A Nearly Normal Family
Score: 4
From 25 Ratings

A Nearly Normal Family


  • Author : M.T. Edvardsson
  • Publisher : Celadon Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250204424


A Nearly Normal Family Book Description :

"...A compulsively readable tour de force." —The Wall Street Journal New York Times Book Review recommends M.T. Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family and lauds it as a “page-turner” that forces the reader to confront “the compromises we make with ourselves to be the people we believe our beloveds expect.” (NYTimes Book Review Summer Reading Issue) M.T. Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family is a gripping legal thriller that forces the reader to consider: How far would you go to protect the ones you love? In this twisted narrative of love and murder, a horrific crime makes a seemingly normal family question everything they thought they knew about their life—and one another. Eighteen-year-old Stella Sandell stands accused of the brutal murde...

A Nearly Normal Family
Score: 4
From 24 Ratings

A Nearly Normal Family


  • Author : M. T. Edvardsson
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2019-06-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781529008166


A Nearly Normal Family Book Description :

'A deceptive and riveting novel' - Karin Slaughter Chosen as one of the best seven thrillers of the summer by the New York Times A Nearly Normal Family is the stunning psychological thriller from M. T. Edvardsson and asks what would you do if your child was suspected of murder, how far would you go to protect them? Do you want to know the truth? If you loved A. J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window or J. P. Delaney’s The Girl Before, you will love this. Every murder case starts with a suspect. What if the suspect is your daughter? Would you believe her, or the evidence against her? The Father Believes his daughter has been framed. The Mother Believes she is hiding something. The Daughter Believes they have no idea what she’s truly capable of . . . ...

Nearly Normal
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Nearly Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443449076


Nearly Normal Book Description :

NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the author of the bestselling memoir North of Normal comes the harrowing story of a past that won’t let go, and one woman’s attempt to put her life back together after everything falls apart In her bestselling memoir North of Normal, Cea wrote with grace about her unconventional childhood—her early years living in a tipi in Alberta with her pot-smoking, free-loving counterculture family. But her struggles do not end when she leaves her family at the age of thirteen to become a model. Honest and daring, Nearly Normal reveals the many ways that Cea’s unconventional childhood continues to reverberate through the years. At the age of thirty-seven, Cea has built a life that looks like the normal one she craved as a child...

A Nearly Normal Life
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

A Nearly Normal Life


  • Author : Charles L. Mee
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2013-05-21
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316400589


A Nearly Normal Life Book Description :

In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated into a shadow of its former self. He had been stricken with spinal polio. When he emerged from the grip of the disease, he was confronted with a life change so enormous that it challenged all he had believed in & forced him, despite his young age, to redefine himself. His once stereotypically normal life, filled with baseball & swimming pools & dreams of girls, had been irreversibly altered. He was almost the same person he had been; he was nearly normal. His moving personal narrative is a textured portrait of life in the fifties - a ...

Diary of Thoughts

Diary of Thoughts


  • Author : Summary Express
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-07-14
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1080535136


Diary of Thoughts Book Description :

Diary of Thoughts: A Nearly Normal Family by M. T. Edvardsson - A Journal for Your Thoughts About the Book is a journal designed for note-taking, designed and produced by Summary Express. With blank, lined pages in a simplistic yet elegant design, this journal is perfect for recording notes, thoughts, opinions, and takeaways in real-time as you read. Divided into sections and parts for easy reference, this journal helps you keep your thoughts organized. Disclaimer Notice This is a unofficial journal book and not the original book....

It Should Have Been Me

It Should Have Been Me


  • Author : Susan Wilkins
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781509804535


It Should Have Been Me Book Description :

She thought she knew everything about her sister. It seems she was wrong . . . DC Jo Boden was eleven years old when her older sister, Sarah, was brutally murdered during her first year at University. Her boyfriend, Nathan Wade, was convicted of the killing. Now, sixteen years later, Wade is being released on licence and documentary film-maker, Briony Rowe, says she can prove his innocence. The Boden family has never recovered from the tragedy, and they have always been certain that Wade is guilty. But Jo, who grew up believing her sister was perfect in every way, starts to question the evidence which put Wade behind bars. And perhaps Sarah harboured some very dark secrets of her own . . . It Should Have Been Me by Susan Wilkins is a taut and pacey p...

Windfall
Score: 3.5
From 16 Ratings

Windfall


  • Author : Jennifer E. Smith
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399559389


Windfall Book Description :

This romantic story of hope, chance, and change from the author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight is one JENNY HAN says is filled with all of her "favorite things," MORGAN MATSON calls “something wonderful” and STEPHANIE PERKINS says “is rich with the intensity of real love.” Alice has never believed in luck, but that doesn’t stop her from rooting for love. After pining for her best friend Teddy for years, she jokingly gifts him a lottery ticket—attached to a note professing her love—on his birthday. Then, the unthinkable happens: he actually wins. At first, it seems like the luckiest thing on earth. But as Teddy gets swept up by his $140 million windfall and fame and fortune come between them, Alice is forced to con...

The Melody
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Melody


  • Author : Jim Crace
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735235229


The Melody Book Description :

From the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Harvest, Quarantine, and Being Dead, a tender new novel about music, lost love, and the way barely whispered fears and desires push their way into the light. Alfred Busi lives alone in his villa overlooking the waves, with only his trusted piano for company. Famed in his town for his music and songs, he is mourning the recent death of his wife and quietly living out his days--occasionally performing the classics in small venues, though never in the stadiums he could fill when in his prime. On the night before receiving his town's highest honour, Busi is wrested from his bed by noises in his courtyard, and then stunned by an attacking intruder. His hands and neck are scratched, and his face is bitten. Busi c...

Very Nearly Normal
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Very Nearly Normal


  • Author : Hannah Sunderland
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2020-05-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780008365714


Very Nearly Normal Book Description :

‘Delightfully romantic’ ISABELLE BROOM ‘A compelling, quirky love story’ MIRANDA DICKINSON ‘An unconventional romance – real and raw’ ANNA BELL...

North of Normal
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

North of Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2015-06-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 006228987X


North of Normal Book Description :

Sex, drugs, and . . . bug stew? In the vein of The Glass Castle and Wild, Cea Sunrise Person’s compelling memoir of a childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness—a searing story of physical, emotional, and psychological survival. In the late 1960s, riding the crest of the counterculture movement, Cea’s family left a comfortable existence in California to live off the land in the Canadian wilderness. But unlike most commune dwellers of the time, the Persons weren’t trying to build a new society—they wanted to escape civilization altogether. Led by Cea’s grandfather Dick, they lived a pot-smoking, free-loving, clothing-optional life under a canvas tipi without running water, electricity, or heat ...