All We Ever Wanted

All We Ever Wanted
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2018-06-26
ISBN 10: 0385689713
ISBN 13: 9780385689717
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All We Ever Wanted Book Review:

The new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of First Comes Love raises the daunting question: In the midst of a scandal that threatens a perfect life, how far are you willing to go to protect the ones you love? Nina Browning married a third-generation Nashvillian, enjoys a newly lavish lifestyle thanks to the sudden success of her husband's tech business and has a son, Finch, who just got accepted to Princeton. Thomas Talone is a single dad, works multiple jobs and has a daughter, Lyla, who was recently accepted to Nashville's most prestigious private high school on a scholarship. They couldn't be prouder. Then scandal strikes, and the worlds of these very different families collide. Lyla passes out at a party, drunk and half-naked. Finch snaps a picture, types out a caption and click--sends it out to a few friends. The photo spreads quickly, and soon heated reactions bubble throughout the already-divided community. Before long, the families find themselves in the midst of an ethical war as their community takes sides, throws blame and implodes. The gray area between right and wrong grows thick, and Nina and Tom are forced to question every assumption they've held about love and family loyalty. Emily Giffin tells a riveting story of characters who face impossible choices--but emerge to live a life truer to themselves than they ever had before.

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything
Author: Janelle Brown
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 435
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 0099517698
ISBN 13: 9780099517696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything Book Review:

In the heat of a west coast summer three very different women, each poised for success, find themselves failing spectacularly. Janice, a devoted mother and housewife who's approaching fifty, is cold-heartedly abandoned by her husband; her elder daughter Margaret, a magazine editor, is driven back home by towering debts; and her teenage daughter Lizzie is humiliated by the boys whose affections she has unquestioningly embraced.At first they hide their downfalls - bankruptcy, addiction, promiscuity - from one another, but as the curtain-twitching world they inhabit begins to intrude, they find their secrets exposed. And in the midst of the manicured lawns and country club whispers, the Miller women cloister themselves in their suburban home and confront first their individual crises, then each other ...All We Ever Wanted Was Everything is an astonishing portrait of modern-day women trying to stay afloat, of secrets and lies, and of what happens when the world you know comes crashing down.

Everything We Ever Wanted

Everything We Ever Wanted
Author: Sara Shepard
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2011-10-11
ISBN 10: 0062080075
ISBN 13: 9780062080073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Everything We Ever Wanted Book Review:

“Sara Shepard delivers the perfect read….A brilliant storyteller.” —Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Very Valentine and Brava, Valentine “[Written] with unflinching honesty and unstinting compassion.” —Jacquelyn Mitchard, author The Deep End of the Ocean “This riveting, provocative and well-crafted family drama surprised and delivered at every turn. I could not put it down.” —Sarah Mlynowski, author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have) Sara Shepard, the bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars, delivers a powerful novel of family dreams, lies, and delusions. Everything We Ever Wanted begins with a phone call with allegations that rock an upper crust Philadelphia family to its very foundations, unlocking years of secrets and scandals that expose the serious flaws in outwardly perfect lives. A moving, intelligent, and unforgettable novel, Shepard’s Everything We Ever Wanted is exceptional contemporary women’s fiction that will be embraced by book clubs everywhere.

All We Ever Wanted

All We Ever Wanted
Author: Tyler Chin-Tanner,Matt Miner,Eric Palicki,Howard MacKie,Paul Allor,James Maddox,Justin Zimmerman,Nadia Shammas,Eliot Rahal,Erik Burnham
Publsiher: Wave Blue World Incorporated
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2020-06-30
ISBN 10: 9781949518078
ISBN 13: 1949518078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All We Ever Wanted Book Review:

All We Ever Wanted offers a shot of optimism in a time when it's so desperately needed. Instead of wallowing in despair, these 24 stories provide a road map toward a brighter future. Will our salvation come from embracing te

All I Ever Wanted

All I Ever Wanted
Author: Lucy Dillon
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN 10: 1444796054
ISBN 13: 9781444796056
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All I Ever Wanted Book Review:

