Dear Mrs Bird, A. J. Pearce, Scribner - London, 1941. Emmeline Lake dreams of becoming a war correspondent but finds herself working for the formidable advice columnist Henrietta Bird, doyenne of Woman’s Friend magazine.
Tag Archive: womens fiction
The Braid, Laetitia Colombani, Atria - Laetitia Colombani’s most inspiring novel, “The Braid,” takes us on a breathtaking journey, laced with valuable historical perspectives of three women facing different obstacles, mostly obscure, and almost beyond our comprehension
The Overdue Life of Amy Byler, Kelly Harms, Lake Union Publishing - Amy Byler encounters her estranged husband in her local pharmacy, triggering a whole range of feelings. John walked out on her and their son and daughter three years ago.
The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah, St. Martins Press - The austere beauty and unforgiving winters of Alaska’s outback further unravels the already-fragile and violent life of the Allbright family in Kristin Hannah’s novel, “The Great Alone.”
Shelf Life of Happiness, Virginia Pye Virginia Pye had always written, but when she took a class from Annie Dillard at Wesleyan University in Connecticut she began to get a deeper sense of what writing requires.
Rush, Lisa Patton, St. Martin's Press - Set in modern-day Oxford, Mississippi, on the Ole Miss campus, bestselling author Lisa Patton’s RUSH is a story about women from all walks of life discovering their voice and their empowerment.
She Was the Quiet One, Michele Campbell, Macmillan - She was the Quiet One is about twin sisters, Bel and Rose who have been sent to Odell Academy boarding school after their mother passes away.
The Summer Wives, Beatriz Williams, Harper Collins - A fascination with islands and Shakespeare's The Tempest were among the inspirations for Beatriz Williams' ninth historical novel, where she explores a new branch of the Schuyler family tree.
The High Tide Club, Mary Kay Andrews, MacMillian - “From the New York Times bestselling author of The Weekenders comes a delightful new novel about new love, old secrets, and the kind of friendship that transcends generations.”
America for Beginners, Leah Franqui, William Morrow –Pival has barely even traveled within her native Kolkata but after her husband dies, she decides to tour America to find her son who may or may not have died, disowned by his family.