The Guest List

The Guest List
Author: Lucy Foley
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-06-02
ISBN 10: 0062868950
ISBN 13: 9780062868954
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Guest List Book Review:

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST THRILLERS OF 2020 “I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness I get from curling up with a classic Christie...The alternating points of view keep you guessing, and guessing wrong.” — Alex Michaelides, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient "Evok[es] the great Agatha Christie classics…Pay close attention to seemingly throwaway details about the characters’ pasts. They are all clues.” -- New York Times Book Review A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller reminiscent of Agatha Christie from the New York Times bestselling author of The Hunting Party. The bride – The plus one – The best man – The wedding planner – The bridesmaid – The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It’s a wedding for a magazine, or for a celebrity: the designer dress, the remote location, the luxe party favors, the boutique whiskey. The cell phone service may be spotty and the waves may be rough, but every detail has been expertly planned and will be expertly executed. But perfection is for plans, and people are all too human. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. The groomsmen begin the drinking game from their school days. The bridesmaid not-so-accidentally ruins her dress. The bride’s oldest (male) friend gives an uncomfortably caring toast. And then someone turns up dead. Who didn’t wish the happy couple well? And perhaps more important, why?

The Hunting Party

The Hunting Party
Author: Lucy Foley
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-02-12
ISBN 10: 0062868926
ISBN 13: 9780062868923
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hunting Party Book Review:

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “My favorite kind of whodunit, kept me guessing all the way through, and reminiscent of Agatha Christie at her best -- with an extra dose of acid.” -- Alex Michaelides, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Silent Patient Everyone's invited...everyone's a suspect... During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began as students ten years ago. For this vacation, they’ve chosen an idyllic and isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands—the perfect place to get away and unwind by themselves. The trip begins innocently enough: admiring the stunning if foreboding scenery, champagne in front of a crackling fire, and reminiscences about the past. But after a decade, the weight of secret resentments has grown too heavy for the group’s tenuous nostalgia to bear. Amid the boisterous revelry of New Year’s Eve, the cord holding them together snaps, just as a historic blizzard seals the lodge off from the outside world. Two days later, on New Year’s Day, one of them is dead. . . and another of them did it. Keep your friends close, the old adage says. But how close is too close? DON'T BE LEFT OUT. JOIN THE PARTY NOW.

Life on the Guest List

Life on the Guest List
Author: Laurel Federbush
Publsiher: Trafford Publishing
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 1412000270
ISBN 13: 9781412000277
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life on the Guest List Book Review:

Iris, a lonely American classical harp student living in Toronto, becomes entranced with a bohemian group of rock musicians, particularly the enigmatically seductive guitarist Mink Lasher, who may or may not have supernatural powers. An obsessed but harmless groupie, Iris witnesses the heartrending dissolution of Mink's relationship with singer Ruby Treece, and follows him on his journey through various girlfriends and bands to a point of self-realization which ultimately transforms Iris as well. This novel was inspired by the fascinating musicians connected with the 1980's Toronto band Pukka Orchestra ­ most notably, ace guitarist Neil Chapman.

God s Guest List

God s Guest List
Author: Debbie Macomber
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2011-08-02
ISBN 10: 143919064X
ISBN 13: 9781439190647
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

God s Guest List Book Review:

Reveals the secrets to welcoming people into one's life who will be positive influences on values and character, and how those with negative influence have also helped through prompting strength and resilience.

The Guest Book

The Guest Book
Author: Sarah Blake
Publsiher: Flatiron Books
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2019-05-07
ISBN 10: 1250110262
ISBN 13: 9781250110268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Guest Book Book Review:

Instant New York Times Bestseller Longlisted for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence 2020 New England Society Book Award Winner for Fiction “The Guest Book is monumental in a way that few novels dare attempt.” —The Washington Post The thought-provoking new novel by New York Times bestselling author Sarah Blake An exquisitely written, poignant family saga that illuminates the great divide, the gulf that separates the rich and poor, black and white, Protestant and Jew. Spanning three generations, The Guest Book deftly examines the life and legacy of one unforgettable family as they navigate the evolving social and political landscape from Crockett’s Island, their family retreat off the coast of Maine. Blake masterfully lays bare the memories and mistakes each generation makes while coming to terms with what it means to inherit the past.

