The bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting To Exhale is back with the inspiring story of a woman who shakes things up in her life to find greater meaning, showing it is never too late to become the person you want to be and that taking chances, both with your life and your heart, is always worthwhile.
A Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow goes all out in this imaginative reconstruction of the antebellum South where the Underground Railroad is not metaphorical but real; tracks and tunnels hidden beneath the soil. Whitehead continues the African-American artists’ inquiry into race mythology and history with rousing audacity and razor-sharp ingenuity; he is now assuredly a writer of the first rank.
Best-selling YA author of If I Stay, goes adult with this story of working mother Maribeth Klein, so frantic she doesn’t realize she’s had a heart attack. Upset that her recuperation seems an imposition on others, she packs her bags and flees.
Nina Redmond is a librarian with a gift for finding the perfect book for her readers. But can she write her own happy-ever-after? The New York Times-bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery returns with a funny, moving new novel perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella.
The best-selling author of Where’d You Go Bernadette? Presents a hilarious, heart-filled story about reinvention, sisterhood, and how sometimes it takes facing up to our former selves to truly begin living.
In a contemporary black community in Southern California, 17-year-old Nadia Turner and 21-year-old Luke Sheppard fall in love. She’s lost her mother to suicide, he’s lost a football career to injury, and the decisions they make when Nadia becomes pregnant will reverberate throughout their lives.
Parents at a hospital to have a baby insist that one of the nurses be reassigned; they are white supremacists and Ruth is black. The hospital complies, but Ruth is the only nurse available when the baby goes into cardiac arrest, and her caution about rushing to the baby’s aid leads to tragedy–and a trial. What’s crucial is the unfolding of a deeper understanding between Ruth and her (white) public defender, who is initially reluctant to make race an issue.
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