Genie Michaels thinks her Prince Charming has finally
proposed to her -- on national television, no less. Ecstatic
that four years of dating and constant dieting haven't been
all for naught, she starts to imagine her perfect wedding
day with her perfect husband. That is until her boyfriend
Hugh tells Read more...
Shyam and his five friends who work at an Indian call
center find out one evening when everything in their lives
seems to go wrong. Shyam is distraught about his ex-
girlfriend Priyanka's newly arranged marriage plans, while
she can't quite believe she's agreed to marry a Read more...
Marnie Mann was looking for a change — any kind of
change — since her career in the film industry officially
tanked. Temping for the high-profile makeup company LeVigne
seems like her ticket out of debt and promises a new and
interesting career filled with sparkle and shine. (Or Read more...
The desperate ex-wives of Colina Linda are back in this
second installment of the Ex-Wives series. Recovering from
the shock of Lally Chandler snagging the most eligible
billionaire in town, the other former love interests are
striving to keep their lives on track. Jessica DiSantini is
trying to Read more...
Trouble seems to follow Maddie Springer wherever she goes.
First it's her embezzling (and married!) boyfriend. Now she
has a mysterious phone call from her estranged father of 26
years. Not only does he call, but the message is abruptly
ended by something that sounds suspiciously like a gunshot Read more...
Are our possessions, our things, our stuff a measuring
stick for who we are? Can a moldy old box of polyester
pants and kindergarten drawings tell our story after we're
long gone? When Flannery Parker's mother died, she
challenged her only daughter to find her "self." But what Read more...
Maybe everyone isn't destined for true love. Rachel Greer
gave up long ago finding The One and instead fills her
spare time with as many volunteer activities as humanly
possible. If she can't find fulfillment with one other
person, perhaps she can fulfill others with her generosity.
Handsome Read more...
There is only one thing Molly has ever desired in her life;
to love and be loved by someone. The odds have been stacked
against her, what with an abusive relationship with her
father and an obesity problem that forces her to hide from
her classmates. Feeling like a true Read more...
Anna Walker can't catch a break—her surgically enhanced
boss (whom she lovingly calls "Nasty") won't stop yelling
at her for things she never did, her love life is
nonexistent and her therapy sessions aren't going so well.
Wracked with the guilt of her father's accidental Read more...
Born with a sixth sense for locating the perfect saris for
proper Bengali weddings, Lakshmi Sen is Seattle's reigning
matchmaker (well, sort of). Her visions and intuition keep
business bustling as she matches silks, cottons and chiffon
of all colors to their rightful owners. All of her clients
are Read more...
Billionaire David Clemente is back on the market and it
takes no fewer than approximately three seconds for the ex-
wives of Colina Linda, California, to find out. With their
impeccably manicured claws out, each will vie for the prime
position as trophy wife number...well really, who's
counting Read more...
Watch out Nantucket — here comes The Hot Flash Club! Alice,
Polly, Faye, Marilyn and Shirley are back and taking over
the island for the summer. As a gift from one of Shirley's
clients, the fearsome five-some agree to watch her
(possibly haunted) summer home for a few months Read more...
Benny Bernstein's mother is pretty sure she has chlamydia
but isn't sure which boyfriend might have given it to her.
Her younger sister, Jami, is dating a gangbanger and has
spent at least one night in jail. Both of them disapprove
of Benny's life in L.A Read more...
Maddie Springer has always been chronically late; when she
says she'll be there "in about 20 minutes" you might as
well tack on another hour. She turns her footwear-for-tots
designs in late, she can't remember appointments to save
her life and her perennial excuse is, "There Read more...
Wake up. Brush teeth. Put on black tank top. Go to work.
Try to shoot lasers out of your eyes, thus setting your
evil Nazi-esque boss' head on fire. For Jesse Holtz, this
pretty much sums up every day of her same-old-same-old life.
Back in college Read more...
Like many 20-something single women, Jeanie Callahan is
struggling with her barely-above-entry-level job.
Unfortunately for her, it's in the coupon selling industry.
It's about as boring as it sounds; Jeanie spends most of
her time cold-calling clients with the hopes they'll shell Read more...
Ace reporter Stevie Light has always had a nose for the
latest scoop. After being shot in the head and comatose for
the last 12 years, Lauren Rose has finally awakened. Her
former lover, rock god Grant Tobin, is the lead suspect of
the crime. However, no one but Stevie Read more...
On a break between movies, actress Stella Powers and her
unfortunately named daughter, Idaho, (somewhere, Gwyneth
Paltrow is crying) visit her mother back in her home state
of New Jersey. Twenty-two years earlier, Stella had fled
Homewood for the starry lights of Hollywood in search of
fame and fortune Read more...
Blame it on the shoes. When label-obsessed fashion reporter
Alex Simons can't find her favorite black Manolo Blahniks
that perfectly complement her Tuesday outfit, she's just
beside herself! Fashion Week in Paris can't go on if she
doesn't have the perfect accessories to get her Read more...
Antiquer Abby Randolph has had a string of bad luck -- her
mother and her mother's lover die in a freak earthquake
accident while visiting India; her live-in boyfriend Clyde
takes off with another woman; her booth at the flea market
is full of junk and empty of customers Read more...
Meghan Fryett is a librarian by day,
rock star by night (in her shower,
anyway). At the library she teaches
craft and writing workshops and leads
book discussion groups. She has
presented at several professional
conferences on Chick Lit.
In her spare time she likes to
read, watch independent films,
blog and rock out. Guilty pleasures
include Buffy, Gilmore Girls and
anything to do with Harry Potter.