggles to survive the Plague that sweeps her village, and all its inhabitants, in rural England.
Against the powerful backdrop of Niagara Falls, Bess Heath is forced to help her fallen-from-grace family as she falls in love with a mysterious young riverman.
After learning their mother has cancer, three adult sisters — raised by a Shakespearean scholar — come home to one another . . . and their troubles.
After the death of her best friend, Ellie Lerner travels to London to care for the bereaved family — and confronts a few of her own hurts in the process.
Breaking up with her boyfriend for no good reason at all is just the first of Emily’s problems in this novel of family, love and growing up.
Princess Mia finally comes into her own in this final installment of Cabot’s beloved series.
Former pop idol Heather Wells must solve the mysteries surrounding the deaths of students in the New York City dorm where she works — before she’s the next victim.
Jane Austen’s beloved lovers Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet are transported from Regency England to Civil War era Texas in this inventive Pride and Prejudice spin-off.
After enduring a difficult childhood, a young woman from Mississippi leaves for the bright lights of Los Angeles — but the past is never far behind. Fresh, fun and engaging.
Stay-at-home mom Lanie muses about the life that slipped through her fingers after she fell in love, had three little boys and agreed to move north for her husband’s music career. A journey of self-discovery brings her to some startling revelations.
Deciding to act as a surrogate for her big sister and return to Texas, marketing pro Sarah realizes how much a selfless act can drain her — and bring her a new life, too.
After a hurricane strikes their coastal Carolina town, sisters and doctors Maya and Rebecca go to help — and wind up in totally different places as a result.
Ukrainian engineer Daria accepts a secretary job in her native Odessa to help pay the bills, but it’s her job moonlighting at a company for email-order brides that changes everything.
Modern-day fairytale of two teens falling in and out of love over one harried night in New York City.
Sara and Tobey struggle with their mutual affections — from afar — in this light high school romance.
When her longtime crush announces he’s moving to New York City, Brooke leaves Jersey for the Big Apple — and finds a whole new life there.
When a teacher becomes ensnared in a passionate affair with a young student, the results are disturbing and explosive.
Two teens must fight to bring glory and sustenance to their district in what was once the United States — or see their own lives, and loved ones, evaporate.
You’d think Katniss could catch a break after surviving the Capitol’s sadistic Hunger Games, but life is full of different, scary challenges as she returns home and copes with the ramifications of her rebellion.
by Suzanne Collins
In the final installment of Collins’ best selling series, Katniss makes difficult choices while coping with a vicious plot on her life, a strengthening war with the Capitol — and an end of life as she knew it.
In this short memoir, Colón shares family recipes and stories on how her grandmother survived the Great Depression — all related in a timely fashion for the Great Recession.
Recently divorced, lipstick-loving hairdresser Bella must deal with her ex’s new relationship flashing before her eyes — he’s dating her younger sister.
A freak lightning storm transports ’80s fan Jenna back to the decade of her obsession — and right in the path of the heartthrob she loved most.
Augusta “Gus” Curtis fights to get her boyfriend back after a former friend gets between their relationship.
Morgan is sick of small town life in Central Nowhere, Nebraska — especially after her love life implodes in three very separate directions.
Andie Miller takes on a daunting task — helping two antisocial children — in this romance that is part ghost story, part thriller, part tale of undying love.
Realizing that her life isn’t quite what she bargained for, writer Anna David embarks on a quest of self-discovery in her first memoir.
It’s 1911 in stifling New York, where Essie Rosenfeld works in a shirtwaist factory — and deals with love, and loss, along the way.
British receptionist Holly battles hostile coworkers, meddling family, hilarious friends and an office romance (or two) in this fun novel consisting entirely of her email exchanges.
Receptionist Holly is back in this novel filled with emails, and she’s ready to tackle some new challenges with her typical bumbling charm.
Overachiever Auden gets more than she bargained for when she visits her father and his new wife and baby in a beachside town — especially after she meets Eli, a fellow insomniac with secrets of his own.
Dickison details her true-life adventures as a freelance writer in this series of vignettes.
Decades after she left her native Japan to marry an American, Shoko Morgan reflects back on the life she’s lived — and wonders how she could change the present, especially for her own children.
