Download E-books Plan B: A Novel PDF

By Jonathan Tropper

In his debut, acclaimed bestselling writer Jonathan Tropper captured the anxiousness and humor of a bunch of buddies as they close to their 30th birthdays and feature to return to phrases with a milestone that they by no means notion will be like this. Ten years in the past, they went into the realm filled with goals for the longer term. yet now Ben's getting a divorce, Lindsey's unemployed, Alison and Chuck are caught in ruts, and Jack is getting extra exposure for his cocaine dependancy than his Hollywood good fortune. by surprise, turning thirty seems either extra significant and not more than they might imagined it to be.

Tropper's endearing novel is ready greater than love, famous person, dependancy, kidnapping, or maybe turning thirty; it is a heartfelt comedian riff on what it ability to be an grownup opposed to your will.

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Download E-books The First Phone Call from Heaven: A Novel PDF

By Mitch Albom

“A fantastically rendered story of religion and redemption that makes us imagine, suppose, and hope—and then doubt after which think, as merely Mitch Albom could make us do.”—Garth Stein, writer of The paintings of Racing within the Rain

One morning within the small city of Coldwater, Michigan, the telephones begin ringing. The voices say they're calling from heaven. Is it the best miracle ever? Or a few merciless hoax? As information of those unusual calls spreads, outsiders flock to Coldwater to join it.

At a similar time, a disgraced pilot named Sully Harding returns to Coldwater from felony to find his fatherland gripped via “miracle fever.” Even his younger son contains a toy mobile, hoping to listen to from his mom in heaven.

As the calls elevate, and evidence of an afterlife starts to floor, the town—and the world—transforms. simply Sully, confident there's not anything past this unhappy lifestyles, digs into the phenomenon, made up our minds to disprove it for his baby and his personal damaged heart.

Moving seamlessly among the discovery of the phone in 1876 and an international passionate about the subsequent point of conversation, Mitch Albom takes readers on a wide ranging experience of frenzied hope.

“Beautiful and clever. probably the main stirring and transcendent heaven tale considering the fact that box of Dreams.” —Matthew Quick,  writer of The reliable success of correct Now

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Download E-books Raising Jake PDF

By Charlie Carillo

In Charlie Carillo's humorous, insightful novel, a divorced guy will get to understand his seventeen-year-old son in a story that rewrites the ebook on caliber time together...Sammy Sullivan is operating his method down the ladder of good fortune. Divorced and pushing fifty, his relationships have the durability of a fruit fly. yet what percentage males can get themselves fired and feature their merely son expelled from prep college multi function day? Now, after nearly eighteen years, he and Jake may well ultimately get to grasp one another. (That's if his ex-wife - the super-achiever Sammy can merely dream of being - does not locate out.) Jake is familiar with almost not anything approximately his roots. So, Sammy indicates him the previous local within the a long way reaches of Queens. yet it has been thirty years. The older lady Sammy misplaced his virginity to now makes use of a walker to get round. such a lot of his hangouts are long past. it is dreary, born-to-lose stuff. yet Jake is on a undertaking. clever past his (and his dad's) years, he does not wish his father to overlook out the second one time round at the great things he blew the 1st time. And they have an entire weekend jointly - a trip the place Sammy will confront his, dysfunctional early life and Jake will face a previous he by no means knew he had.

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Download E-books Madam President: A Novel PDF

With Madam President, present cohost of The View and previous White residence Communications Director Nicolle Wallace returns with an electrifying portrait of 3 robust ladies on an afternoon that would switch the rustic forever.

Charlotte Kramer, the forty-fifth President of the USA, has performed the unheard of in permitting a community information crew to rfile an afternoon in her life—and that of her so much senior employees. yet whereas twenty information cameras are embedded with the president, the unthinkable occurs: 5 significant assaults are leveled on US soil. Her secretary of safeguard, Melanie, and her press secretary, Dale, needs to immediately bounce to motion in aiding the president and reassuring the rustic that the security they treasure is in able hands.

But secrets and techniques have continually thrived in President Kramer’s White residence. With all eyes on them and America’s balance at the line, all 3 ladies are hiding own secrets and techniques that can rock the West Wing to its very foundations…and switch the lives of the folk they love most.

With an insider’s sharp eye and her trademark profitable prose, Nicolle Wallace grants a well timed novel of household and political intrigue that's most unlikely to place down.

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Download E-books Seeking His Love (Love Inspired Larger Print) PDF

By Carrie Turansky

Given that wasting his spouse and baby, widower Cam McKenna has attempted to prevent childrens. but if he needs to briefly deal with his niece, Cam opens his domestic. with out suggestion find out how to relate to a fourteen-year-old woman, he seeks the recommendation of the recent Christian early life theater director. he is touched whilst Rachel Clark supplies his niece a scholarship—and teaches him something or approximately teens…and love. yet why is Rachel so secretive approximately her previous? the reality threatens their fragile courting but can provide to deliver them in the direction of every one other—and the Lord— than both dreamed attainable.

