If you loved We Were Liars, be the first to read this twisty new mystery that dives into the world of teen influencers from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars Sara Shepard and seventeen-year-old actress and social media personality Lilia Buckingham.
55-year-old Turner Prize-winning artist Bennett Driscoll is now a stranger in his own home. Without any income, he's forced to move into his artist studio at the back of his house and put the large West London residence up for rent on a popular vacation rental site. He struggles to find purpose in his day-to-day until three guests come along.
Full of grace, candor, grit, and humor, Eat a Peach chronicles Chang’s switchback path. He lays bare his mistakes and wonders about his extraordinary luck as he recounts the improbable series of events that led him to the top of his profession. He wrestles with his lifelong feelings of otherness and inadequacy, explores the mental illness that almost killed him, and finds hope in the shared value of deliciousness. Along the way, Chang gives us a penetrating look at restaurant life, in which he balances his deep love for the kitchen with unflinching honesty about the industry’s history of brutishness and its uncertain future.
Self-proclaimed total nerd, Sunny Dae, meets Cirrus Soh and he can't believe how cool and confident she is. She comes over one day and mistakes Sunny's older brother Gray's room — filled with electric guitars and rock posters — for his own. Then Sunny sort of, kind of, accidentally winds up telling Cirrus that he's the front man of a band. He gets knee-deep in the lie until just he's about to come clean, Cirrus asks to see them play sometime.
It's 1990 in Clanton, Mississippi and Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when he's appointed the attorney to Drew Gamble. The timid sixteen-year-old is accused of murdering a local deputy and many want a swift trial and the death penalty. There's more to the story than meets the eye and Jake is committed to saving Drew from the gas chamber, with his career, financial security, and his own family's safety on the line.
Ava still thinks that love should be found in the real world, not just on apps that filter men by specific personal information — she believes in feelings, not algorithms. After a recent breakup and dating app debacle, she decides to put love on hold and escapes to a remote writers' retreat in coastal Italy.
Professor Craig Wright created the popular "Genius Course" at Yale University and had devoted more than two decades exploring what 'genius' really is, probing the nature of the term. He reveals what we can learn from the lives of those dubbed "geniuses," past and present.