The Guest List

The Guest List
Author: Lucy Foley
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-02
ISBN 10: 9780008297176
ISBN 13: 0008297177
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Guest List Book Review:

A REMOTE ISLAND. AN INVITATION TO DIE FOR. A gripping, twisty murder mystery thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Hunting Party. 'Lucy Foley is really very clever' Anthony Horowitz 'Thrilling' The Times 'A classic whodunnit' Kate Mosse 'Sharp and atmospheric and addictive' Louise Candlish 'A furiously twisty thriller' Clare Mackintosh 'Secrets and lies at every turn' Sarah Pinborough On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year - the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends. Past grudges. Happy families. Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests. One body. The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island, everyone is trapped. All have a secret. All have a motive. One guest won't leave this wedding alive . . .

The Guest List

The Guest List
Author: Fern Michaels
Publsiher: Zebra Books
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9781420108446
ISBN 13: 1420108441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Guest List Book Review:

Abby Michaels is delighted as her first book is published, surgery removes a scarring birthmark, she finds a new man, and she is reunited with her sister, but secrets from the past and an unknown enemy could destroy her happiness.

The Invitation

The Invitation
Author: Lucy Foley
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-08-02
ISBN 10: 0316272922
ISBN 13: 9780316272926
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Invitation Book Review:

From the author of The Guest List, an evocative love story set along the Italian Riviera about a group of charismatic stars who all have secrets and pasts they try desperately -- and dangerously -- to hide. Rome, 1953: Hal, an itinerant journalist flailing in the post-war darkness, has come to the Eternal City to lose himself and to seek absolution for the thing that haunts him. One evening he finds himself on the steps of a palazzo, walking into a world of privilege and light. Here, on a rooftop above the city, he meets the mysterious Stella. Hal and Stella are from different worlds, but their connection is magnetic. Together, they escape the crowded party and imagine a different life, even if it's just for a night. Yet Stella vanishes all too quickly, and Hal is certain their paths won't cross again. But a year later they are unexpectedly thrown together, after Hal receives an invitation he cannot resist. An Italian Contessa asks him to assist on a trip of a lifetime -- acting as a reporter on a tremendous yacht, skimming its way along the Italian coast toward Cannes film festival, the most famous artists and movie stars of the day gathered to promote a new film. Of all the luminaries aboard -- an Italian ingénue, an American star, a reclusive director -- only one holds Hal in thrall: Stella. And while each has a past that belies the gilded surface, Stella has the most to hide. As Hal's obsession with Stella grows, he becomes determined to bring back the girl she once was, the girl who's been confined to history. An irresistibly entertaining and atmospheric novel set in some of the world's most glamorous locales, The Invitation is a sultry love story about the ways in which the secrets of the past stay with us -- no matter how much we try to escape them.

Please Take Me Off the Guest List

Please Take Me Off the Guest List
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Akashic Books
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2010-08-24
ISBN 10: 1617750778
ISBN 13: 9781617750779
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Please Take Me Off the Guest List Book Review:

