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Contemporary Women


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The Twins
The Twins
by Saskia Sarginson
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"Sarginson's promising, if uneven, debut novel explores the deep, sometimes perilous bond between twins. Viola wastes away in a hospital bed due to an eating disorder. Her twin, Isolte, works hard to succeed in the magazine world. Both are haunted by... (read more)

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A Life in Men
A Life in Men
by Gina Frangello
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The friendship between Mary and Nix had endured since childhood, a seemingly unbreakable bond, until the mid-1980s, when the two young women reunited for a summer vacation in Greece. It was a trip instigated by Nix, who had just learned that Mary had... (read more)

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Blue Skies
Blue Skies
by Robyn Carr
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Nikki Burgess survived a terrible marriage and a worse divorce. She's just about given up hope of ever finding happiness. But when her ex-husband suddenly dies, she gets custody of her kids again—and a chance to start over. Dixie McPherson, on... (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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What's Left Behind
What's Left Behind
by Lorrie Thomson
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When the person you've built your whole life around is gone, what do you do? It's not the first time Abby Stone has faced the question. At eighteen, she envisioned a future with her childhood sweetheart, Charlie, only to have him go off to school and... (read more)

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The Butterfly's Daughter
The Butterfly's Daughter
by Mary Alice Monroe
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New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe once again touches hearts with her unique ability to celebrate both the complexities of the human psyche and the splendor of nature. Every year, the monarch butterflies—las mariposas—fly... (read more)

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Forever, Interrupted
Forever, Interrupted
by Taylor Jenkins Reid
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“Have you ever heard of supernovas? They shine brighter than anything else in the sky and then fade out really quickly, a short burst of extraordinary energy. I like to think you and Ben were like that . . . in that short time, you had more... (read more)

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The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (Originally Published as a Cup of Friendship)
The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (Originally Published as a Cup of Friendship)
by Deborah Rodriguez
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After hard luck and heartbreak, Sunny finally finds a place to call home—in the middle of an Afghanistan war zone. There, the thirty-eight-year-old serves up her American hospitality to the expats who patronize her coffee shop, including a British... (read more)

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Astor Place Vintage
Astor Place Vintage
by Stephanie Lehmann
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Amanda Rosenbloom, proprietor of Astor Place Vintage, thinks sheand#8217;son just another call to appraise and possibly purchase clothing from a wealthy, elderly woman. But after discovering a journal sewn into a fur muff, Amanda gets much more than she... (read more)

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The Scoop
The Scoop
by Fern Michaels
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On the heels of her phenomenally successful Sisterhood books, #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Michaels introduces a new series, featuring a group of women that is about to get a whole new lease on life.... (read more)

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Baby Proof
Baby Proof
by Emily Giffin
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A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love? Claudia Parr has everything going for her. A successful editor at a publishing house in Manhattan, she's also a devoted sister, aunt, and friend. Yet she's... (read more)

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Scots on the Rocks (Bed-And-Breakfast Mysteries)
Scots on the Rocks (Bed-And-Breakfast Mysteries)
by Mary Daheim
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Hoping to dispel the late-winter gloom, innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn flies off for a much-needed vacation to Scotland. But soon she and prickly Cousin Renie find themselves marooned in an ancient castle perched high above the North Sea while their... (read more)

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What Doesn't Kill You
What Doesn't Kill You
by Virginia Deberry
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“I really thought I had a handle on life—then it broke off.” Divorced since her daughter, Amber, was young, forty-something Tee has been “handling her business”—supporting herself after her would-be songwriter... (read more)

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The Year of Fog
The Year of Fog
by Michelle Richmond
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Life changes in an instant. On a foggy beach. In the seconds when Abby Mason—photographer, fiancée soon-to-be-stepmother—looks into her camera and commits her greatest error. Heartbreaking, uplifting, and beautifully told... (read more)

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Sunset Bridge
Sunset Bridge
by Emilie Richards
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Former socialite Tracy Deloche has nothing to her name but five ramshackle beach cottages and the unlikely friendships she's formed with her tenants. Wanda, wise waitress turned popular pie-shop owner. Janya, the young Indian wife whose arranged... (read more)

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The American Painter Emma Dial
The American Painter Emma Dial
by Samantha Peale
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Advance praise for The American Painter Emma Dial'The American Painter Emma Dial is wicked, subversive, satirical, sophisticated, and deep. Its thematic undertones echo down the gallery of the underling-overthrowing story with fresh and brilliant new... (read more)

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The Year of Pleasures
The Year of Pleasures
by Elizabeth Berg
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In this rich and deeply satisfying novel by the beloved author of The Art of Mending, and Open House, a resilient woman embarks upon an unforgettable journey of adventure, self-discovery, and renewal. Betta Nolan moves to a small town after the death of... (read more)

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Cancel the Wedding
Cancel the Wedding
by Carolyn Dingman
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A heartfelt fiction debut that will appeal to fans of Emily Giffins Southern charm and Jennifer Weiners compelling, emotionally resonant novels about the frustrations of blood ties, Cancel the Wedding follows one womans journey to discover the secrets of... (read more)

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The Girl Who Chased the Moon
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
by Sarah Addison Allen
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Emily Benedict has come to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother’s life. But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew, she realizes... (read more)

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Waltzing the Cat
Waltzing the Cat
by Pam Houston
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Ever since the publication of Cowboys Are My Weakness, Pam Houston's fans have clamored for more from the woman with a penchant for the laconic men of the West. Now, in eleven linked fictions featuring a peripatetic photographer named Lucy O'Rourke... (read more)

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