From the bestselling author of A Hundred Pieces of Me and One Small Act of Kindness comes a heartwarming, bittersweet and uplifting story of missed chances and unexpected opportunities. 'Lucy Dillon's books make the world a better place' - Heat Caitlin's life is a mess. Her marriage to a man everyone else thinks is perfect has collapsed, along with her self-esteem, and breaking free seems the only option. Nancy, her four-year-old daughter, used to talk all the time; in the car, at nursery, to her brother Joel. Then her parents split up. Her daddy moves out. And Nancy stops speaking. Nancy's Auntie Eva, recently widowed and feeling alone, apart from the companionship of two bewildered pugs, is facing a future without her husband or the dreams she gave up for him. But when Eva agrees to host her niece and nephew once a fortnight, Caitlin and Eva are made to face the different truths about their marriages - and about what they both really want . . . 'Bittersweet, lovely and ultimately redemptitive; the kind of book that makes you want to live your own life better' - Jojo Moyes 'So satisfying and clever and deeply moving' - Sophie Kinsella

First Comes Love

First Comes Love
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2016-06-28
ISBN 10: 0385680465
ISBN 13: 9780385680462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

First Comes Love Book Review:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One & Only, two thirty-something sisters find themselves facing the question: if love and marriage and children don't all come together at once, which do you fight for? Meredith thought she'd done it all right--married the perfect man, had the perfect daughter--but as she grows increasingly restless, she can't help but wonder if she got the love part wrong. Josie has been happily single for years, but she wants a child of her own so much she's one bad Match.com date away from heading straight for the baby carriage all on her own. These sisters, whose relationship was strained by the tragic death of their older brother over a decade ago, now find that they need each other more than they realized.

All He Ever Wanted

All He Ever Wanted
Author: Anita Shreve
Publsiher: Little, Brown
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2003-04-01
ISBN 10: 0759528233
ISBN 13: 9780759528239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All He Ever Wanted Book Review:

"A marriage is always two intersecting stories." This realization comes perhaps too late to the husband of Etna Bliss-a man whose obsession with his young wife begins at the moment of their first meeting, as he helps Etna and her companions escape from a fire in a hotel restaurant, and culminates in a marriage doomed by secrets and betrayal. Written with the intelligence and grace that are the hallmarks of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, this gripping tale of desire, jealousy, and loss is peopled by unforgettable characters as real as the emotions that bring them together.

Everything You Ever Wanted

Everything You Ever Wanted
Author: Luiza Sauma
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2019-06-27
ISBN 10: 0241363578
ISBN 13: 9780241363577
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Everything You Ever Wanted Book Review:

'Wry, beautiful, surprising and deeply moving' Rachel Seiffert, Guardian 'Captures so excellently the low level anxiety that hums through everyday life' Daily Telegraph ____________________________________________ You wake up. You go to work. You have strategy meetings about how to use hashtags. After work you get so blackout drunk you can't remember the circumstances which have led you to waking up next to your colleague. The next day you stay in bed, scrolling through your social media feeds and wondering why everyone else seems to be achieving so much. Then you hear about Life on Nyx, a programme that offers the chance to move to another planet and start a new, meaningful way of life. But there's a caveat: if you go, you can never come back. ____________________________________________ 'An acute satire of our social media-dominated times and a haunting examination of depression and anxiety rendered in diamond sharp prose' i 'Sauma has the horrors of the workplace nailed with satirical precision' Sunday Times Culture 'Weird, wonderful and beautifully written' Daily Mail 'For fans of Black Mirror' Elle 'Millennial angst meets sci-fi' Stylist 'Uplifting, unputdownable and mordantly funny' Sharlene Teo, author of Ponti

All I Ever Wanted

All I Ever Wanted
Author: Vikki Wakefield
Publsiher: Text Publishing
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2011-06-27
ISBN 10: 1921834382
ISBN 13: 9781921834387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All I Ever Wanted Book Review:

