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  • Jodi Picoult

    From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult comes a compelling and disturbing novel about a prep school teacher accused of rape by a group of young girls, the woman who stands by him, and the repercussions of the case in a small, New England town where the past is only a heartbeat away. Love can redeem a man...but secrets and lies can condemn him. A handsome stranger comes to the sleepy New England town of Salem Falls in hopes of burying his past: Once a teacher at a girls' prep school, Jack St. Bride was destroyed when a student's crush sparked a powder keg of accusation. Now, washing dishes for Addie Peabody at the Do-Or-Diner, he slips quietly into his new routine, and...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of modern classics such as My Sister’s Keeper and Small Great Things weaves a “richly textured and engaging” (The Boston Globe) tale that explores what happens when a young woman’s past—a past she didn’t even know she had—catches up to her just in time to threaten her future. How do you recover the past when it was never yours to lose? Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her beloved father, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiancé, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Fans of Picoult's fluent and absorbing storytelling will welcome her new novel, which, like Harvesting the Heart, explores family dynamics and the intricacies of motherhood, and concludes, as did The Pact, with tense courtroom drama. In the small town of New Canaan, N.H., 33-year-old Mariah discovers that her husband, Colin, is having an affair. Years ago, his cheating drove Mariah to attempt suicide and Colin had her briefly committed to an institution. Now Mariah's facing divorce and again fighting depression, when her eight-year-old daughter, Faith, suddenly acquires an imaginary friend. Soon this friend is telling the girl how to bring her grandmother back from the dead and how to cure...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Zwei Herzen zwischen Magie und Realität... 'Hilf mir!' Delilah kann es kaum fassen, als sie diese Nachricht in ihrem Lieblingsbuch findet. Oliver, der umwerfend gut aussehende Held der Geschichte, hat diese Worte extra für sie in den Felsen geritzt. Zuerst hält sie sich für verrückt, doch schnell stellen Delilah und Oliver fest, dass sie über die Grenzen der Buchseiten hinweg miteinander sprechen können. Und damit nicht genug: Oliver vertraut Delilah an, dass er raus möchte aus seiner Buchwelt: Das echte Leben interessiert ihn! Und sowieso findet er Delilah süß und würde sie zu gerne küssen ... Und Delilah? Die hat sich schon längst in Oliver verguckt und ist begeistert von der...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Eine junge Frau auf der Suche nach ihrer Identität Als Page den Medizinstudenten Nicholas kennenlernt, ist es die ganz große Liebe. Die junge Frau fühlt sich endlich angenommen. Ihre Mutter hatte sie im Alter von fünf Jahren verlassen, was zu einer tiefen Verletzung führte. Als das erste Kind geboren wird, sind die Selbstzweifel jedoch wieder da: Kann sie überhaupt eine gute Mutter sein? Sie fühlt sich gezwungen, ihre eigenen Wünsche komplett zurückzustellen. Emotional und physisch völlig erschöpft und unfähig, sich ihrem Mann mitzuteilen, verlässt sie schließlich ihn und das Baby, um nach ihrer Mutter zu suchen, in der Hoffnung, bei ihr die Antworten auf ihr Leben zu finden -...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Der neue Bestseller von Jodi Picoult! 'Nach fünf künstlichen Befruchtungen - sowohl mit frischem als auch mit gefrorenem Sperma - haben wir unsere gesamten Ersparnisse aufgebraucht, und unsere Kreditkarten sind am Anschlag.' Als ihre Ehe mit Max zerbricht, findet Zoe Trost in der Musik. Durch ihre Arbeit als Musiktherapeutin lernt sie Vanessa kennen. Aus der Freundschaft zwischen den beiden Frauen wird bald Liebe. Zoe will ihr Leben mit Vanessa teilen. Die beiden Frauen träumen von einem gemeinsamen Kind. Doch Max tut alles, um dieses Familienglück zu verhindern. Er sucht Rat bei einer radikalen christlichen Gemeinde. Diese kämpft seit Jahren gegen Homosexualität und will nicht...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta, her parents are devastated—she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows, a lifetime of pain. In this provocative story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, “Picoult writes with unassuming brilliance” (Stephen King). Every expectant parent will tell you that they don’t want a perfect baby, just a healthy one. Charlotte and Sean O’Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby, too, if they’d been given the choice. Instead, their lives are made up of sleepless nights, mounting bills, the pitying stares of “luckier” parents, and maybe worst of all, the what-ifs. What if...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and the modern classics My Sister’s Keeper, The Storyteller, and more, comes a “complex, compassionate, and smart” (The Washington Post) novel about a family torn apart by a murder accusation. When your son can’t look you in the eye…does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. He has a special focus on one subject—forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he’s always showing up...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light comes a “powerful” (The Washington Post) novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MARIE CLAIRE Everything changes in a single moment for Dawn Edelstein. She’s on a plane when the flight attendant makes an announcement: Prepare for a crash landing. She braces herself as thoughts flash through her mind. The shocking thing is, the thoughts are not of her husband but of a man she last saw fifteen years ago: Wyatt Armstrong. Dawn, miraculously, survives the crash, but so do all the doubts that have...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Small Great Things and The Book of Two Ways comes “a powerfully evocative story of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit” (Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Malibu Rising) Rights sold to Netflix for adaptation as a feature film • Named One of the Best Books of the Year by She Reads Diana O’Toole is perfectly on track. She will be married by thirty, done having kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art auction world. She’s an associate specialist at Sotheby’s now, but her boss has hinted at a...