And Then She Was Gone
Eleven-year-old Lauren O'Neil vanished one afternoon as she walked home from school. Six years later, her parents Rachel and Dan still tirelessly scour their Oregon hometown for her. Then one day, the call comes: Lauren has been rescued, and her abductor has confessed. Her return is nothing like Rachel imagined, but Rachel refuses to lose her a second time. Little by little they must relearn what it means to be a family, trusting that their bond is strong enough to guide them back to each other. A poignant family drama from the author of All She Ever Wanted (2013).
The Go Red for Women Cookbook: Cook Your Way to a Heart-Healthy Weight and Good Nutrition
Heart disease takes the lives of more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. Published to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign, this must-have cookbook makes it easy to adopt healthy eating habits with 200 guilt-free recipes the whole family can enjoy. Tips on good nutrition, weight control, and smart grocery shopping will make 2014 your healthiest year yet.
Keep Calm and Carry a Big Drink
Best friends Seema, Nic and Mel return in Gruenenfelder's fun follow-up to There's Cake in My Future (2010). With Nic glowingly pregnant and Seema about to get married, recently single Mel is feeling adrift and is desperate for some good luck. A spur of the moment decision takes her to Paris and then Maui, where she finds herself on an adventure that she never could have imagined, experiencing the trials and tribulations of a life suddenly and perfectly unplanned. Is her luck about to turn? Chick lit fans will find much to enjoy here.
Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships
The bestselling author of Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love (2008) presents a revolutionary new understanding of how and why we love, based on cutting-edge research. Johnson argues that humans were meant to mate for life, and shows us how to develop our “love sense”—the ability to nurture the long-lasting relationships that are key to our survival. Psychologist Johnson also draws on her work in couples therapy to show how damaged relationships can be repaired.
Once Upon a Lie
A single mom must clear her father's name in Barbieri's (Extra Credit, 2012) riveting latest. Between raising her teenage daughters and running her own bakery, Maeve Conlon has more than enough on her plate. Then her cousin Sean, a pillar of the Farringville, New York, community, is found shot to death. Suddenly the police are poking around asking questions, and they seem particularly interested in Maeve's father, who suffers from Alzheimer's. Can Maeve help her father without dredging up dark memories she'd rather forget? A gripping mystery.
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