A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?Claudia Parr has everything going for her. A successful editor at a publishing house in Manhattan, she's also a devoted sister, aunt, and friend. Yet she's never wanted to become a mother--which she... show more
A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?Claudia Parr has everything going for her. A successful editor at a publishing house in Manhattan, she's also a devoted sister, aunt, and friend. Yet she's never wanted to become a mother--which she discovers is a major hurdle to marriage, something she desperately wants. Then she meets her soul mate Ben who, miraculously, feels the same way about parenthood. The two fall in love and marry, committed to one another and their life of adventure and discovery. All's well until one of them has a change of heart. Someone wants a baby after all.This is the witty, heartfelt story about what happens to the perfect couple when they suddenly want different things and there is no compromise. It's about deciding what is most important in life and wagering everything to get it. And most of all, it's about the things we will--and won't--do for love.
Publish date: May 15th 2007
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Ugh. So many things to criticize, I just don't know where to start. This book started out promising because it had a unique and unorthodox protagonist, a young woman who *gasp* doesn't want kids. I could relate to this and was hoping to find a story about how it's totally okay to not want children a...
Page-turning book! Totally loved it :)
To be 100% honest, I didn't really like the main character at all. I liked the book as a whole but I saw the main character as being really childish. I think that may have been the idea, for Claudia (main character) to learn to grow up and compromise. Even though at the beginning of the novel she is...
Now, the book had a very promising beginning. The main character, Claudia, happily married to Ben, is no fan of children, has never been and isn't planning on changing that. Ben seemed to agree until one not so beautiful day he decides he wants children after all. So, what to do when a couple cannot...