Book List in Order:16 titles

  • After almost twenty years together, Stella and Simon are starting to run into problems. An up-and-coming rock musician when they first met, Simon has been clinging to dreams of fame even as the possibility of it has grown dimmer, and now that his ban...


  • Caroline Leavitt is at her mesmerizing best in this haunting, nuanced portrait of love, sisters, and the impossible legacy of family. It’s 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash ac...



  • A beautifully wrought and sharply detailed story of the intertwining lives of two women: Duse, a strong-willed psychic and Isadora, her daughter, who struggles to find her own identity. A masterful evocation of the complex network of expectation, lov...


  • Critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Caroline Leavitt explores the family ties that bind—and garrote—in two haunting stories. In “The Wrong Sister,” a younger sister yearns to be like her elder one, right down to cozying up ...


  • In 1956, Ava Lark rents a house with her twelve-year-old son, Lewis, in a desirable Boston suburb. Ava is beautiful, divorced, Jewish, and a working mom. She finds her neighbors less than welcoming. Lewis yearns for his absent father, befriending the...


  • Two women running away from their marriages collide on a foggy highway, killing one of them. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the lives of the devastated husband and fragile son that the other wo...


  • In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt's Girls in Trouble reveals the astonishing power of family bonds and maternal love. Sara, sixteen, is in denial about her pregnancy and too far along for an abortion. Her ...







  • There’s something strange happening in Jackson Park! Wishbone, Joe Talbot, Samantha Kepler, and David Barnes start hanging out with some new kids in a cool clubhouse. Then mysterious things begin to happen. Soon, some of the kids begin to suspec...


  • No food! No electricity! No squeaky toys! Talk about roughing it! Oakdale is shut down during a blackout, and Joe's big chance to get noticed by the eighth-grade basketball coach will be left in the dark--unless he and Wishbone can somehow hightail ...


  • BATTER UP! IT’S A DOUBLE-HEADER! Joe Talbot thinks that coaching is easy. Then he fills in as coach for the toughest bunch of players he's ever seen -- a group of five-year-old girls! T-ball will never be the same. This predicament reminds Wishbo...


  • Lilly Bloom is a college graduate with a degree in English and few job prospects, even in New York City. When she resorts to telling fortunes in a Manhattan restaurant, she finds she has a knack for intuitively picking up the details of other people'...




  • An inspired story of growing up ordinary--and extraordinary--in the Boston suburbs. Meeting Rozzy Halfway follows a family falling apart at the seams when one daughter descends into madness and the second daughter tries to protect her. A shattering s...