Dating and Other Disasters of Modern Life

About a Boy

By Nick Hornby

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If the fact that they were single mothers meant that gorgeous women (who would not ordinarily look twice at Will) were willing to date him, then Will had it made. Inventing a son got him into a single parents support group, but rather than a fabulous new sex life, he found someone else' s very real son--a twelve-year-old with a lot to teach Will about being a grown up. (summary)
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Bachelor Degree

By Judith Marks-White

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Strolling the city sidewalks of Manhattan's posh Upper East Side are a bevy of well-dressed, attractive, and notably eligible single men, but can Samantha Krasner snag one before the competition does? Finding Mr. Right would certainly help keep her mother at bay. (from summary)
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Bet Me

By Jennifer Crusie

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Minerva Dobbs knows that happily-ever-after is a fairy tale, especially with a man who asked her to dinner to win a bet, even if he is gorgeous and successful Calvin Morrisey. Cal knows commitment is impossible, especially with a woman as cranky as Min Dobbs, even if she does wear great shoes and keep him on his toes. (from summary)
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Dallas Women's Guide to Gold Digging With Pride

By J. C. Conklin

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Jennifer Barton's life has veered 180 degrees. A transplanted New Yorker now in a Lone Star state of mind, she's ditched her urban hipster look for the waxed, Botoxed, and blond glow of the Dallas women she now walks among and mingles with. Jenny's mission: to be in "tall cotton," which in Texan husband-hunting terms means sporting a major rock on your finger and seeing the prenup torn up before you walk down the aisle. (from summary)
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Declaring Spinsterhood

By Jamie Lynn Braziel

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Emma Bailey is fed up with the dating scene, and if she hears her mother nag one more time about getting married...well, she's had it, and she wants everyone to know it. In a moment of clarity (or insanity?), she announces to the world that she will never marry. (from summary)
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Georgia Bottoms

By Mark Childress

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Georgia Bottoms, a Southern belle who keeps six lovers--none of whom know of the others--so she can maintain a lavish lifestyle, finds her ruse crumbling when a married preacher she has been seeing plans to confess their affair in front of his congregation. (summary)
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In Full Bloom

By Caroline Hwant

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Ginger Lee has come to New York to be someone-not to be with someone. Yet she's taking too long, according to her mother, who thinks a job is just a paycheck and that the solution to Ginger's problems is a nice professional Korean husband. (from summary)
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In Her Shoes

By Jennifer Weinder

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(Meet) Rose and Maggie, the brain and the beauty, as they make journeys of discovery that take them from the streets of Philadelphia to Ivy League libraries to a "retirement community for active seniors" in Boca Raton. (from summary)
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Millie's Fling

By Jill Mansell

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Bestselling novelist Orla Hart owes her life to her friend Millie Brady, whose rotten boyfriend has just left her...Orla envisions Millie as the heroine of her next novel and decides to find Millie the man of her dreams. Except the two women have drastically different ideas about what kind of guy that should be. (from summary)
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Must Love Dogs

By Claire Cook

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Forty-year-old Sarah Hurlihy, a divorced preschool teacher whose life is her classroom, is about to meet her first date in more than a decade. It was the "Loves Dogs" that hooked her in the personal ad, and now she is scanning her neighborhood cafe for the man with a yellow rose. And find him she does, but he's the last person on earth she expects to find there. (from summary)
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