Winner of the Adelaide Festival Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction, 2012. Over the nine days before her seventeenth birthday, Mim's life turns upside down. In the end, the same things look entirely different. Rule number one: I will not turn out like my mother. Mim knows what she wants, and where she wants to go. Anywhere but home-in a dead suburb and with a mother who won't get off the couch. Her two older brothers are in prison, so now Mim has to retrieve a lost package for her mother. Does this make her a drug runner? She's set herself rules to live by, but she's starting to break them. And she can't seem to find answers to all the new questions: Why is the monster dog Gargoyle hidden in the back shed? Why is the boy she sent Valentines to for years now suddenly a creep? And who is the mysterious girl next door who moans at night? Vikki Wakefield's first young adult novel, All I Ever Wanted, won the 2012 Adelaide Festival Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction, as did her second novel, Friday Brown, in 2014. Friday Brown was also an Honour Book, Children's Book Council of Australia, 2013. Among other awards, it was shortlisted for the prestigious Prime Minister's Awards, 2013. Her new novel, Inbetween Days, will be published in October 2015. Vikki lives in the Adelaide foothills with her family. 'One of the most memorable YA books I've ever read. Original, real, startling and beautiful.' Cath Crowley, author of Graffiti Moon 'One of the best debut novels I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Vikki Wakefield has gifted the Australian Publishing world, and readers of Young Adult Fiction, a superior tale, full to brimming with formidable characters and an exquisite protagonist.' The Book Gryffin 'While it's both a thriller and a gritty romance, for me All I Ever Wanted is first and foremost a sparkling journey into hope. As the story drives toward its surprising conclusion, we're left as stunned as Mim as she discovers "that there are so many ways to tell a person you love them." I loved this book.' Paul Griffin '[An] absorbing young adult novel...Despite the grim setting, the characters are richly and lovingly drawn with smart-mouthed, determined Mim a particular delight. At the core of the book is the idea that things (and people) are not what they seem. It's nothing new as a concept, but it's executed with winningly original style, wit and heart. Think Underbelly meets Hating Alison Ashley.' Big Issue 'Vikki Wakefield's first novel walks the tightrope between fate and human agency. Despair is leavened by shards of hope; this is not Young Adult literature that peddles misery or wallows in a nihilistic fug. Mim is one of those resilient protagonists who still wields a degree of control over her life....Like her protagonist, Wakefield plays with the reader's prejudices. Little by little, the restrictive labels forced on various characters are seen to be products of convenience or carelessness, rather than truth...All I Ever Wanted is a thoughtful and impressive debut, and Wakefield a talent to watch.' Australian Book Review 'A beautifully-written account of one young girl trying to claw her way out of the circumstances into which she was born...It's a story about daring to dream and the transformative power of hope.' Sunday Tasmanian

All I Ever Wanted

All I Ever Wanted
Author: Kathy Valentine
Publsiher: University of Texas Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-04-09
ISBN 10: 1477312331
ISBN 13: 9781477312339
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All I Ever Wanted Book Review:

At twenty-one, Kathy Valentine was at the Whisky in Los Angeles when she met a guitarist from a fledgling band called the Go-Go’s—and the band needed a bassist. The Go-Go’s became the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play instruments themselves, write their own songs, and have a number one album. Their debut, Beauty and the Beat, spent six weeks at the top of the Billboard 200 and featured the hit songs “We Got the Beat” and “Our Lips Are Sealed.” The record's success brought the pressures of a relentless workload and schedule culminating in a wild, hazy, substance-fueled tour that took the band from the club circuit to arenas, where fans, promoters, and crew were more than ready to keep the party going. For Valentine, the band's success was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream—but it’s only part of her story. All I Ever Wanted traces the path that took her from her childhood in Texas—where she all but raised herself—to the height of rock ‘n’ roll stardom, devastation after the collapse of the band that had come to define her, and the quest to regain her sense of self after its end. Valentine also speaks candidly about the lasting effects of parental betrayal, abortion, rape, and her struggles with drugs and alcohol—and the music that saved her every step of the way. Populated with vivid portraits of Valentine’s interactions during the 1980s with musicians and actors from the Police and Rod Stewart to John Belushi and Rob Lowe, All I Ever Wanted is a deeply personal reflection on a life spent in music.

When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough

When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough
Author: Harold Kushner
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2002-01
ISBN 10: 0743234731
ISBN 13: 9780743234733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough Book Review:

With the same compassion and wisdom that powered his phenomenal bestseller When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner addresses a need that is universal and timeless -- the wish for a meaningful life. Why is it that, after attaining many of our goals, we are left with a sense that something vital is missing? In his deeply inspiring bestseller, Rabbi Kushner shows us how to live as human beings are meant to. He guides us to a heightened sense of joy, purpose, and meaning, and helps us to redirect our energies toward goals that will bring us lasting happiness and true fulfillment.

