“a very funny, poignant novel about a strong-willed girl and the even stronger, decidedly colorful mother who loves her.”
Marlena by Julie Buntin is a haunting debut that journeys back to a time of a tumultuous friendship between two teenage girls, Cat and Marlena, in the 90s.
The Bloom girls lost their father when their parents divorced, yet when they learn of his passing from an aneurysm, it's like losing him again.
“I don’t need to jump off cliffs into oceans to die, because every day there is a little death waiting for me. All I have to do is wake up and walk out the front door.”
The Mother’s Promise is a chick-lit tearjerker that nevertheless conveys with sympathy and some depth the stories of four Northern California women who face difficult health and family pro
Readers’ favorite ditz is back in Helen Fielding’s latest, Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries.
Julia Padden, a salesclerk in the men's department at Seattle's Macy's, is upbeat and vivacious.
It is 1969 and 16-year-old Lucy Gold has never been a motivated student.
“Dinah Jefferies uses the secrets held by a husband and wife to expose the prejudice and unfairness of the British colonial era. . . . an enjoyable read.”
"A very profound and intense tale, Marrow offers enlightening with food for thought for everyone."
When the seemingly inevitable monster weather event occurs, how prepared will we be? We Are Unprepared is the unequivocal answer from debut author Meg Little Reilly.
“Would it surprise you to learn that one of the top fantasies for women is a prolonged hospital stay?”
Newly divorced and facing the inevitable friend loss that often accompanies separation, Ava Tucker is feeling unmoored: “She was surprised by how much she longed for company.
“This is about survival! You think I want to do this?”
The new novel The Unseen World starts out like the 2014 bestseller We Are Not Ourselves, as the haunting story of a brilliant scientist who develops early-onset Alzheimer’s diseas
“a well-written story by an inventive writer.”
“She thought about secrets and the damage they did.”
"Lost Along the Way is a light summer read . . ."
“No—to friendships that are worth more than any argument.”
What happens when a creative woman does what she's supposed to instead of what she wants most?
Kate and Hannah have been best friends since the day in fifth grade when Hannah stood up for Kate after a boy tried to look up her dress.
“warm and funny, touching in unpredictable chapters, and filled with McMillan’s signature snappy dialogue and salty inner monologue.”
“Cathleen Schine has written a beautiful book that should be on every nightstand this summer.”
One does not have to share blood to be a sister, for sometimes an emotional bond is greater than a biological one. Such is the case with Robin and Cecilia.
Lisa has survived breast cancer and reached her 50th birthday only to discover, in a most humiliating moment during her surprise birthday party, that her husband has been cheating on her.
A mysterious benefactor offers $500,000 to Elizabeth and Richard, two complete strangers, if they will spend two hours together every week for a year.
Starting in the 1960s and up to today, Mimi deftly weaves her tale, like the best and most intimate of diaries, skipping the dull moments and focusing on those that mean the most to the overall nar