Nantucket Nights Book
Score: 2.5
From 18 Ratings

Nantucket Nights


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429905466

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Nantucket Nights Excerpt :

The ties between women can run as deep as the ocean--but so can the secrets. For 20 years, Kayla, Antoinette and Val have performed their own special summer ritual. Once a year, the old friends put aside their daily, separate lives to drink champagne, swap stories and swim naked under the Nantucket stars. But on one of those bonding nights, one of their trio swims out from the shore and doesn't return. After the surviving friends emerge from their grief, they realize that the repercussions of their loss go far beyond their little circle, and they begin to uncover layers of secrets--and their connections to each other--that were never revealed on the beach. What has made their friendship strong now has the power to destroy--their marriages, families, even themselves, in Elin Hilderbrand's Nantucket Nights.

The Beach Club Book
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The Beach Club


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429905459

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The Beach Club Excerpt :

In The Beach Club, the juicy first novel by talented newcomer Elin Hilderbrand, a series of personal dramas are played out during one summer at a Nantucket Beach Club. It's about the love of summer, summer love, and the special feelings we all have for that special summer place--in this case, a hotel and an island. Mack Petersen, manager of the hotel, has been working at The Beach Club for 12 summers. Only this summer is different. His boss, the owner of the hotel, Bill Elliot, shows up in the spring with a new set of demands. His girlfriend Maribel is pressing Mack to get married and Vance, the African-American bellman, who has hated Mack since the day Mack stole his job 12 years ago, threatens him in a deadly scene. Mack knows something's got to give. Love O'Donnell, the new front desk person straight from the slopes of Aspen, is desperately searching for a stranger to father her child. The bellman, Jem Crandall, who posed as Mr. November in his college calendar, is on his way to LA to break into agenting, until he falls in love with Maribel. Emotions are at a peak when a hurricane threatens to wash away The Beach Club and all it stands for. An engrossing, sexy novel that will sweep you away to the beach any time of the year.

Summer People Book
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Summer People


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 1429905476

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Summer People Excerpt :

"Things get more twisted at every turn, with enough lies and betrayals to fuel a whole season of soap operas...readers will be hooked."—Publishers Weekly on Elin Hilderbrand's Summer People Every summer the Newton family retreats to their beloved home on Nantucket for three months of sunshine, cookouts, and bonfires on the beach. But this summer will not be like any other. When Arch Newton, a prominent New York attorney, dies in a plane crash on his way home from a business trip, his beautiful widow, Beth, can barely keep things together. Above all, though, she decides that she must continue the family tradition of going to Nantucket, and at the same time fulfill a promise that Arch made before he died. Beth invites Marcus, the son of Arch's final and most challenging client, to spend the summer with her and her teenage twins, Winnie and Garrett, who have mixed reactions to sharing their special summer place with this stranger. Always a place of peace before, Nantucket becomes the scene of roiling emotions and turbulent passions as Marcus, Winnie, and Garrett learn about loss, first love, and betrayal. And when they stumble upon a shocking secret from Beth's past, they must keep it from destroying the family they've been trying so hard to heal.

The Blue Bistro Book
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

The Blue Bistro


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429905497

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The Blue Bistro Excerpt :

Elin Hilderbrand, author of the enchanting Summer People and The Beach Club, invites you to experience the perfect getaway with her sparkling new novel. Adrienne Dealey has spent the past six years working for hotels in exotic resort towns. This summer she has decided to make Nantucket home. Left flat broke by her ex-boyfriend, she is desperate to earn some fast money. When the desirable Thatcher Smith, owner of Nantucket's hottest restaurant, is the only one to offer her a job, she wonders if she can get by with no restaurant experience. Thatcher gives Adrienne a crash course in the business...and they share an instant attraction. But there is a mystery about their situation: what is it about Fiona, the Blue Bistro's chef, that captures Thatcher's attention again and again? And why does such a successful restaurant seem to be in its final season before closing its doors for good? Despite her uncertainty, Adrienne must decide whether to open her heart for the first time, or move on, as she always does. Infused with intimate Nantucket detail and filled with the warmth of passion and the breeze of doubt, The Blue Bistro is perfect summer reading.

