Romance genre books (342)


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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo EN

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Country: Asia / China flag China
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Communication is proving tricky for Ziao, a young woman fresh off the plane from China. When she finds herself pitched headlong into an affair, and living with her English boyfriend, she decides to write her very own dictionary, a Chinese-English dictionary for lovers. But will her new love survive the cultural chasms between East and West?


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A Long Petal of the Sea : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting works in [Isabel Allende’s] long career.”—The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Esquire • Good Housekeeping • Parade In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succ... continue

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A mulher ruiva by Orhan Pamuk PT

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
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O vencedor do Nobel Orhan Pamuk retorna à arte do romance com a instigante história de um garoto abandonado pelo pai. Ao se jogar em caminhos imprevisíveis, ele se aproxima de um cavador de poços e tem sua vida impactada por um incidente envolvendo uma misteriosa mulher ruiva. Anos depois ele é capaz de revisitar a cena e desvelar segredos desse passado. Orhan Pamuk nos põe na pele de Cem, jovem de classe-média abandonado pelo pai que deixa seu cotidiano ordinário para se tornar aprendiz de um pobre cavador de poços que busca encontrar água em uma planície desolada. Eles trabalham arduamente s... continue

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A palavra que resta by Stênio Gardel PT

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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Uma carta guardada por mais de cinquenta anos — e jamais lida. É essa a relíquia que Raimundo leva consigo. Homem analfabeto que na juventude teve um amor secreto brutalmente interrompido, ele resolve que ainda é tempo de aprender a ler e talvez decifrar essa ferida aberta do passado.

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A pediatra by Andréa del Fuego PT

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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Cecília é o oposto do que se imagina de uma pediatra – uma mulher sem espírito maternal, pouco apreço por crianças e zero paciência para os pais e mães que as acompanham. Porém a medicina era um caminho natural para ela, que seguiu os passos do pai. Apesar de sua frieza com os pacientes, ela tem um consultório bem-sucedido, mas aos poucos se vê perdendo lugar para um pediatra humanista, que trabalha com doulas, parteiras e acompanha até partos domiciliares. Mesmo a obstetra cesarista com quem Cecília sempre... continue

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A Simple Passion by Annie Ernaux EN

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Country: Europe / France flag France
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WINNER OF THE 2022 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE A New York Times Notable Book In her spare, stark style, Annie Ernaux documents the desires and indignities of a human heart ensnared in an all-consuming passion. Blurring the line between fact and fiction, an unnamed narrator attempts to plot the emotional and physical course of her 2 year relationship with a married foreigner where every word, event, and person either provides a connection with her beloved or is subject to her cold indifference. With courage and exactitude, she seeks the truth behind an existence lived entirely for someone else, a... continue

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A Spell in Provence by Marie Laval EN

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Country: Europe / France flag France
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After losing her job in England, Amy Carter uses her redundancy payment to start a new life in France, turning Bellefontaine, an overgrown Provençal farmhouse, into a successful hotel. Though she has big plans for her new home, none of them involves falling in love — least of all with Fabien Coste, the handsome but arrogant owner of the nearby château. As romance blossoms in the beautiful Provençal countryside, disturbing events at the farmhouse hint at a dark mystery — a destructive, centuries-old attachment between the ladies of Bellefontaine and the ducs de Coste. As Amy struggles to unrave... continue

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A Spy in the House by Ying S. Lee EN

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Country: Asia / Singapore flag Singapore
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Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

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A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
Vikram Seth's novel is, at its core, a love story: Lata and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra, are both trying to find -- through love or through exacting maternal appraisal -- a suitable boy for Lata to marry. Set in the early 1950s, in an India newly independent and struggling through a time of crisis, A Suitable Boy takes us into the richly imagined world of four large extended families and spins a compulsively readable tale of their lives and loves. A sweeping panoramic portrait of a complex, multiethnic society in flux, A Suitable Boy remains the story of ordinary people caught up in a web of l... continue