Class Mom

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Griffin #ad - Jen already has two college-age daughters by two different probably musicians, and it’s her second time around the class mom block with five-year-old Max―this time with a husband and father by her side. Laurie gelman’s clever debut novel about a year in the life of a kindergarten class mom―a brilliant send-up of the petty and surprisingly cutthroat terrain of parent politics.

Jen dixon is not your typical Kansas City kindergarten class mom―or mom in general. Throw in an old flame from jen’s past, causing problems at every turn, and an impossible-to-please Real Housewife-wannabe, a hyper-sensitive “allergy mom, ” a surprisingly sexy kindergarten teacher, and the job really becomes much more than she signed up for.

Class Mom #ad - Relatable, welcome voice in fiction―the kind of novel that real moms clamor for, irreverent, and hilarious in the spirit of Maria Semple this is a fresh, and a vicarious thrill-read for all mothers, who will be laughing as they are liberated by Gelman’s acerbic truths. Though her best friend and pta president sees her as the “wisest” candidate for the job or oldest, not all of the other parents agree.

From recording parents’ response times to her emails about helping in the classroom, to requesting contributions of “special” brownies for curriculum night, not all of Jen’s methods win approval from the other moms.

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You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel

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Henry Holt and Co. #ad - Luckily, she has the charm and wit to get away with it―most of the time. Jen is sassier than ever but dealing with a whole new set of challenges, in the world of parental politics and at home. She’s been roped into room-parenting yet again, her older daughters navigate adulthood, and Jen’s own aging parents start to need some parenting themselves, Jen gets pulled in more directions than any one mom, but as her husband buries himself in work, for her son Max’s third grade class, or superhero, can handle.

In the eagerly anticipated follow-up to laurie gelman’s "irreverent and hilarious" The New York Post hit Class Mom, brash, lovable Jen Dixon is back with a new class and her work cut out for herIf you’ve ever been a room parent or school volunteer, Jen Dixon is your hero. She says what every class mom is really thinking, whether in her notoriously frank emails or standup-worthy interactions with the micromanaging PTA President and the gamut of difficult parents.

You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel #ad - Refreshingly down-to-earth and brimming with warmth, Dixon’s next chapter will keep you turning the pages to find out what’s really going on under the veneer of polite parent interactions, and have you laughing along with her the whole way.

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The Floating Feldmans

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Berkley #ad - I absolutely adore friedland's warm, witty writing!"—Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever WantedSink or swim. It's been over a decade since the feldman clan has spent more than twenty-four hours under the same roof, but Annette is determined to celebrate her seventieth birthday the right way.

Or at least that's what Annette Feldman tells herself when she books a cruise for her entire family. Between the troublesome family secrets, old sibling rivalries, and her two teenage grandkids, Annette's birthday vacation is looking more and more like the perfect storm. A family vacation dredges up a boatload of trouble in the next witty, insightful novel from the acclaimed author of The Intermission.

The Floating Feldmans #ad - An irresistible drama filled with humor and heart-tugging emotion about family and what it means to belong. Just this once, they are going to behave like an actual family. Too bad her kids didn't get the memo. Adrift together on the open seas, the feldmans will each face the truths they've been ignoring—and learn that the people they once thought most likely to sink them are actually the ones who help them stay afloat.

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You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - In the eagerly anticipated follow-up to laurie gelman’s "irreverent and hilarious" The New York Post hit Class Mom, lovable Jen Dixon is back with a new class and her work cut out for her in You've Been VolunteeredIf you’ve ever been a room parent or school volunteer, brash, Jen Dixon is your hero.

Jen is sassier than ever but dealing with a whole new set of challenges, in the world of parental politics and at home. She’s been roped into room-parenting yet again, her older daughters navigate adulthood, and Jen’s own aging parents start to need some parenting themselves, but as her husband buries himself in work, or superhero, for her son Max’s third grade class, Jen gets pulled in more directions than any one mom, can handle.

