The Fancy Lives of the Lear Sisters series

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Miss Fortune

What do tampons, witchcraft, and brownies have in common? They are all part of the wacky fun that is the newest novel by Julia London. In this third book about the Lear sisters, we focus on Rachel, the youngest in the family and the one her father worries about the most. There is something comfor ...

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Beauty Queen

Beauty Queen starts out as a bit of a screwball comedy. Somewhere along the way, though, it turns into an insightful and emotionally intense romance between two imperfect people. It made me laugh and cry, in turns. The book opens with a hilarious want-ad that could only exist in the heroine’s ima ...

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Material Girl

Julia London's first contemporary romance is a nice take on the theme of the spoiled heiress who has to learn to fend for herself. Most books that I have read with this storyline were screwball comedies, but Material Girl is fairly serious, although it has its lighter moments. A nice story and very ...