The Last Anniversary

The Last Anniversary Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 9781405918527
Year 2014-10-23
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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From Liane Moriarty, million copy selling author of The Husband's Secret, comes The Last Anniversary, a captivating story laced with mystery. One abandoned baby. Two sisters with a secret. One chance to rewrite the past. Over seventy years have passed since sisters Rose and Connie Doughty found an abandoned baby near their home on the island Scribbly Gum. With no one to take care of it, Rose and Connie took the baby in as their own. Since then the 'Munro Baby Mystery' has brought fame and fortune, putting Scribbly Gum on the tourist map, especially for the island's annual celebration. But now, with Connie dead and outsider Sophie Honeywell about to move into her home, Rose begins to wonder if they made the right decision all those years ago. How much longer can they cover up the lie that has sustained their community for generations? And what other secrets are about to be revealed? Praise for Liane Moriarty: 'Highly addictive' She 'Gripping, acutely observed, thought-provoking and funny' Marie Claire 'The writing is beautiful: sometimes funny, sometimes sad but always compelling' Good Housekeeping 'The Husband's Secret is a staggeringly brilliant novel. It is literally unputdownable' Sophie Hannah

The Last Anniversary

The Last Anniversary Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 9780062008671
Year 2010-04-20
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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From Liane Moriarty, author of #1 New York Times bestsellers The Husband’s Secret and Big Little Lies, comes an unforgettable novel defined by her signature sharp wit, page-turning storyline, and lovable and eccentric characters. Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one who got away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was going to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life because Sophie has unexpectedly inherited his aunt Connie's house on Scribbly Gum Island—home of the famously unsolved Munro Baby mystery. Sophie moves onto the island and begins a new life as part of an unconventional family, where it seems everyone has a secret. Grace, a beautiful young mother, is feverishly planning a shocking escape from her perfect life. Margie, a frumpy housewife, has made a pact with a stranger, while dreamy Aunt Rose wonders if maybe it's about time she started making her own decisions. As Sophie's life becomes increasingly complicated, she discovers that sometimes you have to stop waiting around—and come up with your own fairy-tale ending.

The Last Anniversary

The Last Anniversary Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 9781742623962
Year 2007-11-10
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Pan Australia
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From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies "Original and entertaining ... deeply affecting" The Australian "[A] stunner...[Moriarty's] prose turns from funny through poignant to frightening in an artful snap." Publishers Weekly "I'll tell you something, something important. Love is a decision. Not a feeling. That's what you young people don't realise. That's why you're always off divorcing each other. No offence, dear." So decrees the formidable Connie Thrum of Scribbly Gum Island. She is the chief decision-maker of a rather unconventional family and her word is law. It's been over seventy years since Connie and her sister Rose visited their neighbours and found the kettle boiling and a baby waking for her feed, but no sign of her parents. The Munro Baby Mystery still hasn't been solved and tourists can visit the abandoned home, exactly as it was found in 1932. But now Connie has passed away and the island residents ponder her legacy. Sophie Honeywell is looking down the barrel of her fortieth birthday and still hoping for that fairytale ending. Her beautiful new friend Grace, the Munro Baby's granddaughter, can't tell anyone what she hopes for. It would be too shocking. Meanwhile, a frumpy housewife makes a pact with a stranger, an old lady starts making her own decisions and a family secret finally explodes on an extraordinary night of mulled wine, fire-eating and face-painting-the Last Anniversary. Fans of Jojo Moyes, Jodi Picoult and Paula Hawkins will love Liane Moriarty.

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The Last Anniversary: by Liane Moriarty | Conversation Starters When Sophie receives a visit from her ex-boyfriend, Thomas, she is rather nervous. But it turns out that she has been left a house in his Aunt Connie’s will. Sophie is thrilled because the house was located on Scribble Gum Island, the site of the Baby Munro Mystery. She moves to the island to live in her new home and makes friends with the Doughty family and the residents of the island. Gradually, the mystery is revealed to Sophie and everyone else. The Last Anniversary deals with important issues such as postpartum depression, adultery, single motherhood, and friendship. With a huge cast of well-drawn characters, the book is also an interesting, yet brief, trip back to the days of the Depression. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Book Thief. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

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ISBN-10 9781537853864
Year 2017-08-24
Pages 14
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The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage to do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

The Hypnotist s Love Story

The Hypnotist s Love Story Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 9780718197872
Year 2012-08-16
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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How far would you go to keep the man of your dreams? From Liane Moriarty, the author of What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist's Love Story is a stunning novel about love, life and knowing where to draw the line . . . Hypnotherapist Ellen is fascinated by what makes people tick. So when she falls in love with Patrick, the fact that he has a stalker doesn't faze her in the slightest. If anything it intrigues her, and the more she hears about Saskia, the more she wants to meet this woman. But what Ellen doesn't know is that they've already met . . . Saskia has been posing as one of Ellen's clients. Unable to let go of the life she so abruptly lost, she wants to know everything about the woman who took her place. And the further she inches her way into Ellen's world, the more trouble she stirs up. Ellen's love story is about to take an unexpected turn. But it's not only Saskia who doesn't know where to stop: Ellen also has to ask herself what lines she's prepared to cross to get the happy ending she's always wanted. Thought-provoking, sympathetic and smart, Liane Moriarty's The Hypnotist's Love Story is a novel for anyone who's ever loved, lost or found it hard to let go. Praise for What Alice Forgot: 'Gripping, thought-provoking and funny' Marie Claire 'The perfect holiday read' She Magazine 'A call to embrace life' Easy Living

Three Wishes

Three Wishes Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 0330507974
Year 2008
Pages 388
Language en
Publisher
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The Last Anniversary: Connie Thrum of Scribbly Gum Island is the chief decision-maker of a rather unconventional family and her word is law. It's been over 70 years since Connie and her sister visited their neighbours and found the kettle boiling and a baby waking for her feed, but no sign of her parents. The 'Munro baby mystery' still hasn't been solved.

