The format of this story is a familiar one in character-driven novels: multiple people gathering in an isolated place removed from their daily lives, spilling their secrets and changing their relat
Although slender in scope, Eventide by Therese Bohman scales one woman’s life experience in three dimensions.
In these difficult economic times it’s often hard to find suitable employment, so imagine 50-something Kristen Stevens’ anxiety after losing her administrative position at a prominent California un
“Self-plagiarism aside, what Skinnydipping lacks is artistry.”
“Always Coca-Cola’s best moments illustrate the fault-line between tradition and modernity . . .
“Ms. Pinneo shouldn’t give up.
“Each author tells the tale of a separate character, each in her own unique voice, somehow seamlessly meshing the four together and thus allowing the story to flow and blossom.
“Despite coming in at just under 500 pages, If This Is Paradise, I Want My Money Back seems to go by in a flash.
“Delightfully entertaining with a killing sense of humor, Practical Jean: A Novel is worthy contender for Book of The Year. You’ll love it to death.”
“But, oh, there is fun to be had in The Goddess of Vengeance. Fun aplenty. . . . No one will ever accuse Jackie Collins of writing literature. . . .
Ah, angst. When women are stressed out and dealing with emotional, life changing events, they tend to worry themselves to no end.