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6 Ways To Ground Yourself When You're Feeling Anxious

I’m writing this as I’m waiting to hear back from the doctor about whether or not my son has Lyme Disease. I’d love to report that I’m one of those …

Three Wishes

• <b>Author:</b> Liane Moriarty<p>A New York Times bestseller, Three Wishes is the funny, heartwarming and completely charming first novel from Liane Moriarty, also the author of #1 New York Times bestsellers The Husband’s Secret, Big Little Lies, and Truly Madly Guilty.<p>Lyn, Cat, and Gemma Kettle, beautiful …

The Boy Who Drew Monsters

• <b>Author:</b> Keith Donohue<p><b>From the New York Times bestselling author of The Stolen Child comes a hypnotic literary horror novel about a young boy trapped inside his own world, whose drawings blur the lines between fantasy and reality.</b><p>Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier, …

The One & Only

• <b>Author:</b> Emily Giffin<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved author of Something Borrowed and Where We Belong returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both.<br>This ebook edition contains an excerpt from Emily Giffin’s First Comes</b> …

All the Light We Cannot See

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony Doerr<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE</b><br>From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the …

The American Heiress

• <b>Author:</b> Daisy Goodwin<p><b>Now including an excerpt from VICTORIA: A Novel, by Daisy Goodwin, the Creator/Writer of the Masterpiece Presentation on PBS.</b><p><b>"Anyone suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms (who isn't?) will find an instant tonic in Daisy Goodwin's The American Heiress. The story of Cora</b> …

The Girl You Left Behind

• <b>Author:</b> Jojo Moyes<p><b>From the author of Me Before You and Still Me, a sweeping bestseller of love and loss, deftly weaving two journeys from World War I France to present day London.</b><p>Paris, World War I. Sophie Lefèvre must keep her family safe while her adored husband, Édouard, fights at the front. …

The Last Letter from Your Lover

• <b>Author:</b> Jojo Moyes<p><b>A heartbreaking, stay-up-all-night novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You, After You, and Still Me.</b><i><br>A Brief Encounter</i> for our time, <i>The Last Letter from Your Lover</i> is a sophisticated, spellbinding double love story that spans decades and thrillingly …

The Vacationers

• <b>Author:</b> Emma Straub<p><b>"Delicious . . . richly riveting . . . The Vacationers offers all the delights of a fluffy, read-it-with-sunglasses-on-the-beach read, made substantial by the exceptional wit, insight, intelligence and talents of its author.”—People (four stars)</b><p>An irresistible, deftly observed …

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

• <b>Author:</b> Maria Semple<p><b>*Soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett*</b><b>A whip-smart, hysterical dramedy about a family in crisis after the disappearance of its brilliant, misanthropic matriarch.</b><br>Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated …

You Should Have Known

• <b>Author:</b> Jean Hanff Korelitz<p>Grace Reinhart Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself, devoted to her husband, a pediatric oncologist at a major cancer hospital, their young son, Henry, and the patients she sees in her therapy practice. Grace is also the author of the forthcoming <i>You</i> …

Life After Life

• <b>Author:</b> Kate Atkinson<p><i>What if you could live again and again, until you got it right?</i><p>On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, …

Vintage

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Gloss<p>Vintage is Susan Gloss’s sparkling debut novel in the Vein of The Friday Night Knitting Club, centered around a Midwestern vintage clothing shop and a group of women who eventually transform the store and each others’ lives.<p>At Hourglass Vintage in Madison, Wisconsin, every item …

Summer Rental

• <b>Author:</b> Mary Kay Andrews<p>Sometimes, when you need a change in your life, the tide just happens to pull you in the right direction…<p>Ellis, Julia, and Dorie. Best friends since Catholic grade school, they now find themselves, in their mid-thirties, at the crossroads of life and love. Ellis, recently …

All the Summer Girls

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Donohue<p>All the Summer Girls by Meg Donohue is a riveting coming-of-age tale set on the New Jersey shore. Donohue, the author of the bestselling novel How to Eat a Cupcake, is a master of literary fiction; her skill is demonstrated in this charming and moving second novel.<p>Set among the …

The Light Between Oceans

• <b>Author:</b> M.L. Stedman<p>The years-long <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>).<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne …

Beautiful Day

• <b>Author:</b> Elin Hilderbrand<p>The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything …

Big Little Lies

• <b>Author:</b> Liane Moriarty<p><b>Check out the #1 New York Times bestseller Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, called “a surefire hit” by Entertainment Weekly.</b><p><b>"The secrets burrowed in this seemingly placid small town...are so suburban noir they would make David Lynch clap with glee...[Moriarty] is a</b> …

15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: <i>Where did I put my keys?</i> And so …

Self-improvement

Are ebooks here to stay?

The greatest impact of the availability of electronic tablets, e-book readers has been on the publishing industry. Kindle versions of books are …

Psychos: A White Girl Problems Book

• <b>Author:</b> Babe Walker<p>In this hysterical follow-up to the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>White Girl Problems</i>, Babe Walker travels the globe as she tries to figure out the answer to the question foremost on everyone's mind—including hers: Who is Babe Walker?<p><b>If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands who</b> …

Behind The Face: Supermodel Lydia Hearst Talks Life on the Reality Show Catwalk

So. Much. Drama.<p>A lingerie runway show in Bryant Park, nude photo shoots, personalized Frédéric Fekkai makeovers, and modeling evening gowns on top of dinner tables—these are just a few of the hoops the "modeltestants" of season 2 of <i>The Face</i> have been asked to jump through so far. This season …

Mentoring

Building a Better Book Club

From what I've heard, being in a book club can be frustrating. I have to admit that I've never joined one; as someone who reads, teaches, and writes about literature for a living, I've restricted myself to professional "reading groups" with the assumption that, when I have free time, I might do …

10 Things You Should Know About the First Year of Marriage

It happens to nearly every newlywed. Sometime after the garter's been tossed and all traces of your (faux) honeymoon tan have vanished, you realize you spent so much time preparing to get married that you haven't thought much about being married. Even if you were living together before you tied the …