Category: Contemporary Literature

By Eric Jerome Dickey

Cheaters is the publication that broke new flooring for Eric Jerome Dickey, following the skyrocketing luck of his first 3 number one Blackboard bestsellers, Sister, Sister, buddies and Lovers, and Milk in My Coffee. Cheaters takes on a bigger canvas and forged of characters, and fearlessly explores how undesirable even strong humans can occasionally behave within the online game of affection. It has earned Dickey much more dependable readers, and was once selected as Blackboard’s most sensible booklet of the Year.

In Cheaters, Stephan loves em and leaves em, similar to his daddy. Chanté thinks she’s came upon her dream man—until his spouse and children come banging on her door. Jake is a player—left with undesirable desires he simply can’t shake. Darnell is right to his wife...but the temptation’s getting more durable each day. Tammy is stuck among the guy she loves, and the girl he’s promised to. And whereas Karen lectures her buddies approximately being silly, she won't reside as much as her personal excessive standards...

This is the area of Eric Jerome Dickey. It’s heart-wrenching and hilarious, shrewdpermanent and soulful, and as sincere and recognizable as your own—and that of every body who by no means enjoyed you back.

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By Teresa Toten

Filled with moments of deep emotion and unforeseen humor, this understated and clever novel explores the complexities of residing with OCD and gives the possibility of desire, happiness and therapeutic. excellent for readers who love Eleanor & Park and All the brilliant Places.
 
ADAM’S GOALS:
Grow immediately.
Find courage.
Keep courage.
Get normal.
Marry Robyn Plummer.
 
The immediate Adam Spencer Ross meets Robyn Plummer in his younger grownup OCD aid staff, he's hopelessly, desperately interested in her. Robyn has an hypnotic voice, blue eyes the color of an offended sky, and ravishing good looks that makes Adam’s insides soreness. She’s additionally simply been published from a residential psychiatric program—the type for the worst, such a lot difficult-to-cure instances; the type that Adam and his fellow aid workforce participants will do whatever to prevent joining.

Adam instantly is familiar with that he has to avoid wasting Robyn, must retailer Robyn, or die attempting. yet is it rather Robyn who wishes rescuing? And is it attainable to have a regular courting while your lifestyles is whatever but?
 
Select compliment for The not going Hero of Room 13B:

“. . . achingly genuine. Like Augustus Waters sooner than him, Adam Spencer Ross will renew your religion in real-life superheroes and shatter your center in equivalent measures.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“This publication made me snicker, cry, imagine, and saved me coming again for more.” —The Guardian
 
“Adam is a protagonist that readers will root for.” —VOYA
 
“Honest, clean, and humorous . . . Toten employs information regarding OCD like grace notes during this deft and compelling narrative.” —Booklist
 
“Adam is a clean and intricate personality, and much greater than the sum of his symptoms.” —Publishers Weekly

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By Lauren Giordano

Modern, small city romance: Blueprint to like sequence publication three. building govt Jefferson Traynor has 0 difficulties attracting girls. it truly is dumping them that motives difficulty. beforehand. appealing, horny Marisol Ortega turns out resistant to his superpower charms. now not that he is attracted to something lasting, yet Mari is a blow to his ego, Up for a brand new problem, Jeff can have to install a few additional time in this one.

Marisol Ortega is on a mission-- construction the most secure women's protect she will negotiate on her shoestring finances. If flirting with a beautiful, cocky millionaire yields higher kitchen apparatus to feed the homeless-- then online game on. A unmarried mother to foster son Hector, Mari is juggling adequate difficulties. She cannot manage to pay for the distraction of the loopy sizzling guy pursuing her.

Love below development: Chasing Marisol was once alleged to be a enjoyable, no-strings interlude whereas Jeff builds a secure protect for the powerful ladies he has grown to recognize. Falling for Mari and Hector was once by no means within the specifications. dedication isn't really a part of his blueprint. yet spending time on the look after adjustments him. while a baby is going lacking, Jeff will cease at not anything to get him again. Marisol can see a destiny with Jeff, yet can she ever flow previous previous fears to probability construction a sparkly, new lifestyles with him?

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By Silvia Tennenbaum

Dort, wo heute in Frankfurt die Doppeltürme der Deutschen financial institution aufragen, kommt 1903 Lene Wertheim zur Welt. Die Wertheims sind eine alteingesessene jüdische Familie mit festen Grundsätzen: guy feiert Weihnachten als prunkvolles Familienfest - zum Entsetzen der orthodoxen Verwandtschaft. "Die Juden sind wie alle anderen, und wenn sie es nicht sind, sollten sie es sein", erklärt Eduard Wertheim, Bankier, Kunstsammler und Mäzen, seinen Nichten und Neffen. Lene erhält 1938 in Paris für sich, ihren zweiten Mann und ihre Tochter Ausreisevisa für die united states. Aber nicht alle Wertheims haben das Glück, sich rechtzeitig vor den Nazis in Sicherheit bringen zu können.

Silvia Tennenbaum berichtet in kraftvollen Bildern vom Aufstieg einer jüdischen Familie im Kaiserreich, begleitet ihre verschlungenen Wege durch die Weimarer Republik und lässt uns Leser Flucht und Tod im "Dritten Reich", Vertreibung und Rettung eindringlich miterleben. Ein großer, epischer Roman unserer Zeit.

