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All Fall Down. By Jennifer Weiner. 2014. Atria, $26.99 (9781451617788).
“Mommy-blogger” Allison is having trouble keeping it all together, and finds that prescription drugs are the answer to her problems—until she hits rock bottom, that is.
Big Little Lies. By Liane Moriarty. 2014. Putnam/Amy Einhorn, $26.95 (9780399167065).
When bullying becomes an issue in a kindergarten class, the moms begin to divide. What starts as a send-up of suburban helicopter parenting turns darker as this story builds to a tense climax at Trivia Night, where one too many fizzy pink cocktails leads to . . . well, murder.
First Frost. By Sarah Addison Allen. 2015. St. Martin’s, $25.99 (9781250019837).
Two sisters have special gifts—the food Claire cooks that can mend a broken heart and the hairstyles Sydney creates that can spark true love with just the flip of a curl. Now Sydney’s teenage daughter discovers her gift but is unsure how to use it.
The Geometry of Love. By Jessica Levine. 2014. She Writes, paper, $16.95 (9781938314629).
Feeling restless in her long-term relationship with her boyfriend, Julia decides to take over her father’s accounting business and move to New York. Trouble ensues when she meets up with a former flame.
Housewitch. By Katie Schickel. 2015. Forge, $24.99 (9780765377302).
Allison Darling spent most of her childhood in foster care and still has a difficult time fitting in as a wife and mother. She discovers a new meaning of family when she finds out she’s descended from a line of witches.
Landline. By Rainbow Rowell. 2014. St. Martin’s, $24.99 (9781250049377).
Rowell casts a spell strong enough for her audience to buy into a yellow, corded telephone as a portal to the past, one where Georgie speaks to her then-boyfriend, now-husband, Neal, to try and repair the damage they have done to their relationship.
One Plus One. By Jojo Moyes. 2014. Viking/Pamela Dorman, $27.95 (9780525426585).
An ensemble cast of skillfully crafted characters meld together into an uncommonly good story about family, trust, and love. Single mom Jess is trying to get her daughter to a math competition in Aberdeen, Scotland, with hilarious results.
The Precious One. By Marisa de los Santos. Mar. 2015. Morrow, $25.99 (9780061670893).
Taisy is shocked when her estranged father calls and asks her to visit. Is he trying to mend their relationship from his deathbed, or does he have ulterior motives?
Skinny Bitch Gets Hitched. By Kim Barnouin. 2014. Gallery, $23.99 (9781476708881).
Vegan chef Clementine finds her perfect world crumbling as her soon-to-be mother-in-law begins to meddle. Barnouin’s adept and quirky chick-lit tale will leave readers laughing, not to mention hungry.
The Story Hour. By Thrity Umrigar. 2014. Harper, $25.99 (9780062259301).
After attempting to take her own life, Lakshmi is assigned to therapist Maggie. As the barriers between therapist and patient slowly fall away and a friendship is built, the two begin to uncover secrets that threaten to destroy their relationship and much more.
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