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JenniferLane

Jennifer Lane Books

Hi, I'm Jen, a psychologist/author (psycho author) in Columbus, Ohio. I write romantic suspense for adults and new adults. And I'm a voracious reader of romance and fiction. I love laughing, swimming, volleyball, and Grumpy Cat.

Currently reading

Standing at the Crossroads: Next Steps for High-Achieving Women
Patricia J. Ohlott, Marian N. Ruderman
The Space Between
Victoria H. Smith
Chasing Hope
Kathryn Cushman
The Help - Kathryn Stockett This book was fantastic, particularly because it made me laugh AND cry (a hallmark of an excellent book, in my opinion). Skeeter in particular had a hilarious take on the stuffy socialite world of 1960's Mississippi. The scenes between Aibileen, a black housekeeper, and Mae Mobley, the white daughter in the house, were so poignant. Mae Mobley was an adorable toddler whose mother was a horrible excuse for a parent. This story also evoked incredible anger in its description of the deplorable conditions that black people endured--physically, emotionally, and spiritually. It helped me understand the monumnetal history of the Civil Rights Movement. I loved the book.