The Elin Hilderbrand Collection  Volume 2 Book

The Elin Hilderbrand Collection Volume 2


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2014-11-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466883017

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The Elin Hilderbrand Collection Volume 2 Excerpt :

THE ELIN HILDERBRAND COLLECTION: VOLUME 2 includes two blockbusters by New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand NANTUCKET NIGHTS For 20 years, Kayla, Antoinette, and Val have performed their own special summer ritual. Once a year, the old friends put aside their daily, separate lives to drink champagne, swap stories, and swim naked under the Nantucket stars. This time though, one of them swims out from the shore and doesn't return. After the surviving friends emerge from their grief, they realize that the repercussions of their loss go far beyond their little circle, and they begin to uncover layers of secrets, and their connections to each other, that were never revealed on the beach. What has made their friendship strong now has the power to destroy their marriages, families--and even themselves. THE BLUE BISTRO Adrienne Dealey has spent the past six years working for hotels in exotic resort towns and this summer has decided to relocate to Nantucket. Left flat broke by her ex-boyfriend, she is desperate to earn some fast money. When the desirable Thatcher Smith, owner of the hottest restaurant on the island, is the only one to offer her a job, she wonders if she can get by with no restaurant experience. There seems to be a lot at stake: The Blue Bistro is in its final summer, before closing its doors for good. Adrienne gets a crash course in the restaurant business and things seem to be going smoothly...until Thatch makes Adrienne break one of her cardinal rules, which is never date the boss. Instant chemistry notwithstanding, Adrienne can't quite shake the feeling that there's something more to Thatch's relationship with his brilliant chef Fiona. It's a mystery she can't quite solve. Does she open her heart for the first time, or move on, as she always does?

The Love Season Book
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Love Season


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Pachubi Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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The Love Season Excerpt :

Welcome to The Love Season—a riveting story that takes place in one day and spans decades; a story that embraces the charming, pristine island of Nantucket, as well as Manhattan, Paris and Morocco. Elin Hilderbrand's most ambitious novel to date chronicles the famous couplings of real lives: love and friendship, food and wine, deception and betrayal—and forgiveness and healing. Marguerite Beale, former chef of culinary hot spot Les Parapluies, has been out of the public eye for over a decade. This all changes with a phone call from Marguerite's goddaughter, Renata Knox. Marguerite has not seen Renata since the death of Renata's mother, Candace Harris Knox, fourteen years earlier. And now that Renata is on Nantucket visiting the family of her new fiancé, she takes the opportunity, against her father's wishes, to contact Marguerite in hopes of learning the story of her mother's life—and death. But the events of the day spiral hopelessly out of control for both women, and nothing ends up as planned.

Good Night Nantucket Book

Good Night Nantucket


  • Author : Adam Gamble
  • Publisher : Good Night Books
  • Release Date : 2011-11-14
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 20
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602197534

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Good Night Nantucket Excerpt :

ManyÊof North AmericaÕs most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these boardbooks designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continentÕs natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured areaÕs attractionsÑsuch as theÊRocky Mountains in Denver,Êthe Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, LakeÊOntario in Toronto, and volcanoes in Hawaii. Rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place.

Silver Girl Book
Score: 3.5
From 29 Ratings

Silver Girl


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Reagan Arthur Books
  • Release Date : 2011-06-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0316175579

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Silver Girl Excerpt :

Meredith Martin Delinn just lost everything: her friends, her homes, her social standing - because her husband Freddy cheated rich investors out of billions of dollars. Desperate and facing homelessness, Meredith receives a call from her old best friend, Constance Flute. Connie's had recent worries of her own, and the two depart for a summer on Nantucket in an attempt to heal. But the island can't offer complete escape, and they're plagued by new and old troubles alike. When Connie's brother Toby - Meredith's high school boyfriend - arrives, Meredith must reconcile the differences between the life she is leading and the life she could have had. Set against the backdrop of a Nantucket summer, Elin Hilderbrand delivers a suspenseful story of the power of friendship, the pull of love, and the beauty of forgiveness.

28 Summers Book
Score: 4
From 22 Ratings

28 Summers


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316420051

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28 Summers Excerpt :

A "captivating and bittersweet" novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of '69: Their secret love affair has lasted for decades—but this could be the summer that changes everything (People). When Mallory Blessing's son, Link, receives deathbed instructions from his mother to call a number on a slip of paper in her desk drawer, he's not sure what to expect. But he certainly does not expect Jake McCloud to answer. It's the late spring of 2020 and Jake's wife, Ursula DeGournsey, is the frontrunner in the upcoming Presidential election. There must be a mistake, Link thinks. How do Mallory and Jake know each other? Flash back to the sweet summer of 1993: Mallory has just inherited a beachfront cottage on Nantucket from her aunt, and she agrees to host her brother's bachelor party. Cooper's friend from college, Jake McCloud, attends, and Jake and Mallory form a bond that will persevere—through marriage, children, and Ursula's stratospheric political rise—until Mallory learns she's dying. Based on the classic film Same Time Next Year (which Mallory and Jake watch every summer), 28 Summers explores the agony and romance of a one-weekend-per-year affair and the dramatic ways this relationship complicates and enriches their lives, and the lives of the people they love.

