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The Whole Thing Together

The Whole Thing Together

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2017

The new YA sensation from bestselling author of Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, Ann Brashares. Perfect for fans of Zoella, Nicola Yoon, Jennifer Niven and Cathy Cassidy. Ray and Sasha share a bedroom, they have overlapping circles of friends and the same sisters - but they've never met. Once, Sasha's dad and Ray's mum were married, and had three daughters. But the marriage crumbled. Now there are two new families with two new children, Sasha and Ray, and during the summer months they alternate sharing a rambling beach house. Teenagers now, Ray and Sasha find themselves becoming more and more curious about each other.When they finally meet, it's a summer filled with romance and secrets...and a tragedy that will break or heal their families for ever.

Whole Thing Together

Whole Thing Together

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 25/04/2017

A beautifully written novel about love, class differences, and betrayal playing out over the course of a fractured American family's Long Island summer from #1New York Timesbestselling author Ann Brashares, author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series.';A gorgeously written novel on love, loss and family.' NICOLA YOON,#1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything Summer for Sasha and Ray means the sprawling old house on Long Island. Since they were children, they've shared almost everythingreading the same books, running down the same sandy footpaths to the beach, eating peaches from the same market, laughing around the same sun-soaked dining table. Even sleeping in the same bed, on the very same worn cotton sheets. But they've never met.Sasha's dad was once married to Ray's mom, and together they had three daughters: Emma, the perfectionist; Mattie, the beauty; and Quinn, the favorite. But the marriage crumbled and the bitterness lingered. Now there are two new familiesand neither one will give up the beach house that holds the memories, happy and sad, of summers past.The choices we make come back to haunt us; the effect on our destinies ripples out of our control . . . or does it? This summer, the lives of Sasha, Ray, and their siblings intersect in ways none of them ever dreamed, in a novel about family relationships, keeping secrets, and most of all, love.';Masterful.' PW, Starred ';Acontinuous, consistently engrossing narrative . . .deeply moving.' The Bulletin,Starred ';A gorgeous exploration of family, secrets, and love.' Teen Vogue ';You absolutely must read it.' PopCrushAn Amazon Best of the Month SelectionA Teen Choice Book Award nominee!

Whole Thing Together

Whole Thing Together

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2017

here and now

here and now

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 07/10/2015

Soblyudaj pravila. Pomni o tom, chto sluchilos'. Ne vlyublyajsya. Prenna Dzhejms popala v N'yu-Jork pyat' let nazad. No ona ne immigrantka iz drugoj strany. Ona immigrantka iz budushchego. Budushchego, v kotorom naselenie planety prakticheski unichtozheno chudovishchnoj bolezn'yu. Kak i drugie beglecy iz budushchego, semnadcatiletnyaya Prenna dolzhna strogo soblyudat' sleduyushchie pravila: nikomu ne rasskazyvat', otkuda oni pribyli v N'yu-Jork, ne vmeshivat'sya v hod istorii, ne vstupat' v intimnyj kontakt vne svoej kommuny. I devushka staraetsya vesti sebya tak, kak uchat starshie, nadeyas', chto v dalekom budushchem ehto pomozhet spasti lyudej ot smertonosnoj bolezni. No kogda Prenna bez pamyati vlyublyaetsya v obychnogo parnya, ona zabyvaet obo vsekh pravilah... Vpervye na russkom yazyke!

The Here and Now

The Here and Now

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Seventeen-year-old Prenna James emigrated to New York when she was twelve. But Prenna didn't come from a different country, she came from a different time - a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins. Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they're from, never interfere with history, and never, ever be intimate with anyone outside their community. Prenna does as she's told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth and take the lives of her younger brothers. But everything changes when she falls for Ethan. She might be able to save the world ... if she lets go of the one thing she's found to hold on to.

