Dating and Other Disasters of Modern Life

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Wife-in-Law

By Haywood Smith

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Can Betsy get involved in her best friend's marriage--even if it means helping her wife-in-law figure out the same man she shared a bed with for thirty years? (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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