You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel #ad - She says what every class mom is really thinking, whether in her notoriously frank emails or standup-worthy interactions with the micromanaging PTA President and the gamut of difficult parents. Luckily, she has the charm and wit to get away with it―most of the time. Refreshingly down-to-earth and brimming with warmth, Dixon’s next chapter will keep you turning the pages to find out what’s really going on under the veneer of polite parent interactions, and have you laughing along with her the whole way.

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When Life Gives You Lululemons

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Simon & Schuster #ad - With her signature wit, lauren weisberger offers an alluring look into a sexy, over-the-top world—and proves it’s style and substance together that gets the job done. Let’s be clear: Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. In karolina, Emily finds her comeback opportunity. Her senator-husband leaves her, her Beltway friends disappear, and the tabloids pounce.

A delicious sequel to the devil wears prada…exploring what it’s like to be a woman buffeted by conflicting messages about career, and motherhood” The Washington Post, When Life Gives You Lululemons is “amazing novel about…truth, relationships, lies and how everyone is a little bit insecure” Associated Press.

When karolina hartwell, a gorgeous former supermodel, is arrested, her fall from grace is merciless. So it is that emily, and their mutual friend miriam, the scorned Karolina, a powerful attorney turned stay-at-home mom, band together to navigate the social land mines of suburban Greenwich and win back the hearts of the American public.

When Life Gives You Lululemons #ad - She’s hopeless with social media. The devil wears prada’s emily charlton gets the spin-off she deserves” Cosmopolitan in the months-long New York Times bestseller from Lauren Weisberger in which three women team up to bring a bad man down in the tony suburb of Greenwich, Connecticut. Welcome to greenwich, connecticut, where the lawns and the women are perfectly manicured, the Tito’s and sodas are extra strong, and everyone has something to say about the infamous new neighbor.

After leaving miranda priestly, but recently, she’s been working in Hollywood as an image consultant to the stars, Emily’s lost a few clients. Fast-paced, funny, and gossipy, this is the must-have accessory for your beach bag” PopSugar.

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Confessions of a Domestic Failure: A Humorous Book About a not so Perfect Mom

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MIRA #ad - Introducing ashley keller, career girl turned stay-at-home mom who's trying to navigate the world of Pinterest-perfect, Facebook-fantastic and Instagram-impressive mommies but failing miserably. But will she fly high or flop? with her razor-sharp wit and knack for finding the funny in everything, Bunmi Laditan creates a character as flawed and lovable as Bridget Jones or Becky Bloomwood while hilariously lambasting the societal pressures placed upon every new mother.

At its heart, ashley's story reminds moms that there's no way to be perfect, but many ways to be great. When ashley gets the opportunity to participate in the Motherhood Better boot camp run by the mommy-blog-empire maven she idolizes, she jumps at the chance to become the perfect mom she's always wanted to be.

Confessions of a Domestic Failure: A Humorous Book About a not so Perfect Mom #ad - Instant Bestseller"Freaking hilarious. This is the novel moms have been waiting for. Jenny lawson, #1 new york times bestselling author of Let's Pretend This Never Happened"Perfect for readers looking for a funny, realistic look at motherhood. Booklist starred reviewfrom the creator of the Honest Toddler comes a fiction debut sure to be a must-read for moms everywhere There are good moms and bad moms—and then there are hot-mess moms.

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Friends Like These

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - She just can’t seem to get rid of this bunch of misfits!And then there’s Brian, whose good looks and charm might just distract Marie from her ideas about staying single. Finding new friends shouldn’t be so difficult… When newly single Marie decides to shake up her social life she knows exactly what she wants: stylish, sophisticated friends and no romantic complications.

This wonderfully quirky British rom com is sure to leave you smiling. But a chance encounter brings some unlikely characters into her life, throwing her plans way off course.

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Tweet Cute

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Wednesday Books #ad - A witty rom-com reinvention … with deeply relatable insights on family pressure and growing up. Emily wibberley and austin siegemund-broka, authors of Always Never Yours and If I’m Being Honest “An adorable debut that updates a classic romantic trope with a buzzy twist. Jenn bennett, author of alex, the paths life can lead us on, Approximately and Serious Moonlight A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected.

