(Log in to vote)
Family Pictures (2013)


All Copies Checked Out
(1 hold on 2 copies)
LocationCall NumberItem Status
FictionFICTION/GREEN,JDue 06-11-15
FictionFICTION/GREEN,JDue 06-16-15
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2013
Edition:  First edition
Description:  viii, 344 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780312591830 (hardcover), 0312591837 (hardcover),
Language:  English

As dark truths from the past reveal themselves, two middle-aged women must learn to forgive -- for the sake of their children and themselves

Related Searches:
Middle-aged women -- Fiction
Empty nesters -- Fiction
Family secrets -- Fiction
Forgiveness -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Added--201303 afic

Additional Credits:

Login to write a review of your own.

Chick Lit With a More Serious Tone

Having recently assisted at the library’s Chick Lit Book Discussion group a couple weeks back, I came away with a new Chick Lit Author, Jane Green to give a try. I took home her most recent title Family Pictures.

Many of my beloved authors (Marian Keyes, Jennifer Weiner, Meg Cabot), who write in this genre, tend to keep things lighthearted and fun, Green’s story was both full of that playful, fast-paced style yet she weaves in a more serious tone, which I came away appreciating. I was refreshed by the realness of the different generations of female characters she introduces through the two families in this story. Real life issues are dealt with in this story, and yet there’s still enough of that enjoyable escapism that draws me to a Chick Lit story, to keep my interest. You’ll walk away from this book feeling as content as the characters are with the outcome of their life decisions. I’ll definitely be picking up another Jane Green book
Login to add this item to your list.

Lists can be used to compile collections of items that you may be interested in checking out at a later date. You may also create public lists and share your favorites with other AHML customers.
No tags, currently.

Login to add tags.

To create a multiple word tag such as Science Fiction, enclose both words in quotes, like: "Science Fiction"

Critic Reviews

If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.