The life of one man — and artist — is explored through glimpses of his journals and biography in this unconventional novel about art, love and living.
In this stunning story of love and survival, 5-year-old Jack must rescue he and his mother from the captivity in which he was born and raised.
After she catches her boyfriend cheating on her, high school teen and Beatles fanatic Penny Lane forms “The Lonely Hearts Club” — with some pretty interesting and unintended side effects.
Best friends Tess and Adam reconnect many years — and several heartbreaks — later, and they have dilemmas and plenty of secrets to conquer on the long path toward love.
After her online profile is hacked, Madison must find out who’s out to destroy her friendships, reputation and relationship — before the damage gets worse.
Four friends reunite through yoga in this Brooklyn-based novel centering around friendship, healing and growth.
Life From Scratch
by Melissa Ford
After her divorce, Rachel Goldman takes to her kitchen for solace, comfort and adventure — and it’s there that she finds the strength to start a blog and remake her life.
After a car accident claims the lives of her family, 17-year-old Mia must make the most crucial decision of her life (or afterlife) — and, watching it all in an out-of-body experience, she relies upon the advice of friends and surviving family to help her determine if it’s worth it.
Five women and one man meet monthly to discuss the works of Jane Austen, and find they all have more in common than they would have believed.
In this snarky memoir, Frankel details her history of hate and chronicles her path to publication. Funny, erudite and original.
Scientific-minded teen Miranda Merchant loves dealing in absolutes — but can’t rectify her feelings for a mysterious boy she meets on an island one summer . . . or the mystery that clings to him, defying everything she knows based on logic.
Estranged sisters reunite in the Hamptons after their beloved aunt leaves them a ramshackle house — and mysteries soon follow.
After the death of her grandfather, a young writer returns home to learn about love and life from her grandmother — a wise woman and matriarch of her family. A memoir.
Accustomed to being the only man at on a female English staff at an all-girls school, Leo Binhammer struggles with the arrival of a new male colleague — who brings plenty of baggage of his own.
A starter of Amish friendship bread unites the town of Avalon, Ill., and brings together its hurting but resilient residents.
Father and son are reunited on the cold shores of Lake Superior decades after one survives a terrible shipwreck — but the seas of change are churning again.
When an accident badly burns a young boy, he and his mother are brought into the life of a handsome doctor. Choices must be made in this novel of love, sacrifice, infidelity and forgiveness.
On the evening of her thirtieth birthday, Rachel goes out to party with friends — and winds up whiling away the hours in the arms of Dex, her best friend’s fiance.
Darcy picks up the pieces of her shallow existence after ending her engagement and discovering a pregnancy — and quite a few other things about herself, too.
The honeymoon has just started for Elizabeth and Darcy in this sequel to Pride & Prejudice, but nothing about their new marriage — and partnership — is quite as it seems.
Libby must choose between a very wealthy — but very boring — suitor and an aspiring novelist with barely ten quid to his name.
Former child prodigy Colin embarks on a road trip with best friend Hassan to nurse his heartbreak following a break-up with the nineteenth Katherine he’d dated.
For Miles Halter, life at an Alabama boarding school with Alaska Young changes every thought he has on life, lust, love and friendship.
After her mother suffers a stroke, Laura Martinez must return to her broken family to sift through her mother’s memories and old letters — and try to make amends.
Grogan, author of Marley & Me, discusses his upbringing in a strict Catholic home, his rebellious youth and his eventual reckoning with his mother and father.
The life of one man, donated to a college’s child rearing program, is chronicled from his auspicious upbringing to years in swingin’ ’60s London.
When two little girls disappear from their beds, events — and secrets — are set in motion that their families hoped to keep long buried.
A novel in two parts, Paul and Cora take turns as the focus of Hadley’s impeccable eye and sharp precision in his thoughtful, introspective character study.
Modern woman Jane Hayes takes a trip to Regency England while staying at Pembrook Park, an English estate established to resemble Jane Austen’s era. Will she find her own Mr. Darcy, or leave behind the idea of him forever?
When a mother and daughter head to Hollywood in hopes of making young Bethany a star, they have no idea what they’re in for — and what it might cost to achieve it.
Belly is used to spending summers at Cousins Beach with brothers Jeremiah and Conrad, old family friends, but this summer is different. This summer changes everything.
