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The Finishing Touches
The Finishing Touches (2009)
Hester Browne
While campaigning to make over an outdated English finishing school, Betsy finds her own life changing after she bumps into an old crush and finds new clues to her parents' identity.
 
One Fifth Avenue
One Fifth Avenue (2008)
Candace Bushnell
Drama swirls around this hot spot’s newest inhabitants: an arrogant hedge-fund manager and his wife, a fame-hungry young beauty, and an actress nostalgic for a failed romance.
 
Queen of Babble Gets Hitched
Queen of Babble Gets Hitched (2008)
Meg Cabot
Though Lizzie’s expensive engagement ring comes from Luke, her heart belongs to his best friend. Third of the Queen of Babble Novels.
 
Belong To Me
Belong To Me (2008)
Marisa De los Santos
First impressions can mislead. A waitress Cornelia befriends immediately may ruin her marriage, while a neighbor who irritates her reveals surprising depths. Sequel to Love Walked In.
 
Hollywood Is like High School with Money
Hollywood Is like High School with Money (2009)
Zoey Dean
Overjoyed to net a job in the cutthroat, catty movie industry,Taylor finds she can't survive without the help of her boss's teen daughter.
 
One Flight Up
One Flight Up (2010)
Susan Fales-Hill
For various reasons, 4 Manhattan women stray from their partners.
 
Wedding Season
Wedding Season (2010)
Katie Fforde
While preparing for two important knot-tyings, wedding planner Sarah and her two friends get involved in romance themselves.
 
Heart of the Matter
Heart of the Matter (2010)
Emily Giffin
Following a tragic accident, two women--Tessa Russo, a renowned pediatric surgeon, and Valerie Anderson, an attorney and single mother--living in the same Boston suburb but with relatively little in common aside from a fierce love for their children converge in ways no one could have imagined.
 
The Shiksa Syndrome
The Shiksa Syndrome (2008)
Laurie Graff
Pretending to be non-Jewish nets a cute Jewish guy for Aimee but has unexpected costs.
 
Misery Loves Cabernet
Misery Loves Cabernet (2009)
Kim Gruenenfelder-Smith
While coping with the ridiculous demands of her megastar boss, L.A. denizen Charlie wavers between finding a new guy and missing her ex. Second in the Charlie Edwards series.
 
The Actor and the Housewife
The Actor and the Housewife (2009)
Shannon Hale
What happens when your not-so-secret celebrity crush walks right into real life and changes everything? Mormon housewife Becky Jack--seven months pregnant with her fourth child--is about to find out when she meets celebrity hearththrob Felix Callahan.
 
Hope in a Jar
Hope in a Jar (2009)
Beth Harbison
Twenty years after a rumor ruined their friendship, Allie and Olivia make up while rescuing an old high school friend in distress.
 
The Friday Night Knitting Club
The Friday Night Knitting Club (2007)
Kate Jacobs
Georgia’s world changes in surprising ways after she reencounters two people who hurt her years ago: her daughter’s father and her ex-best-friend.
 
The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund
The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund (2009)
Jill Kargman
Holly ditches her cheating hedge fund manage husband in favor of a new job, mostly new friends, and new love.
 
Always and Forever
Always and Forever (2007)
Cathy Kelly
Mel wrestles with being a newly jobless mother, Cleo loves a man who may have cheated her family, and Daisy's husband has abandoned her and her dreams of a baby.  All three Irishwomen find solace in a spa.
 
The Brightest Star in the Sky
The Brightest Star in the Sky (2010)
Marian Keyes
Fate is on its way to the tenants of 66 Star Street, in Dublin, bringing with it love and tragedy, friendship and heartbreak, and the power to change lives.
 
Twenties Girl
Twenties Girl (2009)
Sophie Kinsella
When the spirit of Lara's great-aunt Sadie mysteriously appears, she has one last request: Lara must find a missing necklace that had been in Sadie's possession for more than seventy-five years.
 
With Friends Like These
With Friends Like These (2010)
Sally Koslow
Forging a deep friendship in spite of their differences, former roommates Quincy, Jules, Talia and Chloe struggle with respective challenges in the ensuing years, which are complicated by their illusion-based comparisons to one another's circumstances.
 
Miranda's Big Mistake
Miranda's Big Mistake (2009)
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Jill Mansell
Mistake-prone Miranda thinks she's found the perfect man, not knowing he's just left his pregnant wife.
 
Dedication
Dedication (2007)
Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus
Re-awakened affection confuses Kate’s 13-year-old plan of revenge on the man who dumped her and betrayed his friends to become a star.
 
I Think I Love You
I Think I Love You (2011)
Allison Pearson
In 1970s South Wales, Petra and Sharon live for singer David Cassidy. Over two decades later, bruised by grief, & with a 13-year-old daughter, Petra finally gets to meet her idol, during a life-changing trip to Vegas that she shares with Sharon and Bill, a journalist.
 
The Opposite of Me
The Opposite of Me (2010)
Sarah Pekkanen
When Lindsey's carefully constructed life implodes, she retreats to her parents' home and struggles to maintain her identity while her twin sister plans a lavish wedding. Things get even more complicated when a family secret forces both sisters to reconsider who they are and are meant to be.
 
The Penny Pinchers Club
The Penny Pinchers Club (2009)
Sarah Strohmeyer
Worried about the future after she discovers her husband's secret bank account, Kat joins a group who teach her that saving time with family is as important as saving money.
 
Best Friends Forever
Best Friends Forever  (2009)
Jennifer Weiner
Popular television personality Valerie Adler turns to her long-forgotten, Illinois hometown friend Addie Downs when she runs into a bit of trouble involving betrayal and loyalty, family history and small-town secrets.
 
Last Night at Chateau Marmont
Last Night at Chateau Marmont (2010)
Lauren Weisberger
Brooke and Julian live a happy life in New York -- she's the breadwinner working two jobs and he's the struggling musician husband. Then Julian is discovered by a Sony exec and becomes an overnight success -- and their life changes for ever. Julian's new-found fame means that Brooke must face the savage attentions of the ruthless paparazzi. And when a scandalous picture hits the front pages, Brooke's world is turned upside down.
 
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