Devoted to her husband, Gerry, Holly has always depended on him to keep her going and is lost when she loses him to brain cancer, until a package arrives containing ten envelopes filled with practical and impractical advice for carrying on her life.
Shares practical wisdom on deepening the enjoyment of everyday life
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK MEETS BEFORE I FALL IN THIS NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING NOVEL ABOUT UNDERSTANDING AND ACCEPTING YOUR UNIQUE SELF, NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK. IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND, YOU WOULDN'T BE SMILING. SAMANTHA MCALLISTER LOOKS JUST LIKE THE REST OF THE POPULAR GIRLS IN HER JUNIOR CLASS. BUT HIDDEN BENEATH THE STRAIGHTENED HAIR AND EXPERTLY APPLIED MAKEUP IS A SECRET THAT HER FRIENDS WOULD NEVER UNDERSTAND: SAM HAS PURELY-OBSESSIONAL OCD AND IS CONSUMED BY A STREAM OF DARK THOUGHTS AND WORRIES THAT SHE CAN'T TURN OFF.
Elizabeth's life is in turmoil, thanks to the personal problems of her sister, Saoirse, complications that include Saoirse's six-year-old son, Luke, a quiet and contemplative child whose world is transformed by the arrival of a new friend, Ivan.
A lingerie model whose newfound fame and success has gone to her head, Janey Wilcox becomes involved in a world of too much money and too little ethics, but as unseen forces conspire to bring her down, she is forced to reexamine her values and determine just how far she is willing to go to succeed. Reprint.