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Off Season
Off Season
by Anne Rivers Siddons
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Acclaimed novelist Siddons' novel is a stunning tale of love and loss as one woman looks hard to her past to figure out her future. A journey that begins with tender memories culminates in a revelation that will make her re-evaluate everything she thinks... (read more)

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The Hot Flash Club
The Hot Flash Club
by Nancy Thayer
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From the bestselling author of Between Husbands and Friends and An Act of Love comes a wise, wonderful, and delightfully witty “coming of age” novel about four intrepid women who discover themselves as they were truly meant to be: passionate,... (read more)

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Can't Wait to Get to Heaven (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Fannie Flagg
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Combining Southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a town to ponder the age-old... (read more)

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Astrid and Veronika
Astrid and Veronika
by Linda Olsson
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This book is a knock-out. But what a gentle punch. In the face of their personal losses, a friendship slowly and intimately develops between two women on a quiet plot of land near a small town in Sweden. This is a truly absorbing read that is sure to... (read more)

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The Language of Flowers
The Language of Flowers
by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles... (read more)

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Seating Arrangements (Vintage Contemporaries)
Seating Arrangements (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Maggie Shipstead
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Maggie Shipstead’s irresistible social satire, set on an exclusive New England island over a wedding weekend in June, provides a deliciously biting glimpse into the lives of the well-bred and ill-behaved. Winn Van Meter is heading for his family... (read more)

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The Way Life Should Be
The Way Life Should Be
by Christina Bak Kline
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Angela Russo finds herself in Maine thanks to a sailing instructor, an impulse, and an idea that in Maine, people live "the way life should be." But reality on Mount Desert Island is not what she expected. Far from everything familiar, Angela begins to... (read more)

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Porch Lights
Porch Lights
by Dorothea Benton Frank
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When fireman Jimmy McMullen is killed in the line of duty, his wife, Jackie, and ten-year-old son, Charlie, are devastated. Trusting in the healing power of family, Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivans Island—a place of... (read more)

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Julia's Chocolates
Julia's Chocolates
by Cathy Lamb
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If you loved The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, you'll love Julia's Chocolates. It's filled with wonderfully eccentric and courageous women who grab hold of each other and find the courage to face their fears, all the while enjoying delicious... (read more)

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This One Is Mine
This One Is Mine
by Maria Semple
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Violet Parry is living the quintessential life of luxury in the Hollywood Hills with David, her rock-and-roll manager husband, and her darling toddler, Dot. She has the perfect life--except that she's deeply unhappy. David expects the world of Violet but... (read more)

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The Secret of Everything
The Secret of Everything
by Barbara O'neal
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In this spectacular new novel, Barbara ONeal delivers a generous helping of the best in life-family, food, and love-in the story of a womans search for the one thing worth more than anything. At thirty-seven, Tessa Harlow is still working her way down... (read more)

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So Far from God
So Far from God
by Ana Castillo
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From the American Book Award-winning author of "The Mixquiahuala Letters" comes the story of a remarkable woman and her four daughters living in New Mexico--a novel shaped by influences as diverse as Mexican mythology, Catholicism, and today's headlines.... (read more)

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Lost Lake
Lost Lake
by Sarah Addison Allen
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From the author of New York Times bestseller Garden Spells comes a beautiful, haunting story of old loves and new, and the power of the connections that bind us forever…   The first time Eby Pim saw Lost Lake, it was on a... (read more)

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The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi
The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi
by Elif Shafak
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A mesmerizing tale of love-from the author of The Bastard of Istanbul Elif Shafak, the most widely read female writer in Turkey, has earned a growing fan base all over the world with her bestselling The Bastard of Istanbul. In The Forty Rules of Love... (read more)

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The Weird Sisters
The Weird Sisters
by Eleanor Brown
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This is the "delightful" (People) New York Times bestseller that's earned raves from Sarah Blake, Helen Simonson, and reviewers everywhere — the story of three sisters who love each other, but just don't happen to like each other very... (read more)

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London Transports
London Transports
by Maeve Binchy
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"Binchy makes you laugh, cry and care. Her warmth and sympathy render the daily struggles of ordinary people heroic and turn storytelling into art.—San Francisco... (read more)

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Contents May Have Shifted
Contents May Have Shifted
by Pam Houston
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Stuck in a dead-end relationship, this fearless narrator leaves her metaphorical baggage behind and finds a comfort zone in the air, "feeling safest with one plane ticket in her hand and another in her underwear drawer." She flies around the world... (read more)

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Three Story House
Three Story House
by Courtney Miller Santo
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Courtney Miller Santo teaches creative writing at the University of Memphis, where she earned her MFA. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Los Angeles Review, Irreantum, Sunstone, and Segullah. She lives in Tennessee with her husband and two... (read more)

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Echoes
Echoes
by Maeve Binchy
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Now in a beautiful new trade paperback edition?the second novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author. David Power and Clare O?Brien both grew up dreaming of escape from the battered seaside town of Castlebay, but they might as well have had the... (read more)

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Reconstructing Amelia
Reconstructing Amelia
by Kimberly Mccreight
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When Kate, single mother and law firm partner, gets an urgent phone call summoning her to her daughter's exclusive private school, she's shocked. Amelia has been suspended for cheating, something that would be completely out of character for her... (read more)

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