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Sometimes you want to spend the whole evening wrapped in a blanket with a good book. Especially for such a mood, together with the largest book service by subscription MyBook, we have prepared a selection of new products that can be read in just a few hours. Enjoy!
The Missing Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
1946, USA. Grace Healy discovers a suitcase with pictures of girls in Central Park. Soon the heroine learns that during the Second World War they were all recruited by the special services and sent to occupied France to help the Resistance. The war ended and the girls disappeared. Grace decides to find them at all costs and return them to their homeland. The plot is based on a true story.
Quote from the book: “Fear is a natural reaction, and it’s good that you are afraid. Fear keeps us from being careful and helps us stay alive. But you must tame your fear, learn to curb it."
Happily Ever After by Sarah Dessen
Luna helps brides to organize beautiful weddings, while she herself cannot forget Ethan, who brutally broke her heart. One day she has a new colleague - a cheerful and frivolous Ambrose. The girl does not like a frivolous partner at all, and the young man does not understand the closed moon. But they will have to learn how to work together, although it will be very difficult.
Quote from the book: “Life molds something unique from each person. Hardly anyone can understand how the events of the past, as well as the ups and downs, turned me into the person I was now."
Wish Tree by Katherine Applegate
For many years, people have been coming to this special oak on May 1st. They tie ribbons on him and make the most cherished wishes. And now a new family settled not far from the tree, and a ribbon appeared on the branch, on which it was written in children's handwriting that someone really wanted to find a friend. Can an old oak tree really make a dream come true?
Quote from the book: “But sometimes surprises happen. And every spring night Samar reminded me that there is beauty in silence, and grace in humility”.
Between the Past and the Future by Karen White
Eve has been confined to a wheelchair since childhood, and her sister Eleanor blames herself for this. Trying to hide from these depressing emotions, she works hard and dreams of becoming a pianist. Suddenly, Eleanor's boss offers to help her with the promotion in exchange for the girl to become a travel companion for his aunt. The heroine agrees, and her life begins to change in an amazing way.
Quote from the book: “We live, we love. In life, we are given a choice of which doors to open and which to close without regret. That's all we have, but it's enough for happiness."
The Book Life of Nina Hill by Abby Waxman
Nina Hill lived a quiet life and worked in a bookstore until one day she found out about the death of her father, with whom she had not spoken for a long time. After that, the heroine's world changed dramatically: she had a crowd of noisy relatives and a very persistent suitor. At first, the girl perceives what is happening with horror and wants to return to calmness and books, but soon she begins to like these unexpected metamorphoses.
Quote from the book: "Life sometimes arranges mean things, and all we can do is try to endure them with courage."
Station on the Way to Better Place by Benjamin Wood
When Daniel was twelve, he went to the film studio where his father worked. A weekend with dad was supposed to be a fun adventure, but turned into a real nightmare, which the hero cannot forget for more than twenty years. The book is a monologue of the protagonist, already an adult man, trying through the story of the tragedy to comprehend the past and say goodbye to it.
Quote from the book: “I'll tell you what,” he continued, “you can't disdain people because of their profession. There are people like open books, and it's okay, not everyone is chasing a dream. But usually - and I swear our waitress is a typical case - people are much deeper than meets the eye. Take me at least."
Reach for the Stars by Emma Scott
Autumn was sure she loved Connor and it was mutual. He and his best friend Weston go to the army, to a hot spot, and the girl is very worried about her beloved. But when the heroine begins to receive tender letters from both guys, she is confused. And soon he completely ceases to understand which of them is waiting for more.
Quote from the book: “I feel like I'm riding a roller coaster, even though I didn't want to go to this ride at all. But I have already got into the trailer and drive. Up down. higher lower. Now I can't get off."