Women’s Fiction

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“All joy or sorrow for the happiness or calamities of others is produced by an act of the imagination, that realizes the event however fictitious, or approximates it however remote, by placing us,

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There are novels that force a reviewer to remember: It’s a big wide world and everyone has different tastes. Not every reader likes the same books I do. Fair enough.

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Debbie Macomber graces us with yet another Cedar Cove tale with Silver Linings, the fourth in the Rose Harbor series.

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Every woman likes to think her life is perfect; she has the most wonderful husband, obedient children, and cleanest house. This is what Rachel Carver believes.

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If Eva Thorvald—whose life we follow (more or less) from the time she’s born—ever prepares your food, rest assured it will taste exquisitely unlike anything you’ve ever eaten before.

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Before We Were Strangers: A Love Story is a novel in the genre of literary fiction, primarily taking place in New York City.

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“Kudos to Mr. Watson. Second Life is an excellent novel that is highly recommended to fans of psychological suspense.”

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Small towns are known for their residents being privy to everyone's business, and this is especially true in this novel set in Nantucket.

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Our Souls at Night is a peaceful gem of a story.

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When feeling down and in need of a change, what could be better than to get away and lease a coastal cottage in Maine in August?

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Ask adults or adolescents what they know about Judy Blume and many will say Fudge. Blume’s Fudge series remains a classic although it was just one part of her 28 titles spanning four decad

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Once again we are invited to the quaint, fictitious seacoast town of Marshbury, Massachusetts, and into the lives of the Irish close-knit Hurilhy family.

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Fans of Mr. Harufs earlier novels . . .

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“a rollicking young adult novel loaded with action! adventure! romance! danger! while turning both genre and social conventions upside down.”

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“a heartwarming tale . . .”

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“compelling and masterful”

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“many readers who reach for this latest offering are likely to be disappointed.”

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In this enticing historical novel about the French designer Coco Chanel, Edith Piaf meets Maria Duenas’s heroine in the well-received and compelling 2014 novel, The Time In Between.

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“Living . . . is not made up of details, but rather of highlights.”

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“silly people and situations, ending in improbable hearts and flowers. Unfortunate, indeed.”

“There is power in beauty. That’s the tragedy of it.”

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“astoundingly direct, thrilling, and well-written. If there’s any justice in the publishing world, this should be an award contender.”

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“In Girl Before a Mirror, Liza Palmer has taken a lovely look at post-feminist womanhood in which the desire to be accepted for who and what one might be is not a given.”

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van Praag cracks the code that deciphers magical fate when it comes to couture and the complexities of love.”

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Funny and heartwarming, Fetch You Later reflects Cook’s ability to inject comedy into everyday circumstances, supplying a remarkable and compelling read.”

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Quinn definitely proves that she can hold her own, leaving no question that she has a distinct aim and voice.”

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