Cousins Beach is different without the presence of Susannah and her boys, but Belly struggles to regain some of the summers she has known and loved so well.
An L.A.-based tearoom owner reevaluates life — and the superficial nature of Hollywood — in this novel about an English woman rediscovering her passion.
Vanessa struggles to keep her family happy, healthy and fed — and her sanity intact — when her uptight relatives crash their California Christmas.
Hart reflects on her formative summer working for the prestigious Tiffany store in New York in the 1940s.
Terra’s birthmark has long defined her life and concepts of beauty — but a chance encounter with Jacob changes her views on just about everything solid and real in this powerful coming-of-age story.
A British teen enters an asylum after he begins having “panics,” and it’s there that he learns a great deal about life, friendship and healing.
An unlikely love triangle complicates the life of Horatio, a doubting divinity scholar, in this twist on Shakespeare’s sonnets and Hamlet.
Tired of his boring life of extravagance as the Duke of Sale, Gilly sets out on a journey across England filled with intrigue, blackmail and unexpected adventure.
Brash, outlandish and mesmorizing Sophy comes to live with her aunt, uncle and cousins in London — and promptly begins to sort out their complicated finances and love lives with hilarious, delightful results.
Sonia travels to Granada for a friend’s birthday and discovers the story of the Ramirez family, told against the harrowing and heartbreakign backdrop of the Spanish Civil War.
After her mother’s passing, 12-year-old CeeCee travels south with a distant aunt to begin a new life — and be comforted by the lush world — and people — of Savannah.
Georgia Walker runs a popular yarn shop in New York City where friends from all walks of life convene to knit and muse. When twists take them on unexpected journeys, they must band together to get through it all.
After a mysterious gypsy predicts her demise, Ro Grandee is put on a path to reconnect with her old life and finally escape her low-life husband — once and for all.
After Brooke Miller receives an invite to her ex-boyfriend’s lavish California wedding, she commissions a fake Scottish fiance to accompany her.
Fresh out of a high-profile divorce and richer than she could imagine, Bernadine Brown purchases the ailing property of Henry Adams, Kansas, determined to revitalize the historic and close-knit African-American township.
Forced to return to England for the first time since the death of her boyfriend, U.S. intelligence officer Jordan sets to work uncovering secrets at her new post — and discovers a few that hit too close to home.
Thirteen envelopes from her recently-deceased aunt Peg take American teen Ginny on a European adventure of self-discovery.
Ginny returns to England on another madcap adventure after she receives a mysterious letter — and the promise of reuniting with the last little blue envelope from Aunt Peg.
The arrival of an aging movie star in the Martins’ New York City hotel provides much-needed levity as the family attempts to save their beloved residence.
The Martin family bands together when Spencer, beloved brother and aspiring actor, lands a controversial gig that makes him “The Most Hated Man In New York.”
When she returns home to find her house in a complete shambles at the hands of her son, Kate Fanshaw must confront the twists, turns and strange choices that have brought her to her wrecked kitchen.
Gibby McGraw works hard to crack the murder of a local politician in this sweet Southern look at family, friendship and believing in magic.
After finding her husband in a compromising position with another woman, Melissa heads to New York — where she begins to online date and write about it. But the attention is more than she bargained for in this hilarious novel.
Wife and stepmother Jiselle struggles to find a place with her new family as a flu epidemic breaks out in the United States, threatening everything about the life she’s come to know.
Rich commissions Becca to teach him household-related tasks in order to win back his fed-up girlfriend, but the pair wind up generating heat of their own instead.
Escaping her cheating fiance and boring life in London, Angela arrives in New York ready for a new life — and meets plenty of people there to help her achieve it.
Guided by her grandfather in 1899, 11-year-old Callie decides what it means to be a scientist, daughter and young woman in a home full of brothers — and a changing world.
Two sisters must put aside their past and differences to win a baking competition for their grandmother — and themselves.
After the death of her twin sister, Katherine struggles with her grief and guilt — and finds a way out the darkness in this historical young adult novel set in 1876.
Struggling with a crumbling home life and low self-esteem, Bianca pairs up with Wesley, the resident womanizer and school bad boy, in this young adult novel.
