If I Had Your Face
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

If I Had Your Face


  • Author : Frances Cha
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385694278


If I Had Your Face Book Description :

A riveting, feminist debut about four women navigating contemporary South Korea, a world of strict social hierarchies, extreme plastic surgery and K-pop fan mania. "Even as a girl, I knew the only chance I had was to change my face. When I looked into the mirror, I knew everything in it had to change, even before a fortune-teller told me so." This utterly compelling novel follows the interconnected lives of four young women balancing on the edge of survival in contemporary Seoul, Korea. Kyuri is a heartbreakingly beautiful woman with a hard-won job at a "room salon," an exclusive bar where she entertains wealthy businessmen while they drink. Though she prides herself on her cold, clear-eyed approach to life, an impulsive mistake with a client one eve...

If I Had Your Face
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

If I Had Your Face


  • Author : Frances Cha
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593129470


If I Had Your Face Book Description :

A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania “Absolutely stunning . . . If I Had Your Face marks the entrance of a bright new voice in fiction.”—Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six Kyuri is an achingly beautiful woman with a hard-won job at a Seoul “room salon,” an exclusive underground bar where she entertains businessmen while they drink. Though she prides herself on her cold, clear-eyed approach to life, an impulsive mistake threatens her livelihood. Kyrui’s roommate, Miho, is a talented artist w...

If I Had Your Face

If I Had Your Face


  • Author : Frances Cha
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241986363


If I Had Your Face Book Description :

'Absolutely stunning. . . Assured, bold, and electrifying' Taylor Jenkins Reid, Sunday Times bestselling author of DAISY JONES & THE SIX 'One of the buzziest debuts of the year, If I Had Your Face transports readers to glittering, futuristic Seoul... Essential reading' Vogue If I Had Your Face plunges us into the mesmerizing world of contemporary Seoul - a place where extreme plastic surgery is as routine as getting a haircut, where women compete for spots in secret 'room salons' to entertain wealthy businessmen after hours, where K-Pop stars are the object of all-consuming obsession, and ruthless social hierarchies dictate your every move. Navigating this hyper-competitive city are four young women balancing on the razor-edge of survival: Kyuri, an ...

Personal Days
Score: 3
From 10 Ratings

Personal Days


  • Author : Ed Park
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812978575


Personal Days Book Description :

A witty, darkly comic debut novel chronicles the lives and fortunes of a tightly knit--if idiosyncratic--cast of office workers as they confront boredom, paranoia, lunch breaks, and corporate complexities while their New York City based company begins to unravel. Original. 25,000 first printing....

Here for It
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Here for It


  • Author : R. Eric Thomas
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525621034


Here for It Book Description :

"R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went--whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburban high school, his conservative black church, or his Ivy League college in a big city--he found himself on the outside looking in. In essays by turns hysterical and heartfelt, Eric redefines what it means to be an 'other' through the lens of his own life experience"--Publisher marketing....

Prep and American Wife  Two Bestselling Novels

Prep and American Wife Two Bestselling Novels


  • Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-04-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812985450


Prep and American Wife Two Bestselling Novels Book Description :

One of the most exceptional voices in literary fiction today, Curtis Sittenfeld is renowned for her rich prose, irresistible storytelling, and fascinating characters who struggle with the rules of gender, race, and privilege. Now, in this convenient eBook bundle, here are her blockbuster bestselling and critically acclaimed novels, Prep and American Wife. PREP Named One of the Top Ten Books of the Year by The New York Times Lee Fiora is an intelligent, observant fourteen-year-old when she leaves her family behind in Indiana to attend the prestigious Ault School in Massachusetts. Over the next four years, her experiences at Ault—complicated relationships with teachers, intense friendships with other girls, an all-consuming preoccupation with a class...

The Last
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Last


  • Author : Hanna Jameson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501198847


The Last Book Description :

This propulsive post-apocalyptic thriller “in which Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None collides with Stephen King’s The Shining” (NPR) follows a group of survivors stranded at a hotel as the world descends into nuclear war and the body of a young girl is discovered in one of the hotel’s water tanks. Jon thought he had all the time in the world to respond to his wife’s text message: I miss you so much. I feel bad about how we left it. Love you. But as he’s waiting in the lobby of the L’Hotel Sixieme in Switzerland after an academic conference, still mulling over how to respond to his wife, he receives a string of horrifying push notifications. Washington, DC, has been hit with a nuclear bomb, then New York, then London, and fin...

The Piano Teacher
Score: 3
From 80 Ratings

The Piano Teacher


  • Author : Janice Y. K. Lee
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-01-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440656309


The Piano Teacher Book Description :

"A rare and exquisite story . . . Transports you out of time, out of place, into a world you can feel on your very skin." —Elizabeth Gilbert Janice Y.K. Lee's latest novel, The Expatriates, is now available from Penguin The New York Times bestseller In the sweeping tradition of The English Patient, Janice Y.K. Lee's debut novel is a tale of love and betrayal set in war-torn Hong Kong. In 1942, Englishman Will Truesdale falls headlong into a passionate relationship with Trudy Liang, a beautiful Eurasian socialite. But their affair is soon threatened by the invasion of the Japanese as World War II overwhelms their part of the world. Ten years later, Claire Pendleton comes to Hong Kong to work as a piano teacher and also begins a fateful affair. As th...

Girl  Wash Your Face
Score: 3.5
From 20 Ratings

Girl Wash Your Face


  • Author : Rachel Hollis
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400201662


Girl Wash Your Face Book Description :

With wry wit and hard-earned wisdom, popular online personality and founder of TheChicSite.com founder Rachel Hollis helps readers break free from the lies keeping them from the joy-filled and exuberant life they are meant to have. Founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Chic Media, Rachel Hollis has created an online fan base of hundreds of thousands of fans by sharing tips for living a better life while fearlessly revealing the messiness of her own. Now comes her highly anticipated first book featuring her signature combination of honesty, humor, and direct, no-nonsense advice. Each chapter of Girl, Wash Your Face begins with a specific lie Hollis once believed that left her feeling overwhelmed, unworthy, ...

The Farm
Score: 3
From 21 Ratings

The Farm


  • Author : Joanne Ramos
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385693226


The Farm Book Description :

NATIONAL BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Globe and Mail • Glamour • TIME • Real Simple • Good Housekeeping • Marie Claire • Town & Country • Bustle "[Joanne] Ramos's debut novel couldn't be more relevant or timely." —O: The Oprah Magazine Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules. Nestled in New York's Hudson Valley is a luxury retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, personal fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you're paid big money to stay here—more than you've ever dreamed of. The catch? For nine months, you cannot leave the grounds, your movements are monitored, and you are cut off from your former life while you dedicate yourself to the task of...