Aimee Molloy

1 The Perfect Mother

Author : Aimee Molloy
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $12.99
Release Date :  2018-05-01
Description :  THE&#xa0;INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND&#xa0;MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE SUMMER—SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SCANDAL’S KERRY WASHINGTON<br /><br />An addictive psychological thriller&#xa0;about&#xa0;a group of&#xa0;women whose lives become unexpectedly connected when one of their newborns goes missing.<br /><br />A night out. A few hours of fun. That’s all it was meant to be.<br /><br />They call themselves the May Mothers—a group of new moms whose babies were born in the same month. Twice a week, they get together in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park for some much-needed adult time.<br /><br />When the women go out for drinks at the hip neighborhood bar, they want a fun break from their daily routine. But on this hot Fourth of July night, something goes terrifyingly wrong: one of the babies is taken from his crib. Winnie, a single mom, was reluctant to leave six-week-old Midas with a babysitter, but her fellow May Mothers insisted everything would be fine. Now he is missing.&#xa0;What follows is a heart-pounding race to find Midas, during which secrets are exposed, marriages are tested, and friendships are destroyed.&#xa0;<br /><br />Thirteen days.&#xa0;An unexpected twist. The Perfect Mother&#xa0;is&#xa0;a&#xa0;"true page turner." —B.A. Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors&#xa0;&#xa0;

2 Rosewater: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival

Author : Maziar Bahari, Aimee Molloy & Jon Meacham
Genre :  Biographies & Memoirs  Books  Politics & Current Events  History  Middle East 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2011-06-07
Description :  <b>NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART | Previously published as&#xa0;<i>Then They Came for Me</i><br /></b><br />When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he know, as he kissed her good-bye, that he would spend the next three months in Iran’s most notorious prison, enduring brutal interrogation sessions at the hands of a man he knew only by his smell: Rosewater.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> For the Bahari family, wars, coups, and revolutions are not distant concepts but intimate realities they have suffered for generations: Maziar’s father was imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s, and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s. Alone in his cell at Evin Prison, fearing the worst, Maziar draws strength from his memories of the courage of his father and sister in the face of torture, and hears their voices speaking to him across the years. He dreams of being with Paola in London, and imagines all that she and his rambunctious, resilient eighty-four-year-old mother must be doing to campaign for his release. During the worst of his encounters with Rosewater, he silently repeats the names of his loved ones, calling on their strength and love to protect him and praying he will be released in time for the birth of his first child.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> A riveting, heart-wrenching memoir, <i>Rosewater</i> offers insight into the past seventy years of regime change in Iran, as well as the future of a country where the democratic impulses of the youth continually clash with a government that becomes more totalitarian with each passing day. An intimate and fascinating account of contemporary Iran, it is also the moving and wonderfully written story of one family’s extraordinary courage in the face of repression.<br /> &#xa0;<br /><b>“I really connected to Maziar’s story. It’s a personal story but one with universal appeal about what it means to be free.”—Jon Stewart</b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> “An important and elegant book . . . a prison memoir enlarged into a family history.”<b>—<i>The New Republic</i></b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> “Clear and compelling . . . engaging and informative—a gripping tribute to human dedication and a cogent indictment of a corrupt regime.”<b>—<i>Washington Independent Review of Books</i></b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> “[<i>Rosewater</i>] is not only a fascinating, human exploration into Bahari’s personal experience . . . it also provides insight into the shared experience of those affected by repressive governments everywhere.”<b>—<i>Mother Jones<br /></i></b><br />“A damning account . . . [<i>Rosewater</i>]&#xa0;turns a lens not only on Iran’s surreal justice system but on the history and culture that helped produce it.”<b>—<i>The Washington Post</i></b><br /> &#xa0;<br />“[<i>Rosewater</i>]&#xa0;is a unique achievement. It is a story not just of political cruelty (a subject Bahari treats movingly), but also about the two poles of Iranian political culture, bent together in upheaval.”<b>—<i>The Guardian </i>(UK)</b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> “A beautifully written account of life in Iran, filled with insights not only into the power struggles and political machinations but into the personal, emotional lives of the people living in that complicated country. Maziar Bahari is a brave man and a wonderful storyteller.”<b>—Fareed Zakaria</b><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

