Sunday, July 04, 2010

What is Julia London reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: Julia London, the New York Times and USA Today best selling author of more than a twenty romantic fiction novels, including the recently released One Season of Sunshine.

Her entry begins:
I just finished reading Shirley Jackson’s Life Among the Savages. You may remember Shirley Jackson’s "The Lottery," the short story that was required reading in most public schools, or at least it was when I was a kid. I had never read any of her work other than "The Lottery" and was amazed to find such a delightfully amusing book. It’s a memoir about her life with her children and her husband. It was written in 1948 and has the Ozzie and Harriet appeal.

This book was my bookclub’s pick for May, in honor of Mother’s Day, and I could not have been more pleased with it. It reminded me of...[read on]
About One Season of Sunshine:
Adopted as an infant, Jane Aaron longs to know the identity of her birth mother and why she gave her up. Her only clue is the name of the small Texas town where she was born, so she's come to Cedar Springs for answers.

Handsome ad executive Asher Price lost his wife, the beautiful, mysterious Susanna, in a terrible car crash eighteen months ago. When he hires Jane as the nanny for his two children, sparks fly. Jane finds herself falling in love with both Asher and his children, but begins to suspect that Susanna was not the perfect mother and wife the family portrays her to have been.

As Jane gets closer and closer to finding out the truth about both her own and Susanna’s past, devastating secrets begin to emerge that may be more than anyone can bear. Will the truth bring Jane and Asher closer together or tear them apart forever?
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