Carmen, Lena, Bridget et Tibby sont amies depuis toujours. Mais cet été est celui de la séparation puisqu'elles partent pour le première fois chacune de leur côté. Le jean magique, symbole de leur amitié, voyagera entre les quatre filles et sera témoin de leur bonheur comme de leurs malheurs. De surprises en émotions, de rires en larmes, les quatre filles font l'apprentissage de la vie !
Un roman au ton juste, aussi drôle qu'émouvant, où se mêlent les voix des quatre adolescentes. Ce premier tome de la série culte d'Ann Brashares, vendue à 20 millions d'exemplaires dans le monde, nous entraîne dans un été chargé d'émotions, entre rires et larmes.
Les vacances approchent. Carmen, Tibby, Bridget et Lena s'apprêtent à ressortir le jean magique, symbole de leur amitié et témoin de leur aventures. Cette année, l'été s'annonce bien différent...
'J'ai toujours aimé l'idée que les vêtements s'imprègnent de nos émotions et de nos souvenirs, alors pourquoi un jean ne pourrait-il pas incarner une amitié? Ann Brashares.
Sasha et Ray passent tous leurs étés dans la vieille maison de famille de Long Island. Depuis l'enfance, ils partagent tout, lisent les mêmes livres, dorment dans le même lit... mais ils ne se sont jamais rencontrés! Car le père de la jeune fille a été marié avec la mère de Ray. Après leur séparation, chacun a gardé la maison commune de vacances mais en évitant d'y retrouver l'autre. Cet été, pourtant, les chemins de Ray et Sasha vont enfin se croiser.
C'est l'ultime été avant la grande séparation. Rien ne sera plus comme avant : à la fin des vacances Carmen, Tibby, Bridget et Lena partiront dans des universités différentes. Plus que jamais, elles se raccrochent au jean magique, symbole de leur amitié.
De surprises en émotions, de rires en larmes, les quatre filles dont une nouvelle fois l'apprentissage de la vie !
"J'ai toujours aimé l'idée que les vêtements s'imprègnent de nos émotions et de nos souvenirs, alors pourquoi un jean ne pourrait-il pas incarner une amitié ?"
Plus émouvantes et drôles que jamais, les quatre filles nous entraînent une fois encore dans le tourbillon de la vie, une vie qui n'épargne personne, mais qui donne tant à ceux qui l'aiment...
Le troisième tome de la série culte d'Ann Brashares.
Tibby, Lena, Carmen et Bridget ont grandi. La vie les a éloignées. Et, au-delà de leur carrière professionnelle et de leur vie amoureuse, chacune sait que quelque chose leur manque... La proximité qu'elles ont toujours connue jusqu'ici. Un beau jour, Tibby, qui vit en Australie, leur envoie des billets d'avion pour organiser des retrouvailles en Grèce ! Aucune des quatre amies ne se doute à quel point leur vie en sera bouleversée, à jamais...
Ann Brashares fait revivre ses quatre héroïnes mythiques, confrontées aux grandes questions de la vie: l'amitié, la tragédie, la maternité, l'amour...
Une lecture chaleureuse et émouvante à savourer à tout âge comme les confidences d'une meilleure amie.
Après une première année à l'université, Carmen, Tibby, Bridget et Lena ont chacune des projets différents pour l'été. Pourront-elles oublier leurs déceptions et leurs blessures passées, pour mieux se retrouver ?
Le quatrième tome de "Quatre filles et un jean", série culte d'Ann Brashares.
Prenna, 17 ans, a immigré à New-York avec sa mère. Elle ne vient pas d'un autre pays, mais d'une autre époque. Un futur, ravagé par une pandémie, où la vie est devenue impossible. Désormais, Prenna doit se fondre dans la société en suivant des règles strictes. Mais tout bascule lorsqu'elle tombe amoureuse d'Ethan...
Une romance impossible aux enjeux planétaires, un thriller passionnant porté par deux héros inoubliables.
"J'étais séduite à l'idée d'écrire une histoire d'amour qui défie le temps. C'est un idéal qui emmène l'amour à son état le plus pur, au delà de toutes les limites. Ça me fait passer pour une grande romantique... et ce n'est pas faux !"
À la rentrée, Polly, Ama et Jo feront leurs premiers pas au lycée. Depuis leur rencontre il y a cinq ans, les trois adolescentes ont changé et se sentent moins proches. Mais l'été va être bouleversant : Jo apprend le divorce de ses parents, Polly tente de devenir mannequin, Ama la studieuse se retrouve malgré elle en stage de randonnée... Autant d'occasions pour les filles de grandir et de renforcer leur amitié ?
Émouvantes, drôles, très différentes, Polly, Jo et Ama vous feront vivre un été inoubliable! Un magnifique roman d'amitié par l'auteur de "Quatre filles et un jean".
