If you like Can't Wait to Get to Heaven... then try . . .
The Whole World Over by Julia Glass
"Greenie Duquette, small bakery owner in Manhattan's West Village, takes a break from her marriage to Alan, a psychiatrist who could use a little couch time himself, and moves to New Mexico to be the governor's pastry chef."
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
"Is it adventure, simple pleasure, or spiritual transcendence Gilbert seeks? Traveling for a year in three disparate countries, she finds all three."
In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant
"Venetian life is vividly portrayed in the adventures of a dwarf, a courtesan, and a healer."
Digging to America by Anne Tyler
"In her 17th novel, Tyler once again brings family life into focus, starting with a chance meeting at the Baltimore airport on the day that two families meet their adopted Korean infants for the first time."