Here and Now

Here and Now

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 08/04/2014

From the #1New York Timesbestselling author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series,The Here and Nowis an epic star-crossed romance about a girl who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she's found to hold on to.Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love.The world Prenna James comes from is in ruins. She and the others who escaped are here to prevent humanity's destruction. But if they don't follow The Rules, everything that matters will be gone: Friends. Families. Dreams. Love.Ethan Jarves can never know Prenna's secret. That she's not from another place.She's from another time."e;This gripping story is set in a world unlike any other and inhabited by beautifully imagined characters that stay with you long after the last page.' Sara Shepard,bestselling author ofPretty Little Liars';An appealingromantic thriller . . . [also]a potent reminder that we inherit the future we buy with our actions today.'Cassandra Clare for theNew York TimesBook Review';Fast-paced, gripping, and romantic.'Publishers Weekly';Lightning-paced . . . like a cinematic blockbuster.'Kirkus Reviews';The Here and Nowcould just as easilysit among the time-travel sci-fi, coming-of-age, or romantic thrillersof YA. Honestly, even though I really don't know how to categorize it, I loved it.'Happily Ever After/USA Today

Second Summer Of The Sisterhood

Second Summer Of The Sisterhood

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

The sparkling sequel to the smash hit, The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants.With a bit of last summer's sand in their pockets, the Travelling Pants and the Sisterhood that wears them embark on their 16th summer. Bridget: Impulsively sets off for Alabama, wanting to both confront her demons about her family and avoid them all at once. Lena: Spends a blissful week with Kostos, making the unexplainable silence that follows his visit even more unbearable. Carmen: Is concerned that her mother is making a fool of herself over a man. When she discovers that her mother borrowed the Pants to wear on a date, she's certain of it. Tibby: Not about to spend another summer working at Wallman's, she takes a film course only to find it's what happens off-camera that teaches her the most.

Sisterhood Of The Travelling Pants

Sisterhood Of The Travelling Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

From the New York Times bestselling author Ann BrasharesBest friends Lena, Tibby, Bridget and Carmen, all born within weeks of one another, are preparing to spend their first summer apart. When Carmen buys a pair of second-hand jeans, the girls discover that despite their different physiques, the jeans look great on all of them. They promise to rotate the magical jeans, dubbed 'the travelling pants', amongst them and at the summer's end record their favourite adventure while wearing the pants. The jeans travel the world with the girls, visiting grandparents in Greece, attending soccer camp in Mexico, spending summer with Dad in South Carolina and working at home. They tie together the four distinct characters, each individual and courageous young woman, as they find their own strength in the face of new love, unexpected friendships, a father's remarriage and a reckless relationship. The result is a true sisterhood of support and acceptance.

3 Willows

3 Willows

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

It is a new summer. And a new sisterhood. Come grow with them.Summer is a time to grow seeds Polly has an idea that she can't stop thinking about, one that involves changing a few things about herself. She's setting her sights on a more glamorous life, but it's going to take all of her focus. At least that way she won't have to watch her friends moving so far ahead.rootsJo is spending the summer at her family's beach house, working as a busgirl and bonding with the older, cooler girls she'll see at high school come September. She didn't count on a brief fling with a cute boy changing her entire summer. Or feeling embarrassed by her middle-school friends. And she didn't count on her family at all. . . leaves Ama is not an outdoorsy girl. She wanted to be at an academic camp, doing research in an air-conditioned library, earning As. Instead her summer scholarship lands her on a wilderness trip full of flirting teenagers, blisters, impossible hiking trails, and a sad lack of hair products.

Girls In Pants

Girls In Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

The third tantalising book in the story of the Travelling Pants and the four friends who wear them.The Pants first came to us at the perfect moment - when we were heading our separate ways for the first time. It was two summers ago when they first worked their magic, and last summer when they shook up our lives once again. You see, we don't wear the Pants year-round. We let them rest so they are extra powerful when summer comes. Now we're facing our last summer together. In September we go to college. And it's not like one of those TV shows where all of us magically turn up at the same college. We're going to four different colleges in four different cities. So this is really, really big. Our shared childhood is ending. We're headed off to start our real lives. Tomorrow night we'll launch the Pants on their third summer voyage. Tomorrow begins the time of our lives. It's when we'll need our Pants the most.

