Women's Fiction

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Couples Wanted

In Couples Wanted, two pairs decide to swap partners for the evening.  The sex is pretty good, but what isn’t is the nightmare that occurs afterward.  The book offers readers a fun, juicy, surprising, and ultimately uplifting story. Bridget and Roman Pierce are a happy, affluent couple who de ...

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Just Haven't Met You Yet

Just Haven’t Met You Yet is a charming and humorous tale about how life can upend our expectations and deliver unexpected joy in doing so. Readers should be warned, however, that the back blurb is perhaps a tad misleading as to just what happens when our heroine sets off on a quest to find her HEA ...

B+
Three Words for Goodbye

Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb have reunited to write an adventure story about women traveling alone in the 1930s and 1940s. The story of two sisters and their grandmother, all bonded by the spirit of adventure, Three Words of Goodbye is a lovely if slightly rote, very feminist story about how the ma ...

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The Curator's Daughter

The Curator’s Daughter is a story of how women often find themselves in the most impossible situations and manage to rise above them to create a better world for themselves, those they love and all who come after them. Hanna Tillich is not a Nazi, but she is reluctantly employed by them. She wo ...

B+
The Last Night in London

The Last Night in London is an enthralling story about the bonds of friendship, the wonder of falling in love and the often painful experience of holding on to hope in the midst of unexpected hardship. It begins with an exhibit. Ninety-nine-year-old Precious Dubose had been a model for decades an ...

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The Last One Home

The Last One Home is an interesting combination of women’s fiction and thriller that manages to keep its pace tense and its characters interesting, and its unique premise makes it worth a look even though its conclusion is a bit forgone. Influencer Lauren Abrams is returning home to the family ...

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Eternal

Friends. Lovers. Rivals. Enemies. The ties that bind all four are strong but malleable, especially in wartime. This fact is at the heart of Eternal, a story of three young people who find themselves in three very different positions as the Nazis and Fascism storm across Europe. Elisabetta, Marco, ...

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The Kitchen Front

The Kitchen Front is a soapy, engrossing book in which the narrative follows a cooking contest held during World War II.  But a few plot choices meant it didn’t quite reach DIK status. They come from a variety of backgrounds, but they all want one thing – to win a contest that will allow the ...

B+
The Kitchen Front

Jennifer Ryan’s The Kitchen Front is a wonderful, charming tale about the healing power of friendship and how we best learn to stand on our own by first learning to lean on those who love us. One of the biggest challenges facing the home front in Britain during the Second World War is food shor ...

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The Nature of Fragile Things

The Nature of Fragile Things is the mesmerizing, enchanting new novel from author Susan Meissner. A tale celebrating strong women, female friendships and the special bond between mothers and daughters, this charming book is the perfect companion to a hot cup of tea on a winter afternoon. Sophie W ...