Two Houston socialites in the 1950s struggle with life, parents, parenting and things only discussed in private.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, contemporary humorous romance, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction • Tags: Chip Bingely, Curtis Sittenfeld, Fitzwilliam Darcy, jane austen, Jane Bennet, Lizzy Bennet, P&P, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, retellings
The best retelling of Jane Austen’s P&P I have ever come across! Delicious!
Jenny Colgan’s first book in her Little Beach Street Bakery series.
Polly fleeing a toxic relationship finds an affordable, if terribly delapiidated, apartment above an abandoned bakery on an island with only a few year round residents.
Five sisters in the court of Versailles during the reign of Louis XV.
“Carefully researched and ornately detailed, The Sisters of Versailles is the first book in an exciting new historical fiction trilogy about King Louis XV, France’s most “well-beloved” monarch, and the women who shared his heart and his bed. ” Tantor Media
The author uses a plural point of view to tell the story of three sisters returning to their parents’ home as adults.
A translation of Elizabeth von Arnim’s 1922 novel, “The Enchanted April,” from Edwardian England and Italy to modern day Maine.
A present day women with an uncanny ability to decode ciphers decodes and translates the diary of a woman who is a part of the 18th century Jacobite families in exile in France.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica, Women's Fiction, Women's Fiction • Tags: baby, Broadway Books, Elderly, Living together, Maddie Dawson, Marriage, Pregnancy, Random House
A long term relationship unravels in the face of life changes, new jobs, and caring for relatives.