After her TV show is pulled off air, Deidre must rethink her life — and make some sturdy, and tasty, choices for her future.
Annabelle Peyton must marry rich to save her family from finanical disaster in this uniquely plotted historical romance.
Uncouth American heiress Lillian can’t help falling for the brooding Marcus, Lord Westcliff in this historical romance.
The four Wallflowers, now all married, set their sights on helping Lillian and Daisy’s younger brother Rafe Bowman tie the knot to one of the “suitable” young ladies in England.
Lucy and her mother spend one month in Paris in this graphic novel/travelogue that details a pivotal moment in one young artist’s life.
A writing desk with an illustrious history unites an unlikely group of foreigners — writers, parents, lovers — in this cross-continental novel.
Best friends Emma and Rachel move to New York City for the summer and have anything but the ordinary, run-of-the-mill months they expect.
Eleven-year-old Lucy narrates this story of her mother’s return to Wisconsin to care for her ailing, abusive father.
When a mother and daughter leave Hong Kong for a fresh start, factory life in New York is anything but easy. Triumphant, radiant, eloquently written.
After leaving Paris for New York City, lawyer Catherine has some hard decisions to make regarding ethics, love and happiness.
Themes of identity, loss, love and family are explored in this stunning collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning short stories.
Hilarious memoir about one writer’s transition from corporate heavyweight to unemployed blogger — and all the lessons learned along the way.
In her second memoir, Lancaster shares stories on how life in the “big city” isn’t at all the glamorous world others make it seem.
Lancaster details her struggles with weight and the plus-sized world before deciding to get fit.
After suffering through the marriage of her two best friends (one of whom she dearly loves), Van drunkenly purchases a German shepherd puppy — and gets way more in the exchange than she had anticipated.
Two sisters fight the traditional roles in their family as they come together to help their ailing mother.
A life of wealth, leisure and moral ambiguity comes to an end in this contemporary work with New York, Wall Street and the Great Recession at its heart.
Told through emails, texts and Facebook updates, this novel — and a sure sign of our times — details one woman’s attempts to sort through a tangled love life online.
Faith Jackson, the British daughter of two Jamaican parents, returns to the land of her mother and father’s family in a quest for racial identity, self-discovery and understanding.
No one is safe from suspicion after the death of Deirdre — except Lisa, her devoted and confused best friend, in this New York City mystery.
British novelist Orla Hart relies on Millie, an ordinary twenty-something, to provide hilarious fodder for her newest book. Any attempts at rebellion against blind dates and set-ups are quickly squashed in this fun, humorous story.
Tilly moves to a small English town and is quickly exposed to all its secrets — and introduced to Jack, the town’s tragic widower, whose reputation precedes him. But is it true?
After getting dumped by her philandering boyfriend, Dawn turns to her dog Chuck for advice and guidance. And Chuck has plenty of ideas to share — literally.
Two acquaintances embark on a cross-country road trip — and learn quite a bit about themselves, and life, along the way.
This retelling of Shakespeare’s classic puts Romeo and Juliet in a different Italian city and ages our principle leads, but the basic story — a sad story — remains true to the original.
Three friends are reunited in their 40s as life is getting sticky — especially with infidelity, career changes and younger men on the prowl.
In a future where everyone over 18 is rendered infertile, teen girls have become a hot — and only — commodity for conceiving. What follows is a harrowing tale of a not-so-distant, “fertilicious” future.
New Jersey teen Jessica Darling shares in her notebook all the hilarity, angst and heartbreak of high school.
Jessica’s senior year is filled with plenty of indecision about where her coming years will take her — and what to do about her unnerving feelings for the newly-improved Marcus Flutie.
Jessica narrates her college years with typical sass and humor, and leaves us wondering if the love she has for Marcus is “really real” or “high school” real.
Jessica battles a quarter-life crisis as first love Marcus Flutie pops an unexpected question.
As Jessica and Marcus reunite in the final book of McCafferty’s bestselling series, the high school/college sweethearts must confront their intense feelings for another and discuss the past in order to move into the future.
For environmental activist teen Jenna, a summer spent in the Canadian wilderness is the biggest adventure of all.
After her identity is stolen, Alice Love goes on a search to find the thief and reclaim her life — but might wind up with a new one in the process.
