And the dogs run with him. But lucas doesn’t want her to go, and he sees an opportunity to bring more than one friend back into the light. Frightened, he runs. Lucas finds unusual peace in running with the dogs, and eventually he meets their owner, Zoe Dinsmore. She wants out. She doesn’t want to be saved. An unforgettable novel about the power of friendship and kindness by the New York Times bestselling author of Pay It Forward.
Stay #ad - In the summer of 1969, fourteen-year-old Lucas Painter carries a huge weight on his shoulders. To find relief from the chaos, Lucas takes long, meandering walks, and one day he veers into the woods. There he discovers an isolated cabin and two huge dogs. And his best friend, Connor, is struggling with his own family issues.
His embattled parents are locked in a never-ending war.
Heaven AdjacentLake Union Publishing #ad - He pleads with roseanna to return to the city, but she’s finally discovered where she belongs. Although company is the last thing Roseanna wants, she reluctantly lets them stay. Roseanna and the young girl begin sculpting junk found around the farm into zoo animals, drawing more newcomers—including her estranged son, Lance.
Unsure of her future, Roseanna heads upstate on one tank of gas and with no plans to return. In the foothills of the Adirondacks, Roseanna discovers the perfect hideout in a ramshackle farm. Its seventy-six acres are rich with possibilities and full of surprises, including a mother and daughter squatting on the property.
Heaven Adjacent #ad - It may not provide the solitude she originally sought, but her heart has found room for much more. But when her best friend and law partner dies suddenly, something snaps. The new york times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde is heartfelt and perceptive in this bittersweet story about slowing down and discovering what can be gained when leaving everything behind.
Roseanna chaldecott spent her life as a high-powered lawyer in Manhattan.
Brave Girl, Quiet Girl: A NovelLake Union Publishing #ad - Helpless and terrified, still strapped in her seat, all Brooke can do is watch as Etta, disappears into the Los Angeles night. Miles away, etta is found by Molly, a homeless teen who is all too used to darkness. Out of one terrible moment, brooke’s and Molly’s desperate paths converge and an unlikely friendship across generations and circumstances is formed.
Shielding the little girl from more than the elements, Molly must put herself in harm’s way to protect a child as lost as she is. From new york times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a gripping and emotional novel about friendship, motherhood, and the journey toward finding a place to call home.
Brave Girl, Quiet Girl: A Novel #ad - Brooke is a divorced single mom, living with her mother, and holding tight to the one thing that matters most: her two-year-old daughter, financially strapped, Etta. Then, in a matter of seconds, Brooke’s life is shattered when she’s carjacked. Thrown away by her parents, and with a future as stable as the wooden crate she calls home, Molly survives day to day by her wits.
With it, brooke and molly will come to discover that what’s lost—and what’s found—can change in a heartbeat. As unpredictable as her life is, she’s stunned to find Etta, abandoned and alone.
Where We Belong#ad - Sophie has an autism-like disorder, and a tendency to shriek. When the opportunity arrives, angie decides to risk everything to help Paul’s dream come true, even their friendship and her one chance at a real home—the only thing she’s dreamed of since her father was killed. Angie is able to talk to him about growing up gay, and Paul trusts Angie with his greatest secret, his one dream.
Sophie falls in love immediately, and begins to imitate the “inside of the dog, fortunately, ” which, is a calm place. A place she can feel she belongs. By the bestselling author of don’t let me go, where we belong is a poignant, heartfelt, and walK ME HOME, and uplifting story about finding your place in the world, WHEN I FOUND YOU, no matter how impossible it seems.
Where We Belong #ad - Hyde has a sure touch with affairs of the heart. Publishers Weekly. Hyde is a remarkable, insightful storyteller, creating full-bodied characters whose dialogue rings true, with not a word to spare. Library journalfourteen-year-old Angie and her mom are poised at the edge of homelessness… again. The problem is her little sister, Sophie.
The shrieking stops. A place she can never be thrown out. Until paul inverness, socially isolated owner, moves to the mountains, the dog’s grumpy, and it all begins again.
Floating TwigsGifted Time Books #ad - When they meet while jack is fishing, jack knows that he and Bones are meant for each other, and he promises his oft-absent alcoholic parents that he'll somehow get a job to pay for his new dog's food and care. In the process of finding work, a middle-aged man who lives in a dilapidated school bus at the harbor, Jack meets Hank Pittman, and Mrs.
. Where the red fern Grows meets To Kill a Mockingbird. It's 1968 in the rural coastline town of denton, Florida, and the only thing with a tougher life than twelve-year-old Jack Turner is a starving dog named Bones. As bones nurses back to health, Hank and Mrs. When hank is put on trial for a crime he didn't commit, everything Jack holds dear is set in the balance of that small-town courtroom.
Floating Twigs #ad - Floating twigs is a timeless coming-of-age story about a boy and his dog, the responsibilities that come with loving others, and how sometimes one small moment can change a life forever. Mary jane dawson, an eccentric but kind older woman in need of gardening help. Dawson become the caring parents Jack never had.
But gossip and lies about Jack's growing relationships lead to an attack on Bones' life and questions about Hank's past.
Just After MidnightLake Union Publishing #ad - Throughout the sweltering summer, as they follow Midnight from show to show, Sarah comes to terms with what she witnessed on the terrible night her mother died. But the journey is far from over. From new york times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes an uplifting and poignant novel about friendship, trust, and facing your fears.
No longer tolerating her husband’s borderline abuse, Faith escapes to her parents’ California beach house to plan her next move. Sarah shares an unbreakable bond with Midnight and can’t bear to be apart from her. Faith must learn the value of trusting her instincts—and realize that the key to her future, and Sarah’s, is in her hands.
