Karen Robards's style of romantic suspense and domestic fiction sugests that these titles may appeal to you:
"Mrs. Kimble" by Jennifer Haigh
Here are a few suggestions for other funny, touching, books:
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Siddalee Walker needs her mother's help with a play she's writing about
women's friendships, so Vivi sends her the letters, photos, journals,
and souvenirs from the Ya-Ya sisterhood. This group of girlfriends was
wild and clever--and stuck in a small town where they were expected to
raise babies not Cain. (catalog summary)
A web resource for the scoop on good works of horror is the
list of Bram Stoker Award winners (and nominees) from the Horror Writers
Association. The lists go back to 1987, so there's plenty of choice!
Their website: http://www.horror.org/stokerwinnom.htm#2003
I enjoyed the Harry Potter series and have found these other titles enjoyable because of the characters' relationships and adventures:
"The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan (Book 1 of the "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" series)
If you liked "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger, you might enjoy the following:
Ahern, Cecelia PS, I Love You
"Holly has always depended on her husband's practical advice to keep her going and despairs when she loses him to brain cancer, until a package arrives filled with advice for carrying on with her life without her beloved husband." (summary from Novelist)
Posted - 06/14/2004 : 8:26:40 PM
If you liked the religious conspiracy aspect of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci
Code, then you may like:
If you liked "Good to Great" by Jim Collins, you might like the
My first recommendation is an electronic book. If you'd like to read
it, please fill out the form at this link:
You can look for more books on your topic in the electronic book database, netLibrary, by
searching on the keywords "organizational change" or "strategic
Leading at the Speed of Change
by Bill Capodagli
Thank you for contacting the Central Rappahannock Regional Library for a
Book Match. We love connecting readers with just the right books.
You asked for inspirational fiction and said that you enjoyed "The
Wedding" by Nicholas Sparks.
With that in mind, I'd make the following suggestions:
"The Blue Bottle Club" by Penelope Stokes. A jaded TV reporter finds a
bottle where four young girls recorded their hopes and dreams on the eve
of the Depression and decides to find out how their lives turned out.
Thank you for e-mailing the Central Rappahannock Regional Library for a
book match. You asked for a match of Vincent Bugliosi's Helter
Skelter. Here's a list of books you may like based on aspects of Helter
How about another true crime book penned by Vincent Bugliosi, this time
in conjunction with Bruce B. Henderson:
And the Sea Will Tell by Vincent Bugliosi and Bruce B. Henderson
As he did in Helter Skelter..., Bugliosi draws readers into the
psyches of the criminally inclined in this minutely detailed chronicle
Here are some books similar to What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows! Some classics that you might have missed, as well as some newer titles that are sure to grab you!
I Am the Wallpaper, by Mark Peter Hughes.
Thirteen-year-old Floey Packer, jealous of her attractive and popular older sister, shares her home with two younger cousins and experiences a summer vacation filled with embarrassing events, with herself as the star.