How to Break Your Own Heart - Maggie Alderson Reviews
Description:ISBN 014101962X / Genre: Fiction / Author: Maggie Alderson / Paperback / 448 Pages / Book is published 2009-07-02 by Penguin
Newest Review: ... she has 'painted' this perfect life over a huge hole that not having a baby has created. Ed, on the other hand, likes his ... more
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by - written on 06/01/10 (Very useful, 21 readings)
Amelia Bradlow has a pretty perfect life. She is happily married to Ed, lives in a gorgeous house and has her own holiday home. What more could she want? It's not until best friend Kiki asks why they sleep in different beds that Amelia realizes how far from perfect her life really is. It's the matter of babies that bothers Amelia the most, and it soon becomes obvious that she has 'painted' this perfect life over a huge hole that not having a baby has created. Ed, on the other hand, likes his tidy and predictable life, and quite likes having a wife who attends to his every need. Amelia seems to have put her longings behind her, though, until she reaches ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/11/09 (Very useful, 73 readings)
Amelia Bradlow has been married to Ed for fifteen years. When Amelia's friend Kiki asks her why she and Ed sleep in separate beds, Amelia is stumped. Kiki's question forces Amelia to take a long, hard look at her marriage and what it has become. Not only that but up re-appears Joseph Hardwick, the first boy Amelia kissed, and she finds she's still attracted to him. Will Amelia stick with Ed or will she take a chance for Joseph? Having enjoyed Maggie Alderson's previous books, Mad About The Boy and Handbags and Gladrags, I was really looking forward to Maggie's newest book How To Break Your Own Heart. Maggie offered me the chance to read it and after waiting a ... Read the complete review
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