Reviews - Contemporary

Running Against Traffic
Gaelen
Vandenberg

Paige Scott lives in a beautiful home.  She’s married to a man with beautiful teeth.  She shops.  She plays her role within her husband’s social life.  Paige’s life is not so bad.  She can live with it.  Fortunately, her husband can’t.  In a drastic change of events, Paige is taken on a long drive away from her cosmopolitan life to a dilap

Dimitri, a Russian expat, and Rafi, an Israeli,  meet on a kibbutz.  They have a lot in common  - math, music, girls -  but go on to live their lives apart – musical theater, lounge piano, a business analyst, music school, teacher - girlfriends and a wife for Rafi appear throughout.

Lucy Duckworth liked her uncomplicated life, working at her book store and relaxing at home with her cats. But when her roommate Pam was so sick that she couldn’t make it to the Winter Carnival to man the kissing booth, Lucy very reluctantly went in her place.

Radio Gaga
Nell
Dixon

Chloe Lark has a dream that one day she will be a celebrity. Nothing too big, she would  be pleased with more people listening to her on the radio. After a disastrous attempt at abseiling (rappelling), it seems her wish could be coming true. As the cherry on top of the cake, her new hunky neighbor Ben is interested in her.

Poppy Pops the Question
Patricia
Keyson

Lately, it seems to Poppy like she simply can’t find the time to do something she wants. Ever since her sister had a baby, Poppy has been incredibly busy taking care of her sister’s hat shop. Not to mention that she’s often the designated babysitter.

Pages