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6 Soul-Reviving Love Stories You Won't Be Able To Put Down

If you've ever dropped everything to follow your heart, been betrayed or betrayed your own vows for lust, or magically found "the one" after giving up hope, feast on these six books, celebrating the power of love.
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  • I Almost Forgot About You
    Meet Georgia Young, a 50-something optometrist whose comfortable life is upended by news of her first boyfriend's death in a
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    Meet Georgia Young, a 50-something optometrist whose comfortable life is upended by news of her first boyfriend's death in a car accident. Georgia reacts to the jolt by chucking her career, putting her house on the market, and resolving to track down all her past sweethearts. Lucky for her, two of her college friends and her daughters are always there to catch her if she falls. McMilllan paints relationships in joyous primary colors; her novel brims with sexy repartee, caustic humor, and a fluent, assured prose that shines a bright light on her memorable characters. Her very best since Waiting to Exhale.
  • Invincible Summer
    Four college besties are separated by time, experience, and geography, but when the chips are down, these friends with benefi
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    Four college besties are separated by time, experience, and geography, but when the chips are down, these friends with benefits find one another again, in a fun and frothy debut novel set in England, India, Spain, and beyond.
  • We Are What We Become
    This riveting, intricately layered historical novel follows two paramours: Mesha is the beautiful wife of a famous composer,
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    This riveting, intricately layered historical novel follows two paramours: Mesha is the beautiful wife of a famous composer, and Max is a charming con artist and spy. Their illicit affair begins aboard a luxury liner traveling  from Lisbon to Buenos Aires.
  • The Blackbirds
    A hot-as-all-get-out novel about four women and the relationships—a fling with an older man, a toe-curling afternoon wi
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    A hot-as-all-get-out novel about four women and the relationships—a fling with an older man, a toe-curling afternoon with another woman—that could end their friendships once and for all.
  • Modern Lovers
    Even gentrifiers get the blues in this bittersweet novel following the intertwined lives of now-middle-aged Oberlin graduates
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    Even gentrifiers get the blues in this bittersweet novel following the intertwined lives of now-middle-aged Oberlin graduates, complete with historic homes, farm-to-table restaurants, and adolescent children who have—typically, yet shockingly—started sleeping with each other.
  • Love Wins
    A galvanizing real-life account of how devotion in the face of terminal illness and disenfranchisement brought together a wid
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    A galvanizing real-life account of how devotion in the face of terminal illness and disenfranchisement brought together a widower and a group of ferociously principled lawyers who waged and won the legal battle for marriage equality.
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