The First Husband: A Novel

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Penguin Books #ad - Her third novel is packed with humor, empathy, and psychological insight about the power of love and home. Reeling, annie stumbles into her neighborhood bar and finds Griffin-a grounded, charming chef who seems to be everything Annie didn't know she was looking for. She visits the world's most interesting places for her syndicated travel column and she's happily cohabiting with her movie director boyfriend Nick in Los Angeles.

. Within three months, griffin is Annie's husband and Annie finds herself trying to restart her life in rural Massachusetts. A wry observer of modern love, Laura Dave "steers clear of easy answers to explore the romantic choices we make" USA Today. But when nick comes home from a meeting with his therapist aka "futures counselor" and announces that he's taking a break from their relationship so he can pursue a woman from his past, the place Annie had come to call home is shattered.

The First Husband: A Novel #ad - A savvy, page-turning novel about a woman torn between her husband and the man she thought she'd marry. Annie adams is days away from her thirty-second birthday and thinks she has finally found some happiness.

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The Divorce Party: A Novel

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Penguin Books #ad - A secret marriage, lies about affairs. Sizzle factor: SPF 50 Even sex on the day of the divorce party" usA TodayThe second novel from Laura Dave,  the acclaimed author of Eight Hundred Grapes and Hello Sunshine. Set in hamptons high society, the divorce party features two women-one newly engaged and one at the end of her marriage-trying to answer the same question: when should you fight to save a relationship, and when should you let go? An insightful and funny multi-generational story, this deeply moving novel is sure to touch anyone whose heart has weathered an unexpected storm.

. In the divorce party, she captures a much-discussed cultural phenomenon that has never been profiled in fiction before-divorce celebrations-with her characteristic wit and warmth.

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London Is the Best City in America

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Penguin Books #ad - But she is still shocked when her typically resolute brother josh confesses he is having doubts about his imminent marriage – and he asks Emmy the hardest question of all: what do I do now? With seventy-two hours until the wedding, Emmy embarks with Josh on a road trip to help him find a mystery woman, and to answer some long overdue questions about who he wants to spend his life with.

The first novel from the acclaimed author of Eight Hundred Grapes and Hello SunshineEmmy Everett is reluctantly heading home to New York for her brother Josh’s wedding. It isn’t only Josh who has some lessons to learn. She has spent the last three years in a fishing town in Rhode Island and, she doesn’t particularly want to answer the questions she is sure to face about her ex-fiance, her questionable career choices, having little to show for it, her unknown future.

London Is the Best City in America #ad - Along the way, emmy discovers some undeniable truths about what she wants from her own life; and she begins to realize that perhaps her own happy ending is not as far away as it seems.

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Eight Hundred Grapes: A Novel

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Simon & Schuster #ad - This winning tale will both satisfy on a literary level and encourage oenophiles to pour themselves a glass of a recent vintage to enjoy while reading; it’s a tasty treat for wine lovers and teetotalers alike” Publishers Weekly. But when georgia arrives home, nothing is at all familiar. Better yet, it’s the eve of the last harvest—the best time of the growing season, and Georgia knows she’ll find solace—and distraction—in the familiar rituals.

You won’t be able to put this “addictive” Us Weekly novel down. Georgia craves the company of those who know her best, and whom she truly knows. Heralded as “impossible to put down” elle, wine, marriage, funny, and deeply evocative novel about love, family, Eight Hundred Grapes is a heartbreaking, and Us Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Good Housekeeping, Elle, and named a Best Book of the Summer by Glamour, and the treacherous terrain in which they all intersect.

Eight Hundred Grapes: A Novel #ad - There are secrets you share, had kept a life-changing secret from you? and what if, you discovered it? Georgia Ford, to her safe haven: her family, hops in her car and drives through the night, bride-to-be, he of the crinkly smile and irresistible British accent, from Los Angeles to Sonoma, just a week before your dream wedding, and secrets you hide… What if your beloved fiancé, and the acclaimed family winery.

