This Is How It Always Is
Score: 4.5
From 1,100 Ratings

This Is How It Always Is


  • Author: Laurie Frankel
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Genre: Family
  • File Size: 4792550 Bytes


New York Times BestsellerThe Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick“Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected.” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So FarBookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017Pacific Northwest Book Awards FinalistThe Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017Longlisted for 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.” —Liane Moriarty, #1...

The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder


  • Author: Sarah J. Harris
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 6655718 Bytes


A boy with synesthesia—a condition that causes him to see colors when he hears sounds—tries to uncover what happened to his beautiful new neighbor—and if he was ultimately responsible in this “compelling and emotionally charged mystery that warrants comparisons to Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” (Library Journal). In this highly original “fantastic debut” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart lives in a world of dazzling color that no one else can see, least of all his dad. Words, numbers, days of the week, people’s voices—everything has its own unique shade. But recently Jasper has been haunted by a color he doesn’t like or understand: the color of murder. Convinc...

This Is How It Always Is
Score: 4
From 27 Ratings

This Is How It Always Is


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250118523


This Is How It Always Is Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick “Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected.” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017 Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20 Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017 Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017 PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far) Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So Far BookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017 Pacific Northwest Book Awards Finalist The Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017 Longlisted for 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award “It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.” —Liane...

This Is How It Always Is
Score: 4
From 26 Ratings

This Is How It Always Is


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472241603


This Is How It Always Is Book Description :

The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick 'Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected' Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) 'It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think' Liane Moriarty, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies This is how a family keeps a secret...and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after...until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change...and then change the world. This is Claude. He's five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess. When he grows up, Claude says, ...

This Is How It Always Is
Score: 4
From 26 Ratings

This Is How It Always Is


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250088550


This Is How It Always Is Book Description :

This is how a family keeps a secret...and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after...until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change...and then change the world. When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it’s another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn aren’t panicked at first. Kids go through phases, after all, and make-believe is fun. But s...

Goodbye For Now
Score: 4
From 35 Ratings

Goodbye For Now


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2012-08-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755392827


Goodbye For Now Book Description :

From the author of THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS. 'Fabulous . . . very funny, yet so sad and thought-provoking too. I couldn't put it down' Liane Moriarty, author of THE HUSBAND'S SECRET Laurie Frankel's heart-breaking, but life-affirming, novel about finding love and coming to terms with loss is perfect for fans of ONE DAY and ME BEFORE YOU. Imagine a world in which you never have to say goodbye. A world in which you can talk to your loved ones after they've gone - About the trivial things you used to share About the things you wish you'd said while you still had the chance About how hard it is to adjust to life without them. When Sam Elling invents a computer programme that enables his girlfriend Meredith to do just this, nothing can prepare them for th...

The Atlas of Love
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Atlas of Love


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429964464


The Atlas of Love Book Description :

"Beautifully written, a highly literate story of friendship, parenthood, and every other kind of love you can imagine." —Marisa de los Santos, author of Love Walked In When Jill becomes both pregnant and single at the end of one spring semester, she and her two closest friends plunge into an experiment in tri-parenting, tri-schooling, and trihabitating as grad students in Seattle. Naturally, everything goes wrong, but in ways no one sees coming. Janey Duncan narrates the adventure of this modern family with hilarity and wisdom and shows how three lives are forever changed by (un)cooperative parenting, literature, and a tiny baby named Atlas who upends and uplifts their entire world. In this sparkling and wise debut novel, The Atlas of Love, Frankel...

This is how it Always is
Score: 4
From 26 Ratings

This is how it Always is


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Families
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1250232473


This is how it Always is Book Description :

"This is how a family keeps a secret ... and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after ... until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change ... and then change the world. When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn aren't panicked at first. Kids go through phases, after all, and make-believe is fun. Bu...

The Dead Girls Club
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Dead Girls Club


  • Author : Damien Angelica Walters
  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Release Date : 2019-12-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781643851648


The Dead Girls Club Book Description :

A supernatural thriller in the vein of A Head Full of Ghosts about two young girls, a scary story that becomes far too real, and the tragic--and terrifying--consequences that follow one of them into adulthood. Red Lady, Red Lady, show us your face... In 1991, Heather Cole and her friends were members of the Dead Girls Club. Obsessed with the macabre, the girls exchanged stories about serial killers and imaginary monsters, like the Red Lady, the spirit of a vengeful witch killed centuries before. Heather knew the stories were just that, until her best friend Becca began insisting the Red Lady was real--and she could prove it. That belief got Becca killed. It's been nearly thirty years, but Heather has never told anyone what really happened that night-...

One Two Three

One Two Three


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250236784


One Two Three Book Description :

For readers of Anne Tyler, Richard Russo, Barbara Kingsolver, and Emma Straub, One Two Three is Laurie Frankel's specialty: a timely, topical novel about love and family that will make you laugh and cry...and laugh again. How do you let go of the past when the past won't let go of you? Everyone knows everyone in the tiny town of Bourne. But the Mitchell sisters are especially beloved, and not just because they’re teenage triplets. Mirabel is the smartest person anyone has ever met, and no one is fooled by her wheelchair or her Voice app into thinking otherwise. Monday is the town’s purveyor of books now that the library’s closed—tell her the book you think you want, and she’ll pull the one you actually do from the microwave or her underwear...

A Banquet of Consequences
Score: 4
From 29 Ratings

A Banquet of Consequences


  • Author : Elizabeth George
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-10-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698186163


A Banquet of Consequences Book Description :

“George’s mystery unfolds with great psychological depth, finely drawn characters and gorgeous portraits of the English countryside. . . . [George] is an essential writer of popular fiction today.” —The Washington Post The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s award-winning series returns with another stunning crime drama featuring Scotland Yard members Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. The unspoken secrets and buried lies of one family rise to the surface in Elizabeth George’s newest novel of crime, passion, and tragic history. As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful façade of count...

Ramshackle Glam

Ramshackle Glam


  • Author : Jordan Reid
  • Publisher : Running Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762453054


Ramshackle Glam Book Description :

Ramshackle Glam creator Jordan Reid was a little nervous about becoming a mother. “In my experience,” she writes, “you know what happens when you hold babies? They cry. And it immediately becomes clear to all present that you have terrible parental instincts and should never be allowed to come into contact with children—ever.” But in October 2011 Reid became a mother herself, and over the first year of her son's life the writer and media personality not only figured out a thing or two about parenting, but also learned how to navigate an entirely new lifestyle while still maintaining a sense of self. Part memoir, part commiseration, and part how-to guide on fashion, beauty, home décor and entertaining for the new mom, Ramshackle Glam offers...