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 9781429926539
ISBN 13: 1429926538
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heart of the Matter Book Review:

"Giffin excels at creating complex characters and stories that ask us to explore what we really want from our lives."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tessa Russo is the mother of two young children and the wife of a renowned pediatric surgeon. Despite her own mother's warnings, Tessa has recently given up her career to focus on her family and the pursuit of domestic happiness. From the outside, she seems destined to live a charmed life. Valerie Anderson is an attorney and single mother to six-year-old Charlie--a boy who has never known his father. After too many disappointments, she has given up on romance--and even to some degree, friendships--believing that it is always safer not to expect too much. Although both women live in the same Boston suburb, the two have relatively little in common aside from a fierce love for their children. But one night, a tragic accident causes their lives to converge in ways no one could have imagined. In alternating, pitch-perfect points of view, Emily Giffin's Heart of the Matter creates a moving, luminous story of good people caught in untenable circumstances. Each being tested in ways they never thought possible. Each questioning everything they once believed. And each ultimately discovering what truly matters most.

All I Ever Wanted Was a B Cup

All I Ever Wanted Was a B Cup
Author: Mary Lee DeWitt Baker
Publsiher: Bookstand Publishing
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2012-12-01
ISBN 10: 9781618633682
ISBN 13: 1618633686
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All I Ever Wanted Was a B Cup Book Review:

This funny showgirl's memoir takes readers behind the curtain, and straight into the dressing room. Mary Lee DeWitt Baker started out as a flat-chested dreamer competing in the world of show business, where perfection is the norm. She endured and overcame battles with bullying and repeated rejection. She shares her most intimate and epic wardrobe malfunction, which led to a life-changing decision. This author loves to share a good laugh, and gives witty inside tips like how to survive a five-show day, balance an oversized headdress, and audition do's and don'ts. And, above all, in the event of a missing bear paw, runaway sheep, or chronic bronchitis, Ladies and Gentlemen...THE SHOW MUST GO ON!

All She Ever Wanted

All She Ever Wanted
Author: Lynn Austin
Publsiher: Bethany House
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2005-10-01
ISBN 10: 9781441202758
ISBN 13: 1441202757
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All She Ever Wanted Book Review:

All She Ever Wanted is the emotion-packed story of three generations of women: Kathleen, her mother, Eleanor, and her grandmother, Fiona. Each woman left home to escape her family's past and to start a new life. Kathleen has been estranged from her family for 35 years, and she is torn between the need to forgive and the urge to forget. Hoping to find answers that will patch the wounds of her tattered heart and salvage her relationship with her daughter, Kathleen embarks on a journey into her family's mysterious past.

Borrowed & Blue

Borrowed & Blue
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2015-06-30
ISBN 10: 1466888733
ISBN 13: 9781466888739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Borrowed & Blue Book Review:

A beautifully repackaged bind-up of two of Emily Giffin's beloved bestselling novels Something Borrowed: A novel for every woman who has ever had a complicated love-hate friendship. A hard-working attorney at a large Manhattan firm and a diligent maid of honor to her best friend Darcy, Rachel White has always played by all the rules, quietly accepting the sidekick role to Darcy in their lopsided friendship. But that changes the night that Rachel confesses her feelings to Darcy's fiance, and is both horrified and thrilled to discover that he feels the same way. As the wedding date draws near, events spiral out of control, and Rachel knows she must make a choice between her heart and conscience. In so doing, she discovers that the lines between right and wrong can be blurry, endings aren't always neat, and sometimes you have to risk everything to be true to yourself. Something Blue: A story of betrayal, redemption, and forgiveness. Darcy Rhone has always been able to rely on a few things: Her beauty and charm. Her fiance, Dex. Her best friend, Rachel. She never needed anything else. Or so she thinks until Dex calls off their dream wedding and she uncovers the ultimate betrayal. Blaming everyone but herself, Darcy flees to London and attempts to re-create her glamorous life on a new continent. But to her dismay, she discovers that her tried-and-true tricks no longer apply--and that her luck has finally expired. It is only then that she can begin her journey toward redemption, forgiveness, and true love.

