"The Waverleys are a strange family, each with a special gift that enriches their lives and isolates them from the other members of their small community. When Claire's destiny moves in next door putting her perfect world in chaos, Sydney shows up on her estranged sister's doorstep after disappearing 10 years ago, with her daughter and a dark secret in tow."
"When Della Lee decides to hide away in Josey's closet, giving advice and insights, Josey is shocked into taking chances and starting to live her own life. Chloe deals with a devastating betrayal that will ultimately help her become the woman she was meant to be."
"After the untimely death of her mother, Emily is sent to live with the grandfather she never knew existed, in a town her mother never spoke of. Yet the town of Mullaby has a long memory of the wrongs Dulcie committed, and Emily has a difficult time convincing just about everyone she's not who her mother used to be. Julia longs to escape her own troubled past, yet is unwilling to forgive."
"As Willa's ancestral home is being prepped for a grand reopening as a hotel, a secret is found that will reveal the truth about her grandmother, and how deep and lasting true friendship can be. Claire and Bay from Garden Spells have a brief cameo."
"Kate lost her husband a year ago. In an attempt to wrest back control of her life and return to the last place she was truly happy, she packs up her young daughter and visits her estranged aunt who lives in a decaying summer camp called Lost Lake, in its last summer before closure."
"Tried and True is Sarah Addison Allen's first book, under the pen name Katie Gallagher. It's still very good, more light and humorous. Clementine is running away from her life when she meets Adam, and soon falls for him and his idyllic hometown."
"Although the word witch isn't used, this is a spiritual successor to Practical Magic. The Sparrow women awaken with a mysterious gift on their thirteenth birthday. Three generations of them must deal with the distance their powers have put on both their family and romantic relationships."
"A fantastic retelling of the novel. This movie stars Sandra Bullock as Sally, and Nicole Kidman as Gillian. If you like this movie, definitely check out the TV show "Charmed" which is also about witches with strong sisterly bonds."
"Alternating chapters tell of two important events in Anna's life, separated by 20 years. The love is romantic and sweet, but it is her escapades while trying to fit in France, that are fantastically funny, and makes this novel truly shine."
"The twins are now 27, and have discovered real life isn't as effortless as high school was. Elizabeth is a struggling writer in New York, and Jessica is guilt stricken over the fact that her true love is Liz's soul mate, and that staying in her first truly happy, stable relationship may cost her her sister's love forever. This isn't the sequel fans wanted, but a compelling read all the same."
"Three years later finds Jessica juggling her successful career, motherhood, and her failing marriage, Lila becoming a reality TV star, and Bruce facing rape charges that may destroy his relationship with Elizabeth. A much better effort than the last book. Contains all 6 e-books."
"Families gather together in Scotland in September, with surprising results. There is no main character, but rather jumps to the viewpoints of several family members, all experiencing different struggles. Noel Keeling from the Shell Seekers is in this novel."
"A wonderful movie about a woman's second chance at life, and the family she builds in Italy. Also see 'Under the Tuscan Sun', 'Bella Tuscany', and 'In Tuscany' by Frances Mayes, on which this movie is loosely based."
"The women decide to vacation in the middle east, and escape their mounting problems at home. Samantha desperately battles aging, Charlotte is overwhelmed by her home life, Miranda undergoes a career crisis, and Carrie and Big hit a slump."
"Collection of the real columns that inspired the show. The first half of the book is a little difficult to follow, since characters are introduced at a dizzying rate. However, the second half of the book deals primarily with Carrie and Big's relationship."
"Carrie spends the summer before college in a writing course in NYC. She falls instantly in love with the city and desperately searches for a way to stay, while bonding with new friends Samantha and Miranda."