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Author Hill, Nanci Milone.

Title Reading women : a book club guide for women's fiction / Nanci Milone Hill.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2012]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  016.8136 HIL    AVAILABLE
 Johnsburg PL Adult Non-Fiction - JOLY-11  028.8 HIL    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD Adult Non-Fiction - NPLY-11  016.8136 HIL    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 221 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents CHAPTER 1. 90 Titles for Discussion. The house in Amalfi / Elizabeth Adler -- Garden spells / Sarah Addison -- Bending the rules / Susan Andersen -- Deep dish / Mary Kay Andrews -- A year on Ladybug Farm / Donna Ball -- The lace makers of Glenmara / Heather Barbieri -- The Floramamba Ladies' Auxiliary and Sewing Circle / Lois Battle -- The year of pleasures / Elizabeth Berg -- The fiction class / Susan Breen -- Revenge of the middle-aged woman / Elizabeth Buchan -- Jane Austen in Boca / Paula Morantz Cohen -- The Wildwater Walking Club / Claire Cook -- The Chili Queen / Sandra Dallas -- A match made on Madison / Dee Davis -- Family tree / Barbara Delinsky -- Belong to me / Marisa de los Santos -- Lavender morning / Jude Deveraux -- Good Harbor / Anita Diamant -- The kept woman / Susan Donovan -- Secrets to happiness / Sarah Dunn -- The first time / Joy Fielding --
Murphy's law / Lori Foster -- The Jane Austen Book Club / Karen Joy Fowler -- Bulls Island / Dorothea Benton Frank -- Fire and ice / Julie Garwood -- Mommy tracked / Whitney Gaskell -- Something borrowed / Emily Giffin -- I see you everywhere / Julia Glass -- Domestic affairs / Eileen Goudge -- The other woman / Jane Green -- Firefly Lane / Kristin Hannah -- Female intelligence / Jane Heller -- The baker's apprentice / Judi R. Hendricks -- The art of keeping secrets / Patti Callahan Henry -- A summer affair / Elin Hilderbrand -- Beach trip / Cathy Holton -- The knitting circle / Ann Hood -- The Friday night knitting club / Kate Jacobs -- Scot on the rocks: how I survived by ex-boyfriend's wedding with my dignity ever-so slightly intact / Brenda Janowitz -- The Botox diaries / Janice Kaplan -- The last of something / Susan Kelly -- The same sweet girls / Cassandra King -- Prodigal summer / Barbara Kingsolver -- Remember me? / Sophie Kinsella -- Smooth talking stranger / Lisa Kleypas -- Blue shoe / Anne Lamott -- Angry housewives eating bon-bons / Lorna Landvik -- Heiress for hire / Erin McCarthy -- Twenty wishes / Debbie Macomber -- Under her skin / Susan Mallery -- Bad Girl Creek / Jo-Ann Mapson -- That's amore / Wendy Markham -- The chocolate lovers' club / Carole Matthews -- The scoop / Fern Michaels -- The world below / Sue Miller -- Twelve times blessed / Jacquelyn Mitchard -- While I'm falling / Laura Moriarty -- The baby trial / Sinead Moriarty -- Things I want my daughters to know / Elizabeth Noble -- Sister mine / Tawni O'Dell -- The dive from Claussen's pier / Ann Packer -- Hot number / Carly Phillips -- La Cucina: a novel of rapture / Lily Prior --
The perfect poison / Amanda Quick -- Annie Freeman's fabulous traveling funeral / Kris Radish -- Step ball change / Jeanne Ray -- The deep blue sea for beginners / Luanne Rice -- Wish you were here / Lani Diane Rich -- Love Hampton / Sherri Rifkin -- Red lily / Nora Roberts -- The true and outstanding adventures of the Hunt sisters -- The goddess of Kitchen Avenue / Barbara Samuel -- Now Flower and the secret fan / Lisa See -- Drowning Ruth / Christina Schwarz -- Vanessa and Virginia / Susan Sellers -- The secret's in the sauce / Linda Evans Shepherd and Eva Marie Everson -- Body surfing / Anita Shreve -- American wife / Curtis Sittenfeld -- The Last girls / Lee Smith -- Age before beauty / Virginia Smith -- Amy and Isabelle / Elizabeth Strout -- Lucia, Lucia / Adriana Trigiani -- Friday nights / Joanna Trollope -- Single in Suburbia / Wendy Wax -- In her shoes / Jennifer Weiner -- Chasing Harry Winston / Lauren Weisengerger -- Mad girls in love / Michael Lee West -- The wedding girl / Madeleine Wickham -- Staling home / Sherryl Woods -- L. A. Woman / Cathy Yardley --
CHAPTER 2. 24 Additional Women's Fiction, Chick Lit, and Romance Titles to Consider for Discussion: Summer breeze / Catherine Anderson -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood -- Invisible lives / Anjali Banerjee -- The wonder spot / Melissa Bank -- Midwives / Chris Bohjalian -- Babylon sisters / Pearl Cleage -- Hot and bothered / Annie Downey -- The concubine's daughter / Pai Kit Fai -- The land of mango sunsets / Dorothea Benton Frank -- You have to kiss a lot of frogs / Laurie Graff -- The future homemakers of America / Laurie Graham -- One for sorrow, two for joy / Elise Juska -- Fashionably late / Beth Kendrick -- Sweet life / Mia King -- Such a pretty face / Cathy Lamb -- With or without you / Carole Matthews -- Any minute / Joyce Meyer -- The good mother / Sue Miller -- The second wives club / Jane Moore -- Mafia chic / Erica Orloff -- She's gone country / Jane Porter -- The Hindi-Bindi Club / Monica Pradhan -- Home repair / Liz Rosenberg -- Family blessings / LaVyrle Spencer -- Sample book group handout -- List of reader resources.
Summary "An indispensable guide for anyone who runs or participates in a book group, this title provides the structure and fun facts needed to examine the genre of women's fiction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Women -- Fiction -- Bibliography.
American fiction -- 20th century -- Bibliography.
American fiction -- 21st century -- Bibliography.
American fiction -- Women authors -- Bibliography.
Chick lit -- Bibliography.
American fiction -- Women authors -- Stories, plots, etc.
Women -- Books and reading -- United States.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- United States.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Collection Development.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reference.
ISBN 9781591588023 (paperback)
1591588022 (paperback)
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1591588065 (ebook)
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