Books by LaVyrle Spencer

SMALL TOWN GIRL by LaVyrle Spencer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 1997

"He held her hand over his hurting heart as they drank each other in''), constructing a happy land where everything is as warm and folksy and loving as a group hug. (Literary Guild main selection)"
The heroine in Spencer's (That Camden Summer, 1995, etc.) newest surefire bestseller discovers that true love and a career do mix. Read full book review >
THAT CAMDEN SUMMER by LaVyrle Spencer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"Roberta is appealingly independent and spirited, as are her daughters, but the historical inaccuracies and anachronisms—mainly the modern-day slang—are distracting in a book that, breaking no new ground, needs to be as perfectly tuned as it can."
Spencer (Home Song, 1995, etc.) switches gears from Minnesota to Maine for a feminist historical set in 1916. Read full book review >
HOME SONG by LaVyrle Spencer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 1995

"Like hot chocolate in the dark night of the soul. (Film rights to CBS-TV; Literary Guild main selection) )"
There's not a morally ambiguous syllable in bestselling Spencer's (Family Blessings, 1994, etc.) newest drama. Read full book review >
FAMILY BLESSINGS by LaVyrle Spencer
Released: Jan. 26, 1994

"In spite of some slo-mo moments on the sheets, it's really as wholesome—and subtle-as that macaroni. (Literary Guild Dual Selection for April)"
Spencer's contemporary romances (November of the Heart, 1993, etc.) differ from the majority of the pash-hash-and-cash flutterers in the decorous niceness of her small-town Minnesotan casts and their ring-true talk. Read full book review >
NOVEMBER OF THE HEART by LaVyrle Spencer
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"So, all things considered: one of Spencer's best."
It's ``If I Were a Carpenter and You Were a Lady'' revisited in this long, romantic sigh of a novel by the author of Bygones and Forgiving and several others. Read full book review >
BYGONES by LaVyrle Spencer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 1992

"Apart from some frantic sex, it's as sunny and bland as milk pudding—though with a selling uplift message."
By the author of Forgiving and other romances, a sizable stretch of musing and talk as a couple, divorced six years before, find their way back together. Read full book review >
FORGIVING by LaVyrle Spencer
Released: Feb. 14, 1990

Crippling sexual inhibitions and the domestication of a gold-rush town, circa 1875, are the subjects of this romance maven's third hard-cover turn. Read full book review >