Meg & Jo / Virginia Kantra.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Hawley Public Library||KAN (Text)||33500013170063||New||In transit||-|
|Moorhead Public Library||KAN (Text)||33500013170071||New||Checked out||02/18/2020|
- ISBN: 9780593100349
- ISBN: 0593100344
- Physical Description: viii, 390 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2019.
"Readers guide included"--Page 4 of cover.
"A contemporary retelling of Little Women"--page one of cover.
"From New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra comes a heartwarming modern novel inspired by the timeless classic Little Women. The March sisters--reliable Meg, independent Jo, stylish Amy and shy Beth--have grown up to pursue their separate dreams. When Jo followed her ambitions to New York City, she never thought her career in journalism would come crashing down, leaving her struggling to stay afloat in a gig economy as a prep cook-slash-secret food blogger. Meg appears to have the life she always planned--the handsome husband, the adorable toddlers, the house in a charming subdivision. But sometimes getting everything you ever wanted isn't all it's cracked up to be... When their mother's illness forces the sisters home to North Carolina for the holidays, they'll rediscover what really matters. One thing's for sure--they'll need the strength of family and the power of sisterhood to remake their lives and reimagine their dreams"-- Provided by publisher.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 October #1
*Starred Review* Kantra pulls inspiration from Little Women in this beautiful novel. Jo, an aspiring writer, sees her future slip away while her friends move away and build careers. After being laid off, Jo begins working as a prep-cook and a secret food blogger. Even with her professional life in shambles, Jo has one constant in her life: her sister Meg. Meg took a very different route; she married the love of her life and had twins, staying home with the kids while her husband John takes on a more stressful job to support them. In trying to emulate the marriage she thought her parents had, Meg refuses any help that is offered and alienates her husband in the process. After their mother falls ill, Meg takes on even more responsibility by managing the family farm until Jo comes home to help when her love life also falls to pieces. With everything piling up, the March sisters prove that they can get through anything. Those who gravitate toward family-centric novels with twists along the way will enjoy this novel, and fans of Alcott's original will appreciate this modern take on the beloved classic. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra is the author of almost thirty novels. Her stories have earned numerous awards including two Romance Writers of America's RITA® Awards, ten RITA® nominations, and two National Readers' Choice Awards. Carolina Dreaming, the fifth book in her Dare Island series, won the 2017 RITA® Award for Best Contemporary Romance - Midlength and was named one of BookPage's Top Ten Romance Novels of 2016.
Virginia is married to her college sweetheart, a coffee shop owner who keeps her well supplied with caffeine and material. They make their home in North Carolina, where they raised three (mostly adult) children. She is a firm believer in the strength of family, the importance of storytelling, and the power of love.
Her favorite thing to make for dinner? Reservations.
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