What We Carry: A Memoir

05 June 2020 | By Maya Lang | Filed in: relationships.

In caring for her aging mother and her own young daughter, writer Maya Shanbhag Lang a new voice of the highest caliber Rebecca Makkai confronts the legacy of family myths and how the stories shared between parents and children reverberate through generations a deeply moving memoir about immi

Normal People

05 June 2020 | By Sally Rooney | Filed in: relationships.

At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other He s popular and well adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at Marianne s house, a strange and indelible connect

Redhead by the Side of the Road

05 June 2020 | By Anne Tyler | Filed in: relationships.

From the beloved and best selling Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection n nMicah Mortimer is a creature of habit A self employed tech expert, superintendent of his Balti apartment building, cautious to a fault

An American Marriage

05 June 2020 | By Tayari Jones | Filed in: relationships.

Newlyweds, Celestial and Roy, are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South He is a young executive and she is artist on the brink of an exciting career They are settling into the routine of their life together, when they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagi

Grown Ups

05 June 2020 | By Marian Keyes | Filed in: relationships.

They re a glamorous family, the Caseys n nJohnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away And they re a happy family Johnny s wife, Jessie who has the most money

Allie and Bea

05 June 2020 | By Catherine Ryan Hyde | Filed in: relationships.

Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer With only two thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean with her cat on a mission to reclaim what s rightfully hers, even i

Fleishman Is in Trouble

05 June 2020 | By Taffy Brodesser-Akner | Filed in: relationships.

Recently separated Toby Fleishman is suddenly, somehow and at age forty one, short as ever surrounded by women who want him women who are self actualized, women who are smart and interesting, women who don t mind his height, women who are eager to take him for a test drive with just the swipe of

My Name Is Lucy Barton

05 June 2020 | By Elizabeth Strout | Filed in: relationships.

Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation Her mother, to whom she hasn t spoken for many years, comes to see her Her unexpected visit forces Lucy to confront the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of her life her impoverished childhood in Amga

The Last Bathing Beauty

05 June 2020 | By Amy Sue Nathan | Filed in: relationships.

n A former beauty queen faces the secrets of her past for herself and the sake of her family s future in a heartfelt novel about fate, choices, and second chances nEverything seemed possible in the summer of 1951 Back then Betty Stern was an eighteen year old knockout working at her grandparents

Hello, Sunshine

05 June 2020 | By Laura Dave | Filed in: relationships.

From Laura Dave the author of the addictive Us Weekly , winning Publishers Weekly and critically acclaimed bestseller Eight Hundred Grapes comes a new novel about the secrets we keep even from ourselves.Sunshine Mackenzie has it all until her secrets come to light Sunshine Mackenzie is livin

The Likely Resolutions of Oliver Clock

05 June 2020 | By Jane Riley | Filed in: relationships.

His life is perfectly regimented Is there really room for something as unpredictable as love n nOliver Clock has everything arranged just so A steady job running the family funeral parlour A fridge stocked with ready meals A drawer full of colour coded socks A plan of sorts to stay trim enough

Sunrise on Half Moon Bay

05 June 2020 | By Robyn Carr | Filed in: relationships.

Sometimes the happiness we re looking for has been there all along n nAdele and Justine have never been close Born twenty years apart, Justine was already an adult when Addie was born The sisters love each other but they don t really know each other n nWhen Addie dropped out of university to care fo