Monthly Archives: July 2017

Book Review: Careers for Women

“You all have the potential to be supersalesmen,” she said, looking forcefully around the group. “You can convince anyone of anything if you set your mind to it. And when the chairman thanks you by pinching your derrière, you smile and blow smoke in his face.”

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Book Review: Throw Away Girls

The Jaycee Wilder Series Book 1

Book Review: Hello, Sunshine

“You should probably know two things upfront. And the first is this: On my thirty fifth birthday – the day I lost my career and my husband and my home in one uncompromising swoop – I woke up to one of my favorite songs playing on the radio-alarm clock.”

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

“People think that intimacy is about sex. But intimacy is about truth. When you realize you can tell someone your truth, when you can show yourself to them, when you stand in front of them bare and their response is ‘you’re safe with me’- that’s intimacy.”

Book Review: The Shark Club

A warm and wonderfully vivid novel about taking second chances—in life and in the sea.

Book Review: Salsa

In this entrancing and masterful new story, award-winning writer Mary Gordon beautifully lays bare the passions and torments of a fearless young woman struggling with her heritage and impossibly torn between two men and the two very different worlds they inhabit.

Book Review: The Heirs

The Heirs tells the story of an upper-crust Manhattan family coming undone after the death of their patriarch.