3 Jantsen's Gift

Author : Pam Cope & Aimee Molloy
Genre :  Biographies & Memoirs  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2009-04-16
Description :  Nine years ago, Pam Cope owned a cozy hair salon in the tiny town of Neosho, Missouri, and her life revolved around her son's baseball games, her daughter's dance lessons, and family trips to places like Disney World. She had never been out of the country, nor had she any desire to travel far from home.<br /><br />Then, on June 16th, 1999, her life changed forever with the death of her 15-year-old son from an undiagnosed heart ailment. <br /><br />Needing to get as far away as possible from everything that reminded her of her loss, she accepted a friend's invitation to travel to Vietnam, and, from the moment she stepped off the plane, everything she had been feeling since her son's death began to shift. By the time she returned home, she had a new mission: to use her pain to change the world, one small step at a time, one child at a time. Today, she is the mother of two children adopted from Vietnam. More than that, she and her husband have created a foundation called "Touch A Life," dedicated to helping desperate children in countries as far-flung as Vietnam, Cambodia and Ghana.<br /><br />Pam Cope's story is on one level a moving, personal account of loss and recovery, but on a deeper level, it offers inspiration to anyone who has ever suffered great personal tragedy or those of us who dream about making a difference in the world.

4 However Long the Night

Author : Aimee Molloy
Genre :  Biographies & Memoirs  Books  Nonfiction  Social Science 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2013-04-30
Description :  In However Long the Night, Aimee Molloy tells the unlikely and inspiring story of Molly Melching, an American woman whose experience as an exchange student in Senegal led her to found Tostan and dedicate almost four decades of her life to the girls and women of Africa.<br /><br />This moving biography details Melching's beginnings at the University of Dakar and follows her journey of 40 years in Africa, where she became a social entrepreneur and one of humanity's strongest voices for the rights of girls and women.<br /><br />Inspirational and beautifully written, However Long the Night: Molly Melching's Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph is a passionate entreaty for all global citizens. This book is published in partnership with the Skoll Foundation, dedicated to accelerating innovations from organizations like Tostan that address the world's most pressing problems.

5 La madre perfecta

Author : Aimee Molloy
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Release Date :  2018-06-07
Description :  <b>Un <i>thriller</i> psicológico adictivo sobre un grupo de mujeres que ven cómo el sueño de la maternidad se tambalea y pone a prueba su sentido de la amistad.</b><br /><br />Un grupo de cuatro madres recientes, que se reúnen regularmente para conversar y distraerse, se ve convulsionado cuando el bebé de una de ellas desaparece.<br /><br /><b>Una noche de copas. Unas horas de diversión. Nada podía ir mal.</b><br /><br />Se hacen llamar las madres de mayo, porque es el mes en el que nacieron sus hijos. Desde entonces, se han reunido dos veces por semana en el Prospect Park de Brooklyn para compartir experiencias y preocupaciones sobre sus recién nacidos.<br /><br />Una noche deciden salir un poco de la rutina, alejarse por unas horas de su estrenado papel de madres responsables y salir de copas, reírse un rato, pasarlo bien. Pero algo se tuerce irremisiblemente cuando Midas, el hijo de Winnie, desaparece mientras duerme sin que la canguro sepa dar explicación alguna y sin dejar rastro.<br /><br />¿Qué peor pesadilla puede existir para una madre que no saber dónde está su hijo de apenas seis semanas? Lo que sigue es una carrera contrareloj para encontrar a Midas en la que todas las madres del grupo tendrán que decidir cuánto están dispuestas a arriesgar para dar con el pequeño, aunque eso signifique exponer sus secretos, desafiar sus miedos, poner a prueba las vidas que tan cuidadosamente han construido e incluso cuestionarse a sí mismas.<br /><br /><b>Reseñas:</b><br />«<i>La madre perfecta</i> es una novela apasionante que explora las presiones a la que se ven sometidas las madres modernas y también la peor pesadilla que cualquier madre puede sufrir. A la vez maravillosamente construida, entretenida y fascinante, te deja en ascuas hasta el final. Me enorgullezco muchísimo de llevar esta novela de suspense a la gran pantalla.»<br />Kerry Washington<br /><br />«Finalmente, una nueva película que completará el trío de <i>thrillers </i>suburbanos que inauguraron<i> Perdida</i> y<i> La chica del tren</i>. Tomad nota:<i> La madre perfecta</i>, producida y protagonizada por Kerry Washington.»<br /><i>Vanity Fair</i>

6 Uma Mãe Perfeita

Author : Aimee Molloy
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2018-05-02
Description :  Quatro amigas encontram-se num jardim em Brooklyn, Nova Iorque. São mães há pouco tempo e debatem-se com as exigências das suas novas vidas. Colette é escritora e sonha em dedicar mais tempo à família. Nell é especialista em cibersegurança e quer fugir a um passado sombrio. Francie pretende ser mãe a tempo inteiro e, assim, expiar segredos antigos. E Winnie, atriz famosa… Winnie quer apenas o filho de volta. É que alguém aproveitou a única noite em que as amigas saíram sem as crianças para raptar o pequeno Midas.

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