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THE SUMMER WE READ GATSBY


The Summer We Read Gatsby A delightful comedy of manners about two sisters who must set aside their differences when they inherit a house in the Hamptons.

Cassie and Peck Moriarty share a last name, a love for The Great Gatsby, and a ramshackle cottage in the Hamptons, recently bequeathed to them by their beloved aunt Lydia-but the commonalities end there. Cassie, quiet, practical, and still reeling from a recent divorce, lives in Switzerland and works as a journalist, though she secretly yearns to publish a novel. Peck (short for Pecksland) is a drama queen with stage ambitions and a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk filled with vintage clothes. Raised by their mothers in Europe and New York, respectively, the half-sisters have only seen each other during the occasional summer vacation at Lydia's house. [...]

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LULU MEETS GOD AND DOUBTS HIM


Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him From her sleek perch behind the gallery desk, Mia McMurray has the perfect view of the entitlement, attitude, and glamour that slide through the plate-glass door of the Simon Pryce Gallery in New York City's artsy Chelsea neighborhood. In an instant, she can tell who's come to buy and who's just looking. Mia is at her post when painter Jeffrey Finelli is run over by a cab in front of the gallery the night of his first opening. Suddenly the art world's elite are falling all over themselves for a piece of the instantly-in-demand work by the late artist. At the center of his only show is an enormous painting, Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him, which becomes the object of frenzied desire [...]

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Like summer itself, this bewitching novel will leave you half in love and yearning for more. Elin Hildebrand, author of Barefoot