July 2, 2015

A Twist on Anne of Green Gables: Ana of California by Andi Teran

In her new novel, Ana of California, Andi Teran recaptures some of the magic of Anne of Green Gables -- but with a modern, West Coast twist.

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July 1, 2015

How to Say 'Housewife': The Good Shufu by Tracy Slater

When Tracy arrives in Japan, she must learn the challenges of communicating in her host country - not just the language, but the differences in communication and roles of women.

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June 30, 2015

Four Friends Come of Age in Local Girls by Caroline Zancan

In Local Girls, Caroline Zancan has accurately captured the intricacies of women's friendships, especially those that begin in childhood: the ups and downs, the love and jealousies, the shared history and secrets.

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June 29, 2015

Painting Past Lives: The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack

As far as we know, dreams do not recall previous lives, and nobody has ever awoken from a dream with new knowledge or talent. But what if, somehow, this did happen?

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June 28, 2015

A Life Left Behind: Vivian Apple at the End of the World

Don't be fooled by this initial, disarmingly innocent vision of the apocalypse or Coyle’s novel will catch you off guard with its exploration of a range of intense topics.

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June 27, 2015

Sexy, Outrageous Last of the Red-Hot Riders by Tina Leonard

Last of the Red Hot Riders is the second in Tina Leonard's Hell's Outlaw's series – and it is just as outrageous and sexy as the first.

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June 26, 2015

Community Conscious: 6 Books on Making a Difference

Volunteering is an admirable thing that can have lasting positive effects on both those being helped -- and on volunteers. Here is a lineup of stories that show what a difference being a community do-gooder can have.

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