STUCK IN THE MIDDLE
What do you get when you have three generations of women living under one roof? Laughter, tears and a ton of love. Smith knows how to use everyday situations in a humorous, caring way. This is a great start to a new series.
Joan Sanderson is caught between her mother and grandmother, whom her mother believes should be in a home where she wouldn't be alone so much. Joan has also recently met the new doctor in town, who just happens to live right next door to her. Between managing a furniture store and dealing with family issues, will Joan have time to figure out if he could be more than a neighbor? (Revell, Feb., 336 pp., $13.99)