A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

On the outside, Charlotte Holmes is dimpled, pretty and feminine enough to please any Victorian gentleman – but on the inside, her razor-sharp mind and eidetic memory are wasted and trapped in the aimless social whirl of a refined young lady. When she sets out to blackmail her father into funding her higher education, Charlotte … More A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves By Karen Joy Fowler

This novel begins in the middle with Rosemary Cooke attending the University of California. Rosemary is a quiet young woman, who has difficulty forming friendships as a result of her troubled childhood.  At age five, she was sent to visit her grandparents for a few days, and when she returned, her twin sister Fern had … More We are All Completely Beside Ourselves By Karen Joy Fowler