Sit! Stay! Speak!: A Novel

William Morrow Paperbacks - Echoing the novels of mary alice monroe, allie Larkin, and Holly Robinson, this charming debut novel tells the unforgettable story of a rescue dog that helps a struggling young outsider make peace with the past. Addie andrews is living a life interrupted. Tragedy sent her fleeing from chicago to the shelter of an unexpected inheritance—her beloved aunt’s somewhat dilapidated home in Eunice, Arkansas, population very tiny.

There she reconnects with some of her most cherished childhood memories. If only they didn’t make her feel so much!People say nothing happens in small towns, but Addie quickly learns better. But not any dog, but a bedraggled puppy she discovered abandoned, lost, and in desperate need of love. She’s got an elderly next door neighbor who perplexingly dances outside in his underwear, a best friend whose son uncannily predicts the weather, a house needing more work than she has money, and a local drug dealer holding a massive grudge against her.

Sit! Stay! Speak!: A Novel - Most surprising of all, she’s got a dog. She’d come to eunice hoping to hide from the world, laughing, but soon she discovers that perhaps she’s finding the way back—to living, and loving once more. Kind of like Addie herself.





Just Fine with Caroline: A Cold River Novel

William Morrow Paperbacks - Caroline believes she knows everything about Cold River and the people who live in its hills and hollers … but sometimes life’s greatest surprises happen closest to home.  . From the author of sit! stay! speak! comes a tender, terrific novel complete with long-buried secrets, and an irresistible dog—an unforgettable story about love, friendship, a three-legged pot belly pig, and community.

Perfect for fans of Mary Kay Andrews and Mary Alice Monroe. Caroline o’connor never dreamed she’d be back home in Cold River, Missouri, the Ozark Mountain town where everyone is ‘up your business. They mean well as they drive you crazy. She thought she’d left town for good, but now she’s back, and prone to saying and doing anything—and her father, helping to care for her New York born mother—struck with Alzheimer’s, the beloved local doctor frustrated he can’t cure his own wife.

Just Fine with Caroline: A Cold River Novel - As for caroline, far-flung relative of a local family mostly infamous for running moonshine, her brazen cousin Ava Dawn’s marital disasters, she’s doing ‘just fine’ coping with her parents, her mostly-deaf dog…and with Noah Cranwell, an ex-veteran who’s come to Cold River with troubles of his own.





Lost & Found Peaks Island Book 1

HarperCollins e-books - Can the magic of peak’s island and its quirky residents heal rocky’s pain? As the unraveling mystery of Lloyd's accident and missing owner leads Rocky to an archery instructor who draws her in even as she finds every reason to mistrust him, she discovers the life-altering revelation that grief can be transformed.

. And joy does exist in unexpected places.  . An unforgettable tale of love, loss, rocky flees to peak’s island, and moving on—with the help of one not-so-little dog…After the death of her husband, a tiny speck off the coast of Maine, a million miles away from everything she’s lost. And so begins a remarkable friendship between a wounded woman and an injured, lovable beast.

Lost & Found Peaks Island Book 1 - Taking a job as an animal warden, rocky meets Lloyd, a large Labrador retriever, who enters her world with a primitive arrow sticking out of his shoulder.





An Unexpected Grace

Kensington - A shooting rampage at her office left several colleagues dead and others seriously wounded. Rich in warmth and humor, an unexpected Grace is a story of compassion and connection, and of finding that what truly makes us whole again may be the love we give away. But grace, like Lila, needs time and space to recover.

Lila's injuries will heal in time. Being drafted into caring for Grace--a shaggy, formerly abused golden retriever--only adds to her stress. Lila has been terrified of dogs since childhood. From bestselling author kristin von Kreisler comes a poignant, uplifting novel of one woman's journey to healing, and the surprising soul mate that helps guide her there.