Newlyweds Florence and Edward struggle to share the most intimate parts of their past and present on their wedding night.
McGackin channels famous poets of yore in this unique volume of poetry designed specifically for the young male set. Humorous, lively and quick.
Nanny is back to help make things right with Grayer, a young man who grew up believing he’d been abandoned by her and left alone with his selfish, sophisticated New Yorker parents.
A teen girl is haunted by her ability to slip into others’ dreams.
Famous Little Women author Louisa May Alcott lived as an independent, feminist woman — but was there a romance that changed her irrevocably? One no one ever knew?
Mary struggles to emerge from her grief after the deaths of her mother, boyfriend and young son, and American singer Sam proves to be just the companion she needs in this novel set in Ireland.
Leaving the city for quiet Amherst, closed-off college professor Joy renovates a home in her quest for enlightenment in this unconventional coming-of-age story.
A newborn vampire must decide whom to trust as she heads into someone else’s battle in this novella, a supplement to the Twilight series.
Boston transplant Jackie spends her days editing steamy romance novels, but she struggles to find love of her own after she’s unceremoniously dumped by an ex.
Sisters Van and Linny, daughters of Vietnamese immigrants, return home for their father’s naturalization ceremony just as their personal lives are crumbling.
This story of Dexter and Emma, friends and nearly love interests since university, is told over a 20-year period in London. Laughs, tears and drama accompany them on their unlikely journey.
Five British women meet monthly to discuss literature, parenthood, family and marriage.
After she survives the car accident that kills her family, 16-year-old Ever can hear the thoughts of others and see their auras. The arrival of Damen, the school’s new heartthrob, changes the way she sees her inexplicable powers.
Struggling writer Tom Violet grapples with an unrequited crush, an eccentric father, complicated family and a dull career in this surprisingly hilarious, heartwarming novel.
In this grim dystopian novel, the U.S. population has been decimated and moved to a small tropical island — where 18-year-old Darcy learns that nothing is as it seems.
With her caustic wit and humor, Notaro discusses her hilarious adventures in the arid plains of Arizona and her eventual move to the Pacific Northwest.
Notaro tackles Ambien nightmares, lawn tweakers and much more in her latest memoir.
After her imaginary friend from childhood suddenly reappears, Jane falls in love with Michael, a man she believed to have been merely a figment of her imagination.
After being sent off to boarding school in Paris, 17-year-old Anna must make the best of things — and just might fall in love with the city . . . and a new classmate.
Teen Lola is horrified/exhilarated when the boy she once loved moves back in next door, upending her world and forcing her to confront her feelings about their past.
Plucky young producer Becky Fuller battles petulant coworkers, a difficult staff and her own anxieties to save a floundering morning show.
Best friends Martha and Nina leave their small Ohio town in search of adventure, eventually finding it in a mysterious Iowa corn field that changes them both indelibly.
The Greek gods have gathered in a dilapidated London flat, working odd jobs as they’re ignored and undesired in modern society, until a mousy British woman falls into their laps and changes everything.
When a meteor knocks the moon closer to Earth, disasters pock-mark the globe — and reach all the way to a small Pennsylvanian town, where Miranda and her family must cope with uncertainty, fear and starvation in a terrible, changing world.
In this parallel story to Life As We Knew It, 17-year-old Alex must protect his two younger sisters as downtown New York City dissolves into a minefield of starvation, death and disaster after the moon is knocked too close to the Earth.
Emily takes a spur-of-the-moment trip to England to escape spending the Christmas holidays alone and meets a colorful cast of characters, most of whom share her love of Jane Austen.
A collection of funny cat photos from the makers of the website I Can Has Cheezburger?
In a collection of short stories shuffling between many narrators, places and time periods, this novel offers readers vignettes with a common theme: each involves a stranger in a strange land.
In this modern love story, Cassie and Calder fight their feelings for one another — and attempt to look past humble roots and a blue-blood family in order to be together.
In this variation on Jane Austen’s classic Pride & Prejudice, Elizabeth accepts Darcy’s first proposal to avoid bringing shame upon her family. What follows is a tender, unexpected relationship that strengthens with time.
