“The closeness of this large Irish Catholic Massachusetts family highlights all the laughter—along with the frustration—that goes with loving, close family bonds.
The Christmas Cookie Collection is a compilation of four short stories by Ms. Wilde, three previously published.
“Ms. Fielding’s observations of this early stage of middle age are perceptive and accurate.”
Bridget has finally grown up. Or has she?
“. . . taut and well written . . .”
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
“. . . sometimes poignant, often funny, and generally believable.”
“. . . a good balance between literary and entertainment fiction.”
“. . . an easy, breezy read, funny and charming . . .”
Life takes a sharp turn for Teddi Overman when her mother dies.
The choice of whether to live in the present or the past is a difficult one for many people, but not Corrie, the protagonist of Sherri Wood Emmons’ newest book, The Weight of Small Things.
In Somewhere Between Luck and Trust, Emilie Richards brings together two different women with somewhat similar tribulations, who, through understanding and respect use their bitter histori
“. . . a well written, engaging historical romance about the power of love to change two people for the better . . .”
Dorothea Benton Frank’s The Last Original Wife presents her appreciation of the “baby boomer” generation by handling with empathy, humor, and absolute finesse the sensitive situations and
“With grace and dignity Sweet Salt Air reveals the fragility of human nature while intimating at the healing powers of forgiveness.”
“. . . a funny, touching book, although not a must-read.”
“The authors do a good job of evoking a sense of place and a life’s pace, but could have taken a page from the books of their predecessors on this road by creating memorable, believable cha
“The Ashford Affair is well worth its price—if only to lose oneself in the demise of England’s youth in all its glory and sorrow.”
“. . . deserves to be read in its enchanting entirety before the inevitable movie deal comes to pass.”
“Edward Kelsey Moore knows how to write a terrific, complex, believable, and always intriguing story.”
“Well written and engaging, this debut novel . . . takes us through the mind of a woman teetering on the edge of madness. . . . always entertaining.”
“As a novel about a woman putting her life back together after a midlife crisis, Vanity Fare is a fun, witty book with an engaging heroine.”
“Priscille Sibley is courageous . . . both an excellent storyteller and a competent clinical writer. May this be the first of many Sibley novels.”
“Ms. Olds always writes from the gut and sometimes the heart in intimate images that often disturb as much as reveal.”
“Ms. Serber plays it too safely, hugging the shore, refusing to launch boldly out to sea.”
“An engaging read with well-developed characters . . .”