SMART GIRLS THINK TWICE
Linz gives readers a couple working to come to terms with past experiences in order to take hold of life and learn to live anew. This simple yet timely novel is sure to keep you hooked until the end.
Emma, a sociologist from Boston, returns to her hometown over the summer to attend her two sisters' weddings as well as do research on the newly renovated Rock Creek. Being home puts her right back into the role of family mediator and acting like the same old smart, reliable Emma who never takes a risk.
Then she meets one of the town's newest residents, Jake. Can his rebellious nature rub off on Emma, and will she help Jake come to terms with a slower-paced life? (Berkley Sensation, Jan., 290 pp., $7.99)