Get Lucky by Katherine Center
On the way, I drove carefully, wearing a little maternity interview suit Mackie had mail-ordered, and it’s so funny to think back on that morning now, my five-months-pregnant, grumpy self in my pointy shoes and stockings with my hair tamped down in a little bun, trying so hard to make a change in my life. Taking yourself that seriously is sometimes just begging for a pie in the face.
The Wives of Henry Oades by Johanna Moran
She was not sure she wouldn’t trade places with Margaret, given a choice. What was jail but a little room with service and no ravenous boys, no ironing or colicky babies.
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