Book of the Day

For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. When her overbearing momma winds up murdered on her sofa instead, two things are certain: There isn’t enough hydrogen peroxide in the state of Arkansas to get that stain out, and Rose is the prime suspect…

Libby Miller has always been an unwavering optimist—but when her husband drops a bomb on their marriage the same day a doctor delivers devastating news, she realizes her rose-colored glasses have actually been blinding her. From critically acclaimed author Camille Pagán comes a hilarious and hopeful story about a woman choosing between a “perfect” life and actually living.

Twenty years ago, six Penn students shared a house, naively certain that their friendships would endure—until the death of their ringleader and dear friend Bea splintered the group for good. Now, mostly estranged from one another, the remaining five gather at that same house on the eve of what would have been Bea’s fortieth birthday. Reunited in the place where so many dreams began, and bolstered by the hope of healing, each of them is forced to confront the past.