Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week's pick: Once Upon A Time There Was You by Elizabeth Berg
Publication Date: April 5, 2011

Product Description taken from Amazon:
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of Home Safe and The Last Time I Saw You comes a beautiful and moving novel about a man and woman, long divorced, who rediscover the power of love and family in the midst of an unthinkable crisis. Even on their wedding day, John and Irene sensed that they were about to make a mistake. Years later, divorced, dating other people, and living in different parts of the country, they seem to have nothing in common—nothing except the most important person in each of their lives: Sadie, their spirited eighteen-year-old daughter. Feeling smothered by Irene and distanced from John, Sadie is growing more and more attached to her new boyfriend, Ron.When tragedy strikes, Irene and John come together to support the daughter they love so dearly. What takes longer is to remember how they really feel about each other. Elizabeth Berg has once again created characters who embody the many shades of the human spirit. Reading Berg’s fiction allows us to reflect on our deepest emotions, and her gifts as a writer make Once Upon a Time, There Was You a wonderful novel about the power of love, the unshakeable bonds of family, and the beauty of second chances.


It's a Book Thing said...

Sounds like bliss on paper!

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(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

That looks live a terrific pick; thanks

Jan von Harz said...

Love Berg and this sounds amazing. Great pick!

Majanka Verstraete said...

Sounds like a nice read. I like the cover as well.

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Jill said...

She's one of my top five favorite authors...so I'm soooo excited about her latest!

Katie said...

I love Elizabeth Berg, and had no idea a new book was coming out. Thanks for the heads-up; it sounds great!

nomadreader (Carrie) said...

I really enjoy this author and haven't heard about this one. I'm off to request it from the library. Thanks!

Shan said...

This sounds lovely!

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Beth said...

That sounds really beautiful. I usually stick with YA but I'll have to give this one a try.

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