The Manny

Author Holly Peterson

Publisher Random House

Price $32, HC

 




Jamie Whitfield seems to have everything: Three kids, a Park Avenue apartment, a successful attorney husband — but what she doesn’t have is a male role model for her nine-year-old son Dylan. Despite her hesitations, Jamie hires Peter Bailey, a male nanny, who wins over the kids and proves to be a lifesaver for Jamie. But life grows complicated for Jamie and her husband once a new man enters their lives.

 




Second Chance

Author Jane Green

Publisher Viking Canada

Price $30, HC

 




A group of friends in their late 30s are brought together, after many years, when one of their old friends, Tom, is killed in a terrorist attack. The four of them lead very different lives, but when the friends reconnect they truly learn the meaning of friendship and of second chances.