Forever In Blue

Forever In Blue

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

Lena: Immerses herself in her painting and an intoxicating summer fling, fearing that the moment she forgets about Kostos will be the moment she sees him again.Carmen: Falls under the spell of a sophisticated college friend for whom a theatrical role means everything and the heritage of the Pants means nothing.Bridget: Joins a dig for an ancient city on the coast of Turkey and discovers that her archaeology professor is available in every way except one.Tibby: Leaves behind someone she loves, wrongly believing he will stay where she has left him.Join Ann Brashares's beloved sisterhood once again in a dazzling, fearless novel. It's a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Carmen, Bee, and Tibby, here and now, past and future, together and apart.

Sisterhood Everlasting A Novel

Sisterhood Everlasting A Novel

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/03/2012

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Complete Collection

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Complete Collection

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2012

TheNew York Times bestselling Sisterhood novelsThe Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood, and Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhoodall available together in one ebook omni edition.The Sisterhood of the Traveling PantsOnce there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friendsLena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmenwho made it possible.The Second Summer of the SisterhoodWith a bit of last summer's sand in the pockets, the Traveling Pants and the sisterhood who wears themLena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmenembark on their second summer together.Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the SisterhoodIt's the summer before the sisterhood departs for college . . . their last real summer together before they head off to start their grown-up lives. It's the time when Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen need their Pants the most.Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the SisterhoodWith unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Traveling Pants are back for one last, glorious summer. It's a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Bridget, Tibby, and Carmen, here and now, past and future, together and apart.

Sisterhood Everlasting

Sisterhood Everlasting

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/07/2011

Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget have grown up, starting their lives on their own. And though the jeans they shared are long gone, the sisterhood is everlasting. Despite having jobs and men that they love, each knows that something is missing: the closeness that once sustained them. Carmen is a successful actress in New York, engaged to be married, but misses her friends. Lena finds solace in her art, teaching in Rhode Island, but still thinks of Kostos and the road she didn't take. Bridget lives with her long-time boyfriend, Eric, in San Francisco, and though a part of her wants to settle down, a bigger part can't seem to shed her old restlessness. Then Tibby reaches out to bridge the distance, sending the others plane tickets for a reunion that they all breathlessly await. And indeed, it will change their lives forever-but in ways that none of them could ever have expected. As moving and life-changing as an encounter with long-lost best friends, Sisterhood Everlasting is a powerful story about growing up, losing your way, and finding the courage to create a new one.

Sisterhood Everlasting (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants)

Sisterhood Everlasting (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants)

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2011

Return to the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants . . . ten years laterFrom #1 New York Times bestselling author Ann Brashares comes the welcome return of the characters whose friendship became a touchstone for a generation. Now Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget have grown up, starting their lives on their own. And though the jeans they shared are long gone, the sisterhood is everlasting.Despite having jobs and men that they love, each knows that something is missing: the closeness that once sustained them. Carmen is a successful actress in New York, engaged to be married, but misses her friends. Lena finds solace in her art, teaching in Rhode Island, but still thinks of Kostos and the road she didn't take. Bridget lives with her longtime boyfriend, Eric, in San Francisco, and though a part of her wants to settle down, a bigger part can't seem to shed her old restlessness.Then Tibby reaches out to bridge the distance, sending the others plane tickets for a reunion that they all breathlessly await. And indeed, it will change their lives foreverbut in ways that none of them could ever have expected.As moving and life-changing as an encounter with long-lost best friends, Sisterhood Everlasting is a powerful story about growing up, losing your way, and finding the courage to create a new one.From the Hardcover edition.

My Name Is Memory

My Name Is Memory

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2011

Daniel tells me that he's always loved me. That I feel the same. That I always have. Not just in this life, but in my last life, and all my lives before. But I don't remember him. He says he is always searching for me. Always hoping that one day I will remember. But it is only he that carries the memory of our love. I know that finding true love is never easy. Perhaps you have fought for it. Perhaps, like Daniel, you have endured the pain of it being unrequited. But I hope your quest ends happily. I hope you never have to face the heartbreak that inevitably awaits us. This is our extraordinary, unforgettable story.

