Getting Even, a new novel by Sarah Rayner explores how jealousy can undermine a close friendship.
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Many books on mothering mistakenly focus exclusively on the children. I recently tripped over a little book (143 pages crammed inside a cover with the same dimensions as a 4×6 index card) that offers a lot of wisdom, including a chapter on the importance of friendship in the lives of mothers. Stuff Every Mom [...]
Nine Rubies: Broken Silence of a Daughter of Revolutionary Iran is a true story that begins nearly a century ago when Mahru’s prosperous Iranian Azari grandfather escaped the Russian Revolution in 1917, and built a comfortable life for his wife and children in Northern Iran. The early death of her grandfather’s first wife, followed [...]
This breezy new novel, Perfect on Paper by Janet Goss (Penguin New American Libary,2012) keeps the reader guessing about artist Dana Mayo’s love life until the end. Her search for Mr. Right takes many twists and turns—remaining a puzzle until the end. If you are a crossword-puzzle lover, you’ll especially love this book. The book [...]
A memoir of summer camp and growing up Flies, mosquitoes, and poison ivy—even initial bouts of homesickness—make summer camp an unforgettable experience for any young camper. Nancy Kyme’s memoir, Memory Lake: The Forever Friendships of Summer (Vantage Point Books, 2011), captures those details but focuses on the special bonds of friendship and the inner [...]
You might call Rachel Bertsche a serial dater. But that doesn’t quite capture her unique adventure. After relocating to Chicago, bereft of the strong network of friends, colleagues and familial supports she had in New York, the author spent 52 weeks prospecting for girlfriends in her search for a bestie. She’s written a highly [...]