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A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The
Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present,
creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for
flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles
to overcome her own troubled past.
Mary Rose MacKinnon is a successful author of YA fiction doing a
tour of duty as stay-at-home mom while her partner, Hilary, takes a
turn focusing on her career. She tries valiantly to balance the
(mostly) solo parenting of two young children with the relentless
needs of her aging parents.
Now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures.
Will Freeman may have discovered the key to dating success. If
the simple fact that they were single mothers meant that gorgeous
women—women who would not ordinarily look twice at
Will—might not only be willing, but enthusiastic about dating
him, then he was really onto something.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The pioneering
experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne
Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of
Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising
Here is a landmark book that reveals the way boys think and that
shows parents, educators and coaches how to reach out and help boys
overcome their most common yet difficult challenges -- by the
bestselling author who changed our conception of adolescent girls.
In Dad is Fat, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who’s
best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees,
and McDonald's, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with
five young children—everything from cousins ("celebrities for
little kids") to toddlers’ communication skills (“they
always sound like they have traveled by horseback for hours to
deliver important news”), to the eating habits of four year
olds (“there is no difference between a four year old eating
a taco and throwing a taco on the floor”).
Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than
Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself
calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original
theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in
line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became a paid
researcher in quantum physics.