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  • Jodi Picoult

    For her first-ever YA novel, #1 New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult collaborates with her teenage daughter Samantha van Leer on an exhilarating work of cross-generational appeal. A story of romance, adventure, and humor, Between the Lines features high-schooler and social outsider Delilah, who discovers a charming fairy tale in the school library and can't resist turning to it again and again. But one day she finds the book has hidden depths-and that the story's handsome prince has somehow stepped from the page into her very own...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

    The acclaimed #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a spellbinding tale of a mother's tragic loss and one man's last chance at gaining salvation. Can we save ourselves, or do we rely on others to do it? Is what we believe always the truth? One moment June Nealon was happily looking forward to years full of laughter and adventure with her family, and the next, she was staring into a future that was as empty as her heart. Now her life is a waiting game. Waiting for time to heal her wounds, waiting for justice. In short, waiting for a miracle to happen. For Shay Bourne, life holds no more surprises. The world has given him nothing, and he has nothing to offer the world. In a...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

    Jodi Picoult’s Captivating Second Novel From the New York Times bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper, Lone Wolf, and the forthcoming The Storyteller, Harvesting the Heart is written with astonishing clarity and evocative detail, convincing in its depiction of emotional pain, love, and vulnerability, and recalls the writing of Alice Hoffman and Kristin Hannah. Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who left when she was five. Now, having left her father behind in Chicago for dreams of art school and marriage to an ambitious young doctor, she finds herself with a child of her own. But her mother's absence, and shameful memories of her past, make...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

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    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

  • 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

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    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

    Leaving Home brings together three previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home. The first, “Weights and Measures,” deals with the tragic loss of a child; the second is a nonfiction letter Picoult wrote to her eldest son as he left for college; and “Ritz” tells the story of a mother who takes the vacation all mothers need sometime. “It is impossible not to be held spellbound by the way she forces us to think, hard, about right and wrong.” —The Washington...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Throughout her blockbuster career, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that “not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us” (The Boston Globe). Now, in her highly anticipated new book, she has delivered her most affecting novel yet—and one unlike anything she’s written before.   For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe that she would be abandoned as a young child, Jenna searches for her mother...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    A regular at the #1 spot on the New York Times best-seller list, Jodi Picoult crafts stories about family, love, and redemption. Here Picoult tells the tale of Edward Warren, an estranged son who faces a monumental decision when his father is left comatose after a terrible car accident. Edward wants to terminate life support, but his sister Cara wouldn't think of it. As the dilemma tears the family apart, Edward must examine whether his decision is based in mercy, or if he's subconsciously punishing his father for the fight that drove him to leave home years...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

    New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult has an incredible talent for taking hot-button social issues and weaving them into compelling page-turners. In Mercy, she explores the depths of love in its many forms. Police chief Cameron McDonald has lived in idyllic Wheelock, Massachusetts for most of his life, as has his beloved wife Allie. Their comfortable lives are thrown into tumult, however, when Cam's distant cousin Jamie arrives in town along with his wife's dead body. Jamie admits to the murder-a mercy killing to end the pain caused by a ravaging cancer. And now Cam is torn by his oath to uphold justice and his family obligations as chief of the Scottish McDonald clan. Meanwhile,...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

    Once, Hope Payne was a mermaid, performing at the local theme park and captivating audiences young and old. Today, she's married to a pragmatic marine biologist who has filled the pool in their backyard with flounder for a special study. Before he begins, the fish vanish-echoing a loss Hope alone can understand. She senses there's something underwater, something alive and hungry for more, but is she in too deep to ever resurface? New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult's "Mermaid" is a spellbinding short story about the sacrifice it takes to swim...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Jodi Picoult tells the story of a girl who decides to sue her parents for the rights to her own body in this New York Times bestseller that tackles a controversial subject with grace and explores what it means to be a good person. New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her keen insights into the hearts and minds of real people. Now she tells the emotionally riveting story of a family torn apart by conflicting needs and a passionate love that triumphs over human weakness. Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and Small Great Things pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy. Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens--until the day its complacency is shattered by a school shooting. Josie Cormier, the daughter of the judge sitting on the case, should be the state's best witness, but she can't remember what happened before her very own eyes--or can she? As the trial progresses, fault lines between the high school and the adult community begin to show--destroying the closest of friendships and families. Nineteen Minutes asks what it...read more

  • Jodi Picoult

    A humorous and romantic sequel to Between the Lines. Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-three novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Lone Wolf, Between the Lines, Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle with Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister's Keeper. Samantha van Leer is a sophomore at Vassar College majoring in psychology with a minor in human development. She has four dogs: Alvin, Harvey, Dudley, and Oliver-for whom the prince in this story is...read more