Meet pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. As their relationship deepens and their online shenanigans escalate ― people on the internet are shipping them?? ― their battle gets more and more personal, awkward, until even these two rivals can’t ignore they were destined for the most unexpected, all-the-feels romance that neither of them expected.

Tweet Cute #ad - Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming ― mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger’s massive Twitter account. His relationship with the business that holds his future might be love/hate, but when Big League Burger steals his grandma’s iconic grilled cheese recipe, he’ll do whatever it takes to take them down, one tweet at a time.

All’s fair in love and cheese ― that is, until Pepper and Jack’s spat turns into a viral Twitter war. When he isn’t trying to duck out of his obscenely popular twin’s shadow, he’s busy working in his family’s deli. Enter jack, class clown and constant thorn in Pepper’s side.

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If Only I Could Tell You: A Novel

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Can one broken family find their way back to each other?Audrey’s dream as a mother had been for her daughters, Jess and Lily, to be as close as only sisters can be. And when hostilities threaten to spiral out of control, a devastating choice that was made so many years ago is about to be revealed, testing this family once and for all.

Once the truth is revealed, will it be enough to put her family back together again or break them apart forever? “Utterly compelling and completely heartbreaking. I loved it even though it made me cry. Jojo moyesfor fans of this is us comes a story of a family divided and the secret that can possibly unite them – a life-affirming novel with a twist will break your heart and an ending that will put it together again.

If Only I Could Tell You: A Novel #ad - A secret between two sisters. A lifetime of lies unraveling. I couldn’t put it down. Ruth hogan“totally engrossing, achingly sad and so perceptive about the corrosive legacy of family secrets. Kate eberlen, author of Miss You . But now, as adults, they no longer speak to each other, and Audrey’s two teenage granddaughters have never met.

Audrey just can’t help feeling like she’s been dealt more than her fair share as she’s watched her family come undone over the years, and she has no idea how to fix her family as she wonders if they will ever be whole again. If only audrey had known three decades ago that a secret could have the power to split her family in two, and yet, also keep them linked.

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The Family Next Door: A Novel

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - America's next favorite Australian author!"With jaw-dropping discoveries and realistic consequences, this novel is not to be missed. But few of essie’s friends know her secret shame: that in a moment of maternal despair, she once walked away from her newborn, asleep in her carriage in a park. The family next door is sally hepworth at her very best: at once a deeply moving portrait of family drama and a compelling suburban mystery that will keep you hooked until the very last page.

When a new woman named isabelle moves in next door to Essie, she is an immediate object of curiosity in the neighborhood. Perfect for lovers of Big Little Lies. Library journal, starred reviewSmall, perfect towns often hold the deepest secrets. From the outside, essie’s life looks idyllic: a loving husband, a beautiful house in a good neighborhood, and a nearby mother who dotes on her grandchildren.

The Family Next Door: A Novel #ad - Why single, when everyone else owns? what mysterious job does she have? and why is she so fascinated with Essie? As the two women grow closer and Essie’s friends voice their disapproval, when everyone else is married with children? Why renting, it starts to become clear that Isabelle’s choice of neighborhood was no accident.

. Disaster was avoided and essie got better, but she still fears what lurks inside her, even as her daughter gets older and she has a second baby. And that her presence threatens to bring shocking secrets to light.

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Nine Women, One Dress: A Novel

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Anchor #ad - For these three women, a hollywood star making her broadway debut, as well as many others—a young model fresh from Alabama, an unemployed Brown grad who’s been faking a fabulous life on social media—everything is about to change . Natalie is a bloomingdale’s salesgirl mooning over her ex-boyfriend; Felicia has been quietly in love with her boss for seventeen years; and Andie is a cynical private detective who specializes in cheating husbands.

And all thanks to the power of one perfect little black dress.

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