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    From the bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper comes the riveting story of a murder that shatters the picturesque calm of Amish country -- and tests the heart and soul of the lawyer defending the woman at the center of the storm. The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes Lancaster County to its core. But the police investigation leads to a more shocking disclosure: circumstantial evidence suggests that eighteen-year-old Katie Fisher, an unmarried Amish woman believed to be the newborn's mother, took the child's life. When Ellie Hathaway, a disillusioned big-city attorney, comes to Paradise, Pennsylvania, to defend Katie, two cultures collide -- and for the first time in...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    The compelling Number One bestseller from the author of MY SISTER'S KEEPER and KEEPING FAITH. A woman wakes to find herself in a graveyard, hurt and bleeding, her memory wiped clean. She doesn't know what she's doing there - or even who she is. She is rescued by a police officer, himself a newcomer to Los Angeles. After days of waiting, she is taken by complete surprise when she is finally identified by Alex Rivers, Hollywood's biggest movie star - and her husband. Cassie is dazzled and bewildered by the fairytale in which she suddenly finds herself. But everything is not quite right, and there is something dark and disturbing behind this glamorous facade. It is only as her memory...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    The Golds and the Hartes, neighbors for eighteen years, have always been inseparable. So have their children-and it's no surprise that in high school, Chris and Emily's friendship blossoms into something more. And then, suddenly, unimaginable tragedy strikes, threatening the bonds that had seemed so indestructible. When midnight calls from the hospital come in, no one is ready for the truth. Emily is dead at seventeen from a gunshot wound to the head. There's a single unspent bullet in the gun that Chris pilfered from his father's cabinet-a bullet that Chris tells police he intended for himself. But a local detective has doubts about the suicide pact that Chris describes. This...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Anna ha nacido con un propOsito muy especIfico. NaciO porque un cientIfico manipulO la conexiOn entre el Ovulo de su madre y el esperma de su padre para crear una combinaciOn especIfica de precioso material genEtico, con el propOsito de salvar a su hermana que padece de leucemia mieloide. Anna es la tabla de salvaciOn de su hermana Kate, pero no esta dispuesta a seguir donando sus Organos para salvar la vida de su hermana. Una serie de planteamientos Eticos, familiares y morales que desgarran los cimientos de una familia por el bien de uno de ellos. Una historia muy humana, una familia devastada por la enfermedad de Kate y un juicio con un veredicto...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Sage Singer has a past that makes her want to hide from the world. But when she strikes up an unlikely friendship with Josef Weber, a quiet old man and respected pillar of the community, she feels that finally, she may have found someone she can open up to. Until Josef tells her the evil secret he's kept for sixty...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    To the outside world, they seem to have it all. Cassie Barrett, a renowned anthropologist, and Alex Rivers, one of Hollywood's hottest actors, met on the set of a motion picture in Africa. They shared childhood tales, toasted the future, and declared their love in a fairy-tale wedding. But when they return to California, something alters the picture of their perfect marriage. A frightening pattern is taking shape-a cycle of hurt, denial, and promises, thinly veiled by glamour. Torn between fear and something that resembles love, Cassie wrestles with questions she never dreamed she would face: How can she leave? Then again, how can she...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Cameron MacDonald has spent his life guided by duty. As the police chief of a small Massachusetts town that has been home to generations of his Scottish clan, he is bound to the town's residents by blood and honour. Yet when his cousin Jamie arrives at the police station with the body of his wife and the bald confession that he's killed her, Cam immediately places him under arrest. The situation isn't as clear to Cam's wife, Allie. While she is devoted to her husband, she finds herself siding against Cam, seduced by the picture James paints of a man so in love with a woman that he'd grant all her wishes. Even the one that meant takins her...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    From the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author whom USA TODAY calls a “master of the page-turner,” comes the spectacular story of a woman’s complex quest to form a family. Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen. Music has set the tone for most of Zoe Baxter’s life. There’s the melody that reminds her of the summer she spent rubbing baby oil on her stomach in pursuit of the perfect tan. A dance beat that makes her think of using a fake ID to slip into a nightclub. A dirge that marked the years she spent trying to get pregnant. For better or for worse, music is the language of memory. It is also the language of...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Als im Mercy-West Haven Hospital in Connecticut ein Neugeborenes nach einem Routineeingriff stirbt, scheint schnell klar zu sein, wer daran schuld ist: Ruth Jefferson, die dunkelhäutige Säuglingsschwester, der untersagt war, das Baby anzufassen. Und nicht nur Turk Bauer, der rassistische Vater des Kindes, hält Ruth für verantwortlich ... Es folgt ein nervenaufreibendes Verfahren in dem Ruth zum Glück auf die Hilfe der engagierten Pflichtverteidigerin Kennedy McQuarrie zählen kann. Eine berührende Geschichte, die vor allem eines offenbart: den alltäglichen Rassismus, der in unserer modernen westlichen Welt noch lange nicht überwunden ist...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Jacob Hunt hasst die Farbe Orange. Und er hasst es, wenn sein gewohnter Tagesablauf gestört wird. Routinen sind für ihn lebensichtig, denn er leidet unter dem Asperger-Syndrom, einer autistischen Störung. Deshalb kocht Emma, seine Mutter, montags nur grüne Speisen und dienstags rote. Und längst hat sie Jacobs Besessenheit für Kriminaltechnik akzeptiert. Doch dann wird seine Erzieherin Jess erschlagen aufgefunden, und Jacob wird des Mordes an der jungen Frau verdächtigt. Die mühsam erkämpfte 'Normalität' in Emmas kleiner Familie bricht zusammen. Jacob muss sich vor Gericht verantworten. Alle Beweise sprechen gegen ihn. Doch Emma nimmt den Kampf auf. Denn es geht darum,...read more