Growing up in Queens in the 1960s, Alyse Myers watched her mother settle for a joyless existence. Alyse rejects everything about her mother's life--until she inherits an item that reveals a...
Author: Myers, AlyseSummary:
Author: deWitt, PatrickSummary:
Frances Price--tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature--is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son, Malcolm, is no help, mired in a...
Author: Wallace, Joseph E.Summary:
Seventeen-year-old Ruby Thomas has an unusual skill: the ability to throw a ball as hard as the greatest pitchers. Based on a true story, Diamond Ruby chronicles the extraordinary life of a girl...
Author: Kibler, JulieSummary:
This story of a forbidden love in 1930s Kentucky and an unlikely modern-day friendship follows eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister and her hairdresser, Dorrie, a black single mother, from...Genre: Historical fiction