2018.1.29 New Arrivals
AUTHOR : Sarah Pinborough
PUBLISHER : HarperCollins
Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets David. He is young, successful and charming, and Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice, let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife Adele.
Beautiful, elegant and sweet, Louise’s new friend seems perfect in every way. As she becomes obsessed by this flawless couple, entangled in the intricate web of their marriage, they each, in turn, reach out to her. But only when she gets to know them both does she begin to see the cracks. Is David really the man she thought she knew?
AUTHOR : Lola A Akerstrom
PUBLISHER : Headline Home
Perfect for fans of “The Little Book of Hygge” and “Norwegian Wood,” find the balance in life that is just right for you. Let Lola A. Akerstrom, editor in chief of Slow Travel Stockholm, be your companion to all things lagom.
As the Swedish proverb goes, ‘Lagom ar bast’ (the right amount is best). Lagom sums up the Swedish psyche and is why Sweden is one of the happiest countries in the world with a healthy work-life balance and high standards of living.
Lagom is a way of living that promotes harmony. It celebrates fairness, moderation and being satisfied with and taking proper care of what you’ve got, including your well-being, relationships, and possessions. It’s not about having too little or too much but about fully inviting contentment into our lives through making optimal decisions.
Who better than Lola A. Akerstrom to be your lagom guide? Sweden-based Akerstrom is an award-winning writer and photographer, and she offers us a unique vantage point when it comes to adopting elements of a lagom lifestyle.
Full of insights and beautiful photographs taken by Akerstrom herself, this authentic book will help you make small, simple changes to your everyday life - whether it’s your diet, lifestyle, money, work or your home - so you can have a more balanced way of living filled with contentment.
AUTHOR : Ian McEwan
PUBLISHER : Vintage
On a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children’s books, turns his back momentarily. When he looks around again, his child is gone. In a single moment, everything is changed. The kidnapping has a devastating effect on Stephen’s life and marriage. Memories and the present become inseparable - as Stephen gets lost in daydreams of the past - and time bends back on itself, dragging Stephen’s own childhood back into the present.
AUTHOR : Jojo Moyes
PUBLISHER : Pamela Dorman Books
From the sensational No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes comes a new book featuring the iconic heroine of “Me Before You” and “After You, Louisa Clark.”
Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the super-rich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her job and New York life within this privileged world.
Before she knows what’s happening, Lou is mixing in New York high society, where she meets Joshua Ryan, a man who brings with him a whisper of her past. In “Still Me,” as Lou tries to keep the two sides of her world together, she finds herself carrying secrets that cause a catastrophic change in her circumstances. And when matters come to a head, she has to ask herself, “Who is Louisa Clark?”