Joy for Beginners (Hardcover, Large Print)

By Erica Bauermeister

Wheeler Publishing, 9781410440747, 343pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011

June 2011 Indie Next List

“Kate has conquered cancer, and now she has the goal to ride the white-water rapids in the Grand Canyon. During a celebration dinner, she gives each of her six friends an equally personal challenge. Bauermeister masterfully weaves the stories of the seven women together, allowing the reader to empathize with and root for each one as she jumps her own personal hurdle. A great selection for book clubs!”
— Sam Droke-Dickinson, Aaron's Books, Lititz, PA
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Six women gather to celebrate their friend Kate's recovery from cancer. Kate strikes a bargain with them: to celebrate her new lease on life, she'll do the one thing that's always terrified her. But if she does, each of them will also do the one thing they always swore they'd never do.