Автор: Jackson Joshilyn Название: The Opposite of Everyone LP ISBN: 0062440306 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062440303 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 1801 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
A fiercely independent divorce lawyer learns the power of family and connection when she receives a cryptic message from her estranged mother in this bittersweet, witty novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Someone Else s Love Story and gods in Alabama an emotionally resonant tale about the endurance of love and the power of stories to shape and transform our lives
Born in Alabama, Paula Vauss spent the first decade of her life on the road with her free-spirited young mother, Kai, an itinerant storyteller who blended Hindu mythology with southern oral tradition to reinvent their history as they roved. But everything, including Paula s birth name, Kali Jai, changed when she told a story of her own one that landed Kai in prison and Paula in foster care. With the two of them separated, each holding her own secrets, the intense bond they once shared was fractured.
These days, Paula has reincarnated herself as a tough-as-nails divorce attorney with a successful practice in Atlanta. While she hasn t seen Kai in fifteen years, she s still making payments on that karmic debt until the day her last check is returned in the mail, along with a mystifying note: I am going on a journey, Kali. I am going back to my beginning; death is not the end. You will be the end. We will meet again, and there will be new stories. You know how Karma works.
Then Kai s most treasured secret literally lands on Paula s doorstep, throwing her life into chaos and transforming her from only child to older sister. Desperate to find her mother before it s too late, Paula sets off on a journey of discovery that will take her back to the past and into the deepest recesses of her heart. With the help of her ex-lover Birdwine, an intrepid and emotionally volatile private eye who still carries a torch for her, this brilliant woman, an expert at wrecking families, now has to figure out how to put one back together her own.
The Opposite of Everyone is a story about story itself, how the tales we tell connect us, break us, and define us, and how the endings and beginnings we choose can destroy us . . . and make us whole. Laced with sharp humor and poignant insight, it is beloved New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson at her very best.
Acclaim for The Opposite of Everyone
The Opposite of Everyone is so fast-paced, smart, and witty that it s tempting to rush to the end. Don t. Careful readers will be rewarded by the intricate strata of stories both real and mythical that build in artful layers, playing off and enriching each other. Jackson draws from both rural Alabama folklore and the god stories of ancient India, weaving these narratives flawlessly toward a crescendo that is straight out of an O Connor tale inevitable, surprising, and beautifully true in every sense of the word. I loved this book and you will also. Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of At the Water s Edge and Water for Elephants
Joshilyn Jackson has written her most unforgettable character, Paula Vauss. I love her, I hate her, I want to yell at her, then laugh with her, then fight with her before drinking with her. But mostly I want her to be real. And I didn t want her story to end. Like all special books, I feel grateful for having read it. Elaine Lui, founder of Lainey Gossip and author of Listen to the Squawking Chicken
Part twisting suspense, part unflinching exploration of the world of abandoned and exploited girls, this book is tough as nails, narrated by a hard-boiled divorce attorney, Paula Vauss, who learns early how to fight dirty in order to survive. Fierce as Paula is, it is her great and loyal heart that animates these pages, leaving the reader energized and in awe. This is one of those books that keeps you up late reading and distracts you from your day, as you yearn to get back to its pages. I can t recommend it highly enough. Susan Rebecca White, author of A Soft Place to Land
Praise for Someone Else s Love
Автор: Jackson, Joshilyn Название: My Own Miraculous ISBN: 0062307320 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062307323 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 277 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Jackson Joshilyn Название: The Opposite of Everyone ISBN: 0062105698 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062105691 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Рейтинг: Цена: 1108 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Jackson Joshilyn Название: Someone Else`s Love Story ISBN: 0062105663 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062105660 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Рейтинг: Цена: 1039 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Someone Else's Love Story is beloved and highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson's funny, charming, and poignant novel about science and miracles, secrets and truths, faith and forgiveness; about falling in love, and learning that things aren't always what they seem--or what we hope they will be.
Shandi Pierce is juggling finishing college, raising her delightful three-year-old genius son Nathan, aka Natty Bumppo, and keeping the peace between her eternally warring, long-divorced parents. She's got enough complications without getting caught in the middle of a stick-up and falling in love with William Ashe, who willingly steps between the robber and her son.
Shandi doesn't know that her blond god Thor has his own complications. When he looked down the barrel of that gun he believed it was destiny: It's been one year to the day since a tragic act of physics shattered his world. But William doesn't define destiny the way others do. A brilliant geneticist who believes in facts and numbers, destiny to him is about choice. Now, he and Shandi are about to meet their so-called destinies head on, making choices that will reveal unexpected truths about love, life, and the world they think they know.
Автор: Jackson Joshilyn Название: Someone Else`s Love Story ISBN: 0062105655 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062105653 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 1870 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Jackson Joshilyn Название: Someone Else`s Love Story LP ISBN: 0062278495 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062278494 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 1870 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Jackson Joshilyn Название: A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty ISBN: 0446582360 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780446582360 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 1039 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty proves again that Joshilyn Jackson is one of the best writers of the new generation." - Mark Childress
Автор: Jackson, Joshilyn Название: A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty ISBN: 145550727X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781455507276 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 1940 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY is a powerful saga of three generations of women, plagued by hardships and torn by a devastating secret, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of family. Fifteen-year-old Mosey Slocumb-spirited, sassy, and on the cusp of womanhood-is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard, and determined to figure out why it's there. Liza, her stroke-ravaged mother, is haunted by choices she made as a teenager. But it is Jenny, Mosey's strong and big-hearted grandmother, whose maternal love braids together the strands of the women's shared past--and who will stop at nothing to defend their future.
Автор: Jackson, Joshilyn Author Название: A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty ISBN: 1611139929 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781611139921 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 2078 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A stunning new novel by New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson: When a long-hidden grave is unearthed in the backyard, headstrong young Mosey Slocumb is determined to investigate. What she learns could cost her family everything...
Автор: Joshilyn Jackson Название: A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty ISBN: 0446582352 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780446582353 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 1801 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Joshilyn Jackson Название: Backseat Saints ISBN: 0446582379 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780446582377 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 970 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: NY Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson returns with a gripping new novel in her trademark style, following one woman`s struggle to evade certain death at the hands of her abusive husband, while uncovering the family secrets that have held her captive.
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