February the fifteenth is a very special day for me. It is the day I gave birth to my first child. It is also the day my husband left me...I can only assume the two events weren't entirely unrelated. Claire has everything she ever wanted: a husband she adores, a great apartment, a good job. Then,... show more
February the fifteenth is a very special day for me. It is the day I gave birth to my first child. It is also the day my husband left me...I can only assume the two events weren't entirely unrelated. Claire has everything she ever wanted: a husband she adores, a great apartment, a good job. Then, on the day she gives birth to their first baby, James informs her that he's leaving her. Claire is left with a newborn daughter, a broken heart, and a postpartum body that she can hardly bear to look at. She decides to go home to Dublin. And there, sheltered by the love of a quirky family, she gets better. So much so, in fact, that when James slithers back into her life, he's in for a bit of a surprise.
Publish date: January 23rd 2007
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Irish Literature
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Walsh Family (#1)
Count me underwhelmed--nay, irked. I tried this because it was recommended on The Ultimate Reading List under the chicklit section. Well, I'm beginning to suspect that with the rare exception (so far, Bridget Jones' Diary) this isn't the kind of book for me. So many of them strike the same tone--ove...
Opening Line:” ”I’m sorry, you must think I’m very rude. We’ve hardly even been introduced and here I am telling you all about the terrible things that have happened to me.”Claire thought she had the perfect life right up until her husband James announced that he didn’t love her anymore and was leav...
Not my favourite Walsh family book by a stretch, but I liked it nonetheless.
The story itself wasn't THAT good, but I really like her writing. I want a man like Adam!!
Although I found this book funny and cute at many points, I also couldn't seem to read it for more than 20 minutes at a time. The main characters constant inner dialogue, sounding more like a 13 year old girl than a grown woman, got a bit daunting. I craved something a little deeper than her insec...