April 18, 2013
At first glance, you might think you know what’s going to happen in Gone, a literary page-turner about a middle-aged nutritionist, Eve Adams, and her husband Eric, who drives the hot babysitter home one night and doesn’t return. But novelist Cathi Hanauer avoids cliché and digs deep into the truths behind so many seemingly perfect modern marriages.
March 1, 2013
Considered one of the masterpieces of Western literature, Madame Bovary remains Flaubert's most famous work. This eBook, translated by Lydia Davis, offers a fresh approach to Emma's desires and ruin.
February 6, 2013
Meet Pat Peoples of Matthew Quick's novel-turned-hit-film, The Silver Linings Playbook. Pat's fresh out of the psych ward, armed with a new philosophy of life, and surrounded by flawed folks in this sad, funny, and unique look at relationships.
December 17, 2012
In this compact gem of a novel, O’Nan follows a couple, Marion and Art, a long-married duo at the end of their financial and emotional ropes. Art has hatched a plan in which they’ll return to Niagara Falls, sight of their honeymoon and nexus of their original married happiness, and bet their entire financial worth in an attempt to save their house, their livelihoods, and their marriage.
December 7, 2012
In this exquisite memoir, international journalist Kati Marton reveals her adventurous life, from her high-power job and intense marriages to Peter Jennings and Richard Holbrooke, to loss, and life beyond love stories. And always Paris remains a steadfast spring of solace and inspiration.
October 27, 2012
Bestselling author Elizabeth Berg has crafted another emotionally satisfying story in Range of Motion. This time a young woman is sustained by hope, faith, and a very different friendship when her beloved lies in a coma after a freak accident.
October 5, 2012
Jodi Kantor gives us an insider's look at the presidential marriage, revealing the intrinsic role Michelle Obama plays in the administration and in her husband's private life.
August 1, 2012
In this charming debut about love, grief, and renewal, Rachel Joyce takes a day's ordinary moment and transforms it into a life-changing journey for Harold Fry and those around him.
July 12, 2012
Nora Ephron was the queen of writing books and movies that captured how women truly feel, in friendships, in love, and about themselves. Here, a look at her classic novel of a broken marriage, Heartburn, in all its wit and wisdom.
June 19, 2012
This is not a novel about a wedding; it's a novel about what happens in the wake of the pursuit of imagined perfection.
May 30, 2012
On the eve of her twentieth anniversary, the author of Wife 22 shares her secrets for keeping the marriage fires burning in the twenty-first century.
May 26, 2012
Packing for summer – whether for weeks or just days, beach bound or lake bound – is all about packing as light as possible, and that goal extends to your reading material.
May 1, 2012
Freudenberger's latest isn't your typical fairy-tale of the honeymoon phase of marriage. In fact, it's world's away from that.