Lorsque le beau et mystérieux Daniel avoue son amour à Lucy, la jeune fille est émue. Mais pourquoi l'appelle-t-il Sophia et prétend-il qu'ils se sont aimés auparavant ? Troublée, Lucy s'enfuit, laissant Daniel au désespoir. il était persuadé qu'elle se souviendrait de leurs vies passées, des siècles plus tôt. Le jeune homme se remémore ses vies antérieures, du soldat de l'Antiquité au chirurgien américain. Lucy voit peu à peu des souvenirs ressurgir. Et si Daniel avait raison ? Pour le savoir, elle décide de percer les secrets de son passé. Mais les forces obscures qui avaient séparé les deux amants refont surface...
Daniel tells me that he's always loved me. That I feel the same. That I always have. Not just in this life, but in my last life, and all my lives before. But I don't remember him. He says he is always searching for me. Always hoping that one day I will remember. But it is only he that carries the memory of our love. I know that finding true love is never easy. Perhaps you have fought for it. Perhaps, like Daniel, you have endured the pain of it being unrequited. But I hope your quest ends happily. I hope you never have to face the heartbreak that inevitably awaits us. This is our extraordinary, unforgettable story.
Carmen, Tibby, Lena and Bridget have been best friends all their lives. They live in the same small American town and usually spend every moment of their long summer holidays together. The year they turn 16 is the first time they have separate plans for the summer but the girls are determined to keep in touch. Tibby buys a pair of jeans in a second-hand shop and the girls discover that the trousers magically fit each of them perfectly, despite their different figures and heights. They hit upon a wonderful plan of sharing the jeans throughout the vacation - sending them on to the next friend when they feel the time is right.From Baja California to Greece, from film-making to football, the girls - and the travelling pants - encounter first love, family upset and fatal illness. Secure in the knowledge that their friendship is constant - and the symbol of it need never be more than a parcel-delivery away - the girls survive their summer and return home with a wealth of new experiences to share.A perfect teen-chick summer read; a quirky, humorous and memorable cut above the rest.
Lena: Immerses herself in her painting and an intoxicating summer fling, fearing that the moment she forgets about Kostos will be the moment she sees him again.
Carmen: Falls under the spell of a sophisticated college friend for whom a theatrical role means everything and the heritage of the Pants means nothing.
Bridget: Joins a dig for an ancient city on the coast of Turkey and discovers that her archaeology professor is available in every way except one.
Tibby: Leaves behind someone she loves, wrongly believing he will stay where she has left him.Join Ann Brashares' beloved sisterhood once again in a dazzling, fearless novel. It's a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Carmen, Bee and Tibby, here and now, past and future, together and apart.
Summer is always a special time for the four teenage best friends: Bee, Tibby, Carmen and Lena. They have the time to hang out, get jobs, share secrets, discuss boys - and wear the amazing jeans they call the travelling pants. This year there's an added poignancy as the girls know this is their last summer together before going off to different universities. With Lena defying her father, Carmen resenting her mother, Bee rediscovering her first love and Tibby trying to escape her family, the air is fraught with tension. Can the strength of their friendship overpower the feuds in their families and leave the girls with happy memories of the third summer of the sisterhood?
Three girls. One summer. Their friendship to salvage . . .Ama, desperate to live up to her family's expectations, finds herself on an outdoor adventure summer camp. Can she stick it out or will this be the first time in her life she's ever failed anything . . . ?Tomboy, loner Polly discovers that her grandmother used to be a model and decides she's going to follow in her footsteps - even if it means starving herself to get thin. Jo's parents' are still grieving the death of her older brother and she's stuck in the middle of their messy divorce. She's got her own problems this summer too - has she made a mistake by turning her back on her old friends?Having let their friendship fade, can these three girls, with their three very different lives, struggle through the summer without each other, or will they realise they've made a mistake?
With a little bit of sand in pockets, the Travelling Pants and the Sisterhood that wears them are back - and ready to embark on their 16th summer . . . Lena's in love - but will it end in a broken heart? Bridget: She's about to face up to some painful truths about her late mother . . . Carmen: She's hoping destiny will play her cards right - for once! Tibby's going to film school - so will she be star of the show?
summer is a time to grow
Polly has an idea that she can't stop thinking about, one that involves changing a few things about herself. She's setting her sights on a more glamorous life, but it's going to take all of her focus. At least that way she won't have to watch her friends moving so far ahead.
Jo is spending the summer at her family's beach house, working as a busgirl and bonding with the older, cooler girls she'll see at high school come September. She didn't count on a brief fling with a cute boy changing her entire summer. Or feeling embarrassed by her middle school friends. And she didn't count on her family at all. . .
Ama is not an outdoorsy girl. She wanted to be at an academic camp, doing research in an air-conditioned library, earning A's. Instead her summer scholarship lands her on a wilderness trip full of flirting teenagers, blisters, impossible hiking trails, and a sad lack of hair products.
It is a new summer. And a new sisterhood. Come grow with them.