"For those who've never had the opportunity to party like a rock star and felt like they were missing out, Please Take Me Off the Guest List' may very well smooth over those regrets." --The New York Times T Magazine, Men's Fashion issue "It's a gorgeous book, but there's more to it than that. Wakefield is a designer; she juxtaposed Zinner's photos with Lipez's stories of life in the rock and roll gutter in a really unique way. There is literally no way you could make this book into a satisfying e-book. It's a beautiful artifact." --The Stranger In this outstanding collaboration, Nick Zinner's photographs evoke the world he travels with his band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, while Zachary Lipez's essays recount his adventures as a bartender, drug abuser, bookstore clerk, metal fan, miserable adolescent, and relentless skirt chaser. The book is designed by Zinner's and Lipez's longtime collaborator, book artist Stacy Wakefield. Nick Zinner plays guitar in the three-time Grammy-nominated rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs and other collaborative projects. His photos have been exhibited all over the world. He lives in New York City. Zachary Lipez sings in the band Freshkills, tends bar at Beauty Bar Brooklyn, and deejays all over New York City. His writing appears on Vol.1 blog. Stacy Wakefield worked as design director for Index magazine, Artforum, and Bookforum. She now lives in the Catskills where she designs art books.

The Memory Wood

The Memory Wood
Author: Sam Lloyd
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-03-10
ISBN 10: 0385694849
ISBN 13: 9780385694841
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Memory Wood Book Review:

"I was pulled into The Memory Wood from the very first page—it grabs you by the throat and doesn't let you go" —Shari Lapena, #1 bestselling author of The Couple Next Door A heart-stopping, chilling thriller about an abducted girl, the boy who can save her and the terrifying cat-and-mouse game of deception and betrayal that they are playing. "If you've only just arrived . . . then why do you want to leave?" Elissa arrived in Memory Wood on the most important day of her life. The thirteen-year-old chess prodigy was competing at the English Youth Grand Prix when she was snatched, and then woke up in a makeshift cell underground. Elijah has lived beside Memory Wood for as long as he can remember. He's only twelve but he's spent his life so far exploring every inch of it, and that's how he finds Elissa. When he appears in her cell, Elissa assumes Elijah will help her; that he'll go to the police and give them the answers they desperately need. But Elijah doesn't want her to leave. As her abductor's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, Elijah's company is soon her only source of relief and Elissa realizes that this strange, lonely boy is her one hope for survival. Drawing on all her resilience and powers of logic to outwit him, their deadly game of cat and mouse, of deception and betrayal, but also their bond of friendship, will determine both their fates. . . .

The Book Of Lost And Found

The Book Of Lost And Found
Author: Lucy Foley
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2015-04-21
ISBN 10: 144343437X
ISBN 13: 9781443434379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book Of Lost And Found Book Review:

Young photographer Kate is reeling from the recent death of her mother, an orphan who became a celebrated ballerina. Grieving and lonely, Kate's only close companion is her ailing adoptive grandmother, Evie. Then Evie reveals a terrible secret, one that prompts Kate to rediscover a family history she had thought lost forever. The story Kate discovers is one tightly interwoven with 20th-century history; from the heady days of the Roaring Twenties, through the economic crash and political tension of the '30s, to the grim reality of the war. But it is also the story of a couple deeply in love, separated by the events that supersede them and the rigid expectations of family. Moving between London, New York, Paris, Venice and Corsica, this is a story of love across borders and generations, and of what might have been.

Firewatching

Firewatching
Author: Russ Thomas
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-02-25
ISBN 10: 0525542043
ISBN 13: 9780525542049
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Firewatching Book Review:

"A pitch-perfect blend of the best of the old and the best of the new--all the traditional strengths and charms are here, with a fresh and relevant twenty first-century edge. I loved it."--Lee Child A taut and ambitious police procedural debut introducing Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler, a cold case reviewer who lands a high-profile murder investigation, only to find the main suspect is his recent one-night stand . . . When financier Gerald Cartwright disappeared from his home six years ago, it was assumed he'd gone on the run from his creditors. But then a skeleton is found bricked up in the cellar of Cartwright's burned-out mansion, and it becomes clear Gerald never left alive. As the sole representative of South Yorkshire's Cold Case Review Unit, Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler is not expected to get results, but he knows this is the case that might finally kick start his floundering career. Luckily, he already has a suspect. Unluckily, that suspect is Cartwright's son, the man Tyler slept with the night before. Keeping his possible conflict-of-interest under wraps, Tyler digs into the case alongside Amina Rabbani, an ambitious young Muslim constable and a fellow outsider seeking to prove herself on the force. Soon their investigation will come up against close-lipped townsfolk, an elderly woman with dementia who's receiving mysterious threats referencing a past she can't remember, and an escalating series of conflagrations set by a troubled soul intent on watching the world burn . . .

