Our Souls at Night The final novel from the acclaimed American author, about an elderly man and woman who come together to tackle their loneliness. A low-key, melancholy yet beautifully tender read about making the most of life. Available now in paperback and ebook, this novel was adapted into a film starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda.
James's story, which found its first readers as a piece of Twilight-inspired fan fiction, took just 11 weeks to pass the million marker — it has now sold 1, copies, according to book sales monitor Nielsen BookScan — and takes its place in the record books, ahead of The Da Vinci Code, which took 36 weeks to top one million. Now James has topped that withcopies sold of her debut novel in just one week. Publisher Arrow is now on its 17th reprint in the UK, and digital sales are also booming, with Amazon.
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We highly recommend reading this one by the beach or pool—with a cocktail in hand. At the heart of this thriller is a husband and wife who are bored in their year marriage. Instead of sending each other flirty text messages, role playing, or planning a dream vacation together, Millicent and her husband engage in murder to keep their marriage alive and kicking.
While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families. Bell shares the story of a childhood illness meningitis that would render her deaf.
My novel was initially pitched like this: Emma Bloom is a college student who returns home to Westchester during winter break to find that her mother is in the throes of a psychotic episode. I wanted to explore the toll that mental illness takes on a family, and more generally, what it means to love somebody who is sick. I was relieved to hear her say it.
I know you're probably still working through all of those YA releaseswrapping up your yearly reading goals with some of those year-end best books. So, I truly don't mean to alarm you, but there are literally hundreds of new YA books coming your way in mere weeks. I know, just take a deep breath. Here are 28 of the most-anticipated YA books ofall being released in the first half of the year.
Indeed, the books published by the Liverpool Library Press were designed to looked quaint and family-friendly at first glance, but were anything but. And there certainly were other cultural factors bubbling to the surface during this time which not only loosened legal regulations, but also loosened the stigma. In fact, LLP was the very first publisher formed specifically to produce hard-core adult books.