Main Library - Adult
Fiction Center, K
Southside - Adult
Fiction Center, K
From the New York Times-bestselling author of 'How to Walk Away' comes a stunning new novel about courage, hope, and learning to love against all odds. Things You Save in a Fire is a heartfelt and healing tour-de-force about the strength of vulnerability and the nourishing magic of forgiveness. As the only female firefighter in her Texas firehouse, Cassie Hanswell is excellent at dealing with other people's tragedies. But she never anticipated that...
Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiancé she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment. In the hospital and forced to face the possibility that nothing will ever be the same again, Maggie...
Crazy Aunt Jean has offered Libby an escape from her hypercritical mother -- a job and a place to live on her farm in the Texas Hill Country. Life on Aunt Jean's goat farm is both more wonderful and more mysterious than Libby could have imagined.
Jenny Harris always expected that she'd fall in love, get married, and have a baby--in that order. Now, very pregnant and not quite married, she actually doesn't mind that she and her live-in fiance, Dean, started their family earlier than planned. But then one night Dean runs out for cigarettes and just doesn't come back, and the very next day, Jenny goes into labor. She never anticipated single motherhood--but at least there's not much time to dwell...
"A year after getting divorced, Helen Carpenter, thirty-two, lets her annoying, ten years younger brother talk her into signing up for a wilderness survival course. It's supposed to be a chance for her to pull herself together again, but when she discovers that her brother's even-more-annoying best friend is also coming on the trip, she can't imagine how it will be anything other than a disaster. Thus begins the strangest adventure of Helen's well-behaved...
6) Get Lucky
Filled with wit and heart, Get Lucky by Katherine Center explores the deep bonds of sisterhood. Sarah Harper's whole world revolved around her job at a New York advertising agency before an email snafu got her fired. Now she's seeking refuge at her sister Mackie's home in Houston. But Mackie, who's unable to get pregnant, is also down-and-out these days. So Sarah decides to do something good and becomes a surrogate mother. "[A] touching novel populated...
After the death of her husband, a woman tries to overcome her grief and moves with her children into her aunt's goat farm in Texas.