I Thought I Knew You

I Thought I Knew You
Author: Penny Hancock
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019-03-07
ISBN 10: 1509867880
ISBN 13: 9781509867882
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I Thought I Knew You Book Review:

For fans of He Said/She Said and Anatomy of a Scandal, Penny Hancock’s I Thought I Knew You is about secrets and lies – and whose side you take when it really matters. Who do you know better? Your oldest friend? Or your child? And who should you believe when one accuses the other of an abhorrent crime? Jules and Holly have been best friends since university. They tell each other everything, trading revelations and confessions, and sharing both the big moments and the small details of their lives: Holly is the only person who knows about Jules’s affair; Jules was there for Holly when her husband died. And their two children – just four years apart – have grown up together. So when Jules’s daughter Saffie makes a rape allegation against Holly’s son Saul, neither woman is prepared for the devastating impact this will have on their friendship or their families. Especially as Holly, in spite of her principles, refuses to believe her son is guilty.

The Dinner List

The Dinner List
Author: Rebecca Serle
Publsiher: Flatiron Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-09-11
ISBN 10: 1250295203
ISBN 13: 9781250295200
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dinner List Book Review:

Delicious but never indulgent, sweet with just the right amount of bitter, Rebecca Serle's The Dinner List is a romance for our times. Bon appetit! A Bustle Book Club Selection “I have five words for Rebecca Serle’s The Dinner List: wistful, delicious, romantic, magical, love.” —Gabrielle Zevin, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry and Young Jane Young “We’ve been waiting for an hour.” That’s what Audrey says. She states it with a little bit of an edge, her words just bordering on cursive. That’s the thing I think first. Not: Audrey Hepburn is at my birthday dinner, but Audrey Hepburn is annoyed.” At one point or another, we’ve all been asked to name five people, living or dead, with whom we’d like to have dinner. Why do we choose the people we do? And what if that dinner was to actually happen? These are the questions Rebecca Serle contends with in her utterly captivating novel, The Dinner List, a story imbued with the same delightful magical realism as One Day, and the life-changing romance of Me Before You. When Sabrina arrives at her thirtieth birthday dinner she finds at the table not just her best friend, but also three significant people from her past, and well, Audrey Hepburn. As the appetizers are served, wine poured, and dinner table conversation begins, it becomes clear that there’s a reason these six people have been gathered together.

Putting God on the Guest List

Putting God on the Guest List
Author: Jeffrey K. Salkin,William H. Lebeau
Publsiher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 1580232221
ISBN 13: 9781580232227
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Putting God on the Guest List Book Review:

Updated resources for parents seeking more information about modern Jewish theology, holidays, and lifecycle events, and Jewish concepts and terminology accompany an updated list of places for tzedakah and information about what non-Jews should know about the bar and bat mitzvah service. Reprint.

Pretty Little Wife

Pretty Little Wife
Author: Darby Kane
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2020-12-29
ISBN 10: 0063016419
ISBN 13: 9780063016415
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pretty Little Wife Book Review:

Debut author Darby Kane thrills with this twisty domestic suspense novel that asks one central question: shouldn’t a dead husband stay dead? Lila Ridgefield lives in an idyllic college town, but not everything is what it seems. Lila isn’t what she seems. A student vanished months ago. Now, Lila’s husband, Aaron, is also missing. At first these cases are treated as horrible coincidences until it’s discovered the student is really the third of three unexplained disappearances over the last few years. The police are desperate to find the connection, if there even is one. Little do they know they might be stumbling over only part of the truth…. With the small town in an uproar, everyone is worried about the whereabouts of their beloved high school teacher. Everyone except Lila, his wife. She’s definitely confused about her missing husband but only because she was the last person to see his body, and now it’s gone.