An Unexpected Grace - Lila elliot knows she's lucky. Grace keeps her distance, and only perks up for Adam, sensing Lila's wariness, the neighbor who rescued her. And in helping grace to trust, Lila is being gently nudged toward the courage she needs to do the same. Though struggling to make sense of her recent tragedy, Lila, an accomplished artist, begins to see beauty in Grace's wisps of fur and haunted eyes.

Yet though she gratefully retreats to her best friend's house to recuperate, Lila can't quite move past her fear and anger. Includes Reading Group Guide. As adam points out, too, Grace, has suffered through no fault of her own.





Pupcakes: A Christmas Novel

William Morrow Paperbacks - Whoever guessed there were so many people who wanted baked goods after midnight?Then, she gets an idea—why not combine her baking skills with her new-found dog knowledge? And so her store Pupcakes is born. She just never counted on teddy, or his owner, the Germantown Retirement Village’s toughest customer, Pauline Neumann.

And because rent-free doesn’t mean bills-free, Brydie gets a night-shift job at a big-box grocery. There he stood in the doorway: overweight, depressed and nearly homeless—a pug named Teddy Roosevelt. If you love dogs, you will love this book about an aging pug named Teddy Roosevelt, if you love Christmas, and his very human 'family.

Pupcakes: A Christmas Novel - All she wants is a settled-down life. What she gets is a dog—and a whole new normal. Brydie needed a place to start over, so this rent-free home seemed a great idea. Teddy was brydie benson’s latest problem, arriving on top of her messy divorce and sudden move. And as fall turns to winter, and then to christmas, Brydie begins to realize that life is a little bit like learning a new recipe for puff pastry—it takes a few tries to get it just right!

Along with a new start comes a possible new love, in the form of Nathan Reid, a local doctor with a sassy Irish Wolfhound named Sasha.





Good Family: A Novel

HarperCollins e-books - The youngest member of the clan, survived an awkward but sheltered adolescence only to be plagued in adulthood by alcoholism, a failed marriage, Maddie Addison, and an unendurable loss that sent her fleeing the burden of family expectations. What awaits maddie is a collision of distinct, eccentric personalities -- by turns hilarious and poignant -- as well as an archive of memories that evoke pleasure, passion, and pain.

Beneath the silent gaze of her ailing mother, Maddie and her family must confront their past and face the future to once again find a home in a house steeped in untold stories of its own. A retreat on lake michigan for old-money WASPs, Sand Isle has long been the summer residence of the Addison family. Now, maddie has been summoned back to Sand Isle, after an eleven-year hiatus, where her widowed mother languishes near death.





The People Next Door: From the Number One Bestselling Author

Hachette Ireland - Roisin meaney is a skilful storyteller' Sheila O'FlanaganA warm, spell-binding tale of friendship, love and second chances from this Number One bestselling author. Behind the brightly coloured doors of Miller's Avenue live people with very complicated lives. When yvonne in number 7 joins an online dating website, she's looking for something more than friendship but after a series of disastrous encounters, decides to shut down her account.

As his lemon souffle rises, so does his interest in someone close to home. Further along, kathryn is struggling to keep her marriage together despite the best efforts of her interfering mother-in-law. As tension grows between the two women, Kathryn wonders if Grainne will finally succeed, as she realises that she may never give her husband Justin what he wants.

The People Next Door: From the Number One Bestselling Author - Is she shutting out her only chance of finding love? While next door Dan, still reeling from his wife's desertion, signs up for a cookery course. As the drama unfolds along millers Avenue, the inhabitants learn that the things you most yearn for can often be found on your own doorstep.





A Grand Old Time: The most hilarious and feel good novel of Summer 2019

Avon - I absolutely loved everything about this book… 5* out of 5*’ The Ginger Book GeekIt’s never too late to have the time of your life. And so, one morning, evie walks out of Sheldon Lodge and sets off on a Great Adventure across Europe. But not everyone thinks great adventures are appropriate for women of Evie’s age, least of all her son Brendan and his wife Maura, who follow a trail of puzzling text messages to bring her home.

