Before you are swept away by the romance of Valentine’s Day, take a cue from Leslie Knope of Parks & Recreation and honor the female friendships in your life. That’s right! February 13 is Galentine’s Day, a day for ladies to celebrate ladies. Need a little inspiration? Try one of these:
The Wildwater Walking Club
by Claire Cook
Noreen, Tess, and Rosie walk and talk their way through life’s ups and downs in their town of Wildwater. As they tally their steps and share their secrets, life begins to take them in some new and surprising directions.
Sushi for Beginners
by Marian Keyes
Depicts the lives of three women in the fashion trade, exploring the trials and tribulations as well as the happiness and joy of true friends in the fast-paced worlds of love and career.
Annie Freeman’s Fabulous Traveling Funeral
by Kris Radish
An unexpected bequest from a late friend takes five women on a wild and life-transforming road trip from the deserts of New Mexico to the shores of Lake Superior, as they celebrate the bonds of female friendship.
Circle of Friends
by Maeve Binchy
Two friends who grew up together in a small Irish village attend college in Dublin, where their lives become intertwined with the beautiful Nan Mahon and Jack Foley, the handsome son of a doctor.
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
by Fannie Flagg
Mrs. Threadgoode’s tale of two high-spirited women of the 1930s, Idgie and Ruth, helps Evelyn, a 1980s woman in a sad slump of middle age, to begin to rejuvenate her own life.
Shoe Addicts Anonymous
by Beth Harbison
Four different women meet Tuesday nights to trade shoes and, in the process, form friendships that will help them each triumph over their problems.
This is only a sample of the gal pals on offer at the Library. Ask online or stop by the Fiction/AV/Teen desk on the second floor and we will connect you with something to fit your mood!