Leave It to the March Sisters - by Annie Sereno (Paperback)
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About the Book"Amy Marsden has charmed her way to a charmed life. She has it all-beauty, brains, and a dream position as Chair of the English Department of a small-town college. Her love life is upside down and backwards, and her professional learning curve is steep, but everything's going her way. Except it isn't. She feels like a fraud, as fake as her mother's fantasy that their family is a version of the March family in Little Women. Her real life's on hold, the one where she's a painter, not a professor. Where her sister Jo, whose career she derailed, gets the dream job she deserves. Where Theo, the guy she's loved since forever, forgives her for messing up his life. When circumstances compel Amy to live in Theo's house, she realizes this may be her last chance to heal their broken friendship. Making up for her mistakes, she just might turn her life around. If Theo will let her back in his. She doesn't have a chance to win his heart, though. It belongs to Jo. Doesn't it? Or has she been looking at Theo upside down and backwards? Maybe it's not too late to paint herself in the picture of Theo's world"--
This modern take on Little Women features "Bronte brooding and rom-com banter"--a classic romance with a contemporary twist (Jenny Holiday, USA Today bestselling author).When it comes to disastrous relationships, English professor Amy Marsden has pretty much seen everything. From Banana Brad (who had a thing for fruit costumes) to her latest disappointment, Derek (undiscovered artist with a penchant for tighty-whities and their perky pizza delivery driver), it's been an endless adventure of oddballs, jerks, and some terrible lapses in judgment. Which is exactly how Amy has ended up living in a house with the guy she's been half in love with since she was a kid.... Theo Sinclair has been her sister Jo's best friend--and a commitment phobe--for as long as Amy can remember. And aside from one hot and heavy make-out session, she's managed to ignore her feelings for Theo and successfully avoid adding another entry in her What-was-I-thinking list. Yet now that they're living under the same roof, Amy and Theo are sharing everything from Cheetos and smoothies to their family drama, past trauma, and an attraction that Amy begins to think might not be one-sided. Could Theo really have feelings for her--or is Amy just setting herself up for another disaster?
"A slightly hotter take on a warmly regarded classic."--Kirkus
"Sereno handles her characters' transition from friends to lovers with grace and includes just enough echoes of Alcott's original to enchant Little Women aficionados while keeping them guessing."--Publishers Weekly
"Delivers plenty of tongue-in-cheek literary witticism and small-town heart ... the novel's heart lies in its quirky, memorable characters. Readers will find themselves laughing through the familiar tropes--and dying for one of Thorne's delicious creations."--Publishers Weekly on Blame It on the Brontës
"Sereno's novel is witty and entertaining, and fans of the Brontë sisters will undoubtedly appreciate the fun she has nodding to their books."--Kirkus on Blame It on the Brontës
"Annie Sereno is a phenomenal writer who has earned a standing spot on my must-read list!"--Carolyn Brown, New York Times bestselling author
"A delightful third-chance romance with Bronte brooding and rom-com banter. You'll be rooting for Thena and Thorne!"
--Jenny Holiday, USA Today bestselling author, on Blame it on the Brontës
"A swoon-worthy hero in a story that's everything a rom com should be--smart, sexy, funny, and charming to boot!"--Carolyn Brown, New York Times bestselling author, on Blame it on the Brontës
About the AuthorAnnie Sereno holds a BA in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania as well as master's degrees in library science and British and American literature. She was privileged to serve the libraries of Harvard University and the National Geographic Society, among others. When she's not expressing her imagination with pen and paintbrush, Annie gardens, swims, and haunts art museums. In possession of a well-worn passport and memories of all the places she's called home, she shares her life with her husband and two sons. Mildly (okay, seriously) obsessed with birds, Celtic music, and all things Australian, she believes there is no such thing as a former librarian, no time to read, or too many shoes. She currently lives with her family in New Jersey.