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Us
Us by David Nicholls (Other Fiction)
Novel started out slow with chapters moving between present and past. The woman considering divorce but wants to go to Europe with husband and son before divorce. Son runs away. Father stays behind to find him. Eventually he does. Father has heart attack in Europe while wife back at home. Wife flies to be with husband and son. They do divorce and family members go on to live their own lives. Novel gives something for a person to think about. -- Added by Kathie on 02/22/2017

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Twisted Sisters
Twisted Sisters by Jen Lancaster (Other Fiction)
a nice read. almost believable book about 3 sisters. 2 of which vie for mother's attention. One is a PhD psychologist with a t.v. show. The other sister is a hairdresser. The PhD learns a lot about herself. Interesting book. -- Added by Kathie on 02/08/2017

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The Vacationers
The Vacationers by Emma Straub (Other Fiction)
Husband cheats on wife. Son cheats on girlfriend. Son is $150,000 in debt. Daughter loses her virginity on this vacation. Gay couple, friends of wife find out they can adopt. Vacation on Mallorca with all of these family members and friends starts out raw but ends happily ever after. -- Added by Kathie on 01/30/2017

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One Plus One
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes (Other Fiction)
Single mom raising 2 kids. One is a step son who wears mascara & is bullied. The daughter is a math geek who needs to go to the Math Olympiad to win a full ride to a private school.. She fails the test but the question #1 is incorrectly written so she is given another chance and wins. She is also bullied. The route to test test and to hacking of bully is somewhat contrived but makes for am interesting read when the provider of ride to science Olympiad is accused of insider trading and loses all of his fancy things. -- Added by Kathie on 01/23/2017

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The Girls from Corona del Mar
The Girls from Corona del Mar by Rufi Thorpe (Other Fiction)
I don't think I would recommend this novel about abortions, mother leaving disabled child to pursue life in a band, the friend who goes on to get a Ph.D. -- Added by Kathie on 01/18/2017

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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai (Other Fiction)
A short and sweet engaging novel -- Added by Kathie on 01/09/2017

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