Dating and Other Disasters of Modern Life

My Sister's Ex

By Cydney Rax

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Rachel Merrell goes into shock when her ex-boyfriend, Jeffery Williams, begins dating her half sister Marlene Draper. Suddenly, Rachel wants Jeff back, and she is determined to get him no matter what the cost--including Marlene's happiness. (summary)
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She Addicts Anonymous

By Beth Harbison

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The wife of a controlling politician, a debt-ridden eBay addict, an agoraphobic phone-sex operator, and a nanny for the family from hell (who barely knows a sole from a heel but who will do anything to get out of the house) meet Tuesday nights to trade shoes, and, in the process, form friendships. (from summary)
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Swapping Lives

By Jane Green

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(A) poignant look at what happens when two women, both of whom think their bliss lies elsewhere, walk in each other’s shoes for a month only to discover that happiness is closer than they’d ever thought. (from summary)
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The Brightest Star in the Sky

By Marian Keyes

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(F)ollows seven neighbors whose lives become entangled when a sassy and prescient spirit pays a visit to their Dublin townhouse with the intent of changing at least one of their lives. But what will this metamorphosis be and who will the sprite choose? (from summary)
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The Icing on the Cupcake

By Jennifer Ross

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In Ansley Waller's world of Southern belles and gentlemen, getting a diamond ring isn't just important-it's the ultimate goal. So when her fiancee, Parish, unceremoniously kicks her to the curb and cancels their upcoming wedding, Ansley is so ashamed that she decides to leave Dallas and make a fresh start. In a surprise move, she heads to New York City to live with her recently widowed grandmother, Vivian, whom she's never met. (from summary)
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The Little Lady Agency

By Hester Browne

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Melissa Romney-Jones can bake a perfect sponge cake, type her little heart out, and plan a party blindfolded. But none of that has helped her get far in life or in love. When she gets sacked -- again -- she decides to market her impeccable social skills to single men. (from summary)
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The Marriage Bureau for Rich People

By Farahad Zama

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What does an Indian man with a wealth of common sense do when his retirement becomes too monotonous for him to stand? Open a marriage bureau of course! With a steady stream of clients to keep him busy, Mr. Ali sees his new business flourish as the indomitable Mrs. Ali and his careful assistant, Aruna, look on with vigilant eyes. (from summary)
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The Ninth Wife

By Amy Stolls

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Bess Gray is stunned to learn that the man she is about to marry has eight ex-wives. So she sets out on a cross-country journey to meet them--a ride that will open her eyes to who she is and what she truly wants in life. (summary)
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The Shiksa Syndrome

By Laurie Graff

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Manhattan publicist Aimee Albert knows a good spin, but she's the one who winds up reeling when her gorgeous, goyishe boyfriend breaks up with her--on Christmas! ...She dusts herself off and decides to seek companionship with a member of her own tribe. There's just one problem: all the shiksas are snapping them up! (from summary)
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There's Cake in My Future

By Kim Gruenenfelder

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(S)uperstitious bride-to-be Nicole (Nic) believes she has the perfect recipe for everyone's happiness: a bridal shower "cake pull" in which each ribboned silver charm planted in her cake will bring its recipient the magical assistance she needs to change her destiny...(But) the charmed cake is mysteriously shifted from the place settings Nic arranged around it, no one gets the charm she chose for them. (from summary)
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