Penelope’s world changes dramatically after Charlotte waltzs into her life, sharing in her struggle to find her footing in post-war London in Rice’s enchanting, magical novel of friendship, love, loss and hope.
EJ travels to Oregon with Jess, her guardian “angel,” to try and repair the damage of her estranged relationship with her outlandish mother — and confront the man she loved and deserted many years before.
Modern girl Courtney Stone wakes up from a Pride & Prejudice-filled haze to realize she’s been dropped into the life of Jane Mansfield, a Regency woman with enough love troubles to rival her own.
Regency woman Jane Mansfield awakens in modern-day Los Angeles to find that the age of horse-drawn carriages and ballroom dances have been replaced with the Internet, cell phones and riotously improper young men. Parallel story to Confessions Of A Jane Austen Addict.
Long Island mom of three Mindy Sherman battles with snobbish neighbor Beth Diamond in this poignant, hilarious look at friendship, parenthood and love.
Ari Mitchell is a dear, tender narrator in this coming-of-age look at life in ’80s New York City and first love.
An American teen is stranded in England with her cousins when war breaks out, leaving her to decide how to survive — and find her loved ones again.
Newly engaged but plagued by doubts and fears regarding the world around her, Quinn goes on a quest of self-discovery to find out if prudence is really a way to live life happily.
A collection of children’s stories from the world of Harry Potter.
Two sister vessels traveling toward a New Earth are altered off track when one attacks the other — and tries to steal its children.
A teen battles her body image issues while struggling to get the attention of a longtime crush and keep her fledgling friendships before she starts her senior year.
When their beloved tea shop is in danger of closing, three best friends must band together to save it — and learn lessons about friendship, love and growing up as they do.
Life in tiny Rook, Arkansas is changed forever when a Japanese internment camp is established within the boundaries of young Chess Morton’s world.
After years of struggle, Tilly finally believes she has the “perfect” life — until an unexpected gift of clarity makes her question everything.
The daughter of a thief and a thief herself, Danielle has lived her life tiptoeing from home to home — but, at 18, she longs to set down some roots.
Holly returns to Blue Crab Island, Maine, with a heavy heart — but soon fills it up with recipes carefully crafted with love by her Italian grandmother.
Three sisters appear on their estranged father’s doorsteps with a host of problems — and the hope that they can all be solved by their coming back together.
Fundraiser Temple Sachet takes a job working with the Republican Party in Washington, D.C., and the shadowy insides of politics are laid bare for the Southern dynamo.
An English writer searching for inspiration after World War II stumbles across the residents of Guernsey and their love of literature — and discovers how they survived their occupation by German troops through resilience, love, kindness and good books.
Shari Diamond’s penchant for all things British lands her in hot water with a boyfriend after she meets Englishman Kit at a conference for linguists.
Megan, mother of three, teaches a newcomer about her family’s history and the making of Shetland lace in this Southern women’s fiction novel.
Once the closest of friends, four estranged girls must confront their personal secrets — and a shared tragedy — when they begin receiving threatening messages.
A beautiful Thai island — and its many inhabitants — are changed irrevocably after a deadly tsunami rips across Ko Phi Phi.
A war vet and his teenage daughter are discovered living in the woods, sheltered from society, and Officer Jess Villareal must decide what’s to become of them.
Julie shares her devotion to Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice with Ashleigh, her well-meaning best friend, and their collective Enthusiasm brings them into the lives of two very dashing young men.
Maggie goes in search of the story behind the story when an English couple claims to have letters from the “real” Elizabeth and Darcy, stars of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, in this post-war love story.
An aging man comes to terms with late-blooming love, family, sacrifice and resilience in this contemporary work of British fiction.
Struggling writer Milo finally finds success in the literary world — but the consequences might prove far more than he could have expected.
Once a famous novelist, Andrew Connor must come to terms with finding his latest novel on a bookstore clearance rack — which sucks until Hannah comes into his life.
After a car accident claims the life of her passenger Marissa, floundering thirty-something June decides to complete her list of 20 things to do before her 25th birthday — and learns plenty about herself along the way.
An uncanny resemblance to a certain pop star earns suburban mom Veronica a new shot at life, wealth and fame — but at what cost?
Snowe details her true-life adventures trying to meet “The One” after she’s left single and pregnant with twins at 22.
