This is a blend of current bestsellers and strong mid-list titles, including well reviewed fiction and nonfiction, and international favorites. Aimed at pleasing a wide readership, the Core Series includes New York Times bestsellers, award-winning titles, and works by highly acclaimed authors.Rae Perry is young, unmarried, and far from home as she awaits the birth of her first child -- accompanied by the angry, moody man she's loved since high school. Lila Grey is a fortune-teller with no interest in the future, a mother who lost her daughter long ago, on a cold, cold day. Now, as these two women meet, it is earthquake weather in California -- a time when things are in the air, and the unexpected happens. For Rae and Lila, it will mean the sudden intertwining of their lives and fates -- as each makes a bid to change her fortune forever.