Category: Womens Fiction

  • Pieces of Sky by Kaki Warner

    By Kaki Warner

    2011 RITA Winner for top First booklet

    Jessica Thornton is some distance from her local England. An writer and milliner, she incorporates the burden of a scandalous secret-a terrible disgrace that has introduced her to the West on a determined look for the one relatives she will belief: her brother. not anyone ready Jessica for the warmth and the hardships-or for a guy like Brady Wilkins, a guy robust adequate to carve out a house within the desert, and passionate adequate to revive her religion in herself and in her center.
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  • If You Want Me by Kayla Perrin

    By Kayla Perrin

    Alice Watson's not the shy, obese woman everybody dissed again in highschool -- everybody, that's, other than Marcus Quinn, her one-time ally who ended up trampling all over the place her center. Now, 13 years later, Alice is tall, lovely, sensational...and a real celeb who is going via the identify of Desir?e LaCroix. And passion's flame begins smoking back whilst she sees that good-looking Marcus nonetheless has it occurring. yet is it Alice or her well-known Hollywood personality who is received his appealing brown eyes extensive open?Marcus's personal middle has passed through significant achin' when you consider that again within the day. And the reappearance of Alice/Desir?e turns out to spell bigtime hassle. nonetheless, this proud, attractive sista can make Marcus omit the discomfort and his promise to not permit a superb face and determine flip his head ever back. or even notwithstanding the lady's obtained drama -- and there is critical threat doggin' her path -- this would be the time for wary Marcus to decide to an ideal love that he as soon as enable get too far-off.
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  • Five Quarters of the Orange (P.S.) by Joanne Harris

    By Joanne Harris

    Whilst Framboise Simon returns to a small village at the banks of the Loire, the locals don't realize her because the daughter of the notorious lady they carry answerable for a tragedy through the German career years in the past. however the prior and current are inextricably entwined, relatively in a scrapbook of recipes and stories that Framboise has inherited from her mom. and shortly Framboise will discover that the magazine additionally includes the major to the tragedy that indelibly marked that summer time of her 9th yr. . . .
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  • Sex and the City by Deborah Jermyn

    By Deborah Jermyn

    With its daring depiction of 4 girl pals navigating the pitfalls of Manhattan's relationship scene, intercourse and town, which aired on HBO from 1998 to 2004, used to be a special tv drama that advanced right into a ubiquitous and largely debated cultural phenomenon. Deborah Jermyn's intercourse and town investigates the program's severe and well known luck in addition to its lasting cultural impression. to provide readers a whole photograph of intercourse and town, Jermyn attracts on shut textual research of chosen episodes, latest serious paintings at the software, tales from its stars and manufacturers, and intertextual facts starting from the intercourse and town bus travel to fan courses and internet sites.

    during this quantity Jermyn explores the show's characters, its cautious common stability of comedy and drama, its mixture of either delusion and realism, and its commitment to the intricacies of women's friendships. Jermyn notes that during the process its six seasons intercourse and town emerged as a type of debatable shorthand to discover the zeitgeist between a iteration of post-feminist television audiences, each one week contemplating matters surrounding femininity, feminism, sexuality, consumerism, and women's way of life offerings. Jermyn argues that, in brief, intercourse and the City's good fortune and wider cultural influence invite us not only to investigate the actual accomplishments of its writing, layout, and performances yet to acknowledge the contribution and importance that tv may have on public debate and existence outdoors "the box."

    With the 2008 free up of a full-length-and long-awaited-feature movie model of intercourse and the town, the sequence proves itself once more to be well timed and suitable. fanatics of the sequence in addition to students of tv historical past will take pleasure in Jermyn's insightful study.

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  • Undone by Rachel Caine

    By Rachel Caine

    A new sequence from the writer of the elements warden NOVEL S, WHO’S AS “Swift, sassy, and horny as Laurell ok. Hamilton.” (Mary Jo Putney)Once she used to be Cassiel, a Djinn of unlimited energy. Now, she has been reshaped in human flesh as punishment for defying her master—and dwelling one of the climate Wardens, whose energy she needs to faucet into on a regular basis or she is going to die. And as she copes with the sentiments and frailties of her human , a malevolent entity threatens her new existence...
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  • The Artist Is a Thief by Stephen Gray

    By Stephen Gray

    Winner of the Australian/Vogel's Literary Award 2000.

    Margaret Thatcher Gandarrwuy is an the world over well known Aboriginal artist from the distant venture gap group within the Northern Territory. Her works command excessive costs - till a brand new portray is unveiled. it really is came upon slashed, with the phrases rapidly scrawled throughout it, 'The artist is a thief'. Is the artist a thief? Is she accountable, or is she the sufferer of someone else's fraud?

    This is a philosophical detective novel with a distinction, set in a global the place everybody however the 'detective' is familiar with the principles. Jean-Loup Wild, a Melbourne monetary advisor despatched through ATSIC to venture gap, is stuck among the artwork global, with its wealth, models, heroes and complex deepest language, and the Aboriginal group with its poverty, social difficulties, kinship ties and unchanging conventional legislation. If Jean-Loup can locate the artist he can start to locate the key of what has been occurring at venture gap. He can commence, additionally, to appreciate how the layers of that secret lie deep within the bedrock of Australian society.
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  • True Colors by Diana Palmer

    By Diana Palmer

    A brand new York instances Bestseller Meredith Ashe notion her middle was once damaged whilst Cy Harden's relatives ran her out of city as a scared youngster, penniless and pregnant. Now she's again - because the poised, robust head of a multinational company - and she's making plans a antagonistic takeover of Harden homes. Cy does not recognize the secrets and techniques Meredith is hiding, and he or she has no goal of telling him. but if Meredith starts to fall for Cy yet again, even her conscientiously made plans cannot safeguard her.
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