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Manchester vs Manhattan

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Manchester vs Manhattan

Ah...New York City...The Big Apple...life would certainly be  exciting there!  But wait...what do real people like us do there...they have  children, careers and relationships...just like us.  The following stories, based on the above themes, all take  place in Manhattan, but, in truth, could take place in Manchester  neighborhoods. All of these books  are available at the Manchester Public Library.

 

What Do You Do All Day?...Amy Scheibe
The Ivy Chronicles...Karen Quinn
The Perfect Manhattan...Leanne Shear
Queen of Babble in the Big City...Meg Cabot
Posh...Lucy Jackson
Class Mothers...Katherine Stewart
The Emperor’s Children...Claire Messud
Glamorous Disasters...Eliot Schrefer
Momzillas...Jill Kargman
Twenty-four Karat Kids...Judy Goldstein
Taxonomy of Barnacles...Galt Niederhoffer
Before You Know Kindness...Chris Bohjalian
And Baby Makes Two...Judy Sheehan
Sparkle Life...Kara Linstrom
Brooklyn Follies...Paul Auster
Debutante Divorcee...Plum Sykes
To My Dearest Friends...Patricia Volk
The Whole World Over...Julia Glass
The Men I Didn’t Marry...Janice Kaplan
Slightly Engaged...Wendy Markham
The Good Life...Jay McInerney
Spin Doctors...Leslie Carroll
MacDougal Street Ghosts...Hesper Anderson
Love with Noodles...Harry I. Freund
The Thing About Jane Spring...Sharon Krum
Happiness Sold Separately...Libby Street
Love, Work, Children...Cheryl Mendelson
How I Stole Her Husband...Liz Ireland
Who Does She Think She Is?...Benilde Little
Recipes for a Perfect Marriage...Morag Prunty
The New Yorkers...Cathleen Schine
Closing Costs...Seth Margolis
Everyone Worth Knowing...Lauren Weisberger
Younger...Pamela Redmond Satran
One Fifth Avenue ..Candace Bushnell
Pick Me Up...Zoe Rice
First Love...Adrienne Sharp
Beyond the Blonde...Kathleen Flynn-Hui
Rise and Shine...Anna Quindlen
Miss Understanding...Stephanie Lessing
Spin Control...Holly O’Dell
Elements of Style...Wendy Wasserstein
Pink Ghetto...Liz Ireland
Last Bite...Nancy Verde Bar
Because She Can...Bridie Clark
First Love...Adriene Sharp
The Girl Next Door...Elizabeth Noble
Ground Up...Michael Idov
The Embers...Hyatt Bass
Outtakes from a Marriage...Ann Leary
Turning Tables...Heather MacDowell
The Sky Below...Stacey D'Erasmo
Uptown...Virginia DeBerry
Crossing Washington Square...Joanne Rendall
Nanny Returns...Emma McLaughlin
The Love of Her Life...Harriet Evans
Let the Great World Spin...Colum McCann
The Ballad of West Tenth Street...Marjorie Kernan
Chasing Harry Winston...Lauren Weisberger
The Spare Wife...Alex Witchel
Ellington Boulevard...Adam Langer
I Only Want to Be With You...Lisa Norato
Don't Make a Scene...Valerie Block
Cooperative Village...Frances Madeson
By Invitation Only...Jodi Della Femina
City of Strangers...Ian MacKenzie
The a Gilded Cage...Rhys Bowen
After You've Gone...Jeffrey Lent
Happy Family...Wendy Lee
Netherland...Joseph O'Neill
War Against Miss Winter...Kathryn Miller Haines
Prospect Park West...Amy Sohn

 

 

 

updated 12/2012