Some Women

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Berkley #ad - But with an imperious mother-in-law—who’s also her boss—and a husband with whom she can no longer seem to connect, something has to give. On the surface, their lives are thrust together, these three women may not have much in common, but just when they each need someone to lean on, forming unlikely friendships that help each woman navigate her new reality.

From the Trade Paperback edition. Only now that she’s finally met the man of her dreams, Fern’s absentee father shows up, throwing everything into a tailspin. Married to the heir of a thriving media conglomerate, Mackenzie Mead has many reasons to count her blessings. But when her husband of a decade announces that he’s leaving, she’s blind-sided.

Some Women #ad - And suddenly her world begins to unravel. Piper whitley has always done her best to balance it all—raising her daughter Fern by herself while advancing her career as a crime reporter. An engrossing novel that examines the intricacies of marriage, and the power of unexpected connections…Annabel Ford has everything under control, friendship, devoting her time to her twin boys and keeping her household running smoothly.

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Folly Cove

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Berkley #ad - But when painful old wounds reopen and startling family secrets are revealed, they soon discover that even the seemingly unbreakable bonds of sisterhood can be tested. Readers guide included. As the three sisters plan a grand celebration for their mother’s birthday, they struggle to maintain the illusions about their lives that they’ve so carefully crafted.

The two youngest sisters, anne and elly, fled Folly Cove as soon as they could to pursue their dreams and escape the Bradford name, while Laura stayed and created a seemingly picture perfect life. The bradford sisters are famous in rockport, and their elegant mother, their legendary ancestors, their singing voices, Massachusetts: for their beauty, Sarah, who has run the historic Folly Cove Inn alone ever since her husband disappeared.

Folly Cove #ad - An emotionally rich novel about family and secrets from the acclaimed author of Chance Harbor. After a series of bad decisions, anne has no choice but to come home and face her critical mother and eldest sister, reluctantly followed by Elly, another Bradford woman who’s hiding something.

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Summer House: A Novel

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Ballantine Books #ad - Bringing together three generations of strong-willed women, each wrestling with life-changing decisions, Nancy Thayer’s luminous novel shows that no matter where life’s path may lead, love always finds a way back home. Though charlotte’s skill with plants is bringing her success, cultivating something deeper with people—particularly her handsome neighbor Coop—might be more of a challenge.

Now the entire wheelwright clan is making its annual summer pilgrimage to the homestead, including Charlotte’s mother, Helen, who brings a heavy heart as she confronts a betrayal that threatens her sense of place and her sense of self. Bonus: this edition contains a Summer House discussion guide and an excerpt from Nancy Thayer's Island Girls.

Summer House: A Novel #ad - Thirty-year-old charlotte wheelwright seems to have at last found her niche, thanks in large part to her spry grandmother Nona, running an organic gardening business on the island of Nantucket, who donated a portion of land on the family’s seaside compound to get Charlotte started.

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Hearth Song Home In The Hills Book 2

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Kensington #ad - Once she opens her eyes, she just may be able to open her heart…. But then dane does the unthinkable, forcing Bravura to finally face the truth about her choices—and about how deeply Tonk cares for her. She also doesn’t need tonk Redhawk, a Native American artist and wild horse jockey, interfering in her life.

So what if he’s charming and helpful and makes her autistic five-year-old giggle until she can’t stand up? Bravura’s husband, Dane, was once all those things too. When dane returns to find tonk’s horses in Bravura’s pasture and his tools in her shed, he insists on moving back home. She doesn’t have time to cry over a husband who only shows up when he needs money.

Hearth Song Home In The Hills Book 2 #ad - Bravura lambert has a daughter to raise, a tumbledown house to restore, and a struggling business to run. Despite his faults, bravura longs to make her marriage work—after all, she took a vow.

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The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted: A Novel

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Bantam #ad - Can the magic of the house heal Heidi’s heart, too? As three generations collide with one another, and with an enigmatic Frenchman, with the neighbor who seems to know all of their family skeletons, Heidi, and Abbot journey through love, loss, Charlotte, and healing amid the vineyards, warm winds and delicious food of Provence.

Every good love story has another love hiding within it. Brokenhearted and still mourning the loss of her husband, heidi travels with Abbott, to the small village of Puyloubier in the south of France, and Charlotte, her jaded sixteen-year-old niece, her obsessive-compulsive seven-year-old son, where a crumbling stone house may be responsible for mending hearts since before World War II.

The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted: A Novel #ad - There, charlotte confesses a shocking secret, and Heidi learns the truth about her mother’s “lost summer” when Heidi was a child.

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What Makes a Family

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Kensington #ad - Yet as family members gather at the old farmhouse, Abby realizes this visit offers more than a chance to say goodbye. Pour a glass of pinot grigio, grab a box of tissues, and savor the ride. Library journaljust like other daughters“this deeply moving story of maternal love and renewal will touch your heart.

It’s a celebration of the capacity of the human heart to heal itself and embrace change, beautifully written with rare insight. Susan wiggs, #1 new york times bestselling author“Be prepared to weep tears of sorrow as well as tears of joy. This is a novel you won’t soon forget. Holly chamberlin, i hoped, author of Summer with my Sisters“So real, so honest…I laughed, I cried.

