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All It Takes

This collection of short stories by Patricia Volk shares heartwarming and comical tales of the relationships between wives, husbands, mothers, sisters, and daughters.

From “Mystery Salad” to “Something Wet in the Dark,” All it Takes is a charming and heartfelt collection of stories that are sure to remind readers of the enchanting relationships among family members and the puzzling stages of love.

With fifteen stories from the perspective of women in all different stages of life, Volk takes us into the urban existence of wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters as they grow to recognize the things they’ve done right and learn from the things they’ve done wrong.