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January SheKnows Book Club pick

Crystal Patriarche is the Director of Parenting Content for SheKnows and oversees the SheKnows Book Lounge. She's a mother, a life-long book lover, an Arizona State University journalism and public relations graduate and entrepreneur. ...

Laurie Frankel: The Atlas of Love

We're kicking off 2011 with an incredible novel about friendship, love, grad school and parenthood. Our SheKnows Book Club January-February selection is The Atlas of Love by Laurie Frankel.

"Beautifully written, a highly literate story of friendship, parenthood, and every other kind of love you can imagine," said Marisa de los Santos, author of Love Walked In.

The Atlas of Love by Laurie Frankel

When Jill becomes both pregnant and single at the end of one spring semester, she and her two closest friends plunge into an experiment in tri-parenting, tri-schooling, and tri-habitating as grad students in Seattle. Naturally, everything goes wrong, but in ways no one sees coming.

Janey Duncan narrates the adventure of this modern family with hilarity and wisdom and shows how three lives are forever changed by (un)cooperative parenting, literature, and a tiny baby named Atlas who upends and uplifts their entire world. In this sparkling and wise debut novel, Frankel's unforgettable heroines prove that home is simply where the love is.

January-February Book Club pick

We've chosen this debut novel by Laurie Frankel as our first SheKnows Book Club pick of 2011. Want to join the club? We've made it easy for you. Check out this article on the SheKnows Book Club to get started -- with news on how to join, how to win a copy of the book and our schedule of book club picks for the year.

And get reading -- we'll be discussing the book on our official SheKnows Book Club message board at the end of February with author Laurie Frankel, our SheKnows Book Club host (email her with suggestions for the book club or questions!) and our official SheKnows Book Club bloggers.

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