An Unwanted Guest

An Unwanted Guest
Author: Shari Lapena
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-08-07
ISBN 10: 0385690800
ISBN 13: 9780385690805
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Unwanted Guest Book Review:

A remote lodge in upstate New York is the perfect winter wonderland getaway . . . until the bodies start piling up. It's winter in the Catskills and the weather outside is frightful, but Mitchell's Inn is so delightful! The cozy lodge nestled deep in the woods is perfect for a relaxing--maybe even romantic--weekend away. The Inn boasts spacious old rooms with huge wood-burning fireplaces, a well-stocked wine cellar and opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or just curling up with a book and someone you love. So when the weather takes a turn for the worse and a blizzard cuts off the electricity--and all contact with the outside world--the guests settle in for the long haul. The power's down but they've got candles, blankets and firewood--a genuine rustic experience! Soon, though, a body turns up--surely an accident. When a second body appears, they start to panic. Then they find a third body. Within the snowed-in paradise, something--or someone--is picking off the guests one by one. They can't leave, and with no cell service, there's no prospect of getting the police in until the weather loosens its icy grip. The weekend getaway has turned deadly. For some couples, it's their first time away. For others, it will be their last. And there's nothing they can do about it but huddle in and hope they can survive the storm.

The Other Woman

The Other Woman
Author: Sandie Jones
Publsiher: Minotaur Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-08-21
ISBN 10: 1250192013
ISBN 13: 9781250192011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Other Woman Book Review:

THE REESE WITHERSPOON X HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "One of the most twisted and entertaining plots."—Reese Witherspoon "Whiplash-inducing."—New York Times Book Review "Such fun you'll cheer [Emily's] chutzpah."—PEOPLE "This thriller will hit close to home."—Refinery29 The most twisty, addictive and gripping debut thriller you'll read this year. HE LOVES YOU: Adam adores Emily. Emily thinks Adam’s perfect, the man she thought she’d never meet. BUT SHE LOVES YOU NOT: Lurking in the shadows is a rival, a woman who shares a deep bond with the man she loves. AND SHE'LL STOP AT NOTHING: Emily chose Adam, but she didn’t choose his mother Pammie. There’s nothing a mother wouldn’t do for her son, and now Emily is about to find out just how far Pammie will go to get what she wants: Emily gone forever. The Other Woman will have you questioning her on every page, in Sandie Jones' chilling psychological suspense about a man, his new girlfriend, and the mother who will not let him go.

Self Obsessed

Self Obsessed
Author: Sina Grace
Publsiher: Image Comics
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-09-30
ISBN 10: 1632156415
ISBN 13: 9781632156419
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Self Obsessed Book Review:

Cartoonist SINA GRACE returns to his roots with his most personal and intimate work since the 2012 charmer NOT MY BAG. Comes with FREE AUDIOBOOK download!

Fate of Eight

Fate of Eight
Author: Dhiraj Singh
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2020-06-22
ISBN 10: 938944926X
ISBN 13: 9789389449266
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fate of Eight Book Review:

“Fate of Eight” is a thriller about eight people whose lives are entwined through the three key milestones of one's life: Birth, Marriage, Death. Diya, Mira, Pratima, Radhika are the four strong ladies with traits designed by God herself, and whose destinies were linked to the unique personalities of four other men – Venkat, Guru, Jagdambe, and Rahim. Birth, marriage, and death are the common and the final destiny points for this chosen group of eight. The four ladies find love amongst the four men but for some the love is reciprocated and for some it is not, and for some it leads to marriage, which might not be lasting! In parallel, there are the natural and some “created” bonds of siblings from within this group – not all of them though survive the trials of destiny! Finally, who in this group of eight will be linked together in the eventual final destination of death? This fast paced entertainer will leave you hooked, and guessing till the last: who are the final three “pairs” amongst the protagonists with the respective “linkages” to birth, marriage, and death!