A Hundred Summers
Score: 4.5
From 482 Ratings

A Hundred Summers


  • Author: Beatriz Williams
  • Release Date : 2013-05-30
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1135928 Bytes


As the 1938 hurricane approaches Rhode Island, another storm brews in this New York Times bestselling beach read from the author of Her Last Flight and The Golden Hour. Lily Dane has returned to Seaview, Rhode Island, where her family has summered for generations. It’s an escape not only from New York’s social scene but from a heartbreak that still haunts her. Here, among the seaside community that has embraced her since childhood, she finds comfort in the familiar rituals of summer.   But this summer is different. Budgie and Nick Greenwald—Lily’s former best friend and former fiancé—have arrived, too, and Seaview’s elite are abuzz. Under Budgie’s glamorous influence, Lily is seduced into a complicated web of renewed fri...

Beloved
Score: 4
From 404 Ratings

Beloved


  • Author: Toni Morrison
  • Release Date : 1987-08-12
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 2119231 Bytes


Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding New York Times bestseller transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement."You can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison. Beloved, Song of Solomon, Th...

A Hundred Summers
Score: 4
From 36 Ratings

A Hundred Summers


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-05-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101596517


A Hundred Summers Book Description :

As the 1938 hurricane approaches Rhode Island, another storm brews in this New York Times bestseller from the author of The Summer Wives. Lily Dane has returned to Seaview, Rhode Island, where her family has summered for generations. It’s an escape not only from New York’s social scene but from a heartbreak that still haunts her. Here, among the seaside community that has embraced her since childhood, she finds comfort in the familiar rituals of summer. But this summer is different. Budgie and Nick Greenwald—Lily’s former best friend and former fiancé—have arrived, too, and Seaview’s elite are abuzz. Under Budgie’s glamorous influence, Lily is seduced into a complicated web of renewed friendship and dangerous longing. As a cataclysmic ...

One Hundred Summers

One Hundred Summers


  • Author : Vanessa Branson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-05-21
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781912914159


One Hundred Summers Book Description :

Taking the reader on a journey from the dying embers of Edwardian England, through the trauma of two world wars, the hedonism of London in the 1980s and 'Cool Britannia' in the 1990s right up to the present day, One Hundred Summers is a portrait of a century as it was experienced by one extraordinary family. Along the way, Vanessa Branson recalls the rough and tumble of her chaotic but happy post-war childhood; growing up alongside her older brother Richard, who was entrepreneurial even as a teenager, she would have a front-row seat at the birth of Virgin, one of the most remarkable success stories in British business. She goes on to share her many adventures in a fascinating life, from opening an art gallery on London's Portobello Road and founding ...

A Hundred Summers

A Hundred Summers


  • Author : Jan Bragg Marshall
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Iron Springs (Ariz.)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0970155301


A Hundred Summers Book Description :

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Overseas
Score: 3.5
From 53 Ratings

Overseas


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-05-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101584903


Overseas Book Description :

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A HUNDRED SUMMERS AND THE SECRET LIFE OF VIOLET GRANT Amiens, France, 1916: Captain Julian Ashford, a British officer in the trenches of the Western Front, is waylaid in the town square by Kate, a beautiful young American. Julian’s never seen her before, but she has information about the reconnaissance mission he’s about to embark on. Who is she? And why did she track him down in Amiens? New York, 2007: A young Wall Street analyst, Kate Wilson learned to rely on logic and cynicism. So why does she fall so desperately in love with Julian Laurence, a billionaire with a mysterious past? What she doesn’t know is that he has been waiting for her...the enchanting woman who emerged from the shadows of the ...

One Hundred Summers

One Hundred Summers


  • Author : Candace S. Greene
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803219403


One Hundred Summers Book Description :

"Weaving together information from archival sources, community memories, and a close reading of the pictures themselves, the author frames and clarifies this uniquely Native American perspective on Southern Plains history during an era of great political, economic, and cultural pressures. A rare window on a century of Kiowa life, One Hundred Summers is also an invaluable contribution to the indigenous history of North America. The volume includes appendices featuring a wealth of unpublished primary source material on other Kiowa calendars and a glossary by a native Kiowa speaker."--BOOK JACKET....

A Thousand Summers

A Thousand Summers


  • Author : Honey Perkel
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release Date : 2013-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781456608385


A Thousand Summers Book Description :

Is it possible to reunite with people and places that we loved in previous lives? As a child, Massey Roberts spends her summers in Seaside, Oregon where she and Mama rent a small cottage each year. Here, the salty warm air gives them an appetite, browns their skin to a healthy glow, and all but carries the fearful echoes of winters out to sea. For three months each year, mother and daughter live a fantasy life free and safe from Massey's abusive father. Forty-three years later, Caroline Lang, wife of big attorney David Lang, lives in Chicago, Illinois. Struggling with her unfaithful husband and demanding, bitter father, she begins to have dreams of a small enchanting beach town on the Oregon Coast. Encouraged by her best friend, Caroline packs up her...

Tiny Little Thing

Tiny Little Thing


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425278864


Tiny Little Thing Book Description :

Christina "Tiny" Hardcastle, the wife of a politician with aspirations to national office, struggles to keep up her perfect life despite the unwelcome arrival of her unpredictable sister, Pepper, and an incriminating photograph....

Along the Infinite Sea
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Along the Infinite Sea


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698164970


Along the Infinite Sea Book Description :

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives comes another riveting novel of the Schuyler sisters—where the epic story of star-crossed lovers in pre-war Europe collides with a woman on the run in the swinging '60s... In the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own. To find a way to take care of herself and the baby she carries—the result of an affair with a married, legendary politician—she fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction. But the car's new owner, the glamorous Annabelle Dommerich, has her own secrets: a Nazi husband, a Jewish lover, a flight from Europe, and a love so profound it transcends decades. As the many threads of Annabelle's life before the Second W...

Cocoa Beach
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

Cocoa Beach


  • Author : Beatriz Williams
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-06-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062405005


Cocoa Beach Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling author of A Certain Age transports readers to sunny Florida in this lush and enthralling historical novel—an enchanting blend of love, suspense, betrayal, and redemption set among the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach. Burdened by a dark family secret, Virginia Fortescue flees her oppressive home in New York City for the battlefields of World War I France. While an ambulance driver for the Red Cross, she meets a charismatic British army surgeon whose persistent charm opens her heart to the possibility of love. As the war rages, Virginia falls into a passionate affair with the dashing Captain Simon Fitzwilliam, only to discover that his past has its own dark secrets—secrets that will damage the...