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From the critically acclaimed author of The Kiss Quotient and The Bride Test comes a witty, sizzling novel that shows how wrong you can be about someone... and how right they can be for you.
From the critically acclaimed author of The Kiss Quotient comes a romantic novel about love that crosses international borders and all boundaries of the heart...
Goodread's Romance Book of the Year, 2018A Washington Post Book of the Year, 2018An AmazonBook of the Year, 2018Cosmopolitan's 33 Books to Get Excited About in 2018Elle Best Summer Reads 2018__________ A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick.It's high time for Stella Lane to settle down and find a husband - or so her mother tells her. This is no easy task for a wealthy, successful woman like Stella, who also happens to have Asperger's. Analyzing data is easy; handling the awkwardness of one-on-one dates is hard. To overcome her lack of dating experience, Stella decides to hire a male escort to teach her how to be a good girlfriend.Faced with mounting bills, Michael decides to use his good looks and charm to make extra cash on the side. He has a very firm no repeat customer policy, but he's tempted to bend that rule when Stella approaches him with an unconventional proposal.The more time they spend together, the harder Michael falls for this disarming woman with a beautiful mind, and Stella discovers that love defies logic.Heart-tugging, sexy and utterly joyful - The Kiss Quotient is a book for anyone who has been in love, or in lust...
A provocative and entertaining exploration of the country that Britons love to hate by one of our most respected journalists.
Now a major motion picture! During a restless summer on the Italian Riviera, a powerful romance blooms between seventeen-year-old Elio and his father's house guest, Oliver. Unrelenting currents of obsession and fear, fascination and desire threaten to overwhelm the lovers who at first feign indifference to the charge between them. What grows from the depths of their souls is a romance of scarcely six weeks' duration, and an experience that marks them for a lifetime. For what the two discover on the Riviera and during a sultry evening in Rome is the one thing they both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy.
Rich with humour, insight, compassion - and absolute honesty - Tiny Beautiful Things is a balm for everything life throws our way, administered by the author of the New York Times-bestselling memoir, Wild
Is the Internet making us stupid? In this new book, as incendiary as it is important, Nicholas Carr argues that the Internet is changing dramatically how we think, remember and interact.
A book to change minds and lives. Already a perennial New York Times bestseller, Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters and how we can make a difference.
This step-by-step guide to achieving happiness is the most significant book of its kind since Daniel Goleman's runaway bestseller, Emotional Intelligence. 'A remarkable book. It is hard to imagine a more convincing guide to that elusive thing: happiness' Pankaj Mishra.
The debut novel from a rising literary star: a funny, sexy, sensual examination of two young men falling in and out of love.
A ground-breaking big-ideas book exploring failure in business, government, and life - from the winners of the 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Bracken-Bower prize.
From the bestselling authority on connecting children with nature, a one-of-a-kind guide full of practical ideas, advice, and inspiration for creating a nature-rich life.
This instant Sunday Times bestseller tells the story of two fighter pilots, an American and a German, whose remarkable encounter during the Second World War became the stuff of legend
Bestselling novelist Michel Houellebecq, and bestselling philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy ('BHL'), are two of the most celebrated and controversial intellectual figures in France today. In Public Enemies they clash head on in an awe-inspiring, hilarious and revealing battle of the literary titans.
A compelling exploration of generational divides informed by exclusive studies from around the world.
Fans of Exciting Times and Convenience Store Woman will devour this funny and original literary debut about the unintentional consequences of anxiety and the relentless pressures of modern life, starring the most unforgettable literary creation since Eleanor Oliphant and Fleabag.
The XX Brain explains how hormonal changes makes a woman's brain especially vulnerable to dementia, and shows how this risk can be reduced by preventive medicine and lifestyle modifications designed specifically for women.
Told through case studies and medical history, this is an enlightening, in-depth book on the fascinating science behind pain and the complexities of its treatment, by one of the leading doctors in this area.
A compelling and timely inside account of the recent crisis in Burma and its troubled journey from dictatorship to democracy.
Winner of the Hearst Big Book Awards, 2019 - Women's Health's Book of the YearPart memoir, part practical guide to the vagina, this indispensable book sifts through myths and misinformation with the aim of empowering women with vital knowledge about their own bodies.
A captivating journey through nature, this book explains why life is like it is
One of the world's leading neurologists reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the brain disorders that he and his staff at the Harvard Medical School endeavour to treat.
'After two and a half millennia, it's rare to come across a genuinely new idea on the nature of morality, but in this book Josh Greene advances not one but several... Moral Tribes is a landmark in our understanding of morality and the moral sense.' Steven Pinker
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE GALAXY BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 'AUTHOR OF THE YEAR
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2010'One of the most beautiful and unsettling books I've ever read. I can't remember a more troubling and intense study of rootlessness and loneliness; Galgut is a writer of great, almost frightening, depth.' Tash Aw
A revised and updated edition of this magisterial and sweeping history of modern Africa.
The gripping first instalment of Anne Holt's bestselling Hanne Wilhelmsen series: a superbly chilling story of corruption in the corridors of power.
The first instalment in the Merrily Watkins series: The new vicar of Ledwardine is faced with unexpected hauntings and murderous traditions in her new 'cosy' parish...