By Chiara Moscardelli
Sogna il grande amore, quello con l. a. A maiuscola, ma incrocia solo uomini in cerca di sesso con l. a. esse minuscola. Con i suoi amici Federico, lo sceneggiatore, Letizia, l’avvocato, e Bianca, l’antiquaria, trascorre le giornate sperando che prima o poi qualcosa di speciale possa accadere. E quando investe con l. a. bicicletta Alberto Ristori, rompendogli una gamba, capisce subito che questo qualcosa è arrivato. Un mese dopo alla Pimpax Spa si presenta un consulente incaricato della ristrutturazione: Riccardo Galanti. Ma Penelope lo riconosce, è Alberto Ristori. Perché si fa chiamare in un altro modo? Perché cube di non averla mai incontrata prima? Chi è veramente quest’uomo così carismatico? Penelope ha paura di lui ma ne è attratta, e quando arriva il momento di decidere se buttarsi o no, lei non si tira indietro, perché los angeles vita è un’avventura e tutto può succedere, quando meno te lo aspetti.
By Oddný Eir,Philip Roughton
“Oddný Eir is an genuine writer, thinker, and mystic. She weaves jointly diaries and fiction. She is the author i think can most sensible show the feminine psyche of now.… a real pioneer!!!!!!!!” —Björk
“Part diary, half philosophy (think Pascal and Montaigne), continually willing and real and delightfully clever, this can be a booklet that I concerning deeply and enjoyed eating in small bites. fanatics of Nell Zink's The Wallcreeper and perambulating literary memoirs like Patti Smith's M Train may still provide it a look.” —Kea Wilson, Left financial institution Books (St. Louis, MO)
“Somewhere inside a constellation that includes Ben Lerner and Terry Tempest Williams, there shines Oddný Eir: poet, environmentalist, Björk collaborator…. ranging from a stunning tale of discovering a spot for independence in a brand new romance, she creates whatever like an epic hymn to sustainability that winds its long ago via an ancestral Icelandic prior and ahead into the uncertainty of worldwide swap. each essayistic tangent in those amassed diary entries folds itself again into the exceedingly gentle middle, that's all of the extra smooth for being so fiery with passion.” —Jonathan Woollen, Politics & Prose (Washington, DC)
“I was once blown away via this book…. a tender novelist makes an attempt to discover which means in and during position, during the exploration of birds and the actual constructions we’ve created round us. Astounding.” —Kate Layte, Papercuts J.P. (Boston, MA)
Oddný Eir is an Icelandic writer whose novel Land of affection and Ruins gained the ecu Prize for Literature and the Icelandic Women’s Literature Prize. as well as writing fiction, poetry, and essays, she has labored as a gallerist and lecturer within the artwork global, an environmental activist, and a collaborator with the musical artist Björk, and has acquired complex levels in political philosophy from the collage of Iceland and The Sorbonne.
Philip Roughton is an award-winning translator of Icelandic literature, presently dwelling in Reykjavík.
By Augusta Trobaugh
She grew to become his soul mate and primary love, yet can they get away a future that used to be made up our minds ahead of they have been born?
In 1920's Florida, an deserted child boy grows up less than a cloud of puzzle, followed by means of robust southern girls, who attempt to safeguard him from his family's secrets and techniques and heartaches. yet even their most sensible intentions and inner most devotion cannot conceal the reality ceaselessly. Or melt the destiny he needs to face with the lady he loves.
Augusta Trobaugh's unforgettable novel speaks of loyalty, loss, the tough offerings we make within the identify of kinfolk, and of brave wish, each one encouraged by way of the delicate and painfully longing song of lifestyles, a music that turns out to come back from past the moon.
By John B. Dutton
Summer, 2002. unmarried, carefree Montreal waitress Sara meets an exciting out-of-towner whom she calls B― in her quirky inner most magazine. They hang around. They get shut. He’s like not anyone she’s ever met. in reality… there’s anything very unusual approximately him, nearly as if he’s psychic. She probes deeper. He eventually opens as much as her: he’s a genetic oddity with an additional feel got via a twist of evolutionary destiny. even supposing firstly skeptical, she quickly falls in love with him and begins to think his story.
Shortly after Sara abruptly turns into pregnant, B― unearths former pal is pressuring him to endure genetic checking out at a pseudo-governmental study lab open air Chicago. B― is tempted to head there. What if there are others like him? may possibly their unborn baby have a similar “new sense”?
