One for Sorrow, Two for Joy By Elise Juska

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One for Sorrow, Two for Joy By Elise Juska
For two quietly unhappy years, linguist Claire Gallagher has been living deep in the New Hampshire woods, enduring a polite but strained marriage to a highly respected scientist. Once a determined overachiever and academic star in her own right, she now spends her days avoiding her stalled dissertation and creating EZ crossword puzZles. But for all Claire's knowledge of words and their meanings, the meaning in her own life eludes her. One bleak morning in winter, she announces that she's leaving. By nightfall, at the urging of her younger sister Noelle, Claire finds herself heading to the last place she thought she would ever go: Ireland -- the birthplace of her abrasive, chronically ill mother and the country Noelle, a college dropout, now calls home. In a small town on the Irish coast, Claire's struggle to move ahead with her life takes her deep into the puzzles of her past -- in a world in which there are no simple answers, and…

Used to Be By Eileen Cook

Used to Be By Eileen Cook
Used to Be By Eileen Cook

Enjoy two wise and witty stories from Eileen Cook in one great book!In The Education of Hailey Kendrick, Hailey is tired of always doing exactly what?s expected of her. She?s going to prove she?s not perfect by breaking a very big rule in a very public way?with a very unexpected partner in crime. When Hailey gets caught, she

Loses everything?her best friend, her boyfriend, her popularity, her reputation. Now Hailey is up for anything?maybe even the boy she never noticed before. But even with her new bad girl image, she still has to ask herself: How far is too far?In Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood, Lauren and Helen used to be best friends?until Lauren betrayed Helen in a manner so publicly humiliating that Helen had to move to a new town just to save face. Now Helen is back, and she?s planning to bring down her former BFF by taking away everything that?s ever been important to Lauren?starting with her boyfriend. Watch out, Lauren Wood. Things are about to get bitchy.


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