Life and Other Near-Death Experiences

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Libby miller has always been an unwavering optimist—but when her husband drops a bomb on their marriage the same day a doctor delivers devastating news, she realizes her rose-colored glasses have actually been blinding her. With nothing left to lose, she abandons her life in Chicago for the clear waters and bright beaches of the Caribbean for what might be her last hurrah.

Every day of tropical bliss may be an invitation to disaster, but with her twin brother on her trail and a new relationship on the horizon, Libby is determined to forget about fate. Will she risk it all to live—and love—a little longer?From critically acclaimed author Camille Pagán comes a hilarious and hopeful story about a woman choosing between a “perfect” life and actually living.

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Forever is the Worst Long Time: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - So james toasts their union and swallows his desire. As the years pass, can’t mend his relationship with his father, James’s dreams always seem just out of reach—he can’t finish that novel, can’t fully commit to a romantic relationship. Then life throws james one more curveball, and he, Rob, and Lou are forced to come to terms with the unexpected ways in which love and loss are intertwined.

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When lou and james act on their long-standing mutual attraction, the consequences are more heartbreaking—and miraculous—than either of them could have ever anticipated. There’s just one problem: she’s engaged to his oldest friend, Rob. He just can’t move on.

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Woman Last Seen in Her Thirties: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - But never once did Maggie worry that her husband of nearly thirty years would leave her. On the day adam walks out the door, everything that makes Maggie secure goes with him. From bestselling author camille Pagán comes a hilarious and hopeful story about a woman on the verge of a nervous breakthrough. At fifty-three, maggie Harris has a good marriage and two mostly happy children.

But when a fresh crisis strikes and an uncertain future looms, she must decide: How much will she risk to remain the woman she’s just become? Only then does she realize that while she’s been busy caring for everyone else, she’s become invisible to the world—and to herself. Maggie cautiously begins to rebuild her life with a trip to Rome, a new career, and even a rebound romance.

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The Bette Davis Club

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - The morning of her niece’s wedding, Margo Just drinks a double martini and contemplates the many mistakes she’s made in her fifty-odd years of life. Along the way, none of what she discovers will be quite what she expected. Spending three decades in love with a wonderful but unattainable man is pretty high up on her list of missteps, as is a long line of unsuccessful love affairs accompanied by a seemingly endless supply of delicious cocktails.

When the young bride flees—taking with her a family heirloom and leaving behind six hundred bewildered guests—her mother offers Margo fifty grand to retrieve her spoiled brat of a daughter and the invaluable property she stole. But it might be exactly what she’s been seeking all along. From acclaimed humor writer Jane Lotter comes this madcap, laugh-out-loud adventure, The Bette Davis Club.

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The Survivor's Guide to Family Happiness

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Three women, three lives, and one chance to become a family…whether they want to or not. Newly orphaned, recently divorced, and semiadrift, Nina Popkin is on a search for her birth mother. She’s spent her life looking into strangers’ faces, and now, at thirty-five, fantasizing they’re related to her, she’s ready for answers.

Meanwhile, the last thing lindy mcintyre wants is someone like Nina bursting into her life, announcing that they’re sisters and campaigning to track down their mother. Gradually sharing stories and secrets, the three women make for a messy, unpredictable family that looks nothing like Nina pictured…but may be exactly what she needs.

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Matchmaking for Beginners: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Then marnie meets blix holliday, her fiancé’s irascible matchmaking great-aunt who’s dying, and everything changes—just as Blix told her it would. When her marriage ends after two miserable weeks, Marnie is understandably shocked. Marnie doesn’t believe she’s anything special, but Blix somehow knew she was the perfect person to follow in her matchmaker footsteps.

And blix was also right about some things Marnie must learn the hard way: love is hard to recognize, and the ones who push love away often are the ones who need it most. A washington Post and Amazon Charts bestseller. A delightful, light-as-air romance that successfully straddles the line between sweet and smart without ever being silly…The novel is simply captivating from beginning to end.

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The Upside of Falling Down

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Skyscape #ad - But she doesn’t feel lucky. Ever since she woke up in an Irish hospital with complete amnesia, self-discovery has become her mission. They tell her she’s the lone survivor of a plane crash. For clementine Haas, finding herself is more than a nice idea. They tell her she’s lucky to be alive. She feels…lost.

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But as her lies grow, and the truth about her identity becomes harder and harder to reveal, so does her affection for Kieran, forcing Clementine to decide: Can she leave her past behind for a new love she’ll never forget? .

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Coming Clean: A Memoir

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Amazon Publishing #ad - It is also a powerful story of recovery and redemption. You would never guess that behind the closed doors of her family’s idyllic Long Island house hid teetering stacks of aging newspaper, broken computers, and boxes upon boxes of unused junk festering in every room—the product of her father’s painful and unending struggle with hoarding.

In this dazzling memoir, miller brings to life her experience growing up in a rat-infested home, hiding her father’s shameful secret from friends for years, and the emotional burden that ultimately led to her suicide attempt. Kimberly rae miller is an immaculately put-together woman with a great career, a loving boyfriend, and a beautifully tidy apartment in Brooklyn.

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The Midwife's Revolt

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Soon, word spreads of lizzie’s extraordinary midwifery and healing skills, and she begins to channel her grief into caring for those who need her. On a dark night in 1775, Lizzie Boylston is awakened by the sound of cannons. From a hill south of boston, she watches as fires burn in Charlestown, in a battle that she soon discovers has claimed her husband’s life.

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I'm Fine and Neither Are You

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - As penelope stares down the possible implosion of her marriage, she must ask herself: When it comes to love, is honesty really the best policy? Penelope ruiz-kar is doing it all—and barely keeping it together. Mother. Meanwhile, her best friend, Jenny Sweet, appears to be sailing through life. As close as the two women are, sanjay, pristine house, Jenny’s passionate marriage, and ultra-polite child stand in stark contrast to Penelope’s underemployed husband, their unruly brood, and the daily grind she calls a career.

Then a shocking tragedy reveals that Jenny’s life is far from perfect. So she and sanjay agree to a radical proposal: both will write a list of changes they want each other to make—then commit to complete and total honesty. What seems like a smart idea quickly spirals out of control, revealing new rifts and even deeper secrets.

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Take Me With You

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Take Me With You #ad - The plan had been to travel there with his son, but now August is making the trip with Philip’s ashes instead. Every year he’s spent the summer on the road, but making it to Yellowstone this year means everything. August shroeder, a burned-out teacher, has been sober since his nineteen-year-old son died.

An unexpected twist of fate lands August with two extra passengers for his journey, two half-orphans with nowhere else to go. What none of them could have known was how transformative both the trip—and the bonds that develop between them—would prove, driving each to create a new destiny together.

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