The One & Only

The One & Only
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-05-20
ISBN 10: 0385680430
ISBN 13: 9780385680431
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The One & Only Book Review:

In her eagerly awaited new novel, beloved New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both. Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her entire life in Walker, Texas—a small college town that lives and dies by football, a passion she unabashedly shares. Raised alongside her best friend, Lucy, the daughter of Walker’s legendary head coach, Clive Carr, Shea was too devoted to her hometown team to leave. Instead she stayed in Walker for college, even taking a job in the university athletic department after graduation, where she has remained for more than a decade. But when an unexpected tragedy strikes the tight-knit Walker community, Shea’s comfortable world is upended, and she begins to wonder if the life she’s chosen is really enough for her. As she finally gives up her safety net to set out on an unexpected path, Shea discovers unsettling truths about the people and things she has always trusted most—and is forced to confront her deepest desires, fears, and secrets. Thoughtful, funny, and brilliantly observed, The One & Only is a luminous novel about finding your passion, following your heart, and, most of all, believing in something bigger than yourself . . . the one and only thing that truly makes life worth living.

The Lies That Bind

The Lies That Bind
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2020-06-02
ISBN 10: 0385689748
ISBN 13: 9780385689748
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Lies That Bind Book Review:

In the irresistible new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted, a woman is falling hard for a man she's just met when he disappears without a trace on 9/11. It's 2 a.m. in a dive bar on the Lower East Side, May 2001. Cecily figures it's the perfect place to order a beer and try to forget that she's just been dumped by the man she suspects she'll always think of as The One Who Got Away. Her best friend warned her to hunker down and avoid any risk of late-night drunk dialing, and she should have listened, because she's so tempted. . . . "Don't do it," says the guy on the barstool next to her. "Don't call him." He talks her off the ledge, and they have another beer. Then at last call, they toast to "moving on" before going their separate ways. Except as she's about to say goodbye, she decides to ask his name instead. And just like that, her life is changed forever. But has she found her soulmate only to lose him a few months later?

Baby Proof

Baby Proof
Author: Emily Giffin
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-04-01
ISBN 10: 1429904631
ISBN 13: 9781429904636
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Baby Proof Book Review:

Baby Proof Emily Griffin A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love? Claudia Parr has everything going for her. A successful editor at a publishing house in Manhattan, she's also a devoted sister, aunt, and friend. Yet she's never wanted to become a mother--which she discovers is a major hurdle to marriage, something she desperately wants. Then she meets her soul mate Ben who, miraculously, feels the same way about parenthood. The two fall in love and marry, committed to one another and their life of adventure and discovery. All's well until one of them has a change of heart. Someone wants a baby after all. This is the witty, heartfelt story about what happens to the perfect couple when they suddenly want different things and there is no compromise. It's about deciding what is most important in life and wagering everything to get it. And most of all, it's about the things we will--and won't--do for love.

All I Ever Wanted

All I Ever Wanted
Author: Kristan Higgins
Publsiher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2014-03-01
ISBN 10: 1460327136
ISBN 13: 9781460327135
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All I Ever Wanted Book Review:

TURNING THIRTY HAS ITS UPS AND DOWNS… For Callie Grey, coming to grips with her age means facing the fact that her boyfriend-slash-boss is way overdue with a marriage proposal. And that she's way off track, because Mark has suddenly announced his engagement to the company's new Miss Perfect. If that isn't bad enough, her mom decides to throw her a Big Three-Oh birthday bash…in the family funeral home. Bad goes to worse when Callie stirs up a relationship with the town's single—yet not so warm and fuzzy—veterinarian, in order to flag Mark's attention. So what if Ian McFarland is more comfortable with animals? So what if he's formal, orderly and just a bit tense? Friendly, fun-loving and spontaneous Callie decides it's time for Ian to get a personality makeover. But, dang—if he doesn't shock the heck out of her, she might actually fall for Georgebury, Vermont's unlikeliest eligible bachelor….

Summary of All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin: Conversation Starters

Summary of All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin: Conversation Starters
Author: Paul Adams /. Bookhabits
Publsiher: Blurb
Total Pages: 68
Release: 2018-07-25
ISBN 10: 9781388191184
ISBN 13: 1388191180
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Summary of All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin: Conversation Starters Book Review:

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin: Conversation Starters Nina takes pride that she and her wealthy husband raised their son Finch as a good man. Having grown up in a small town without the affluence she now enjoys, she is living the life others could only dream of. But when her Princeton-bound son gets embroiled in a photo incident showing a semi-nude high school girl, she suddenly gives her perfect life a reassessment. Is she truly married to a nice and loving man? Is her son the good boy she always thought him to be? What will she do if they are not? All We Ever Wanted is the latest book of Emily Giffin, author of bestselling novels that tackle modern day women's issues, making her the Jane Austen of these times. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.