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Download E-books The Last Woman PDF

By John Bemrose

Within the middle of cottage kingdom in Ontario, bordering on a local reservation, Ann and Richard are faced with the abrupt reappearance after ten years of an area guy, Billy. His presence once more of their lives brings again strong stories and rekindles outdated conflicts, love, and a betrayal, as each one in their prior and current tales steadily unfolds in the course of one Eighties summer time. Containing the entire parts for which The Island Walkers used to be celebrated, The final lady envelops us in Bemrose’s perfectly crafted and whole international, the place every one personality is unforgettably alive and actual, and the land itself breathes its personal tale into our hearts.

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Download E-books Good on Paper PDF

By Rachel Cantor

THE hugely expected moment NOVEL FROM the author EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL (STATION ELEVEN) CALLS “SHARP, WITTY, AND IMMENSELY ENTERTAINING”
 
Is a brand new existence attainable? simply because Shira Greene’s existence hasn’t relatively grew to become out as deliberate. She’s a unmarried mother dwelling with her daughter and her homosexual buddy, Ahmad. Her PhD on Dante’s Vita Nuova hasn’t gotten her a role, and her occupation as a translator hasn’t precisely taken off either.

But then she will get a choice from a Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet who insists she’s the single one that can translate his most recent book.

Stunned, Shira realizes that—just like that— her life can change. She sees a new starting beckoning: academic glory, demand for her translations, and even love (her sturdy good fortune has made her consider extra open to the entreaties of a local indie bookstall owner).

There’s just one challenge: all of it hinges at the translation, and as Shira starts off engaged on the exquisitely complicated passages of the poet’s publication, she realizes that it might probably in reality be, good ... most unlikely to translate.

A deft, humorous, and big-hearted novel approximately moment chances, Good on Paper is a grand novel of kinfolk, friendship, and danger.

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Download E-books How To Get Into the Twin Palms PDF

By Karolina Waclawiak

"Just as Anya reinvents herself, Waclawiak's novel (her first) reinvents
the immigration story...At its such a lot illuminating, How to Get Into the
Twin Palms
 movingly portrays a protagonist cause on either growing and
destroying herself, on burning brightly at the same time she is going up in smoke."
-New York instances e-book Review

"Karolina Waclawiak's debut novel How to Get into the dual Palms is a quietly attractive exploration of assimilation and private identity."
- David Gutkowski, Largehearted Boy's favourite Novels of 2012


"Karolina Waclawiak's debut novel with the spunky little greenback Radio press successfully upends the immigrant-novel formulation (more vodka, much less upwardly cellular striving), yet she's additionally performed a good task at depicting the determined measures that actually lonely humans can take up an try and belong. Her advanced antiheroine, Anya, contains this moody tale correct to its disastrous end."
- Jennifer Croll, Georgia immediately most sensible Books of the Year

"Twin arms has resonance, humor laid over a pulsing knot of emotion,
and a transparent, fresh voice that you will want to learn extra of in the
future."
- Insatiable Booksluts, Read This Book!

"Waclawiak writes approximately loneliness, isolation, and backbone in a clean and quirky way."
- Michele Filgate, New York Magazine

"Waclawiak's mixture of unhappy, darkish humor is compelling and creates an
other-ness that is challenging to shake. in any case, taking the bus alongside with
Anya-now car-less-we think, like our narrator, a bit singed and
covered in ash. yet heck, perhaps that is not a foul technique to begin over?"
- Larissa Zimberoff, The Rumpus

"The immigrant novel is a hallowed literary culture, but
Believer deputy editor Waclawiak's clean and weird reboot makes us
want to learn one million more."
- Emily Temple, Flavorwire's 10 New needs to Reads for July

"A taut debut... [that] moves with the creeping suddenness of a broom fire."
-Publishers Weekly (*starred*)

"Waclawiak takes the immigrant novel and spins it on its head. a good addition to 1.5 iteration literature, fantastically written, humorous and touching."
-Gary Shteyngart

How to Get Into the dual Palms is the tale of Anya, a tender lady residing on my own in a Russian local in la, who struggles to hold her mom and dad' Polish tradition whereas attempting to assimilate into her newly followed community.

Anya stalks the within reach dual fingers nightclub, the head of exclusivity within the Russian group. determined not just to achieve front into the membership yet to belong there, Anya starts a deadly pursuit for Lev, a Russian gangster who frequents the likely impenetrable international of the dual Palms.

Karolina Waclawiak received her MFA in Fiction from Columbia collage. She is Deputy Editor of The Believer and lives and writes in Brooklyn.

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Download E-books Wenn Schmetterlinge Loopings fliegen: Roman (allgemeine Reihe) (German Edition) PDF

By Petra Hülsmann

Na, das kann ja heiter werden! Als Karo ihre neue Stelle bei einem großen Hamburger Fußballverein antritt, muss sie feststellen, dass sie nicht wie geplant im gehobenen administration anfangen wird, sondern sich ausschließlich um den Spitzenspieler des Vereins kümmern soll - als Chauffeurin und Anstandsdame. Denn Patrick ist zwar ein Riesentalent, steckt seine Energie aber momentan lieber ins ausschweifende Nachtleben als ins education.

Von der ersten Begegnung an ist klar, dass Patrick und Karo sich nicht ausstehen können. Doch irgendwann riskieren die beiden einen zweiten Blick - und das Gefühlschaos geht erst richtig los...

Witzig, charmant und unbeschwert - ein Roman zum Verlieben!

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