21 out of 22 reviewers rate Anna Quindlen's
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake 4 or 5 stars, making her memoir a top pick among BookBrowse readers! Here's what they have to say:
Quindlen's series of wise and wonderful essays perfectly depicts what it is like to travel, as a woman, through life. This is a delicious memoir that I will read over and over (Ann O). This little gem makes readers aware of the many blessings we have as we journey through life (Cynthia S). Each essay chronicles a passage of life told in Quindlen's warm, heartfelt manner. Subjects include raising children, friendships, working mothers and more. Reading Anna Quindlen is like having coffee with a girlfriend - it is definitely good for the soul (Jan T). Any new book by Anna Quindlen is a treat, but this one is especially lovely (Patti F). Her desire to age gracefully will resonate with anyone...
Beyond the Book
Anna Quindlen's memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
has received rave reviews from BookBrowse readers, but it is just one of her many beloved books; check out the list below for more information on her novels:
Every Last One
Mary Beth Latham is first and foremost a mother, whose three teenaged children come first, before her career as a landscape gardener, or even her life as the wife of a doctor. Caring for her family and preserving their everyday life is paramount. And so, when one of her sons, Max, becomes depressed, Mary Beth...