Women's Fiction

B-
Shattered Silk

Shattered Silk tells the tale of a woman regaining her self esteem after a very bad marriage. There is also a little bit of mystery and a very tiny pinch of romance in the book. As a matter of fact, the romance is so subtle, if you blink while you are reading, you might miss it. I felt a little bit ...

B-
Homecoming

Susan Bowden's Homecoming is a contemporary tale of Tessa Hargrave's coming home to the English countryside after spending her adult life estranged from her family. She's nearly forty and her beloved Uncle Stephen is dying and wants to see her again. Though it will mean facing her aunt and cousin tw ...

B+
On Mystic Lake

Kristin Hannah's latest, her first in hardcover, is definitely more mainstream fiction than genre romance, despite the fact that one of its main components is a strong love story. At its core, it's the story of self-discovery. It's a beautifully drawn portrait of a woman going backward before she ca ...

C+
Cloud Nine

Cloud Nine is a beautifully written book. It's also horribly, horribly depressing. It has a tender romance, but no happily-ever-after. If you are a big fan of the multi-hanky read, you may enjoy this tearjerker. If you're not, then don't walk, run, in the opposite direction. Sarah Talbot has ...