WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE
Sex and the City meets Judy Blume in the newest novel by Koslow as she traces the lives of four friends from their 30s to their 40s as husbands, children and jobs stretch them to the breaking point.
When Quincy, Jules, Talia and Chloe meet, lifelong friendships are created, but as the years progress and life takes its toll it will take all they have to get through. For Quincy, her inability to carry a child to term shadows her life. Jules jumps from one loser to another and faces her 40s alone. Talia struggles to hold her family together and keep a roof over their heads as she feels envy of her friends’ lives. Chloe has the perfect life on the outside but on the inside she needs to learn confidence and find her strength. When the world threatens to topple these friends, they work to overcome their problems. (BALLANTINE, Aug., 336 pp., $25.00)