Lily and the Octopus

A national bestseller combining the emotional depth of The Art of Racing in the Rain with the magical spirit of The Life of Pi, “Lily and the Octopus is the dog book you must read this summer” (The Washington Post). Ted—a gay, single, struggling writer is stuck: unable to open himself up to intimacy except through the steadfast companionship of Lily, his elderly dachshund. When Lily’s health is compromised, Ted vows to save her by any means necessary. By turns hilarious and poignant, an adventure with spins into magic realism and beautifully evoked truths of loss and longing, Lily and the Octopus reminds us how it feels to love fiercely, how difficult it can be to let go, and how the fight for those we love is the greatest fight of all. Introducing a dazzling and completely original new voice in fiction and an unforgettable hound that will break your heart—and put it back together again. Remember the last book you told someone they had to read? Lily and the Octopus is the next one. “Startlingly imaginative...this love story is sure to assert its place in the canine lit pack...Be prepared for outright laughs and searing or silly moments of canine and human recognition. And grab a tissue: “THERE! WILL! BE! EYE! RAIN!” (New York Newsday).

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  • Author : Steven Rowley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1501126237
  • Rating : 4/5 from 43 reviews
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Lily and the Octopus

Lily and the Octopus
  • Author : Steven Rowley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 30 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKLily and the Octopus

A national bestseller combining the emotional depth of The Art of Racing in the Rain with the magical spirit of The Life of Pi, “Lily and the Octopus is the dog book you must read this summer” (The Washington Post). Ted—a gay, single, struggling writer is stuck: unable to open himself up to intimacy except through the steadfast companionship of Lily, his elderly dachshund. When Lily’s health is compromised, Ted vows to save her by any means necessary.

Lily and the Octopus

Lily and the Octopus
  • Author : Steven Rowley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 07 June 2016
GET THIS BOOKLily and the Octopus

A national bestseller combining the emotional depth of The Art of Racing in the Rain with the magical spirit of The Life of Pi, “Lily and the Octopus is the dog book you must read this summer” (The Washington Post). Ted—a gay, single, struggling writer is stuck: unable to open himself up to intimacy except through the steadfast companionship of Lily, his elderly dachshund. When Lily’s health is compromised, Ted vows to save her by any means necessary.

Lily and the Octopus

Lily and the Octopus
  • Author : Steven Rowley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 June 2016
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‘Intelligently written, finely observed and surprisingly moving, this is a book you’ll find hard to put down’ Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project Companions come in all shapes and sizes. Companionship lasts forever. Lily and the Octopus is a novel about finding that special someone to share your life with. For Ted Flask, that someone is Lily, and she happens to be a dog. This novel reminds us how to love fiercely, how difficult it can be to

Lily and the Octopus

Lily and the Octopus
  • Author : Steven Rowley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 14 July 2016
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‘Intelligently written, finely observed and surprisingly moving, this is a book you’ll find hard to put down’ GRAEME SIMSION, author of The Rosie Project Companions come in all shapes and sizes. Companionship lasts forever. Ted and Lily - Enjoy long walks. Watch films together. Have been known to share a pizza. Love each other fiercely. Have been inseparable for 12 years. But there is one more twist to come in this tail … A charming, heartfelt and unforgettable novel about life,

The Guncle

The Guncle
  • Author : Steven Rowley
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 25 May 2021
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An NPR Book of the Year Finalist for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the summer. Patrick, or Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP, for short), has always loved his niece, Maisie, and nephew, Grant. That is, he loves spending time with them when they come out

Heartbreak for Hire

Heartbreak for Hire
  • Author : Sonia Hartl
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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"Brinkley Saunders has a secret. To everyone in the academic world she left behind, she lost it all when she dropped out of grad school. Once a rising star following in her mother's footsteps, she's now an administrative assistant at an insurance agency--or so they think. In reality, Brinkley works at Heartbreak for Hire, a secret service that specializes in revenge for jilted lovers, frenemies, and long-suffering coworkers with a little cash to spare and a man who needs to

A Star Is Bored

A Star Is Bored
  • Author : Byron Lane
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 28 July 2020
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"A Star is Bored is an absolute knockout. Riotously funny and wickedly tender." — Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones and the Six "Wildly funny and irreverent... Lane’s writing lifts the novel far above its gossamer Hollywood setting, suffusing [the novel] with a complex sensitivity." - The New York Times Book Review A hilariously heartfelt novel influenced in part by the author’s time assisting Carrie Fisher. People Magazine Best Book of Summer 2020 - Named

The Dog Lived (and So Will I)

The Dog Lived (and So Will I)
  • Author : Teresa J. Rhyne
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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Recounts the author's journey nursing her adopted beagle Seamus through his cancer treatment as she learned to deal with medical situations, unknowingly preparing herself for her own later triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis.

Burn It All Down

Burn It All Down
  • Author : Nicolas DiDomizio
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 25 May 2021
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Take the ride of a lifetime with this mother/son buddy comedy James Patterson praises as “audacious, addictive, highly entertaining.” ​ Eighteen-year-old aspiring comic Joey Rossi just found out his boyfriend has been cheating on him for the past ten months. But what did he expect? Joey was born with an addiction to toxic jerks—something he inherited from his lovably messy, wisecracking, Italian-American spitfire of a mom (and best friend): 34-year-old Gia Rossi. When Gia’s latest non-relationship goes up

The Octopus Escapes

The Octopus Escapes
  • Author : Maile Meloy
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher. The octopus is happy in his undersea cave until one day, a diver captures him and takes him to live in an aquarium. The humans give him food and tests that look like toys. But every day is the same, and the octopus soon tires of captive life. And so, under the

Spill Simmer Falter Wither

Spill Simmer Falter Wither
  • Author : Sara Baume
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 08 March 2016
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Winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature * Winner of the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year Award * Short-listed for the Costa First Novel Award * Long-listed for the Desmond Elliott Prize * Long-listed for the Guardian First Book Award 2015, Readers’ Choice * Long-listed for the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 * Long-listed for 2015 Edinburgh First Novel Award “A deeply attuned portrait of the human mind...An unsettling literary surprise of the best sort.”—Atlantic “This book is like a flame in daylight: beautiful and

Do You Mind If I Cancel?

Do You Mind If I Cancel?
  • Author : Gary Janetti
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 22 October 2019
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The Instant New York Times Bestseller "From “Family Guy” to his own Instagram account, Janetti has been behind some of his generation’s greatest comedy. This book of essays is no exception." — The New York Times Fans of David Sedaris, Jenny Lawson, and Tina Fey... meet your new friend Gary Janetti. Gary Janetti, the writer and producer for some of the most popular television comedies of all time, and creator of one of the most wickedly funny Instagram accounts there

A Man of His Own

A Man of His Own
  • Author : Susan Wilson
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 24 September 2013
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Rick Stanton was a promising professional baseball player with dreams of playing in the major leagues and starting a family with his young wife, Francesca, when World War II changed everything. Rick returns from the war with his body broken and his dreams shattered. But it was not just body and spirit he sacrificed for the war. He and Francesca volunteered their beloved dog, Pax, for the Army's K-9 Corp, not knowing if they'd ever see him again. Keller Nicholson