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Everything We Ever Wanted

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Everything We Ever Wanted

A Novel
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"Sara Shepard delivers the perfect read....A brilliant storyteller."
—Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Very Valentine and Brava, Valentine

"[Written] with unflinching honesty and unstinting compassion."
—Jacquelyn Mitchard, author The Deep End of the Ocean

"This riveting, provocative and well-crafted family drama surprised and delivered at every turn. I could not put it down."
—Sarah Mlynowski, author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)

Sara Shepard, the bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars, delivers a powerful novel of family dreams, lies, and delusions. Everything We Ever Wanted begins with a phone call with allegations that rock an upper crust Philadelphia family to its very foundations, unlocking years of secrets and scandals that expose the serious flaws in outwardly perfect lives. A moving, intelligent, and unforgettable novel, Shepard's Everything We Ever Wanted is exceptional contemporary women's fiction that will be embraced by book clubs everywhere.

"Sara Shepard delivers the perfect read....A brilliant storyteller."
—Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Very Valentine and Brava, Valentine

"[Written] with unflinching honesty and unstinting compassion."
—Jacquelyn Mitchard, author The Deep End of the Ocean

"This riveting, provocative and well-crafted family drama surprised and delivered at every turn. I could not put it down."
—Sarah Mlynowski, author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)

Sara Shepard, the bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars, delivers a powerful novel of family dreams, lies, and delusions. Everything We Ever Wanted begins with a phone call with allegations that rock an upper crust Philadelphia family to its very foundations, unlocking years of secrets and scandals that expose the serious flaws in outwardly perfect lives. A moving, intelligent, and unforgettable novel, Shepard's Everything We Ever Wanted is exceptional contemporary women's fiction that will be embraced by book clubs everywhere.

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About the Author-
  • Sara Shepard is the author of two New York Times bestselling series, Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game, as well as the series The Perfectionists. She graduated from New York University and has an MFA from Brooklyn College.

Reviews-
  • Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Very Valentine and Brava, Valentine

    "Sara Shepard delivers the perfect read with Everything We Ever Wanted. This is a delicious story loaded with mysterious twists and turns and a vault of secrets, that when revealed, will keep you turning pages long into the night. Sara is a brilliant storyteller."

  • Jacquelyn Mitchard, author The Deep End of the Ocean and Second Nature: A Love Story

    "With unflinching honesty and unstinting compassion, Sara Shepard tells the story of a proud family, with the best intentions, who must face the hypocrisy of the past or lose any hope for saving the future."

  • Publishers Weekly

    "[An] expertly rendered novel of family dysfunction set in moneyed Main Line Philadelphia. . . . Readers will respond as this family grapples with their many long-held secrets."

  • Kirkus

    "The strings are so tightly laced around this family that they are bound to break-when they do, old secrets reap surprising results. . . . Shepard has crafted a fine character study on the repressed lives of the American elite."

  • Booklist

    "Explor[ing] the complexity of family dynamics and heritage. . . . Shepard delves deeply into the differing emotions and moods aroused by family conflict."

  • Sarah Mlynowski, author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)

    "This riveting, provocative and well-crafted family drama surprised and delivered at every turn. I could not put it down."

  • Closer, 4 stars (UK)

    "Compelling and touching, this is a story with a difference--a real treat."

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