A part-time employee of a tech company owned by her friend's 19-year-old son acts as his guinea pig to test an algorithm that allows people to access their "multiverses" and see their alternative life choices and paths. 40,000 first printing.
While on a road trip in Duterte's Philippines, two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, both collaborate and clash in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Philippine-American war.
Awakened in the middle of the night by her fanatically paranoid grandmother, who declares they must leave and never return because the day of reckoning has arrived, a young girl bonds with people in a new community and wonders how long she will be allowed to remain. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux.
Realizing that her beautiful, beloved younger sister has murdered yet another boyfriend, an embittered Nigerian woman works to direct suspicion away from the family, until a handsome doctor she fancies asks for her sister's number. A first novel.
Making nightmares come to life, Amparo Dávila — in her first collection in English —applies her acute psychological insight to stories in which her characters are driven to the very limits of desire, paranoia, insomnia, loneliness and fear.
An aspiring writer meets a celebrated novelist in a hotel in 1988 and uses the man's long-held secret. A first novel. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.
Life is coming fast at twenty-something April. All the heavy stuff of adulthood — including the death of a loved one — seems to have happened to her all at once, leaving her reeling. Death and Other Holidays follows April over the course of a year that will challenge her in ways she never imagined.
Gathering at a remote health resort for a 10-day fitness program, nine strangers and their enigmatic host become subjects of interest to a brokenhearted novelist who develops uncomfortable doubts about the resort's real agenda.
After her carefully ordered world implodes, Paige Taylor cracks up. After her tenth self-help book, it seems like a good idea to reinvent herself — move from Manhattan to the tiny beachside town of St. Clair — and take over the local bookstore.
But instead of discovering her spiritual Nirvana, she's neck-deep in a floundering business, the locals treat her like a plague victim, and her mom's suddenly decided to visit — with no end in sight — and keeps coming home with one surprise after the next.
Added to that pot of crazy, the one guy who sets her pulse racing has sworn off women forever.
Isabel Redmond never anticipated that the echoes of a legendary love will reverberate through her own life. Or that answers she's long sought might be between the pages of Olivia Eversea's diary.
Until she goes in search of her roots ... and meets her tall, dark destiny under a famous pair of entwined trees.
Sir Philip Rookwood is the disgrace of the county. He's a rake and an atheist, and the rumours about his hellfire club, the Murder, can only be spoken in whispers. Guy Frisby and his sister Amanda live in rural seclusion after a family scandal. But when Amanda breaks her leg in a riding accident, she's forced to recuperate at Rookwood Hall, where Sir Philip is hosting the Murder. Guy rushes to protect her, but the Murder aren't what he expects. They're educated, fascinating people, and the notorious Sir Philip turns out to be charming, kind — and dangerously attractive.