Just After Midnight #ad - She never dreamed her new chapter would involve befriending Sarah, a fourteen-year-old on the run from her father and reeling from her mother’s sudden and suspicious death. While sarah’s grandmother scrambles to get custody, faith is charged with spiriting the girl away on a journey that will restore her hope: Sarah implores Faith to take her to Falkner’s Midnight Sun, the prized black mare that her father sold out from under her.
Leaving Blythe River: A NovelLake Union Publishing #ad - From new york times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes an unforgettable story of courage and finding forgiveness in an unforgiving wilderness. Seventeen-year-old ethan Underwood is totally unprepared to search for his father in the Blythe River National Wilderness. Hail, and exhausting pain leave him wondering if he’s been fooled yet again: Is his father out here at all? As the situation grows increasingly dire, punishing sun, swollen rapids, Ethan realizes this quest has become about more than finding his dad.
Leaving Blythe River: A Novel #ad - From the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes a story of nature revealing human nature—the trickiest terrain. Navigating an unforgiving landscape, Ethan searches himself for the ability to forgive his father—if he finds him alive. Angry or not, he’s his father’s only hope. With the help of three locals—a fearless seventy-year-old widow, a pack guide, and a former actor with limited outdoor skills—he heads into the wild.
. The days that follow transform Ethan’s world. Not only is he small, scrawny, and skittish but he’s barely speaking to the man after a traumatic betrayal. Yet when his father vanishes from their remote cabin and rangers abandon the rescue mission, suddenly it’s up to Ethan to keep looking.
Have You Seen Luis Velez?Lake Union Publishing #ad - She turns to raymond for help, and as he tries to track Luis down, a deep and unexpected friendship blossoms between the two. Despondent at the loss of Luis, Mildred isolates herself further from a neighborhood devolving into bigotry and fear. Not with his mother’s new family. Not at school, where he’s an outcast.
Determined not to let her give up, raymond helps her see that for every terrible act the world delivers, there is a mirror image of deep kindness, and Mildred helps Raymond see that there’s hope if you have someone to hold on to. After his best friend moves away, a german jew who narrowly escaped the holocaust, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he’s tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who’s introduced herself with a curious question: Have you seen Luis Velez?Mildred Gutermann, has been alone since her caretaker disappeared.
Have You Seen Luis Velez? #ad - Raymond jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. An amazon charts and Wall Street Journal bestseller. New york times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde brings heartwarming authenticity to the story of two strangers who find that kindness is a powerful antidote to fear. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father’s wife.
The Wake UpLake Union Publishing #ad - From new york times bestselling author catherine Ryan Hyde comes an emotional novel of how one man’s life changes forever when he rediscovers his ability to feel the pain of others. Something has been asleep in forty-year-old cattle rancher Aiden Delacorte for a long time. But the newfound sensitivity of Aiden’s “wake up” has its price.
. Aiden can feel the boy’s pain, as well as that of his victims. He can no longer sleepwalk through life, holding everyone at arm’s length. As he struggles to cope with a trait he’s buried since childhood, Aiden falls in love with Gwen, a single mother whose young son bears a burden of his own. Sullen and broken from his experiences with an abusive father, Milo has turned to acting out in violent and rebellious ways.
The Wake Up #ad - Now he and milo must sift through their pasts to find empathy with the innocent as well as the guilty, to come to terms with their deepest fears, and to finally discover the compassionate heart of a family. It all comes back in a rush during a hunting trip, when he’s suddenly attuned to the animals around him, feeling their pain and fear as if it were his own.
Don't Let Me Go#ad - And then nobody will help me. Her answer changes everything. He has glimpsed his neighbors—beautiful manicurist Rayleen, lonely old Ms. Hinman, bigoted and angry Mr. Her answer: “if i sit inside, then nobody will know I’m in trouble. An excellent read. New books review “Original and wonderful. The sunformer broadway dancer and current agoraphobic Billy Shine has not set foot outside his apartment in almost a decade.
Troubled by this change in the natural order, Billy makes it far enough out onto his porch to ask Grace why she doesn’t sit inside where it’s safe. Catherine Ryan Hyde at her utter best. Chicklit Reviews. Not until grace begins to sit outside on the building’s front stoop for hours every day, inches from Billy’s patio.
Don't Let Me Go #ad - Lafferty, kind-hearted Felipe, and 9-year-old Grace and her former addict mother Eileen. But most of them have never seen Billy. By the bestselling author of when you were older and pay it forward, don’t let me go is the heart-breaking, funny, and life-affirming story of a building full of loners and misfits who come together to help a little girl survive—and thrive—against all odds.
Say Goodbye for NowLake Union Publishing #ad - Not that any of the townsfolk care. From new york times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a feel-good story of four outcasts who learn that some bonds are stronger than blood. On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the people and places that remind her of the past.
. But through the years they keep hope alive…waiting for the world to catch up with them. Lucy never thought she’d make connections again, never mind fall in love. Lucy, the outcasts soon find refuge in one another. Pete never imagined he’d find friends as loyal as Justin and the dog. Nor are they welcoming Calvin and Justin Bell, a newly arrived African American father and son.
Say Goodbye for Now #ad - When pete solomon, a neglected twelve-year-old boy, and Justin bring a wounded wolf-dog hybrid to Dr. In 1959, no one is interested in a woman doctor. But these four people aren’t allowed to be friends, much less a family, when the whole town turns violently against them. With heavy hearts, Dr. Lucy and pete say goodbye to Calvin and Justin.