By Darren Coleman
You'll by no means listen the reality out of your guy, so . . . women hear Up
Diego Christian's path of deceit follows him the entire approach to the altar. After ruining the lifetime of the girl he used to be to marry, he maintains to discover himself in a single informal dating after one other with different men's other halves and girlfriends. via his sex-a-thon he meets editor who is helping him boost his personal column—"Ladies hear Up"—dishing out courting suggestion to girls. whilst his habit ultimately starts to price him, Diego has to make your mind up if he can—or wishes to—change.
Jacob Marsh, a instructor at Lyndon B. Johnson highschool, is Diego's ally. Jacob has continually been cool stressed and is a grasp manipulator. while he makes a serious mistake with a pupil who has a weigh down on him, he quickly learns that masking it up might cost him every little thing he is labored so difficult to maintain.
Through their drama-filled trysts, Diego, Jacob, and others provide ladies the lowdown at the means males work.
By Thomas M. Dish
By Lance Olsen
By Charlie Carillo
In Charlie Carillo's humorous, insightful novel, a divorced guy will get to grasp his seventeen-year-old son in a story that rewrites the ebook on caliber time jointly. . .
Sammy Sullivan is operating his means down the ladder of luck. Divorced and pushing fifty, his relationships have the durability of a fruit fly. yet what percentage males can get themselves fired and feature their in simple terms son expelled from prep college multi function day? Now, after virtually eighteen years, he and Jake may well ultimately get to understand one another. (That's if his ex-wife--the super-achiever Sammy can in basic terms dream of being--doesn't locate out.) Jake understands nearly not anything approximately his roots. So, Sammy exhibits him the previous local within the a long way reaches of Queens. yet it has been thirty years. The older girl Sammy misplaced his virginity to now makes use of a walker to get round. such a lot of his hangouts are gone. it is dreary, born-to-lose stuff. yet Jake is on a project. clever past his (and his dad's) years, he does not wish his father to overlook out the second one time round at the good stuff he blew the 1st time. And they have a complete weekend together--a trip the place Sammy will confront his, dysfunctional early life and Jake will face a previous he by no means knew he had.
This is not your general father-son story--one remains to be growing to be up. the opposite is his son.
"In the culture of Tom Perotta, Carillo explores the power of the kin bond, the facility of forgiveness, and the desire that comes from embracing moment possibilities. . .truthful, and hilarious."--Alison Grambs, writer of The clever ladies consultant to Getting Even
"I do not like humorous, touching novels simply because they make me want i would written them myself. I loved Charlie Carillo's publication from starting to finish and now i am miserable." --Sherwood Kiraly, writer of Diminished Capacity
"A literary romp throughout the minefields of a unconditionally common, and completely irregular, relations. . . i really laughed out loud and saved turning the pages to make completely yes that every one labored out on the end." --Cathy Lamb, writer of Henry's Sisters
"Scathingly hilarious and truthful." --Sally Jenkins
Queens-born Charlie Carillo, like his protagonist Sam Sullivan, labored on the New York Post as a journalist for a few years. he's additionally the writer of My experience with Gus and divides his time among long island urban and London, England, the place he works as an self sustaining tv producer.
By Meg Cabot
Heather Wells Rocks!
Or, a minimum of, she did. That used to be prior to she left the pop-idol lifestyles at the back of after she received a gown dimension or -- and misplaced a boyfriend, a recording agreement, and her existence rate reductions (when mother took the cash and ran off to Argentina). Now that the glamour and glory days of never-ending mall appearances are long ago, Heather's completely proud of her new measurement 12 form (the general for the yankee woman!) and her new activity as an assistant dorm director at one among New York's best schools. that's, till the lifeless physique of a feminine scholar from Heather's place of abode corridor is stumbled on on the backside of an elevator shaft.
The law enforcement officials and the varsity president are able to chalk the dying off as an coincidence, the results of reckless younger mischief. yet Heather knows teenage ladies . . . and ladies do not elevator surf. but nobody desires to hear -- no longer the police, her colleagues, or the P.I. who owns the brownstone the place she lives -- even if extra scholars commence turning up lifeless in both traditional and subtly sinister methods. So Heather makes the choice to tackle one more new occupation: as spunky woman detective!
But her new task comes with few advantages, no cheering crowds, and lots of liabilities, a few of them in all probability deadly. And not anything ticks off a killer greater than a portly ex-pop celebrity who is sticking her nostril the place it does not belong . . .
By Robert Rand
lower than Bobby’s prepared eye, the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies are resurrected through the characters and curiosities that form his younger life-from the Cuban Missile predicament to radioactive Ping Pong balls; from a prayer scarf deserted in Auschwitz to the racial divide.
This totally American tale describes an immigrant neighborhood grappling with an identical cultural concerns and ethical offerings confronted through earlier and next rookies. Perceived as assorted, Skokie’s Jews and their offspring fight to comprehend—and healthy into—the political, racial, and cultural stew that's the usa.
With attribute wit and perception, Rand explores their plight. In so doing he sheds mild at the complexity and end result of intolerance, and the that means of ethnicity—and home.
By Lawrence Block
By Miaya Deneen Bridgett,Gabriel Velez,Kendall Aguilera