Score: 4
From 90 Ratings

The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing


  • Author: Melissa Bank
  • Release Date : 1999-06-01
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1151354 Bytes


The New York Times bestselling classic of a young woman’s journey in work, love, and life   “In this swinging, funny, and tender study of contemporary relationships, Bank refutes once and for all the popular notions of neurotic thirtysomething women.” —Entertainment Weekly   “Truly poignant.” —Time   Generous-hearted and wickedly insightful, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing maps the progress of Jane Rosenal as she sets out on a personal and spirited expedition through the perilous terrain of sex, love, relationships, and the treacherous waters of the workplace. Soon Jane is swept off her feet by an older man and into a Fitzgeraldesque whirl of cocktail parties, country houses, and rules that were made to be broke...

Score: 3.5
From 82 Ratings

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep


  • Author: Joanna Cannon
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 8110348 Bytes


“I loved this book. It's one of those books that you just want to give to everybody.” —Nancy Pearl on NPR’s Morning Edition “An astute, engaging debut” (Publishers Weekly), The Trouble with Goats and Sheep is a quirky and utterly charming tale of a community in need of reconciliation and two girls learning what it means to belong.England, 1976. Mrs. Creasy is missing and the Avenue is alive with whispers. The neighbors blame her sudden disappearance on the heat wave, but ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly aren’t convinced, and decide to take matters into their own hands. Spunky, spirited Grace and quiet, thoughtful Tilly go door to door in search of clues. The cul-de-sac starts to give up its secrets, and the amateur detectives uncover more ...

The Girls  Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Score: 3
From 52 Ratings

The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing


  • Author : Melissa Bank
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2005-05-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141909639


The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing Book Description :

After following the advice from a manual called "How to Meet and Marry Mr Right", Jane learns that in love there is neither pattern nor promise. This is a funny collection of connected stories and a portrait of Jane, a woman manoeuvring her way through love, sex and relationships....

The Girls  Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Score: 3
From 52 Ratings

The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing


  • Author : Melissa Bank
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2000-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101199598


The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling classic of a young woman’s journey in work, love, and life “In this swinging, funny, and tender study of contemporary relationships, Bank refutes once and for all the popular notions of neurotic thirtysomething women.” —Entertainment Weekly “Truly poignant.” —Time Generous-hearted and wickedly insightful, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing maps the progress of Jane Rosenal as she sets out on a personal and spirited expedition through the perilous terrain of sex, love, relationships, and the treacherous waters of the workplace. Soon Jane is swept off her feet by an older man and into a Fitzgeraldesque whirl of cocktail parties, country houses, and rules that were made to be broken, but comes to reali...

The Girls  Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Score: 3
From 52 Ratings

The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing


  • Author : Melissa Bank
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780140278828


The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing Book Description :

After following the advice from a manual called "How to Meet and Marry Mr Right", Jane learns that in love there is neither pattern nor promise. This is a funny collection of connected stories and a portrait of Jane, a woman manoeuvring her way through love, sex and relationships....

The Wonder Spot
Score: 2.5
From 23 Ratings

The Wonder Spot


  • Author : Melissa Bank
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-05-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101191811


The Wonder Spot Book Description :

Melissa Bank's runaway bestseller, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, charmed readers and critics alike with its wickedly insightful, tender look at a young woman's forays into love, work, and friendship. Now, with The Wonder Spot, Bank is back with her signature combination of devilishly self-deprecating humor, seriousness and wisdom. Nothing comes easily to Sophie Applebaum, the black sheep of her family trying to blend in with the herd. Uneasily situated between two brothers, Sophie first appears as the fulcrum and observer of her clan in "Boss of the World." Then, at college, in "The Toy Bar," she faces a gauntlet of challenges as Best Friend to the dramatic and beautiful Venice Lambourne, curator of "perfect things." In her early twenties,...

The Worst Thing a Suburban Girl Could Imagine

The Worst Thing a Suburban Girl Could Imagine


  • Author : Melissa Bank
  • Publisher : Penguin Hardcover
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Young women
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0141022795


The Worst Thing a Suburban Girl Could Imagine Book Description :

In May 2005 Penguin will publish 70 unique titles to celebrate the company's 70th birthday. The titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth of quality of the Penguin list and will hark back to Penguin founder Allen Lane's vision of good books for all'. was an immediate bestseller and praised by critics for its unique voice. In this piece, Jane tells us about her relationship with a man who will never use her name....

Girls in White Dresses
Score: 3
From 41 Ratings

Girls in White Dresses


  • Author : Jennifer Close
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-08-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307700414


Girls in White Dresses Book Description :

Wickedly hilarious and utterly recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal showers. Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and doll-sized cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these women have their own lives to contend with: Isabella is working at a mailing-list company, dizzy with the mixed signals of a boss who claims she’s on a diet but has Isabell...

Woman s Guide to Hunting

Woman s Guide to Hunting


  • Author : Berdette Elaine Zastrow
  • Publisher : Krause Publications Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0873418646


Woman s Guide to Hunting Book Description :

The former head of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission presents a detailed look at what women need to get started in the sport of hunting. From firearms safety to selecting hunting gear, this book will guide women every step of the way. 200 photos....

A Girl   s Guide to Kissing Frogs
Score: 2.5
From 4 Ratings

A Girl s Guide to Kissing Frogs


  • Author : Victoria Clayton
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007279487


A Girl s Guide to Kissing Frogs Book Description :

A Girl's Guide to Kissing Frogs is a charming, witty book, perfect for fans of Elizabeth Noble and Marian Keyes....

No One Could Have Guessed the Weather
Score: 2.5
From 20 Ratings

No One Could Have Guessed the Weather


  • Author : Anne-Marie Casey
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-06-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101621073


No One Could Have Guessed the Weather Book Description :

“If you loved The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing, this book is right up your alley.”—Isabel Gillies, New York Times bestselling author of Happens Every Day A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR! From the author of The Real Liddy James comes a novel about how the middle part of your story might just be the beginning… After her husband loses his job, Lucy has to leave behind her posh life in London and settle into a tiny East Village apartment. Now she’s a middle-aged mother in the midst of hipsters, homesick and resentful until she embarks on a new love affair—with New York City and three new friends. Julia has left her family for a mini breakdown and a room of her own. Trophy wife Christy is a bit adrift, as only those who live in...

The Big Love
Score: 3
From 12 Ratings

The Big Love


  • Author : Sarah Dunn
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2004-07-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0759511861


The Big Love Book Description :

Alison Hopkins isn't just looking for Mr. Right . . . or even Mr. Big. She's holding out for the Big Love. When 32-year-old Alison's first real boyfriend unceremoniously dumps her - he steps out to buy mustard for a dinner party and never returns - it's time for Alison to reassess her lifelong search for romantic fulfillment. Does true love even exist? Is every romantic involvement with a coworker inevitably doomed? Does sex without commitment always lead to disaster? Is a girl's evangelical Christian upbringing an impediment to her finding true happiness? Funnier than any "chick-lit," as poised and accomplished as any literary debut this year, The Big Love is a big-hearted, hilariously entertaining novel that readers all across America are falling f...