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A great book and an immensely satisfying read for all those who have already discovered the 'Summers of the Sisterhood' titles and for those who haven't then Forever in Blue is as good a starting as any. You'll experience a rollercoaster of emotions from sadness and despair to happiness and elation.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.