June Allyson’s and Frances Spatz Leighton’s JUNE ALLYSON; young stardom in Little Women; early Hollywood, Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis; Peter Lawford, on-screen husband, Jimmy Stewart, and Agnes Moorehead; Susan Hayward, Judy Garland, and a lost sisterhood/brotherhood between the studios.
Gail Parent’s SHEILA LEVINE IS DEAD AND LIVING IN NEW YORK; single, overweight, and frustrated with dating, a 30 year old decides to kill herself.
Daniel Keyes’s FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON; a man with an I.Q. of 68 has a brain operation that transforms him into a genius.
C.S. Lewis’s A GRIEF OBSERVED; thoughts about loss, and the meaning of life, after the author’s wife dies.