Her parents, the family business, her brothers, are all unrecognizable. It seems her fiancé isn’t the only one who’s been keeping secrets… Eight Hundred Grapes is a story about the messy realities of family, the strength and weaknesses of romantic love, and the importance of finding a place to call home.

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Hello, Sunshine: A Novel

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Simon & Schuster #ad - When sunshine’s secrets are revealed, her fall from grace is catastrophic. But what sunshine does amid the ashes of her own destruction may well save her life. She’s forced to return to the childhood home—and the estranged sister—she’s tried hard to forget. A delightfully addictive page-turner” WMagazine.

Com that takes place in a world where celebrity is a careful construct, Hello, Sunshine is “wickedly funny and gorgeously entertaining…there is no chance you won’t consume this golden summer read in one sitting” Redbook. Com. Best books of summer selection by people, PureWow, PopSugar, Elle, Redbook, Domino Magazine, US Weekly, InStyle.

Hello, Sunshine: A Novel #ad - Com, WMagazine. Com, HarpersBazaar. Com, SouthernLiving. Com, and tallahassee democrat epicurious best foodie reads selection library reads pick “a clever beach bag must-have” People from Laura Dave—the author of the “addictive” Us Weekly and critically acclaimed bestseller Eight Hundred Grapes—“a smart, Arizona Republic, fun read about trying to live an authentic life in the age of social media overload” PopSugar.

Sunshine mackenzie has it all…until her secrets come to light. Sunshine is living the dream—she’s a culinary star with millions of fans, a line of #1 bestselling cookbooks, and a devoted husband happy to support her every endeavor. Sunshine mackenzie has it all…until she gets hacked.

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The Assistants

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G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - As tina begins to fall down the rabbit hole of her morally questionable plan, other assistants with crushing debt and fewer scruples approach her to say that they want in. Rule #2: men rule the world. When a technical error with robert’s expense report presents Tina with the opportunity to pay off the entire balance of her loans with what would essentially be pocket change for her boss, she hesitates.

Before she knows it, she’s at the forefront of a movement that has implications far beyond what anyone anticipated. Still. She’s always played by the rules, but this would be a life-changer. There is so much money. Tina fontana is a thirty-year-old executive assistant to Robert Barlow, the CEO of Titan Corp.

The Assistants #ad - A multinational media conglomerate. She’s excellent at her job and beloved by her famous boss—but after six years of making reservations and pouring drinks from bottles that cost more than her rent, the glamour of working for a media company in New York has completely faded, but her student loan debt has not.

. Rule #3: there is enough money. Ocean’s eleven meets the devil wears prada” The Skimm in this hilarious, razor-sharp debut novel about a group of overeducated and underpaid women who decide they’ve finally had enough.

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I Take You: A Novel

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Broadway Books #ad - And totally incapable of being faithful to one man. Lily likes will, lily’s nights—and mornings, and afternoons—of booze, but does she love him? Will loves Lily, but does he know her? As the wedding approaches, laughter and questionable decisions become a growing reminder that the happiest day of her life might turn out to be her worst mistake yet.

Lily is sassy, impulsive, fond of a good drink or five and has no business getting married. Unapologetically sexy with the ribald humor of Bridesmaids, this joyously provocative debut introduces a self-assured protagonist you won’t soon forget. Lily’s fiancé Will is a brilliant, handsome archaeologist.

I Take You: A Novel #ad - Meet lily wilder: New Yorker, lawyer extraordinaire, blushing bride.

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Put a Ring On It Black Dog Bay Novel Book 3

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Berkley #ad - But when her fiancé calls to confess he’s married someone else on a whim “I looked at her and I just knew!”, she snaps. Brighton knows jake is a bad bet, but she doesn’t care. After a lifetime of playing it safe, she’s finally having fun. With her heart on the line and the odds stacked against them, Brighton must decide whether to cut her losses or take a leap of faith that this love affair is one in a million.

Includes a readers guide. As an insurance actuary, it’s her job to assess risk and avoid bad investments. Until the whirlwind romance gives way to painful reality. And brighton finds out the truth about why a guy like Jake married a girl like her. The author of once upon a wine returns to the delaware seashore town of Black Dog Bay, where one woman learns to put passion before practicality… Brighton Smith doesn’t do outrageous.

