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merrill-markoe's picture
Dec.15.2007
It's her thirty-sixth birthday, and she really thought things would be different this year - that she'd have figured out men and how to get along with her narcissistic parents enough to survive a birthday celebration. But nothing's changed. Her disappointing day is capped off by the delivery of a...
melissa-bank's picture
Dec.14.2007
After following the advice from a manual called How to Meet and Marry Mr Right, Jane learns that in love there is neither pattern nor promise, and never rules. This is a funny collection of connected stories and a portrait of Jane, a woman maneuvering her way through love, sex and relationships....
jacqueline-winspear's picture
Dec.10.2007
Hailed by NPR’s Fresh Air as part Testament of Youth, part Dorothy Sayers, and part Upstairs, Downstairs, this astonishing debut has already won fans from coast to coast and is poised to add Maisie Dobbs to the ranks of literature’s favorite sleuths. Maisie Dobbs isn’t just any young housemaid....
jacqueline-winspear's picture
Dec.10.2007
Maisie Dobbs is back and this time she has been hired to find a wealthy grocery magnate’s daughter who has fled from home. What seems a simple case at first becomes complicated when Maisie learns of the recent violent deaths of three of the heiress’s old friends. Is there a connection between her...
jacqueline-winspear's picture
Dec.10.2007
In the third novel of this bestselling series, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she returns to the site of her most painful World War I memories to resolve the mystery of a pilot’s death. Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple. Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone. Alexander McCall Smith’s...
jacqueline-winspear's picture
Dec.10.2007
In Winspear’s winning fourth historical to star British psychologist and P.I. Maisie Dobbs (after 2005’s Pardonable Lies), Georgiana Bassington-Hope, a pioneering female war reporter who was a classmate of Maisie’s at Girton College (Cambridge), asks Maisie to investigate the death of her twin...
april-sinclair's picture
Dec.07.2007
“I am not young, or thin, or white, or beautiful,” says the narrator of Sinclair’s worldly-wise and entertaining new novel. Gun-shy after several catastrophic relationships, Chicago deejay Daphne (Dee Dee) Dupree is an outwardly successful African-American woman aching for self-realization. Sassy...
joan-blades's picture
Dec.07.2007
A straightforward agenda by political activists Blades and Rowe-Finkbeiner advocates a seriously thought-out, workable scheme for empowering mothers at home and in the workplace. The book is snappily structured in chapters that correspond to the letters making up the word mother: M is for “...
gail-tsukiyama's picture
Dec.07.2007
Japan, 1939. On the Street of a Thousand Blossoms in Tokyo, two orphaned brothers are growing up with loving grandparents who inspire them to dream of a future firmly rooted in tradition. The older boy, Hiroshi, shows early signs of promise in sumo wrestling, while Kenji is fascinated by the art of...
ellen-sussman's picture
Dec.07.2007
“I behave badly to set myself apart. To test myself. To push myself. To prove something. To shock someone. ... I behave badly because I can.” That’s how Ellen Sussman describes her deviant endeavors. To better understand them, she’s invited twenty-five other bad girls to share their stories. Ann...