#LiteraryWives: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

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Dear Evelyn by Kathy Page

Dear Evelyn is the story of a long marriage (over 70 years), and how that marriage and the individuals involved change over the years; sometimes in a good way, often not, but always in a way that is moving and complex. Harry and Evelyn meet and fall in love right before the Second World War, … Continue reading Dear Evelyn by Kathy Page

#LiteraryWives: First Love by Gwendoline Riley

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: First Love by Gwendoline Riley

#LiteraryWives: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary Wives … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Two Recent Novels About Infidelity

Thinking about having an affair? Just kidding. Interested in stories about marriage and infidelity? Here are a couple of new possibilities you might like. Very different from each other. Fire Sermon by Jamie Quatro (2018) The thing that makes Fire Sermon unique is that the couple having the affair are both religious. They feel guilt … Continue reading Two Recent Novels About Infidelity