Matthew Quick
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Matthew Quick

Matthew Quick is the New York Times bestselling author of THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, which was made into an Oscar-winning film; THE GOOD LUCK OF RIGHT NOW; LOVE MAY FAIL; THE REASON YOU'RE ALIVE; and four young adult novels: SORTA LIKE A ROCK STAR; BOY21; FORGIVE ME, LEONARD PEACOCK; and EVERY EXQUISITE THING. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages, received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention, was an LA Times Book Prize finalist, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, a #1 bestseller in Brazil, a Deutscher Jugendliteratur Preis 2016 (German Youth Literature Prize) nominee, and selected by Nancy Pearl as one of Summer's Best Books for NPR. The Hollywood Reporter has named him one of Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors. All of his books have been optioned for film.

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Best Sellers

    • The Silver Linings Playbook

    • A Novel
    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,870
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,440
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,442

    During his years in a neural-health facility, Pat Peoples has formulated a theory about silver linings....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • WARNING: FOOTBALL FOOTBALL FOOTBALL!

    • By Jennifer on 03-06-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Good Luck of Right Now

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 223

    For 38 years, Bartholomew Neil has lived with his mother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING

    • By JoAnn on 02-17-14

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Noah Galvin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,000
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 915
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 917

    Today is Leonard Peacock's birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather's P-38 pistol....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Required reading for humans

    • By L. Gutman on 08-14-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Boy21

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Ben Lukens
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    Russ has just moved to the neighborhood, and the life of this teen basketball phenom has been turned upside down by tragedy....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • So Sad Quick keeps letting me down

    • By Rich0 on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $20.52

    • The Reason You're Alive

    • A Novel
    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    After 68-year-old David Granger crashes his BMW, medical tests reveal a brain tumor that he readily attributes to his wartime Agent Orange exposure....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful

    • By beccabreck on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Love May Fail

    • A Novel
    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart, Jim Meskimen, Lorna Raver, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    Portia Kane is having a meltdown....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid contemporary fiction with a light touch

    • By jennifer on 09-13-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Every Exquisite Thing

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Johansson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Nanette O'Hare is an unassuming teen who has played the role of dutiful daughter, hardworking student, and star athlete for as long as she can remember....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • thought provoking - blissfully painful and real<br />

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-31-17

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Sorta Like a Rock Star

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Holloway
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Amber Appleton lives in a bus. Ever since her mom's boyfriend kicked them out, Amber, her mom, and her totally loyal dog, Bobby Big Boy (aka Thrice B) have been camping out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • After being hooked by Silver Linings playbook.....

    • By Brad Zerkel on 04-22-13

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Silver Linings

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Eigentlich hat Pat nach seinem Psychiatrie-Aufenthalt nur eins im Sinn: seine Frau Nikki zurückzuerobern. Aber so sehr sie ihn auch beschäftigt...

    Regular price: $20.70

    • Die Sache mit dem Glück

    • By: Matthew Quick
    • Narrated by: Boris Aljinović
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
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    Bartholomew Niel ist 39 und hat immer bei seiner Mutter gelebt. Als sie plötzlich stirbt, muss er alleine zurechtkommen...

    Regular price: $13.77

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