Now, years after leaving to make her way on her own terms, Abby is coming home to see her ailing grandmother, with her teenage daughter and a wealth of memories in tow. Celeste, abby’s self-centered sister, and needs help that only Abby and their half-brother, Joseph, is far from the successful actress she pretends to be, can give.

What Makes a Family #ad - But most surprising of all is the secret that Grandmother Brodie has been carrying—one that will make each woman question her identity and the sacrifices she’s willing to make to gain acceptance. After decades of feeling she was a disappointment as a daughter, too, Abby is beginning to see that her mother, has struggled to feel a sense of belonging within the Brodie family.

Nestled in the chesapeake Bay, Brodie Island  is charming, remote, and slow to change. It’s that good.

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Cloud Nine: A Novel

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Bantam #ad - She arrives on the island with pilot will burke, a kindred spirit with whom Sarah forges a bond that will give them the courage to confront the past and have faith in the future…no matter how uncertain. Once sarah thought happy endings occurred only in books; now she believes they can happen for anyone.

What would you do with a second chance at life?Sarah Talbot thought she’d never see another birthday. But is believing it enough? is even love enough? can real life be lived on cloud nine? In this stunning novel, New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice tells a story you will cherish, peopled with indelible characters whose challenges are your own.

Cloud Nine: A Novel #ad - From the Paperback edition. But against all odds, reopened her bedding shop, Cloud Nine, she beat the illness that could have killed her, and vowed to make the most of a fresh start that few are given. And as she and will grow closer, and something unexpectedly real blossoms between them, she has him believing it, too.

With thanksgiving approaching, sarah charters a small plane to take her to Elk Island, a remote spot off the rugged Maine coast where she spent some of her happiest days and where she hopes to reunite with the two most important people in her life.

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Scarlet Feather

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Berkley #ad - And then there's tom's family, who expect him to follow in his father's footsteps, and an ambitious girlfriend who's struggling with career dreams of her own. Now cathy scarlet and tom feather hope to take Dublin by storm with their newly formed catering company, aptly dubbed "Scarlet Feather. Not everyone, however, shares their optimism.

Cathy's mother-in-law disapproves of both Cathy and her new "hobby, " while Cathy's husband, Neil, pays no mind to anything- except his work as a civil rights lawyer. Two friends struggle to balance their personal and professional lives in this charming novel from acclaimed author Maeve Binchy. They met in cooking school and became fast friends with a common dream.

Scarlet Feather #ad - Between friends and families, heartaches and joys, ups and downs, Cathy and Tom are about to embark on the most maddening-and exhilarating-year of their lives.

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Three Good Things: A Novel

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Atria Books #ad - She is no longer saddled by her ne’er-do-well husband, but the past still haunts her—sometimes by showing up on her doorstep. Wearing her big midwestern heart proudly on her sleeve, a mother, weaving a story destined to be shared with a friend, Wendy Francis skillfully illuminates the emotional lives of two women with humor and compassion, or a sister.

Her younger sister, Lanie, is a successful divorce attorney with a baby at home. Sisterhood, marriage, baking, motherhood, and books—these are a few of the things that make this delightful novel a recipe for getting through the tough stuff of life—from the author of The Summer Sail and The Summer of Good Intentions.

Three Good Things: A Novel #ad - Ellen mcclarety, a recent divorcée, has opened a new bake shop in her small Midwestern town, hoping to turn her life around by dedicating herself to the traditional Danish pastry called kringle. But lanie is beginning to feel that her perfect life is not as perfect as it seems. Both women long for the guidance of their mother, who died years ago but left them with lasting memories of her love and a wonderful piece of advice: “At the end of every day, you can always think of three good things that happened.

Ellen and lanie are as close as two sisters can be, until one begins keeping a secret that could forever change both their lives.

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Real Life & Liars

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - And the "baby, who lives life on a whim, " impulsive Irina, is now reluctantly pregnant and hitched to a man who is twice her age. And the biggest shock may come from Mirabelle herself, because she has a secret that will change everything. Her son, ivan, so creative, is a down-in-the-dumps songwriter with the worst taste in women.

For mirabelle zielinski's children, happiness always seems to be just out of reach. Sometimes you find happiness where, and when, you least expect it. Her polished oldest daughter, Katya, clings to a stale marriage with a workaholic husband and three spoiled children. On the weekend of their parents' anniversary party, lies will be revealed, hearts will be broken.

Real Life & Liars #ad - . But love will also be found.

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The Hills at Home: A Novel

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Anchor #ad - But just as lily’s industrious hospitality gives way to a somewhat strained domestic routine, the Hill clan must face new challenges together. As summer fades into fall, it becomes clear that no one intends to leave. Brother harvey arrives first, thrice-widowed and eager for company; then perennially self-dramatizing niece Ginger and her teenaged daughter Betsy; then Alden, just laid-off from Wall Street, with his wife Becky, and their rowdy brood of four .

Brimming with wit and a compendium of Yankee curiosities, The Hills at Home is an irresistible modern take on an old-fashioned comedy of manners. From the Trade Paperback edition. While always well-stocked with clean sheets, Lily Hill is not expecting visitors. At least not in the numbers that descend upon her genteely dilapidated New England ancestral home in the summer of ’89.

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