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Let's Buddy! - Contemporary/Rom > Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult -> Starting May 15th, 2018

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message 1: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new) - rated it 4 stars

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1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply moving, gripping, and intelligent page-turner, Leaving Time is Jodi Picoult at the height of her powers.

Throughout her blockbuster career, Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that “not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us” (The Boston Globe). Now, in Leaving Time, she has delivered a book unlike anything she’s written before.

For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe she was abandoned, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice’s old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the animals she loved, yet Jenna hopes the entries will provide a clue to her mother’s whereabouts.

Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest: Serenity Jones, a psychic who rose to fame finding missing persons, only to later doubt her gifts, and Virgil Stanhope, the jaded private detective who’d originally investigated Alice’s case along with the strange, possibly linked death of one of her colleagues. As the three work together to uncover what happened to Alice, they realize that in asking hard questions, they’ll have to face even harder answers.

As Jenna’s memories dovetail with the events in her mother’s journals, the story races to a mesmerizing finish.

Praise for Leaving Time

“Piercing and uplifting . . . a smart, accessible yarn with a suspenseful puzzle at its core.”—The Boston Globe

“Poignant . . . an entertaining tale about parental love, friendship, loss.”—The Washington Post

“A riveting drama.”—Us Weekly

“[A] moving tale.”—People

“A fast-paced, surprise-ending mystery.”—USA Today

“In Jenna, [Jodi] Picoult has created an unforgettable character who will easily endear herself to each and every reader. . . . Leaving Time may be her finest work yet.”—Bookreporter

“[A] captivating and emotional story.”—BookPage


message 2: by Andy, Head of Read-a-thons (new) - rated it 4 stars

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message 3: by Andy, Head of Read-a-thons (new) - rated it 4 stars

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message 4: by Ashy Khaira (last edited May 20, 2018 06:44AM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

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message 5: by Andy, Head of Read-a-thons (new) - rated it 4 stars

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It doesn't look like your spoiler tag worked XD


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message 9: by Andy, Head of Read-a-thons (new) - rated it 4 stars

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Ashy Khaira wrote: "60% [spoilers removed]"

I hate Nevvie


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Ashy Khaira (asreenkhaira) | 814 comments Andrea wrote: "It doesn't look like your spoiler tag worked XD"

fixed it lols


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