Weight gain. Two words that are capable of crushing women's egos,
and like wrecking balls looking to strike buildings, these two words also
wreak havoc on how we see ourselves as well as our bodies and the
threads of relationships that tie us to the rest of the humanity Read more...
In September in 1957, recent newlyweds from Georgia, Henry and Effie
arrive in Cape May, New Jersey for their honeymoon. But the summer
season is over and the town is deserted of tourists and entertainment.
Thinking of cutting their honeymoon short to go back to Georgia, Henry
and Effie end Read more...
In 1960s Australia, Tom Hope, a farmer, has recently suffered the
abandonment for the third time by his impulsive wife Trudy and his
stepson Peter, who he raised as his own ever since Trudy came back
pregnant with another man's child. But this time, the separation might
be more Read more...
Nadezhda "Nadiya" Borodinskaya, an ethnic Russian from Ukraine is
not a definition of a successful and well-made immigrant. She works as
a part-time nanny for a spoiled and pampered young charge named
Sasha and her Russian-American mother Regina, and as a senior citizen
home attendant to Russian Read more...
From the late 1990s when they met at a medical school, Zadie Anson
and Emma Colley were always the best of friends, being there for each
other through thick and thin. On the surface, the two appear to be
happy with their friendship, but what will happen when a long Read more...
Charlotte Smith leaves her comfortable life in 1880s San Francisco
under the guise of visiting her aunt in Newport, RI. What her parents do
not realize is that Charlotte is attempting to infiltrate the Goldengrove
Asylum, where her beloved older sister, Phoebe, has been confined for
years by their parents Read more...
In April of 1986 in the former USSR, everyone is surprised by the
sudden warmth and heatwave of the weather, hardly suspecting a
tragedy... This tragedy will have many repercussions for Katya and
Sasha, a young couple who immigrate to America, especially when their
son Yuri is born with a Read more...
Dr. Anna Fox, a psychologist, suffers from severe
agoraphobia and spends her days and nights in her house
with little to no human contact aside from her husband
and daughter; her other hobbies include her wine,
numerous pills and drugs and old horror movies as well as
her computer where Read more...
One day, when Meredith presses Niru to push their
friendship further, Niru, a Nigerian-American male who
happens to be a talented athlete as well as someone
destined for Harvard, comes to a realization about
himself: he is gay. When Meredith attempts to help him,
her efforts land Niru into Read more...
Kate is a young and talented war reporter who has
recently ended up in a mental hospital and will only be
out within few days. Haunted by her experiences while
reporting as well as images she saw when she came back
home, Kate has issues with trying to realize what Read more...
In 1919 in Omaha Nebraska on the fictional street of
Clandish, a young Caucasian woman was raped by a man
of African-American origins. In retaliation, a race riot
took place where numerous characters were caught up in
its aftereffects. What had happened to lead up to the
race riot Read more...
Neve, Emma and Flick are the best of friends and believe
that they know everything there is to know about one
another. However, just as their sons are about to
graduate high school, their "perfect" lives start to
implode as they have to deal with major crises involving
marriage, motherhood Read more...
Inspired by a teacher to do something and not just stand
idly by, in 1860s, Mary Willis, a college educated young
lady makes a choice to begin helping in an abolitionist
cause, although that's not a popular stance or idea in
her small community, in Town Line, New York Read more...
Dr. Noah Alderman, a pediatrician, is being charged with
assault and murder to his step-daughter Anna. Despite
those charges, Dr. Noah denies doing anything to Anna and
continues to stick to his tale, no matter how outlandish
it seems to the jury and the judge, and despite the
evidence Read more...
From being a poor dust bowl orphan from Oklahoma to
earning fame and wealth beyond measure, George Benjamin
Hill, through charm, charisma, luck and tenacity has
achieved an American dream. But throughout his long life,
he has left two broken families, and four children who
gained very little from his Read more...
In rural Ireland, Melody Shea is 33 and pregnant with a
17 year old boy Traveler's child. When she confesses to
her husband Pat about what happened and how the child
isn't his, Pat makes a choice to leave Melody and thus
her stream of consciousness diary begins Read more...
When a woman is born, she is given a choice of two paths: beauty
without intelligence, or intelligence without beauty. An intelligent
beauty who makes her mark on the world through movies and science -
the technology that the world has recently discovered - is a paradoxical
aberration to the world because Read more...
Francesca "Frankie" (Or Fancy as Charley calls her) Sicari
has lived on her terms for the last twenty plus years; she
is working, she is happy, and at long last she is fulfilled
by her life. One night, however, a knock on the door
disturbs her reverie and upon opening Read more...
In order to get ready for a big event, a group of five best friends, one
girl and four guys, decide to find their dates online. Nothing wrong with
that. Except, there was a time when Millie and one of the guys, Reid,
slept together, which sparked sizzling chemistry between Read more...
Living at the turn of century in Australia, two brothers, Tommy and Billy
McBride, are only aware of the hardscrabble existence that is forced
upon their family. Just as the drought is over, and Tommy and Billy
should be relieved that they no longer have to struggle for water, their Read more...
Currently I am a contributor to Fresh
Fiction, and I have my own blog where I
read and review all sorts of books. My
loves are historical fiction, literary
fiction, multicultural fiction, women's
fiction, psychological and some
Mysteries. Genres I don't review are
science fiction, Christian/
inspirational fiction and Nonfiction. I
live with my parents and son in Texas