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Not every match is made in the marriage mart...Some happen when you least expect it.

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Contemporary romance set in Seattle's Pioneer Square.

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MYSTERY PICK OF THE MONTH! –Library Journal (Starred Review)

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Journey to an irresistible town you’ll want to return to over and over again.

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She was the last woman he wanted in his life. . .and the one he needed the most.

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Romantic Times says The Bride Next Door “is a laugh out-loud, play-on-words dramathon…”

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Pursued by a dangerous terrorist, U.S. Deputy Marshal Casey Sloane, along with two other Marshals, put their lives on the line to deliver a federal witness to the FBI.


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Also by Kathryn Stockett:

The Help, December 2016
Mass Market Paperback
The Help, April 2011
Trade Size (reprint)
The Help, February 2009

The Help
Kathryn Stockett

April 2011
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Featuring: Minny; Aibileen; Skeeter
528 pages
ISBN: 0425232204
EAN: 9780425232200
Trade Size (reprint)
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Be prepared to meet three unforgettable women:

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell Skeeter where she has gone.

Aibileen is a black maid, a wise, regal woman raising her seventeenth white child. Something has shifted inside her after the loss of her own son, who died while his bosses looked the other way. She is devoted to the little girl she looks after, though she knows both their hearts may be broken.

Minny, Aibileen's best friend, is short, fat, and perhaps the sassiest woman in Mississippi. She can cook like nobody's business, but she can't mind her tongue, so she's lost yet another job. Minny finally finds a position working for someone too new to town to know her reputation. But her new boss has secrets of her own.

Seemingly as different from one another as can be, these women will nonetheless come together for a clandestine project that will put them all at risk. And why? Because they are suffocating within the lines that define their town and their times. And sometimes lines are made to be crossed.

In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement...

Media Buzz

Face the Nation - November 27, 2011
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon - August 25, 2011
Early Show - August 22, 2011
Nate Berkus - August 12, 2011
Early Show - August 10, 2011
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Extra - August 10, 2011
Good Morning America - August 4, 2011
Weekend Edition Sunday - July 10, 2011
Nate Berkus - June 8, 2011


1 comment posted.

Re: The Help

this book sounds amazing to read.
(Gloria Walshver 11:50pm June 4, 2011)

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