Category Archives: Romance

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Anna Kerrigan is twelve years old when she first meets Dexter Styles. At the time she was awed by his home by the sea, and felt the undercurrents of something unnamed but menacing between Dexter and her father. Years later … Continue reading

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The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

This is a story of love and sex, betrayal and friendship, misogyny and the power of women to overcome their lot in life. The story spans almost forty years of turmoil and unrest in China from the collapse of the … Continue reading

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The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

An abandoned house with a history, a picture of a woman without a name, a famous mother whose daughter never knew her and a famous artist who never recovered after his muse disappeared. Seemingly unrelated and spanning more that 150 … Continue reading

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The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar

In this beautifully written novel about two women whose lives are intimately¬†entangled: one a wealthy woman of high caste who lives a life of privilege and the other her servant, an elderly woman of low caste who lives in the … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Sometimes sequels lack the energy and magic of the original story, but not this time! In this sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale, Arden exceeds our expectations, making the magical world of medieval Russia come even more alive, while … Continue reading

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That Month in Tuscany by Inglath Cooper

Ren Sawyer is running away. At his last concert he just couldn’t wait to get off stage and away from his adoring fans. He is not sure what is going on but he knows he needs to get away from … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Rachel Chu and Nicholas Young had been dating for two years in New York City, when Nicholas invited her to come with him to Singapore to attend the summer wedding of his best friend, meet his family and spend some … Continue reading

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