Friday, April 13, 2018

Beginning ~ with a positive pregnancy test

"Wow!" I can remember saying as soon as Vivian stepped out of the bathroom and showed me the positive result of the pregnancy test.  "That's great!"  In truth, my feelings were closer to ... Really?  Already?
Two by Two ~ by Nicholas Sparks, 2016, fiction (North Carolina)
At 32, Russell Green has it all:  a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home in Charlotte.  He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that.  But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear ... and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down.  In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality.  Throwing himself into the wilderness of single parenting, Russ embarks on a journey at once terrifying and rewarding ― one that will test his abilities and his emotional resources beyond anything he ever imagined.

Gilion at Rose City Reader hosts Book Beginnings on Fridays.  Click here for today's Mister Linky.


Sandra Nachlinger said...

Nicholas Sparks's books are always entertaining. This sounds like another good one.
My Friday post features Mrs. Polifax Mysteries.

Anne@HeadFullofBooks said...

Why is Russ a single parent? Knowing Sparks books I am guessing it is death. Better get out the tissues before you read on. My Friday Quotes