By Jodi Picoult
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • contains the novella Larger Than Life
Throughout her blockbuster occupation, Jodi Picoult has seamlessly mixed nuanced characters, riveting plots, and wealthy prose, brilliantly developing tales that “not in basic terms galvanize the brain yet contact the mistaken souls in we all” (The Boston Globe). Now, in her hugely expected new novel, she has introduced her such a lot affecting paintings yet—a publication not like whatever she’s written before.
For greater than a decade, Jenna Metcalf hasn't ever stopped puzzling over her mom, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared within the wake of a sad coincidence. Refusing to think she used to be deserted, Jenna searches for her mom on a regular basis on-line and pores over the pages of Alice’s previous journals. A scientist who studied grief between elephants, Alice wrote as a rule of her learn one of the animals she enjoyed, but Jenna hopes the entries will supply a clue to her mother’s whereabouts.
wanting to locate the reality, Jenna enlists not going allies in her quest: Serenity Jones, a psychic who rose to repute discovering lacking people, simply to later doubt her presents, and Virgil Stanhope, the jaded inner most detective who’d initially investigated Alice’s case besides the unusual, almost certainly associated loss of life of 1 of her colleagues. because the 3 interact to discover what occurred to Alice, they become aware of that during asking challenging questions, they’ll need to face even more durable answers.
As Jenna’s thoughts dovetail with the occasions in her mother’s journals, the tale races to a captivating end. A deeply relocating, gripping, and clever page-turner, Leaving Time is Jodi Picoult on the top of her powers.
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Praise for Leaving Time
“Piercing and uplifting . . . a sensible, obtainable yarn with a suspenseful puzzle at its core.”—The Boston Globe
“Poignant . . . an pleasing story approximately parental love, friendship, loss.”—The Washington Post
“A riveting drama.”—Us Weekly
“[A] relocating tale.”—People
“A fast moving, surprise-ending mystery.”—USA Today
“In Jenna, [Jodi] Picoult has created an unforgettable personality who will simply endear herself to every and each reader. . . . Leaving Time can be her best paintings yet.”—Bookreporter
“[A] eye-catching and emotional story.”—BookPage
“With lots of twists and a stunning finishing, [Leaving Time] explores the grieving procedure and what occurs once we can't movement on.”—Woman’s Day
“A relocating and emotional story.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“A actually attractive learn . . . packed with the deep characters and multilayered tale strains that experience earned [Picoult] a place in lots of readers’ hearts.”—Library Journal
“Delivers a powerhouse ending.”—Booklist
“Memorable and poignant.”—Publishers Weekly