It's already time to select our 2nd book of 2012!
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford | Paperback, 290 pages
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet has been an IndieBound NEXT List Selection, a Borders Original Voices Selection, a Barnes & Noble Book Club Selection, Pennie’s Pick at Costco, a Target Bookmarked Club Pick, and a National Bestseller. It was also named the #1 Book Club Pick for Fall 2009/Winter 2010 by the American Booksellers Association. It has a 3.89 rating on Goodreads.
Summer Sisters by Judy Blume | Paperback, 416 pages
Now, years later, Vix is working in New York City. Caitlin is getting married on the Vineyard. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded. But Caitlin begs Vix to come to her wedding, to be her maid of honor. And Vix knows that she will go—because Vix wants to understand what happened during that last shattering summer. And, after all these years, she needs to know why her best friend—her summer sister—still has the power to break her heart.
Summer Sisters is one of three adult novels that Judy Blume has written. She got the idea for the novel after spending a summer with her family at Martha's Vineyard. It has a 3.66 rating on Goodreads.
Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister | Hardcover, 288 pages
Shimmering with warmth, wit, and insight, Joy for Beginners is a celebration of life: unexpected, lyrical, and deeply satisfying.
Joy for Beginners was a Library Journal pick for top ten women’s fiction of 2011. It has a 3.62 rating on Goodreads.