Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Here's what I'm looking forward to:

Title: Fly Away Home
Author: Jennifer Weiner
Release Date: July 13

Sometimes all you can do is fly away home . . .

When Sylvie Serfer met Richard Woodruff in law school, she had wild curls, wide hips, and lots of opinions. Decades later, Sylvie has remade herself as the ideal politician’s wife—her hair dyed and straightened, her hippie-chick wardrobe replaced by tailored knit suits. At fifty-seven, she ruefully acknowledges that her job is staying twenty pounds thinner than she was in her twenties and tending to her husband, the senator.

Lizzie, the Woodruffs’ younger daughter, is at twenty-four a recovering addict, whose mantra HALT (Hungry? Angry? Lonely? Tired?) helps her keep her life under control. Still, trouble always seems to find her. Her older sister, Diana, an emergency room physician, has everything Lizzie failed to achieve—a husband, a young son, the perfect home—and yet she’s trapped in a loveless marriage. With temptation waiting in one of the ER’s exam rooms, she finds herself craving more.

After Richard’s extramarital affair makes headlines, the three women are drawn into the painful glare of the national spotlight. Once the press conference is over, each is forced to reconsider her life, who she is and who she is meant to be.

Written with an irresistible blend of heartbreak and hilarity, Fly Away Home is an unforgettable story of a mother and two daughters who after a lifetime of distance finally learn to find refuge in one another. (From


  1. Sounds like an excellent read; Thanks so much

  2. Good pick. It's on my wish list!

  3. That was my wow last week! Love her books!

    Here's mine:

  4. Thats a good WOW.

    Glad to have found you, great library and similar favorite authors. So happy to find bloggers with similar interest.

    My WOW

  5. Great pick, I'd love to read this one as well. My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

  6. I've been waiting for this one, too! Love Weiner's books...

    Here's mine:

  7. Great choice, this one looks like a good book. My mom really loves Jennifer Weiner's books!