Love Water Memory
Waking up knee-deep in the San Francisco Bay with no understanding of how she got there, thirty-nine-year-old Lucie Walker discovers she has no memories of her past or her loving fiancé, Grady. After being diagnosed with a rare form of amnesia, Lucie returns to her previous life with Grady in Seattle only to find evidence of the "old" Lucie—an insecure and shallow personality she no longer recognizes, or wants to. Like a detective, the new Lucie attempts to find the path from past to present, only to remember shocking pieces of a dark childhood that tempt her to run away from everything all over again.
"Intriguing, resonant, and deeply satisfying, Love Water Memory takes us into the mystery of one woman's past and her attempts to reclaim both herself and the love she left behind."
Erica Bauermeister, author of The School of Essential Ingredients
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When She Flew
When She Flew, Jennie's fourth novel, is the fictionalization of true events, and after much research, she let her imagination run wild to create this evocative story of an Iraq war vet raising his daughter in the wild and the single mom/policewoman who breaks all the rules when ordered to separate them, risking everything to help them escape. This story explores the issues of raising children in today's world, living within the system as opposed to rejecting it, the toll of war on families, and introduces a young heroine raised in the forest who thrives through the worst of circumstances.
"...A taut, beautifully rendered novel... all the urgency of a thriller and... a moving exploration of parental love and the lengths to which one person will go to take care of another."
Marisa de los Santos, New York Times bestselling author of Love Walked In and Belong to Me
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Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe
Mira Serafino can see the headlines now: Girl-Scout-Leading, Homeless-Feeding Science Teacher of the Year Goes on Wild Rampage of Sex, Drinking, and Drugs. Well, let her small town of Pacifica, Oregon, think what it will. Forty-five-year-old Mira, the obedient daughter, the supermom, the loyal wife, has left the building…
"A moving look at the wrong-headed ways we're taught to love and the redemptive power of wising up and getting it right."
Carolyn Jourdan, author of Heart in the Right Place
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Nothing gets Eleanor Samuels's heart racing like a double scoop of mocha fudge chunk. Sure, the magazine writer may have some issues aside from food, but she isn't quite ready to face them. Then her beloved Uncle Benny falls ill, and Eleanor's whole world is torn apart.
"An immensely wise and readable book that will provoke amusement, tears and thoughtful reflection."
Rocky Mountain News
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Riding with the Queen
Dumped by her latest band and low on cash, Tallie has no choice but to go back to Denver. Back to her crazy mother and her resentful younger sister, Jane, who's never forgiven her for leaving. And after so many miles on that long, exhilarating, scaryand often lonelyroad, she's looking back to trace some wrong turns and figure out a way to where she really wants to go.
"A kick-in-the-pants read. Tallie Beck is as brassy a blues singer as you'd ever want to meet."
Katie Schneider, author of All We Know of Love
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