Just Another Manic Mum-Day
By Mink Elliott
Roxy, Jack and daughter Joey, three, are building a new life for themselves in sunny Sydney, Australia, but Roxy's finding it hard to settle down. When she discovers she's pregnant again, things become even more complicated - how will she cope with a second child?Frustrated at the lack of places for stressed-out mums to go, Roxy and her new friend, Shoshanna, set up Just Another Manic Mum-Day - a café catering exclusively for parents. But when an opportunity arises for Roxy to return to England, she realises just how much she's missed home . . .
Just As I Am
By E. Lynn Harris
Beauty queen turned actress Nicole Springer is recovering from the deaths of her father and her best friend, and is healing after the discovery that her boyfriend Raymond Tyler was having an affair - with another man. Her path to happiness leads to a starring role in Broadway and a relationship with a white Jewish doctor. But the past cannot be forgotten. Though Raymond's career as a lawyer has taken him south to Atlanta, he must return to New York City when their mutual friend Kyle falls sick with AIDS. Continuing the soap-opera saga begun in INVISIBLE LIFE, E. Lynn Harris's new novel deals with themes of race, family and sexuality with wit, humour and compassion