Fun, Female, Fiction

my take: As with the best Fun Female Fiction, Young Jane Young serves up an easy to read tale with …

"The Husband’s Secret"

my take: I like how Ms. Moriarty’s characters seem a bit superficial at first, the novel a bit house-wifey … …

"The Wonder"

my take: The heroine, a Nightingale trained nurse, is hired to keep a two-week watch over a young girl who …

"Small Great Things"

my take: Whew. Almost quit on this one. Some of the content was so disturbing I wasn’t sure I wanted …

"August Snow"

my take: This was recommended by Nancy Pearl (Book Lust) recently. She mentioned that in these unsettling times in the …

"West of Sunset"

my take: Here’s the tale of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last years, past the wild days with Zelda. He’s hawked himself …

"Eligible"

my take: What looks like wealth and upper class in America? What would bring an upper-middle class family shame? Curtis …

All the voices

my take: Wow. Legend has it that after President Lincoln’s son Willie died, he went to the cemetery and took …

"The Dry"

my take: A triple family suicide/murder in a small Australian farming town re-kindles the unsolved murder/suicide from twenty years earlier …

"Today Will be Different"

my take: I saw this title and thought: YES PLEASE. Isn’t that what we hope for in mid-life? I’ll get …

"Truly, Madly, Guilty"

my take: First, the cover is fun and matched my beach ensemble. Second, this is a great beach read. Like …

"Norwegian by Night"

my take: Having recently been in Oslo, I was excited to read this detective story set there. I was surprised …