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Because I Love Her
Mar.19.2009
This profound and poignant collection highlights some of the best literary writers of our time in an era when the roles of mothers and daughters are constantly being questioned and redefined. Because I Love Her explores the deepest bonds and truths of motherhood by sharing stories and secrets of...
Secrets She Left Behind
Mar.10.2009
One afternoon, single mother Sara Weston says that she’s going to the store—and never  returns. In her absence, she leaves her teenaged son alone with his damaged past and a  legacy of secrts.  Keith Weston nearly lost his life in an act of arson. He survived—but with devastating...
Literary Mama
Feb.19.2009
For mothers who write or aspire to, who find meaning and humor in the demanding but wondrous daily experience of raising children, and who value the sharing of these varied experiences, comes a wonderfully rich compendium by mothers who write — the lively, refined, honest, and witty Literary Mama:...
It's A Girl
Feb.19.2009
The most popular question any pregnant woman is asked — aside from “When are you due?” — has got to be “Are you having a girl or a boy?” When author Andrea Buchanan was pregnant with her daughter, she was thrilled to be expecting a girl. Some people were happy for her, with shared visions of...
Mother Shock
Feb.19.2009
Mother Shock is the state in which many new parents exist during those first confusing, chaotic and often comical years of parenting. It is the clash between expectation and result, theory and reality. It is the twilight zone of 24-hour-a-day living, where life is no longer neatly divided into day...
Transparent Dinner, Cover
Feb.17.2009
From Amazon: (by Aleah Sato) Christine Hamm's Transparent Dinner illustrates the psychological breaking down of the American daughter. Beginning at the dinner table, this daughter intuitively knows her fate, and is forced to come face-to-face with her incompetent (at best) and malevolent (at worst...
Wedding Ring
Dec.19.2008
Meet Helen, the expert quilt maker and family curmudgeon, who pieced a wedding ring quilt top for her hope chest, only to put it away without quilting it after her marriage ended abruptly.  Meet steel magnolia Nancy, Helen’s daughter, who found the top and quilted it in the early, unhappy days of...
Sister's Choice
Dec.19.2008
Kendra and Jamie were never storybook sisters. But after a long estrangement, Jamie has offered Kendra and her husband their ultimate dream, a child of their own.  Despite some lingering misgivings about her once-wayward younger sister, Kendra agrees, and Jamie, a promising architect and single...
Dying Unfinished
Oct.28.2008
This is the story of a troubled relationship between Eleanor and her daughter, Rosa, as told through their alternating voices. At the center is their rivalry over Rosa's husband, Antonio, who acts as a catalyst on more than one level. Sex is the merely the means through which each characters seeks...
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Oct.19.2008
Finally there is a pregnancy and lactation cookbook designed to meet the specific needs of vegetarian women. The Vegetarian Mother’s Cookbook contains more than 300 delicious whole foods recipes designed to nourish mothers and their families throughout pregnancy and lactation. The easy-to-prepare...