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Meg Donohue

Meg Donohue is the author of the bestselling novel How to Eat a Cupcake, which was translated into Dutch, German, Italian, and Polish, and the forthcoming All the Summer Girls. She has an MFA from Columbia University and a BA from Dartmouth College. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she now lives San Francisco with her husband, two young daughters, and....

Genres: General Fiction
Meg Donohue recommends
The Never Never Sisters (2014)
L Alison Heller
"Heller writes with... razor-sharp wit."
Love By the Book (2015)
Melissa Pimentel
"Melissa Pimentel's voice is wickedly funny and entirely appealing. Reading Love by the Book is like taking a tour of London on the arm of an audacious and hilarious new friend?in other words a whole lot of fun!"
The Odds of You and Me (2017)
Cecilia Galante
"Cecilia Galante deftly examines the ways in which the sense of community created by profound friendships can act as a salve on even the deepest of wounds."
Good Karma (2017)
Christina Kelly
"Christina Kelly s heartwarming novel peels away the layers of the Seven Oaks retirement community to reveal the many secrets roiling below its surface. A wonderful cast of characters including the chatty spirit of a recently departed resident, a matchmaking Great Dane, and a mysterious woman with a penchant for trespassing adds up to a surprising, wise, and romantic debut!"
Boardwalk Summer (2018)
Meredith Jaeger
"Boardwalk Summer's atmospheric and beautifully intertwined storylines kept me guessing until the very end. Mystery, history, and romance...Jaeger's latest has it all!"
The Summer List (2018)
Amy Mason Doan
"A trip down memory lane becomes a hunt for long-buried secrets in Amy Mason Doan's gripping and poignant debut about the bond between two compelling outsiders. The Summer List is an evocative tale of family, first love, and the unique and lasting gift of a friendship formed in girlhood."
Life On the Leash (2018)
Victoria Schade
"A bighearted and witty debut from a writer with remarkable insight into the minds of dogs and those who love them. The winsome cast of characters will have you hooked on Life on the Leash from the first page."
One Night at the Lake (2019)
Bethany Chase
"An emotionally complex tale of friendship and love, Chase transports readers to a sunbaked vacation home where all is not as it first appears."
The Silent Treatment (2020)
Abbie Greaves
"In an urgent race against the clock, the layers of Frank and Maggie's decades-long love story are peeled back to reveal the heartrending secrets that lurk below. But will the truth save Maggie's life, let alone their marriage? Greaves' gripping and poignant debut had me hooked from beginning to end."
The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany (2020)
Lori Nelson Spielman
"Lori Nelson Spielman writes beautifully about self-discovery, forgiveness, and love. The Star Crossed Sisters of Tuscany is an insightful and tenderhearted novel that illuminates the ways in which the bonds of family can sometimes feel like a warm embrace, and other times feel as though they are tying you down. Mysterious family lore, a heartrending love story, and luminous descriptions of Italy all add up to an utterly captivating read!"
Doctors & Friends (2021)
Kimmery Martin
"The beating heart of this fast-paced and intensely moving novel is the warm, life-sustaining friendship between a group of doctors on the frontlines of a global pandemic. Martin shines a sharp, compassionate light on the lives of the women behind the masks and scrubs during a crisis that is both achingly familiar and punctuated by twists and turns you won't see coming. I couldn't put it down!"

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