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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 / softback 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 / softback Release Date: 01/01/2008

Summers of the Sisterhood: Forever in Blue

Summers of the Sisterhood: Forever in Blue

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2007

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' 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.

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

Sisterhood Travelling Pants

Sisterhood Travelling Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2005

Summers of the Sisterhood: Girls in Pants

Summers of the Sisterhood: Girls in Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2004

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 / softback 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?

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2003

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