Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You Author Celeste Ng
ISBN-10 9781101634615
Release 2014-06-26
Pages 320
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New York Times Bestseller · A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice · Winner of the Alex Award· Winner of the APALA Award for Fiction · NEA Big Read Selection NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: NPR · San Francisco Chronicle · Entertainment Weekly · The Huffington Post · Buzzfeed · Amazon · Grantland · Booklist · St. Louis Post Dispatch · Shelf Awareness · Book Riot · School Library Journal · Bustle · Time Out New York · Mashable · Cleveland Plain Dealer “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You Author Celeste Ng
ISBN-10 9780349134291
Release 2014-08-14
Pages 304
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Amazon.com's no. 1 Book of the Year 2014 Lydia is the favourite child of Marilyn and James Lee; a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue - in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the centre of every party. But Lydia is under pressures that have nothing to do with growing up in 1970s small town Ohio. Her father is an American born of first-generation Chinese immigrants, and his ethnicity, and hers, make them conspicuous in any setting. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, James is consumed by guilt and sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to make someone accountable, no matter what the cost. Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is convinced that local bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest in the family - Hannah - who observes far more than anyone realises and who may be the only one who knows what really happened. Everything I Never Told You is a gripping page-turner, about secrets, love, longing, lies and race.



Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You Author Celeste Ng
ISBN-10 9780143127550
Release 2015-05-12
Pages 297
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"Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue-in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos, forcing them to confront the long-kept secrets that have been slowly pulling them apart. James, consumed by guilt, sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to find a responsible party, no matter what the cost. Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest of the family-Hannah-who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another"--



Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You Author Leah Marie Bolan
ISBN-10 1508793727
Release 2015-03-09
Pages 40
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A book about teenage struggles.



Trivia Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Trivia On Books

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ISBN-10 1537734288
Release 2016-12-17
Pages 70
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Trivia-on-Book: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! Lydia Lee is dead. The mystery behind her death lies in not just her past but also that of her parents' history. This book is the saga of an interracial family that faces racism and sexism. Ultimately, they end up being lonely and isolated. In isolation, each member of the family gets bogged down by their own secrets. This novel is a look into the repressive period of the 1950s through the 1970s in USA. It explores how easily people can be separated, even if they love each other. 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 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng 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!!



Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere Author CELESTE. NG
ISBN-10 1408709716
Release 2018-01-11
Pages 384
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'I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting' Jodi Picoult Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned - from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principal is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren - an enigmatic artist and single mother- who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than just tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past, and a disregard for the rules that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When the Richardsons' friends attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town - and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. But her obsession will come at an unexpected and devastating cost...



Summary and Analysis

Summary and Analysis Author Amanda Hall
ISBN-10 1530264235
Release 2016-03-02
Pages 32
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Summary & AnalysisEverything I Never Told You - By Celeste NgNote: This book is a summary and analysis of 'Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng'.Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng - Key Summary & Analysis is an explanation of the book which has been written by Celeste Ng, who is basically a very well-known writer, famous for her imagination which is so much close to reality. She is a famous writer of so many novels and short stories, even many of the articles as well which get to be published in so many newspapers and magazines as well. This book is all about a comprehensive summary and a detailed analysis of Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. The book will start off with the depiction of an overview about Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng'.This overview is going to be followed by the introduction of writer Celeste Ng, and then you will get the brief summary of what this novel is all about. The very next chapter talks about the theme and style in which this novel has been written so that you may know the main plot. Finally, in the last chapter, you will get a detailed summary and analysis of what Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng is all about.



Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You Author Patrice M. Foster
ISBN-10 0998187496
Release 2017-03-31
Pages
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Is there such a thing as a perfect parent? This heart-wrenching novel tells the story of a mother asking herself just that. Her children have grown up and aren't dependant on her, and so she finds herself left alone with her thoughts - many of them fond memories, others are thoughts of regret. Had she gotten things right as a mother? Follow this woman's life - right from when she becomes pregnant - as she faces the everyday battles known only to single parents. How does one win the battle between needing to be loved and needing to love? This reflective novel is more than just a story; it's a true-to-life confession that parents across the globe can learn from and relate to.



What I Never Told You

What I Never Told You Author Adriane Waldrep
ISBN-10 9781481711029
Release 2013-01-30
Pages 304
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What do you do when everything you thought you could count on is taken away? Sixteen-year-old Tessa is devastated when her cousin Clara is killed in a car accident. Tessa, unsure of how to trust God anymore, clings to her boyfriend Eli in the hopes that he can restore normalcy to her world. But when he proves to be less than trustworthy and her parents break them apart, Tessa’s heart is shattered and she is forced to reevaluate what love and happiness really mean. Tessa strives to stay connected to Eli, only to fall flat on her face and finally notice everyone she has left behind. Tessa tries to regain friendship with her younger sister Emma and as their hearts slowly begin to mend, opens her own heart to forgive God and to find love again.



Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Top 50 Facts Countdown

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ISBN-10 1533334900
Release 2016-05-23
Pages 72
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Discover rare and interesting facts about Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng! Join the countdown as we reach the #1 fact. * Rules are simple: no peeking, no skipping. * Do you agree? * Don't miss out! About Us Top 50 Facts is an unofficial collection of facts for fans and readers alike, looking to conveniently discover more about the books you love.



The Impossible Exile

The Impossible Exile Author George Prochnik
ISBN-10 9781590516133
Release 2014-05-06
Pages 340
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An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual and a lover of all the arts, high and low. Yet after Hitler’s rise to power, this celebrated writer who had dedicated so much energy to promoting international humanism plummeted, in a matter of a few years, into an increasingly isolated exile—from London to Bath to New York City, then Ossining, Rio, and finally Petrópolis—where, in 1942, in a cramped bungalow, he killed himself. The Impossible Exile tells the tragic story of Zweig’s extraordinary rise and fall while it also depicts, with great acumen, the gulf between the world of ideas in Europe and in America, and the consuming struggle of those forced to forsake one for the other. It also reveals how Zweig embodied, through his work, thoughts, and behavior, the end of an era—the implosion of Europe as an ideal of Western civilization.



Everything the Instructors Never Told You About Mogul Skiing

Everything the Instructors Never Told You About Mogul Skiing Author Dan DiPiro
ISBN-10 9781467836135
Release 2005-09-02
Pages 100
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The real mogul skiing instruction you’re looking for. Whether you want to ski gentle moguls with comfort and confidence, turn heads on your local mogul run, or compete in mogul contests, this book will give you the specialized techniques you need to reach your goal. In this how-to classic, former competitor Dan DiPiro reveals techniques that have remained largely unknown or misunderstood outside of competitive mogul skiing circles. Most skiers try to ski moguls using only groomed-trail techniques, says DiPiro. But the bumps require a special set of techniques that have little to do with groomed-trail skiing. With an understanding of these special techniques, most fit, expert skiers can become good mogul skiers, and some can become excellent mogul skiers and even mogul competitors. For the aspiring mogul skier, this book is full of invaluable instruction. For the seasoned bumper, it’s an ideal tune-up guide and a refreshing affirmation. For all skiers interested in broadening their understanding of downhill skiing excellence, it’s an original, eye opening read.



Summary and Analysis Everything I Never Told You

Summary and Analysis   Everything I Never Told You Author Book Junkie
ISBN-10 152049632X
Release 2017-01-30
Pages 24
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You Need To Read This Book because this will help you dive deeper into the world of Celeste Ng. Everything I Never Told You is a New York Times Best Seller that looks at loss, grief and all that holds a family together. This book has been hailed by many for its wonderful writing style, and in-depth look into the character's minds. See the impact racism, expectations and pressure can have on just one family, in this incredibly moving novel.This summary delves deeper into the book, examining the themes, the characters and the effects that simple decisions can have on everyone around you. In this summary you'll find: Chapter Summaries Characterization Background Information Quotes for Discussion Focus Points and Themes Images, Metaphors and Symbols And much, much more... Disclaimer: This book serves as an accompaniment to the bestseller Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. It is meant to broaden the reader's understanding of the book and to offer some insights which can easily be overlooked. You should order a copy of the actual book before reading this.



Our Short History

Our Short History Author Lauren Grodstein
ISBN-10 9781616207182
Release 2017-03-21
Pages 352
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“Lauren Grodstein breaks your heart, then miraculously pieces it back together so it’s bigger—and stronger—than before.” —Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You How can a woman learn to let go of the people she loves the most? Karen Neulander, a successful New York political consultant and single mother, has always been fiercely protective of her son, Jacob, now six. She’s had to be: when Jacob’s father, Dave, found out Karen was pregnant and made it clear that fatherhood wasn’t in his plans, Karen walked out of the relationship, never telling Dave her intention was to raise their child alone. But now Jake is asking to meet his dad, and with good reason: Karen is dying. When she finally calls her ex, she’s shocked to find Dave ecstatic about the son he never knew he had. First, he can’t meet Jake fast enough, and then he can’t seem to leave him alone. Karen quickly grows anxious as she watches Dave insinuate himself into Jake’s life just as her own strength and hold on Jake grow more tenuous. As she struggles to play out her last days in the “right” way for Jake, Karen wrestles with the knowledge that the only thing she cannot bring herself to do for her son—let his father become a permanent part of his life—is the thing he needs from her the most. With heart-wrenching poignancy, unexpected wit, and mordant humor, Lauren Grodstein has created an unforgettable story about parenthood, sacrifice, and life itself.



The Tattooed Soldier

The Tattooed Soldier Author Héctor Tobar
ISBN-10 9781250055866
Release 2014-10-07
Pages 320
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Antonio Bernal is a Guatemalan refugee in Los Angeles haunted by memories of his wife and child, who were murdered at the hands of a man marked with yellow ink. In a park near Antonio's apartment, Guillermo Longoria extends his arm and reveals a sinister tattoo—yellow pelt, black spots, red mouth. It is the sign of the death squad, the Jaguar Battalion of the Guatemalan army. This chance encounter between Antonio and his family's killer ignites a psychological showdown between these two men. Each will discover that the war in Central America has migrated with them as they are engulfed by the quemazones—"the great burning" of the Los Angeles riots. A tragic tale of loss and destiny in the underbelly of an American city, The Tattooed Soldier is Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Héctor Tobar's mesmerizing exploration of violence and the marks it leaves upon us.