My Name Is Memory

My Name Is Memory

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2010

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Last Summer (of You and Me) comes an imaginative, inspired, magical book-a love story that lasts more than a lifetime. Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia (despite her changing name and form) have been drawn together-and he remembers it all. Daniel has "e;the memory,"e; the ability to recall past lives and recognize souls of those he's previously known. It is a gift and a curse. For all the times that he and Sophia have been drawn together throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart. A love always too short. Interwoven through Sophia and Daniel's unfolding present day relationship are glimpses of their expansive history together. From 552 Asia Minor to 1918 England and 1972 Virginia, the two souls share a long and sometimes torturous path of seeking each other time and time again. But just when young Sophia (now "e;Lucy"e; in the present) finally begins to awaken to the secret of their shared past, to understand the true reason for the strength of their attraction, the mysterious force that has always torn them apart reappears. Ultimately, they must come to understand what stands in the way of their love if they are ever to spend a lifetime together. A magical, suspenseful, heartbreaking story of true love, My Name is Memory proves the power and endurance of a union that was meant to be.From the Compact Disc edition.

The Summer That Changed Everything

The Summer That Changed Everything

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Three girls. One summer. Their friendship to salvage . . . Ama, desperate to live up to her family's expectations, finds herself on an outdoor adventure summer camp. Can she stick it out or will this be the first time in her life she's ever failed anything . . . ? Tomboy, loner Polly discovers that her grandmother used to be a model and decides she's going to follow in her footsteps - even if it means starving herself to get thin. Jo's parents' are still grieving the death of her older brother and she's stuck in the middle of their messy divorce. She's got her own problems this summer too - has she made a mistake by turning her back on her old friends? Having let their friendship fade, can these three girls, with their three very different lives, struggle through the summer without each other, or will they realise they've made a mistake?

3 Willows

3 Willows

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 13/01/2009

In this follow-up novel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, it's time to discover a new sisterhood. A story of growing up, friendship, and understanding yourself, about three girls enjoying one last summer before high school.summer is a time to grow seeds Polly has an idea that she can't stop thinking about, one that involves changing a few things about herself. She's setting her sights on a more glamorous life, but it's going to take all of her focus. At least that way she won't have to watch her friends moving so far ahead. roots Jo is spending the summer at her family's beach house, working as a busgirl and bonding with the older, cooler girls she'll see at high school come September. She didn't count on a brief fling with a cute boy changing her entire summer. Or feeling embarrassed by her middle school friends. And she didn't count on her family at all. . . leaves Ama is not an outdoorsy girl. She wanted to be at an academic camp, doing research in an air-conditioned library, earning A's. Instead her summer scholarship lands her on a wilderness trip full of flirting teenagers, blisters, impossible hiking trails, and a sad lack of hair products. ';Brashares gets her characters' emotions and interactions just right.' --Publishers Weekly"e;Like the previous Pants books, this one will travel from girl to girl."e; --Kirkus Reviews

The Last Summer (of You & Me)

The Last Summer (of You & Me)

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2008

The long, hot summers spent on Fire Island have always been the highlight of the year for sisters Riley and Alice. Not least because it is there that they always see Paul: their next-door neighbour, Riley's best friend in all the world, and the only boy Alice has ever loved. Then Paul goes to university, and he leaves them both behind him. Three years later, as Alice prepares to start Law School, Paul returns. The trick, he tells himself, is to have what he had without destroying it. But their world will change irresistibly, wonderfully and tragically, with every breath they take.

Forever in Blue The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

Forever in Blue The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2008

Last Summer (Of You and Me)

Last Summer (Of You and Me)

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2007

Set against the vivid backdrop of Waterby on Fire Island, THE LAST SUMMER (OF YOU AND ME) is the heartrending story of a beach-community friendship triangle among three young adults for whom summer and this place have meant everything. Sisters Riley and Alice, now in their twenties, have been returning to their parents modest beach house every summer for their entire lives. Petite, tenacious Riley is a tomboy and a lifeguard, always ready for a midnight swim or a gale-force sail. Beautiful Alice is lithe, gentle, a reader and a thinker, and worshipful of her older sister. And every summer growing up, in the big house that overshadowed their humble one, there was Paul, a friend as important to both girls as the place itself, who has now finally returned to the island after three years away. But his return marks a season of tremendous change, and when a simmering attraction, a serious illness, and a deep secret all collide, the three friends are launched into an unfamiliar adult world, a world from which their summer haven can no longer protect them.With warmth, humor, and wisdom, Brashares makes us feel the excruciating joys and pangs of loveboth platonic and romantic. Thoughtful, lyrical, and tremendously moving, THE LAST SUMMER (OF YOU AND ME) is a deeply felt celebration of summer and nostalgia for youth.

