It's All About Who You Know

Daddy's girls

Tasmina Perry.

Chick Lit

"I THINK ONE OF DADDY'S LITTLE GIRLS KILLED HIM." For the four glamorous daughters of Lord Oswald Balcon, money can buy anything. From Fendi handbags to Ivy League educations, they live in a world of designer labels and unrestricted opulence -- their father's money and aristocratic status, coupled with their dazzling good looks, bought them every opportunity and advantage. They are beautiful, blond, and barely thirty, and the world is their luxur...


My mother's daughter : a novel

Judith Henry Wall.

Chick Lit

In the tradition of Barbara Delinsky and Patricia Gaffney comes a wry and moving look at the friendships of four women who have reached middle age as a terrible secret threatens to destroy the bond they have built over a lifetime. On the eve of Mary Sue Prescott's forty-fifth birthday, four childhood friends -- The Girlfriends' Club -- gather at a lakeside cabin. It's a bittersweet celebration as Mary Sue is scheduled for a mastectomy in the morn...


My wife's affair

Nancy Woodruff.

Literary Fiction

A smart, sexy novel about a woman's search for her former self on the London stage Georgie and Peter, very much in love, move to London with their three children. Once there, Georgie's dormant acting career takes off and she wins the role of Dora Jordan in a one-woman show. Dora Jordan was the most famous comic actress of the eighteenth century (she had thirteen illegitimate children, including ten by the future king of England). As Georgie rehea...


Everyone worth knowing

Lauren Weisberger.

Chick Lit

An irresistible tale about what happens when a girl on the fringe enters the realm of New York's chic, party-hopping elite.On paper, Bette Robinson's life is good. At twenty-six, she's got a great deal on an apartment in Manhattan, and she's on target to become an associate at the prestigious investment bank where she works with her best friend. Her eighty-hour workweeks might keep her from socializing or dating outside her office walls -- but sh...


All the king's men

Robert Penn Warren.

Literary Fiction

Restored from the original typescript by Noel Polk. Includes nearly 100 pages more than the original edition of 1946, which is cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Daughter's keeper

Ayelet Waldman.

Literary Fiction

How much would you sacrifice to save someone you love? When Olivia, wild-haired and headstrong, makes a terrible mistake, she must turn to the person least likely to help--her mother, Elaine. Motherhood was a role that Elaine never embraced and her best never amounted to much. But now Olivia faces prosecution for a naïve connection to a drug deal and she needs Elaine more than ever. As the days count down and Olivia s future hangs in the bal...


The emperor's general : a novel

James Webb.

Military Fiction, Historical Fiction

From the bestselling author ofFields of Firecomes a provocative novel of historical intrigue, gripping drama, and haunting romance suffused with the mystery and seduction of the Orient. 1997.  Jay Marsh, Wall Street millionaire and grand old man of the diplomatic corps, takes a sentimental journey to the scene of his first triumphs and agonies, Manila, where as a brash young captain during World War Two he served as aide-de-camp and con...


The doctor's daughter : a novel

Hilma Wolitzer.

Literary Fiction

In her first work of fiction in more than a decade, award-winning novelist Hilma Wolitzer brilliantly renders the intimate details of ordinary life and exposes a host of hidden truths. The Doctor's Daughter is a haunting portrait of a woman coming to terms with her family history and the fallibility of memory. One morning, Alice Brill awakes with a sudden awareness that something is wrong. There's a hollowness in her chest, and a sensation of dre...


Gerait's daughter

Millie J. Ragosta.

Romance, Historical Fiction

When Magheen is forced to marry a member of a rival family, the gallant Pier Butler proves to be her match...


Ester's child : a novel

by Jean Sasson.

Historical Fiction

The novel, Ester's Child, opens on January 7, 1948. The momentous declaration of the new State of Israel is only four months away and Muslim and Jewish forces are fighting fiercely over an ancient land they are prepared to die for. On this day, two events occur which irreversibly alter the lives of three families forever.THE Gale Family: Joseph and Ester Gale lost most of their family members to the holocaust that destroyed Europe's once vibrant ...


Forever a hustler's wife : a novel

Nikki Turner.

African American, Urban

The high priestess of the hood, Nikki Turner, is back with the novel fans have been feenin' for: the sequel to her #1 bestselling novel, A Hustler's Wife. Des, Virginia's slickest gangsta, is about to become a dad when he is charged with the murder of his own attorney. But with Yarni, his gorgeous wife (and a brilliant lawyer), now calling the shots, Des isn't going back to the slammer without a fierce fight. Even with the heat on, Des manages to...