With her provocative, yet tasteful and gripping writing, in Such a Pretty Girl, T. Greenwood tackles the tragic impact on lives of sexual predation in the movie and modeling industries.
“Pure pleasure from first page to last. . . . All the joys of writing are richly displayed here, as is all their power to evoke and hold close.”
“Brilliantly conceived. . . . There are court intrigues, whispered rumors, a clever subplot about the power of painting, what it reveals as well as what it hides . . .
“an intellectually engaging and psychologically probing novel about a family returning from a dark place to a better one.”
“tightly crafted women’s fiction, with a sensitive look at love, conscience, and loyalty.”
Lizzie and Dan Fulton are barristers in the United Kingdom. While Dan, a defense attorney, handles a job Lizzie could never imagine doing, she deals with custody issues.
“One Italian Summer tells a story of grand proportions in which love transcends all things.
“In this debut, Huisman has already given her readers a richly textured portrait of an enthralling woman you might love as a dinner companion—but never as your mother.”
“eminently readable, and its emotional effects linger beyond the last page.”
“Thanks to its fascinating premise and to the strength of chapters told from her point of view, the book succeeds by constantly keeping the main character off balance as the moments from th
“a chilling story of identity and what happens when a person’s self-reality is voluntarily submerged with another’s.”
“You’ll open this novel because of history, read on because of story, and close it knowing more about your own life, right here, right now.”
“A new entrant in the unlikely but burgeoning genre of Holocaust romance fiction . . .”
“The Friendship List is a sassy, sensuous tale about two women who discover their femininity for the first time.
“This is an unexpected novel, full of philosophical questions about how we become who we are, what it takes to become someone else, and how much power others hold
Lane Meckler is a columnist known as “Ask Roxie” in which she gives advice to help people online with problems.
“The Book of Longings is well named, well inspired, and well imagined—a superlative effort from a writer at the top of her game.”
“it’s the perennial conflict between motherhood and career, but not the way most readers might expect.”
Olivia Harper lives and works in Seattle, putting in grueling hours at her job as well as on her startup website business, Harper Media.
“This debut novel is sure to raise one's hackles.”
“Zigman is an excellent writer who knows how to keep all the balls in the air.
When Emma London was ten, her mother committed suicide. Her paternal grandmother, Genevieve, took her in to raise her.
“Nancy Thayer, recognized for her enchanting beach reads, goes above and beyond with Surfside Sisters by offering a compelling and more spirited book than the usual summer novel.”