Asiaten! Ein Liebesroman aus zwei Welten

By Artur Hermann Landsberger

In einem Gebiet Japans, in das Anfang des vergangenen Jahrhunderts kein Ausländer je seinen Fuß gesetzt hatte, wuchs Hana Tatsumi auf. Als Waise struggle sie ihrem Onkel übergeben worden, der sich sehr um sie bemühte. So übergab er sie weiter an Omasan Mori, die ihre eine bessere Ausbildung garantieren konnte, als die kleine Hana sie in jeder höheren Töchterschule hätte genießen können. Hana entwickelte sich in den folgenden Jahren ganz ausgezeichnet und wird das hübscheste Mädchen des Ortes. was once heißt des Ortes? Selbst die Großstädte des Landes würde sie bezaubern, und so überzeugt Omasan Mori den Onkel, Hana in Tokio oder Osaka zu einer Geisha zu machen, einer Geisha für die gehobenen Kreise. Dort angekommen, sprengt Hana alle Erwartungen. Sie erfüllt die Sehnsüchte bekannter Persönlichkeiten, darunter des Amerikaner John Adamson und des Prinzen aus dem Kaiserhaus. Aber keinen second vergisst sie ihren Freund aus Kinderzeiten, Taizo Hodsumi, der sich in ihrem Heimatort zu einem Künstler des Töpfereihandwerks entwickelt. Gibt es für beide jemals ein Wiedersehen?

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The Rest Just Follows

First of September 1974. Craig Robinson is beginning secondary institution. intuition tells him he must retain his head down. the very last thing he wishes, for this reason, is somebody wearing the identify St John Nimmo to be despatched to take a seat beside him, yet that's what he will get. throughout city Maxine Neill is beginning her personal new institution, confident that she is not there in any respect. She could be the place Craig and St John are. no longer that she has met both of them but. although meet them she is going to, and extra. Their lives and hers - and the lives of the total Nimmo family members - turn into entwined as pre-teens flip to kids, flip to twenties and thirties, flip unavoidably to the eff a long time they usually pass in regards to the company of filling the areas vacated by means of the generations that went earlier than. it really is known as transforming into up, by no means brain that almost all of the time it appears like making it up as they cross alongside, and infrequently like fucking up thoroughly. round them in the meantime the realm occurs: to be particular Belfast occurs, for sturdy or sometimes very ailing certainly. those are the situations lifestyles has contrived for them. What are they to do yet care for it?

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A Home by the Sea (Hqn)

By Christina Skye

Grace Lindstrom has her fiancé throughout 3 continents, starry-eyed and entire of desires. but if he dies in a aircraft crash, Grace discovers that their lifestyles jointly was once the harshest form of lie—and swears to by no means lose herself to that sort of affection back. until eventually one evening, while an opportunity come across leads her to the type of guy she's continuously dreamed of—and the deep kinfolk ties she's by no means known.

Noah McKay is familiar with he cannot supply Grace any form of future—not while he spends on a daily basis placing his existence at the line. but if Grace's grandfather all of sudden falls in poor health and she's referred to as domestic to the small island city the place she grew up, he realizes he cannot reside with out her. Aided by means of solid knitting, strong chocolate and deep friendship, Grace is slowly studying to belief again—but can she learn how to love a guy whose secrets and techniques run so deep?

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Point of Retreat: A Novel (Slammed)

By Colleen Hoover

From the number one New York occasions bestselling writer of Hopeless and Losing Hope.

Sometimes humans need to disintegrate to gain simply how a lot they belong together.

Colleen Hoover entranced readers in all places together with her bestselling novel Slammed, the ebook that brought Layken and should, a tender couple whose love overcame devastating hardships to emerge better and extra resilient than prior to. Now, as Layken and Will’s emotion-packed tale keeps, a beautiful and unexpected revelation approximately Will’s earlier leaves them wondering every little thing that they inspiration they knew approximately one another. With the root in their courting in danger, they need to make a decision whether or not they are keen to struggle for a destiny jointly, or to retreat again into solitude and heartache.

How some distance does must visit turn out to Layken his love for her will final endlessly? it is going to require whatever really awesome to maintain this couple jointly, and the selections they make and the solutions they locate will switch not just their lives, however the lives of every person round them.

“Colleen Hoover's moment novel is simply as tremendous and interesting as Slammed. Point of Retreat is absolute poetry.” —Jamie McGuire, writer of Beautiful Disaster

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Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure

By Paul Auster

Paul Auster's Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure is an interesting and sometimes humorous memoir approximately his early years as a author suffering to be released, and to make adequate funds to outlive. Leaving highschool with "itchy toes" and refusing to play it secure, Auster refrained from conference and the double lifetime of regular workplace employment whereas writing. From the streets of recent York urban, Dublin, and Paris to a surreal experience in a dusty village in Mexico, Auster's account of dwelling on subsequent to not anything introduces an unforgettable solid of characters whereas interpreting what it capacity to be a writer.

