INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNamed One of the Best Books of 2018 by: Washington Post • Refinery29″Mirza writes with a mercy that encompasses all things.
Huda, the middle child, determined to follow in her sister’s footsteps.
A Place for Us is a book for our times: an astonishingly tender-hearted novel of identity and belonging, and a resonant portrait of what it means to be an American family today.
” — RON CHARLES, Washington Post”A Place for Us is a book for our times.
There is Hadia: their headstrong, eldest daughter, whose marriage is a match of love and not tradition.
And lastly, their estranged son, Amar, who returns to the family fold for the first time in three years to take his place as brother of the bride.
It announces Fatima Farheen Mirza as a major new literary talent.
” — CHRISTIANE AMANPOURThe first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new imprint, SJP for Hogarth, A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity, and belongingAs an Indian wedding gathers a family back together, parents Rafiq and Layla must reckon with the choices their children have made.
What secrets and betrayals have caused this close-knit family to fracture? Can Amar find his way back to the people who know and love him best? A Place for Us takes us back to the beginning of this family’s life: from the bonds that bring them together, to the differences that pull them apart.
All the joy and struggle of family life is here, from Rafiq and Layla’s own arrival in America from India, to the years in which their children—each in their own way—tread between two cultures, seeking to find their place in the world, as well as a path home.
Includes new attractions, like Miami’s Pérez Art Museum and Manhattan’s High Line, plus more than 150 places of special interest to families.
“Patricia Schultz unearths the hidden gems in our North American backyard.
and Canada like never before, and for the first time with full-color photographs, here are 1,000 compelling, essential, offbeat, utterly unforgettable places.
Plus resorts, vineyards, hot springs, classic ballparks, the Talladega Speedway, and more.
And, for every entry, what you need to know about how and when to visit.
Don’t even think about packing your bag and sightseeing without it.
Pristine beaches and national parks, world-class museums and the Just for Laughs festival, mountain resorts, salmon-rich rivers, scenic byways, the Oyster Bar and the country’s best taco, lush gardens and coastal treks at Point Reyes, rafting the Upper Gauley (if you dare).
But the Blighs’ contentment is threatened when George’s murderous wife, Regina (Jenni Baird, The 4400), petitions for release from the insane asylum.
The phenomenal cast also includes Craig Hall (The Doctor Blake Mysteries), Sara Wiseman (Mercy Peak), Frankie J.
Set in 1958, this “captivatingly filmed, deeply romantic drama” (The Wall Street Journal) continues to address thorny social issues with intelligence and aplomb.
Holden (Something in the Air), Matt Day (Rake [Australia]), Aaron Pedersen (Jack Irish), and Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood (Underbelly).
As the sweeping Australian saga returns, four years have passed and nurse Sarah Nordmann (Marta Dusseldorp, Janet King) and her son are safe and happy, despite having to live separately from wealthy patriarch George Bligh (Brett Climo, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga) for political reasons.
George’s formidable mother, Elizabeth (Noni Hazlehurst, Little Fish), has finally found love and happiness with her new husband, while her granddaughter, Anna (Abby Earl, The Great Mint Swindle), makes waves as a single socialite.
The million-copy-selling calendar offers a new destination every month to stoke your wanderlust, with an itinerary-inpictures that captures the pleasure and excitement of travel.
For foodies, there’s fresh seafood and spaghetti ai frutti di mare along Italy’s Amalfi Coast.
For nature lovers, there are the lush cloud forests and volcanic hot springs of Costa Rica.
And for the adventurous? How about snorkeling in Jordan, or tangoing in Buenos Aires? Adapted from Patricia Schultz’s #1 New York Times bestselling series, the calendar’s hundreds of rich, full-color photographs and informative text will inspire you to book a flight for yourself or the whole family.
Expand your bucket list with a year of inspiration from travel connoisseur Patricia Schultz, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.
3 million copy-selling calendar features a new location to inspire your vacation planning and day dreaming.
Start your day with the Great Migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara or a trek through Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park in eastern Canada.
There’s the high-altitude beauty of Chile’s stark Atacama Desert and the 15th-century architecture of canal-laced Bruges in Belgium.
Plus, “Traveler in the Know” tips for local experiences, like what to expect from the sea -and-farm-to-vendor stalls of Palermo’s colorful Ballaro market, and quotes to inspire any traveler-actual and armchair.