From the Hardcover edition.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Ten years later, the story continues
On the cusp of turning thirty, Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget are now living separate lives, out on their own. Yet despite having jobs and men that they love, each knows that something is missing: the closeness that once sustained them. Carmen is a successful actress in New York, engaged to be married, but misses her friends. Lena finds solace in her art, teaching in Rhode Island, but still thinks of Kostos and the road she didn’t take. Bridget lives with her longtime boyfriend, Eric, in San Francisco, and though a part of her wants to settle down, a bigger part can’t seem to shed her old restlessness. Then Tibby reaches out to bridge the distance, sending the others plane tickets for a reunion that they all breathlessly await. And indeed, it will change their lives forever--but in ways that none of them could ever have expected.
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The long, hot summers spent on Fire Island have always been the highlight of the year for sisters Riley and Alice. Not least because it is there that they always see Paul: their next-door neighbour, Riley's best friend in all the world, and the only boy Alice has ever loved. Then Paul goes to university, and he leaves them both behind him. Three years later, as Alice prepares to start Law School, Paul returns. The trick, he tells himself, is to have what he had without destroying it. But their world will change irresistibly, wonderfully and tragically, with every breath they take.
An unforgettable epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to.
Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love.
This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a different time--a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins.
Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they’re from, never interfere with history, and never, ever be intimate with anyone outside their community. Prenna does as she’s told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth.
But everything changes when Prenna falls for Ethan Jarves.
From Ann Brashares, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, The Here and Now is thrilling, exhilarating, haunting, and heartbreaking--and a must-read novel of the year.
"This gripping story is set in a world unlike any other and inhabited by beautifully imagined characters that stay with you long after the last page. As always, Brashares expertly captures the wonder of love’s enduring power.” – Sara Shepard, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars
From the Hardcover edition.
Ann Brashares’s New York Times bestselling Sisterhood novels--The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood, and Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood--are available for the first time together in one ebook omni edition.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends--Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen--who made it possible.
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
With a bit of last summer’s sand in the pockets, the Traveling Pants and the sisterhood who wears them--Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen--embark on their second summer together.
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
It’s the summer before the sisterhood departs for college . . . their last real summer together before they head off to start their grown-up lives. It’s the time when Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen need their Pants the most.
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood
With unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Traveling Pants are back for one last, glorious summer. It’s a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Bridget, Tibby, and Carmen, here and now, past and future, together and apart.
The new YA sensation from bestselling author of Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, Ann Brashares. Perfect for fans of Zoella, Nicola Yoon, Jennifer Niven and Cathy Cassidy.Ray and Sasha share a bedroom, they have overlapping circles of friends and the same sisters - but they've never met.Once, Sasha's dad and Ray's mum were married, and had three daughters. But the marriage crumbled. Now there are two new families with two new children, Sasha and Ray, and during the summer months they alternate sharing a rambling beach house.Teenagers now, Ray and Sasha find themselves becoming more and more curious about each other.When they finally meet, it's a summer filled with romance and secrets...and a tragedy that will break or heal their families for ever.
Seventeen-year-old Prenna James emigrated to New York when she was twelve. But Prenna didn't come from a different country, she came from a different time - a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins.
Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they're from, never interfere with history, and never, ever be intimate with anyone outside their community. Prenna does as she's told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth and take the lives of her younger brothers. But everything changes when she falls for Ethan.
/> She might be able to save the world ... if she lets go of the one thing she's found to hold on to.
From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares comes her first adult novel
In the town of Waterby on Fire Island, the rhythms and rituals of summer are sacrosanct: the ceremonial arrivals and departures by ferry; yacht club dinners with terrible food and breathtaking views; the virtual decree against shoes; and the generational parade of sandy, sun-bleached kids, running, swimming, squealing, and coming of age on the beach.
Set against this vivid backdrop, The Last Summer (of You and Me) is the enchanting, heartrending story of a beach-community friendship triangle and summertime romance among three young adults for whom summer and this place have meant everything. Sisters Riley and Alice, now in their twenties, have been returning to their parents' modest beach house every summer for their entire lives. Petite, tenacious Riley is a tomboy and a lifeguard, always ready for a midnight swim, a gale-force sail, or a barefoot sprint down the beach. Beautiful Alice is lithe, gentle, a reader and a thinker, and worshipful of her older sister. And every summer growing up, in the big house that overshadowed their humble one, there was Paul, a friend as important to both girls as the place itself, who has now finally returned to the island after three years away. But his return marks a season of tremendous change, and when a simmering attraction, a serious illness, and a deep secret all collide, the three friends are launched into an unfamiliar adult world, a world from which their summer haven can no longer protect them.
Ann Brashares has won millions of fans with her blockbuster series, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, in which she so powerfully captured the emotional complexities of female friendship and young love. With The Last Summer (of You and Me), she moves on to introduce a new set of characters and adult relationships just as true, endearing, and unforgettable. With warmth, humor, and wisdom, Brashares makes us feel the excruciating joys and pangs of love-'both platonic and romantic. She reminds us of the strength and sting of friendship, the great ache of loss, and the complicated weight of family loyalty. Thoughtful, lyrical, and tremendously moving, The Last Summer (of You and Me is a deeply felt celebration of summer and nostalgia for youth.