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Fates and Furies

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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Brilliant, baroque, sensual, twisted, Rashomon marriage, but such terrible people.

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Before, During, After

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Before, During, After by Richard Bausch.

Oceans of alcohol. Mountains of angst. Repugnant violence. Tedious secretiveness.

 

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The Divorce Party (no relation to movie by same name)

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The Divorce Party by Laura Dave

Starts breezy, familiar, then smacks you with surprises and depth.

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Belong To Me (sequel to Love Walked In)

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Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos

Fun walked out. Sharp-witted suburban satire becomes melodrama. Gorgeous writing.

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The Girl on the Train (Recommended)

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Take three women. Add batshit-crazy, blackout-drunk and homocidal. Stir well.

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Leaving Before the Rains Come – Memoir (Highly Recommended)

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Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller

Magnificent adventure in complex blend of action, ancestry and self-reflection.

 

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The Rosie Effect – Recommended (sequel to The Rosie Project)

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The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion

LOL funny. Sweetheart Don’s delightful, big-hearted Asperger’s begets serious trouble.

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