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ISBN-10 1537789651
Year 2016-12-17
Pages 70
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Trivia-on-Book: The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! When Sophie Honeywell learns that her former almost-fianc�, Thomas Doughty, is happily married with a newborn child, she starts to wonder if she will ever have a husband. After all, she is 39, single, and thinks that she might have lost the opportunity forever. Much to her surprise, Thomas shows up to inform her that his Aunt Connie has passed away and has left her house to Sophie in her will. When Sophie travels there, she finds herself surrounded by the Doughty family's secrets, as their troubles and past grudges come to the surface... You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: * 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author * Insightful commentary to answer every question * Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group * Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!!

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Trivia-on-Book: The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty Take the fan-challenge yourself and share it with family and friends! When Sophie Honeywell learns that her former almost-fiancé, Thomas Doughty, is happily married with a newborn child, she starts to wonder if she will ever have a husband. After all, she is 39, single, and thinks that she might have lost the opportunity forever. Much to her surprise, Thomas shows up to inform her that his Aunt Connie has passed away and has left her house to Sophie in her will. When Sophie travels there, she finds herself surrounded by the Doughty family’s secrets, as their troubles and past grudges come to the surface... Features You'll Discover Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Why you'll love Trivia-On-Books Trivia-On-Booksis an independently quiz-formatted trivia to your favorite books readers, students, and fans alike can enjoy. Whether you're looking for new materials or simply can't get enough of your favorite book, Trivia-On-Booksis an unofficial solution to provide a unique approach that is both insightful and educational. Promising quality and value, don't hesitate to grab your copy of Trivia-on-Books!

Three Wishes

Three Wishes Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 9781405918503
Year 2016-01-28
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Three Wishes is a exploration of family, relationships and modern love from the bestselling author of Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty. They say trouble always comes in threes. . . For sisters Lyn, Cat and Gemma Kettle, the year they turn thirty-three is no exception. Sensible Lyn is struggling to balance being a mother, wife and businesswoman without losing her mind. Cat, whose perfect marriage is the envy of all her friends, never suspects that her husband has been hiding a secret that will tear her life apart. Directionless Gemma changes jobs and boyfriends every few months and has just met a new man who could be the one to unlock her hidden past. Through everything, the bonds of the sisters are strong enough to withstand whatever life throws at them. That is until the night of their thirty-fourth birthday dinner, when home truths are revealed and things are said that can't be taken back . . . 'Funny, and Dramatic, with vibrant characters, it's a delight' Sunday Mirror 'Highly addictive' She 'Gripping, acutely observed, thought-provoking and funny' Marie Claire 'The writing is beautiful: sometimes funny, sometimes sad but always compelling' Good Housekeeping

The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture Author Randy Pausch
ISBN-10 9781844568321
Year 2008-09-04
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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A lot of professors give talks titled ‘The Last Lecture’. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave, ‘Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’ wasn’t about dying. It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, of enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment (because time is all you have and you may find one day that you have less than you think). It was a summation of everything Randy had come to believe. It was about living. In this book, Randy Pausch has combined the humour, inspiration, and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come.

The Last Party

The Last Party Author Anthony Haden-Guest
ISBN-10 9781497695559
Year 2015-02-17
Pages 434
Language en
Publisher Open Road Media
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A riveting memoir of disco-era nightlife and the outrageous goings-on behind the doors of New York City’s most famous and exclusive nightclub In the disco days and nights of New York City in the 1970s and 1980s, the place to be was Studio 54. Andy Warhol, Liza Minnelli, and Bianca Jagger were among the nightly assortment of A-list celebrity regulars consorting with New York’s young, wild, and beautiful. Studio 54 was a place where almost nothing was taboo, from nonstop dancing and drinking beneath the coke-dusted neon moon to drugs and sex in the infamous unisex restrooms to the outrageous money-skimming activities taking place in the office of the studio’s flamboyant co-owner Steve Rubell. Author Anthony Haden-Guest was there on opening night in 1977 and over the next decade spent many late nights and early mornings basking in the strobe-lit wonder. But The Last Party is much more than a fascinating account of the scandals, celebrities, crimes, and extreme excesses encouraged within the notorious Manhattan nightspot. Haden-Guest brings an entire era of big-city glitz and unapologetic hedonism to breathtaking life, recalling a vibrant New York night world at once exhilarating and dangerous before the terrible, sobering dawn of the age of AIDS.

What Alice Forgot

What Alice Forgot Author Liane Moriarty
ISBN-10 9780141960241
Year 2010-05-27
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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What Alice Forgot is a compelling story about relationships, staying true to yourself and embracing all life has to offer, from the bestselling author of the hit HBO series Big Little Lies. Alice can't remember the last ten years of her life. She doesn't recognise her children, her husband, herself . . . Alice is twenty-nine. She adores sleep, chocolate, and her ramshackle new house. She's newly engaged to the wonderful Nick and is pregnant with her first baby. There's just one problem. All of that was ten years ago . . . Alice has slipped in a step-aerobics class, hit her head and lost a decade. Now she's a grown-up, bossy mother of three in the middle of a nasty divorce and her beloved sister Elisabeth isn't speaking to her. This is her life but not as she knows it. Clearly Alice has made some terrible mistakes. Just how much can happen in a decade? Can she ever get back to the woman she used to be? 'Gripping, thought-provoking and funny' Marie Claire 'The perfect holiday read' She 'A call to embrace life' Easy Living