Here, Home, Hope
Kelly Mills Johnson becomes restless in her thirty-ninth year. An appetite for more forces her to take stock of her middling middle-American existence and her neighbors seemingly perfect lives. Her marriage to a successful attorney has settled into a comfortable routine and being the mother of... show more
Kelly Mills Johnson becomes restless in her thirty-ninth year. An appetite for more forces her to take stock of her middling middle-American existence and her neighbors seemingly perfect lives. Her marriage to a successful attorney has settled into a comfortable routine and being the mother of two adorable sons has been rewarding. But Kellys own passions lie wasted. She eyes with envy the lives of her two best friends Kathryn and Charlotte both beautiful successful businesswomen who seem to have it all. Kelly takes charge of her life devising a midlife makeover plan. From page one Kellys witty reflections self-deprecating humor and clever tactics in executing that planshe places Post-it notes all over her house and carwill have readers laughing out loud. The next instant however they might rant right along with Kelly as her commitment to a sullen anorexic teenager left on her doorstep tries her patience or as she deflects the boozy advances of a divorced neighbor. Readers will need to keep the tissue box handy too as Kelly repairs the damage she inflicted on a high school friend; realizes how deeply her husband Patrick understands and loves her; and ultimately grows into a woman empowered by her own blend of home and career. Here Home Hope will surely appeal to readers of chick lit and other womens fiction titles who are ready to transition into something new in their own life.
Publish date: May 1st 2011
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
Pages no: 279
Edition language: English
By: Kaira Rouda ISBN-13: 9781608320912 Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group, LLC Publication date: 5/1/2011 Pages: 312 Fomrat: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars I so enjoyed Kaira Rouda’s newest upcoming release, IN THE MIRROR, (coming May 1, 2014), which I received an advanced reading copy (highly re...
I felt the story was hard to get into at first. When I think of someone having a midlife crisis I think of men. I enjoyed reading about Kelly's transformation. I wanted to yell at both Kathyrn & Bruce. I'm glad Kelly & Beth were there for Melanie. I think even though the 2 marriages were over be...