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 16/01/2007

The fourth and final novelin the wildly popular #1New York Timesbestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series,from the author ofThe Whole Thing TogetherandThe Here and Now.With unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Traveling Pants are back for one last, glorious summer. It's a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Bridget, Tibby, and Carmen, here and now, past and future, together and apart.Pants = love. Love your pals. Love yourself.';Genuinely moving."e; Entertainment Weekly';A strong, satisfying conclusion.' Booklist';An ode to love and friendship.' Kirkus Reviews';A great read.' Daily News(New York)

Girls in Pants

Girls in Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

The Pants first came to us at the perfect moment. That is, when we were splitting up for the first time. It was two summers ago when they first worked their magic, and last summer when they shook up our lives once again. You see, we don't wear the Pants year-round. We let them rest so they are extra powerful when summer comes. (There was the time this spring when Carmen wore them to her mom's wedding, but that was a special case.) Now we're facing our last summer together. In September we go to college. And it's not like one of those TV shows where all of us magically turn up at the same college. We're going to four different colleges in four different cities (but all within four hours of one anotherthat was our one rule). We're headed off to start our real lives. Tomorrow night at Gilda's we'll launch the Pants on their third summer voyage. Tomorrow begins the time of our lives. It's when we'll need our Pants the most.

Second Summer of the Sisterhood

Second Summer of the Sisterhood

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 10/10/2006

The second novelin the wildly popular #1New York Timesbestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series,from the author ofThe Whole Thing TogetherandThe Here and Now. With a bit of last summer's sand in the pockets, the Traveling Pants and the sisterhood who wears themLena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmenembark on their second summer together. Pants = love. Love your pals. Love yourself.';Light and romantic."e; The New York Times ';Fits like a favorite pair of pants.' USA Today ';A great summer read.' The Sacramento Bee ';As comfortable as an old pair of jeans.' Kirkus Reviews,Starred

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2006

The first novelin the wildly popular #1New York Timesbestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series,from the author of The Whole Thing Together andThe Here and Now. Some friends just fit together. Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friendsLena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmenwho made it possible. Pants = love. Love your pals. Love yourself."e;Funny, perceptive, and moving."e; --USA Today ';An outstanding and vivid book that will stay with readers for a long time.' Publishers Weekly,Starred, Flying Start ';The loving depiction of enduring and solid friendship will ring true to readers.' The Bulletin,Recommended ';A feel-good novel of substance.' Kirkus Reviews,Starred ';Uplifting.' Seventeen

Summers of the Sisterhood: Girls in Pants

Summers of the Sisterhood: Girls in Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/05/2005

Summer is always a special time for the four teenage best friends: Bee, Tibby, Carmen and Lena. They have the time to hang out, get jobs, share secrets, discuss boys - and wear the amazing jeans they call the travelling pants. This year there's an added poignancy as the girls know this is their last summer together before going off to different universities. With Lena defying her father, Carmen resenting her mother, Bee rediscovering her first love and Tibby trying to escape her family, the air is fraught with tension. Can the strength of their friendship overpower the feuds in their families and leave the girls with happy memories of the third summer of the sisterhood?

Summers of the Sisterhood: The Second Summer

Summers of the Sisterhood: The Second Summer

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/06/2003

With a little bit of sand in pockets, the Travelling Pants and the Sisterhood that wears them are back - and ready to embark on their 16th summer . . . Lena's in love - but will it end in a broken heart? Bridget: She's about to face up to some painful truths about her late mother . . . Carmen: She's hoping destiny will play her cards right - for once! Tibby's going to film school - so will she be star of the show?

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