If I Could Turn Back Time by Beth HarbisonTold with Beth Harbisons wit and warmth, If I Could Turn Back Time is the fantasy of every woman who has ever thought, If I could go back in time, knowing what I know now, Id do things so differently...
Thirty-seven year old Ramie Phillips has led a very successful life. She made her fortune and now she hob nobs with the very rich and occasionally the semi-famous, and she enjoys luxuries she only dreamed of as a middle-class kid growing up in Potomac, Maryland. But despite it all, she cant ignore the fact that she isnt necessarily happy. In fact, lately Ramie has begun to feel more than a little empty.
On a boat with friends off the Florida coast, she tries to fight her feelings of discontent with steel will and hard liquor. No one even notices as she gets up and goes to the diving board and dives off...
Suddenly Ramie is waking up, straining to understand a voice calling in the distance...Its her mother: Wake up! Youre going to be late for school again. Im not writing a note this time...
Ramie finds herself back on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, with a second chance to see the people shes lost and change the choices she regrets. How did she get back here? Has she gone off the deep end? Is she really back in time? Above all, shell have to answer the question that no one else can: What it is that she really wants from the past, and for her future?
New York Times Bestsellers: Current List
The average American reads 12 or 13 books a year, but with over 3 million books in print, the choices they face are staggering. Despite the introduction of , new titles each year, only a tiny fraction of these attract a large enough readership to make The New York Times Best Seller list. Which raises the questions: How does a book become a best-seller, and which types of books are more likely to make the list? Recently, with help of Burcu Yucesoy , a postdoc in my lab, I put the reading habits of Americans under our data microscope. We did so by analyzing the sales patterns of the 2, fiction and 2, nonfiction titles that made The New York Times Best Seller list for hardcovers during the last decade. The first thing the data reminded me is just how few books in my favorite category, science, become best-sellers — a paltry 1. Science books compete for a spot on the nonfiction list with everything from business to history, sports to religion.
While in no particular order, the below list does feature a July 2nd the rd day of the year, making it the exact half-way point cut-off date. For a look at other great titles coming out beginning on July 3rd, click here. Operator Down by Brad Taylor. It was to be a simple mission. Nothing more than assessing whether a merchant in the fabled Israeli Diamond Exchange was involved in a scheme that could potentially embarrass the state of Israel. But nothing is ever simple in the world of intelligence, as Aaron Bergman—a former leader of an elite direct action team under the Mossad—should have known.
Each week, upwards of 20 books are released, one sounding just as intriguing as the next. As a way to simplify the book-picking process very technical term , The New York Times offers up a weekly list of bestsellers, including everything from fiction to nonfiction, and adult to middle-grade.
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It may not feel like it yet, but the year is starting to draw to an end, and as the weather gets cooler and the nights longer, opportunities to curl up on the couch with a good book abound. After a life-threatening encounter with a maniac driver, she slowly regains her memory of the incident and sets about tracking down the assailant. Kate Atkinson, Transcription Little Brown. I sped through this droll new espionage novel, chock-full of 5th columnists, surveillance, and strong cups of tea. His Washington D.