Nantucket Blue Book
Score: 3.5
From 13 Ratings

Nantucket Blue


  • Author : Leila Howland
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781423179191

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Nantucket Blue Excerpt :

For Cricket Thompson, a summer like this one will change everything. A summer spent on Nantucket with her best friend, Jules Clayton, and the indomitable Clayton family. A summer when she'll make the almost unattainable Jay Logan hers. A summer to surpass all dreams. Some of this turns out to be true. Some of it doesn't. When Jules and her family suffer a devastating tragedy that forces the girls apart, Jules becomes a stranger whom Cricket wonders whether she ever really knew. And instead of lying on the beach working on her caramel-colored tan, Cricket is making beds and cleaning bathrooms to support herself in paradise for the summer. But it's the things Cricket hadn't counted on--most of all, falling hard for someone who should be completely off-limits--that turn her dreams into an exhilarating, bittersweet reality. A beautiful future is within her grasp, and Cricket must find the grace to embrace it. If she does, her life could be the perfect shade of Nantucket blue. Plus a sneak peek from Nantucket Red, on-sale May 2014!

The Matchmaker Book
Score: 3.5
From 23 Ratings

The Matchmaker


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316329026

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The Matchmaker Excerpt :

In this moving story about losing and finding love again, a woman sets out to find the perfect matches for those closest to her. Forty-eight-year-old Nantucketer Dabney Kimball Beech has always had a gift for matchmaking. Some call her ability mystical, while others, her husband, celebrated economist John Boxmiller Beech, and her daughter, Agnes, who is clearly engaged to the wrong man, call it meddlesome. But there's no arguing with her results: With 42 happy couples to her credit and all of them still together, Dabney has never been wrong about romance. Never, that is, except in the case of herself and Clendenin Hughes, the green-eyed boy who took her heart with him long ago when he left the island to pursue his dream of becoming a journalist. Now, after spending twenty-seven years on the other side of the world, Clen is back on Nantucket, and Dabney has never felt so confused, or so alive. But when tragedy threatens her own second chance, Dabney must face the choices she's made and share painful secrets with her family. Determined to make use of her gift before it's too late, she sets out to find perfect matches for those she loves most.

Night Birds On Nantucket Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

Night Birds On Nantucket


  • Author : Joan Aiken
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-10-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781409024682

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Night Birds On Nantucket Excerpt :

Shipwrecked Dido Twite, picked up by a whaling ship, finds herself many miles from home and facing deep troubles. Sinister Miss Slighcarp, the governess from Willoughby Chase, makes a reappearance, this time is cahoots with Hanoverian plotters who have a dastardly plan in mind.

Finding Wonders Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Finding Wonders


  • Author : Jeannine Atkins
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481465670

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Finding Wonders Excerpt :

A gorgeously written novel in verse about three girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists. Maria Merian was sure that caterpillars were not wicked things born from mud, as most people of her time believed. Through careful observation she discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented her findings in gorgeous paintings of the life cycles of insects. More than a century later, Mary Anning helped her father collect stone sea creatures from the cliffs in southwest England. To him they were merely a source of income, but to Mary they held a stronger fascination. Intrepid and patient, she eventually discovered fossils that would change people’s vision of the past. Across the ocean, Maria Mitchell helped her mapmaker father in the whaling village of Nantucket. At night they explored the starry sky through his telescope. Maria longed to discover a new comet—and after years of studying the night sky, she finally did. Told in vibrant, evocative poems, this stunning novel celebrates the joy of discovery and finding wonder in the world around us.

Nantucket News Book

Nantucket News


  • Author : Pamela M. Kelley
  • Publisher : Piping Plover Press
  • Release Date : 2022-07-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Nantucket News Excerpt :

This book introduces a new character, Taylor, who is Abby's best friend and former college roommate. She has just accepted a job on Nantucket as a junior reporter for the local paper. She finds herself both impressed by and attracted to her new boss, Blake, whose family owns the paper. Of course she can't act on that attraction and tells herself it's just a harmless crush. Meanwhile, Rhett thinks there may be a thief at his restaurant. Abby is dealing with an issue she didn't expect. Marley's ex-husband announced he wants her back, now that she's moved on. And Taylor's co-worker, another newish reporter has heard a rumor about celebrities filming on the island and is chasing a story that doesn't want to be caught.

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Book
Score: 4
From 50 Ratings

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase


  • Author : Joan Aiken
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-08-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448139897

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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Excerpt :

Can you go a little faster? Can you run? Long ago, at a time in history that never happened, England was overrun with wolves. But as Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia discover, real danger often lies closer to home. Their new governess, Miss Slighcarp, doesn't seem at all nice. She shuts Bonnie in a cupboard, fires the faithful servants and sends the cousins far away from Willoughby Chase to a place they will never be found. Can Bonnie and Sylvia outwit the wicked Miss Slighcarp and her network of criminals, forgers and snitches? BACKSTORY: Find out a few things you didn't know about wolves and learn all about the wonderful world of the author.