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This hard-bodied football star is used to scoring.


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Take the shot…or take a chance?


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A young widow dares to love again in the heartwarming conclusion of the Ardent Springs series.


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“Unforgettable characters and a high-octane plot …” —Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW


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In Summer Dance, bestselling author Nan Rossiter brings together characters from her acclaimed novel Nantucket in a powerful, heartwarming love story that bridges past and present.



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Also by Sheryl Sandberg:

Option B, May 2017
Hardcover
Lean In, April 2014
Hardcover
Lean In, March 2013
Hardcover

Also by Adam Grant:

Option B, May 2017
Hardcover
Originals, February 2016
Hardcover

Option B
Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant

Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

Knopf
May 2017
On Sale: April 24, 2017
ISBN: 1524732680
EAN: 9781524732684
Kindle: B01N8R5QD7
Hardcover / e-Book
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From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of LEAN IN and ORIGINALS: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.” Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience. It is a muscle that everyone can build.

OPTION B combines Sheryl’s personal insights with Adam’s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity. Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband, Dave Goldberg, collapsed on a gym floor, Sheryl opens up her heart—and her journal—to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death. But Option B goes beyond Sheryl’s loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness, job loss, sexual assault, natural disasters, and the violence of war. Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere . . . and to rediscover joy.

Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us. Even after the most devastating events, it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives. Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces. Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles, allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead. Two weeks after losing her husband, Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity. “I want Dave,” she cried. Her friend replied, “Option A is not available,” and then promised to help her make the most of Option B.

We all live some form of Option B. This book will help us all make the most of it.

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