By Jennifer Crusie
Part basset, half beagle, all Cupid . . .
For Nina Askew, turning 40 capacity freedom -- from the ex-husband, freedom from their stuffy suburban domestic, freedom to target what she desires for a transformation. And what she desires is anything her ex continually vetoed -- a dog. A bouncy, lovable dog. in its place she will get . . . Fred.
Overweight, middle-aged, a section stinky and clearly depressed, Fred is light-years from perky. yet he does be capable of placed Nina within the direction of Alex Moore, her attractive, younger-by-a-decade neighbor.
Alex turns out ideal -- he is a pretty, probably sane, unusually unmarried E.R. health practitioner -- however the age hole convinces Nina that anyone yet Alex will be higher dating fabric. yet with each silver-haired stiff she dates, the extra she suspects it is the younger, dog-loving document she desires to sit down and stay.
By Katie Kacvinsky
Suddenly, Maddie feels anything awakening inside of her—a feeling that perhaps there's a diversified, larger technique to stay. yet with society and her mom and dad telling her another way, Maddie goes to need to discover ways to get up for herself if she desires to swap the trail her lifestyles is taking.
In this not-so-brave new global, teenagers fight to carve out their very own space.
By Sharon Sala
Hoping on her expertise as a card broker, fortunate Houston heads to Las Vegas and meets Nick Chenault, a businessman who, with a unwell father at domestic and a mysterious stalker on his heels, wishes a bit good fortune. Reissue.
By Aubrie Dionne
He is sworn to guard her, yet can he shop her from himself?
Danika Rubystone has hated the minstrels ever on the grounds that her mom ran away with one. As Princess, she's accountability guaranteed to marry Valorian, a minstrel from the home of track. yet difficulties within the nation are mounting. along with her father useless she's the only inheritor to an imperiled throne, and wyverns assault Ebonvale's southern shorelines. yet after Danika unearths a lone survivor of a wyvern's assault who holds the main to preserving the dominion and she or he eventually meets the enchantingly sly Valorian, every thing adjustments.
As Ebonvale's Royal safeguard sails with the minstrels to smite the rebellion of wyverns, Danika dances a line among sticking via responsibility like her father, or following her wild middle like her mother.
By Adrianne Byrd
As president of the expertise company she outfitted from scratch, Chloe Banks is a brand new York good fortune tale. yet underneath the fast-track facade is a small-town lady who is by no means forgotten her humble beginnings—and whose prior is a heavily guarded mystery. until eventually Chloe's family members involves stopover at and brings a different vacation reward. Sensual Southern charmer Lyfe Alton was once her formative years sweetheart…and is the guy who nonetheless owns her heart.
Lyfe was once devastated whilst Chloe left their Georgia place of birth for the brilliant lighting of the large urban. Now he has simply 4 weeks to seduce her again into his bed…or lose her ceaselessly. With Chloe nestled in his fingers the place she belongs, can Lyfe flip their hot Christmas affair right into a season for moment chances?
By Tim Farrington
Rebecca Martin is a unmarried mom with an house to hire and a feeling that she has used up her illusions. I had the romantic factor with my first husband, thanks very much, she tells a hapless suitor. I'm thirty-eight years outdated, and i have received a daughter studying to learn and a role i do not relatively like. i do not desire the violin music. but if the hot tenant in her in-law condo seems to be Michael Christopher, at the lam after 20 years in a monastery and smack dab in the midst of a gloomy evening of the soul, Rebecca starts off to suspect that she isn't as completely upset as she had thought.
Her daughter, Mary Martha, is overjoyed with the recent arrival, as is Rebecca's mom, Phoebe, a rollicking widow creating a new lifestyles for herself one of the religious eccentrics of the coastal city of Bolinas. Even Rebecca's ally, Bonnie, as soon as a proven cynic in issues of the center, urges Rebecca on. yet none of them, Rebecca feels, knows how complex and unsafe love really is.
As her not going friendship with the ex-monk grows towards whatever deeper, and Michael wrestles together with his depression whereas adjusting to a moment profession flipping hamburgers at McDonald's, Rebecca struggles along with her personal temptation to pray. however it isn't really till she is mentioned brief by way of the realities of lifestyles and demise that she starts off to glimpse the genuine secret of affection, and the unfathomable depths of faith.
Beautifully written and playfully enticing, this novel. is set one guy wrestling together with his longing for a lifetime of contemplation and the necessity for a lifetime of motion on this planet. yet it truly is Rebecca's spirit, in addition to her relationships with Mary Martha, Phoebe, her irresponsible surfer ex-husband Rory -- and, in fact, the monk downstairs -- that makes this tale shine.
By Mary Balogh
Born a commoner, Hannah Reid has been Duchess of Dunbarton on the grounds that she used to be nineteen years outdated. Now her husband is lifeless and, extra attractive than ever at thirty, Hannah has her freedom eventually. To the surprise of a traditional pal, she publicizes her goal to take a lover—and not only any lover, however the most deadly and scrumptious guy in all of upper-class England: Constantine Huxtable. Constantine’s illegitimacy has denied him the name of earl, so now he denies himself not anything. Rumored to be dwelling the straightforward lifetime of a sensualist on his nation property, he continuously chooses contemporary widows for his short-lived affairs. Hannah will healthy the invoice well. yet as soon as those passionate and scandalous figures locate one another, they notice that it isn’t really easy to extricate oneself from the fires of desire—without getting singed.
Rooke Tyler makes a dwelling through carvingh eadstones in a cemetery for prosperous households. At evening she sculpts stone, pouring her goals and needs into the figures she chisels. Then girls input her existence, one delivering her ardour, the opposite reputation. Rooke's selection may possibly disclose her secrets and techniques and alter her existence - if she follows her middle.
By Helen Fielding
The number 1 nationwide bestseller via Helen Fielding, writer of the hot novel Bridget Jones: Mad concerning the Boy (October 2013)
Bridget Jones's Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud account of a yr within the lifetime of a thirty-something Singleton on an everlasting doomed quest for self-improvement. stuck among the thrill of Singleton enjoyable, and the phobia of loss of life on my own and being chanced on 3 weeks later part eaten by means of an Alsatian; tortured via boastful Married associates asking, "How's your love life?" with lascivious, but patronizing leers, Bridget resolves to: lessen the circumference of every thigh via 1.5 inches, stopover at the fitness center 3 times per week not only to shop for a sandwich, shape a practical dating with a accountable grownup and discover ways to application the VCR. With a mix of flighty appeal, existential gloom, and endearing self-deprecation, Bridget Jones's Diary has touched a uncooked nerve with hundreds of thousands of readers the realm around. learn it and laugh—before you cry, "Bridget Jones is me!"