By Chetan Bhagat
Love marriages all over the world are uncomplicated: Boy loves lady. lady loves boy. They get married. In India, there are a couple of extra steps: Boy loves woman. woman loves boy. Girl's family members has to like boy. Boy's relatives has to like woman. Girl's relatives has to like boy's kinfolk. Boy's family members has to like girl's relatives. lady and boy nonetheless love one another. They get married. Welcome to two States, the tale of Krish and Ananya, who're from diverse states of India, deeply in love with one another, and need to get married. after all, their mom and dad do not agree. to transform their love tale right into a love marriage, the couple has a difficult conflict prior to them; for you will struggle and insurgent, yet more durable to persuade. Will they make it? From the bestselling writer Chetan Bhagat comes one other witty story approximately inter-community marriages in glossy India.
By Joyce Maynard
Whilst her husband is shot lifeless by way of her teenage boyfriend, would-be tv journalist Suzanne Maretto steps into the function of grieving widow with a super functionality. yet few suspect her darkish part. This chilling novel of ambition and sexual obsession is going at the back of the masks of an apple-pie attractiveness to probe the sinister manipulations of a spell binding femme fatale.
By Corinne Demas
"You locate you just cannot positioned it down. it is a awesome ebook, annoying, attractive, and hugely recommended."
--Karen pleasure Fowler, writer of The Jane Austen publication Club
"The exurbanite tradition and cultured pals Demas conjures up have a charmed staying power."
"Fascinating . . . supplies readers a seat within the writing world."
--Sacramento e-book Review
"An amazingly shrewdpermanent novel with intensity, drama, and warmth."
--Anita Shreve, writer of The Pilot's Wife
They name themselves the Leopardi Circle--six contributors of a writing workforce who percentage even more than their works in growth.
When Nancy, whose so much lately released paintings is a scientific e-newsletter, is requested to affix a writing workforce made of confirmed writers, she accepts, warily. She's under no circumstances yes that her novel is nice adequate for the corporate she'll be protecting. Her novel is a topic very with reference to her middle, and he or she is not convinced she desires to percentage it with others, not to mention the realm. yet Nancy quickly reveals herself as stuck up within the group's own lives as she is with their writing. She learns that nothing--love, relatives, loyalty--is sacred or yes.
In the circle there is Gillian, a stunning, scheming, world-famous poet; Bernard, a pompous yet adorable biographer; Virginia, a revered historian and the peacemaker of the gang, who additionally occurs to be Bernard's ex-wife; Chris, a divorced father and winning mystery author; and Adam, the youngest of the gang, an aspiring novelist who's infatuated with Gillian. after which there is Nancy, an unassuming fiction author embarking on a brand new bankruptcy in her personal existence. They meet to learn their paintings aloud and supply suggestions. Over the process a yr, marriages are proven, affairs start, and belief is damaged.
Through their complex relationships, those eccentric characters proportion their households, their beds, and their histories, and shortly locate that buried secrets and techniques have a manner of coming to gentle. Hearts holiday and feelings are driven to the restrict during this richly enticing story of affection, betrayal, and literature.
By Bhagya Chandra
Revised and re-edited, September 2014
Compassionate and deeply emotional, ‘Love after Marriage’ is a latest love tale approximately Deepak and Roshni, a tender couple flung jointly in a standard prepared marriage. the tale authenticates the idea that of an prepared marriage, which has prevailed in India for numerous hundred years. It facilities at the conviction that husband and spouse, strangers on the time of marriage, can enhance a much better love in the event that they are sincere and dedicated to every other.
In Love after Marriage, Deepak and Roshni embark at the undying trip of marriage, simply to find that it’s now not really so simple as they anticipated. What follows is an exploration of knowing and compromise, weaving a tapestry of affection and affection that lasts longer and grows more advantageous through the years.
By David Gilmour
Lost among Houses is ready a turbulent 12 months within the lifetime of Simon Albright, a fifteen-year-old inner most university boy suffering to be his refined mother's ally, the insurgent his female friend adores and the son his father respects. that is a difficult act to tug off whilst your mom is distracted, your female friend too appealing and your father out and in of a psychological establishment. Lost among Houses unfolds with mingled sarcasm, grief and awe, and grips the reader till its startling climax.
By Emily Gray Tedrowe
"Tedrowe explores the reconfigurations of a relatives and the unusual alliances that could happen among old and young, love and paintings. and she or he writes brilliantly approximately money…. A deeply gratifying debut." —Margot Livesey, writer of The condo on Fortune Street
“A poignant meditation on wish, heartrending loss, and desires deferred.” —Robin Antalek, writer of The summer season We Fell Apart
Emily Tedrowe’s remarkable debut novel depicts the shockwaves set in movement by means of the unexpected marriage of 1 middle-class family’s 78-year-old matriarch to a prosperous outsider. Commuters is that infrequent novel that gives whatever for nearly all people: “foodies” drawn to exploring the wealthy tapestry of the recent York urban eating place scene; the thousands who've been profoundly plagued by the present monetary and personal loan drawback; or a person easily trying to find a superbly drawn kinfolk drama within the vein of the works of Katrina Kittle (The advantages of the Animals, Truths and a Lie) and Jennifer Haigh (The , Baker Towers, Mrs. Kimble).