Celebrated for her irresistibly witty, strikingly intelligent examinations of friendship and marriage, Lauren Fox (“An immensely gifted writer—a writer adept at capturing the sad-funny mess that happens to be one woman’s life” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
) has written her most powerful novel to date. Days of Awe
is the story of a woman who, in the wake of her best friend’s sudden death, must face the crisis in her marriage, the fury of her almost-teenage daughter, and the possibility of opening her cantankerous heart to someone new.
Her Husband Watches: Going Black 2
Now that hot wife Amy belongs to Damien, she had turned her eyes to her husband John. She knows she needs to reveal her big black lover to her husband, but not to get away from him. She wants John and Damien to meet, she wants Damien to show John what a real man can do in the bedroom. John is reluctant at first, but submits first to his wife and…
Only a year ago Isabel Moore was married, was the object of adoration for her ten-year-old daughter, and thought she knew everything about her wild, extravagant, beloved best friend, Josie. But in that one short year her husband moved out and rented his own apartment; her daughter grew into a moody insomniac; and Josie—impulsive, funny, secretive Josie—was killed behind the wheel in a single-car accident. As the relationships that long defined Isabel—wife, mother, daughter, best friend—change before her eyes, Isabel must try to understand who she really is.
Teeming with longing, grief, and occasional moments of wild, unexpected joy, Days of Awe
is a daring, dazzling book—a luminous exploration of marriage, motherhood, and the often surprising shape of new love.From the Hardcover edition.