Women's fiction

Are you looking for some good books about women's lives and relationships?  Here are some of the best titles published in 2011:

The language of flowers : a novel / Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The language of flowers : a novel / Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Discovering the symbolic meanings of flowers while languishing in the foster-care system, 18-year-old Victoria is hired by a florist when her talent for helping others is discovered, a situation that leads to a romantic prospect and the confrontation of a painful secret from her past.

Deep down true [electronic resource] / Juliette Fay

Deep down true  / Juliette Fay

Newly divorced Dana Stellgarten has always been unfailingly nice- even to telemarketers-but now her temper is wearing thin. Money is tight, her kids are reeling from their dad's departure, and her Goth teenage niece has just landed on her doorstep. Dana finds that the tension between being true to yourself and being liked doesn't end in middle school.

Available as an e-book

Joy for beginners / Erica Bauermeister

Joy for beginners / Erica Bauermeister

Meeting with her five close friends to celebrate her recovery from cancer, Kate announces that she will take up white-water rafting if each of them will also do something that equally terrifies them, a challenge that results in a tattoo, a bread-baking endeavor and a reconciliation.

E-book

The weird sisters / Eleanor Brown

The weird sisters / Eleanor Brown

Unwillingly brought together to care for their ailing mother, three sisters who were named after famous Shakespearean characters discover that everything they have been avoiding may prove more worthwhile than expected.

CD audiobook

E-book

What Alice forgot / Liane Moriarty

What Alice forgot / Liane Moriarty

Suffering an accident that causes her to forget the last 10 years of her life, Alice is astonished to discover that she is 39 years old, a mother of three children and in the midst of an acrimonious divorce from a man she dearly loves.

Summaries from publisher materials

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