Women's Wit

I still dream about you : a novel

Fannie Flagg.

Chick Lit, Mystery, Humor

The beloved Fannie Flagg is back and at her irresistible and hilarious best inI Still Dream About You, a comic mystery romp through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, past, present, and future.

Meet Maggie Fortenberry, a still beautiful former Miss Alabama. To others, Maggie's life seems practically perfect - she's lovely, charming, and a successful real estate agent at Red Mountain Realty. Still, Maggie can't help but wonder how she wound up i...




Can't wait to get to heaven : a novel

Fannie Flagg.

Humor

Combining Southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a town to ponder the age-old question: Why are we here?


Angry housewives eating bon bons

Lorna Landvik.

Chick Lit, Humor

From her sensational sleeper hitPatty Jane's House of Curlto her heartwarming novelWelcome to the Great Mysterious, Lorna Landvik has won the hearts of readers everywhere by skillfully balancing hilarity with pathos, and bittersweet insights with heartwarming truths. Now she returns to her beloved, eccentric stomping ground of small-town Minnesota where the most eclectic, and engaging group of women you'll ever meet share love, loss, and laughter...


No! I don't want to join a book club : diary of a sixtieth year

Virginia Ironside.

Chick Lit, Humor

A delightful novel about letting go of youth and embracing the sassy curmudgeon within Don’t harass her about parasailing or taking Italian language courses. Forget about suggesting she join a gym. Marie Sharp may be a little creaky in the bones as she heads toward the big 6-0, but she’s fine with it. She would rather do without all the moving-to-Florida-bicycling-across- Mongolia-for-the-hell-of-it hoopla that her friends insist upon. She’...


Where the heart is

Billie Letts.

Chick Lit

Oprah Book Club-« Selection, December 1998: A funny thing happens to Novalee Nation on her way to Bakersfield, California. Her ne'er-do-well boyfriend, Willie Jack Pickens, abandons her in an Oklahoma Wal-Mart and takes off on his own, leaving her with just 10 dollars and the clothes on her back. Not that hard luck is anything new to Novalee, who is "seventeen, seven months pregnant, thirty-seven pounds overweight--and superstitious about sevens...


Searching for paradise in Parker, PA

Kris Radish.

Chick Lit

From the bestselling author ofThe Sunday List of DreamsandAnnie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeralcomes a poignant, funny, and uplifting novel of a woman at midlife whose search for happiness within her marriage--and within herself--turns a whole town upside down. After twenty-eight years of marriage to her husband Lucky, Addy Lipton feels anything but happily married. In fact, just thinking of their garage, filled to the brim with Lucky's usel...


Rococo : a novel

Adriana Trigiani.

Chick Lit, Humor

New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani, beloved by millions of readers around the world for her humor, warmth, and captivating storytelling in the Big Stone Gap trilogy and Lucia, Lucia, takes on love, lust, tricky family dynamics, and home decorating in Rococo, the uproarious tale of a small Italian American town poised for a makeover it never expected. Bartolomeo di Crespi is the acclaimed interior decorator of Our Lady of Fatima, N...


Wives behaving badly

Elizabeth Buchan.

Chick Lit, Humor

What could be sweeter than Revenge ? The sequel. American readers fell in love with Elizabeth Buchan’s Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman . Now, with the delicious sequel to that beloved New York Times bestseller, Elizabeth Buchan answers the intriguing question: What happens when the mistress becomes the wife? Minty Lloyd is now the second wife to her husband, Nathan—but she is haunted by her very much alive, and quite reborn, predecessor Rose...


Patty Jane's House of Curl : a novel

Lorna Landvik.

Chick Lit

Maybe Patty Jane Dobbin should know better than to marry a man as gorgeous as Thor Rolvaag, but she's too smitten to think twice. Yet nine months into their marriage, with a baby on the way, Thor is gone. It's a good thing Patty Jane has her irrepressible sister Harriet to rely on--not to mention her extremely short, extremely rich almost-brother-in-law, Avel Ames.It's been said that a good haircut can cure any number of ills, and before long the...


After all these years

Susan Isaacs.

Mystery, Chick Lit

The day after her lavish wedding anniversary bash, Rosie Meyers gets a big surprise: her nouveau riche husband, Richie, is leaving her for a sultry, sophisticated, size-six MBA. So, when he's found murdered in their exquisitely appointed kitchen, no one is surprised to find Rosie's prints all over the weapon. The suburban English teacher is the prime suspect -- the police's only suspect. And she knows she'll spend the rest of her life in the pris...