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victoria-zackheim's picture
Mar.04.2011
I love you. The meeting ran late. I want a divorce. One little word, one casual lie, one devastating announcement—and our lives are turned upside down forever. In He Said What?, twenty-six gifted women writers share profoundly personal moments in which a man in their life said something—good or...
alice-hoffman's picture
Jan.16.2011
For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that went wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally endured that fate: As children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the...
susi-wyss's picture
Dec.30.2010
A glorious literary debut set in Africa that follows five women—two of them haunted by a shared tragedy—as their lives intersect in unexpected and sometimes explosive ways. 
dorianne-laux's picture
Dec.07.2010
The Book of Men by Dorianne Laux, could just as easily have been called The Book of Empathy, or The Book of Negative Capability, or The Book of Intimate Awareness of Who We Are and How We Got To Be This Way. Whether she is writing about men or women, the powerful or the powerless, the present day...
lucy-jane-bledsoe's picture
Oct.04.2010
From Publishers Weekly: The raw emotions of three women in Bledsoe's fifth novel (after Biting the Apple) lead to often explosive interactions among scientists, artists, and other lost souls marooned in Antarctica. A crash-landing and the discovery of a long-frozen body bonds Mikala Wilbo, a...
jacqueline-e-luckett's picture
Sep.16.2010
From Booklist Lena's husband, Randall, has been climbing the corporate ladder for years, and Lena has supported him every step of the way, glad to help him and raise their two children. But now she feels as though she has lost herself in the process, and is drowning in luxury. With his goal...
edward-winterhalder's picture
Aug.06.2010
In Biker Chicz of North America, Edward Winterhalder and Wil De Clercq have compiled in-depth profiles of twenty-two fascinating women who ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Each chapter features an individual whose life story is compelling, intriguing, fascinating, and inspirational. Global studies...
gina-misiroglu's picture
Jul.01.2010
From Booklist Part inspirational, part self-help, and part directory, this work contains sepia-and-white photographs, essays, poetry, interviews, quotations, and statistics. The compilers have experience in editing reference works: for example, Brennan edited the Women's Information...
jillian-lauren's picture
Jun.08.2010
At eighteen, Jillian Lauren was an NYU theater school dropout with a tip about an upcoming audition. The “casting director” told her that a rich businessman in Singapore would pay pretty American girls $20,000 if they stayed for two weeks to spice up his parties. Soon, Jillian found herself on a...
abiola-abrams's picture
Apr.14.2010
Meet Maya Hope. Double-dipped in cocoa with brick-house curves, she's a lover of jazz, a political poet, and a sociologist. Her best friend and roommate, Athena Jackson, is her opposite in every way -- a petite ex-cheerleader who's always blaring rap, grinding out rhymes, and ready to take the...