A Small Indiscretion

A Small Indiscretion Author Jan Ellison
ISBN-10 9780812995459
Release 2015-01-20
Pages 352
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE • With the emotional complexity of Everything I Never Told You and the psychological suspense of The Girl on the Train, O. Henry Prize winner Jan Ellison delivers a brilliantly paced, beautifully written debut novel about one woman’s reckoning with a youthful mistake. “Part psychological thriller, part character study . . . I peeled back the pages of this book as fast as I could.”—The Huffington Post At nineteen, Annie Black trades a bleak future in a washed-out California town for a London winter of drinking and abandon. Twenty years later, she is a San Francisco lighting designer and happily married mother of three who has put her reckless youth behind her. Then a photo from that distant winter in Europe arrives inexplicably in her mailbox, and an old obsession is awakened. Past and present collide, Annie’s marriage falters, and her son takes a car ride that ends with his life hanging in the balance. Now Annie must confront her own transgressions and fight for her family by untangling the mysteries of the turbulent winter that drew an invisible map of her future. Gripping, insightful, and lyrical, A Small Indiscretion announces the arrival of a major new voice in literary suspense as it unfolds a story of denial, passion, forgiveness—and the redemptive power of love. Praise for A Small Indiscretion “Ellison is a tantalizing storyteller . . . moving her story forward with cinematic verve.”—USA Today “Rich with suspense . . . Lovely writing guides us through, driven by a quiet generosity.”—San Francisco Chronicle (Book Club pick) “Delicious, lazy-day reading. Just don’t underestimate the writing.”—O: The Oprah Magazine (Editor’s Pick) “Rich and detailed . . . The plot explodes delightfully, with suspense and a few twists. Using second-person narration and hypnotic prose, Ellison’s debut novel is both juicy and beautifully written. How do I know it’s juicy? A stranger started reading it over my shoulder on the New York City subway, and told me he was sorry that I was turning the pages too quickly.”—Flavorwire “Are those wild college days ever really behind you? Happily married Annie finds out.”—Cosmopolitan “An impressive fiction debut . . . both a psychological mystery and a study of the divide between desire and duty.”—San Jose Mercury News “A novel to tear through on a plane ride or on the beach . . . I was drawn into a web of secrets, a world of unrequited love and youthful mistakes that feel heightened and more romantic on the cold winter streets of London, Paris, and Ireland.”—Bustle “Ellison renders the California landscape with stunning clarity. . . . She writes gracefully, with moments of startling insight. . . . Her first novel is an emotional thriller, skillfully plotted in taut, visual scenes.”—The Rumpus “To read A Small Indiscretion is to eat fudge before dinner: slightly decadent behavior, highly caloric, and extremely satisfying. . . . An emotional detective story that . . . mirrors real life in ways that surprise and inspire.”—New York Journal of Books “If you liked Gone Girl for its suspenseful look inside the psychology of a bad marriage, try A Small Indiscretion. . . . It touches many of the same nerves.”—StyleCaster



The Girl in the Road

The Girl in the Road Author Monica Byrne
ISBN-10 9780804138857
Release 2014-05-20
Pages 336
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A debut that Neil Gaiman calls “Glorious. . . . So sharp, so focused and so human.” The Girl in the Road describes a future that is culturally lush and emotionally wrenching. Monica Byrne bursts on to the literary scene with an extraordinary vision of the future. In a world where global power has shifted east and revolution is brewing, two women embark on vastly different journeys—each harrowing and urgent and wholly unexpected. When Meena finds snakebites on her chest, her worst fears are realized: someone is after her and she must flee India. As she plots her exit, she learns of the Trail, an energy-harvesting bridge spanning the Arabian Sea that has become a refuge for itinerant vagabonds and loners on the run. This is her salvation. Slipping out in the cover of night, with a knapsack full of supplies including a pozit GPS, a scroll reader, and a sealable waterproof pod, she sets off for Ethiopia, the place of her birth. Meanwhile, Mariama, a young girl in Africa, is forced to flee her home. She joins up with a caravan of misfits heading across the Sahara. She is taken in by Yemaya, a beautiful and enigmatic woman who becomes her protector and confidante. They are trying to reach Addis Abba, Ethiopia, a metropolis swirling with radical politics and rich culture. But Mariama will find a city far different than she ever expected—romantic, turbulent, and dangerous. As one heads east and the other west, Meena and Mariama’s fates are linked in ways that are mysterious and shocking to the core. Written with stunning clarity, deep emotion, and a futuristic flair, The Girl in the Road is an artistic feat of the first order: vividly imagined, artfully told, and profoundly moving. From the Hardcover edition.