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The Return of the Black Widowers

By Isaac Asimov

Till his dying in 1992, writer Isaac Asimov may write greater than one hundred twenty creative stories of detection and deduction, and in sixty six of them he could current his armchair detectives, the Black Widowers, with the mind-teasing puzzles that they'd attempt to resolve in often-quarrelsome dialog. The Black Widowers membership is assembly back. In a personal eating room at New York’s sumptuous Milano eating place, the six remarkable males once again assemble for tremendous fare served impeccably by way of their peerless waiter, Henry. At desk, too, will in fact be that considered necessary dinner visitor to problem their mixed deductive wit: a guy whose marriage hinges on discovering a misplaced umbrella; a lady shadowed by way of an adversary who understands her darkest secrets and techniques; a debunker of psychics not able to provide an explanation for his unnerving event in a haunted apartment; or a symphony cellist accused of attacking his spouse with a kitchen knife. as well as six tales that experience by no means earlier than seemed in any assortment, this quantity contains the 10 best-ever Black Widowers instances, between them the first actual to be released, in Ellery Queen secret journal, in addition to the 1st fresh Black Widowers tale to seem in additional than ten years.

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The Longest Night: A Novel

By Andria Williams

A scintillating debut novel a few younger couple whose marriage is verified once they stream to a military base rife with love triangles, life-or-death conflicts, and a dramatic cover-up

In 1959, Nat Collier strikes together with her husband, Paul, and their younger daughters to Idaho Falls, a distant army city. a military professional, Paul is stationed there to aid oversee one of many country’s first nuclear reactors—an task that turns out filled with opportunity.

Then, on his rounds, Paul discovers that the reactor is compromised, putting his relations and the total neighborhood at risk. Worse, his superiors got down to disguise up the matter instead of repair it. Paul can’t convey himself to inform Nat the reality, yet his lies purely widen a becoming gulf among them.

Lonely and stressed, Nat is having difficulty adjusting to their new existence. She struggles to slot into her position as a housewife and longs for a true buddy. while she meets a rancher, Esrom, she reveals herself interested in him, comforted through his kindness and corporate. yet as rumors unfold, the secrets and techniques among Nat and Paul construct and threaten to arrive a brink.

in line with a real tale of the one deadly nuclear twist of fate to happen in the United States, The Longest Night is a deeply relocating novel that explores the complicated make-up of a wedding, the moving nature of belief, and the methods we attempt to guard those we love.

Praise for The Longest Night

“[A] attractive debut.”Entertainment Weekly
 
“[A] shrewdpermanent and specific portrait of a dissolving postwar marriage . . . will remind many readers of Richard Yates’s Revolutionary Road.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“[Andria] Williams’s quietly convinced sort is with no swagger or gimmick. . . . What emerges such a lot powerfully from The Longest Night is a type of quiet ask yourself on the beautiful intricacy, yet brilliant toughness, of familial love.”—Los Angeles assessment of Books

“Think Army Wives meets Serial meets your ideal lengthy weekend learn. approximately a military base with loads of love triangles, and a cover-up.”theSkimm

“The rigidity builds seriously with every one page.”InStyle

“Scintillating . . . A smoldering, altogether striking debut that probes the social and emotional traces on army households in a clean and insightful way.”Kirkus stories (starred review)

“[A] luminous debut . . . Williams expertly builds rigidity among Paul and Nat because the tale progresses in the direction of the inevitable nuclear tragedy during this totally soaking up and richly lucrative novel.”Booklist (starred review)

“Andria Williams’s debut is an in detail unique portrait of affection, belief, and guilt in a town—and an era—clouded with secrets.”—Celeste Ng, writer of Everything I by no means advised You

“A clever and compassionate novel that provides as many clean insights into marriage and intimacy because it does approximately American nuclear historical past. Andria Williams is an awesome writer—clear-eyed and empathetic—and it is a terrific debut.”—Molly Antopol, writer of The UnAmericans

“It’s tough to think The Longest Night is Andria Williams’s debut novel. Her command of language, personality and plot—the 3 crucial parts for a riveting read—is extraordinary.”—David Abrams, writer of Fobbit

From the Hardcover edition.

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Where She Went

By Gayle Forman

The hugely expected sequel to the New York Times bestselling and severely acclaimed If I Stay

Picking up numerous years after the dramatic end of If I Stay, Where She Went keeps the tale of Adam and Mia, from Adam's perspective. Ever on the grounds that Mia's selection to stick - yet no longer with him - Adam's profession has been on a superb trajectory. His album, borne from the soreness and discomfort in their breakup, has made him a bona fide superstar. And Mia herself has develop into a top-rate cellist, taking part in in the various best venues on this planet. while their respective paths placed them either in ny urban even as, the result's a unmarried evening during which the 2 reunite - with completely enjoyable results.

And do not omit Gayle's most up-to-date novel, only one DAY and the impending better half, only one yr.

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Bright Shiny Morning (P.S.)

By James Frey

One of the main celebrated and arguable authors in the United States provides a unprecedented novel—a sweeping chronicle of latest l. a. that's daring, exhilarating, and completely unique. Dozens of characters go through the reader's sight lines—some by no means to be noticeable again—but James Frey lingers on a handful of LA's misplaced souls and captures the dramatic narrative in their lives. a stunning journey de strength, Bright glossy Morning illuminates the fun, horrors, and unforeseen fortunes of existence and dying in la.

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