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.
Tag Archive: womens fiction
In the Vines, Shannon Kirk, Thomas & Mercer - Twenty-something Princeton student Mary Olivia Pentecost – "Mop" – is related to the Vandonbeers, an old New England family with "more family money than all the Kennedys ever had, combined."
When the Lights Go Out, Mary Kubica, Park Row Books - Jessie Sloane is the twenty-something daughter of a single mom. From an early age Jessie questioned her identity, wondering about her father and why he’s no longer with the family.
The Perfect Mother - The May Mothers and their newborns meet regularly for companionship and commiserating. Their decision to spend a night out having fun without their babies becomes tragic when one baby goes missing.
The Betrayals, Fiona Neill, Pegasus Books - Rosie and Nick, Lisa and Barney and all their kids made one big, happy extended family, vacationing together every summer on the east Norfolk coast of England.
Match Making for Beginners, Maddie Dawson, Lake Union - Marnie McGraw, an ordinary young woman from Florida, is all at sea when she encounters her fiance Noah’s old money Virginian family for the first time.
Girls’ Night Out, Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke, Lake Union - Ashley, Natalie and Lauren have been friends for twenty years. Now in their late thirties, their friendship is under strain.
The Seasonaires, Jana King, Pegasus Books - For a twentysomething, there is no summer job better than being a seasonaire—there are no responsibilities, college is barely a thought, and you’re surrounded by beautiful people.
Guilt, Amanda Robson, Avon - Miranda and Zara Cunningham are twins, different in both looks and personality. Zara is a flighty, outgoing and artistic soul with a history of self-harm. Miranda, more stable and grounded, worries for her sister.
Halsey Street, Naima Coster, Amazon - Naima Coster’s debut novel HALSEY STREET is a story of estrangement and reconciliation that follows the effects of gentrification on the life of a family and the Brooklyn neighborhood where they reside.