#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ac Includes the novella Larger Than Life Throughout her blockbuster career, Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that anot only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of usa (The Boston Globe). Now, in her highly anticipated new novel, she has delivered her most affecting work yetaa book unlike anything she's written before. For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe she was abandoned, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice's old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the animals she loved, yet Jenna hopes the entries will provide a clue to her mother's whereabouts. Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest: Serenity Jones, a psychic who rose to fame finding missing persons, only to later doubt her gifts, and Virgil Stanhope, the jaded private detective who'd originally investigated Alice's case along with the strange, possibly linked death of one of her colleagues. As the three work together to uncover what happened to Alice, they realize that in asking hard questions, they'll have to face even harder answers. As Jenna's memories dovetail with the events in her mother's journals, the story races to a mesmerizing finish. A deeply moving, gripping, and intelligent page-turner, Leaving Time is Jodi Picoult at the height of her powers. Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more. Praise for Leaving Time aPiercing and uplifting . . . a smart, accessible yarn with a suspenseful puzzle at its core.aaThe Boston Globe aPoignant . . . an entertaining tale about parental love, friendship, loss.aaThe Washington Post aA riveting drama.aaUs Weekly a[A] moving tale.aaPeople aA fast-paced, surprise-ending mystery.aaUSA Today aIn Jenna, [Jodi] Picoult has created an unforgettable character who will easily endear herself to each and every reader. . . .Leaving Time may be her finest work yet.aaBookreporter a[A] captivating and emotional story.aaBookPage aWith plenty of twists and a surprising ending, [Leaving Time] explores the grieving process and what happens when we cannot move on.aaWoman's Day aA moving and emotional story.aaPittsburgh Post-Gazette aA truly engaging read . . . Full of the deep characters and multilayered story lines that have earned [Picoult] a spot in many readers' hearts.aaLibrary Journal aDelivers a powerhouse ending.aaBooklist aMemorable and poignant.aaPublishers WeeklyAs Jennaa#39;s memories dovetail with the events in her mothera#39;s journals, the story races to a mesmerizing finish. A deeply moving, gripping, and intelligent page-turner, Leaving Time is Jodi Picoult at the height of her powers.
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