Suddenly, B― disappears and not using a hint. Sara places her magazine on-line as a weblog within the determined wish that somebody, someplace may also help her locate him. As her being pregnant progresses and the times develop into weeks, she is pressured to invite herself if something she is familiar with approximately him is absolutely precise, and no matter if their son will ever comprehend his father. understanding that the lab’s shady operatives are actually following her each stream, Sara starts to worry for her personal security. The suspense mounts as she wonders: is it me they’re after… or my baby?
Part magazine, half weblog, half e-mail chain, the recent feel is an strangely based page-turner with a special secret advised from the viewpoint of an enticing woman character.
About the author
After graduating from movie college in London, England, John emigrated to Montreal in 1987, the place he nonetheless lives along with his kids and their even more youthful goldfish. He spent over a decade as a tune television director sooner than getting into the advertisements as an award-winning copywriter for consumers corresponding to Cirque du Soleil. John has written novels, brief tales, blogs, screenplays and a degree play, and is at the moment writing a trilogy of younger grownup novels. John speaks 4 languages and has been married thrice in 3 assorted nations in 3 diverse a long time. He for that reason likes the bizarre pint of Guinness. And he’s lovely partial to the even pints too…
Visit John's site at johnbdutton.wordpress.com
By Jill Eisenstadt
When Sue Glassman's kinfolk wishes a brand new domestic, Sue relents, after years of resisting, and has the same opinion to transform to Judaism. In go back, Sue's partner's father, Sy, buys the family--Sue, Dan, and their daughters--a capacious yet ramshackle beachfront residence in Rockaway, Queens, an international clear of the Glassmans' cramped Tribeca residence. The trap? Sy is relocating in, too. And the home is haunted.
at the weekend of Sue's conversion social gathering, ninety-year-old Rose, who (literally) obtained away with homicide at the premises years past, exhibits up uninvited. Towing a suitcase-sized pocketbook, having escaped an assisted residing facility in wooded area Hills, Rose turns out cause on relocating again in. input neighbor Tim--formerly Timmy (see From Rockaway), a former lifeguard, former firefighter, and reformed alcoholic--who feels, for purposes even he cannot clarify, inordinately protecting of the Glassmans.
The collective frightened breakdown occasioned by way of Rose's go back swells to operatic heights in a unique that charms and surprises on each web page because it unflinchingly addresses the perils of residing in an international rife with uncertainty.
By D.P. David
By Hortense Calisher
Bringing her trademark stylishness and a extraordinary exuberance to Queenie, Hortense Calisher concurrently will pay homage to and updates the Victorian storytelling method in shooting the highbrow and sexual breakthroughs of a modern younger woman.
By Margaret Lukas
By Dianne Dixon
A 2017 Mary Higgins Clark Award Nominee
One sister has every little thing. Her dual hates her for it.
may existence be higher with out Ali? most likely. not less than then humans may perhaps imagine approximately Morgan. Ali's regularly gotten every little thing — she does not even detect how a lot Morgan resents her.
Ali additionally does not become aware of that after she shuts Morgan out totally, she is going to unharness a series of occasions that convey simply how harmful the bottom of affection relatively is. As their lives spin towards anything neither certainly one of them can keep watch over, a terrifying crime finds how those that recognize us most sensible can damage us...or store us.
Praise for The different Sister:
"Through acute imagery and with fantastically deep perception, Dixon unveils the advanced rawness of human beings and demonstrates how even the ugliest incidents and secrets and techniques can nonetheless bring about joy."—Booklist
"...a thought-provoking novel....Dianne Dixon understands find out how to preserve readers coming back."—RT publication Review
By Corinne Sullivan
A twisty learn following an affair among a tender woman instructor and male boarding college scholar that lovers of Curtis Sittenfeld, Zoe Heller and Donna Tart will devour.
When fresh university graduate Imogene Abney takes a task on the Vandenberg tuition , a pricey tuition populated by means of privileged boys, she is plunged right into a international surprising to her: unused to the masculine global, she struggles to regulate to her new life.
When she develops a dating with a pupil named Adam Kipling, she crosses a line that can lead to catastrophe of all kinds—losing her activity, prison, and the full wreck of her popularity. Exploring problems with sexism, type, and intercourse, and complicating the likely black-and-white nature in their dating, the radical increases questions of the genuine nature of victimhood, blame, and ethical ambiguity, with the texture of Curtis Sittenfield’s Prep meets Zoe Heller’s Notes on a Scandal.