Good Wives, Paperback
3 out of 5 (2 ratings)


This is the second story about the March family. Three years on from "Little Women", the March girls and their friend Laurie are young adults with their futures ahead of them.

Although they all face painful trials along the way - from Meg's sad lesson in housekeeping to Laurie's disappointment in love and a tragedy which touches them all - each of the girls finally finds happiness, if not always in the way they expect.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic
  • ISBN: 9780140366952



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I could handle the old fashioned-ness in Little Women, because it is such a classic, but reading the sequel was too much preachiness for me.

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To be perfectly honest, I didn't know LMA had written this book. After reading it I realized that the "Little Women" movies I have seen combine this book with "Little Women".This book picks up with Meg's wedding, which happens 3 years after "Little Women" ends. It goes on in much the same way as "Little Women", telling girls lives, Meg as a young wife and mother, Amy the artist going abroad with family, Jo the favorite Aunty and struggling writer, and beloved sweet Beth, even though I pretty sure most of the free world knows what happens, I'm not going to say it here, just in case.When this book ends the girls are married women with babies. The ending sets up the next book in the series "Little Men".