Synopses & Reviews
On the surface, it is a monthly book club. But for five women, it is something more precious -- a chance to share their hopes and fears and triumphs.
Eve -- husband's sudden death has turned her world upside down, cheating her of every security she had planned on
Annie -- a brilliant attorney at forty-three she has decided to have a baby, but all the determination in the world can't change the cold reality in nature
Doris -- forced to acknowledge her dying marriage, she finds the ultimate freedom in her husband's betrayal.
Gabriella -- the "perfect" wife, mother and friend, who offers support to everyone but is afraid to ask for it herself
Midge -- an artist who has always lived her life against the grain; but suddenly she's feeling like a stranger to the very people who should know her best
They are women in transition, and as they embrace the challenge of change, they will hold fast to the true magic of the book club -- friendship.
" The Book Club skillfully weaves the individual story threads into a warm, unified whole that will appeal to readers who enjoy multifaceted relationship novels with strong women protagonists." (Library Journal)
"Monroe offers up believable characters in a well-crafted story." (Publishers Weekly)
For five women, their monthly book club meeting is a time to share their hopes, fears, and triumphs. As each woman faces transition, they embrace the challenges that come with change and hold fast to their unfailing friendship.