Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Waiting on Wednesday
Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
This week's pick: The Opposite of Love by Maddie Dawson
Due out March 4, 2014
Product Information taken from Amazon:
A heartfelt, funny, and all-together human novel about the best mistakes a person can make
Jonathan and Rosie have been together so long they finish each other’s sentences—so when he (finally) proposes and asks her to move across the country with him, everyone is happily surprised.
But when things suddenly unravel, Rosie sends Jonathan packing and moves back home with Soapie, the irascible, opinionated grandmother who raised her. Only now she has to figure out how to fire Soapie’s very unsuitable caregiver, a gardener named Tony who lets her drink martinis, smoke, and cheat at Scrabble.
It’s a temporary break, of course—until Rosie realizes she’s accidentally pregnant at 44, completely unequipped for motherhood, and worse, may be falling in love with the sentimental, troubled Tony, whose life is even more muddled than hers.
It’s not until Rosie learns the truth about her mother’s tragic story that she wonders if sometimes you have to let go of your fears, trustingthat the big-hearted, messy life that awaits you may just be the one you were meant to live.