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Sweet Nothings Sweet Nothings
by Janis Thomas

Ruby McMillan's husband leaves her with two children and to cope with her ruined dessert, an unpaid mortgage, and her failing bakery. Suddenly single again at the age of forty-four, she's beginning to discover that life is most delicious when you stop following a recipe and just live.



The House at the End of Hope Street: A Novel The House at the End of Hope Street: A Novel
by Menna van Praag

Welcome to Hope Street, where literary ghosts give advice to the living, hot chocolate contains magical properties and hope is something you can hold in your hands. Discover a mysterious house where women come to hide their secrets, heal their broken hearts and risk everything to change their lives forever…



The Sunshine When She's Gone: A Novel The Sunshine When She's Gone: A Novel
by Thea Goodman

A fresh, funny, and wisely observed debut novel about marriage - about the love, longing and ambivalence exposed when a husband takes the baby on a highly unusual outing. Told through alternating points of view, The Sunshine When She's Gone explores the life-changing impact of parenthood on a couple as individuals and as partners.



Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter
by Melissa Francis

The Glass Castle meets The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother in this dazzlingly honest and provocative family memoir by former child actress and current Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis. A fascinating account of life as a child star in the 1980’s, and also a startling tale of a family under the care of a highly neurotic, dangerously competitive “tiger mother.”



Lipstick in Afghanistan Lipstick in Afghanistan
by Roberta Gately

Violent nights as an emergency room nurse in Boston did not prepare Elsa for the devastation she witnesses at the small medical clinic she runs in Bamiyan. As she struggles to prove herself in the male-dominated culture, a tube of lipstick she finds in the aftermath of a tragic bus bombing leads her to a life-changing friendship.



The Bracelet The Bracelet
by Roberta Gately

A moving and timely novel about human trafficking—from the author of the acclaimed debut Lipstick in Afganistan. A highly emotional and powerful story, The Bracelet expertly navigates readers through the rich and complex Middle Eastern cultural landscape and is an absorbing and satisfying read.



Hot Water Hot Water
by Erin Brockovich

The follow-up thriller to Rock Bottom. No stranger to balancing an intensely demanding work schedule with the stresses of keeping her family together, AJ Palladino now faces another challenge: she is leaving her young son home so that she can travel to the site of a new case involving a nuclear power plant in peril. And it will take all her skills to keep her cool while the action and tension in both places build to a fever pitch. Can she save the community, herself and her son in time?



Recipes for Life: My Memories Recipes for Life: My Memories
by Linda Evans

In Recipes for Life, Linda opens up her heart, her past, and her kitchen. She shares a revealing assortment of anecdotes (magical moments mised with painful ones), photographs, and recipes enjoyed by Linda and those near and dear to her. Complete with over 40 recipes from a variety of places.



Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World
by Lisa Bloom

Packed with thought-provoking, revelatory points that will get your gray matter growing again, Think is delivered in a no-nonsense, straight-talk manner that will make you laugh, squirm, and question yourself -- and most importantly -- make you start thinking again.



Run Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy Lives Run Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy Lives
by Mina Samuels

In this inspiring book, Mina Samuels uses the varied personal stories of women and girls of all ages and backgrounds -- as well as her own -- to take a broad look at the power that sports have to help us face, and to overcome, obstacles in all arenas of life.



Changing Shoes: Getting Older - Not Old - with Style, Humor, and Grace Changing Shoes: Getting Older - Not Old - with Style, Humor, and Grace
by Tina Sloan

You might be wondering what a soap opera actress, dispatched from the land of outrageous and hilarious plots, has to say about a difficult, painful, and emotional real-life issue like aging.



Tales from the Yoga Studio Tales from the Yoga Studio
by Rain Mitchell

The yoga studio is where daily cares are set aside, mats are unfurled, and physical exertion leads to well-being, renewal, and friendship.