Women's Fiction

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This Time Tomorrow

Have you ever lived a life that feels… well, ordinary? Not particularly special, and not in the skin you’re meant to be in?  Emma Straub examines this emotion in This Time Tomorrow, a melancholy and unique take on time travel fiction. Every day, Alice visits her beloved father Leonard at the ...

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The Lost Summers of Newport

The Lost Summers of Newport is, quite simply, a solid, cracking yarn, another novel in which Williams, Willig and White each take the point of view of a different women, weaving together stories of soapy scandal, heartbreak and true love in a convincing way. These three stories take place among t ...

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By the Book

Jasmine Guillory’s sweet, charming new novel, By the Book, is a modern-day retelling of a beloved fairy tale that is sure to delight fans of the author - and make her some new ones. This novel is listed as the second in the Meant to Be series which are novels based on various fairy tales. While ...

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Girls of Flight City

Lorraine Heath joins the women’s fiction market in this World War II-set tale about daring women who used their biplanes to battle the evils of Hitler.  The volume reminds me of the work of Jill Barnett, whose book about women fighters in World War II - Sentimental Journey - also explores the rom ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...