When they finally catch up with her, there are shocks in store. A book that assures that life is far from over at seventy' cathy hopkins, cringed, felt really concerned, mended, cried rather a lot and emerged into the rosier future with a heart broken, giggled, bestselling author of The Kicking the Bucket List’Brimming with warmth, humour and a love of life… a wonderful escapade’ Fiona Gibson, bestselling author of The Woman Who Upped and Left‘I absolutely loved everything about this book… 5* out of 5*’ The Ginger Book Geek‘By its end I’d laughed, and singing with joy’ Being Anne‘5 stars! I Loved Evie .

A Grand Old Time: The most hilarious and feel good novel of Summer 2019 - She has a passion and zest for life… I want to go travelling with her! . If you read one book that is a little different this month let it be A Grand Old Time! You won't regret It!’ Dash Fan. Because while brendan may have given up on life and love, Evie certainly has not. Heartwarming, a man called ove, hilarious and fun – the perfect read for anyone who loved Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Ruth Jones and JoJo Moyes.





The Lost Recipe for Happiness: A Novel

Bantam Discovery - Haunted by an accident of which she was the lone survivor, Elena knows better than anyone how to survive the odds. With her faithful dog, and her grandmother’s recipes, Alvin, Elena arrives in Colorado to find a restaurant in as desperate need of a fresh start as she is—and a man whose passionate approach to food and life rivals her own.

It’s the opportunity elena Alvarez has been waiting for—the challenge of running her own kitchen in a world-class restaurant. Owner julian liswood is a name many people know but a man few do. But for elena, old ghosts don’t die quietly, yet a chance to find happiness at last is worth the risk. He’s come to aspen with a troubled teenage daughter and a dream of the kind of stability and love only a family can provide.

The Lost Recipe for Happiness: A Novel - . In this sumptuous novel, family, barbara o’Neal offers readers a celebration of food, and love as a woman searches for the elusive ingredient we’re all hoping to find.





Endal: How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brink

HarperTrue - After five years of intensive therapy and rehab, he was still angry, bitter and unable to talk. He was left unable to walk, talk or write - isolated in his own world. And, of course, Endal. They 'adopted' each other, and endal became Allen's reason to communicate with the outside world, to come to terms with his injuries, and to want to live again.

Not content with learning over 200 commands to help allen complete everyday tasks like getting dressed and going out to the shops in his wheelchair, Endal gave Allen the ability to start living again, and to become a husband and father again in his own special way. Until a chance encounter with a Labrador puppy - Endal - who had failed his training as an assistance dog on health grounds.

Endal: How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brink - He lost the use of both of his legs, plus all memories of his children and much of his marriage. The remarkable story of endal, through his remarkable skills, and how, voted ‘Dog of the Millennium’, companionship and unstinting devotion, he gave Allen Parton a reason to live again. Allen parton was seriously injured while serving in the Gulf War.

This is the incredible story of Allen, his wife Sandra, and his family.





Lost and Found Sisters

William Morrow Paperbacks - From new york times bestselling author jill shalvis comes her first women's fiction novel—an unforgettable story of friendship, Susan Mallery, and sisterhood—perfect for fans of Colleen Hoover, family, love, and Kristan Higgins. They say life can change in an instant… After losing her sister in a devastating car accident, chef Quinn Weller is finally getting her life back on track.

This shocking revelation washes over Quinn like a tidal wave. The inheritance isn't a house or money, but rather something earthshattering, something that will make her question everything she thought she knew about herself, about her family. Though she doesn't quite fit in right away, she can't help but be drawn to the town’s simple pleasures…and the handsome, dark-haired stranger who offers friendship with no questions asked.

Lost and Found Sisters - As quinn settles into Wildstone, she discovers there's another surprise in store for her. She heads up the coast to the small hometown of Wildstone, California, which is just a few hours north, but feels worlds apart from Los Angeles. Her whole life has been a lie. On impulse, quinn gives up her job, home, and boyfriend.

She appears to have it all: a loving family, a dream job in one of L. A. S hottest eateries, and a gorgeous boyfriend dying to slip an engagement ring on her finger.