Book List in Order: 14 titles


  • From the author of Paris Never Leaves You, Ellen Feldman's The Living and the Lost is a gripping story of a young German Jewish woman who returns to Allied Occupied Berlin from America to face the past and unexpected future “A deeply satisfying an...





  • "Masterful. Magnificent. A passionate story of survival and a real page turner. This story will stay with me for a long time." ―Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's JourneyLiving through World War II working in a Paris b...



  • In the spirit of "The Paris Wife" and "Loving Frank," the provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood -- an indomitable woman who...



  • In CIA parlance, those who knew were “witting.” Everyone else was among the “unwitting.” On a bright November day in 1963, President Kennedy is shot. That same day, Nell Benjamin receives a phone call with news about her husband, the i...



  • "War . . . next to love, has most captured the world's imagination." -- Eric Partridge, British lexicographer, 1914 A story of love, war, loss, and the scars they leave, Next to Love follows the lives of three young women and their men during the ...



  • A powerful novel about race, class, sex, and a lie that refused to die. Alabama, 1931. A posse stops a freight train and arrests nine black youths. Their crime: fighting with white boys. Then two white girls emerge from another freight car, and fa...



  • "An appealing and inventive novel…original and cathartic."―Dana Kennedy, New York Times On February 16, 1944, Anne Frank recorded in her diary that Peter, whom she at first disliked but eventually came to love, had confided in her that if he got ...



  • On the eve of World War I, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt, fiercely ambitious and still untouched by polio, fell in love with his wife's social secretary, Lucy Mercer. Eleanor stumbled on their letters and divorce was discu...







  • Bailey Bender doesn't think of herself as a failure, more like a case of arrested success. She's fled an enviable career as a hot-shot investigative reporter, an admirable marriage, and a hectic, New York City life. Now she's living a quiet, simple e...



  • Hallie Fields is a successful freelance magazine writer whose work and personal life are beginning to dangerously blur. First Hallie finds herself - against her better judgment - getting involved with the subject of her most recent profile, the charm...



  • Half of the New Yorkers Isobel knew would kill for Pete's baronial Fifth Avenue apartment. Dr. Peter Arlen, psychiatrist, inherited it. Isobel Behringer, architectural preservationist and director of Urban Heritage, married into it. Flush and faintly...





  • Katherine Walden seems to be living everyone else's life but her own. She ghostwrites other authors' books and has a reliable love affair with another woman's man. And her four best friends have mapped out the life they think she should be leading. T...