Put a Ring On It Black Dog Bay Novel Book 3 #ad - That night, rich, at a local bar, Jake Sorensen—hot, and way out of her league—buys Brighton a cocktail. And by dawn, they’re exchanging vows at a drive-through chapel. At midnight, she kisses him.

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The Balance Project: A Novel

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SparkPress #ad - Her choice will affect the trajectory of both of their lives and lead to opportunities neither one could have imagined. Now, with the release of her book on work-life balance, Katherine has become a media darling and a hero to working women everywhere. In reality, and lucy is the one holding it all together, though, Katherine’s life is starting to fall apart, causing her own life—and relationship with her boyfriend Nick—to suffer.

. When katherine does something unthinkable to Lucy, Lucy must decide whether to change Katherine’s life forever or continue being her main champion. As featured in:buzzfeed: ultimate spring book guide, choices, new york parenting: summer reads, working mother: mother’s day gift guide, san francisco book review: unforgettable memorial day weekend Reads, Jenny McCarthy’s SiriusXM show, Self magazine: Mother’s Day Gift Guide, Bustle: Books That Will Help You Balance Your Life, Culturalist: Best Stories of Moms Balancing It AllThe Balance Project is a story of loyalty, POPSUGAR: Books You Should Read on Your Summer Road Trip, Huffington Post Books, and balance that will resonate deeply with all women who struggle with this hot-button issue.

The Balance Project: A Novel #ad - Loyal assistant lucy cooper works for katherine Whitney, who seems to have it all: a high-powered job at a multibillion-dollar health and wellness lifestyle company, a successful husband, and two adorable daughters.

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The Little Wedding Island: The perfect holiday beach read

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HQ Digital #ad - Perfect for fans of Holly Martin and Caroline Roberts. What readers are saying about The Little Wedding Island:‘Such a delightful and engaging read. Renee cupp netgalley reviewer‘One of the best books I have read. Annette naish netgalley reviewer‘You don’t want it to end. Kat robson netgalley reviewer‘Absolutely fantastic!’ Lynn McCrum NetGalley reviewer.

The only problem? she doesn’t have a fiancé!so when Bonnie is sent to Edelweiss Island, known as ‘The Little Wedding Island’, it’s a dream come true. Just fabulous!’ sparkly word‘Will you… pretend to marry me?’Bonnie Haskett loves everything about weddings. She loves her job at a national bridal magazine and even has a deposit down on her dream dress.

The Little Wedding Island: The perfect holiday beach read #ad - She’s heard the rumours, every wedding that takes place in the tiny chapel ends in a happy-ever-after. But there’s a catch! investigating the story, bonnie needs to pose as a blushing bride – and the only man up for posing as her groom is her arch rival and far too handsome for his own good journalist Rohan Carter…A gorgeously uplifting summer romance.

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The Way Life Should Be: A Novel

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William Morrow #ad - From the #1 new york times bestselling author of orphan train, interviews, and the critically acclaimed author of Bird in Hand, comes a novel of love, risk, and self-discovery—includes a special PS section featuring insights, and more. Angela can feel the clock ticking. Tacked to her office bulletin board is a photo from a magazine of a tidy cottage on the coast of Maine—a charming reminder of a life that could be hers, if she could only muster the courage to go after it.

On a hope and a chance, angela decides to pack it all up and move to Maine, finding the nudge she needs in the dating profile of a handsome sailor who loves dogs and Italian food. But her new home isn’t quite matching up with the fantasy. Far from everything familiar, Angela begins to rebuild her life from the ground up.

The Way Life Should Be: A Novel #ad - Working at a local coffeehouse, in the process, she begins to discover the pleasures and secrets of her new small-town community and, realizes there’s really no such thing as the way life should be. She is single in new york city, stuck in a job she doesn’t want and a life that seems to have, somehow, just happened.

She inherited a flair for italian cooking from her grandmother, but she never seems to have the time for it—these days, her oven holds only sweaters.

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