Thursdays at Eight

Thursdays at Eight

Book - 2001
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"Thursdays at Eight", New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber's new hardcover novel from MIRA Books, is the story of four friends, each at a turning point in her life. Each woman's story is unique, told with the warmth and compassion that demonstrates why the author has become one of the leading voices in women's fiction today. Four women come to a journal-writing class with different needs and goals. What they found was friendship -- a closeness that they wanted to sustain long after the last day of class. Though they were very different in their ages, careers and life choices, the four developed a companionship that answered a shared need for acceptance, nurturing and support.

To maintain their newly found relationship, these four formed a breakfast club, promising to meet, without fail, on "Thursdays at Eight".

Clare is recovering from the devastating divorce that resulted when her husband left her for a woman young enough to be their daughter. Driven by anger and the need forrevenge, she attempts to restart her life and regain her self-respect. But an unexpected turn of events will force her to look deep inside for forgiveness and compassion -- and for the woman she used to be.

Elizabeth is a successful professional in her late fifties. She's struggling with the loss of her husband when both of her grown children relocate to other parts of the country. Knowing she must find a way to overcome her feelings of abandonment, she vows not to waste another moment of her life, and will's herself to find fulfillment in her work and her friends -- and if her future should include the possibility of romance, even better!

Karen is a twenty-something aspiring actress. Sheprovides the sparkle in the group as she relates the humorous incidences of her as-yet-unsuccessful quest for stardom. Beneath her upbeat attitude, though, she suffers from her mother's disapproval and negative comparisons with her very respectable married sister. As she ende

Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA Books, c2001
ISBN: 9781551668116
Characteristics: 298 p. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Thursdays at 8


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Aug 08, 2013

A nice easy chic lit book. Nothing mind shattering, simple and easy.

Jul 11, 2011

I asked the library to buy this and I wasn't disappointed. The author really knows how to write from a woman's perspective. Loved it!


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