After a tragic accident claims the life of her son, Jenna Rosen begins to believe his death may not have been as it seemed. She returns to the Alaskan wilderness to determine what truly happened in this supernatural mystery.
Three women fight the system in their own unique ways during a time of intense racial inequality and upheaval in American history — and come out the other side.
A teen with an Asperger’s-like condition faces unfamiliar terrain — moral dilemmas, love, lust — in this touching novel.
Suburban mom Kat Griffiths joins a local club to help her save money after she learns her beloved husband plans to divorce her.
When her longtime boyfriend proposes to someone else on national TV, Genie Michaels plays along with her fake engagement to save face — but winds up saving herself in the process.
Julie Mueller must care for her teen daughter, elderly mother and herself in this sweet story of first love, family, sacrifice and dessert.
One-time star student Parker Fadley must come to terms with the events that led to her fall from grace — and unlock the secrets regarding the disappearance of a friend she’s been holding in her heart.
Rosie’s struggle with weight becomes more about choosing her own path in life — happiness — in this touching tale of mothers and daughters, friends, love and life in one small Southern town.
Fresh from high school graduation, Retta Lee Jones heads to Nashville with nothing but an old car, an old guitar and her ambitions of making it as a singer to fuel her.
Three French tutors meet with pupils one day in Paris, and the lessons and experiences they share — some isolating; some intimate — come to define them in unexpected ways.
Cate and Jack must come to grips with their own grief, loss and heartache as they appraise the contents of a British estate — and discover a fascinating mystery.
Aspiring American actress Evie Garlick travels to London in the hope of attending a prestigious acting school, but nothing in the UK turns out to be quite as she expected — particularly her friendship with glamorous, troubled roommate Robbie.
Thompson’s graphic memoir explores religion, family, love and loss through this stunning memoir — a touching look at first love and the long arms with which it reaches.
Mina and Peter are a star-crossed English couple who communicate exclusively through a series of Sunday night phone calls — until life finds a way to bring the single parents together.
Author Trigiani shares stories from her grandmothers’ fascinating lives, and imparts some of the many lessons they taught her.
Valentine, a shoemaker in New York City, struggles between maintaining the status quo at her family’s ailing business and coming up with fresh, unique ideas to sell to brides. Romance takes her to Italy and back, and plenty of family conversations follow.
Valentine’s adventures with love and family in Tuscany, New York and Buenos Aires continue after her beloved grandmother leaves the family shoe business in Valentine’s anxious hands.
A Tahitian family deals with the pangs of growing up in this look at mothers and daughters.
When they’re paired up for a marriage education course, Fiona and Todd must find a way to work together to complete the assignment before graduation.
Reunited after more than a decade apart, one-time best friends Valerie and Addie come together to try and collectively outrun the past — but it’s not as simple as driving off into the sunset.
After a scandal rocks her high-profile marriage, Sylvie retreats to her Connecticut beach house to reflect and reconnect with her wayward daughters.
Four unlikely friends, all new mothers, help each other through their personal adversities.
The bond of best friends Phoebe and Mallory is tested after the arrival of Mallory’s mysterious older brother in this young adult fantasy.
Single and adrift in her thirties, Karen Wheeler leaves the bustle of a high-powered job in London for a new life in the French countryside.
Melanie gets far more than just a house when she unexpectedly inherits a home — and restoring it is just the beginning of an adventure that will bring her to a decades-old mystery and romance of her own.
With her mother’s return to Charleston and the promise of reowning their family home on Legare Street, Melanie must battle her own ghosts in order to fight the new ones that seem bent on destroying her.
Hoping to heal her broken heart, Emmy buys an old bookstore in Folly Beach, South Carolina — and helps secrets unfold before her very own eyes.
One unsold English house brings together three groups of people in this novel of deceit, change and unrealized dreams.
When a Spanish villa is double booked, two British families fight to recover their vacation.
Two unlikely lovers join forces to solve a spy-related mystery in this fun historical romp through Regency England.
After her father’s untimely death, the MacSweeney family struggles with welcoming a new member — or two — to their damaged brood.
A young German girl goes to live with another German family in this powerful novel detailing the hopes, fears and tragedies of ordinary German families in World War II. Death narrates.