Women’s Fiction

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Ah, for the naivete of the sixties and seventies, when Americans were shocked that their own government would publish false statistics, that U.S.

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Marissa Parlette, a speech-language pathologist at a local elementary school in Tranquil Cove, Washington, is working with nine-year-old Anna Black who has a stuttering problem.

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Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen.

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Why do family members tend to withhold secrets or are hesitant to share their innermost thoughts from each other; the very ones they are supposed to love and trust the most?

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Ashley, Lauren, and Natalie have been through everything together. From college days to husbands to babies to business, they have been there for each other, navigating the good and the bad.

“This Shakespearean noir of female intimacy and violence is rich, provocative, and memorable.”

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Physician’s assistant Annie Marlow, happy with her life and job in southern California, feels guilty when her mother pleads with her to come home for Thanksgiving.

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The Queen Isabella, a dowager cruise ship, sets sail in her retirement voyage, a two-week leisurely journey from Los Angeles to Hawaii.

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When does friendship cross boundaries to become more? As graduate students, Rachel, Claire, and Charlie form an inseparable bond.

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Ever walked into a forest? Evocations of enchantment, majesty, beauty, and even fear are all around. The stuff of fairytales.

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In Sandra Block’s new book, What Happened That Night, Dahlia, a paralegal wrestles with an event that happened to her five years earlier, and the memories of that event rush back when a vi

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As scores of friends, relatives, and relatives-of-friends gather in Atlanta on a sunny April afternoon for the tastefully expensive wedding of Elizabeth Gottlieb and Hank Jackson, seven of these as

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“Groff’s characters are so real, complete with their flaws, fears and eccentricities, that they will stay with you long after you have left Florida.” 

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Raney Moore is no slacker. The morning after discovering that her seemingly wonderful husband Aaron has had an affair, she unleashes the hounds of hell on him.

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Readers familiar with Man Booker Prize winners will quickly realize why Dorthe Nors’ novel, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal was a 2017 finalist for the international prize.

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“This is the kind of book that makes the reader sad when it is finished, because the characters have become such dear and treasured friends.”

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Martha Weisberg lives a carefully crafted existence. Her days run together one like another and she finds this predictability comforting.

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Once again we're back in the slow-paced Low Country of South Carolina. Instead of the locale being the beach, we meet the English family who owns and operates a working farm.

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Martha's Vineyard is the setting for this intriguing thriller. Glass blower Kat Weber just sold one of her creations, receiving a fortune for it.

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In a world in which books, TV, and the media often seem to be screaming, it’s refreshing to come across a novel that remembers the value of the whisper, of subtlety, and of not having to have every

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Shadow Child is a detective story set in 1960s Manhattan, and also a historical saga of a Japanese-American woman during World War II, and also a tale of teen rivalry, which shifts from pa

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For roughly three years, between ages 37 and 40, the unnamed narrator of Motherhood—a Canadian writer living with her long-term boyfriend, Miles, a criminal defense lawyer—debates whether

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At first glance, the timing of New York Review Books Classics’ rerelease of Helen Weinzweig’s Basic Black with Pearls is almost as intriguing as the novel itself.

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“This book will be a welcome addition to modern-day discussions of women’s rights, multiculturalism, and online technologies.”

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