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A girl's guide to moving on : a novel, Debbie Macomber

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A girl's guide to moving on : a novel
Title
A girl's guide to moving on
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Debbie Macomber
Title variation
girls guide to moving on
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In this powerful and uplifting novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber, a mother and her daughter-in-law bravely leave their troubled marriages and face the challenge of starting over. Leaning on each other, Nichole and Leanne discover that their inner strength and capacity for love are greater than they ever imagined. When Nichole discovers that her husband, Jake, has been unfaithful, the illusion of her perfect life is indelibly shattered. While juggling her young son, a new job, and volunteer work, Nichole meets Rocco, who is the opposite of Jake in nearly every way. Though blunt-spoken and rough around the edges, Rocco proves to be a dedicated father and thoughtful friend. But just as their relationship begins to blossom, Jake wagers everything on winning Nichole back--including their son Owen's happiness. Somehow, Nichole must find the courage to defy her fears and follow her heart, with far-reaching consequences for them all. Leanne has quietly ignored her husband's cheating for decades, but is jolted into action by the echo of Nichole's all-too-familiar crisis. While volunteering as a teacher of English as a second language, Leanne meets Nikolai, a charming, talented baker from Ukraine. Resolved to avoid the heartache and complications of romantic entanglements, Leanne nonetheless finds it difficult to resist Nikolai's effusive overtures--until an unexpected tragedy tests the very fabric of her commitments. An inspiring novel of friendship, reinvention, and hope, A Girl's Guide to Moving On affirms the ability of every woman to forge a new path, believe in love, and fearlessly find happiness"--
  • "Nichole, a woman in her early thirties, is recovering from a broken heart after learning her husband was having an affair and separating from him. The twist is that her mother-in-law, Leanne, is the one who told her that her son was cheating. Leanne has looked the other way for decades as HER own husband cheated, and can't bear to see her son repeating the same pattern. In telling Nichole, she also gathers the courage to leave her husband, and the two women--ex- mother-in-law and daughter-in-law--rent apartments across the hall from each other and support one another in rebuilding their lives and embracing surprising new romantic endeavors"--
Summary
Leanne and her daughter-in-law Nichole both leave cheating husbands to start over. They learn that it is never easy and that hardships abound, but they meet many wonderful people on their way to happily-ever-after. Believable characters and an enjoyable story made this perfect for relaxing reading—definitely one of Macomber’s best. An excellent choice both for long-time fans of the author and for those who have never read her novels. -- Linda Tilden for LibraryReads
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Character
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
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Index
no index present
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fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
A girl's guide to moving on : a novel, Debbie Macomber
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rdacarrier.
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text
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Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780553391923
Lccn
2015046303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)911171893
Label
A girl's guide to moving on : a novel, Debbie Macomber
Link
9780553391923.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780553391923
Lccn
2015046303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)911171893

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