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By Zeenat Mahal

“…I’ll pay you a per thirty days wage to act and seem for all functional reasons as my wife…If you settle, the wedding vows may be taken at the cellphone on Saturday, considering the fact that i've got an hour unfastened within the morning.”

Circumstances have compelled the younger divorcée, Shahira, to just accept Hussain’s strange proposition. As consistent with their agreement, she’ll have his identify, could be paid to appear after his unwell mom and motherless daughter and may be left good by myself through him. Perfect!

Until her new husband makes a decision to forestall taking part in via the rules…

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By Charlie Carillo

In Charlie Carillo's humorous, insightful novel, a divorced guy will get to grasp his seventeen-year-old son in a story that rewrites the publication on caliber time together...Sammy Sullivan is operating his approach down the ladder of good fortune. Divorced and pushing fifty, his relationships have the toughness of a fruit fly. yet what percentage males can get themselves fired and feature their simply son expelled from prep university multi functional day? Now, after nearly eighteen years, he and Jake might eventually get to understand one another. (That's if his ex-wife - the super-achiever Sammy can merely dream of being - does not locate out.) Jake is aware almost not anything approximately his roots. So, Sammy indicates him the outdated local within the some distance 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. so much of his hangouts are long past. it really is dreary, born-to-lose stuff. yet Jake is on a venture. 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 youth and Jake will face a previous he by no means knew he had.

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By Matt Whyman

The pointy and hilarious moment e-book within the SAVAGES sequence approximately a regular kinfolk with a few not-so-everyday problems...Vegan, veggie, carnivore...humanitarian? Welcome to the head of the nutrients chain. The Savages are again - this time in a rustic the place servings come supersized. Titus, Angelica and the children visit nice lengths to slot into their new lives in sunny Florida. yet that isn't effortless while their urge for food runs to feasts of human flesh. during this darkish comedian serving of daily kin lifestyles with modern cannibals, the Savages search to conceal in simple sight through constructing a vegan cafe. but if the enterprise seems to be a shock sensation, and undesirable apples bob to the outside, Titus is compelled to query no matter if the relatives have ultimately bitten off greater than they could chunk.

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By Harper Bentley

They sought after forever... yet is perpetually relatively their destiny? 

When misunderstandings and unsavory characters get of their approach, Ellen and Jag name it quits after 9 years of being jointly. Now they locate themselves in locations with which they're unaccustomed: Ellen is making an attempt to get used to the belief of courting one other guy, having by no means long past out with someone except Jag, whereas Jag is dealing with an harm and the lack of baseball, a online game he is performed for many of his existence. nor is convinced the best way to deal with their new state of affairs, yet they are dealing.

while a shock alternate lands Jag correct again in the course of issues and correct again into Ellen's existence, new boyfriend and all, can he hold his cool and end up to her that what they as soon as had is what is correct? Does Ellen nonetheless hold a torch for her old flame or has she already fallen for her new baseball participant, making it too overdue for them to begin back?

The struggle is on as Jag is going head-to-head with Ellen's new love curiosity as he attempts proving to her that their love merits one other shot. Can he win her again or is their dream of an ideal ceaselessly long past for good?

this can be the 3rd publication of the genuine Love Trilogy.

as a result of language and sexual content material, this ebook isn't really steered for readers less than age 17

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By Penny Reid

Components of Chemistry: appeal is the 1st half in a 3 half sequence; it really is 45k phrases; and it ends with a cliffhanger. half 1 (ATTRACTION) could be published April nine, 2015 half 2 (HEAT) can be published April 30, 2015. half three (CAPTURE) might be published might sixteen, 2015. One week. inner most seashore. Invisible woman. Jerk-faced bully. What’s the worst which may occur? Kaitlyn Parker has no challenge being the invisible woman, that is why she reveals herself hiding in a number of cupboards and closets everywhere her collage campus. regardless of her top efforts, she can’t break out the attention of Martin Sandeke—bad boy, jerkface bully, and the universe’s preferred, wealthiest, and so much unobtainable bachelor—who additionally occurs to be Kaitlyn’s chemistry lab accomplice. Kaitlyn will be the single lady who isn’t attracted to exploiting his beautiful rower’s construct, chiseled good points, and family's billionaire fortune. Kaitlyn wishes Martin for his mind, in particular to tabulate findings of hint parts in floor water. while Kaitlyn saves Martin from a nefarious plot, Martin makes use of the chance to push Kaitlyn out of her convenience quarter: spring holiday, one week, condominium events, bathing matches, and suntan lotion. Can she conquer her aversion to being spotted? Will he give you the option develop past his self-centered nature? Or, regardless of their visible chemistry, will Martin be the single to force Kaitlyn into the technological know-how cupboard of obscurity for stable?

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By Jennifer Haigh

“Beautiful, devastating and complex.” —Chicago Tribune

The award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, writer of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the tale of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, 3 girls who marry an analogous charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble. Resonating with emotional depth and narrativeinnovation resembling Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and Zora Neale Hurston’s TheirEyes have been gazing God, Haigh’s Mrs. Kimble is a undying tale ofgrief, ardour, heartache, deception, and the complicated riddle of affection.

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