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Caroline Leavitt

Biography

Caroline Leavitt

Caroline Leavitt is the award-winning author of such novels as the New York Times bestsellers PICTURES OF YOU and IS THIS TOMORROW. Her essays and stories have been included in New York magazine, Psychology Today, More, Parenting, Redbook and Salon. She’s a book critic for People, the Boston Globe and the San Francisco Chronicle, and she teaches writing online at Stanford and UCLA.

Caroline Leavitt

Books by Caroline Leavitt

by Caroline Leavitt - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Stella is a nurse who has long suppressed her own needs and desires to nurture the dreams of her partner, Simon, the bass player for a rock band that has started to lose its edge. But when Stella falls into a coma just as Simon is headed to a gig that could revive his career, Simon must learn the meaning of sacrifice, while Stella’s best friend, Libby, a doctor who treats Stella, must also make a difficult choice as the coma wears on. When Stella at last awakes from her two-month sleep, she emerges into a striking new reality where Simon and Libby have formed an intense bond, and where she has acquired a startling artistic talent of her own: the ability to draw portraits of people in which she captures their innermost feelings and desires.

by Caroline Leavitt - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Sixteen-year-old Lucy Gold is about to run away with a much older man to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious repercussions for both her and her older sister, Charlotte. As Lucy’s default parent for most of their lives, Charlotte has seen her youth marked by the burden of responsibility, but never more so than when Lucy’s dream of a rural paradise turns into a nightmare.

by Caroline Leavitt - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 1956, Ava Lark rents a house with her 12-year-old son, Lewis, in a desirable Boston suburb. Lewis yearns for his absent father, befriending the only other fatherless kids: Jimmy and Rose. One afternoon, Jimmy goes missing. Years later, when Lewis and Rose reunite to untangle the final pieces of the tragic puzzle, they must decide: Should you tell the truth even if it hurts those you love, or should some secrets remain buried?