Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Outside of a Dog, #4

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx

Our relationships with other people can be tricky, surprising, unexpected, and challenging. The following books explore our connections with our fellow human beings in ways that will entertain as well as enlighten readers.

Practice of Deceit by Elizabeth Benedict
Eric Lavender is a therapist and confirmed bachelor. After meeting single mom and divorce lawyer Colleen Golden he finds himself completely smitten. He marries and embraces family life quickly finding out things are a bit more complicated and sinister than he ever imagined.
Fic Benedict WCV

Walking Home by Gloria Goldreich
Rochelle Weiss’s life is turned upside down when she learns both of her parents are dying of cancer. In her efforts to care for them, she eventually loses her job and many of her friends. Ultimately she discovers a great deal about herself and her values.
Fic Goldreich WAM

Suspicion by Barbara Rogan
Mystery novelist Emma Roth has mixed feelings about her familuy’s move from New York City to a rather isolated country home. One there the family learns the former owner is rumored to have killed her husband.
Fic Rogan WAM

Coming Back to Me by Caroline Leavitt
Gary and Molly find their marriage tested when the birth of their long awaited first baby leaves Molly with a life threatening medical condition.
Fic Leavitt WAM WDB

The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve
A man and a woman manage to sustain a deep and passionate relationship over the course of many years, even though they have only met three times.
Fic Shreve WAM WDB WMB

The Distance from Normandy by Jonathan Hull
A young man having problems at school and with his single mother goes to spend some time at his grandfather’s home. They come to understand and appreciate one another in ways they never imagined.
Fic Hull WAM WDB

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