Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
by Lorna Landvik
fiction
From The Jacket:The women of Freesia Court are convinced that there is nothing good coffee delectable desserts and a strong shoulder can't fix. Laughter is the glue that holds them together, the foundation of a book group they call AHEB (Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons) an unofficial club that becomes much more. It becomes a lifeline. Holding on through forty eventful years theres Faith a lonely mother of twins who harbors a terrible secret that has condemned her to living a lie, big beautiful Audrey the resident sex queen who knows that with good posture and an attitude you can get away with anything, Merit the shy doctors wife with the face of an angel and the private hell of an abusive husband, Kari a wise woman with a wonderful laugh who knows the greatest gifts appear after life's fiercest storms and finally Slip a tiny spitfire of a woman who isn't afraid to look trouble straight in the eye. This stalwart group of friends depicts a special slice of American life of stay at home days and new careers of children and grandchildren of bold beginnings and second chances in which the power of forgiveness understanding and the perfectly timed giggle fit is the CPR that mends broken hearts and shattered dreams.
If you missed this book grab it. Its a feel good book about friendship and life. Centered around a book club (love that) you get to follow the different lives of five interesting and quirky women spanning several decades. It draws you in and reminds you of just how important and valuable friends are in life.
by-Andrea 2009/05/04, 12:14 PM
 
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