It is Chicago. 1910. 11-year-old Lillian March looks over her mother's dead body with a sense of relief. As a poor woman, her mother, Cora, never had any real choices or happiness in her life. Cora and Lillian flee to the bustling city of Chicago, where she is certain she will have the life of opulence she deserves. Cora and Lillian face deep hardships in turn-of-the-century Chicago as Cora's mind continues its downward spiral.
Chloe Knaggs is a bit of a nerd, a bit of a klutz, and all Blunder Woman, especially when it comes to love. Take the love of her life, Matt M. - or as she calls him - Mmm. He's her consummate unboyfriend, meaning, they have all the intimacy of a dating couple without any of the intimacy. Confused? So is Chloe. When Matt decides to elope with the very beautiful, svelte Amber, Chloe goes a little bit crazy and takes her hippy mom and best friend Megan right along with her.
"Nice orginal story"
Julie Mills is heartbroken when her rock star wannabe boyfriend Ronny dumps her. With encouragement from her best friend Eve, Julie decides to post an online ad to attract a date. After a few too many sips of wine, Julie posts an ad entitled: “Easy Lady Requests Guy with Two Socks”. Easy Lady meets Dan the Man at an Italian restaurant. It is far from the night Julie expects, and not just because it involves an eye patch and an argyle sock.
Dana Kupiac's husband left her over a year ago for the wilds of Ohio and a woman named Allyssa, leaving Dana a single mom on a mission to succeed in her canning business. With the help of Dana's eternally lactating sister Valerie, Dana takes a once in a lifetime trip to a food conference in Las Vegas where she learns about selling her spicy chutneys, and meets the owner of a gourmet food store. Their weekend together ends in an impromptu ceremony where they're "married" by Elvis.
Amy Wellington is about to get married and she couldn't be more miserable. Sure, she loves Peter Johnson, but the problem is her mother, Pepper. Amy hasn't spoken to her in over a decade and for good reason: Her mother is cursed with being interesting. Take for instance, Amy's real name: Sausage. She blames her mother entirely. The wedding will take place at the beautiful Leelanau Lodge, a secluded spot in northern Michigan. When Peter convinces Amy to invite her mother, Amy knows there's going to be trouble.
"Laugh out Loud!"
Dr. Elliott Kinney arrives at the Northern Michigan Insane Asylum ready to ease psychological suffering with his modern techniques. Kinney is also running away from the torment of a dead sister and perhaps the loss of his own sanity. Under the asylum, in the tunnels, a group of inmates travel freely within the shadows, keeping and tending to their own secrets. Kinney's arrival will change everyone - especially Alma, a child born in the asylum, and raised to womanhood in secret.